ᚱᚢᚾᛟ

Proto-NorseEdit

photograph of the inscription on the Einang stone, which may be the oldest attestation of this word

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *rūnō.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ᚱᚢᚾᛟ (runof

  1. secret, mystery
  2. rune
    • 4th century, inscription on the Einang stone:
      [ᛖᚲ ᚷᛟ]ᛞᚨᚷᚨᛋᛏᛁᛉ ᚱᚢᚾᛟ ᚠᚨᛁᚺᛁᛞᛟ
      [ek go]dagastiz runo faihido
      [I, Go]dagastiz, painted the rune

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Terje Spurkland, Norwegian runes and runic inscriptions (The Boydell Press, Woodbridge, ISBN 1 84383 186 4, 2005), pages 42–43 [1]
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