As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
varna Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (að), v.
- 1) to withhold from one, deny one a thing, ~ e-m e-s (~ e-m liðveizlu, máls, réttinda);
- 2) ~ við e-u, to abstain from (~ við kjötvi); ~ði-t við tárum, she could not forbear weeping.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛅᚱᚾᛅ
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