These symbols were called runes; and graven into granite the runic inscriptions have defied the gnawing tooth of time.
It is trilingual--viz., Chinese, Uighur, and runic or Yenissei characters.
He has left us his name, imbedded in runic letters as an acrostic, in the last canto of the poem, q.v.
runic writings, the most valuable in the world, are collected here.
My uncle looked keenly at the document for some moments and then declared that it was runic.
There is now no question as to the actual origin of the runic alphabets.
On the south side is a runic inscription interwoven among ornaments, which still remains to be satisfactorily explained.
He is said to have been the inventor of the runic characters.
As she laboured, she muttered her magic song; for without the runic rhyme no form of northern superstition was ever performed.
In the runic inscription on the "Franks casket" flodu is found for flod.