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lab {n} (laboratory) SEE: laboratory ::
Laban {prop} (brother of Rebekah) :: Laban {c}
label {n} (small ticket or sign giving information) :: etikett {c}
label {n} (name categorising someone as part of a group) :: beteckning {c}, etikett {c}
label {n} (company selling records) :: skivbolag {n}
label {v} (put a ticket or sign on) :: etikettera, märka
label {v} (give a label to in order to categorise) :: beteckna, etikettera
labia {n} (folds of tissue at opening of vulva) :: blygdläppar {c-p}
labiodental {adj} (articulated with the lower lip and upper teeth) :: labiodental
labium {n} (liplike structure) :: blygdläpp {c}
laboratory {n} (room, building or institution equipped for scientific research) :: laboratorium {n}
laboratory {n} (place where chemicals, drugs or microbes are prepared or manufactured) :: laboratorium {n}
Labor Day {n} (holiday on May 1st) SEE: May Day ::
laborer {n} (One who uses body strength instead of intellectual power to earn a wage, usually hourly) :: arbetare {c}, kroppsarbetare {c}
labor-intensive {adj} (requiring a great deal of work) :: arbetsintensiv
laborious {adj} (industrious) SEE: industrious ::
laborious {adj} (requiring much physical effort) :: mödosam, tung
labor market {n} (market with labor of workers) :: arbetsmarknad {c}
Labor Party {prop} (similar party in another country) SEE: Labour Party ::
labor union {n} (labor union) SEE: trade union ::
labour {n} (work) :: arbete
labour {n} (workers) :: arbetskraft
labour {v} (to work) :: arbeta
labour force {n} (people available for employment) :: arbetskraft {c}
Labour Party {prop} (British party) :: Labour
Labour Party {prop} (similar party in another country) :: arbetarparti {n}
labyrinth {n} (maze) :: labyrint {c}
labyrinthal {adj} (like a labyrinth) SEE: labyrinthine ::
labyrinthian {adj} (mazelike) SEE: labyrinthine ::
labyrinthiform {adj} (having the form of a labyrinth) SEE: labyrinthine ::
labyrinthine {adj} (physically resembling a labyrinth) :: labyrintisk
labyrinthine {adj} (twisting, convoluted, baffling) :: labyrintisk, förvillande
lace {n} (fabric) :: spets
lace {n} (cord for fastening a shoe or garment) :: snodd {n}, snöre {n}, skosnöre {n} [shoes]
lace {v} (fasten with laces) :: snöra
lace {v} (add something harmful to) :: spetsa
lachrymal {adj} (of or relating to tears) SEE: lacrimal ::
lachrymose {adj} (tearful; causing tears) :: tårfylld, gråtmild, sorglig
lack {n} (deficiency, need) :: avsaknad {c}, brist {c}
lack {v} (be without, need, require) :: sakna, fattas
lackadaisical {adj} (showing no interest or enthusiasm) :: ointresserad, oengagerad, likgiltig
lackluster {adj} (Having no shine or lustre; dull) :: matt, glanslös
laconic {adj} (using as few words as possible) :: lakonisk
lacquer {n} (glossy, resinous material used as a surface coating) :: lack {c}
lacquer {v} (to apply a lacquer to something) :: lackera
lacrimal {adj} (of or relating to tears) :: tår-
lacrimal bone {n} (fragile bone situated near the eye) :: tårben {n}
lacrimal gland {n} (gland which secretes tear fluid) :: tårkörtel
lacrosse {n} (the sport) :: lacrosse
lactase {n} (A β-galactosidase enzyme) :: laktas {n}
lactation {n} (process of providing milk to the young) :: dia, ge di, amma
lactic acid {n} (2-hydroxy-propanoic acid (CH3.CHOH.CO2H)) :: mjölksyra {c}
lactose {n} (disaccharide sugar of milk and dairy products) :: laktos, mjölksocker
lactose intolerance {n} (inability to metabolize lactose) :: laktosintolerans {c}
lactose intolerant {adj} (unable to metabolize lactose) :: laktosintolerant
lacuna {n} (in linguistics) :: lexikal lucka {c}
lad {n} (a boy) :: pojke {c}, gosse {c}, kille {c}, grabb {c}
lad {n} (familiar term of address for a man) :: gosse {c}, grabb {c}
ladder {n} (climbing tool) :: stege {c}
ladies and gentlemen {n} (phrase used to address an audience of men and women) :: mina damer och herrar
ladies first {proverb} (phrase encouraging gentlemanliness) :: damerna först
ladies' room {n} (lavatory intended for women, see also: toilet) :: damtoalett {c}, damernas
ladle {n} (deep-bowled spoon with a long, usually curved, handle) :: slev, skopa
ladle {n} (container used in a foundry to transport and pour out molten metal) :: skänk {c}
Ladoga {prop} (a lake in Russia) :: Ladoga {c}
lady {n} (polite term referring a woman) :: dam {c}
lady {n} (toilets intended for use by women) :: damtoalett {c}
ladybird {n} (member of Coccinellidae) :: nyckelpiga
ladyboy {n} (effeminate homosexual man, especially an intergender person, see also: kathoey) :: ladyboy {c} [anglicism], flickpojke {c}
ladybug {n} (ladybird) SEE: ladybird ::
ladyfinger {n} (okra) SEE: okra ::
lady-killer {n} :: hjärtekrossare
lady's man {n} (womanizer) SEE: womanizer ::
lady's mantle {n} (a herb) :: daggkåpa {c}
lag {v} (to fall behind) :: sacka
lager {n} (type of beer) :: lageröl {c} {n}, lager {c}
lagoon {n} (shallow body of water) :: lagun {c}, strandsjö {c}
lagopode {n} (ptarmigan) SEE: ptarmigan ::
Lahti {prop} (city of Finland) :: Lahtis
lair {n} (of an animal) :: bohåla {c}, håla {c}, gryt {n}, kula {c}, lya {c}
laissez faire {n} (economics: a policy of governmental non-interference in economic affairs) :: laissez-faire
lake {n} (body of water) :: sjö {c}, insjö {c}, tjärn {n}, vatten {n}
Lake Constance {prop} (Lake) :: Bodensjön
Lake Erie {prop} (the lake) :: Eriesjön
Lake Huron {prop} (the lake) :: Huronsjön
Lake Ladoga {prop} (Ladoga) SEE: Ladoga ::
Lake Malar {prop} (third-largest lake in Sweden) :: Mälaren
Lake Michigan {prop} (one of the five Great Lakes) :: Michigansjön
Lake Mälaren {prop} (third-largest lake in Sweden) :: Mälaren
Lake Ontario {prop} (the lake) :: Ontariosjön
Lake Superior {prop} (the lake) :: Övre sjön
Lakota {prop} (language) :: lakota {c}
lama {n} (master of Tibetan Buddhism) :: lama {c}
lamb {n} (young sheep) :: lamm {c}
lamb {n} (flesh of lamb as food) :: lamm {n}, lammkött {n}
lambaste {v} (to scold or verbally reprimand) :: skälla ut
lambaste {v} (to give a thrashing to) :: klå upp
lambda {n} (name of the Greek letter) :: lambda {n}
lambda calculus {n} (algebraic system) :: lambdakalkyl {c}
lamblike {adj} (like a lamb) :: lammlik
Lamb of God {prop} (Jesus, symbolized as a sacrifice) :: Guds lamm
lame {adj} (unable to walk properly because of a problem with one's feet or legs) :: lam
lame {adj} (slang: failing to be cool, funny, interesting or relevant) :: lam
lame duck {n} (a person or thing that is helpless, inefficient or disabled) :: krake {c}, stackare {c}, vekling {c}
lame duck {n} (an official who is marking time until leaving their office) :: lame duck {c}, haltande anka {c}
lamella {n} (gill of a mushroom) SEE: gill ::
lament {n} (expression of grief, suffering, or sadness) :: jämmer {n}, klagan {c}
lament {n} (song expressing grief) :: klagosång {c}
lament {v} (express grief) :: jämra
lament {v} (bewail) :: sörja, jämra
Lamentations {prop} (book of the Bible) :: Klagovisorna {p}
lamia {n} (monster in mythology) :: lamia
laminate {v} (To assemble from thin sheets) :: laminera
lamination {n} (process) :: laminering
lamination {n} (product of laminating) :: laminat
lammergeier {n} (bird) :: lammgam {c}
lammergeyer {n} (vulture) SEE: lammergeier ::
lamp {n} (device producing light) :: lampa
lamp {n} (oil device producing light) :: lampa {c}, oljelampa {c}
lampoon {n} (written satirical attack) :: pamflett {c}, smädeskrift {c}, nidskrift {c}, parodi {c}, satir {c}
lampoon {v} (satirize) SEE: satirize ::
lamprey {n} (a fish) :: nejonöga {n}
lampshade {n} (cover over a lamp) :: lampskärm {c}
lance corporal {n} (lance corporal) :: vice korpral
lancet {n} (surgical instrument) :: lansett
land {n} (part of Earth that is not covered by oceans or other bodies of water) :: land {n}
land {n} (country or region) :: land {n}
land {v} (to descend to a surface, especially from the air) :: landa
land {v} (to arrive at land, especially a shore, or a dock, from a body of water) :: landa
land {v} (to bring to land) :: landa, föra i land
land {v} (to deliver) SEE: deliver ::
land {n} (fright) SEE: fright ::
-land {suffix} (territory, country or region (suffix)) :: -land
land ahoy {interj} (interjection shouted by the ship's watch) :: land i sikte
lander {n} (space probe) :: landare {c}
landfall {n} (arrival of a ship at the shore) :: angöring
landfill {n} (site at which refuse is buried) :: soptipp {c}
land ho {interj} (land ahoy) SEE: land ahoy ::
-landia {suffix} (territory, country or region (suffix)) SEE: -land ::
landing {n} (an in-between platform) :: vilplan {n}
landing {n} (a place on a shoreline where a boat lands) :: landning {c}
landing gear {n} (undercarriage) :: landställ
landing page {n} (arriving web page) :: landningssida {c}
landing strip {n} (auxiliary or temporary runway for aircraft) :: landningsbana {c}
landlady {n} (female landlord) :: hyresvärdinna {c}
landless {adj} (not owning land) :: jordlös
landline {n} (fixed telephone communications cable) :: fast telefoni
landline {n} (telephone connected by such a fixed wire) :: fast telefon {c}
landlocked {adj} (surrounded by land) :: kustlös
landlord {n} (person who owns and rents land such as a house, apartment, or condo) :: hyresvärd {c}
landlouper {n} (vagabond) SEE: vagabond ::
landlubber {n} (someone unfamiliar with the sea or seamanship) :: landkrabba {c}
landmark {n} (recognizable feature) :: landmärke {n}
landmass {n} (large continuous area of land) :: landmassa {c}
land mine {n} (mine that is placed on land) :: landmina {c}
Land of the Rising Sun {prop} (Japan) :: Soluppgångens land {n}, Uppgående solens land {n}
landowner {n} (a person who owns land) :: markägare {c}, godsägare {c}
landrace {n} (local variety of domesticated animal or plant adapted to its environment) :: lantras
landscape {n} (portion of land or territory) :: landskap {n}
landscape {n} (picture representing a scene) :: landskap {n}
Landsknecht {n} (German mercenary of the 15th or 16th century) SEE: lansquenet ::
landslide {n} (natural disaster) :: jordskred {n}
landslide victory {n} (overwhelming victory in an election) :: jordskredsseger {c}
land surveyor {n} (professional who measures land, delineates property boundaries, etc.) :: lantmätare {c}
lane {n} (division of roadway) :: fil {c}, körfält {n}
lane {n} (division of racetrack) :: spår {n}
language {n} (body of words used as a form of communication) :: språk {n}, tungomål {n}
language {n} (the ability to communicate using words) :: tal {n}
language {n} (vocabulary of a particular field) :: språk {n}
language {n} (particular words used) :: språk {n}
language {n} (computer language, see also: computer language) :: språk {n}, datorspråk {n}
language barrier {n} (barrier to communication) :: språkbarriär {c}
language code {n} (a standard identifier of a language) :: språkkod {c}
language exchange {n} (language exchange) :: språkutbyte {n}
language police {n} (language police) :: språkpolis {n}
language swap {n} (language exchange) SEE: language exchange ::
languish {v} (to lose strength and become weak) :: försmäkta, tyna bort
languorous {adj} (lacking energy, spirit, liveliness or vitality; languid, lackadaisical) :: slapp, slö
lanner falcon {n} (Falco biarmicus) :: slagfalk {c}
lansquenet {n} (German mercenary of the 15th or 16th century) :: landsknekt {c}
lantern {n} (case of transparent material made to protect a flame, or light) :: lykta {n}
lanthanum {n} (metallic element) :: lantan
lanyard {n} (a cord worn around the neck; used to hold a small object such as a whistle) :: nyckelband {n}
Lao {n} (person) :: laotier {m}, laotiska {f}
Lao {prop} (language) :: laotiska {f}
Lao {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Laos, the people or their language) :: laotisk
Laocoön {prop} (Trojan or Argonaut) :: Laokoon
Laos {prop} (country in Southeast Asia) :: Laos
Laotian {n} (Laotian person) SEE: Lao ::
Laotian {prop} (language) :: laotiska {f}
Laotian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Laos) :: laotisk
lap {n} (upper legs of a seated person) :: knä {n}
lap {v} (to overtake a straggler) :: varva
lap {v} ((intransitive) To lie partly on or over something; to overlap) :: överlappa
lap {n} (sports: one circuit around a race track) :: varv {n}
lap {v} (to take liquid into the mouth with the tongue) :: lapa
laparoscopy {n} (examination or surgery on the peritoneal cavity) :: [examination] laparoskopi {c}, [surgery] laparoskopisk kirurgi {c}
laparotomy {n} (surgical procedure) :: laparatomi {c}
lap dog {n} (small dog suited to resting in its master's lap) :: knähund {c}
lapel {n} (each of the two triangular pieces of cloth on a suit) :: slag, kavajslag
lapidation {n} (act of stoning, sometimes to the point of death) :: stening {c}
lapis lazuli {n} (precious blue stone) :: lapis lazuli, lasursten {c}
Laplace operator {n} (mathematics, physics: differential operator used in modeling of wave propagation, heat flow and many other applications) :: Laplaceoperator {c}, Laplacian {c}
Laplace transform {n} (function on positive real numbers) :: Laplacetransform {c}
Laplacian {adj} (of, or relating to Laplace) :: Laplace-
Laplacian {n} (Laplace operator) SEE: Laplace operator ::
Lapland {prop} (region in Scandinavia) :: Lappland {n}, Sameland
lap of honour {n} (victory lap) SEE: victory lap ::
Lapp {n} (person) :: same {c}, lapp {c}
Lapp {prop} (language) :: samiska {c}, lapska {c}
Lapp {adj} (from Lapland) :: lappländsk
Lappeenranta {prop} (city of Finland) :: Villmanstrand
Lappland {prop} (Lapland) SEE: Lapland ::
Lapponian Herder {n} (breed of dog) :: lapsk vallhund {c}
laptop {n} (computing: a laptop computer) :: laptop {c}, bärbar dator {c}, portföljdator {c}
laptop computer {n} (laptop) SEE: laptop ::
Lapua {prop} (town) :: Lappo
lapwing {n} (bird belonging to the subfamily Vanellinae) :: vipa {c}
larboard {n} (port) SEE: port ::
larch {n} (a coniferous tree) :: lärk {c}, lärkträd {n}
lard {n} (bacon) SEE: bacon ::
lard {n} (fat from the abdomen of a pig) :: ister {n}
larder {n} (cool room used as food storage) :: skafferi {n}
large {adj} (of greater size, see also: big) :: stor
large intestine {n} (bodily organ) :: tjocktarm {c}
Large Magellanic Cloud {prop} (largest satellite of Milky Way) :: Stora magellanska molnet {n}
largen {v} (enlarge) SEE: enlarge ::
lari {n} (national currency of Georgia) :: lari
lark {n} (bird) :: lärka {c}
lark {n} (one who wakes early) :: lärka {c}
larva {n} (a stage of growth) :: larv {c}, larvstadie {n}, larvstadium {n}
larva {n} (an animal in such stage of growth, see also: tadpole) :: larv {c}
laryngitis {n} (inflammation of the larynx) :: laryngit
larynx {n} (the organ) :: struphuvud {n}, larynx {n}
lasagna {n} (flat sheet of pasta) :: lasagneplatta {c}
lasagna {n} (baked dish) :: lasagne {c}
lascivious {adj} (wanton) :: vällustig, liderlig
laser {n} (device producing beam of light) :: laser {c}
laser {n} (laser beam) SEE: laser beam ::
laser {n} (laser printer) SEE: laser printer ::
laser beam {n} (light from a laser) :: laserstråle {c}
laser cooling {n} (process of using the force exerted by a laser to reduce the temperature of a gas) :: laserkylning {c}
laser printer {n} (computer printer) :: laserskrivare {c}
lash {n} (eyelash; hair growing from the eyelid) SEE: eyelash ::
lassitude {n} (lethargy) :: trötthet {c}, matthet
last {adj} (final) :: sist
last {adj} (most recent) :: senast, förra
last {adv} (after everything else) :: sist
last {adv} (finally) :: slutligen, (Last but not least - sist men inte minst)
last {v} (to endure, continue over time) :: vara, fortfara
last {v} (to hold out) :: vara
last {n} (tool) :: läst {c}
last but not least {adv} (An expression to start the last item of a list) :: sist men inte minst
last but one {adj} (penultimate) SEE: penultimate ::
last in first out {adj} (of a situation where the last to arrive is the first to go) :: sist in, först ut
Last Judgment {prop} (judgment day) :: domedag {c}
lastly {adv} (discourse marker) :: avslutningsvis
last name {n} (surname) SEE: surname ::
last night {n} (previous evening or night) :: i gårkväll
last night {adv} (during the night before today) :: i natt
Last Supper {prop} (last meal Jesus ate with disciples) :: den sista måltiden {c}
last year {adv} (year before this one) :: förra året, i fjol, i fjor (mainly southern Sweden)
latch {n} (fastening for a door) :: hasp, regel
latch {n} (flip-flop electronic circuit) :: låskrets
late {adj} (near the end of a period of time) :: sen
late {adj} (near the end of the day) :: sen
late {adj} (associated with the end of a period) :: sen
late {adj} (not arriving until after an expected time) :: sen, försenad
late {adj} (euphemism for dead) :: avliden, framliden, hädangången
late {adv} (proximate in time) :: sent, för sent
lateen {n} (sail) :: latinsegel {n}
Late Latin {prop} (form of the Latin language) :: senlatin {n}
lately {adv} (recently) SEE: recently ::
latent {adj} (existing or present but concealed or inactive) :: latent, fördröjning
later {adv} (more late) :: senare
later {adv} (afterward in time) :: senare
later {adv} (at some unspecified time in the future) :: senare
lateral sclerosis {n} (disease) :: lateralskleros {c}
lateral thinking {n} (lateral thinking) :: lateralt tänkande
Lateran {prop} (church and palace in Rome) :: Lateranen
latest {adj} (most recent) :: senaste
latex {n} (milky sap) :: latex
lath {n} :: läkt {c}
lathe {n} (machine tool used to shape a piece of material) :: drejskiva, slagbom, svarv {c}, svarvstol
lathe {v} (to shape with a lathe) :: svarva
lather {n} (foam of soap and water) :: lödder
Latin {adj} (Roman Catholic) SEE: Roman Catholic ::
Latin {adj} (of the language) :: latinsk
Latin {adj} (of the script) :: latinsk
Latin {adj} (of ancient Rome) :: latinsk, romersk
Latin {adj} (of Latium) :: latinsk
Latin {adj} (of descendants from ancient Romans) :: latinsk, romersk
Latin {adj} (of/from Latin America) :: latinsk, latinamerikansk
Latin {prop} (language of the ancient Romans) :: latin {n}
Latin {n} (person native to ancient Rome or its Empire) :: romare {c}
Latin alphabet {n} (the 26-letter alphabet) :: latinska alfabetet
Latin America {prop} (parts of the Americas which speak Spanish or Portuguese) :: Latinamerika
Latin American {n} (A native or inhabitant of Latin America) :: [male] latinamerikan {c}, [female] latinamerikanska {c}
Latin American {adj} (Of or relating to Latin America) :: latinamerikansk
Latinize {v} (to translate to Latin language) :: latinisera
Latino {n} (person from Latin America) :: latinamerikan {c}, latino {c}
latitude {n} (angular distance north or south from the equator) :: latitud {c}, breddgrad {c}
latitude {n} (imaginary line parallel to the equator) :: latitud {c}
latitude {n} (freedom from restrictions) :: latitud {c}, handlingsfrihet {c}, spelrum {n}
latitude {n} (extent or scope) :: latitud {c}
latke {n} (pancake fried in oil) :: latke
latrine {n} (a very simple toilet facility, usually just a pit or trench, see also: toilet; outhouse) :: latrin
latrine {n} (chamber pot) SEE: chamber pot ::
latte {n} (caffè latte) :: latte {c}, caffè latte {c}, kaffe latte {c}
latter {adj} (relating to or being the second of two items) :: sistnämnda, andra, senare
lattice {n} :: gitter {c}
Latvia {prop} (country) :: Lettland
Latvian {adj} (pertaining to Latvia or the Latvian language) :: lettisk
Latvian {prop} (Baltic language of Latvia) :: lettiska
Latvian {n} (person pertaining to Latvia) :: lett {c}
laudable {adj} (worthy of being lauded) :: lovvärd
laugh {n} (expression of mirth peculiar to the human species) :: skratt {n}
laugh {v} (show mirth by peculiar movement of the muscles of the face and emission of sounds) :: skratta
laugh {v} (make an object of laughter or ridicule) :: skratta
laughing gas {n} (common name for nitrous oxide) :: lustgas {c}
laughing hyena {n} (spotted hyena) SEE: spotted hyena ::
laughing kookaburra {n} (Dacelo novaeguineae) :: skrattkokaburra {c}
laughing owl {n} (Sceloglaux albifacies) :: skrattuggla {c}
laughing stock {n} (object of ridicule) :: driftkucku {c}
laugh one's head off {v} (laugh uproariously) :: skratta ihjäl sig
laughter {n} (sound (as) of laughing) :: skratt {n}
laughter {n} (movement of the muscles of the laughing face) :: skratt {n}
launch {v} (throw, hurl, let fly, propel with force) :: slänga
launch {v} (cause to move or slide from the land into the water) :: sjösätta
launch {v} (send out; start on a career; set going; give a start to; put in operation) :: lansera
launch {n} (movement of a vessel from land into the water) :: sjösättning {c}
launching {n} (act by which something is launched) :: [nautical] sjösättning {c}
launch pad {n} (launch pad) :: startramp {c}
launderette {n} (place with facilities for washing that public may use) :: tvättomat {c}
laundress {n} (A woman whose employment is laundering) :: tvätterska
laundromat {n} (launderette) SEE: launderette ::
laundry {n} (laundering; washing) :: tvätt {c}
laundry {n} (place or room where laundering is done) :: tvättstuga {c}
laundry {n} (that which needs to be laundered) :: tvätt {c}
Laura {prop} (female given name) :: Laura
laurel {n} (evergreen shrub, of the genus Laurus) :: lager
laurel {n} (crown of laurel) :: lagerkrans
Laurel and Hardy {prop} :: Helan och Halvan
Laurence {prop} (male given name) :: Lars
lava {n} (molten rock) :: lava {c}
lava {n} (magma) SEE: magma ::
lavatory {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet ::
lavatory {n} (sink) SEE: sink ::
lavender {n} (plant) :: lavendel
lavender {n} (colour) :: lavendelblå
lavish {adj} (profuse) :: påkostad
lavish {adj} (excessive) :: riklig, [colloquial] flådig
lavish {v} (to expend or bestow with profusion) :: slösa, överösa
law {n} (body of rules established in a community by its authorities) :: lag {c}, rätt {c}
law {n} (any rule that must or should be obeyed) :: lag {c}, regel {c}
law {n} (statement of (observed, established) order, sequence or relationship of phenomena) :: lag {c}
law {n} (mathematics: statement that is true under specified conditions) :: lag {c}
law and order {n} (enforcement of law, statutes and social conventions) :: lag och ordning, lag och rätt
lawful {adj} (conforming to or recognised by law or rules) :: laglig, berättigad, rättmätig
lawless {adj} (not governed by the law) :: laglös
lawless {adj} (not restrained by the law) :: laglös
lawlessness {n} (a lack of law and order) :: laglöshet {c}
lawmaker {n} (legislator) SEE: legislator ::
lawman {n} (lawyer) SEE: lawyer ::
lawn {n} (ground covered with grass) :: gräsmatta {c}
lawn mower {n} (machine for cutting grass) :: gräsklippare {c}
lawn-mower {n} (lawnmower) SEE: lawnmower ::
lawnmower {n} (a device to cut grass) :: gräsklippare {c}
Lawrence {prop} (male given name) SEE: Laurence ::
lawrencium {n} (chemical element) :: lawrencium {n}
laws of war {n} (law concerning acceptable practices while engaged in war) :: krigsrätt {c}
lawyer {n} (professional person authorized to practice law) :: advokat {c}, jurist {c}
lawyerball {n} (supposed legal games) :: paragrafrytteri
lawyer's wig {n} (Coprinus comatus) :: fjällig bläcksvamp
lax {adj} (not strict; lenient; allowing for deviation) :: slapp
lax {adj} (loose; not tight or taut) :: lös
laxative {adj} (causing movement of the bowels) :: laxerande
laxative {n} (substance with a laxative effect) :: laxermedel, laxativ
lay {v} (to place something down in a position of rest) :: lägga
lay {v} (to deposit an egg) :: lägga
lay {v} (to have sex with) :: ligga
lay {adj} (non-professional) :: lek-
lay {adj} (non-clergy) :: lek-
lay {n} (sung poem) :: kväde
layabout {n} (lazy person) :: latmask, slöfock, lätting, dagdrivare {c}
lay bare {v} (reveal) :: blotta, blottlägga
layer {n} (single thickness of some material covering a surface) :: lager {n}, skikt {n}
layer {n} (item of clothing worn under or over another) :: lager {n}
layer {n} (deposit) :: lager {n}, skikt {n}, varv {n}
layer {n} (person who lays things, such as tiles) :: takläggare {c}, golvläggare {c}
layer {n} (hen kept to lay eggs) :: äggläggare {c}, värphöna {c}
layer {n} (shoot of a plant) :: stickling {c}, skott {n}, avsugare {c}, sugymp {c}
lay figure {n} (jointed model) SEE: dummy ::
lay figure {n} (unimportant person) SEE: Joe Average ::
layman {n} (someone who is not an ordained cleric) :: lekman
layman {n} (someone who is not a professional in a given field) :: lekman
lay off {v} (to dismiss workers from employment) :: avskeda, säga upp
layoff {n} (dismissal of employees) :: uppsägning {c}
layout {n} (structured arrangement of items) :: disposition {c}, indelning {c}, struktur {c}, arrangemang {c}, layout {c}
layout {n} (map or a drawing of a construction site) :: planritning {c}
layperson {n} (one who is not intimately familiar with a given subject) :: lekman {c}
Laz {prop} (language) :: laziska {c}
Lazarus {prop} (New Testament characters) :: Lasaros
laze {v} (be lazy, waste time) :: lata sig
laziness {n} (quality of being lazy) :: lättja {c}, lathet {c}
Lazio {prop} (Italian region) :: Lazio
lazurite {n} (lapis lazuli) SEE: lapis lazuli ::
lazy {adj} (unwilling to work) :: lat, slö
lazy {adj} (causing idleness; relaxed or leisurely) :: lat, slapp, sömnig
lazybones {n} (person who is lazy) :: latmask {c}
Lübeck {prop} (city) :: Lybeck {c}
lead {n} (chemical element) :: bly {n}
lead {n} (plummet to measure depth of water) :: lod {n}
lead {n} (refill for writing tool) :: stift {n}
lead {n} (bullets) :: bly {n}
lead {v} (guide or conduct with the hand, or by means of some physical contact connection) :: leda, föra
lead {v} (guide or conduct in a certain course) :: leda
lead {v} (conduct or direct with authority) :: leda
lead {v} (go or be in advance of; precede) :: leda
lead {v} (draw or direct by influence) :: leda
lead {v} (intransitive: to guide or conduct) :: leda
lead {v} (intransitive: be ahead of others) :: leda
lead {v} (intransitive: have the highest interim score in a game) :: leda
lead {v} (intransitive: be more advanced) :: leda
lead {n} (act of leading or conducting) :: ledning {c}
lead {n} (precedence; advance position) :: ledning {c}
lead {n} (in cards and dominoes) :: förhand {c}
lead {n} (information obtained by a detective or police officer) :: ledtråd {c}
leader {n} (one having authority) :: ledare {c}
leader of the opposition {n} (person in charge of the party in opposition) :: oppositionsledare {c}
Leader of the Opposition {n} (leader of the opposition) SEE: leader of the opposition ::
leadership {n} (capacity to lead) :: ledarskap {n}
leading {adj} (providing guidance) :: ledande
leading {adj} (ranking first) :: ledande
leading diagonal {n} (main diagonal) SEE: main diagonal ::
leading question {n} (suggestive interrogation) :: ledande fråga {c}
lead time {n} (the amount of time between the initiation of some process and its completion) :: ledtid {c}
leaf {n} (part of a plant) :: blad {n}, löv {n}
leaf {n} (sheet of a book) :: blad {n}
leaf {n} (flat section used to extend a table) :: klaff {c}, skiva {c}
leaf {v} (to produce leaves) :: lövas, spricka ut
leaf {n} (tea leaves) SEE: tea leaf ::
leaf beetle {n} (chrysomelid beetle) :: bladbagge {c}
leafless {adj} (without leaves) :: bladlös
leaf-raking {n} (raking of leaves) :: lövkrattning {c}
leaf-raking {n} (government-financed employment) :: skyddad verkstad {c}
leaf through {v} (to turn the pages of (a book) idly, reading short sections at random) :: bläddra (i, igenom)
league {n} (a group or association of cooperating members) :: liga {c}, förbund {n}
league {n} (organization of sports teams) :: liga {c}, förbund {n}
League of Nations {prop} (international organization) :: Nationernas förbund
Leah {prop} (elder daughter of Laban) :: Lea
leak {n} (hole which admits water or other fluid, or lets it escape) :: läcka {c}
leak {n} (entrance or escape of a fluid) :: läcka {c}
leak {n} :: läcka {c}
leak {v} (to allow fluid to escape or enter) :: läcka
leak {v} (to reveal secret information) :: läcka
leakage {n} (act of leaking) :: läckage {n}
leakage {n} (amount lost) :: läckage {n}
leakage {n} (undesired flow of electric current) :: läckström {c}
leakage {n} (loss of stock) :: svinn
lean {v} (to hang outwards) :: luta
lean {v} (to press against) :: luta
lean {adj} (being slim and muscular) :: mager, smal
lean {adj} (of meat, having little fat) :: mager
Leaning Tower of Pisa {prop} (the leaning bell tower in the Italian town of Pisa) :: lutande tornet i Pisa {n}
lean-to {n} (type of shelter) :: gapskjul {n}
lean towards {v} (favor in a decision) :: luta mot
leap {v} (to jump) :: hoppa, springa [older]
leap {n} (the act of leaping) :: hopp {n}, språng {n}
leap {n} (distance traversed by a leap) :: hopplängd {c}, språnglängd {c}
leap {n} (significant move forward) :: hopp {n}, språng {n}
leap day {n} (extra day in a leap year) :: skottdag {c}
leap second {n} (second of time added to the year occasionally to compensate for variation in the rate of Earth's rotation) :: skottsekund {c}
leap year {n} (366-day year in the Gregorian calendar) :: skottår {n}
learn {v} (to acquire knowledge or ability) :: lära sig
learn {v} (to come to know; to become informed of; to find out) :: få reda
learn {v} :: [1,4,5] lära sig
learned {adj} (having much learning) :: bildad, beläst, kultiverad, lärd
learning {n} (action of the verb) :: lärdom {c}
learning {n} (accumulated knowledge) :: kunskap {c}
leash {n} (long cord for dogs) :: koppel {n}
least {determiner} (the smallest amount of) :: minst
least {adv} (in the smallest degree) :: minst
least weasel {n} (Mustela nivalis) :: vessla
leather {n} (material produced by tanning animal skin) :: läder {n}
leatherette {n} (a type of fabric) :: konstläder {n}
leave {v} (To cause to remain as available, not take away, refrain from depleting) :: lämna (kvar)
leave {v} (To transfer possession after death) :: lämna efter sig, kvarlåta
leave {v} (To depart from, end one's connection or affiliation with) :: lämna
leave {v} (To depart (intransitive)) :: åka, avresa
leave {v} :: (låta) bero, låta vara
leave {n} (permission to be absent) :: lov, tillåtelse
leave {n} (absence from work) :: ledighet
leave {n} (departure) :: avsked
leave me alone {phrase} (stop talking to me) :: låt mig vara, lämna mig i fred
leave of absence {n} (absence from work) SEE: leave ::
leave out {v} (to leave out or to not include) SEE: omit ::
leave someone in the lurch {v} (to abandon somebody and leave him or her in a difficult situation) :: lämna i sticket
Lebanon {prop} (Lebanese Republic) :: Libanon
lebensraum {n} (living space) :: livsrum {n}
lecherous {adj} (given to a lustful craving of sexual activities) :: liderlig, vällustig, lysten
lectern {n} (a stand with a slanted top used to support a bible from which passages are read during a church service) :: predikstol {c}
lectern {n} (a similar stand to support a lecturer's notes) :: talarstol {c}, podium {n}
lecture {n} (a spoken lesson) :: föreläsning {c}
lecturer {n} (person who gives lectures) :: föreläsare {c}
LED {n} (light-emitting diode) :: lysdiod {c}
ledger {n} (book for keeping notes) :: register {n}, liggare {c}, kassabok {c}, huvudbok {c}, bokföring {c}, loggbok {c}, dagbok {c}
ledger {n} (collection of accounting entries) :: kassabok {c}, huvudbok {c}
ledger {n} (board attached to a wall to provide support) :: tvärbjälke {c}
lee {adj} (side of the ship away from the wind) :: {n}, läsida {c}
leech {n} (annelid) :: igel {c}, blodigel {c}
leech {n} (person who derives profit from others) :: blodigel {c}, igel {c}, parasit {c}, blodsugare {c}, utsugare {c}
leech {v} (to apply a leech medicinally) :: åderlåta
leech {n} (paganism: a healer) :: helare {c}
leech {n} (vertical edge of a square sail) :: lik {n}
leech {n} (aft edge of a triangular sail) :: akterlik {n}
leech {n} (physician) SEE: physician ::
leek {n} (vegetable) :: purjolök {c}
Leeuwarden {prop} (city in the Netherlands) :: Leeuwarden
leeward {adj} (Downwind) ::
leeway {n} (drift of a ship or airplane in a leeward direction) :: avdrift
left {adj} (the west side of the body when one is facing north) :: vänster
left {adj} (pertaining to the political left) :: vänster {c}
left {n} (the left side) :: vänster {c}
left {n} (the ensemble of left-wing political parties) :: vänster {c}, vänstern {c}
left {v} (remaining) :: kvar
left and right {adv} (all over the place) :: till höger och vänster
left back {n} (a defender who plays on the left) :: vänsterback {c}
left coset {n} :: vänstersidoklass {c}
left-handed {n} (preferring the left hand over the right) :: vänsterhänt
left-handedness {n} (state of being left-handed) :: vänsterhänthet {c}
leftist {adj} (Pertaining to the political left) :: vänster-
left wing {n} (politics) :: vänsterfalang {c}
leg {n} (lower limb from groin to ankle) :: ben {n}
leg {n} (part of garment covering the leg) :: ben {n}
leg {n} (stage of journey) :: etapp {c}
leg {n} (game played in a tournament) :: omgång {c}, runda {c}
leg {n} (side in a triangle) :: katet {c}
legacy {n} (money or property bequeathed to someone in a will) :: legat
legal {adj} (relating to the law or to lawyers) :: rättsligt
legal {adj} (having its basis in the law) :: rättsligt
legal {adj} (allowed or prescribed by law) :: laglig, legal
legal age {n} (age of majority) SEE: age of majority ::
legalise {v} (make legal) :: legalisera
legalization {n} (process of making something legal) :: legalisering {c}
legalize {v} (legalise) SEE: legalise ::
legal studies {n} (study of theories and philosophies related to law) SEE: jurisprudence ::
legal tender {n} (currency that cannot be refused as payment to extinguish a debt) :: lagligt betalningsmedel {n}
legend {n} (story of unknown origin describing plausible but extraordinary past events) :: legend {c}
legendary {adj} (of or pertaining to a legend) :: legendarisk
legerdemain {n} (sleight of hand) :: taskspeleri {n}
legibility {n} (property that makes legible or easily readable) :: läsbarhet
legible {adj} (being clear enough to be read, readable, particularly for handwriting) :: läsbar
legion {n} (the major unit or division of the Roman army) :: legion {c}
legionary {n} (member of a legion) :: legionär
legionnaire {n} (a member of a legion) SEE: legionary ::
legislate {v} (pass laws) :: lagstifta
legislation {n} (the act of legislating) :: lagstiftning {c}
legislation {n} (law already enacted by legislature) :: lagstiftning {c}
legislator {n} (who creates or enacts laws) :: lagstiftare {c}
legislature {n} (governmental body) :: lagstiftande församling {c}, legislatur {c}
legist {n} (legislator) SEE: legislator ::
legitimate {adj} (lawful) :: laglig, legitim, lagenlig, legal
legitimate {adj} (lawfully begotten) :: legitim, inomäktenskaplig
legitimize {v} (to make legitimate) :: legitimera
legless {adj} (without legs) :: benlös, amputerad
legman {n} (errand boy) SEE: errand boy ::
leguaan {n} (iguana) SEE: iguana ::
legume {n} (fruit or seed of leguminous plants) :: baljväxt
Leipzig {prop} (City in Saxony, Germany) :: Leipzig
leisure {n} (freedom provided) :: ledighet {c}
leisure {n} (time free) :: fritid
leitmotif {n} (melodic theme in an opera) :: ledmotiv {n}
lek {v} (to take part in the courtship and display behaviour of a lek) :: leka, spela [birds only]
lek {n} (currency of Albania) :: lek {c}
lemma {n} (linguistics: lexeme) SEE: lexeme ::
lemma {n} (mathematics: proposition used mainly in the proof of some other proposition) :: lemma {n}
lemma {n} (linguistics: canonical form of a term) :: lemma, uppslagsord, grundform
lemmatisation {n} (process of finding the lemma that corresponds to an inflected form of a word) :: lemmatisering {c}
lemming {n} (rodent) :: lämmel {c}
lemon {n} (citrus fruit) :: citron {c}
lemon {n} (tree) :: citronträd {n}, citron {c}
lemon {n} (colour/color) :: citrongul
lemon {adj} (having the flavour/flavor and/or scent of lemons) :: compounds with citron
lemon {adj} (having the colour/color of lemons) :: citrongul
lemonade {n} (still beverage) :: lemonad
lemon balm {n} (Melissa officinalis) :: citronmeliss, hjärtansfröjd, bisuga
lemongrass {n} (species of grass of the genus Cymbopogon) :: citrongräs {n}
lemon juice {n} (the liquid extract of lemon fruit) :: citronsaft {c}
lemur {n} (strepsirrhine primate of the infraorder Lemuriformes, superfamily Lemuroidea) :: lemur
lend {v} (to allow to be used temporarily) :: låna, låna ut
lend {v} ((proscribed) to borrow) SEE: borrow ::
lend a hand {v} (to help or assist) :: ge någon en hand
lender {n} (one who lends, especially money) :: långivare {c}, utlånare {c}, kreditgivare {c} [only of money]
length {n} (distance from end to end) :: längd
lengthen {v} (to make longer) :: förlänga
lengthen {v} (to become longer) :: förlängas
lengthy {adj} (long) :: lång, långvarig, utdragen
Leningrad {prop} (name of Saint Petersburg, 1924-1991) :: Leningrad
Leninian {adj} (of or pertaining to Lenin) SEE: Leninist ::
Leninism {n} (the political philosophy named after Vladimir Lenin) :: leninism {c}
Leninist {adj} (of or relating to Lenin) :: leninistisk, leninsk
Leninist {adj} (of or relating to Leninism) :: leninistisk
Leninist {n} (an adherent of Lenin or Leninism) :: leninist {c}
lens {n} (object focusing or defocusing the light passing through it) :: lins {c}, objektiv {n}
lens {n} (biology: genus of the legume family; its bean) :: lins {c}
lens {n} (anatomy: transparent crystalline structure in the eye) :: lins {c}
lens {n} :: lins
Lent {n} (Christian period of penitence before Easter) :: fastan {c}, påskfastan {c}
lentigo {n} (pigmented spot on the skin) SEE: freckle ::
lentil {n} (plant Lens culinaris) :: lins {c}
lentil {n} (seed used as food) :: lins {c}
Leo {prop} (male given name) :: Leo
Leo {prop} (constellation) :: Lejonet
Leo {prop} (astrological sign) :: Lejonet
Leo {n} (Someone with a Leo star sign) :: lejon {n}
Leonard {prop} (male given name) :: Lennart
Leonardeschi {n} (group of artists who worked in the studio of, or under the influence of, Leonardo da Vinci) :: Leonardeschi {c-p}
leopard {n} (a large wild cat with a spotted coat, Panthera pardus) :: leopard {c}
leper {n} (person who has leprosy) :: spetälsk {c}
leprosy {n} (infectious disease caused by infection by Mycobacterium leprae) :: lepra, spetälska
leptin {n} (a protein hormone) :: leptin {n}
lepton {n} (elementary particle) :: lepton {c}
lesbian {adj} (of a woman: preferring female partners) :: lesbisk
lesbian {adj} (between two women; pertaining to female homosexuality) :: lesbisk
lesbian {adj} (intended for lesbians) :: lesbisk
lesbian {adj} :: lesbisk , flat-
lesbian {n} (female homosexual) :: flata {c}, lesbisk
Lesbian {n} (lesbian) SEE: lesbian ::
Lesbian {adj} (lesbian) SEE: lesbian ::
lesbianism {n} (Female homosexuality) :: lesbiskhet {c}
lesbo {n} (lesbian) SEE: lesbian ::
lesene {n} (architectural element) :: lisen {c}
Lesotho {prop} (country in Southern Africa) :: Lesotho
less {adv} (to smaller extent) :: lite
less {adv} (in lower degree) :: mindre
less {adj} (not as much) :: mindre
less {adj} (smaller number of) :: färre
-less {suffix} (lacking) :: -lös
lessen {v} (to make less) :: minska
lessen {v} (to become less) :: minska
lesser celandine {n} (a European perennial herb, Ranunculus ficaria) :: svalört
lesser panda {n} (Ailurus fulgens) SEE: red panda ::
lesser spotted woodpecker {n} (Picoides minor) :: mindre hackspett {c}
lesson {n} (section of learning or teaching) :: lektion {c}
lesson {n} (learning task assigned to a student) :: läxa {c}
lesson {n} (something learned) :: läxa {c}
lesson {n} (something that serves as a warning or encouragement) :: läxa {c}
lessor {n} (owner of property that is leased) :: utarrenderare {c}, hyresvärd {c}, uthyrare {c}
less-than-stellar {adj} (not very good) SEE: poor ::
less-than-stellar {adj} (mediocre) SEE: mediocre ::
lest {conj} (that [...] not) :: så att inte [literally]
let {v} (to allow) :: låta
let alone {conj} (to say nothing of) :: än mindre, och ännu mindre
let alone {v} (leave alone) :: lämna i fred
let down {v} (to disappoint) :: svika, lämna i sticket
let go {v} (to no longer hold on) :: släppa
let go {v} (to emotionally disengage or to distract oneself from a situation) :: släppa
let go {v} (dismiss from employment) :: säga upp, ge silkessnöret, entlediga, avpollettera
lethargic {adj} (sluggish, indifferent) :: letargisk
lethargy {n} (pathological state of fatigue) :: letargi {c}
let loose {v} (release from restraint) :: släppa lös, släppa
Leto {prop} (mother of Apollo) :: Leto
let out {v} (of sound, to emit) :: ge ifrån sig, utstöta
let's go {interj} (hortative of go) :: nu går vi, låt oss gå
let's go {interj} (hurry up) :: skynda, skynda på
letter {n} (letter of the alphabet) :: bokstav {c}
letter {n} (written message) :: brev {n}
letter bomb {n} (explosive device) :: brevbomb {c}
letter carrier {n} (post office employee) :: brevbärare {c}
letter of marque {n} (official commission) :: kaparbrev {n}
letter of marque {n} (ship that has been armed for such a task) :: kaparskepp {n}
letter of recommendation {n} (evaluation letter) :: rekommendationsbrev {n}
letter opener {n} (knifelike device) :: brevöppnare {c}, brevkniv {c}
Lettic {adj} (Latvian) SEE: Latvian ::
Lettish {adj} (Latvian) SEE: Latvian ::
Lettish {prop} (Latvian) SEE: Latvian ::
lettuce {n} (an edible plant, Lactuca) :: sallat {c}
lettuce {n} :: sallat
Letzeburgesh {prop} (Germanic language) SEE: Luxembourgish ::
leucine {n} (essential amino acid; C6H13NO2) :: leucin
leucism {n} (partial loss of pigmentation) :: leucism {c}
leucocytosis {n} (raised white blood cell count) :: leukocytos {c}
leukemia {n} (cancer of blood forming tissue) :: leukemi {c}, blodcancer {c}
leukocyte {n} (a white blood cell) :: leukocyt, vit blodkropp
levant {v} (to abscond or run away) :: smita, rymma, sjappa [slang]
Levant {prop} (the countries bordering the eastern Mediterranean Sea) :: Levanten {c}
Levantine {adj} (of the Levant, the Eastern Mediterranean) :: levantinsk {c}
level {adj} (same height at all places) :: vågrät, plan, jämnhög, jämn
level {adj} (at the same height as some reference) :: jämnhög
level {adj} (being unvaried) :: jämn, plan
level {adj} (being sensible) :: lugn
level {n} (tool) :: vattenpass {n}
level {n} (distance relative to a given reference elevation) :: nivå {c}, höjd {c}
level {n} (degree or amount) :: nivå {c}, grad {c}
level {n} (gaming: discrete segment of a game) :: nivå {c}, bana {c}
level {n} (gaming: numeric value for a character's experience and power) :: nivå {c}, steg {n}
level {n} (floor of a building) :: våning {c}, plan {n}, nivå {c}
level {v} (to adjust so as to make level) :: utjämna
level {v} (to destroy by reducing to ground level; to raze) :: nivellera, jämna, rasera
level {v} (to progress to the next level) :: stiga, levla
level {v} (to levy) SEE: levy ::
level crossing {n} (at-grade crossing) :: plankorsning {c}
leveling seat {n} (seats that ensure a representation proportional to votes at the national level) :: utjämningsmandat {n}
lever {n} (rigid piece) :: hävstång {c}
lever {n} (small such piece to trigger or control a mechanical device) :: spak {c}
lever {adv} (rather) SEE: rather ::
leverage {n} (force compounded by means of a lever rotating around a pivot) :: hävstång
leverage {n} (use of borrowed funds) :: hävstång {c}
leveret {n} (a young hare) :: harunge {c}, unghare {c}, harpalt {c}
Levi {prop} (third son of Jacob) :: Levi
levin {n} (lightning) :: ljungeld [archaic], blixt
levirate {n} (marriage) :: levirat {n}
levirate {n} (institution) :: levirat {n}
levitate {v} (to be suspended in the air) :: levitera
levitation {n} :: levitation
Leviticus {prop} (the book of the Bible and Torah) :: Tredje Moseboken
levy {n} (act of levying) :: uttaxering
lewd {adj} (lascivious) :: liderlig, vällustig, oanständig, obscen
Lewis {prop} (male given name) SEE: Louis ::
lexeme {n} (unit of vocabulary, the different forms of the same lemma) :: lexem {n}
lexical {adj} (of a language's vocabulary) :: lexikalisk
lexical {adj} (of a dictionary) :: lexikalisk
lexicographer {n} (one who writes or compiles a dictionary) :: lexikograf {c}
lexicographic {adj} (like a dictionary, relating to lexicography) :: lexikografisk
lexicographical {adj} (lexicographic) SEE: lexicographic ::
lexicography {n} (art or craft of writing dictionaries) :: lexikografi
lexicon {n} (dictionary of Classical Greek, Hebrew, Latin, or Aramaic) :: lexikon {n}
Leyden jar {n} (glass jar used to accumulate static electricity) :: leidenflaska {c}, kleistsk flaska {c}
LGBT {n} (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender/Transexual) :: HBT, HBTQ
li {n} (Chinese unit of distance) :: li {c}
liability {n} (debt) :: skuld {c}
liability {n} (likehood of an event) :: belastning
liability insurance {n} (insurance against liability) :: ansvarsförsäkring
liana {n} (climbing woody vine) :: lian {c}
liar {n} (one who tells lies) :: lögnare
libation {n} (act of pouring a liquid as a sacrifice) :: dryckesoffer
libel {n} (defamatory false written statement) :: förtal {n}, ärekränkning {c}, smädeskrift {c}
libel {n} (act or crime) :: förtal {n}, ärekränkning {c}
libel {n} :: förtal {c}
libel {v} (to defame someone) :: förtala, ärekränka, smutskasta
Liberal {adj} (of or relating to Liberal party) :: liberal
liberal arts {n} (academic course of instruction intended to provide general knowledge) :: de fria konsterna {c-p}
liberalism {n} (quality of being liberal) :: liberalism {c}
liberalism {n} (political movement) :: liberalism {c}
liberalism {n} (economic theory) :: nyliberalism {c}, marknadsliberalism {c}
liberalization {n} (the process or act of making more liberal) :: liberalisering {c}
liberate {v} (to free) :: frigöra, befria
liberating {adj} :: befriande
liberator {n} (person who frees or liberates) :: befriare {c}
Liberia {prop} (country in Western Africa) :: Liberia
Liberian {adj} (pertaining to Liberia) :: liberiansk, liberisk
libero {n} (football player) :: libero {c}
libertarianism {n} (political philosophy) :: nyliberalism {n}, libertarianism {n}
liberty {n} (condition of being free) :: frihet {c}
libido {n} (sexual urges or drives) :: libido {c}
Libra {prop} (astrological sign) :: Vågen
librarian {n} (the manager of a library) :: bibliotekarie {c}
librarian {n} :: bibliotekarie {c}
library {n} (institution which holds books etc.) :: bibliotek {n}
library {n} (collection of books) :: bibliotek {n}
library {n} (collection of records) :: arkiv {n}
library {n} (collection of subprograms) :: bibliotek
Libya {prop} (country in Northern Africa) :: Libyen
licence {n} (license) SEE: license ::
licence {v} (license) SEE: license ::
license {n} (legal document giving official permission to do something) :: licens {c}, tillstånd {n} [permission], tillståndshandling {c} [document]
license {n} (legal terms of product usage) :: licens
license {v} (act of giving a formal authorization) :: licensiera, ge tillstånd (use: ge ngn. tillstånd att göra ngt.))
license {v} (authorize officially) :: licensiera, ge tillstånd (use: ge ngn. tillstånd att göra ngt.))
license plate {n} (an identifying plate attached to a vehicle) :: registreringsskylt {c}
lichen {n} (something which spreads across something else, causing damage) SEE: cancer ::
lichen {n} (symbiotic association of fungi and algae) :: lav {c}
lick {n} (the act of licking) :: slick {n}
lick {v} (to stroke with the tongue) :: slicka
licorice {n} (plant) :: lakrits, lakritsrot
licorice {n} (confection) :: lakrits {c}
lid {n} (top or cover) :: lock
lie {v} (be in horizontal position) :: ligga
lie {v} (be situated) :: ligga
lie {v} (tell an intentional untruth) :: ljuga
lie {n} (intentionally false statement) :: lögn {c}
Liechtenstein {prop} (Principality of Liechtenstein) :: Liechtenstein
lie detector {n} (polygraph (informal)) :: lögndetektor {c}
lie down {v} (assume a reclining position) :: lägga sig
lief {adj} (beloved, dear, agreeable) :: kär
lien {n} :: lån
Liepāja {prop} (city in Latvia) :: Liepāja, Liepaja
lieu {n} (in lieu, in lieu of) SEE: in lieu ::
lieutenant {n} (lowest commissioned officer rank) :: löjtnant {c}
lieutenant general {n} (an officer above major general and below general) :: generallöjtnant
lie with {v} (to have sex) :: ligga med
life {n} (the state of being alive) :: liv {n}, levnad {c}
life {n} (the essence of the manifestation and the foundation of the being) :: liv {n}
life {n} (the subjective and inner manifestation of the individual) :: liv {n}
life {n} (a worthwhile existence) :: liv {n}
life {n} (life sentence) :: livstid {c}, livstidsstraff {n}
life-affirming {adj} (appearing to have an optimistic quality) SEE: optimistic ::
life after death {n} (afterlife) SEE: afterlife ::
life assurance {n} (insurance policy) SEE: life insurance ::
lifeboat {n} (a boat to save shipwrecked people) :: livbåt {c}
life-buoy {n} (life preserver) SEE: life preserver ::
life expectancy {n} (the amount of time one is expected to live) :: förväntad livslängd {c}
lifeform {n} (living organism) :: livsform
lifeguard {n} (bodyguard) SEE: bodyguard ::
life insurance {n} (form of insurance) :: livförsäkring
life interest {n} (lifetime right) :: livsränta {c}
lifeline {n} (safety line on the deck of a boat) :: livlina {c}
lifelong {adj} (extending for the entire duration of life) :: livslång
life preserver {n} (buoyant ring or vest) :: livboj {c}, flytväst {c} [vest]
lifer {n} (prisoner sentenced to life in prison) :: livstidsfånge {c}
lifer {n} (person who makes a career in the military) :: trotjänare {c}
life ring {n} (life preserver) SEE: life preserver ::
life style {n} (lifestyle) SEE: lifestyle ::
life-style {n} (lifestyle) SEE: lifestyle ::
lifestyle {n} (style of living) :: livsstil {c}
life-threatening {adj} (used to describe something that endangers life) :: livshotande
lifetime {n} (duration of the life of someone or something) :: livstid {c}
lifetime {n} (informal, hyperbolic: a long period of time) :: evighet {c}
lift {v} (to raise or rise) :: lyfta
lift {v} (to steal) :: snatta
lift {n} (the act of transporting someone in a vehicle) :: skjuts
lift {n} (mechanical device for vertically transporting goods or people) :: hiss
lift {n} (upward force) :: lyft
lift {n} (thief) SEE: thief ::
lift a finger {v} (to make minimal effort) :: lyfta ett finger [mostly used in the negative]
lifter {n} (spatula) SEE: spatula ::
lifter {n} (weightlifter) SEE: weightlifter ::
lifting {n} (weightlifting) SEE: weightlifting ::
ligament {n} (band of strong tissue that holds the bones of an animal in position) :: ligament {n}
ligand {n} (something that binds to another chemical entity) :: ligand
ligature {n} (typography: character that combines multiple letters) :: ligatur {c}
light {n} (electromagnetic waves) :: ljus {n}
light {n} (source of illumination) :: ljus {n}
light {n} (spiritual illumination) :: ljus {n}
light {n} (point of view) :: ljus {n}
light {v} (to start (a fire)) :: tända
light {v} (to illuminate) :: belysa, lysa upp
light {adj} (having light) :: belyst, ljus
light {adj} (pale in colour) :: blek, ljus
light {adj} (coffee: served with extra milk or cream) :: med grädde, med mjölk
light {adj} (of low weight) :: lätt
light {adj} (low in fat, calories, alcohol, salt, etc.) :: lätt-
Light {prop} (44th sura of the Qur'an) :: Ljus {n}
light air {n} (wind) :: nästan stiltje
light bulb {n} (evacuated glass bulb containing a metal filament that produces light) :: glödlampa {c}
light-emitting diode {n} (rectifying semiconductor device) :: lysdiod {c}
lighten {v} (to alleviate) :: lätta
lighten {v} (to make light in weight) :: lätta
lighten {v} (to make less serious) :: lätta
lighten {v} (to become light in weight) :: lätta
lighten {v} (to become less serious) :: lätta
lighter {n} (fire making device) :: cigarettändare {c}, tändare {c}
lighter {n} (a barge) :: liktare {c}
light globe {n} (light bulb) SEE: light bulb ::
lighthearted {adj} (joyful) :: sorglös, bekymmerslös, glad
lighthouse {n} (building containing a light to warn or guide ships) :: fyr {c}, fyrtorn {n}
lighthouse keeper {n} (person who lives in a lighthouse and tends the light) :: fyrvaktare {c}
lighting {n} (equipment, illumination) :: blixt
lightning {n} (flash of light) :: blixt {c}, ljungeld {c} [poetic]
lightning bug {n} (firefly) SEE: firefly ::
lightning conductor {n} (metallic conductor) SEE: lightning rod ::
lightning fast {adv} (extremely quickly) SEE: quick as a flash ::
lightning fast {adj} (fast as lightning) :: blixtsnabb
lightning-quick {adj} (incredibly fast) SEE: lightning fast ::
lightning rod {n} (metallic conductor that protects from lightning) :: åskledare {c}
light pollution {n} (excess artificial light) :: ljusförorening {c}, ljusnedsmutsning {c}
lightsaber {n} (a fictional type of sword) :: ljussabel {c}, ljussvärd {n}, lasersvärd {n}
lights, camera, action {phrase} (tradicional cue at a beginning of a take) :: tystnad, tagning!
light source {n} (source of illumination) :: ljuskälla {c}
light spectrum {n} (range of colors) SEE: spectrum ::
lightspeed {n} (the speed of light) :: ljushastighet {c} (def singular), ljusets hastighet {c}
light switch {n} (switch used to turn the light on or off) :: lampknapp {n}
lighttight {adj} (lighttight) :: ljustät
light year {n} (astronomical distance) :: ljusår {n}
light year {n} (a very long way) :: ljusår {n}
Liguria {prop} (region) :: Ligurien
Ligurian {adj} (Of or pertaining to Liguria) :: ligurisk
Ligurian {prop} (Gallo-Italic language) :: liguriska {c}
like {v} (enjoy) :: tycka om, gilla
like {v} (find attractive) :: tycka om, gilla
like {v} (to show support for, or approval of, something posted on the Internet by marking it with a vote) :: gilla
like {n} (something that a person likes) :: smak {c}, preferenser {p}
like {n} (Internet interaction) :: gilla-markering {c}, klick {n}, uppskattning {c}, gillning {c}, lajk {c}
like {adj} (similar) :: lik
like {adv} (such as) :: som
like {n} (something similar to a given person or object) :: like
like {prep} (similar to) :: som
like {particle} (colloquial: mild intensifier) :: liksom
like {particle} (colloquial: used to precede paraphrased quotations) :: liksom, typ
-like {suffix} (having some of the characteristics of (used to form adjectives from nouns)) :: -lik
like a bull in a china shop {adj} (clumsy, aggressive) :: smidig som en elefant i en porslinsbutik, smidig som en elefant i en porslinsaffär
like a bull in a china shop {adv} (clumsily, aggressively) :: som en elefant i en porslinsbutik, som en elefant i en porslinsaffär
like clockwork {prep} (with perfect regularity and precision) :: som ett urverk
like father, like son {proverb} (a son will have traits similar to his father) :: sådan far, sådan son
like hot cakes {prep} (quickly) :: som smör i solsken
likelihood {n} (probability) :: sannolikhet {c}
likelihood {n} (mathematical likelihood) :: sannolikhet {c}
likely {adv} (similarly) SEE: similarly ::
likely {adv} (probably) SEE: probably ::
likely {adj} (probable; having a greater-than-even chance of occurring) :: sannolik
likely {adj} (displaying the qualities or characteristics that make something probable) :: sannolik
likely {adj} (appropriate; believable; having a good potential) :: trolig
likely {adj} (plausible; within the realm of credibility) :: rimlig, trolig
liken {v} (compare) :: jämföra, likna
likeness {n} (similarity) SEE: similarity ::
like shooting fish in a barrel {prep} (extremely easy) :: som att sno godis från småbarn
like taking candy from a baby {prep} (easy) :: som att stjäla godis från småbarn
like water off a duck's back {prep} (without effects; in a manner having no effect) :: som vatten på en gås
likewise {adv} (also; moreover; too) SEE: too ::
likewise {adv} (in like manner) :: likaledes
likewise {adv} (the same to you) :: detsamma
lilac {n} (shrub) :: syren {c}, syrenbuske {c}
lilac {n} (flower) :: syren {c}
lilac {adj} (colour) :: lila, gredelin, violett
Lilian {prop} (female given name) :: Lilian
Liliana {prop} (female given name) SEE: Lilian ::
Lillian {prop} (female given name) SEE: Lilian ::
lily {n} (flower in the genus Lilium) :: lilja {c}
lily of the valley {n} (Convallaria majalis) :: liljekonvalj
limb {n} (major appendage of human or animal) :: lem {c}
limb {n} (branch of a tree) :: gren {c}
limb {v} (to remove limbs) :: kvista
limber {adj} (flexible) SEE: flexible ::
limber up {v} (to stretch one's muscles to make them more limber) :: mjuka upp sig, stretcha
Limburgian {prop} (Limburgish) SEE: Limburgish ::
Limburgic {prop} (Limburgish) SEE: Limburgish ::
Limburgish {prop} (the Germanic language) :: limburgiska
lime {n} (linden tree) SEE: linden ::
lime {n} (gluey or adhesive substance) :: fågellim {n}
lime {n} :: kalk {c} ; släckt kalk {c}, kalciumhydroxid
lime {v} (to treat with lime) :: kalka
lime {n} (green citrus fruit) :: lime {c}
limelight {n} (attention or notice) :: rampljus {n}
limerence {n} (state of mind) :: förälskelse {c}
limestone {n} (abundant rock of marine and fresh-water sediments) :: kalksten
limit {n} (boundary) :: [physical] gräns {c}, [what one can handle] begränsning {c}
limit {n} (mathematics: value to which a sequence converges) :: gränsvärde {n}, limes {n}
limit {n} (mathematics: abstraction of this concept of limit) :: gränsvärde {n}
limit {v} (restrict) :: begränsa
limited {adj} (with certain limits placed upon it) :: begränsad
limnologist {n} (specialist in limnology) :: limnolog {c}
limnology {n} (science of lakes) :: limnologi {c}
limo {n} (limousine) SEE: limousine ::
limousine {n} (luxury sedan/saloon car) :: limousin {c}
limp {adj} (lacking stiffness; flimsy) :: lealös
limp {v} (to walk lamely) :: halta
limp {n} (gait) :: hälta {c}
limpet {n} (a small mollusc) :: skålsnäcka {c}
limpid {adj} (clear) :: klar, genomskinlig
linden {n} (tree) :: lind {c}
lindworm {n} (a wingless bipedal dragon) :: lindorm
lindwyrm {n} (a wingless bipedal dragon) :: lindorm
line {n} (rope, cord, or string) :: lina {c}
line {n} (path through two or more points, threadlike mark) :: linje {c}
line {n} (geometry: infinite one-dimensional figure) :: linje {c}
line {n} (geometry: continuous finite segment of such a figure) :: linje {c}
line {n} (telephone or network connection) :: anslutning {c}, linje {c}
line {n} (connected series of public conveyances, and hence, an established arrangement for forwarding merchandise, etc.) :: distributionsled
line {n} (threadlike crease marking the face or the hand; hence, characteristic mark) :: linje {c}
line {n} (straight sequence of people, queue) :: {c}, led
line {n} (series or succession of ancestors or descendants of a given person) :: linje {c}
line {n} (single horizontal row of text on a screen, printed paper, etc.) :: rad {c}
line {n} (sentence of dialogue, especially in a script or screenplay) :: replik {c}
line {n} (products or services sold by a business, or the business itself) :: produktlinje {c}, sortiment {n}
line {n} :: bana {c}; led {c}, rad {c}
line {v} (to place (objects) into a line) :: rada upp
line {v} (to place persons or things along the side of for security or defense) :: rada upp
line {v} (to mark with a line) :: linjera
line {v} (to form or enter into a line) :: bilda linje
line {v} :: fodra
line {v} (cover the inside surface of (something)) :: fodra, täcka
lineament {n} (distinctive feature) :: drag {n}
linear {adj} (having the form of a line) :: linjär
linear {adj} (in mathematics, of first-degree polynomial) :: linjär, lineär
linear algebra {n} (branch of mathematics) :: linjär algebra
linear combination {n} (sum) :: linjärkombination {c}
linearity {n} (state of being linear) :: linearitet {c}
linearity {n} (proportionality or a mathematical property analogous to it) :: linearitet {c}, linjäritet {c}
linearly independent {adj} (linear algebra) :: linjärt oberoende
linear space {n} (vector space) SEE: vector space ::
linear transformation {n} (a map between vector spaces which respects addition and multiplication) :: linjär transformation {c}, linjär avbildning {c}
lined {adj} (of paper) :: randig
linen {n} (thread or cloth made from flax fiber) :: linne
linen {n} (items) :: linne
linendraper {n} (retailer of fabrics) :: lärftskrämare {c}, lärftskramhandlare {c}, manufakturhandlare {c}
line of sight {n} (A straight line along which an observer has a clear view) :: siktlinje {c}, syftningslinje {c}, syftlinje {c}
liner {n} (large passenger carrying ship) :: linjefartyg {n}
linesman {n} (soccer: previous name of an assistant referee) :: linjedomare {c}, assisterande domare {c}, AD {c} [acronym], ass-domare {c}, linjeman {c}
-ling {suffix} (Diminutive) :: -is
ling {n} (Any of various marine food fish, of the genus Molva) :: långa {c}
ling {n} (Any of various varieties of heather or broom) :: ljung {c}
linger {v} (to stay or remain in a place or situation) :: dröja kvar, söla, bestå, leva kvar, fortleva, släntra
lingerie {n} (women's underwear or nightclothes) :: damunderkläder {p}
lingonberry {n} (shrub) :: lingon {n}
lingonberry {n} (berry) :: lingon {n}
lingual {adj} (related to language) SEE: linguistic ::
lingual {adj} (related to the tongue) :: tung-, lingval
linguicide {n} (the death of a language) :: språkdöd {c}
linguine {n} (ribbons of pasta narrower than tagliatelle) :: linguine {c}
linguist {n} (one who studies linguistics) :: lingvist
linguistic {adj} (Relating to language) :: språklig
linguistic {adj} (Relating to linguistics) :: språkvetenskaplig, lingvistisk
linguistics {n} (scientific study of language) :: lingvistik {c}, språkvetenskap {c}
lining {n} (covering for the inside of something) :: foder {n}
lining {n} (material used for inside covering) :: foder {n}
link {n} (connection) :: anknytning {c}, länk {c}
link {n} (element of a chain) :: länk {c}
link {n} (computing: hyperlink) :: hyperlänk {c}, länk {c}
link {v} (connect things) :: länka
linkage {n} (connection or relation between things or ideas) SEE: link ::
Linköping {prop} (Swedish city) :: Linköping
Linnaeus {prop} (Carl Linnaeus) :: Linné
lint {n} (fuzzy fluff) :: ludd {n}
Linus {prop} (male given name) :: Linus
Linux {prop} (operating system) :: Linux
lion {n} (big cat Panthera leo) :: lejon {n}
lion {n} (heraldic charge) :: lejon {n}
lion cub {n} (young lion) :: lejonunge {c}
lioness {n} (female lion) :: lejoninna, lejonhona {c}
lion's den {n} (a dangerous or frightening place) :: lejonkula
lion's share {n} (A generous portion) :: lejonpart {c}
lip {n} (fleshy protrusion framing the mouth) :: läpp {c}
lipase {n} (group of enzymes) :: lipas
lip gloss {n} (a cosmetic product) :: läppglans {c}
lipid {n} (organic compound) :: lipid
lipoprotein {n} (complex of protein and lipid) :: lipoprotein {n}
lipoprotein lipase {n} (enzyme) :: lipoproteinlipas {n}
liposuction {n} (cosmetic surgery procedure in which bodily fat is removed by suction) :: fettsugning {c}
lipreading {n} (the act of reading lips) :: läppavläsning {c}, läppläsning {c}
lipstick {n} (make-up for the lips) :: läppstift {n}
lipstick {n} (stick of this make-up) :: läppstift {n}
lip sync {n} (synchronization of music with lips) :: läppsynk {c}, playback {c}
lip-sync {v} (to move lips in synchronization with sounds) :: mima, läppsynka
liquescent {adj} (liquescent) SEE: melting ::
liqueur {n} (a flavored alcoholic beverage) :: likör {c}
liquid {n} (substance that is liquid) :: vätska {c}
liquid {adj} (fluid; not solid and not gaseous) :: flytande
liquidate {v} (to settle the affairs) :: likvidera
liquidate {v} (to convert assets into cash) :: likvidera
liquidate {v} (to kill someone) :: likvidera
liquid crystal {n} (phase of matter) :: flytande kristall {c}
liquidity {n} (finance: availability of cash over short term) :: likviditet {c}
liquid phase {n} (one of the three fundamental structural phases of matter) :: flytande form {c}
liquor {n} (strong alcoholic drink derived from fermentation and distillation) :: sprit {c}, likör
liquorice {n} (plant) SEE: licorice ::
liquorice {n} (confection) SEE: licorice ::
liquor store {n} (liquor store, bottle shop) :: spritbutik {c}, spritaffär {c}
Lisbon {prop} (capital of Portugal) :: Lissabon
lisp {n} (The habit or an act of lisping.) :: lispning {c}
lisp {v} (to pronounce the sibilant letter ‘s’ imperfectly) :: läspa
list {n} (enumeration or compilation of items) :: lista {c}
list {n} :: lista {c}
listed company {n} (company) :: börsbolag {n}
listen {v} (to pay attention to a sound) :: lyssna
listen {v} (to expect or wait for a sound) :: lyssna
listen {v} (to accept advice or obey instruction) :: lyda
listen {v} (to hear (something)) :: lyssna
listener {n} (someone who listens) :: åhörare {c}
listless {adj} (Lacking enthusiasm) :: håglös, likgiltig, apatisk, loj
litany {n} (ritual liturgical prayer) :: litania {c}
litchi {n} (lychee) SEE: lychee ::
lite {adj} (low in calories) :: lätt
liter {n} (cubic decimeter) SEE: litre ::
literal {adj} (exactly as stated; read or understood without additional interpretation) :: bokstavlig
literal {adj} (following the letter or exact words, not taking liberties) :: ordagrann
literally {adv} (not metaphorically) :: bokstavligen
literary {adj} (bookish) SEE: bookish ::
literary {adj} (relating to literature) :: litterär
literary {adj} (relating to writers, or the profession of literature) :: litterär
Literary Chinese {prop} (Classical Chinese) SEE: Classical Chinese ::
literate {adj} (knowledgeable in literature and writing) :: beläst
literature {n} (body of all written works) :: litteratur {c},
literature {n} (the collected creative writing of a nation, people, group or culture) :: litteratur {c}
literature {n} (all the papers, treatises etc. published in academic journals on a particular subject) :: litteratur {c}
lithe {adj} (mild, calm) :: lugn
lithe {adj} (slim) :: smärt
lithe {adj} (flexible) :: smidig, böjlig
lithium {n} (chemical element) :: litium {n}
lithium aluminium hydride {n} (chemical compound, LiH) :: litiumaluminiumhydrid
lithium carbonate {n} (Li2CO3) :: litiumkarbonat {n}
lithograph {n} (noun) :: litografi {c}
lithography {n} (printing method) :: litografi {c}
lithosphere {n} (The outer layer of the Earth) :: litosfär {c}
Lithuania {prop} (country) :: Litauen
Lithuanian {adj} (referring to Lithuania) :: litauisk
Lithuanian {prop} (language) :: litauiska
Lithuanian {n} (person from Lithuania) :: litauer
Lithuanian Hound {n} (Lithuanian Hound) :: litauisk stövare {n}
litmus {n} (dyestuff from lichen) :: lackmus {c}
litmus paper {n} (test paper) :: lackmuspapper {n}
litre {n} (unit of fluid measure) :: liter {c}
litter {n} (platform designed to carry a person or a load) :: bår {c}, bärstol {c}
litter {n} (animals born in one birth) :: kull {c}
litter {n} (bedding for animals) :: strö {n}
litter {n} (discarded items) :: skräp {n}, avfall {n}, sopor {p}
litter {n} (material for litter tray) :: strö {n}
litter {v} (drop or throw trash without properly disposing of it) :: skräpa ner
little {adj} (small in size) :: liten
little {adj} (very young) :: liten
little {adj} ((of a sibling) younger) :: yngre, lille-
little {adv} (not much) :: lite
little black dress {n} (woman's short black dress) :: lilla svarta {c}
little brother {n} (a sibling's younger brother, see also: younger brother) :: lillebror {c}, lille bror (more keenly), lillebrorsa {c}
little by little {adv} (a small amount at a time) :: lite i taget, pö om pö, bit för bit
little finger {n} (outermost and smallest finger of the hand) :: lillfinger, lilltå
little girl {n} (a female child) :: flicka {c}, flickebarn {n}, tös {c}, jänta {c}, tjej {c}
little grebe {n} (bird) :: smådopping
little green man {n} (humorous: space alien, Martian, see also: alien) :: små gröna män {c-p}
little owl {n} (species of owl) :: minervauggla
little pitchers have big ears {proverb} (proverb) :: små grytor har också öron
Little Red Riding Hood {prop} (a folktale) :: Rödluvan
Little Red Riding Hood {prop} (the main character in this story) :: Rödluvan
little sister {n} (a sibling's younger sister, see also: younger sister) :: lillasyster {c}, lilla syster (more keenly)
little toe {n} (smallest toe of the foot) :: lilltå {c}
littoral {adj} (of or relating to the shore, especially the seashore) :: kust-
liturgic {adj} (liturgical) SEE: liturgical ::
liturgical {adj} (Pertaining to liturgy) :: liturgisk
liturgy {n} (a predetermined or prescribed set of rituals) :: liturgi {c}
livable {adj} (suitable for living in) :: beboelig, trevlig
live {v} (be alive) :: leva
live {v} (have permanent residence) :: bo
live {v} (survive, persevere, continue) :: leva
live {adj} (having life) :: levande
live {adj} (capable of causing harm) :: skarp
live {adj} (electrically charged) :: strömförande
live and learn {phrase} (exhortation to gain knowledge from lived experiences) :: man lär så länge man lever
live and let live {v} (be tolerant) :: lev och låt leva
livelihood {n} (means of supporting oneself) :: levebröd {n}
lively {adj} (full of life) :: livlig
liver {n} (organ of the body) :: lever {c}, lever- [in compounds]
liver {n} (organ as food) :: lever {c}
livermorium {n} (chemical element with atomic number 116) :: livermorium
Liverpool {prop} (Liverpool, England) :: Liverpool
Liverpudlian {adj} (of or relating to Liverpool in the United Kingdom) :: liverpoolsk
Liverpudlian {n} (a native or resident of Liverpool in the United Kingdom) :: liverpoolare {c}
Liverpudlian {n} (someone connected with Liverpool FC) :: liverpoolare {c}
liverwort {n} (bryophyte with a leafy stem) :: levermossa {c}
livery {n} (distinctive uniform worn by a group) :: livré {c}
livestock {n} (farm animals) :: boskap {c}
live stream {n} (Internet broadcast) :: streaming
Livia {prop} (female given name) :: Livia
livid {adj} (pallid) SEE: pallid ::
livid {adj} (very angry, furious) :: rasande
living {adj} (having life) :: levande
living {adj} (in use or existing) :: levande
living {adj} (true to life) :: levande
living {n} (state of being alive) :: liv {n}
living room {n} (room in a private house) :: vardagsrum {n}, finrum {n}, storarum {n} [mostly Western and Southern Swedish]
living standard {n} (standard of living) SEE: standard of living ::
living street {n} (type of street) :: gångfartsområde {n}
Livonia {prop} (historical region) :: Livland
Livonian {prop} (language) :: liviska
lizard {n} (reptile) :: ödla {c}
lizard {n} (coward) SEE: coward ::
llama {n} (South Americal mammal of the camel family, Lama glama) :: lama {c}
lo {contraction} (look, see, behold) :: skåda, si
load {n} (burden) :: last, börda
load {n} (number of articles that can be transported or processed at one time) :: last {c}
load {n} (the electrical current or power delivered by a device) :: last {c}
load {v} (to read into memory) :: ladda
loader {n} (tractor with a scoop) :: hjullastare {c}
loaf {n} (block of bread) :: limpa {c}
loam {n} (type of soil) :: mylla, lerjord
loan {n} (borrowed sum of money or other valuables) :: lån {n}
lo and behold {interj} (used to express surprise) :: hör och häpna
loan shark {n} (money lender; usurer) :: lånehaj {c}
loan translation {n} (calque) SEE: calque ::
loanword {n} (word taken from another language) :: lånord {n}, låneord {n}, främmande ord {n}
lob {v} (to throw or hit a ball high into the air) :: lobba
lob {n} (high-arching pass or stroke) :: lobb
lob {n} (lump) SEE: lump ::
lobbyist {n} (A person who for remuneration reattempts to persuade politicians) :: lobbyist {c}
lobelia {n} (plant) :: lobelia {c}
lobotomy {n} (surgical operation) :: lobotomi {c}
lobscouse {n} (meat dish stewed with vegetables and ship biscuit) :: lapskojs {c}
lobster {n} (crustacean) :: hummer {c}
local {adj} (of a nearby location) :: lokal
local {adj} (computing: having limited scope) :: lokal
local {adj} (medicine: of or pertaining to a restricted part of an organism) :: lokal
local {n} (a person who lives near a given place) :: lokalinvånare
local {n} (a train that stops at all stations) :: lokaltåg, närtåg
local {n} :: lokal, ortlig
local derby {n} (a sports match between local rival teams) :: derby {n}
localization {n} (software engineering: act or process of making a product suitable for use in a particular country or region) :: språkanpassning {c}, översättning {c} [applicable to translation]
locate {v} :: placera
location {n} (place) :: läge {n}, plats {c}
location {n} (act of locating) :: lokalisering
locative {n} (locative case) SEE: locative case ::
locative case {n} (case used to indicate place, or the place where) :: lokativ {n}
lock {n} (something used for fastening) :: lås {n}
lock {n} (segment of a canal) :: sluss {c}
lock {n} (firing mechanism of a gun) :: lås {n}
lock {v} (to become fastened in place) :: låsa sig, fastna
lock {v} (to fasten with a lock) :: låsa
lock {n} (length of hair) :: lock {c}
locked {adj} (that has been locked (with a key)) :: låst
locker room {n} (locker room) SEE: changing room ::
locket {n} (chained ornament) :: medaljong {c}
lock-in {n} (a situation in which members of an industry) :: inlåsning {c}
locking {n} :: låsning {c}
lockjaw {n} (disease) :: stelkramp
lock out {n} (an event in which an employer bars employees from working) :: lockout {c}
lock out {v} (to prevent from entering a place, particularly oneself, inadvertently) :: låsa ute
lockout {n} (opposite of a strike) :: lockout {c}
locksmith {n} (one who practices locksmithing) :: låssmed {c}
lock up {v} (of a computer: to cease responding) :: frysa
lockup {n} (prison) SEE: prison ::
loco {n} (locomotive (short form)) :: lok {n}
locomotive {n} (self-propelled vehicle that runs on rails) :: lok, lokomotiv
locust {n} (type of grasshopper) :: gräshoppa {c}
lodestar {n} (star used as navigation reference) :: ledstjärna
lodestar {n} (guiding tenet) :: ledstjärna {c}
Lode Star {prop} (Polaris) SEE: Polaris ::
lodge {n} (inn) SEE: inn ::
lodging {n} (place to live or lodge) :: logi {c}
loft {n} (an attic or similar space) :: vind {c}
loftiness {n} (arrogance) SEE: arrogance ::
log {n} (trunk of dead tree, cleared of branches) :: stock {c}
log {n} (bulky piece of timber) :: stock {c}
log {n} (nautical: device for measuring the speed of a vessel) :: logg {c}
log {n} :: stock {c}
log {v} (to cut down trees) :: fälla (träd)
log {n} (chronological record) :: logg {c}, journal {c}, dagbok {c}, diarium {n}
log {n} :: logg {c}, loggbok {c}
log {v} (make an entry in a log) :: logga, anteckna, journalföra, diarieföra
log {n} (very dumb person) SEE: blockhead ::
log {n} (logbook) SEE: logbook ::
log {n} (logbook) SEE: logbook ::
log {n} (rolled cake) SEE: Swiss roll ::
loganberry {n} (raspberry-blackberry hybrid berry) :: loganbär {n}
logarithm {n} (The power to which a given base number must be raised in order to obtain a given number) :: logaritm {c}
logarithmic {adj} (relating to logarithms) :: logaritmisk
logbook {n} (nautical: book in which details from journey are recorded) :: loggbok {c}, skeppsdagbok {c}
log cabin {n} (small simple dwelling made from wood) :: timmerstuga {c}
loge {n} (stall) SEE: stall ::
logic {n} (method of human thought) :: logik {c}
logic {n} (mathematical study) :: logik {c}
logic {n} (any system of thought, irrespective of its rigor or productiveness) :: logik {c}
logician {n} (person who studies or teaches logic) :: logiker
log in {v} (gain access to a computer system) :: logga in
login {n} (user's identification) :: användarnamn {n}
login {n} (logging in) :: logga in
logion {n} (a saying that is attributed to Jesus but which is not in the Bible) :: logion {n}
-logist {suffix} (person who studies or is an expert in the related -logy) :: -log {c}
logistics {n} (planning and implementing the flow of goods and services) :: logistik {c}
logjam {n} (An excess of logs being conveyed on a river) :: bröt {c}
logo {n} (symbol or emblem that acts as a trademark or a means of identification of an entity) :: logotyp {c}, logga {c}, logo {c}
log off {v} (log out) SEE: log out ::
log on {v} (log in) SEE: log in ::
logotype {n} (symbol used by organization, logo) :: logotyp {c}
log out {v} (to exit an account in a computing system) :: logga ut
-logy {suffix} (branch of learning) :: -logi {c}
loin {n} (part of the body) :: länd {c}
loin {n} (cut of meat) :: fransyska
loins {n} (plural form of loin) SEE: loin ::
Lojban {prop} (artificial logical language based on Loglan) :: lojban {c}
Lojban {adj} (of or relating to Lojban) :: lojbansk
Loki {prop} (god of mischief and trickery) :: Loke
lokun {n} (doctor) SEE: doctor ::
lol {interj} (Used to express laughter) SEE: LOL ::
LOL {interj} (expression of laughter) :: lol, asg (asgarva)
lollipop {n} (confectionery on a stick) :: klubba {c}, slickepinne {c}
lolly {n} (money) SEE: money ::
lolly {n} (confection) SEE: confection ::
lolly {n} (lollipop) SEE: lollipop ::
Lombard {n} (banker or moneylender) SEE: banker ::
Lombardy {prop} (region in northern Italy) :: Lombardiet
London {prop} (in the United Kingdom) :: London
London {prop} (of, from or pertaining to London in the UK) :: Londons
Londoner {n} (person from or inhabitant of London) :: londonbo {c}, Londonbo {c}
Londonian {n} (Londoner) SEE: Londoner ::
London Underground {prop} (the London underground) :: Londons tunnelbana {c}
lone {adj} (having no companion) :: ensam
loneliness {n} (condition of being lonely) :: ensamhet {c}
lonely {adj} (of person: unhappy by feeling isolated) :: ensam
lonely {adj} (of place: desolate) :: öde
loner {n} (one who lacks or avoids company) :: ensamvarg {c}
long {adj} (having much distance from one point to another) :: lång, [long and narrow] långsmal
long {adj} (having great duration) :: lång
long {adv} (over a great distance) :: långt
long {adv} (particular duration) :: länge
long {adv} (long duration) :: länge
long {v} (to wait, to aspire) :: längta
long {adj} (not short) SEE: tall ::
long ago {adv} (at a time in the distant past) :: längesen
long arm of the law {n} (influence or effectiveness of law enforcement) :: lagens långa arm
long ball {n} (kick) :: långboll {c}
longboat {n} (ship's boat) :: storbåt {c}
longbow {n} (large bow) :: långbåge {c}
longcase clock {n} (grandfather clock) SEE: grandfather clock ::
long for {v} (to have desire for; to yearn) :: längta efter
long for {v} (to miss) :: längta tillbaka till
longhorn beetle {n} (any Cerambycid) :: långhorning {c}
longhouse {n} (outhouse) SEE: outhouse ::
longing {n} (melancholic desire) :: längtan {c}
longitude {n} (angular distance) :: longitud {c}, längdgrad {c}
long-legged buzzard {n} (Buteo rufinus) :: örnvråk
longline {n} (very long fishing line with multiple hooks) :: långrev {n}
long live {v} (prosper) :: leve!, länge leve!
longship {n} (type of Viking vessel) :: långskepp {n}
longshoreman {n} (man employed to load and unload ships) :: hamnarbetare {c}, stuveriarbetare {c}
long since {adv} (long ago) SEE: long ago ::
long-spined bullhead {n} (Taurulus bubalis) :: oxsimpa {c}
long-tailed duck {n} (Clangula hyemalis) :: alfågel {c}
long-term {adj} (becoming evident after a relatively long time period) :: långtids-
long-term {adj} (extending over a relatively long time period) :: långvarig, långsiktig
long time no see {interj} (idiomatic: I (or we) have not seen you for a long time) :: det var inte i går
longwave {adj} (having a wavelength of greater than 1000 meters) :: långvåg
long weekend {n} (weekend extended by one or more days off) :: långhelg {c}
long-winded {adj} (tediously long in speaking; consuming much time; unnecessarily verbose) :: långrandig
loo {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet ::
loofah {n} (tropical vine) :: luffasläktet
look {v} (to try to see) :: titta, se, kika, kolla, spana
look {v} (to appear, to seem) :: se ut, verka, synas
look {v} (to search) :: leta, söka
look {n} (action of looking) :: blick {c}
look {n} (physical appearance) :: utseende {n}
look {n} (facial expression) :: blick {c}
look after {v} (to watch, to protect) :: passa
look before you leap {proverb} (think before taking actionn) :: titta innan du hoppar
look down on {v} (to regard or treat as inferior) :: se ned på
looker {n} (slang: good-looking one) :: snygging {c}
look for {v} (search; seek) :: söka
look for trouble {v} (ask for it) SEE: ask for it ::
look forward to {v} (anticipate, expect, or wait for) :: se fram emot
looking glass {n} (mirror) SEE: mirror ::
look on {v} (to watch; to observe) :: titta på
look out {v} (to look from within to the outside) :: titta ut
look out {v} (to be vigilant and aware) :: se upp
look up {v} (used other than as an idiom) :: se upp
look up {v} (to obtain information about something from a text source) :: slå upp
loom {n} (weaving frame) :: vävstol {c}
loom {n} (bird of order Gaviiformes) SEE: loon ::
loon {n} (bird of order Gaviiformes) :: lom {c}
loop {n} (shape produced by a curve that bends around and crosses itself) :: ögla {c}
loop {n} (complete circuit for an electric current) :: sluten krets {c}, krets {c}
loop {n} (aircraft maneuver) :: looping {c}
loop {n} (ring road) SEE: ring road ::
loophole {n} (method of escape) :: kryphål {n}
loophole {n} (slit in a castle wall) :: skottglugg {c}
loose {v} (to let loose) :: lossa
loose {adj} (not fixed tightly) :: lös
loose {adj} :: lös
loot {n} (the proceeds of theft, robbery etc., swag, contraband) :: byte {n}
loot {v} (to steal from) :: plundra
lop {v} (cut off) :: kvista, avkvista
lopsided {adj} (not balanced) :: skev
loquacious {adj} (talkative, chatty) :: pratsam
lord {n} (master of a household) :: herre {n}
lord {n} (ruler, one having mastery over others) :: herre {n}
Lord {prop} (God) :: Herre {c} (Herren {c})
Lord {prop} (Jesus) :: Herre {c} (Herren {c})
lord protector {n} :: riksföreståndare {c}
Lord's Prayer {prop} (the prayer taught by Jesus Christ to his disciples) :: Herrens bön
Lord's Supper {prop} (Last Supper) SEE: Last Supper ::
lore {n} (all the facts and traditions about a particular subject) :: lära {c}
Lorraine {prop} (region west of Alsace) :: Lorraine {n}
lorry {n} (motor vehicle) SEE: truck ::
lorry driver {n} (person employed to drive a truck) SEE: truck driver ::
Los Angeles {prop} (largest city in California) :: Los Angeles
lose {v} (cause (something) to cease to be in one's possession or capability) :: förlora, tappa bort, tappa, mista, bliva av med, varda av med
lose {v} ((transitive) fail to win) :: förlora, tappa
lose {v} (shed (weight)) :: tappa
lose {v} (have (somebody of one's kin) die) :: förlora, mista
lose {v} (be unable to follow or trace (somebody or something) any longer) :: tappa bort
lose {v} (fail to be the winner) :: förlora, tappa
lose face {v} (lose respect of others) :: förlora ansiktet, tappa ansiktet
lose one's balance {v} (unsteady) SEE: unsteady ::
lose one's temper {v} (to be explosively angry) :: gå i taket, få spel
lose one's virginity {v} (to stop being a virgin after the first sexual intercourse) :: förlora sin oskuld
lose one's way {v} (get lost) SEE: get lost ::
loser {n} (person who fails to win) :: förlorare {c}
loser {n} (person who is frequently unsuccessful in life) :: förlorare {c}
lose weight {v} (to become less heavy or obese) :: gå ner i vikt
loss {n} (instance of losing) :: förlust {c}
loss {n} (casualties) :: förluster {p}
loss {n} (financial: negative result on balance) :: förlust {c}
loss {n} (engineering: power expended without doing useful work) :: förlust
loss leader {n} (item sold at or below cost to stimulate sales) :: lockpris, lockvara {c}
lost {adj} (unable to find one's way) :: vilse
lost and found {n} (department, service or location where items that are found can be claimed by their owners) :: upphittat
lost property {n} (lost and found) SEE: lost and found ::
lot {n} (number of things taken collectively) :: mängd {c}
lot {n} (informal: a number of people taken collectively) :: bunt {c}, skara
lot {n} (distinct portion or plot of land) :: tomt
lot {n} (that which happens without human design or forethought) :: öde {n}, lott {c}
lot {n} (anything used in determining a question by chance) :: lott {c}
lot {n} (fate that falls to one by chance) :: lott {c}
lot {n} (large quantity or number) SEE: a lot ::
lots {n} (lots) SEE: a lot ::
lottery {n} (scheme for the distribution of prizes by lot or chance) :: lotteri {n}
lottery {n} (affair of chance) :: lotteri {n}
lottery {n} :: lotteri {n}
lottery ticket {n} (slip of paper drawn in a lottery) :: lott {c}
lotus {n} (Nymphaea) SEE: water lily ::
loud {adj} (of a sound) :: hög
loud {adj} (noisy) :: ljudlig
loudspeaker {n} (transducer) :: högtalare {c}
loudspeaker {n} (encasing) :: högtalare {c}
Louis {prop} (male given name) :: Ludvig
Louisa {prop} (female given name) SEE: Louise ::
louis d'or {n} (any gold coin introduced in France by Louis XIII) :: louis-d'or {c}, lusidor {c}
Louise {prop} (feminine form of Louis) :: Lovisa, Louise {c}
Louisiana {prop} (US state) :: Louisiana {n}
loupe {n} (magnifying glass often used by jewellers and watchmakers) :: lupp {n} {n-p}
louse {n} (insect) :: lus {c}
louse {n} (worthless person) :: skitstövel, usling
louse fly {n} (Hippoboscidae) SEE: ked ::
lousy {adj} (remarkably bad; of poor quality, dirty, or underhanded) :: värdelös, urusel, botten
lousy {adj} (Infested with lice) :: nedlusad, lusig
lousy {adj} (filled with) :: packad, full (av/med)
lout {n} (bumpkin) :: tölp
lout {n} (a rude violent man) :: tölp, buffel, drummel
Louvain {prop} (Belgian city) :: Leuven
louvar {n} (Luvarus imperialis) :: luvar
Louvre {prop} (an art museum in France) :: Louvren {c}
lovable {adj} (inspiring love) :: älskvärd
love {n} (strong affection) :: kärlek {c}
love {n} (object of one's romantic feelings; darling or sweetheart) :: älskling {c}, käresta, älskade
love {n} :: kärlek {c}
love {v} (have a strong affection for) :: älska
love {v} (care about; will good for) :: älska
love {v} ((euphemistic): to have sex with) :: älska, älska med
love {n} (zero) :: noll
love at first sight {n} (an instantaneous attraction) :: kärlek vid första ögonkastet
love bite {n} (swelling on the skin) :: sugmärke {n}
love child {n} (child born as a result of a romantic liaison between unmarried parents) :: kärleksbarn {n}
love hotel {n} (short-stay hotel for sex) :: kärlekshotell {n}
loveless {adj} (without love) :: kärlekslös
love letter {n} (letter about the author's love) :: kärleksbrev
lover {n} (one who loves another person) :: älskare {m}, älskarinna {f}, älskande {c}
lover {n} (sexual partner) :: älskare {c}, älskarinna {c}
love rat {n} (adulterer) SEE: adulterer ::
loving {adj} (expressing a large amount of love) :: kärleksfull, öm
low {adj} (in a position comparatively close to the ground) :: låg
low {adj} (small in height) :: kort, låg
low {adj} (depressed, sad) :: nere
low {n} (flame) SEE: flame ::
low {v} (moo) SEE: moo ::
low blow {n} (an unfair or illegal blow in boxing) :: slag under bältet {n}
low blow {n} (an unfair attack) :: slag under bältet {n}
low-budget {adj} (Achieved with a relatively small financial outlay) :: lågbudget-
lower {adj} (more towards the bottom) :: nedre
lower {v} (let (something) descend by its own weight, such as a bucket or sail) :: vira ned, vira ner, sänka
lower {v} (make less elevated as to object, as ambitions or hopes) :: minska
lower {v} (reduce the degree, intensity, strength, etc., of, as temperature) :: sänka
lower {v} (reduce (something) in value, amount, etc.) :: sänka, minska, beskära
lower arm {n} (section of an arm) SEE: forearm ::
lower case {n} (lower case letters, collectively) :: gemena, små bokstäver
lower chamber {n} (lower house) SEE: lower house ::
lower house {n} (part of a parliament) :: underhus
Lower Lusatian {prop} (Lower Sorbian) SEE: Lower Sorbian ::
Lower Saxony {prop} (state) :: Niedersachsen
Lower Sorbian {prop} (a Slavic language spoken in part of Brandenburg) :: lågsorbiska {c}
lowest common denominator {n} (smallest multiple of several denominators) :: minsta gemensamma nämnare
lowest common denominator {n} (most simple shared interest) :: minsta gemensamma nämnare {c}
Low German {prop} (West Germanic language) :: lågtyska {c}, plattyska {c}, nedersaksiska {c}
Low Germany {prop} (Northern Germany) :: Lågtyskland
lowly {adj} (not lofty or sublime; humble) :: ödmjuk, blygsam, anspråkslös
Low Saxon {prop} (language or language group) :: lågsachsiska
Low Saxon {prop} (language) SEE: Low German ::
low tide {n} :: ebb {c}, lågvatten {n}
loyal {adj} (firm in allegiance to a person or institution) :: lojal
loyalness {n} (loyalty) SEE: loyalty ::
loyalty {n} (the state of being loyal; fidelity) :: lojalitet {c}, trofasthet {c}
loyalty {n} (faithfulness or devotion to some person, cause or nation) :: lojalitet {c}, trofasthet {c}
lozenge {n} (rhombus) :: ruta {c}
lube {n} (lubricant) SEE: lubricant ::
lube {v} (lubricate) SEE: lubricate ::
lubricant {n} (substance used to reduce friction) :: glidmedel {n}, smörjmedel {n}, glid {n}
lubricant {n} (personal lubricant) SEE: personal lubricant ::
lubricate {v} (to make slippery or smooth) :: smörja
lubrication {n} (the application of lubricants) :: smörjning {c}
Lucas {prop} (male given name) SEE: Luke ::
Lucerne {prop} (city) :: Luzern
Lucia {prop} (female given name) SEE: Lucy ::
Lucian {prop} (sophist of Syrian origin) :: Lukianos
lucid dream {n} (lucid dream) :: klardröm {c}
Lucifer {prop} (figure mentioned in Isaiah 14:12) :: Lucifer {c}
luck {n} (something that happens to someone by chance) :: lycka, tur
luckily {adv} (in a lucky manner) :: lyckligt, lyckligtvis
luck out {v} (to experience great luck) :: ha tur
lucky {adj} (of people, having good fortune) :: lyckosam
lucky {adj} (being good by chance) :: tursam, lycklig
lucky dog {n} (one with good luck) :: lyckost {c}
lucrative {adj} (producing a surplus; profitable) :: lukrativ
Lucy {prop} (female given name) :: Lucia
Luddite {n} (19th-century textile worker who destroyed machinery) :: luddit {c}, maskinstormare {c}
Luddite {n} (one opposing technological change) :: luddit {c}, maskinstormare {c}
ludicrous {adj} (idiotic or unthinkable, often to the point of being funny) :: löjlig, skrattretande, absurd
lug {n} (lug nut) :: hjulskruv {c}, hjulmutter {c}
lug {v} (to haul something heavy) :: kånka
luge {n} (The sport of racing on luges) :: rodel {c}
luggage {n} (traveller's containers) :: bagage {c}
luggage cart {n} (vehicle pushed by travellers) :: bagagevagn {c}
lug nut {n} (nut to attach wheel to axle) :: hjulskruv {c}, hjulmutter {c}
lugubrious {adj} (gloomy) :: dyster
Luhansk People's Republic {prop} (secessionist state in Luhanshchyna, the Ukraine) :: Folkrepubliken Lugansk
Lukas {prop} (given name) SEE: Luke ::
Luke {prop} (given name) :: Lukas
Luke {prop} (evangelist) :: Lukas
Luke {prop} (gospel of Luke) :: Lukasevangeliet, Luk.
lukewarm {adj} (temperature) :: ljum, ljummen
lukewarm {adj} (not very enthusiastic) :: ljum, likgiltig
Luleå {prop} (municipality) :: Luleå
Lule Sami {prop} (language) :: lulesamiska {c}
lullaby {n} (a soothing song to lull children to sleep) :: vaggvisa {c}, godnattsång {c}
lumbago {n} (lumbar-region backache, see also: backache) :: ryggskott {n}
lumber {n} (wood as building material) :: virke {n}
lumberjack {n} (person who fells trees) :: skogshuggare {c}
lumbermill {n} (mill for processing lumber) SEE: sawmill ::
lumen {n} (SI-unit for luminous flux) :: lumen
lump {n} (something that protrudes, sticks out, or sticks together; a cluster or blob; a mound, hill, or group) :: klump
lumpfish {n} (lumpsucker) SEE: lumpsucker ::
lumpsucker {n} (scorpaeniform fish) :: kvabbso, sjurygg, stenbit
lump sum {n} (large one-time payment) :: klumpsumma {c}
lumpy {adj} (full of lumps) :: klimpig
Luna {prop} (Earth's moon) SEE: Moon ::
lunar eclipse {n} (when the Earth casts its shadow over the Moon) :: månförmörkelse {c}
lunar module {n} (spacecraft) :: månlandare {c}
lunar phase {n} (any one of the aspects presented by the moon) :: månfas {c}
lunatic asylum {n} (mental hospital) SEE: mental hospital ::
lunch {n} (meal around midday) :: lunch {c}, middag
lunch {v} (to eat lunch) :: äta lunch, luncha
lunchbox {n} (container for transporting meals) :: matlåda {c}, lunchlåda {c}
luncheon {n} (a formal term for lunch) SEE: lunch ::
luncheon {n} :: lunch {c}
lunch meat {n} (cold cuts) SEE: cold cuts ::
lung {n} (organ that extracts oxygen from the air) :: lunga {c}
lung cancer {n} (cancer of the lung(s)) :: lungcancer {c}
lunge {n} (sudden movement) :: utfall, attack
lunge {n} (exercise) :: utfall {n}
lunge {v} (to make a sudden movement) :: göra ett utfall, störta (mot någon)
lure {n} (artificial fishing bait) :: agn {n}, bete {n}
lure {v} (to entice) :: locka
lurid {adj} (melodramatic) SEE: melodramatic ::
lush {adj} (dense, teeming with life) :: frodig, grönskande
lush {adj} (luxuriant, delicious) :: luxuös, smaskig
lush {adj} (beautiful, sexy) :: sexig, snygg
lush {n} (alcoholic) :: fyllo {n}, alkis {c}, suput {c}
Lusophone {adj} (of a place, Portuguese-speaking) :: portugisiskspråkig
lust {n} (strong desire, especially of a sexual nature) :: begär {n}, lust {c}, åtrå {c}
lust {n} :: lust
lustration {n} (a rite of purification, especially washing) :: rening {c}, lustration {c}
lustration {n} (restoration of credibility to a government by the purging earlier perpetrators) :: utrensning {c}, förnyelse {c}
lustrous {adj} (having a glow or lustre) :: glänsande
lute {n} (stringed instrument) :: luta {c}
luteal phase {n} (part of the menstrual cycle) :: lutealfas {c}
lutefisk {n} (Traditional Nordic dish) :: lutfisk {c}
luteinizing hormone {n} (hormone) :: luteiniserande hormon {n}
lutetium {n} (chemical element with atomic number of 71) :: lutetium
Lutheran {adj} (pertaining to the theology of Martin Luther or his followers, or the Lutheran church) :: luthersk
Lutheran {n} (member of any Christian church identifying with the theology of Martin Luther) :: lutheran
Lutheranism {n} (branch of Christianity developed by Martin Luther) :: lutheranism {c}, lutherdom {c}
lux {n} (the derived unit of illuminance) :: lux {c}
Luxembourg {prop} (country) :: Luxemburg
Luxembourger {n} (person from Luxembourg) :: luxemburgare {m}, luxemburgska {f}
Luxembourgian {n} (Luxembourger) SEE: Luxembourger ::
Luxembourgian {adj} (Luxembourgish) SEE: Luxembourgish ::
Luxembourgish {adj} (pertaining to Luxembourg) :: luxemburgsk
Luxembourgish {prop} (language of Luxembourg) :: luxemburgiska
Luxemburger {n} (Luxembourger) SEE: Luxembourger ::
luxury {n} (very wealthy and comfortable surroundings) :: lyx {c}
luxury {n} (something desirable but expensive) :: lyx {c}
luxury {n} (something very pleasant but not really needed in life) :: lyx
luxury {adj} (indulgent) :: lyxig
luxury good {n} (product or service not considered essential to everyday life) :: lyxvara {c}
Lviv {prop} (Lviv) :: Lviv
löwchen {n} (Löwchen) SEE: Löwchen ::
Löwchen {n} (Löwchen) :: loöwchen {c}
-ly {suffix} (turns nouns to adjectives with the sense "similar to") :: -aktig, -artad, -lig, -isk
-ly {suffix} (used to form adverbs from adjectives) :: -t, -en, -ligen, -vis
lycanthrope {n} (werewolf) SEE: werewolf ::
lychee {n} (tree) :: litchi {c}
lychee {n} (fruit) :: litchi {c}
Lydia {prop} (biblical woman) :: Lydia
Lydia {prop} (female given name) :: Lydia
lye {n} (caustic alkaline solution) :: lut {c}
Lyme disease {n} (infection by bacteria of the genus Borrelia) :: borrelia
lymph {n} (the fluid carried by the lymphatic system) :: lymfa {c}
lymphatic {adj} (pertaining to lymph or lymphatic system) :: lymfatisk
lymphatic {n} (lymph vessel) SEE: lymph vessel ::
lymphatic system {n} (network of lymphatic vessels and lymph nodes) :: lymfatiskt system {n}, lymfsystem {n}
lymphatic vessel {n} (lymph vessel) SEE: lymph vessel ::
lymph node {n} (filtrating oval bodies of the lymphatic system) :: lymfknuta {c}, lymfkörtel {c}
lymphocyte {n} (type of white blood cell) :: lymfocyt {c}
lymphoma {n} (malignant tumor that arises in the lymph nodes or in other lymphoid tissue) :: lymfom {n}
lymph vessel {n} (vessel that carries lymph) :: lymfkärl {n}
lynch {v} (execute without a proper legal trial) :: lyncha
lynchpin {n} (central cohesive source of stability and security) :: stöttepelare, hörnsten, grundpult
lynx {n} (wild cat) :: lo {c}, lodjur {n}
Lyons {prop} (a city in France) :: Lyon
lyre {n} (stringed musical instrument) :: lyra {c}
lyrebird {n} (Australian songbirds of the genus Menura) :: lyrfåfel {c}
lyric {n} (words of a song) SEE: lyrics ::
lyrics {n} (the words to a song) :: sångtext
lysergic {adj} (psychedelic) SEE: psychedelic ::
lysine {n} (essential amino acid, C6H14N2O2) :: lysin
lysosome {n} (digestive organelle) :: lysosom {c}