As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- m. ‘land-north,’ north-east, opp. to út-norðr = the north-west, a phrase borrowed from the Scandin. continent (see landsuðr), Fs. 22, K. Þ. K. 138, Grág. ii. 283, Sks. 173, Bs. ii. 48, Bjarn. (in a verse).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛚᛅᚾᛏ-ᚾᚢᚱᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- Scandinavia, Scandinavian.
Works & Authors cited:
- Bjarnar Saga. (D. II.)
- Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
- Forn-sögur. (D. II.)
- Grágás. (B. I.)
- K. Þ. K.
- Kristinn-réttr Þorláks ok Ketils = Kristinna-laga-þáttr. (B. I.)
- Konungs Skugg-sjá. (H. II.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.