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)
child barn
man mann
woman kvinne
family familie
town / city by
country land
world verden
house hus
car bil
street / road gate / vei
shop butikk
door dør
table bord
chair stol
window vindu
newspaper avis
book bok
penkulepenn
bag pose
rucksack ryggsekk
happiness lykke
love kjærlighet
flower blomst
ball ball
work jobb
vacation ferie
passport pass
language språk
question spørsmål
answer svar
beginning / start begynnelse
end ende
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