Useful Norwegian Words & Phrases for Visiting Norway

Useful Norwegian Words & Phrases for Visiting Norway

Planning to travel to Norway? Learning even some of the most basic and simple words and phrases will make your whole experience easier and more enjoyable. Here are some our essential basic phrases to learn before departing:

 

Greetings & Basics

  • Hello - Hallo
  • Goodbye - Farvel
  • Good morning - God morgen
  • Good afternoon - God dag
  • Good evening - God kveld
  • Please - Vær så snill
  • Thank you - Takk
  • Yes - Ja
  • No - Nei

 

Conversational

  • My name is... (Gabi) - Mitt navn er... (Gabi)
  • What is your name? - Hva heter du?
  • I am pleased to meet you - Hyggelig å treffe deg
  • How are you? - Hvordan står det til?
  • Fine and you? - Bare bra og med deg?
  • I am learning Norwegian - Jeg prøver å lære norsk

 

Shopping & Buying Things

  • Excuse me - Unnskyld meg
  • How much does this cost? - Hva koster det?
  • Can you help me please? - Kan du hjelpe meg?

 

Places & Tourism

  • Airport - Fyplass
  • Bank - Bank
  • Beach - Strand
  • Café - Kafé

 

Emergencies

  • Hospital - Sykehus

 

Days of the Week

  • Monday - Mandag
  • Tuesday - Tirsdag
  • Wednesday - Onsdag
  • Thursday - Torsdag
  • Friday - Fredag
  • Saturday - Lørdag
  • Sunday - Søndag

 

Numbers

  • 1 - En
  • 2 - To
  • 3 - Tre
  • 4 - Fire
  • 5 - Fem
  • 6 - Seks
  • 7 - Syv
  • 8 - åtte
  • 9 - Ni
  • 10 - Ti
  • 20 - Tjue
  • 30 - Tretti
  • 40 - Førti
  • 50 - Femti
  • 60 - Seksti
  • 70 - Sytti
  • 80 - åtti
  • 90 - Nitti
  • 100 - Hundre
  • 1000 - Tusen

 

We hope these basic words and phrases will help if you when you travel to Norway. They should be a start to interacting with locals and making your trip more easy, fun and enjoyable. If you would like to become more of an advanced level you might want to learn Norwegian in Norway, there are language schools located throughout the country.

 

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