As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
vatna Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (að), v.
- 1) to water (~ hestum, fénaði);
- 2) to fast on water, = vatnfasta;
- 3) impers., land ~r, the land disappears under the (horizon at) sea (þeir sigldu þrjá daga til þess er landit var ~t).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛅᛏᚾᛅ
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