People & Professions in Norwegian

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Let’s talk about people, jobs and professions. These words and phrases will help you when talking about yourself and others, or when you’re planning to apply for a new job abroad.

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

People & Professions in Norwegian

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People

EnglishNorwegianPronunciation
(Audio)
human (being) / person
menneske
person

people / humans
personer
mennesker

woman
kvinne
man
mann
child
barn
girl
jente
boy
gutt

Professions

EnglishNorwegianPronunciation
(Audio)
profession
yrke
employee / worker
arbeidstaker
arbeider

clerk / official
myndighetsperson
colleague
kollega
pensioner / retiree
pensjonist
pensjonert

unemployed person / jobseeker
arbeidsledig person
jobbsøker

doctor
doktor
journalist
journalist
engineer
ingeniør
boss
sjef
director
direktør
manager
manager
secretary
sekretær
driver
sjåfør
farmer
bonde
baker
baker
salesman (m), saleswoman (f)
salgsmann (m), salgskvinne (f)
nurse
sykepleier
policeman (m), policewoman (f)
politimann (m), politikvinne (f)
cook / chef
kokk
chef

teacher (m), female teacher (f)
lærer (m), kvinnelig lærer (f)
shoemaker [Sg]
skomaker
shoemakers [Pl]
skomakere
watchmaker [Sg]
klokkemaker
watchmakers [Pl]
klokkemakere

Work & Application

EnglishNorwegianPronunciation
(Audio)
(to) work
(å) jobbe
work / job
arbeid
jobb

workplace
arbeidsplass
employment / occupation
arbeid
office
kontor
factory
fabrikk
construction site
byggeplass
salary
lønn
(to) earn
(å) tjene
(to) look for a job
(å) se etter en jobb
(to) find a job
(å) finne en jobb
job interview
jobbintervju
CV
CV
education
utdanning
experience
erfaring

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