What are some Swedish phrases?

What are some Swedish phrases?

Other useful phrases

  • Excuse me! – Ursäkta!
  • Forgive me, Sorry – Förlåt.
  • How are you? – Hur mår du.
  • I am fine, Thank you! – Jag mår bra, Tack!
  • Good Morning! – God Morgon!
  • Good bye – Hej Då!
  • Say hello to Maria!- Hälsa Maria!
  • Please – Snälla.

What are some cool Swedish words?

20 Beautiful Words That Will Make You Fall in Love With the Swedish Language

  • Annorlunda. We pronounce it like this: ah-nor-loon-da.
  • Fika. We pronounce it like this: fee-ka.
  • Sommarmorgon. We pronounce it like this: soe-mar-more-on.
  • Lagom. We pronounce it like this: lah-gome.
  • Mysa.
  • Gift.
  • Vän.
  • Älskar.

What is a common greeting in Sweden?

The most common verbal greeting is a casual ‘Hej’ (‘Hi’). People will usually say goodbye with the phrase ‘Hej då’.

How do you say greetings in Swedish?

Ways to greet a Swedish person

  1. Formal: God morgon/dag/kväll – Good morning/day/evening.
  2. Formal person trying to be funny: Goddagens – Good day/hello.
  3. Normal: Hej – Hello.
  4. Alternative: Hallå – Hello.
  5. Buddy-level: Tjenare – Hi.
  6. Close buddy (or colleague who drinks a lot of beer): Tja (short form of tjenare) – Yo.

What does Fika?

Fika is a concept, a state of mind, an attitude and an important part of Swedish culture. Many Swedes consider that it is almost essential to make time for fika every day. It means making time for friends and colleagues to share a cup of coffee (or tea) and a little something to eat.

What is the longest Swedish word?

Swedish is known for its long compound words, the longest, according to Svenska Akademiska ordlista, is ‘realisationsvinstbeskattning’ (28 letters) meaning capital gains tax. Another word which fascinates global linguists is ‘världsschlager’ – a rare word because it has eight consonants in a row.

What is a Swedish kiss?

Puss means ‘kiss’ in Swedish. But it’s a specific type of kiss: usually brief and with a closed mouth, equivalent to English ‘peck’. It doesn’t have to be romantic or sexual, and you’ll hear people say it to their friends and family members as much as, if not more than, to their partners.

Do Swedes like to hug?

If you meet someone new for the first time or if you are not so close to the person, you normally shake hands. Although Swedes have a hugging culture, they are also respectful to other cultures and religions where hugging or handshaking are not permitted.

What is your name in Swedish?

vad heter du?
“vad heter du?”

What are some common phrases in Swedish?

– Tja Bosse! Läget? (Hi Bosse! What’s up?) – Tjena Freddie! Bra! Själv? (Hey Freddie! All good! And you?) – Jo, bra! (Yeah, good!)

What are some common Swedish words?

some: någon, något, några: usually: oftast: again: igen, åter: now: nu: between: mellan: and: och: a lot, many: många: but: men: of course: naturligtvis: or: eller: a little: lite grann: very: mycket / väldigt: not at all: inte alls: here: här: almost: nästan: there: där: really? verkligen: with: med: it is: det är: each other: varandra: there is/are: det finns ←

How to say true love in Swedish?

Swedish words for truth include sanning, exakthet, realism, trohet and verklighet. Find more Swedish words at wordhippo.com!

How do you say in Swedish?

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