That’s an interesting thing. I always thought (yeah, stereotypes) that when it comes to Nordic folks, they like to be on time. I even read that somewhere, but unfortunately I don’t remember. So last week I was talking with a Norwegian guy whom I just met, about typical Norwegian ‘things’. There were a party at … Continue reading Why Norwegians are often late?
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.
It’s… small. Really small, about 30,000 folks live here. But some people say that small is beautiful, and they’re absolutely right. In Norway you probably can’t find an ugly city, it’s just impossible. It’s like – å lete etter en nål i en høystakk – looking for a needle in a haystack. The city is … Continue reading Hamar – first impression.
3 verbs, 3 substantives, 3 adjektives and 1 idiom per week. Continue reading Fridays with Norwegian #6.
3 verbs, 3 substantives, 3 adjektives and 1 idiom per week. Continue reading Fridays with Norwegian #5.
The archaeological excavations at Bryggen has given us a magnificent collection of runic inscriptions. We find trade letters, receipts, poetry, religious inscriptions, ownership marks and inscriptions with almost verbal utterances. This large variation suggests that runes were known and used by a large proportion of the population in the city during the Middle Ages. The … Continue reading Futhark – runic alphabet
3 verbs, 3 substantives, 3 adjektives and 1 idiom per week. Continue reading Fridays with Norwegian #4.