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See also: frøken



fröken c

  1. (archaic) miss (title of respect for a young, unmarried, woman)
  2. female teacher
  3. (somewhat dated, informal) female teacher for the youngest children
  4. (obsolete) unmarried woman, often of higher social status
  5. (obsolete) woman who has a profession

Usage notes[edit]

Definite singular colloquially also "fröknen"/"fröknens".

After the you-reform of the 1960's and 70's, usage of the first name, instead of title, is seen as more proper way to adress a person.


Declension of fröken 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative fröken fröken fröknar fröknarna
Genitive frökens frökens fröknars fröknarnas