Entries for the ‘Norlish’ Category

The Silence in Bilingual Families

No one gets offended at a wrong word or meaning, there is no point. So we live our lives without the trickiness of words. We know that there are things more important than language – like, our hearts.

Having a Different Opinion and Culture in Norway

I often can’t be myself, even when I speak Norwegian. I feel boring and uncreative. It is not fun to constantly guard you communication – language, facial expressions and body language.

Dott, Kom!

Språkrådet, the Norwegian Language Council, tries very hard to come up with Norwegian words to replace English words. Languages progress and in the world new words are being made up all the time such as…

Three Spices in One

When you live in Norway, Norwegian is not the only language you have to learn.  You also live with Nynorsk and Sami and even Danish, Swedish and Finnish.  English is also a prominent language in Norway and can help you get around but being familiar with the Nordic languages can help you with even the […]

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