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backe hill
backstugusittare one who owned a small cottage, dugout dweller
bagare baker
bakom behind
baneman slayer
baneslag death blow, mortal stroke
banesår death wound, mortal wound
bann excommunication
banna to scold, chide, reprehend, reprove
bannlysa to excommunicate
baptist Baptist
bar carried
bara only
bar barnet carried or held the child (at baptism font)
barn child(ren)
barnbarn grandchild(ren)
barnbok preconfirmation roll (in Finland)
barnlös childless
barnmorska midwife
barnmördare murderer of a child
barnpiga maid for children
barnsbörd, barnsäng childbirth
barnsjuka children's disease
barnsnöd complication at childbirth
barnsäng childbirth
barnsängsfeber perpetual complications or sickness at birth
befolkning population
begrava bury
begravning burial
begravningslängd burial record
begravningsplats cemetery
begått H(errens) H(eliga) Nattvard taken the Lord\'s Holy Communion
benröta bone-rotting disease
benåd pardon
benämd called
berg hill, mountain
bergfolk mountain people, highlanders
bergslag mining district
bergsman miner
beskattning taxation
beskrivning description
besökare customs official (archaic), visitor (modern)
betjänt servant, civil servant
bettlare beggar
betyg certificate
bevaka protect
bevis certificate, proof, evidence
bevistat läsförhören present at household examination (clerical survey)
beväring conscript
beväringsman recruit
bilaga supplement, enclosure
biografi biography
biträde assistant

blind

blind
bliva to become
blodsjuka blood disorder
blodslag cerebal stroke
blodstörtning severe or sudden bleeding
blödning bleeding
bo to live, home, estate
bok book
bokhållare bookkeeper
bonde farmer
borg castle, fortress
borgare citizen, burgher
borgmästare mayor
borta absent
bortgift married elsewhere
bostad domicile
boupptekning estate inventory, probate
bredvid next to
bro bridge
bror brother
brorsdotter niece, brother\'s daughter
brorsson nephew, brother\'s son
brottfällig epileptic fits
brud bride
brudfolk bridal couple
brudgum bridegroom
brudpar bridal couple
bruk foundry, mill, iron industry
brukare tenant farmer, leaseholder
bruksarbetare foundryman, mill hand, iron worker
bryggare brewer
bräcklighet frailty
brännsjuka feber disease, literally a "burning disease"
bröllop wedding
bröstarvinge heir
bröstfeber pneumonia
bröstsjuka chest illness, pneumonia
bröstkov shortness of breath
bröstkvav shortness of breath, can mean suffocation
bröstlidande chest disease
bröstpassion chest pain
bröstveda chest disease
bröstvärk chest pain
bukbet abdominal pain
brukbrok umbilical hernia
bukrev constipation
bukvred intestinal blockage
by village
bygd countryside, region, area
byggmästare contractor, builder
båda both
båtsman seaman, sailor
bägge both
bägges barn child of both parents
bälgslag colic
böcker books
böld abscess, boil
böter fee, fine
bötfälld fined

References

FamilySearch. Genealogical Word List, Swedish. Family History Department, Salt Lake City, 1997

Björkman, C. G. Svensk - Engelskt Ordbok. P. A. Norstedt & Söner, Stockholm 1889


 

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