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Kensington Runestone

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Author Topic: Kensington Runestone  (Read 3065 times)
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« on: April 25, 2010, 02:37:04 am »

Text - Native
direct transliteration (Swedish dialect)

8 göter ok 22 norrmen po ??o opdagelsefard fro vinland of vest. vi hade läger ved 2 skelar en dags rise norr fro deno sten. vi var ok fiske en dagh, äptir vi kom hem fan 10 man røde af blod og ded. AVM frälse af illu.
[side of stone]: här 10 mans ve havet at se äptir vore skip 14 dagh rise from deno öh. ahr 1362
Text - English
(word-for-word): 8 Geats/Goths/Gutnish/Gotlanders and 22 Norwegians/Norsemen on a? journey of exploration, from Vinland west of. We had a camp with 2 shelters, one day's journey north from this stone. We were at fishing one day, after we came home found 10 men red of blood and dead. AVM (Ave Virgo Maria[1]) rescue from evils.
[side of stone] Have 10 men by/at sea to look after our ships, 14 day journey from this island. Year 1362.
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