In this week’s video I’m doing something very different. We’re gonna play Trivial Pursuit youtube style and answer questions about Sweden.
This blog post will list all the words included in the series.
The first word is en ö which means an island in Swedish. The definite form is ön and many of them are många öar.
The next word is en fru which means a wife. The definite form is frun.
The third word is väderkvarnar which is the plural form for windmills. In singular it is en väderkvarn, literally meaning weather mill.
The next one is de kommer, meaning they come or they are coming. The verb is to come att komma.
Next up is att klicka, to click (on a link).
The next word is den blå biten which means the blue piece. En bit = a piece and the plural is bitarna.
Then we have a verb in past tense, har vunnit meaning has won. The verb is att vinna, to win and the noun of that is en vinst, a win.
Next we have the noun ett krig, a war. The definite form is kriget and the plural form is krigen.
Svarade means answered. The basic form is att svara, to answer.
Populära låtar means popular songs. En låt = a song and the definite form is låten.
The next one is part of a poetic phrase. Låt inte sorgen glömma sitt ärende meaning do not let the sorrow forget its matter. (Literally: let not the sorrow forget its matter). The second line is Sorgen är den djupaste ära som glädjen kan få meaning The sorrow is the deepest honor that joy can have.
The next word is den gula biten which means the yellow piece.
Försök igen means try again. The verb is att försöka, to try.
Next we have att förhandla to negotiate, which literally means to pre- take action. The second word in that video is nominerad, nominated. The active verb is att nominera, to nominate.
The next is a Swedish novel named Män som hatar kvinnor, men that hate women. Män is plural for en man and kvinnor is plural for en kvinna.
Brottaren means the wrestler and is the definite form of en brottare. The verb would be att brottas.
The sport high jump means höjdhopp in Swedish. Höjd is height and hopp is jump.
The next one is är rätt meaning is right.
The final words are det evigt gröna trädet which means the eternally green tree.
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