Norwegian Plural

Welcome to the fourth Norwegian lesson about the plural. This time we will learn about the singular form and what it looks like in the plural, followed by grammar rules, finally a list of emergency phrases.

book
book Audio
bok
books
books Audio
bøker
car
car Audio
bil
cars
cars Audio
biler
tree
tree Audio
tre
trees
trees Audio
trær
flower
flower Audio
blomst
flowers
flowers Audio
blomster

Plural Grammar Rules

The plural is the form which refers to more than one object or person. For example: I speak two languages the plural here is [languages] because it refers to more than one [language]. The examples below use plurals in different ways and places to demonstrate how they look wehn converted from their singular form.

Grammar + Rules
Norwegian
I speak one language
[singular form]
jeg snakker ett språk Audio
we speak three languages
[plural noun]
vi snakker tre språk Audio
he visits many countries
[adverb + plural noun]
han besøker mange land Audio
they are happy now
[plural pronoun]
de er glade nå Audio
she has five red shoes
[adjective + plural noun]
hun har fem røde sko Audio
I want a sandwich without onions
[preposition + plural noun]
jeg vil ha et smørbrød uten løk Audio

The following is a list of examples showing both the singular and plural form. This demonstrates how the plural is used with humans, objects and animals.

woman
woman Audio
kvinne
women
women Audio
kvinner
man
man Audio
mann
men
men Audio
menn
house
house Audio
hus
houses
houses Audio
hus
cup
country Audio
kopp
cups
countries Audio
kopper
cow
cow Audio
ku
cows
cows Audio
kyr
horse
horse Audio
hest
horses
horses Audio
hester

Emergency Phrases

Now it's time to practice your Norwegian by looking at these phrases which are related to emergencies. Be prepared when traveling abroad, just in case you need help or by offering help to someone else. I recommend writing these expressions down on a notebook before traveling.

English
Norwegian
Help
hjelp! Audio
Call the ambulance
ring etter ambulanse! Audio
I need a doctor
jeg trenger en lege Audio
Where is the closest pharmacy?
hvor er nærmeste apotek? Audio
Are you okay?
går det bra? Audio
I am sick
jeg er syk Audio
Call the police
ring politiet! Audio

Did you enjoy this lesson about the plural in Norwegian? I hope so, if you have any problem with this lesson contact me with questions you have here. You can now check the next lesson below.

Norwegian Nouns   Norwegian Nouns

Norwegian Gender   Norwegian Gender



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