Before I start – If you haven’t checked my first post about it, here it is: Nørront (1)
As we said, Nørront is a name for both Old Norse and Old Icelandic, because the difference between them both was pretty small. Continue reading “Fridays with Norwegian #13 – Nørront (2).”
Have you ever wondered what was before modern Norwegian, back when there was no bokmål and nynorsk? Are you by any case interested in language that developed by the Viking Age? Here’s some of my research. Norrønt (english: Old Norse) was a North Germanic language spoken mostly in Norway and Iceland. (yes, Norwegian has German roots). … Continue reading Fridays with Norwegian #12 – Norrønt (1).
When you start to learn language or you’re in the middle of it, you may want to have some tools. The same thing when it comes to norwegian. So I listed up the “essentials”. good dicitonary: lizus (PL-NO) glosbe (NO-all languages) bokmål/nynorsk ordboka (NO-NO). If you’re travelling I would recommend paper dictionary, but there’s no … Continue reading Fridays with Norwegian #11 – tools.
<Sorry for late post, but I have been in Lillehammer for whole day and I had forgotten that it is friday today. > About dialects. Mostly. However, I thought that continuation of verbs, adjectives, substantives and idioms won’t be good idea, since those things are really easy to check on internet. So I was thinking … Continue reading Fridays with Norwegian #10 – dialects.
As I promised, here are summary of all idioms I posted before. Hope you find it useful. Continue reading Fridays with Norwegian #9 – idioms list.
Since the last post was so well-received, I thought why not write down more idioms. Next week I will do graphic summary of all idioms, so you guys will be able to download it and learn from it more easily. å bite i det sure eplet – bite the bullet å puffe til noen – … Continue reading Fridays with Norwegian #8 – idioms.
Because I have so much going on this weekend (I started fadderweek this monday – it’s like the week before actually starting studying at university), so I have no time to make those circle-ish pictures with words. But i won’t leave you without something – here are some of the idioms I have learned in … Continue reading Fridays with Norwegian #7.