In both Norwegian and English, triage is a loanword from French, in which it comes from the verb trier, meaning to separate, select, or sort. Learn more …
Category: Norsk Språk
With Syttende mai parades canceled all over Norway this year, NRK is planning a special program to celebrate Norway’s national day (på norsk).
Assistant Editor Andy Meyer is so excited about Syttende mai that he created his first Norwegian-English crossword puzzle ever!
Brush up your language skills for Constitution Day on May 17 with Christie Ericson and Norsk 101: she’ll provide you with all the essential vocabulary!
Explaining Syttende mai to a speaker of English—or any other language for that matter—may not always be an easy task for translator…
The coronavirus has hit everyone hard, but for language experts in Norway, it’s brought a proliferation of new, interesting words to ponder (på norsk).
Syerskene i Sisters in Business could not be stopped by the coronavirus. With layoffs looming, they switche their production to produce protective masks for health care workers.
Folkehelsedirektør Camilla Stoltenberg sier hun tror koronatiltakene vil vare i minst 18 måneder.
In this edition of “Words about words,” M. Michael Brady traces the history of the word “bait,” finding its origins in the Middle English poem Cursor mundi.
Norsk 101: Language practice with Christie Ericson Music is everywhere in Norway. (Musikk er overalt i Norge.) From the street musicians (Fra gatemusikanter) on Karl Johan Street (på Karl Johans gate) in the Oslo...