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mañana {adv} (Sometime in the future)  :: [Bokmål] en eller annen gang
mañana {adv} (tomorrow) SEE: tomorrow  ::
mac {n} (mackintosh) SEE: mackintosh  ::
macabre {adj} (ghastly, shocking, terrifying)  :: [Bokmål] makaber; [Nynorsk] makaber
macadamia {n} (macadamia nut) SEE: macadamia nut  ::
macaroni {n} (type of pasta)  :: makaroni
macaroon {n} (soft biscuit or cookie prepared with almond or coconut dough)  :: makron {m}
macaw {n} (various parrots)  :: ara {m}, ara papegøye {m}
Macedonia {prop} (ancient kingdom)  :: Makedonia
Macedonia {prop} (former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, see also: former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia)  :: Makedonia
Macedonia {prop} (region of northern Greece)  :: Makedonia
Macedonian {adj} (of Macedonia, its people or language)  :: [Bokmål] makedonsk; [Nynorsk] makedonsk
Macedonian {n} (person from Macedonia)  :: [Bokmål] makedoner {m}, makedonier {m}; [Nynorsk] makedonar {m}, makedoniar {m}
Macedonian {prop} (language of antiquity)  :: [Bokmål] makedonsk {m}; [Nynorsk] makedonsk {m}
Macedonian {prop} (Slavic language of Macedonia)  :: [Bokmål] makedonsk {m}; [Nynorsk] makedonsk {m}
Macedo-Romanian {prop} (Aromanian) SEE: Aromanian  ::
MacGyver {v} (to jury-rig) SEE: jury-rig  ::
machine {n}  :: maskin {m}
machine {n} (mechanical or electrical device)  :: [Bokmål] maskin {m}
machine code {n} (machine language) SEE: machine language  ::
machine gun {n} (type of firearm)  :: [Bokmål] maskingevær {n}; [Nynorsk] maskingevær {n}
machine language {n} (set of instructions for a computer)  :: maskinkode
machine translation {n}  :: [Bokmål] maskinoversettelse {m}
machinist {n} (operator) SEE: operator  ::
macintosh {n} (raincoat) SEE: mackintosh  ::
mackerel {n} (edible fish)  :: makrell
mackerel bird {n} (wryneck) SEE: wryneck  ::
mackintosh {n} (raincoat in general) SEE: raincoat  ::
macpalxochitl {n} (Mexican hand tree) SEE: Mexican hand tree  ::
macrocosm {n} (the universe) SEE: universe  ::
macroeconomics {n} (study of the entire economy)  :: makroøkonomi
macron {n} (short, straight, horizontal diacritical mark placed over a vowel)  :: makron {n}
macrosporangium {n} (megasporangium) SEE: megasporangium  ::
mad {adj} (angry)  :: sint, sinna, olm
mad {adj} (insane (adj.))  :: gal, sprø
mad {adj} (wanting intensely)  :: gal etter
Madagascar {prop} (country in Southern Africa)  :: Madagaskar
madam {n} (polite term of address to a woman)  :: frue {c}
madam {n} (woman who manages a brothel)  :: bordellmamma {m}, horemamma {m}
madness {n}  :: galskap
Madonna {prop} (Virgin Mary) SEE: Virgin Mary  ::
madrasa {n} (madrasah) SEE: madrasah  ::
madrassah {n} (madrasah) SEE: madrasah  ::
Madrid {prop} (capital of Spain)  :: Madrid
Madrileño {adj} (of Madrid) SEE: Madrilenian  ::
Madrileño {n} (Someone from Madrid) SEE: Madrilenian  ::
madrone {n} (strawberry tree) SEE: strawberry tree  ::
maelstrom {n} (any violent or turbulent situation)  :: malstrøm, mælstrøm, malstraum
maelstrom {n} (large whirlpool)  :: malstrøm, mælstrøm, malstraum
magazine {n} (periodical)  :: tidsskrift
Magdalene {prop} (biblical character) SEE: Mary Magdalene  ::
Magdalene {prop} (female given name)  :: Magdalena
Magellanic penguin {n} (Penguin)  :: Magellanpingvin
Maggie {prop} (female given name)  :: Grete {f}
magician {n} (performer of tricks)  :: [Bokmål] tryllekunstner {m}; [Nynorsk] tryllekunstnar {m}
magician {n} (practitioner of allegedly supernatural magic)  :: magiker {m}
magician {n} (spiritualist or practitioner of mystic arts)  :: trollmann {m}
magic wand {n} (stick or staff used to perform magic)  :: [Bokmål] magisk vånd {m}, tryllestav {m}; [Nynorsk] tryllestav {m}
magma {n} (molten matter)  :: magma
Magna Carta {prop} (Magna Carta)  :: Magna Carta
Magna Graecia {prop} (Ancient Greek colonies in Italy and Sicily)  :: Magna Graecia
magnesium {n} (chemical element)  :: [Bokmål] magnesium {m} {n}; [Nynorsk] magnesium {m} {n}
magnet {n} (piece of material that attracts some metals by magnetism)  :: magnet {m}
magnetic {adj} (determined by earth's magnetic fields)  :: magnetisk
magnetic {adj} (having an extraordinary ability to attract)  :: fengslende, forførisk, lokkende, magnetisk, tiltrekkende
magnetic {adj} (having the properties a magnet)  :: magnetisk
magnetic {adj} (of, relating to, caused by, or operating by magnetism)  :: magnetisk
magnetic field {n} (a field of magnetic force)  :: [Bokmål] magnetfelt {n}; [Nynorsk] magnetfelt {n}
Magnetic North {n} (magnetic north) SEE: magnetic north  ::
magnetic tape {n} (acrylic tape used for recording data)  :: magnetisk tape
magnetism {n} (the property of being magnetic)  :: magnetisme {m}
magneto- {prefix} (magnet-) SEE: magnet-  ::
magnify {v} (to make larger)  :: forstørre
magnolia {n} (tree)  :: [Bokmål] magnolia {m}; [Nynorsk] magnolia {m}
Magnus {prop} (male given name)  :: Magnus
magpie {n} (bird of genus Pica)  :: [Bokmål] skjære {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] skjor {f}
magus {n} (magician, mage)  :: mager {m}
magus {n} (Zoroastrian priest or astrologer)  :: mager {m}
Magyar {adj} (Hungarian) SEE: Hungarian  ::
Maharastra {prop} (Maharashtra) SEE: Maharashtra  ::
Mahilyow {prop} (Mogilev) SEE: Mogilev  ::
Mahlon {prop} (biblical character)  :: Maklon
mahogany {n} (wood)  :: [Bokmål] mahogni {m}; [Nynorsk] mahogni {m}
maid {n} (female servant or cleaner)  :: pike {m}, stuepike {m}, tjenestejente {m}
maiden {adj} (virgin) SEE: virgin  ::
maidenhair fern {n} (maidenhair) SEE: maidenhair  ::
maiden name {n} (married woman's original last name)  :: pikenavn
mailman {n} (post office employee)  :: postmann
maim {v} (to cause permanent loss of a part of the body)  :: lemleste
main {adj} (principal)  :: hoved-
main {n} (high seas) SEE: high seas  ::
main {n} (mainland) SEE: mainland  ::
main {n} (strength) SEE: strength  ::
mainframe {n} (large computer)  :: stormaskin {m}
mainland {n} (the main landmass of a country or continent)  :: fastland {n}
main road {n} (major road in a town, village etc.)  :: [Bokmål] hovedvei {m}, hovedveg {m}; [Nynorsk] hovudveg {m}
maintain {v} (to keep up)  :: opprettholde, bevare, vedlikeholde
maintenance {n} (child support) SEE: child support  ::
maintenance {n} (keeping a machine or system in service)  :: [Bokmål] vedlikehold {n}; [Nynorsk] vedlikehald {n}
maintenance {n} (legal: payment made to a spouse after a divorce) SEE: alimony  ::
maintenance-free {adj} (not requiring maintenance)  :: [Bokmål] vedlikeholdsfri
maize {n} (corn; a type of grain of the species Zea mays)  :: [Bokmål] mais {m}; [Nynorsk] mais {m}
majestical {adj} (majestic) SEE: majestic  ::
majesty {n} (the quality of being impressive and great)  :: storslagenhet {m}, storslåtthet {m}
Majesty {pron} (term of address for royalty and imperiality)  :: Majestet {m}
majiang {n} (mahjong) SEE: mahjong  ::
major {adj} (music: of a scale which follows the pattern: tone - tone - semitone - tone - tone - tone - semitone)  :: større
major {n} (major premise) SEE: major premise  ::
major arcana {n} (Tarot cards)  :: store arkana
Majorca {prop} (island)  :: Mallorca
majority {n} (difference between the winning vote and the rest of the votes)  :: majoritet {m}, seiersmargin {m}
majority {n} (legal adulthood)  :: myndighetsalder {m}
majority {n} (more than half)  :: [Bokmål] majoritet {m}, flertall {n}; [Nynorsk] majoritet {m}, fleirtal {n}
majuscule {n} (upper-case letter) SEE: capital letter  ::
make a mountain out of a molehill {v} (to treat a problem as greater than it is)  :: gjøre en fjær til fem høns
make love {v} (to engage in sexual intercourse)  :: elske
make out {v}  :: kline
make sense {v} (be coherent)  :: gi mening
makeshift {adj} (made to work or suffice)  :: nødløsning, improvisert
make the news {v} (make news) SEE: make news  ::
make up {v} (to constitute)  :: [Bokmål] utgjøre
make up one's mind {v} (to decide, to reach a conclusion)  :: [Bokmål] bestemme seg
Makeyevka {prop} (Makiyivka) SEE: Makiyivka  ::
Malachi {prop} (book of The Bible)  :: Malakias
maladroit {adj} (not adroit; clumsy)  :: klossete, ubehjelpelig
malar {n} (cheekbone) SEE: cheekbone  ::
malar bone {n} (cheekbone) SEE: cheekbone  ::
Malawi {prop} (Republic of Malawi)  :: Malawi
Malawian {adj} (Of, from, or pertaining to Malawi or the Malawian people)  :: [Bokmål] malawisk; [Nynorsk] malawisk
Malawian {n} (A person from Malawi or of Malawian descent)  :: [Bokmål] malawier {m}; [Nynorsk] malawiar {m}
Malay {adj} (in, of or otherwise pertaining to the Malay language)  :: [Bokmål] malayisk, malaysisk; [Nynorsk] malayisk, malaysisk
Malay {adj}  :: malayisk
Malay {adj} (of or pertaining to Malaysia, see also: Malaysian)  :: [Bokmål] malayisk, malaysisk; [Nynorsk] malayisk, malaysisk
Malay {adj} (of the Malay people)  :: [Bokmål] malayisk, malaysisk; [Nynorsk] malayisk, malaysisk
Malay {n}  :: malayisk
Malay {n} (Malay person)  :: [Bokmål] malay {m}; [Nynorsk] malay {m}
Malay {prop} (the Malay language)  :: malayisk; [Bokmål] malayisk {m}, malaysisk {m}; [Nynorsk] malayisk {m}, malaysisk {m}
Malayalam {prop} (language)  :: malayalam
Malayization {n} (Malayisation) SEE: Malayisation  ::
Malaysia {prop} (country in Southeast Asia)  :: Malaysia
Malaysian {prop} (Malay) SEE: Malay  ::
Maldives {prop} (country in South Asia)  :: Maldivene
Maldivian {adj} (Of, from, or pertaining to the Maldives, the Maldivian people or the Maldivian language.)  :: [Bokmål] maldivisk; [Nynorsk] maldivisk
Maldivian {n} (person)  :: [Bokmål] maldiver {m}; [Nynorsk] maldiv {m}, maldivar {m}
Maldivian {prop} (language) SEE: Dhivehi  ::
male {adj} (belonging to the sex having testes and/or XY chromosomes)  :: mannlig, hann-
male {adj} (grammatically masculine) SEE: masculine  ::
male {adj} (having an external plug)  :: hann-
maledict {v} (berate) SEE: berate  ::
maledict {v} (curse) SEE: curse  ::
malediction {n} (curse) SEE: curse  ::
male-dominated {adj} (where men are in predominance)  :: [Bokmål] mannsdominert; [Nynorsk] mannsdominert
malevolently {adv} (malevolently) SEE: maliciously  ::
malfeasor {n} (wrongdoer) SEE: wrongdoer  ::
malformed {adj} (not formed correctly)  :: vanskapt, misdannet
Mali {prop} (A country in Western Africa)  :: Mali
Malian {adj} (Of, from, or pertaining to Mali or the Malian people)  :: [Bokmål] malisk; [Nynorsk] malisk
Malian {n} (A person from Mali or of Malian descent)  :: [Bokmål] malier {m}, maliar {m}
malicious {adj} (Deliberately harmful; spiteful)  :: ondsinnet
maliciousness {n} (maliciousness) SEE: malevolence  ::
malkin {n} (cat) SEE: cat  ::
mall {n} (enclosed shopping centre)  :: [Bokmål] kjøpesenter {n}
mallard {n} (a common and widespread dabbling duck, Anas platyrhynchos)  :: stokkand
malleable {adj} (able to be hammered into thin sheets)  :: bøyelig, fleksibel, smidig
malleable {adj} (liable to change)  :: fleksibel, smidig
mallet {n} (instrument for playing croquet)  :: kølle {f}
mallet {n} (small maul)  :: [Bokmål] klubbe {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] klubbe {f}
malleus {n} (tripus) SEE: tripus  ::
mallophagan {n} (chewing louse) SEE: chewing louse  ::
mallow {n} (any of a group of plants in several genera of the taxonomic family Malvaceae)  :: kattoster
malnutrition {n} (lack of adequate nourishment)  :: [Bokmål] underernæring {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] underernæring {f}
malt {n} (sprouted grain used in brewing)  :: [Bokmål] malt {n}; [Nynorsk] malt {n}
Malta {prop} (island)  :: Malta
Malta {prop} (republic)  :: Malta
Malta Island {prop} (the largest island of Malta)  :: Malta
Maltese {adj} (pertaining to Malta or its language)  :: [Bokmål] maltesisk; [Nynorsk] maltesisk
Maltese {n} (inhabitant of Malta)  :: [Bokmål] malteser {m}; [Nynorsk] maltesar {m}
Maltese {prop} (language of Malta)  :: [Bokmål] maltesisk {m}; [Nynorsk] maltesisk {m}
malt-o-meal {n} (cream of wheat) SEE: cream of wheat  ::
malt whiskey {n} (malt whisky) SEE: malt whisky  ::
malware {n} (software developed to cause harm to a computer system)  :: ondsinnet programvare {m}, ondsinnet kode {m}, skadevare {m}, skadelig programvare {m}
mama {n} (mother) SEE: mother  ::
mama {n} (mum) SEE: mum  ::
mamma {n} (mother) SEE: mother  ::
mamma {n} (mum) SEE: mum  ::
mammal {n} (animal of the class Mammalia)  :: pattedyr {n}
mammalian {n} (any mammal) SEE: mammal  ::
mammary {n} (breast) SEE: mamma  ::
mammoth {n} (elephant-like mammal)  :: [Bokmål] mammut {m}; [Nynorsk] mammut {m}
man {n} (adult male human)  :: mann {m}
man {n} (human)  :: menneske {n}
man {n} (piece in board games)  :: brikke {m}
man {v} (to supply with staff or crew)  :: bemanne
man {v} (to take up position in order to operate something)  :: bemanne
Man {prop} (genus Homo)  :: menneske
manage {v} (to achieve without fuss, or without outside help)  :: klare
manage {v} (to direct or be in charge)  :: lede
manage {v} (to handle or control a situation or job)  :: håndtere, klare
manage {v} (to succeed at an attempt)  :: klare
management {n} (administration; the process or practice of managing)  :: ledelse {m}
manager {n} (administrator, for a singer or group)  :: manager {m}, impressario {m}
manager {n} (person whose job is to manage something (for female equivalents, see manageress#Translations, see also: manageress))  :: [Bokmål] leder {m}, bestyrer {m}
managing director {n} (The chief executive of a limited company)  :: [Bokmål] administrerende direktør {m}; [Nynorsk] administrerande direktør {m}
Manchuria {prop} (Manchuria)  :: Mandsjuria
Manchurian {adj} (pertaining to Manchuria)  :: mandsjurisk
Manchurian {n} (inhabitant of Manchuria)  :: [Bokmål] mandsjurier {m}; [Nynorsk] mandsjuriar {m}
mandarin {n} (fruit) SEE: mandarin orange  ::
mandarin {n} (mandarin duck) SEE: mandarin duck  ::
mandarin {n} (tree) SEE: mandarin orange  ::
Mandarin {prop} (Standard Mandarin, see also: Chinese)  :: mandarin {m}; [Bokmål] mandarin {m}; [Nynorsk] mandarin {m}
mandarin duck {n} (bird)  :: mandarinand
mandarin orange {n} (fruit)  :: [Bokmål] mandarin
mandatory {adj} (obligatory)  :: obligatorisk
mandola {n} (musical instruments)  :: [Bokmål] mandola; [Nynorsk] mandola
mandolin {n} (kitchen tool) SEE: mandoline  ::
mandopop {n} (Mandarin pop music)  :: mandopop
mandrake {n} (botany)  :: alruner
mane {n} (longer hair growth around head of male lions)  :: man {m}
mane {n} (longer hair growth on back of neck of a horse)  :: [Bokmål] man {m}
mane {n}  :: man {m}
maneuver {n} (a large training exercise of military troops)  :: manøver {m}
maneuver {n} (a movement, often one performed with difficulty)  :: manøver {m}
maneuver {n}  :: manøveren
maneuver {v} (to move (something) carefully, and often with difficulty, into a certain position)  :: manøvrere
manganese {n} (chemical element)  :: mangan
mango {n} (fruit)  :: [Bokmål] mango {m}; [Nynorsk] mango {m}
mango {n} (tropical fruit tree Mangifera indica)  :: [Bokmål] mangotre {n}; [Nynorsk] mangotre {n}
manhater {n} (misandrist) SEE: misandrist  ::
manhater {n} (misanthrope) SEE: misanthrope  ::
manhole {n} (a hole in the ground used to access the sewers or other underground vaults and installations)  :: kum {m}
mania {n} (excessive desire)  :: [Bokmål] mani {m}; [Nynorsk] mani {m}
mania {n} (violent derangement)  :: [Bokmål] mani {m}; [Nynorsk] mani {m}
manic {adj} (suffering from mania)  :: [Bokmål] manisk; [Nynorsk] manisk
manifest {adj} (evident to the senses, especially to the sight; apparent)  :: manifest, åpenbar
manifest {n} (obsolete: public declaration)  :: manifest {n}
manifest {v} (to show plainly; to make to appear distinctly)  :: manifestere
-manifold {n} (manifold) SEE: manifold  ::
manifold {n} (omasum) SEE: omasum  ::
manipulable {adj} (manipulatable) SEE: manipulatable  ::
manipulatable {adj} (gullible) SEE: gullible  ::
manipulate {v} (influence or manage)  :: [Bokmål] manipulere; [Nynorsk] manipulere
man is the measure of all things {phrase}  :: mannesket er målstokken for alle ting
manita {n} (Mexican hand tree) SEE: Mexican hand tree  ::
Manitoba {prop} (Province in western Canada)  :: Manitoba
mankind {n} (human race)  :: [Bokmål] menneskehet {m} {f}
manly {adj} (having the characteristics of a man)  :: mandig
man-of-war {n} (cnidarian) SEE: Portuguese man-of-war  ::
man-of-war {n} (man of war bird) SEE: magnificent frigatebird  ::
manpower {n} (workforce) SEE: labour force  ::
mansard {n} (mansard roof) SEE: mansard roof  ::
man's best friend {n} (an affectionate term for a dog)  :: menneskets beste venn {m}
manslaughter {n} (act of killing unlawfully)  :: [Bokmål] uaktsomt drap {n}
man's man {n} (a man who is popular among men)  :: mannemann {m}
mantelpiece {n} (shelf)  :: [Bokmål] peishylle {m} {f}
manticore {n} (mythical creature)  :: manticora
mantis {n} (any of various large insects of the order Mantodea)  :: kneler {m}
mantle {n} (fireplace shelf) SEE: mantel  ::
mantle {n} (geology: layer of the Earth)  :: mantel {m}
manual {adj} (performed with the hands)  :: [Bokmål] manuell; [Nynorsk] manuell
manual {n} (handbook or booklet that instructs)  :: [Bokmål] håndbok {m} {f}, manual {m}; [Nynorsk] handbok {f}, manual {m}
manual {n} (musical keyboard)  :: [Bokmål] manual {m}; [Nynorsk] manual {m}
manual labor {n} (work done by hand) SEE: manual labour  ::
manul {n} (Otocolobus manul)  :: manul, pallaskatt
manure {n} (excrement)  :: [Bokmål] møkk {m} {f}, gjødsel; [Nynorsk] møkk {f}
manus {n} (hand) SEE: hand  ::
manuscript {n} (book, article etc, submitted for reproductive publication)  :: manuskript {n}
manuscript {n} (book, composition or any other document, written by hand)  :: manuskript {n}
Manx {adj} (relating to the Isle of Man and/or its people)  :: [Bokmål] mansk; [Nynorsk] mansk
Manx {n} (a cat of the Manx breed (these are translations of the word alone; for translations of the phrase "Manx cat", see Manx cat))  :: [Bokmål] manx {m}; [Nynorsk] manx {m}
Manx {prop} (Manx Gaelic) SEE: Manx Gaelic  ::
Manx cat {n} (mammal)  :: [Bokmål] ‬: Manx katt; [Nynorsk] ‬: Manx katt
Manx Gaelic {prop} (a Goidelic language spoken on the Isle of Man)  :: [Bokmål] mansk {m}, manx {m}; [Nynorsk] mansk {m}, manx {m}
manyplies {n} (omasum) SEE: omasum  ::
many thanks {phrase} (many thanks)  :: tusen takk
Maoism {n} (philosophy espoused by Mao Zedong)  :: maoisme
Mao jacket {n} (Mao suit) SEE: Mao suit  ::
Maori {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to the Māori)  :: [Bokmål] maorisk; [Nynorsk] maorisk
Maori {n} (member of the people of New Zealand)  :: [Bokmål] maori {m}; [Nynorsk] maori {m}
Maori {prop} (language of the Māori)  :: [Bokmål] maori; [Nynorsk] maori
map {n} (visual representation of an area)  :: [Bokmål] kart {n}; [Nynorsk] kart {n}
maple {n} (tree of the Acer genus)  :: lønn
maple syrup {n} (syrup made from the sap of the sugar maple)  :: [Bokmål] lønnesirup {m}; [Nynorsk] lønnesirup {m}
mapping {n} (process of making maps)  :: [Bokmål] kartlegging {m} {f}, kartografi {m}
marabunta {n} (spider wasp) SEE: spider wasp  ::
Marathi {prop}  :: marathi
marathon {n} (Road race)  :: [Bokmål] maraton {n}, maratonløp {n}
marble {n} (crystalline limestone)  :: marmor {m}
marble {n} (spherical ball)  :: klinkekule {m} {f}
march {n} (formal, rhythmic way of walking)  :: marsj {m}
march {n} (obsolete: border region)  :: grenseland {n}
march {n} (political rally or parade)  :: marsj {m}
march {n} (smallage) SEE: smallage  ::
march {n} (song in the genre of music written for marching)  :: marsj {m}
march {n} (steady forward movement or progression)  :: gang {m}, forløp {m}
march {v} (go to war; make military advances)  :: rykke frem
march {v} (walk with long, regular strides)  :: marsjere {m}
March {prop} (third month of the Gregorian calendar)  :: mars
mare {n} (female horse)  :: [Bokmål] hoppe {m} {f}, merr {m} {f}, hunnhest {m}; [Nynorsk] hoppe {f}, merr {f}, hohest {m}
mareogram {n} (marigram) SEE: marigram  ::
Margaret {prop} (female given name)  :: Margareta, Margrethe
margarine {n} (spread)  :: [Bokmål] margarin {m}; [Nynorsk] margarin {m}
marguerite {n} (oxeye daisy) SEE: oxeye daisy  ::
Marie {prop} (female given name) SEE: Mary  ::
marigold {n} (Calendula)  :: [Bokmål] ringblomst {m}; [Nynorsk] ringblome {m}
marinade {v} (marinate) SEE: marinate  ::
marinate {v} (soak in marinade)  :: marinere
marine {adj} (of or pertaining to the sea)  :: [Bokmål] marin; [Nynorsk] marin
marine biology {n} (branch of biology)  :: marinbiologi
marine mammal {n} (mammal living in seawater)  :: [Bokmål] sjøpattedyr {n}; [Nynorsk] sjøpattedyr {n}
mariner {n} (sailor) SEE: sailor  ::
mariner's compass {n} (compass) SEE: compass  ::
marital {adj} (pertaining to marriage)  :: [Bokmål] ekteskapelig
mariticide {n} (a man who kills his wife) SEE: uxoricide  ::
maritime law {n} (body of law) SEE: admiralty law  ::
Marius {prop} (male given name)  :: Marius
mark {n} (academic score)  :: karakter
mark {n} (indication for reference or measurement)  :: merke {n}
mark {n} (visible impression, blemish, stain)  :: flekk {m}
Mark {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: Evangeliet etter Markus {n}
Mark {prop} (the Evangelist)  :: Markus
marker {n} (marker pen) SEE: marker pen  ::
market {n} (group of customers for a product)  :: marked {n}
market {n}  :: marked {n}, torv {n}
market {n} (spacious site for trading)  :: marked {n}, markedsplass {m}
market {n} (used attributively)  :: markeds-
market {v} (to make available and promote)  :: [Bokmål] markedsføre
market {v} (to sell) SEE: sell  ::
marketableness {n} (marketableness) SEE: marketability  ::
market share {n} (percentage of some market)  :: [Bokmål] markedsandel {m}
marmalade {n} (jam)  :: [Nynorsk] syltetøy
marmot {n} (rodent of the genera Marmota)  :: murmeldyr
marquis {n} (nobleman) SEE: marquess  ::
marriage {n}  :: ekteskap {n}
marriage {n} (state of being married)  :: ekteskap {n}, giftemål {n}
marriage {n} (wedding)  :: bryllup {n}
marriage agency {n} (business)  :: ekteskap byrå
married {adj} (In a state of marriage; having a wife or a husband)  :: gift
married couple {n} (Two people who are married to each other)  :: [Bokmål] ektepar {n}; [Nynorsk] ektepar {n}
marrow {n} (substance inside bones)  :: marg
marry {v} (to take a husband or wife)  :: [Bokmål] gifte seg (see: gifte seg)
Mars {prop} (planet)  :: Mars
marsh {n} (area of low, wet land)  :: mersk {m}
Marshallese {adj} (Of or pertaining to the Marshall Islands, its people, or its language)  :: [Bokmål] marshallesisk; [Nynorsk] marshallesisk
Marshallese {n} (An inhabitant of the Marshall Islands)  :: [Bokmål] marshalleser {m}; [Nynorsk] marshallesar {m}
Marshallese {prop} (language)  :: [Bokmål] marshallesisk {m}; [Nynorsk] marshallesisk {m}
Marshall Islands {prop} (Republic of the Marshall Islands)  :: Marshalløyene
marshmallow {n} (confectionery)  :: marshmallow
marsh marigold {n} (plant)  :: bekkeblom, soleihov
marsupial {n} (mammal of which the female typically has a pouch)  :: [Bokmål] pungdyr {n}; [Nynorsk] pungdyr {n}
marten {n} (mammal)  :: mår
Martha {prop} (biblical sister of Lazarus and Mary)  :: Marta
Martha {prop} (female given name)  :: Marta
martial art {n} (fighting style)  :: kampsport, kampaktivitet, kampkunst
Martian {n} (imaginary inhabitant of the planet Mars)  :: [Bokmål] marsboer {m}, marsbuer {m}; [Nynorsk] marsbuar {m}, Mars-buar {m}
Martin {prop} (given name)  :: Martin, Morten
Martina {prop} (female given name)  :: Martine {f}
martingale {n} (piece of harness)  :: martingal {m}
martyr {n}  :: martyr {m}
martyr {n} (one who sacrifices their life for an important cause)  :: martyr {m}
martyr {n} (one who suffers greatly, even involuntarily)  :: martyr {m}
martyr {n} (one willing to be killed for religion)  :: martyr {m}
martyr {v} (persecute) SEE: persecute  ::
martyr {v} (torture) SEE: torture  ::
marvel {n} (astonishment) SEE: astonishment  ::
marvel {n} (miracle) SEE: miracle  ::
marvellous {adj} (exciting wonder) SEE: marvelous  ::
Marxism {n} (Marxist ideology)  :: marxisme {m}
Marxism {n} (Marx's philosophy)  :: marxisme {m}
Marxist theory {n} (Marxist philosophy) SEE: Marxist philosophy  ::
Mary {prop} (biblical mother of Jesus)  :: Maria
Mary {prop} (female given name)  :: Maria
Mary Magdalene {prop} (female disciple of Jesus)  :: Maria Magdalena
marzipan {n} (confection of almond paste, sugar and egg white)  :: marsipan {m}
masculine {adj} (having male qualities, not feminine or effeminate)  :: maskulin, mandig
masculine {adj} (of the male sex; biologically male, not female; manly)  :: maskulin, mandig
masdar {n} (verbal noun) SEE: verbal noun  ::
mash {n} (a mass of mixed ingredients)  :: mos {m}, grøt {m}
mash {n} (mashed potatoes) SEE: mashed potatoes  ::
mask {n} (cover for the face)  :: [Bokmål] maske {m} {f}, maska {f}; [Nynorsk] maske {f}
mask {n} (that which disguises)  :: [Bokmål] maske {m} {f}, maska {f}; [Nynorsk] maske {f}
masked {adj} (wearing a mask or masks)  :: [Bokmål] maskert
masochism {n} (the enjoyment of receiving pain)  :: masokisme {m}
mason {n} (Freemason) SEE: Freemason  ::
masonry {n} (that which is built by a mason)  :: [Bokmål] murverk {n}; [Nynorsk] murverk {n}
mason wasp {n} (potter wasp) SEE: potter wasp  ::
masquerade {v} (disguise) SEE: disguise  ::
Masr {prop} (Egypt) SEE: Egypt  ::
mass {n} (large body of individuals)  :: [Bokmål] masse {m}; [Nynorsk] masse {m}
mass {n} (physics: quantity of matter which a body contains)  :: [Bokmål] masse {m}; [Nynorsk] masse {m}
mass {n} (quantity of matter cohering together to make one body)  :: [Bokmål] masse {m}; [Nynorsk] masse {m}
massacre {n} (intentional mass killing)  :: massakre
massacre {v} (to kill in considerable numbers)  :: massakrere
massage {n} (rubbing, kneading, or hitting muscled part of a body)  :: [Bokmål] massasje
masseur {n} (a person who performs massage)  :: [Bokmål] massør {m}; [Nynorsk] massør {m}
mass flow {n}  :: massestrøm {m}
massive astrophysical compact halo object {n} (massive compact halo object) SEE: massive compact halo object  ::
mass media {n} (public communication that reaches a large audience)  :: massemedier
mass murder {n} (successive killing of many people)  :: [Bokmål] massemord {n}; [Nynorsk] massemord {n}
mass murderer {n} (someone who commits a mass murder, see also: serial killer)  :: [Bokmål] massemorder {m}; [Nynorsk] massemordar {m}
mast {n} (support of a sail)  :: [Bokmål] mast {m}; [Nynorsk] mast {f}
mast {n} (the fruit of forest-trees)  :: olden {m} [archaic]
master {adj} (highly skilled)  :: mester-
master {adj} (main, principal or predominant)  :: hoved-
master {adj} (original)  :: original-
master {n} (expert at something)  :: mester {m}
master {n} (original of a document or of a recording)  :: original {m}, masterkopi {m}
master {n} (owner of an animal or slave)  :: herre {m}
master {n} (someone who has control over something or someone)  :: mester {m}, herre {m}
master {n} (tradesman who is qualified to teach apprentices)  :: mester {m}
master {v} (to be a master)  :: lede
master {v} (to control)  :: styre
master {v} (to learn to a high degree)  :: mestre, beherske
masterpiece {n} (piece of work that has been given much critical praise)  :: mesterverk {n}, mesterstykke {n}
master reset {n} (factory reset) SEE: factory reset  ::
master's {n} (master's degree) SEE: master's degree  ::
masterwork {n} (piece of quality indicative of having been made by a master) SEE: masterpiece  ::
masterwort {n} (Aegopodium podagraria) SEE: ground elder  ::
mastery {n} (philosopher's stone) SEE: philosopher's stone  ::
masticate {v} (chew) SEE: chew  ::
masturbate {v} (to masturbate)  :: masturbere
masturbation {n} (manual erotic stimulation of the genitals)  :: onanering
mat {n} (foot wiping device or floor covering)  :: [Bokmål] matte {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] matte {f}
match {n} (attribute equaling or exceeding)  :: like, likemann {m}, jevnbyrdig
match {n} (device to make fire)  :: fyrstikk {m}
match {n} (sporting event)  :: kamp {m}, match {m}
match {v} (make a successful pairing)  :: stemme overens
match {v} (to agree; to equal)  :: passe sammen, stemme overens
matchmaker {n} (someone who finds suitable marriage partners)  :: [Bokmål] ekteskapsformidler {m}, giftekniv {m}
mate {n} (checkmate) SEE: checkmate  ::
mate {n} (nautical: first mate) SEE: first mate  ::
material {adj} (related to matter)  :: materiell
material {adj} (worldly)  :: materiell
material {n} (cloth)  :: stoff {n}, tøy {n}
material {n} (matter)  :: materiale {n}
material {n} (text)  :: stoff
maternal aunt {n} (one's mother's sister)  :: tante {m} {f}, moster {m} {f}
maternal grandfather {n} (one's mother's father)  :: bestefar, morfar
maternal grandmother {n} (The mother of one's mother)  :: mormor
mathematical {adj} (of, or relating to mathematics)  :: [Bokmål] matematisk; [Nynorsk] matematisk
mathematical {adj} (possible but highly improbable)  :: teoretisk
mathematician {n} (expert in mathematics)  :: [Bokmål] matematiker {m}; [Nynorsk] matematikar {m}
mathematics {n} (field of study)  :: matematikk {m}; [Nynorsk] matematikk
maths {n} (short form of mathematics)  :: [Bokmål] matte {m}; [Nynorsk] matte {m}
Matilda {prop} (female given name, cognates and transliterations)  :: Mathilde
mating season {n} (time of year during which animals mate)  :: [Bokmål] brunsttid {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] brunsttid {f}
matrimonial {adj} (relating to marriage)  :: [Bokmål] ekteskapelig
matrix {n} (geological matrix) SEE: geological matrix  ::
matrix {n} (math: rectangular arrangement of numbers or terms)  :: matrise {m}/{f}
matrix {n} (two-dimensional array)  :: matrise {m}/{f}
matrix {n} (womb) SEE: womb  ::
matryoshka {n} (Russian doll) SEE: Russian doll  ::
Matthew {prop} (biblical disciple)  :: Matteus
Matthew {prop} (gospel of Matthew)  :: Evangeliet etter Matteus {n}
Matthew {prop} (male given name)  :: Mathias
Matthias {prop} (male given name)  :: Mathias
Matthias {prop} (the Apostle replacing Judas)  :: Mattias
mattock {n} (agricultural tool)  :: [Bokmål] hakke {m} {f}
mattress {n} (a pad on which a person can recline and sleep)  :: [Bokmål] madrass {m}; [Nynorsk] madrass {m}
mattress pad {n} (mattress protector) SEE: mattress protector  ::
mattress topper {n} (mattress protector) SEE: mattress protector  ::
maunch {v} (munch) SEE: munch  ::
Mauritania {prop} (Islamic Republic of Mauritania)  :: Mauritania
Mauritanian {adj} (Of, from, or pertaining to Mauritania, the Mauritanian people or the Mauritanian language)  :: [Bokmål] mauritansk; [Nynorsk] mauritansk
Mauritanian {n} (A person from Mauritania or of Mauritanian descent)  :: [Bokmål] mauritanier {m}; [Nynorsk] mauritaniar {m}
Mauritian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Mauritius, its people, or their language or culture)  :: [Bokmål] mauritier {m}; [Nynorsk] mauritiar {m}
Mauritian {n} (person from Mauritius or of Mauritian descent)  :: [Bokmål] mauritisk; [Nynorsk] mauritisk
Mauritian {prop} (Mauritian Creole) SEE: Mauritian Creole  ::
Mauritius {prop} (Republic of Mauritius)  :: Mauritius
mausoleum {n} (large tomb)  :: [Bokmål] mausoleum {n}, mausolé {n}, mausole {n}; [Nynorsk] mausoleum {n}, mausolé {n}, mausole {n}
maxim {n} (moral precept)  :: [Bokmål] maksime {m}, leveregel {m}; [Nynorsk] maksime {m}, leveregel {m}
may {v} (have permission to)  :: kan, ,
may {v} (possibly, but not certainly)  :: kan være, also expressed with adv. kanskje
may {v} (subjunctive)  :: [Bokmål] måtte
May {prop} (fifth month of the Gregorian calendar)  :: mai
maybe {adv} (as a pro-sentence)  :: kan hende, kanskje det
maybe {adv} (indicating a lack of certainty)  :: kanskje; [Nynorsk] kanskje
May bug {n} (cockchafer) SEE: cockchafer  ::
mayfly {n} (insect of order Ephemeroptera)  :: [Bokmål] døgnflue {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] døgnfluge {f}
mayonnaise {n} (dressing)  :: [Bokmål] majones {m}; [Nynorsk] majones {m}
mayor {n} (leader of a city)  :: [Bokmål] borgermester {m}; [Nynorsk] ordførar {m}
maypole {n} (pole, garlanded with streamers held by people who dance around it to celebrate May Day)  :: maistang, midtsommerstang
may the Force be with you {phrase} (wish someone luck)  :: må kraften være med deg; [Nynorsk] må krafta vere med deg
Maytime {n} (Maytide) SEE: Maytide  ::
Möbius band {n} (Möbius strip) SEE: Möbius strip  ::
Möbius strip {n} (one-sided surface)  :: möbius’ bånd {n}
mâche {n} (Valerianella locusta)  :: vårsalat
me {pron} (complement of the copula)  :: meg, jeg
me {pron} (direct object of a verb)  :: meg
me {pron} (indirect object of a verb)  :: meg
me {pron} (marking ownership)  :: min
me {pron} (object of a preposition)  :: meg
me {pron} (reflexive indirect object of a verb)  :: meg
me {pron} (subject of a verb with “and”)  :: jeg
me {pron} (subject of a verb without “and”)  :: jeg
mead {n} (alcoholic drink)  :: [Bokmål] mjød {m}; [Nynorsk] mjød {m}
meadow mushroom {n} (Agaricus campestris) SEE: field mushroom  ::
meadowsweet {n} (Filipendula ulmaria)  :: mjødurt
meager {adj} (lean)  :: mager
meager {adj} (poor, deficient or inferior)  :: mager
meal {n} (food that is prepared and eaten)  :: måltid
meal ticket {n} (a voucher for food)  :: matbong {m}
mean {v} (to convey, indicate)  :: bety
meaning {n} (definition or connotation of a word)  :: betydning {m}, tyding
meaning {n} (significance of a thing, as "the meaning of life")  :: mening {m}
meaning of life {n} (hypothetical answer to life's ultimate questions)  :: livets mening / meningen med livet
mean proportional {n} (geometric mean) SEE: geometric mean  ::
means {n} (instrument or condition for attaining a purpose)  :: [Bokmål] middel {n}; [Nynorsk] middel {n}
means of transport {n} (mode of transport) SEE: mode of transport  ::
meanwhile {adv} (at the same time but elsewhere)  :: imens
meanwhile {adv} (during the time)  :: imens
measles {n} (acute highly contagious viral disease)  :: [Bokmål] meslinger {m-p}; [Nynorsk] meslingar {m-p}
measure {n} (size ascertained by measuring)  :: mål {n}
measure {v} (ascertain the quantity of a unit)  :: [Bokmål] måle; [Nynorsk] måle, mæle
measurement {n} (act of measuring)  :: måling
measuring jug {n} (jug for measuring liquids) SEE: measuring cup  ::
measuring tape {n} (tape with marks)  :: [Bokmål] målebånd {n}
meat {n} (animal flesh used as food)  :: kjøtt {n}; [Nynorsk] kjøt {n}
meat {n} (any sort of flesh)  :: [Bokmål] kjøtt {n}; [Nynorsk] kjøt {n}
meat {n}  :: [Bokmål] kjøtt {n}; [Nynorsk] kjøt
meat {n} (totem) SEE: totem  ::
meat {n} (type of meat)  :: [Bokmål] kjøtt {n}; [Nynorsk] kjøt {n}
meatatarian {n} (meatarian) SEE: meatarian  ::
meatball {n} (meatball)  :: kjøttkake; [Bokmål] kjøttbolle {m} {f}
meat jelly {n} (aspic) SEE: aspic  ::
Mecca {prop} (city in Saudi Arabia)  :: Mekka
mechanical {adj} (done by machine)  :: [Bokmål] maskinell; [Nynorsk] maskinell
mechanical larynx {n} (electrolarynx) SEE: electrolarynx  ::
mechanics {n} (a branch of physics)  :: mekanikk
medal table {n}  :: medaljefordeling
meddle {v} (to have sex) SEE: have sex  ::
mediaeval {adj} (medieval) SEE: medieval  ::
Median {n} (Mede) SEE: Mede  ::
medic {n} (doctor) SEE: doctor  ::
medic {n} (paramedic) SEE: paramedic  ::
medical record {n} (details about a patient's previous medical experiences) SEE: medical history  ::
medicine {n} (field of study)  :: medisin {m}
medicine {n} (substance which promotes healing)  :: legemiddel {n}, medikament {n}, medisin {m}
medieval {adj} (brutal) SEE: brutal  ::
medieval {adj} (of or relating to the Middle Ages)  :: [Bokmål] middelaldersk, middelalderlig
Medieval Greek {prop} (Byzantine Greek) SEE: Byzantine Greek  ::
Medieval Latin {prop} (language)  :: middelalderlatin {m}
mediocre {adj} (having no peculiar or outstanding features)  :: [Bokmål] middelmådig
meditate {v}  :: meditere
Mediterranean {prop} (Mediterranean Sea) SEE: Mediterranean Sea  ::
Mediterranean Sea {prop} (the sea between Europe and Africa)  :: [Bokmål] Middelhavet; [Nynorsk] Middelhavet
medium dry {adj}  :: [Bokmål] halvtørr; [Nynorsk] halvtørr, halvturr
medium-sized {adj} (having a medium or intermediate size)  :: [Bokmål] mellomstor; [Nynorsk] mellomstor
med school {n} (medical school) SEE: medical school  ::
meek {adj} (humble, modest, or self-effacing)  :: blyg
meet {v} (encounter by accident)  :: [Bokmål] møte; [Nynorsk] møte
meet {v} (gather for a formal discussion)  :: [Bokmål] møte; [Nynorsk] møte
meet {v} (meet face-to-face )  :: [Bokmål] møte; [Nynorsk] møte
meet {v} (see through arrangement)  :: [Bokmål] møte; [Nynorsk] møte
meet {v} ((sport) play a match)  :: [Bokmål] møte; [Nynorsk] møte
meeting {n}  :: [Bokmål] møte {n}; [Nynorsk] møte {n}; [Bokmål] møte {n}; [Nynorsk] møte {n}
meeting {n} (gathering for a purpose)  :: [Bokmål] møte {n}; [Nynorsk] møte {n}
meeting place {n} (place where people arrange to meet)  :: [Bokmål] møteplass {m}; [Nynorsk] møteplass {m}
meet one's maker {v} (die, pass into the afterlife)  :: møte Herren, møte sin skaper
megaliter {n} (megalitre) SEE: megalitre  ::
megalomania {n} (obsession with grandiose or extravagant things or actions)  :: stormannsgalskap {m}
megalomania {n} (psychopathological condition characterized by delusional fantasies of wealth, power, or omnipotence)  :: stormannsgalskap {m}
megalomaniacal {adj} (of, exhibiting, or affected with megalomania)  :: stormannsgal
megameter {n} (megametre) SEE: megametre  ::
megapolis {n} (megapolis) SEE: megalopolis  ::
megastore {n} (superstore) SEE: superstore  ::
megawatt {n} (one million watts)  :: [Bokmål] megawatt {m}; [Nynorsk] megawatt {m}
megawatt-hour {n} (unit of electrical energy)  :: [Bokmål] megawattime {m}; [Nynorsk] megawattime {m}
Megrelian {n} (Mingrelian) SEE: Mingrelian  ::
meitnerium {n} (chemical element)  :: meitnerium
melancholy {n} (Sadness or depression)  :: melankoli {m}, tungsinn, svartsyn
melilot {n} (plant of the genus Melilotus) SEE: sweet clover  ::
melodrama {n} (romantic drama)  :: [Bokmål] melodrama {n}; [Nynorsk] melodrama {n}
melody {n} (sequence of notes that makes up a musical phrase)  :: melodi {m}
melon {n} (fruit)  :: melon
melongene {n} (eggplant) SEE: eggplant  ::
melt {n} (idiot) SEE: idiot  ::
melt {n} (melt sandwich) SEE: melt sandwich  ::
melt {v} (intransitive: to change from a solid to a liquid)  :: smelte
melting {n} (process of changing the state of a substance)  :: smelter
melting point {n} (temperature at which solid and liquid phases are in equilibrium)  :: [Bokmål] smeltepunkt {n}; [Nynorsk] smeltepunkt {n}
melting pot {n} (place where many divergent things come together and are homogenized)  :: smeltedigel
member {n} (a limb)  :: lem {n}
member {n} (in logic) SEE: premise  ::
member {n} (in set theory) SEE: element  ::
member {n} (one who officially belongs to a group)  :: [Bokmål] medlem {n}; [Nynorsk] medlem {m}
member {n} (penis)  :: lem {n}
Member of Parliament {n} (representative)  :: Stortingsrepresentant
member's bill {n} (private member's bill) SEE: private member's bill  ::
membership {n} (fact of being a member)  :: [Bokmål] medlemskap {n}; [Nynorsk] medlemskap {m} {n}
membership card {n} (card held by a member)  :: [Bokmål] medlemskort {n}; [Nynorsk] medlemskort {n}
membrane {n} (a mechanical, thin, flat flexible part that can deform or vibrate when excited by an external force)  :: membran {m}, hinne {f}
membrane {n} (enclosing or separating tissue)  :: membran {m}, hinne {f}
meme {n} (unit of cultural information)  :: mem
memoir {n} (book describing the personal experiences of an author)  :: [Bokmål] [memoirs] memoarer {p}; [Nynorsk] [memoirs] memoarar {p}
memoirs {n} (autobiography) SEE: memoir  ::
memorable {adj} (worthy of being remembered)  :: [Bokmål] minneverdig, minnerik; [Nynorsk] minneverdig, minnerik
memorial service {n} (funeral) SEE: funeral  ::
memory {n} (ability to recall)  :: hukommelse {m}, minne {n}
memory {n} (RAM or ROM)  :: dataminne {n}
menacing {v} (threatening)  :: [Bokmål] truende
mendacious {adj} (false) SEE: false  ::
mendaciousness {n} (mendacity) SEE: mendacity  ::
mendacity {n} (A lie, deceit or falsehood)  :: falskhet {m}
mendacity {n} (The fact or condition of being untruthful; dishonesty)  :: uærlighet {m}
mendelevium {n} (chemical element)  :: mendelevium
menial {adj} (of or relating to unskilled work)  :: [Bokmål] nedrig, lavstatuspreget
Meänkieli {prop} (language)  :: tornedalsfinsk, meänkieli
menopause {n} (ending of menstruation)  :: [Bokmål] overgangsalder {m}; [Nynorsk] overgangsalder {m}
menorah {n} (seven-branch candelabrum)  :: [Bokmål] menora {m}; [Nynorsk] menora {m}
Mensa {prop} (constellation)  :: Bordet
menstrual cycle {n} (recurring cycle)  :: [Bokmål] menstruasjonssyklus {m}; [Nynorsk] menstruasjonssyklus {m}
menstruate {v} (to undergo menstruation)  :: [Bokmål] menstruere; [Nynorsk] menstruera, menstruere
menstruation {n} (periodic discharging of the menses)  :: menstruasjon
mental breakdown {n} (nervous breakdown) SEE: nervous breakdown  ::
mental hospital {n} (facility designed to treat persons with mental disorders)  :: psykiatrisk sykehus, mentalsykehus [dated], galehus [dated]; [Nynorsk] psykiatrisk sjukehus, mentalsjukehus [dated], asyl [dated], galehus [dated]
mental institution {n} (psychiatric hospital) SEE: mental hospital  ::
mentality {n} (mindset)  :: [Bokmål] mentalitet {m}; [Nynorsk] mentalitet {m}
mention {n} (a speaking or notice of anything, usually in a brief or cursory manner)  :: omtale {m}
mention {v} (make a short reference to something)  :: omtale; [Bokmål] nevne; [Nynorsk] nemne
menu {n} (details of the food to be served at a banquet)  :: [Bokmål] meny {m}, speisekart {n}
menu {n} (list from which the user may select an operation to be performed)  :: [Bokmål] meny {m}
menu {n} (printed list of dishes offered in a restaurant)  :: meny {m}
meow {interj} (cry of a cat)  :: mjau
meow {n} (cry of a cat)  :: mjau
meow {v} (of a cat, to make its cry)  :: mjaue
mercenary {n} (person employed to fight)  :: [Bokmål] leiesoldat {m}; [Nynorsk] leigesoldat {m}
merchant {n} (person who traffics in commodities)  :: farmann
merchant fleet {n} (fleet of merchant ships)  :: [Bokmål] handelsflåte {m}; [Nynorsk] handelsflåte {m}
merchant ship {n} (cargo vessel)  :: [Bokmål] handelsskip {n}; [Nynorsk] handelsskip {n}
mercury {n} (element)  :: [Bokmål] kvikksølv {n}; [Nynorsk] kvikksølv {n}, kvikksylv {n}
Mercury {prop} (planet)  :: Merkur
mercy {n} (relenting; forbearance to cause or allow harm to another)  :: barmhjertighet, nåde
mercy killing {n} (euthanasia) SEE: euthanasia  ::
mergirl {n} (mermaid) SEE: mermaid  ::
meringue {n} (shell)  :: marengs
mermaid {n} (mythological woman with a fish's tail)  :: [Bokmål] havfrue {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] havfru {f}, havfrue {f}
merogamy {n} (merogony) SEE: merogony  ::
merry Christmas {phrase} (good wishes at Christmas time)  :: god jul
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year {phrase} (traditional greeting for the Christmas and the new year)  :: God Jul og Godt Nytt Aar
mesa {n}  :: platå {n}
mesencephalon {n} (midbrain) SEE: midbrain  ::
mesentery {n} (the membrane that attaches the intestines to the wall of the abdomen)  :: mesenterium {n}
mesh {n} (computing: polygon mesh) SEE: polygon mesh  ::
mesh {n} (opening)  :: [Bokmål] maske {m}; [Nynorsk] maske {f}
mesh {n} (structure)  :: nett {n}, garn
mesne {adj} (intermediate) SEE: intermediate  ::
meson {n} (elementary particle)  :: [Bokmål] meson {n}; [Nynorsk] meson {n}
mesoregion {n} (meso-region) SEE: meso-region  ::
message {n} (communication, concept or information conveyed)  :: melding {m}
messenger {n} (one who brings messages)  :: bud {n}
metabolism {n} (complete set of chemical reactions that occur in living cells)  :: stoffskifte {n}; [Bokmål] stoffskifte; [Nynorsk] stoffskifte
metacarpal bone {n} (metacarpal) SEE: metacarpal  ::
metal {n} (atomic element or material made of such atoms)  :: [Bokmål] metall {n}; [Nynorsk] metall {n}
metallic {adj} (made of metal)  :: metallisk
metallurgic {adj} (metallurgical) SEE: metallurgical  ::
metamorphic rock {n} (one of the major groups of rock that makes up the crust of the Earth)  :: metamorf bergart
metaphor {n} (countable: word or phrase used in metaphor)  :: [Bokmål] metafor {m}; [Nynorsk] metafor {m}
metaphor {n} (uncountable: figure of speech)  :: [Bokmål] metafor {m}; [Nynorsk] metafor {m}
metaphorical {adj} (pertaining to a metaphor)  :: [Bokmål] metaforisk; [Nynorsk] metaforisk
metaphysics {n} (branch of philosophy that studies first principles)  :: metafysikk
metastasis {n} (the transference of a bodily function or disease to another part of the body)  :: [Bokmål] metastase {m}; [Nynorsk] metastase {m}
metempsychosis {n} (Transmigration of the soul)  :: sjelevandring
meteor {n} (streak of light)  :: meteor {m}
meteorite {n} (remains of a meteor)  :: meteoritt {m}
meteorologic {adj} (meteorological) SEE: meteorological  ::
meteorological {adj} (relating to meteorology)  :: [Bokmål] meteorologisk; [Nynorsk] meteorologisk
meteorologist {n} (person who studies meteorology)  :: meteorolog {m}
meteorology {n} (science)  :: meteorologi {m}
meteor shower {n} (Meteors seen on Earth for short time period)  :: meteorregn {n}
meter {n} (measuring instrument)  :: [Bokmål] måler {m}
meter {n} (unit of length) SEE: metre  ::
meter {v} (to measure) SEE: measure  ::
methamine {n} (hexamine) SEE: hexamine  ::
methanal {n} (formaldehyde) SEE: formaldehyde  ::
methane {n} (the compound CH4)  :: [Bokmål] metan {n}; [Nynorsk] metan {n}
methanol {n} (the simplest aliphatic alcohol, CH3OH)  :: [Bokmål] metanol {m}; [Nynorsk] metanol {m}
methinks {contraction} (it seems to me)  :: det synes meg
methionine {n} (amino acid)  :: metionin {m}
method {n} (process by which a task is completed)  :: [Bokmål] metode {m}; [Nynorsk] metode {m}
methodical {adj} (in an organized manner)  :: [Bokmål] metodisk; [Nynorsk] metodisk
methodically {adv} (in a methodical manner)  :: [Bokmål] metodisk; [Nynorsk] metodisk
methyl bromide {n} (methyl bromide) SEE: bromomethane  ::
methylpropane {n} (isobutane) SEE: isobutane  ::
methylpropene {n} (isobutylene) SEE: isobutene  ::
meticulosity {n} (meticulousness) SEE: meticulousness  ::
meticulous {adj} (characterized by very precise, conscientious attention to details)  :: omhyggelig
metonymic {n} (metonym) SEE: metonym  ::
metonymy {n} (figure of speech)  :: [Bokmål] talemåte {m}, metonym {n}
metonymy {n} (metonym) SEE: metonym  ::
metre {n} (unit of length)  :: [Bokmål] meter {m}; [Nynorsk] meter {m}
metric {adj} (relating to metric system)  :: [Bokmål] metrisk; [Nynorsk] metrisk
metric {adj} (relating to musical meter)  :: [Bokmål] metrisk; [Nynorsk] metrisk
metric system {n} (International System of Units) SEE: International System of Units  ::
metro {n} (underground railway)  :: tunnelbane {c}, T-bane {c}, metro {c}, undergrunnsbane {c}
metrology {n} (science of measurement)  :: metrologi {m}
metropole {n} (city) SEE: metropolis  ::
metropolis {n} (colony’s mother city)  :: metropol
metropolis {n} (metropolitan archbishop) SEE: archbishopric  ::
metropolitan {adj} (pertaining to a metropolis)  :: [Metropolitan bishop in Orthodox Church] metropolitt
metropolitan {n} (bishop empowered to oversee other bishops)  :: byregion
mettle {n} (metal) SEE: metal  ::
Meuse {prop} (river)  :: Maas
mew {n} (crying sound of a cat) SEE: meow  ::
mew {v} (meow) SEE: meow  ::
Mexican {adj} (of or pertaining to Mexico)  :: [Bokmål] mexicansk, meksikansk; [Nynorsk] mexicansk, meksikansk
Mexican {adj} (of or pertaining to Nahuatl language) SEE: Nahuatl  ::
Mexican {adj} (of or pertaining to the Mexica people) SEE: Mexica  ::
Mexican {n} (Mexica) SEE: Mexica  ::
Mexican {n} (Nahuatl language) SEE: Nahuatl  ::
Mexican {n} (person from Mexico or of Mexican descent)  :: [Bokmål] mexicaner {m}, meksikaner {m}; [Nynorsk] mexican {m}, mexicanar {m}, meksikan {m}, meksikanar {m}
Mexican wolf {n} (rare subspecies of grey wolf)  :: Meksikansk ulv
Mexico {prop} (country)  :: Mexico
Mexico City {prop} (capital of Mexico)  :: Mexico by
mezzanine {n} (a floor under the stage, from which contrivances such as traps are worked)  :: mesanin {m}
Mia {prop} (female given name)  :: Mia
Miami {n} (city in Florida, United States)  :: Miami
mica {n} (hydrous aluminosilicate minerals)  :: glimmer
Micah {prop} (Biblical character: minor prophet and author)  :: Mika
Micah {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: Mika
Michael {prop} (archangel)  :: Mikael
Michael {prop} (male given name)  :: Mikael
Michelle {prop} (female given name) SEE: Michaela  ::
Michigan holly {n} (American winterberry) SEE: American winterberry  ::
Mickey Mouse {prop} (Disney character)  :: Mikke Mus
microbe {n} (microorganism)  :: [Bokmål] mikrobe
microbiological {adj} (pertaining to microbiology)  :: [Bokmål] mikrobiologisk; [Nynorsk] mikrobiologisk
microbiologist {n} (scientist whose speciality is microbiology)  :: [Bokmål] mikrobiolog {m}; [Nynorsk] mikrobiolog {m}
microbiology {n} (branch of biology dealing with microorganisms)  :: [Bokmål] mikrobiologi {m}; [Nynorsk] mikrobiologi {m}
microcomputer {n} (computer designed around a microprocessor)  :: mikrodatamaskin {m}
microcosm {n} (human nature or body as representative of the wider universe)  :: [Bokmål] mikrokosmos {n}; [Nynorsk] mikrokosmos {n}
microcosm {n} (smaller system as representative of a larger one)  :: [Bokmål] mikrokosmos {n}; [Nynorsk] mikrokosmos {n}
microcredit {n} (microloan) SEE: microloan  ::
micrometer {n} (instrument)  :: mikrometer {m}
micrometre {n} (micrometer) SEE: micrometer  ::
Micronesia {prop} (country)  :: Mikronesiaføderasjonen
Micronesian {adj} (Of, from, or pertaining to Micronesia or the Micronesian people)  :: [Bokmål] mikronesisk; [Nynorsk] mikronesisk
Micronesian {n} (A person from Micronesia or of Micronesian descent)  :: [Bokmål] mikroneser {m}; [Nynorsk] mikronesar {m}
microphone {n} (transducer of sound waves to electricity)  :: [Bokmål] mikrofon {m}
microregion {n} (micro-region) SEE: micro-region  ::
microscopic {adj} (relating to microscopes)  :: [Bokmål] mikroskopisk; [Nynorsk] mikroskopisk
microscopic {adj} (so small that it can only be seen using a microscope)  :: [Bokmål] mikroskopisk; [Nynorsk] mikroskopisk
microsecond {n} (unit of time equal to 10−6 seconds)  :: [Bokmål] mikrosekund {n}; [Nynorsk] mikrosekund {n}
microwave {n} (electromagnetic wave)  :: [Bokmål] mikrobølge {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] mikrobylgje {f}, mikrobølgje {f}
microwave {n} (microwave oven) SEE: microwave oven  ::
microwave oven {n} (oven using microwave energy)  :: [Bokmål] mikrobølgeovn {m}; [Nynorsk] mikrobølgjeomn {m}, mikrobylgjeomn {m}
micturate {v} (urinate) SEE: urinate  ::
mid-air {n} (middle of the air)  :: i lufta
midbrain {n} (part of brain)  :: mesencephalon
midday {n} (12 o'clock during the day) SEE: noon  ::
middle {n} (centre, midpoint)  :: [Bokmål] midte {m}
middle {n}  :: midten
middle-aged {adj} (of, or relating to middle age)  :: [Bokmål] middelaldrende; [Nynorsk] middelaldrande
Middle Ages {prop} (historical period)  :: [Bokmål] middelalder {m}, mellomalder {m}; [Nynorsk] mellomalder {m}
middle ear {n} (cavity in the ear)  :: ambolt {m}, mellomøre {n} (usually said in the definite form: ambolten, mellomøret)
Middle East {prop} (region comprising southwest Asia and northeast Africa)  :: [Bokmål] Midtøsten; [Nynorsk] Midtausten
Middle English {prop} (Middle English)  :: [Bokmål] mellomengelsk {m}; [Nynorsk] mellomengelsk {m}
middle finger {n} (finger between the forefinger and the ring finger)  :: langfinger {m}
Middle Greek {prop} (Byzantine Greek) SEE: Byzantine Greek  ::
Middle High German {prop} (Middle High German)  :: [Bokmål] middelhøytysk {m}; [Nynorsk] mellomhøgtysk
Middle Low German {prop} (the Middle Low German language)  :: [Bokmål] middelnedertysk {m}
middleman {n} (intermediary) SEE: intermediary  ::
middlemost {adj} (nearest to the exact middle)  :: midterst
middle name {n} (name between given name and surname)  :: mellomnavn {n}
Middle Norwegian {prop} (Middle Norwegian)  :: [Bokmål] mellomnorsk {m}; [Nynorsk] mellomnorsk {m}
Middle Saxon {prop} (Middle Low German) SEE: Middle Low German  ::
midfield {n} (middle of the field)  :: [Bokmål] midtbane {m}; [Nynorsk] midtbane {m} {f}
midfielder {n} (player)  :: [Bokmål] midtbanespiller {m}, midtbanespeller {m}; [Nynorsk] midtbanespelar {m}
midmost {adj} (middlemost) SEE: middlemost  ::
midnight {n} (12 o'clock at night)  :: midnatt {n}
midnight sun {n} (phenomenon)  :: [Bokmål] midnattssol {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] midnattssol {f}
midpoint {n} (point equidistant between two extremes)  :: [Bokmål] midtpunkt {n}; [Nynorsk] midtpunkt {n}
midpoint {n} (point which divides a line segment)  :: [Bokmål] midtpunkt {n}; [Nynorsk] midtpunkt {n}
midshipman {n} (midshipman fish) SEE: midshipman fish  ::
midway {adv} (halfway) SEE: halfway  ::
midwife {n} (person who assists in bringing something about)  :: fødselshjelper {m}
midwife {n} (person who assists women in childbirth)  :: [Bokmål] jordmor {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] jordmor {f}
mielie {n} (maize) SEE: maize  ::
migraine {n} (headache usually affecting only one side of the head)  :: [Bokmål] migrene {m}; [Nynorsk] migrene {m}
migrant smuggling {n} (human smuggling) SEE: human smuggling  ::
migrant worker {n} (guest worker) SEE: guest worker  ::
migration {n} (seasonal moving of animals, birds or fish)  :: [Bokmål] trekk {n}; [Nynorsk] trekk {n}
Migration Period {prop} (mass migration of Germanic people in Europe during the early Middle Ages)  :: folkevandringstiden; [Nynorsk] folkevandringstida
mikado {n} (emperor of Japan)  :: [Bokmål] mikado {m}; [Nynorsk] mikado {m}
mildness {n} (quality of being mild; gentleness)  :: [Bokmål] mildhet {m} {f}
Mildred {prop} (female given name)  :: Mildrid
mile {n} (measure of length)  :: [Bokmål] mil
mile {n} (Roman measure of length) SEE: Roman mile  ::
mileage {n} (allowance for travel expenses per distance travelled)  :: [Bokmål] kilometergodtgjørelse {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] kilometergodtgjering {f}
mileage {n} (distance travelled on certain amount of fuel)  :: [Bokmål] rekkevidde {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] rekkevidd {f}
mileage {n} (something worth taking into consideration)  :: poeng {n}
mileage {n} (total distance travelled)  :: [Bokmål] kjørelengde {m} {f}
milestone {n} (important event)  :: [Bokmål] milepæl {m}, milepel {m}, minestolpe {m}, milestein {m}; [Nynorsk] milestolpe {m}, milepåle {m}, milestein {m}
milestone {n} (one of a series of numbered markers placed along a road at regular intervals)  :: [Bokmål] milestein {m}, milepæl {m}, milepel {m}, milestolpe {m}; [Nynorsk] milestein {m}, milepåle {m}, milestolpe
MILF {n} (woman)  :: MILF {m} {f}
milieu {n} (a person’s social setting or environment)  :: miljø {n}
militarization {n} (militarisation) SEE: militarisation  ::
military exercise {n} (war game)  :: [Bokmål] militærøvelse {m}, militærøving {c}; [Nynorsk] militærøving {f}
military service {n} (service in an army)  :: [Bokmål] militærtjeneste {m}
milk {n} (liquid)  :: [Bokmål] melk {m} {f}, mjølk {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] mjølk {f}
milk {v} (to express milk from mammal)  :: [Bokmål] melke, mjølke; [Nynorsk] mjølke
milk-cap {n} (mushroom of the genus Lactarius)  :: riske {m} {f}, melkesopp {m}
milking {n} (the act by which a cow is milked)  :: [Bokmål] melking {m} {f}
milkmaid {n} (a young woman who milked the cows on a farm)  :: budeie {c}
milkmaid's yoke {n} (carrying pole) SEE: carrying pole  ::
milk replacer {n} (liquid nutrition that is given to young animals)  :: [Bokmål] melkeerstatning {c}, mjølkeerstatning {c}; [Nynorsk] mjølkeerstatning {f}
milkshake {n} (milk and ice cream beverage)  :: [Bokmål] milkshake {m}; [Nynorsk] milkshake {m}
milk substitute {n} (liquid that replaces milk in a diet or recipe)  :: [Bokmål] melkeerstatning {c}, mjølkeerstatning {c}; [Nynorsk] mjølkeerstatning {f}
milk tea {n} (bubble tea) SEE: bubble tea  ::
Milky Way {prop} (galaxy)  :: [Bokmål] Melkeveien {m}; [Nynorsk] Mjølkevegen {m}
mill {n} (building housing a grinding apparatus)  :: [Bokmål] mølle {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] mylne {f}, mølle {f}
mill {n} (building)  :: mølle {m}, fabrikk {m} [general]
mill {n} (establishment that handles a certain type of situation routinely)  :: papirmølle {m}
mill {n} (grinding apparatus)  :: [Bokmål] mølle {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] mylne {f}, mølle {f}
mill {n} (manufacturing plant)  :: [Bokmål] mølle {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] mylne {f}, mølle {f}
millennium {n} (Christianity: the 1000 year reign of Christ)  :: millennium
millennium {n} (thousand-year period)  :: [Bokmål] årtusen {n}, millennium {n}, tusenår {n}; [Nynorsk] millennium {n}, tusenår {n}
miller {n} (person)  :: [Bokmål] møller {m}; [Nynorsk] mylnar {m}, møllar {m}
millet {n} (any of a group of various types of grass or its grains used as food)  :: hirse {m}
milliard {num} (10^9)  :: [Bokmål] milliard; [Nynorsk] milliard
milligram {n} (milligram)  :: [Bokmål] milligram {n}; [Nynorsk] milligram {n}
milliliter {n} (milliliter) SEE: millilitre  ::
millilitre {n} (a unit of volume)  :: [Bokmål] milliliter {m}; [Nynorsk] milliliter {m}
millimeter {n} (millimetre) SEE: millimetre  ::
millimetre {n} (unit of measure)  :: [Bokmål] millimeter {m}; [Nynorsk] millimeter {m}
million {num} (cardinal number)  :: million {m}
millionaire {n} (somebody whose wealth is greater than one million)  :: [Bokmål] millionær {m}; [Nynorsk] millionær {m}
millionth {n} (one of a million equal parts of a whole)  :: [Bokmål] milliondel {m}, milliontedel {m}; [Nynorsk] milliondel {m}, milliontedel {m}
millipede {n} (elongated arthropod)  :: [Bokmål] tusenbein {n}, tusenben {n}; [Nynorsk] tusenbein {n}
millisecond {n} (one one-thousandth of a second)  :: millisekund {n}
millstone {n} (large round stone used for grinding grain)  :: [Bokmål] kvernstein {m}, møllestein {m}; [Nynorsk] kvernstein {m}, møllestein {m}
milt {n} (the organ spleen) SEE: spleen  ::
mimic {n} (imitation) SEE: imitation  ::
mina {n} (myna) SEE: myna  ::
mince {n} (finely chopped meat)  :: [Bokmål] kjøttdeig {m}, farse {m}; [Nynorsk] kjøttdeig {m}, kjøtdeig {m}, farse {m}
mince {n} (finely chopped mixed fruit) SEE: mincemeat  ::
mince {n} (short precise step)  :: tripping {c}
mince {v} (walk in short precise step)  :: trippe
mincer {n} (a kitchen utensil used for mincing meat) SEE: meatgrinder  ::
mind {n} (ability for rational thought)  :: forstand {m}, intellekt {n}
mind {n} (ability to be aware of things)  :: bevissthet {m}
mind {n} (ability to focus the thoughts)  :: konsentrasjon {m}
mind {n} (ability to remember things)  :: hukommelse {m}, minne {n}
mind {n} (desire, inclination, or intention)  :: hensikt {m}, intensjon {m}
mind {n} (healthy mental state)  :: forstand {m}
mind {n} (judgment, opinion, or view)  :: innstilling {m}
mind {n} (philosophy: non-material substance)  :: ånd {m}
mind {n} (somebody that embodies certain mental qualities)  :: tenker {m}
mind {v} (to dislike, object to, have a contrary opinion toward)  :: bry seg om, ha imot
mind {v} (to look after)  :: passe på
mind {v} (to pay attention to)  :: huske, passe på
mind control {n} (subverting an individual's control of his or her mind)  :: mind control {m}
mindfulness {n} (awareness) SEE: awareness  ::
mine {n} (exploding device)  :: mine {m} {f}
mine {n} (place from which ore is extracted)  :: [Bokmål] gruve {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] gruve {f}
mine {pron} (that which belongs to me)  :: min {m}
mine {v} (sow mines in)  :: minelegge
miner {n} (a person who works in a mine)  :: [Bokmål] gruvearbeider {m}; [Nynorsk] gruvearbeidar {m}
mineral {adj} (relating to or containing minerals)  :: [Bokmål] mineralsk; [Nynorsk] mineralsk
mineral {n} (as opposed to animal and vegetable)  :: mineral {m}
mineral {n} (in geology)  :: [Bokmål] mineral {n}; [Nynorsk] mineral {n}
mineral {n} (in nutrition)  :: mineral {m}
mineral {n} (mineral water)  :: mineralvann {n}
mineralogy {n} (the study or science of minerals)  :: mineralogi
mineral water {n} (water containing dissolved minerals)  :: mineralvann {n}
minesweeper {n} (vehicle, device or person for the removal of mines)  :: minesveipar
mingle-mangle {n} (collection of miscellaneous things) SEE: hodgepodge  ::
miniature {adj} (smaller than normal)  :: [Bokmål] miniatyr-; [Nynorsk] miniatyr-
miniature {n} (a model of reduced scale)  :: [Bokmål] miniatyr {m}; [Nynorsk] miniatyr {m}
minidress {n} (woman's short dress)  :: [Bokmål] minikjole {m}; [Nynorsk] minikjole {m}
minigolf {n} (miniature golf) SEE: miniature golf  ::
minikin {n} (3-point type) SEE: excelsior  ::
minimart {n} (convenience store) SEE: convenience store  ::
miniskirt {n} (skirt)  :: [Bokmål] miniskjørt {n}; [Nynorsk] miniskjørt {n}
minister {n} (politician who heads a ministry)  :: [Bokmål] minister {m}; [Nynorsk] minister {m}
ministerium {n} (an association of ministers)  :: ministerium {n}
ministry {n} (complete body of government ministers)  :: Kabinett
ministry {n} (ministration) SEE: ministration  ::
mink {n} (mink coat) SEE: mink coat  ::
minke whale {n} (Balaenoptera acutorostrata or Balaenoptera bonaerensis)  :: vågehval {m}
Min Nan {prop} (Hokkien) SEE: Hokkien  ::
minnow {n} (a small freshwater fish)  :: [Bokmål] ørekyte {m} [phoxinus phoxinus]
minority {n} (subgroup that does not form a numerical majority)  :: [Bokmål] minoritet {m}, mindretall {n}; [Nynorsk] minoritet {m}, mindretal {n}
minority cabinet {n} (minority government) SEE: minority government  ::
minority group {n} (group that forms a minority)  :: [Bokmål] minoritetsgruppe {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] minoritetsgruppe {f}
minor planet {n} (celestial body)  :: småplanet {m}
mint {adj} (of condition, as new)  :: som ny
mint {n} (money-producing building or institution)  :: [Bokmål] myntverk {n}
mint {n} (plant)  :: mynt
minuet {n} (dance)  :: menuett {c}
minuet {n} (music accompanying the dance)  :: menuett {c}
minus {adj} (negative)  :: negativ
minus {conj} (mathematics: less)  :: minus
minus {n} (minus sign) SEE: minus sign  ::
minus sign {n} (symbol used to denote the operation of subtraction and to indicate that a number is negative)  :: [Bokmål] minustegn {n}; [Nynorsk] minusteikn {n}
minute {n} (record of meeting)  :: protokoll {m}
minute {n} (short but unspecified period of time)  :: øyeblikk {n}
minute {n} (unit of angular measure)  :: minutt {n}
minute {n} (unit of time)  :: minutt {n}
minutes {n} (the official notes kept during a meeting)  :: [Bokmål] referat {n}, protokoll {m}
miracle {n} (wonderful event attributed to supernatural powers)  :: [Bokmål] mirakel {n}, under {n}, underverk {n}; [Nynorsk] mirakel {n}
mirage {n} (an optical phenomenon)  :: luftspeiling {m}
Mirandese {prop} (Romance language)  :: mirandesisk
Miriam {prop} (female given name)  :: Miriam, Mirjam
Miriam {prop} (sister of Moses and Aaron)  :: Mirjam
mirror {n} (computing: exact copy of a data set)  :: [Bokmål] speil {n}; [Nynorsk] spegel {m}
mirror {n} (smooth reflecting surface)  :: [Bokmål] speil {n}; [Nynorsk] spegel {m}
mirror {v} (of an event, activity, behaviour.. to be identical to, be a copy of, to reflect)  :: [Bokmål] speile
mirror ball {n} (disco ball) SEE: disco ball  ::
misanthropic {adj} (hating or disliking mankind)  :: misantropisk
misanthropist {n} (misanthrope) SEE: misanthrope  ::
misappropriate {v} (to embezzle) SEE: embezzle  ::
misbegotten {adj} (by figurative extension: ill-conceived) SEE: ill-conceived  ::
misbegotten {adj} (of a person: born out of wedlock) SEE: illegitimate  ::
misbegotten {n} (one born out of wedlock) SEE: bastard  ::
misbehavior {n} (conduct that is inappropriate)  :: dårlig oppførsel {m}
miscarriage {n} (termination of pregnancy)  :: [Bokmål] spontan abort {m}, spontanabort {m}; [Nynorsk] spontan abort {m}, spontanabort {m}
miscarriage of justice {n} (error which led to an unjust outcome)  :: justismord
miscarry {v} (to abort a foetus)  :: abortere
miscegenation {n} (the mixing or blending of race)  :: raseblanding {m}
miscellaneous {adj} (consisting of a variety of ingredients or parts)  :: blanda, blandet
miscellaneous {adj}  :: diverse
miscellaneous {adj} (having diverse characteristics)  :: diverse
miscomprehend {v} (misunderstand) SEE: misunderstand  ::
misconduct {n} (bad behavior) SEE: misbehavior  ::
misconduct {v} (misbehave) SEE: misbehave  ::
misconduct {v} (mismanage) SEE: mismanage  ::
misconstrue {v} (to interpret erroneously)  :: feiltolke
miser {n} (skinflint or scrooge)  :: gjerrigknark {m}
misfortunes never come singly {proverb} (proverb)  :: en ulykke kommer sjelden alene
misinformation {n} (disinformation) SEE: disinformation  ::
mislay {v} (to leave something in the wrong place and then forget where one put it) SEE: misplace  ::
misleading {adj} (tending to mislead)  :: [Bokmål] misvisende
misogynist {n} (hater of women)  :: kvinnehater {m}
misplace {v} (to apply one's talents inappropriately)  :: misforstå
misplace {v} (to put something somewhere and then forget its location)  :: forlegge
miss {n} (Miss) SEE: Miss  ::
miss {n} (unmarried woman)  :: frøken
Miss {n} (title)  :: frøken (frk.)
missed miscarriage {n} (missed abortion) SEE: missed abortion  ::
misshapen {adj} (deformed)  :: vanskapt, misdannet
missile {n} (self-propelled, guidable projectile)  :: missil
missionary {n} (person traveling to spread a religion)  :: misjonær {m}
missionary position {n} (position for sexual intercourse)  :: misjonærstilling {c}
mission statement {n} (declaration of the purpose of an organization)  :: formålsparagraf
Mississippi {n} (state)  :: Mississippi
Missouri {prop} (US state)  :: Missouri
misspelling {n} (misspelt word)  :: [Bokmål] stavefeil {m}; [Nynorsk] stavefeil {m}
mist {n} (A layer of fine droplets or particles)  :: [Bokmål] tåke {m} {f}
mist {n} (Water or other liquid finely suspended in air)  :: [Bokmål] dis {m}, tåke {m} {f}, skodde {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] dis {m}, tåke {f}, skodde {f}
mistake {n} (an error)  :: [Bokmål] feil {m}, tabbe {m}; [Nynorsk] feil {m}
mistake {v} (To make an error)  :: ta feil
mistake {v} (To take one thing for another)  :: misforstå
mister {n} (title of adult male)  :: herr
mistletoe {n} (either species of such evergreen plant)  :: misteltein {m}
mistress {n} (female teacher)  :: [Bokmål] lærerinne {m} {f}, frøken {m} {f}
mistress {n} (woman in extramarital relationship)  :: [Bokmål] elskerinne {m} {f}
mistress {n} (woman of authority)  :: [Bokmål] frue {m} {f}
misunderstand {v} (to understand incorrectly, while believing one has understood correctly)  :: misforstå
misuse {n} (incorrect, improper or unlawful use)  :: [Bokmål] misbruk {m} {n}; [Nynorsk] misbruk {m} {n}
mite {n} (arachnid)  :: mit {m}, midd {m}
mite {n} (lepton) SEE: lepton  ::
mitigate {v} (to reduce, lessen, or decrease)  :: [Bokmål] lindre, formilde, avbøte
mitre {n} (a covering for the head, worn on solemn occasions by church dignitaries)  :: mitra
mitt {n} (mitten) SEE: mitten  ::
mitten {n} (glove with a separate sheath for the thumb only)  :: [Bokmål] vott {m}; [Nynorsk] vott {m}
mix {n} (result of mixing two or more substances)  :: blanding {m} {f}
mix {v} (combine items from two or more sources normally kept separate)  :: blande
mix {v} (music: combine several tracks)  :: mikse
mix {v} (stir two or more substances together)  :: blande, mikse
Mixter {n} (Mx) SEE: Mx  ::
mizzen {n} (mizzenmast) SEE: mizzenmast  ::
Mjollnir {prop} (the hammer of Thor)  :: Mjølner
mmole {n} (millimole) SEE: millimole  ::
moa {n} (extinct bird)  :: moafugler
moat {n} (defensive ditch)  :: [Bokmål] vollgrav {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] vollgrav {f}
mob {n} (mafia) SEE: mafia  ::
mobile {adj} (capable of being moved)  :: bevegelig, mobil
mobile {n} (decoration)  :: uro {m}
mobile {n} (mobile phone) SEE: mobile phone  ::
mobile elevating work platform {n} (aerial work platform) SEE: aerial work platform  ::
mobile phone {n} (portable telephone)  :: mobiltelefon {m}, mobil {m}
mobilisation {n} (mobilization) SEE: mobilization  ::
mobilize {v} (mobilise) SEE: mobilise  ::
mock {v} (to mimic)  :: [Bokmål] imitere, herme
mock {v} (to taunt)  :: [Bokmål] herme etter
mocker {n} (mocking bird) SEE: mocking bird  ::
mock exam {n} (an examination where the marks do not count)  :: tentamen
mode {n} (grammatical mood) SEE: grammatical mood  ::
model aircraft {n} (aircraft made to a smaller scale)  :: [Bokmål] modellfly {n}; [Nynorsk] modellfly {n}
mode of transport {n} (vehicle or system used to transport people or goods)  :: [Bokmål] transportmiddel {n}; [Nynorsk] transportmiddel {n}
modern {adj} (pertaining to the current time and style)  :: moderne
Modern Greek {prop} (Modern Greek)  :: [Bokmål] nygresk {m}; [Nynorsk] nygresk {m}
Modern Standard Arabic {prop} (Modern Standard Arabic)  :: [Bokmål] Moderne Standard Arabisk {m}
Mohammad {prop} (male given name) SEE: Muhammad  ::
Mohammad {prop} (prophet) SEE: Muhammad  ::
moiety {n} (half) SEE: half  ::
moisturising cream {n} (cream that moisturises the skin)  :: [Bokmål] fuktighetskrem {m}
moisturizer {n} (moisturising cream) SEE: moisturising cream  ::
mojibake {n} (corrupt characters or letters)  :: [Bokmål] tegnsalat
molasses {n} (thick brownish syrup refined from raw sugar)  :: [Bokmål] melasse {m}; [Nynorsk] melasse {m}
Moldavia {prop} (Moldova) SEE: Moldova  ::
Moldavian {n} (inhabitant of the Republic of Moldova)  :: [Bokmål] moldover {m}; [Nynorsk] moldovar {m}
Moldavian {prop} (language)  :: [Bokmål] moldovsk {m}; [Nynorsk] moldovsk {m}
Moldova {prop} (country)  :: Moldova
Moldovan {adj} (Moldavian) SEE: Moldavian  ::
Moldovan {n} (Moldavian) SEE: Moldavian  ::
Moldovan {prop} (Moldavian) SEE: Moldavian  ::
moldy {adj} (mouldy) SEE: mouldy  ::
mole {n} (burrowing insectivore)  :: [Bokmål] moldvarp {m}, muldvarp {m}; [Nynorsk] moldvarp {m}
mole {n} (dark spot on the skin)  :: føflekk {m}
mole {n} (internal spy)  :: [Bokmål] moldvarp {m}, muldvarp {m}; [Nynorsk] moldvarp {m}
mole {n} (mole rat) SEE: mole rat  ::
molecular {adj} (relating to molecules)  :: [Bokmål] molekylær; [Nynorsk] molekylær
molecule {n} (group of atoms held together by chemical bonds)  :: molekyl {n}; [Nynorsk] molekyl {n}
mollie {n} (Molotov cocktail) SEE: Molotov cocktail  ::
mollusc {n} (soft-bodied invertebrate of phylum Mollusca, see also: clam, see also: oyster, see also: mussel)  :: [Bokmål] bløtdyr {n}
molybdenum {n} (chemical element)  :: molybden
mom {n} (mother) SEE: mum  ::
moment {n} (moment in time)  :: [Bokmål] tidspunkt {n}, øyeblikk {n}; [Nynorsk] tidspunkt {n}, augeblikk {n}, augeblink {m}
moment {n} (moment of force)  :: moment
moment {n} (very brief period of time)  :: [Bokmål] øyeblikk {n}; [Nynorsk] augeblikk {n}, augneblunk {m}
momentarily {adv} (In a moment or very soon)  :: straks, veldig snart, veldig snart, øyeblikkelig, straks, straks
mommy {n} (mum) SEE: mum  ::
Monaco {prop} (capital city)  :: Monaco
Monaco {prop} (country in Europe)  :: Monaco
Mona Lisa {prop} (painting by Leonardo Da Vinci)  :: Mona Lisa
monarch {n} (ruler)  :: monark {m}
monarchic {adj} (of, or relating to monarchy or to be a monarch)  :: monarkisk; [Bokmål] monarkisk; [Nynorsk] monarkisk
monarchy {n} (form of government with a hereditary head of state)  :: kongedømme {n}, monarki {n}
monastery {n} (place of residence for members of a religious community)  :: [Bokmål] kloster {n}; [Nynorsk] kloster {n}
Monastir {prop} (former name of Bitola in Macedonia)  :: Bitola
Monday {adv} (on Monday)  :: mandag
Monday {n} (day of the week)  :: mandag [Bokmål]; [Nynorsk] måndag
monetary unit {n} (standard unit of currency)  :: [Bokmål] myntenhet {m} {f}
money {n} (cash)  :: kontanter {p}; [Bokmål] penger {p}
money {n} (means of exchange and measure of value)  :: [Bokmål] penger {p}
Monégasque {adj} (of or relating to Monaco or its inhabitants)  :: [Bokmål] monegaskisk; [Nynorsk] monegaskisk
Monégasque {n} (a native or inhabitant of Monaco)  :: [Bokmål] monegasker {m}; [Nynorsk] monegask {m}, monegaskar {m}
Mongol {prop} (A person from Mongolia; a Mongolian) SEE: Mongolian  ::
Mongol {prop} (member of the nomadic people)  :: [Bokmål] mongol {m}; [Nynorsk] mongol {m}
Mongolia {prop} (Central Asian country)  :: Mongolia
Mongolian {adj} (designating or affected with Down syndrome) SEE: Mongol, mongoloid  ::
Mongolian {adj} (of or relating to Mongolia or its peoples, languages, or cultures)  :: [Bokmål] mongolsk; [Nynorsk] mongolsk
Mongolian {adj} (resembling or having some of the characteristic physical features of the Mongoloid racial type) SEE: mongoloid  ::
Mongolian {n} (language of Mongolia)  :: [Bokmål] mongolsk {m}; [Nynorsk] mongolsk {m}
Mongolian {n} (native or inhabitant of Mongolia)  :: [Bokmål] mongol {m}; [Nynorsk] mongol {m}
Mongolian {n} (person of Mongoloid physical type)  :: [Bokmål] mongol {m}; [Nynorsk] mongol {m}
mongoose {n} (a small carnivore of the family Herpesidae)  :: [Bokmål] mungo {m}
Monica {prop} (female given name)  :: Monika
Monika {prop} (female given name) SEE: Monica  ::
moniker {n} (signature) SEE: signature  ::
monitor {n} (class of armored warship)  :: [Bokmål] monitor {m}; [Nynorsk] monitor {m}
monitor {n} (ironclad) SEE: ironclad  ::
monitor {n} (monitor lizard) SEE: monitor lizard  ::
monitor {v} (watch over, guard)  :: overvåke
monk {n} (male member of monastic order)  :: munk {m}
monk {n} (slang: judge) SEE: judge  ::
monk {n} (slang: loner) SEE: loner  ::
monkey {n} (primate)  :: [Bokmål] ape {m}, apekatt {m}
monkey bars {n} (jungle gym) SEE: jungle gym  ::
monkey-eating eagle {n} (Philippine eagle) SEE: Philippine eagle  ::
monk's hood {n} (monkshood) SEE: monkshood  ::
monochrome {adj} (having only one colour)  :: ensfarget
monochrome {adj} (of a photograph, representing colours with shades of gray)  :: monokromatisk, svarthvit
monochrome {n} (black and white image)  :: monokrom {m}, svarthvittbilde {n}
monocotyledon {n} (Plant belonging to Monocotyledones or Liliopsida)  :: enfrøbladet plante; [Bokmål] enfrøbladinger
monogermane {n} (germane) SEE: germane  ::
monoglottism {n} (condition of being able to speak only a single language) SEE: unilingualism  ::
monolingual {adj} (only knowing or spoken in one language)  :: ettspråklig
monolingualism {n} (condition of being able to speak only a single language) SEE: unilingualism  ::
monologue {n} (drama: long speech by one person)  :: [Bokmål] monolog {m}; [Nynorsk] monolog {m}
monophthong {n} (vowel that has same sound throughout its pronunciation)  :: monoftong {m}
monophthongization {n} (the process of becoming monophthong)  :: monoftongering {m} {f}
monopoly {n}  :: monopol
Monopoly {prop} (a board game)  :: [Bokmål] Monopol
monorail {n} (a railroad system where the trains run on one rail)  :: [Bokmål] énskinnebane {m}
monster {n} (terrifying dangerous creature)  :: monster {n}, uhyre {n}
monstrosity {n} (Monstrous thing, person or act)  :: uhyrlighet
Montenegrin {adj} (relating to Montenegro)  :: [Bokmål] montenegrinsk; [Nynorsk] montenegrinsk
Montenegrin {n} (person from Montenegro)  :: [Bokmål] montenegriner {m}; [Nynorsk] montenegrinar {m}
Montenegrin {prop} (the standardized variety of Serbo-Croatian)  :: [Bokmål] montenegrinsk {m}; [Nynorsk] montenegrinsk {m}
month {n} (period into which a year is divided)  :: måned
monthly {adj} (Occurring every month)  :: [Bokmål] månedlig; [Nynorsk] månadleg
monthly {adv} (Occurring every month)  :: [Bokmål] månedlig; [Nynorsk] månadleg
monument {n} (a structure built for commemorative or symbolic reasons)  :: [Bokmål] monument {n}; [Nynorsk] monument {n}
moo {interj} (sound made by a cow or bull)  ::
moo {v} (to make a lowing sound)  :: raute
mooch {n} (moocher) SEE: moocher  ::
moocher {n} (a person having a tendency to repeatedly ask help of others)  :: snylter {m}
mood {n} (bad mood)  :: dårlig humør {n}
mood {n} (disposition (see also in the mood))  :: humør {n}
mood {n} (grammatical mood) SEE: grammatical mood  ::
mood {n} (mental state)  :: humør {n}
mood {n} (prevalent atmosphere)  :: stemning {m} {f}
moon {n} (any substantially sized natural satellite of a planet)  :: måne {m}
moon {n} (largest natural satellite of planet Earth)  :: månen {m}
moon {n} (month)  :: [Bokmål] måned; [Nynorsk] månad
Moon {prop} (sole natural satellite of the Earth)  :: måne {m}
moonbeam {n} (moonlight generally) SEE: moonlight  ::
moon-blind {n} (moon blindness) SEE: moon blindness  ::
moon-blind {n} (night-blind) SEE: night-blind  ::
moon blindness {n} (night blindness) SEE: night blindness  ::
moon bounce {n} (bounce house) SEE: bouncing castle  ::
moonbounce {n} (bouncy castle) SEE: bouncing castle  ::
Mooninite {n} (inhabitant of the Moon) SEE: Lunarian  ::
moon landing {n} (arrival of a spacecraft on the moon)  :: månelanding {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] månelanding {f}
moonlight {n} (light reflected from the moon)  :: [Bokmål] måneskinn {n}; [Nynorsk] måneskin {n}
moon rocket {n} (moon-bound rocket-propelled vehicle)  :: [Bokmål] månerakett {m}; [Nynorsk] månerakett {m}
moonshine {n} (illicit liquor)  :: [Bokmål] hjemmebrent {m}; [Nynorsk] heimebrent {m}
moonshine {n} (shine of the moon)  :: [Bokmål] måneskinn {n}; [Nynorsk] måneskin {n}
moor {n} (region with poor, marshy soil, peat and heath)  :: lynghei
moose {n} (largest member of the deer family (Alces alces))  :: elg {m}
moot {v} (debate) SEE: debate  ::
moot {v} (discuss) SEE: discuss  ::
mop {n} (implement for washing floors)  :: [Bokmål] mopp {m}; [Nynorsk] mopp {m}
mop {v} (to rub, scrub, clean or wipe with a mop, or as if with a mop)  :: mopp
moped {n} (two-wheeled vehicle)  :: [Bokmål] moped {m}; [Nynorsk] moped {m}
moral philosophy {n} (ethics) SEE: ethics  ::
moratorium {n} (authorization permitting temporary suspension of payments)  :: moratorium {n}
moratorium {n} (suspension of an ongoing activity)  :: moratorium {n}
Moravia {prop} (historical region)  :: Mähren
moray eel {n} (brightly colored marine eel) SEE: moray  ::
morbid {adj} (grisly, gruesome)  :: morbid
morbid {adj} (suggesting the horror of death)  :: morbid
morbid {adj} (unhealthy or unwholesome, especially psychologically)  :: morbid
mordacious {adj} (corrosive) SEE: corrosive  ::
Mordvin {adj} (pertaining Mordovia) SEE: Mordovian  ::
Mordvinia {prop} (republic of Russia) SEE: Mordovia  ::
Mordvinian {adj} (pertaining to Mordvinia) SEE: Mordovian  ::
Mordvinian {n} (someone from Mordvinia) SEE: Mordovian  ::
more {adv} (comparative of much)  :: [Bokmål] mer; [Nynorsk] meir
more {adv} (word to form a comparative)  :: [Bokmål] mer; [Nynorsk] meir
more {determiner} (comparative of many)  :: [Bokmål] flere; [Nynorsk] fleire
more {determiner} (comparative of much)  :: [Bokmål] mer; [Nynorsk] meir
more or less {adv} (approximately)  :: [Bokmål] mer eller mindre; [Nynorsk] meir eller mindre
morgue {n} (haughty attitude) SEE: arrogance  ::
morgue {n} (place for dead people)  :: likhus {n}
moribund {adj} (approaching death)  :: døende
morion {n} (type of helmet)  :: morion
morna {n} (a genre of Cape Verdean music)  :: morna
morning {n} (part of the day between dawn and midday)  :: [Bokmål] morgen {m}
morning {n} (the part of the day after midnight and before midday)  :: [Bokmål] morgen {m}; [Nynorsk] morgon {m}
morning after {n} (hangover) SEE: hangover  ::
morning glory {n} (erection present on waking) SEE: morning wood  ::
morning person {n} (early bird) SEE: early bird  ::
morning sickness {n} (early morning nausea from pregnancy)  :: [Bokmål] morgenkvalme {m}
morning star {n} (spiked weapon on staff)  :: [Bokmål] morgenstjerne {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] morgonstjerne {f}
morning tent {n} (morning erection) SEE: morning wood  ::
morning wood {n} (morning erection)  :: [Bokmål] morrabrød {n}, morgenbrød {n}
Moroccan {adj} (pertaining to Morocco)  :: [Bokmål] marokkansk; [Nynorsk] marokkansk
Moroccan {n} (person from Morocco)  :: [Bokmål] marokkaner {m}; [Nynorsk] marokkan {m}, marokkanar {m}
Morocco {prop} (country)  :: [Bokmål] Marokko
moron {n} (idiot) SEE: idiot  ::
morph {n} (allomorph) SEE: allomorph  ::
morphine {n} (crystalline alkaloid)  :: [Bokmål] morfin {m} {n}; [Nynorsk] morfin {m} {n}
morrow {n} (morning)  :: morgen {m}
Morse code {prop} (a character code represented by dots and dashes)  :: [Bokmål] morsealfabet {n}; [Nynorsk] morsealfabet {n}
mortality {n} (condition of being susceptible to death)  :: [Bokmål] dødelighet {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] dødelegheit {f}, døyelegheit
mortality {n} (death rate)  :: [Bokmål] dødelighet {m} {f}, dødsrate {m}; [Nynorsk] dødelegheit {f}, døyelegheit {f}, dødsrate {m}
mortality rate {n} (the number of deaths)  :: [Bokmål] dødsrate {m}, dødelighet {m} {f}, mortalitet {m}; [Nynorsk] dødsrate {m}, dødelegheit {f}, døyelegheit {f}, mortalitet {m}
mortar {n} (mixture of lime or cement, sand and water)  :: mørtel {m}
mortar {n} (short large-bore cannon)  :: bombekaster {m}
mortar {n} (vessel used to grind ingredients)  :: morter {m}
mortgage {n} (special form of secured loan)  :: hypothek {n}
mortise-and-tenon joint {n} (joint)  :: tappsammenføyning, hull og tapp
mortuary {n} (morgue) SEE: morgue  ::
Moscow {prop} (Capital city of Russia)  :: Moskva
Moses {prop} (the biblical patriarch)  :: Moses
Mosotho {n} (a citizen of Lesotho)  :: [Bokmål] lesothoer {m}; [Nynorsk] lesothoar {m}
mosque {n} (a place of worship for Muslims)  :: [Bokmål] moské {m}; [Nynorsk] moské {m}
mosquito {n} (small flying insect of the family Culicidae, known for biting and sucking blood)  :: mygg {m}
moss {n} (bog) SEE: bog  ::
moss {n} (plants of the division Bryophyta)  :: [Bokmål] mose {m}
most {adv} (adverb forming superlative)  :: [Bokmål] mest; [Nynorsk] mest
most {adv} (highly)  :: høyst, meget, veldig
most {adv} (superlative of many)  :: [Bokmål] flest; [Nynorsk] flest
most {adv} (superlative of much)  :: [Bokmål] mest; [Nynorsk] mest
most {determiner} (majority of)  :: [Bokmål] de fleste; [Nynorsk] de fleste
motet {n} (a composition adapted to sacred words in the elaborate polyphonic church style)  :: motett {m}
moth {n} (insect similar to a butterfly)  :: nattsvermer {m}
mother {n} (female (human) who parents a child, gives birth to a baby, or is pregnant)  :: [Bokmål] mor {m} {f}, mamma {m}, moder {m}; [Nynorsk] mor {f}
mother {n} (motherfucker) SEE: motherfucker  ::
mother {n} (one’s female parent)  :: [Bokmål] mor {m} {f}, mamma {m}, moder {m}; [Nynorsk] mor {f}
motherfucker {n} (generic term of abuse)  :: drittsekk {m}, rasshøl {n}, jævel {m}
mother-in-law {n} (spouse’s mother)  :: [Bokmål] svigermor {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] svigermor {f}
motherless {adj} (without a living mother)  :: morløs
mother-naked {adj} (in the buff) SEE: in the buff  ::
mother-of-pearl {n} (the hard pearly inner layer of certain mollusk shells)  :: perlemor {n}
mother's milk {n} (breast milk)  :: [Bokmål] brystmelk {c}, brystmjølk {c}, morsmelk {c}, morsmjølk {c}; [Nynorsk] brystmjølk {f}, morsmjølk {f}
mother tongue {n} (one's native tongue)  :: [Bokmål] morsmål {n}; [Nynorsk] morsmål {n}
motion picture {n} (movie) SEE: movie  ::
motivation {n} (Willingness of action especially in behavior)  :: motivasjon
motive {n}  :: motiv {n}
motorbiker {n} (motorcyclist) SEE: motorcyclist  ::
motorcar {n} (enclosed passenger vehicle powered by engine) SEE: automobile  ::
motorcaravan {n} (motor home, recreational vehicle) SEE: motor home  ::
motorcycle {n} (open-seated motor-powered vehicle with two wheels)  :: [Bokmål] motorsykkel {m}; [Nynorsk] motorsykkel {m}
motorcyclist {n} (someone who rides a motorcycle)  :: [Bokmål] motorsyklist {m}; [Nynorsk] motorsyklist {m}
motorist {n} (one who drives a motor vehicle)  :: [Bokmål] bilist {m}; [Nynorsk] bilist {m}
motor vehicle {n} (any land-based means of transportation)  :: [Bokmål] motorkjøretøy {n}, motorvogn {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] motorkøyretøy {n}, motorvogn {f}
motorway {n} (broad highway)  :: motorvei; [Bokmål] motorvei; [Nynorsk] motorveg
motto {n} (sentence, phrase or word forming part of an heraldic achievement)  :: [Bokmål] motto {n}; [Nynorsk] motto {n}
mouflon {n} (sheep)  :: mufflon
mould {n} (mould) SEE: mold  ::
mould {v} (mould) SEE: mold  ::
mouldy {adj} (neglected) SEE: neglected  ::
mound {n} (vulva) SEE: vulva  ::
mount {n} (mountain) SEE: mountain  ::
mount {v} (attach an object)  :: montere
mount {v} (climb up/on; to ride)  :: bestige
mount {v} (Computing, attach drive or device)  :: montere
mount {v} (get on top of an animal to mate)  :: bestige
mount {v} (to have sexual intercourse with someone, something)  :: bestige
mountain {n} (large mass of earth and rock)  :: [Bokmål] fjell {n}, berg {n}; [Nynorsk] fjell {n}, berg {n}
mountain climbing {n} (mountaineering) SEE: mountaineering  ::
mountaineer {n} (one who climbs mountains for sport or pleasure)  :: [Bokmål] fjellklatrer {m}; [Nynorsk] fjellklatrar {m}
mountainous {adj} (having many mountains)  :: [Bokmål] fjellrik; [Nynorsk] fjellrik
mountain sickness {n} (altitude sickness) SEE: altitude sickness  ::
mountainside {n} (slope of mountain)  :: [Bokmål] fjellside {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] fjellside {f}
mountaintop {n} (the summit of a mountain)  :: [Bokmål] fjelltopp {m}; [Nynorsk] fjelltopp {m}
Mount McKinley {prop} (Denali) SEE: Denali  ::
mouse {n} (computing: input device)  :: mus {m} {f}, datamus {m} {f}
mouse {n} (rodent of the genus Mus)  :: mus {f}
mouse mat {n} (mouse pad) SEE: mouse pad  ::
mousepad {n} (mouse pad) SEE: mouse pad  ::
mousetrap {n} (device for killing mice)  :: musefelle
moustache {n} (hair on upper lip)  :: bart {m}, mustasje {m}
mouth {n} (the end of a river out of which water flows)  :: [Bokmål] munning {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] munning {m} {f}
mouth {n} (the opening of a creature through which food is ingested)  :: munn {m}, kjeft
mouthful {n} (amount that will fit in a mouth)  :: munnfull {m}
mouth organ {n} (mouth organ) SEE: harmonica  ::
mouthpiece {n}  :: munnstykke {n}
mouthpiece {n} (part of a telephone)  :: telefonrør {n}
mouthpiece {n} (spokesman who speaks on behalf of someone else)  :: talerør {n} [colloquial, sometimes pejorative], talsmann {m}, talsperson {m}
mouth ulcer {n} (aphthous ulcer) SEE: aphthous ulcer  ::
move {n} (the act of moving; a movement)  :: bevegelse
move {n} (the act of moving a token on a gameboard)  :: trekk
move {n} (the event of changing one's residence)  :: flytting
move {v} (to act; to take action)  :: handle
move {v} (to arouse the feelings or passions of)  :: røre
move {v} (to change residence)  :: flytte
move {v} (to change the place of a piece)  :: flytte
move {v} (to transfer from one space or position to another)  :: flytte
movement {n} (trend in various fields or social categories)  :: bevegelse
movie {n} (motion picture)  :: [Bokmål] film {m}; [Nynorsk] film {m}
moviehouse {n} (cinema) SEE: cinema  ::
moviemaker {n} (a person who makes movies as a profession) SEE: filmmaker  ::
moviemaking {n} (the production of movies) SEE: filmmaking  ::
movie star {n} (star of the cinema)  :: [Bokmål] filmstjerne {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] filmstjerne {f}
movie theater {n} (cinema) SEE: cinema  ::
mow {v} (to cut something down)  :: slå, skjære, klippe
mower {n} (lawnmower) SEE: lawnmower  ::
Mozambican {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Mozambique, or the Mozambican people)  :: [Bokmål] mosambikisk; [Nynorsk] mosambikisk
Mozarabic {prop} (language)  :: mozarabisk
Mr. {n} (Mr) SEE: Mr  ::
Mrs {abbr} (title before woman's name)  :: [archaic] fru, [archaic] Fr
M-theory {n} (theory that unifies the five superstring theories)  :: M-teori {m}
much {determiner} (a large amount of)  :: mye
much obliged {adj} (grateful) SEE: grateful  ::
much obliged {adj} (thank you) SEE: thank you  ::
muckamuck {n} (person in a position of authority) SEE: big cheese  ::
muckety muck {n} (muckamuck) SEE: muckamuck  ::
mud {n} (mixture of soil and water)  :: søle {f}, gjørme {f}, leire {m} {f}
mud cake {n} (Mississippi mud pie) SEE: Mississippi mud pie  ::
mudflat {n} (tidal flat)  :: [Bokmål] mudderflate {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] mudderflate {f}
muff {n} (a piece of fur or cloth for keeping the hands warm)  :: [Bokmål] muffe {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] muffe {f}
muff diving {n} (cunnilingus) SEE: cunnilingus  ::
muffin {n} (individual cake)  :: muffin, muffins {m}
muffle {n} (Anything that mutes or deadens sound)  :: demper {m}
muffle {n} (A warm piece of clothing for the hands)  :: muffe {m}
muffle {v} (To mute or deaden)  :: dempe
muffler {n} (scarf) SEE: scarf  ::
mug {n} (large cup)  :: [Bokmål] krus
Muggle {n} (non-magical person)  :: gomp {m}
Muhammad {prop} (the prophet who introduced Islam)  :: Muhammed
mujahideen {n} (mujahid) SEE: mujahid  ::
mulct {n} (pecuniary penalty)  :: [Bokmål] mulkt {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] mulkt {f}
mule {n} (offspring of male donkey and female horse)  :: muldyr {n}
mullet {n} (fish of the family Mugilidae (grey mullets))  :: multe
mullet {n} (hairstyle)  :: hockeysveis {m}
multicolor {adj} (multicolored) SEE: multicolored  ::
multicolored {adj} (having multiple colors)  :: [Bokmål] flerfarget, flerfarga; [Nynorsk] fleirfarga
multicultural {adj} (relating to several different cultures)  :: [Bokmål] flerkulturell; [Nynorsk] fleirkulturell
multi-hydrocarbon {n} (petroleum jelly) SEE: petroleum jelly  ::
multilingual {adj} (able to communicate fluently in multiple languages)  :: [Bokmål] flerspråklig; [Nynorsk] fleirspråkleg
multilingual {adj} (pertaining to multiple languages)  :: [Bokmål] flerspråklig; [Nynorsk] fleirspråkleg
multilingualism {n} (condition of being able to speak several languages)  :: flerspråklighet {m} {f}
multimillionaire {n} (person worth many millions)  :: [Bokmål] mangemillionær {m}; [Nynorsk] mangemillionær {m}
multiple personality disorder {n} (dissociative identity disorder) SEE: dissociative identity disorder  ::
multiplication {n} (calculation)  :: [Bokmål] multiplikasjon {m}; [Nynorsk] multiplikasjon {m}
multiplication {n} (process)  :: [Bokmål] multiplikasjon {m}; [Nynorsk] multiplikasjon {m}
multiplication table {n} (in arithmetic)  :: multiplikasjonstabell {m}; [Bokmål] gangetabell {m}; [Nynorsk] gongetabell {m}
multiply {v} (intransitive: perform multiplication)  :: [Bokmål] multiplisere, gange; [Nynorsk] multiplisere, gange
multiply {v} (transitive: perform multiplication on (a number))  :: [Bokmål] multiplisere, gange; [Nynorsk] multiplisere, gange
multi-tasking {n} (multitasking) SEE: multitasking  ::
mumble {n} (low tone of voice)  :: mumling {m} {f}
mumble {n} (quiet vocalization)  :: mumling {m} {f}
mumble {v} (to speak unintelligibly)  :: mumle
mumbo jumbo {n} (meaningless speech)  :: [Bokmål] vrøvl {n}, vås {n}, tøys {n}
mumijo {n} (shilajit) SEE: shilajit  ::
mummy {n} (child's term for mother)  :: mamma {m}
mummy {n} (embalmed corpse)  :: mumie {m}
mummy's boy {n} (momma's boy) SEE: momma's boy  ::
mumps {n} (contagious disease)  :: kusma
mundane {adj} (ordinary)  :: alminnelig, repeterende
mundane {adj} (tedious)  :: kjedelig
mundane {adj} (worldly)  :: verdslig
Munich {prop} (capital of Bavaria)  :: München
municipal {adj} (pertaining to city)  :: kommunal, kommune-
municipality {n} (a district with a government that typically encloses no other governed distrcits)  :: [Bokmål] kommune {m}; [Nynorsk] kommune {m}
munificent {adj} ((of a person or group) very liberal in giving or bestowing)  :: raus, rundhåndet
muon {n} (an unstable elementary particle in the lepton family)  :: myon {n}
murder {n} (an act of deliberate killing)  :: mord {n}
murder {n} (the crime of deliberate killing)  :: overlagt drap {n}
murder {v} (defeat decisively)  :: ta knekken på
murder {v} (deliberately kill)  :: myrde
murder {v} (express one’s anger at)  :: drepe
murderer {n} (person who commits murder)  :: morder {m}
murder weapon {n} (weapon used to commit a murder)  :: mordvåpen {n}
murky {adj} (gloomy) SEE: gloomy  ::
murky {adj} (obscure) SEE: obscure  ::
Murphy's law {prop} (adage which states that if anything can go wrong it will)  :: Loven om tingenes iboende faenskap.
murrey {n} (mulberry) SEE: mulberry  ::
muscle {n} (contractile tissue)  :: muskel
muscleman {n} (bodyguard) SEE: bodyguard  ::
Muscovite {n} (resident of Moscow)  :: [Bokmål] moskovitt {m}; [Nynorsk] moskovitt {m}
Muscovy duck {n} (duck)  :: moskusand {m}, knoppand {m}
muscular {adj} (having large, well-developed muscles)  :: [Bokmål] muskuløs; [Nynorsk] muskuløs
muscular {adj} (of or relating to muscles)  :: [Bokmål] muskulær; [Nynorsk] muskulær
muse {n} (a source of inspiration)  :: muse
museum {n} (building or institution)  :: museum
mushroom {n} (champignon) SEE: champignon  ::
mushroom {n} (fruiting body of a fungus)  :: sopp
music {n} (any pleasing or interesting sounds)  :: musikk {m}
music {n}  :: musikk {m}
music {n} (sheet music)  :: noter {p}
music {n} (sound, organized in time in a melodious way)  :: musikk {m}
musical {n} (stage performance, show or film)  :: [Bokmål] musikal {m}; [Nynorsk] musikal {m}
musical instrument {n} (a device, object, contrivance or machine used to produce musical notes or sounds)  :: [Bokmål] musikkinstrument {n}; [Nynorsk] musikkinstrument {n}
musician {n} (person who performs or writes music)  :: [Bokmål] musiker {m}; [Nynorsk] musikar {m}
music notation {n} (system which represents aurally perceived music) SEE: musical notation  ::
musket {n} (firearm)  :: muskett {m}
musketeer {n} (foot soldier)  :: musketer {m}
musk mallow {n} (Abelmoschus moschatus) SEE: abelmosk  ::
musk mallow {n} (Malva lcea) SEE: vervain mallow  ::
musk ox {n} (an arctic mammal)  :: [Bokmål] moskusoks; [Nynorsk] moskusfe
muskrat {n} (Ondatra zibethicus)  :: bisamrotte
Muslim {adj} (relating to believers of Islam)  :: [Bokmål] muslimsk; [Nynorsk] muslimsk
Muslim {n} (believer of Islam)  :: [Bokmål] muslim
muslin {n} (very different styles of fabric) SEE: fabric  ::
musquash {n} (Ondatra zibethicus) SEE: muskrat  ::
muss {n} (mess) SEE: mess  ::
mussel {n} (any small edible bivalve shellfish, see also: clam, see also: oyster, see also: mollusc)  :: blåskjell
must {n} (Fruit juice that will ferment or has fermented, usually grapes)  :: [Bokmål] most {m}; [Nynorsk] most {m}
must {n} (something mandatory)  :: krav {n}, must {n}
must {v} (be required to)  :: måtte
mustache {n} (moustache) SEE: moustache  ::
mustard {n} (condiment)  :: sennep [Bokmål]
mutation {n} (mutant) SEE: mutant  ::
mute {adj} (not having the power of speech)  :: stum
mute {adj} (silent, not making a sound)  :: stille
mute {n} (bird droppings)  :: skitt {m}, dritt {m}
mute {n} (sordine)  :: sordin {m}
mutt {n} (a mongrel dog)  :: kjøter {m}
mutt {n} (a term of abuse)  :: [Bokmål] tulling
mutual {adj} (having the same relationship, each to each other)  :: gjensidig
mutual {adj} (possessed in common)  :: felles
mutual {adj} (reciprocal)  :: gjensidig
muzzle {n} (open end of a gun)  :: [Bokmål] munning {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] munning {m} {f}
muzzle {v} (to apply a muzzle)  :: sette munnkurv
muzzle {v} (to restrain from speaking or acting)  :: gi, munnkurv
muzzle compensator {n} (muzzle brake) SEE: muzzle brake  ::
my {determiner} (belonging to me)  :: min {m}
Myanmar {prop} (Burmese) SEE: Burmese  ::
Myanmar {prop} (Southeast Asian country)  :: Myanmar, Burma
mycorrhiza {n} (symbiotic relationship between the mycelium of a fungus and the roots of a plant)  :: [Nynorsk] sopprot
my name is {phrase} (a way to identify oneself)  :: jeg heter..., mitt navn er...
myocardial infarction {n} (heart attack) SEE: heart attack  ::
myopia {n} (disorder of vision)  :: nærsynthet
myopic {adj} (unable to see distant objects unaided)  :: [Bokmål] nærsynt
my pleasure {interj} (a polite reaction to receiving thanks)  :: bare hyggelig, værsågod
myrrh {n} (dried sap of the myrrha tree)  :: myrra
myrtle {n} (evergreen shrub)  :: myrte
myself {pron} (me, reflexive case of I)  :: meg selv
mysterious {adj} (difficult to understand)  :: [Bokmål] mystisk; [Nynorsk] mystisk
mysterious {adj}  :: mystisk
mystery {n} (something secret or unexplainable)  :: mysterium {n}
mystical {adj} (relating to mystics or mysticism)  :: [Bokmål] mystisk; [Nynorsk] mystisk
mysticism {n} (beliefs and ideas of mystics)  :: [Bokmål] mystikk {m}; [Nynorsk] mystikk {m}
mysticism {n} (doctrine of direct communication of divine truth)  :: [Bokmål] mystikk {m}; [Nynorsk] mystikk {m}
mysticism {n} (transcendental union of soul with the divinity)  :: [Bokmål] mystikk {m}; [Nynorsk] mystikk {m}
myth {n} (commonly-held but false belief)  :: [Bokmål] myte {m}; [Nynorsk] myte {m}
myth {n} (divine story)  :: [Bokmål] myte {m}; [Nynorsk] myte {m}
mythologic {adj} (mythological) SEE: mythological  ::