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a {article} (an) SEE: an ::
aardvark {n} (mammal) :: jordsvin {n}
Aaron {prop} (biblical brother of Moses) :: Aron
Aaron {prop} (male given name) :: Aron
aback {adv} (backwards) :: bakk
aback {adv} :: baklengs
aback {n} (abacus) SEE: abacus ::
abacus {n} (calculating frame) :: [Bokmål] kuleramme {m} {f}
abaft {prep} ((nautical) behind; toward the stern relative to some other object or position; aft of) :: akter, akterut, aktenfor, akterlig
abandon {v} (to give up control of, surrender) :: oppgi, skrinlegge
abandon {v} (to leave behind or desert; to forsake) :: forlate
abandon {v} (to cast out, expel, reject) :: forvise
abandon {v} (to no longer exercise a right, relinquish a claim to property) :: avskrive
abandon {n} (a giving up to natural impulses) :: løssluppenhet, overgivenhet
abandoned {adj} (no longer maintained, forsaken, deserted) :: løssluppen
abandonment {n} (act of abandoning) :: [Bokmål] oppgivelse {m}; [Nynorsk] oppgjeving {f}
abandonment {n} (relinquishment of a right, claim or privilege) :: dereliksjon {m}
abase {v} (to lower as in rank, so as to hurt feelings) :: fornedre, ydmyke
abash {v} (to make ashamed, to embarrass) :: gjøre skamfull
abashed {adj} (embarrassed) :: skamfull, forlegen, beskjemmet
abate {v} (to bring down or reduce to a lower state) :: forringe
abate {v} (to bring down a person physically or mentally) :: slå ned (physically), ydmyke (mentally)
abate {v} (to decrease or make less in strength) :: forminske, avta, minke, løye [of wind force]
abate {v} :: slå ned, forminske, redusere
abatement {n} (the act of abating or the state of being abated) :: minking, reduksjon, det å avta, bekjempelse
abatis {n} (means of defense) :: [Bokmål] forhugning {m} {f}
abattoir {n} (public slaughterhouse) :: slakterhus {n}, slakteri {n}
abbacy {n} (dignity, estate, or jurisdiction of an abbot) :: [Bokmål] abbeddømme, abbedgjeld, abbedverdighet; [Nynorsk] abbeddømme, abbedgjeld
abbatial {adj} (belonging to an abbey) :: abbed-, abbedisse-, abbedi-
abbess {n} (female superior of a nunnery) :: [Bokmål] abbedisse {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] abbedisse {f}
abbey {n} (monastery headed by an abbot) :: [Bokmål] abbedi {n}; [Nynorsk] abbedi {n}
abbey {n} (church of a monastery) :: abbedi {n}, klosterkirke
abbot {n} (superior or head of an abbey or monastery) :: abbed
abbotship {n} (the state or office of an abbot) :: [Bokmål] abbedverdighet
abbreviate {v} (to make shorter) :: forkorte
abbreviate {n} (abridgment) SEE: abridgment ::
abbreviation {n} (shortened or contracted form of a word or phrase) :: [Bokmål] forkortelse {m}, forkorting {m} {f}, abbreviatur {m}; [Nynorsk] forkorting {f}, abbreviatur
abbreviation {n} (act or result of shortening or reducing) :: [Bokmål] forkortelse {m}, forkorting {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] forkorting {f},
abbreviature {n} (abbreviation) SEE: abbreviation ::
ABC {n} (alphabet) SEE: alphabet ::
abdicate {v} (surrender or relinquish) :: [Bokmål] frasi seg; [Nynorsk] fråseie seg
abdicate {v} (reject) :: [Bokmål] avvise; [Nynorsk] avvise
abdicate {v} (disinherit) :: [Bokmål] fornekte; [Nynorsk] fornekte
abdicate {v} (renounce a throne) :: [Bokmål] abdisere; [Nynorsk] abdisere
abdication {n} (the act of abdicating; the renunciation of a high office, dignity, or trust, by its holder) :: [Bokmål] abdikasjon {m}, frasielse {m}; [Nynorsk] abdikasjon {m}, fråseiing {f}
abditory {n} (place for hiding or preserving) :: gjemmested {n}
abdomen {n} (belly) :: [Bokmål] buk {m}, mage {m}
abdomen {n} (cavity) :: [Bokmål] bukhule {m}; [Nynorsk] bukhole {f}
abdominal cavity {n} (hollow portion of the torso, containing abdominal organs) :: [Bokmål] bukhole {f} {m}, bukhule {f} {m}; [Nynorsk] bukhole {f}
abduction {n} (leading away, carrying away) :: bortføring {c}
abduction {n} (physiology: movement separating limb from axis) :: abduksjon {m}
abduction {n} (logic: type of syllogism) :: abduksjon {m}
abduction {n} (law: wrongful carrying off of a human being) :: bortføring {c}, kidnapping {c}
Abdullah {prop} (Muslim given name) :: Abdullah
abearance {n} (behavior) SEE: behavior ::
abed {adv} (in bed, or on the bed) :: i seng
Abel {prop} (biblical character) :: Abel
Abel {prop} (male given name) :: Abel
aberration {n} :: avvik {n}, villfarelse {c}
abet {v} :: tilskynde, hjelpe
abeyance {n} (expectancy; condition of being undetermined) :: uavklart
abeyance {n} (suspension; temporary suppression) :: utsettelse
abhor {v} (to regard with horror or detestation) :: avsky
abhorrence {n} :: avsky {c}, vemmelse {c}
abhorrent {adj} :: avskyelig, vemmelig
abide {v} (endure without yielding) :: holde ut
abide {v} (bear patiently; tolerate) :: tolerere
abide {v} (dwell) :: forbli
abide {v} (wait in expectation) :: avvente
Abidjan {prop} (the largest city of Côte d'Ivoire) :: Abidjan; [Nynorsk] Abidjan
ability {n} (quality or state of being able) :: evne {m}
a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush {proverb} (small but certain advantage is preferable) :: én fugl i hånden er bedre enn ti på taket
a bit {adv} (a little) SEE: a little ::
Abkhaz {prop} (a Northwest Caucasian language spoken in Abkhazia) :: abkhasisk {?}
Abkhazia {prop} (territory in the Caucasus, see also: Republic of Abkhazia) :: Abkhasia
Abkhazian {adj} (Of or pertaining to Abkhazia) SEE: Abkhaz ::
Abkhazian {n} (Abkhaz) SEE: Abkhaz ::
Abkhazian {prop} (Abkhazian language) SEE: Abkhaz ::
able {adj} (permitted to) :: i stand
-able {suffix} (able to be done) :: -abel, -ibel
able {adj} (healthy) SEE: healthy ::
abnormal {adj} (not conforming to rule or system) :: abnorm, anormal, unormal
abnormal {adj} (of or pertaining to behaviour that deviates from norms) :: abnorm, anormal, unormal
abnormity {n} (departure from the ordinary type) :: [Bokmål] abnormitet {m}; [Nynorsk] abnormitet {m}
abolish {v} (to end a law, system, institution, custom or practice) :: avskaffe, forkaste
abolition {n} (act of abolishing) :: abolisjon {m}; [Bokmål] avskaffelse {m}
abominable {adj} (hateful; detestable; loathsome) :: avskyelig
abominate {v} (to feel disgust towards, to hate in the highest degree) :: føle avsky
Aborigine {n} (Aboriginal person from Australia, Aboriginal Australian) :: [Bokmål] aborigin {m}; [Nynorsk] aborigin {m}
abortion {n} (miscarriage) :: abort {m}
abortion {n} (induced abortion) :: abort
abortion {n} (act of inducing abortion) :: abort
abortive {adj} (produced by abortion; born prematurely) :: abortiv
abortive {adj} (coming to naught; fruitless) :: fruktløs
abortive {adj} (imperfectly formed or developed; rudimentary; sterile) :: abortiv
abortive {adj} (causing abortion) :: abortiv
abortive {adj} (medicine: cutting short) :: abortiv, avbrutt
about {prep} (on every side of) :: rundt, omkring
about {prep} (near, approximately, regarding time, size or quantity) :: rundt
about {prep} (on the point or verge of) :: på veg til
about {prep} (over or upon different parts of) :: rundt
about {prep} (concerned with, engaged in) :: om
about {prep} (concerning) :: om, angående
about {prep} (in the immediate neighborhood of) :: rundt
about {adv} (on all sides) :: rundt
about {adv} (nearly, approximately) :: nesten
about {adv} (in circuit) :: rundt
about time {adv} (close to the right time) :: [Bokmål] omtrent tiden
about time {adv} (far past the desired time) :: [Bokmål] på tide
above {prep} (over, on top of) :: [Bokmål] over
above {prep} (in or to a higher place) :: over, ovenfor
above {prep} (superior to, surpassing) :: over, utover
above {prep} (more) :: over
above {adv} (in a higher place) :: ovenfor, over
above {adv} (higher in rank) :: høyere
above all {prep} (of prime importance) :: [Bokmål] først og fremst, fremfor alt, framfor alt; [Nynorsk] først og fremst, framfor alt
abrade {v} ((transitive) to rub or wear off; to waste or wear away by friction) :: skure, slipe
Abraham {prop} (prophet in the Old Testament) :: Abraham
Abraham {prop} (male given name) :: Abraham
abrasive paper {n} (abrasive material) :: [Bokmål] slipepapir {n}; [Nynorsk] slipepapir {n}
abridge {v} (to make shorter) :: [Bokmål] forkorte, sammendra
abridge {v} (to shorten or contract by using fewer words) :: [Bokmål] forkorte, sammendra
abridge {v} (to deprive) :: [Bokmål] avkorte
abridged {adj} (cut or shortened, especially of a literary work) :: avkortet, avkorta
abridgment {n} :: forkortelse {c} {n}, utdrag {n}
abroad {adv} (in foreign countries) :: [Bokmål] utenlands, i utlandet; [Nynorsk] utanlands, i utlandet
abrogate {v} (to annul by an authoritative act) :: oppheve, heve, annullere
abrogate {v} (to put an end to) :: avslutte
Abruka {prop} (Estonian island located in the Gulf of Riga) :: Abruka
abrupt {adj} (extremely steep) :: brå, bratt (steep)
abrupt {adj} (without notice) :: brå, plutselig
abrupt {adj} (curt in manner) :: brå, skarp
abrupt {adj} (having sudden transitions from one state to next) :: plutselig
abrupt {adj} (botany: truncated) :: avkortet
abscond {v} (to depart secretly) :: rømme, stikke av
absence {n} (state of being away) :: [Bokmål] fravær {n}; [Nynorsk] fråvær {n}, fråvære {n}
absence {n} (lack; deficiency; non-existence) :: [Bokmål] fravær {n}, mangel {m}; [Nynorsk] fråvær {n}, fråvære {n}, mangel {m}
absence {n} (inattention to things present) :: [Bokmål] [absence of mind] åndsfravær {n}; [Nynorsk] [absence of mind] åndsfråvær {n}
absent {adj} (being away from a place) :: [Bokmål] fraværende; [Nynorsk] fråverande
absent {adj} (not existing) :: [Bokmål] fraværende; [Nynorsk] fråverande
absent {adj} (inattentive) :: [Bokmål] fraværende; [Nynorsk] fråverande
absent-minded {adj} (absent in mind) :: distré
absinthe {n} (liquor) :: [Bokmål] absint {m}; [Nynorsk] absint {m}
absinthe {n} (Artemisia absinthium) :: [Bokmål] malurt {m}; [Nynorsk] malurt {m}
absinthium {n} (Artemisia absinthium) SEE: wormwood ::
absolute {adj} (loosed from any conditions or limitations) :: absolutt
absolute {adj} (complete in itself, fixed) :: absolutt
absolute {adj} (viewed apart from modifying influences or without comparison with other objects) :: absolutt
absolute {adj} (loosed from any other being or comparison) :: absolutt
absolute {adj} (chemistry: pure; unmixed) :: absolutt
absolute {adj} (grammar: not immediately dependent on the other parts of the sentence in government) :: absolutt
absolute {n} (that which is independent of context-dependent interpretation) :: absolutt {n}
absoluteness {n} (the fact free from any conditions or other beings) :: [Bokmål] absolutthet {m} {f}
absolutism {n} (political science: absolute or arbritary government; despotism) :: [Bokmål] absolutisme {m}; [Nynorsk] absolutisme {m}
absolutistic {adj} (pertaining to absolutism) :: [Bokmål] absolutistisk; [Nynorsk] absolutistisk
absolve {v} (to set free) :: frikjenne
absolve {v} (to pronounce free or give absolution) :: frikjenne
absolve {v} (theology: to pronounce free or give absolution from sin) :: tilgi
absorb {v} (to include so that it no longer has separate existence) :: absorbere, oppsluke
absorb {v} (to suck up or drink in) :: absorbere
absorb {v} (to learn) :: absorbere
absorb {v} (to occupy fully) :: oppsluke
absorb {v} (to consume completely) :: absorbere
absorb {v} (to endure) :: utholde
absorb {v} (physics: to take up by chemical or physical action) :: absorbere
absorb {v} (finance: to assume or pay for) :: påta seg
absorption {n} :: inn-, oppsuging
absorptive {adj} (having capacity to imbibe) :: absorberende {n}
abstain {v} (refrain from) :: avholde seg
abstainer {n} (one who abstains) :: avholdsmann {c}
abstention {n} (the act of abstaining) :: avhold {n}
abstinence {n} (the act or practice of abstaining) :: avhold {n}, avholdenhet {m}
abstinence {n} (specifically, abstinence from alcohol) :: avhold {n}, avholdenhet {m}
abstinence {n} (specifically, abstinence from sexual intercourse) :: avhold {n}, avholdenhet {m}
abstinence {n} (the practice of self-denial) :: avhold {n}, avholdenhet {m}
abstract {n} (an abridgement or summary) :: sammendrag {n}, oppsummering {m}, utdrag {n}, referat {n}, abstrakt {n}
abstract {n} (something that concentrates in itself the qualities of something else) :: sammenfatning {m}
abstract {n} (an abstraction) :: distraksjon {n}
abstract {n} (an abstract work of art) :: abstrakt
abstract {n} (that which is abstract) :: abstraksjon {m}
abstract {n} (an extract of a vegetable substance) :: ekstrakt
abstract {adj} (separate) :: abstrakt
abstract {adj} (absent in mind) :: distrahert
abstract {adj} (apart from practice or reality; not concrete) :: abstrakt
abstract {adj} (difficult to understand) :: abstrakt
abstract {adj} (art: free from representational qualities) :: abstrakt
abstract art {n} (art that does not depict objects in the natural world) :: [Bokmål] abstrakt kunst {m}; [Nynorsk] abstrakt kunst {m} {f}
abstraction {n} (act of abstracting) :: [Bokmål] abstraksjon {m}; [Nynorsk] abstraksjon {m}
abstractness {n} (the quality of being abstract) :: [Bokmål] abstrakthet {m} {f}
absurd {adj} (contrary to reason or propriety) :: [Bokmål] absurd, meningsløs, tåpelig; [Nynorsk] absurd, meiningslaus
absurdism {n} (absurdity) SEE: absurdity ::
absurdism {n} (philosophy which holds that the universe is chaotic and irrational) :: absurdisme
absurdist {n} (writer of absurd topics) :: absurdist {m}
absurdity {n} (the quality of being absurd) :: absurditet {m}
absurdity {n} (an absurd action) :: absurditet {m}, meningsløshet {m}
Abu Dhabi {prop} (capital of UAE) :: Abu Dhabi
abundance {n} (ample sufficiency) :: overflod {c}
abundant {adj} (fully sufficient; plentiful) :: [Bokmål] rikelig
abuse {n} (corrupt practice) :: misbruk {n}
abuse {n} (improper usage) :: [Bokmål] misbruk {m} {n}; [Nynorsk] misbruk {m} {n}
abuse {n} (insulting speech) :: utskjelling {m}
abuse {n} (physical maltreatment) :: [Bokmål] mishandling {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] mishandling {f}
abuse {n} (sexual violation or assault) :: voldtekt {m}
abuse {v} (to use improperly) :: misbruke
abuse {v} (to hurt) :: mishandle
abuse {v} (to insult) :: skjelle ut
abuse {v} (to rape) :: voldta
abuse {n} (catachresis) SEE: catachresis ::
abusio {n} (catachresis) SEE: catachresis ::
abusive {adj} :: grov
abysm {n} (abyss) SEE: abyss ::
abyss {n} (bottomless or unfathomed depth) :: avgrunn {m}
abyss {n} (moral depravity, vast intellectual or moral depth) :: avgrunn {m}
Abyssinia {prop} (historical name of Ethiopia) :: [Bokmål] Abessinia; [Nynorsk] Abessinia
Abyssinian {adj} (of or pertaining to Abyssinia) :: [Bokmål] abessinsk; [Nynorsk] abessinsk
Abyssinian {n} (a native of Abyssinia) :: [Bokmål] abessinier; [Nynorsk] abessiniar
Abyssinian {prop} (Amharic) SEE: Amharic ::
acacia {n} (shrub or tree) :: akasie {m}
academic {adj} (belonging to an academy or other higher institution of learning) :: akademisk
academic {adj} (scholarly; literary or classical, in distinction from scientific) :: akademisk
academic {n} (senior member of an academy, college, or university) :: [Bokmål] akademiker {m}; [Nynorsk] akademikar {m}
academic {n} (person who attends an academy) :: akademiker {m}
academician {n} :: akademiker, medlem {n}, av et akademi
academy {n} (learned society) :: [Bokmål] akademi {n}; [Nynorsk] akademi {n}
academy {n} (specialized school) :: [Bokmål] akademi {n}; [Nynorsk] akademi {n}
academy {n} (college or university) :: [Bokmål] akademi {n}; [Nynorsk] akademi {n}
academy {n} (seminary) :: akademi {n}
academy {n} (place of training, school) :: [Bokmål] akademi {n}; [Nynorsk] akademi {n}
acajou {n} (wood from trees of Meliaceae family) SEE: mahogany ::
a cappella {adv} (performed by a choir with no instrumental accompaniment) :: a cappella
accelerate {v} (to cause to move faster) :: akselerere
accelerate {v} (to quicken natural or ordinary progression or process) :: påskynde
accelerate {v} (to hasten) :: påskynde
accelerate {v} (to become faster) :: sette opp farten
acceleration {n} (act or state) :: [Bokmål] akselerasjon {m}; [Nynorsk] akselerasjon {m}
acceleration {n} ((physics)) :: [Bokmål] akselerasjon {m}; [Nynorsk] akselerasjon {m}
accelerator {n} (accelerator pedal) :: [Bokmål] gasspedal {m}; [Nynorsk] gasspedal {m}
accent {n} (stronger articulation) :: aksent {m}, trykk {n}, betoning {m}
accent {n} (orthography: mark to indicate accent) :: aksent {m}
accent {n} (distinctive pronunciation associated with a region, social group, etc.) :: aksent {m}, uttale {m}, tonefall {n}
accent {n} (prosody: stress on syllables of a verse) :: aksent {m}
accent {n} (music: recurring stress on a tone) :: aksent {m}, trykk {n}
accent {n} (music: special emphasis on a tone) :: aksent {m}
accent {n} (music: rhythmical accent) :: aksent {m}, trykk {n}
accent {n} (math: mark to distinguish magnitudes of similar kind) :: aksent {m}, merke {n}
accent {v} (to emphasize) :: aksentuere
accent {v} (to express the accent of) SEE: accentuate ::
accent {v} (to mark with written accents) SEE: accentuate ::
accentuate {v} (to pronounce with an accent) :: aksentuere, betone
accentuate {v} (to bring out distinctly) :: aksentuere, betone, framheve
accentuate {v} (to mark with a written accent) :: aksentuere
accentuation {n} :: betoning {c}, aksentuering {c}
accept {v} (to receive with consent) :: akseptere, motta, ta imot
accept {v} (to agree to) :: akseptere, godta
accept {v} (to endure patiently) :: aksepetere, godta
accept {v} (to agree to pay) :: akseptere
accept {v} (to receive officially) :: motta
acceptable {adj} (capable, worthy or sure of being accepted) :: antakelig
acceptance {n} :: godtagelse {c}, aksept {c}
acceptancy {n} (acceptance) SEE: acceptance ::
acceptor {n} (one who accepts) :: comm akseptant {c}
access {n} (way or means of approaching) :: [Bokmål] adgang {m}, tilgang {m}; [Nynorsk] åtgang {m}, tilgang {m}
access {n} (right or ability of approaching or entering) :: [Bokmål] adgang {m}, tilgang {m}; [Nynorsk] åtgang {m}, tilgang {m}
access {n} (onset, attack or fit of disease) :: anfall {n}
access {n} (outburst of an emotion) :: anfall {n}, utbrudd {n}
access {n} (right to visit one's child) :: besøksrett {m}
access {n} (computing: process of locating data in memory) :: aksess {m}
access {n} (communication with a computer program or the Internet) :: aksess {m}, tilgang {m}
access {v} (to gain or obtain access to) :: tilgang
access {v} (computing: to have access to (data)) :: aksessere
accessibility {n} (the quality of being accessible, or of admitting approach) :: [Bokmål] tilgjengelighet {m} {f}
accessible {adj} (easy of access or approach) :: [Bokmål] tilgjengelig; [Nynorsk] tilgjengeleg
accident {n} (unexpected event with negative consequences) :: [Bokmål] ulykke {m} {f}, uhell {n}, ulykkestilfelle {n}; [Nynorsk] ulukke {f}, ulykke {f}, uhell {n}
accident {n} (transport: unintended event that causes damage) :: [Bokmål] ulykke {m} {f}, uhell {n}, [to ship, aircraft] havari {n}; [Nynorsk] ulukke {f}, ulykke {f}, uhell {n}, [to ship, aircraft] havari {n}
accident {n} :: ulykke
accoil {v} (nautical sense) SEE: coil ::
accommodation {n} (lodging) :: [Bokmål] innkvartering {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] innkvartering {f}
accommodation {n} (adjustment of the eye) :: [Bokmål] akkommodasjon {m}; [Nynorsk] akkommodasjon {m}
accompanist {n} (performer who takes the accompanying part) :: [Bokmål] akkompagnatør {m}; [Nynorsk] akkompagnatør {m}
accomplice {n} (associate in the commission of a crime) :: medskyldig
accordingly {adv} (agreeably; correspondingly; suitably; in a manner conformable) :: deretter; [Bokmål] tilsvarende
accordingly {adv} (in natural sequence; consequently; so) :: [Bokmål] følgelig
according to {prep} (based on statement) :: [Bokmål] ifølge; [Nynorsk] ifylgje, ifølge, ifølgje
accordion {n} (A small, portable, keyed wind instrument) :: [Bokmål] trekkspell {n}, trekkspill {n}, dragspell {n}, dragspill {n}, trekkharmonika {m}, harmonika {m}, akkordeon {n}; [Nynorsk] trekkspel {n}, dragspel {n}, trekkharmonika {m}, harmonika {m}, akkordeon {n}
accost {v} (to assault) :: [Bokmål] angripe
accost {v} (to approach and speak to boldly or aggressively, as with a demand or request) :: [Bokmål] antaste, angripe
account {n} (a registry of pecuniary transactions) :: konto {m}
account {n} (a statement in general of reasons, causes, grounds, etc.) :: redegjørelse {m}
account {n} (a statement of facts or occurrences) :: forklaring {m}
account {n} ((archaic) reckoning, calculation) :: regning {m}
account {v} (credit (to)) SEE: credit ::
accountability {n} (state of being accountable) :: [Bokmål] ansvarlighet {m}, etterrettelighet {m}
accountant {n} (a reckoner, or someone who maintains financial matters for a person(s)) :: [Bokmål] regnskapsfører {m}, bokholder {m}
accountant {n} (one whose profession includes organizing, maintaining and auditing the records of another) :: [Bokmål] regnskapsfører
account statement {n} (bank statement) SEE: bank statement ::
accourage {v} (encourage) SEE: encourage ::
Accra {prop} (capital of Ghana) :: Accra; [Bokmål] Accra; [Nynorsk] Accra
accredit {v} (To send with letters credential, as an ambassador, envoy, or diplomatic agent; to authorize, as a messenger or delegate.) :: [Bokmål] akkreditere; [Nynorsk] akkreditere
accumulator {n} :: akkumulator
accuracy {n} (state of being accurate) :: [Bokmål] nøyaktighet {m} {f}, riktighet {m} {f}
accusation {n} (act of accusing or charging with a crime) :: [Bokmål] anklage {m} {f}, beskyldning {m} {f}; Nynordk: skulding {f}
accuse {v} (attribute blame to someone) :: [Bokmål] beskylde; [Nynorsk] skulde, skylde
ace {n} (card with a single spot) :: [Bokmål] ess {m}; [Nynorsk] ess {m} {n}
ace {n} (tennis: point scored without the opponent hitting the ball) :: [Bokmål] ess {m}; [Nynorsk] ess {m} {n}
ace {n} (expert) :: [Bokmål] ess {n}; [Nynorsk] ess {m} {n}
acedia {n} (boredom) SEE: boredom ::
ace of spades {n} (the playing card belonging to the spades suit and featuring one pip) :: [Bokmål] sparess {m} {n}; [Nynorsk] sparess {m} {n}
acetamide {n} (amide of acetic acid) :: acetamid, eddiksyreamid, etanamid
acetic acid {n} (clear colourless organic acid, CH3COOH) :: [Bokmål] eddiksyre {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] eddiksyre {f}
ace up one's sleeve {n} (a surprise advantage of which others are not aware) :: ess i ermet
Achaean {n} (an inhabitant of Achaea) :: [Bokmål] akhaier {m}
a chain is only as strong as its weakest link {proverb} (aphorism) :: [Bokmål] en kjede er aldri sterkere enn sitt svakeste ledd; [Nynorsk] ei kjede er aldri sterkare enn det svakaste ledd
achieve {v} :: oppnå
achievement {n} (act of achieving or performing) :: [Bokmål] måloppnåelse {m}
Achilles {prop} (Greek mythical hero) :: [Bokmål] Akilles {m}
Achilles heel {n} (vulnerability in an otherwise strong situation) :: [Bokmål] akilleshæl {m}; [Nynorsk] akilleshæl {m}
Achilles tendon {n} (strong tendon in the calf of the leg) :: [Bokmål] akillessene {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] akillessen {f}, akillessene {f}
achoo {interj} (the sound of a sneeze) :: atsjo
acid {adj} (sour, sharp, or biting to the taste) :: sur
acid {adj} (sour-tempered) :: sur
acid {adj} (of or pertaining to an acid) :: syre-
acid {n} (a sour substance) :: [Bokmål] syre {m} {f}
acidic {adj} (of or relating to acid) :: syrlig
acid rain {n} (unusually acidic rain) :: sur nedbør
acid-resistant {adj} (able to resist acids) :: [Bokmål] syrefast; [Nynorsk] syrefast
acne {n} :: kvise
aconite {n} (herb wolfsbane) :: hjelm; [Nynorsk] hjelm
acorn {n} (fruit of the oak tree) :: kongle {m} {f}, åkorn {n}; [Bokmål] eikenøtt {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] eikenøtt {f}
acoustic {adj} (pertaining to hearing or the science of sounds) :: [Bokmål] akustisk; [Nynorsk] akustisk
acoustic {adj} (producing or produced without electrical amplification) :: [Bokmål] akustisk; [Nynorsk] akustisk
acquaintance {n} (person) :: forbindelse {m}
acquaintanceship {n} (acquaintance) SEE: acquaintance ::
acquainted {adj} (familiar) :: [Bokmål] kjent
acquire {v} (to get) :: [Bokmål] oppnå
acquittal {n} (legal decision of not guilty) :: [Bokmål] frifinnelse {m}
acrobat {n} (an athlete who performs acts requiring skill, agility and coordination) :: [Bokmål] akrobat {m}; [Nynorsk] akrobat {m}
acrobatic {adj} (of or pertaining to an acrobat) :: [Bokmål] akrobatisk; [Nynorsk] akrobatisk
acrobatics {n} (art of performing acrobatic feats) :: [Bokmål] akrobatikk {m}; [Nynorsk] akrobatikk {m}
acromegaly {n} (chronic disease marked by enlargement of the bones) :: akromegali
acronym {n} (any abbreviation formed by initial letters) :: [Bokmål] akronym {n}; [Nynorsk] akronym {n}
acronym {n} (word formed by initial letters) :: [Bokmål] akronym {n}; [Nynorsk] akronym {n}
acrophobia {n} (fear of heights) :: akrofobi {m}
Acropolis {prop} :: Akropolis
across {adv} (crosswords: horizontally) :: [Bokmål] vannrett; [Nynorsk] vassrett
actinium {n} (chemical element) :: actinium
action word {n} (verb) SEE: verb ::
activate {v} (to put into action) :: [Bokmål] aktivere, aktivisere
active {adj} (having the quality or power of acting) :: aktiv
activity {n} (state or quality of being active) :: [Bokmål] aktivitet {m}, virksomhet {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] aktivitet {m}
activity {n} (something done as an action or a movement) :: [Bokmål] aktivitet {m}; [Nynorsk] aktivitet {m}
activity {n} (something done for pleasure or entertainment) :: [Bokmål] aktivitet {m}; [Nynorsk] aktivitet {m}
actor {n} (person who performs in a theatrical play or film, see also: actress) :: [Bokmål] skuespiller {m}, skuespillerinne {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] skodespelar {m}, skodespelarinne {f}
actress {n} (female actor, see also: actor) :: [Bokmål] skuespillerinne {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] skodespelarinne {f}
Acts {prop} (Book of Acts) SEE: Acts of the Apostles ::
Acts of the Apostles {prop} (fifth book of the New Testament) :: [Bokmål] Apostlenes gjerninger; [Nynorsk] Apostelgjerningane
actual {adj} (existing in act or reality, not just potentially) :: faktisk, reell, virkelig
actually {adv} (In act or in fact; really; in truth; positively) :: for øyeblikket, reelt sett; [Bokmål] faktisk, egentlig, i virkeligheten; [Nynorsk] faktisk
acupuncturation {n} (acupuncture) SEE: acupuncture ::
acupuncture {n} (insertion of needles for remedial purposes) :: akupunktur {m}
acute {adj} (urgent) :: [Bokmål] akutt; [Nynorsk] akutt
acute {adj} (medicine: of a short-lived condition) :: [Bokmål] akutt; [Nynorsk] akutt
acute angle {n} (angle measuring less than ninety degrees) :: [Bokmål] spiss vinkel {m}; [Nynorsk] spiss vinkel {m}
adage {n} (old saying) :: visdomsord {n}
Adam {prop} (first man in Abrahamic religions) :: Adam
Adam {prop} (male given name) :: Adam
Adam and Eve {prop} (the first man and woman (according to Genesis)) :: [Bokmål] Adam og Eva; [Nynorsk] Adam og Eva
adamant {n} (magnet or loadstone) SEE: magnet ::
Adam's apple {n} (Citrus medica) SEE: citron ::
Adam's apple {n} (lump in the throat) :: [Bokmål] adamseple {n}; [Nynorsk] adamseple {n}
adapt {v} :: tilpasse
adaptation {n} :: [Bokmål] bearbeidelse {m}
add {v} (to make an addition) :: legge til
addend {n} (any of various terms added together) :: [Bokmål] addend {m}; [Nynorsk] addend {m}
addendum {n} (Something to be added) :: [Bokmål] tillegg {n}, tilføyelse {m}; [Nynorsk] tillegg {n}, tilføying {f}
add fuel to the fire {v} (worsen a conflict) :: helle bensin på bålet, (to blow in the fire) puste til ilden
addiction {n} (the state of being addicted) :: avhengighet
addiction {n} (a habit or practice) :: [Bokmål] avhengighet {m} {f}
addition {n} (act of adding) :: tillegg {n}; [Bokmål] legge til, tilføye; [Nynorsk] leggje til, tilføye
addition {n} (thing added) :: tillegg {n}
addition {n} (arithmetic: process of adding) :: addisjon {m}, pluss {n}
additionally {adv} (by way of addition) :: [Bokmål] i tillegg, attpåtil; [Nynorsk] attpåtil
additive {n} (substance altering another substance) :: [Bokmål] tilsetning {m} {f}, tilsetningsstoff {n}; [Nynorsk] tilsetning {f}, tilsetjingsstoff {n}
address {n} (direction for letters) :: adresse
addressee {n} (person or organization to which something is addressed or sent) :: [Bokmål] adressat {m}; [Nynorsk] adressat {m}
addressing {n} :: adressering
add up {v} (be reasonable or consistent) SEE: make sense ::
adept {n} (one fully skilled or well versed in anything) :: adept {m}
adequate {adj} (equal to some requirement) :: adekvat, tilstrekkelig
adherent {n} (a person who has membership in some group) :: [Bokmål] tilhenger
adhesive tape {n} :: limbånd {n}, selvklebende tape {f}
ad hoc {adj} (for this particular purpose) :: ad hoc
ad hoc {adj} (special) SEE: special ::
adieu {interj} (farewell, goodbye) SEE: goodbye ::
adieu {n} (a farewell) :: adjø {n}, farvel {n}
ad infinitum {adv} (endlessly) :: i all uendelighet, uten slutt
adios {interj} (goodbye) SEE: goodbye ::
adjacent {adj} (lying next to, close, or contiguous; neighboring) :: nabo-, ved siden av
adjacent {adj} (just before, after, or facing) :: foregående, forutgående (both signifying previous), etterfølgende, følgende, påfølgende, neste (all signifying next), motsatt (facing)
Adjara {prop} (autonomous republic of Georgia) :: Adsjaria
adjective {n} ((grammar) a word that modifies a noun or describes a noun’s referent) :: [Bokmål] adjektiv {n}, eigenskapsord {n}, tilleggsord {n}; [Nynorsk] adjektiv {n}, eigenskapsord {n}, tilleggsord {n}
adjoining {adj} (being in contact at some point) :: [Bokmål] tilgrensende; [Nynorsk] tilgrensande
adjudicate {v} (to settle a legal case or other dispute) :: bedømme, dømme, pådømme
adjudicate {v} (to act as a judge) :: dømme
adjudicator {n} (one who adjudicates) :: [Bokmål] dommer {m}
adjust {v} (to modify) :: justere, stille
adjust {v} (to improve or rectify) :: justere, korrigere
adjustable spanner {n} (adjustable hand tool) :: [Bokmål] skiftenøkkel {m}
adjustment {n} (action of adjusting) :: [Bokmål] justering {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] justering {f}
adjustment {n} (result of adjusting, small change) :: [Bokmål] justering {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] justering {f}
adjustment {n} (settling or balancing of a financial account) :: [Bokmål] korrigering {m} {f}
adjustment {n} (process of balancing conflicting needs) :: [Bokmål] omstilling {m} {f}
adminicle {n} (aid) SEE: aid ::
adminicle {n} (auxiliary) SEE: auxiliary ::
administration {n} (the act of administering) :: administrasjon {m} {f}
administration {n} (the executive part of government) :: administrasjon {m} {f}
administratively {adv} (in an administrative manner) :: [Bokmål] administrativt; [Nynorsk] administrativt
administrator {n} (one who administers affairs) :: [Bokmål] administrator {m}; [Nynorsk] administrator {m}
administrator {n} (computing: one who responsible for software and maintenance of a computer or network) :: [Bokmål] administrator {m}; [Nynorsk] administrator {m}
admiral {n} (naval officer of the highest rank) :: [Bokmål] admiral {m}; [Nynorsk] admiral {m}
admiration {n} (adoration; appreciation) :: beundring
admirer {n} (one who admires) :: [Bokmål] beundrer {m}
admission {n} (the act or practice of admitting) :: [Bokmål] [into hospital] innleggelse {m}
admit {v} (to allow to enter; to grant entrance) :: slippe inn
admit {v} (to concede as true) :: [Bokmål] innrømme, tilstå; [Nynorsk] tilstå
admit {v} (admit into hospital) :: [Bokmål] innlegge
admixture {n} (instance of mixing in) :: [Bokmål] tilsetning {m} {f}, tilføring {m} {f} [present participle of tilføre]
admixture {n} (mixture) :: [Bokmål] blanding {m} {f}
admonish {v} (warn or notify of a fault; exhort) :: irettesette
admonish {v} (warn against danger or an offense) :: advare
adolescence {n} (period between childhood and maturity) :: [Bokmål] oppvekst {m}; [Nynorsk] oppvekst {m}, oppvokster {m}
Adolf {prop} (male given name) SEE: Adolph ::
Adolph {prop} (male given name) :: Adolf
Adonis {prop} (the young man loved by Aphrodite) :: Adonis {m}
adoption {n} (act of adopting, or state of being adopted) :: [Bokmål] adopsjon {m}; [Nynorsk] adopsjon {m}
adoration {n} (admiration or esteem) :: [Bokmål] hyldning {m}
adore {v} :: tilbe
adornment {n} (a decoration; that which adorns) :: [Bokmål] utsmykning {m} {f}, utsmykking {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] utsmykking {f}
adornment {n} (the act of decorating) :: [Bokmål] utsmykning {m} {f}, utsmykking {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] utsmykking {f}
adrenaline {n} (the compound epinephrine) :: [Bokmål] adrenalin {n}; [Nynorsk] adrenalin {n}
Adrian {prop} (male given name) :: Adrian
adulation {n} (Flattery; fulsome praise) :: grov smiger,, smisking {c}
adult {n} (fully grown human) :: voksen
adult {adj} (pornographic) SEE: pornographic ::
adulterer {n} (husband or wife who commits adultery) :: [Bokmål] ekteskapsbryter {m}, ekteskapsbryterske {m} {f}, horkar {m}, horkarl {m}, horkone {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] ekteskapsbrytar {m}, ekteskapsbryterske {f}, horkall {m}, horkar {m}, horkone {f}
adultery {n} (sexual intercourse by a married person with someone other than their spouse) :: hor {n}; [Bokmål] utroskap {m}
adult star {n} (porn star) SEE: porn star ::
advance {n} (forward move) :: [Bokmål] fremrykning {m} {f}
advanced {adj} (at or close to state of the art) :: [Bokmål] avansert; [Nynorsk] avansert
advancement {n} (payment in advance) SEE: advance payment ::
advance payment {n} (part of a contractually due sum) :: [Bokmål] forhåndsbetaling {m} {f}
advantage {n} (any condition, circumstance, opportunity, or means, particularly favorable to success) :: [Bokmål] fordel {m}; [Nynorsk] fordel {m}
advantage {n} (superiority; mastery) :: [Bokmål] fordel {m}; [Nynorsk] fordel {m}
advantageous {adj} (being of advantage) :: [Bokmål] fordelaktig; [Nynorsk] fordelaktig
advent {n} (Christianity) SEE: Advent ::
Advent {prop} (season before Christmas) :: [Bokmål] advent {m}; [Nynorsk] advent {f}
Advent calendar {n} (calendar used to count down the days of Advent) :: [Bokmål] adventskalender {m}, julekalender {m}; [Nynorsk] adventskalender {m}, julekalender {m}
Adventist {n} (a believer in the Second Advent of Jesus) :: [Bokmål] adventist {m}; [Nynorsk] adventist {m}
adventurous {adj} (inclined to adventure) :: eventyrlysten
adventurous {adj} (full of hazard) :: [Bokmål] eventyrlig; [Nynorsk] eventyrleg
adverb {n} (lexical category) :: [Bokmål] adverb {n}; [Nynorsk] adverb {n}
adversary {n} (opponent) :: motstander {m}, opponent {m}
adverse {adj} (unfavourable) :: ugunstig, uhensiktsmessig
adverse {adj} (opposite) :: motstående
adversity {n} (state of being adverse) :: motgang {m}
adversity {n} (adverse event) :: motgang {m}
advert {n} (advertisement) SEE: advertisement ::
advertently {adv} (on purpose) SEE: on purpose ::
advertisement {n} (commercial solicitation) :: reklame annonse
advertisement {n} (public notice) :: [Bokmål] annonse {m}; [Nynorsk] annonse {m}
advertising agency {n} (business which handles advertising) :: [Bokmål] reklamebyrå {n}; [Nynorsk] reklamebyrå {n}
advice {n} (opinion recommended or offered, as worthy to be followed; counsel) :: råd {n}
advisatory {adj} (advisory) SEE: advisory ::
advise {v} (to give advice to; to offer an opinion; to counsel; to warn) :: råde
advise {v} (to give information or notice to; to inform) :: [Bokmål] advisere; [Nynorsk] advisere
adviser {n} (advisor) SEE: advisor ::
advisor {n} (one who offers advice) :: rådgiver {m}, veileder {m}
advisory {adj} (able to give advice) :: [Bokmål] rådgivende; [Nynorsk] rådgivande, rådgjevande
advocacy {n} (the act of arguing in favour of, or supporting something) :: [Bokmål] forsvar
advocate {n} (person who speaks in support of something) :: [Bokmål] forkjemper {m}; [Nynorsk] forkjempar {m}
advocate {n} :: advokat
adware {n} (software application) :: reklameprogram {n}
Aegean {prop} (Aegean Sea) SEE: Aegean Sea ::
Aegean Sea {prop} (sea of the northeastern part of the Mediterranean Sea) :: [Bokmål] Egeerhavet; [Nynorsk] Egearhavet
Aegidius {prop} (male given name) :: Aegidius
aerial {n} (device for receiving or transmitting) :: [Bokmål] antenne {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] antenne {f}
aerodynamics {n} (The science of the dynamics of bodies moving relative to gases) :: [Bokmål] aerodynamikk {m}; [Nynorsk] aerodynamikk {m}
aerophobia {n} (fear of flying) :: [Bokmål] aerofobi {m}; [Nynorsk] aerofobi {m}
aeroplane {n} (airplane) SEE: airplane ::
aerostatic {adj} (pneumatic) SEE: pneumatic ::
aesir {n} (Æsir) SEE: Æsir ::
Aesop {prop} (ancient Greek author) :: Æsop {m}
aesthetic {adj} (concerned with beauty) :: [Bokmål] estetisk; [Nynorsk] estetisk
aesthetic {n} (the study of art or beauty) SEE: aesthetics ::
aesthetics {n} (study or philosophy of beauty) :: [Bokmål] estetikk {m}; [Nynorsk] estetikk {m}
aetiology {n} (study of causes or origins) :: etiologi
afar {adv} (at, to or from a great distance) :: [Bokmål] langveisfra
Afar {prop} (language) :: afar, afarsk; [Nynorsk] afar
affable {adj} (friendly, courteous, sociable) :: hyggelig, vennlig
affable {adj} (mild; benign) :: velvillig, hyggelig
affect {v} (to influence or alter) :: influere, gå utover; [Bokmål] påvirke
affect {v} (to move to emotion) :: affektere
affect {v} (to infect or harm) :: affektere
affect {n} (psychology: feeling in response to a stimulus) :: affekt {m}
affection {n} :: affeksjon
affine {n} (in-law) SEE: in-law ::
affirmative {n} (answer that shows agreement or acceptance) :: bekreftes, tiltredes [archaic]
affix {n} (linguistics: a bound morpheme added to a word’s stem) :: affiks {n}
affix {n} (suffix) SEE: suffix ::
affixoid {n} (regular word that also works as an affix) :: affiksoid
affluent {n} (tributary) SEE: tributary ::
afford {v} (to incur, stand, or bear) :: tåle, ha råd til
afford {v} (to offer, provide, or supply) :: skaffe
affordable {adj} (able to be afforded) :: [Bokmål] overkommelig
Afghan {n} (person from Afghanistan) :: [Bokmål] afghaner {m}; [Nynorsk] afghanar {m}
Afghan {n} (Afghan hound) :: [Bokmål] afghaner {m}; [Nynorsk] afghanar {m}
Afghan {prop} (Pashto language) :: [Bokmål] afghansk {m}; [Nynorsk] afghansk {m}
Afghan {adj} (pertaining to Afghanistan) :: [Bokmål] afghansk; [Nynorsk] afghansk
Afghan hound {n} (Afghan Hound) SEE: Afghan Hound ::
Afghan Hound {n} (Afghan Hound) :: [Bokmål] afghansk mynde {m}
Afghani {n} (citizen or native of Afghanistan) SEE: Afghan ::
Afghani {adj} (relating to Afghanistan) SEE: Afghan ::
Afghanistan {prop} (country) :: Afghanistan; [Nynorsk] Afghanistan
afraid {adj} (impressed with fear or apprehension; in fear; apprehensive) :: redd, engstelig
afraid {adj} ((colloquial, to be afraid) regretful, sorry) :: redd
afresh {adv} (anew; again) :: [Bokmål] på nytt; [Nynorsk] på ny, på nytt
African {adj} (Of or pertaining to Africa) :: afrikansk
African {n} (a native of Africa) :: [Bokmål] afrikaner {m}; [Nynorsk] afrikanar {m}
African elephant {n} (Loxodonta africana or Loxodonta cyclotis found in Africa) :: afrikansk elefant {m}
Africanist {n} (a specialist in African studies) :: afrikanist {m}
Afrikaans {prop} (language) :: afrikaans; [Nynorsk] afrikaans
Afrikaans {prop} (Afrikaner) SEE: Afrikaner ::
Afrikaner {n} (member of ethnic group) :: [Bokmål] afrikander {m}; [Nynorsk] afrikandar {m}
after {adv} (behind; later in time; following) :: senere, etterpå, etter
after {prep} (subsequently; following in time; later than) :: etter
after {prep} (behind) :: etter, bak
after {prep} (in pursuit of, seeking) :: etter
after {prep} (in allusion to, in imitation of; following or referencing) :: etter
after {prep} (next in importance or rank) :: etter
after {prep} (as a result of) :: etter at
after {prep} (in spite of) :: etter
after {conj} (Signifies that the action of its clause takes place before the action of the other clause) :: [Bokmål] etter, etter at; [Nynorsk] etter, etter at
afterbirth {n} (material expelled after childbirth) :: [Bokmål] etterbyrd {m}
afterburner {n} (a device in a turbojet engine which injects fuel into the exhaust system to increase the thrust) :: [Bokmål] etterbrenner {m}
after-effect {n} (after-effect) SEE: aftereffect ::
aftereffect {n} (delayed effect) :: [Bokmål] ettervirkning {m} {f}
afterglow {n} (glow in the sky after sunset) :: aftenrøde
aftergrowth {n} (second growth, seen in plants) :: ettervekst {m}
aftergrowth {n} (second growth, figuratively) :: ettervekst {m}
afternoon {n} (part of the day between noon and evening) :: ettermiddag {m}
afterward {adv} (afterwards) SEE: afterwards ::
afterwards {adv} (at a later or succeeding time) :: i etterkant, derpå; [Bokmål] etter, etterpå, senere, deretter, i ettertid; [Nynorsk] etter, etterpå, deretter, i ettertid
afterword {n} (an epilogue) :: etterord
again {adv} (another time) :: [Bokmål] igjen, på nytt; [Nynorsk] igjen, på ny, på nytt
again and again {adv} (repeatedly) :: [Bokmål] gang på gang
against {prep} (in a contrary direction to) :: mot; [Bokmål] imot; [Nynorsk] imot
against {prep} (in opposition to) :: mot, imot
against {prep} :: imot, mot
against all odds {prep} (despite seemingly insurmountable opposition or probability) :: mot alle odds
Agatha {prop} (female given name) :: Ågot
age {n} (century) SEE: century ::
age {n} (one of the stages of life) :: [Bokmål] alder {m}
age {n} (particular period of time in history) :: [Bokmål] tidsalder {m}, epoke {m}; [Nynorsk] tidsalder {m}, epoke {} {m}
age {n} (part of the duration of a being or thing between its beginning and any given time) :: [Bokmål] alder {m}
age {v} (transitive: cause to grow old) :: [Bokmål] aldre
age {v} (intransitive: become old) :: [Bokmål] eldes; [Nynorsk] eldast
ageful {n} (eternity) SEE: eternity ::
ageful {adj} (aged, old) SEE: elderly ::
ageing {adj} (becoming elderly) :: [Bokmål] aldrende; [Nynorsk] aldrande
age limit {n} (restriction based on age) :: [Bokmål] aldersgrense {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] aldersgrense {f}
agency {n} (place of business of an agent) :: [Bokmål] byrå
agency {n} (agent) SEE: agent ::
agenda {n} (temporally organized plan) :: agenda {m}
agenda {n} (list of matters to be taken up) :: agenda {m}
agent {n} (one who acts in place of another) :: agent {m}
agent {n} (someone who works for an intelligence agency) :: agent {m}, spion {m}
age of consent {n} (an age at which one is legally mature enough to have sex) :: seksuell lavalder {m}
Age of Enlightenment {prop} (period of history) :: [Bokmål] opplysningstid {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] opplysingstid {f}
age of majority {n} (age at which the rights and privileges of an adult are legally granted) :: [Bokmål] myndighetsalder {m}; [Nynorsk] myndig alder {m}, myndigalder {m}
age-reversal {n} (a therapy or process which reversees the physiological aging process) :: aldersreversering {f}
aggravate {v} (To make worse, or more severe) :: [Bokmål] forverre; [Nynorsk] forverre
aggression {n} (act of initiating hostilities or invasion) :: [Bokmål] aggresjon
aggressive {adj} (tending or disposed to aggress) :: aggressiv
agile {adj} (having the faculty of quick motion in the limbs) :: behendig, ledig, smidig, sprek
agility {n} (quality of being agile) :: spenst {m}; [Bokmål] smidighet {m} {f}
aglet {n} (catkin) SEE: catkin ::
aglet {n} (cover of a shoelace) SEE: aiglet ::
Agnes {prop} (female given name) :: Agnes
Agni {prop} (Hindu deity) :: Agni {m}
ago {adj} (past; gone by; since) :: siden
agoraphobia {n} (fear of open spaces) :: agorafobi {m}
agorism {n} (philosophy that advocates the creation of a voluntaryist society through counter-economics) :: agorisme
agree {v} (to yield assent, to accede) :: jatte
agree {v} :: overensstemme
agreeable {adj} (pleasing) :: behagelig {n}
agreement {n} (understanding to follow a course of conduct) :: avtale {m}, samtykke {n}; [Bokmål] overenskomst {m}
agreement {n} (state whereby several parties share a view) :: enighet {m}, overensstemmelse {m}
agreement {n} (legally binding contract) :: avtale {m}
agreement {n} (grammatical agreement) :: kongruens {m}
agriculture {n} (the art or science of cultivating the ground) :: landbruk {n}, jordbruk {n}
ague {n} (malaria) SEE: malaria ::
aha {interj} (exclamation of understanding, realization, invention, or recognition) :: aha
Ahasuerus {prop} (biblical king of Persia) :: Xerxes
ahead of one's time {prep} (in advance of commonly accepted ideas) :: [Bokmål] forut for sin tid; [Nynorsk] forut for si tid
ahorse {adv} (on the back of a horse) SEE: horseback ::
ahorseback {adv} (on the back of a horse) SEE: horseback ::
aid {n} (something which helps; a material source of help) :: [Bokmål] hjelpemiddel {n}; [Nynorsk] hjelpemiddel {n}
aid {n} (aide-de-camp) SEE: aide-de-camp ::
aide {n} (assistant) SEE: assistant ::
aide {n} (military: officer who acts as an assistant to a more senior one) SEE: aide-de-camp ::
aide-de-camp {n} (military officer) :: [Bokmål] adjutant {m}
AIDS {n} (acquired immune deficiency syndrome) :: AIDS
aiglet {n} (tip on a ribbon or cord) :: egiett {m}
aileron {n} (Hinged part on trailing edge of airplane wing) :: balanseror {n}
ailurophobia {n} (irrational fear or hatred for cats) :: ailurofobi {m}
Ainu {prop} (language) :: ainu-språk
air {n} (mixture of gases making up the atmosphere of the Earth) :: [Bokmål] luft {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] luft {f}
air base {n} (military airport) :: [Bokmål] flystasjon {m}; [Nynorsk] flystasjon {m}
airbase {n} (airbase) SEE: air base ::
air bubble {n} (a small pocket of air) :: [Bokmål] luftboble {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] luftboble {f}
air cargo {n} (Freight carried by air) :: [Bokmål] flyfrakt {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] flyfrakt {f}
air-conditioned {adj} (equipped with air-conditioning) :: [Bokmål] klimatisert, luftkondisjonert; [Nynorsk] klimatisert, luftkondisjonert
air conditioner {n} (a machine that is used to control temperature and humidity in an enclosed space) :: [Bokmål] klimaanlegg
air-cooled {adj} (cooled by air) :: [Bokmål] luftkjølt, luftavkjølt; [Nynorsk] luftkjølt, luftavkjølt
aircraft {n} (machine capable of atmospheric flight) :: [Bokmål] luftfartøy {n}; [Nynorsk] luftfartøy {n}
aircraft carrier {n} (warship for launching aircraft) :: [Bokmål] hangarskip {n}; [Nynorsk] hangarskip {n}
airer {n} (clotheshorse) SEE: clotheshorse ::
airfield {n} (place where airplanes can take off and land) :: [Bokmål] landingsstripe {m} {f}
air filter {n} (a filter for removing dust and other particles from a stream of air) :: [Bokmål] luftfilter {n}; [Nynorsk] luftfilter {n}
airflow {n} (any flow of air) :: [Bokmål] luftstrøm {m}
airfoil {n} (wing of an aircraft) SEE: wing ::
air force {n} (branch of the military devoted to air warfare) :: [Bokmål] flyvåpen {n}, luftforsvar {n}; [Nynorsk] flyvåpen {n}, luftforsvar {n}
airily {adv} (in an airy manner) :: lettbent
airing {n} (exposure to warm or fresh air) :: luftetur {m}
air intake {n} (inlet for air) :: [Bokmål] luftinntak {n}; [Nynorsk] luftinntak {n}
airline {n} (company that flies airplanes) :: flyselskap {n}
airliner {n} (passenger aircraft) :: [Bokmål] passasjerfly {n}; [Nynorsk] passasjerfly {n}
airplane {n} (powered aircraft) :: [Bokmål] fly {n}; [Nynorsk] fly {n}
air pollutant {n} (substance) :: [Bokmål] luftforurensning {m} {f}
air pollution {n} (contamination of the atmosphere by noxious gases and particulates) :: [Bokmål] luftforurensning {m} {f}
airport {n} (place designated for airplanes) :: [Bokmål] flyplass {m}, lufthavn {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] flyplass {m}, lufthamn {f}
air pressure {n} (air pressure within something) :: [Bokmål] lufttrykk {n}; [Nynorsk] lufttrykk {n}
air pressure {n} (atmospheric pressure) SEE: atmospheric pressure ::
air purifier {n} (device used to remove contaminants from the air) :: [Bokmål] luftrenser {m}
air resistance {n} (Friction that slows things moving through air) :: [Bokmål] luftmotstand {m}; [Nynorsk] luftmotstand {m}
airship {n} (self-propelled lighter-than-air aircraft that can be steered) SEE: dirigible ::
airspeed indicator {n} (instrument that shows airspeed) :: [Bokmål] fartsmåler {m}; [Nynorsk] fartsmålar {m}
airstream {n} (flow or current of air) :: [Bokmål] luftstrøm {m}; [Nynorsk] luftstraum {m}
airstrip {n} (primitive aircraft landing field) :: [Bokmål] flystripe {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] flystripe {f}
air support {n} (use of aircraft to assist ground forces) :: [Bokmål] luftstøtte {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] luftstøtte {f}
air terminal {n} (terminal at an airport) :: [Bokmål] flyterminal {m}; [Nynorsk] flyterminal {m}
air ticket {n} (a pass entitling the holder to travel in an aeroplane) :: [Bokmål] flybillett {m}; [Nynorsk] flybillett {m}
airtight {adj} (being impermeable to air or other gases) :: [Bokmål] lufttett; [Nynorsk] lufttett
airtime {n} (duration of transmission) :: [Nynorsk] sendetid
air traffic {n} (movement of aircraft) :: [Bokmål] flytrafikk {m}; [Nynorsk] flytrafikk {m}
airway {n} (windpipe) SEE: windpipe ::
airway {n} (trachea) SEE: trachea ::
airworthiness {n} (the state of being airworthy) :: [Bokmål] flydyktighet {c}, flygedyktighet {c}, flyvedyktighet {c}; [Nynorsk] flygedyktig {f}, flygefør
airworthiness {n} :: [Nynorsk] flygedyktigheit {f}, flygeførheit {f}
airworthy {adj} (being able to fly) :: [Bokmål] flydyktig, flygedyktig, flyvedyktig, luftdyktig; [Nynorsk] flygedyktig, flygefør, luftdyktig
airworthy {adj} (meeting standards for safe flight) :: [Bokmål] flydyktig, flygedyktig, flyvedyktig, luftdyktig; [Nynorsk] flygedyktig, luftdyktig
ajar {adj} (slightly turned or opened) :: på gløtt
a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step {proverb} (a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step) :: en vandring på tusen mil starter med ett enkelt skritt
Akan {prop} (Niger-Congo language) :: akan, akansk; [Nynorsk] akan, akansk
Akan {prop} (language group spoken in Ghana) :: akan
Akkadian {prop} (Semitic language) :: akkadisk
alabaster {n} (variety of gypsum) :: [Bokmål] alabast {m}; [Nynorsk] alabast {m}
Aland {prop} (archipelago) :: Åland
Al-Andalus {prop} (Islamic Spain) :: Al-Andalus
alarm {n} (notice of approaching danger) :: [Bokmål] alarm {m}; [Nynorsk] alarm {m}
alarm clock {n} (type of clock) :: [Bokmål] vekkerklokke {m} {f}, vekkeklokke {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] vekkarklokke {f}, vekkjarklokke {f}
alarming {adj} (causing alarm) :: [Bokmål] alarmerende
alas {interj} (exclamation of sorrow, etc.) :: akk
Alaska {prop} (US state) :: [Bokmål] Alaska; [Nynorsk] Alaska
Alban {prop} (male given name) :: Alban
Albania {prop} (country in south-eastern Europe) :: Albania
Albanian {adj} (of or pertaining to Albania) :: [Bokmål] albansk; [Nynorsk] albansk
Albanian {n} (person from Albania) :: [Bokmål] albaner {m}; [Nynorsk] alban {m}, albanar {m}
Albanian {prop} (language) :: [Bokmål] albansk {m}; [Nynorsk] albansk {m}
albatross {n} (seabird) :: [Bokmål] albatross {m}; [Nynorsk] albatross {m}
albeit {conj} (despite its being; although) :: selv om, om enn
Albert {prop} (male given name) :: Albert
Alberta {prop} (province) :: Alberta
Albin {prop} (male given name) :: Albin
albinism {n} (lack of melanin pigmentation) :: albinisme {m}
albino {adj} (congenitally lacking melanin) :: [Bokmål] albino
albino {n} (one congenitally lacking melanin) :: [Bokmål] albino
albinoism {n} (albinism) SEE: albinism ::
album {n} (book for photographs, stamps, or autographs) :: [Bokmål] album {n}; [Nynorsk] album {n}
album {n} (phonograph record (LP)) :: [Bokmål] album {n}; [Nynorsk] album {n}
album {n} (group of audio recordings on any media) :: [Bokmål] album {n}; [Nynorsk] album {n}
albumen {n} (white part of an egg) :: [Bokmål] eggehvite {m}, eggekvite {m}; [Nynorsk] eggekvite {f}
alchemist {n} (one who practices alchemy) :: alkymist {c}
alchemy {n} (ancient chemistry) :: [Bokmål] alkymi {m}; [Nynorsk] alkymi {m}
alcid {n} (seabird of the family Alcidae - an alcid) :: [Bokmål] alkefugl {m}; [Nynorsk] alkefugl {m}
alcohol {n} (organic chemistry sense) :: [Bokmål] alkohol {m}, sprit {m}; [Nynorsk] alkohol {m}, sprit {m}
alcohol {n} (intoxicating beverage) :: [Bokmål] alkohol {m}; [Nynorsk] alkohol {m}
alcohol abuse {n} (abuse caused by excessive drinking of alcohol) :: [Bokmål] alkoholmisbruk {m} {n}; [Nynorsk] alkoholmisbruk {m} {n}
alcohol-free {adj} (containing no alcohol) :: alkoholfri
alcoholic {n} (a person addicted to alcohol) :: [Bokmål] alkoholiker {m}; [Nynorsk] alkoholikar {m}
Alcoholics Anonymous {prop} (proper noun) :: Anonyme Alkoholikere
alcohol poisoning {n} (condition of having very high alcohol level in blood) :: [Bokmål] alkoholforgiftning {m} {f}
Aldebaran {prop} (star) :: Aldebaran
aldehyde {n} (organic compound of the general formula R·CHO) :: [Bokmål] aldehyd {n}; [Nynorsk] aldehyd {n}
alder {n} (any tree or shrub of the genus Alnus) :: or {c}, older {m} {f}, older {m} {f}
aldose {n} (any of a class of monosaccharides) :: aldose {m}
ale {n} (beer produced by warm fermentation) :: ale
Alejandro {prop} (cognates of Alejandro) SEE: Alexander ::
alert {adj} (attentive) :: oppmerksom, våken
alert {n} (an alarm) :: alarm {m}
alert {n} (a notification) :: advarsel {m}, varsel {n}
alert {v} (to give warning to) :: varsle
Aletta {prop} (female given name) :: Alette
Aleut {adj} (of the Aleutian Islands) :: [Bokmål] aleutisk; [Nynorsk] aleutisk
Aleut {n} (native of the Aleutian Islands) :: [Bokmål] aleut {m}; [Nynorsk] aleut {m}
Aleut {prop} (language of the Aleutian Islands) :: [Bokmål] aleutisk {m}; [Nynorsk] aleutisk {m}
Alexander {prop} (male given name) :: Alexander, Aleksander
Alexandra {prop} (female given name) :: Alexandra
Alexandria {prop} (city in Egypt) :: Alexandria
Alexandroupoli {prop} (city) :: [Nynorsk] Alexandroúpoli
Alfred {prop} (Male given name) :: Alfred
alga {n} (any of many aquatic photosynthetic organisms) :: [Bokmål] alge {m}; [Nynorsk] alge {m}
algae {n} (plural of alga) :: [Bokmål] alger {p}; [Nynorsk] algar {p}
algebra {n} (system for computation) :: algebra
algebraic {adj} (relating to algebra) :: [Bokmål] algebraisk; [Nynorsk] algebraisk
algebraically closed {adj} (containing all roots of single-variable polynomials in its elements) :: algebraiskt lukket
algebraic structure {n} (sets with operations) :: [Bokmål] algebraisk struktur {m}; [Nynorsk] algebraisk struktur {m}
Algeria {prop} (country) :: Algerie
Algerian {n} (person from Algeria) :: [Bokmål] algerier {m}; [Nynorsk] algeriar {m}
Algerian {adj} (of Algeria or its people) :: [Bokmål] algerisk; [Nynorsk] algerisk
algorithm {n} (well-defined procedure) :: algoritme {m}
alibi {n} (criminal legal defense) :: alibi
Alice {prop} (female given name) :: Alice
alien {n} (life form of non-Earth origin) :: [Bokmål] romvesen; [Nynorsk] romvesen
alien {adj} :: utenomjordisk {m}
alienate {v} (to convey or transfer) :: fremmedgjøre
alienate {v} (to estrange) :: fremmedgjøre
alienist {n} (psychiatrist) SEE: psychiatrist ::
alignment {n} (transport: precise route or course of a road etc.) :: [Bokmål] trasé {m}, trase {m}; [Nynorsk] trasé {m}, trase {m}
a little {adv} (to a small extent or degree) :: [Bokmål] litt
a little bird told me {phrase} (idiomatic) :: en liten fugl hvisket meg i øret, en liten fugl sa det
alive {adj} (having life) :: i live, levende
Al Jazeera {prop} (Arabic satellite TV news channel) :: Al-Jazeera
alkali {n} (class of caustic bases) :: [Bokmål] alkali {n}; [Nynorsk] alkali {n}
alkaline earth metal {n} (any element of group II of the periodic table) :: [Bokmål] jordalkalimetall {n}; [Nynorsk] jordalkalimetall {n}
alkalinity {n} (state of being alkaline) :: alkalitet, alkalinitet
alkane {n} (saturated hydrocarbon of formula CnH2n+2) :: [Bokmål] alkan {n}; [Nynorsk] alkan {n}
alkene {n} (unsaturated aliphatic hydrocarbon with one or more carbon–carbon double bonds) :: [Bokmål] alken {n}; [Nynorsk] alken {n}
alkyne {n} (hydrocarbon containing at least one carbon-carbon triple bond) :: alkyn
all {adv} :: helt
all {determiner} (every individual of the given class) :: alle; [Bokmål] samtlige
all {determiner} (throughout the whole of (a stated period of time)) :: hele
all {n} (everything possible) :: alt
all {pron} (everything) SEE: everything ::
Allah {prop} (God, in Islam) :: Allah {m}
all and sundry {pron} :: [Bokmål] alle og enhver, Gud og hvermann
allative case {n} (case used to indicate movement onto, or to the adjacency of something) :: allativ; [Nynorsk] allativ
all cats are gray at night {proverb} (all cats are grey in the dark) SEE: all cats are grey in the dark ::
all cats are grey in the dark {proverb} (proverb) :: i mørket er alle katter grå
all ears {adj} (listening intensely) :: [Bokmål] lutter øre
all ears {adj} (awaiting explanation) :: [Bokmål] lutter øre
alleged {adj} (asserted) :: [Bokmål] påstått, angivelig
alleged {adj} (supposed) :: [Bokmål] påstått, angivelig
allegedly {adv} (according to someone's allegation) :: angivelig, visstnok
allegiance {n} (loyalty to some cause, nation or ruler) :: [Bokmål] troskap {m}, truskap {m}; [Nynorsk] truskap {m}
allegorically {adv} (in an allegorical manner) :: allegorisk
allegory {n} (the representation of abstract principles) :: allegori {m}
allegory {n} (communication using such representation) :: allegori {m}
allegory {n} (symbolic representation) :: allegori {m}
allegretto {adv} (musical direction) :: allegretto
allergy {n} (disorder of the immune system) :: [Bokmål] allergi {m}; [Nynorsk] allergi {m}
alley {n} (narrow street) :: allé {m}, strede {n}
alleyway {n} (narrow street) :: [Bokmål] smug {n}, smau {n}; [Nynorsk] smug {n}
All Hallows' Day {prop} (All Saints' Day) SEE: All Saints' Day ::
alliance {n} (state of being allied) :: [Bokmål] forbund {n}; [Nynorsk] forbund {n}
allied {adj} (joined as allies) :: [Bokmål] alliert; [Nynorsk] alliert
alligator {n} (large amphibious reptile of genus Alligator) :: [Bokmål] alligator {m}; [Nynorsk] alligator {m}
all in all {adv} (generally) :: alt i alt
allocation {n} (The process or procedure for allocating things, especially money or other resources.) :: [Bokmål] bevilgning {m} {f} [money]
all of a sudden {adv} (colloquial: suddenly, see also: suddenly) :: plutselig
all of the sudden {adv} (all of a sudden) SEE: all of a sudden ::
allow {v} (to grant, give, admit, accord, afford, or yield; to let one have) :: tillate
allowance {n} (a child's allowance; pocket money) SEE: pocket money ::
alloy {n} (metal combined of more elements) :: [Bokmål] legering {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] legering {f}
all-powerful {adj} (Omnipotent) :: [Bokmål] allmektig; [Nynorsk] allmektig
all right {adj} (good) :: ålreit
all right {adj} :: ålreit, ok
all right {interj} :: ålreit, ok
all rights reserved {phrase} (copyright notice formula) :: alle rettigheter er forbeholdt
all roads lead to Rome {proverb} (different paths can take to the same goal) :: alle veier fører til Rom
All Saints Day {prop} (All Saints Day) SEE: All Saints' Day ::
All Saints' Day {prop} (feast day) :: [Bokmål] allehelgensdag {m}; [Nynorsk] allehelgensdag {m}
allspice {n} (spice) :: [Bokmål] allehånde {m}; [Nynorsk] allehande {m}
all's well that ends well {proverb} (A happy ending makes up for everything that has gone before...) :: når enden er god er allting godt
all that glitters is not gold {proverb} (things that appear valuable or worthwhile might not actually be so) :: [Bokmål] det er ikke gull alt som glimrer; [Nynorsk] det er ikkje gull alt som glimrar
all the same {adv} (anyway; nevertheless; nonetheless) :: likevel, tross alt
all the time {adv} (always) :: [Bokmål] hele tiden, alltid; [Nynorsk] heile tida, alltid
all the time {adv} (frequently) :: stadig vekk
all things come to those who wait {proverb} (good things come to those who wait) SEE: good things come to those who wait ::
all thumbs {adj} (clumsy (idiom)) :: ha ti tommeltotter (have 10 thumbs)
all too {adv} (way too) SEE: way too ::
allure {n} (the power to attract, entice; the quality causing attraction) :: drag {n}
allusion {n} (indirect reference, hint) :: allusjon {m}, hentydning {c}
Alma {prop} (female given name) :: Alma
almighty {adj} (unlimited in might) :: [Bokmål] allmektig; [Nynorsk] allmektig
almond {n} (nut) :: [Bokmål] mandel {m}; [Nynorsk] mandel {m}
almond {n} (tree) :: [Bokmål] mandeltre {n}; [Nynorsk] mandeltre {n}, mandel {m}
almond {n} (colour) :: [Bokmål] mandelfarge {m}; [Nynorsk] mandelfarge {m} {f}
almond {adj} (resembling the colour of an almond nut) :: mandelfarget
almond paste {n} (paste made from ground almonds and sugar in equal quantities) :: mandelmasse {m}
almond tree {n} (Prunus dulcis) :: [Bokmål] mandeltre {n}; [Nynorsk] mandeltre {n}, mandel {m}
almost {adv} (very close to) :: [Bokmål] nesten, bortimot; [Nynorsk] nesten, bortimot
almost doesn't count {proverb} (near success (or correctness) is not deemed success (or correctness)) SEE: close, but no cigar ::
alms {n} (something given to the poor as charity) :: [Bokmål] almisse {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] almisse {f}
aloha {interj} (hello) SEE: hello ::
aloha {interj} (goodbye) SEE: goodbye ::
alone {adv} (by oneself) :: alene
alone {adv} (without outside help) :: alene
alone {adv} (only) :: bare, kun, alene
alone {adv} :: alene
alongside {prep} (together with or at the same time) :: [Bokmål] langsmed; [Nynorsk] langsmed
a lot {n} (a large amount) :: [Bokmål] massevis; [Nynorsk] massevis
a lot {adv} (very much) :: mange
a lot {adv} (often) :: ofte
alpaca {n} (camelid animal of the Andes) :: [Bokmål] alpakka {m}; [Nynorsk] alpakka {m}
alpenglow {n} (a reddish glow seen near sunset or sunrise on the summits of mountains) :: [Bokmål] alpeglød {m}; [Nynorsk] alpeglød {m}
alphabet {n} (an ordered set of letters used in a language) :: abc, alfabet {n}; [Bokmål] alfabet {n}; [Nynorsk] alfabet {n}
alphabetic {adj} (alphabetical) SEE: alphabetical ::
alphabetical {adj} (in the sequence of the letters of the alphabet) :: [Bokmål] alfabetisk; [Nynorsk] alfabetisk
alphabetically {adv} (arranged in the sequence of the alphabet) :: [Bokmål] alfabetisk; [Nynorsk] alfabetisk
alphabetisation {n} (act of arranging in alphabetical order) :: alfabetisering
Alpha Centauri {prop} (brightest star in the southern constellation of Centaurus) :: Alfa Centauri
alpha female {n} (dominant female animal) :: [Bokmål] alphahunn {f}; [Nynorsk] alfaho {f}
alpha male {n} (dominant male animal) :: [Bokmål] alfahann {m}; [Nynorsk] alfahann {m}
alphanumeric {adj} (consisting of letters and numbers) :: [Bokmål] alfanumerisk; [Nynorsk] alfanumerisk
alphanumerical {adj} (alphanumeric) SEE: alphanumeric ::
alpine {adj} (of or relating to slalom or downhill skiing) :: alpint {m}
alpine chough {n} (alpine chough) :: alpekaie
alpinist {n} (mountain climber) SEE: mountaineer ::
Alps {prop} (a mountain range in Western Europe) :: [Bokmål] Alpene; [Nynorsk] Alpane
al-Qaeda {prop} (The global network of militant Islamic extremists.) :: al-Qaida
al-Quds {prop} (Jerusalem) SEE: Jerusalem ::
already {adv} (prior to some time) :: allerede
Alsace {prop} (region on the west bank of the upper Rhine) :: [Bokmål] Alsace {n}; [Nynorsk] Alsace {n}
also {adv} (in addition; besides; as well; further; too) :: [Bokmål] også, òg, dessuten; [Nynorsk] òg, dessutan, også
Altair {prop} (star) :: Altair
altar {n} (flat-topped structure used for religious rites) :: [Bokmål] alter {n}; [Nynorsk] altar {n}, alter {n}
alteration {n} (the act of altering or making different) :: [Bokmål] endring {m} {f}, forandring {m} {f}
alteration {n} (the state of being altered) :: [Bokmål] forandring {m} {f}, omslag {n}
altercation {n} (dispute) :: [Bokmål] ordveksling {m} {f}, disputt {m}, krangel {m}
alter ego {n} (alternate personality or persona) :: alter ego {n}
alternate {adj} (other; alternative) :: [Bokmål] alternativ
alternating current {n} (electric current that reverses direction periodically) :: [Bokmål] vekselstrøm {m}; [Nynorsk] vekselstraum {m}
alternative {adj} (Relating to a choice) :: alternativ
alternative {adj} (other) :: alternativ
alternative {n} (a situation which allows a choice between two or more possibilities) :: alternativ {n}, alternativ {n-p}
alternative {n} (one of several things which can be chosen) :: alternativ {n}, alternativ {n-p}
although {conj} (in spite of the fact that) :: [Bokmål] selv om; [Nynorsk] sjølv om
altimeter {n} (an apparatus for measuring altitude) :: [Bokmål] høydemåler {m}; [Nynorsk] høgdemålar {m}
altogether {adv} (without exception; wholly; completely) :: [Bokmål] uten unntak; [Nynorsk] utan unntak
altogether {adv} (on the whole; everything considered) :: [Bokmål] alt i alt, i det store og det hele; [Nynorsk] alt i alt, i det store og det heile
altophobia {n} (acrophobia) SEE: acrophobia ::
altruism {n} (policy that benefits others' interests) :: altruisme {m}
altruist {n} (person imbued with altruism) :: altruist {m}
altruistic {adj} (regardful of others; beneficent; unselfish) :: altruistisk
aluminium {n} (silvery metal) :: [Bokmål] aluminium {m} {n}; [Nynorsk] aluminium {m} {n}
aluminium foil {n} (thin sheets of aluminium) :: aluminiumsfolie {m}, sølvpapir {n}
aluminium paper {n} (aluminium foil) SEE: aluminium foil ::
aluminum {n} (aluminium) SEE: aluminium ::
always {adv} (at all times) :: alltid, bestandig
always {adv} (constantly during a certain period, or regularly at stated intervals) :: hele tiden, konstant, alltid
Alzheimer's disease {n} (mental disorder from brain tissue changes) :: [Bokmål] Alzheimers sykdom {m}; [Nynorsk] Alzheimers sjukdom {m}
amalgamation {n} (The process of amalgamating) :: [Bokmål] sammenslåing {m} {f}
Amanda {prop} (female given name) :: Amanda
amanita {n} (mushroom of the genus Amanita) :: fluesopp {c}
amanuensis {n} :: amanuensis
amateur {n} (person attached to a pursuit without pursuing it professionally) :: [Bokmål] amatør {m}; [Nynorsk] amatør {m}
amateur radio {n} (hobby) :: [Bokmål] amatørradio {m}; [Nynorsk] amatørradio {m}
amazing {adj} (very good) SEE: good ::
amazing {adj} (causing wonder and amazement) :: forbløffende
Amazon {prop} (river) :: [Bokmål] Amazonas {f}; [Nynorsk] Amazonaselva {f}
amœba {n} (amoeba) SEE: amoeba ::
ambassador {n} (minister) :: [Bokmål] ambassadør {m}; [Nynorsk] ambassadør {m}
ambassador {n} (representative) :: [Bokmål] ambassadør {m}
amber {n} (fossil resin) :: rav {n}
amber {n} (colour) :: ravgult {n}
amber {n} (traffic light colour) :: gult {n}
amber {adj} (of a brownish yellow colour) :: ravgul
amber {n} (ambergris) SEE: ambergris ::
ambergris {n} (waxy substance produced by sperm whales) :: ambra
ambiance {n} (particular mood or atmosphere of an environment) :: stemning {c}
ambigram {n} (design that reads as the same word or phrase in two different orientations) :: ambigram
ambiguity {n} (something liable to more than one interpretation) :: [Bokmål] tvetydighet {m} {f}
ambiguous {adj} (open to multiple interpretations) :: flertydig, tvetydig
ambiguous {adj} (vague and unclear) :: vag, uklar
amble {v} (to stroll or walk slowly and leisurely) :: [Bokmål] spasere
ambrosia {n} (food of gods or delicious foods) :: [Bokmål] ambrosia {m}; [Nynorsk] ambrosia {m}
ambulance {n} (emergency vehicle) :: [Bokmål] ambulanse {m}, sykebil {m}, sjukebil {m}; [Nynorsk] ambulanse {m}, sjukebil {m}
Amelia {prop} (female given name) :: Amalie
amen {adv} (so be it) :: amen
amenity {n} (convenience) SEE: convenience ::
amenorrhoea {n} (lack of a menstrual period) :: amenoré
amerce {v} (to make an exaction) SEE: punish ::
amerce {v} (to impose a fine on) SEE: fine ::
America {prop} (United States of America) SEE: United States of America ::
American {n} (inhabitant of the Americas) :: [Bokmål] amerikaner {m}, amerikanerinne {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] amerikanar {m}, amerikanarinne {f}
American {n} (person born in or citizen of the USA) :: [Bokmål] amerikaner {m}, amerikanerinne {m} {f}, USA-amerikaner {m}, USA-amerikanerinne {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] amerikanar {m}, amerikanarinne {f}, USA-amerikanar {m}, USA-amerikanarinne {f}
American {prop} (American English) :: [Bokmål] amerikansk {m}, amerikansk-engelsk {m}; [Nynorsk] amerikansk {m}, amerikansk-engelsk {m}
American {adj} (of or pertaining to the Americas) :: [Bokmål] amerikansk; [Nynorsk] amerikansk
American {adj} (of or pertaining to the U.S. or its culture) :: [Bokmål] amerikansk; [Nynorsk] amerikansk
American bison {n} (mammal) :: amerikansk bison
American brook char {n} (Salvelinus fontinalis) SEE: brook trout ::
American English {prop} (English of the United States) :: amerikansk-engelsk
American football {n} (American football) :: [Bokmål] amerikansk fotball {m}; [Nynorsk] amerikansk fotball {m}
American Indian {n} (a member of some indigenous peoples of the Americas) SEE: Indian ::
American Samoa {prop} (US overseas territory in Oceania) :: Amerikansk Samoa
americium {n} (chemical element with atomic number 95) :: americium
Amerindian {n} (an American Indian) SEE: Indian ::
Amharic {prop} (language) :: amharisk
amide {n} (organic chemistry: derivative of an oxoacid) :: [Bokmål] amid {n}; [Nynorsk] amid {n}
amide {n} (ionic derivative of ammonia) :: [Bokmål] amid {n}; [Nynorsk] amid {n}
amigo {n} (friend) SEE: friend ::
amino acid {n} (any organic compound containing amino and carboxylic acid) :: [Bokmål] aminosyre {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] aminosyre {f}
amino acid {n} (any of the twenty α-amino acids) :: [Bokmål] aminosyre {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] aminosyre {f}
A minor {n} (minor key) :: [Bokmål] a-moll {m}; [Nynorsk] a-moll {m}
amiss {adj} (wrong) SEE: wrong ::
a miss is as good as a mile {proverb} (failure remains a failure) SEE: close, but no cigar ::
a mite {adv} (a little) SEE: a little ::
ammeter {n} (device that measures an electric current) :: [Bokmål] amperemeter {n}; [Nynorsk] amperemeter {n}
ammonia {n} (the compound NH3) :: [Bokmål] ammoniakk {m}; [Nynorsk] ammoniakk {m}
ammunition {n} (articles used in charging firearms) :: ammunisjon {m}
amnesia {n} (loss of memory) :: hukommelsestap {n}; [Bokmål] amnesi {m}; [Nynorsk] amnesi {m}
amniotic fluid {n} (fluid that surrounds a developing embryo or fetus) :: [Bokmål] fostervann {n}
amoeba {n} (member of a genus of unicellular protozoa) :: amøbe
amok {adv} (in a frenzy of violence, or on a killing spree; berserk) :: [Bokmål] amok; [Nynorsk] amok
among {prep} (mingling or intermixing) :: blant, mellom
among other things {adv} (inter alia) SEE: inter alia ::
amorphous {adj} (lacking a definite form or clear shape) :: [Bokmål] amorf; [Nynorsk] amorf
amorphous {adj} (physics: in the non-crystalline state of solid) :: [Bokmål] amorf; [Nynorsk] amorf
amortize {v} (decrease (debt) in installments) :: amortisere
Amos {prop} (figure mentioned in the Old Testament) :: Amos {m}
Amos {prop} (book of the Old Testament) :: Amos
amount {n} (number of elements in a set) SEE: number ::
amount {n} (total or sum of items) :: [Bokmål] mengde {m}
amperage {n} (electric current) SEE: current ::
ampersand {n} (the symbol &) :: ampersand; kringle
ampersat {n} (at sign) SEE: at sign ::
amphibian {n} (vertebrate) :: [Bokmål] amfibium {n}; [Nynorsk] amfibium {n}
amphitheater {n} (classical amphitheatre) :: [Bokmål] amfiteater {n}; [Nynorsk] amfiteater {n}
amphitheatre {n} (an open, outdoor theatre) :: [Bokmål] amfiteater {n}; [Nynorsk] amfiteater {n}
ample {adj} (fully sufficient; abundant) :: [Bokmål] rikelig
ample {adj} (not contracted or brief; not concise) :: fyldig
amplitude {n} (magnitude) :: amplitude {m}
amplitude {n} (maths: maximum absolute value) :: [Bokmål] amplitude {m}; [Nynorsk] amplitude {m}
amplitude {n} (physics: maximum absolute value) :: [Bokmål] amplitude {m}; [Nynorsk] amplitude {m}
ampoule {n} (small glass vial hermetically sealed) :: [Bokmål] ampulle {m}; [Nynorsk] ampulle {m}
Amsterdam {prop} (capital of the Netherlands) :: Amsterdam
amulet {n} (protective charm) :: [Bokmål] amulett {m}; [Nynorsk] amulett {m}
Amur {prop} (the river between the Far East Russia and China) :: Amur
amusement park {n} (commercially-operated collection of rides, games and other entertainment attractions) :: [Bokmål] fornøyelsespark {m}; [Nynorsk] fornøyelsespark {m}
amusia {n} (the inability to comprehend or respond to music) :: [Bokmål] amusi {m}; [Nynorsk] amusi {m}
amylase {n} (enzyme, present in saliva, that breaks down carbohydrates such as starch) :: amylase
amylum {n} (amylum) SEE: starch ::
amyotrophic lateral sclerosis {n} (disease) :: [Bokmål] amyotrofisk lateralsklerose {m}
an {article} (indefinite article) :: [Bokmål] en {m}, ei {f}, et {n}; [Nynorsk] ein {m}, ei {f}, eit {n}
anabolism {n} (the constructive metabolism of the body) :: anabolisme
anachronism {n} (person or thing which seems to belong to a different time) :: [Bokmål] anakronisme {m}; [Nynorsk] anakronisme {m}
anaesthesia {n} (loss of bodily sensation) :: [Bokmål] bedøvelse {m}
anaesthetic {n} (anaesthetic) :: [Bokmål] bedøvelse {m}, bedøvelsesmiddel {n}
anagram {n} (word or phrase created by rearranging letters from another word or phrase) :: anagram
analgesic {adj} (of or relating to analgesia) :: [Bokmål] smertestillende; [Nynorsk] e: smertestillande
analog {adj} (represented by a continuously variable physical quantity) :: analog
analogue {n} (analog) SEE: analog ::
analphabet {n} (illiterate) :: [Bokmål] analfabet {m}; [Nynorsk] analfabet {m}
analphabetism {n} (analphabetism) :: [Bokmål] analfabetisme {m}; [Nynorsk] analfabetisme {m}
analysis {n} (decomposition into components in order to study) :: analyse
analysis {n} (in mathematics) :: analyse
analysis {n} (chemistry: process of breaking down a substance or the result of this process) :: analyse
analyst {n} (person who analyses) :: [Bokmål] analytiker {m}; [Nynorsk] analytikar {m}
anamnesis {n} (recollection) :: anamnese
ananas {n} (pineapple) SEE: pineapple ::
anapest {n} (metrical foot) :: [Bokmål] anapest {m}; [Nynorsk] anapest {m}
anarchism {n} (belief that proposes the absence and abolition of government in all forms) :: anarkisme
anarchist {n} (believer in anarchism) :: anarkist {m}
anarcho-capitalism {n} (philosophy that advocates the elimination of the state and a self-regulating free market) :: anarkokapitalisme
anarchy {n} (absence of any form of political authority or government) :: anarki {n}
anarchy {n} (political disorder and confusion) :: anarki {n}, vanstyre {n}
anathematize {v} (to cause to be, or to declare as, an anathema) :: [Bokmål] bannlyse; [Nynorsk] bannlyse, bannlysa
anatomic {adj} (anatomical) SEE: anatomical ::
anatomical {adj} (Of or relating to anatomy or dissection) :: [Bokmål] anatomisk; [Nynorsk] anatomisk
anatomist {n} (one involved in the science of anatomical structures) :: [Bokmål] anatom {m}; [Nynorsk] anatom {m}
anatomy {n} (art of studying the different parts of any organized body) :: [Bokmål] anatomi {m}; [Nynorsk] anatomi {m}
ancestor {n} (one from whom a person is descended) :: [Bokmål] forfader {m}; [Nynorsk] forfar {m}, [old] forfader {m}
ancestor {n} (an earlier type) :: [Bokmål] forfader {m}; [Nynorsk] forfar {m}, [old] forfader {m}
anchor {n} (tool to moor a vessel into sea bottom) :: anker {n}
anchorage {n} (place for anchoring) :: [Bokmål] ankerplass {m}, ankringsplass {m}; [Nynorsk] ankerplass {m}, ankringsplass {m}
anchovy {n} (small saltwater fish) :: ansjos {m}
ancient {adj} (having lasted from a remote period) :: [Bokmål] eldgammel, antikk
ancient {adj} (existent or occurring in time long past) :: [Bokmål] eldgammel
ancient {adj} (history: relating to antiquity) :: [Bokmål] eldgammel
Ancient Greece {prop} (ancient civilization of the Mediterranean) :: [Bokmål] Antikkens Hellas
Ancient Greek {prop} (the Greek language of classical antiquity) :: [Bokmål] gammelgresk {m}
ancient monument {n} (ancient building, structure or site) :: [Bokmål] fornminne {n}; [Nynorsk] fornminne {n}
and {conj} (used to connect two similar words, phrases, et cetera) :: [Bokmål] og; [Nynorsk] og
and {conj} (used at the end of a list to indicate the last item) :: [Bokmål] og; [Nynorsk] og
and {conj} (used to string together sentences or sentence fragments in chronological order) :: [Bokmål] og; [Nynorsk] og
and {conj} (used to show causation) :: [Bokmål] og, ; [Nynorsk] og,
Anderson {prop} (surname meaning "son of Andrew") :: Andersen
Andes {prop} (mountain range in South America) :: [Bokmål] Andes, Andesfjellene {n-p}; [Nynorsk] Andes, Andesfjella {n-p}
andiron {n} (a utensil for supporting wood while burning) :: peisbukk {m}
and/or {conj} (inclusive "or") :: [Bokmål] og/eller; [Nynorsk] og/eller
Andorra {prop} (country) :: Andorra
Andorran {n} (person from Andorra) :: [Bokmål] andorraner {m}; [Nynorsk] andorranar {m}
Andorran {adj} (pertaining to Andorra) :: [Bokmål] andorransk; [Nynorsk] andorransk
Andrew {prop} (the Apostle) :: Andreas
Andrew {prop} (male given name) :: Andreas, Anders
androgynous {adj} (having sex organs of both genders) SEE: hermaphroditic ::
android {adj} (possessing human qualities) :: [Bokmål] androide {m}
Andromeda {prop} (mythical daughter of Cepheus) :: Andromeda
Andromeda {prop} (constellation) :: Andromeda
Andromeda {prop} (spiral galaxy) :: Andromeda
and so forth {phrase} (indicating a list continues similarly) :: [Bokmål] og så videre, osv.; [Nynorsk] og så bortetter, osb., og så vidare, osv.
and so on {phrase} (indicating a list continues) SEE: and so forth ::
-ane {suffix} (alkanes) :: -an
anecdote {n} (short account of an incident) :: [Bokmål] anekdote {m}; [Nynorsk] anekdote {m}
anemometer {n} (an instrument for measuring and recording the speed of the wind) :: anemometer {n}, skålanemometer {n}
anesthetize {v} (administer anesthesia) :: [Bokmål] anestesere, bedøve; [Nynorsk] anestesere, anestesera, bedøve
anew {adv} (again) :: [Bokmål] på nytt; [Nynorsk] på ny, på nytt
angel {n} (messenger from a deity) :: [Bokmål] engel {m}; [Nynorsk] engel {m}
angel {n} (in Christian angelology, the lowest order of angels) :: [Bokmål] engel {m}; [Nynorsk] engel {m}
angel {n} (selfless person) :: [Bokmål] engel {m}; [Nynorsk] engel {m}
angelica {n} (plants of genus Angelica) :: kvann {f}
anger {n} (A strong feeling of displeasure, hostility or antagonism towards someone or something) :: sinne {n}
angiosperm {n} (member of plant group) :: [Bokmål] blomsterplante {m} {f}, angiosperm {m}
angiospermous {adj} (having seeds enclosed in pericarp) SEE: angiosperm ::
Angkor Wat {prop} (Cambodian temple complex) :: Angkor Vat
angle {n} (geometrical figure) :: [Bokmål] vinkel
angle grinder {n} (power tool) :: [Bokmål] vinkelsliper {m}; [Nynorsk] vinkelslipar
angle of view {n} (angular extent of a given scene) :: [Bokmål] synsvinkel {m}; [Nynorsk] synsvinkel {m}
angler {n} (angler fish) :: breiflabb {m}
Anglican {adj} (pertaining to the Church of England and related churches) :: [Bokmål] anglikansk; [Nynorsk] anglikansk
Anglican {n} (member of an Anglican church) :: [Bokmål] anglikaner {m}; [Nynorsk] anglikanar {m}
Anglican Communion {prop} (worldwide network of churches) :: [Bokmål] anglikanske kirkefellesskap {n}, anglikanske kommunion {f}; [Nynorsk] anglikanske kommunionen
Anglicanism {n} (beliefs and practices of the Anglican Church) :: anglikanisme {m}
anglicism {n} (word or other feature borrowed from English to another language) :: [Bokmål] anglisisme {m}; [Nynorsk] anglisisme {m}
Anglo-Saxon {prop} (Old English) SEE: Old English ::
Anglo-Saxon {adj} (related to the Anglo-Saxon peoples or language) :: [Bokmål] angelsaksisk; [Nynorsk] angelsaksisk
ang moh {n} (white person) SEE: white ::
Angola {prop} (country in Southern Africa) :: Angola
Angolan {adj} (of, from or pertaining to Angola or its people) :: [Bokmål] angolansk; [Nynorsk] angolansk
Angolan {n} (person from Angola or of Angolan descent) :: [Bokmål] angolaner {m}; [Nynorsk] angolan {m}, angolanar {m}
angry {adj} (displaying anger) :: sint; [Bokmål] rasende
angst {n} (feeling of acute anxiety or apprehension) :: [Bokmål] angst {m}; [Nynorsk] angst {m}, angest {m}
angular {adj} (relating to or forming an angle; sharp-cornered) :: [Bokmål] kantete, kantet; [Nynorsk] kantete
anhydrous {adj} (having no water) :: [Bokmål] vannfri
animal {n} (organism) :: dyr
animal {n} (person who behaves wildly) :: dyr {n}
animal {adj} (of animals) :: animalisk, dyrisk
animal fat {n} (fat rendered from an animal) :: [Bokmål] dyrefett {n}
animal feed {n} (material prepared as feed for domestic or farm animals) :: [Bokmål] dyrefor {n}, dyrefôr {n}; [Nynorsk] dyrefor {n}, dyrefôr {n}
animal husbandry {n} (management and care of farm animals) :: [Bokmål] husdyrhold {n}; [Nynorsk] husdyrhald {n}
animality {n} (animal kingdom) SEE: animal kingdom ::
animal kingdom {n} (Regnum Animalia) :: [Bokmål] dyreriket {n} [definite form]; [Nynorsk] dyreriket {n} [definite form]
animal magnetism {n} (magnetic fluid or ethereal medium said to reside in the bodies of animate beings) :: mesmerisme
animal testing {n} (use of non-human animals in scientific experimentation) :: [Bokmål] dyreforsøk {n}
animate {adj} (that which lives) :: [Bokmål] levende; [Nynorsk] levande
animation {n} (causing images to appear to move) :: [Bokmål] animasjon {m}; [Nynorsk] animasjon {m}
anime {n} (an animated work originated in Japan) :: anime
anise {n} (plant) :: [Bokmål] anis {m}; [Nynorsk] anis {m}
aniseed {n} (the seed-like fruit of the anise) :: [Bokmål] anis {m}; [Nynorsk] anis {m}
anisomorphism {n} (differences between two languages) :: anisomorfisme
Ankara {prop} (capital of Turkey) :: Ankara
ankle {n} (joint between foot and leg) :: [Bokmål] ankel {m}; [Nynorsk] ankel {m}, okle {f} {n}
Ann {prop} (female given name) :: Anna
Anna {prop} (given name) SEE: Ann ::
Anna {prop} (biblical prophetess) :: Anna
Anne {prop} (given name) SEE: Ann ::
annex {n} (addition, an extension) :: anneks
annex {v} (to add something to another, to incorporate into) :: annektere
annex {n} (addition of territory) SEE: annexation ::
annexation {n} (addition or incorporation of something) :: [Bokmål] anneksjon {m}, annektering {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] anneksjon {m}, annektering {f}
annihilate {v} (to reduce to nothing, to destroy, to eradicate) :: tilintetgjøre
anniversary {n} (day an exact number of years since an event) :: årsdag {m}, jubileum {n}
anniversary {n} (wedding anniversary) :: bryllupsdag {m}
announcement {n} :: [Bokmål] kunngjøring {m} {f}, kunngjørelse {m}; [Nynorsk] kunngjering {f}
annoyance {n} (that which annoys) :: [Bokmål] irritasjon {m}; [Nynorsk] irritasjon {m}
annoyed {adj} (troubled, irritated by something unwanted or unliked; vexed) :: irritert, forarget, forbannet, ergerlig
annoying {v} (causing irritation or annoyance; troublesome; vexatious) :: irriterende, plagsom, brysom, enerverende; [Bokmål] sjenerende
annual {adj} (happening once a year) :: [Bokmål] årlig; [Nynorsk] årleg
annual {adj} (of a plant) :: [Bokmål] ettårig; [Nynorsk] eittårig
annual {n} (annual publication) :: [Bokmål] årbok {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] årbok {f}
annually {adv} (once every year) :: [Bokmål] årlig
annual report {n} (company report of activities for the preceding year) :: [Bokmål] årsrapport {m}; [Nynorsk] årsrapport {m}
annul {v} (formally revoke the validity of) :: annullere, oppheve; [Bokmål] tilbakekalle
annunciate {v} (announce) :: annonsere, forkynne
anoda {determiner} (another) SEE: another ::
anomalistic {adj} (irregular) SEE: irregular ::
anonymity {n} (the quality or state of being anonymous) :: [Bokmål] anonymitet {m}; [Nynorsk] anonymitet {m}
anorak {n} (heavy weatherproof jacket) :: [Bokmål] anorakk {m}; [Nynorsk] anorakk {m}
anorexia {n} (anorexia nervosa) SEE: anorexia nervosa ::
anorexia nervosa {n} (disorder) :: anoreksi
another {determiner} (one more, in addition to a former number) :: enda
anoxic {adj} (suffering from a reduced supply of oxygen) :: [Bokmål] anoksisk; [Nynorsk] anoksisk
anoxic {adj} (lacking oxygen) :: [Bokmål] anoksisk; [Nynorsk] anoksisk
Anschluss {n} (the annexation of Austria into Germany in 1938 or an analogy) :: [Bokmål] anschluss
answer {n} (response) :: svar {n}
answer {n} (solution) :: svar {n}, løsning {m}
answer {n} (reply to e-mail) :: svar {n}
answer {v} (to make a reply or response to) :: svare
answer {v} (to suit a need or purpose satisfactorily) :: oppfylle, tilfredsstille
answer for {v} (to be held responsible for) :: svare for
ant {n} (insect) :: maur
antagonist {n} (chemical) :: Kjemisk
Antarctic {adj} (pertaining to Antarctica) :: [Bokmål] antarktisk; [Nynorsk] antarktisk
Antarctic {prop} (Major ecozone) :: Antarktis
Antarctica {prop} (southernmost continent) :: [Bokmål] Antarktika; [Nynorsk] Antarktika
Antarctic Peninsula {prop} (the northernmost part of the mainland of Antarctica) :: [Bokmål] Antarktishalvøya {f}; [Nynorsk] Den antarktiske halvøya {f}
Antares {prop} (star) :: Antares
anteater {n} (mammal) :: [Bokmål] maursluker {m}; [Nynorsk] maurslukar {m}
antebrachium {n} (forearm) SEE: forearm ::
antelope {n} (mammal of the family Bovidae) :: [Bokmål] antilope {m}; [Nynorsk] antilope {f}
antelope {n} (pronghorn) SEE: pronghorn ::
antenna {n} (device to receive or transmit radio signals) SEE: aerial ::
anthem {n} (national anthem) :: nasjonalsang {m}
anthem {n} (hymn of praise or loyalty) :: hymne {m}
anthology {n} (collection of literary works) :: [Bokmål] antologi {m}
Anthony {prop} (given name) :: Anton
anthracite {n} (type of coal) :: [Bokmål] antrasitt {m}; [Nynorsk] antrasitt {m}
anthrax {n} (disease) :: miltbrann
anthropologic {adj} (anthropological) SEE: anthropological ::
anthropological {adj} (relating to anthropology) :: [Bokmål] antropologisk; [Nynorsk] antropologisk
anthropologist {n} (one who is versed in anthropology) :: [Bokmål] antropolog {m}; [Nynorsk] antropolog {m}
anthropology {n} (the study of humanity) :: antropologi
anthropomorphism {n} (the attribution or ascription of human characteristics to animals, inanimate objects, forces of nature, etc) :: antropomorfisme
anthroposophic {adj} (of or pertaining to anthroposophy) :: [Bokmål] antroposofisk; [Nynorsk] antroposofisk
anthroposophy {n} (a spiritual philosophy) :: [Bokmål] antroposofi {m}; [Nynorsk] antroposofi {m}
anti- {prefix} :: anti-
anti-aging {adj} (related to the lessening or halting of the aging process) :: anti-aldring
antibiotic {n} (substance that destroys or inhibits bacteria) :: antibiotikum {n}
antibiotic {adj} (of or relating to antibiotics) :: antibiotisk
antibody {n} (protein that binds to a specific antigen) :: [Bokmål] antistoff {n}; [Nynorsk] antistoff {n}
antibrachium {n} (antibrachium) SEE: forearm ::
antichrist {n} (Someone that works against the teachings of Christ) :: antikrist {m}
Antichrist {prop} (one under the direct control of the Devil) :: Antikrist {m}
anticlimax {n} (break in the final climax) :: [Bokmål] antiklimaks {n} {m}; [Nynorsk] antiklimaks {n} {m}
anticline {n} (anticlinal fold) :: antiklinal; [Nynorsk] antiklinal
anticlockwise {adv} (in the opposite direction to the hands of an analogue clock) :: [Bokmål] mot klokken
anticlockwise {adv} :: mot klokka
anticlockwisely {adv} (anticlockwise) SEE: anticlockwise ::
anticyclone {n} (system of winds) :: [Bokmål] høytrykk {n}
antiderivative {n} (function whose derivative is a given function) :: antiderivert {m}
antidotary {n} (antidote) SEE: antidote ::
antidote {n} (remedy to counteract a poison) :: [Bokmål] motgift {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] motgift {f}
antifeminism {n} (any belief antagonistic to feminism) :: antifeminisme
antifreeze {n} (a substance used to lower the freezing point of water) :: [Bokmål] frostvæske {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] frostvæske {f}
Antigua and Barbuda {prop} (country) :: Antigua og Barbuda
Antiguan {n} (person) :: [Bokmål] antiguaner {m}; [Nynorsk] antiguan {m}, antiguanar {m}
Antiguan {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Antigua, or the Antiguan people) :: [Bokmål] antiguansk; [Nynorsk] antiguansk
antihero {n} (protagonist who proceeds in an unheroic manner) :: antihelt {m}
anti-Jewish {adj} (opposed to Jews) :: [Bokmål] jødefiendtlig; [Nynorsk] jødefiendsleg, jødefiendtleg
antimony {n} (chemical element) :: antimon
antinatural {adj} (unnatural) SEE: unnatural ::
anting {n} (bird behaviour) :: [Nynorsk] maurbad
antiparticle {n} (a subatomic particle) :: [Bokmål] antipartikkel {m}; [Nynorsk] antipartikkel {m}
antipode {n} (something directly opposite) :: diametral motsats {c}, diametral motsetning {c}, rak motsats {c}, rak motsetning {c}
antipole {n} (opposite pole) :: [Bokmål] motpol {m}; [Nynorsk] motpol {m}
antipole {n} (position directly opposite) :: [Bokmål] motpol {m}; [Nynorsk] motpol {m}, motpol {m}
antiquarian {adj} (pertaining to antiquaries; second-hand) :: [Bokmål] antikvarisk; [Nynorsk] antikvarisk
antique {adj} (old; out of date) :: antikvarisk
antique {n} (old piece) :: [Bokmål] antikvitet {m}; [Nynorsk] antikvitet {m}
antiseptic {adj} (capable of preventing microbial infection) :: [Bokmål] antiseptisk; [Nynorsk] antiseptisk
antisocial {adj} (unwilling or unable to associate normally with other people) :: asosial
antler {n} (bony structure on the head of deer, moose and elk) :: horn {n}; [Bokmål] gevir {n} (pair of antlers); [Nynorsk] gevir {n} (pair)
Antonia {prop} (female given name) :: Antonie
Antonio {prop} (male given name) SEE: Anthony ::
Antony {prop} (male given name) SEE: Anthony ::
antonym {n} (word which has the opposite meaning) :: antonym
antonymy {n} (semantic relation between antonyms) :: antonymi
Antwerp {prop} (province) :: Antwerpen
Antwerp {prop} (city) :: Antwerpen
Antwerpian {n} (someone from Antwerp) :: [Bokmål] antwerpianer {m}
anus {n} (lower opening of the digestive tract) :: anus, endetarmsåpning
anvil {n} (block used in blacksmithing) :: ambolt {m}, ste {n}
anvil {n} (bone in inner ear) :: ambolt {m}
anxietude {n} (anxiety) SEE: anxiety ::
anxiety {n} (pathological condition) :: angst
anxiousness {n} (anxiety) SEE: anxiety ::
anybody {pron} (anyone) SEE: anyone ::
anyhow {adv} (in any case) SEE: in any case ::
anyone {pron} (anybody) :: noen, enhver, hvem som helst
anyroad {adv} (anyway) SEE: anyway ::
anytime {interj} (you're welcome) SEE: you're welcome ::
anytime {adv} (at any time) :: når som helst
anyway {adv} (used to indicate that a statement explains or supports a previous statement) :: uansett
Aomen {prop} (Macau) SEE: Macau ::
apanage {n} (grant as a birthright) :: appanasje
apart {adv} (apart from) SEE: apart from ::
apart from {prep} (except for) :: [Bokmål] bortsett fra, utenom; [Nynorsk] bortsett frå
apartment {n} (domicile occupying part of a building) :: [Bokmål] leilighet {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] husvære {n}, leilegheit {f}
apartmentmate {n} (one who shares an apartment (US)) SEE: roommate ::
apartmentmate {n} (one who shares an apartment (UK)) SEE: flatmate ::
apathetic {adj} (void of feeling) :: apatisk
apathistical {adj} (apathetic) SEE: apathetic ::
apatite {n} (type of mineral) :: apatitt
ape {n} (animal) :: [Bokmål] ape {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] ape {m} {f}
aperture {n} (opening) :: [Bokmål] åpning {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] opning {f}
aperture {n} (something which restricts the diameter of the light path through one plane in an optical system) :: [Bokmål] irisblender {m}; [Nynorsk] irisblendar {m}
aperture {n} (diameter of the aperture (in the sense above)) :: [Bokmål] blenderåpning {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] blendaropning {f}, blendarop {n}
apex {n} (highest point) :: topp
apex court {n} (supreme court) SEE: supreme court ::
aphasia {n} (pathological speech disorder) :: afasi {m}
aphid {n} (insect) :: [Bokmål] bladlus {m} {f}
aphis {n} (aphid) SEE: aphid ::
aphonia {n} (loss of voice) :: [Bokmål] afoni {m}; [Nynorsk] afoni {m}
aphorism {n} (short phrase conveying some principle or concept of thought) :: aforisme {m}
aphorist {n} (person who writes or recites aphorisms) :: [Bokmål] aforistiker {m}; [Nynorsk] aforistikar {m}
aphtha {n} (foot-and-mouth disease) SEE: foot-and-mouth disease ::
apiarist {n} (beekeeper) SEE: beekeeper ::
a picture is worth a thousand words {proverb} (visualisation is better than verbal description) :: et bilde sier mer enn tusen ord
a picture paints a thousand words {proverb} (a picture is worth a thousand words) SEE: a picture is worth a thousand words ::
apiculturalist {n} (beekeeper) SEE: beekeeper ::
apiculture {n} (beekeeping) SEE: beekeeping ::
apiculturist {n} (beekeeper) SEE: beekeeper ::
apocalypse {n} (revealing or revelation) :: [Bokmål] apokalypse {m}; [Nynorsk] apokalypse {m}
apocalypse {n} (end of the world) :: [Bokmål] apokalypse {m}, dommedag {m}; [Nynorsk] apokalypse {m}, dommedag {m}, domedag {m}
apocalypse {n} (cataclysmic event) :: [Bokmål] apokalypse, dommedag {m}; [Nynorsk] apokalypse {m}, dommedag {m}, domedag {m}
Apocalypse {prop} (the written account of a revelation of hidden things given by God to a chosen prophet) :: Åpenbaring {f}
Apocalypse {prop} (book of the Bible) :: Åpenbaring {f}
apocalyptic {adj} (of or relating to an apocalypse) :: [Bokmål] apokalyptisk; [Nynorsk] apokalyptisk
apocalyptic {adj} (relating to a revelation, revelatory, prophetic) :: [Bokmål] apokalyptisk; [Nynorsk] apokalyptisk
apocalyptic {adj} (relating to a disaster) :: [Bokmål] apokalyptisk; [Nynorsk] apokalyptisk
apocalyptical {adj} (apocalyptic) SEE: apocalyptic ::
apocalypticist {n} (apocalyptic) SEE: apocalyptic ::
apologia {n} (apology) SEE: apology ::
apologise {v} (apologise) SEE: apologize ::
apologism {n} (apology) SEE: apology ::
apologize {v} (to make an apology or excuse) :: beklage
apology {n} (an expression of regret) :: [Bokmål] unnskyldning {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] unnskyldning {f}
apostate {n} (person who renounces a faith) :: [Bokmål] apostat {m}; [Nynorsk] apostat {m}
apostatic {adj} (apostate) SEE: apostate ::
apostatical {adj} (apostate) SEE: apostate ::
apostrophe {n} (the character ’) :: [Bokmål] apostrof {m}; [Nynorsk] apostrof {m}
apothecary {n} (pharmacy) SEE: pharmacy ::
apothecary {n} (pharmacist) SEE: pharmacist ::
apparatchik {n} (member of a Communist apparat) :: apparatsjik {m}
apparel {n} (clothing) :: antrekk, påkledning
apparel {v} :: kle på, antrekke
apparently {adv} (seemingly) :: tilsynelatende
appeal {v} (to accuse) SEE: accuse ::
appeals court {n} (appellate court) SEE: appellate court ::
appear {v} (to appear, to seem) SEE: look ::
appear {v} (to appear) SEE: seem ::
appease {v} (to make quiet; to calm; to reduce to a state of peace; to still; to pacify) :: stille, roe
appellate court {n} (court having jurisdiction to hear appeals) :: [Bokmål] lagmannsrett {m}; [Nynorsk] lagmannsrett {m}
appellative {n} (common noun) SEE: common noun ::
appendage {n} (external body part) :: lem {n}
appendicitis {n} (inflamation of the vermiform appendix) :: [Bokmål] appendisitt {m}, blindtarmsbetennelse {m}; [Nynorsk] appendisitt {m}, blindtarmsbetennelse {m}, blindtarmbetennelse {m}
appendix {n} (text added to the end of a book or an article) :: vedlegg {n}, appendiks, supplement
appendix {n} (vermiform appendix) :: blindtarm {m}
appetite {n} (desire of or relish for food) :: matlyst {m}, appetitt {m}
apple {n} (fruit) :: eple {n}
apple {n} (wood) :: epletre {n}
apple {n} (tree) SEE: apple tree ::
apple-green {adj} (apple-green) :: eplegrønn
apple pie {n} (pie with apple filling) :: [Bokmål] eplepai {m}; [Nynorsk] eplepai {m}
appleringie {n} (southernwood) SEE: southernwood ::
apple sauce {n} (nonsense) SEE: apple sauce ::
apple sauce {n} (a food) :: [Bokmål] eplemos {m}; [Nynorsk] eplemos {m}
applesauce {n} (apple sauce) SEE: apple sauce ::
apple tree {n} (tree that bears apples) :: epletre
applewood {n} (apple) SEE: apple ::
appliance {n} (application) SEE: application ::
appliance {n} (a device in its own right) :: [Bokmål] innretning {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] innretning {f}
applicant {n} (one who applies) :: søker
application {n} (a computer program) :: program {n}, applikasjon {m}
application {n} (a verbal or written request) :: søknad
application programming interface {n} (set of routines, protocols and tools) :: Application Programming Interface {n}
applied mathematics {n} (area of mathematics) :: anvendt matematikk {m}
apply {v} (employ, apply) SEE: use ::
apply {v} (to put to use for a purpose) :: [Bokmål] anvende
apply {v} (to submit oneself as a candidate) :: søke
apply {v} (to be relevant to a specified individual) :: [Bokmål] gjelde; [Nynorsk] gjelde
appoint {v} :: oppnevne
appraise {v} (determine value or worth) :: taksere, vurdere
appreciate {v} (to be grateful for something) :: [Bokmål] sette pris på; [Nynorsk] setje pris på
appreciate {v} (to value highly) :: verdsette
appreciate {v} (to be aware of) :: forstå
appreciate {v} (to increase in value) :: stige i verdi
apprentice {n} (one not well versed in a subject) SEE: newbie ::
apprentice {n} (trainee, especially in a skilled trade) :: [Bokmål] lærling {m}, læregutt {m}; [Nynorsk] lærling {m}, læregut {m}
approach {v} (To draw near, in a figurative sense) :: [Bokmål] tilnærme seg
approach {v} (To come near to in place, time, or character) :: [Bokmål] nærme seg
approach {n} (the act of drawing near) :: tilstundelse {m} (time, archaic); [Bokmål] tilnærmelse {m} (space or figuratively), tilnærming {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] tilnærming {f}
approach {n} (a way, passage, or avenue by which a place or buildings can be approached; an access) :: innkjøring {c}
approach {n} (a manner in which a problem is solved or policy is made) :: tilnærmelsesmåte {m}
approach {n} (the way a plane lands at an airport) :: innflyging {c}
appropinquation {n} (approach) SEE: approach ::
appropriate {adj} (peculiar, suitable, fit, proper) :: egnet, formålstjenlig, passende, hensiktsmessig
appropriate {adj} (suitable to social situation) :: velegnet
appropriate {v} (To take to oneself in exclusion of others) :: [Bokmål] tilegne seg; [Nynorsk] egne til seg, tileigne seg
appropriate {v} (To make suitable) :: tilpasse; [Bokmål] tilpasse
appropriate {v} (Law: To annex) :: annektere
appropriation {n} (public funds set aside for a specific purpose) :: [Bokmål] bevilgning {m} {f}
approximant {n} (mathematics: approximation) SEE: approximation ::
approximately {adv} (imprecise but close to in quantity or amount) :: [Bokmål] omtrent, bortimot; [Nynorsk] bortimot
approximation {n} (act of approximating) :: [Bokmål] tilnærmelse {m}, tilnærming {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] tilnærming {f}
apricot {n} (fruit) :: aprikos {m}
apricot {n} (tree) :: aprikostre {n}
April {prop} (fourth month of the Gregorian calendar) :: [Bokmål] april {m}; [Nynorsk] april {m}
April fool {n} (practical joke played on April Fools' Day) :: [Bokmål] aprilsnarr, aprilspøk; [Nynorsk] aprilnarr, aprilspøk
April fool {n} (person subjected to a practical joke April Fools' Day) :: [Bokmål] aprilsnarr {m}, aprilspøk {m}; [Nynorsk] aprilnarr {m}, aprilspøk {m}
apron {n} (clothing) :: [Bokmål] forkle {n}; [Nynorsk] forkle {n}, forklede {n}
apron {n} (the paved area of an airport) :: [Bokmål] oppstillingsplass {m}
apse {n} (semicircular projection from a building) :: apsis {m}, korrunding {m}
apse {n} (obsolete or dialectal: aspen tree) SEE: aspen ::
apt {adj} (fit or fitted; suited; suitable; appropriate) :: [Bokmål] egnet, egna; [Nynorsk] egna
apterous {adj} (wingless) SEE: wingless ::
aptitude {n} (natural ability to acquire knowledge or skill) :: begavelse {m}
aptitude {n} (the condition of being suitable) :: egnethet {m}
apurpose {adv} (on purpose) SEE: on purpose ::
aqua fortis {n} (nitric acid) SEE: nitric acid ::
Aquarian {n} (Aquarius) SEE: Aquarius ::
aquarium {n} (tank for keeping fish) :: [Bokmål] akvarium {n}; [Nynorsk] akvarium {n}
aquarium {n} (public place where live fish are exhibited) :: [Bokmål] akvarium {n}; [Nynorsk] akvarium {n}
Aquarius {prop} (constellation) :: Vannmannen {m}
Aquarius {prop} (astrological sign) :: Vannmannen {m}
Aquarius {n} (Someone with a Aquarius star sign) :: vannmann {m}
aquatic {adj} (relating to water; living in or near water, taking place in water) :: [Bokmål] akvatisk, [living in water] vannlevende; [Nynorsk] akvatisk
aquatile {adj} (aquatic) SEE: aquatic ::
aquavit {n} (Scandinavian liquor) :: akevitt {m}
Ara {prop} (constellation) :: Alteret, [Nynorsk] Altaret
Arab {adj} (of or pertaining to Arabs and their nations) :: arabisk; [Bokmål] arabisk, araber-; [Nynorsk] arabisk, arabar-
Arab {n} (Semitic person) :: [Bokmål] araber {m}, araberinne {m} {f}, araberkvinne {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] arabar {m}, arabarinne {f}, arabarkvinne {f}
Arab {n} (horse) :: [Bokmål] araber {m}, araberhest {m}; [Nynorsk] arabar {m}, arabarhest {m}
Arabia {prop} (a peninsula between the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf;) :: [Bokmål] Arabia {f}; [Nynorsk] Arabia {f}
Arabian camel {n} (dromedary) SEE: dromedary ::
Arabian Peninsula {prop} (peninsula in the Middle East) :: [Bokmål] Den arabiske halvøy {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] Den arabiske halvøya
Arabic {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Arab countries or cultural behaviour) :: [Bokmål] arabisk; [Nynorsk] arabisk
Arabic {prop} (language) :: [Bokmål] arabisk {m}; [Nynorsk] arabisk {m}
arable {adj} (suitable for cultivation) :: [Bokmål] dyrkbar; [Nynorsk] dyrkbar
arachnid {n} (eight-legged creature) :: edderkoppdyr
arachnidan {n} (arachnid) SEE: arachnid ::
Aragon {prop} (an autonomous community in Spain) :: Aragón
arbitrary {adj} (based on individual discretion or judgment) :: [Bokmål] vilkårlig; [Nynorsk] vilkårleg
arbitrary {adj} (unrestrained by law; tyrannical) :: vilkårlig
arbitrary {adj} (determined by impulse) :: vilkårlig
arbitrary {adj} (chosen at random) :: tilfeldig
arbitrary {adj} ((mathematics)) :: vilkårlig, tilfeldig
arbor {n} (axis or shaft on a lathe) :: [Bokmål] spindel {m}
arboreous {adj} (wooded) SEE: wooded ::
arborway {n} (avenue) SEE: avenue ::
Arbëresh {prop} (form of Albanian spoken in southern Italy) :: arbëreshëalbansk {m}
Arbëreshë Albanian {prop} (form of Albanian spoken in southern Italy) SEE: Arbëresh ::
arbutus {n} (strawberry tree) SEE: strawberry tree ::
arc {n} (geometry: part of a curve) :: [Bokmål] bue {m}
arc {n} (curve) :: bue {m}
arcade {n} (row of arches) :: [Bokmål] arkade {m}; [Nynorsk] arkade {m}
arcade game {n} (A coin-operated video game or amusement device) :: [Bokmål] arkadespill {n}; [Nynorsk] arkadespel {n}
arc-boutant {n} (flying buttress) SEE: flying buttress ::
arch {n} (architectural element) :: [Bokmål] bue {m}
arch- {prefix} (chief, highest, most extreme) :: erke-
archaeastronomy {n} (The archeological study of astronomy) :: arkeoastronomi {m}
archaeologian {n} (archaeologist) SEE: archaeologist ::
archaeologic {adj} (archaeological) SEE: archaeological ::
archaeological {adj} (relating to the science or research of archaeology) :: [Bokmål] arkeologisk; [Nynorsk] arkeologisk
archaeologist {n} (someone who is skilled, professes or practices archaeology) :: [Bokmål] arkeolog {m}; [Nynorsk] arkeolog {m}
archaeology {n} (scientific study of past remains) :: [Bokmål] arkeologi {m}; [Nynorsk] arkeologi {m}
archaic {adj} (old-fashioned or antiquated) :: arkaisk, gammeldags, foreldet
archaicism {n} (archaism) SEE: archaism ::
archaism {n} (archaic word, language) :: [Bokmål] arkaisme {m}; [Nynorsk] arkaisme {m}
archaize {v} (To give an archaic quality or character to) :: arkaisere
Archangel {prop} (Arkhangelsk) SEE: Arkhangelsk ::
archbishop {n} (senior bishop) :: [Bokmål] erkebiskop {m}, erkebisp {m}; [Nynorsk] erkebiskop {m}, erkebisp {m}
archenemy {n} (a principal enemy) :: erkefiende {m}
archeological {adj} (archaeological) SEE: archaeological ::
archeology {n} (archaeology) SEE: archaeology ::
archeopteryx {n} (ancient bird) :: [Bokmål] urfugl {m}, archaeopteryx; [Nynorsk] urfugl {m}, archaeopteryx
archer {n} (one who shoots an arrow from a bow or a bolt from a crossbow) :: [Bokmål] bueskytter {m}; [Nynorsk] bogeskyttar {m}
archery {n} (the practice) :: [Bokmål] bueskyting {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] bogeskyting {f}
archfiend {n} (Satan) SEE: Satan ::
Archimedes' screw {n} (A screwlike device that raises water) :: Archimedes' skrue
archipelago {n} (group of islands) :: [Bokmål] arkipel {n}, øygruppe {m} {f}, skjærgård {m}; [Nynorsk] øygard {m}, arkipel {n}, øygruppe {f}
architect {n} (designer of buildings) :: [Bokmål] arkitekt {m}; [Nynorsk] arkitekt {m}
architect {n} (planner) :: [Bokmål] arkitekt {m}; [Nynorsk] arkitekt {m}
architectonic {adj} (relting to architecture) SEE: architectural ::
architectural {adj} (pertaining to architecture) :: [Bokmål] arkitektonisk; [Nynorsk] arkitektonisk
architecture {n} (art and science of designing buildings and other structures) :: arkitektur {m}
archon {n} (chief magistrate) :: arkont {m}
Arctic {adj} (Pertaining to the northern polar region of the planet) :: [Bokmål] arktisk; [Nynorsk] arktisk
Arctic {prop} (a region of the Earth) :: [Bokmål] Arktis; [Nynorsk] Arktis
Arctic Circle {prop} (one of the five major circles of latitude) :: [Bokmål] polarsirkelen, den nordlige polarsirkelen; [Nynorsk] polarsirkelen, den nordlege polarsirkelen
Arctic cod {n} (Arctogadus glacialis) :: istorsk {m}
Arctic loon {n} (black-throated diver) SEE: black-throated diver ::
Arctic Ocean {prop} (the smallest of the five oceans of the Earth, on and around the North Pole) :: Nordishavet
arctic raspberry {n} (Rubus arcticus) :: åkerbær
Arctic skua {n} (Stercorarius parasiticus) :: tyvjo {c}
ardent {adj} (full or ardour) :: [Bokmål] ildfull, ihuga
arduous {adj} (needing or using up much energy) :: slitsom, vanskelig
arduous {adj} (hard to climb) :: vanskelig
are {v} (be) SEE: be ::
are {n} (unit of area) :: ar
area {n} (maths: measure of extent of a surface) :: [Bokmål] areal {n}; [Nynorsk] flatevidd {f}, areal {n}
area {n} (particular geographic region) :: område {n}
arena {n} (an enclosed area, often outdoor) :: [Bokmål] arena {m}; [Nynorsk] arena {m}
arena {n} (a realm in which important events unfold) :: [Bokmål] arena {m}; [Nynorsk] arena {m}
arenarious {adj} (sandy) SEE: sandy ::
arenose {adj} (sandy) SEE: sandy ::
Ares {prop} (the god of war, son of Zeus and Hera) :: Ares
are you married {phrase} (are you married?) :: [Bokmål] er du gift?
are you single {phrase} (are you single?) :: er du single?
argent {n} (silver or metal tincture) :: sølv
Argentina {prop} (Argentine Republic) :: Argentina; [Nynorsk] Argentina
Argentine {prop} (Argentina) SEE: Argentina ::
Argentine {adj} (Argentinian) SEE: Argentinian ::
Argentine {n} (Argentinian) SEE: Argentinian ::
Argentinean {adj} (Argentinian) SEE: Argentinian ::
Argentinean {n} (Argentinian) SEE: Argentinian ::
Argentinian {n} (person from Argentina) :: [Bokmål] argentiner {m}; [Nynorsk] argentinar {m}
Argentinian {adj} (pertaining to Argentina) :: [Bokmål] argentinsk; [Nynorsk] argentinsk
Argentinian {adj} (pertaining to an Argentinian, Argentinians) :: [Bokmål] argentinsk; [Nynorsk] argentinsk
argon {n} (a chemical element) :: argon {n}
Argonaut {prop} (member of the Argo crew) :: [Bokmål] Argonaut {m}, argonaut {m}; [Nynorsk] Argonaut {m}, argonaut {m}
argue {v} (intransitive: to debate, disagree, or discuss opposing or differing viewpoints) :: [Bokmål] argumentere
argumentation {n} (reasoning) :: [Bokmål] argumentasjon {m}; [Nynorsk] argumentasjon {m}
Ariadne {prop} (daughter of King Minos) :: Ariadne
Arian {n} (someone whose star sign is in Aries) SEE: Aries ::
Arian {n} (a kind of Christian who holds Arian ideas) :: arianer
Aries {prop} (constellation) :: Væren {m}
Aries {prop} (astrological sign) :: Væren {m}
Aries {n} (Someone with an Aries star sign) :: vær {m}
arise {v} (get up, stand up) :: [Bokmål] stå opp; [Nynorsk] stå opp
arise {v} (start to exist, originate) :: [Bokmål] oppstå; [Nynorsk] oppstå
arisen {v} (started to exist) :: oppstått
aristocrat {n} (one of the aristocracy) :: [Bokmål] aristokrat {m}; [Nynorsk] aristokrat {m}
aristocratic {adj} (of or pertaining to an aristocracy) :: [Bokmål] aristokratisk; [Nynorsk] aristokratisk
aristocratical {adj} (aristocratic) SEE: aristocratic ::
Aristotelian {adj} (of or pertaining to the philosophy taught by Aristotle) :: aristotelisk
Aristotle {prop} (ancient Greek philosopher) :: Aristoteles
arithmetic {n} (mathematics of numbers, etc.) :: aritmetikk {m}
arithmetic {adj} (arithmetical) :: aritmetisk
arithmetical {adj} (arithmetic) SEE: arithmetic ::
arity {n} (number of arguments) :: [Bokmål] aritet {m}
ark {n} (large box) :: ark {m}
ark {n} (Noah's ship) :: ark {m}
ark {n} (consecrated container) :: ark {m}
Arkhangelsk {prop} (city in Russia) :: [Bokmål] Arkhangelsk; [Nynorsk] Arkhangelsk
Ark of the Covenant {prop} (the sacred container, a gold-plated wooden chest) :: [Bokmål] paktens ark {m}; [Nynorsk] paktarka {f}
arm {n} (upper appendage from shoulder to wrist) :: arm
arm {n} (part of object) :: arm; [Bokmål] [furniture] armlene {n}; [Nynorsk] [furniture] armlene
arm {n} (bay or inlet) :: [Bokmål] [of fjord] fjordarm {m}; [Nynorsk] [of fjord] fjordarm {m}
arm {v} (to supply with armour or weapons) :: [Bokmål] væpne; [Nynorsk] væpna, væpne
arm {n} (upper limb from shoulder to elbow) SEE: upper arm ::
Armageddon {prop} (site) :: Harmageddon
arm and a leg {n} (an exorbitant amount) :: [Bokmål] det hvite ut av øynene [usually used after the verb koste (cost)]
armchair {n} (a chair with supports for the arms or elbows) :: [Bokmål] lenestol {m}, armstol {m}; [Nynorsk] lenestol {m}, armstol {m}
armed {adj} (equipped, especially with a weapon) :: [Bokmål] bevæpnet, bevæpna
armed police {n} (police) SEE: police ::
Armenia {prop} (ancient kingdom and country in West Asia) :: Armenia
Armenian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Armenia, Armenians, the language or alphabet) :: [Bokmål] armensk; [Nynorsk] armensk
Armenian {n} (person) :: [Bokmål] armener {m}, armenier {m}; [Nynorsk] armenar {m}, armeniar {m}
Armenian {prop} (language) :: [Bokmål] armensk {m}; [Nynorsk] armensk {m}
armhole {n} (armpit) SEE: armpit ::
Arminianism {n} (school of thought) :: arminianisme; [Nynorsk] arminianisme
armistice {n} (formal agreement to end fighting) :: våpenhvile {m}
armor {n} (tank) SEE: tank ::
armored personnel carrier {n} (armored vehicle for carrying infantry soldiers in combat) :: [Bokmål] pansret personellkjøretøy {n}
armory {n} (armory) SEE: armoury ::
armour {n} (tank) SEE: tank ::
armoured {v} (Possessing armour) :: [Bokmål] pansret
armoured {v} (Equipped with armoured vehicles) :: [Bokmål] pansret
armoured train {n} (railway train protected with armour) :: pansertog
armoury {n} (place where arms are kept, an arsenal) :: arsenal {m}
armpit {n} (cavity beneath the junction of the arm and shoulder) :: [Bokmål] armhule {m} {f}, armhole {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] armhole {f}
armrest {n} (part of a seat) :: [Bokmål] armlene {n}; [Nynorsk] armlene {n}
arms race {n} (a competition for military supremacy) :: våpenkappløp {n}
arm to the teeth {v} (to equip with weapons) :: [Bokmål] væpnet til tennene
arm up {v} (arm) SEE: arm ::
arm wrestling {n} (a sport) :: [Bokmål] håndbak {m}; [Nynorsk] handbak {m}
army {n} (military force concerned mainly with ground operations) :: [Bokmål] hær {m}, armé {m}; [Nynorsk] hær {m}, armé {m}
Arne {prop} (male given name) :: Arne
Arnold {prop} (male given name) :: Arnold
aromatic {adj} (fragrant or spicy) :: [Bokmål] aromatisk; [Nynorsk] aromatisk
aromatic {adj} (in organic chemistry) :: [Bokmål] aromatisk; [Nynorsk] aromatisk
arouse {v} (to sexually stimulate) :: tenne
arquebus {n} (firearm) SEE: harquebus ::
arraignment {n} (charging of a defendant) :: tiltale {m}
arrange {v} (to put in order) :: [Bokmål] arrangere
arrest {n} (act of arresting a criminal, suspect etc) :: [Bokmål] arrest {m}, pågripelse {m}
arrest {v} (to take into legal custody) :: [Bokmål] arrestere
arrival {n} (act of arriving or something that has arrived) :: [Bokmål] ankomst {m}; [Nynorsk] framkome {f}, tilkomst {m}, framkomst {m}
arrive {v} (to reach) :: ankomme
arriviste {n} (upstart) SEE: upstart ::
arrogance {n} (act or habit of arrogating, or making undue claims in an overbearing manner) :: [Bokmål] arroganse {m}; [Nynorsk] arroganse {m}
arrogant {adj} (having excessive pride) :: arrogant
arrogate {v} (to appropriate or lay claim to something without right) :: tilta seg, rive til seg, rane til seg, tilrane seg, tilrive seg, tiltvinge seg
arrow {n} (projectile) :: pil
arse {n} (arse) SEE: ass ::
arsenic {n} (chemical element) :: [Bokmål] arsen {n}; [Nynorsk] arsen {n}
art {n} (human effort) :: [Bokmål] kunst
art {n} (conscious production or arrangement) :: kunst
art {n} :: kunst {m}
artefact {n} (artefact) SEE: artifact ::
artery {n} (blood vessel from the heart) :: [Bokmål] arterie {m}, pulsåre {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] arterie {m}, pulsåre {f}
artery {n} (major transit corridor) :: [Bokmål] åre {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] åre {f}
art form {n} (form of art) :: [Bokmål] kunstform {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] kunstform {f}
art gallery {n} (space where works of art are placed on display) :: [Bokmål] kunstgalleri {n}; [Nynorsk] kunstgalleri {n}
art historian {n} (an expert in art history) :: [Bokmål] kunsthistoriker {m}; [Nynorsk] kunsthistorikar {m}
arthritis {n} (inflammation of a joint) :: artritt {m}, leddgikt {c}
arthropod {n} (animal of Arthropoda) :: leddyr; [Bokmål] leddyr; [Nynorsk] leddyr
arthrosis {n} (articulation or joint between bones) :: artrose {m}, slitasjegikt {c}
Arthur {prop} (male given name) :: Arthur
artichoke {n} (vegetable) :: [Bokmål] artisjokk {m}, artiskokk {m}; [Nynorsk] artisjokk {m}, artiskokk {m}
article {n} (story, report, or opinion piece) :: [Bokmål] artikkel {m}
article {n} (object) SEE: object ::
articulated bus {n} (articulated bus) :: leddbuss {m}
articulation {n} (clarity of speech) :: artikulasjon {m}
artifact {n} (archaeological object) :: kulturgjenstand
artificer {n} (inventor) SEE: inventor ::
artificial insemination {n} (introduction of semen) :: [Bokmål] kunstig befruktning {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] kunstig befrukting {f}
artificial person {n} (legal person) SEE: legal person ::
artificial selection {n} (intervention by humans in the breeding of plants or animals) :: [Bokmål] kunstig seleksjon {m}, kunstig utvalg {n}; [Nynorsk] kunstig seleksjon {m}, kunstig utval {n}
artificial turf {n} (artificial grass surface) :: [Bokmål] kunstgress {n}; [Nynorsk] kunstgras {n}
artist {n} (person who creates art) :: [Bokmål] kunstner {m}; [Nynorsk] kunstnar {m}
artist {n} (skilled person) :: [Bokmål] [performer] artist {m}; [Nynorsk] [performer] artist {m}
artistic {adv} (having creative skill) :: [Bokmål] kunstnerisk; [Nynorsk] kunstnarisk, kunstnarleg
artistic {adv} (relating to art or artists) :: [Bokmål] kunstnerisk; [Nynorsk] kunstnarisk, kunstnarleg
artistical {adj} (artistic) SEE: artistic ::
artistic licence {n} (any departure from fact or convention by an artist) :: [Bokmål] kunstnerisk frihet {m}
artmaker {n} (artist) SEE: artist ::
Aruba {prop} (territory in the Caribbean) :: [Bokmål] Aruba; [Nynorsk] Aruba
Aruküla {prop} (small borough in Estonia) :: Aruküla
Arvid {prop} (male given name) :: Arvid
as {adv} (to such an extent or degree) :: like
as {conj} (in the same way that) :: som
as {conj} (at the same instant that) :: når, da, idet
as {conj} (at the same time that) :: mens
as {conj} (considering that, because) :: siden
as {conj} :: som
as {conj} (relative conjunction) SEE: that ::
as {conj} (expressing concession) SEE: though ::
as {conj} (than) SEE: than ::
as {conj} (as if) SEE: as if ::
as {adv} (for example) SEE: for example ::
as a rule {adv} (in general; most often) :: [Bokmål] som regel; [Nynorsk] som regel
Asatru {prop} (neopagan religion) :: [Bokmål] åsatru {m} {f}, åsatro {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] åsatru {f}
asbestos {n} (any of several fibrous mineral forms of magnesium silicate) :: [Bokmål] asbest {m}; [Nynorsk] asbest {m}
ascertain {v} (find out; discover or establish) :: fastslå
Asclepius {prop} (Greek god of medicine and healing) :: Asklepios
ascribe {v} (attribute a cause or characteristic) :: tilskrive, tilskrive
ASEAN {prop} (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) :: [Nynorsk] ASEAN, Samansluttinga av søraustasiatiske statar
asexual {adj} (having no interest in sex) :: [Bokmål] aseksuell; [Nynorsk] aseksuell
asexual {adj} (having no distinct sex) :: [Bokmål] ukjønnet, aseksuell; [Nynorsk] ukjønna, aseksuell
as far as {adv} (in the scope of) :: [Bokmål] så langt (som); [Nynorsk] så langt (som)
ash {n} (solid remains of a fire) :: [Bokmål] aske {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] oske {f}
ash {n} (wood) :: ask {m}
ash {n} (tree) SEE: ash tree ::
ashamed {adj} (feeling shame or guilt) :: [Bokmål] skamfull; [Nynorsk] skamfull
Asher {prop} (eighth son of Jacob) :: Asjer
ashore {adv} (on the land) :: [Bokmål] i land; [Nynorsk] i land
ashtray {n} (receptacle for ashes) :: [Bokmål] askebeger; [Nynorsk] oskebeger {n}, oskefat {n}
ash tree {n} (Fraxinus tree) :: ask {m}
Ash Wednesday {n} (a Christian day of penitence) :: [Bokmål] askeonsdag {m}; [Nynorsk] oskeonsdag {m}
Asia {prop} (the continent of Asia) :: Asia
Asia Minor {prop} (peninsula between the Mediterranean Sea, the Aegean Sea and the Black Sea;) :: Lilleasia
Asian {n} (person from Asia) :: asiat
Asian {adj} (of, relating to or from Asia) :: [Bokmål] asiatisk; [Nynorsk] asiatisk
aside {adv} (to or on one side) :: [Bokmål] til side; [Nynorsk] til sides
as if {conj} (as though) :: som om, som
as if {conj} (in mimicry of) :: som om, som
as in {adv} (in the sense of) :: som i
asinine {adj} (failing to exercise intelligence or judgment) :: [Bokmål] toskete, enfoldig, stupid
asinine {adj} (of or relating to a donkey) :: [Bokmål] eselaktig
as it were {adv} (to indicate a word or statement is not exact) :: mer eller mindre
ask {v} (request an answer) :: [Bokmål] spørre; [Nynorsk] spørje
ask {v} (make a request) :: be om
aslake {v} (mitigate) SEE: mitigate ::
as long as {conj} (while) :: medan [Nynorsk], mens [Bokmål]
asocial {adj} (antisocial) SEE: antisocial ::
asp {n} (aspen) SEE: aspen ::
asp {n} (fish Aspics aspius) :: [Bokmål] asp {m}
asparagus {n} (asparagus plant) :: asparges
asparagus {n} (asparagus shoots (food)) :: asparges
aspect {n} (the way something appears) :: [Bokmål] aspekt {m} {n}; [Nynorsk] aspekt {m} {n}
aspect {n} (quality of a verb) :: [Bokmål] aspekt {m} {n}; [Nynorsk] aspekt {m} {n}
aspen {n} (tree of genus Populus sect. Populus) :: [Bokmål] osp {m} {f}, asp {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] osp {f}
asperse {v} (scatter) SEE: scatter ::
aspersion {n} (an attack on somebody's reputation or good name) :: [Bokmål] baktalelse {m}, bakvaskelse {m}
aspersion {n} (a sprinkling of holy water) :: [Bokmål] bestenkning {c} (med vievann)
asphalt {n} (sticky, black and highly viscous liquid) :: [Bokmål] asfalt {m}; [Nynorsk] asfalt {m}
asphalt {n} (asphalt concrete) :: [Bokmål] asfalt {m}; [Nynorsk] asfalt {m}
asphalt {v} (to pave with asphalt) :: [Bokmål] asfaltere; [Nynorsk] asfaltere
asphyxiation {n} (An acute lack of oxygen) :: oksygenmangel {m}
aspirate {v} (linguistics: to produce an audible puff of breath) :: aspirere
ass {n} (animal, see also: donkey) :: esel {n}, asen {n}
ass {n} (stupid person) :: idiot {m}, tulling {m}, dumskalle {m}, tosk {m}
ass {n} (buttocks) :: ræv {f}, rumpe {m}
assailant {n} (an attacker; someone who attacks another violently, or criminally) :: overfallsmann {m}; [Bokmål] angriper {m}
assassin {n} (one who, motivated by political reasons, intentionally kills a particular person) :: [Bokmål] snikmorder {m}, snikmorderske {m} {f}, attentatmann {m}, attentatkvinne {m} {f}, lønnmorder {m}; [Nynorsk] snikmordar {m}, attentatmann {m}, attentatkvinne {f}
assassinate {n} (assassination) SEE: assassination ::
assassinate {n} (assassin) SEE: assassin ::
assassination {n} (murder for political reasons or personal gain) :: [Bokmål] attentat {n}; [Nynorsk] attentat {n}
assault {n} (a violent onset or attack) :: voldta
assault rifle {n} (a rifle) :: automatgevær
assembly {n} (congregation of people) :: forsamling {m}
assembly {n} (legislative body) :: forsamling {m}
assent {v} (to agree to, give approval to) :: [Bokmål] samtykke; [Nynorsk] samtykkje
assent {n} (agreement, act of agreeing) :: [Bokmål] samtykke {n}; [Nynorsk] samtykkje {n}
assertive {adj} (boldly self-assured) :: [Bokmål] fremoverlent
assertoric {adj} (stating that which is actual) :: assertorisk
asseverate {v} (declare earnestly) :: [Bokmål] bedyre, (høytidelig) forsikre; [Nynorsk] (høgtidleg) forsikre
assfuck {n} (sodomy) SEE: sodomy ::
asshole {n} (anus) :: rasshøl
asshole {n} (mean or rude person) :: rasshøl
assign {v} (to allot or give something as a task) :: [Bokmål] tildele
assistance {n} (aid; help; the act or result of assisting) :: [Bokmål] hjelp {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] hjelp {f}
assistant {n} (wizard) SEE: wizard ::
assistant {adj} (having a subordinate or auxiliary position) :: [Bokmål] assisterende
assistant {n} (person who assists) :: [Bokmål] assistent {m}, medhjelper {m}; [Nynorsk] assistent {m}, medhjelpar {m}
assistant professor {n} (teacher) :: [Bokmål] universitetslektor {m}
associated {adj} (person or thing connected with something) :: [Bokmål] assosiert, tilhørende; [Nynorsk] assosiert
associated {adj} (associated company) :: [Bokmål] assosiert; [Nynorsk] assosiert
associate professor {n} (teacher) :: [Bokmål] førsteamanuensis {m}
association {n} (act of associating) :: [Bokmål] assosiasjon {m}; [Nynorsk] assosiasjon {m}
association {n} (group of persons associated for a common purpose) :: [Bokmål] forening {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] foreining {f}
associatively {adv} (in an associative way) :: [Bokmål] assosiativt; [Nynorsk] assosiativt
as soon as {conj} (immediately after) :: straks
as soon as possible {adv} (as soon as is possible) :: så snart som mulig
as such {adv} (per se) SEE: per se ::
assurance {n} (the act of assuring) :: [Bokmål] forsikring {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] forsikring {f}
assurance {n} (insurance) :: [Bokmål] forsikring {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] forsikring {f}
assure {v} (to make sure and secure) :: [Bokmål] sikre; [Nynorsk] sikre
assure {v} (to give someone confidence in the trustworthiness of something) :: [Bokmål] forsikre; [Nynorsk] forsikre
Assyrian {adj} (of or pertaining to the ancient region on the Upper Tigris river) :: [Bokmål] assyrisk; [Nynorsk] assyrisk
Assyrian {adj} (of or pertaining to the ancient nation and empire, including the northern half of Mesopotamia) :: [Bokmål] assyrisk; [Nynorsk] assyrisk
astatine {n} (the chemical element) :: astat
asterisk {n} (symbol used to highlight words or sentences) :: asterisk
asteroid {n} (astronomy) :: asteroide
asthma {n} (chronic respiratory disease) :: [Bokmål] astma {m}; [Nynorsk] astma {m}
asthmatic {adj} (having the characteristics of asthma) :: [Bokmål] astmatisk; [Nynorsk] astmatisk
astigmatism {n} (defect of a lens) :: [Bokmål] astigmatisme {m}; [Nynorsk] astigmatisme {m}
astigmatism {n} (disorder of the vision) :: [Bokmål] astigmatisme {m}; [Nynorsk] astigmatisme {m}
a stitch in time saves nine {proverb} (a timely effort can prevent larger problems) :: [Bokmål] utsett ikke til i morgen, det du kan gjøre i dag
astrological sign {n} (sign that is used as the basis of astrology) :: [Bokmål] stjernetegn {n}
astrology {n} (star divination) :: [Bokmål] astrologi {m}; [Nynorsk] astrologi {m}
astronavigation {n} (navigation by using the positions of the stars) SEE: celestial navigation ::
astronomer {n} (one who studies astronomy) :: [Bokmål] astronom {m}; [Nynorsk] astronom {m}
astronomical unit {n} (measure of distance) :: [Bokmål] astronomisk enhet; [Nynorsk] astronomisk eining
astronomy {n} (study of the physical universe beyond the Earth's atmosphere) :: astronomi {m}
astrophysics {n} (interdisciplinary branch of astronomy and physics) :: [Bokmål] astrofysikk {m}; [Nynorsk] astrofysikk {m}
Asturian {adj} (of or pertaining to Asturias in Spain) :: [Bokmål] asturianer {m}
astute {adj} (Quick at seeing how to gain advantage) :: [Bokmål] dreven, kvikk, skarpsindig, listig, slu
as well {adv} (in addition, also) :: også
as well as {conj} (and in addition) :: [Bokmål] samt; [Nynorsk] og dessutan
asylum {n} (place of safety) :: asyl {c}
asylum seeker {n} (one who seeks asylum) :: [Bokmål] asylsøker {m}
asymmetric {adj} (not symmetric) :: [Bokmål] asymmetrisk; [Nynorsk] asymmetrisk
asymmetrical {adj} (not symmetrical) :: [Bokmål] asymmetrisk; [Nynorsk] asymmetrisk
asynchronous {adj} (not synchronous) :: [Bokmål] asynkron; [Nynorsk] asynkron
at {prep} (in or very near a particular place) ::
at {prep} (in the direction of) ::
at {n} (at sign) SEE: at sign ::
a tad {adv} (a little) SEE: a little ::
at all {prep} (at all) :: [Bokmål] overhodet, i det hele tatt; [Nynorsk] i det heile teke
at a loss {prep} (not sure; uncertain; lacking further ideas, direction, or ability) :: rådvill, på bærtur [to be in the woods]; [Bokmål] rådløs; [Nynorsk] rådlaus
atavism {n} (reappearance of an ancestral characteristic) :: atavisme {m}
atavistic {adj} (biology: of the recurrence of a trait after an absence of generations) :: atavistisk
atheist {n} (a person who rejects belief that any deities exist, whether or not that person believes that deities do not exist) :: ateist {m}
atheist {adj} (relating to atheists) SEE: atheistic ::
atheistic {adj} (relating to atheists) :: ateistisk; [Bokmål] ateistisk; [Nynorsk] ateistisk
Athena {prop} (Greek goddess) :: Athene {f}
Athenian {n} (an inhabitant, resident, or citizen of Athens, Greece) :: [Nynorsk] atenar {m}
Athens {prop} (capital city of Greece) :: [Bokmål] Aten, Athen; [Nynorsk] Aten, Athen
athlete {n} (participant in one of several sporting activities) :: idrettsmann {m}
athlete {n} (person who actively participates in physical sports) :: atlet {m}
athlete {n} (exceptionally physically fit person) :: spreking {m}, atlet {m}
athletics {n} (physical activities) :: [Bokmål] friidrett {m}; [Nynorsk] friidrett {m}
at home {prep} (In one's place of residence) :: hjemme
Atlantic {adj} (pertaining to the Atlantic Ocean) :: [Bokmål] atlantisk; [Nynorsk] atlantisk
Atlantic Ocean {prop} (the ocean lying between the Americas to the west and Europe and Africa to the east) :: [Bokmål] Atlanterhavet; [Nynorsk] Atlanterhavet
at large {prep} (on the loose) :: [Bokmål] på frifot; [Nynorsk] på frifot
atlas {n} (bound collection of maps) :: [Bokmål] atlas; [Nynorsk] atlas
at last {prep} (after a long time; eventually) :: [Bokmål] endelig
at least {prep} (at a lower limit) :: [Bokmål] på minst, minst
at least {prep} (anyway) :: [Bokmål] iallefall, i det minste; [Nynorsk] i det minste
at long last {prep} (at last) SEE: at last ::
ATM {n} ((banking) Automated Teller Machine) :: minibank {m}
atmosphere {n} (gases surrounding the Earth) :: [Bokmål] atmosfære {m}; [Nynorsk] atmosfære {m}
atmosphere {n} (mood or feeling) :: stemming; [Bokmål] atmosfære {m}; [Nynorsk] atmosfære {m}
atmosphere {n} (a unit of measurement for pressure) :: [Bokmål] atmosfære {m}; [Nynorsk] atmosfære {m}
atmospheric {adj} (relating to the atmosphere) :: [Bokmål] atmosfærisk; [Nynorsk] atmosfærisk
atmospheric pressure {n} (pressure caused by weight of the atmosphere) :: [Bokmål] lufttrykk {n}; [Nynorsk] lufttrykk {n}
at no time {prep} (never) SEE: never ::
atoll {n} (island) :: atoll {m}
atomic bomb {n} (nuclear weapon) :: [Bokmål] atombombe {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] atombombe {f}
atomic clock {n} (reference clock) :: [Bokmål] atomklokke {m} {f}, atomur {n}
atomic nucleus {n} (nucleus of an atom) :: atomkjerne
at once {adv} (at the same time) :: på en gang, samtidig
at once {adv} (immediately) :: straks; [Bokmål] med én gang, med en gang
atrial fibrillation {n} (Cardiac arrhythmia) :: atrieflimmer {n}, harehjerte {n}
atrocity {n} (extremely cruel act) :: grusomhet {c}
atrophy {n} (reduced functionality) :: [Bokmål] atrofi {m}; [Nynorsk] atrofi {m}
at sea {prep} (at the ocean or sea) :: [Bokmål] til havs; [Nynorsk] til havs
at sign {n} (name of the symbol @) :: krøllalfa, alfakrøll
at-sign {n} (at sign) SEE: at sign ::
at symbol {n} (at sign) SEE: at sign ::
attaché {n} (diplomatic officer) :: [Bokmål] attaché {m}
attachment {n} (file sent along with an email) :: [Bokmål] vedlegg {n}; [Nynorsk] vedlegg {n}
attachment {n} (legal: taking a person's property to satisfy a debt) :: utlegg {n}, ta utlegg i
attack {n} (medicine: sudden onset of a disease) :: [Bokmål] anfall {n}; [Nynorsk] anfall {n}
attacker {n} (someone who attacks) :: angriper {m}
attacker {n} ((soccer)) :: angriper {m}, spiss {m}
attack is the best form of defence {proverb} (attacking the opposition first is better than waiting) :: angrep er det beste forsvar
attain {v} (to accomplish; to achieve) :: oppnå
attempt {v} (to try) :: forsøke, prøve
attempt {n} (the action of trying at something) :: forsøk {n}
attempt {n} (attack) :: angrep {n}
attention {n} (mental focus) :: [Bokmål] oppmerksomhet {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] merksemd {f}
attentive {adj} (paying attention) :: [Bokmål] oppmerksom; [Nynorsk] oppmerksam
attenuate {v} (To weaken) :: svekke
attestation {n} (linguistics: appearance in records) :: belegg {n}
at that {prep} (in addition) :: også
at the moment {prep} (right now) :: i øyeblikket, akkurat nå
at the time {prep} (at the time referred to in the past) :: [Bokmål] den gang, dengang [superseded?]; [Nynorsk] den gong
attic {n} (space, often unfinished and with sloped walls, directly below the roof) :: [Bokmål] loft {n}; [Nynorsk] loft {n}
at times {prep} (on occasion, sometimes) :: [Bokmål] til tider; [Nynorsk] til tider
attire {n} (one's dress or clothes) :: [Bokmål] antrekk {n}; [Nynorsk] antrekk {n}
attraction {n} (something which attracts) :: [Bokmål] [for tourists] severdighet {m} {f}, turistattraksjon {m}
attractive {adj} (having the quality of attracting by inherent force) :: attraktiv, tiltrekkende
attractive {adj} (having the power of charming) :: attraktiv, tiltrekkende
attractive {adj} (pleasing or appealing to the senses) :: tiltalende
attribute {n} (characteristic or quality) :: attributt {m}, egenskap {m}
attribute {v} (attribute a cause or characteristic) SEE: ascribe ::
attribution {n} (acknowledgment of ownership or authorship) :: [Bokmål] heder {m}
ATV {initialism} (Automated Transfer Vehicle) :: ATV
at work {prep} (in the process of doing work) :: [Bokmål] i arbeid
aubergine {n} (eggplant) SEE: eggplant ::
auction {n} (public sales event) :: [Bokmål] auksjon {m}; [Nynorsk] auksjon {m}
auctioneer {n} (one who conducts an auction) :: [Bokmål] auksjonarius {m}; [Nynorsk] auksjonarius {m}
auction house {n} (company) :: [Bokmål] auksjonshus {n}; [Nynorsk] auksjonshus {n}
audible {adj} (able to be heard) :: [Bokmål] hørbar
audience {n} (group of people seeing a performance) :: publikum {n}
audience {n} (readership of a written publication) :: lesere {p}
audience {n} (formal meeting with a dignitary) :: [Bokmål] audiens {m}; [Nynorsk] audiens {m}
audio- {prefix} (related to sound) :: [Bokmål] audio-; [Nynorsk] audio-
audiobook {n} (audiobook) :: [Bokmål] lydbok {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] lydbok {f}, ljodbok {f}
audiology {n} (study of hearing and hearing defects) :: audiologi
audiovisual {adj} (audiovisual) :: [Bokmål] audiovisuell; [Nynorsk] audiovisuell
audit {n} (independent review) :: revisjon {m}, regnskapskontroll {m}, bokettersyn {n}
auditor {n} (one who audits bookkeeping accounts) :: revisor {m}
auger {n} (plumber's snake) SEE: plumber's snake ::
augment {v} (to increase, make larger or supplement) :: øke
August {prop} (male given name) SEE: Augustus ::
August {prop} (eighth month of the Gregorian calendar) :: [Bokmål] august; [Nynorsk] august {m}
Augustus {prop} (male given name) :: August
aunt {n} (a parent’s sister or sister-in-law) :: tante {m} {f}, faster {m} {f} (paternal), moster {m} {f} (maternal)
aunt {n} (affectionate term for an older woman, by means of fictive kin) :: tante {m} {f}
aunt {n} (great-aunt or grandaunt) SEE: great-aunt ::
au pair {n} (a single girl or boy staying as a guest with a host family) :: au pair
aureola {n} (luminous cloud) :: [Bokmål] glorie {m}; [Nynorsk] glorie {m} {f}
auricle {n} (outer ear) SEE: pinna ::
aurochs {n} (European bison) SEE: European bison ::
aurora {n} (atmospheric phenomenon) :: polarlys {n}
Aurora {prop} (Roman goddess of dawn) :: Aurora
Aurora {prop} (female given name) :: Aurora
aurora australis {n} (southern lights) SEE: southern lights ::
aurora borealis {n} (aurora of the northern hemisphere) SEE: northern lights ::
auspicious {adj} (indicating future success) :: [Bokmål] gunstig; [Nynorsk] gunstig
austerity {n} (severity of manners or life) :: [Bokmål] strenghet {m}
austerity {n} (sourness and harshness to the taste) :: [Bokmål] stramhet {m}
Australasia {prop} (Oceania) SEE: Oceania ::
Australia {prop} (Commonwealth of Australia) :: Australia
Australia {prop} (continent of Australia) :: Australia
Australian {n} (a person from the country of Australia or of Australian descent) :: [Bokmål] australier {m}; [Nynorsk] australiar {m}
Australian {adj} (of or pertaining to Australia, the Australian people or languages) :: australsk
Austria {prop} (country in Central Europe) :: [Bokmål] Østerrike {n}; [Nynorsk] Austerrike {n}
Austrian {adj} (related to Austria) :: [Bokmål] østerriksk; [Nynorsk] austerriksk
Austrian {n} (Austrian person) :: [Bokmål] østerriker {m}; [Nynorsk] austerrikar {m}
authentic {adj} (of undisputed origin) :: [Bokmål] autentisk; [Nynorsk] autentisk
authenticity {n} (the quality of being genuine or not corrupted from the original) :: [Bokmål] autentisitet {m}; [Nynorsk] autentisitet {m}
author {n} (writer) SEE: writer ::
author {n} (originator or creator of a work) :: [Bokmål] forfatter {m}; [Nynorsk] forfattar {m}
authoress {n} (female author) :: [Bokmål] forfatterinne {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] forfattarinne {f}
authoritarian {adj} (of, or relating to, absolute obedience to an authority) :: [Bokmål] autoritær; [Nynorsk] autoritær
authoritarian {adj} (characterised by a tyrannical obedience to an authority; dictatorial) :: [Bokmål] autoritær; [Nynorsk] autoritær
authoritarian {adj} (tending to impose one's demands upon others as if one were an authority) :: [Bokmål] autoritær; [Nynorsk] autoritær
authoritative {adj} (originating from a figure of authority) :: myndig
authoritative {adj} (having a commanding style) :: myndig
autism {n} (neurological disorder) :: [Bokmål] autisme {m}; [Nynorsk] autisme {m}
autistic {adj} (having or pertaining to autism) :: [Bokmål] autistisk; [Nynorsk] autistisk
auto- {prefix} (regarding oneself) :: [Bokmål] selv-, auto-; [Nynorsk] auto-
auto- {prefix} (automatic) :: [Bokmål] auto-; [Nynorsk] auto-
auto- {prefix} (relating to cars or the driving of cars) :: auto-
autobiography {n} (biography of oneself) :: [Bokmål] selvbiografi {m}; [Nynorsk] sjølvbiografi {m}
autocephalous {adj} (a self-governing church) :: [Bokmål] autokefal; [Nynorsk] autokefal
autodidact {n} (a self-taught person) :: selvlært {m}, autodidakt {m}
autoerotic {adj} (masturbatory) :: autoerotisk
autoerotism {n} (sexual activity involving oneself) :: autoerotisme {m}
autofocus {n} (automatic focus) :: [Bokmål] autofokus {m} {n}; [Nynorsk] autofokus {m} {n}
autograph {n} (signature) :: [Bokmål] autograf {m}; [Nynorsk] autograf {m}
automagical {adj} (automatic, but with an apparent element of magic) :: automagisk
automated teller machine {n} (banking) :: minibank {m}
automatic {adj} (capable of operating without external control) :: automatisk; [Bokmål] automatisk; [Nynorsk] automatisk
automatic teller machine {n} (automated teller machine) SEE: automated teller machine ::
automobile {n} (passenger vehicle) :: [Bokmål] bil {m}; [Nynorsk] bil {m}
autonomous {adj} (self-governing) :: [Bokmål] autonom, selvstyrt, sjølstyrt; [Nynorsk] autonom, sjølvstyrt
autonomous {adj} (acting on one's own) :: [Bokmål] sjølstendig, selvstendig, autonom; [Nynorsk] sjølvstendig, autonom
autonomy {n} (self-government) :: [Bokmål] selvstyre {n}, sjølstyre {n}, autonomi {m}; [Nynorsk] sjølvstyre {n}, autonomi {m}
autopilot {n} (guiding system) :: [Bokmål] autopilot {m}; [Nynorsk] autopilot {m}
autopsy {n} (a dissection performed on a cadaver) :: obduksjon {m}
autopsy {v} (perform an autopsy) :: obdusere
autoteller {n} (automated teller machine) SEE: automated teller machine ::
autumn {n} (season) :: [Bokmål] høst {m}; [Nynorsk] haust {m}
autumnal equinox {n} (moment) :: [Bokmål] høstjevndøgn {n}; [Nynorsk] haustjamndøger {n}, haustjamndøgn {n}
autumn equinox {n} (autumnal equinox) SEE: autumnal equinox ::
auxiliary {n} (auxiliary verb) SEE: auxiliary verb ::
auxiliary {adj} (relating to an auxiliary verb) :: hjelpe-, hjelpeverb {n}
auxiliary language {n} (auxiliary language) :: [Bokmål] hjelpespråk {n}; [Nynorsk] hjelpespråk {n}
auxiliary language {n} (minority language) SEE: minority language ::
auxiliary verb {n} (a helping verb) :: [Bokmål] hjelpeverb {n}; [Nynorsk] hjelpeverb {n}
availability {n} (the quality of being available) :: [Bokmål] tilgjengelighet {m} {f}
available {adj} (capable of being used) :: [Bokmål] tilgjengelig; [Nynorsk] tilgjengeleg
available {adj} (readily obtainable) :: [Bokmål] tilgjengelig; [Nynorsk] tilgjengeleg
avalanche {n} (large sliding mass of snow and ice) :: lavine {m}, snøras, snøskred {n}
avalanche {n} (fall of earth, rocks, etc.) :: skred {n}, ras {n}
Avar {prop} (language) :: avarisk
avenue {n} (broad street) :: allé {m}
average {n} (arithmetic mean) :: [Bokmål] gjennomsnitt {n}; [Nynorsk] gjennomsnitt {n}
average {adj} (constituting or relating to the average) :: [Bokmål] gjennomsnittlig, middels; [Nynorsk] gjennomsnittleg, middels
Avernus {prop} (underworld) SEE: underworld ::
aviation {n} (art or science of flying) :: [Bokmål] luftfart {m}; [Nynorsk] luftfart {m}
aviator {n} (aircraft pilot) :: [Bokmål] flyger {m}
avid {adj} :: ivrig
avocado {n} (fruit) :: [Bokmål] avokado {m}
Avogadro's number {n} (number of atoms present in 0.012 kilograms of isotopically pure carbon-12) :: [Bokmål] Avogadros tall {n}, Avogadros konstant {f}; [Nynorsk] Avogadros tal {n}, avogadrokonstanten {f}
avoid {v} (to keep away from) :: unngå
avoidance {n} (The act of avoiding or shunning) :: [Bokmål] unngåelse {m}
Avraham {prop} (given name) SEE: Abraham ::
avuncular {adj} (in the manner of an uncle) :: [Bokmål] onkelaktig, faderlig
avuncular {adj} (kind, genial, benevolent or tolerant) :: [Bokmål] vennlig, fordragelig
await {v} (transitive: to wait for) :: [Bokmål] avvente
awake {adj} (conscious) :: [Bokmål] våken; [Nynorsk] vaken
awaken {v} (transitive: to cause to become awake) :: [Bokmål] vekke
awaken {v} (transitive: to cause to become conscious) :: [Bokmål] vekke
awaken {v} (intransitive: to stop sleeping) :: [Bokmål] våkne
awakening {n} (the act of awaking) :: [Bokmål] oppvåkning {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] oppvakning {f}
awakening {n} (being roused into action or activity) :: [Bokmål] oppvåkning {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] oppvakning {f}
award {v} (give an award/prize for merit) :: [Bokmål] utdele
awareness {n} (the state or quality of being aware of something) :: oppmerksomhet
awash {adj} (washed by the waves or tide) :: [Bokmål] overskyllet
away {adv} (from a place; hence) :: [Bokmål] bort; [Nynorsk] bort
away {adv} (absent; gone; at a distance) :: [Bokmål] borte; [Nynorsk] borte
away {adv} (aside; off; in another direction) :: [Bokmål] bort; [Nynorsk] bort
away {adv} (from a state or condition of being; out of existence) :: [Bokmål] borte; [Nynorsk] borte
away game {n} (athletic contest played in the opposing team's territory) :: bortekamp {m}
awesome {adj} (excellent, exciting) :: [Bokmål] kjempebra; [Nynorsk] kjempebra
awful {adj} (oppressing with fear; appalling; terrible) :: grusom, forferdelig
awful {adj} :: forferdelig, fryktelig, grusom
awfully {adv} (very) SEE: very ::
awfully {adv} (badly) SEE: badly ::
awkward {adj} (lacking dexterity in the use of the hands) :: klumsete, klønete
awkward {adj} (not easily managed or effected; embarrassing) :: pinlig
awl {n} (pointed instrument) :: [Bokmål] syl {m}; [Nynorsk] syl {m}
awn {n} (the bristle or beard of certain plants) :: snerp {n}
AWOL {n} (military: absence without proper authority) :: [Bokmål] tyvperm {m}, tjuvperm {m}
axe {n} (tool) :: øks {m}
axe {n} (weapon) :: øks {m}, stridsøks {m}
Axel {prop} (male given name) :: Aksel, Axel
axial {adj} (of or pertaining to an axis) :: [Bokmål] aksial; [Nynorsk] aksial
axiom {n} (philosophy: supposed self‐evident or necessary truth) :: [Bokmål] aksiom {n}; [Nynorsk] aksiom {n}
axiom {n} (mathematics: fundamental assumption) :: [Bokmål] aksiom {n}; [Nynorsk] aksiom {n}
axiom {n} (established principle in art or science) :: [Bokmål] aksiom {n}; [Nynorsk] aksiom {n}
axis {n} (geometry: imaginary line) :: [Bokmål] akse {m}; [Nynorsk] akse {m}
axis {n} (basis of space or part of graph) :: [Bokmål] akse {m}; [Nynorsk] akse {m}
axle {n} (the pin or spindle on which a wheel revolves, or which revolves with a wheel) :: [Bokmål] aksel {m}; [Nynorsk] aksel {m}
axle {n} (a transverse bar or shaft) :: [Bokmål] aksel {m}; [Nynorsk] aksel {m}
axle load {n} (total weight transferred by one axle) :: [Bokmål] aksellast {m} {f}, akseltrykk {n}; [Nynorsk] aksellast {f} {m}
aye-aye {n} (nocturnal quadruped) :: fingerdyr
Ayers Rock {prop} (Uluru) SEE: Uluru ::
Aymara {prop} (language of South America) :: aymara; [Nynorsk] aymara
Azerbaijan {prop} (country in the Caucasus) :: Aserbajdsjan
Azerbaijani {n} (Azerbaijani person) :: [Bokmål] aserbajdsjaner {m}; [Nynorsk] aserbajdsjanar {m}
Azerbaijani {prop} (language of Azerbaijan) :: [Bokmål] aserbajdsjansk {m}; [Nynorsk] aserbajdsjansk {m}
Azerbaijani {adj} (pertaining to Azerbaijan) :: aserbajdsjansk
Azeri {n} (Azerbaijani) SEE: Azerbaijani ::
Azeri {prop} (Azerbaijani) SEE: Azerbaijani ::
Azores {prop} (an archipelago and an autonomous region) :: [Bokmål] Asorene, [Riksmål] Azorene; [Nynorsk] Asorane
azure {adj} (sky-blue coloured) :: [Bokmål] asurblå; [Nynorsk] asurblå
Åland {prop} (Åland) SEE: Aland ::
Ålesund {prop} (Norwegian municipality in Møre og Romsdal) :: Ålesund
Æsir {prop} (the principal Norse gods) :: [Bokmål] æsene {p}; [Nynorsk] æsene {p}