View Full Version : Translation of "skalperad"

Karen Davies
18-02-05, 23:57
"Skalperad" is listed as a cause of death. Can someone translate? Thank you.

19-02-05, 05:37
It means literally scalped. Can it have happened in an accident? I read at a genealogy web site in Sweden about a man who got scalped when he fighted with a bear. It happened in the 1830's. He survived but the bear did not.