Along with OTHEL, FEHU is a rune of material gain.
When upright, it usually indicates prosperity coming to you in some form.
This is a rune of fulfillment Ė something which you have been striving
towards will finally be within your grasp.
It signifies overcoming opposition, whether personal (another individual
thwarting your plans) or impersonal (A bad situation, time frame, etc.)
When FEHU is upright, especially in the result position, it suggests that
you have what it takes to win out over the opposing forces through diligence and
Look to the other runes with which FEHU is paired for other
clues to its meaning. Paired with
love runes, it can signify a romantic gain of some sort. It suggests that any declaration of tender feelings will be
well received, if only you can get up the courage to express them.
It can also indicate a fortunate new career opportunity or,
because of its association with something earned, a fortunate financial
If FEHU is surrounded by negative or delaying runes, it may
signify the time is not right for any new beginnings which you may be
contemplating, either in romance, such as starting a new love affair, or in
business, as in new partnership or agreement.
In this case, you would best be advised to concentrate on
hoarding or conserving what you already have gained, rather than jumping with
both feet into totally uncharted territory.
If the question deals with whether or not you should drop
one project in favor of another, FEHUís counsel is to keep with the task.
As long as this rune remains upright, no matter how difficult things may
seem at present, one should not give up while there is still even the remotest
chance of success. You may be experiencing bad times now, but the dawn always
follows the dark. With FEHU, you
are put on notice that it is almost sunrise.
Reversed, FEHU indicates a loss or disappointment of some
sort if you continue on in the same manner.
When surrounding runes are essentially positive, it may
merely be a disappointing delay, and obstacle in your path that you would prefer
not to deal with at this time.
In a primarily negative runecast, it could indicate a
material loss which cannot be recovered. Also,
it may counsel you to abandon any plan already under way as it is not likely to
prove very effective in the long run.
You may be experiencing considerable frustration in your
life at the moment. This is a time
when you will have a lot of problems maintaining your financial or emotional
When FEHU reversed related to romantic involvement, it
indicates that possible arguments, doubts, and suspicions may arise, but unless
surrounded but truly negative runes, the problem may only be temporary.
Whenever this rune comes up reversed, be especially
vigilant, doubtful situations are everywhere, and care must be taken not to
become entangled at this time in any deals or relationships which would bring
grief later on.