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Runic Dictionary

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U 640 (U640) - Väppeby

inscription; date not specified; not skaldic;

Sweden: Uppland
Location: Väppeby, Kalmar sn, Håbo hd;
Swedish map: X:1597550 Y:6605550
Google maps: 59.5574,17.5183
RAÄ: Kalmar 13:1

Samnordisk runtextdatabas:
siglum: U 640 $ 
place: Väppeby 
parish: Kalmar sn 
district: Håbo hd 
coordinates: 6605550:1597550 
original place?: nej 
new coords: 6605370.1596858 
RAÄ number: 13 (nuv. plats) [objektid=10024700130001] 
rune types:  
cross form: A3; B1; C10; D1; E4 (?); F3; 0 
style group: Pr3 
inscriber: Fot 2 (A) 
material/object: runsten, gnejsgranit 
reference: $=Larsson 2000  
image link:  
rune text: × kus × auk × sikhialmr × litu + raisa + stin × iftiʀ * ant[ui]t * fa[þ]ur sin * 
old west norse: Kúss(?)/Guss(?) ok Sighjalmr létu reisa stein eptir Andvétt, fǫður sinn. 
original language: Kuss(?)/Guss(?) ok SighialmR letu ræisa stæin æftiR Andvett, faður sinn. 
english: Kúss(?)/Guss(?) and Sighjalmr had the stone raised in memory of Andvéttr, their father.  
User-contributed fields:
references to women (MZ):  
magic category (CO):  
magic attitude (CO): neutral 
invocation to (DD):  
object (PC): runestone 
material (PC): stone, gneiss, granitic 
object/material translation (PC): runestone 

other readings/interpretations

Nottingham rune dictionary words: faðir - lata - ok - ræisa - sinn - stæinn - æftir


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