Jonas Lau Markussen

Left Side of the Örby Stone — U 1011

The carvings of the stone are in the Urnes style pertaining to the phase Pr4 of the runestone style.

 

Runic inscription

 

Runes

ᚢᛁᚼᛘᚢᚾᛏᚱ ᛫ ᛚᛁᛏ ᛫ ᛅᚴᚢᛅ ᛫ ᛋᛏᛅᛁᚾ ᛫ ᛅᛏ ᛫ ᛋᛁᚴ ᛫ ᛋᛁᛚᚠᚯᚾ ᛫ ᛋᛁᚢᛁᛅᛋᛏᚱ ᛫ ᛘᚯᚾᚯ ᛫ ᚴᚢᚦ ᛫ ᛁᛅᛁᛒᛁ ᛋᛁᛅᛚ ᛫ ᚢᛁᚼᛘᚢᚾᛏᚱ ᛫ ᛋᛏᚢᚱᛁᛘᚯᚾᛋ

 

Transliteration

uihmuntr ‘ lit ‘ agua * stain * at ‘ sig ‘ selfon ‘ slyiastr ‘ mono ‘ guþ ‘ ia[l]bi (s)ial ‘ uihmuntar * styrimons

 

Old Norse

Vígmundr lét hǫggva stein at sik sjalfan, slœgjastr manna. Guð hjalpi sál Vígmundar stýrimanns.

 

English

Vígmundr had the stone cut in memory of himself, the most skillful of men. May God help Vígmundr the captain’s soul.

 

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Örby, Uppland, Sweden
Universitetsparken (The University Park), Uppsala
U 1011

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