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U 954 (U954) - Söderby

inscription; date not specified; not skaldic;

Sweden: Uppland
Location: Söderby, Danmarks sn, Vaksala hd;
Swedish map: X:1609125 Y:6633950
Google maps: 59.8107,17.7499

Samnordisk runtextdatabas:
siglum: U 954 † 
place: Söderby 
parish: Danmarks sn 
district: Vaksala hd 
placement:  
coordinates: 6633950:1609125 
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period/dating:
style group: Pr1? 
inscriber:  
material/object: runsten 
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rune text: [× þʀu : aʀrukr : fretr : ri--u : s... ...-r : helka : bruþr : sin : en : sasur : trab : han : ouk : kaþ * niþiks:uerk : seik : felka : sin : kuþ : helb : hut : has ×] 
old west norse: Þau(?) Eyríkr(?)/Auðríkr(?) frændr rei[st]u s[tein epti]r Helga, bróður sinn. En Sassurr drap hann ok gerði niðingsverk, sveik félaga sinn. Guð hjalp ǫnd hans. 
original language: Þau(?) ØyrikR(?)/Au(ð)rikR(?) frændr ræi[st]u s[tæin æfti]R Hælga, broður sinn. En Sassurr drap hann ok gærði niðingsverk, svæik felaga sinn. Guð hialp and hans. 
english: Eyríkr(?)/Auðríkr(?) and his kinsmen, they raised the stone in memory of Helgi, their brother. And Sassurr killed him and made (= did) a villainous deed, betrayed his partner. God help his spirit.  
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: and - broðir - drepa - en - felagi - frǽndi - g(i)ær(v)a - Guð - hann - hialpa - niðingr - ok - ræisa - sa(r) - sinn - stæinn - svik(v)a - verk - æftir

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