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Swedish Language Swedish Grammar: Negations

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Negation in Swedish
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Hej everybody,

In today's lesson you will learn some useful vocabulary ahow to use the ¨NEGATION¨ in Swedish

Feel free to edit this page by adding new words and expressions !

Good learning ! :)

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Negation in Swedish[edit | edit source]

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To make a Swedish sentence negative we use the word "inte".

We put it in different positions in a sentence depending on if it is a main clause or a subordinate clause.


Example:

MAIN CLAUSE[edit | edit source]

"Jag gillar inte glass, eftersom jag är allergisk mot mjölk." <-- "inte" is placed after the verb

(I do not like ice cream, because I am allergic to milk.)

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SUBORDINATE CLAUSE[edit | edit source]

"Eftersom jag inte gillar glass, äter jag frukt istället." <-- "inte" is placed before the verb

(Because I do not like ice cream, I eat fruit instead.)

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