Swedish Words

WORDIDENTITYPRONOUNCIATIONNOTES
Fjällnäs(town name)Fyel-nessF = ef
Lövhöjden(town name)Lerv-hoydenL = el
Månstorp(town name)Morns-torpM = em
JärnvägRailwayYan-vegJ = yee
Ålunden(name of fiddle-yard)Orloon-den
Gärde(town name)Yair-der
Siljansnäs(town name)Sil-yans-ness
Kopparberg(town name)Koppar-bahr’y
Arjeplog(town name)Ar-yee-ploog
Godsbangård(name of siding complex)Yoods-ban-yoord
Industriområdet(industrial area)indoos-tree-omraw-det
Johnshamn(name of harbour)Yoons-harm
TågTrain(s)Tawg
LokLocomotive(s)Loo’k
Motorvagn*Motor CoachMoot’or-varn
Personvagn*Passenger CoachPeer’shon-varn
Godsvagn*Goods WagonYoods-varn
* -vagnar(plural endings)-varg-narr
SpårTrack / PlatformSpoor
Ett/EnOneEt / En
TvåTwoTvaw
TreThreeTray
FyraFourFoo-ra
FemFiveFem
TågbyteAll ChangeTawg-boot-eh
Ta PlatsAll AboardTa-plahts
IngångEntranceIn-gong
UtgångExitOot-gong
AnkomArriveAn-kom
AvgångDepartAv-gong
BiljettTicketBeel-yet
Första KlassFirst ClassFurshta-klahs
Andra KlassSecond ClassAndrah-klahs
LiggvagnCouchette CoachLigg-varn
ResgodsvagnLuggage CoachRes-yoods-varn
ServeringsvagnRestaurant CoachServerings-varn
SittvagnCoach (with seats)Sitt-varn
SovvagnSleeper CoachSoov-varn
SpecialvagnSpecial CoachSpecial-varn
Bio/BistrovagnCinema/Bistro CoachBe’o/Beestroo-varn
KonferensvagnConference CoachConferens-varn
SVERIGESWEDENSvar-ya
Svensk/SvenskaSwedishSvens’k / Svens’ka
HejHello (and/or) GoodbyeHey
AdjöFarewellAr-yur? (? = Raise vocal pitch for ‘yur’)
Ja – NejYes – NoYa – Ney
Tack (Så Mycket)Thanks (Very Much)Takk (saw moo-keh)
NyttNewsNoot

Nordic (and other) letters;

In Mac, hold down the key of the letter closest to the one required, a selection will appear.
In Windows, hold down the [Alt] key whilst typing a four-digit code as follows:

  • Nordic Letters (Swedish in Bold):
  • Ä = 0196, Å = 0197, Æ = 0198, Ö = 0214, Ø = 0216; ä = 0228, å = 0229, æ = 0230, ö = 0246, ø = 0248.
    • Other Letters that sometimes appear:
    • É = 0201, Œ = 0140; é = 0233, œ = 0156.
      • Some symbols that often appear:
      • € = 0128 (doesn’t apply to Nordic currencies), ‰ = 0137.

Hope this helps!