Pronunciation: GHEB-o or GAY-bo
Alternative names: gyfu, gifu, gytu
Sound: “G” as in “gift”
Associated Concepts and Interpretations
Relationships, sometimes romantic
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 for gebo.
There is no Icelandic rune poem for gebo.
ᚷ Gyfu gumena byþ gleng and herenys, wraþu and wyrþscype and wræcna gehwam ar and ætwist, ðe byþ oþra leas
Gyfu Generosity brings credit and honour, which support one's dignity; it furnishes help and subsistence to all broken men who are devoid of aught else
last updated: 27 dec 2021
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