Austr

Old Icelandic Dictionary - austr

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "austr" in English.

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

austr Old Icelandic word can mean:

austr
I)
austr
n.
austr
1) the east (sól í ~i; til ~s);
austr
2) as adv., in the east (ek var a. ok ána varðak); towards the east (þú vart a. sendr).
austr
II)
austr
(-ra or -rar), m.
austr
1) the act of baling out water; standa í ~i, to be engaged in baling;
austr
2) bilge-water (skipit fullt af ~i).

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚢᛋᛏᚱ

Abbreviations used:

n.
neuter.
adv.
adverb.
m.
masculine.
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