Basic Conversation in Norwegian

Basic Conversation in Norwegian2017-11-27T08:14:27+01:00

Now let’s learn some basic Norwegian conversation. This lesson will teach you how to introduce yourself, as well as simple words and phrases like yes, no, excuse me and I don’t understand. Learn these and you’ll be ready to conduct short conversations in Norwegian.

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

Basic Norwegian words & phrases: conversations

How to Introduce Yourself in Norwegian

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Basic conversation

please / you’re welcome
vær så snill
bare hyggelig

you’re very welcome
bare hyggelig
thank you
thank you very much
takk så mye
Excuse me!
Unnskyld meg!


I understand.
Jeg forstår.
I don’t understand.
Jeg forstår ikke
Hello? (on the phone) / I beg your pardon?
What does that mean?
Hva betyr det?
I don’t know.
Jeg vet ikke.
I don’t speak Polish.
Jeg snakker ikke Polsk.
I speak a little Polish.
Jeg snakker litt Polsk.
Do you speak English? (informal)
Prater du engelsk?
Do you speak English? (formal)
Snakker du engelsk?
Yes, I do speak English.
Ja, jeg snakker engelsk.
No, I don’t speak English.
Nei, jeg snakker ikke engelsk.

Making acquaintances

Please talk more slowly!
Snakk saktere er du snill!
Nice to meet you!
Hyggelig å møte deg!
How are you?
Hvordan har du det?
Good, thank you!
Godt, takk!
I’m well, thanks!
Jeg har det bra, takk!
Not bad, thanks!
Ikke verst, takk!
very bad
veldig dårlig
What’s your name?
Hva er navnet ditt?
My name is [...].
Jeg heter […].
What’s your first name?
Hva er fornavnet ditt?
My first name is [...]
Mitt fornavn er […]
How old are you?
Hvor gammel er du?
I’m [...] years old.
Jeg er […] år gammel.
What are your hobbies?
Hvilke hobbyer har du?
What do you like doing?
Hva liker du å gjøre?
What are you doing (at the moment)?
Hva gjør du (akkurat nå)?
Where do you live?
Hvor bor du?
I live in [...].
Jeg bor i […]
I’m from England
Jeg er fra England.
I’m English
Jeg er Engelsk.

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