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'''Eihwaz''' is a [[Magic|magical]] rune meaning "defence" which came up during the [[1996]] [[Study of Ancient Runes|Ancient Runes]] [[Ordinary Wizarding Level|O.W.L.]]<ref>Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix</ref> [[Hermione Granger]] confused it with [[ehwaz]], another rune which meant "partnership", but she still achieved an [[Outstanding]]<ref>Half-Blood Prince</ref>.
 
'''Eihwaz''' is a [[Magic|magical]] rune meaning "defence" which came up during the [[1996]] [[Study of Ancient Runes|Ancient Runes]] [[Ordinary Wizarding Level|O.W.L.]]<ref>Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix</ref> [[Hermione Granger]] confused it with [[ehwaz]], another rune which meant "partnership", but she still achieved an [[Outstanding]]<ref>Half-Blood Prince</ref>.
   
== Behind the Scenes ==
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== Behind the scenes ==
 
*Eihwaz is actually the Germanic word for yew-tree, while ehwaz means horse.
 
*Eihwaz is actually the Germanic word for yew-tree, while ehwaz means horse.
 
*Like Ehwaz, Eihwaz is also a rune in the Futhark alphabet, representing defence, patience, waiting and calmness.
 
*Like Ehwaz, Eihwaz is also a rune in the Futhark alphabet, representing defence, patience, waiting and calmness.
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]'' {{1st Mention}}
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]'' {{1st Mention}}
   
== Notes and References ==
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== Notes and references ==
 
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{{Runes}}
 
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Revision as of 21:44, June 16, 2012

Eihwaz is a magical rune meaning "defence" which came up during the 1996 Ancient Runes O.W.L.[1] Hermione Granger confused it with ehwaz, another rune which meant "partnership", but she still achieved an Outstanding[2].

Behind the scenes

  • Eihwaz is actually the Germanic word for yew-tree, while ehwaz means horse.
  • Like Ehwaz, Eihwaz is also a rune in the Futhark alphabet, representing defence, patience, waiting and calmness.

Appearances

Notes and references

  1. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  2. Half-Blood Prince


Study of Ancient Runes
Ancient Runes Made Easy
Professor: Bathsheda Babbling
Textbooks: Advanced Rune Translation · Ancient Runes Made Easy · Magical Hieroglyphs and Logograms · Rune Dictionary · Spellman's Syllabary
Known Runes: Acromantula · Demiguise · Ehwaz · Eihwaz · Fwooper · Graphorn · Hydra · Quintaped · Runespoor · Salamander · Unicorn · Unknown · Mark of Merlin

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