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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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
- Contact POZENA to discuss any multilingial project
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
Translations for the energy sector
Marketing translations, localisation and copywriting
Translation of agreements and power of attorney
Translations of user guides and service manuals
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
- 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).