"Det finns sju berömda böcker om en trollkarl."
Translation:There are seven famous books about a wizard.
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We tried to pick the ones that felt most central to begin with. Trolls and magicians seemed more common than fairies and elves.
We would really like to make a bonus skill (we can't make them yet, but when Duo gives us the tools) about the creatures in the old Swedish folklore and mythology, like Näcken, Skogsrået, vättar and other such things that are specific to our cultural history.
Swedish has words with "magi", some are (almost) synomyms to words with troll. I assume the troll-words are related, but the etymology of troll is uncertain, and older than magi (in Swedish).
Trollkarl<sub>magiker=magician Trolldom=magi=magic(noun) (Trolsk)</sub>magisk=magic(adj)
They are pronounced with a hard g.