What is the difference between ett and en in swedish?

I see ett and en in front of different nouns when I am learning swedish. I know they both mean a or an, but I don't understand what one to use and why.

November 12, 2016


En is the common gender. Ett is the neuter gender. The word for used for a or an corresponds with the gender of the word. Here is a website about the use of genders

November 12, 2016

Every noun is either en or ett, and it has to be learned with the noun.

November 13, 2016

En is used for the common gender and ett is used for like neutral gender

November 12, 2016
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