The Swedish Language: Stupid Pronunciations

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Katrin Berndt

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Shared January 20, 2017

♥ In today's video I share some strange words in Swedish that are spelled completely differently but are often pronounced the same way! PS. Why is my shirt dirty from dry shampoo? PS 2. I know I spelled nurse wrong bye.

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Katrin Berndt

Hey guys! I just posted a new video with a bunch of new words for you to pronounce! Check it out here:

1 year ago | [YT] | 22

Joan Marco

i study swedish for fun but when i have to pronounce a word i just cry

4 years ago | [YT] | 538

Humbly Blessed

Seriously I don't think I have enough air in my lungs to speak Swedish 😥

2 years ago | [YT] | 322

Jan Kuiper

When I hear Swedes talk, I close my eyes and imagine garden gnomes having a discussion.

3 years ago | [YT] | 155


Haha when you're polish swedish pronounciation can't scare you

2 years ago | [YT] | 176

Wilma Zebranight

One thing that's REALLY fucked up in Swedish is this.

Järna - a city
Gärna - "I would love to"
Hjärna - brain

But all the 3 words sound exactly the same?🖐🏼

4 years ago | [YT] | 103


you should make a video reading some Ikea names lol nobody knows how to pronounce the name of their furniture

4 years ago | [YT] | 671


It's like swedish wanted to make a bunch of different words but didn't want to create new sounds

9 months ago | [YT] | 7


Jag talar inte svenska. Google Translate är fantastisk.

4 years ago | [YT] | 22

Gabriel Antoine

You missed an S in sjuksköterska

4 years ago | [YT] | 347

Rachel Aspögård

You are actually a good teacher....I am a native brit living in Stockholm and am proud to say I can say all these words very well....thanks for encouraging the language....

4 years ago | [YT] | 16


I was in Sweden last year and my teacher can speak Swedish. So we asked him questions like "what does hello mean in swedish? Is ist Hej?"
And he was like "yeah but you can also say hej hej " and then we asked " OK and does tak mean thank you?" And he said " Yes but you could also say tak tak " so we developed the joke that you just have to say everything twice to speak Swedish 😅

4 years ago | [YT] | 304


I, now more than ever, appreciate how Finnish Swedish is very friendly for student compared to this.

3 years ago | [YT] | 35

Jessica Mendez

OMG! I couldn't get it until you mentioned the "Juan" thing! Then it totally clicked! Thank you!

2 years ago | [YT] | 34

Kusuo Saiki

When u Swedish but u still confused

4 years ago | [YT] | 345

Bramble Bop

The reason to learn Swedish is simple: we will then be able to watch cool police thrillers like The Bridge w/o stupid subtitles.

2 years ago | [YT] | 13

Elisa Pajer

Summary of swedish language: when in doubt, hiss like a cat!
Now I can understand why you're good at english, you are already used to nonsense pronunciation!

As an italian, this is very difficult. We have a precise sound for every letter and combination of letters, and we read every letter of every word!

4 years ago | [YT] | 258


I’m watching this video and realasing that I’ll never be able to learn swedish... Then a few moments later I realise that I’m a native swedish 🙃

1 year ago | [YT] | 5

Hera Clitus

no one that watches this video will want learn swedish anymore

1 year ago | [YT] | 30


Swedish is so beautiful? It’s my favorite language for sure

2 years ago | [YT] | 4