For-stand

Old Norse Dictionary - for-stand

Meaning of Old Norse word "for-stand" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

for-stand
n. [the Germ. verstand], understanding in household matters, forstanda-kona, u, f. (-maðr, m.), a good house-keeper.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚠᚢᚱ-ᛋᛏᛅᚾᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
Germ.
German.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.
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