Jonas Lau Markussen

U 209

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

 

The inscription is not signed.

 

The inscription is c. 0,90 m tall and 1,82 m wide.

 

 

Runic inscription

The rune text begins at the head end of the animal.

 

Runes

ᚦᚢᚱᛏᛋᛅᛁᚾ × ᚴᛁᛅᚱᚦᛁ| |ᛁᚠ×ᛏᛁᛦ ᛁᚱᛁᚾᛘᚢᚾᛏ × ᛋᚢᚾ ᛋᛁᚾ × ᛅᚢᚴ| |ᚴᚢᛅᛒᛏᛁ ᚦᛁᚾᛋᛅ ᛒᚢ × ᛅᚢᚴ × ᛅᚠᛚᛅᚦᛁ × ᛅᚢᛋᛏᚱ ᛁ ᚴᛅᚱᚦᚢᛘ

 

Transliteration

þurtsain × kiarþi| |if×tiʀ irinmunt × sun sin auk| |kaubti þinsa bu × auk × aflaþi × austr i karþum

 

Old Norse

Þorstæinn gærði æftiR Ærinmund, sun sinn, ok køypti þennsa by ok aflaði austr i Garðum.

 

English

Thorsteinn made (the stone) in memory of Erinmundr, his son, and bought this estate and earned (wealth) in the east in Garðar (Russia).

 

Notes

The estate mentioned is Veda.

 

 

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Veda, Uppland, Sweden

U 209

 

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