The 24 runes, but the main value of which is necessary to know initially are only 16. Each of them has a direct and inverted position, but on the value of these provisions are not the exact opposite of each other. The values of some basic runes you can remember quite easy.
One of the main runes - Mannaz, like the letter M and another cat ears. It refers to a man, his mind and intelligence, it is a symbol of the mind, clarity of thought, conscious actions, striving for a goal. In the upside it symbolizes arrogance, snobbery, selfishness, isolation on itself. Gebo rune like the letter X and has an inverted position. This rune partnership, the unity of opposites, can symbolize the interchange, receiving and offering gifts.
Raido Rune resembles an angular Latin letter R. This sign of pilgrims and travelers, those for whom life - the road. It is a talisman that protects from the dangers and showing the right path. In the upside down is the symbol of the movement against the will and common sense - a warning once again to think before you move in a certain direction.
Isa - a vertical line, which also does not have inverted values. This rune cold, inhibition processes of stagnation. But the ice of northern peoples - the source of life. Rune Inguz like the two letters M, set vertically and in contact with each other upper corners. It also does not have an inverted position and means masculinity and strength, fertility.
Berkana is similar to the letter B, it symbolizes the inner growth, development from within. Reversed - a call to think about how to provide inner strength that will help your personal growth. Rune Dagaz - two equilateral triangles, set vertically and adjoining peaks. It is a symbol of prosperity, wealth and power. It may also be important breakthrough, transformation, change for the better.
Two strong runes - Teyvaz and Thurisaz. The first is dedicated to the supreme deity of the Vikings - the Torah, it looks like an arrow points upwards. Its value - fairness, honesty and openness. In the upside-down - calls for reflection on their actions, analysis of action. The second rune is named after the giant Tours & god Thor, the sign is similar to the triangular ax. Has warlike value and upside down - a call for reflection.