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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 Day {n} (holiday on May 1st) SEE: May Day ::
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}
laconic {adj} (using as few words as possible) :: [Bokmål] lakonisk; [Nynorsk] lakonisk
lacquer {n} (glossy, resinous material used as a surface coating) :: [Bokmål] lakk {m}; [Nynorsk] lakk {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
lacuna {n} (small opening) :: [Bokmål] lakune {m}; [Nynorsk] lakune {m} {f}
lacuna {n} (absent part) :: [Bokmål] lakune {m}; [Nynorsk] lakune {m} {f}
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) :: [Bokmål] språk {n}, talemål {n} [oral only], tunge {f}, tungemål {n}; [Nynorsk] språk {n}, talemål {n} [oral only], tunge {f}, tungemål {n}
language {n} (the ability to communicate using words) :: [Bokmål] taleevne {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] taleeve {f}
language {n} (nonverbal communication) :: [Bokmål] språk {n}; [Nynorsk] språk {n}
language {n} (vocabulary of a particular field) :: [Bokmål] språk {n}, terminologi {m}; [Nynorsk] språk {n}, terminologi {m}
language {n} (particular words used) :: [Bokmål] språk {n}; [Nynorsk] 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} (Trojan or 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} (a stage of growth) :: [Bokmål] larve {m} {f}
larva {n} (an animal in such stage of growth, see also: tadpole) :: [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 beam) SEE: laser beam ::
laser {n} (laser printer) SEE: laser printer ::
laser beam {n} (light from a laser) :: [Bokmål] laserstråle {m}; [Nynorsk] laserstråle {m}
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 ::
last in first out {adj} (of a situation where the last to arrive is the first to go) :: [Bokmål] sist inn, først ut; [Nynorsk] sist inn, først ut, sist inn, fyrst ut
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
lateral sclerosis {n} (disease) :: [Bokmål] lateralsklerose {m}
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} (molten 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 established in a community by its authorities) :: lov {m}
law {n} (any rule that must or should be obeyed) :: lov {m}
law {n} (statement of (observed, established) order, sequence or relationship of phenomena) :: lov {m}
law {n} (mathematics: statement that is true under specified conditions) :: lov {m}
law {n} (informal: 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 {n} (sung poem) :: kvede {n}
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 {determiner} (the smallest amount of) :: [Bokmål] minst; [Nynorsk] minst
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 {m} {f}, foredrag {n}; [Nynorsk] førelesing {f}, forelesning {f}, foredrag {n}
lecture {v} (to teach) :: [Bokmål] forelese
lecture {v} (to berate, to scold) :: [Bokmål] irettesette, skjenne
lecture hall {n} (lecture theatre) SEE: lecture theatre ::
lecturer {n} (person who gives lectures) :: [Bokmål] foredragsholder {m}; [Nynorsk] foredragshaldar {m}, føredragshaldar {m}
lecturer {n} (member of university or college) :: [Bokmål] foreleser {m}; [Nynorsk] forelesar {m}, førelesar {m}
lecture theatre {n} (room in a university with many seats and a pitched floor) :: [Bokmål] forelesningssal {m}; [Nynorsk] forelesningssal {m} [etc.]
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
leftover {n} (something left behind) :: [Bokmål] matrest {m}; [Nynorsk] matrest {m}
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}
legion {n} (the major unit or division of the Roman army) :: [Bokmål] legion {m}; [Nynorsk] legion {m}
legislation {n} (the act of legislating) :: [Bokmål] lovgivning {m} {f}
legislation {n} (law already enacted by legislature) :: [Bokmål] lovgivning {m} {f}
legislative {adj} (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]
lek {n} (currency of Albania) :: [Bokmål] lek {m}
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) :: [Bokmål] sitronsaft {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] 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}, langfaste {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] langfaste {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} (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}
less-than-stellar {adj} (not very good) SEE: poor ::
less-than-stellar {adj} (mediocre) SEE: mediocre ::
less-than-stellar {adj} (not satisfactory) SEE: unsatisfactory ::
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
Letzeburgesh {prop} (Germanic language) SEE: Luxembourgish ::
leucism {n} (partial loss of pigmentation) :: [Bokmål] leukisme {m}; [Nynorsk] leukisme {m}
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 {v} (to progress to the next level) :: gå videre til neste nivå
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 ::
lexicographer {n} (one who writes or compiles a dictionary) :: [Bokmål] leksikograf {m}; [Nynorsk] leksikograf {m}
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}
liberator {n} (person who frees or liberates) :: [Bokmål] befrier {m}
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 the 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}
lieutenant {adj} (military grade) :: [Bokmål] løytnant {m}; [Nynorsk] løytnant
lie with {v} (to have sex) :: [Bokmål] ligge med; [Nynorsk] ligge med, liggje med, ligga med, liggja med
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 cycle {n} (course of stages through which an organism passes) :: [Bokmål] livssyklus {m}; [Nynorsk] livssyklus {m}
life cycle {n} (useful life of a product or system; developmental history of an individual or group) :: [Bokmål] livssyklus {m}; [Nynorsk] livssyklus {m}
life expectancy {n} (the amount of time one is expected to live) :: [Bokmål] forventet levealder {m}; [Nynorsk] forventa levealder {m}
life-giving {adj} (necessary for life) :: [Bokmål] livgivende
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; [Nynorsk] livstruande, livstrugande
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}
ligation {n} (act of tying) :: ligering
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} (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} (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 wave {n} (wave of light) :: [Bokmål] lysbølge {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] lysbølge {f} (etc.)
lightwave {n} (wave of light) SEE: light wave ::
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}
lily of the valley {n} (Convallaria majalis) :: [Bokmål] liljekonvall {m}
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}
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}, lintøy {n}; [Nynorsk] lin {n}, lintøy {n}
linen {n} (items) :: [Bokmål] lintøy {n}; [Nynorsk] lintøy {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
lisp {v} (to pronounce the sibilant letter ‘s’ imperfectly) :: [Bokmål] lespe; [Nynorsk] lespa
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) :: [Bokmål] lytter {m}; [Nynorsk] lyttar {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}
litter {v} (drop or throw trash without properly disposing of it) :: [Bokmål] forsøple
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 black dress {n} (woman's short black dress) :: lille sorte {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 girl {n} (a female child) :: [Bokmål] småjente {m} {f}, lita / liten jente {m} {f} / pike {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] småjente {f}, lita jente {f}
little gull {n} (gull) :: dvergmåke
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) :: [Bokmål] stue {m} {f}, oppholdsrom {n}; [Nynorsk] stue {f}, opphaldsrom {n}
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, Lama 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) :: [Bokmål] løss {m}; [Nynorsk] løss {m}
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} (stall) SEE: stall ::
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; [Nynorsk] logga inn
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
lokun {n} (doctor) SEE: doctor ::
lol {interj} (Used to express laughter) SEE: LOL ::
LOL {interj} (expression of laughter) :: lol
lolly {n} (money) SEE: money ::
Lombard {n} (banker or moneylender) SEE: banker ::
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 ::
London Underground {prop} (the London underground) :: [Bokmål] Londons undergrunnsbane {m}
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} (type of Viking vessel) :: [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 duck {n} (Clangula hyemalis) :: havelle {f}
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} (seem, appear) :: [Bokmål] se ut som om
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 Gaviiformes) 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
Lorraine {prop} (region west of Alsace) :: [Bokmål] Lorraine {n}; [Nynorsk] Lorraine {n}
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}
lotus {n} (Nymphaea) SEE: water lily ::
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 ::
low-budget {adj} (Achieved with a relatively small financial outlay) :: [Bokmål] lavbudsjett-
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}, platt-tysk {m}, nedersaksisk {m}; [Nynorsk] lågtysk {m}, nedertysk {m}, plattysk {m}, platt-tysk {m}, nedersaksisk {m}
low-lying {adj} (referring to places that are lower than nearby areas) :: [Bokmål] lavtliggende
Low Saxon {prop} (language) SEE: Low German ::
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) :: lojalitet {m}
loyalty {n} (faithfulness or devotion to some person, cause or nation) :: lojalitet {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 ::
luminosity {n} (rate at which a star radiates energy) :: [Bokmål] luminositet {m}; [Nynorsk] luminositet {m}
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 {adj} (pertaining to the theology of Martin Luther or his followers, or the Lutheran church) :: [Bokmål] luthersk; [Nynorsk] luthersk
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} (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}
lysergic {adj} (psychedelic) SEE: psychedelic ::
-lysis {suffix} (decomposition or breakdown) :: [Bokmål] -lyse {m}; [Nynorsk] -lyse {m}