Swedish Adjectives

Welcome to the second Swedish lesson about adjectives. This time we will first learn about colors, followed by grammar rules, then weather expressions, finally a conversation in Swedish to help you practice your daily phrases.

black
black Audio
svart
grey
grey Audio
grå
white
white Audio
vit
blue
blue Audio
blå
green
green Audio
grön
yellow
yellow Audio
gul
red
red Audio
röd
brown
brown Audio
brun

Adjectives Grammar Rules

In general adjectives are words which describe or modify another person or object in a given sentence. For example: a beautiful flower the adjective is [beautiful] because it describes the noun [flower]. The following examples use adjectives in different ways and places to demonstrate how they behave in a sentence.

Grammar Rules
Swedish
my house is white
[noun + adjective]
mitt hus är vitt Audio
your country is big
[noun + adjective]
ert land är stort Audio
new books are expensive
[plural + adjective]
nya böcker är dyra Audio
we are happy here
[pronoun + verb + adjective]
vi är glada här Audio
she has three small dogs
[adjective + plural]
hon har tre små hundar Audio
this language is very easy
[adverb + adjective]
detta språk är mycket lätt Audio
I have a small green house
[adjective + adjective]
jag har ett litet växthus Audio

We're not done yet! The following is a list of more adjectives for you, often used when referring to weather conditions. I think it would be wise to memorize them.

cold
cold Audio
kallt
hot
hot Audio
hett
cloudy
cloudy Audio
molnigt
rainy
rainy Audio
regnar
snowy
snowy Audio
snöar
sunny
sunny Audio
soligt
windy
windy Audio
blåsigt
warm
warm Audio
varmt

Conversation in Swedish

Now we finally reach the most exciting part, the practice of the daily expressions used in almost every conversation. I recommend memorizing these phrases, because you will need them for sure.

English
Swedish
hi
hej! Audio
how are you?
hur mår du? Audio
I'm good, thank you
jag mår bra, tack! Audio
and you?
och du? Audio
what is your name?
vad heter du? Audio
my name is Maya
mitt namn är maya Audio
nice to meet you
trevligt att träffas! Audio

I hope you enjoyed this lesson about adjectives in Swedish. If you have any question about this lesson please contact me here. The next lesson is below.

Swedish Alphabet   Swedish Alphabet

Swedish Nouns   Swedish Nouns



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