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Name
"year, harvest" "eel" "harvest, plenty"
Shape Elder Futhark Futhorc Younger Futhark
Runic letter jeran.svg Runic letter ger.svg Runic letter ior.svg Runic letter ar.svg Short-twig a rune.png
Unicode
U+16C3
U+16C4
U+16E1
U+16C5
U+16C6
Transliteration j io a
Transcription j io a
IPA [j] [jo] [a]
Position in rune-row 12 28 or 29 10

Jera (also Jeran, Jeraz) is the conventional name of the j-rune of the Elder Futhark, from a reconstructed Common Germanic stem *jē2ra-{{#invoke:Category handler|main}}<ref name=PAGE>C.f. Page (2005:15). The word may have been either neuter or masculine in Common Germanic.</ref> meaning "harvest, (good) year".

The corresponding letter of the Gothic alphabet is Gothic , named jēr, also expressing /j/. The Elder Futhark rune gives rise to the Anglo-Frisian runes /j/, named gēr /jeːr/, and /io/, named ior, and to the Younger Futhark ár rune , which stood for /a/ as the /j/ phoneme had disappeared in Old Norse.


Jēran sections
Intro  Name  Elder Futhark  Gothic jer  Anglo-Saxon runes  Younger Futhark  See also  Notes  References  

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Name
"year, harvest" "eel" "harvest, plenty"
Shape Elder Futhark Futhorc Younger Futhark
Runic letter jeran.svg Runic letter ger.svg Runic letter ior.svg Runic letter ar.svg Short-twig a rune.png
Unicode
U+16C3
U+16C4
U+16E1
U+16C5
U+16C6
Transliteration j io a
Transcription j io a
IPA [j] [jo] [a]
Position in rune-row 12 28 or 29 10

Jera (also Jeran, Jeraz) is the conventional name of the j-rune of the Elder Futhark, from a reconstructed Common Germanic stem *jē2ra-{{#invoke:Category handler|main}}<ref name=PAGE>C.f. Page (2005:15). The word may have been either neuter or masculine in Common Germanic.</ref> meaning "harvest, (good) year".

The corresponding letter of the Gothic alphabet is Gothic , named jēr, also expressing /j/. The Elder Futhark rune gives rise to the Anglo-Frisian runes /j/, named gēr /jeːr/, and /io/, named ior, and to the Younger Futhark ár rune , which stood for /a/ as the /j/ phoneme had disappeared in Old Norse.


Jēran sections
Intro  Name  Elder Futhark  Gothic jer  Anglo-Saxon runes  Younger Futhark  See also  Notes  References  

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