- of, pertaining to, or set down in runes
- like runes in decorative interlaced effect, as knots and other figures on monuments, etc. of ancient peoples of N Europe
- mystical; obscure
Origin of runicModern Latin runicus ; from Old Norse r?n, a rune
Of, relating to, or written in runes.
Runic The Germanic language of the oldest runic inscriptions from northern Europe, dating to between the third and sixth centuries AD, and considered by some to be close to or identical with the putative common ancestor of the North and West Germanic languages.
- Of, pertaining to, or written using runes