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Sö 338 (Sö338) - Turinge kyrka

inscription; date not specified; Sweden: Södermanland

* ketil : auk + biorn + þaiʀ + raistu + stain + þin[a] + at + þourstain : faþur + sin + anuntr + at + bruþur + sin + auk : hu[skar]laʀ + hifiʀ + iafna + ketilau at + buanta sin * ¶ bruþr uaʀu þaʀ bistra mana : a : lanti auk : i liþi : uti : h(i)(l)(t)u sini huska(r)la : ui- + han + fial + i + urustu + austr + i + garþum + lis + furugi + lanmana + bestr

§A Ketill and Bjǫrn, they raised this stone in memory of Thorsteinn, their father; Ônundr in memory of his brother and the housecarls in memory of the just(?) (and) Ketiley in memory of her husbandman. These brothers were the best of men in the land and abroad in the retinue, held their housecarls well. §B He fell in battle in the east in Garðar (Russia), commander of the retinue, the best of lanðolders.

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Edited as Run Sö 338VI
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