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lab {n} (laboratory) SEE: laboratory  ::
labia {n} (folds of tissue at opening of vulva)  :: kjønnslepper {c-p}
laborious {adj} (industrious) SEE: industrious  ::
labor relations {n} (industrial relations) SEE: industrial relations  ::
labor union {n} (labor union) SEE: trade union  ::
labour relations {n} (industrial relations) SEE: industrial relations  ::
labyrinth {n} (maze)  :: labyrint {m}
labyrinthal {adj} (like a labyrinth) SEE: labyrinthine  ::
labyrinthian {adj} (mazelike) SEE: labyrinthine  ::
labyrinthiform {adj} (having the form of a labyrinth) SEE: labyrinthine  ::
lac {n} (lakh) SEE: lakh  ::
lace {n} (cord for fastening a shoe or garment)  :: lisse {f}, skolisse {f}
lace {n} (fabric)  :: knipling {m}
lace {v} (fasten with laces)  :: snøre
lack {n} (deficiency, need)  :: mangel {m}
lack {v} (be without, need, require)  :: mangle
lackey {n} (a fawning, servile follower)  :: lakei {m}
lackey {n} (liveried male servant)  :: lakei {m}
lacrosse {n} (the sport)  :: lacrosse
lactose {n} (disaccharide sugar of milk and dairy products)  :: [Bokmål] laktose, melkesukker; [Nynorsk] laktose, mjølkesukker
lad {n} (a boy)  :: ladd {m}
laden {adj} (weighed down with a load, burdened)  :: nedlastet
ladies and gentlemen {n} (used to address an audience)  :: mine damer og herrer
ladies first {proverb} (A phrase encouraging gentlemanliness)  :: [Bokmål] damene først
ladle {n} (deep-bowled spoon with a long, usually curved, handle)  :: [Bokmål] øse {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] ause {f}
lady {n} (polite term referring a woman)  :: dame
ladybird {n} (member of Coccinellidae)  :: marifly, marihøne
ladybug {n} (ladybird) SEE: ladybird  ::
lady's man {n} (man who attracts women and enjoys their company)  :: damenes jens {m}
lady's man {n} (womanizer) SEE: womanizer  ::
lag {n} ((Internet) bad connection, loss of connection)  :: forsinkelse {m}, lagg {m}
lagoon {n} (shallow body of water)  :: [Bokmål] lagune {m}, strandsjø {m}; [Nynorsk] lagune {m} {f}, strandsjø {m}
lagopode {n} (ptarmigan) SEE: ptarmigan  ::
lair {n} (of an animal)  :: [Bokmål] hi {n}; [Nynorsk] hi {n}
lake {n} (body of water)  :: [Bokmål] innsjø {m}, tjern {n}, vann {n}, ferskvann {n}; [Nynorsk] innsjø {m}, tjern {n}, tjørn {f}, vatn {n}
lake {n} (coloring agent)  :: fargestoff {n}
Lake Ladoga {prop} (Ladoga) SEE: Ladoga  ::
lamb {n} (flesh of lamb as food)  :: [Bokmål] lammekjøtt {n}; [Nynorsk] lammekjøt {n}, lammekjøtt {n}
lamb {n} (young sheep)  :: lam {n}
lament {n} (expression of grief, suffering, or sadness)  :: sorg {m}
lament {v} (express grief)  :: sørge
Lamentations {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: Syrgjesongane {m-p}
lamia {n} (monster in mythology)  :: lamia
lammergeier {n} (bird)  :: [Bokmål] lammegribb
lammergeyer {n} (vulture) SEE: lammergeier  ::
lamp {n} (device producing light)  :: lampe {m} {f}
lamp {n} (oil device producing light)  :: [Bokmål] lampe {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] lampe {m} {f}
lampoon {v} (satirize) SEE: satirize  ::
lamprey {n} (a fish)  :: niøye {n}, lamprett; [Nynorsk] niauge
lampshade {n} (cover over a lamp)  :: lampeskjerm {m}; [Bokmål] lampeskjerm {m}; [Nynorsk] lampeskjerm {m}
land {n} (fright) SEE: fright  ::
land {n} (part of Earth which is not covered by oceans or other bodies of water)  :: land {n}
-land {suffix} (territory, country or region (suffix))  :: [Bokmål] -land
land {v} (to bring to land)  :: lande
land {v} (to deliver) SEE: deliver  ::
land {v} (to descend to a surface, especially from the air)  :: lande
-landia {suffix} (territory, country or region (suffix)) SEE: -land  ::
landing gear {n} (undercarriage)  :: [Bokmål] understell {n}; [Nynorsk] understell {n}
landlocked {adj} (surrounded by land)  :: innlands-
landlord {n} (person who owns and rents land such as a house, apartment, or condo)  :: utleier {m}
landlouper {n} (vagabond) SEE: vagabond  ::
landlubber {n} (someone unfamiliar with the sea or seamanship)  :: [Bokmål] [informal] landkrabbe {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] [informal] landkrabbe {m} {f}
land mine {n} (mine that is placed on land)  :: landmine {c}
landslide {n} (natural disaster)  :: steinras {n}; [Bokmål] jordras {n}, jordskred {n}; [Nynorsk] jordras {n}, jordskred {n}
lane {n} (division of roadway)  :: [Bokmål] kjørefelt {n}
Langobard {n} (Lombard) SEE: Lombard  ::
language {n} (computer language (see also computer language))  :: språk {n}, programmeringsspråk {n}
language {n} (nonverbal communication)  :: språk {n}
language {n} (particular words used)  :: språk {n}
language {n} (system of communication using words or symbols)  :: språk {n}, talemål {n} [oral only], tunge {f}, tungemål {n}
language {n} (the ability to communicate using words)  :: taleevne {m} {f}
language {n} (vocabulary of a particular field)  :: språk ({n}), terminologi ({m})
language family {n} (set of languages)  :: språkfamilie {m}
language swap {n} (language exchange) SEE: language exchange  ::
lanichol {n} (lanolin) SEE: lanolin  ::
laniol {n} (lanolin) SEE: lanolin  ::
lanky {adj} (tall, slim)  :: hengslete, skabelonaktig, slåpen
lantern {n} (case of transparent material made to protect a flame, or light)  :: lanterne {m}
lanthanum {n} (metallic element)  :: lantan
Lao {n} (person)  :: [Bokmål] laot {m}; [Nynorsk] laot {m}
Laocoön {prop} (The Trojan and the Argonaut)  :: Laokoon; [Nynorsk] Laokoon
Laos {prop} (country in Southeast Asia)  :: Laos
Laotian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Laos)  :: [Bokmål] laotisk; [Nynorsk] laotisk
Laotian {n} (Laotian person) SEE: Lao  ::
Laotian {prop} (language)  :: [Bokmål] lao {m}, laotisk {m}; [Nynorsk] lao {m}, laotisk {m}
lap {n} (Sports: One circuit around a race track)  :: runde {m}
lap {n} (the upper legs of a seated person)  :: fang {n}
lap dog {n} (a small dog) SEE: lapdog  ::
lapdog {n} (a small and tame dog)  :: skjødehund {m}
lapel {n} (each of the two triangular pieces of cloth on a suit)  :: jakkeslag {n}
lapidarian {adj} (lapidary) SEE: lapidary  ::
lapidarian {n} (lapidary) SEE: lapidary  ::
Lapland {prop} (region in Scandinavia)  :: Finnmark, Lappland {n}, Sameland
lappet moth {n} (eggar) SEE: eggar  ::
Lappland {prop} (Lapland) SEE: Lapland  ::
laptop computer {n} (laptop) SEE: laptop  ::
larch {n} (a coniferous tree)  :: lerk; [Nynorsk] lerk
lard {n} (bacon) SEE: bacon  ::
lard {n} (fat from the abdomen of a pig)  :: [Bokmål] smult {n}; [Nynorsk] smult {n}
larder {n} (cool room used as food storage)  :: spiskammer {n}
large {adj} (of greater size, see also: big)  :: stor
large bonito {n} (skipjack tuna) SEE: skipjack tuna  ::
largen {n} (enlarge) SEE: enlarge  ::
lark {n} (bird)  :: [Bokmål] lerke {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] lerke {f}
larva {n} (an animal in such stage of growth)  :: [Bokmål] larve {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] larve {m} {f}
larynx {n} (the organ)  :: strupehode
lascivious {adj} (wanton)  :: lidderlig, vellystig
laser {n} (device producing beam of light)  :: laser {m}
laser printer {n} (computer printer)  :: laserskriver {m}
lash {n} (eyelash; hair growing from the eyelid) SEE: eyelash  ::
lass {n} (sweetheart) SEE: sweetheart  ::
last {adj} (Final)  :: sist, senest
last {adj} (Most recent)  :: senest, nyest
last {adv} (after everything else)  :: sist
last but not least {adv} (An expression to start the last item of a list)  :: [Bokmål] sist, men ikke minst; [Nynorsk] sist, men ikkje minst
Last Judgment {prop} (judgment day)  :: [Bokmål] dommedag {m}; [Nynorsk] dommedag {m}
last name {n} (surname) SEE: surname  ::
last night {adv} (during the night before today)  :: i går kveld
last year {adv} (year before this one)  :: i fjor
latch-key child {n} (A child who returns to an empty house)  :: nøkkelbarn {n}
late {adj} (euphemism for dead)  :: som har gått bort, som har gått fra oss
late {adj} (near the end of a period of time)  :: sein
lately {adv} (recently) SEE: recently  ::
later {adv} (more late)  :: senere
lathe {n} (machine tool used to shape a piece of material)  :: [Bokmål] dreiebenk {m}; [Nynorsk] dreiebenk {m}
lather {n} (foam of soap and water)  :: skum {n}
Latin {adj} (of ancient Rome)  :: [Bokmål] romersk; [Nynorsk] romersk
Latin {adj} (of descendants from ancient Romans)  :: [Bokmål] romersk; [Nynorsk] romersk
Latin {adj} (of/from Latin America)  :: [Bokmål] latinsk; [Nynorsk] latinsk
Latin {adj} (of the language)  :: [Bokmål] latinsk; [Nynorsk] latinsk
Latin {adj} (of the script)  :: [Bokmål] latinsk; [Nynorsk] latinsk
Latin {adj} (Roman Catholic) SEE: Roman Catholic  ::
Latin {prop} (language of the ancient Romans)  :: latin latinsk
Latinize {v} (to transliterate to Latin script) SEE: romanize  ::
latitude {n} (angular distance north or south from the equator)  :: latitude {m}, breddegrad {m}
latitude {n} (angular distance of a heavenly body from the ecliptic)  :: latitude {m}
latitude {n} (freedom from restrictions)  :: handlingsrom {n}
latitude {n} (imaginary line parallel to the equator)  :: latitude {m}
lats {n} (currency of Latvia) SEE: lat  ::
latter {adj} (near (or nearer) to the end)  :: sist
latter {adj} (relating to or being the second of two items)  :: sistnevnte
latter {adj}  :: sistnevnte
Latvia {prop} (Republic of Latvia)  :: Latvia
Latvian {adj} (pertaining to Latvia or the Latvian language)  :: [Bokmål] latvisk; [Nynorsk] latvisk
Latvian {n} (language)  :: [Bokmål] latvisk {m}; [Nynorsk] latvisk {m}
Latvian {n} (person)  :: [Bokmål] latvier {m}; [Nynorsk] latviar {m}
laugh {n} (expression of mirth peculiar to the human species)  :: latter {m}, lått {m}
laugh {n} (something that provokes mirth or scorn)  :: vits {m}
laugh {v} (be or appear cheerful)  :: le
laugh {v} (express by, or utter with, laughter)  :: le
laugh {v} (make an object of laughter or ridicule)  :: le
laugh {v} (show mirth by peculiar movement of the muscles of the face and emission of sounds)  :: le, skratte
laughing hyena {n} (spotted hyena) SEE: spotted hyena  ::
laughter {n} (sound (as) of laughing)  :: latter
launch {v} (cause to move or slide from the land into the water)  :: [Bokmål] sjøsette; [Nynorsk] sjøsetje, sjøsette
launching {n} (act by which something is launched)  :: [Bokmål] [nautical] sjøsetting {m} {f}, sjøsetning {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] [nautical] sjøsetjing {f}, sjøsetting {f}
launder {n} (washerwoman) SEE: washerwoman  ::
laundromat {n} (launderette) SEE: launderette  ::
laundry {n} (laundering; washing)  :: klesvask {m}, vaskerom {n}
laundry {n} (place or room where laundering is done)  :: vaskerom {n}
laundry {n} (that which needs to be laundered)  :: skittentøy {n}
Laura {prop} (female given name)  :: Laura
laurel {n} (crown of laurel)  :: laurbærkrans {m}
laurel {n} (evergreen shrub, of the genus Laurus)  :: laurbær {n}
Laurence {prop} (male given name)  :: Lars, Laurits
lava {n} (magma) SEE: magma  ::
lava {n} (melted rock)  :: lava
law {n} (body of rules and standards to be applied by courts)  :: lov {m}
law {n} (body of rules from the legislative authority)  :: lov {m}
law {n} (observed physical behavior)  :: lov {m}
law {n} (slang: the police)  :: loven
law {n} (statement that is true under specified conditions)  :: lov {m}
law {n} (written or understood rule)  :: lov {m}
lawless {adj} (not governed by the law)  :: [Bokmål] lovløs, lovlaus; [Nynorsk] lovlaus
lawless {adj} (not restrained by the law)  :: [Bokmål] lovløs, lovlaus; [Nynorsk] lovlaus
lawlessness {n} (a lack of law and order)  :: [Bokmål] lovløshet {m} {f}
lawmaker {n} (legislator) SEE: legislator  ::
lawn {n} (ground covered with grass)  :: gressplen {m}, plen {m}
lawn bowling {n} (bowls) SEE: bowls  ::
lawn mower {n} (machine for cutting grass)  :: gressklipper {m}, plenklipper {m}
lawn-mower {n} (lawnmower) SEE: lawnmower  ::
lawnmower {n} (machine)  :: [Bokmål] gressklipper {m}; [Nynorsk] grasklippar {m}, grasklyppar {m}
law of nature {n} (natural law) SEE: natural law  ::
law of nature {n} (physical law) SEE: physical law  ::
Lawrence {prop} (male given name) SEE: Laurence  ::
lawrencium {n} (chemical element)  :: lawrencium
lawyer {n} (professional person authorized to practice law)  :: advokat {m}, [archaic] sakfører {m}
lay {adj} (non-clergy)  :: [Bokmål] leg, leg-, lek, lek-; [Nynorsk] lek, lek-
lay {adj} (non-professional)  :: [Bokmål] leg, leg-, lek, lek-; [Nynorsk] lek, lek-
lay {v} (to deposit an egg)  :: legge
lay {v} (to install certain building materials)  :: legge
lay {v} (to leave something somewhere)  :: legge igjen
lay {v} (to place something down in a position of rest)  :: legge
lay {v} (to prepare groundwork, table etc.)  :: [lay a plan] legge, [lay a table] dekke
lay figure {n} (jointed model) SEE: dummy  ::
lay figure {n} (unimportant person) SEE: Joe Average  ::
layman {n} (someone who is not an ordained cleric)  :: [Bokmål] lekmann {m}; [Nynorsk] lekmann {m}
layman {n} (someone who is not a professional in a given field)  :: [Bokmål] lekmann {m}; [Nynorsk] lekmann {m}
Lazarus {prop} (New Testament characters)  :: Lasarus
laze {v} (be lazy, waste time)  :: late seg
Lazio {prop} (Italian province)  :: [Bokmål] Latium; [Nynorsk] Lazio
lazurite {n} (lapis lazuli) SEE: lapis lazuli  ::
lazy eye {n} (amblyopia) SEE: amblyopia  ::
lead {n} (chemical element)  :: bly
leader {n} (one having authority)  :: leder {m}, fører {m}
leading diagonal {n} (main diagonal) SEE: main diagonal  ::
lead poisoning {n} (chronic intoxiction caused by lead) SEE: plumbism  ::
leaf {n} (anything resembling the leaf of a plant)  :: blad {n}
leaf {n} (computing, mathematics: tree node without descendants)  :: løv
leaf {n} (flat section used to extend a table)  :: blad {n}
leaf {n} (layer supporting the kidney of a pig) SEE: leaf fat  ::
leaf {n} (part of a plant)  :: [Bokmål] blad {n}, løv {n} (dead); [Nynorsk] blad {n}, lauv {n}
leaf {n} (sheet of a book)  :: ark {n}
leaf {n} (sheet of any substance beaten or rolled until very thin)  :: folie {m}
leaf {n} (tea leaves) SEE: tea leaves  ::
League of Nations {prop} (International organization)  :: Folkeforbundet
Leah {prop} (elder daughter of Laban)  :: Lea
leak {n}  :: en som lekker
leak {n} (entrance or escape of a fluid)  :: lekkasje {m}
leak {n} (hole which admits water or other fluid, or lets it escape)  :: lekkasje {m}
leak {v} (to allow fluid to escape or enter)  :: lekke
leak {v} (to reveal secret information)  :: lekke
lean {adj} (being slim and muscular)  :: slank
lean {adj} (having more air than necessary to burn all the fuel)  :: mager
lean {adj} (of meat, having little fat)  :: mager
lean {v} (to hang outwards)  :: [Bokmål] lene; [Nynorsk] lene
lean {v} (to press against)  :: [Bokmål] lene; [Nynorsk] bikke
lean-to {n} (type of shelter)  :: gapahuk
leap {v} (to jump)  :: sprang, hopp, hoppe
leapfrog {n} (children's game)  :: hoppe bukk
leap to mind {v} (spring to mind) SEE: spring to mind  ::
leap year {n} (366-day year in the Gregorian calendar)  :: skuddår {n}
learn {v} (to acquire knowledge or ability)  :: lære
leash {n} (long cord for dogs)  :: leiebånd {n}, kobbel {n}, lenke {f}
least weasel {n} (Mustela nivalis)  :: snømus
leather {n} (material produced by tanning animal skin)  :: [Bokmål] lær {n}
leave {n} (permission)  :: tillatelse {m}, løyve
leave {v} (To cause to remain as available, not take away, refrain from depleting)  :: etterlate
leave {v} (To depart from, end one's connection or affiliation with)  :: forlate
leave {v} (To depart (intransitive))  :: forlate
leave {v} (To transfer possession after death)  :: etterlate
leaven {n} (any agent used to make dough rise)  :: hevingsmiddel {n}
leaven {v} (to cause to rise by fermentation)  :: heve
leave of absence {n} (absence from work) SEE: leave  ::
leave out {v} (to leave out or to not include) SEE: omit  ::
leave someone in the lurch {v} (to abandon somebody and leave him or her in a difficult situation)  :: la i stikken
Lebanese {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Lebanon, its people or language)  :: [Bokmål] libanesisk; [Nynorsk] libanesisk
Lebanese {n} (A person from Lebanon)  :: [Bokmål] libaneser {m}; [Nynorsk] libanesar {m}
Lebanon {prop} (Lebanese Republic)  :: Libanon
lecture {n} (a spoken lesson)  :: [Bokmål] forelesning
LED {n} (light-emitting diode)  :: lysdiode {c}
ledger {n} (collection of accounting entries)  :: reskontro {m}
leech {n} (aft edge of a triangular sail)  :: lik
leech {n} (annelid)  :: igle {m} {f}
leech {n} (person who derives profit from others)  :: blodsuger {m}, parasitt {m}, utsuger {m}
leech {n} (physician) SEE: physician  ::
leek {n} (vegetable)  :: purre, purreløk
leeway {n} (degree or amount of freedom or flexibility)  :: [Bokmål] slingringsmonn {m} {n}
left {adj} (pertaining to the political left; liberal)  :: venstre
left {adj} (the west side of the body when one is facing north)  :: venstre
left {n} (the ensemble of left-wing political parties)  :: venstresiden {c}
left {n} (the left side)  :: venstresiden {c}
left {v} (remaining)  :: igjen, til overs
left wing {n} (ice hockey)  :: venstreving {m}
left wing {n} (politics)  :: [Bokmål] venstreside {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] venstreside {f}
left wing {n} (sports)  :: venstreving {m}
lefty {n} (left-hander) SEE: left-hander  ::
leg {n} (game played in a tournament)  :: spill {n}, kamp {m}, parti {n}
leg {n} (lower limb from groin to ankle)  :: bein {n}
leg {n} (part of garment covering the leg)  :: bein {n}
leg {n} (side in a triangle)  :: side {c}, sidekant {m}
leg {n} (stage of journey)  :: etappe {m}
legacy {adj} (Left behind, old or no longer in active use)  :: foreldet
legacy {n} (money or property bequeathed to someone in a will)  :: [Bokmål] arv {m}, legat {n}
legacy {n} (Something inherited from a predecessor; a heritage)  :: arv {m}
legal {adj} (relating to the law or to lawyers)  :: [Bokmål] juridisk; [Nynorsk] juridisk
legal age {n} (age of majority) SEE: age of majority  ::
legalize {v} (legalise) SEE: legalise  ::
legal person {n} (organization or group of people)  :: [Bokmål] juridisk person {m}; [Nynorsk] juridisk person {m}
legato {adv} (music: smoothly, in a connected manner)  :: legato
legend {n} (key to the symbols and color codes on a map)  :: [Bokmål] symboler {p}, tegnforklaring {m}
legend {n} (story of unknown origin describing plausible but extraordinary past events)  :: [Bokmål] legende {m}; [Nynorsk] legende {f}
legendary {adj} (of or pertaining to a legend)  :: [Bokmål] legendarisk; [Nynorsk] legendarisk
legislative {adj} (Making or having the power to make laws)  :: lovgivende, legislativ
legist {n} (legislator) SEE: legislator  ::
legwork {n} (Skillful or vigorous use of the legs)  :: fotarbeid {n}
legwork {n} (Work, especially research, that involves significant walking)  :: fotarbeid {n}
Leipzig {prop} (City in Saxony, Germany)  :: Leipzig
lek {n} (an aggregation of male animals for the purposes of courtship and display)  :: spill {n} [capercaillie, woodcock]; [Bokmål] lek {m} [capercaillie, woodcock]
lemma {n} (linguistics: canonical form of a term)  :: lemma, oppslagsord, stikkord
lemma {n} (linguistics: lexeme) SEE: lexeme  ::
lemming {n} (rodent)  :: [Bokmål] lemen {n}; [Nynorsk] lemen {n}
lemon {n} (citrus fruit)  :: [Bokmål] sitron {m}; [Nynorsk] sitron {m}
lemon {n} (taste)  :: [Bokmål] sitronsmak {m}
lemonade {n} (carbonated beverage)  :: sitronbrus {m}
lemonade {n} (still beverage)  :: limonade {m}
lemon balm {n} (Melissa officinalis)  :: hjertensfryd, sitronmelisse
lemon juice {n} (lemonade) SEE: lemonade  ::
lemur {n} (strepsirrhine primate of the infraorder Lemuriformes, superfamily Lemuroidea)  :: lemur {m}
lend {v} ((proscribed) to borrow) SEE: borrow  ::
lend {v} (to allow to be used temporarily)  :: låne
length {n} (distance from end to end)  :: [Bokmål] lengde {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] lengd {f}, lengde {f}
Leningrad {prop} (name of Saint Petersburg, 1924-1991)  :: Leningrad
Leninian {adj} (of or pertaining to Lenin) SEE: Leninist  ::
Leninism {n} (the political philosophy named after Vladimir Lenin)  :: leninisme
lens {n} (anatomy: transparent crystalline structure in the eye)  :: [Bokmål] linse {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] linse {f}
lens {n} (biology: genus of the legume family; its bean)  :: linse {m} {f}
lens {n} (object focusing or defocusing the light passing through it)  :: [Bokmål] linse {m} {f}, objektiv {n}; [Nynorsk] linse {f}, objektiv {n}
lenticular {n} (lenticular galaxy) SEE: lenticular galaxy  ::
lenticular {n} (lenticular image) SEE: lenticular image  ::
lentigo {n} (pigmented spot on the skin) SEE: freckle  ::
lentil {n} (plant Lens culinaris)  :: [Bokmål] linse {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] linse {f}
lentil {n} (seed used as food)  :: [Bokmål] linse {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] linse {f}
Leo {n} (Someone with a Leo star sign)  :: løve
Leo {prop} (astrological sign)  :: [Bokmål] Løven {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] Løva {f}
Leo {prop} (constellation)  :: [Bokmål] Løven {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] Løva {f}
Leo {prop} (male given name)  :: Leo
Leo Minor {prop} (a spring constellation of the northern sky)  :: [Bokmål] Den lille løve; [Nynorsk] Vesle løve
leopard {n} (a large wild cat with a spotted coat, Panthera pardus)  :: [Bokmål] leopard {m}; [Nynorsk] leopard {m}
leprosarium {n} (institution or place to quarantine and treat leprous people)  :: leprosarium {n}
leprosy {n} (infectious disease caused by infection by Mycobacterium leprae)  :: spedalskhet {m}, lepra {m}
-leptic {suffix} (of or relating to a condition of seizing)  :: -leptisk
lesbian {adj} (between two women; pertaining to female homosexuality)  :: [Bokmål] lesbisk
lesbian {n} (female homosexual)  :: lesbe {m} {f}
Lesbian {adj} (lesbian) SEE: lesbian  ::
Lesbian {n} (lesbian) SEE: lesbian  ::
lesbo {n} (lesbian) SEE: lesbian  ::
Lesotho {prop} (country in Southern Africa)  :: Lesotho
less {adj} (comparative form of "little" for numbers)  :: mindre
less {adj} (not as much)  :: mindre
less {adj} (smaller number of)  :: færre
less {adv} (to smaller extent)  :: mindre
less {prep} (not including)  :: minus, fratrukket
-less {suffix} (lacking (suffix))  :: -løs
lesser panda {n} (Ailurus fulgens) SEE: red panda  ::
lesser spotted woodpecker {n} (Picoides minor)  :: dvergspett
lesson {n} (section of learning or teaching)  :: [Bokmål] lekse {f} {m}, undervisningstime {m}; [Nynorsk] lekse {f}, undervisingstime {m}
lesson {n} (something that serves as a warning or encouragement)  :: [Bokmål] lærepenge {m} ; [Nynorsk] lærepenge {m}
Lesviot {n} (A person from, or an inhabitant of, Lesvos)  :: lesver {m}
let {v} (to allow)  :: la
let {v} (to put up for rent)  :: leie ut
let alone {v} (leave alone) SEE: leave alone  ::
let go {v}  :: slippe
Leto {prop} (mother of Apollo)  :: Leto
letter {n} (letter of the alphabet)  :: [Bokmål] bokstav {m}; [Nynorsk] bokstav {m}
letter {n} (written message)  :: [Bokmål] brev {n}; [Nynorsk] brev {n}
let the cat out of the bag {phrase} (to disclose a secret, often inadvertently)  :: slippe katta ut av sekken
let there be light {phrase} (let there be light)  :: det bli lys
let the sleeping dogs lie {v} (to avoid igniting a conflict) SEE: let sleeping dogs lie  ::
Lettish {prop} (Latvian) SEE: Latvian  ::
lettuce {n} (an edible plant, Lactuca)  :: bladsalat
leukemia {n} (cancer of blood forming tissue)  :: leukemi {m}
Levant {prop} (the countries bordering the eastern Mediterranean Sea)  :: [Bokmål] Levanten; [Nynorsk] Levanten
level {adj} (at the same height as some reference)  :: vatret
level {adj} (same height at all places)  :: vatret
level {n} (degree or amount)  :: nivå {n}
level {n} (distance relative to a given reference elevation)  :: nivå {n}
level {n} (one of several discrete segments of a game (gaming))  :: nivå {n}
level {n} (tool for finding whether a surface is level)  :: vater {n}
lever {adv} (rather) SEE: rather  ::
leverage {v} (take full advantage of an existing thing)  :: dra fordel av, profittere på, utnytte
Levi {prop} (third son of Jacob)  :: Levi
levitation {n}  :: levitasjon
levity {n} (lack of steadiness) SEE: instability  ::
Lewis {prop} (male given name) SEE: Louis  ::
lexical unit {n} (term that acts as a unit of meaning) SEE: lexical item  ::
lexicography {n} (art or craft of writing dictionaries)  :: leksikografi
Lezghian {prop} (Lezgi) SEE: Lezgi  ::
LGBT {initialism} (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender/Transexual)  :: LHBT
liar {n} (one who tells lies)  :: løgner {m}, løgnhals {m}
libation {n} (act of pouring a liquid as a sacrifice)  :: drikkofferet
liberate {v} (to free)  :: frigjøre
Liberia {prop} (country in Western Africa)  :: Liberia
Liberian {adj} (pertaining to Liberia)  :: [Bokmål] liberisk; [Nynorsk] liberisk
Liberian {n} (A person from Liberia)  :: [Bokmål] liberier {m}; [Nynorsk] liberiar {m}
liberty cap {n} (Psilocybe semilanceata)  :: [Bokmål] fleinsopp {m}, spiss fleinsopp {m}; [Nynorsk] fleinsopp {m}, spiss fleinsopp {m}
Libra {n} (Someone with a Libra star sign)  :: vekt
Libra {prop} (astrological sign)  :: [Bokmål] Vekten {m}, Vekta {f}; [Nynorsk] Vekta {f}
Libra {prop} (constellation)  :: [Bokmål] Vekten {m}, Vekta {f}; [Nynorsk] Vekta {f}
librarian {n} (one who cares for the publications etc. in a library)  :: bibliotekar {m}
librarian {n} (the manager of a library)  :: bibliotekar {m}
library {n}  :: bibliotek {n}
library {n} (institution which holds books etc.)  :: bibliotek {n}
libretto {n} (text of a dramatic musical work, such as an opera)  :: libretto {m}
Libya {prop} (country in Northern Africa)  :: Libya
Libyan {adj} (Of, from, or pertaining to Libya, the Libyan people or the Libyan language)  :: [Bokmål] libysk; [Nynorsk] libysk
Libyan {n} (person)  :: [Bokmål] libyer {m}; [Nynorsk] libyar {m}
licence {n} (license) SEE: license  ::
licence {v} (license) SEE: license  ::
license plate {n} (an identifying plate attached to a vehicle)  :: registreringsskilt {n}, nummerskilt {n}
lichen {n} (something which spreads across something else, causing damage) SEE: cancer  ::
lickpot {n} (the forefinger)  :: slikkepott {m}
lick someone's ass {v} (to flatter someone) SEE: brownnose  ::
lickspittle {v} (a fawning toady)  :: spyttslikker {m}
lid {n} (top or cover)  :: lokk
lie {n} (intentionally false statement)  :: løgn {m}
lie {n} (position of fetus)  :: leie {n}
lie {v} (be in horizontal position)  :: ligge
lie {v} (be situated)  :: ligge
lie {v} (tell an intentional untruth)  :: lyve, ljuge
Liechtenstein {prop} (Principality of Liechtenstein)  :: Liechtenstein
Liechtensteiner {n} (A person from Liechtenstein or of Liechtenstein descent)  :: [Bokmål] liechtensteiner {m}; [Nynorsk] liechtensteinar {m}
lie detector {n} (polygraph (informal))  :: løgndetektor {m}
lien {n}  :: heftelse
lieu {n} (in lieu, in lieu of) SEE: in lieu and in lieu of  ::
lieutenant {n} (lowest commissioned officer rank)  :: løytnant {m}
life {n} (a status given to entities which have the properties of replication and metabolism)  :: liv {n}
life {n} (A worthwhile existence)  :: liv {n}
life {n} (duration)  :: levetid {m} {f}
life {n} (life sentence)  :: livstid {m}
life {n} (the essence of the manifestation and the foundation of the being)  :: liv {n}
life {n} (The state between birth and death)  :: [Bokmål] liv {n}; [Nynorsk] liv {n}
life {n} (the subjective and inner manifestation of the individual)  :: liv {n}
life-affirming {adj} (appearing to have an optimistic quality) SEE: optimistic  ::
lifeboat {n} (a boat to save shipwrecked people)  :: [Bokmål] livbåt {m}
life-buoy {n} (life preserver) SEE: life preserver  ::
life ring {n} (life preserver) SEE: life preserver  ::
lifesize {adj} (life-size) SEE: life-size  ::
life-sized {adj} (life-size) SEE: life-size  ::
life style {n} (style of living)  :: livsstil {m}
life-style {n} (life style) SEE: life style  ::
lifestyle {n} (life style) SEE: life style  ::
life-threatening {adj} (used to describe something that endangers life)  :: [Bokmål] livstruende
lift {n} (an upward force)  :: løft {n}
lift {n} (mechanical device for vertically transporting goods or people)  :: heis {m}
lift {n} (the act of transporting someone in a vehicle)  :: skyss {m}
lift {v} (to raise)  :: løfte, heve
lift {v} (to steal)  :: loppe
lifter {n} (spatula) SEE: spatula  ::
lifter {n} (weightlifter) SEE: weightlifter  ::
lifting {n} (weightlifting) SEE: weightlifting  ::
liftshaft {n} (shaft for a lift)  :: [Bokmål] heissjakt {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] heisesjakt {f}, heissjakt {f}
light {adj} (having light)  :: lyst, opplyst, belyst
light {adj} (low in fat, calories, alcohol, salt, etc.)  :: lett-
light {adj} (of little significance)  :: banal, enkel
light {adj} (of low weight)  :: lys
light {adj} (pale in colour)  :: lys, blek
light {n} (electromagnetic wave)  :: lys {n}
light {n} (flame or something used to create fire)  :: flamme {m}
light {n} (source of light)  :: lys {n}
light {n} (spiritual truth)  :: lys {n}
light {v} (to illuminate)  :: opplyse
light {v} (to start (a fire))  :: tenne
light {v} (unload a ship)  :: losse
light at the end of the tunnel {n} (a better situation after long hardship)  :: [Bokmål] [[lys i enden av tunnelen]]
light bulb {n} (evacuated glass bulb containing a metal filament that produces light)  :: [Bokmål] lyspære {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] lyspære {f}, ljospære {f}
light-emitting diode {n} (a rectifying semiconductor device)  :: lysdiode {c}
lighter {n} (a barge)  :: [Bokmål] lekter {m}; [Nynorsk] lekter {m}
light globe {n} (light bulb) SEE: light bulb  ::
lighthouse {n} (building containing a light to warn or guide ships)  :: fyr {n}, fyrtårn {n}
lightning {n} (flash of light)  :: lynglimt, blink
lightning bug {n} (firefly) SEE: firefly  ::
lightning conductor {n} (metallic conductor) SEE: lightning rod  ::
lightning rod {n} (metallic conductor that protects from lightning)  :: [Bokmål] lynavleder {m}; [Nynorsk] lynavleiar {m}
lightsaber {n} (a fictional type of sword)  :: lyssabel
lights, camera, action {phrase} (tradicional cue at a beginning of a take)  :: lys, kamera, action
light source {n} (a source of illumination)  :: lyskilde
light year {n} (astronomical distance)  :: [Bokmål] lysår {n}; [Nynorsk] lysår {n}, ljosår {n}
lignite {n} (coal)  :: [Bokmål] brunkull {n}, brunkol {n}; [Nynorsk] brunkol {n}
like {prep} (somewhat similar to)  :: lik, som
like {v} (enjoy)  :: like, synes om
like {v} (find attractive)  :: like, synes om
like a dog on heat {prep} (like a dog in heat) SEE: like a dog in heat  ::
like a million dollars {prep} (like a million bucks) SEE: like a million bucks  ::
like father, like son {proverb} (a son will have traits similar to his father)  :: som far, så sønn
likely {adj} (displaying the qualities or characteristics that make something probable)  :: sannsynlig
likely {adj} (plausible; within the realm of credibility)  :: sannsynlig
likely {adj} (probable; having a greater-than-even chance of occurring)  :: sannsynlig
likely {adv} (probably) SEE: probably  ::
likely {adv} (similarly) SEE: similarly  ::
likeness {n} (similarity) SEE: similarity  ::
likewise {adv} (also; moreover; too) SEE: too  ::
likewise {adv} (the same to you)  :: i like måte
lilac {n} (flower)  :: syrin
Lilian {prop} (female given name)  :: Lillian
Liliana {prop} (female given name) SEE: Lilian  ::
Lillian {prop} (female given name) SEE: Lilian  ::
lily {n} (flower in the genus Lilium)  :: [Bokmål] lilje {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] lilje {f}
limber {adj} (flexible) SEE: flexible  ::
Limburgian {prop} (Limburgish) SEE: Limburgish  ::
Limburgic {prop} (Limburgish) SEE: Limburgish  ::
lime {n} (linden tree) SEE: linden  ::
lime juice {n} (limeade) SEE: limeade  ::
limelight {n} (attention or notice)  :: [Bokmål] rampelys {n}; [Nynorsk] rampelys {n}
limelight {n} (type of stage lighting)  :: [Bokmål] kalklys {n}; [Nynorsk] kalklys {n}
limestone {n} (abundant rock of marine and fresh-water sediments)  :: [Bokmål] kalkstein {m}; [Nynorsk] kalkstein {m}
limitation {n} (a restriction that limits something)  :: [Bokmål] begrensning {m} {f}
limitation {n} (the act of limiting)  :: [Bokmål] begrensning {m} {f}
limited {adj} (with certain limits placed upon it)  :: [Bokmål] begrenset, begrensa
limnodophyte {n} (helophyte) SEE: helophyte  ::
limo {n} (limousine) SEE: limousine  ::
limp {adj} (Flaccid; flabby)  :: slapp {n}, pløsete {n}
limp {adj} (Lacking stiffness; flimsy)  :: slapp {n}, pløsete {n}, løs {n}, spinkel
limp {n} (An irregular, jerky or awkward gait)  :: haltende gange {n}
limp {v} (To walk lamely, as if favouring one leg)  :: halte, hinke
linchpin {n} (a securing pin)  :: sikring {m}, splint {m}
lindworm {n} (a wingless bipedal dragon)  :: linnorm, lindorm, sjøslanger
line {n} (path through two or more points, threadlike mark)  :: linje {m} {f}
linear {adj} (in mathematics, of first-degree polynomial)  :: lineær
linear algebra {n} (branch of mathematics)  :: lineær algebra
linear space {n} (vector space) SEE: vector space  ::
linen {n} (material)  :: lin
linesman {n} (soccer: previous name of an assistant referee)  :: [Bokmål] linjemann {m}; [Nynorsk] linemann {m}, linjemann {m}
ling {n} (Molva molva) SEE: common ling  ::
linger {v} (to consider or contemplate)  :: [Bokmål] dvele
lingonberry {n} (berry)  :: [Bokmål] tyttebær {n}; [Nynorsk] tytebær {n}
lingonberry {n} (shrub)  :: tyttebærlyng {m}
linguistic {adj} (Relating to human language)  :: språklig
linguistic {adj} (Relating to linguistics)  :: lingvistisk, språkvitenskapelig
linguistics {n} (scientific study of language)  :: lingvistikk {m}
lining {n} (covering for the inside of something)  :: fôr {n}
lining {n} (material used for inside covering)  :: [Bokmål] fôring {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] fôring {f}
linkage {n} (connection or relation between things or ideas) SEE: link  ::
lint {n} (a fine material made by scraping cotton or linen cloth)  :: lo {n}
lint {n} (fuzzy fluff)  :: lo {n}
lintel {n} (horizontal structural beam)  :: dekkstein {m}, dekning {f}, overdekning {f}, overligger over {m}, vindusbjelke {m}
lion {n} (big cat Panthera leo)  :: [Bokmål] [♂♀] løve {m} {f}, [♀] løvinne {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] [♂♀] løve {f}, [♀] løvinne {f}
lion {n} (famous person)  :: løve {m}
lion {n} (heraldic charge)  :: løve
lioness {n} (female lion)  :: [Bokmål] løvinne {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] løvinne {f}
lion's share {n} (A generous portion)  :: brorpart {m}
lip {n} (fleshy protrusion framing the mouth)  :: leppe {c}
lip {n} (part of body resembling a lip)  :: leppe {c}
lip bear {n} (Melursus ursinus) SEE: sloth bear  ::
lip service {n} (cunnilingus) SEE: cunnilingus  ::
lip service {n} (Empty talk; words absent of action or intention)  :: tomprat, tomt prat
lipstick {n} (make-up for the lips)  :: [Bokmål] leppestift {m}; [Nynorsk] leppestift {m}, lepestift {m}
lipstick {n} (stick of this make-up)  :: [Bokmål] leppestift {m}; [Nynorsk] leppestift {m}, lepestift {m}
liquescent {adj} (liquescent) SEE: melting  ::
liquid {adj} (fluid; not solid and not gaseous)  :: flytende
liquid {adj} ((of an asset) easily sold or disposed of)  :: likvid
liquid {n} (substance that is liquid)  :: [Bokmål] væske {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] væske {f}
liquor {n} (strong alcoholic drink derived from fermentation and distillation)  :: brennevin {n}, sprit {m}
liquorice {n} (confection)  :: [Bokmål] lakris {m}; [Nynorsk] lakris {m} {n}
liquorice {n} (plant)  :: lakris {m}
liquor store {n} (liquor store, bottle shop)  :: vinmonopol {n}, [slang] pol
Lisbon {prop} (capital of Portugal)  :: Lisboa, Lissabon
lisp {n} (The habit or an act of lisping.)  :: lesping
list {n} (register or roll of paper)  :: [Bokmål] liste {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] liste {f}
list {v} (to create or recite a list)  :: [Bokmål] liste; [Nynorsk] liste
list box {n} (dropdown list) SEE: dropdown list  ::
listen {v} (to accept advice or obey instruction)  :: lystre
listen {v} (to expect or wait for a sound)  :: lytte
listen {v} (to hear (something))  :: høre
listen {v} (to pay attention to a sound)  :: lytte
listener {n} (someone who listens)  :: lytter {m}
list price {n} (retail)  :: [Bokmål] listepris {m}
litany {n}  :: litani {m}
litchi {n} (lychee) SEE: lychee  ::
liter {n} (cubic decimeter) SEE: litre  ::
literally {adv} (not metaphorically)  :: [Bokmål] bokstavelig; [Nynorsk] bokstaveleg
literary {adj} (relating to literature)  :: [Bokmål] litterær; [Nynorsk] litterær
literary {adj} (relating to writers, or the profession of literature)  :: [Bokmål] litterær; [Nynorsk] litterær
Literary Chinese {prop} (Classical Chinese) SEE: Classical Chinese  ::
literature {n} (body of all written works)  :: [Bokmål] litteratur {m}; [Nynorsk] litteratur {m}
lithium {n} (chemical element)  :: litium; [Nynorsk] litium
lithographical {adj} (lithographic) SEE: lithographic  ::
Lithuania {prop} (country)  :: Litauen
Lithuanian {adj} (referring to Lithuania)  :: [Bokmål] litauisk; [Nynorsk] litauisk
Lithuanian {n} (person from Lithuania)  :: [Bokmål] litauer {m}; [Nynorsk] litauar {m}
Lithuanian {prop} (language)  :: [Bokmål] litauisk {m}; [Nynorsk] litauisk {m}
litre {n} (unit of fluid measure)  :: [Bokmål] liter {m}; [Nynorsk] liter {m}
litter {n} (animals born in one birth)  :: [Bokmål] kull {n}; [Nynorsk] kull {n}
little {adj} ((of a sibling) younger)  :: lille-
little {adj} (small in size)  :: liten, liten
little {adj} (very young)  :: liten
little auk {n} (Alle alle)  :: alkekonge {m}
little brother {n} (a sibling's younger brother)  :: [Bokmål] lillebror {m}
little by little {adv} (a small amount at a time)  :: [Bokmål] litt etter hvert; [Nynorsk] litt etter kvart
little finger {n} (outermost and smallest finger of the hand)  :: lillefinger {m}
little owl {n} (species of owl)  :: kirkeugle
Little Red Riding Hood {prop} (a folktale)  :: Rødhette og ulven
little sister {n} (a sibling's younger sister)  :: [Bokmål] lillesøster {m} {f}
little wonder {n} (small wonder) SEE: small wonder  ::
littoral {n} (the zone of a coast between high tide and low tide levels) SEE: foreshore  ::
liturgic {adj} (liturgical) SEE: liturgical  ::
live {adv} (as it happens)  :: direkte, live (English loanword)
live {v} (be alive)  :: leve
live {v} (have permanent residence)  :: bo
live and let live {v} (be tolerant)  :: lev og la leve
liveforever {n} (houseleek) SEE: houseleek  ::
livelihood {n} (means of supporting oneself)  :: [Bokmål] utkomme {n}, livsopphold {n}; [Nynorsk] utkome {f}, livsopphald {n}
liver {n} (organ as food)  :: [Bokmål] lever {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] lever {f}
liver {n} (organ of the body)  :: [Bokmål] lever {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] lever {f}
liverwort {n} (bryophyte with a leafy stem)  :: levermose {m}
livery {n} (taxicab, limousine) SEE: taxicab, limousine  ::
livestock {n} (farm animals)  :: husdyr {n}, fe {n}
livid {adj} (pallid) SEE: pallid  ::
lividity {n} (livor mortis; suggillation) SEE: livor mortis  ::
living room {n} (room in a private house)  :: stue {c}
living standard {n} (standard of living) SEE: standard of living  ::
Livonian {prop} (language)  :: livisk
lizard {n} (Reptile)  :: firfisle {c}; [Bokmål] øgle {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] øgle {f}
lizard's tail {n} (Crassula muscosa) SEE: rattail crassula  ::
lizard's tail {n} (Houttuynia cordata) SEE: chameleon plant  ::
llama {n} (South Americal mammal of the camel family, Llama glama)  :: llama
loader {n} (person or device that loads)  :: [Bokmål] laster {m}; [Nynorsk] lastar {m}
loader {n} (tractor with a scoop)  :: [Bokmål] hjullaster {m}; [Nynorsk] hjullastar {m}
loadstone {n} (lodestone) SEE: lodestone  ::
loan {n} (borrowed sum of money or other valuables)  :: lån
loan shark {n} (money lender; usurer)  :: [Bokmål] lånehai {m}, ågerkar {m}, ågerkarl {m}; [Nynorsk] lånehai {m}, ågerkar {m}
loanword {n} (word taken from another language)  :: lånord {n}
lob {n} (lump) SEE: lump  ::
lobby group {n} (advocacy group) SEE: advocacy group  ::
lobscouse {n} (meat dish stewed with vegetables and ship biscuit)  :: lapskaus {m}
lobster {n} (crustacean)  :: hummer
local {adj} (of a nearby location)  :: lokal
localization {n} (act of localizing)  :: lokalisering {f}
localization {n} (state of being localized)  :: lokalisering {f}
localize {v} (make local)  :: lokalisere
location {n} (place)  :: [Bokmål] sted {n}, beliggenhet {m}; [Nynorsk] stad {m}
locative case {n} (case used to indicate place, or the place where)  :: lokativ
lock {n} (something used for fastening)  :: [Bokmål] lås {m} {n}; [Nynorsk] lås {m} {n}
locker {n} (storage compartment)  :: skap {n}
locker room {n} (changing room) SEE: changing room  ::
locket {n} (chained ornament)  :: medaljong {m}
lockup {n} (prison) SEE: prison  ::
locomotive {n} (self-propelled vehicle that runs on rails)  :: [Bokmål] lokomotiv {n}; [Nynorsk] lokomotiv {n}
locoweed {n} (plant of genus Astragalus) SEE: milk-vetch  ::
locust {n} (type of grasshopper)  :: gresshoppe {m}
lode {n} (loadstone) SEE: lodestone  ::
Lode Star {prop} (Polaris) SEE: Polaris  ::
lodge {n} (inn) SEE: inn  ::
loess {n} (sediment of eolian origin)  :: løss
loftiness {n} (arrogance) SEE: arrogance  ::
log {n} (logbook) SEE: logbook  ::
log {n} (logbook) SEE: logbook  ::
log {n} (rolled cake) SEE: Swiss roll  ::
log {n} (surfing: longboard) SEE: longboard  ::
log {n} (very dumb person) SEE: blockhead  ::
logbook {n} (nautical: book in which details from journey are recorded)  :: loggbok {m} {f}
log drive {n} (transport)  :: tømmerrenne {f}
loge {n} (booth) SEE: booth  ::
loge {n} (stall) SEE: stall  ::
logic {n} (any system of thought, irrespective of its rigor or productiveness)  :: logikk {m}
logic {n} (formal or informal language)  :: logikk {m}
logic {n} (mathematical study)  :: logikk {m}
logic {n} (method of human thought)  :: logikk {m}
-logic {suffix} (-logical) SEE: -logical  ::
logical {adj} (in agreement with the principles of logic)  :: logisk
logical {adj} (of or pertaining to logic)  :: logisk
logical {adj} (reasonable)  :: logisk
log in {v} (gain access to a computer system)  :: [Bokmål] logge på
login {n} (user's identification)  :: [Bokmål] pålogging {m}
logion {n}  :: logion {n}
logistics {n} (planning and implementing the flow of goods and services)  :: logistikk
log off {v} (log out) SEE: log out  ::
logomachy {n} (conflict waged only as a battle of words)  :: ordduell {m}
log on {v} (log in) SEE: log in  ::
log out {v} (to exit an account in a computing system)  :: logge ut
-logy {suffix} (branch of learning)  :: -logi {c}
loin {n} (part of the body)  :: lende {m}
loins {n} (plural form of loin) SEE: loin  ::
Loki {prop} (god of mischief and trickery)  :: [Bokmål] Loke; [Nynorsk] Loke
lol {interj} (Used to express laughter) SEE: LOL  ::
LOL {initialism} (Expression of laughter)  :: lol
lolly {n} (confection) SEE: confection  ::
lolly {n} (lollipop) SEE: lollipop  ::
lolly {n} (money) SEE: money  ::
Lombard {n} (banker or moneylender) SEE: banker  ::
Lombardic {adj} (related to the Lombards)  :: lombardisk
London {prop} (in the United Kingdom)  :: London
Londoner {n} (A person from, or an inhabitant of, London)  :: londoner {m}
Londonian {n} (Londoner) SEE: Londoner  ::
lonely {adj} (of person: dejected by feelings)  :: ensom
lonely {adj} (solitary) SEE: solitary  ::
loner {n} (one who lacks or avoids company)  :: einstøing {m}
lonesome {adj} (unhappy due to being alone)  :: [Bokmål] ensom {m}
lone wolf {n} (loner) SEE: loner  ::
long {adj} (having great duration)  :: lang
long {adj} (having much distance from one point to another)  :: lang
long {adj} (not short) SEE: tall  ::
long {v} (to wait, to aspire)  :: lengte
longboard {v} (spine board) SEE: spine board  ::
longbow {n} (large bow)  :: [Bokmål] langbue {m}
longcase clock {n} (grandfather clock) SEE: grandfather clock  ::
longe {v} (work a horse in a circle)  :: longere
long-eared owl {n} (Asio otus)  :: hornugle
long for {v} (to have desire for; to yearn)  :: lange
long-haired {adj} (Having long, uncut hair on the head)  :: langhåret
longing {n} (melancholic desire)  :: [Bokmål] lengsel {m}; [Nynorsk] lengsel {m}, lengsle {f}
longship {n}  :: [Bokmål] langskip {n}; [Nynorsk] langskip {n}
long-standing {adj} (having existed for a long time)  :: [Bokmål] årelang; [Nynorsk] årelang
longstanding {adj} (longstanding) SEE: long-standing  ::
long time no see {interj} (idiomatic: I haven't seen you for a long time)  :: [Bokmål] lenge siden sist
Longyearbyen {prop} (settlement)  :: Longyearbyen
loo {n} (toilet)  :: do {m}
look {n} (action of looking)  :: blikk {n}
look {n} (facial expression)  :: uttrykk {n}, blikk {n}
look {n} (physical appearance)  :: utseende {n}
look {v} (to appear, to seem)  :: se ut, synes
look {v} (to expect)  :: se ut
look {v} (to face)  :: oppsøke
look {v} (to search)  :: se etter, søke, leite; [Nynorsk] leite, leita
look {v} (to try to see)  :: se, skue; [Nynorsk] lita
look at {v}  :: se
look down on {v} (to regard or treat as inferior)  :: se ned på
look for {v} (search; seek)  :: [Bokmål] lete, leite, se etter, søke, lete; [Nynorsk] leite, sjå etter
look forward {v} (to anticipate or expect) SEE: look forward to  ::
looking glass {n} (mirror) SEE: mirror  ::
look up to {v} (To show respect for)  :: se opp til
loom {n} (bird of order Gaviformes) SEE: loon  ::
loon {n} (bird of order Gaviiformes)  :: [Bokmål] lom {m}
looper {n} (measuring worm) SEE: measuring worm  ::
loophole {n} (method of escape)  :: smutthull {n}
loophole {n} (slit in a castle wall)  :: skyteskår {n}
loo roll {n} (toilet roll) SEE: toilet roll  ::
loose {adj} (not leashed) SEE: unleashed  ::
loosen {v} (to make less tight)  :: [Bokmål] løsne, løse; [Nynorsk] løyse
loot {v}  :: [Bokmål] plyndre; [Nynorsk] plyndre
loquacious {adj} (talkative, chatty)  :: plaprende
Lord {n} (British aristocratic title)  :: herre {m}
Lord {prop} (God)  :: Herre {m}
Lord {prop} (Jesus)  :: Herre {m}
lordosis {n} (excessive curvature of the spine)  :: svaie ryggen
Lord's Prayer {prop} (the prayer taught by Jesus Christ to his disciples)  :: Fader vår
lorry {n} (motor vehicle) SEE: truck  ::
lorry driver {n} (person employed to drive a truck) SEE: truck driver  ::
lose {v} (cause (something) to cease to be in one's possession or capability)  :: miste
lose face {v} (lose respect of others)  :: [Bokmål] tape ansikt, miste ansikt; [Nynorsk] miste andlet, miste ansikt
lose one's way {v} (get lost) SEE: get lost  ::
lose weight {v} (to become less heavy)  :: gå ned i vekt
loss {n}  :: tap
lost property {n} (lost and found) SEE: lost and found  ::
lot {n} (large quantity or number) SEE: a lot  ::
lot {n} (that which happens without human design or forethought)  :: skjebne
loth {adj} (reluctant) SEE: loath  ::
lottery {n} (scheme for the distribution of prizes by lot or chance)  :: [Bokmål] lotteri {n}
lottery ticket {n} (slip of paper drawn in a lottery)  :: lodd {n}
lotus nut {n} (lotus seed) SEE: lotus seed  ::
loud {adj} (of a sound)  :: høy
loudness race {n} (public backlash) SEE: loudness war  ::
loudspeaker {n} (encasing)  :: [Bokmål] høgtaler {m}, høytaler {m}, høyttaler {m}; [Nynorsk] høgtalar {m}
loudspeaker {n} (transducer)  :: [Bokmål] høgtaler {m}, høytaler {m}, høyttaler {m}; [Nynorsk] høgtalar {m}
Louis {prop} (male given name)  :: Ludvig
Louisa {prop} (female given name) SEE: Louise  ::
Louise {prop} (feminine form of Louis)  :: Lovise
loukoumades {n} (lokma) SEE: lokma  ::
louse {n} (insect)  :: lus {c}; [Nynorsk] lus {f}
love {n} (darling or sweetheart)  :: elskling {m}, kjæreste, min elskede, kjære
love {n} (romantic feelings)  :: kjærlighet {m}
love {n} (strong affection)  :: kjærlighet; [Nynorsk] kjærleik
love {n} (zero)  :: null
love {v} (be strongly inclined towards doing)  :: elske, like
love {v} (care about; will good for)  :: elske
love {v} ((euphemistic): to have sex with)  :: elske med
love {v} (have a strong affection for)  :: elske
lovebird {n} (an affectionate couple (or a person thereof))  :: turtelduer {m-p} {f-p} (turteldue {m} {f})
love bite {n} (swelling on the skin)  :: sugemerke {n}
lovechild {n} (child born out of wedlock) SEE: love child  ::
loved one {n} (very close friend or family member)  :: kjære
love handle {n} (a protruding area of fat on the side of the body)  :: bilring {m}
loveless {adj} (without love)  :: kjærlighetsløst
love potion {n} (philter) SEE: philter  ::
love rat {n} (adulterer) SEE: adulterer  ::
low {adj} (in a position comparatively close to the ground)  :: lav
low {n} (area of low pressure)  :: lågtrykksområde {n}
low {n} (flame) SEE: flame  ::
low {v} (moo) SEE: moo  ::
lower chamber {n} (lower house) SEE: lower house  ::
Lower Lusatian {prop} (Lower Sorbian) SEE: Lower Sorbian  ::
Low German {prop} (West Germanic language)  :: nedertysk {m}, plattysk {m}
low tide {n} (the time of day when the sea has recded to its lowest level)  :: lavvann {n}
loxodrome {n} (A line which crosses successive meridians at a constant angle) SEE: rhumb line  ::
loyal {adj} (firm in allegiance to a person or institution)  :: lojal
loyalness {n} (loyalty) SEE: loyalty  ::
loyalty {n} (faithfulness or devotion to some person, cause or nation)  :: loyalitet {m}
loyalty {n} (the state of being loyal; fidelity)  :: loyalitet {m}
lube {n} (lubricant) SEE: lubricant  ::
lube {v} (lubricate) SEE: lubricate  ::
Lucas {prop} (male given name) SEE: Luke  ::
Lucia {prop} (female given name) SEE: Lucy  ::
Lucian {prop} (sophist of Syrian origin)  :: Lukian
luckily {adv} (in a lucky manner)  :: lykkelig
lucky streak {n} (winning streak) SEE: winning streak  ::
ludicrous {adj} (idiotic or unthinkable, often to the point of being funny)  :: latterlig
Lugansk {prop} (Luhansk) SEE: Luhansk  ::
luge {n} (A racing sled)  :: slede {m}
Lukas {prop} (given name) SEE: Luke  ::
Lukas {prop} (surname) SEE: Lucas  ::
Luke {prop} (evangelist)  :: Lukas
Luke {prop} (given name)  :: Lukas
Luke {prop} (gospel of Luke)  :: Evangeliet etter Lukas , Luk
lukewarm {adj} (not very enthusiastic)  :: lunken
lukewarm {adj} (temperature)  :: lunken
Lule Sami {prop} (language)  :: lulesamisk {c}
lullaby {n} (a soothing song to lull children to sleep)  :: [Bokmål] vuggesang
lumberjack {n} (person who fells trees)  :: tømmerhugger {m}
lumbermill {n} (mill for processing lumber) SEE: sawmill  ::
lumiphore {n} (luminophore) SEE: luminophore  ::
lumpfish {n} (lumpsucker) SEE: lumpsucker  ::
lumpsucker {n} (scorpaeniform fish)  :: rognkall, rognkjaeks, rognkjeks
lump sum {n} (large one-time payment)  :: engangssum {m}
Luna {prop} (Earth's moon) SEE: Moon  ::
lunacy {n} (state of being mad)  :: galskap {m}
lunar eclipse {n} (when the Earth casts its shadow over the Moon)  :: [Bokmål] måneformørkelse; [Nynorsk] måneformørking
lunar phase {n} (any one of the aspects presented by the moon)  :: [Bokmål] månefase {m}; [Nynorsk] månefase {m}
lunatic asylum {n} (mental hospital) SEE: mental hospital  ::
lunch {n} (meal around midday)  :: [Bokmål] lunsj {m}; [Nynorsk] lunsj {m}
luncheon {n}  :: [Bokmål] lunsj {m}, middag {m}, middagsmat {m}; [Nynorsk]
luncheon meat {n} (lunch meat) SEE: lunch meat  ::
lung {n} (organ that extracts oxygen from the air)  :: [Bokmål] lunge {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] lunge {f}
lung capacity {n} (lung capacity) SEE: lung capacity  ::
lung capacity {n} (lung volume) SEE: lung volume  ::
lunge {n} (long rope) SEE: lunge line  ::
lupine {n} (lupin) SEE: lupin  ::
lure {n} (artificial fishing bait)  :: agn {n}
luster {n} (A period of five years, lustrum) SEE: lustrum  ::
lustre {n} (luster) SEE: luster  ::
lustre {n} (lustrum) SEE: lustrum  ::
lustre {v} (luster) SEE: luster  ::
lute {n} (stringed instrument)  :: lutt {m}
lutefisk {n} (Traditional Nordic dish)  :: lutefisk
lutetium {n} (chemical element with atomic number of 71)  :: lutetium
Lutheran {n} (member of a Lutheran church)  :: [Bokmål] lutheraner {m}
luxate {v} (to dislocate)  :: luksere
Luxembourg {prop} (country, city, province, district)  :: Luxembourg, Luxemburg
Luxembourger {n} (person from Luxembourg)  :: [Bokmål] luxemburger {m}, luxembourger {m}; [Nynorsk] luxemburgar {m}, luxembourgar {m}
Luxembourgian {adj} (Luxembourgish) SEE: Luxembourgish  ::
Luxembourgian {n} (Luxembourger) SEE: Luxembourger  ::
Luxembourgish {adj} (pertaining to Luxembourg)  :: [Bokmål] luxemburgsk, luxembourgsk; [Nynorsk] luxemburgsk, luxembourgsk
Luxembourgish {prop} (language of Luxembourg)  :: [Bokmål] luxemburgsk {m}, luxembourgsk {m}; [Nynorsk] luxemburgsk {m}, luxembourgsk {m}
Luxemburger {n} (Luxembourger) SEE: Luxembourger  ::
luxurious {adj} (being very fine and comfortable)  :: [Bokmål] luksuriøs; [Nynorsk] luksuriøs
lychee {n} (fruit)  :: litchi
lychee {n} (tree)  :: litchi
Lydia {prop} (biblical woman)  :: Lydia
Lydia {prop} (female given name)  :: Lydia
lye {n} (caustic alkaline solution)  :: lut
lymph {n} (the fluid carried by the lymphatic system)  :: lymfe {m} {f}
lynchpin {n} (a securing pin)  :: sikring {m}, splint {m}
lynx {n} (wild cat)  :: gaupe
lyric {n} (lyrics) SEE: lyrics  ::
lyrics {n} (the words to a song)  :: tekst {m} {f}