Runes of the elder Futhark
The Anglo-Saxon Futhark added nine extra runes and some alternate forms
of the runes that are found in the Elder Futhark. Several of the runes
take on slightly different forms.
Os (Ansuz) takes on a slightly different form with the addition of
upward lines, while Aesc is the form that was Ansuz and Ar and Aes are
added to the end of the Futhark
|Is Ansuz or "Os" in the Anglo-Saxon futhark
||Ac phonetic value "a" Oak Tree
Aesc Phonetic value "a" as in "at"
Ash tree, or primal human material
|Yr Phonetic value "un" gold decoration
Primal human material
|Ior Phonetic value "io" serpent
|'Ear Phonetic value "ao" or "eo"
|Cweorth Phonetic value "ao" or "oe"
|Calc Phonetic value "k"
chalk, cup, or crystal goblet
|Stone Phonetic value "st"
stone, or altar stone
|Gar Phonetic value "g"
Spear, Odhinn's spear
This series was written by Valkyrie* and posted originally on
Runes/Asatru on PODS. The names, primary definition and sound
assignment are from Edred Thorsson's books on runes, _Futhark_, _ At
the Well of Wyrd_ and _Runelore_. Other sources and personal experience
have been drawn on for the discussions.
Copyright January 1994 by *Susan Granquist*
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