uruz/urox

Literal meaning

Aurochs/Wild Ox/Challenge

Sound

“U” as in “rune”; occasionally “v”

Interpretation

Strength, tenacity, pragmatism, determination, stone-willed, life force, healing, endurance, trial by ordeal, rite of initiation, personal growth

Murkstave

Psychological or emotional addictions, delusion, fantasy, ignoring signals, joylessness, melancholy, need to lighten up, suffering defeat, failure to meet life’s challenges

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