Alternative names: reid, rad, radho, raidho, reidh, reið, raiðo
Sound: “R” as in “riding”
Associated Concepts and Interpretations
Order to chaos
The Path/The Way
Trance states/vision quests/shamanic journeying
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.
ᚱ Ræið kveða rossom væsta; Reginn sló sværðet bæzta
ᚱ Reidh Riding is said to be the worst thing for horses; Reginn forged the finest sword
ᚱ Reið er sitjandi sæla ok snúðig ferð ok jórs erfiði.
Reid - Riding Joy of the horsemen and speedy journey and toil of the steed
ᚱ Rad byþ on recyde rinca gehwylcum sefte ond swiþhwæt, ðamðe sitteþ on ufan meare mægenheardum ofer milpaþas
Rad Riding seems easy to every warrior while he is indoors and very courageous to him who traverses the high-roads on the back of a stout horse
last updated: 24 dec 2021
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