1st December - Norwegian
Here are the words and phrases for this lesson. Remember to listen carefully to the pronunciation in the video!
god Jul - Merry Christmas
hej - hello
jeg heter ... - I'm called
hvordan har du det? - how are you?
jeg har det bra - I'm well
takk - thank you
farvel - goodbye
Language family: Germanic
Closely related to: Danish, Swedish
Official language in: Norway
There are two types of written Norwegian: Bokmål and Nynorsk. Norwegian children have to learn to spell words in both Bokmål and Nynorsk!
Total speakers so far
Each day we'll add the number of speakers of the language to our total, so that you know how many people you can send a festive greeting to around the world.
Norwegian total: 5,307,610
Overall total: 5,307,610
Language Population data correct at time of publishing according to Ethnologue.com.