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Basics

Hello

God dag

[good dahg]

Hello. (informal)

Hej

[hay]

How are you?

Hur m?r du?

[hoor mor doo]

Fine, thank you

Tack, jag m?r bra

[tack, yag moor brah]

What is your name?

Vad heter du?

[vaad hay-tehr doo]

My name is

Jag heter

[yag hay-tehr]

Nice to meet you

Trevligt att tr?ffa dig

[trayv-leet at treh-fa day]

Thank you

Tack

[tack]

You`re welcome

Var s? god

[vahr sho good]

Yes

Ja

[yah]

No

Nej

[nay]

Excuse me. (getting attention)

Urs?kta

[oor-sehk-ta]

Excuse me. (begging pardon)

F?rl?t

[fur lowt]

I`m sorry

Jag ?r ledsen

[yaag ay lessen]

Goodbye

Adj?

[a-juuh]

Goodbye (informal)

Hej d?

[hay doe]

I can`t speak `Swedish`

Jag kan inte tala `svenska`

[yaag can eenteh taahla svenskah]

Do you speak English?

Talar du engelska?

[taahlar doo engelskah]

Is there someone here who speaks English?

Finns det n?gon h?r som talar engelska

[feens day noegon hair som talar engelskah]

Help!

Hj?lp!

[yelp]

Look out!

Se upp

[say oop]

Good morning

God morgon

[good morron]

Good evening

God eftermiddag

[good eftermeedag]

Good night

God kv?ll

[good kvell]

Good night (to sleep)

God natt

[good natt]

I don`t understand

Jag f?rst?r inte

[yag fur stor eenta]

Where is the toilet?

Var ?r toaletten?

[vahr ay twa-lett-en]

Problems

Leave me alone

L?mna mig ifred

[lehm-na may ee-frehd]

Don`t touch me!

R?r mig inte

[rerr may in-the]

I`ll call the police

Jag ringer polisen

[yahg reenger poolee-sen]

Police!

Polis!

[poolees]

Stop! Thief!

Stopp! Tjuv!

[stop! schoove!]

I need your help

Jag beh?ver din hj?lp

[yahg behoever deen yelp]

It`s an emergency

Det ?r ett n?dl?ge

[dat ehr ett noedleh-ge]

I`m lost

Jag ?r vilse

[yahg ehr veel-seh]

I lost my bag

Jag har tappat bort min v?ska

[yahg haar tapp-att boort meen vess-ka]

I lost my wallet

Jag har f?rlorat min pl?nbok

[yag haar furlooratt meen plohnbook]

I`m sick

Jag m?r illa

[yag mohr ill-ah]

I`ve been injured

Jag ?r skadad

[yahg ehr skaadaad]

I need a doctor

Jag beh?ver en doktor

[yahg behoever en dock-toor]

Can I use your phone?

F?r jag l?na din telefon?

[fohr yahg lohna deen telle-fohn]

Numbers

1

En/ett

[en/ett]

2

tv?

[tfoo]

3

tre

[trah]

4

fyra

[feera]

5

fem

[fahm]

6

sex

[sax]

7

sju

[hwoo]

8

?tta

[otha]

9

nio

[neeo]

10

tio

[teeo]

11

elva

[ahlvaa]

12

tolv

[tohlv]

13

tretton

[traahtoon]

14

fjorton

[fioortoon]

15

femton

[famtton]

16

sexton

[saxtoon]

17

sjutton

[hwootoon]

18

arton

[ahrtoon]

19

nitton

[neetoon]

20

tjugo

[shoogoo]

21

tjugoett

[shoogoo ett]

22

tjugotv?

[shoogo tfoo]

23

tjugotre

[shoogo trah]

30

trettio

[thra tee]

40

fyrtio

[fur tee]

50

femtio

[fam tee]

60

sextio

[sax tee]

70

sjuttio

[hwoo tee]

80

?ttio

[oo tee]

90

nittio

[nee tee]

100

ett hundra

[at hoondrah]

175

ett hundra sjuttiofem

[at hoondrah shoo tee fam]

200

tv? hundra

[tfoo hoondrah]

300

tre hundra

[trah hoondrah]

1000

ett tusen

[at toosan]

2000

tv? tusen

[tfoo toosan]

1.000.000

En miljon

[ahn millyoon]

number

nummer

[noomer]

half

halv/halvt/halva

[hahlv/hahlft/hahlva]

less

mindre/mindre ?n

[meendrah/meendrah ehn]

more

mer/mer ?n

[mehr/mehr ehna]

Time

now

nu

[noo]

later

senare

[seenareh]

before

f?re

[fureh]

morning

morgon

[mohrgon]

afternoon

eftermiddag

[ehftermeedag]

evening

kv?ll

[kvehll]

night

natt

[nat]

Clock time

What time is it?

Vad ?r klockan?

[vahd ahr clockan]

one o`clock AM

Klockan 1

[clockan ett]

two o`clock AM

Klockan 2

[clockan tfoo]

noon

eftermiddag

[after meedagh]

one o`clock PM

Klockan 13

[clockan traahtoon]

two o`clock PM

Klockan 14

[clockan fioortoon]

midnight

Midnatt

[meed nat]

quarter to

Kvart i

[qvahrt ee]

1;30 pm

Halv tv?

[hahlv tvoo]

Duration

minute/minutes (ago)

minut/minuter (sedan)

[meenoot/meenootar(sahdahn)]

hour/hours (ago)

timme/timmar (sedan)

[teemah/teemahr (sahdahn)]

day/days (ago)

dag/dagar (sedan)

[daag/daagahr (sahdahn)]

week/weeks (ago)

vecka/veckor (sedan)

[vacka/vackor (sahdahn)]

month/months (ago)

m?nad/m?nader

[moonad/moonadar (sahdahn)]

year/years (ago)

?r/?r (sedan)

[ohr/ohr (sahdahn)]

Days

today

idag

[ee dag]

tonight

inatt

[ee nat]

yesterday

ig?r

[ee goor]

yesternight

ig?r natt

[ee goor nat]

the day before yesterday

i f?rrg?r

[ee fur goor]

tomorrow

imorgon

[ee moor goon]

the day after tomorrow

i ?vermorgon

[ee uh vahr moorgoon]

this week

denna vecka

[dehn a vecka]

last week

f?rra veckan

[fur a veckan]

next week

n?sta vecka

[nesta vecka]

Sunday

S?ndag

[sun daag]

Monday

M?ndag

[moon daag]

Tuesday

Tisdag

[tees daag]

Wednesday

Onsdag

[oons daag]

Thursday

Torsdag

[toors daag]

Friday

Fredag

[fraah daag]

Saturday

L?rdag

[lur daag]

Months

January

Januari

[yaan oo ah ree]

February

Februari

[fab roo ah ree]

March

Mars

[maas]

April

April

[aa preel]

May

Maj

[my]

June

Juni

[yoo nee]

July

Juli

[yoo lee]

August

Augusti

[ao goo stee]

September

September

[sap tam bahr]

October

Oktober

[ohk too bahr]

November

November

[noo vam baar]

December

December

[dah sam baar]

Colors

black

svart

[svaahrt]

white

vit

[veet]

gray

gr?

[groo]

red

r?d

[rud]

blue

bl?

[bloo]

yellow

gul

[gool]

green

gr?n

[grun]

orange

orange/brandgul

[ohrahnj/braahnd gool]

purple

lila/purpur/violett

[leela/poorpoor/veeo lat]

brown

brun

[broon]

Transportation/Bus and train

How much is a ticket to?

Vad kostar en biljett till?

[vahd koostaar ahn beeljat teel]

One ticket to, please

En biljett till, tack

[ahn beel-jat teel, tac]

Where does this train go?

Vart g?r detta t?g?

[vahrt goor dat a toog]

Where does this bus go?

Vart g?r denna buss?

[vahrt goor dahna boos]

Where is the train/bus to?

Var ?r t?get/bussen till?

[vahr ahr toogat/boosan teel]

Does this train/bus stop in?

Stannar t?get/bussen i?

[staanar toogat/boosan ee]

When does the train/bus forleave?

N?r ?ker t?get/bussen till?

[nahr oocar toogat/boosan teel]

When will this train/bus arrive in?

N?r kommer t?get/bussen till?

[nahr coomer toogat/boosan teel]

Directions

How do I get to?

Hur kommer jag till?

[hoor koomar yag teel]

...the railway station?

...j?rnv?gsstationen?

[jaahrn vaags stat ee oo nahn]

...the bus station?

..bussh?llplatsen/busstationen?

[boos hool plat sahn/ boos stat ee oo nahn]

...the airport?

...flygplatsen?

[fleeg plat sahn]

...downtown?

centrum?

[sehntrohm]

...the youth hostel?

...vandrarhemmet?

[vahndrahrhehmeht]

...thehotel?

...hotellet?

[hootahlat]

...the American/Canadian/ Australian/British consulate?

...det amerikanska/kanadensiska/ australiensiska/brittiska konsulatet?

[dat americansca/canadansisca/ aoostraaleeansisca/bree-tee-sca consoolahtat]

Where are there a lot of...

Var finns det m?nga...

[vahr feens dat moonga]

...hotels?

...hotell?

[hoo tahl]

...restaurants?

...restauranger?

[rastoorangar]

...bars?

...barer?

[baa rar]

...sites to see?

...sev?rdheter?

[sehvahrdheheter]

Can you show me on the map?

Kan du visa mig p? kartan?

[can doo veesa may poo car-taan]

street

gata/gatan

[gaataa/gaataan]

Turn left

G? till v?nster

[goo teel vanster]

Turn right

G? till h?ger

[goo teel hug ar]

left

v?nster

[vanster]

right

h?ger

[hug ar]

over there

d?r borta

[dahr boortaa]

straight ahead

rakt fram?t

[raakt frahmoot]

towards the

mot

[moot]

past the

f?rbi

[fur bee]

before the

fore

[fur ahe]

Watch for the

Titta efter/Kolla efter

[tee taa ahefter/cohla ahefter]

intersection

v?gkorsning

[vahg koor sning]

north

norr

[nohr]

south

syd

[seed]

east

?st

[ust]

west

v?st

[vahst]

uphill

uppe p? berget/ p? berget

[oopah poo baryat/poo baryat]

downhill

nedanf?r berget/ i dalen / vid bergets fot

[nahdan fur baryat/ ee dalahn/ veed baryats foot]

Taxi

Taxi!

Taxi!

[tah ksee]

Take me to, please

K?r mig till, ?r ni sn?ll

[chur may teel,ahr nee snall]

How much does it cost to get to?

Vad kostar det att ?ka till?

[vaad coostar dat at ooka teel]

Take me there, please

Ta mig dit, ?r ni sn?ll

[tah may deet, ahr nee snall]

Lodging

Do you have any rooms available?

Finns det n?gra rum lediga?

[feens dat noogra room ladiga]

How much is a room for one person/two/three/four people?

Vad kostar ett rum f?r en person/tv?/tre/fyra personer

[vahd koostar at room fur ahn pahrsoon/tfoo/trah/feera parsoonar]

Does the room come with...

Inkluderas ... i rummet

[ehnkluhdehras ... ee roomat]

...bedsheets?

...lakan?

[laa can]

...a bathroom?

...ett badrum?

[at baahd room]

...a telephone?

...en telefon?

[ahn tahlephoon]

...a TV?

...en TV?

[ahn teh veh]

May I see the room first?

F?r jag se rummet f?rst?

[fohr yag seh roomat first]

Do you have anything smaller?

Finns det n?got mindre?

[feens dat noogot meendra]

...bigger?

...st?rre?

[stuh rah]

...cleaner?

...renare?

[rehnara]

...cheaper?

...billigare?

[beelee gaa rah]

OK, I`ll take it

OK, jag tar det

[oh-key, yag taar dat]

I will stay fornight (nights)

Jag stannarnatt (n?tter)

[yag stahnahrnat (natar)]

Can you suggest another hotel?

Kan du f?resl? ett annat hotell?

[can doo fur-ah-sloo at ahnat hohtahl]

Do you have a safe?

Har du ett kassask?p?

[hahr doo at cassascope]

...lockers?

...l?sbara sk?p?

[loosbahra scope]

Is breakfast/supper included?

F?ljer frukost/kv?llsmat (kv?llsmat can also be called middag) med?

[fuhl yer froo-kost/ kvahlsmat (meedag) mehd]

What time is breakfast/supper?

N?r ?r frukost/kv?llsmat (middag)?

[nehr are froo-kost/kvahlsmat (meedag)]

Please clean my room

G?r rent mitt rum, ?r ni sn?ll

[yur rent meet room,ehr nee snahl]

Can you wake me at?

Kan du v?cka mig klockan?

[can doo vacka may clockan]

I want to check out

Jag vill checka ut

[yag veel chaca oot]

Money

Do you accept British pounds?

Tar ni brittiska pund?

[taar nee bree-tee-sca poond]

Do you accept American/Australian/Canadian dollars?

Tar ni amerikanska/australiensiska/ kanadensiska Dollar?

[taar nee americansca/

aoostraalyenseesca dollar]

Do you accept Euro?

Tar ni euro?

[taar nee euro]

Do you accept credit cards?

Tar ni kreditkort?

[taar nee crahdeetcoort]

Can you change money for me?

Kan ni v?xla pengar ?t mig?

[can nee vacslaa pahngar oot may]

Where can I get money changed?

Var kan jag v?xla pengar?

[vahr can yag vacslaa pahngar]

Can you change a traveler`s check for me?

Kan du v?xla en resecheck ?t mig?

[can doo vacslaa ahn rehsah chac oht may]

Where can I get a traveler`s check changed?

Var kan jag v?xla en resecheck?

[vahr can yag vacslaa ahn rehsah chac]

What is the exchange rate?

Vad ?r v?xelkursen?

[vahd ehr vehcsehl coorsahn]

Where is the nearest automatic teller machine (ATM)?

Var ligger den n?rmast bankomaten?

[vahr leegehr dehn neermsta baancomaten]

Eating

A table for one person/two people, please

Ett bort f?r en/tv?, tack

[at boord fur ahn/tfoo , tac]

Can I look at the menu, please?

F?r jag se p? menyn, tack?

[foor yag seh poo meh-neen taak]

Can I look in the kitchen?

Kan jag titta i k?ket?

[can yag tee-ta ee chu-keht]

Is there a house specialty?

Finns det en husets special?

[feens dat ehn hoosats spahsee-ahl]

Is there a local specialty?

Finns det en lokal specialitet?

[feens dat ehn loocal spahsee-ahlitee]

I`m a vegetarian

Jag ?r vegetarian

[yag ahr vehgehtahreean]

I`m a vegan

Jag ?r vegan

[yag ahr vehgaan]

I don`t eat pork

Jag ?ter inte fl?skk?tt

[yag ehtahr eentah flahsc-shut]

I don`t eat beef

Jag ?ter inte n?tk?tt

[yag ehtahr eentah nut-shut]

I only eat kosher food

Jag ?ter bara koshermat

[yag ehter bahra koshermaht]

Can you make it "lite", please?

Jag vill ha det l?tt tack

[yag veel hah deht laht tac]

? la carte

? la carte

[ahla cahrt]

breakfast

frukost

[froocost]

lunch

lunch

[loons]

tea

te

[teh]

supper

middag

[meedag]

I want

Jag vill ha

[yag veel ha]

chicken

kyckling

[shoo cleeng]

beef

biff/n?tk?tt

[beeff/nut-shut]

fish

fisk

[feesc]

ham

skinka

[sheenca]

sausage

korv

[coorv]

cheese

ost

[oost]

eggs

?gg

[egg]

salad/salat

sallad

[sahlad]

(fresh) vegetables

(f?rska) gr?nsaker

[(fehrsca)grun sahcehr]

(fresh) fruit

(f?rsk) frukt

[(fehrsc) frooct]

bread

br?d

[brud]

toast

toast/rostat br?d med sm?r/rostat br?d

[toast/roostat brud mahd smur/ roostat brud]

noodles

nudlar

[noodlar]

rice

ris

[rees]

beans

b?nor

[bun-oor]

May I have a glass of ?

Kan jag f? ett glas?

[can yag foo at glahs]

May I have a cup of?

Kan jag f? en kopp?

[can yag foo ahn cop]

May I have a bottle of?

Kan jag f? en flaska?

[can yag foo ahn flaasca]

coffee

kaffe

[ca-feh]

tea

te

[teh]

juice

jos

[yoos]

bubbly water

bubbelvatten

[boobehlvahtehn]

water

vatten

[vahtehn]

beer

?l

[uhl]

red/white wine

r?d/vitt vin

[rud/veet veen]

May I have some?

Kan jag f? lite?

[can yag foo leeteh]

salt

salt

[sahlt]

black pepper

svartpeppar

[svart pehppar]

butter

sm?r

[smur]

Excuse me, waiter?

Urs?kta, hovm?starn!

[oorsacta, hoovmastarn]

I`m finished

Jag ?r klar

[yag ahr clahr]

It was delicious

Det smakade utm?rkt

[deht smahcade utmehrct]

Please clear the plates

Ta bort faten, tack

[tah boort fahten tac]

The check, please

Notan, tack

[nootan, tac]

Shopping

Do you have this in my size?

Har ni den h?r i min storlek?

[haar nee dan hahr ee meen stoorlehc]

How much is this?

Vad kostar den?

[vahd coostahr dan]

That`s too expensive

Det ?r f?r dyrt

[dat ar fur deert]

Would you take?

Tar ni?

[taar nee]

expensive

dyr/dyrt, dyra

[deer/deert, deerah]

cheap

billig/billigt, billiga

[bee leegh/bee leegt bee leegah]

I don`t want it

Den vill jag inte ha

[dan veel yag eenta haa]

You`re cheating me

Du lurar mig

[doo loorar may]

I`m not interested

Jag ?r inte intresserad

[yag ahr eenta eentrahsehrad]

OK, I`ll take it

Jag tar den!

[yag tahr dan]

Can I have a paper bag?

Kan jag f? en pappersp?se?

[can yag foo ahn pahpahrs-poosa]

Can I have a plastic bag?

Kan jag f? en plastp?se?

[can yag foo ahn plahst-poosa]

Do you ship overseas?

Skickar ni till utlandet?

[shickaar nee teel ootlandat]

Do you ship?

Skickar ni varor?

[shickaar nee vaaroor]

I need...

Jag beh?ver...

[yag be-huv-ehr]

...toothpaste

...tandkr?m

[tahnd-crehm]

...a toothbrush

...en tandborste

[ehn tahnd-boor-sta]

...soap

...tv?l

[tvool]

...shampoo

...schampo

[shahm-poo]

Authority

I haven`t done anything wrong

Jag har inte gjort n?got fel

[yag haar eenta yoor noogoot fehl]

It was a misunderstanding

Det var ett missf?rst?nd

[dat vaar at mees-fur-stoond]

Where are you taking me?

Vart tar du mig?

[vaart taar doo may]

Am I under arrest?

?r jag arresterad?

[ehr yag arehstehrad]

I want to talk to a lawyer

Jag vill tala med en advokat

[yag veel tahla mad ehn ahdvoocaht]






 


 
 
 


 
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