Second Years Guide to Ace Ancient Runes: A Study Guide
This book is intended for all who need a quick study reference guide for ANCR-201. It has a glossary of terms & its appropriate meanings for the entire course. Each chapter is based on a lesson; where it won't go into grave detail, but will give you the necessary components to study for upcoming tests & assignments. This does not include mid-term & final exams. All detailed information about each topic is in your official lessons with the Professor. DO NOT COPY AS IT IS PLAGIARISM!
Ancient Runes Glossary
Aett ⊱ A set of eight runes devoted to a Germanic god. In the Elder Futhark, there are three aettir.
Aettir ⊱ The Old Norse word meaning clan or family.
Alphabet ⊱ A system of letters which contain the symbols of sounds & vowels.
Ancient Runes ⊱ A system of written texts used for spellwork & magical communication.
Context ⊱ The environment a text is in. This includs position, origin, & cultural links.
Freya ⊱ the Norse goddess of beauty & fertility.
Futhark ⊱ A runic word for alphabet.
Heimdall ⊱ A Norse god. This god patrols the roads of the universe.
Ideogram ⊱ A symbol that illustrates ideas or theories.
Ingridir Siguroadottir ⊱ A Nordic Magi female. She is the inventor of ligatures.
Ingwaz ⊱ A Norse god. This god is an Earth god.
Latin Alphabet ⊱ A set of symbols used to communicate in a written format.
Law of Unintended Consequences ⊱ Each action has either a positive, negative, or neutral effect.
Level of Translation ⊱ The category chosen when translating runes. This can be phonetic, mundane, or Schreiber's corrections (magical).
Ligature ⊱ A blend of multiple runes that can look like a single rune.
Metonym ⊱ Any word, name, or phrase that is used in place of the word, name, or phrase mentioned. For example, tongue would translate to language.
Merkstave ⊱ A rune that is either mirrored or flipped. Also means dark stick.
Nordic Magi ⊱ An ancient magical council whom were once looked at as gods or priests.
Phonetic Script ⊱ A system of written texts used by hearing sounds or oral communication.
Phonetics ⊱ The sound of speech. This includes consonants & vowels.
Principle of Correspondence ⊱ A saying that goes as above, so below.
Principle of Sympathy ⊱ A saying which goes like attracts like.
Reconstructions ⊱ Words that are restored to its original form.
Rune Stone ⊱ Written memorials for heroes whom have past away.
Runic Scripts ⊱ Symbols or letters with magical properties.
Schreiber's Corrections ⊱ The magical meanings of runes. Sofia Schreiber invented these meanings.
Standard ⊱ The common form of a rune. Also known as Upright.
Transcription ⊱ Translating a writing system to another using phonetic speech. Also known as transliterating.
Translation ⊱ Translating a writing system to an approximate writing system using phonetic speech, figurative speech, & ideographic symbols.
Tyr ⊱ A Norse god. This god is leadership, justice, neutrality, & reason. Also known as Tiwaz.
Upright ⊱ The common form of a rune. Also known as Standard.
Variants ⊱ Symbols of runic scripts that are not standard but means the same.
Writing System ⊱ A written from used to make communication visible.