Swedish Pronouns


In this lesson you'll learn the Swedish personal and demonstrative pronouns. Personal pronouns in Swedish have a subject, object, and possessive form.

Personal Pronouns

Swedish Subject Swedish Object Swedish Possessive English
jag mig min, mitt, mina I
du dig din, ditt, dina you (one person)
han honom hans he
hon henne hennes she
den, det den, det dess it
vi oss vår, vårt, våra we
ni er er, ert, era you (plural)
de dem deras they

The g in jag is often not pronounced. Mig is pronounced may and dig is pronounced day. De is often pronounced dom or in some areas dee.

The possessive forms of some pronouns vary depending on whether the noun that follows is common, neuter, or plural.


Mina händer är kalla My hands are cold
Mitt bord är nytt My table is new
Min stol är bekväm My chair is comfortable

Reflexive Pronouns

Reflexives pronouns are used when the object of a sentence is the same as the subject of the sentence. In Swedish there are many verbs that require using a reflexive pronoun. These are called reflexive verbs.

The following table lists the reflexive pronouns.

Swedish English
mig myself
dig yourself
sig himself/herself/itself
oss ourselves
er yourselves
sig theirselves

Demonstrative Pronouns

Demonstrative pronouns are pronouns that point to a specific object. The demonstrative pronouns in English are this, these, that, and those.

Swedish English
den här / det här this
de här these
den där / det där that
de där those


Jag vill ha den här I want this one.
Jag vill ha de här I want these ones
Jag vill ha den där I want that one
Jag vill ha de där I want those ones