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Runic Dictionary

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Anon Óldr 16I l. 7

austr — in the east

lemma:

3. austr (adv.; °compar. -ar, superl. -ast): east, in the east

readings:

notes:

[7] austr ‘in the east’: That is, from an Icelandic perspective, in Norway. One or both of the adverbs austr and víða ‘far and wide’ could equally be attached to the second clause in the helmingr, though the present arrangement is simpler (see NN §1221).

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