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Runic Dictionary

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U 909 (U909) - Finnsta

inscription; date not specified; not skaldic;

Sweden: Uppland
Location: Finnsta, Vänge sn, Ulleråkers hd;
Swedish map: X:1591075 Y:6639500
Google maps: 59.8648,17.4308

Samnordisk runtextdatabas:
siglum: U 909 $ 
place: Finnsta 
parish: Vänge sn 
district: Ulleråkers hd 
placement: Upplandsmuseet 
coordinates: 6639500:1591075 
original place?:  
new coords:  
RAÄ number:  
rune types:  
cross form: A2 (?); B1; 0; D1; 0; F3; 0 
period/dating:
style group:
inscriber: Grim skald (A) 
material/object: runsten 
other: Flyttades till Uppsala, vid Gamla torget. Ett fragment återfanns 1990. 
reference: $=Fv 1993 s. 237, http://fornvannen.se/pdf/1990talet/1993_223.pdf 
image link:  
rune text: [ikulfastr : lit iʀasa stain] : aft hulbi(o)(r)[:n ouk þaiʀ a * libi *] (k)(u)(þ) [kiʀi miskun] 
old west norse: Ígulfastr lét reisa stein ept Holmbjǫrn ok þeir 〈a〉 〈libi〉 Guð geri miskunn. 
original language: Igulfastr let ræisa stæin aft Holmbiorn ok þæiR 〈a〉 〈libi〉 Guð gæri miskunn. 
english: Ígulfastr had the stone raised in memory of Holmbjǫrn and they ... May God have mercy.  
User-contributed fields:
references to women (MZ):  
magic category (CO):  
magic attitude (CO): neutral 
invocation to (DD): God 
object (PC): runestone 
material (PC): stone 
object/material translation (PC): runestone 

other readings/interpretations

Nottingham rune dictionary words: aft/æft - g(i)ær(v)a - Guð - lata - miskunn - ok - ræisa - sa(r) - stæinn

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