berkana/beorc/berkano (archived version)

Literal meaning

Birch/Birch Goddess/Birthing

Sound

“B” as in “birch”

Interpretation

Becoming, healthy, rebirth, present moment, sanctuary, safety, detoxification, purification, fertility, inception, release of the old to usher in new, regrowth after destruction, regeneration, pregnancy

Murkstave

Deceit, stagnation, insecurity, unsafe, sickness, difficult beginnings, problems with reproduction, hostile conditions

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