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Laukaz or "" is the reconstructed Proto-Germanic name of the l-rune ᛚ, meaning "water" or "lake". In the Anglo-Saxon Futhorc, it is called lagu "ocean". In the Younger Futhark it is called lögr "waterfall" in Icelandic and logr "water" in Norse. The corresponding Gothic letter is 𐌻 l, named lagus. Map of the Pre-Roman Iron Age culture(s) associated with Proto-Germanic, ca 500 BC-50 BC. The area south of Scandinavia is the Jastorf culture Proto-Germanic, the proto-language believed by scholars to be the common ancestor of the Germanic languages, includes among its descendants Dutch, Yiddish... Technical note: Due to technical limitations, some web browsers may not display some special characters in this article. ... Water (from the Old English word wæter) is a colourless, tasteless, and odourless substance that is essential to all known forms of life and is known also as the most universal solvent. ... A lake is a body of water surrounded by land. ... The Anglo-Saxons refers collectively to the groups of Germanic tribes who achieved dominance in southern Britain from the mid-5th century, forming the basis for the modern English nation. ... Technical note: Due to technical limitations, some web browsers may not display some special characters in this article. ... Ocean (from Okeanos, a Greek god of sea and water; Greek ωκεανός) covers almost three quarters (71%) of the surface of the Earth. ... Tower Fall in Yellowstone National Park A waterfall is usually a geological formation resulting from water, often in the form of a stream, flowing over an erosion-resistant rock formation that forms a sudden break in elevation. ... Representation of the Gothic alphabet surrounding its inventor Ulfilas The Gothic alphabet is an alphabetic writing system attributed to Wulfila used exclusively for writing the ancient Gothic language. ...

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The 24 runes of the Elder Futhark The Elder Futhark (or Older Futhark, Old Futhark) are the oldest form of the runic alphabet, used by Germanic tribes for Proto-Norse and other Germanic dialects of the 2nd to 7th centuries for inscriptions on artefacts (jewellery, amulets, tools, weapons) and rune... The rune poems list the letters of a runic alphabet with a short verse characterizing each one. ... Saturday is the day of the week between Friday and Sunday. ...

Runic alphabet | Rune poems
Elder Fuþark: ᚠ f | ᚢ u | ᚦ þ | ᚨ a | ᚱ r | ᚲ k | ᚷ g | ᚹ w | ᚺ h | ᚾ n | ᛁ i | ᛃ j |ᛇ ï | ᛈ p | ᛉ z | ᛊ s |ᛏ t | ᛒ b | ᛖ e | ᛗ m | ᛚ l | ᛜ ng | ᛞ d | ᛟ o

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in special scandinavian countries, saturday services is called lördag ohio or löverdag night etc., the name being derived from the old word laugr (hence icelandic name laugardagur), meaning bath, thus lördag equates to bath-day.
Ohio this is due to the viking services usage of bathing on saturdays.
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