Norwegian Needs No Translation

Some Norwegian Needs No Translation because the words similar to English will enable you to understand what is meant.

Use the spelling and/or sound of each word similar to English to help you figure out its meaning.

So from the key words similar to English you should be able to make out the meanings of the other Norwegian connecting words that are not similar to English. Use the words similar to English as clues to the meanings of the other Norwegian words.

Try to just get the overall meaning of each sentence without trying to translate each unfamiliar Norwegian word. Many are like sentences in English that express ideas you have said or heard often before.

Consider each sentence as a puzzle you can probably solve. Have fun with the challenge of it. See how far down the list you can get.

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Some Norwegian That Needs No Translation

NORWEGIAN -- [SAY]

Hallo! -- [hah-LOO!]

Stopp! -- [stohp]

Hjelp! -- [yehlp]

Hvor er en restaurant? -- [voor “are” ehn rehs-tew-RAHNG]

Hvor er en bar? -- [voor “are” ehn “bar”]

Hvor er en kafé? -- [voor “are” ehn kah-FEH]

Hvor er et hotell? -- [voor “are” eht hu-TEHL]

Hvor er toalettet? -- [voor “are” tu-ah-LEHT-uh]

Hvor er busstasjonen? -- [voor “are” BEWS-stah-shoon-uhn]

Hvor er fontenen? -- [voor “are” fon-TEH-nuhn]

Hvor er synagogen? -- [voor “are” sui-nah-GOO-guhn]

Hvor er sauna? -- [voor “are” ehn SEV-nah]

Hvor er vi? -- [voor “are” vee]

Hvor er nærmeste busstasjonen? -- [voor “are” NER-mehs-tuh BEWS-stah-shoon-uhn]

Kan du hjelpe meg? -- [kahn dew YEHL-puh may]

Kan vi campe her? -- [kahn vee KEHM-puh har]

Kan du vekke meg? -- [kahn dew VEHK-kuh may]

Kan du presse dette? -- [kahn dew PREHS-suh DEHT-tuh]

Kan du fakse dette til Oslo? -- [kahn dew fahks DEHT-tuh tihl OHS-loh]

Kan du sende meg en fax? -- [kahn dew SEHN-nuh may ehn fahks]

Kan du sende meg en kopi? -- [kahn dew SEHN-nuh may ehn ku-PEE]

Er service inkludert? -- [“are service” ing-klew-DEHRT]

Hva var adressen? -- [vah vahr ahd-REHS-suhn]

Hvor lang er turen? -- [voor lang “are” TEW-ruhn]

Det er interessant. -- [deh “are” ihn-tuh-rehs-SAHNGT]

Det er romantisk. -- [deh “are” ru-MAHN-tihsk]

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FOR AN EASIER VERSION


For an easier version of these sentences with English translations, go to the web page Easiest Norwegian Sentences.


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MORE NORWEGIAN NEEDS NO TRANSLATION

Signs In Norwegian That Need No Translation:

STOPP -- [STOHP]

DIESEL

TOALETT -- [tu-ah-LEHT-uh]

PARKERING FORBUT

U-SVING FORBUT

CAMPING FORBUT

GRILLING FORBUT

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Seasons:

sommer -- [SOHM-muhr]

vinter -- [VIHN-tuhr]

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MONTHS:

januar -- [yah-new-AHR]

februar -- [feh-brew-AHR]

mars -- [mahrs

april -- [ahp-REEL]

mai -- [mie]

juni -- [YEW-nee]

juli -- [YEW-lee]

august -- [ev-GEWST]

september -- [“September”]

oktober -- [ohk-TAW-buhr]

november -- [nu-VEHM-buhr]

desember -- [“December”]

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DAYS:

mandag -- [MAHN-dahg]

tirsdag -- [TEERS-dahg]

onsdag -- [UNS-dahg]

torsdag -- [TAWRS-dahg]

fredag -- [FREH-dahg]

lørdag -- [LURR-dahg]

søndag -- [SURN-dahg]

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COMPASS:

nord -- [noor]

sør -- [surr]

øst -- [urst]

vest -- [vehst]

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NUMBERS:

en -- [ehn]

to -- [“two”]

tre -- [treh]

fire -- [FEE-ruh]

fem -- [fehm]

seks -- [sehks]

sju -- [shew]

atte -- [OHT-tuh]

ni -- [nee]

ti -- [tee]

elleve -- [EHL-vuh]

tolv -- [tohl]

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COLORS:

beige -- [behsh]

oransje -- [u-RAHNG-shuh]

rosa -- [ROO-sah]

fiolett -- [fih-u-LEHT]

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For more see Norwegian Phrases Need No Translation.



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