100 Basic Swedish Vocabularies

We believe in learning the most important vocabularies first to start off your learning journey on the right foot. The list below contains 100 of the most frequently used Swedish vocabularies. For more vocabularies like that, check out our yellow vocabulary book towards the end of this page.

EnglishSwedish
Ijag
youdu
hehan
shehon
itden/det
wevi
youni
theyde/dem
whatvad
whovem
wherevar
whyvarför
howhur
whichvilken
whennär
thensedan
ifom
reallyverkligen
butmen
becauseeftersom
notinte
thisdet här
thatdet där
allalla
oreller
andoch
to knowatt veta (vet - visste - vetat)
to thinkatt tänka (tänker - tänkte - tänkt)
to comeatt komma (kommer - kom - kommit)
to putatt lägga (lägger - lade - lagt)
to takeatt ta (tar - tog - tagit)
to findatt hitta (hittar - hittade - hittat)
to listenatt lyssna (lyssnar - lyssnade - lyssnat)
to workatt arbeta (arbetar - arbetade - arbetat)
to talkatt prata (pratar - pratade - pratat)
to giveatt ge (ger - gav - givit)
to likeatt tycka om (tycker om - tyckte om - tyckt om)
to helpatt hjälpa (hjälper - hjälpte - hjälpt)
to loveatt älska (älskard - älskade - älskat)
to callatt ringa (ringer - ringde - ringt)
to waitatt vänta (väntar - väntade - väntat)
0noll
1ett/en
2två
3tre
4fyra
5fem
6sex
7sju
8åtta
9nio
10tio
11elva
12tolv
13tretton
14fjorton
15femton
16sexton
17sjutton
18arton
19nitton
20tjugo
newny
oldgammal
few
manymånga
wrongfel
correcträtt
badond
goodgod
happyglad
shortkort
longlång
smallliten
bigstor
theredär
herehär
righthöger
leftvänster
beautifulvacker
youngung
oldgammal
hellohallå
okok
of coursesjälvklart
bye byehej hej
good byehej då
excuse meursäkta mig
sorryförlåt
thank youtack
pleaseär du snäll
nownu (nu)
hourtimme (timmar)
minuteminut (minuter)
secondsekund (sekunder)
daydag (dagar)
weekvecka (veckor)
monthmånad (månader)
yearår (år)
eveningkväll (kvällar)
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