Norwegian... when for?
I see a lot of people asking for Norwegian (and actually I am one of those). When is next Duolingo poll? Do you have any news?
thank you :)
I would like to learn Norwegian as well. I did already learn some, and found that I can read Danish and Swedish from understanding that little Norwegian.
On this site I found a nice explanation a Norwegian native why to choose for Norwegian over Danish or Swedish: http://www.phrasebase.com/archive2/all-languages/swedish-danish-and-norwegian.html
" Norwegian, swedish and danish 90% of the words in swedish is also in the norwegian. we don`t always understand each other, and norwegians understand the two other languages better.
Fig. A. an understanding of spoken language
Norwegians understand 88% of the spoken swedish language understand 73% of the spoken danish language
Swedes understand 48% of the spoken norwegian language understand 23% of the spoken danish language
Danes understand 69% of the spoken norwegian language understand 43% of the spoken swedish language
Fig. B. An understanding of the written language
Norwegians understand 89% of the written swedish language understand 93% of the written danish language
Swedes understand 86% of the written norwegian language understand 69% of the written danish language
Danes understand 89% of the written norwegian language undestand 69? of the written swedish language.
We in Norway undestand the danish written language best. The norwegian bokmål has developed from the danish language and we have seen the language from 100-150 years ago. All of the big writers in Norway used the danish language. "
Norwegian is on incubator!