Colors & Appearance in Swedish

Colors & Appearance in Swedish 2017-03-20T16:57:49+00:00

This lesson will teach you to describe the colors and appearance of people and things in Swedish. Learn to express whether something is big or small, red or green, beautiful of ugly.

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

Basic Words & Phrases: Colors

Colors

EnglishSwedishPronunciation
(Audio)
light / clear
ljus
dark
mörk
color
color
färg
colored
colored
färgad
white
white
vit
black
black
svart
yellow
yellow
gul
orange
orange
orange
red
red
röd
pink
pink
rosa
violet
violet
violett
blue
blue
blå
green
green
grön
brown
brown
brun
grey
grey
grå

Appearance & attributes

EnglishSwedishPronunciation
(Audio)
new
ny
old
gammal
small
liten
large / big
stor
young
ung
kind / pleasant
trevlig
unkind / unpleasant
otrevlig
patient
tålmodig
tall (When talking about people)
lång
middle sized (When talking about people)
medelstor
small (When talking about people)
liten
fat
fet
thin / slim
smal
nice / pretty
snygg
beautiful
vacker
ugly
ful
ill / sick
sjuk
healthy
hälsosam
happy / cheerful
lycklig
sad
ledsen
sporty
sportig
ambitioned
ambitionerad
intelligent
intelligent
creative
kreativ
active
aktiv
sentimental
sentimental
rational
rationell
emotional
känslosam
natural
naturell
romantic
romantisk
nice / amiable
sympatisk
spontaneous
spontan
energetic
energisk
stressed (out)
stressad
relaxed
avslappnad
frustrated
frustrerad
talented
talangfull

Questions & phrases

EnglishSwedishPronunciation
(Audio)
What does he look like?
Hur ser han ut?
What does she look like?
Hur ser hon ut?
What is he like?
Hur är han?
What is she like?
Hur är hon?

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