Futhark Runes - Interpretation & Meaning: Berkana
Keywords: Fertility, health, new beginnings, growth, abundance.
Meanings: Berkana represents the path of the mother, the healer and the midwife, bringing new life after death. As the birch puts out the first leaves after winter. There is a time of plenty coming, a time of abundance. Old wounds and pains will be healed. The birch was seen as a provider and many old traditions in Europe utilize the birch. It is a time of fertility and conception.