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Haglaz

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Haglaz

Hail

In the Anglo-Saxon futhorc, it is continued as hægl and in the Younger Futhark as ᚼ hagall The corresponding Gothic letter is named hagl.

The Elder Futhark letter has two variants, single-barred and double-barred. The double-barred variant is found in continental inscriptions while Scandinavian inscriptions have exclusively the single-barred variant.

The Anglo-Frisian futhorc in early inscriptions has the Scandinavian single-barred variant. From the 7th century, it is replaced by the continental double-barred variant, the first known instances being found on a Harlingen solidus (ca,. 575–625), and in the Christogram on St. Cuthbert's coffin.

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

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