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Swedish to English Slang Translation Glossary

Swedish term English translation
att mecka en holk to pack a bowl
ös awesome, wild
baka in frågan i svaret incorporate the question in the answer
Entered by: Paul Lambert
Bildsätta put images to
Entered by: Plamen Nenchev
blattarna the foreigners (derogatory)
Entered by: Anna Herbst
bonnhåla boonies, boondocks, Hicksville, the country, the sticks
element radiator
Entered by: David Rumsey
en smunkig jävel a parasitic (or freeloading) devil
ett grymt lårparti Killer thighs
Entered by: David Rumsey
falsksång off-key singing
Entered by: David Rumsey
Fröet ligger i The seed has been sown
Entered by: Helen Johnson
fy sjuttsingen Darn it, Damn it, Shit
gården youth recreation centre/club
ge honom på käften kick/beat his ass, teach him a lesson, punch him out
gräddfil Inside track/fast track; advantage
gula libbet Lebanese gold
invandrarbrytning who try to sound like foreigners
Jag har fått soppatorsk I've run out of juice
kan det lika gärna va (then) what\'s the point
kasta sig huvudstupa utför en klippa throw oneself headlong off a cliff
kicker member of a non-ethnically-Swedish gang
lägg ner drop it, cut it out, stop it
lätt sure thing
lördagsmysprogram Saturday night family entertainment
Entered by: David Rumsey
lite väl cool a little/bit too cool
Näverkåta Lapp cot
Entered by: Plamen Nenchev
Och inte kommit med? and didn't get in
på andra plan on other levels
Entered by: David Rumsey
rökt på smoked out, smoked weed (or hash)
Rengärde reindeer pen
Entered by: Plamen Nenchev
så pass Is that right?/You don't say! [see explanation]
sågad längs fotknölarna cut down to size
sitta på två stolar a foot in both camps
Entered by: Helen Johnson
slå back på maskin backpedal
spinna loss let her rip, let it rip, let 'er rip, let loose
svartskallar chavs
Entered by: Helen Johnson
svennar (mildly derogatory word for) native Swedes
sverige ger aldrig upp Sweden will never give up
ta bort hängslen och rem pull out all the stops
Entered by: Paul Lambert
trixande och fixande wheeling and dealing
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