Jonas Lau Markussen

ᚢ úr

Úr means either rain or the slag from iron production.



Stanza from the Icelandic Rune Poem:


Rain is the weeping of the clouds
and ruin of the hay-harvest
and abomination of the shepherd.



Stanza from the Norwegian Rune Poem:


Slag comes from bad iron;
the reindeer often races over the frozen snow.



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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