Food & Drinks in Swedish

Food & Drinks in Swedish 2017-07-03T14:27:10+00:00

Food and drinks are a recurring talking point, not only while eating out on vacation. So let’s learn the most common words and phrases related to this topic.

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

Food & Drinks in Swedish

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Basic Food & Spices

EnglishSwedishPronunciation
(Audio)
bread [Sg]
bröd
breads [Pl]
bröd
roll [Sg]
småfranska
rolls [Pl]
småfranska
butter
smör
cheese [Sg]
ost
cheese [Pl]
ostar
honey
honung
jam [Sg]
sylt
jams [Pl]
sylter
egg [Sg]
ägg
eggs [Pl]
ägg
noodles [Sg]
nudlar
noodles [Pl]
nudlar
rice
ris
yoghurt [Sg]
yoghurt
yoghurts [Pl]
yoghurtar
sugar
socker
salt
salt
pepper
peppar
spice [Sg]
krydda
spices [Pl]
kryddor
oil [Sg]
olja
oils [Pl]
oljor

Basic Words & Phrases

EnglishSwedishPronunciation
(Audio)
(to) eat
(att) äta
food
mat
(to) drink
att dricka
drink [Sg]
dryck
drinks [Pl]
drycker
hungry
hungrig
hunger
hunger
thirsty
törstig
thirst
törst
(to) cook
(att) laga
(to) taste
(att) smaka
tasty
god
delicious
utsökt
Bon appetit! / Enjoy your meal!
Smaklig måltid!
Cheers! / To your health!
Skål!
breakfast [Sg]
frukost
breakfasts [Pl]
frukostar
lunch [Sg]
lunch
lunches [Pl]
luncher
dinner [Sg]
middag
dinners [Pl]
middagar
restaurant [Sg]
restaurang
restaurants [Pl]
restauranger
bar [Sg]
bar
bars [Pl]
barer
café [Sg]
café
cafés [Pl]
caféer

Dishes

EnglishSwedishPronunciation
(Audio)
soup [Sg]
soppa
soups [Pl]
soppor
salad [Sg]
sallad
salads [Pl]
sallader
french fries / chips [Sg]
pommes frites
french fries / chips [Pl]
pommes frites

Dishes & Cutlery

EnglishSwedishPronunciation
(Audio)
cutlery [Sg]
bestick
cutlery [Pl]
bestick
fork [Sg]
gaffel
forks [Pl]
gafflar
spoon [Sg]
sked
spoons [Pl]
skedar
knife [Sg]
kniv
knives [Pl]
knivar
plate [Sg]
tallrik
plates [Pl]
tallrikar
glass [Sg]
glas
glasses [Pl]
glas
cup [Sg]
kopp
cups [Pl]
koppar
mug [Sg]
mugg
mugs [Pl]
muggar

Drinks

EnglishSwedishPronunciation
(Audio)
water
vatten
mineral water
mineralvatten
soda water / sparkling water
bubbelvatten
kolsyrat vatten

still water
kranvatten
juice [Sg]
juice
juices [Pl]
juicer
beer [Sg]
öl
beers [Pl]
öl
wine [Sg]
vin
wines [Pl]
viner
champagne [Sg]
champagne
champagnes [Pl]
champagner
cocktail [Sg]
cocktail
cocktails [Pl]
cocktails
milk
mjölk
cocoa
kakao
coffee
kaffe
tea
te

Flavors

EnglishSwedishPronunciation
(Audio)
sweet [Sg]
söt
sweet [Pl]
söta
sour [Sg]
sur
sour [Pl]
sura
spicy [Sg]
stark
spicy [Pl]
starka
salty [Sg]
salt
salty [Pl]
salta
bitter [Sg]
bitter
bitter [Pl]
bittra

Fruit & Vegetables

EnglishSwedishPronunciation
(Audio)
fruit [Sg]
frukt
fruit [Pl]
frukter
vegetables [Sg]
grönsaker
vegetables [Pl]
grönsaker
apple [Sg]
äpple
apples [Pl]
äpplen
orange [Sg]
apelsin
oranges [Pl]
apelsiner
strawberry [Sg]
jordgubbe
strawberries [Pl]
jordgubber
banana [Sg]
banan
bananas [Pl]
bananer
potato [Sg]
potatis
potatoes [Pl]
potatisar
cucumber [Sg]
gurka
cucumbers [Pl]
gurkor

Meat & Sausages

EnglishSwedishPronunciation
(Audio)
meat
kött
sausage [Sg]
korv
sausages [Pl]
korvar
small sausage [Sg]
prinskorv
small sausages [Pl]
prinskorvar
ham [Sg]
skinka
hams [Pl]
skinkor
chicken [Sg]
kyckling
chicken [Pl]
kycklingar
fish [Sg]
fisk
fish [Pl]
fiskar
beef [Sg]
nötkött
beef [Pl]
nötkött
lamb [Sg]
lamm
lamb [Pl]
lamm

Sweets

EnglishSwedishPronunciation
(Audio)
chocolate [Sg]
choklad
chocolate [Pl]
choklad
pie [Sg]
paj
pies [Pl]
pajer
cake [Sg]
tårta
cakes [Pl]
tårtor
biscuit [Sg]
kaka
biscuits [Pl]
kakor
icecream
glass

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