austur

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Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse austr, from Proto-Germanic *austą.

Adverb[edit]

austur (comparative austar, superlative austast)

  1. east, eastward (designating movement to the east)
  2. in the east (only used together with a prepositional phrase indicating a more precise location, except when used comparatively)

Noun[edit]

austur n

  1. east
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Related to the verb ausa.

Noun[edit]

austur m

  1. the act of drawing [water] or ladling
  2. waste, squandering
Declension[edit]