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Runic Dictionary

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Vs 18 (Vs18) - Berga

inscription; date not specified; not skaldic;

Sweden: Västmanland
Location: Berga, Skultuna sn, Norrbo hd;
Swedish map: X:1536500 Y:6620850
Google maps: 59.7201,16.4182
RAÄ: Skultuna 113:1

Samnordisk runtextdatabas:
siglum: Vs 18 $ 
place: Berga 
parish: Skultuna sn 
district: Norrbo hd 
placement: Vid Skultuna bruk. 
coordinates: 6620850:1536500 
original place?: nej 
new coords: 6622411.1534491 
RAÄ number: 113:1 (nuv. plats) [objektid=10232001130001] 
rune types:  
cross form:  
style group: Fp 
inscriber: Samma som gjort Vs 19. 
material/object: runsten, granit 
reference: $=ATA Dnr 6244/83 
image link:  
rune text: (k)hunaltr * liet resa * sthin * þensa * iftir * kerfast * sun sen * trek| |kuþan * auk * uas farin * til eklans * hiolbi * kuþ * salu * hans 
old west norse: Gunnvaldr lét reisa stein þenna eptir Geirfast, son sinn, dreng góðan, ok var farinn til Englands. Hjalpi Guð sálu hans. 
original language: Gunnaldr let ræisa stæin þennsa æftiR GæiRfast, sun sinn, dræng goðan, ok vas farinn til Ænglands. Hialpi Guð salu hans. 
english: Gunnvaldr had this stone raised in memory of Geirfastr, his son, a good valiant man. And (he) had travelled to England. May God help his soul.  
User-contributed fields:
references to women (MZ):  
magic category (CO):  
magic attitude (CO): neutral 
invocation to (DD): God 
object (PC): runestone 
material (PC): stone, granite 
object/material translation (PC): runestone, granite 

other readings/interpretations

Nottingham rune dictionary words: drængr - fara - goðr - Guð - hann - hialpa - lata - ok - ræisa - sa(r)si - sal(a)/sel(a)/sial(a) - sinn - stæinn - sunr/sunn - til - vesa/vera - æftir


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