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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} (alloy) :: 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 ::
Babism {n} (19th-century Persian pantheistical religious sect) :: bábísm {c}
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} (person 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
Babylon {prop} (capital of Babylonia) :: Babylon, Babel
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's breath {n} (Gypsophila) :: brudslöja {c}
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} (collegiate degree) :: filosofie kandidatexamen
Bachelor of Science {n} (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
bacillophobia {n} (fear of microbes) :: bacillskräck {c}
bacillus {n} (any bacteria in the genus Bacillus) :: bacill {c}
back {adv} (to or in a previous condition or place) :: tillbaka
back {adv} (in a manner that impedes) :: 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
back at you {phrase} (same to you, see also: same to you) :: detsamma
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}
backfire {v} (fail) :: slå slint
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 substitution {n} (back substitution) :: återsubstitution
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}
back vowel {n} (Any vowel sound produced in the back of the mouth) :: bakre vokal
backward {adj} (in 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} (unfavorable; negative) :: dålig, illa
bad {adj} (not suitable or fitting) :: opassande
bad {adj} (not appropriate, of manners etc.) :: olämplig, opassande, ful
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} (belligerent and troublesome) SEE: belligerent ::
badass {adj} (having an extreme appearance, etc., considered admirable) :: 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 ::
Baffin Bay {prop} (sea between Greenland and Nunavut) :: Baffinbukten {c}
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}, pain riche
Bahamas {prop} (country in the Caribbean) :: Bahamas, Samväldet 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
baiji {n} (freshwater dolphin) :: asiatisk floddelfin {c}
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} (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
bald eagle {n} (species of eagle native to North America) :: vithövdad havsörn
baldness {n} (The state of being bald) :: skallighet
bale {v} (to remove water from a boat) SEE: bail ::
Balearic Islands {prop} (group of Mediterranean islands) :: Balearerna {p}
Balearic Sea {prop} (sea) :: Baleariska sjön {c}, Baleariska havet {n}
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}
ballad {n} (narrative poem) :: ballad {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} (slang: woman’s breast) SEE: boob ::
balloon {n} (inflatable and buoyant 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} (medicine: 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 ::
balls {n} (bravery) :: stake {c}
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}
bananaquit {n} (Coereba flaveola) :: banansmyg
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 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 recognised 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} (baptism of fire) SEE: baptism of fire ::
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}
barbarous {adj} (barbarian) SEE: barbarian ::
barbarous {adj} (barbaric) SEE: barbaric ::
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}
barcarole {n} (Venetian folk song) :: barcaroll
Barcelona {prop} (capital of Catalonia) :: Barcelona
barcode {n} (set of machine-readable parallel bars) :: streckkod {c}
bard {n} (professional poet and singer) :: bard {c}
bardo {n} (state of existence between death and subsequent reincarnation) :: bardo
bare {adj} (naked, uncovered) :: bar
bare {adj} (having had what usually covers (something) removed) :: bar
bare {adv} (barely) SEE: barely ::
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 ::
barely {adv} (almost not at all) :: knappt
Barents Sea {prop} (part of the Arctic Ocean) :: Barents hav {n}
barf {n} (vomit) SEE: vomit ::
barf {v} (vomit) SEE: vomit ::
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}
barony {n} (a dominion ruled by a baron or baroness) :: baroni {n}, friherrskap {n}
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 ::
barracks emperor {n} (emperor who seized power by virtue of his command of the army) :: soldatkejsare {c}
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 {n} (heraldic charge: lowest third of a shield or escutcheon) :: stam {c}
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
Basel {prop} (city in Switzerland) :: Basel
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 income {n} (basic income) :: basinkomst {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} (wide bowl for washing) :: tvättfat {n}, handfat {n}
basin {n} (area of land that drains into a common outlet) :: avrinningsområde {n}
basis {n} (starting point for an argument) :: grund {c}, basis {c}
basis {n} (linearly independent, spanning 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 {n} (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
Basque Shepherd Dog {n} (Basque Shepherd Dog) :: perro de pastor vasco {c}
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 ::
Bathsheba {prop} (biblical character) :: Batseba
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 {particle} (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 Britain {prop} (series of air engagements between the British Royal Air Force and the German Luftwaffe during World War II) :: slaget om Storbritannien {n}
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
battue {n} (hunt performed in this manner) :: drev {n}
bauble {n} (small shiny spherical decoration, commonly put on Christmas trees) :: julgranskula {c}
Baudelairean {adj} (of or pertaining to Baudelaire or his works) :: baudelaireisk
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}, vik {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}
BBC {prop} (British Broadcasting Corporation) :: BBC
BC {adv} (before Christ) :: f.Kr. (före Kristus)
BCE {adv} (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"]
be ashamed {v} (feel from ashamed) :: skämmas
beast {n} (non-human animal) :: best {c}
beast of burden {n} (animal that carries or pulls a load) :: lastdjur {n}, dragdjur {n}, ök {n}
beast of prey {n} (animal) :: rovdjur {n}
beat {n} (stroke, blow) :: slag {n}
beat {n} (pulsation) :: slag {n}
beat {n} (pulse on the beat level) :: taktslag {n}
beat {n} (rhythm) :: rytm {c}
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 ::
Beauceron {n} (Beauceron) :: beauceron {c}
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} (semiaquatic 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) :: palla, orka
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 or 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 genus Fagus) :: 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 and skittles {n} (fun times) :: dans på rosor
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
Beethovenian {adj} (of or pertaining to Ludwig van Beethoven) :: beethovensk
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) :: 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 ::
befuddle {v} (perplex or confuse) :: omtöckna
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}, tiggerska {c} [female], bettlare {c}, bettlerska {c} [female]
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, bete 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}, uppförande {n}
behavior {n} (way matter or systems behave) :: beteende {n}
behavior {n} :: beteende {n}, uppförande
behaviorism {n} (approach to psychology focusing on behavior) :: behaviorism
behaviour {n} (behavior) SEE: behavior ::
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} (promise) SEE: promise ::
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 someone's back {prep} (secretly) :: bakom någons rygg, bakom ryggen på någon
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}
behove {v} (to befit, to suit) :: [reflexive] passa, bekomma
behove {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
bejel {n} (Endemic syphilis) :: bondfransoser, soltflod, radesyge, spetälska, spedalskhed, franska sjukan
Belarus {prop} (country) :: Vitryssland, Belarus
Belarusian {adj} (pertaining to Belarus) :: vitrysk
Belarusian {n} (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}
believability {n} (state or quality of being believable) :: kredibilitet {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
believe it or not {adv} (you may not believe the following, but it is true) :: tro det eller ej
belittle {v} (to knowingly say that something is smaller or less important than it actually is) :: förringa, förminska
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}, ägodel
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) :: skärp {n}, bälte {n}, livrem {c}, gördel {c} [obsolete]
belt {n} (band used for safety purposes) :: bälte {n}, säkerhetsbälte {n}
belt {n} (band used in a machine to help transfer motion or power) :: rem {c}, drivrem {c}
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 {n} (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
Bern {prop} (city) :: Bern
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}
berserker {n} (Norse warrior) SEE: berserk ::
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 {prep} (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} (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 {n} (letter of the Greek alphabet) :: beta
beta {adj} (beta) :: beta
beta blocker {n} (blocking agent) :: betablockerare {c}, β-blockerare {c}
beta decay {n} (nuclear reaction) :: betasönderfall {n}
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} (having the choice between two unpleasant options) :: mellan pest och kolera
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} (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 ::
bezoar {n} (mass of undigested matter) :: besoar, bezoar
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 {n} (omasum) SEE: omasum ::
Bible {prop} (Jewish holy book) SEE: Tanakh ::
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, cykelbana {c}
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-
bier {n} (litter to transport the corpse of a dead person) :: bår {c}
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} (fictional evil wolf) :: 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} (unwarranted and invasive government surveillance) :: storebror {c}
big business {n} (large corporations) :: 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 {c}, gallfeber {c}
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
bilingual dictionary {n} (translation dictionary) SEE: translation dictionary ::
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 {n} (a thousand million; 1,000,000,000; a milliard) :: miljard {c}
billion {n} (a million million; 1,000,000,000,000) :: biljon {c}
billionaire {n} (wealth exceeding one billion (10⁹)) :: miljardär {c}
billow {n} (large wave) :: bölja
billow {v} (to surge in billows) :: bölja
Billy {prop} (William) SEE: William ::
billy goat {n} (male goat) :: bock {c}
Billy Wix {prop} (Tyto alba) SEE: western barn owl ::
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} (being in a state of one of two mutually exclusive conditions such as 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}
binding energy {n} (energy needed to separate the constituent parts of an atom) :: bindningsenergi {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}
biochar {n} :: biokol {n}
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 ::
birdhouse {n} (small house for birds) :: fågelholk {c}
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} (euphemistic: sexual activity) :: blommor och bin {c-p} (flowers and bees)
bird's nest {n} (A structure built by a bird as a place to incubate eggs and rear young.) :: fågelbo {n}
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}
birthday suit {n} (nakedness) :: adamsdräkt {c}
birthmark {n} (a mark on the skin formed before birth) :: födelsemärke {n}, nevus [medical term], leverfläck {c}
birthplace {n} (location) :: födelseort {c}
birth weight {n} (weight of a baby at birth) :: födelsevikt {c}
birthweight {n} (birthweight) SEE: birth weight ::
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
Bishnupriya Manipuri {prop} (language) :: bishnupriya manipuri
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 {c}
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 out {v} (to complain) SEE: bitch ::
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 {v} (to bite a baited hook or other lure) :: nappa
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 people with dark skin) :: svart
black {adj} (off coffee or tea, without milk or other whitener) :: svart
black {adj} (absorbing all light) :: svart
black {adj} (without light) :: mörk, svart
black {adj} (relating to people with dark skin) :: svart
black {adj} (off coffee or tea, without milk or other whitener) :: svart
black {n} (colour/color) :: svart
black {n} (dye, pigment) :: svärta {c}
black {n} (dark-skinned person) :: svart {c}
black {n} (billiards, snooker, pool: black ball) :: (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 winter {n} (period of cold weather around March, April or May) :: järnnätter [especially in June]
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}
black-crowned night heron {n} (Nycticorax nycticorax) :: natthäger {c}
black currant {n} (shrub) :: svartvinbärsbuske {c}
black currant {n} (berry) :: svarta vinbär
Black Death {prop} (14th century pandemic outbreak) :: 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 {c}
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
black ice {n} (invisible film of ice) :: blixthalka {c}, svarthalka {c}
blacking {n} (shoe polish) SEE: shoe polish ::
black lead {n} (graphite) SEE: graphite ::
blackleg {n} (scab) SEE: scab ::
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 locust {n} (Robinia pseudoacacia) :: robinia {c}, falsk akacia {c}
black magic {n} (magic derived from evil forces) :: svartkonst {c}
blackmail {n} (extortion of money by threats of public accusation, exposure, or censure) :: 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}, hovslagerska {c}
black-tailed godwit {n} (Limosa limosa) :: rödspov {c}
blackthorn {n} (Prunus spinosa) :: slån {c}
blackthorn winter {n} (blackberry winter) SEE: blackberry winter ::
black-throated diver {n} (Gavia arctica) :: storlom {c}
black-throated loon {n} (black-throated diver) SEE: black-throated diver ::
black truffle {n} (A species 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
blanket term {n} (word or phrase used to describe multiple groups of related things) SEE: umbrella term ::
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 {c}
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 out {v} (die due to excess bloodloss) :: förblöda
blend {n} (in linguistics) SEE: portmanteau word ::
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 ::
bleuatre {adj} (bluish) SEE: bluish ::
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 catch 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 approximately 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}
block heater {n} (an electric heater that heats the engine of a car to ease starting in cold weather) :: motorvärmare {c}
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} :: blodpropp {c}
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 money {n} (money paid to the family of someone killed) SEE: wergeld ::
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 pudding {n} (blood sausage) SEE: blood sausage ::
blood red {adj} (of a deep vivid red colour) :: blodröd
blood sausage {n} (type of sausage) :: blodkorv {c}, blodpudding {c}
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} (amount of glucose in a person's blood) :: blodsockerhalt {c}
blood test {n} (a serologic analysis of a sample of blood) :: blodprov
bloodthirsty {adj} (thirsty for blood) :: 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} (blunder, error, see also: 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
blotto {adj} ((very) drunk or intoxicated) SEE: drunk ::
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}
blucher {n} (sturdy laced leather half-boot) :: Blücherskor
bludgeon {n} (short heavy club) :: klubba {c}
blue {n} (sky, literally or figuratively) SEE: sky ::
blue {adj} (blue-colored, see also: dark blue; light blue) :: 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
blue-eyed {adj} (naive) :: blåögd
bluefish {n} (Pomatomus saltatrix) :: blåfisk {c}
blue-gray {adj} (color — see also the hyponyms listed above) :: åskblå [dark gray-blue, literally "thunder[storm sky] color"]
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}
blueness {n} (quality or characteristic of being blue) :: blåhet {c}
blueprint {n} (print produced by this process) :: blåkopia {c}
blues {n} (musical form) :: blues {c}
blues {n} (musical composition) :: blues {c}
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} (Cyanistes caeruleus) :: blåmes {c}
Bluetooth {prop} (nickname of a Danish king) :: Blåtand {c}
Bluetooth {prop} (personal area wireless network) :: blåtand {c}
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 {n} (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} (device containing electrical switches) :: bord {n}, panel {c}
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}
boathook {n} (hook attached to a pole to push out or pull in things, see also: setting pole) :: båtshake {c}
boat lift {n} (mechanism) :: båtlyft, skeppslyft, lyftverk
boatload {n} (A large quantity.) :: båtlass
boat person {n} (person who enjoys boats) :: båtmänniska {c}
boat shoe {n} (type of shoe) :: seglarsko {c}
boatyard {n} (shipyard) SEE: shipyard ::
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 or thread 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 ::
bode {v} (to be the omen of; to portend to presage) :: båda
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 worn on the body) :: 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, see also: bahadur) :: bogatyr {c}
bog bilberry {n} (shrub) :: odon {n}
bog bilberry {n} (berry) :: odon {n}
bogey {n} (booger) SEE: booger ::
bogey {n} (standard of performance set up as a mark to be aimed at) SEE: benchmark ::
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 {adj} (of, or relating to Bohemia or its language) :: böhmisk
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}
boiler room {n} (a room that houses the boiler) :: pannrum {n}, panncentral {c}, värmecentral {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}
boil up {v} (to cook or prepare by boiling) :: koka upp
boisterous {adj} (characterized by violence and agitation; wild; stormy) :: stormig
bok choy {n} (Chinese cabbage, Brassica rapa chinensis) :: kinakål {c}
bokeh {n} (subjective aesthetic quality of out-of-focus areas of an image) :: bokeh
Bokmål {n} (language) :: bokmål {n}
bold {adj} (courageous, daring) :: modig, djärv
bold {adj} (having thicker strokes than the ordinary form of the typeface) :: fet, fetstilt, fetstil
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} (a member of the majority faction of the Russian Social Democratic Party, which seized power in the October Revolution of 1917) :: 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}, märg {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 {v} (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) SEE: tube top ::
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}
book fair {n} (public event at which books are sold) :: bokmässa {c}
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}
Book of the Dead {prop} (the ancient Egyptian funerary text) :: De dödas bok
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} (type of 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}
borborygm {n} (gurgling or rumbling noise produced by gas in the bowels) SEE: borborygmus ::
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}, tristess {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} (causing 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 borough) :: 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 {n} (the standardized variety of Serbo-Croatian) :: bosniska
bosom {n} (chest, breast) :: byst, barm
bosomy {adj} (having a large bosom) SEE: big-breasted ::
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}
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} (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}
bouillabaisse {n} (fish soup from Provence) :: bouillabaisse {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 ::
bounty hunter {n} (person who catches criminals in return for a reward) :: prisjägare {c}
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}
bow and arrow {n} (weapon) :: pil och båge
bower {n} (a woman's bedroom or private apartments, especially in a medieval castle) :: budoar
bowhead {n} (Balaena mysticetus) :: grönlandsval {c}
bowhead whale {n} (a whale, Balaena mysticetus) SEE: bowhead ::
bowl {n} (container for food) :: 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 space; 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 inside) :: avbalkning {c}, box {c}, bås {n}, fack {n}, loge {c}
box {n} (driver’s seat on a coach) :: kuskbock {c}
box {n} (small rectangular shelter) :: kur {c}, jakthydda {c}, vaktkur {c}
box {n} (computer, or the case in which it is housed) :: dator {c}
box {n} ((engineering) cylindrical casing) :: box {c}, bössa {c}, hylsa {c}, låda {c}, fodral {n}
box {v} (to place inside a box) :: lägga i en låda
box {n} (shrub or tree of the genus Buxus) :: buxbom {c}
box {n} (blow with the fist) :: slag med handen
box {v} (to strike with the fists) :: boxa
box {v} (to fight against (a person) in a boxing match) :: boxas
box {n} (rectangle) SEE: oblong ::
box {n} (wood from a box tree) SEE: boxwood ::
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}
boxing week {n} :: mellandagarna
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} (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}
B-pillar {n} (automotive: vertical support) :: B-stolpe {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 ::
bracket fungus {n} (fungus of the family Polyporaceae) :: ticka {c}
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 ::
braggart {adj} (characterized by boasting) SEE: boastful ::
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 damage {n} (injury to the brain) :: hjärnskada {c}
brain drain {n} (emigration of educated people) :: kompetensflykt {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}
brainteaser {n} :: hjärngymnastik
brain tumor {n} (an intracranial growth of abnormal and uncontrolled cell division) :: hjärntumör {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 fluid {n} (hydraulic fluid) :: bromsvätska {c}
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}
branch office {n} (office separate from the headquarters of the business) :: branschkontor {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 for storing or carrying bread) :: brödkorg {c}, brödfat {n}, brödlåda {c}
breadbasket {n} (food bowl) SEE: food bowl ::
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}
bread knife {n} (knife designed to cut bread) :: brödkniv {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
break down {v} (to cease to function) :: gå sönder
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} (milk-producing 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}
breastpin {n} (brooch) SEE: brooch ::
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} (heterosexual) :: hetero {n}
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 {n} (the language) :: bretonska, bretagniska, bretagnska
Breton {adj} (pertaining to Brittany) :: bretonsk, bretagnisk
breve {n} (double whole note) :: brevisnot {c}
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 ::
brew {n} (cup of tea) SEE: cup of tea ::
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
Brexit {prop} (withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the EU) :: brexit {n}
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 to persons in official positions as a means of influencing their decisions) :: 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 {c}
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} (woman in the context of her own wedding) :: 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} (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 of Canada) :: British Columbia
British Commonwealth {prop} (Commonwealth of Nations) SEE: Commonwealth of Nations ::
British Empire {prop} (empire) :: Brittiska imperiet {n}
British English {n} (English language as in Britain, especially in England) :: brittisk engelska
British Isles {prop} (group of islands) :: Brittiska öarna {c-p}
British Virgin Islands {prop} (British overseas territory) :: 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
broadcloth {n} (fine smooth-faced woolen cloth) :: kläde {n}
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}
broad-winged hawk {n} (Buteo platypterus) :: bredvingad vråk {c}
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}
Bronx cheer {n} (synonym of raspberry) SEE: raspberry ::
bronze {v} (to tan) SEE: tan ::
bronze {n} (alloy) :: brons {c} {n}
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}
brotherly {adj} (of or characteristic of brothers) :: broderlig
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 ::
Brownian motion {n} (random motion of particles suspended in a fluid) :: brownsk rörelse {c}
brownie {n} (mythical creature) :: tomte
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
brubru {n} (Nilaus afer) :: brubru
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
brumous {adj} (wintry) SEE: wintry ::
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}
BTTS {initialism} (Initialism for ”both teams to score”.) :: BLGM
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
bubbly {n} (term for champagne which is derived from its bubbles) :: bubbel {n}
bubonic plague {n} (disease caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis) :: böldpest {c}
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}
buckram {n} (cloth) :: klot {n}
bucksaw {n} (saw in a metal frame) SEE: bow saw ::
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}
buffered {adj} (chemistry: dissolved in a buffer solution) :: buffrad
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 {c}
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} (shopping cart) SEE: shopping cart ::
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-in {adj} (constructed as a non-detachable part) :: inbyggd
Bukhara {prop} (city in Uzbekistan) :: Buchara
bukkake {n} (act of multiple people ejaculating on someone) :: 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 {n} (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} (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 ::
bulldog {n} (breed of dog) :: bulldogg {c}
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}
bullseye {interj} (response when someone makes an accurate statement) :: mitt i prick
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} (hoodie) SEE: hoodie ::
Bunsen burner {n} (small laboratory gas burner) :: bunsenbrännare
buoy {n} (moored float) :: boj {c}
buoy {n} (life preserver) SEE: life preserver ::
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
bupleurum {n} (plant of the genus Bupleurum) :: harörter {c}
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}
Burgas {prop} (city in Bulgaria) :: Burgas
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
burl {n} (tree growth) :: vril {c}
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} (to cause to be consumed by fire) :: bränna
burn {v} (to be consumed by fire) :: brinna
burn {v} (to become overheated) :: bränna [of food, meal]
burn {v} (to injure with heat or chemicals) :: bränna, skålla [with liquid]
burn {v} (to feel hot due to embarrassment) :: brinna
burn {v} (computing: to write data) :: bränna
burn {n} (vegetable disease) SEE: brand ::
burn {v} (to cauterize) SEE: cauterize ::
burner {n} (computing: device that allows data or music to be stored on a CD) :: brännare {c}
burning bush {n} (Dictamnus albus) SEE: gas plant ::
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
Burundian {n} (person from Burundi) :: burundier {c}
Burundian {adj} (pertaining to Burundi) :: burundisk
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 {n} (commercial, industrial or professional activity) :: företag {n}, affär {c}, verksamhet {c}
business {n} (management of commercial enterprises) :: verksamhet {c}
business {n} (something involving one personally) :: angelägenhet {c}, affär {c}, sak {c}
business {n} (matters that come before a body for deliberation or action) :: ärende {n}, sak {c}
business {n} (business class) :: affärsklass {c}
business before pleasure {proverb} (discharging one's obligations should come before one's own gratification) :: nytta före nöje, plikten först, nöjet sedan
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) :: upptagen, jäktig, flitig
busy {adj} (engaged) :: upptagen
busy as a bee {adj} (working constantly) :: flitig som en myra, flitig som ett bi
but {conj} (rather) :: utan
but {conj} (although) :: men, fast
but {conj} (except) :: förutom, utom
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; blunt end) :: 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 {n} (hassock) SEE: hassock ::
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
butterbur {n} (herb) :: pestskråp {c}
buttercup {n} (flower of the genus Narcissus) SEE: daffodil ::
buttercup {n} (herb of the genus Ranunculus) :: smörblomma {c}
butter dish {n} (specialised dish in which butter is served) :: smörask {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 a landslide {adv} (with big marginals) :: med råge, med marginal
by all means {prep} (emphatically yes, definitely) :: för all del
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} (unexpected(ly); accidental(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, see also: goodbye) :: hej då, adjö, farväl, hej ha det bra
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} (Greek-speaking empire in the Eastern Mediterranean region) :: Bysans, Bysantinska riket
Byzantine fault tolerance {n} :: bysantinska generalsproblem {n}
Byzantium {prop} (Byzantine Empire) SEE: Byzantine Empire ::
Byzantium {prop} (ancient Greek city) :: Byzantion
Bézier curve {n} (kind of parametric curve) :: Bézier-kurva {c}