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Runes and Numbers

Postby TristessaKC » 21 Jul 2014, 02:33

I have been trying to figure out how to write numbers using runes. I am using the Elder Futhark. The only real thing I've been finding is how the vikings wrote them (which I am seeing rarely happened.) But they would just use the first or first two letters of the written word for the number. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
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Re: Runes and Numbers

Postby DaRC » 21 Jul 2014, 13:05

I think you'd just write the numbers. If you look at these translations they seem to write them, although I've only seen 1, 2 and 3 used and can't often confirm that they wrote the whole word
e.g. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/England_Runestones
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Varangian_runestones
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