As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
austr-ferð Old Norse word can mean:
- and austr-för, f. voyage to the east, esp. to Russia or the east Baltic, Fb. i. 130, Ls. 60, the last passage in a mythical sense.
- COMPDS: austrfararknörr, austrfararskip.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚢᛋᛏᚱ-ᚠᛁᚱᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
- Loka-senna. (A. I.)