Swedish Verbs

Verbs are a key part of any language. Below you find a list of some of the most important Swedish verbs to get started with. Together with other basic nouns and adjectives, this will quickly allow you to express basic things in Swedish. For even more verbs, take a look at our learning resources for Swedish at the end of the page.

EnglishSwedish
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 waitatt vänta (väntar - väntade - väntat)
to standatt stå (står - stod -stått)
to sitatt sitta (sitter - satt - suttit)
to closeatt stänga (stänger - stängde - stängt)
to openatt öppna (öppnar - öppnade - öppnat)
to loseatt förlora (förlora - förlorade - förlorat)
to winatt vinna (vinner - vann - vunnit)
to dieatt dö (dör - dog - dött)
to liveatt leva (lever - levde - levat)
to drinkatt dricka (dricker - drack - druckit)
to eatatt äta (äter - åt - ätit)
to walkatt gå (går - gick - gått)
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Swedish Vocabulary Books

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Learn Swedish - Quick / Easy / Efficient

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Swedish Vocabulary Book

Swedish Vocabulary Book

This Swedish vocabulary book contains more than 3000 words and phrases and is organized by topic to make it easier for you to pick what to learn first. It is well suited for learners of all levels who are looking for an extensive resource to improve their vocabulary or are interested in learning vocabularies in one particular area of interest.

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These Swedish flashcard sets contain 1300 of the most important Swedish vocabularies sorted by topic. Each set represents one topic which allows you to dive deeper into areas depending on your priorities and interests.

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