Glossary: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

speck flekk

make fast fortøye

gape = yawn gjespe

dat = that

chile = child

tangle-headed surret

tote slepe

tow-head her: sandbanke

whoop rope

‘tother = the other

‘kase = in case

mos’ = almost

Dad fetch it Gud hjelpe meg

gwyne = going

dog my cats Gud bedre meg / Gud betre meg

b’fo’ = before

aggravate provosere

I’s gwyne = I’m going

bekase = because

k’yer = care

de head er dey fren’s = the head of their friends

wigwam telt

humble oneself ydmyke seg / audmjuke seg