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  History of the Runes
Also, changes in the language led to between five and nine runes being added to the alphabet to compensate for the extra sounds, and several runes were given different corresponding letters.
In Scandinavia, the Elder Futhark remained in use until some time around the eighth century (the time of the Eddas), when drastic changes in the Old Norse language occurred, and corresponding changes in the runic alphabet were made to accommodate the new sounds.
However, unlike the Anglo-Saxon Futhorc, the Younger Futhark (as it is now called) reduced the number of runes from 24 to 16, and several runes came to represent multiple sounds.
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  Runic
The Runic alphabets are a set of related alphabet s using letters known as '''runes''', formerly used to write Germanic languages, mainly in Scandinavia and the British Isles, but before Christianization also on the European Continent.
The Futhorc are an extended alphabet, consisting of 29, and later even 33 characters.
In a treatise called ''de inventione litterarum'', preserved in 8th and 9th century manuscripts, mainly from the southern part of the Carolingian Empire (Alemannia, Bavaria), ascribed to Hrabanus Maurus, a runic alphabet consisting of a curious mixture of Elder Futhark with Anglo-Saxon Futhorc is recorded.
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 Ancient Runes
Also, changes in the language led to between five and nine runes being added to the alphabet to compensate for the extra sounds, and several runes were given different corresponding letters.
In Scandinavia, the Elder Futhark remained in use until some time around the eighth century (the time of the Eddas), when drastic changes in the Old Norse language occurred, and corresponding changes in the runic alphabet were made to accommodate the new sounds.
However, unlike the Anglo-Saxon Futhorc, the Younger Futhark (as it is now called) reduced the number of runes from 24 to 16 and several runes came to represent multiple sounds.
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  Runic alphabet - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Thus, the Anglo-Saxon Futhorc has several runes peculiar to itself to represent diphthongs unique to (or at least prevalent in) the Anglo-Saxon dialect.
However, the fact that the younger Futhark has sixteen runes, while the Elder Futhark has twenty four, is not fully explained by the some six hundred years of sound changes that had occurred in the North Germanic language group.
The Futhorc are an extended alphabet, consisting of 29, and later even 33 characters.
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  Online Encyclopedia and Dictionary - Runic alphabet
Thus, the Anglo-Saxon Futhorc has several runes peculiar unto itself to represent diphthongs unique to (or at least prevalent in) the Anglo-Saxon dialect.
However, the fact that the younger Futhark has sixteen runes, while the Elder Futhark has twenty four, is not fully explained by the some six hundred years of sound changes that had occurred in the North Germanic language group.
The Futhorc are an extended alphabet, consisting of 29, and later even 33 characters.
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 The Use of Runes
The runic alphabet is known as a futhark or futhorc, this is because the first 6 runic characters of each alphabet make up the very word futhark or futhorc.
Whilst with the Anglo-Saxon futhorc the ansuz and kenaz runes are called os(O) and cen(C), and these two word differences give us the differing names of futhark and futhorc.
The elder futhark commonly has 24 runes in it's system, whilst the younger one was reduced in size to as little 16, whereas the Anglo-Saxon futhorc expanded to have as many as 33 runes in it's system.
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 English alphabet at AllExperts
Since the 5th century, the Anglo-Saxon Futhorc had been used, and both alphabets continued to be used in parallel for some time.
Futhorc influenced the Latin alphabet by providing it with the letters thorn þ and wynn.
The letter eth ð was later devised as a modification of d, and finally yogh was created by Norman scribes from the insular g used in Old English and Irish and used alongside their Carolingian g.
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 Runes
Futhark, or futhorc in Anglo-Saxon language, is an epigraphic alphabet.
The Anglo-Saxon version is called futhorc because of changes in the alphabet, which occurred during the Viking Age.
The Anglo-Saxon Futhorc, the runic alphabet with was in use in Britain between approximately 650 and 1100 A.D. It developed from the Elder Futhark by adding letters to represent the different Old English sounds.
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 Temple of the Sacred Spiral - Divination
Futhorc is the common name for the rune alphabets.
The original futhorc was invented north of the Alps in the first centuries of the Christian era.
The first Aettir is attributed to Frey and Freya, deities of growth and abundance; the second to Odin in his shamanic and outdoor, wandering capacities, or else the World tree (Hagal); and the third to Tyr, the primal bisexual god and patron of fair play and courage.
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 runes
Cotton MS Domitian A 9 describes a Futhorc of 33 runes, upon which two different scribes, and a 16th century "corrector," have left traces.
Another Futhorc is found in Cotton MS Galba A2, actually known as a facsimile of Hickes' edition.
Rune Eþel is given with a variant form, which is the one proposed also in Cotton MS Domitian A 9, and it confirms the hypothesis that the "pro" over the Eþel rune in Cotton MS Domitian A9 is indeed indicating that two alternate forms of Eþel are possible.
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 OM SYMBOL
The Runic alphabets are a set of related alphabets using letters known as runes, formerly used to write Germanic languages, mainly in Scandinavia and the British Isles, but before Christianization also on the European Continent.
The runes were introduced to, or invented by, the Germanic peoples in the 1st or 2nd century (The oldest known runic inscription dates to ca.
Thus, the Anglo-Saxon Futhorc has several runes peculiar unto itself to represent diphthongs unique to (or at least prevalent in) the Anglo-Saxon dialect.
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 Temple of the Sacred Spiral - Divination
Futhorc is the common name for the rune alphabets.
The original futhorc was invented north of the Alps in the first centuries of the Christian era.
The first Aettir is attributed to Frey and Freya, deities of growth and abundance; the second to Odin in his shamanic and outdoor, wandering capacities, or else the World tree (Hagal); and the third to Tyr, the primal bisexual god and patron of fair play and courage.
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 futhorc - Research the news about futhorc - from HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Futhorc is so called after its first six letters, much like...
Magical and mysterious powers were associated with runes from the Anglo-Saxon period, perhaps because of their employment in riddles, as in the Rune Poem, a 94-line piece illustrating the runes of the Anglo-Saxon Runic alphabet, the Futhorc.
Parsons, Recasting the Runes: The Reform of the Anglo-Saxon 'Futhorc', Runron 14 (Uppsala, 1999), pp.
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 Runic inscriptions presented by Derolez
There are so many Futhorcs and runic alphabets (in the alphabets, the order of the letters is the one of the Latin alphabet, no longer the one of the Futhark) that it is impossible to report all of them.
Another interesting thing to note is that runes wen and Hegel are separated by two dots, runes sig and tir are separated by three dots, indicating the limits of the first aett and the second aett of runes of the Germanic Futhark.
Rune eþel is given with a variant form, which is the one proposed also in Cotton MS Domitian A 9, and it confirms the hypothesis that the "pro" over the eþel rune in Cotton MS Domition A9 is indeed indicating that two alternate forms of eþel are possible.
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 Ancient Scripts: Futhark
In England, the Anglo-Saxons brought Futhark from continental Europe in the 5th century CE and modified it into the 33-letter "Futhorc" to accommodate sound changes that were occurring in Old English, the language spoken by the Anglo-Saxons.
Even the name "Futhorc" is evidence to a phonological change where the long /a/ vowel in Old English evolved into a later /o/ vowel.
In England, Anglo-Saxon Futhorc started to be replaced by the Latin alphabet by the 9th century CE, and did not survive much more past the Norman Conquest of 1066.
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 The Rune School - Courses: INTRO-02 Lesson 9
Moreover, perhaps reflecting a more troubled society, many key concepts such as joy, partnership were now missing from the runes making it much harder to use them in relation to emotional issues, and also ensuring readings had a bleaker outlook.
Though historically the belief was that there was a Saxon Futhorc and a Younger Futhark this is an overly simplistic picture.
However, while the Old English Rune Poem may list these runes it is important to realize that it is describing the Frisian Futhorc and that the names and meanings of some of the runes were different, largely as a result of Christian influence divorcing the runes from their pagan past.
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 Northvegr - Wyrd Staves: Mystery of the Futhorc
It is interesting to note that in the Futhorc there are two different old sky fathers named.
I believe this is because when the Angles and the Saxons migrated to their new home each brought with them their own set of gods with localized names.
Such is the case of the spiritual warrior and even though one might become discouraged the runes remind us to always be strong and to face each fear or apprehension with unwavering strength and will.
www.northvegr.org /northern/book/runes015.php   (1685 words)

  
 Roman Script and the Function of the Futhorc in Anglo-Saxon England
futhorc, or runic alphabet, in all but the most esoteric contexts, the two scripts coexisted from the sixth through the eleventh centuries in a variety of Anglo-Saxon cultural settings.
In “The First Dialogue of Solomon and Saturn,” the runic forms of the letters in the Lord’s Prayer are personified as warriors that attack the devil.
futhorc evolved along with the Old English language, and had graphic symbols for phonemes for which the Roman alphabet was not equipped.
www.chass.utoronto.ca /~cpercy/courses/6361green.htm   (1123 words)

  
 Runes
Tolkien's runes in The Hobbit draw on the Anglo-Saxon system called futhorc, represented to the left; note that the third character represents the combination of th, or thorn.
They are not representative of any particular futhark or futhorc; rather, they attempt to make as many variants of the various forms available as possible.
There are two inscriptions on this large knife; the first is a 28-character futhorc, and the second is the name Beagnoth, either the maker or the owner of the knife.
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 Beginners Guide to the Runes
There are several versions of the Futhark or Futhorc used by different cultures of Northern Europe and there are also variations throughout the ages.
This Futhorc also developed over time, but in the opposite direction; it expanded to a total of 33 (possibly as many as 38 in Northumbria) runes before they fell into disuse.
There are other Futharks of more modern origin such as the Armenan runes developed by Guido von List in the 20th Century, and a system of Elvish runes invented by J R R Tolkien for use in his books "The Hobbit" and "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy.
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 Urban Dictionary: futhorc
futhorc isn't defined yet, but these are pretty close:
Futhark Rune also: Futhorc is an odd script.
It is called the futhork or futhorc because going down the first column translated into english it will spell futhork or futhorc.
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 The Book of THoTH (Leaves of Wisdom) - Runes
The Runic alphabets are a set of related alphabets using letters known as runes, formerly used to write Germanic languages, mainly in Scandinavia and the British Isles, but before Christianization also on the European Continent.
Image:Anglosaxonrunes.JPG The Futhorc are an extended alphabet, consisting of 29, and later even 33 characters.
Image:Marcomannic.PNG In a treatise called de inventione litterarum, preserved in 8th and 9th century manuscripts, mainly from the southern part of the Carolingian Empire (Alemannia, Bavaria), ascribed to Hrabanus Maurus, a runic alphabet consisting of a curious mixture of Elder Futhark with Anglo-Saxon Futhorc is recorded.
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