SuðrOld Icelandic Dictionary - suðr
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "suðr" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
suðr Old Icelandic word can mean:
- n. the south (veðr var á suðri); frá suðri, from the south.
- 1) south, southwards; ríða s., to ride south; s. horfðu dyrr, the doors faced the south; ganga (fara) s., to go south on a pilgrimage (to Rome or Palestine); s. af kirkju, to the south of the church; hjá haugi Gunnars s. frá, by Gunnar’s grave-mound, on the south side of it;
- 2) in the south (hann dvaldist s. í landi).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚢᚦᚱ
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