The verb være Norwegian has two ways to say you.

Du is the form to use when talking to one person. Dere is the form to use when talking to several people. jeg er du er han er hun er I am you are he is she is vi er we are Dere er you are de er they are

Notes:

en kvinne et hus en bok et bord a woman a house a book a table Notes: .The indefinite article The indefinite article is en or et in Norwegian.

With masculine and feminine words.The definite article The English word the is expressed by placing -en or -et on the end of the word. faren the father huset the house bordet the table døren the door Notes: . -en is used and with neuter words. -et is used.

vennene the friends husene the houses jentene the girls dørene the doors Notes: .The definite article (plural) The English word the is expressed by placing -ene on the end of the word.

The impersonal form The impersonal forma in Norwegian with the word det. Det er overskyet Det er kaldt Det er fint ute It’s cloudy It’s cold It’s nice out Notes: .

sove to sleep jeg sover I sleep du sover you sleep han sover he sleeps vi sover we sleep dere sover you sleep de sover they sleep Notes: .The present tense The presente tense in Norwegian is completely regular.

The possessive pronoun (my) The Norwegian words for my are min e mitt. min bror mitt eple mine penger my brother my apple my money Notes: . In the plural it’s mine.

In the plurale it’s dine. din bror your brother ditt eple your apple dine penger your money Notes: .The possessive pronoun (your) The Norwegian word for your are din e ditt.

hans bror hans eple hans penger his brother his apple his money Notes: .The possessive pronoun (his) The Norwegian word for his is hans.

The possessive pronoun (her) The Norwegian word for her is hennes. hennes bror hennes eple hennes penger her brother her apple her money Notes: .

The possessive pronoun (our) The Norwegian words for our are vår and vårt. In the plural it’s våre. vår bror vårt eple våre penger our brother our apple our money Notes: .

The possessive pronoun (your) The Norwegian word for your is deres. deres bror deres eple deres penger your brother your apple your money Notes: .

deres bror deres eple deres penger their brother their apple their money Notes: .The possessive pronoun (their) The Norwegian word for their is deres.

Adjectives Adjectives are place after the noun as in English. den fattige mannen the poor man den fattige kvinnen the poor woman Notes: .

ikke is placed after the verb.The Negative To form the negative. Positive jag er han har han snakker Negative jag er ikke han har ikke han snakker ikke Notes: .

the boy the girl gutten jenten guttene jentene the boys the girls Notes: .The Plural The plural of a word is often formed with the ending -ne.

Demonstrative pronoun To say this o that in Norwegian denne and den are used. denne hästen den hästen this horse that horse disse här hästarna these horses de hästarna those horses Notes: . To say these o those. disse and de are used.

Some The Norwegian word for some is noen. noen venner noen bøker some friends some books Notes: .

There is / There are There is is translated with det er. Det er en strand There’s a beach Det er mange mennesker There are many people Det er mat There’s food Notes: .

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