1st December - Norwegian

Lesson Notes

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 stats

Language: Norwegian
Language family: Germanic
Closely related to: Danish, Swedish
Official language in: Norway

There are around 5.3 millions speakers of Norwegian. There are two different forms of 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.

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