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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/dottedmag

Everyday Norwegian vocabulary in one picture

5 most useful Norwegian phrases:

May 31, 2015

16 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Deliciae

Accurate.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jgstcd

That's a very loquacious response. I was expecting "Jo."


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Windrammer

More like "jada".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Iorua

This should help explain why we don't use the polite form "De" any more.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CrudusAnguis

And this is how you convinced me to learn Norwegian :))


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Andreas83

You can just imagine some vikings saying that after a raid, drinking the stolen wine ....


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Andreas83

When I watched an episode of "Vikings" recently, I understood a little of what they were saying. in some scenes, when the former priest translates, vikings and saxons (I think) speak ancient versions of their respective languages.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/dreforall

They speak (very bad) icelandic in the tv show; Icelandic being the closest to old norse, which would've been their language at the time period.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/neonpossum

This is awesome haha


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Windrammer

Aye, hit the nail on the head.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/dreforall

Keep it simple, eh? What about orka/orkar/orkar ikke? :p (Or is it orker? I don't remember the spelling...)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/20first

This is great :)

I was a little surprised, though, to find that pretty much all of the short Norwegian statements make sense in German (translated pretty literally) in the same situation as well. In fact, they are often used in exactly that sense in everyday colloquial German: Hä? | Ups/Oh... | Nein, echt? | (Und) Sonst? | Du?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mlwmopar

This is so awesome. :)

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