10 words English borrowed from Swedish (and what they really mean)
It's well known that Sweden's parent language Old Norse had an influence on English thanks to those pesky raiding Vikings, but did you know that Swedish itself has also left its mark on the tongue? Here are 10 words English borrowed from Swedish, and what they really mean.
Published: 8 December 2019 20:04 CET Updated: 19 November 2020 08:04 CET
More Swedish than it seems. Photo: Jenny Salita/Flickr Creative Commons
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