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 +<< [[contents:​index| Dictionary Index]] << [[contents:​s|Definitions under S]]
  
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 +====== Swedish ======
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 +The Swedish Alphabet consists of twenty-eight letters. ​
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 +^  Name and Figure ​  ​^^ ​  ​Power ​ ^
 +|  <wrap fontsize-12em>​A</​wrap> ​  ​| ​ <wrap walbaum-fraktur fontsize-17em>​A a</​wrap> ​  ​|sounds like the English //a// in //​psalm//​. ​  |
 +|  <wrap fontsize-12em>​B</​wrap> ​  ​| ​ <wrap walbaum-fraktur fontsize-17em>​B b</​wrap> ​  ​|be ​  |
 +|  <wrap fontsize-12em>​C</​wrap> ​  ​| ​ <wrap walbaum-fraktur fontsize-17em>​C c</​wrap> ​  ​|ce ​  |
 +|  <wrap fontsize-12em>​D</​wrap> ​  ​| ​ <wrap walbaum-fraktur fontsize-17em>​D d</​wrap> ​  ​|de ​  |
 +|  <wrap fontsize-12em>​E</​wrap> ​  ​| ​ <wrap walbaum-fraktur fontsize-17em>​E e</​wrap> ​  |has a sound between the //slender a// and the //e//, or as it is\\ commonly pronounced in the article //the, de//.    |
 +|  <wrap fontsize-12em>​F</​wrap> ​  ​| ​ <wrap walbaum-fraktur fontsize-17em>​F f</​wrap> ​  ​|f ​  |
 +|  <wrap fontsize-12em>​G</​wrap> ​  ​| ​ <wrap walbaum-fraktur fontsize-17em>​G g</​wrap> ​  ​|ge ​  |
 +|  <wrap fontsize-12em>​H</​wrap> ​  ​| ​ <wrap walbaum-fraktur fontsize-17em>​H h</​wrap> ​  ​|ho ​  |
 +|  <wrap fontsize-12em>​I</​wrap> ​  ​| ​ <wrap walbaum-fraktur fontsize-17em>​I i</​wrap> ​  ​|sounds like the English //ee// in //bee, bi//.   |
 +|  <wrap fontsize-12em>​J</​wrap> ​  ​| ​    ​|longt i (i. e. //long i//)  |
 +|  <wrap fontsize-12em>​K</​wrap> ​  ​| ​ <wrap walbaum-fraktur fontsize-17em>​K k</​wrap> ​  ​|ko ​  |
 +|  <wrap fontsize-12em>​L</​wrap> ​  ​| ​ <wrap walbaum-fraktur fontsize-17em>​L l</​wrap> ​  ​|l ​  |
 +|  <wrap fontsize-12em>​M</​wrap> ​  ​| ​ <wrap walbaum-fraktur fontsize-17em>​M m</​wrap> ​  ​|m ​  |
 +|  <wrap fontsize-12em>​N</​wrap> ​  ​| ​ <wrap walbaum-fraktur fontsize-17em>​N n</​wrap> ​  ​|n ​  |
 +|  <wrap fontsize-12em>​O</​wrap> ​  ​| ​ <wrap walbaum-fraktur fontsize-17em>​O o</​wrap> ​  |(the //Greek ω//) sounds nearest to the //narrow oo// in //​rood//​. ​   |
 +|  <wrap fontsize-12em>​P</​wrap> ​  ​| ​ <wrap walbaum-fraktur fontsize-17em>​P p</​wrap> ​  ​|pe ​  |
 +|  <wrap fontsize-12em>​Q</​wrap> ​  ​| ​ <wrap walbaum-fraktur fontsize-17em>​Q q</​wrap> ​  ​|koo ​  |
 +|  <wrap fontsize-12em>​R</​wrap> ​  ​| ​ <wrap walbaum-fraktur fontsize-17em>​R r</​wrap> ​  ​|err ​  |
 +|  <wrap fontsize-12em>​S</​wrap> ​  ​| ​ <wrap walbaum-fraktur fontsize-17em>​S s</​wrap> ​  ​|s ​  |
 +|  <wrap fontsize-12em>​T</​wrap> ​  ​| ​ <wrap walbaum-fraktur fontsize-17em>​T t</​wrap> ​  ​|te ​  |
 +|  <wrap fontsize-12em>​U</​wrap> ​  ​| ​ <wrap walbaum-fraktur fontsize-17em>​U u</​wrap> ​  ​|sounds like the English //u// in //​ruin//​. ​  |
 +|  <wrap fontsize-12em>​V</​wrap> ​  ​| ​ <wrap walbaum-fraktur fontsize-17em>​V v</​wrap> ​  ​|ve ​  |
 +|  <wrap fontsize-12em>​W</​wrap> ​  ​| ​ <wrap walbaum-fraktur fontsize-17em>​W w</​wrap> ​  ​| ​    |
 +|  <wrap fontsize-12em>​X</​wrap> ​  ​| ​ <wrap walbaum-fraktur fontsize-17em>​X x</​wrap> ​  ​|ex ​  |
 +|  <wrap fontsize-12em>​Y</​wrap> ​  ​| ​ <wrap walbaum-fraktur fontsize-17em>​Y y</​wrap> ​  ​|sounds like the French //u// in //une, syn//, sight. ​  |
 +|  <wrap fontsize-12em>​Z</​wrap> ​  ​| ​ <wrap walbaum-fraktur fontsize-17em>​Z z</​wrap> ​  ​|satah ​  |
 +|  <wrap fontsize-12em>​Å</​wrap> ​  ​| ​ <wrap walbaum-fraktur fontsize-17em>​Å å</​wrap> ​  ​|sounds like the English //o// in //long, lång//​. ​  |
 +|  {{:​s:​ae-swedish.png?​direct|AE Swedish}} ​  ​| ​ {{:​s:​ae-swedish-fraktur.png?​direct|AE ae Swedish fraktur}}* ​ |sounds like the English //a// in //name, nämna//​. ​    |
 +|  {{:​s:​oe-swedish.png?​direct|OE Swedish}} ​  ​| ​ {{:​s:​oe-swedish-fraktur.png?​direct|OE oe Swedish fraktur}}* ​  ​|sounds like the Frenchu //e// in //feu; bröd//, bread, or nearest\\ to //i// before //r//, as in //thirsty, törstig. ​     |//
 +//(View this table as image: {{:​s:​swedish.png?​linkonly|Swedish alphabet}})//​
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 +The order they here stand in is that of the Swedish Alphabet. ​
 +
 +* These letters in the Roman characters are Ä and Ö.\\ 
 +The Swedish language has no diphthongs. When two vowels occur together, they must both be heard, as //​bēēdiga//,​ brōār. — //​Brunnmark'​s Swedish Grammar//. London, 1805. 
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