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Fehu

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wealth, cattle

The Fe rune ᚠ (Old Norse fé; Old English feoh) represents the f-sound in the Younger Futhark and Futhorc alphabets. Its name means "(mobile) wealth", cognate to English fee with the original meaning of "sheep" or "cattle" (Dutch Vee, German Vieh, Latin pecum, Sanskrit pashu).

The corresponding letter of the Gothic alphabet is called faihu. Such correspondence between all rune poems and the Gothic letter name, as well, is uncommon, and gives the reconstructed name of the Old Futhark a high degree of certainty.

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

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Fehu is part of the Alphabets, Runic Alphabet groups.

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