The 100 most common Swedish words

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verb
vara
är, var, varit
[''vɑːra]

be

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personal pron.
han

[han]

he

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noun
år (ett)
året, år, åren
[oːr]

year

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prep.
i

[iː]

in

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[poː]

on

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personal pron.
hon

[hʊn]

she

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adv.
också

[ɔksɔ]

also

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personal pron.
de

[deː]

they

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num.
en

[ɛn]

one

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conj.
men

[mɛn]

but

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prep.
från

[froːn]

from

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adv.
även

[''ɛːvən]

also, even

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quantitative pron.
alla

[ala]

all

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personal pron.
jag

[jɑː(g)] [ja]

I

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personal pron.
du

[dʉː]

you sing.

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det

[deː(t)]

it

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vi

[viː]

we

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personal pron.
ni

[niː]

2nd person plural

you

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adv.
lite
mindre, minst
[''liːtə]

a little

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quantitative pron.
något

[''noːgɔt]

something

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subj.
att

[at]

that

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verb
göra
gör, gjorde, gjort, gjord
[''jœːra]

do

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prep.
efter

[ɛftər]

after

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adv.


[doː]

then

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adj.
bra
bättre, bäst
[brɑː]

good

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personal pron.
honom

[hɔnɔm]

him

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adv.
inte

[ɪntə]

not

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subj.
som

[sɔm]

which, that

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verb
tycka
tycker, tyckte, tyckt, tyckt
[''tʏka]

think, have an opinion

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adv.
bara

[bɑːra]

only

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prep.
med

[meː(d)]

with

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verb

går, gick, gått, gådd
[goː]

go

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adv.
mycket
mer, mest
[''mʏkə(t)]

much, very

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subj.
om

[ɔm]

if

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prep.
om

[ɔm]

about, around

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adv.
ju

[jɵ]

filler word, rather

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num.
andra

[''andra]

second

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indefinite pron.
andra

[''andra]

other

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possesive pron.
min

[mɪn]

my, mine

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adv.
hur

[hʉːr]

how

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adv.
när

[næːr]

when

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adv.
här

[hæːr]

here

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prep.
till

[tɪ(l)]

to

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verb
tro
tror, trodde, trott, trodd
[truː]

believe

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adv.
vad

[vɑː(d)]

what

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verb
bli
blir, blev, blivit, bliven
[bliː]

become

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adv.
nu

[nʉː]

now

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num.
två

[tvoː]

two

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verb
ha
har, hade, haft, hadd
[hɑː]

have

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quantitative pron.
någon

[''noːgɔn]

someone

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prep.
över

[øːvər]

over, past

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adv.
kanske

[''kaŋɕə] [''kanɕə] [''kanɧə]

maybe, perhaps

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quantitative pron.
några

[''noːgra]

a few

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verb
veta
vet, visste, vetat
[''veːta]

know

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verb
komma
kommer, kom, kommit, kommen
[''kɔma]

come

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verb
måste
måste, måste, måst
[''mɔstə]

Infinite form is missing. Construction with have almost never used.

must

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conj.
eller

[ɛlər]

or

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adv.
idag

[ɪ'dɑːg]

today

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verb
finnas
finns, fanns, funnits
[''fɪnas]

exist, be there

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verb

får, fick, fått, fådd
[foː]

get, be allowed to

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verb
se
ser, såg, sett, sedd
[seː]

see

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adv.
där

[dæːr]

there

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relational pron.
samma

[''sama]

same

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prep.
utan

[ʉːtan]

without

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prep.
mot

[muːt]

towards, against

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relational pron.
själv

[ɧɛlv]

self

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adj.
sen
senare, senast
[seːn]

late

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verb
vilja
vill, ville, velat, velad
[''vɪlja]

want

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verb
skola
skall/ska, skulle, skolat
[''skuːla]

must, be going to, want, shall

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verb
kunna
kan, kunde, kunnat
[''kɵna]

can, may

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conj.
och

[ɔk]

and

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conj.
innan

[ɪnan]

before

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subj.


[soː]

so

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num.
ett

[ɛtt]

one

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personal pron.
dig

[dɛj]

obj. 2nd person sing.

you

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adv.
aldrig

[''aldrɪ(g)]

never

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noun
barn (ett)
barnet, barn, barnen
[bɑːɳ]

child, kid

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adj.
många
fler, flest
[''mɔŋa]

several

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prep.
för

[fœːr]

for, to

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proper noun
Sverige

[svɛrjə]

sweden

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prep.
av

[ɑːv]

from, of

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dem

[dɛm] [dɔm]

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demonstrative pron.
den

[dɛn]

the, that, this

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demonstrative pron.
denna

[''dɛnːa]

this

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demonstrative pron.
detta

[''dɛtːa]

this

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personal pron.
dom

[dɔm]

coll.

they, them

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adv.
helt

[heːlt]

completely

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personal pron.
mig

[mɛj]

me

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reflexive pron.
sig

[sɛj]

oneself, himself, herself, itself, themselves

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verb
säga
säger, sade, sagt, sagd
[''sɛja]

say, tell

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prep.
under

[ɵndər]

under

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adv.
väl

[vɛːl]

well

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subj.
än

[ɛn]

than

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prep.
vid

[viː(d)] [vɪ]

by

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att

[at]

infinitive marker

to

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indefinite pron.
man

[man]

one, you

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adv.
nog

[nuːg]

enough, probably, indeed, truly

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possesive pron.
sin

[sɪn]

reflexie possessive pronoun

his, hers, its, theirs

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adv.
väl

[vɛl]

probably, I guess, right

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sen

[sɛn]

coll.

then, later

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