Nouns represent people or things. You’ll need them whenever you want to refer to somebody or something. Memorize the Swedish nouns below and you’ll be well equipped for almost every basic conversation.

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

Basic Words & Phrases: Nouns

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Important nouns

EnglishSwedishPronunciation
(Audio)
child barn
man man
woman kvinna
family familj
town / city stad
country land
world värld
house hus
car bil
street / road gata
shop butik
door dörr
table bord
chair stol
window fönster
newspaper tidning
book bok
penkullspetspenna
bag påse
rucksack ryggsäck
happiness glädje
love kärlek
flower blomma
ball boll
work arbete
vacation semester
passport pass
language språk
question fråga
answer svara
beginning / start början
end slut
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