How Do Swedes Greet Each Other?

What is a Swedish kiss?

Although replaced by “Puss”, “Kiss” still exists as a word in Swedish and has the exact same pronunciation as its English counterpart.

Sorry to disgust you, but… Kiss (n) = Urine.

So, yes… Be careful when you’re publicly repeating the word “Kiss” 7..

What are some Swedish words?

Common Swedish WordsJa – Yes.Nej – No.Bra – good.God – Good.Hej – Hello.Morgan – Morning.Natt – Night.Snalla – Please.More items…

How do you say basic words in Swedish?

Hear Swedish Survival PhrasesGod morgon. Good morning.God dag. Good day.God middag. Good afternoon.God natt. Good night.Hejsan. Hello.Talar du engelska? Do you speak English?Var kan jag hitta någon som talar engelska? Where can I find someone who speaks English?Jag talar bara lite svenska.More items…

How do you greet someone in Swedish?

The formal Swedish “Hello” is simply Hej!, which can sometimes be confusing because it sounds just like the informal English “Hey!” Saying it twice: Hej, hej! makes it more informal, though this greeting is often used as a form of “Goodbye” as well. Hejsan, hallå, tjena/tjenare are also informal ways to say “hello”.

Do Swedes hug?

But if you’re mingling at a party, keep your affection to yourself. The Swedish Red Cross carried out the study, which suggested that 9 out of 10 Swedes will hug on a weekly basis – and they’re not discriminating either – any warm body, provided it’s not their boss, will do.