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cab {n} (taxi) SEE: taxi ::
cabbage {n} (plant) :: hodekål, kål {m}
cabin {n} (a compartment on land) :: hytte {f}
cabin {n} (a private room on a ship) :: [Bokmål] lugar {m}, kabin {m}; [Nynorsk] lugar {m}, kabin {m}
cabin {n} (the interior of a boat) :: kabin {m}; [Bokmål] kahytt {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] kahytt {f}, kahytte {f}
cabin {n} (the passenger area of an aircraft) :: [Bokmål] kabin {m}; [Nynorsk] kabin {m}
cable {n} (large wire, rope) :: [Bokmål] kabel {m}; [Nynorsk] kabel {m}
cable {n} (assembly of wires for electricity) :: [Bokmål] kabel {m}, ledning {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] kabel {m}
cable car {n} (cable car, a hanging carriage) :: taubane, togbane
cable ferry {n} (cable ferry) :: [Bokmål] kabelferge {m} {f}, kabelferje {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] kabelferje {f}
cable length {n} (one tenth of a nautical mile) :: [Bokmål] kabellengde {m}; [Nynorsk] kabellengd {f}, kabellengde {f}
cabotage {n} (shipping in the same country) :: [Bokmål] kabotasje {m}
cabotage {n} (the legal right) :: [Bokmål] kabotasje {m}
Cabo Verde {prop} (Cape Verde) SEE: Cape Verde ::
cabriolet {n} :: kabriolet {c}
cacao {n} (cacao tree) :: kakaotre
cachalot {n} (sperm whale) SEE: sperm whale ::
cacophonous {adj} (containing or consisting of unpleasant sounds) :: [Bokmål] kakofonisk; [Nynorsk] kakofonisk
cactus {n} (member of the Cactaceae) :: [Bokmål] kaktus {m}; [Nynorsk] kaktus {m}
cadet {n} (a student at a military school who is training to be an officer) :: kadett
cadmium {n} (chemical element) :: [Bokmål] kadmium {n}; [Nynorsk] kadmium {n}
cadre {n} (skeleton upon which regiment is formed) :: kader {m}
cadre {n} (core of managing group) :: kader {m}
Caesarean section {n} (incision in the womb) :: [Bokmål] keisersnitt {n}; [Nynorsk] keisarsnitt {n}
Caesarism {n} (autocracy) :: cæsarisme
Caesarism {n} (democratic dictatorship) :: cæsarisme
caesium {n} (a metallic chemical element) :: [Bokmål] cesium {n}; [Nynorsk] cesium {n}
café {n} (coffee shop) :: kafé {m}, café {m}
cafe {n} (café) SEE: café ::
cafeteria {n} (restaurant) :: [Bokmål] kafeteria {m}
caffeine {n} (alkaloid found naturally in tea and coffee plants) :: [Bokmål] koffein {m} {n}; [Nynorsk] koffein {m} {n}
cagey {adj} :: avvisende, unnvikende
caiman {n} (alligator relative) :: kaiman
cairn {n} (monument) :: [Bokmål] gravrøys {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] gravrøys {f}
cairn {n} (landmark) :: varde {f}, røys {f}
cairn {n} (terrier) SEE: cairn terrier ::
cairn terrier {n} (breed of terrier) :: [Bokmål] cairnterrier {m}, cairn {m}
Cairo {prop} (capital of Egypt) :: [Bokmål] Kairo {m}; [Nynorsk] Kairo {m}
cake {n} (a sweet dessert) :: [Bokmål] kake {m}
cake {n} (a block of solid material) :: stykke {m}
cake {n} (a trivially easy task or responsibility) SEE: piece of cake ::
calamari {n} (as mollusk) SEE: squid ::
calamari {n} (as food) :: akkar
calamity {n} (event resulting in great loss) :: kalamitet {m}
calcite {n} (calcium carbonate mineral) :: [Bokmål] kalsitt {m}; [Nynorsk] kalsitt {m}
calcium {n} (chemical element of atomic number 20) :: [Bokmål] kalsium {n}; [Nynorsk] kalsium {n}
calculation {n} (act or process of calculating) :: [Bokmål] beregning {m} {f}
calculation {n} (result of calculating) :: [Bokmål] beregning {m} {f}
calculation {n} (reckoning, estimate) :: [Bokmål] beregning {m} {f}
calculator {n} (electronic device that performs mathematical calculations) :: [Bokmål] kalkulator {m}; [Nynorsk] kalkulator {m}
calculus {n} (formal mathematical system) :: beregning {m} {f}
calculus {n} (differential calculus and integral calculus considered as a single subject) :: matematikk {m}
caldography {n} (screen printing) SEE: screen printing ::
Caleb {prop} (biblical character) :: Kaleb
calendar {n} (system by which time is divided) :: [Bokmål] kalender {m}; [Nynorsk] kalender {m}
calendar {n} (means to determine the date) :: [Bokmål] kalender {m}; [Nynorsk] kalender {m}
calendar {n} (list of planned events) :: [Bokmål] kalender {m}; [Nynorsk] kalender {m}
calendar year {n} (time between 1st January and 31st December) :: [Bokmål] kalenderår {n}; [Nynorsk] kalenderår {n}
calendrical {adj} (of, pertaining to, or used by a calendar system) :: [Bokmål] kalendarisk {m} {f} {n}; [Nynorsk] kalendarisk {m} {f} {n}
calf {n} (young cow or bull) :: [Bokmål] kalv {m}; [Nynorsk] kalv {m}
calf {n} (young elephant, seal or whale (also used of some other animals)) :: [Bokmål] kalv {m}; [Nynorsk] kalv {m}
calf {n} (chunk of ice broken off of a larger glacier, ice shelf, or iceberg) :: [Bokmål] kalv {m}; [Nynorsk] kalv {m}
calf {n} (small island beside another one) :: [Bokmål] kalv {m}; [Nynorsk] kalv {m}
calf {n} (anatomy: back of the leg below the knee) :: legg {m}
calibration {n} (act of calibrating) :: [Bokmål] kalibrering {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] kalibrering {f}
calibre {n} (Diameter of the bore of a firearm) :: [Bokmål] kaliber {m} {n}; [Nynorsk] kaliber {m} {n}
calibre {n} (Diameter of round or cylindrical body, as of a bullet, projectile or column) :: [Bokmål] kaliber {m} {n}; [Nynorsk] kaliber {m} {n}
calibre {n} (Figuratively: Capacity or compass of mind) :: [Bokmål] kaliber {m} {n}; [Nynorsk] kaliber {m} {n}
californium {n} (chemical element) :: californium
caliper {n} (calipers) SEE: calipers ::
calipers {n} (device used to measure thickness between two surfaces) :: skyvelære {m} {f}
caliph {n} (political leader of the Muslim world) :: [Bokmål] kalif {m}; [Nynorsk] kalif {m}
call {n} (social visit) :: [Bokmål] [nautical] anløp {n}; [Nynorsk] [nautical] anløp {n}
call {v} (to request, summon, or beckon) :: kalle
call an ambulance {phrase} (request to call an ambulance) :: ring etter ambulanse
call a spade a spade {v} (to speak the truth) :: [Bokmål] kalle en spade for en spade (to call a spade a spade); [Nynorsk] kalle ein spade for ein spade (to call a spade a spade)
callback {n} (product recall) :: [Bokmål] tilbakekalling {m} {f}
calling card {n} (printed card identifying the bearer) SEE: business card ::
calling name {n} (nickname) SEE: nickname ::
calloo {n} (long-tailed duck) SEE: long-tailed duck ::
callow {adj} (bald) SEE: bald ::
call sign {n} (broadcasting) :: kallesignal
callsign {n} (call sign) SEE: call sign ::
call the police {phrase} (call the police) :: ring politiet
calm {adj} (free from anger and anxiety) :: [Bokmål] rolig; [Nynorsk] roleg
calm {adj} (free of noise and disturbance) :: [Bokmål] rolig, fredelig; [Nynorsk] roleg, fredeleg
calm {adj} (without wind or storm) :: [Bokmål] vindstille
calm {v} (to make calm) :: [Bokmål] roe, berolige; [Nynorsk] roe
calm {v} (to become calm) :: roe seg
calm before the storm {n} (peace before a disturbance or crisis) :: stille før stormen {c}
calorie {n} (amount of heat to raise 1 gram of water by 1°C) :: [Bokmål] kalori {m}; [Nynorsk] kalori {m}
calque {n} (word formed by word-for-word translation of a word in another language) :: [Bokmål] oversettingslån {n}, oversettelseslån {n}; [Nynorsk] omsetjingslån {n}
calumny {n} (falsification to discredit another) :: baktalelse {m}, baktaling {c}, baksnakk {n}, baksnakking {c}
cam {n} (camera) SEE: camera ::
camaraderie {n} (close friendship in a group of friends) :: [Bokmål] kameraderi {n}
Cambodia {prop} (country in Southeast Asia) :: Kambodsja
Cambodian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Cambodia, the Cambodian people, or the Khmer language) :: [Bokmål] kambodsjansk; [Nynorsk] kambodsjansk, kampuchansk, kampucheansk
Cambodian {n} (a person from Cambodia or of Cambodian descent) :: [Bokmål] kambodsjaner {m}; [Nynorsk] kambodsjan {m}, kambodsjanar {m}, kampuchean {m}, kampucheanar {m}
Cambodian {prop} (the language of the Cambodian people) SEE: Khmer ::
Cambrian explosion {prop} (the rapid appearance, around 541 million years ago, of most major animal phyla) :: [Bokmål] den kambriske eksplosjon {m}; [Nynorsk] den kambriske eksplosjonen {m}
Cambrian symbol {n} (literary: vegetable emblematic of Wales) SEE: leek ::
camel {n} (beast of burden) :: [Bokmål] kamel {m}; [Nynorsk] kamel {m}
camelopard {n} (giraffe) SEE: giraffe ::
camera {n} (still camera) :: [Bokmål] kamera {n}, fotoapparat {n}; [Nynorsk] kamera {n}, fotoapparat {n}
camera flash {n} (a device that produces a short flash of light) SEE: flash ::
Cameroon {prop} (country in Central Africa) :: [Bokmål] Kamerun; [Nynorsk] Kamerun
Cameroonian {adj} (pertaining to Cameroon) :: [Bokmål] kamerunsk; [Nynorsk] kamerunsk
Cameroonian {n} (person from Cameroon) :: [Bokmål] kameruner {m}; [Nynorsk] kamerunar {m}
Camilla {prop} (female given name) :: Camilla, Kamilla
camomile {n} (plant) :: [Bokmål] kamille {m}; [Nynorsk] kamille {m}
camouflage {n} :: kamuflasje {m}
camp {n} (outdoor place) :: [Bokmål] leir {m}
camp {n} (summer camp) SEE: summer camp ::
campaign {n} (series of operations undertaken to achieve a set goal) :: [Bokmål] kampanje {m}; [Nynorsk] kampanje {m}
camp bed {n} (a cot) :: [Bokmål] feltseng {m} {f}
camper {n} (motor vehicle) SEE: motor home ::
campervan {n} (motor home) SEE: motor home ::
campfire {n} (fire at a campground) :: bål {n}, leirbål {n} (campfire)
camphor {n} (white transparent waxy crystalline isoprenoid ketone) :: [Bokmål] kamfer {m} {n}; [Nynorsk] kamfer {m} {n}
campsite {n} (a place where a tent may be or is pitched) :: [Bokmål] campingplass {m}; [Nynorsk] campingplass {m}
camshaft {n} (a shaft fitted with cams) :: [Bokmål] kamaksel {m}; [Nynorsk] kamaksel {m}, kamaksling {m}
can {v} (to be able) :: kunne
can {v} (may) :: kunne
can {n} (a more or less cylindrical vessel for liquids) :: [Bokmål] boks {m}, kanne {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] boks {m}, kanne {f}
can {n} (a container used to carry and dispense water for plants) :: [Bokmål] kanne {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] kanne {f}
can {n} (a tin-plate canister) :: boks {m}, hermetikkboks {m}
can {n} (non-offensive slang for toilet, see also: toilet) :: do {m} (-skål)
can {n} (buttocks) :: rompe {c}, bak {m}
can {n} (chamber pot) SEE: chamber pot ::
Canaan Dog {n} (Canaan Dog) :: [Bokmål] Kanaan-hund {m}
Canada {prop} (country in North America) :: [Bokmål] Canada {n}, Kanada {n}; [Nynorsk] Canada {n}, Kanada {n}
Canada goose {n} (Branta canadensis) :: Kanadagås
Canadian {n} (person from Canada) :: [Bokmål] canadier {m}, kanadier {m}; [Nynorsk] canadiar {m}, kanadiar {m}
Canadian {prop} (Canadian English) :: [Bokmål] canadisk engelsk {m}, kanadisk engelsk {m}; [Nynorsk] canadisk engelsk {m}, kanadisk engelsk {m}
Canadian {adj} (of or pertaining to Canada) :: [Bokmål] canadisk, kanadisk; [Nynorsk] canadisk, kanadisk
Canadian {adj} (of or pertaining to a Canadian, Canadians) :: [Bokmål] canadisk; [Nynorsk] canadisk, kanadisk, canadisk
canal {n} (artificial waterway) :: [Bokmål] kanal {m}; [Nynorsk] kanal {m}
canalise {v} (to convert into a canal) :: [Bokmål] kanalisere; [Nynorsk] kanalisere
canalise {v} (to channel the flow) :: [Bokmål] kanalisere; [Nynorsk] kanalisere
canard {n} (false or misleading report or story) :: [Bokmål] avisand {m} {f}, and {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] avisand {f}, and {f}
canard {n} (winglike structure) :: [Bokmål] canardvinge {m}
canary {n} (bird from the Canary Islands) :: kanarifugl
canary {n} (colour) :: kanarigul
Canary Islands {prop} (an archipelago off the coast of north-western Africa) :: [Bokmål] Kanariøyene; [Nynorsk] Kanariøyane
cancel {v} (cross out) :: [Bokmål] stryke
cancel {v} (invalidate, annul) :: [Bokmål] avbestille, avbryte, oppheve, avlyse
cancelled {adj} (No longer planned or scheduled) :: [Bokmål] avlyst
cancer {n} (disease of uncontrolled cellular proliferation) :: cancer {m}; [Bokmål] kreft {m}; [Nynorsk] kreft {m}
Cancer {prop} (constellation) :: Krepsen {m}
Cancer {prop} (astrological sign) :: Krepsen {m}
Cancer {n} (Someone with a Cancer star sign) :: kreps
candid {adj} (impartial and free from prejudice) :: fordomsfri, upartisk
candid {adj} (straightforward, open and sincere) :: oppriktig
candid {adj} (not posed or rehearsed) :: oppriktig
candidate {n} (person running in an election) :: kandidat
candidly {adv} (frankly) SEE: frankly ::
candle {n} (a light source) :: lys
candle holder {n} (candle holder) SEE: candlestick ::
candlestick {n} (a holder with a socket or spike for a candle) :: [Bokmål] lysestake {m}; [Nynorsk] ljosestake {m}, lysestake {m}
candy {n} (piece of candy) :: godteri {n-p}
candy {n} (confection) SEE: confectionery ::
candy floss {n} (sweet) :: sukkerspinn {n}
cane {n} (sugar cane) SEE: sugar cane ::
cane sugar {n} (sugar from the sugar cane plant) :: [Bokmål] rørsukker {n}; [Nynorsk] røyrsukker {n}
canine {n} (canine tooth) SEE: canine tooth ::
canine tooth {n} (tooth) :: hoggtann {m}
Canis Minor {prop} (small winter constellation of the northern sky) :: [Bokmål] Den lille hund; [Nynorsk] Vesle hund
canister {n} (container) :: boks {m}
canister {n} (cylindrical metal receptacle) :: boks {m}
canna {v} (cannot) SEE: cannot ::
cannabis {n} (plant) :: hamp
cannibal {n} (an organism which eats others of its own species) :: [Bokmål] kannibal {m}; [Nynorsk] kannibal {m}
canning {n} (preserving process) :: hermetisering
cannoli {n} (tube of fried pastry filled with ricotta) :: cannolo {m}
cannon {n} (artillery piece) :: [Bokmål] kanon {m}
cannot {v} (cannot, see also: can; not) :: [Bokmål] kan ikke
canny {adj} (frugal, thrifty) SEE: frugal ::
canoe {n} (small long and narrow boat) :: kano {m}
canon {n} (group of literary works accepted as representative) :: kanon {m}
canon {n} (piece of music) :: kanon {m}
canon {n} (fandom: the works considered authoritative regarding a fictional universe) :: kanon {m}
can opener {n} (device used to open tin cans) :: [Bokmål] boksåpner {m}
can-opener {n} (can opener) SEE: can opener ::
canopy {n} (highest foliage and branches of a forest) :: kronetak {n}
cant {n} (jargon of a particular class or subgroup) :: [Bokmål] sjargong {m}
cant {n} (hypocritical talk) :: [Bokmål] hykling {m} {f}
cant {n} (whining speech, such as that used by beggars.) :: [Bokmål] sutrestemme {m} {f}, klaging {m} {f}
cant {n} (heraldry: blazon that makes a pun, canting arms) :: [Bokmål] talende våpen {n}
cant {v} (set something at an angle) :: [Bokmål] kante
can't {v} (cannot) SEE: cannot ::
canteen {n} (small cafeteria or snack bar) :: kantine {m} {f}
canter {n} (gait) :: galopp {m}
canter {n} (ride) :: galopp {m}
canter {v} (to gait) :: galoppere
Canticle of Canticles {prop} (Song of Songs) SEE: Song of Songs ::
Canticles {prop} (Song of Songs) SEE: Song of Songs ::
canting arms {n} :: [Bokmål] talende våpen {n}; [Nynorsk] talande våpen {n}
Cantopop {n} (Cantonese pop music) :: cantopop
Canute {prop} (Male given name) :: Knut
canvas {n} (a type of coarse cloth) :: [Bokmål] lerret {n}; [Nynorsk] lerret {n}
canvas {n} (a piece of canvas cloth on which one may paint) :: [Bokmål] lerret {n}; [Nynorsk] lerret {n}
canvass {v} (to campaign) SEE: campaign ::
canyon {n} (a valley cut in rock by a river) :: canyon
can you help me {phrase} (can you help me?) :: kan du hjelpe meg?
cap {n} (head covering) :: skyggelue
capacious {adj} (having a lot of space inside) :: [Bokmål] rommelig
capacitor {n} (electronic component) :: [Bokmål] kondensator {m}; [Nynorsk] kondensator {m}
capacity {n} (the ability to hold, receive or absorb) :: [Bokmål] kapasitet {m}; [Nynorsk] kapasitet {m}
capacity {n} (capability; the ability to perform some task) :: [Bokmål] kapasitet {m}; [Nynorsk] kapasitet {m}
capacity {n} (the maximum that can be produced) :: [Bokmål] kapasitet {m}; [Nynorsk] kapasitet {m}
cape {n} (headland) :: [Bokmål] kapp {n}; [Nynorsk] kapp {n}
cape {n} (garment) :: [Bokmål] cape {m}; [Nynorsk] cape {m}
cape gooseberry {n} (plant) :: ananaskirsebær
caper {n} (crime) SEE: crime ::
caper {n} (capercaillie) SEE: capercaillie ::
caper {n} (pickled bud of Capparis spinosa) :: kapers {p}
capercaillie {n} (Tetrao urogallus) :: storfugl, tiur [male], røy [female]
Capernaum {prop} (The biblical town) :: [Bokmål] Kapernaum; [Nynorsk] Kefár Nahúm
Cape Verde {prop} (country in Western Africa) :: [Bokmål] Kapp Verde (Republikken Kapp Verde); [Nynorsk] Kapp Verde
Cape Verdean {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Cape Verde, its people or their language) :: [Bokmål] kappverdisk; [Nynorsk] kappverdisk
Cape Verdean {n} (a person from Cape Verde or of Cape Verdean descent) :: [Bokmål] kappverder {m}; [Nynorsk] kappverdar {m}
capillary {n} (any of small blood vessels that connect arteries to veins) :: [Bokmål] kapillær
capital {n} (uppermost part of a column) :: [Bokmål] kapitel {n}
capital {n} (capital city) SEE: capital city ::
capital city {n} (city designated as seat of government) :: [Bokmål] hovedstad {m}; [Nynorsk] hovudstad {m}
capitalism {n} (socio-economic system based on private property rights) :: [Bokmål] kapitalisme {m}; [Nynorsk] kapitalisme {m}
capital punishment {n} (punishment by death) :: [Bokmål] dødsstraff {m}; [Nynorsk] dødsstraff {f}
capitol {n} (Capitoline temple of Jupiter) SEE: Capitol ::
capitol {n} (particular capitol buildings) SEE: Capitol ::
Capitol {prop} (legislative building in Washington, D.C.) :: Capitol
capon {n} (a cockerel which has been gelded and fattened for the table) :: kapun
cappuccino {n} (beverage) :: cappuccino {m}
cappuccino {n} (cup of this beverage) :: cappuccino {m}
capricious {adj} (Impulsive and unpredictable; determined by chance, impulse, or whim) :: uberegnelig, uforutsigbar
Capricorn {prop} (constellation) SEE: Capricornus ::
Capricorn {prop} (astrological sign) :: Steinbukken {m}
Capricornus {prop} (constellation) :: Steinbukken {m}
Capricornus {prop} (astrological sign) SEE: Capricorn ::
capsicum {n} (plant of the genus Capsicum (only terms covering capsicum in general apply, NOT species-specific)) :: [Bokmål] paprika {m}
capsicum spray {n} (pepper spray) SEE: pepper spray ::
capsize {v} ((intransitive) to overturn) :: kantre; [Bokmål] kollseile; [Nynorsk] kollsegle
capsule {n} (weasel) SEE: weasel ::
captain {n} (An army officer with a rank between the most senior grade of lieutenant and major) :: [Bokmål] kaptein {m}; [Nynorsk] kaptein {m}
captain {n} (A naval officer with a rank between commander and commodore or rear admiral) :: [Bokmål] kommandør {m}; [Nynorsk] kommandør {m}
captain {n} (An air force officer with a rank between the most senior grade of lieutenant and major) :: [Bokmål] kaptein {m}; [Nynorsk] kaptein {m}
captain {n} (The person lawfully in command of a sea-going vessel) :: [Bokmål] kaptein {m}, skipsfører {m}; [Nynorsk] kaptein {m}, skipsførar {m}
captain {n} (The person lawfully in command of an airliner) :: [Bokmål] kaptein {m}; [Nynorsk] kaptein {m}
captain {n} (One of the athletes on a sports team designated to make decisions) :: [Bokmål] kaptein {m}; [Nynorsk] kaptein {m}
car {n} (automobile, a vehicle steered by a driver) :: [Bokmål] bil {m}; [Nynorsk] bil {m}
car {n} (passenger-carrying unit in a subway or elevated train, whether powered or not) :: vogn {m}
car {n} (railway car, railroad carriage) SEE: carriage ::
Caracalla {prop} (emperor) :: Caracalla
carafe {n} (bottle for serving wine, water, or beverages) :: [Bokmål] karaffel {m}; [Nynorsk] karaffel {m}
carambola {n} (fruit) SEE: star fruit ::
caramel {n} (confection) :: [Bokmål] karamell {m}; [Nynorsk] karamell {m}
caravan {n} (convoy or procession) :: karavane {m}
caravan {n} (vehicle) :: [Bokmål] campingvogn {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] campingvogn {f}
caravanserai {n} (an inn having a central courtyard where caravans can rest) :: karavaneserai
caraway {n} (plant) :: kummin, karve
caraway {n} (seed/fruit) :: kummin, karve
carbamic acid {n} (NH2COOH) :: [Bokmål] karbamidsyre {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] karbamidsyre {f}
carbamide {n} (urea (in organic chemistry)) :: [Bokmål] karbamid {n}; [Nynorsk] karbamid {n}
carbohydrate {n} (organic compounds; sugar, starch or cellulose) :: kullhydrat {n}, kolhydrat {n}; [Bokmål] karbohydrat {n}; [Nynorsk] karbohydrat {n}
car bomb {n} (automobile made a bomb) :: [Bokmål] bilbombe {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] bilbombe {f}
car bomb {n} (explosive device installed in an automobile) :: [Bokmål] bilbombe {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] bilbombe {f}
carbon {n} (chemical element) :: karbon {n}; [Nynorsk] karbon
carbon {n} (informal: a sheet of carbon paper) :: blåpapir {n}
carbon {n} (informal: carbon copy) :: blåkopi {m}
carbon {n} (impure carbon (e.g., coal, charcoal)) :: kull {n}
carbon {n} (ecology: carbon dioxide, in the context of global warming) :: kulldioksid {m}, kullsyre {f}
carbonated {adj} (containing dissolved carbon dioxide gas (under pressure)) :: kullsyret, brusende; [Bokmål] kullsyreholdig; [Nynorsk] kolsyrehaldig
carbonated water {n} (water containing carbon dioxide) :: [Bokmål] kullsyreholdig vann {n}
carbon dioxide {n} (CO₂) :: [Bokmål] karbondioksid {n}; [Nynorsk] karbondioksid {n}
carbonic acid {n} (A weak unstable acid, H2CO3) :: [Bokmål] karbonsyre {m} {f}, kullsyre {m} {f}
car boot sale {n} :: baklukeloppis
carboxylic {adj} (of, or relating to the carboxyl functional group) :: karboksyl-
carboxylic acid {n} (organic compound containing a carboxyl functional group) :: [Bokmål] karboksylsyre {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] karboksylsyre {f}
carbuncle {n} (precious stone) :: [Bokmål] karfunkel {m}
carburetor {n} (a device in an internal combustion engine) :: forgasser {m}
carburettor {n} (motor car part) SEE: carburetor ::
car carrier {n} (ship) :: [Bokmål] bilskip {n}; [Nynorsk] bilskip {n}
carcass {n} (body of a dead animal) :: [Bokmål] kadaver {n}, skrott {m}, skrog {n} [of a bird]
carcass {n} (body of a dead human) SEE: corpse ::
card {n} (flat, normally rectangular piece of stiff paper, plastic etc.) :: kort {n}
card {n} (playing card) SEE: playing card ::
card {n} (card game) SEE: card game ::
cardamom {n} (plant) :: [Bokmål] kardemommeplante {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] kardemommeplante {m} {f}
cardamom {n} (spice) :: [Bokmål] kardemomme {m}; [Nynorsk] kardemomme {m}
cardboard {n} (material resembling heavy paper) :: [Bokmål] papp {m}; [Nynorsk] papp {m}
cardboard box {n} (container) :: [Bokmål] pappeske {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] pappeske {f}
card game {n} (any of very many games played with playing cards) :: [Bokmål] kortspill {n}, kortspell {n}; [Nynorsk] kortspel {n}
cardinal {n} (official of the Catholic Church) :: [Bokmål] kardinal {m}; [Nynorsk] kardinal {m}
cardinal {n} (mulled wine) SEE: mulled wine ::
cardinal {n} (cardinal numeral) SEE: cardinal numeral ::
cardinality {n} (in set theory) :: kardinalitet
cardinal number {n} (cardinal numeral) SEE: cardinal numeral ::
cardinal numeral {n} (grammar: word used to represent a cardinal number) :: [Bokmål] grunntall {n}; [Nynorsk] grunntal {n}
card key {n} (keycard) SEE: keycard ::
car door {n} (door designed for use on a car) :: [Bokmål] bildør {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] bildør {f}
cards {n} (card game) SEE: card game ::
care {n} (close attention, concern or responsibility) :: [Bokmål] forsiktighet {m} {f}
care {n} (worry) :: nennsomhet {m}
care {n} (treatment of those in need) :: [Bokmål] pleie {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] pleie {f}
careen {v} (to heave a ship down on one side so as to expose the other) :: kjølhale
careen {v} (to tilt on one side) :: krenge
careen {v} (to sway violently from side to side or lurch) :: slingre, skrense
careen {v} (to tilt or lean while in motion) :: skjene
career {n} (one's calling in life; a person's occupation) :: [Bokmål] karriere {m}; [Nynorsk] karriere {m}
career {n} (an individual’s work and life roles over their lifespan) :: [Bokmål] karriere {m}; [Nynorsk] karriere {m}
career criminal {n} (a person who makes a living illegally by committing crimes) :: yrkeskriminell {m}
carefree {adj} (worry free, light hearted, etc.) :: ubekymret, sorgløs, bekymringsløs, ubekymra
care-giver {n} (carer) SEE: carer ::
care killed the cat {proverb} (curiosity killed the cat) SEE: curiosity killed the cat ::
careless {adj} (not concerned or worried) SEE: carefree ::
carer {n} (someone who regularly looks after another person) :: [Bokmål] støttekontakt {m} [for a mentally disabled person]
caretaker {n} (One who takes care of a place or thing.) :: [Bokmål] vaktmester {m}; [Nynorsk] vaktmeister {m}
cargo ship {n} (ship that carries cargo) :: [Bokmål] lastebåt {m}, lasteskip {n}, handelsskip {n}; [Nynorsk] lastebåt {m}, lasteskip {n}, handelsskip {n}
Caribbean {adj} (Pertaining to the sea and region bounded by the American continent and the West Indies) :: [Bokmål] karibisk; [Nynorsk] karibisk
Caribbean {prop} (countries) :: [Bokmål] Karibia, Karibien; [Nynorsk] Karibia
Caribbean English {n} (broad term for sum of all Caribbean dialects of English) :: [Bokmål] karibisk engelsk
Caribbean Sea {prop} (a tropical sea in the Western Hemisphere) :: [Bokmål] Det karibiske hav; [Nynorsk] Det karibiske havet
caricature {n} (pictorial representation of someone for comic effect) :: [Bokmål] karikatur {m}; [Nynorsk] karikatur {m}
caricaturist {n} (person who draws caricatures) :: [Bokmål] karikaturtegner {m}; [Nynorsk] karikaturteiknar {m}
caring {adj} (kind, sensitive, empathetic) :: omsorgsfull
Carl {prop} (male given names cognate to Carl) SEE: Charles ::
carnation {n} (plant) :: [Bokmål] nellik {m}; [Nynorsk] nellik {m}
carnation {n} (flower) :: [Bokmål] nellik {m}; [Nynorsk] nellik {m}
carnival {n} (festive occasion marked by parades) :: [Bokmål] karneval {n}; [Nynorsk] karneval {n}
carnivore {n} (meat-eating animal) :: [Bokmål] kjøtteter {m}; [Nynorsk] kjøtetar {m}
carnivorous {adj} (Predatory or flesh-eating) :: kjøttetende
carob {n} (tree) :: johannesbrødtre {n}
carol {n} (song of joy) :: [Bokmål] carol; [Nynorsk] carol
Caroline {prop} (female given name) :: Karoline
carp {n} (Any of various freshwater fish of the family Cyprinidae) :: [Bokmål] karpe {m}; [Nynorsk] karpe {f}
car park {n} (outdoor parking area) SEE: parking lot ::
car park {n} (multistorey parking facility) SEE: parking garage ::
car part {n} (part for a car) :: [Bokmål] bildel {m}; [Nynorsk] bildel {m}
carp bream {n} (Abramis brama) :: brasme {m} {f}
carpe diem {proverb} (seize the day) :: grip dagen
carpenter {n} (carpentry person) :: [Bokmål] tømrer {m}, tømmermann {m}, snekker {m}; [Nynorsk] tømrar {m}, tømmermann {m}, snikkar {m}
carpet {n} (a fabric used as a floor covering) :: [Bokmål] teppe {n}
carpet shark {n} (ferret) SEE: ferret ::
carriage {n} (railroad car) :: vogn {m}
carrier bag {n} (thin bag) :: [Bokmål] bærepose {m}
carrier wave {n} (electromagnetic wave) :: [Bokmål] bærebølge {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] berebylgje {f}, berebølgje {f}
carrion {n} (dead flesh; carcasses) :: åtsel {n}, kadaver {n}
carrot {n} (Daucus carota ssp. sativus) :: gulrot {c}
carrot cake {n} (sweet cake) :: [Bokmål] gulrotkake {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] gulrotkake {f}
carry {v} (to carry) SEE: bear ::
carry {v} (to transport by lifting) :: [Bokmål] bære
carry {v} (to stock or supply) :: [Bokmål] føre, ha
carry {v} (to adopt; take over or stand in) :: [Bokmål] overta
carry {v} (in an addition) :: [Bokmål] overføre
carry {v} (to transmit or travel) :: [Bokmål] bære
carry {n} (a manner of transporting or lifting something) :: [Bokmål] tak {n}, løft {n}
carry coals to Newcastle {v} (do something unneeded or redundant) :: [Bokmål] gi bakerens barn brød (give bread to the baker's children), gå over bekken etter vann (cross the river in search of water); [Nynorsk] gje brød til bakaren sine born (give bread to the baker's children)
carrying capacity {n} (number of individuals that an environment can support) :: [Bokmål] bæreevne {m} {f}
carry out {v} (To fulfill) :: utføre
carsick {adj} (feeling nauseated due to riding in a vehicle) :: bilsyk
cart {n} (small, open, wheeled vehicle, see also: wagon) :: [Bokmål] kjerre {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] kjerre {f}
carte de visite {n} (business card) SEE: business card ::
cartel {n} (group of businesses or nations that collude to fix prices) :: [Bokmål] kartell {n}; [Nynorsk] kartell {n}
Cartesian {adj} (of or pertaining to coordinates based on orthogonal axes) :: [Bokmål] kartesisk; [Nynorsk] kartesisk
Cartesian coordinates {n} (coordinates of a point) :: [Bokmål] kartesiske koordinater; [Nynorsk] kartesiske koordinatar
Carthage {prop} (ancient city in North Africa) :: Karthago
Carthaginian {adj} (of or pertaining to Carthage) :: kartagisk, punisk
Carthaginian {n} (person from Carthage) :: [Bokmål] kartager, puner {m}; [Nynorsk] kartagar, punar {m}
cartilage {n} (dense connective tissue) :: brusk {m}
cartographic {adj} (of or pertaining to the making of maps) :: kartografisk
cartographical {adj} (cartographic) SEE: cartographic ::
cartography {n} (creation of charts and maps) :: kartografi {m}
carton {n} (a box-like container made of paper designed to hold things for a limited time) :: kartong
cartridge {n} (firearms package) :: [Bokmål] patron {m}; [Nynorsk] patron {f}
cartridge {n} (vessel which contains the ink for a computer printer) :: [Bokmål] patron {m}; [Nynorsk] patron {f}
carved {adj} (of an object, made by carving) :: [Bokmål] utskåret
carving {n} (the object produced) :: [Bokmål] utskjæring {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] utskjering {f}
carving knife {n} (a large knife) :: forskjærskniv {m}
Casablanca {prop} (city) :: Casablanca
casbah {n} (the fortress in a city in North Africa or the Middle East) :: festning {m}
case {n} (box containing a number of identical items of manufacture) :: kiste
casein {n} (protein) :: [Bokmål] kasein {n}; [Nynorsk] kasein {n}
case law {n} (law developed through court decisions) :: rettspraksis {m}
cash {n} (money in the form of notes/bills and coins) :: kontanter {p}, penger {p}
cash cow {n} (something that generates free cash flow) :: [Bokmål] melkeku {m} {f}, mjølkeku {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] mjølkeku {f}
cash dispenser {n} (automated teller machine) SEE: automated teller machine ::
cash in {v} (to die) SEE: die ::
cash machine {n} (automated teller machine) SEE: automated teller machine ::
cashmere {n} (fine, downy wool from beneath the outer hair of the Cashmere goat) :: [Bokmål] kasjmir {m}; [Nynorsk] kasjmir {m}
cashmere {n} (soft fabric made of wool) :: [Bokmål] kasjmir {m}; [Nynorsk] kasjmir {m}
cashpoint {n} (automated teller machine) SEE: automated teller machine ::
cash register {n} (machine) :: [Bokmål] kassaapparat {n}, kasseapparat {n}; [Nynorsk] kassaapparat {n}, kasseapparat {n}
casino {n} (public building or room for entertainment, especially gambling) :: [Bokmål] kasino {n}; [Nynorsk] kasino {n}
casket {n} (coffin) SEE: coffin ::
cask wine {n} (wine packaged in a box) SEE: box wine ::
Caspar {prop} (one of the Magi) :: Kaspar
Caspar {prop} (male given name) :: Kasper
Caspian Sea {prop} (landlocked sea) :: Kaspihavet {n}
casserole {n} (glass or earthenware dish) :: [Bokmål] kasserolle {m}
cassette {n} (small flat case containing magnetic tape) :: [Bokmål] kassett {m}; [Nynorsk] kassett {m}
cast {v} (to throw forcefully) :: kaste
cast {v} (to make by pouring into a mould) :: [Bokmål] støpe, støype; [Nynorsk] støype
cast {n} (medicine: supportive and immobilising device) :: gips {m}
caste {n} (hereditary social class) :: kaste {m}
caster {n} (someone or something that casts) :: [Bokmål] [thrower] kaster {m}
caster sugar {n} (fine granulated sugar) :: [Bokmål] finmalt sukker {n}
cast iron {n} (hard, brittle alloy of iron, carbon, silicon) :: [Bokmål] støpejern {n}, støypejern {n}; [Nynorsk] støypejarn {n}, støypejern
castle {n} (fortified building) :: borg
castle {n} (chess piece) SEE: rook ::
castle in the air {n} (idea that is unlikely to be ever realized) :: [Bokmål] luftslott {n}; [Nynorsk] luftslott {n}
castor {n} (a pivoting roller) SEE: caster ::
castor {n} (container for sprinkling) SEE: caster ::
castrate {v} (remove the testicles of) :: [however usually colloquially about human males, e.g. sex offenders] gjelle
casual {adj} (happening by chance) :: tilfeldig
casualty {n} (person) :: [Bokmål] offer {n}; [Nynorsk] offer {n}
cat {v} (raise anchor to cathead) :: katte
cat {n} (spiteful woman) SEE: bitch ::
cat {n} (type of fish) SEE: catfish ::
cat {n} (cat-o'-nine-tails) SEE: cat-o'-nine-tails ::
cat {n} (domestic species) :: huskatt {m}, katt {m}, katte {f}
cat {n} (member of the family Felidae) :: kattedyr {n}, katt {m}
catachresis {n} (misuse of a word) :: katakrese {m}
catacomb {n} (underground system of tunnels and chambers with recesses for graves) :: katakombe
Catalan {prop} (The language of Catalonia) :: katalansk; [Bokmål] katalansk {m}; [Nynorsk] katalansk {m}
Catalan {adj} (Of or pertaining to Catalonia) :: [Bokmål] katalansk; [Nynorsk] katalansk
Catalonia {prop} (autonomous community in Spain) :: Catalonia {f}
Catalonian {adj} (Catalan) SEE: Catalan ::
Catalonian {n} (Catalan) SEE: Catalan ::
catalyst {n} (catalytic converter) SEE: catalytic converter ::
catalytic converter {n} (a chamber which oxidises carbon dioxide from exhaust gases) :: [Bokmål] katalysator {m}
cataplasm {n} (poultice) SEE: poultice ::
catapult {n} (slingshot) SEE: slingshot ::
cataract {n} (waterfall) :: foss {m}
catastrophe {n} (any large and disastrous event of great significance) :: [Bokmål] katastrofe {m}; [Nynorsk] katastrofe {m}
catastrophe {n} (disaster beyond expectations) :: [Bokmål] katastrofe {m}; [Nynorsk] katastrofe {m}
catch {n} (that which is captured or caught) :: [Bokmål] fangst {m}; [Nynorsk] fangst {m}
catch {v} (to perceive and understand ) :: [Bokmål] forstå, få med seg, oppfatte, begripe
catch a cold {v} (contract a cold) :: bli forkjølt
catch fire {v} (become engulfed in flames) :: antenne, ta fyr
catchment {n} (Any structure or land feature which catches and holds water) :: nedslagsdistrikt {n}
catchment basin {n} (region) :: [Bokmål] nedbørfelt {n}; [Nynorsk] nedbørfelt {n}
catchy {adj} (instantly appealing and memorable) :: [Bokmål] fengende
catechism {n} (book summarizing the principles of Christianity) :: [Bokmål] katekisme {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] katekisme {f}
categorize {v} (to assign a category) :: [Bokmål] kategorisere; [Nynorsk] kategorisere
category {n} (group) :: [Bokmål] kategori {m}; [Nynorsk] kategori {m}
caterpillar {n} (larva of a butterfly) :: larve {m}
catfish {n} (type of fish) :: malle {m}
cathedral {n} (principal church of a bishop's diocese) :: [Bokmål] katedral {m}, domkirke {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] katedral {m}, domkyrkje {f}
Catherine {prop} (female given name) :: Katarina
catheter {n} (small tube inserted into a body cavity) :: kateter {n}; [Bokmål] kateter {n}; [Nynorsk] kateter {n}
Catholic {n} (member of a Catholic church) :: [Bokmål] katolikk {m}; [Nynorsk] katolikk {m}
Catholic Church {n} (Roman Catholic Church) SEE: Roman Catholic Church ::
Catholicism {n} (faiths, practices and doctrines of a Catholic Church) :: [Bokmål] katolisisme {m}; [Nynorsk] katolisisme {m}
catholicity {n} (Catholicism) SEE: Catholicism ::
catkin {n} (botany: a type of inflorescence) :: [Bokmål] rakle {m}, [willow] gåsunge {m}; [Nynorsk] rakle {m}, [willow] gåsunge {m}
cat litter {n} (grit used in a cat's toilet tray) SEE: kitty litter ::
catmint {n} (catnip) SEE: catnip ::
catnap {n} (a brief, light sleep) :: høneblund
catnip {n} (plants of the genus Nepeta, family Lamiaceae) :: kattemynter
catnip {n} (specific species which causes intoxication among cats) :: kattemynte
cat-o'-nine-tails {n} (whip) :: nihalet katt {m}, katt {m}
cattle {n} (domesticated bovine animals) :: kveg {n}, krøtter {n}; [Bokmål] storfe {n}; [Nynorsk] storfe {n}
cattle {n} (certain other livestock) :: bøling {m} {f}, buskap {m}, fe {n}, krøtter {n-p}, kveg {n}
cattle {n} (pejorative: people who resemble cattle in behavior or destiny) :: stut {m}
catty {adj} (spiteful) :: spydig
catwalk {n} (narrow elevated stage on which models parade) :: catwalk {m}
Caucasian {adj} (pertaining to the Caucasus region or people) :: [Bokmål] kaukasisk; [Nynorsk] kaukasisk
Caucasus {prop} (geographic region) :: Kaukasia
caucus {n} (a meeting, especially a preliminary meeting, of persons belonging to a party) :: nominasjonsmøte
caudal fin {n} (the tailfin of a fish and other aquatic vertebrates) :: [Bokmål] halefinne {m}; [Nynorsk] halefinne {m}
cauldron {n} (large bowl-shaped pot) :: kjele {m}
cauliflower {n} (Vegetable) :: [Bokmål] blomkål {m}; [Nynorsk] blomkål {m}
cauliflower {n} (Edible head of a cauliflower plant) :: [Bokmål] blomkål {m}; [Nynorsk] blomkål {m}
cauliflower {n} :: blomkål
caulk {v} (to seal joints with caulk) :: fuge
causate {v} (cause) SEE: cause ::
cause {n} :: årsak {m}, grunn {m}
cause {v} (to set off an event or action) :: [Bokmål] forårsake; [Nynorsk] forårsake
cause of death {n} (official cause of a human death) :: [Bokmål] dødsårsak {m} {f}
caustic {adj} (capable of destroying organic tissue) :: [Bokmål] kaustisk; [Nynorsk] kaustisk
caustic {n} (caustic soda) SEE: caustic soda ::
caustic soda {n} (sodium hydroxide) :: [Bokmål] kaustisk soda {m}; [Nynorsk] kaustisk soda {m}
cauterize {v} (burn tissue) :: kauterisere
caution {n} (precept or warning against evil or danger) :: [Bokmål] advarsel {m}
caution {n} (careful attention, prudence) :: [Bokmål] forsiktighet {m} {f}, varsomhet {m} {f}, aktpågivenhet {m} {f}
caution {n} (security; guaranty; bail) :: [Bokmål] kausjon {m}
caution {v} (to warn) :: [Bokmål] advare, fraråde
cavalry {n} (military service that fights with riding horses) :: [Bokmål] kavaleri {n}; [Nynorsk] kavaleri {n}
cave {n} (large, naturally occurring cavity formed underground) :: [Bokmål] hule {m} {f}, hole {m} {f}, grotte {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] hòle {f}, grotte {f}
cave bear {n} (Ursus spelaeus) :: [Bokmål] hulebjørn {m}; [Nynorsk] hulebjørn {m}
cave in {v} (to collapse inward or downward) :: [Bokmål] gi etter, kollapse, bryte sammen, knele
cave in {v} (to relent, comply, lose willpower, etc.) :: [Bokmål] gi opp, kapitulere, resignere
caviar {n} (roe of the sturgeon or other large fish (black caviar)) :: [Bokmål] kaviar {m}; [Nynorsk] kaviar {m}
cavy {n} (guinea pig) SEE: guinea pig ::
CD player {n} (CD player) :: [Bokmål] CD-spiller {m}, CD-speller {m}, cd-spiller {m}, cd-speller {m}; [Nynorsk] CD-spelar {m}, cd-spelar {m}
ceasefire {n} (in warfare, an agreed end to hostilities for a specific purpose) :: våpenhvile
Cecilia {prop} (female given name) :: Cecilie
cedar {n} (coniferous tree in genus Cedrus) :: [Bokmål] seder {m}; [Nynorsk] seder {m}
ceil {n} (ceiling) SEE: ceiling ::
ceiling {n} (upper limit of room) :: tak {n}
ceiling {n} (smallest integer) :: tak {n}
celebrate {v} :: feire
celebration {n} (formal performance of a solemn rite) :: [Bokmål] feiring {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] feiring {f}
celebration {n} (social gathering for entertainment and fun) :: [Bokmål] feiring {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] feiring {f}
celebrity {n} (famous person) :: [Bokmål] berømthet {m} {f}, kjendis {m}, celebritet {m}, selebritet {m}; [Nynorsk] kjendis {m}, celebritet {m}, selebritet {m}
celerity {n} (speed) :: seleritet
celery {n} (herb) :: selleri
celestial {adj} (relating to heaven (religious)) :: himmelsk
celestial body {n} (natural object beyond Earth's atmosphere) :: [Bokmål] himmellegeme {n}; [Nynorsk] himmellekam {m}
celestial navigation {n} (navigation by using the positions of the stars) :: stjernenavigasjon {m}, astronomisk navigasjon {m}
celestial sphere {n} (abstract sphere of infinite radius) :: [Bokmål] himmelhvelving {m}; [Nynorsk] himmelkvelvinga {f}
celibacy {n} (state of being unmarried) :: sølibat {n}
celibacy {n} (abstaining from sexual relations) :: sølibat {n}
Celine {prop} (female given name) :: Celine {f}, Celine {f}
cell {n} (basic unit of a living organism) :: [Bokmål] celle {m} {f}
cellar {n} (underground space) :: [Bokmål] kjeller {m}; [Nynorsk] kjellar {m}
cell nucleus {n} (cytology: large organelle found in cells) SEE: nucleus ::
cello {n} (musical instrument) :: [Bokmål] cello {m}; [Nynorsk] cello {m}
cell phone {n} (mobile phone) SEE: mobile phone ::
cellular {n} (mobile phone) SEE: mobile phone ::
cellular phone {n} (mobile phone) SEE: mobile phone ::
cellulose {n} (the polysaccharide cellulose) :: [Bokmål] cellulose {m}, sellulose {m}; [Nynorsk] cellulose {m}, sellulose {m}
Celtic {adj} (of the Celts; of the style of the Celts) :: [Bokmål] keltisk; [Nynorsk] keltisk
cembalo {n} (cembalo) SEE: harpsichord ::
cement mixer {n} (device to make concrete) :: [Bokmål] betongblander {m}, betongblandemaskin {m}, sementblander {m}, [vehicle], betongbil; [Nynorsk] betongblandar {m}, betongblandemaskin {m} {f}, sementblandar {m}, [vehicle] betongbil {m}
cemetery {n} (a place where the dead are buried) SEE: graveyard ::
cenotaph {n} (monument to honor the dead whose bodies lie elsewhere) :: kenotaf {m}
censor {n} (official responsible for removal of objectionable or sensitive content) :: [Bokmål] sensor {m}; [Nynorsk] sensor {m}
censorship {n} (use of state or group power to control freedom of expression) :: [Bokmål] sensur
census {n} (official count of members of a population) :: [Bokmål] folketelling {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] folketeljing {f}
centaur {n} (mythical half-man, half-horse) :: [Bokmål] kentaur {m}; [Nynorsk] kentaur {m}
Centaur {n} :: kentaur {m}
centenarian {n} (one who is at least 100 years old) :: [Bokmål] hundreåring {m}; [Nynorsk] hundreåring {m}
centenary {n} (centennial) SEE: centennial ::
centennial {n} (100th anniversary) :: hundreårsdag
center {n} (point equidistant from all points on the perimeter of a circle) :: sentrum {n}, midtpunkt {n}
center {n} (point equidistant from all points on the surface of a sphere) :: sentrum {n}, midtpunkt {n}
center {n} (point on a line midway between the ends) :: midt {c}, midtpunkt {n}
center {n} (place where a function or activity occurs) :: midtpunkt {n}, sentrum {n}
centilitre {n} (1/100 of a litre) :: [Bokmål] centiliter {m}; [Nynorsk] centiliter {m}
centimetre {n} (one-hundredth of a metre) :: [Bokmål] centimeter {m}; [Nynorsk] centimeter {m}
centipede {n} (a segmented arthropod of class Chilopoda) :: skolopender {m}
Central African {n} (A person from Central Africa or of Central African descent) :: [Bokmål] sentralafrikaner {m}; [Nynorsk] sentralafrikan {m}, sentralafrikanar {m}
Central African {adj} (Of, from, or pertaining to Central Africa or the Central African people) :: [Bokmål] sentralafrikansk; [Nynorsk] sentralafrikansk
Central African Republic {prop} (country in Central Africa) :: [Bokmål] Den sentralafrikanske republikk; [Nynorsk] Den sentralafrikanske republikken
Central America {prop} (part of North America) :: [Bokmål] Mellom-Amerika, Sentral-Amerika; [Nynorsk] Mellom-Amerika, Sentral-Amerika
Central Asia {prop} (smaller area of Central Asia) :: Sentral-Asia
central bank {n} (the principal monetary authority of a polity) :: [Bokmål] sentralbank {m}; [Nynorsk] sentralbank {m}
central heating {n} (heating system) :: [Bokmål] sentralvarme {m}; [Nynorsk] sentralvarme {m}
central vacuum {n} (built-in vacuum cleaner) :: [Bokmål] sentralstøvsuger {m}
centre {n} (center) SEE: center ::
centre {v} (center) SEE: center ::
centrifugal {adj} (tending, or causing, to recede from the center) :: [Bokmål] sentrifugal; [Nynorsk] sentrifugal
centrifugal force {n} (force) :: [Bokmål] sentrifugalkraft {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] sentrifugalkraft {f}
centrifuge {n} (device for separation of substances) :: sentrifuge {m}
centrifuge {v} (to rotate something in a centrifuge in order to separate its constituents) :: sentrifugere
century {n} (100 years) :: [Bokmål] århundre {n}
CEO {n} (chief executive officer) :: adm.dir (administrerende direktør)
cephalalgia {n} (headache) SEE: headache ::
ceramic {n} (material) :: [Bokmål] keramikk {m}
Cerberus {prop} (mythological three-headed dog) :: Kerberos {m}
cereal {n} (breakfast cereal) SEE: breakfast cereal ::
cerebellum {n} (part of the hindbrain in vertebrates) :: [Bokmål] lillehjerne; [Nynorsk] veslehjerne
cerebral {adj} (of, or relating to the brain) :: cerebral
cerebral {adj} (retroflex) SEE: retroflex ::
cerebral palsy {n} (group of non-contagious conditions) :: cerebral parese
cerium {n} (chemical element) :: cerium
certain {adj} (sure, positive, not doubting) :: sikker, viss
certain {determiner} (having been determined but not specified) :: viss {m} {f}, visst {n}, visse {p}, enkelte
certificate {n} (a document containing a certified statement) :: [Bokmål] sertifikat {n}; [Nynorsk] sertifikat {n}
certification {n} (act of certifying) :: [Bokmål] sertifisering {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] sertifisering {f}
cerumen {n} (earwax) SEE: earwax ::
cervix {n} (neck) SEE: neck ::
cervix {n} (lower, narrow portion of the uterus where it joins with the top end of the vagina) :: [Bokmål] livmorhals {m}; [Nynorsk] livmorhals {m}
cesarean section {n} (Caesarean section) SEE: Caesarean section ::
c'est la vie {phrase} (such is life) SEE: such is life ::
Ceylon {prop} (Sri Lanka) SEE: Sri Lanka ::
cf. {v} (compare) :: jf.
Chad {prop} (country) :: Tsjad
Chadian {adj} (pertaining to Chad) :: [Bokmål] tsjadisk; [Nynorsk] tsjadisk
Chadian {n} (person from Chad) :: [Bokmål] tsjader {m}; [Nynorsk] tsjadar {m}
chador {n} (a loose robe worn by Muslim women) :: chador
chaffinch {n} (bird) :: bokfink
chain {n} (series of interconnected rings or links) :: kjede {n}, kjetting {m}, lenke {m} {f}
chain {n} (series of interconnected things) :: rekke {m} {f}
chain {n} (series of stores or businesses with the same brand name) :: kjede {m}
chain {n} (number of atoms in a series, which combine to form a molecule) :: kjede {m}
chain letter {n} (a letter that is mailed successively to different recipients) :: [Bokmål] kjedebrev {n}; [Nynorsk] kjedebrev {n}
chain mail {n} (a flexible defensive armor) :: ringbrynje {c}
chainplate {n} (plate on the side of a sailing ship) :: røstjern
chain reaction {n} (type of nuclear reaction) :: [Bokmål] kjedereaksjon {m}; [Nynorsk] kjedereaksjon {m}
chain reaction {n} (series of events) :: [Bokmål] kjedereaksjon {m}; [Nynorsk] kjedereaksjon {m}
chainsaw {n} (saw with a power-driven chain) :: [Bokmål] motorsag {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] motorsag {f}
chain-smoker {n} (person who chain-smokes) :: [Bokmål] kjederøyker {m}, kjederøker {m}
chair {n} (furniture) :: [Bokmål] stol {m}; [Nynorsk] stol {m}
chair {n} (chairperson) SEE: chairperson ::
chairlift {n} (moving series of open seats) :: [Bokmål] stolheis {m}; [Nynorsk] stolheis {m}
chairman {n} (person presiding over a meeting) :: styreformann; [Bokmål] møteleder {m}
chairman {n} (head of a corporate or governmental board) :: [Bokmål] styreformann {m} {f}
chairmanship {n} (office or term of a chairman) :: [Bokmål] formannskap {n}; [Nynorsk] formannskap {m}
chairperson {n} (a person who presides over a meeting, a board) :: styreformann, møteleder, leder {m}, formann {m}
chaise longue {n} (reclining chair with a long seat) :: sjeselong {m}
chalcedony {n} (form of fine-grained quartz) :: [Bokmål] kalsedon {n}; [Nynorsk] kalsedon {n}
Chaldean {adj} (of ancient Babylonia) SEE: Babylonian ::
chalk {n} (a soft, white, powdery limestone) :: [Bokmål] kritt {n}; [Nynorsk] krit {n}
chalk {n} (a piece of chalk used for drawing and on a blackboard) :: [Bokmål] kritt {n}; [Nynorsk] krit {n}
challenge {n} (difficult task) :: utfordring {m}
Chamaeleon {prop} (small circumpolar constellation of the southern sky) :: Kameleonen
chamber {n} (bedroom) :: rom {n}, kammer {n} [obsolete]
chamber {n} (legislative body) :: kammer {n}
chamber {n} (enclosed space similar to a room) :: kammer {n}
chamber {n} (part of a firearm holding the round before firing) :: kammer {n}
chamber {n} (chamber pot) SEE: chamber pot ::
chambermaid {n} (a maid who handles the chores in a bedroom) :: [Bokmål] stuepike {m} {f}
chamber pot {n} (a container used for urination and defecation, see also: urinal; chemical toilet) :: [Bokmål] nattpotte {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] nattpotte {f}
chameleon {n} (reptile) :: [Bokmål] kameleon {m}; [Nynorsk] kameleon {m}
chamois {n} (goat) :: gemse
champagne {n} (sparkling wine made in Champagne) :: [Bokmål] champagne {m}, sjampanje {m}; [Nynorsk] champagne {m}, sjampanje {m}
Champagne {n} (champagne) SEE: champagne ::
champian {n} (field of inquiry or study) SEE: field ::
champian {n} (flat expanse of land) SEE: plain ::
champian {n} (species of landscape) SEE: plain ::
champian {n} (level open countryside) SEE: plain ::
champian {n} (battlefield) SEE: battlefield ::
champian {n} (agriculture: common land) SEE: common land ::
champion {n} (someone who has been winner in a contest) :: [Bokmål] mester {m}; [Nynorsk] meister {m}
champion {n} (defender of a cause) :: [Bokmål] forkjemper {m}; [Nynorsk] forkjempar {m}
chance {n} (an opportunity or possibility) :: sjanse {m}, mulighet {m}
chance {n} (random occurrence) :: mulighet, tilfeldigheter {m-p}
chance {n} (probability of something happening) :: sjanse {m}, sannsynlighet {m}
chancel {n} (space around the altar in a church) :: kor {n}
chancellor {n} (important notary; person in charge of some area of government) :: kansler
chancellor {n} (head of parliamentary government in some German speaking countries) :: [Bokmål] kansler
chancellor {n} (Chancellor of the Exchequer) SEE: Chancellor of the Exchequer ::
Chancellor of the Exchequer {prop} (minister responsible for governmental finances and treasury) :: [Bokmål] finansminister {m}; [Nynorsk] finansminister {m}
chandelier {n} (branched, often ornate, lighting fixture suspended from the ceiling) :: [Bokmål] lysekrone {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] ljosekrone {f}, lysekrone {f}
change {v} (to become something different) :: [Bokmål] gjøre om, endre; [Nynorsk] gjere om, gjøre om, endre
change {v} (to make something into something different) :: [Bokmål] gjøre om, endre; [Nynorsk] gjere om, gjøre om, endre
change {v} (to replace) :: [Bokmål] erstatte, bytte ut; [Nynorsk] erstatte
change {v} (to replace one's own clothing) :: [Bokmål] skifte; [Nynorsk] skifte
change {v} (to transfer to another vehicle) :: [Bokmål] bytte
change {n} (the process of becoming different) :: [Bokmål] endring {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] endring {f}
change {n} (small denominations of money given in exchange for a larger denomination) :: [Bokmål] veksel {m}; [Nynorsk] veksel {m}
change {n} (a replacement) :: [Bokmål] skift {n}; [Nynorsk] skift {n}
change {n} (money given back) :: [Bokmål] veksel {m}; [Nynorsk] veksel {m}
change one's mind {v} (to decide differently than one had decided before) :: [Bokmål] skifte mening, endre oppfatning, ombestemme seg
changing room {n} (room in gym etc.) :: [Bokmål] garderobe {m}; [Nynorsk] garderobe {m}
Chang Jiang {prop} (Yangtze) SEE: Yangtze ::
channel {n} (physical confine of a river or slough) :: kanal {m}
channel {n} (natural or man-made deeper course through shallow body of water) :: kanal {m}
channel {n} (navigable part of a river) :: kanal {m}
channel {n} (narrow body of water between two land masses) :: [Bokmål] kanal {m}; [Nynorsk] kanal {m}
channel {n} (broadcasting: specific radio frequency or band of frequencies) :: [Bokmål] kanal {m}; [Nynorsk] kanal {m}
channel {n} (broadcasting: specific radio frequency or band of frequencies used for transmitting television) :: [Bokmål] kanal {m}; [Nynorsk] kanal {m}
channel {v} (direct the flow) :: [Bokmål] kanalisere; [Nynorsk] kanalisere
Channel Islands {prop} (group of islands in the English Channel) :: [Bokmål] Kanaløyene {p}; [Nynorsk] Kanaløyane {p}
Channel Tunnel {prop} (man-made tunnel) :: Kanaltunnelen
chanoyu {n} (tea ceremony) SEE: tea ceremony ::
chanterelle {n} (Cantharellus cibarius) :: kantarell
chaos theory {n} (chaos theory) :: kaosteori
chaotic {adj} (Filled with chaos) :: [Bokmål] kaotisk; [Nynorsk] kaotisk
chaotic {adj} (Extremely disorganized or in disarray) :: [Bokmål] kaotisk; [Nynorsk] kaotisk
chapel {n} (place of worship) :: [Bokmål] kapell {n}; [Nynorsk] kapell {n}
chaplain {n} (member of a religious body) :: [Bokmål] kapellan {m}, [military] feltprest {m}; [Nynorsk] kapellan {m}, [military] feltprest {m}
chapter {n} (section in a book) :: [Bokmål] kapittel; [Nynorsk] kapittel
character {n} (being in a story) :: karakter
character {n} (symbol for a sound or a word) :: [Bokmål] tegn {n}; [Nynorsk] teikn {n}
characteristic {adj} (being a distinguishing feature of a person or thing) :: karakteristisk
characteristic {n} (distinguishing feature) :: [Bokmål] særtrekk {n}; [Nynorsk] særtrekk {n}
charcoal {n} (substance) :: [Bokmål] trekull {n}
charcoal {n} (charcoal drawing) :: [Bokmål] kulltegning {m} {f}, koltegning {m} {f}
charcoal drawing {n} (charcoal drawing) SEE: charcoal ::
chard {n} (Beta vulgaris subsp. cicla) :: bladbete {c}
charge {n} (load or burden) :: byrde {m}
charge {n} (amount of money levied for a service) :: pris {m}
charge {n} (instruction) :: ordre {m}
charge {n} (ground attack) :: angrep {n}
charge {n} (accusation) :: beskyldning {c}, søksmål {n}
charge {n} (electric charge) :: ladning {c}
charge {v} (to place a burden upon, to assign a duty) :: belaste, bebyrde
charge {v} (to assign a duty to) :: gi oppgave
charge {v} (to formally accuse of a crime) :: saksøke
chariot {n} (vehicle used in warfare) :: [Bokmål] stridsvogn {m} {f}
charisma {n} (personal charm or magnetism) :: [Bokmål] karisma {m}
charlatan {n} (malicious trickster) :: [Bokmål] sjarlatan {m}; [Nynorsk] sjarlatan {m}
Charles {prop} (given name) :: Karl
Charles' Wain {prop} (bright circumpolar asterism of the northern sky) SEE: Big Dipper ::
charley horse {n} (a muscle cramp, usually in the thigh or leg) :: [Bokmål] lårhøne {f}
Charlotte {prop} (female given name) :: Charlotte
charming {adj} (pleasant, charismatic) :: sjarmerende
Charon {prop} (the ferryman of Hades) :: Kharon
chart {n} (map) SEE: map ::
chart {n} (table) SEE: table ::
chart {n} (diagram) SEE: diagram ::
charter {n} (document conferring rights and privileges on a person, corporation etc) :: pakt
chary {adj} (cautious, wary, shy, ungenerous) :: forsiktig, varsom
chase {n} (hunt) SEE: hunt ::
chase {v} (to hunt) SEE: hunt ::
chase {n} (action of the verb "to chase") :: jakt, forfølgelse
chase {v} (to pursue, to follow at speed) :: løpe, jage etter, forfølge
chase {v} (to decorate (metal) by engraving or embossing) :: drive, punsle, siselere
chasma {n} (aurora) SEE: aurora ::
chasma {n} (long, narrow, steep-sided depression) :: [Bokmål] chasma
chassis {n} (base frame of motor vehicle) :: [Bokmål] chassis {n}; [Nynorsk] chassis {n}
chassis {n} (frame or housing containing electrical or mechanical equipment) :: [Bokmål] chassis {n}; [Nynorsk] chassis {n}
chasten {v} (discipline) SEE: discipline ::
chastity {n} (abstaining from sexual activity) :: kyskhet {m}
chastity belt {n} (belt-like garment) :: [Bokmål] kyskhetsbelte {n}
chat {v} (exchange messages in real time) :: chatte
chat {n} (informal conversation) :: prat {m}; [Bokmål] samtale {m}; [Nynorsk] samtale {m} {f}
chat {n} (conversation to stop an argument or settle situations) :: prat {m}
chat {n} (exchange of text or voice messages in real time) :: chat {m}
chauvinism {n} (excessive patriotism) :: [Bokmål] sjåvinisme {m}
cheap {adj} (low in price) :: [Bokmål] billig; [Nynorsk] billeg, billig
cheat {v} (violate rules to gain advantage) :: jukse, fuske
cheat {v} (being unfaithful) :: være utro, bedra
cheat {v} (manage to avoid something) :: unngå, snyte, lure
cheat {n} (someone who is dishonest or cheats) :: juksepave
cheater {n} (cheat) SEE: cheat ::
Chechen {adj} (of or pertaining to Chechnya) :: [Bokmål] tsjetsjensk; [Nynorsk] tsjetsjensk
Chechen {n} (person) :: [Bokmål] tsjetsjener {m}; [Nynorsk] tsjetsjenar {m}
Chechen {prop} (language) :: [Bokmål] tsjetsjensk {m}; [Nynorsk] tsjetsjensk {m}
Chechnya {prop} (federal subject of Russia) :: [Bokmål] Tsjetsjenia; [Nynorsk] Tsjetsjenia
check {n} (chess: when the king is directly threatened by an enemy piece) :: sjakk {m}
check {n} (a control, limit or stop) :: kontroll {m}
check {n} (an inspection or examination) :: kontroll {m}
check {v} (to inspect, examine) :: kontrollere, sjekke
check {v} (to mark with a checkmark) :: krysse av, avkrysse
check {v} (to verify or compare with a source of information) :: kryssjekke
check {n} (bank order) SEE: cheque ::
checkbook {n} (chequebook) SEE: chequebook ::
checkers {n} (draughts) SEE: draughts ::
checking account {n} (current account) SEE: current account ::
checkmate {interj} (said when making the conclusive move in chess) :: sjakkmatt
checkmate {n} (conclusive victory in a game of chess) :: [Bokmål] sjakkmatt; [Nynorsk] sjakkmatt
checksum {n} (number serving to detect error) :: sjekksum {m}
Cheddar {prop} (Cheddar cheese) SEE: Cheddar cheese ::
Cheddar cheese {n} (cheese) :: Cheddarost
cheek {n} (part of face) :: [Bokmål] kinn
cheeky {adj} (impudent; impertinent) :: [Bokmål] frekk; [Nynorsk] frekk
cheer {n} (A cry of "hurrah", "hurray", "yeah", or some other word expressing joy) :: heiarop {n}
cheer {v} (To shout a cheer or cheers) :: heie
cheers {interj} (toast when drinking) :: skål
cheer up {v} (to become happy) :: muntre opp
cheer up {v} (to make someone happy) :: muntre opp
cheese {n} (dairy product) :: [Bokmål] ost {m}; [Nynorsk] ost {m}
cheese {n} (countable: any particular variety of cheese) :: [Bokmål] ost {m}; [Nynorsk] ost {m}
cheesecake {n} (dessert food) :: [Bokmål] ostekake {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] ostekake {f}
cheese slicer {n} (instrument for slicing cheese) :: ostehøvel {m}
cheetah {n} (Acinonyx jubatus) :: [Bokmål] gepard {m}
chef {n} (head cook of an establishment such as a restaurant) :: [Bokmål] kjøkkensjef {m}; [Nynorsk] kjøkensjef {m}, kjøkkensjef {m}
chef's knife {n} (kitchen utensil) :: [Bokmål] kokkekniv {m}
chemical {adj} (relating to chemistry) :: [Bokmål] kjemisk; [Nynorsk] kjemisk
chemical {n} :: kjemikal {n}, kjemikalie {m}, kjemikalium {n}
chemical element {n} (any one of the simplest chemical substances that cannot be decomposed in a chemical reaction) :: [Bokmål] grunnstoff {n}; [Nynorsk] grunnstoff {n}
chemical energy {n} (net potential energy) :: kjemisk energi
chemist {n} (person working in chemistry) :: [Bokmål] kjemiker {m}; [Nynorsk] kjemikar {m}
chemist {n} (pharmacy) SEE: pharmacy ::
chemist {n} (pharmacist) SEE: pharmacist ::
chemistry {n} (branch of natural science) :: kjemi {m}
chemistry {n} :: kjemi {m}
chemist's {n} (pharmacy) SEE: pharmacy ::
cheque {n} (a note promising to pay money to a named person or entity) :: [Bokmål] sjekk {m}
chequebook {n} (folder containing cheques) :: [Bokmål] sjekkhefte {n}; [Nynorsk] sjekkhefte {n}
Chernobyl {n} (city in Ukraine) :: Tsjernobyl; [Nynorsk] Tsjernobyl
cherry {n} (fruit) :: kirsebær {n}, morell {m} [sweet cherry]
cherry {n} (tree) :: kirsebærtre {n}
cherry {n} (wood) :: kirsebærtre {n}
cherry {n} (color) :: kirsebær
cherub {n} (winged creature represented in the Bible as attending on God) :: [Bokmål] kjerub {m}; [Nynorsk] kjerub {m}
chervil {n} (spice) :: [Bokmål] kjørvel {m}
chess {n} (two-player board game) :: sjakk {m}
chessboard {n} (square board used in the game of chess) :: [Bokmål] sjakkbrett {n}; [Nynorsk] sjakkbrett {n}
chest {n} (strong box) :: kiste {m} {f}
chest {n} (treasury) :: kasse {m} {f}
chest {n} (chest of drawers) :: kommode {m}
chest {n} (thorax) :: brystkasse {m} {f}, bryst
chest {n} (coffin) SEE: coffin ::
chestnut {n} (nut of the chestnut tree) :: [Bokmål] kastanje {m}; [Nynorsk] kastanje {m}
chestnut {n} (reddish-brown colour) :: kastanje
chestnut {n} (chestnut tree) SEE: chestnut tree ::
chestnut tree {n} (tree that bears chestnuts) :: [Bokmål] kastanje {m}; [Nynorsk] kastanje {m}
chevron {n} (guillemet) SEE: guillemet ::
chew {v} (to crush food with teeth prior to swallowing) :: tygge
chewing gum {n} (flavoured preparation for chewing) :: [Bokmål] tyggegummi {m}; [Nynorsk] tyggjegummi {m}, tyggegummi {m}
chiaroscuro {n} (artistic technique using exaggerated light contrasts) :: chiaroscuro {m}, kjellerlys {n}, clair-obscur {m}
chick {n} (young bird) :: fugleunge {m}
chick {n} (young chicken) :: kylling {m}
chick {n} (young woman) :: (depending on age of speaker) +40 yrs: rype; 20 - 40 yrs: dame; <20: spa kæbe (used widely in inner east Oslo, derived from urdu)
chickadee {n} (songbird) :: meis {m}
chicken {n} (bird) :: [Bokmål] høne {m} {f}, kylling {m}; [Nynorsk] høne {f}, kylling {m}, kjukling {m}
chicken {n} (meat) :: kylling {m}
chicken {n} (coward) :: feiging {m}
chicken coop {n} (small building for poultry) SEE: henhouse ::
chicken pox {n} (childhood disease) :: [Bokmål] vannkopper {p}
chicory {n} (Cichorium intybus) :: sikori
chiefly {adv} (mainly) :: [Bokmål] hovedsakelig, primært, for det meste
chief of state {n} (the titular head of a nation) SEE: head of state ::
child {n} (a female or male child, a daughter or son) :: [Bokmål] barn {n}; [Nynorsk] barn {n}
child {n} (a minor) :: barn {n} mindreårig {m}
child {n} ((computing) object which has a subservient or derivative role relative to another object) :: barn {n}
child abuse {n} (mistreatment of a child) :: barnemishandling
child bride {n} (very young bride) :: [Bokmål] barnebrud {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] barnebrud {f}
child-fucker {n} (contemptible person) SEE: motherfucker ::
child-fucker {n} (one who engages in sex with a child) SEE: pedophile ::
childhood {n} (state of being a child) :: [Bokmål] barndom {m}; [Nynorsk] barndom {m}
childhood {n} (time when one is a child) :: [Bokmål] barndom {m}; [Nynorsk] barndom {m}
childish {adj} (behaving immaturely) :: [Bokmål] barnslig; [Nynorsk] barnsleg
child labor {n} (child labor) SEE: child labour ::
child labour {n} (work performed by children) :: [Bokmål] barnearbeid {n}; [Nynorsk] barnearbeid {n}
child language {n} (the language spoken by a child) :: barnespråk {n}
childless {adj} (not having any children) :: [Bokmål] barnløs, barnlaus; [Nynorsk] barnlaus
childlessness {n} (the state of being childless) :: [Bokmål] barnløshet {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] barnløyse {f}, barnlausheit {f}
child neglect {n} (form of child abuse) :: [Bokmål] omsorgssvikt {m} {f}
child prodigy {n} (talented young person) :: vidunderbarn {n}
child prostitution {n} (use of a child for sexual activities for profit) :: barneprostitusjon {m}
children's home {n} (public institution for care of children, see also: orphanage) :: [Bokmål] barnehjem {n}
child soldier {n} (minor who is put to use for military purposes) :: [Bokmål] barnesoldat {m}
child's play {n} (something particularly simple or easy) :: [Bokmål] barnemat {m}; [Nynorsk] barnemat {m}
chile {n} (chili) SEE: chili ::
Chile {prop} (country in South America) :: Chile
Chilean {adj} (pertaining to Chile) :: [Bokmål] chilensk; [Nynorsk] chilensk
Chilean {adj} (pertaining to a Chilean person or Chileans) :: [Bokmål] chilensk; [Nynorsk] chilensk
Chilean {n} (person from Chile) :: [Bokmål] chilener {m}; [Nynorsk] chilen {m}, chilenar {m}
chili {n} (spicy fresh or dried fruit of capsicum) :: [Bokmål] chili {m}; [Nynorsk] chili {m}
chili {n} (spice) :: [Bokmål] chili {m}; [Nynorsk] chili {m}
chili pepper {n} (fruit) :: [Bokmål] chilipepper {m}, chili {m}; [Nynorsk] chilipepar {m}, chili {m}
chill {v} (to lower the temperature of something; to cool) :: avkjøle
chill {v} (to become cold) :: kjølne
chill {v} (to relax, lie back) :: chille [slang]
chilli {n} (chili) SEE: chili ::
chimney {n} (vertical tube or hollow column; a flue) :: pipe {f}, skorstein {m}
chimney {n} (UK: smokestack of a steam locomotive) :: skorstein {m}
chimpanzee {n} (ape) :: [Bokmål] sjimpanse {m}; [Nynorsk] sjimpanse {m}
chin {n} (bottom of a face) :: hake
china {n} (porcelain) :: [Bokmål] porselen {n}; [Nynorsk] porselen {n}
China {prop} (country in east Asia) :: Kina
China {prop} (region corresponding to the People's Republic of China and Taiwan) :: Kina
Chinaman {n} (a man who is Chinese, a Chinese man) :: [Bokmål] kinamann {m}, kineser {m}; [Nynorsk] kinamann {m}, kinesar {m}
chinchilla {n} (rodent) :: chincilla {m}
Chinese {prop} (any language spoken in China, see also: Literary Chinese; Mandarin; Cantonese; Wu; Min Nan) :: kinesisk {m}; [Bokmål] kinesisk {m}; [Nynorsk] kinesisk {m}
Chinese {prop} (writing system of Chinese) :: [Bokmål] kinesisk {m}; [Nynorsk] kinesisk {m}
Chinese {n} (the people of China) :: [Bokmål] kinesere {p}
Chinese {n} (person born in China) :: [Bokmål] kineser {m}
Chinese {n} (Chinese food or meal) :: kinamat kinesisk
Chinese {adj} (relating to China) :: [Bokmål] kinesisk; [Nynorsk] kinesisk
Chinese {prop} (Mandarin) SEE: Mandarin ::
Chinese grapefruit {n} (pomelo) SEE: pomelo ::
Chinese parsley {n} (coriander) SEE: coriander ::
Chinese red {adj} (vermilion) SEE: vermilion ::
chip {n} (small piece broken off) :: [Bokmål] flis {m} {f}, skår {n}; [Nynorsk] flis {f}, skar {n}
chip {n} (damaged area of a surface) :: [Bokmål] skår {n}, skar {n}; [Nynorsk] skar {n}
chip {n} (fried strip of potato, french fry) :: pommes frites {m}, pomfri {m}
chip {n} (thin, crisp, fried piece of potato or vegetable) :: potetgull {n}, chips {m}
chirality {n} (handedness in chemistry, physic and mathematics) :: [Bokmål] kiralitet {m}; [Nynorsk] kiralitet {m}
chiropractor {n} (chiropractor) :: [Bokmål] kiropraktor {m}; [Nynorsk] kiropraktor {m}
chisel {v} (to cheat) SEE: cheat ::
chisel {n} (tool consisting of a slim oblong block of metal) :: meisel
Chisinau {prop} (capital city and a municipality of Moldova) :: Chișinău
chit-chat {n} (gossip; mindless banter) :: babbel
Chitral {prop} (Chitral (all senses)) :: [Nynorsk] Chitral
chive {n} (plant) :: gressløk
chive {n} (chives: herb) :: gressløk
chivvy {v} (to coerce) SEE: coerce ::
chlamydia {n} (sexually transmitted disease) :: klamydia
chloride {n} (any salt of hydrochloric acid) :: [Bokmål] klorid {n}; [Nynorsk] klorid {n}
chlorine {n} (chemical element) :: [Bokmål] klor {n}; [Nynorsk] klor {n}
chlorophyll {n} (green pigment) :: [Bokmål] bladgrønt, klorofyll {n}; [Nynorsk] bladgrønt, klorofyll {n}
chocolate {n} (food made from ground roasted cocoa beans) :: sjokolade {m}
chocolate {n} (small piece of confectionery made from chocolate) :: konfekt {m}
chocolate {n} (colour) :: sjokoladebrun {m}
chocolate {adj} (colour) :: sjokoladebrun
chocolate cake {n} (cake containing chocolate) :: [Bokmål] sjokoladekake {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] sjokoladekake {f}
chocolate egg {n} (Easter treat) SEE: Easter egg ::
chocolate milk {n} (A milk drink flavored with chocolate) :: sjokolademelk
choice {n} (option or decision) :: valg
choir {n} (singing group) :: kor {n}
choir {n} (part of a church for choir assembly) :: kor {c}
choke {n} (type of hold in wrestling etc.) :: kvelertak
choke {n} (constriction at a shotgun barrel) :: redusert
chokeberry {n} (deciduous shrub in genus Aronia) :: svartsurbærbusk {n}
chokeberry {n} (fruit of such a shrub) :: svartsurbær {n}
chokecherry {n} (tree) :: [Bokmål] virginiahegg {m}
cholecyst {n} (gall bladder) SEE: gall bladder ::
cholera {n} (infectious disease) :: [Bokmål] kolera {m}; [Nynorsk] kolera {m}
cholesterol {n} (an essential component of mammalian cell membranes) :: [Bokmål] kolesterol {m} {n}; [Nynorsk] kolesterol {m} {n}
choose {v} (to choose) SEE: take ::
choose {v} (to pick) :: [Bokmål] velge
choose {v} :: velge, utvelge, beslutte
chop {n} (cut of meat) :: [Bokmål] kotelett {m}; [Nynorsk] kotelett {m}
chopper {n} (helicopter (formal translations)) SEE: helicopter ::
chopper {n} (axe/ax) SEE: axe ::
chopping board {n} (a sturdy board, upon which one chops and prepares food) :: fjøl {f}, skjærefjøl {f}; [Bokmål] fjel {m}, skjærefjel {m}
chopstick {n} (single eating utensil) :: spisepinne {m}
chord {n} (combination of three or more notes) :: akkord, note, noter
chore {n} (a difficult, unpleasant, or routine task) :: hverdagsrutine {m}, plikt {m}
choreography {n} (art) :: [Bokmål] koreografi {m}; [Nynorsk] koreografi {m}
choreography {n} (representation) :: [Bokmål] koreografi {m}; [Nynorsk] koreografi {m}
choreography {n} (notation) :: [Bokmål] koreografi {m}; [Nynorsk] koreografi {m}
chortle {n} (joyful, somewhat muffled laugh) :: humring {c}, klukklatter {m}, snøfting {c}
chortle {v} (to laugh with a chortle or chortles) :: humre, klukkle, snøfte
chotki {n} (prayer rope) :: komboskini {m}
Christ {prop} (title for Jesus of Nazareth) :: Kristus {m}
Christadelphian {n} (a member of a certain nontrinitarian Christian denomination) :: kristadelfianer {m}
Christadelphian {adj} (pertaining to the Christadelphians) :: kristadelfiansk {m}
Christian {n} (member of the Christian religion) :: [Bokmål] kristen {m}
Christian {prop} (male given name) :: Kristian
Christiana {prop} (a female given name) :: Kristiane
Christianity {prop} (monotheistic religion) :: kristendom
Christian name {n} (any forename) SEE: forename ::
Christina {prop} (female given name) :: Kristine {f}
Christine {prop} (female name) SEE: Christina ::
Christmas {prop} (Christian holiday) :: jul {f}, jol {f}
Christmas card {n} (greeting card that celebrates Christmas) :: [Bokmål] julekort {n}; [Nynorsk] julekort {n}, jolekort {n}
Christmas carol {n} (hymn whose lyrics are on the theme of Christmas) :: [Bokmål] julesang {m}; [Nynorsk] julesong {m}
Christmas Day {n} (the 25th of December) :: [Bokmål] første juledag {m}, juledagen; [Nynorsk] første juledag {m}, juledagen
Christmas Eve {prop} (evening before Christmas Day) :: julaften {m}
Christmas Eve {prop} (day before Christmas Day) :: julaften {m}
Christmas lights {n} (Christmas lights) :: julelys {n}
Christmas seal {n} (charity label in form of a cinderella stamp) :: julemerke
Christmas season {n} (Advent) SEE: Advent ::
Christmas stocking {n} (stocking hung up on Christmas Eve to be filled with gifts) :: [Bokmål] julestrømpe {m} {f}
Christmassy {adj} (resembling or having feelings of Christmas) :: julete, julaktig
Christmas time {n} (Christmas season, yuletide, Christmastide) :: [Bokmål] juletid {m} {f}
Christmas tree {n} (tree used during the Christmas holiday season) :: juletre {n}
Christopher {prop} (a male given name) :: Kristoffer
chromium {n} (chemical element) :: krom
chromium-plated {adj} (plated with chromium) :: [Bokmål] forkrommet
chromosome {n} (structure in the cell nucleus) :: [Bokmål] kromosom {n}; [Nynorsk] kromosom {n}
chronicle {n} (a written account) :: [Bokmål] krønike {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] krønike {f}
Chronicles {prop} (book of the Bible) :: Første Krønikebok {m}, Andre Krønikebok
chronic wasting disease {n} (type of disease) :: [Bokmål] skrantesyke {m}
chronologic {adj} (chronological) SEE: chronological ::
chronological {adj} (in order of time from the earliest to the latest) :: [Bokmål] kronologisk; [Nynorsk] kronologisk
chronologically {adv} (in a chronological manner) :: [Bokmål] kronologisk
chronology {n} (determining the order of events) :: [Bokmål] kronologi {m}; [Nynorsk] kronologi {m}
chronology {n} (arrangement into chronological order) :: [Bokmål] kronologi {m}; [Nynorsk] kronologi {m}
chronophagous {adj} (time-consuming) SEE: time-consuming ::
chrysanthemum {n} (flower) :: krysantemum
chubby {n} (erection) SEE: boner ::
chubby {adj} (of a person, somewhat fat) :: [Bokmål] lubben {m} {f}
chuck {n} (meat from the shoulder of a cow) :: [Bokmål] høyrygg {m}
chuck {n} (mechanical device) :: chuck {m}
chuckle {n} (a quiet laugh) :: klukklatter {m}
chuckle {v} (to laugh quietly or inwardly) :: klukkle, småle, sitte og more seg
chuckle {v} (to make the sound of chicken) :: klukke
chuck steak {n} (meat) :: [Bokmål] høyrygg {m}
Chukchi {prop} (language) :: [Nynorsk] tsjuktsjisk
chunk {n} (a part of something) :: [Bokmål] bit {m}
chunk {n} (a representative of substance) :: [Bokmål] klump {m}
Chunnel {prop} (Channel Tunnel) SEE: Channel Tunnel ::
church {n} (house of worship) :: [Bokmål] kirke {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] kyrkje {f}
church bell {n} (bell of a church) :: [Bokmål] kirkeklokke {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] kyrkjeklokke {f}
Church Father {n} (authoritative ancient male Christian author) :: [Bokmål] kirkefar {m}; [Nynorsk] kyrkjefar {m}
churchgoer {n} (one who goes to church) :: [Bokmål] kirkegjenger {m}; [Nynorsk] kyrkjegangar {m}, kyrkjegjengar {m}
Church of England {prop} (established Christian church in England) :: [Bokmål] Den Engelske kirke {f}; [Nynorsk] Den Engelske kirkja {f}
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints {prop} (major denomination of the Latter Day Saint movement) :: Jesu Kristi Kirke av Siste Dagers Hellige {m}
Church of Scotland {prop} (national Presbyterian church of Scotland) :: [Bokmål] Den skotske kirke {f}; [Nynorsk] Den skotske kirkja {f}
church service {n} (communal worship) :: [Bokmål] gudstjeneste {m}; [Nynorsk] gudsteneste {m}
churchwarden {n} (lay officer who handles secular affairs of the parish) :: [Bokmål] kirkeverge {m}; [Nynorsk] kyrkjeverje {f}
churlish {adj} (of or pertaining to a serf) :: bondsk
churlish {adj} (rude or surly) :: gretten
ciao {interj} (hello) SEE: hello ::
ciao {interj} (goodbye) SEE: goodbye ::
cicada {n} (any of several insects of the order Hemiptera) :: [Bokmål] sikade
cicatrice {n} (scar) SEE: scar ::
cicatrix {n} (scar that remains after the development of new tissue) SEE: scar ::
cider {n} (alcoholic beverage) :: [Bokmål] sider {m}; [Nynorsk] sider {m}
cider {n} (soft drink) SEE: soft drink ::
cigar {n} (tobacco product) :: [Bokmål] sigar {m}; [Nynorsk] sigar {m}
cigarette {n} (cigarette) :: sigarett {m}, sigg
cigarette holder {n} (a device used to hold a cigarette) :: [Bokmål] munnstykke {n}; [Nynorsk] munnstykke {n}
cigarette lighter {n} (lighter) SEE: lighter ::
Cinderella {prop} (fairy tale) :: Askepott
Cinderella {prop} (main character in this fairy tale) :: Askepott
cinema {n} (movie) SEE: movie ::
cinema {n} (a film/movie theatre) :: [Bokmål] kino {m}; [Nynorsk] kino {m}
cinematic {adj} (relating to kinematics) SEE: kinematic ::
cinnabar {n} (mineral) :: sinober {m}
cinnabar {n} (color) :: sinober {m}
cinnamon {n} (Cinnamomum verum) :: kaneltre {n}
cinnamon {n} (spice) :: kanel
cinnamon {n} (colour) :: kanelfarge {m}
cinnamon roll {n} (rolled pastry flavored with cinnamon) :: kanelbolle {m}, skillingsbolle {m}, kanelsnurr {n}
circle {n} (geometry: set of points that are equally distant from a center) :: sirkel
circle {n} (bagginess of skin under eyes) :: poser under øynene
circle {n} (orbit) SEE: orbit ::
circle {n} (traffic circle or roundabout) SEE: traffic circle ::
circuit {n} (enclosed path of electric current) :: kretsløp {n}
circuit board {n} (board) :: [Bokmål] kretskort {n}; [Nynorsk] kretskort {n}
circuit breaker {n} (electrical switch) :: effektbryter {m}
circular {n} (circular letter) :: [Bokmål] rundskriv {n}; [Nynorsk] rundskriv {n}
circular argument {n} (a type of argument) :: [Bokmål] sirkelargument {n}
circular saw {n} (a power saw with a circular cutting blade) :: [Bokmål] sirkelsag {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] sirkelsag {f}
circulation {n} (The act of moving in a circle) :: [Bokmål] sirkulasjon {m}; [Nynorsk] sirkulasjon {m}
circulation {n} (Currency; circulating coin; notes, bills, etc.) :: [Bokmål] omløp {n}; [Nynorsk] omløp {n}
circulation {n} (The movement of the blood in the blood-vascular system) :: [Bokmål] blodsirkulasjon {m}; [Nynorsk] blodsirkulasjon {m}
circumambient {adj} (surrounding) SEE: surrounding ::
circumcised {adj} (of a man) :: [Bokmål] omskåret, omskåren
circumcised {adj} (of a woman) :: [Bokmål] omskåret, omskåren
circumference {n} (line that bounds a circle or other two-dimensional object) :: omkrets {m}
circumference {n} (length of such line) :: omkrets {m}
circumflex {n} (circumflex accent) :: [Bokmål] cirkumfleks {m}, sirkumfleks {m}, accent circonflexe {m} [French]; [Nynorsk] cirkumfleks {m}, sirkumfleks {m}, accent circonflexe {m} [French]
circumscription {n} (electoral district) SEE: electoral district ::
circumspect {adj} (carefully aware of all circumstances) :: omstendelig
circumstance {n} (that which attends, or relates to, or in some way affects, a fact or event) :: [Bokmål] omstendighet {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] omstende {n}
circus {n} (company that travels) :: [Bokmål] sirkus {n}; [Nynorsk] sirkus {n}
cirque {n} (curved depression in a mountainside) :: [Bokmål] botn {m}; [Nynorsk] botn {m}
CIS {prop} (Commonwealth of Independent States) :: [Bokmål] SUS; [Nynorsk] SUS
cistern {n} (reservoir for holding water) :: [Bokmål] sisterne {m} {f}, cisterne {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] sisterne {f}, cisterne {f}
cistern {n} (flush toilet's container) :: [Bokmål] sisterne {m} {f}, cisterne {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] sisterne {f}, cisterne {f}
citation needed {phrase} (A portion of a wiki needs to be validated by a source.) :: [Bokmål] trenger referanse; [Nynorsk] treng kjelde
cite {v} (quote) SEE: quote ::
citizen {n} (legal member of a state) :: borger
citizen journalism {n} (reporting by amateurs on the scene of an event) :: borgerjournalistikk
citizenship {n} (state of being a citizen) :: [Bokmål] borgerskap, statsborgerskap
citric acid {n} (2-hydroxy-1,2,3-propanetricarboxylic acid, C6H8O7) :: [Bokmål] sitronsyre {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] sitronsyre {f}
citron {n} (fruit) :: sukatsitron
citrus {n} (fruit) SEE: citrus fruit ::
citrus fruit {n} (fruit of genus Citrus) :: [Bokmål] sitrusfrukt {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] sitrusfrukt {f}
city {n} (large settlement) :: by {m}
city hall {n} (building) :: rådhus {n}
city state {n} (sovereign city) :: [Bokmål] bystat {m}; [Nynorsk] bystat {m}
civil disobedience {n} (active and non-violent refusal to obey) :: sivil ulydighet
civilian {n} (non-military person) :: [Bokmål] sivilist {m}; [Nynorsk] sivilist {m}
civilization {n} (organized culture) :: sivilisasjon {m}
civilization {prop} (people of the world considered to have a high standard of behavior) :: sivilisasjon {m}
civilization {prop} :: kulturen {f}
civil law {n} (body of law dealing with private relations) :: privatrecht
civil servant {n} (government employee) :: [Bokmål] embetsmann {m}; [Nynorsk] embetsmann {m}
civil war {n} (war between factions within a single country) :: [Bokmål] borgerkrig {m}; [Nynorsk] borgarkrig {m}
Civil War {prop} (civil war) SEE: civil war ::
cladding {n} (an outside building covering) :: [Bokmål] kledning {m} {f}
claim {n} (new statement of truth made about something) :: påstand {m}
Claire {prop} (female given name) SEE: Clara ::
clairvoyance {n} (the power to perceive objects that are not accessible to the senses) :: klarsynthet
clam {n} (mollusc, see also: mollusc; oyster; mussel) :: musling, blåskjell
clamber {v} (to climb with difficulty or haphazardly) :: kravle
clamp {n} (woodworking tool) :: skrutvinge {m}, krampe {m}
clan {n} (group having common ancestor) :: [Bokmål] klan {m}; [Nynorsk] klan {m}
clap {n} (gonorrhea) :: dryppert
clapboard {n} (clapperboard) SEE: clapperboard ::
clapper board {n} (clapperboard) SEE: clapperboard ::
clapperboard {n} (device used in film) :: klapper
Clara {prop} (cognates and transliterations of the name Clara) :: Klara
Clare {n} (Clara) SEE: Clara ::
clarinet {n} (woodwind musical instrument) :: [Bokmål] klarinett {m}; [Nynorsk] klarinett {m}
clarinetist {n} (musician) :: klarinettist {m}
class {n} (group, collection, category or set sharing characteristics or attributes) :: klasse {m} {f}
class {n} (social grouping, based on job, wealth, etc.) :: klasse {m} {f}
class {n} (division of society into classes) :: klasse {m} {f}
class {n} (admirable behavior; elegance) :: klasse {m} {f}
class {n} (group of students in a regularly scheduled meeting with a teacher) :: klasse {m} {f}
class {n} (series of classes covering a single subject) :: kurs {n}
class {n} (group of students who commenced or completed their education during a particular year) :: kull {n}, årskull {n}
class {n} (category of seats in an airplane, train or other means of mass transportation) :: klasse {m} {f}
class {n} (classification below Phylum and above Order) :: klasse {m} {f}
class {n} ((mathematics) collection of sets definable by a shared property) :: klasse {m} {f}
class {n} ((programming, object-oriented) set of objects possibly differing in state but not behavior) :: klasse {m} {f}
Classical Syriac {prop} :: [Bokmål] gammelsyrisk {n}
classification {n} (act of forming into classes) :: klassifikasjon
classroom {n} (room in a school) :: klasserom {n}
class struggle {n} (struggle between classes) :: klassekamp {m}
claustrophobia {n} (fear of closed, tight places) :: [Bokmål] klaustrofobi {m}; [Nynorsk] klaustrofobi {m}
claustrophobic {adj} (Suffering from claustrophobia) :: [Bokmål] klaustrofobisk; [Nynorsk] klaustrofobisk
clavis {n} (glossary) SEE: glossary ::
claw {n} (curved horny nail) :: [Bokmål] klo {m} {f}
claw {n} :: kloa
claw hammer {n} (hammer with 2 prongs) :: klohammer
clay {n} (mineral substance) :: [Bokmål] leire {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] leire {f}
clay pigeon {n} (target in sport shooting) :: [Bokmål] leirdue {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] leirdue {f}
clean {v} ((transitive) to remove dirt from a place or object) :: gjøre rent
clean {adj} (empty) SEE: empty ::
cleaner {n} (person who cleans) :: [Bokmål] renholder {m}, reinholder {m}; [Nynorsk] reinhaldar {m}
cleaner {n} (substance used for cleaning) :: [Bokmål] rengjøringsmiddel {n}
cleaning {n} (action in which something is cleaned) :: [Bokmål] rengjøring {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] reingjering {f}
cleanly {adj} (being habitually clean) :: [Bokmål] hygienisk, renslig
cleanser {n} (detergent) SEE: detergent ::
cleanser {n} (something that cleanses) :: [Bokmål] rengjøringsmiddel {n}
clear {adj} (distinct) SEE: distinct ::
clear {adj} (transparent in colour) :: klar, gjennomsiktig
clear {adj} (bright, not obscured) :: klar, ren
clear {adj} (free of obstacles) :: klar
clear {adj} (without clouds) :: klar
clear {adj} (free of ambiguity or doubt) :: klar
clear {adj} (free of guilt or suspicion) :: ren
clear {adj} (meteorology: less than 1/8 obscured by clouds) :: klar, skyfri
clear {adj} (without a thickening ingredient) :: klar
clear {adj} (possessing little or no perceptible stimuli) :: fri
clear as a bell {adj} (totally clear) :: [Bokmål] klokkeklar; [Nynorsk] klokkeklar, klokkeklår
clearly {adv} ((modal) without a doubt, obviously) :: [Bokmål] tydeligvis
clear one's throat {v} (forcibly expulsing air from one's lungs) :: kremte
cleavage {n} (separation between breasts) :: [Bokmål] kløft {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] kløft {f}
cleave {v} (transitive to split or sever) :: kløyve
cleaver {n} (a squarish knife used for hacking) :: [Bokmål] kjøttøks {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] kjøttøks {f}
clef {n} (musical symbol) :: nøkkel
clementine {n} (citrus fruit) :: [Bokmål] klementin {m}; [Nynorsk] klementin {m}
clench {v} (to squeeze) :: [Bokmål] knyte, knytte
clergy {n} (people trained to officiate at religious ceremonies and services) :: [Bokmål] geistlighet {m} {f}
cleric {n} (clergy member) :: geistlig {m}
clerical {adj} (of or relating to the clergy) :: [Bokmål] geistlig; [Nynorsk] geistleg
clerk {n} (one working with records etc.) :: kontorist, ekspeditør
clever {adj} (mentally quick or sharp) :: klok, begavet, intelligent, skarpsindig, smart
cleverness {n} (being clever, mentally sharp) :: [Bokmål] dyktighet {c}
cliché {n} (overused phrase or expression) :: klisjé {n}
cliche {n} (cliché) SEE: cliché ::
click {n} (sharp sound) :: [Bokmål] klikk {n} {m}; [Nynorsk] klikk {n}
click {n} (act of pressing a button on a computer mouse) :: [Bokmål] klikk {n} {m}, museklikk {n} {m}; [Nynorsk] klikk {n}, museklikk {n}
client {n} (a customer or receiver of services) :: [Bokmål] klient {m}; [Nynorsk] klient {m}
client {n} (person who receives help or advice from a professional person) :: [Bokmål] klient {m}; [Nynorsk] klient {m}
cliff {n} (a (near) vertical rock face) :: [Bokmål] klippe {m}; [Nynorsk] klippe {f}
climate {n} (long-term atmospheric conditions) :: [Bokmål] klima {n}; [Nynorsk] klima {n}
climate {n} (context in general of a particular political, moral etc. situation) :: [Bokmål] klima {n}; [Nynorsk] klima {n}
climate change {n} (changes in the Earth's climate) :: [Bokmål] klimaendring {m}; [Nynorsk] klimaendring {m}
climatic {adj} (of, relating to or influenced by climate) :: [Bokmål] klimatisk; [Nynorsk] klimatisk
climatically {adv} (regarding the climate) :: [Bokmål] klimatisk
climatologist {n} (scholar of climatology) :: [Bokmål] klimatolog {m}; [Nynorsk] klimatolog {m}
climatology {n} (science) :: klimatologi {c}
climax {n} (the peak of sexual pleasure) SEE: orgasm ::
climax {n} (point of greatest intensity or force) :: [Bokmål] klimaks {n} {m}; [Nynorsk] klimaks {n} {m}
climax {n} (orgasm) :: [Bokmål] klimaks {n} {m}; [Nynorsk] klimaks {n} {m}
climb {v} (to ascend, to go up) :: [Bokmål] klatre; [Nynorsk] klatre
climb {v} (to mount, to move upwards on) :: [Bokmål] klatre; [Nynorsk] klatre
climb {v} (to move by using the hands and feet) :: [Bokmål] klatre; [Nynorsk] klatre
climb {v} (to practice the sport of climbing) :: [Bokmål] klatre; [Nynorsk] klatre
climb {v} (of plants: to grow upwards by clinging to something) :: [Bokmål] klatre; [Nynorsk] klatre
climber {n} (one who climbs) :: [Bokmål] klatrer {m}; [Nynorsk] klatrar {m}
climbing frame {n} (playground equipment) SEE: jungle gym ::
cling {v} (hold tightly) :: klenge
cling film {n} (plastic film that clings) :: [Bokmål] plastfolie {m}; [Nynorsk] plastfolie {m}
clinic {n} (medical facility) :: [Bokmål] klinikk {m}; [Nynorsk] klinikk {m}
clinical {adj} (of or pertaining to a medical clinic or facility) :: [Bokmål] klinisk; [Nynorsk] klinisk
clinical psychology {n} (branch of psychology) :: klinisk psykologi
clitic {n} (morpheme attached to another word) :: [Bokmål] klitikon {n}; [Nynorsk] klitikon {n}
clitoris {n} (elongated erectile organ) :: klitoris {m}
cloak {n} (cape) :: kappe {f}
cloakroom {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet ::
cloakroom {n} (room for coats) :: [Bokmål] garderobe {m}; [Nynorsk] garderobe {m}
clobber {v} ((computing) To overwrite or override, often unintentionally.) :: slette
clock {n} (instrument to measure or keep track of time) :: [Bokmål] klokke {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] klokke {f}
clock {v} (measure the duration of) :: ta tiden på
clock speed {n} (rate at which a processor performs) :: [Bokmål] klokkefrekvens {m}; [Nynorsk] klokkefrekvens {m}
clockwise {adv} (in a circular fashion in the same direction as the hands of an analogue clock) :: medurs; [Bokmål] med klokken
clockwisely {adv} (clockwise) SEE: clockwise ::
clockwork {n} (mechanism powered by coiled spring to drive mechanical device) :: urverk {n}
cloister vault {n} (structure created by intersection of vaults) :: klosterhvelv {n}
close {v} (obstruct (an opening)) :: stenge
close {v} (move (a door)) :: lukke, stenge
close {v} (put an end to) :: avslutte
close {adj} (at a little distance) :: [Bokmål] nær; [Nynorsk] nær
close, but no cigar {phrase} (that's almost correct, but not quite) :: nesten skyter ingen mann av hesten, nesten holder ikke
closed {adj} (not open) :: lukket
close-fitting {adj} (tight) :: [Bokmål] tettsittende
closely {adv} :: nær
close-set {adj} (set close together) :: [Bokmål] [eyes] tettsittende
close shave {n} (near accident or mishap) :: [Bokmål] nestenulykke {m} {f}, nære på
closet {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet ::
close up {v} (to shut for a period of time) :: [Bokmål] holde stengt, stenge
close up {v} (of a wound, to heal) :: [Bokmål] gro [literally; to grow, grow up]
close-up {n} (photographic (or other) image in which the subject is shown at a relatively large scale) :: [Bokmål] nærbilde {n}; [Nynorsk] nærbilde {n}, nærbilete {n}
closing time {n} (time when a pub closes) :: [Bokmål] [shop, office] stengetid {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] [shop, office] stengetid {f}, stengjetid {f}
cloth {n} (piece of cloth) :: stoff {n}; [Bokmål] klut {m}
clothes {n} (apparel) :: bekledning {f}; [Bokmål] klær {p}
clothes-brush {n} (a brush for brushing clothes) :: [Bokmål] klesbørste {m}; [Nynorsk] klebørste {m}, kledebørste {m}, klesbørste {m}
clothesbrush {n} (a brush for brushing clothes with) :: [Bokmål] klesbørste {m}; [Nynorsk] klebørste {m}, kledebørste {m}, klesbørste {m}
clotheshorse {n} (laundry frame) :: [Bokmål] tørkestativ {n}; [Nynorsk] tørkestativ {n}
clothesline {n} (rope or cord for drying clothes) :: [Bokmål] klessnor {m} {f}, tørkestativ {n}; [Nynorsk] kledesnor {f}, klesnor {f}, klessnor {f}, tørkestativ {n}
clothes maiden {n} (rack for drying clothes) SEE: clotheshorse ::
clothes peg {n} (an object used to attach wet laundry to a clothesline) :: [Bokmål] klesklype {m} {f}
clothespin {n} (a clip or fastener) SEE: clothes peg ::
clothes screen {n} (rack for drying clothes) SEE: clotheshorse ::
clothes shop {n} (type of shop) :: [Bokmål] klesbutikk {m}; [Nynorsk] klebutikk {m}, kledebutikk {m}, klesbutikk {m}
clothes tree {n} (pole with pegs) :: [Bokmål] stumtjener {m}; [Nynorsk] stumtenar {m}
clothestree {n} (clothes tree) SEE: clothes tree ::
clothing {n} (clothes) :: [Bokmål] klær {p}, klesplagg {n}, tøy {n}; [Nynorsk] klede {p}
cloud {n} (visible mass of water droplets suspended in the air) :: [Bokmål] sky {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] sky {f}
cloud {n} (mass of dust, steam or smoke) :: [Bokmål] sky {m} {f}, støvsky {m} {f} (mass of dust); [Nynorsk] sky {f}, støvsky {f} (mass of dust)
cloud {n} (anything which makes things foggy or gloomy) :: [Bokmål] sky {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] sky {f}
cloud {n} (group of objects suspended above the ground or flying) :: [Bokmål] sky {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] sky {f}
cloud {n} (the Internet) :: [Bokmål] sky {m} {f}, cloud {m}; [Nynorsk] sky {f}, cloud {m}
cloud {v} (to become foggy or gloomy, to become obscured from sight) :: skye, overskye, formørke, fordunkle
cloud {v} (to make obscure (e.g. to cloud the issue)) :: fordunkle
cloudberry {n} (species) :: [Bokmål] multe {f}; [Nynorsk] molte {f}
cloudberry {n} (fruit) :: [Bokmål] multe, multebær; [Nynorsk] molte
cloudburst {n} (sudden heavy rainstorm) :: styrtregn {n}; [Bokmål] skybrudd {n}, skybrott {n}; [Nynorsk] skybrot {n}, skybrott {n}
cloud cover {n} (cloud covering the sky) :: [Bokmål] skydekke {n}; [Nynorsk] skydekke {n}
cloudless {adj} (without any clouds) :: skyfri
cloud nine {n} (state of fantastic or impractical dreaming) SEE: head in the clouds ::
cloudy {adj} (covered with or characterised by clouds) :: [Bokmål] skyet, overskyet; [Nynorsk] skya, overskya
cloudy {adj} (not transparent; not clear) :: [Bokmål] grumsete; [Nynorsk] grumsete
clove {n} (spice) :: [Bokmål] nellik {m}; [Nynorsk] nellik {m}
clove {n} (constitutive bulb of garlic) :: fedd {n}
cloven {adj} (split or divided) :: kløyvd
cloven hoof {n} (divided hoof, as on bovine animals) :: [Nynorsk] klauv {f}
clove pink {n} (carnation) SEE: carnation ::
clover {n} (plant in genus Trifolium) :: kløver
clown {n} (performance artist working in a circus) :: klovn {m}
club {n} (weapon) :: klubbe {f}
club {n} (association of members) :: [Bokmål] klubb {m}; [Nynorsk] klubb {m}
club {n} (nightclub) :: nattklubb {m}
club {n} (playing card symbol, ♣) :: kløver {m}
club {n} (hitting implement) :: kølle {f}
clubhouse {n} (a building used by a club) :: [Bokmål] klubbhus {n}; [Nynorsk] klubbhus {n}
clubs {n} (plural of club) SEE: club ::
clubs {n} (one of the four suits of playing cards, marked with the symbol ♣) :: [Bokmål] kløver {m}; [Nynorsk] kløver {m}
clumsy {adj} :: klønet
clunky {adj} (ungainly and awkward to use) :: [Bokmål] prakket, tungvint, upraktisk
cluster bomb {n} (explosive munition) :: [Bokmål] klasebombe {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] klasebombe {f}
clutch {n} (A device to interrupt power transmission) :: [Bokmål] clutch {m}, kløtsj {m}, kobling {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] clutch {m}, kløtsj {m}
clutch {n} (The pedal in a car that disengages power transmission) :: clutchpedal {m}, kløtsjpedal {m}, koblingspedal {m}
c'mere {contraction} (here) SEE: here ::
c'mere {contraction} (come) SEE: come ::
cnidarian {n} (any of various invertebrate animals that belong to the phylum Cnidaria) :: nesledyr {n}
coach {n} (rail passenger car) :: [Bokmål] vogn {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] vogn {f}
coach {n} (trainer) :: trener {m}
coach {n} (long distance bus) :: [Bokmål] turbuss {m}; [Nynorsk] turbuss {m}
coach driver {n} (driver of a horse-drawn coach) :: kusk {m}
coach driver {n} (driver of a coach (bus)) :: [Bokmål] turbussjåfør {m}; [Nynorsk] turbussjåfør {m}
coachman {n} (male coach driver) SEE: coach driver ::
coachwoman {n} (female coach driver) SEE: coach driver ::
coadjutor {n} (assistant) SEE: assistant ::
coagulate {v} (become congealed) :: koagulere
coagulation {n} (process of forming clots from blood) :: [Bokmål] hemostase {m}, koagulasjon {m}, koagulering {m}; [Nynorsk] hemostase {m}, koagulasjon {m}, koagulering {f}
coagulation {n} (similar solidification) :: [Bokmål] koagulasjon {m}, koagulering {m}; [Nynorsk] koagulasjon {m}, koagulering {f}
coal {n} (uncountable: carbon rock) :: [Bokmål] kull {n}, kol {n}; [Nynorsk] kol {n}
coalition {n} (group of organizations) :: [Bokmål] koalisjon {m}; [Nynorsk] koalisjon {m}
coal mine {n} (a mine from which coal is mined) :: [Bokmål] kullgruve {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] kolgruve {f}
coalmine {n} (coal mine) SEE: coal mine ::
coarse {adj} (of inferior quality) :: [Bokmål] grov; [Nynorsk] grov
coarse {adj} (not refined) :: [Bokmål] grov; [Nynorsk] grov
coarseness {n} (quality of being coarse) :: [Bokmål] grovhet {m} {f}
coast {n} (edge of land meeting ocean, sea, gulf, bay) :: kyst, strand
coastal {adj} (relating to the coast) :: [Bokmål] kystnær; [Nynorsk] kystnær
coastal waters {n} (sea areas along the coast) :: [Bokmål] kystfarvann {n}; [Nynorsk] kystfarvatn {n}
coaster {n} (Salvelinus fontinalis) SEE: brook trout ::
coastguard {n} (enforcer of maritime law) :: [Bokmål] kystvakt {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] kystvakt {f}
coastline {n} (the shape of a coast) :: [Bokmål] kystlinje {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] kystline {f}, kystlinje {f}
coat {n} (outer garment covering the upper torso and arms) :: frakk {m}
coat hanger {n} (device used to hang up coats, shirts, etc) :: [Bokmål] kleshenger {m}; [Nynorsk] kledehengjar {m}, klehengjar {m}, kleshengjar {m}
coat of arms {n} (hereditary design depicted on an escutcheon) :: [Bokmål] våpen {n}, våpenskjold {n}, riksvåpen {n} [when used by a sovereign state], statsvåpen {n} [when used by a sovereign state]; [Nynorsk] våpen {n}, våpenskjold {n}, riksvåpen {n} [when used by a sovereign state], statsvåpen {n} [when used by a sovereign state]
coat stand {n} (pole with pegs) :: stumtjener {m}
coatstand {n} (coat stand) SEE: coat stand ::
coat-stand {n} (coat stand) SEE: coat stand ::
coax {v} (persuade gradually) :: [Bokmål] lokke
coax {v} (manipulate carefully into position) :: lirke
cob {n} (gull) SEE: gull ::
cob {n} (bread roll) SEE: bread roll ::
cob {n} (corncob) SEE: corncob ::
cobalt {n} (chemical element) :: [Bokmål] kobolt {m} {n}; [Nynorsk] kobolt {m}
cobalt blue {n} (colour) :: [Bokmål] koboltblått {n}; [Nynorsk] koboltblått {n}
cobalt blue {adj} (colour) :: [Bokmål] koboltblå; [Nynorsk] koboltblå
cobble {n} (cobblestone) SEE: cobblestone ::
cobbled {adj} (paved with cobblestones) :: [Bokmål] brosteinlagt
cobblestone {n} (a rounded stone) :: [Bokmål] brostein {m}
cobra {n} (venomous snake) :: [Bokmål] kobra {m}; [Nynorsk] kobra {m}
cobweb {n} (a spider’s web) SEE: spiderweb ::
Coca-Cola {n} (Coke) SEE: Coke ::
Coca-Cola {prop} (particular carbonated soft drink) :: Coca-Cola
cocaine {n} (the narcotic) :: kokain {m} {n}
cochlea {n} (the complex, spirally coiled, tapered cavity of the inner ear) :: sneglehuset
cock {n} (slang: penis) SEE: dick ::
cock {n} (hammer of a firearm trigger mechanism) :: [Bokmål] hane {m}; [Nynorsk] hane {m}
cock {n} (male chicken; male gallinaceous bird) SEE: rooster ::
cock {n} (valve or tap for controlling flow of liquid) SEE: stopcock ::
cockade {n} (a rosette worn in a hat as an office or party badge) :: [Bokmål] kokarde {f}; [Nynorsk] kokarde {f}
cock-a-doodle-doo {interj} (cry of the rooster) :: kykeliky
cockchafer {n} (beetle of genus Melolontha) :: oldenborre {m}
cockle {n} :: hjerteskjell {n}
cockpit {n} (space for pilot and crew in an aircraft) :: [Bokmål] cockpit {m}; [Nynorsk] cockpit {m}
cockpit {n} (nautical: well, where the helm is) :: [Bokmål] cockpit {m}; [Nynorsk] cockpit {m}
cockroach {n} (type of insect) :: [Bokmål] kakerlakk {m}; [Nynorsk] kakerlakk {m}
cock size {n} (dimensions of penis) :: [Bokmål] pikkstørrelse {m}
cocksucker {n} (a fellator) :: [Bokmål] kuksuger {m}
cocktail {n} (alcoholic beverage) :: [Bokmål] cocktail {m}; [Nynorsk] cocktail {m}
cocktail {n} (mixture of other substances) :: [Bokmål] cocktail {m}; [Nynorsk] cocktail {m}
cocoa {n} (powder) SEE: cocoa powder ::
cocoa bean {n} (seed of the cocoa plant) :: kakaobønne {c}
cocoa powder {n} (powder from cocoa solids) :: [Bokmål] kakaopulver {n}; [Nynorsk] kakaopulver {n}
coconut {n} (fruit of coco palm) :: kokosnøtt {f} {m}
coconut milk {n} (the liquid from inside the seed of the coconut) :: [Bokmål] kokosmelk {f} {m}, kokosmjølk {f}; [Nynorsk] kokosmjølk {f}
cocoon {n} (protective case) :: [Bokmål] kokong {m}; [Nynorsk] kokong {m}
cod {n} (marine fish of the family Gadidae) :: torsk {m}
code {n} (source code) SEE: source code ::
code {n} (machine code) SEE: machine code ::
codfish {n} (cod) SEE: cod ::
codswallop {interj} (nonsense) :: [Bokmål] tullprat {m}, vrøvl {n}
coefficient {n} (algebraic constant) :: [Bokmål] koeffisient {m}; [Nynorsk] koeffisient {m}
coefficient {n} (measure of some property or characteristic) :: [Bokmål] koeffisient {m}; [Nynorsk] koeffisient {m}
coerce {v} (to use force, threat, or intimidation in attempt to compel one to act against his will) :: tvinge
coercion {n} (actual or threatened force for the purpose of compelling action by another person) :: tvang
coetaneous {adj} (contemporary) SEE: contemporary ::
coexistence {n} (two or more things existing together) :: [Bokmål] sameksistens {m}; [Nynorsk] sameksistens {m}
coffee {n} (beverage) :: [Bokmål] kaffe; [Nynorsk] kaffi
coffee bar {n} (establishment that sells coffee) SEE: café ::
coffee bean {n} (The seed of a tropical plant of the genus Coffea) :: [Bokmål] kaffebønne {c}; [Nynorsk] kaffibønne {c}
coffee break {n} (a rest period during the business day providing the opportunity to drink coffee) :: [Bokmål] kaffepause {m}; [Nynorsk] kaffipause {m}
coffee cup {n} (cup for coffee) :: [Bokmål] kaffekopp {m}; [Nynorsk] kaffikopp {m}
coffeehouse {n} (café) SEE: café ::
coffee shop {n} (café) SEE: café ::
coffin {n} (box in which a dead person is buried) :: [Bokmål] kiste {m} {f}, gravkiste {m} {f}, likkiste {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] kiste {f}, likkiste {f}
cog {n} (tooth on a gear) :: tannhjul
cogitable {adj} (conceivable) SEE: conceivable ::
cognac {n} (type of brandy) :: [Bokmål] konjakk {m}; [Nynorsk] konjakk {m}
cognitive dissonance {n} (conflict or anxiety resulting from inconsistencies between one's beliefs and one's actions or other beliefs) :: [Bokmål] kognitiv dissonans {m}; [Nynorsk] kognitiv dissonans {m}
cognitive psychology {n} (branch of psychology) :: kognitiv psykologi
cohabitant {n} (person who cohabits with another) :: [Bokmål] samboer {m}, sambuer {m}; [Nynorsk] sambuar {m}
cohabitation {n} (intimate relationship) :: [Bokmål] samboerskap {n}
cohabitation {n} (act of living together) :: [Bokmål] samboerskap {n}
coherent {adj} (sticking together) :: [Bokmål] koherent; [Nynorsk] koherent
coherent {adj} (of waves having the same direction, wavelength and phase) :: [Bokmål] koherent; [Nynorsk] koherent
cohort {n} (accomplice) SEE: accomplice ::
cohort {n} (colleague) SEE: colleague ::
coiffure {n} (hairstyle) SEE: hairstyle ::
coil {n} (something wound) :: [Bokmål] spiral {m}; [Nynorsk] spiral {m}
coil {n} (intra-uterine contraceptive device) :: [Bokmål] spiral {m}; [Nynorsk] spiral {m}
Coimbra {prop} (city and municipality in Coimbra, Portugal) :: Coimbra; [Bokmål] Coimbra; [Nynorsk] Coimbra
coin {n} ((currency) a piece of currency) :: mynt {m}
coinage {n} (currency) SEE: currency ::
coinage {n} (neologism) SEE: neologism ::
coincidence {n} (state of events appearing to be connected when they are not) :: [Bokmål] sammentreff {n}, sammenfall {n}, tilfeldighet {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] samantreff {m} {n}, samanfall
coitus interruptus {n} (sexual intercourse interrupted by withdrawal of the penis) :: hoppe av i svingen
coke {n} (coal product) :: koks {m}
coke {n} (Coke) SEE: Coke ::
Coke {n} (informal: any cola-flavored drink) :: cola {m}
colander {n} (a bowl-shaped kitchen utensil with holes in it used for draining food such as pasta) :: dørslag {n}
cold {adj} (having a low temperature) :: kald
cold {adj} (of the weather) :: kaldt
cold {adj} (of a person) :: kald
cold {adj} (unfriendly) :: kald
cold {adj} (unprepared) :: kald
cold {n} (low temperature) :: kulde {m}
cold {n} (illness) :: [Bokmål] forkjølelse {m}; [Nynorsk] forkjøling {f}
cold-blooded {adj} (lacking emotion or compunction) :: kaldblodig
cold-blooded {adj} (having an unregulated body temperature) SEE: ectothermic ::
cold-drawn {adj} (drawn out when cold without heat) :: [Bokmål] kaldtrukket
cold front {n} (leading edge of an advancing mass of cold air) :: [Bokmål] kaldfront {m}; [Nynorsk] kaldfront {m}
coldly {adv} (in a cold or uncaring manner) :: [Bokmål] kaldt; [Nynorsk] kaldt
cold sweat {n} (perspiration which feels chilly) :: [Bokmål] kaldsvette {m}
cold war {n} (a period of hostile relations) :: kald krig {n}
Cold War {prop} (a period of history from 1945-1991) :: Den kalde krigen
cole {n} (cabbage) SEE: cabbage ::
colectomy {n} (surgical procedure) :: [Nynorsk] kolektomi
coleopterology {n} (scientific study of beetles) :: [Bokmål] koleopterologi {m}; [Nynorsk] koleopterologi {m}
collaborate {v} (to work together on a piece of work) :: samarbeide
collaborate {v} (to cooperate treasonably) :: samarbeide (med fienden), kollaborere
collaboration {n} (act of collaborating) :: samarbeid
collage {n} (picture made by sticking other pictures onto a surface) :: kollasj {m}, collage {m}
collapse {n} (act of collapsing) :: [Bokmål] kollaps {m}; [Nynorsk] kollaps {m}
collapsible {adj} (that can be collapsed) :: sammenleggbar
collar {n} (fabric garment part fitting around throat) :: [Bokmål] krage
collar {v} (to arrest) SEE: arrest ::
collared dove {n} (collared dove) :: tyrkerdue
collateral damage {n} (collateral damage) :: [Bokmål] utilsiktet tap {n}, utilsikta tap {n}; [Bokmål] utilsikta tap {n}
colleague {n} (fellow member of a profession) :: [Bokmål] kollega {m}, medarbeider {m}; [Nynorsk] kollega {m}, medarbeidar {m}
collectable {n} (collectable) SEE: collector's item ::
collectible {n} (collectible) SEE: collector's item ::
collection {n} (set of items) :: [Bokmål] samling {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] samling {f}
collection {n} (multiple related objects) :: [Bokmål] samling {m} {f}, [new clothes] kolleksjon {m}; [Nynorsk] samling {f}, [new clothes] kolleksjon {m}
collector {n} (person or thing that collects) :: [Bokmål] samler {m}; [Nynorsk] samlar {m}
collector's item {n} (item worth collecting) :: [Bokmål] samleobjekt {n}; [Nynorsk] samleobjekt {n}
college {n} (politics: electoral college) SEE: electoral college ::
collision {n} (collision) SEE: wreck ::
collision {n} (instance of colliding) :: [Bokmål] kollisjon {m}; [Nynorsk] kollisjon {m}
collision course {n} (path leading to a collision) :: [Bokmål] kollisjonskurs {m}; [Nynorsk] kollisjonskurs {m}
colloquial {adj} (of oral communication language) :: hverdagslig
Cologne {prop} (city in Germany) :: [Bokmål] Köln; [Nynorsk] Köln
Colombia {prop} (country in South America) :: Colombia
Colombian {n} (A person from Colombia) :: [Bokmål] colombianer {m}, kolombianer {m}; [Nynorsk] colombian {m}, colombianar {m}, kolombian {m}, kolombianar {m}
Colombian {adj} (pertaining to Colombia) :: [Bokmål] colombiansk, kolombiansk; [Nynorsk] colombiansk, kolombiansk
Colombian necktie {n} (violent and intimidating method of execution) :: Colombiansk slips
colon {n} (punctuation mark) :: kolon {n}
colon {n} (the last part of the digestive system) :: endetarm {m}
colonel {n} (commissioned office in the armed services) :: oberst {m}
colonialism {n} (colonial domination policy) :: kolonialisme
colonial power {n} (country with colonies) :: [Bokmål] kolonimakt {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] kolonimakt {f}
colonist {n} (a founder of a colony) :: [Bokmål] kolonist {m}; [Nynorsk] kolonist {m}
colonist {n} (a member of a colony) :: [Bokmål] kolonist {m}; [Nynorsk] kolonist {m}
colonizer {n} (colonist) SEE: colonist ::
colony {n} (region or governmental unit) :: [Bokmål] koloni {m}; [Nynorsk] koloni {m}
colony {n} (group of organisms) :: [Bokmål] koloni {m}; [Nynorsk] koloni {m}
color {n} (spectral composition of visible light) :: farge {m}
color {n} (particular set of the visible spectrum) :: farge {m}
color {n} (hue as opposed to achromatic colors) :: farge {m}, fargetone {m}, kulør {m}
color {n} (human skin tone, especially as an indicator of race or ethnicity) :: hudfarge {m}
color {n} (interest, especially in a selective area) :: koloritt {m}; [Bokmål] farge {m}; [Nynorsk] farge {m}
color {n} (any of the standard dark tinctures used in a coat of arms) :: farge {m}
color {n} (standard or banner (colors)) :: fane {m}
color {v} (give something color) :: farge
color {v} (draw using crayons) :: fargelegge, male
color {v} (become red through increased blood flow) :: rødme
color {v} (affect without completely changing) :: farge
color blind {adj} (unable to distinguish between two or more primary colors) :: fargeblind
color blindness {n} (condition in which the ability to see colors is impaired) :: fargeblindhet {m}
colored pencil {n} (pencil with coloured core) :: [Bokmål] fargeblyant {m}; [Nynorsk] fargeblyant {m}
colorfastness {n} (colorfastness) SEE: colour fastness ::
colorful {adj} (possessing prominent and varied colors) :: fargerik
Colossians {prop} (book of the Bible) :: Kolosserne {m-p}
colostrum {n} (a form of milk) :: råmelk; [Nynorsk] råmjølk
colour {n} (colour) SEE: color ::
colour {adj} (colour) SEE: color ::
colour {v} (colour) SEE: color ::
colour fastness {n} (quality of being colourfast) :: [Bokmål] fargeekthet {m} {f}
colourless {adj} (having no colour) :: [Bokmål] fargeløs; [Nynorsk] fargelaus
colposcope {n} (a form of endoscope) :: kolposkop
colt {n} (young male horse) :: hingstføll {n}
coltsfoot {n} (Tussilago farfara) :: hestehov
column {n} (upright supporting member) :: [Bokmål] søyle {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] søyle {f}
column {n} (a vertical body of text) :: [Bokmål] spalte {m}; [Nynorsk] spalt {f}
colza {n} (cabbage variety) :: raps {m}
coma {n} (Deep sleep) :: [Bokmål] koma
Coma Berenices {prop} (small dim summer constellation of the northern sky) :: Berenikes hår
comb {n} (toothed implement for grooming the hair) :: kam
comb {v} (to groom the hair with a toothed implement) :: [Bokmål] gre, greie
combat {n} (a battle; a fight; a struggle for victory) :: slagsmål
combat sport {n} (sport that involves man-to-man combat) :: [Bokmål] kampsport {m}; [Nynorsk] kampsport {m}
combination {n} (act of combining) :: [Bokmål] kombinasjon {m}; [Nynorsk] kombinasjon {m}
combination {n} (sequence of numbers or letters for a combination lock) :: [Bokmål] kombinasjon {m}; [Nynorsk] kombinasjon {m}
combine {n} (combination) SEE: combination ::
combine {n} (combine harvester) SEE: combine harvester ::
combine harvester {n} (combine) :: [Bokmål] skurtresker
combover {n} (A manner of combing hair to conceal a bald spot) :: [Bokmål] hentesveis {m}; [Nynorsk] hentesveis {m}
combust {v} (be consumed by fire) SEE: burn ::
combustible {adj} (capable of burning) :: [Bokmål] brennbar; [Nynorsk] brennbar
combustion {n} (the act or process of burning) :: [Bokmål] forbrenning {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] forbrenning {f}
combustion {n} (similar process where two chemicals are combined) :: [Bokmål] forbrenning {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] forbrenning {f}
combustion {n} (process wherein a fuel is combined with oxygen) :: [Bokmål] forbrenning {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] forbrenning {f}
combustion chamber {n} (space in a heat engine) :: [Bokmål] forbrenningskammer {n}; [Nynorsk] forbrenningskammer {n}
come {v} (to move nearer) :: komme
come {v} (to arrive, to appear) :: ankomme, komme
come {v} (to orgasm) :: komme
come across {v} (give an appearance or impression) :: [Bokmål] fremstå, gi inntrykk av
come across {v} (find, usually by accident) :: [Bokmål] støte på, treffe på, snuble over
come back {v} ((intransitive) To return to a place) :: returnere, komme tilbake
comeback {n} (return to fame etc.) :: [Bokmål] comeback {m} {n}; [Nynorsk] comeback {n}
comedian {n} (entertainer) :: [Bokmål] komiker {m}
comedy {n} (dramatic work that is light and humorous or satirical in tone) :: [Bokmål] komedie {m}; [Nynorsk] komedie {m}
come in {v} (to enter) SEE: enter ::
come out {v} (to come out of the closet) SEE: come out of the closet ::
come out of the closet {v} (to tell others about a secret belief or preference) :: komme ut av skapet
comestible {adj} (suitable to be eaten; edible) :: spiselig
comet {n} (a celestial body, generally with a tail) :: [Bokmål] komet {m}; [Nynorsk] komet {m}
come to an end {v} (to cease) :: [Bokmål] ta slutt; [Nynorsk] take slutt, ta slutt
come to pass {v} (to happen, to occur) :: [Bokmål] hende, skje, bli noe av
come upon {v} (to come across; to discover) :: komme over
comeuppance {n} (an outcome which is justly deserved) :: lønn som fortjent
comfort {n} :: bekvemmelighet
comfort {v} (console) SEE: console ::
comfortable {adj} (providing physical comfort and ease) :: [Bokmål] komfortabel; [Nynorsk] komfortabel
comfortably {adv} (in a comfortable manner) :: [Bokmål] komfortabelt
comic {n} (cartoon story) :: tegneserie {m}
comical {adj} (being funny, whimsically amusing) :: [Bokmål] komisk; [Nynorsk] komisk
comics {n} (artistic medium) :: tegneserier {m}
Comintern {prop} (international association of Communist parties) :: Komintern
comitative case {n} (case used to denote companionship) :: komitativ
comma {n} (punctuation mark ',') :: [Bokmål] komma {n}
commandeer {v} (to seize for military use) :: [Bokmål] rekvirere
commandeer {v} (to take arbitrarily or by force) :: [Bokmål] rekvirere
commander {n} (Commander in an honorary order) :: [Bokmål] kommandør {m}; [Nynorsk] kommandør {m}
commando {n} (commando trooper) :: [Bokmål] kommandosoldat {m}; [Nynorsk] kommandosoldat {m}
commence {v} (To begin, start) :: begynne, påbegynne
commensurable {adj} (able to be measured using a common standard) :: [Bokmål] sammenlignbar
comment {v} (to comment) SEE: observe ::
comment {n} (spoken remark) :: [Bokmål] kommentar {m}, merknad {m}; [Nynorsk] kommentar {m}, merknad {m}
comment {v} (to remark) :: kommentere
commerce {n} (large scale trade) :: [Bokmål] handel {m}
commercial {n} (advertisement in a common media format) :: reklame {m}, annonse {m}
commercial at {n} (at sign) SEE: at sign ::
commercial bank {n} (type of bank) :: [Bokmål] forretningsbank {m}; [Nynorsk] forretningsbank {m}
commercialization {n} (the act of commercializing) :: [Bokmål] kommersialisering {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] kommersialisering {f}
commie {n} (communist) SEE: communist ::
commingle {v} (mix, blend) :: [Bokmål] blande
commiserate {v} (to feel or express compassion or sympathy) :: kondolere
commission {n} (fee charged) :: [Bokmål] provisjon {m}; [Nynorsk] provisjon {m}
commissioner {n} (member of a commission) :: [Bokmål] kommissær {m}; [Nynorsk] kommissær {m}
commissioner {n} (someone commissioned to perform certain duties) :: [Bokmål] kommissær {m}; [Nynorsk] kommissær {m}
commit {v} (to pledge or bind; to compromise, expose, or endanger) :: [Bokmål] forplikte; [Nynorsk] binde
commitment {n} (act or instance of committing, putting in charge, keeping, or trust) :: [Bokmål] overlatelse {m}; [Nynorsk] overlating {f}
commitment {n} (promise or agreement to do something in the future) :: [Bokmål] forpliktelse {m}; [Nynorsk] forplikting {f}
commitment {n} (being bound emotionally/intellectually) :: engasjement {n}
commitment {n} (state of being pledged or engaged) :: [Bokmål] forpliktelse {m}; [Nynorsk] forplikting {f}
commitment {n} (trait of sincerity and focused purpose) :: [Bokmål] engasjement {n}, forpliktelse {m}; [Nynorsk] engasjement {n}, forplikting {f}
commitment {n} (act of being locked away) :: [Bokmål] tvangsinnleggelse {m}, tvangsinnlegging {c} (in a mental hospital); [Nynorsk] tvangsinnlegging {f} (in a mental hospital)
commit suicide {v} (to kill oneself) :: begå selvmord
committee {n} (group of persons convened for the accomplishment of some specific purpose) :: [Bokmål] komité {m}, komite {m}; [Nynorsk] komité {m}, komite {m}
commo {n} (communist) SEE: communist ::
commo {n} (communication) SEE: communication ::
common {adj} (usual) :: vanlig
common {adj} (found in large numbers or in a large quantity) :: vanlig
common {adj} (ordinary) :: vanlig
common {adj} (grammar: of the gender resulting from the coalescence of the masculine and feminine genders) :: [Bokmål] felleskjønn {n}; [Nynorsk] felleskjønn {n}
common alder {n} (black alder) SEE: black alder ::
common area {n} (common area (both senses)) :: [Bokmål] fellesareal {n}; [Nynorsk] fellesareal {n}
common ash {n} (Fraxinus excelsior) :: [Bokmål] ask {m}; [Nynorsk] ask {m}
common blackbird {n} (Turdus merula) SEE: blackbird ::
common chickweed {n} (herb) :: vassarve {c}
common cockchafer {n} (Melolontha melolontha) :: vanlig oldenborre {m}
common denominator {n} (common denominator in mathematics) :: [Bokmål] fellesnevner {m}; [Nynorsk] fellesnemnar {m}
common eider {n} (sea duck) :: ærfugl {m}
common gender {n} (a grammatical gender) :: [Bokmål] felleskjønn {n}; [Nynorsk] felleskjønn {n}
common gull {n} (Larus canus) :: fiskemåke; [Nynorsk] fiskemåse
common horsetail {n} (plant) :: [Bokmål] kjerringrokk {m}, åkersnelle {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] kjerringrokk {m}, åkersnelle {f}
common kestrel {n} (Falco tinnunculus) :: tårnfalk
common land {n} (land free for anybody to graze their animals on) :: [Bokmål] allmenning {m}; [Nynorsk] allmenning {m}
common law {n} (legal system of England and its former colonies) :: common law
common law {n} (law based on court judgments and opinions) SEE: case law ::
common loon {n} (great northern diver) SEE: great northern diver ::
common minnow {n} (a widespread species of minnow) :: ørekyte {m} {f}
common noun {n} (noun that denotes any member or all members of a class) :: appellativ, fellesnavn, samnamn
common reed {n} (type of reed grass) :: [Bokmål] takrør {n}; [Nynorsk] takrør {f} {n}, takrøyr {f} {n}
common seal {n} (Phoca vitulina) SEE: harbor seal ::
common sense {n} (ordinary understanding) :: [Bokmål] sunn fornuft {m}; [Nynorsk] sunn fornuft {f}
common shrew {n} (Sorex araneus) :: [Bokmål] krattspissmus {c}, vanlig spissmus {c}; [Nynorsk] krattspissmus, vanleg spissmus
common snipe {n} (the species Gallinago gallinago) :: enkeltbekkasin {m}
commonwealth {n} (form of government) :: [Bokmål] samvelde {n}; [Nynorsk] samvelde {n}
Commonwealth Games {prop} (sporting event) :: [Bokmål] Samveldelekene {p}
Commonwealth of Independent States {prop} (alliance of former Soviet republics) :: [Bokmål] Samveldet av uavhengige stater {n}, SUS {n}; [Nynorsk] Samveldet av uavhengige statar {n}, SUS {n}
common whitefish {n} (Coregonus lavaretus) :: sik {c}
communication {n} (concept of exchanging information) :: [Bokmål] kommunikasjon {m}; [Nynorsk] kommunikasjon {m}
communication {n} (a message) :: [Bokmål] kommunikasjon {m}; [Nynorsk] kommunikasjon {m}
communication {n} (body of data exchange) :: [Bokmål] kommunikasjon {m}; [Nynorsk] kommunikasjon {m}
communication {n} (instance of data transfer) :: [Bokmål] kommunikasjon {m}; [Nynorsk] kommunikasjon {m}
communiqué {n} (official announcement) :: [Bokmål] kommuniké {n}, kommunike {n}; [Nynorsk] kommuniké {n}, kommunike {n}
communism {n} (philosophy) :: [Bokmål] kommunisme {m}; [Nynorsk] kommunisme {m}
communism {n} (society) :: [Bokmål] kommunisme {m}; [Nynorsk] kommunisme {m}
communist {adj} (of or relating to communism) :: [Bokmål] kommunistisk; [Nynorsk] kommunistisk
communist {n} (person who follows a communist philosophy) :: [Bokmål] kommunist {m}; [Nynorsk] kommunist {m}
Communist {n} (communist) SEE: communist ::
Communist {adj} (communist) SEE: communist ::
communist party {n} (political party) :: [Bokmål] kommunistparti {n}; [Nynorsk] kommunistparti {n}
community {n} (group sharing a common understanding) :: [Bokmål] samfunn {n}, fellesskap {n}; [Nynorsk] samfunn {n}, fellesskap {n} {m}
community {n} (residential or religious collective) :: [Bokmål] kommunitet {m}; [Nynorsk] kommunitet {m}
commuter {n} (a person who regularly travels to work) :: [Bokmål] pendler {m}; [Nynorsk] pendlar {m}
Comoran {adj} (Comorian) SEE: Comorian ::
Comoran {n} (Comorian) SEE: Comorian ::
Comorian {n} (person) :: [Bokmål] komorer {m}; [Nynorsk] komorar {m}
Comorian {prop} (language) :: [Bokmål] komorisk {m}; [Nynorsk] komorisk {m}
Comorian {adj} (pertaining to the Comoros) :: [Bokmål] komorisk; [Nynorsk] komorisk
Comoros {prop} (country in Eastern Africa) :: [Bokmål] Komorene; [Nynorsk] Komorane
compact disc {n} (optical disc used to store data) :: [Bokmål] CD {m}, kompaktplate {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] CD {m}, kompaktplate {f}
compact disk {n} (CD) SEE: compact disc ::
compaction {n} (process of compacting) :: [Bokmål] kompaktering {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] kompaktering {f}
company {n} (in legal context, a corporation) :: [Bokmål] selskap {n}; [Nynorsk] selskap
company car {n} (car for business and personal use) :: [Bokmål] firmabil {m}; [Nynorsk] firmabil {m}
company law {n} (branch of law) :: [Bokmål] selskapsrett {m}; [Nynorsk] selskapsrett {m}
comparable {adj} (similar) SEE: similar ::
comparable {adj} (able to be compared) :: sammenlignbar, komparabel
comparative {adj} (of or relating to comparison) :: komparativ
comparative {n} (word in comparative form) :: komparativ
comparative degree {n} ((grammar)) SEE: comparative ::
compare {v} (to assess the similarities between two things or between one thing and another) :: sammenligne
comparison {n} (act of comparing or the state of being compared) :: sammenligning
compartment {n} (chamber) :: kupé {m}
compass {n} (instrument to determine cardinal directions) :: kompass {c}
compass {n} (pair of compasses) SEE: pair of compasses ::
compatible {adj} (capable of easy interaction) :: [Bokmål] kompatibel; [Nynorsk] kompatibel
compatriot {n} (somebody from one's own country) :: landsmann {m}; [Nynorsk] landsmann {m}
compel {v} (force, constrain or coerce) :: tvinge
compensate {v} (to pay someone in exchange for work done or some other consideration) :: kompensere
compensate {v} (to make up for; to do something in place of something else; to correct or fill) :: kompensere
compensation {n} (act or principle of compensating) :: [Bokmål] kompensasjon {m}; [Nynorsk] kompensasjon {m}
compensatory {adj} (serving as compensation) :: [Bokmål] kompensatorisk; [Nynorsk] kompensatorisk
compersion {n} (taking joy in seeing a loved one love another) :: kompersjon
competency {n} (ability to perform some task) :: kompetanse {m}
competency {n} :: kompetanse
compilation {n} (act or process of compiling or gathering together from various sources) :: [Bokmål] kompilasjon
compilation {n} (that which is compiled) :: samling {m}
compilator {n} (compiler) SEE: compiler ::
compiler {n} (computer program) :: [Bokmål] kompilator {m}; [Nynorsk] kompilator {m}
compiler {n} (a person who compiles) :: [Bokmål] kompilator {m}; [Nynorsk] kompilator {m}
compile-time {adj} :: [Bokmål] kompileringstid
complacent {adj} (uncritically satisfied with oneself or one's achievements) :: [Bokmål] selvtilfreds
complaint {n} (grievance, problem, difficulty, or concern; the act of complaining) :: klage {m} {f}, innvending {m} {f}
complaisant {adj} (compliant) :: [Bokmål] føyelig
complaisant {adj} (willing to do what pleases others) :: [Bokmål] imøtekommende, velvillig, villig
complete {v} (to finish) :: [Bokmål] fullføre, gjøre ferdig; [Nynorsk] fullføre, gjere ferdig
complete {adj} (with everything included) :: [Bokmål] komplett; [Nynorsk] komplett
completion {n} (making complete; conclusion) :: [Bokmål] fullførelse {m}, fullføring {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] fullføring {f}
complex {n} (problem) SEE: problem ::
complexion {n} (appearance of the skin on the face) :: [Bokmål] hudfarge {m}; [Nynorsk] hudfarge {m} {f}
complexity {n} (That which is complex; intricacy; complication) :: floke {m} {f}, forvikling {m}
complex number {n} (number of the form a + bi) :: [Bokmål] komplekst tall {n}; [Nynorsk] komplekst tal {n}
complicated {adj} (difficult or convoluted) :: komplisert
compliment {n} (expression of praise, congratulation or encouragement) :: [Bokmål] komplimang {m}
compliment {v} (to pay a compliment; to express a favorable opinion) :: komplimentere, gi kompliment
component {n} (smaller, self-contained part of larger entity) :: [Bokmål] komponent {m}, bestanddel {m}; [Nynorsk] komponent {m}
composer {n} (one who composes music) :: [Bokmål] komponist {m}; [Nynorsk] komponist {m}
composite {adj} (made up of multiple components; compound or complex) :: kompositt; [Bokmål] sammensatt
composite number {n} (number that is the product of at least two numbers other than itself and 1) :: [Bokmål] sammensatt tall {n}; [Nynorsk] samansett tal {n}
composition {n} (work of music, literature or art) :: [Bokmål] komposisjon {m}; [Nynorsk] komposisjon {m}
compost {n} (decayed remains of organic matter) :: [Bokmål] kompost {m}; [Nynorsk] kompost {m}
compost {v} (to produce compost) :: kompostere
compost heap {n} (pile of garden waste) :: [Bokmål] komposthaug {m}; [Nynorsk] komposthaug {m}
compound {adj} (composed of elements) :: [Bokmål] sammensatt
compound {n} (linguistics: word formed by combining other words) SEE: compound word ::
compound word {n} (word composed of others) :: [Bokmål] sammensetning {m} {f}, sammensatt ord {n}, kompositum {n}; [Nynorsk] samansetjing {f}, samansetning {f}, samansetting {f}, samansett ord {n}, kompositum {n}
comprador {n} (intermediary) SEE: intermediary ::
comprehend {v} (to cover) :: dekke
comprehend {v} (to understand) :: fatte, forstå
comprehensible {adj} (able to be comprehended) :: forståelig, begripelig
comprehension {n} (thorough understanding) :: forståelse {m}
comprehensive {adj} (broadly or completely covering) :: grundig, omfattende
comprehensive school {n} (normal secondary school, accepting pupils of all abilities) :: enhetsskole {m}
compress {v} (to abridge) SEE: abridge ::
compress {n} (cloth used to dress or apply pressure to wounds) :: [Bokmål] kompress {m}; [Nynorsk] kompress {m}
compressor {n} (device that produces pressure) :: kompressor {m}
compressor {n} (device that squeezes) :: presse {m} {f}
compromise {n} (settlement of differences by arbitration or by consent reached by mutual concessions) :: [Bokmål] kompromiss {n}; [Nynorsk] kompromiss {n}
compulsory {adj} (mandatory) :: [Bokmål] bindende, forpliktende, obligatorisk
compulsory {adj} (constraining) :: [Bokmål] forpliktende
compulsory {adj} :: obligatorisk
compunction {n} (a pricking of conscience) :: samvittighetsnag {n}, snev av dårlig samvittighet {n}
compute {v} (to make sense) SEE: make sense ::
computer {n} (device) :: [Bokmål] datamaskin {m}; [Nynorsk] datamaskin {m} {f}
computer game {n} (electronic game) :: [Bokmål] dataspill {n}; [Nynorsk] dataspel {n}
computer program {n} (software) :: [Bokmål] dataprogram {n}; [Nynorsk] dataprogram {n}
computer science {n} (study of computers and their architecture) :: Informatikk
computer simulation {n} (computer model) :: [Bokmål] datasimulering {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] datasimulering {f}
computer system {n} (system for computing) :: [Bokmål] datasystem {n}; [Nynorsk] datasystem {n}
computer virus {n} (program) SEE: virus ::
computing {n} (the study, field of computers and computer programming) :: informatikk {m}
computing {n} (calculation) SEE: calculation ::
comrade {n} (fellow socialist or communist) :: kamerat {m}
comrade {n} (title used in leftist circles) :: kamerat
comrade in arms {n} (brother-in-arms) SEE: brother-in-arms ::
con- {prefix} (to add a notion similar to those conveyed by with, together, or joint) :: kon-
concatenate {v} (computing: to join two strings together) :: konkatenere
conceal {v} (to hide something) :: gjemme, skjule, fortie, gøyme, dekke over
concede {v} (to yield or suffer; to surrender) :: [Bokmål] gi opp, innrømme
concede {v} (to grant, as a right or privilege) :: [Bokmål] innrømme, bevilge, godtgjøre
concede {v} (to admit to be true) :: [Bokmål] innrømme, medgi, erkjenne
concede {v} ((sports) to have a point scored against) :: [Bokmål] slippe inn
concede {v} :: innrømme
conceited {adj} (vain and egotistic) :: [Bokmål] innbilsk
conceited {adj} (having an excessively favorable opinion of oneself) :: [Bokmål] innbilsk, pretensiøs
conceivable {adj} (capable of being conceived or imagined; possible; credible; thinkable) :: [Bokmål] tenkelig; [Nynorsk] tenkeleg, tenkjeleg
conceive {v} (to develop an idea) :: [Bokmål] unnfange
conceive {v} (to become pregnant) :: [Bokmål] unnfange
concentrate {n} (A substance that is in a condensed form) :: [Bokmål] konsentrat {n}; [Nynorsk] konsentrat {n}
concentration camp {n} (camp where large numbers of persons are detained) :: [Bokmål] konsentrasjonsleir {m}; [Nynorsk] konsentrasjonsleir {m}
concentric {adj} (having a common center) :: [Bokmål] konsentrisk; [Nynorsk] konsentrisk
concept {n} (something understood and retained in the mind) :: begrep, omgrep
conception {n} (initiation of an embryonic animal life) :: [Bokmål] unnfangelse {m}; [Nynorsk] unnfanging {f}
concern {n} (that which affects one’s welfare or happiness) :: bekymring {c}
concern {n} (The expression of solicitude, anxiety, or compassion toward a thing or person) :: bekymring {c}, uro {c}
concern {n} (business, firm or enterprise; a company) :: konsern {n}, selskap {n}
concern {v} (to be of importance to) :: angå
concert {n} (a musical entertainment in which several voices or instruments take part) :: [Bokmål] konsert {m}; [Nynorsk] konsert {m}
concertgoer {n} (person who attends a concert) :: [Bokmål] konsertgjenger {m}
concise {adj} (brief and precise) :: konsis
conclusion {n} (end, final part) :: [Bokmål] avslutning {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] avslutning {f}
conclusion {n} (decision, judgment) :: [Bokmål] konklusjon {m}; [Nynorsk] konklusjon {m}
conclusive {adj} (pertaining to a conclusion) :: avgjort, avklart
conclusive {adj} (decisive) :: avgjort, avklart
concord {n} ((grammar) Agreement of words with one another) SEE: agreement ::
concordance {n} (agreement) SEE: agreement ::
concordance {n} (alphabetical index) :: konkordans {m}
concrete {n} (building material) :: [Bokmål] betong {m}; [Nynorsk] betong {m}
concrete mixer {n} (cement mixer) SEE: cement mixer ::
concreteness {n} (the state of being concrete) :: [Bokmål] konkrethet {m} {f}
concreteness {n} (the result of being concrete) :: [Bokmål] konkrethet {m} {f}
concrete saw {n} (saw for cutting concrete) :: [Bokmål] betongsag {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] betongsag {f}
concubine {n} (a woman who lives with a man, but who is not a wife) :: [Bokmål] konkubine {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] konkubine {f}
concubine {n} (mistress) SEE: mistress ::
concur {v} (To unite or agree) :: være enige om
concur {v} (To meet in the same point) :: Å få endene til å møtes
condensation {n} (the act or process) :: [Bokmål] kondensasjon {m}, kondensering {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] kondensasjon {m}, kondensering {f}
condensation {n} (state) :: [Bokmål] kondens {m}; [Nynorsk] kondens {m}
condensation {n} (physics: conversion of a gas to a liquid) :: [Bokmål] kondensasjon {m}; [Nynorsk] kondensasjon {m}
condenser {n} (capacitor) SEE: capacitor ::
condenser {n} (device designed to condense a gas into a liquid) :: [Bokmål] kondensator {m}; [Nynorsk] kondensator {m}
condescending {adj} (assuming a tone of superiority or a patronizing attitude) :: nedlatende
condition {n} (logical clause or phrase) :: vilkår {n}
condition {n} (requirement, term or requisite) :: vilkår {n}, forutsetning {m}
condition {n} (clause in a contract or agreement) :: vilkår {n}
condition {n} (health status of a patient) :: [Bokmål] tilstand {m}, kondisjon {m}; [Nynorsk] tilstand {m}, kondisjon {m}
condition {n} (state of an object) :: tilstand {m}
condition {v} (to undergo the process of acclimation) :: tilvenne
condition {v} (to shape the behaviour of someone to do something) :: betinge
conditional {n} (grammar: mode/mood) :: kondisjonalis
conditional {n} (limitation) SEE: limitation ::
conditional mood {n} (conditional) SEE: conditional ::
conditioning {n} (process of modifying a person's behaviour) :: [Bokmål] betinging {m} {f}
condolence {n} (sympathy when someone has died) :: kondolanser
condom {n} (flexible sleeve worn on the penis) :: kondom {m} {n}, gummi {m} {n} [slang]
condominium {n} (building in which each unit is owned by an individual, but the grounds is owned jointly) :: [Bokmål] boligsameie {n}; [Nynorsk] bustadsameige {n}
condominium {n} (unit or apartment in such a complex) :: [Bokmål] selveierleilighet {m} {f}, sjøleierleilighet {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] sjølveigarhusvære {n}, sjølveigarleilegheit {f}
conduction {n} (conveying of heat or electricity through material) :: ledning {c}, konduksjon {m}
conductor {n} (person who conducts an orchestra, choir or other music ensemble) :: [Bokmål] dirigent {m}; [Nynorsk] dirigent {m}
conductor {n} (person who takes tickets on public transportation) :: konduktør {m}
conductor {n} (something which can transmit electricity, heat, light or sound) :: [Bokmål] leder {m}; [Nynorsk] leiar {m}
cone {n} (surface of revolution) :: [Bokmål] kjegle {m} {f}
cone {n} (fruit of conifers) :: kongle, kjegle
confabulate {v} (to fabricate memories in order to fill gaps in one's memory) :: konfabulere
confectioner {n} (a manufacturer of or dealer in confections) :: [Bokmål] konditor {m}; [Nynorsk] konditor {m}
confectioners' sugar {n} (powdered sugar) SEE: powdered sugar ::
confectioners sugar {n} (powdered sugar) SEE: powdered sugar ::
confectionery {n} (sweet foodstuffs, collectively) :: [Bokmål] konfekt {m}; [Nynorsk] konfekt {m}
Confederate States of America {prop} (nation existing from 1861-1865) :: [Bokmål] Amerikas konfødererte stater {m-p}
confederation {n} (union or alliance of states) :: konføderasjon {m}
conference {n} (a meeting of people) :: [Bokmål] konferanse {m}
confess {v} (to admit to the truth) :: tilstå
confession {n} (open admittance) :: [Bokmål] tilståelse {m}
confetti {n} (small pieces of colored paper generally thrown about at festive occasions) :: [Bokmål] konfetti {m}; [Nynorsk] konfetti {m}
confidence {n} (expression or feeling of certainty) :: [Bokmål] tillit {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] tillit {m} {f}
confidence {n} (quality of trusting) :: [Bokmål] tillit {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] tillit {m} {f}
confidence interval {n} (a particular kind of interval estimate of a population parameter) :: konfidensintervall {n}
confidential {adj} (meant to be kept secret within a certain circle) :: [Bokmål] konfidensiell, fortrolig; [Nynorsk] konfidensiell
confidentiality {n} (something told in confidence) SEE: secret ::
confidentiality {n} (property) :: [Bokmål] konfidensialitet {m}; [Nynorsk] konfidensialitet {m}
configure {v} (to set up or arrange something) :: konfigurere
confine {v} (arrest) SEE: arrest ::
confine {v} (imprison) SEE: imprison ::
confirm {v} (to strengthen) :: [Bokmål] bekrefte, stadfeste; [Nynorsk] bekrefte, stadfeste
confirm {v} (to confer the confirmation) :: bekrefte; [Bokmål] konfirmere; [Nynorsk] konfirmere
confirm {v} (to assure) :: [Bokmål] bekfrefte, forsikre om, forsikre om; [Nynorsk] bekrefte
conflict {n} (clash or disagreement) :: [Bokmål] konflikt {m}; [Nynorsk] konflikt {m}
confluence {n} (convergence or combination) :: konfluens {m}
conformance {n} (act of conforming) :: overenstemmelse {m} {f}, samstemmighet {m} {f}
conformity {n} (state of things being similar, or identical) :: konformitet {m}, overenstemmelse; [Bokmål] likhet {c}, ensartethet {c}
confound {v} (to confuse) :: forvirre
confounded {adj} (confused) :: konfus; [Bokmål] forvirret
confrontation {n} (The act of confronting or challenging another, especially face-to-face) :: [Bokmål] konfrontasjon {m}; [Nynorsk] konfrontasjon {m}
confuse {v} (to mix thoroughly) :: blande
confuse {v} (to mix up; to puzzle; to bewilder) :: forvirre
confuse {v} (to embarrass) :: [Bokmål] bringe noen i forlegenhet {m} {f}
confuse {v} (to mistake one thing for another) :: forveksle; [Bokmål] blande sammen; [Nynorsk] blande saman
confused {adj} (chaotic, jumbled or muddled) :: [Bokmål] forvirret, forfjamset
confusing {adj} (difficult to understand) :: [Bokmål] forvirrende
congeal {v} (to change from a liquid to solid state) :: stivne
congeal {v} (to coagulate, make curdled or semi-solid as gel or jelly) :: koagulere
congenital {adj} (present since birth) :: [Bokmål] medfødt; [Nynorsk] medfødd
Congolese {n} (person from either of the Congos) :: kongolesisk; [Bokmål] kongoleser {m}; [Nynorsk] kongolesar {m}
Congolese {n} (person from Republic of Congo) :: [Bokmål] brazzavillekongoleser {m}; [Nynorsk] brazzavillekongoleser {m}
Congolese {n} (person from Democratic Republic of Congo) :: [Bokmål] kongoleser {m}; [Nynorsk] kongolesar {m}
Congolese {adj} (people or language of Republic of Congo) :: [Bokmål] brazzavillekongolesisk; [Nynorsk] brazzavillekongolesisk
Congolese {adj} (people or language of Democratic Republic of Congo) :: [Bokmål] kongolesisk; [Nynorsk] kongolesisk
congratulate {v} (to express one’s sympathetic pleasure or joy to the person(s) it is felt for) :: [Bokmål] gratulere
congratulations {interj} (expressing approbation) :: [Bokmål] gratulerer; [Nynorsk] gratulerer
congregation {n} :: menighet
congress {n} (sexual intercourse) SEE: sexual intercourse ::
congress {n} :: kongress {m}
conical {adj} (of or relating to a cone) :: [Bokmål] konisk; [Nynorsk] konisk
conical {adj} (cone-shaped) :: [Bokmål] konisk; [Nynorsk] konisk
conical flask {n} (Erlenmeyer flask) SEE: Erlenmeyer flask ::
conifer {n} (plant) :: bartre {n}
conjecture {n} (unproven statement; guess) :: [Bokmål] gjetning {c}, gjetting {c}, gjettverk {n}, antakelse {m}, formodning {c}; [Nynorsk] gjetting {f}, gissing {f}
conjecture {n} (statement likely to be true based on available evidence, but which has not been formally proven) :: [Bokmål] konjektur {m}; [Nynorsk] konjektur {m}
conjoin {v} (to join together) :: forene
conjoin {v} (to join marry) :: forene
conjointly {adv} (in a conjoint manner) :: i fellesskap
conjugation {n} (in some languages, one of several classifications of verbs) :: [Bokmål] bøyning {m} {f}, bøying {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] bøying {f}
conjugation {n} (act of conjugating a verb) :: [Bokmål] bøyning {m} {f}, bøying {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] bøying {f}
conjunction {n} (act of joining or being joined) :: [Bokmål] sammensetning {m}
conjunction {n} (grammar: word used to join words or phrases) :: konjunksjon {m}, bindeord {n}
conjunction {n} (logic: proposition resulting from the combination of two or more propositions using the and operator) :: [Bokmål] konjunksjon {m}
conjunctiva {n} (membrane) :: [Bokmål] konjunktiva {m}; [Nynorsk] konjunktiva {m}
conjunctive mode {n} (subjunctive mood) SEE: subjunctive mood ::
conjunctive mood {n} (subjunctive mood) SEE: subjunctive mood ::
conjunctivitis {n} (inflammation) :: [Bokmål] konjunktivitt {m}; [Nynorsk] konjunktivitt {m}
conjurer {n} (one who conjures) :: [Bokmål] tryllekunstner {m}; [Nynorsk] tryllekunstnar {m}
conlanger {n} (one who creates constructed languages) :: [Bokmål] språkforfatter {m}
connecting rod {n} (rod that transmits power or motion) :: [Bokmål] råde {m}; [Nynorsk] råde {m}
connection {n} (point at which two or more things are joined) :: [Bokmål] sammenheng {m}; [Nynorsk] samanheng {m}
connection {n} (established communications or transportation link) :: [Bokmål] tilkobling {m} {f}
connective tissue {n} (type of tissue) :: støttevev
connector {n} (mating pair of devices) :: [Bokmål] kobling {m} {f}
connexion {n} (connection) SEE: connection ::
conniption {n} (fit of anger or panic) :: fnatt {n}, raserianfall {n}
conniption {n} (fit of laughing) :: latterkrampe {f}, lattis/lættis {m} (slang)
connotation {n} (suggested or implied meaning) :: konnotasjon {m}
consanguinity {n} (a blood relationship) :: konsangvinitet {m}
conscience {n} (moral sense) :: [Bokmål] samvittighet
conscious {adj} :: bevisst
conscription {n} (involuntary labor, especially military service) :: [Bokmål] verneplikt {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] verneplikt {f}
consecrate {v} (to declare, or otherwise make something holy) :: konsekrere
consecution {n} (sequence) SEE: sequence ::
consecution {n} (sequel) SEE: sequel ::
consecution {n} (succession) SEE: succession ::
consequence {n} (a result of actions) :: [Bokmål] følge {m}
consequently {adv} (subsequently) SEE: subsequently ::
consequently {adv} (as a result or consequence) :: [Bokmål] følgelig
conservatory {n} (a greenhouse or hothouse for the display of plants) :: [Bokmål] vinterhage {m}
consider {v} (think about seriously) :: vurdere
consider {v} (think of doing) :: vurdere
consider {v} (assign some quality to) :: vurdere, regne
consider {v} (look at attentively) :: betrakte
considerable {adj} (worth considering) :: [Bokmål] betydelig; [Nynorsk] betydeleg
considerable {adj} (large in amount) :: [Bokmål] betydelig, betraktelig; [Nynorsk] betydeleg, betrakteleg
considerably {adv} (significantly) :: [Bokmål] betydelig, betraktelig, atskillig
consideration {n} (process of considering) :: [Bokmål] betraktning {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] betraktning {f}
consistency {n} (reliability or uniformity; the quality of being consistent) :: konsistens
consistency {n} (degree of viscosity of something) :: [Bokmål] konsistens {m}; [Nynorsk] konsistens {m}
consistency {n} (logic: state of a system of axioms) :: konsistens
console {n} (video games: device dedicated to playing video games) :: konsoll {m}
consonant {n} (sound) :: [Bokmål] konsonant {m}
consortium {n} (association or combination of businesses) :: konsortium {n}
conspicuous {adj} (obvious or easy to notice) :: [Bokmål] påfallende, åpenbar
conspicuous {adj} (noticeable or attracting attention, especially if unattractive) :: [Bokmål] iøynefallende
conspiracy {n} (act of working in secret to obtain some goal) :: konspirasjon
conspiracy theory {n} (hypothetical speculation) :: [Bokmål] konspirasjonsteori {m}; [Nynorsk] konspirasjonsteori {m}
conspiratorial {adj} (pertaining to conspiracy or conspirators) :: [Bokmål] konspiratorisk; [Nynorsk] konspiratorisk
Constantine {prop} (male given name) :: Konstantin
Constantinople {prop} (Constantinople) :: Konstantinopel
constellation {n} (formation of stars perceived as figure) :: [Bokmål] konstellasjon {m}; [Nynorsk] konstellasjon {m}
consternation {n} (amazement or horror; terror, combined with amazement; dismay) :: [Bokmål] bestyrtelse {m}
constipation {n} (state of bowels) :: [Bokmål] forstoppelse {m}, obstipasjon {m}; [Nynorsk] forstopping {f}, obstipasjon {m}
constituency {n} (district represented by one or more elected officials) :: [Bokmål] valgkrets {m}
constituent {adj} (being a part, or component of a whole) :: [Bokmål] konstituerende; [Nynorsk] konstituerande
constituent {n} (part, or component of a whole) :: [Bokmål] bestanddel {m}
constitution {n} (formal or informal system of primary principles and laws regulating a government or other institutions) :: grunnlov {m}, konstitusjon
constitution {n} (legal document describing such a formal system) :: grunnlov {m}
constitution {n} (general health of a person) :: helse {m}
constitution {n} :: grunnlov {m}
constitutional monarchy {n} (monarchy limited by laws and a constitution) :: [Bokmål] konstitusjonelt monarki {n}; [Nynorsk] konstitusjonelt monarki {n}
constrain {v} (to force; to compel; to oblige) :: begrense
constraint {n} (something that constrains) :: [Bokmål] begrensning {m} {f}
constraint {n} (mathematics: condition to a solution) :: [Bokmål] beskrankning {m} {f}
construction {n} (process of constructing) :: [Bokmål] konstruksjon {m}; [Nynorsk] konstruksjon {m}
construction helmet {n} (hard hat) SEE: hard hat ::
construction site {n} (place where something is being constructed) :: [Bokmål] byggeplass {m}; [Nynorsk] byggeplass {m}, byggjeplass {m}
constructive {adj} (relating to or causing construction) :: [Bokmål] konstruktiv; [Nynorsk] konstruktiv
constructive {adj} (carefully considered and meant to be helpful) :: [Bokmål] konstruktiv; [Nynorsk] konstruktiv
construe {v} (to translate) SEE: translate ::
consul {n} (official who protects the interests of citizens) :: [Bokmål] konsul {m}
consulate {n} (the residency of a consul) :: konsulat {n}
consult {v} (transitive, to ask advice of; to seek the opinion of) :: [Bokmål] konsultere; [Nynorsk] konsultera, konsultere
consultant {n} (person or party that is consulted) :: [Bokmål] rådgiver {m}
consume {v} (to use) :: forbruke, bruke opp
consume {v} (to eat) :: fortære
consumer price index {n} (statistical estimate of the level of prices) :: [Bokmål] konsumprisindeks {m}; [Nynorsk] konsumprisindeks {m}
consumption {n} (the act of consuming something) :: [Bokmål] forbruk {n}, konsum {n}; [Nynorsk] forbruk {n}, konsum {n}
contact {n} (an act of touching physically) :: [Bokmål] berøring {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] berøring {f}
contact {v} (establish communication with) :: kontakte
contact lens {n} (thin lens placed directly on the eye) :: [Bokmål] kontaktlinse {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] kontaktlinse {f}
contacts {n} (Plural form of contact) SEE: contact ::
contagious {adj} :: smittefarlig
contain {v} (to contain) SEE: hold ::
container {n} (a very large, typically metal, box used for transporting goods) :: [Bokmål] container {m}, konteiner {m}; [Nynorsk] container {m}, konteinar {m}
container ship {n} (cargo vessel) :: [Bokmål] containerskip {n}, konteinerskip {n}; [Nynorsk] containerskip {n}, konteinarskip {n}
contemplate {v} (think about something in a concentrated manner) :: vurdere
contemporaneous {adj} (existing or created in the same period of time) :: [Bokmål] samtidig
contemporary {adj} (from the same time period) :: [Bokmål] samtidig; [Nynorsk] samtidig
contemporary {adj} (modern) :: [Bokmål] samtids-
content {n} (that which is contained) :: [Bokmål] innhold {n}; [Nynorsk] innhald {n}
content {n} (subject matter) :: [Bokmål] innhold {n}; [Nynorsk] innhald {n}
content {adj} (satisfied) :: fornøyd, tilfreds
contented {adj} (satisfied) SEE: satisfied ::
contention {n} (contest, strife, struggle) :: krangel {m}, strid {m}
contentious {adj} (marked by controversy) :: omstridt / kontroversiell
content management system {n} :: [Bokmål] dokumenthåndteringssystem {n}
contents {n} (that which is contained) :: [Bokmål] innhold {n}; [Nynorsk] innhald {n}
contents {n} (table of contents) SEE: table of contents ::
contest {n} (controversy) :: debatt {m}, diskusjon {m}
contest {n} (competition, see also: competition) :: konkurranse {m}
contest {n} (combat) SEE: combat ::
contested {adj} (controversial) SEE: controversial ::
context {n} (text in which a word appears) :: [Bokmål] sammenheng {m}, kontekst {m}; [Nynorsk] samanheng {m}, kontekst {m}
context {n} (circumstances or settings) :: [Bokmål] sammenheng {m}, kontekst {m}; [Nynorsk] samanheng {m}, kontekst {m}
contiguous {adj} (connected, touching, abutting) :: [Bokmål] tilstøtende
contiguous {adj} (adjacent, neighboring) :: [Bokmål] nærliggende; [Nynorsk] nærliggande, nærliggjande
contiguous {adj} (connecting without a break) :: [Bokmål] sammenhengende; [Nynorsk] samanhengande
continent {n} (each of main land-masses on earth's surface) :: kontinent {n}
continent {adj} (exercising continence) :: kontinent
continental drift {n} (continental drift) :: kontinentaldrift
continental quilt {n} (duvet) SEE: duvet ::
continental shelf {n} (the area of sea around a land mass) :: kontinentalsokkel {m}
continual {adj} :: kontinuerlig
continuation {n} (act or state of continuing) :: [Bokmål] videreføring {m} {f}
continue {v} (transitive: proceed) :: [Bokmål] fortsette
continuity {n} (lack of interruption) :: [Bokmål] kontinuitet {m}; [Nynorsk] kontinuitet {m}
continuous {adj} (without break, cessation, or interruption in time) :: [Bokmål] vedvarende, kontinuerlig; [Nynorsk] kontinuerleg
continuously {adv} (without pause) :: [Bokmål] kontinuerlig; [Nynorsk] kontinuerleg
contour {n} (line on a map or chart) :: [Bokmål] høydekurve {m}
contrabass {n} (double bass) SEE: double bass ::
contraception {n} (use of a device or procedure) :: [Bokmål] prevensjon {m}; [Nynorsk] prevensjon {m}
contract {n} (agreement that is legally binding) :: kontrakt {m}
contract {v} (intransitive: draw together; shorten; lessen) :: sammentrekke, forminske
contraction {n} (reversible reduction in size) :: kontraksjon, forminskning
contraction {n} (shortening of a muscle when it is used) :: kontraksjon, sammentrekning
contraction {n} (painful shortening of the uterine muscles) :: sammentrekning
contraction {n} (word with omitted letters replaced by an apostrophe) :: sammentrekning
contract killer {n} (person who kills for money) SEE: hitman ::
contractual {adj} (of or pertaining to a contract) :: [Bokmål] kontraktsmessig; [Nynorsk] kontraktsmessig
contradict {v} (deny the truth of (a statement or statements)) :: [Bokmål] motsi; [Nynorsk] motseie, motseia
contradict {v} (deny the truth of statements made by (a person)) :: [Bokmål] motsi; [Nynorsk] motseie, motseia
contradiction {n} (act of contradicting) :: [Bokmål] motsigelse
contradictory {adj} (that contradicts something) :: motsigende
contradistinction {n} (distinction by contrast) :: kontradistinksjon {m}
contrariwise {adv} (on the other hand) SEE: on the other hand ::
contrariwise {adv} (on the contrary) SEE: on the contrary ::
contrary to {prep} (despite) SEE: despite ::
contrast {n} (difference that makes colours more or less distinguishable) :: [Bokmål] kontrast {m}; [Nynorsk] kontrast {m}
contrast {n} (degree of this difference) :: [Bokmål] kontrast {m}; [Nynorsk] kontrast {m}
contrast {n} (difference between two objects, people or concepts) :: [Bokmål] kontrast {m}; [Nynorsk] kontrast {m}
contrast {n} (control on a television, etc) :: [Bokmål] kontrast {m}; [Nynorsk] kontrast {m}
contretemps {n} (an unforeseen or embarrassing event) :: [Bokmål] strek i regningen {m}, uhell {n}; [Nynorsk] strek i regninga {m} or {n}, uhell {n}
contribute {v} (to give something, that is or becomes part of a larger whole) :: bidra
contribution {n} (something given or offered that adds to a larger whole) :: [Bokmål] bidrag {n}; [Nynorsk] bidrag {n}
contribution {n} (an amount of money given toward something) :: [Bokmål] bidrag {n}; [Nynorsk] bidrag {n}
contributor {n} (a benefactor; someone who gives to charity or some cause) :: [Bokmål] bidragsyter {m}; [Nynorsk] bidragsytar {m}
contributor {n} (a person who backs, supports or champions a cause, activity or institution) :: [Bokmål] bidragsyter {m}; [Nynorsk] bidragsytar {m}
contributor {n} (a person or thing instrumental in the creation or growth of something) :: [Bokmål] bidragsyter {m}; [Nynorsk] bidragsytar {m}
contributor {n} (a person who contributes articles to a newspaper, magazine etc) :: [Bokmål] bidragsyter {m}; [Nynorsk] bidragsytar {m}
contributory {adj} (contributing to a result) :: [Bokmål] medvirkende
control {v} (to exercise influence over; to suggest or dictate the behavior of) :: kontrollere, styre
control engineering {n} :: [Bokmål] reguleringsteknikk {m}
control freak {n} (person who is excessively controlling) :: [Bokmål] kontrollfreak {m}, kontrollfrik {m}
control tower {n} (airport control tower) :: [Bokmål] kontrolltårn {n}; [Nynorsk] kontrolltårn {n}
controversial {adj} (arousing controversy) :: [Bokmål] kontroversiell, omstridt, omstridd; [Nynorsk] kontroversiell, omstridd
convection {n} (transmission of heat by the circulation of currents) :: konveksjon {m}, omrøring {m}
convection {n} (vertical movement of heat and moisture) :: konveksjon {m}, omrøring {m}
convene {v} (to cause to assemble, to call together) :: [Bokmål] sammenkalle
convenience {v} :: bekvemmelighet
convenient {adj} (of or pertaining to convenience; simple; easy; expedient) :: praktisk
convent {n} (religious community of especially nuns) :: [Bokmål] kloster {n}, nonnekloster {n}; [Nynorsk] kloster {n}, nonnekloster {n}
convent {n} (building) :: [Bokmål] kloster {n}, nonnekloster {n}; [Nynorsk] kloster {n}, nonnekloster {n}
conventicle {n} (secret, unauthorized, or illegal religious meeting) :: [Bokmål] konventikkel
convention {n} (agreement, contract or pact) :: [Bokmål] konvensjon {m}; [Nynorsk] konvensjon {m}
convention {n} (generally accepted principle, method or behaviour) :: [Bokmål] konvensjon {m}; [Nynorsk] konvensjon {m}
convention {n} (treaty) :: [Bokmål] konvensjon {m}; [Nynorsk] konvensjon {m}
conversation {n} (expression and exchange of individual ideas through talking with other people) :: [Bokmål] samtale {m}, konversasjon {m}; [Nynorsk] samtale {m} {f}, konversasjon {m}
convert {n} (person who has converted religion) :: [Bokmål] konvertitt {m}; [Nynorsk] konvertitt {m}
converter {n} (a person or thing that converts) :: [Bokmål] omformer {m}
convertible {n} (car whose roof can be removed or folded) :: [Bokmål] kabriolet {m}; [Nynorsk] kabriolet {m}
convex {adj} (curved or bowed outward like the outside of a bowl or sphere or circle) :: [Bokmål] konveks; [Nynorsk] konveks
convey {v} (to communicate) :: formidle
convey {v} (to transfer legal rights) :: overføre
conveyor belt {n} (continuous band moved to transport objects) :: [Bokmål] transportbånd {n}, transportband {n}; [Nynorsk] transportband {n}
conviction {n} (firmly held belief) :: [Bokmål] overbevisning {m} {f}
conviction {n} (judgement of guilt) :: [Bokmål] dom {m}, fellende dom, domsavsigelse {m}
conviction {n} (state of being convinced) :: [Bokmål] overbevisning {m} {f}
convince {v} (to make someone believe, or feel sure about something) :: [Bokmål] overbevise
cook {n} (a person who prepares food for a living) :: [Bokmål] kokk {m}, [female] kokke {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] kokk {m}, [female] kokke {f}
cook {v} (to prepare (food) for eating) :: [Bokmål] lage mat
cook {v} (to prepare food) :: [Bokmål] lage mat
cookbook {n} (book of cooking recipes) :: [Bokmål] kokebok {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] kokebok {f}
cooker {n} (appliance or utensil for cooking) :: [Bokmål] komfyr {m}; [Nynorsk] komfyr {m}
cookie {n} (bun) SEE: bun ::
cookie {n} (small, flat baked good, see also: biscuit) :: [Bokmål] småkake {m} {f}
cooking oil {n} (purified fat) :: [Bokmål] matolje {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] matolje {m} {f}
cooking pot {n} (any cooking vessel) :: [Bokmål] gryte {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] gryte {f}
Cook Islands {prop} (self-governing country in Oceania) :: [Bokmål] Cookøyene; [Nynorsk] Cookøyane
cool {adj} (having a slightly low temperature) :: [Bokmål] kjølig, sval; [Nynorsk] kjølig, sval
cool {adj} (not showing emotion, calm) :: kald, rolig, behersket
cool {adj} (unenthusiastic, lukewarm, skeptical) :: kald, behersket, reservert
cool {adj} (colloquial: of a person, knowing what to do and how to behave in any situation) :: rolig, behersket
cool {adj} (colloquial: being considered as "popular" by others) :: cool, populær
cool {adj} (colloquial: in fashion) :: stilig, cool, kul
cool {adj} (colloquial: all right, acceptable) :: grei, ok
cool {adj} (colloquial: not upset) :: rolig, behersket
cool {v} (to become less intense, e.g. less amicable) :: hardne
cool {v} (cool down) SEE: cool down ::
coolant {n} (a fluid) :: [Bokmål] kjølevæske {m} {f}, kjølevann {n}; [Nynorsk] kjølevæske {f}
cool down {v} (to become cooler (temperature)) :: kjøle
cooling {n} (decrease in temperature) :: [Bokmål] kjøling {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] kjøling {f}
cooling glasses {n} (sunglasses) SEE: sunglasses ::
cooling tower {n} (tower-shaped building in which warm water is cooled by evaporation) :: kjøletårn {n}
cooper {n} (craftsman) :: bøkker {m}
cooperate {v} (to work together) :: samarbeide
cooperative {adj} (ready to work with another) :: [Bokmål] samarbeidsvillig {m}
coordinate {n} ((mathematics, cartography) A number representing the position of a point along a line, arc, or similar one-dimensional figure․) :: [Bokmål] koordinat {m}; [Nynorsk] koordinat {m}
coordinate system {n} (method of representing points in a space) :: [Bokmål] koordinatsystem {n}; [Nynorsk] koordinatsystem {n}
coordinate term {n} ((semantics) a term which shares a hypernym with another) :: koordinatterm {m}
coordination {n} (the act of coordinating, making different people or things work together for a goal or effect) :: [Bokmål] koordinasjon {m}, samordning {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] koordinasjon {m}, samordning {f}
cootchie-cootchie-coo {interj} (said when tickling) :: dikke-dikke
cootie {n} (louse) SEE: louse ::
co-owner {n} (someone who owns something together with one or more other people) :: [Bokmål] medeier {m}; [Nynorsk] medeigar {m}
cooze {n} (vagina) SEE: vagina ::
cooze {n} :: kuse
cop {n} (police officer) :: purk {m}
Copenhagen {prop} (capital of Denmark) :: [Bokmål] København; [Nynorsk] København
Copenhagen {prop} (former county in Denmark) :: Københavns amt
copper {n} (chemical element) :: [Bokmål] kobber {n}, kopper {n}; [Nynorsk] kopar {m}
coppern {adj} (made of copper) SEE: copper ::
copper sulphate {n} (the common name for cupric sulphate, CuSO4) :: [Bokmål] kobbersulfat {n}; [Nynorsk] koparsulfat {n}
copra {n} (dried kernel of coconut) :: kopra {m}
copse {n} (thicket of small trees or shrubs) :: skogholt {n}
Coptic {adj} (of or pertaining to the Copts, Coptic Orthodox Church or to the Coptic language) :: [Bokmål] koptisk; [Nynorsk] koptisk
copula {n} (grammar: linking kind of word) :: [Bokmål] kopula
copulate {v} (to have sexual intercourse with) SEE: bed ::
copulate {v} (copulate) SEE: cover ::
copulate {v} (to have sexual intercourse with someone, something) SEE: mount ::
copulate {v} (to engage in sexual intercourse) SEE: make love ::
copulate {v} (take part in a sexual act) SEE: have sex ::
copulation {n} (copulation) SEE: sexual intercourse ::
copy {n} :: kopi {m}
copy {v} (produce something identical) :: kopiere
copy {v} (imitate) :: kopiere
copy {v} (radio term) :: motta
copybook {n} (student's exercise book) SEE: exercise book ::
copy edit {v} (prepare material for publishing) :: gjøre korrektur, redigere
copy editing {n} (correction of printed material and preparation) :: [Bokmål] språkvask {m} (language cleaning), språkvasking {m} {f}
copyright {n} (right to publish) :: [Bokmål] opphavsrett {m}; [Nynorsk] opphavsrett {m}
coquet {v} (act as a flirt or coquet) :: kokettere
coquettish {adj} (as a young, flirting girl; flirtatious) :: kokett
coral {n} (substance) :: [Bokmål] korall {m}
coral island {n} (coral island) :: [Bokmål] koralløy {f} {m}; [Nynorsk] koralløy {f}
coral reef {n} (mound or hummock of coral) :: [Bokmål] korallrev {n}; [Nynorsk] korallrev {n}
cor anglais {n} (woodwind instrument) :: [Bokmål] engelsk horn {n}, alt-obo {m}; [Nynorsk] engelsk horn {n}
cord {n} (length of twisted strands) :: tau {n}
cord {n} (wires surrounded by a coating, used to supply electricity) :: [Bokmål] ledning {m} {f}
core {n} (central part of fruit, containing the kernels or seeds) :: [Bokmål] kjerne {m}; [Nynorsk] kjerne {m}
core {n} (heart of a thing) :: [Bokmål] kjerne {m}; [Nynorsk] kjerne {m}
core {n} (center or inner part) :: [Bokmål] kjerne {m}; [Nynorsk] kjerne {m}
core {n} (most important part of a thing) :: [Bokmål] kjerne {m}; [Nynorsk] kjerne {m}
core {n} (cylindrical sample) :: [Bokmål] kjerne {m}; [Nynorsk] kjerne {m}
Corfu {prop} (island) :: [Bokmål] Korfu; [Nynorsk] Kérkyra
coriander {n} (Coriandrum sativum plant) :: koriander
Corinth {prop} (city in Greece) :: Korint
Corinthians {prop} (book in the Bible) :: Korinterne
cork {n} (bark of the cork oak) :: [Bokmål] kork {m}; [Nynorsk] kork {m}
cork {n} (bottle stopper) :: [Bokmål] kork {m}; [Nynorsk] kork {m}
cork {n} (angling float) :: dupp {m}
corkscrew {n} (implement for opening bottles sealed by a cork) :: [Bokmål] korketrekker {m}; [Nynorsk] korketrekkjar {m}
cormorant {n} (seabird) :: storskarv
corn {n} (maize) SEE: maize ::
corn {n} (the fruits of a cereal crop) :: korn {n}
corncob {n} (core of an ear of corn) :: maiskolbe {m}
cornea {n} (layer forming the front of the eye) :: [Bokmål] hornhinne {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] hornhinne {f}
Cornelius {prop} (male given name) :: Kornelius
corner {n} (point where two converging lines meet) SEE: angle ::
corner {n} (space in the angle between converging lines or walls) :: [Bokmål] hjørne
corner {n} (football: corner kick) SEE: corner kick ::
corner flag {n} (flag marking the corner of a playing field) :: [Bokmål] hjørneflagg {n}; [Nynorsk] hjørneflagg {n}
corner kick {n} (in soccer) :: corner, hjørnespark
cornerstone {n} (ceremonial stone) :: [Bokmål] hjørnestein {m}; [Nynorsk] hjørnestein {m}
cornerstone {n} (that which is prominent, fundamental, noteworthy, or central) :: [Bokmål] hjørnestein {m}; [Nynorsk] hjørnestein {m}
cornett {n} (wind instrument) :: [Bokmål] zink {m} {n}, zinke {m} {n}, sink {m} {n}, sinke {m} {n}; [Nynorsk] zink {m} {n}, zinke {m} {n}, sink {m} {n}
cornetto {n} (cornett) SEE: cornett ::
cornice {n} (horizontal architectural element) :: [Bokmål] gesims {m}; [Nynorsk] gesims {m}
Cornish {prop} (A Celtic language) :: kornisk
corn on the cob {n} (cooked ears of corn) :: [Bokmål] maiskolbe {m}; [Nynorsk] maiskolbe {m}
corn poppy {n} (Papaver rhoeas) :: kornvalmue
cornrow {n} (braided hair close to the scalp) :: afrofletter, rastafletter
corny {adj} (excessively sentimental) :: kårny
Corona Borealis {prop} (a constellation) :: [Bokmål] Den nordlige krone; [Nynorsk] Nordlege krone
coronation {n} (the act or solemnity of crowning) :: [Bokmål] kroning {f}; [Nynorsk] kroning {f}
corporal {n} (military rank) :: [Bokmål] korporal {m}; [Nynorsk] korporal {m}
corps {n} (battlefield formation) :: [Bokmål] korps {n}; [Nynorsk] korps {n}
corps {n} (group of people) :: [Bokmål] korps {n}; [Nynorsk] korps {n}
corpse {n} (dead body) :: lik {n}; [Bokmål] lik {n}, kadaver {n}
corpus {n} (body) SEE: body ::
corpus {n} (linguistics: collection of writings) :: korpus {m}
correction {n} (act of correcting) :: [Bokmål] korreksjon {m}; [Nynorsk] korreksjon {m}
correctness {n} (freedom from error) :: [Bokmål] riktighet {m} {f}
correlation {n} (a reciprocal, parallel, or complementary relationship) :: [Bokmål] korrelasjon {m}; [Nynorsk] korrelasjon {m}
correspond {v} (to correspond) SEE: respond ::
correspondingly {adv} (in a corresponding manner) :: [Bokmål] tilsvarende
corrida {n} (bullfight) SEE: bullfight ::
corridor {n} (narrow hall or passage) :: korridor {m}
corrigendum {n} (error that is to be corrected in a printed work) :: erratum {n}
corrosion {n} (The act of corroding) :: [Bokmål] korrosjon {m}; [Nynorsk] korrosjon {m}
corrosion {n} (Erosion by chemical action) :: [Bokmål] korrosjon {m}; [Nynorsk] korrosjon {m}
corrosive {adj} (destroying texture or substance of a body) :: [Bokmål] etsende
corrugated iron {n} (building material) :: bølgeblikk; [Nynorsk] bølgjeblekk
corruption {n} :: korrupsjon
corset {n} (woman's garment) :: [Bokmål] korsett {n}; [Nynorsk] korsett {n}
Corsica {prop} (island in the Mediterranean) :: [Bokmål] Korsika; [Nynorsk] Korsika
Corsican {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Corsica) :: [Bokmål] korsikansk; [Nynorsk] korsikansk
Corsican {n} (person from Corsica or of Corsican descent) :: [Bokmål] korsikaner {m}; [Nynorsk] korsikanar {m}
cortege {n} (a ceremonial procession) :: [Bokmål] kortesje {m}; [Nynorsk] kortesje {m}
cortex {n} (outer layer of an internal organ or body structure) :: [Bokmål] bark {m}; [Nynorsk] bork {m}
corvette {n} (modern warship) :: korvett
cos {conj} (because) SEE: because ::
cosine {n} (trigonometric function) :: [Bokmål] cosinus {m}; [Nynorsk] cosinus {m}
cosmetic {adj} (external or superficial) :: [Bokmål] kosmetisk; [Nynorsk] kosmetisk
cosmetics {n} (preparations to change or enhance the beauty) :: [Bokmål] kosmetikk {m}; [Nynorsk] kosmetikk {m}
cosmic {adj} (of or from or pertaining to the cosmos or universe) :: [Bokmål] kosmisk; [Nynorsk] kosmisk
cosmic ray {n} (energetic particle) :: [Bokmål] kosmisk stråling
cosmological {adj} (of or pertaining to cosmology, or to the overall structure of the universe) :: [Bokmål] kosmologisk; [Nynorsk] kosmologisk
cosmos {n} (the universe) :: kosmos {n}
cost {n} (amount of money, time, etc.) :: [Bokmål] kostnad {m}; [Nynorsk] kostnad {m}
cost {n} (negative consequence or loss) :: [Bokmål] kostnad {m}; [Nynorsk] kostnad {m}
cost {v} (to incur a charge, a price) :: [Bokmål] koste; [Nynorsk] koste
costa {n} (rib) SEE: rib ::
Costa Rica {prop} (country) :: Costa Rica
Costa Rican {n} (person from Costa Rica) :: [Bokmål] costaricaner {m}, kostarikaner {m}; [Nynorsk] costarican {m}, costaricanar {m}, kostarikan {m}, kostarikanar {m}
Costa Rican {adj} (pertaining to Costa Rica) :: [Bokmål] costaricansk, kostarikansk; [Nynorsk] costaricansk, kostarikansk
cost-effective {adj} (return of benefit justifying an investment) :: [Bokmål] kostnadseffektiv; [Nynorsk] kostnadseffektiv
cost price {n} (cost price) :: [Bokmål] kostpris {m}; [Nynorsk] kostpris {m}
cost saving {n} (reduction in costs) :: [Bokmål] kostnadsbesparelse {m}
costume {n} (dress of a particular country, period or people) :: [Bokmål] drakt {m} {f}, klesdrakt {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] drakt {f}, klesdrakt {f}
costume {n} (set of clothes appropriate for a particular occasion) :: [Bokmål] kostyme {n}; [Nynorsk] kostyme {n}
cosy {adj} (affording comfort and warmth) :: [Bokmål] koselig; [Nynorsk] koseleg
cot {n} (bed for children) :: barneseng, sprinkelseng
cot {n} (folding bed) SEE: camp bed ::
cotangent {n} (trigonometric function) :: cotangens {m}
cottage cheese {n} (cheese curd product) :: hytteost {m}
cotton {n} (plant) :: [Bokmål] bomullsplante {m} {f}, bomull {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] bomullsplante {m} {f}
cotton {n} (fiber) :: [Bokmål] bomull {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] bomull {f}
cotton {n} (fabric) :: [Bokmål] bomull {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] bomull {f}
cotton candy {n} (cotton candy) SEE: candy floss ::
cotton swab {n} (a small wad of cotton wrapped around the end of a small rod) :: bomullspinne {m}
couch {n} (furniture for seating of more than one person) :: [Bokmål] sofa {m}; [Nynorsk] sofa {m}
couch potato {n} (person) :: sofagris {m}
cough {v} (push air from the lungs) :: [Bokmål] hoste
could I see the menu, please {phrase} (said to ask for a menu) :: kan jeg får se på menyen, takk?
council {n} (committee that leads or governs) :: [Bokmål] råd {n}; [Nynorsk] råd {n}
count {v} (to enumerate or determine number) :: [Bokmål] telle; [Nynorsk] telja
count {v} (to be of significance; to matter) :: [Bokmål] regnes; [Nynorsk] telje
count {n} (the act of counting) :: [Bokmål] opptelling {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] oppteljing {f}
count {n} (the result of a tally that reveals the number of items in a set) :: [Bokmål] opptelling {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] oppteljing {f}
count {n} (ruler of a county (m)) :: [Bokmål] greve {m}; [Nynorsk] greve {m}
counter {n} (table or board on which business is transacted) :: [Bokmål] disk {m}; [Nynorsk] disk {m}
counter-attack {n} (an attack made in response to an attack by the opponents) :: motangrep {n}
counterbalance {n} (weight balancing an opposite one) :: [Bokmål] motvekt {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] motvekt {f}
counterbalance {n} (force or influence balancing an opposite one) :: [Bokmål] motvekt {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] motvekt {f}
counterclockwise {adj} (anticlockwise) SEE: anticlockwise ::
counterweight {n} (heavy mass reducing the amount of work which must be done to effect the raising and lowering of something) :: [Bokmål] motvekt {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] motvekt {f}
countess {n} (wife of a count or earl) :: grevinne {m}
counting {n} (act of making a count) :: [Bokmål] opptelling {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] oppteljing {f}
countless {adj} (too many to count, innumerable) :: [Bokmål] talløs, tallaus, utallig; [Nynorsk] tallaus
count one's blessings {v} (count one's blessings) :: [Bokmål] telle sine velsignelser
country {n} (region of land) :: [Bokmål] land {n}; [Nynorsk] land {n}
country {n} (nation state) :: [Bokmål] land {n}; [Nynorsk] land {n}
country {n} (the country, rural area, as opposed to the town or city) :: [Bokmål] land {n}, landsbygd {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] land {n}, landsbygd {f}
country {n} (country music) :: [Bokmål] country; [Nynorsk] country
country {adj} (of, from or pertaining to the countryside (adjective)) :: landsens
country code {n} (code representing a specific country or area) :: [Bokmål] landkode {m}, landskode {m}; [Nynorsk] landkode {m}, landskode {m}
countryman {n} (somebody from a certain country) :: landsmann {m}
countryman {n} (somebody from one's own country) :: landsmann {m}
countryman {n} (country dweller) :: landsmann {m}
country of origin {n} (country of origin) :: [Bokmål] opprinnelsesland {n}
countryside {n} (a rural landscape) :: [Bokmål] land {n} [usually definite singular only («landet»)]
countryside {n} (a rural area, or the rural part of a larger area) :: [Bokmål] landsbygd {m} {f}, provins {m}
county {n} (land ruled by a count or countess) :: [Bokmål] grevskap {n}; [Nynorsk] grevskap {n}
county {n} (administrative region of various countries) :: [Bokmål] fylke {n}, grevskap {n}; [Nynorsk] fylke {n}, grevskap {n}
coup {n} (coup d'état) SEE: coup d'état ::
coup de grâce {n} (final blow) :: nådestøt {n}, nådeskudd {n}
coup d'état {n} (sudden overthrow of a government) :: [Bokmål] statskupp {n}; [Nynorsk] statskupp {n}
coupler {n} (anything that couples things together) :: [Bokmål] kobling {m} {f}
coupling {n} (sexual intercourse) SEE: sexual intercourse ::
coupling {n} (device that couples two things together) :: [Bokmål] kobling {m} {f}
courage {n} (quality of a confident character) :: [Bokmål] mot {n}, tapperhet {m}
courage {n} :: mot {n}
courageous {adj} (brave) SEE: brave ::
Courland {prop} (region in western Latvia) :: Kurland
course {n} (learning program) :: [Bokmål] kurs {n}; [Nynorsk] kurs {n}
course {n} (stage of a meal) :: rett {m}
course {n} (itinerary of a race) :: rute {f}
course {n} (sports: trajectory of a ball etc.) :: bane {m}, kurs {m}
course {n} (nautical: direction of movement of a vessel) :: [Bokmål] kurs {m}; [Nynorsk] kurs {m}
course {n} (intended passage of voyage) :: [Bokmål] kurs {m}; [Nynorsk] kurs {m}
course {n} (masonry: row of bricks) :: skift {n}
course {n} :: kurs, retning ; kurs {c}
course {n} (racecourse) SEE: racecourse ::
course {n} (golf course) SEE: golf course ::
course {n} (path taken by a flow of water) SEE: watercourse ::
court {n} (collective body of persons composing the retinue of a sovereign or person high in authority) :: hoff {n}
court {n} (hall, chamber, or place, where justice is administered) :: [Bokmål] domstol {m}; [Nynorsk] domstol {m}
court {n} (tribunal established for the administration of justice) :: domstol {c}
courteous {adj} (showing regard for others) :: [Bokmål] høflig; [Nynorsk] høfleg
courtesy flag {n} (flag flown by a visiting vessel) :: [Bokmål] gjesteflagg {n}; [Nynorsk] gjesteflagg {n}
court jester {n} (person who amused a medieval court) :: [Bokmål] narr {m}
court of appeal {n} (appellate court) SEE: appellate court ::
court of last resort {n} (final court of appeal) SEE: supreme court ::
court of law {n} (court presided over by a judge) :: [Bokmål] domstol {m}; [Nynorsk] domstol {m}
court of second instance {n} SEE: appellate court ::
courtroom {n} (room where a judge presides) :: [Bokmål] rettssal {m}; [Nynorsk] rettssal {m}
courtyard {n} (unroofed walled area) :: gårdsplass
cousin {n} (nephew or niece of a parent) :: fetter {m} [male], kusine {f} [female], søskenbarn {n} [both]
couturier {n} (fashion house) SEE: fashion house ::
coven {n} (formal group or assembly of witches) :: hekseforsamling {c}, heksemøte {n}, heksesabbat {m}
cover {v} (to conceal or protect) :: [Bokmål] dekke
cover charge {n} (amount of money to be paid for entering a bar or restaurant) :: inngangspenger {m-p}, entré {m}
covert {n} (disguise) SEE: disguise ::
covet {v} (to wish for with eagerness) :: attrå
covetous {adj} (Inordinately desirous; excessively eager to obtain and possess (especially money); avaricious) :: gjerrig
cow {n} (female domesticated ox or other bovine) :: [Bokmål] ku {f} {m}; [Nynorsk] ku {f}
cow {n} (any domestic bovine regardless of sex or age) :: ku {f}
cow {n} :: ku {f}
cow {v} (to intimidate) :: kue, underkue
coward {n} (a person who lacks courage) :: [Bokmål] feiging {m}, reddhare {m}; [Nynorsk] feiging {m}, reddhare {m}
cowardice {n} (the lack of courage) :: [Bokmål] feighet {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] feigskap {m}
cowardly {adj} (showing cowardice) :: [Bokmål] feig; [Nynorsk] feig
cowardly {adv} (in the manner of a coward) :: [Bokmål] feig; [Nynorsk] feig
cowbell {n} (bell worn by cows) :: [Bokmål] kubjelle {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] kubjølle {f}
cowbell {n} (musical instrument) :: [Bokmål] kubjelle {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] kubjølle {f}
cowberry {n} (shrub and berry Vaccinium vitis-idaea) SEE: lingonberry ::
cowboy {n} (person who tends cattle) :: [Bokmål] cowboy {m}; [Nynorsk] cowboy {m}
cowboy {n} (man who identifies with cowboy culture) :: [Bokmål] cowboy {m}; [Nynorsk] cowboy {m}
cowboy {n} (a dishonest and incompetent worker) :: [Bokmål] cowboy {m}; [Nynorsk] cowboy {m}
cow elephant {n} (female elephant) :: [Bokmål] elefantku {f}, elefanthunn {f}, hunnelefant {f}; [Nynorsk] elefantku {f}, elefantho {f}, elefanthoe {f}, hoelefant {f}
cower {v} (to crouch in fear) :: krympe seg
cowl {n} (monk's hood or robe) :: [Bokmål] kutte {c}, munkekutte {c}; [Nynorsk] kutte {f}, munkekutte {f}
cowl {n} (covering over engine) :: cowling {m}, motordeksel {n}
cowmilk {n} (cow's milk) SEE: cow's milk ::
cow parsley {n} (a weedy biennial umbellifer) :: [Bokmål] hundekjeks
cowper {n} (cooper) SEE: cooper ::
cow's milk {n} (white liquid produced by the mammary glands of a cow) :: [Bokmål] kumelk {m} {f}, kumjølk {f} {m}; [Nynorsk] kumjølk {f}
coxswain {n} (a crew member in a rowing team who gives the rhythm) :: [Bokmål] styrmann {m}; [Nynorsk] styrmann {m}
coyote {n} (canine) :: [Bokmål] prærieulv {m}, coyote {m}; [Nynorsk] prærieulv {m}, coyote {m}
cozy {adj} (affording comfort and warmth) :: [Bokmål] koselig, hyggelig; [Nynorsk] koseleg
C-pop {n} (Cantopop) SEE: Cantopop ::
C-pop {n} (Mandopop) SEE: Mandopop ::
crab {n} (crustacean) :: [Bokmål] krabbe {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] krabbe {m} {f}
crab louse {n} (insect) :: flatlus {f}
crack {n} (attempt at something) SEE: try ::
cracker {n} (firecracker) SEE: firecracker ::
crackle {n} (a fizzing, popping sound) :: [Bokmål] sprak {n}, spraking {m} {f}
crackle {v} (make a fizzing sound) :: [Bokmål] sprake
crack of dawn {n} (sunrise) SEE: sunrise ::
crack of dawn {n} (crack of dawn) SEE: daybreak ::
Cracow {prop} (city) :: [Bokmål] Kraków; [Nynorsk] Kraków
cradle {n} (oscillating bed for a baby) :: [Bokmål] vugge {m} {f}
cradle song {n} (lullaby) SEE: lullaby ::
craft {n} (vehicle designed for navigation) :: [Bokmål] farkost {m}; [Nynorsk] farkost {m}
craft {n} (device; means; art) SEE: device ::
craftiness {n} (skill in deception, slyness) :: [Bokmål] forslagenhet {m} {f}, listighet {m} {f}, sluhet {m} {f}
craggy {adj} (characterized by rugged etc. features) :: forrevet, klippefull
cramp {n} (painful contraction of a muscle) :: [Bokmål] krampe {m}; [Nynorsk] krampe {m}
cramp {n} (clamp for carpentry or masonry) SEE: clamp ::
cranberry {n} (shrub) :: [Bokmål] tranebær {n}; [Nynorsk] tranebær {n}
cranberry {n} (berry) :: [Bokmål] tranebær {n}; [Nynorsk] tranebær {n}
crane {n} (bird) :: [Bokmål] trane {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] trane {f}
crane {n} (machinery) :: kran {f}
cranial orbit {n} (eye socket) SEE: eye socket ::
cranium {n} (skull) SEE: skull ::
crankset {n} :: krank {m}
crankshaft {n} (rotating shaft that drives a crank) :: [Bokmål] veivaksel {m}; [Nynorsk] veivaksel {m}, veivaksling {m}
crash {n} (vehicle accident) :: krasje
crash course {n} (quick, intense course) :: lynkurs
crass {adj} (coarse; crude; not refined, insensitive) :: krasse
crate {n} (box or basket) :: [Bokmål] kasse {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] kasse {f}
crater {n} (astronomy: hemispherical pit) :: krater {n}
crater {n} (geology: opening of a volcano) :: krater {n}
crater {n} (pit left by an explosion) :: krater {n}
Crater {prop} (a constellation) :: Begeret
crawl {v} (to move along the ground) :: krype
crawler {n} (sycophant) SEE: sycophant ::
crazy {adj} (insane, demented) :: galen, gal, gæren
crazy {adj} :: gal, galen, gæren, sinnsyk, sprø, vanvittig
crazy {adv} (very, extremely) :: [Bokmål] sykt, sinnssykt, sjukt, sinnssjukt; [Nynorsk] sjukt, sinnsssjukt
crazy {n} (an insane or eccentric person) :: galning {m}, gærning {m}
cream {n} (oily part of milk) :: fløte
cream {n} (colour) :: kremfarge
cream {n} (the best part) :: krem {m}
cream {n} (product to apply to the skin) :: krem
cream {adj} (colour) :: fløte farget
crease {n} (mark made by folding) :: fold {m}
create {v} (to put into existence) :: skape
creation {n} (something created such as an invention or artwork) :: [Bokmål] [by a fashion house] kreasjon {m}; [Nynorsk] [by a fashion house] kreasjon {m}
creation {n} ((Biblical) all which exists) :: skapning {m}
creationary {adj} (of or relating to creation) :: [Bokmål] kreasjonær; [Nynorsk] kreasjonær
creationism {n} (any creationary theory or belief system) :: [Bokmål] kreasjonisme {m}; [Nynorsk] kreasjonisme {m}
creationist {n} (a proponent or supporter of creationism) :: [Bokmål] kreajonist {m}; [Nynorsk] kreajonist {m}
creationist {adj} (of or relating to creationism) :: [Bokmål] kreasjonistisk; [Nynorsk] kreasjonistisk
creationistic {adj} (of or pertaining to creationism) :: [Bokmål] kreasjonistisk; [Nynorsk] kreasjonistisk
creative {adj} (having the ability to create) :: skapende
creative {adj} (original, expressive, and imaginative) :: oppfinnsom, kreativ
creative {n} :: kreativ
creative work {n} (manifestation of creative effort) :: [Bokmål] åndsverk {n}; [Nynorsk] åndsverk {n}
creator {n} (one who creates) :: [Bokmål] skaper {m}, opphavsperson {m}; [Nynorsk] opphavsperson {m}
creature {n} (living being) :: skapning {c}
credible {adj} (believable or plausible) :: [Bokmål] troverdig
credit {v} (to add to an account) :: kreditere
credit card {n} (card connected to a credit account used to buy goods or services) :: kredittkort {n}, bankkort {n}
credit where credit's due {phrase} (praise) :: [Bokmål] æres den som æres bør
creditworthy {adj} (having an acceptable credit rating) :: [Bokmål] kredittverdig; [Nynorsk] kredittverdig
credulous {adj} (excessively ready to believe things) :: [Bokmål] godtroende
Cree {prop} (Algonquian language spoken by this people) :: cree
creed {n} (that which is believed) :: tro {m}
creed {n} (reading or statement of belief that summarizes the faith it represents) :: trosbekjennelse {m}
creed {v} (believe) :: tro
creek {n} (stream of water) :: bekk, liten elv
creep {v} (to move slowly with the abdomen close to the ground) SEE: crawl ::
cremate {v} (incinerate a body) :: [Bokmål] kremere; [Nynorsk] kremere, kremera
cremation {n} (burning) :: [Bokmål] kremasjon {m}; [Nynorsk] kremasjon {m}
crematorium {n} (place where dead bodies are cremated) :: [Bokmål] krematorium {n}; [Nynorsk] krematorium {n}
crematory {n} (crematorium) SEE: crematorium ::
creme de la creme {n} (crème de la crème) SEE: crème de la crème ::
creosote {n} (liquid obtained from wood or tar) :: [Bokmål] kreosot {m}; [Nynorsk] kreosot {m}
crescent {n} (figure of the moon) :: [Bokmål] halvmåne {m}
crescent moon {n} (the moon as it appears in its first or last quarter) :: månesigd {m}, halvmåne {m}
Cretan {adj} (relating to Crete) :: [Bokmål] kretisk; [Nynorsk] kretisk
Cretan {n} (inhabitant) :: [Bokmål] kreter {m}; [Nynorsk] kretar {m}
Crete {prop} (island) :: [Bokmål] Kreta; [Nynorsk] Kreta
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease {n} (Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease) :: Creutzfeldt-Jakobs sykdom {c}
crevasse {n} (a crack or fissure in a glacier or snow field) :: bre {m}, isbre {m}
crew {n} (non-officer nautical personnel) :: [Bokmål] (including officers) besetning {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] (including officers) besetning {m} {f}
crew {n} (group of people working on common task) :: [Bokmål] arbeidsgruppe {m} {f}, stab {m}
crew {n} :: mannskap
crew cut {n} (a haircut) :: hockeysveis {m}
crib {n} (a child's bed) SEE: cot ::
cricket {n} (game) :: cricket {m}
crime {n} (act violating the law) :: [Bokmål] forbrytelse
crime {n} (practice or habit of committing crimes) :: kriminalitet {m}
Crimea {prop} (peninsula, see also: Crimean peninsula) :: [Bokmål] Krim; [Nynorsk] Krim
Crimean {prop} (Crimea) SEE: Crimea ::
crime scene {n} (location of a crime) :: åsted
criminal {adj} (being against the law) :: [Bokmål] kriminell; [Nynorsk] kriminell
criminal {adj} (guilty of breaking the law) :: [Bokmål] kriminell; [Nynorsk] kriminell
criminal {adj} (of or relating to crime) :: [Bokmål] kriminell; [Nynorsk] kriminell
criminal {n} (person guilty of a crime, breaking the law) :: [Bokmål] kriminell, forbryter {m}; [Nynorsk] forbrytar {m}
criminal code {n} (document which compiles a particular jurisdiction's criminal law) :: [Bokmål] straffelov {m}; [Nynorsk] straffelov {f} {m}
criminal law {n} (area of law) :: [Bokmål] strafferett {m}; [Nynorsk] strafferett {m}
criminal offence {n} (crime) SEE: crime ::
crimson {v} (blush) SEE: blush ::
crimson tide {n} (menstruation) SEE: menstruation ::
cripple {adj} (Crippled) :: krøpling
cripple {n} (person who has severe impairment in his physical abilities) :: krøpling
crisis {n} (unstable situation in political, social, economic or military affairs) :: [Bokmål] krise
crisis {n} :: krise
crispbread {n} (Nordic-style flat dry bread) :: knekkebrød
criterion {n} (standard for comparison and judgment) :: kriterium {m}
criticise {v} (to evaluate) :: kritisere
criticise {v} (to find fault) :: [Bokmål] kritisere
criticism {n} (act of criticising) :: [Bokmål] kritikk {m}
criticize {v} (to evaluate) SEE: criticise ::
criticize {v} (to find fault) SEE: criticise ::
crème de la crème {n} (best of the best) :: crème de la crème, kremen av kremen, der oppe
Croatia {prop} (country in Europe) :: [Bokmål] Kroatia; [Nynorsk] Kroatia
Croatian {adj} (of or pertaining to Croatia) :: [Bokmål] kroatisk; [Nynorsk] kroatisk
Croatian {n} (person of Croatia) :: [Bokmål] kroat {m}; [Nynorsk] kroat {m}
Croatian {prop} (the standardized variety of Serbo-Croatian) :: [Bokmål] kroatisk {m}; [Nynorsk] kroatisk {m}
Croatian Sheepdog {n} (Croatian Sheepdog) :: [Bokmål] kroatisk gjeterhund {m}
crockery {n} (plates, dishes and other eating and serving tableware) :: servise {n}
crocodile {n} (reptile) :: [Bokmål] krokodille {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] krokodille {m} {f}
crocodile tear {n} (display of tears that is forced or false) :: krokodilletårer {m-p}
crocus {n} (plant of genus Crocus) :: [Bokmål] krokus {m}; [Nynorsk] krokus {m}
crony {n} (Close friend) :: [Bokmål] kompanjong {m}, kumpan {m}; [Nynorsk] kompanjong {m}, kumpan {m}
cronyism {n} (favoritism to friends without regard for their qualifications) :: [Bokmål] nepotisme {m}, kameraderi {n}, klikkvesen {n}; [Nynorsk] nepotisme {m}, kameraderi {n}, klikkvesen {n}, klikkevesen {n}
crook {n} (a criminal who steals, lies, cheats or does other dishonest or illegal things) :: [Bokmål] skurk {m}
crop {n} (part of bird's or animal’s alimentary tract) :: [Bokmål] kro {m}; [Nynorsk] kro {f}
cross {n} (geometrical figure) :: kryss {n}
cross {n} (wooden post with a perpendicular beam, used for crucifixion) :: kors {n}
cross {n} (biology: animal or plant produced by crossbreeding or cross-fertilization) :: [Bokmål] krysning {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] krysning {m} {f}
cross {v} (go from one side of something to the other) :: krysse
cross {prep} (across) SEE: across ::
cross- {prefix} (indicating a direction (across)) :: [Bokmål] tverr-; [Nynorsk] tverr-
crossbar {n} (top of the goal structure) :: [Bokmål] tverrligger {m}
crossbar {n} (top tube of a bicycle frame) :: [Bokmål] stang {m} {f}
cross-border {adj} (taking place across a border) :: [Bokmål] grenseoverskridende
crossbow {n} (mechanised weapon based on the bow) :: [Bokmål] armbrøst {m}; [Nynorsk] armbrøst {m}
cross country {n} (running sport) :: [Bokmål] terrengløp {n}; [Nynorsk] terrengløp {n}, terrenglaup {n}
cross-country skiing {n} (winter sport) :: [uncountable] langrenn {n}
cross-country skiing {n} (leisure activity) :: [uncountable] langrenn {n}
crosshatch {v} (to mark or fill with a crosshatch pattern) :: skravere
crossing {n} (intersection where roads, lines, or tracks cross) :: kryss {n}
crossing {n} (voyage across a body of water) :: [Bokmål] overfart {m}; [Nynorsk] overfart {m}
cross-party {adj} (pertaining to two or more political parties) :: [Bokmål] tverrpolitisk; [Nynorsk] tverrpolitisk
cross-reference {n} (a reference to another location in the same source) :: kryssreferanse
cross-reference {v} (provide with cross-reference) :: kryssreferere, kryssreferanse
crossroad {n} (crossroads) SEE: crossroads ::
crossroads {n} (intersection) :: [Bokmål] gatekryss {n}, veikryss {n}, vegkryss {n}; [Nynorsk] gatekryss {n}, vegkryss {n}
cross section {n} (section formed by a plane cutting through an object) :: tverrsnitt {n}
cross section {n} ((mathematics, statistics) representative sample) :: tverrsnitt {n}
cross section {n} ((physics) probability of a particular nuclear reaction) :: tverrsnitt {n}
cross swords {v} (to fight with someone) SEE: duel ::
crosswind {n} (crosswind) :: [Bokmål] sidevind {m}; [Nynorsk] sidevind {m}
crossword {n} (word puzzle) :: kryssord
crossword puzzle {n} (crossword) SEE: crossword ::
crotch {n} (area where something forks) :: forgrening {m} {f}
crotch {n} (area of a person’s body) :: skritt {n}, skrev {n}
crow {n} (any bird of the genus Corvus) :: kråke {f}
crow {v} (to make the sound of a rooster) :: gale
crowbar {n} (iron or steel bar used as a lever to manually force things apart) :: brekkjern {n}, kubein {n}
crowberry {n} (the genus Empetrum) :: krekling
crowberry {n} (the species Empetrum nigrum) :: krekling
crowd {n} (group of people) :: flokk {m}, mengde {m}, folkehav {n}, folkemengde
crowd {n} (group of things) :: haug {m}
crowdfunding {n} (pooling of money for a common goal) :: folkefinansiering
crowdsourcing {n} (delegating a task) :: crowdsourcing {m} {f}
crown {n} (royal headdress) :: krone {c}
crown {n} (representation of such a headdress) :: krone
crown {n} (topmost part of of the head) :: isse {m}
crowning {n} (act of crowning) SEE: coronation ::
crown prince {n} (next king) :: [Bokmål] kronprins {m}; [Nynorsk] kronprins {m}
crown prince {n} (next emperor) :: kronprins {m}
crown princess {n} (the heiress apparent to the throne in a monarchy) :: kronprinsesse
crucial {adj} (extremely important) :: [Bokmål] avgjørende
crucifix {n} (object) :: krusifiks
crucifixion {n} (execution by being nailed or tied to an upright cross) :: korsfestelse {m}
crucify {v} (to execute a person by nailing to a crucifix) :: [Bokmål] korsfeste; [Nynorsk] korsfeste
crude {n} (crude oil) SEE: crude oil ::
crude oil {n} (unrefined oil) :: [Bokmål] råolje {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] råolje {m} {f}
cruel {adj} (not nice; mean; heartless) :: grusom
cruelty {n} (indifference to suffering) :: [Bokmål] grusomhet {m} {f}
cruelty {n} (positive pleasure in inflicting suffering) :: [Bokmål] grusomhet {m} {f}
cruelty {n} (cruel act) :: [Bokmål] grusomhet {m} {f}
cruise {n} (sea voyage) :: cruise {n}
cruise missile {n} (winged missile) :: [Bokmål] krysserrakett {m}, kryssermissil {n}; [Nynorsk] kryssarrakett {m}
cruiser {n} (class of warships) :: [Bokmål] krysser {m}; [Nynorsk] kryssar {m}
cruise ship {n} (passenger ship) :: [Bokmål] cruiseskip {n}; [Nynorsk] cruiseskip {n}
crumble {v} (to fall apart) :: falle i grus
crumble {v} (to render into crumbs) :: smuldre
crunchy {adj} (likely to crunch) :: knasende; [Nynorsk] krasete, knasande, sprø
crusade {n} (military expedition) :: korstog {n}
crusade {n} (grand concerted effort) :: [Bokmål] korstog {n}; [Nynorsk] krossferd {f}, krosstog {n}, korstog {n}
Crusade {n} (campaigns by Christian forces to the Holy Land) :: korstog
crusader {n} (person engaged in a crusade) :: [Bokmål] korsfarer {m}
crush {v} (to press or bruise between two hard bodies) :: sammenpresse
crush {v} (to reduce to fine particles by pounding or grinding) :: finknuse
crush {v} (to overwhelm by pressure or weight) :: sammentrykke
crush {v} (to oppress or burden grievously) :: knuse
crush {v} (to overcome completely) :: knuse
crush {v} (to be or become broken down or in) :: [Bokmål] knuse
crushed {adj} (pulverised) :: [Bokmål] knust
crushing {adj} (that crushes) :: knusende
crust {n} (any solid, hard surface layer) :: skare {m} (crust of snow)
crust {n} (outer layer of bread) :: skorpe {m} {f}
crust {n} (outermost layer of a planet) :: skorpe {m}
crustacean {n} (arthropod of the subphylum Crustacea) :: [Bokmål] krepsdyr; [Nynorsk] krepsdyr
crutch {n} (crotch) SEE: crotch ::
crutch {n} (device to assist in motion as a cane) :: [Bokmål] krykke {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] krykke {f}, krykkje {f}
crux {n} ((heraldry) cross on a coat of arms) SEE: cross ::
cry {v} (intransitive: to weep) :: [Bokmål] gråte; [Nynorsk] gråta
crying {n} (Action of the verb cry) :: [Bokmål] gråt {m}; [Nynorsk] gråt {m}
cry over spilt milk {v} (to worry about unfortunate events which have already happened) :: ikke gråt over spilt melk
cryovolcano {n} (cryovolcano) :: isvulkan
cryptic crossword {n} (type of crossword) :: [Bokmål] kryptisk kryssord {n}; [Nynorsk] kryptisk kryssord {n}
cryptocracy {n} (a form of government) :: kryptokrati {n}
cryptovirus {n} (malware) :: kryptovirus {n}, krypteringsvirus {n}
crystal {n} (array of atoms) :: [Bokmål] krystall {m} {n}; [Nynorsk] krystall {m} {n}
crystal {n} (glassware) :: [Bokmål] krystall {m} {n}; [Nynorsk] krystall {m} {n}
crystal {n} ((used attributively)) :: [Bokmål] krystall-; [Nynorsk] krystall-
crystal ball {n} (globe used to foretell the future) :: spådomskule {m} {f}, krystallkule {m} {f}
crystal clear {adj} (completely clear and understood) :: [Bokmål] krystallklar; [Nynorsk] krystallklar, krystallklår
crystal clear {adj} (visually clear) :: [Bokmål] krystallklar; [Nynorsk] krystallklar, krystallklår
crystalline {adj} (relating to crystals) :: [Bokmål] krystallinsk; [Nynorsk] krystallinsk
crystal set {n} (an early kind of radio receiver) :: [Bokmål] krystallapparat {n}, krystallmottaker {m}; [Nynorsk] krystallapparat {n}, krystallmottakar {m}
C-section {n} (Caesarean section) SEE: Caesarean section ::
Côte d'Ivoire {prop} (the Ivory Coast) :: [Bokmål] Elfenbenskysten; [Nynorsk] Elfenbeinskysten
Cuba {prop} (country and largest island in Caribbean) :: Cuba
Cuban {n} (a person from Cuba) :: [Bokmål] cubaner {m}, kubaner {m}; [Nynorsk] cuban {m}, cubanar {m}, kuban {m}, kubanar {m}
Cuban {adj} (of or pertaining to Cuba) :: [Bokmål] cubansk, kubansk; [Nynorsk] cubansk, kubansk
cube {n} (geometry: polyhedron having of six identical square faces) :: [Bokmål] kube {m}; [Nynorsk] kube {m}
cubic meter {n} (cubic metre) SEE: cubic metre ::
cubic metre {n} (unit of volume) :: [Bokmål] kubikkmeter {m}; [Nynorsk] kubikkmeter {m}
cuckoo {n} (the bird) :: [Bokmål] gjøk {m}; [Nynorsk] gauk {m}
cuckoo {n} (the sound) :: ko-ko {n}
cuckoo clock {n} (clock) :: [Bokmål] gjøkur {n}; [Nynorsk] gaukur {n}
cucullated {adj} (having a hood) SEE: hooded ::
cucumber {n} (plant) :: [Bokmål] agurk {m}; [Nynorsk] agurk {m}
cucumber {n} (edible fruit) :: [Bokmål] agurk {m}; [Nynorsk] agurk {m}
cud {n} (a portion of food) :: drøv {n}
cuddly toy {n} (cuddly toy) SEE: stuffed animal ::
cue {n} (name of the letter Q, q) :: ku
cuff {n} (the end of a shirt sleeve that covers the wrist) :: [Bokmål] mansjett {m}; [Nynorsk] mansjett {m}
cuff {v} (to handcuff) SEE: handcuff ::
cufflink {n} (button used to hold a sleeve cuff together) :: [Bokmål] mansjettknapp {m}; [Nynorsk] mansjettknapp {m}
cuirass {n} (piece of defensive armor, covering the body from the neck to the girdle) :: kyrass {n}
cuisine {n} (characteristic style of preparing food) :: [Bokmål] kjøkken {n}; [Nynorsk] kjøken {n}, kjøkken {n}
cul-de-sac {n} (circular area at the end of a dead end street) :: snuplass {m}
cul-de-sac {n} (blind alley) SEE: dead end ::
culinary {adj} (relating to the practice of cookery or the activity of cooking) :: [Bokmål] kulinarisk; [Nynorsk] kulinarisk
cull {v} (to pick or take someone or something) :: [Bokmål] plukke, plukke ut
cull {v} (to select animals from a group and then kill them) :: [Bokmål] avskyte
culprit {n} (culprit) :: [Bokmål] synder {m}
cult {n} (a sect) :: [Bokmål] kult, sekt; [Nynorsk] kult
cult {n} :: kult
cultivable {adj} (capable of being cultivated) :: [Bokmål] dyrkbar; [Nynorsk] dyrkbar
cultural {adj} (pertaining to culture) :: [Bokmål] kulturell; [Nynorsk] kulturell
culture {n} (arts, customs and habits) :: kultur {m}
culture {n} (the beliefs, values, behavior and material objects that constitute a people's way of life) :: kultur {m}
culver {n} (Columba palumbus) SEE: wood pigeon ::
cum {n} (slang: semen) :: sperm {m}, sæd {m}
cum {v} (slang: have an orgasm; ejaculate) :: ejakulere, sæde
cumbersome {adj} (not easily managed or handled; awkward) :: [Bokmål] uhåndterlig
cumin {n} (plant Cuminum cyminum) :: spisskummen, spisskarve
cumin {n} (its seed used as spice) :: spisskummen, spisskarve
cunning {adj} :: listig, snedig, slu
cunning {n} (skill of being sly or deceitful) :: snedighet {m}
cunt {n} (genitalia) :: [Bokmål] fitte {m} {f}, kuse {m} {f}, mus {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] fitte {f}, kunte {f}, kuse {f}, mus {f}
cunt {n} (unpleasant or objectionable person) :: [Bokmål] fitte {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] fitte {f}
cuntface {n} (Term of abuse) :: fittetryne {n}
cup {n} (drinking vessel) :: kopp
cup {n} (part of bra) :: [Bokmål] skål {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] skål {f}
cup {n} (suction cup) SEE: suction cup ::
cupboard {n} (enclosed storage) :: [Bokmål] skap {n}
Cup Final {n} (last match in a competition) :: [Bokmål] cupfinale {m}; [Nynorsk] cupfinale {m}
cup of tea {n} (something of interest) :: [Bokmål] greie {f}; [Nynorsk] greie {f}
cur {n} (inferior dog) :: kjøter {m}
curd cheese {n} (cottage cheese) SEE: cottage cheese ::
cure {v} (to restore to health) :: [Bokmål] helbrede
cure {v} (to bring (a disease) to an end) :: [Bokmål] helbrede
curfew {n} (a regulation requiring people to be off the streets and in their homes by a certain time) :: [Bokmål] portforbud {n}; [Nynorsk] portforbod {n}
curiosity {n} (inquisitiveness; the tendency to ask questions, investigate, or explore) :: [Bokmål] nysgjerrighet {m} {f}
curiosity killed the cat {proverb} (undue curiosity is dangerous) :: nysgjerrighet drepte katten
curious {adj} (inquisitive) :: nysgjerrig
curium {n} (chemical element) :: curium
curler {n} (cylindrical tube for curling hair) SEE: hair roller ::
currant {n} (fruit) :: rips {m}, ripsbær {n}
currant {n} (bush) :: ripsbærbusk {c}
currency {n} (money or other item used to facilitate transactions) :: [Bokmål] valuta {m}; [Nynorsk] valuta {m}
current {n} (part of a fluid that moves continuously in a certain direction) :: [Bokmål] strøm {m}; [Nynorsk] straum {m}
current {n} (time rate of flow of electric charge) :: [Bokmål] strøm {m}, strømstyrke {m}; [Nynorsk] straum {m}, straumstyrke {m}
current {adj} (existing or occurring at the moment) :: [Bokmål] aktuell, nåværende, dagsaktuell; [Nynorsk] aktuell, noverande, dagsaktuell
current {adj} (generally accepted, used, practiced, or prevalent at the moment) :: aktuell, nåværende, gjeldende
current account {n} (checking account) :: [Bokmål] brukskonto {m}; [Nynorsk] brukskonto {m}
current affairs {n} (current events) SEE: current events ::
current asset {n} (finance: an organization's fixed assets) :: [Bokmål] omløpsmiddel {n}
current events {n} (news items) :: aktuelle hendelser
curry {n} (sauce or relish) :: [Bokmål] karri {m}; [Nynorsk] karri {m}
curse {n} (supernatural detriment) :: forbannelse {m}
curse {n} (vulgar epithet) :: [Bokmål] ed {m}, banneord {n}; [Nynorsk] eid {m}, bannord {n}
curse {v} (to place a curse upon) :: forbanne
curse word {n} (vulgarity) SEE: swear word ::
cursive {adj} (having successive letters joined together) :: kursiv
cursor {n} (GUI: indicator of where the next insertation or other edit will take place) :: [Bokmål] markør {m}; [Nynorsk] markør {m}
curtain {n} (piece of cloth covering a window) :: [Bokmål] gardin {m} {f} {n}; [Nynorsk] gardin {f} {n}
curtsey {v} (to make a curtsey) :: neie
curvature {n} (the shape of something curved) :: [Bokmål] krumning {m} {f}, kurvatur {m}; [Nynorsk] kurvatur {m}
curvature {n} (mathematics: the extent to which a subspace is curved within a metric space) :: [Bokmål] krumning {m} {f}, kurvatur {m}; [Nynorsk] kurvatur {m}
curve {n} (gentle bend) :: [Bokmål] kurve {m}; [Nynorsk] kurve {f}
curve {n} (curved line) :: [Bokmål] kurve {m}; [Nynorsk] kurve {f}
curve {n} (geometry: one-dimensional figure) :: [Bokmål] kurve {m}; [Nynorsk] kurve {f}
curved {adj} (having a curve or curves) :: [Bokmål] buet, bua; [Nynorsk] boga
curvy {adj} (buxom) SEE: buxom ::
cusk {n} (cod-like fish) :: [Bokmål] brosme {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] brosme {f}
cuss {v} (to use cursing) :: [Bokmål] banne; [Nynorsk] banna
custard {n} (sauce) :: [Bokmål] vaniljesaus {m}
custody {n} (legal right to take care of something or somebody) :: [Bokmål] omsorgsrett {m} [of a child]; [Nynorsk] omsorgsrett {m} [of a child]
custody {n} (temporary possession) :: [Bokmål] varetekt {m} {f}, forvaring {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] varetekt {f}, forvaring {f}
custody {n} (state of being imprisoned or detained) :: [Bokmål] varetekt {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] varetekt {f}
custom {n} (frequent repetition of the same act) :: [Bokmål] bruk {m}, skikk
customer {n} (one who purchases or receives a product or service) :: [Bokmål] kunde
custom house {n} (official building, in a port, where customs are collected and shipping is cleared for entry and exit) :: [Bokmål] toll {m}
customs {n} (custom house) SEE: custom house ::
customs declaration {n} (statement) :: [Bokmål] tolldeklarasjon {m}; [Nynorsk] tolldeklarasjon {m}
customs value {n} (value of an item for the purposes of customs) :: [Bokmål] tollverdi {m}
cut {n} (act of cutting) :: kutt {n}
cut {n} (slab of meat) :: [Bokmål] stykningsdel {m}, stykke {n}
cute {adj} (having features mainly attributed to infants and small or cuddly animals) :: søt
cutlass {n} (machete) SEE: machete ::
cutlass {n} (a short sword with a curved blade) :: huggert
cutler {n} (One whose business is making or dealing in cutlery) :: [Bokmål] knivsmed {m}; [Nynorsk] knivsmed {m}
cutlery {n} (eating and serving utensils) :: [Bokmål] bestikk {n}; [Nynorsk] bestikk {n}
cutlet {n} (meat chop) :: [Bokmål] kotelett {m}; [Nynorsk] kotelett {m}
cut-out {n} (space or hole produced by cutting) :: [Bokmål] utskjæring {m} {f}, [attributive] utskåret
cutter {n} (single-masted sailing ship type) :: [Bokmål] kutter {m}; [Nynorsk] kutter {m}
cutting {n} (a leaf, stem, branch, or root removed from a plant) :: skjæring
cutting board {n} (chopping board) SEE: chopping board ::
cuttlefish {n} (any of various squidlike mollusks) :: blekksprut
cut to the chase {v} (to get to the point) :: komme til poenget
cwm {n} (valley head created through glacial erosion) :: [Bokmål] botn {m}; [Nynorsk] botn {m}
cyberbullying {n} (bullying online) :: [Bokmål] digital mobbing {m} {f}, nettmobbing {m} {f}, internettmobbing {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] digital mobbing {f}, nettmobbing {f}, internettmobbing {f}
cyberspace {n} (world of information) :: kyberrom {m}
Cyclades {prop} (island chain) :: [Bokmål] Kykladene; [Nynorsk] Kykladane
cycle {v} (to ride a cycle) :: [Bokmål] sykle; [Nynorsk] sykla, sykle
cycle {n} (vehicle) SEE: bicycle ::
cycle lane {n} (part of road designated for cyclists) SEE: bicycle lane ::
cycle path {n} (path segregated for bicycles) SEE: bicycle path ::
cycling {n} (The sport of riding and racing bicycles) :: [Bokmål] sykling {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] sykling {f}
cyclist {n} (person who rides a cycle) :: [Bokmål] syklist {m}; [Nynorsk] syklist {m}
cyclone {n} (rotating system of winds) :: [Bokmål] syklon {m}; [Nynorsk] syklon {m}
cyclone {n} (Southeastern and Indian Ocean weather phenomenon) :: [Bokmål] syklon {m}; [Nynorsk] syklon {m}
cyclops {n} (giant of mythology) :: [Nynorsk] kyklop {m}
cygnet {n} (young of a swan) :: [Bokmål] svaneunge {m}; [Nynorsk] svaneunge {m}
cylinder head {n} (part of an internal combustion engine) :: topplokk {n}
cylindrical {adj} (shaped like a cylinder) :: [Bokmål] sylindrisk; [Nynorsk] sylindrisk
cymbal {n} (concave plate of brass or bronze that produces a sharp, ringing sound when struck) :: [Bokmål] bekken {n}, cymbal {m}; [Nynorsk] bekken {n}, cymbal {m}
cymose {adj} (botany: having a flower cluster with stems ending in a flower that opens before those below it) :: cymøs
cynic {n} (A person who believes that all people are motivated by selfishness) :: [Bokmål] kyniker {m}; [Nynorsk] kynikar {m}
cynic {n} (A person whose outlook is scornfully negative) :: [Bokmål] kyniker {m}; [Nynorsk] kynikar {m}
cynical {adj} (of or relating to the belief that human actions are motivated by base desires or selfishness) :: [Bokmål] kynisk; [Nynorsk] kynisk
cynicism {n} (skeptical, scornful or pessimistic attitude) :: kynisme {m}
cynophobia {n} (an irrational fear or hatred of dogs or other canines) :: [Bokmål] kynofobi {m}; [Nynorsk] kynofobi {m}
cypress {n} (an evergreen coniferous tree) :: sypress {m}
Cypriot {n} (Person from Cyprus) :: [Bokmål] kypriot {m}; [Nynorsk] kypriot {m}
Cypriot {adj} (Of, from or relating to Cyprus) :: [Bokmål] kypriotisk; [Nynorsk] kypriotisk
Cyprus {prop} (country) :: Kypros
cyst {n} (sac which develops in the natural cavities of an organ) :: [Bokmål] cyste {m}; [Nynorsk] cyste {m}
Czech {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to the country, people, culture or language) :: [Bokmål] tsjekkisk; [Nynorsk] tsjekkisk
Czech {n} (person) :: [Bokmål] tsjekker {m}; [Nynorsk] tsjekkar {m}
Czech {prop} (language) :: [Bokmål] tsjekkisk {m}; [Nynorsk] tsjekkisk {m}
Czechia {prop} (country in Europe) :: Tsjekkia
Czechoslovakia {prop} (former country in Central Europe) :: [Bokmål] Tsjekkoslovakia; [Nynorsk] Tsjekkoslovakia
Czecho-Slovakia {prop} (dated form of Czechoslovakia) :: Tsjekko-Slovakia
Czech Republic {prop} (country in Central Europe) :: Den tsjekkiske republikk, Tsjekkia