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Swedish Translations

POZENA’s professional human translations from Swedish to English and any other language or from English and any language into Swedish are reliably performed by formally qualified native-speaking translators, assuring their consistently high quality.

Why choose professional Swedish translations?


  • Swedish is spoken as a native language by about 9 million people (around 0.14% of the world’s population), and is ranked as the 91st most commonly used language in the world.
  • Svenska is the official language of Sweden. It also has official status in Finland (along with Finnish).
 
 

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Translations from English to Swedishfrom GBP 0.08 we do not charge extra for express translation individual project pricing upon content analysisindividual project pricing upon content analysis 
Translations from Swedish to Englishfrom GBP 0.09
Translations from Swedish to Another Languagefrom GBP 0.08
Translations from Another Language to Swedishfrom GBP 0.09
Reviewed Translation (ISO17100 compliant)from +50% of base rate
DTP Feesfrom GBP 10 per page / GBP 30 per hour

POZENA’s professional Swedish translations

  • Assurance of professional quality
  • Business-class reliability
  • Translators who are native-speakers of Swedish
  • Translations for a broad range of industries and disciplines
  • Document translations of any type and format
  • Certified Swedish translations
  • Specialist translations and non-standard requirements
  • Translations from Swedish to English or any other language
  • Friendly and professional client service
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Swedish – basic information

  • Swedish is a member of the North Germanic subgroup, a branch of the Germanic languages. As a distinct language variety it emerged in the Viking period (at the turn of the second millennium). Originally, it was written in the Runic alphabet, which at the start of the 13th century was replaced by the Latin script. The standard variety, as we know it today, began to evolve in the 16th century. The standardization process was trigged by the Bible translation, and was strongly endorsed by the royal court. In Sweden, the language is now regulated by the Swedish Language Council.
  • The Swedish language exhibits fairly considerable variation. There are six groups of regional dialects, some of which are unique to small local communities (e.g. individual parishes, the so-called sockenmål). Finland Swedish is spoken by approximately 300 thousand Finns (ca. 5% of Finland’s population) living in small regions of western and southern Finland.
  • Due to genetic relationship, Swedish is very close to Danish and Norwegian (Bokmål). These three languages are regarded as mutually intelligible. Swedes can successfully communicate with Danes and Norwegians speaking their own language.
  • Swedish is an official language of the European Union and the Nordic Council.
 

Specialist industry translations from and into Swedish

Certified translations

Legal translations

Translations for the energy sector

Military translations

Business translations

Marketing translations, localisation and copywriting

Translation of agreements and power of attorney

Translations of user guides and service manuals

Translations of technical documentation

Website translation

Translation of business offers and public tenders

Financial and Accounting translations

 

Basic words and phrases – English-Swedish mini dictionary

  • yes - ja

  • no - nej

  • please - snälla

  • thank you - tack

  • sorry - förlåt

  • good morning - god morgon

  • good evening - god kväll

  • goodbye - adjö

  • good night - god natt

  • hi - hej

  • How are you? - Hur mår du?

  • good - bra

  • My name is… - Jag heter…

  • I don't understand - Jag förstår inte

  • I'm from the UK - Jag kommer från Storbritannien

 

Interesting facts

  • A distinctive feature of Swedish pronunciation is a large number of vowel sounds. Overall, there are 18 vowels: 9 long and 9 short.
  • The definite article (the equivalent of the English the) is postfixed (added as a suffix) to the noun, e.g. hund (Eng. dog) → hunden (the dog).
  • Like in German, words are coined by compounding. As a result, the Swedish lexicon has many long words, e.g. regionutvecklingssekretariatet (Eng. the secretariat for regional development).
  • The longest Swedish word in Swedish is the 28-letter noun realisationsvinstbeskattning (Eng. capital gains tax).
  • The Swedish language makes a distinction between maternal and paternal grandfathers and grandmothers. The grandfather on the father’s side is called farfar
  • (literally, father’s father), while on the mother’s side – morfar (mother’s father). The Swedish for grandfather is mormor (on the mother’s side) or farmor (on the father’s side).