våning

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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

våning c

  1. (large) apartment
  2. floor, storey / story of a building

Declension[edit]

Inflection of våning 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative våning våningen våningar våningarna
Genitive vånings våningens våningars våningarnas

Usage notes[edit]

Enumeration of the floors in Sweden is usually made by denoting the floor on, or closest to, the entry level (the ground floor) either bottenvåning (literally, bottom floor) or första våningen (literally, first floor), while the next is andra våningen (second floor) or 1 tr. (=1 trappa, one flight of stairs), and so on.