Nauthiz or Nauth is a rune from the Futhark set.
It is a member of the second Aett, associated with need or want, trouble and famine.
Its phonetic value is "n".
Literal meaning is "need".
In the "practical magic" part of Havamal there is a spell to avoid being poisoned by twice carving need on the rim of your horn. If your drink is poisoned the horn will split.
Symbolic or divinitory meanings are as follows: