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wack {n} (eccentric) :: galning {c}
wad {n} (substantial pile (normally of money)) :: bunt {c}
wade {v} (to walk through water or something that impedes progress) :: vada
wading pool {n} (shallow pool) :: plaskdamm {c}
waffle {n} (flat pastry) :: våffla {c}
waffle iron {n} (a cooking appliance used to make waffles) :: våffeljärn
wag {v} (to swing from side to side) :: vifta
wag {v} (to not go to school) :: skolka
wage {n} (money paid to a worker) :: lön {c}
wage {v} (to conduct or carry out) :: föra
wage slave {n} (one who feels compelled to work for wage) :: löneslav {c}
waggon {n} (wagon) SEE: wagon ::
Wagnerian {adj} (of or characteristic of Richard Wagner) :: wagneriansk
wagon {n} (4-wheeled cart, see also: cart) :: vagn {c}, kärra {c}
wagtail {n} (various small passerine birds) :: ärla {c}
wainwright {n} (maker of waggons) :: vagnsmakare {c}
waist {n} (part of the body between the pelvis and the stomach) :: midja
waistcoat {n} (a sleeveless, collarless garment) :: väst {c}
wait {v} (delay until some event) :: vänta, bida
wait {v} (transitive: delay until) SEE: await ::
waiter {n} (a server in a restaurant or similar) :: kypare {c}, servitör, servitris
waiter {n} (someone who waits) :: väntande
wait for {v} (wait) SEE: wait ::
waiting list {n} (ordered list of people waiting to obtain a good or service) :: väntelista, kölista, {c}
waiting room {n} (room) :: väntrum {n} [especially at the doctor's office], väntsal {c} [especially at a train station]
waitlist {n} (waiting list) SEE: waiting list ::
wait on {v} (wait for an event) :: vänta på
waitress {n} (female waiter) :: servitris
wait up {v} (stay awake) :: vänta uppe, stanna uppe
waive {v} (to relinquish; to give up claim to) :: avsäga sig, avstå från
wake {v} (to stop sleeping) :: vakna
wake {v} (to make somebody stop sleeping) :: väcka
wake {n} (period after death) :: vaka {c}
wake {n} (path left behind a ship on the surface of the water) :: kölvatten {n}
wakefulness {n} (state of being wakeful) :: vakenhet {c}
wake up {v} (to (become) awake) :: vakna
wake up {v} (to awaken (someone else)) :: väcka
wake up on the wrong side of bed {v} (to be irritable) SEE: get up on the wrong side of the bed ::
Waldemar {prop} (male given name) :: Valdemar
waldmeister {n} (herb) SEE: sweet woodruff ::
Wales {prop} (a constituent nation of the UK) :: Wales
walk {v} (to move on the feet) :: , gå till fots [idionomic]
walk {v} (colloquial: to avoid a criminal court case) :: slippa lös
walk {v} (colloquial: to be stolen) :: få fötter
walk {v} (to travel a distance by walking) :: , promenera [in a relaxed manner], vandra [long distances]
walk {v} (to take for a walk) :: gå ut och gå, gå ut med hunden [walk the dog]
walk {v} (colloquial: to leave, resign) :: , sluta
walk {v} (to push vehicle alongside oneself) :: leda
walk {n} (trip made by walking) :: promenad {c}, vandring {c} [a longer distance]
walk {n} (distance walked) :: promenad {c}, vandring {c} [a long distance]
walk {n} (manner of walking) :: gång {c}
walk {n} (maintained place on which to walk) :: gång
walkability {n} (being walkable) :: promenadvänlighet {c}
walkable {adj} (able to be walked) :: promenadvänlig
walkable {adj} (close enough) :: på/inom gångavstånd
walker {n} (person who walks) :: gående {c}, fotgängare {c}, vandrare {c}, gångare {c} [especially in walking races]
walker {n} (shoe designed for comfortable walking) :: gångsko {c}
walking cane {n} (walking stick) SEE: walking stick ::
walking frame {n} (framework device) :: rullator {c}, gångstol {c}
walking stick {n} (cane) :: käpp {c}, spatserkäpp {c}
walking stick {n} (insect) SEE: stick insect ::
walkman {n} (any personal cassette player) :: freestyle {c}
walk-on {n} (actor with a small part) :: statist {c}
walk out on {v} (to abandon) :: överge
wall {n} (defensive rampart) :: vall {c}
wall {n} (structure built for defense surrounding an area) :: mur {c}
wall {n} (substantial structure acting as side or division in a building) :: vägg {c}
wall {n} (anatomy, zoology, botany: divisive or containing structure) :: vägg
Wallachia {prop} (region in Romania) :: Valakiet
wall barley {n} :: vildkorn
wallet {n} (case for keeping money) :: plånbok {c}
walleye {n} (Sander vitreus) :: glasögongös, gäddabborre
wallflower {n} (any of several short-lived herbs or shrubs of the Erysimum) :: gyllenlack, kårel {c}
wallflower {n} (socially awkward person) :: blyg viol, vägglus
Wallis and Futuna {prop} (an overseas territory of France in Oceania) :: Wallis och Futuna
Walloon {n} (an inhabitant of Wallonia) :: vallon
wallow {v} (to roll oneself about, as in mire; to tumble and roll about; to move lazily or heavily in any medium; to flounder; as, swine wallow in the mire) :: vältra sig
wallow {v} :: vältra sig
wallpaper {n} (decorative paper for walls) :: tapet {c}
wallpaper {n} (computing: image used to cover a desktop) :: skrivbordsbakgrund {c}, skrivbordsbild {c}
wallpaper {v} (to cover with wallpaper) :: tapetsera
walls have ears {proverb} (be careful about what you say) :: väggarna har öron, små grytor har också öron
wall socket {n} (electricity power point) :: vägguttag {n}
walnut {n} (tree) :: valnötsträ {n}
walnut {n} (nut) :: valnöt {c}
Walpurgis night {n} (Walpurgis Night) :: valborgsmässoafton {c}
walrus {n} (large Arctic marine mammal) :: valross {c}
Walter {prop} (male given name) :: Valter
waltz {n} (a ballroom dance) :: vals {c}
waltz {n} (piece of music) :: vals {c}
Wanda {prop} (female given name) :: Vanda
wander {v} (to move without purpose or destination) :: vanka
wanderer {n} (one who wanders) :: vandrare {c}
wane {v} (to progressively lose its splendor, value, ardor, power, intensity, etc.) :: avta
wangle {v} (falsify) SEE: falsify ::
wank {v} (intransitive: to masturbate) :: runka
wank {v} (transitive: to masturbate) :: runka av
wank {n} (act of masturbation) :: runk {c}
wannabe {n} (someone who wishes something but lacks the qualifications) :: wannabe {c}
want {v} (desire) :: vilja
want {n} (lack (of)) :: brist {c}
want {v} (lack) SEE: lack ::
wanted {adj} (desired) :: efterlyst, eftersökt
wanted {adj} (subject to immediate detainment) :: efterlyst
wanton {adj} (lewd, immoral; sexually open/free) :: lössläppt, lättfärdig
wanton {adj} (capricious, reckless of morals or justice) :: ohämmad
wapiti {n} (the American elk) :: wapiti {c}, wapitihjort {c}, vapiti {c}
war {n} (conflict involving organized use of arms) :: krig {n}
war child {n} (child who has grown up in wartime) :: krigsbarn {n}
war crime {n} (offense for violations of the law of war) :: krigsbrott {n}
war cry {n} (war cry) :: stridsrop {n}
ward {n} (Mormonism: subdivision of church) :: församling
-ward {suffix} (forming adverbs) :: -åt
ward off {v} (to parry, or turn aside) :: avvärja
ward off {v} (to avert or prevent) :: avvärja
wardrobe {n} (lavatory) SEE: toilet ::
wardrobe {n} (outhouse) SEE: outhouse ::
wardrobe {n} (movable furniture for storing clothes) :: garderob {c}, skåp {n}
wardrobe {n} :: garderob {c}
wardrobe malfunction {n} ((euphemism) an accidental instance of indecent exposure) :: fel på garderoben
ware {n} (product) :: vara {c}
warehouse {n} (A place for storing large amounts of products) :: lagerlokal {c}, lagerlokaler {p}, lager {n}, magasin {n}
warehouse {v} (To store, as in a warehouse) :: lager
warfare {n} :: krigföring {c}
war film {n} (film set in wartime) :: krigsfilm {c}
warhead {n} (part of a missile, projectile, torpedo, rocket, or other munition) :: stridsspets {c}
warlock {n} (male magic-user) :: trollkarl
warlord {n} (high military officer in a warlike nation) :: krigsherre
warm {adj} (having a temperature slightly higher than usual) :: varm
warm {v} (to make or keep warm) :: värma
war machine {n} (weapon) :: krigsmaskin {c}
war machine {n} (resources) :: krigsmaskineri {c}
warm-blooded {adj} (maintaining constant body temperature) SEE: endothermic ::
warmonger {n} (one who advocates war) :: krigshetsare {c}, krigsivrare {c}
warmth {n} (moderate heat; sensation of being warm) :: värme {c} {n}
warn {v} (to make someone aware of impending danger) :: varna
warn {v} (to notify someone of something untoward) :: varna, förvarna
Warner {prop} (male given name of Germanic origin) :: Verner
warning {n} (instance of warning someone) :: varning {c}
warning {n} (something spoken or written that is intended to warn) :: varning {c}
warning triangle {n} (a triangle used to warn other road users) :: varningstriangel {c}
War on Terrorism {prop} (ongoing campaign by the US and its allies) :: Kriget mot Terrorismen
War on Terrorism {prop} (common term for conflict against Islamic terrorism) :: Kriget mot Terrorismen
warpath {n} (course of action that leads to hostility) :: krigsstig {c}
warrant {v} (to justify) SEE: justify ::
warrant {v} (to authorize) SEE: authorize ::
warranty {n} (legal: an agreement which states that the goods or property in question will be in exactly the same state as promised) :: garanti {c}
warrior {n} (person actively engaged in battle, conflict or warfare) :: krigare {c}
warrior {n} (person aggressively, courageously, or energetically involved in an activity) :: krigare {c}
Warsaw {prop} (capital city of Poland) :: Warszawa
warship {n} (ship built or armed for naval combat) :: örlogsfartyg {n}
wart {n} (type of growth occurring on the skin) :: vårta {c}
warthog {n} (a species of wild pig) :: vårtsvin
wartime {n} (period of a war) :: krigstid {c}, ofredstid {c}
wary {adj} (cautious of danger; timorously or suspiciously prudent; circumspect; scrupulous) :: försiktig, varsam
wash {v} (to clean with water) :: tvätta, tvaga (archaic), två (archaic)
wash {n} (painting) :: lavering
washbasin {n} (basin used for washing, sink) :: handfat
washboard {n} (board to do laundry) :: tvättbräda {c}
washboard {n} (percussion instrument) :: tvättbräda {c}
washer {n} (something that washes) :: tvättmaskin {c}
washer {n} (person who washes for a living) :: tvätterska {c} [woman]
washer {n} (flat disk) :: bricka, packning
washing {n} (action of the verb "to wash") :: tvätt {c}
washing {n} (textiles that have been or are to be washed) :: tvätt {c}
washing machine {n} (machine that washes clothes) :: tvättmaskin {c}
washing powder {n} (powder for washing clothes) :: tvättmedel {n}
Washington, D.C. {prop} (federal capital of the United States of America) :: Washington {n}, Washington, D.C. {n}
washing-up liquid {n} (the substance used to wash dishes) :: diskmedel {n}
washproof {adj} (able to be washed without damage or loss) :: tvättäkta
washroom {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet ::
wash up {v} (wash one's hands and/or face (US)) :: tvätta händerna, ansiktet
wash up {v} (be carried on to land by water) :: spola upp
wash up {v} (clean utensils, dishes, etc.) SEE: do the dishes ::
wasp {n} (insect) :: geting {c}
waste {n} (desolate place) :: ödemark
waste {n} (loss, ineffective use) :: spill, slöseri {n}
waste {n} (decay) :: förfall
waste {n} (useless products, garbage) :: skräp, avfall
waste {n} (excrement) :: avföring
waste {adj} (barren) :: öde
waste {adj} (excess) :: överflödig
waste {adj} (superfluous; needless) :: överflödig
waste {v} (to destroy) :: ödelägga, föröda
waste {v} (to decay) :: förfalla
waste {v} (to squander) :: förspilla, förslösa
waste {v} (slang: to kill) :: spilla, förspilla
waste {v} (to weaken) :: föröda, försvaga
wastebasket {n} (wastepaper basket) SEE: wastepaper basket ::
wastebasket {n} (garbage can) SEE: garbage can ::
wasteful {adj} (inclined to waste) :: slösaktig
wasteland {n} (region with no remaining resources; desert) :: öken, ökenmark
wasteland {n} (barren and uninteresting place) :: ödemark {c}
waste of time {n} (meaningless or fruitless activity) :: slöseri med tid {n}
wastepaper basket {n} (small open container for discarded paper) :: papperskorg {c}, rundarkiv {n}
waste sorting {n} (seperation of waste) :: sopsortering, källsortering
waste time {v} (allow time to elapse in an unproductive manner) :: spilla tid, ödsla tid, förspilla tid
wastewater {n} (water containing waste products) :: avloppsvatten {n}, spillvatten {n}
watch {n} (portable or wearable timepiece) :: klocka {c}, ur {n}
watch {n} (particular time period) :: vakt {c}, vaktpass {n}
watch {n} (person or group of people who guard) :: vakt {c}, vaktpatrull {c}
watch {n} (group of sailors and officers) :: vakt {c}
watch {n} (period of time on duty) :: vakt {c}
watch {v} (to look at for a period of time) :: se på
watch {v} (to observe) :: observera, betrakta, iaktta
watch {v} (to be wary) :: ta sig i akt, vara försiktig
watch cap {n} (knitted cap) SEE: beanie ::
watchdog {n} (person) :: tillsynsorgan {n} [organization], tillsyningsman {c} [person], tillsynsman {c} [person], vakthund {c}, väktare {c}, kontrollorgan {n} [organization], övervakningsorgan {n} [organization]
watchdog {n} (dog) SEE: guard dog ::
watcher {n} (guard) SEE: guard ::
watchlist {n} (list for special attention) :: bevakningslista {n}
watchmaker {n} (person who repairs watches) :: urmakare {c}
watch out {v} (to use caution) :: se upp
watch pocket {n} (pocket for carrying pocket watch) :: västficka {c}, klockficka {c}
watchtower {n} (observation tower) :: vakttorn {n}
watchword {n} (a prearranged reply to the challenge of a sentry or a guard) :: lösenord {n}, lösen {c}
watchword {n} (word used as expressive of a principle) :: lösen {c}, motto {n}, slagord {n}, valspråk {n}, slogan {c}
watchword {n} (rallying cry) :: stridsrop {n}, slagord {n}, slogan {c}
water {n} (mineral water) SEE: mineral water ::
water {n} (clear liquid H₂O) :: vatten {n}; vätur [obsolete]
water {n} (one of the basic elements) :: vatten {n}
water {n} (body of water, or specific part of it) :: vatten {n-p}, vatten {n}
water {v} (to pour water into the soil surrounding (plants)) :: vattna, ge vatten, vattna
water {v} (to provide (animals) with water) :: vattna
water {v} (colloquial: to urinate) :: kasta vatten
water {v} (dilute) :: späda ut
water balloon {n} (small rubber or latex balloon, filled with water and used as an informal weapon) :: vattenballong {c}
waterbird {n} (waterfowl) :: sjöfågel {c}
waterboarding {n} (torture technique) :: skendränkning {c}
water bottle {n} (A bottle used for carrying water) :: vattenflaska
water carrier {n} (Aquarius) SEE: Aquarius ::
water chestnut {n} (Eleocharis dulcis) :: vattenkastanj {c}
water clock {n} (device for measuring time) :: vattenur
water closet {n} (room with a toilet) SEE: toilet ::
water closet {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet ::
watercolor {n} (a painting technique) SEE: watercolour ::
watercolor {n} (an artwork) SEE: watercolour ::
watercolor {n} (any paint used in this method) SEE: watercolour ::
watercolor {adj} (pertaining to the methods or products of watercolor) SEE: watercolour ::
watercolorist {n} (a painter who paints watercolors) SEE: watercolourist ::
watercolour {n} (painting) :: akvarell
watercolourist {n} (artist who paints watercolours) :: akvarellmålare, akvarellist
watercress {n} (Nasturtium officinale) :: källfräne, källkrasse {c}, vattenkrasse {c}
water cycle {n} (the natural cycle of water through evaporation, condensation and precipitation) :: vattnets kretslopp {n}
water diviner {n} (water diviner) SEE: dowser ::
water dog {n} (water dog) :: vattenhund
water down {v} (to dilute) :: späda ut
water down {v} (to make weaker) :: urvattna
water down {v} (to simplify) :: urvattna
watered-down {adj} :: urvattnad
waterfall {n} (flow of water over the edge of a cliff) :: vattenfall {n}
waterfall {n} (waterfall-like outpouring) :: vattenfall {n}, fors {c}
water fight {n} (activity where the participants get each other wet) :: vattenkrig {n}
waterfowl {n} (birds that spend most of their non-flying time on water) :: sjöfågel {c}
water hemlock {n} (plant in the genus Cicuta) SEE: cowbane ::
waterhole {n} (depression in which water collects) :: vattenhål {n}
watering can {n} (utensil for watering plants) :: vattenkanna {c}
watering pot {n} (watering can) SEE: watering can ::
water level {n} (level of a body of water) :: vattenstånd {n}
water level {n} (level of water table below ground) :: grundvattennivå {c}
water level {n} (waterline of a ship) :: djupgående {n}
water lily {n} (Any members of Nymphaeaceae) :: näckros {c}
waterlogged {adj} :: vattensjuk [of soil], vattendränkt, vattenfylld
watermark {n} (translucent design impressed on paper) :: vattenstämpel {c}, vattenmärke {n}
watermelon {n} (plant) :: vattenmelon {c}
watermelon {n} (fruit) :: vattenmelon {c}
watermill {n} (mill powered by water) :: vattenkvarn {c}, (Scanian dialect) vattenmölla {c}
water of crystallization {n} (water present in crystals) :: kristallvatten {n}
water pipe {n} (water conduit) :: vattenledning {c}, vattenledningsrör {n}
water pipe {n} (tobacco smoking device) :: vattenpipa
water pipe {n} (narcotics smoking device) :: vattenpipa {c}
water pollution {n} (water pollution) :: vattenförorening {c}
water pox {n} (A common childhood disease caused by virus) :: vattkoppor
waterproof {adj} (made or covered with material that doesn't let water in) :: vattentät
waterproof {adj} :: vattentät
water rail {n} (Rallus aquaticus) :: vattenrall {c}
watershed {n} (boundary between adjacent catchment basins) :: vattendelare {}
watershed {n} (critical point marking a change in course or development) :: vattendelare {c}, vägskäl {n}, skiljeväg {c}
watershed {n} (drainage basin) SEE: drainage basin ::
water shrew {n} (Eurasian water shrew) :: vattennäbbmus
water ski {n} (ski used for water skiing) :: vattenskida {c}
water ski {v} (ride on water skis) :: åka vattenskidor
water skiing {n} (water sport) :: vattenskidåkning {c}
waterskin {n} (container) :: vattenlägel {c}; vattenskinn {n} [role games terminology]
water slide {n} (a recreational slide with water flowing down it) :: vattenrutschbana {c}
water-soluble {adj} (dissolving easily in water) :: vattenlöslig
watersport {n} (sexual practice) :: pisslekar {c-p}
water strider {n} (any of a number of predatory insects in the family Gerridae) :: skräddare {c}, vattenlöpare {c}, vattenmätare {c}
water tap {n} (a spout connected to a socket to provide water from the main water supply) :: vattenkran
watertight {adj} (tightly made) :: vattentät
water tower {n} (tank of water) :: vattentorn {n}
watery {adj} (wet, soggy or soaked with water) :: våt, vattnig, blöt, sur
watery {adj} (tearful) SEE: tearful ::
waterzooi {n} (Flemish stew) :: gryta {c}
watt {n} (derived unit of power) :: watt {c}
waulk {v} (full) SEE: full ::
wave {v} (to move back and forth repeatedly) :: vanka, vanka av och an
wave {v} (to wave one’s hand) :: vinka
wave {n} (moving disturbance, undulation) :: våg {m}, bölja {f}
waveform {n} (mathematics) :: vågform {c}
waveform {n} (physics) :: vågform {c}
wavefunction {n} (notion in quantum mechanics) :: vågfunktion {c}
wavelength {n} (the length of a single cycle of a wave) :: våglängd {c}
wave number {n} (number of waves per unit length; the reciprocal of wavelength) :: vågtal {n}
wave-particle duality {n} (concept applying to matter and radiation) :: våg-partikeldualitet
waver {v} (to shake or tremble) :: skälva
wax {n} (oily, water-resistant substance) :: vax {n}
wax {v} (literary: grow) :: växa {n}
wax {n} (beeswax) SEE: beeswax ::
wax {n} (earwax) SEE: earwax ::
wax paper {n} (semi-translucent, moisture-proof paper made with a waxy coating) :: smörgåspapper {n}, smörpapper {n}
waxwing {n} (songbird of genus Bombycilla) :: sidensvans
way {adv} (very) SEE: very ::
way {adv} (far) SEE: far ::
way {n} (road, direction, path) :: väg {c}
way {n} (method or manner) :: sätt {n}, vis {c}
way {adv} (much) SEE: much ::
waybill {n} (document that lists the final destination (and other details) of each part of a cargo) :: fraktsedel {c}
wayfarer {n} (traveller) :: vägfarande
way in {n} (entrance) :: ingång {c}
Way of the Cross {n} (series of images) :: korsväg {c}
way out {n} (exit) :: utväg {c}
way too {adv} (all too, much too, to a degree that is very excessive) :: alltför
wayward {adj} (given to wilful, perverse deviation from the expected norm; tending to stray) :: egensinnig
wayward {adj} (obstinate, contrary and unpredictable) :: opålitlig
W-boson {n} (fundamental particle) :: W-boson {c}
WC {initialism} (abbreviation for water closet) :: wc
we {pron} (the speakers, or the speaker(s) and other person(s) not being addressed (exclusive we: he or she or they and I)) :: vi
weak {adj} (lacking in force or ability) :: svag
weak {adj} (dilute, lacking in taste or potency) :: svag
weak {adj} (grammar: regular in inflection) :: svag
weak {adj} (physics: one of the four fundamental forces associated with nuclear decay) :: svag
weak {adj} :: svag
weaken {v} (to make weaker) :: försvaga
weaken {v} (to become weaker) :: försvagas, mattas
weakling {n} (person of weak or even sickly physical constitution) :: ynkling
weakling {n} (person of weak character) :: ynkling
weakness {n} (condition of being weak) :: svaghet {c}
weakness {n} (special fondness) :: svaghet {c}
weal {n} (community welfare) :: väl {n}, välstånd {n}
wealth {n} (riches; valuable material possessions) :: rikedom {c}, förmögenhet {c}, välstånd {c}
wealth {n} (great amount; an abundance or plenty, usually of money) :: rikedom {c}, förmögenhet {c}, välstånd {c}
wealth {n} (power, of the kind associated with a great deal of money) :: makt {c}, mäktighet {c}, välgång {c}
wealthy {adj} (rich) :: rik
wean {v} (to cease giving milk) :: avvänja
wean {v} :: avvänja
weapon {n} (instrument of attack or defense in combat) :: vapen {n}
weapon of mass destruction {acronym} (weapon causing large-scale death or destruction) :: massförstörelsevapen {n}
weaponsmith {n} (a person skilled at making edged weapons) :: vapensmed {c}
wear {v} (to have on (clothes)) :: bära, ha på sig
wear {v} (to diminish due to use) :: slitas
wear {v} (to exhaust physically) :: trötta ut
wear {v} (to bring to other tack) :: vända undan vinden
wear {n} (clothing) :: klädsel {c}
wear {n} (damage) :: slitage {n}, nötning {c}
weary {adj} (tired, fatigued) :: trött
weary {adj} (expressive of fatigue) :: trött
weary {v} (to make weary) :: trötta, trötta ut
weary {v} (to become weary) :: tröttna
weasel {n} (least weasel, Mustela nivalis) :: vessla
weasel {n} :: vessla
weather {adj} (state of the atmosphere) :: väder {n}
weather {adj} (unpleasant or destructive atmospheric conditions) :: väder {n}, väder och vind, vädrets makter {n-p}
weather {adj} (nautical: windward side of a ship) :: lovart
weather {v} (to expose to weather) :: pröva
weather {v} (to endure an event) :: uthärda, utstå, genomlida, övervara
weather {adj} (situation) SEE: situation ::
weather balloon {n} (meteorological balloon) :: väderballong
weather forecast {n} (prediction of future weather) :: väderprognos
weather forecaster {n} (person who forecasts the weather) :: meteorolog {c}
weathering {n} (breaking down of rocks) :: vittring {c}
weatherman {n} (weather forecaster) :: meteorolog {c}
weather map {n} (map showing the analysis of meteorological quantities) :: väderkarta {c}
weatherperson {n} (weatherman) SEE: weatherman ::
weatherstrip {n} (material used to prevent cold air from entering) :: fönsterremsa {c} [for windows]
weather vane {n} (a device showing the direction of the wind) :: vindflöjel {c}
weave {v} (to form something by passing strands of material over and under one another) :: väva
weave {v} (to spin a cocoon or a web) :: spinna
weave {n} (a type or way of weaving) :: väv {c}
weaver {n} (one who weaves) :: vävare {c}, väverska {c}
weaver {n} (bird in the family Ploceidae) :: vävare {c}, vävarfågel {c}
web {n} (the World Wide Web (also spelled Web)) :: webb {n}, webb {c}
web {n} (spiderweb) SEE: spiderweb ::
web address {n} (URL) :: webbadress {c}
web application {n} (computer application) :: webbapplikation {c}
web browser {n} (a computer program used to navigate the World Wide Web) :: webbläsare
webcam {n} (video camera viewed over a network) :: webbkamera {c}
web colors {n} (complete palette of colors that are displayed on the web and on the computer) :: HTML-färger
web conference {n} (meeting, presentation or communication conducted via the World Wide Web) :: webbkonferens
web design {n} (creation of web pages) :: webbdesign {c}
weber {n} (derived unit of magnetic flux) :: weber {c}
webinar {n} (interactive seminar conducted via the World Wide Web) :: webbinar
weblog {n} (blog) SEE: blog ::
web page {n} (a single page in a website) :: webbsida
web server {n} (software) :: webbserver {c}
web server {n} (computer) :: webbserver {c}
website {n} (a collection of pages on the World Wide Web) :: webbplats, sajt, webbsajt, hemsida
wedding {n} (marriage ceremony) :: bröllop {n}, vigsel {c}
wedding cake {n} (cake used as part of a wedding ceremony) :: bröllopstårta {c}
wedding dress {n} (the clothing worn by a bride during a wedding ceremony) :: brudklänning {f}
wedding gown {n} (wedding dress) SEE: wedding dress ::
wedding ring {n} (a ring symbolizing marriage) :: vigselring {c}
wedge {n} (simple machine) :: kil {c}
wedge {n} (piece of food etc.) :: bit {c}
wedge {n} (flank of cavalry) :: kil {c}
wedge {n} (type of golf club) :: wedge {c}
wedge {n} (group of birds flying in V formation) :: plog {c}
wedge {n} (one of a pair of wedge-heeled shoes) :: kilklackssko {c}
wedge {v} (to support or secure using a wedge) :: kila
wedge {v} (to force into a narrow gap) :: kila in, kila fast
wedge {n} (typography: háček) SEE: háček ::
wedge-tailed eagle {n} (eaglehawk) SEE: eaglehawk ::
wedgie {n} (prank in which a person's underpants are pulled up sharply) :: kalsongryck {n}
Wednesday {n} (day of the week) :: onsdag {c}
wee {adj} (small, little) :: liten
wee {n} (urine) :: kiss, pink, piss, urin
wee {v} (to urinate) :: pinka, pissa, kissa
weed {n} (cigar) SEE: cigar ::
weed {n} (the weed) SEE: tobacco ::
weed {n} (unwanted plant) :: ogräs
weed {n} (slang: marijuana) :: gräs {n}
weed eater {n} (string trimmer) SEE: string trimmer ::
weed out {v} (to remove unwanted elements) :: rensa bort, gallra bort
week {n} (period of seven days) :: vecka {c}
weekday {n} (weekday) :: vardag {c}
weekend {n} (break in the working week) :: helg {c}, veckoslut {n}
weekly {adv} (once every week) :: en gång per vecka, en gång i veckan
weekly {adv} (every week) :: varje vecka
weekly {adj} (of or relating to a week) :: compounds with vecka {c}
weekly {adj} (happening once a week or every week) :: compounds with vecka {c}
weekly {n} (publication that is published once a week) :: veckotidning {c}
weep {v} (to cry, shed tears) :: gråta, grina
wee small hours {n} (very early morning) :: småtimmar {p}
wee-wee {n} (childish: male or female genitalia) :: snopp {c}, pillesnopp {c} [male], snippa {c} [female]
weigh {v} (to determine the weight of an object) :: väga
weigh {v} (to weigh out) :: väga (upp)
weigh {v} (to determine the intrinsic value or merit of an object) :: väga
weigh {v} (to have a certain weight) :: väga
weighing {adj} (weighing) :: vägning
weighing machine {n} (a mechanical device for determing the weight of an object or person) :: våg {c}
weight {n} (physics: mass) SEE: mass ::
weight {n} (force due to gravity) :: tyngd {c}, vikt {c}
weight {n} (object to make something heavier) :: vikt {c}, tyngd {c}
weight {n} (standardized measuring weight) :: vikt {c}
weight {n} (weight for training muscles) :: vikt {c}, tyngd {c}
weight {n} (statistics: multiplier) :: vikt {c}
weight {n} (typography: boldness of a font) :: vikt {c}
weight {v} (add weight) :: göra tyngre
weight {v} (oppress) :: tynga
weight {v} (in mathematics) :: vikta
weight {v} (to bias, to slant) :: vinkla
weightlessness {n} (having zero weight) :: tyngdlöshet {c}
weightlifter {n} (person who competes for maximum weight lifted) :: tyngdlyftare {c}
weightlifting {n} (sport in which competitors lift heavy weights) :: tyngdlyftning {c}
weight loss {n} (reduction of body mass) :: viktminskning {c}
Weimar Republic {prop} (Germany between 1919 and 1933) :: Weimarrepubliken
weir {n} (adjustable dam) :: regleringsdamm
welcome {adj} (whose arrival is a cause of joy) :: välkommen
welcome {interj} (greeting given upon someone's arrival) :: välkommen, välkomna {p}, välkommen
welcome {n} (act of greeting someone's arrival) :: välkomst {c}
welcome {v} (affirm or greet the arrival of someone) :: välkomna
welcome {v} (to accept willingly) :: välkomna
welcoming {adj} (hospitable) :: välkomnande
weld {v} (to join materials (especially metals) by applying heat) :: svetsa
welder {n} (one who welds) :: svetsare {c}
welder {n} (item of equipment) :: svetsmaskin {c}
welding {n} (action or process of welding) :: svetsning {c}
welfare state {n} (social system in which the state takes overall responsibility for the welfare of its citizens) :: välfärdsstat {c}
welfare state {n} (country in which such a system operates) :: välfärdsstat {c}
welfare trap {n} (situation) :: arbetslöshetsfälla {c}
welkin {n} (sky) SEE: sky ::
well {adv} (accurately; competently) :: väl, bra
well {adv} (completely; fully) :: väl-, genom-
well {adv} (to a significant degree) :: väl
well {adj} (in good health) :: frisk
well {interj} (used to introduce a statement that may be contrary to expectations) :: tja, , nåja
well {interj} (to acknowledge a statement or situation) :: nämen, tja
well {interj} (exclamation of surprise) :: har man sett, nämen
well {interj} (used in conversation to fill space) :: tja, öh, eh
well {n} (hole sunk into the ground) :: brunn {c}
well {n} (spring) :: källa
well {v} (to issue forth) :: välla
well-behaved {adj} (having good manners and acting properly) :: väluppfostrad
well-being {n} (state of health, happiness and/or prosperity) :: välbefinnande {n}, välmående {n}
well-deserved {adj} (richly deserved) :: välförtjänt
well-dressed {adj} (that dresses well) :: välklädd
well-endowed {adj} (having a large penis) :: välhängd, välutrustad
well-established {adj} (well-known) SEE: well-known ::
well-founded {adj} (based on reasoning, evidence and good judgement) :: välgrundad
Wellington boot {n} (Wellington boot) SEE: Wellington boots ::
Wellington boots {n} (waterproof rubber boot) :: gummistövel {c}
well-known {adj} (familiar, widely known) :: välbekant
well-meaning {adj} (with good intentions) :: välmenande, välment
well-ordering {n} (a type of total order) :: välordning {c}
well-read {adj} (well informed and knowledgeable because of having read extensively) :: beläst
well-timed {adj} (Happening at an opportune or advantageous time) :: läglig, vältajmad, i rättan tid
well-to-do {adj} (rich) :: välbärgad, välbeställd, förmögen, välsituerad
Welsh {adj} (of or pertaining to Wales) :: walesisk, kymrisk
Welsh {adj} (of or pertaining to the Welsh language) :: walesisk, kymrisk
Welsh {prop} (language) :: kymriska, walesiska, välska
welshite {n} (mineral) :: welshit
Welshman {n} (native or inhabitant of Wales) :: kymrer {c}, walesare {c}
Welsh onion {n} (Allium fistulosum) :: piplök {c}
Welshwoman {n} (woman who is a native or inhabitant of Wales) :: kymriska {f}, walesiska {f}
welt {n} (strip of leather on a shoe) :: rand {c}
weltanschauung {n} (worldview) SEE: worldview ::
welter-weight {n} (boxer) :: welterviktare {c}
wench {n} (a young woman) :: jänta {f}, piga {c}
wench {n} (a promiscuous woman) :: slyna {c}, slampa {c}
Wend {n} (Slav) SEE: Slav ::
Wendish {adj} (Sorbian) SEE: Sorbian ::
Wendish {prop} (Sorbian) SEE: Sorbian ::
Wendy house {n} (toy house for children to play in) :: lekstuga {c}
werewolf {n} (wolflike human) :: varulv {c}
wergeld {n} (reparative payment) :: mansbot {c}
west {n} (compass point) :: väst, väster
west {adj} (towards the west) :: västerut
west {adj} (western) :: västlig
west {adj} (occidental) :: västerländsk
West {prop} (Western world) :: Väst
West Africa {prop} (An area of west Africa, spanning 16 African countries) :: Västafrika {n}
West Bank {prop} (territory) :: Västbanken
westerly {adj} (to/from the west) :: västlig
western {adj} (pertaining to the west) :: västlig
Western {adj} (of, situated in, or related to the West) SEE: western ::
Western {n} (work of a genre dealing with Old West) SEE: western ::
Western Africa {prop} (West Africa) SEE: West Africa ::
western barn owl {n} (Tyto alba) :: tornuggla {c}
western capercaillie {n} (Tetrao urogallus) :: tjäder {c}
westerner {n} (inhabitant of Europe and North America) :: västerlänning {c}
Western Europe {prop} (Western Europe) :: Västeuropa {c}
western osprey {n} (Pandion haliaetus) SEE: osprey ::
Western Sahara {prop} (a territory in northern Africa) :: Västsahara
Western Wall {prop} (ancient wall in Jerusalem, remnant of the Jewish Second Temple) :: Västra muren {c}, Klagomuren {c}
West Frisian {prop} (language spoken in Friesland) :: västfrisiska {c}
West Frisian {prop} :: frisiska {c}
West Germany {prop} (former European country) :: Västtyskland {n}
West Indian {adj} (of or from the West Indies) :: västindisk
West Indies {prop} (islands of the Caribbean sea) :: Västindien
Westman Islands {prop} (archipelago off the south coast of Iceland) :: Västmannaöarna {c-p}
Westminster Abbey {prop} (large Gothic church) :: Westminster Abbey {c}
Westminster Cathedral {prop} (chuerch) :: Westminster Cathedral
wet {adj} (of an object: covered with or impregnated with liquid) :: våt, blöt
wet {adj} (made of liquid or moisture) :: våt, vätande
wet {v} (cover or impregnate with liquid) :: fukta, blöta, väta
wet {v} (become wet) :: vätas
wether {n} (castrated buck goat) :: hammel, kastrerad bagge
wet job {n} :: våtjobb {n}
wetland {n} (land that is covered mostly with water, with occasional marshy and soggy areas) :: våtmark {c}
wet nurse {n} (woman hired to suckle another woman's child) :: amma {c}
wet oneself {v} (lose control of one's bladder) :: kissa på sig
wet one's pants {v} (wet oneself) SEE: wet oneself ::
wet season {n} (rainy season) SEE: rainy season ::
wetsuit {n} (close fitting, insulating garment) :: våtdräkt {c}
wet t-shirt competition {n} (event) SEE: wet t-shirt contest ::
wet t-shirt contest {n} (contest in which women wear wet t-shirts) :: wet T-shirttävling {c}
whack {v} (to hit, slap or strike) :: slå
whale {n} (large sea mammal) :: val {c}
whale shark {n} (Rhincodon typus) :: valhaj {c}
whaling {n} (practice of hunting whales) :: valfångst
wharf {n} (man-made landing place) :: kaj {c}
what {pron} (What? (interrogative pronoun)) :: vad
what {pron} (relative pronoun: that which; those that; the thing that) :: vad
what {pron} (nonstandard relative pronoun) :: som
what {adv} (in some manner) :: vad
what {adv} (such) :: vad, (uncountable), sådan (countable)
what {interj} (expression of surprise) :: va!
what {determiner} (which) :: vilken (which of, which kind of), vad för (which kind of)
what {determiner} (how much! (in an exclamation)) :: vilken, sådan
what about {adv} (used to make a suggestion) :: vad sägs om att
what about {adv} (used to ask someone to consider something or someone that they have apparently not considered) :: och...då
what a lovely day {phrase} (what a lovely day) :: vilken härlig dag
what a pity {phrase} (used to express regret) :: vad synd
what are you doing {phrase} (what are you doing) :: vad gör du?, va göru? [text messeging], vad göru? [text messeging], vad håller du på med?
what can I say {phrase} (indicating that there is nothing to be said which would improve matters) :: vad kan jag säga?
what day is it today {phrase} (what day is it today? (current day of the week or of the month)) :: vilken dag är det idag?, vad är det för någon dag idag?
what does XX mean {phrase} (what does XX mean?) :: vad betyder XX?
whatever {determiner} (no matter which; for any) :: vad som helst
whatever {determiner} (anything) :: vad som helst
whatever {pron} (anything) :: vad som helst
whatever {interj} (indicating the speaker does not care what someone says) :: jaja
what for {adv} (For what reason; why) :: varför, av vilken anledning
what goes around comes around {proverb} (the status returns to its original value) :: som man bäddar får man ligga
what goes around comes around {proverb} (actions have consequences) :: som man bäddar får man ligga, som man sår får man skörda, svinhugg går igen
what if {adv} (used to introduce suggestion) :: tänk om
what if {adv} (used to introduce speculation about future) :: tänk om
what if {adv} (used to introduce speculation about past) :: tänk om
what is that {phrase} (what is that?) :: vad är det?
what is the Wi-Fi password {phrase} (what is the Wi-Fi password?) :: vad är Wi-Fi-lösenordet?, vad är lösenordet till Wi-Fi?
what is your name {phrase} (what is your name?) :: vad heter du? [informal], vad är ditt namn? [formal], vad är Ert namn? [very formal]
what languages do you speak {phrase} (what languages do you speak?) :: vilka språk talar du?
what's eating you {interj} (what is bothering you?) :: vad gnager dig?
what's good {phrase} (what's up) SEE: what's up ::
whatsoever {adj} (in any way) :: alls
what's on your mind {phrase} (what is bothering you?) :: vad har du på hjärtat?, vad tänker du på?
what's up {phrase} (informal, How are you?) :: läget?
what's your job {phrase} (what's your job?) :: vad är ditt jobb?
what's your phone number {phrase} (what's your phone number?) :: vad har du för telefonnummer?
what the fuck {phrase} (An intensive form of what) :: vad fan, vad ända in i helvete(t), vad i helvete
what the fuck {interj} (expressing astonishment) :: vad fan, vad i helvete, vad ända in i helvete
what the fuck {interj} (expressing nonchalance) :: vad fan
what the hell {phrase} (an intensive form of what) :: vad i helvete?, vad tusan?
what the hell {phrase} (why not?) :: vad fan
what time is it {phrase} (what is the time of day?) :: vad är klockan?, hur mycket är klockan?, vad är hon?, hur mycket är hon?
wheal {n} (small raised swelling on the skin) SEE: weal ::
wheat {n} (grain) :: vete {n}
wheater {n} (bird) :: steinskvätta {c}
wheat flour {n} (flour from wheat) :: vetemjöl {n}
wheat starch {n} (starch obtained from wheat) :: vetestärkelse
wheel {n} (a circular device facilitating movement or transportation) :: hjul
wheel {n} (steering device in a vessel) :: ratt {c}
wheel {v} (To roll along as on wheels) :: rulla
wheel {n} (steering wheel and its implied control of a vehicle) SEE: steering wheel ::
wheelbarrow {n} (a small cart) :: skottkärra {c}, rullebör {c} [Southern Swedish]
wheelchair {n} (chair) :: rullstol {c}
wheelhouse {n} (compartment for navigating) :: kommandobrygga {c}, styrhytt {c}
wheelhouse {n} (cover for paddlewheels) :: hjulhus
wheel of Fortune {prop} (Tarot card) :: lyckans hjul {n}, lyckohjul {n}
whelk {n} (edible sea snail of the family Buccinidae) :: vanlig valthornssnäcka {c}
when {adv} (direct question) :: när
when {conj} (at what time) :: när
when {conj} (at such time as) :: när,
when {conj} (as soon as) :: när,
when {conj} (at a time in the past) :: när
when {pron} (what time; which time) :: när
whence {adv} (from where; from which place or source) :: varifrån, var i från, vadan
whence {conj} (conjunction) :: därav
whence {conj} :: varav, var av; varifrån, var i från, vadan
whenever {conj} (when) SEE: when ::
whenever {conj} (at any time that) :: närsom, när som helst, närhelst
whenever {conj} (every time that) :: närhelst, varje gång, jämt när
when Hell freezes over {adv} (never) :: när helvetet fryser till is
when in Rome {proverb} (adjust to local customs) SEE: when in Rome, do as the Romans do ::
when in Rome, do as the Romans do {proverb} (behave as those around do) :: ta seden dit man kommer [literally: “take to the custom from where you're at”]
when pigs fly {adv} (never, expressed by an idiom) :: när grisar flyger
when push comes to shove {phrase} (when the pressure is on) :: när det kommer till kritan
when the cat's away {proverb} (People take advantage of the absence of authority) :: när katten är borta, dansar råttorna på bordet
when the cat's away the mice will play {proverb} (in the absence of a controlling entity, subordinates will take advantage of circumstances) :: när katten är borta, dansar råttorna på bordet
where {conj} (at or in which place) :: där, var
where {conj} (to which place or situation) :: vart, dit
where {conj} (wherever) :: vartän
where {conj} (legal: in the situation in which) :: var
where {adv} (at or in what place) :: var
where {adv} (to what place) :: vart
where {adv} (from what place) :: varifrån
where {pron} (the place in which) :: där
whereabouts {n} (location) :: vistelseort
whereafter {adv} (translation) :: varefter
where are we {phrase} (where are we) :: var är vi?
where are we going {phrase} (where are we going?) :: var går vi?
where are you {phrase} (where are you?) :: var är du?, var äru [text messaging]
where are you from {phrase} (in which country or region were you born or raised) :: var kommer du ifrån?, varifrån är du?, varifrån kommer du?
where are your parents {phrase} (where are your parents?) :: var är dina föräldrar?
whereas {conj} (but in contrast; whilst on the contrary…) :: samtidigt som, medan
whereat {conj} (translation) :: varpå
whereby {adv} (by which) :: varmed
where can I find a hotel {phrase} (where can I find a hotel) :: var kan jag hitte ett hotell
where does this bus go {phrase} (where does this bus go) :: vart kör denna buss?
where does this train go {phrase} (where does this train go) :: vart går detta tåg?
where do you live {phrase} (where do you live?) :: var bor du?
wherefore {conj} (because of which) :: varför
wherefrom {adv} (from which) :: varifrån
whereinto {adv} (translation) :: vartill
where is the toilet {phrase} (where is the toilet?) :: var är toaletten?, var finns toaletten?
whereof {conj} (of what; of which; of whom) :: varav
whereon {adv} (translation) :: varpå
whereover {conj} (Over what) :: varutöver
whereto {adv} (to what place; whither) :: vart
whereunder {adv} (translation) :: engligt vilket
whereupon {conj} (after which) :: varefter, varpå
wherewith {adv} (with which) :: varmed
wherewithal {n} (the ability and means to accomplish some task) :: varmed
where you at {phrase} (where are you) SEE: where are you ::
whet {v} (hone or rub on with some substance for the purpose of sharpening) :: slipa, skärpa, fila
whether {conj} (introducing indirect questions) :: om, ifall, huruvida
whether {conj} (if, whether or not) :: om
whetstone {n} (stone used to hone tools) :: brynsten {c}, bryne {n}, hen {c} [archaic, dialectal], slipsten
whey {n} (liquid remaining after milk has been curdled) :: vassle {c}, vassla {c}
which {determiner} ((interrogative) what, of those mentioned or implied) :: vilken {c}, vilket {n}, vilka {p}
which {determiner} ((relative) the one(s) that) :: som, vilken {c}, vilket {n}, vilka {p}
which {pron} ((interrogative) what one or ones) :: vilken {c}, vilket {n}, vilka {p}
which {pron} ((relative) who, whom, what) :: som, vilken {c}, vilket {n}, vilka {p}
whichever {determiner} (any number of a group) :: vilken {c}, vilket {n}
whichever {pron} (any number of a group) :: vilken {c}, vilket {n}
while {n} (uncertain duration of time, a period of time) :: stund {c}, tag {n}
while {conj} (during the same time that) :: medan
while {conj} (although) :: fastän
while {conj} (until) SEE: until ::
while away {v} (spend time idly) :: fördriva
whilst {conj} (while, at the same time) :: medan
whim {n} (fanciful impulse) :: nyck {c}, infall {n}
whimbrel {n} (a large wading bird, Numenius phaeopus) :: småspov
whimsical {adj} (Given to whimsy; capricious; odd; peculiar; playful; light-hearted or amusing) :: besynnerlig, egendomlig, konstig, märklig, underlig
whimsicality {n} (caprice) SEE: caprice ::
whimsically {adv} (in a whimsical manner) :: besynnerlig
whinge {n} (to complain or protest) :: klaga, gnälla
whip {n} (rod or rope) :: piska {c}
whip {n} (party policy enforcer) :: inpiskare {c}
whip {v} (to hit with a whip) :: piska
whip {v} (by extension, to hit with any flexible object) :: piska
whip {v} (to mix food in a rapid aerating fashion) :: vispa
whip {n} (whipped cream) SEE: whipped cream ::
whiplash {n} (lash of a whip) :: pisksnärt {c}
whiplash {n} (whiplash injury) :: whiplashskada {c}
whipped cream {n} (thick cream that has had air incorporated into it by rapid beating) :: vispgrädde {c}
whipper snipper {n} (string trimmer) SEE: string trimmer ::
whipping boy {n} (someone punished for the errors of others) :: strykpojke {c}, strykgosse {c}
whipping cream {n} (cream suitable for whipping) :: vispgrädde {c}
whippoorwill {n} (bird) :: skriknattskärra
whirl {v} (To rotate, revolve, spin rapidly) :: virvla, snurra
whirlpool {n} (swirling body of water) :: strömvirvel {c}
whirlwind {n} (a violent windstorm of limited extent characterised by an inward spiral motion of the air) :: virvelvind {c}
whisk {n} (quick, light sweeping motion) :: svep {n}, viftning {c}
whisk {n} (kitchen utensil) :: visp {c}
whisk {n} (bunch of twigs or hair etc, used as a brush) :: borste {c}
whisker {n} (long projecting hair at the sides of the mouth of a cat) :: morrhår
whisker {n} ((colloquial) very small distance between two things) :: hårsmån
whiskey {n} (alcoholic drink) :: whisky {c}, visky {c}
whiskey dick {n} (slang term for narcotic-induced penile flaccidity) :: vinballe {c} [slang]
whisky {n} (whiskey) SEE: whiskey ::
whisper {n} (act of speaking in a quiet voice) :: viskning {c}
whisper {v} (to talk in a quiet voice) :: viska
whistle {n} (device used to make a whistling sound) :: vissla {c}, pipa {c}, visselpipa {c}
whistle {n} (act of whistling) :: vissling {c}
whistle {n} (sound made by whistling) :: vissling {c}
whistle {n} (sound similar to the sound made by whistling) :: vissling {c}
whistle {v} (to produce a whistling sound) :: vissla
whistle {v} (to move in such a way as to make a whistling sound) :: vissla
whistle {n} (slang: a suit) SEE: suit ::
whistle-blower {n} (one who reports a problem or violation to the authorities) :: visselblåsare {c}
whistling duck {n} (bird of the genus Dendrocygna) :: visseland {c}
white {adj} (bright and colourless) :: vit
white {adj} (of or relating to Caucasians) :: vit {c}, ljushyad, ljushyllt
white {n} (color/colour) :: vitt {n}
white {n} (Caucasian person) :: vit {c}
white {n} (albumen) :: vita {c}
white {n} (white wine) SEE: white wine ::
white bear {n} (polar bear) SEE: polar bear ::
white-billed diver {n} (Gavia adamsii) :: vitnäbbad islom {c}
white blood cell {n} (cytology: a type of blood cell that is involved with an immune response) :: vit blodkropp {c}, leukocyt
whiteboard {n} (large vertical writing area) :: vit tavla {c}, skrivtavla {c}, whiteboard {c}
white bream {n} (European fish) :: björkna {c}
white cabbage {n} (Brassica oleracea var. capitata f. alba) :: vitkål {c}
white chocolate {n} (sweet) :: vit choklad {c}
white clover {n} (Trifolium repens) :: vitklöver {c}
white coffee {n} (coffee with milk added) :: kaffe med mjölk {c}
white currant {n} (shrub) :: vita vinbär {n}
white currant {n} (berry) :: vita vinbär {n}
white dwarf {n} (white dwarf star) :: vit dvärg
whitefish {n} (whiting) SEE: whiting ::
whitefish {n} (beluga) SEE: beluga ::
white fox {n} (arctic fox) SEE: arctic fox ::
white-fronted goose {n} (Anser albifrons) :: bläsgås
white gold {n} (A precious metal alloy consisting of gold and a platinum group metal) :: vitguld {n}
white-haired {adj} (having white hair) :: vithårig
white hole {n} (singularity) :: vitt hål {n}
White House {prop} (the official residence of the President of the United States of America) :: Vita huset {n}
White Hun {n} (Hephthalite) SEE: Hephthalite ::
white lie {n} (deliberate untrue statement which is intended to produce a favorable result) :: vit lögn {c}
white lightning {n} (illegally distilled whiskey) SEE: moonshine ::
white magic {n} (magic derived from benign forces) :: vit magi {c}
white man's burden {n} (supposed responsibility of whites) :: den vite mannens börda
whiten {v} (to make white or whiter; to bleach or blanch) :: göra vit, göra vitare, bleka
whiten {v} (to become white or whiter; to bleach or blanch) :: vitna
whiteout {n} (correction fluid) SEE: correction fluid ::
white owl {n} (Tyto alba) SEE: western barn owl ::
white paper {n} (marketing document) :: vitbok
white rhinoceros {n} (Ceratotherium simum) :: trubbnoshörning {c}
white roe {n} (milt) SEE: milt ::
White Russian {n} (Belarusian person) SEE: Belarusian ::
White Russian {prop} (Belarusian language) SEE: Belarusian ::
white sauce {n} (mayonnaise) SEE: mayonnaise ::
White Sea {prop} (a sea to the northwest of Russia) :: Vita havet {n}
white stork {n} (large wading bird, Ciconia ciconia) :: vit stork {c}
white-tailed deer {n} (type of deer) :: vitsvanshjort {c}
white-tailed eagle {n} (Haliaeetus albicilla) :: havsörn {c}
white tie {n} (men's most formal eveningwear) :: frack {c}
white truffle {n} (species of truffle) :: vit tryffel, albatryffel
white wagtail {n} (bird in the wagtail family) :: sädesärla {c}
whitewall {n} (whitewall tire) :: (vit) däcksida {c}
whitewash {v} (paint) :: vitmena
whitewash {v} (cover errors) :: vitmena
white water {n} (turbulent or frothy water) :: forsar {p}, skum {n}
white water {n} (turbulent conditions) :: turbulens {c}
whitewater rafting {n} (traveling by raft) :: forsränning {c}
white whale {n} (a cetacean, Delphinapterus leucas) SEE: beluga ::
white willow {n} (Salix alba) :: vitpil {c}
white wine {n} (light coloured wine) :: vitt vin {n}, vitvin
whither {adv} (to which place) :: vart, varthän
whiting {n} (fish, Merlangius merlangus) :: vitling
Whitsunday {n} (the Sunday of the feast of Pentecost) :: pingstdagen {c}
whittle {v} (cut or shape wood with a knife) :: karva, tälja
who {pron} (who? (interrogative pronoun)) :: vem (singular), vilka (plural)
who {pron} (who (relative pronoun)) :: som
whoa {interj} (stop, said to a horse) :: ptrr
whoa {interj} (slow down) :: sakta i backarna
whoa {interj} (expression of surprise) :: oj då
who are you {phrase} (who are you?) :: vem är du?
who are you and what have you done with someone {phrase} (Expression to drastic change of a person) :: vem är du och vad har du gjort med någon
who cares {phrase} (reply to an unimportant statement) SEE: so what ::
whodunit {n} (a crime novel or drama) :: deckare
who knows {phrase} (rhetorical question: one doesn't know) :: vem vet?
who knows {phrase} :: vem vet?
whole {adj} (entire) :: hel
whole {adv} (colloquial: in entirety) :: helt
whole {n} (something complete) :: helhet {c}
wholegrain {n} (cereal grain that contains germ, endosperm, and bran) :: fullkorn
wholemeal {adj} (containing or made from the whole grain) :: fullkorns-
wholemeal bread {n} (bread) :: fullkornsbröd {n}
whole milk {n} (milk from which nothing has been removed) :: standardmjölk {c}
whole note {n} (semibreve) SEE: semibreve ::
whole number {n} (integer) SEE: integer ::
whole number {n} (natural number) SEE: natural number ::
wholesale {n} (sale of products, often in large quantities, to retailers or other merchants) :: partihandel {c}, grossistverksamhet {c}, grosshandel {c}
wholesaler {n} (person or company that sells goods wholesale to retailers) :: grossist {c}
whole shebang {n} (the entire thing) :: allt, rubbet
wholly {adv} (to the fullest extent) SEE: completely ::
whom {pron} (what person; object of a verb (accusative)) :: vem {s}, vilka {p}
whom {pron} (what person or people, object of a preposition (dative)) :: vem {s}, vilka {p}
whom {pron} (relative pronoun) :: som, vilken {c}, vilket {n}, vilka {p}
whoopee cushion {n} (inflatable bag used as practical joke) :: pruttkudde {c}
whooper {n} (whooping crane) SEE: whooping crane ::
whooper {n} (whooper swan) SEE: whooper swan ::
whooper swan {n} (the species of swan Cygnus cygnus) :: sångsvan {c}
whoopie cushion {n} :: pruttkudde {c}
whooping cough {n} (a contagious disease) :: kikhosta {c}
whooping crane {n} (Grus americana) :: prärietrana, trumpetartrana
whore {n} (prostitute) :: hora
whore {n} (sexually promiscuous person) :: slampa {c}
whore {v} (to prostitute oneself) :: att hora
whore {v} (to pimp) SEE: pimp ::
whoremaster {n} (pimp) SEE: pimp ::
whoremonger {n} (frequent customer of whores) :: sexköpare {c}, torsk {c}
whoremonger {n} (pimp) :: hallick {c}, sutenör {c}, kopplare {c}
who's asking {phrase} (To identify an asking stranger) :: vem frågar
whose {determiner} (of whom (interrogative)) :: vems
whose {determiner} (of whom (relative)) :: vars
whose {determiner} (of which (relative)) :: vars
why {adv} (for what reason) :: varför
why {n} (the reason) :: därför
why not {adv} (why is that not true) :: varför inte
why not {adv} (to state one has no objection) :: varför inte
why not {adv} (to introduce a proposal) :: varför inte
Wicca {prop} (neo-pagan religion) :: wicca
Wiccan {adj} (of or pertaining to Wicca) :: wiccansk
Wiccan {n} (follower of Wicca) :: wiccan {c}
wick {n} (the porous cord that draws up liquid fuel for burning) :: veke {c}
wicked {adj} (evil or mischevous) :: elak, syndig
wicked {adj} (slang: awesome) :: grym, fet
wicked {adv} (slang: very) :: grymt, fett
wide {adj} (having a large physical extent from side to side) :: vid, bred
wide-angle {adj} (having angle of view greater than 70°) :: vidvinkel
wide-angle lens {n} (short focal length lens) :: vidvinkellins {c}
widely {adv} (commonly, generally) :: allmänt
widely {adv} (separated by a large distance) :: vitt
widen {v} (to become wider) :: vidga
widen {v} (to make wider) :: vidga
widen {v} (to broaden or extend) :: vidga, utvidga, utöka
wide open {adj} (open completely) :: vidöppen
widespread {adj} (affecting a large area) :: utbredd, omfattande
widow {n} (woman whose spouse has died) :: änka {c}
widow {n} (woman whose husband is often away) :: gräsänka {c}
widower {n} (a man whose spouse has died and who has not remarried) :: änkeman, änkling {c}
widowhood {n} (The period of being a widow) :: änkestånd {n}
widow's mite {n} (numismatics: lepton) SEE: lepton ::
width {n} (measurement of something from side to side) :: bredd {c}
wield {v} (to handle with skill and ease) :: svinga, hantera
wiener {n} (childish word for the penis) :: snopp {c}, pillesnopp
wife {n} (married woman) :: hustru, maka, fru
wifebeater {n} (singlet) SEE: singlet ::
wife carrying {n} (Scandinavian sport) :: kärringkånk, kärringbärning {c}
Wi-Fi {n} (computing: wireless data communication standard) :: Wi-Fi {n}
wig {n} (head of artificial hair) :: peruk {c}
wiggle {v} (to move with irregular motions) :: vicka
wigmaker {n} (person who makes wigs) :: perukmakare {c}, perukmakerska {c} [female]
wigwam {n} (a Native American dwelling) :: wigwam {c}
wiki {n} (collaborative website) :: wiki
wikify {v} (to adapt (text) to a wiki, see also: wiki; -ify) :: wikifiera
Wikipedia {prop} (online encyclopedia) :: Wikipedia {c}
Wikipedian {n} (a person who uses, edits, or contributes to Wikipedia) :: wikipedian {c}
Wikipedian {adj} (of or relating to Wikipedia) :: wikipedia-
Wiktionarian {n} (A person who contributes to Wiktionary) :: wiktionarian
Wiktionary {prop} (the collaborative project; a particular version of this project written in a certain language) :: Wiktionary {c}
wilco {interj} (indication of agreement and compliance) :: ska ske
wild {adj} (not domesticated or tamed) :: vild
wild boar {n} (Sus scrofa) :: vildsvin {c}
wild cat {n} (Felis silvestris) SEE: wildcat ::
wild cat {n} (Lynx rufus) SEE: bobcat ::
wildcat {n} (Felis silvestris) :: vildkatt {c}
wildcat {n} :: vildkatt {c}
wildcat {n} (Felix rufus) SEE: bobcat ::
wildebeest {n} (gnu) SEE: gnu ::
wilderness {n} (uncultivated tract of land) :: vildmark {c}, ödemark {c}, obygd {c}
wildfire {n} (rapidly spreading fire) :: löpeld
wildfire {n} (Greek fire) SEE: Greek fire ::
wild goose {n} (species of wildlife goose) :: vildgås {c}
Wild Hunt {n} (folk myth) :: Odens jakt
wildlife {n} (animals and plants in their natural environment) :: vilt {n}, natur {c}, fauna {c}, flora {c}
wildlife reserve {n} (nature reserve) SEE: nature reserve ::
wildlife sanctuary {n} (nature reserve) SEE: nature reserve ::
wild rice {n} (any species of Zizania) :: vildris {n}
wild strawberry {n} (Fragaria vesca) :: smultron {n}
Wilhelmina {prop} (female form of William) :: Vilhelmina
will {v} (indicating future action) :: komma till att, komma att, skola, vilja, tänka; I will go to the storeJag ska gå till affären or Jag kommer att gå till affären
will {n} (act of choosing to do something; conscious intent or volition) :: vilja {c}, önskan {c}
will {n} (legal document) :: testamente {n}
will {v} (To bequeath) :: testamentera
will {v} (to wish strongly) :: vilja
William {prop} (male given name) :: Vilhelm
Williams {prop} (surname meaning "son of William") :: Vilhelmson, Vilhelmsson
willing {adj} (ready to do something that is not a matter of course) :: villig
willingly {adv} (of one’s own free will) :: gärna
will o' the wisp {n} (strange light) :: irrbloss {n}
will o' the wisp {n} (delusionary goal) :: bländverk {n}
willow {n} (tree) :: pil {c}, vide
willow grouse {n} (Lagopus lagopus) :: dalripa {c}
willow ptarmigan {n} (Lagopus lagopus) SEE: willow grouse ::
willow tit {n} (bird) :: talltita {c}
willpower {n} (strength of will) :: viljestyrka
willy {n} (The penis) :: snopp {c}
will you marry me {phrase} (marriage proposal) :: vill du gifta dig med mig?
wilt {v} (to droop) :: vissna
wily {adj} (sly, cunning) :: lömsk, slug, illistig
wimp {n} (someone who lacks confidence) :: fjant {c}, mes {c}
win {v} (transitive: achieve victory in) :: vinna, segra
win {v} (obtain (someone) by wooing) :: vinna
win {v} (intransitive: achieve by winning) :: vinna, segra
win {n} (gain, profit) :: vinning {c}, vinst {c}
win {n} (individual victory) :: seger {c}, vinst {c}
win {n} (feat, achievement) :: triumf, fullträff {c}, femetta {c}
winch {n} (machine) :: vinsch
winch {v} (use a winch) :: vinscha
wind {n} (movement of air) :: vind {c}, blåst
wind {n} (flatus) :: fis {c}
wind {v} (blow air through (a wind instrument)) :: blåsa
wind {v} (to turn coils of something around) :: vinda, rulla upp
wind {v} (to tighten a clockwork mechanism) :: vrida upp, skruva upp
wind {v} (to travel in a way that is not straight) :: slingra
wind {v} (to introduce by insinuation) SEE: insinuate ::
wind chimes {n} (chime made from suspended wooden, metal, etc. tubes, bells and rods that tinkle when moved by the wind) :: vindspel {n}
windfall {n} (fruit fallen off a tree naturally) :: fallfrukt
wind farm {n} (collection of wind turbines) :: vindkraftspark {c}
windflower {n} (Anemone nemorosa) SEE: wood anemone ::
Windhoek {prop} (capital of Namibia) :: Windhoek {n}
windhover {n} (common kestrel) SEE: common kestrel ::
wind instrument {n} (type of musical instrument) :: blåsinstrument
windmill {n} (machinery) :: väderkvarn; vindmölla, mölla (southern Sweden)
window {n} (opening for light and air) :: fönster {n}, ruta, vindöga, glugg
window {n} (period of time) :: fönster {n}
window {n} (area on a computer screen) :: fönster {n}
window {n} (shop window) SEE: shop window ::
window box {n} (flower box) :: blomlåda
window cleaner {n} (person) :: fönsterputsare {c}
window frame {n} (framework around a window) :: fönsterkarm
window manager {n} (software) :: fönsterhanterare {c}
windowpane {n} (piece of glass filling a window) :: ruta {c}, fönsterruta
windpipe {n} (anus) SEE: anus ::
windpipe {n} (trachea) :: luftstrupe
wind power {n} (power harnessed from the wind) :: vindkraft {c}
windproof {adj} (providing protection from the wind) :: vindtät
windrow {n} (row of cut grain or hay) :: hösträng {c}
windscreen {n} (windshield) SEE: windshield ::
windscreen wiper {n} (a device to clear a windscreen) SEE: windshield wiper ::
windshield {n} (screen located in front of a vehicle to protect from wind and weather) :: vindruta {c}
windshield wiper {n} (device to clear a windshield) :: vindrutetorkare {c}
windsurfing {n} (a marine sport) :: vindsurfning {c}, brädsegling {c}
wind tunnel {n} (test facility) :: vindtunnel {c}
wind turbine {n} (device) :: vindkraftverk, vindturbin
windy {n} (fart) SEE: fart ::
windy {adj} (orally verbose) SEE: long-winded ::
windy {adj} (accompanied by wind) :: blåsig
windy {adj} (unsheltered and open to the wind) :: blåsig
windy {adj} (empty and lacking substance) :: tom, ihålig
wine {n} (alcoholic beverage made from grapes) :: vin {n}
wine {n} (alcoholic beverage made from other fruit or vegetables) :: vin {n}
wine {n} (wine colour) :: vinröd
wine {v} (drink wine) :: dricka vin
wine cellar {n} (underground place for storing wine) :: vinkällare
wine cellar {n} :: vinkällare {c}
wine glass {n} (glass vessel for drinking wine from) :: vinglas
wineskin {n} (bag for holding wine) :: lägel {c}
wing {n} (part of an animal) :: vinge {c}
wing {n} (part of an aircraft) :: vinge {c}
wing {n} (extension to a main body) :: flygel {c}
wing {n} (fraction of a political movement) :: flygel {c}, kant {c}, flank {c}
wing {n} (panel of a car which encloses the wheel area) :: stänkskärm {c}
wing {v} (to fly) SEE: fly ::
wing {v} (to throw) SEE: throw ::
wing chair {n} (chair) :: öronlappsfåtölj
winged {adj} (having wings) :: bevingad
winger {n} (offensive player) :: ytter {c}
wing nut {n} (nut with wing-like projections) :: vingmutter {c}
wingnut {n} (nut with winglike projections) SEE: wing nut ::
winner {n} (one who has won or often wins) :: vinnare {c}
winner {n} (point, goal (etc.) which wins a contest) :: segermål {n}
winnow {v} (figuratively: to separate, sift, analyze, test) :: sålla
win out {v} (be victorious) :: segra
win over {v} (to persuade) SEE: persuade ::
winter {n} (fourth season, marked by short days and lowest temperatures) :: vinter {c}
wintergreen {n} (evergreen) SEE: evergreen ::
winter solstice {n} (the moment when the hemisphere is most inclined away from the sun) :: vintersolstånd {n}
winter sport {n} (sport played on ice or snow) :: vintersport {c}
winter storm {n} (A winter storm) :: vinterstorm {c}
winter swimmer {n} (one who participates in winter swimming) :: vinterbadare {c}
winter vomiting disease {n} (the gastroenteritic illness caused by noroviruses) :: vinterkräksjuka {c}
Winter War {prop} (war) :: vinterkriget {n}
wintry {adj} (suggestive or characteristic of winter; cold, stormy) :: vintrig
wipe {v} (remove surface substance) :: torka, torka av
wipe {v} (erase a computer disk) :: radera
wipe out {v} (to destroy or obliterate) :: utplåna, utrota
wipe out {v} (to erase) :: radera, sudda bort, sudda ut, sudda
wipe out {v} (to crash or fall) :: välta, vurpa
wire {n} (thin thread of metal) :: tråd {c}
wire {n} (metal conductor that carries electricity) :: ledning {c}
wire {n} (sports: finish line of a racetrack) :: målsnöre {n}
wire {v} (to fasten with wire) :: fästa med ståltråd
wire {n} (informal: telegraph) SEE: telegraph ::
wire {n} (informal: message transmitted by telegraph) SEE: telegram ::
wire cutters {n} (hand tool) :: sidavbitare {c}, avbitartång
wireless {adj} (not having any wires) :: trådlös
wisdom {n} (element of personal character) :: visdom {c}
wisdom {n} :: visdom {c}
wisdom tooth {n} (rearmost molar in humans) :: visdomstand {c}
wise {adj} (showing good judgement) :: vis ', klok
wisent {n} (The European bison, Bison bonasus) :: visent, europeisk bison
wish {n} (desire) :: önskan {c}
wish {v} (to hope for an outcome) :: önska
wish {v} (to bestow a thought) :: tillönska
wishable {adj} (desirable) SEE: desirable ::
wishful thinking {n} (illusion that what one would like is true) :: önsketänkande {n}
wishing well {n} (well where wishes were thought to be granted) :: önskebrunn {c}
wish list {n} (list of desired things) :: önskelista {c}
wishlist {n} (a list of desired things) :: önskelista {c}
wishy-washy {adj} (wavering or lacking in commitment, certainty, or support) :: vacklande
wisteria {n} (a genus of about ten species of woody climbing vines) :: blåregn {n}
wistful {adj} (full of longing) :: längtansfull, vemodig
wistful {adj} (sad and thoughtful) :: vemodig {n}, melankolisk {c}
wit {n} (intelligence) SEE: intelligence ::
witch {n} (person who uses magic) :: häxa {c}, trollpacka {c} [woman], trollkvinna {c} [woman], trollkarl {c} [man]
witch {n} (Wiccan) SEE: Wiccan ::
witch {n} (Glyptocephalus cynoglossus) SEE: Torbay sole ::
witchcraft {n} (the practice of witches) :: häxkonst {c}, häxeri {n}, trolldom {c}
witch doctor {n} (someone believed to heal through magic) :: häxdoktor {c}
witching hour {n} (hour after midnight, when witches were thought to be active) :: spöktimmen (def. singular)
witch's milk {n} (milk secreted from the breasts of newborn babies) :: häxmjölk {c}
with {prep} (against) :: med, mot
with {prep} (in the company of) :: med
with {prep} (in addition to) :: med
with {prep} (in support of) :: med
with {prep} (by means of) :: med
with a grain of salt {adv} (with common sense and skepticism) :: med en nypa salt
with all due respect {prep} (phrase used before disagreeing with someone) :: med all respekt
with bated breath {prep} (holding one's breath) :: med återhållen andedräkt
with bated breath {prep} (eagerly) :: med andan i halsgropen
withdrawal {n} (receiving from someone's care what one has earlier entrusted to them) :: uttag {c} [money from a bank]
withdrawal {n} (type of metabolic shock) :: abstinens {c}
withdrawal symptom {n} (symptom associated with the discontinuance of a drug) :: abstinens, abstinensbesvär
withers {n} (part of the back of a draft animal) :: manke {c}
withholding tax {n} (A withholding, a tax withheld from employees' salary and paid to the government) :: källskatt {c}, preliminärskatt {c}
within {prep} (spatial enclosure) :: inuti, inom
within {prep} (before the specified duration ends) :: inom
within living memory {prep} (in living memory) SEE: in living memory ::
with one's hand in the cookie jar {prep} (observed or apprehended while committing a theft) :: tagen med fingrarna i syltburken
with one voice {prep} (in unison) :: i en röst, i en ton
without {prep} (not having) :: utan
without a doubt {prep} (probably) SEE: probably ::
with pleasure {prep} (willingly, without argument) :: gärna, med nöje, med glädje
withspeak {v} (speak against) SEE: oppose ::
withspeak {v} (contradict) SEE: contradict ::
withy {n} (osier) SEE: osier ::
withy {n} (long, flexible twig of the osier) SEE: osier ::
witness {n} (attestation of a fact or event) :: vittnesmål {n}
witness {n} (one who has a personal knowledge of something) :: vittne {n}
witness {n} (someone called to give evidence in a court) :: vittne {n}
witness {v} ((transitive) to furnish proof of) :: vittna om
witness {v} ((transitive) to take as evidence) :: bevittna
witness {v} ((transitive) to see or gain knowledge of through experience) :: bevittna
witticism {n} (witty remark) :: kvickhet {c}
wizard {n} (person skilled with magic) :: trollkarl {c}
wizard {n} (computing: program or script used to simplify complex operations) :: guide {c}, assistent {c}
woad {n} (Isatis tinctoria) :: vejde {c}
wobble {n} (unsteady motion) :: vingla
wobbler {n} (tantrum) SEE: tantrum ::
woe {n} (grief; sorrow; misery; heavy calamity) :: sorg, ve
woebegone {adj} (in a deplorable state) :: bedrövad
wog {n} (an offensive term for a dark-skinned person) :: blatte {c}, babbe {c}
wog {n} (person of Italian descent) SEE: wop ::
woggle {n} (Boy Scout’s neckerchief clasp or slide) :: sölja {c}
wok {n} (large round pan) :: wokpanna {c}
wok {v} (to use a wok) :: woka
wolf {n} (animal) :: varg {c}, ulv {c}
wolfberry {n} (plant) :: bocktörne {c}
wolfberry {n} (fruit) :: gojibär {n}
wolf cub {n} (young wolf) :: vargunge {c}
wolf down {v} (consume quickly) :: glufsa i sig
wolffish {n} (fish) :: havskattfisk {c}
Wolfgang {prop} (male given name) :: Wolfgang
wolf in sheep's clothing {n} (a disguised danger) :: ulv i fårakläder
wolfkin {n} (young or small wolf) SEE: wolf cub ::
wolfling {n} (wolf cub) SEE: wolf cub ::
wolfram {n} (tungsten) SEE: tungsten ::
wolfram {n} (wolframite) SEE: wolframite ::
wolframite {n} (wolframite) :: volframit {c}
wolfsbane {n} (herbs of the genus Aconitum) :: stormhatt {c}
wolf whelp {n} (young, esp. infant, wolf) SEE: wolf cub ::
wolverine {n} (Gulo gulo) :: järv {c}
woman {n} (adult female person) :: kvinna {c}
woman {n} (wife) SEE: wife ::
womanhater {n} (hater of women) SEE: misogynist ::
womanhood {n} (state of being a woman) :: kvinnlighet {c}
womanhood {n} (qualities considered typical for a woman) :: kvinnlighet {c}
womanizer {n} (habitual seducer of women) :: kvinnotjusare
womankind {n} (woman, taken collectively) :: kvinnosläkt {n}
womanly {adj} (having the characteristics of a woman) :: kvinnlig
womb {n} (uterus) :: livmoder {c}
womb {n} (belly) SEE: belly ::
Women {prop} (4th sura of the Qur'an) :: Kvinnor {c-p}
wonder {n} (something that causes amazement or awe, a marvel) :: under {n}, mirakel {n}
wonder {v} (to be affected with surprise) :: förundras
wonder {v} (to ponder about something) :: undra, fråga sig
wonderful {adj} (excellent, extremely impressive) :: underbar
wonderfully {adv} (in a wonderful manner) :: underbart, ljuvligt
wonderment {n} (state of wonder) :: förundran
wont {n} (habitual way of doing things) :: vana {c}
wont {adj} (accustomed or apt) :: van
wont {v} (To make (someone) used to; to accustom) :: vänja
wont {v} (To be accustomed) :: [reflexive] vänja
woo {v} (to endeavor to gain someone's affection) :: uppvakta, kurtisera, svärma
wood {n} (substance) :: trä
wood {n} (wood from a particular species) :: träslag {n}
wood {n} (woodland) :: skog {c}
wood {n} (firewood) :: ved {c}
wood anemone {n} (Anemone nemorosa) :: vitsippa {c}
woodcarver {n} (a person who is skilled at woodcarving) :: träsnidare {c}
woodchip {n} (chip of wood) :: träflisa
woodchuck {n} (rodent of the family Sciuridae) :: skogsmurmeldjur {n}
woodcock {n} (wading bird in the genus Scolopax) :: morkulla
wood cudweed {n} (Gnaphalium sylvaticum) :: skogsnoppa
woodcut {n} (printmaking) :: träsnitt {n}
woodcutter {n} (lumberjack) SEE: lumberjack ::
wooden {adj} (made of wood) :: trä-
wooden spoon {n} (spoon made from wood) :: träsked {c}
wooden spoon {n} (prize for coming last in a competition) :: jumbopris {n}
wood grouse {n} (Tetrao urogallus) SEE: western capercaillie ::
wood lemming {n} (wood lemming) :: skogslämmel {c}
woodlouse {n} (any species of suborder Oniscidea) :: gråsugga
wood mouse {n} (European rodent) :: mindre skogsmus {c}
woodpecker {n} (bird in Picinae) :: hackspett
wood pigeon {n} (Columba palumbus) :: ringduva
wood pulp {n} (pulp from trees used to make paper) :: pappersmassa {c}
woodruff {n} (herb) :: myskmadra {c}
woods {n} (forest) SEE: forest ::
wood sorrel {n} :: harsyra {c}
wood strawberry {n} (Fragaria vesca) SEE: wild strawberry ::
woodwind instrument {n} (musical instrument) :: träblåsinstrument
woodwork {n} (working with wood) :: träslöjd {c}, slöjd {c}
woodwork {n} (goalpost or crossbar) :: målram {c}
woody {n} (erection) SEE: erection ::
woody {adj} (covered in woods) :: skogsbeklädd
woody {adj} (non-herbaceous) :: vedartad
woof {n} (set of yarns placed crosswise in a loom) :: väft
woof {n} (sound of a dog) :: vov, voff
wooing {n} (courting) SEE: courtship ::
wool {n} (hair of sheep, etc.) :: ull {c}
wool {n} (cloth or yarn) :: ylle {n}
woolly bear {n} (hairy caterpillar) :: björnspinnarlarv
woolly hat {n} (beanie) SEE: beanie ::
wop {n} (person of Italian descent) :: spagge {c}, spaghettigubbe {c}
word {n} (unit of language) :: ord {n}
word {n} (computing: fixed-size group of bits handled as a unit) :: ord {n}
word {n} (promise) :: ord {n}
word {v} (say or write using particular words) :: formulera
word {n} (proverb) SEE: proverb ::
word {n} (watchword) SEE: watchword ::
wordbook {n} (lexicon) SEE: lexicon ::
word for word {adv} (in exactly the same words) :: ord för ord
word-hoard {n} (vocabulary) SEE: vocabulary ::
wording {n} (choice of words) :: formulering
word of mouth {n} (verbal means of passing of information) :: mun till mun {c}
word order {n} (order of syntactic constituents) :: ordföljd
word processor {n} (a computer software) :: ordbehandlare {c}
wordster {n} (one who uses words instead of actions) SEE: hypocrite ::
word-stock {n} (vocabulary) SEE: vocabulary ::
work {n} (labour, employment, occupation, job) :: arbete {n}, jobb {n}
work {n} (place where one is employed) :: arbete {n}, jobb {n}
work {n} (effort expended on a particular task) :: arbete {n}
work {n} (result of a particular manner of production) :: arbete {n}
work {n} (literary, artistic, or intellectual production) :: verk {n}
work {n} (measure of energy expended in moving an object) :: arbete {n}
work {v} (to do a specific task) :: jobba, arbeta [as part of an employment]
work {v} (effect by gradual degrees (transitive)) :: arbeta
work {v} (shape, form, or improve a material) :: bearbeta
work {v} (cause to happen) :: åstadkomma
work {v} (cause to work) :: driva
work {v} (function correctly) :: fungera, [of machinery, or abstractly]
work {v} (influence) :: bearbeta
work {v} (behave in a certain way when handled.) :: fungera
workaholic {n} (person) :: arbetsnarkoman {c}
workaholic {adj} (in the nature or manner of a workaholic) :: arbetsnarkoman
workbench {n} (sturdy table) :: arbetsbänk {c}, bänk {c}, hyvelbänk {c}, snickarbänk {c}, slöjdbänk {c}
workbook {n} (book used by a student) :: arbetsbok {c}, övningsbok {c}, övningshäfte {n}
worker {n} (person who performs labor) :: arbetare
workers of the world, unite {phrase} (workers of the world, unite) :: proletärer i alla länder, förena er, proletärer i alla länder, förena eder!
work function {n} (The minimum energy needed to remove an electron from the surface of a material) :: utträdesarbete {n}
working class {n} (social class doing physical work) :: arbetarklass {c}
working life {n} (period spent in employment) :: arbetsliv {n}
working week {n} (range of days of the week) SEE: workweek ::
work-intensive {adj} (labor-intensive) SEE: labor-intensive ::
work life {n} (part of life spent at work) :: arbetsliv {n}
workmate {n} (coworker) SEE: coworker ::
work out {v} (to calculate) :: räkna ut, beräkna
work out {v} (to make sense of) :: räkna ut, få rätsida
work out {v} (to conclude with the correct solution) :: gå ut, gå ihop, stämma
work out {v} (to succeed) :: fungera
work out {v} (to habitually exercise rigorously) :: träna
workout {n} (an exercise session; a period of physical exercise) :: träningspass {n}
workout {n} (activity that requires much physical or mental effort, or produces strain) :: träning {c}
work permit {n} (authorization to work in a foreign country) :: arbetstillstånd {n}
workplace {n} (place where someone works) :: arbetsplats {c}
workroom {n} (A room where work is done) :: arbetsrum {n}
workshop {n} (small manufacturing room) :: verkstad {c}
workshop {n} (intensive course of education) :: workshop {c}
workshy {adj} (disinclined to work) :: arbetsskygg
worksome {adj} (industrious) SEE: industrious ::
worksome {adj} (laborious) SEE: laborious ::
workstead {n} (laboratory) SEE: laboratory ::
work up {v} (To develop) SEE: develop ::
workweek {n} (range of days of the week) :: arbetsvecka {c}
world {n} (human collective existence) :: värld {c}
world {n} (the Earth) :: värld {c}
world {n} (inhabited planet) :: värld {c}
world {n} (individual or group perspective or social setting) :: värld {c}
world champion {n} (winner of world cup or world championship) :: världsmästare
world-class {adj} (of a standard that ranks among the best in the world) :: i världsklass
world cup {n} (event; competition) :: världsmästerskap {n}, VM {n}
World Exposition {n} (a regular international exposition) :: världsutställning {c}
world-famous {adj} (renowned in many parts of the world) :: världsberömd
worldly {adj} (concerned with the human, earthly or physical rather than spiritual) :: världslig
worldly {adj} (concerned with the secular rather than sacred) :: världslig
world record {n} (the world's best score or time) :: världsrekord {n}
world's oldest profession {n} (euphemism for prostitution) :: världens äldsta yrke {n}
World Trade Organization {prop} (World Trade Organization) :: Världshandelsorganisationen {c}
worldview {n} (personal view of the world) :: världsåskådning {c}
world war {n} (a war involving the major nations of the world) :: världskrig {n}
World War I {prop} (war) :: första världskriget {n}
World War II {prop} (war from 1939 to 1945) :: Andra världskriget {n}
World War One {prop} (World War I) SEE: World War I ::
World War Two {prop} (World War II) SEE: World War II ::
worm {n} (animal) :: mask {c}
worm {n} (contemptible being) :: stackare {c}, kräk {n}
worm-eaten {adj} (eaten by worms, especially having a worm inside) :: maskäten
wormhole {n} (a shortcut between distant parts of space) :: maskhål {n}
wormwood {n} (Artemisia absinthium) :: malört {c}, äkta malört {c}
worn {adj} (damaged and shabby from too much use) :: sliten
worn out {adj} (damaged and useless due to hard or continued use) :: utsliten, uttjänad
worn out {adj} (exhausted from exertion) :: utmattad
worn-out {adj} (worn-out) SEE: worn out ::
worried {adj} (thinking about unpleasant things that have happened or that might happen) :: bekymrad, oroad
worry {v} (be troubled) :: oroa sig
worry {v} (disturb the peace of mind of) :: oroa
worry {v} (harass, irritate) :: hetsa, ansätta, trakassera
worry {v} (seize or shake by the throat) :: sätta tänderna i
worry {n} (strong feeling of anxiety) :: oro {c}, bekymmer {n}, ängslan {c}
worry {v} (strangle) SEE: strangle ::
worse {adj} (comparative form of bad) :: värre
worsen {v} (transitive: make worse) :: förvärra
worsen {v} (intransitive: get worse) :: förvärras
worsening {n} (worse situation) :: försämring {c}
worship {n} (devotion accorded to a deity or to a sacred object) :: dyrkan
worship {n} (the religious ceremonies that express this devotion) :: tillbedjan {c}
worship {n} (the ardent love of a person) :: dyrkan {c}
worship {v} (to honor and adore, especially as a deity) :: dyrka, tillbe
worst {adj} (Most inferior) :: värst
worst comes to worst {adv} (if a bad situation develops) :: i värsta fall
worsted {n} (yarn made from wool) :: kamgarn {n}, redgarn {n}
wort {n} (liquid extract) :: vört
worth {n} (value) :: värde {n}
worthless {adj} (not having worth and use, without value, inconsequential) :: värdelös
would {v} (indicating an action or state that is conditional on another) :: skulle; We would be warmer if you hadn't opened the window! - Vi skulle vara varmare om du inte hade öppnat fönstret!
would {v} (indicating a possible (but not definite) future action or state) :: skulle; We sat on the bench, wondering if the bus would be late this time. - Vi satt på bänken och undrade om bussen skulle bli sen den här gången.
would {v} (indicating an action in the past that was planned or intended) :: skulle; The waiter said he would be right back. - Kyparen sa att han strax skulle komma tillbaka.
would {v} (indicating an action in the past that happened repeatedly or commonly) :: bruka; In the winters, we would sit by the hole on the frozen lake and fish for hours. - På vintrarna brukade vi sitta vid vaken i den frusna sjön och fiska i flera timmar.
wouldn't hurt a fly {v} (is of very gentle nature (idiom)) :: inte göra en fluga illa, inte göra en fluga förnär
wound {n} (injury) :: skada {c}, sår {n}
wound {n} (something that offends a person’s feelings) :: sår {n}
wound {v} (hurt or injure) :: skada, såra
wound {v} (hurt (someone's feelings)) :: såra
woundwort {n} (any of several plants formerly used for wounds) :: syska {c}
wow {interj} (excitement) :: oj
wrack {v} (rack) SEE: rack ::
wraith {n} (A ghost or specter, especially seen just after a person's death) :: vålnad {c}
wrangle {v} (to bicker) :: gräla, käbbla, munhuggas
wrangle {n} (angry dispute) :: gräl, käbbel, munhuggande
wrap {v} (to enclose completely in fabric, paper, etc) :: slå in, paketera, emballera, linda in, klä in
wrap {n} (garment) :: skynke {n}, sjal {c}
wrap {n} (food) :: wrap {c}, crêpe {c}
wrap around one's little finger {v} (to successfully control or influence) :: linda runt sitt finger, linda kring sitt finger
wrapper {n} (something that is wrapped around something else as a cover or protection) :: omslag
wrapper {n} (a negligée or loose dressing gown) :: linne
wrapping {v} (The material in which something is wrapped) :: emballage
wrapping {n} (material) SEE: packaging ::
wrapping paper {n} (paper used for wrapping parcels or presents) :: omslagspapper [not necessarily decorative], presentpapper [decorative]
wrap up {v} (To fold and secure something to be the cover or protection) :: packa in, slå in
wrap up {v} (To finish off a task completely) :: avsluta, avrunda
wrap up {v} (To wear abundant clothing as protection from the weather) :: bylta (på sig)
wrap up {v} (To summarize or recapitulate) :: sammanfatta, avsluta, avrunda
wrasse {n} (Fish) :: läppfisk {c}
wrath {n} (great anger) :: vrede {c}
wreak {v} (to cause or inflict causing injury) :: vålla
wreak havoc {v} (To cause damage, disruption, or destruction) :: härja
wreath {n} (ornamental circular band) :: krans {c}
wreath {n} (heraldry: support of a crest) :: hjälmbindel {c}, bindel {c}
wreck {n} (ruined object or person) :: vrak {n}
wreck {n} (collision) :: sammanstötning {c}
wreck {v} (to cause severe damage) :: fördärva
wrecker {n} (tow truck) SEE: tow truck ::
wren {n} (bird of family Troglodytidae) :: gärdsmyg {c}
wrench {n} (screw) SEE: screw ::
wrench {n} (hand tool) :: bändning, förvridning, ryck, skiftnyckel, vridning
wrestling {n} (sport) :: brottning {c}
wretch {n} (exile) SEE: exile ::
wretch {n} (unhappy, unfortunate, or miserable person) :: stackare {n}
wriggle {v} (to twist one's body and move the limbs) :: slingra, vifta, vicka
wring {v} (to squeeze or twist tightly so that liquid is forced out) :: vrida ur
wring {v} (to obtain by force) :: tvinga
wrinkle {n} (furrow in a smooth surface) :: skrynkla {c}
wrinkle {n} (line or crease in the skin) :: rynka {c}
wrinkle {v} (to make wrinkles in; to cause to have wrinkles) :: skrynkla
wrinkly {adj} (having wrinkles) :: skrynklig
wrist {n} (wrist) :: handled {c}
wristwatch {n} (watch worn on the wrist) :: armbandsur {n}
writ {n} (a written order) :: skrivelse {c}
write {v} (to form letters, etc.) :: skriva
write {v} (to send a letter to) :: skriva (till)
write {v} (to be the author of) :: skriva
write {v} (to be an author) :: skriva, författa [works of fiction]
write {v} (record (data)) :: skriva
write down {v} (to set something down in writing) :: anteckna, skriva ned, skriva ner
write off {v} (to reduce an asset's book value to zero) :: avskriva, skriva av
write off {v} (to record an expenditure as an expense) :: avskriva, skriva av
write off {v} (to record a notional expense) :: avskriva, skriva av
writer {n} (person who writes; an author) :: skribent {c} [of shorter articles, speeches, etc.], författare {c} [of books], skriftställare {c} [of several genres, may also publish and translate]
writer's block {n} (the temporary inability to write) :: skrivkramp {c}
writer's cramp {n} (cramp in the writing hand) :: skrivkramp {c}
writing {n} (written letters or symbols) :: skrivkonst {c}, skrift {c}
Wroclaw {prop} (a city in southwestern Poland) :: Wrocław, Breslau [historical, signifying "Breslau"]
wrong {adj} (incorrect) :: fel, felaktig, inkorrekt
wrong {adj} (immoral) :: fel
wrong {adj} (improper) :: fel
wrong {adj} (not working) :: fel
wrong {adv} :: fel
wrong {n} (something immoral) :: fel {n}
wrong {n} (opposite of right) :: fel {n}
wroth {adj} (full of anger) :: vred
wrought iron {n} (form of iron that is not cast) :: smidesjärn {n}
WRT {prep} (abbreviated forms of prepositions denoting with respect to) :: m.a.p.
wry {adj} (contorted) :: förvriden, skev
wry {adj} (dryly humorous) :: spydig, syrlig, ironisk, torr
wry {v} (to divert) :: avleda
wry {v} (to twist) :: förvrida
WSC {prop} (Mandarin) SEE: Mandarin ::
wuderove {n} (herb) SEE: sweet woodruff ::
wunderkind {n} (child prodigy) SEE: child prodigy ::
wushu {n} (martial art) :: wushu
wuss {n} (weak, ineffectual person) :: mes {c}
wussy {n} (wuss) SEE: wuss ::
WW1 {prop} (World War I) SEE: World War I ::
WW2 {prop} (WWII) SEE: WWII ::
WWII {prop} (Abbreviation for WWII) :: 2VK
Wymysorys {prop} (A West Germanic language spoken in the Polish town of Wilamowice.) :: wymysöriska {c}