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Rune Othila meaning

It is the last of the twenty-four runes that have been the subject of our study and the eighth rune of the Tyr’s set. It represents the vowel “O” and its name can be either a proper name or a reference to ancestral heritage. In the past, although the cattle, symbolized by the first rune – Fehu, was the most visible sign of wealth, the real wealth was the land.…

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Rune Mannaz meaning

It is the twentieth of the twenty-four runes of the magical Norse alphabet and the forth of the last set, Tyr’s aett. It represents the sound “M” and its name means “human” or “humanity”. Its shape is mysterious to you, but we can discern two people offering their arms in an embracement. In normal position, Mannaz signifies all the people we are connected to, everyone we touched in our life,…

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Rune Laguz meaning

It is the twenty-first of the twenty-four runes of the magical Norse alphabet and the fifth of Tyr’s aett. It represents the sound “L” and its name has the meaning of “lake” or “water”. Usually, when the modern man thinks of water, especially at the non-flowing bodies of water, he has in mind the image of a peaceful lake or of a tropical azure sea. Water means life, beauty and…

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Rune Kenaz meaning

It is the sixth of the twenty-four runes of the magical Norse alphabet and of the first set of 8, Frey’s aett. It represents the sound “C” or “K” and its name means “torch” or “flambeau”. Its significance is closely related to the previous rune: Kenaz is the torch that lights the road, the lighthouse or the fire that guides the traveller or the navigator. If Raidho is an astronomical…

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Rune Eiwaz meaning

It is the thirteenth of the twenty-four runes of the magical Norse alphabet and, at the same time, the fifth rune of the second set, the Heimdall’s aett. In the past, the symbolism of the Yew tree was closely linked with both death and immortality and it has a special connection with the afterlife. Its shape depicts the duality of the worlds as seen by the old ones: the upper…

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Rune Dagaz meaning

It is the twenty-third of the twenty-four runes of the magical Norse alphabet and, in the same time, the seventh rune of the Tyr’s set. The meaning of its name is “day” or “dawn”. It represents a sound that is often marked as “D”, but it represents a specific sound. This sound can be found in the Germanic languages, transcribed as “Dh”, and in English is the “TH” sound from…

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Rune Ansuz meaning

It is the fourth of the twenty-four runes of the magical Norse alphabet. It represents the sound “A”, and the meaning of its name is “God” or “Ancestral”. In Scandinavian mythology, the Aesir are the principal gods of the pantheon, very much alike the Olympians from the old Ellada. Its form is a vertical line with two other lines descending from the right side. Its shape is analogous to Fehu…

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Nauthiz Rune Meaning

It is tenth of the twenty-four runes of the magical Norse alphabet and, in the same time, the second rune of the Heimdall’s aett. It represents the sound “N” and its name means “need” or “necessity”. Its form indicates an imbalanced scale, a disharmonious balance. This rune is as negative as Hagalaz when extracted, announcing a period of poverty, both figuratively and literally. Nauthiz represents the need to have, to…

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Jera Rune Meaning

It is the twelfth of the twenty-four runes of the magical Norse alphabet and, in the same time, the forth rune of the second aett. The represented sound is marked with “J” in the northern countries and it is a rather closed “I, more similar “Y” sound, than to “J”. In the past, and especially in the Scandinavian countries, progress, abundance and light were associated with warmer seasons – spring…

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Isa Rune Meaning

It is the eleventh of the twenty-four runes of the magical Norse alphabet and, in the same time, the third rune of Heimdall’s aett. In the past, in the Scandinavian countries, the ice was the omnipresent element of winter, the symbol of stagnation. Although there is no way of knowing how the old were seeing the ice, whether feminine or masculine, ice is definitely the opposite of fire. Without a…

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Ingwaz (Inguz) Rune Meaning

Rune Ingwaz meaningIt is the twenty-second of the twenty-four runes of the magical Norse alphabet and, in the same time, the sixth of the Tyr’s aett. It represents the sound “Ng”, a specific sound to the northers languages. It is a somewhat silent sound, more of an echo, rather than pronounced, as in the English words “king” or “ring”, with a silent “N” and no audible “G”. Its name is…

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Hagalaz Rune Meaning

It is the ninth of the twenty-four runes of the magical Norse alphabet and, in the same time, the first rune of the second set, the Heimdall’s aett. It represents the sound “H” and its name means “stone” or “hailstone”. In the past, hailstone represented the destructive aspect of nature, the weather’s manifestation that spoiled the crops and the seedlings. Thinking better, we cannot regret the destruction, since nature takes…