Austan

Old Icelandic Dictionary - austan

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "austan" in English.

As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):

austan Old Icelandic word can mean:

austan
adv.
austan
1) from the east;
austan
á ~, blowing from east;
austan
fyrir ~ (as a prep. with acc.), east of;
austan
2) without motion, on the eastern side (þrjú hlið vóru ~ á borginni);
austan
3) with gen., to the east of (~ árinnar; ~ fjarðar).

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚢᛋᛏᛅᚾ

Abbreviations used:

adv.
adverb.
acc.
accusative.
gen.
genitive.
n.
neuter.
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