Alternative names: sowulu, sol, sunna
Sound: “S” as in “sun”
Associated Concepts and Interpretations
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.
ᛋ Sól er landa ljóme; lúti ek helgum dóme.
ᛋ Sol Sun is the light of the world; I bow to the divine decree
ᛋ Sól er skýja skjöldr ok skínandi röðull ok ísa aldrtregi. rota siklingr
Sól - Sun Shield of the clouds and shining ray and destroyer of ice
ᛋ Sigel semannum symble biþ on hihte, ðonne hi hine feriaþ ofer fisces beþ, oþ hi brimhengest bringeþ to lande
Sigel The sun is ever a joy in the hopes of seafarers when they journey away over the fishes' bath, until the courser of the deep bears them to land
last updated: 21 jan 2022
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