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Autumn Vocab List – Swedish Posted by on Oct 2, 2012 in Vocabulary

Fall is here. Officially it’s been here for a while, but as the leaves fall from the trees, the days get shorter, and the temperatures get just a bit cooler, it’s time to take a look at some of the common words used to describe the fall. So, without further ado, here is list with twenty-five vocabulary words/phrases to work on in the coming days.

Good luck!



en höst autumn
ett träd a tree
ett löv a leaf
att falla to fall
kall cold
att regna to rain
en temperatur a temperature
färgrik colorful
färgglad colorful
röd red
gul yellow
orange orange
grön green
ställ klockan tillbaka en timme turn the clock back one hour
en jacka a jacket
en gummistövel a rubber boot
en dag a day
kortare shorter
en natt a night
längre longer
ett äpple an apple
en kantarell a chanterelle
en paj a pie
en gryta a stew
en soppa a soup


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About the Author: Marcus Cederström

Marcus Cederström has been writing for the Transparent Swedish Blog since 2009. He has a Bachelor's Degree in Scandinavian Studies from the University of Oregon, a Master's Degree in Scandinavian Studies from the University of Wisconsin–Madison, and a PhD in Scandinavian Studies and Folklore from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He has taught Swedish for several years and still spells things wrong. So, if you see something, say something.