AskDefine | Define Swedish

Dictionary Definition

Swedish adj : of or relating to or characteristic of Sweden or its people or culture or language; "the Swedish King"; "Swedish punch"; "Swedish umlauts" n : a Scandinavian language that is the official language of Sweden and one of two official languages of Finland

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  • , /ˈswiːdɪʃ/, /"swi:dIS/

Proper noun

  1. The language of Sweden and Åland (an autonomous part of Finland). Swedish is also one of the two official languages of Finland, spoken by 6% of the citizens. A very small minority in Estonia has Swedish as their mother tongue.




  1. Of or pertaining to Sweden.
  2. Of or pertaining to the Swedish language.

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of or pertaining to Sweden
of or pertaining to the Swedish language
  • Finnish: ruotsinkielinen
  • Japanese: スウェーデン語
  • Norwegian: svensk
  • Romanian: suedez, suedeză
  • Spanish: sueco, sueca
  • Swedish: svensk, svenskspråkig

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Extensive Definition

Swedish may refer to:
This generally does not include Swedish-speaking Finns.
Swedish in Bengali: সুয়েডীয়
Swedish in Danish: Svensk (flertydig)
Swedish in German: Schwedisch
Swedish in French: Suédois (homonymie)
Swedish in Italian: Svedese
Swedish in Simple English: Swedish
Swedish in Swedish: Svensk
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