Basic Swedish Phrases

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Good morning God morgon

Hello / Hi Hej

Good day God dag

Good evening God kväll

Good night God natt

Goodbye / Bye Hej då

Please Snälla

Thank you Tack

Thank you very much Tack så mycket

Don't mention it Ingen orsak

Goodbye (formal) Adjö

You're welcome Varsågod

Yes Ja

No Nej

Mr. Herr

Mrs. Fru

Miss Fröken

How are you? Hur är det?

How are you? Hur har du det?

How are you feeling? Hur mår du?

Good Bra

Not so good Inte så bra.

What's your name? Vad heter du?

My name is... (I am called...) Jag heter...

My name is... Mitt namn är...

Nice to meet you! Trevligt att träffas!

Welcome! Välkommen!

Where are you from? Varifrån kommer du?

I'm from... Jag kommer från...

Where do you live? Var bor du?

I live in... Jag bor i...

How old are you? Hur gammal är du?

I am ___ years old. Jag är ___ år (gammal).

Do you speak Swedish? Talar du svenska?

I speak English. Jag talar engelska.

I don't speak English. Jag talar inte engelska.

Yes, a little bit. Ja, lite grann.

No, not at all. Nej, inte alls.

I understand. Jag förstår.

I don't understand. Jag förstår inte.

I know. Jag vet.

I don't know. Jag vet inte.

Excuse me Ursäkta

Pardon me Förlåt

Take care! Ha det så bra!

See you later Vi ses senare

See you soon Vi ses snart

I love you Jag älskar dig

I miss you Jag saknar dig

Danish danska

Norwegian norska

French franska

Italian italienska

Spanish spanska

German tyska

Dutch holländska

Russian ryska

Japanese japanska


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