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What's the difference between Pojkar and Kvinnor?

Are the -ar and -or interchangeable? When do I use -ar vs -or on a word to make it plural?

Also, same question but with -en and -an. ex: Pojken and Kvinnan to say 'The boy' and 'The woman'.

I just started Swedish yesterday and it didn't really go into any rules regarding suffixes and genders and whatnot so I'm pretty confused. Do I just have to learn every word individually?

3 years ago

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'-or' and '-an' are for 'En' nouns ending in an "A".

'-ar'/'-er' and '-en' are usually used for 'En' nouns ending in either a consonant, or 'E'.

3 years ago