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Runic Dictionary

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U 258 (U258) - Fresta k:a

inscription; date not specified; not skaldic;

Sweden: Uppland
Location: Fresta k:a, Fresta sn, Vallentuna hd;
Swedish map: X:1621787 Y:6601706
Google maps: 59.518,17.9568
RAÄ: Fresta 1:1
Links: (image)

Samnordisk runtextdatabas:
siglum: U 258 $ 
place: Fresta k:a 
parish: Fresta sn 
district: Vallentuna hd 
placement: Vid tornet. 
coordinates: 6601706:1621787 
original place?:  
new coords:  
RAÄ number: 1:1 [objektid=10001900010001] 
rune types:  
cross form: A1; B1; C6, C7; D3 (D1?); E7 (?); F3; 0 
period/dating:
style group: RAK 
inscriber: Gunnar (A) 
material/object: runsten, granit 
other:  
reference: $=Salberger 1993-97, Williams 1993b 
image link: http://www.kms.raa.se/cocoon/bild/show-image.html?id=16000300012832  
rune text: kunar × uk × sasur × þiʀ × litu × risa × stin × þina × iftiʀ × kiʀbi(a)rn × faþur × sin × sun × ui(t)kars × i × (s)u--unisi × on × trabu × nurminr × o kniri × asbiarnaʀ 
old west norse: Gunnarr ok Sassurr þeir létu reisa stein þenna eptir Geirbjǫrn, fǫður sinn, son Vittkarls/Hvítkárs í Sv[ǫl]unesi(?). Hann drápu norrmenn á knerri Ásbjarnar. 
original language: Gunnarr ok Sassurr þæiR letu ræisa stæin þenna æftiR GæiRbiorn, faður sinn, sun Vittkarls/Hvitkars i Sv[al]unæsi(?). Hann drapu norrmænnr a knærri AsbiarnaR. 
english: Gunnarr and Sassurr, they had this stone raised in memory of Geirbjǫrn, their father, Vittkarl/Hvítkarr of Svalunes's son. Norwegians killed him on Ásbjǫrn's cargo-ship.  
User-contributed fields:
references to women (MZ):  
magic category (CO):  
magic attitude (CO): neutral 
invocation to (DD):  
object (PC): runestone 
material (PC): stone, granite 
object/material translation (PC): runestone, granite 

other readings/interpretations

Nottingham rune dictionary words: a - drepa - faðir - hann - i - knarr - lata - norðmaðr - ok - ræisa - sa(r) - sa(r)si - sinn - stæinn - sunr/sunn - æftir

images

U 258, 1 (j1dpi)
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