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Runic Dictionary

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U 668 (U668) - Kålsta

inscription; date not specified; not skaldic;

Sweden: Uppland
Location: Kålsta, Häggeby sn, Håbo hd;
Swedish map: X:1598104 Y:6615487
Google maps: 59.6478,17.5451
RAÄ: Häggeby 72:1

Samnordisk runtextdatabas:
siglum: U 668 
place: Kålsta 
parish: Häggeby sn 
district: Håbo hd 
coordinates: 6615487:1598104 
original place?: nej 
new coords:  
RAÄ number: 72 [objektid=10024100720001] 
rune types:  
cross form: A4; B2; C1, C10; D1; E5; F3; 0 
style group: Pr3 
inscriber: Visäte (S)(P) och Ofeg (S)(P); (Öpir 1 (S)(P)) 
material/object: runsten, mörk glimmerrik gjens 
other: Parsten till U 669. 
image link:  
rune text: ' sterkar * auk ' hioruarþr ' letu * reisa * þensa * stein at ' faþur sin keir(a) ' sum ' uestr ' sat ' i þikaliþi * kuþ hialbi salu 
old west norse: Styrkárr ok Hjǫrvarðr létu reisa þenna stein at fǫður sinn Geira, sem vestr sat í þingaliði. Guð hjalpi sálu. 
original language: Stærkarr ok Hiorvarðr letu ræisa þennsa stæin at faður sinn GæiRa, sum vestr sat i þingaliði. Guð hialpi salu. 
english: Styrkárr and Hjǫrvarðr had this stone raised in memory of their father Geiri, who sat in the Assembly's retinue in the west. May God help (his) soul.  
User-contributed fields:
references to women (MZ):  
magic category (CO):  
magic attitude (CO): neutral 
invocation to (DD): God 
object (PC):  
material (PC):  
object/material translation (PC):  

other readings/interpretations

Nottingham rune dictionary words: at - faðir - Guð - hialpa - i - lata - ok - ræisa - sa(r)si - sal(a)/sel(a)/sial(a) - sem/sum - sinn - sitia - stæinn - vestr - þingalið


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