Made famous in Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg address, the word “score” has its origins in an Old Norse word used for counting sheep.
Category: Norsk Språk
The Norwegian American features comics by renowned Norwegian journalist Fredrik Skavlan and Lille Berlin.
Getting outdoors is a big part of Norwegian culture. In this Norsk 101, practice your Norwegian language skills while learning about hiking in Norway.
How similar are the Norwegian and Swedish languages? Many people in the two countries communicate in svorsk, a sort of hybrid language of the two.
The Norwegian American features comics by renowned Norweigan journalist Fredrik Skavlan and Lille Berlin.
Norwegian broadcasting (NRK) now allows its radio and TV show hosts to speak in their own dialects, rather than only in standard nynorsk or bokmål.
Follow the journey of the word “bark” from the Old Norse “bökr” to its contemporary spelling and use in English and the Scandinavian languages.
Learn about the Fetsund Lenser (Fetsund Booms) log driving museum and practice your Norwegian language skills in this issue’s Norsk 101.