Adjectives describe people or things. You’ll need them whenever you want to describe what something or somebody is like. The car is old, the hotel is cheap. You get it. Memorize the Swedish adjectives below and you’ll be well equipped for most basic conversations.

This lesson is part of the chapter “Learning Swedish“.

Basic Words & Phrases: Adjectives

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Important adjectives

EnglishSwedishPronunciation
(Audio)
goodbra
baddålig
newny
oldgammal
smallliten
large / bigstor
longlång
shortkort
cheapbillig
expensivedyr
light / clearljus
darkmörk
latesen
earlytidig
interestingintressant
boringtråkig
tiredtrött
easy / simpleenkel
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right / correcträtt
wrongfel
strongstark
weaksvag
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