Hello, how are you?

06:31 Aug 31, 2000
English to Swedish translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: Hello, how are you?

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naHejsan, hur är läget?
Barbro Duren
naHej, hur är det?
gunvor (X)
naHej/Hejsan. Hur mår du?
Emma Jansson



49 mins
Hej/Hejsan. Hur mår du?

Hej. Hur är det med dig då?
Hej. Hur står det till med dig då?
Or a multitude of similar expressions.

Emma Jansson
Local time: 14:37
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
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1 hr
Hej, hur är det?

"Hur är läget"

gunvor (X)
Local time: 15:37
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
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23 hrs
Hejsan, hur är läget?

You never ask a Swede how they are feeling unless you're truly interested. This becomes very obvious when you meet Swedes, do the polite thing of "hello, how are you?" and then stand there with your mouth open listening to a thorough run-down of all their ailments.

"Hejsan, hur är läget" is an informal greeting but it's used rather extensively so it might do. Does depend on the conrtext though.

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