Aust-rœnn

Old Norse Dictionary - aust-rœnn

Meaning of Old Norse word "aust-rœnn" in English.

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

aust-rœnn
adj. [Hel. ostroni; A. S. easterne; cp. norrænn, suðrænn], eastern, of the wind; a. gola, eastern breeze, Sturl. iii. 59; vindr, Orkn. (in a verse); viðr, timber from Norway or Scandinavia, Grág. i. 149, the Eistland tymmer of the old Scotch inventories (Jamieson, Suppl. S. v.); Austrænir menn, Norsemen in Iceland, FmS. ix. 276; as a nickname, Eb. 12, and Landn. The name denotes the inhabitants of the Scandinavian continent as opp. to the British Islands and Iceland.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚢᛋᛏ-ᚱᚢᚾᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
A. S.
Anglo-Saxon.
cp.
compare.
Hel.
Heliand.
l.
line.
n.
neuter.
opp.
opposed.
pl.
plural.
S.
Saga.
s. v.
sub voce.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Eb.
Eyrbyggja Saga. (D. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Grág.
Grágás. (B. I.)
Landn.
Landnáma. (D. I.)
Orkn.
Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
Sturl.
Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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