100 Basic Norwegian Vocabularies

We believe in learning the most important vocabularies first to start off your learning journey on the right foot. The list below contains 100 of the most frequently used Norwegian vocabularies. For more vocabularies like that, check out our yellow vocabulary book towards the end of this page.

EnglishNorwegian
Ijeg
youdu
hehan
shehun
itdet
wevi
youdere
theyde
whathva
whohvem
wherehvor
whyhvorfor
howhvordan
whichhvilken
whennår
then
ifhvis
reallyvirkelig
butmen
becausefordi
notikke
thisdette
thatdet
allalle
oreller
andog
to knowå vite (vite - vet - visste - visst)
to thinkå tenke (tenke - tenker - tenkte - tenkt)
to comeå komme (komme - kommer - kom - kommet)
to putå legge (legge - legger - la - lagt)
to takeå ta (ta - tar - tok - tatt)
to findå finne (finne - finner - fant - funnet)
to listenå høre (høre - hører - hørte - hørt)
to workå jobbe (jobbe - jobber - jobbet - jobbet)
to talkå snakke (snakke - snakker - snakket - snakket)
to giveå gi (gi - gir - ga - gitt)
to likeå like (like - liker - likte - likt)
to helpå hjelpe (hjelpe - hjelper - hjalp - hjulpet)
to loveå elske (elske - elsker - elsket - elsket)
to callå ringe (ringe - ringer - ringte - ringt)
to waitå vente (vente - venter - ventet - ventet)
0null
1en
2to
3tre
4fire
5fem
6seks
7sju
8åtte
9ni
10ti
11elleve
12tolv
13tretten
14fjorten
15femten
16seksten
17sytten
18atten
19nitten
20tjue
newny (ny - ny - nytt - nye)
oldgammel (gammel - gammel - gammelt - gamle)
few
manymange
wrongfeil (feil - feil - feil - gale/uriktige)
correctriktig (riktig - riktig - riktig - riktige)
baddårlig (dårlig - dårlig - dårlig - dårlige)
goodflink (flink - flink - flinkt - flinke)
happylykkelig (lykkelig - lykkelig - lykkelig - lykkelige)
shortkort (kort - kort - kort - korte)
longlang (lang - lang - langt - lange)
smallliten (liten - lita - lite - små)
bigstor (stor - stor - stort - store)
thereder
hereher
righthøyre
leftvenstre
beautifulvakker (vakker - vakker - vakkert - vakre)
youngung (ung - ung - ungt - unge)
oldgammel (gammel - gammel - gammelt - gamle)
hellohallo
okok
of courseselvfølgelig
bye byeha det
good byefarvel
excuse meunnskyld
sorrybeklager
thank youtakk
pleasevær så snill
now
hour(M) time (time - timen - timer - timene)
minute(N) minutt (minutt - minuttet - minutter - minuttene)
second(N) sekund (sekund - sekundet - sekunder - sekundene)
day(M) dag (dag - dagen - dager - dagene)
week(M) uke (uke - uken - uker - ukene)
month(M) måned (måned - måneden - måneder - månedene)
year(N) år (år - året - år - årene)
evening(M) kveld (kveld - kvelden - kvelder - kveldene)
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Norwegian Vocabulary Books

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Norwegian Vocabulary Book

This Norwegian vocabulary book contains more than 3000 words and phrases and is organized by topic to make it easier for you to pick what to learn first. It is well suited for learners of all levels who are looking for an extensive resource to improve their vocabulary or are interested in learning vocabularies in one particular area of interest.

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