Second Years Guide to Ace Ancient Runes: A Study Guide

written by Lily Lavender

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!

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Chapter 7

Tiwaz & Berkano

The mundane meaning of Tiwaz is the Germanic god Tir. The magical meaning is reason & justice. The Wizengamot & courthouses are common places to find this rune. In merkstave, it means imbalance, unreasonable, & injustice. This rune was carved into weapons, the Excalibur, & the Gryffindor sword. Tiwaz is used by city officals, hisotrians, Aurors, diplomats, & judges. The mundane meaning of Berkano is birch tree. The magical meaning is fertility, renewal, birth, family, & happiness. In merkstave, it means infertility, stagnation, & disagreements. This rune is used by midwives, family therapists, maternity wards, & marriage counsellors.

Ehwaz & Mannaz

The mundane meaning of Ehwaz is a horse. The magical meaning is partnership, transportation, & teamwork. In merkstave, it means unwilling to co-operate, recklessness, & conflicts. Use Ehwaz on saddles & horseshoes to increase the bond between the rider & the horse. The mundane meaning of Mannaz is mankind. The magical meaning is creation, life, happiness, emotion. In merkstave, it means destruction, death, despair, & reason. This rune reflects your true intent & can show greed & pride within yourslf. Use Mannaz in talismans & for journal crafters, as well as wandmakers.

Laguz & Ingwaz

The mundane meaning of Laguz is water. The magical meaning is the subconscious, intuition, & the unknown. In merkstave, it means fear, madness, & a false sense of intuition. Use Laguz to seek the unknown with charms & amulets, healing mental illnesses, & uncover hidden magical talent. The mundane meaning of Ingwaz is the god Ingwaz & portrays peace, virtue, & fertility. The magical meaning is caring, relaxation, common sense, & humbleness. In merkstave, it means unfairness, sloth, & paying too much attention to details. This rune is found in the Hufflepuff Common Room. Use Ingwaz to strengthen tools & objects & to promote justice in workplaces & government.

Dagaz & Othala

The mundane meaning of Dagaz is Day. The magical meaning is balance, breakthrough, & purity. In merkstave, it means completion, endings, blindness, & hopelessness. Use Dagaz to brainstorm & discover new things. The mundane meaning of Othala is birthplace, tradition, & heritage. The magical meaning is ancestral property, community, & homeland. In merkstave, it means prejustice, intolerance, & unwilling to co-operate. Use Othala in large groups to either strengthen heritage bonds or to curse families.

Fun Facts
Berkano, Wunjo, & Jera are used to inscribe family, joy, & harmony.
Tiw is how we call Tuesday (Tiw's Day).
Helga Hufflepuff believed in justice & reason & aided in bringing the king of England & Cnut the Dane into a treaty. This happened after the Battle of Assandun in 1016 C.E.
Ehwaz was used on Viking ships to assist in teamwork amongst prisoners & for sports such as the Hogwarts Rowing Team.

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