Verbs in Swedish

Verbs are a key part of any language. The Swedish verbs list below will help you learn common Swedish verbs in no time. Together with other basic nouns and adjectives, this will quickly allow you to express basic things in Swedish. For even more Swedish verbs, take a look at our learning resources for Swedish at the end of the page.
Basic Swedish Verbs
Swedish Action Words
Movements in Swedish
Swedish Business Verbs


Basic Swedish Verbs


EnglishSwedish  
to openatt öppna (öppnar - öppnade - öppnat)
to closeatt stänga (stänger - stängde - stängt)
to sitatt sitta (sitter - satt - suttit)
to standatt stå (står - stod -stått)
to knowatt veta (vet - visste - vetat)
to thinkatt tänka (tänker - tänkte - tänkt)
to winatt vinna (vinner - vann - vunnit)
to loseatt förlora (förlora - förlorade - förlorat)
to askatt fråga (frågar - frågade - frågat)
to answeratt svara (svarad - svarade - svarat)
to helpatt hjälpa (hjälper - hjälpte - hjälpt)
to likeatt tycka om (tycker om - tyckte om - tyckt om)
to kissatt kyssa (kysser - kysste - kysst)
to eatatt äta (äter - åt - ätit)
to drinkatt dricka (dricker - drack - druckit)





Swedish Action Words


EnglishSwedish  
to takeatt ta (tar - tog - tagit)
to putatt lägga (lägger - lade - lagt)
to findatt hitta (hittar - hittade - hittat)
to stealatt stjäla (stjäl - stal - stulit)
to killatt döda (dödar - dödade - dödat)
to flyatt flyga (flyger - flög - flugit)
to attackatt attackera (attackerar - attackerade - attackerat)
to defendatt försvara (försvarar - försvarade - försvarat)
to fallatt falla (faller - föll - fallit)
to chooseatt välja (väljer - valde - valt)





Movements in Swedish


EnglishSwedish  
to runatt springa (springer - sprang - sprungit)
to swimatt simma (simmar - simmade - simmat)
to jumpatt hoppa (hoppar - hoppade - hoppat)
to pullatt dra (drar - drog - dragit)
to pushatt trycka (trycker - tryckte - tryckt)
to throwatt kasta (kastar - kastade - kastat)
to crawlatt krypa (kryper - kröp - krupit)
to fightatt slåss (slår - slogs - slagits)
to catchatt fånga (fångar - fångade - fångat)
to rollatt rulla (rullar - rullade - rullat)





Swedish Business Verbs


EnglishSwedish  
to buyatt köpa (köper - köpte - köpt)
to payatt betala (betalar - betalade - betalat)
to sellatt sälja (säljer - sålde - sålt)
to studyatt studera (studerar - studerade - studerat)
to callatt ringa (ringer - ringde - ringt)
to readatt läsa (läser - läste - läst)
to writeatt skriva (skriver - skrev - skrivit)
to calculateatt räkna ut (räknar ut - räknade ut - räknat ut)
to measureatt mäta (mäter - mätte - mätt)
to earnatt tjäna (tjänar - tjänade - tjänat)
to countatt räkna (räknar - räknade - räknat)
to scanatt skanna (skannar - skannade - skannat)
to printatt skriva ut (skriver ut - skrev ut - skrivit ut)


Verbs in Swedish

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