How to form simple sentences in Norwegian

How to form simple sentences in Norwegian

You want to learn how to form simple sentences in Norwegian? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Norwegian lessons complete with useful examples. The house is big, the book is old... we make forming simple Norwegian sentences easy.

Simple Norwegian sentences

In a typical sentence in Norwegian which uses the verb 'to be', the verb is placed between the subject and the attribute as in English. The verb 'to be' is 'er' in both the singular and the plural.

Examples

Stolen er ny.
The chair is new.
Stolen er dyr.
The chair is expensive.
Stolen er gammel.
The chair is old.
Stolen er stor.
The chair is big.
Stolen er liten.
The chair is small.
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About Norwegian

About Norwegian

Norwegian is spoken by over 5 million people in Norway. If you are planning on doing some travelling, learning Norwegian would be a great way to make the most of your trip.

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Basic words and phrases in Norwegian

Learn to get by in Norwegian with these useful words and phrases. We'll begin by learning some basic Norwegian phrases which you can use for everyday communication.

Hvordan går det ?
How's it going ?
Hallo
Hello !
Velkommen
Welcome !
Alt ok ?
Everything okay ?
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You can learn Norwegian in just 9 easy steps.

If you want to go from beginner to fluent in Norwegian in a reasonable amount of time, you'll need a proven study method and daily dedication. Our nine-step Norwegian learning guide will show you how to teach yourself Norwegian in a structured,effective way. The steps below will take you through the progression of skills needed to learn to speak, read and understand Norwegian.

Step 10 : Simple sentences in Norwegian

You've already learned so much in steps 1 to 9 and we'd like to help you learn even more with this bonus step. Learn the phrases Dette er en bok, Dette er en stol and Dette er en dør (This is a book, This is a chair, This is a door). Then learn the phrases Døren er stor and Døren er liten (The door is big, The door is small). And then learn the phrases Dørene er store and Dørene er små (The doors are big, The doors are small). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about simple Norwegian sentences including useful examples. Take everything you have learned so far and then teach yourself just a few new words each week. In this way, you'll soon be able to say 100's, if not 1000's of short phrases in Norwegian. Give it a try yourself!

On the Road! Norwegian

On the Road! Norwegian

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