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baa {interj} (cry of sheep)  ::
baa {n} (bleating of sheep)  :: {n}
baa {v} (to make the cry of sheep)  :: breke
Baba Yaga {prop} (hag who flies through the air in a mortar)  :: Baba Jaga
babble {v} (to talk much)  :: bable, plapre
babble {v} (to utter words indistinctly)  :: bable
babby {n} (baby) SEE: baby  ::
babe {n} (baby or infant) SEE: baby  ::
babe {n} (darling) SEE: baby  ::
babehood {n} (babyhood) SEE: babyhood  ::
baboon {n} (primate)  :: bavian {m}
babushka {n} (matryoshka) SEE: Russian doll  ::
baby {n} (very young human being)  :: [Bokmål] spedbarn {n}, baby {m}; [Nynorsk] spedbarn {n}, baby {m}
baby boom {n} (any increase in the birth rate)  :: babyboom {m}
baby boom {n} (post-World War II baby boom (1946 to 1964))  :: babyboom {m}
baby bottle {n} (bottle with a teat)  :: tåteflaske {f}, {m}
baby carriage {n} (pram) SEE: pram  ::
baby fat {n} (natural fat of the body of a child)  :: [Bokmål] valpefett {n}; [Nynorsk] kvalpefeitt {n}, kvelpefeitt {n}
baby formula {n} (artificial substitute for human breast milk)  :: [Bokmål] morsmelkerstatning {c}, morsmjølkerstatning {c}; [Nynorsk] morsmjølkerstatning {f}
baby massage {n} (massage therapy for infants) SEE: infant massage  ::
baby oil {n}  :: [Bokmål] babyolje {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] babyolje {m} {f}
baby seat {n} (child safety seat) SEE: child safety seat  ::
babysitter {n} (baby or child caretaker)  :: barnevakt, kenguru
baby tooth {n} (tooth which will be replaced) SEE: milk tooth  ::
baccalaureate {n} (bachelor degree) SEE: bachelor degree  ::
bachelordom {n} (bachelorhood) SEE: bachelorhood  ::
bachelorette party {n} (bachelorette party)  :: [Bokmål] utdrikkingslag {n}, utdrikningslag; [Nynorsk] utdrikkingslag {n}
bachelor party {n} (party)  :: [Bokmål] utdrikninglag {n}, utdrikkingslag {n}; [Nynorsk] utdrikkingslag {n}
bachelors' button {n} (plant and button) SEE: bachelor's button  ::
bachelorship {n} (bachelorhood) SEE: bachelorhood  ::
back {adv} (in a manner that impedes)  :: tilbake
back {adv} (to or in a previous condition or place)  :: tilbake
back {n} (a position behind most players on the team)  :: back {m}
back {n} (that which is farthest away from the front)  :: bakside {c}
back {n} (the part of something that goes last)  :: bakende {m}
back {n} (the rear of body)  :: rygg {m}, bak {m} {n}
back {n} (the reverse side)  :: bakside {c}
back {v} (to go in the reverse direction)  :: [Bokmål] rygge; [Nynorsk] rygge, ryggje
backbone {n} (any fundamental support, structure, or infrastructure)  :: ryggrad {m} {f}
backbone {n} (courage, fortitude, or strength)  :: ryggrad {m} {f}
backbone {n} (series of vertebrae that encloses the spinal cord)  :: [Bokmål] ryggrad {m} {f}, ryggsøyle {m} {f}, virvelsøyle {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] ryggrad {f}, ryggsøyle {f}, virvelsøyle {f}
backchat {n} (backtalk) SEE: backtalk  ::
backchat {v} (backtalk) SEE: backtalk  ::
back door {n} (secret, unprotected means of access)  :: bakdør {m}
back door {n} (subsidiary entrance to building)  :: bakdør {m}
backdoor {n} (backdoor (all definitions)) SEE: back door  ::
back-formation {n} (linguistic process)  :: tilbakedanning {c}
back-formation {n} (word formed by this linguistic process)  :: tilbakedanning {c}
backgammon {n} (board game)  :: backgammon {n}
background radiation {n} (ionizing radiation that is naturally present in the environment)  :: bakgrunnsstråling {c}
backless {adj} (having no back)  :: [Bokmål] ryggløs
backlog {n} (an accumulation or buildup)  :: avfall {n}
back matter {n} (parts of a book that appear after the text)  :: baktekst, ettertekst, posttekst
backpack {n} (worn on a person's back, e.g., for hiking)  :: ryggsekk {m}
backpackers {n} (hostel) SEE: hostel  ::
back page {n} (final page) SEE: back cover  ::
back seat {n} (seat)  :: [Bokmål] baksete {n}; [Nynorsk] baksete {n}
back street {n} (small and narrow street)  :: [Bokmål] bakgate {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] bakgate {f}
back-to-back {adj} (sequential or consecutive)  :: back-to-back
back to front {adj} (reversed)  :: [Bokmål] bak fram; [Nynorsk] bak fram
backwater {n} (a remote place; somewhere that remains unaffected by new events, progresses, ideas, etc.)  :: bakevje {m} {f}
bacon {n} (cut of meat)  :: [Bokmål] (røykt) flesk {n}, bacon {n}; [Nynorsk] (røykt) flesk {n}, bacon {n}
bacon {n} (thin slice of pork)  :: [Bokmål] bacon {n}; [Nynorsk] bacon {n}
bacterial {adj} (of or caused by bacteria)  :: [Bokmål] bakteriell; [Nynorsk] bakteriell
bacteriological {adj} (of or pertaining to bacteriology)  :: [Bokmål] bakteriologisk; [Nynorsk] bakteriologisk
bacteriologist {n} (microbiologist)  :: [Bokmål] bakteriolog {m}; [Nynorsk] bakteriolog {m}
bacteriology {n} (scientific study of bacteria)  :: [Bokmål] bakteriologi {m}; [Nynorsk] bakteriologi {m}
bacteriophage {n} (a virus that infects bacteria)  :: [Bokmål] bakteriofag {m}; [Nynorsk] bakteriofag {m}
bacterium {n} (single celled organism with no nucleus or organelles)  :: bakterie {m}
bad {adj}  :: dårlig
bad {adj} (evil, wicked)  :: dårlig, ond
bad {adj} (faulty; not functional)  :: dårlig, i stykker
bad {adj} (not good)  :: dårlig
bad {adj} (not suitable or fitting)  :: dårlig, gal
bad {adj} (of breath: malodorous)  :: dårlig
bad {adj} (seemingly non-appropriate, in manners)  :: dårlig
bad {adj} (spoilt, rotten, overripe) SEE: spoilt  ::
bad {adj} (tricky; stressful; unpleasant)  :: dårlig, ubehagelig
bad {adv} (badly) SEE: badly  ::
bad check {n} (bad check) SEE: bounced cheque  ::
badger {n} (mammal)  :: grevling {m}
badger {n} (native or resident of Wisconsin) SEE: Wisconsinite  ::
badger {v} (fart) SEE: fart  ::
bad luck {n} (misfortune)  :: uheld {n}, uflaks {m}
badly {adj} (ill, unwell)  :: [Bokmål] dårlig
badly {adv} (in a bad manner)  :: [Bokmål] dårlig
bad trip {n} (psychedelic crisis)  :: psykedelisk krise
badware {n} (malware) SEE: malware  ::
baffle {v} (to totally bewilder; confuse or perplex)  :: skvalpeskott, forvirre
bag {n} (backpack) SEE: backpack  ::
bag {n} (flexible container)  :: [Bokmål] veske {m} {f}, pose {m}; [Nynorsk] veske {f}
bag {n} (suitcase) SEE: suitcase  ::
bag {n} (ugly woman)  :: burugle {c}
bag {v} (to provide artificial ventilation)  :: bagge
baggage {n} (luggage) SEE: luggage  ::
baggage cart {n} (luggage cart) SEE: luggage cart  ::
Baghdadian {adj} (Baghdadi) SEE: Baghdadi  ::
Baghdadian {n} (Baghdadi) SEE: Baghdadi  ::
baglady {n} (bag lady) SEE: bag lady  ::
bagpipe {n} (bagpipes) SEE: bagpipes  ::
bagpipes {n} (musical wind instrument)  :: sekkepipe {m} {f}
bag snatcher {n} (thief who snatches a handbag)  :: [Bokmål] veskenapper {m}; [Nynorsk] veskenappar {m}
Bahamas {prop} (country in the Caribbean)  :: Bahamas
Bahamian {adj} (pertaining to the Bahamas)  :: [Bokmål] bahamansk; [Nynorsk] bahamansk
Bahamian {n} (person from the Bahamas)  :: [Bokmål] bahamaner {m}; [Nynorsk] bahaman {m}, bahamanar {m}
Bahrain {prop} (Country in the Middle East)  :: Bahrain
Bahraini {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Bahrain or the Bahraini people)  :: [Bokmål] bahrainsk; [Nynorsk] bahrainsk
Bahraini {n} (a person from Bahrain or of Bahraini descent)  :: [Bokmål] bahrainer {m}; [Nynorsk] bahrainar {m}
bailiff {n} (steward) SEE: steward  ::
bait {n} (substance used in catching fish)  :: beita {f}, agn {n}
Bajan {adj} (Barbadian) SEE: Barbadian  ::
Bajan {prop} (Barbadian) SEE: Barbadian  ::
bake {v}  :: baka
baked beans {n} (food)  :: hvite bønner i tomatsaus
baker {n} (person who bakes and sells bread, etc)  :: [Bokmål] baker {m}; [Nynorsk] bakar {m}
bakery {n} (a shop in which bread and such is baked and sold)  :: bakeri
baking powder {n} (a dry leavening agent used in baking)  :: [Bokmål] bakepulver {n}; [Nynorsk] bakepulver {n}
Baku {prop} (the capital of Azerbaijan)  :: Baku
balaclava {n} (headgear)  :: [Bokmål] balaklava {m}, finlandshette {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] balaklava {m}, finlandshette {f}
balalaika {n} (Russian instrument)  :: [Bokmål] balalaika {m}; [Nynorsk] balalaika {m}
balance {n} (astrology: Libra) SEE: Libra  ::
balance {n} (equilibrium)  :: balanse {m}
balance {n} (scales)  :: vekt {f}; [Bokmål] vektskål {m} {f}, vekt {m} {f}
balance {v} (accounting: to make credits and debits correspond)  :: balansere
balance {v} (to bring to equipoise)  :: balansere
balance {v} (to estimate) SEE: estimate  ::
balance {v} (to hold precariously)  :: balansere
balance of payments {n} (measure of the flow of money into and out of a country)  :: [Bokmål] betalingsbalanse {m}; [Nynorsk] betalingsbalanse {m}
balance of trade {n} (difference between the monetary value of exports and imports in an economy over a certain period of time)  :: [Bokmål] handelsbalanse {m}; [Nynorsk] handelsbalanse {m}
balaphone {n} (balafon) SEE: balafon  ::
balconette bra {n} (balcony bra) SEE: balcony bra  ::
balcony {n} (structure extending from a building)  :: [Bokmål] balkong {m}; [Nynorsk] balkong {m}
bald {adj} (having no hair)  :: [Bokmål] skallet; [Nynorsk] skalla
bale {v} (to remove water from a boat) SEE: bail  ::
Balearic Islands {prop} (group of Mediterranean islands)  :: Balearene
Bali {prop} (name of island)  :: Bali
balk {n} (beam)  :: bjelke {m}
Balkanian {adj} (Balkan) SEE: Balkan  ::
Balkanization {prop} (fragmentation of a region into several small states)  :: balkanisering
ball {n} (formal dance)  :: [Bokmål] ball {n}; [Nynorsk] ball {n}
ball {n} (object, generally spherical, used for playing games)  :: [Bokmål] ball {m}; [Nynorsk] ball {m}
ball {n} (solid or hollow sphere)  :: [Bokmål] ball {m}; [Nynorsk] ball {m}
ballad {n} (narrative poem)  :: vise
ballast {n} (heavy material placed in the hold of a vessel)  :: ballast {m}
ballast {n} (material laid to form a bed for a road)  :: ballast {m} (for railroads), fundament {n}
ballast {v} (to stabilize a ship with ballast)  :: ballaste
ball bearing {n} (bearing assembly with spherical balls)  :: julelager
ballerina {n} (female ballet dancer)  :: [Bokmål] ballerina {m}; [Nynorsk] ballerina {f}
ballet {n} (classical form of dance)  :: [Bokmål] ballett {m}; [Nynorsk] ballett {m}
ballet {n} (theatrical presentation of such dancing)  :: [Bokmål] ballett {m}; [Nynorsk] ballett {m}
ballgown {n} (formal gown)  :: [Bokmål] ballkjole {m}; [Nynorsk] ballkjole {m}
ballistic missile {n} (missile)  :: ballistisk missil
ballistic vest {n} (bulletproof vest) SEE: bulletproof vest  ::
ball lightning {n} (a short-lived, glowing ball sometimes observed to float in the air)  :: kulelyn
balloon {n} (child’s toy)  :: ballong {m}
balloon {n} (inflatable object)  :: ballong {m}
balloon {n} (inflatable object to transport people through the air)  :: luftballong {m}, luftskip {n}
balloon {n} (sac inserted into part of the body)  :: ballong {m}
balloon {n} (speech bubble) SEE: speech bubble  ::
balloonfish {n} (blowfish) SEE: blowfish  ::
ballot {n} (list of candidates)  :: valgliste {c}
ballot {n} (paper used for vote-casting)  :: stemmeseddel {m}
ballot {n} (process of voting)  :: [Bokmål] avstemning {m} {f}
ballot {n} (total of all votes cast in an election)  :: opptelling {m}
ballot box {n} (a sealed box into which a voter puts his voting slip)  :: [Bokmål] urne {m} {f}, valgurne {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] urne {f}, valurne {f}
ballpark {adj} (approximate)  :: grov, omtrentlig
ballpark {n} (field)  :: idrettsanlegg {n}
ball pen {n} (ballpoint pen) SEE: ballpoint pen  ::
ballpoint pen {n} (pen)  :: [Bokmål] kulepenn {m}; [Nynorsk] kulepenn {m}
balls {n} (follow the translations in the entry "ball") SEE: ball  ::
balls-up {n} ( or maybe cock up) SEE: or maybe cock up  ::
balm {n} (figurative: something soothing) SEE: balsam  ::
balm {n} (plant or tree yielding such substance) SEE: balsam  ::
balm {n} (soothing lotion) SEE: balsam  ::
balm {n} (sweet-smelling oil or resin derived from some plants) SEE: balsam  ::
balrog {n} (fiery demonic creature)  :: balrog
balsam {n} (balsam fir) SEE: balsam fir  ::
balsam {n} (turpentine from the resin of balsam fir) SEE: Canada balsam  ::
Baltic {prop} (Baltic Sea) SEE: Baltic Sea  ::
Baltic Sea {prop} (a sea)  :: [Nynorsk] Austersjøen; [Bokmål] Østersjøen
Balto-Slavic {prop} (Proto-Balto-Slavic language) SEE: Proto-Balto-Slavic  ::
balustrade {n} (row of balusters)  :: balustrade
Bambara {prop} (language)  :: bambara; [Nynorsk] bambara
Bamboo Curtain {prop} (political barrier between communist and capitalist in Asia)  :: Bambusteppet
bamboo shoot {n} (edible part of some bamboo types)  :: [Bokmål] bambusskudd {n}
ban {n} (prohibition)  :: utvisning {m} {f}, forvisning {m} {f}, forvisning {f}
ban {v} (forbid)  :: forby, utelukke
banal {adj} (common)  :: banal {m} {f}, banalt
banana {n} (fruit)  :: banan {m}
banana {n} (plant)  :: bananplante {m} {f}
banana boat {n} (ship for transporting bananas)  :: [Bokmål] bananbåt
banana peel {n} (outermost layer of the banana)  :: [Bokmål] bananskall {n}; [Nynorsk] bananskal {n}
banana republic {n} (country)  :: [Bokmål] bananrepublikk {m}; [Nynorsk] bananrepublikk {m}
banana skin {n} (banana skin) SEE: banana peel  ::
banana split {n} (A dessert containing a banana cut in half)  :: [Bokmål] banansplitt {m}
band {n} (group of energy levels in a solid state material)  :: bånd {n}
band {n} (group of musicians)  :: band {n}
band {n} (group of people loosely united for a common purpose)  :: bande {m}
band {n} (orchestra originally playing janissary music)  :: korps {n}
band {n} (part of radio spectrum)  :: bånd {n}
band {n} (strip along the spine of a book where the pages are attached)  :: bind {n}
band {n} (strip of material wrapped around things to hold them together)  :: band {n}, bånd {n}
band {v} (ornithology: to fasten an identifying band around the leg of)  :: ringmerke
band {v} (to fasten with a band)  :: binde
bandage {n} (adhesive bandage) SEE: band-aid  ::
bandage {n} (medical binding)  :: [Bokmål] bandasje {m}; [Nynorsk] bandasje {m}
band-aid {n} (adhesive bandage)  :: plaster
band-aid {v} (to apply an adhesive bandage)  :: plastre
bandeaux {n} (a bandeau) SEE: bandeau  ::
banded anteater {n} (numbat) SEE: numbat  ::
bandoleer {n} (a pocketed belt)  :: bandolær {n}
bandwidth {n} (measure of data flow rate in digital networks)  :: [Bokmål] båndbredde {m}, båndvidde {m} {f}
bandy {n} (winter sport played on ice)  :: bandy {c}
bane {n} (killer) SEE: killer  ::
bane {n} (source of harm or ruin; affliction)  :: bane {m}
bane {v} (to be the bane of)  :: bane {m}
bane {v} (to (kill by) poison) SEE: poison  ::
bang {n} (A sudden percussive noise)  :: [Bokmål] smell {n} {m}; [Nynorsk] smell {n} {m}
bang {n} (hair that hangs down over the forehead)  :: pannelugg {m}, lugg {m}
Bangkok {prop} (the capital of Thailand)  :: Bangkok
Bangla {prop} (Bengali) SEE: Bengali  ::
Bangladesh {prop} (country)  :: Bangladesh
Bangladeshi {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Bangladesh)  :: [Bokmål] bangladeshisk; [Nynorsk] bangladeshisk
Bangladeshi {n} (person from Bangladesh or of Bangladeshi descent)  :: [Bokmål] bangladesher {m}; [Nynorsk] bangladeshar {m}
banister {n} (the handrail on the side of a staircase)  :: gelender {n}
banjo {n} (a musical instrument)  :: [Bokmål] banjo
bank {n} (an underwater area of higher elevation, a sandbank)  :: banke {m}
bank {n} (branch office of such an institution)  :: bank {m}
bank {n} (edge of river or lake)  :: bredd {m}
bank {n} (institution)  :: bank {m}
bank {n} (storage for important goods)  :: bank {m}
bankable {adj} (reliable) SEE: reliable  ::
bank account {n} (fund deposited by a customer for safekeeping in a bank)  :: [Bokmål] bankkonto {m}; [Nynorsk] bankkonto {m}
bank machine {n} (automated teller machine) SEE: automated teller machine  ::
banknote {n} (paper currency)  :: seddel, pengeseddel; [Nynorsk] setel, pengesetel
bankrupt {adj} (having been legally declared insolvent)  :: [Bokmål] konkurs; [Nynorsk] konkurs
bankrupt {v} (force into bankruptcy)  :: konkurs, bankerott, insolvent
bankruptcy {n} (legally declared or recognized condition of insolvency)  :: [Bokmål] konkurs {m}; [Nynorsk] konkurs {m}
banner {n} (advertisement in a web page)  :: banner {m}
banner {n} (cause or purpose; a campaign or movement)  :: fane {m}
banner {n} (flag)  :: flagg {n}
banner {n} (large piece of cloth with a device or motto borne in a procession)  :: fane {m}
banner {n} (large sign)  :: banner {m}
bannerette {n} (banneret) SEE: banneret  ::
bannister {n} (the handrail on the side of a staircase)  :: gelender {n}
banquet {n} (a large celebratory meal; a feast)  :: [Bokmål] bankett {m}; [Nynorsk] bankett {m}
baptise {v} (baptise) SEE: baptize  ::
baptism {n} (Christian sacrament with water)  :: dåp {m}
baptismal font {n} (a church article)  :: døpefont
bar {n} (business licensed to sell intoxicating beverages)  :: [Bokmål] bar {m}, drikkested {n}, kneipe {m} {f}, bule {m} {f}
bar {n} (cuboid piece of any commodity)  :: -bar {m}
bar {n} (heraldry: one of the ordinaries) SEE: fess  ::
bar {n} (long, narrow drawn or printed rectangle, cuboid or cylinder)  :: [Bokmål] felt {n}, linje {m} {f}
bar {n} (metallurgy: solid object of round, square, hexagonal, octagonal or rectangular section)  :: [Bokmål] bjelke {m}
bar {n} (music: vertical line across a staff) SEE: bar line  ::
bar {n} (soccer: crossbar) SEE: crossbar  ::
bar {n} (solid object with uniform cross-section)  :: [Bokmål] bjelke {m}, bom {m}
bar {n} (unit of pressure)  :: bar {m}
bar {prep} (with the exception of) SEE: except  ::
barb {n} (beard or something that resembles a beard) SEE: beard  ::
barb {n} (bit for a horse) SEE: bit  ::
barb {n} (kingfish) SEE: kingfish  ::
barb {n} (point that stands backward in an arrow, fishhook, etc)  :: mothake {m}
Barbadian {adj} (of or relating to Barbados)  :: [Bokmål] barbadisk; [Nynorsk] barbadisk
Barbadian {n} (person from Barbados)  :: [Bokmål] barbader {m}; [Nynorsk] barbadar {m}
Barbados {prop} (country in the Caribbean)  :: Barbados
Barbara {prop} (cognates and transliterations of female given name)  :: Barbro
barbarian {n} (an uncivilized person)  :: [Bokmål] barbar {m}; [Nynorsk] barbar {m}
barbariousness {n} (barbarousness) SEE: barbarousness  ::
barbarism {n} (barbaric act)  :: barbari {n}
Barbary ape {n} (tailless monkey) SEE: Barbary macaque  ::
barbary dove {n} (Streptopelia risoria) SEE: ringneck dove  ::
barbecue {n} (cooking instrument)  :: [Bokmål] grill {m}; [Nynorsk] grill {m}
barbecue {v} (grill) SEE: grill  ::
barbecue {v} (to cook food on a barbecue)  :: [Bokmål] grille; [Nynorsk] grille
barbed wire {n} (twisted strands of steel wire)  :: piggtråd {m}
Barcelona {prop} (capital of Catalonia)  :: Barcelona
Barcelonan {adj} (from Barcelona) SEE: Barcelonian  ::
Barcelonan {n} (someone from Barcelona) SEE: Barcelonian  ::
barcode {n} (set of machine-readable parallel bars)  :: strekkode
bare {adv} (barely) SEE: barely  ::
barefoot doctor {n} (farmer with basic medical training)  :: barfotlege {m}
barely {adv} (almost not at all)  :: nesten ikke
barely {adv} (by a small margin)  :: så vidt
barely {adv} (merely)  :: bare så vidt
Barents Island {prop} (island)  :: Barentsøya
Barents Sea {prop} (part of the Arctic Ocean)  :: Barentshavet {n}
barge {n} (flat-bottomed bulk carrier mainly for inland waters)  :: pram {m}
bari {n} (baritone saxophone) SEE: baritone saxophone  ::
baritone {n} (instrument similar to euphonium)  :: [Bokmål] baryton {m}; [Nynorsk] baryton {m}
baritone {n} (male voice)  :: [Bokmål] baryton {m}; [Nynorsk] baryton {m}
baritone {n} (person, instrument or group)  :: [Bokmål] baryton {m}; [Nynorsk] baryton {m}
baritone horn {n} (baritone horn) SEE: baritone  ::
barium {n} (chemical element)  :: barium
bark {n} (exterior covering of a tree)  :: [Bokmål] bark {m}; [Nynorsk] bork {m}
bark {n} (figurative: abrupt utterance)  :: bjeff {n}
bark {n} (in medicine) SEE: Jesuit's bark  ::
bark {n} (short, loud, explosive utterance)  :: bjeff {n}
bark {n} (similar sound of other animals)  :: bjeff {n}
bark {n} (three-masted vessel, foremast and mainmast square-rigged, mizzenmast schooner-rigged)  :: [Bokmål] bark {m}; [Nynorsk] bark {m}
bark {v} (to girdle) SEE: girdle  ::
barking deer {n} (muntjac) SEE: muntjac  ::
bark up the wrong tree {v} (bark up the wrong tree)  :: [Bokmål] ta feil, bli villedet
barley {n} (Hordeum vulgare or its grains)  :: bygg {n} {m}
barman {n} (bartender) SEE: bartender  ::
barn {n} (building)  :: låve {m}
barn {n} (dialect: child) SEE: child  ::
barnacle {n} (barnacle goose) SEE: barnacle goose  ::
barnacle goose {n} (Branta leucopsis)  :: hvitkinngås {f}
barn owl {n} (An owl of the genus Tyto)  :: tårnugle
barn swallow {n} (species of swallow)  :: [Bokmål] låvesvale {f}
bar of chocolate {n} (slab of chocolate)  :: [Bokmål] sjokoladeplate {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] sjokoladeplate {f}
barometer {n} (an instrument for measuring atmospheric pressure)  :: barometer {n}
baroscope {n} (barometer) SEE: barometer  ::
barque {n} (sailing vessel, all masts but sternmost square-rigged)  :: [Bokmål] bark {m}; [Nynorsk] bark {m}
barquentine {n} (sailing vessel)  :: [Bokmål] Skonnertbark
barracks {n} (buildings used by military personnel) SEE: barrack  ::
barrel {n} (jar) SEE: jar  ::
barrel {n} (metallic tube of a gun)  :: [Bokmål] løp {n}, pipe {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] laup {n}, løp {n}, pipe {f}
barrel {n} (round vessel made from staves bound with a hoop)  :: [Bokmål] tønne {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] tunne {f}, tønne {f}
barrel {n} (tube) SEE: tube  ::
barrel vault {n} (architecture)  :: tønnehvelv {n}
barricade {n} (a barrier constructed across a road, especially as a military defence)  :: [Bokmål] barrikade {m}; [Nynorsk] barrikade {m}
barricade {n} (an obstacle, barrier or bulwark)  :: barrikade {m}
barricade {v} (to close or block a road etc., using a barricade)  :: barrikadere
barricade {v} (to keep someone in (or out), using a blockade, especially ships in a port)  :: barrikadere, blokkere, stenge inne
barrier {n} (structure that bars passage)  :: bom {m}
barring {prep} (excepting)  :: bortsett fra
barrow {n} (castrated boar)  :: [Bokmål] galte {m}
bar-tailed godwit {n} (bar-tailed godwit)  :: lappspove {m}
barter {n} (an equal exchange)  :: byttehandel {m}
Bartholomew {prop} (the Apostle)  :: Bartolomeus
barycentre {n} (barycenter) SEE: barycenter  ::
baryon {n} (heavy subatomic particle)  :: [Bokmål] baryon {n}; [Nynorsk] baryon {n}
barytes {n} (barite) SEE: barite  ::
basalt {n} (hard rock)  :: [Bokmål] basalt {m}; [Nynorsk] basalt {m}
base {n} (chemical compound that will neutralize an acid)  :: base
base {n} (headquarters)  :: hovedkvarter {n}
base {n} (safe zone in children's game)  :: frie
baseball {n} (ball game)  :: [Bokmål] baseball
baseboard {n} (panel or molding between floor and interior wall) SEE: skirting board  ::
based {adj} (founded on)  :: baserat
baseless {adj} (based on something that is not true) SEE: unfounded  ::
basement {n} (floor below ground level)  :: kjeller {m}; [Nynorsk] kjellar {m}
Basenji {n} (Basenji)  :: basenji
base year {n} (year chosen for comparison)  :: [Bokmål] basisår {n}; [Nynorsk] basisår {n}
bash {v} (collide) SEE: collide  ::
Basheer {prop} (Bashir) SEE: Bashir  ::
bashful {adj} (inclined to avoid notice)  :: beskjeden, sky, forlegen
Bashkir {prop} (language)  :: basjkirsk; [Nynorsk] basjkirsk
Bashkiria {prop} (Bashkortostan) SEE: Bashkortostan  ::
basic {adj} (elementary, simple, merely functional)  :: [Bokmål] grunnleggende
basil {n} (herb)  :: [Bokmål] basilikum {m}, basilik {m}; [Nynorsk] basilikum {m}
basil {n} (plant)  :: [Bokmål] basilikum {m}, basilik {m}; [Nynorsk] basilikum {m}
basilean {n} (partisan of a king) SEE: royalist  ::
basileolatry {n} (basileiolatry) SEE: basileiolatry  ::
basilica {n} (Christian church building having a nave)  :: basilika {m}
basilisk {n}  :: basilisk {m}
basilisk {n} (snake-like dragon type)  :: basilisk {m}
basilolatry {n} (basileiolatry) SEE: basileiolatry  ::
basin {n} (area of land that drains into a river)  :: basseng {n}; [Bokmål] bekken {n}; [Nynorsk] bekken {n}
basin {n} (bowl for washing, often affixed to a wall)  :: servant {m}, vaskekum {m}, balje {m}
bask {v} (to take great pleasure or satisfaction; to feel warm or happiness)  :: kose seg
basket {n} (basketball: hoop from which a net is suspended)  :: kurv {m}
basket {n} (container)  :: kurv {m}
basket {n} (wire or plastic container for carrying articles for purchase) SEE: shopping basket  ::
basketball {n} (the sport)  :: basketball {m}; [Nynorsk] korgball {m}
Basque {n} (member of a people)  :: basker
Basque {prop} (language)  :: baskisk
bass {n} (perch)  :: bass
bass fiddle {n} (instrument) SEE: double bass  ::
bass guitar {n} (stringed musical instrument)  :: bassgitar {m}, bass {m}
bassoon {n} (musical instrument in the woodwind family)  :: fagott {m}
bass viol {n} (musical instrument) SEE: double bass  ::
bass violin {n} (instrument) SEE: double bass  ::
bastard {n} (contemptible etc. person)  :: drittsekk {m}
bastard {n} (longsword) SEE: longsword  ::
bastard {n} (person born to unmarried parents)  :: lausunge {m}, løsunge {m}, bastard {m}
bastille {n} (citadel) SEE: citadel  ::
bastille {n} (fortress) SEE: fortress  ::
bastille {n} (prison) SEE: prison  ::
bat {n} (club used for striking the ball in sports)  :: balltre {n}
bat {n} (small flying mammal)  :: [Bokmål] flaggermus {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] flaggermus {f}, skinnvengje {f}
bat {v} (hit)  :: [Bokmål] slå
bat an eyelash {v} (to react in any slight way)  :: heve et øyenbryn
bat an eyelid {v} (to react in any slight way)  :: heve et øyelokk
batch {n} (computing)  :: batch
batch {n} (quantity of baked goods made at one time)  :: ladning {f}
bate {v} (masturbate) SEE: masturbate  ::
bate {v} (simple past of beat) SEE: beat  ::
bath {n} (act of bathing)  :: bade
bath {n} (room)  :: bad {n}
bath {n} (tub)  :: badekar {n}
bath {v} (To wash a person or animal in a bath)  :: [Bokmål] bade; [Nynorsk] bada, bade
bathe {n} (act of bathing)  :: bad {n}
bathe {v} (to clean oneself)  :: [Bokmål] bade; [Nynorsk] bada, bade
bathe {v} (to sunbathe) SEE: sunbathe  ::
bathing box {n} (beach hut) SEE: bathing hut  ::
bathing cap {n} (cap worn by swimmers) SEE: swim cap  ::
bathing suit {n} (tight fitting garment for swimming) SEE: swimsuit  ::
bathing trunks {n} (pair of shorts or briefs) SEE: swimming trunks  ::
bathos {n} (anticlimax) SEE: anticlimax  ::
bathos {n} (depth) SEE: depth  ::
bathos {n} (nadir) SEE: nadir  ::
bathrobe {n} (terrycloth robe)  :: [Bokmål] badekåpe {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] badekåpe {f}
bathroom {n} (a room containing a bath where one can bathe)  :: bad {n}, baderom
bathtub {n} (large container in which a person may bathe)  :: badekar {n}
bathymeter {n} (bathometer) SEE: bathometer  ::
bathyscaphe {n} (self-propelled deep-sea submersible)  :: batyskaf
Bats {prop} (a Northeast Caucasian language spoken in Georgia)  :: batsisk
batter {n} (beaten mixture of flour and liquid)  :: [Bokmål] røre {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] røre {f}
batter {v} (to hit or strike violently and repeatedly)  :: slå; [Bokmål] pryle
battering ram {n} (type of siege engine used to smash gates and walls)  :: rambukk {m}
battery {n} (crime of striking another)  :: [Bokmål] legemsbeskadigelse {m}; [Nynorsk] lekamskrenking {f}
battery {n} (device producing electricity)  :: [Bokmål] batteri {n}; [Nynorsk] batteri {n}
battery-powered {adj} (powered by battery)  :: [Bokmål] batteridrevet; [Nynorsk] batteridriven
battle-ax {n} (other senses) SEE: battle axe  ::
battle axe {n} (belligerent woman) SEE: battle-ax  ::
battle axe {n} (electric guitar) SEE: electric guitar  ::
battlefield {n} (field of a land battle)  :: [Bokmål] slagmark {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] slagmark {f}
battleground {n} (location) SEE: battlefield  ::
battleship {n} (warship)  :: [Bokmål] slagskip {n}; [Nynorsk] slagskip {n}
Baumé {n} (Baumé scale) SEE: Baumé scale  ::
bauxite {n} (ore)  :: [Bokmål] bauksitt {m}, bauxitt {m}; [Nynorsk] bauksitt {m}, bauxitt {m}
Bavaria {prop} (state in Germany)  :: [Bokmål] Bayern; [Nynorsk] Bayern
Bavarian {adj} (of or pertaining to Bavaria)  :: [Bokmål] bayersk; [Nynorsk] bayersk
bay {n} (body of water)  :: bukt {f}
bay {n} (herb)  :: laurbærblad {n}
bay {n} (shrub)  :: laurbær {m}
bay leaf {n} (herb)  :: [Bokmål] laurbærblad {n}; [Nynorsk] laurbærblad {n}
Bay of Biscay {prop} (gulf)  :: [Bokmål] Biscayabukten; [Nynorsk] Biscayabukta
bayonet {n} (weapon)  :: bajonett
Bayonne ham {n} (an air dried salted ham that takes its name from the French city of Bayonne)  :: bayonneskinke {f}
bazaar {n} (marketplace)  :: basar {m}
be {v} ((archaic) used to form the perfect aspect with certain intransitive verbs)  :: [Bokmål] være; [Nynorsk] vera, vere
be {v} (elliptical form of "be here", or similar)  :: [Bokmål] være; [Nynorsk] vera, vere
be {v} (exist)  :: [Bokmål] være; [Nynorsk] vera, vere
be {v} (occupy a place)  :: [Bokmål] være; [Nynorsk] vera, vere
be {v} (occur, take place)  :: [Bokmål] være; [Nynorsk] vera, vere
be {v} (used to connect a noun to an adjective that describes it)  :: [Bokmål] være; [Nynorsk] vera, vere
be {v} (used to form the continuous forms of various tenses)  :: Not used in Norwegian
be {v} (used to form the passive voice)  :: [Bokmål] bli; [Nynorsk] verta, verte, bli
be {v} (used to indicate that the subject and object are the same)  :: [Bokmål] være; [Nynorsk] vera, vere
be {v} (used to indicate that the subject has the qualities described by a noun or noun phrase)  :: [Bokmål] være; [Nynorsk] vera, vere
be {v} (used to indicate that the subject plays the role of the predicate nominative)  :: [Bokmål] være; [Nynorsk] vera, vere
be {v} (used to indicate that the values on either side of an equation are the same)  :: [Bokmål] være or være lik; [Nynorsk] vera, vere or vera, vere lik
be {v} (used to indicate weather, air quality, or the like)  :: [Bokmål] være; [Nynorsk] vera, vere
be able to {v} (have ability to)  :: [Bokmål] greie, være i stand til
beach {n} (sandy shore)  :: [Bokmål] strand {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] strand {f}
beach hut {n} (building for changing into swimming clothes) SEE: bathing hut  ::
beach volleyball {n} (sport)  :: strandvolleyball
beak {n} (slang: human nose) SEE: schnozzle  ::
beak {n} (structure projecting from a bird's face)  :: nebb
beaker {n} (drinking vessel without a handle)  :: beger {n}, krus {n}
beaker {n} (flat-bottomed vessel)  :: beger {n}
bean {n} (guinea coin) SEE: guinea  ::
bean {n} (seed)  :: bønne {c}
bean curd {n} (tofu) SEE: tofu  ::
bean goose {n} (Anser fabalis)  :: [Bokmål] sædgås {f}
beanie {n} (cap that fits the head closely)  :: [Bokmål] lue; [Nynorsk] lue
beany {adj} (beanlike) SEE: beanlike  ::
bear {n} (large mammal of family Ursidae)  :: [Bokmål] bjørn {m}; [Nynorsk] bjørn {m}
bear {v} (to be equipped with)  :: bære, føre
bear {v} (to be in a specific direction)  :: bære mot
bear {v} (to carry)  :: bære
bear {v} (to declare as testimony)  :: føre
bear {v} (to give birth) SEE: give birth  ::
bear {v} (to produce or yield)  :: bære fram
bear {v} (to put up with)  :: tåle, utstå
bearberry {n} (the species Arctostaphylos uva-ursi)  :: melbær
bearcat {n} (binturong) SEE: binturong  ::
bear cub {n} (young bear)  :: bjørnung {m}
beard {n} (facial hair)  :: skjegg {n}
bearded vulture {n} (vulture) SEE: lammergeier  ::
bear garlic {n} (ramsons) SEE: ramsons  ::
bearing {n} (mechanical device)  :: [Bokmål] lager {n}; [Nynorsk] lager {n}
bear oneself {v} (behave and conduct oneself) SEE: carry oneself  ::
beast of burden {n} (animal that carries or pulls heavy loads)  :: trekkdyr {n}, kløvdyr {n}
beat {n} (act of reporting before a rival) SEE: scoop  ::
beat {n} (pulse) SEE: pulse  ::
beat {v} (to hit, to knock, to pound, to strike)  :: slå
beat {v} (to win against)  :: slå
beat a dead horse {v} (continue far beyond reason) SEE: flog a dead horse  ::
beat around the bush {v} (to delay or avoid talking about something difficult or unpleasant)  :: gå som katten rundt den varme grøten (circle like a cat around the warm porridge)
beat around the bush {v} (to treat a topic but omit its main points)  :: gå som katten rundt den varme grøten (circle like a cat around the warm porridge)
beaten {adj} (defeated) SEE: defeated  ::
beating {n} (action of the verb to beat)  :: slag {n}
beating {n} (the pulsation of the heart)  :: [Bokmål] hjerteslag {n}; [Nynorsk] hjarteslag {n}
beatnik {n} (beatnik)  :: beatnik {m}
beat up {v} (To give a beating to)  :: banke opp
beau {n} (boyfriend) SEE: boyfriend  ::
beautify {v} (to make beautiful or more beautiful)  :: forskjønne
beauty {n} (beautiful female)  :: [Bokmål] skjønnhet {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] skjønnheit {f}
beauty {n} (quality of pleasing appearance)  :: [Bokmål] skjønnhet {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] venleik {m}, skjønnheit {f}
beauty {n} (something particularly good or pleasing)  :: praktfull {n}
beauty contest {n} (beauty pageant) SEE: beauty pageant  ::
beauty parlor {n} (salon with hairdressers and beauticians)  :: [Bokmål] skjønnhetssalong {m}
beauty queen {n} (winner of a beauty contest)  :: [Bokmål] skjønnhetsdronning {m} {f}
beauty salon {n} (beauty salon) SEE: beauty parlor  ::
beauty spot {n} (birthmark) SEE: mole  ::
beaver {n} (aquatic rodent)  :: [Bokmål] bever {m}; [Nynorsk] bever {m}
beazle {n} (bezel) SEE: bezel  ::
be born {v} (to come into existence through birth)  :: [Bokmål] bli født
be born yesterday {v}  :: født i går
becak {n} (cycle rickshaw) SEE: cycle rickshaw  ::
be called {v} (to have a specific name)  :: hete
because {adv} (on account)  :: [Bokmål] på grunn av
because {conj} (by or for the cause that; on this account that; for the reason that)  :: [Bokmål] fordi, ettersom, da; [Nynorsk] av di, fordi, ettersom,
because of {prep} (on account of, by reason of, for the purpose of)  :: på grunn av
Bechuanaland {prop} (former name for Botswana)  :: Protektoratet Bechuanaland
become {v} (to begin to be)  :: bli
become {v} (to look attractive on, be suitable for)  :: kle
bed {n} (area where a large number of shellfish is found)  :: banke {m}
bed {n} (flat surface or layer on which something else is to be placed)  :: seng {m}
bed {n} (garden plot)  :: bed {n}
bed {n} (piece of furniture)  :: seng {m}
bed {n} (prepared spot to spend the night in)  :: seng {m}
bed {n} (shaped piece of timber to hold a cask clear) SEE: pallet  ::
bed {n} (the bottom of a lake or other body of water)  :: bunn {m}
bedbound {adj} (unable to leave one's bed) SEE: bedridden  ::
bedbug {n} (small nocturnal insects)  :: veggdyr
bedclothes {n} (sheets, blankets, quilts or other coverings used on a bed)  :: sengetøy {n}
bedcover {n} (decorative cover for a bed) SEE: bedspread  ::
bedfast {adj} (unable to leave one's bed) SEE: bedridden  ::
bedouin {n} (desert-dweller)  :: beduin {m}
bedpan {n} (chamber pot used while still in bed)  :: [Bokmål] bekken {n}; [Nynorsk] bekken {n}
bedridden {adj} (confined to bed)  :: sengeliggende
bedrock {n} (underground solid rock)  :: grunnfjell {n}
bedroom {n} (room in a house where a bed is kept for sleeping)  :: [Bokmål] soveværelse {n}, soverom {n}; [Nynorsk] soverom {n}
bed sheet {n} (sheet, a piece of cloth cut and finished as bedlinen)  :: laken {n}
bedsheet {n} (a sheet, a piece of cloth cut and finished as bedlinen)  :: laken {n}
bedside table {n} (nightstand) SEE: nightstand  ::
bedspread {n} (coverlet) SEE: coverlet  ::
bedtime {n} (time when one goes to bed to sleep)  :: [Bokmål] sengetid {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] sengetid {f}, sengtid {f}
bee {n} (insect)  :: bie {m} {f}
beech {n} (tree of Fagus family)  :: bøk {m}
beef {n} (cow, bull) SEE: cow, bull  ::
beef {n} (meat)  :: storfekjøtt {n}
beef up {v} (to strengthen or reinforce) SEE: strengthen  ::
beefy {adj} (muscular) SEE: muscular  ::
beefy {adj} (robust) SEE: robust  ::
beehive {n} (home of bees)  :: bikube {c}
beehive {n} (man-made structure in which bees are kept for their honey)  :: bikube
beekeeper {n} (someone who keeps bees)  :: birøkter {m}
beekeeping {n} (raising bees)  :: birøkt {c}
beemer {n} (slang term for a BMW car or motorcycle)  :: beamer {m}
beer {n} (alcoholic drink made of malt)  :: øl
beer {n} (glass of beer)  :: øl {m}
beer goggles {n} (the illusion that people are more attractive, brought on by alcohol consumption)  :: [Bokmål] ølbrille {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] ølbrille {f}
beer gut {n} (beer belly) SEE: beer belly  ::
beer parlor {n} (beer parlour) SEE: beer parlour  ::
bee sting {n} (puncture from a Anthophila)  :: bistikk
beestings {n} (first milk drawn from an animal) SEE: colostrum  ::
beet {n} (Beta vulgaris)  :: roe
beetle {n} (insect)  :: bille {m}
Beetle {n} (Volkswagen car)  :: boble {m} {f}
beetroot {n} (a normally deep red coloured cultivar of the beet)  :: rødbete; [Nynorsk] raudbete
before {adv} (at an earlier time)  :: før
before {prep} (earlier than in time)  :: før
before {prep} (in front of in space)  :: [Bokmål] foran; [Nynorsk] føre, framanfor
beforehand {adv} (at an earlier time)  :: i forkant; [Bokmål] på forhånd, i forveien, i forvegen
beforesaid {adj} (previously said) SEE: aforesaid  ::
befriend {v} (make friends) SEE: make friends  ::
beggar {n} (person who begs)  :: tigger {m}
begin {v} (To start, to initiate or take the first step into something.)  :: begynne
beginning {n} (act of doing that which begins anything)  :: [Bokmål] begynnelse {m}
beginning {n} (initial portion of some extended thing)  :: [Bokmål] begynnelse {m}
beginning {n} (that which begins or originates something)  :: [Bokmål] begynnelse {m}
behalf {n} (stead) SEE: stead  ::
behave {v} (to act in a specific manner)  :: oppføre seg
behave oneself {v} (to act in a polite or proper way) SEE: behave  ::
beheadal {n} (beheading) SEE: beheading  ::
behind {n}  :: bak {m}
behind {n} (butt, buttocks)  :: bak {m}, rompe {c}
behind {n} (rear, back-end)  :: bakpart {m}
behind {prep} (after, time- or motion-wise)  :: bak
behind {prep} (at the back of)  :: bak
behind {prep} (in support of)  :: bak
behind {prep} (to the back of)  :: bak
behoove {v} (to be necessary)  :: være nødvendig
behoove {v} (to suit; to befit)  :: [reflexive] passe
Beijing {prop} (capital of China)  :: Beijing, Peking, Pekin
Beijinger {n} (Pekingese) SEE: Pekingese  ::
Beijingese {adj} (Pekingese) SEE: Pekingese  ::
Beijingese {n} (Pekingese) SEE: Pekingese  ::
Beijing opera {n} (Peking opera) SEE: Peking opera  ::
being {n} (a living creature)  :: vesen
being {n} (the state or fact of existence)  :: tilværelse, det å være, bli til
Beirut {prop} (capital of Lebanon)  :: Beirut
Belarus {prop} (country)  :: Hviterussland [Bokmål], Kviterussland [Nynorsk]
Belarusian {adj} (pertaining to Belarus)  :: [Bokmål] hviterussisk; [Nynorsk] kviterussisk
Belarusian {n} (person from Belarus or of Belarusian descent)  :: [Bokmål] hviterusser {m}, kviterusser {m}; [Nynorsk] kviterussar {m}
Belarusian {prop} (language)  :: hviterussisk; [Nynorsk] kviterussisk
belated {adj} (later in relation to the proper time)  :: forsinket, på etterskudd
beleaguer {v} (to besiege; to surround with troops)  :: beleire; [Nynorsk] omleire
Belgian {adj} (of or pertaining to Belgians or Belgian people)  :: belgisk
Belgian {adj} (of or pertaining to Belgium)  :: belgisk
Belgian {n} (Belgian, person from Belgium)  :: [Bokmål] belgier {m}; [Nynorsk] belgiar {m}
Belgian Sheepdog {n} (Belgian Groenendael) SEE: Belgian Groenendael  ::
Belgian Sheepdog {n} (Umbrella term for the four Belgian sheepdog variants)  :: belgisk fårehund {m}
Belgium {prop} (country in Europe)  :: Belgia; [Nynorsk] Belgia
Belgrade {prop} (capital of Serbia)  :: Beograd, Belgrad
believe {v} (to accept that someone is telling the truth (object: person))  :: tro
believe {v}  :: tro
Belize {prop} (country)  :: Belize
Belizean {adj} (Pertaining to Belize)  :: [Bokmål] belizisk; [Nynorsk] belizisk
Belizean {n} (person from Belize)  :: [Bokmål] belizer {m}; [Nynorsk] belizar {m}
Belizian {adj} (Belizean) SEE: Belizean  ::
Belizian {n} (Belizean) SEE: Belizean  ::
bell {n} (informal: telephone call)  :: ringing {m} {f}
bell {n} (percussive instrument)  :: [Bokmål] bjelle {m} {f}, klokke {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] bjølle {f}, klokke {f}
bell {n} (signal at a school)  :: innringing {m} {f}
bell {n} (the flared end of a brass or woodwind instrument)  :: sjallstykke {n}
bell {v} (to attach a bell to)  :: henge en bjelle på
belladonna {n} (a plant, Atropa belladonna) SEE: deadly nightshade  ::
bellicist {n} (warmonger) SEE: warmonger  ::
belligerent {adj} (eager to go to war)  :: krigersk, stridslysten
belligerent {adj} (hostile, eager to fight)  :: stridslysten
bellows {n} (air blower)  :: blåsebelg {n}
bell pepper {n} (spicy-sweet vegetable)  :: paprika {m}
bell the cat {v} (to undertake a dangerous action in the service of a group)  :: [Bokmål] henge bjella på katten; [Nynorsk] hengje bjølla på katten, henge bjølla på katten
belly {n} (abdomen)  :: [Bokmål] mage {m}
belly dance {n} (form of dance)  :: [Bokmål] magedans {m}, mavedans {m}; [Nynorsk] magedans {m}
belly dancer {n} (person who performs belly dances)  :: [Bokmål] magedanser {m}, magedanserinne {m} {f}
belly flop {n} (style of diving)  :: [Bokmål] mageplask {n}
belong {v} (be the property of)  :: [Bokmål] tilhøre; [Nynorsk] tilhøyre
belowstairs {adv} (downstairs) SEE: downstairs  ::
belt {n} (band used for safety purposes)  :: belte {n}
belt {n} (band used in a machine to help transfer motion or power)  :: belte {n}
belt {n} (band worn around the waist)  :: belte {n}
belt {n} (geographical region)  :: belte {n}, region {m}
belt loop {n} (highway) SEE: beltway  ::
beltway {n} (a freeway that encircles a city) SEE: ring road  ::
beluga {n} (cetacean, Delphinapterus leucas)  :: [Bokmål] hvithval {m}, kvitkval {m}; [Nynorsk] kvitkval {m}
bemock {v} (mock) SEE: mock  ::
bench {n} (long seat)  :: benk {m}
bench {n} (workbench) SEE: workbench  ::
bench {v} (remove a player from play)  :: benke
benchlet {n} (stool) SEE: stool  ::
bend {v}  :: bøye
bend {v} (to cause to shape into a curve)  :: bøye
bender {n} (simple shelter) SEE: bender tent  ::
bender {n} (slang: homosexual man)  :: skeiv {m}
bends {n} (nautical: thickest and strongest planks on the sides of a ship) SEE: wales  ::
beneath {prep} (below)  :: under
Benedict {prop} (male given name)  :: Bendik
Benedicta {prop} (feminine form of Benedict)  :: Benedikte
benediction {n} (a short invocation for divine help, blessing and guidance, usually after a church worship service)  :: takksigelse
benefactive case {n} (case used to indicate beneficiary)  :: benefaktiv
benefit {n} (payment, subsidy)  :: [Bokmål] ytelse {m}
benefit of the doubt {n} (a favorable judgement given in the absence of full evidence)  :: [Bokmål] la tvilen komme tiltalte til gode; [Nynorsk] la tvilen kome tiltalte til gode
benevolent {adj} (having a disposition to do good)  :: velvillig
benevolent {adj} (possessing or manifesting love for mankind)  :: menneskekjærlig
Bengali {prop} (language)  :: [Bokmål] bengali {m}
Benghazi {prop} (Benghazi, Libya)  :: Benghazi
benign tumor {n} (tumor which can usually be removed without serious complications)  :: godarta svulst {m}
Benin {prop} (country)  :: Benin
Beninese {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Benin)  :: [Bokmål] beninsk; [Nynorsk] beninsk
Beninese {n} (person)  :: [Bokmål] beniner {m}; [Nynorsk] beninar {m}
Benjamin {prop} (male given name)  :: Benjamin
Benjamin {prop} (the youngest son of Jacob)  :: Benjamin
benumb {v} (deaden) SEE: deaden  ::
benumb {v} (make numb) SEE: numb  ::
benzene {n} (the phenyl group) SEE: phenyl  ::
benzine {n} (benzene) SEE: benzene  ::
benzoic acid {n} (white crystalline organic acid, C6H5COOH)  :: [Bokmål] benzosyre {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] benzosyre {f}
benzoin {n} (spicebush) SEE: spicebush  ::
be prepared {phrase} (motto)  :: vær beredt
bequest {n} (a person's inheritance)  :: testamentarisk gave, legat {n}
bequest {n} (will of the deceased)  :: testament {n}
be quiet {interj} (common imperative instructing the addressed to remain silent) SEE: silence  ::
berdache {n} (person who identifies with a gender identity not exclusively corresponding to their biological sex) SEE: two-spirit  ::
beret {n} (type of brimless cap)  :: [Bokmål] alpelue {m} {f}, beret {m}
Bergen {prop} (city in Norway)  :: Bergen
berkelium {n} (transuranic chemical element)  :: berkelium
Berlin {prop} (capital city of Germany)  :: Berlin
Berliner {n} (doughnut)  :: [Bokmål] berlinerbolle {m}
Berliner {n} (native or inhabitant of Berlin)  :: berliner {m}
Bermuda {prop} (island group)  :: Bermuda
Bernard {prop} (male given name)  :: Bernhard
Bernice {prop} (female given name) SEE: Berenice  ::
berry {n} (small fruit)  :: bær {n}
berry sugar {n} (caster sugar) SEE: caster sugar  ::
berserk {n} (a crazed Norse warrior who fought in a frenzy)  :: berserk
berth {n} (bunk)  :: køye
beryllium {n} (chemical element)  :: beryllium; [Nynorsk] beryllium
beside {prep} (next to)  :: ved siden av
beside {prep} (not relevant to)  :: på siden
besiege {v} (to surround with armed forces)  :: beleire; [Nynorsk] omleire
bespoke {adj} (individually or custom made)  :: [Bokmål] skreddersy, spesialtilpasse
best {adj} (superlative of the adjective good)  :: best
best {adv} (superlative of the adverb well)  :: best
best {n} (effort)  :: beste
best {n} (person)  :: best
best {v} (to beat)  :: slå
best friend {n} (an especially close and trusted friend)  :: bestevenn
best man {n} (primary attendant to the groom)  :: [Bokmål] forlover {m}; [Nynorsk] forlovar {m}
best of both worlds {n} (combination of two contradictory benefits)  :: [Bokmål] det beste fra to verdener
bestow {v} (present a thing as a gift or honour)  :: forære, skjenke
best regards {n} (polite closing of a letter)  :: med vennlig hilsen
bestride {v} (dominate) SEE: dominate  ::
bestseller {n} (book or thing sold in large numbers)  :: [Bokmål] bestselger {m}; [Nynorsk] bestseljar {m}
bet {n} (a wager)  :: veddemål {n}
bet {v} (To be sure of something)  :: vedde på
bet {v} (To stake or pledge upon the outcome of an event)  :: vedde
be taken ill {v} (to become ill) SEE: take sick  ::
Bethlehem {prop} (City)  :: Betlehem
betray {v} (to deliver into the hands of an enemy)  :: [Bokmål] forråde
betrayal {n} (treason) SEE: treason  ::
betrayer {n} (someone who betrays)  :: angiver, forræder, sladrehank, sviker, tyster
betrothment {n} (betrothal) SEE: betrothal  ::
better {adj} (comparative of the adjectives good or well)  :: [Bokmål] bedre; [Nynorsk] betre
better {adv} (comparative form of the adverb well)  :: bedre
better {v} (to improve)  :: forbedre
better an egg today than a hen tomorrow {proverb} (a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush) SEE: a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush  ::
better half {n} (spouse or lover)  :: [Bokmål] bedre halvdel {m}
better late than never {adv} (it’s better to do something late, than to never do it at all)  :: bedre sent enn aldri, bedre seint enn aldri
better safe than sorry {proverb} (it is preferable to be cautious)  :: bedre å være på den sikre siden
between {prep} (in the position or interval that separates two things)  :: mellom
between {prep} (in transit from one to the other)  :: mellom
between {prep} (one of, representing a choice)  :: mellom
between {prep} (shared in confidence by)  :: mellom
beverage {n} (a drink)  :: drikk {m}
beware {v} (use caution, pay attention (to))  :: passe seg (for)
bewitch {v} (to cast a spell)  :: [Bokmål] forhekse; [Nynorsk] forhekse
beyond {n} (afterlife) SEE: afterlife  ::
beyond {n} (unknown) SEE: unknown  ::
beyond the pale {prep} (behaviour)  :: over streken
Bharat {prop} (India) SEE: India  ::
Bhubaneshwar {prop} (Bhubaneswar) SEE: Bhubaneswar  ::
Bhutan {prop} (Himalayan country)  :: Bhutan
Bhutanese {adj} (pertaining to Bhutan)  :: [Bokmål] bhutansk; [Nynorsk] bhutansk
Bhutanese {n} (person from Bhutan)  :: [Bokmål] bhutaner {m}; [Nynorsk] bhutanar {m}
biannual {adj} (occurring every two years) SEE: biennial  ::
biannual {adj} (occurring twice a year; semi-annual)  :: halvårlig, halvårs-
bias {n} (inclination towards something; predisposition, partiality)  :: Fordom, partiskhet
bias {n}  :: partisk
biathlon {n} (winter sport)  :: [Bokmål] skiskyting {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] skiskyting {f}
bib {n} (bibcock) SEE: bibcock  ::
bib {n} (Trisopterus luscus) SEE: pouting  ::
bib {v} (to drink heavily) SEE: tipple  ::
bibimbap {n} (Korean dish of white rice topped with vegetables, beef, a whole egg, and gochujang)  :: bibimbap {m}
Bible {prop} (Christian holy book)  :: bibel {m}
biblical {adj} (Of or relating to the Bible)  :: [Bokmål] bibelsk; [Nynorsk] bibelsk
bibliophage {n} (person who loves books) SEE: bookworm  ::
bibliophily {n} (bibliophily) SEE: bibliophilia  ::
bibulously {adv} (drunkenly) SEE: drunkenly  ::
bicarbonate {n} (chemistry)  :: hydrogenkarbonat {n}
bicarbonate {n} (of soda)  :: natron {n}
bicarbonate of soda {n} (sodium bicarbonate) SEE: sodium bicarbonate  ::
biceps {n} (biceps brachii) SEE: biceps brachii  ::
bichon {n} (Bichon Frisé) SEE: Bichon Frisé  ::
bicycle {n} (vehicle)  :: sykkel {m}
bicycle kick {n} (kick)  :: brassespark
bicycle lane {n} (part of a roadway designated for use by cyclists)  :: sykkelsti {m}, sykkelfelt {n}
bicycle path {n} (segregated path for the use of bicycles)  :: [Bokmål] sykkelsti {m}; [Nynorsk] sykkelsti {m}, sykkelstig {m}
bicycle rack {n} (rack in which bicycles may be parked) SEE: bicycle stand  ::
bicyclist {n} (rider of bicycle) SEE: cyclist  ::
bid {n} (offer at an auction)  :: [Bokmål] bud {n}; [Nynorsk] bud {n}
bidet {n} (low-mounted plumbing fixture for cleaning the genitalia and anus)  :: bidet
bidirectional {adj} (moving in two directions)  :: bidireksjonal, toretnings-
bidirectional {adj} (operating in two directions)  :: bidireksjonal, toretnings-
bid price {n} (bidding price) SEE: bidding price  ::
bifurcate {v} (divide into two)  :: bifurkere
big {adj} (of a great size, see also: large)  :: stor
big brother {n} (a sibling's older brother) SEE: elder brother  ::
big data {n} (collection of data sets)  :: stordata
Big Dipper {prop} (bright circumpolar asterism of the northern sky)  :: Karlsvognen
big league {adj} (major league) SEE: major league  ::
big league {n} (major league) SEE: major league  ::
Big Mac {n} (burger)  :: Big Mac {m}
bigotedness {n} (bigotry) SEE: bigotry  ::
big shot {n} (person with reputation or importance) SEE: big cheese  ::
big sister {n} (a sibling's older sister) SEE: elder sister  ::
big-time {adj} (bigtime) SEE: bigtime  ::
big-time {adv} (bigtime) SEE: bigtime  ::
big toe {n} (largest of the toes of the foot of a human)  :: [Bokmål] stortå {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] stortå {f}
big wheel {n} (Ferris wheel) SEE: Ferris wheel  ::
bike {n} (bicycle)  :: sykkel {m}
bike {n} (motorcycle)  :: motorsykkel {m}
bike cab {n} (cycle rickshaw used as taxi) SEE: pedicab  ::
bike lane {n} (bicycle lane) SEE: bicycle lane  ::
bike path {n} (bicycle path) SEE: bicycle path  ::
biker {n} (person who rides a bicycle) SEE: cyclist  ::
bike rack {n} (bicycle stand) SEE: bicycle stand  ::
bikini {n} (bathing suit)  :: [Bokmål] bikini {m}; [Nynorsk] bikini {m}
bilberry {n} (the shrub of this plant)  :: [Bokmål] blåbær {n}; [Nynorsk] blåbær {n}
bilberry {n} (type of blueberry from the cowberry family)  :: [Bokmål] blåbær {n}; [Nynorsk] blåbær {n}
bile {n} (secretion produced by the liver)  :: galle {m}
bilingual {adj} (speaking two languages)  :: [Bokmål] bilingv, bilingval, tospråklig; [Nynorsk] bilingv, bilingval, tospråkleg
bilingual dictionary {n} (translation dictionary) SEE: translation dictionary  ::
bilingualism {n} (condition of being bilingual)  :: tospråklighet {m} {f}
bilk {v} (defraud, cheat)  :: la i stikken
bill {n} (bird's beak)  :: nebb
bill {n} (invoice)  :: [Bokmål] regning {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] rekning {f}
bill {n} (piece of paper money) SEE: banknote  ::
billet-doux {n} (love letter) SEE: love letter  ::
billfold {n} (wallet) SEE: wallet  ::
billiards {n} (a cue sport)  :: [Bokmål] biljard {m}; [Nynorsk] biljard {m}
billiard table {n} (table used for playing billiards etc.)  :: [Bokmål] biljardbord {n}; [Nynorsk] biljardbord {n}
billion {num} (a thousand million; 1,000,000,000; a milliard)  :: milliard
billionaire {n} (wealth exceeding one billion (10⁹))  :: milliardær {m}
bill of materials {n} (a list of materials and components)  :: stykkliste
billy goat {n} (male goat)  :: [Bokmål] geitebukk {m}; [Nynorsk] geitebukk {m}
binary {adj} (on or off)  :: binær
binary {adj} (using binary number system)  :: [Bokmål] binær; [Nynorsk] binær
binary star system {n} (binary star) SEE: binary star  ::
bind {v} (transitive connect)  :: binde
bind {v} (transitive to tie or fasten tightly together, with a cord, band, ligature, chain, etc.)  :: binde
binder {n} (chemical etc. that causes other substances to form into one)  :: [Bokmål] bindemiddel {n}; [Nynorsk] bindemiddel {n}
binge eating disorder {n} (medical disorder)  :: overspisingslidelse
binky {n} (pacifier) SEE: pacifier  ::
bin man {n} (garbage collector) SEE: garbage collector  ::
binoculars {n} (hand-held device for looking at a distance.)  :: kikkert {m}; [Nynorsk] kikert {m}
bio- {prefix} (life)  :: bio-
biocenosis {n} (biocoenosis) SEE: biocoenosis  ::
biochemistry {n} (the chemistry of those compounds that occur in living organisms, and the processes that occur in their metabolism and catabolism)  :: [Bokmål] biokjemi {m}; [Nynorsk] biokjemi {m}
bioelectrical {adj} (bioelectric) SEE: bioelectric  ::
biogenesis {n} (biosynthesis) SEE: biosynthesis  ::
biographic {adj} (biographical) SEE: biographical  ::
biography {n} (personal life story)  :: [Bokmål] biografi {m}; [Nynorsk] biografi {m}
bioinspired {adj} (bio-inspired) SEE: bio-inspired  ::
biology {n} (study of living matter)  :: [Bokmål] biologi {m}; [Nynorsk] biologi {m}
biometric {adj} (of, pertaining to or using biometrics)  :: [Bokmål] biometrisk; [Nynorsk] biometrisk
bionic ear {n} (cochlear implant) SEE: cochlear implant  ::
biopsychology {n} (biological psychology) SEE: biological psychology  ::
bipennate {adj} (pinnate with a pinnate leaflet) SEE: bipinnate  ::
bipolar disorder {n} (psychiatric diagnostic category)  :: bipolar lidelse
birch {n} (tree)  :: [Bokmål] bjørk {m} {f}, bjerk {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] bjørk {f}
birch {n} (wood)  :: [Bokmål] bjerk {m} {f}, bjørk {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] bjørk {f}
birch bolete {n} (Leccinum scabrum)  :: brunskrubb {m}
bird {n} (animal)  :: [Bokmål] fugl {m}; [Nynorsk] fugl {m}
bird {n} (woman)  :: rype {f}
bird cherry {n} (Prunus padus)  :: hegg
bird dog {n} (gun dog) SEE: gun dog  ::
bird dog {n} (tout) SEE: tout  ::
bird flu {n} (avian influenza) SEE: avian influenza  ::
birdhouse {n} (aviary) SEE: aviary  ::
birdie {n} (badminton: shuttlecock) SEE: shuttlecock  ::
birdie {n} (bird, birdling)  :: småfugl {m}, titting (dialect)
birdlife {n} (birds collectively)  :: [Bokmål] fugleliv {n}; [Nynorsk] fugleliv {n}
birdlime {n} (serving of a prison sentence) SEE: time  ::
birdling {n} (small bird, birdie)  :: småfugl {m}
birdlover {n} (one who loves birds) SEE: ornithophile  ::
bird of paradise {n} (bird)  :: [Bokmål] paradisfugl {m}; [Nynorsk] paradisfugl {m}
bird of passage {n} (bird) SEE: migrant  ::
bird's-eye view {n} (view from directly or high above)  :: [Bokmål] fugleperspektiv {n}; [Nynorsk] fugleperspektiv {n}
birds of a feather flock together {proverb} (people of similar character, etc. tend to associate)  :: like barn leker best
birds of the feather flock together {proverb} (birds of a feather flock together) SEE: birds of a feather flock together  ::
biro {n} (ballpoint pen) SEE: ballpoint pen  ::
birthdate {n} (date of birth) SEE: date of birth  ::
birthday {n} (anniversary)  :: bursdag {m}, fødselsdag {m}
birthday {n} (date of birth)  :: fødselsdag {m}
birthday cake {n} (birthday cake)  :: [Bokmål] bursdagskake {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] bursdagskake {f}
birthday suit {n} (nakedness)  :: Adams drakt [used of men], Evas drakt [used of women]
birthmark {n} (a mark on the skin formed before birth)  :: føflekk {c}, fødselsmerke {n}
Biscay {prop} (Bay of Biscay) SEE: Bay of Biscay  ::
biscuit {n} (cracker) SEE: cracker  ::
biscuit {n} (ship's "bread")  :: kjeks {m}
biscuit {n} (small, flat baked good, see also: cookie)  :: kjeks {m}, småkake {m}
bisexual {adj} (hermaphrodite) SEE: hermaphrodite  ::
bisexuality {n} (psychology)  :: bisexualitet {m}
Bishkek {prop} (capital of Kyrgyzstan)  :: Bisjkek
bishop {n} (chess piece)  :: løper {m}
bishop {n} (church official, supervisor of priests and congregations)  :: [Bokmål] biskop {m}, bisp {m}; [Nynorsk] biskop {m}, bisp {m}
bismuth {n} (chemical element)  :: vismut
bistro {n} (small restaurant)  :: bistro {m}
bisyllabic {adj} (comprising two syllables) SEE: disyllabic  ::
bit {n} (coin) SEE: coin  ::
bit {n} (metal in horse's mouth)  :: bitt {n}
bit {n} (portion)  :: bit {m}
bit {n} (rotary cutting tool)  :: bit {n}
bit {n} (small amount of something)  :: bit {m}
bitch {n} (complaint) SEE: complaint  ::
bitch {n} (disagreeable, aggressive person, usually female)  :: tispe {f}
bitch {n} (female canine)  :: tispe {f}
bitch {n} (playful variation on dog (sense "man")) SEE: dog  ::
bitchwork {n} (undesirable and demeaning work) SEE: McJob, grunt work  ::
bite {n} (act of biting)  :: biting {m}
bite {n} (mouthful)  :: tygge {m}, munnfull {m}
bite {n} (swelling of one's skin caused by an insect's mouthparts or sting)  :: stikk {n}, bitt {n}
bite {n} (wound left behind after having been bitten)  :: bitt {n}
bite {v} (to attack with the teeth)  :: bite
bite {v} (to bite a baited hook or other lure)  :: bite på
bite {v} (to cut off a piece by clamping the teeth)  :: bite
bite {v} (to fall for a deception)  :: bite på
bite {v} (to hold something by clamping one’s teeth)  :: bite
bite {v} (to sting)  :: bite
bite off more than one can chew {v} (To try to do too much)  :: gape over for mye, ta seg vann over hodet
bite one's tongue {v} (prevent oneself from uttering a word)  :: hvis du ikke har noe hyggelig å si, si ingen ting
bite the bullet {v} (endure punishment with dignity or accept a negative aspect of a situation)  :: bite i det sure eple [bite into the sour apple]
bite the dust {v} (to die)  :: [Bokmål] bite i gresset, bite i graset; [Nynorsk] bite i graset
bite the dust {v} (to quit or fail)  :: [Bokmål] bite i gresset, bite i graset; [Nynorsk] bite i graset
Bitola {prop} (city)  :: Bitola
bitter {adj} (cynical and resentful)  :: bitter
bitter {adj} (hateful or hostile)  :: bitter
bitter {adj} (having an acrid taste)  :: bitter
bitter cucumber {n} (colocynth) SEE: colocynth  ::
bitterling {n} (Rhodeus amarus) SEE: European bitterling  ::
blab {n} (gossip) SEE: gossip  ::
black {adj} (absorbing all light)  :: svart, sort
black {adj} (Bad; evil)  :: svart
black {adj} (Illegitimate, illegal or disgraced)  :: svart
black {adj} (relating to persons of African descent)  :: svart
black {adj} (without light)  :: mørk
black {adj} (without milk)  :: svart
black {n} (colour/color)  :: svart, sort
black {n} (person)  :: svart
black {v} (to blacken) SEE: blacken  ::
black alder {n} (American winterberry) SEE: American winterberry  ::
black alder winterberry {n} (American winterberry) SEE: American winterberry  ::
black and white {adj} (black-and-white) SEE: black-and-white  ::
black bag {n} (plastic bag for the disposal of household waste) SEE: garbage bag  ::
blackberry {n} (blackcurrant) SEE: blackcurrant  ::
blackberry {n} (fruit)  :: bjørnebær {n}
blackberry {n} (shrub)  :: bjørnebær {n}
blackbird {n} (common thrush, Turdus merula)  :: [Bokmål] svarttrost {m}; [Nynorsk] svarttrast {m} {f}, svarttrost {m} {f}
blackboard {n} (a surface that can be written upon with chalk)  :: tavle {m} {f}
blackcap {n} (Sylvia atricapilla)  :: [Bokmål] munk {m}
black cat {n} (Martes pennanti) SEE: fisher  ::
blackcurrant {n} (berry)  :: solbær {n}
blackcurrant {n} (shrub)  :: [Bokmål] solbærbusk {m}, solbærplante {m}
Black Death {prop} (the Black Death)  :: svartedauden [definite form]
Black Ditch {prop} (Taiwan Strait) SEE: Taiwan Strait  ::
black earth {n} (chernozem) SEE: chernozem  ::
black eye {n} (bruised eye)  :: blått øye {n}, blåveis {m}
Blackfoot {prop} (a North American confederacy)  :: svartfot {m}
black grouse {n} (Lyrurus tetrix)  :: orrfugl
blackguard {n} (scoundrel) SEE: scoundrel  ::
black hole {n} (celestial body)  :: [Bokmål] svart hull, sort hull; [Nynorsk] svart hòl
blacking {n} (shoe polish) SEE: shoe polish  ::
black lead {n} (graphite) SEE: graphite  ::
black light {n} (light bulb that emits ultraviolet light)  :: black light
blacklist {v} (to place on a blacklist)  :: [Bokmål] svarteliste; [Nynorsk] svarteliste
blackmail {n} (payment of money exacted by means of intimidation)  :: utpressing {m} {f}, utpresning {m} {f}
Black Maria {n} (a police van for transporting prisoners)  :: svartemarje {c}
black metal {n} (a subgenre of heavy metal)  :: svartmetall
black rhinoceros {n} (Diceros bicornis)  :: spissneshorn
Black Sea {prop} (an inland sea between southeastern Europe, Caucasus and Asia Minor)  :: Svartehavet {n}
blacksmith {n} (iron forger)  :: [Bokmål] smed {m}, grovsmed {m}; [Nynorsk] smed {m}, grovsmed {m}
blackthorn {n} (Prunus spinosa)  :: slåpetorn {m}, [the fruit] slåpe {m} {f}
black-throated diver {n} (Gavia arctica)  :: storlom {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] storlom {m}
black-throated loon {n} (large member of the diver family, Gavia immer)  :: storlom {m}
black vulture {n} (Aegypius monachus) SEE: Eurasian black vulture  ::
black widow {n} (a murderous woman)  :: sorte enke {f}
black widow {n} (species of venomous spider)  :: sorte enke {f}
bladder {n} (urinary bladder) SEE: urinary bladder  ::
bladder infection {n} (urinary tract infection) SEE: urinary tract infection  ::
blade {n} (part of a propeller)  :: blad {n}
blade {n} (sharp-edged or pointed working end of a tool or utensil)  :: [Bokmål] blad {n}, [of sword etc.] klinge {m}; [Nynorsk] blad {n}, [of sword etc.] klinge {f}
blade {n} (slang term for a weapon such as a dagger)  :: blad {n}
blade {n} (The flat part of a leaf or petal)  :: blad {n}
blade {n} (thin plate, foil)  :: blad {n}
blame {n} (censure) SEE: censure  ::
blame {n} (culpability) SEE: culpability  ::
blame {n} (responsibility) SEE: responsibility  ::
blame {v} (place blame upon)  :: skylde
blanch {v} (to grow or become white)  :: blekne
blank {adj} (free from writing, printing or marks)  :: blank
blank {n} (space character)  :: [Bokmål] mellomrom {n}; [Nynorsk] mellomrom {n}
blanket {n} (fabric)  :: dyne {m} {f}, teppe {n}
blanket {n} (layer of anything)  :: teppe {n}
blare {n} (a loud sound)  :: brøl {n}, skrall {n}
blare {v} (to make a loud sound)  :: brøle, skralle
blasphemous {adj} (lacking piety or respect for the sacred)  :: [Bokmål] blasfemisk; [Nynorsk] blasfemisk
blasphemy {n} (Irreverence toward something sacred)  :: blasfemi
blast {n} (explosion)  :: explosjon, sprenging
bleach {n} (chemical)  :: [Bokmål] blekemiddel {n}, bleikemiddel {n}; [Nynorsk] bleikemiddel {n}, bleikjemiddel {n}
bleach {v} (to treat with bleach)  :: [Bokmål] bleke, bleike; [Nynorsk] bleike, bleikje
bleachers {n} (tiered, exposed spectator seating)  :: tribuner {m}
bleed dry {v} (to bleed white) SEE: bleed white  ::
bleeding {n} (the flow or loss of blood from a damaged blood vessel)  :: [Bokmål] blødning {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] bløding {f}
bless {v} (confer blessing on)  :: velsigne, signa, blessa
blessed {adj} (having divine aid, or protection, or other blessing)  :: velsignet
blessing {n} (prayer before a meal) SEE: grace  ::
bless you {interj} (said to somebody who has sneezed)  :: prosit
bless you {interj} (short for "God bless you") SEE: God bless you  ::
blind {adj} (unable to see)  :: [Bokmål] blind {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] blind {m} {f}
blind {v} (make temporarily or permanently blind)  :: blinde [permanently], blende [temporarily, as by the sun]
blind alley {n} (a street that leads nowhere)  :: [Bokmål] blindvei {m}, blindveg {m}, blindgate {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] blindveg {m}, blindgate {f}
blind gut {n} (caecum) SEE: caecum  ::
blindingly {adv} (extremely) SEE: extremely  ::
blindness {n} (condition of being blind)  :: [Bokmål] blindhet {m} {f}
blindside {n} (driver's field of blindness)  :: [Bokmål] dødvinkel {m}
blindside {n} (in rugby union) SEE: blindside flanker  ::
blindside {v} (catch off guard)  :: [Bokmål] ta på sengen, overrumple; [Nynorsk] ta på senga, overrumple
blind tiger {n} (speakeasy) SEE: speakeasy  ::
blindworm {n} (slowworm) SEE: slowworm  ::
blink {v} (to close and reopen both eyes quickly)  :: [Bokmål] blunke
blink {v} (to flash headlights)  :: [Bokmål] blinke
blink {v} (to send a signal with a lighting device)  :: [Bokmål] blinke
blinker {n} (eye shield)  :: skylapper {p}
blinkers {n} (horse's eye shields)  :: skylapper {n}
blink of an eye {n} (very short period of time)  :: [Bokmål] øyeblikk {n}
bliss {n} (perfect happiness)  :: [Bokmål] lykksalighet
blitzkrieg {n} (fast military offensive)  :: blitskrig {m}, lynkrig {m}
blizzard {n} (severe snowstorm)  :: snøstorm {m}
bloated {adj} (swollen with fluid or gas)  :: [Bokmål] oppblåst
bloc {n} (group of countries)  :: blokk {m}
bloc {n} (group of voters or politicians)  :: blokk {m}
blockade {n} (the isolation of something)  :: [Bokmål] blokade {m}; [Nynorsk] blokade {m}
block capital {n} (hand-written capital)  :: [Bokmål] blokkbokstav {m}; [Nynorsk] blokkbokstav {m}
blockfield {n} (rock surface)  :: [Bokmål] blokkmark {m} {f}
block letter {n} (hand-written capital)  :: [Bokmål] blokkbokstav {m}; [Nynorsk] blokkbokstav {m}
block of flats {n} (apartment building) SEE: apartment building  ::
blog {n} (a personal or corporate website)  :: [Bokmål] blogg {m}; [Nynorsk] blogg {m}
blogger {n} (contributor to a blog)  :: [Bokmål] blogger {m}; [Nynorsk] bloggar {m}
bloke {n} (man)  :: fyr {m}
blond {n} (fair-haired person)  :: lys(håret), blond, blondine
blonde {adj} (blond) SEE: blond  ::
blonde {n} (blond) SEE: blond  ::
blood {n} (blood test or blood sample)  :: blodprøve {m}
blood {n} (family relationship due to birth, e.g. between siblings)  :: blodsbånd {n}
blood {n} (vital liquid flowing in animal bodies)  :: [Bokmål] blod {n}; [Nynorsk] blod {n}
blood brother {n} (full brother) SEE: brother-german  ::
blood clot {n} (thrombus) SEE: thrombus  ::
blood corpuscle {n} (blood cell) SEE: blood cell  ::
blood diamond {n} (1. a diamond that has been mined in a war zone and sold in order to finance the conflict)  :: bloddiamanter
blood donor {n} (person who donates blood)  :: [Bokmål] blodgiver {m}
blood flow {n} (continuous circulation of blood in the cardiovascular system)  :: [Bokmål] blodtilførsel {m}; [Nynorsk] blodtilførsel {m}
blood fluke {n} (schistosome) SEE: schistosome  ::
blood group {n} (blood type) SEE: blood type  ::
bloodhound {n} (dog)  :: [Bokmål] blodhund {m}; [Nynorsk] blodhund {m}
blood is thicker than water {proverb} (relationships are stronger within the family)  :: blod er tykkere enn vann
bloodless {adj} (taking place without loss of blood)  :: [Bokmål] ublodig; [Nynorsk] ublodig
blood pressure {n} (pressure exerted by the blood against the walls of the arteries and veins)  :: [Bokmål] blodtrykk {n}; [Nynorsk] blodtrykk {n}
blood pudding {n} (blood sausage) SEE: blood sausage  ::
blood relative {n} (blood relation) SEE: blood relation  ::
bloodsucker {n} (one who attempts to take as much from others as possible)  :: blodsuger {m}
bloodsucker {n} (parasite) SEE: parasite  ::
bloodsucker {n} (vampire) SEE: vampire  ::
bloodsucking {adj} (that draws off blood)  :: [Bokmål] blodsugende
blood sugar {n} (glucose in the blood.)  :: [Bokmål] blodsukker {n}; [Nynorsk] blodsukker {n}
blood supply {n} (volume of blood flowing to part of the body over a particular time period)  :: [Bokmål] blodtilførsel {m}; [Nynorsk] blodtilførsel {m}
blood test {n} (a serologic analysis of a sample of blood)  :: [Bokmål] blodprøve {m} {f}
blood transfusion {n} (taking blood from one and giving it to another individual)  :: [Bokmål] blodoverføring {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] blodoverføring {f}
blood vessel {n} (component of the circulatory system that carries blood)  :: [Bokmål] blodåre
bloodwork {n} (blood test) SEE: blood test  ::
bloody {adj} (intensifier)  :: jævla
bloody hell {interj} (expression of dismay)  :: fyttirakkern
bloody mary {n} (A cocktail made from vodka and tomato juice)  :: bloody mary
bloom {n} (blossom) SEE: blossom  ::
bloom {n} (flower) SEE: flower  ::
bloom {v} (open its blooms) SEE: blossom  ::
blossom {v} (begin to thrive or flourish)  :: [Bokmål] blomstre; [Nynorsk] blomstre, bløme
blossom {v} (have or open into blossoms)  :: [Bokmål] blomstre; [Nynorsk] blomstre, bløme
blot {n} (Southern blot analysis) SEE: Southern blot analysis  ::
blotter {n} (piece of blotting paper) SEE: blotting paper  ::
blotting paper {n} (absorbent paper used to dry ink)  :: trekkpapir {n}
blouse {n} (an outer garment, usually loose, that is similar to a shirt)  :: [Bokmål] bluse {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] bluse {m} {f}
blow {n} (act of striking or hitting)  :: [Bokmål] slag {n}; [Nynorsk] slag {n}
blow {n} (cocaine) SEE: cocaine  ::
blow {v} (blossom) SEE: blossom  ::
blow-dryer {n} (an electrical device used for drying hair) SEE: hairdryer  ::
blower {n} (telephone) SEE: telephone  ::
blowfly {n} (flies of the family Calliphoridae)  :: [Bokmål] spyflue {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] spyfluge {f}
blowgun {n} (weapon)  :: blåserør
blow one's top {v} (lose one's temper) SEE: lose one's temper  ::
blowpipe {n} (weapon) SEE: blowgun  ::
blubber {n} (coat of fat of Arctic animal)  :: [Bokmål] spekk {n}; [Nynorsk] spekk {n}
bludgeon {n} (short heavy club)  :: [Bokmål] klubbe {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] klubbe {f}
bludgeon {v} (to club, hit with a bludgeon)  :: [Bokmål] klubbe, klubbe ned; [Nynorsk] klubbe
blue {adj} (blue-colored)  :: blå
blue {n} (argument) SEE: argument  ::
blue {n} (bluefish) SEE: bluefish  ::
blue {n} (blue uniform) SEE: blues  ::
blue {n} (bluing) SEE: bluing  ::
blue {n} (colour)  :: blåfarge
blue {n} (sky, literally or figuratively) SEE: sky  ::
Bluebeard {prop} (the title character)  :: Ridder Blåskjegg
bluebell {n} (harebell)  :: [Bokmål] blåklokke {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] blåklokke {f}
blueberry {n} (fruit)  :: [Bokmål] blåbær {n}; [Nynorsk] blåbær {n}
blueberry {n} (plant)  :: [Bokmål] blåbærplante {c}, blåbær {n}; [Nynorsk] blåbær {n}
bluebird {n} (bird of Sialia)  :: hyttesanger {m}
bluebottle {n} (blue ant) SEE: blue ant  ::
bluebottle {n} (cornflower) SEE: cornflower  ::
bluebottle {n} (man-of-war) SEE: man-of-war  ::
blue cheese {n} (kind of cheese with bluish mold)  :: blåost
blue jay {n} (Species of North American jay)  :: [Bokmål] blåskrike {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] blåskrikje {f}, blåskrike {f}
blue light {n} (flashing light on emergency vehicle)  :: [Bokmål] blålys {n}; [Nynorsk] blålys {n}, blåljos {n}
blue line {n} (ice hockey: line)  :: [Bokmål] blålinje {m} {f}, blue line
blue screen {n} (blue screen of death) SEE: blue screen of death  ::
blue screen {n} (film technique) SEE: chromakey  ::
blue screen of death {n} (screen indicating a system error)  :: blåskjerm
bluestone {n} (basalt) SEE: basalt  ::
bluestone {n} (limestone) SEE: limestone  ::
bluestone {n} (slate) SEE: slate  ::
blue straggler {n} (unusually hot and blue star)  :: [Bokmål] blå etterslenger; [Nynorsk] blå etternølar
blue tit {n} (bird)  :: [Bokmål] blåmeis {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] blåmeis {f}
blue-tongued skink {n} (blue-tongue lizard) SEE: blue-tongue lizard  ::
blue whale {n} (a whale, Balaenoptera musculus)  :: [Bokmål] blåhval
blunderbuss {n} (old style of firearm with a distinctive large opening at the muzzle)  :: muskedunder
blurb {n} (a short description of a book, film, or other work)  :: brødtekst {m}
blurt out {v} (blurt) SEE: blurt  ::
blush {v} (to redden in the face from shame, excitement or embarrassment)  :: rødme
bluster {n} (fitful noise and violence)  :: raseri {n}, bråk {n}
bluster {n} (pompous, officious talk)  :: uforskammet mas, tomme trusler
bluster {v} (to blow in strong or sudden gusts)  :: rase
bluster {v} (to speak or protest loudly)  :: bråke, bruke seg, opptre uforskammet
boar {n} (male pig)  :: galte {m} (castrated), råne {m}
boar {n} (wild boar) SEE: wild boar  ::
board {n} (blackboard, whiteboard, etc.)  :: [Bokmål] tavle {m} {f}, brett {n}
board {n} (committee)  :: styre {n}
board {n} (device containing electrical switches)  :: tavle {c}, panel {n}
board {n} (piece of wood or other material)  :: bord, planke
board {n} (side of a ship)  :: bord
board {n} (wall surrounding ice hockey rink)  :: vant {n}
board {v} (nautical: to capture an enemy ship)  :: borde
board {v} (to provide someone with meals and lodging)  :: losjere
board {v} (to receive meals and lodging in exchange for money)  :: losjere
board {v} (to step or climb)  :: borde, entre, gå ombord
boarding school {n} (school which provides board and lodging)  :: internatskole {m}, kostskole {m}
board meeting {n} (meeting of the board of a company etc.)  :: [Bokmål] styremøte {n}; [Nynorsk] styremøte {n}
board of directors {n} (group of people elected by stockholders)  :: [Bokmål] styre {n}; [Nynorsk] styre {n}
boast {n} (brag)  :: skryt {n}
boast {v} (to brag; to talk loudly in praise of oneself)  :: skryte
boat {n} (water craft)  :: båt {m}
bob {n} (bobber) SEE: float  ::
bob {n} (curtsey) SEE: curtsey  ::
bobber {n} (buoyant fishing device) SEE: float  ::
bobby pin {n} (type of hair pin) SEE: hairgrip  ::
bobsled {n} (the sled) SEE: bobsleigh  ::
bobsled {n} (the sport) SEE: bobsleigh  ::
Boche {n} (derogatory: German) SEE: Fritz  ::
Boche {n} (German) SEE: German  ::
bodge {v} (do a clumsy or inelegant job) SEE: botch  ::
bodger {n} (a woodworker in the traditional style)  :: bendreier {m}
bodice {n} (blouse-like garment in European folk dress)  :: liv
bodiless {adj} (lacking a body)  :: kroppsløs
bodily fluid {n} (biofluid)  :: [Bokmål] kroppsvæske {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] kroppsvæske {f}
body {n} (physical structure of a human or animal)  :: [Bokmål] kropp {m}; [Nynorsk] kropp {m}
bodyguard {n} (person responsible for protecting an individual)  :: [Bokmål] livvakt {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] livvakt {f}
body language {n} (non-verbal communication)  :: [Bokmål] kroppsspråk {n}; [Nynorsk] kroppsspråk {n}
bodypainting {n} (body painting) SEE: body painting  ::
bodywork {n} (exterior body of a motor vehicle)  :: [Bokmål] karosseri {n}
bog {n} (expanse of marshland)  :: myr, sump
bog bilberry {n} (shrub)  :: blokkebær {n}
bogey {n} (piece of solid or semisolid mucus in or removed from the nostril) SEE: booger  ::
bogeyman {n} (menacing, ghost-like monster in children's stories)  :: busemann {m}
bogie {n} (cigarette) SEE: cigarette  ::
bogie {n} (ghost) SEE: ghost  ::
bogie {n} (golf: score one stroke higher than par) SEE: bogey  ::
bogie {n} (railway carriage) SEE: railway carriage  ::
bogie {n} (structure with axles and wheels)  :: [Bokmål] boggi {m}; [Nynorsk] boggi {m}
bog iron {n} (bog iron ore) SEE: bog iron ore  ::
bog myrtle {n} (Myrica gale) SEE: gale#Etymology 3  ::
Bogotá {prop} (Bogota) SEE: Bogota  ::
bogue {n} (bayou) SEE: bayou  ::
Bohemian waxwing {n} (Bombycilla garrulus)  :: [Bokmål] sidensvans {m}; [Nynorsk] sidensvans {m}
bohemium {n} (rhenium) SEE: rhenium  ::
bohrium {n} (chemical element)  :: bohrium
boiled {adj} (angry) SEE: angry  ::
boiled {adj} (drunk) SEE: drunk  ::
boiled egg {n} (boiled egg (generic))  :: kokt egg
boiled sweet {n} (hard sweet) SEE: hard candy  ::
boilerplate {n} (sheet of steel)  :: [Bokmål] kokeplate {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] kokeplate {f}
boiling point {n} (temperature at which a liquid boils)  :: [Bokmål] kokepunkt {n}; [Nynorsk] kokepunkt {n}
Bokmål {prop} (language)  :: [Bokmål] bokmål {n}; [Nynorsk] bokmål {n}
bold {adj} (courageous, daring)  :: modig
bold {adj} (presumptuous) SEE: presumptuous  ::
Bolivia {prop} (country in South America)  :: Bolivia
Bolivian {n} (Bolivian person)  :: [Bokmål] bolivianer {m}; [Nynorsk] bolivian {m}, bolivianar {m}
bollocks {n} (testicles)  :: pokker
Bolshevik {n} (Bolshevik)  :: bolsjevik {m}
bolt {n} (metal fastener)  :: bolt {m}
bolt {n} (sliding mechanism to chamber and unchamber a cartridge in a firearm)  :: sluttstykke {n}
bolt {n} (sliding pin or bar in a lock)  :: [Bokmål] rigel {m}
bomb {n} (device filled with explosives)  :: bombe {f}
bomb {n} (success) SEE: success  ::
bomb {v} (attack with bombs)  :: bombe
bombard {v}  :: bombe
bombastic {adj} (high-sounding but with little meaning)  :: høyttravende, høystemt; [Nynorsk] høgttravande, høgttråvande, høgstemt
bombastic {adj} (inflated, overfilled)  :: bombastisk, svulstig; [Nynorsk] bombastisk, svulstig
bombastic {adj} (pompous or overly wordy)  :: bombastisk, svulstig; [Nynorsk] bombastisk, svulstig
Bombay {n} (Mumbai) SEE: Mumbai  ::
Bombay cat {n} (Bombay) SEE: Bombay  ::
bomber {n} (aircraft)  :: [Bokmål] bombefly {n}; [Nynorsk] bombefly {n}
bombproof {n} (air-raid shelter) SEE: air-raid shelter  ::
bomb shelter {n} (air-raid shelter) SEE: air-raid shelter  ::
bona fides {n} (good faith) SEE: good faith  ::
bon appétit {interj} (used to wish someone enjoyment of the meal they are about to eat)  :: velbekomme, spis godt håper det smaker
bond {n} (bail bond) SEE: bail bond  ::
bone {n} (component of a skeleton)  :: [Bokmål] bein {n}, ben {n}; [Nynorsk] bein {n}
bone {v} (slang: have sexual intercourse with)  :: pule, knulle
bone china {n} (type of porcelain)  :: [Bokmål] benporselen {n}
bone dry {adj} (bone-dry) SEE: bone-dry  ::
bone marrow {n} (bone marrow)  :: [Bokmål] beinmerg
boner {n} (erect penis)  :: ståpikk {m}
bone tissue {n} (osseous tissue) SEE: osseous tissue  ::
bonfire {n} (large, outdoor controlled fire)  :: bål {n}
bongo drum {n} (bongo) SEE: bongo  ::
Boniface {prop} (male given name) SEE: Bonifatius  ::
bonito {n} (Katsuwonus pelamis) SEE: skipjack tuna  ::
bonjour {interj} (hello) SEE: hello  ::
bon voyage {interj} (wish of good journey)  :: god reise
boob {n} (breast (colloquial))  :: [Bokmål] pupp {m}; [Nynorsk] pupp {m}
booger {n} (a piece of solid or semi-solid mucus)  :: buse {m}
book {n} (collection of sheets of paper bound together containing printed or written material)  :: [Bokmål] bok {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] bok {f}
book {n} (ebook) SEE: e-book  ::
book {v} (to reserve)  :: bestille, reservere
book {v} (to write down, register, record)  :: notere, nedskrive
bookcase {n} (furniture displaying books)  :: bokhylle {f} {m}
book club {n} (a group of people who meet to discuss books)  :: lesesirkel {m}
book club {n} (commercial organization)  :: bokklubb {m}
bookie {n} (bookmaker) SEE: bookmaker  ::
bookjacket {n} (jacket of a book) SEE: dust jacket  ::
bookkeeper {n} (person responsible for keeping records)  :: [Bokmål] bokholder {m}
booklet {n} (small book)  :: pamflett {m}, brosjyre {m}, flygeblad {n}; [Bokmål] hefte {n}; [Nynorsk] hefte {n}
book-scorpion {n} (pseudoscorpion) SEE: pseudoscorpion  ::
bookseller {n} (business)  :: bokhandel {m}
bookseller {n} (person engaged in the business of selling books)  :: [Bokmål] bokhandler {m}; [Nynorsk] bokhandlar {m}
bookshelf {n} (shelf for storing books)  :: bokhylle
bookshop {n} (shop that sells books)  :: bokhandel {m}
bookstore {n} (bookshop) SEE: bookshop  ::
bookworm {n} (avid reader)  :: [Bokmål] lesehest
boomerang {n} (flat curved airfoil)  :: [Bokmål] bumerang {m}; [Nynorsk] bumerang {m}
boorish {adj} (behaving as a boor)  :: ubehøvlet, tverr, trumpete
boot {n} (heavy shoe that covers part of the leg)  :: støvel {m}
boot {n} (kick) SEE: kick  ::
boot {n} (luggage storage compartment of a sedan/saloon style car) SEE: trunk  ::
bootblack {n} (shoeshiner) SEE: shoeshiner  ::
bootlicker {n} (bootlick)  :: [Bokmål] spyttslikker {m}; [Nynorsk] spyttslikkar {m}
bopomofo {prop} (Zhuyin fuhao) SEE: Zhuyin fuhao  ::
borage {n} (Borago officinalis)  :: [Bokmål] agurkurt {m} {f}, hjulkrone {m} {f}, lysblomst {m}
bordello {n} (brothel) SEE: brothel  ::
border {n} (a decorative strip around the edge of something)  :: bord {m}
border {n} (the line or frontier area separating regions)  :: [Bokmål] grense {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] grense {f}
border {n} (the outer edge of something)  :: ytterkant {m}, kant {m}, rand {m}
Border Collie {n} (Border Collie) SEE: border collie  ::
borderland {n} (land near a border)  :: [Bokmål] grenseland {n}; [Nynorsk] grenseland {n}
bore {v} (to inspire boredom)  :: kjede
bore {v} (to make a hole)  :: bore
boreal owl {n} (Tengmalm's owl) SEE: Tengmalm's owl  ::
bored {adj} (suffering from boredom)  :: kjed
boredom {n} (state of being bored)  :: kjedsomhet
boric acid {n} (White crystalline solid soluble as a weak acid)  :: [Bokmål] borsyre {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] borsyre {f}
boring {adj} (inciting boredom)  :: kjedelig, kjedsommelig
born {v} (be born) SEE: be born  ::
Bornholm {prop} (Danish island in the Baltic Sea)  :: Bornholm {c}
boro {v} (borrow) SEE: borrow  ::
boron {n} (chemical element)  :: [Bokmål] bor {n}; [Nynorsk] bor {n}
borrowing {n} (loanword) SEE: loanword  ::
borscht {n} (beetroot soup)  :: [Bokmål] borsjtsj {c}
borstal {n} (juvenile institution) SEE: reform school  ::
Bose-Einstein condensate {n} (gaseous superfluid)  :: Bose-Einstein-kondensasjon
Bosnia and Herzegovina {prop} (country on the Balkan peninsula)  :: Bosnia-Hercegovina
Bosnian {adj} (of or pertaining to Bosnia)  :: [Bokmål] bosnisk; [Nynorsk] bosnisk
Bosnian {n} (the people)  :: [Bokmål] bosnier {m}; [Nynorsk] bosniar {m}
Bosnian {prop} (the standardized variety of Serbo-Croatian)  :: [Bokmål] bosnisk {m}; [Nynorsk] bosnisk {m}
bosom {n} (chest, breast)  :: barm {m}
Bosphorus {prop} (a strait that passes through Istanbul)  :: Bosporos
boss {n} (enemy in video game)  :: boss {m}
bossy {adj} (tending to give orders to others)  :: [Bokmål] sjefete
bosun's chair {n} (boatswain's chair) SEE: boatswain's chair  ::
bot {n} (robot) SEE: robot  ::
botanic {adj} (pertaining to botany) SEE: botanical  ::
botanic garden {n} (botanical garden) SEE: botanical garden  ::
botanist {n} (a person engaged in botany)  :: [Bokmål] botaniker {m}; [Nynorsk] botanikar {m}
botany {n} (scientific study of plants)  :: [Bokmål] plantelære; [Nynorsk] plantelære
botch {v} (to do something without skill, without care, or clumsily)  :: [Bokmål] slurve
Boötes {prop} (a constellation)  :: [Bokmål] Bjørnevokteren; [Nynorsk] Bjørnepassaren
botfly {n} (insect)  :: brems {m}
both {conj} (both...and...)  :: både ... og ...
both {determiner} (each of two; one and the other)  :: begge, båe
bother {n} (fuss, ado)  :: kluss, bry
bother {v} (make or take trouble)  :: gidde
bother {v} (to annoy, disturb)  :: forstyrre, plage, bry, irritere
bother {v} (to do something which is of negligible inconvenience)  :: gidde
Botswana {prop} (Republic of Botswana)  :: Botswana
Botswanan {adj} (pertaining to Botswana)  :: [Bokmål] botswansk; [Nynorsk] botswansk
Botswanan {n} (person from Botswana)  :: [Bokmål] botswaner {m}; [Nynorsk] botswan {m}, botswanar {m}
bottle {n} (container)  :: flaske {m} {f}
bottle {n} (container with a rubber nipple) SEE: baby bottle  ::
bottle {n} (contents of such a container)  :: flaske {m} {f}
bottleneck {n} (any delay; part of a process that is too slow or cumbersome)  :: [Bokmål] flaskehals {m}; [Nynorsk] flaskehals {m}
bottleneck {n} (narrowing of the road, especially resulting in a delay)  :: [Bokmål] flaskehals {m}; [Nynorsk] flaskehals {m}
bottleneck {n} (neck of a bottle)  :: [Bokmål] flaskehals {m}; [Nynorsk] flaskehals {m}
bottle opener {n} (device to open bottles)  :: [Bokmål] flaskeåpner {m}
bottom {n} (abyss) SEE: abyss  ::
bottom {n} (gay sexual slang: penetrated part in anal sex)  :: passiv
bottom {n} (physics: bottom quark) SEE: bottom quark  ::
boudoir {n} (woman's private room) SEE: bower  ::
bougainvillea {n} (flower)  :: bougainvillea, trillingblomst
bough {n} (tree branch)  :: [Bokmål] gren {m} {f}
bouillon {n} (a clear seasoned broth)  :: buljong {m}
boulder {n} (large mass of stone)  :: kampestein {m}; [Bokmål] steinblokk {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] steinblokk {m} {f}
bouldering {n} (climbing on large boulders)  :: buldring
boulevard {n} (broad, landscaped thoroughfare)  :: bulevard
bounced check {n} (bad check) SEE: bounced cheque  ::
bounce house {n} (bouncy castle) SEE: bouncing castle  ::
bouncy castle {n} (inflatable structure) SEE: bouncing castle  ::
boundary {n} (dividing line or location between two areas)  :: [Bokmål] grense {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] grense {f}
bounty {n} (generosity) SEE: generosity  ::
bounty {n} (reward)  :: belønning {m} {f}, dusør {m}
bounty {n} (something given liberally)  :: gave {m} {f}, presang {m}
bourdon {n} (bumblebee) SEE: bumblebee  ::
Bouvet Island {prop} (uninhabited volcanic island in the South Atlantic Ocean)  :: Bouvetøya
Bouyei {prop} (a language) SEE: Yay  ::
bovine spongiform encephalopathy {n} (bovine spongiform encephalopathy)  :: kugalskap
bow {n} (front of a boat or ship)  :: [Bokmål] baug {m}; [Nynorsk] baug {m}
bow {n} (musical bow) SEE: musical bow  ::
bow {n} (weapon used for shooting arrows)  :: [Bokmål] bue {m}, boge {m}; [Nynorsk] boge {m}
bowel {n} (intestines, entrails)  :: tykktarm {m}
bowel {n} (large intestine)  :: tarm {m}
bowhead whale {n} (a whale, Balaena mysticetus) SEE: bowhead  ::
bowl {n} (as much as is held by a bowl) SEE: bowlful  ::
bowl {n} (container)  :: skål {m} {f}; [Bokmål] bolle {m}; [Nynorsk] bolle {m}
bowl {n} (haircut) SEE: bowl cut  ::
bowl {n} (lawn bowls) SEE: bowls  ::
bowl {n} (part of a spoon)  :: skjeblad {n}
bowler {n} (bowler hat) SEE: bowler hat  ::
bowler {n} (pitcher) SEE: pitcher  ::
bowman {n} (archer) SEE: archer  ::
bowtie {n} (necktie shaped like a bow)  :: sløyfe {f}, tversoversløyfe {f}
bow-wow {interj} (bow wow) SEE: bow wow  ::
box {n} (cuboid container)  :: kasse {m}, boks {m}
box {n} (input field on an electronic display) SEE: text box  ::
box {v} (to hem in) SEE: hem in  ::
boxcutter {n} (utility knife) SEE: utility knife  ::
boxer {n} (breed of dog)  :: [Bokmål] boxer {m}, bokser {m}
boxer {n} (participant in a boxing match)  :: [Bokmål] bokser {m}
boxers {n} (boxer shorts) SEE: boxer shorts  ::
boxing {n} (the sport of boxing)  :: boksing {m} {f}
Boxing Day {n} (Boxing Day)  :: andre juledag {m}
boy {n} (adult male found attractive)  :: mann kar fyr {m}
boy {n} (male friend)  :: kamerat {m}, kompis {m} (informal)
boy {n} (male of any age, used as a friendly diminutive)  :: [Bokmål] gutt {m}; [Nynorsk] gut {m}
boy {n} (male servant)  :: [Bokmål] tjenestegutt {m} [young male servant]
boy {n} (non-white male)  :: [Bokmål] negergutt {m}, neger, nigger
boy {n} (young male)  :: [Bokmål] gutt {m} (child); tenåringsgutt {m} (teenager); [Nynorsk] gut {m}
boycott {v} (to abstain from dealing with a person or organisation as a protest)  :: boikotte
boyfriend {n} (male friend)  :: [Bokmål] venn {m}
boyfriend {n} (male partner in a romantic relationship)  :: [Bokmål] kjæreste {m}; [Nynorsk] kjærast {m}, kjæraste {m}
boy genius {n} (wunderkind) SEE: wunderkind  ::
bra {n} (brassiere)  :: [Bokmål] brystholder {m}, bysteholder {m}, behå {m}, BH {m}, bh {m}; [Nynorsk] brysthaldar {m}, bystehaldar {m}, behå {m}, BH {m}
brace {n} (bitstock) SEE: bitstock  ::
brace {n} (curly bracket) SEE: curly bracket  ::
brace {n} (harness) SEE: harness  ::
brace {n} (system to correct crooked teeth) SEE: braces  ::
brace {v} (to prepare oneself for an impact)  :: hold deg fast!
brace aback {v} (bring the wind onto the forward side of the sails)  :: brase bakk
bracelet {n} (a band or chain worn around the wrist as jewelry or an ornament)  :: armbånd {n}
braces {n} (device for straightening teeth)  :: regulering {c}
braces {n} (handcuffs) SEE: handcuffs  ::
brachium {n} (upper arm) SEE: upper arm  ::
brachygrapher {n} (stenographer) SEE: stenographer  ::
bracket {n} (engineering: intermediate object that connects a smaller part to a larger part)  :: [Bokmål] brakett {m}
bracket {n} (item attached to a wall to hold up a shelf)  :: [Bokmål] brakett {m}
bracket {n} (round bracket) SEE: round bracket  ::
bracket {n} (square bracket) SEE: square bracket  ::
brackish {adj} (repulsive) SEE: repulsive  ::
brackish {adj} (slightly salty)  :: [Bokmål] brakk, [brackish water] brakt vann / vatn, brakkvann {n}, brakkvatn {n}; [Nynorsk] brakk, [brackish water] brakt vatn, brakkvatn {n}
bradoon {n} (type of snaffle bit) SEE: bridoon  ::
brag {n} (boast) SEE: boast  ::
brag {v} (to boast)  :: [Bokmål] skryte
braggadocio {n} (braggart) SEE: braggart  ::
Brahman {prop} (Brahmin) SEE: Brahmin  ::
braid {n} (weave of three or more strands)  :: flette {m} {f}
braid {v} (to intertwine)  :: flette
braille {n} (system of writing using raised dots)  :: blindeskrift {m}
brain {n} (organ)  :: hjerne
brain-dead {adj} (colloquially: having no useful thoughts)  :: [Bokmål] hjernedød; [Nynorsk] hjernedød, hjernedaud
brain-dead {adj} (in medicine: having cessation of brain activity)  :: [Bokmål] hjernedød; [Nynorsk] hjernedød, hjernedaud
brain stem {n} (part of the brain that connects the spinal cord to the forebrain and cerebrum)  :: [Bokmål] hjernestamme {m}
brainstorm {n} (brainstorming) SEE: brainstorming  ::
brainstorming {v} (method of problem solving)  :: idédugnad {m}, brainstorming {m}, idémyldring {m} {f}
brain tumor {n} (an intracranial growth of abnormal and uncontrolled cell division)  :: hjernesvulst {m}
brain-washing {n} (form of indoctrination)  :: [Bokmål] hjernevask {m}; [Nynorsk] hjernevask {m} {n}, hjernevasking {f}
brake {n} (device used to slow or stop a vehicle)  :: brems {m}
brake fluid {n} (hydraulic fluid)  :: [Bokmål] bremsevæske {m} {f}
brake pedal {n} (the pedal in a vehicle which operates the brakes)  :: [Bokmål] bremsepedal {m}; [Nynorsk] bremsepedal {m}
brambling {n} (bird)  :: bjørkefink
branch {n} (woody part of a tree arising from the trunk and usually dividing)  :: gren {m}, grein {m}
branch line {n} (non-through line)  :: [Bokmål] sidebane {m}, sidelinje {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] sidebane {m} {f}, sidelinje {f}
brand {n} (a specific product, service, or provider so distinguished)  :: [Bokmål] merke {n}; [Nynorsk] merke {n}
brand {n} (marker for cattle) SEE: branding iron  ::
brand {n} (mark made by burning)  :: brennmerke {n}
brand {n} (name, symbol, logo)  :: varemerke {n}
brand {v} (burn the flesh)  :: brennemerke
brand {v} (impress on the memory or senses)  :: innprente
brand {v} (mark with proof of ownership)  :: brennemerke
brand {v} (stigmatize)  :: stemple, brennemerke, stigmatisere
brand name {n} (trade name) SEE: trade name  ::
brand new {adj} (utterly new)  :: splitter ny
brass {n} (alloy of copper and zinc)  :: [Bokmål] messing {m}; [Nynorsk] messing {m}
brass {n} (class of wind instruments)  :: messinginstrument {n}
brass {n} (colour of brass)  :: messing {m}
brass {n} (slang: money)  :: stål {n}
brassic {adj} (boracic) SEE: boracic  ::
brassiere {n} (bra) SEE: bra  ::
brass knuckles {n} (weapon which reinforces the fist)  :: knokejern {n}
brat {n} (a selfish, spoiled, or unruly child)  :: (bortskjemt) drittunge {n}, snørrunge {m}
brat {n} (bratwurst) SEE: bratwurst  ::
bratwurst {n} (A small pork sausage)  :: bratwurst {m}
Braunschweig {prop} (Brunswick) SEE: Brunswick  ::
brave {adj} (strong in the face of fear)  :: modig
bravery {n} (being brave)  :: [Bokmål] mot {n}, tapperhet {m}
Brazil {prop} (Portuguese-speaking country in South America)  :: Brasil
Brazilian {adj} (pertaining to Brazil)  :: [Bokmål] brasiliansk; [Nynorsk] brasiliansk
Brazilian {n} (person from Brazil)  :: [Bokmål] brasilianer {m}; [Nynorsk] brasilianar {m}
brazil nut {n}  :: paranøtt
bread {n} (baked dough made from cereals)  :: brød {n}
breadbasket {n} (stomach) SEE: stomach  ::
breadcrumb {n} (Internet) SEE: breadcrumbs  ::
bread machine {n} (household appliance which makes dough) SEE: bread maker  ::
breadmaker {n} (baker) SEE: baker  ::
breadmaker {n} (bread maker) SEE: bread maker  ::
breadth {n} (width) SEE: width  ::
breadwinner {n} (primary income-earner in a household)  :: [Bokmål] familieforsørger {m}, forsørger {m}
breakable {adj} (fragile) SEE: fragile  ::
breaker {n} (breakdancer) SEE: breakdancer  ::
breakfast {n} (first meal of the day)  :: [Bokmål] frokost {m}; [Nynorsk] frukost {m}
breakfast cereal {n} (food)  :: frokostblanding {m} {f}
break of dawn {n} (daybreak) SEE: daybreak  ::
break the ice {v} (to start to get to know people, by avoiding awkwardness)  :: bryte isen
breakup {n} (breakdown) SEE: breakdown  ::
bream {n} (Abramis brama)  :: brasme
breast {n} (animal's thorax)  :: bryst {n}
breast {n} (chest)  :: bryst {n}
breast {n} (choice cut of meat from poultry or other animals)  :: bringe {c}
breast {n} (female organ)  :: [Bokmål] bryst {n}, (informal) pupp {m}; [Nynorsk] bryst {n}, (informal) pupp {m}
breast {n} (seat of emotions)  :: bryst {n}
breast {n} (section of clothing covering the breast area)  :: bryst {n}
breast cancer {n} (cancer of the breast)  :: [Bokmål] brystkreft {m}; [Nynorsk] brystkreft {m}
breastfeed {v} (feed a baby milk via the breasts)  :: amme
breast implant {n} (medical prosthesis)  :: [Bokmål] brystimplantat {n}; [Nynorsk] brystimplantat {n}
breast milk {n} (milk produced by humans)  :: [Bokmål] brystmelk {c}, brystmjølk {c}, morsmelk {c}, morsmjølk {c}; [Nynorsk] brystmjølk {f}, morsmjølk {f}
breath {n} (act or process of breathing)  :: [Bokmål] pust {m}; [Nynorsk] pust {m}
breath {n} (single act of breathing in and out)  :: [Bokmål] åndedrag {n}, andedrag {n}; [Nynorsk] andedrag {n}
breathe {v} (to draw air in and out)  :: puste; puste, ånde
breathe {v} (to stop and catch one's breath)  :: [Bokmål] trekke pusten, puste ut
breathlessness {n} (difficult respiration) SEE: shortness of breath  ::
breeches {n} (a garment worn by men, covering the hips and thighs)  :: knebukser {m} {f}
breeze {n} (a light, gentle wind)  :: [Bokmål] bris {m}
breezefly {n} (horsefly) SEE: horsefly  ::
Breslau {prop} (Wroclaw) SEE: Wroclaw  ::
Breton {adj} (pertaining to Brittany)  :: [Bokmål] bretonsk
Breton {prop} (the language)  :: Bretonsk, Bretangsk
brevity {n} (the quality of being brief in duration)  :: [Bokmål] korthet; [Nynorsk] stuttleik
brewery {n} (building where beer is produced)  :: [Bokmål] bryggeri
bribe {n} (inducement to dishonesty)  :: [Bokmål] bestikkelse
brick {n} (hardened block used for building)  :: [Bokmål] murstein {m}; [Nynorsk] murstein {m}
bricklayer {n} (craftsman)  :: [Bokmål] murer {m}
brickwork {n} (structure made of brick)  :: [Bokmål] murverk {n}; [Nynorsk] murverk {n}
bridal couple {n} (bride and bridegroom)  :: [Bokmål] brudepar {n}; [Nynorsk] brudepar {n}, brurepar {n}, brurpar {n}
bride {n} (bride)  :: [Bokmål] brud {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] brud {f}, brur {f}
bridegroom {n} (bridegroom, groom)  :: [Bokmål] brudgom {m}; [Nynorsk] brudgom {m}
bridesmaid {n} (woman who attends the bride at a wedding ceremony)  :: [Bokmål] brudepike {m} {f}, forlover {m}
bridge {n} (construction or natural feature that spans a divide)  :: [Bokmål] bro {m} {f}, bru {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] bru {f}
bridge {n} (nautical)  :: [Bokmål] styrehus {n}; [Nynorsk] styrehus {n}, styrhus {n}
bridgehead {n} (area of ground on the enemy's side of an obstacle)  :: [Bokmål] brohode {n}, bruhode {n}; [Nynorsk] bruhovud {n}
Bridget {prop} (female given name)  :: Birgitte
bridle {n} (headgear for horse)  :: bissel {n}, hodelag {n}
brief {adj} (of short duration)  :: [Bokmål] kortvarig; [Nynorsk] kortvarig
briefcase {n} (case used for carrying documents)  :: [Bokmål] dokumentmappe {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] dokumentmappe {f}
bright {adj} (happy)  :: glad
bright {adj} (intelligent)  :: intelligent, dyktig, klok
bright {adj} (visually dazzling, luminous, radiant)  :: lys
bright {adj} (vivid)  :: livlig, lystig
brightness {n} (the quality of being bright)  :: glans {m}, lysstyrke {m}, klarhet {c}, lyshet {c}
brill {n} (Scophthalmus rhombus')  :: slettvar {m}
brilliant {adj} (highly intelligent)  :: enestående, genial
brilliant {adj} (magnificent or wonderful (primarily UK usage))  :: enestående, storslagen
brilliant {adj} (of a colour: both light and saturated)  :: strålende
brilliant {adj} (of a voice or sound: having a sharp, clear tone)  :: klar
brilliant {adj} (of surpassing excellence)  :: enestående, genial
brilliant {adj} (shining brightly)  :: lysende, strålende
brimstone {n} (sulfur) SEE: sulfur  ::
brine {n} (salt water)  :: [Bokmål] saltlake {m}
bring {v} (to transport toward somebody/somewhere)  :: [Bokmål] bringe, ta med; [Nynorsk] bringe, ta med
bring about {v} (To cause to take place)  :: [Bokmål] forårsake, foranledige, avstedkomme, bevirke
bring forth {v} (to give birth) SEE: give birth  ::
brinjal {n} (an aubergine) SEE: eggplant  ::
briny {n} (sea) SEE: sea  ::
Brit {n} (British person) SEE: Briton  ::
Britain {prop} (Brittany) SEE: Brittany  ::
Britain {prop} (United Kingdom) SEE: United Kingdom  ::
britches {n} (breeches) SEE: breeches  ::
britches {n} (pants) SEE: pants  ::
British {adj} (colloquial: of the UK)  :: [Bokmål] britisk; [Nynorsk] britisk
British {adj} (history: of the ancient inhabitants of the southern part of Britain)  :: [Bokmål] britisk; [Nynorsk] britisk
British {adj} (of Britain)  :: [Bokmål] britisk; [Nynorsk] britisk
British {prop} (citizens or inhabitants of Britain)  :: [Bokmål] brite {m}; [Nynorsk] brite {m}
British {prop} (the British English language)  :: [Bokmål] britisk engelsk {m}; [Nynorsk] britisk engelsk {m}
British {prop} (the citizens or inhabitants of the UK)  :: [Bokmål] brite {m}; [Nynorsk] brite {m}
British Columbia {prop} (Province in western Canada)  :: Britisk Columbia
British Commonwealth {prop} (Commonwealth of Nations) SEE: Commonwealth of Nations  ::
British Virgin Islands {prop} (a British overseas territory in the Caribbean)  :: Britiske Jomfruøyer
Briton {n} (inhabitant of Great Britain)  :: [Bokmål] brite {m}; [Nynorsk] brite {m}
brittle {adj} (able to break or snap easily under stress or pressure)  :: sprø
broach {n} (brooch) SEE: brooch  ::
broad {adj} (wide) SEE: wide  ::
broad {n} (whore) SEE: whore  ::
broadband {n} (high-capacity internet connection)  :: Bredbånd
broadcast {n} (a program transmitted)  :: program {n}, utsending {m} {f}
broadcast {n} (a radio or TV transmission on air)  :: kringkasting {m} {f}, utsending {m} {f}
broadcast {v} (to transmit a message or signal via radio waves or electronic means)  :: kringkaste, sende ut
broadcasting {n} (business or profession of radio and television)  :: kringkasting {m}, rikskringkasting {m}
broccoli {n} (plant Brassica oleracea var. italica)  :: brokkoli
brochure {n} (booklet of printed informational matter)  :: [Bokmål] brosjyre {m}; [Nynorsk] brosjyre {m}
broke {adj} (lacking money; bankrupt)  :: blakk
brokeback {adj} (derelict) SEE: derelict  ::
brokeback {adj} (hunchbacked) SEE: hunchbacked  ::
bromide {n} (chemistry: binary compound of bromine and another element)  :: bromid {n}
bromide {n} (platitude) SEE: platitude  ::
bromine {n} (nonmetallic chemical element)  :: brom
bronchitis {n} (inflammation of the lungs)  :: [Bokmål] bronkitt {m}; [Nynorsk] bronkitt {m}
bronze {adj} (having a bronze colour)  :: bronsefarget
bronze {n} (alloy)  :: bronse {m}
bronze {n} (bronze medal) SEE: bronze medal  ::
bronze {n} (colour)  :: bronse {m}, bronsefarge {m}
bronze {v} (to color bronze)  :: bronse, bronsere
bronze {v} (to plate with bronze)  :: bronse, bronsere
bronze {v} (to tan) SEE: tan  ::
Bronze Age {prop} (archaeology)  :: [Bokmål] bronsealder {m}; [Nynorsk] bronsealder {m}
bronzewing pigeon {n} (Australian pigeon) SEE: bronzewing  ::
brood {v} (to keep an egg warm)  :: ruge
broody {n} (female bird in the condition to incubate eggs)  :: [Bokmål] verpende, verpesyk [resulting behaviour as a consequence of broodiness]
brook {v} (tolerate) SEE: tolerate  ::
brook alder {n} (American winterberry) SEE: American winterberry  ::
brook lamprey {n} (a small European lamprey)  :: [Bokmål] bekkeniøye {m}; [Nynorsk] bekkeniauge {m}
brook trout {n} (Salvelinus fontanalis)  :: bekkerøye {m} {f}, bekkerøyr {m} {f}
broom {n} (domestic utensil)  :: sopelime, kost
broomstick {n} (the handle of a broom)  :: kosteskaft {n}, sopelime {m}
brothel {n} (house of prostitution)  :: [Bokmål] bordell {m} {n}; [Nynorsk] bordell {m} {n}
brother {n}  :: [1] bror, [little brother; 1] lillebror, [big brother; 1] storebror, [elder form/formal] Broder, [stepbrother; 2] stebror, [half-brother; 2] halvbror
brother {n} (male sibling)  :: bror {m}
brother {v} (to treat as a brother)  :: brors
brotherhood {n} (an association of any purpose, a fraternity)  :: brorskap {n}
brotherhood {n} (state of being brothers or a brother)  :: [Bokmål] brorskap {n}; [Nynorsk] brorskap {m} or {n}
brother-in-arms {n} (fellow combatant or soldier)  :: våpenbror {m}
brother-in-law {n} (one's husband's brother)  :: svoger {c}
brother-in-law {n} (one's sister's husband)  :: svoger {c}
brother-in-law {n} (one's wife's brother)  :: svoger {c}
brow {n} (eyebrow) SEE: eyebrow  ::
brow {n} (forehead) SEE: forehead  ::
brown {adj} (having a brown colour)  :: [Bokmål] brun, (dark brown) mørkbrun, mørkebrun; [Nynorsk] brun, (dark brown) mørkbrun, mørkebrun
brown {n} (colour)  :: brun
brown {v} (to tan) SEE: tan  ::
brown bear {n} (Ursus arctos)  :: [Bokmål] brunbjørn {m}; [Nynorsk] brunbjørn {m}
brown coal {n} (lignite) SEE: lignite  ::
brown eye {n} (vulgar, slang for the anus)  :: brun øye {n}
brown hare {n} (brown hare) SEE: European hare  ::
brownnose {v} (fawn) SEE: fawn  ::
brownnose {v} (to flatter in obsequious manner)  :: smiske, pisse oppetter ryggen, sleike oppetter ryggen
browse {v} (move about while eating parts of plants)  :: [Bokmål] beite; [Nynorsk] beite
browser {n} (web browser) SEE: web browser  ::
Børselv {prop} (village in Norway)  :: Børselv {m} {f}; [Bokmål] Børselv {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] Børselv {f}
brunch {n} (a meal)  :: [Bokmål] brunsj {m}; [Nynorsk] brunsj {m}
Brunei {prop} (A country in Southeast Asia)  :: Brunei
Bruneian {adj} (pertaining to Brunei)  :: [Bokmål] bruneisk; [Nynorsk] bruneisk
Bruneian {n} (person from Brunei)  :: [Bokmål] bruneier {m}, bruneiar {m}
brunette {adj} (Of a woman having brown or black hair)  :: [Bokmål] mørkhåret, mørkhåra; [Nynorsk] mørkhåra
brunette {n} (A girl or woman with brown or black hair)  :: brunette {f}
brunion {n} (nectarine) SEE: nectarine  ::
brush {n} (implement)  :: [Bokmål] børste {m}
brushtail {n} (brushtail possum) SEE: brushtail possum  ::
Brussels {prop} (capital of Belgium)  :: Brussel; [Nynorsk] Brussel
Brussels sprout {n} (vegetable)  :: rosenkål {m}
brutalize {v} (brutalise) SEE: brutalise  ::
brute {n} (brutal person)  :: bølle {c}
bubble {n} (Greek) SEE: Greek  ::
bubble {n} (someone who has been fooled) SEE: dupe  ::
bubble {n} (spherically contained volume of air or other gas)  :: bubla {f}
bubble {v} (to cheat, delude) SEE: cheat  ::
bubble {v} (to cry, weep) SEE: weep  ::
bubble level {n} (tool) SEE: spirit level  ::
buck {n} (ram) SEE: ram  ::
buckbean {n} (Menyanthes trifoliata)  :: bukkeblad {n}
buckberry {n} (Vaccinium stamineum) SEE: deerberry  ::
bucket {n} (amount held in this container)  :: [Bokmål] bøtte {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] bytte {f}, bøtte {f}
bucket {n} (basketball: basket)  :: [Bokmål] kurv {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] kurv {m}
bucket {n} (container)  :: [Bokmål] bøtte {m} {f}, spann {n}; [Nynorsk] bytte {f}, bøtte {f}
bucket {n} (part of piece of machinery)  :: [Bokmål] skuffe {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] skuffe {f}
buckle {v} (to buckle down) SEE: buckle down  ::
buckwheat {n} (fruit of this plant as cereal)  :: [Bokmål] bokhvete
Buddha {n} (Buddha)  :: Buddha {m}
Buddhism {n} (religion and philosophy)  :: [Bokmål] buddhisme {m}; [Nynorsk] buddhisme {m}
Buddhist {adj} (of, relating to a Buddhist, Buddhists)  :: [Bokmål] buddhistisk; [Nynorsk] buddhistisk
Buddhist {adj} (of, relating to, or practicing Buddhism)  :: [Bokmål] buddhistisk; [Nynorsk] buddhistisk
Buddhist {n} (follower of Buddha)  :: [Bokmål] buddhist {m}; [Nynorsk] buddhist {m}
Buddhist {n} (practitioner of Buddhism)  :: [Bokmål] buddhist {m}; [Nynorsk] buddhist {m}
budding {adj}  :: framtidig, fremtidig, tillkommende
budgerigar {n} (species of parakeet)  :: [Bokmål] undulat {m}; [Nynorsk] undulat {m}
budget {n} (amount of money or resources)  :: [Bokmål] budsjett {n}; [Nynorsk] budsjett {n}
budget {n} (itemized summary of intended expenditure)  :: [Bokmål] budsjett {n}; [Nynorsk] budsjett {n}
buffalo {n} (North American bison)  :: bison
buffalo {n} (Old World mammals)  :: bøffel {m}
buffer {n} (portion of memory in computing)  :: [Bokmål] buffer {m}
buffet {n}  :: buffé {m}, buffet {m}
bug {n}  :: [2] insekt {n}, [3] feil {m}, [4] bakterie {m}
bugger {n} (heretic) SEE: heretic  ::
bugger {n} (whippersnapper) SEE: whippersnapper  ::
bugger factor {n} (Murphy's law) SEE: Murphy's law  ::
bugger off {interj} (go away) SEE: get lost  ::
buggy {n} (pushchair) SEE: pushchair  ::
bug screen {n} (window screen) SEE: window screen  ::
build {v} ((transitive) to form by combining materials or parts)  :: [Bokmål] bygge; [Nynorsk] byggja
builder {n} (a bodybuilder) SEE: bodybuilder  ::
building {n} (act or process of building)  :: bygge, konstruere
building {n} (closed structure with walls and a roof)  :: bygning
building material {n} (any material which is used for construction purposes)  :: [Bokmål] byggemateriale {n}; [Nynorsk] byggjemateriale {n}, byggemateriale {n}
building worker {n} (construction worker) SEE: construction worker  ::
bulb {n} (light bulb) SEE: light bulb  ::
Bulgaria {prop} (country)  :: Bulgaria
Bulgarian {adj} (relating to Bulgaria, its people or the Bulgarian language)  :: [Bokmål] bulgarsk; [Nynorsk] bulgarsk
Bulgarian {n} (native of Bulgaria)  :: [Bokmål] bulgarer {m}; [Nynorsk] bulgar {m}, bulgarar {m}
Bulgarian {prop} (language)  :: [Bokmål] bulgarsk {m}; [Nynorsk] bulgarsk {m}
bulimia {n} (eating disorder)  :: bulimi
bulimia nervosa {n} (eating disorder) SEE: bulimia  ::
bulk {n} (major part of something)  :: [Bokmål] masse {m}
bulk {n} (size, mass or volume)  :: [Bokmål] masse {m}
bull {n} (adult male animal)  :: okse {m}
bull {n} (large, strong man)  :: okse {m}
bull {n} (uncastrated adult male bovine)  :: okse {m}
bull {v} (lie) SEE: lie  ::
bullcrap {n} (bullshit) SEE: bullshit  ::
bulldog {n} (British bulldog) SEE: British bulldog  ::
bulldozer {n} (tractor)  :: [Bokmål] bulldoser {m}; [Nynorsk] bulldosar {m}
bullet {n} (projectile)  :: kule {f}
bullet hole {n} (hole)  :: [Bokmål] kulehull {n}, kulehol {n}; [Nynorsk] kulehol {n}
bull fiddle {n} (instrument) SEE: double bass  ::
bullfinch {n} (Pyrrhula pyrrhula)  :: dompap {m}
bullhead {n} (Europe, Asia: the European bullhead) SEE: European bullhead  ::
bullhead {n} (rail transport: bullhead rail) SEE: bullhead rail  ::
bullhook {n} (ankus) SEE: ankus  ::
bullion {n} (bulk quantity of precious metal)  :: barre {m}
bull ring {n} (bullring) SEE: bullring  ::
bullshit {n} (deceitful statements, etc)  :: pisspreik, okseavføring, bull
bull thistle {n} (spear thistle) SEE: spear thistle  ::
bully {n} (bully beef) SEE: bully beef  ::
bully {n} (pimp) SEE: pimp  ::
bum bag {n} (pouch attached to a belt)  :: rumpetaske {m} {f}
bumblebee {n} (genus of bee)  :: humle
bumfodder {n} (toilet paper) SEE: toilet paper  ::
bumfuck {n} (assfuck) SEE: assfuck  ::
bumfuck {n} (sodomy) SEE: sodomy  ::
bumfuck {v} (sodomize) SEE: assfuck  ::
bump {n} (a protuberance on a level surface)  :: [Bokmål] kul {m}; [Nynorsk] kul {m}
bump {n} (a swelling on the skin caused by illness or injury)  :: [Bokmål] kul {m}; [Nynorsk] kul {m}
bumper {n} (impact absorber on a vehicle)  :: [Bokmål] støtfanger {m}, støytfanger {m}; [Nynorsk] støytfangar {m}
bun {n} (A small bread roll, often sweetened or spiced)  :: [Bokmål] bolle {m}; [Nynorsk] bolle {m}
bun {n} (newbie) SEE: newbie  ::
bunch {n} (a group of a number of similar things)  :: klase {m}, bunke {m}
bunch {n} (an informal body of friends)  :: gjeng {m}
bundle {n} (group of objects held together by wrapping or tying)  :: [Bokmål] bunt {m}; [Nynorsk] bunt {m}
bung {n} (bribe) SEE: bribe  ::
bungee {n} (elastic cord used in bungee jumping) SEE: bungee rope  ::
bungee cord {n} (elastic cord used in bungee jumping) SEE: bungee rope  ::
bungee cord {n} (elastic strap with hooks) SEE: bungee  ::
bungee line {n} (elastic cord used in bungee jumping) SEE: bungee rope  ::
bunk bed {n} (two or more beds fixed on top of one another)  :: [Bokmål] køyeseng {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] køyeseng {f}, køyseng {f}
bunkbed {n} (bunk bed) SEE: bunk bed  ::
bunny {n} (young rabbit)  :: hare {m}, harepus {m}
bunny hug {n} (sweatshirt with hood) SEE: hoodie  ::
buoy {n} (nautical: a moored float)  :: bøye {m}
buoyance {n} (buoyancy) SEE: buoyancy  ::
buoyancy {n} (physics: upward force on an immersed body)  :: [Bokmål] oppdrift {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] oppdrift {f}
bur {n} (prickly husk) SEE: burr  ::
burbot {n} (a freshwater fish: Lota lota)  :: lake {c}
burden {n} (cause of worry)  :: belastning {m}
burden {n} (heavy load)  :: byrde {m}, belastning {m}
burden {n} (responsibility, onus)  :: byrde {m}, ansvar {n}
burden of proof {n} (duty of a party in a legal proceeding)  :: [Bokmål] bevisbyrde {m}
burdensome {adj} (of or like a burden; arduous or demanding)  :: [Bokmål] byrdefull; [Nynorsk] børefull, byrdefull
bureau {n} (chest of drawers for clothes)  :: [Bokmål] kommode {m}; [Nynorsk] kommode {m}
bureau {n} (desk)  :: [Bokmål] skatoll {n}, sekretær {m}; [Nynorsk] skatoll {n}, sekretær {m}
bureaucracy {n} (system of administration)  :: byråkrati {n}
bureaucrat {n} (An official in a bureaucracy)  :: byråkrat {m}
bureau de change {n} (a place where foreign currency can be exchanged)  :: vekslingskontor
burglar {n} (thief who steals from premises)  :: [Bokmål] innbruddstyv {m}, innbruddstjuv {m}, innbrottstjuv {m}, innbrottstyv {m}; [Nynorsk] innbrotstjuv {m}, innbrottstjuv {m}
burglary {n} (the crime of breaking into)  :: [Bokmål] innbrudd {n}; [Nynorsk] innbrott {n}
burgundy {adj} (color)  :: burgunder
burgundy {n} (color)  :: burgunder {m}
Burgundy {prop} (region)  :: Burgund
burial ground {n} (cemetery) SEE: cemetery  ::
burka {n} (female garment that covers the whole body)  :: burka {m}
Burkina Faso {prop} (country)  :: Burkina Faso
burlap {n} (strong cloth)  :: grovt lerret {n}, pakklerret {n}, sekkestrie {c}
burlesque {adj} (burlesque)  :: [Bokmål] burlesk; [Nynorsk] burlesk
burlesque {n} (burlesque)  :: burlesk {m}
Burma {prop} (Myanmar) SEE: Myanmar  ::
Burma {prop} (Southeast Asian country (former name))  :: Burma
Burmese {adj} (Of, from, or pertaining to Burma)  :: [Bokmål] burmesisk, myanmarsk; [Nynorsk] burmesisk, myanmarsk
Burmese {n} (a person from Myanmar or of Burmese descent)  :: [Bokmål] burmeser {m}, myanmarer {m}; [Nynorsk] burmesar {m}, myanmarar {m}
Burmese {prop} (language)  :: [Bokmål] burmesisk {m}, myanmarsk {m}; [Nynorsk] burmesisk {m}, myanmarsk {m}
Burmese {prop} (script)  :: [Bokmål] burmesisk {m}, myanmarsk {m}; [Nynorsk] burmesisk {m}, myanmarsk {m}
burn {n} (act of burning something)  :: brenning {m}
burn {n} (physical injury)  :: brannsår, forbrenning
burn {n} (stream)  :: bekk, strøm
burn {v} (be consumed by fire)  :: brenne
burn {v} (betray)  :: foræde
burn {v}  :: brenne
burn {v} (cause to be consumed by fire)  :: brenne
burn {v} (feel hot)  :: brenne
burn {v} (injure (a person or animal) with heat or caustic chemicals)  :: forbrenne
burn {v} (sunburn) SEE: sunburn  ::
burn {v} (waste (time))  :: brenne
burn {v} (write data)  :: brenne
burocracy {n} (structure and regulations in place to control activity)  :: byråkrati {n}
burp {n} (a softer belch)  :: rap {n}
burp {v} (to emit a burp)  :: rape
burqa {n} (burka) SEE: burka  ::
burr {n} (mispronouncion of "r")  :: skarre-r
burstwort {n} (rupturewort) SEE: rupturewort  ::
Burundi {prop} (A country in Eastern Africa)  :: Burundi
Burundian {adj} (pertaining to Burundi)  :: [Bokmål] burundisk; [Nynorsk] burundisk
Burundian {n} (person from Burundi)  :: [Bokmål] burundier {m}; [Nynorsk] burundiar {m}
bury one's head in the sand {v} (to deliberately ignore the reality of a situation)  :: [Bokmål] stikke hodet i sanden, strutse
bus {n} (electrical conductor)  :: buss {m}
bus {n} (medical slang: ambulance) SEE: ambulance  ::
bus {n} (vehicle)  :: buss {m}
bus {v} (transport students to school)  :: busse
bus {v} (transport via a motor bus)  :: busse
bus {v} (travel by bus)  :: busse [rarely used]
bus driver {n} (driver of a bus)  :: [Bokmål] bussjåfør {m}, buss-sjåfør {m}; [Nynorsk] bussjåfør {m}, buss-sjåfør {m}
bush {n} (category of woody plant)  :: busk {m}
bush antelope {n} (bushbuck) SEE: bushbuck  ::
bushing {n} (mechanical engineering: type of bearing to reduce friction)  :: foring {m}
business {n} (commercial enterprise or establishment)  :: forretning {m}
business card {n} (small card)  :: visittkort {n}
businessman {n} (a man in business, one who works at a commercial institution)  :: [Bokmål] forretningsmann {m}; [Nynorsk] forretningsmann {m}
business plan {n} (a summary of how a business owner, manager, or entrepreneur intends to organize an entrepreneurial endeavor)  :: businessplan {m}
businessworthy {adj} (Following principles of ethical and responsible conduct in business)  :: forretningsverdig
bus stop {n} (a stop for public transport buses)  :: [Bokmål] bussholdeplass {m}, busstopp {m} {n}, buss-stopp {m} {n}; [Nynorsk] busstopp {m} {n}, buss-stopp {m} {n}
bust {n} (breasts and upper thorax of a woman)  :: [Bokmål] byste {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] byste {m} {f}
bust {n} (sculptural portrayal of a person's head and shoulders)  :: [Bokmål] byste {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] byste {m} {f}
busting {adj} (urgently needing to urinate) SEE: bursting  ::
busty {adj} (having large breasts)  :: barmfager
busy {adj} (doing a great deal)  :: travel, opptatt
busy {adj} (engaged)  :: opptatt, travel
but {conj} (although)  :: men
but {conj} (except)  :: enn, bortsett fra, unntatt, foruten
but {conj} (rather)  :: men
butane {n} (the organic compound)  :: [Bokmål] butan {m} {n}; [Nynorsk] butan {m} {n}
butch {n} (masculine lesbian)  :: [Bokmål] traktorlesbe {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] traktorlesbe {f}
butcher {n} (a brutal or indiscriminate killer)  :: slakter {m}
butcher {n} (a person who prepares and sells meat)  :: slakter {m}
butcher {v} (to kill brutally)  :: slakte
butcher {v} (To ruin something)  :: slakte
butcher {v} (To slaughter animals and prepare meat for market)  :: slakte
butcher's {n} (butcher's shop)  :: slakteri {n}
butchery {n} (abattoir) SEE: abattoir  ::
butler {n} (chief male servant)  :: bøtler {m}
butt {n} (butt hinge) SEE: butt hinge  ::
butt {n} (butt joint) SEE: butt joint  ::
butt {n} (buttocks)  :: bak {m}, rumpe {m} {f}
butt {n} (remnant of a smoked cigarette or cigar)  :: [Bokmål] sneip {m}
butt chin {n} (cleft chin) SEE: cleft chin  ::
buttcrack {n} (butt crack) SEE: butt crack  ::
butter {n} (soft foodstuff made from milk)  :: [Bokmål] smør {n}; [Nynorsk] smør {n}
buttercup {n} (flower of the genus Narcissus) SEE: daffodil  ::
butterfish {n} (Maccullochella macquariensis) SEE: trout cod  ::
butterfly {n} (insect)  :: sommerfugl {m} [Bokmål], fivrelde {n} [Nynorsk]
butterfly {n} (swimming stroke) SEE: butterfly stroke  ::
butterfly effect {n}  :: [Nynorsk] sommarfugleffekten; sommerfugleffekt
butterfly stroke {n} (swimming stroke)  :: butterfly {m}
buttermilk {n} (traditional buttermilk)  :: [Bokmål] kjernemelk {m} {f}, kjernemjølk {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] kjernemjølk {f}
butternut {n} (butternut squash) SEE: butternut squash  ::
butter up {v} (to flatter)  :: smiske
buttfuck {n} (sodomy) SEE: sodomy  ::
buttfuck {v} (sodomize) SEE: assfuck  ::
buttkisser {n} (someone who kisses ass) SEE: asslicker  ::
buttlicker {n} (a contemptible person) SEE: asslicker  ::
button {n} (a mechanical device meant to be pressed with a finger)  :: trykknapp {m}, knapp {m}
button {n} (in computer software, an on-screen control that can be selected)  :: knapp {m}
button {n} (knob or small disc serving as a fastener)  :: [Bokmål] knapp {m}; [Nynorsk] knapp {m}
button {v} (to fasten with a button)  :: kneppe
buttonbush {n} (common buttonbush) SEE: common buttonbush  ::
buttonhole {n} (flower worn in the buttonhole for decoration)  :: [Bokmål] knapphullsblomst {m}, knappholsblomst {m}
buttonhole {n} (hole for a button)  :: [Bokmål] knapphull {n}, knapphol {n}; [Nynorsk] knapphol {n}
button man {n} (professional assassin) SEE: contract killer  ::
buttonwood {n} (American sycamore) SEE: American sycamore  ::
buttonwood {n} (California sycamore) SEE: California sycamore  ::
buttonwood {n} (mangrove) SEE: mangrove  ::
butt plug {n} (A sex toy for the anus and rectum)  :: analplugg
buttress {n} (anything that serves to support something)  :: støtte {m} {f}
buttress {n} (brick or stone structure built against another structure to support it)  :: støtte {m} {f}
buttress {v} (support something or someone by supplying evidence)  :: understøtte
buttress {v} (support something physically with, or as if with, a buttress)  :: støtte
buxom {adj} (having a full, voluptuous figure)  :: yppig
buy {n} (purchase) SEE: purchase  ::
buy {v} (to accept as true)  :: kjøpe
buy {v} (to obtain something with money)  :: kjøpe
buyer {n} (person who makes purchases)  :: [Bokmål] kjøper {m}; [Nynorsk] kjøpar {m}
buying power {n} (purchasing power) SEE: purchasing power  ::
buy the farm {v} (to die)  :: skride hen til de evige jaktmarker
buzzard {n} (American black vulture) SEE: black vulture  ::
buzzard {n} (Genus Buteo)  :: musvåk
buzzard {n} (turkey vulture) SEE: turkey vulture  ::
by {prep} (indicates a means)  :: med
by {prep} (indicates a rule followed)  :: etter
by {prep} (indicates creator of a work)  :: av, ved
by {prep} (indicating amount of progression)  :: med
by {prep} (indication of passive voice)  :: av
by {prep} (near, or next to)  :: ved
by {prep} (not later than)  :: innen
by {prep} (steady progression)  :: etter, for
by {prep} (with the authority of)  :: ved
by accident {adv} (accidentally) SEE: accidentally  ::
by and by {adv} (soon) SEE: soon  ::
by and large {adv} (mostly, generally; with few exceptions)  :: [Bokmål] i det store og hele, stort sett; [Nynorsk] i det store og heile, stort sett
by dint of {prep} (because of) SEE: because of  ::
by dint of {prep} (by means of) SEE: by means of  ::
bye {interj} (short for goodbye)  :: adjø, farvel, ha det bra
bye-bye {n} (goodbye)  :: ha det
by foot {adv} (on foot) SEE: on foot  ::
by hand {prep} (manually) SEE: manually  ::
by heart {prep} (knowing completely)  :: utenat
by mistake {prep} (mistakenly) SEE: mistakenly  ::
by-product {n} (secondary product)  :: [Bokmål] biprodukt {n}; [Nynorsk] biprodukt {n}
by the Grace of God {prep} (By divine right)  :: av Guds nåde
by the skin of one's teeth {prep} (barely, closely)  :: [Bokmål] på hengende håret
by the time {phrase} (when) SEE: when  ::
by the way {prep} (incidentally)  :: forresten
by turns {adv} ( is in turn a synonym? in this case: one after the other) SEE: is in turn a synonym? in this case: in turn  ::
by walking {adv} (on foot) SEE: on foot  ::
Byzantine Empire {prop} (an ancient Greek-speaking empire of Eastern Europe)  :: Østromerriket
Byzantinology {n} (Byzantine studies) SEE: Byzantine studies  ::
Byzantium {prop} (ancient Greek city)  :: Bysants
Byzantium {prop} (Byzantine Empire) SEE: Byzantine Empire  ::