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Polifecio
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Location: Mexico
Member Since: 10th Jul 2003
Total posts: 27
Posted:Halo

I need somebody who know a litle about celtic symbology. Afriend gave me a stone with some symbol writen in it, she said that it is a Celtin run but i can't find its meaning

if somebody know, please tell me biggrin

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the symbol is something like these but without the dotts

_.................._

.l........._........l

..l........l.......l

....l___l___l

........../l\

...........l

...........l

...........l

.......__l__

. weavesmiley weavesmiley weavesmiley



tnx Pyro will


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PyroWill
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Posted:maybe you should describe the symbol or something??

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Alfred
Alfred

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Location: Orange County, California, US...
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Posted:i like symbols and i find all kinds of fun stuff at www.symbols.com

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Polifecio
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Location: Mexico
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Total posts: 27
Posted:tnx alfred but it is not there

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flash fire
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Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia
Member Since: 25th Jan 2001
Total posts: 2758
Posted:Runes are cool!

Go here to check out AngloSaxon runes.

here for Viking Runes

another rune site


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Stone
Stream Entrant
Location: Melbourne
Member Since: 13th Jun 2001
Total posts: 2830
Posted:The symbol looks a bit like the Tree of Life or perhaps a Celtic cross or cauldron ; not sure though.



Suggest doing a net search on Celtic art, knots or tattoos.



Unfortunately, this site http://www.celtic-art.net/
is down at the moment.



What's a rune? I associtae runes with language.


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Ade
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Location: australia
Member Since: 14th Mar 2001
Total posts: 1897
Posted:Stone you are right - associated with language but also used for divination purposes among others...

The symbol could be a bind rune - which is a combination of two or more runes when mixed together then have another meaning apart from the original runes.

The other thing I would looka t is oghams - could well be a bind ogham.

good luck and please share with us when you have worked it out....


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Dr_Molly
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Location: Away from home
Member Since: 4th May 2004
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Posted:It looks like algeez or erhaz (same shape different meaning and I sincerely doubt I've spelt those right)
but the drawing isn't so very clear

As I remember they mean invocation and protection respectively.
The court at the Beltane Fire Festival in Edinburgh have them painted on their foreheads.


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Pooh-Bah
Location: Southampton
Member Since: 3rd Aug 2004
Total posts: 1626
Posted:Yeah Celts don't have runes, the ogham is the celtic thing and it's more of an alphabet... you can divine with oghams but only because they refer to trees, and the divination is associated with the tree they represent. Oghams are cool. I can write my name in Ogham biggrin

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Polifecio
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Location: Mexico
Member Since: 10th Jul 2003
Total posts: 27
Posted:Hey thanx everyone, wen i'll find the meaning I'll all what it is.
and if someone know the way to put the picture here please tell me, so you can help me more.
thanx again


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Psycho_lemming
Psycho_lemming

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Location: Scotland
Member Since: 16th Jul 2004
Total posts: 15
Posted:Mmm... dont want to say the wrong thing but it could be this....


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Algiz: (Z or -R: Elk, protection.) Protection, a shield. The protective urge to shelter oneself or others. Defense, warding off of evil, shield, guardian. Connection with the gods, awakening, higher life. It can be used to channel energies appropriately. Follow your instincts. Keep hold of success or maintain a position won or earned.


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