Other names: Algiz, Elhaz, Eolh, Ezec
Meaning: Yew, Elm, Elk
Protection. A shield. The urge to protect yourself or others.
Defense, warding off evil, guardianship.
Awakening to higher purpose.
Channel your energy properly and follow your instincts.
Maintain a position won or earned.
From The Old Norwegian Rune Poem:
“Ýr er vetrgrønstr viða;
vænt er, er brennr, at sviða.”
“Yew is the greenest in the woods in Winter;
though it burns, it’s a chore to char.”