norwegian

  1. J

    Norwegian: room key

    Hello. How would you say "room key" in Norwegian? It is a key of a room for example at a hotel. You get it when you are first time at the reception. example: Can I leave my room key at the reception, when I decide to leave the hotel? (I am not looking for translating this example, I...
  2. J

    Norwegian: single room/double room

    Hello. How would you say "single room/double room" in Norwegian? Those are expressions that refer to a kind of a room in a hotel for one, resp. two people. example: We stay in a hotel in a single/double room. (I am not looking for translating this example, I am looking for...
  3. J

    Norwegian: I would like a single room.

    Hello. How would you say "I would like a single room." in Norwegian? context: you came to a hotel and you are now at the reception telling the staff, that you would like to stay in a single room. no suggestion Thank you.
  4. J

    Norwegian: I have a reservation.

    Hello. How would you say "I have a reservation." (in hotel) in Norwegian? It is a sentence you would say at the reception first time you came into a hotel, where you already made a reservation. suggestions: Jeg har en reservasjon. Thank you.
  5. J

    Norwegian: engagement ring

    Hello. How would you say "engagement ring" in Norwegian? It is a kind of ring, that a couple takes on their fingers while their engagement ceremony. example of use: That is not wedding ring, that is just engagement ring. We are not married yet. (I am not looking for translaction of...
  6. Grefsen

    Norwegian: unseasonably hot temperatures

    I would like to know how I would write "unseasonably hot temperatures" på norsk. Here is an example in a sentence: During the past two days we have been suffering through some "unseasonably hot temperatures" here in Southern California with record highs being set even on the beach. På...
  7. S

    Norwegian: always/forever

    Hi, I am of Norwegian ancestry and I am looking to get a tattoo to remember some people who were special to me. I am looking for a phrase that is normally used in Norwegian for remembrance, not necessarily a direct translation from English as they do not always make sense or sound natural. The...
  8. J

    Norwegian: to file for divorce

    Hello. How would you say "to file for divorce" in Norwegian? It is a verb, meaning "to request a divorce oficially". context: Jane cheated Jan very often. Therefore Jan filled for divorce. suggestion: til fil for skilsmisse Thank you.
  9. J

    Norwegian: front seat/back seat

    Hello. How would you say "front seat" and "back seat" (in a car) in Norwegian? context: ... Only you and I will be driving there. You can choose to sit on the front seat or on the back seat. ... suggestion: foransetet / baksetet Thank you.
  10. majlo

    Norwegian: Nattverd

    Hi, My friend from Norway is having his Holy Communion (Eucharist) this year, and I came up with an idea for quite a specific gift on that occassion, which will be a trophy with an inscription on it. Naturally, I'd like the inscription to be grammatical and natural, so I'd be really grateful if...
  11. K

    Norwegian: Promise (Pinky Swear?)

    Hey ^__^ I was wondering if there is a particular 'pinky swear' or promise saying used when children are making promises in Norwegian. Thanks--Tusen takk<3
  12. J

    Norwegian: sunroof

    Hello. How would you say "sunroof" in Norwegian? It is a noun. Here is a definition from wikipedia: And here is a picture. no suggestion Thank you.
  13. J

    Norwegian: gear lever

    vaihdetanko Hello. How would you say "gear lever" in Norwegian? It is a noun. Here is a definition from wikipedia: And here is a picture. no suggestion Thank you.
  14. J

    Norwegian: sun hat

    Hello. How would you say "sun hat" in Norwegian? Here is a definition from wiki: And here is a picture. suggestion: søndag lue Thank you.
  15. T

    Norwegian: kestrel

    I can´t find kestrel in a dictionary. The sentence is: " A kestrel flew in low over the bushes and took the mouse." It´s obviously a bird, but what bird. I understand swedish,norwegian, english and spanish. Tantor
  16. J

    Norwegian: beach umbrella

    Hello. How would you say "beach umbrella" in Norwegian? It is a noun, meaning the kind of umbrella people use to protect themselfs from too much sun on a beach. Here is a picture. suggestion: strand paraply Thank you.
  17. A

    Norwegian: Jeg heter Aaron. Er Englesk.

    Hello, I'm a new user to the forums looking to learn Norwegian, I was wondering if someone may be able to tell me if what I write here is accurate, or help correct it. Thanks. Bear in mind I do not have the extra three vowel keys on my keyboard at this time. Is this how I would write this out...
  18. J

    Norwegian: speedometer

    Hello. How would you say "speedometer" in Norwegian. It is a noun, meaning something that inform about the speed a car is moving. Here is a picture. suggestion: speedometer Thank you.
  19. A

    Norwegian: I admire you for being so strong/tough in your life

    Hi there, Could you help me with the translation of that sentence? I admire you for being (and having been) so tough/strong in your life. My suggestion: Jeg beundrer deg at du er (og du har vært) så streng i/om/på liv ditt. Takk!
  20. O

    Norwegian: har lest sin...

    Hva egentlig betyr uttrykket "har lest sin..." - for eksempel "har lest sin Kafka" eller "har lest sin Ole Brumm"? Betyr det bare at de har lest boka/bøker nøyaktig, eller kanskje noe mer?
  21. J

    Norwegian: rose

    Hello. How would you say "rose" (color) in Norwegian? It is an adjective. It is very easy to find it in dictionaries, but the problem is that it usually means flower rose. What I am looking for is a color. no suggestion Thank you.
  22. J

    Norwegian: bronze

    Hello. How would you say "bronze" (color) in Norwegian? It is an adjective. It is very easy to find it in dictionaries, but the problem is that it usually means the material from Chemistry. What I am looking for is a color. no suggestion Thank you.
  23. J

    Norwegian: silver

    Hello. How would you say "silver" (color) in Norwegian? It is an adjective. It is very easy to find it in dictionaries, but the problem is that it usually means the element from Chemistry. What I am looking for is a color. no suggestion Thank you.
  24. J

    Norwegian: gold

    Hello. How would you say "gold" (color) in Norwegian language? It is an adjective. It is very easy to find it in dictionaries, but the problem is that it usually means the element from Chemistry. What I am looking for is a color. no suggestion Thank you.
  25. J

    Norwegian: half time/extra time

    Hello. How would you say "half time/extra time" (in soccer) in Norwegian? Half time is the 15 minut pause between the two half and extra time is time played in addition due to short intteruptions during match. suggestions: halvtid/ekstra tid Thank you.
  26. J

    Norwegian: hardware shop

    Hello. How would you say "hardware shop" in Norwegian? To provide context, I send this picture. Czech translaction: železářství German translaction: die Eisenhandlung, die Eisenwarenhandlung no suggestion Thank you.
  27. J

    Norwegian: neckline

    Hello. How would you say "neckline" in Norwegian language? Especially in woman's cloth it is possible to talk about. no suggestion Thank you.
  28. J

    Norwegian: forward/defender

    Hello. How would you say "forward/defender" (players in soccer) in Norwegian language? Those two are names for role of players, according to where they they are playing. suggestion: orward / forsvarer Thank you.
  29. J

    Norwegian: to head

    How to say "to head" (in soccer) in Norwegian language? , I am interested in the verb, meaning to hit the ball with one's head. no suggestion
  30. V

    Norwegian: avgiftsmanntall

    Hallo, Kan dere vennligst hjelpe meg å oversette dette ordet til engelsk? Du kan melde fra til avgiftsmanntallet samtidig med registreringen i Enhetsregisteret Takk,
  31. V

    Norwegian: nullsats

    Hei, Skulle gjerne spørre dere hvor man oversetter ordet "nullsats". For eksempel: Noen varer og tjenester er særskilt fritatt for beregning av merverdiavgift ved omsetning, såkalt nullsats. Takk på forhånd,
  32. J

    Norwegian: add

    Hello. How would you say "add" in Norwegian language? It is a verb, meaning to add two numbers (in mathematics). suggestion: legge til Thank you.
  33. J

    Norwegian:showers

    Hello. How would you say "showers" (in weather) in Norwegian language? It is a noun, meaning a weather condition, in which it rains a little for a while, then not, then again etc. suggestion: dusj Thank you.
  34. J

    Norwegian: strong

    Hello. How would you say "strong" (while desribing a person's inner qualities) in Norwegian language? suggestions: kraftig, mektig, sterk Thank you.
  35. J

    Norwegian: moody

    Hello. How would you say "moody" (while describing a person) in Norwegian language? It is an adjective meaning that sb's mood changes very often. suggestion: stemning Thank you.
  36. J

    Norwegian: good looking

    Hello. How would you say in Norwegian language, while describing a person, that somebody is "good looking"? It is an adjective. suggestion: god jakt Thank you.
  37. J

    Norwegian: hazard lights

    Hello. How would you say "hazard lights" (in a car) in Norwegian language? Definition on TheFreeDictionary: To mention another context, I provide a picture. suggestion: fare lys Thank you.
  38. J

    Norwegian: trunk

    Hello. How would you say "trunk" (botany) in Norwegian language? here is wikipedia definition: suggestions:hoveddel, koffert, kropp, snabel, stamme Thank you.
  39. J

    Norwegian: branch

    Hello. How would you say "branch" (botany) in Norwegian language? here is wikipedia definition: suggestions:agentur, grein, gren, skyte greiner, virksomhet Thank you.
  40. J

    Norwegian: bark

    Hello. How would you say "bark" (botany) in Norwegian language? here is wikipedia definition: suggestions:bark, bjeff, bjeffe, gjø Thank you.
  41. J

    Norwegian: taxi driver

    Hello. How would you say "taxi driver" in Norwegian language? It is a person driving a taxi cab. no suggestion Thank you.
  42. J

    Norwegian: postwoman

    Hello. How would you say "postwoman" in Norwegian language? It is a female that works for post office in a way that brings post to houses. If it is a male, we call him postbud. How would we call a woman? no suggestion Thank you.
  43. J

    Norwegian: social studies

    Hello. How would you say "social studies" in Norwegian language? It is a subject in school, where students get to know psychology, philosophy etc. suggestion: samfunnsfag Thank you.
  44. J

    Norwegian: large intestine

    Hello. How would you say "large intestine" in Norwegian language? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Large_intestine no suggestion Thank you.
  45. J

    Norwegian: wing mirror

    Hello. How would you say "wing mirror" in Norwegian language? Every car has two, each on one side. suggestion: side speil Thank you.
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