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Runic Dictionary

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Sm 144 (Sm144) - Gursten

inscription; SRDB period: V s 800-t; not skaldic;

Sweden: Småland
Location: Gursten, Lofta sn, N. Tjusts hd;
Swedish map: X:1535600 Y:6423450
Google maps: 57.9066,16.4121
RAÄ: Lofta 393:1
Links: (image)

Samnordisk runtextdatabas:
siglum: Sm 144 
place: Gursten 
parish: Lofta sn 
district: N. Tjusts hd 
placement: Vid folkhögskolan i Gamleby. 
coordinates: 6423450:1535600 
original place?: nej 
new coords: 6420402.1535970 
RAÄ number: 393 (nuv. plats) (Gamleby sn) [objektid=10080603930001] 
rune types: kortkvist 
cross form:  
period/dating: V s 800-t 
style group:
material/object: runsten 
image link:,  
rune text: sunuʀ na¶ut smiþ¶a kata
uifrþaʀ ...un...
kuþaskaki faþi 
old west norse: Sonr naut smíða Káta,
Véfríðar/Véfrøðar [s]on[ar].
Guða-Skeggi/Skakki/Skagi fáði. 
original language: SunR naut smiða Kata,
VifriðaR/VifrøðaR [s]un[aR].
Guða-Skæggi/Skakki/Skagi faði. 
english: §AB The son made good use of Káti Véfríðarson's/Véfrøðarson's handiwork. §C Guða-Skeggi/Skakki/Skagi coloured.  
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: fa - niuta - smið - smiði - sunr/sunn


Sm 144, 1 (j1dpi)
Sm 144, 2 (j1dpi)
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