NORWEGIAN BASIC WORDS & PHRASES For Travel!

Compliments: Norway Tourism Board

Basic Words & Phrases

Yes = Ja

No = Nei

Thank you = Takk

Please = Vær så snill

Excuse me = Unnskyld meg

Hello = Hallo

Goodbye = Ha det

I do not understand = Jeg forstår ikke

Where is …? = Hvor er …?

How much is the fare? = Hvor mye koster billetten?

One ticket to …, please. = En billett til …, takk.

Train = Tog

Bus = Buss

Underground/tube/metro = T-bane Tram = Trikk

I would like to buy… = Jeg vil gjerne kjøpe…

How much does this cost? = Hvor mye koster dette?

Do you have…? = Har du…?

Police station = Politistasjon Hospital = Sykehus

Store/shop = Butikk

Counting to 10

One = En

Two = To

Three = Tre

Four = Fire

Five = Fem

Six = Seks

Seven = Syv

Eight = Åtte

Nine = Ni

Ten = Ti

Dates & Schedule

Day = Dag

Week = Uke

Month = Måned

Year = År

Today = I dag

Yesterday = I går

Tomorrow = I morgen

Days of Week

Monday = Mandag

Tuesday = Tirsdag

Wednesday = Onsdag

Thursday = Torsdag

Friday = Fredag

Saturday = Lørdag

Sunday = Søndag

Norwegian pronounciation

A as in father

E as in wedding

I as in meat

U as in hood

Æ as in mad

Ø as in blurt

Å as in hall

Special Norwegian pronunciations:

KJ, KI and KY make a soft k-sound without actually blocking the throat, so that the air makes a sound as it squeezes out.

SJ, SKY, SKJ and SKI as in shop J as in yes R is a little more “sharp” than in English

The Norwegian alphabet

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Æ Ø Å

 

 

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