berjast í bökkum

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From berjast(to fight) the reflexive form of berja(to beat) + í(in, on) + bökkum the dative plural form of bakki(edge, bank). Literally meaning to "fight on the banks".

Verb[edit]

berjast í bökkum

  1. (idiomatic) to have a difficult struggle with something, to have to hard time