Category: Norsk Språk

Skavlan comics

Comics

The Norwegian American features comics by renowned Norweigan journalist Fredrik Skavlan and Lille Berlin.

News journalist Eline Buvarp Aardal working at her computer

Kessen, kesst, keffer

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.

bark

Bark, a tree tale

Follow the journey of the word “bark” from the Old Norse “bökr” to its contemporary spelling and use in English and the Scandinavian languages.

Comics

The Norwegian American features comics by renowned Norweigan journalist Fredrik Skavlan and Lille Berlin.

capitalization of Syttende Mai

“Syttende Mai”

Assistant Editor Andy Meyer definitively explains the capitalization choices of The Norwegian American’s editorial staff for “Syttende Mai.”

Syttende Mai Kryssord

Celebrate Syttende Mai with this special Norwegian-English crossword with clues themed around Norway’s national day from our Assistant Editor Andy Meyer.

Skavlan

Comics

The Norwegian American features comics by renowned Norweigan journalist Fredrik Skavlan.

The word “Norway”

Hipp hipp hurra for Norge! In honor of Norway’s national day, explore the origins of the word “Norway” and its journey from Old Norse to English.