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once more

naer near, near to; naer
ved, near to; nasrmest,
nearest, closest, most
intimate

n0d c need, want, distress

ndd'skrik' n cry of dis-
tress

n0gen -t n0gne naked,
bare, barren, bleak
O

officer c -er officer, com-
mander

og and, also, likewise

om about, around, of, re-
garding, in, during, on

om if, in case

ombord' on board, aboard

omsider at length, even-
tually, at last

ond r bad. evil, trouble-
some; ondt evil, harm;
ondt badly

op(pe) up, upon

opover upward (s)



ord n word

os see vi

over over, across, above,

past

p

paa on, upon, for, in
paalandsveir n sea breeze;

i when the sea breeze

blows

pande c -r forehead, brow
patent n -er certificate,

license
pike c -r girl
pi I c -er arrow
pipe pep pepet whistle,

shriek, howl, rage
planke c -r plank, board
plet c -ter place, spot
praegtig -e magnificent,

splendid, fine



raad c and H or -er
plan, expedient, re-
course, way, means
rand c -er edge, ridge, line,

stripe

rank r straight, erect
rase raste raset rage
rat n wheel, steering

wheel

reis c (fam) trip, voyage
reise // travel, go, go

away, leave
rev n reef
revne / tear
rev net -de riven
rif'leskud' n rifle shot.

report of a rifle
rigdom r riches, wealth
rik ? rich, well-to-do, for-
tunate, favored



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rinde randt rundet run,
rise

ringe poor, insignifi-
cant, little

ro c rest, repose, peace,
contentment

ro 777 row

rolig -e quiet, calm

rope II call, cry, shout

ror /; rudder, helm

ros c praise, glory, renown

rov n pillage, robbery;
paa in search of
prey, plundering

rute c -er pane, window-
pane

ryg c -ger back, ridge, top

ryste 7 shake; - av
shake off, throw off

raedsel c terror, fright

raekke rak rukket reach,
extend; sig reach, ex-
tend

raeling c -er gunwale, gun-
nel, rail

r0be r0bte r0bet betray,
discover

r0d r red, ruddy

r0d'malt' e painted red,

red

r0gte 7 care for, attend to,
mind

r0mme r0mte r0mt de-
camp, run away, flee,
desert (a ship)

S

saa so, then, thus, as, so
that; (sometimes a mere
connective which need
not be translated)

sabel c sabler sword, saber



sadel (def sadlen) sadler

saddle; Imenes-sadlen,

name of a peak (see

note on 1. 125)
saga c -er story, tale
sagn H tradition, story
sagtens no doubt, I dare

say, to be sure
samme same; i

stund at that instant
samt together with
sand r true

sang c -er song, singing
savn n privation, want,

shortage
se saa set see, look, look

upon
seierssalut c -ter salute of

victory
seil M sail
seile 7 or 77 sail
seirende conquering
selv adr even
selv pron self, himself; for

sig for, to himself
sende II send, cast, give

forth, utter
si(e) sa (sagde) sagt say,

tell; der siges it is said;

der sagdes it was said
siden since, later, after-
wards, by and by; sidst

last
sig (3rd per refl) oneself,

itself, himself, herself,

themselves
signal' n -er signal
silke c silk
sin sit sine his, her(s), its,

their(s)
sind n mind, spirit,

purpose



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sitte sat sittet sit, remain,

stay, be

sj0 t- -er sea, ocean, water
sj0'gang' c heavy sea,

surge, waves
skaft n or -er shaft,

handle

skape // make, create
skar n cleft, gap, notch
skat c -te(r) treasure
skimte / see dimly, catch

a glimpse of
skinne / shine, be light
skjegte c -r small, light

sailboat, skiff
skjemtsom -t -me jesting,

joking, playful
skjule // hide, conceal
skjaer n rock, shelf,

ledge of rock, skerry,

rocky isle
skj0nt (al)though
skj0t ii -er sheet, the rope

which holds the sail

firmly aft
skj0tte / care for, attend

to

skodde c -r fog, mist
skotte / glance
skral r scant (y), weak
skridt H step
skrift c script, writing,

letters, inscription
skrike skrek skreket cry,

cry out, shout
skulle skal skulde skullet

be about to, be going to;

skal shall, is to, are to;

skulde (1. 21) if it should
skum'hvit' r white as foam.

foamy white



skum'klaedt' -e covered

with foam, foamy
skure / scour, scrape,

grate

sky c -er cloud
sky - (e) frightened,

terrified

skyet de cloudy, cloud-
flecked, overcast
skyldner c -e debtor
slaa slog slaat strike;

sig gjennem fight one's

way through; sig i

splinter dash itself to

pieces
slag n blow, stroke;

for by tacking
slegt c -er family, kin,

kindred, relatives
slik r such; slik (</r) so,

thus, in such a way
slippe slap sluppet let go
slite slet slitt toil, drudge
slutning r -er end, close;

til finally, at length
slaep H train, tow; paa

in tow; see note on

1. 358

smaa see liten
I smil H smile
| smile IT smile
smuk -t -ke handsome
smul r calm
i sol c -e(r) sun
sol brand c the sun's rays.

heat of the sun
sol'gangsvind' c solar

breeze; see note on 1.

138

sol'skiri sunshine
som rcl who. which, that;

conj as, like, as it were;



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53



da var det then it
was as if

sorg c -er sorrow, grief,
care, depression

sort -e black

sott c sickness, disease,
epidemic

spant n spant(er) frame-
timber, rib(s)

splint c -er splinter

spor n track, wake

spot c mockery, derision,
jeering

sprang n spring, bound

springe sprang sprunget
spring, jump, leap, spurt
(forth) ; ut jump out,
leap out

spr0it gush, gushing,
spurt, spout

spr0ite / spray, swirl,
churn

sp0ke II joke, jest

staa stod staat stand, re-
main, be; fra land put
out, move away from
land; hos, be present,
be with; ind rush in;
til havs put out to sea

stag n ; gaa over tack

stags'eil'strop' c -per stay-
sail rope

stakket de brief, short

staut e sturdy, stalwart

stavn c -er prow

stede II admit; stedes i
be exposed to, be re-
duced to, be forced to
endure

stemme c -r voice

stemme II brace



stenet de stony, full of

stones

sterk r strong, powerful,
sturdy

stige steg steget step,
walk; i land disem-
bark, land, go ashore

stille (neuter some-
times stilt) still, quiet,
peaceful; stilt or stille
quietly, peacefully

stirre 7 stare, look fixedly,
gaze

stiv r stiff

stolt e proud, exultant,

mighty

stoppe / stop, halt

stor r big, large, great,
mighty, tall, puffed up;
stort much

storm c -er storm

stormand c mighty man,
grandee

storm'nat' c stormy night,
night of storm

stor'seiP n mainsail

strand r, -e strand, shore,
beach

strid c -er strife, struggle

strid r coarse, bristly

stryke str0k str0ket stroke

stue c -r room, house

stund r -er time, while,
hour, period, moment

stundom sometimes, at
times

sture / be sad, be deject-
ed, pine, brood

styg -t -ge naughty, ugly;
stygt in an ugly way,
menacingly



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staenge // lock, blockade,

bottle up

st^tte 7 support; st0ttet
til leaning upon, braced
against
suite / go hungry, suffer

hunger, starve
sund sound
sunken see synke
sus c and n roaring; og
dus revelry

svensk e Swedish

svigte I fail, fail to re-
spond, give, give way,
yield
svik c deceit, fraud; med

deceitfully
svinge svinget (or sving-
te) svingt swing, wave,
lift
svaer r heavy, difficult,

hard
svpmme 7 (poetic past

svam) swim, float
sydvesf c south wester,

sailor's hat
syk r sick

synge sang sunget sing
synke sank sunket sink;

sunken sunken
saelge solgte solgt sell
saenke 7 and 77 sink, bring
low; paa grund drag
in the dust

saer r strange, singular;
fandt saert thought it
strange
saet n manner, way

(see note on 1. 49)
son c -ner son
sbridagskvelrf c -er Sun-
day evening



spr (fain) adc south: mot
south, southward, in
a southerly direction, to
the south



ta tok tat take; til
seize, grasp, touch, ap-
ply oneself to; fell be
mistaken; til sig selv
keep to oneself
taaket misty, wrapped in

mist, foggy
taare c -r tear
tag (old) see tak
tak ti roof
tak c thanks; ha be

thanked
takke 7 thank
ti for, (poetic) therefore.

consequently, hence
tid c -er time, period
tidlig early

tidt tiere tiest often; som
tiest, oftener than not,
usually

tie tidde (taug) tidd (tiet)
be silent, become silent,
hold one's peace
til to, for, toward, against
tilbake back
tilhavs to sea
tilknaes to the knees, knee-
deep

tilslut finally, at length
time c -r hour
tind c -er peak
tindre 7 shine, glisten
to two

tofte c -r seat in a row-
boat



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top c -per top, surface,
summit, peak

tre three

tres sixty; see note on 1.
27

tro c faith

tro faithful, true

tro /// believe, think

trods c defiance

tryg -t -ge safe, sure, con-
fident, self-reliant, as-
sured

traek H expression, feat-
ures, mien

traelle / slave, toil, drudge

traeng'selskaar' n condi-
tions of hardship, dis-
tress

traet te tired, weary

tr0stig confidently, hope-
fully

tung r heavy, dull, gloomy,
dreary

tvers: paa athwart

tykkes tyktes (har) tyk-
kes seem, think, deem,
be of the opinion

t0nde c -r barrel

t0r -t -re dry, tiresome,
tedious

t0rne / turn, run aground,
strike a rock; mot
strike against



ubaendig e indomitable,

dauntless
ud (old) see ut
under under, beneath; -

sig under his feet
underlig -e strange, pe-



culiar, singular, odd,

queer

un'derveis' on the way
ung r (comp and supl yng-

re, yngst) young
ungdom c youth, young

person(s)

uret c wrong, injustice
urolig e uneasy, stormy,

rough
ut out

uten without
uveir stormy weather,

storm, tempest
uveirssky c -er storm

cloud



vaar c -er spring, spring-
time

vand n water

ve c woe, anguish

ved by, at, near, beside

vegt c -er weight

vei c -er way, direction

veie I weigh, be of import
ance

veir n weather (pronoun-
ced vaer)

veire /: - - bort, blow
away, waft away, dispel

veir'haard* / weather-
beaten, wind-swept, ex-
posed to wind and
weather

vek r weak

vel probably, no doubt, I
dare say, indeed, to be
sure, rathef, quite, fully

vel'klaedt e well-dressed

vende / turn; sig turn,
turn about



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venstre left; den

the left hand
vente / wait; paa, wait

for

verden c -er world
vest west, westward
vester in the west; mot

westward
vi vor os we
vid ; wide; vidt far (and

wide)
vift n breath, blowing,

blast
vild r wild, unruly; vildt

wildly, madly
vind c -e(r) wind, gale;

for vinden before or in

the wind
vinde vandt vundet win;

sig make way, make
headway, forge ahead

vinter c vintre(r) winter

vise c -r song, ditty

vise II show

viss r certain, sure, cor-
rect; visst certainly,
surely

vite vet visste visst know

viv f wife

vokse vokste vokset grow;

sig grow, grow up
void c force, power; gi sig

lykken i throw one-
self upon the mercy of
chance

volde II cause, bring
about, wreak



Vorherre c Our Lord; Vor-
herres gjest, angel

vrak it wreck

vugge < -r cradle

vugge / rock

vasbnet -de armed

vaek away

vaelge valgte valgt choose,
select

vaere er var vaeret be

vaerre, vaerst fomp and
xii lil of ond(t)



yacht c yacht

yngst see ung

ytterst (siijjl of ut) out-
most, farthest, most dis-
tant

/E

aerb0d'ig respectfully, re-
verently

aesing c -er gunwale, gun-
nel, edge or side of a
boat



c -er island, isle, islet

0ie n 0ine eye

0ieblik' n moment, in-
stant

0rn c -e eagle

6rne0ie n -0ine eagle eye,
sharp eye

ostenfor east of

bster archaic <ulr (the)
east



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