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The following are the first 8 runes which are part of the first Aett.    Click on titles above to go to other Aett pages.  

Rune Symbol and Representative Artwork Description
Hagalaz
Hagalaz “haw-gaw-laws” is the first rune of the second aett. Its phonetic sound is “H” as in hold. Literally it means hailstone and relates to disruptive and impersonal forces. Sudden transformation, positive or negative, can occur.
Magically it is seen to overcome negative habits or luck.
Nauthiz
Nauthiz “now-these” is the second rune in the second aett. Its phonetic sound is “N” as in north. It represents two pieces of crossed kindling and literally means need. It relates to all matters of need and of acceptance of current position.
Magically it is used in all forms of achievement and success.
Isa
Isa “ee-saw” is the third rune in the second aett. Its phonetic sound is “EE” as in female. It literally means ice and is in the form on an icicle. It signifies delay or a halt in progress. It can be positive to allow regeneration.
Magically it is used to freeze or hold conditions for a short time.
Jera
Jera “jar-awe” is the fourth rune in the second aett. Its phonetic sound is “J” as in jump. It means year or season and refers to cycles. It is a rune of completion at the proper time like a bountiful harvest or fruition of work.
Magically it is used to represent a tangible result for effort put in.
 
Eihwaz
Eihwaz “eye-wawz” is the fifth rune in the second aett. Its phonetic sound is “I” as in eye. It symbolizes the yew tree, one of the longest living and most poisonous trees in Europe. It is one of the most powerful runes and represents longevity and death.
Magically it is used in protection and recovery.
Pertho
Pertho “perth-row” is the sixth rune in the second aett. Its phonetic sound is “P” as in paper. It symbolizes a dice cup used to cast lots. This is a rune of uncertainty, secrets, and mystery and stands for the conflict between freewill and fate.
Magically it is used to open or block hidden forces or find lost things.

 
Aligiz
Algiz “all-yeese” is the seventh rune in the second aett. Its phonetic sound is “ZZ” as in buzz. It symbolizes the tremendous resistance power of the elk and is a powerful protection rune.
It provides a potent shield around a wearer’s body.
Magically it is used as protection against any kind of danger.
 
Sowulo
Sowulo “sow-wee-low” is the eighth rune in the second aett. Its phonetic sound is “S” as in sun. It represents the power of the sun and is a rune of great force. It channels power for enlightenment and aids in achieving goals and good health.
Magically it is used to aid in victory and increases self-confidence.

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