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hi, how are you?

Swedish translation: Hejsan, hur är läget. (please see explanation below)

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09:47 Jan 29, 2001
English to Swedish translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: hi, how are you?
in a greeting
laurie
Swedish translation:Hejsan, hur är läget. (please see explanation below)
Explanation:
How are you is taken literary by Swedish people even though for us in North-America it's a general greating. So, unless you want to hear a (possibly) long list of complaints, don't use "Hur mår du".

If you're after an informal greating, "hejsan, hur är läget" is a good choice. If it's a bit more formal, then " Hej, hur står det till" is better.
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Barbro Duren
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naHejsan, hur är läget. (please see explanation below)Barbro Duren
naHej, hur mår du?
Mats Wiman


  

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24 mins
Hej, hur mår du?


Explanation:
alternatively:
Hej, hur står det till? (how is it for you?)
Hej, hur är läget (how's your situation?)



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Mats Wiman
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Hejsan, hur är läget. (please see explanation below)


Explanation:
How are you is taken literary by Swedish people even though for us in North-America it's a general greating. So, unless you want to hear a (possibly) long list of complaints, don't use "Hur mår du".

If you're after an informal greating, "hejsan, hur är läget" is a good choice. If it's a bit more formal, then " Hej, hur står det till" is better.

Barbro Duren
PRO pts in pair: 4
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thanks so much!
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