As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. ‘south-wards,’ southern, Edda 12; sunnanvert England, Eg. 271; á sunnan-verðu Íslandi, Landn. 25; réttsýni upp í sunnanverða Hundatjörn, Dipl. v. 19.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛋᚢᚾᚾᛅᚾ-ᚢᛁᚱᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Diplomatarium. (J. I.)
- Edda. (C. I.)
- Egils Saga. (D. II.)
- Landnáma. (D. I.)
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