English Spelled Like Norwegian

In English some of the easiest words for Norwegian speakers are English words spelled like Norwegian.

The English words below are followed by their pronunciations to help you realize that these foreign words spelled exactly like Norwegian are really English words.

Some of the following English words spelled like Norwegian are recently borrowed from English, like ‘milkshake’ and 'camping'. Some others have been borrowed from French ['restaurant'] or Italian ['opera'] or from other languages by both Norwegian and English.

Some English words spelled like Norwegian are also pronounced like Norwegian.

[In the following pronunciation guide, only English words pronounced like Norwegian are included now, enclosed in single quotation marks. The rest of the English pronunciations will be added later.]

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ENGLISH -- [SAY NORWEGIAN]

adapter -- [‘adapter’]

April

aspirin

August

baby

bacon -- [‘bacon’]

bank

bar -- [‘bar’]

basketball -- [‘basketball’]

beige

best -- [‘best’]

bikini -- [‘bikini’]

blind

brandy

camping -- [‘camping’]

centimeter -- [‘centimeter’]

champagne

cocktail -- [‘cocktail’]

denim -- [‘denim’]

deodorant

diesel -- [‘diesel’]

digital

dill -- [‘dill’]

dollar (U.S.) -- [‘dollar’]

drink -- [‘drink’]

egg -- [‘egg’]

film (movie) -- [‘film’]

fjord

for -- [‘for’]

full

gin

glass -- [‘glass’]

golf -- [‘golf’]

gram -- [‘gram’]

guide -- [‘guide’]

hard

hare

ibuprofen

jazz

juice

kilo

kilogram

kilometer

kosher -- [‘kosher’]

lighter -- [‘lighter’]

like (v.)

liquor

liter -- ['liter']

marmalade

melon

meter

milkshake -- [‘milkshake’]

million

moped

motorboat

museum

November

opera

park (n.) -- [‘park’]

penicillin

pepper -- [‘pepper’]

per

pop

post (BE) -- [‘post’]

problem

racket

rap

restaurant

ring -- [‘ring’]

ruin

safe (n.) -- [‘safe’]

salt -- [‘salt’]

salve

sauna

seminar -- [SEH-mih-nahr]

send

September -- [‘september’]

service -- [‘service’]

sherry -- [‘sherry’]

shorts

side

sightseeing -- [‘sightseeing’]

ski

soda

spa -- [‘spa’]

student

tank

tennis -- [‘tennis’]

terminal

tonic -- [‘tonic’]

TV

vodka -- [‘vodka’]

volleyball -- [‘volleyball’]

whisky

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FOR A GREATER CHALLENGE

For a greater challenge, see English Spelled Somewhat Like Norwegian for words similar to Norwegian , but spelled somewhat differently. .



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