Phoenetic value-e to i.
Exoteric interpretation of name-Yew tree, the tree of life, the world tree, Yggdrasil.
Esoteric interpretation of name-Vertical axis of the world and column of the multiversal tree which defines the central column of Yggdrasil, the gallows, the way to the realm of Hel and all the Nine Worlds, the mystery of life and death .
In the Younger futharc this rune is represented by Yr which can mean "bow made of yew wood" and thus there is a connection with the god Ullr who is ancient god of death who governs the season of Yule.
This rune stave[Younger futharc version] has the power to banish evil and can provide protection.
eihwaz eihwaz eihwaz
[iwaz iwaz iwaz]
[a neutral closed vowel sound]
iwu iwa iwi iwe iwo
iwo iwe iwi iwa iwu
yr irr yb
Colour- dark blue
Healing rune for abdomen and sexual organs[Spiesberger]
Runic body posture[Eihwaz/Eoh]: Stand upright, stretching both arms down at a 50 degrees angle and lift the left or right leg back at the same angle.
Runic body posture[Yr]: Arms pointing to the side and downward.
Wotan`s Rune Poem:
A sixteenth I speak if a maid is reluctant,
To wake her lust and desire;
I change the heart of the delightful woman,
Then to me her wishes turn.
Anglo-Saxon Rune Poem:
Yew is an unsmooth tree outside/hard,
earthfast, fire`s keeper/underpinned
with roots, a joy in the homeland.
Norwegian Rune Poem:
[Yew] is that which as a stream
falls from a hillside;
but trinkets are golden.
Icelandic Rune Poem:
[Yew] is a bent bow
and a brittle tool
and arrow`s lightning.
Guido von List: "Think about the end!"