Last modified on 20 June 2014, at 22:04
See also: Rune

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Old Norse rún. Compare roun.

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rune (plural runes)

  1. A letter, or character, belonging to the written language of various ancient Germanic peoples, especially the Scandinavians and the Anglo-Saxons.
  2. A Finnish poem, or a division of one, especially a division of the Kalevala.
  3. Any verse or song, especially one with mystical or mysterious overtones; an incantation.
    • 1891, Mary Noailles Murfree, In the "Stranger People's" Country, Nebraska 2005, page 15:
      the fiddle sang and sang as ceaselessly as the chanting cicada without, and the frogs intoning their sylvan runes by the waterside.
  4. (obsolete) A roun.

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EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /ˈrynə/
  • Hyphenation: ru‧ne

NounEdit

rune f (plural runen, diminutive runetje n)

  1. rune

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FrenchEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Old Norse rún.

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rune f (plural runes)

  1. rune

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ItalianEdit

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rune

  1. plural form of runa

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse rún.

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rune

  1. rune

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse rún.

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rune

  1. rune

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Old EnglishEdit

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rūne

  1. accusative singular of rūn
  2. genitive singular of rūn
  3. dative singular of rūn
  4. nominative plural of rūn
  5. accusative plural of rūn