The Letter U :- Phonetic oo as in "booze" (might be pronounced: oo as in "book")

Meaning of Uruz

Auroch, a wild ox.

KEYWORDS :- Physical strength and speed, untamed potential. A time of great energy and health. Freedom, energy, action, courage, strength, tenacity, understanding, wisdom. Sudden or unexpected changes (usually for the better). Sexual desire, masculine potency. The shaping of power and pattern, formulation of the self. Uruz Reversed or Merkstave: Weakness, obsession, misdirected force, domination by others. Sickness, inconsistency, ignorance. Lust, brutality, rashness, callousness, violence.

Tarot Card:

High Priestess



Upright Meaning:

The life you have been living is at an end. However, this is not a Rune of ending, it is instead a Rune of new beginnings. There may be darkness of a tunnel leading to the new life, but the light will bebrighter at the end. Prepare for the opportunity disguised as a loss.


You may fail to take dvantage of the moment. It is possible that your strength may seem to be used against you. The seeming failure may come as a minor or major jolt depending on your awareness. Remember, life is a cycle and you will again reach this point to again have this choice.

God:- Vanir

Colour:- Dark Green

Tree :- Birch

Herb :- Sphagnum Moss