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"
A letter, or character, belonging to the written language of various ancient Germanic peoples, especially the Scandinavians and the Anglo-Saxons.
A Finnish poem, or a division of one, especially a division of the Kalevala.
Any verse or song, especially one with mystical or mysterious overtones; an incantation.
Origin: From rún. Compare roun.
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
old Norse poetry expressed in runes
Origin: [AS. rn a rune, a secret, a mystery; akin to Icel. rn, OHG. & Goth. rna a secret, secret colloquy, G. & Dan. rune rune, and probably to Gr. 'ereyna^n to search for. Cf. Roun to whisper.]
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rōōn, n. one of the characters or letters used by the peoples of northern Europe down to the 16th century: (pl.) the ancient Scandinavian alphabet or futhorc—from its first six letters f, u, th, o, r, c (the writing is called Runic, the individual letters Rune-staves, or less correctly Runes): a secret, a mystic sentence: any song mystically expressed.—n. Rune′craft.—adj. Runed.—n. Ru′ner.—adj. Ru′nic, relating to runes, to the ancient Teutonic nations, or to their characters.—ns. Runol′ogist, one versed in Runic remains; Runol′ogy.—Runic knots, a form of interlaced ornament. [A.S. rún, a secret. The word is found in M. E. rounen, to whisper, and is cog. with Old High Ger. runa, a secret, Goth. runa, secret.]
The numerical value of Rune in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of Rune in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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To regain membership to the IAAF the new federation would have to fulfil a list of criteria, an inspection team will be led by Independent Chair Rune Andersen, an independent international anti-doping expert (Norwegian) and three members of the IAAF Council who will be appointed in the next few days.
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