Rune Meanings

Here is a list of all the runes and their meanings with images of each one for reference.

 

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Fehu

—Wealth, abundance, your “lot” in life, what you’re worth, success, luck, hope

 

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Uruz

—Strength, prowess, food, nutrition, vitality, might

 

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Thurisaz

—Discipline, mental fortitude, meditation, willpower, inner strength

 

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Ansuz

—Spoken word, power of speech, communication, decisions, answers

 

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Raidho

—journey, travel, trip, relocation, movement, ride, transportation

 

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Kenaz

—light, creativity, revelation, knowledge, art

 

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Gebo

— Gift, exchange, relationships, give and take, reciprocation,

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Wunjo

—- excitement, arousal, pleasure, comfort, interest, well-being, health

 

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Hagalaz

—- trials, difficulties, “hail storm”, wrath of nature, crisis, stress

 

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Nauthiz

—- Need, Necessary, yearning, desperation, test, ordeal, difficulty

 

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Isa

—- “ice storm”, overwhelm, being taken over, extreme difficulty, silence, withdrawing

 

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Jera

— Harvest, abundance, reaping the benefits, results of past efforts, full cycle, getting the good things you worked towards

 

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Ihwaz

— life and death, direction, aim, drive, motivation, intent

 

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Perthro

—- person, participant, new player, birthed, chess piece, someone taking part in the big picture

 

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Elhaz

—– Safety in retreat, resort, home safety, moat, protection, warding off evil, need for protection from actual threat

 

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Sowilo

—– Sun, brightness, victory, honor, success, results, goal, good advice

 

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Tiwaz

—- analysis, figuring out which way to go, rational planning, just decisions, right

 

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Berkano

—- nurturing, femininity, mother, liberation, love affair, release,

 

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Ehwaz

— Teamwork, means to an end, travel, mountains, difficult journey, seeking one’s self, walkabout,

 

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Mannaz

—- people, interactions, social gathering, man’s place in the universe, existence, gettogether, place in society,

 

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Laguz

—– imagination, emotion, clearing, dream, soul essence, spirit within, healing

 

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Ingwaz

—- common sense, familiar safety, support, relief, caring, knowing what to do

 

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Dagaz

—- awakening, breakthrough, daylight, revelation, consciousness, bright day after much needed sleep

 

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Othala

—– home base, safety, nothing to worry about, inheritance, dowry, sure outcome, sureness, knowing you are safe.