What is another word for Swedes?

Pronunciation: [swˈiːdz] (IPA)

Swedes is a popular term often used to refer to the people of Sweden and their unique culture. However, there are several synonyms which can also be used to describe Swedes. Some of these synonyms include "Svenskar", "Svear", "Svenska folket", "Norrlanders" and "Svealanders". Each of these terms reflects a different aspect of Swedish culture and history. Svenskar is the most commonly used synonym for "Swedes," while Svear refers to one of the earliest tribes that inhabited Sweden. Similarly, Norrlanders is used to refer to people from Northern Sweden, while Svealanders refer to those from central Sweden. Overall, these synonyms offer a nuanced understanding of the people and culture of Sweden.

What are the hypernyms for Swedes?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    Europeans, Scandinavians, citizens of Sweden.

Usage examples for Swedes

I change the feeding cattle from tares and clover on to Aberdeen yellow turnips, and afterwards to Swedes, if possible by the middle of October.
"Cattle and Cattle-breeders"
William M'Combie
Those on the Swedes shot far ahead in the strawyard of those upon the yellows.
"Cattle and Cattle-breeders"
William M'Combie
I have seen this proved by dividing twenty beasts, and keeping one half on yellow turnips, and one half on Swedes, both lots getting full turnips.
"Cattle and Cattle-breeders"
William M'Combie

Famous quotes with Swedes

  • On average, the Chinese, Koreans, and Japanese are more similar to each other and are different from Australians, Israelis and the Swedes, who in turn are similar to each other and are different from Nigerians, Kenyans, and Jamaicans.
    J. Philippe Rushton
  • Old Norwegian Proverb: Swedes have short dicks but long memories.
    Kurt Vonnegut
  • Our illegal population alone exceeds the all the Irish, Jewish and British immigrants who came. Each year, we catch more people breaking in at the border than all the Swedes and Norwegians who came to America in 200 years. Half a million illegal aliens succeed in breaking in every year, more than all the Greeks or Poles who came legally from the Revolution to 1960.
    Pat Buchanan

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