Explore the old Norse origins of the word “cake”, its journey through the English language, and its development in Scotland, the “Land of Cakes.”
Category: Norsk Språk
Practice your Norwegian and celebrate love/kjærlighet with a bilingual presentation of 1 Corinthians 13 in English and Norwegian.
M. Michael Brady explores the origins and journey of the word “cast” from the Old Norse to the present day in this issue’s Words about Words.
In this issue’s Norsk 101, Christie Ericson teaches readers about the popular Norwegian winter activity, langrenn (cross-country skiing).
In his nyttårstale this year, King Harald spoke to Norwegians about the hardships of 2020 and the hope he has for the coming year.
In this edition of Norsk 101 with Christie Ericson, we learn about the relaxed and cozy period of romjul, between Christmas and New Year’s.
In this edition of Words about words, M. Michael Brady discusses the origins of the term romjul, the period between Christmas and New Year’s.
Cozy up for the holidays with a three-pack of mini Christmas crosswords by Andy Meyer, each featuring a traditional Norwegian holiday dish.
In this edition of Norsk 101 with Christie Ericson, we learn about the Norwegian traditions associated with the season of Advent.
M. Michael Brady discusses the folkloric figure Svarteper (Black Pete, or Zwarte Piet in Dutch), a side-kick to Santa with a racist overtone.