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Then-time /Now-time/ Front-time

The past in Swedish = dåtid, which translated back to English is “then-time”
• the time that was then, before now

The present in Swedish = nutid, which translated back to English is “now-time”
• (self-explanatory)

The future in Swedish = framtid, which translated back to English is “front-time”
• the time that is in front of us

An example of how languages can illustrate abstractions like time very differently.
The Present has a slightly different feel than Now-time.
And compare the theatrical FUTURE to the more pragmatic Front-time.

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