Nouns represent people or things. You’ll need them whenever you want to refer to somebody or something. Memorize the Norwegian nouns below and you’ll be well equipped for almost every basic conversation.

This lesson is part of the chapter “Learning Norwegian“.

Basic Words & Phrases: Nouns

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Important nouns

EnglishNorwegianPronunciation
(Audio)
childbarn
manmann
womankvinne
familyfamilie
town / cityby
countryland
worldverden
househus
carbil
street / roadgate
vei

shopbutikk
doordør
tablebord
chairstol
windowvindu
newspaperavis
bookbok
penkulepenn
bagpose
rucksackryggsekk
happinesslykke
lovekjærlighet
flowerblomst
ballball
workjobb
vacationferie
passportpass
languagespråk
questionspørsmål
answersvar
beginning / startbegynnelse
endende
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