ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

3austr adv. [compar. -ar, superl. -ast]

1) (om retning) mod øst ‖ (of direction) eastwards

2) (om sted) østpå (ofte i forb. med præp.) ‖ (of position) in the east (often with prep.)

 ● austr í land (i Norge ‖ in Norway)

 ● í Vík austr østpå i Vigen (ved Oslofjorden mellem Gautelven og Rygjarbit) ‖ east in ‘Vík’ (the area around Oslo fjord between Gautelven and Rygjarbit)

3) (set fra Island) i Norge, i Skandinavien, i udlandet ‖ (seen from Iceland) in Norway, in Scandinavia, abroad

Forms: austr (36); avstr (21); ꜹstr (15); ávstr (1); austaz (1); austar (1); áustr (1); av́str (1); austast (1); ꜹster (1); austur (1);

Gloss.: Finsen; Fr item austarr; Hertzb; Suppl4 òu-; AH; AJ; deVr; NO item austarr; ÁBlM; Bl sb./adv., item austar

Literature: Magerøy 1988 [NT 5:1] 80-81; Sköld 1966 3-61

Genre. (expected): historical works: 31 (14); legal works: 14 (8); contemporary sagas: 12 (6); family sagas: 11 (10); religious works: 6 (21); þættir: 2 (2); romances: 1 (8); charters: 1 (6); learned works: 1 (2); legendary sagas: 1 (3);

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