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Runic Dictionary

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U 889 (U889) - Västerby

inscription; date not specified; not skaldic;

Sweden: Uppland
Location: Västerby, Ålands sn, Hagunda hd;
Swedish map: X:1582025 Y:6640966
Google maps: 59.8799,17.27
RAÄ: Åland 11:1
Links: (image)

Samnordisk runtextdatabas:
siglum: U 889 $ 
place: Västerby 
parish: Ålands sn 
district: Hagunda hd 
coordinates: 6640966:1582025 
original place?: ja 
new coords:  
RAÄ number: 11 [objektid=10029800110001] 
rune types:  
cross form:  
style group: Pr4 
inscriber: (Öpir 1 (A)), påminner om Öpir men ornamentiken är degenererad och kännedomen om runorna bristfällig. [ej Öpir, Åhlén 1997] 
material/object: runsten, röd granit 
reference: §Q: $=Williams 1990:45ff 
image link:  
rune text: aosu[l]f(ʀ) ' uk| |kair × arfaʀ × fa(s)[t---fs ' stin ritu þiʀ saotr ' nau---]u furiʀ ' aot ' -anþursuki...noaʀ 
old west norse: Ásulfr ok Geirr, arfar Fast... stein réttu. Þeir 〈saotr〉 〈nau---u〉 fyrir ǫnd ... 
original language: AsulfR ok GæiRR, arfaR Fast... stæin rettu. ÞæiR 〈saotr〉 〈nau---u〉 fyriR and ... 
english: §P Ásulfr and Geirr, Fast-...'s heirs, they erected the stone. They ... for the spirit ... §Q Ásulfr and Geirr, Fastulfr's heirs, they erected the stone. Stands ... for the spirit of Arnthórr and Geirbjǫrn(?).  
User-contributed fields:
references to women (MZ):  
magic category (CO):  
magic attitude (CO): neutral 
invocation to (DD):  
object (PC): runestone 
material (PC): stone, granite, red 
object/material translation (PC): runestone, red granite 

other readings/interpretations

Nottingham rune dictionary words: and - arfi - fyrir - ok - retta - sa(r) - stæinn

rune text:

aosu[l]f(R) ' uk| |kair × arfaR × fa(s)[t---fs ' stin ritu þiR saotr ' nau---]u furiR ' aot ' anþurs uk| |ki[R]...noaR

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Samnordisk runtextdatabas (04/09/09)

west norse:

Ásulfr ok Geirr, arfar Fast[ul]fs stein réttu þeir. Stendr 〈nau---u〉 fyrir ǫnd Arnþórs ok Geir[bjar]nar(?).

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Samnordisk runtextdatabas (04/09/09)


AsulfR ok GæiRR, arfaR Fast[ul]fs stæin rettu þæiR. Standr 〈nau---u〉 fyriR and Arnþors ok GæiR[biar]naR(?).

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Samnordisk runtextdatabas (04/09/09)


U 889, 1 (j1dpi)
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