We’ll now learn talking about parts of the human body as well as some useful Swedish words and phrases related to Health and Illnesses. Let’s hope you’ll never need them, but better be prepared than sorry as they say…

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

Body & Health in Swedish

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The Body

body [Sg]kropp
bodies [Pl]kroppar
head [Sg]huvud
heads [Pl]huvuden
face [Sg]ansikte
faces [Pl]ansikten
eye [Sg]ögon
eyes [Pl]ögon
ear [Sg]öra
ears [Pl]öron
nose [Sg]näsa
noses [Pl]näsor
mouth [Sg]mun
mouths [Pl]munnar
tongue [Sg]tunga
tongues [Pl]tungor
neck [Sg]nacke
necks [Pl]nackar
chest [Sg]bröst
chests [Pl]bröst
back / shoulder [Sg]rygg

backs / shoulders [Pl]ryggar

stomach [Sg]mage
stomachs [Pl]magar
heart [Sg]hjärta
hearts [Pl]hjärtan
arm [Sg]arm
arms [Pl]armar
elbow [Sg]armbåge
elbows [Pl]armbågar
hand [Sg]hand
hands [Pl]händer
right handhöger hand
left handvänster hand
finger [Sg]finger
fingers [Pl]fingrar
leg [Sg]ben
legs [Pl]ben
foot [Sg]fot
feet [Pl]fötter
tooth [Sg]tand
teeth [Pl]tänder

Health & Illnesses

ill / sicksjuk
ache [Sg]ont
aches [Pl]ont
My [...] aches. / My [...] hurts.Min[…] gör ont.
My [...] ache. / My [...] hurt.Min[…] gör ont.
I have a stomach ache.Jag har ont i magen.
My legs hurt.Mina ben gör ont.
doctor [Sg]doktor
doctors [Pl]doktorer
medical office / doctor’s surgery [Sg]vårdcentral
medical offices / doctor's surgeries [Pl]vårdcentraler
chemist’s / drugstore [Sg]apotek
chemists / drugstores [Pl]apotek
hospital [Sg]sjukhus
hospitals [Pl]sjukhus
illness / malady [Sg]sjukdom
illnesses / maladies [Pl]sjukdomar

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My [...] ache. / My [...] hurt.
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