The Elk was the donor of the name of the rune who lives in the swamps and the fen. The mentioned reed possess sharp leaves. A similarity to tracks of the crow is obvious.
Protection and Defense
Strengthening of vital forces
Communication in general
Reveals illusions and suggestions
Amulets against limitation of the sphere of influence
Talisman for wealthiness, intelligence and wisdom
Sphere of influence: Brain and Head, madness
Used for enforcing the sealf healing powers and for healing of others
General strengthening of the vital forces
Meaning in Divination (according to B. King)
The impulse of protecting yourself and others. Holding tight the success or keeping of achieved or earned positions.