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