The Norwegian American features comics by renowned Norwegian journalist Fredrik Skavlan and Lille Berlin.
Category: Norsk Språk
Andy Meyer puts together a challenging
holiday crossword puzzle to test your knowledge of English and Norwegian
Christmas terms and sayings.
Christie Ericson tells how best to”sette ut julegrøt til julenissen” (set out Christmas porridge for the julenisse) in her Norsk 101 column.
M. Michael Brady talks about the origins of the words yule and jul (Christmas) and how they evolved throughout Nordic and European countries.
As we enter the Advent season, i’ts time
to think about what the four candles on the Advent wreath sybolize.
M. Michael Brady writes about the evolution from Old Norse of the word “gift,” which means both “married” and “poison” in Norwegian spoken today.
M. Michael Brady traces the history of the word “scream” from Shakespeare to Norway’s Edvard Munch, who named his famous painting “The Scream.”
Norway’s Edvard Munch wrote a passage in his diary about a personal experience that inspired him to create his famous painting, “The Scream.”