(Svenska Akademiens ordböcker)

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Subject: Languages

Type: Encyclopedias and dictionaries

Search three dictionaries by The Swedish Academy—SAOL, SO och SAOB—at once:

  • Svenska Akademiens Ordlista (SAOL) is considered the unofficial standard for spelling and inflection of modern Swedish words.

  • Svensk ordbok (SO) provides an in-depth description of the modern Swedish vocabulary. The focus is on the meaning of the words and how they are used, but you can also hear how they are pronounced.

  • Svenska Akademiens ordbok (SAOB)  is a historical dictionary and an important tool when reading older texts.