NORTH, EAST, SOUTH & WEST: Nord, Öst, Syd & Väst

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Source of the Map: Swedish Employment Agency

CARDINAL DIRECTIONS: NORTH, EAST, SOUTH & WEST

Kardinalstreck: Nord, Öst, Syd & Väst

The four cardinal virtues are prudence, courage, temperance (restraint) and justice. De fyra kardinaldygderna (CARDINAL VIRTUEs) är vishet, mod, måttfullhet och rättrådighet.

The four cardinal points or cardinal directions are north (NORD), east (ÖST), south (SYD) and west (VÄST). The intercardinal or intermediate directions are northeast (NORDÖST), southeast (SYDÖST), southwest (SYDVÄST), and northwest (NORDVÄST).

Väderstreck: POINT OF THE COMPASS : De fyra väderstrecken (kardinalpunkterna) är öster, väster, norr, söder. THE FOUR POINTS ON THE COMPASS ARE EAST, WEST, NORTH, SOUTH.  Norr (north) and södra (south) refers to the direction of something in reference to a location.

Nord: NORTH

Nord: NORTH: Nord refers to the cardinal direction of NORTH.

Nordpolen: THE NORTH POLE

Nordan refers to the northerly wind: vind från norr

Nordbo: NORTHERNER

Nordbor: NORTHERNER

Nordborna: NORTHERNER, NORTHERNERS

Norden refers to the countries of Sweden (Sverige), Finland (Finland), Norway (Norge), Denmark (Danmark) and Iceland (Island).

Nordirland = NORTHERN IRELAND

Nordkorea: NORTH KOREA, nordkorean: NORTH KOREAN

Nordsida: NORTH SIDE

Nordlig, nordligt, nordliga (ADJECTIVE): NORTH, NORTHERLY. The adjectives refer to the direction such as ‘i nordlig riktning’ IN A NORTHERLY DIRECTION.

Nordligaste: NORTHERNMOST or NORTHERLY (in a northerly directin)

Karesuando är en tätort i Kiruna kommun och ligger i nordligaste Sverige. Kiruna kommun är både den nordligaste och ytmässigt största kommunen i Sverige.KARESUNANDO IS A TOWN IN KIRUNA MUNICIPALITY AND LIES IN NORTHERNMOST SWEDEN. KIRUNA MUNICIPALITY IS BOTH THE NORTHERNMOST AND BIGGEST MUNICIPALITY IN SWEDEN.

Nordlig vind: NORTH OR NORTHERLY WIND. Sverige blåses av nordlig vind. SWEDEN IS BLOWN BY NORTHERLY WIND.

Nordvästlig, NORTHWEST, NORTHWESTERLY, TOWARDS THE NORTHWEST, NORTHWESTERN

Nordöstlig: NORTHEAST, NORTHEASTERLY

Nordöstra: NORTHEASTERN

Norr: NORTH. Norr is used to indicate directions (riktning mot), and also functions as an adverb in addition to noun. For example: Uppsala ligger norr om Stockholm – UPPSALA IS LOCATED NORTH OF STOCKHOLM.

Norrsida refers to THE NORTH SIDE

Syd: SOUTH

Sydväst: SOUTHWEST

Sydafrika: SOUTH AFRICA

Sydamerika: SOUTH AMERICA

Sydkorea: SOUTH KOREA

Sydlig, sydligt, sydliga: SOUTH, SOUTHERN, SOUTHERLY i Sveriges sydligaste delar – in the southernmost parts of Sweden

Sydländsk, sydländskt, sydländskat: OF THE SOUTH, SOUTHERN

Sydlänning, sydlänningar: SOUTHERNER, SOUTHERNERS

Sydost: SOUTHEAST

Sydostlig: SOUTHEASTERLY, SOUTHEAST, SOUTHEASTLY

Sydsida: SOUTHSIDE

Sydvästlig: SOUTHWESTERLY, SOUTHWEST, SOUTHWESTERN,

Sydvästra: SOUTHWEST, SOUTHWESTERN

Sydöst: SOUTHEAST

Sydöstra: SOUTHEASTERN, SOUTHEAST

Söder refers to SOUTH, the direction in relation to another place. For example: Göteborg ligger söder om Stockholm. GOTHENBURG IS LOCATED TO SOUTH OF STOCKHOLM.

Öst: EAST

Solen går upp i öster: THE SUN RISES IN THE EAST.

Östkust: EAST COAST

Öster: THE EAST

Östanvind: THE EASTERN WINDS

Österifrån regers to someone from the East

Österike: AUSTRIA!

Österut, åt öster: EASTWARDS

Östereuropa: EASTERN EUROPE

Östlig, östligt, östliga: EASTERLY, EASTERN, EAST

ÖSTRA: EASTERN, THE EAST

Väst = WEST

Solen går ner i väster. THE SUN SETS OR GOES DOWN IN THE WEST.

Note that väst also refers to a waistcoast like ylleväst (WOOLLEN VEST), and also to the western countries such as västerlandet (western countries)

Vaster refers to direction of – the west: Västerbotten is a province in Sweden and it is located in the northernmost region called Norrland.

Västerifrån: from the WEST, WESTERLY

Västerlänning: WESTERNER, WESTERNERS

Västern: the West

Västerfilm: WESTERN FILSM

Västerut: WESTWARDS

Västindien: the WEST INDIAN, or Caribbean

Västkusten = the WEST COAST

Västlig: WESTERLY

Västmakterna = THE WESTERN POWERS

Västra: WESTERN SIDE: Den Frölunda ligger på västra sidan av Göteborg: FRÖLUNDA IS LOCATED ON THE WESBTERN SIDE OF GOTHENBURG

Västsahara: WESTERN SAHARA