Swedish vocabulary: How to talk about the weather

Swedish vocabulary: How to talk about the weather

Our vocabulary guide to some of Sweden's most essential weather words and sayings.

Ten beautiful Sámi words that you might not have heard before

Ten beautiful Sámi words that you might not have heard before

Why is Sweden called Sweden? 

Why is Sweden called Sweden? 

Swedish word of the day: talmansrunda

Swedish word of the day: talmansrunda

Swedish vocabulary: How to talk about the political crisis like a Swede
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Swedish vocabulary: How to talk about the political crisis like a Swede

Why do Swedes and Danes insist on pretending they speak the same language?
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Why do Swedes and Danes insist on pretending they speak the same language?

Why a Swedish politician is demanding the right to speak an ancient ‘forest language’ in parliament

Why a Swedish politician is demanding the right to speak an ancient ‘forest language’ in parliament

Kiva! Seven unique Finland Swedish words the world needs to know
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Kiva! Seven unique Finland Swedish words the world needs to know

Ten common phrases in Sweden’s ancient forest language Elfdalian
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Ten common phrases in Sweden’s ancient forest language Elfdalian

Sweden proposes language requirement for would-be citizens

Sweden proposes language requirement for would-be citizens

OPINION: Is it just me… or has English taken over Stockholm?

OPINION: Is it just me… or has English taken over Stockholm?

Swedish word of the day: mellandagar

Swedish word of the day: mellandagar

Swedish word of the day: god fortsättning

Swedish word of the day: god fortsättning

Swedish word of the day: jul

Swedish word of the day: jul

The essential words and phrases to talk about Christmas in Sweden
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The essential words and phrases to talk about Christmas in Sweden

10 words English borrowed from Swedish (and what they really mean)
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10 words English borrowed from Swedish (and what they really mean)

Hen: What a three-letter word tells us about Swedish culture
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Hen: What a three-letter word tells us about Swedish culture

9 awkward translation fails on Amazon’s new Swedish site

9 awkward translation fails on Amazon’s new Swedish site

Eight essential Swenglish words the world should adopt right now
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Eight essential Swenglish words the world should adopt right now

12 untranslatable Swedish words they didn’t teach you at SFI

12 untranslatable Swedish words they didn’t teach you at SFI

POLL: Should Swedish language skills be a requirement for permanent residence?

POLL: Should Swedish language skills be a requirement for permanent residence?

Last chance to vote: What’s the best word in the Swedish language?

Last chance to vote: What’s the best word in the Swedish language?

Quiz: Do you know what these Swedish words really mean?

Quiz: Do you know what these Swedish words really mean?

Owls in the marsh? Nine animal idioms to level up your Swedish
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Owls in the marsh? Nine animal idioms to level up your Swedish

Sweden reveals 35 new words of the year – do you know what they mean?

Sweden reveals 35 new words of the year – do you know what they mean?

#AdventCalendar: Sweden’s many, many, many words for snow
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#AdventCalendar: Sweden’s many, many, many words for snow

The committee that’s planning to overhaul Sweden’s migration laws

The committee that’s planning to overhaul Sweden’s migration laws

#AdventCalendar: How Sweden’s ancient forest language made an unexpected comeback
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#AdventCalendar: How Sweden’s ancient forest language made an unexpected comeback

Why do so many Swedish slang words end in ‘is’?
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Why do so many Swedish slang words end in ‘is’?

Why are Swedes no longer the world’s best at English?

Why are Swedes no longer the world’s best at English?

Swedish citizenship reforms: Plan to introduce language tests for new Swedes

Swedish citizenship reforms: Plan to introduce language tests for new Swedes

Six really short Swedish words that mean more than you think

Six really short Swedish words that mean more than you think

Quiz: Can you pass the Swedish university exam? PART TWO

Quiz: Can you pass the Swedish university exam? PART TWO

The Swedish vocabulary parents need to know for back-to-school season

The Swedish vocabulary parents need to know for back-to-school season

Six myths about the Swedish language (and why they’re untrue)

Six myths about the Swedish language (and why they’re untrue)

Five handy words that will perfect your Swedish this summer

Five handy words that will perfect your Swedish this summer

Quiz: How well do you know these Swedish summer words?

Quiz: How well do you know these Swedish summer words?

How international residents feel about Swedish tests for immigrants

How international residents feel about Swedish tests for immigrants

Reader voices: Should foreigners in Sweden have the right to interpreters?

Reader voices: Should foreigners in Sweden have the right to interpreters?

ANALYSIS: How the English language will change after Brexit

ANALYSIS: How the English language will change after Brexit

Have your say: Should Sweden subsidize interpreters for non-native speakers?

Have your say: Should Sweden subsidize interpreters for non-native speakers?

Five reasons English speakers struggle to learn foreign languages

Five reasons English speakers struggle to learn foreign languages

Swedish opposition leader calls for limited right to interpreters

Swedish opposition leader calls for limited right to interpreters

Why I’m convinced Skånska is hands down the best Swedish accent
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Why I’m convinced Skånska is hands down the best Swedish accent

Sweden considers expanding mother tongue education

Sweden considers expanding mother tongue education

Quiz: How well do you know your Swedish ‘false friends’?

Quiz: How well do you know your Swedish ‘false friends’?

Sweden to get its first dialect dictionary in 150 years
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Sweden to get its first dialect dictionary in 150 years

The history behind Sweden’s town and city names
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The history behind Sweden’s town and city names

When speaking Swedish isn’t so obvious in Sweden
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When speaking Swedish isn’t so obvious in Sweden

Swedish vocabulary: The words and phrases you need to survive the job hunt

Swedish vocabulary: The words and phrases you need to survive the job hunt

The Swedish Teacher: då or sedan, which to use when?

The Swedish Teacher: då or sedan, which to use when?

The Anglo-Saxons were more menacing than the Vikings, and the English language can prove it

The Anglo-Saxons were more menacing than the Vikings, and the English language can prove it

These 33 words entered the Swedish language in 2018

These 33 words entered the Swedish language in 2018

The Viking mark on my language and landscape

The Viking mark on my language and landscape

Members’ forum: Why are you learning Swedish?
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Members’ forum: Why are you learning Swedish?

Swedes regain title of world’s best non-native English speakers

Swedes regain title of world’s best non-native English speakers

Quiz: How many words from the Swedish university exam do you know?

Quiz: How many words from the Swedish university exam do you know?

Swedish word of the day: höstrusk

Swedish word of the day: höstrusk

LISTEN: What does the southern Swedish dialect sound like?

LISTEN: What does the southern Swedish dialect sound like?

The Swedish words you need to learn as flu season begins
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The Swedish words you need to learn as flu season begins

OPINION: Swedish language requirements must not be a hurdle for immigrants

OPINION: Swedish language requirements must not be a hurdle for immigrants

13 sure signs you’ve mastered the Swedish language

13 sure signs you’ve mastered the Swedish language

Members’ quiz: Do you know what these strange Swedish words mean?
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Members’ quiz: Do you know what these strange Swedish words mean?

Members’ quiz: How good is your Swedish?
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Members’ quiz: How good is your Swedish?

The true story behind the unusual way northern Swedes say ‘yes’
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The true story behind the unusual way northern Swedes say ‘yes’

Why do Swedes pepper their Swedish with random English words?

Why do Swedes pepper their Swedish with random English words?

‘It’s so unfair to these students’: Swedish for Immigrants teacher quits in protest over poor standards

‘It’s so unfair to these students’: Swedish for Immigrants teacher quits in protest over poor standards

Members’ quiz: Do you know what these Swedish sayings really mean?
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Members’ quiz: Do you know what these Swedish sayings really mean?

Five reasons why it’s actually quite easy to learn Swedish
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Five reasons why it’s actually quite easy to learn Swedish

Swedish for Members: Do you know these southern dialect words?
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Swedish for Members: Do you know these southern dialect words?

Swedish for Members: Do you know what these words really mean?
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Swedish for Members: Do you know what these words really mean?

Inspectorate highlights failings in Swedish for Immigrants courses

Inspectorate highlights failings in Swedish for Immigrants courses

Learning Swedish: ‘In’ an hour or ‘on’ an hour? What’s the difference?

Learning Swedish: ‘In’ an hour or ‘on’ an hour? What’s the difference?

The Local’s eight best Swedish words of the week

The Local’s eight best Swedish words of the week

‘Give back for old cheese’: Alicia Vikander teaches Swedish slang to the world

‘Give back for old cheese’: Alicia Vikander teaches Swedish slang to the world

How to raise bilingual children in Sweden: 8 language tips and tricks
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How to raise bilingual children in Sweden: 8 language tips and tricks

The Swedish Teacher: ‘sämre’ or ‘värre’, what’s the difference?

The Swedish Teacher: ‘sämre’ or ‘värre’, what’s the difference?

Bringing up kids multilingual in Sweden: the tales of six families

Bringing up kids multilingual in Sweden: the tales of six families

The Local’s Swedish word of the week – part 13

The Local’s Swedish word of the week – part 13

The Local’s Swedish word of the week – part 12

The Local’s Swedish word of the week – part 12

The Local’s Swedish word of the week – part 11

The Local’s Swedish word of the week – part 11

Sweden reveals its 38 new words of the year

Sweden reveals its 38 new words of the year

The Swedish Teacher: When to use the mysterious ‘s’

The Swedish Teacher: When to use the mysterious ‘s’

The Local’s Swedish word of the week – part 10

The Local’s Swedish word of the week – part 10

Swedish minister criticized for spending thousands on English language help

Swedish minister criticized for spending thousands on English language help

Seven evocative Swedish winter words for snow

Seven evocative Swedish winter words for snow

Ikea praised for making Swedish language pöpular around the world

Ikea praised for making Swedish language pöpular around the world

The app that teaches you Swedish while you watch TV
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The app that teaches you Swedish while you watch TV

Umeå loses fight to use its Sami name on signs

Umeå loses fight to use its Sami name on signs

The Local’s Swedish word of the week – part 8

The Local’s Swedish word of the week – part 8

The Local’s Swedish word of the week – part 9

The Local’s Swedish word of the week – part 9

The Local’s Swedish word of the week – part 7

The Local’s Swedish word of the week – part 7

Nordics fail to win back crown as world’s best English speakers

Nordics fail to win back crown as world’s best English speakers

The Local’s Swedish word of the week – part 6

The Local’s Swedish word of the week – part 6

The Swedish Teacher: How to use ‘att’

The Swedish Teacher: How to use ‘att’

The Local’s Swedish word of the week – part 5

The Local’s Swedish word of the week – part 5

Employers can’t ban staff from speaking their native language at work, ombudsman says

Employers can’t ban staff from speaking their native language at work, ombudsman says

Swedish Academy to launch new language lessons for immigrants

Swedish Academy to launch new language lessons for immigrants

The Local’s Swedish word of the week – part 4

The Local’s Swedish word of the week – part 4

The Local’s Swedish word of the week – part 3

The Local’s Swedish word of the week – part 3

How Sweden’s ancient language Elfdalian is being saved by Minecraft

How Sweden’s ancient language Elfdalian is being saved by Minecraft

The Local’s Swedish word of the week – part 2

The Local’s Swedish word of the week – part 2

The Local’s Swedish word of the week – part 1

The Local’s Swedish word of the week – part 1

The Swedish Teacher: When do you use ‘hit’ and ‘dit’?

The Swedish Teacher: When do you use ‘hit’ and ‘dit’?

Nine unexpected things that happen when you (try to) learn Swedish
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Nine unexpected things that happen when you (try to) learn Swedish

Five ways to learn Swedish with legendary comedian Hasse Alfredson

Five ways to learn Swedish with legendary comedian Hasse Alfredson

WATCH: Swede’s fluent Arabic earns him global internet fame

WATCH: Swede’s fluent Arabic earns him global internet fame

Readers reveal: The songs that will help get you to Swedish fluency fast

Readers reveal: The songs that will help get you to Swedish fluency fast

Sweden’s lost forest language now has international speakers

Sweden’s lost forest language now has international speakers

Essential vocabulary to help you get dressed (and undressed) in Swedish

Essential vocabulary to help you get dressed (and undressed) in Swedish

Får får får? Hacking the trickiest word in the Swedish language

Får får får? Hacking the trickiest word in the Swedish language

How this Swedish band helped me learn the language

How this Swedish band helped me learn the language

The Swedish Teacher: When do you use sin, sitt and sina?

The Swedish Teacher: When do you use sin, sitt and sina?

26 untranslatable Swedish words

26 untranslatable Swedish words

Eleven Swedish ‘false friends’ you need to watch out for

Eleven Swedish ‘false friends’ you need to watch out for

Do languages bring us together… or just make us feel plain silly?

Do languages bring us together… or just make us feel plain silly?

Opinion: Why it’s time for Sweden to fully accept English in the workplace

Opinion: Why it’s time for Sweden to fully accept English in the workplace

Kuckeliku! 10 animal noises that sound different in Swedish

Kuckeliku! 10 animal noises that sound different in Swedish

‘More teachers needed’ to cut long waits for Swedish classes

‘More teachers needed’ to cut long waits for Swedish classes

Learning the language: The perils of poor Swedish prawn-unciation

Learning the language: The perils of poor Swedish prawn-unciation

Stay away from Swenglish grammar, Swedes are told

Stay away from Swenglish grammar, Swedes are told

Six words Swedish stole from other languages

Six words Swedish stole from other languages

Swedish for Programmers: the secret to getting a job
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Swedish for Programmers: the secret to getting a job

17 dialect words you’ll need to know to survive in southern Sweden

17 dialect words you’ll need to know to survive in southern Sweden

Foul-mouthed Swedes rile English-speaking Eurovision fans

Foul-mouthed Swedes rile English-speaking Eurovision fans

Why you should lose your shoes like a Swede

Why you should lose your shoes like a Swede

Ten new Swedish words you need to learn right now

Ten new Swedish words you need to learn right now

Sweden adds 43 new words to its language

Sweden adds 43 new words to its language

This Iranian teaches Swedish online to 10,000 followers

This Iranian teaches Swedish online to 10,000 followers

Eight horrible Swedish words that get on my nerves

Eight horrible Swedish words that get on my nerves

How I learned to stop worrying and love Swedish honesty

How I learned to stop worrying and love Swedish honesty

10 ways speaking Swedish will ruin your English

10 ways speaking Swedish will ruin your English

Swedes world’s third best non-native English speakers

Swedes world’s third best non-native English speakers

Foreign degree holders face language hurdle

Foreign degree holders face language hurdle

The day I learned how to squeeze a Swedish elephant

The day I learned how to squeeze a Swedish elephant

12 Swedish words with just awesome literal translations

12 Swedish words with just awesome literal translations

Swedish for programmers: ‘It changed my life’
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Swedish for programmers: ‘It changed my life’

Let’s Talk: a personal Swedish language tutor in your pocket
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Let’s Talk: a personal Swedish language tutor in your pocket

Six tips for learning Swedish without even being in Sweden
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Six tips for learning Swedish without even being in Sweden

Sound like a Swede just by learning these simple tricks

Sound like a Swede just by learning these simple tricks

‘Swedes have the right to decide what’s best for their nation’

‘Swedes have the right to decide what’s best for their nation’

Gabriel mastered Swedish and got accepted onto a medicine degree in just 7 months

Gabriel mastered Swedish and got accepted onto a medicine degree in just 7 months

Six easy ways to boost your Swedish skills now

Six easy ways to boost your Swedish skills now

Drunk or Danish? Swedish police eventually work it out

Drunk or Danish? Swedish police eventually work it out

Sarcastic Swedes mock foreigners’ language guide

Sarcastic Swedes mock foreigners’ language guide

‘This choir is incredible – they’re so brave and open to everything’

‘This choir is incredible – they’re so brave and open to everything’

Can these cartoon Swedes help foreigners blend in?

Can these cartoon Swedes help foreigners blend in?

Lost forest language to be taught in Swedish preschool

Lost forest language to be taught in Swedish preschool

Go to the forest! Swedish phrases to use when you’re angry

Go to the forest! Swedish phrases to use when you’re angry

Nine ‘normal’ chats that sound totally odd to Swedish people

Nine ‘normal’ chats that sound totally odd to Swedish people

Seven things you should never say to your Swedish boss

Seven things you should never say to your Swedish boss

Swedes regain crown as top English speakers

Swedes regain crown as top English speakers

Swedish words that just sound wrong in English

Swedish words that just sound wrong in English

Seven tips for making firm friends in Sweden
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Seven tips for making firm friends in Sweden

Viking ‘forest’ language set for Nordic preschool

Viking ‘forest’ language set for Nordic preschool

Municipal interpreters spoke wrong language

Municipal interpreters spoke wrong language

The Swedish Viking town using a Scottish sound

The Swedish Viking town using a Scottish sound

Alcohol becoming more accepted in Sweden

Alcohol becoming more accepted in Sweden

‘Negro ball’ scrapped from Swedish dictionary

‘Negro ball’ scrapped from Swedish dictionary

How to never be single again in Sweden

How to never be single again in Sweden

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Ten mistakes Swedes make when speaking English

Forty new entries in Sweden’s 2014 word list

Forty new entries in Sweden’s 2014 word list

Can learning Swedish be fun? One student’s tips

Can learning Swedish be fun? One student’s tips

Swedish women vote on stimulating word

Swedish women vote on stimulating word

Ten fun tips for taming the Swedish language

Ten fun tips for taming the Swedish language

Introducing: Sweden’s five minority languages

Introducing: Sweden’s five minority languages

Why I can’t embrace Sweden’s obsession with hugging

Why I can’t embrace Sweden’s obsession with hugging

New bid to help foreign pupils learn Swedish

New bid to help foreign pupils learn Swedish

Ten more untranslatable Swedish words

Ten more untranslatable Swedish words

Resigning with grace from your Swedish job

Resigning with grace from your Swedish job

Afterwork, teambuilding, and making friends

Afterwork, teambuilding, and making friends

Guide to dealing with your Swedish boss

Guide to dealing with your Swedish boss

Tech speak in the Swedish workplace

Tech speak in the Swedish workplace

Learn vital phrases for the Swedish workplace

Learn vital phrases for the Swedish workplace

‘Offer vouchers to improve SFI courses’

‘Offer vouchers to improve SFI courses’

Swedish kids test better in English than Swedish

Swedish kids test better in English than Swedish

Swedes second best at English in the EU

Swedes second best at English in the EU

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New government agency to safeguard Swedish language

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Swedish: still not Sweden’s official language

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Uterus lost in translation

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The business of language, the language of business

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The year’s new Swedish words

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SFI – can one size fit all?

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Boss backs down over ‘Swedish only’ decree

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‘Ban swearing in public’ says politician

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English ‘Bed and Breakfast’ sign irks authorities

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English ‘Bed and Breakfast’ sign allowed to stay

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Swedish fights rearguard action against English behemoth

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Learning Swedish: accept no substitutes

Swedish language ‘pushed off TV screens’

Swedish language ‘pushed off TV screens’

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Language tensions mount in bilingual Finland

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Councils fail in duty to provide mother-tongue instruction

Government to consider Swedish language law

Government to consider Swedish language law

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Head-on collisions with the real language barrier

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Swedish university to start Somali language course

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Swedish justice: A matter of interpretation

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Immigrants hindered by Sweden’s interpreter shortage

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Sweden fails to evaluate language courses

Report faults Sweden for discrimination

Report faults Sweden for discrimination

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‘Too many doctors can’t speak Swedish’

How hard is Swedish to learn?

How hard is Swedish to learn?

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Swedish texts ‘filled with ideological bias’

Burkini and finance crunch add to Swedish vocabulary

Burkini and finance crunch add to Swedish vocabulary

Alphabet soup: Sweden’s many languages

Alphabet soup: Sweden’s many languages

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Stockholm native faces discrimination in Malmö

What are your favourite words in Swedish?

What are your favourite words in Swedish?

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New lift for Sweden’s minority languages

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Outrage over language ban proposal

What are your favourite words in Swedish? (Part 2)

What are your favourite words in Swedish? (Part 2)

English skills help Swedes go global

English skills help Swedes go global

What’s your most embarrassing linguistic faux pas?

What’s your most embarrassing linguistic faux pas?

What’s your favourite Swedish dialect?

What’s your favourite Swedish dialect?

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Sweden criticized for lack of effort on minority languages

New list reveals common Swedish and English spelling mistakes

New list reveals common Swedish and English spelling mistakes

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Swedish becomes official ‘main language’

Stockholm reported for using too much English

Stockholm reported for using too much English

Government reported for English email use

Government reported for English email use

‘Swedes are stupid’: Norwegian professor

‘Swedes are stupid’: Norwegian professor

UN body designates Swedish dialect a ‘threatened language’

UN body designates Swedish dialect a ‘threatened language’

Chinese should be taught in schools: education minister

Chinese should be taught in schools: education minister

‘It’s not the fart that kills…’

‘It’s not the fart that kills…’

Early English learning comes under academic attack

Early English learning comes under academic attack

Swedish group renames hymen ‘vaginal corona’

Swedish group renames hymen ‘vaginal corona’

Swedish TV show probes growth of English

Swedish TV show probes growth of English

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Swedish church group offers choice of three genders

Motivation key to mastering Swedish

Motivation key to mastering Swedish

Top flight club bans foreign language use

Top flight club bans foreign language use

Universities quizzed over English requirement

Universities quizzed over English requirement

Bilingual schools give kids the edge
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Bilingual schools give kids the edge

Are two languages always better than one?

Are two languages always better than one?

Church calls for swear ban after gay sex rant

Church calls for swear ban after gay sex rant

Swedish feels the squeeze in Finland

Swedish feels the squeeze in Finland

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More companies switch to English at work: study

Teaching boost urged for multicultural kids

Teaching boost urged for multicultural kids

Learning Swedish with celebrities and assassins

Learning Swedish with celebrities and assassins

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Sweden Democrat made to take Swedish lessons

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Speed up immigrant Swedish courses: report

Swedish government flouts English email ban

Swedish government flouts English email ban

Bilingual kids fall behind at school: study

Bilingual kids fall behind at school: study

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Swedish language under threat in Finland: report

Twisting tongues: Sweden’s sexiest dialect

Twisting tongues: Sweden’s sexiest dialect

Swedish teacher lands EU ‘tongue stories’ award

Swedish teacher lands EU ‘tongue stories’ award

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Immigrant students get ‘Negro’ Swedish lesson

Chinese should be taught in schools: minister

Chinese should be taught in schools: minister

Swedish language skills no prerequisite for a job

Swedish language skills no prerequisite for a job

Sweden = United States: Google Translate

Sweden = United States: Google Translate

Immigrant language-learning bonus flops

Immigrant language-learning bonus flops

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‘Wrong to demand job applications in English’

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Malmö police to learn ‘polite’ Arabic

Bad interpreters a ‘threat’ to rule of law in Sweden

Bad interpreters a ‘threat’ to rule of law in Sweden

Cutting through the bull ‘sheet’ of swearing in Sweden

Cutting through the bull ‘sheet’ of swearing in Sweden

Immigrant women put Tensta Christmas market on the map

Immigrant women put Tensta Christmas market on the map

Agency slams immigrant language class failings

Agency slams immigrant language class failings

‘Opinion Taliban’, ‘tree murder’ make 2011 new Swedish word list

‘Opinion Taliban’, ‘tree murder’ make 2011 new Swedish word list

‘Swedish needs a gender-neutral pronoun’

‘Swedish needs a gender-neutral pronoun’

‘Swedish is the world’s richest language’: Swede

‘Swedish is the world’s richest language’: Swede

Ten Swedish words you won’t find in English

Ten Swedish words you won’t find in English

Swedes launch ‘sexless’ web search tool

Swedes launch ‘sexless’ web search tool

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Learning Swedish delays dementia: study

Sluts, sex and farts – welcome to Swedish

Sluts, sex and farts – welcome to Swedish

Nine untranslatable Swedish words – caught on film

Nine untranslatable Swedish words – caught on film

Swedish students excel at English: study

Swedish students excel at English: study

‘Swenglish’: the definitive guide and top ten

‘Swenglish’: the definitive guide and top ten

Gender-neutral pronoun debate rocks Sweden

Gender-neutral pronoun debate rocks Sweden

Top ten words you didn’t know came from Sweden

Top ten words you didn’t know came from Sweden

Swedes ‘best in the world’ at English

Swedes ‘best in the world’ at English

Sweden’s nerds seek dictionary revenge

Sweden’s nerds seek dictionary revenge

Learning Swedish the easy way
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Learning Swedish the easy way

When language learning becomes child’s play
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When language learning becomes child’s play

Swedes’ most common English errors exposed

Swedes’ most common English errors exposed

‘More Swedish kids should learn Chinese’

‘More Swedish kids should learn Chinese’

Gender-neutral ‘hen’ makes its legal debut

Gender-neutral ‘hen’ makes its legal debut

Swedes and donkeys: a language peculiarity 

Swedes and donkeys: a language peculiarity 

Mother tongue tutoring ‘insufficient’: teachers

Mother tongue tutoring ‘insufficient’: teachers

Sweden extends Finnish-language rights

Sweden extends Finnish-language rights

‘Why won’t Swedes hire English speakers?’

‘Why won’t Swedes hire English speakers?’

Ten more Swedish words you won’t find in English

Ten more Swedish words you won’t find in English

Top ten tips for taming the Swedish language

Top ten tips for taming the Swedish language

Video: Swedes untangle the untranslatable

Video: Swedes untangle the untranslatable

Swedish lessons take off across Europe

Swedish lessons take off across Europe

Learning Swedish from Russia with love

Learning Swedish from Russia with love

Sweden axes new word after Google intervenes

Sweden axes new word after Google intervenes

Swedish PR experts split on Google word battle

Swedish PR experts split on Google word battle

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Google shot itself in the foot: Swedish Academy

‘Ungoogleable’ added to Swedish encyclopaedia

‘Ungoogleable’ added to Swedish encyclopaedia

Ten strangest Swedish insults and put-downs

Ten strangest Swedish insults and put-downs

Sweden’s ten oddest sayings in English

Sweden’s ten oddest sayings in English

‘Unborn babies can learn languages’: study

‘Unborn babies can learn languages’: study

US motel coma man wakes speaking Swedish

US motel coma man wakes speaking Swedish

The woman who wants Sweden’s bureaucracy to clean up its language

The woman who wants Sweden’s bureaucracy to clean up its language

Linguist slams agency for gibberish letter

Linguist slams agency for gibberish letter

Swedish word of the day: rötmånad

Swedish word of the day: rötmånad

Readers reveal: This is the best word in the Swedish language

Readers reveal: This is the best word in the Swedish language

13 Swedish words we’ve learned during the coronavirus outbreak

13 Swedish words we’ve learned during the coronavirus outbreak

Swedish word of the day: teleskopord

Swedish word of the day: teleskopord

These new Swedish words perfectly describe life in the time of corona

These new Swedish words perfectly describe life in the time of corona

Faking fluency: Ten Swedish words that will help you sound like a local

Faking fluency: Ten Swedish words that will help you sound like a local

Lost in translation? Swedish words that don’t sound right in English

Lost in translation? Swedish words that don’t sound right in English

Swedish word of the day: påskmust

Swedish word of the day: påskmust

Swedish word of the day: påskris

Swedish word of the day: påskris

Swedish word of the day: skottår

Swedish word of the day: skottår

Quiz: How well do you know these Swedish words?

Quiz: How well do you know these Swedish words?

Swedish word of the day: semla

Swedish word of the day: semla

Swedish word of the day: i morgon bitti

Swedish word of the day: i morgon bitti

Swedish word of the day: snackis

Swedish word of the day: snackis

Swedish word of the day: vabruari

Swedish word of the day: vabruari

Swedish word of the day: bostadsrättsförening

Swedish word of the day: bostadsrättsförening

Swedish word of the day: mums

Swedish word of the day: mums

Swedish word of the day: julgransplundring

Swedish word of the day: julgransplundring

Swedish word of the day: kontant

Swedish word of the day: kontant

Swedish word of the day: åsiktskorridor

Swedish word of the day: åsiktskorridor

Ten essential words that explain Christmas in Sweden

Ten essential words that explain Christmas in Sweden

Swedish word of the day: vinterkräksjuka

Swedish word of the day: vinterkräksjuka

Swedish word of the day: polarnatt

Swedish word of the day: polarnatt

Swedish word of the day: hoppsan

Swedish word of the day: hoppsan

Swedish word of the day: skadeglädje

Swedish word of the day: skadeglädje

Swedish word of the day: kompis

Swedish word of the day: kompis

Swedish word of the day: nollåtta

Swedish word of the day: nollåtta

Swedish word of the day: smörgåstårta

Swedish word of the day: smörgåstårta

Swedish word of the day: folkkär

Swedish word of the day: folkkär

Swedish word of the day: deckare

Swedish word of the day: deckare

Swedish word of the day: allhelgonadagen

Swedish word of the day: allhelgonadagen

Swedish word of the day: bus

Swedish word of the day: bus

Swedish word of the day: häxa

Swedish word of the day: häxa

Swedish word of the day: lillördag

Swedish word of the day: lillördag

Swedish word of the day: mörk

Swedish word of the day: mörk

Swedish word of the day: klok

Swedish word of the day: klok

Swedish word of the day: värnskatt

Swedish word of the day: värnskatt

Swedish word of the day: skyfall

Swedish word of the day: skyfall

Swedish word of the day: skön

Swedish word of the day: skön

Swedish word of the day: kvarn

Swedish word of the day: kvarn

Swedish word of the day: kickoff

Swedish word of the day: kickoff

Swedish word of the day: medelsvensson

Swedish word of the day: medelsvensson

Swedish word of the day: nollning

Swedish word of the day: nollning

Swedish word of the day: Sverige

Swedish word of the day: Sverige

Swedish word of the day: glass

Swedish word of the day: glass

Swedish word of the day: svinvarmt

Swedish word of the day: svinvarmt

Swedish word of the day: dopp

Swedish word of the day: dopp

Swedish word of the day: hemester

Swedish word of the day: hemester

Swedish word of the day: friggebod

Swedish word of the day: friggebod

Swedish word of the day: uteservering
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Swedish word of the day: uteservering

Swedish word of the day: badkruka

Swedish word of the day: badkruka

Swedish word of the day: loppis

Swedish word of the day: loppis

Swedish word of the day: sommarstängt

Swedish word of the day: sommarstängt

Swedish word of the day: mål

Swedish word of the day: mål

Swedish word of the day: fimpa

Swedish word of the day: fimpa

Swedish word of the day: utedass

Swedish word of the day: utedass

Swedish word of the day: hålla tummarna

Swedish word of the day: hålla tummarna

Swedish word of the day: semester

Swedish word of the day: semester

Swedish word of the day: sommarlov

Swedish word of the day: sommarlov

Swedish word of the day: ludd

Swedish word of the day: ludd

Swedish word of the day: jaha

Swedish word of the day: jaha

Swedish word of the day: trotsåldern

Swedish word of the day: trotsåldern

Swedish word of the day: tvärtom

Swedish word of the day: tvärtom

Swedish word of the day: stammis

Swedish word of the day: stammis

Swedish word of the day: bråttom

Swedish word of the day: bråttom

Swedish word of the day: strunta

Swedish word of the day: strunta

Swedish word of the day: brandtal

Swedish word of the day: brandtal

Swedish word of the day: eller hur

Swedish word of the day: eller hur

Swedish word of the day: brasa

Swedish word of the day: brasa

Swedish word of the day: kollektivavtal

Swedish word of the day: kollektivavtal

Swedish word of the day: liksom

Swedish word of the day: liksom

Swedish word of the day: najs

Swedish word of the day: najs

Swedish word of the day: varuberg

Swedish word of the day: varuberg

Swedish word of the day: kosläpp

Swedish word of the day: kosläpp

Swedish word of the day: kärring

Swedish word of the day: kärring

Swedish word of the day: husmanskost

Swedish word of the day: husmanskost

Swedish word of the day: tråkig

Swedish word of the day: tråkig

Swedish word of the day: nyfiken

Swedish word of the day: nyfiken

Swedish word of the day: rädd

Swedish word of the day: rädd

Swedish word of the day: galen

Swedish word of the day: galen

Swedish word of the day: pigg

Swedish word of the day: pigg

Swedish word of the day: skatteåterbäring

Swedish word of the day: skatteåterbäring

Swedish word of the day: krog

Swedish word of the day: krog

Swedish word of the day: harkla

Swedish word of the day: harkla

Swedish word of the day: vårvinter

Swedish word of the day: vårvinter

Swedish word of the day: paxa

Swedish word of the day: paxa

Swedish word of the day: kille

Swedish word of the day: kille

Swedish word of the day: kompetensutvisning

Swedish word of the day: kompetensutvisning

Swedish word of the day: spissflabbad

Swedish word of the day: spissflabbad

Swedish word of the day: snäll

Swedish word of the day: snäll

Swedish word of the day: hinna

Swedish word of the day: hinna

Swedish word of the day: sinkadus

Swedish word of the day: sinkadus

Swedish word of the day: palla

Swedish word of the day: palla

Swedish word of the day: pröjsa

Swedish word of the day: pröjsa

Swedish word of the day: hörni

Swedish word of the day: hörni

Swedish word of the day: sportlov

Swedish word of the day: sportlov

Swedish word of the day: lördagsgodis

Swedish word of the day: lördagsgodis

Swedish word of the day: puss

Swedish word of the day: puss

Swedish word of the day: lugn

Swedish word of the day: lugn

Swedish word of the day: mardröm

Swedish word of the day: mardröm

Swedish word of the day: björntjänst

Swedish word of the day: björntjänst

Swedish word of the day: fredagsmys

Swedish word of the day: fredagsmys

Swedish word of the day: snösmocka

Swedish word of the day: snösmocka

Swedish word of the day: snömos

Swedish word of the day: snömos

Swedish word of the day: oväder

Swedish word of the day: oväder

Swedish word of the day: gröt

Swedish word of the day: gröt

Swedish word of the day: raggmunk

Swedish word of the day: raggmunk

Swedish word of the day: påtår

Swedish word of the day: påtår

Swedish word of the day: halka

Swedish word of the day: halka

Swedish word of the day: doldis

Swedish word of the day: doldis

Swedish word of the day: äntligen

Swedish word of the day: äntligen

Swedish word of the day: vågmästare

Swedish word of the day: vågmästare

Swedish word of the day: stackare

Swedish word of the day: stackare

Swedish word of the day: varsågod

Swedish word of the day: varsågod

Swedish word of the day: blunda

Swedish word of the day: blunda

Swedish word of the day: ålahue

Swedish word of the day: ålahue

Swedish word of the day: tupplur

Swedish word of the day: tupplur

Swedish word of the day: särbo

Swedish word of the day: särbo

Swedish word of the day: stormby

Swedish word of the day: stormby

Swedish word of the day: smörgås

Swedish word of the day: smörgås

Swedish word of the day: bakfylla

Swedish word of the day: bakfylla

Swedish word of the day: stuga

Swedish word of the day: stuga

Swedish word of the day: annandag jul

Swedish word of the day: annandag jul

Swedish word of the day: jultomte

Swedish word of the day: jultomte

Swedish word of the day: uppesittarkväll

Swedish word of the day: uppesittarkväll

Swedish word of the day: pumla

Swedish word of the day: pumla

Swedish word of the day: prinskorv

Swedish word of the day: prinskorv

Swedish word of the day: snapsvisa

Swedish word of the day: snapsvisa

Swedish word of the day: julklapp

Swedish word of the day: julklapp

Swedish word of the day: snölykta

Swedish word of the day: snölykta

Swedish word of the day: ketchupeffekt

Swedish word of the day: ketchupeffekt

Swedish word of the day: vovve

Swedish word of the day: vovve

Swedish word of the day: bärs

Swedish word of the day: bärs

Swedish word of the day: tjej

Swedish word of the day: tjej

Swedish word of the day: leg

Swedish word of the day: leg

Swedish word of the day: duktig

Swedish word of the day: duktig

Swedish word of the day: gift

Swedish word of the day: gift

Swedish word of the day: glögg

Swedish word of the day: glögg

Swedish word of the day: orka

Swedish word of the day: orka

Swedish word of the day: munsbit

Swedish word of the day: munsbit

Swedish word of the day: grina

Swedish word of the day: grina

Swedish word of the day: prosit

Swedish word of the day: prosit

Swedish word of the day: jajamensan

Swedish word of the day: jajamensan

Swedish word of the day: sakpolitik

Swedish word of the day: sakpolitik

Swedish word of the day: sonderingsperson

Swedish word of the day: sonderingsperson

Swedish word of the day: hemsk

Swedish word of the day: hemsk

Word of the day: typ

Word of the day: typ

Swedish word of the day: softa

Swedish word of the day: softa

Swedish word of the day: gryning

Swedish word of the day: gryning

Swedish word of the day: fy

Swedish word of the day: fy

Swedish word of the day: kex

Swedish word of the day: kex

Swedish word of the day: läskig

Swedish word of the day: läskig

Swedish word of the day: läslov

Swedish word of the day: läslov

Swedish word of the day: planka

Swedish word of the day: planka

Swedish word of the day: trivas

Swedish word of the day: trivas

Swedish word of the day: att skratta

Swedish word of the day: att skratta

Swedish word of the day: anmärkningsvärt

Swedish word of the day: anmärkningsvärt

Swedish word of the day: ont

Swedish word of the day: ont

Swedish word of the day: gärna

Swedish word of the day: gärna

Swedish word of the day: en helg

Swedish word of the day: en helg

Swedish word of the day: nämen

Swedish word of the day: nämen

Swedish word of the day: dags

Swedish word of the day: dags

Swedish word of the day: tjena

Swedish word of the day: tjena

Swedish word of the day: grym

Swedish word of the day: grym

Swedish word of the day: att supa

Swedish word of the day: att supa

Swedish word of the day: rolig

Swedish word of the day: rolig

Swedish word of the day: sugen

Swedish word of the day: sugen

Swedish word of the day: jo

Swedish word of the day: jo

Swedish word of the day: medlidande

Swedish word of the day: medlidande

Swedish word of the day: kanelbulle

Swedish word of the day: kanelbulle

Swedish word of the day: pytteliten

Swedish word of the day: pytteliten

Swedish word of the day: strax

Swedish word of the day: strax

Swedish word of the day: oj

Swedish word of the day: oj

Swedish word of the day: en gubbe

Swedish word of the day: en gubbe

Swedish word of the day: vobba

Swedish word of the day: vobba

Swedish word of the day: livspussel

Swedish word of the day: livspussel

Swedish word of the day: höstmys

Swedish word of the day: höstmys

Swedish word of the day: en långkörare

Swedish word of the day: en långkörare