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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

runerun(n.)

  1. any of the characters of certain ancient alphabets of Germanic languages, esp. of Scandinavia and Britain, from about the 3rd to 13th centuries.

    Category: Language/Linguistics

  2. something written or inscribed in such characters.

  3. something secret or mysterious, as an aphorism with mystical meaning.

Origin of rune:

1675–85; < ON rūn a secret, writing, rune; c. OE rūn (ME rune, obs. E roun). Cf. round2

ru′nic

rune*run(n.)

  1. a poem, song, or verse.

    Category: Status (usage)

* Literary..

Origin of rune:

1865–70; < Finnish runo poem, canto < Scand. See rune1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. rune, runic letter(noun)

    any character from an ancient Germanic alphabet used in Scandinavia from the 3rd century to the Middle Ages

    "each rune had its own magical significance"

Wiktionary

  1. rune(Noun)

    A letter, or character, belonging to the written language of various ancient Germanic peoples, especially the Scandinavians and the Anglo-Saxons.

  2. rune(Noun)

    A Finnish poem, or a division of one, especially a division of the Kalevala.

  3. rune(Noun)

    Any verse or song, especially one with mystical or mysterious overtones; an incantation.

  4. rune(Noun)

    A roun.

  5. Origin: From rún. Compare roun.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rune(noun)

    a letter, or character, belonging to the written language of the ancient Norsemen, or Scandinavians; in a wider sense, applied to the letters of the ancient nations of Northern Europe in general

  2. Rune(noun)

    old Norse poetry expressed in runes

Freebase

  1. Rune

    Rune is a fictional vampire-like being from Malibu Comics' Ultraverse imprint. He was created by Barry Windsor-Smith and Chris Ulm, and first appeared as a back-up story in Sludge #1.

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