Jonas Lau Markussen

Runestone U 32

The carvings of the stone are in the runestone style Pr 1 (c. 1010-1040) pertaining to the Ringerike style.

The inscription is not signed.

The granite stone is c. 1,65 m tall and 1,02 m wide.

 

Runic inscription

The rune text begins at the head end of the animal.

 

Runes

[1] + ᚢᚾᚠᛅᛁᚴᚱ + ᛅᚢᚴ + ᚴᚱᚢᚴᚱ + ᛅᚢᚴ + ᛋᛏᛅᛁᚾ + ᛅᚢᚴ + ᚼᛅᛚᚴᛁ × ᛚᛁᛏᚢ + ᚱᛅᛁᛋᛅ + ᛋᛏᛅᛁᚾ × ᚦᛅᚾᛅ + ᛅᚠᛏᛁᚱ × ᛋᚢᛅᛁᚾ + ᚠᚯᚦᚢᚱ ᛋᛁᚾ × ᛅᚢᚴ + ᛅᛏ + ᛒᚢᛏᚾᛅ + ᛒᚱᚢᚦᚢᚱ ᛋᛁᚾ [2] ᛅᚢᚴ × ᛁᚴᛅ + ᚴᚢᚦ × ᚼᛁᛅᛚᛒᛁ + ᚯᚾᛏ ᚦᛅᛁᚱᛅ

 

Transliteration

+ unfaikr + auk + krukr + auk × stain + auk + halki × litu + raisa + stain × þana + aftir × suain + foþur sin × auk + at + butna + bruþur sin auk × ika + kuþ × hialbi + ont þaira

 

Old Norse

OfæigR ok KrokR ok Stæinn ok Hælgi letu ræisa stæin þenna æftiR Svæin, faður sinn, ok at Botna, broður sinn, ok Inga. Guð hialpi and þæiRa.

 

English

Ófeigr and Krókr and Steinn and Helgi had this stone raised in memory of Sveinn, their father, and in memory of Botni, their brother, and Inga (also raised). May God help their spirits.

 

 

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Stockby, Uppland, Sweden

U 32

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