Saturday, 15 November 2008

Runic-Ogham Correspondences-Ac/Ailm




Anglo-Saxon futhorc-Ac

Ogham-Ailm

Phonetic value-short a

Exoteric interpretation-Oak tree, the holy tree of the Germanic sky and thunder gods, long time endurance. The acorn, the symbol of potential. Women`s rune of pregnancy and childbirth.
Esoteric interpretation of name-The cosmic egg channelling the power of continuous growth from small beginnings to a mighty climax.
To be used magically to reinforce the creative and productive processes.
Masculine polarity and has the element of fire.
This rune is the beginning of the fourth aett of the Anglo-Saxon futhorc.

Tree-oak
Herb-hemp
Gods-Tiw/Odin/Thor
Colour-green

Old English Rune Poem:
Oak is for the sons of men on earth/a feeder
of flesh, often travels/over gannet`s bath,
the ocean tests/whether the oak keeps good faith.

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