wunjo ᚹ

Pronunciation: WOON-yo

Alternative names: wyn

Translation: joy

Sound: “W” as in “wyrd”


Associated Concepts and Interpretations

Bindrune governance

Friendship/ fellowship/ community

Harmony

Healing (emotional/ mental/ interpersonal)

Integration of spirit

Joy/ happiness/ bliss

Luck

Optimism

Peace

Perfection of creative process

“Realization of true Will”/ Will

Spiritual ecstasy

Success/ fulfillment/ prosperity

Well-being

Wish


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 Norwegian rune poem for wunjo.
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Icelandic:
There is no Icelandic rune poem for wunjo.
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Anglo-Saxon:
ᚹ Wenne bruceþ, ðe can weana lyt
   sares and sorge and him sylfa hæfþ
   blæd and blysse and eac byrga geniht
Wynn
Bliss he enjoys who knows not suffering, sorrow nor anxiety,
and has prosperity and happiness and a good enough house

last updated: 30 dec 2021


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