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10:56 Feb 11, 2000
Swedish to English translations [PRO]
Swedish term or phrase:"an gosse ej dojot"
Taken from a family Bible. Used with a birth date of 8 Mars 1890 and a death date of 9 Mars 1890. I don't know if the phrase refers to a boy or girl. Also, I presume that Mars means March.
Explanation: It's a boy, but this is some weird dialect. Please tell me more of the context and what part of Sweden it's from. Yes, Mars is March. I would guess that "dojot" is a dialect term for "baptized", "döpat", since he died after one day, but I can't find anything like that word in my reference books or on the Net.
Explanation: As has already been established, the notation refers to a boy, but as far as I can understand, the handwriting in the notation could be hard to interpret and it is in dialekt. My conclusion is that it should read "en gosse, ej döpet" or something like that in Swedish. In English this would be "a boy, not baptised". This should be the complete notice, along with the date of birth and date of demise and would explain why no name was entered. ("Mars" is Swedish for "March".)