As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- and -ætt, f. eastern region, east; í austr., towards east, in eastern direction, Fms. ii. 49, x. 267, Sks. 38. 655 xiv. B. i.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚢᛋᛏᚱ-ᛅᛏᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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