The English Language

Borrowed Words From
Swedish

14 Words Listed


Swedish Language Notes

Swedish is an Indo-European language spoken in Sweden and parts of Finland.


WordMeaningNotes
boulder   Originally 'boulderstone'.
dahlia   Mexican plant named after Swedish botanist.
flounder   A small edible flat fish.
kink    
lug pull  
mink   Small aquatic mammal.
moped motor pedals  
orienteering   Hiking with map and compass.
scuffle push A confused struggle.
slag   Waste separated from smelted ores.
smorgasbord butter table Swedish buffet meal.
spry   Active.
Tungsten heavy stone A metalic chemical element.
wicker willow Plaited twigs made into furniture.

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