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