Swedish Prepositions

If you're trying to learn Swedish Prepositions you will find some useful resources including a course about time and place prepositions and and demonstrative pronouns... to help you with your Swedish grammar. Try to concentrate on the lesson and notice the pattern that occurs each time the word changes its place. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Swedish. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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Swedish Prepositions

Learning the Swedish Prepositions displayed below is vital to the language. Swedish prepositions link nouns, pronouns and phrases to other words in a sentence. The word or phrase that the preposition introduces is called the object of the preposition. Here are some examples:

English PrepositionsSwedish Prepositions
PrepositionsPrepositioner
inside the houseinne i huset
outside the carutanför bilen
with memed mig
without himutan honom
under the tableunder bordet
after tomorrowi övermorgon
before sunsetföre solnedgången
but I'm busymen jag är upptagen

Notice the structure of the Prepositions in Swedish.

List of Prepositions in Swedish

Below is a list of the Time place and demonstrative pronouns in Swedish placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Swedish vocabulary.

English PrepositionsSwedish Prepositions
aboutom
aboveovanför
acrosstvärsöver
afterefter
againstmot
amongbland
aroundrunt
assom
atpå/vid
beforeföre
behindbakom
belownedan
beneathunder
besidebredvid
betweenmellan
beyondbortom
butmen
byav
despitetrots
downner
duringunder
exceptförutom
forför
fromfrån
ini
insideinuti
intoin i
nearnära
nextnästa
ofav
on
oppositemittemot
outut
outsideutanför
overöver
perper
plusplus
roundrunt
sincesedan
thanän
throughgenom
tilltills
totill
towardmot
underunder
unlikeolik
untiltills
upupp
viavia
withmed
withininom
withoututan
two wordstvå ord
according toenligt
because ofpå grund av
close tonära
due topå grund av
except formed undantag för
far fromlångt från
inside ofinuti
instead ofi stället för
near tonära
next tobredvid
outside ofutanför
prior toföre
three wordstre ord
as far asså vitt
as well asdessutom
in addition toutöver
in front offramför
in spite oftrots
on behalf ofpå någons vägnar
on top ofovanpå
demonstrative pronounsdemonstrativa prepositioner
thisdenna/detta
thatden/det
thesedessa
thosede där

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