Associations to the word «Rune»


RUNE, noun. A letter, or character, belonging to the written language of various ancient Germanic peoples, especially the Scandinavians and the Anglo-Saxons.
RUNE, noun. A Finnish poem, or a division of one, especially a division of the Kalevala.
RUNE, noun. Any verse or song, especially one with mystical or mysterious overtones; an incantation.
RUNE, noun. (obsolete) A roun.

Dictionary definition

RUNE, 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".

Wise words

Four things come not back. The spoken word, the sped arrow, the past life, ad the neglected opportunity.
Arabian Proverb