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Runic Dictionary

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U 669 (U669) - Kålsta

inscription; date not specified; not skaldic;

Sweden: Uppland
Location: Kålsta, Häggeby sn, Håbo hd;
Swedish map: X:1598100 Y:6615500
Google maps: 59.6479,17.5449

Samnordisk runtextdatabas:
siglum: U 669 † 
place: Kålsta 
parish: Häggeby sn 
district: Håbo hd 
coordinates: 6615500:1598100 
original place?:  
new coords:  
RAÄ number:  
rune types:  
cross form: A4; B2; C1, C6, C7; D1; E5; F3; G5 
style group: Pr4 
inscriber: Visäte (S) och Ofeg (S); (Öpir (S)) 
material/object: runsten 
other: Parsten till U 668, var inmurad i samma källare som denna. 
image link:  
rune text: [sterkar auk * hioruarþr * litu * reisa * þinsa * stain eftʀ * kisl * broþur * sin * kuþ hialbi * antini uisti nuk * ufaih * þeiʀ hieku] 
old west norse: Styrkárr ok Hjǫrvarðr létu reisa þenna stein eptir Gísl, bróður sinn. Guð hjalpi ǫndinni. Véseti ok Ófeigr þeir hjoggu. 
original language: Stærkarr ok Hiorvarðr letu ræisa þennsa stæin æftiR Gisl, broður sinn. Guð hialpi andinni. Viseti ok OfæigR þæiR hioggu. 
english: Styrkárr and Hjǫrvarðr had this stone raised in memory of Gísl, their brother. May God help (his) spirit. Véseti and Ófeigr, they cut.  
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 - Guð - hagg(v)a/hogg(v)a - hialpa - lata - ok - ræisa - sa(r) - sa(r)si - sinn - stæinn - æftir


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