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[sv] laborator [en] reader    [us] associate professor [no] lektor
[sv] lagerchef [en] stores manager [no] lagersjef
[sv] laggare   [en] cooper    [no] bøkker
[sv] lagman    [en] chief district judge     [no] lagmann
[sv] landeri (byggn)     [en] manor-house
[sv] landeri (egendom)   [en] manor
[sv] landsfiskal    [en] chief constable     [us] sheriff   [no] lensmann
[sv] landsförsamling     [en] rural parish
[sv] landshövding   [en] governor (of a province/county)
[sv] landskanslist  [en] county clerk
[sv] landskontorist [en] county clerk
[sv] landsting [en] county council
[sv] landtpostmästare (1718)  [en] rural postmaster    [no] landpostmester
[sv] lantarbetare   [us] farm-hand [uk] farm worker 
[sv] lantbrukare (se     brukare)  [en] farmer    [no] landbruker ¦ bonde
[sv] lantegendom    [en] farm ¦ estate (stor)     [no] gods
[sv] lantgård [en] farm
[sv] lanthandel     [en] general (country) store  [no] landhandel
[sv] lanthandlare   [en] country-store keeper     [no] landhandler
[sv] lantmätare     [en] surveyor  [no] landmåler
[sv] lasarettsläkare     [en] hospital medical officer
[sv] leg. läkare    [en] qualified doctor ¦ qual. physician
[sv] lektor    [en] senior (school)master    [no] lektor
[sv] liktal    [en] funeral oration     [no] liktale
[sv] linkrämare (1700)   [en] linen-draper
[sv] livmedikus (kungens)     [en] physician in ordinary (to the king)
[sv] ljusstakemästare    [en] candlestick master
[sv] lokförare [en] (railway) engineer  [no] lokfører
[sv] lots [en] (ship's) pilot [no] los
[sv] lotsinspektör  [en] inspector of the pilot service
[sv] lotsinspektör  [no] losinspektør
[sv] lotsuppsyningsman   [en] supervisor of the pilot service
[sv] lotsålderman  [en] master of the pilot service   [no] losoldermann
[sv] luffare   [en] tramp     [no] vagabond ¦ omstreifer
[sv] lungsot   [en] consumption    [no] tæring
[sv] lungtuberkulos [en] pulmonary tuberculosis   [no] lungetuberkulose
[sv] lågstadielärare ¦ -inn  [en] school-teacher [uk] junior school teacher
[sv] lägersmål (otukt)  [en] fornication (not married) ¦ adultery (marrieds)
[sv] läkare    [en] physician ¦ doctor  [no] lege
[sv] läkarsekreterare    [en] physician's secretary    [no] legesekretær
[sv] läkemedelskemist    [en] pharmaceutical chemist   [no] farmasøyt
[sv] läns(lands)arkiv    [en] provincial record office [no] statsarkiv
[sv] länsman   [en] district constable  [us] sheriff   [no] lensmann
[sv] länsmansboställe    [en] constable's house
[sv] länsstyrelse   [en] county government   [us] c. commission
[sv] länsveterinär  [en] county veterinary officer     [no] fylkesveterinær
[sv] lärare    [en] teacher (m)
[sv] lärarinna [en] teacher (f)
[sv] lärling   [en] apprentice     [no] lærling
[sv] läroverk  [en] grammar school [us] high-school
[sv] löjtnant  [en] lieutenant     [no] løytnant
[sv] lönskaläge     [en] fornication    [no] utukt
[sv] lösdrivare     [en] tramp ¦ vagrant     [no] landstryker
[sv] lösdriveri     [en] vagrancy
[sv] löskekarl [en] tramp ¦ vagrant
[sv] magiker   [en] magician  [no] magiker ¦ tryllekunstner
[sv] magistrat [en] borough administration ¦ town administr.
[sv] mansbot   [en] man's penalty
[sv] mantal    [en] (assessment) unit of land
[no] manntall  [en] census ¦ register
[sv] mantalslängd   [en] register of population ¦ record of census
[sv] marinläkare    [en] medical officer in the Navy 
[sv] matvaruaffär   [en] food store
[sv] markis (titel) [en] marquis   [no] marki ¦ markgreve
[sv] markisinna     [en] marchioness    [no] markise ¦ markifrue
[sv] maskinchef (sjö)    [en] chief (engineer)    [no] maskinsjef
[sv] maskinist (t ex fartyg)  [en] engineer  [no] maskinist
[sv] maskinist (verkst)  [en] machinist [no] mekaniker
[sv] maskinstation (lantbr.)  [en] farming machine centre
[sv] matronymikon   [en] matronymic     [no] matronym
[sv] med. dr.  [en] M.D. ¦ Doctor of Medicine     [no] dr.med.
[sv] med. kand.     [en] Bachelor of Medicine     [no] cand.med.
[sv] med. lic. [en] Licentiate of Medicine   [no] lic.med
[sv] mejeri    [en] dairy     [no] meieri
[sv] mekaniker [en] mechanic  [no] mekaniker
[sv] menig (soldat) [en] private (soldier)   [no] menig
[sv] militärläkare  [en] army surgeon ¦ med. officer in the Army
[sv] mjältbrand     [en] anthrax   [no] miltbrann
[sv] mjältsjuka     [en] spleen ¦ hypochondria    [no] miltsyke
[sv] mjölnare  [no] møller  [en] miller
[sv] modellsnickare [en] pattern-maker
[sv] morbror   [en] uncle ¦ mother's brother [no] morbror ¦ onkel
[sv] morfar    [en] grandfather (mother's father) [no] morfar
[sv] morgongåva    [en] morning gift (from husband on 1st morning)   [no] morgengave
[sv] mormor    [en] grandmother ¦ mother's mother [no] mormor
[sv] moster    [no] tante ¦ moster [en] aunt ¦ mother's sister
[sv] murare    [en] mason ¦ bricklayer (tegel)    [no] murer
[sv] murmästare     [en] master mason   [no] murmester
[sv] musikdirektör (mil) [en] bandmaster
[sv] musiklärare    [en] music teacher  [no] musikklærer
[sv] myndig (ålder) ¦ vara   [en] of age (be -)  [no] myndig
[sv] myndling  [en] ward [no] myndling
[sv] måg [no] svigersønn   [en] son-in-law ¦ daughter's husband
[sv] målare   [en] painter (artist) ¦ (house-)painter [no] kunstmaler
[sv] målaremästare (egen firma)   [en] house-painter (employer)
[sv] mässuppassare (fartyg)   [en] messman   [no] messegutt
[sv] mästerlots     [en] senior pilot
[sv] mönsterskrivare (mil)    [en] company cashier ¦ muster clerk (?)
[sv] mönsterskrivare (mil)    [no] rullefører
[sv] mönstra av (sjö)    [no] avmønstre    [en] sign off  [no] avmønstre
[sv] mönstra in (mil)    [no] innrullere     [en] enroll ¦ enlist
[sv] mönstra på (sjö)   [no] påmønstre   [en] sign on 
[sv] mönstring (inskrivning)  [en] enrolment ¦ enlistment 
[sv] mönstring (mil, ex gen.mönst) [en] muster ¦ inspection ¦ review
[sv] namne     [no] navnebror [en] namesake
[sv] narkosläkare   [en] anaesthetist
[sv] nattvakt  [no] vekter    [en] night-watchman
[sv] nattvard ¦ -sgång  [en] Holy Communion [no] nattverd
[sv] naturaliserad  [en] naturalized    [no] naturalisert
[sv] naturlig son/dotter [en] natural son/daughter
[sv] nordstjärneorden, riddare     [en] Knight of the Order of the North Star
[sv] nämndeman [en] lay assessor   [no] legdommer
[sv] nöddop    [en] emergency baptism

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