Swedish Lesson 7 (Negation and Human Body)

Duration: 30 mins

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Lesson number 7 teaches an important aspect in Swedish which is negation. I'm also including a list of vocabulary about the human body, and finally a conversation about getting to know someone. 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.


Negation is the opposite of an affirmative statement. So basically any negative expression such as "no", "never" "nothing" etc. Knowing how to use the negation form could help you double the number of expressions you could use in a sentence.

Here are some negation expressions that you might come across or use very often. 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.

Negation in Swedish

Negation Swedish Audio
Not yetinte än
No oneingen
No longerinte längre
Cannotkan inte
Should notborde inte

Now we will try to implement some of the negative expressions above into full Swedish sentences. That way you will be able to use the word not only by itself but embedded in a structure.

Swedish Negation in a Sentence

English Swedish Audio
Don't worry!Oroa dig inte!
I cannot remember the wordJag kan inte komma ihåg ordet
I do not speak JapaneseJag pratar inte japanska
I don't know!jag vet inte
I'm not fluent in Italian yetJag pratar inte flytande italienska ännu
I'm not interested!Jag är inte intresserad!
No one here speaks GreekIngen här pratar grekiska
No problem!Inga problem!
This is not correctDet här är inte korrekt
This is wrongDet här är fel
We don't understandVi förstår inte
You should not forget this worddu borde inte glömma det här ordet


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Vocabulary List about the Human Body

Below is a list of 20 words related to human body. If you can memorize them by heart, you might be able to communicate to your doctor if you have amy pain or discomfort.

Human Body List in Swedish

Body Swedish Audio


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Daily Conversation in Swedish

Finally, a list of commonly used expressions about getting to know someone for the first time. For a complete list of commonly used sentences, please visit our Swedish Phrases page. Enjoy!

Common Expressions in Swedish

English Swedish Audio
He feels with his handHan känner med sin hand
I smell with my noseJag luktar med näsan
She has beautiful eyesHon har vackra ögon
She tastes with her tongueHon smakar med sin tunga
We see with our eyesVi ser med våra ögon
You hear with your earsDu hör med dina öron
How old are you?Hur gammal är du?
I'm (twenty, thirty...) Years oldJag är (tjugo, trettio...) år gammal
Are you married?Är du gift?
Do you have children?Har du barn?
I have to goJag måste gå
I will be right back!Jag kommer strax tillbaka!

Fun Facts

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Congratulations! You finished your 7th lesson in Swedish about negation, and the human body. Are you ready for the next lesson? We recommend Swedish Lesson 8. You can also simply click on one of the links below or go back to our Learn Swedish homepage.

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