As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- að, [vanr], to want, lack: impers. with acc. of person and thing, e-n (acc.) vantar e-t (acc.), engan penning vantaði á, Nj. 190; vantaði þá eigi hesta né aðra hluti. Fms. iii. 77; mundi vanta þrjú hundruð, x. 64; vantaði tvá hesta, Grett. 111 A; at hann skyldi heldr vanta fé enn aðra menn, Band. 4.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛅᚾᛏᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Banda-manna Saga. (D. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
- Njála. (D. II.)
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