Other names: Isaz, Is, Eis

Meaning: Ice

God associations: Skaði


Challenge or frustration. Psychological blocks.

Grievances that hold you back. A time of standstill or gridlock.

Turn inward and wait, or seek clarity. Patience.

Isaz reinforces the runes around it.

From The Old Norwegian Rune Poem:

“Ís kǫllum brú bræiða;

blindan þarf at læiða.”

“Ice is what we call a broad bridge;

a blind man should be shown the way.”