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Term: wunjo

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Wunjo: The eighth rune of the Elder Futhark, representing the letter W.

Another of the positive runes, WUNJO means joy and when upright will always represent joy and happiness coming into your life.
source: A Practical Guide to the Runes, by Lisa Peschel

Wunjo: The god primarily associated with this rune is Wodan. The name of this rune is usually translated by other rune-workers as "joy" or "pasture." In the oldest Germanic language known to us the word means "perfection," according to the philologist Jacob Grimm.
source: Northern Mysteries & Magick, by Freya Aswynn


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