Associations to the word «Swedish»


SWEDISH, proper noun. The language of Sweden and Åland (an autonomous part of Finland). Swedish is also one of the two official languages of Finland, spoken by 6% of the citizens. A very small minority in Estonia has Swedish as their mother tongue.
SWEDISH, adjective. Of or pertaining to Sweden.
SWEDISH, adjective. Of or pertaining to the Swedish language.
SWEDISH DRINK, noun. A method of torture whereupon a restrained victim is forced into consuming unsanitary, sometimes boiling liquids from a funnel.
SWEDISH MASSAGE, noun. A popular style of massage involving effleurage, petrissage, tapotement, friction, and vibration/shaking as the basic strokes.
SWEDISH MILE, noun. A unit of measure used in Sweden and other parts of Scandinavia, today with a length of 10 kilometres, but formerly with different values.
SWEDISH TURNIP, noun. Swede; rutabaga
SWEDISH TURNIPS, noun. Plural of Swedish turnip
SWEDISH VALLHUND, noun. A dog of a small, powerful breed associated with the Vikings.

Dictionary definition

SWEDISH, noun. A Scandinavian language that is the official language of Sweden and one of two official languages of Finland.
SWEDISH, adjective. Of or relating to or characteristic of Sweden or its people or culture or language; "the Swedish King"; "Swedish punch"; "Swedish umlauts".

Wise words

Men govern nothing with more difficulty than their tongues, and can moderate their desires more than their words.
Baruch Spinoza