Dec 31, 2009
[ nyårsafton, nyårsaftnar, nyårsaftnarna ]
New Year's eve is celebrated with fireworks in Sweden.
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Nov 30, 2009
[ snett, sneda ]
Sned is oblique, slanting, sloping, inclined, crooked.
Oct 31, 2009
[ skyndar sig, skyndade sig, skyndat sig, skynda dig/er! ]
Trying to arrive somewhere on time one often has to skynda sig, hurry up.
Sep 30, 2009
[ idén, idéer, idéerna ]
An idé is an idea. There are many ideas about solving traffic problems in and around Stockholm.
Aug 31, 2009
[ lätt, lätta ]
Lätt means light or easy. Milk comes in Sweden in three varieties, light, medium, and regular.
Jul 31, 2009
[ kökssoffan, kökssoffor, kökssofforna ]
One of the coziest features of a Swedish kitchen is the kitchen sofa. In the past, guests used to sleep on them in the kitchen.
Jul 21, 2009
Juni is the month of June. In Swedish, the months are not capitalized.
May 31, 2009
[ fina ]
Fin means anyhting from sweet to proper. When someone says, Du är så fin it's quite a compliment.
Apr 14, 2009
[ minglar, minglade, minglat, mingla! ]
To mingle at a cocktail party becomes att minglain Swedish. While mingling, you may engage in småprat, or small talk.
Mar 22, 2009
[ sms:ar, sms:ade, sms:at, sms:a! ]
To write and read text messages on your mobile phone becomes att sms:a in Swedish. The colon is there to tell you that the first three letters are an acronym.
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