Correct spelling, explanation: the English name Sweden comes from the Dutch word Zweden and it appeared in English in the 17th century. Before that, the form Swedeland or Sweathland functioned. The basic origin of the word, however, is a tribe known as Svea.
Definition of Sweden:
1. noun – a name of a country in northern Europe;
I’ve been to Sweden a few times and always had a great time.
Word family of Sweden:
The adjective of the word Sweden is Swedish. It also refers to a person who was born in Sweden.
He comes from England, but his wife is Swedish.
Incorrect spelling, explanation: the word Sweden has a relatively easy pronunciation and spelling, but still it causes some trouble among English speakers as it is often misspelled as
Sweeden. It probably comes from the fact that there is a word weed in English. Nevertheless, the only correct spelling of the word is Sweden.
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