Category: Norsk Språk

folk music

Folk music and music festivals in Norway

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...

Billow, a late addition

Words about words M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway The word billow, which means a swell on the ocean, is not known before 1550 but is believed to be an adoption of the Old Norse...

Norsk 101: Lussekatter

Lussekatter: A celebration of light on Lucia Day (Lussekatter: En feiring av lys på Luciadagen) Language practice with Christie Ericson December 13 (Den 13. desember) is my favorite day of the year (er favoritt...