Swedish Negation

This is a lesson about negation in Swedish. This includes words or expressions used to form a negative form as opposted to the affirmative. For example "I don't understand".

No: nej
Nothing: ingenting
Not yet: inte än
No one: ingen
No longer: inte längre
Never: aldrig
Cannot: kan inte
Should not: borde inte

The below examples demonstrate how to use the negation form in a sentence. Don't be shy to use of these expressions if you don't know something.

We don't understand: Vi förstår inte
I do not speak Japanese: Jag pratar inte japanska
I cannot remember the word: Jag kan inte komma ihåg ordet
You should not forget this word: du borde inte glömma det här ordet
No problem!: Inga problem!
I don't know!: Jag vet inte!
I'm not interested!: Jag är inte intresserad!
Don't worry!: Oroa dig inte!
This is wrong: Det här är fel
This is not correct: Det här är inte korrekt
No one here speaks Greek: Ingen här pratar grekiska
I'm not fluent in Italian yet: Jag pratar inte flytande italienska ännu

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