Swedish word of the day: björntjänst

Björntjänst can be broken down into two words you might know fairly early on in your Swedish-learning journey.

Björn means ‘bear’, and the word has existed in almost the exact same form for centuries, probably coming from an older word for ‘brown’. Then we have tjänst, which means ‘service’ and is used in a wide variety of contexts: a company or an app might offer various tjänster, kundtjänst is ‘customer services’, and a Read more posts sweden or read the original


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