In addition to the answer you got by Anrui, H is silent in the word-initial combination hj-.
’Help’ as a noun is ’hjälp’ (-en).
- Jag erbjöd honom hjälp. (I offered him help.)
’Help’ as a verb is ’hjälpa’ (-te, -t)
- Jag hjälpte honom. (I helped him.)
’Hjälper’ is the present tense of the verb ’hjälpa’.
thanks! I don't know why I thought it was pronounced more like it is in danish. btw are you a native swedish speaker? :D
No, German, but I think I’m pretty good at Swedish pronunciation and grammar, though I’m lacking vocabulary.