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Basic shapes in Norwegian Posted by on Sep 30, 2016

You’ve got the colours, and now you need formene (the shapes). 🙂 You can certainly guess what sirkel [SEERkel] means. Another word for the roundest of shapes is runding (”round thing”). Strek is a common word for linje [LEENyeh] (line). When you’re drawing shapes, it’s hard to avoid streker. Some of them get together to…

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Romantic Norway Posted by on Sep 24, 2016

What attracts you to Norway? Is it språket (the language), fjordene (the fjords), fjellene (the mountains) – or maybe trollene (the trolls)? Tourists and Norwegians alike often have very romantiske forestillinger (romantic ideas) about Norge! 🙂 Here are some of the images reisebyrået ditt (your travel agency) love to paint: Norwegians love skiing and trekking…

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