Tuesday, 18 November 2008

Runic-Ogham Correspondences-Ior/Iar/Iphin




Anglo-Saxon futhorc-Ior/Iar

Ogham-Iphin

Phoenetic value-io

Exoteric interpretation of name-Serpent.
Esoteric interpretation of name-Iormungand the Midgaard Serpent. Shape of rune similar to the Hagal rune of the Younger futharc and the Armanen futhorc. The dual nature of matter, symbolised by the amphibious habits of water beasts. A rune of protection and a rune of great binding power.
Fourth rune of the fourth aett of the Anglo-Saxon futhorc.
Female polarity, element of water.

Tree-linden/ivy
Herbs-kelp
Gods-Njord
Colour-black

Anglo-Saxon Rune Poem:
Beaver is a riverfish yet it always enjoys/food
on land, has a fine dwelling/surrounded by water
where it lives happily.

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