norwegian

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    Norwegian: rise (in price)

    Hello. How would you say "rise" (in price) in Norwegian? It is a noun. It is an antonym to "discount". example: The price is $6 now, there is a rise from $5 in last week. suggestions: stige, begynnelse, bakke, begynnelse, bestigning, lønnspålegg, motbakke, oppgang, oppstigning...
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    Norwegian: admission interview

    Hello. How would you say "admission interview" in Norwegian? It is a name of a meeting with the following participants: a person applying for a job and all other people looking for his qualities, whos responsibility is to choose the best candidate. no suggestion Thank you.
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    Norwegian: head (tennis racquet)

    Hello. How would you say a "head" (of a tennis racquet) in Norwegian? It is a noun. It is the part of a tennis racquet that a tennis player doesn't holds in their hand while playing. a picture no suggestion Thank you.
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    Norwegian: handle (tennis racquet)

    Hello. How would you say a "handle" (of a tennis racquet) in Norwegian? It is a noun. It is the part of a tennis racquet that a tennis player holds in their hand while playing. a picture suggestion: handle Thank you.
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    Norwegian: beach towel

    Hello. How would you say "beach towel" in Norwegian? To provide context, I send this link. examples of usage: Don't forget to bring along a beach towel, you are going to need it. It was raining. My beach towel is wet now. no suggestion Thank you.
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    Norwegian: fare inspector

    Hello. How would you say "fare inspector" in Norwegian? It is a noun meaning a person who checks tickets of passagers in public transport (busses, subway, trams, ...). They aren't there everytime, they can appear and if they appear then they check tickets. I do NOT mean conductor...
  7. J

    Norwegian: cover (of a pot or saucepan)

    Hello. How would you say "cover" (of a pot or saucepan) in Norwegian? It is a noun. Here is a photo. no context, technical term (it is often hard to find out, because of many meanings of noun "cover") Thank you.
  8. C

    Norwegian: "på nach"

    Hva betyr på norsk "å være på nach"??? :) takk takk
  9. Grefsen

    Norwegian: carpool

    Jeg vil gjerne skrive denne setning til en norsk venn av mine: I am planning to go to the Norwegian Fish Club Meeting Friday and was wondering if I can carpool with you? Her er mitt forsøk: Jeg planlegger å dra til den Norske Fiskeklubben møte på fredag og var lurte på hvis jeg kan...
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    Norwegian: "gå i bane" vs "gå på banen"

    Hello all, I just heard the song "jeg går i bane" on P3. On searching for some more information about the song on Google, I came across the phrase "gå på banen", which appeared a lot on football pages. Could someone explain to me the meaning of these? I guess the first one is like "I hit the...
  11. J

    Norwegian: dishcloth

    Hello. How would you say "dishcloth" in Norwegian? It is a piece of material used to clean dish in a kitchen with no dishwasher. I mean one can clean dish with this by hand. Here is a picture. no suggestion (I tried many dictionaries but haven't found) Thank you.
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    Norwegian: dishtowel

    Hello. How would you say "dishtowel" in Norwegian? It is a noun meaning a towel one can use to make clean dish dry. It appears in kitchen. Here is a picture. no suggestion Thank you.
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    Norwegian: Fartein Valen (composer's name)

    What is the correct pronunciation of the name 'Fartein Valen'? Valen was a 20th century Norwegian Classical composer. My native language is English. A phonetic English pronunciation, with examples, would be greatly appreciated.
  14. J

    Norwegian: net (in tennis)

    Hello. How would you say "net" (in tennis) in Norwegian? It is a noun meaning the part of a tennis court, that appears in the middle. Here is a picture. It is a technical term, I don't think any more context is necessary. no suggestion Thank you.
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    Norwegian: baseline (in tennis)

    Hello. How would you say "baseline" (in tennis) in Norwegian? It is a noun meaning the back line on a tennis court. Here is a picture. (there is written baseline at the top of the picture) It is a technical term, I don't think any more context is necessary. no suggestion Thank you.
  16. Grefsen

    Norwegian: increase my vocabulary

    Jeg vil gjerne skrive på norsk "I need to increase my Norwegian vocabulary." :D Der er mitt "delvis" (partial?) forsøk: Jeg trenger "to increase" mitt norsk vokabularet. (When I used tritrans to look up increase there were nine possible translations. :eek: )
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    Norwegian: Bruk av dialekter i Norge - undersøkelsen

    Hei! Jeg er fra Tsjekkia og nå studerer jeg norsk ved Universitetet i Tromsø. Et av mine kurs heter „Dialektologi og sosiolingvistikk“. I den sammenheng undersøker jeg bruk av norske dialekter i min semesteroppgave. Utganspunktet er at jeg er utenlandsk student som har erfaringene bare med...
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    Norwegian: Norway Nightclubs and Nightlife Forum

    Hi, I would like the following expression to be translated into Norwegian: "Norway Nightclubs and Nightlife Forum" . This will be used as the title for a web site forum which caters to the local Norweigian community. Thanks =)
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    Norwegian: Favorite Norwegian Webcameras

    Jeg vil gjerne skrive til en nordmann med et webkamera ikke så langt fra Holmenkollen. Her er et utdrag fra brevet mitt: Jeg fant (Navn av Webkamera) for fire uker siden og nå det er mine favoritt norske webkameraer. Jeg titter på det faktisk hver dag. Er favoritt norske webkameraer rett...
  20. Grefsen

    Norwegian: Thanks for being such a good friend

    I want to send a handwritten card to a Norwegian friend who has done a lot of nice things for me over the years. How would I write the following på norsk? "Thanks for being such a good friend to me." Mitt "rough" forsøk: Tusen takk for at du har vært en veldig god venn til meg. På forhånd...
  21. J

    Norwegian: study (room)

    Hello. How would you say "study" (in the meaning of "study room") in Norwegian? Wiki definition: I posted in general post here, but there is no Norwegian posting there. example: Alexander went to study to learn German. (I am not looking for translaction of this example, I am...
  22. J

    Norwegian: shoe shop

    Hello. How would you say "shoe shop" in Norwegian? It is a name of a shop, where people can buy shoes. context: You have old shoes? Go to shoe shop near my office and buy some. (I am not looking for translating this example, I am looking for translating the term itself) no suggestion...
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    Norwegian: sports shop

    Hello. How would you say "sports shop" in Norwegian? It is a noun meaning a shop where you can buy sport needs. example: Ana went to sport shop, because she wanted to have a new tennis racquete. (I am not looking for translating this example, I am looking for translating the term...
  24. J

    Norwegian: hairdresser's

    Hello. How would you say "hairdresser's" in Norwegian? It is a noun meaning a kind of place, offering cutting peoples' hair. example: Ana went to hairdresser's, because she wanted to have a new hair style. (I am not looking for translating this example, I am looking for translating the...
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    Norwegian: cake shop

    Hello. How would you say "cake shop" in Norwegian? It is a noun meaning a kind of shop, where you can buy sweat, usually unhealthy products with good taste. sweetshop is a synonym example: Girls went to cake shop, because they wanted to eat something sweet. (I am not looking for...
  26. J

    Norwegian: lights switch" (in a car)

    Hello. How would you say "lights switch" (in a car) in Norwegian? It is a switch that enables turn headlights on. Here is a picture. no context, technical term no suggestion Thank you.
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    Norwegian: bridesmaid

    Hello. How would you say "bridesmaid" in Norwegian? It is a noun meaning female wedding participant. Here is wiki definition: There is no context here, because it is a technical term. For more info here is a link to wiki. no suggestion Thank you.
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    Norwegian: groomsman

    Hello. How would you say "groomsman" in Norwegian? It is a noun meaning male wedding participant. Here is wiki definition: For more info here is a link to wiki. There is no context here, because it is a technical term. no suggestion Thank you.
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    Norwegian: Jeg vs Eg

    I only know a couple of Norwegian words (and only because I have a Norwegian friend!) but she started explaining to me the other day how you have two different ways of writing the language, and you start learning the second way when you are older. For "I" you say "Jeg" in the first type but "Eg"...
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    Norwegian: female witness of wedding

    Hello. How would you call "female witness of wedding" in Norwegian? It is a noun meaning a role for a girl, usually bride's friend, who is there to support them and writes a signature. example: Petra choose her friend Gabriela as her witness. (I am not looking for translating this...
  31. Grefsen

    Norwegian: Summer vacation plans

    Jeg vil gjerne skrive "summer vacation plans" som emne tittel av e-posten til en venn i norge. Er det sommerferieplaner kanskje? På forhånd takk for hjelpen! :)
  32. C

    Norwegian: Letter of resignation

    Hei, hvordan sier man "letter of resignation" på norsk? tusen takk, Sergio
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    Norwegian: Will you marry me?

    Hello. How would you say "Will you marry me?" in Norwegian? It is a question a man ask a woman, when he would like to get her agreement to have a wedding and become her husband. suggestion: Vil du gifte deg med meg? Thank you.
  34. J

    Norwegian: lap

    Hello. How would you say "lap" in Norwegian? Here is a wiki definition: example: Jane was sitting on Jan's lap, while Jan was telling us how was his studies at university like. Here is a picture of how could it look like. (I am not looking for translaction of this example, I am...
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    Norwegian: curly brackets

    Hello. How would you say "curly brackets" (or "braces") in Norwegian? It is a noun in plural form. It is this: {} context: Now please press both the keys on which are written the curly brackets, they will appear on the screen. (I am not looking for translating this example, I am...
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    Norwegian: hash sign

    Hello. How would you say "hash sign" (or "number sign") in Norwegian? It is this: # context: Now please press the key on which is written the hash sign, it will appear on the screen. (I am not looking for translating this example, I am looking for translating the term itself)...
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    Norwegian: tilbake pa skuta ..noe sliten etter en konge weekend in dc

    Hey My name is tucha and I am new here. I hope I am doing well. I have a little problem and I would apreciate a little help. My boyfriend is Norwegian and I haven't heard from him for long time. His cellphone is off, he doesn't reply my email. He is from the nave so my guess is that he may be...
  38. J

    Norwegian: key (on a computer keyboard)

    Hello. How would you say "key" (on a computer keyboard) in Norwegian? example: If you press key with letter c, then a letter c appears on the screen. (I am not looking for translating this example, I am looking for translating the term itself) suggestions: nøkkel, tangent, tast...
  39. J

    Norwegian: sexual positions

    Hello. How would you say "sexual positions" in Norwegian? It is a expression meaning all variantions of mutual positions in which two people of different gender can have sex. It is a plural. example: This is a book with description of many sexual positions. (I am not looking for translating...
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    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...
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    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...
  42. 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.
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    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.
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    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...
  45. 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...
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