rune

Definitions of rune
1

n 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”
Synonyms:
runic letter
Types:
thorn
a Germanic character of runic origin
Type of:
character, grapheme, graphic symbol
a written symbol that is used to represent speech

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