varsågod

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Swedish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From var (be, imperative of vara) +‎ (so) +‎ god (good).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vɑːrsɔˈɡuːd/, [vɑːʂɔˈɡuː(d)], [vaʂɔˈɡuː(d)]
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Interjection[edit]

varsågod (plural varsågoda)

  1. here you are, there you are (said when handing something over to someone)
  2. you're welcome (response to a “thank you”)
    Synonyms: ingen orsak, det var så lite, det var så lite så
  3. (somewhat formal) please (used to introduce an offer)
    Var så god och sitt.
    Please, have a seat.
    Varsågoda och ta för er av smörgåsbordet.
    Please, help yourselves to the smorgasbord.