Category: Norsk Språk

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.


Andy Meyer creates and shares three 25-word mini-crossword puzzles full of words in Norwegian for readers to enjoy for summertime fun.

Music and language

Editor-in-chief Lori Ann Reinhall tells Norwegian-language learners how music has been shown to help our brains learn new languages.

From Nøkk to Nix

Sometimes he plays the violin, other times, he appears as a white horse. Learn about Nøkk, the beautiful but dangerous creature …