People & Professions in Swedish

People & Professions in Swedish2017-11-27T08:23:38+02:00

Let’s talk about people, jobs and professions. These words and phrases will help you when talking about yourself and others, or when you’re planning to apply for a new job abroad.

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

People & Professions in Swedish

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People

EnglishSwedishPronunciation
(Audio)
human (being) / person
människa
person

people / humans
personer
människor

woman [Sg]
kvinna
women [Pl]
kvinnor
man [Sg]
man
men [Pl]
män
child [Sg]
barn
children [Pl]
barn
girl [Sg]
flicka
girls [Pl]
flickor
boy [Sg]
pojke
boys [Pl]
pojkar

Professions

EnglishSwedishPronunciation
(Audio)
profession [Sg]
yrke
professions [Pl]
yrken
employee / worker [Sg]
anställd
arbetare

employees / workers [Pl]
anställda
arbetare

clerk / official [Sg]
tjänsteman
clerks / officials [Pl]
tjänstemän
colleague [Sg]
kollega
colleagues [Pl]
kollegor
pensioner / retiree [Sg]
pensionär
pensioners / retirees [Pl]
pensionärer
unemployed person / jobseeker [Sg]
arbetslös
unemployed persons / jobseekers [Pl]
arbetslösa
doctor [Sg]
doktor
doctors [Pl]
doktorer
journalist [Sg]
journalist
journalists [Pl]
journalister
engineer [Sg]
ingenjör
engineers [Pl]
ingenjörer
boss [Sg]
chef
bosses [Pl]
chefer
director [Sg]
direktör
directors [Pl]
direktörer
manager [Sg]
föreståndare
managers [Pl]
föreståndare
secretary [Sg]
sekreterare
secretaries [Pl]
sekreterare
driver [Sg]
chaufför
drivers [Pl]
chaufförer
farmer [Sg]
bonde
farmers [Pl]
bönder
baker [Sg]
bagare
bakers [Pl]
bagare
salesman (m), saleswoman (f) [Sg]
försäljare
salesmen (m), saleswomen (f) [Pl]
försäljare
nurse [Sg]
sjuksköterska
nurses [Pl]
sjuksköterskor
policeman (m), policewoman (f) [Sg]
polis
policemen (m), policewomen (f) [Pl]
poliser
cook / chef [Sg]
kock
cooks / chefs [Pl]
kockar
teacher (m), female teacher (f) [Sg]
lärare (m), lärarinna (f)
teachers (m), female teachers (f) [Pl]
lärare (m), lärarinnor (f)
shoemaker [Sg]
skomakare
shoemakers [Pl]
skomakare
watchmaker [Sg]
urmakare
watchmakers [Pl]
urmakare

Work & Application

EnglishSwedishPronunciation
(Audio)
(to) work
(att) arbeta
work / job [Sg]
arbete
jobb

work / job [Pl]
arbeten
jobb

workplace [Sg]
arbetsplats
workplaces [Pl]
arbetsplatser
employment / occupation [Sg]
anställning
sysselsättning

employments / occupations [Pl]
anställningar
sysselsättningar

office [Sg]
kontor
offices [Pl]
kontor
factory [Sg]
fabrik
factories [Pl]
fabriker
construction site [Sg]
byggarbetsplats
construction sites [Pl]
byggarbetsplatser
salary [Sg]
lön
salaries [Pl]
löner
(to) earn
(att) tjäna
(to) look for a job
(att) leta efter ett jobb
(to) find a job
(att) hitta ett jobb
job interview [Sg]
arbetsintervju
job interviews [Pl]
arbetsintervjuer
CV
CV
education [Sg]
utbildning
education [Pl]
utbildningar
experience [Sg]
erfarenhet
experiences [Pl]
erfarenheter

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