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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}
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  ::
lady-killer {n}  :: hjärtekrossare
lady's man {n} (womanizer) SEE: womanizer  ::
lady's mantle {n} (a herb)  :: daggkåpa {c}
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} (a title for Jesus that appears in the Gospel of John)  :: Guds lamm
lame {adj} (unable to walk properly because of a problem with one's feet or legs)  :: 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
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}
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 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} (The Trojan and the 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: elliptic 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  ::
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)  :: 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 used between the 3rd and 8th centuries)  :: 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 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)  :: 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 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} (Laurel and Hardy)  :: Helan och Halvan
Laurence {prop} (male given name)  :: Lars
lava {n} (melted 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)  :: [på] slösa, [på] kosta
law {n} (body of rules from the legislative authority)  :: lag {c}
law {n} (body of rules and standards to be applied by courts)  :: rätt {c}
law {n} (written or understood rule)  :: regel {c}, lag {c}
law {n} (observed physical behavior)  :: lag {c}
law {n} (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}
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}
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 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 {n} (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}  :: 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
legionary {n} (member of a legion)  :: legionär
legionnaire {n} (a member of a legion) SEE: legionary  ::
legislate {v} (to 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  ::
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
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}
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 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 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
leucine {n} (essential amino acid; C6H13NO2)  :: leucin
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 {initialism} (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender/Transexual)  :: HBT
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
liberalism {n} (the quality of being liberal)  :: liberalism {c}
liberalism {n} (a political movement)  :: liberalism {c}
liberalism {n} (an 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 a 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
life {n} (the state of being alive)  :: liv
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} (a 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}
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} (a 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 {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 {v} (to walk lamely)  :: halta
limp {n} (gait)  :: hälta {c}
limpet {n} (a small mollusc)  :: skålsnäcka {c}
limpid {adj} (clear)  :: klar, genomskinlig
linchpin {n} (central cohesive source of stability and security)  :: stöttepelare, hörnsten, grundpult
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
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}
lingg {n} (Any of various marine food fish, of the genus Molva)  :: långa {c}
lingg {n} (Any of various varieties of heather or broom)  :: ljung {c}
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}
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}
lips {n} (plural of lip)  :: läppar {c-p}
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}  :: 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}  :: 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, Llama 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}
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
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  ::
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}  :: 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-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  ::
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 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 Gaviformes) 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}  :: 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
lore {n} (all the facts and traditions about a particular subject)  :: lära {c}
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} (someone who loses in a specified manner)  :: förlorare {c}
loser {n} (person who is frequently unsuccessful in life)  :: förlorare {c}
lose weight {v} (to become less heavy)  :: 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)  :: 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}
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}
lovechild {n} (child born out of wedlock) SEE: love child  ::
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 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}
lowly {adj} (not lofty or sublime; humble)  :: ödmjuk, blygsam, anspråkslös
Low Saxon {prop} (language or language group)  :: lågsachsiska
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}
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}
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}
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} (vessel that transports lymph)  :: lymfkärl {n}
lymphatic system {n} (network of lymphatic vessels and lymph nodes)  :: lymfatiskt system {n}, lymfsystem {n}
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}
lynch {v} (execute without a proper legal trial)  :: lyncha
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
lysine {n} (essential amino acid, C6H14N2O2)  :: lysin
lysosome {n} (digestive organelle)  :: lysosom {c}