Original meaning: Success
your passion and you will be victorious. Honesty and gallantry will
prevail over deceit and cowardice. You can overcome any opposition if
you set your mind to the task at hand.
rune Tír actually has two names, the one used in the "Anglo-Saxon Rune
Poem" means "glory,' but the name used in Old Norse was Tyr, the name
of the Norse god, the Anglo Saxon equivalent of this name being Tiw.
Tír is a guiding force, a mark to live one's life by. This guiding mark
is the troth or loyalty between friends and family. The Norse god Tyr
was the god of troth or faith kept between warriors of the same war
band. Tyr was also god of victory in war, legal matters, and any other
undertaking that required one to strive. Tales in the Icelandic sagas
portray warriors invoking this rune for victory.
is the rune of justice in all matters. However, this justice is often
recieved only after undergoing trial by ordeal. The god Tiw lost one of
his hands in order to bind Fenris the wolf so that justice could be
served. Thus the rune Tír is not the symbol of easy victory, but
victory to come if one does what is right and true and is honest in
In divination, Tír
means a successful venture, an existence of troth and loyalty. Guidance
may be in the offering. In spellwork, it can be used to gain success or
to force someone to obey a legal agreement