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sakna(s) miss, missing
salig the deceased, blessed
samhälle community
samma (the) same
sammanavla beget, conceive
sammanviga marry
samma städes (of) the same place
samt and, together with
samtycke permission, consent (to)
scharlakansfeber scarlet fever
sedan since
sekel century
senare, (den) later, the latter
sent late
september September
sex six
sexman parish caretaker
sextio(nde) sixty (sixtieth)
sexton(de) sixteen (sixteenth)
sida page
sig himself, herself, itself
sin, sitt, sina his, her, its (own)
sinnessvag feebleminded
sjelfspillan one who committed suicide (old spelling)
sju seven
sjuk sick
sjukdom sickness
sjuklig sickly
sjunde seventh
sjuttio(nde) seventy (seventieth)
sjutton(de) seventeen (seventeenth)
självmord suicide
sjätte sixth
sjö lake
sjöman sailor, seaman
skarprättare executioner, hangman
skarpskytt sharpshooter
skatt tax
skattehemman farm on which taxes are to be paid to the crown (government)
skeppare skipper
skerfva rickets or malnutrition
skilsmässa divorce
skog forest
skogvaktare forester
skola school
skollärare schoolteacher
skomakare shoemaker
skorstensfejare chimney-sweep
skottår leap year
skrud gown (bridal)
skräddare tailor
skörbjugg scurvy
slag(anfall) stroke
slagen af åskan hit by lightning
slagsmål fight
slaktare meat cutter, butcher
slot castle
slut end
släkt family, clan
släktbok lineage book
släktforskning genealogy
släkting relative
släktled generation
smed blacksmith
smittkoppor smallpox
smärta pain
små (plural) little, small
snatteri pilfering
snickare carpenter
socken parish
soldat soldier
som who, which, that
sommar summer
son son
sondotter son\'s daughter, granddaughter
sonhustru son\'s wife, daughter-in-law
sonson son\'s son, grandson
sotdöd old age
sotsäng sickbed
spannmålstorpare tenant farmer, receiving part of his wages in grain
spinnare spinner
spridda år intermittent years
stad city
stadsarkiv city archives
stadsförsamling city parish
stamfader progenitor
stamtavla descendancy chart
statare, statdräng farm laborer
stattorpare farm laborer, usually married
stenhuggare stonecutter
stenpassion gallbladder disease
sterbhus a family or house where the master or mistress of the house is dead
stift diocese
stoft mortal remains, or ashes
stor, stort, stora large, big, great
straff punishment
straffarbete hard labor
strax right away, immediately
strypsjuka diptheria
stuga cottage, house
stum dumb, mute
stupa to be killed in war
styrman mate, on ship
styv- step-
styvson stepson
stånd status, condition
ståndsperson person of social standing
ställe place
stärbhus death estate
stöld theft
svaghet weakness, feebleness
svagsint feebleminded
sven young man, apprentice
svensk Swedish
Sverige Sweden
svullnad swelling, bloating
svulst tumor
svåger brother-in-law
svägerska sister-in-law
svärfar father-in-law
svärmor mother-in-law
svärson son-in-law
syd south
syskon siblings
syskonbarn nephew(s), niece(s), cousin(s)
syssling second cousin, tremänning
syster sister
systerdotter niece, sister\'s daughter
systerson nephew, sister\'s son
syting person receiving support after giving his estate to another
såg saw, sawmill
sågställare saw setter
sängliggande bed-ridden
särskilda special
säteri freehold estate
söder (södra) south (southern)
söndag Sunday

References

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


 

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