This 17th lesson teaches the comparative form in Norwegian. In addition, I am including a vocabulary list about shopping and eating at a restaurant. 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.
This lesson includes not only the comparative form but the superlative and the diminutive forms as well. That way you make comparisons, but also you can say what is better and what is worse.
Below is a list of 20 comparative forms that you might come across or use very often. 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.
|As... as||Så ... som|
|As tall as||Like høy som|
|Taller than||Høyere enn|
|Shorter than||Kortere enn|
|Less beautiful||Mindre vakker|
|Happy||Glad / lykkelig|
|Happier||Gladere / lykkeligere|
|Happiest||Gladest / lykkeligst|
|You are happy||Du er glad / lykkelig|
|You are as happy as Maya||Du er så glad / lykkelig som Maya|
|You are happier than Maya||Du er gladere / lykkeligere enn Maya|
|You are the happiest||Du er gladest / lykkeligst|
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Below is a list of 18 words related to shopping such as in the supermarket. If you can memorize them by heart, you will be able to buy many food necessities from the supermarket or the shopping mall without a problem.
|Can you take less?||Kan du ta mindre betalt?|
|Do you accept credit cards?||Aksepterer du kredittkort?|
|How much is this?||Hva koster den?|
|I'm just looking||Jeg bare titter|
|Only cash please!||Kun kontanter, takk.|
|This is too expensive||Dette er for dyrt|
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Below is a list of 30 words related to eating at a restaurant. Obviously, they will come in handy if you invite someone out to dinner or order something off the menu without a problem.
|I'm vegetarian||Jeg er vegetarianer|
|It is very delicious!||Det er veldig godt!|
|May we have the check please!||Kan vi få regningen, vær så snill?|
|The bill please!||Regningen, takk!|
|Waiter / waitress!||Servitør!|
|What do you recommend? (to eat)||Hva anbefaler du? (å spise)|
|What's the name of this dish?||Hva heter denne retten?|
|Where is there a good restaurant?||Hvor kan vi finne en god restaurant?|
|A cup of||En kopp med|
|A glass of||Et glass med|
|Black pepper||Svart pepper|
|Tip (money for the waiter)||Tips / drinks|
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Congratulations! You finished your 17th lesson in Norwegian about the comparative form, shopping and eating at a restaurant. Are you ready for the next lesson? We recommend Norwegian Lesson 18. You can also simply click on one of the links below or go back to our Learn Norwegian homepage.