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Sowilo is reconstructed Common Germanic the Rune for the sound represented by the Roman letter "S." It was known as Sol or Sig in Old Norse, Sigel in Anglo-Saxon, and Sauil or Saugil in Gothic. Notice how close Gothic is, relatively speaking, to the...
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Elhaz is the seventh Rune of the second aett (group of eight). Its name means "elk," in the European sense of the word. The European elk is essentially the same animal as the North American "moose." The North American elk (wapiti) is a...
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Welcome to Tyr’s Aett, the third and final aett (group of eight) of the Elder Futhark. Tiwaz is the name of this aett’s first rune in reconstructed Common Germanic. Its name became first Teiws in Gothic, then later Tiw or Tiu in Anglo-Saxon and Tyr in Old...
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Dagaz, depending on one’s perspective, is either the last or next to last rune in the Elder Futhark. Ancient inscriptions vary in whether Dagaz or Othala comes last. Modern runesters pretty much agree that either order works. Other than the twenty-third and...
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Last year I wrote the Hagalaz article while snowed in. Later in the year I somehow managed to get the Nauthiz article written. (Library School is going well, got 3 A's and a B, should be finished by the end of 99, and in the spirit of Wunjo, a moderate "h...
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The third rune of the third aett bears the reconstructed Common Germanic name Ehwaz. Later, its name became Aihws in Gothic (note how archaic Gothic is), and still later, Eh in Anglo-Saxon. If you remember that “k” in Indo-European changed to “h” in Germanic,...
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Mannaz is the fourth rune of the third aett. Its name is the reconstructed Common germanic for “man” in the sense of “human being.” Although it follows closely after Berkano, a very female rune, Ingwaz is Berkano’s polar opposite in terms of matters of gender....
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The Weekly Rune -- Sowilo
Wunjo holds as the half-month rune through October 28. At that point Hagalaz moves to the fore. Read right to left is Wunjo above, then Hagalaz below, followed by Sowilu (or Sowilo).
Weekly Rune: Sowilo
The presence of Sowilo (or Sowilu) at this time means we have persevered through hardship and truly mastered the work. Whatever has been pressing, its breakthrough and recently-revealed wisdom are lasting. This final rune of the second aett tells us we ...
Brand new Hera-Sowilo dungeon in Puzzle & Dragons descended today
Mark this date in Puzzle & Dragons history, this is the first time Hera-Sowilo has ever descended! This light Hera has her very own Legendary and Mythical dungeon for us to crawl through with many gems in hand. Do you have what it takes to capture the ...
Israeli sailors rescue Syrian, Iraqi refugees after boat capsizes
In dramatic operation, Ashdod sailing club members pull Syrian and Iraqi refugees out of Mediterranean Sea. By Viva Sarah Press October 18, 2015, 3:06 pm. Israelis pull 11 refugees to safety.
When Hitler Stole Our Symbols
Runes – Sacred and inherently magical to followers of Asatru and other Germanic Pagan paths, a number of runes have been appropriated by fascists, including odal, sowilo and tiwaz. Labrys – The double-headed axe, an emblem used by some Hellenic ...

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