Question about noun prefixes.

Sorry if I've managed to miss something, but how do you determine when to use en vs et. Would it be grammatically correct to interchange these, as it is with ei and en.

Thanks for any help, tusen takk.

June 10, 2015


It depends on the gender of the noun.

If the noun is masculine, you use en (en gutt).

If the noun is feminine, you can use ei or en (ei jente, en jente).

If the noun is neuter, you use et (et hus).

June 10, 2015

thanks :)

June 12, 2015
Learn Norwegian (Bokmål) in just 5 minutes a day. For free.