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Norwegian

Norwegian is used primarily in Norway.

Entries shown below:  Bokmål, Drangedal, Kristiansand, Odal, Nynorsk, Stavanger, Tolga, Trøndersk, and Vallemål


top Bokmål

Norwegian Bokmål is one of two official written forms of Norwegian. (The other is Nynorsk.)

1) Hvor er rommet mitt?

2) Hvor er stranden?

3) Hvor er baren?

4) Ikke rør meg der!

Language information at Wikipedia and Ethnologue

Writing system information at Omniglot

Alternate names for Bokmål include Bokmaal, Dano-Norwegian, and Standard Norwegian



top Drangedal dialect (also known as Drangedalsdialekten)

The Drangedal dialect of Norwegian is used in the municipality of Drangedal in southern Norway.

1) Henn e rommet mitt?

2) Henn e stranna?

3) Henn e baren?

4) Ikkje rør meg der!



top Kristiansand dialect (also known as Kristiansandsdialekten)

The Kristiansand dialect of Norwegian is used in the municipality of Kristiansand in southern Norway.

1) Hen æ rommet mitt?

2) Hen æ stranna?

3) Hen æ baren?

4) Ikke rør mæ dær!



top Odal dialect

The Odal dialect of Norwegian is used in the municipalities of Nord-Odal and Sør-Odal in southeastern Norway.

1) Håppass er rommet mett?

2) Håppass er stranna?

3) Håppass er baren?

4) Itte rør mæ der!



top Nynorsk

Norwegian Nynorsk is one of two official written forms of Norwegian. (The other is Bokmål.)

1) Kvar er rommet mitt?

2) Kvar er stranden?

3) Kvar er baren?

4) Ikkje rør meg der!

Language information at Wikipedia and Ethnologue

Alternate names for Nynorsk include Landsmaal, New Norse, Neo-Norwegian, and NeoNorwegian



top Stavanger dialect (also known as Stavangersk)

The Stavanger dialect of Norwegian is used in the municipality of Stavanger in southwestern Norway.

1) Kor e romme mitt?

2) Kor e strannå?

3) Kor e baren?

4) Ikkje rør meg der!

Dialect information at Wikipedia (in Norwegian)



top Tolga dialect

The Tolga dialect of Norwegian is used in the municipality of Tolga in southeastern Norway.

1) Kest æ rommet mitt?

2) Kest æ stranda?

3) Kest æ baren?

4) Itte røv meg der!



top Trøndersk (also known as trøndsk)

The Trøndersk dialect of Norwegian is used in the geographic region of Trøndelag in central Norway and in parts of neighboring Sweden.

1) Kor e rommet mitt?

2) Kor e strainna?

3) Kor e bar’n?

4) Itj rør mæ der!

Dialect information at Wikipedia



top Vallemål

The Vallemål dialect of Norwegian is used in the municipality of Valle in southern Norway.

1) Kverr æ rommi mitt?

2) Kverr æ strondí?

3) Kverr æ baren?

4) Inkji lé mèg dèr!



Language information at Wikipedia


The four essential
travel phrases in English:

1) Where is my room?
2) Where is the beach?
3) Where is the bar?
4) Don't touch me there!
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