Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 30 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|Jara is sometimes known as the rune of what?||Norse Runes
Things like writing music.
|In Norse runes, what does the Feoh rune mean?||Norse Runes
|Why do some people belive that the right way to interpret the Futhark is to begin with the U-rune, calling it the Uthark?||Runes and their world
It fits the Norse myths.. The U-rune means "Force" or "Power of the beginning", or "The original force". That is, the creation of Everything. From there we go through the runes towards a logical conclusion. The foremost spokesman for the Uthark-theory was Sigurd Agrell, a Swedish author. As always when it comes to runes, opinions differ.
If you wish to learn more about runes, I suggest that you search the Internet to begin with, or get a hold of a book or two containing the history and meaning behind the Futhark, preferably with pictures of runestones in them.
You put a dot on it.. A new invention was the "Dotted Rune". You could read the rune I as an E without the dot, but there was no mistaking it when it was dotted. Other dotted runes are (ordinary/dotted): K/G, U/Y, B/P, T/D, F/V.
Secret.. That is the subject of runes in a nutshell. There is always another aspect to the interpretation, as runes are plastic in their appearance and meaning which makes them all the more fascinating.
|What happened to those who could interpret runes in Iceland during the 17th century?||Runes and their world
They were burned at the stake.. If you knew the secret behind the Futhark, you had better keep it to yourself. They were considered witches and magicians, and would inevitably end up toasted.
16.. It is divided into three Aetts. An Aett means an eighth, which is a reminder of the older Futhark, as it contained 24 runes.
It has no meaning.. The Futhark is divided into three different parts: 1. F u th a r k. 2. H n i a s. 3. T b m l R. We just use the first six runes to name the runic alphabet, much like the latin alphabet = Alpha Beta. No, you counted correctly, the "th" in Futhark is just one rune, Thurisaz.