Top 5 Funny Sounding Swedish Words

26 Nov
2011

Here is today’s top five: five swedish words that sounds funny. Give it a go at saying them.

1. Knullrufs
Post-sex hair. Tossed, tangled, and poofed. The swedes have a word for everything.

2. Knäppgök
A silly person.

3. Utfart/infart
Hehehe, fart. FART! Utfart means exit, while infart means entrance. Does one’s fart then utfart from the body??

4. Bajsa
Poop!

5. Yxa
Means an axe. Not an exciting word but so fun to say.

Bonus:
Slut – Stop, the end.

Also see 7 Swedish words that do not mean the same in English.

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3 Responses to Top 5 Funny Sounding Swedish Words

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Mattias

November 28th, 2011 at 13:33

Allow me to be a bit picky ;)

It’s “knäppgök” and “bajsa”.

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Sapphire

November 28th, 2011 at 13:50

Be picky Mattias! I don’t have to listen to you. :-)

Okay, I will…along with a couple other readers who pointed out the mistakes. I was really having a dyslexic moment! I even messed up exit with exist.

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Gina

November 28th, 2011 at 21:43

Infart/utefart were the first words I learned when I came to Sweden. I was working for Continental Airlines and we had merged with SAS and my team was sent her to learn how their aircraft operate…what a laugh! Bajsa is the first word I taught my kids when we moved here, lol… For some reason it still cracks kids up…go figure. Slut.

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