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Criss-crossing Norway Posted by on Feb 28, 2019

If you look in an atlas, Norway looks like a very long vott (mitten – or do you see something else?) Add a lot of fjorder og fjell (fjords and mountains), and it’s easy to see how Norwegians can have a hard time getting around. 🙂 Fortunately, there are many ways to criss-cross the country……

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Describing Looks Posted by on Jan 31, 2019

Hvordan ser han/hun ut? How does he/she look? You might not carry around photos of everyone you know in mobilen din (your mobile phone), so now and then you’ll need ord (words) to describe somebody’s utseende (appearance, literally ”out-looking”). Høy, lav, stor, kraftig, liten, tykk, tynn (tall, short, big, strongly built, small, thick/stout, thin) –…

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Christmassy Christmas in Norway Posted by on Dec 24, 2018

Nå er det jul igjen, og nå er det jul igjen, og jula varer helt til påske! (Now it’s Xmas again, and now it’s Xmas again, and the Xmas lasts until Easter.) This verse from a popular julesang (Christmas song) shows just how much Norwegians love jula [yoola] – Easter doesn’t even come close! This…

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When is your birthday? Posted by on Nov 23, 2018

Asking about somebody’s fødselsdag (birthday) might not be the first thing you do. Still, when the topic does pop up, it’s good to be prepared! 🙂 Otherwise, the knowledge of how to say datoer (dates) could come handy when planning … dates. You can ask the question itself in two different ways – both meaning…

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Shopping in Norway Posted by on Oct 31, 2018

No matter how much hermetikkmat (canned food) you bring from home, sooner or later you’ll need to do some shopping in Norge. Fortunately, this is normally straightforward and easy – you don’t need to prute på prisene (bargain) or discuss a lot with the people in butikken (the shop). But be prepared for some angry…

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