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PET {n} (positron emission tomography) SEE: positron emission tomography  ::
Pacific Ocean {prop} (the world's largest body of water)  :: [Bokmål] Stillehavet {n}; [Nynorsk] Stillehavet {n}
Paki {n} (a Pakistani)  :: [Bokmål] pakkis {m}; [Nynorsk] pakkis {m}
Pakistan {prop} (country in South Asia)  :: [Bokmål] Pakistan; [Nynorsk] Pakistan
Pakistani {n} (A person from Pakistan or of Pakistani descent)  :: [Bokmål] pakistaner {m}; [Nynorsk] pakistanar {m}
Pakistani {adj} (Of, from, or pertaining to Pakistan, or its people)  :: [Bokmål] pakistansk; [Nynorsk] pakistansk
Palace of Westminster {prop} (building in London housing the House of Commons and House of Lords)  :: Palace of Westminster
Palau {prop} (Republic of Palau)  :: [Bokmål] Palau; [Nynorsk] Palau
Palestine {prop} (West Bank and Gaza Strip collectively)  :: Palestina
Palestinian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Palestine and/or the Palestinian people)  :: [Bokmål] palestinsk; [Nynorsk] palestinsk
Palestinian {n} (inhabitant of Palestine or Arab of Palestinian descent)  :: [Bokmål] palestiner {m}; [Nynorsk] palestinar {m}
Palm Sunday {n} (Sunday before Easter)  :: [Bokmål] palmesøndag {m}; [Nynorsk] palmesundag {m}, palmesøndag {m}
Panama {prop} (country)  :: Panama
Panama Canal {prop} (Canal)  :: Panamakanalen {m}
Panamanian {n} (person from Panama)  :: [Bokmål] panamaner {m}; [Nynorsk] panaman {m}, panamanar {m}
Panamanian {adj} (pertaining to Panama)  :: [Bokmål] panamansk; [Nynorsk] panamansk
Panchen Lama {n} (second-highest ranking lama of the Gelug sect of Tibetan Buddhism)  :: Panchen Lama
Pandora {prop} (Character in Greek mythology)  :: Pandora
Papua New Guinea {prop} (country in Oceania)  :: Papua Ny-Guinea
Papuan {adj} (pertaining to Papua or Papua New Guinea)  :: [Bokmål] papuansk; [Nynorsk] papuansk
Papuan {n} (Someone from Papua or Papua New Guinea)  :: [Bokmål] papuaner {m}; [Nynorsk] papuan {m}, papuanar {m}
Paraguay {prop} (country in South America)  :: [Bokmål] Paraguay; [Nynorsk] Paraguay
Paraguayan {n} (person from Paraguay)  :: [Bokmål] paraguayaner {m}; [Nynorsk] paraguayan {m}, paraguayanar {m}
Paraguayan {adj} (pertaining to Paraguay)  :: [Bokmål] paraguayansk; [Nynorsk] paraguayansk
Paralympic {adj} (relating to the Paralympics)  :: [Bokmål] paralympisk; [Nynorsk] paralympisk
Paris {prop} (capital of France)  :: [Bokmål] Paris; [Nynorsk] Paris
Parkinson's disease {n} (Parkinson's disease)  :: Parkinsons sykdom
Parmesan {n} (parmesan) SEE: parmesan  ::
Passover {prop} (Pesach)  :: [Bokmål] påske {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] påske {m} {f}
Patras {prop} (city of Greece)  :: Pátra
Patricia {prop} (female given name)  :: Patricia
Patrick {prop} (given name)  :: Patrik
Paul {prop} (the Apostle)  :: Paulus
Paul {prop} (male given name)  :: Pål, Paul
Paula {prop} (female given name)  :: Paula
Paulson {prop} (surname meaning "son of Paul")  :: Poulsen
Pechenga {prop} (town in Russia)  :: [Bokmål] Petsjenga
Pekin duck {n} (breed of domestic duck)  :: [Bokmål] pekinand {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] pekinand {f}
Peking {prop} (Beijing) SEE: Beijing  ::
Peking duck {n} (dish consisting of duck and pancake)  :: [Bokmål] pekingand {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] pekingand {f}
Peloponnese {prop} (region of Greece)  :: [Bokmål] Peloponnes; [Nynorsk] Peloponnes
Pennsylvania Dutch {prop} (People of Pennsylvania German origin)  :: [Bokmål] pennsylvaniatyskere; [Nynorsk] pennsylvaniatyskarar
Pennsylvania Dutch {prop} (language)  :: [Bokmål] pennsylvaniatysk {m}; [Nynorsk] pennsylvaniatysk {m}
Pennsylvania German {n} (Pennsylvania Dutch) SEE: Pennsylvania Dutch  ::
Pennsylvania German {prop} (Pennsylvania Dutch) SEE: Pennsylvania Dutch  ::
Pennsylvania German {adj} (Pennsylvania Dutch) SEE: Pennsylvania Dutch  ::
Pentecost {prop} (Jewish festival)  :: [Bokmål] pinse {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] pins {m} {f}, pinse {m} {f}
Pentecost {prop} (Christian festival)  :: [Bokmål] pinse {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] pins {m} {f}, pinse {m} {f}
People's Republic of China {prop} (official name of China)  :: Folkerepublikken Kina {m}
Pericles {prop} (Greek politician)  :: Perikles {m}
Persephone {prop} (Greek goddess)  :: Persephone
Persia {prop} (Iran) SEE: Iran  ::
Persian {prop} (the Persian language)  :: [Bokmål] persisk {m}, farsi {m}; [Nynorsk] persisk {m}, farsi {m}
Persian {n} (person from Persia)  :: [Bokmål] perser {m}; [Nynorsk] persar
Persian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Persia)  :: persisk
Persian {adj}  :: persisk
Persian Gulf {prop} (gulf between Iran and the Arabian peninsula)  :: [Bokmål] Persiabukten; [Nynorsk] Persiabukta
Peru {prop} (country in South America)  :: Peru
Peruvian {n} (person from Peru)  :: [Bokmål] peruaner {m}; [Nynorsk] peruan {m}, peruanar {m}
Peruvian {adj} (pertaining to Peru)  :: [Bokmål] peruansk; [Nynorsk] peruansk
Pesach {prop} (Passover) SEE: Passover  ::
Peter {prop} (male given name)  :: Peder, Peter, Petter
Peter {prop} (the Apostle)  :: Peter
Peter {prop} (one of the epistles of Peter)  :: Peter, Peters, Pet
Peterson {prop} (surname meaning "son of Peter")  :: Pedersen, Petersen
Petrarchan sonnet {n} (type of sonnet)  :: Petrarca-sonett {m}, italiensk sonett {m}
Petri dish {n} (dish used to culture bacteria)  :: [Bokmål] petriskål {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] petriskål {f}
Philemon {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: Filemon
Philemon {prop} (Male given name)  :: Filemon
Philip {prop} (biblical persons)  :: Filip
Philip {prop} (male given name)  :: Filip
Philippians {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: Filipperne
Philippine {adj} (Filipino) SEE: Filipino  ::
Philippine eagle {n} (species of eagle endemic to the Philippines)  :: filippinsk apeørn
Philippines {prop} (Republic of the Philippines)  :: [Bokmål] Filippinene; [Nynorsk] Filippinane
Philistine {n} (person from Philistia)  :: [Bokmål] filister {m}; [Nynorsk] filistar {m}
Philistine {adj} (philistine) SEE: philistine  ::
Phineas {prop} (biblical character) SEE: Phinehas  ::
Phinehas {prop} (biblical character)  :: Pinhas
Phoenician {adj} (of, from, or related to the country or civilisation of Phoenicia)  :: [Nynorsk] fønikisk
Phoenician {n} (inhabitant of Phoenicia)  :: [Nynorsk] fønikar {m}
Phoenix {prop} (mythical firebird)  :: føniks {m}
Phoenix {prop} (capital city of Arizona, United States)  :: Phoenix
Phrygian cap {n} (conical close-fitting cap with the top bent forward)  :: [Bokmål] frygisk lue {m}, frihetslue {m}, jakobinerlue {m}; [Nynorsk] frygisk hue {f}
Pi Day {prop} (March 14th, an annual celebration of the mathematical constant π (pi))  :: [Nynorsk] Pi-dagen {m}
Piedmontese {adj} (of, from, or relating to Piedmont)  :: piemontesisk
Piemontese {prop} (language) SEE: Piedmontese  ::
Pieria {prop} (Greek prefecture)  :: [Bokmål] Pieria; [Nynorsk] Piería
Pisces {prop} (constellation)  :: [Bokmål] Fiskene {m-p}; [Nynorsk] Fiskane {m-p}
Pisces {prop} (astrological sign)  :: [Bokmål] Fiskene {m-p}; [Nynorsk] Fiskane {m-p}
Pisces {n} (Someone with a Pisces star sign)  :: fisk {m}
Piscis Austrinus {prop} (constellation)  :: [Bokmål] Den sørlige fisken; [Nynorsk] Den sørlege fisken
Pitcairn Islands {prop} (British territory)  :: [Bokmål] Pitcairnøyene; [Nynorsk] Pitcairnøyane, Pitcairnøyene
Pite Sami {prop} (language)  :: pitesamisk {c}
Planck's constant {n} (constant)  :: Plancks konstant
Pleiades {prop} (Greek mythology)  :: Pleiadene
Pleiades {prop} (astronomy)  :: Pleiadene
Pliny {prop} (Roman praenomen)  :: Plinius
Plough {prop} (Big Dipper) SEE: Big Dipper  ::
Po valley {prop} (large plain in northern Italy)  :: [Bokmål] Posletten {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] Posletta {f}, Podalen {m}
Podgorica {prop} (capital city of Montenegro)  :: Podgorica
Poland {prop} (European country)  :: [Bokmål] Polen; [Nynorsk] Polen
Polaris {prop} (star)  :: [Bokmål] Polarstjernen
Pole {n} (person from Poland)  :: [Bokmål] polakk {m}; [Nynorsk] polakk {m}
Polish {adj} (of Poland or its language)  :: [Bokmål] polsk; [Nynorsk] polsk
Polish {prop} (the language of Poland)  :: [Bokmål] polsk; [Nynorsk] polsk
Pomeranian {prop} (Kashubian) SEE: Kashubian  ::
Poohsticks {prop} (game)  :: pinneleken
Popemobile {n} (any of various vehicles with bulletproof glass sides used to transport the Pope)  :: [Bokmål] popemobile
Pori {prop} (city in Finland)  :: Björneborg
Portugal {prop} (country)  :: [Bokmål] Portugal; [Nynorsk] Portugal
Portuguese {adj} (of or relating to the region of Portugal)  :: [Bokmål] portugisisk; [Nynorsk] portugisisk
Portuguese {adj} (of or relating to the people of Portugal)  :: [Bokmål] portugisisk; [Nynorsk] portugisisk
Portuguese {n} (person native to Portugal)  :: [Bokmål] portugiser {m}; [Nynorsk] portugisar {m}
Portuguese {prop} (the language)  :: [Bokmål] portugisisk {m}; [Nynorsk] portugisisk {m}
Portuguese Water Dog {n} (Portuguese Water Dog)  :: portugisisk vannhund, Cäo de Aqua
Prague {prop} (capital of the Czech Republic)  :: Praha, Prag
Precambrian {adj} (before the Phanerozoic)  :: [Bokmål] prekambrisk; [Nynorsk] prekambrisk
Presbyterianism {n} (form of Protestantism)  :: presbyterianisme {m}
Prince Charles Foreland {prop} (island)  :: Prins Karls Forland
Prince Charming {n} (the fictional character)  :: drømmeprins
Prince Charming {n} (romantically ideal man)  :: eventyrprinsen {m}
Pärnu {prop} (city in Estonia)  :: Pärnu
Procrustes {prop} (legendary highwayman of Attica)  :: [Bokmål] Prokrustes {m}
Prometheus {prop} (Greek mythological figure)  :: Prometeus
Protestant {n} (someone who is a member of such a denomination)  :: [Bokmål] protestant {m}; [Nynorsk] protestant {m}
Protestant {adj} (Protestant)  :: [Bokmål] protestantisk; [Nynorsk] protestantisk
Protestantism {n} (faith)  :: protestantisme {m}
Proto-Germanic {prop} (hypothetical prehistoric ancestor language) SEE: Ur-Germanic  ::
Proto-Indo-European {prop} (ancestor language of most European and Indian languages)  :: protoindoeuropeisk; [Bokmål] urindoeuropeisk; [Nynorsk] urindoeuropeisk
Proto-Indo-European {adj} (pertaining to the Proto-Indo-European language, or the people who spoke it, see also: Indo-European)  :: [Bokmål] urindoeuropeisk; [Nynorsk] urindoeuropeisk
Proto-Indo-Germanic {prop} (Proto-Indo-European) SEE: Proto-Indo-European  ::
Proto-Mayan {prop} (hypothetical prehistoric ancestor language)  :: Urmaya
Provence {prop} (region in France)  :: [Bokmål] Provence {n}; [Nynorsk] Provence {n}
Proverbs {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: Salomos Ordtøke {n-p}, Ordspråkene {m-p}
Prussia {prop} (former German province)  :: Preussen
Prussian {adj} (of Prussia)  :: [Bokmål] prøyssisk; [Nynorsk] prøyssisk
Prussian {n} (citizen of German state of Prussia)  :: [Bokmål] prøysser {m}; [Nynorsk] prøyssar {m}
Psalms {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: Salmene {m-p}
Puerto Rican {n} (person from Puerto Rico)  :: [Bokmål] puertoricaner {m}, puertorikaner {m}; [Nynorsk] puertorican {m}, puertoricanar {m}, puertorikan {m}, puertorikanar {m}
Puerto Rican {adj} (pertaining to Puerto Rico)  :: [Bokmål] puertoricansk, puertorikansk; [Nynorsk] puertoricansk, puertorikansk
Puerto Rico {prop} (Caribbean Commonwealth)  :: [Bokmål] Puerto Rico; [Nynorsk] Puerto Rico
Punic {adj} (Carthaginian) SEE: Carthaginian  ::
Puppis {prop} (constellation)  :: [Bokmål] Akterstavnen; [Nynorsk] Akterstemnen
Purgatory {prop} (intermediate state after physical death)  :: skjærsilden, purgatoriet
Pyongyang {prop} (capital of North Korea)  :: Pyongyang
Pyrenees {prop} (the mountain range separating Spain from France)  :: [Bokmål] Pyreneene; [Nynorsk] Pyreneane
Pyrrhic victory {n} (a costly victory)  :: [Bokmål] pyrrhosseier {m}; [Nynorsk] pyrrhossiger {m}
Pythagoras {prop} (Ancient Greek mathematician and philosopher)  :: Pythagoras
pace {n} (step: step)  :: [Bokmål] steg {n}, skritt {n}; [Nynorsk] steg {n}
pace {n} (way of stepping: gait of a horse)  :: pass
pace {n} (speed)  :: [Bokmål] takt {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] takt {m} {f}
pace {v} (to measure by walking)  :: [Bokmål] skritte opp; [Nynorsk] stege opp
pacification {n} (the process of pacifying)  :: passivisering {c}
pacifier {n} (for a baby)  :: [Bokmål] smokk {m}; [Nynorsk] smokk {m}
pack {n} (full set of playing cards)  :: [Bokmål] stokk {m}, kortstokk {m}, kortleik {m}; [Nynorsk] stokk {m}, kortstokk {m}, kortleik {m}
pack {n} (group of dogs)  :: [Bokmål] flokk; [Nynorsk] flokk {m}
pack animal {n} (animal used to carry heavy items) SEE: beast of burden  ::
pack horse {n} (horse used for carrying luggage)  :: [Bokmål] pakkhest {m}; [Nynorsk] pakkhest {m}
pack ice {n} (large consolidated mass of floating sea ice)  :: [Bokmål] pakkis {m}; [Nynorsk] pakkis {m}
package {n} (something which is packed)  :: [Bokmål] pakke {m}
package store {n} (liquor store) SEE: liquor store  ::
packaging {n} (the act of packing something)  :: innpakking {m} {f}, pakketering {m} {f}
packet {n} (small pack)  :: pakke {m}
packet {n} (small fragment of data)  :: pakke
packhorse {n} (packhorse) SEE: pack horse  ::
packing needle {n} (large needle)  :: pakknål, sekkenål
pact {n} (an agreement; a league; a compact; a covenant)  :: [Bokmål] pakt {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] pakt {f}
pad {v} (to stuff) SEE: stuff  ::
pad {n} (flattened mass of anything soft)  :: pute {m} {f}
pad {n} (soft or small cushion)  :: pute {m} {f}
pad {n} (block of paper)  :: blokk {m} {f}
pad {n} (colloquial: place of residence)  :: hjem {n}
padded {adj} (having padding)  :: [Bokmål] polstret
paddle steamer {n} (steam-powered vessel propelled by paddle wheel(s))  :: [Bokmål] hjuldamper {m}
paddy {n} (wet land where rice grows)  :: rismark {m}
paddy field {n} (field where rice is grown) SEE: paddy  ::
paddy wagon {n} (a police van for transporting prisoners)  :: marja {m}
padlock {n} (type of lock)  :: [Bokmål] hengelås {m} {n}; [Nynorsk] hengelås {m} {n}, hengjelås {m} {n}
paean {n} (any loud and joyous song; a song of triumph)  :: [Bokmål] paean
pagan {n} (person not adhering to an Abrahamic religion)  :: [Bokmål] hedning {m}; [Nynorsk] heidning {m}
page {n} (boy child) SEE: boy  ::
page {n} (one side of a leaf of a book)  :: [Bokmål] side {f}, {m}; [Nynorsk] side, sida {f}
pager {n} (device)  :: personsøker {m}
pagoda {n} (a tiered tower with multiple eaves)  :: pagode
pail {n} (bucket) SEE: bucket  ::
pain {n} (ache or bodily suffering)  :: [Bokmål] smerte {m}; [Nynorsk] smerte {f}
pain {n} (suffering or anguish, especially mental)  :: pine; [Nynorsk] pinsla
pain-free {adj} (without pain)  :: [Bokmål] smertefri; [Nynorsk] smertefri
painful {adj} (causing pain)  :: [Bokmål] smertefull; [Nynorsk] smertefull
painless {adj} (without pain or trouble)  :: [Bokmål] smertefri; [Nynorsk] smertefri
painlessly {adv} (in a painless manner)  :: [Bokmål] smertefritt; [Nynorsk] smertefritt
painstakingly {adv} (in a painstaking manner; very slowly and carefully)  :: med pinlig nøyaktighet
paint {n} (substance)  :: maling, lakk
paint {v} (apply paint to)  :: male, lakkere
paint oneself into a corner {v} (to create a predicament or problem for oneself)  :: [Bokmål] male seg inn i et hjørne; [Nynorsk] måle seg inn i eit hjørne
paintbrush {n} (thin brush)  :: [Bokmål] pensel {m}; [Nynorsk] pensel {m}
painter {n} (artist)  :: [Bokmål] maler {m}
painter {n} (laborer)  :: [Bokmål] maler {m}
painting {n} (an illustration or artwork using paint)  :: [Bokmål] maleri {n}, bilde {n}; [Nynorsk] måleri {n}
painting {n} (the action of applying paint)  :: malerkunst, maleri
pair {n} (number of things resembling one another, or belonging together) SEE: set  ::
pair {n} (two similar or identical things)  :: [Bokmål] par {n}
pair of binoculars {n} (binoculars) SEE: binoculars  ::
pair of compasses {n} (tool used to draw circles)  :: passer {m}
pair of eyeglasses {n} (spectacles) SEE: spectacles  ::
pair of glasses {n} (spectacles) SEE: spectacles  ::
pair of goggles {n} (goggles) SEE: goggles  ::
pair of scissors {n} (scissors) SEE: scissors  ::
pair of specs {n} (spectacles) SEE: spectacles  ::
pair of spectacles {n} (spectacles) SEE: spectacles  ::
pajamas {n} (clothes for wearing to bed and sleeping in)  :: pysjamas {m}
palace {n} (large, lavish residence)  :: [Bokmål] palass {n}; [Nynorsk] palass {n}
palaeoclimatology {n} (science)  :: paleoklimatologi {f}
palatal {adj} ((phonetics) articulated at the hard palate)  :: [Bokmål] palatal; [Nynorsk] palatal
pale {adj} (light in color)  :: blek, bleik
pale {v} (to become pale)  :: blekne
pale {n} (wooden stake)  :: påle {m}, pæl {m}
pale {n} (heraldry: vertical band)  :: stolpe
pale {n}  :: påle {m}
paleoclimatology {n} (palaeoclimatology) SEE: palaeoclimatology  ::
paleontological {adj} (of or pertaining to paleontology)  :: paleontologisk
paleontology {n} (study of prehistoric forms of life)  :: [Bokmål] paleontologi {m}; [Nynorsk] paleontologi {m}
paletot {n} (A loose outer jacket, overcoat)  :: frakk {m}
palimpsest {n} (manuscript scraped clean for reuse)  :: palimpsest {m}
palladium {n} (chemical element)  :: palladium
pallet {n} (a portable platform)  :: [Bokmål] pall {m}; [Nynorsk] pall {m}
pallet jack {n} (manually operated device for lifting and moving pallets)  :: [Bokmål] jekketralle {m} {f}
pallet truck {n} (manually operated device for lifting and moving pallets) SEE: pallet jack  ::
palm {n} (inner, concave part of hand)  :: [Bokmål] håndflate {m} {f}, handflate {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] handflate {f}
palm {n} (palm tree) SEE: palm tree  ::
palm tree {n} (tropical tree)  :: [Bokmål] palme {m}, palmetre {n}; [Nynorsk] palme {m}, palmetre {n}
palmistry {n} (telling fortunes from the lines on the palms of the hand)  :: håndlesning
palpitation {n} (abnormal awareness of the beating of the heart)  :: [Bokmål] palpitasjon {m}, hjertebank {m}; [Nynorsk] palpitasjon {m}, hjartebank {m} {n}
pamper {v} (to treat with excessive care, to indulge)  :: dulle med
pamphlet {n} (booklet) SEE: booklet  ::
pan {n} (flat vessel used for cooking, see also: frying pan)  :: panne {m} and {f}
pan {v} (to criticise severely)  :: slakte
pan {v} (to turn horizontally)  :: panorere
pan-Arabism {n} (movement)  :: panarabisme
pancake {n} (thin batter cake)  :: [Bokmål] pannekake {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] pannekake {f}
pancake ice {n} (the ice that forms on water covered in slush)  :: [Bokmål] pannekakeis {m}
pancreas {n} (gland near the stomach)  :: [Bokmål] bukspyttkjertel {m}; [Nynorsk] bukspyttkjertel {m}
panda {n} (Ailuropoda melanoleuca)  :: panda {m}, pandabjørn, kjempepanda
panda {n} (police car) SEE: police car  ::
panda {n} (red panda) SEE: red panda  ::
panda bear {n} (panda) SEE: panda  ::
pandeism {n} (belief combining elements of pantheism and deism)  :: pandeisme
pandemic {adj} (epidemic)  :: [Bokmål] pandemisk; [Nynorsk] pandemisk
pandemic {n} (pandemic disease)  :: [Bokmål] pandemi {m}; [Nynorsk] pandemi {m}
pander {n} (pimp or procurer)  :: hallik {m}
panegyric {n} (praising speech or opus)  :: lovprising {m}, lovtale {m}
panegyrical {adj} (lavish with praise)  :: panegyrisk
panel {n} (rectangular section of a surface)  :: [Bokmål] panel {n}; [Nynorsk] panel {n}
panel {n} (group of people gathered to judge, interview, discuss etc)  :: [Bokmål] panel {n}; [Nynorsk] panel {n}
panentheism {n}  :: panenteisme
pangolin {n} (mammal)  :: [Bokmål] skjelldyr {n}, pangolin {m}; [Nynorsk] skjeldyr {n}
panhandler {n} (one who panhandles)  :: [Bokmål] betler {m}, betlerske {m} {f}
panic {n} (overpowering fright)  :: panikk {m}
panic {v} (to feel overwhelming fear)  :: få panikk
pannier {n} (large basket or bag fastened to the back of a bicycle or pack animal)  :: [Bokmål] sideveske {m} {f} [general sense], sadelveske {m} {f} [saddle bag], sykkelveske {m} {f} [bicycle or motorcycle bag]
panorama {n} (unbroken view of an entire surrounding area)  :: [Bokmål] panorama {n}; [Nynorsk] panorama {n}
panorama {n} (picture representing a continuous scene)  :: [Bokmål] panorama {n}; [Nynorsk] panorama {n}
pansexuality {n} (sexual orientation)  :: panfili
pant {n} (a pair of pants) SEE: pants  ::
pantheism {n} (belief that the universe is divine)  :: panteisme; [Nynorsk] panteisme
pantheon {n} (a temple dedicated to all the gods)  :: panteon {n}; [Nynorsk] panteon {n}
panther {n} (big cat with black fur)  :: [Bokmål] panter {m}; [Nynorsk] panter {m}
panther {n} (big cat of genus Panthera)  :: [Bokmål] panter {m}; [Nynorsk] panter {m}
pantograph {n}  :: pantograf
pants {n} (garment covering the body from the waist downwards)  :: bukse {m} {f}, brok; [Nynorsk] bukse {f}
pantyhose {n} (nylon tights worn about legs)  :: [Bokmål] strømpebukse {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] strømpebukse {f}
pap {n} (porridge) SEE: porridge  ::
papa {n} (Father (familiar, conversational)) SEE: dad  ::
papaya {n} (fruit)  :: papaya
paper {n} (sheet material)  :: papir, ark
paper {n} (written document shorter than a book)  :: artikkel {m}
paper {adj} (made of paper)  :: papir
paper {n} (newspaper) SEE: newspaper  ::
paper {v} (to document) SEE: document  ::
paper aeroplane {n} (toy aeroplane made by folding up a sheet of paper)  :: [Bokmål] papirfly {n}; [Nynorsk] papirfly {n}
paper airplane {n} (paper aeroplane) SEE: paper aeroplane  ::
paper clip {n} (paper clip)  :: binders
paper mill {n} (factory)  :: [Bokmål] papirfabrikk {m}; [Nynorsk] papirfabrikk {m}
paperless {adj} (using information without paper)  :: [Bokmål] papirløs, papirlaus; [Nynorsk] papirlaus
paperless {adj} (without documentation of identity)  :: [Bokmål] papirløs, papirlaus; [Nynorsk] papirlaus
paperweight {n} (small, decorative, somewhat weighty object)  :: [Bokmål] brevpresse, papirvekt {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] papirvekt {f}
paperwork {n} (work involving written documents)  :: [Bokmål] papirarbeid {n}; [Nynorsk] papirarbeid {n}
papier-mâché {n} (paper mixed with glue to create a sculptural object)  :: pappmasjé {m}
pappardelle {n} (broad form of fettuccine)  :: pappardelle
paprika {n} (spice)  :: [Bokmål] paprika {m}; [Nynorsk] paprika {m}
par value {n} (face value) SEE: face value  ::
parable {n} (short story illustrating a lesson)  :: [Bokmål] lignelse {m}, liknelse {m}, parabel {m}; [Nynorsk] likning {f}, parabel {m}
parabola {n} (a conic section)  :: [Bokmål] parabel {m}; [Nynorsk] parabel {m}
parachute {n} (a device designed to control the fall of an object)  :: [Bokmål] fallskjerm {m}
parade {n} (organized procession)  :: [Bokmål] parade
paradigm {n} (linguistics: all forms which contain a common element)  :: paradigme {n}
paradigm {n} (way of viewing reality)  :: paradigme {n}
paradigm {n} (conceptual framework)  :: paradigme {n}
paradigm shift {n} (change in thinking from an accepted point of view to a new one, necessitated by scientific discoveries)  :: [Bokmål] paradigmeskifte {n}; [Nynorsk] paradigmeskifte {n}
paradise {n} (heaven)  :: [Bokmål] paradis {n}; [Nynorsk] paradis {n}
paradise {n} (very pleasant place)  :: [Bokmål] paradis {n}; [Nynorsk] paradis {n}
paradox {n} (apparent contradiction which is nonetheless true )  :: paradoks
paraffin {n} (kerosene) SEE: kerosene  ::
paragliding {n} (the sport of gliding with a paraglider)  :: paragliding
paragraph {n} (passage in text)  :: avsnitt
parakeet {n} (various species of small parrots)  :: [Bokmål] parakitt {m}; [Nynorsk] parakitt {m}
parallax {n}  :: parallakse
parallel {adj} (equally distant from one another at all points)  :: parallell
parallel {adj} (having the same overall direction)  :: parallell
parallel {adj} (computing: processing multipe tasks at the same time)  :: parallell
parallel {adv} (with a parallel relationship)  :: parallelt
parallel {n} (one of a set of parallel lines)  :: parallell {m}
parallel {n} (line of latitude)  :: [Bokmål] breddegrad {m}, breddegradssirkel {m}, breddesirkel {m}; [Nynorsk] breiddegrad {m}, breidegradssirkel {m}
paralympic {adj} (paralympic) SEE: Paralympic  ::
parameter {n} (variable kept constant during an experiment, calculation or similar)  :: [Bokmål] parameter {m}; [Nynorsk] parameter {m}
parameter {n} (name in a function or subroutine definition)  :: [Bokmål] parameter {m}; [Nynorsk] parameter {m}
paramilitary {adj} (relating to a paramilitary)  :: [Bokmål] paramilitær; [Nynorsk] paramilitær
paranoia {n} (A psychotic disorder characterized by delusions of persecution)  :: paranoia
paranoid schizophrenia {n} (form of schizophrenia accompanied by delusions)  :: [Bokmål] paranoid schizofreni {m}; [Nynorsk] paranoid schizofreni {m}
parapsychology {n} (study of that which cannot yet be explained)  :: parapsykologi
parasite {n} (useless person who always relies on other people's work and gives nothing back)  :: parasitt {m}
parasite {n} ((generally undesirable) living organism that exists by stealing resources from another living organism)  :: [Bokmål] parasitt {m}; [Nynorsk] parasitt {m}
parataxis {n} (in grammar)  :: paratakse {m}, sideordning {m} {f}
paratrooper {n} (soldier that parachutes from aircraft)  :: [Bokmål] fallskjermsoldat {m}; [Nynorsk] fallskjermsoldat {m}
parcel {n} (package wrapped for shipment)  :: [Bokmål] pakke {m} {f}
pardon {n} (forgiveness for an offence)  :: tilgivelse
pardon {n} (releasing order)  :: benådning
pardon {v} (to forgive)  :: tilgi
pardon {v} (to grant an official pardon)  :: benåde
pardon me {phrase} (sorry, as an apology)  :: unnskyld meg, om forlatelse
pardon my French {v} (please excuse my swearing or bad language (idiomatic))  :: unnskyld språket mitt
parenchyma {n} (functional part of an organ, as opposed to supporting tissue)  :: parenkym
parent {n} (person from whom one is descended)  :: [Bokmål] forelder {m}; [Nynorsk] forelder {m}
parent-in-law {n} (mother-in-law or father-in-law)  :: svigerforeldre {p}
parentless {adj} (having no parent)  :: [Bokmål] foreldreløs, foreldrelaus; [Nynorsk] foreldrelaus
parentlessness {n} (state or condition of being parentless)  :: [Nynorsk] foreldreløyse {f}
parents {n} (one's parents)  :: foreldre {p}
parietal lobe {n} (Division of cerebrum)  :: [Bokmål] isselapp {m}; [Nynorsk] isselapp {m}
parish {n} (part of a diocese)  :: [Bokmål] sogn {n}, sokn {n}; [Nynorsk] sokn {n}
parish church {n} (church that serves as the religious centre of a parish)  :: [Bokmål] sognekirke {n} {f}, soknekirke {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] soknekyrkje {f}
park {n} (ground for recreation)  :: [Bokmål] park {m}; [Nynorsk] park {m}
parking {n} (action)  :: [Bokmål] parkering {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] parkering {f}
parking garage {n} (building)  :: parkeringshus {n}
parking lot {n} (open area, generally paved, where automobiles may be left when not in use)  :: parkeringsplass
parking space {n} (space in which a vehicle can be parked)  :: [Bokmål] parkeringsplass {m}; [Nynorsk] parkeringsplass {m}
parking ticket {n} (legal summons for parking incorrectly)  :: [Bokmål] parkeringsbot {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] parkeringsbot {f}
parkland {n} (land suitable for being a park)  :: parkområde, parkanlegg
parliament {n} (institution with elected or appointed members)  :: ting, parlament
parlor {n} (drawing room)  :: dagligstue {m} {f}, dagstue {m} {f}, stue {m} {f}
parmesan {n} (hard, full-fat Italian cheese from Parma)  :: [Bokmål] parmesan {m}; [Nynorsk] parmesan {m}
parody {n} (expression making fun of something else)  :: [Bokmål] parodi {m}; [Nynorsk] parodi {m}
paroemia {n} (proverb) SEE: proverb  ::
parquet {n} (the part of a theatre between the orchestra and the parquet circle) SEE: stall  ::
parrot {n} (kind of bird)  :: papegøye {m}
parrot {n} (puffin) SEE: puffin  ::
parry {n} (a defensive or deflective action; an act of parrying)  :: finte {c}, parering {c}
parry {v} (avoid, deflect, or ward off)  :: parere
parsimony {n} (great reluctance to spend money unnecessarily)  :: [Bokmål] sparsommelighet {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] sparsemd {f}
parsley {n} (herb)  :: [Bokmål] persille {m} {f}
parsnip {n} (the plant Pastinaca sativa)  :: pastinakk
parsnip {n} (the edible root of Pastinaca sativa)  :: pastinakk
part {n} (fraction of a whole )  :: del {m}
part {n} (group inside a larger group )  :: del {m}
part {n} (position or role )  :: rolle {m}
part {n} (section of a document )  :: del {m}
part {v} (to leave someone's company)  :: forlate, dra
part {v} (to divide in two)  :: dele
part {v} (to become divided in two or separated)  :: dele
part of speech {n} (the function a word or phrase performs)  :: ordklasse
participant {n} (one who participates)  :: [Bokmål] deltaker {m}, deltager {m}; [Nynorsk] deltakar {m}
participate {v} (to join in, to take part, to involve oneself)  :: delta
participial {n} (participle) SEE: participle  ::
participle {n} (verb form)  :: [Bokmål] partisipp {n}; [Nynorsk] partisipp {n}
particle {n} (body with very small size)  :: partikkel {m}
particle {n} (word)  :: partikkel {m}
particle {n} (elementary particle or subatomic particle)  :: partikkel {m}
particle accelerator {n} (a device that accelerates electrically charged particles to extremely high speeds)  :: partikkelakselerator {m}
particle board {n} (structural material manufactured from wood particles)  :: [Bokmål] sponplate {m} {f}
particle physics {n} (particle physics)  :: partikkelfysikk
particular {adj} (specific; discrete; concrete)  :: bestemt
particular {adj} (known only to an individual person or group) SEE: confidential  ::
partisan {n} (member of a body of detached light troops) SEE: guerrilla  ::
partiture {n} (score (music)) SEE: score  ::
partner {n} (someone who is associated with another in a common activity or interest)  :: [Bokmål] partner {m}; [Nynorsk] partnar {m}
partner {n} (a member of a business or law partnership)  :: [Bokmål] partner {m}; [Nynorsk] partnar {m}
partner {n} (spouse, domestic, or romantic partner)  :: [Bokmål] partner {m}; [Nynorsk] partnar {m}
partner {n} (dancing partner)  :: [Bokmål] partner {m}; [Nynorsk] partnar {m}
partner {n} (either member of a pair in a card game or sports team (1.4))  :: [Bokmål] partner {m}; [Nynorsk] partnar {m}
partnership {n} (state of being associated with a partner)  :: [Bokmål] partnerskap {n}; [Nynorsk] partnarskap {m} {n}
partnership {n} (association of two or more people to conduct a business)  :: [Bokmål] partnerskap {n}; [Nynorsk] partnarskap {m} {n}
partridge {n} (any bird of the genera Perdix or Alectoris)  :: [Bokmål] rapphøne {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] rapphøne {f}
partridgeberry {n} (Vaccinium vitis-idaea) SEE: lingonberry  ::
part-time {adj} (involving less than the normal time)  :: [Bokmål] deltid {m} {f}, deltids-; [Nynorsk] deltid {f}, deltids-
party {n} (social gathering)  :: [Bokmål] fest {m}, party {n}; [Nynorsk] fest {m}, party {n}
party {n} (political group) SEE: political party  ::
party animal {n} (person known for frequent, enthusiastic attendance at parties)  :: selskapsløve {m}
party leader {n} (person who leads a political party)  :: [Bokmål] partileder {m}; [Nynorsk] partileiar {m}
party member {n} (member of a political party)  :: [Bokmål] partimedlem {n}; [Nynorsk] partimedlem {m}
party political {adj} (relating to party politics)  :: [Bokmål] partipolitisk; [Nynorsk] partipolitisk
party pooper {n} (one who dampens the fun of a group activity) SEE: spoilsport  ::
pass {v} (move or be moved from one place to another)  :: passere
pass {n} (password) SEE: password  ::
pass on {v} (To die) SEE: die  ::
passable {adj} (That may be passed or traversed)  :: [Bokmål] farbar; [Nynorsk] farbar
passage {n} (section of text or music)  :: [Bokmål] passasje {m}, passus {m} (text); [Nynorsk] passasje {m}, passus {m} (text)
passageway {n} (covered walkway)  :: passasje {m}
passageway {n} (any way for passing in, out or through something)  :: passasje {m}
passenger {n} (one who rides or travels in a vehicle)  :: [Bokmål] passasjer {m}; [Nynorsk] passasjer {m}
passenger car {n} (A road vehicle that carries passengers)  :: [Bokmål] personbil {m}; [Nynorsk] personbil {m}
passenger pigeon {n} (an extinct bird of the species Ectopistes migratorius)  :: [Bokmål] vandredue
passenger train {n} (type of train)  :: [Bokmål] passasjertog {n}, persontog {n}; [Nynorsk] passasjertog {n}, persontog {n}
passer-by {n} (a person who is passing by)  :: [Bokmål] forbipasserende {m}; [Nynorsk] forbipasserande
passing {adj} (going past)  :: [Bokmål] forbipasserende; [Nynorsk] forbipasserande
passing loop {n} (place where two trains can pass each other)  :: [Bokmål] kryssingsspor {n}, krysningsspor {n}; [Nynorsk] kryssingsspor {n}
passing place {n} (place where vehicles can pass each other)  :: [Bokmål] møteplass {m}; [Nynorsk] møteplass {m}
passion {n} (any great emotion)  :: [Bokmål] lidenskap {m}, pasjon {m}; [Nynorsk] lidenskap {m}, pasjon {m}
passion {n} (object of passionate love or strong interest)  :: [Bokmål] pasjon {m}; [Nynorsk] pasjon {m}
passion {n} (suffering of Jesus)  :: [Bokmål] pasjon {m}; [Nynorsk] pasjon {m}
passion {n} (commemoration of the suffering of Jesus)  :: [Bokmål] pasjon {m}; [Nynorsk] pasjon {m}
passion fruit {n} (edible fruit)  :: [Bokmål] pasjonsfrukt {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] pasjonsfrukt {f}
passionflower {n} (plant of the genus Passiflora)  :: [Bokmål] pasjonsblomst {m}
passive {n} (passive voice) SEE: passive voice  ::
passive {adj} (taking no action)  :: passiv
passive {adj} (grammar: being in the passive voice)  :: passiv
passive smoking {n} (inhalation of smoke from somebody else´s tobacco)  :: passiv røyking {m} {f}
passive voice {n} (grammatical term)  :: passiv
passively {adv} (in a passive manner; without conscious or self-directed action)  :: passivt
passport {n} (official document)  :: [Bokmål] pass {n}
password {n} (word used to gain admittance)  :: [Bokmål] passord {n}; [Nynorsk] passord {n}
password {n} (computing: string of characters known only to a user)  :: [Bokmål] passord {n}; [Nynorsk] passord {n}
past {adj} (ago) SEE: ago  ::
past {n} (period of time that has already happened)  :: fortid
past {n} ((grammar) past tense)  :: preteritum
past {prep} (beyond in place)  :: forbi, bortenfor
past perfect {n} (pluperfect tense) SEE: pluperfect tense  ::
pasta {n} (dough)  :: pasta
pasteurisation {n} (treatment of perishable food)  :: [Bokmål] pasteurisering {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] pasteurisering {f}
pastiche {n} (work that imitates the work of a previous artist)  :: pastisj {m}
pastime {n} (that which amuses)  :: tidsfordriv {n}
pastor {n} (a minister or priest)  :: [Bokmål] pastor {m}; [Nynorsk] pastor {m}
pastry {n} (food group)  :: [Bokmål] bakverk {n}
pastry {n} (type of dough)  :: [Bokmål] butterdeig {m}
pasture {v} (graze) SEE: graze  ::
pastureland {n} (land for grazing)  :: [Bokmål] beiteland {n}; [Nynorsk] beiteland {n}
patch {n} (figuratively: fit) SEE: fit  ::
patch {n} (paltry fellow) SEE: fool  ::
patellar reflex {n} (a reflex extension of the lower leg)  :: knerefleks {m}, patellarefleks {m}
patented {adj} (for which a patent has been granted)  :: [Bokmål] patentert
paternal aunt {n} (the sister of one's father)  :: tante {m} {f}, faster {m} {f}
paternal grandfather {n} (one's father's father)  :: bestefar, farfar
paternal grandmother {n} (one's father's mother)  :: farmor
paternity {n} (fatherhood) SEE: fatherhood  ::
paternoster {n} (a rosary) SEE: rosary  ::
path {n}  :: sti {m}
pathetic {adj} (arousing scorn or contempt)  :: [Bokmål] patetisk; [Nynorsk] patetisk
pathetic {adj}  :: patetisk, ynkelig
pathogen {n} (an organism or substance that causes disease)  :: [Bokmål] patogen {n}; [Nynorsk] patogen {n}
pathologist {n} (expert in pathology)  :: [Bokmål] patolog {m}; [Nynorsk] patolog {m}
pathology {n} (branch of medicine)  :: [Bokmål] patologi {m}; [Nynorsk] patologi {m}
patience {n} (quality of being patient)  :: [Bokmål] tålmodighet {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] tolmod {n}
patience {n} (game that can be played by one person)  :: kabal
patience is a virtue {proverb} (it is better to be patient than impatient)  :: tålmodighet er en dyd
patient {adj} (not losing one's temper while waiting)  :: [Bokmål] tålmodig
patient {n} (someone who receives treatment from a doctor)  :: pasient {m}
patriarch {n} (male leader)  :: patriark {m}
patriot {n} (person who loves, supports and defends their country)  :: [Bokmål] patriot {m}; [Nynorsk] patriot {m}
patriotism {n} (love of one's own country)  :: [Bokmål] patriotisme {m}
patronising {adj} (offensively condescending) SEE: condescending  ::
patronizing {adj} (offensively condescending) SEE: condescending  ::
patterned {adj} (with a pattern)  :: [Bokmål] mønstret, mønstrete; [Nynorsk] mønstra, mønstrete
pave the way {v} (to make future development easier)  :: [Bokmål] bane vei; [Nynorsk] bane veg
pavement {n} (footpath)  :: [Bokmål] fortau {n}; [Nynorsk] fortau {n}
pavilion {n} (ornate tent)  :: [Bokmål] paviljong {m}; [Nynorsk] paviljong {m}
pavilion {n} (light roofed structure used as a shelter in a public place)  :: [Bokmål] paviljong {m}; [Nynorsk] paviljong {m}
pavilion {n} (structure erected to house exhibits at a fair, etc)  :: [Bokmål] paviljong {m}; [Nynorsk] paviljong {m}
pavilion {n} (detached / semi-detached building in a building complex)  :: [Bokmål] paviljong {m}; [Nynorsk] paviljong {m}
pavilion {n} (cartiliginous part of the outer ear) SEE: pinna  ::
paving stone {n} (stone used for paving)  :: [Bokmål] belegningsstein {m}
paw {n} (soft foot of an animal)  :: [Bokmål] pote
pawn {n} (chess piece)  :: bonde {m}
pawn {n} (someone who is being manipulated)  :: brikke {m}
pawn {n} (item sold to a pawn shop)  :: pant {n}
pawn {n} ((rare) type of shop)  :: [Bokmål] pantelåner {m}
pawn {v} (give as security for loan)  :: pantsette
pawnbroker {n} (person who makes monetary loans at interest, taking personal property as security)  :: [Bokmål] pantelåner {m}
pay {v} (to give money in exchange for goods or services)  :: [Bokmål] betale
pay {v} (to be profitable)  :: [Bokmål] lønne seg ; [Nynorsk] løne seg , lønne seg
pay {v}  :: betale
pay attention {v} (to be attentive)  :: [Bokmål] følge med
pay day {n} (the day of the week/month etc. when wages are received)  :: lønningsdag {m}
payee {n} (One to whom money is paid)  :: [Bokmål] betalingsmottaker {m}, betalingsmottager {m}; [Nynorsk] betalingsmottakar {m}
payer {n} (one who pays)  :: [Bokmål] betaler {m}; [Nynorsk] betalar {m}
payload {n} (That part of a cargo that produces revenue)  :: [Bokmål] nyttelast {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] nyttelast {m} {f}
payload {n} (The total weight of passengers, crew, equipment and cargo carried by an aircraft or spacecraft)  :: nyttelast {m}
payload {n} (That part of a rocket, missile or torpedo that is not concerned with propulsion or guidance)  :: nyttelast {m} {f}
payload {n} (The functional part of a computer virus rather than the part that spreads it)  :: skadelast {m}
payload {n} (The actual data in a data stream)  :: datalast {m}
paywall {n} (a feature of a website that only allows access to paying subscribers)  :: betalingsmur {m}
pea {n} (plant)  :: ert
pea {n} (edible seed)  :: ert
pea soup {n} (soup made from peas)  :: [Bokmål] ertesuppe {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] ertesuppe {f}
peace {n} (tranquility, quiet, harmony; absence of violence)  :: [Bokmål] fred {m}, stillhet {m} {f}, ro {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] fred {m}, stillheit {f}, ro {f}
peace {n} (state of being free from war)  :: [Bokmål] fred {m}; [Nynorsk] fred {m}
peace and quiet {n} (tranquility)  :: [Bokmål] fred og ro; [Nynorsk] fred og ro
peace of mind {n} (absence of mental stress)  :: ro i sinnet {m}
peace pipe {n} (pipe)  :: fredspipe {f}
peaceable {adj} (in favour of peace)  :: fredsommelig, fredsæl
peaceable {adj} (characterized by peace)  :: fredsommelig
peaceful {adj} (inclined to peace; peaceable)  :: [Bokmål] fredelig
peacekeeping {n} (peacekeeping as a noun modifier)  :: [Bokmål] fredsbevarende; [Nynorsk] fredsbevarande
peacetime {n} (period of peace)  :: [Bokmål] fredstid {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] fredstid {f}
peach {n} (fruit)  :: fersken {m}
peach {n} (colour)  :: fersken {m}
peach blossom {n} (moth)  :: flekket halvspinner {m}
peachtree {n} (peach) SEE: peach  ::
peacock {n} (pheasant of one of the genera Pavo and Afropavo)  :: [Bokmål] påfugl {m}; [Nynorsk] påfugl {m}
peak hour {n} (rush hour) SEE: rush hour  ::
peanut {n} (a legume resembling a nut)  :: peanøtt {f}, jordnøtt {f}
peanut butter {n} (a spread made from ground peanuts)  :: [Bokmål] peanøttsmør {n}; [Nynorsk] peanøttsmør {n}
pear {n} (fruit)  :: pære {c}
pear {n} (tree)  :: pæretre {n}
pearl {n} (light-colored tern) SEE: tern  ::
pearl {n} (mother-of-pearl) SEE: mother-of-pearl  ::
pearl {n} (rounded shelly concretion produced by certain mollusks)  :: perle {c}
pearl {n} (fringe or border) SEE: fringe  ::
pearl {n} (brill) SEE: brill  ::
pearl diver {n} (dishwasher) SEE: dishwasher  ::
peasant {n} (member of the agriculture low class)  :: [Bokmål] bonde {m}; [Nynorsk] bonde {m}
peat {n} (soil)  :: [Bokmål] torv {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] torv {f} {n}
peat bog {n} (bog composed of peat)  :: [Bokmål] torvmyr {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] torvmyr {f}
pebble {n} (stone)  :: [Bokmål] småstein {m}, småsten {m}; [Nynorsk] småstein {m}
pebble {n} (rock fragment between 4 and 64 millimetres in diameter)  :: grus {m}, pukk
pebble {v} (To pave with pebbles)  :: gruslegge
pecker {n} (slang for penis) SEE: dick  ::
pecker {n} (slang for woodpecker) SEE: woodpecker  ::
pecker {n} (slang for courage) SEE: courage  ::
peckerwood {n} (woodpecker) SEE: woodpecker  ::
peckish {adj}  :: fysen
pectin {n} (substance)  :: pektin
peculiar {adj} (out of the ordinary)  :: [Bokmål] merkverdig, selsom, spesiell, uvanlig
peculiar {adj} (common or usual for a particular place or circumstance)  :: [Bokmål] spesifikk, karakteristisk, typisk
ped {n} (pedestrian) SEE: pedestrian  ::
pedagogic {adj} (pedagogical) SEE: pedagogical  ::
pedagogical {adj} (of, or relating to pedagogy)  :: pedagogisk
pedagogy {n} (profession of teaching)  :: [Bokmål] pedagogikk {m}; [Nynorsk] pedagogikk {m}
pedagogy {n} (activities of educating, teaching or instructing)  :: [Bokmål] pedagogikk {m}; [Nynorsk] pedagogikk {m}
pedal {n} (lever operated by one's foot)  :: [Bokmål] pedal {m}; [Nynorsk] pedal {m}
pedal car {n} (toy car with pedals)  :: [Bokmål] tråbil {m}; [Nynorsk] tråbil {m}, trøbil {m}
pederasty {n} (pederasty)  :: [Bokmål] pederasti
pederasty {n} (archaic: homosexual anal sex) SEE: sodomy  ::
pedestrian {n} (somebody walking rather than using a vehicle)  :: [Bokmål] fotgjenger {m}; [Nynorsk] fotgjengar {m}
pedestrian crossing {n} (place for pedestrians to cross a street)  :: sebrastripe; [Bokmål] fotgjengerfelt {n}, fotgjengerovergang {m}, gangfelt {n}; [Nynorsk] gangfelt {n}
pedophile {n} (an adult who is sexually attracted to children)  :: pedofili
pee {n} (urine)  :: tiss {n}
pee {v} (to urinate)  :: tisse, pisse, urinere, late vannet
pee {v} (to pass urine from the body) SEE: urinate  ::
pee {n} (liquid excrement) SEE: urine  ::
peel {v} (to remove skin)  :: skrelle
peel {n} (skin of a fruit)  :: skall {n}
peeled {adj} (with outer layer removed)  :: [Bokmål] skrellet
peep {v} (to look)  :: titte
pee-pee {n} (childish: urine) SEE: wee-wee  ::
pee-pee {n} (childish: genitalia) SEE: wee-wee  ::
peer {v} (to look with difficulty or as if searching)  :: [Bokmål] kikke
peer {n} (someone or something of equal level)  :: [Bokmål] jevnaldrende {m} [age-mate, mostly used as an adjective]
peerage {n} (book listing peers and their families)  :: adelskalender {m}
pegasus {n} (winged horse)  :: pegasus {c}
pejorative {adj} (disparaging, belittling or derogatory)  :: [Bokmål] nedsettende
pejorative {n} (disparaging, belittling or derogatory word or expression)  :: pejorativ {n}
pelican {n} (any of various seabirds of the family Pelecanidae)  :: pelikan {m}
pelvis {n} (bone)  :: [Bokmål] bekken {n}; [Nynorsk] bekken {n}
pen {n} (wing) SEE: wing  ::
pen {n} (enclosed area for animals)  :: innhegning {m} {f}, kve {n}
pen {v} (to enclose)  :: innhegne
pen {n} (writing tool)  :: [Bokmål] penn {m}; [Nynorsk] penn {m}
pen {v} (to write)  :: skrive, føre i pennen
pen {n} (female swan)  :: [Bokmål] hunnsvane {f} {m}; [Nynorsk] hunnsvane {f}
pen pal {n} (friend with whom one communicates using letters)  :: brevvenn
penal code {n} (penal code) SEE: criminal code  ::
penalize {v} (to subject to a penalty)  :: straffe
penalty {n} (legal sentence)  :: straff {m} {f}
penalty {n} (punishment for violating rules of procedure)  :: [Bokmål] straff {m}; [Nynorsk] straff {f}
penalty {n} (penalty kick) SEE: penalty kick  ::
penalty kick {n} ((soccer) a form of direct free kick)  :: straffe {m} {f}, straffespark {n}
penalty shootout {n} (a series of penalty kicks)  :: [Bokmål] straffesparkkonkurranse {m}; [Nynorsk] straffesparkkonkurranse {m}
penalty spot {n} (spot from where penalty kicks are taken)  :: [Bokmål] straffemerke {n}; [Nynorsk] straffemerke {n}
penance {n} (voluntary self-imposed punishment)  :: bot
pencil {n} (graphite writing-instrument)  :: blyant
pencil crayon {n} (pencil crayon) SEE: colored pencil  ::
pencil pusher {n} (one who does office work)  :: kontorrotte {m} {f} [office rat]
pencil sharpener {n} (a device used to sharpen pencils)  :: blyantspisser {m}
pendulum {n} (body suspended from a fixed support)  :: pendel {m}
penfriend {n} (person with whom one exchanges letters) SEE: pen pal  ::
penguin {n} (flightless sea bird)  :: pingvin {m}
penicillin {n} (penicillin)  :: [Bokmål] penicillin {n}; [Nynorsk] penicillin {n}
peninsula {n} (piece of land projecting into water)  :: [Bokmål] halvøy {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] halvøy {f}
penis {n} (male organ for copulation and urination)  :: [Bokmål] penis {m}, pikk {m}, kuk {m}, kukk {m}; [Nynorsk] penis {m}, pikk {m}, kuk {m}, kukk {m}
penis {n} (penis) SEE: member  ::
penis {n} (penis of an animal) SEE: pizzle  ::
penitentiary {n} (prison)  :: fengsel {n}, kasjott {m} [dated]
penitentiary {adj} (of or relating to prison)  :: fengsels- (affix construction)
pennon {n} (a thin triangular flag or streamer)  :: vimpel {m}, banner {n}
pension {n} (regular payment due to a person in consideration of past services)  :: pensjon {m}
pension {n} (boarding house)  :: pensjonat {n}
pension {v} (to grant a pension)  :: [Bokmål] pensjonere; [Nynorsk] pensjonere
pension {v} (to force to retire)  :: [Bokmål] pensjonere; [Nynorsk] pensjonere
pension fund {n} (pool of assets)  :: [Bokmål] pensjonsfond {n}; [Nynorsk] pensjonsfond {n}
pensioner {n} (someone who lives on a pension)  :: [Bokmål] pensjonist {m}, alderspensjonist {m}; [Nynorsk] pensjonist {m}, alderspensjonist {m}
pensive {adj} (having the appearance of thinking)  :: tankefull, ettertenksom
pensive {adj} (looking thoughtful or sad)  :: tankefull, ettertenksom
pentane {n} (aliphatic hydrocarbon: C5H12)  :: [Bokmål] pentan {n}; [Nynorsk] pentan {n}
pentathlon {n} (modern pentathlon)  :: [Bokmål] femkamp {m}; [Nynorsk] femkamp {m}
penultimate {adj} (next-to-last in a sequence)  :: [Bokmål] nest sist
penultimate {n} (something right before the last one)  :: [Bokmål] nest siste
penumbra {n} (region around a sunspot)  :: [Bokmål] penumbra {m}; [Nynorsk] penumbra {m}
people {n} (a body of human beings; a group of two or more persons)  :: folk {p}, lyd {m}
people {n} (a group of persons forming or belonging to a particular nation etc.)  :: folk {n}
people {n} (a group of persons regarded as being employees etc.)  :: folk
people {n} (a person's ancestors, relatives or family)  :: slekt {m}
people {n} (the mass of community as distinguished from a special class)  :: folk {n}
people {v} (to fill with people)  :: [Bokmål] befolke
people {v} (to become populous)  :: [Bokmål] befolkes [passive form]
people {v} (to inhabit, to occupy)  :: [Bokmål] befolke
people's republic {n} (people's republic)  :: [Bokmål] folkerepublikk {m}; [Nynorsk] folkerepublikk {m}
pepper {n} (spice)  :: pepper {n}
pepper spray {n} (non-lethal riot-control agent)  :: pepperspray
peppermint {n} (herb)  :: peppermynte {n}
peptic ulcer {n} (ulcer)  :: [Bokmål] magesår {n}; [Nynorsk] magesår {n}
per {prep} (for each)  :: [Bokmål] per; [Nynorsk] per
per {prep}  :: per (abbreviated pr.)
per se {adv} (by itself)  :: [Bokmål] i seg selv, som sådan
per se {adv} (necessarily) SEE: necessarily  ::
perambulator {n} (pram) SEE: pram  ::
percentage point {n} (unit of the difference of two percentages)  :: prosentpoeng {n}
percentual {adj} (expressed as a percentage)  :: [Bokmål] prosentvis; [Nynorsk] prosentvis
perceptual {adj} (relating to perception)  :: [Bokmål] perseptuell; [Nynorsk] perseptuell
perch {n} (fish of the genus Perca)  :: [Bokmål] abbor; [Nynorsk] åbor
percussion {n} (music: section of percussion instruments)  :: [Bokmål] slagverk {n}; [Nynorsk] slagverk {n}
percussion instrument {n} (type of instrument)  :: slagverkinstrument
percussionist {n} (musician)  :: [Bokmål] slagverker {m}
peregrine falcon {n} (Falco peregrinus)  :: vandrefalk
perennial {adj} ((of a plant) Having a life cycle of more than two years)  :: [Bokmål] flerårig; [Nynorsk] fleirårig
perestroika {prop} (reform in the Soviet Union in 1980s)  :: perestrojka
perfect {adj} (fitting its definition precisely)  :: perfekt
perfect number {n} (a number that is the sum of all of its divisors except itself)  :: perfekt tall
perfect tense {n} (verb form indicating that an action has been completed)  :: perfektum {m}, andre futurum
perfectionism {n} (a dislike for anything less than perfection)  :: [Bokmål] perfeksjonism {m}; [Nynorsk] perfeksjonism {m}
perfectionist {n} (person who does not settle for anything that is not perfect)  :: [Bokmål] perfeksjonist {m}; [Nynorsk] perfeksjonist {m}
perfectionistic {adj} (perfectionist) SEE: perfectionist  ::
perforator {n} (hole punch) SEE: hole punch  ::
perfume {n} (pleasant smell)  :: duft, aroma, godlukt
perfume {n} (substance providing a pleasant smell)  :: [Bokmål] parfyme {m}; [Nynorsk] parfyme {m}
perfumed {adj} (scented)  :: [Bokmål] parfymert; [Nynorsk] parfymert
perhaps {adv} (indicating a lack of certainty)  :: kanskje, muligens
perilous {adj} (dangerous, full of peril)  :: [Bokmål] farlig, farefull; [Nynorsk] farefull
perineum {n} (anatomical term)  :: perineum; [Bokmål] mellomkjøtt {n}
period {n} (history: period of time seen as coherent entity)  :: periode, æra
period {n} (punctation mark “.”)  :: punktum {n}
period {n} (length of time during which something repeats)  :: periode {m}
period {n} (menstruation) SEE: menstruation  ::
periodic table {n} (chart)  :: [Bokmål] periodesystem {n}; [Nynorsk] periodesystem {n}
peripatetic {n} (Aristotelian) SEE: Aristotelian  ::
peripheral {adj} (on the periphery or boundary)  :: perifer
peripheral {adj} (beside the point)  :: perifer
peripheral {adj} (unimportant)  :: perifer
peripheral {adj} (auxiliary)  :: perifer
peripheral {n} (computing device) SEE: peripheral device  ::
peripheral device {n} (device that is outside the computer's system unit)  :: [Bokmål] periferenhet {m}
periscope {n} (viewing device)  :: [Bokmål] periskop {n}; [Nynorsk] periskop {n}
perishable {adj} (liable to perish)  :: lettbedervelig
peritoneum {n} (serous membrane in mammals)  :: [Bokmål] bukhinne {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] bukhinne {f}
perjurer {n} (Someone who has lied under oath)  :: løftebryter
perjury {n} (deliberate giving of false or misleading testimony under oath)  :: falsk forklaring {c}, mened {c}
perky {adj} (lively or enthusiastic)  :: [Bokmål] livlig
perky {adj} (standing upright; firm)  :: [Bokmål] rank, strunk
permanent {adj} (lasting for an indefinitely long time)  :: [Bokmål] permanent, fast; [Nynorsk] permanent, fast
permanent wave {n} (series of waves in the hair) SEE: permanent  ::
permanently {adv} (in a permanent manner)  :: permanent, for alltid
permission {n} (authorisation)  :: tillatelse {m}
permissive {adj} (lenient)  :: tolerant
permutation {n} (ordering of a set of distinct elements)  :: [Bokmål] permutasjon
peroxide {n} (hydrogen peroxide) SEE: hydrogen peroxide  ::
perpendicular {adj} (at or forming a right angle to)  :: loddrett
perpetrator {n} (one who perpetrates)  :: gjerningsmann {m}
perpetual {adj} (lasting forever)  :: [Bokmål] evigvarende
persecute {v} (to pursue in a manner to injure, grieve, or afflict)  :: [Bokmål] forfølge
perseverance {n} (persistent determination to adhere to a course of action; insistence)  :: [Bokmål] utholdenhet {m} {f}
persimmon {n} (fruit)  :: kaki, kakiplomme, kakifrukt, persimon
person {n} (individual)  :: [Bokmål] person {m}, menneske {n}; [Nynorsk] person {m}, menneske {n}
person {n} (specifically a human being, see also: human; human being; man)  :: [Bokmål] person {m}; [Nynorsk] person {m}
person {n} (the physical body seen as distinct from the mind)  :: [Bokmål] person {m}; [Nynorsk] person {m}
person {n} (any individual or formal organization with standing before the courts)  :: [Bokmål] person {m}; [Nynorsk] person {m}
person {n} (linguistic category)  :: [Bokmål] person {m}; [Nynorsk] person {m}
persona non grata {n} (a person who is not welcome)  :: [Bokmål] persona non grata
personage {n} (a famous or important person)  :: personasje {m}
personal {adj} (pertaining to human beings)  :: [Bokmål] personrelatert, menneskelig
personal {adj} (of or pertaining to a particular person)  :: [Bokmål] personlig; [Nynorsk] personleg
personal {adj} (pertaining to the external or bodily appearance)  :: [Bokmål] personlig
personal {adj} (done in person)  :: [Bokmål] personlig
personal {adj} (relating to an individual in an invidious and offensive manner)  :: [Bokmål] personlig
personal {adj} (grammar: denoting person)  :: [Bokmål] personlig
personal {n} (advertisement)  :: [Bokmål] personligannonse {m}
personal {n} (movable)  :: [Bokmål] løsøre {n}
personal injury {n} (injury to the body)  :: [Bokmål] personskade {m}; [Nynorsk] personskade {m}
personal pronoun {n} (part of speech)  :: personligt pronomen {n}
personality {n} (set of qualities that make a person distinct from other people)  :: [Bokmål] personlighet {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] personlegdom {m}
personality {n} (celebrity)  :: [Bokmål] personlighet {m} {f}
personally {adv} (concerning oneself)  :: [Bokmål] personlig; [Nynorsk] personleg
personification {n} (person, thing or name typifying a certain quality or idea)  :: [Bokmål] personifikasjon {m}, personifisering {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] personifikasjon {m}, personifisering {f}
personification {n} (artistic representation of an abstract quality as a human)  :: [Bokmål] personifikasjon {m}, personifisering {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] personifikasjon {m}, personifisering {f}
personnel {n} (employees, office staff)  :: personell
perspicacious {adj} (showing keen insight)  :: skarpsindig; [Nynorsk] skarpsindig
perspicacious {adj} (Able to physically see clearly)  :: klarsynt; [Nynorsk] klarsynt, klårsynt
perspiration {n} (sweat) SEE: sweat  ::
perspiration {n} (process of perspiring)  :: [Bokmål] transpirasjon {m}; [Nynorsk] transpirasjon {m}
perspire {v} (sweat) SEE: sweat  ::
persuade {v} (convince)  :: overtale
pertain {v} (to relate, to refer)  :: gjelde
perturb {v} (to disturb; to bother or unsettle)  :: forurolige, vekke uro {m}, gjøre forstyrret, skake (opp), ryste
pertussis {n} (whooping cough) SEE: whooping cough  ::
pervasive {adj} (manifested throughout)  :: gjennomtrengende
pesky {adj} (annoying, troublesome, irritating)  :: plagsom
pessimist {n} (someone who habitually expects the worst outcome)  :: [Bokmål] pessimist {m}; [Nynorsk] pessimist {m}
pessimistic {adj} (marked by pessimism and little hopefulness)  :: pessimistisk
pessimistic {adj} (always expecting the worst)  :: pessimistisk
pest {n} (annoying creature)  :: [Bokmål] skadedyr {n}; [Nynorsk] skadedyr {n}
pet {n} (an animal kept as a companion)  :: [Bokmål] kjæledyr {n}; [Nynorsk] kjæledyr {n}
pet {n}  :: kjæledyr {n}
pet {v} (fondle (an animal))  :: kjæle
pet {v} (fondle (another person) amorously)  :: kjæle, kose med, kjærtegne
pet name {n} (name of endearment)  :: kallenavn, kjælenavn
petasus {n} (low-crowned hat worn by the Ancient Greeks and Romans)  :: petasos
petrochemistry {n} (the branch of chemistry that deals with petroleum)  :: [Bokmål] petrokjemi {m}; [Nynorsk] petrokjemi {m}
petroglyph {n} (a rock carving, especially one made in prehistoric times)  :: helleristning
petrol {n} (gasoline) SEE: gasoline  ::
petrol engine {n} (engine that uses petrol)  :: [Bokmål] bensinmotor {m}; [Nynorsk] bensinmotor {m}
petrol station {n} (gas station) SEE: gas station  ::
petrol tank {n} (petrol tank) SEE: gas tank  ::
petroleum {n} (oil) SEE: oil  ::
petty {adj} (small-minded)  :: [Bokmål] smålig
petty officer {n} (non-commissioned officer)  :: [Bokmål] underoffiser {m}; [Nynorsk] underoffiser {m}
petulant {adj} (easily irritated or annoyed)  :: amper, hårsår, lunefull, pirrelig
phallic {adj} (having to do with the penis)  :: fallisk
phallus {n} (penis) SEE: penis  ::
phallus {n} (the penis or its representation)  :: [Bokmål] fallos {m}; [Nynorsk] fallos {m}
phantom {n} (something having no physical reality)  :: fantom {c}, fantomet
pharaoh {n} (supreme ruler of ancient Egypt)  :: farao {m}
pharmaceutical {adj} (of, or relating to pharmacy or pharmacists)  :: [Bokmål] farmasøytisk; [Nynorsk] farmasøytisk
pharmaceutics {n} (pharmacy) SEE: pharmacy  ::
pharmacist {n} (professional who dispenses prescription drugs)  :: [Bokmål] farmasøyt {m}, apoteker {m}; [Nynorsk] apotekar {m}, farmasøyt {m}
pharmacologic {adj} (pharmacological) SEE: pharmacological  ::
pharmacological {adj} (of or having to do with pharmacology)  :: [Bokmål] farmakologisk; [Nynorsk] farmakologisk
pharmacology {n} (science that studies the effects of chemical compounds on living animals)  :: [Bokmål] farmakologi {m}; [Nynorsk] farmakologi {m}
pharmacy {n} (a place where prescription drugs are dispensed)  :: apotek {n}
pharmacy {n} (science of medicinal substances)  :: [Bokmål] farmasi {m}; [Nynorsk] farmasi {m}
pharynx {n} (part of alimentary canal)  :: [Bokmål] svelg {n}; [Nynorsk] svelg {n}
pheasant {n} (bird of family Phasianidae, often hunted for food)  :: [Bokmål] fasan; [Nynorsk] fasan
phenomenon {n} (observable fact or occurrence)  :: [Bokmål] fenomen {n}; [Nynorsk] fenomen {n}
phenomenon {n} (unusual, curious, or astonishing fact or event)  :: [Bokmål] fenomen {n}; [Nynorsk] fenomen {n}
pheromone {n} (chemical)  :: [Bokmål] feromon {n}; [Nynorsk] feromon {n}
philander {n} (lover) SEE: lover  ::
philatelic {adj} (relating to stamp collecting)  :: [Bokmål] filatelistisk; [Nynorsk] filatelistisk
philatelist {n} (a person who studies stamps)  :: [Bokmål] filatelist {m}; [Nynorsk] filatelist {m}
philately {n} (stamp collecting)  :: [Bokmål] frimerkesamling {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] frimerkesamling {f}
philately {n} (the study of postage stamps, postal routes, postal history, etc.)  :: [Bokmål] filateli {m}; [Nynorsk] filateli {m}
-phile {suffix} (Forming nouns and adjectives denoting "friend")  :: [Bokmål] -fil; [Nynorsk] -fil
philia {n} (friendship) SEE: friendship  ::
philistine {n} (Philistine) SEE: Philistine  ::
philistine {adj} (lacking in appreciation for art or culture)  :: filistrøs
philology {n} (historical linguistics)  :: [Bokmål] filologi {m}
philosopheme {n} (a philosophical statement, theorem or axiom)  :: [Bokmål] filosofem {n}
philosopher {n} (person devoted to studying philosophy)  :: [Bokmål] filosof {m}; [Nynorsk] filosof {m}
philosopher's stone {n} (philosopher's stone)  :: de vises stein
philosophy {n} (academic discipline)  :: [Bokmål] filosofi {m}; [Nynorsk] filosofi {m}
philtrum {n} (shallow groove running down the centre of the outer surface of the upper lip)  :: philtrum {m}
phlogiston {n} (hypothetical fiery principle)  :: [Bokmål] flogiston; [Nynorsk] flogiston
-phobia {suffix}  :: -fobi
phobia {n} (irrational or obsessive fear or anxiety)  :: fobi {m}
phobophobia {n} (fear of fear)  :: fobofobi {m}
phoenix {n} (mythological bird)  :: [Bokmål] føniks {m}; [Nynorsk] føniks {m}
phoenix {n} (anything reborn after apparently being destroyed)  :: [Bokmål] føniks {m}; [Nynorsk] føniks {m}
phone {n} (telephone) SEE: telephone  ::
-phone {suffix} (type of sound)  :: [Bokmål] -fon; [Nynorsk] -fon
-phone {suffix} (device that makes a sound)  :: [Bokmål] -fon; [Nynorsk] -fon
phone book {n} (telephone directory) SEE: telephone directory  ::
phone call {n} (telephone call) SEE: telephone call  ::
phonebook {n} (telephone directory) SEE: telephone directory  ::
phonetic {adj} (relating to sounds of spoken language)  :: [Bokmål] fonetisk; [Nynorsk] fonetisk
phonetic {adj} (linguistics: relating to phones)  :: [Bokmål] fonetisk; [Nynorsk] fonetisk
phonetics {n} (study of speech sounds and their representation by written symbols)  :: [Bokmål] fonetikk {m}
phono- {prefix} (relating to sound)  :: [Bokmål] fono-; [Nynorsk] fono-
phonology {n} (subfield of linguistics concerned with the way sounds function in languages)  :: [Bokmål] fonologi {m}
phosphide {n} (binary compound of phosphorus)  :: [Bokmål] fosfid {n}; [Nynorsk] fosfid {n}
phosphorus {n} (element)  :: [Bokmål] fosfor {m} {n}; [Nynorsk] fosfor {m} {n}
photo- {prefix} (light)  :: [Bokmål] foto-; [Nynorsk] foto-
photograph {n} (picture)  :: [Bokmål] fotografi {m}
photograph {v} (to take a photograph)  :: fotografere
photographer {n} (one who takes photographs)  :: [Bokmål] fotograf {m}; [Nynorsk] fotograf {m}
photographic {adj} (of or pertaining to photographs)  :: [Bokmål] fotografisk; [Nynorsk] fotografisk
photographic {adj} (of or pertaining to photography)  :: [Bokmål] fotografisk; [Nynorsk] fotografisk
photography {n} (art and technology of producing images on photosensitive surfaces)  :: fotografi
photomontage {n} (composite image)  :: [Bokmål] fotomontasje {m}; [Nynorsk] fotomontasje {m}
photon {n} (quantum of light)  :: foton {n}, lyskvant; [Bokmål] lyskvant; [Nynorsk] lyskvant
photophobia {n} (excessive sensitivity to light)  :: lysømfintlighet
photosphere {n} (A visible surface layer of a star)  :: [Bokmål] fotosfære {m}; [Nynorsk] fotosfære {m}
photosynthesis {n} (biological process)  :: [Bokmål] fotosyntese {m}; [Nynorsk] fotosyntese {m}
photovoltaic {adj} (producing a voltage when exposed to light)  :: [Bokmål] fotovoltaisk; [Nynorsk] fotovoltaisk
phrase {n} (short written or spoken expression)  :: [Bokmål] frase {m}; [Nynorsk] frase {m}
phrase {n} (grammar: group of two or more words that express an idea but do not form a complete sentence)  :: [Bokmål] frase {m}; [Nynorsk] frase {m}
phrase {n} (music: small section of music in a larger piece)  :: [Bokmål] frase {m}; [Nynorsk] frase {m}
phrase book {n} (book of everyday expressions and vocabulary)  :: parlør
phrasebook {n} (book used to learn foreign language) SEE: phrase book  ::
phraseology {n} (phrasebook) SEE: phrase book  ::
phraseology {n}  :: fraseologi {m}
phycology {n} (study of algae)  :: [Bokmål] fykologi {m}; [Nynorsk] fykologi {m}
physical {adj} (having to do with the body)  :: fysisk
physical {adj} (having to do with the material world)  :: fysisk
physical {adj} (involving bodily force)  :: fysisk
physical {adj} (having to do with physics)  :: fysisk
physical education {n} (curriculum component)  :: [Bokmål] kroppsøving {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] kroppsøving {f}
physician {n} (medical doctor)  :: lege {m}
physicist {n} (person whose occupation specializes in the science of physics)  :: [Bokmål] fysiker {m}; [Nynorsk] fysikar {m}
physics {n} (branch of science)  :: [Bokmål] fysikk {m}; [Nynorsk] fysikk {m}
physiologic {adj} (of or pertaining to physiology) SEE: physiological  ::
physiological {adj} (of, or relating to physiology)  :: [Bokmål] fysiologisk; [Nynorsk] fysiologisk
physiology {n} (branch of biology)  :: [Bokmål] fysiologi {m}; [Nynorsk] fysiologi {m}
physique {n} (physical structure of a person)  :: [Bokmål] fysikk {m}; [Nynorsk] fysikk {m}
pianist {n} (piano player)  :: [Bokmål] pianist {m}; [Nynorsk] pianist {m}
piano {n} (a keyboard musical instrument)  :: piano {n}
pick {v} (to pick) SEE: choose  ::
pick {n} (pickaxe)  :: hakke
pick {n} (tool to open a lock)  :: dirk {m}
pick {n} (choice)  :: valg {n}
pick {v} (to grasp and pull with fingers)  :: pilke
pick {v} (to remove a fruit or plant for consumption)  :: plukke
pick {v} (to decide between options)  :: velge
pick {n} (music: plectrum) SEE: plectrum  ::
pick one's nose {v} (insert a finger into one's nostril)  :: plukke nesen
pick up {v} (to collect a passenger)  :: hente (noen)
picket {n} (stake driven into the ground)  :: staur {m}
pickle {n} (cucumber preserved in brine or vinegar syrup)  :: sylteagurk {m}
picklock {n} (device designed to pick locks)  :: dirk {m}
pickpocket {n} (one who steals from the pocket of a passerby)  :: [Bokmål] lommetyv {m}, lommetjuv {m}; [Nynorsk] lommetjuv {m}
picky {adj} (fussy, particular)  :: pirkete
picnic {n} (a meal eaten outdoors)  :: [Bokmål] piknik {m}; [Nynorsk] piknik {m}
pictogram {n} (picture that represents a word or an idea)  :: [Bokmål] piktogram {n}; [Nynorsk] piktogram {n}
picture {n} (representation of visible reality produced by drawing, etc)  :: bilde {n}; [Nynorsk] bilete
picture {n} (informal: cinema)  :: kino {m}
picture {v} (to make a picture of)  :: fotografere
picture {v} (to imagine or envision)  :: forestille seg
picture {n} (painting) SEE: painting  ::
picture book {n} (a book for young children with illustrations)  :: billedbok {c} {f}
picture dictionary {n} (dictionary with pictures)  :: bildeordbok, biletordbok
picturesque {adj} (resembling a picture or painting)  :: [Bokmål] pittoresk, malerisk; [Nynorsk] pittoresk
pie {n} (type of pastry)  :: [Bokmål] pai {m}; [Nynorsk] pai {m}
pie {n} (pizza) SEE: pizza  ::
piece {n} (part of a larger whole)  :: [Bokmål] stykke {n}; [Nynorsk] stykke {n}
piece of cake {n} (simple or easy job)  :: barnemat
piece of clothing {n} (garment) SEE: garment  ::
piece of furniture {n} (item of furniture)  :: [Bokmål] møbel {n}; [Nynorsk] møbel {n}
piemontite {n} (mineral)  :: piemontitt
pier {n} (raised platform built from the shore out over water)  :: [Bokmål] brygge {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] brygge {f}, bryggje {f}
pier {n} (structure supporting the junction between two spans of a bridge)  :: brupilar
pierce {v} (puncture)  :: punktere, trenge gjennom, perforere
pierce {v} (create a hole for jewelry)  :: ta hull
pig {n} (mammal of genus Sus)  :: svin {n}, gris {m}
pig {n} (someone who overeats or eats rapidly)  :: storeter {m}
pig {n} (derogatory slang for police officer)  :: purk {m}, snut {m}
pig {n} (piglet) SEE: piglet  ::
pig {n} (pork) SEE: pork  ::
pig in a poke {n} (something whose true value is concealed or unknown)  :: katten i sekken
pigeon {n} (bird of the pigeon and dove family Columbidae)  :: [Bokmål] [♂♀] due {f} {m}, [♂] hanndue {f} {m}, [♂] duestegg {m}, [♀] hunndue {f} {m}; [Nynorsk] [♂♀] due {f}, [♂♀] dua {f} [variant form], [♂] hanndue {f}, [♂] duestegg {m}, [♀] hodue {f}
pigeon racing {n} (pigeon racing, the sport of racing pigeons)  :: [Bokmål] duesport {m}, brevduesport {m}; [Nynorsk] duesport {m}, brevduesport {m}
piggy bank {n} (small container to store small saved coins in)  :: [Bokmål] sparegris {m}; [Nynorsk] sparegris {m}
piglet {n} (young pig)  :: grisunge {m}, pattegris {m}
pigling {n} (piglet) SEE: piglet  ::
pigment {n} (any color in plant or animal cells)  :: [Bokmål] pigment {n}; [Nynorsk] pigment {n}
pigment {n} (a dry colorant, usually an insoluble powder)  :: [Bokmål] pigment {n}; [Nynorsk] pigment {n}
pigmentation {n} (coloration of tissue)  :: [Bokmål] pigmentering {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] pigmentering {f}
pigskin {n} (leather made from the skin of a pig)  :: [Bokmål] svinelær {n}
pike {n} (turnpike) SEE: turnpike  ::
pike {n} (long spear)  :: pik {m}
pike {n} (fish of the genus Esox)  :: gjedde {f}
pile {n} (heap)  :: haug {m}, stabel {m}
pile {n} (galvanic pile)  :: batteri {n}
pile {v} (to lay or throw into a pile)  :: [Bokmål] stable, samle; [Nynorsk] stable, samle
pile {n} (stake of pointed timber, steel etc., driven into the earth)  :: [Bokmål] påle {m}; [Nynorsk] påle {m}
pile {n} (hemorrhoid) SEE: hemorrhoid  ::
piles {n} (plural of pile) SEE: pile  ::
piles {n} (informal: a large amount)  :: [Bokmål] haugevis; [Nynorsk] haugevis
pilgrim {n} (traveler, especially to religious sites)  :: pilegrim {m}
pilgrimage {n} (religious journey, or one to a sacred place)  :: valfart {m}; [Bokmål] pilegrimsreise {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] pilegrimsferd {f}
pill {n} (small object for swallowing)  :: [Bokmål] pille {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] pille {f}
pillar {n} (large post, often used as supporting architecture)  :: [Bokmål] søyle {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] søyle {f}
pillory {n} (a framework on a post used as a means of punishment and humiliation)  :: gapestokk {m}
pillory {v} (put someone in a pillory)  :: sette i gapestokken
pillory {v} (subject someone to humiliation, scorn, ridicule or abuse)  :: sette i gapestokken
pillory {v} (criticize harshly)  :: hudflette
pillow {n} (soft cushion used to support the head in bed)  :: pute {c}
pillow case {n} (sheet for covering a pillow)  :: [Bokmål] putetrekk {n}, putevar {n}; [Nynorsk] putetrekk {n}, putevar {n}
pillow fight {n} (a play fight that involves hitting others with pillows)  :: putekrig
pillow talk {n} (conversation shared by bedmates)  :: [Bokmål] intim betroelse {m} {f}
pillowcase {n} (cover for pillows) SEE: pillow case  ::
pillowslip {n} (pillow case) SEE: pillow case  ::
pilot {n} (controller of aircraft)  :: [Bokmål] pilot {m}, flyger {m}; [Nynorsk] pilot {m}
pilot {n} (person who helps navigate the harbor or coast)  :: [Bokmål] los {m}; [Nynorsk] los {m}
pilot project {n} (prototype, proof of concept)  :: [Bokmål] pilotprosjekt {n}; [Nynorsk] pilotprosjekt {n}
pilot whale {n} (either of two species of whale)  :: [Bokmål] grindhval {m}; [Nynorsk] grindkval {m}
pimp {n} (prostitution solicitor)  :: hallik {m}
pimple {n} (inflamed spot on the surface of the skin)  :: kvise {c}
pin {n} (needle without an eye, used for fastening)  :: knappenål
pin {n} (jewellery attached with a pin) SEE: brooch  ::
pinata {n} (candy-filled container that is hit with a stick)  :: [Bokmål] piñata {f}
pincers {n} (gripping tool)  :: [Bokmål] tang {m} {f}, knipetang {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] tong {f}, knipetong {f}
pincers {n} (front claws)  :: [Bokmål] klo {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] klo {f}
pinch of salt {n} (small amount of salt)  :: [Bokmål] klype {m} {f} salt; [Nynorsk] klype {f} salt
pinch of salt {n} (taken with caution)  :: [Bokmål] klype {m} {f} salt; [Nynorsk] klype {f} salt
pine {n} (tree of the genus Pinus)  :: [Bokmål] furu {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] furu {f}
pine tree {n} (pine) SEE: pine  ::
pineal gland {n} (small endocrine gland)  :: [Bokmål] konglekjertel {m}, epifyse {m}; [Nynorsk] epifyse {m}
pineapple {n} (plant)  :: [Bokmål] ananas {m}; [Nynorsk] ananas {m}
pineapple {n} (fruit)  :: [Bokmål] ananas {m}; [Nynorsk] ananas {m}
pineapple {n} (slang: hairstyle)  :: [Bokmål] grorudpalme {m}
ping pong {n} (table tennis) SEE: table tennis  ::
pinion {n} (gear in a gear drive train)  :: [Bokmål] tanndrev {n}, tannhjulsdrev {n}, spisshjul {n}
pink {n} (flower)  :: [Bokmål] nellik {m}; [Nynorsk] nellik {m}
pink {n} (pale red colour)  :: [Bokmål] rosa; [Nynorsk] rosa
pink {adj} (colored/coloured between red and white)  :: [Bokmål] rosa, lyserød, lysrød; [Nynorsk] rosa
pink jersey {n} (shirt worn by the leader in the Giro d'Italia)  :: [Bokmål] rosa trøye {f} {m}
pinkie {n} (little finger) SEE: little finger  ::
pinky {n} (little finger) SEE: little finger  ::
pinna {n} (visible part of the ear)  :: ytterør {n}, pinna
pinstripe {n} (thin stripe on fabric)  :: [Nynorsk] nålestripe {f}
pinto {adj} (pied, mottled)  :: [Bokmål] flekket; [Nynorsk] flekka
pioneer species {n} (pioneer species)  :: [Bokmål] pionerplante {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] pionerplante {m} {f}
pioneering {adj} (involving new ideas or methods)  :: [Bokmål] banebrytende
pious {adj} (of or pertaining to piety)  :: from
pipe {n} (hollow tube)  :: [Bokmål] rør {n}
pipe cleaner {n} (wire which is used to clean small crevices)  :: [Bokmål] piperenser {m}; [Nynorsk] piperensar {m}
pipe dream {n} (near impossibility)  :: luftslott {n}, ønskedrøm {m}
pipe wrench {n} (adjustable wrench)  :: [Bokmål] rørtang {m} {f}
pipeline {n} (conduit made of pipes)  :: [Bokmål] ledning {m} {f}, rørledning {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] røyrleidning {m} {f}
piper {n} (bagpiper) SEE: bagpiper  ::
pipette {n} (small glass tube used for transferring liquid)  :: [Bokmål] pipette {m}; [Nynorsk] pipette {m}
pipit {n} (passerine bird from the genus Anthus)  :: piplerke {m}
piracy {n} (hijacking)  :: kapring
piranha {n} (South American fish)  :: piraya, piraja
pirate {n} (one who plunders at sea)  :: pirat {m}; [Bokmål] sjørøver {m}, pirat {m}; [Nynorsk] sjørøvar {m}, pirat {m}
pirate {n} (one who breaks intellectual property laws)  :: [Bokmål] pirat {m}; [Nynorsk] pirat {m}
pirate {v} (make and/or sell an illegal copy)  :: piratkopiere
pirate {adj} (illegal imitated or reproduced)  :: piratkopiert
pirouette {n} (whirling or turning on the toes)  :: [Bokmål] piruett {m}; [Nynorsk] piruett {m}
pirouette {n} (the whirling about of a horse)  :: [Bokmål] piruett {m}; [Nynorsk] piruett {m}
pismire {n} (ant) SEE: ant  ::
piss off {v} (to leave, to go away)  :: stikk av
pisser {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet  ::
pistol {n} (handgun)  :: [Bokmål] pistol {m}; [Nynorsk] pistol {m}
piston {n} (solid disk or cylinder that fits inside a hollow cylinder)  :: [Bokmål] stempel {n}; [Nynorsk] stempel {n}
pit {n} (mine) SEE: mine  ::
pit {n} (armpit) SEE: armpit  ::
pitch {n} (dark, extremely viscous material made by distilling tar)  :: bek {n}
pitch-black {adj} (of the blackest black)  :: [Bokmål] kullsvart, beksvart, bekmørk; [Nynorsk] kolsvart, beksvart
pitchfork {n} (farm tool with tines)  :: fork {m}, høygaffel {m}
pitfall {n} (potential problem, hazard, or danger)  :: [Bokmål] fallgruve {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] fallgruve {f}
pith {n} (soft spongy substance in the center of the stems of many plants and trees)  :: marg {m}
pithy {adj}  :: [Bokmål] fyndig, margfull; [Nynorsk] fyndig, mergfull
pituitary gland {n} (endocrine gland)  :: hypofyse {m}
pixel {n} (one of the tiny dots that make up the representation of an image in a computer's memory)  :: [Bokmål] piksel {m}; [Nynorsk] piksel {m}
pizza {n} (baked Italian dish)  :: [Bokmål] pizza {m}; [Nynorsk] pizza {m}
pizza {n} (a single instance of that dish)  :: [Bokmål] pizza {m}; [Nynorsk] pizza {m}
pizza cutter {n} (wheel-bladed knife)  :: [Bokmål] pizzaskjærer {m}
pizza pie {n} (a pizza)  :: pizzapai {m}
pizzle {n} (penis of an animal)  :: [Nynorsk] red {n} [esp. a horse]
placard {n} (a sheet of paper or cardboard)  :: [Bokmål] plakat {m}; [Nynorsk] plakat {m}
placard {v} (to affix a placard to)  :: plakatklistring (noun/present participle)
place {n} (location, position)  :: sted {n}
place {n} (open space, courtyard, market square)  :: plass {m}
place {n} (group of houses)  :: sted {n}
place {n} (region of a land)  :: sted {n}
place {n} (somewhere to sit)  :: plass {m}
place {n} (frame of mind)  :: ståsted {n}
place {n} (informal: house or home)  :: sted {n}
place {n} (a role or purpose, a station)  :: rolle {m}
place {n} (numeric: the column counting a certain quantity)  :: posisjon {m}
place {n} (the position of a contestant in a competition)  :: plass {m}
place {n} (the position as a member of a team)  :: plass {m}, posisjon {m}
place {v} (to put in a specific location)  :: plassere
place {v} (to earn a given spot in a competition)  :: plassere seg
place {v} (to remember where and when something or someone was previously encountered)  :: plassere
place {v} (passive: to achieve (a certain position))  :: plassere seg
place {v} (to sing (a note) with the correct pitch)  :: treffe
place {v} (to arrange for, make (a bet))  :: sette
place mat {n} (protective table mat)  :: [Bokmål] spisebrikke {m} {f}
place of worship {n} (place where people can practise their faith)  :: [Bokmål] gudshus {n}; [Nynorsk] gudshus {n}
placeholder {n} (that which holds, denotes or reserves a place for something to come later)  :: plassholder {m}
placenta {n} (anatomy: placenta)  :: [Bokmål] morkake {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] morkake {f}
plagiarism {n} (copying of someone's ideas)  :: plagiat {n}
plagiarism {n} (act of plagiarizing or something plagiarized)  :: plagiat {n}
plague {n} (specific disease "the Plague")  :: [Bokmål] pest {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] pest {m} {f}
plague {n} (an epidemic or pandemic caused by any pestilence)  :: [Bokmål] pest {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] pest {m} {f}
plain {adj} (of just one colour)  :: [Bokmål] ensfarget, ensfarga; [Nynorsk] einsfarga
plain {n} (an expanse of land with relatively low relief)  :: [Bokmål] slette {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] slette {f}, slett {f}
plait {v} (to double in narrow folds) SEE: pleat  ::
plan {v} (to create a plan for)  :: planlegge
plan B {n} (alternative solution)  :: [Bokmål] plan B {m}, reserveplan {m}
plane {adj} (of a surface: flat or level.)  :: plan
plane {n} (math: flat surface extending infinitely in all directions)  :: plan {n}
plane {n} (level of existence)  :: plan {n}
plane {n} (a tool)  :: høvel {m}
plane {v} (to smooth with a plane)  :: høvle
plane {n} (airplane)  :: fly {n}
plane {v} (to move in a way that lifts the bow of a boat out of the water)  :: plane
plane {n} (deciduous tree)  :: [Bokmål] platan {m}; [Nynorsk] platan {m}
planet {n} (each of the seven major bodies which move relative to the fixed stars in the night sky)  :: [Bokmål] planet {m}, klode {m}; [Nynorsk] planet {m}, klode {m}
planet {n} (rocky or gaseous spherical bodies orbiting the Sun)  :: [Bokmål] planet {m}; [Nynorsk] planet {m}
planet {n} (similar body in orbit around a star)  :: [Bokmål] planet {m}; [Nynorsk] planet {m}
planetarium {n} (museum which displays images of space)  :: [Bokmål] planetarium {n}; [Nynorsk] planetarium {n}
planetary {adj} (of or relating to planets)  :: [Bokmål] planetarisk; [Nynorsk] planetarisk
planetary nebula {n} (nebulosity)  :: [Bokmål] planetarisk tåke; [Nynorsk] planetarisk tåke
planetree {n} (plane) SEE: plane  ::
plankton {n} (generic term for all the organisms that float in the sea)  :: plankton {n}
planned {adj} (at the planning stage)  :: [Bokmål] planlagt
planning {n} (action of the verb to plan)  :: [Bokmål] planlegging {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] planlegging {f}
plant {n} (organism capable of photosynthesis)  :: [Bokmål] plante {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] plante {m} {f}
plant {n} (factory) SEE: factory  ::
plaque {n} (piece of metal put on a wall to remind of a person or event)  :: [Bokmål] plakett {m}; [Nynorsk] plakett {m}
plaque {n} (accumulation of bacteria on teeth)  :: [Bokmål] plakk {n}; [Nynorsk] plakk {n}
plasma {n} (high energy state of matter)  :: plasma {n}
plasma {n} (component of blood)  :: plasma {n}
plaster {n} (adhesive bandage) SEE: band-aid  ::
plaster {n} (plaster of Paris) SEE: plaster of Paris  ::
plaster cast {n} (healing aid)  :: [Bokmål] gipsbandasje {m}; [Nynorsk] gipsbandasje {m}
plaster of Paris {n} (hemihydrate of calcium sulfate)  :: [Bokmål] gips {m}; [Nynorsk] gips {m}
plastic {n} (synthetic thermoplastic polymer)  :: [Bokmål] plast {m}
plastic {adj} (capable of being moulded; malleable, flexible, pliant)  :: plastikk
plastic bag {n} (type of packaging)  :: [Bokmål] plastpose {m}; [Nynorsk] plastpose {m}
plate {n} (Cockney rhyming slang: foot) SEE: foot  ::
plate {n} (flat dish)  :: [Bokmål] tallerken {m}, asjett {m}
plate {n} (course at a meal)  :: rett {m}
plate {n} (flat metallic object)  :: plate {m} {f}
plate {n} (item coated with silver)  :: brett {n}
plate {n} (printing: engraved surface used to transfer an image to paper)  :: trykkplate {m} {f}
plate {v} (to cover the surface material of an object with a thin coat of another material)  :: plettere
plate {v} (put meal on a plate)  :: legge opp
plate {n} (prize given to the winner in a contest) SEE: prize  ::
plate {n} (geology: tectonic plate) SEE: tectonic plate  ::
plateau {n} (level expanse)  :: [Bokmål] platå {n}; [Nynorsk] platå {n}
platform {n} (travel: raised structure for passengers)  :: [Bokmål] perrong {m}; [Nynorsk] perrong {m}
platform game {n} (A video game characterized by jumping to and from suspended platforms or over obstacles)  :: [Bokmål] plattformspil; [Nynorsk] plattformspel
platinum {n} (metal)  :: [Bokmål] platina {n}; [Nynorsk] platina {n}
platitude {n} (often-quoted saying)  :: [Bokmål] platthet {m} {f}, alminnenlighet {m} {f}
platypus {n} (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)  :: [Bokmål] nebbdyr {n}; [Nynorsk] nebbdyr {n}
play {v} (act in a manner such that one has fun)  :: leke
play {n} (playful activity)  :: [Bokmål] spill {n}; [Nynorsk] spel {n}
play {n} (literary composition intended to be represented)  :: [Bokmål] skuespill {n}
play {n} (theatrical performance)  :: [Bokmål] skuespill {n}; [Nynorsk] skodespel {n}
play dead {v} (to act as though defeated)  :: spille død
play hooky {v} (to stay away from school, work, etc. without suitable permission or excuse)  :: skulke
play second fiddle {v} (idiomatic)  :: [Bokmål] spille annenfiolin
play with fire {v} (put oneself in a precarious situation)  :: leke med ild
playboy {n} (man who devotes himself to pleasure)  :: levemann {m}
player {n} (one who plays any game or sport)  :: [Bokmål] spiller {m}
player {n} (dramatic actor)  :: [Bokmål] skuespiller {m}
player {n} (one who plays a musical instrument)  :: [Bokmål] spiller {m}, musiker {m}
player {n} (electronic device)  :: [Bokmål] spiller {m}
playful {adj}  :: leken
playground {n} (large open space to play on, usually for children)  :: [Bokmål] lekeplass {m}, leikeplass {m}; [Nynorsk] leikeplass {m}
playground {n} (open-air space on a school campus where the children can play)  :: skolegård {m}
playground {n} (small area for children)  :: lekeplass {m}
playhouse {n} (venue for performing plays) SEE: theater  ::
playing card {n} (one of usually 52 rectangular pieces of card)  :: [Bokmål] spillkort {n}, spellkort {n}; [Nynorsk] spelkort {n}
playlist {n} (computing)  :: spilleliste
playmate {n} (companion to play with)  :: [Bokmål] lekekamerat {m}
playpen {n} (enclosure for children to play in)  :: [Bokmål] lekegrind {m} {f}, leikegrind {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] leikegrind {f}
plaything {n} (something intended for playing with)  :: [Bokmål] leketøy {n}, leiketøy {n}; [Nynorsk] leiketøy {n}
playwright {n} (writer of plays for the theatre)  :: [Bokmål] dramatiker {m}
playwriter {n} (playwright) SEE: playwright  ::
plaza {n} (a towns' public square)  :: [Bokmål] torg {n}, plass {m}; [Nynorsk] torg {n}, plass {m}
please {v} (to make happy or satisfy)  :: behage, være til lags, tiltale (?)
please {adv} (interjection to make a polite request)  :: vær så snill; [Bokmål] vennligst
please {adv} (expression of annoyance or impatience)  :: vær så snill
please pass the salt {phrase} (please pass the salt)  :: vær snill og rekk mig saltet
please turn left {phrase} (please turn left)  :: vennligst snu venstre
please turn right {phrase} (please turn right)  :: vennligst snu høyre
pleased to meet you {phrase} (polite formula used when being introduced to somebody)  :: [Bokmål] hyggelig å møte deg
pleasing fungus beetle {n} (beetle of the family Erotylidae)  :: [Bokmål] kjukebiller
pleasure {n} (a state of being pleased)  :: fornøyelse {m}
pleasure boat {n} (pleasure boat) SEE: pleasure craft  ::
pleasure craft {n} (boat used for recreation)  :: [Bokmål] fritidsbåt {m}, lystbåt {m}; [Nynorsk] fritidsbåt {m}, lystbåt {m}
pleat {n} (fold in a fabric of a garment)  :: [Bokmål] fold {m}, legg {n}, plissé {m}
plectrum {n} (music: small piece for plucking strings)  :: [Bokmål] plekter {n}; [Nynorsk] plekter {n}
pleiochasium {n} (inflorescence with several buds)  :: skjermkvast
plenipotentiary {n}  :: fullmektig
plentiful {adj} (existing in large number)  :: [Bokmål] rikelig; [Nynorsk] rikeleg
plenty {adj} (plentiful) SEE: plentiful  ::
plenum {n} (A legislative meeting (especially of the Communist Party) in which all members are present)  :: [Bokmål] plenum {n}; [Nynorsk] plenum {n}
plethora {n} (excess, abundance)  :: [Bokmål] overflod {m}; [Nynorsk] overflod
pleurisy {n} (inflammation of lung pleura)  :: pleuritt
pliers {n} (gripping tool which multiplies the strength of the user's hand)  :: [Bokmål] tang {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] tong {f}
plight {n} (unfortunate situation)  :: knipe {c}, kinkig, situasjon
plot {n} (course of a story)  :: [Bokmål] intrige {m}, plott {n}; [Nynorsk] intrige {m}, plott {n}
plough {n} (device pulled through the ground)  :: plog {m}
plough {v} (to use a plough on to prepare for planting)  :: pløye
plough {v} (to use a plough)  :: pløye
plow {n} (plough) SEE: plough  ::
plow {v} (plough) SEE: plough  ::
plowshare {n} (cutting edge of a plow)  :: [Bokmål] plogskjær {n}; [Nynorsk] plogskjer {n}
pluck {v} (to pull something sharply; to pull something out)  :: plukke, røske
pluck {v} (music: to gently play a single string)  :: plukke
pluck {v} (to remove feathers from a bird)  :: plukke, ribbe
pluck {v} (to rob, steal forcibly)  :: loppe
plug {n} (electric connecting device)  :: plugg {m} (signal), støpsel {n} (power)
plug {n} (hole filler)  :: [Bokmål] plugg {m}, propp {m}; [Nynorsk] plugg {m}, propp {m}
plug-in {n} (computer program addon)  :: [Bokmål] programvareutvidelse {m}
plum {n} (the fruit)  :: [Bokmål] plomme {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] plomme {f}
plum {n}  :: plomme
plum {n} (raisin) SEE: raisin  ::
plum tree {n} (tree that bears plums) SEE: plum  ::
plumage {n} (feathers)  :: [Bokmål] fjærdrakt {m} {f}, fjørdrakt {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] fjørdrakt {f}
plumb line {n} (cord with a weight attached)  :: lodd
plumber {n} (one who works in lead)  :: rørlegger {m}
plumber {n} (one who fits, etc, pipes for water, gas or drainage)  :: rørlegger {m}
plumber's helper {n} (plunger) SEE: plunger  ::
plumber's snake {n} (flexible rotating tool used to unclog a pipe)  :: stakefjær
plunder {v} (to take all the goods of, by force (as in war) (transitive))  :: [Bokmål] plyndre; [Nynorsk] plyndre
plunder {v} (to take by force or wrongfully)  :: [Bokmål] plyndre; [Nynorsk] plyndre
plunder {v} (to commit robbery or looting (intransitive))  :: [Bokmål] plyndre; [Nynorsk] plyndre
plunder {n} (instance of plundering)  :: [Bokmål] plyndring {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] plyndring {f}
plunder {n} (loot attained by plundering)  :: [Bokmål] bytte {n}; [Nynorsk] bytte {n}
plunger {n} (device for removing blockages by suction)  :: [Bokmål] slukåpner {m}
plunger {n} (one who plunges)  :: [Bokmål] dykker {m}
pluperfect {n} (pluperfect tense) SEE: pluperfect tense  ::
pluperfect tense {n} (tense)  :: pluskvamperfektum {m}
plural {n} (word in plural form)  :: [Bokmål] flertall {n}
plus {n} (plus sign) SEE: plus sign  ::
plus {conj} (arithmetic: sum)  :: og, pluss
plus sign {n} (mathematical symbol)  :: [Bokmål] plusstegn {n}; [Nynorsk] plussteikn {n}
plutoid {n} (trans-Neptunian dwarf planet)  :: [Bokmål] plutoide
plutonium {n} (chemical element)  :: [Bokmål] plutonium {n}; [Nynorsk] plutonium {n}
plywood {n} (construction material)  :: kryssfiner {m}
pneumatic {n} (person focused on spiritual reality)  :: pneumatiker {m}
pneumatic drill {n} (pneumatic drill) SEE: jackhammer  ::
poacher {n} (a person who trespasses in order to take game illegally)  :: [Bokmål] krypskytter {m}; [Nynorsk] krypskyttar {m}
pocket {n} (bag stitched to an item of clothing)  :: [Bokmål] lomme {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] lomme {f}
pocket flask {n} (pocket-size container for alcoholic beverages) SEE: hip flask  ::
pocket gopher {n} (rodent of the family Geomyidae)  :: [Bokmål] kinnposerotte {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] kinnposerotte {f}
pocket money {n} (money given to a child)  :: [Bokmål] lommepenger {m-p}; [Nynorsk] lommepengar {m-p}
pocketbook {n} (small book)  :: pocketbok
pod {n} (seed case)  :: [Bokmål] belg {m}, skolm {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] belg {m}, skolm {m} {f}
pod {n} (small vehicle)  :: kapsel {m}
podcast {n} (podcast)  :: podcast {m}, podkast {m}
podium {n} (sports: steepled platform)  :: [Bokmål] pall {m}; [Nynorsk] pall {m}
poem {n} (literary piece written in verse)  :: dikt, episk dikt
poem {n} (piece of writing in the tradition of poetry)  :: dikt
poem {n} (piece of poetic writing)  :: dikt
poet {n} (person who writes poems)  :: [Bokmål] poet, dikter
poetry {n} (class of literature)  :: [Bokmål] dikt, poesi; [Nynorsk] poesi
point {n} (location or place)  :: punkt {n}
point {n} (arithmetic: decimal point (note: many languages use a comma (',') rather than a dot as a decimal point, and hence the translations into these languages reflect this.))  :: komma
point {n} (sharp tip)  :: [Bokmål] spiss {m}
point {n} (peninsula)  :: [Bokmål] odde {m}; [Nynorsk] odde {m}
point {n} (wall socket) SEE: wall socket  ::
point of inflection {n} (point on a curve)  :: vendepunkt {n}
point of view {n} (An attitude, opinion, or set of beliefs)  :: [Bokmål] synspunkt {n}, synsvinkel {m}; [Nynorsk] synspunkt {n}, synsvinkel {m}
pointer {n} (advice) SEE: advice  ::
pointer {n} (computing: icon indicating mouse position) SEE: cursor  ::
points {n} (moveable rails used to switch a train from one track to another)  :: [Bokmål] sporveksel {m}; [Nynorsk] sporveksel {m}
poised {adj} (Ready, prepared)  :: tilbøyelig
poison {n} (substance harmful to a living organism)  :: gift {m} {f}
poison {n} (something that harms)  :: gift
poison hemlock {n} (poisonous plant) SEE: hemlock  ::
poisonous {adj} (containing sufficient poison to be dangerous)  :: giftig, skadelig
poke {v} (to jab with an object such as a finger or a stick)  :: pirke, stikke
poke {v} (to poke a fire to remove ash or promote burning)  :: nøre
poke {v} (to stick out the tongue)  :: geipe
poke {v} (rummage) SEE: rummage  ::
polar bear {n} (Ursus maritimus)  :: isbjørn {m}
polar circle {n} (either of the two parallels of the Earth)  :: [Bokmål] polarsirkel {m}; [Nynorsk] polarsirkel {m}
polar night {n} (period of darkness)  :: mørketid, polarnatt
pole {n} (long and slender object)  :: stav {m}, stokk {m}; [Bokmål] stolpe {m}; [Nynorsk] stolpe {m}
pole {n} (type of fishing rod)  :: trøe {f}
pole {n} (extreme of an axis)  :: pol
pole {n} (magnetic point)  :: pol
pole vault {n} (jumping event where an athlete vaults over a high bar with the aid of a pole)  :: [Bokmål] stavsprang {n}; [Nynorsk] stavsprang {n}
polecat {n} (Mustela putorius)  :: [Bokmål] ilder {m}; [Nynorsk] ilder {m}
polecat {n} (skunk) SEE: skunk  ::
police {n} (an organisation that enforces the law)  :: [Bokmål] politi {n}; [Nynorsk] politi {n}
police car {n} (automobile used by a police officer)  :: [Bokmål] politibil {m}; [Nynorsk] politibil {m}
police department {n} (local branch of a national police force)  :: politi
police dog {n} (trained dog for police work)  :: politihund
police force {n} (police organization, constabulary)  :: [Bokmål] politistyrke {m}; [Nynorsk] politistyrke {m}
police officer {n} (an officer in a law enforcement agency)  :: [Bokmål] politibetjent {m}, politimann {m}; [Nynorsk] politibetjent {m}, politimann {m}
police state {n} (nation whose government controls people by police)  :: [Bokmål] politistat {m}; [Nynorsk] politistat {m}
police station {n} (building of police force)  :: [Bokmål] politikammer {n}, politistasjon {m}; [Nynorsk] politikammer {n}, politistasjon {m}
policeman {n} (a member of a police force)  :: [Bokmål] politimann {m}; [Nynorsk] politimann {m}
policewoman {n} (a female police officer)  :: [Bokmål] politikvinne {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] politikvinne {f}
policy {n} (principle of conduct)  :: [Bokmål] politikk {m}; [Nynorsk] politikk {m}
policy {n} (law: insurance document)  :: [Bokmål] polise {m}; [Nynorsk] polise {m}
policy {n} (law: insurance) SEE: insurance  ::
polite {adj} (well-mannered)  :: høflig
political {adj} (concerning or relating to politics)  :: [Bokmål] politisk; [Nynorsk] politisk
political asylum {n} (protection, by a sovereign state)  :: [Bokmål] politisk asyl {n}; [Nynorsk] politisk asyl {n}
political party {n} (political organization)  :: parti {n}
political prisoner {n} (person)  :: [Bokmål] politisk fange {m}; [Nynorsk] politisk fange {m}
political science {n} (study of politics)  :: statsvitenskap {m}
political scientist {n} (political science expert)  :: statsviter {m}
politically correct {adj} (avoiding offense, selectively)  :: politisk korrekt, or abbr. 'P.K.'
politician {n} (one engaged in politics)  :: [Bokmål] politiker {m}; [Nynorsk] politikar {m}
politics {n} (a methodology and activities associated with running a government)  :: [Bokmål] politikk {m}; [Nynorsk] politikk {m}
politology {n} (political science) SEE: political science  ::
pollen {n} (fine granular substance produced in flowers)  :: [Bokmål] pollen {n}; [Nynorsk] pollen {n}
polling day {n} (election day)  :: [Bokmål] valgdag {m}
pollock {n} (food fish related to cod)  :: sei [P. virens], lyr {m} [P. pollachius]
polluted {adj} (defiled)  :: [Nynorsk] forureina
pollution {n}  :: forurensning
polonium {n} (chemical element)  :: polonium
poltergeist {n} (a disruptive ghost)  :: poltergeist, bankeånd
poltroon {adj} (cowardly) SEE: cowardly  ::
polyethene {n} (polyethylene) SEE: polyethylene  ::
polyethylene {n} (polyethylene)  :: polyeten {n}, polyetylen {n}
polygamy {n}  :: flergifte {n}, flerkoneri {n}, polygami {n}
polygon {n} (plane figure bounded by straight edges)  :: polygon
polyhedron {n} (geometry: solid figure)  :: [Bokmål] polyeder {n}; [Nynorsk] polyeder {n}
polymer {n} (molecule consisting of many identical monomers)  :: [Bokmål] polymer {m}; [Nynorsk] polymer {m}
polymeride {n} (polymer) SEE: polymer  ::
polynomial {n} (algebraic expression)  :: polynom {n}
polynya {n} (an area of open water surrounded by sea ice)  :: [Bokmål] polynja {m}; [Nynorsk] polynja {m}
polysemantic {adj} (having multiple meanings)  :: polysemantisk, flertydig, mangetydig
polysynthetic {adj} (polysynthetic)  :: polysyntetisk
polythene {n} (polyethylene) SEE: polyethylene  ::
polyurethane {n} (any of various polymeric resins containing urethane links)  :: [Bokmål] polyuretan {n}; [Nynorsk] polyuretan {n}
pomarine skua {n} (Stercorarius pomarinus)  :: polarjo {c}
pomegranate {n} (fruit)  :: [Bokmål] granateple {n}; [Nynorsk] granateple {n}
pomelo {n} (grapefruit) SEE: grapefruit  ::
pomelo {n} (large fruit of the C. maxima or grandis)  :: pomelo
pommel horse {n} (gymnastic apparatus)  :: [Bokmål] bøylehest {m}; [Nynorsk] bøylehest {m}
pommel horse {n} (athletic event)  :: [Bokmål] bøylehest {m}; [Nynorsk] bøylehest {m}
pompous {adj} (affectedly grand)  :: [Bokmål] pompøs, høyttravende; [Nynorsk] pompøs
ponce {n} (pimp) SEE: pimp  ::
pond {n} (small lake)  :: [Bokmål] tjern {n}, dam {m}; [Nynorsk] tjern {f}, tjørn {f}, dam {m}
pond {n} (the Atlantic Ocean)  :: dammen
pond-skater {n} (any of various predatory insects) SEE: water strider  ::
poniard {n} (dagger)  :: dolk(er) {m}
pons {n} (Part of brain)  :: [Bokmål] hjernebro {m} {f}, hjernebru {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] hjernebru {f}
pontoon {n} (support for a temporary bridge)  :: [Bokmål] pongtong {m}; [Nynorsk] pongtong {m}
pontoon {n} (floating structure supporting a bridge or dock)  :: [Bokmål] pongtong {m}, [landing stage] flytebrygge {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] pongtong {m}, [landing stage] flytebrygge {f}, flytebryggje {f}
pontoon {n} (float of a seaplane)  :: [Bokmål] pongtong {m}; [Nynorsk] pongtong {m}
pony {n} (small horse)  :: [Bokmål] ponni {m}; [Nynorsk] ponni {m}
ponytail {n} (hairstyle)  :: [Bokmål] hestehale {m}; [Nynorsk] hestehale {m}
poo {n} (faecal matter)  :: bæsj {m}
poodle {n} (any of various breeds of poodle)  :: [Bokmål] puddel {m}; [Nynorsk] puddel {m}
poof {n} (A male homosexual.)  :: skrulle {m} {f}, fjolle {m} {f}
pool {n} (swimming pool) SEE: swimming pool  ::
poop {v} (to defecate)  :: bæsje
poop {n} (feces) SEE: poo  ::
poop {n} (stern) SEE: stern  ::
poop deck {n} (stern deck on top of the cabin(s))  :: [Bokmål] poopdekk {n}
poor {adj} (with little or no possessions or money)  :: fattig, blakk [colloquial]
poor {adj} (to be pitied)  :: stakkars
poor {adj} (of low quality)  :: dårlig, elendig
poor {n}  :: de fattige
poorly {adj} (ill) SEE: ill  ::
pop {v} (to hit) SEE: hit  ::
pop {v} (to ejaculate) SEE: ejaculate  ::
pop music {n} (music intended for or accepted by a wide audience)  :: [Bokmål] popmusikk {m}; [Nynorsk] popmusikk {m}
pop star {n} (successful pop musician)  :: [Bokmål] popstjerne {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] popstjerne {f}
popcorn {n} (a snack food made from corn kernels popped by dry heating)  :: [Bokmål] popkorn {m} {n}; [Nynorsk] popkorn {n}
pope {n} (head of the Roman Catholic Church)  :: pave {m}
popinjay {n} (Picus viridis) SEE: green woodpecker  ::
popinjay {n} (parrot) SEE: parrot  ::
poplar {n} (any of various deciduous trees of the genus Populus)  :: [Bokmål] poppel {m}; [Nynorsk] poppel {m}
poplit {n} (fossa at the back of the knee joint)  :: [Bokmål] knehase {m}; [Nynorsk] knehase {m}
popliteal fossa {n} (shallow depression located at the back of the knee joint) SEE: poplit  ::
poppy {n} (plant)  :: [Bokmål] valmue {m}; [Nynorsk] valmue {m}
poppyseed {n} (the seed of the poppy)  :: [Bokmål] valmuefrø {n}; [Nynorsk] valmuefrø {n}
populace {n} (inhabitants of a nation) SEE: population  ::
popular {adj} (liked by many people)  :: [Bokmål] populær; [Nynorsk] populær
popular opinion {n} (public opinion) SEE: public opinion  ::
popularise {v} (to make popular)  :: [Bokmål] popularisere; [Nynorsk] popularisere
population {n} (all people living within a political or geographical boundary)  :: [Bokmål] befolkning {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] befolkning {f}, folkesetnad {m}
population {n} (biology: collection of organisms)  :: [Bokmål] bestand {m}, populasjon {m}; [Nynorsk] bestand {m}, populasjon {m}
population {n} (number of residents in a given area)  :: [Bokmål] folketall {n}, innbyggertall {n}; [Nynorsk] folketal {n}
population density {n} (average number of people per area)  :: [Bokmål] befolkningstetthet {m} {f}, folketetthet {m} {f}
populism {n} (a political doctrine or philosophy)  :: [Bokmål] populisme {m}; [Nynorsk] populisme {m}
populous {adj} (having a large population)  :: [Bokmål] folkerik, befolkningsrik; [Nynorsk] folkerik
pop-up {n} (advertisement that pops up when one accesses an Internet page)  :: pop-up {m}; [Bokmål] pop-upvindu {n}, sprettoppvindu {n}; [Nynorsk] pop-upvindauge {n}, sprettoppvindauge {n}
porbeagle {n} (a pelagic shark)  :: håbrann {m}
porcelain {n} (hard, white, translucent ceramic)  :: [Bokmål] porselen {n}; [Nynorsk] porselen {n}
porcelain {n} (anything manufactured from this material)  :: [Bokmål] porselen {n}; [Nynorsk] porselen {n}
porcini {n} (mushroom, Boletus edulis)  :: steinsopp {c}
porcupine {n} (large rodent)  :: hulepinnsvin; [Bokmål] hulepiggsvin {n}, hulepinnsvin {n}, trepiggsvin {n}, trepinnsvin {n}; [Nynorsk] holepiggsvin {n}, trepiggsvin {n}
pore {n} (a tiny opening in the skin)  :: [Bokmål] pore {m}, pore {f}; [Nynorsk] pore {f}
pork {n} (meat of a pig)  :: svinekjøtt {m}
porn {n} (pornography)  :: [Bokmål] porno {m}; [Nynorsk] porno {m}
porn {n} (pornographic work)  :: pornofilm
porn {n} (pornography) SEE: pornography  ::
porn star {n} (actor or actress famous for appearing in pornographic films)  :: pornostjerne {m} {f}
pornocracy {n} (government by, or dominated by, prostitutes or corrupt persons)  :: pornokrati {n}, skjøgevelde {n}
pornographer {n} (person involved in creation or dissemination of pornography)  :: pornograf {m}
pornographic {adj} (containing an explicit depiction of sexual activity)  :: pornografisk
pornography {n} (depiction of sexual subject matter with prurient intent)  :: [Bokmål] pornografi {m}; [Nynorsk] pornografi {m}
porosity {n} (state of being porous)  :: porøsitet
porous {adj} (full of tiny pores)  :: [Bokmål] porøs; [Nynorsk] porøs
porridge {n} (breakfast cereal dish, see also: oatmeal)  :: grøt {m}
port {n} (dock or harbour)  :: [Bokmål] port, havn {m} {f}
port {v} (computing: to adapt a program so that it works on a different platform)  :: porte
port {n} (computing: program adapted to work on a different platform; act of adapting)  :: porting {m}
port {n} (fortified wine)  :: portvin {m}, [slang] port {m}
port of call {n} (any port being visited by a ship)  :: [Bokmål] anløpshavn {m} {f}
port wine {n} (A type of fortified wine traditionally made in Portugal)  :: portvin {m}, [slang] port {m}
portable {adj} (able to be carried or moved)  :: [Bokmål] bærbar, flyttbar, portabel; [Nynorsk] flyttbar, portabel
portable {adj} (running on multiple systems)  :: portabel
portable {n} (A portable toilet; a self-contained outhouse)  :: bæsj-and-carry {m}
portable {n} (Any temporary building that is portable, especially one located at a school)  :: brakke {c}
portage {n} (route used for portage)  :: [Bokmål] båtdrag {n}
portfolio {n} (case)  :: portefølje {m}
portfolio {n} (collection)  :: portefølje {m}
portfolio {n} (post)  :: portefølje {m}
portfolio {n} (investments)  :: portefølje {m}
portmanteau {n} (case)  :: koffert {m}; [Bokmål] koffert {m}; [Nynorsk] koffert {m}
portmanteau {n} (portmanteau word) SEE: portmanteau word  ::
portmanteau word {n} (word which combines the meaning of two words)  :: [Bokmål] sammentrukket ord {n}, teleskopord {n}, portmanteau-ord {n}, portemanteau {n}; [Nynorsk] samantrekt ord {n}, portmanteau-ord {n}, teleskopord {n}
portrait {n} (painting of a person)  :: [Bokmål] portrett {n}; [Nynorsk] portrett {n}
pose {v} (set in place, arrange)  :: stille, anbringe
pose {v} (ask, set (a test or quiz))  :: stille
pose {v} (assume or maintain a pose)  :: posere
pose {v} (constitute)  :: representere
poseur {n} (one who affects some behaviour, style, attitude or other condition, often to impress or influence others)  :: posør {m}
position {n} (place, location)  :: posisjon {m}, plassering {n}
position {n} (status or rank)  :: posisjon {m}
position {v} (to put into place)  :: posisjonere, plassere
positive {adj} (grammar: describing the primary sense)  :: [Bokmål] positiv
positron {n} (positron)  :: positron; [Bokmål] positron; [Nynorsk] positron
positron emission tomography {n} (a medical imaging technique)  :: positronemisjonstomografi
possess {v} (to have; to have ownership of)  :: inneha
possess {v}  :: inneha
possibility {n} (quality of being possible)  :: mulighet {c}
possibly {adv} (adverb indicating that a proposition may be true or false) SEE: perhaps  ::
possum {n} (opossum) SEE: opossum  ::
post {n} (long dowel or plank protruding from the ground)  :: [Bokmål] stolpe {m}; [Nynorsk] stolpe {m}
post {n} (method of delivering mail)  :: [Bokmål] post {m}; [Nynorsk] post {m}
post {v} ((Internet) to publish a message)  :: legge ut
post box {n} (box in which post can be left to be picked up) SEE: mailbox  ::
post horn {n} (horn formerly used by postmen)  :: [Bokmål] posthorn {n}; [Nynorsk] posthorn {n}
post office {n} (place)  :: postkontor {n}, posthus {n}
post office box {n} (box hired as collection point for mail)  :: [Bokmål] postboks {m}; [Nynorsk] postboks {m}
postage {n} (charge)  :: [Bokmål] porto {m}; [Nynorsk] porto {m}
postage stamp {n} (piece of paper indicating postage has been paid)  :: [Bokmål] frimerke {n}, merke {n}; [Nynorsk] frimerke {n}, merke {n}
postal code {n} (postcode) SEE: postcode  ::
postalveolar {adj} (articulated with the tongue near or touching the back of the alveolar ridge)  :: [Bokmål] postalveolar; [Nynorsk] postalveolar
postcard {n} (rectangular piece of thick paper to be mailed without an envelope)  :: brevkort; [Bokmål] postkort {n}; [Nynorsk] postkort {n}
postcode {n} (sequence of letters and/or numbers added to a postal address)  :: [Bokmål] postnummer {n}; [Nynorsk] postnummer {n}
poster {n} (advertisement, see also: placard)  :: [Bokmål] plakat {m}; [Nynorsk] plakat {m}
poster {n} (picture intended to be attached to a wall)  :: [Bokmål] plakat {m}; [Nynorsk] plakat {m}
poster {n} (shot which only hits a goal post)  :: stangskudd {n}
post-it {n} (post-it note) SEE: post-it note  ::
post-it note {n} (a small piece of paper with an adhesive strip on one side)  :: post-it
postman {n} (mailman) SEE: mailman  ::
postmodernism {n} (a style of art, literature, etc)  :: postmodernisme
postpone {v} (to delay or put off an event)  :: utsette
postscript {n} (addendum to a letter)  :: [Bokmål] etterskrift {n}, postskriptum {n}; [Nynorsk] etterskrift {n}, postskriptum {n}
post-traumatic stress disorder {n} (condition that develops following some stressful situation)  :: posttraumatisk stresslidelse
postulate {n} (something assumed without proof as being self-evident or generally accepted)  :: postulat {n}
postulate {n} (fundamental element; basic principle)  :: postulat {n}
postulate {v} (To assume as a premise)  :: postulere
postwoman {n} (woman who delivers the post or mail)  :: [Bokmål] (kvinnelig) postbud {n}
pot {n} (vessel for cooking or storing food etc.)  :: [Bokmål] potte {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] potte {f}
pot {n} (coffee pot, teapot)  :: [Bokmål] kanne {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] kanne {f}
pot {n} (plaster cast) SEE: plaster cast  ::
pot calling the kettle black {n} (situation in which somebody accuses someone else of a fault shared by the accuser)  :: [Bokmål] kaste sten i glasshus (throw stones in a glass house)
pot plant {n} (plant growing in a flowerpot)  :: [Bokmål] potteplante {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] potteplante {m} {f}
potassium {n} (the chemical element)  :: [Bokmål] kalium {n}; [Nynorsk] kalium {n}
potassium nitrate {n} (potassium nitrate)  :: [Bokmål] salpeter {m}; [Nynorsk] salpeter {m}
potato {n} (plant tuber eaten as starchy vegetable)  :: [Bokmål] potet {m}; [Nynorsk] potet {m} {f}
potato blight {n} (Phytophthora infestans, disease of potatoes)  :: [Bokmål] potetpest {m}
potentate {n} (a powerful leader)  :: potentat {m}
potential energy {n} (energy possessed by an object because of its position)  :: potensiell energi {m}
potentially {adv} (in a manner showing much potential; with the possibility of happening in a given way)  :: [Bokmål] potensielt
potty {n} (bathroom) SEE: bathroom  ::
potty {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet  ::
potty {n} (outhouse) SEE: outhouse  ::
potty {n} (children's chamberpot)  :: [Bokmål] potte {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] potte {f}
potty {n} (chamber pot) SEE: chamber pot  ::
pouch {n} (small bag)  :: pung {m}
pouch {n} (pocket in which a marsupial carries its young)  :: pung {m}
poultice {n} (A poultice or plaster)  :: grøtomslag {n}
poultry {n} (birds)  :: [Bokmål] fjærfe {n}, fjørfe {n}; [Nynorsk] fjørfe {n}
pound {n} (unit of mass (16 ounces avoirdupois))  :: pund {n}
pound {n} (unit of currency)  :: [Bokmål] pund {n}; [Nynorsk] pund {n}
pound sterling {n} (currency of the UK)  :: [Bokmål] britisk pund, pund
pour gasoline on the fire {v} (add fuel to the fire) SEE: add fuel to the fire  ::
poverty {n} (quality or state of being poor)  :: [Bokmål] fattigdom {m}; [Nynorsk] fattigdom {m}
powder {n} (fine particles of any dry substance)  :: pudder {n}, støv {n}
powder {v} (to reduce to fine particles)  :: pulverisere, knuse
powder {v} (to sprinkle with powder)  :: pudre
powder {v} (to use powder on the hair or skin)  :: pudre
powder {n} (gunpowder) SEE: gunpowder  ::
powdered milk {n} (dairy product) SEE: milk powder  ::
powdered sugar {n} (very finely ground sugar used in icings, etc)  :: melis
power {n} (capability or influence)  :: makt, innflytelse
power {n} (influential nation, company etc.)  :: makt {m}
power {n} (physical force or strength)  :: kraft {m}
power {n} (electricity, electricity supply)  :: kraft {m}
power {n} (physics: measure of the rate of doing work or transferring energy)  :: kraft, effekt
power {n} (physics: rate to magnify an optical image)  :: forsterkning
power {n} (maths: product of equal factors)  :: [Bokmål] potens {m}; [Nynorsk] potens {m}
power {n} (set theory: cardinality) SEE: cardinality  ::
power cut {n} (interruption in the supply of power)  :: [Bokmål] strømbrudd {n}
power plant {n} (power station) SEE: power station  ::
power point {n} (wall socket) SEE: wall socket  ::
power station {n} (an industrial complex where electricity is produced)  :: [Bokmål] kraftverk {n}, kraftstasjon {m}; [Nynorsk] kraftverk {n}, kraftstasjon {n}
power steering {n} (System in a vehicle)  :: servostyring {f}
power struggle {n} (a fight to gain dominance)  :: [Bokmål] maktkamp {m}; [Nynorsk] maktkamp {m}
power supply {n} (part of apparatus)  :: strømforsyning; [Bokmål] strømtilførsel {m}; [Nynorsk] energiforsyningsmodul
power vacuum {n} (lack of political authority)  :: [Bokmål] maktvakuum {n}; [Nynorsk] maktvakuum {n}
powerful {adj} (having or capable of exerting power, potency or influence)  :: [Bokmål] kraftfull; [Nynorsk] kraftfull
powerless {adj} (lacking sufficient power or strength)  :: maktesløs
powerless {adj} (lacking legal authority)  :: maktesløs
pox {n} (syphilis) SEE: syphilis  ::
practical {adj} (having skills or knowledge that are practical)  :: [Bokmål] praktisk; [Nynorsk] praktisk
practice {n} (customary action, habit, or behaviour)  :: [Bokmål] praksis {m}; [Nynorsk] praksis {m}
practice makes perfect {proverb} (if one practices an activity enough, one will eventually master it)  :: [Bokmål] øvelse gjør mester
practician {n} (practitioner) SEE: practitioner  ::
practitioner {n} (person who practices a profession or art)  :: [Bokmål] utøver {m}
pragmatics {n} (study of the use of the language in a social context)  :: pragmatikk {m}
prairie {n} (An extensive area of relatively flat grassland)  :: [Bokmål] prærie {m}; [Nynorsk] prærie {m}
pram {n} (perambulator)  :: [Bokmål] barnevogn {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] barnevogn {f}
prance {v} (to strut)  :: sprade
prank {n} (practical joke or mischievous trick)  :: [Bokmål] ablegøyer {m-p}; [Nynorsk] ablegøyer {f-p}
praseodymium {n} (chemical element)  :: praseodym
prattle {n} (babble)  :: bable
prawn {n} (large shrimp)  :: [Bokmål] reke {m} {f}
pray {v} (to petition a higher being)  :: [Bokmål] be; [Nynorsk] be
pray {v} (to talk to God)  :: be
prayer {n} (practice of communicating with one's God)  :: [Bokmål] bønn {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] bønn {f}
prayer {n} (the act of praying)  :: [Bokmål] bønn {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] bønn {f}
prayer {n} (the specific words or methods used for praying)  :: [Bokmål] bønn {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] bønn {f}
prayer {n} (a meeting held for the express purpose of praying)  :: bønnemøte {n}
prayer {n} (a request; a petition)  :: [Bokmål] bønn {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] bønn {f}
prayer meeting {n} (meeting where prayers are offered)  :: [Bokmål] bønnemøte {n}; [Nynorsk] bønemøte {n}, bønnemøte
pre- {prefix} (before)  :: [Bokmål] pre-; [Nynorsk] pre-
pre-Christian {adj} (before the arrival of Christianity)  :: [Bokmål] førkristen; [Nynorsk] førkristen
preacher {n} (one who preaches)  :: predikant
preantepenultimate {adj} (three before the end; fourth to last)  :: fjerd sist
precarious {adj} (dangerously insecure or unstable; perilous)  :: [Bokmål] prekær; [Nynorsk] prekær
precaution {n} (Previous caution or care)  :: sikkerhetsforanstaltning
precaution {n} (A measure taken beforehand to ward off evil or secure good or success)  :: [Bokmål] forholdsregel {m}, sikkerhetsforanstaltning {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] forholdsregel {m}
preceding {adj} (foregoing; occurring before or in front of something else)  :: [Bokmål] foregående, forrige, forutgående; [Nynorsk] føregåande, førre, tidlegare
precession {n} (physics term)  :: presesjon {m}
precious {adv} (intensifier) SEE: very  ::
precious {adj} (of high value or worth)  :: [Bokmål] dyrebar
precious stone {n} (gem)  :: [Bokmål] edelstein {m}, edelsten {m}; [Nynorsk] edelstein {m}
precipitation {n} (chemistry: chemical reaction forming solid in liquid)  :: utfelling {m} {f}, presipitasjon {m}
precipitation {n} (weather: water falling from the atmosphere)  :: [Bokmål] nedbør {m}, presipitasjon {m}; [Nynorsk] nedbør {m}
precise {adj} (exact)  :: [Bokmål] presis, nøyaktig
precisely {adv} (in a precise manner)  :: [Bokmål] presist, nøyaktig; [Nynorsk] presist
precocious {adj} (characterized by exceptionally early development or maturity)  :: bråmoden, tidlig moden
precocious {adj} (exhibiting advanced skills at an abnormally early age)  :: bråmoden, tidlig moden
precognition {n} (knowledge of something that is to occur in the future)  :: prekognisjon
preconception {n} (prejudice) SEE: prejudice  ::
predator {n} (any animal or other organism)  :: [Bokmål] rovdyr {n}; [Nynorsk] rovdyr {n}
predefine {v}  :: foregi, gi videre, rekke fram
predestination {n} (religious doctrine)  :: [Bokmål] predestinasjon {m}, forutbestemmelse {m}; [Nynorsk] predestinasjon {m}, forutbestemming {f}
predestiny {n} (predestination) SEE: predestination  ::
predicative {adj} (used after a verb)  :: predikativ
predictable {adj} (able to be predicted)  :: [Bokmål] forutsigbar; [Nynorsk] føreseieleg
prefabricated {adj} (manufactured in advance)  :: [Bokmål] prefabrikkert; [Nynorsk] prefabrikkert
prefer {v} (to favor)  :: [Bokmål] foretrekke
preferably {adv} (in preference)  :: [Bokmål] fortrinnsvis; [Nynorsk] fortrinnsvis
preferred {adj} (favoured)  :: [Bokmål] foretrukken, foretrukket
pregnancy {n} (condition)  :: svangerskap
pregnant {adj} (fertile) SEE: fertile  ::
pregnant {adj} (carrying developing offspring within the body)  :: [Bokmål] gravid, svanger [of humans], drektig [of animals]; [heavily pregnant] høygravid, høggravid; [Nynorsk] gravid, [heavily pregnant] høggravid
prehistoric {adj} (of relating to the epoch before written record)  :: [Bokmål] forhistorisk; [Nynorsk] forhistorisk
prehistory {n} (history of human culture prior to written records)  :: [Bokmål] forhistorie {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] forhistorie {f}
prehistory {n} (history of events leaving up to something)  :: [Bokmål] forhistorie {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] forhistorie {f}
prejudice {n} (adverse judgement formed beforehand)  :: fordom {m}
prejudice {n} (any preconceived opinion)  :: fordom {m}
prejudiced {adj} (having prejudices)  :: fordomsfull
prelate {n} (clergyman)  :: [Bokmål] prelatas {m}
preliminary {adj} (in preparation for the main matter)  :: [Bokmål] preliminær, foreløpig; [Nynorsk] preliminær, foreløpig
prelude {n} (short piece of music)  :: [Bokmål] preludium {n}; [Nynorsk] preludium {n}
premier {n} (prime minister of a country) SEE: prime minister  ::
premiere {n} (first showing of a film, play or other form of entertainment)  :: [Bokmål] premiere {m}; [Nynorsk] premiere {m}
première {n} (premiere) SEE: premiere  ::
premium {n} (a prize or award)  :: [Bokmål] pris {m}, utmerkelse {m}
premium {n} (something offered at a reduced price as an inducement to buy something else)  :: [Bokmål] bonus {m}
premium {n} (a bonus paid in addition to normal payments)  :: [Bokmål] bonus {m}, tillegg {n}, tillegg {n}
premium {n} (the amount to be paid for an insurance policy)  :: [Bokmål] premie {m}
premonition {n} (clairvoyant or clairaudient experience)  :: [Bokmål] syn {n}, varsel {n}
premonition {n} (strong intuition)  :: [Bokmål] forutanelse {m}
prep {n} (homework) SEE: homework  ::
prep {n} (preparation) SEE: preparation  ::
preparation {n} (act)  :: [Bokmål] forarbeid {n}, forberedelse {m}; [Nynorsk] forarbeid {n}, førearbeid {n}
prepare {v} (to make ready for eating or drinking)  :: [Bokmål] tilberede
prepared {adj} (willing)  :: [Bokmål] klar
prepayment {n} (payment in advance)  :: [Bokmål] forhåndsbetaling {m} {f}
preposition {n} (grammar: a type of word like "of, from, for, by")  :: preposisjon {m}
prepositional {n} (the prepositional case) SEE: prepositional case  ::
prepositional case {n} (case serving as object of a preposition)  :: lokativ
preposterous {adj} (absurd, or contrary to common sense)  :: [Bokmål] meningsløs, bakvendt
prepuce {n} (foreskin of certain animals) SEE: sheath  ::
prepuce {n} (foreskin) SEE: foreskin  ::
prerequisite {n} (Something that must be gained in order to gain something else)  :: forutsetning {m} {f}
prerogative {n} (right, generally) SEE: right  ::
presbytery {n} (chancel) SEE: chancel  ::
preschool {n} (nursery school) SEE: nursery school  ::
prescience {n} (Knowledge of events before they take place; foresight; foreknowledge)  :: klarsyn {n}, framsyn
prescription {n} (written order for the administration of a medicine)  :: resept {m}
prescription {n} (formal description of the lens geometry)  :: brilleseddel {m}
present {n} (gift) SEE: gift  ::
present {adj} (pertaining to the current time)  :: [Bokmål] nåværende; [Nynorsk] noverande
present {adj} (in the immediate vicinity)  :: til stede
present perfect {n} (tense that expresses action in the past with consequences in the present time)  :: perfektum
presentation {n} (act of presenting)  :: [Bokmål] overrekkelse {m}
presentiment {n} (a premonition; a feeling that something, often of undesirable nature, is going to happen)  :: [Bokmål] forutanelse {m}
preservative {n} (any agent, natural or artificial that acts to preserve)  :: [Bokmål] konserveringsmiddel {n}; [Nynorsk] konserveringsmiddel {n}
president {n} (the head of state of a republic)  :: [Bokmål] president {m}
presidential palace {n} (White House) SEE: White House  ::
press {v} (to press) SEE: bear  ::
press {n} (publisher) SEE: publisher  ::
press conference {n} (question and answer session with members of television, print and other media)  :: [Bokmål] pressekonferanse {m}; [Nynorsk] pressekonferanse {m}
press release {n} (official written media statement)  :: [Bokmål] presseskriv {n}, pressemelding {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] pressemelding {f}
pressure {n} (physics: amount of force divided by area)  :: [Bokmål] trykk {n}; [Nynorsk] trykk {n}
pressure cooker {n} (cooking vessel)  :: [Bokmål] trykkoker {m}, trykk-koker {m}; [Nynorsk] trykkokar {m}, trykk-kokar {m}
pressure gauge {n} (gauge for measuring pressure)  :: [Bokmål] trykkmåler {m}; [Nynorsk] trykkmålar {m}
pressure ulcer {n} (bedsore) SEE: bedsore  ::
pretender {n}  :: tronpretendent {m}
pretentious {adj} (marked by an unwarranted claim to importance or distinction)  :: [Bokmål] pretensiøs; [Nynorsk] pretensiøs
pretentious {adj} (intended to impress others)  :: [Bokmål] pretensiøs
preterite {n} (preterite tense; simple past)  :: [Bokmål] preteritum {n}; [Nynorsk] preteritum {n}
pretext {n} (false, contrived or assumed purpose)  :: [Bokmål] påskudd {n}, påskott {n}; [Nynorsk] påskott {n}, påskot {n}
pretty {adj} (especially of women and children: pleasant, attractive)  :: pen, vakker
pretty much {adv} (almost completely; very nearly; mostly)  :: mer eller mindre
prevalent {adj} (widespread, preferred)  :: [Bokmål] utbredt, rådende, herskende
prevalent {adj} (Superior in frequency or dominant)  :: [Bokmål] rådende, fremherskende
prevarication {n} (deceit, evasiveness)  :: utflukt {m}
prevent {v} (to keep from happening)  :: [Bokmål] forebygge
preventive {adj} (preventing, hindering, or acting as an obstacle to)  :: [Bokmål] forebyggende
preview {n} (computing facility)  :: [Bokmål] forhåndsvisning {m} {f}
previous {adj} (prior)  :: [Bokmål] forrige, foregående; [Nynorsk] førre, føregåande
priapism {n} (medical condition)  :: [Bokmål] priapisme
price {n} (cost required to gain possession of something)  :: pris {m}
price {n} (cost of an action or deed)  :: pris
price index {n} (statistical estimate)  :: [Bokmål] prisindeks {m}; [Nynorsk] prisindeks {m}
price list {n} (list of items with prices)  :: [Bokmål] prisliste {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] prisliste {f}
price tag {n} (the tag or sticker attached to a product, displaying its price)  :: [Bokmål] prislapp {m}; [Nynorsk] prislapp {m}
price war {n} (repeated undercutting of prices)  :: [Bokmål] priskrig {m}; [Nynorsk] priskrig {m}
price-conscious {adj} (aware of how much things cost)  :: [Bokmål] prisbevisst; [Nynorsk] prisbevisst
priceless {adj} (so precious as not to be sold at any price)  :: [Bokmål] uvurderlig; [Nynorsk] uvurderleg
prick {n} ((slang) a penis)  :: pikk
prickteaser {n} (Showstopper)  :: luremus {m} {f}, narrefitte {m} {f}
pride {n} (quality or state of being proud; inordinate self-esteem; an unreasonable conceit of one's own superiority in talents, beauty, wealth, rank etc.)  :: stolthet {m}
pride {n} (sense of one's own worth, and abhorrence of what is beneath or unworthy of one)  :: stolthet {m}
pride {n} (proud or disdainful behavior or treatment; insolence or arrogance of demeanor; haughty bearing and conduct)  :: stolthet {m}
pride {n} (that of which one is proud; that which excites boasting or self-gratulation; the occasion or ground of self-esteem)  :: stolthet {m}
pride {n} (consciousness of power; fullness of animal spirits; mettle; wantonness)  :: selvbevissthet {m}
pride {n} (lust; sexual desire; especially, an excitement of sexual appetite in a female beast)  :: brunst {m}
pride {n} (company of lions)  :: flokk {m}
pride comes before a fall {proverb} (Translations)  :: [Bokmål] hovmod står for fall
priest {n} (clergyman (clergywoman, clergyperson))  :: [Bokmål] prest {m}; [Nynorsk] prest {m}
priest {n} (tool for killing fish)  :: [Bokmål] prest {m}; [Nynorsk] prest {m}
priestess {n} (woman with religious duties)  :: [Bokmål] prestinne {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] prestinne {f}
primal scene {n} (in Freudian theory, the first time a child witnesses (and understands) its parents copulating)  :: primalscene {m}
primarily {adv} (of a primary or central nature)  :: [Bokmål] primært; [Nynorsk] primært
primary {adj} (that which is placed ahead of others)  :: [Bokmål] primær; [Nynorsk] primær
primary industry {n} (industry providing raw materials)  :: [Bokmål] primærnæring {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] primærnæring {f}
primary production {n} (primary production)  :: [Bokmål] primærproduksjon {m}; [Nynorsk] primærproduksjon {m}
primary school {n} (first formal, obligatory school)  :: grunnskole
primary sector {n}  :: [Bokmål] primærnæring {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] primærnæring {f}
primate {n} (mammal)  :: [Bokmål] primat {m}; [Nynorsk] primat {m}
prime {v}  :: prim
prime factor {n} (factor)  :: primfaktor {m}
prime gap {n}  :: [Bokmål] primtallsørken {m}
prime minister {n} (chief member of the cabinet and head of the government)  :: [Bokmål] statsminister {m}; [Nynorsk] statsminister {m}
prime number {n} (natural number)  :: [Bokmål] primtall {n}; [Nynorsk] primtal {n}
primrose {n} (plant of the genus Primula)  :: [Bokmål] nøkleblom {m}, nøkleblomst {m}, primula {m}; [Nynorsk] nøkleblom {m}, nøkleblome {m}, primula {m}
primrose {n} (Primula vulgaris)  :: [Bokmål] kusymre {c}; [Nynorsk] kusymre {f}
primrose {n} (flower)  :: [Bokmål] nøkleblom {m}, nøkleblomst {m}, primula {m}; [Nynorsk] nøkleblom {m}, nøkleblome {m}, primula {m}
prince {n} (male ruler or head of a principality)  :: [Bokmål] fyrste {m}, fyrst [as a title]; [Nynorsk] fyrste {m}, fyrst [as a title]
prince {n} (son or male-line grandson of a reigning monarch)  :: prins {m}
prince bishop {n} (bishop who also holds a secular princely rank)  :: fyrstbiskop {m}
princess {n} (female member of royal family)  :: [Bokmål] prinsesse {f}
principal {n} (essential point or rule) SEE: principle  ::
principality {n} (region)  :: fyrstedømme {n}
principality {n} (in angelology)  :: fyrstedømme {n}
principle {n} (fundamental assumption)  :: [Bokmål] prinsipp {n}
principle {n} (rule to solve a problem)  :: [Bokmål] prinsipp {n}; [Nynorsk] prinsipp {n}
principle {n} (moral rule or aspect)  :: [Bokmål] prinsipp {n}; [Nynorsk] prinsipp {n}
principle {n} (rule of nature)  :: [Bokmål] prinsipp {n}; [Nynorsk] prinsipp {n}
print {v} (to produce a copy of a text or image on a surface, especially by machine)  :: trykke
print {n} (visible impression on a surface)  :: avtrykk {n}
print {n}  :: trykk {n}
print {n} (fingerprint) SEE: fingerprint  ::
print {n} (footprint) SEE: footprint  ::
printed matter {n} (printed material)  :: [Bokmål] trykksak {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] trykksak {f}
printer {n} (operator of a printing press)  :: [Bokmål] trykker {m}
printer {n} (computing: device used to print text or images)  :: skriver {m}
printer-friendly {adj} (that can be printed out)  :: [Bokmål] utskriftsvennlig
printing press {n} (machine for printing)  :: [Bokmål] trykkpresse {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] trykkpresse {f}
printout {n} (A hard copy)  :: [Bokmål] utskrift {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] utskrift {f}
prior {n} (a high-ranking member of a monastery, usually lower in rank than an abbot)  :: prior {m}
prioress {n} (a nun in charge of a priory)  :: [Bokmål] priorinne {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] priorinne {f}
priority {n} (item's relative importance)  :: [Bokmål] prioritet {m}; [Nynorsk] prioritet {m}
priority {n} (goal of a person or an organisation)  :: [Bokmål] prioritet {m}; [Nynorsk] prioritet {m}
priory {n} (monastery or convent governed by a prior or prioress)  :: priorat {n}, kloster {n}
prise {n} (prize) SEE: prize  ::
prism {n} (geometry: polyhedron with parallel ends of the same size and shape)  :: [Bokmål] prisme {n}; [Nynorsk] prisme {n}
prism {n} (block used to split or reflect light)  :: [Bokmål] prisme {n}; [Nynorsk] prisme {n}
prison {n} (place of long-term confinement for those convicted of serious crimes)  :: fengsel {n}
prison {n} (confinement in a prison)  :: fengsel {n}
prison {v} (imprison) SEE: imprison  ::
prison camp {n} (camp for prisoners)  :: [Bokmål] fangeleir {m}; [Nynorsk] fangeleir {m}
prison cell {n} (room to which a prisoner is confined)  :: [Bokmål] fengselscelle {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] fengselscelle {f}
prisoner {n}  :: fange
prisoner of war {n} (soldier or combatant captured by the enemy)  :: krigsfange {m}
privacy policy {n} (statement detailing policies that an organization uses to collect information about users)  :: [Bokmål] personvernerklæring {m} {f}
private {adj} (not accessible by the public)  :: [Bokmål] privat; [Nynorsk] privat
private {adj}  :: [Bokmål] privat ; [Nynorsk] privat
private {n} (rank)  :: [Bokmål] menig {m}; [Nynorsk] menig {m}
private candidate {n} (person taking exams without being enrolled as a student)  :: privatist
private car {n} (privately owned car)  :: [Bokmål] personbil {m}; [Nynorsk] personbil {m}
private life {n} (aspect of one's life that are personal)  :: [Bokmål] privatliv {n}; [Nynorsk] privatliv {n}
privet {interj} (hello) SEE: hello  ::
privy {n} (lavatory or toilet) SEE: toilet  ::
privy {n} (outhouse) SEE: outhouse  ::
prize {n} (that which may be won by chance)  :: [Bokmål] gevinst {m}; [Nynorsk] gevinst {m}
prize {v} (to consider something highly valuable)  :: [Bokmål] pris {m}
prizewinning {adj} (Having won at least one prize)  :: [Bokmål] prisvinnende
pro {n} (a professional sportsman)  :: proff {m}
pro {n} (someone who is very good at something)  :: proff {m}
pro-Jew {n} (pro-Jew)  :: [Bokmål] jødevenn {m}, jødevenninne {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] jødeven {m}, jødevenn {m}, jødeveninne {f}, jødevenninne {f}
probability {n} (mathematical probability)  :: [Bokmål] sannsynlighet {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] sannsyn {f} {n}
probable {adj} (likely to be true)  :: [Bokmål] sannsynlig; [Nynorsk] sannsynleg
probable {adj} (likely to happen)  :: [Bokmål] sannsynlig; [Nynorsk] sannsynleg
probably {adv} (in all likelihood)  :: [Bokmål] antakeligvis, trolig, sannsynlig
probe {n} (sciences: electrode or other small device)  :: sonde {m}
probe {v} (to explore, investigate, or question)  :: undersøke, utforske
probity {n} (integrity)  :: [Bokmål] redelighet {m} {f}
problem {n} (difficulty)  :: [Bokmål] problem {n}; [Nynorsk] problem {n}
problem {n} (schoolwork exercise)  :: oppgave {m}
problem {n} (puzzling circumstance)  :: utfordring {m}
problem child {n} (difficult child)  :: [Bokmål] problembarn {n}; [Nynorsk] problembarn {n}
proboscis {n} (elongated tube)  :: [Bokmål] snabel {m}; [Nynorsk] snabel {m}
process {n} (series of events to produce a result)  :: [Bokmål] prosess {m}
process {n} (path of succession of states through which a system passes)  :: [Bokmål] prosess {m}
processing {n} (action of the verb to process)  :: [Bokmål] bearbeidelse {m}
procession {n} (group of people or thing moving along in an orderly manner)  :: [Bokmål] prosesjon {m}; [Nynorsk] prosesjon {m}
processor {n} (microprocessor)  :: [Bokmål] prosessor {m}; [Nynorsk] prosessor {m}
proclaim {v} (to announce or declare)  :: [Bokmål] proklamere, kunngjøre; [Nynorsk] proklamere, kunngjere, kunngjøre
proclitic {n} (clitic which joins with the following word)  :: [Bokmål] proklitikon {n}; [Nynorsk] proklitikon {n}
proclivity {n} (A predisposition or natural inclination, propensity, or a predilection)  :: tendens {m}
procrastinate {v} (put off; to delay taking action)  :: somle
procrastinate {v} (put off; delay something)  :: utsette
procrastination {n} (act of postponing, delaying or putting off)  :: [Bokmål] prokrastinering {m}
procreation {n} (the act of reproducing new individuals biologically) SEE: reproduction  ::
procurement {n} (act of procuring or obtaining)  :: [Bokmål] anskaffelse {m}
prod {v} (poke)  :: stikke
prodigy {n} (extremely talented person, especially a child)  :: vidunderbarn {n}
produce {n} (offspring) SEE: offspring  ::
production {n} (the act of producing)  :: [Bokmål] produksjon {m}; [Nynorsk] produksjon {m}
production {n} (the act of being produced)  :: [Bokmål] produksjon {m}
production {n} (the total amount produced)  :: [Bokmål] produksjon {m}
production {n} (the presentation of a theatrical work)  :: [Bokmål] oppsetning {m} {f}, teateroppsetning {m} {f}
production line {n} (set of operations)  :: [Bokmål] produksjonslinje {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] produksjonsline {f}, produksjonslinje {f}
productive {adj} (capable of producing something)  :: [Bokmål] produktiv; [Nynorsk] produktiv
productive {adj} (yielding good or useful results; constructive)  :: [Bokmål] produktiv; [Nynorsk] produktiv
productive {adj} (of, or relating to the creation of goods or services)  :: [Bokmål] produktiv; [Nynorsk] produktiv
productive {adj} (linguistics: consistently applicable to any of an open set of words)  :: [Bokmål] produktiv; [Nynorsk] produktiv
productivity {n} (state of being productive)  :: [Bokmål] produktivitet {m}; [Nynorsk] produktivitet {m}
profession {n} (occupation)  :: [Bokmål] yrke {n}
professional {adj} (of, pertaining to, or in accordance with the standards of a profession)  :: [Bokmål] profesjonell, faglig, yrkesmessig; [Nynorsk] profesjonell, fagleg, yrkesmessig
professional {adj} (that is carried out as a livelihood)  :: [Bokmål] profesjonell; [Nynorsk] profesjonell
professional {adj} (expert)  :: [Bokmål] profesjonell; [Nynorsk] profesjonell
proficient {adj} (skilled)  :: flink
profile {n} (reputation) SEE: reputation  ::
profit {n} (total income or cash flow minus expenditures)  :: [Bokmål] gevinst {m}; [Nynorsk] gevinst {m}
profitable {adj} (producing profit)  :: [Bokmål] lønnsom; [Nynorsk] lønsam, lønnsam
progenitor {n} (founder) SEE: founder  ::
progeny {n} (offspring)  :: avkom {n}
prognosis {n} (forecast of the future course of a disease)  :: [Bokmål] prognose {m}; [Nynorsk] prognose {m}
prognosis {n} (forecast of the future course, or outcome, of a situation)  :: [Bokmål] prognose {m}; [Nynorsk] prognose {m}
program {n} (set of structured activities)  :: program {n}
program {n} (software application)  :: [Bokmål] program {n}
programmable logic controller {n} (programmable electronic device)  :: Programmerbar logisk styring {m} {f}
programme {n} (programme) SEE: program  ::
programmer {n} (one who writes computer programs)  :: [Bokmål] programmerer {m}
programming {n} (activity of writing a computer program)  :: [Bokmål] programmering {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] programmering {f}
programming language {n} (code of reserved words and symbols)  :: programmeringsspråk {n}
progress {n} (advance or growth of civilization)  :: [Bokmål] framgang {m}
progressive {adj} (continuous) SEE: continuous  ::
progressive {adj} (advancing in severity)  :: [Bokmål] progredierende; [Nynorsk] progredierande
prohibit {v} (to proscribe officially)  :: [Bokmål] forby; [Nynorsk] forby, forbyde
project {n} (planned endeavor)  :: prosjekt {n}
project manager {n} (one who manages projects)  :: prosjektleder {m}
projecting {adj} (sticking out)  :: [Bokmål] framspringende
proletariat {n} (working class or lower class)  :: [Bokmål] proletariat
prolific {adj} (Similarly producing results or works in abundance)  :: suksessrik
promenade {v} (to walk)  :: gå tur, spasere, promenere
promethium {n} (chemical element)  :: promethium
prominence {n} (being prominent)  :: prominens {m}; [Bokmål] framstående (person); [Nynorsk] framståande (person)
prominence {n} (relative height)  :: primærfaktor {m}
prominent {adj} (eminent, distinguished above others)  :: [Bokmål] framtredende
promise {n} (vow)  :: løfte {n}
promise {v} (to commit to something or action)  :: love
promising {adj} (showing promise, and likely to develop in a desirable fashion)  :: [Bokmål] lovende
promontory {n} (a high point of land extending into a body of water, headland; cliff)  :: [Bokmål] odde {m}, landtunge {m} {f}, nes {n}, tange {m}
prompt {adj} (quick)  :: prompt, prompte
prompt {adj} (on time)  :: prompt, prompte
promptly {adv} (in a prompt manner)  :: prompt, prompte
prone {adj} (lying face downward; prostrate)  :: legge seg flat
prone {adj} (inclined, sloped)  :: prone
pronghorn {n} (North American mammal)  :: [Bokmål] gaffelbukk {m}, prærieantilope {m}, gaffelantilope {m}; [Nynorsk] gaffelbukk {m}, prærieantilope {f}, gaffelantilope {f}
pronoun {n} (type of noun)  :: [Bokmål] pronomen; [Nynorsk] pronomen
pronounce {v} (to pronounce) SEE: say  ::
pronounce {v} (to officially declare)  :: erklære
pronounce {v} (to sound out a word)  :: uttale
pronounce {v} (to read aloud)  :: uttale
pronouncing dictionary {n} (dictionary that provides pronunciations of words) SEE: pronunciation dictionary  ::
pronunciation {n} (sound of a word)  :: uttale {m}
pronunciation {n} (way in which words are pronounced)  :: uttale {m}
pronunciation dictionary {n} (dictionary that provides pronunciations of words)  :: [Bokmål] uttaleordbok {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] uttaleordbok {f}
proof {n} (any effort, process, or operation designed to establish or discover a fact or truth)  :: [Bokmål] bevis
proof {n} (a proof sheet)  :: [Bokmål] korrektur {m}; [Nynorsk] korrektur {m}
proofreader {n} (person who proofreads)  :: [Bokmål] korrekturleser {m}; [Nynorsk] korrekturlesar {m}
proofreader {n} (person whose occupation is to proofread)  :: [Bokmål] korrekturleser {m}; [Nynorsk] korrekturlesar {m}
proofreading {n} (act or process by which a document is proofread)  :: [Bokmål] korrekturlesning {m} {f}
prop shaft {n} (propshaft) SEE: propeller shaft  ::
propaganda {n} (concerted set of messages)  :: [Bokmål] propaganda {m}; [Nynorsk] propaganda {m}
propane {n} (aliphatic hydrocarbon: C3H8)  :: [Bokmål] propan {m} {n}; [Nynorsk] propan {m} {n}
propellant {n} (anything that propels)  :: [Bokmål] drivstoff {n}; [Nynorsk] drivstoff {n}
propellant {n} (compressed gas used to expel the content from a pressurised container)  :: [Bokmål] drivgass {m}; [Nynorsk] drivgass {m}
propeller {n} (mechanical device used to propel)  :: propell
propeller shaft {n} (shaft in a vehicle)  :: [Bokmål] mellomaksel {m}, mellomaksling {m}; [Nynorsk] mellomaksel {m}, mellomaksling {m}
propensity {n} (tendency)  :: tilbøyelighet
proper {adj} (fit, suitable)  :: passende, høvelig
proper {adj} (following the established standards of behavior or manners)  :: ordentlig, veloppdragent, høvisk
proper {adj} (in the very strictest sense of the word)  :: egentlig
proper {adj} (grammar: designating a particular person, place or thing)  :: riktig, korrekt
proper {adj} (belonging to oneself or itself, own)  :: egen
proper {adj} (complete, thorough)  :: skikkelig, ordentlig
proper {adj} (entitled to its name, true)  :: sann
proper {adj}  :: riktig, korrekt
proper fraction {n} (arithmetic: a vulgar fraction)  :: ekte brøk {m}
proper noun {n} (the name of a particular person, place, organization or other individual entity)  :: [Bokmål] egennavn {n}; [Nynorsk] eigennamn {n}
properly {adv} (in a proper manner)  :: [Bokmål] ordentlig
property {n} (something owned)  :: [Bokmål] eiendom {m}, løsøre {n}; [Nynorsk] eigedom {m}, lausøyre {m}
property {n} (piece of real estate)  :: tomt {f}; [Bokmål] eiendom {m}; [Nynorsk] eigedom {m}
property {n} (exclusive right of possessing, enjoying and disposing of a thing)  :: [Bokmål] eiendomsrett {m}; [Nynorsk] eigedomsrett {m}
property {n} (attribute or abstract quality associated with an object, individual or concept)  :: [Bokmål] egenskap {m}; [Nynorsk] eigenskap {m}
prophecy {n} (prediction)  :: [Bokmål] profeti {m}
prophet {n} (one who speaks by divine inspiration)  :: profet {m}
prophet {n} (one who foretells the future)  :: profet {m}, spåmann {m}
prophetic {adj} (of, or relating to a prophecy or a prophet)  :: [Bokmål] profetisk; [Nynorsk] profetisk
prophylactic {adj} (Serving to prevent or protect against an undesired effect, especially disease)  :: profylaktisk
proponency {n} (advocacy) SEE: advocacy  ::
propose {v} (to suggest a plan or course of action)  :: foreslå
propose {v} (to ask for one's hand in marriage)  :: fri
proposition {n} (uncountable: act of offering for consideration)  :: [Bokmål] forslag
propound {v} (to put forward; to offer for discussion or debate)  :: framlegge, framsette
proprietary {adj} (manufactured exclusively by the IPR owner)  :: [Bokmål] proprietær; [Nynorsk] proprietær
proprietor {n} (owner)  :: [Bokmål] innehaver {m}, eier {m}; [Nynorsk] innehavar {m}, eigar {m}
proprioception {n} (sense of the position of parts of the body)  :: propriosepsjon {m}
proscribe {v} (forbid or prohibit)  :: [Bokmål] forby
proscribe {v} (denounce)  :: [Bokmål] fraråde, forby
proscribe {v} (banish or exclude)  :: [Bokmål] bannlyse, forbanne, utestenge
proscribe {v}  :: Å forby
prose {n} (written language not intended as poetry)  :: [Bokmål] prosa {m}
proselytize {v} (convert to one’s own faith)  :: misjonere
prospect {n} (position affording a fine view) SEE: lookout  ::
prostate {n} (prostate gland)  :: [Bokmål] prostata
prostate gland {n} (prostate) SEE: prostate  ::
prosthesis {n} (artificial replacement for a body part)  :: [Bokmål] protese {m}; [Nynorsk] protese {m}
prosthetic {n} (prosthesis) SEE: prosthesis  ::
prostitute {n} (a person having sex for profit)  :: prostituert {m}
prostitute {v} (to perform sexual activity for money)  :: prostituere
prostitute {n} (promiscuous person) SEE: whore  ::
prostitution {n} (having sex for profit)  :: [Bokmål] prostitusjon {m}; [Nynorsk] prostitusjon {m}
prostrate {adj} (lying flat, facedown)  :: prostrert
prostrate {v} (to lie flat or facedown)  :: prostrere
protactinium {n} (chemical element)  :: protactinium
protagonist {n} (main character)  :: hovedperson {m}, protagonist {m}
protagonist {n} (advocate)  :: protagonist {m}
protect {v} (to keep safe)  :: beskytte, verne, sikre, dekke, gardere
protected {adj} (defended)  :: [Bokmål] beskyttet
protection {n} (process of keeping safe)  :: [Bokmål] beskyttelse {m}
protectionism {n} (A policy of protecting the domestic producers of a product by imposing tariffs, quotas or other barriers on imports)  :: [Bokmål] proteksjonisme {m}; [Nynorsk] proteksjonisme {m}
protectorate {n} (government by a protector)  :: protektorat {m}
protectorate {n} (a protected autonomous state)  :: [Bokmål] protektorat {n}; [Nynorsk] protektorat {n}
protest {v} (to make a strong objection)  :: protestere
protest {v} (mostly US: to object to)  :: protestere
proton {n} (positively charged nucleon)  :: [Bokmål] proton {n}; [Nynorsk] proton {n}
protoplanet {n} (astronomical object)  :: protoplanet
prototype {n} (an original object or form which is a basis for other objects)  :: [Bokmål] prototyp {m}, prototype {m}; [Nynorsk] prototyp {m}, prototype {m}
protractor {n} (a circular or semicircular tool for measuring angles)  :: vinkelmåler
proud {adj} (gratified, feeling honoured, feeling satisfied)  :: stolt
proud {adj} (having a too high opinion of oneself; arrogant, supercilious)  :: stolt
proverb {n} (phrase expressing a basic truth)  :: ordtak
provide {v} (to give what is needed or desired)  :: [Bokmål] forsørge; [Nynorsk] forsyte
provider {n} (provider)  :: [Bokmål] tilbyder {m}, leverandør {m}, forsørger {m}
province {n} (a subdivision of government usually one step below the national level)  :: provins {m}
provision {n} (item of goods or supplies obtained for future use)  :: [Bokmål] skaffe, fremskaffelse {m}
provision {n} (act of providing)  :: [Bokmål] levering {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] levering {f}
proviso {n} (conditional provision to an agreement)  :: forbehold {n}
provocative {adj} (tending to provoke strong negative feeling)  :: [Bokmål] provoserende; [Nynorsk] provoserande
provoke {v} (to cause to become angry)  :: provosere
proxenetism {n} (negotiation of immoral bargains between the sexes; procuring)  :: [Bokmål] rufferi {n}, kobleri {n}, alfonseri {n}, hallikvirksomhet {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] kopleri {n}, alfonseri {n}, hallikverksemd {f}
proximately {adv} (approximately) SEE: approximately  ::
proxy {n} (agent or substitute authorized to act for another person)  :: [Bokmål] stedfortreder {m}, fullmektig; [Nynorsk] avløysar, varamann, vikar, fullmektig
proxy {n} (authority to act for another, especially when written)  :: [Bokmål] fullmakt {c}; [Nynorsk] fullmakt {f}
proxy {n} ((software) An interface for a service)  :: [Bokmål] mellomtjener {m}, proxy {m}, proxytjener {m}; [Nynorsk] mellomtenar {m}, proxy {m}
proxy war {n} (war where two powers use third parties)  :: [Bokmål] stedfortrederkrig {m}, stedfortrederkonflikt {m} [where outright war is not the case]
prudent {adj} (sagacious in adapting means to ends)  :: [Bokmål] aktsom
prudish {adj} (exaggeratedly proper)  :: prippen, snerpete, fisefin
prune {n} (plum) SEE: plum  ::
prune {n} (dried plum)  :: [Bokmål] sviske {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] sviske {f}
prune {v} (trim a tree or shrub)  :: kviste; [Bokmål] beskjære
prune {v} ((figuratively) cut down or shorten)  :: [Bokmål] beskjære
pruning {n} (action of pruning)  :: kvisting {m}
prurient {adj} (uneasy with desire; lustful)  :: lysten
prurient {adj} (arousing sexual desire)  :: lysten
psalm {n} (sacred song)  :: [Bokmål] salme {m}; [Nynorsk] salme {m}
psalm {n} (a hymn collected into one book of the Old Testament)  :: [Bokmål] salme {m}; [Nynorsk] salme {m}
pseudoephedrine {n} (sympathomimetic alkaloid)  :: pseudoefedrin
pseudograph {n} (Graph that contains loops as well as multiple edges between vertices)  :: pseudograf {m}
pseudonym {n} (fictitious name)  :: [Bokmål] pseudonym {n}, psevdonym {n}; [Nynorsk] pseudonym {n}, psevdonym {n}
pseudoscientific {adj} (of, relating to, or employing pseudoscience)  :: [Bokmål] pseudovitenskapelig; [Nynorsk] pseudovitskapeleg, pseudovitskapleg
psychedelic {adj} (of, containing or generating hallucinations, etc.)  :: [Bokmål] psykedelisk; [Nynorsk] psykedelisk
psychiatrist {n} (doctor specializing in psychiatry)  :: [Bokmål] psykiater {m}; [Nynorsk] psykiater {m}
psychiatry {n} (branch of medicine dealing with mental illness)  :: [Bokmål] psykiatri {m}; [Nynorsk] psykiatri {m}
psychic {n} (a person who contacts the dead)  :: medium {n}
psychic {n} (person focused on intellectual reality)  :: psykiker {m}
psychoanalyst {n} (practitioner)  :: [Bokmål] psykoanalytiker {m}; [Nynorsk] psykoanalytikar {m}
psychology {n} (study of the human mind)  :: [Bokmål] psykologi {m}; [Nynorsk] psykologi {m}
psychology {n} (the study of the human behavior)  :: psykologi
psychology {n} (the study of animal behavior)  :: psykologi {m}
psychology {n} (the mental characteristics of a particular individual)  :: psykologi {m}
psychopath {n} (person with a personality disorder)  :: [Bokmål] psykopat {m}; [Nynorsk] psykopat {m}
psychosis {n} (mental disorder)  :: [Bokmål] psykose {m}; [Nynorsk] psykose {m}
psychosomatic {adj} (of physical effects with mental causes)  :: psykosomatisk
psychotic {adj} (of, related to, or suffering from psychosis)  :: [Bokmål] psykotisk; [Nynorsk] psykotisk
pâté de foie gras {n} (the lowest grade preparation of foie gras)  :: gåseleverpostei {m}
ptarmigan {n} (a small grouse, Lagopus)  :: [Bokmål] [Lagopus] rype {f} {m}; [Nynorsk] [Lagopus] rype {f}
pub {n} (public house)  :: [Bokmål] kro, pub {m}; [Nynorsk] pub {m}
puberty {n} (age at which a person is first capable of sexual reproduction)  :: [Bokmål] pubertet {m}; [Nynorsk] pubertet {m}
pubic hair {n} (collectively)  :: bellehår; [Bokmål] kjønnshår {n}; [Nynorsk] kjønnshår {n}
pubic louse {n} (crab louse) SEE: crab louse  ::
pubis {n} (the pubic bone)  :: skamben {n}, kjønnsben {n}, venusben {n}
public {adj} (pertaining to people as a whole)  :: offentlig, allmenn, allmennt
public {n} (people in general)  :: [Bokmål] allmennhet {m} {f}
public holiday {n} (national or regional holiday from work on a specific day)  :: [Bokmål] fridag {m}; [Nynorsk] fridag {m}
public house {n} (pub) SEE: pub  ::
public law {n} (law)  :: [Bokmål] offentlig rett; [Nynorsk] Öffentliches Recht
public opinion {n} (opinion of the public)  :: [Bokmål] folkeopinion {m}, folkemening {m} {f}, folkemeining {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] folkeopinion {m}, folkemeining {f}
public servant {n} (civil servant) SEE: civil servant  ::
public transit {n} (public transport) SEE: public transport  ::
public transport {n} (form of transport)  :: [Bokmål] kollektivtrafikk {m}; [Nynorsk] kollektivtransport {m}
public transportation {n} (public transport) SEE: public transport  ::
publication {n} (an issue of printed or other matter)  :: [Bokmål] publikasjon {m}; [Nynorsk] publikasjon {m}
publicity {n} (advertising or other activity designed to rouse public interest in something)  :: [Bokmål] publisitet {m}; [Nynorsk] publisitet {m}
publish {v} (to issue a medium (e.g. publication))  :: publisere
publisher {n} (One who publishes, especially books)  :: [Bokmål] forlegger {m}, forlag {n}
publishing house {n} (company that produces books)  :: [Bokmål] forlag {n}; [Nynorsk] forlag {n}
puce {n} (colour)  :: dypt rødt {n}, ildrødt {n}, loppefarge {m}, mørkt purpurrødt {n}, rødbrunt {n}
puce {adj} (colour)  :: dyp rød, ildrød, loppefarget, mørk purpurrød, rødbrun
pudding {n} (sausage made primarily from blood)  :: blodpudding
pudding {n} (any dessert) SEE: dessert  ::
puddle {n} (a small pool of water)  :: sølepytt {m}
puff {n} (homosexual) SEE: poof  ::
puffball {n} (fungi)  :: [Bokmål] røyksopp {m}; [Nynorsk] røyksopp {m}
puffin {n} (seabird with a coloured beak)  :: [Bokmål] lunde
puke {v} (to vomit)  :: spy, kaste opp, elge, mate fiskene
pull {v} (transitive: apply force to (something) so it comes towards one)  :: trekke, dra
pull {v} (remove (something) from circulation)  :: trekke, trekke tilbake
pull {v} (do, perform)  :: gjennomføre
pullet {n} (spineless person) SEE: chicken  ::
pulling power {n} (power in a physical pull)  :: [Bokmål] trekkraft {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] trekkraft {f}
pulmonary {adj} (related to lungs)  :: lunge-
pulmonary circulation {n} (part of blood circulation)  :: [Bokmål] lille kretsløp {n}, lungekretsløpet {n}
pulpit {n} (raised platform in church)  :: prekestol {m}
pulsar {n} (rotating neutron star)  :: pulsar {m}
pulse {n} (regular beat caused by the heart)  :: [Bokmål] puls {m}; [Nynorsk] puls {m}
pumice {n} (pumice)  :: pimpstein
pump {n} (device for moving liquid or gas)  :: [Bokmål] pumpe {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] pumpe {f}
pump truck {n} (manually operated device for lifting and moving pallets) SEE: pallet jack  ::
pumping station {n} (building housing pumps)  :: [Bokmål] pumpestasjon {m}; [Nynorsk] pumpestasjon {m}
pumpkin {n} (plant)  :: [Bokmål] gresskar {n}; [Nynorsk] graskar {n}
pumpkin {n} (fruit of this plant)  :: [Bokmål] gresskar {n}; [Nynorsk] graskar {n}
pumpkin pie {n} (pie made from the flesh of pumpkins)  :: [Bokmål] gresskarpai {m}; [Nynorsk] graskarpai {m}
pun {n} (joke or type of wordplay)  :: [Bokmål] ordspill {n}; [Nynorsk] ordspel {n}
punch {n} (beverage)  :: [Bokmål] punsj {m}; [Nynorsk] punsj {m}
punch {v} (to herd cattle) SEE: herd  ::
punching bag {n} (device used to practice punching)  :: boksesekk
punctuality {n} (state of being punctual)  :: [Bokmål] punktlighet {m} {f}
punctuate {v} (emphasize, stress) SEE: emphasize  ::
punctuation {n} (set of symbols)  :: [Bokmål] tegnsetting
punctuation mark {n} (symbol to make the sense of what is written easier to determine)  :: [Bokmål] skilletegn {n}
puncture {v} (puncture) SEE: pierce  ::
punish {v} (to cause to suffer for crime or misconduct)  :: straffe
punish {v}  :: skade
punishment {n} (the act of punishing)  :: [Bokmål] straff {m}
punk {n} (prostitute) SEE: prostitute  ::
punk {n} (the music of the punk movement)  :: pønk {m}, punk {m}
punk {n} (a person of that movement, a punk rocker)  :: pønker {m}, punker {m}
puny {adj} (of inferior size)  :: ynkelig
pup {n} (young dog, etc.)  :: [Bokmål] valp {m}; (seal:) selunge {m}; [Nynorsk] kvalp {m}, kvelp {m}; selunge {m}
pupa {n} (insect)  :: [Bokmål] puppe
pupil {n} (learner)  :: [Bokmål] elev {m}, skoleelev {m}; [Nynorsk] elev {m}, skoleelev {m}, skuleelev {m}
pupil {n} (the hole in the middle of the iris of the eye)  :: pupill {m}
puppet {n} (movable model of a person or animal)  :: marionett {m}; [Bokmål] hånddukke {m} {f} [in glove form]
puppet {n} (person or country controlled by another)  :: marionett {m}; [Bokmål] nikkedukke {m} {f} [literally "nodding doll"]
puppet {n} (doll) SEE: doll  ::
puppy {n} (young dog)  :: [Bokmål] valp {m}; [Nynorsk] kvalp {m}, kvelp {m}
puppy fat {n} (natural fat of the body of a child)  :: [Bokmål] valpefett {n}; [Nynorsk] kvalpefeitt {n}, kvelpefeitt {n}
purchase {n} (the act or process of seeking and obtaining something)  :: kjøp {n}, anskaffelse {m}
purchase {n} (individual item one has purchased)  :: kjøp {n}, anskaffelse {m}
purchase {n} (that which is obtained for a price in money or its equivalent)  :: kjøp {n}, anskaffelse {m}
purchase {n} (acquisition of lands or tenements by other means than descent or inheritance)  :: overdragelse {m}, ervervelse {m}
purchase {v} (to obtain by paying money or its equivalent; to buy for a price)  :: kjøpe, anskaffe, erverve
purchase {v} (to pursue and obtain; to acquire by seeking; to gain, obtain or acquire)  :: erverve
purchase {v} (to obtain by any outlay, as of labor, danger or sacrifice)  :: sikre seg, erverve, kjøpe seg
purchasing power {n} (amount of goods and services that can be purchased with a unit of currency)  :: [Bokmål] kjøpekraft {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] kjøpekraft {f}
pure {adj} (free of flaws or imperfections)  :: pur, ren
pure {adj} (free of foreign material or pollutants)  :: [Bokmål] ren, rein, ublandet; [Nynorsk] rein, ublanda
pure mathematics {n} (area of mathematics)  :: ren matematikk {m}
puree {n} (food that has been ground into a thick liquid)  :: [Bokmål] puré {m}; [Nynorsk] puré {m}
purgatory {n} (Purgatory) SEE: Purgatory  ::
purge {n} (the act of purging)  :: [Bokmål] utrensking {m} {f}, utrenskning {m} {f}
purge {n} (forcible removal of undesirable people from political activity, etc.)  :: [Bokmål] utrenskning {m} {f}
purge {v} (to clean thoroughly; to cleanse; to rid of impurities)  :: rense
purge {v} (to free from sin, guilt, or the burden or responsibility of misdeeds)  :: rense
purge {v} (to void the bowels; to vomit)  :: [defecate] tømme tarmen, [reflexive] brekke seg, kaste opp
purge {v} (to clear of a charge, suspicion, or imputation)  :: renvaske
puristic {adj} (of, or relating to purism or purists)  :: puristisk
purity {n} (the state of being pure)  :: [Bokmål] renhet {m}
purple {n} (colour)  :: lilla, fiolett
purple sandpiper {n} (Calidris maritima)  :: fjæreplytt
purple swamphen {n} (Porphyrio porphyrio)  :: sultanhøne
purpose {n} (target)  :: mål {n}
purposefully {adv} (on purpose) SEE: on purpose  ::
purr {v} (cat to make a vibrating sound in its throat)  :: male
purse {n} (small bag for carrying money)  :: pung, pengepung
pus {n} (fluid found in regions of infection)  :: [Bokmål] puss {m} {n}, verk {m}; [Nynorsk] puss {m} {n}, verk {m}
push {v} (transitive: apply a force to (an object) so that it moves away)  :: dytte, skubbe
push scooter {n} (a child's foot-operated vehicle) SEE: scooter  ::
pussy {n} (informal: affectionate term for a cat)  :: pus {m}, kattepus {m}, pusekatt {m}
pussy {n} (slang: female genitalia)  :: fitte {c}, kuse {c}, mus {c}
pussy {n} (informal: coward)  :: pyse {c}, kylling {m}, jente {f}
pussy {adj} (containing pus)  :: pussfylt
pussy-cat {n} (affectionate term for a cat)  :: kattepus {m}
pussyfoot {v} (to act timidly)  :: [figuratively] gå på gummisåler
pussyfoot {v} (to use euphemistic language)  :: [figuratively] gå på gummisåler, skjønnmale
put {v} (to place something somewhere)  :: sette
put {v} (to express something in a certain manner)  :: ordlegge
put away {v} (to kill someone) SEE: kill  ::
put away {v} (to send (someone) to prison) SEE: imprison  ::
put off {v} (to delay)  :: [Bokmål] utsette; [Nynorsk] utsetje, utsette
put out {adj} (taking offense)  :: satt ut
put out {v} (place outside or eject)  :: sette ut, slippe ut
put out {v} (produce)  :: lage, produsere
put out {v} (extinguish)  :: slokke, slukke
put to death {v} (to kill as punishment) SEE: execute  ::
put two and two together {v} (figure out)  :: [Bokmål] legge to og to sammen; [Nynorsk] leggje to og to saman
put up {v} (to put up with) SEE: put up with  ::
put up with {v} (to put up with) SEE: bear  ::
put up with {v} (to tolerate, suffer through)  :: [Bokmål] avfinne seg med, tåle, tolerere
putative {adj} (commonly believed or deemed to be the case)  :: antatt, formentlig, formodet
putting green {n} (area on a golf course)  :: [Bokmål] green {m}; [Nynorsk] green {m}
puukko {n} (a type of sharp, pointed knife of Nordic heritage)  :: [Bokmål] tollekniv {m}
puzzle {n} (crossword puzzle) SEE: crossword  ::
puzzle {n} (anything difficult to understand or make sense of)  :: [Bokmål] gåte {m} {f}
puzzle {n} (jigsaw puzzle) SEE: jigsaw puzzle  ::
puzzling {adj} (difficult to understand or explain; enigmatic or confusing; perplexing)  :: forunderlig
pylon {n} (a gateway to the inner part of an Ancient Egyptian temple)  :: [Bokmål] pylon {m}
pyometra {n} (pyometra)  :: pyometra, livmorinfeksjon
pyramid {n} (ancient construction)  :: [Bokmål] pyramide {m}
pyramid {n} (pyramid scheme) SEE: pyramid scheme  ::
pyramid scheme {n} (illicit money-making scheme)  :: pyramidespill {n}
pyramidology {n} (study of pyramids, but from a supernatural or new-age perspective)  :: pyramidologi {m}
pyrite {n} (mineral iron disulfide)  :: [Bokmål] svovelkis {m}; [Nynorsk] svovelkis {m}
pyroclastic flow {n} (pyroclastic flow)  :: pyroklastisk strøm
pyrotechnics {n} (firework) SEE: firework  ::
pyrotechnics {n} (art and technology of fireworks)  :: pyroteknikk