Alternative names: ehwass, eih, eoh, eh
Sound: “E” as in “element” (“eh”)
Associated Concepts and Interpretations
Link between emotional attitudes and external world
Relationship with fylgja/rune of the fylgja
Spiritual journey/inner journey/protective rune
Travel/astral travel/etheric body
Union of dualities (e.g., man/woman, man/horse)
Associated Rune Poems
(as translated by Bruce Dickins, 1915; public domain)
A number of interpretations are derived from the various runic poems and those associated with this rune (where available) are included below for further consideration.
There is no Norwegian rune poem
There is no Icelandic rune poem
ᛖ Eh byþ for eorlum æþelinga wyn, hors hofum wlanc, ðær him hæleþ ymb[e] welege on wicgum wrixlaþ spræce and biþ unstyllum æfre frofure
Eh The horse is a joy to princes in the presence of warriors. A steed in the pride of its hoofs, when rich men on horseback bandy words about it; and it is ever a source of comfort to the restless
last updated: 22 jan 2022
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