As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- a, m. [Germ. vormund], a ward, of a minor.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚢᚱ-ᛘᚢᚾᛏᛅᚱᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements