Swedish Vocabulary

Swedish Vocabulary

If you're trying to learn Swedish Vocabulary you will find some useful resources including a course about vocabulary and expressions... 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 Vocabulary

Learning the Swedish Vocabulary is very important because its structure is used in every day conversation. The more you practice the subject, the closer you get to mastering the Swedish language. But first we need to know what the role of Vocabulary is in the structure of the grammar in Swedish.

Swedish vocabulary is the set of words you should be familiar with. A vocabulary usually grows and evolves with age, and serves as a useful and fundamental tool for communication and acquiring knowledge. Here are some examples:

English VocabularySwedish Vocabulary
VocabularyOrdförråd
CountriesLänder
AustraliaAustralien
CambodiaKambodja
CanadaKanada
ChinaKina
EgyptEgypten
EnglandEngland
FranceFrankrike
GermanyTyskland
GreeceGrekland
IndiaIndien
IndonesiaIndonesien
ItalyItalien
JapanJapan
MexicoMexiko
MoroccoMarocko
PeruPeru
SpainSpanien
ThailandThailand
USAUSA
LanguagesSpråk
ArabicArabiska
ChineseKinesiska
EnglishEngelska
FrenchFranska
GermanTyska
GreekGrekiska
HebrewHebreiska
HindiHindi
ItalianItalienska
JapaneseJapanska
KoreanKoreanska
LatinLatin
RussianRyska
SpanishSpanska
UrduUrdu
DaysDagar
MondayMåndag
TuesdayTisdag
WednesdayOnsdag
ThursdayTorsdag
FridayFredag
SaturdayLördag
SundaySöndag
timetid
hourtimme
minuteminut
secondsekund

List of Vocabulary in Swedish

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

English VocabularySwedish Vocabulary
Vocabulary
colorsfärger
blacksvart
blueblå
brownbrun
graygrå
greengrön
orangeorange
purplelila
redröd
whitevit
yellowgul
sizesstorlekar
bigstor
deepdjup
longlång
narrowsmal
shortkort
smallliten
tallhög
thicktjock
thintunn
widebred
tastessmaker
bitterbitter
freshfrisk
saltysalt
soursur
spicykryddig
sweetsöt
qualitiesegenskaper
baddålig
cleanren
darkmörk
difficultsvår
dirtysmutsig
drytorr
easylätt
emptytom
expensivedyr
fastsnabb
foreignutländsk
fullfull
goodbra
hardhård
heavytung
inexpensivebillig
lightljus
locallokal
newny
noisybullrig
oldgammal
powerfulkraftfull
quiettyst
correctkorrekt
slowlångsam
softmjuk
verymycket
weaksvag
wetvåt
wrongfel
youngung
foodMat
almondsmandlar
breadbröd
breakfastfrukost
buttersmör
candygodis
cheeseost
chickenkyckling
cuminkummin
dessertefterrätt
dinnermiddag
fishfisk
fruitfrukt
ice creamglass
lamblammkött
lemoncitron
lunchlunch
mealmåltid
meatkött
ovenugn
pepperpeppar
plantsväxter
porkfläsk
saladsallad
saltsalt
sandwichsmörgås
sausagekorv
soupsoppa
sugarsocker
supperkvällsmål
turkeykalkon
appleäpple
bananabanan
orangesapelsiner
peachespersikor
peanutjordnöt
pearspäron
pineappleananas
grapesvindruvor
strawberriesjordgubbar
vegetablesgrönsaker
carrotmorot
cornmajs
cucumbergurka
garlicvitlök
lettucesallad
olivesoliver
onionslökar
pepperspaprika
potatoespotatis
pumpkinpumpa
beansbönor
tomatoestomater
alligatorkrokodil
alligatorskrokodiler
bearbjörn
bearsbjörnar
birdfågel
birdsfåglar
bulltjur
bullstjurar
catkatt
catskatter
cowko
cowskor
deerrådjur
many deermånga rådjur
doghund
dogshundar
donkeyåsna
donkeysåsnor
eagleörn
eaglesörnar
elephantelefant
elephantselefanter
giraffegiraff
giraffesgiraffer
goatget
goatsgetter
horsehäst
horseshästar
lionlejon
lionslejon
monkeyapa
monkeysapor
mousemus
micemöss
rabbitkanin
rabbitskaniner
snakeorm
snakesormar
tigertiger
tigerstigrar
wolfvarg
wolvesvargar
objectsföremål
bathroombadrum
bedsäng
bedroomsovrum
ceilinginnertak
chairstol
clotheskläder
coatrock/kappa
cupkopp
deskskrivbord
dressklänning
floorgolv
forkgaffel
furnituremöbler
glassglas
hathatt
househus
inkbläck
jacketjacka
kitchenkök
knifekniv
lamplampa
letterbrev
mapkarta
newspapertidning
notebookanteckningsbok
pantsbyxor
paperpapper
penpenna
pencilblyertspenna
pharmacyapotek
picturebild
platetallrik
refrigeratorkylskåp
restaurantrestaurang
rooftak
roomrum
rugmatta
scissorssax
shampooschampo
shirtskjorta/tröja
shoesskor
soaptvål
socksstrumpor
spoonsked
tablebord
toilettoalett
toothbrushtandborste
toothpastetandkräm
towelhandduk
umbrellaparaply
underwearunderkläder
wallvägg
walletplånbok
windowfönster
telephonetelefon
thisdenna/detta
thatden/det
thesedessa
thosede där
QuestionsFrågor
how?hur?
what?vad?
who?vem?
why?varför?
where?var?
different objectsolika föremål
artkonst
bankbank
beachstrand
bookbok
by bicyclemed cykel
by busmed buss
by carmed bil
by trainmed tåg
cafekafé
countryland
desertöken
dictionaryordbok
earthjorden
flowersblommor
footballfotboll
forestskog
gamespel
gardenträdgård
geographygeografi
historyhistoria
househus
islandö
lakesjö
librarybibliotek
mathmatematik
moonmåne
mountainberg
moviesfilmer
musicmusik
oceanocean
officekontor
on foottill fots
playerspelare
riverflod
sciencevetenskap
seahav
skyhimmel
soccerfotboll
starsstjärnor
supermarketstormarknad
swimming poolsimbassäng
theaterteater
treeträd
weatherväder
bad weatherdåligt väder
cloudymolnigt
coldkallt
coolkyla
foggydimmigt
hotvarmt
nice weatherfint väder
pouringösregn
rainregn
rainingregnar
snowsnö
snowingsnöar
iceis
sunnysoligt
windyblåsigt
springvår
summersommar
autumnhöst
wintervinter
peoplemänniskor
auntfaster/moster
babybebis
brotherbror
cousinkusin
daughterdotter
dentisttandläkare
doctorläkare
fatherfar
grandfatherfarfar/morfar
grandmotherfarmor/mormor
husbandmake
mothermor
nephewbrorson/systerson
niecebrorsdotter/systerdotter
nursesjuksköterska
policemanpolisman
postmanbrevbärare
professorprofessor
sonson
teacherlärare
unclefarbror/morbror
wifehustru

Vocabulary and expressions have a very important role in Swedish, therefore they need very special attention. Once you're done with Swedish Vocabulary, you might want to check the rest of our Swedish lessons here: Learn Swedish. Don't forget to bookmark this page.


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