Alternative Names
Anglo-Friesian/Germanic: Mannaz
Norse (Viking): Madr
Old English: Man
Other Names/Spellings: Madhr, Madthr, Madthur, Mann, Manna, Mannar, Mannazold

Pronunciation
Mah-nawz

English Letter\Equivalent
M as in MAN

Translation
Mankind, human.

Meaning
Mankind. Humanity. The self. The self, inner being, soul. Manhood, or Womanhood.

Characteristics
Yourself, your mind and ego, your body. People in general, the world. Friends or family or associates. Clarity of thought. Tolerance, broad-mindedness. Devotion, kindness, consideration and charity. Willingness to change.

Mannaz represents the human race, humanity, the shared human nature within each individual. We are all members of the human family, yet alone in life and in the final journey into death. Mannaz symbolizes creativity, intelligence, forward planning, and speech and implies co-operation between individuals for the common good.

Personal Interpretation
Destiny awaits you, so claim it. But to be a spiritual being, you must balance body, mind and spirit. Embrace everything, good and bad alike, with total acceptance, knowing that each new experience will teach more of life. By learning each lesson you will go onwards and upwards.

Reverse
Refers the same portents to a person of the opposite sex to yourself, e.g. a husband, wife, partner, mother, father etc.

Converse
The person referred to is being covert or dishonest.

Runic Number
20

Color
Deep Red

Element
Air

Polarity
Male and Female

Associated gods
Heimdall, Odin, Frigg

Astrological Correspondence
Jupiter