Jonas Lau Markussen

Runestone U 36

The carvings of the stone are in the runestone style Pr 4 (c. 1070-1100) pertaining to the Urnes style.

 

The inscription is signed by the runemaster Øpir.

 

The granite stone is c. 1,40 m tall and 0,82 m wide.

 

Runic inscription

The rune text starts at the tail end of the animal.

 

Runes

ᛁᚿᚴᛁᛘᚭᚦ ‘ ᛚᛁᛏ ‘ ᚱᛆᛁᛋᛆ ‘ ᛋᛏᛆᛁᚿᛅ ‘ ᚢᚴ ‘ ᛒᚱᚭ ‘ ᚽᚠᛏᛁᛦ ‘ ᚴᛅᚱᛚ ᛒᚭᛅᚿᛏᛅ ᛋᛁᚿ ᚢᛒᛁᛦ ᚱᛁᛋᛏᛁ

 

Transliteration

inkimoþ ‘ lit ‘ raisa ‘ staina ‘ uk ‘ bro ‘ eftiʀ ‘ karl boanta sin ybiʀ risti

 

Old Norse

Ingimoð let ræisa stæina ok bro æftiR Karl, boanda sinn. ØpiR risti.

 

English

Ingimóð had the stones raised and (made the) bridge in memory of Karl, her husbandman. Œpir carved.

 

———

Svartsjö djurgård, Uppland, Sweden

U 36

Get a new illustration every thursday


Sign up for the newsletter, and I'll send you a new illustration once a week.

E-mailPinterestInstagramPatreon