Jonas Lau Markussen

ᚴ kaun

Kaun means sore or ulcer.



Stanza from the Icelandic Rune Poem:


Sore is a curse to children
and painful spot
and abode of mortification.



Stanza from the Norwegian Rune Poem:


Sore is fatal to children;
death makes a corpse pale.



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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