Pronunciation: ING-wahz

Alternative names: inguz, enguz, ing

Translation: Ing/Freyr

Sound: “NG” as in “ring”


Associated Concepts and Interpretations

Ancestry

Channeled energy

Completion

Darkness

Dreams coming true

Fertility

Full potential reached

Internal growth

Masculinity/Male

Ørlǫg (ancestral)

River of life

Safety/home and hearth

Seed

Sexuality/passion

Solitude

Transformational processes


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.

Norwegian:
There is no associated Norwegian rune poem
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Icelandic:
There is no associated Icelandic rune poem
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Anglo-Saxon:
ᛝ Ing wæs ærest mid East-Denum
   gesewen secgun, oþ he siððan est
   ofer wæg gewat; wæn æfter ran;
   ðus Heardingas ðone hæle nemdun
Ing
Ing was first seen by men among the East-Danes,
till, followed by his chariot,
he departed eastwards over the waves.
So the Heardingas named the hero

last updated: 26 jan 2022


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