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Runic Dictionary

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U 769 (U769) - Testeby

inscription; date not specified; not skaldic;

Sweden: Uppland
Location: Testeby, Vårfrukyrka sn, Åsunda hd;
Swedish map: X:1568400 Y:6616300
Google maps: 59.6772,17.0238
RAÄ: Vårfrukyrka 68:1

Samnordisk runtextdatabas:
siglum: U 769 
place: Testeby 
parish: Vårfrukyrka sn 
district: Åsunda hd 
placement: Vid Valla. 
coordinates: 6616300:1568400 
original place?: nej 
new coords: 6618104.1568652 
RAÄ number: 68 (nuv. plats) [objektid=10029200680001] 
rune types:  
cross form: A4; B3; C1; D1; E1, E3; F3; 0 
style group: Fp 
inscriber: Erik (A) 
material/object: runsten, rödgrå granit 
image link:  
rune text: sk(a)rþi + raisti + stain + þina × aftir + utryk + sun × sin + kuþ × hialbi + ant × hans × auk + harals 
old west norse: Skarði reisti stein þenna eptir Ótrygg, son sinn. Guð hjalpi ǫnd hans ok Haralds. 
original language: Skarði ræisti stæin þenna æftiR Otrygg, sun sinn. Guð hialpi and hans ok Haralds. 
english: Skarði raised this stone in memory of Ótryggr, his son. May God help his spirit and Haraldr's.  
User-contributed fields:
references to women (MZ):  
magic category (CO):  
magic attitude (CO): neutral 
invocation to (DD): God 
object (PC): runestone 
material (PC): stone, granite, reddish grey 
object/material translation (PC): runestone 

other readings/interpretations

Nottingham rune dictionary words: and - Guð - hann - hialpa - ok - ræisa - sa(r)si - sinn - stæinn - sunr/sunn - æftir


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