Fehu is the 1st rune in the elder futhark, which is the oldest of the runic alphabets. It consists of 24 letters divided into 3 aetts. There are 8 runes in each aett. The 1.st aett is called Frey’s aett.
Fehu upright ~ Luck, new beginnings, receiving, running estates/properties, being at the right place at the right time, being provided for, receiving payment, ‘beginners luck’, wealth, seizing opportunities, resourcefulness, good fortune, adaptability.
Fehu reversed ~ doubt, impatience, loss of security, arguments, greed, lack of control, bad luck, a blessing in disguise.
The original meaning of Fehu is cattle.
Associated deity from the mythology: Audhumla the cow.
Fehu and Birthstone dates and times:
This is the birthstone for people born between 29th of June to 14th of July (starting and ending 12.30 pm), and the message of this rune is closely related to your life purpose.
It is the inner rune (your inner self) for people born between 12.30-13.30.
The Mythology of Fehu
The cosmic cow Audhumla, was believed to be the first living creature. She was born from the union of fire and ice that preexisted before the creation of the 9 worlds. Audhumla licked a great block of ice, freeing the giant Yumir who then became the ancestor of the gods, humans, and giants.
Fehu rune meaning on a rune cloth
Water ~ Great spiritual gifts are being offered to you.
Fire ~ A business venture/job offer will present itself to you.
Earth ~ Increased security, possibly from long-term investments.
Air ~ Clarity to make good decisions that will bring abundance.