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INTRODUCTION
Sydney: Commonly used Slang adjectives.
Sydney: Hi everyone, and welcome back to SwedishPod101.com. I'm Sydney.
Jesper: And I'm Jesper!
Sydney: This is Must-Know Swedish Slang Words and Phrases, Season 1, Lesson 10. In this lesson, you'll learn commonly used slang adjectives.
Sydney: Here are some common adjectives that you may hear in Sweden.
SLANG EXPRESSIONS
Sydney: The expressions you will be learning in this lesson are:
Jesper: pank
Jesper: bakis
Jesper: kattig
Jesper: keff
Sydney: Jesper, what's our first expression?
Jesper: pank
Sydney: meaning "broke."
Jesper: [SLOW] pank [NORMAL] pank
Sydney: Listeners, please repeat.
Jesper: pank
[pause - 5 sec.]
Sydney: Use this slang expression when you are completely broke and don't have any money left.
Sydney: Now let's hear an example sentence.
Jesper: [NORMAL] Jag är helt pank tills jag får lön. [SLOW] Jag är helt pank tills jag får lön.
Sydney: "I'm absolutely broke until I get my salary."
Jesper: [NORMAL] Jag är helt pank tills jag får lön.
Sydney: Okay, what's the next expression?
Jesper: bakis
Sydney: It means "hungover.”
Jesper: It comes from the Swedish word bakfull.
Jesper: [SLOW] bakis [NORMAL] bakis
Sydney: Listeners, please repeat.
Jesper: bakis
[pause - 5 sec.]
Sydney: Use this slang expression whenever you're hungover.
Sydney: Now let's hear an example sentence.
Jesper: [NORMAL] Jag var på fest igår, jag är så otroligt bakis idag. [SLOW] Jag var på fest igår, jag är så otroligt bakis idag.
Sydney: "I was at a party yesterday, I'm so incredibly hungover today."
Jesper: [NORMAL] Jag var på fest igår, jag är så otroligt bakis idag.
Sydney: Okay, what's our next expression?
Jesper: kattig
Sydney: literally meaning "to be like a cat." But when it's used as a slang expression, it means "gorgeous."
Jesper: [SLOW] kattig [NORMAL] kattig
Sydney: Listeners, please repeat.
Jesper: kattig
[pause - 5 sec.]
Sydney: Use this slang expression when a woman is looking very gorgeous or sexy.
Sydney: Now let's hear an example sentence.
Jesper: [NORMAL] Den där tjejen är så kattig! [SLOW] Den där tjejen är så kattig!
Sydney: "That girl is gorgeous!"
Jesper: [NORMAL] Den där tjejen är så kattig!
Sydney: Okay, what's the last expression?
Jesper: keff
Sydney: It means "messed up, bad, weird, wrong."
Jesper: [SLOW] keff [NORMAL] keff
Sydney: Listeners, please repeat.
Jesper: keff
[pause - 5 sec.]
Sydney: Use this slang expression when someone or something is messed up, bad, wrong, or weird.
Sydney: Now let's hear an example sentence.
Jesper: [NORMAL] Min chef är helt keff, han vill att jag jobbar sex dagar nästa vecka. [SLOW] Min chef är helt keff, han vill att jag jobbar sex dagar nästa vecka.
Sydney: "My boss is so messed up, he wants me to work six days next week."
Jesper: [NORMAL] Min chef är helt keff, han vill att jag jobbar sex dagar nästa vecka.
QUIZ
Sydney: Okay listeners, are you ready to be quizzed on the expressions you just learned? I will describe four situations, and you will choose the right expression to use in your reply. Are you ready?
Sydney: I have a headache and feel miserable after the party yesterday.
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jesper: bakis
Sydney: "hungover"
Sydney: Sorry, I’m broke until further notice.
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jesper: pank
Sydney: "broke"
Sydney: These shoes are messed up, I think they’re two left shoes.
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jesper: keff
Sydney: "messed up, bad, weird, wrong"
Sydney: That’s one gorgeous woman.
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jesper: kattig
Sydney: "gorgeous"

Outro

Sydney: There you have it; you have mastered four Swedish Slang Expressions! We have more vocab lists available at SwedishPod101.com so be sure to check them out. Thanks everyone, and see you next time!
Jesper: Det var allt för den här gången, vi ses snart igen!

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