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Runic Dictionary

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U 279 (U279) - Skälby

inscription; date not specified; not skaldic;

Sweden: Uppland
Location: Skälby, Hammarby sn, Vallentuna hd;
Swedish map: X:1620421 Y:6602999
Google maps: 59.53,17.9335
RAÄ: Hammarby 123:1

Samnordisk runtextdatabas:
siglum: U 279 
place: Skälby 
parish: Hammarby sn 
district: Vallentuna hd 
coordinates: 6602999:1620421 
original place?:  
new coords:  
RAÄ number: 123 [objektid=10002801230001] 
rune types:  
cross form: A1; B1; C8; D1; E9; F3; 0 
style group: Pr4 
inscriber: Öpir 1 (S) 
material/object: runsten, granit 
image link:  
rune text: biarn + uk ' ihulfastr uk × ion + litu kiara ' (b)ro ' at ' þorsti(n) ' broþur sin ybiʀ ' risti runa 
old west norse: Bjǫrn ok Ígulfastr ok Jón létu gera brú at Þorstein, bróður sinn. Œpir risti rúnar. 
original language: Biorn ok Igulfastr ok Ion letu gæra bro at Þorstæin, broður sinn. ØpiR risti runaR. 
english: Bjǫrn and Ígulfastr and Jón had the bridge made in memory of Thorsteinn, their brother. Œpir carved the runes.  
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: at - bro - broðir - g(i)ær(v)a - lata - ok - rista - run(ar) - sinn


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