Norwegian Vocabulary

A long list of common Norwegian words. The parentheses after each noun (m, f, n) gives its gender.

Norwegian Vocabulary


Norwegian Vocabulary

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Animals

Dyr

Body Parts

Kroppsdeler

Bear

Bjørn (m)

Arm

Arm (m)

Bird

Fugl (m)

Back

Rygg (m)

Cat

Katt (m)

Chest

Bringe (f)

Cow

Ku (f)

Ear

Øyra (n)

Dog

Hund (m)

Eye

Auga (n)

Fish

Fisk (m)

Face

Fjes (n)

Horse

Hest (m)

Finger

Fing (m)

Monkey

Ape (f)

Fingers

Fingrar

Mouse

Mus (f)

Foot

Fot (m)

Pig

Gris (m)

Hair

Hår (n)

Sheep

Sau (m)

Hand

Hand (f)

 

 

Head

Hovud (n)

Adjectives

Adjektiv

Heart

Hjarta (n)

Angry

Sint

Leg

Legg (m)

Bad

Slem

Mouth

Munn (m)

Beautiful

Vak

Neck

Hals (m)

Cheap

Billeg

Nose

Nase (m)

Clean

Rein

Shoulder

Skulder (f)

Cold

Kald

Stomach

Mage (m)

Different

Ulik, forskjellig

Teeth

Tenner

Difficult

Vanskeleg

Tongue

Tunge (f)

Early

Tidleg

Tooth

Tann (f)

Easy

Lett

 

 

Friendly

Venleg

Objects

Ting

Good

God

Bathroom

Bad (n)

Heavy

Tung

Bed

Seng (f)

Important

Viktig

Bedroom

Soverom (n)

Married

Gift

Ceiling

Himling (m)

Natural

Naturleg

Chair

Stol (m)

Nice

Snill, god

Clothes

Klede

Open

Open

Coat

Kåpe (f)

Polite

Høfleg

Cup

Kopp (m)

Poor

Fattig, stakkar

Desk

Pult (m)

Rich

Rik

Dress

Kjole (m)

Sad

Trist

Floor

Golv (n)

Simple

Enkel

Fork

Gaffel (m)

Slow

Sakte, sein

Furniture

Møblar

Small

Liten

Glass

Glas (n)

Sweet

Søt

Hat

Hatt (m)

Tall

Høg

Cap

Lue (f)

Warm

Varm

Ink

Blekk (n)

Well

Bra

Jacket

Jakke (f)

Worse

Ille

Kitchen

Kjøken (n)

Worst

Verre

Knife

Kniv (m)

Wrong

Feil

Lamp

Lampe (f)

 

 

Letter

Brev (n)

Miscellaneous words

Ymse ord

Map

Kart (n)

Art

Kunst (m)

Newspaper

Avis (f)

Book

Bok (f)

Notebook

Notisbok (f)

Dictionary

Ordbok (f)

Pants

Bukse (f)

Geography

Geografi (m)

Paper

Papir (n)

History

Historie (f)

Pen

Penn (m)

Math

Matte (m)

Pencil

Blyant (m)

Music

Musikk (m)

Pharmacy

Apotek (n)

Science

Vitskap (m)

Picture

Bilete (n)

Bank

Bank (m)

Plate

Tallerk (m)

Beach

Strand (f)

Refrigerator

Kjøleskåp (n)

By bicycle

Med sykkel

Restaurant

Restaurant (m)

By bus

Med buss

Roof

Tak (n)

By car

Med bil

Room

Rom (n)

By train

Med tog

Rug

Rye (f), teppe (n)

Cafe

Kafe (m)

Scissors

Saks (f)

Country

Land (n)

Shampoo

Sjampo (m)

Desert

Ørken (m)

Shirt

Skjorte (f)

Flowers

Blomster

Shoes

Sko

Football

Fotball (m)

Soap

Såpe (f)

Forest

Skog (m)

Socks

Sokkar

Game

Spel (n)

Spoon

Skei (f)

Garden

Hage (m)

Table

Bord (n)

House

Hus (n)

Toilet

Toalett (n)

Island

Øy (f)

Toothbrush

Tannbørste (m)

Lake

Innsjø (m)

Toothpaste

Tannkrem (m)

Library

Bibliotek (n)

Towel

Handkle (n)

Mountain

Fjell (n)

T-shirt

T-skjorte (f)

Movies

Kino (m)

Umbrella

Paraply (m)

Ocean

Hav (n)

Underwear

Undertøy (n)

Office

Kontor (n)

Wall

Vegg (m)

On foot

Til fots

Wallet

Lommebok (f)

Player

Spelar (m)

Window

Vindauga (n)

River

Elv (f)

 

 

Sea

Sjø (m)

Food

Mat (m)

Soccer

Fotball (m)

Apple

Eple (n)

Supermarket

Supermarknad (m)

Apricot

Aprikos (m)

Swimming pool

Basseng (n)

Banana

Banan (m)

Theater

Teater (n)

Bread

Brød (n)

Tree

Tre (n)

Breakfast

Frukost (m)

 

 

Butter

Smør (n)

Verbs

Verb

Candy

Godteri (n)/ Snop (n)

To arrive

Å koma / å kome

Carrot

Gulrot (f)

To ask

Å spørje

Cheese

Ost (m)

To be

Å vere

Chicken

Kylling (m)

To become

Å bli

Dessert

Dessert (m)

To begin

Å begynne

Dinner

Middag (m)

To break

Å bryte

Fish

Fisk (m)

To bring

Å bringe

Food

Mat (m)

To build

Å byggje

Fruit

Frukt (m)

To burn

Å brenne

Grapes

Druer

To buy

Å kjøpe

Ice cream

Iskrem (m)

To call

Å ringje

Lamb

Sau (m)

To choose

Å velje

Lemon

Sitron (m)

To clean

Å reingjere

Lunch

Lunsj (m)

To close

Å lukke

Meal

Måltid (n)

To come

Å kome

Meat

Kjøt (n)

To cut

Å klippe/kutte

Onion

Lauk (m)

To dance

Å danse

Orange

Appelsin (f)

To do

Å gjere

Pork

Svin (n)

To dream

Å drøyme

Potato

Potet (m)

To drink

Å drikke

Salad

Salat (m)

To eat

Å ete

Salt

Salt (n)

To fall

Å falle

Sandwich

Smørbrød (n)

To find

Å finne

Sausage

Pølse (f)

To forget

Å gløyme

Soup

Suppe (f)

To get

Å få

Sugar

Sukker (n)

To go

Å gå

Supper

Middag (m)

To hear

Å høyre

Turkey

Kalkun (m)

To help

Å hjelpe

Vegetables

Grønsaker

To kiss

Å kysse

 

 

To know

Å vite

People

Folk

To laugh

Å le

Aunt

Tante (f)

To learn

Å lære

Baby

Baby (m)

To like

Å like

Brother

Bror (m)

To live

Å leve

Cousin

Søskenbarn (n)

To look

Å sjå

Daughter

Dotter (f)

To love

Å elske

Dentist

Tannlege (m)

To make

Å lage

Doctor

Dokter (m)

To mean

Å meine

Father

Far (m)

To meet

Å møte

Granddaughter

Barnebarn (n)

To need

Å trenge

Grandfather

Bestefar (m)

To open

Å opne

Grandmother

Bestemor (f)

To play

Å spele

Grandson

Barnebarn

To push

Å dytte

Husband

Mann (m)

To read

Å lese

Mother

Mor (f)

To remember

Å hugse

Nephew

Nevø (m)

To return

Å kome tilbake

Niece

Niese (f)

To run

Å springe

Nurse

Sjukepleiar (m)

To say

Å seie

Policeman

Politimann (m)

To see

Å sjå

Postman

Postmann (m)

To sell

Å selje

Professor

Professor (m)

To send

Å sende

Son

Son (m)

To sit

Å sitje

Teacher

Lærar (m)

To sleep

Å sove

uncle

Onkel (m)

To speak

Å snakke

Wife

Kone (f)

To take

Å ta

 

 

To talk

Å tale

 

 

To teach

Å lære

 

 

To tell

Å fortelje

 

 

To think

Å tenkje

 

 

To understand

Å forstå

 

 

To wait

Å vente

 

 

To want

Å ynskje

 

 

To work

Å arbeide

 

 




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