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Runic Dictionary

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U 972 (U972) - Gnista (Fyrislund)

inscription; date not specified; not skaldic;

Sweden: Uppland
Location: Gnista (Fyrislund), Vaksala sn, Vaksala hd;
Swedish map: X:1606600 Y:6637800
Google maps: 59.8459,17.7069

Samnordisk runtextdatabas:
siglum: U 972 †$ 
place: Gnista (Fyrislund) 
parish: Vaksala sn 
district: Vaksala hd 
placement:  
coordinates: 6637800:1606600 
original place?:  
new coords:  
RAÄ number:  
rune types:  
cross form:  
period/dating:
style group:
inscriber:  
material/object: runsten 
other:  
reference: $=Williams 1996b  
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rune text: [(i)(n)k(i)u(a)r uaþ trofast * uk usrik × litu × rita × stain × at * trk-k-a kuþan * sturbiurn ×] 
old west norse: Ingvarr(?) ok Trúfastr(?) ok Húsríkr(?)/Ósríkr(?) létu rétta stein at dreng(?) góðan, Styrbjǫrn(?). 
original language: Ingvarr(?) ok Trofastr(?) ok HusrikR(?)/OsrikR(?) letu retta stæin at dræng(?) goðan, Styrbiorn(?). 
english: Ingvarr(?) and Trúfastr(?) and Húsríkr(?)/Ósríkr(?) had the stone erected in memory of a good valiant man(?), Styrbjǫrn(?).  
User-contributed fields:
references to women (MZ):  
magic category (CO):  
magic attitude (CO): neutral 
invocation to (DD):  
object (PC): runestone 
material (PC): stone 
object/material translation (PC): runestone 

other readings/interpretations

Nottingham rune dictionary words: at - goðr - lata - retta - stæinn

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