"Jag tror på tomtar och troll."
Translation:I believe in gnomes and trolls.
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It's really jultomten - literally "the Christmas tomte", or better yet "the yuletid tome" - that means Santa Claus. But over time, Santa became so huge that just tomten came to be used as a shorthand for him. Much like "Santa", really, although the names have very different origins. :)