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HEN Posted by on Jan 31, 2017

Hen is a new pronoun in Swedish. It is a gender neutral pronoun that many people mean was needed very much to fill a hole in the Swedish language. The purpose of the pronoun isn’t to gender-neutralize a person but more like not revealing gender in cases when you don’t want to, or not important…

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Saying Please in Swedish Posted by on Jan 31, 2017

Last week, we learned several different ways to say thank you in the creatively titled post, Saying Thank You in Swedish. When you’re learning a new language, all of those polite words can really come in handy. So let’s take a look at how to say please in Swedish. You don’t. I’m kidding. Kind of…

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Saying Thank You in Swedish Posted by on Jan 25, 2017

As you learn a new language, it’s handy to have a few words in your vocabulary pretty early on. Learning a couple of variations on “thank you” is a good start. There are a lot of different ways to say “thank you” in Swedish so let’s take a look at a few examples. The first…

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Celebrate the New Year in Swedish Posted by on Jan 3, 2017

Hej, kära läsare! It’s that time of year again – the New Year! Some people will have New Year’s resolutions, which to them mean a lot and are a great way to get motivated to try something new or get back to something old, whereas other people prefer to carry on as usual without any…

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