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Runic Dictionary

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U 97 (U97) - Rotebro

inscription; date not specified; not skaldic;

Sweden: Uppland
Location: Rotebro, Sollentuna sn, Sollentuna hd;
Swedish map: X:1619800 Y:6597350
Google maps: 59.4794,17.9192

Samnordisk runtextdatabas:
siglum: U 97 † 
place: Rotebro 
parish: Sollentuna sn 
district: Sollentuna hd 
coordinates: 6597350:1619800 
original place?:  
new coords:  
RAÄ number:  
rune types:  
cross form: A1; B3?; 0; D1; 0; F3; G6? 
style group:
inscriber: Kättil 2 (S) 
material/object: runsten 
image link:  
rune text: [hulmfriþ * lit * kara * mirki * iftiʀ ... om * kuihulfr * iftʀ * faþur * sin katil * iak * runaʀ *] 
old west norse: Holmfríðr lét gera merki eptir ... ok Kvígulfr eptir fǫður sinn. Ketill hjó rúnar. 
original language: Holmfriðr let gærva mærki æftiR ... ok KvigulfR æftiR faður sinn. Kætill hiogg runaR. 
english: Holmfríðr had the landmark made in memory of ... and Kvígulfr in memory of his father. Ketill cut the runes.  
User-contributed fields:
references to women (MZ): raised by 
magic category (CO):  
magic attitude (CO): neutral 
invocation to (DD):  
object (PC): runestone 
material (PC): stone 
object/material translation (PC): runestone 

other readings/interpretations

Nottingham rune dictionary words: faðir - g(i)ær(v)a - hagg(v)a/hogg(v)a - lata - mærki - ok - run(ar) - sinn - æftir


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