September 14, 2017
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.
NO: Old Norse transliteration
EN: Modern English transliteration