|Rune Symbol and
Teiwaz “tea-wawz” is the first
rune in the third aett. Its phonetic sound is “T” as in two. It
represents the sky god Teiwaz and is a warrior rune. Successful
use is achievable only with sacrifice. Some of its qualities are
enthusiasm and motivation.
Magically it is used for victory over adversity or injustice.
Berkana “bare-kawn-oh” is the
second rune in the third aett and represents the birch tree. Its
phonetic sound is “B” as in birth. For the ancient peoples the
birch symbolized spring and the beginning of new life or
Magically it aids in fertility, relationships, and business
Ehwaz “ay-wawz” is the third
rune in the third aett and is the horse rune. Its phonetic sound
is “E” as in memory. The horse was the most sacred animal of
ancient pagans. It symbolizes movement and change for the better
and a strong bond.
Magically it is used to bring about change and create bonds.
Mannaz “mawn-nawz” is the fourth
rune in the third aett and represents man and mankind. Its
phonetic sound is “M” as in mate. It symbolizes basic human
qualities and cooperation. It is referred to as a rune of the
mind and of knowing oneself.
Magically it is used to gain aid and the cooperation of others.
Laguz “law-gooze”is the fifth
rune in the third aett and represents water. Its phonetic sound
is “L” as in long. It relates to flow, the sea, emotion, and
intuition. Its power is embodied in the flow of the tides and
the period of transition from one state to another. Magically it
is seen to accelerate flow of the mind.
Inguz “eeeng-wawz” is the sixth rune in the third aett. Its
phonetic sound is “NG” as in sing. It is the symbol of light and
represents Inguz the god of male fertility and the house hearth.
This rune channels potential energy.
Magically it is used to build energy gradually and release it in
Dagaz “daw-gauze” is the seventh
rune in the third aett and means day. Its phonetic sound is “D”
as in dark. Its shape represents stable balance between
opposites especially light and dark and is sometimes called the
Magically it has great protective powers and opens new
Othila “oath-awe-law” is the
eighth rune in the third aett and represents homeland. Its
phonetic sound is “O” as in own. Its shape represents an
enclosure whose contents cannot be taken away. It relates to
possessions and inheritance.
Magically it is used to protect wealth and the health of the