Austr

Old Norse Dictionary - austr

Meaning of Old Norse word "austr" in English.

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

austr
rs, m. [A. S. and Engl. east; Hel. ôstar; Germ, ost, osten], the east; sól í austri, Grág. ii. 224, Rb. 92, Landn. 276; ór austri, Sturl. ii. 25. 2. as adv. towards east, eastward, Nj. 151, Eg. 72, Grág. i. 96, 189.

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

Abbreviations used:

adv.
adverb.
A. S.
Anglo-Saxon.
Engl.
English.
gl.
glossary.
Hel.
Heliand.
l.
line.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.
S.
Saga.
v.
vide.

Works & Authors cited:

Eg.
Egils Saga. (D. II.)
Grág.
Grágás. (B. I.)
Landn.
Landnáma. (D. I.)
Nj.
Njála. (D. II.)
Rb.
Rímbegla. (H. III.)
Sturl.
Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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