Bekant - The Swedish Word for Acquaintance

What does bekant mean? Bekant is the Swedish word for acquaintance or friend. Some of its most common inflections are bekanta. Some common Swedish words that are synonyms to bekant are bekanting, familjär, känd. A great example sentence to help you learn Swedish is 'Jag träffade en gammal bekant på gatan', which translates into 'I met an old friend of mine in the street'.

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Translation:
  1. Acquaintance
  2. Friend
Inflections:
  • Bekanta
Example:
  • Jag träffade en gammal bekant på gatan: I met an old friend of mine in the street
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