1000 most common Swedish words

Here is a list of the most common words in the Swedish language. This list can be filtered by word type (nouns, adjectives, etc.. ) by clicking on the buttons below.

List of the most common Swedish vocabulary words

  1. en [determiner] (a)
  2. och [conjunction] (and)
  3. i [preposition] (in)
  4. att [particle] (that)
  5. vara [verb] (to be) This is the most common verb in this Swedish frequency dictionary.
  6. den [pronoun] (it)
  7. [preposition] (on)
  8. som [pronoun] (as) Many Swedish vocabulary words come from Old Norse, the language spoken during the Viking area. This common Swedish word comes from the Old Norse word “sem”.
  9. ha [verb] (to have) This is the 2nd most common verb in this Swedish frequency dictionary.
  10. för [preposition] (for)
  11. med [preposition] (with)
  12. av [preposition] (of)
  13. jag [pronoun] (I) In most languages, including Swedish, personal pronouns are among the most common vocabulary words.
  14. till [preposition] (to) This common Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “til”.
  15. vi [pronoun] (we)
  16. inte [particle] (not)
  17. om [preposition] (about)
  18. sig [pronoun] (oneself) This Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “sik”.
  19. kunna [verb] (to be able to)
  20. skola [verb] (shall)
  21. [adverb] (so) This is the first adverb appearing in this Swedish frequency dictionary. See here for a guide to Swedish adverbs.
  22. men [conjunction] (but)
  23. [verb] (to get)
  24. man [pronoun] (man)
  25. du [pronoun] (you)
  26. han [pronoun] (he)
  27. från [preposition] (from)
  28. de [pronoun] (they)
  29. bli [verb] (to become)
  30. komma [verb] (to come)
  31. mycket [adverb] (a lot) This Swedish word comes from the Old Norse word “mikill”.
  32. nu [adverb] (now) This common Swedish word comes from the Old Norse word “nú”.
  33. göra [verb] (to do)
  34. när [conjunction] (when)
  35. all [determiner] (all)
  36. någon [determiner] (someone)
  37. år [noun] (a year)
  38. denna [determiner] (this)
  39. under [preposition] (under)
  40. annan [adjective] (other)
  41. eller [conjunction] (or)
  42. ta [verb] (to take)
  43. [verb] (to go) This Swedish word comes from the Old Norse word “ganga”.
  44. säga [verb] (to say)
  45. bra [adjective] (good) This Swedish word originates from the French word “brave”.
  46. stor [adjective] (big, great)
  47. efter [preposition] (after)
  48. hon [pronoun] (she)
  49. här [adverb] (here)
  50. finnas [verb] (to exist, to be) This common Swedish verb comes from the Old Norse word “finnask”.
  51. där [adverb] (there)
  52. se [verb] (to see)
  53. ny [adjective] (new)
  54. vid [preposition] (at)
  55. också [adverb] (also)
  56. även [adverb] (also)
  57. [adverb] (then)
  58. ut [adverb] (out) This Swedish word comes from the Old Norse word “út”.
  59. in [adverb] (in)
  60. hur [adverb] (how)
  61. vilja [verb] (want)
  62. lite [adverb] (a little)
  63. upp [adverb] (up) This Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “upp”.
  64. mot [preposition] (against) This common Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “mót”.
  65. över [preposition] (over)
  66. sedan [adverb] (then)
  67. dag [noun] (a day)
  68. bara [adverb] (only)
  69. vad [pronoun] (what)
  70. två [numeral] (two)
  71. än [conjunction] (than) This Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “enn”.
  72. sen [adverb] (late)
  73. tid [noun] (time)
  74. vilken [pronoun] (which) This common Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “hvílíkan”.
  75. Sverige [proper noun] (Sweden) Swedish is the language of Sweden, so it is therefore not surprising that this word is the most common proper noun in this Swedish frequency dictionary.
  76. ge [verb] (to give) This Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “gefa”.
  77. ingen [determiner] (no)
  78. del [noun] (part)
  79. hel [adjective] (whole)
  80. många [adjective] (many)
  81. utan [preposition] (without) This common Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “útan”. The Danish word “uden” and the Norwegian word “uten” which also mean “without”, have the same Old Norse origin.
  82. gång [noun] (walk) This Swedish word can mean not only "walk" but also an instance or a moment in time. An example is “första gången” which translates to “the first time”.
  83. ni [pronoun] (you) This word is a plural form of the word "you". In the past, it was also used to address one person in a formal way. In formal letters and notices, it is still used that way.
  84. enligt [preposition] (according to)
  85. svensk [adjective] (Swedish)
  86. liten [adjective] (little)
  87. person [noun] (person)
  88. tidig [adverb] (early) This common Swedish word comes from the Old Norse word “tíðligr”.
  89. måste [verb] (to must)
  90. behöva [verb] (to need) The origin of this Swedish verb is the noun “behov” with the addition of the suffix “-a”.
  91. ju [adverb] (well)
  92. barn [noun] (child) In the context of language learning, a word like this is called a “false friend” because it resembles a common English word, and yet it has a completely different meaning.
  93. olik [adjective] (different)
  94. börja [verb] (to start)
  95. flera [adjective] (several)
  96. tre [numeral] (three)
  97. visa [verb] (to show)
  98. land [noun] (a country)
  99. hålla [verb] (to hold, to keep)
  100. fram [adverb] (forward) This Swedish word comes from the Old Norse word “fram”.
  101. procent [noun] (percent)
  102. genom [preposition] (through)
  103. mellan [preposition] (between) This common Swedish word comes from the Old Norse word “miðlum”.
  104. bland [preposition] (among)
  105. skriva [verb] (to write)
  106. vecka [noun] (a week) Words which refer to units of time are common in most languages, and Swedish is no exception.
  107. hög [adjective] (high)
  108. själv [adjective] (self) This Swedish word comes from the Old Norse word “sjalfr”.
  109. inom [preposition] (within)
  110. både [conjunction] (both)
  111. stå [verb] (to stand) This common Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “stá”.
  112. ligga [verb] (to lie in a horizontal position)
  113. kommun [noun] (municipality)
  114. använda [verb] (to use)
  115. helt [adverb] (completely)
  116. fråga [noun] (question)
  117. plats [noun] (place)
  118. idag [adverb] (today)
  119. gälla [verb] (to be valid, to apply)
  120. innan [conjunction] (before) This Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “innan”.
  121. veta [verb] (to know)
  122. spela [verb] (to play) This common Swedish word comes from the Old Norse word “spila”.
  123. sätt [noun] (way)
  124. samt [conjunction] (and)
  125. tro [verb] (to believe) This word is a verb meaning “to believe” as well as a noun translating to “faith”. Someone can “tro something” (believe something) but someone can also “ha tro” (have faith).
  126. kanske [adverb] (perhaps)
  127. öka [verb] (to increase)
  128. egen [adjective] (unique, personal)
  129. fall [noun] (a case, an instance) This Swedish word comes from the Old Norse word “fall”.
  130. länge [adverb] (long)
  131. redan [adverb] (already)
  132. samma [determiner] (same) This common Swedish word comes from the Old Norse word “samr”.
  133. människa [noun] (a person)
  134. rätt [noun] (a right)
  135. bild [noun] (picture) This Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “bilæti”.
  136. gammal [adjective] (old)
  137. viktig [adjective] (important) This adjective is formed by adding the suffix “-ig” to the word “vikt”.
  138. tycka [verb] (to think)
  139. mången [pronoun] (many) This common Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “mangr”.
  140. krona [noun] (crown) The reason for this being a common Swedish word is that it refers to the currency used in Sweden.
  141. hitta [verb] (to find) This Swedish word comes from the Old Norse word “hitta”.
  142. dock [adverb] (though)
  143. hos [preposition] (at, near)
  144. igen [adverb] (again) This common Swedish word comes from the Old Norse word “í gegn”.
  145. företag [noun] (a company, an enterprise)
  146. fler [adjective] (more) This Swedish word means more units of something. The word can only be used when referring to a greater number of items, not more in mass.
  147. tänka [verb] (to think)
  148. ner [adverb] (down) This Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “niðr”.
  149. hem [adverb] (home)
  150. fortsätta [verb] (to continue)
  151. nära [adverb] (near)
  152. väg [noun] (road) Primarily translating to “road”, this common Swedish word is also used to express a path in an abstract way. For example, you would say there is “ingen väg ut” (no way out) or ask someone to “bana väg” (make way).
  153. varje [determiner] (each) This Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “hverr”.
  154. väldig [adverb] (very)
  155. just [adverb] (just)
  156. liv [noun] (life)
  157. lägga [verb] (to lay) This verb can be used when referring to the action of laying down an object or putting yourself or someone else to bed.
  158. svår [adjective] (difficult) This common Swedish word comes from the Old Norse word “svárr”.
  159. samtidig [adverb] (simultaneous)
  160. eftersom [conjunction] (because)
  161. väl [adverb] (well)
  162. värld [noun] (world)
  163. riktig [adverb] (real)
  164. fin [adjective] (fine) This common Swedish word originates from the French word “fin”.
  165. sitta [verb] (to sit)
  166. handla [verb] (to act)
  167. böra [verb] (should)
  168. tillbaka [adverb] (back)
  169. god [adjective] (good)
  170. lång [adjective] (long)
  171. därför [adverb] (therefore)
  172. fyra [numeral] (four)
  173. viss [adjective] (certain)
  174. alltid [adverb] (always)
  175. miljon [noun] (million)
  176. Stockholm [proper noun] (Stockholm) The capital of Sweden is the second most common proper noun in this Swedish frequency dictionary.
  177. ställa [verb] (to set)
  178. lämna [verb] (to leave)
  179. runt [adverb] (around)
  180. känna [verb] (to feel)
  181. månad [noun] (a month) This Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “mánaðr”.
  182. gärna [adverb] (gladly) This common Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “gjarna”.
  183. antal [noun] (number)
  184. åt [preposition] (for)
  185. ofta [adverb] (often) This Swedish word comes from the Old Norse word “oft”.
  186. snabb [adverb] (fast)
  187. bil [noun] (a car)
  188. arbeta [verb] (to work) The origin of this verb is the noun “arbete” to which the suffix “-a” has been added.
  189. klar [adjective] (ready, clear)
  190. match [noun] (match)
  191. försöka [verb] (to try) This Swedish verb is formed by adding the suffix “-a” to the word “försök”.
  192. regering [noun] (government) This noun is formed by adding the suffix “-ing” to the verb “regera”.
  193. sida [noun] (side)
  194. trots [preposition] (despite)
  195. kvinna [noun] (a woman) This common Swedish word comes from the Old Norse language. The Norwegian word “kvinne” and the Danish word “kvinde” which also mean “woman” have the same origin as this Swedish word.
  196. tillsammans [adverb] (together)
  197. åka [verb] (to go)
  198. dessutom [adverb] (in addition)
  199. lag [noun] (a law)
  200. möjlighet [noun] (a possibility, an opportunity)
  201. sak [noun] (thing) This Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “sǫk”. Similar forms of this vocabulary word are found in other nordic languages: “sak” in Norwegian and “sag” in Danish.
  202. slut [noun] (end)
  203. grund [noun] (ground, cause)
  204. berätta [verb] (to tell)
  205. skapa [verb] (to create)
  206. inför [preposition] (in)
  207. läsa [verb] (to read)
  208. nog [adverb] (enough) This common Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “nóg”.
  209. ännu [adverb] (yet)
  210. bygga [verb] (to build) This Swedish verb comes from the Old Norse word “byggja”. Icelandic, which is another language which derives from Old Norse has kept the original form “byggja”.
  211. aldrig [adverb] (never) This common Swedish word comes from the Old Norse word “aldri”. Norwegian, which is another language which comes from Old Norse, has kept the original form “aldri”.
  212. vanlig [adjective] (common) This Swedish word comes from the Old Norse word “vanaligr”. This same adjective is also found in the Norwegian language.
  213. mål [noun] (goal)
  214. följa [verb] (to follow)
  215. arbete [noun] (work)
  216. bort [adverb] (away) This common Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “burt”.
  217. ändå [adverb] (still)
  218. beslut [noun] (decision)
  219. enkel [adjective] (simple)
  220. hemma [adverb] (at home)
  221. kvar [adverb] (remaining) This Swedish word comes from the Old Norse word “kvirr”.
  222. köpa [verb] (to buy)
  223. nästa [adjective] (next) This common Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “næstr”.
  224. välja [verb] (to choose) This common Swedish verb has the same Old Norse origin as the Danish verb “vælge” and the Norwegian verb “velge”, both of which also mean “to choose”.
  225. innebära [verb] (to imply)
  226. vänta [verb] (to wait)
  227. problem [noun] (problem)
  228. lätt [adjective] (light)
  229. kort [adjective] (short)
  230. jobb [noun] (job)
  231. låta [verb] (to sound)
  232. hjälpa [verb] (to help)
  233. först [adverb] (first)
  234. ur [preposition] (from)
  235. kalla [verb] (to call)
  236. verkligen [adverb] (really) This adverb is formed by adding the suffix “-en” to the adjective “verklig”.
  237. lika [adverb] (equally)
  238. förra [adjective] (last)
  239. verksamhet [noun] (an activity) The origin of this Swedish noun is the adjective “verksam” with the addition of the suffix “-het”.
  240. stark [adjective] (strong)
  241. minska [verb] (to reduce) This Swedish word comes from the Old Norse word “minska”.
  242. nästan [adverb] (almost)
  243. bolag [noun] (a company) This Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “búlag”.
  244. kräva [verb] (to demand) This Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “krefja”.
  245. exempel [noun] (an example)
  246. område [noun] (an area)
  247. fortfarande [adverb] (still)
  248. polis [noun] (police)
  249. sista [adjective] (last)
  250. möjlig [adjective] (possible) This common Swedish word comes from the Old Norse word “mǫguligr”. In Danish and in Norwegian Bokmål, this adjective is spelled “mulig”.
  251. jobba [verb] (to work)
  252. stad [noun] (a city)
  253. fem [numeral] (five) This common Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “fimm”.
  254. varför [adverb] (why)
  255. ske [verb] (to happen)
  256. sätta [verb] (to put, to set)
  257. familj [noun] (family)
  258. höra [verb] (to hear)
  259. köra [verb] (to drive)
  260. ytterlig [adverb] (extreme) The origin of this adverb is the adjective “yttre” with the addition of the suffix “-lig”.
  261. hjälp [noun] (help)
  262. minut [noun] (minute)
  263. slå [verb] (hit)
  264. total [adverb] (total)
  265. erbjuda [verb] (to offer) This Swedish word originates from the German word “erbieten”.
  266. leda [verb] (to lead)
  267. lokal [adjective] (local)
  268. ställe [noun] (a place)
  269. resa [noun] (a travel)
  270. dom [pronoun] (judgment)
  271. pengar [noun] (money)
  272. dra [verb] (to drag, to pull)
  273. vidare [adverb] (further)
  274. folk [noun] (a people)
  275. kväll [noun] (evening) This Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “kveld”.
  276. ung [adjective] (young)
  277. säsong [noun] (a season)
  278. bok [noun] (book)
  279. utanför [preposition] (outside)
  280. timme [noun] (an hour)
  281. alltså [adverb] (thus)
  282. fast [adverb] (fixed)
  283. henne [pronoun] (her)
  284. hus [noun] (a house)
  285. hända [verb] (to happen)
  286. hoppas [verb] (to hope)
  287. par [noun] (a couple)
  288. precis [adverb] (precisely) This Swedish word comes from the French word “précis”.
  289. söka [verb] (to search)
  290. resultat [noun] (result)
  291. hård [adverb] (hard)
  292. låg [adjective] (low)
  293. direkt [adverb] (directly)
  294. säker [adjective] (safe)
  295. hand [noun] (hand)
  296. dålig [adjective] (bad) This common adjective describes something that is of low quality. It can be translated as “bad”, but unlike the English meaning of the word it only refers to quality and isn’t used to describe something undesirable or evil.
  297. lära [verb] (to teach)
  298. kring [preposition] (around)
  299. pris [noun] (price)
  300. betala [verb] (to pay)
  301. sommar [noun] (a summer) This Swedish word comes from the Old Norse word “sumar”.
  302. början [noun] (beginning) This noun is formed by adding the suffix “-an” to the verb “börja”.
  303. fungera [verb] (to function) This Swedish word comes from the German word “fungieren”.
  304. information [noun] (information)
  305. uppgift [noun] (a task)
  306. mitt [noun] (middle) This common Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “miðr”.
  307. via [preposition] (via)
  308. före [preposition] (before)
  309. flytta [verb] (to move)
  310. snart [adverb] (soon)
  311. personal [noun] (staff)
  312. form [noun] (a form)
  313. mena [verb] (to mean)
  314. verka [verb] (to act)
  315. öppna [verb] (to open)
  316. film [noun] (film)
  317. elev [noun] (pupil)
  318. samhälle [noun] (a society)
  319. känna [verb] (to feel)
  320. medan [conjunction] (while)
  321. kund [noun] (customer) This Swedish word originates from the German word “kund”.
  322. per [preposition] (per)
  323. risk [noun] (risk)
  324. leva [verb] (to live)
  325. emot [adverb] (against)
  326. ganska [adverb] (quite)
  327. långt [adverb] (far)
  328. faktisk [adverb] (actual) This Swedish adverb is formed by adding the suffix “-isk” to the noun “faktum”.
  329. helg [noun] (a weekend) This common Swedish noun comes from the Old Norse term “helgr”.
  330. skada [noun] (damage)
  331. passa [verb] (to fit)
  332. plan [noun] (a surface)
  333. smitta [verb] (infect)
  334. svar [noun] (response) This Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “svar”.
  335. anse [verb] (consider)
  336. påverka [verb] (to influence)
  337. istället [adverb] (instead)
  338. vatten [noun] (water) This Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “vatn”.
  339. allt [adverb] (all, everything)
  340. ute [adverb] (out)
  341. bakom [preposition] (behind)
  342. båda [adjective] (both)
  343. grupp [noun] (group)
  344. prata [verb] (to talk)
  345. ibland [adverb] (sometimes)
  346. extra [adjective] (extra)
  347. situation [noun] (a situation)
  348. mat [noun] (food)
  349. tydlig [adjective] (clear) The origin of this adjective is the verb “tyda” to which the suffix “-lig” has been added.
  350. sluta [verb] (to stop)
  351. typ [noun] (type)
  352. hund [noun] (a dog)
  353. full [adjective] (full)
  354. ja [interjection] (yes)
  355. förslag [noun] (a proposal)
  356. utveckling [noun] (development) The origin of this Swedish noun is the verb “utveckla” with the addition of the suffix “-ing”.
  357. ekonomisk [adjective] (economic) The origin of this Swedish adjective is the noun “ekonomi” to which the suffix “-isk” has been added.
  358. region [noun] (region)
  359. ihop [adverb] (together)
  360. klara [verb] (to manage) This common Swedish word doesn't just have a double meaning; it has a triple meaning. As a verb, it can mean “to manage”, and as an adjective it can mean either “clear” or “completed”.
  361. namn [noun] (name)
  362. starta [verb] (to start)
  363. Malmö [proper noun] (Malmö) This is the name of a major Swedish city, and it is the third most common proper noun in this Swedish frequency dictionary.
  364. skicka [verb] (to send)
  365. förstå [verb] (to understand)
  366. bo [verb] (to reside, to stay)
  367. [verb] (to reach)
  368. rolig [adjective] (funny) This common Swedish word comes from the Old Norse word “róligr”.
  369. utveckla [verb] (to develop)
  370. titta [verb] (to look)
  371. endast [adverb] (only)
  372. behov [noun] (a need)
  373. stöd [noun] (support)
  374. framför [preposition] (in front of)
  375. tio [numeral] (ten) This Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “tíu”.
  376. drabba [verb] (to affect) This Swedish verb essentially means “to affect” in a negative way. It is never used when referring to a positive effect.
  377. fel [adjective] (wrong)
  378. heller [adverb] (neither)
  379. myndighet [noun] (authority) The origin of this Swedish noun is the adjective “myndig” with the addition of the suffix “-het”.
  380. miljard [noun] (billion)
  381. sjukhus [noun] (hospital)
  382. sex [numeral] (six)
  383. positiv [adjective] (positive)
  384. mamma [noun] (mom)
  385. Göteborg [proper noun] (Gothenburg) This is the name of a major Swedish city, and it is the 4th most common proper noun in this Swedish frequency dictionary.
  386. natt [noun] (a night)
  387. tala [verb] (to speak)
  388. söndag [noun] (Sunday)
  389. social [adjective] (social)
  390. träffa [verb] (to meet)
  391. enda [adjective] (single)
  392. öppen [adjective] (open)
  393. höst [noun] (autumn)
  394. död [noun] (death)
  395. mars [noun] (March)
  396. klocka [noun] (clock) This Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “klokka”.
  397. dryg [adverb] (rough)
  398. meddela [verb] (to notify)
  399. sakna [verb] (to miss) This Swedish word comes from the Old Norse word “sakna”.
  400. var [adverb] (where)
  401. framtid [noun] (future)
  402. klubb [noun] (club)
  403. genomföra [verb] (to carry out, to accomplish, to complete)
  404. planera [verb] (to plan)
  405. äta [verb] (to eat)
  406. ca [adverb] (about) An abbreviation for the Swedish word “cirka”, which means “about” or “approximately”. It is used for rounding up or down numbers.
  407. växa [verb] (to grow) This common Swedish word comes from the Old Norse word “vaxa”.
  408. jämföra [verb] (to compare)
  409. bruka [verb] (use)
  410. varandra [pronoun] (each other)
  411. egentligen [adverb] (actually) This adverb is formed by adding the suffix “-en” to the adjective “egentlig”.
  412. samla [verb] (to collect)
  413. fredag [noun] (Friday) This common Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “frjádagr”.
  414. tur [noun] (lucky)
  415. politisk [adjective] (political) This adjective is formed by adding the suffix “-isk” to the noun “politik”.
  416. spelare [noun] (player) This noun is formed by adding the suffix “-are” to the verb “spela”.
  417. tack [noun] (thank) This Swedish word comes from the Old Norse word “þǫkk”.
  418. val [noun] (a choice)
  419. läge [noun] (a position, a location)
  420. produkt [noun] (product)
  421. president [noun] (a president)
  422. räkna [verb] (to count) This Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “reikna”.
  423. därmed [adverb] (thus)
  424. ord [noun] (word)
  425. möta [verb] (to meet)
  426. röra [verb] (to move)
  427. cirka [adverb] (about)
  428. lördag [noun] (Saturday)
  429. vem [pronoun] (who) This Swedish word comes from the Old Norse word “hveim”.
  430. spel [noun] (a game)
  431. dela [verb] (to share)
  432. stänga [verb] (to close) This common Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “stengja”.
  433. rum [noun] (room)
  434. testa [verb] (to try, to test)
  435. torsdag [noun] (Thursday)
  436. fylla [verb] (to fill)
  437. vinna [verb] (to win)
  438. politik [noun] (politics)
  439. vacker [adjective] (beautiful)
  440. ansvar [noun] (responsibility)
  441. tag [noun] (a grip)
  442. måndag [noun] (Monday)
  443. krav [noun] (a requirement) This common Swedish word comes from the Old Norse word “krefja”.
  444. vård [noun] (care) This Swedish word comes from the Old Norse word “varða”.
  445. anledning [noun] (reason)
  446. särskilt [adverb] (particularly)
  447. tvinga [verb] (to force) This common Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “þvinga”.
  448. stanna [verb] (to stay)
  449. speciell [adverb] (special)
  450. samband [noun] (connection)
  451. igenom [preposition] (through) This common Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “í gegnum”.
  452. kontakt [noun] (a contact)
  453. tisdag [noun] (Tuesday)
  454. massa [noun] (a mass)
  455. åtgärd [noun] (an action)
  456. lycka [noun] (happiness, joy)
  457. rapportera [verb] (to report) The origin of this verb is the noun “rapport” to which the suffix “-era” has been added.
  458. möte [noun] (meeting) This common Swedish word comes from the Old Norse word “mót”.
  459. hamna [verb] (to end up) The origin of this verb is the noun “hamn” with the addition of the suffix “-a”.
  460. ens [adverb] (even)
  461. maj [noun] (May)
  462. musik [noun] (music)
  463. glad [adjective] (happy)
  464. medlem [noun] (a member)
  465. steg [noun] (a step)
  466. svara [verb] (to reply)
  467. bidra [verb] (to contribute)
  468. roll [noun] (role)
  469. färg [noun] (color)
  470. april [noun] (April)
  471. onsdag [noun] (Wednesday) This Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “óðinsdagr”.
  472. amerikansk [adjective] (American)
  473. ned [adverb] (down) This Swedish word comes from the Old Norse word “niðr”.
  474. ingå [verb] (include)
  475. juni [noun] (June)
  476. chans [noun] (chance)
  477. tävling [noun] (a competition) This noun is formed by adding the suffix “-ing” to the verb “tävla”.
  478. period [noun] (a period)
  479. häst [noun] (a horse)
  480. gilla [verb] (to like)
  481. fantastisk [adjective] (fantastic)
  482. internationell [adjective] (international)
  483. patient [noun] (a patient)
  484. konstatera [verb] (to ascertain)
  485. Europa [proper noun] (Europe)
  486. ljus [noun] (light)
  487. främst [adverb] (mainly)
  488. känsla [noun] (feeling)
  489. presentera [verb] (to present) This Swedish word originates from the French word “présenter”.
  490. meter [noun] (meter)
  491. förälder [noun] (a parent) This Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “forellri”.
  492. fri [adjective] (free)
  493. ifrån [preposition] (from) This common Swedish word comes from the Old Norse word “frá”.
  494. vit [adjective] (white)
  495. slag [noun] (blow)
  496. byta [verb] (to change, to exchange)
  497. driva [verb] (drive)
  498. januari [noun] (January)
  499. marknad [noun] (market) This common Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “markaðr”.
  500. förening [noun] (association) The origin of this Swedish noun is the verb “förena” with the addition of the suffix “-ing”.
  501. kraftig [adverb] (strong) This Swedish adverb is formed by adding the suffix “-ig” to the noun “kraft”.
  502. sälja [verb] (to sell)
  503. lägenhet [noun] (apartment)
  504. tyvärr [adverb] (unfortunately) This Swedish word comes from the Old Norse word “því verr”.
  505. igår [adverb] (yesterday) This common Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “í gær”.
  506. kul [adjective] (fun)
  507. utbildning [noun] (education) This Swedish noun is formed by adding the suffix “-ning” to the verb “utbilda”.
  508. däremot [adverb] (however)
  509. Anders [proper noun] (Anders)
  510. kris [noun] (crisis)
  511. hotell [noun] (hotel) This common Swedish word originates from the French word “hôtel”.
  512. Kina [proper noun] (China)
  513. poäng [noun] (a point)
  514. misstänkt [adjective] (suspicious)
  515. uppge [verb] (to state)
  516. anställd [noun] (employee)
  517. stat [noun] (a state)
  518. annars [adverb] (otherwise)
  519. restaurang [noun] (a restaurant) This common Swedish word originates from the French word “restaurant”.
  520. lösning [noun] (solution) This word is related to the verb “lösa” meaning “to solve” which also appears in this list of the most common Swedish words..
  521. morgon [noun] (a morning)
  522. butik [noun] (shop)
  523. ändra [verb] (to change)
  524. september [noun] (September)
  525. tillfälle [noun] (moment) While this word can be used to describe any moment, it often describes an opportune moment and in certain contexts it may even be translated to “chance” or “opportunity”. However, the word is always literally referring to a point in time.
  526. omkring [adverb] (around) This Swedish word comes from the Old Norse word “umkring”.
  527. digital [adjective] (digital)
  528. pappa [noun] (dad)
  529. boende [noun] (residence)
  530. delta [verb] (to participate)
  531. Johan [proper noun] (Johan)
  532. igång [adverb] (in motion, running)
  533. släppa [verb] (to release)
  534. kropp [noun] (body)
  535. liksom [preposition] (like)
  536. skillnad [noun] (difference)
  537. intresse [noun] (interest)
  538. kyrka [noun] (a church)
  539. effekt [noun] (effect)
  540. blogg [noun] (blog) This Swedish word is a borrowing of the English word “blog”. The reason for the double consonant, is that Swedish spelling uses double consonants to indicate that the preceding vowel is short.
  541. besked [noun] (information)
  542. tills [conjunction] (until)
  543. exempelvis [adverb] (for example) The origin of this adverb is the noun “exempel” to which the suffix “-vis” has been added.
  544. hemsida [noun] (website)
  545. samarbete [noun] (cooperation)
  546. pågå [verb] (to proceed)
  547. träna [verb] (to practice, to train)
  548. därefter [adverb] (thereafter)
  549. vår [noun] (spring)
  550. rad [noun] (line)
  551. stoppa [verb] (to stop)
  552. ren [adjective] (clean)
  553. besök [noun] (a visit)
  554. kunskap [noun] (knowledge) This noun is formed by adding the suffix “-skap” to the verb “kunna”.
  555. perfekt [adjective] (perfect)
  556. avsluta [verb] (finish) In most contexts, this word does not mean to complete something but to finish up or bring an end to it. For example, to “avsluta träningen” would not mean to “complete the training” but rather to “end the training.”
  557. övrig [adjective] (other)
  558. brott [noun] (crime)
  559. Andersson [proper noun] (Andersson) The origin of this Swedish proper noun is the name “Anders” with the addition of the suffix “-son”. See here for a guide to Scandinavian names.
  560. dit [adverb] (there)
  561. heta [verb] (hot)
  562. miljö [noun] (environment) This is a word which the Swedish language has borrowed from French. The original French word is “milieu” and it features among the most common French words.
  563. oktober [noun] (October)
  564. trevlig [adjective] (nice)
  565. november [noun] (November)
  566. känd [adjective] (known)
  567. betyda [verb] (to mean)
  568. augusti [noun] (August)
  569. rapport [noun] (a report)
  570. tidning [noun] (a newspaper) This common Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “tíðindi”.
  571. alls [adverb] (at all)
  572. december [noun] (December)
  573. kolla [verb] (to check)
  574. beskriva [verb] (to describe)
  575. nej [interjection] (no)
  576. uppdrag [noun] (an assignment)
  577. gemensam [adjective] (common) This adjective is formed by adding the suffix “-sam” to the word “gemen”.
  578. ordförande [noun] (chairman)
  579. inne [adverb] (in) This Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “inni”.
  580. älska [verb] (to love) Not only is this a common Swedish vocabulary word, it is also very useful. For related words, see this article on Swedish love and dating phrases.
  581. lösa [verb] (to solve)
  582. normal [adjective] (normal) The origin of this adjective is the noun “norm” with the addition of the suffix “-al”.
  583. tjänst [noun] (a service)
  584. hantera [verb] (to manage)
  585. sjuk [adjective] (sick)
  586. uppleva [verb] (to experience) This word is formed as a combination of the Swedish adverb “upp” which means “up”, together with the verb “leva” which means “to live”. Both of these are common Swedish words which appear in this list.
  587. alternativ [noun] (alternative)
  588. intressant [adjective] (interesting)
  589. kostnad [noun] (cost)
  590. ungefär [adverb] (approximately) This Swedish word is a borrowing of the German word “ungefähr”.
  591. bestå [verb] (to consist)
  592. förutsättning [noun] (condition) This noun is formed by adding the suffix “-ning” to the verb “förutsätta”.
  593. nivå [noun] (level) This common Swedish word, despite its Scandinavian spelling, comes from the French word “niveau”.
  594. bank [noun] (a bank)
  595. varm [adjective] (warm) This Swedish vocabulary word is almost the same as the corresponding English word. The difference in spelling is representative of a more general pattern: the letter ‘w’ is rarely used in Swedish.
  596. råd [noun] (advice)
  597. allvarlig [adjective] (serious)
  598. härlig [adjective] (lovely)
  599. innehålla [verb] (to contain)
  600. hittills [adverb] (so far)
  601. besöka [verb] (to visit)
  602. äga [verb] (to own)
  603. regel [noun] (rule)
  604. stund [noun] (while) This Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “stund”.
  605. förlora [verb] (to lose)
  606. tillgång [noun] (an asset, a supply)
  607. besluta [verb] (to decide)
  608. start [noun] (a start)
  609. ond [adjective] (evil) This Swedish word comes from the Old Norse word “vándr”.
  610. text [noun] (text)
  611. hinna [verb] (to have time to do something) This common Swedish word comes from the Old Norse word “hinna”.
  612. föra [verb] (to bring)
  613. håll [noun] (a station)
  614. erfarenhet [noun] (experience) This noun is formed by adding the suffix “-het” to the adjective “erfaren”.
  615. februari [noun] (February)
  616. system [noun] (a system)
  617. spår [noun] (a trace)
  618. strax [adverb] (immediately)
  619. bekräfta [verb] (to confirm) This Swedish word comes from the German word “bekräften”.
  620. ringa [verb] (to call)
  621. bestämma [verb] (to determine)
  622. hälsa [noun] (health)
  623. förutom [preposition] (except)
  624. sjukdom [noun] (disease) This common Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “sjúkdómr”.
  625. sju [numeral] (seven) This Swedish word comes from the Old Norse word “sjau”.
  626. såväl [conjunction] (both)
  627. insats [noun] (a stake)
  628. utredning [noun] (an investigation) This noun is formed by adding the suffix “-ning” to the verb “utreda”.
  629. träning [noun] (exercise)
  630. tanke [noun] (thought)
  631. organisation [noun] (an organization)
  632. skydda [verb] (to protect)
  633. kommande [adjective] (coming)
  634. mängd [noun] (an amount)
  635. stiga [verb] (to rise)
  636. publik [noun] (an audience)
  637. rak [adjective] (straight)
  638. material [noun] (a material)
  639. förklara [verb] (to explain)
  640. parti [noun] (party) This common Swedish word originates from the French word “partie”.
  641. bero [verb] (to depend)
  642. halv [adjective] (half) This common Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “halfr”.
  643. skog [noun] (forest)
  644. central [adjective] (central)
  645. projekt [noun] (project)
  646. siffra [noun] (a figure)
  647. gräns [noun] (border) This common Swedish word originates from the German word “Grenze”. See this list of the most common German words .
  648. modell [noun] (a model)
  649. kosta [verb] (to cost)
  650. be [verb] (to pray)
  651. ej [particle] (not) This common word may translate to “not”, but this isn’t the expected word to use in causal speech. Instead, it’s often seen on warning signs and on labels as well as in more formal documents.
  652. län [noun] (a county)
  653. inlägg [noun] (post)
  654. djup [adjective] (deep)
  655. fokus [noun] (a focus)
  656. djur [noun] (animal)
  657. önska [verb] (to wish)
  658. ena [adjective] (one)
  659. kurs [noun] (course)
  660. kritik [noun] (criticism)
  661. privat [adjective] (private)
  662. bostad [noun] (residence)
  663. Skåne [proper noun] (Scania) This is the name of the most southern county of Sweden.
  664. Peter [proper noun] (Peter)
  665. mycken [adjective] (much) This common Swedish word comes from the Old Norse word “mikinn”.
  666. klass [noun] (class)
  667. juli [noun] (July)
  668. ledning [noun] (management) This noun is formed by adding the suffix “-ning” to the word “leda”.
  669. nöjd [adjective] (satisfied)
  670. vända [verb] (to turn)
  671. förändring [noun] (change) The origin of this noun is the verb “förändra” with the addition of the suffix “-ing”.
  672. riskera [verb] (to risk) This Swedish word comes from the French word “risquer”.
  673. aktiv [adjective] (active)
  674. höja [verb] (to raise)
  675. personlig [adjective] (personal) This Swedish adjective is formed by adding the suffix “-lig” to the noun “person”.
  676. liknande [adjective] (similar)
  677. förbättra [verb] (to improve)
  678. underbar [adjective] (wonderful)
  679. förändra [verb] (to change)
  680. åtta [numeral] (eight)
  681. självklar [adjective] (obvious)
  682. rest [noun] (rest)
  683. bred [adjective] (wide)
  684. chef [noun] (manager)
  685. räcka [verb] (to reach)
  686. otrolig [adverb] (incredible)
  687. hämta [verb] (to fetch)
  688. utföra [verb] (to perform)
  689. oavsett [adverb] (regardless)
  690. fatta [verb] (to take)
  691. döma [verb] (to judge)
  692. borta [adverb] (away) This Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “brottu”.
  693. avtal [noun] (agreement)
  694. grov [adjective] (rough)
  695. mark [noun] (ground)
  696. betydlig [adverb] (significant) The origin of this Swedish adverb is the verb “betyda” to which the suffix “-lig” has been added.
  697. ålder [noun] (age)
  698. kr [noun] (kr) This is an abbreviation for “kronor”, directly translating to “crowns” but most commonly referring to the Swedish currency, SEK.
  699. kontakta [verb] (to contact)
  700. införa [verb] (to introduce)
  701. kvartal [noun] (a quarter) This common Swedish word originates from the German word “Quartal”.
  702. kraft [noun] (a force) This common Swedish word comes from the Old Norse word “kraptr”.
  703. spännande [adjective] (exciting)
  704. huvud [noun] (head) This Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “hǫfuð”.
  705. sol [noun] (sun)
  706. röst [noun] (voice)
  707. Anna [proper noun] (Anna)
  708. [verb] (to may)
  709. aktivitet [noun] (an activity) The origin of this noun is the adjective “aktiv” with the addition of the suffix “-itet”.
  710. leverera [verb] (to deliver)
  711. fort [adverb] (fast)
  712. tillräcklig [adverb] (sufficient)
  713. undvika [verb] (to avoid)
  714. aktuell [adjective] (current) This common Swedish word originates from the French word “actuel”.
  715. tappa [verb] (to drop, to lose) This is a Swedish verb with two possible meanings depending on the context you find it. It can mean “to drop”, but it can also mean “to lose”. In the latter case, the noun being referred to is usually not a physical thing.
  716. finna [verb] (to find)
  717. koppla [verb] (to connect)
  718. sova [verb] (to sleep)
  719. nämligen [adverb] (namely)
  720. sprida [verb] (to spread)
  721. lärare [noun] (a teacher) This noun is formed by adding the suffix “-are” to the word “lära”.
  722. offentlig [adjective] (public) This common Swedish word comes from the German word “öffentlich”. German and Swedish are languages which share a number of similarities.
  723. samtal [noun] (a call)
  724. Johansson [proper noun] (Johansson)
  725. syfte [noun] (purpose)
  726. eventuell [adjective] (possible)
  727. beroende [adjective] (dependent) This adjective is related to the verb “bero” meaning “to depend” which also appears in this Swedish frequency dictionary.
  728. tuff [adjective] (tough)
  729. lyssna [verb] (to listen)
  730. nationell [adjective] (national)
  731. allmän [adjective] (general)
  732. vän [noun] (a friend)
  733. fira [verb] (to celebrate)
  734. brist [noun] (lack)
  735. utifrån [preposition] (based)
  736. alldeles [adverb] (quite)
  737. absolut [adverb] (absolutely)
  738. enskild [adjective] (individual)
  739. Stefan [proper noun] (Stephen)
  740. teknik [noun] (a technique)
  741. bjuda [verb] (to invite)
  742. gott [adverb] (good)
  743. kontroll [noun] (control)
  744. kommentar [noun] (comment)
  745. respektive [adverb] (respectively)
  746. knappt [adverb] (hardly)
  747. rädda [verb] (to save)
  748. affär [noun] (business) This common Swedish word originates from the French word “affaire”. See this list of the most common French words.
  749. allra [adverb] (of) This Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “allr”.
  750. snygg [adjective] (handsome)
  751. född [adjective] (born) This word is related to the verb “föda” meaning “to give birth to” which is also found in this list of the most common Swedish words.
  752. grön [adjective] (green)
  753. ungdom [noun] (youth)
  754. negativ [adjective] (negative)
  755. tips [noun] (a tip)
  756. framåt [adverb] (forward)
  757. Norge [proper noun] (Norway)
  758. son [noun] (son)
  759. relation [noun] (relation)
  760. buss [noun] (a bus)
  761. försök [noun] (attempt)
  762. rikta [verb] (to direct)
  763. storlek [noun] (size) The origin of this Swedish noun is the adjective “stor” with the addition of the suffix “-lek”.
  764. iväg [adverb] (away)
  765. global [adjective] (global) The origin of this adjective is the noun “glob” with the addition of the suffix “-al”.
  766. svart [adjective] (black)
  767. försäljning [noun] (a sale) The origin of this Swedish noun is the verb “försälja” which means “to sell”, plus the suffix “-ning” which serve to create a noun from a verb.
  768. utställning [noun] (exhibition) The origin of this noun is the verb “utställa” with the addition of the suffix “-ning”.
  769. skäl [noun] (reason)
  770. hänga [verb] (to be suspended)
  771. ensam [adjective] (alone) This Swedish adjective is formed by adding the suffix “-sam” to the word “en”.
  772. lugn [adjective] (calm) This Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “lygn”.
  773. inleda [verb] (initiate)
  774. förskola [noun] (preschool)
  775. natur [noun] (nature)
  776. avstånd [noun] (a distance)
  777. hoppa [verb] (to jump)
  778. Danmark [proper noun] (Denmark) Denmark is a neighboring country to Sweden and their languages are very similar. See this comparison of Swedish and Danish.
  779. särskild [adjective] (special)
  780. satsa [verb] (to invest) The origin of this Swedish verb is the noun “sats” with the addition of the suffix “-a”.
  781. Tyskland [proper noun] (Germany) This word comes from the Swedish adjective “tysk” which means “German” combined with the word “land” which means “country”.
  782. skön [adjective] (beautiful) This is a frequently used Swedish word which has the same origin as the German word “schön”.
  783. effektiv [adjective] (efficient)
  784. värd [adjective] (host)
  785. vuxen [adjective] (adult) This word is related to the verb “växa” meaning “to grow” which is also found in this list of the most common Swedish words.
  786. märka [verb] (mark)
  787. fysisk [adjective] (physical)
  788. följd [noun] (sequence)
  789. konsekvens [noun] (a consequence) This Swedish word originates from the French word “conséquence”.
  790. läkare [noun] (a doctor) The origin of this noun is the verb “läka” to which the suffix “-are” has been added.
  791. Spanien [proper noun] (Spain)
  792. historia [noun] (history)
  793. imorgon [noun] (tomorrow)
  794. dels [conjunction] (partly)
  795. ledare [noun] (a leader) The origin of this noun is the word “leda” with the addition of the suffix “-are”.
  796. oro [noun] (unrest, agitation)
  797. styra [verb] (to control)
  798. pressmeddelande [noun] (a press release)
  799. publicera [verb] (to publish)
  800. vänster [noun] (left)
  801. universitet [noun] (university)
  802. sjukvård [noun] (healthcare)
  803. dator [noun] (computer) This Swedish noun is formed by adding the suffix “-or” to the noun “data”.
  804. seger [noun] (victory) This Swedish word comes from the Old Norse word “sigr”.
  805. dygn [noun] (day)
  806. diskutera [verb] (to discuss)
  807. uppmana [verb] (to urge)
  808. sköta [verb] (to attend to)
  809. missa [verb] (to miss)
  810. förstås [adverb] (of course)
  811. inträffa [verb] (to occur)
  812. undra [verb] (to wonder) This common Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “undra”.
  813. kvalitet [noun] (quality)
  814. nio [numeral] (nine) This Swedish word comes from the Old Norse word “níu”.
  815. topp [noun] (top) This common Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “toppr”.
  816. tung [adjective] (heavy) This Swedish word comes from the Old Norse word “þungr”.
  817. undersökning [noun] (an investigation)
  818. band [noun] (band)
  819. nödvändig [adjective] (necessary) This common Swedish word originates from the German word “notwendig”.
  820. värde [noun] (value) This common Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “verðr”.
  821. agera [verb] (to act)
  822. bit [noun] (bit) This Swedish word comes from the Old Norse word “biti”.
  823. unik [adjective] (unique)
  824. våga [verb] (to dare) This common Swedish word comes from the Old Norse word “vága”.
  825. placera [verb] (to place) This common Swedish word comes from the French word “placer”.
  826. Gud [proper noun] (God)
  827. upptäcka [verb] (to discover)
  828. dörr [noun] (door)
  829. behandling [noun] (treatment) This Swedish noun is formed by adding the suffix “-ing” to the verb “behandla”.
  830. Lund [proper noun] (Lund) This word is the name of a Swedish city which is located in the province of Skåne.
  831. ägare [noun] (owner) The origin of this Swedish noun is the word “äga” with the addition of the suffix “-are”.
  832. byggnad [noun] (a building) This noun is formed by adding the suffix “-nad” to the verb “bygga” which means “to build”.
  833. köra [verb] (to drive)
  834. vinst [noun] (a profit)
  835. hjärta [noun] (heart)
  836. hållbar [adjective] (durable) The origin of this Swedish adjective is the verb “hålla” with the addition of the suffix “-bar”. That suffix corresponds to the English suffix “-able” and it serves to create an adjective from a noun or a verb.
  837. senast [adverb] (last)
  838. sänka [verb] (to lower)
  839. enbart [adverb] (only)
  840. Uppsala [proper noun] (Uppsala) This word is the name of a Swedish city which is located near Stockholm, and which is famous for its university.
  841. kläder [noun] (clothes) This Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “klæði”.
  842. någonsin [adverb] (ever)
  843. lyfta [verb] (to lift)
  844. bryta [verb] (to break)
  845. Nilsson [proper noun] (Nilsson) The origin of this Swedish proper noun is the proper noun “Nils” to which the suffix “-son” has been added.
  846. populär [adjective] (popular)
  847. teknisk [adjective] (technical)
  848. naturlig [adjective] (natural) The origin of this Swedish adjective is the noun “natur” to which the suffix “-lig” has been added.
  849. fastighet [noun] (a property)
  850. billig [adjective] (cheap) This word’s antonym is “dyr” which means “expensive”. It also appears in this Swedish frequency dictionary.
  851. numera [adverb] (nowadays)
  852. befinna [verb] (to be located at)
  853. sträcka [noun] (a distance)
  854. uppstå [verb] (to arise)
  855. bedöma [verb] (to judge) This common Swedish word comes from the German word “beurteilen”.
  856. artikel [noun] (an article)
  857. utgöra [verb] (to constitute)
  858. omfattande [adjective] (comprehensive, extensive) This adjective is related to the verb “omfatta” meaning “to include” which is also found in this list of the most common Swedish words.
  859. kärlek [noun] (love) This common Swedish word comes from the Old Norse word “kærleikr”.
  860. vardag [noun] (weekday)
  861. falla [verb] (to fall)
  862. ämne [noun] (subject)
  863. kök [noun] (kitchen)
  864. klassisk [adjective] (classical)
  865. Finland [proper noun] (Finland) Finland is a neighboring country to Sweden, but their languages are very different. See this comparison of Swedish and Finnish.
  866. tal [noun] (number) This Swedish word comes from the Old Norse word “tal”.
  867. södra [adjective] (southern)
  868. förhållande [noun] (relationship)
  869. Erik [proper noun] (Eric)
  870. funktion [noun] (function)
  871. nyligen [adverb] (recently) This adverb is formed by adding the suffix “-en” to the adjective “nylig”.
  872. peka [verb] (to point)
  873. hav [noun] (a sea)
  874. båt [noun] (a boat)
  875. spara [verb] (to save)
  876. föreslå [verb] (to propose)
  877. rekommendation [noun] (a recommendation) The origin of this Swedish noun is the verb “rekommendera” to which the suffix “-tion” has been added.
  878. vinter [noun] (winter)
  879. bransch [noun] (an industry)
  880. behandla [verb] (to treat)
  881. köp [noun] (to buy)
  882. fundera [verb] (ponder)
  883. tjej [noun] (girl)
  884. studie [noun] (a study)
  885. dyr [adjective] (expensive)
  886. nät [noun] (network)
  887. gäst [noun] (a guest) This Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “gestr”.
  888. reda [adverb] (ready) This common Swedish word comes from the Old Norse word “reiða”.
  889. anpassa [verb] (to adapt)
  890. Frankrike [proper noun] (France)
  891. ekonomi [noun] (economy)
  892. enorm [adjective] (huge) This Swedish word originates from the French word “énorme”.
  893. forskning [noun] (research) The origin of this Swedish noun is the verb “forska” to which the suffix “-ning” has been added.
  894. bakgrund [noun] (background)
  895. idé [noun] (idea)
  896. fart [noun] (speed)
  897. fotboll [noun] (football)
  898. tillhöra [verb] (to belong to)
  899. utmaning [noun] (a challenge) The origin of this Swedish noun is the verb “utmana” to which the suffix “-ning” has been added.
  900. säkerhet [noun] (security) This noun is formed by adding the suffix “-het” to the adjective “säker”.
  901. vikt [noun] (weight)
  902. student [noun] (a student)
  903. avgöra [verb] (to determine)
  904. promenad [noun] (a walk) The origin of this Swedish word is the French word “promenade”.
  905. nedan [adverb] (below) This common Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “neðan”.
  906. energi [noun] (energy)
  907. debatt [noun] (a debate) This common Swedish word comes from the French word “débat”.
  908. tysk [adjective] (German) This Swedish word comes from the Old Norse word “þýðverskr”.
  909. jul [noun] (Christmas)
  910. deltagare [noun] (participant) This noun is formed by adding the suffix “-are” to the verb “deltaga”.
  911. centrum [noun] (centre)
  912. statlig [adjective] (state) The origin of this adjective is the noun “stat” with the addition of the suffix “-lig”.
  913. bilda [verb] (to form)
  914. modern [adjective] (modern)
  915. hit [adverb] (here)
  916. Maria [proper noun] (Mary)
  917. nyhet [noun] (news) The origin of this word is the adjective “ny” which means “new”, and which also appears in this Swedish frequency dictionary. It is turned into a noun by adding the suffix “-het”.
  918. bana [noun] (path)
  919. röd [adjective] (red)
  920. jord [noun] (soil)
  921. tävla [verb] (to compete) This common Swedish word comes from the Old Norse word “tefla”.
  922. å [preposition] (on)
  923. rekommendera [verb] (to recommend)
  924. katt [noun] (cat)
  925. trafik [noun] (traffic)
  926. lopp [noun] (race)
  927. resurs [noun] (a resource)
  928. design [noun] (a design)
  929. ange [verb] (enter) This common Swedish word originates from the German word “angeben”.
  930. flicka [noun] (a girl)
  931. fixa [verb] (to fix)
  932. dotter [noun] (daughter)
  933. verklighet [noun] (reality)
  934. naturligtvis [adverb] (of course) This adverb is formed by adding the suffix “-vis” to the adjective “naturligt”.
  935. ingenting [pronoun] (nothing)
  936. avgörande [adjective] (decisive) This word is related to the verb “avgöra” meaning “to determine” which also appears in this Swedish frequency dictionary.
  937. produktion [noun] (production) The origin of this noun is the verb “producera” with the addition of the suffix “-tion”.
  938. kallad [adjective] (called)
  939. makt [noun] (power) This common Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “makt”.
  940. minnas [verb] (to remember)
  941. hot [noun] (a threat)
  942. process [noun] (process)
  943. nämna [verb] (to mention)
  944. ben [noun] (bone, leg)
  945. orsaka [verb] (to cause) The origin of this verb is the noun “orsak” with the addition of the suffix “-a”.
  946. gata [noun] (street)
  947. boll [noun] (a ball)
  948. förvänta [verb] (to expect)
  949. olycka [noun] (accident)
  950. verk [noun] (a work) This Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “verk”.
  951. plötslig [adverb] (sudden) This Swedish word comes from the German word “plötzlich”.
  952. historisk [adjective] (historical) This adjective is formed by adding the suffix “-isk” to the noun “historia”.
  953. faktum [noun] (a fact) This word comes from the Latin term “factum”. Although Swedish is a Germanic language and not a Latin-based language, there are still a few Swedish vocabulary words which come from Latin.
  954. förmåga [noun] (ability)
  955. trygg [adjective] (safe) This common Swedish word comes from the Old Norse word “tryggr”.
  956. lön [noun] (salary) This common Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “laun”.
  957. skatt [noun] (tax) This Swedish word comes from the Old Norse word “skattr”.
  958. hyra [verb] (to rent)
  959. lunch [noun] (a lunch)
  960. höger [noun] (right)
  961. Fredrik [proper noun] (Frederick)
  962. pass [noun] (passport)
  963. Per [proper noun] (Per)
  964. tåg [noun] (a train)
  965. fördel [noun] (advantage)
  966. säng [noun] (a bed)
  967. motsvarande [adjective] (corresponding)
  968. mörk [adjective] (dark)
  969. telefon [noun] (phone)
  970. princip [noun] (principle)
  971. trött [adjective] (tired)
  972. kommunal [adjective] (municipal) The origin of this adjective is the noun “kommun” with the addition of the suffix “-al”.
  973. va [adverb] (what)
  974. ikväll [adverb] (tonight)
  975. kontrollera [verb] (check) The origin of this Swedish verb is the noun “kontroll” with the addition of the suffix “-era”.
  976. nuvarande [adjective] (current)
  977. Kalmar [proper noun] (Kalmar) This word is the name of a city which is located in the southeast of Sweden near the Baltic Sea.
  978. bidrag [noun] (a contribution)
  979. plocka [verb] (to pick)
  980. medarbetare [noun] (coworker)
  981. lista [noun] (a list)
  982. åter [adverb] (again)
  983. tillfällig [adjective] (temporary) The origin of this Swedish adjective is the noun “tillfälle” to which the suffix “-ig” has been added.
  984. synas [verb] (to appear) This common Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “sýnask”.
  985. frisk [adjective] (healthy)
  986. mjuk [adjective] (soft)
  987. tillgänglig [adjective] (available)
  988. allmänhet [noun] (public) This noun is formed by adding the suffix “-het” to the adjective “allmän”.
  989. innehåll [noun] (content)
  990. norsk [adjective] (Norwegian)
  991. äntligen [adverb] (finally) This adverb is formed by adding the suffix “-en” to the adjective “ändlig”.
  992. befolkning [noun] (population) This noun is formed by adding the suffix “-ning” to the verb “befolka”.
  993. upplevelse [noun] (an experience) The origin of this noun is the verb “uppleva” with the addition of the suffix “-else”.
  994. längs [adverb] (along)
  995. låt [noun] (a song)
  996. förlust [noun] (a loss)
  997. stärka [verb] (to strengthen)
  998. springa [verb] (to run)
  999. tillverka [verb] (to manufacture)
  1000. kultur [noun] (culture)
  1001. omfatta [verb] (to include)
  1002. euro [noun] (euro)
  1003. vars [pronoun] (whose)
  1004. hälft [noun] (half)
  1005. händelse [noun] (event) This noun is formed by adding the suffix “-else” to the verb “hända” which means “to happen”.
  1006. Lars [proper noun] (Lars)
  1007. råda [verb] (to advise)
  1008. majoritet [noun] (majority)
  1009. scen [noun] (a scene)
  1010. vakna [verb] (wake up)
  1011. sort [noun] (sort)
  1012. kämpa [verb] (to fight)
  1013. hota [verb] (to threaten) This common Swedish word comes from the Old Norse word “hóta”.
  1014. extrem [adverb] (extreme)
  1015. exakt [adverb] (exactly)
  1016. förbi [adverb] (past)
  1017. tillåta [verb] (to allow)
  1018. någonting [adverb] (anything)
  1019. program [noun] (a program)
  1020. svag [adjective] (weak)
  1021. webbplats [noun] (website)
  1022. ökning [noun] (an increase) The origin of this noun is the verb “öka” with the addition of the suffix “-ning”.
  1023. tillstånd [noun] (condition)
  1024. gratis [adjective] (free)
  1025. invånare [noun] (resident) This common Swedish word originates from the German word “Einwohner”.
  1026. Ryssland [proper noun] (Russia)
  1027. snarare [adverb] (rather)
  1028. metod [noun] (a method)
  1029. rösta [verb] (to vote) The origin of this verb is the noun “röst” to which the suffix “-a” has been added.
  1030. registrera [verb] (to register) This Swedish verb is formed by adding the suffix “-era” to the noun “register”.
  1031. orka [verb] (to endure) This Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “orka”.
  1032. hår [noun] (hair)
  1033. spridning [noun] (spread) The origin of this noun is the verb “sprida” with the addition of the suffix “-ning”.
  1034. middag [noun] (noon, dinner)
  1035. aktör [noun] (an actor) This Swedish word originates from the French word “acteur”.
  1036. brand [noun] (fire)
  1037. besökare [noun] (visitor) This noun is formed by adding the suffix “-are” to the verb “besöka”.
  1038. bära [verb] (to wear)
  1039. grad [noun] (a degree)
  1040. annorlunda [adverb] (differently) This Swedish adverb is formed by adding the suffix “-lunda” to the word “annan” which means “other”.
  1041. forskare [noun] (a researcher) The origin of this noun is the verb “forska” to which the suffix “-are” has been added.
  1042. uppe [adverb] (up)
  1043. betydelse [noun] (meaning) This noun is formed by adding the suffix “-else” to the verb “betyda”.
  1044. väcka [verb] (to wake up)
  1045. snö [noun] (snow) This common Swedish word comes from the Old Norse word “snær”.
  1046. satsning [noun] (investment) This Swedish noun is formed by adding the suffix “-ning” to the verb “satsa”.
  1047. Karlsson [proper noun] (Karlsson)
  1048. framöver [adverb] (forward)
  1049. ständig [adverb] (constant) The origin of this Swedish adverb is the noun “stånd” with the addition of the suffix “-ig”.
  1050. Daniel [proper noun] (Daniel)
  1051. sällan [adverb] (rarely) This common Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “sjaldan”.
  1052. tränare [noun] (a coach) The origin of this noun is the word “träna” with the addition of the suffix “-are”.
  1053. eftermiddag [noun] (afternoon)
  1054. leta [verb] (to search)
  1055. Storbritannien [proper noun] (Great Britain) The first part of this word is the Swedish adjective “stor” which means “great”, it also appears in this list of common Swedish words.
  1056. Italien [proper noun] (Italy)
  1057. diskussion [noun] (discussion)
  1058. varken [conjunction] (neither) This Swedish word comes from the Old Norse word “hvárgi”.
  1059. sekund [noun] (second)
  1060. tyckas [verb] (to seem)
  1061. ekonomin [noun] (the economy)
  1062. hävda [verb] (to claim) This Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “hefða”.
  1063. luft [noun] (air) This Swedish word originates from the German word “Luft”.
  1064. ordentlig [adverb] (proper) This common Swedish word comes from the German word “ordentlich”
  1065. medborgare [noun] (a citizen)
  1066. bord [noun] (a table)
  1067. färdig [adjective] (finished) This common Swedish adjective originates from the Old Norse word “ferðugr”, just like the Danish adjective “færdig” and the Norwegian adjective “ferdig”.
  1068. föda [verb] (to feed, to give birth to)
  1069. engelsk [noun] (english) This common Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “engilskr”.
  1070. statistik [noun] (statistics)
  1071. service [noun] (service)
  1072. konstig [adjective] (weird) The origin of this Swedish adjective is the noun “konst” to which the suffix “-ig” has been added.
  1073. Larsson [proper noun] (Larsson) This proper noun is formed by adding the suffix “-son” to the proper noun “Lars”.
  1074. serie [noun] (series)
  1075. allvar [noun] (seriousness) This Swedish word originates from the Old Norse word “alvara”.
  1076. Martin [proper noun] (Martin)
  1077. tingsrätt [noun] (a district court)
  1078. tacka [verb] (to thank)
  1079. kamp [noun] (a struggle)