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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abandoned {adj} (no longer maintained, forsaken, deserted)  :: løssluppen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 [about wind]
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)  :: abbreviatur {m}; [Bokmål] forkortelse {m}, forkorting {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] forkorting {f}
abbreviation {n} (act or result of shortening or reducing)  :: forkorting {m} {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)  :: mage, buk
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
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} (to dwell)  :: forbli
abide {v} (to await)  :: avvente
abide {v} (to endure)  :: holde ut
abide {v} (to tolerate)  :: tolerere
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)  :: forkorte
abridge {v} (to shorten or contract by using fewer words)  :: sammendra
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
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
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}
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  ::
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
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}
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}
advance {n} (forward move)  :: [Bokmål] fremrykning {m} {f}
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
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
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} (part of the duration of a being or thing between its beginning and any given time)  :: [Bokmål] alder {m}
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 {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
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
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  ::
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
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)  :: 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
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
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))  :: nesten holder ikke
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
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}; [Nynorsk] amerikanar {m}
American {n} (person born in or citizen of the USA)  :: amerikaner {m}, amerikanere {m-p}; [Bokmål] amerikaner {m}, USA-amerikaner {m}; [Nynorsk] amerikanar {m}
American {prop} (American English)  :: [Bokmål] amerikansk engelsk {m}; [Nynorsk] 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 Samoa {prop} (US overseas territory in Oceania)  :: Amerikansk Samoa
americium {n} (chemical element with atomic number 95)  :: americium
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  ::
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  ::
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
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} (The 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}
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
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}
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
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}
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} (to set a value; to estimate the worth of)  :: 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
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
Arab {n} (Semitic person)  :: [Bokmål] araber {m}; [Nynorsk] arabar {m}
Arabian camel {n} (dromedary) SEE: dromedary  ::
Arabian Peninsula {prop} (peninsula in the Middle East)  :: [Bokmål] Den arabiske halvøy {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] Den arabiske halvøya
Arabian tea {n} (khat) SEE: khat  ::
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}
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}; [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} (architectural) 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
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
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}
arm to the teeth {v} (to equip with weapons)  :: [Bokmål] væpnet til tennene
arm up {v} (arm) SEE: arm  ::
arm-wrestle {v} (arm wrestling) SEE: arm wrestling  ::
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
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
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
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)  :: asymmetrisk
asymmetrical {adj} (not symmetrical)  :: 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  ::
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
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
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} (a person from Azerbaijan — see Azeri)  :: aserbajdsjaner {m} {f}
Azerbaijani {adj} (pertaining to Azerbaijan)  :: aserbajdsjansk
Azerbaijani {prop} (language of Azerbaijan) SEE: Azeri  ::
Azerbaijani Turkic {prop} (Azeri) SEE: Azeri  ::
Azeri {n} (Azeri person)  :: [Bokmål] aserbajdsjaner {m}; [Nynorsk] aserbajdsjanar {m}
Azeri {prop} (Azeri language)  :: [Bokmål] aserbajdsjansk {m}; [Nynorsk] aserbajdsjansk {m}
Azeri Turkic {prop} (Azeri) SEE: Azeri  ::
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}