Category: Norsk Språk

Hils til dem derhjemme

Editor-in-chief Lori Ann Reinhall shares words and translation to a popular Scandinavian-American song about greeting friends back home.


Celebrate the change of seasons with Norway’s Høstsang (Autumn Song), sung to the tune of the children’s song, Bjørnen sover (The Bear Sleeps).

Viking vocabulary

An article compares similar words in five languages: Old Norse, Icelandic, Nynorsk, Bokmål, and English to showsimilarities and differences.

Hear history speaking

Parker O’Halloran shares eight interesting facts about Iceland and its language, including their creative translations of American movie titles.

Timber framing vocab

M. Michael Brady talks about construction words related to timber framing in house building, something that has been used for thousands of years.


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