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wacky {adj} (zany) SEE: zany  ::
wade {v} (to walk through water or something that impedes progress)  :: vade, vasse
waffle {n} (flat pastry)  :: [Bokmål] vaffel {m}; [Nynorsk] vaffel {m}
waffle {v} (vacillate) SEE: vacillate  ::
waffle iron {n} (a cooking appliance used to make waffles)  :: [Bokmål] vaffeljern {n}; [Nynorsk] vaffeljarn {n}, vaffeljern {n}
wag {v} (to not go to school)  :: skulke
wag {v} (to swing from side to side)  :: logre
wage {n} (money paid to a worker)  :: [Bokmål] lønn
waggon {n} (wagon) SEE: wagon  ::
wagon {n} (cart)  :: vogn {m} {f}
wail {v} (to cry out)  :: jamre
waist {n} (part of the body between the pelvis and the stomach)  :: midje
wait {v} (delay until some event)  :: [Bokmål] vente; [Nynorsk] venta
wait {v} (transitive: delay until) SEE: await  ::
waiter {n} (a server in a restaurant or similar)  :: kelner {m}; [Bokmål] servitør {m}; [Nynorsk] servitør {m}
waiter {n} (someone who waits)  :: ventende {m}
waiting {n} (The act of staying or remaining in expectation)  :: vente
waiting list {n} (ordered list of people waiting to obtain a good or service)  :: [Bokmål] venteliste {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] venteliste {f}
waitlist {n} (waiting list) SEE: waiting list  ::
wakeful {adj} (restless)  :: vaken {m}
wake up {v} (to (become) awake)  :: våkne; [Bokmål] stå opp
wake up on the wrong side of bed {v} (to be irritable) SEE: get up on the wrong side of the bed  ::
Waldemar {prop} (male given name)  :: Valdemar
waldmeister {n} (herb) SEE: sweet woodruff  ::
walk {v} (colloquial: to leave, resign)  ::
walk {v} (law: colloquial: to go free)  :: slippe løs
walk {v} (move on the feet)  :: , spasere
walk {v} (to take for a walk)  :: gå på tur med, gå ut med hunden [walk the dog]
walk {v} (to travel a distance by walking)  :: , vandre, spasere
walkaway {n} (easy victory) SEE: walkover  ::
walker {n} (walking frame) SEE: walking frame  ::
walking cane {n} (walking stick) SEE: walking stick  ::
walking stick {n} (insect) SEE: stick insect  ::
walk-on {n} (actor with a small part)  :: statist
walk-on {n}  :: ekstra
wall {n} (anatomy, zoology, botany usage)  :: skillevegg {m}
wall {n} (defensive rampart built up of earth, stone etc.)  :: voll {m}
wall {n} (permanent, substantial side or division in a building)  :: [Bokmål] vegg {m}; [Nynorsk] vegg {m}
wall {n} (structure built for defense surrounding or separating an area)  :: [Bokmål] mur {m}; [Nynorsk] mur {m}
wall {n} (temporary impediment)  :: forhindring {m}
wallet {n} (case for keeping money)  :: [Bokmål] lommebok {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] lommebok {f}
wallflower {n} (socially awkward person)  :: veggpryd {m}
Wallis and Futuna {prop} (an overseas territory of France in Oceania)  :: Wallis- og Futunaøyene {f-p}; [Nynorsk] Wallis- og Futunaøyane {f-p}
wall socket {n} (electricity power point)  :: stikkontakt {m}, stikk {n}
Walpurgis night {n} (Walpurgis Night)  :: [Bokmål] Valborgsnatten {m}, Valborgsnatta {f}; [Nynorsk] Valborgsnatta {f}
walrus {n} (large Arctic marine mammal)  :: [Bokmål] hvalross {m}, kvalross {m}; [Nynorsk] kvalross {m}
wand {n} (stick or staff, used to perform a useful function)  :: stav {m}, vånd {m}
wangle {v} (falsify) SEE: falsify  ::
wank {n} (act of masturbation)  :: ronk {m}, runk {m}
wank {v} (intransitive: to masturbate)  :: runke, onanere, masturbere
wank {v} (transitive: to masturbate)  :: runke
wanker {n} (idiot)  :: dust {m}, idiot {m}, [archaic] tølper {m}
wanker {n} (person who wanks)  :: runker {m}
wannabe {n} (someone who wishes something but lacks the qualifications)  :: wannabe {m}
want {n} (lack (of))  :: mangel
want {n} (poverty)  :: behov
want {v} (desire)  :: ville, ønske
want {v} (lack) SEE: lack  ::
war {n} (card game)  :: krig
war {n} (conflict involving organized use of arms)  :: krig {m}
war crime {n} (offense for violations of the law of war)  :: krigsforbrytelse {m}
warden {n} (a chief administrative officer of a prison)  :: fengselsdirektør {m}
wardrobe {n} (cabinet in which clothes may be stored)  :: garderobeskap {n}
wardrobe {n} (collection of clothing)  :: garderobe {m}
wardrobe malfunction {n} ((euphemism) an accidental instance of indecent exposure)  :: funksjonsfeil garderobe
warehouse {n} (A place for storing large amounts of products)  :: [Bokmål] lager {n}; [Nynorsk] lager {n}
warfare {n}  :: krigføring {c}
war game {n} (military simulation)  :: [Bokmål] militærøvelse {m}, militærøving {c}; [Nynorsk] militærøving {f}
warm {adj} (having a temperature slightly higher than usual)  :: varm
warm {v} (to make or keep warm)  :: [Bokmål] varme; [Nynorsk] varme
warn {v} (to make someone aware of impending danger)  :: advare
warning {n} (instance of warning someone)  :: [Bokmål] advarsel {m}; [Nynorsk] åtvaring {f}
war of conquest {n} (war of conquest)  :: erobringskrig {m}
warp {n} (threads)  :: renning {m} {f}, varp {n}
warrant {n} (warrant officer) SEE: warrant officer  ::
warrant {v} (to authorize) SEE: authorize  ::
warrant {v} (to guarantee)  :: garantere, forsikre
warrant {v} (to justify) SEE: justify  ::
warrior {n} (person actively engaged in battle, conflict or warfare)  :: kriger {m}
warrior {n} (person aggressively, courageously, or energetically involved in an activity)  :: [Bokmål] kriger {m}
Warsaw {prop} (Capital city of Poland)  :: Warszawa
warship {n} (type of watercraft)  :: orlogsfartøy {n}; [Bokmål] krigsskip {n}; [Nynorsk] krigsskip {n}
Warsovian {adj} (Varsovian) SEE: Varsovian  ::
Warsovian {n} (Varsovian) SEE: Varsovian  ::
wart {n} (type of growth occurring on the skin)  :: vorte {c}
wash {v} (to clean with water)  :: tvette, vaske
washbasin {n} (sink)  :: [Bokmål] vaskeservant {m}, servant {m}; [Nynorsk] vaskeservant {m}, servant {m}
washbowl {n} (a basin for washing the face and hands)  :: vaskevannsfat {n}
washbowl {n} (a sink in a bathroom, connected to a supply of water and a drain)  :: vaskeservant {m}
washer {n} (face cloth)  :: ansiktsklut {m}
washer {n} (flat disk)  :: stoppskive {m}, skive {m}
washer {n} (person who washes for a living)  :: vaskehjelp {m}, vaskekone {m}, vasker {m}
washer {n} (something that washes)  :: vaskemaskin {m}, (dishwasher) oppvaskmaskin {m}
washing machine {n} (machine that washes clothes)  :: [Bokmål] vaskemaskin {m}; [Nynorsk] vaskemaskin {m} {f}
washing-up {n} (washing of dishes etc.)  :: [Bokmål] oppvask {m}; [Nynorsk] oppvask {m} {n}
washroom {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet  ::
wash up {v} (clean utensils, dishes, etc.) SEE: do the dishes  ::
wash with {v} (have an effect on (a person))  :: bite på
wasp {n} (insect)  :: [Bokmål] veps {m}; [Nynorsk] veps {m}, kvefs {m}
wastebasket {n} (garbage can) SEE: garbage can  ::
wastebasket {n} (wastepaper basket) SEE: wastepaper basket  ::
watch {n} (particular time period)  :: vakt {c}
watch {n} (period of time on duty)  :: vakt {c}
watch {n} (person or group of people who guard)  :: vakt {c}
watch {n} (portable or wearable timepiece)  :: klokke {c}, ur {c}; [Bokmål] armbåndsur
watch {v} (to attend or guard)  :: passe på
watch {v} (to be wary)  :: passe på
watch {v} (to look at for a period of time)  :: observere, passe på, se på
watch {v} (to observe)  :: observere, passe på
watchtower {n} (observation tower)  :: [Bokmål] vakttårn {n}
water {n} (amniotic fluid) SEE: amniotic fluid  ::
water {n} (body of water, or specific part of it)  :: vann {m}
water {n} (clear liquid H₂O)  :: [Bokmål] vann {n}; [Nynorsk] vatn {n}
water {n} (mineral water) SEE: mineral water  ::
water {n} (serving of water)  :: drikkevann
water {n} (urine)  :: tiss {n}
water {v} (colloquial: to urinate)  :: tisse
water {v} (to fill with or secrete water)  :: gråte, felle tårer
water {v} (to pour water into the soil surrounding (plants))  :: vanne
water {v} (to provide (animals) with water)  :: vanne
waterbed {n} (bed with a mattress filled with water)  :: [Bokmål] vannseng {m} {f}
waterbody {n} (significant accumulation of water) SEE: body of water  ::
water buffalo {n} (large ungulate)  :: [Bokmål] vannbøffel {m}, vassbøffel {m}; [Nynorsk] vassbøffel {m}
water clock {n} (clepsydra) SEE: clepsydra  ::
water closet {n} (flush toilet)  :: toalett {n}, vannklosett {n}, wc
watercolor {adj} (pertaining to the methods or products of watercolor) SEE: watercolour  ::
watercolor {n} (an artwork) SEE: watercolour  ::
watercolor {n} (any paint used in this method) SEE: watercolour  ::
watercolor {n} (a painting technique) SEE: watercolour  ::
watercourse {n} (Channel through which water flows)  :: vannløp {n}
watercress {n} (Nasturtium microphyllum)  :: brønnkarse
water cycle {n}  :: vannets kretsløp {n}
water diviner {n} (water diviner) SEE: dowser  ::
water dog {n} (water dog)  :: vannhund
waterfall {n} (flow of water over the edge of a cliff)  :: foss {m}
waterfall {n} (waterfall-like outpouring)  :: foss {m}
watering can {n} (utensil for watering plants)  :: [Bokmål] vannkanne {m} {f}
watering pot {n} (watering can) SEE: watering can  ::
watermark {n} (translucent design impressed on paper)  :: [Bokmål] vannmerke {n}, vassmerke {n}; [Nynorsk] vassmerke {n}
watermelon {n} (fruit)  :: [Bokmål] vannmelon {m}
watermill {n} (mill powered by water)  :: [Bokmål] vannmølle {m} {f}
water park {n} (aquapark) SEE: aquapark  ::
water pipe {n} (water conduit)  :: vannledning {m}, vannrør {n}, vannpipe {f}
water power {n} (hydropower) SEE: hydropower  ::
water pox {n}  :: [Nynorsk] vasskoppar ; [Bokmål] vannkopper
watershed {n} (boundary between adjacent catchment basins)  :: vannskille {n}
watershed {n} (drainage basin) SEE: drainage basin  ::
water strider {n} (any of a number of predatory insects in the family Gerridae)  :: vannløpere
waterway {n} (navigable body of water)  :: [Bokmål] vassdrag {n}
watery {adj} (tearful) SEE: tearful  ::
watt {n} (derived unit of power)  :: [Bokmål] watt {m}; [Nynorsk] watt {m}
waulk {v} (full) SEE: full  ::
wave {n} (moving disturbance, undulation)  :: [Bokmål] bølge {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] bølgje {f}, bylgje {f}, bølge {f}
wave {v} (to wave one’s hand)  :: vinke
waveform {n} (physics)  :: bølgeform {m}
wavefunction {n} (notion in quantum mechanics)  :: [Bokmål] bølgefunksjon {m}
wavelength {n} (the length of a single cycle of a wave)  :: [Bokmål] bølgelengde {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] bølgjelengd {f}, bylgjelengd {f}, bølgelengd {f}, bølgelengde {f}
wax {n} (beeswax) SEE: beeswax  ::
wax {n} (earwax) SEE: earwax  ::
wax {n} (oily, water-resistant substance)  :: [Bokmål] voks {m} {n}; [Nynorsk] voks {m} {n}
wax {v} (literary: grow)  :: vokse {n}
wax gourd {n} (fuzzy melon fruit) SEE: winter melon  ::
wax gourd {n} (vine) SEE: winter melon  ::
waxing {n} (cosmetic procedure)  :: voksing
waxing {n} (the action of the verb to wax)  :: voksing
waxlike {adj} (waxy) SEE: waxy  ::
waxwing {n} (songbird of genus Bombycilla)  :: sidensvans
way {adv} (far) SEE: far (adverb)  ::
way {adv} (much) SEE: much (adverb)  ::
way {n} (method)  :: måte
way {n} (wide path)  :: [Bokmål] vei {m}; [Nynorsk] veg {m}
way out {n} (exit) SEE: exit  ::
way out {n} (solution) SEE: solution  ::
we {pron} (the speakers, or the speaker(s) and other person(s) not being addressed (exclusive we: he or she or they and I))  :: [Bokmål] vi; [Nynorsk] me, vi
weakness {n} (condition of being weak)  :: svakhet {f}
weakness {n} (special fondness)  :: svakhet {f}
wean {v}  :: avvenne
weaning {n}  :: avvenning {c}
weapon {n} (instrument of attack or defense in combat)  :: [Bokmål] våpen {n}; [Nynorsk] våpen {n}
weapon of mass destruction {n} (weapon designed to kill or injure many civilians)  :: masseøydeleggingsvåpen
wear the pants {v} (wear the trousers) SEE: wear the trousers  ::
weasel {n}  :: snømus, vesel
weather {n} (situation) SEE: situation  ::
weather {n} (state of the atmosphere)  :: vær {n}, vêr {n}
weather forecast {n} (prediction of future weather)  :: [Bokmål] værvarsel {n}; [Nynorsk] vêrvarsel {n}
weather forecasting {n} (science of using meteorology to predict future weather)  :: [Bokmål] værvarsling {m} {f}
weatherize {v} (to protect against weather) SEE: weatherproof  ::
weatherperson {n} (weatherman) SEE: weatherman  ::
weave {n} (a type or way of weaving)  :: vev {m} {f}
weave {v} (to form something by passing strands of material over and under one another)  :: veve
weave {v} (to spin a cocoon or a web)  :: veve, spinne
weave {v} (to weave)  :: kjøre sikksakk, traversere, sno seg gjennom
web {n}  :: nett {n}, vev {n}
web {n} (spiderweb) SEE: spiderweb  ::
web {v}  :: nettverke
web application {n} (computer application)  :: [Bokmål] webapplikasjon {m}
web browser {n} (a computer program used to navigate the World Wide Web)  :: [Bokmål] nettleser {m}; [Nynorsk] nettlesar {m}
webcam {n} (video camera viewed over a network)  :: [Bokmål] nettkamera {n}
weblog {n} (blog) SEE: blog  ::
web site {n} (a collection of pages on the World Wide Web)  :: nettside {m}
wed {v} (intransitive: to take a spouse)  :: gifte seg
wed {v} (to join in matrimony)  :: vie, ektevie [formally; somewhat dated]
wed {v} (transitive: to take as one's spouse)  :: ekte, gifte seg med
Wed {n} (abbreviation of Wednesday)  :: [Bokmål] ons; [Nynorsk] ons
wedding {n} (marriage ceremony)  :: [Bokmål] bryllup {n}; [Nynorsk] bryllaup {n}
wedding cake {n} (cake used as part of a wedding ceremony)  :: [Bokmål] bryllupskake {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] bryllaupskake {f}
wedding dress {n} (the clothing worn by a bride during a wedding ceremony)  :: [Bokmål] brudekjole {m} ; [Nynorsk] brudekjole {m}, brurkjole {m}, brurekjole {m}
wedding gown {n} (wedding dress) SEE: wedding dress  ::
wedding ring {n} (a ring symbolizing marriage)  :: [Bokmål] giftering {m}; [Nynorsk] giftering {m}
wedge-tailed eagle {n} (eaglehawk) SEE: eaglehawk  ::
wedgie {n} (prank in which a person's underpants are pulled up sharply)  :: truserøsk {m}[wedgie on a woman]
wedgy {adj} (shaped like a wedge) SEE: wedgelike  ::
Wednesday {n} (day of the week)  :: [Bokmål] onsdag {m}; [Nynorsk] onsdag {m}
wee {n} (act of urination)  :: tisse
wee {n} (urine)  :: tiss {n}
weed {n} (slang: marijuana)  :: hasj, pot
weed {n} (unwanted plant)  :: ugress {n}
weed eater {n} (string trimmer) SEE: string trimmer  ::
week {n} (period of seven days)  :: [Bokmål] uke {c}; [Nynorsk] veke {f}
weekday {n} (weekday)  :: hverdag {m}
weekend {n} (break in the working week)  :: [Bokmål] helg {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] helg {f}
weekly {adj} (happening once a week or every week)  :: [Bokmål] ukentlig
weep {v} (to cry, shed tears)  :: [Bokmål] gråte
weeping willow {n} (Peking willow) SEE: Peking willow  ::
weft {n} (horizontal threads)  :: veft {m}, innslag {n}, islett {n}
weighted average {n} (arithmetic mean of values biased according to agreed weightings) SEE: weighted mean  ::
weightlifter {n} (person who competes for maximum weight lifted)  :: [Bokmål] vektløfter {m}
weightlifting {n} (sport in which competitors lift heavy weights)  :: [Bokmål] vektløfting {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] vektløfting {f}, vektlyfting {f}
weir {n} (adjustable dam)  :: [Bokmål] overløp {n}; [Nynorsk] overløp {n}, overlaup {n}
weird {adj} (having an unusually strange character or behaviour)  :: [Bokmål] underlig, merkelig
welcome {interj} (greeting given upon someone's arrival)  :: velkommen
welder {n} (item of equipment)  :: [Bokmål] sveiseapparat {n}; [Nynorsk] sveiseapparat {n}
welder {n} (one who welds)  :: [Bokmål] sveiser {m}; [Nynorsk] sveisar {m}
welding {n} (action or process of welding)  :: sveising {m}
welfare state {n} (a social system in which the state takes overall responsibility for the welfare of its citizens)  :: velferdsstat
welfare state {n} (a state or nation in which such a system operates)  :: velferdsstat
welkin {n} (sky) SEE: sky  ::
well {adv} (accurately; competently)  :: bra
well {n} (cockpit of a sailing boat) SEE: cockpit of a sailing boat  ::
well {n} (hole sunk into the ground)  :: brønn
well-behaved {adj} (having good manners and acting properly)  :: veloppdragen
well done {adj} (well cooked)  :: [Bokmål] godt stekt
well done {interj} (exclamation of praise)  :: godt gjort
well-groomed {adj} (neat and well-dressed)  :: nydelig
Wellington {n} (Wellington boot) SEE: Wellington boot  ::
Wellington boot {n} (Wellington boot) SEE: Wellington boots  ::
Wellington boots {n} (waterproof rubber boot)  :: [Bokmål] gummistøvel {m}, gummistøvler {p}; [Nynorsk] gummistøvel {m}, gummistøvlar {p}
well-known {adj} (familiar, widely known)  :: [Bokmål] kjent, velkjent; [Nynorsk] kjend, kjent, velkjend, velkjent
well-mannered {adj} (having good manners)  :: beleven, veloppdragen
well-ordering {n} (a type of total order)  :: [Bokmål] velordning {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] velordning {f}
well-read {adj} (well informed and knowledgeable because of having read extensively)  :: belest
well-spoken {adj} (eloquent and able with regards to speech)  :: [Bokmål] språkmektig {m} {f} {n}, språkmektige {m-p} {f-p} {n-p}
welly {n} (Wellington boot) SEE: Wellington boot  ::
Welsh {adj} (of or pertaining to the Welsh language)  :: [Bokmål] walisisk; [Nynorsk] walisisk
Welsh {adj} (of or pertaining to Wales)  :: [Bokmål] walisisk; [Nynorsk] walisisk
Welsh {prop} (collectively, people of Wales)  :: [Bokmål] walisere {m}; [Nynorsk] walisarar {m}
Welsh {prop} (language)  :: [Bokmål] walisisk {m}, velsk {m}, kymrisk {m}; [Nynorsk] walisisk {m}, velsk {m}, kymrisk {m}
Welshman {n} (native or inhabitant of Wales)  :: [Bokmål] waliser {m}; [Nynorsk] walisar {m}
weltanschauung {n} (worldview) SEE: worldview  ::
Wenceslas {prop} (male given name) SEE: Wenceslaus  ::
wench {n} (a promiscuous woman)  :: ludder {n}, tøs {m} {f}
wench {n} (a young woman)  :: jente {f}, tøs {m} {f}
Wendish {adj} (Sorbian) SEE: Sorbian  ::
Wendish {prop} (Sorbian) SEE: Sorbian  ::
were- {prefix} (man)  :: var-
werewolf {n} (wolflike human)  :: varulv {m}
west {adj} (western)  :: vestlig
west {n} (compass point)  :: [Bokmål] vest; [Nynorsk] vest
West Bank {prop} (territory)  :: [Bokmål] Vestbredden
western {adj} (blowing from the west)  :: vestlig
western {adj} (pertaining to the west)  :: vestlig
western {n} (film or other dramatic work)  :: western {m}
Western {adj} (of, situated in, or related to the West) SEE: western  ::
Western {n} (work of a genre dealing with Old West) SEE: western  ::
Western Europe {prop} (Western Europe)  :: [Bokmål] Vest-Europa {n}; [Nynorsk] Vest-Europa {n}
Western European {adj} (Western European)  :: [Bokmål] vesteuropeisk; [Nynorsk] vesteuropeisk
western osprey {n} (Pandion haliaetus) SEE: osprey  ::
Western Sahara {prop} (a territory in northern Africa)  :: Vest-Sahara
west-northwest {n} (compass point)  :: [Bokmål] vest-nordvest; [Nynorsk] vest-nordvest
west-southwest {n} (compass point)  :: [Bokmål] vest-sørvest; [Nynorsk] vest-sørvest
wet {adj} (made of liquid or moisture)  :: våt, fuktig
wet {adj} (of an object: covered with or impregnated with liquid)  :: våt, bløt
wet {adj} (of weather: rainy (See rainy))  :: vått ; [Bokmål] regnfull; [Nynorsk] regnfull
wet behind the ears {adj} (inexperienced, not seasoned)  :: våt bak ørene
wet job {n}  :: våtjobb {m}
wet nurse {n} (woman hired to suckle another woman's child)  :: amme {m} {f}
wet oneself {v} (lose control of one's bladder)  :: tisse på seg, tisse seg ut, tisse i buksa
wet season {n} (rainy season) SEE: rainy season  ::
wet t-shirt competition {n} (event) SEE: wet t-shirt contest  ::
whack {v} (To hit, slap or strike)  :: drefse
whack {v} (To kill, bump off)  :: kverke, knerte, ekspedere
whale {n} (large sea mammal)  :: [Bokmål] hval {m}, kval {m}; [Nynorsk] kval {m}
whaler {n} (person who hunts whales)  :: [Bokmål] hvalfanger {m}; [Nynorsk] kvalfangar {m}
whale shark {n} (Rhincodon typus)  :: [Bokmål] hvalhai {m}, kvalhai {m}; [Nynorsk] kvalhai {m}
whaling {n} (practice of hunting whales)  :: hvalfangst
whaling {n} (whale watching) SEE: whale watching  ::
wham, bam, thank you ma'am {interj} (hit it and quit it) SEE: hit it and quit it  ::
wharf {n} (man-made landing place)  :: brygge {c}; [Bokmål] kai {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] kai {f} {m}
what {determiner}  :: hvilken
what {pron} (interrogative pronoun)  :: hva
what {pron} (that which; those that; the thing that)  :: hva
what are you doing {phrase} (what are you doing)  :: hva gjør du?
whatever {interj} (indicating the speaker does not care what someone says)  :: samma det!, [teenage slang] whatever!
what goes around comes around {proverb} (actions have consequences)  :: man høster som man sår
what goes around comes around {proverb} (the status returns to its original value)  :: man høster som man sår
what is that {phrase} (what is that?)  :: [Bokmål] hva er det?; [Nynorsk] kva er det?
what is your name {phrase} (what is your name?)  :: hva heter du?
what is your phone number {phrase} (what's your phone number?) SEE: what's your phone number?  ::
what languages do you speak {phrase} (what languages do you speak?)  :: [Bokmål] hvilke språk snakker du?
what's on your mind {phrase} (what is bothering you?)  :: hva har du på hjertet?
what's your name {phrase} (what's your name?)  :: [Bokmål] hva heter du
what the fuck {phrase} (An intensive form of what)  :: hva faen, hva i helvete
what the hell {phrase} (an intensive form of what)  :: hva i helvete?, hva faen?
what the hell {phrase} (why not?)  :: faen heller, søren heller
what time is it {phrase} (what is the time of day?)  :: hvor meget er klokken?
wheal {n} (small raised swelling on the skin) SEE: weal  ::
wheat {n} (grain)  :: [Bokmål] hvete; [Nynorsk] kveite
wheater {n} (bird)  :: [Bokmål] steinskvett {m}
wheelbarrow {n} (a small cart)  :: [Bokmål] trillebår {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] trillebår {f}
wheelchair {n} (a chair mounted on large wheels for the transportation or use of a sick or disabled person)  :: rullestol {f}
wheelhouse {n} (compartment for navigating)  :: [Bokmål] styrehus {n}; [Nynorsk] styrehus {n}, styrhus {n}
when {adv} (direct question)  :: når
when {conj} (as soon as)  :: når
when {conj} (at a time in the past)  :: da
when {conj} (at such time as)  :: når
when {conj} (at what time)  :: når
when {pron} (what time; which time)  :: når
whence {adv} (from where; from which place or source)  :: [Bokmål] hvorfra; [Nynorsk] kvar ifrå, kor ifrå
when Hell freezes over {adv} (never)  :: når Helvetet fryser
when it rains, it pours {proverb} (if a person encounters bad luck, more bad luck will follow)  :: en ulykke kommer sjelden alene [an accident seldom comes alone]
when the cat's away the mice will play {proverb} (in the absence of a controlling entity, subordinates will take advantage of circumstances)  :: når katten er borte, danser musene på bordet (when the cat’s away, the mice are dancing on the table)
where {adv} (at what place; to what place; from what place)  :: [Bokmål] hvor; [Nynorsk] kor, kvar
where {conj} (at or in which place)  :: hvor
where {pron} (the place in which)  :: hvor
where are we {phrase} (where are we)  :: hvor er vi?
where are you from {phrase} (in which country or region were you born or raised)  :: [Bokmål] hvor kommer du fra?, hvor er du fra?; [Nynorsk] kvar kjem du frå?, kvar er du frå?
where do you live {phrase} (where do you live?)  :: hvor bor du?
wherefore {conj} (because of which)  :: hvorfor; [Nynorsk] korfor, kvifor
where is the toilet {phrase} (where is the toilet?)  :: hvor er toalettet?, hvor finner jeg toalettet?
wherenot {n} (wherever) SEE: wherever  ::
whether {conj} (if, whether or not)  :: enten
whether {conj} (introducing adverbial clause; no matter whether or not)  :: [Bokmål] enten
whether {conj} (introducing indirect questions)  :: om, hvorvidt
whey {n} (liquid remaining after milk has been curdled)  :: myse {m}
which {determiner} ((relative) the one(s) that)  :: som
which {pron} ((relative) who, whom, what)  :: som
whiff {v} (baseball sense) SEE: strike out  ::
while {conj} (during the same time that)  :: [Bokmål] mens; [Nynorsk] medan
while {conj} (until) SEE: until  ::
while {n} (uncertain duration of time, a period of time)  :: stund {m}
whimbrel {n} (a large wading bird, Numenius phaeopus)  :: småspove
whimper {n} (a low intermittent sob)  :: klynk {n}
whimper {v} (to cry or sob softly and intermittently)  :: klynke
whimsical {adj} (Given to whimsy; capricious; odd; peculiar; playful; light-hearted or amusing)  :: rar, sær
whimsicality {n} (caprice) SEE: caprice  ::
whine {n} (a long-drawn, high-pitched complaining cry or sound)  :: hvin {n}, hyl {n}
whine {v} (to complain or protest with a whine or as if with a whine)  :: sutre, syte, jamre
whine {v} (to utter a whine)  :: hvine, hyle
whip {n} (rod or rope)  :: pisk
whip {n} (whipped cream) SEE: whipped cream  ::
whipper snipper {n} (string trimmer) SEE: string trimmer  ::
whirl {v} (To rotate, revolve, spin rapidly)  :: virvle, snurre
whisk {n} (kitchen utensil)  :: [Bokmål] visp {m}; [Nynorsk] visp {m}
whisk {n} (quick, light sweeping motion)  :: [Bokmål] visp {m}
whisk {v} (in cooking, to whip e.g. eggs or cream)  :: [Bokmål] vispe, piske; [Nynorsk] vispe
whisk {v} (to move something with quick light sweeping motions)  :: [Bokmål] vispe
whiskey {n} (alcoholic drink)  :: whisky {c}
whisky {n} (whiskey) SEE: whiskey  ::
whisper {n} (act of speaking in a quiet voice)  :: [Bokmål] hvisking {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] kviskring {f}
whisper {v} (to talk in a quiet voice)  :: [Bokmål] hviske; [Nynorsk] kviskre
whistle {n} (device used to make a whistling sound)  :: [Bokmål] fløyte {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] fløyte {f}
whistle {n} (slang: a suit) SEE: suit  ::
whistle-blower {n} (one who reports a problem or violation to the authorities)  :: fløyteblåser {m}, varsler {m}
whistleblowing {n} (the disclosure to the public or to authorities, usually by an employee, of wrongdoing)  :: fløyteblåsing {f}, varsling {f}
whistler {n} (whistling marmot) SEE: hoary marmot  ::
white {adj} (bright and colourless)  :: [Bokmål] hvit, kvit; [Nynorsk] kvit
white {n} (albumen)  :: [Bokmål] hvite {m}, kvite {m}; [Nynorsk] kvite {m}
white {n} (color/colour)  :: [Bokmål] hvit, kvit; [Nynorsk] kvit
white {n} (white wine) SEE: white wine  ::
white alder {n} (American winterberry) SEE: American winterberry  ::
white as a sheet {adj} (pale as if suffering from shock)  :: [Bokmål] hvit som et laken; [Nynorsk] kvit som eit laken
white bear {n} (polar bear) SEE: polar bear  ::
white beech {n} (American beech) SEE: American beech  ::
whitefish {n} (beluga) SEE: beluga  ::
whitefish {n} (menhaden) SEE: menhaden  ::
whitefish {n} (whiting) SEE: whiting  ::
white fox {n} (arctic fox) SEE: arctic fox  ::
white gourd {n} (fuzzy melon fruit) SEE: winter melon  ::
white gourd {n} (vine) SEE: winter melon  ::
white-handed gibbon {n} (lar gibbon) SEE: lar gibbon  ::
white hole {n} (singularity)  :: hvitt hull {n}
White House {prop} (The official residence of the President of the United States of America)  :: Det hvite hus
White Island {prop} (island)  :: Kvitøya
white lie {n} (untrue, good-willed statement)  :: [Bokmål] hvit løgn {m}
white lightning {n} (illegally distilled whiskey) SEE: moonshine  ::
white man {n} (Caucasian) SEE: Caucasian  ::
white paper {n} (marketing document)  :: [Bokmål] hvitbok
white paper {n}  :: stortingsmelding {f}, [Nynorsk] stortingsmelding {f}
white petrolatum {n} (petroleum jelly) SEE: petroleum jelly  ::
white pointer {n} (great white shark) SEE: great white shark  ::
white roe {n} (milt) SEE: milt  ::
White Russian {n} (Belarusian language) SEE: Belarusian  ::
White Russian {n} (Belarusian person) SEE: Belarusian  ::
white sauce {n} (béchamel sauce) SEE: béchamel sauce  ::
white sauce {n} (mayonnaise) SEE: mayonnaise  ::
White Sea {prop} (a sea to the northwest of Russia)  :: Kvitsjøen {m}
white wagtail {n} (bird in the wagtail family)  :: linerle
whitewash {v} (cover errors)  :: [Bokmål] hvitvaske, kvitvaske; [Nynorsk] kvitvaske
whitewash {v} (paint)  :: hvitkalke
white whale {n} (a cetacean, Delphinapterus leucas) SEE: beluga  ::
white wine {n} (light coloured wine)  :: hvitvin {m}
whither {adv} (to which place)  :: [Bokmål] hvor, hvor hen; [Nynorsk] kor, kvar
whiting {n} (fish, Merlangius merlangus)  :: [Bokmål] hvitting {m}; [Nynorsk] kviting {m}
whittle {v} (cut or shape wood with a knife)  :: spikke
who {pron} (who? (interrogative pronoun))  :: hvem
who cares {phrase} (reply to an unimportant statement) SEE: so what  ::
who knows {phrase} (a rhetorical question asked to show that the asker neither knows the answer nor who might know it)  :: hvem vet?
who knows {phrase} (asked to express the idea that anything is possible)  :: hvem vet?
whole {adj} (entire)  :: hel
whole {adv} (colloquial: in entirety)  :: helt
whole {n} (something complete)  :: helhet {m}
whole milk {n} (milk from which nothing has been removed)  :: [Bokmål] helmelk {m} {f}, helmjølk {m} {f}, heilmelk {m} {f}, heilmjølk {m} {f}
whole note {n} (semibreve) SEE: semibreve  ::
wholesale {adj} (in bulk or large quantity)  :: en gros {p}
wholesale {adv} (in bulk or large quantity)  :: en gros {p}
wholesale {n} (sale of products, often in large quantities, to retailers or other merchants)  :: engroshandel {m}
wholesaler {n} (person or company that sells goods wholesale to retailers)  :: [Bokmål] grossist {m}; [Nynorsk] grossist {m}
whole tone {n} (interval of two-twelfths of an octave)  :: heltone {m}
wholly {adv} (to the fullest extent) SEE: completely  ::
whoopee do {interj} (sarcastic expression) SEE: so what  ::
whooper {n} (whooper swan) SEE: whooper swan  ::
whooper {n} (whooping crane) SEE: whooping crane  ::
whooper swan {n} (the species of swan Cygnus cygnus)  :: sangsvane {m} {f}
whooping cough {n} (a contagious disease)  :: kikhoste
whore {n} (prostitute)  :: hore {f}
whore {n} (sexually promiscuous person)  :: ludder {n}, tøs {f}
whore {v} (to pimp) SEE: pimp  ::
whoremaster {n} (pimp) SEE: pimp  ::
whose {pron} (of which (relative))  :: hvis
whose {pron} (of whom (interrogative))  :: hvem sin, hvems, hvis
whose {pron} (of whom (relative))  :: hvis
why {adv}  :: [Bokmål] hvorfor; [Nynorsk] korfor, kvifor
why {adv} (for what reason)  :: [Bokmål] hvorfor; [Nynorsk] korfor, kvifor
why {interj} (exclamation of surprise)  :: hvorfor
why {n} (the reason)  :: derfor
wick {n} (the porous cord that draws up liquid fuel for burning)  :: veke {m}
wicker {n} (wickerwork) SEE: wickerwork  ::
wide {adj} (having a large physical extent from side to side)  :: vid, bred
wide {adv} (completely (with awake))  :: vid
wide {adv} (extensively)  :: vidt, bredt
widget {n} (component of a graphical user interface that the user interacts with)  :: widget
widow {n} (a woman whose husband has died)  :: [Bokmål] enke {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] enkje {f}
widower {n} (a man whose wife has died and who has not remarried)  :: [Bokmål] enkemann {m}; [Nynorsk] enkjemann {m}, enkemann {m}
Wiener schnitzel {n} (veal cutlet)  :: wiener schnitzel {m}
wife {n} (married woman)  :: hustru, kone, frue
wifebeater {n} (singlet) SEE: singlet  ::
wig {n} (head of artificial hair)  :: [Bokmål] parykk {m}; [Nynorsk] parykk {m}
wiggle {n} (wiggling movement)  :: vrikk {n}
wiggle {v} (to move with irregular motions)  :: vrikke
wiki {n} (collaborative website)  :: wiki
wikify {v} (to adapt (text) to a wiki, see also: wiki, see also: -ify)  :: wikifisere
Wikipedia {prop} (online encyclopedia)  :: Wikipedia
Wikipedian {n} (a person who uses, edits, or contributes to Wikipedia)  :: wikipedant {m}
wild {adj} (not domesticated or tamed)  :: vill
wild {adj} (raucous, unruly, and savage)  :: vill
wild animal {n} (animal living in a natural, undomesticated state)  :: [Bokmål] villdyr {n}; [Nynorsk] villdyr {n}
wild boar {n} (Sus scrofa)  :: [Bokmål] villsvin {n}; [Nynorsk] villsvin {n}
wildcat {n} (unauthorized industrial action)  :: villkatt, skogkatt
wildebeest {n} (gnu) SEE: gnu  ::
wildfire {n} (Greek fire) SEE: Greek fire  ::
wild goose {n} (species of wildlife goose)  :: grågås
Wild Hunt {n} (folk myth)  :: Oskoreia
wildlife reserve {n} (nature reserve) SEE: nature reserve  ::
wildlife sanctuary {n} (nature reserve) SEE: nature reserve  ::
wild strawberry {n} (The wood strawberry, Fragaria vesca.)  :: markjordbær
wild turkey {n} (Meleagris gallopavo)  :: kalkun
will {n} (intent or volition)  :: vilje {m}, ønske {n}
will {n} (legal document)  :: testament {n}
will {v} (indicating future action)  :: vil, kommer til å, skal
will {v} (To bequeath)  :: testamentere
will {v} (to wish strongly)  :: ville
William {prop} (male given name)  :: Vilhelm
will o' the wisp {n} (strange light)  :: lyktemann
willow {n} (tree)  :: vier {m}, vierslekt {m}, viere {p}
willow grouse {n} (Lagopus lagopus)  :: [Bokmål] lirype {f} {m}, skogsrype {f} {m}; [Nynorsk] lirype {f}, skogsrype {f}
willow ptarmigan {n} (Lagopus lagopus) SEE: willow grouse  ::
wilt {v} (to droop)  :: visne
wimp {n} (someone who lacks confidence)  :: [Bokmål] pyse {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] pyse {m} {f}
wimple {n} (Cloth used to cover a nun's head)  :: [Bokmål] hakelin {n}
wimple {n} (Ripple)  :: [Bokmål] rifle {m} {f}
win {n} (individual victory)  :: seier {m}
win {v} (intransitive: achieve by winning)  :: vinne, overvinne
win {v} (obtain (someone) by wooing)  :: vinne
win {v} (transitive: achieve victory in)  :: vinne
wince {v} (to flinch as if in pain)  :: krympe seg
winch {n} (machine)  :: [Bokmål] vinsj {m}; [Nynorsk] vinsj {m}
winch {v} (use a winch)  :: [Bokmål] vinsje
wind {n} (flatus)  :: fjert {m}, fis {m}, promp {m}
wind {n} (movement of air)  :: vind {m}
windcheater {n} (a heavy weatherproof jacket) SEE: windbreaker  ::
windfall {n} (fruit fallen off a tree naturally)  :: nedfallsfrukt {m}
windfall {n} (something that has been blown down by the wind)  :: vindfall {n}
windfall {n} (sudden large benefit)  :: uventet hell
wind farm {n} (collection of wind turbines)  :: vindpark
windflower {n} (Anemone nemorosa) SEE: wood anemone  ::
wind harp {n} (aeolian harp) SEE: aeolian harp  ::
windhover {n} (common kestrel) SEE: common kestrel  ::
windle {n} (redwing) SEE: redwing  ::
windles {n} (windlass) SEE: windlass  ::
windmeter {n} (an instrument for measuring and recording the speed of the wind) SEE: anemometer  ::
windmill {n} (child's toy)  :: vindmølle {m} {f}
windmill {n} (machinery)  :: vindmølle {m} {f}
windmill {n} (structure)  :: vindmølle {m} {f}
window {n} (area on a computer screen)  :: [Bokmål] vindu {n}; [Nynorsk] vindauge {n}, vindauga {n}
window {n} (opening for light and air)  :: [Bokmål] vindu {n}; [Nynorsk] vindauge {n}, vindauga {n}
window {n} (period of time)  :: [Bokmål] vindu {n}; [Nynorsk] vindauge {n}, vindauge {n}
window {n} (shop window) SEE: shop window  ::
window cleaner {n} (person)  :: [Bokmål] vinduspusser {m}
windpipe {n} (anus) SEE: anus  ::
windproof {adj} (providing protection from the wind)  :: [Bokmål] vindtett; [Nynorsk] vindtett
windscreen {n} (windshield) SEE: windshield  ::
windscreen wiper {n} (a device to clear a windscreen) SEE: windshield wiper  ::
windshield {n} (screen located in front of a vehicle to protect from wind and weather)  :: frontrute {f}
wind tunnel {n} (test facility)  :: [Bokmål] vindtunnel {m}, vindtunell {m}; [Nynorsk] vindtunnel {m}
windy {adj} (orally verbose) SEE: long-winded  ::
windy {n} (fart) SEE: fart  ::
wine {n} (alcoholic beverage made from grapes)  :: vin
winemaker {n} (a person or company that makes wine) SEE: vintner  ::
wing {n} (extension to a main body)  :: [Bokmål] fløy {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] fløy {f}
wing {n} (fraction of a political movement)  :: [Bokmål] fløy {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] fløy {f}
wing {n} (part of an aircraft)  :: [Bokmål] vinge {m}; [Nynorsk] veng {m}
wing {n} (part of an animal)  :: [Bokmål] vinge {m}; [Nynorsk] veng {m}
wing {v} (to fly) SEE: fly  ::
wing {v} (to throw) SEE: throw  ::
wing chair {n} (chair)  :: ørelappstol {m}
wingspan {n} (the distance from left wingtip to right)  :: [Bokmål] vingespenn {n}
wink {n} (a period of sleep) SEE: forty winks  ::
winkle {n} (gastropod) SEE: periwinkle  ::
winner {n} (one who has won or often wins)  :: [Bokmål] vinner {m}; [Nynorsk] vinnar {m}
Winnie the Pooh {prop} (the fictional bear)  :: Ole Brumm
win over {v} (to persuade) SEE: persuade  ::
winter {n} (fourth season, marked by short days and lowest temperatures)  :: [Bokmål] vinter {m}; [Nynorsk] vinter {m}
winterberry {n} (American winterberry) SEE: American winterberry  ::
winterberry holly {n} (American winterberry) SEE: American winterberry  ::
winter cherry {n} (bladder cherry) SEE: bladder cherry  ::
wintergreen {n} (evergreen) SEE: evergreen  ::
winter solstice {n} (the moment when the hemisphere is most inclined away from the sun)  :: [Bokmål] vintersolverv {n}; [Nynorsk] vintersolkverv {m}
wintertide {n} (wintertime) SEE: wintertime  ::
wintry {adj} (suggestive or characteristic of winter; cold, stormy)  :: vinterlig
win-win {adj} (of a situation that benefits two parties)  :: [Bokmål] vinn-vinn; [Nynorsk] vinn-vinn
wipe {v} (erase a computer disk)  :: slette
wipe {v} (remove surface substance)  :: tørke av, viske; [Nynorsk] turka
wire {n} (device used to keep the score in billiards) SEE: score string  ::
wire {n} (informal: message transmitted by telegraph) SEE: telegram  ::
wire {n} (informal: telegraph) SEE: telegraph  ::
wire {n} (thin thread of metal)  :: ledning {m}
wireless {adj} (not having any wires)  :: [Bokmål] trådlaus, trådløs; [Nynorsk] trådlaus
wire netting {n} (hexagonal network of interwoven wire)  :: gjerdenetting
wisdom {n} (ability to apply relevant knowledge in an insightful way)  :: visdom {m}
wisdom {n} (ability to know and apply spiritual truths)  :: visdom {m}
wisdom {n} (ability to make a decision based on the combination of knowledge, experience, and intuitive understanding)  :: visdom {m}
wisdom {n} (discretionary use of knowledge for the greatest good)  :: visdom {m}
wisdom {n} (element of personal character)  :: visdom {m}
wisdom {n} (piece of wise advice)  :: visdom {m}
wisdom tooth {n} (rearmost molar in humans)  :: visdomstann {m}
wise {adj} (showing good judgement)  :: vis
wise guy {n} (member of the Mafia) SEE: mafioso, mobster  ::
wisent {n} (The European bison, Bison bonasus)  :: visent
wish list {n} (list of desired things)  :: [Bokmål] ønskeliste {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] ynskeliste {f}, ynskjeliste {f}, ønskeliste {f}, ønskjeliste {f}
wistful {adj} (full of longing)  :: lengselsfull, vemodig
wit {n} (intellectual ability)  :: forstand {m}, intellekt {n}
wit {n} (intelligence) SEE: intelligence  ::
wit {n} (mind; sanity)  :: vett {n}
wit {n} (Spoken humour, particularly that thought of quickly)  :: vidd {n}
witch {n} (derogatory: ugly or unpleasant woman)  :: [Bokmål] heks {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] heks {f}
witch {n} (Glyptocephalus cynoglossus) SEE: Torbay sole  ::
witch {n} (person who uses magic)  :: [Bokmål] heks {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] heks {f}
witch {n} (Wiccan) SEE: Wiccan  ::
witchcraft {n} (the practice of witches)  :: heksekunst {m}; [Bokmål] hekseri {n}; [Nynorsk] hekseri {n}
witch-hunt {n} (campaign to punish dissident persons)  :: heksejakt {m} {f}
witch-hunt {n} (persecution of persons believed to be using magic)  :: heksejakt {m} {f}
with {prep} (in addition to)  :: med
with {prep} (in the company of)  :: med
with all due respect {adv} (phrase used before disagreeing with someone)  :: [Bokmål] med respekt å melde
withdrawal symptoms {n} (withdrawal symptom) SEE: withdrawal symptom  ::
within {prep} (before the specified duration ends)  :: innen
within {prep} (inclusion within scope of)  :: innenfor
within {prep} (spatial enclosure)  :: innenfor
without {prep} (not having)  :: uten
without a doubt {prep} (certainly) SEE: certainly  ::
without a doubt {prep} (probably) SEE: probably  ::
witness {n} (someone called to give evidence in a court)  :: vitne {n}
witness box {n} (place where a witness gives evidence in a courtroom)  :: [Bokmål] vitneboks {m}; [Nynorsk] vitneboks {m}
witness stand {n} (witness stand) SEE: witness box  ::
wits' end {n} (at (one's) wits' end) SEE: perplexed  ::
witty {adj} (full of wit)  :: vittig
wizard {n} (computing: program or script used to simplify complex operations)  :: assistent {m}
wizard {n} (person skilled with magic)  :: trollmann
wobbler {n} (tantrum) SEE: tantrum  ::
woe {n} (grief; sorrow; misery; heavy calamity)  :: sorg {m}
wolf {n} (animal)  :: ulv {m}, varg {m}
wolf {n} (constellation) SEE: Lupus  ::
wolf cub {n} (young wolf)  :: ulvunge {m}
wolffish {n} (fish)  :: [Bokmål] steinbit {m}; [Nynorsk] steinbit {m}
Wolfgang {prop} (male given name)  :: [Bokmål] Wolfgang; [Nynorsk] Wolfgang
wolf in sheep's clothing {n} (a disguised danger)  :: ulv i fåreklær
wolfkin {n} (young or small wolf) SEE: wolf cub  ::
wolfling {n} (wolf cub) SEE: wolf cub  ::
wolfram {n} (tungsten) SEE: tungsten  ::
wolfram {n} (wolframite) SEE: wolframite  ::
wolf whelp {n} (young, esp. infant, wolf) SEE: wolf cub  ::
wollastonite {n} (grey inosilicate mineral)  :: wollastonitt
wolverine {n} (Gulo gulo)  :: jerv {m}
woman {n} (adult female human being)  :: kvinne {c}, dame {c}
woman {n} (wife) SEE: wife  ::
womanish {adj} (characteristic of a woman)  :: kvinnelig
womb {n} (belly) SEE: belly  ::
womb {n} (uterus)  :: [Bokmål] livmor {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] livmor {f}
women's refuge {n} (women's shelter) SEE: women's shelter  ::
wonder {v} (to ponder about something)  :: undres
wonderful {adj} (excellent, extremely impressive)  :: underfull; [Bokmål] vidunderlig; [Nynorsk] vidunderleg
wonderous {adj} (wondrous) SEE: wondrous  ::
wondrous {adj} (amazing, inspiring awe)  :: underfull, vidunderlig
wood {n} (firewood)  :: ved {m}
wood {n} (substance)  :: tre {n}, treverk {n}
wood {n} (wood from a particular species)  :: treslag {n}, tresort {m}, [less frequently] ved {m}
wood {n} (woodland)  :: skog {m}
wood anemone {n} (Anemone nemorosa)  :: [Bokmål] hvitveis; [Nynorsk] kvitveis
woodcutter {n} (lumberjack) SEE: lumberjack  ::
woodlouse {n} (any species of suborder Oniscidea)  :: skrukketroll, kaffebiller, munkelus, tussalus; [Nynorsk] skrukketroll, kaffebiller, munkelus, tusselus
wood mouse {n} (European rodent)  :: liten skogmus {c}
woodpecker {n} (bird in Picinae)  :: hakkespett {m}
woods {n} (forest) SEE: forest  ::
wood sorrel {n} (a white-flowered woodland plant, Oxalis acetosella)  :: [Bokmål] gjøkesyre, kløversyre {f}, siris {m}, skogsyre {f}, syreblad {n}, søtsyre {f}, vaffelhjerte {n} (and more); [Nynorsk] gauksyre {f}, gaukesyre {f}, gaukegras {n}, gaukvaffel {m}, syreblom {m} (and more)
woodwind instrument {n} (musical instrument)  :: treblåseinstrument
woody {n} (erection) SEE: erection  ::
woof {n} (set of yarns placed crosswise in a loom)  :: veft {m}, innslag {n}, islett {n}
woof {n} (sound of a dog)  :: voff, vov
wool {n} (cloth or yarn)  :: [Bokmål] ull {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] ull {f}
wool {n} (hair of sheep, etc.)  :: [Bokmål] ull {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] ull {f}
woolen {adj} (made of wool)  :: [Bokmål] ullen; [Nynorsk] ullen
woolens {n} (woolens) SEE: woollens  ::
woolgrass bulrush {n} (Scirpus atrovirens) SEE: green bulrush  ::
woomera {n} (atlatl) SEE: atlatl  ::
word {n} (an angry debate; argument)  :: krangel {m}
word {n} (computing: fixed-size group of bits handled as a unit)  :: ord {n}
word {n} (promise)  :: ord {n}, lovnad {m}
word {n} (proverb) SEE: proverb  ::
word {n} (the word of God)  :: ord {n}
word {n} (unit of language)  :: ord {n}
word {n} (watchword) SEE: watchword  ::
word of honor {n} (a promise, or a pledge of one's good faith)  :: [Bokmål] æresord {n}
word of honour {n} (word of honor) SEE: word of honor  ::
word order {n} (order of syntactic constituents)  :: ordstilling
work {n} (labour, employment, occupation, job)  :: arbeid {n}, jobb, verk {n}
work {v} (effect by gradual degrees (transitive))  :: arbeide
work {v} (function correctly)  :: fungere, virke,
work {v} (to do a specific task)  :: arbeide, jobbe
worker {n} (person)  :: [Bokmål] arbeider {m}; [Nynorsk] arbeidar {m}
workers of the world, unite {phrase} (workers of the world, unite)  :: [Bokmål] arbeidere i alle land, foren dere!; [Nynorsk] arbeidarar i alle land, samein dykk!
working class {n} (social class doing physical work)  :: [Bokmål] arbeiderklasse {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] arbeidarklasse {m} {f}
working week {n} (range of days of the week) SEE: workweek  ::
work-intensive {adj} (labor-intensive) SEE: labor-intensive  ::
work placement {n} (practicum) SEE: practicum  ::
worksome {adj} (industrious) SEE: industrious  ::
worksome {adj} (laborious) SEE: laborious  ::
work someone's arse off {v} (to work excessively) SEE: work someone's ass off  ::
workstead {n} (laboratory) SEE: laboratory  ::
work the crowd {v} (work the room) SEE: work the room  ::
world {n} (human collective existence)  :: verden {m}
world {n} (individual or group perspective or social setting)  :: verden {m}
world {n} (inhabited planet)  :: verden {m}
world {n} (the earth)  :: verden {m}
world champion {n} (winner of world cup or world championship)  :: [Bokmål] verdensmester {m}
World Exposition {n} (a regular international exposition)  :: Verdensutstilling, Expo
worldly {adj} (versed in the ways of the world)  :: verdensvant
world record {n} (the world's best score or time)  :: [Bokmål] verdensrekord {m}; [Nynorsk] verdsrekord {m}
world's oldest profession {n} (a euphemism for prostitution)  :: verdens eldste yrke
World Trade Organization {prop} (World Trade Organization)  :: Verdens handelsorganisasjon
worldview {n} (personal view of the world)  :: verdensanskuelse {m}
world war {n} (a war involving the major nations of the world)  :: [Bokmål] verdenskrig {m}; [Nynorsk] verdskrig {m}
World War I {prop} (war)  :: første verdenskrig {m}
World War II {prop} (war from 1939 to 1945)  :: [Bokmål] andre verdenskrig {m}; [Nynorsk] andre verdskrigen {m}
World War III {prop} (hypothetical world war (World War III))  :: tredje verdenskrig {m}
World War One {prop} (World War I) SEE: World War I  ::
World War Two {prop} (World War II) SEE: World War II  ::
World Wide Web {prop} (An information space on the Internet)  :: [Bokmål] verdensveven; [Nynorsk] verdsveven
worm {n} (animal)  :: mark {m}, makk {m}, orm {m}
worm {n} (contemptible being)  :: orm {m}
worm {n} (dragon or mythological serpent)  :: orm {m}
worm {n} (self-replicating program)  :: orm {m}
worm {v} (to move with one's body dragging the ground)  :: krype, kravle, åle
wormwood {n} (Artemisia absinthium)  :: [Bokmål] malurt {m}; [Nynorsk] malurt {m}
worry {v} (disturb the peace of mind of)  :: uroe
worry {v} (strangle) SEE: strangle  ::
worrywart {n} (person who worries excessively)  :: [Bokmål] svartseer
worse {adj} (comparative form of bad)  :: verre
worst comes to worst {adv} (if a bad situation develops)  :: i verste fall
worsted {n} (yarn made from wool)  :: kamgarn {n}
worth {prep} (equal in value to)  :: verdt
worth {prep} (obsolete: valuable, worthwhile) SEE: worthwhile  ::
worthless {adj} (not having worth and use, without value, inconsequential)  :: [Bokmål] verdiløs, verdilaus; [Nynorsk] verdilaus, verdlaus
worthwhile {adj} (good and important enough to spend time, effort, or money on)  :: umaken verd
worthwhile {adj}  :: verdifull
would like {v} (intransitive)  :: vil gjerne
wound {n} (an injury to a person by which the skin is divided)  :: sår {n}
wound {n} (injury)  :: sår {n}, skade {m}
wound {n} (something that offends a person’s feelings)  :: sår {n}
wound {v} (hurt or injure)  :: skade
wound {v} (hurt (someone's feelings))  :: såre
wrack {v} (rack) SEE: rack  ::
wrath {n} (great anger)  :: vrede {m}, sinne {n}
wrathful {adj} (possessed of great wrath)  :: olm
wreck {n} (remains)  :: vrak {n}
wrecker {n} (tow truck) SEE: tow truck  ::
wren {n} (bird of family Troglolytidae)  :: gjerdesmett {m}
wrench {n} (screw) SEE: screw  ::
wrest {v} (to obtain by pulling or violent force)  :: fravriste
wretch {n} (exile) SEE: exile  ::
wrinkleless {adj} (wrinkle-free) SEE: wrinkle-free  ::
wrist {n} (wrist)  :: [Bokmål] håndledd {n}; [Nynorsk] handledd {n}
wristwatch {n} (watch worn on the wrist)  :: [Bokmål] armbåndsur {n}
write {v} (to be an author)  :: skrive
write {v} (to be the author of)  :: skrive
write {v} (to form letters, etc.)  :: skrive
write {v} (to send a letter to)  :: skrive
writer {n} (person who writes; an author)  :: forfatter {m}, skribent {m}
writer's block {n} (the temporary inability to write)  :: skrivesperre {f}
writer's cramp {n} (cramp in the writing hand)  :: [Bokmål] skrivekrampe {m}; [Nynorsk] skrivekrampe {m}
written {adj}  :: skrevet, skriftlig
Wroclaw {prop} (a city in southwestern Poland)  :: Wrocław, Breslau [historical, signifying "Breslau"]
wrong {adj} (designed to be worn or placed inward)  :: vrang
wrong {adj} (immoral)  :: galt
wrong {adj} (improper)  :: gal
wrong {adj} (incorrect)  :: galt, feil, uriktig
wrong {adj} (not working)  :: feil
wrong {adv} (done incorrectly)  :: galt
wrought iron {n} (form of iron that is not cast)  :: [Bokmål] smijern {n}; [Nynorsk] smijarn {n}, smijern {n}
wryneck {n} (torticollis) SEE: torticollis  ::
wuderove {n} (herb) SEE: sweet woodruff  ::
Wulumuqi {prop} (Capital of Xinjiang) SEE: Ürümqi  ::
wunderkind {n} (child prodigy)  :: vidunderbarn {n}
wunderkind {n} (highly talented individual who is successful at a young age)  :: vidunderbarn {n}
wuss out {v} (chicken out) SEE: chicken out  ::
wussy {n} (wuss) SEE: wuss  ::
WW1 {abbr} (World War I) SEE: World War I  ::
WW2 {abbr} (WWII) SEE: WWII  ::
wy {n} (name of the letter Y, y) SEE: wye  ::
wynkernel {n} (common moorhen) SEE: common moorhen  ::