The 24th (or 23rd) rune of the Elder Futhark, corresponding to the letter o.
The oldest literal meaning of this rune passed down to us from the continental Germanic source is "noble." ... The Othila rune represents the vrtue of loyalty towards one's family, tribe or village, and towards one's country.... Magically, the Othila rune can be used to invoke Odin in his aspect of wanderer and teacher.