As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
út Old Icelandic word can mean:
- 1) out, towards the outer side, opp. to inn (út ok inn með hverjum firdi); kalla menn út, out of doors; út ór, out of, out from; út munninn, out of the mouth;
- 2) of time, út jól, all through Yule;
- 3) láta út, to stand out to sea; esp. of going out to Iceland from Norway, opp. to útan (far þú til Íslands út); koma út hingat, or simply, koma út, to come to Iceland; also of other far countries (fara út til Jórsala);
- 4) with verbs; brenna út, to burn out; bjóða út liði, to levy troops.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛏ