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Your Norwegian Possessives Posted by on Apr 25, 2016

When you want to say ”your” or ”my” something, there are really three things to consider in Norwegian: 1. Before or after? In Norwegian, a possessive pronoun (”our”, ”their”…) may be placed either before or after a noun: Det er min dag i dag! (”It’s my day today” = It’s my lucky day) vs. Har…

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Norwegian Pronouns – it’s personal Posted by on Apr 15, 2016

Nothing speeds up communication like a good pronoun! 🙂 Instead of having to repeat a personal name umpteen times, it’s really great that once everybody agrees on a topic, ”you” can manage with a short ”I” or ”she”. At first glance, Norwegian pronomen look a lot like the English ones: Jeg venter på trikken. (I’m…

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