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FEHU - The Rune of Wealth and Fulfilment

   

Alternative Names
Anglo-Friesian/Germanic: Fehu
Norse (Viking): Fe
Old English: Feoh
Other Names/Spellings:    Faihu, Fé, Feh, Feo

Pronunciation: Fay-who

 

English Letter Equivalent
F as in fat

Translation
Money, Cattle, Wealth

Meaning
Reward, Wealth, Nourishment

moss agate Characteristics
Realized ambition. Good health. Wealth. Love fulfilled. Good fortune. But remember - be charitable and show compassion.

Fehu means cattle, a measure of wealth to the ancients. Today Fehu means movable wealth, such as money and possessions. It also implies the energy and hard work that leads to wealth. Fehu can mean emotional and spiritual riches, as well as money.

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Personal Interpretation
Fehu is Frey’s rune, and he is the god of fertility, itself a form of wealth. It is a rune of unselfish abundance. Let it shine forth to lighten your path and the paths of others. You will never run out of your spiritual richness, but don’t waste it on those who will abuse it. Discernment is important.

Reverse
Failed ambition. Health problems. Poverty. Love unrequited. Bad luck.

Converse
Hidden reward. Undiscovered wealth. Nourishment withheld.

nettle Runic Number: 1

Color: Light Red

Element: Fire and Earth

Polarity: Female

Associated gods: Frey, Freyja

Astrological Correspondence: Aries

 

Tarot Talk by Leila Vey

Many tarot experts associate Fehu with The Empress, and certainly this makes sense, given that the Empress stands for abundance, wealth, love and beauty.

Freya is often seen as an Empress figure, which also ties her with Fehu.

visit Leila's site at http://tarot.leila.ca

The Rune Poem: Verse I Fehu
Wealth is a consolation to all men
Yet much of it must each man give away
If glory he desire
To gain before his god.
 

 


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