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label {n} (small ticket or sign giving information)  :: etikett; [Bokmål] merkelapp {m}; [Nynorsk] merkelapp {m}
label {n} (company selling records)  :: [Nynorsk] plateselskap {n}
label {v} (give a label to in order to categorise)  :: merke
labia {n} (folds of tissue at opening of vulva)  :: kjønnslepper {c-p}
labor union {n} (labor union) SEE: trade union  ::
labour {n} (work)  :: [Bokmål] arbeid {n}
labour camp {n} (type of prison)  :: [Bokmål] arbeidsleir {m}; [Nynorsk] arbeidsleir {m}
labyrinth {n} (maze)  :: labyrint {m}
lace {n} (fabric)  :: knipling {m}
lace {n} (cord for fastening a shoe or garment)  :: lisse {f}, skolisse {f}
lace {v} (fasten with laces)  :: snøre
lack {n} (deficiency, need)  :: mangel {m}
lack {v} (be without, need, require)  :: mangle
lackey {n} (liveried male servant)  :: lakei {m}
lackey {n} (a fawning, servile follower)  :: lakei {m}
lacrosse {n} (the sport)  :: lacrosse
lactic acid {n} (2-hydroxy-propanoic acid (CH3.CHOH.CO2H))  :: [Bokmål] melkesyre {m} {f}, mjølkesyre {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] mjølkesyre {f}
lactose {n} (disaccharide sugar of milk and dairy products)  :: [Bokmål] laktose, melkesukker; [Nynorsk] laktose, mjølkesukker
lad {n} (a boy)  :: ladd {m}
ladder {n} (climbing tool)  :: [Bokmål] stige {m}
laden {adj} (weighed down with a load, burdened)  :: nedlastet
ladies and gentlemen {n} (phrase used to address an audience of men and women)  :: mine damer og herrer
ladies first {proverb} (phrase encouraging gentlemanliness)  :: [Bokmål] damene først
ladle {n} (deep-bowled spoon with a long, usually curved, handle)  :: [Bokmål] øse {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] ause {f}
lady {n} (woman of breeding and authority)  :: dame
lady {n} (polite term referring a woman)  :: dame
ladybird {n} (member of Coccinellidae)  :: marifly, marihøne
ladybug {n} (ladybird) SEE: ladybird  ::
lady's man {n} (man who attracts women and enjoys their company)  :: damenes jens {m}
lag {n} ((Internet) bad connection, loss of connection)  :: forsinkelse {m}, lagg {m}
lagoon {n} (shallow body of water)  :: [Bokmål] lagune {m}, strandsjø {m}; [Nynorsk] lagune {m} {f}, strandsjø {m}
lagopode {n} (ptarmigan) SEE: ptarmigan  ::
lair {n} (of an animal)  :: [Bokmål] hi {n}; [Nynorsk] hi {n}
lake {n} (body of water)  :: [Bokmål] innsjø {m}, tjern {n}, vann {n}, ferskvann {n}; [Nynorsk] innsjø {m}, tjern {n}, tjørn {f}, vatn {n}
lake {n} (coloring agent)  :: fargestoff {n}
lamb {n} (young sheep)  :: lam {n}
lamb {n} (flesh of lamb as food)  :: [Bokmål] lammekjøtt {n}; [Nynorsk] lammekjøt {n}, lammekjøtt {n}
lamella {n} (gill of a mushroom) SEE: gill  ::
lament {n} (expression of grief, suffering, or sadness)  :: sorg {m}
lament {v} (express grief)  :: sørge
Lamentations {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: Syrgjesongane {m-p}, Klagesangene {f-p}
lamia {n} (monster in mythology)  :: lamia
lammergeier {n} (bird)  :: [Bokmål] lammegribb
lammergeyer {n} (vulture) SEE: lammergeier  ::
lamp {n} (device producing light)  :: lampe {m} {f}
lamp {n} (oil device producing light)  :: [Bokmål] lampe {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] lampe {m} {f}
lamppost {n} (pole that holds up a light)  :: lyktestolpe
lamprey {n} (a fish)  :: niøye {n}, lamprett; [Nynorsk] niauge
lampshade {n} (cover over a lamp)  :: lampeskjerm {m}; [Bokmål] lampeskjerm {m}; [Nynorsk] lampeskjerm {m}
land {n} (part of Earth that is not covered by oceans or other bodies of water)  :: land {n}
land {v} (to descend to a surface, especially from the air)  :: lande
land {v} (to bring to land)  :: lande
land {v} (to deliver) SEE: deliver  ::
-land {suffix} (territory, country or region (suffix))  :: [Bokmål] -land
landfill {n} (site at which refuse is buried)  :: [Bokmål] fyllplass {m}; [Nynorsk] fyllplass {m}
-landia {suffix} (territory, country or region (suffix)) SEE: -land  ::
landing {n} (coming to earth, as of an airplane)  :: [Bokmål] landing {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] landing {f}
landing gear {n} (undercarriage)  :: [Bokmål] understell {n}; [Nynorsk] understell {n}
landing stage {n} (platform)  :: [Bokmål] brygge {m} {f}, flytebrygge {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] brygge {f}, bryggje {f}, flytebrygge {f}, flytebryggje {f}
landline {n} (fixed telephone communications cable)  :: [Bokmål] fasttelefoni {n}; [Nynorsk] fasttelefoni {n}
landline {n} (telephone connected by such a fixed wire)  :: [Bokmål] fasttelefon {m}; [Nynorsk] fasttelefon {m}
landlocked {adj} (surrounded by land)  :: innlands-
landlord {n} (person who owns and rents land such as a house, apartment, or condo)  :: [Bokmål] utleier {m}
landlubber {n} (someone unfamiliar with the sea or seamanship)  :: [Bokmål] [informal] landkrabbe {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] [informal] landkrabbe {m} {f}
land mine {n} (mine that is placed on land)  :: landmine {c}
landowner {n} (a person who owns land)  :: [Bokmål] grunneier {m}
Landsknecht {n} (German mercenary of the 15th or 16th century) SEE: lansquenet  ::
landslide {n} (natural disaster)  :: steinras {n}; [Bokmål] jordras {n}, jordskred {n}; [Nynorsk] jordras {n}, jordskred {n}
lane {n} (division of roadway)  :: [Bokmål] kjørefelt {n}
language {n} (body of words used as a form of communication)  :: språk {n}, talemål {n} [oral only], tunge {f}, tungemål {n}
language {n} (the ability to communicate using words)  :: taleevne {m} {f}
language {n} (nonverbal communication)  :: språk {n}
language {n} (vocabulary of a particular field)  :: språk {n}, terminologi {m}
language {n} (particular words used)  :: språk {n}
language {n} (computer language, see also: computer language)  :: språk {n}, programmeringsspråk {n}
language family {n} (set of languages)  :: [Bokmål] språkfamilie {m}; [Nynorsk] språkfamilie {m}
lanky {adj} (tall, slim)  :: hengslete, skabelonaktig, slåpen
lansquenet {n} (German mercenary of the 15th or 16th century)  :: landsknekt {m}
lantern {n} (case of transparent material made to protect a flame, or light)  :: [Bokmål] lanterne {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] lanterne {f}
lanthanum {n} (metallic element)  :: lantan
Lao {n} (person)  :: [Bokmål] laot {m}; [Nynorsk] laot {m}
Lao {prop} (language)  :: [Bokmål] laotisk {m}; [Nynorsk] laotisk {m}
Laocoön {prop} (The Trojan and the Argonaut)  :: [Bokmål] Laokoon; [Nynorsk] Laokoon
Laos {prop} (country in Southeast Asia)  :: Laos
Laotian {n} (Laotian person) SEE: Lao  ::
Laotian {prop} (language)  :: [Bokmål] lao {m}, laotisk {m}; [Nynorsk] lao {m}, laotisk {m}
Laotian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Laos)  :: [Bokmål] laotisk; [Nynorsk] laotisk
lap {n} (upper legs of a seated person)  :: fang {n}
lap {n} (sports: one circuit around a race track)  :: [Bokmål] runde {m}; [Nynorsk] runde {m}
laparoscopy {n} (examination or surgery on the peritoneal cavity)  :: [Bokmål] laparoskopi {m}
lap dog {n} (small dog suited to resting in its master's lap)  :: skjødehund {m}
lapel {n} (each of the two triangular pieces of cloth on a suit)  :: jakkeslag {n}
Lapland {prop} (region in Scandinavia)  :: Finnmark, Lappland {n}, Sameland
Lappland {prop} (Lapland) SEE: Lapland  ::
Lapponian Herder {n} (breed of dog)  :: lapsk vallhund {m}
laptop {n} (computing: a laptop computer)  :: [Bokmål] bærbar datamaskin {m}, bærbar PC {m}; [Nynorsk] berbar datamaskin {m} {f}, berbar PC {m}
laptop computer {n} (laptop) SEE: laptop  ::
larboard {n} (port) SEE: port  ::
larch {n} (a coniferous tree)  :: [Bokmål] lerk {m}; [Nynorsk] lerk {m}
lard {n} (bacon) SEE: bacon  ::
lard {n} (fat from the abdomen of a pig)  :: [Bokmål] smult {n}; [Nynorsk] smult {n}
larder {n} (cool room used as food storage)  :: spiskammer {n}
large {adj} (of greater size, see also: big)  :: stor
largen {v} (enlarge) SEE: enlarge  ::
large-scale {adj} (large in amount, scope or extent)  :: [Bokmål] storskala; [Nynorsk] storskala
lark {n} (bird)  :: [Bokmål] lerke {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] lerke {f}
larva {n} (an animal in such stage of growth)  :: [Bokmål] larve {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] larve {m} {f}
larynx {n} (the organ)  :: strupehode
lasagna {n} (flat sheet of pasta)  :: [Bokmål] lasagneplate {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] lasagneplate {f}
lasagna {n} (baked dish)  :: [Bokmål] lasagne {m}; [Nynorsk] lasagne {m}
lascivious {adj} (wanton)  :: lidderlig, vellystig
laser {n} (device producing beam of light)  :: laser {m}
laser {n} (laser printer) SEE: laser printer  ::
laser printer {n} (computer printer)  :: laserskriver {m}
lash {n} (eyelash; hair growing from the eyelid) SEE: eyelash  ::
last {adj} (final)  :: sist, senest
last {adj} (most recent)  :: senest, nyest
last {adv} (after everything else)  :: sist
last but not least {adv} (An expression to start the last item of a list)  :: [Bokmål] sist, men ikke minst; [Nynorsk] sist, men ikkje minst
last but one {adj} (penultimate) SEE: penultimate  ::
lasting {adj} (persisting for an extended period of time)  :: [Bokmål] varig
Last Judgment {prop} (judgment day)  :: [Bokmål] dommedag {m}; [Nynorsk] dommedag {m}
last name {n} (surname) SEE: surname  ::
last night {n} (previous evening or night)  :: [Bokmål] i natt; [Nynorsk] i natt
last night {adv} (during the night before today)  :: i går kveld
last year {adv} (year before this one)  :: [Bokmål] i fjor; [Nynorsk] i fjor
latch-key child {n} (A child who returns to an empty house)  :: nøkkelbarn {n}
late {adj} (near the end of a period of time)  :: sein
late {adj} (euphemism for dead)  :: som har gått bort, som har gått fra oss; [Bokmål] avdød; [Nynorsk] avdød
lately {adv} (recently) SEE: recently  ::
latent {adj} (existing or present but concealed or inactive)  :: [Bokmål] latent
later {adv} (more late)  :: senere
lathe {n} (machine tool used to shape a piece of material)  :: [Bokmål] dreiebenk {m}; [Nynorsk] dreiebenk {m}
lather {n} (foam of soap and water)  :: skum {n}
Latin {adj} (of the language)  :: [Bokmål] latinsk; [Nynorsk] latinsk
Latin {adj} (of the script)  :: [Bokmål] latinsk; [Nynorsk] latinsk
Latin {adj} (of ancient Rome)  :: [Bokmål] romersk; [Nynorsk] romersk
Latin {adj} (of descendants from ancient Romans)  :: [Bokmål] romersk; [Nynorsk] romersk
Latin {adj} (of/from Latin America)  :: [Bokmål] latinsk; [Nynorsk] latinsk
Latin {prop} (language of the ancient Romans)  :: latin latinsk
Latin America {prop} (parts of the Americas which speak Spanish or Portuguese)  :: [Bokmål] Latin-Amerika; [Nynorsk] Latin-Amerika
Latin American {n} (A native or inhabitant of Latin America)  :: [Bokmål] latinamerikaner {m}; [Nynorsk] latinamerikanar {m}
Latin American {adj} (Of or relating to Latin America)  :: [Bokmål] latinamerikansk; [Nynorsk] latinamerikansk
latitude {n} (angular distance north or south from the equator)  :: latitude {m}, breddegrad {m}
latitude {n} (imaginary line parallel to the equator)  :: latitude {m}
latitude {n} (freedom from restrictions)  :: handlingsrom {n}
latitude {n} (angular distance of a heavenly body from the ecliptic)  :: latitude {m}
latrine {n} (chamber pot) SEE: chamber pot  ::
latter {adj} (relating to or being the second of two items)  :: [Bokmål] sistnevnt; [Nynorsk] sistnemnd
latter {adj} (near (or nearer) to the end)  :: sist
Latvia {prop} (country)  :: [Bokmål] Latvia; [Nynorsk] Latvia
Latvian {adj} (pertaining to Latvia or the Latvian language)  :: [Bokmål] latvisk; [Nynorsk] latvisk
Latvian {prop} (Baltic language of Latvia)  :: [Bokmål] latvisk {m}; [Nynorsk] latvisk {m}
Latvian {n} (person pertaining to Latvia)  :: [Bokmål] latvier {m}; [Nynorsk] latviar {m}
laugh {n} (expression of mirth peculiar to the human species)  :: latter {m}, lått {m}
laugh {n} (something that provokes mirth or scorn)  :: vits {m}
laugh {v} (show mirth by peculiar movement of the muscles of the face and emission of sounds)  :: le, skratte
laugh {v} (be or appear cheerful)  :: le
laugh {v} (make an object of laughter or ridicule)  :: le
laugh {v} (express by, or utter with, laughter)  :: le
laughing kookaburra {n} (Dacelo novaeguineae)  :: latterkokaburra
laughter {n} (sound (as) of laughing)  :: latter
launch {v} (cause to move or slide from the land into the water)  :: [Bokmål] sjøsette; [Nynorsk] sjøsetje, sjøsette
launching {n} (act by which something is launched)  :: [Bokmål] [nautical] sjøsetting {m} {f}, sjøsetning {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] [nautical] sjøsetjing {f}, sjøsetting {f}
launder {v} (to disguise the source of)  :: [Bokmål] hvitvaske
laundry {n} (laundering; washing)  :: klesvask {m}
laundry {n} (place or room where laundering is done)  :: vaskerom {n}; [Bokmål] vaskeri {n}; [Nynorsk] vaskeri {n}
laundry {n} (that which needs to be laundered)  :: skittentøy {n}
Laura {prop} (female given name)  :: Laura
laurel {n} (evergreen shrub, of the genus Laurus)  :: laurbær {n}
laurel {n} (crown of laurel)  :: laurbærkrans {m}
Laurence {prop} (male given name)  :: Lars, Laurits
lava {n} (melted rock)  :: [Bokmål] lava {m}; [Nynorsk] lava {m}
lava {n} (magma) SEE: magma  ::
lava flow {n} (flow of lava)  :: [Bokmål] lavastrøm {m}; [Nynorsk] lavastraum {m}
lavatory {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet  ::
lavatory {n} (sink) SEE: sink  ::
law {n} (body of rules from the legislative authority)  :: lov {m}
law {n} (body of rules and standards to be applied by courts)  :: lov {m}
law {n} (written or understood rule)  :: lov {m}
law {n} (observed physical behavior)  :: lov {m}
law {n} (statement that is true under specified conditions)  :: lov {m}
law {n} (slang: the police)  :: loven
law and order {n} (enforcement of law, statutes and social conventions)  :: [Bokmål] lov og orden; [Nynorsk] lov og orden
lawbreaker {n} (person who breaks the law)  :: [Bokmål] lovbryter {m}
law firm {n} (business formed by one or more lawyers to engage in the practice of law)  :: [Bokmål] advokatfirma {n}; [Nynorsk] advokatfirma {n}
lawless {adj} (not governed by the law)  :: [Bokmål] lovløs, lovlaus; [Nynorsk] lovlaus
lawless {adj} (not restrained by the law)  :: [Bokmål] lovløs, lovlaus; [Nynorsk] lovlaus
lawlessness {n} (a lack of law and order)  :: [Bokmål] lovløshet {m} {f}
lawman {n} (lawyer) SEE: lawyer  ::
lawn {n} (ground covered with grass)  :: [Bokmål] gressplen {m}, plen {m}; [Nynorsk] grasplen {m}, plen {m}
lawn mower {n} (machine for cutting grass)  :: gressklipper {m}, plenklipper {m}
lawn-mower {n} (lawnmower) SEE: lawnmower  ::
lawnmower {n} (a device to cut grass)  :: [Bokmål] gressklipper {m}, plenklipper {m}; [Nynorsk] grasklippar {m}, grasklyppar {m}, plenklippar {m}
Lawrence {prop} (male given name) SEE: Laurence  ::
lawrencium {n} (chemical element)  :: lawrencium
lawyer {n} (professional person authorized to practice law)  :: [Bokmål] advokat {m}, jurist {m}, [archaic] sakfører {m}; [Nynorsk] advokat {m}, jurist {m}
laxative {n} (substance with a laxative effect)  :: [Bokmål] avføringsmiddel {n}, laksativ {n}; [Nynorsk] avføringsmiddel {n}, laksativ {n}
lay {v} (to place something down in a position of rest)  :: legge
lay {v} (to leave something somewhere)  :: legge igjen
lay {v} (to prepare groundwork, table etc.)  :: [lay a plan] legge, [lay a table] dekke
lay {v} (to install certain building materials)  :: legge
lay {v} (to deposit an egg)  :: legge
lay {adj} (non-professional)  :: [Bokmål] leg, leg-, lek, lek-; [Nynorsk] lek, lek-
lay {adj} (non-clergy)  :: [Bokmål] leg, leg-, lek, lek-; [Nynorsk] lek, lek-
lay figure {n} (jointed model) SEE: dummy  ::
layman {n} (someone who is not an ordained cleric)  :: [Bokmål] lekmann {m}; [Nynorsk] lekmann {m}
layman {n} (someone who is not a professional in a given field)  :: [Bokmål] lekmann {m}; [Nynorsk] lekmann {m}
Lazarus {prop} (New Testament characters)  :: Lasarus
laze {v} (be lazy, waste time)  :: late seg
Lazio {prop} (Italian region)  :: [Bokmål] Latium; [Nynorsk] Lazio
lazy {adj} (unwilling to work)  :: [Bokmål] lat, doven; [Nynorsk] lat, doven
lead {n} (chemical element)  :: bly
lead {v} (guide or conduct with the hand, or by means of some physical contact connection)  :: føre
lead {n} (insulated wire)  :: [Bokmål] ledning {m} {f}
leader {n} (one having authority)  :: leder {m}, fører {m}
leader of the opposition {n} (person in charge of the party in opposition)  :: [Bokmål] opposisjonsleder {m}; [Nynorsk] opposisjonsleiar {m}
Leader of the Opposition {n} (leader of the opposition) SEE: leader of the opposition  ::
leaf {n} (part of a plant)  :: [Bokmål] blad {n}, løv {n} (dead); [Nynorsk] blad {n}, lauv {n}
leaf {n} (anything resembling the leaf of a plant)  :: blad {n}
leaf {n} (sheet of any substance beaten or rolled until very thin)  :: folie {m}
leaf {n} (sheet of a book)  :: ark {n}
leaf {n} (flat section used to extend a table)  :: blad {n}
leaf {n} (computing, mathematics: tree node without descendants)  :: løv
leaf {n} (tea leaves) SEE: tea leaf  ::
League of Nations {prop} (International organization)  :: Folkeforbundet
Leah {prop} (elder daughter of Laban)  :: Lea
leak {n} (hole which admits water or other fluid, or lets it escape)  :: lekkasje {m}
leak {n} (entrance or escape of a fluid)  :: lekkasje {m}
leak {n}  :: en som lekker
leak {v} (to allow fluid to escape or enter)  :: lekke
leak {v} (to reveal secret information)  :: lekke
lean {v} (to hang outwards)  :: [Bokmål] lene; [Nynorsk] lene
lean {v} (to press against)  :: [Bokmål] lene; [Nynorsk] bikke
lean {adj} (being slim and muscular)  :: slank
lean {adj} (of meat, having little fat)  :: mager
lean {adj} (having a low proportion of a desired substance)  :: mager
Leaning Tower of Pisa {prop} (the leaning bell tower in the Italian town of Pisa)  :: [Bokmål] Det skjeve tårn i Pisa {n}, Det skjeve tårnet i Pisa {n}; [Nynorsk] Det skeive tårnet i Pisa {n}
lean-to {n} (type of shelter)  :: gapahuk
leap {v} (to jump)  :: sprang, hopp, hoppe
leapfrog {n} (game)  :: hoppe bukk
leap year {n} (366-day year in the Gregorian calendar)  :: skuddår {n}
learn {v} (to acquire knowledge or ability)  :: lære
learned {adj} (having much learning)  :: [Bokmål] lærd; [Nynorsk] lærd
learning curve {n} (visualization of learning as a function of experience)  :: [Bokmål] læringskurve {m}; [Nynorsk] læringskurve {f}
leash {n} (long cord for dogs)  :: leiebånd {n}, kobbel {n}, lenke {f}
least weasel {n} (Mustela nivalis)  :: snømus
leather {n} (material produced by tanning animal skin)  :: [Bokmål] lær {n}; [Nynorsk] lêr {n}
leave {v} (To cause to remain as available, not take away, refrain from depleting)  :: etterlate
leave {v} (To transfer possession after death)  :: etterlate
leave {v} (To depart from, end one's connection or affiliation with)  :: forlate
leave {v} (To depart (intransitive))  :: forlate
leave {n} (permission to be absent)  :: løyve; [Bokmål] permisjon {m}, tillatelse {m}; [Nynorsk] permisjon {m}
leave behind {v} (not live longer than)  :: legge igjen
leave behind {v} (leave a trace)  :: legge igjen
leaven {n} (any agent used to make dough rise)  :: hevingsmiddel {n}
leaven {v} (to cause to rise by fermentation)  :: heve
leave of absence {n} (absence from work) SEE: leave  ::
leave out {v} (to leave out or to not include) SEE: omit  ::
leave someone in the lurch {v} (to abandon somebody and leave him or her in a difficult situation)  :: la i stikken
Lebanese {n} (A person from Lebanon)  :: [Bokmål] libaneser {m}; [Nynorsk] libanesar {m}
Lebanese {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Lebanon, its people or language)  :: [Bokmål] libanesisk; [Nynorsk] libanesisk
Lebanon {prop} (Lebanese Republic)  :: [Bokmål] Libanon; [Nynorsk] Libanon
lectern {n} (a stand with a slanted top used to support a bible from which passages are read during a church service)  :: [Bokmål] kateter {n}
lectern {n} (a similar stand to support a lecturer's notes)  :: [Bokmål] talerstol {m}, podium {n}
lecture {n} (a spoken lesson)  :: [Bokmål] forelesning
lecture {v} (to teach)  :: [Bokmål] forelese
lecture {v} (to berate, to scold)  :: [Bokmål] irettesette, skjenne
LED {n} (light-emitting diode)  :: [Bokmål] lysdiode {m}; [Nynorsk] lysdiode {m}, ljosdiode {m}
ledger {n} (collection of accounting entries)  :: reskontro {m}
ledger line {n} (notation to inscribe notes outside the musical staffs)  :: [Bokmål] hjelpelinje {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] hjelpelinje {f}
leech {n} (annelid)  :: igle {m} {f}
leech {n} (person who derives profit from others)  :: blodsuger {m}, parasitt {m}, utsuger {m}
leech {n} (aft edge of a triangular sail)  :: lik
leech {n} (physician) SEE: physician  ::
leek {n} (vegetable)  :: purre, purreløk
leeway {n} (degree or amount of freedom or flexibility)  :: [Bokmål] slingringsmonn {m} {n}
left {adj} (the west side of the body when one is facing north)  :: venstre
left {adj} (pertaining to the political left)  :: venstre
left {n} (the left side)  :: venstresiden {c}
left {n} (the ensemble of left-wing political parties)  :: venstresiden {c}
left {v} (remaining)  :: igjen, til overs
leftovers {n} (Food remaining after a meal)  :: [Bokmål] restemat {m}
left wing {n} (politics)  :: [Bokmål] venstreside {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] venstreside {f}
left wing {n} (sports)  :: venstreving {m}
left wing {n} (ice hockey)  :: venstreving {m}
leg {n} (lower limb from groin to ankle)  :: [Bokmål] ben {n}, bein {n}; [Nynorsk] bein
leg {n} (portion of the lower appendage from knee to ankle)  :: [Bokmål] legg {m}; [Nynorsk] legg {m}
leg {n} (part of garment covering the leg)  :: bein {n}
leg {n} (stage of journey)  :: etappe {m}
leg {n} (game played in a tournament)  :: spill {n}, kamp {m}, parti {n}
leg {n} (side in a triangle)  :: side {c}, sidekant {m}
legacy {n} (money or property bequeathed to someone in a will)  :: [Bokmål] arv {m}, legat {n}
legacy {n} (something inherited from a predecessor; a heritage)  :: arv {m}
legacy {adj} (left behind, old or no longer in active use)  :: foreldet
legal {adj} (relating to the law or to lawyers)  :: [Bokmål] juridisk; [Nynorsk] juridisk
legal age {n} (age of majority) SEE: age of majority  ::
legal entity {n} (organisation that the law treats as a legal person) SEE: legal person  ::
legality {n} (lawfulness)  :: [Bokmål] lovlighet {m} {f}
legally {adv} (as permitted by law)  :: [Bokmål] juridisk
legal person {n} (organization or group of people)  :: [Bokmål] juridisk person {m}; [Nynorsk] juridisk person {m}
legato {adv} (music: smoothly, in a connected manner)  :: legato
legend {n} (story of unknown origin describing plausible but extraordinary past events)  :: [Bokmål] legende {m}; [Nynorsk] legende {f}
legend {n} (key to the symbols and color codes on a map)  :: [Bokmål] symboler {p}, tegnforklaring {m}
legendary {adj} (of or pertaining to a legend)  :: [Bokmål] legendarisk; [Nynorsk] legendarisk
legibility {n} (property that makes legible or easily readable)  :: [Bokmål] leselighet {m} {f}
legislation {n} (the act of legislating)  :: [Bokmål] lovgivning {m} {f}
legislation {n} (law already enacted by legislature)  :: [Bokmål] lovgivning {m} {f}
legislative {adj} (Making or having the power to make laws)  :: lovgivende, legislativ
legwork {n} (Work, especially research, that involves significant walking)  :: fotarbeid {n}
legwork {n} (Skillful or vigorous use of the legs)  :: fotarbeid {n}
Leipzig {prop} (City in Saxony, Germany)  :: Leipzig
leister {n} (spear for catching fish)  :: [Bokmål] lyster {m} {f}
leisure {n} (time free)  :: [Bokmål] fritid {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] fritid {f}
lek {n} (an aggregation of male animals for the purposes of courtship and display)  :: spill {n} [capercaillie, woodcock]; [Bokmål] lek {m} [capercaillie, woodcock]
lemma {n} (linguistics: canonical form of a term)  :: lemma, oppslagsord, stikkord
lemming {n} (rodent)  :: [Bokmål] lemen {n}; [Nynorsk] lemen {n}
lemon {n} (citrus fruit)  :: [Bokmål] sitron {m}; [Nynorsk] sitron {m}
lemon {n} (taste)  :: [Bokmål] sitronsmak {m}
lemonade {n} (still beverage)  :: [Bokmål] limonade {m}; [Nynorsk] limonade {m}
lemonade {n} (carbonated beverage)  :: [Bokmål] sitronbrus {m}; [Nynorsk] sitronbrus {m}
lemon balm {n} (Melissa officinalis)  :: hjertensfryd, sitronmelisse
lemon juice {n} (the liquid extract of lemon fruit)  :: sitronsaft {f}
lemur {n} (strepsirrhine primate of the infraorder Lemuriformes, superfamily Lemuroidea)  :: lemur {m}
lend {v} (to allow to be used temporarily)  :: låne
lend {v} ((proscribed) to borrow) SEE: borrow  ::
lender {n} (one who lends, especially money)  :: [Bokmål] långiver {m}
lend itself to {v} (be suitable for)  :: [Bokmål] egne seg til
length {n} (distance from end to end)  :: [Bokmål] lengde {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] lengd {f}, lengde {f}
lengthwise {adv} (adverb: in the long direction)  :: [Bokmål] på langs; [Nynorsk] på langs
Leningrad {prop} (name of Saint Petersburg, 1924-1991)  :: Leningrad
Leninism {n} (the political philosophy named after Vladimir Lenin)  :: leninisme
lens {n} (object focusing or defocusing the light passing through it)  :: [Bokmål] linse {m} {f}, objektiv {n}; [Nynorsk] linse {f}, objektiv {n}
lens {n} (biology: genus of the legume family; its bean)  :: linse {m} {f}
lens {n} (anatomy: transparent crystalline structure in the eye)  :: [Bokmål] linse {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] linse {f}
Lent {n} (Christian period of penitence before Easter)  :: [Bokmål] faste {m}, fastetid {m} {f}
lentigo {n} (pigmented spot on the skin) SEE: freckle  ::
lentil {n} (plant Lens culinaris)  :: [Bokmål] linse {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] linse {f}
lentil {n} (seed used as food)  :: [Bokmål] linse {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] linse {f}
Leo {prop} (male given name)  :: Leo
Leo {prop} (constellation)  :: [Bokmål] Løven {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] Løva {f}
Leo {prop} (astrological sign)  :: [Bokmål] Løven {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] Løva {f}
Leo {n} (Someone with a Leo star sign)  :: løve
Leo Minor {prop} (a spring constellation of the northern sky)  :: [Bokmål] Den lille løve; [Nynorsk] Vesle løve
leopard {n} (a large wild cat with a spotted coat, Panthera pardus)  :: [Bokmål] leopard {m}; [Nynorsk] leopard {m}
leprosarium {n} (institution or place to quarantine and treat leprous people)  :: leprosarium {n}
leprosy {n} (infectious disease caused by infection by Mycobacterium leprae)  :: spedalskhet {m}, lepra {m}
-leptic {suffix} (of or relating to a condition of seizing)  :: -leptisk
lesbian {adj} (of a woman: preferring female partners)  :: lesbe
lesbian {adj} (between two women; pertaining to female homosexuality)  :: [Bokmål] lesbisk
lesbian {n} (female homosexual)  :: lesbe {m} {f}
Lesbian {n} (lesbian) SEE: lesbian  ::
Lesbian {adj} (lesbian) SEE: lesbian  ::
lesbo {n} (lesbian) SEE: lesbian  ::
Lesotho {prop} (country in Southern Africa)  :: Lesotho
less {adv} (to smaller extent)  :: mindre
less {adj} (comparative form of "little" for numbers)  :: mindre
less {adj} (not as much)  :: mindre
less {adj} (smaller number of)  :: færre
less {prep} (not including)  :: minus, fratrukket
-less {suffix} (lacking)  :: -løs
lesser black-backed gull {n} (Larus fuscus)  :: [Bokmål] sildemåke {m} {f}, sildemåse {m}; [Nynorsk] sildemåke {m} {f}, sildemåse {m}
lesser panda {n} (Ailurus fulgens) SEE: red panda  ::
lesser spotted woodpecker {n} (Picoides minor)  :: dvergspett
lesson {n} (section of learning or teaching)  :: [Bokmål] lekse {f} {m}, undervisningstime {m}; [Nynorsk] lekse {f}, undervisingstime {m}
lesson {n} (something that serves as a warning or encouragement)  :: [Bokmål] lærepenge {m}; [Nynorsk] lærepenge {m}
Lesviot {n} (A person from, or an inhabitant of, Lesvos)  :: lesver {m}
let {v} (to allow)  :: la
let {v} (to put up for rent)  :: leie ut
let go {v}  :: slippe
Leto {prop} (mother of Apollo)  :: Leto
let's go {interj} (hortative of go)  :: la oss gå, vi stikker
letter {n} (letter of the alphabet)  :: [Bokmål] bokstav {m}; [Nynorsk] bokstav {m}
letter {n} (written message)  :: [Bokmål] brev {n}; [Nynorsk] brev {n}
let the cat out of the bag {v} (to disclose a secret, often inadvertently)  :: slippe katta ut av sekken
let there be light {phrase} (let there be light)  :: det bli lys
Lettic {adj} (Latvian) SEE: Latvian  ::
Lettish {adj} (Latvian) SEE: Latvian  ::
Lettish {prop} (Latvian) SEE: Latvian  ::
lettuce {n} (an edible plant, Lactuca)  :: bladsalat
leukemia {n} (cancer of blood forming tissue)  :: leukemi {m}
Levant {prop} (the countries bordering the eastern Mediterranean Sea)  :: [Bokmål] Levanten; [Nynorsk] Levanten
level {adj} (same height at all places)  :: vatret
level {adj} (at the same height as some reference)  :: vatret
level {n} (tool)  :: vater {n}
level {n} (distance relative to a given reference elevation)  :: nivå {n}
level {n} (degree or amount)  :: nivå {n}
level {n} (gaming: discrete segment of a game)  :: nivå {n}
level crossing {n} (at-grade crossing)  :: [Bokmål] planovergang {m}; [Nynorsk] planovergang {m}
leveling seat {n} (seats that ensure a representation proportional to votes at the national level)  :: [Bokmål] utjevningsmandat {n}
lever {adv} (rather) SEE: rather  ::
leverage {v} (use, exploit, take full advantage of)  :: dra fordel av, profittere på, utnytte
Levi {prop} (third son of Jacob)  :: Levi
levitation {n}  :: levitasjon
Leviticus {prop} (the book of the Bible and Torah)  :: Tredje Mosebok
levity {n} (lack of steadiness) SEE: instability  ::
Lewis {prop} (male given name) SEE: Louis  ::
lexicography {n} (art or craft of writing dictionaries)  :: leksikografi
Leyden jar {n} (glass jar used to accumulate static electricity)  :: [Bokmål] leidnerflaske {f} {m}, leydnerflaske {f} {m}; [Nynorsk] leidenflaske {f}, leidenerflaske {f}
LGBT {initialism} (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender/Transexual)  :: LHBT
liar {n} (one who tells lies)  :: løgner {m}, løgnhals {m}
libation {n} (act of pouring a liquid as a sacrifice)  :: drikkofferet
liberate {v} (to free)  :: frigjøre
liberation {n} (act of liberating or the state of being liberated)  :: [Bokmål] frigjøring {m} {f}
Liberia {prop} (country in Western Africa)  :: Liberia
Liberian {n} (A person from Liberia)  :: [Bokmål] liberier {m}; [Nynorsk] liberiar {m}
Liberian {adj} (pertaining to Liberia)  :: [Bokmål] liberisk; [Nynorsk] liberisk
liberty cap {n} (Psilocybe semilanceata)  :: [Bokmål] fleinsopp {m}, spiss fleinsopp {m}; [Nynorsk] fleinsopp {m}, spiss fleinsopp {m}
Libra {prop} (constellation)  :: [Bokmål] Vekten {m}, Vekta {f}; [Nynorsk] Vekta {f}
Libra {prop} (astrological sign)  :: [Bokmål] Vekten {m}, Vekta {f}; [Nynorsk] Vekta {f}
Libra {n} (Someone with a Libra star sign)  :: vekt
librarian {n} (the manager of a library)  :: bibliotekar {m}
librarian {n} (one who cares for the publications etc. in a library)  :: bibliotekar {m}
library {n} (institution which holds books etc.)  :: bibliotek {n}
library {n}  :: bibliotek {n}
libretto {n} (text of a dramatic musical work, such as an opera)  :: libretto {m}
Libya {prop} (country in Northern Africa)  :: Libya
Libyan {adj} (Of, from, or pertaining to Libya, the Libyan people or the Libyan language)  :: [Bokmål] libysk; [Nynorsk] libysk
Libyan {n} (person)  :: [Bokmål] libyer {m}; [Nynorsk] libyar {m}
license plate {n} (an identifying plate attached to a vehicle)  :: registreringsskilt {n}, nummerskilt {n}
lich {adj} (undead being)  :: lik {n}
lichen {n} (something which spreads across something else, causing damage) SEE: cancer  ::
lichen {n} (symbiotic association of fungi and algae)  :: [Bokmål] lav {m} {n}; [Nynorsk] lav {n}
lick {n} (the act of licking)  :: [Bokmål] slikk {n}; [Nynorsk] slikk {n}
lick {v} (to stroke with a tongue)  :: [Bokmål] slikke, sleike; [Nynorsk] slikke, sleike, sleikje
lickpot {n} (the forefinger)  :: slikkepott {m}
lick someone's ass {v} (to flatter someone) SEE: brownnose  ::
lickspittle {v} (a fawning toady)  :: spyttslikker {m}
licorice {n} (plant)  :: lakris {m}
licorice {n} (confection)  :: [Bokmål] lakris {m}; [Nynorsk] lakris {m} {n}
lid {n} (top or cover)  :: lokk
lie {v} (be in horizontal position)  :: ligge
lie {v} (be situated)  :: ligge
lie {n} (position of fetus)  :: leie {n}
lie {v} (tell an intentional untruth)  :: lyve, ljuge
lie {n} (intentionally false statement)  :: løgn {m}
Liechtenstein {prop} (Principality of Liechtenstein)  :: [Bokmål] Liechtenstein; [Nynorsk] Liechtenstein
Liechtensteiner {n} (A person from Liechtenstein or of Liechtenstein descent)  :: [Bokmål] liechtensteiner {m}; [Nynorsk] liechtensteinar {m}
lie detector {n} (polygraph (informal))  :: løgndetektor {m}
lien {n}  :: heftelse
lieutenant {n} (lowest commissioned officer rank)  :: løytnant {m}
life {n} (the state of being alive)  :: [Bokmål] liv {n}; [Nynorsk] liv {n}
life {n} (the essence of the manifestation and the foundation of the being)  :: liv {n}
life {n} (the subjective and inner manifestation of the individual)  :: liv {n}
life {n} (a worthwhile existence)  :: liv {n}
life {n} (life sentence)  :: livstid {m}
life {n} (duration)  :: levetid {m} {f}
life-affirming {adj} (appearing to have an optimistic quality) SEE: optimistic  ::
lifeboat {n} (a boat to save shipwrecked people)  :: [Bokmål] livbåt {m}; [Nynorsk] livbåt {m}
life expectancy {n} (the amount of time one is expected to live)  :: [Bokmål] forventet levealder {m}; [Nynorsk] forventa levealder {m}
lifeguard {n} (bodyguard) SEE: bodyguard  ::
life jacket {n} (An article of protective clothing)  :: [Bokmål] redningsvest {m}; [Nynorsk] redningsvest {m}
life raft {n} (inflatable raft)  :: [Bokmål] redningsflåte {m}; [Nynorsk] redningsflåte {m}
lifesaving {adj} (lifesaving) SEE: life-saving  ::
life-saving {adj} (preventing death)  :: [Bokmål] livreddende
life style {n} (lifestyle) SEE: lifestyle  ::
life-style {n} (lifestyle) SEE: lifestyle  ::
lifestyle {n} (style of living)  :: livsstil {m}
life-threatening {adj} (used to describe something that endangers life)  :: [Bokmål] livstruende
lift {v} (to raise or rise)  :: løfte, heve
lift {v} (to steal)  :: loppe
lift {n} (the act of transporting someone in a vehicle)  :: [Bokmål] skyss {m}; [Nynorsk] skyss {m}
lift {n} (mechanical device for vertically transporting goods or people)  :: [Bokmål] heis {m}; [Nynorsk] heis {m}
lift {n} (upward force)  :: løft {n}
lift {n} (thief) SEE: thief  ::
lifter {n} (spatula) SEE: spatula  ::
lifter {n} (weightlifter) SEE: weightlifter  ::
lifting {n} (weightlifting) SEE: weightlifting  ::
liftshaft {n} (shaft for a lift)  :: [Bokmål] heissjakt {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] heisesjakt {f}, heissjakt {f}
light {n} (electromagnetic waves)  :: lys {n}
light {n} (source of illumination)  :: lys {n}
light {n} (spiritual illumination)  :: lys {n}
light {n} (flame or something used to create fire)  :: flamme {m}
light {v} (to start (a fire))  :: tenne
light {v} (to illuminate)  :: opplyse
light {adj} (having light)  :: lyst, opplyst, belyst
light {adj} (pale in colour)  :: lys, blek
light {adj} (of low weight)  :: lys
light {adj} (low in fat, calories, alcohol, salt, etc.)  :: lett-
light {adj} (of little significance)  :: banal, enkel
light {v} (to unload a ship)  :: losse
light at the end of the tunnel {n} (a better situation after long hardship)  :: [Bokmål] lys i enden av tunnelen
light bulb {n} (evacuated glass bulb containing a metal filament that produces light)  :: [Bokmål] lyspære {m} {f}, pære {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] lyspære {f}, ljospære {f}, pære {f}
light buoy {n} (buoy with a light)  :: [Bokmål] lysbøye {m}; [Nynorsk] lysbøye {f} {m}
light-emitting diode {n} (a rectifying semiconductor device)  :: [Bokmål] lysdiode {m}; [Nynorsk] lysdiode {m}, ljosdiode {m}
lighter {n} (a barge)  :: [Bokmål] lekter {m}; [Nynorsk] lekter {m}
light globe {n} (light bulb) SEE: light bulb  ::
lighthouse {n} (building containing a light to warn or guide ships)  :: fyr {n}, fyrtårn {n}
lighting {n} (activating lights or igniting a flame)  :: [Bokmål] tenning {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] tenning {f}
light intensity {n} (amount of light)  :: [Bokmål] lysstyrke {m}; [Nynorsk] lysstyrke {m}
lightning {n} (flash of light)  :: lynglimt, blink
lightning bug {n} (firefly) SEE: firefly  ::
lightning conductor {n} (metallic conductor) SEE: lightning rod  ::
lightning fast {adj} (fast as lightning)  :: [Bokmål] lynrask; [Nynorsk] lynrask
lightning-quick {adj} (incredibly fast) SEE: lightning fast  ::
lightning rod {n} (metallic conductor that protects from lightning)  :: [Bokmål] lynavleder {m}; [Nynorsk] lynavleiar {m}
lightsaber {n} (a fictional type of sword)  :: lyssabel {m}
lights, camera, action {phrase} (tradicional cue at a beginning of a take)  :: lys, kamera, action!
light-sensitive {adj} (affected by or sensitive to light)  :: [Bokmål] lysfølsom; [Nynorsk] lysfølsam
light source {n} (a source of illumination)  :: [Bokmål] lyskilde {m}, lyskjelde {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] lyskjelde {f}, ljoskjelde {f}
light switch {n} (switch used to turn the light on or off)  :: [Bokmål] lysbryter {m}
lighttight {adj} (lighttight)  :: [Bokmål] lystett; [Nynorsk] ljostett, lystett
light year {n} (astronomical distance)  :: [Bokmål] lysår {n}; [Nynorsk] lysår {n}, ljosår {n}
lignite {n} (coal)  :: [Bokmål] brunkull {n}, brunkol {n}; [Nynorsk] brunkol {n}
likable {adj} (having qualities tending to result in being liked; friendly, personable)  :: [Bokmål] likendes, omgjengelig; [Nynorsk] likandes, omgjengeleg
like {v} (enjoy)  :: like, synes om
like {v} (find attractive)  :: like, synes om
like {prep} (similar to)  :: lik, som
like father, like son {proverb} (a son will have traits similar to his father)  :: som far, så sønn
likely {adv} (probably) SEE: probably  ::
likely {adj} (probable; having a greater-than-even chance of occurring)  :: sannsynlig
likely {adj} (displaying the qualities or characteristics that make something probable)  :: sannsynlig
likely {adj} (plausible; within the realm of credibility)  :: sannsynlig
likeness {n} (similarity) SEE: similarity  ::
likewise {adv} (also; moreover; too) SEE: too  ::
likewise {adv} (the same to you)  :: i like måte
lilac {n} (flower)  :: syrin
Lilian {prop} (female given name)  :: Lillian
Liliana {prop} (female given name) SEE: Lilian  ::
Lillian {prop} (female given name) SEE: Lilian  ::
lily {n} (flower in the genus Lilium)  :: [Bokmål] lilje {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] lilje {f}
limb {n} (major appendage of human or animal)  :: [Bokmål] lem {m}
limber {adj} (flexible) SEE: flexible  ::
lime {n} (green citrus fruit)  :: [Bokmål] lime {m}; [Nynorsk] lime {m}
limelight {n} (type of stage lighting)  :: [Bokmål] kalklys {n}; [Nynorsk] kalklys {n}
limelight {n} (attention or notice)  :: [Bokmål] rampelys {n}; [Nynorsk] rampelys {n}
limestone {n} (abundant rock of marine and fresh-water sediments)  :: [Bokmål] kalkstein {m}; [Nynorsk] kalkstein {m}
limit {n} (boundary)  :: begrensning
limitation {n} (act of limiting)  :: [Bokmål] begrensning {m} {f}
limitation {n} (restriction that limits)  :: [Bokmål] begrensning {m} {f}
limited {adj} (with certain limits placed upon it)  :: [Bokmål] begrenset, begrensa
limited company {n} (type of company)  :: [Bokmål] aksjeselskap {n}; [Nynorsk] aksjeselskap {n}
limited liability company {n} (type of company)  :: [Bokmål] aksjeselskap {n}; [Nynorsk] aksjeselskap {n}
limo {n} (limousine) SEE: limousine  ::
limousine {n} (luxury sedan/saloon car)  :: limousin, limo [slang]
limp {adj} (flaccid; flabby)  :: slapp {n}, pløsete {n}
limp {adj} (lacking stiffness; flimsy)  :: slapp {n}, pløsete {n}, løs {n}, spinkel
limp {v} (to walk lamely)  :: halte, hinke
limp {n} (gait)  :: haltende gange {n}
linchpin {n} (securing pin)  :: sikring {m}, splint {m}
lindgrenite {n} (mineral containing copper, hydrogen, molybdenum and oxygen)  :: [Bokmål] lindgrenitt {m}; [Nynorsk] lindgrenitt {m}
lindworm {n} (a wingless bipedal dragon)  :: linnorm, lindorm, sjøslanger
lindwyrm {n} (a wingless bipedal dragon)  :: linnorm, lindorm, sjøslanger
line {n} (path through two or more points, threadlike mark)  :: linje {m} {f}; [Bokmål] linje {m} {f}
linear {adj} (having the form of a line)  :: lineær
linear {adj} (in mathematics, of first-degree polynomial)  :: lineær
linear algebra {n} (branch of mathematics)  :: lineær algebra
linen {n} (Thread or cloth made from flax fiber)  :: [Bokmål] lin {n}; [Nynorsk] lin {n}
linesman {n} (soccer: previous name of an assistant referee)  :: [Bokmål] linjemann {m}; [Nynorsk] linemann {m}, linjemann {m}
linger {v} (to consider or contemplate)  :: [Bokmål] dvele
lingonberry {n} (shrub)  :: tyttebærlyng {m}
lingonberry {n} (berry)  :: [Bokmål] tyttebær {n}; [Nynorsk] tytebær {n}
lingual {adj} (related to language) SEE: linguistic  ::
linguist {n} (one who studies linguistics)  :: [Bokmål] lingvist {m}; [Nynorsk] lingvist {m}
linguistic {adj} (Relating to language)  :: språklig
linguistic {adj} (Relating to linguistics)  :: lingvistisk, språkvitenskapelig
linguistics {n} (scientific study of language)  :: lingvistikk {m}
lining {n} (covering for the inside of something)  :: fôr {n}
lining {n} (material used for inside covering)  :: [Bokmål] fôring {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] fôring {f}
linocut {n} (woodcut in which a block of linoleum is used)  :: [Bokmål] linoleumssnitt {n}; [Nynorsk] linoleumssnitt {n}
linseed oil {n} (oil extracted from flax seeds)  :: [Bokmål] linolje {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] linolje {m} {f}
lint {n} (a fine material made by scraping cotton or linen cloth)  :: lo {n}
lint {n} (fuzzy fluff)  :: lo {n}
lintel {n} (horizontal structural beam)  :: dekkstein {m}, dekning {f}, overdekning {f}, overligger over {m}, vindusbjelke {m}
lion {n} (big cat Panthera leo)  :: [Bokmål] [♂♀] løve {m} {f}, [♀] løvinne {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] [♂♀] løve {f}, [♀] løvinne {f}
lion {n} (heraldic charge)  :: løve
lion {n} (famous person)  :: løve {m}
lion cub {n} (young lion)  :: [Bokmål] løveunge {m}; [Nynorsk] løveunge {m}
lioness {n} (female lion)  :: [Bokmål] løvinne {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] løvinne {f}
lion's share {n} (A generous portion)  :: brorpart {m}
lip {n} (fleshy protrusion framing the mouth)  :: leppe {c}
lip {n} (part of body resembling a lip)  :: leppe {c}
liposuction {n} (cosmetic surgery procedure in which bodily fat is removed by suction)  :: [Bokmål] fettsuging {m} {f}
lip service {n} (Empty talk; words absent of action or intention)  :: tomprat, tomt prat
lipstick {n} (make-up for the lips)  :: [Bokmål] leppestift {m}; [Nynorsk] leppestift {m}, lepestift {m}
lipstick {n} (stick of this make-up)  :: [Bokmål] leppestift {m}; [Nynorsk] leppestift {m}, lepestift {m}
lip sync {n} (synchronization of music with lips)  :: leppesynkronisere
lip-sync {v} (to move lips in synchronization with sounds)  :: leppesynkronisering
liquescent {adj} (liquescent) SEE: melting  ::
liquid {n} (substance that is liquid)  :: [Bokmål] væske {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] væske {f}
liquid {adj} (fluid; not solid and not gaseous)  :: flytende
liquid {adj} ((of an asset) easily sold or disposed of)  :: likvid
liquor {n} (strong alcoholic drink derived from fermentation and distillation)  :: brennevin {n}, sprit {m}
liquorice {n} (plant) SEE: licorice  ::
liquorice {n} (confection) SEE: licorice  ::
liquor store {n} (liquor store, bottle shop)  :: vinmonopol {n}, [slang] pol
Lisbon {prop} (capital of Portugal)  :: Lisboa, Lissabon
lisp {n} (The habit or an act of lisping.)  :: lesping
list {n} (enumeration or compilation of items)  :: [Bokmål] liste {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] liste {f}
list {v} (to create or recite a list)  :: [Bokmål] liste; [Nynorsk] liste
listen {v} (to pay attention to a sound)  :: lytte
listen {v} (to expect or wait for a sound)  :: lytte
listen {v} (to accept advice or obey instruction)  :: lystre
listen {v} (to hear (something))  :: høre
listener {n} (someone who listens)  :: lytter {m}
list price {n} (retail selling price)  :: [Bokmål] listepris {m}
litany {n}  :: litani {m}
litchi {n} (lychee) SEE: lychee  ::
liter {n} (cubic decimeter) SEE: litre  ::
literal {adj} (following the letter or exact words, not taking liberties)  :: [Bokmål] [translation] ordrett; [Nynorsk] [translation] ordrett
literally {adv} (not metaphorically)  :: [Bokmål] bokstavelig; [Nynorsk] bokstaveleg
literary {adj} (relating to literature)  :: [Bokmål] litterær; [Nynorsk] litterær
literary {adj} (relating to writers, or the profession of literature)  :: [Bokmål] litterær; [Nynorsk] litterær
literature {n} (body of all written works)  :: [Bokmål] litteratur {m}; [Nynorsk] litteratur {m}
lithium {n} (chemical element)  :: litium; [Nynorsk] litium
lithograph {n} (noun)  :: [Bokmål] litografi {m}; [Nynorsk] litografi {m}
lithography {n} (printing method)  :: [Bokmål] litografi {m}; [Nynorsk] litografi {m}
lithosphere {n} (The outer layer of the Earth)  :: [Bokmål] litosfære {m}; [Nynorsk] litosfære {m}
Lithuania {prop} (country)  :: Litauen
Lithuanian {adj} (referring to Lithuania)  :: [Bokmål] litauisk; [Nynorsk] litauisk
Lithuanian {prop} (language)  :: [Bokmål] litauisk {m}; [Nynorsk] litauisk {m}
Lithuanian {n} (person from Lithuania)  :: [Bokmål] litauer {m}; [Nynorsk] litauar {m}
litre {n} (unit of fluid measure)  :: [Bokmål] liter {m}; [Nynorsk] liter {m}
litter {n} (animals born in one birth)  :: [Bokmål] kull {n}; [Nynorsk] kull {n}
little {adj} (small in size)  :: liten, liten
little {adj} (very young)  :: liten
little {adj} ((of a sibling) younger)  :: lille-
little {adv} (not much)  :: lite
little auk {n} (Alle alle)  :: alkekonge {m}
little brother {n}  :: [Bokmål] lillebror {m}
little by little {adv} (a small amount at a time)  :: pø om pø; [Bokmål] litt etter hvert; [Nynorsk] litt etter kvart
little finger {n} (outermost and smallest finger of the hand)  :: [Bokmål] lillefinger {m}; [Nynorsk] veslefinger {m}
little owl {n} (species of owl)  :: kirkeugle
Little Red Riding Hood {prop} (a folktale)  :: Rødhette og ulven
little sister {n}  :: [Bokmål] lillesøster {m} {f}
liturgic {adj} (liturgical) SEE: liturgical  ::
liturgical {adj} (Pertaining to liturgy)  :: [Bokmål] liturgisk; [Nynorsk] liturgisk
liturgy {n} (a predetermined or prescribed set of rituals)  :: [Bokmål] liturgi {m}; [Nynorsk] liturgi {m}
live {v} (be alive)  :: leve
live {v} (have permanent residence)  :: bo
live {adj} (electrically charged)  :: [Bokmål] strømførende
live {adv} (as it happens)  :: direkte, live (English loanword)
live and let live {v} (be tolerant)  :: lev og la leve
live by the sword, die by the sword {proverb} (one who uses violence can expect a violent response)  :: alle som griper til sverd, skal falle for sverd
livelihood {n} (means of supporting oneself)  :: [Bokmål] utkomme {n}, livsopphold {n}, levebrød {n}; [Nynorsk] utkome {f}, livsopphald {n}, levebrød {n}
liver {n} (organ of the body)  :: [Bokmål] lever {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] lever {f}
liver {n} (organ as food)  :: [Bokmål] lever {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] lever {f}
liverwort {n} (bryophyte with a leafy stem)  :: levermose {m}
livestock {n} (farm animals)  :: husdyr {n}, fe {n}
living {n} (financial means; a means of maintaining life)  :: [Bokmål] levebrød {n}; [Nynorsk] levebrød {n}
living conditions {n}  :: [Bokmål] leveforhold {n}; [Nynorsk] leveforhold {n}
living room {n} (room in a private house)  :: stue {c}
living standard {n} (standard of living) SEE: standard of living  ::
Livonian {prop} (language)  :: livisk
lizard {n} (reptile)  :: [Bokmål] øgle {m} {f}, firfisle {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] øgle {f}, firfisle {f}
lizard {n} (coward) SEE: coward  ::
llama {n} (South Americal mammal of the camel family, Llama glama)  :: llama
loader {n} (person or device that loads)  :: [Bokmål] laster {m}; [Nynorsk] lastar {m}
loader {n} (tractor with a scoop)  :: [Bokmål] hjullaster {m}; [Nynorsk] hjullastar {m}
loan {n} (borrowed sum of money or other valuables)  :: lån
loan shark {n} (money lender; usurer)  :: [Bokmål] lånehai {m}, ågerkar {m}, ågerkarl {m}; [Nynorsk] lånehai {m}, ågerkar {m}
loan translation {n} (calque) SEE: calque  ::
loanword {n} (word taken from another language)  :: [Bokmål] lånord {n}, fremmedord {n}, importord {n}; [Nynorsk] låneord {n}, lånord {n}, framandord {n}, importord {n}
lobscouse {n} (meat dish stewed with vegetables and ship biscuit)  :: lapskaus {m}
lobster {n} (crustacean)  :: hummer
local {adj} (of a nearby location)  :: lokal
locality {n} (situation or position of an object)  :: [Bokmål] lokalitet {m}; [Nynorsk] lokalitet {m}
locality {n} (neighbourhood)  :: [Bokmål] lokalitet {m}; [Nynorsk] lokalitet {m}
localization {n} (act of localizing)  :: lokalisering {f}
localization {n} (state of being localized)  :: lokalisering {f}
localize {v} (make local)  :: lokalisere
location {n} (place)  :: [Bokmål] sted {n}, beliggenhet {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] stad {m}
locative {n} (locative case) SEE: locative case  ::
locative case {n} (case used to indicate place, or the place where)  :: lokativ
lock {n} (something used for fastening)  :: [Bokmål] lås {m} {n}; [Nynorsk] lås {m} {n}
lockable {adj} (capable of being locked)  :: [Bokmål] låsbar; [Nynorsk] låsbar
locker {n} (storage compartment)  :: skap {n}
locker room {n} (locker room) SEE: changing room  ::
locket {n} (chained ornament)  :: medaljong {m}
lockup {n} (prison) SEE: prison  ::
loco {n} (locomotive (short form))  :: [Bokmål] lok {n}; [Nynorsk] lok {n}
locomotive {n} (self-propelled vehicle that runs on rails)  :: [Bokmål] lokomotiv {n}; [Nynorsk] lokomotiv {n}
locust {n} (type of grasshopper)  :: gresshoppe {m}
lodestar {n} (star used as navigation reference)  :: ledestjerne {f}
lodestar {n} (guiding tenet)  :: ledestjerne {f}
Lode Star {prop} (Polaris) SEE: Polaris  ::
lodge {n} (inn) SEE: inn  ::
loess {n} (sediment of eolian origin)  :: løss
loft {n} (an attic or similar space)  :: [Bokmål] loft {n}; [Nynorsk] loft {n}
loftiness {n} (arrogance) SEE: arrogance  ::
log {n} (logbook) SEE: logbook  ::
log {n} (logbook) SEE: logbook  ::
log {n} (rolled cake) SEE: Swiss roll  ::
loganberry {n} (raspberry-blackberry hybrid berry)  :: [Bokmål] loganbær {n}
logarithm {n} (The power to which a given base number must be raised in order to obtain a given number)  :: [Bokmål] logaritme {m}; [Nynorsk] logaritme {m}
logbook {n} (nautical: book in which details from journey are recorded)  :: loggbok {m} {f}
log drive {n} (transport)  :: tømmerrenne {f}
loge {n} (booth) SEE: booth  ::
logic {n} (method of human thought)  :: logikk {m}
logic {n} (mathematical study)  :: logikk {m}
logic {n} (formal or informal language)  :: logikk {m}
logic {n} (any system of thought, irrespective of its rigor or productiveness)  :: logikk {m}
logical {adj} (in agreement with the principles of logic)  :: logisk
logical {adj} (reasonable)  :: logisk
logical {adj} (of or pertaining to logic)  :: logisk
log in {v} (gain access to a computer system)  :: [Bokmål] logge på
login {n} (user's identification)  :: [Bokmål] pålogging {m}
logion {n} (a saying that is attributed to Jesus but which is not in the Bible)  :: logion {n}
logistics {n} (planning and implementing the flow of goods and services)  :: logistikk
log off {v} (log out) SEE: log out  ::
logomachy {n} (conflict waged only as a battle of words)  :: ordduell {m}
log on {v} (log in) SEE: log in  ::
log out {v} (to exit an account in a computing system)  :: logge ut
-logy {suffix} (branch of learning)  :: -logi {c}
loin {n} (part of the body)  :: lende {m}
loins {n} (plural form of loin) SEE: loin  ::
Lojban {prop} (artificial logical language based on Loglan)  :: lojban
Loki {prop} (god of mischief and trickery)  :: [Bokmål] Loke; [Nynorsk] Loke
lol {interj} (Used to express laughter) SEE: LOL  ::
LOL {interj} (expression of laughter)  :: lol
lolly {n} (money) SEE: money  ::
Lombardic {adj} (related to the Lombards)  :: lombardisk
London {prop} (in the United Kingdom)  :: [Bokmål] London; [Nynorsk] London
Londoner {n} (person from or inhabitant of London)  :: [Bokmål] londoner {m}; [Nynorsk] londonar {m}
Londonian {n} (Londoner) SEE: Londoner  ::
lone {adj} (having no companion)  :: [Bokmål] ensom
lonely {adj} (of person: unhappy by feeling isolated)  :: [Bokmål] ensom
lonely {adj} (of place: desolate)  :: [Bokmål] ensom
lonely {adj} (solitary) SEE: solitary  ::
loner {n} (one who lacks or avoids company)  :: einstøing {m}
lonesome {adj} (unhappy due to being alone)  :: [Bokmål] ensom {m}
long {adj} (having much distance from one point to another)  :: lang
long {adj} (having great duration)  :: lang
long {v} (to wait, to aspire)  :: lengte
long {adj} (not short) SEE: tall  ::
long arm of the law {n} (influence or effectiveness of law enforcement)  :: [Bokmål] lovens lange arm; [Nynorsk] lovas lange arm, lovens lange arm
longbow {n} (large bow)  :: [Bokmål] langbue {m}
longe {v} (work a horse in a circle)  :: longere
long-eared owl {n} (Asio otus)  :: hornugle
long for {v} (to have desire for; to yearn)  :: lange
long-haired {adj} (Having long, uncut hair on the head)  :: [Bokmål] langhåret
longhouse {n} (outhouse) SEE: outhouse  ::
longing {n} (melancholic desire)  :: [Bokmål] lengsel {m}; [Nynorsk] lengsel {m}, lengsle {f}
long jump {n} (athletics field event)  :: [Bokmål] lengdehopp {n}; [Nynorsk] lengdehopp {n}
long-legged {adj} (having long legs)  :: [Bokmål] langbeint, langbent; [Nynorsk] langbeina, langbeint
longship {n}  :: [Bokmål] langskip {n}; [Nynorsk] langskip {n}
longshoreman {n} (man employed to load and unload ships)  :: [Bokmål] havnearbeider {m}, bryggearbeider {m}
longstanding {adj} (longstanding) SEE: long-standing  ::
long-standing {adj} (having existed for a long time)  :: [Bokmål] årelang; [Nynorsk] årelang
long-tailed jaeger {n} (Stercorarius longicaudus)  :: fjelljo
long time no see {interj} (idiomatic: I (or we) have not seen you for a long time)  :: [Bokmål] lenge siden sist
long wave {n} (radio wave)  :: [Bokmål] langbølge {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] langbylgje {f}, langbølgje {f}
Longyearbyen {prop} (settlement)  :: [Bokmål] Longyearbyen; [Nynorsk] Longyearbyen
loo {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet  ::
look {v} (to try to see)  :: se, skue; [Nynorsk] lita
look {v} (to appear, to seem)  :: se ut, synes
look {v} (to search)  :: se etter, søke, leite; [Nynorsk] leite, leita
look {v} (to face)  :: oppsøke
look {v} (to expect)  :: se ut
look {n} (action of looking)  :: [Bokmål] blikk {n}; [Nynorsk] blikk {n}
look {n} (physical appearance)  :: utseende {n}
look {n} (facial expression)  :: uttrykk {n}
lookalike {n} (person physically resembling another person)  :: dobbeltgjenger {m}
look at {v}  :: se
look down on {v} (to regard or treat as inferior)  :: se ned på, rakke ned på
look for {v} (search; seek)  :: være ute etter; [Bokmål] lete, leite, se etter, søke, lete; [Nynorsk] leite, sjå etter
look forward to {v} (anticipate, expect, or wait for)  :: [Bokmål] glede seg, se frem til
looking glass {n} (mirror) SEE: mirror  ::
look like {v} (be similar in appearance, resemble)  :: [Bokmål] se ut som, ligne, ligne på
look out {v} (to look from within to the outside)  :: pass opp
lookout {n} (vantage point with a view of the surrounding area)  :: [Bokmål] utkikk {m}; [Nynorsk] utkikk {m}
lookout {n} (person on watch for approaching enemy, police, etc.)  :: [Bokmål] utkikk {m}; [Nynorsk] utkikk {m}
look up {v} (to obtain information about something from a text source)  :: slå opp
look up to {v} (To show respect for)  :: se opp til
loom {n} (weaving frame)  :: [Bokmål] vevstol {m}, vev {m}; [Nynorsk] vevstol {m}, vev {m}
loom {n} (bird of order Gaviformes) SEE: loon  ::
loon {n} (bird of order Gaviiformes)  :: [Bokmål] lom {m}
loop {n} (ring road) SEE: ring road  ::
loophole {n} (method of escape)  :: smutthull {n}
loophole {n} (slit in a castle wall)  :: skyteskår {n}
loose {adj} (not fixed tightly)  :: [Bokmål] løs
loose {adj} (not fitting tightly)  :: [Bokmål] løs
loosen {v} (to make less tight)  :: [Bokmål] løsne, løse; [Nynorsk] løyse
loot {v} (to steal from)  :: [Bokmål] plyndre; [Nynorsk] plyndre
loquacious {adj} (talkative, chatty)  :: plaprende
loquacity {n} (talkativeness)  :: snakkesalighet
Lord {prop} (God)  :: [Bokmål] Herre {m} (Herren {m}); [Nynorsk] Herre {m} (Herren {m})
Lord {prop} (Jesus)  :: [Bokmål] Herre {m} (Herren {m}); [Nynorsk] Herre {m} (Herren {m})
Lord {n} (British aristocratic title)  :: [Bokmål] lord {m}; [Nynorsk] lord {m}
lordosis {n} (excessive backwards curvature of the spine)  :: svaie ryggen
Lord's Prayer {prop} (the prayer taught by Jesus Christ to his disciples)  :: [Bokmål] Fader vår; [Nynorsk] Fader vår
lorry {n} (motor vehicle) SEE: truck  ::
lorry driver {n} (person employed to drive a truck) SEE: truck driver  ::
lose {v} (cause (something) to cease to be in one's possession or capability)  :: miste
lose {v} ((transitive) fail to win)  :: [Bokmål] tape
lose face {v} (lose respect of others)  :: [Bokmål] tape ansikt, miste ansikt; [Nynorsk] miste andlet, miste ansikt
lose it {v} (to lose one's temper)  :: klikke
lose one's way {v} (get lost) SEE: get lost  ::
lose weight {v} (to become less heavy)  :: gå ned i vekt
loss {n} (destruction, ruin)  :: [Bokmål] [ship at sea] forlis {n}; [Nynorsk] [ship at sea] forlis {n}
loss {n}  :: tap
lost {adj} (in an unknown location)  :: tapt
lot {n} (that which happens without human design or forethought)  :: skjebne
lot {n} (large quantity or number) SEE: a lot  ::
lots {n} (lots) SEE: a lot  ::
lottery {n} (scheme for the distribution of prizes by lot or chance)  :: [Bokmål] lotteri {n}; [Nynorsk] lotteri {n}
lottery {n} (affair of chance)  :: [Bokmål] lotteri {n}; [Nynorsk] lotteri {n}
lottery ticket {n} (slip of paper drawn in a lottery)  :: lodd {n}
loud {adj} (of a sound)  :: [Bokmål] høy, høylytt
loud {adj} (noisy)  :: [Bokmål] høylytt
loudspeaker {n} (transducer)  :: [Bokmål] høgtaler {m}, høytaler {m}, høyttaler {m}; [Nynorsk] høgtalar {m}
loudspeaker {n} (encasing)  :: [Bokmål] høgtaler {m}, høytaler {m}, høyttaler {m}; [Nynorsk] høgtalar {m}
Louis {prop} (male given name)  :: Ludvig
Louisa {prop} (female given name) SEE: Louise  ::
Louise {prop} (feminine form of Louis)  :: Lovise
louse {n} (insect)  :: [Bokmål] lus {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] lus {f}
love {n} (strong affection)  :: [Bokmål] kjærlighet {m} {f}, kjærleik {m}; [Nynorsk] kjærleik {m}
love {n} (object of one's romantic feelings; darling or sweetheart)  :: elskling {m}, kjæreste, min elskede, kjære
love {n}  :: kjærlighet {m}
love {v} (have a strong affection for)  :: elske
love {v} (be strongly inclined towards doing)  :: elske, like
love {v} (care about; will good for)  :: elske
love {v} ((euphemistic): to have sex with)  :: elske med
love {n} (zero)  :: null
love affair {n} (adulterous relationship)  :: [Bokmål] kjærlighetsaffære {m}
lovebird {n} (an affectionate couple (or a person thereof))  :: turtelduer {m-p} {f-p} (turteldue {m} {f})
love bite {n} (swelling on the skin)  :: sugemerke {n}
loved one {n} (very close friend or family member)  :: kjære
love handle {n} (a protruding area of fat on the side of the body)  :: bilring {m}
loveless {adj} (without love)  :: kjærlighetsløst
love life {n} (individual's amorous life)  :: [Bokmål] kjærlighetsliv {n}
lover {n} (one who loves another person)  :: [Bokmål] elsker {m} (male), elskerinne {m} {f} (female)
lover {n} (sexual partner)  :: [Bokmål] elsker {m} (male), elskerinne {m} {f} (female)
lover {n} (person who loves something)  :: [Bokmål] elsker {m}
love rat {n} (adulterer) SEE: adulterer  ::
low {adj} (in a position comparatively close to the ground)  :: lav
low {n} (area of low pressure)  :: lågtrykksområde {n}; [Bokmål] lavtrykk {n}; [Nynorsk] lågtrykk {n}
low {n} (flame) SEE: flame  ::
low {v} (moo) SEE: moo  ::
lower {adj} (more towards the bottom)  :: [Bokmål] nedre; [Nynorsk] nedre
lower arm {n} (section of an arm) SEE: forearm  ::
Lower Saxony {prop} (state)  :: [Bokmål] Niedersachsen {n}
Low German {prop} (West Germanic language)  :: [Bokmål] lavtysk {m}, nedertysk {m}, plattysk {m}; [Nynorsk] lågtysk {m}, nedertysk {m}, plattysk {m}
low-lying {adj} (referring to places that are lower than nearby areas)  :: [Bokmål] lavtliggende
low tide {n} (the tide at its lowest level)  :: [Bokmål] lavvann {n}
loyal {adj} (firm in allegiance to a person or institution)  :: [Bokmål] lojal, trofast; [Nynorsk] lojal, trufast
loyalness {n} (loyalty) SEE: loyalty  ::
loyalty {n} (the state of being loyal; fidelity)  :: loyalitet {m}
loyalty {n} (faithfulness or devotion to some person, cause or nation)  :: loyalitet {m}
Ltd. {abbr}  :: AS
lube {n} (lubricant) SEE: lubricant  ::
lubricant {n} (substance used to reduce friction)  :: [Bokmål] smøremiddel {n}; [Nynorsk] smørjemiddel {n}
lubrication {n} (the application of lubricants)  :: [Bokmål] smøring {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] smørjing {f}
Lucas {prop} (male given name) SEE: Luke  ::
Lucia {prop} (female given name) SEE: Lucy  ::
Lucian {prop} (sophist of Syrian origin)  :: Lukian
luckily {adv} (in a lucky manner)  :: [Bokmål] heldigvis, lykkelig; [Nynorsk] heldigvis
lucky {adj} (of people, having good fortune)  :: heldig
Lucy {prop} (female given name)  :: Lucia
ludicrous {adj} (idiotic or unthinkable, often to the point of being funny)  :: [Bokmål] latterlig
luge {n} (A racing sled)  :: slede {m}
luggage {n} (traveller's containers)  :: bagasje {m}
Luhansk People's Republic {prop} (secessionist state in Luhanshchyna, the Ukraine)  :: Folkerepublikken Lugansk
Lukas {prop} (given name) SEE: Luke  ::
Luke {prop} (given name)  :: Lukas
Luke {prop} (evangelist)  :: Lukas
Luke {prop} (gospel of Luke)  :: Evangeliet etter Lukas , Luk
lukewarm {adj} (temperature)  :: lunken
lukewarm {adj} (not very enthusiastic)  :: lunken
Lule Sami {prop} (language)  :: lulesamisk {c}
lullaby {n} (a soothing song to lull children to sleep)  :: [Bokmål] vuggesang
lumberjack {n} (person who fells trees)  :: tømmerhugger {m}
lumbermill {n} (mill for processing lumber) SEE: sawmill  ::
lumpfish {n} (lumpsucker) SEE: lumpsucker  ::
lumpsucker {n} (scorpaeniform fish)  :: rognkall, rognkjaeks, rognkjeks
lump sum {n} (large one-time payment)  :: engangssum {m}
lumpy {adj} (full of lumps)  :: [Bokmål] klumpete; [Nynorsk] klumpete
Luna {prop} (Earth's moon) SEE: Moon  ::
lunacy {n} (state of being mad)  :: galskap {m}
lunar eclipse {n} (when the Earth casts its shadow over the Moon)  :: [Bokmål] måneformørkelse; [Nynorsk] måneformørking
lunar phase {n} (any one of the aspects presented by the moon)  :: [Bokmål] månefase {m}; [Nynorsk] månefase {m}
lunatic asylum {n} (mental hospital) SEE: mental hospital  ::
lunch {n} (meal around midday)  :: [Bokmål] lunsj {m}; [Nynorsk] lunsj {m}
lunchbox {n} (container for transporting meals)  :: [Bokmål] matboks {m}; [Nynorsk] matboks {m}
luncheon {n} (a formal term for lunch) SEE: lunch  ::
luncheon {n}  :: [Bokmål] lunsj {m}, middag {m}, middagsmat {m}; [Nynorsk]
lunchtime {n} (time or hour for lunch)  :: [Bokmål] lunsjtid {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] lunsjtid {f}
lung {n} (organ that extracts oxygen from the air)  :: [Bokmål] lunge {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] lunge {f}
lung cancer {n} (cancer of the lung(s))  :: [Bokmål] lungekreft {m}; [Nynorsk] lungekreft {m}
lupin {n} (any member of the genus Lupinus in the family Fabaceae)  :: [Bokmål] lupin {m}; [Nynorsk] lupin {m}
lupine {n} (lupin) SEE: lupin  ::
lure {n} (artificial fishing bait)  :: agn {n}
Lusatia {prop} (region)  :: [Nynorsk] Lausitz
Lusophone {adj} (of a person, Portuguese-speaking)  :: [Bokmål] portugisisktalende
Lusophone {adj} (of a place, Portuguese-speaking)  :: [Bokmål] portugisiskspråklig, portugisisktalende
Lusophone {n} (Portuguese speaker)  :: [Bokmål] portugisisktalende {m}
lute {n} (stringed instrument)  :: [Bokmål] lutt {m}; [Nynorsk] lutt {m}
lutefisk {n} (Traditional Nordic dish)  :: [Bokmål] lutefisk {m}; [Nynorsk] lutefisk {m}
lutetium {n} (chemical element with atomic number of 71)  :: lutetium
Lutheran {n} (member of any Christian church identifying with the theology of Martin Luther)  :: [Bokmål] lutheraner {m}
Lutheranism {n} (branch of Christianity developed by Martin Luther)  :: lutherdom {m}
luxate {v} (to dislocate)  :: luksere
Luxembourg {prop} (country)  :: Luxembourg, Luxemburg
Luxembourger {n} (person from Luxembourg)  :: [Bokmål] luxemburger {m}, luxembourger {m}; [Nynorsk] luxemburgar {m}, luxembourgar {m}
Luxembourgian {n} (Luxembourger) SEE: Luxembourger  ::
Luxembourgian {adj} (Luxembourgish) SEE: Luxembourgish  ::
Luxembourgish {adj} (pertaining to Luxembourg)  :: [Bokmål] luxemburgsk, luxembourgsk; [Nynorsk] luxemburgsk, luxembourgsk
Luxembourgish {prop} (language of Luxembourg)  :: [Bokmål] luxemburgsk {m}, luxembourgsk {m}; [Nynorsk] luxemburgsk {m}, luxembourgsk {m}
Luxemburger {n} (Luxembourger) SEE: Luxembourger  ::
luxurious {adj} (being very fine and comfortable)  :: [Bokmål] luksuriøs; [Nynorsk] luksuriøs
luxury {n} (very wealthy and comfortable surroundings)  :: [Bokmål] luksus {m}; [Nynorsk] luksus {m}
luxury {n} (something desirable but expensive)  :: [Bokmål] luksusvare {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] luksusvare {f}
luxury {n} (something very pleasant but not really needed in life)  :: [Bokmål] luksusvare {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] luksusvare {f}
luxury good {n} (product or service not considered essential to everyday life)  :: [Bokmål] luksusvare {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] luksusvare {f}
lycanthrope {n} (werewolf) SEE: werewolf  ::
lychee {n} (tree)  :: litchi
lychee {n} (fruit)  :: litchi
Lydia {prop} (biblical woman)  :: Lydia
Lydia {prop} (female given name)  :: Lydia
lye {n} (caustic alkaline solution)  :: [Bokmål] lut {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] lut {m} {f}
lymph {n} (the fluid carried by the lymphatic system)  :: lymfe {m} {f}
lynchpin {n} (a securing pin)  :: sikring {m}, splint {m}
lynx {n} (wild cat)  :: [Bokmål] gaupe {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] gaupe {f}
lyric {n} (lyric poem)  :: [Bokmål] lyrikk {m}; [Nynorsk] lyrikk {m}
lyric {n} (words of a song) SEE: lyrics  ::
lyrics {n} (the words to a song)  :: tekst {m} {f}
-lysis {suffix} (decomposition or breakdown)  :: [Bokmål] -lyse {m}; [Nynorsk] -lyse {m}