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Swedish

adjective uk   /ˈswiː.dɪʃ/ us  
belonging to or relating to Sweden, its people, or its language

Swedish

noun [U] uk   /ˈswiː.dɪʃ/ us  
the main language spoken in Sweden
Translations of “Swedish”
in Korean 스웨덴의…
in Arabic سويدي…
in Portuguese sueco…
in Catalan suec…
in Japanese スウェーデンの, スウェーデン人の, スウェーデン語の…
in Italian svedese…
in Chinese (Traditional) 瑞典的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 瑞典的…
(Definition of Swedish from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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