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Runic Dictionary

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U 503 (U503) - Malmby

inscription; date not specified; not skaldic;

Sweden: Uppland
Location: Malmby, Närtuna sn, Långhundra hd;
Swedish map: X:1636742 Y:6621505
Google maps: 59.6909,18.2336
RAÄ: Närtuna 154:1

Samnordisk runtextdatabas:
siglum: U 503 $ 
place: Malmby 
parish: Närtuna sn 
district: Långhundra hd 
coordinates: 6621505:1636742 
original place?: nej 
new coords:  
RAÄ number: 154:1 [objektid=10006301540001] 
rune types:  
cross form: A4; B1; C9; D2; E3; F3; 0 
style group: Pr4? 
inscriber: Visäte (A) 
material/object: runsten, granit 
reference: $=Salberger 1978:139ff  
image link:  
rune text: ' ernfast ' uk + ernkautr ' lata ' sunʀ shunar ' reisa + stein × aftʀ + faþur + ... kitilfast ' 
old west norse: Ernfastr ok Erngautr láta, synir Siggunnar/Sigunnar, reisa stein eptir fǫður [sinn] Ketilfast. 
original language: Ærnfastr ok Ærngautr lata, syniR SiggunnaR/SigunnaR, ræisa stæin æftiR faður [sinn] Kætilfast. 
english: Ernfastr and Erngautr, Siggunnr's/Sigunnr's sons, have raised the stone in memory of their father Ketilfastr.  
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, granite 
object/material translation (PC): runestone, granite 

other readings/interpretations

Nottingham rune dictionary words: faðir - lata - ok - ræisa - stæinn - sunr/sunn - æftir


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