Málrúnar, Malrunes - ON: mal or mål, meaning speech. Speech runes, by which one gains eloquence. Generally, the Malrunes are used in magic that brings advantage to the rune user by means of speech. A Malrune is a runic formula that is spoken, called, or sung to achieve the desired magical result. Malrunes are effective in areas of life where words are important. They can be used to gain compensation against injuries, especially in legal actions. When they are used for this purpose, they should be written upon the walls, pillars and seats of the place where the case is being tried. Malrunes are also used in the word magic of poetry and invocation.