Introduction to Swedish: 14

Do you remember that du and Ni story? Well, Ni comes from ni, which is a way of addressing many people (such as you guys or you all). While Ni is not used anymore, ni still is (even though it isn't used very often, as Swedes don't often get the occasion of talking to many people at once..). So you use du when you are speaking to one person, and you use ni when you are speaking to more than one.

How would you say:

  1. Don't forget the final "e"
  2. Your word order is "Speak you all English?"
  3. Remember that "vill" already means "want to", thus you will only need four words in this phrase.
  4. The word you're looking for is probably vara. Your word order has to be: "we want not be here". 
  5. The word "vill" already means "want to", thus this sentence is four words long (and yes, it includes the word vara).
  6. The word you need is vara.
  7. The word for "speak" was "tala".
  8. This is a phrase exactly like in English, except in Swedish words.
  9. Use "ska" for "will".
  10. Yes, write in the word "gjöra". This phrase is four words long in Swedish.
  11. Literally: "Want you do it?", and using the word "gjöra".
  12. You use the word "gjöra" twice. Be careful to use "ska" and not "vill" in the sentence. Moreover, remember that you will say "vi inte kan" in the second sentence, as "inte" moves forward.
  13. Remember that you have to say "they want have something" in Swedish. Also mind the double "l" in "vill".
  14. "I do not have it" will be literally "I have it not".
  15. "Behöver" already means "need to", thus you will not need that word in the sentence.
  16. "Will" was "ska", remember?
  17. Put "et" right after "hus" (without any spaces).
  18. Remember you are saying "the time".
  19. Think carefully whether it is "det" or "den" this time.
  20. Just put "good" and "night" together.
  21. Use the word "hjäjpa".
  22. Use "handhun" to remember the word for "he".
  23. Remember that "the car" is just one word. And, again, "England" is "England".
  24. Use the same word order as in English.
  25. Literally: "what want you?"
  26. Literally: "what have you?"
  27. Use the same word order as in English. From was "från".
  28. Don't forget to make "house" into "the house".
  29. Use the word order "why speak you Swedish?"
  30. Literally: "how want you do it?" Remember the double "l" in "vill".
  31. Remember that this is literally "how have you it?" The word "how" was "hur".
  32. This is "I have it good, thanks".
  33. You are saying "have it so good", and using the word "bra" instead of "god". The imperative word for "have" is only two letters long, and comes from the infinitive form.
  34. Do you remember that "hi" was "hej"? Also, you are asking "how have you it?" (Remember that "how" was "hur".)
  35. You are saying "I have it good, thanks".
  36. The same word order as in English. "From" was "från", and where was "var".
  37. Sweden was "Sverige".
  38. Literally: "No, I speak not English."
  39. This sounds similar to "whatfor?"
  40. Your car comes with a bill, remember?
  41. Be careful to use "en" and "et" where appropriate.
  42. You will be saying "the car", thus add the right article to end the word.
  43. Use the word "vara" for "be". Be careful as to whether you use "det" or "den".
  44. This is, remember, literally "have it so good". Use the word "bra" for "good", and "så" for so.
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