The Letter H :- Phonetic "haw-gaw-laws" h as in "hail", aspirate "h" as in modern English

Meaning of Hagalaz


KEYWORDS :- Wrath of nature, destructive, uncontrolled forces, especially the weather, or within the unconscious. Tempering, testing, trial. Controlled crisis, leading to completion, inner harmony. Hagalaz Merkstave (Hagalaz cannot be reversed, but may lie in opposition): Natural disaster, catastrophe. Stagnation, loss of power. Pain, loss, suffering, hardship, sickness, crisis.

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Upright Meaning:

There is a need to break free from constricting circumstances. There are some things beyond your control. Though this Rune has only an upright position, it operates through reversal. You may feel as though you are waking from a long sleep and take some time to come to your full senses. There may be a loss before there is a great gain.


This rune is impossible to invert due to its symmetry

God:- Ymir

Colour:- Light Blue

Tree :- Yew / Ash

Herb :- Lily of The Valley