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Runic Dictionary

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Vg 8 (Vg8) - Hjälstads k:a

inscription; date not specified; not skaldic;

Sweden: Västergötland
Location: Hjälstads k:a, Hjälstads sn, Vadsbo hd;
Swedish map: X:1395737 Y:6499714
Google maps: 58.6075,14.0115
RAÄ: Hjälstad 10:1

Samnordisk runtextdatabas:
siglum: Vg 8 
place: Hjälstads k:a 
parish: Hjälstads sn 
district: Vadsbo hd 
placement: På kyrkogården. 
coordinates: 6499714:1395737 
original place?:  
new coords:  
RAÄ number: 10 [objektid=10192500100001] 
rune types:  
cross form: A1; B3; 0; D1; E6, E7, E11; F3; 0 & A1; B3; 0; D1; 0; F3; 0 
style group: Fp 
material/object: runsten 
image link:  
rune text: kitikr × risti × stin × þena × eftiʀ × kimut × bruþur × sin × þen × kuþaa × kuþ albi × 
old west norse: Geitingr(?) reisti stein þenna eptir Geirmund, bróður sinn, þegn góðan. Guð hjalpi. 
original language: GæitingR(?) ræisti stæin þenna æftiR GæiRmund, broður sinn, þegn goðan. Guð hialpi. 
english: Geitingr(?) raised this stone in memory of Geirmundr, his brother, a good thegn. May God help.  
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: broðir - goðr - Guð - hialpa - ræisa - sa(r)si - sinn - stæinn - þiagn - æftir


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