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Winning the battle with Norwegian monster words

Posted Monday, August 07, 2017 by Yngvil Vatn Guttu

As a Norwegian student you have already encountered the Norwegian monster words - they lurk behind every corner. Indeed, it is quite common for these creatures to reach up to 30 - 40 characters in ...

En ulykkesfugl

Posted Tuesday, April 18, 2017 by Yngvil Vatn Guttu

Tor is in the hospital (sykehus) with a broken leg. He went skiing at Easter and had an accident. Tor is an "ulykkesfugl". This article is about the S’s and the E’s that you often find in the middl...

One Word or Two Words? Compounding nouns part 1

Posted Tuesday, November 01, 2016 by Golara Heydari

Tor is planning a coffee meeting. In Norwegian. So should he spell coffee meeting as one word or as two words?