Jonas Lau Markussen

Runestone DR 108

The carvings of the stone are in the runestone style B-e-v (c. 1010-1050) pertaining to the Ringerike style and contemporary with Pr 1 and Pr 2.

 

The inscription is not signed.

 

The granite stone is c. 1,98 m tall, 1,25 m wide and 0,40 cm thick.

 

 

Runic inscription

The rune text is written using boustrophedon and begins at the bottom left corner.

 

Runes

ᛏᚢᛋᛏᛁ ᛬ ᚱᛁᛋᚦᛁ ᛬ ᛋᛏᛁᚾ ¶ ᚦᚭᚾᛋᛁ ᛬ ᛁᚠᛏ ᛬ ᛏᚢᚠᛅ ᛬ ᛁᛋ ¶ ᚢᛅᚱᚦ (᛬) ᛏᚢᚦᚱ ᛬ ᚢᛋᛏᚱ ᛬ ᛒᚢᚱᚦᚢ¶ᚱ ᛬ ᛋᛁᚾ ᛬ ᛋᛘᛁᚦᚱ ᛬ ᚭᛋᚢᛁᚦᛅᛦ

 

Transliteration

tusti ¤ risþi ¤ stin ¶ þonsi ¤ ift ¤ tufa ¤ is ¶ uarþ (:) tuþr : ustr : burþu¶r ¤ sin ¤ smiþr ¤ osuiþaʀ

 

Old Norse

Tosti resþi sten þænsi æft Tofa, æs warþ døþr østr, broþur sin, smiþr AswiþaR.

 

English

Tosti, Ásviðr’s smith, raised this stone in memory of Tófi, his brother, who died in the east.

 

 

———

Kolind, Djursland, Denmark

DR 108

 

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