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INTRODUCTION
Sydney: Common names for girls and boys.
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 4. In this lesson, you'll learn common names for girls and boys.
Sydney: We're going to learn some common nicknames for girls, boys, and friends.
SLANG EXPRESSIONS
Sydney: The expressions you will be learning in this lesson are:
Jesper: brud
Jesper: guzz / guss
Jesper: mannen
Jesper: polare
Sydney: Jesper, what's our first expression?
Jesper: brud
Sydney: literally meaning "bride." But when it's used as a slang expression, it means "girlfriend" or "girl."
Jesper: [SLOW] brud [NORMAL] brud
Sydney: Listeners, please repeat.
Jesper: brud
[pause - 5 sec.]
Sydney: Use this slang expression when speaking about a girlfriend or a girl in general. This can sometimes be considered offensive by the girl in question.
Sydney: Now let's hear an example sentence.
Jesper: [NORMAL] Den där bruden är riktigt snygg! [SLOW] Den där bruden är riktigt snygg!
Sydney: "That girl is gorgeous!"
Jesper: [NORMAL] Den där bruden är riktigt snygg!
Sydney: Okay, what's the next expression?
Jesper: guzz / guss
Sydney: It means "girl."
Jesper: [SLOW] guzz / guss [NORMAL] guzz / guss
Sydney: Listeners, please repeat.
Jesper: guzz / guss
[pause - 5 sec.]
Sydney: Use this slang expression when referring to a girl. This can sometimes be considered offensive by the girl in question.
Sydney: Now let's hear an example sentence.
Jesper: [NORMAL] Wow, vilken guzz! [SLOW] Wow, vilken guzz!
Sydney: "Wow, what a girl!"
Jesper: [NORMAL] Wow, vilken guzz!
Sydney: Okay, what's our next expression?
Jesper: mannen
Sydney: literally meaning "the man." But when it's used as a slang expression, it means "man" or "my man".
Jesper: [SLOW] mannen [NORMAL] mannen
Sydney: Listeners, please repeat.
Jesper: mannen
[pause - 5 sec.]
Sydney: Use this slang expression when talking to a male person whom you respect.
Sydney: Now let's hear an example sentence.
Jesper: [NORMAL] Mannen, du ser bra ut! [SLOW] Mannen, du ser bra ut!
Sydney: "My man, you look good!"
Jesper: [NORMAL] Mannen, du ser bra ut!
Sydney: Okay, what's the last expression?
Jesper: polare
Sydney: literally meaning "pal." But when it's used as a slang expression, it means "friend."
Jesper: [SLOW] polare [NORMAL] polare
Sydney: Listeners, please repeat.
Jesper: polare
[pause - 5 sec.]
Sydney: Use this slang expression when talking about a friend of either gender.
Sydney: Now let's hear an example sentence.
Jesper: [NORMAL] Dina polare är opålitliga! [SLOW] Dina polare är opålitliga!
Sydney: "Your friends are unreliable!"
Jesper: [NORMAL] Dina polare är opålitliga!
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 to find myself a nice girl.
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jesper: guzz / guss
Sydney: "girl"
Sydney: Your girlfriend is amazing.
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jesper: brud
Sydney: "girlfriend/girl"
Sydney: I’m going to a party with my friend tonight.
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jesper: polare
Sydney: "friend"
Sydney: Thank you for helping me out, man.
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jesper: mannen
Sydney: "my man"

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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Hi Listeners! Do you know any other related slang expression? Post them in the comments.

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Hej Farrukh,


Welcome to SwedishPod101.com! My name is Vicky. I recommend that you start with the absolute beginner lessons, and you can always leave a comment if you have any questions. Good luck! 😇


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hello.i am new in sweden so my swedish level is zero.plz help me how can i learn it.

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