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How to be polite in Norway

Posted Thursday, February 01, 2018 by Aud Inger Åsjord

This video gives you seven dos and don’ts for behaving politely in Norway and words and expressions for speaking politely in Norwegian.

Norwegianized English Words

Posted Tuesday, January 23, 2018 by Odd Bjerga

The Search for the Shortest Norwegian Words

Posted Tuesday, September 12, 2017 by Yngvil Vatn Guttu

It’s been a big election night for the small parties, and in the language arena the small words in Norwegian also pack the punch. In this second article about Norwegian “micro words” we are taking ...

The Norwegian Rituals of Meeting and Greeting

Posted Wednesday, September 28, 2016 by Yngvil Vatn Guttu

Meeting and greeting people is a bit like dancing. When Tor enters the dance floor, he feels for the rhythm, then he knows which step to take; whether to lead or to follow. Today, Tor will show you...