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Definitions of runes in various dictionaries:
noun - any character from an ancient Germanic alphabet used in Scandinavia from the 3rd century to the Middle Ages
verb - move fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time
verb - flee
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|Ancient alphabetical characters|
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|'Lord of the Rings' letters|
|Possible Jeopardy Clues|
|For an actor to see if he's getting cast in the new Viking movie, he may cast these, letters of a Norse alphabet|
|These alphabetic characters are seen here|
|Odin learned the secrets of these alphabetic symbols while hanging for 9 days on Yggdrasil, the world tree|
|The longest inscription of these symbols is the more than 700 on the 9th century Rokstenen|
|These characters that formed the Viking alphabet used mostly straight lines because they were easy to carve|
|Now considered a fake, a stone with these Viking letters was "found" in 1898 near Kensington, Minn.|
Runes are the letters in a set of related alphabets known as runic alphabets, which were used to write various Germanic languages before the adoption of the Latin alphabet and for specialised purposes thereafter. The Scandinavian variants are also known as futhark or fuþark (derived from their first six letters of the alphabet: F, U, Þ, A, R, and K); the Anglo-Saxon variant is futhorc or fuþorc (due to sound changes undergone in Old English by the names of those six letters).|
* Runology is the study of the runic alphabets, runic inscriptions, runestones, and their history. Runology forms a specialised branch of Germanic linguistics.
* The earliest runic inscriptions date from around 150 AD. The characters were generally replaced by the Latin alphabet as the cultures that had used runes underwent Christianisation, by approximately 700 AD in central Europe and 1100 AD in northern Europe. However, the use of runes persisted for specialized purposes in northern Europe. Until the early 20th cen