How to form the plural in Norwegian

How to form the plural in Norwegian

You want to learn how to use the plural in Norwegian? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Norwegian lessons complete with useful examples. Apples, houses, books... we'll teach you everything you need to know about the plural in Norwegian.

Norwegian nouns - plural

The plural is used, in general, to talk about more than one object. Examples in English would be 'dogs', 'cats', 'houses' and 'children'. The are several ways to form the plural in Norwegian. The most common way to form the plural is to add '-er' to the end of the word. Other common ways to form the plural are to add '-e' or '-r' to the end of the word.

Examples

gutter
boys
bøker
books
stoler
chairs
dører
doors
jenter
girls
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Step 5 : The plural in Norwegian

The plural is important in Norwegian when you need to talk about more than one thing. Using the nouns bok, stol and dør (book, chair, door) which you learned in Step 3, learn the plural of each of these words by heart. The plural forms are bøker, stoler and dører. Now learn how to use each of these Norwegian plural nouns with the definite article. The nouns together with the definite article are bøkene, stolene and dørene (the books, the chairs, the doors). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about the Norwegian plural including useful examples. After you've learned the plural of bok, stol and dør, you can move on to Step 6 (Norwegian demonstrative pronouns).

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