Swedish Pronouns

This is a list of pronouns in Swedish. This includes subject, object, and the possessive. These are used on a daily basis, so don't skip this lesson. We start with the object pronouns such as "I, you, her ..."

I: jag
You: du
He: han
She: hon
We: vi
You (pl.): Ni
They: de / dem

Here are samples to demonstrate how the object pronoun is used in a sentence.

I love you: Jag älskar dig
She is beautiful: Hon är vacker
We are happy: Vi är lyckliga / glada
They are dancing: De dansar

Now we look into the subject pronoun such as "me, him, us, them ...".

Me: mig
You: dig
Him: honom
Her: henne
Us: oss
You (pl.): Er
Them: dem

These are examples to demonstrate how the subject pronoun is used in a sentence.

Give me your phone number: Ge mig ditt telefonnummer
I can give you my email: Jag kan ge dig mim email
Tell him to call me: Be honom att ringa mig.
Can you call us?: Kan du ringa oss?

We reach now the possessive adjective part, used to refer to thing we possess. Examples: "my, our, their ...".

My: min
Your: din
His: hans
Her: hennes
Our: vår
Your (pl.): Er
Their: deras

Here are samples to demonstrate how the possessive adjective is used.

My phone number is . . .: Mitt telefonnummer är
His email is . . .: Hans epost är
Our dream is to visit Spain: Vår dröm är att besöka Spanien
Their country is beautiful: Deras land är vackert

This is the possessive pronoun. Used as an alternative to the possessive adjectives above. Instead of saying "It is my dog" you can say "It is mine".

Mine: min
Yours: din
His: hans
Hers: hennes
Ours: våra
Yours (pl.): era
Theirs: deras

These are some examples of the possessive pronoun in a sentence.

The book is mine: Boken är min
Is this pen yours?: Är den här pennan din?
The shoes are hers: Skorna är hennes
Victory is ours: Seger är våran

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