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NAUTHIZ (Not-This) Also: Naudiz (Proto-Germanic), Nyd (Futhorc), Naudr (Younger Futhark), Nauds (Gothic) Latin Alphabet: N Literal Translation: “Need-Fire” (self-reliance), Necessity, Hardship Esoteric: Constraint, Friction, Difficulty As with many Futhark runes, Nauthiz can be interpreted in several ways in divination- resistance leading to strength, recognition of örlög (ultimate law, primal truth), innovation, need-fire (self-reliance), personal development… read more »

Nordic Runes

One of the most recognizable symbols used in modern Paganism is the Nordic Runes. The symbols originate from a series of related alphabets used to write Germanic languages in pre-Christian Europe. The earliest record of these inscriptions has been dated to 150 AD, many of the oldest found in Denmark and northern Germany. The runic… read more »