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baa {n} (bleating of sheep)  :: [interjection], bräkande {n}
baa {interj} (cry of sheep)  ::
baa {v} (to make the cry of sheep)  :: bräka
Baba Yaga {prop} (hag who flies through the air in a mortar)  :: Baba-Jaga
babbitt {n} (Babbitt metal)  :: vitmetall
babble {n} (idle talk)  :: babbel, pladder
babble {n} (inarticulate speech)  :: babbel
babby {n} (baby) SEE: baby  ::
babe {n} (baby or infant) SEE: baby  ::
babe {n} (darling) SEE: baby  ::
baboon {n} (primate)  :: babian
babushka {n} (matryoshka) SEE: Russian doll  ::
baby {n} (very young human being)  :: spädbarn, baby {c} [less than about one year old], bäbis [hypocoristic], bebis {c}
baby {n} (young animal)  :: unge
baby {n} (immature or infantile person)  :: barn {n}
baby {n} (form of address to a man or a woman considered to be attractive)  :: älskling {c}
baby {n} (pet project)  :: barn {n}, ögonsten {c}
baby {n} (lastborn of a family)  :: minsting {c}
baby boom {n} (post-World War II baby boom (1946 to 1964))  :: (efterkrigstidens) babyboom {c}
baby boom {n} (any increase in the birth rate)  :: babyboom {c}
baby boomer {n} (those born after Second World War)  :: babyboomare {c}
baby bottle {n} (bottle with a teat)  :: nappflaska {c}
baby buggy {n} (a wheeled chair for the transport of a baby)  :: barnvagn {c}
baby carriage {n} (pram) SEE: pram  ::
baby food {n} (food designed for babies)  :: barnmat, bäbismat {c}
babyish {adj} (like a baby)  :: barnslig
Babylonia {prop} (ancient region and empire of southern Mesopotamia)  :: Babylonien {n}
Babylonian {adj} (of or pertaining to the city of Babylon)  :: babylonisk
baby massage {n} (massage therapy for infants) SEE: infant massage  ::
baby seat {n} (child safety seat) SEE: child safety seat  ::
babysit {v} (To watch or tend someone else's child for a period of time, often for money)  :: sitta barnvakt
babysitter {n} (baby or child caretaker)  :: barnvakt {c}
baby tooth {n} (tooth which will be replaced) SEE: milk tooth  ::
baby weight {n} (weight of a baby at birth) SEE: birth weight  ::
baccalaureate {n} (bachelor's degree) SEE: bachelor's degree  ::
bacchanal {n} (drunken revelry; an orgy)  :: backanal {c}
Bach {prop} (German composer)  :: Bach
bachelor {n} (unmarried man)  :: ungkarl {c}
bachelor {n} (bachelor's degree)  :: kandidat {c}
bachelor {n} (person who has achieved bachelor's degree)  :: kandidat {c}
bachelor {n} ((Canada) single room apartment)  :: etta {c}
bachelorette party {n} (bachelorette party)  :: möhippa
Bachelor of Arts {n} (a collegiate degree)  :: filosofie kandidatexamen
Bachelor of Science {n} (A three- to four-year undergraduate degree)  :: kandidatexamen {c}, högskoleingenjör {c}
bachelor party {n} (party)  :: svensexa {c}
bachelor's degree {n} (first or lowest academic degree)  :: kandidatexamen
bacillus {n} (any bacteria in the genus Bacillus)  :: bacill {c}
back {adv} (to or in a previous condition or place)  :: tillbaka
back {n} (the rear of body)  :: rygg {c}
back {n} (the reverse side)  :: baksida {c}
back {n} (that which is farthest away from the front)  :: bakände {c}, slut {n}
back {n} (the part of something that goes last)  :: bakände {c}
back {n} (the edge of a book which is bound)  :: rygg {c}
back {n} (the backrest, the part of a piece of furniture which receives the human back)  :: rygg {c} (usually used as part of a compound word, such as "stolsrygg" – the back of a chair)
back {n} (a position behind most players on the team)  :: back
back {v} (to go in the reverse direction)  :: backa
back {v} (to support)  :: backa upp
back and forth {adv} (from one place to another and back again)  :: fram och tillbaka
backbone {n} (series of vertebrae that encloses the spinal cord)  :: ryggrad {c}
backbone {n} (any fundamental support, structure, or infrastructure)  :: ryggrad {c}, grundstomme
backbone {n} (courage, fortitude, or strength)  :: ryggrad {c}
backbone {n} (backbone) SEE: spine  ::
back door {n} (subsidiary entrance to building)  :: bakdörr {c}
backdoor {n} (backdoor (all definitions)) SEE: back door  ::
backdrop {n} (a decorated cloth hung at the back of a stage)  :: kuliss {c}, sceneri {n}, bakgrund {c}, dekor {c}
backfisch {n} (teenage girl)  :: backfisch {c}
back-formation {n} (linguistic process)  :: omvänd ordbildning
backgammon {n} (board game)  :: backgammon {n}
back garden {n} (garden at the rear of a property)  :: bakgård {c}
background {n} (social heritage)  :: bakgrund {c}
background {n} (part of picture)  :: bakgrund {c}
background {n} (relevant information)  :: bakgrund {c}
background {n} (less important feature)  :: bakgrund {c}
background {n} (computer background)  :: bakgrundsbild {c}, skrivbordsbakgrund {c}
background {n} (activity not visible to the user)  :: bakgrund {c}
background process {n} (computer process)  :: bakgrundsprocess
background radiation {n} (ionizing radiation that is naturally present in the environment)  :: bakgrundsstrålning {c}
backhand {n} (stroke in tennis)  :: backhand {c}, backhandslag {n}
backhand {v} (execute a backhand stroke or throw)  :: slå en backhand, slå ett backhandslag
backhand {adj} (in the backhand style)  :: backhand-
backhand {adj} (ice hockey)  :: backhand-
backheel {n} (soccer)  :: klackspark {c}, klack {c}
backheel {v} (to perform a backheel kick)  :: klacksparka, klacka
backlog {n} (an accumulation or buildup)  :: återstod {c}
back matter {n} (parts of a book that appear after the text)  :: eftertext
backorder {n} (Order)  :: restorder
backpack {n} (worn on a person's back, e.g., for hiking)  :: ryggsäck {c}
backpackers {n} (hostel) SEE: hostel  ::
backrest {n} (back piece of a chair)  :: ryggstöd {n}
backronym {n}  :: backronym {n}
back seat {n} (seat)  :: baksäte {n}
back-seat driver {n} (advising passenger)  :: baksätesförare {c}
backside {n} (back side of something)  :: baksida
backside {n} (buttocks)  :: bak {c}
backspace {n} (typewriter key)  :: backsteg {n}, backstegstangent {c}, backslagstangent {c}
backstab {v} (to attack someone (especially verbally) unfairly)  :: ge någon en dolkstöt {c}, ge någon ett svinhugg {n}
backstory {n} (previous life and experiences of a fictional character)  :: bakgrundshistoria, bakgrundsberättelse
back street {n} (small and narrow street)  :: bakgata {c}
backstroke {n} (a swimming stroke swum on one's back)  :: ryggsim {n}
back to square one {adj} (located back at the start, as after a dead-end or failure)  :: tillbaka till ruta ett
back to the drawing board {adv} (back to the beginning)  :: tillbaka till ritbordet
backtrack {v} (retracing one's steps)  :: gå tillbaka
back-translation {n} (activity)  :: återöversättning {c}
back-translation {n} (text)  :: återöversättning {c}
backup {n} (copy of file or record)  :: säkerhetskopia {c}, reservkopia {c}
backward {adj} (of the direction reverse of normal)  :: bakåt, baklänges
backward {adj} (reluctant to advance)  :: bakåtsträvande
backward {adj} (undeveloped)  :: bakom
backwardness {n} (state of being backward)  :: underutveckling
backwards {adj} (oriented toward the back)  :: bakåtriktad
backwards {adj} (reversed)  :: bakvänd, omvänd
backwards {adj} (behind current trends)  :: efter, efterbliven
backwards {adv} (toward the back)  :: baklänges
backwards {adv} (in the opposite direction of usual)  :: bakvänd
backwards {adv} (with back preceding the front)  :: baklänges
backwater {n} (a remote place; somewhere that remains unaffected by new events, progresses, ideas, etc.)  :: avkrok {c}
backyard {n} (yard to the rear of a house)  :: bakgård
bacon {n} (cut of meat)  :: bacon {n}
bacon {n} (thin slice of pork)  :: bacon {n}
bacteria {n} (bacteria)  :: bakterier
bacteriological {adj} (of or pertaining to bacteriology)  :: bakteriologisk
bacterium {n} (single celled organism with no nucleus or organelles)  :: bakterie {c}
Bactrian {prop} (language)  :: baktriska {c}
baculum {n} (bone found in the penis of some mammals)  :: penisben {n}
bad {adj} (not good)  :: dålig, illa
bad {adj} (seemingly non-appropriate, in manners)  :: olämplig, opassande, ful
bad {adj} (not suitable or fitting)  :: opassande
bad {adj} (evil, wicked)  :: ond
bad {adj} (faulty; not functional)  :: trasig, sönder
bad {adj} (of breath: malodorous)  :: dålig
bad {adj}  :: dålig
bad {adj} (spoilt, rotten, overripe) SEE: spoilt  ::
bad {adv} (badly) SEE: badly  ::
Badakhshan {prop} (historical region)  :: Badakhshan
bad apple {n} (a person who is not wholesome)  :: [rotten egg] ruttet ägg, rötägg {n}
badass {adj} (having extreme appearance, attitude, or behavior that is considered admirable (slang))  :: grym
bad breath {n} (unpleasant breath)  :: dålig andedräkt {c}
badge {n} (distinctive mark)  :: knapp, emblem, märke
badge {n} (nameplate)  :: namnskylt
badge {n} (card to grant access)  :: ID-kort, identifikation, legitimation {c}, leg {n}
badge {n} (something characteristic)  :: kännetecken
badger {v} (fart) SEE: fart  ::
badger {n} (mammal)  :: grävling {c}
badinage {n} (playful raillery; banter)  :: raljeri {c}, munhuggande {n}
badinage {v} (engage in badinage)  :: munhuggas
bad luck {n} (misfortune)  :: otur
badly {adj} (ill, unwell)  :: dålig
badly {adv} (in a bad manner)  :: dåligt
badmouth {v} (to criticize or malign, especially unfairly or spitefully)  :: tala illa om
bad trip {n} (psychedelic crisis)  :: snedtripp
badware {n} (malware) SEE: malware  ::
baffle {v} (to totally bewilder; confuse or perplex)  :: gäcka, förvirra, förbrylla
baffled {adj} (thoroughly confused, puzzled)  :: snopen, förvirrad
baffling {adj} (puzzling and frustrating)  :: förvirrande, förbryllande
bag {n} (flexible container)  :: påse {c}, väska {c}, säck, kasse
bag {v} (to put into a bag)  :: packa
bag {n} (suitcase) SEE: suitcase  ::
bag {n} (backpack) SEE: backpack  ::
bagatelle {n} (trifle)  :: bagatell {c}, småsak {c}, struntsak {c}, petitess {c}
bagel {n} (toroidal bread roll that is boiled and then baked)  :: bagel {c}, beigel {c}
baggage {n} (luggage) SEE: luggage  ::
baggage cart {n} (luggage cart) SEE: luggage cart  ::
Baghdad {prop} (city)  :: Bagdad
bagpipe {n} (bagpipes) SEE: bagpipes  ::
bagpipes {n} (musical wind instrument)  :: säckpipa {c}
baguette {n} (a variety of bread that is long and narrow in shape)  :: baguette {c}
Bahamas {prop} (country in the Caribbean)  :: Bahamas
Bahamian {adj} (pertaining to the Bahamas)  :: bahamansk
Bahamian {n} (person from the Bahamas)  :: bahaman {c}
Bahrain {prop} (country in the Middle East)  :: Bahrain {n}
Bahraini {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Bahrain or the Bahraini people)  :: bahrainsk
bail {n} (security)  :: borgen {c}
bail {n} (release from imprisonment on payment of such money)  :: borgen {c}
bail {n} (person providing such payment.)  :: borgenär {c}
bail bond {n} (surety posted as bail)  :: borgen {c}
bailer {n} (a utensil)  :: öskar {n}
bailiff {n} (steward) SEE: steward  ::
bailiwick {n} (precincts within which a bailiff has jurisdiction)  :: verksamhetsområde {n}
baillie brushkie {n} (parakeet auklet) SEE: parakeet auklet  ::
bail out {v} (To remove water from a boat by scooping it out)  :: ösa ut
bailout {n} (a rescue, especially a financial rescue)  :: räddningsaktion {c}
bain-marie {n} (pan containing hot water)  :: vattenbad {n}
bait {n} (substance used in catching fish)  :: agn {n}
bait {n} (anything which allures)  :: lockbete {n}
bait {v} (to affix or attach a bait)  :: agna
Bajan {prop} (Barbadian) SEE: Barbadian  ::
Bajan {adj} (Barbadian) SEE: Barbadian  ::
bake {v} (to cook in an oven)  :: baka
bake {v} (to become baked)  :: bakas
bake {v}  :: baka, grädda
baked beans {n} (food)  :: vita bönor i tomatsås
baked potato {n} (potato that has been baked)  :: bakad potatis {c}
bakehouse {n} (bakehouse)  :: bagarstuga {c}
Bakelite {n} (a heat-resisting chemically inert resin)  :: bakelit
baker {n} (person who bakes and sells bread, etc)  :: bagare
Baker {prop} (Occupational surname)  :: Bager
baker's {n} (bakery) SEE: bakery  ::
baker's dozen {n} (cousin) SEE: cousin  ::
bakery {n} (a shop in which bread and such is baked and sold)  :: bageri {n}
baking {n} (action in which something is baked)  :: bakning {c}
baking powder {n} (dry leavening agent used in baking)  :: bakpulver {n}
baking soda {n} (common name for sodium bicarbonate)  :: natriumvätekarbonat
baking tray {n} (oven-proof tray)  :: bakplåt {c}
baklava {n} (sweet pastry)  :: baklava
Baku {prop} (the capital of Azerbaijan)  :: Baku
balaclava {n} (headgear)  :: rånarluva {c}
balalaika {n} (Russian instrument)  :: balalajka {c}
balance {n} (equilibrium)  :: balans {c}, jämvikt {c}, jämviktsläge {c}
balance {n} (scales)  :: balansvåg {c}, våg {c}, vågskål {c}
balance {n} (awareness of both viewpoints)  :: avvägning {c}
balance {n} (accounting: list of credits and debits)  :: balansräkning {c}
balance {v} (to bring to equipoise)  :: balansera
balance {v} (to hold precariously)  :: balansera
balance {v} (accounting: to make credits and debits correspond)  :: balansera
balance {v} (be in equilibrium)  :: balansera, jämna ut sig, stå och väga, vara i jämvikt
balance {v} (to estimate) SEE: estimate  ::
balance {n} (astrology: Libra) SEE: Libra  ::
balance of payments {n} (measure of the flow of money into and out of a country)  :: betalningsbalans {c}
balance of power {n} (situation of equilibrium)  :: maktbalans {c}
balance sheet {n} (summary of assets, liabilities and equity)  :: balansräkning {c}
balcony {n} (structure extending from a building)  :: balkong {c}
balcony {n} (structure overlooking a stage)  :: balkong {c}, läktare {c}
bald {adj} (having no hair)  :: skallig
bald {adj} ((of tyre) whose surface is worn away)  :: blanksliten
bale {v} (to remove water from a boat) SEE: bail  ::
Balearic Islands {prop} (group of Mediterranean islands)  :: Balearerna {p}
baleen whale {n} (whale of the Mysticeti suborder)  :: bardval {c}
Bali {prop} (name of island)  :: Bali
Balkanization {n} (fragmentation of a region into several small states)  :: balkanisering
Balkanize {v} (to break up)  :: balkanisera
Balkan Peninsula {prop} (peninsula in southeastern Europe, see also: Balkans)  :: Balkan, Balkanhalvön
Balkans {prop} (geographical region in the southeast of Europe, see also: Balkan Peninsula)  :: Balkan
ball {n} (solid or hollow sphere)  :: boll {c} (soft and/or hollow), klot {n} (mainly hard and/or solid), kula (solid, hard and small)
ball {n} (object, generally spherical, used for playing games)  :: boll {c}, klot {n} (mainly hard and/or solid), kula {c} (small and hard)
ball {n} (quantity of string, thread, etc., wound into a spherical shape)  :: nystan {n}
ball {n} (ballistics: a solid nonexplosive missile)  :: kula {c}
ball {n} (mathematics: set of points in a metric space lying within a given distance of a given point)  :: klot {n}
ball {n} (testicle)  :: kula {c}, balle {c}
ball {n} (in plural - mildly vulgar slang - nonsense)  :: skitsnack {n}
ball {n} (in plural — slang — courage)  :: stake {c}
ball {n} (anatomy: ball of a foot)  :: trampdyna {c}
ball {v} (vulgar slang: have sexual intercourse with)  :: knulla [vulgar]
ball {n} (formal dance)  :: bal {c}
ballast {n} (heavy material placed in the hold of a vessel)  :: barlast {c}, ballast {c}
ball bearing {n} (bearing assembly with spherical balls)  :: kullager
ball boy {n} (A male person responsible for retrieving balls)  :: bollkalle {c}, bollpojke {c} [especially in tennis]
ballerina {n} (female ballet dancer)  :: ballerina {c}, balettdansös {c}
ballet {n} (form of dance)  :: balett {c}
ballet {n} (theatrical presentation)  :: balett {c}
ballet music {n} (music composed to accompany a ballet)  :: balettmusik
ball game {n} (game played with a ball)  :: bollspel {n}
ballistic missile {n} (missile)  :: ballistisk robot
ballistics {n} (science of the study of falling objects)  :: ballistik {c}
ball lightning {n} (a short-lived, glowing ball sometimes observed to float in the air)  :: klotblixt {c}, kulblixt
balloon {n} (inflatable object)  :: ballong {c}
balloon {n} (child’s toy)  :: ballong {c}
balloon {n} (inflatable object to transport people through the air)  :: luftballong {c}, ballong {c}
balloon {n} (sac inserted into part of the body)  :: ballong {c}
balloon {n} (speech bubble) SEE: speech bubble  ::
ballot {n} (paper used for vote-casting)  :: valsedel {c}, röstsedel {c}
ballot paper {n} (voting form)  :: röstsedel {c}, valsedel {c}
ball pen {n} (ballpoint pen) SEE: ballpoint pen  ::
ballpoint pen {n} (pen)  :: kulspetspenna {c}, kulpenna {c}
ballroom {n} (large room used for dancing)  :: balsal, danssalong
balls {n} (follow the translations in the entry "ball") SEE: ball  ::
ballsack {n} (scrotum)  :: testikelpung {c}
balneology {n} (study of baths and bathing)  :: balneologi {c}
balneotherapy {n}  :: balneoterapi {c}
Balochistan {prop} (region on the Iranian plateau in south-western Asia)  :: Baluchistan
balrog {n} (fiery demonic creature)  :: balrog {c}
Baltic {prop} (Baltic Sea) SEE: Baltic Sea  ::
Baltic {adj} (of the Baltic region or sea)  :: compounds with Östersjön
Baltic {adj} (pertaining to the Baltic languages)  :: baltisk
Baltic {adj} (pertaining to the Balts)  :: baltisk
Baltic {prop} (Baltic region, Baltic states)  :: Baltikum
Baltic herring {n} (Clupea harengus membras)  :: strömming {c}
Baltic Sea {prop} (a sea)  :: Östersjön {c}
balustrade {n} (row of balusters)  :: balustrad
Balzacian {adj} (of or pertaining to Honoré de Balzac or his writings)  :: balzaciansk
Bambara {prop} (language)  :: bambara
bamboo {n} (plant)  :: bambu {c}
bamboo {n} (wood)  :: bambu {c}
Bamboo Curtain {prop} (political barrier between communist and capitalist in Asia)  :: Bamburidån
bamboo shoot {n} (edible part of some bamboo types)  :: bambuskott {n}
bamboozle {v} (to con, defraud, trick)  :: lura, förleda, dupera, bedra
ban {v} (forbid)  :: banna, förbjuda
ban {n} (prohibition)  :: förbud {n}
banal {adj} (common)  :: banal
banana {n} (fruit)  :: banan
banana peel {n} (outermost layer of the banana)  :: bananskal {n}
banana republic {n} (country)  :: bananrepublik {c}
banana skin {n} (banana skin) SEE: banana peel  ::
band {n} (strip of material wrapped around things to hold them together)  :: band {n}, bindel {c}, snodd {c}, snöre {n}
band {n} (part of radio spectrum)  :: band {n}
band {n} (group of energy levels in a solid state material)  :: band {n}
band {v} (to fasten with a band)  :: binda
band {v} (ornithology: to fasten an identifying band around the leg of)  :: ringmärka
band {n} (group of musicians)  :: band {n}
band {n} (group of people loosely united for a common purpose)  :: band {n}
band {v} ((intransitive) to group together for a common purpose)  :: förena sig, gadda ihop sig
bandage {n} (medical binding)  :: plåster {n}, bandage {n}, förband {n}
bandage {v} (to apply a bandage to something)  :: förbinda, plåstra, lägga om, bandagera
bandage {n} (adhesive bandage) SEE: band-aid  ::
band-aid {n} (adhesive bandage)  :: plåster {n}
band-aid {n} (temporary or makeshift solution)  :: plåster {n}
banded anteater {n} (numbat) SEE: numbat  ::
bandicoot {n} (small Australian marsupial with a long snout)  :: punggrävling {c}
bandit {n} (one who robs others)  :: bandit {c}, bov {c}, rövare {c}
bandit {n} (an outlaw)  :: bandit {c}
bandog {n} (guard dog) SEE: guard dog  ::
bandsaw {n} (a saw whose blade is a continuous band)  :: bandsåg {c}
bandwidth {n} (width of a frequency band)  :: bandbredd {c}
bandwidth {n} (measure of data flow rate in digital networks)  :: bandbredd
bandy {n} (winter sport played on ice)  :: bandy {c}
bane {v} (to (kill by) poison) SEE: poison  ::
bane {n} (killer) SEE: killer  ::
bang {n} (A sudden percussive noise)  :: smäll
bang {n} (A strike upon an object causing such a noise)  :: smäll
bang {n} (An explosion)  :: smäll
bang {n} (hair that hangs down over the forehead)  :: lugg {c}
bang {n} (The symbol !)  :: utropstecken {n}
bang {v} (to make sudden loud noises)  :: smälla
bang {interj} (verbal percussive sound)  :: pang
banger {n} (cylinder) SEE: cylinder  ::
banger {n} (car)  :: rishög {c}
Bangkok {prop} (the capital of Thailand)  :: Bangkok
Bangla {prop} (Bengali) SEE: Bengali  ::
Bangladesh {prop} (country)  :: Bangladesh
Bangladeshi {n} (person from Bangladesh or of Bangladeshi descent)  :: bangladeshare
Bangladeshi {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Bangladesh)  :: bangladeshisk
banister {n} (the handrail on the side of a staircase)  :: trappräcke {n}
banjo {n} (a musical instrument)  :: banjo {c}
bank {n} (institution)  :: bank {c}
bank {n} (branch office)  :: bank {c}, bankkontor {n}
bank {n} (storage for important goods)  :: bank {c}
bank {v} (to put into bank)  :: sätta in
bank {n} (edge of river or lake)  :: bank {c}
bank {n} (an underwater area of higher elevation, a sandbank)  :: bank {c}
bank {n} (embankment, an earth slope)  :: bank {c}
bankable {adj} (reliable) SEE: reliable  ::
bank account {n} (fund deposited by a customer for safekeeping in a bank)  :: bankkonto {n}
bank account {n} (statement summarizing credit and debit transactions with the account)  :: kontoutdrag {n}
bank card {n} (card issued by a bank)  :: bankkort {n}
banker {n} (one who conducts the business of banking)  :: bankir {c}
banker {n} (dealer)  :: bankir {c}
bank machine {n} (automated teller machine) SEE: automated teller machine  ::
banknote {n} (paper currency)  :: sedel
bankrupt {adj} (having been legally declared insolvent)  :: bankrutt
bankruptcy {n} (legally declared or recognized condition of insolvency)  :: konkurs {c}
bank statement {n} (statement of transactions and balances)  :: kontoutdrag {n}
bank vole {n} (species of vole)  :: skogssork
banner {n} (flag)  :: baner {n}, fana {c}
banner {n} (large sign)  :: banderoll {c}
banner {n} (large piece of cloth with a device or motto borne in a procession)  :: banderoll {c}, fana {c}
banner {n} (cause or purpose; a campaign or movement)  :: baner {n}, fana {c}, banderoll {c}
banner {n} (principal standard of a knight)  :: standar {n}
banns {n} (the announcement of a forthcoming marriage)  :: lysning {c}
banquet {n} (a large celebratory meal; a feast)  :: bankett {c}
banter {n} (good humoured conversation)  :: smågnabb, snack [colloquial], småprat, munhuggande {n}
banzai {interj} (hurrah) SEE: hurrah  ::
baozi {n} (Chinese steamed stuffed bun)  :: baozi
baptise {v} (baptise) SEE: baptize  ::
baptism {n} (Christian sacrament)  :: dop {n}
baptismal font {n} (a basin used for baptism)  :: dopfunt {c}
baptismal name {n} (name given at christening)  :: dopnamn
baptism by fire {n} (rite of passage)  :: elddop {n}
baptism of fire {n} (the first experience of a severe ordeal)  :: elddop {n}
baptize {v} (Perform the Christian sacrament of baptism)  :: döpa
baptize {v} (Of rum, brandy, or any other spirits, to dilute with water)  :: blanda ut
bar {n} (vertical bar mark) SEE: pipe  ::
bar {n} (solid object with uniform cross-section)  :: ribba, stång {c}, bom {c}
bar {n} (metallurgy: solid object of round, square, hexagonal, octagonal or rectangular section)  :: stång {c}
bar {n} (long, narrow drawn or printed rectangle, cuboid or cylinder)  :: stång {c}
bar {n} (business licensed to sell intoxicating beverages)  :: bar {c}, pub {c}, krog {c}
bar {n} (counter of such a premises)  :: bar {c}, disk {c}
bar {n} (closet containing alcoholic beverages in a private house or a hotel room)  :: bar {c}, barskåp {n}
bar {n} (official order prohibiting some activity)  :: förbud {n}
bar {n} (collective term for lawyers)  :: advokatsamfund {n}
bar {n} (nautical: sand formation)  :: bank {c}, grund {n}, sandbank {c}
bar {n} (sports: in high jump and pole vault)  :: ribba {c}
bar {v} (to obstruct the passage of)  :: utesluta, avlysa, spärra
bar {v} (to prohibit)  :: utesluta, förbjuda, stänga av
bar {v} (to lock or bolt with a bar)  :: regla, spärra
bar {n} (unit of pressure)  :: bar {c}
bar {n} (music: section of a staff) SEE: measure  ::
bar {prep} (with the exception of) SEE: except  ::
bar {n} (heraldry: one of the ordinaries) SEE: fess  ::
bar {n} (soccer: crossbar) SEE: crossbar  ::
bar {n} (strikethrough) SEE: strikethrough  ::
bar {n} (music: vertical line across a staff) SEE: bar line  ::
bar association {n} (an organization of lawyers)  :: advokatsamfund {n}
barb {n} (bit for a horse) SEE: bit  ::
barb {n} (beard or something that resembles a beard) SEE: beard  ::
barb {n} (point that stands backward in an arrow, fishhook, etc)  :: hulling {c}
Barbadian {n} (person from Barbados)  :: barbadier {c}
Barbadian {adj} (of or relating to Barbados)  :: barbadisk
Barbados {prop} (country in the Caribbean)  :: Barbados
Barbara {prop} (cognates and transliterations of female given name)  :: Barbro
barbarian {adj} (uncivilized)  :: barbarisk
barbarian {n} (an uncivilized person)  :: barbar {c}
barbarian {n} (a warrior associated with Sword and Sorcery stories)  :: barbar {c}
barbaric {adj} (uncivilised)  :: barbarisk
barbarism {n} (error in language use)  :: barbarism {c}
barbecue {v} (to cook food on a barbecue, see also: )  :: grilla
barbecue {v} (grill) SEE: grill  ::
barbecue sauce {n} (type of sauce)  :: grillsås {c}, barbecuesås {c}
barbed wire {n} (twisted strands of steel wire)  :: taggtråd {c}
barbel {n} (fish)  :: barb {c}
barbell {n} (wide steel bar with premeasured weights)  :: skivstång {c}
barber {n} (person whose profession is cutting (usually male) customers' hair and beards)  :: frisör {c}, barberare {c}
barber {v} (to cut the hair)  :: klippa, barbera
barber shop {n} (business which offers haircuts to men) SEE: barbershop  ::
barbershop {n} (barber's shop)  :: frisersalong {c}
barbiturate {n} (derivative of barbituric acid that acts as a depressant of the central nervous system)  :: barbiturat {n}
Barcelona {prop} (capital of Catalonia)  :: Barcelona
barcode {n} (set of machine-readable parallel bars)  :: streckkod {c}
bard {n} (professional poet and singer)  :: bard {c}
bare {adj} (naked, uncovered)  :: bar
bare {adj} (having had what usually covers (something) removed)  :: bar
bareback {adv} (without a saddle)  :: barbacka
barefoot {adj} (wearing nothing on the feet)  :: barfota
barefoot {adv} (wearing nothing on the feet)  :: barfota
barefoot doctor {n} (farmer with basic medical training)  :: barfotaläkare {c}
barefooted {adj} (barefoot) SEE: barefoot  ::
barefooted {adv} (barefoot) SEE: barefoot  ::
Barents Sea {prop} (part of the Arctic Ocean)  :: Barents hav {n}
bargain {n} (agreement or contract concerning sale of property)  :: fynd {n}, klipp {n} [informal], kap {n} [informal]
bargain {v} (to make a bargain)  :: förhandla, köpslå
barge {n} (flat-bottomed bulk carrier mainly for inland waters)  :: pråm {c}
bar iron {n} (iron molded into bars)  :: stångjärn {n}
baritone {n} (male voice)  :: baryton {c}
baritone {n} (person, instrument or group)  :: baryton {c}
baritone horn {n} (baritone horn) SEE: baritone  ::
barium {n} (chemical element)  :: barium
bark {v} (to make a loud noise (dogs))  :: skälla
bark {n} (short, loud, explosive utterance)  :: skall {n}
bark {n} (exterior covering of a tree)  :: bark {c}
bark {v} (to strip the bark from, to peel)  :: barka
bark {v} (to girdle) SEE: girdle  ::
barley {n} (Hordeum vulgare or its grains)  :: korn {n}
bar line {n} (vertical line across a staff)  :: taktstreck {n}
barman {n} (bartender) SEE: bartender  ::
barn {n} (child) SEE: child  ::
barn {n} (building)  :: ladugård {c}, lagård {c} [colloquial], lada {c} [storage]
barn {n} (unit)  :: barn
barnacle {n} (barnacle goose) SEE: barnacle goose  ::
barnacle goose {n} (Branta leucopsis)  :: vitkindad gås {c}
béarnaise sauce {n} (sauce)  :: bearnaisesås {c}, bea {c} [slang]
barn owl {n} (An owl of the genus Tyto)  :: tornuggla
barn swallow {n} (species of swallow)  :: ladusvala {c}
barometer {n} (an instrument for measuring atmospheric pressure)  :: barometer {c}
baron {n} (male ruler of a barony)  :: baron {c}
baroness {n} (female ruler of a barony)  :: baronessa {c}
baroque organ {n} (type of pipe organ)  :: barockorgel {c}
baroreceptor {n} (blood pressure-sensitive nerve ending)  :: baroreceptor {c}
baroscope {n} (barometer) SEE: barometer  ::
barque {n} (sailing vessel, all masts but sternmost square-rigged)  :: bark {c}, barkskepp {n}
barquentine {n} (sailing vessel)  :: Barkentin, Skonertskepp
barrack {n} (a building for soldiers)  :: kasern {c}
barracks {n} (buildings used by military personnel) SEE: barrack  ::
barracuda {n} (predatory competitor) SEE: shark  ::
barrage {n} (artificial obstruction, such as a dam, in a river)  :: fördämning {c}, damm {c}
barrage {n} (heavy curtain of artillery fire)  :: spärreld {c}
barrage {n} (concentrated discharge of projectile weapons)  :: spärreld {c}
barrage {n} (overwhelming outburst of words)  :: störtflod {c}, ström {c}
barre chord {n} (a guitar chord)  :: barréackord
barred {adj} (Prevented)  :: avstängd [barred from police, military, practicing medicine, law, etc.]
barrel {n} (jar) SEE: jar  ::
barrel {n} (round vessel made from staves bound with a hoop)  :: tunna {c}, fat {n}, oljefat {n}
barrel {n} (part of a clarinet)  :: päron {n}
barrel organ {n} (pipe instrument with air controlled pins in a revolving barrel)  :: positiv
barrel roll {n} (aerobatic maneuver)  :: roll {c}
barrel roll {n} (full 360° horizontal rotation by a car)  :: roll {c}
barrel vault {n} (architecture)  :: tunnvalv {n}
barren {n} (area of low fertility and habitation, a desolate place)  :: ödemark
barrette {n} (A clasp or clip for gathering and holding the hair)  :: hårspänne {n}
barricade {n} (a barrier constructed across a road, especially as a military defence)  :: barrikad {c}
barricade {n} (an obstacle, barrier or bulwark)  :: barrikad {c}
barricade {v} (to close or block a road etc., using a barricade)  :: barrikadera
barricade {v} (to keep someone in (or out), using a blockade, especially ships in a port)  :: blockera
barrier {n} (structure that bars passage)  :: bom {c}
barring {prep} (excepting)  :: bortsett från
bar-tailed godwit {n} (bar-tailed godwit)  :: myrspov {c}
bartender {n} (person who works in a bar)  :: bartender
barter {n} (exchange of goods or services)  :: byteshandel {c}
barter {v} (exchange goods or services without involving money)  :: idka byteshandel
Bartholomew {prop} (the Apostle)  :: Bartolomaios, ( older ) Bartolomeus
Bartholomew {prop} (male given name)  :: Bartolomeus
baryon {n} (heavy subatomic particle)  :: baryon {c}
basalt {n} (hard rock)  :: basalt
bascule bridge {n} (type of movable bridge)  :: klaffbro {c}
base {n} (something from which other things extend)  :: grund, bas {c}
base {n} (starting point of thought)  :: början
base {n} (permanent structure for housing military)  :: bas, kasern
base {n} (chemical compound that will neutralize an acid)  :: bas
base {n} (baseball: one of the three places that a runner can stand in safety)  :: bas {c}
base {n} (electronics: controlling terminal of a transistor)  :: bas {c}
base {n} (geometry: lowest side or face)  :: bas
base {v} (have as its foundation or starting point)  :: basera, grunda
base {adj} (of inferior quality)  :: usel
base {adj} (describing metals)  :: oädel
base {n} (bass) SEE: bass  ::
base {n} (apron) SEE: apron  ::
base {n} (housing of a horse) SEE: housing  ::
baseball {n} (ball game)  :: baseboll {c}
baseball {n} (ball used in baseball-game)  :: baseboll {c}
baseball cap {n} (cap)  :: basebollkeps
baseband {n} (frequency range)  :: basband {n}
baseboard {n} (panel or molding between floor and interior wall) SEE: skirting board  ::
based {adj} (founded on)  :: baserad
based {v} (being derived from)  :: baseras
baseless {adj} (based on something that is not true) SEE: unfounded  ::
baseline {n} (tennis: chalk line at the farthest ends of the court indicating the boundary of the area of play)  :: baslinje {c}
basement {n} (floor below ground level)  :: källare {c}
Basenji {n} (Basenji)  :: basenji
Bashkir {adj} (of or relating to Bashkortostan or its people)  :: basjkirisk
Bashkir {n} (a Bashkir person)  :: basjkir {c}
Bashkir {prop} (language)  :: basjkiriska
Bashkiria {prop} (Bashkortostan) SEE: Bashkortostan  ::
Bashkortostan {prop} (federal subject of Russia)  :: Basjkirien, Basjkortostan
basic form {n} (the basic form of a word used as a dictionary entry)  :: uppslagsord {n}, grundform {c}
basic research {n} (type of research)  :: grundforskning {c}
basidium {n} (small club shaped structure)  :: basidium {n}
basil {n} (plant)  :: basilika {c}
basil {n} (herb)  :: basilika {c}
basilean {n} (partisan of a king) SEE: royalist  ::
basilica {n} (Christian church building having a nave)  :: basilika {c}
basilisk {n} (snake-like dragon type)  :: basilisk
basin {n} (bowl for washing)  :: tvättfat {n}, handfat {n}
basin {n} (area of land that drains into a river)  :: avrinningsområde {n}
basis {n} (starting point for an argument)  :: grund {c}, basis {c}
basis {n} (linearly independent set of vectors)  :: bas {c}
basket {n} (container)  :: korg {c}
basket {n} (notional place to store items before ordering them online)  :: kundvagn {c}
basket {n} (basketball: hoop from which a net is suspended)  :: korg {c}
basketball {n} (the sport)  :: basket {c}, korgboll {c}
basketball {n} (the ball used in the sport)  :: basketboll {c}
basketball hoop {n} (a hoop use in basketball)  :: basketkorg {c}
basketmaker {n} (person who weaves baskets)  :: korgmakare {c}
basketweaver {n} (one who takes part in the craft of basketweaving)  :: korgmakare {c}
basking shark {n} (Cetorhinus maximus)  :: brugd {c}
basophil {n} (cell)  :: basofil {c}
Basque {prop} (language)  :: baskiska {c}
Basque {n} (member of a people)  :: bask {m}, baskiska {f}
Basque {adj} (relative to the Basque people or their language)  :: baskisk, compounds with bask
bass {adj} (low in pitch)  :: bas
bass {n} (low spectrum of sound)  :: bas {c}
bass {n} (singer)  :: bas {c}
bass {n} (musical instrument)  :: bas {c}
bass {n} (perch)  :: abbore {c}
bass clef {n} (music symbol)  :: basklav {c}
bass drum {n} (large drum with a low pitch)  :: bastrumma {c}
basset horn {n} (alto instrument of the clarinet family)  :: bassetthorn {n}
bass fiddle {n} (instrument) SEE: double bass  ::
bass guitar {n} (stringed musical instrument)  :: basgitarr {c}, bas {c}
bassist {n} (musician)  :: basist {c}
bassoon {n} (musical instrument in the woodwind family)  :: fagott {c}
bassoonist {n} (person who plays the bassoon)  :: fagottist {c}
bass viol {n} (musical instrument) SEE: double bass  ::
bass violin {n} (instrument) SEE: double bass  ::
bast {n} (fibre made from the phloem of certain plants)  :: bast {n}
bastard {n} (person born to unmarried parents)  :: bastard {c}, [vulgar] horunge {c}, oäkting {c}
bastard {n} (contemptible etc. person)  :: skitstövel {c}
bastard {n} (humorously: man, fellow)  :: jävel, skit {c}, sate {c}
baste {v} (To sew with long or loose stitches)  :: tråckla
bastille {n} (prison) SEE: prison  ::
bastille {n} (fortress) SEE: fortress  ::
bastille {n} (citadel) SEE: citadel  ::
Bastille {prop} (a prison in France)  :: Bastiljen
bastion {n} (projecting part of a rampart)  :: bastion {c}
bastion {n} (well-fortified position)  :: befästning {c}
bat {n} (small flying mammal)  :: fladdermus {c}
bat {n} (club used for striking the ball in sports)  :: slagträ {n}, basebollträ {n}
bat an eyelid {v} (to react in any slight way)  :: höja på ögonbrynen
batch {n} (quantity of baked goods made at one time)  :: bak {n}, sats {c}
batch {n} (quantity of anything produced in one operation)  :: sats {c}, batch
batch {n} (group or collection of things of the same kind)  :: sats {c}
batch file {n} (file containing instructions for OS)  :: batchfil {c}
bate {v} (simple past of beat) SEE: beat  ::
bate {v} (masturbate) SEE: masturbate  ::
bateleur {n} (Terathopius ecaudatus)  :: gycklarörn {c}
bath {n} (tub)  :: badkar {n}, kar {n}
bath {n} (room)  :: badrum {n}
bath {n} (act of bathing)  :: bad {n}
bath {v} (To wash a person or animal in a bath)  :: bada
bathe {v} (to clean oneself)  :: bada
bathe {v} (to clean a person by immersion in water)  :: bada
bathe {n} (act of bathing)  :: bad {n}
bathe {v} (to sunbathe) SEE: sunbathe  ::
bather {n} (One who bathes or swims)  :: badare {c}, simmare {c}
bathing cap {n} (cap worn by swimmers) SEE: swim cap  ::
bathing suit {n} (tight fitting garment for swimming) SEE: swimsuit  ::
bathing trunks {n} (pair of shorts or briefs) SEE: swimming trunks  ::
bathos {n} (depth) SEE: depth  ::
bathos {n} (nadir) SEE: nadir  ::
bathrobe {n} (terrycloth robe)  :: badrock {c}
bathroom {n} (a room with a bathtub)  :: badrum {n}
bathroom {n} (room with a toilet) SEE: toilet  ::
bath towel {n} (towel for drying the body)  :: badhandduk {c}
bathtub {n} (large container in which a person may bathe)  :: badkar {n}
bathtub curve {n} (curve)  :: badkarskurva {c}
bathyscaphe {n} (self-propelled deep-sea submersible)  :: batyskaf
batik {n} (A method of dyeing fabric)  :: batik {c}
Batman {prop} (the bat-themed hero)  :: Batman, Läderlappen
baton {n} (military staff of office)  :: stav {c}
baton {n} (music: conductor's stick)  :: dirigentpinne {c}
baton {n} (sports: object transferred by relay runners)  :: stafettpinne {c}
baton {n} (club of the police)  :: batong {c}
batsman {n}  :: slagman {c}
battalion {n} (army unit)  :: bataljon {c}
batter {v} (to hit or strike violently and repeatedly)  :: misshandla
batter {v} (to coat with batter)  :: panera
batter {n} (beaten mixture of flour and liquid)  :: smet {c}
batter {n} (player attempting to hit the ball)  :: slagman {c}
battery {n} (device storing electricity)  :: batteri {n}
battery {n} (legal: act of unlawful violence)  :: vållande av kroppsskada, misshandel
battery {n} (coordinated group of artillery)  :: batteri
battle {n} (general action, fight, or encounter; a combat)  :: slag {n}
battle {n}  :: slag {n}
battle {v}  :: strida
battle-ax {n} (battle axe) SEE: battle axe  ::
battle axe {n} (electric guitar) SEE: electric guitar  ::
battle axe {n} (ancient military weapon)  :: stridsyxa {c}
battle axe {n} (belligerent woman)  :: drake {c}, rivjärn {n}
battle cry {n} (something the troops yell out when going to war or battle)  :: stridsrop {n}
battlefield {n} (field of a land battle)  :: slagfält {c}, krigsfält {c}
battleground {n} (location) SEE: battlefield  ::
battlement {n} (indented parapet formed by a series of rising members)  :: krenelering {c}
battle of the sexes {n} (any competition between males and females)  :: könskamp {c}
battleship {n} (warship)  :: slagskepp {n}
battleship {n} (guessing game)  :: sänka skepp
battleship {n}  :: slagskepp
bauble {n} (small shiny spherical decoration, commonly put on Christmas trees)  :: julgranskula {c}
bauxite {n} (ore)  :: bauxit {c}
Bavaria {prop} (state)  :: Bayern
Bavarian {adj} (of or pertaining to Bavaria)  :: bajersk
Bavarian {n} (person from Bavaria or of Bavarian descent)  :: bajersk
bavette {n} (flank steak) SEE: flank steak  ::
bawdy {adj} (obscene)  :: oanständig
bay {n} (herb)  :: lager
bay {n} (body of water)  :: bukt {c}, golf {c}
bay leaf {n} (herb)  :: lagerblad {n}
Bay of Bengal {prop} (Large bay in the northeastern Indian Ocean)  :: Bengaliska viken
Bay of Biscay {prop} (gulf)  :: Biscayabukten
bayonet {n} (weapon)  :: bajonett {c}
bazaar {n} (marketplace)  :: basar {c}
bazooka {n} (American shoulder fired rocket grenade launcher)  :: bazooka {c}
bazooka {n} (any shoulder fired rocket grenade launcher)  :: bazooka {c}, raketgevär {n}
BC {initialism} (before Christ)  :: f.Kr. (före Kristus)
BCE {initialism} (before the common era)  :: f.v.t., fvt (före vår tideräkning)
BDSM {n} (sexual practice)  :: BDSM
be {v} (occupy a place)  :: vara, ligga, stå, sitta, finnas
be {v} (occur, take place)  :: vara, ske [about actions]
be {v} (exist)  :: vara, existera, finnas, finnas till
be {v} (elliptical form of "be here", or similar)  :: vara
be {v} (used to indicate that the subject and object are the same)  :: vara
be {v} (used to indicate that the values on either side of an equation are the same)  :: vara, vara lika med
be {v} (used to indicate that the subject plays the role of the predicate nominal)  :: vara
be {v} (used to connect a noun to an adjective that describes it)  :: vara
be {v} (used to indicate that the subject has the qualities described by a noun or noun phrase)  :: vara
be {v} (used to form the passive voice)  :: bli, -s [suffix used on the verb]
be {v} (used to form the continuous forms of various tenses)  :: (rarely translated; use the equivalent simple tense or possibly hålla på att + infinitive)
be {v} ((archaic) used to form the perfect aspect with certain intransitive verbs)  :: vara, ha
be {v} (used to form future tenses, especially the future subjunctive)  :: [for indicative: use present tense or kommer att + infinitive; for subjunctive: use om ... skulle + infinitive or (archaically) use past subjunctive]
be {v} (used to indicate weather, air quality, or the like)  :: vara
be able to {v} (have ability to)  :: kunna
beach {n} (sandy shore)  :: sandstrand {c}, strand {c}
beach {v} (run something aground on a beach)  :: stranda
beach ball {n} (a large light inflatable ball used in beach games)  :: badboll {c}
beach volleyball {n} (sport)  :: beachvolleyboll
beacon {n} (signal fire)  :: vårdkase, böte [used in Finland and in eastern Sweden]
bead {n} (pierced small round object)  :: pärla {c}
bead {n} (small drop of liquid)  :: pärla {c}
bead tree {n} (Melia azedarach)  :: zedrak
beagle {n} (dog)  :: beagle
beak {n} (structure projecting from a bird's face)  :: näbb {c}
beak {n} (slang: human nose) SEE: schnozzle  ::
beaker {n} (flat-bottomed vessel)  :: bägare {c}
beaker {n} (drinking vessel without a handle)  :: mugg {c}
beaker {n} (mug)  :: mugg {c}
beakhead {n} (protruding part at the bow of a sailing ship)  :: galjon {c}
be all ears {v} (to listen carefully or eagerly; to anticipate)  :: vara idel öra, spetsa öronen
beam {n} (large piece of timber or iron)  :: balk {c}
beam {n} (principal horizontal beam in a building)  :: balk {c}, bjälke
beam {n} (ray)  :: stråle {c}
beam {v} (to emit light)  :: stråla
beam {v} (to smile broadly)  :: stråla
beam {v} (scifi: to transmit over high-tech wireless mechanism)  :: stråla
bean {n} (seed)  :: böna {c}
beanbag {n} (piece of furniture)  :: saccosäck {c}
bean curd {n} (tofu) SEE: tofu  ::
bean goose {n} (Anser fabalis)  :: sädgås {c}
beanie {n} (cap that fits the head closely)  :: mössa {c}
bear {v} (to give birth) SEE: give birth  ::
bear {n} (large mammal of family Ursidae)  :: björn {c}
bear {n} (investor who sells in anticipation of falling prices)  :: baissespekulant {c}
bear {n} (large hairy man)  :: björn {c}
bear {v} (to carry)  :: bära
bear {v} (to be equipped with)  :: bära, inneha
bear {v} (to declare as testimony)  :: vittna [bear testimony]
bear {v} (to put up with)  :: tåla, uthärda
bear {v} (to produce or yield)  :: bära, frambringa
bearberry {n} (the genus Arctostaphylos)  :: mjölon
bearberry {n} (the species Arctostaphylos uva-ursi)  :: mjölon
bearcat {n} (binturong) SEE: binturong  ::
bearcat {n} (red panda) SEE: red panda  ::
bearcat {n} (giant panda) SEE: giant panda  ::
bear cub {n} (young bear)  :: björnunge {c}
beard {n} (facial hair)  :: skägg {n}
bearded {adj} (having a beard)  :: skäggig, skäggprydd
bearded vulture {n} (vulture) SEE: lammergeier  ::
bear garlic {n} (ramsons) SEE: ramsons  ::
bear hug {n} (any especially large hug, usually friendly)  :: björnkram {c}, bamsekram {c}
bearing {n} (mechanical device)  :: lager {n}
bearing {n} (nautical sense)  :: bäring {c}
bearing {n} (posture)  :: hållning {c}
bear witness {v} (prove, demonstrate)  :: vittna [constructed with "om"]
beast {n} (non-human animal)  :: best {c}
beast of burden {n} (animal that carries or pulls heavy loads)  :: lastdjur {n}, dragdjur {n}
beast of prey {n} (animal)  :: rovdjur {n}
beat {v} (to hit, to knock, to pound, to strike)  :: slå
beat {v} (to strike or pound repeatedly)  :: slå
beat {v} (to win against)  :: slå, besegra, klå
beat {v} (nautical - to sail to windward)  :: slå
beat {v} (to mix food)  :: vispa
beat {adj} (exhausted)  :: slutkörd
beat {n} (act of reporting before a rival) SEE: scoop  ::
beat around the bush {v} (to delay or avoid talking about something difficult or unpleasant)  :: gå som katten kring het gröt
Beatles {prop} (rock music quartet)  :: Beatles {p}, Beatlarna {c-p}
Beatrice {prop} (female given name)  :: Beatrice
beau {n} (boyfriend) SEE: boyfriend  ::
Beaufort scale {prop} (measure for the intensity of the wind)  :: Beauforts skala {c}
beautiful {adj} (possessing charm and attractive)  :: fin, vacker
beautiful {adj} (of weather: pleasant, clear)  :: fint {n}, vackert {n}
beauty {n} (quality of pleasing appearance)  :: skönhet {c}, fägring {c} [poetic]
beauty {n} (beautiful female)  :: skönhet {c}
beauty contest {n} (beauty pageant) SEE: beauty pageant  ::
beauty is in the eye of the beholder {proverb} (people have different ideas of what is beautiful)  :: skönheten ligger i betraktarens ögon
beauty pageant {n} (competition on attractiveness)  :: skönhetstävling
beauty parlor {n} (salon with hairdressers and beauticians)  :: skönhetssalong {c}
beauty queen {n} (winner of a beauty contest)  :: skönhetsdrottning {c}
beauty salon {n} (beauty salon) SEE: beauty parlor  ::
beauty sleep {n} (Extra sleep or a special nap)  :: skönhetssömn {c}
beauty spot {n} (birthmark) SEE: mole  ::
beaver {n} (aquatic rodent)  :: bäver
beaver {n} (coarse slang: pubic hair/vulva of a woman)  :: mus {c}
be born {v} (to come into existence through birth)  :: födas
be born yesterday {v} (to be inexperienced)  :: vara född igår
bebother {v} (to bring trouble upon)  :: besvära
be bothered {v} (have enthusiasm)  :: bemöda sig
be called {v} (to have a specific name)  :: heta
be careful {interj} (proceed with caution)  :: Ta det försiktigt
because {adv} (on account)  :: på grund av
because {conj} (by or for the cause that; on this account that; for the reason that)  :: därför att, eftersom
because of {prep} (on account of, by reason of, for the purpose of)  :: på grund av
Bechuanaland {prop} (former name for Botswana)  :: Bechuanaland
beckon {v} (to wave and/or to nod to somebody with the intention to make the person come closer)  :: vinka till sig
become {v} (to begin to be)  :: bli
become {v} (to look attractive on, be suitable for)  :: klä, passa
becquerel {n} (unit of radioactive activity)  :: becquerel {c}
bed {n} (piece of furniture)  :: bädd {c}, säng {c}
bed {n} (prepared spot to spend the night in)  :: bädd {c}
bed {n} (the bottom of a lake or other body of water)  :: bädd {c}
bed {n} (garden plot)  :: rabatt {c}
bed {n} (platform of a vehicle that supports the load)  :: flak {n}
bed {v} (to go to a sleeping bed)  :: lägga sig, gå och lägga sig
bed {v} (to put oneself to sleep)  :: lägga sig
bed {v} (to have sexual intercourse with)  :: sova med, ligga med
bed {n} (shaped piece of timber to hold a cask clear) SEE: pallet  ::
bed and breakfast {n} (guesthouse providing breakfast)  :: bed-and-breakfast {n}, rum och frukost {c}
bedbound {adj} (unable to leave one's bed) SEE: bedridden  ::
bedbug {n} (small nocturnal insect)  :: vägglus {c}
bedclothes {n} (sheets, blankets, quilts or other coverings used on a bed)  :: sängkläder {c-p}
bedcover {n} (decorative cover for a bed) SEE: bedspread  ::
bedding {n} (bedlinen)  :: sängkläder {p}
bedfast {adj} (unable to leave one's bed) SEE: bedridden  ::
bedfellow {n} (one with whom one shares a bed)  :: sängkamrat {c}
bedjacket {n} (a short jacket worn when sitting up in bed)  :: lisös {c}, bäddjacka {c}, bäddkofta {?}, läskofta {?}
bedouin {n} (desert-dweller)  :: beduin
bedridden {adj} (confined to bed)  :: sängliggande, sängbunden
bedrock {n} (underground solid rock)  :: urberg {n}
bedroom {n} (room in a house where a bed is kept for sleeping)  :: sovrum {n}
bedsheet {n} (a sheet, a piece of cloth cut and finished as bedlinen)  :: lakan {n}
bedside table {n} (nightstand) SEE: nightstand  ::
bedsore {n} (Lesion caused by pressure)  :: liggsår {n}, trycksår {n}
bedspread {n} (topmost covering of a bed)  :: överkast {n}, sängöverkast {n}
bedtime {n} (time when one goes to bed to sleep)  :: läggdags, sängdags
bedtime story {n} (story read to children before they sleep)  :: godnattsaga {c}
bedwetting {n} (involuntary urination while asleep)  :: sängvätning {c}
bee {n} (insect)  :: bi {n}
bee {n} (name of the letter B, b)  :: be
beech {n} (tree of Fagus family)  :: bok {c}
beechnut {n} (nut of the beech tree)  :: bokollon {n}
bee-eater {n} (bird in the family Meropidae)  :: biätare {c}
beef {n} (cow, bull) SEE: cow  ::
beef {n} (meat)  :: nötkött {n}
beefcake {n} (muscular, desirable man)  :: muskelknutte {c}
beefsteak {n} (steak)  :: biffstek {c}, biff {c}
beef up {v} (to strengthen or reinforce) SEE: strengthen  ::
beefy {adj} (robust) SEE: robust  ::
beefy {adj} (muscular) SEE: muscular  ::
beehive {n} (home of bees)  :: bikoloni {c}, bisamhälle {n}, kupa {c}, bikupa {c}
beehive {n} (man-made structure in which bees are kept for their honey)  :: bikupa {c}
beehive {n} (figurative: any place in which people are very busy)  :: bikupa {c}
beekeeper {n} (someone who keeps bees)  :: biodlare {c}
beep {n} (the sound of a the horn of a car)  :: tut
beep {n} (electronically produced tone)  :: tut, pip
beer {n} (alcoholic drink made of malt)  :: öl {n}
beer {n} (glass of beer)  :: öl {c}
beer belly {n} (protruding abdomen)  :: ölmage {c}
beer can {n} (can containing beer)  :: ölburk {c}
beer gut {n} (beer belly) SEE: beer belly  ::
beestings {n} (first milk drawn from an animal) SEE: colostrum  ::
beeswax {n} (wax secreted by bees)  :: bivax {n}
Beethoven {prop} (German surname)  :: Beethoven
beetle {n} (insect)  :: skalbagge {c}
Beetle {n} (Volkswagen car)  :: Volkswagen Typ 1, folkvagn {c}, folka {c}, bubbla {c}, bagge {c}
beetroot {n} (a normally deep red coloured cultivar of the beet)  :: rödbeta {c}
beey {adj} (reminiscent or containing bees)  :: biig
before {prep} (earlier than in time)  :: före, innan
before {prep} (in front of in space)  :: framför, före, inför
before {prep} (in store for, in the future of)  :: framför
before {prep} (in front of according to an ordering system)  :: före, framför
before {adv} (at an earlier time)  :: förr, förut, tidigare
before {adv} (in advance)  :: framför, före
before {conj} (in advance of the time when)  :: förrän, innan
before {conj} (rather or sooner than)  :: hellre
beforehand {adv} (at an earlier time)  :: på förhand, i förväg
before long {prep} (soon) SEE: soon  ::
beforesaid {adj} (previously said) SEE: aforesaid  ::
beg {v} (to request the help of someone, ask for money)  :: tigga
beg {v} (to supplicate, to plead with someone for help)  :: be, bönfalla
beget {v} (to procreate)  :: avla
beggar {n} (person who begs)  :: tiggare {c}
beggar {n} (person suffering poverty)  :: tiggare {c}
beggars can't be choosers {proverb} (when resources are limited, one must accept even substandard gifts)  :: skåda inte en given häst i munnen
begin {v} (to start, to initiate or take the first step into something.)  :: börja, begynna, inleda, påbörja
beginner {n} (someone who just recently started)  :: nybörjare {c}
beginning {n} (act of doing that which begins anything)  :: början, begynnelse
beginning {n} (that which is begun)  :: början
beginning {n} (that which begins or originates something)  :: början, upphov, orsak
beginning {n} (initial portion of some extended thing)  :: början
begone {v} (begone)  :: försvinn
begonia {n} (plants of the genus Begonia)  :: begonia {c}
begum {n} (a high ranking woman)  :: begum {c}
behalf {n} (stead) SEE: stead  ::
behave {v} (to act in a specific manner)  :: uppföra sig
behave oneself {v} (to act in a polite or proper way) SEE: behave  ::
behavior {n} (way an animal or human behaves or acts)  :: beteende {n}
behavior {n}  :: beteende {n}, uppförande
behaviorism {n} (approach to psychology focusing on behavior)  :: behaviorism
behaviour {n} (way an animal or human behaves or acts)  :: beteende {n}, uppförande {n}
behaviour {n} (the way matter moves or acts)  :: beteende {n}
behaviour {n}  :: beteende {n}, uppförande
behavioural science {n} (analysis and investigation of human and animal behaviour)  :: beteendevetenskap {c}
behead {v} (to remove the head)  :: halshugga, dekapitera
beheadal {n} (beheading) SEE: beheading  ::
beheading {n} (an instance of beheading)  :: halshuggning {c}
behemoth {n} (mighty beast in the Book of Job)  :: Behemot
behest {n} (command, bidding)  :: order, befallning
behind {prep} (at the back of)  :: bakom
behind {prep} (to the back of)  :: bakom
behind {prep} (after, time- or motion-wise)  :: efter
behind {prep} (in support of)  :: bakom
behind {prep}  :: bak, bakom
behind {adv} (at the back part; in the rear)  :: bakom
behind {adv} (toward the back part or rear; backward)  :: baktill
behind {n} (rear, back-end)  :: bak, baksida, akter, ända
behind {n} (butt, buttocks)  :: bak, ända
behind {n}  :: botten
behind bars {prep} (in jail or prison)  :: bakom lås och bom
behind closed doors {prep} (in private)  :: bakom lyckta dörrar
behind the scenes {prep} (in secret; out of public view)  :: bakom kulisserna
behind the wheel {prep} (in control of a vehicle)  :: bakom ratten, vid ratten
behold {v} (to see, to look at)  :: skåda, betrakta, åskåda
beholder {n} (someone who observes or beholds; an observer or spectator)  :: betraktare {c}, iakttagare {c}, åskådare {c}
behoove {v} (to suit; to befit)  :: [reflexive] passa, bekomma
behoove {v} (to be necessary)  :: vara nödvändig, krävas [passive infinitive of kräva]
beige {n} (colour)  :: beige
Beijing {prop} (capital of China)  :: Beijing, Peking {n}
being {n} (a living creature)  :: varelse {c}, väsen
being {n} (the state or fact of existence)  :: tillvaro, existens
Beirut {prop} (capital of Lebanon)  :: Beirut
Belarus {prop} (country)  :: Vitryssland, Belarus
Belarusian {adj} (pertaining to Belarus)  :: vitrysk
Belarusian {prop} (language)  :: vitryska, belarusiska
Belarusian {n} (person from Belarus or of Belarusian descent)  :: vitryss {c} [male], vitryska {c} [female], belarusier {c} [male], belarusiska {c} [female]
belated {adj} (later in relation to the proper time)  :: försenad, senkommen
belaying pin {n}  :: koffernagel
belch {v} (expel gas from the stomach through the mouth)  :: rapa
beleaguered {adj} (beset by trouble or difficulty)  :: hårt ansatt, trängd, hårt pressad
Belfast {prop} (capital of Northern Ireland)  :: Belfast
belfry {n} (tower or steeple specifically for containing bells, especially as part of a church)  :: klocktorn
Belgian {n} (Belgian, person from Belgium)  :: belgare {m}, belgiska {f}
Belgian {adj} (of or pertaining to Belgium)  :: belgisk
Belgian {adj} (of or pertaining to Belgians or Belgian people)  :: belgisk
Belgian Congo {prop} (Belgian colony)  :: Belgiska Kongo
Belgian Sheepdog {n} (Umbrella term for the four Belgian sheepdog variants)  :: belgisk vallhund {c}
Belgium {prop} (country in Europe)  :: Belgien
Belgorod {prop} (a city in Russia)  :: Belgorod
Belgrade {prop} (capital of Serbia)  :: Belgrad
belie {v} (to contradict or show to be false)  :: motsäga
belief {n} (mental acceptance of a claim as truth)  :: tro {c}
belief {n} (something believed)  :: tro {c}
belief {n} (the quality or state of believing)  :: tro {c}
belief {n} (religious faith)  :: tro {c}
belief {n} (religious or moral convictions)  :: tro {c}
believable {adj} (capable of being believed; credible)  :: trovärdig
believe {v} (to accept that someone is telling the truth (object: person))  :: tro
believe {v} (to accept as true)  :: tro
believe {v} (to consider likely)  :: tro, förmoda, anta
believe {v} (to have religious faith; to believe in a greater truth)  :: tro
belittle {v} (to knowingly say that something is smaller or less important than it actually is)  :: förringa
Belize {prop} (country)  :: Belize
Belizean {n} (person from Belize)  :: belizier
Belizean {adj} (Pertaining to Belize)  :: belizisk
Belizian {n} (Belizean) SEE: Belizean  ::
Belizian {adj} (Belizean) SEE: Belizean  ::
bell {n} (percussive instrument)  :: klocka {c}, pingla {c} (very small)
bell {n} (informal: telephone call)  :: pling {n}
bell {n} (the flared end of a brass or woodwind instrument)  :: klockstycke {n}
belladonna {n} (a plant, Atropa belladonna) SEE: deadly nightshade  ::
bellboy {n} (A male worker, usually at a hotel, who carries luggage and runs errands)  :: piccolo
belles-lettres {n} (humanities) SEE: humanities  ::
bell-gable {n} (an architectural element)  :: klockgavel {c}
bell housing {n} (cover)  :: sprängkåpa {c}
bellicist {n} (warmonger) SEE: warmonger  ::
belligerence {n} (state of being belligerent)  :: stridslystnad {c}
belligerent {adj} (engaged in warfare)  :: krigförande
belligerent {adj} (eager to go to war)  :: krigslysten {n}
belligerent {adj} (hostile, eager to fight)  :: stridslysten
bellow {n} (the deep roar of a large animal, or any similar loud noise)  :: vrål {n}, böl {n}, bröl {n}
bellow {v} (to make a noise like the deep roar of a large animal)  :: ryta, bröla
bellow {v} (to shout or scream in a deep voice)  :: vråla, gapa, gorma, gasta
bellows {n} (air blower)  :: blåsbälg {c}
bell pepper {n} (spicy-sweet vegetable)  :: paprika {c}
bell ringer {n} (bell ringer)  :: klockringare {c}, ringare {c}
bellwether {n} (the leading sheep of a flock, having a bell hung round its neck)  :: skällgumse, ledargestalt, rättesnöre
belly {n} (abdomen)  :: mage {c}
bellyacher {n} (whiner)  :: gnällspik {c}
bellybutton {n} (the navel or umbilicus) SEE: navel  ::
belly dance {n} (form of dance)  :: magdans {c}
belly flop {n} (style of diving)  :: magplask {n}
belong {v} (have its proper place)  :: höra
belong {v} (be accepted in a group)  :: höra hit [belong here], tillhöra [belong to]
belong {v} (be the property of)  :: tillhöra
belong {v} (set theory: be an element of)  :: tillhöra, höra till
belonging {n} (the action of the verb to belong)  :: tillhörighet {c}
belonging {n} (something physical that is owned)  :: tillhörighet {c}
belongings {n} (plural form of belonging)  :: tillhörigheter {c-p}
beloved {adj} (loved)  :: älskade
below {prep} (lower in spatial position than)  :: nedan, under
below {prep} (lower in value than)  :: under
below {prep} (downstream of)  :: nedströms
below {prep} (south of)  :: nedanför
below {prep} (unsuitable to the rank or dignity of)  :: under
below {adv} (in a lower place)  :: nedan, under
below {adv} (on a lower storey)  :: inunder
below {adv} (farther down)  :: nedanför, nedom
below {adv} (nautical: on a lower deck)  :: under däck
below {adv} (of a temperature: below zero)  :: minus
below the belt {prep} ((boxing) of a punch that lands below the opponent's waist)  :: under bältet
below the belt {prep} (unfair; not according to the rules)  :: under bältet
belt {n} (band worn around the waist)  :: gördel, bälte
belt {n} (geographical region)  :: bälte {n}
belt and braces {n} (redundant system)  :: bälte och hängslen
belt and suspenders {n} (redundant system)  :: bälte och hängslen
beltway {n} (a freeway that encircles a city) SEE: ring road  ::
beluga {n} (fish, Huso huso)  :: hus {c}
bemock {v} (mock) SEE: mock  ::
bench {n} (long seat)  :: bänk {c}
bench {n} (sports: where players sit when not playing)  :: avbytarbänk {c}, bänk {c}
bench {n} (workbench) SEE: workbench  ::
benchlet {n} (stool) SEE: stool  ::
benchmark {n} (standard)  :: måttstock {c}, riktmärke {n}
benchmark {n} (surveyor's mark)  :: fixpunkt
bend {v} (to cause to shape into a curve)  :: böja
bend {v} (to become curved)  :: böja, krokna
bend {v} (to force to submit)  :: kuva
bend {v} (to tie a line)  :: binda
bend {v} (to change the pitch)  :: glida
bend {n} (curve)  :: kurva {c}, krök {c}, böj
bend {n} (knot)  :: knop
bend {n} (heraldry: one of the ordinaries)  :: balk {c}
bend of the arm {n} (bend of the arm - translation entry)  :: armveck {n}
bend sinister {n} (diagonal band on coat of arms going from top right to bottom left)  :: ginbalk {c}
Benedict {prop} (male given name)  :: Bengt
Benedicta {prop} (feminine form of Benedict)  :: Bengta
benefactor {n} (on who gives gifts or help)  :: välgörare {c}
beneficial {adj} (helpful or good to something or someone)  :: fördelaktig, gynnsam
beneficiary {n} (one who benefits from the distribution, especially of an estate)  :: förmånstagare {c}
benefit {n} (advantage, help or aid)  :: fördel {c}
benefit {n} (payment, subsidy)  :: bidrag {n}, understöd {n}
benefit {v} (to be or provide a benefit to)  :: gagna, gynna
benefit {v} (to receive a benefit)  :: dra fördel av, gynnas, gagnas
Benelux {prop} (an economic and customs union made up of Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg)  :: Benelux
benevolent {adj} (having a disposition to do good)  :: välvillig
Bengal {prop} (region in South Asia)  :: Bengalen {n}
Bengali {adj} (of or pertaining to Bengal)  :: bengalisk
Bengali {n} (person from Bengal)  :: bengal
Bengali {prop} (language)  :: bengali, bengaliska
Benghazi {prop} (Benghazi, Libya)  :: Benghazi
benign {adj} ((medicine) not posing any serious threat to health)  :: godartad, benign
benign {adj}  :: godartad
Benin {prop} (country)  :: Benin
Benjamin {prop} (the youngest son of Jacob)  :: Benjamin
Benjamin {prop} (male given name)  :: Benjamin
bent {adj} (folded)  :: böjd
bent {n}  :: böjelse
bent {n} (grass) SEE: bentgrass  ::
bent grass {n} (grass of the genus Agrostis) SEE: bentgrass  ::
bentgrass {n} (grass of the genus Agrostis)  :: ven {c}
benumb {v} (make numb) SEE: numb  ::
benzaldehyde {n} (C6H5CHO)  :: bensaldehyd
benzene {n} (aromatic compound C6H6)  :: bensen
benzene ring {n}  :: bensenring
benzine {n} (benzene) SEE: benzene  ::
benzodiazepine {n} (any of a class of psychoactive drugs)  :: bensodiazepin {c}
bepowder {v} (sprinkle or cover with powder)  :: pudra
be prepared {phrase} (motto)  :: var redo, var förberedd, var beredd
bequeath {v} (to give or leave by will)  :: testamentera, efterlämna, lämna i arv
be quiet {interj} (remain silent) SEE: silence  ::
bereave {v} (To take away someone or something important or close)  :: beröva, frånta
bereft {adj} (deprived of)  :: berövad
beret {n} (type of brimless cap)  :: basker {c}
Bering Sea {prop} (sea)  :: Berings hav
berkelium {n} (transuranic chemical element)  :: berkelium
Berlin {prop} (capital city of Germany)  :: Berlin
Berlin Wall {prop} (wall that parted Berlin)  :: Berlinmuren {c}
Bermuda {prop} (island group)  :: Bermuda
Bermuda Triangle {prop} (area in Atlantic Ocean)  :: Bermudatriangeln
Bernard {prop} (male given name)  :: Bernhard
berry {n} (small fruit)  :: bär {n}
berserk {n} (a crazed Norse warrior who fought in a frenzy)  :: bärsärk {c}
Bert {prop} (male given name)  :: Bert
berth {n} (bunk)  :: koj, slaf, sovplats
Bertha {prop} (female given name)  :: Berta
beryl {n} (gem)  :: beryll {c}
beryl {n} (colour)  :: beryllfärg {c}
beryl {adj} (of a dull blueish green colour)  :: beryllfärgad
beryllium {n} (chemical element)  :: beryllium {n}
beseech {v} (to beg)  :: bönfalla
be sick {v} (vomit) SEE: vomit  ::
beside {prep} (next to)  :: intill, bredvid
beside oneself {adj} (consumed by an emotion)  :: utom sig
besiege {v} (to surround with armed forces)  :: belägra
besiege {v} (to vex, to attack continually)  :: belägra
be silent {v} (silent) SEE: silent  ::
be silent {v} (refrain from speaking)  :: tiga, vara tyst
bespectacled {adj} (wearing spectacles (glasses))  :: glasögonprydd
bespoke {adj} (individually or custom made)  :: skräddarsydd
best {adj} (superlative of the adjective good)  :: bäst
best {adv} (superlative of the adverb well)  :: bäst
best {n} (effort)  :: bästa
best {n} (person)  :: bästa, bäste
best {v} (to beat)  :: besegra
best friend {n} (an especially close and trusted friend)  :: bästa vän, bäste vän {m}, bästis {c}
bestiality {n} (sexual activity)  :: tidelag {n}
bestiary {n} (A medieval treatise of animals)  :: bestiarium {n}
best regards {n} (polite closing of a letter)  :: med vänliga hälsningar
bestride {v} (dominate) SEE: dominate  ::
bestseller {n} (book or thing sold in large numbers)  :: storsäljare {c}
best-selling {adj} (superlative of well-selling)  :: bästsäljande
bet {n} (a wager)  :: vad {n}
bet {v} (To stake or pledge upon the outcome of an event)  :: slå vad
bet {v} (To place money into the pot in poker)  :: satsa
beta {adj} (beta)  :: beta
beta {n} (letter of the Greek alphabet)  :: beta
beta blocker {n} (blocking agent)  :: betablockerare {c}, β-blockerare {c}
betake {v} (to go or move)  :: bege sig, ta sin tillflykt
beta particle {n} (energetic electron or positron)  :: betapartikel {c}
Bethlehem {prop} (City)  :: Betlehem
betimes {adv} (in good season or time)  :: tidigt
betray {v} (to deliver into the hands of an enemy)  :: förråda, svika
betray {v} (to prove faithless or treacherous)  :: förråda, svika
betray {v} (to violate the confidence of, by disclosing a secret)  :: förråda, svika
betray {v} (to lead astray, as a maiden)  :: bedraga, bedra, vilseleda
betrayal {n} (treason) SEE: treason  ::
betrayer {n} (someone who betrays)  :: angivare, förrädare, svikare
betroth {v} (to promise to give in marriage)  :: förlova, trolova
betrothed {v} (past of betroth)  :: trolovad
betrothed {n} (fiancé or fiancée)  :: förlovad, trolovad, fästman {m}, fästmö {f}
better {adj} (comparative of the adjectives good or well)  :: bättre
better {adv} (comparative form of the adverb well)  :: bättre
better {v} (to improve)  :: förbättra
better an egg today than a hen tomorrow {proverb} (a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush) SEE: a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush  ::
better half {n} (spouse or lover)  :: bättre hälft {c}
better late than never {adv} (it’s better to do something late, than to never do it at all)  :: bättre sent än aldrig
betting {n} (act of placing a bet)  :: vadslagning {n}
between {prep} (in the position or interval that separates two things)  :: mellan
between {prep} (shared in confidence by)  :: mellan
between {prep} (one of, representing a choice)  :: mellan
between a rock and a hard place {prep} (between a rock and a hard place)  :: (välja) mellan pest och kolera ((choose) between plague and cholera)
betwixt {prep} (between, specifically between two things)  :: mellan
bevel {n} (An edge that is canted, one that is not a 90 degree angle)  :: avfasning {c}, avrundning {c}
beverage {n} (a drink)  :: dryck {c}
bevy {n} (large group of birds)  :: flock
beware {v} (use caution, pay attention (to))  :: akta sig (för)
beware of the dog {phrase} (beware of the dog)  :: varning för hunden
Bewick's swan {n} (Bewick's swan)  :: mindre sångsvanen
bewitched {adj} (Under a spell; entranced)  :: förhäxad, förtrollad
beyond {prep} (beyond) SEE: above  ::
beyond {n} (unknown) SEE: unknown  ::
beyond {prep} (greater than)  :: bortom
beyond {n} (afterlife) SEE: afterlife  ::
Bharat {prop} (India) SEE: India  ::
Bhutan {prop} (Himalayan country)  :: Bhutan
Bhutanese {adj} (pertaining to Bhutan)  :: bhutanesisk
bi {adj} (bisexual)  :: bi
bi- {prefix} (two-)  :: bi-
biangbiang noodles {n} (type of noodle)  :: biangbiangnudlar
biarchy {n} (rule by 2 people) SEE: diarchy  ::
bias {n} (inclination towards something; predisposition, partiality)  :: partiskhet {c}
biased {adj} (exhibiting bias; prejudiced)  :: partisk, snedvriden
biathlete {n} (athlete in biathlon)  :: skidskytt {c}
biathlon {n} (winter sport)  :: skidskytte
bib {n} (item of clothing for babies)  :: haklapp {c}
bib {n} (sports: piece of material carrying the bib number)  :: nummerlapp
bib {v} (to drink heavily) SEE: tipple  ::
bib {n} (Trisopterus luscus) SEE: pouting  ::
bibimbap {n} (Korean dish of white rice topped with vegetables, beef, a whole egg, and gochujang)  :: bi bim bap
bible {n} (comprehensive manual)  :: bibel {c}
Bible {prop} (Christian holy book)  :: bibel {c}
Bible Belt {prop} (area where conservative Protestant Christianity is dominant)  :: bibelbälte {n}
bibliophage {n} (person who loves books) SEE: bookworm  ::
bibliophile {n} (person who loves books)  :: bibliofil
biblist {n} (one who holds the Bible as the sole rule of faith)  :: bibeltroende {c}
bicarbonate of soda {n} (sodium bicarbonate) SEE: sodium bicarbonate  ::
biceps {n} (biceps brachii) SEE: biceps brachii  ::
biceps brachii {n} (biceps brachii)  :: biceps brachii
bicker {v} (to quarrel in a tiresome manner)  :: gnabbas, kivas, munhuggas, käbbla
bickering {n} (petty quarreling)  :: käbbel {n}
bickering {v} (present participle of bicker)  :: käbbla
bicycle {n} (vehicle)  :: cykel {c}, tvåhjuling {c}
bicycle {v} (to ride a bicycle)  :: cykla
bicycle helmet {n} (helmet worn while riding a bicycle)  :: cykelhjälm {c}
bicycle kick {n} (kick)  :: cykelspark, bicykleta {c}
bicycle lane {n} (lane of a roadway designated for use by cyclists)  :: cykelbana {c}
bicycle path {n} (segregated path for the use of bicycles)  :: cykelväg
bicycle rack {n} (rack in which bicycles may be parked) SEE: bicycle stand  ::
bicycle stand {n} (device to which bicycles may be securely attached)  :: cykelställ {n}
bicycle tire {n}  :: cykeldäck {n}
bicyclist {n} (rider of bicycle) SEE: cyclist  ::
bid {v} (to invite)  :: bjuda, bjuda in
bid {v} (intransitive: to make an offer)  :: bjuda
bid {v} (transitive: to offer as a price)  :: bjuda
bid {n} (offer at an auction)  :: bud
bidder {n} (someone who bids)  :: spekulant {c}, bud {n}
bide {v} ((intransitive) (archaic or dialectal) To wait; to be in expectation; to stay; to remain)  :: bida
bide one's time {v} (to wait, especially for a suitable opportunity)  :: bida sin tid
bidet {n} (low-mounted plumbing fixture for cleaning the genitalia and anus)  :: bidé
bidirectional {adj} (moving in two directions)  :: bidirektionell, dubbelriktad, tvåvägs-
bidirectional {adj} (operating in two directions)  :: bidirektionell, dubbelriktad, tvåvägs-
bifurcate {v} (divide into two)  :: dela sig, klyva sig
bifurcation {n}  :: delning {n}, klyvning {n}, bifurkation {n}
big {adj} (of a great size, see also: large)  :: stor
big {adj} (adult)  :: vuxen {c}
bigamy {n} (state of having two spouses simultaneously)  :: bigami
Big Bad Wolf {n} (any fictional evil wolf that appears in fairy tales or fables)  :: Stora stygga vargen
Big Bang {prop} (cosmic event)  :: Stora smällen {c}, Big Bang {c}
big-breasted {adj} (having large breasts)  :: storbystad
big brother {n} (a sibling's older brother) SEE: older brother  ::
Big Brother {prop} (character in Nineteen Eighty-Four)  :: Storebror {c}
Big Brother {prop} (intrusive government surveillance)  :: storebror {c}
big business {n}  :: storföretag {n-p}
Big Dipper {prop} (bright circumpolar asterism of the northern sky)  :: Karlavagnen {c}
big eater {n} (glutton) SEE: glutton  ::
Bigfoot {n} (unidentified yeti-like animal)  :: Storfot {c}
bigger {adj} (comparative of big)  :: större
bigoted {adj} (being a bigot)  :: trångsynt
bigotedness {n} (bigotry) SEE: bigotry  ::
bigotry {n} (intolerant prejudice, opinionatedness, or fanaticism; fanatic intolerance)  :: bigotteri {n}
big sister {n} (a sibling's older sister) SEE: older sister  ::
big toe {n} (largest of the toes of the foot of a human)  :: stortå {c}
big wheel {n} (Ferris wheel) SEE: Ferris wheel  ::
bijection {n} (function that is both a surjection and an injection)  :: bijektion {c}
bijective {adj} (both injective and surjective)  :: bijektiv
bike {n} (bicycle)  :: cykel {c}
bike {n} (motorcycle)  :: mc {c}, MC {c}, motorcykel {c}, båge {c} [slang]
bike {v} (to travel by bike)  :: cykla
bike box {n} (designated area for bicyclist at an intersection)  :: cykelbox {c}
bike lane {n} (bicycle lane) SEE: bicycle lane  ::
bike path {n} (bicycle path) SEE: bicycle path  ::
biker {n} (person whose lifestyle is centered on motorcycles)  :: knutte {c}
biker {n} (person who rides a bicycle) SEE: cyclist  ::
bike rack {n} (bicycle stand) SEE: bicycle stand  ::
bikini {n} (bathing suit)  :: bikini {c}
bilabial {adj} (articulated with both lips)  :: bilabial
bilberry {n} (type of blueberry from the cowberry family)  :: blåbär
bildungsroman {n} (a type of novel)  :: bildningsroman {c}
bile {n} (secretion produced by the liver)  :: galla {c}
bile {n} (bitterness of temper; ill humour)  :: ilska
bile acid {n} (bile acid)  :: gallsyra {c}
bile duct {n} (structure carrying bile)  :: gallgång {c}
bile salt {n} (bile salt)  :: gallsalt {n}
bilge pump {n} (pump in a ship)  :: länspump {c}
bilingual {adj} (speaking two languages)  :: tvåspråkig
bilingualism {n} (condition of being bilingual)  :: tvåspråkighet {c}, bilingualism {c} [rare]
bill {n} (weapon of infantry)  :: hillebard {c}
bill {n} (cutting instrument)  :: faskinkniv {c}
bill {n} (somebody armed with a bill)  :: hillebardiär {c}
bill {v} (to work with a bill)  :: hacka
bill {n} (bird's beak)  :: näbb {c}
bill {v} (to stroke bill against bill)  :: kyssas, näbbas
bill {n} (official statement)  :: förteckning {c}, lista {c}, intyg {n}
bill {n} (draft of a law)  :: lagförslag {c}, motion {c}, proposition {c}
bill {n} (invoice)  :: faktura {c}, nota {c}, räkning {c}
bill {n} (advertisement)  :: affisch {c}, anslag {n}, program {n}
bill {n} (bill of exchange)  :: sedel {c}, växel {c}
bill {v} (to advertise by a bill)  :: affischera
bill {v} (to charge or enter in a bill)  :: debitera
bill {n} (piece of paper money) SEE: banknote  ::
billboard {n} (large advertisement along side of highway)  :: ankardyna {c}
billet-doux {n} (love letter) SEE: love letter  ::
billfold {n} (wallet) SEE: wallet  ::
billiards {n} (a cue sport)  :: biljard {c}
billiard table {n} (table used for playing billiards etc.)  :: biljardbord {n}
billion {num} (a thousand million; 1,000,000,000; a milliard)  :: miljard {c}
billion {num} (a million million; 1,000,000,000,000)  :: triljon {c}, biljon {c}
billionaire {n} (wealth exceeding one billion (10⁹))  :: miljardär {c}
billow {n} (large wave)  :: bölja
billow {v} (to surge in billows)  :: bölja
billy goat {n} (male goat)  :: bock {c}
bimbo {n} (physically attractive woman who lacks intelligence)  :: bimbo {c}, blondin {c}
bimetallism {n} (a monetary standard)  :: bimetallism {c}, dubbelmyntfot {c}
bin {n} (container used for storage)  :: tunna {c}
bin {n} (container for rubbish)  :: soptunna {c}
bin {v} (informal: dispose of in a bin or as if in a bin)  :: kasta, slänga
binarity {n} (representation as a pair)  :: binaritet {c}
binary {adj} (on or off)  :: binär
binary {adj} (using binary number system)  :: binär
binary {adj} (equal importance)  :: dubbel-
binary {adj} (having two parts)  :: tudelad
binary star {n} (stellar system in which two stars orbit their center of mass)  :: dubbelstjärna
binary star system {n} (binary star) SEE: binary star  ::
binary system {n} (astronomy: system of two celestial objects) SEE: binary star  ::
binary tree {n} (a data structure)  :: binärträd {n}
bind {v} (transitive to tie or fasten tightly together, with a cord, band, ligature, chain, etc.)  :: binda
bind {v} (transitive connect)  :: förbinda
bind {v} (transitive couple)  :: koppla
bind {v} (transitive put together in a cover, as of books)  :: binda
binder {n} (a bookbinder)  :: bokbindare {c}
binder {n} (cover or holder for unbound papers, pages etc.)  :: mapp {c}, pärm {c}
binder {n} (something that is used to bind things together)  :: inbindning {c}, bindning {c}
binder {n} (dossier)  :: dossier {c}, dossié {c}
binder {n} (machine used in harvesting that ties cut stalks of grain into a bundle)  :: självbindare {c}
binding {adj} (assigning something that one will be held to)  :: bindande
binding {n} (spine of a book)  :: bindning {c}
binge eating disorder {n} (medical disorder)  :: hetsätningsstörning
bingo {n} (game of chance)  :: bingo {c}
bingo {interj} (when finding something)  :: bingo
bingo wings {n} (bingo wings)  :: gäddhäng {n}
binky {n} (pacifier) SEE: pacifier  ::
binoculars {n} (hand-held device for looking at a distance)  :: kikare {c}
binomial {n} (algebra: polynomial with two terms)  :: binom
binomial nomenclature {n} (The scientific system of naming each species of organism with a Latinized name in two parts)  :: binomial nomenklatur, binär nomenklatur
binomial theorem {n} (formula giving the expansion of an alegraic sum raised to any positive integer power)  :: binomialsats {c}
binturong {n} (species of civet)  :: binturong {c}
bio- {prefix} (life)  :: bio-
bioaccumulation {n} (the process by which substances accumulate in the tissues of living organisms)  :: bioackumulation {c}
biochemistry {n} (the chemistry of those compounds that occur in living organisms, and the processes that occur in their metabolism and catabolism)  :: biokemi
biodiversity {n} (diversity of flora and fauna)  :: biodiversitet, biologisk mångfald
biofuel {n} (biofuel)  :: biobränsle
biographer {n} (the writer of a biography)  :: levnadstecknare {c}
biography {n} (personal life story)  :: biografi {c}
biohazard {n} (biological risk)  :: biologiskt avfall
bioinformatics {n} (field of science)  :: bioinformatik {c}
biological parent {n} (biological parent)  :: biologisk förälder {c}
biological warfare {n} (use of an organism as a weapon of war)  :: biologisk krigföring {c}
biologist {n} (student of biology)  :: biolog {c}
biology {n} (study of living matter)  :: biologi {c}, fortplantningsbeteende
bioluminescence {n} (emission of light by a living organism)  :: bioluminiscens, bioluminescens
biomass {n} (total mass of living things)  :: biomassa {c}
biomass {n} (vegetation used as fuel)  :: biomassa {c}
biome {n} (biological community)  :: biom {n}
biomedical {adj} (pertaining to biomedicine)  :: biomedicinsk
biophysics {n} (science)  :: biofysik {c}
biopsy {n} (removal and examination of a sample of tissue for diagnostic purposes)  :: vävnadsprovtagning {c}, biopsi {c}, vävnadsprov {n}
bioremediation {n} (use of biological organisms to remove contaminants)  :: bioremediering
biosphere {n} (part of Earth capable of supporting life)  :: biosfär {c}
biotope {n} (geographical area)  :: biotop
biped {n} (a two-footed (or two-legged) animal)  :: tvåfoting {c}
bipedal {adj} (having two feet or two legs)  :: tvåbent
bipedal {adj} (pertaining to a biped or two-legged animal, being)  :: tvåbent
bipedalism {n} (habit of standing and walking on two feet)  :: tvåfoting {c}, bipedalism {c}
biplane {n} (airplane that has two pairs of wings)  :: biplan {n}
bipolar {adj} (involving both poles)  :: bipolär
bipolar disorder {n} (psychiatric diagnostic category)  :: bipolärt syndrom
bipolarity {n} (state of being bipolar)  :: bipolaritet
birch {n} (tree)  :: björk {c}
birch {n} (wood)  :: björk
birch bolete {n} (Leccinum scabrum)  :: björksopp {c}
birch sap {n} (the sap extracted from a birch tree)  :: björksav
bird {n} (animal)  :: fågel {c}
bird {n} (woman)  :: brud {c}
birdbath {n} (basin for wild birds)  :: fågelbad
birdcage {n} (cage to keep birds in)  :: fågelbur
birdcatcher {n} (a person who catches or snares birds, wildfowl)  :: fågelfängare {c}
bird cherry {n} (Prunus padus)  :: hägg
bird dog {n} (tout) SEE: tout  ::
bird dog {n} (gun dog) SEE: gun dog  ::
bird flu {n} (avian influenza) SEE: avian influenza  ::
birdhouse {n} (aviary) SEE: aviary  ::
birdie {n} (badminton: shuttlecock) SEE: shuttlecock  ::
birdlime {n} (serving of a prison sentence) SEE: time  ::
birdlime {n} (sticky substance to catch birds)  :: fågellim {n}
bird of paradise {n} (bird)  :: paradisfågel {c}
bird of passage {n} (bird) SEE: migrant  ::
bird of prey {n} (carnivorous bird)  :: rovfågel {c}
birds and bees {n} (sexual activity of animals)  :: blommor och bin [flowers and bees]
birds of a feather {n} (people having similar characters)  :: lika barn
birds of a feather flock together {proverb} (people of similar character, etc. tend to associate)  :: lika barn leka bäst
birds of the feather flock together {proverb} (birds of a feather flock together) SEE: birds of a feather flock together  ::
birdsong {n} (musical sound made by a bird)  :: fågelsång {c}, sång {c}, fåglalåt {c}
birdwatcher {n} (a person who observes or identifies wild birds in their natural environment)  :: fågelskådare {c}
birdwatching {n} (observing wild birds)  :: fågelskådning {c}
biro {n} (ballpoint pen) SEE: ballpoint pen  ::
birth {n} (process of childbearing; beginning of life)  :: födelse {c}
birth {n} (beginning or start; a point of origin)  :: början {c}
birth {v} (to give birth (to))  :: föda
birth certificate {n} (official document certifying the details of a person's birth)  :: födelseattest {c}
birthdate {n} (date of birth) SEE: date of birth  ::
birthday {n} (anniversary)  :: födelsedag {c}
birthday {n} (date of birth)  :: födelsedag {c}
birthday cake {n} (a cake made to celebrate a birthday)  :: födelsedagstårta {c}
birthday party {n} (a party held to celebrate a birthday)  :: födelsedagsfest {c}, födelsedagsfirande {n}, födelsedagskalas {n}, födelsedagsparty {n}
birthmark {n} (a mark on the skin formed before birth)  :: födelsemärke {n}, nevus [medical term], leverfläck {c}
birth weight {n} (weight of a baby at birth)  :: födelsevikt {c}
Biscay {prop} (Bay of Biscay) SEE: Bay of Biscay  ::
biscuit {n} (small, flat baked good, see also: cookie)  :: kex {n}
bisect {v} (to cut or divide into two parts)  :: halvera, dela i tu
bisexual {adj} (sexually attracted to both men and women)  :: bisexuell
bisexual {adj} (botany: having both male and female organs)  :: tvåkönad
bisexual {n} (bisexual person)  :: bi {n}, bisexuell
bisexual {adj} (hermaphrodite) SEE: hermaphrodite  ::
Bishkek {prop} (capital of Kyrgyzstan)  :: Bisjkek
bishop {n} (church official, supervisor of priests and congregations)  :: biskop {c}
bishop {n} (chess piece)  :: löpare {c}
bishopric {n} (diocese)  :: biskopsdöme {n}, biskopdöme {n}
bishopric {n} (function of being bishop)  :: biskopat {n}
bismuth {n} (chemical element)  :: vismut
bison {n} (A wild ox, Bison bonasus)  :: visent {c}, europeisk bison {c}
bison {n} (A similar American animal, Bison bison)  :: bisonoxe {c}
bisphenol A {n} (4,4'-dihydroxy-2,2-diphenylpropane)  :: bisfenol A
bissextile {n} (leap year) SEE: leap year  ::
bistro {n} (small restaurant)  :: bistro {c}
bisyllabic {adj} (comprising two syllables) SEE: disyllabic  ::
bit {n} (small amount of something)  :: bit {c}
bit {n} (portion)  :: bit {c}, lite
bit {n} (math: binary digit)  :: bit {c}
bit {n} (computing smallest unit of storage)  :: bit {c}
bit {n} (coin) SEE: coin  ::
bitch {n} (female canine)  :: tik {c}, hynda
bitch {n} (disagreeable, aggressive person, usually female)  :: slyna {c}, subba {c}
bitch {v} (complain (about something) spitefully)  :: gnälla, klaga, tjafsa
bitch {n} (complaint) SEE: complaint  ::
bitch {n} (playful variation on dog (sense "man")) SEE: dog  ::
bitch slap {n}  :: örfil
bite {v} (to cut off a piece by clamping the teeth)  :: bita
bite {v} (to hold something by clamping one’s teeth)  :: bita
bite {v} (to attack with the teeth)  :: bita
bite {n} (act of biting)  :: bitande {c}
bite {n} (wound left behind after having been bitten)  :: bett {n}
bite {n} (swelling of one's skin caused by an insect's mouthparts or sting)  :: bett {n}, stick {n}
bite {n} (mouthful)  :: tugga {c}, munsbit {c}
bite off more than one can chew {v} (To try to do too much)  :: ta sig vatten över huvudet
bite the bullet {v} (endure punishment with dignity or accept a negative aspect of a situation)  :: bita i det sura äpplet [bite into the sour apple]
bite the dust {v} (to die)  :: bita i gräset
bite the dust {v} (to quit or fail)  :: bita i gräset
Bithynia {prop} (ancient region)  :: Bithynien
biting {adj} (cutting or incisive)  :: bitande
bit lifter {n} (horse tack)  :: bettlyftare
bitmap {n} (a series of bits)  :: bitmappsbild {c}, bitmapp {c}
Bitola {prop} (city)  :: Bitola
bitrate {n} (frequency of bits at passing point)  :: överföringshastighet {c}, överföringskapacitet {c}
bitter {adj} (having an acrid taste)  :: bitter, besk
bitter {adj} (hateful or hostile)  :: bitter
bitter {adj} (cynical and resentful)  :: bitter
bitter cucumber {n} (colocynth) SEE: colocynth  ::
bittern {n} (bird of the subfamily Botaurinae)  :: rördrom
bitter orange {n}  :: pomerans
bitters {n} (beverage)  :: bitter {c}
bittersweet {n} (the bittersweet nightshade, Solanum dulcamara)  :: besksöta
bitumen {n} (Mineral pitch)  :: bitumen {n}
bivouac {n} (encampment for the night, usually without tents or covering)  :: bivack {c}
bizarre {adj} (strangely unconventional)  :: bizarr
Bjarmaland {prop} (historical territory)  :: Bjarmaland
blab {n} (gossip) SEE: gossip  ::
blabber {n} (A person who blabs)  :: skvallerbytta {c}
blabbermouth {n} (gossip)  :: skvallerbytta {c}
black {adj} (absorbing all light)  :: svart
black {adj} (without light)  :: mörk, svart
black {adj} (relating to persons of African descent)  :: svart
black {adj} (without milk)  :: svart
black {n} (colour/color)  :: svart
black {n} (dye, pigment)  :: svärta {c}
black {n} (person)  :: svart {c}
black {n} (billiards, snooker, pool)  :: (den) svarta {c}
black {v} (to blacken) SEE: blacken  ::
black alder {n} (Alnus glutinosa tree)  :: klibbal {c}
black and blue {adj} (covered in bruises)  :: gul och blå
black and white {adj} (black-and-white) SEE: black-and-white  ::
black-and-white {adj} (using shades of grey/gray)  :: svartvit
black-and-white {adj} (displaying images in shades of grey/gray)  :: svartvit
black art {n} (witchcraft, sorcery, black magic, etc.)  :: svartkonst {c}
Blackbeard {prop} (pirate's name)  :: Svartskägg
blackberry {n} (shrub)  :: björnbär {n}
blackberry {n} (fruit)  :: björnbär {n}
blackberry {n} (blackcurrant) SEE: blackcurrant  ::
black bile {n} (one of the four humours)  :: svart galla {c}
blackbird {n} (Turdus merula: blackbird)  :: koltrast {c}
blackboard {n} (a surface that can be written upon with chalk)  :: svart tavla {c}, skrivtavla {c}
blackbody {n} (an idealized object that absorbs all electromagnetic radiation that falls on it)  :: svartkropp
black box {n} (recorders in an aircraft)  :: svart låda {c}
blackcap {n} (Sylvia atricapilla)  :: svarthätta {c}
black cat {n} (Martes pennanti) SEE: fisher  ::
black chanterelle {n} (mushroom)  :: svart trumpetsvamp {c}
blackcurrant {n} (shrub)  :: svartvinbärsbuske {c}
blackcurrant {n} (berry)  :: svarta vinbär
Black Death {prop} (the Black Death)  :: digerdöden {c} [definite form], pesten {c} [definite form], böldpest {c}
black earth {n} (chernozem) SEE: chernozem  ::
black elder {n} (Sambucus nigra) SEE: elder  ::
blacken {v} (make black)  :: svärta
blacken {v} (make dirty)  :: svärta
blacken {v} (defame, sully)  :: svärta ner
blacken {v} (become black)  :: svartna
black eye {n} (bruised eye)  :: blått öga, blåtira {c}
black-eyed pea {n} (cowpea plant)  :: ögonböna
black-eyed pea {n} (cowpea bean)  :: ögonböna {c}
Black Forest gâteau {n} (type of gâteau originating in the Black Forest region of Germany)  :: schwarzwaldtårta {c}
black garden ant {n} (Lasius niger)  :: svartmyra {c}
black grouse {n} (Lyrurus tetrix)  :: orre
black guillemot {n} (black guillemot)  :: tobisgrissla {c}
blackhead {n} (skin blemish)  :: pormask {c}
black-headed gull {n} (Chroicocephalus ridibundus)  :: skrattmås
black hellebore {n} (Helleborus niger)  :: julros {c}
black hole {n} (celestial body)  :: svart hål {n}
black horehound {n} (Ballota nigra)  :: bosyska {c}
black humor {n} (subgenre of comedy)  :: svart humor
blacking {n} (shoe polish) SEE: shoe polish  ::
black lead {n} (graphite) SEE: graphite  ::
Black Legend {prop} (the depiction of Spain as cruel, greedy and fanatical)  :: svarta legenden
black liquor {n} (a waste product in pulp and paper industry)  :: svartlut
blacklist {n} (list or set of people or entities to be shunned or banned)  :: svart lista {c}
blacklist {v} (to place on a blacklist)  :: svartlista
black magic {n} (magic derived from evil forces)  :: svartkonst {c}
blackmail {n} (payment of money exacted by means of intimidation)  :: utpressning {c}
blackmail {v} (to extort money)  :: utpressa, pressa ut
blackmailer {n} (someone who blackmails)  :: utpressare {c}
black market {n} (trade that is in violation of restrictions, rationing or price controls)  :: svart börs {c}, svart marknad {c}
black market {n} (people who engage in such trade or that sector of the economy)  :: svartabörshaj {c}
black-necked grebe {n} (black-necked grebe)  :: svarthalsad dopping {c}
blackout {n} (a temporary loss of consciousness)  :: avsvimning {c}
blackout {n} (A large-scale power failure)  :: strömavbrott {n}
blackout {n} (The mandatory blinding of all light)  :: mörkläggning {c}
blackout {n} (translations to be checked)  :: blackout {c}
black pepper {n} (spice)  :: svartpeppar {c}
black rat {n} (Rattus rattus)  :: svartråtta {c}
black rhinoceros {n} (Diceros bicornis)  :: spetsnoshörning
black salsify {n} (Scorzonera hispanica)  :: svartrot {c}
black scabbardfish {n} (Aphanopus carbo)  :: dolkfisk {c}
Black Sea {prop} (an inland sea between southeastern Europe and Asia Minor)  :: Svarta havet {n}
black sheep {n} (nonconformist)  :: svart får
black sheep {n} (disliked person)  :: svart får {n}
blackshirt {n} (member of a fascist party) SEE: fascist  ::
blackshirt {n} (uniformed Italian fascist, member of a paramilitary wing of the party)  :: svartskjorta {c}
blacksmith {n} (iron forger, see also: smith)  :: smed {c}
blacksmith {n} (farrier (colloquial))  :: hovslagare {c}
black-tailed godwit {n} (Limosa limosa)  :: rödspov {c}
blackthorn {n} (Prunus spinosa)  :: slån {c}
black-throated diver {n} (Gavia arctica)  :: storlom {c}
black-throated loon {n} (black-throated diver) SEE: black-throated diver  ::
black truffle {n} (A speicies of truffle, Tuber melanosporum)  :: svart tryffel, perigordtryffel, vintertryffel
black vulture {n} (Aegypius monachus) SEE: Eurasian black vulture  ::
black widow {n} (species of venomous spider)  :: svart änka {c}
black woodpecker {n} (Dryocopus martius)  :: spillkråka {c}
bladder {n} (flexible sac in zoology)  :: blåsa
bladder {n} (urinary bladder) SEE: urinary bladder  ::
bladderpod {n} (Lobelia inflata, indian tobacco, Puke weed)  :: läkelobelia
bladderwrack {n} (Fucus vesiculosus)  :: blåstång {c}
blade {n} (sharp-edged or pointed working end of a tool or utensil)  :: blad {n}
blade {n} (the flat part of a leaf or petal)  :: blad {n}
blade {n} (slang term for a weapon such as a dagger)  :: blad {n}
Blagoveshchensk {prop} (city in Siberia)  :: Blagovesjtjensk
blah {n} (nonsense talk)  :: bla, blabla, blablabla
blah blah blah {interj} (a put-down to silence someone)  :: bla bla, bla bla bla
blah blah blah {interj} (a stand-in for trivial, obvious, or boring content)  :: blablabla
Blaise {prop} (male given name)  :: Blasius
blame {n} (state of having caused a bad event)  :: skuld
blame {v} (place blame upon)  :: skylla, klandra
blame {n} (responsibility) SEE: responsibility  ::
Blanche {prop} (female given name)  :: Blanka
bland {adj} (Mild; dull; soft; gentle; smooth in manner; suave)  :: mild, vän, blid
bland {adj} (Having a soothing effect; not irritating or stimulating)  :: mild
bland {adj} (Lacking in taste or vigor)  :: fadd, smaklös, svag, mild, intetsägande, lam, tam
blank {adj} (free from writing, printing or marks)  :: blank, tom
blank {n} (simulation cartridge)  :: lös patron {c}
blank {n} (space character)  :: mellanslag {n}
blank {v} (to make void)  :: blanka
blanket {n} (fabric)  :: täcke, filt
blanket {n} (layer of anything)  :: lager
blaspheme {v} (to speak against God or religious doctrine)  :: häda, smäda
blasphemous {adj} (lacking piety or respect for the sacred)  :: blasfemisk
blasphemy {n} (Irreverence toward something sacred)  :: hädelse {c}, blasfemi {c}
blasted {adj} (cursed)  :: fördömd, nedrans, jädrans, sabla
blasted {adj} (heraldry, of a tree whose branches bear no leaves)  :: kal, bar, naken
blatant {adj} (obvious, on show)  :: uppenbar
blay {n} (bleak) SEE: bleak  ::
blazar {n} (astronomy: a very compact quasar, associated with a supermassive black hole)  :: blazar {c}, blasar {c}
blazar {n}  :: blazar {c}
blaze {n} (fast-burning fire)  :: (stark) eld {c}, (ljusan) låga {c}
blaze {n} (mark resembling fire)  :: bläs {c}
blaze {v} (to be on fire)  :: brinna
blaze {v} (to shine like a flame)  :: skina, stråla
blazon {n} (a description of a coat of arms)  :: blasonering
bleach {v} (to treat with bleach)  :: bleka
bleach {n} (chemical)  :: blekmedel {n}
bleacher {n} (one who bleaches)  :: blekare {c}
bleacher {n} (seating for spectators)  :: läktare {c}
bleak {adj} (without color)  :: blek, färglös
bleak {adj} (cheerless)  :: dyster
bleak {n} (small European river fish)  :: löja {c}
bleat {n} (cry of a sheep or a goat)  :: bräkande {n}
bleat {v} (to make the cry of a sheep or goat)  :: bräka
bleed {v} (lose blood)  :: blöda
bleed {v} (steadily lose)  :: blöda
bleed {v} (spread and stain)  :: blöda
bleed {v} (remove air bubbles)  :: lufta
bleeding {n} (the flow or loss of blood from a damaged blood vessel)  :: blödning {c}
bleed to death {v} (die from loss of blood)  :: förblöda
blend {n} (mixture)  :: blandning {c}
blend {v} (to mix)  :: blanda
blender {n} (machine)  :: mixer {c}
bless {v} (confer blessing on)  :: välsigna
blessing {n} (prayer before a meal) SEE: grace  ::
bless you {interj} (said to somebody who has sneezed)  :: prosit, väl bekomme
bless you {interj} (short for "God bless you") SEE: God bless you  ::
blimp {n} (airship)  :: blimp
blind {adj} (unable to see)  :: blind {c}, synskadad {c}
blind {n} (covering for a window)  :: rullgardin {c}, gardin {c}, persienn {c} (made of slats), jalousi {n}, markis {c} (awning)
blind {n} (forced bet in poker)  :: mörk {c}
blind {v} (make temporarily or permanently blind)  :: förblinda, [by means of strong light] blända
blind alley {n} (course of inquiry) SEE: impasse  ::
blind alley {n} (street that leads nowhere) SEE: dead end  ::
blind date {n} (romantic meeting between two people who have never met before, see also: miai)  :: blindträff {c}
blindfold {n} (a covering, usually a bandage, for the eyes)  :: ögonbindel {c}
blindfold {v} (To cover the eyes, in order to make someone unable to see)  :: binda för ögonen på
blindfold {v} (To obscure understanding or comprehension)  :: förblinda
blind gut {n} (caecum) SEE: caecum  ::
blindingly {adv} (extremely) SEE: extremely  ::
blindly {adv} (sightlessly)  :: blint, i blindo
blind man's buff {n} (game where someone is blindfolded and tries to touch the others)  :: blindbock {c}
blindness {n} (condition of being blind)  :: blindhet {c}
blindside {v} (catch off guard)  :: ta på sängen, överrumpla
blind spot {n} (part of the road that cannot be seen)  :: död vinkel {c}
blind tiger {n} (speakeasy) SEE: speakeasy  ::
blink {v} (to close and reopen both eyes quickly)  :: blinka
blink {v} (to flash headlights)  :: blinka
blink {v} (to send a signal with a lighting device)  :: blinka
blink {v}  :: kisa
blinker {n} (eye shield)  :: skygglapp {c}
blinker {n} (eyelid)  :: ögonlock {n}
blinkers {n} (horse's eye shields)  :: skygglappar {c-p}
blip {n} (small dot registered on electronic equipment)  :: blipp {n}
blip {n} (short sound of a single pitch)  :: blipp {n}, pip
bliss {n} (perfect happiness)  :: lycksalighet {c}, lycka {c}
blister {n} (bubble on the skin)  :: blåsa
blister {n}  :: blåsa {c}
blister pack {n} (one of several types of plastic packaging)  :: blisterpack
blithely {adv} (without care, concern, or consideration)  :: bekymmerslöst
blitz chess {n} (form of chess)  :: blixtschack
blitzkrieg {n} (fast military offensive)  :: blixtkrig {c}
blizzard {n} (severe snowstorm)  :: snöstorm {c}, snöoväder {n}
bloated {adj} (swollen with fluid or gas)  :: däst
bloc {n} (group of voters or politicians)  :: block
bloc {n} (group of countries)  :: block
block {n} (substantial often approximatey cuboid piece)  :: block {n}, kloss {c}
block {n} (chopping block; cuboid base for cutting or beheading)  :: kubbe {c}, huggkubbe
block {n} (group of buildings demarcated by streets)  :: kvarter {n}
block {n} (distance from one street to another)  :: kvarter {n}
block {n} (slang:human head)  :: skalle {c}, knopp {c}
block {n} (set of paper sheets)  :: block
block {n} (computing: logical data storage unit)  :: block {n}
block {n} (computing: region of code that acts as single unit)  :: block {n}
block {n} (part of a ship's rigging)  :: block
block {n} (something that prevents passing)  :: blockering {c}, stopp {n}, hinder {n}
block {v} (to fill, making it impossible to pass)  :: blockera
block {v} (to prevent passing)  :: blockera
block {v} (to prevent an action)  :: förhindra
block {v} (to impede opponent)  :: blockera
block {v} (to disable communication)  :: blockera
block {n} (stupid fellow) SEE: blockhead  ::
blockade {n} (the isolation of something)  :: blockad {c}
blockade {v} (to create a blockade against)  :: blockera, spärra
blockbuster {n} (high-explosive bomb)  :: kvartersbomb
blockbuster {n} (film or book, that sustains exceptional and widespread popularity and achieves enormous sales)  :: knallsucce
blockchain {n} (shared record)  :: blockkedja
blockhead {n} (stupid person)  :: träskalle [woodhead], dumhuvud {n}
blog {n} (a personal or corporate website)  :: blogg {c}
blog {v} (to contribute to a blog)  :: blogga
blogger {n} (contributor to a blog)  :: bloggare {c}
blogosphere {n} (the totality of blogs)  :: bloggosfär
blond {n} (fair-haired person)  :: blondin {c}
blond {adj} (of a pale golden colour)  :: blond
blond {adj} (having blonde hair or complexion)  :: ljus, ljushyad, blond
blonde {n} (blond) SEE: blond  ::
blonde {adj} (blond) SEE: blond  ::
blood {n} (vital liquid flowing in animal bodies)  :: blod {n}
blood {n} (family relationship due to birth, e.g. between siblings)  :: blod {n}, blodsband {n}
blood {n} (blood test or blood sample)  :: blodprov {n}
blood {v} (to cause to be covered with blood)  :: bloda ner
blood bank {n} (place where human blood or blood plasma is typed and stored)  :: blodbank {c}
bloodbath {n} (indiscriminate killing or slaughter)  :: blodbad
blood cell {n} (any of the cells normally found in the blood)  :: blodkropp {c}
blood clot {n} (thrombus) SEE: thrombus  ::
blood corpuscle {n} (blood cell) SEE: blood cell  ::
blood diamond {n} (1. a diamond that has been mined in a war zone and sold in order to finance the conflict)  :: konfliktdiamant
blood donor {n} (person who donates blood)  :: blodgivare {c}
blood eagle {n} (method of execution)  :: blodörn {c}
blood feud {n} (feud between clans or families) SEE: vendetta  ::
blood group {n} (blood type) SEE: blood type  ::
bloodhound {n} (dog)  :: blodhund {c}
blood is thicker than water {proverb} (relationships are stronger within the family)  :: blod är tjockare än vatten
bloodletting {n} (ancient medical practice)  :: åderlåtning {c}
bloodletting {n} (large amount of blood likely to be spilled through violence)  :: blodsutgjutelse {c}
blood orange {n} (type of orange)  :: blodapelsin {c}
blood plasma {n} (clear fluid portion of blood)  :: blodplasma {c}
blood pressure {n} (pressure exerted by the blood against the walls of the arteries and veins)  :: blodtryck {n}
blood red {adj} (of a deep vivid red colour)  :: blodröd
bloodshed {n} (shedding or spilling of blood)  :: blodsutgjutelse {c}, blodspillan {c}
bloodshed {n} (carnage, destruction of life, slaughter)  :: blodsutgjutelse {c}, blodspillan {c}
bloodsucker {n} (vampire) SEE: vampire  ::
bloodsucker {n} (parasite) SEE: parasite  ::
bloodsucker {n} (animal that drinks the blood of others)  :: blodsugare {c}
bloodsucker {n} (one who attempts to take as much from others as possible)  :: blodsugare {c}, utsugare {c}
blood sugar {n} (glucose in the blood.)  :: blodsocker {n}
blood sugar {n} (the amount of glucose in a person's blood)  :: blodsockerhalt {c}
blood test {n} (a serologic analysis of a sample of blood)  :: blodprov
bloodthirsty {adj} (eager to resort to violence)  :: blodtörstig
blood transfusion {n} (taking blood from one and giving it to another individual)  :: blodtransfusion {c}, blodöverföring {c}
blood type {n} (blood classification)  :: blodgrupp {c}
blood vessel {n} (component of the circulatory system that carries blood)  :: blodkärl {n}, blodådra {c}, ådra {c}
bloodwork {n} (blood test) SEE: blood test  ::
bloody {adj} (covered in blood)  :: blodig
bloody {adj} (characterised by great bloodshed)  :: blodig
bloody {adj} (intensifier)  :: djävla, förbannad, sabla, satans
bloody hell {interj} (expression of dismay)  :: jävla skit
bloom {n} (flower) SEE: flower  ::
bloom {n} (blossom) SEE: blossom  ::
bloom {v} (open its blooms) SEE: blossom  ::
bloom {v} (cause to bloom; make flourish)  :: blomma
blooming {adj} (opening in blossoms)  :: blomstrande
blooper {n} (an error)  :: groda {p}
blossom {n} (flowers on trees)  :: blomma {c}
blossom {n} (state or season for such flowers)  :: blomning {c}
blossom {v} (have or open into blossoms)  :: blomma
blotter {n} (piece of blotting paper) SEE: blotting paper  ::
blotting paper {n} (absorbent paper used to dry ink)  :: läskpapper
blouse {n} (an outer garment, usually loose, that is similar to a shirt)  :: blus
blow {v} (to produce an air current)  :: blåsa
blow {v} (to be propelled by an air current)  :: blåsa
blow {v} (to create or shape by blowing)  :: blåsa
blow {v} (to blow a musical instrument to make it give a sound)  :: blåsa
blow {v} ((of a cetacean) exhale visibly through the spout the seawater)  :: blåsa
blow {v} (to cause to explode)  :: spränga
blow {v} (to fellate)  :: suga av
blow {n} (strong wind)  :: blåst {c}
blow {n} (act of striking or hitting)  :: slag {n}
blow {n} (damaging occurrence)  :: slag {n}
blow {n} (mass or display of flowers)  :: blom {c}
blow {n} (state of flowering)  :: blom {c}
blow {n} (cocaine) SEE: snow  ::
blow {v} (blossom) SEE: blossom  ::
blow-dryer {n} (an electrical device used for drying hair) SEE: hairdryer  ::
blower {n} (telephone) SEE: telephone  ::
blowgun {n} (weapon)  :: blåsrör
blowjob {n} (the act of fellatio)  :: avsugning {c}
blow one's nose {v} (to expel mucus from nose)  :: snyta sig
blow one's top {v} (lose one's temper) SEE: lose one's temper  ::
blow over {v} (to blow on something causing it to topple)  :: blåsa omkull
blow over {v} (to be knocked down by wind)  :: blåsa omkull
blow over {v} (to pass naturally; to go away; to settle or calm down)  :: bedarra, mojna
blowpipe {n} (weapon) SEE: blowgun  ::
blow someone's mind {v} (to astonish)  :: få någon att tappa hakan, få någon och tappa hakan
blowtorch {n} (tool)  :: blåslampa {c}
blow up {v} (to explode (transitive))  :: spränga
blow up {v} (to explode (intransitive))  :: explodera
blow up {v} (to inflate)  :: blåsa upp
blow up {v} (to enlarge)  :: förstora
blubber {n} (coat of fat of Arctic animal)  :: späck {n}
bludgeon {n} (short heavy club)  :: klubba {c}
blue {n} (sky, literally or figuratively) SEE: sky  ::
blue {adj} (blue-colored)  :: blå
blue {adj} (depressed)  :: deprimerad
blue {n} (colour)  :: blå
blue {n} (argument) SEE: argument  ::
blue {n} (blue uniform) SEE: blues  ::
blue {n} (bluefish) SEE: bluefish  ::
Bluebeard {prop} (the famous fairy tale)  :: Blåskägg
Bluebeard {prop} (the title character)  :: Blåskägg
blueberry {n} (fruit)  :: blåbär {n}
blueberry {n} (plant)  :: blåbär {n}
blueberrying {n} (act of picking blueberries)  :: blåbärsplockande {n}
bluebottle {n} (cornflower) SEE: cornflower  ::
blue cheese {n} (kind of cheese with bluish mold)  :: blåmögelost {c}
blue-eyed {adj} (having blue eyes)  :: blåögd, (idiomatic: naïve, unsuspecting)
bluefish {n} (Pomatomus saltatrix)  :: blåfisk {c}
blue jay {n} (Species of North American jay)  :: blåskrika {c}
blue jeans {n} (denim trousers, see also: jeans)  :: blåjeans {c}
blue line {n} (ice hockey: line)  :: blålinje {c}
blue mussel {n} (Mytilus edulis)  :: blåmussla {c}
blueprint {n} (print produced by this process)  :: blåkopia {c}
blues {n} (musical form)  :: blues {c}
blues {n} (musical composition)  :: blues {c}
blue screen {n} (blue screen of death) SEE: blue screen of death  ::
blue screen of death {n} (screen indicating a system error)  :: blåskärm, blå skärm av döden
bluestone {n} (slate) SEE: slate  ::
bluestone {n} (limestone) SEE: limestone  ::
bluestone {n} (basalt) SEE: basalt  ::
blue straggler {n} (unusually hot and blue star)  :: blå eftersläntrar
bluethroat {n} (bird)  :: blåhake {c}
blue tit {n} (bird)  :: blåmes {c}
Bluetooth {prop} (personal area wireless network)  :: Bluetooth, Blåtand
blue whale {n} (a whale, Balaenoptera musculus)  :: blåval {c}
blue-winged kookaburra {n} (Dacelo leachii)  :: blåvingad kookaburra {c}
bluff {n} (act of bluffing)  :: bluff {c}
bluff {n} (poker: attempt to represent yourself as holding a stronger hand than you do)  :: bluff {c}
bluff {v} (to make a bluff)  :: bluffa
bluff {adj} (abrupt; roughly frank; unceremonious; blunt; brusque)  :: rättfram, burdus
bluish {adj} (somewhat blue in color)  :: blåaktig
blunder {n} (mistake)  :: blunder {c}, tabbe {c}, tavla {c}
blunderbuss {n} (old style of firearm with a distinctive large opening at the muzzle)  :: muskedunder {n}
blunt {adj} (having a thick edge or point, not sharp)  :: trubbig
blurry {adj} (not clear, crisp, or focused)  :: suddig
blush {n} (an act of blushing)  :: rodnande
blush {n} (makeup)  :: rouge
blush {v} (to redden in the face from shame, excitement or embarrassment)  :: rodna
B major {n} (the major key with B as its tonic)  :: H-dur
B major {n} (the major chord with a root of B)  :: H-durackord
BMI {initialism} (body mass index)  :: BMI {n}
boar {n} (wild boar) SEE: wild boar  ::
boar {n} (male pig)  :: galt
board {n} (piece of wood or other material)  :: bräda, skiva
board {n} (blackboard, whiteboard, etc.)  :: tavla
board {n} (committee)  :: styrelse, nämnd
board {v} (to step or climb)  :: gå ombord
board {v} (to provide someone with meals and lodging)  :: inackordera v.t.
board {v} (to receive meals and lodging in exchange for money)  :: inackordera v.i.
board {v} (nautical: to capture an enemy ship)  :: borda, äntra
boarder {n} (someone who pays for meals and lodging)  :: matgäst
board game {n} (game played on a board)  :: brädspel {n}
boarding pass {n} (a document to board a plane, ship, etc.)  :: boardingcard, boarding-pass, embarkeringskort, boardingkort {n}
boarding school {n} (school which provides board and lodging)  :: internatskola {c}
board of directors {n} (group of people elected by stockholders)  :: styrelse {c}
boast {n} (brag)  :: skryt {n}
boast {v} (to brag; to talk loudly in praise of oneself)  :: skryta, skrävla
boastful {adj} (tending to boast or brag)  :: skytsam
boastfully {adv} (in a boastful manner)  :: skrytsamt
boastfulness {n} (characteristic of being boastful)  :: skrytsamhet {c}
boat {n} (water craft)  :: båt {c}
boatload {n} (A large quantity.)  :: båtlass
boat person {n} (person who enjoys boats)  :: båtmänniska {c}
boat shoe {n} (type of shoe)  :: seglarsko {c}
bob {n} (bobber) SEE: float  ::
bob {v} (move vertically at surface of water)  :: guppa
bob {n} (curtsey) SEE: curtsey  ::
bobber {n} (buoyant fishing device) SEE: float  ::
bobbin {n} (spool around which wire is coiled)  :: spole {c}
bobble {n} (elasticated band for securing hair)  :: hårsnodd {c}
bobby pin {n} (type of hair pin) SEE: hairgrip  ::
bobcat {n} (North American wild cat)  :: rödlo {c}
bobsled {n} (the sled) SEE: bobsleigh  ::
bobsled {n} (the sport) SEE: bobsleigh  ::
bobsleigh {n} (sport)  :: bob {c}
Boche {n} (German) SEE: German  ::
bodice {n} (sleeveless garment covering body from neck to waist)  :: liv {n}, snörliv {n}
bodily {adj} (relating to the body)  :: kroppslig, lekamlig
bodily fluid {n} (biofluid)  :: kroppsvätska {c}
bodkin {n} (dagger) SEE: dagger  ::
bodkin {n} (hairpin) SEE: hairpin  ::
body {n} (physical structure of a human or animal)  :: kropp {c}
body {n} (fleshly or corporeal nature of a human)  :: kropp {c}
body {n} (corpse)  :: lik {n}
body {n} (torso)  :: kropp {c}
body {n} (largest or most important part of anything (e.g. car bodywork))  :: kaross {c} [of vehicles], kropp {c}
body {n} (any physical object or material thing)  :: kropp {c}
bodybuilder {n} (a person who uses diet and exercise to build an aesthetically muscular physique)  :: bodybuilder
bodybuilding {n} (sport of muscle development)  :: bodybuilding
body camera {n} (video recording system typically used by law enforcement)  :: kroppskamera {c}
body corporate {n} (corporation) SEE: corporation  ::
bodyguard {n} (person responsible for protecting an individual)  :: livvakt {c}
body hair {n} (androgenic hair)  :: kroppshår {n}, kroppsbehåring {c}
body mass index {n} (the measure of the weight in comparison with the height of a person)  :: kroppsmasseindex {n}, BMI {n}
body odour {n} (unpleasant smell on a perons's body)  :: kroppslukt
Body of Christ {prop} (the body of Jesus)  :: Kristi kropp {c}
Body of Christ {prop} (the bread of the eucharist)  :: Kristi kropp {c}
body part {n} (anatomy: part of organism)  :: kroppsdel {c}
bodystocking {n} (one-piece undergarment covering most of the body)  :: kroppsstrumpa {c}
bog {n} (expanse of marshland)  :: mosse
bog {n} (coarse slang for toilet) SEE: shitter  ::
bogatyr {n} (medieval Russian heroic warrior)  :: bogatyr {c}
bog bilberry {n} (shrub)  :: odon {n}
bog bilberry {n} (berry)  :: odon {n}
bogey {n} (booger) SEE: booger  ::
bogie {n} (cigarette) SEE: cigarette  ::
bogie {n} (ghost) SEE: ghost  ::
bogie {n} (booger) SEE: booger  ::
bogue {n} (Boops boops)  :: oxögonfisk {c}
Bohemia {prop} (The region of the Czech Republic)  :: Böhmen
bohemian {n} (unconventional person)  :: bohem {c}
bohemian {adj} (unconventional)  :: bohemisk
Bohemian {n} (native or resident of Bohemia)  :: böhmare {c}
Bohemian {n} (marginalized and impoverished young artist)  :: bohem {c}
Bohemian {adj} (of, or relating to Bohemia or its language)  :: böhmisk
Bohemian {adj} (of, or relating to the untraditional lifestyles of marginalized and impoverished artists)  :: bohemisk
bohemium {n} (rhenium) SEE: rhenium  ::
bohrium {n} (chemical element)  :: bohrium {n}
boil {n} (accumulation of pus)  :: böld {c}, varböld {c}
boil {v} (heat (a liquid) until it begins to turn into a gas)  :: koka
boil {v} (cook in boiling water)  :: koka
boil {v} (begin to turn into a gas)  :: koka
boiled {adj} (angry) SEE: angry  ::
boiled {adj} (drunk) SEE: drunk  ::
boiled egg {n} (boiled egg (generic))  :: kokt ägg {n}
boiled egg {n} (hard-boiled egg)  :: hårdkokt ägg {n}
boiled egg {n} (soft-boiled egg)  :: löskokt ägg {n}
boiler {n} (device for heating circulating water)  :: värmepanna {c}, panna {c}
boiler {n} (hot water heater with storage)  :: varmvattenberedare {c}
boiling {n} (process of changing the state of a substance)  :: kokning {c}
boiling {adj} (that boil(s))  :: kokande
boiling {adj} (of a thing: extremely hot)  :: kokande, kokhet
boiling {adj} (of the weather: very hot)  :: kokhet
boiling point {n} (temperature at which a liquid boils)  :: kokpunkt {c}
boisterous {adj} (characterized by violence and agitation; wild; stormy)  :: stormig
bok choy {n} (Chinese cabbage, Brassica rapa chinensis)  :: kinakål {c}
Bokmål {prop} (language)  :: bokmål {n}
bold {adj} (courageous, daring)  :: modig, djärv
bold {adj} (having thicker strokes than the ordinary form of the typeface)  :: fet, fetstilt
bold {adj} (presumptuous) SEE: presumptuous  ::
bolete {n} (type of mushrooms)  :: sopp
Bolivia {prop} (country in South America)  :: Bolivia {n}
Bolivian {n} (Bolivian person)  :: bolivian {m}, bolivianska {f}
Bolivian {adj} (pertaining to Bolivia)  :: boliviansk
bollard {n} (post to secure mooring lines)  :: pollare {c}
bollard {n} (post preventing vehicles from entering pedestrian area)  :: pollare {c}
bollocks {n} (testicles)  :: balle
Bologna {prop} (city)  :: Bologna
Bolshevik {n} (Bolshevik)  :: bolsjevik {c}
bolster {n} (a large cushion or pillow)  :: bolster
bolster {v} (to brace, reinforce, secure, or support)  :: stödja
bolt {n} (metal fastener)  :: bult {c}
bolt {n} (sliding pin or bar in a lock)  :: kolv {c} låskolv {c}, regel {c}
bolt {n} (bar to prevent a door from being forced open)  :: regel {c}
bolt {n} (sliding mechanism to chamber and unchamber a cartridge in a firearm)  :: slutstycke {n}
bolt {n} (short, stout, blunt-headed arrow)  :: pil {c}, skäkta {c} (crossbow arrow)
bolt {n} (lightning spark)  :: blixt {c} vigg {c}
bolt {n} (large roll of material)  :: bunt {c} packe {c}, rulle {c}
bolt {v} (to connect pieces using a bolt)  :: förbinda, fästa, skruva
bolt {v} (to secure a door)  :: regla, låsa
bolt {v} (to accelerate suddenly)  :: rusa, skena
bolt {v} (to escape)  :: schappa, fly
bolt cutter {n} (large pair of pliers to cut bolts)  :: bultsax
bolt from the blue {n} (something totally unexpected)  :: som en blixt från klar himmel (like a lightning bolt out of a clear sky)
bolt upright {adj}  :: kapprak
bomb {n} (device filled with explosives)  :: bomb {c}
bomb {v} (attack with bombs)  :: bombardera [dated], bomba
bomb {n} (success) SEE: success  ::
bombardment {n} (act of bombing, esp towns or cities)  :: bombning {c}
bomber {n} (bomb setter)  :: bombman {c}, bombare {c}
bombing {n} (action of dropping bombs from the air)  :: bombning {c}
bombing {n} (action of placing and detonating bombs)  :: bombning {c}
bona fide {adj} (genuine)  :: äkta
Bonapartism {n} (pratices and ideology of Napoleon Bonaparte)  :: bonapartism {c}
Bonapartist {n} (one attached to Napoleon's policy)  :: bonapartist {c}
bon appétit {interj} (used to wish someone enjoyment of the meal they are about to eat)  :: smaklig måltid
bond {n} (link, connection or union)  :: band {n}
bond {n} (in chemistry, a link or force between neighbouring atoms in a molecule)  :: bindning {c}
bond {n} (documentary obligation to pay a sum or to perform a contract)  :: obligation {c}
bond {n} (bail bond) SEE: bail bond  ::
bondage {n} (The state of being enslaved or the practice of slavery)  :: slaveri {n}
Bond girl {n} (young women who appear in James Bond movies)  :: Bondbrud {c}
bone {n} (material)  :: ben {n}
bone {n} (component of a skeleton)  :: ben {n}
bone {n} (colour)  :: benvit {c}
bone {v} (to remove bones)  :: bena ur [fish]
boneblack {n} (preparation containing carbonized bone)  :: bensvart {c}
bone china {n} (type of porcelain)  :: benporslin {n}
bone dry {adj} (bone-dry) SEE: bone-dry  ::
bone-dry {adj} (totally dry)  :: peppartorr, snustorr
bone marrow {n} (bone marrow)  :: benmärg {c}
bone of contention {n} (Something that continues to be disputed)  :: stridsäpple {n}, tvistefrö {n}
boner {n} (erect penis)  :: stånd
boner {n} (rigid state of penis or clitoris) SEE: erection  ::
bonfire {n} (large, outdoor controlled fire)  :: bål, lägereld, brasa
bonjour {interj} (hello) SEE: hello  ::
bonnet {n} (cover over the engine of a motor car)  :: motorhuv {c}
bonnie {adj} (Gay; merry; frolicsome; cheerful; blithe)  :: ljuv
bonsai {interj} (a miniaturized tree or plant)  :: bonsai, bonsaiträd {n}
bonus {n} (something extra that is good)  :: bonus {c}
bonus {n} (extra amount of money given as a premium)  :: bonus {c}, lönebonus {c}
bon vivant {n} (person who enjoys the good things in life, especially good food and drink)  :: goddagsplit {c}, livsnjutare {c}, vivör {c}, lebeman {c}, festprisse {c}
bon voyage {interj} (wish of good journey)  :: trevlig resa, lycklig resa, kom väl hem
boo {interj} (loud exclamation intended to scare someone)  :: bu
boo {interj} (word used ironically in a situation where one might have scared someone, but said someone was not scared)  :: bu
boo {interj} (exclamation used by a member of an audience)  :: bu
boo {v} (to shout boos derisively (intransitive))  :: bua
boo {v} (to shout boos at (transitive))  :: bua ut
Boo {prop} (locality in Sweden)  :: Boo
boob {n} (breast (colloquial))  :: tutt {c}, tutte {c}, patt {c}
boob tube {n} (women's garment)  :: tubtopp {c}
booby {n} (bird)  :: sula {c}
booby trap {n} (antipersonnel device deliberately hidden or disguised as a harmless object)  :: försåtminering {c}
booger {n} (a piece of solid or semi-solid mucus)  :: snorkråka {c}, kråka {c}, snorbuse {c}, buse {c}
book {n} (collection of sheets of paper bound together containing printed or written material)  :: bok {c}
book {n} (convenient collection of small paper items, such as stamps)  :: häfte {n}
book {n} (major division of a published work, larger than a chapter)  :: bok {c} [if physically bound into one book], volym {c} [if part of a multi-book format]
book {n} (usually in plural: records of the accounts of a business)  :: bokföring {c}
book {v} (to reserve)  :: boka
book {v} (to write down, register, record)  :: bokföra, skriva in
book {n} (ebook) SEE: e-book  ::
bookbinder {n} (person whose profession is binding books)  :: bokbindare {c}
bookbindery {n} (building where books are assembled and bound)  :: bokbindarverkstad {c}, bokbinderi {n}
bookbinding {n} (art, craft or process of binding books)  :: bokbinderi {n}, bokbindning {c}
bookcase {n} (furniture displaying books)  :: bokhylla {c}, bokskåp {n}
bookend {n} (object designed to keep books upright)  :: bokstöd {n}
bookish {adj} (characterized by a method of expression generally found in books)  :: skriftspråklig, litterär
bookkeeper {n} (person responsible for keeping records)  :: bokhållare {c}
booklet {n} (small book)  :: broschyr
bookmark {n} (strip used to mark a place in a book)  :: bokmärke {n}
bookplate {n} (piece of paper pasted on a book to show ownership)  :: exlibris {n}, exlibrismärke {n}
bookrack {n} (rack for books) SEE: bookshelf  ::
bookseller {n} (person)  :: bokhandlare {c}
bookseller {n} (business)  :: bokhandel {c}, boklåda {c}
bookshelf {n} (shelf for storing books)  :: bokhylla {c}
bookshop {n} (shop that sells books)  :: bokhandel {c}, boklåda {c}
Books of Moses {prop} (five books)  :: Moseböcker
bookstore {n} (bookshop) SEE: bookshop  ::
book value {n} (the value of an asset)  :: bokfört värde {n}
bookworm {n} (insect)  :: bokmal {c}
bookworm {n} (avid reader)  :: bokmal {c}
Boolean {adj} (logic: pertaining to data items that have values “true” and “false”)  :: boolesk
Boolean {n} (logic: a variable)  :: boolesk variabel {c}
Boolean algebra {n} (algebraic structure)  :: Boolesk algebra
boom {interj} (sound of explosion)  :: smäll {c}, bom
boom {n} (spar extending the foot of a sail)  :: bom {c}
boom {n} (horizontal member of a crane)  :: bom {c}
boom {n} (floating barrier)  :: läns {c}, länsa {c}
boom {n} (period of prosperity)  :: boom {c}, högkonjunktur {c}, hausse {c}
boom box {n} (portable audio system)  :: bergsprängare {c}
boomerang {n} (flat curved airfoil)  :: bumerang {c}
boomslang {n} (Dispholidus typus)  :: boomslang {c}
boon {n} (A blessing or benefit)  :: välsignelse, förmån
boondock {n} (rural area)  :: vischan {c}
boondoggle {n} (woggle) SEE: woggle  ::
boost {v} (to steal)  :: sno, tjuva, stjäla
boot {n} (heavy shoe that covers part of the leg)  :: stövel {c}, känga {c}
boot {n} (archaic: place for baggage at either end of a stagecoach)  :: vagnslåda {c}
boot {v} (kick)  :: sparka
boot {v} (forcibly eject)  :: sparka
boot {v} (vomit)  :: kräkas, spy
boot {n} (remedy)  :: båtnad {c}, gagn {n}, hjälp, fördel {c}, vinning {c}, vinst {c}
boot {n} (profit)  :: vinning {c}
boot {v} (to profit)  :: båta, gagna, hjälpa, tjäna (till)
boot {v} (to start a system)  :: boota
boot {n} (kick) SEE: kick  ::
boot {n} (luggage storage compartment of a sedan/saloon style car) SEE: trunk  ::
bootlicker {n} (person who behaves in a servile or obsequious manner)  :: rövslickare {c}
bootstrap {v} (to help (oneself) without the aid of others)  :: starta
bootstrap {v} (to load the operating system)  :: boota (slang)
booty {n} (plunder)  :: byte {n}
booty {n} (The buttocks)  :: häck {n}, stjärt
booze {v} (slang:to drink alcohol)  :: supa
boozehound {n} (alcoholic)  :: fyllehund {c}, alkoholist {c}
borage {n} (Borago officinalis)  :: gurkört {c}
borborygmus {n} (the rumbling sounds in the intestines)  :: kurr {n}
bordello {n} (brothel) SEE: brothel  ::
border {n} (the line or frontier area separating regions)  :: gräns {c}
border {v} ((transitive) to put a border on something)  :: gränsa till
border {v} ((transitive) to lie on, or adjacent to a border)  :: gränsa till
border collie {n} (border collie)  :: bordercollie {c}
Border Collie {n} (Border Collie) SEE: border collie  ::
borderer {n} (person who resides near a border)  :: gränsbo {c}
bordure {n} (contrasting border round a shield)  :: bård {c}
bore {v} (to make a hole)  :: borra
bore {v} (to inspire boredom)  :: tråka ut
bore {n} (One who inspires boredom)  :: tråkmåns {c}
boreal {adj} (relating to the north)  :: nordlig
boreal owl {n} (Tengmalm's owl) SEE: Tengmalm's owl  ::
Boreas {prop} (Greek god)  :: Boreas
Boreas {prop} (the north wind personified)  :: Bore, Kung Bore
bored {adj} (suffering from boredom)  :: uttråkad
boredom {n} (state of being bored)  :: uttråkning {c}
borer {n} (person who bores/drills)  :: borrare {c}
borer {n} (tool)  :: borrmaskin
boric acid {n} (White crystalline solid soluble as a weak acid)  :: borsyra {c}
boring {adj} (inciting boredom)  :: tråkig
born {v} (be born) SEE: be born  ::
born-again {adj} (renewed commitment to Jesus Christ)  :: pånyttfödd
Bornholm {prop} (Danish island in the Baltic Sea)  :: Bornholm {c}
born with a silver spoon in one's mouth {adj} (born rich or in a wealthy family)  :: född med silversked i mun
boro {v} (borrow) SEE: borrow  ::
boron {n} (chemical element)  :: bor {n}
borough {n} (administrative district)  :: borg {c}
borough {n} (municipal burough)  :: borg {c}
borrow {v} (receive temporarily)  :: låna
borrower {n} (one who borrows)  :: låntagare {c}
borrowing {n} (loanword) SEE: loanword  ::
borscht {n} (beetroot soup)  :: borsjtj
Bose-Einstein condensate {n} (gaseous superfluid)  :: Bose–Einstein-kondensat {n}
Bosnia {prop} (northern part of the country of Bosnia and Herzegovina, a geographic and historical entity)  :: Bosnien
Bosnia {prop} (short for 'Bosnia and Herzegovina')  :: Bosnien
Bosnia and Herzegovina {prop} (country on the Balkan peninsula)  :: Bosnien och Hercegovina
Bosnian {prop} (the standardized variety of Serbo-Croatian)  :: bosniska
bosom {n} (chest, breast)  :: byst, barm
boson {n} (particle)  :: boson
Bosphorus {prop} (a strait that passes through Istanbul)  :: Bosporen
boss {n} (supervisor)  :: chef {c}, boss {c}, förman {c}, bas {c}
boss {n} (person in charge)  :: chef {c}
boss {n} (enemy in video game)  :: boss
boss {v} (to exercise authority over (someone))  :: bossa
bot {n} (robot) SEE: robot  ::
bot {n} (larva of a botfly)  :: styngflugelarv {c}
bot {n} (a piece of software for doing repetitive tasks)  :: bot {c}
bot {n}  :: bott {c}
bota bag {n} (wineskin bag)  :: vinskinn
botanic {adj} (pertaining to botany) SEE: botanical  ::
botanical {adj} (Of or pertaining to botany)  :: botanisk, växt- [non-academic]
botanical garden {n} (a place where a variety of plants are grown for scientific reasons)  :: botanisk trädgård {c}
botanically {adv} (in a botanical manner)  :: botanisk, växt- [non-academic]
botanic garden {n} (botanical garden) SEE: botanical garden  ::
botanist {n} (a person engaged in botany)  :: botaniker {c}, botanist {c}
botanize {v} (do the work of a botanist)  :: botanisera
botany {n} (scientific study of plants)  :: botanik {c}, växtlära
botany {n} (properties and life phenomena of plants)  :: växtbiologi {c}
botany {n} (botanical treatise or study)  :: lärobok i botanik {c} [text book], flora {c} [floristics]
Boötes {prop} (a constellation)  :: Björnvaktaren {c} [used only in the definite]
botfly {n} (insect)  :: styngfluga
both {determiner} (each of two; one and the other)  :: båda, bägge, ömse
both {conj} (both...and...)  :: både, såväl ... som
bother {v} (to annoy, disturb)  :: störa
bother {v} (to do something which is of negligible inconvenience)  :: bry sig om, idas
bother {n} (trouble, inconvenience)  :: besvär {n}
Bothnian Bay {prop} (northern part of the Gulf of Bothnia)  :: Bottenviken
Bothnian Sea {prop} (southern part of the Gulf of Bothnia)  :: Bottenhavet {n}
Botswana {prop} (Republic of Botswana)  :: Botswana {n}
bottle {n} (container)  :: flaska {c}
bottle {n} (contents of such a container)  :: flaska {c}
bottle {v} (seal (a liquid) into a bottle for later consumption)  :: buteljera
bottle {v} (feed (an infant) baby formula)  :: ge någon flaskan
bottle {n} (container with a rubber nipple) SEE: baby bottle  ::
bottle cap {n} (closure used to seal bottles)  :: kapsyl {c}
bottle gourd {n} (calabash) SEE: calabash  ::
bottleneck {n} (neck of a bottle)  :: flaskhals {c}
bottleneck {n} (narrowing of the road, especially resulting in a delay)  :: flaskhals {c}
bottleneck {n} (any delay; part of a process that is too slow or cumbersome)  :: flaskhals {c}
bottle opener {n} (device to open bottles)  :: flasköppnare {c} [for caps], kapsylöppnare {c} [for caps]
bottle sling {n} (knot)  :: engelsk säckknop {c}
bottom {n} (abyss) SEE: abyss  ::
bottom {n} (lowest part)  :: botten
bottom {n} (gay sexual slang: penetrated partner in sex)  :: passiv
bottom {n} (physics: bottom quark) SEE: bottom quark  ::
bottomless {adj} (having no bottom)  :: bottenlös
bottomless {adj} (extremely deep)  :: byxlös
bottom quark {n} (bottom quark)  :: bottenkvark {c}
bottoms up {interj} (Cheers!)  :: botten upp
botulism {n} (medical condition)  :: botulism
boudoir {n} (woman's private room) SEE: bower  ::
bougainvillea {n} (flower)  :: trillingblomssläktet
bough {n} (tree branch)  :: trädgren {c}
boulder {n} (large mass of stone)  :: stenblock {n}, stenbumling {c}
boulevard {n} (broad, landscaped thoroughfare)  :: bulevard
bounce {v} (to change direction of motion after hitting an obstacle)  :: studsa
bounce {n} (change of direction of motion after hitting an obstacle)  :: studs {c}
bouncer {n} (member of security personnel)  :: dörrvakt {c}, rockvaktmästare {c}, utkastare {c}, inkastare {c}
bouncing castle {n} (inflatable structure on which children jump and play)  :: hoppborg {c}
bouncy ball {n} (small rubber ball)  :: studsboll {c}
bound {n} (boundary, border of territory)  :: gräns {c}
bound {n} (mathematics: value greater (or smaller) than a given set)  :: gräns {c}
bound {v} (to surround a territory)  :: gränsa till
bound {n} (sizeable jump)  :: hopp {n}, skutt {n}
bound {v} (to leap)  :: skutta
boundary {n} (dividing line or location between two areas)  :: gräns {c}
bound state {n} (composite of particles that behaves as a single particle)  :: bundet tillstånd {n}
bound variable {n} (in logic)  :: bunden variabel
bounty {n} (something given liberally)  :: gåva {c}, present {c}
bounty {n} (reward)  :: belöning {n}
bounty {n} (generosity) SEE: generosity  ::
bouquet {n} (bunch of flowers)  :: bukett {c}
bourdon {n} (bumblebee) SEE: bumblebee  ::
bourgeois {adj} (of or relating to the middle class)  :: borgerlig
bourse {n} (stock exchange) SEE: stock exchange  ::
boustrophedon {n} (writing that is alternately right-to-left and left-to-right)  :: bustrofedon, plogskrift {c}, oxplöjarskrift {c}
boutique {n} (a small shop, especially one that sells fashionable clothes, jewelry and the like)  :: butik
Bouvet Island {prop} (uninhabited volcanic island in the South Atlantic Ocean)  :: Bouvetön
bouzouki {n} (lute)  :: bouzouki {c}
bovarysm {n} (anxiety to escape from an unsatisfactory social or sentimental condition)  :: bovarysm {c}
bovid {n} (an animal of Bovidae)  :: slidhornsdjur {n}
bow {n} (weapon used for shooting arrows)  :: båge {c}, pilbåge {c}
bow {n} (bend in a rod or planar surface)  :: båge {c}, krökning {c}, rundning {c}
bow {n} (rod used for playing stringed instruments)  :: stråke {c}
bow {n} (type of knot with two loops)  :: rosett {c}
bow {v} (to become bent)  :: böja, kröka, bågna, böjas, krokna
bow {v} (to bend a thing)  :: böja, kröka
bow {v} (to bend oneself as a gesture of respect or deference)  :: bocka (sig), buga (sig)
bow {n} (gesture made by bending forward at the waist)  :: bockning {c}, bugning {c}
bow {n} (front of a boat or ship)  :: bog {c}, för {c}, stäv {c}
bower {n} (a woman's bedroom or private apartments, especially in a medieval castle)  :: budoar
bowl {n} (container)  :: skål {c}
bowl {n} (haircut) SEE: bowl cut  ::
bowl cut {n} (haircut)  :: pottfrisyr {c}
bowleg {n} (leg that curves outward from the knee)  :: hjulbent
bow-legged {adj} (having a bowleg)  :: hjulbent
bowler {n} (cricket: player currently bowling)  :: kastare {c}
bowler {n} (pitcher) SEE: pitcher  ::
bowler {n} (bowler hat) SEE: bowler hat  ::
bowler hat {n} (hard round black felt hat)  :: plommonstop {n}
bowline {n} (knot)  :: pålstek
bowling {n} (a game played by rolling a ball down an alley)  :: bowling {c}
bowling ball {n} (ball for bowling)  :: bowlingklot {n}
bowman {n} (archer) SEE: archer  ::
Bowman's capsule {n} (cup-like sac)  :: Bowmans kapsel {c}
bow saw {n} (for tree trunks, Swede saw)  :: bågsåg {c}
bow saw {n} (for woodworking, frame saw, turning saw)  :: ramsåg {c}
bowsprit {n} (spar projecting over the prow of a sailing vessel)  :: bogspröt
bowtie {n} (necktie shaped like a bow)  :: fluga {c}
bow wow {n} (sound of a dog barking)  :: vov vov, voff voff, voff, vov
bow-wow {interj} (bow wow) SEE: bow wow  ::
box {n} (cuboid container)  :: ask {c}, box {c}, bössa {c}, dosa {c}, kartong {c}, kista {c}, koffert {c}, låda {c}, schatull {c}, skrin {n}
box {n} (as much as fills a box)  :: låda {c}
box {n} (compartment to sit in)  :: avbalkning {c}, box {c}, bås {n}, fack {n}, loge {c}
box {n} (small rectangular shelter)  :: kur {c}, jakthydda {c}, vaktkur {c}
box {n} (driver’s seat on a coach)  :: kuskbock {c}
box {n} (computing: computer )  :: dator {c}
box {n} (engineering: cylindrical casing)  :: box {c}, bössa {c}, hylsa {c}, låda {c}, fodral {n}
box {v} (place inside a box)  :: lägga i en låda
box {n} (any of various evergreen shrubs or trees)  :: buxbom {c}
box {n} (blow with the fist)  :: slag med handen
box {v} (strike with the fists)  :: boxa
box {v} (fight against (a person) in a boxing match)  :: boxas
box calf {n} (calfskin)  :: boxkalv {c}
boxing {n} (the sport of boxing)  :: boxning {c}
Boxing Day {n} (Boxing Day)  :: annandag jul {c}, annandagen
boxing glove {n} (padded mitten worn in boxing)  :: boxningshandske {c}
box office {n} (ticket office)  :: biljettkassa {c}
box tree {n} (tree of the genus Buxus)  :: buxbom {c}
box wine {n} (wine that is sealed in a plastic bladder)  :: lådvin {n}
boxwood {n} (Buxus sempervirens)  :: buxbom {c}
boy {n} (young male)  :: pojke {c}, kille {c}
boy {n} (male of any age, used as a friendly diminutive)  :: kille, grabb
boy {interj} (surprise or pleasure)  :: gosse
boyar {n} (rank of aristocracy)  :: bojar {c}
boy band {n} (pop group whose members are all young men)  :: pojkband
boycott {v} (to abstain from dealing with a person or organisation as a protest)  :: bojkotta
boycott {n} (the act of boycotting)  :: bojkott {c}
boyfriend {n} (male partner in a romantic relationship)  :: pojkvän, kille, käraste {c}
boyfriend {n} (male friend)  :: killkompis {c}
boysenberry {n} (berry)  :: boysenbär {n}
boyshorts {n} (underwear)  :: boxertrosor {c-p}
boy's name {n} (A name given to a male)  :: pojknamn {n}
bozo {n} ((slang) A stupid or foolish person)  :: dåre {c}, pappskalle {c}
BPaaS {n} (Platform as a Service)  :: BPaaS {c}
bra {n} (brassiere)  :: behå, bh {c}, bysthållare, brösthållare
brace {n} (harness) SEE: harness  ::
brace {n} (system to correct crooked teeth) SEE: braces  ::
brace {n} (curly bracket) SEE: curly bracket  ::
bracelet {n} (a band or chain worn around the wrist as jewelry or an ornament)  :: armband
braces {n} (handcuffs) SEE: handcuffs  ::
braces {n} (device for straightening teeth)  :: tandställning {c}
brachium {n} (upper arm) SEE: upper arm  ::
brachylogy {n} (concise speech)  :: brakylogi {c}
bracing {adj} (stimulating)  :: stärkande, uppfriskande, uppiggande
bracket {n} (generically any of "(", ")", "[", "]", "{", "}", "<" and ">")  :: parentes {c}
bracket {n} (one of several ranges of numbers)  :: intervall {n}
bracket {n} (square bracket) SEE: square bracket  ::
bracket {n} (round bracket) SEE: round bracket  ::
brackish {adj} (slightly salty)  :: bräckt
bradycardia {n} (condition of having a slow heartbeat)  :: bradykardi {c}
brag {v} (to boast)  :: skryta
brag {n} (boast) SEE: boast  ::
bragger {n} (person who brags)  :: skrytmåns {c}
bragging rights {n} (the prerogative to praise oneself)  :: skryträttigheter {p}
braid {v} (to intertwine)  :: fläta
braid {n} (weave of three or more strands)  :: fläta {c}
braille {n} (system of writing using raised dots)  :: Brailleskrift, punktskrift
brain {n} (organ)  :: hjärna {c}
brain {n} (person providing intelligence)  :: hjärna {c}
brain {n} (brains: intellect)  :: förstånd {n}
brain cell {n} (cell in brain)  :: hjärncell {c}
brain mushroom {n} (fungus)  :: stenmurkla {c}
brain stem {n} (part of the brain that connects the spinal cord to the forebrain and cerebrum)  :: hjärnstammen {c}
brainstorm {n} (brainstorming) SEE: brainstorming  ::
brainstorming {n} (method of problem solving)  :: hjärnstorm {c}, idékläckning {c}, brainstorming {c}
brainwash {n} (effect upon one's memory, belief or ideas)  :: hjärntvätt {c}
brainwash {v} (to affect one's mind)  :: hjärntvätta
brain-washing {n} (form of indoctrination)  :: hjärntvätt {c}
braise {v} (To cook in a small amount of liquid)  :: bräsera
brake {n} (device used to slow or stop a vehicle)  :: broms {c}
brake {v} (to operate brakes)  :: bromsa
brake {v} (to be stopped or slowed (as if) by braking)  :: bromsa
brake pedal {n} (the pedal in a vehicle which operates the brakes)  :: bromspedal {c}
bramble {n} (blackberry)  :: björnbär
brambling {n} (bird)  :: bergfink
branch {n} (woody part of a tree arising from the trunk)  :: gren {c}
branch {n} (location of an organization with several locations)  :: filial
branch {n} (area in business or of knowledge, research)  :: gren {c}, område {n}
brand {n} (name, symbol, logo)  :: märke {n}, varumärke {n}
brand {v} (mark with proof of ownership)  :: brännmärka
brand {v} (stigmatize)  :: brännmärka
brand {n} (marker for cattle) SEE: branding iron  ::
branding iron {n} (bent piece of metal)  :: brännjärn {n}
brandish {v} (to move a weapon)  :: svinga, fäkta
brand new {adj} (utterly new)  :: splitterny
brandy {n} (liquor)  :: konjak {c}, brandy {c}
brane {n} (hypothetical object)  :: bran {n}
brass {n} (alloy of copper and zinc)  :: mässing {c}
brass {n} (slang: money)  :: kosing {c}
brass band {n} (group of musicians who play brass instruments)  :: brassband {n}, bleckblåsorkester {c}
brassiere {n} (bra) SEE: bra  ::
brass instrument {n} (musical instrument)  :: bleckblåsinstrument {n}
brass knuckles {n} (weapon which reinforces the fist)  :: knogjärn
brat {n} (a selfish, spoiled, or unruly child)  :: snorunge {c}
Bratislava {prop} (The capital of Slovakia)  :: Bratislava
Braunschweig {prop} (Brunswick) SEE: Brunswick  ::
brave {adj} (strong in the face of fear)  :: modig
bravery {n} (being brave)  :: tapperhet {c}
bravo {n} (the letter "B")  :: Bertil
bravo {interj} (interjection)  :: bravo
brawl {n} (A fight or quarrel)  :: slagsmål {n}
brawl {v} (fight or quarrel)  :: slåss
brawn {n} (physical strength, muscularity)  :: muskelstyrka {c}
brawn {n} (terrine)  :: sylta {c}
brawny {adj} (characterized by brawn)  :: muskulös, atletisk, biffig
brazen {adj} (impudent, immodest, or shameless)  :: fräck
brazen bull {n} (ancient torture device consisting of a hollow brass bull where victims were imprisoned and burned to death)  :: mässingstjuren {c}
brazen-faced {adj} (Impudent)  :: oförskämd, fräck
Brazil {prop} (Portuguese-speaking country in South America)  :: Brasilien
Brazilian {n} (person from Brazil)  :: brasilian {c}, brasilianare {c}, brasilianska {c}, brasse {c}
Brazilian {adj} (pertaining to Brazil)  :: brasiliansk
Brazilian Portuguese {prop} (Portuguese spoken and written in Brazil)  :: brasiliansk portugisiska
brazil nut {n} (tree)  :: paranötsträd {n}
brazil nut {n} (nut)  :: paranöt
brazil nut {n}  :: paranöt
breach {n} (gap)  :: bräsch {c}
bread {n} (baked dough made from cereals)  :: bröd {n}
bread and circuses {n} (food and entertainment provided by the state)  :: bröd och skådespel
breadbasket {n} (stomach) SEE: stomach  ::
breadbasket {n} (basket used for storing or carrying bread)  :: brödkorg {c}, brödfat {n}, brödlåda {c}
breadbasket {n} (region where grain is grown)  :: kornbod {c}
breadboard {n} (cutting board)  :: skärbräde {n}, skärbräda {c}
breadboard {n} (pull-out cutting board)  :: skärbräde {n}, skärbräda {c}
breadboard {n} (reusable solderless device)  :: kopplingsplatta {c}, kopplingsdäck {n}
breadbox {n} (a container for storing bread)  :: brödlåda {c}
breadmaker {n} (baker) SEE: baker  ::
bread roll {n} (round piece of bread)  :: fralla {c}, småfranska
breadth {n} (scope, range)  :: bredd {c}
breadth {n} (width) SEE: width  ::
breadwinner {n} (primary income-earner in a household)  :: familjeförsörjare {c}
break {v} (intransitive: to separate into (to end up in) two or more pieces)  :: gå sönder
break {v} (transitive: to separate into (to cause to end up in) two or more pieces)  :: bryta, ta isär, ha isär, slå sönder
break {v} (intransitive, of a bone: to crack)  :: brytas
break {v} (transitive: to cause (a bone) to crack)  :: bryta
break {v} (transitive: to do that which is forbidden by (something))  :: bryta
break {v} (intransitive: to stop functioning properly or altogether)  :: gå sönder
break {v} (transitive: to cause to stop functioning)  :: ha sönder, ta sönder
break {v} (of a wave, to collapse into a surf)  :: bryta
break {v} (to interrupt or cease one's work or occupation temporarily)  :: avbryta, bryta
break {v} (billiards: to make the first shot)  :: spränga
break {v}  :: bryta ned
break {n} (instance of breaking something into pieces)  :: brott {n}
break {n} (rest or pause, usually from work)  :: avbrott {n}, rast {c}, paus {c}
break {n} (tennis: game won by receiving party)  :: break {n}
breakable {adj} (fragile) SEE: fragile  ::
breakable {adj} (able to be broken)  :: bräcklig
break a leg {interj} (expression of best wishes to a performer)  :: kör hårt!
breakaway {adj} (having broken away from a larger unit)  :: utbrytar-
breakaway {n} (in cycling)  :: utbrytning {c}, utbrytargrupp {c}
breakaway {n} (in ice hockey)  :: friläge
breakdancing {n} (Style of dance)  :: breakdance {c}, breakdans
breakdown {n} (lapse of mental stability)  :: sammanbrott {n}
breakdown {n} (listing or categorization in great detail)  :: nedbrytning {c}
breakfast {n} (first meal of the day)  :: frukost {c}
breakfast {v} (to eat the morning meal)  :: äta frukost
breakfast cereal {n} (food made from processed grains)  :: flingor, müsli
breakneck {adj} (dangerously fast; hell-for-leather)  :: halsbrytande
break of dawn {n} (daybreak) SEE: daybreak  ::
break off {v} (end abruptly)  :: bryta
break off {v} (remove a piece by breaking or snapping)  :: [transitive] bryta av, [intransitive] gå av
break out {v} (to escape, especially forcefully or defiantly)  :: bryta sig ut
break out {v} (to begin suddenly; to emerge in a certain condition)  :: utbryta
break someone's heart {v} (to cause a person to feel grief or sadness)  :: krossa någons hjärta
breakthrough {n} (major progress)  :: genombrott
break up {v} (intransitive: to disintegrate)  :: splittras
break up {v} (to end a relationship)  :: göra slut
breakup {n} (breakdown) SEE: breakdown  ::
breakup {n} (the act of breaking up, disintegration, or division)  :: uppbrott {n}
breakwater {n} (construction in or around a harbour)  :: vågbrytare {c}
bream {n} (fish of the genus Abramis)  :: braxen {c}
bream {n} (Abramis brama)  :: braxen {c}
breast {n} (female organ)  :: bröst {n}
breast {n} (chest)  :: bröst {n}, bringa {n}
breast {n} (seat of emotions)  :: bröst {n}
breast {n} (animal's thorax)  :: bröst {n}
breast {n} (choice cut of meat from poultry or other animals)  :: bröst {n}
breast augmentation {n} (cosmetic procedure)  :: bröstförstoring {c}
breast cancer {n} (cancer of the breast)  :: bröstcancer
breastfeed {v} (feed a baby milk via the breasts)  :: amma
breastfeeding {n} (activity)  :: amning {c}
breast implant {n} (medical prosthesis)  :: bröstimplantat {n}
breast milk {n} (milk produced by humans)  :: bröstmjölk {c}
breast pump {n} (device used to extract breast milk)  :: bröstpump {c}
breaststroke {n} (swimming stroke)  :: bröstsim {n}
breaststroke {v} (to swim using this stroke)  :: simma bröstsim
breath {n} (act or process of breathing)  :: andning {c}
breath {n} (single act of breathing in and out)  :: andetag {n}
breath {n} (air expelled from the lungs)  :: utandning {c}
breath {n} (rest or pause)  :: andhämtning {c}
breathe {v} (to draw air in and out)  :: andas
breathe {v} (to exchange gases in similar way)  :: andas
breathe {v} (figuratively: to live)  :: andas
breathe {v} (to draw into lungs)  :: andas in
breathe {v} (to whisper quietly)  :: viska
breathe {v} (to stop and catch one's breath)  :: hämta andan, pusta ut
breathing {n} (act of respiration)  :: andning {c}
breathless {adj} (having difficulty breathing; gasping)  :: andfådd
breathlessness {n} (difficult respiration) SEE: shortness of breath  ::
breathtaking {adj} (very surprising or shocking)  :: hisnande
breech {n} (part of a cannon or other firearm)  :: bakstycke {n}
breeches {n} (a garment worn by men, covering the hips and thighs)  :: knäbyxor
breed {v} (to sexually produce offspring)  :: föröka (sig)
breed {v} (of animals, to mate)  :: föröka, avla
breed {v} (to keep animals and have them reproduce)  :: avla
breed {v} (to arrange mating of animals)  :: avla
breed {v} (to propagate or grow plants)  :: odla
breed {v} (to take care of in infancy and through childhood)  :: uppfostra, uppföda
breed {n} (all animals or plants of the same species or subspecies)  :: ras {c}, sort {c}
breed {n} (race or lineage)  :: ras {c}, sort {c}
breeder {n} (professional plants or animal breeder)  :: uppfödare {c}
breeder {n} (type of nuclear reactor)  :: brider {c}, bridreaktor {c}
breeding {n} (copulation) SEE: sexual intercourse  ::
breeding-ground {n} (place where animals breed)  :: lekplats {c}
breeze {n} (a light, gentle wind)  :: bris {c}
breezefly {n} (horsefly) SEE: horsefly  ::
Bremen {prop} (city)  :: Bremen
brent goose {n} (Small member of the goose family)  :: prutgås {c}
Breslau {prop} (Wroclaw) SEE: Wroclaw  ::
brethren {n} (the body of members)  :: bröder {p}
Breton {n} (person from Brittany)  :: breton {c}, bretagnare {c}, bretonska {f}, bretagniska {f}
Breton {prop} (the language)  :: bretonska, bretagniska, bretagnska
Breton {adj} (pertaining to Brittany)  :: bretonsk, bretagnisk
brevity {n} (the quality of being brief in duration)  :: korthet
brew {n} (beer) SEE: beer  ::
brew {v}  :: brygga
brew {n} (something brewed)  :: brygd {c}
brew {n} (hill) SEE: hill  ::
brewer {n} (someone who brews)  :: bryggare {c}
brewery {n} (building where beer is produced)  :: bryggeri {n}
brewski {n} (informal: beer)  :: bärs, bira
brewsky {n} (slang: a beer)  :: bärs, bira
briar {n} (white heath)  :: trädljung {c}
briar {n}  :: törnbuske
bribe {n} (inducement to dishonesty)  :: muta {c}, dusör
bribe {v} (to give a bribe)  :: muta
bribery {n} (making of illegal payment)  :: bestickning {c}, mutning {c}
bribery {n} (giving, offering or accepting bribes)  :: bestickning {c}, mutbrott {n}
brick {n} (hardened block used for building)  :: tegel {n}, tegelsten
brick {n} (a building material)  :: tegel {n}
bricklayer {n} (craftsman)  :: murare {c}
brick red {n} (colour)  :: tegelröd, tegelrött {n}
brick red {adj} (colour)  :: tegelröd
bridal couple {n} (bride and bridegroom)  :: brudpar {n}
bride {n} (bride)  :: brud {c}
bridegroom {n} (bridegroom, groom)  :: brudgum {c}
bridesmaid {n} (woman who attends the bride at a wedding ceremony)  :: brudtärna {c}
bridesmaid {v} (to act as a bridesmaid (for))  :: vara brudtärna
bridge {n} (construction or natural feature that spans a divide)  :: bro {c}
bridge {n} (bony ridge of the nose)  :: näsrot {c}
bridge {n} (replacement for teeth)  :: brygga {c}, tandbrygga {c}
bridge {n} (nautical)  :: brygga {c}
bridge {v} (to span as if with a bridge)  :: överbrygga
bridge {n} (card game)  :: bridge
bridgehead {n} (area of ground on the enemy's side of an obstacle)  :: brohuvud {n}
Bridget {prop} (female given name)  :: Birgitta, Birgit
bridle {v} (to put a bridle on.)  :: betsla
brief {adj} (of short duration)  :: kort
briefcase {n} (case used for carrying documents)  :: portfölj {c}
briefing {n} (short and concise summary of a situation)  :: summering {c}
briefing {n} (presentation of information or instruction)  :: informationsmöte {n}
brig {n} (two-masted vessel)  :: brigg {c}
brigand {n} (bandit)  :: stråtrövare
brigantine {n} (square-rigged foremast with main mast rigged fore-and-aft, sailing vessel)  :: brigantin {c}
bright {adj} (visually dazzling, luminous, radiant)  :: ljus
bright {adj} (intelligent)  :: intelligent, klyftig
bright {adj} (vivid)  :: klar, färggrann
bright {adj} (happy)  :: glad
bright spark {n} (a clever person)  :: ljushuvud {n}
brilliant {adj} (shining brightly)  :: lysande, glänsande, gnistrande, strålande
brilliant {adj} (of surpassing excellence)  :: mästerlig, virtuosmässig
brilliant {adj} (magnificent or wonderful (primarily UK usage))  :: briljant, lysande, strålande, storslagen
brilliant {adj} (highly intelligent)  :: briljant, genialisk, högt begåvad
brilliant {n} (cut gemstone)  :: briljant {c}
brim {n} (the topmost rim or lip of a container)  :: brädd {c}
brim {n} (a projecting rim, especially of a hat)  :: brätte {n}
brimful {adj} (filled to overflowing)  :: bräddfull, bräddfylld
brimstone {n} (sulfur) SEE: sulfur  ::
brimstone {n} (the sulfur of Hell)  :: svavel
brimstone {n} (butterfly species)  :: citronfjäril
brine {n} (salt water)  :: saltlake {c}, saltlag {c}
brine {n} (the sea or ocean)  :: havsvatten {n}
bring {v} (to transport toward somebody/somewhere)  :: ta med, bringa, medföra, tillföra
bring owls to Athens {v} (to undertake a pointless venture) SEE: carry coals to Newcastle  ::
bring to bear {v} (to employ to achieve an effect)  :: applicera, tillämpa, ta till
bring up {v} (to raise children)  :: uppfostra
brinjal {n} (an aubergine) SEE: eggplant  ::
briny {n} (sea) SEE: sea  ::
brioche {n} (type of bun)  :: brioche {c}
brisket {n} (the chest of an animal)  :: bringa {c}
brisket {n} (a cut of meat from an animal chest)  :: bringa {c}
bristle {n} (stiff or coarse hair)  :: borst {n}, svinborst {n}
bristle {n} (hair or straw of a brush, broom etc.)  :: borst {n}
bristle {v} (to be on one's guard)  :: resa, stå på ända, resa ragg, lystra, skjuta rygg
bristly {adj} (covered with bristles)  :: borstig
Brit {n} (British person) SEE: Briton  ::
Britain {prop} (United Kingdom) SEE: United Kingdom  ::
Britain {prop} (Brittany) SEE: Brittany  ::
britches {n} (pants) SEE: pants  ::
britches {n} (breeches) SEE: breeches  ::
British {prop} (citizens or inhabitants of Britain)  :: britt {c}, brittiska {c}
British {prop} (the citizens or inhabitants of the UK)  :: britt {c}, brittiska {c}
British {prop} (the British English language)  :: brittisk engelska {c}
British {adj} (of Britain)  :: brittisk
British {adj} (colloquial: of the UK)  :: brittisk
British Columbia {prop} (Province in western Canada)  :: British Columbia
British Commonwealth {prop} (Commonwealth of Nations) SEE: Commonwealth of Nations  ::
British Empire {prop} (the United Kingdom together with its dominions, colonies, dependencies, trust territories and protectorates)  :: Brittiska imperiet {n}
British English {prop} (English language as in Britain, especially in England)  :: brittisk engelska
British Isles {prop} (group of islands)  :: Brittiska öarna {c-p}
British Virgin Islands {prop} (a British overseas territory in the Caribbean)  :: Brittiska Jungfruöarna
Briton {n} (inhabitant of Great Britain)  :: britt {c}
Brittany {prop} (region of North West France)  :: Bretagne
bro {n} (a male sibling) SEE: brother  ::
broach {n} (series of chisel points)  :: brotsch {c}
broach {n} (brooch) SEE: brooch  ::
broad {adj} (wide) SEE: wide  ::
broad {adj} (having a specified width)  :: bred
broad {adj} (strongly regional)  :: bred
broad {n} (colloquial term for a woman or girl)  :: tjej {c}
broad {n} (whore) SEE: whore  ::
broadband {n} (high-capacity internet connection)  :: bredband {n}
broad bean {n} (edible bean that has broad seeds)  :: bondböna {c}
broadcast {n} (transmission of a radio or television programme)  :: utsändning {c}
broadcast {n} (programme transmitted)  :: program {n}, sändning {c}
broadcast {v} (to transmit a message or signal through radio waves or electronic means)  :: sända ut, utsända
broaden {v} (to make broad)  :: bredda, vidga
broaden {v} (to become broad)  :: breddas
broad-minded {adj} (having an open mind, tolerant of diversity)  :: vidsynt
broadside {n} (one side of a warship)  :: bredsida {c}
broadside {n} (printed lyrics)  :: skillingtryck {n}
broccoli {n} (plant Brassica oleracea var. italica)  :: broccoli {c}
brochure {n} (booklet of printed informational matter)  :: broschyr
broiler {n} (chicken suitable for broiling)  :: broiler {c}, gödkyckling {c}
broke {adj} (lacking money; bankrupt)  :: pank
broken {adj} (fragmented)  :: bruten
broken {adj} (having the bone in pieces, fractured)  :: bruten
broken {adj} (of a line: dashed)  :: streckad
broken {adj} (of skin: split or ruptured)  :: brusten
broken {adj} (not working properly)  :: trasig
broken {adj} (completely defeated and dispirited)  :: bruten
broken {adj} (poorly spoken)  :: bruten
broken {adj} (having no money)  :: pank
broken {adj} (disconnected)  :: bruten
broken {adj} (of software: badly designed or implemented)  :: trasig
broken {adj} (meteorology: five eighths to seven eighths obscured by clouds)  :: mulen
broken heart {n} (feeling of grief or loss)  :: brustet hjärta {n}
broker {n} (mediator between a buyer and seller)  :: mäklare {c}
brokerage {n} (company whose business is to act as a broker)  :: mäklare {c}, mäklarfirma {c}
brokerage {n} (the commission paid to a broker)  :: courtage {n}, kurtage {n}
bromide {n} (chemistry: binary compound of bromine and another element)  :: bromid {c}
bromide {n} (platitude) SEE: platitude  ::
bromine {n} (nonmetallic chemical element)  :: brom {n}
bronchitis {n} (inflammation of the lungs)  :: bronkit {c}
bronchoscopy {n} (technique)  :: bronkoskopi {c}
bronchus {n} (Either or two branches of the trachea)  :: bronk {c}
bronze {v} (to tan) SEE: tan  ::
bronze {n} (alloy)  :: brons
bronze {n} (colour)  :: bronsfärg
bronze {adj} (having a bronze colour)  :: bronsfärgad
bronze {n} (bronze medal) SEE: bronze medal  ::
Bronze Age {prop} (archaeology)  :: Bronsåldern {c}
bronze medal {n} (medal made of, or having the colour of, bronze)  :: bronsmedalj {c}
bronze medalist {n} (bronze medal winner)  :: bronsmedaljör {c}
brooch {n} (jewellery with pin)  :: brosch
brood {n} (the young of certain animals)  :: kull {c}
brood {n} (the children in one family)  :: barnaskara {c}
brood {v} (to keep an egg warm)  :: ruva
brood {v} (to protect)  :: ruva
brood {v} (to dwell upon moodily and at length)  :: ruva (intensively), älta (moodily and obsessively)
brook {n} (a small stream)  :: bäck {c}
brook {v} (tolerate) SEE: tolerate  ::
brook trout {n} (Salvelinus fontinalis)  :: bäckröding {c}
broom {n} (domestic utensil)  :: kvast {c}, borste {c}
broom {n} (sweeper in curling)  :: borste {c}
broom {n} (Fabaceae shrub)  :: ginst {c} (Genista)
broom {v} (to sweep)  :: sopa, borsta
bros before hoes {proverb} (a man should prioritize his male friends over his girlfriend or wife)  :: bröder går före brudar
broth {n} (water in which food (meat or vegetable etc) has been boiled)  :: buljong, spad {n}
brothel {n} (house of prostitution)  :: bordell {c}, glädjehus, [vulgar] horhus
brother {n} (male sibling)  :: bror {c}, broder {c} [elder/more formal], brorsa {c} [colloquial]
brother {n} (male having parents in common)  :: bror {c}, broder {c} (elder/more formal)
brother {n} (male fellow member of a religious community)  :: broder {c}
brotherhood {n} (state of being brothers or a brother)  :: broderskap
brotherhood-in-arms {n} (quality)  :: vapenbrödraskap {n}
brother-in-arms {n} (fellow combatant or soldier)  :: vapenbroder, bundsförvant {c}
brother-in-law {n} (one's husband's brother)  :: svåger {c}
brother-in-law {n} (one's wife's brother)  :: svåger {c}
brother-in-law {n} (one's sister's husband)  :: svåger {c}
brothers {n} (male siblings)  :: bröder {c-p}
brow {n} (forehead) SEE: forehead  ::
brow {n} (eyebrow) SEE: eyebrow  ::
browbeat {v} (to bully in an intimidating way)  :: köra med, tyrannisera
brown {n} (colour)  :: brun
brown {adj} (having a brown colour)  :: brun
brown {v} (to cook until brown)  :: bryna
brown {v} (to tan) SEE: tan  ::
brown bear {n} (Ursus arctos)  :: brunbjörn {c}
brown bullhead {n} (Ameiurus nebulosus)  :: dvärgmal {c}
brown dwarf {n} (starlike object)  :: brun dvärg
brown falcon {n}  :: brunfalk
brown goods {n} (consumer electronics)  :: hemelektronik {c}, brunvaror {p}
brown hare {n} (brown hare) SEE: European hare  ::
brownish {adj} (of a colour which resembles brown; somewhat brown)  :: brunaktig
brownnose {v} (fawn) SEE: fawn  ::
brown rat {n} (Rattus norvegicus)  :: brunråtta {c}
brown sugar {n} (partially refined sugar)  :: farinsocker {n}, farin {c}
brown sugar {n} (refined sugar with molasses)  :: farinsocker {n}, farin {c}
browse {v} (scan, casually look through)  :: bläddra
browse {v} (move about while eating parts of plants)  :: beta
browser {n} (web browser) SEE: web browser  ::
brr {interj} (expression to show shivering)  :: brr
Bruges {prop} (city in Belgium)  :: Brygge
bruise {n} (medical: mark on the skin)  :: blåmärke {n}
bruise {n} (mark on fruit)  :: fläck {c}
Brumaire {prop} (the second month of the French Republican Calendar)  :: brumaire {c}, töckenmånad {c}
brumal {adj} (winter-like)  :: vintrig
brunch {n} (a meal)  :: brunch {c}, frunch {c}
Brunei {prop} (a country in Southeast Asia)  :: Brunei
brunette {adj} (Of a woman having brown or black hair)  :: brunett
brunette {n} (A girl or woman with brown or black hair)  :: brunett {c}
brunion {n} (nectarine) SEE: nectarine  ::
Bruno {prop} (male given name)  :: Bruno {c}
brunost {n} (cheese)  :: mesost
Brunswick {prop} (Braunschweig, Germany)  :: Braunschweig {n}
brush {n} (implement)  :: borste {c}, pensel {c}
brush {v} (to clean (with a brush))  :: borsta
brusque {adj} (rudely abrupt, unfriendly)  :: brysk
Brusselian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to, Brussels)  :: brysselsk
Brusselian {n} (someone from Brussels)  :: brysslare {c} [man or woman], brysselska {c} [woman]
Brussels {prop} (capital of Belgium)  :: Bryssel {n}
Brussels sprout {n} (vegetable)  :: brysselkål {c}, rosenkål {c}
brutal {adj} (savagely violent)  :: brutal
brutality {n} (a state of being brutal)  :: brutalitet {c}
brute {n} (animal destitute of human reason)  :: odjur {n}
brute {n} (brutal person)  :: odjur {n}, sälle {c}
brutish {adj} (Bestial; lacking human sensibility)  :: , bestialisk, brutal, djurisk
bryophyte {n} (member of the Bryophyta; moss, liverwort, or hornwort)  :: mossa
bête noire {n} (an anathema)  :: vildsvin {n}, fasa {c}, avsky {c}
bubble {n} (Greek) SEE: Greek  ::
bubble {n} (spherically contained volume of air or other gas)  :: bubbla {c}, såpbubbla {c} [soap bubble]
bubble {n} (period of intense speculation in a market)  :: bubbla {c}
bubble {v} (to rise up in bubbles)  :: bubbla
bubble {n} (someone who has been fooled) SEE: dupe  ::
bubble {v} (to cry, weep) SEE: weep  ::
bubble {v} (to cheat, delude) SEE: cheat  ::
bubble level {n} (tool) SEE: spirit level  ::
bubbly {adj} (cheerful, lively)  :: sprudlande
buccaneer {n} (a group of seamen)  :: buckanjär {c}
buccaneer {n} (pirate)  :: buckanjär {c}, sjörövare {c}, pirat {c}
Bucharest {prop} (The capital of Romania)  :: Bukarest
buck {n} (ram) SEE: ram  ::
buck {n} (male deer, goat, etc.)  :: bock
buck {n} (informal: dollar)  :: dollar
buck {v} (of a horse: to leap upward arching its back, kicking out hind legs)  :: slå bakut
bucket {n} (container)  :: hink {c}, spann {c}, ämbar {n}
bucket {n} (amount held in this container)  :: hink {c}
bucket {n} (part of piece of machinery)  :: skopa {c}
bucket {n} (basketball: basket)  :: korg {c}
bucket {v} (rain heavily)  :: ösa, ösregna
Buckingham Palace {prop} (the official London residence of the British monarch)  :: Buckingham Palace
buckle {n} (belt clasp)  :: spänne {n}
buckle up {v} (to fasten one's seat belt or safety belt)  :: spänna fast sig, använda/fästa säkerhetsbälte {n}
buckling {n} (smoked herring)  :: böckling {c}
buck's party {n} (bachelor party) SEE: bachelor party  ::
buckthorn {n} (plant of the genus Rhamnus)  :: getapel {c}
buckthorn {n} (Rhamnus cathartica)  :: getapel {c}, vägtorn {c}
buckwheat {n} (Fagopyrum esculentum plant)  :: bovete {n}
buckwheat {n} (fruit of this plant as cereal)  :: bovete {n}
bucolic {adj} (rustic, pastoral, country-styled)  :: rustik, lantlig, bukolisk
bucolic {adj} (pertaining to herdsmen or peasants)  :: bukolisk, lantlig, herde-, bond-, bondsk
bucolic {n} (a pastoral poem)  :: herdedikt
bucolic {n} (a rustic, peasant)  :: lantbo, bonde
bud {n} (newly formed leaf or flower that has not yet unfolded)  :: knopp {c}
bud {v} (to form buds)  :: knoppa
bud {v} (to reproduce by splitting off buds)  :: delning
Buddha {n} (Buddha)  :: Buddha {c}
Buddhism {n} (religion and philosophy)  :: buddhism {c}, buddism {c}
Buddhist {adj} (of, relating to, or practicing Buddhism)  :: buddhistisk
Buddhist {n} (practitioner of Buddhism)  :: buddhist
buddy {n} (friend or casual acquaintance)  :: kompis {c}, polare {c}
budgerigar {n} (species of parakeet)  :: undulat {c}
budget {n} (amount of money or resources)  :: budget {c}
budget {n} (itemized summary of intended expenditure)  :: budget {c}
budget {adj} (of, or relating to a budget)  :: compounds with budget {c}
budget {adj} (appropriate to a restricted budget)  :: compounds with budget {c}
budget {v} (construct or draw up a budget)  :: budgetera
budget {v} (allow for in a budget)  :: budgetera
budget {v} (plan for the use of in a budget)  :: budgetera
Buenos Aires {prop} (capital of Argentina)  :: Buenos Aires
buff {n} (a person who is very interested in a particular subject)  :: fantast {c}, entusiast {c}
buff {v} (To polish and make shiny)  :: polera
buffalo {n} (Old World mammals)  :: buffel {c}
buffalo {n} (North American bison)  :: bisonoxe {c}
buffer {n} (portion of memory in computing)  :: buffert {c}, buffertminne
buffer {n} (solution to stabilize pH)  :: buffert {c}, buffertlösning {c}
buffer solution {n} (buffer solution)  :: buffertlösning
buffet {n} (counter or sideboard)  :: buffé {c}
buffet {n} (food)  :: buffé {c}
bufflehead {n} (a duck in the goldeneye genus, Bucephala albeola)  :: buffelhuvud
buffoon {n} (one who acts in a silly or ridiculous fashion)  :: pajas, fjant {c}
bug {n} (a colloquial name for insect)  :: kryp {n}
bug {n} (problem that needs fixing (especially in computing))  :: bugg {c}
bug {v} (to install an electronic listening device in)  :: bugga
bugger {n} (heretic) SEE: heretic  ::
bugger {interj} (slang: expressing annoyance)  :: fan också, helvete, skit
bugger factor {n} (Murphy's law) SEE: Murphy's law  ::
bugger off {interj} (go away) SEE: get lost  ::
buggy {n} (pushchair) SEE: pushchair  ::
bughouse chess {n} (variant of chess)  :: chock
bugle {n} (music: simple brass instrument)  :: horn {n}
bugler {n} (someone who plays the bugle)  :: hornblåsare
build {v} ((transitive) to form by combining materials or parts)  :: anlägga, bygga, förfärdiga, uppföra, uppresa, upprätta
build {v} ((transitive) to develop or give form to according to a plan or process)  :: bygga, forma, skapa
build {v} ((transitive) to increase or strengthen by adding gradually to)  :: bygga upp, hopa, stegra, öka
build {v} ((transitive) to establish a basis for)  :: bygga, grunda
build {v} ((intransitive) to form by combining materials or parts)  :: anläggas, byggas, förfärdigas, uppföras, uppresas, upprättas
build {v} ((intransitive) to develop in magnitude or extent)  :: byggas upp, hopa sig, stegras, ökas
build {n} (physique)  :: byggnad {c}, kroppsbyggnad {c}
build {n} (any version of a software during its development)  :: build {c}, bygge {n}
builder {n} (a bodybuilder) SEE: bodybuilder  ::
building {n} (act or process of building)  :: byggande {n}, bygge {n}, byggnation {c}, byggnadsverksamhet {c}
building {n} (closed structure with walls and a roof)  :: byggnad {c}, bygge {n}, hus {n}
building site {n} (place where a building is located, under construction, or will be erected)  :: anlägg {n}, bygge {n}, byggarbetsplats {c}, nybygge {n}
building site {n} (archeology: site of a former structure)  :: lokal {c}, boplats {c}, husgrund {c}
building site {n} (messy, disorganized area)  :: röra
building worker {n} (construction worker) SEE: construction worker  ::
built {v} (simple past of build)  :: byggt
built {v} (past participle of build)  :: byggd
built-in {adj} (constructed as a non-detachable part)  :: inbyggd
Bukhara {prop} (city in Uzbekistan)  :: Buchara
bukkake {n} (pornographic genre)  :: bukkake {c}
bulb {n} (bulb-shaped root)  :: lök
bulb {n} (light bulb) SEE: light bulb  ::
Bulgaria {prop} (country)  :: Bulgarien
Bulgarian {adj} (relating to Bulgaria, its people or the Bulgarian language)  :: bulgarisk
Bulgarian {n} (native of Bulgaria)  :: bulgar, bulgariska
Bulgarian {prop} (language)  :: bulgariska
Bulgarian Hound {n} (Bulgarian Hound)  :: bulgarisk stövare {n}
bulge {n} (Something sticking out)  :: bula {c}, knöl {c}, utbuktning {c}
bulgur {n} (Middle Eastern food)  :: bulgur {c}
bulimia {n} (eating disorder)  :: bulimi
bulimia nervosa {n} (eating disorder) SEE: bulimia  ::
bulk {n} (size, mass or volume)  :: massa {c}
bulk {n} (major part of something)  :: lejonpart {c}, merpart {c}
bulk {adj} (large in size, mass, or volume)  :: massiv, omfångsrik, voluminös
bulkhead {n} (partition on ship)  :: skott
bulkhead {n} (partition on air- or spacecraft)  :: skott
bull {n} (uncastrated adult male bovine)  :: tjur {c}
bull {n} (adult male animal)  :: hane {c}, tjur {c}
bull {n} (finance: investor who buys in anticipation of a rise in prices)  :: haussespekulant {c}
bull {n} (slang: policeman)  :: snut {c}
bull {adj} (of a market in which prices are rising)  :: hausse {c}
bull {v} (polish boots to a high shine)  :: putsa, finputsa
bull {n} (document)  :: bulla {c}
bull {n} (seal)  :: sigill
bull {n} (nonsense)  :: strunt {n}, snack {n}, nonsens
bullcrap {n} (bullshit) SEE: bullshit  ::
bull elephant {n} (bull elephant, male elephant)  :: elefanthane {c}, elefanthanne {c}
bullet {n} (projectile)  :: kula {c}
bullet hole {n} (hole)  :: kulhål {n}
bulletin board {n} (a board)  :: anslagstavla {c}
bulletproof {adj} (capable of withstanding a bullet)  :: skottsäker
bullet train {n} (Japanese high-speed train)  :: shinkansen
bull fiddle {n} (instrument) SEE: double bass  ::
bullfight {n} (public spectacle)  :: tjurfäktning {c}
bullfighter {n} (a toreador or matador)  :: tjurfäktare {c}
bullfighting {n} (spectacle of manipulating and killing a bull)  :: tjurfäktning {c}
bullfinch {n} (Pyrrhula pyrrhula)  :: domherre {c}
bullfrog {n} (bullfrog)  :: oxgroda {c}
bullhead {n} (Ameiurus nebulosus)  :: dvärgmal
bullhead {n} (Europe, Asia: the European bullhead) SEE: European bullhead  ::
bullion {n} (bulk quantity of precious metal)  :: tacka {c}
bull market {n} (state of stock market)  :: tjurmarknad
bullock {n} (a castrated bull; an ox)  :: oxe [of a fullgrown animal], stut [of a calf]
bull ring {n} (bullring) SEE: bullring  ::
bullring {n} (area in which a bullfight is takes place)  :: tjurfäktningsarena {c}
bull run {n} (event in which people run with bulls in the streets)  :: tjurrusning {c}
bullseye {n} (peppermint flavoured sweet)  :: polkagris {c}
bullshit {n} (deceitful statements, etc)  :: skitsnack, strunt
bullshit {n} (card game)  :: bluffstopp
bullshit {v} (to have casual conversation with no real point)  :: prata strunt, snacka skit
bullshit {interj} (expression of disbelief)  :: skit
bullwhip {n} (whip)  :: oxpiska {c}
bully {n} (pimp) SEE: pimp  ::
bully {n} (person who is cruel to others)  :: mobbare {c}
bully {v} (to intimidate)  :: mobba
bullying {n} (persistent acts intended to make life unpleasant)  :: mobbning {c}
bulwark {n} (a defensive wall or rampart)  :: bålverk {n}
bum {n} (informal: buttocks or anus)  :: häck, rumpa, stjärt {c}
bum {n} (anus specifically)  :: anus {n}, rövhål {n}
bum {n} (hobo)  :: lodare/lodis, luffare, uteliggare {c}
bum bag {n} (pouch attached to a belt)  :: magväska {c}, midjeväska {c}
bumblebee {n} (genus of bee)  :: humla {c}
bumfluff {n} ( sparse beard growth of an adolescent)  :: moppefjun
bumfodder {n} (toilet paper) SEE: toilet paper  ::
bumfuck {n} (sodomy) SEE: sodomy  ::
bumfuck {v} (sodomize) SEE: assfuck  ::
bumfuck {n} (assfuck) SEE: assfuck  ::
bumper {n} (impact absorber on a vehicle)  :: kofångare, stötfångare
bumpy {adj} (jumpy; causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements)  :: skakig {c}
bun {n} (newbie) SEE: newbie  ::
bun {n} (A small bread roll, often sweetened or spiced)  :: bulle {c}
bunchberry {n} (plant)  :: hönsbär {n}
bunchberry {n} (fruit)  :: hönsbär {n}
bundle {n} (group of objects held together by wrapping or tying)  :: bunt {c}, packe {c}, paket {n}, knippe {n}, knyte {n}
bundle {n} (package wrapped or tied up for carrying)  :: bunt {c}, paket {n}
bundle {n} (biology: cluster of closely bound muscle or nerve fibres)  :: knippe {n}
bundle {n} (colloquial: large amount, especially of money)  :: bunt {c}
bundle {v} (to tie or wrap together)  :: bunta
bundle {v} (to dress someone warmly)  :: bylta
bundle {v} (computing: to sell hardware and software as single product)  :: bundla
bung {n} (bribe) SEE: bribe  ::
bung {n} (stopper)  :: kork {c}
bungee {n} (elastic strap for securing luggage)  :: snodd {c}, stropp {c}
bungee cord {n} (elastic strap with hooks) SEE: bungee  ::
bungle {v} (to botch up, bumble or incompetently perform a task)  :: fumla, klåpa
bunion {n} (bump on the big toe)  :: liktorn
bunk {n} ((nautical) built-in bed on board ship)  :: koj {c}
bunk {v} (to fail to attend school without permission)  :: skolka
bunk bed {n} (two or more beds fixed on top of one another)  :: våningssäng {c}
bunkbed {n} (bunk bed) SEE: bunk bed  ::
bunny hug {n} (sweatshirt with hood) SEE: hoodie  ::
buoy {n} (nautical: a moored float)  :: boj {c}
buoyance {n} (buoyancy) SEE: buoyancy  ::
buoyancy {n} (physics: upward force on an immersed body)  :: flytkraft {c}
buoyancy {n} (ability to stay afloat)  :: flytförmåga {c}
buoyant {adj} (able to float)  :: flytande
buoyant {adj} (lighthearted and lively)  :: nyter, yster
bupkis {n} (absolutely nothing)  :: nada, inte ett skvatt
bur {n} (prickly husk) SEE: burr  ::
burbot {n} (a freshwater fish: Lota lota)  :: lake {c}
burden {n} (heavy load)  :: börda, belastning
burden {n} (responsibility, onus)  :: plikt
burden {n} (cause of worry)  :: börda, belastning
burden {v} (encumber)  :: belasta
burdock {n} (any of the species of biennial thistles in the genus Arctium)  :: kardborre {c}
bureau {n} (translations to be checked)  :: byrå {c}
bureau {n} (chest of drawers for clothes)  :: byrå {c}
bureau {n} (office (room)) SEE: office  ::
bureaucracy {n} (system of administration)  :: byråkrati {c}
bureaucrat {n} (An official in a bureaucracy)  :: byråkrat {c}
bureau de change {n} (a place where foreign currency can be exchanged)  :: växelkontor {n}, växlingskontor {n}
burgeon {n} (bud, sprout, shoot)  :: knopp {c}
burgeon {v} (to grow or expand)  :: spira
burgeon {v} (of plants, to bloom, bud)  :: knoppas, spira
burgeoning {adj} (that buds, grows or expands)  :: spirande
burger {n} (informal: hamburger)  :: burgare {c}
-burger {suffix} (suffix used to make names for hamburger-like dishes)  :: -burgare {c}
burglar {n} (thief who steals from premises)  :: inbrottstjuv {c}
burglar alarm {n} (warning device)  :: tjuvlarm {n}
burglary {n} (the crime of breaking into)  :: inbrott {n}
burgrave {n} (governor)  :: borggreve {c}
Burgundy {prop} (region)  :: Burgund {n}, Bourgogne
Burgundy {n} (wine)  :: bourgogne, bourgognevin
burial {n} (interment)  :: begravning {c}
burial chamber {n} (chamber used to bury the dead)  :: gravkammare {c}
burka {n} (female garment that covers the whole body)  :: burka {c}
Burkina Faso {prop} (country)  :: Burkina Faso
burlap {n} (strong cloth)  :: säckväv {c}
burly {adj} (well-built)  :: bastant
Burma {prop} (Southeast Asian country (former name), see also: Myanmar)  :: Burma
Burmese {prop} (language)  :: burmesiska {c}
burn {n} (physical injury)  :: brännskada, brännmärke
burn {n} (act of burning something)  :: förbränning {c}
burn {v} (cause to be consumed by fire)  :: bränna
burn {v} (be consumed by fire)  :: brinna
burn {v} (become overheated)  :: bränna [of food, meal]
burn {v} (injure (a person or animal) with heat or caustic chemicals)  :: bränna, skålla [with liquid]
burn {v} (feel hot)  :: brinna
burn {v} (write data)  :: bränna
burner {n} (computing: device that allows data or music to be stored on a CD)  :: brännare {c}
burnish {v} (to make smooth or shiny by rubbing)  :: polera, blankskura, göra blank
burn one's bridges {v} (burn one's bridges)  :: bränna sina broar
burn out {v} (to extinguish due to lack of fuel)  :: falna, brinna ut
burnt {adj} (carbonized)  :: bränd
burnt {adj} (sun-burned)  :: solbränd {c}
burn the midnight oil {v} (work through the night)  :: dygna, låta flitens lampa lysa
buro {n} (office)  :: byrå {c}
buro {n} (chest of drawers for clothes)  :: byrå {c}
burocracy {n} (structure and regulations in place to control activity)  :: byråkrati {c}
burp {n} (a softer belch)  :: rap {c}, rapning {c}
burp {v} (to emit a burp)  :: rapa
burqa {n} (burka) SEE: burka  ::
burr {n} (seed pod with sharp features)  :: kardborre {c}
burr {n} (material left on an edge after cutting)  :: grad {c}
burr {n} (mispronouncion of "r")  :: tungrots-r, skorrning {c}
burr {v} (to pronounce "r")  :: skorra
burrow {n} (A tunnel or hole)  :: gryt {n}, jordkula {c}, håla {c}
burst {n} (instance or act of bursting)  :: skur {c}, salva {c}, omgång {c}
burst {v} (to break from internal pressure)  :: brista, spricka, brisera
burst {v} (to cause to burst)  :: spräcka
Burundi {prop} (a country in Eastern Africa)  :: Burundi
bury {v} (inter a corpse in a grave or tomb)  :: begrava
bury {v} (place in the ground)  :: begrava, gräva ner/gräva ned
bury {v} (hide or conceal as if by covering with earth)  :: begrava, gömma
bury {v} (to put an end to; to abandon)  :: glömma
bury the hatchet {v} (to stop fighting or arguing)  :: begrava stridsyxan
bus {n} (vehicle)  :: buss {c}
bus {n} (electrical conductor)  :: buss {c}
bus {n} (medical slang: ambulance) SEE: ambulance  ::
busboy {n} (assistant waiter; one who clears plates from and cleans tables)  :: diskplockare
bus driver {n} (driver of a bus)  :: busschaufför {c}
bush {n} (category of woody plant)  :: buske {c}
bush {n} (pubic hair)  :: buske {c}
bush {n} (Remote undeveloped and uncultivated rural area)  :: bush
bushed {adj} (very tired; exhausted)  :: förbuskad
bushel {n} (dry measure)  :: skäppa
bushing {n} (mechanical engineering: type of bearing to reduce friction)  :: bussning {c}
Bushism {prop} (political philosophy)  :: bushism
bushmaster {n} (pit viper)  :: buskmästare {c}
business {n} (commercial enterprise or establishment)  :: affärer {c-p}
business {n} (occupation, work or trade of a person)  :: bransch {c}
business card {n} (small card)  :: visitkort {n}
business cycle {n} (economic fluctuation)  :: konjunktur {c}
businessman {n} (a man in business, one who works at a commercial institution)  :: affärsman {c}
business plan {n} (a summary of how a business owner, manager, or entrepreneur intends to organize an entrepreneurial endeavor)  :: affärsplan {c}
business trip {n} (business trip)  :: tjänsteresa {c}, affärsresa {c}
businesswoman {n} (woman of business)  :: affärskvinna {c}
busk {v} (nautical: to tack) SEE: tack  ::
bus shelter {n} (A building or other structure constructed at a bus stop)  :: busskur {c}, väntkur {c}, hållplatsskydd {n}, väderskydd {n}
bus station {n} (major bus stop, one that serves as a transfer point between a large number of routes)  :: busstation {c}, bussterminal {c}
bus stop {n} (a stop for public transport buses)  :: busshållplats {c}
bust {n} (sculptural portrayal of a person's head and shoulders)  :: byst {c}
bust {n} (breasts and upper thorax of a woman)  :: byst {c}
bustard {n} (any of several birds of the family Otididae)  :: trapp {c}
busty {adj} (having large breasts)  :: storbystad
busy {adj} (crowded with business or activities)  :: livlig, (busy roads / streets) livligt trafikerad
busy {adj} (doing a great deal)  :: jäktig, flitig
busy {adj} (engaged)  :: upptagen
busy as a bee {adj} (working constantly)  :: flitig som en myra, flitig som ett bi
but {conj} (except)  :: förutom, utom
but {conj} (rather)  :: utan
but {conj} (although)  :: men, fast
butane {n} (the organic compound)  :: butan
butanol {n} (alcohol of butane)  :: butanol {c}
butanone {n} (the simple aliphatic ketone: CH3CH2COCH3)  :: butanon {c}
butch {adj} (of a man)  :: manlig, macho, manhaftig
butch {n} (masculine lesbian)  :: truckflata {c}, butchflata {c}
butcher {n} (a person who prepares and sells meat)  :: slaktare {c}, styckare {c}, charkuterist {c} (the salesman)
butcher {n} (a brutal or indiscriminate killer)  :: slaktare {c}
butcher {v} (To slaughter animals and prepare meat for market)  :: slakta, stycka
butcher {v} (to kill brutally)  :: slakta
butchery {n} (abattoir) SEE: abattoir  ::
butt {n} (larger or thicker end of anything; e.g., the blunt end of a rifle)  :: kolv {c}
butt {n} (buttocks)  :: bak {c}, ända {c}, rumpa {c}, röv {c}, stjärt {c}
butt {n} (remnant of a smoked cigarette or cigar)  :: fimp {c}, stump {c}
butt {v} (to strike bluntly)  :: stöta, stånga
butt crack {n} (groove between buttocks)  :: [formally] crena ani, analfåra {c}, [colloquially] stjärtskåra {c}
buttcrack {n} (butt crack) SEE: butt crack  ::
butter {n} (soft foodstuff made from milk)  :: smör {n}
butter {n} (other foodstuffs like butter)  :: smör {n}
butter {v} (to spread butter on, see also: spread; butter)  :: bre, breda
buttercup {n} (flower of the genus Narcissus) SEE: daffodil  ::
buttercup {n} (herb of the genus Ranunculus)  :: smörblomma {c}
butterfly {n} (insect)  :: fjäril {c}
butterfly {n} (swimming stroke) SEE: butterfly stroke  ::
butterfly effect {n}  :: fjärilseffekten
butterfly nut {n} (butterfly nut) SEE: wing nut  ::
butterfly stroke {n} (swimming stroke)  :: fjärilsim {n}
buttermilk {n} (traditional buttermilk)  :: kärnmjölk {c}
butter up {v} (to flatter)  :: smickra
butterwort {n} (plant of the genus Pinguicula)  :: tätört {c}
buttfuck {n} (sodomy) SEE: sodomy  ::
buttfuck {v} (sodomize) SEE: assfuck  ::
butthole {n} (anus) SEE: anus  ::
butt in {v} (join conversation when not welcome)  :: lägga sig i
butt-naked {adj} (naked) SEE: naked  ::
buttock {n} (each of the two large fleshy halves of the posterior part of the body)  :: skinka
button {n} (knob or small disc serving as a fastener)  :: knapp {c}
button {n} (a mechanical device meant to be pressed with a finger)  :: knapp {c}
button {n} (in computer software, an on-screen control that can be selected)  :: knapp {c}
button {n} (a badge worn on clothes)  :: pin {n}
button {n} (botany: a bud)  :: knopp {c}
button {n} (curling: bullseye)  :: knapp {c}
button {n} (poker: dealer's button)  :: knapp {c}
buttonhole {n} (hole for a button)  :: knapphål {n}
buttonhole {n} (flower worn in the buttonhole for decoration)  :: knapphålsblomma {c}
buttonwood {n} (mangrove) SEE: mangrove  ::
butt plug {n} (A sex toy for the anus and rectum)  :: analplugg {c}
buttress {n} (brick or stone structure built against another structure to support it)  :: stötta
buttress {n} (anything that serves to support something)  :: stötta
buttress {v} (support something physically with, or as if with, a buttress)  :: stötta
but who's counting {phrase} (used as a retort or comeback)  :: vem bryr sig
butyric acid {n} (normal butyric acid)  :: smörsyra {c}, butansyra
buxom {adj} (having a full, voluptuous figure)  :: frodig, bystig, yppig
buy {v} (to obtain something with money)  :: köpa
buy {v} (to accept as true)  :: köpa
buy {n} (purchase) SEE: purchase  ::
buyback {n} (repurchase of something previously sold)  :: återköp {n}
buyer {n} (person who makes purchases)  :: köpare {c}, klient {c}, inköpare {c}, uppköpare {c}
buying power {n} (purchasing power) SEE: purchasing power  ::
buyout {n} (acquisition of a controlling interest)  :: uppköp {n}
buzz {n} (humming noise)  :: surr {n}
buzz {n} (feeling of energy or excitement)  :: rus {n}
buzz {n} (telephone call)  :: signal {c}
buzz {v} (to make a low, humming or sibilant sound)  :: surra, ina
buzz {v} ((aviation) to fly at high speed and at a low altitude)  :: lågsniffa
buzzard {n} (bird of the genus Buteo)  :: ormvråk
buzzard {n} (scavenging bird) SEE: vulture  ::
buzzword {n} (word drawn from or imitative of technical jargon)  :: buzzword {n}
by {prep} (near, or next to)  :: vid, intill [close to]
by {prep} (not later than)  :: vid
by {prep} (indication of passive voice)  :: av
by {prep} (indicates creator of a work)  :: av
by {prep} (indicates a means)  :: genom att
by {prep} (indicates a rule followed)  :: efter
by {prep} (indicating amount of progression)  :: med
by {prep} (steady progression)  :: efter
by {prep} (with the authority of)  :: vid
by {adv} (along a path)  :: längs, längs med
by accident {adv} (accidentally) SEE: accidentally  ::
by and by {adv} (soon) SEE: soon  ::
by and large {adv} (mostly, generally; with few exceptions)  :: i allmänhet, mestadels, i stort sett, på det hela taget, i det stora hela
Byblos {prop} (port city in Lebanon)  :: Byblos
by chance {prep} (Accidental(ly) or unexpected(ly))  :: av en slump
by default {prep} (in absence of any opposing action)  :: som standard
by dint of {prep} (because of) SEE: because of  ::
bye {interj} (short for goodbye)  :: hej då, adjö, farväl, hej ha det bra
bye-bye {n} (goodbye)  :: hej då
by-election {n} (special election)  :: fyllnadsval {c}
Byelorussian SSR {prop} (Soviet republic)  :: Vitryska SSR
by foot {adv} (on foot) SEE: on foot  ::
bygone {adj} (in the far past)  :: förgången
by hand {prep} (manually) SEE: manually  ::
by hand {prep} (manually)  :: för hand
by heart {prep} (knowing completely)  :: utantill
by hook or by crook {prep} (by any means possible)  :: på ett eller ett annat sätt, på ett sätt eller annat, på ett eller annat sätt
byname {n} (surname)  :: släktnamn {n}, tillnamn {n}, [last name] efternamn {n}
byname {n} (nickname)  :: binamn {n}, tillnamn {n}
by oneself {prep} (without help)  :: själv {c}, på egen hand
by oneself {prep} (without company)  :: ensam, för sig själv
bypass {n} (road)  :: förbifart {c}, kringled {c}, förbifartsled {c}
bypass {n} (alternative passage for a bodily fluid)  :: bypass
byproduct {n} (secondary or additional product)  :: biprodukt {c}
by-product {n} (secondary product)  :: biprodukt {c}
by-product {n} (side effect)  :: bieffekt {c}
Byronism {n} (admiration, emulation of Lord Byron)  :: byronism
byte {n} (unit)  :: byte {c}
by the Grace of God {prep} (By divine right)  :: av Guds nåde
by the skin of one's teeth {prep} (barely, closely)  :: på håret
by the time {prep} (when) SEE: when  ::
by the way {prep} (incidentally)  :: förresten, för övrigt
by turns {adv} (one after the other) SEE: in turn  ::
byword {n} (a proverb)  :: ordspråk, ordstäv
Byzantine {adj} (of or pertaining to Byzantium)  :: bysantinsk
Byzantine {adj} (overly complex or intricate)  :: bysantinsk
Byzantine Empire {prop} (an ancient Greek-speaking empire of Eastern Europe)  :: Bysans, Bysantinska riket
Byzantium {prop} (Byzantine Empire) SEE: Byzantine Empire  ::
Byzantium {prop} (ancient Greek city)  :: Byzantion