hagalaz/hagal

page updated: 02 dec 2021

Literal meaning

Hail/Hailstone/Disruption

Sound

“H” as in “hail”

Interpretation

Change and growth for long term, inner harmony, correction, evolutionary progress, transformation, inevitability of wyrd, representation of the dark hag (e.g., the crone, Cailleach), sudden change, analysis without attachment to outcome, being forced to take a different/new appoach

Murkstave

Some sources say there is no myrkr/reverse interpretations for hagalaz. Some disagree. Following are possible myrkr interpretations.

Crisis, radical change, disruption, unavoidable trial, the shadow, discomfort, catastrophe, illness, disaster

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