Alphabets: Younger Futhark

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Younger Futhark (9th-11th centuries) (also Scandinavian Futhark).
Reduced for of Elder. 16 characters. Corresponds with the phonetic changes when Proto-Norse become Old Norse. Split into 2 – Long-branch (Danish) and short-twig (Norwegian/Swedish) runes. This is due to functionality (long for stone, short for wood). Yngre_futharken