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K (see also under C)
     
Abbreviation Term Definition
     
k.f. kvinnsfaddrar female sponsors at christening
khde kyrkoherde parish minister, parson
K.Maj:t Kunglig Majestät the King
kr. kronor crown (Swedish currency)
Kongl.Maj:t Kunglig Majestät the King
Kungl.Maj:t Kunglig Majestät the King
kv. kvinna woman
kyrkov. kyrkovaktare church officer or caretaker
     


Swedish Word Definition
   
kapellförsamling chapelry, small chapel, dependant branch of a parish
kapten captain
katekes catechism
katekismilängd communion record
katolsk Catholic
kavalleriinspektör Inspector General of the Cavalry
kirurg surgeon
klensmed locksmith
kofferdi merchant service
kofferdiskepp trading vessel
kolorist colorist, one who deals in colors
kommissarie commissary, commissioner
kommissioner commissioner, agent
kommun parish; commune; to receive the Lord’s supper
konfirmationsböcker confirmation books
konfirmerad confirmed
konkurs bankruptcy
kontorist clerk
kontrahent contracting party
kontrollör controller
koppor smallpox
kristen Christian
krog alehouse, public tavern
krono belonging to the crown (government)
kronobetjent constaple
kronofogde district bailiff; attorney
kronohemman farm owned by the crown
kronojord land belonging to the crown
kronotionde tithe due to the crown
kronotorpare crofter living on land belonging to the goverment
kronoutskylder government taxes
krögare alehouse or tavern keeper
kusin cousin
kvinna woman
kvinnolinje female line
kvinnsfaddrar female sponsors at christening
kyrka church
kyrkobok church book, parish register
kyrkoby village in which the parish church is located
kyrkogång introduction into church after childbirth
kyrkoherde parish minister, parson
kyrkoräkenskaper church accounts
kyrkotagning churching (introdution of mother into congreation after childbirth)
kyrkovaktare church officer or caretaker
kyrkvärd church warden
kyrkoår church year
köping small town; market town
köpman merchant