The stone is renowned for having the longest runic inscription of the entire world, almost 760 characters. Also, the text is considered to be one of the earliest examples of writing in the Old Swedish language. A transliteration of the text, mainly carved in the Younger Fuþark (runic alphabet with 16 characters), may be found here.
Roots of Europe also concerns itself with the oldest Germanic languages, especially by means of the subproject:
"Noun formation in Nordic" by Bjarne Simmelkjær Sandgaard Hansen