Nouns

Norwegian Lesson 11 (Nouns and Jobs)

Duration: 30 mins

This 11th lesson teaches an important part of speech aspect in Norwegian which is the noun. Also included is a list of vocabulary about jobs and finally some common phrases. I will try to give examples using both vocabulary and grammar. That way it will be easy for you to see the words when they are separate and when they are in a sentence. Going through the whole page should take about 30 min. Make sure to read the pronunciation and hear the audio as well. If you have any question about this course, please email me directly at Norwegian Classes.

Nouns

Nouns are the most used words in Norwegian. They consist of about 35% of part of speech in term of usage. They can help describe living creatures, objects, places, actions, qualities, states of existence, or ideas.

Below is a list of some nouns that you might come across or use very often. That includes some singular and plural forms, as well as feminine and masculine forms. The table contains 3 columns (English, Norwegian, and Audio). Make sure you repeat each word after hearing it by either clicking on the audio button or by reading the pronunciation. That should help with memorization as well as improving your pronunciation.

Nouns in Norwegian

Nouns Norwegian Audio
Catkatt
Doghund
Womankvinne
Womenkvinner
Mothermor
Sistersøster
Shoessko
Sockssokker
Bookbok
Booksbøker
StarsStjerner
SunSol

The following are nouns used in a full sentence. That way you will be able to use the word not only by itself but embedded in a structure.

Norwegian Nouns in a Sentence

English Norwegian Audio
I have a dogJeg har en hund
I speak ItalianJeg snakker italiensk
I live in AmericaJeg bor i Amerika
This is my wifeDette er min kone
This is my husbandDette er min mann
Can you close the door?Kan du lukke døren?

Questions?

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Vocabulary List about Jobs

Below is a list of jobs and occupations in Norwegian. At the end of the list, there will be examples where those terms are used in a sentence.

Jobs in Norwegian

Actorskuespiller
Actressskuespillerinne
Artistartist / kunstner
Businessmanforretningsmann
Doctorlege
Engineeringeniør
Nursesykepleier
Policemanpolitimann
Singersanger
Studentstudent
Teacherlærer
Translatoroversetter

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Daily Conversation in Norwegian

Finally, a list of some commonly used phrases. For a complete list of commonly used sentences, please visit our Norwegian Phrases page. Enjoy!

Common Expressions in Norwegian

English Norwegian Audio
He is a policemanhan er politi
I have a long experiencejeg har lang erfaring
I'm a new employeejeg er nyansatt
I'm an artistjeg er en artist / kunstner
I'm looking for a jobjeg ser etter jobb
She is a singerhun er sanger
What's that called in French?Hva er det på fransk?
I have a reservationJeg har en reservasjon
I have to goJeg må gå
Where do you live?Hvor bor du?
Spanish is easy to learnSpansk er lett å lære

Fun Facts

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Congratulations! You finished your 11th lesson in Norwegian about nouns, and jobs. Are you ready for the next lesson? We recommend Norwegian Lesson 12. You can also simply click on one of the links below or go back to our Learn Norwegian homepage.