Swedish: lycklig, glad and nöjd

Discussion in 'Nordic Languages' started by Fericire, Dec 24, 2012.

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  1. Fericire

    Fericire Senior Member

    South America
    Portuguese (Brazil)
    Hej alla!

    Could you please tell me what is the difference between the following words: 'lycklig', 'glad' and 'nöjd' ?

    Tack!
     
  2. zyzzy

    zyzzy Senior Member

    Swedish
    It's mostly a difference in degree/intensity. "lycklig" is stronger than "glad" which is stronger than "nöjd".

    lycklig = happy, blissful
    glad = joyful, in a good mood
    nöjd = content, satisfied
     

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