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16:21 Nov 24, 2001
English to Swedish translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: Good night Sweet Baby
Goodnight: as in saying go to sleep...

sweet baby: beautiful or precious baby
Rebecca
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Summary of answers provided
5 +1Gonatt älskade unge!
Mats Wiman
4Godnatt söta babyMonica Hoppe


  

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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
Godnatt söta baby


Explanation:
Goodnight = "Godnatt" in Swedish.

If "sweet baby" refers to an infant, I would say: "söta baby". We use the word "baby" in Swedish too, but a more Swedish expression would be: bäbis or: bebis, instead of baby.

Other suggestions: Godnatt vacka (beautiful) or; kära (dear) baby.



Monica Hoppe
PRO pts in pair: 12

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  Mats Wiman: at least 'vackra'. 'Baby' is doubtful
2 hrs
  -> The asker herself mentioned "beautiful"
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4 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +1
Gonatt älskade unge!


Explanation:
if you're the child's parent
'unge' = kid

for others (and the parent):
Gonatt kära barn! (dear)
or
Gonatt söta barn! (pretty)

'Sweet' does not really mean 'söt' when talking about a person, but rather 'dear' (kär), 'beloved' (älskade)


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Mats Wiman
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Local time: 05:58
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in pair: 3482

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agree  EKM
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