Fridays with Norwegian #16 – Christmas words.

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Christmas is just about to begin, there’re only few days left. One may say, the anticipation for Christmas to begin is the best thing in all this, and I must agree with this. So, while waiting for the days to come, why not learn some Norwegian Christmas-related words and phrases?

  • God Jul! – Merry Christmas!
  • Julestjerne – poinsettia
  • Misteltein – mistletoe
  • Pinnekjøtt – lamb ribs
  • Mandelgrøt – almond porridge
  • Juletre – Christmas tree
  • Pepperkake – gingerbread
  • Nissen – Santa Claus, Saint Nicholas
  • Klementin – clementine, mandarin
  • Gavepapir – wrapping paper
  • Julaften – Christmas Eve
  • Glede – felicity, happiness
  • Julekrans – Christmas wreath
  • Ribbe – ribs
  • Julelys – Christmas lights
  • Juletrepynt – Christmas tree ornaments
  • Julegløgg – mulled wine
  • Reinsdyr – reindeer
  • Julegave – Christmas present
  • Godt nytt år – Happy New Year!
  • Julemat – Christmas food
  • Lutefisk – lutefisk
  • Reinsdyrstek – reindeer steak
  • Julesaus – Christmas sauce
  • Kålrotstappe – swede mashed
  • Kalkun – turkey, wild turkey
  • Riskrem – rice cream
  • Multekrem – cloudberry cream
  • Snø, sne – snow
  • Appelsin – orange
  • Nellik – cloves
  • Kanel – cinnamon
  • Ingefær – ginger
  • Kjeks – cookies
  • Anis – anise
  • Utsmykning – decoration

There will be everyday post till Christmas Eve, so stay tuned. More coming.

Hope you all are having a nice week.

Author: areneith

student, Norway-lover, artist, dreamer, book worm

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