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BERKANAN is the rune of birth and rebirth

Color
green, brown, black

green, brown, black

Vegetal
birch

birch

Mineral
chalcedony

chalcedony

Animal
Boar

Boar

  • Polarity Female
  • elements Earth
  • Old Norse bjarken
  • Anglo-Saxon beorc
  • Gothic bercna
  • Proto gemanic berkanan

Normal position

BERKANAN refers to the seed that over time becomes plant, then tree, according to a long and natural process. In a print, it can indicate a birth, be it an idea, a project or a child. She can also announce a wedding or an association. BERKANAN asks that you show modesty, patience, honesty and generosity. This rune is the announcement of joys to come. It invites to break with a negative past.

Inverted position

In the inverted position, BERKANAN indicates that something is struggling to hatch or develop. This rune may indicate quarrels or family problems. It is often interpreted as a sign of miscarriage or infertility. BERKANAN, in reverse position, announces difficult situations or lack of self-esteem. Do not be discouraged. You may have to fertilize the land again.