Other names: Thurisaz, Þurisaz, Þorn
Meaning: Thorn, Giant
Reactive force of destruction, defense, and conflict. Instinctual will.
Vital eroticism and a catalyst for regeneration. Male sexuality.
A tendency towards change.
Catharsis, purging, and cleansing.
From The Old Norwegian Rune Poem:
“Þurs vældr kvinna kvillu;
kátr værðr fár af illu.”
“Giant makes maladies for women;
not many are merry for bad news.”