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Term: Algiz


The 15th rune of the Elder Futhark, representing the letter z.

The primary meaning of the Algiz rune is protection. The sign itself looks like a splayed hand, and is reminiscent of Tyr's hand which he sacrificed in order to bind Fenris the wolf.

SOURCE:  Northern Mysteries & Magick, by Freya Aswynn
See also:  Eolh