Entries Tagged ‘Norwegian’

Movie Title Translations

Sometimes English-speaking movie titles don’t translate well into Norwegian so the titlists have to get creative.  Sometimes they just don’t bother and other times they put in a little too much effort.  Here are some of the more common changes in titles: Movie Title: The Pacifier Norwegian Title: Operasjon barnevakt English Translation: Operation Babysitter Movie […]

Kransekake Recipe

Kransekake is a cake made from almonds, icing sugar and egg whites. The dough is a little coarser than marzipan and sometimes has specs of almond skin as a ‘rustic’ feature.  The cake is often served at holiday celebrations like Christmas and for weddings.  Even though kransekaker is a ‘cake’ it is rather more like […]

Buying Your Bong at the Movies!

I was at the movies with my Norwegian friend the other day and she asked me ‘Har du en bong med deg? (Have you a ‘bong’ with you?’)  I stopped ‘I didn’t think it was that kind of movie!’  A moment of ‘what the?’ passed.  In her sentence I knew every word except bong and […]

Learn Norwegian Podcast 103c

Hei, alle sammen! In this Podcast we revise some of the basic conversational questions and answers from the last couple of podcast lessons.  The exercises encourage you to listen, think and speak.  Make sure you say the sentences out loud so you can judge if you are pronouncing them properly. NOTE: You will notice a […]

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