Sunday, 16 November 2008

Runic-Ogham Correspondences-Aesc/As/Ailm

Anglo-Saxon futhorc-Aesc/As


Phoenetic value-a as in `at`.

Exoteric interpretation of name-Ash tree, second rune of the fourth aett in the Anglo-Saxon futhorc. Closely related to the Os rune, a replacement rune by the Anglo-Saxons for the Ansuz rune. Os took Ansuz`s place as the fourth rune of the first aett.
Esoteric interpretation of name-Primordal human material. The primal vibration of existence, the creative power of the word. It brings the divine breath, ond into action.
Male polarity and the element of air.

Herbs- fly agaric
Colour-dark blue

Old English Rune Poem:
Ash is very tall, dear to men/strong in foundation,
holds its place properly/though
many men fight against it.

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