- of or relating to Sweden, its inhabitants, or their language.
- the people of Sweden collectively.
- a Germanic language, the language of Sweden and parts of Finland, closely related to Danish and Norwegian. Abbreviation: Sw
Origin of Swedish
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Examples from the Web for swedish
An 18-year-old Swedish rapper/Internet meme has inspired legions of impressionable teens to get based in bucket hats.
His first language was Russian, then he learned Swedish, but chooses to perform in monosyllabic broken English.
According to Adoflsson, the tradition is nothing more than good vs. evil, set in a quaint Swedish town.Sweden’s Burning Christmas Goat
December 25, 2014
The whole thing's in Swedish and clearly not to Hitchcock's taste.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days
December 13, 2014
He also wrote the single, “Divine Sorrow,” with Swedish DJ Avicii to help raise money for (RED).Wyclef Jean Talks Lauryn Hill, the Yele Haiti Controversy, and Chris Christie
November 20, 2014
He falls at Ravenswood, in the battle against the Swedish king, Ongenþew, 2925.Beowulf
I hired a young Swedish girl and began to feel that I knew where I was.The Harbor
We should all be so delighted to hear how a Swedish—or Norwegian, is it?Tales From Two Hemispheres
Hjalmar Hjorth Boysen
Five Norwegian ships, three Swedish and one Danish ship were sunk.Submarine Warfare of To-day
Charles W. Domville-Fife
It stands on the site of a blockhouse erected by the Swedish settlers in 1677.The Colonial Architecture of Philadelphia
- of, relating to, or characteristic of Sweden, its people, or their language
- the official language of Sweden, belonging to the North Germanic branch of the Indo-European family: one of the two official languages of Finland
- the Swedish (functioning as plural) the people of Sweden collectively
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Word Origin and History for swedish
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