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.



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



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.



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



Svartsjö djurgård, Uppland, Sweden

U 36

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