Adjectives in Swedish

Adjectives are a key part of any language. The Swedish adjectives listed below will help you learn common Swedish adjectives in no time. Together with other basic nouns and verbs, this will quickly allow you to express basic things in Swedish. For even more Swedish adjectives, take a look at our learning resources for Swedish at the end of the page.
Basic Adjectives in Swedish
Colours in Swedish
Feelings in Swedish
Space in Swedish
Other Important Adjectives in Swedish

Basic Adjectives in Swedish

heavy in Swedishtung (tungt, tunga)
light in Swedishlätt (lätt, lätta)
correct in Swedishrätt (rätt, rätta)
wrong in Swedishfel (fel, fel)
difficult in Swedishsvår (svårt, svåra)
easy in Swedishenkel (enkelt, enkla)
few in Swedish
many in Swedishmånga
new in Swedishny (nytt, nya)
old in Swedishgammal (gammalt, gamla)
slow in Swedishlångsam (långsamt, långsamma)
quick in Swedishsnabb (snabbt, snabba)
poor in Swedishfattig (fattigt, fattiga)
rich in Swedishrik (rikt, rika)

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Colours in Swedish

white in Swedishvit (vitt, vita)
black in Swedishsvart (svart, svarta)
grey in Swedishgrå (grått, gråa)
green in Swedishgrön (grönt, gröna)
blue in Swedishblå (blått, blåa)
red in Swedishröd (rött, röda)
pink in Swedishrosa (rosa, rosa)
orange in Swedishorange (orangt, oranga)
purple in Swedishlila (lila, lila)
yellow in Swedishgul (gult, gula)
brown in Swedishbrun (brunt, bruna)
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Feelings in Swedish

good in Swedishgod (gott, goda)
bad in Swedishond (ont, onda)
weak in Swedishsvag (svagt, svaga)
strong in Swedishstark (starkt, starka)
happy in Swedishglad (glatt, glada)
sad in Swedishledsen (ledset, ledsna)
healthy in Swedishfrisk (friskt, friska)
sick in Swedishsjuk (sjukt, sjuka)
hungry in Swedishhungrig (hungrigt, hungriga)
thirsty in Swedishtörstig (törstigt, törstiga)
lonely in Swedishensam (ensamt, ensamma)
tired in Swedishtrött (trött, trötta)
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Space in Swedish

short in Swedishkort (kort, korta)
long in Swedishlång (långt, långa)
small in Swedishliten (litet, lilla)
big in Swedishstor (stort, stora)
high in Swedishhög (högt, höga)
low in Swedishlåg (lågt, låga)
steep in Swedishbrant (brant, branta)
flat in Swedishplatt (platt, platta)
shallow in Swedishgrund (grunt, grunda)
deep in Swedishdjup (djupt, djupa)
narrow in Swedishsmal (smalt, smala)
broad in Swedishbred (brett, breda)

Other Important Adjectives in Swedish

cheap in Swedishbillig (billigt, billiga)
expensive in Swedishdyr (dyrt, dyra)
soft in Swedishmjuk (mjukt, mjuka)
hard in Swedishhård (hårt, hårda)
empty in Swedishtom (tomt, tomma)
full in Swedishfull (fullt, fulla)
dirty in Swedishsmutsig (smutsigt, smutsiga)
clean in Swedishren (rent, rena)
sweet in Swedishsöt (sött, söta)
sour in Swedishsur (surt, sura)
young in Swedishung (ungt, unga)
old in Swedishgammal (gammalt, gamla)
cold in Swedishkall (kallt, kalla)
warm in Swedishvarm (varmt, varma)

Colours in Swedish

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