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Of or relating to Sweden, the Swedes, or their culture or language.
The North Germanic language of Sweden and parts of Finland.
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1. (Placename) of, relating to, or characteristic of Sweden, its people, or their language
2. (Peoples) of, relating to, or characteristic of Sweden, its people, or their language
3. (Languages) of, relating to, or characteristic of Sweden, its people, or their language
4. (Languages) the official language of Sweden, belonging to the North Germanic branch of the Indo-European family: one of the two official languages of Finland
5. (Peoples) the Swedish (functioning as plural) the people of Sweden collectively
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(ˈswi dɪʃ)

1. of or pertaining to Sweden, the Swedes, or the language Swedish.
2. the North Germanic language of the Swedes, spoken also in parts of Finland. Abbr.: Sw
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.swedish - a Scandinavian language that is the official language of Sweden and one of two official languages of FinlandSwedish - a Scandinavian language that is the official language of Sweden and one of two official languages of Finland
Nordic, North Germanic, North Germanic language, Scandinavian language, Scandinavian, Norse - the northern family of Germanic languages that are spoken in Scandinavia and Iceland
Adj.1.Swedish - of or relating to or characteristic of Sweden or its people or culture or language; "the Swedish King"; "Swedish punch"; "Swedish umlauts"
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svedasveda lingvo
ruotsalainenruotsiruotsin kieliruotsinkielinen
švedskišvedski jezik
스웨덴 사람스웨덴의
suecolíngua suecalinguagem suecasueca
limba suedezăsuedezsuedeză
thuộc nước/người/tiếng Thụy Điểntiếng Thụy Điển


A. ADJsueco
B. N
1. (= people) the Swedishlos suecos
2. (Ling) → sueco m
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She's Swedish → Elle est suédoise.
(= language) → suédois m
the Swedish → les Suédois mpl
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adjschwedisch; he is Swedisher ist Schwede; she is Swedishsie ist Schwedin
(Ling) → Schwedisch nt
the Swedishdie Schweden pl
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1. adjsvedese
2. n (language) → svedese m
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اللغة السويدية, سُوَيْدِيّ švédský, švédština svensk Schwedisch Σουηδικά, σουηδικός sueco, suizo ruotsalainen, ruotsi suédois švedski svedese スウェーデンの, スウェーデン人 스웨덴 사람, 스웨덴의 Zweeds svensk, svenske język szwedzki, szwedzki sueco швед, шведский svensk, svenska เกี่ยวกับประเทศสวีเดน, ภาษาสวีเดน İsveçli thuộc nước/người/tiếng Thụy Điển, tiếng Thụy Điển 瑞典人, 瑞典的
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Close by was standing a flaxen-headed Swedish count, whom Kitty knew by name.
But then, you see, he's made good use of his time,--a first-rate calculator,-- can tell you the cubic contents of anything in no time, and put me up the other day to a new market for Swedish bark; he's uncommonly knowing in manufactures, that young fellow."
I take them from an old-time Swedish criminal trial, change the actors, and transfer the scenes to America.
Authors have insisted on the necessity of classing varieties on a natural instead of an artificial system; we are cautioned, for instance, not to class two varieties of the pine-apple together, merely because their fruit, though the most important part, happens to be nearly identical; no one puts the swedish and common turnips together, though the esculent and thickened stems are so similar.
She sang, of course, "M'ama!" and not "he loves me," since an unalterable and unquestioned law of the musical world required that the German text of French operas sung by Swedish artists should be translated into Italian for the clearer understanding of English- speaking audiences.
He explained how an army, ninety thousand strong, was to threaten Prussia so as to bring her out of her neutrality and draw her into the war; how part of that army was to join some Swedish forces at Stralsund; how two hundred and twenty thousand Austrians, with a hundred thousand Russians, were to operate in Italy and on the Rhine; how fifty thousand Russians and as many English were to land at Naples, and how a total force of five hundred thousand men was to attack the French from different sides.
And as Axel Gunderson and Red John painted the pastoral delights and festive customs of their respective countries, each fell in love with the other's home place, and they solemnly pledged to make the journey together, and to spend, together, six months in the one's Swedish home and six months in the other's Norwegian home.
The nearer he drew to her, the more fondly he remembered the story of the little Swedish singer.
Close inshore was a multitude of fishing smacks--English, Scotch, French, Dutch, and Swedish; steam launches from the Thames, yachts, electric boats; and beyond were ships of large burden, a multitude of filthy colliers, trim merchantmen, cattle ships, passenger boats, petroleum tanks, ocean tramps, an old white transport even, neat white and grey liners from Southampton and Hamburg; and along the blue coast across the Blackwater my brother could make out dimly a dense swarm of boats chaffering with the people on the beach, a swarm which also extended up the Blackwater almost to Maldon.
and O., blond Northmen from a Swedish barque, Japanese from a man-of-war, English sailors, Spaniards, pleasant-looking fellows from a French cruiser, negroes off an American tramp.
The only books which she read were the works of the Swedish Seer.
There are only six nations in Europe that make a fair showing--the Germans, British, Swedish, Danes, Norwegians, and Swiss.

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