The Letter E or I :- Phonetic "eye-wawz" i as in "pride", possibly short i as in "pick"

Meaning of Eihwaz

Yew tree

KEYWORDS :- Strength, reliability, dependability, trustworthiness. Enlightenment, endurance. Defense, protection. The driving force to acquire, providing motivation and a sense of purpose. Indicates that you have set your sights on a reasonable target and can achieve your goals. An honest man who can be relied upon. Eihwaz Reversed or Merkstave: Confusion, destruction, dissatisfaction, weakness.

Tarot Card:

Hanged Man



Upright Meaning:

There maybe blockages, but even they help our progress. You may seem to be powerless at this point in time. Patience and waiting are called for. Growth is promoted through inconvenience and discomfort. Wait on the will of the Heavens.


This rune is impossible to invert due to its symmetry

God:- Idhunna / Ullr

Colour:- Dark Blue

Tree :- Yew

Herb :- Mandrake