Carl (karl): A trained warrior. Sometimes spelled "karl."
Drottning (drot-NING): Queen.
Gestir (gest-EAR): Guest. Also the term for a specialized servant of the konung. These often serve as spies and policemen.
Holmgang (holm-GANG): A duel between warriors in Svellheim. The word actually means "going to a small island."
Huscarl (HOOSE-carl): A trained warrior sworn to a house or a thegn. Sometimes spelled "huskarl."
Jarl (yarl): Major noble of Svellheim, usually the ruler of a steading.
Konung (KOE-nung): King.
Longship: A light, extremely fast ship.
Skald (skawld): Musician, bard.
Steading (STED-ing): The main political subdivision of Svellheim. Generally steadings include a number of towns and are ruled by a jarl. The konung has specific expectations of each steading depending upon their location, places within the steading, and size. There are currently 43 steadings in Svellheim.
Thegn (thain): Relatively minor noble. Often placed in charge of towns, cities, and other such things.