A list of common norwegian words.

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  • Aftenblad

    name of newspaper

    Aftenposten

    name of Oslo daily newspaper

    aldri

    never

    all / alt / alle

    all

    allerede

    already

    alltid

    always

    altså

    thus

    amerikanske

    American

    annen / annet andre

    other, second

    ansatte

    employed

    et arbeid

    work

    bak

    behind

    barn / barnet / barna

    child

    bedre

    better

    begge

    both

    Bergen

    city in Norway

    best / beste

    best

    betyr

    means

    bilen

    the car

    (en) bjørn

    bear / male name

    blant

    among

    ble

    became

    bli

    become

    blir

    become(s)

    blitt

    became

    bra

    good / well

    (en) brann

    fire

    bruk / bruke /brukte / brukt

    use / used

    burde

    ought

    (en) by / byen / byer / byene

    city / town

    bør

    ought

    både

    both

    da

    when, then

    de

    they, those, the

    deg

    you (object, singular)

    (en) del / delen/ deler / delene

    part

    den

    it, that

    denne

    this [en noun]

    der

    there [location]

    deres

    their(s), your(s)

    derfor

    for that reason

    dermed

    thus

    dersom

    if / in case

    dessuten

    besides

    det

    it, that

    dette

    this

    direktør

    director

    disse

    these

    du

    you (singular, subject)

    dårlig / dårlige

    bad

    egen / eget / egne

    own

    ei

    a (femine noun indef. article)

    eksempel

    example

    enda

    even / still

    eneste

    only / sole

    enkel / enkelt (e)

    individual / plain / simple

    ennå

    yet / still

    et

    a (neuter noun indef. article)

    ett

    one (neuter nouns)

    etter

    after

    en familie

    family

    fast

    fixed, permanent

    fikk

    got (past of å få)

    å finne

    to find

    finnes

    is/ are found (-s passive)

    i fjor

    last year

    flere / flest

    more

    folk

    people

    for

    for, because

    foran

    in front of (position)

    fordi

    because

    forhold

    condition / relationship

    forslag

    suggestion

    å fortelle

    to tell

    fortsatt

    continued

    fotball

    soccer

    foto

    photo

    fram

    forth / onward

    fredag

    Friday

    frem

    forth / onward

    full fullt/ fulle

    full / drunk / complete

    funnet

    found

    å følge

    follow

    før

    before (in time)

    get, be able, few

    gammel / gammelt / gamle

    old

    ganske

    quite

    å gi / gir / ga(v) / gitt

    to give

    gikk

    went / walked (past of å gå)

    å gjelde

    to be in effect

    gjennom

    through

    gjerne

    willingly / gladly

    å arbeide

    to work

    en dag

    a day

    en del

    a part / portion

    en forbindelse

    connection

    gjorde

    did (past tense of å gjøre)

    gjort

    done (past part of å gjøre)

    gjør

    do(es) (present tense of å gjøre)

    å gjøre

    to do

    god / godt / godt

    good

    en grunn

    a basis

    å gå

    to go

    går

    go(es), i går = yesterday

    gått

    gone

    å ha

    have

    ham

    him (object)

    hans

    his (possessive)

    har

    have, has

    hel/ helt / hele

    whole

    heller

    rather

    helt

    completely

    henne

    her (object)

    hennes

    her/s (possessive)

    her

    here (position)

    hjelp

    help (noun and imperative)

    hjem

    home (motion)

    hjemme

    home (location)

    å holde / holdt

    to hold / held

    hordaland

    fylke in which Bergen is

    hos

    at / by / among

    hun

    she (subject)

    et hus / huset / husene / husa

    house

    hva?

    what?

    hvem?

    who / whom?

    hver / hvert

    each

    hvor?

    where?

    hvordan?

    how?

    hvorfor?

    why?

    høyre

    right (side)

    å håpe

    to hope

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