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kallad called, named
kallbrand gangrene
kammarskrivare assistant clerk
kapellförsamling chapelry, dependent branch of a parish
kaplan assistant minister
karbunkel carbuncle
karl man, male
karta map
katalog directory, catalog
katekismilängd communion record
katolsk Catholic
kavallerist cavalryman
kikhosta whooping cough
klensmed toolmaker, locksmith
klockare parish clerk
knekt soldier
knektekontrakt agreement of enrollment
kofferdi merchant marine
kolare charcoal burner
kolera cholera
kolik colic
kommen ifrån came from
komminister assistant minister
kommun township, municipality, parish
kommunikant person receiving communion
kommunionbok communion book
kommunionlängd communion record
konfirmation confirmation
konfirmationslängd confirmation record
kontrahenterna marriage applicants
kontrakt deanery (clerical district)
konung, kung king
konvulsioner convulsions
kopparslagare coppersmith
koppor smallpox
kov shortness of breath
kramp convulsions
krank illness
krigsarkiv war archive, military archive
kristendomskunskap religious knowledge
kristnad christened, baptized
krono- belonging to the crown (government)
kronohemman farm owned by the crown (government)
krukmakare potter
kräfta cancer
kung, konung king
kungarike kingdom
kunglig royal
kusin cousin
kvarlåtenskap possessions left after death
kvarn mill
kvarter block, quarter
kvinna, kvinnkjön woman, female
kväll evening
kvävning suffocation
kyrka church
kyrkobok parish register
kyrkoby village in which the parish church is located
kyrkogång introduction of mother into congregation after childbirth
kyrkogård churchyard, cemetery
kyrkoherde parish minister
kyrkosocken ecclesiastical parish
kyrkotagen introduction of mother into congregation after childbirth
kyrkovaktare church officer
kyrkovärd church or parish warden
käresta loved one, wife
kön sex, gender
köpebrev purchase deed, title deed
köping small town
köpman merchant
körsnär furrier

References

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


 

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