Austr-rúm

Old Norse Dictionary - austr-rúm

Meaning of Old Norse word "austr-rúm" in English.

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

austr-rúm
n. the part of a vessel’s hold near the stern where the pump is, Hkr. i. 82, Stj. 57, Fbr. 158, Edda 35; an aft and fore pumping-place (eptra ok fremra austrrúm) is mentioned Fms. viii. 139.

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

Abbreviations used:

n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
Fbr.
Fóstbræðra Saga. (D. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Hkr.
Heimskringla. (E. I.)
Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
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