Raidho

THE FIFTH RUNE OF THE ELDER FUTHARK

raidho

Name:

Old German: Raidho – ( “Cart”)
Old Norse: Raid or Reidh – ( “Horseback Riding, Chariot”)
Old English: Rad (h) – ( “Horseback Riding, Chariot”)
Gothic: Raidha – ( “Cart, Ride”)
other: Ried, Rit, Ruige

Character: energetic and reversible rune
Symbol: equestrian
Phone: r

Associations:

Colors: bright red, purple
Stone: chrysoprase
Plant: oak
Animal: pig
Number: 5
Moon phase: full
Element: air

Divination Meaning:

Positive: natural cycle, target, movement, rhythm, riding, road, track, dance, travel, action, communication, the Internet, activity, transport, place abroad, development, counsel, court, ritual, brightness, clarity, a positive turn of events , control, order, the right moment, change, time to think, accuracy

Negative: irregularity, excessive haste, mess, bad moment, breaking the rules, lack of target, chaos

Message:

Follow your natural rhythm, do not accelerate, but do not slow down. Keep control. Keep your eyes wide open. Know what you are doing.

Raidho is not assigned to a particular god or goddess, but the Germanic tribes believed that the sun and the moon were moving on the orbits in their chariots.

 

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Rune’s image was adapted from Mrooczlandia http://www.mrooczlandia.com/darmowe/index.php?plik=karty_runiczne

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