Jonas Lau Markussen

ᛏ Týr

Týr is the name of the áss who lost his arm to the wolf Fenrir. But the name can also be used as a poetic word for any god.

 

 

Stanza from the Icelandic Rune Poem:

 

Týr is a one-handed áss
and leavings of the wolf
and prince of temples.

 

 

Stanza from the Norwegian Rune Poem:

 

Týr is a one-handed áss;
often has the smith to blow.

 

 

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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