Fehu (English translation)

Old Norse/Norrønt
Old Norse/Norrønt


Fe vældur frænda rogi
føðesk ulfr i skogi
Fe er firða gaman
Frænda rogu
gravseiðis gata
Ormen ligg i kveile
i løyndom vakar under
Som ei helufallen åker
Strif dom frender råker
Submitted by TrampGuyTrampGuy on Tue, 25/06/2013 - 18:23
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Fe causes strife amongst friends
The wolf feeds in the forest
Fe is joy to man
strife amongt kin
path of the serpent
The snake lies coiled
Hidden, it waits beneath
like a frost-covered field
Strife that kinsmen suffer.
thanked 198 times
Submitted by TrampGuyTrampGuy on Fri, 19/07/2013 - 17:41
Author's comments:
Translation taken from the official booklet.

Andranik26Andranik26    Sun, 10/06/2018 - 14:57

*Fehu (elder futhark) is the protonordic name for the old norse (younger futhark) rune

AppalachianCommieAppalachianCommie    Thu, 01/07/2021 - 23:04

Andranik26 is correct here. Also, the lyrics of this song are based heavily on surviving runic poems. For example, the Icelandic runic poem reads "Wealth is a source of discord amongst kin / and fire of the sea / and path of the serpent."

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