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The Elder Futhark Runes: Meaning of Gebo

Updated: Jun 17, 2022

Gebo is the seventh rune of the Elder Futhark runes and Freyr's Ætt, and it is the rune of giving and receiving gifts.

The runes of Freyr's Ætt relate to creative and productive forces. To learn more about the ættir and the runes, check out our post on The Elder Futhark Ættir and Their Significance.

The Elder Futhark Rune Gebo. Also known as gifu and gyfu. The rune of gifts.
Gebo Rune

Keywords: giving (gifts), generosity, friendship, harmony, special abilities, magical power, ecstasy, mutual sacrifice, sex, success, union, happiness, obligation, equilibrium

Gebo Upright Meaning

Gebo indicates the giving and receiving of gifts or a mutual obligation. These gifts could be tangible, emotional, psychic, or otherwise. Gebo represents the mutuality between people and the forces of nature. If pulled in a love reading, it could mean that the feelings between the parties at hand are mutual.

It could also refer to unions, whether referring to marriage, sex, emotional similarity, or general connection with the divine. Regardless, there is an element of mutual agreement between two parties. Compassion is present.

Gebo may also refer to your gifts and talents and that the universe is likewise benefitting from them.

Gebo Reversed Meaning

There is no reversed meaning of Gebo.

Magical Uses of Gebo

Gebo is a powerful sex magic rune.

You can use Gebo to connect more with divine and magical energies to tap in more and gain more ability. It is also useful for cultivating harmony in relationships. You may use Gebo to attract love, sex, and mutual feelings from others.

To go even deeper with your study of the runes, check out How to Read Runes by Kira the Rune Witch.

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