|a.||1.||Of or pertaining to a rune, to runes, or to the Norsemen; |
|Adj.||1.||runic - relating to or consisting of runes; "runic inscription"|
|(jargon)||runic - Obscure, consisting of runes.|
VMS fans sometimes refer to Unix as "RUnix". Unix fans return the compliment by expanding VMS to "Very Messy Syntax" or "Vachement Mauvais Systeme" (French; literally "Cowlike Bad System", idiomatically "Bitchy Bad System").