Colors & Appearance in Norwegian

Colors & Appearance in Norwegian 2017-03-20T16:57:20+00:00

This lesson will teach you to describe the colors and appearance of people and things in Norwegian. Learn to express whether something is big or small, red or green, beautiful of ugly.

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

Basic Words & Phrases: Colors

Colors

EnglishNorwegianPronunciation
(Audio)
light / clear
lys
klar

dark
mørk
color
color
farge
colored
colored
fargelagt
white
white
hvit
black
black
sort
yellow
yellow
gul
orange
orange
oransje
red
red
rød
pink
pink
rosa
violet
violet
lilla
blue
blue
blå
green
green
grønn
brown
brown
brun
grey
grey
grå

Appearance & attributes

EnglishNorwegianPronunciation
(Audio)
new
ny
old
gammel
small
liten
large / big
stor
young
ung
kind / pleasant
hyggelig
vennlig
trivelig


unkind / unpleasant
slem
uhyggelig

patient
pasient
tall (When talking about people)
høy
middle sized (When talking about people)
middelstor
small (When talking about people)
liten
fat
fet
thin / slim
tynn
slank

nice / pretty
pen
vakker

beautiful
vakker
ugly
stygg
ill / sick
syk
healthy
sunn
happy / cheerful
glad
lystig

sad
trist
sporty
sporty
ambitioned
ambisjonert
intelligent
intelligent
creative
kreativ
active
aktiv
sentimental
sentimental
rational
rasjonell
emotional
emosjonell
natural
naturlig
romantic
romantisk
nice / amiable
fin
elskverdig

spontaneous
spontan
energetic
energisk
stressed (out)
stresset
relaxed
avslappet
frustrated
frustrert
talented
talentfull

Questions & phrases

EnglishNorwegianPronunciation
(Audio)
What does he look like?
Hordan ser han ut?
What does she look like?
Hvordan ser hun ut?
What is he like?
Hvordan er han?
What is she like?
Hvordan er hun?

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