Jonas Lau Markussen

Runestone Vs Fv1988;36

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. 2,27 m tall, 0,90 m wide and 0,65 m thick.

 

 

Runic inscription

The first part of the rune text begins at the tail end of the animal. The second part runs parallel to the animal ribbon on the outside and begins on the left side.

 

Runes

[1] ᛏᛅᚠ ᛬ ᛚᛁᛏ ᛬ ᚱᛁᛌᛅ ᛬ ᛂᛌᛏᚾ ᛬ ᚦᛁᚾᛅ ᛬ ᚼᛁᛏᛁᛦ ᛬ ᚴᚱᛁ(ᛘ)ᚢᛏ ᛬ ᚢᛅᛌ ᛬ ᚠᛅᚱᛁᚾ ᛬ ᛂᚢᚾ ᛬ ᚢᛁᚦᚠᛅᛌᛏ[ᛅᛦ] ᛬ ᛅᚢᛌᛏ᛬ᛅᚱᛚᛅ ᛬ [2] ᚢᛚᚠᚱ ᛬ ᛅᚢᚴ ᛬ ᚢᛁᛒᛁᚢᚱᚾ ᛬ -… ᚴᛁᛏᛁᛚᛅᛌ ᛬ ᚴᚱᚦᛁ ᛬ ᛒ[ᚱᚤᚴᛁ](ᚢ)(᛬) ᚯ ᛬ ᛌ—

 

Transliteration

taf : lit : risa : estn : þina : hitiʀ : kri(m)ut ÷ uas : farin : sun : (u)iþfast– : aust:arla ulfr : auk : uibiurn : -… kitilas : krþi : b-…(u) * (o) : s—

 

Old Norse

Taf(?) let ræisa stæin þenna æftiR Grimmund. VaR farinn, sunn Viðfast[aR], austarla. UlfR ok Vibiorn … Kætilas(?)/Kætilhǫss(?) gærðu b[ryggi]u a …

 

English

Taf(?) had this stone raised in memory of Grímmundr. The son of Viðfastr travelled to the east. Ulfr and Vébjǫrn … Ketilas(?)/Ketilhǫss(?) made the bridge at …

 

 

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Jädra, Västmanland, Sweden

Vs Fv1988;36

 

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