As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
suðr-land Old Norse word can mean:
- n. a southern county, the south shore of a fjord, Fms. viii. 220: plur. suðrlönd, the south-lands, Saxony, Germany, Fb. i. 502.
- II. a local name = Sutherland in Scotland, Orkn., Landn.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚢᚦᚱ-ᛚᛅᚾᛏ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Flateyjar-bók (E. I.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- Landnáma. (D. I.)
- Orkneyinga Saga. (E. II.)
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