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ALGIZ (Al-Jiz) Also: Elhaz (Proto-Germanic), Eohl (Futhorc), Yr (Younger Futhark) Latin Alphabet: Z (Elder Futhark), R (Younger Futhark), X (Futhorc) Literal Translation: Elk Esoteric: Higher Self, Protection Like most Futhark runes, Algiz carries a dual meaning in divination- connection with the gods, awakening, higher life, or consumption by divine forces, loss of the divine link,… read more »


URUZ (Oo-Ruse) Also: Ur/Yr (Futhorc), Ur (Younger Futhark), Urus (Gothic) Latin Alphabet: U Literal Translation: “Aurochs” or Water Esoteric: Endurance, Manifestation In divination, Uruz symbolizes the dual nature of water- strength, constancy, vitality, health, pragmatic knowledge, and understanding or weakness, misdirected force, inconstancy, sickness, ignorance, and insensitivity.