Nouns

Swedish Lesson 11 (Nouns and Jobs)

Duration: 30 mins

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This 11th lesson teaches an important part of speech aspect in Swedish which is the noun. Also included is a list of vocabulary about jobs and finally some common phrases. I will try to give examples using both vocabulary and grammar. That way it will be easy for you to see the words when they are separate and when they are in a sentence. Going through the whole page should take about 30 min. Make sure to read the pronunciation and hear the audio as well. If you have any question about this course, please email me directly at Swedish Classes.

Nouns

Nouns are the most used words in Swedish. They consist of about 35% of part of speech in term of usage. They can help describe living creatures, objects, places, actions, qualities, states of existence, or ideas.

Below is a list of some nouns that you might come across or use very often. That includes some singular and plural forms, as well as feminine and masculine forms. The table contains 3 columns (English, Swedish, and Audio). Make sure you repeat each word after hearing it by either clicking on the audio button or by reading the pronunciation. That should help with memorization as well as improving your pronunciation.

Nouns in Swedish

Nouns Swedish Audio
Catkatt
Doghund
Womankvinna
Womenkvinnor
Mothermor
Sistersyster
Shoesskor
Socksstrumpor
Bookbok
Booksböcker
Starsstjärnor
Sunsol

The following are nouns used in a full sentence. That way you will be able to use the word not only by itself but embedded in a structure.

Swedish Nouns in a Sentence

English Swedish Audio
I have a dogjag har en hund
I speak ItalianJag talar italienska
I live in AmericaJag bor i Amerika
This is my wifeDet här är min fru
This is my husbandDet här är min man
Can you close the door?Kan du stänga dörren?

Questions?

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Vocabulary List about Jobs

Below is a list of jobs and occupations in Swedish. At the end of the list, there will be examples where those terms are used in a sentence.

Jobs in Swedish

ActorSkådespelare
ActressSkådespelerska
Artistkonstnär
Businessmanaffärsman
Doctorläkare
Engineeringenjör
Nursesjuksköterska
PolicemanPolis
Singersångare
Studentelev
Teacherlärare
Translatoröversättare

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Daily Conversation in Swedish

Finally, a list of some commonly used phrases. For a complete list of commonly used sentences, please visit our Swedish Phrases page. Enjoy!

Common Expressions in Swedish

English Swedish Audio
He is a policemanHan är polis
I have a long experienceJag har en lång erfarenhet
I'm a new employeejag är nyanställd
I'm an artistJag är en konstnär
I'm looking for a jobJag letar efter ett jobb
She is a singerhon är sångerska
What's that called in French?Vad heter det på franska?
I have a reservationJag har en reservation
I have to goJag måste gå
Where do you live?Var bor du?
Spanish is easy to learnSpanska är enkelt att lära sig

Fun Facts

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Congratulations! You finished your 11th lesson in Swedish about nouns, and jobs. Are you ready for the next lesson? We recommend Swedish Lesson 12. You can also simply click on one of the links below or go back to our Learn Swedish homepage.

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