Swedish | Phrases - Personal | E-Mail

E-Mail - Opening

Dear John,
Hej John,
Informal, standard way of addressing a friend
Dear Mum / Dad,
Hej mamma/pappa,
Informal, standard way of addressing your parents
Dear Uncle Jerome,
Hej farbror/morbror Jerome,
Informal, standard way of addressing a member of your family
Hello John,
Hallå John,
Informal, standard way of addressing a friend
Hey John,
Hej John,
Very informal, standard way of addressing a friend
John,
John,
Informal, direct way of addressing a friend
My Dear,
Min älskling,
Very informal, used when addressing a loved one
My Dearest,
Raring,
Very informal, used when addressing a partner
Dearest John,
Min käre John,
Informal, used when addressing a partner
Thank you for your E-mail.
Tack för ditt mejl.
Used when replying to correspondence
It was good to hear from you again.
Det var roligt att du hörde av dig igen.
Used when replying to correspondence
I am very sorry I haven't written for so long.
Jag är väldigt ledsen att jag inte skrivit på så länge.
Used when writing to an old friend you haven't contacted for a while
It's such a long time since we had any contact.
Det var så länge sen som vi var i kontakt med varandra.
Used when writing to an old friend you haven't contacted for a long time

E-Mail - Main Body

I am writing to tell you that…
Jag skriver för att berätta att ...
Used when you have important news
Have you made any plans for…?
Har ni några planer för ...?
Used when you want to invite someone to an event or meet up with them
Many thanks for sending / inviting / enclosing…
Tack för att ni skickade / bjöd in / bifogade ...
Used when thanking someone for sending something / inviting someone somewhere / enclosing some information
I am very grateful to you for letting me know / offering / writing…
Jag är mycket tacksam för att ni lät mig veta / erbjöd mig / skrev till mig angående ...
Used when sincerely thanking someone for telling you something / offering you something / writing to you regarding something
It was so kind of you to write / invite / send…
Det var så snällt av dig att skriva till mig / bjuda in mig / skicka mig ...
Used when you sincerely appreciate something someone wrote to you / invited you to / sent you
I am delighted to announce that…
Jag är glad att kunna berätta att ...
Used when announcing good news to friends
I was delighted to hear that…
Jag är glad att höra att ...
Used when relaying a message or news
I am sorry to inform you that…
Jag är så ledsen men jag måste berätta att ...
Used when announcing bad news to friends
I was so sorry to hear that…
Jag blev så ledsen då jag fick höra att ...
Used when comforting a friend regarding bad news that they had
I'd appreciate it if you would check out my new website at…
Jag skulle uppskatta det om du ville kolla in min nya hemsida ...
Used when wanting a friend to see your new website
Please add me on...messenger. My username is…
Lägg till mig på ... messenger. Mitt användarnamn är ...
Used when wanting a friend to add you on an instant messenger service, so that you can communicate more often

E-Mail - Closing

Give my love to…and tell them how much I miss them.
Skicka hälsningar till ... och säg åt dem att jag saknar dem massor.
Used when you want to tell someone you miss them via the recipient of the letter
…sends his/her love.
... hälsar.
Used when adding someone else's regards to a letter
Say hello to…for me.
Hälsa ... från mig.
Used when wanting to acknowledge someone else via the person to whom you are writing
I look forward to hearing from you soon.
Jag ser fram emot att höra av dig snart.
Used when you want to receive a letter in reply
Write back soon.
Mejla mig så fort som möjligt.
Direct, used when you want to receive a letter in reply
Do write back when…
Mejla mig gärna när ...
Used when you want the recipient to reply only when they have news of something
Send me news, when you know anything more.
Mejla mig så fort du vet något mer.
Used when you want the recipient to reply only when they have news of something
Take care.
Sköt om dig.
Used when writing to family and friends
I love you.
Jag älskar dig.
Used when writing to your partner
Best wishes,
Hälsningar,
Informal, used between family, friends or colleagues
With best wishes,
Hjärtliga hälsningar,
Informal, used when writing to family or friends
Kindest regards,
Hjärtligaste hälsningar,
Informal, used when writing to family or friends
All the best,
Jag önskar dig allt gott,
Informal, used when writing to family or friends
All my love,
Många kramar,
Informal, used when writing to family or friends
Lots of love,
Puss och kram,
Informal, used when writing to family
Much love,
Kramisar,
Informal, used when writing to family