As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
annast Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (að), v. refl.
- 1) to take care of (mál þetta mun ek ~);
- 2) to provide for, support (~ börn, ómaga);
- ~ sik, to support oneself;
- 3) ~ um e-t, to be busy about, to occupy oneself with (~ um matreiðu).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚾᚾᛅᛋᛏ