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Renommé

Renommé is our very Swedish word of the day from the Swedish Academy. Find out what it means and how to pronounce it.

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Provisorisk

Our Swedish Academy word of the day, ‘provisorisk,’ describes many of the solutions we see from our governments during the current COVID19 crisis.

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Astrakan

Our Swedish Academy word of the day is tasty treat in the form of the sweet Astrachan apple, or ‘astrakan,’ as it is known in Swedish.

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Grundbult

Our Swedish Academy word of the day is a technical term with a symbolic meaning. ‘Grundbult’ is a useful word to know in more than one sense.

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Fåvitsk

Our Swedish Academy word of the day is the archaic ‘fåvitsk.’ Find out where in the Bible this word is found and how to pronounce it.

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Ömsa

Our Swedish Academy word of the day is ‘ömsa,’ a verb (att ömsa) that means ‘to shed.’ Today’s word inspired a wee haiku about change.

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Måste

Our Swedish Academy word of the day is ‘måste,’ but as a noun rather than the more commonly used verb form. Here is how to use it.

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Krusbär

Our Swedish Academy word of the day is ‘krusbär’ (Lat. ribes uva-crispa). Learn some fun things about krusbär and how to pronounce it.

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Olsmässa

Our Swedish Academy word of the day is ‘Olsmässa’ a celebration in honour of the former Viking warrior king who converted Norway to Christianity.