As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
gæta Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (-tta, -tt), v.
- 1) to watch, take care of, guard, with gen.; g. skóklæða e-s, to take care of one’s shoes; g. dura í höllinni, to guard the door of the hall; g. kúa, hesta, to tend cows, horses; g. dóma, to observe justice; g. ráðsins, to take heed to the advice; g. til e-s, to mind, take care of, attend to (svá gættu þeir til, at ekki varð at);
- 2) refl., ok um þat gættust, and took counsel together.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚴᛅᛏᛅ
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