Jonas Lau Markussen

ᛅ ár

Ár literally translates to year but means a particularly good or plentiful year.

 

 

Stanza from the Icelandic Rune Poem:

 

A plentiful year is a boon to men;
I say that Fróði was generous.

 

 

Stanza from the Norwegian Rune Poem:

 

A plentiful year is boon to men
and good summer
and thriving crops.

 

 

LO: Long-branch
SH: Short-twig
ST: Staveless
VA: Variant
TW: Twig-runes
NO: Old Norse transliteration
EN: Modern English transliteration

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