Showing posts with label Norwegian. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Norwegian. Show all posts

Friday, February 1, 2019

Norwegian - I am happy


Last time we learned that the Norwegian words for horse, sheep and duck are hest, sau, and and.

Let's learn how to say I am happy in Norwegian!

We can break it up into two words:

I - jeg - sounds like yah-ee
am - er - sounds like ah-r
happy - glad - sounds like g-lah

Together jeg er glad sounds like yah-ee ah-r g-lah


norwegian language
(from: wikipedia - norwegian language)

Greek: Είμαι χαρούμενος

ASL: I am happy

Italian: Sono felice

German: Ich bin glücklich

Spanish: Estoy feliz

French: Je suis heureux

Friday, January 25, 2019

Norwegian - Horse, sheep, duck


We know that in Norwegian, dog is hund and cat is katt,
cow is ku, chicken is kylling, and pig is gris.

Let's learn more animals!

hest, sau, and horse - hest - sounds like h-eh-st
sheep - sau - sounds like ss-ah-oh
duck - and - sounds like ah-n-d

Also in Norwegian sheep say bae, and ducks say kvakk-kvakk.


norwegian language
(from: wikipedia - norwegian language)

Greek: άλογο, πρόβατα, πάπια

ASL: horse, sheep, duck

German: Pferd, Schaf, Ente

Spanish:caballo, oveja, pato

French:French - cheval, mouton, canard

Friday, January 18, 2019

Norwegian - Cow, Chicken, Pig

We already know that in Norwegian, dog is hund and cat is katt.

Now let's learn about some farm animals!

cow - ku - sounds like k-oo

chicken - kylling - sounds like sh-ee-lee-ng

pig - gris - sounds like g-dee-ss

Also in Norwegian cows say mø, and pigs say nøff nøff!



norwegian language
(from: wikipedia - norwegian language)

Greek: αγελάδα, κοτόπουλο, χοίρο

ASL: cow, chicken, pig

Italian: mucca, pollo, maiale

German: Kuh, Huhn, Schwein

Spanish: vaca, pollo, cerdo

French: vache, poulet, porc

Friday, January 11, 2019

Norwegian - Black, white, brown, gray

We just learned that in Norwegian, red, orange and yellow are rød, oransje, gul,
and green, blue, purple, pink are grønn, blå, lilla, rosa.

Let's learn some more colors!

black - svart - sounds like s-vah-rt

white - hvit - sounds like h-veet

brown - brun - sounds like b-d-oo-n

gray - grå - sounds like g-d-aw


norwegian language
(from: wikipedia - norwegian language)

Greek: μαύρο, λευκό, καφέ, γκρι

ASL: black, white, brown, gray

Italian: nero, bianco, marrone, grigio

German: schwarz, weiß, braun, grau

Spanish: negro, blanco, marrón, gris

French: noir, blanc, brun, gris

Friday, January 4, 2019

Norwegian - Green, Blue, Purple, Pink

We just learned that in Norwegian, red, orange and yellow are rød, oransje, gul.

Let's learn more colors!

green - grønn - sounds like gee-dah-n

blue - blå - sounds like blow-ah

purple - lilla - sounds like lee-lah

pink - rosa - sounds like - dr-oh-sah


norwegian language
(from: wikipedia - norwegian language)

Greek: πράσινο, μπλε, μοβ, ροζ

ASL: green, blue, purple, pink

Italian: verde, blu, viola, rosa

German: grün, blau, lila, rosa

Spanish: verde, azul, morado, rosa

French: vert, bleu, violet, rose

Friday, December 28, 2018

Norwegian - Red, Orange, Yellow

We just learned about the alphabet in Norwegian.

Now let's learn some colors!

red - rød - sounds like dr-uh-ah

orange - oransje - - sounds like oo-dr-ah-n-sh-ah

yellow - gul - sounds like goo-l


norwegian language
(from: wikipedia - norwegian language)

Greek: κόκκινο, πορτοκαλί, κίτρινο

ASL: red, orange, yellow

Italian: rosso, arancione, giallo

German: rot, orange, gelb

Spanish: rojo, naranja, amarillo

French: rouge, orange, jaune

Friday, December 21, 2018

Norwegian Alphabet

We just learned how to Count to ten in Norwegian.

The Norwegian alphabet is just like the English one, except for three extra letters:

Æ, - sounds like the a in the word "bad".
Ø - sounds like the i in the word "bird".
Å - sounds like the aw in the word "yawn".


norwegian language
(from: wikipedia - norwegian language)

The Greek alphabet: Α, Β, Γ, Δ, Ε, Ζ, Η, Θ, Ι, Κ, Λ, Μ, Ν, Ξ, Ο, Π, Ρ, Σ, Τ, Υ, Φ, Χ, Ψ, Ω

ASL alphabet: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z

The Italian alphabet looks the same as the English alphabet.

The German alphabet has the letters ä, ö, ü, ß

The Spanish alphabet:
A, B, C, D, E, F, G H, I, J, K, L, LL, M, N, Ñ O, P, Q, R, RR, S, T, U V, W, X, Y, Z

The French alphabet:
A, B, C, D, E, F, G H, I, J, K, L, M, N O, P, Q, R, S, T, U V, W, X, Y, Z

Friday, December 14, 2018

Norwegian - Six, seven, eight, nine, ten

We learned in Norwegian that 1-5 is en, to, tre, fire, fem.
Now let's count up to ten!

6 seks - sounds like seh-ks
7 syv - sounds see-v
8 åtte - sounds like oh-tay
9 ni - sounds like NEE
10 ti - sounds like tee


norwegian language
(from: wikipedia - norwegian language)

Do you remember how to say it in other languages?

Greek: έξι, εφτά, οχτώ, εννέα, δέκα

ASL: Six, seven, eight, nine, ten

Italian: sei, setto, otto, nove, dieci

German: seis, sieben, acht, neun, zehn

Spanish: seis, siete, ocho, nueve, diez

French: six, sept, huit, neuf, dix

Friday, December 7, 2018

Friday, November 30, 2018

Norwegian - Dog, Cat


We just learned that to ask if someone speaks Norwegian you say Kan du norsk?.

To say dog in Norwegian, you say hund and it sounds like hoo-un-d  

To say cat in Norwegian, you say katt and it sounds like kah-t  


norwegian language
(from: wikipedia - norwegian language)

Greek: σκύλος (skýlos), γάτα (gáta)

ASL: dog, cat

Italian: cane, gatto

German: Hunt, Katze

Spanish: perro, gato

French: chien, chat

Friday, November 23, 2018

Norwegian - Do you speak Norwegian?


Remember that to say please or you're welcome in Norwegian, you say Vær så snill, Værsågod.

To ask if someone speaks Norwegian, you say Kan du norsk?.

To say yes you would say Ja which sounds like yah  

or to say no you would say Nei which sounds like nay-ee  

norwegian language
(from: wikipedia - norwegian language)

Greek: Μιλατε ελληνικα? (Milate ellinika?)

ASL: Do you speak ASL?

Italian: Parli italiano?

German: Sprechen Sie Deutsch?

Spanish: ¿Hablas español?

French: parlez-vous français?

Friday, November 16, 2018

Norwegian - Please, You're Welcome


Remember that to say thank you in Norwegian, you say takk.

To say please in Norweian is Vær så snill - vah-r-sah-snee-l.

And to say you're welcome, you say Værsågod - vah-r-sah-goo-d.


norwegian language
(from: wikipedia - norwegian language)

Greek: Παρακαλώ (Parakaló)

ASL: Please, You're Welcome

German: bitte, bitte schön

Spanish: Por favor, de nada

French: s'il vous plait, de rien

Friday, November 9, 2018

Norwegian - Very good thanks, and you?

We just learned to say How are you? in Norwegian, Hvordan har du det?

and Very good thanks is Veldig bra takk.

To be polite you should also ask how the other person is doing.

And you? - Og du? - sounds like oh-g doo

norwegian language
(from: wikipedia - norwegian language)

Greek: Πολύ καλά, ευχαριστώ. εσύ?

ASL: Very Good Thanks, and You?

Italian: Molto bene, grazie.

German: Sehr gut, danke. Und Sie?

Spanish: Muy bien gracias. ¿Y tú?

French: Très bien, merci. Et vous?