As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
banda Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (að), v. to make a sign by waving the hand;
- ~ á móti fénu, to drive away the sheep;
- with dat., ~ höndum; to wave the hands.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛅᚾᛏᛅ