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oak {n} (tree or shrub of the genus Quercus) :: [Bokmål] eik {m} {f}, eiketre {n}; [Nynorsk] eik {f}, eiketre {n}
oak {n} (wood) :: eik {f}
oak tree {n} (tree or shrub of the genus Quercus) SEE: oak ::
oakum {n} (fibrous caulking material) :: drevgarn {n}
oar {n} (implement used to row a boat) :: åre {c}
oar {v} (row) SEE: row ::
oarsman {n} (man who rows a boat) :: [Bokmål] roer {m}
oasis {n} (well surrounded by fertile region) :: oase {m}
oasis {n} (quiet or peaceful place) :: oase {m}
oat {n} (a widely cultivated cereal grass) :: havre {m}
oath {n} (curse) SEE: curse ::
oath {n} (solemn pledge) :: [Bokmål] ed {m}; [Nynorsk] eid {m}
oath {n} (affirmed statement) :: [Bokmål] ed {m}
oatmeal {n} (meal) :: havregrøt
oatmeal {n} (breakfast cereal, see also: porridge) :: [Bokmål] havregrøt {m}; [Nynorsk] havregraut {m}
Obadiah {prop} (book of the Old Testament) :: Obadja, Obadias
obedience {n} (quality of being obedient) :: lydighet
obediency {n} (being obedient) :: adlydenhet {m}, lydighet {m}
obedient {adj} (willing to comply with commands) :: [Bokmål] lydig; [Nynorsk] lydig
obese {adj} (extremely overweight) :: korpulent
obesity {n} (act or state of being obese) :: fedme
obey {v} (to do as ordered by) :: adlyde
obey {v} (to do as one is told) :: adlyde, være lydhør
obfuscate {v} (make dark) :: formørke, overskygge
obfuscate {v} (make confusing) :: forkludre, forvirre, tåkelegge
obfuscate {v} (alter code) :: obfuskere
obituary {n} (brief notice of a person's death, as published in a newspaper) :: nekrolog {m}, dødsannonse {m}
obituary {n} (biography of a recently deceased person) :: minneord {n}, nekrolog {m}
object {n} (thing) :: objekt {n}, ting {m}, gjenstand {m}
object {n} (in grammar) :: objekt {n}
object {n} (person or thing to which an emotion is directed) :: gjenstand {m}
object {n} (in object-oriented programming) :: objekt {n}
objection {n} (act of objecting) :: protest {m}, innvending {m} {f}
objection {n} (statement expressing opposition) :: innvending {m} {f}
object language {n} (lexicography: language of headwords) :: objektspråk
oblast {n} (region or province) :: oblast
obligatory {adj} (binding) :: [Bokmål] bindende, forpliktende, obligatorisk
obligatory {adj} :: obligatorisk
oblige {v} (to constrain someone by force or by social, moral or legal means) :: [Bokmål] forplikte; [Nynorsk] forplikte
obliged {adj} (Under an obligation to do something for someone) :: forpliktet
oblique {adj} (not erect or perpendicular) :: [Bokmål] skjev, skeiv
oblivion {n} (state of being completely forgotten) :: [Bokmål] glemsel {m}; [Nynorsk] gløymsle {f}
oblong {adj} (longer than wide) :: [Bokmål] avlang; [Nynorsk] avlang
obnoxious {adj} (offensive, very annoying) :: ufyselig, utålelig
oboe {n} (wind instrument) :: [Bokmål] obo {m}; [Nynorsk] obo {m}
oboe d'amore {n} (instrument of the oboe family) :: [Bokmål] oboe d'amore {m}, hautbois d'amour {m}, kjærlighetsobo {m}; [Nynorsk] obo d'amore {m}, oboe d'amore {m}, hautbois d'amour {m}, kjærleiksobo {m}
observation {n} (act of observing or being observed) :: [Bokmål] observasjon {m}
observation wheel {n} (Ferris wheel) SEE: Ferris wheel ::
observatory {n} (place where celestial bodies or natural phenomena are observed) :: [Bokmål] observatorium {n}; [Nynorsk] observatorium {n}
observatory {n} (lookout) SEE: lookout ::
observe {v} (to notice, to watch) :: [Bokmål] observere; [Nynorsk] observere
observer {n} (one who makes observations, monitors or takes notice) :: [Bokmål] observatør {m}, betrakter {m}; [Nynorsk] observatør {m}
obsess {v} (to be preoccupied with a single topic or emotion) :: være besatt
obsession {n} (compulsive or irrational preoccupation) :: [Bokmål] besettelse {m}
obsession {n} (unhealthy fixation) :: [Bokmål] besettelse {m}
obsolescent {adj} (in the process of becoming obsolete, but not obsolete yet) :: På vei til å bli foreldet
obsolete {adj} (no longer in use) :: [Bokmål] foreldet
obsolete {v} (to cause to become obsolete) :: [Bokmål] forelde
obstacle {n} (something that impedes, stands in the way of, or holds up progress) :: [Bokmål] hinder {n}, hindring {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] hinder {n}, hindring {f}
obtuse {adj} (intellectually dull) :: [Bokmål] dum, sløv, treg
obtuse {adj} (of an angle) :: stump
obverse {adj} (turned or facing toward the observer) :: vendt fram
obverse {n} (the heads side of a coin, or the side of a medal or badge that has the principal) :: forside {m}
obviate {v} (to bypass a requirement) :: [Bokmål] overflødiggjøre; [Nynorsk] overflødiggjere
obvious {adj} (easily discovered or understood; self-explanatory) :: opplagt, innlysende
obviously {adv} (in an obvious manner; clearly apparent) :: selvsagt, åpenbart; [Bokmål] åpenbar, åpenlys, tydeligvis
Occam's razor {prop} (both principles) :: Ockhams barberkniv {m}
occasion {v} (give occasion to) :: [Bokmål] forårsake, avstedkomme
occasion {n} (occurrence or incident) SEE: occurrence ::
occasionally {adv} (from time to time; now and then; once in a while; at infrequent intervals) :: sporadisk, av og til, nå og da
occidental {adj} (of the occident:) :: vestlig, oksidentalsk
occult {v} (to cover) :: okkultere
occult {adj} (secret; hidden from general knowledge; undetected) :: okkult, skjult
occult {adj} (related to the occult) :: okkult
occultation {n} (astronomical event) :: [Bokmål] okkultasjon; [Nynorsk] okkultasjon
occupation {n} (activity or task with which one occupies oneself) :: yrke {n}
occupation {n} (act, process or state of possessing a place) :: okkupasjon {m}
occupation {n} (control of a country or region by a hostile army) :: okkupasjon {m}
occupational {adj} (of, relating to, or caused by an occupation) :: [Bokmål] yrkesmessig; [Nynorsk] yrkesmessig
occupier {n} (one who occupies) :: [Bokmål] okkupant {m}; [Nynorsk] okkupant {m}
occupy {v} (to occupy) SEE: consume ::
occur {v} (take place) :: skje; [Bokmål] forekomme
occur {v} (present itself) :: inntreffe
occur {v} (be present or found) :: [Bokmål] forekomme
occurrence {n} (actual instance where a situation arises) :: tilfelle {n}
ocean {n} (one of the large bodies of water) :: [Bokmål] verdenshav {n}; [Nynorsk] verdshav {n}
ocean current {n} (movement of water) :: [Bokmål] havstrøm {m}, havstrømning {m} {f}
oceangoing {adj} (oceangoing) SEE: ocean-going ::
ocean-going {adj} (capable of sailing on the ocean) :: [Bokmål] havgående; [Nynorsk] havgåande
Oceania {prop} (geographical region) :: [Bokmål] Oseania
oceanographer {n} (person who studies oceanography, the science of oceans) :: [Bokmål] oseanograf {m}; [Nynorsk] oseanograf {m}
oceanographic {adj} (relating to oceanography) :: [Bokmål] oseanografisk; [Nynorsk] oseanografisk
oceanographical {adj} (oceanographical) SEE: oceanographic ::
oceanography {n} (oceanic exploration and study) :: [Bokmål] oseanografi {m}; [Nynorsk] oseanografi {m}
oceanology {n} (oceanography) SEE: oceanography ::
ocean sunfish {n} (Mola mola) :: månefisk {m}, klumpfisk {m}
o'clock {adv} (indication of time (the translations below are of "one o’clock")) :: [Bokmål] klokka / klokken ett; [Nynorsk] klokka eitt
o'clock {adv} (the translations below are of "at one o’clock") :: [Bokmål] klokka / klokken ett; [Nynorsk] klokka eitt
octagon {n} (polygon with eight sides and eight angles) :: [Bokmål] oktogon {m}, åttekant {m}; [Nynorsk] oktogon {m}, åttekant {m}
octane {n} (isomeric aliphatic hydrocarbons) :: oktan {n}
octave {n} (interval) :: [Bokmål] oktav {m}; [Nynorsk] oktav {m}
octet {n} (group of eight musicians performing together) :: [Bokmål] oktett {m}
octet {n} (composition for such a group) :: [Bokmål] oktett {m}
October {prop} (tenth month of the Gregorian calendar) :: [Bokmål] oktober; [Nynorsk] oktober
octodontid {n} (any of the Octodontidae) :: [Bokmål] buskrotte {m} {f}, trompetrotte {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] buskrotte, trompetrotte {f}
octopus {n} (mollusc) :: blekksprut {m}, akkar {m}
ocular {adj} (seen by the eye) SEE: visual ::
oculist {n} (ophthalmologist) SEE: ophthalmologist ::
odd {n} (odd number) SEE: odd number ::
oddball {n} (eccentric person) :: eksentriker
odd job {n} (task of incidental nature) :: [Bokmål] småjobb {m}; [Nynorsk] småjobb {m}
odd number {n} (whole number that is not divisible by two) :: [Bokmål] oddetall {n}; [Nynorsk] oddetal {n}
odds {n} (the ratio of the probabilities of an event happening to that of it not happening) :: [Bokmål] odds {m}; [Nynorsk] odds {m}
odds {n} (the ratio of winnings to stake in betting situations) :: [Bokmål] odds {m}; [Nynorsk] odds {m}
odds and ends {n} (miscellaneous things) :: ting og tang
Odense {prop} (City in southern Denmark) :: Odense
Odesa {prop} (Odessa) SEE: Odessa ::
Odessa {prop} (Ukrainian city) :: Odessa
Odin {prop} (in Norse mythology, the supreme god) :: Odin
odious {adj} (arousing strong dislike) :: odiøs
odontology {n} (study of teeth) :: [Bokmål] odontologi {m}; [Nynorsk] odontologi {m}
odor {n} (strong, pervasive quality) :: odør {m}, stank {m}, lukt
odorless {adj} (having no odor) :: [Bokmål] luktfri; [Nynorsk] luktfri
odourless {adj} (odourless) SEE: odorless ::
Odyssey {prop} (epic poem describing the journey of Odysseus) :: Odysseen {f}
Oedipus complex {n} (Freudian theory) :: ødipuskompleks
oesophagus {n} (the tube that carries food from the pharynx to the stomach) :: øsofag {m}; [Bokmål] spiserør; [Nynorsk] matrøyr {n}
oeuvre {n} (work of art) :: verk {n}
of {prep} (containing, comprising or made from) :: av; med (a glass of water = et glass (med) vann)
of {prep} (connecting numeral or quantifier with quantified) :: av
of {prep} (possessive genitive: belonging to) :: av, til, -s
of {prep} (objective genitive: connecting noun with object) :: av
of age {prep} (old enough to be considered an adult) :: myndig
of course {adv} (naturally) :: selvsagt, naturligvis, selvfølgelig
off {adv} :: av
off {adj} (inoperative, disabled) :: av, deaktivert
off {adj} :: av
offal {n} (dead body) SEE: corpse ::
offal {n} (refuse) SEE: refuse ::
offal {n} (rejected parts of an animal) :: [Bokmål] slakteavfall {n}
offal {n} (animal's organs as food) :: [Bokmål] innmat {m}; [Nynorsk] innmat {m}
offal {n} (carrion) SEE: carrion ::
off and on {adv} (intermittently) :: av og til
offence {n} (offense) SEE: offense ::
offend {v} (sin) SEE: sin ::
offender {n} (a person who commits an offense against the law) :: [Bokmål] lovbryter {m}
offense {n} :: [Bokmål] fornærmelse {m}; [Nynorsk] fornærming
offer {n} (proposal) :: forslag {n}
offer {n} (something put forth) :: [Bokmål] tilbud {n}, bud {n}; [Nynorsk] tilbod {n}, bod {n}
offer {n} (law: invitation to enter binding contract) :: [Bokmål] anbud {n}; [Nynorsk] anbod {n}
offer {n} :: bud {n}
offer {v} (propose) :: foreslå
offer {v} (place at disposal) :: tilby
office {n} (room(s) or building used for non-manual work) :: kontor {n}
officer {n} (contraction of the term "commissioned officer") :: [Bokmål] offiser {m}; [Nynorsk] offiser {m}
official {adj} (relating to an office; especially, to a subordinate executive officer or attendant) :: offisiell
official {n} :: offentlig tjenestemann {m}
officially {adv} (in an official manner) :: [Bokmål] offisielt
officious {adj} (offensively intrusive or interfering) :: offisiøs
off-licence {n} (liquor store) SEE: liquor store ::
off-ramp {n} (roadway segment) :: [Bokmål] avkjøringsrampe {m} {f}
offset {n} (offset printing) :: offsettrykk {n}
offshoot {n} :: [Bokmål] utløper {m}
offshore {adj} (located in the sea away from the coast) :: [Bokmål] offshore; [Nynorsk] offshore
offspring {n} (singular offspring (male, female or sex unspecified)) :: [Bokmål] etterkommer {m}, avkom {n}, ætling {m}, ætting {m}, barn {n}; [Nynorsk] etterkomar {m}, etterkommar {m}, avkom {n}, ætling {m}, ætting {m}, barn {n}
offspring {n} (plural or collective offspring (only males, only females, both sexes or sex unspecified)) :: [Bokmål] etterkommere {m-p}, ætlinger {m}, ættinger {n}, avkom {n} [collective sg]; [Nynorsk] etterkomarar {m-p}, etterkommarar {m-p}, ætling {m}, ætting {m}, avkom {n} [collective sg]
off-the-shelf {adj} (as purchased or as commonly available) :: [Bokmål] av hylla
off the top of one's head {prep} (in an extemporaneous manner; without careful thought, preparation, or investigation) :: [Nynorsk] på ståande fot, på strak arm
of record {prep} (authoritative) SEE: authoritative ::
often {adv} (frequently, many times) :: ofte, hyppig
oftenly {adv} (often) SEE: often ::
oftentimes {adv} (frequently) :: ofte
oganesson {n} (chemical element with atomic number 118) :: [Bokmål] oganesson {n}; [Nynorsk] oganesson {n}
Oghuz {prop} (Oghuz people) :: oghuz-tyrkere
ogonek {n} (diacritical mark) :: kvist {m}
oh {interj} (expression of surprise) :: oi, å, ai
oh dear {interj} (expression of dismay, concern, worry or disapproval) :: kjære, kjære vene
oh my {interj} (good heavens) SEE: good heavens ::
oh my God {interj} (excitement or shock) :: Herregud, herre gud
oh no {interj} (exclamation of alarm or concern) :: åh, nei
oil {n} (liquid fat) :: matolje, olje {m}
oil {n} (petroleum-based liquid) :: olje {m}, petroleum {m}
oil {v} (lubricate with oil) :: olje
oil {v} (to grease with oil for cooking) :: olje, smøre
oil change {n} (process of changing oil) :: [Bokmål] oljeskift {n}; [Nynorsk] oljeskift {n}
oiler {n} (oil well) SEE: oil well ::
oiler {n} (ship) SEE: oil tanker ::
oil field {n} (area under which are reserves of petroleum) :: [Bokmål] oljefelt {n}; [Nynorsk] oljefelt {n}
oil lamp {n} (a simple vessel used to produce light) :: oljelampe
oil painting {n} (a painting done with oil paints) :: [Bokmål] oljemaleri {n}
oil painting {n} (art of painting with oil paints) :: [Bokmål] oljemaling {m} {f}
oil palm {n} (Palm family of trees) :: oljepalme {m}
oil platform {n} (structure for oil) :: [Bokmål] oljeplattform {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] oljeplattform {f}
oil refinery {n} (industrial process plant) :: [Bokmål] oljeraffineri {n}; [Nynorsk] oljeraffineri {n}
oil rig {n} (oil-drilling platform) :: borerigg [literally drilling rig]; [Bokmål] oljerigg {m}; [Nynorsk] oljerigg {m}
oil shale {n} (shale from which hydrocarbons can be produced) :: [Bokmål] oljeskifer {m}; [Nynorsk] oljeskifer {m}
oilskin {n} (raincoat made from treated cotton fabric) :: oljehyre {m} {f}
oilskin {n} (foul-weather gear worn by sailors) :: oljehyre {m} {f}
oil spot {n} (a spot consisting of oil) :: oljeflekk {m}
oil tanker {n} (Ship) :: [Bokmål] oljetanker {m}; [Nynorsk] oljetankar {m}
oil well {n} (hole drilled into the earth from which petroleum is pumped) :: [Bokmål] oljebrønn {m}
oily {adj} (relating to oil) :: [Bokmål] [like oil] oljeaktig; [Nynorsk] [like oil] oljeaktig
oink {interj} (Representing the sound made by a pig) :: nøff
oink {n} (sound made by a pig) :: grynt {n}
oink {v} (to oink) :: grynte
ointment {n} (viscous preparation, usually containing medication) :: [Bokmål] salve {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] salve {m} {f}
OK {n} (endorsement; approval) :: alt i orden
okroshka {n} (cold raw vegetable soup) :: [Bokmål] okrosjka
Olaf {prop} (male given name) :: Olav
old {adj} (of an object, concept, etc: having existed for a relatively long period of time) :: [Bokmål] gammel, gammal; [Nynorsk] gamal, gammal
old {adj} (of a living being: having lived for relatively many years) :: [Bokmål] gammel, gammal; [Nynorsk] gamal, gammal
old {adj} (former) :: gammel
old {adj} (having existed or lived for the specified time) :: [Bokmål] gammel, gammal; [Nynorsk] gamal, gammal
old age {n} (latter part of life) :: [Bokmål] alderdom {m}; [Nynorsk] alderdom {m}
old age pension {n} (pension paid from a predefined age) :: [Bokmål] alderspensjon {m}; [Nynorsk] alderspensjon {m}
Old English {prop} (ancestor language of modern English) :: [Bokmål] gammelengelsk {m}, gammalengelsk {m}; [Nynorsk] gamalengelsk {m}, gammalengelsk {m}
older brother {n} (a sibling's older brother) :: storebror {m}
older sister {n} (multi-word, compound-word or otherwise sum-of-parts translations) :: [Bokmål] storesøster {m} {f}
old fart {n} (pejorative: elderly person) :: [Bokmål] gammel knark {m} [about a male], gammel grinebiter {m}
old-fashioned {adj} (outdated or no longer in vogue) :: [Bokmål] gammeldags, gammaldags; [Nynorsk] gamaldags, gammaldags
old-fashioned {adj} (preferring the customs of earlier times) :: [Bokmål] gammeldags, gammaldags; [Nynorsk] gamaldags, gammaldags
Old French {prop} (French language from 9th to the early 14th century) :: [Bokmål] gammelfransk {m}
Old High German {prop} (Old High German) :: gammelhøytysk {m}
Old Maid {n} (card game) :: [Bokmål] svarteper {m}
Old Norse {prop} (language of Scandinavia before 1400 CE) :: [Bokmål] gammelnordisk, gammalnordisk, norrønt, oldnordisk; [Nynorsk] gammalnordisk, norrønt {n}, oldnordisk
Old Norwegian {prop} (the Old Norse language of Norway) :: [Bokmål] gammelnorsk {m}, gammalnorsk {m}; [Nynorsk] gamalnorsk {m}, gammalnorsk {m}
old salt {n} (seadog) SEE: seadog ::
old town {n} (older historical part of a town or city) :: [Bokmål] gamleby {m}; [Nynorsk] gamleby {m}
old wives' tale {n} (rumour, myth or superstition) :: kjerringsnakk
Olga {prop} (female given name) :: Olga
oligarch {n} (a member of an oligarchy) :: [Bokmål] oligark {m}; [Nynorsk] oligark {m}
oligarchy {n} (Government by only a few) :: [Bokmål] oligarki {n}; [Nynorsk] oligarki {n}
oligarchy {n} (State ruled by such a government) :: [Bokmål] oligarki {n}; [Nynorsk] oligarki {n}
olive {n} (fruit) :: oliven
olive {adj} (colour) :: [Bokmål] olivengrønn
olive {n} (olive tree) SEE: olive tree ::
olive branch {n} (branch of an olive tree as an emblem of peace) :: [Bokmål] olivengren {m} {f}
olive branch {n} (branch of an olive tree) :: [Bokmål] olivengren {m} {f}
olive oil {n} (oil pressed from olives) :: [Bokmål] olivenolje {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] olivenolje {m} {f}
Oliver {prop} (male given name) :: Oliver
olive tree {n} (tree that produces olives) :: [Bokmål] oliven {m}, oliventre {n}; [Nynorsk] oliven {m}, oliventre {n}
Olivia {prop} (female given name) :: Olivia
olla podrida {n} (miscellaneous assortment) SEE: hodgepodge ::
Olympic {adj} (of or pertaining to the Olympic Games) :: [Bokmål] olympisk, (Olympic Games) OL {p}, olympiske leker {m-p}; [Nynorsk] olympisk
Olympic {adj} (of or pertaining to mountain Olympus) :: [Bokmål] olympisk; [Nynorsk] olympisk
Olympic Games {prop} (international multi-sport event inspired by the ancient festival, see also: Olympics) :: Olympiske leker; [Nynorsk] Olympiske leikar
Olympic Winter Games {prop} (Olympic Winter Games) :: [Bokmål] Olympiske vinterleker, Vinter-OL; [Nynorsk] Olympiske vinterleikar
Oman {prop} (country in the Middle East) :: [Bokmål] Oman; [Nynorsk] Oman
Omani {n} (person from Oman or of Omani descent) :: [Bokmål] omaner {m}; [Nynorsk] omanar {m}
Omani {adj} (Of, from, or pertaining to Oman, the Omani people or the Omani language) :: [Bokmål] omansk; [Nynorsk] omansk
ombudsman {n} (official who investigates complaints) :: [Bokmål] ombudsmann {m}; [Nynorsk] ombodsmann {m}
omelette {n} (dish made with beaten eggs) :: omelett {m}
omit {v} (to leave out or exclude) :: unnta, hoppe over
omnipotent {adj} (having unlimited power, force or authority) :: [Bokmål] allmektig; [Nynorsk] allmektig
omnipresent {adj} (being everywhere) :: [Bokmål] allestedsnærværende
omniscient {adj} (having total knowledge) :: [Bokmål] allvitende
omnium-gatherum {n} (collection of miscellaneous things) SEE: hodgepodge ::
omnivorous {adj} (having the ability to eat both animal and vegetable food) :: [Bokmål] altetende; [Nynorsk] altetande
on {adv} (to an operating state) ::
on {prep} (positioned at the upper surface of) ::
on {prep} :: av
on account of {prep} (because of, owing to) :: av hensyn til
on all fours {adv} (on hands and knees) :: [Bokmål] på alle fire; [Nynorsk] på alle fire
on behalf of {prep} (speaking or acting for) :: [Bokmål] på vegne av; [Nynorsk] på vegner av
on board {adj} (on or in a means of transportation) :: om bord
onboard {adj} :: ombords
onboard {adv} (on a vehicle) SEE: on board ::
once {adv} (one and only one time) :: [Bokmål] én gang
once {adv} (formerly) :: [Bokmål] en gang, på et tidspunkt; [Nynorsk] eingong
once {conj} (as soon as) :: så snart, med det første; [Bokmål] bare; [Nynorsk] berre
once again {adv} (one more time) :: en gang til; [Bokmål] på nytt; [Nynorsk] på nytt, på ny
once and for all {adv} (Finally, permanently, conclusively) :: [Bokmål] en gang for alle
once bitten, twice shy {proverb} (one is cautious in the future if hurt in the past) :: brent barn skyr ilden
once more {adv} (one more time) SEE: once again ::
once upon a time {adv} (traditional beginning of children’s stories, especially fairy tales) :: [Bokmål] det var en gang; [Nynorsk] det var ein gong
oncoming {adj} (approaching) :: [Bokmål] [from opposite direction] motgående; [Nynorsk] [from opposite direction] motgåande
one {num} (ordinal number) SEE: first ::
one {num} (cardinal number 1) :: [Bokmål] én, ett; [Nynorsk] éin, éi, eitt
one and a half {num} (one and a half) :: [Bokmål] halvannen, halvannet {n}, en og en halv
on earth {prep} (expletive giving emphasis after interrogative word) :: i all verden
one-child policy {n} (a policy of population control) :: ettbarnspolitikk {m}
one day {adv} (at unspecified time in the future) :: [Bokmål] en gang, en dag; [Nynorsk] ein gong, ein dag,
one-dimensional {adj} (having length, but no width, height or depth) :: [Bokmål] endimensjonal; [Nynorsk] eindimensjonal
one-dimensional {adj} (figuratively, lacking depth or believability) :: [Bokmål] endimensjonal; [Nynorsk] eindimensjonal
one-eyed {adj} (having only a single eye) :: [Bokmål] enøyd; [Nynorsk] einøygd
oneirology {n} (the study of dreams) :: oneirologi
one million {num} (cardinal number 1000000) SEE: million ::
one moment, please {phrase} (one moment please) :: et øyeblikk, takk
one-off {adj} (occurring once; one-time) :: engangs-, enkelt-
one-off {n} (something that is done only once) :: engangsforeteelse
one's marbles {n} (sanity) SEE: sanity ::
one swallow does not a summer make {proverb} (one instance of an event does not necessarily indicate a trend) :: [Bokmål] en svale gjør ingen sommer; [Nynorsk] ei svale gjer ingen sommar
one thousand {num} (cardinal number 1000) SEE: thousand ::
one too many {n} ((idiomatic) one or more serving too much of alcohol) :: [Bokmål] et glass for mye
one-to-one {adj} (matching each member of one set with one member of another set) :: [Bokmål] en-til-en
one-year-old {adj} (having existed for one year) :: [Bokmål] ettårig; [Nynorsk] eittårig
one-year-old {n} (that is one year of age) :: [Bokmål] ettåring {m}; [Nynorsk] eittåring {m}
on foot {prep} (walking, jogging, running) :: [Bokmål] til fots; [Nynorsk] til fots
ongoing {adj} (continuing, permanent) :: [Bokmål] pågå
ongoing {adj} (presently or currently happening; being in progress) :: [Bokmål] pågående
onion {n} (plant) :: løk {m}
onion {n} (bulb) :: [Bokmål] løk {m}; [Nynorsk] lauk {m}
onlooker {n} (spectator) SEE: spectator ::
only {adj} (alone in a category) :: [Bokmål] eneste; [Nynorsk] einaste
only {adv} (without others or anything further; exclusively) :: bare
only {adv} :: [Bokmål] bare, kun, utelukkende; [Nynorsk] berre, einast, einaste
only {conj} :: men, bare at
only {n} (only child) SEE: only child ::
only child {n} (a person who has no siblings) :: [Bokmål] enebarn {n}; [Nynorsk] einebarn {n}
onomatopoeia {n} (word that sounds like what it represents) :: lydord, onomatopoetikon
on purpose {prep} (purposely, with intention) :: med vilje, med overlegg
on sale {prep} (available for purchase) :: til salgs
on the contrary {prep} (opposite) :: [Bokmål] tvert om; [Nynorsk] tvert om
on the loose {prep} (not in captivity) :: [Bokmål] på frifot; [Nynorsk] på frifot
on the other hand {prep} (from another point of view) :: på den annen side
on the run {prep} (fleeing) :: [Bokmål] på rømmen; [Nynorsk] på rømmen
on the tip of one's tongue {prep} (known but not quite remembered) :: [Bokmål] ha det på tungen, ha noe på tungen
ontic {adj} :: ontisk
onto {adj} (surjective) SEE: surjective ::
ontologically {adv} (ontological manner) :: ontologisk
ontology {n} (study of being) :: ontologi {m}
ontology {n} (system model in computer science) :: ontologi {m}
onus probandi {n} (duty of a party in a legal proceeding) SEE: burden of proof ::
-onym {suffix} (word) :: [Bokmål] -onym {n}; [Nynorsk] -onym {n}
on your mark, get set, go {phrase} (three-command start of racing) :: klar, ferdig, gå, klare, ferdige, gå {p}
onyx {n} (a banded variety of chalcedony) :: onyx {m}
oofless {adj} (poor) SEE: poor ::
oology {n} (study of bird eggs) :: oologi
ooze {v} (to secrete or slowly leak) :: [Bokmål] ose; [Nynorsk] ose
ooze {v} (to give off a sense of (something)) :: [Bokmål] ose; [Nynorsk] ose
opaque {adj} (hindering light to pass through) :: opak, ugjennomsiktig, ugjennomskinnelig
open {adj} (not closed) :: [Bokmål] åpen; [Nynorsk] open
open {adj} (prepared to conduct business) :: [Bokmål] åpen
open {adj} (receptive) :: [Bokmål] åpen
open {adj} (public) :: [Bokmål] åpen
open {v} (to make something accessible) :: åpne, lukke opp
open {v} (to bring up (a topic)) :: ta opp
open {v} (to make accessible to customers) :: åpne
open {v} (to start (a campaign)) :: innlede
open {v} (to become open) :: åpnes
open {v} (to begin conducting business) :: åpne
open air {n} (the outside) :: [Bokmål] friluft {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] friluft {f}
open-air {adj} (taking place outdoors) :: [Bokmål] frilufts- ; [Nynorsk] frilufts-
open-air museum {n} (outdoor museum) :: [Bokmål] friluftsmuseum {n}; [Nynorsk] friluftsmuseum {n}
opener {n} (device that opens something) :: [Bokmål] åpner {m}
Open Game {n} :: [Bokmål] åpent spill {n}
opening {n} (act or instance of making or becoming open) :: [Bokmål] åpning {m} {f}
opening {n} (something that is open) :: [Bokmål] åpning {m} {f}
opening hours {n} (the regular times of day when a shop is open) :: [Bokmål] åpningstid {m} {f}, åpningstider {p}
openness {n} (accommodating attitude or opinion) :: [Bokmål] åpenhet {m} {f}
opera {n} (theatrical work) :: opera
opera house {n} (theatre for opera) :: [Bokmål] opera {m}, operahus {n}; [Nynorsk] opera {m}, operahus {n}
opera singer {n} (someone who sings opera professionally) :: [Bokmål] operasanger {m}, operasangerinne {m} {f} [female]
operating system {n} (software which controls computer) :: [Bokmål] operativsystem {n}; [Nynorsk] operativsystem {n}
operation {n} (surgical procedure) :: operasjon {m}
operation {n} (military campaign) :: operasjon {m}
operational {adj} (of or relating to operations, especially military operations) :: [Bokmål] operasjonell; [Nynorsk] operasjonell
operational {adj} (functioning and ready for use) :: [Bokmål] operasjonell, operativ; [Nynorsk] operasjonell, operativ
operational {adj} (effective or operative) :: [Bokmål] operasjonell; [Nynorsk] operasjonell
operative {adj} (functional) :: [Bokmål] operativ; [Nynorsk] operativ
operetta {n} (lighter version of opera) :: [Bokmål] operette {m}; [Nynorsk] operette {m}
ophthalmologist {n} (eye specialist) :: [Bokmål] øyelege {m}, øyenlege {m}; [Nynorsk] augelege {m}
ophthalmology {n} (eye medicine) :: [Bokmål] oftalmologi {m}; [Nynorsk] oftalmologi {m}
opiner {n} :: [Bokmål] synser {m}
opining {n} :: [Bokmål] synsing {f}
opinion {n} (thought a person has formed about a topic) :: mening, synspunkt {n}
opinion {n} (EU: A judicial opinion by an Advocate General delivered to the European Court of Justice) :: [Bokmål] uttalelse {m}
opinion poll {n} (poll) :: meningsmåling {m}
opium poppy {n} (Papaver somniferum) :: [Bokmål] opiumsvalmue {m}; [Nynorsk] opiumsvalmue {m}
opossum {n} (marsupial of the Didelphidae) :: pungrotte {f}
opponent {n} (rival) :: [Bokmål] motkandidat {m} [in an election]; [Nynorsk] motkandidat {m} [in election]
opponent {n} (player of an opposite team) :: [Bokmål] motspiller {m}
opportunist {n} (someone who takes advantage of any opportunity) :: opportunist {m}
opportunity {n} :: mulighet {f}, sjanse {f}
opposite {adj} (located directly across from) :: motsatt
opposite {adj} (facing the other way) :: motsatt
opposite {adj} (of complementary or mutually exclusive things) :: motsatt
opposite {n} (contrary thing) :: motsatt
opposition {n} (action) :: [Bokmål] opposisjon {m}; [Nynorsk] opposisjon {m}
opposition {n} (political) :: [Bokmål] opposisjon {m}, opposisjonsparti {n}; [Nynorsk] opposisjon {m}, opposisjonsparti {n}
op shop {n} (thrift shop) SEE: thrift shop ::
optical illusion {n} (image that is visually deceptive or misleading) :: optisk illusjon, optisk bedrag, synsbedrag
optic chiasm {n} (part of the brain) :: [Bokmål] synsnervekrysning {m} {f}, chiasma opticum {n} [from Latin]; [Nynorsk] synsnervekrysning {m} {f}, chiasma opticum {n} [from Latin]
optician {n} (a person who makes or sells lenses, spectacles) :: [Bokmål] optiker {m}; [Nynorsk] optikar {m}
optics {n} (physics of light and vision) :: [Bokmål] optikk {m}; [Nynorsk] optikk {m}
optics {n} (the light-related aspects of a device) :: [Bokmål] optikk {m}; [Nynorsk] optikk {m}
optimism {n} (a tendency to expect the best) :: optimisme {m}
optimism {n} (the doctrine that this world is the best of all possible worlds) :: optimisme {m}
optimism {n} (the belief that good will eventually triumph over evil) :: optimisme {m}
optimist {n} (a person who expects a favourable outcome) :: [Bokmål] optimist {m}; [Nynorsk] optimist {m}
optimist {n} (a believer in optimism) :: [Bokmål] optimist {m}; [Nynorsk] optimist {m}
optimist {n} (a small centre-board sailing dinghy) :: Optimist {m}; [Bokmål] optimistjolle {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] optimistjolle {f}
optimistic {adj} (expecting a good outcome) :: optimistisk
option {n} (one of the choices which can be made) :: valgmulighet {m}
option {n} (financial product) :: [Bokmål] opsjon {m}
optional {adj} (not compulsory) :: [Bokmål] valgfri, frivillig, fakultativ; [Nynorsk] valfri, friviljug, frivillig, fakultativ
or {conj} (conjunction) :: eller; [Bokmål] ellers (otherwise); [Nynorsk] elles (otherwise)
oral {adj} (spoken) :: [Bokmål] muntlig; [Nynorsk] munnleg
oral cavity {n} (medical term for the mouth) :: [Bokmål] munnhule {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] munnhole {f}
oral hygiene {n} (keeping the mouth clean) :: [Bokmål] munnhygiene {m}; [Nynorsk] munnhygiene {m}
oral sex {n} (stimulation of the genitals using the mouth) :: oralsex {m}, munnsex {m}
orange {n} (tree) :: appelsintre {n}
orange {n} (fruit) :: appelsin {m}
orange {n} (colour) :: oransje {m}
orange {adj} (having the colour of the fruit of an orange tree) :: oransje
orange peel {n} (the skin of an orange) :: [Bokmål] appelsinskall {n}; [Nynorsk] appelsinskal {n}
oratory {n} (eloquence) SEE: eloquence ::
orb {n} (period of time marked off by the revolution of a heavenly body) SEE: year ::
orb {n} (circle) SEE: circle ::
orb {n} (orbit) SEE: orbit ::
orb {n} (monarch's ceremonial sphere) SEE: globus cruciger ::
orbit {n} (path of one object around another) :: [Bokmål] bane {m}, omløpsbane {m}; [Nynorsk] bane {m}
orbit {n} (eye socket) SEE: eye socket ::
orbital cavity {n} (eye socket) SEE: eye socket ::
orc {n} (evil monstrous humanoid creature) :: ork, orc
orc {n} (Orcinus orca) SEE: orca ::
orca {n} (Orcinus orca) :: spekkhogger {m}
Orcadian {adj} (from the Orkney Islands) :: [Bokmål] orknøysk
orchard {n} (land for cultivation of fruit or nut trees) :: [Bokmål] frukthage {m}; [Nynorsk] frukthage {m}
orcharder {n} (orchardist) SEE: orchardist ::
orchardist {n} (one who operates an orchard) :: [Bokmål] fruktbonde {m}; [Nynorsk] fruktbonde {m}
orchestra {n} (large group of musicians who play together on various instruments) :: [Bokmål] orkester {n}; [Nynorsk] orkester {n}
orchestral {adj} (relating to an orchestra) :: [Bokmål] orkestral; [Nynorsk] orkestral
orchestra pit {n} (sunken area in front of a stage) :: [Bokmål] orkestergrav {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] orkestergrav {f}
orchestrate {v} (to arrange or score music for performance by an orchestra) :: [Bokmål] arrangere
orchestrate {v} (to arrange or direct diverse elements to achieve a desired effect) :: [Bokmål] iscenesette, arrangere
orchid {n} (plant) :: [Bokmål] orkidé {m}, orkide {m}; [Nynorsk] orkidé {m}, orkide {m}
ordain {v} (admit into the ministry of a religion) :: [Bokmål] ordinere; [Nynorsk] ordinere
ordeal {n} (a painful or trying experience) :: prøvelse {m}, slit {n}
order {n} (arrangement, disposition) :: ordning {m}, orden {m}, rekkefølge {m}
order {n} (good arrangement) :: orden {m}
order {n} (command) :: ordre {m}
order {n} (request for some product or service) :: ordre {m}
order {n} (religious group) :: orden {m}
order {n} (society of knights) :: orden {m}
order {n} (awarded decoration) :: orden {m}
order {n} (biology: taxonomical classification) :: orden {m}
order {n} (highest exponent in a polynomial) :: orden {m}
order {v} (to set in (any) order) :: ordne
order {v} (to set in (a good) order) :: ordne
order {v} (to issue a command) :: [Bokmål] befale, beordre; [Nynorsk] befale, beordre
order {v} (to request some product or service) :: bestille
order of magnitude {n} (class of scale) :: [Bokmål] størrelsesorden {m}
ordinal number {n} (grammar: word used to denote relative position in a sequence) :: [Bokmål] ordenstall {n}; [Nynorsk] rekkjetal {n}
ordination {n} (act of ordaining) :: [Bokmål] ordinasjon {m}; [Nynorsk] ordinasjon {m}
ordination {n} (ceremony) :: [Bokmål] ordinasjon {m}; [Nynorsk] ordinasjon {m}
ore {n} (rock that contains materials that can be economically extracted and processed) :: malm {m}
oregano {n} (plant) :: kung, bergmynte
oregano {n} (leaves used to flavour food) :: [Bokmål] oregano {m}; [Nynorsk] oregano {m}
or else {phrase} (as an alternative) :: ellers, hvis ikke
Oresund {prop} (strait) :: [Bokmål] Øresund; [Nynorsk] Øresund
Oresund Bridge {prop} (bridge) :: [Bokmål] Øresundsbroen {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] Øresundbrua {f}
organ {n} (part of an organism) :: [Bokmål] organ {n}; [Nynorsk] organ {n}
organ {n} (musical instrument) :: [Bokmål] orgel {n}; [Nynorsk] orgel {n}
organ {n} (official magazine, newsletter, or similar publication) :: [Bokmål] organ {n}; [Nynorsk] organ {n}
organic {adj} (of food and food products: grown without agrichemicals) :: [Bokmål] økologisk; [Nynorsk] økologisk
organism {n} (living thing) :: [Bokmål] organisme {m}; [Nynorsk] organisme {m}
organization {n} (group of people or other legal entities with an explicit purpose and written rules) :: [Bokmål] organisasjon {m}; [Nynorsk] organisasjon {m}
organoleptic {adj} (of or pertaining to sensory properties of a particular substance) :: [Bokmål] organoleptisk
orgasm {n} (the peak of sexual pleasure) :: [Bokmål] orgasme {m}, utløsning {m}; [Nynorsk] orgasme {m}
orgasm {n} (orgasm) SEE: climax ::
orgasmic {adj} (of or relating to orgasms) :: [Bokmål] orgastisk; [Nynorsk] orgastisk
orgulous {adj} (threatening, dangerous) :: truende, farlig
orgy {n} (sexual group activity) :: orgie {m}
orientalist {n} (a person (especially a scholar) interested in the orient) :: [Bokmål] orientalist {m}; [Nynorsk] orientalist {m}
orienteering {n} (racing across unfamiliar countryside using a map and compass) :: [Bokmål] orientering {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] orientering {f}
orifice {n} (orifice (see anus etc. for specific body cavities)) SEE: hole ::
origami {n} (the Japanese art of paper folding) :: origami {m}
origin {n} (beginning of something) :: [Bokmål] opphav {n}, opprinnelse {m}, utgangspunkt {n}, utspring {n}; [Nynorsk] opphav {n}, utgangspunkt {n}, utspring {n}
origin {n} (source of a river, information, goods, etc.) :: [Bokmål] utspring {n} [river]; [Nynorsk] utspring {n} [river]
origin {n} (point at which the axes of a coordinate system intersect) :: origo
original {adj} (first in a series) :: [Bokmål] original; [Nynorsk] original, opphavleg
original {n} (object from which all later copies and variations are derived) :: [Bokmål] original {m}; [Nynorsk] original {m}
original {n} (archaism for an eccentric) SEE: eccentric ::
originally {adv} (as it was in the beginning) :: [Nynorsk] opphavleg
originator {n} (someone who originates) :: [Bokmål] opphavsperson {m}; [Nynorsk] opphavsperson {m}
Orinoco {prop} (river) :: Orinoco
Orkney Islands {prop} (group of islands) :: [Bokmål] Orknøyene; [Nynorsk] Orknøyane
ornamentation {n} (the act or process of decorating) :: [Bokmål] utsmykking {m} {f}, ornamentikk {m}; [Nynorsk] utsmykking {f}, ornamentikk {m}
ornithological {adj} (of or pertaining to ornithology) :: [Bokmål] ornitologisk; [Nynorsk] ornitologisk
ornithologist {n} (expert in ornithology) :: [Bokmål] ornitolog {m}; [Nynorsk] ornitolog {m}
ornithology {n} (scientific study of birds) :: [Bokmål] ornitologi {m}; [Nynorsk] ornitologi {m}
ornithopter {n} (aircraft that flaps its wings) :: Ornithopter
ornithosis {n} (infection) :: [Bokmål] ornitose {m}, fuglesyke {m}, fuglesjuke {m}, aviær klamydiose {m}; [Nynorsk] ornitose {m}, fuglesjuke {m}, aviær klamydiose {m}
orphan {n} (person whose (parent or) parents have died) :: foreldreløst barn {n}
orphanage {n} (a residential institution for the care and protection of orphans) :: [Bokmål] barnehjem {n}
orphanarium {n} (orphanage) SEE: orphanage ::
or so {phrase} (roughly, appoximately) :: eller noe; [Bokmål] omtrent; [Nynorsk] omlag
Orthodox {adj} (of the Eastern Christian Orthodox church) :: [Bokmål] ortodoks; [Nynorsk] ortodoks
Orthodox {adj} (of Orthodox Judaism) :: [Bokmål] ortodoks; [Nynorsk] ortodoks
Orthodox Church {n} (the Eastern body of Christendom) :: [Bokmål] Den ortodokse kirke {f}; [Nynorsk] Den ortodokse kyrkja {f}
orthodoxy {n} (correctness in doctrine and belief) :: ortodoksi
orthogonal {adj} (of right angles) :: [Bokmål] ortogonal; [Nynorsk] ortogonal
orthogonal {adj} (mathematical term) :: [Bokmål] ortogonal; [Nynorsk] ortogonal
orthogonality {n} (the property of being orthogonal) :: ortogonalitet
orthorexia {n} (obsession with healthy food) :: ortoreksi
Oscar {prop} (male given name) :: Oskar
Oslo {prop} (the capital and a county municipality of Norway) :: Oslo
Osloite {adj} (from Oslo) :: [Bokmål] osloborger {m} [male or female]; [Nynorsk] osloborgar {m} [male or female]
osmium {n} (chemical element) :: osmium
Osmond {prop} (male given name) :: Åsmund
Osmussaar {prop} (Island in northwest Estonia) :: Osmussaar
osprey {n} (bird of prey) :: fiskeørn {c}
ossuary {n} (a place where the dead are buried) :: ossuarium
ostensible {adj} :: tilsynelatende
ostensibly {adv} (ostensibly) :: [Bokmål] tilsynelatende
ostentatious {adj} (intended to attract notice) :: [Bokmål] prangende
osteoarthritis {n} (form of arthritis caused by chronic degeneration of the cartilage and synovial membrane of the joints) :: slitasjegikt {m}
osteopenia {n} (the medical condition of having low bone density, but not low enough to be considered osteoporosis) :: osteopeni
osteophyte {n} (abnormal growth of bone) :: osteofytt {m}, beinspore {m}; [Bokmål] benspore {m}
ostrich {n} (large flightless bird) :: [Bokmål] struts {m}; [Nynorsk] struts {m}
otalgia {n} (earache) SEE: earache ::
other {adj} (not the one previously referred to) :: annen, andre {p}
other {n} (an other one) :: andre
otherwise {adv} (differently, in another way) :: [Bokmål] annerledes; [Nynorsk] annleis
otherwise {adv} (under different circumstances) :: [Bokmål] ellers; [Nynorsk] elles
otherwise {adv} (in all other respects) :: [Bokmål] ellers, for øvrig; [Nynorsk] elles
otherwise {adv} (or else) SEE: or else ::
Ottawa {prop} (capital of Canada) :: [Bokmål] Ottawa; [Nynorsk] Ottawa
otter {n} (mammal) :: [Bokmål] oter {m}; [Nynorsk] oter {m}
Otto {prop} (male given name) :: Otto
ottoman {n} (sofa, see also: sofa) :: [Bokmål] ottoman {m}; [Nynorsk] ottoman {m}
Ottoman {n} (Turk from the period of Ottoman Empire) :: [Bokmål] osman {m}; [Nynorsk] osman {m}
Ottoman {adj} (of the Islamic empire of Turkey) :: [Bokmål] osmansk; [Nynorsk] osmansk
Ouagadougou {prop} (capital of Burkina Faso) :: Ouagadougou
ouch {interj} (expression of one's own physical pain) :: au
ouch {interj} (expression in sympathy at another’s pain) :: au da, uff da
our {determiner} (belonging to us) :: vår
-ous {suffix} (suffix to form adjectives) :: -øs
out {adv} (away from the inside or the centre) :: ut
out {adv} (away from one's usual place or not indoors) :: ute, borte
out {adv} (away from, at a distance) :: vekk, borte
out {adv} (into a state of non-operation or non-existence) :: av, ut
out {adv} :: ute
out {prep} (away from the inside) :: ut av
outboard {n} :: kompressor
outboard {n} (outboard motor) SEE: outboard motor ::
outboard motor {n} (engine fitted over the transom of a boat) :: [Bokmål] påhengsmotor {m}, utabordsmotor {m}, utenbordsmotor {m}; [Nynorsk] påhengsmotor {m}, utanbordsmotor {m}
outbuilding {n} (separate building associated with a main building) :: uthus {n}
outdated {adj} (out of date, old-fashioned, antiquated) :: [Bokmål] utdatert; [Nynorsk] utdatert
outdoor {adj} (situated in the open air) :: [Bokmål] utendørs, utadørs, frilufts-; [Nynorsk] utandørs, frilufts-
outdoors {adv} (in the open air) :: [Bokmål] utendørs, utadørs; [Nynorsk] utandørs
outer space {n} (region) :: ytre rom
outfit {n} (set of clothing) :: [Bokmål] antrekk {n}, drakt {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] antrekk {n}, drakt {f}
outgoing {adj} (going out, on its way out) :: [Bokmål] utgående; [Nynorsk] utgåande
outhouse {n} (outdoor toilet, see also: shithouse; latrine; toilet) :: utedo {m} {n}; [Bokmål] utedass {m}, [general] uthus {n}; [Nynorsk] utedass {m}, [general] uthus {n}
outhouse {n} (outbuilding) SEE: outbuilding ::
outlet {n} (wall socket) SEE: wall socket ::
outlier {n} (value outside pattern in a statistical sample) :: [Bokmål] uteligger {m}; [Nynorsk] uteliggjar {m}, uteliggar {m}
out of {prep} (from the inside to the outside of) :: ut av
out of {prep} :: av
out of breath {prep} (breathing with difficulty) :: andpusten
out of it {prep} (drunk) SEE: drunk ::
out of nowhere {prep} (unexpectedly or unexplicably) :: ingensteds fra
out of the blue {prep} (unexpectedly) :: ut av det blå, som lyn fra klar himmel
out of the frying pan, into the fire {prep} (get from an already bad situation to a worse one) :: [Bokmål] fra asken til ilden (out of the ashes into the fire)
out of this world {adj} (wonderful) :: [Bokmål] av en annen verden; [Nynorsk] av ei anna verd
out of work {prep} (unemployed) SEE: unemployed ::
outpost {n} (A military post) :: [Bokmål] utpost {m}; [Nynorsk] utpost {m}
outpost {n} (An outlying settlement) :: [Bokmål] utpost {m}; [Nynorsk] utpost {m}
outrage {n} :: skjenselsgjerning {c}
outrageous {adj} (shocking) :: forferdelig
outside {n} (outer surface) :: ytterside {c}
outside {prep} (on the outside of) :: utside {c}
outside world {n} (rest of the world outside of some closed environment) :: [Bokmål] omverden {m}, utenverden {m}
outskirt {n} (periphery) :: utkant {m}
outstanding {adj} (standing out from others) :: fremragende
outstanding {adj} (distinguished from others by its superiority) :: fremragende
outstanding {adj} (projecting outwards) :: utstående
outstanding {adj} (not settled or finished) :: utestående
outstanding {adj} (owed as a debt) :: utestående
oval {n} (shape like an egg or ellipse) :: [Bokmål] oval {m}; [Nynorsk] oval {m}
oval {adj} (oval-shaped) :: [Bokmål] oval, avlang; [Nynorsk] oval, avlang
ovary {n} (female organ) :: [Bokmål] eggstokk {m}; [Nynorsk] eggstokk {m}
oven {n} (chamber used for baking or heating) :: [Bokmål] ovn {m}, stekeovn {m}; [Nynorsk] omn {m}
over {adj} (ended) :: over, slutt
over {prep} (physical positioning: on top of; above) :: over
over {prep} (physical positioning: across or spanning) :: over
over {prep} (by comparison: beyond, past, exceeding) :: over
overall {n} (protective garment worn over clothing) :: overall {m}
overambitious {adj} (excessively ambitious) :: [Bokmål] overambisiøs; [Nynorsk] overambisiøs
overblown {adj} (Of exaggerated importance) :: oppblåst
overboard {adv} (over the edge, off a boat) :: [Bokmål] over bord; [Nynorsk] over bord
overcast {adj} (covered with clouds; overshadowed; darkened) :: [Bokmål] overskyet, overskya; [Nynorsk] overskya
overcharge {v} (to charge more than correct amount) :: ta for mye betalt
overcoat {n} (garment) :: [Bokmål] frakk {m}
overcooked {adj} (cooked for too long) :: [Bokmål] ihjelkokt
overcrowded {adj} (Containing too many occupants) :: [Bokmål] overfylt; [Nynorsk] overfylt
overdose {n} (excessive and dangerous dose of a drug) :: [Bokmål] overdose {m}; [Nynorsk] overdose {m}
overdraft {n} (act of overdrawing a bank account) :: overtrekk {n}
overdraught {n} (overdraft) SEE: overdraft ::
overdraw {v} (withdraw more money from an account than there is credit) :: overtrekke
overestimate {v} (to judge too highly) :: [Bokmål] overvurdere; [Nynorsk] overvurdere
overfishing {n} (excessive fishing) :: [Bokmål] overfiske {n}
overflow {v} (to fill beyond the limits of) :: [Bokmål] renne over; [Nynorsk] renne over
overflow {v} :: oversvømme
overgraze {v} (to graze land excessively, to the detriment of the land and its vegetation) :: overbeite
overhang seat {n} (Legislative seat distribution principle in certain countries) :: [Bokmål] overskuddsmandat {n}
overhaul {n} (a major repair, remake, renovation, or revision) :: [Bokmål] overhaling {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] overhaling {f}
overhaul {v} (to modernize, repair, renovate, or revise completely) :: overhale
overhead {n} (data or steps of computation that is only used to facilitate the computations in the system and is not directly related to the actual program code or data being processed) :: overhead
overhead projector {n} (projector that projects an image over the heads of the viewers onto a screen) :: overheadprosjektør {m}
overhear {v} (To hear something that wasn't meant for one's ears) :: overhøre
overheat {v} (overheat) SEE: burn ::
overlook {v} (to fail to notice; to look over and beyond (anything) without seeing it) :: [Bokmål] overse
overlook {v} (to pretend not to have noticed; to pass over without censure or punishment) :: [Bokmål] overse
overmorrow {adv} (on the day after tomorrow) SEE: day after tomorrow ::
overmorrow {n} (day after tomorrow) SEE: day after tomorrow ::
over my dead body {prep} (absolutely not) :: [Bokmål] over mitt lik; [Nynorsk] over mitt lik
overnight {adv} (throughout the night) :: [Bokmål] over natta; [Nynorsk] over natta
overnight {adv} (in a very short amount of time) :: [Bokmål] over natta; [Nynorsk] over natta
overnourished {adj} (overweight) SEE: overweight ::
overpopulation {n} (when the number of occupants of an area exceeds the ability of that area to provide for the occupants) :: [Bokmål] overbefolkning {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] overbefolkning {f}
overpower {v} (overpower) SEE: compel ::
overpressure {n} (excess or markedly elevated pressure) :: overtrykk {n}
overpriced {adj} (priced higher than what it is really worth) :: [Bokmål] overpriset
overreact {v} (react too much or too intensely) :: overreagere
overreaction {n} (reaction deemed excessive) :: [Bokmål] overreaksjon {m}; [Nynorsk] overreaksjon {m}
override {v} (to counteract the normal operation of something) :: motvirke, overstyre
overripe {adj} (excessively ripe; spoiled; gone bad) :: [Bokmål] overmoden; [Nynorsk] overmoden, overmogen
overseas {adj} (abroad) :: [Bokmål] oversjøisk; [Nynorsk] oversjøisk
overseas {adj} (across a sea) :: [Bokmål] oversjøisk; [Nynorsk] oversjøisk
overshadow {v} (to cast a shadow over something) :: overskygge
overshadow {v} (to dominate something and make it seem insignificant) :: overskygge
overshoe {n} (protective shoe) :: kalosje {m} {f}
oversleep {v} (to sleep for longer than planned) :: forsove seg
oversteer {n} :: [Bokmål] overstyring {m} {f}
overtake {v} (to pass a more slowly moving object) :: [Bokmål] kjøre forbi; [Nynorsk] køyre forbi
over the moon {prep} (delighted, thrilled) :: overlykkelig
over there {adv} (in that place) :: [Bokmål] der borte
overtime {n} (worktime) :: [Bokmål] overtid {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] overtid {f}
overtime {n} (extra period in sports) :: [Bokmål] overtid {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] overtid {f}
overtime {n} (pay for overtime work) :: [Bokmål] overtidsbetaling {m} {f}, overtidstillegg {n}; [Nynorsk] overtidsbetaling {f}, overtidstillegg {n}
overture {n} (approach) :: [Bokmål] ouverture {m}; [Nynorsk] ouverture {m}
overture {n} (musical introduction) :: [Bokmål] ouverture {m}; [Nynorsk] ouverture {m}
overweight {adj} (of a person, heavier than is healthy) :: [Bokmål] overvektig; [Nynorsk] overvektig
overweight {n} (excess of weight) :: [Bokmål] overvekt {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] overvekt {f}
overwhelming {adj} (overpowering) :: [Bokmål] overveldende; [Nynorsk] overveldande
oviduct {n} (duct through which an ovum passes) :: eggleder
ovulate {v} (produce eggs or ova) :: ha eggløsning
ovulation {n} (release of an ovum from the ovary) :: [Bokmål] ovulasjon {m}, eggløsning {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] ovulasjon {m}, eggløysing {f}
ovum {n} (gamete) :: [Bokmål] eggcelle {m} {f}
owing to {prep} (because of) :: [Bokmål] på grunn av; [Nynorsk] på grunn av
owl {n} (a bird) :: [Bokmål] ugle {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] ugle {f}
own {v} (defeat) SEE: defeat ::
own {v} (have rightful possession of) :: eie
owner {n} (one who owns) :: [Bokmål] eier {m}; [Nynorsk] eigar {m}
ownership {n} (legal status) :: [Nynorsk] eigarskap {m} {n}
own goal {n} (goal scored by player against their own team) :: [Bokmål] selvmål {n}; [Nynorsk] sjølvmål {n}
oxalic acid {n} (the dicarboxylic acid (ethandioic acid)) :: oksalsyre {f}
oxalis {n} (any of various ornamental flowering plants of the genus Oxalis) :: [Bokmål] gjøkesyre, kløversyre {f}, siris {m}, skogsyre {f}, syreblad {n}, søtsyre {f}, vaffelhjerte {n} (and more); [Nynorsk] gauksyre {f}, gaukesyre {f}, gaukegras {n}, gaukvaffel {m}, syreblom {m} (and more)
oxeye daisy {n} (flower) :: prestekrage
oxidation {n} (chemical reaction) :: [Bokmål] oksidasjon {m}; [Nynorsk] oksidasjon {m}
oxidization {n} (oxidation) SEE: oxidation ::
oxtail {n} (meat from the tail of a cow) :: oksehale {m}
oxygen {n} (chemical element) :: [Bokmål] oksygen {n}, surstoff {n}; [Nynorsk] oksygen {n}, surstoff {n}
oxytocin {n} (hormone) :: [Bokmål] oksytocin {m}
oyster {n} (mollusk, see also: clam; mollusc; mussel) :: østers {m}
oystercatcher {n} (bird) :: tjeld {m}
ozone {n} (O3) :: [Bokmål] ozon {n}; [Nynorsk] ozon {n}
ozone layer {n} (a region of the stratosphere) :: [Bokmål] ozonlag {n}; [Nynorsk] ozonlag {n}
Øresund {prop} (strait) SEE: Oresund ::