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Ansuz (rune)

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Ansuz (rune)

One of the gods

Ansuz is the conventional name given to the a-rune of the Elder Futhark, ᚨ. The name is based on Common Germanic *ansuz "a god, one of the main deities in Germanic paganism".

Represents the letter A in elder futhark, but evolves to O in young futhark.

the unicode is U+16A8

Graphical characteristics:
Asymmetric, Open shape, Monochrome, Contains straight lines, Has no crossing lines.

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Ansuz (rune) is part of the Alphabets, Runic Alphabet groups.

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