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pace {n} (speed)  :: [Bokmål] takt {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] takt {m} {f}
pace {n} (step: step)  :: [Bokmål] steg {n}, skritt {n}; [Nynorsk] steg {n}
pace {n} (way of stepping: gait of a horse)  :: pass
pace {v} (Measure by walking)  :: [Bokmål] skritte opp; [Nynorsk] stege opp
pacification {n} (the process of pacifying)  :: passivisering {c}
Pacific Ocean {prop} (the world's largest body of water)  :: Stillehavet {n}; [Nynorsk] Stillehavet {n}
pacifier {n} (for a baby)  :: smukk {m}
pack {n} (full set of playing cards)  :: [Bokmål] kortstokk {m}, kortleik {m}; [Nynorsk] kortstokk {m}, kortleik {m}
pack {n} (number of hounds or dogs)  :: [Bokmål] flokk; [Nynorsk] flokk {m}
package store {n} (liquor store) SEE: liquor store  ::
packaging {n} (the act of packing something)  :: innpakking {m} {f}, pakketering {m} {f}
pack animal {n} (animal used to carry heavy items) SEE: beast of burden  ::
packet {n} (small fragment of data)  :: pakke
packet {n} (small pack)  :: pakke
pack ice {n} (large consolidated mass of floating sea ice)  :: [Bokmål] pakkis {m}; [Nynorsk] pakkis {m}
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 {n} (block of paper)  :: blokk {m} {f}
pad {n} (colloquial: place of residence)  :: hjem {n}
pad {n} (flattened mass of anything soft)  :: pute {m} {f}
pad {n} (soft or small cushion)  :: pute {m} {f}
pad {v} (to stuff) SEE: stuff  ::
paddle {v} (toddle) SEE: toddle  ::
paddy {n} (wet land where rice grows)  :: rismark {m}
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}
paediatry {n} (paediatry) SEE: pediatrics  ::
pagan {n} (person not adhering to any major or recognized religion)  :: [Bokmål] hedning {m}; [Nynorsk] heidning {m}
page {n} (boy child) SEE: boy  ::
page {n} (Internet: web page) SEE: web page  ::
page {n} (one side of a leaf of a book)  :: [Bokmål] side {f}, {m}; [Nynorsk] side, sida {f}
pageant {n} (beauty pageant) SEE: beauty pageant  ::
pager {n} (device)  :: personsøker {m}
pagoda {n} (a tiered tower with multiple eaves)  :: pagode
pail {n} (bucket) SEE: bucket  ::
pain {n} (suffering or anguish, especially mental)  :: pine; [Nynorsk] pinsla
pain in the arse {n} (pain in the ass) SEE: pain in the ass  ::
pain in the butt {n} (nuisance) SEE: pain in the ass  ::
pain in the neck {n} (that which is annoying) SEE: pain in the ass  ::
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
painted bunting {n} (Smith's longspur) SEE: Smith's longspur  ::
painted dog {n} (Lycaon pictus) SEE: African hunting dog  ::
painted hunting dog {n} (Lycaon pictus) SEE: African hunting dog  ::
painted wolf {n} (Lycaon pictus) SEE: African hunting dog  ::
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}
pair of compasses {n} (tool used to draw circles)  :: passer {m}
pajamas {n} (clothes for wearing to bed and sleeping in)  :: pysjamas {m}
Paki {n} (a Pakistani)  :: [Bokmål] pakkis {m}; [Nynorsk] pakkis {m}
Pakistan {prop} (country in South Asia)  :: Pakistan
Pakistani {adj} (Of, from, or pertaining to Pakistan, or its people)  :: [Bokmål] pakistansk; [Nynorsk] pakistansk
Pakistani {n} (A person from Pakistan or of Pakistani descent)  :: [Bokmål] pakistaner {m}; [Nynorsk] pakistanar {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
Palau {prop} (Republic of Palau)  :: Palau
pale {adj} (light in color)  :: blek, bleik
pale {n} (heraldry: vertical band)  :: stolpe
pale {n}  :: påle {m}
pale {n} (wooden stake)  :: påle {m}, pæl {m}
pale {v} (to become pale)  :: blekne
paleanthropology {n} (study of ancient human remains) SEE: paleoanthropology  ::
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}
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}
paletot {n} (A loose outer jacket, overcoat)  :: frakk
palimpsest {n} (A 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}
pallidity {n} (state of being) SEE: pallor  ::
palm {n} (inner, concave part of hand)  :: [Bokmål] håndflate {m} {f}, handflate {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] handflate {f}
palm {n} (palm tree) SEE: palm tree  ::
palmic acid {n} (ricinoleic acid) SEE: ricinoleic acid  ::
palmistry {n} (telling fortunes from the lines on the palms of the hand)  :: håndlesning
Palm Sunday {n} (Sunday before Easter)  :: [Bokmål] palmesøndag {m}; [Nynorsk] palmesundag {m}, palmesøndag {m}
palm thief {n} (coconut crab) SEE: coconut crab  ::
pamper {v} (to treat with excessive care, to indulge)  :: dulle med
pamphlet {n} (booklet) SEE: booklet  ::
pan {n} (flat vessel used for cooking)  :: panne {m} and {f}
pan {v} (to turn horizontally)  :: panorere
Panama {n} (Panama hat) SEE: Panama hat  ::
Panama {prop} (Country)  :: Panama
Panama Canal {prop} (Canal)  :: Panamakanalen {m}
Panamanian {adj} (pertaining to Panama)  :: [Bokmål] panamansk; [Nynorsk] panamansk
Panamanian {n} (person from Panama)  :: [Bokmål] panamaner {m}; [Nynorsk] panaman {m}, panamanar {m}
pan-Arabism {n} (movement)  :: panarabisme
pancake {n} (thin batter cake)  :: [Bokmål] pannekake {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] pannekake {f}
Pancake Day {prop} (Shrove Tuesday) SEE: Shrove Tuesday  ::
Pancake Tuesday {prop} (Shrove Tuesday) SEE: Shrove Tuesday  ::
Panchen Lama {n} (second-highest ranking lama of the Gelug sect of Tibetan Buddhism)  :: Panchen Lama
pancreas {n} (gland near the stomach)  :: 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
pandeism {n} (omnitheism) SEE: omnitheism  ::
pandemic {adj} (epidemic)  :: [Bokmål] pandemisk; [Nynorsk] pandemisk
pandemic {n} (pandemic disease)  :: [Bokmål] pandemi {m}; [Nynorsk] pandemi {m}
Pandora {prop} (Character in Greek mythology)  :: Pandora
pane {n} (individual sheet of glass) SEE: window pane  ::
panegyric {n} (praising speech or opus)  :: lovprising {m}, lovtale {m}
panegyrical {adj} (lavish with praise)  :: panegyrisk
panentheism {n}  :: panenteisme
pan flute {n} (panpipes) SEE: panpipes  ::
panmixis {n} (panmixia) SEE: panmixia  ::
panmixus {n} (panmixia) SEE: panmixia  ::
panorama {n} (picture representing a continuous scene)  :: [Bokmål] panorama {n}; [Nynorsk] panorama {n}
panorama {n} (unbroken view of an entire surrounding area)  :: [Bokmål] panorama {n}; [Nynorsk] panorama {n}
pan pipes {n} (panpipes) SEE: panpipes  ::
pansexuality {n} (sexual orientation)  :: panfili
pant {n} (a pair of pants) SEE: pants  ::
pantheism {n} (belief that the universe is divine)  :: panteisme; [Nynorsk] panteisme
pantheistical {adj} (pantheistic) SEE: pantheistic  ::
pantheon {n} (a temple dedicated to all the gods)  :: panteon {n}; [Nynorsk] panteon {n}
panther {n} (big cat of genus Panthera)  :: [Bokmål] panter {m}; [Nynorsk] panter {m}
panther {n} (big cat with black fur)  :: [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}
panty {n} (panties) SEE: panties  ::
papa {n} (Father (familiar, conversational)) SEE: dad  ::
paper {adj} (made of paper)  :: papir
paper {n} (material for writing on)  :: papir, ark
paper {n} (newspaper) SEE: newspaper  ::
paper {n} (wallpaper) SEE: wallpaper  ::
paper {n} (wrapping paper) SEE: wrapping paper  ::
paper {n} (written document shorter than a book)  :: artikkel {m}
paper {v} (to document) SEE: document  ::
paper airplane {n} (paper aeroplane) SEE: paper aeroplane  ::
paperless {adj} (using information without paper)  :: [Bokmål] papirløs, papirlaus; [Nynorsk] papirlaus
paperless {adj} (without documentation of identity)  :: [Bokmål] papirløs, papirlaus; [Nynorsk] papirlaus
paperwork {n} (clerical tasks involving routine written work)  :: [Bokmål] papirarbeid {n}; [Nynorsk] papirarbeid {n}
paprika {n} (spice)  :: [Bokmål] paprika {m}; [Nynorsk] paprika {m}
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}
Papua New Guinea {prop} (country in Oceania)  :: Papua Ny-Guinea
paracetamol {n} (acetaminophen) SEE: acetaminophen  ::
parachute {n} (a device designed to control the fall of an object)  :: [Bokmål] fallskjerm {m}
paradigm {n} (conceptual framework)  :: paradigme {n}
paradigm {n} (linguistics: all forms which contain a common element)  :: paradigme {n}
paradigm {n} (way of viewing reality)  :: 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}
paradisaical {adj} (paradisaic) SEE: paradisaic  ::
paradise {n} (heaven)  :: paradis
paradox {n} (an apparent contradiction which is nonetheless true )  :: paradoks
paraffin {n} (kerosene) SEE: kerosene  ::
paraffin {n} (paraffin wax) SEE: paraffin wax  ::
paragliding {n} (the sport of gliding with a paraglider)  :: paragliding
paragraph {n} (passage in text)  :: avsnitt
Paraguay {prop} (country in South America)  :: Paraguay
Paraguayan {adj} (pertaining to Paraguay)  :: [Bokmål] paraguayansk; [Nynorsk] paraguayansk
Paraguayan {n} (person from Paraguay)  :: [Bokmål] paraguayaner {m}; [Nynorsk] paraguayan {m}, paraguayanar {m}
parakeet {n} (various species of small parrots)  :: [Bokmål] parakitt {m}; [Nynorsk] parakitt {m}
parallel {adj} (computing: processing multipe tasks at the same time)  :: parallell
parallel {adj} (equally distant from one another at all points)  :: parallell
parallel {adj} (having the same overall direction)  :: parallell
parallel {adv} (with a parallel relationship)  :: parallelt
parallel {n} (line of latitude)  :: [Bokmål] breddegrad {m}, breddegradssirkel {m}; [Nynorsk] breiddegrad {m}, breidegradssirkel {m}
parallel {n} (one of a set of parallel lines)  :: parallell {m}
Paralympics {prop} (Paralympic Games) SEE: Paralympic Games  ::
paralyse {v} (paralyse) SEE: paralyze  ::
parameter {n} (variable kept constant during an experiment, calculation or similar)  :: parameter {m}
paranoia {n} (A psychotic disorder characterized by delusions of persecution)  :: paranoia
paranoiac {n} (somebody who has paranoia) SEE: paranoid  ::
parapsychology {n} (study of that which cannot yet be explained)  :: parapsykologi
parasite {n} ((generally undesirable) living organism that exists by stealing resources from another living organism)  :: [Bokmål] parasitt {m}; [Nynorsk] parasitt {m}
parasitical {adj} (parasitic) SEE: parasitic  ::
parasitise {v} (parasitize) SEE: parasitize  ::
parataxis {n} (in grammar)  :: paratakse {m}, sideordning {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} (parent company) SEE: parent company  ::
parenthesise {v} (parenthesise) SEE: parenthesize  ::
parent-in-law {n} (mother-in-law or father-in-law)  :: svigerforeldre {p}
parents {n} (one's mother and father)  :: foreldre {p}
paresthesis {n} (paresthesia) SEE: paresthesia  ::
parietal lobe {n} (Division of cerebrum)  :: [Bokmål] isselapp {m}; [Nynorsk] isselapp {m}
Paris {prop} (capital of France)  :: Paris
parish {n} (part of a diocese)  :: [Bokmål] sogn {n}, sokn {n}; [Nynorsk] sokn {n}
park {n} (ground for recreation)  :: [Bokmål] park {m}; [Nynorsk] park {m}
parking lot {n} (open area, generally paved, where automobiles may be left when not in use)  :: parkeringsplass
parking space {n} (a space in which to park a car or other vehicle)  :: [Bokmål] parkeringsplass {m}; [Nynorsk] parkeringsplass {m}
Parkinson's disease {n} (Parkinson's disease)  :: Parkinsons sykdom
parkland {n} (land suitable for being a park)  :: parkområde, parkanlegg
parliament {n} (an elected political institution)  :: ting, parlament
parlor {n} (drawing room)  :: dagligstue {m} {f}, dagstue {m} {f}, stue {m} {f}
Parmesan {n} (parmesan) SEE: parmesan  ::
parody {n} (expression making fun of something else)  :: [Bokmål] parodi {m}; [Nynorsk] parodi {m}
paroemia {n} (proverb) SEE: proverb  ::
parole officer {n} (probation officer) SEE: probation officer  ::
parotid {n} (parotid gland) SEE: parotid gland  ::
parquet {n} (the part of a theatre between the orchestra and the parquet circle) SEE: stall  ::
parrot {n} (channel coal) SEE: channel coal  ::
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}
parsley {n} (herb)  :: [Bokmål] persille {m} {f}
parsnip {n} (the edible root of Pastinaca sativa)  :: pastinakk
parsnip {n} (the plant 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 become divided in two or separated)  :: dele
part {v} (to divide in two)  :: dele
part {v} (to leave)  :: forlate, dra
parthenogenesis {n} (asexual reproduction) SEE: agamogenesis  ::
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)  :: partisipp {n}
particle {n} (body with very small size)  :: partikkel {m}
particle {n} (elementary particle or subatomic particle)  :: partikkel {m}
particle {n} (word that does not belong to any particular part of speech)  :: 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; a part or portion of something)  :: bestemt
partitive case {n} (case used to indicate that an object is affected only partially by the verb) SEE: partitive  ::
partiture {n} (score (music)) SEE: score  ::
partner {n} (a member of a business or law partnership)  :: [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}
partner {n} (someone who is associated with another in a common activity or interest)  :: [Bokmål] partner {m}; [Nynorsk] partnar {m}
partner {n} (spouse or domestic partner)  :: [Bokmål] partner {m}; [Nynorsk] partnar {m}
partnership {n} (association of two or more people to conduct a business)  :: [Bokmål] partnerskap {n}; [Nynorsk] partnarskap {m} {n}
partnership {n} (state of being associated with a partner)  :: [Bokmål] partnerskap {n}; [Nynorsk] partnarskap {m} {n}
part of speech {n} (the function a word or phrase performs)  :: ordklasse
partridge {n} (any bird of the genera Perdix or Alectoris)  :: [Bokmål] rapphøne {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] rapphøne {f}
party {n} (political group)  :: parti {n}
party {n} (social gathering)  :: fest {m}
party animal {n} (person known for frequent, enthusiastic attendance at parties)  :: selskapsløve {m}
party pooper {n} (one who dampens the fun of a group activity) SEE: spoilsport  ::
par value {n} (face value) SEE: face value  ::
Pashtun {prop} (Pashto) SEE: Pashto  ::
paska {n} (paskha) SEE: paskha  ::
pass {n} (password) SEE: password  ::
passage {n} (section of text or music)  :: [Bokmål] passasje {m}, passus {m} (text); [Nynorsk] passasje {m}, passus {m} (text)
passageway {n} (any way for passing in, out or through something)  :: passasje {m}
passageway {n} (covered walkway)  :: passasje {m}
passenger {n} (one who rides or travels in a vehicle)  :: [Bokmål] passasjer {m}; [Nynorsk] passasjer {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)  :: forbipasserende {m}
pass gas {v} (break wind) SEE: break wind  ::
passing place {n} (place where vehicles can pass each other)  :: [Bokmål] møteplass {m}; [Nynorsk] møteplass {m}
passion {n} (any great emotion)  :: [Bokmål] lidenskap {m}; [Nynorsk] lidenskap {m}
passion fruit {n} (edible fruit)  :: pasjonsfrukt
passive {adj} (grammar: being in the passive voice)  :: passiv
passive {adj} (taking no action)  :: passiv
passive {n} (passive voice) SEE: passive voice  ::
passively {adv} (in a passive manner; without conscious or self-directed action)  :: passivt
passive voice {n} (grammatical term)  :: passiv
pass on {v} (To die) SEE: die  ::
passport {n} (official document)  :: [Bokmål] pass {n}
pass through {v} (to surreptitiously penetrate, enter or gain access) SEE: infiltrate  ::
password {n} (computing: string of characters known only to a user)  :: [Bokmål] passord {n}; [Nynorsk] passord {n}
password {n} (word used to gain admittance)  :: [Bokmål] passord {n}; [Nynorsk] passord {n}
past {adj} (ago) SEE: ago  ::
past {n} ((grammar) past tense)  :: preteritum
past {n} (period of time that has already happened)  :: fortid
past {prep} (beyond in place)  :: forbi, bortenfor
pasta {n} (pieces of dough made from wheat and water)  :: pasta
pasteurise {v} (pasteurize) SEE: pasteurize  ::
pastiche {n} (work that imitates the work of a previous artist)  :: pastisj {m}
pastime {n} (that which amuses)  :: tidsfordriv {n}
pastor {n} (shepherd) SEE: shepherd  ::
past perfect {n} (pluperfect)  :: pluskvamperfektum {m}
pastry {n} (food group)  :: [Bokmål] bakverk {n}
pastry {n} (type of dough)  :: [Bokmål] butterdeig {m}
pastry shop {n} (pastry shop) SEE: patisserie  ::
pasture {v} (graze) SEE: graze  ::
patch {n} (computing: patch file) SEE: patch file  ::
patch {n} (figuratively: fit) SEE: fit  ::
patch {n} (medicine: cover worn over a damaged eye) SEE: eyepatch  ::
patch {n} (paltry fellow) SEE: fool  ::
patch file {n} (patch) SEE: patch  ::
patella {n} (kneecap) SEE: kneecap  ::
patellar reflex {n} (a reflex extension of the lower leg)  :: knerefleks {m}, patellarefleks {m}
patent {n} (patent leather) SEE: patent leather  ::
patent log {n} (taffrail log) SEE: taffrail log  ::
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)  :: patetisk
pathetic {adj}  :: patetisk, ynkelig
patience {n} (game that can be played by one person)  :: kabal
patience {n} (quality of being patient)  :: [Bokmål] tålmodighet {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] tolmod {n}
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}
Patras {prop} (city of Greece)  :: Pátra
patriarch {n} (male leader)  :: patriark {m}
patriarchy {n} (office of the patriarch) SEE: patriarchate  ::
Patricia {prop} (female given name)  :: Patricia
Patrick {prop} (given name)  :: Patrik
patriot {n} (person who loves, supports and defends their country)  :: patriot {m}
patronizing {adj} (offensively condescending) SEE: condescending  ::
Paul {prop} (male given name)  :: Pål, Paul
Paul {prop} (the Apostle)  :: Paulus
Paula {prop} (female given name)  :: Paula
pavement {n} (footpath)  :: [Bokmål] fortau {n}; [Nynorsk] fortau {n}
pavilion {n} (detached / semi-detached building in a building complex)  :: [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} (ornate tent)  :: [Bokmål] paviljong {m}; [Nynorsk] paviljong {m}
pavilion {n} (structure erected to house exhibits at a fair, etc)  :: [Bokmål] paviljong {m}; [Nynorsk] paviljong {m}
pawn {n} (chess piece)  :: bonde {m}
pawn {n} (instance of pawning something)  :: pantsette
pawn {n} (item sold to a pawn shop)  :: pant {n}
pawn {n} ((rare) type of shop)  :: [Bokmål] pantelåner {m}
pawn {n} (someone who is being manipulated)  :: brikke {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}  :: betale
pay {v} (to be profitable)  :: [Bokmål] lønne seg ; [Nynorsk] løne seg , lønne seg
pay {v} (to give money in exchange for goods or services)  :: [Bokmål] 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}
payess {n} (sidelocks worn by Hasidic and Orthodox male Jews) SEE: sidelock  ::
payload {n} (That part of a cargo that produces revenue)  :: [Bokmål] nyttelast {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] nyttelast {m} {f}
payload {n} (That part of a rocket, missile or torpedo that is not concerned with propulsion or guidance)  :: nyttelast {m}
payload {n} (The actual data in a data stream)  :: datalast {m}
payload {n} (The functional part of a computer virus rather than the part that spreads it)  :: skadelast {m}
payload {n} (The total weight of passengers, crew, equipment and cargo carried by an aircraft or spacecraft)  :: nyttelast {m}
payot {n} (sidelocks worn by Hasidic and Orthodox male Jews) SEE: sidelock  ::
payraise {n} (pay raise) SEE: pay raise  ::
payrise {n} (pay rise) SEE: pay rise  ::
pea {n} (edible seed)  :: ert
pea {n} (plant)  :: ert
peace {n} (state of being free from war)  :: [Bokmål] fred {m}; [Nynorsk] fred {m}
peace {n} (tranquility, quiet, harmony; absence of violence)  :: [Bokmål] fred {m}, stillhet {m} {f}, ro {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] fred {m}
peaceable {adj} (characterized by peace)  :: fredsommelig
peaceable {adj} (in favour of peace)  :: fredsommelig, fredsæl
peace of mind {n} (absence of mental stress)  :: ro i sinnet {m}
peace pipe {n} (pipe)  :: fredspipe {f}
peacetime {n} (period containing peace)  :: [Bokmål] fredstid {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] fredstid {f}
peach {n} (colour)  :: fersken {m}
peach {n} (fruit)  :: fersken {m}
peacock {n} (bird)  :: påfugl {m}
peak hour {n} (rush hour) SEE: rush hour  ::
peanut {n} (a legume resembling a nut)  :: peanøtt {f}, jordnøtt {f}
pear {n} (fruit)  :: pære {c}
pear {n} (tree)  :: pæretre {n}
pearl {n} (brill) SEE: brill  ::
pearl {n} (fringe or border) SEE: fringe  ::
pearl {n} (light-colored tern) SEE: tern  ::
pearl {n} (mother-of-pearl) SEE: mother-of-pearl  ::
pearl {n} (one of the tubercles on a deer's antler) SEE: tubercle  ::
pearl {n} (rounded shelly concretion produced by certain mollusks)  :: perle {c}
pearl diver {n} (dishwasher) SEE: dishwasher  ::
pearl tapioca {n} (edible balls made from tapioca) SEE: tapioca pearl  ::
peat {n} (soil)  :: [Bokmål] torv {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] torv {f} {n}
pebble {n} (rock fragment between 4 and 64 millimetres in diameter)  :: grus {m}, pukk
pebble {n} (stone)  :: [Bokmål] småstein {m}, småsten {m}; [Nynorsk] småstein {m}
pebble {v} (To pave with pebbles)  :: gruslegge
pechka {n} (Russian oven) SEE: Russian oven  ::
pecker {n} (slang for courage) SEE: courage  ::
pecker {n} (slang for penis) SEE: dick  ::
pecker {n} (slang for woodpecker) SEE: woodpecker  ::
peckerwood {n} (peckerwood sawmill) SEE: peckerwood sawmill  ::
peckerwood {n} (white, especially ignorant or rustic) SEE: redneck  ::
peckerwood {n} (woodpecker) SEE: woodpecker  ::
peckish {adj}  :: fysen
pectin {n} (substance)  :: pektin
pedagogic {adj} (pedagogical) SEE: pedagogical  ::
pedagogical {adj} (of, or relating to pedagogy)  :: pedagogisk
pedal {n} (lever operated by one's foot)  :: [Bokmål] pedal {m}; [Nynorsk] pedal {m}
pedantical {adj} (pedantic) SEE: pedantic  ::
pederasty {n} (archaic: homosexual anal sex) SEE: sodomy  ::
pederasty {n} (pederasty)  :: [Bokmål] pederasti
pedestrian crossing {n} (place for pedestrians to cross a street)  :: fotgjengerfelt, fotgjengerovergang, sebrastripe
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
peel {n} (skin of a fruit)  :: skall {n}
peel {v} (to remove skin)  :: skrelle
peep {n} (sandpiper) SEE: sandpiper  ::
pee-pee {n} (childish: penis) SEE: wee-wee  ::
pee-pee {n} (childish: urine) SEE: wee-wee  ::
peer {n} (someone or something of equal level)  :: [Bokmål] jevnaldrende {m} [age-mate, mostly used as an adjective]
peer {v} (to look with difficulty or as if searching)  :: [Bokmål] kikke
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}
pekan {n} (fisher) SEE: fisher  ::
Peking {prop} (Beijing) SEE: Beijing  ::
pelican {n} (any of various seabirds of the family Pelecanidae)  :: pelikan {m}
pelvis {n} (bone)  :: bekken
pen {n} ((baseball) bullpen) SEE: bullpen  ::
pen {n} (enclosed area for animals)  :: innhegning {m} {f}, kve {n}
pen {n} (female swan)  :: [Bokmål] hunnsvane {f} {m}; [Nynorsk] hunnsvane {f}
pen {n} (light pen) SEE: light pen  ::
pen {n} (wing) SEE: wing  ::
pen {n} (writing tool)  :: [Bokmål] penn {m}; [Nynorsk] penn {m}
pen {v} (to enclose)  :: innhegne
pen {v} (to write)  :: skrive, føre i pennen
penal code {n} (criminal code) SEE: criminal code  ::
penalize {v} (to subject to a penalty)  :: straffe
penalty {n} (legal sentence)  :: straff {m} {f}
penalty {n} (penalty kick) SEE: penalty kick  ::
penalty {n} (punishment for violating rules of procedure)  :: straff {m} {f}
penalty box {n} (penalty area) SEE: penalty area  ::
penalty kick {n} ((soccer) a form of direct free kick)  :: straffe {m} {f}, straffespark {n}
penance {n} (voluntary self-imposed punishment)  :: bot
pencil {n} (graphite writing-instrument)  :: blyant
pencil box {n} (object purposed to contain stationery) SEE: pencil case  ::
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 {n}
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)  :: penicillin
penile duplication {n} (diphallia) SEE: diphallia  ::
peninsula {n} (a piece of land projecting into water)  :: [Bokmål] halvøy {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] halvøy {f}
penis {n} (male organ for copulation and urination)  :: penis, pikk
penitentiary {adj} (of or relating to prison)  :: fengsels- (affix construction)
penitentiary {n} (prison)  :: fengsel {n}, kasjott {m} [dated]
pennon {n} (a thin triangular flag or streamer)  :: vimpel {m}, banner {n}
Pennsylvania Dutch {prop} (language)  :: [Bokmål] pennsylvaniatysk {m}; [Nynorsk] pennsylvaniatysk {m}
Pennsylvania Dutch {prop} (People of Pennsylvania German origin)  :: [Bokmål] pennsylvaniatyskere; [Nynorsk] pennsylvaniatyskarar
Pennsylvania German {adj} (Pennsylvania Dutch) SEE: Pennsylvania Dutch  ::
Pennsylvania German {n} (Pennsylvania Dutch) SEE: Pennsylvania Dutch  ::
Pennsylvania German {prop} (Pennsylvania Dutch) SEE: Pennsylvania Dutch  ::
pen pal {n} (person with whom one communicates using letters)  :: brevvenn
Penrose staircase {n} (Penrose stairs) SEE: Penrose stairs  ::
Penrose steps {n} (Penrose stairs) SEE: Penrose stairs  ::
pension {n} (boarding house)  :: pensjonat {n}
pension {n} (regular payment due to a person in consideration of past services)  :: pensjon {m}
pension {v} (to force to retire)  :: [Bokmål] pensjonere; [Nynorsk] pensjonere
pension {v} (to grant a pension)  :: [Bokmål] pensjonere; [Nynorsk] pensjonere
pensioner {n} (someone who lives on a pension)  :: pensjonist {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}
pentanoic acid {n} (valeric acid) SEE: valeric acid  ::
Pentecost {prop} (Christian festival)  :: pinse {m} {f}
pentennial {adj} (quinquennial) SEE: quinquennial  ::
pentoic acid {n} (valeric acid) SEE: valeric acid  ::
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, lyd
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 become populous)  :: befolkes
people {v} (to fill with people)  :: befolke
people {v} (to inhabit, to occupy)  :: befolke
people smuggling {n} (smuggling of people) SEE: human smuggling  ::
People's Republic of China {prop} (official name of China)  :: Folkerepublikken Kina {m}
pepper {n} (spice)  :: pepper {n}
peppered {adj} (speckled) SEE: speckled  ::
peppermint {n} (herb)  :: peppermynte {n}
pepper spray {n} (non-lethal riot-control agent)  :: pepperspray
per {prep}  :: per (abbreviated pr.)
perambulator {n} (pram) SEE: pram  ::
P-E ratio {n} (price-earnings ratio) SEE: price-earnings ratio  ::
PE ratio {n} (price-earnings ratio) SEE: price-earnings ratio  ::
percentage point {n} (unit of the difference of two percentages)  :: prosentpoeng {n}
perch {n} (fish of the genus Perca)  :: [Bokmål] abbor; [Nynorsk] åbor
percussion {n} (music: section of percussion instruments)  :: [Bokmål] slagverk {n}; [Nynorsk] slagverk {n}
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
perestroika {n} (reform in the Soviet Union in 1980s)  :: perestrojka
perfect {adj} (fitting its definition precisely)  :: perfekt
perfectionist {n} (person)  :: [Bokmål] perfeksjonist {m}; [Nynorsk] perfeksjonist {m}
perfectitude {n} (perfection) SEE: perfection  ::
perfect number {n} (a number that is the sum of all of its divisors except itself)  :: perfekt tall
perfect pitch {n} (exact pitch) SEE: absolute pitch  ::
perfect tense {n} (verb form indicating that an action has been completed)  :: perfektum {m}, andre futurum
perforate {adj} (perforated) SEE: perforated  ::
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}
perhaps {adv} (indicating a lack of certainty)  :: kanskje, muligens
periapse {n} (periapsis) SEE: periapsis  ::
Pericles {prop} (Greek politician)  :: Perikles {m}
perigone {n} (perianth) SEE: perianth  ::
perineum {n} (anatomical term)  :: mellomkjøtt {n}, perineum
period {n} (history: period of time seen as coherent entity)  :: periode, æra
period {n} (length of time during which something repeats)  :: periode {m}
period {n} (menstruation) SEE: menstruation  ::
period {n} (punctation mark “.”)  :: punktum {n}
periodically {adv} (intermittently) SEE: intermittently  ::
periodic table {n} (chart)  :: [Bokmål] periodesystem {n}; [Nynorsk] periodesystem {n}
peripheral {adj} (auxiliary)  :: perifer
peripheral {adj} (beside the point)  :: perifer
peripheral {adj} (on the periphery or boundary)  :: perifer
peripheral {adj} (unimportant)  :: perifer
peripheral {n} (computing device) SEE: peripheral device  ::
peripheral device {n} (device that is outside the computer's system unit)  :: [Bokmål] periferenhet {m}
periphrase {n} (use of more words than necessary) SEE: periphrasis  ::
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}
permanent {adj} (lasting for an indefinitely long time)  :: [Bokmål] permanent; [Nynorsk] permanent
permanently {adv} (in a permanent manner)  :: permanent, for alltid
permanent wave {n} (series of waves in the hair) SEE: permanent  ::
per mille {n} (permille) SEE: permille  ::
permission {n} (authorisation)  :: tillatelse {m}
permissive {adj} (lenient)  :: tolerant
permutation {n} (ordering of a set of distinct elements)  :: [Bokmål] permutasjon
pern {n} (honey buzzard) SEE: honey buzzard  ::
peroxide {n} (hydrogen peroxide) SEE: hydrogen peroxide  ::
perpendicular {adj} (at or forming a right angle to)  :: loddrett
perpetrator {n} (one who perpetrates)  :: gjerningsmann {m}
persecute {v} (to pursue in a manner to injure, grieve, or afflict)  :: [Bokmål] forfølge
Persephone {prop} (Greek goddess)  :: Persephone
Persia {prop} (Iran) SEE: Iran  ::
Persian {adj} (from or pertaining to Persia)  :: persisk
Persian {adj}  :: persisk
Persian {n} (member of ethnic group)  :: [Bokmål] perser {m}; [Nynorsk] persar
Persian {prop} (Persian language)  :: [Bokmål] persisk {m}, farsi {m}; [Nynorsk] persisk {m}, farsi {m}
Persian Gulf {prop} (gulf between Iran and Arabian peninsula)  :: Persiabukten; [Nynorsk] Persiabukta
persimmon {n} (fruit)  :: kaki, kakiplomme, kakifrukt, persimon
person {n} (any individual or formal organization with standing before the courts)  :: person
person {n} (individual)  :: person {m}, menneske {n}
person {n} (linguistic category)  :: person
person {n} (specifically a human being)  :: person
person {n} (the physical body seen as distinct from the mind)  :: person
personage {n} (a famous or important person)  :: personasje {m}
personal injury {n} (injury to the body)  :: [Bokmål] personskade {m}; [Nynorsk] personskade {m}
personality {n} (celebrity)  :: [Bokmål] personlighet {m} {f}
personality {n} (set of qualities that make a person distinct from other people)  :: [Bokmål] personlighet {m} {f}
personally {adv} (concerning oneself)  :: [Bokmål] personlig; [Nynorsk] personleg
persona non grata {n} (a person who is not welcome)  :: [Bokmål] persona non grata
personnel {n} (employees, office staff)  :: personell
perspicacious {adj} (Able to physically see clearly)  :: klarsynt; [Nynorsk] klarsynt, klårsynt
perspicacious {adj} (showing keen insight)  :: skarpsindig; [Nynorsk] skarpsindig
perspiration {n} (sweat) SEE: sweat  ::
perspire {v} (to sweat)  :: svette
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  ::
Peru {prop} (country in South America)  :: Peru
Peruvian {adj} (pertaining to Peru)  :: [Bokmål] peruansk; [Nynorsk] peruansk
Peruvian {n} (person from Peru)  :: [Bokmål] peruaner {m}; [Nynorsk] peruan {m}, peruanar {m}
pervasive {adj} (manifested throughout)  :: gjennomtrengende
Pesach {prop} (Passover) SEE: Passover  ::
pesky {adj} (annoying, troublesome, irritating)  :: plagsom
pessimist {n} (someone who habitually expects the worst outcome)  :: [Bokmål] pessimist {m}; [Nynorsk] pessimist {m}
pessimistic {adj} (always expecting the worst)  :: pessimistisk
pessimistic {adj} (marked by pessimism and little hopefulness)  :: pessimistisk
pet {n} (an animal kept as a companion)  :: kjæledyr {n}
pet {n}  :: kjæledyr {n}
pet {v} (fondle (an animal))  :: kjæle
pet {v} (fondle (another person) amorously)  :: kjæle, kose med, kjærtegne
PET {acronym} (polyethylene terephthalate) SEE: polyethylene terephthalate  ::
PET {acronym} (positron emission tomography) SEE: positron emission tomography  ::
petaliter {n} (petalitre) SEE: petalitre  ::
petasus {n} (low-crowned hat worn by the Ancient Greeks and Romans)  :: petasos
pet cone {n} (Elizabethan collar) SEE: Elizabethan collar  ::
Peter {prop} (male given name)  :: Peder, Peter, Petter
Peter {prop} (one of the epistles of Peter)  :: Peter, Peters, Pet
Peter {prop} (the Apostle)  :: Peter
Peterson {prop} (surname meaning "son of Peter")  :: Pedersen, Petersen
pet hate {n} (personal dislike) SEE: pet peeve  ::
pet lamp-shade {n} (Elizabethan collar) SEE: Elizabethan collar  ::
pet name {n} (name of endearment)  :: kallenavn
Petri dish {n} (dish used to culture bacteria)  :: [Bokmål] petriskål {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] petriskål {f}
petrol {n} (gasoline) SEE: gasoline  ::
petrolatum {n} (petroleum jelly) SEE: petroleum jelly  ::
petroleum {n} (oil) SEE: oil  ::
petrol station {n} (gas station) SEE: gas station  ::
petrol tank {n} (gas tank) SEE: gas tank  ::
petty officer {n} (non-commissioned officer)  :: [Bokmål] underoffiser {m}; [Nynorsk] underoffiser {m}
petulant {adj} (easily irritated or annoyed)  :: amper, hårsår, lunefull, pirrelig
phagocytise {v} (phagocytize) SEE: phagocytize  ::
phalange {n} (phalanx) SEE: phalanx  ::
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
Phantom {prop} (comic and its main character)  :: Fantomet
pharaoh {n} (supreme ruler of ancient Egypt)  :: farao {m}
pharisaical {adj} (both senses) SEE: pharisaic  ::
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}
phase {n} (haplotype) SEE: haplotype  ::
pheasant {n} (bird of family Phasianidae, often hunted for food)  :: fasan {m}
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}
phial {n} (glass vessel) SEE: vial  ::
philander {n} (lover) SEE: lover  ::
philanthropy {n} (charity) SEE: charity  ::
philia {n} (friendship) SEE: friendship  ::
philia {n} (liking) SEE: liking  ::
Philip {prop} (biblical persons)  :: Filip
Philip {prop} (male given name)  :: Filip
Philippine {adj} (Filipino) SEE: Filipino  ::
Philippine eagle {n} (species of eagle endemic to the Philippines)  :: filippinsk apeørn
Philippines {prop} (Republic of the Philippines)  :: Filippinene
philistine {adj} (lacking in appreciation for art or culture)  :: filistrøs
philistine {n} (Philistine) SEE: Philistine  ::
Philistine {adj} (philistine) SEE: philistine  ::
Philistine {n} (person from Philistia)  :: [Bokmål] filister {m}
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}
Phineas {prop} (biblical character) SEE: Phinehas  ::
Phinehas {prop} (biblical character)  :: Pinhas
phlogiston {n} (hypothetical fiery principle)  :: [Bokmål] flogiston; [Nynorsk] flogiston
phobia {n} (irrational or obsessive fear or anxiety)  :: fobi {m}
-phobia {suffix}  :: -fobi
Phoenician {adj} (of, from, or related to the country or civilisation of Phoenicia)  :: [Nynorsk] fønikisk
Phoenician {n} (inhabitant of Phoenicia)  :: [Nynorsk] fønikar {m}
phoenix {n} (anything reborn after apparently being destroyed)  :: føniks {m}
phoenix {n} (mythological bird)  :: føniks {m}, ildfugl {m}
Phoenix {prop} (capital city of Arizona, United States)  :: Phoenix
Phoenix {prop} (mythical firebird)  :: føniks {m}
phone book {n} (telephone directory) SEE: telephone directory  ::
phonebook {n} (telephone directory) SEE: telephone directory  ::
phone booth {n} (telephone booth) SEE: telephone booth  ::
phone call {n} (telephone call) SEE: telephone call  ::
phone number {n} (telephone number) SEE: telephone number  ::
phonetics {n} (study of speech sounds and their representation by written symbols)  :: [Bokmål] fonetikk {m}
phonology {n} (subfield of linguistics concerned with the way sounds function in languages)  :: [Bokmål] fonologi {m}
phosphorus {n} (element)  :: [Bokmål] fosfor {m} {n}; [Nynorsk] fosfor {m} {n}
photograph {n} (picture)  :: [Bokmål] fotografi {m}
photographer {n} (one who takes photographs)  :: [Bokmål] fotograf {m}; [Nynorsk] fotograf {m}
photography {n} (art and technology of producing images on photosensitive surfaces)  :: fotografi
photon {n} (quantum of light)  :: foton {n}, lyskvant; [Bokmål] lyskvant; [Nynorsk] lyskvant
photophobia {n} (excessive sensitivity to light)  :: lysømfintlighet
photoshoot {n} (photo shoot) SEE: photo shoot  ::
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}
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 {n} (short written or spoken expression)  :: [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}  :: fraseologi {m}
phraseology {n} (phrasebook) SEE: phrase book  ::
phthiriasis {n} (pediculosis) SEE: pediculosis  ::
phycology {n} (study of algae)  :: fykologi
physical {adj} (having to do with physics)  :: fysisk
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 culture {n} (bodybuilding) SEE: bodybuilding  ::
physical map {n} (topographical map) SEE: topographical map  ::
physical therapy {n} (therapy of exercises and activities to treat injury or dysfunction) SEE: physiotherapy  ::
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  ::
physique {n} (physical structure of a person)  :: [Bokmål] fysikk {m}; [Nynorsk] fysikk {m}
phytogeography {n} (geobotany) SEE: geobotany  ::
pianist {n} (piano player)  :: [Bokmål] pianist {m}; [Nynorsk] pianist {m}
piano {n} (a keyboard musical instrument)  :: piano {n}
pianola {n} (music) SEE: player piano  ::
pick {n} (choice)  :: valg {n}
pick {n} (music: plectrum)  :: plekter {n}
pick {n} (pickaxe)  :: hakke
pick {n} (tool to open a lock)  :: dirk {m}
pick {v} (to decide between options)  :: velge
pick {v} (to grasp and pull with fingers)  :: pilke
pick {v} (to remove a fruit or plant for consumption)  :: plukke
picket {n} (a 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}
pick one's nose {v} (to engage in nose-picking)  :: plukke nesen
pickpocket {n} (one who steals from the pocket of a passerby)  :: [Bokmål] lommetyv {m}, lommetjuv {m}; [Nynorsk] lommetjuv {m}
pick up {n} (pickup) SEE: pickup  ::
pick up {v} (to collect a passenger)  :: hente (noen)
pickup {n} (pickup truck) SEE: pickup truck  ::
picky {adj} (fussy, particular)  :: pirkete
picnic {n} (a meal eaten outdoors)  :: piknik {m}; [Nynorsk] piknik {m}
picoliter {n} (picolitre) SEE: picolitre  ::
pictogram {n} (picture that represents a word or an idea)  :: [Bokmål] piktogram {n}; [Nynorsk] piktogram {n}
picture {n} (informal: cinema)  :: kino {m}
picture {n} (painting) SEE: painting  ::
picture {n} (representation of visible reality produced by drawing, etc)  :: bilde {n}; [Nynorsk] bilete
picture {v} (to imagine or envision)  :: forestille seg
picture {v} (to make a picture of)  :: fotografere
picture book {n} (a book for young children with illustrations)  :: billedbok {c}
picture card {n} (trade card) SEE: trade card  ::
picture dictionary {n} (dictionary with pictures)  :: bildeordbok, biletordbok
pie {n} (pizza) SEE: pizza  ::
pie {n} (type of pastry)  :: [Bokmål] pai {m}; [Nynorsk] pai {m}
piece {n} (hairpiece) SEE: hairpiece  ::
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}
pier {n} (structure supporting the junction between two spans of a bridge)  :: brupilar
pierce {v} (create a hole for jewelry)  :: ta hull
pierce {v} (puncture)  :: punktere, trenge gjennom, perforere
Pieria {prop} (Greek prefecture)  :: [Bokmål] Pieria; [Nynorsk] Piería
pig {n} (derogatory slang for police officer)  :: purk {m}, snut {m}
pig {n} (mammal of genus Sus)  :: svin {n}, gris {m}
pig {n} (piglet) SEE: piglet  ::
pig {n} (pork) SEE: pork  ::
pig {n} (someone who overeats or eats rapidly)  :: storeter {m}
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} (a small container to store small saved coins in)  :: [Bokmål] sparegris {m}; [Nynorsk] sparegris {m}
pig in a poke {n} (something whose true value is concealed or unknown)  :: katten i sekken
piglet {n} (young pig)  :: grisunge {m}, pattegris {m}
pigling {n} (piglet) SEE: piglet  ::
pigment {n}  :: pigment
pigpen {n} (pigsty) SEE: pigsty  ::
pigskin {n} (leather made from the skin of a pig)  :: [Bokmål] svinelær {n}
pike {n} (any fish of the genus Esox)  :: gjedde {f}
pike {n} (turnpike) SEE: turnpike  ::
pike {n} (weapon)  :: pik {m}
pike-perch {n} (zander) SEE: zander  ::
pile {n} (funeral pile) SEE: pyre  ::
pile {n} (galvanic pile)  :: batteri {n}
pile {n} (heap)  :: haug {m}, stabel {m}
pile {n} (hemorrhoid) SEE: hemorrhoid  ::
pile {n} (nap of a cloth) SEE: nap  ::
pile {n} (obsolete: reverse of a coin) SEE: tails  ::
pile {n} (stake of pointed timber, steel etc., driven into the earth)  :: [Bokmål] påle {m}; [Nynorsk] påle {m}
pile {n} (wrought iron to be worked over into bars or other shapes) SEE: fagot  ::
pile {v} (to lay or throw into a pile)  :: [Bokmål] stable, samle; [Nynorsk] stable, samle
piles {n} (haemorrhoids) SEE: haemorrhoids  ::
piles {n} (informal: a large amount)  :: [Bokmål] haugevis; [Nynorsk] haugevis
piles {n} (plural of pile) SEE: pile  ::
pilgarlic {n} (bald-headed person) SEE: egghead  ::
pilgrim {n} (traveler, especially to religious sites)  :: pilegrim {m}
pilgrimage {n} (religious journey, or one to a sacred place)  :: pilgrimsferd {m}, valfart {m}
pillory {n} (a framework on a post used as a means of punishment and humiliation)  :: gapestokk {m}
pillory {v} (criticize harshly)  :: hudflette
pillory {v} (put someone in a pillory)  :: sette i gapestokken
pillory {v} (subject someone to humiliation, scorn, ridicule or abuse)  :: sette i gapestokken
pillow {n} (soft cushion used to support the head in bed)  :: pute {c}
pillow case {n} (sheet for covering a pillow)  :: putetrekk {n}, putevar {n}
pillowcase {n} (cover for pillows) SEE: pillow case  ::
pillow fight {n} (a play fight that involves hitting others with pillows)  :: putekrig
pillowslip {n} (pillow case) SEE: pillow case  ::
pillow talk {n} (conversation shared by bedmates)  :: [Bokmål] intim betroelse {m} {f}
pilot {n} (controller of aircraft)  :: pilot {m}
pilot {n} (person who helps navigate the harbor or coast)  :: los {m}
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} (jewellery attached with a pin) SEE: brooch  ::
pin {n} (small device; small needle with no eye)  :: knappenål
pincers {n} (front claws)  :: [Bokmål] klo {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] klo {f}
pincers {n} (gripping tool)  :: [Bokmål] tang {m} {f}, knipetang {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] tong {m}
pine {n} (tree of the genus Pinus)  :: [Bokmål] furu {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] furu {f}
pineal gland {n} (a small endocrine gland)  :: epifyse {m}, konglekjertel {m}
pineapple {n} (fruit)  :: ananas {m}
pineapple {n} (plant)  :: ananas {m}
pineapple {n} (slang: hairstyle)  :: [Bokmål] grorudpalme {m}
pineapple guava {n} (feijoa) SEE: feijoa  ::
pinecone {n} (pine cone) SEE: pine cone  ::
pinery {n} (pinewood) SEE: pinewood  ::
pine tree {n} (pine) SEE: pine  ::
ping pong {n} (table tennis) SEE: table tennis  ::
pinion {n} (gear in a gear drive train)  :: [Bokmål] tanndrev {n}, tannhjulsdrev {n}, spisshjul {n}
pink {adj} (colored/coloured between red and white)  :: [Bokmål] rosa; [Nynorsk] rosa
pink {n} (flower)  :: nelikk {c}
pink {n} (pale red colour)  :: [Bokmål] rosa; [Nynorsk] rosa
pink dollar {n} (business generated by homosexuals) SEE: pink pound  ::
pinkie {n} (little finger) SEE: little finger  ::
pinky {n} (little finger) SEE: little finger  ::
pinna {n} (outer ear)  :: ytterør {n}, pinna
PIN number {n} (PIN) SEE: PIN  ::
pinstripe {n} (thin stripe on fabric)  :: [Nynorsk] nålestripe {f}
pinta {n} (pint) SEE: pint  ::
pintail {n} (Anas acuta) SEE: northern pintail  ::
pintail {n} (Gallinago stenura) SEE: pin-tailed snipe  ::
pintail {n} (group of dabbling ducks) SEE: pintail duck  ::
pinto {adj} (pied, mottled)  :: [Bokmål] flekket; [Nynorsk] flekka
piñon {n} (pine nut) SEE: pine nut  ::
piñon {n} (piñon pine) SEE: piñon pine  ::
pioneering {adj} (involving new ideas or methods)  :: Bokmal: banebrytende
pipe {n} (smoking tool) SEE: tobacco pipe  ::
pipe dream {n} (near impossibility)  :: luftslott {n}, ønskedrøm {m}
piper {n} (baby pigeon) SEE: squab  ::
piper {n} (bagpiper) SEE: bagpiper  ::
pipes of Pan {n} (panpipes) SEE: panpipes  ::
pipe wrench {n} (adjustable wrench)  :: [Bokmål] rørtang {m} {f}
piracy {n} (hijacking)  :: kapring
piranha {n} (South American fish)  :: piraya, piraja
pirate {adj} (illegal imitated or reproduced)  :: piratkopiert
pirate {n} (one who downloads copyrighted works)  :: pirat {m}
pirate {n} (one who plunders at sea)  :: pirat {m}; [Bokmål] sjørøver {m}; [Nynorsk] sjørøvar {m}
pirate {n} (one who reproduces copyrighted works for distribution)  :: pirat {m}
pirate {v} (make and/or sell an illegal copy)  :: piratkopiere
pirouette {n} (the whirling about of a horse)  :: [Bokmål] piruett {m}; [Nynorsk] piruett {m}
pirouette {n} (whirling or turning on the toes)  :: [Bokmål] piruett {m}; [Nynorsk] piruett {m}
pirozhok {n} (pirozhki) SEE: pirozhki  ::
Pisces {n} (Someone with a Pisces star sign)  :: fisk {m}
Pisces {prop} (astrological sign)  :: [Bokmål] Fiskene {m-p}; [Nynorsk] Fiskane {m-p}
Pisces {prop} (constellation)  :: [Bokmål] Fiskene {m-p}; [Nynorsk] Fiskane {m-p}
Piscis Austrinus {prop} (constellation)  :: [Bokmål] Den sørlige fisken ; [Nynorsk] Den sørlege fisken
pismire {n} (ant) SEE: ant  ::
pisser {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet  ::
pisser {n} (toilet (vulgar)) SEE: shitter  ::
pistol {n} (jokester) SEE: jokester  ::
pit {n} (mine) SEE: mine  ::
pit {n} (trading pit) SEE: trading pit  ::
Pitcairn Islands {prop} (British territory)  :: [Bokmål] Pitcairnøyene; [Nynorsk] Pitcairnøyane, Pitcairnøyene
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}
Pite Sami {prop} (language)  :: pitesamisk {c}
pitfall {n} (potential problem, hazard, or danger)  :: [Bokmål] fallgruve {c}; [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}
pity {interj} (what a pity) SEE: what a pity  ::
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}
pixellated {adj} (pixelated) SEE: pixelated  ::
pizza {n} (baked Italian dish)  :: pizza
pizza pie {n} (a pizza)  :: pizzapai {m}
placard {n} (a sheet of paper or cardboard)  :: plakat {m}
placard {v} (to affix a placard to)  :: plakatklistring (noun/present participle)
place {n} (a role or purpose, a station)  :: rolle {m}
place {n} (frame of mind)  :: ståsted {n}
place {n} (group of houses)  :: sted {n}
place {n} (informal: house or home)  :: sted {n}
place {n} (location, position)  :: sted {n}
place {n} (numeric: the column counting a certain quantity)  :: posisjon {m}
place {n} (open space, courtyard, market square)  :: plass {m}
place {n} (region of a land)  :: sted {n}
place {n} (somewhere to sit)  :: plass {m}
place {n} (the position as a member of a team)  :: plass {m}, posisjon {m}
place {n} (the position of a contestant in a competition)  :: plass {m}
place {v} (passive: to achieve (a certain position))  :: plassere seg
place {v} (to arrange for, make (a bet))  :: sette
place {v} (to earn a given spot in a competition)  :: plassere seg
place {v} (to put in a specific location)  :: plassere
place {v} (to remember where and when something or someone was previously encountered)  :: plassere
place {v} (to sing (a note) with the correct pitch)  :: treffe
placeholder {n} (that which holds, denotes or reserves a place for something to come later)  :: plassholder {m}
place of decimals {n} (position of digit to the right of the decimal point) SEE: decimal place  ::
place of worship {n} (place where people can practise their faith)  :: [Bokmål] gudshus {n}; [Nynorsk] gudshus {n}
plagiarism {n} (act of plagiarizing or something plagiarized)  :: plagiat {n}
plagiarism {n} (copying of someone's ideas)  :: plagiat {n}
plague {n}  :: pest
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}
plain text {n} (unencrypted text) SEE: cleartext  ::
plait {v} (to double in narrow folds) SEE: pleat  ::
Planck's constant {n} (constant)  :: Plancks konstant
plane {adj} (of a surface: flat or level.)  :: plan
plane {n} (airplane)  :: fly {n}
plane {n} (a tool)  :: høvel {m}
plane {n} (deciduous tree)  :: platan {m}
plane {n} (level of existence)  :: plan {n}
plane {n} (math: flat surface extending infinitely in all directions)  :: plan {n}
plane {v} (to move in a way that lifts the bow of a boat out of the water)  :: plane
plane {v} (to smooth with a plane)  :: høvle
planet {n} (each of the seven major bodies which move relative to the fixed stars in the night sky)  :: planet {m}
planet {n}  :: planet
planet {n} (rocky or gaseous spherical bodies orbiting the Sun)  :: planet {m}
planet {n} (similar body in orbit around a star)  :: planet {m}
planetary nebula {n} (nebulosity)  :: [Bokmål] planetarisk tåke; [Nynorsk] planetarisk tåke
planetree {n} (plane) SEE: id=deciduous tree  ::
planetree {n} (sycamore) SEE: sycamore  ::
plankton {n} (generic term for all the organisms that float in the sea)  :: plankton {n}
plant {n} (factory) SEE: factory  ::
plant {n} (organism capable of photosynthesis)  :: [Bokmål] plante {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] plante {m} {f}
plaque {n} (accumulation of bacteria on teeth)  :: [Bokmål] plakk {n}; [Nynorsk] plakk {n}
plasma {n} (component of blood)  :: plasma {n}
plasma {n} (high energy state of matter)  :: plasma {n}
plasma membrane {n} (cell membrane) SEE: cell membrane  ::
plaster {n} (adhesive bandage) SEE: band-aid and sticking plaster  ::
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}
plate {n} (a course at a meal)  :: rett {m}
plate {n} (a flat metallic object)  :: plate {m} {f}
plate {n} ((baseball) home plate) SEE: home plate  ::
plate {n} ((dated) decorative or food service item coated with silver)  :: brett {n}
plate {n} (dish from which food is served or eaten)  :: [Bokmål] tallerken {m}, asjett {m}
plate {n} ((geology) tectonic plate) SEE: tectonic plate  ::
plate {n} ((printing) engraved surface used to transfer an image to paper)  :: trykkplate {m} {f}
plate {v} (put meal on a plate)  :: legge opp
plate {v} (to cover the surface material of an object with a thin coat of another material)  :: plettere
platform {n} ((travel) a 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)  :: platthet {m}
platometer {n} (planimeter) SEE: planimeter  ::
platypus {n} (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)  :: nebbdyr
platypussary {n} (platypusary) SEE: platypusary  ::
play {n} (literary composition)  :: [Bokmål] skuespill {n}
play {n} (playful activity)  :: [Bokmål] spill {n}; [Nynorsk] spel {n}
play {n} (theatrical performance)  :: [Bokmål] skuespill {n}; [Nynorsk] skodespel {n}
play {v} (act in a manner such that one has fun)  :: leke
playboy {n} (unemployed man who devotes himself to pleasure)  :: levemann {m}
player {n} (dramatic actor)  :: skuespiller {m}
player {n} (electronic device)  :: spiller {m}
player {n} (who plays any game)  :: spiller {m}
player {n} (who plays on a musical instrument)  :: spiller {m}, musiker {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}
play hooky {v} (to stay away from school, work, etc. without suitable permission or excuse)  :: skulke
play house {n} (toy house for children to play in) SEE: Wendy house  ::
play house {n} (toy house for dolls) SEE: doll's house  ::
playhouse {n} (toy house for children to play in) SEE: Wendy house  ::
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
play second fiddle {v} (idiomatic)  :: [Bokmål] spille annenfiolin
plaything {n} (something intended for playing with)  :: [Bokmål] leketøy {n}, leiketøy {n}; [Nynorsk] leiketøy {n}
play with fire {v} (put oneself in a precarious situation)  :: leke med ild
playwriter {n} (playwright) SEE: playwright  ::
plaza {n} (a towns' public square)  :: [Bokmål] torg {n}, plass {m}; [Nynorsk] torg {n}, plass {m}
please {adv} (expression of annoyance or impatience)  :: vær så snill
please {adv} (interjection to make a polite request)  :: vær så snill; [Bokmål] vennligst
please {v} (to make happy or satisfy)  :: behage, være til lags, tiltale (?)
pleased to meet you {phrase} (polite formula used when the speaker is introduced to somebody)  :: [Bokmål] hyggelig å møte deg
pleasure {n} (a state of being pleased)  :: fornøyelse {m}
pleat {n} (fold in a fabric of a garment)  :: [Bokmål] fold {m}, legg {n}, plissé {m}
pleat {n} (plait) SEE: plait  ::
plebvision {n} (television (pejorative)) SEE: idiot box  ::
plectrum {n} ((music) small piece of plastic, metal, ivory, etc for plucking the strings)  :: plekter {m}
Pleiades {prop} (astronomy)  :: Pleiadene
Pleiades {prop} (Greek mythology)  :: Pleiadene
plenipotentiary {n}  :: fullmektig
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
Pliny {prop} (Roman praenomen)  :: Plinius
plough {n} (device pulled through the ground in order to break it upon into furrows for planting)  :: plog {m}
plough {v} (to use a plough on to prepare for planting)  :: pløye
plough {v} (to use a plough)  :: pløye
Plough {prop} (Big Dipper) SEE: Big Dipper  ::
plow {n} (plough) SEE: plough  ::
plow {v} (plough) SEE: plough  ::
plowshare {n} (The cutting edge of a plow, typically a metal blade.)  :: [Bokmål] plogskjær {n}; [Nynorsk] plogskjer {n}
pluck {v} (music: to gently play a single string)  :: plukke
pluck {v} (to pull something sharply; to pull something out)  :: plukke, røske
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)  :: plugg {m}
plum {n}  :: plomme
plum {n} (raisin) SEE: raisin  ::
plum {n} (the fruit)  :: [Bokmål] plomme {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] plomme {f}
plumber {n} (one who fits, etc, pipes for water, gas or drainage)  :: rørlegger {m}
plumber {n} (one who works in lead)  :: rørlegger {m}
plumber's helper {n} (plunger) SEE: plunger  ::
plumber's snake {n} (flexible rotating tool used to unclog a pipe)  :: stakefjær
plumbery {n} (business of a plumber) SEE: plumbing  ::
plumb line {n} (cord with a weight attached)  :: lodd
plumed thistle {n} (spear thistle) SEE: spear thistle  ::
plum tree {n} (tree that bears plums) SEE: plum  ::
plunder {n} (instance of plundering)  :: [Bokmål] plyndring {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] plyndring {f}
plunder {n} (loot attained by plundering)  :: [Bokmål] bytte {n}; [Nynorsk] bytte {n}
plunder {v} (to commit robbery or looting (intransitive))  :: [Bokmål] plyndre; [Nynorsk] plyndre
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
pluperfect {n} (tense)  :: pluskvamperfektum
pluperfect tense {n} (tense)  :: pluskvamperfektum
plural {n} (word in plural form)  :: [Bokmål] flertall {n}
plus {conj} (arithmetic: sum)  :: og, pluss
plus {n} (plus sign) SEE: plus sign  ::
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}
poacher {n} (a person who trespasses in order to take game illegally)  :: [Bokmål] krypskytter {m}; [Nynorsk] krypskyttar {m}
PO box {n} (box hired as a collection point for mail) SEE: post-office box  ::
pocket {n} (bag stitched to an item of clothing)  :: [Bokmål] lomme {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] lomme {f}
pocketbook {n} (small book)  :: pocketbok
pocket flask {n} (pocket-size container for alcoholic beverages) SEE: hip flask  ::
pocket money {n} (money given to a child)  :: [Bokmål] lommepenger {p}
pod {n} (seed case)  :: belg {m}
pod {n} (small vehicle)  :: kapsel {m}
podcast {n} (podcast)  :: podcast {m}, podkast {m}
Podgorica {prop} (capital city of Montenegro)  :: Podgorica
poem {n} (literary piece written in verse)  :: dikt, episk dikt
poem {n} (piece of poetic writing)  :: dikt
poem {n} (piece of writing in the tradition of poetry)  :: dikt
poet {n} (person who writes poems)  :: [Bokmål] poet, dikter
poetry {n} (class of literature)  :: [Bokmål] dikt, poesi, lyrikk; [Nynorsk] poesi
point {n} (location or place)  :: punkt {n}
point {n} (sharp tip)  :: [Bokmål] spiss {m}
pointer {n} (advice) SEE: advice  ::
pointer {n} (computing: icon indicating mouse position) SEE: mouse pointer  ::
point of inflection {n} ((mathematics))  :: vendepunkt {n}
poised {adj} (Ready, prepared)  :: tilbøyelig
poison {n} (something that harms)  :: gift
poison {n} (substance harmful to a living organism)  :: gift {m} {f}
poison hemlock {n} (poisonous plant) SEE: hemlock  ::
poisonous {adj} (containing sufficient poison to be dangerous)  :: giftig, skadelig
POJ {n} (a Latin alphabet-based orthography for Min Nan) SEE: Pe̍h-ōe-jī  ::
poke {n} (ice cream cone) SEE: ice cream cone  ::
poke {n} (pokeweed) SEE: pokeweed  ::
poke {v} (rummage) SEE: rummage  ::
poke {v} (to jab with a pointed object such as a finger or a stick)  :: pirke, stikke
poke {v} (to poke a fire to remove ash or promote burning)  :: nøre
Poland {prop} (European country)  :: Polen
polar bear {n} (Ursus maritimus)  :: isbjørn {m}
polar fox {n} (arctic fox) SEE: arctic fox  ::
polarisability {n} (polarizability) SEE: polarizability  ::
polar night {n} (period of darkness)  :: mørketid, polarnatt
pole {n} (extreme of an axis)  :: pol
pole {n} (long and slender object)  :: stav {m}, stokk {m}
pole {n} (magnetic point)  :: pol
pole {n} (type of fishing rod)  :: trøe {f}
Pole {n} (person from Poland)  :: [Bokmål] polakk {m}; [Nynorsk] polakk {m}
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 dog {n} (trained dog for police work)  :: politihund
policeman {n} (a member of a police force)  :: [Bokmål] politimann {m}; [Nynorsk] politimann {m}
police officer {n} (an officer in a law enforcement agency)  :: 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}; [Nynorsk] politikammer {n}
policewoman {n} (a female police officer)  :: [Bokmål] politikvinne {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] politikvinne {f}
policy {n} (contract of insurance)  :: [Bokmål] polise {m}; [Nynorsk] polise {m}
policy {n} (number pool) SEE: number pool  ::
policy {n} (principle of conduct)  :: [Bokmål] politikk {m}; [Nynorsk] politikk {m}
Polish {adj} (of Poland or its language)  :: [Bokmål] polsk; [Nynorsk] polsk
Polish {prop} (the language of Poland)  :: [Bokmål] polsk; [Nynorsk] polsk
polite {adj} (well-mannered)  :: høflig
political {adj} (concerning or relating to politics)  :: [Bokmål] politisk; [Nynorsk] politisk
politically correct {adj} (avoiding offense, selectively)  :: politisk korrekt, or abbr. 'P.K.'
political prisoner {n} (person)  :: politisk fange
political science {n} (study of politics)  :: statsvitenskap {m}
political scientist {n} (political science expert)  :: statsviter {m}
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}
polling booth {n} (voting booth) SEE: voting booth  ::
pollock {n} (food fish related to cod)  :: sei [P. virens], lyr {m} [P. pollachius]
pollution {n}  :: forurensning
polonium {n} (chemical element)  :: polonium
poltergeist {n} (a disruptive ghost)  :: poltergeist, bankeånd
poltroon {adj} (cowardly) SEE: cowardly  ::
polyalkene {n} (polyolefin) SEE: polyolefin  ::
polyethene {n} (polyethylene) SEE: polyethylene  ::
polyethylene {n} (polyethylene)  :: polyeten {n}, polyetylen {n}
polygamy {n}  :: flergifte {n}, flerkoneri {n}, polygami {n}
polygamy {n} (polygyny) SEE: polygyny  ::
polygon {n} (plane figure bounded by straight edges)  :: polygon
polyhedron {n} (polyscope) SEE: polyscope  ::
polymer {n} (molecule consisting of many identical monomers)  :: [Bokmål] polymer; [Nynorsk] polymer {m}
polymeride {n} (polymer) SEE: polymer  ::
polynomial {n} (algebraic expression)  :: polynom {n}
polysemantic {adj} (having multiple meanings)  :: polysemantisk, flertydig, mangetydig
polysynthetic {adj} (polysynthetic)  :: polysyntetisk
polythene {n} (polyethylene) SEE: polyethylene  ::
pomegranate {n} (fruit)  :: granateple {n}
pomelo {n} (fruit)  :: pomelo
pomelo {n} (grapefruit) SEE: grapefruit  ::
pommel horse {n} (athletic event)  :: [Bokmål] bøylehest {m}
pommel horse {n} (gymnastic apparatus)  :: [Bokmål] bøylehest {m}
pom-pom {n} (pompom) SEE: pompom  ::
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
ponderous {adj} (dense) SEE: dense  ::
Pondicherry {prop} (Puducherry) SEE: Puducherry  ::
pond-skater {n} (any of various predatory insects) SEE: water strider  ::
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 dog)  :: [Bokmål] puddel {m}
poof {n} (A male homosexual.)  :: skrulle {m} {f}, fjolle {m} {f}
Poohsticks {prop} (game)  :: pinneleken
pool {n} (swimming pool) SEE: swimming pool  ::
poop {n} (excrement) SEE: poo  ::
poop {n} (stern of a ship)  :: [Bokmål] akterstavn {m}
poop {v} (to break wind) SEE: break wind  ::
poop {v} (to defecate)  :: bæsje
poop deck {n} (stern deck on top of the cabin(s))  :: [Bokmål] poopdekk {n}
poor {adj} (of low quality)  :: dårlig, elendig
poor {adj} (to be pitied)  :: stakkars
poor {adj} (with no possessions or money)  :: fattig, blakk [colloquial]
poor {n}  :: de fattige
pop {v} (to ejaculate) SEE: ejaculate  ::
pop {v} (to hit) SEE: hit  ::
pope {n} (head of the Roman Catholic Church)  :: pave {m}
Popemobile {n} (any of various vehicles with bulletproof glass sides used to transport the Pope)  :: [Bokmål] popemobile
popinjay {n} (parrot) SEE: parrot  ::
popinjay {n} (Picus viridis) SEE: green woodpecker  ::
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}
pop someone's cherry {v} (deflower) SEE: deflower  ::
populace {n} (inhabitants of a nation) SEE: population  ::
popular {adj} (liked by many people)  :: [Bokmål] populær; [Nynorsk] populær
popularise {v} (to make popular)  :: [Bokmål] popularisere; [Nynorsk] popularisere
popular opinion {n} (public opinion) SEE: public opinion  ::
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} (Lamna nasus)  :: håbrann {m}
porcelain {n} (anything manufactured from this material)  :: [Bokmål] porselen {n}; [Nynorsk] porselen {n}
porcelain {n} (hard, white, translucent ceramic)  :: [Bokmål] porselen {n}; [Nynorsk] porselen {n}
porcini {n} (mushroom, Boletus edulis)  :: steinsopp {c}
porcupine {n} (large rodent)  :: hulepinnsvin
Pori {prop} (a city in Finland)  :: Björneborg
porn {n} (pornographic work)  :: pornofilm
porn {n} (pornography)  :: [Bokmål] porno {m}; [Nynorsk] porno {m}
porn {n} (pornography) SEE: pornography  ::
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)  :: pornografi {m}
porn star {n} (actor or actress famous for appearing in pornographic films)  :: pornostjerne {m} {f}
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} (computing: program adapted to work on a different platform; act of adapting)  :: porting {m}
port {n} (dock or harbour)  :: [Bokmål] port, havn {m} {f}
port {n} (entryway, portal) SEE: portal  ::
port {n} (fortified wine)  :: portvin {m}, [slang] port {m}
port {n} (left-hand side of a vessel) SEE: larboard  ::
port {v} (computing: to adapt a program so that it works on a different platform)  :: porte
portable {adj} (able to be carried)  :: bærbar, portabel
portable {adj} (running on multiple systems)  :: portabel
portable {n} (Any temporary building that is portable, especially one located at a school)  :: brakke {c}
portable {n} (A portable toilet; a self-contained outhouse)  :: bæsj-and-carry {m}
portage {n} (route used for portage)  :: [Bokmål] båtdrag {n}
porter {n} ((Ireland) another name for stout) SEE: stout  ::
portfolio {n} (case)  :: portefølje {m}
portfolio {n} (collection)  :: portefølje {m}
portfolio {n} (investments)  :: portefølje {m}
portfolio {n} (post)  :: portefølje {m}
portmanteau {n} (case)  :: [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}
Portugal {prop} (country)  :: Portugal
Portuguese {adj} (of or relating to the people of Portugal)  :: [Bokmål] portugisisk; [Nynorsk] portugisisk
Portuguese {adj} (of or relating to the region 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
port wine {n} (A type of fortified wine traditionally made in Portugal)  :: portvin {m}, [slang] port {m}
portyanki {n} (footwrap) SEE: footwrap  ::
pose {v} (ask, set (a test or quiz))  :: stille
pose {v} (assume or maintain a pose)  :: posere
pose {v} (constitute)  :: representere
pose {v} (set in place, arrange)  :: stille, anbringe
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
positron {n} (positron)  :: positron; [Bokmål] positron; [Nynorsk] positron
positron emission tomography {n} (a medical imaging technique)  :: positronemisjonstomografi
possess {v}  :: inneha
possess {v} (to have; to have ownership of)  :: inneha
possessive {n} (possessive case) SEE: possessive case  ::
possibility {n} (quality of being possible)  :: mulighet {c}
possum {n} (opossum) SEE: opossum  ::
possumhaw {n} (American winterberry) SEE: American winterberry  ::
post {n} (method of delivering mail)  :: [Bokmål] post {m}; [Nynorsk] post {m}
postage {n} (charge)  :: [Bokmål] porto {m}; [Nynorsk] porto {m}
postage stamp {n} (piece of paper indicating postage has been paid)  :: [Bokmål] frimerke {n}; [Nynorsk] frimerke {n}
postal box {n} (post-office box) SEE: post-office box  ::
postal code {n} (postcode) SEE: postcode  ::
post box {n} (box in which post can be left to be picked up) SEE: mailbox  ::
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)  :: plakat {m}
poster {n} (picture of celebrity etc., to be posted on a wall)  :: plakat {m}
poster {n} (shot which only hits a goal post)  :: stangskudd {n}
post-it {n} (post-it note) SEE: post-it note  ::
postman {n} (mailman) SEE: mailman  ::
postmodernism {n} (a style of art, literature, etc)  :: postmodernisme
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}
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} (fundamental element; basic principle)  :: postulat {n}
postulate {n} (something assumed without proof as being self-evident or generally accepted)  :: postulat {n}
postulate {v} (To assume as a premise)  :: postulere
pot {n} (vessel)  :: [Bokmål] potte {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] potte {f}
potassium {n} (the chemical element)  :: [Bokmål] kalium {n}; [Nynorsk] kalium {n}
potassium nitrate {n} (potassium nitrate)  :: [Bokmål] kaliumnitrat {n}; [Nynorsk] kaliumnitrat {n}
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}
pot calling the kettle black {phrase}  :: Å kaste sten i glasshus (To throw stones in a glass house)
potentate {n} (a powerful leader)  :: potentat {m}
potential energy {n} (energy possessed by an object because of its position)  :: potensiell energi {m}
potluck {n} (communal meal to which guests bring dishes to share) SEE: potlatch  ::
pot plant {n} (plant growing in a flowerpot)  :: [Bokmål] potteplante {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] potteplante {m} {f}
potter around {v} (to be gently active aimlessly) SEE: putter around  ::
potty {adj} (insane) SEE: insane  ::
potty {n} (children's chamberpot)  :: [Bokmål] potte {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] potte {f}
pouch {n} (pocket in which a marsupial carries its young)  :: pung {m}
pouch {n} (small bag)  :: pung {m}
poultice {n} (A poultice or plaster)  :: grøtomslag {n}
pound {n} (pound-force) SEE: pound-force  ::
pound {n} (unit of mass (16 ounces avoirdupois))  :: pund {n}
pound {n} (US: symbol #) SEE: pound sign  ::
pound sign {n} (symbol #) SEE: hash  ::
pound sterling {n} (currency of the UK)  :: [Bokmål] britisk pund, pund
pour cold water on {v} (dismiss an idea) SEE: throw cold water on  ::
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)  :: pudder {n}, støv {n}
powder {n} (gunpowder) SEE: gunpowder  ::
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
powdered sugar {n} (very finely ground sugar used in icings, etc)  :: melis
power {n} (cardinality in set theory) SEE: cardinality  ::
power {n} (electricity supply)  :: kraft {m}
power {n} (influence)  :: makt, innflytelse
power {n} (mathematics: product of equal factors)  :: potens {m}
power {n} (nation having a strong military and/or economy)  :: makt {m}
power {n} (physical force or strength)  :: 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
powerless {adj} (lacking legal authority)  :: maktesløs
powerless {adj} (lacking sufficient power or strength)  :: maktesløs
power plant {n} (power station) SEE: power station  ::
power steering {n} (System in a vehicle)  :: servostyring {f}
power toothbrush {n} (electric toothbrush) SEE: electric toothbrush  ::
pox {n} (syphilis) SEE: syphilis  ::
Poznań {prop} (Poznan) SEE: Poznan  ::
practical {adj} (having skills or knowledge that are practical)  :: [Bokmål] praktisk; [Nynorsk] praktisk
practice makes perfect {proverb} (if one practices an activity enough, one will eventually master it)  :: [Bokmål] øvelse gjør mester
practise {v} (practice) SEE: practice  ::
pragmatics {n} (study of the use of the language in a social context)  :: pragmatikk {m}
Prague {prop} (capital of the Czech Republic)  :: Praha, Prag
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
pray {v} (to petition a higher being)  :: [Bokmål] be
pray {v} (to talk to God)  :: be
prayer {n} (a meeting held for the express purpose of praying)  :: bønnemøte {n}
prayer {n} (a request; a petition)  :: bønn {m} {f}
prayer {n} (practice of communicating with one's God)  :: bønn {m} {f}
prayer {n} (the act of praying)  :: bønn {m} {f}
prayer {n} (the specific words or methods used for praying)  :: bønn {m} {f}
preacher {n} (one who preaches)  :: predikant
preach to the converted {v} (preach to the choir) SEE: preach to the choir  ::
preantepenultimate {adj} (three before the end; fourth to last)  :: fjerd sist
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
pre-Christian {adj} (before the arrival of Christianity)  :: [Bokmål] førkristen; [Nynorsk] førkristen
precious {adj} (of high value or worth)  :: [Bokmål] dyrebar
precious {adv} (intensifier) SEE: very (adverb)  ::
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  ::
predefine {v}  :: foregi, gi videre, rekke fram
predestiny {n} (predestination) SEE: predestination  ::
predicative {adj} (used after a verb)  :: predikativ
predictable {adj} (able to be predicted)  :: forutsigbar
prefer {v} (to favor)  :: [Bokmål] foretrekke
preference {n} (card game) SEE: preferans  ::
preferences {n} (plural of "preference") SEE: preference  ::
pregnancy {n} (condition)  :: svangerskap
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
pregnant {adj} (fertile) SEE: fertile  ::
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}
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)  :: preliminær, foreløpig
premier {n} (prime minister of a country) SEE: prime minister  ::
première {n} (premiere) SEE: premiere  ::
première danseuse {n} (lead female dancer) SEE: prima ballerina  ::
premium {n} (a bonus paid in addition to normal payments)  :: [Bokmål] bonus {m}, tillegg {n}, tillegg {n}
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} (the amount to be paid for an insurance policy)  :: [Bokmål] premie {m}
prenyl {n} (isoprenyl) SEE: isoprenyl  ::
prepare {v} (to make ready for eating or drinking)  :: [Bokmål] tilberede
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
prepuce {n} (foreskin)  :: forhud {m}
prerequisite {n} (Something that must be gained in order to gain something else)  :: forutsetning {m} {f}
prerogative {n} (right, generally) SEE: right  ::
preschool {n} (nursery school) SEE: nursery school  ::
prescience {n} (Knowledge of events before they take place; foresight; foreknowledge)  :: klarsyn {n}, framsyn
prescription {n} (formal description of the lens geometry)  :: brilleseddel {m}
prescription {n} (written order for the administration of a medicine)  :: resept {m}
present {adj} (in the immediate vicinity)  :: til stede
present {adj} (pertaining to the current time)  :: nåværende
present {n} (gift) SEE: gift  ::
present {n} (present tense) SEE: present tense  ::
present historic tense {n} (tense) SEE: historical present tense  ::
present perfect {n} (tense that expresses action in the past with consequences in the present time)  :: perfektum
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)  :: president {m}
press {n} (publisher) SEE: publisher  ::
Pressburg {prop} (Bratislava) SEE: Bratislava  ::
press pot {n} (cafetière) SEE: cafetière  ::
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 group {n} (advocacy group) SEE: advocacy group  ::
pressure ulcer {n} (bedsore) SEE: bedsore  ::
presumptively {adv} (as is presumed to be the case) SEE: presumably  ::
pretender {n}  :: tronpretendent {m}
pretentious {adj} (marked by an unwarranted claim to importance or distinction)  :: [Bokmål] pretensiøs; [Nynorsk] pretensiøs
pretext {n} (false, contrived or assumed purpose)  :: [Bokmål] påskudd {n}; [Nynorsk] påskott {n}
pretty {adj} (especially of women and children: pleasant, attractive)  :: pen, vakker
prevarication {n} (deceit, evasiveness)  :: utflukt {m}
previous {adj} (prior)  :: [Bokmål] forrige, foregående; [Nynorsk] førre, føregåande
priapism {n} (medical condition)  :: [Bokmål] priapisme
price {n} (cost of an action or deed)  :: pris
price {n} (cost required to gain possession of something)  :: pris {m}
price-conscious {adj} (aware of how much things cost)  :: [Bokmål] prisbevisst; [Nynorsk] prisbevisst
price index {n} (statistical estimate)  :: [Bokmål] prisindeks {m}; [Nynorsk] prisindeks {m}
priceless {adj} (so precious as not to be sold at any price)  :: uvurderlig
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}
prick {n} ((slang) a penis)  :: pikk
prickly oak {n} (kermes oak) SEE: kermes oak  ::
prickteaser {n} (Showstopper)  :: luremus {m} {f}, narrefitte {m} {f}
pride {n} (company of lions)  :: flokk {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} (proud or disdainful behavior or treatment; insolence or arrogance of demeanor; haughty bearing and conduct)  :: stolthet {m}
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} (that of which one is proud; that which excites boasting or self-gratulation; the occasion or ground of self-esteem)  :: stolthet {m}
pride comes before a fall {proverb} (Translations)  :: [Bokmål] hovmod står for fall
priest {n} (clergyman)  :: [Bokmål] prest {m}; [Nynorsk] prest {m}
priest {n} (tool for killing fish)  :: [Bokmål] prest {m}; [Nynorsk] prest {m}
priestess {n} (woman with religious duties)  :: prestinne
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 {n} (primary election) SEE: primary election  ::
primate {n} (mammal)  :: [Bokmål] primat {m}; [Nynorsk] primat {m}
prime {v}  :: prim
prime factor {n} (factor)  :: primfaktor {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} (flower)  :: [Bokmål] nøkleblom {m}, nøkleblomst {m}, primula {m}; [Nynorsk] nøkleblom {m}, nøkleblome {m}, primula {m}
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}
prince {n} (male ruler or head of a principality)  :: fyrste {m}
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}
Prince Charles Foreland {prop} (island)  :: Prins Karls Forland
Prince Charming {n} (romantically ideal man)  :: eventyrprinsen {m}
Prince Charming {n} (the fictional character)  :: drømmeprins
princess {n} (female member of royal family)  :: [Bokmål] prinsesse {f}
principality {n} (in angelology)  :: fyrstedømme {n}
principality {n} (region)  :: fyrstedømme {n}
principle {n} (moral rule or aspect)  :: [Bokmål] prinsipp {n}; [Nynorsk] ; prinsipp {n}
principle {n} (rule of nature)  :: [Bokmål] prinsipp {n}; [Nynorsk] prinsipp {n}
principle {n} (rule to solve a problem)  :: [Bokmål] prinsipp {n}; [Nynorsk] prinsipp {n}
print {n} (result of printing process)  :: trykk {n}
print {n} (visible impression)  :: avtrykk {n}
print {v} (to produce a copy of a text or image on a surface, especially by machine)  :: trykke
printer {n} (machine used to print text or images)  :: skriver {m}
printshop {n} (printing house) SEE: printing house  ::
prior {adj} (former) SEE: former  ::
prior {adv} (previously) SEE: previously  ::
priority {n} (attributive use) SEE: prioritized  ::
priority {n} (goal of a person or an organisation)  :: [Bokmål] prioritet {m}; [Nynorsk] prioritet {m}
priority {n} (item's relative importance)  :: [Bokmål] prioritet {m}; [Nynorsk] prioritet {m}
prise {n} (prize) SEE: prize  ::
prism {n} (block used to split or reflect light)  :: [Bokmål] prisme {n}; [Nynorsk] prisme {n}
prism {n} (geometry: polyhedron with parallel ends of the same size and shape)  :: [Bokmål] prisme {n}; [Nynorsk] prisme {n}
prison {n} (confinement in a prison)  :: fengsel {n}
prison {n} (place of long-term confinement for those convicted of serious crimes)  :: fengsel {n}
prison {v} (imprison) SEE: imprison  ::
prisoner {n}  :: fange
prisoner of war {n} (soldier or combatant captured by the enemy)  :: krigsfange {m}
prison guard {n} (jailer) SEE: jailer  ::
private {n} (rank)  :: [Bokmål] menig {m}; [Nynorsk] menig {m}
private candidate {n} (person taking exams without being enrolled as a student)  :: privatist
privet {interj} (hello) SEE: hello  ::
privy {n} (outdoor toilet)  :: [Bokmål] utedo {m} {n}; [Nynorsk] utedo {m} {n}
prize {v} (to consider something highly valuable)  :: [Bokmål] pris {m}
Pärnu {prop} (city in Estonia)  :: Pärnu
pro {n} (a professional sportsman)  :: proff {m}
pro {n} (someone who is very good at something)  :: proff {m}
probable {adj} (likely to be true)  :: [Bokmål] sannsynlig; [Nynorsk] sannsynleg
probable {adj} (likely to happen)  :: [Bokmål] sannsynlig; [Nynorsk] sannsynleg
probably {adv} (in all likelihood)  :: antakeligvis, trolig
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} (puzzling circumstance)  :: utfordring {m}
problem {n} (schoolwork exercise)  :: oppgave {m}
problematical {adj} (problematic) SEE: problematic  ::
proboscis {n} (elongated tube)  :: [Bokmål] snabel {m}; [Nynorsk] snabel {m}
proboscis {n} (slang: a nose) SEE: schnozzle  ::
proceeds {n} (profits) SEE: profits  ::
process {n} (path of succession of states through which a system passes)  :: [Bokmål] prosess {m}
proclaim {v} (to announce or declare)  :: [Bokmål] proklamere, kunngjøre; [Nynorsk] proklamere, kunngjere, kunngjøre
proclivity {n} (A predisposition or natural inclination, propensity, or a predilection)  :: tendens {m}
procrastinate {v} (put off; delay something)  :: utsette
procrastinate {v} (put off; to delay taking action)  :: somle
procrastination {n} (act of postponing, delaying or putting off)  :: [Bokmål] prokrastinering {m}
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}
professional {adj} (expert)  :: [Bokmål] profesjonell; [Nynorsk] profesjonell
professional {adj} (of, pertaining to, or in accordance with the standards of a profession)  :: [Bokmål] profesjonell; [Nynorsk] profesjonell
professional {adj} (that is carried out as a livelihood)  :: [Bokmål] profesjonell; [Nynorsk] profesjonell
proficient {adj} (skilled)  :: flink
profoundly {adv} (deeply) SEE: deeply  ::
progenitor {n} (founder) SEE: founder  ::
progeny {n} (offspring)  :: avkom {n}
prognathic {adj} (prognathous) SEE: prognathous  ::
program {n} (set of structured activities)  :: program {n}
programmable logic controller {n} (programmable electronic device)  :: Programmerbar logisk styring {m} {f}
programme {n} (programme) SEE: program  ::
programming language {n} (code of reserved words and symbols)  :: programmeringsspråk {n}
progressive {adj} (advancing in severity)  :: [Bokmål] progredierende; [Nynorsk] progredierande
progressive {adj} (continuous) SEE: continuous  ::
prohibit {v} (to proscribe officially)  :: [Bokmål] forby; [Nynorsk] forby, forbyde
project {n} (planned endeavor)  :: prosjekt {n}
project manager {n} (a professional in the field of project management)  :: prosjektleder {m}
prolative {n} (prolative case) SEE: prolative case  ::
prolific {adj} (Similarly producing results or works in abundance)  :: suksessrik
prolocutrix {n} (female prolocutor) SEE: spokeswoman  ::
prolog {n} (prologue) SEE: prologue  ::
prolonged abortion {n} (missed abortion) SEE: missed abortion  ::
promenade {v} (to walk)  :: gå tur, spasere, promenere
Prometheus {prop} (Greek mythological figure)  :: Prometeus
promethium {n} (chemical element)  :: promethium
prominence {n} (being prominent)  :: prominens {m}; [Bokmål] framstående (person); [Nynorsk] framståande (person)
prominence {n} (relative height)  :: primærfaktor {m}
promiscuousness {n} (promiscuity) SEE: promiscuity  ::
promise {n} (vow)  :: løfte {n}
promise {v} (to commit to something or action)  :: love
prompt {adj} (on time)  :: prompt, prompte
prompt {adj} (quick)  :: prompt, prompte
promptitude {n} (promptness) SEE: promptness  ::
promptly {adv} (in a prompt manner)  :: prompt, prompte
prone {adj} (inclined, sloped)  :: prone
prone {adj} (lying face downward; prostrate)  :: legge seg flat
pronoun {n} (pronoun)  :: [Bokmål] pronomen; [Nynorsk] pronomen
pronounce {v} (to officially declare)  :: erklære
pronounce {v} (to read aloud)  :: uttale
pronounce {v} (to sound out a word)  :: uttale
pronouncing dictionary {n} (dictionary that provides pronunciations of words) SEE: pronunciation dictionary  ::
pronunciation {n} (standard 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}
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}
propaganda {n} (concerted set of messages)  :: propaganda {m}
propane {n} (aliphatic hydrocarbon: C3H8)  :: [Bokmål] propan {m} {n}; [Nynorsk] propan {m} {n}
propeller {n} (mechanical device used to propel)  :: propell
propelling pencil {n} (mechanical pencil) SEE: mechanical pencil  ::
propenoic {adj} (acrylic) SEE: acrylic  ::
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} (fit, suitable)  :: passende, høvelig
proper {adj} (following the established standards of behavior or manners)  :: ordentlig, veloppdragent, høvisk
proper {adj} (grammar: designating a particular person, place or thing)  :: riktig, korrekt
proper {adj} (in the very strictest sense of the word)  :: egentlig
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}
property {n} (attribute or abstract quality associated with an object, individual or concept)  :: [Bokmål] egenskap {m},; [Nynorsk] eigenskap {m}
property {n} (exclusive right of possessing, enjoying and disposing of a thing)  :: [Bokmål] eiendomsrett {m}; [Nynorsk] eigedomsrett {m}
property {n} (piece of real estate)  :: tomt {f}, [Bokmål] eiendom {m}; [Nynorsk] eigedom {m}
property {n} (something owned)  :: [Bokmål] eiendom {m}, løsøre {n}; [Nynorsk] lausøyre {m}
prophet {n} (one who foretells the future)  :: profet {m}, spåmann {m}
prophet {n} (one who speaks by divine inspiration)  :: profet {m}
prophet {n}  :: profet {m}
prophylactic {adj} (Serving to prevent or protect against an undesired effect, especially disease)  :: profylaktisk
propinquity {n} (proximity) SEE: proximity  ::
proponency {n} (advocacy) SEE: advocacy  ::
propose {v} (to ask for one's hand in marriage)  :: fri
propose {v} (to suggest a plan or course of action)  :: foreslå
propositional calculus {n} (propositional logic) SEE: propositional logic  ::
propound {v} (to put forward; to offer for discussion or debate)  :: framlegge, framsette
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}
proscenium {n} (proscenium arch) SEE: proscenium arch  ::
proscribe {v}  :: Å forby
proselytize {v} (to convert to one’s own faith)  :: misjonere
prostate {n} (prostate gland)  :: [Bokmål] prostata
prostate gland {n} (prostate) SEE: prostate  ::
prostatic adenocarcinoma {n} (prostate cancer) SEE: prostate cancer  ::
prosthesis {n} (prothesis) SEE: prothesis  ::
prosthetic {n} (prosthesis) SEE: prosthesis  ::
prostitute {n} (a person having sex for profit)  :: prostituert {m}
prostitute {v} (to perform sexual activity for money)  :: prostituere
prostrate {adj} (lying flat, facedown)  :: prostrert
prostrate {v} (to lie flat or facedown)  :: prostrere
protactinium {n} (chemical element)  :: protactinium
protagonist {n} (advocate)  :: protagonist {m}
protagonist {n} (main character)  :: hovedperson {m}, protagonist {m}
protect {v} (to keep safe)  :: beskytte, verne, sikre, dekke, gardere
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}
protest {v} (mostly US: to object to)  :: protestere
protest {v} (to make a strong objection)  :: protestere
Protestant {adj} (Protestant)  :: [Bokmål] protestantisk; [Nynorsk] protestantisk
Protestant {n} (someone who is a member of such a denomination)  :: [Bokmål] protestant {m}; [Nynorsk] protestant {m}
Protestantism {n} (Protestant Christian denomination)  :: protestantisme
Proto-Germanic {prop} (hypothetical prehistoric ancestor language)  :: urgermansk {m}
Proto-Indo-European {prop} (ancestor language of most European and Indian languages)  :: protoindoeuropeisk, urindoeuropeisk
Proto-Indo-Germanic {prop} (Proto-Indo-European) SEE: Proto-Indo-European  ::
proton {n} (positively charged nucleon)  :: proton
protoplanet {n} (astronomical object)  :: protoplanet
protozoal {adj} (protozoan) SEE: protozoan  ::
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
Proverbs {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: Salomos Ordtøke {n-p}
provide {v} (to give what is needed or desired)  :: [Bokmål] forsørge; [Nynorsk] forsyte
province {n} (A subdivision of government usually one step below the national level)  :: provins {m}
proviso {n} (conditional provision to an agreement)  :: forbehold {n}
provoke {v} (to cause to become angry)  :: provosere
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]
præstige {n} (Archaic spelling of prestige) SEE: prestige  ::
prudish {adj} (exaggeratedly proper)  :: prippen, snerpete, fisefin
prune {n} (dried plum)  :: [Bokmål] sviske {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] sviske {f}
prune {n} (plum) SEE: plum  ::
prune {v} ((figuratively) cut down or shorten)  :: [Bokmål] beskjære
prune {v} (trim a tree or shrub)  :: kviste; [Bokmål] beskjære
pruning {n} (action of pruning)  :: kvisting {m}
prurient {adj} (arousing sexual desire)  :: lysten
prurient {adj} (uneasy with desire; lustful)  :: lysten
Prussia {prop} (German province)  :: Preussen
psalterium {n} (omasum) SEE: omasum  ::
pseudo {adj} (insincere) SEE: insincere  ::
pseudo {adj} (spurious) SEE: spurious  ::
pseudoephedrine {n} (sympathomimetic alkaloid)  :: pseudoefedrin
pseudofruit {n} (accessory fruit) SEE: accessory fruit  ::
pseudonym {n} (fictious name)  :: psevdonym {n}
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}
psychology {n} (study of the human mind)  :: psykologi {m}
psychology {n} (the mental characteristics of a particular individual)  :: psykologi {m}
psychology {n} (the study of animal behavior)  :: psykologi {m}
psychology {n} (the study of the human behavior)  :: psykologi
psychopath {n} (person with a personality disorder)  :: [Bokmål] psykopat {m}; [Nynorsk] psykopat {m}
psychosomatic {adj} (of physical effects with mental causes)  :: psykosomatisk
ptarmigan {n} (a small grouse, Lagopus)  :: [Bokmål] [Lagopus] rype {f} {m}; [Nynorsk] [Lagopus] rype {f}
pâté de foie gras {n} (the lowest grade preparation of foie gras)  :: gåseleverpostei {m}
pub {n} (public house)  :: [Bokmål] kro, pub
puberty {n} (age at which a person is first capable of sexual reproduction)  :: [Bokmål] pubertet {m}; [Nynorsk] pubertet {m}
pubic hair {n} (collectively)  :: [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
publication {n} (an issue of printed or other matter)  :: [Bokmål] publikasjon {m}; [Nynorsk] publikasjon {m}
public house {n} (pub) SEE: pub  ::
publicity {n} (advertising or other activity designed to rouse public interest in something)  :: [Bokmål] publisitet {m}; [Nynorsk] publisitet {m}
public law {n} (law)  :: [Nynorsk] Öffentliches Recht; [Bokmål] offentlig rett
public servant {n} (civil servant) SEE: civil servant  ::
public servant {n} (convict) SEE: convict  ::
public speaking {n} (art of public speaking) SEE: oratory  ::
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  ::
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 {adj} (colour)  :: dyp rød, ildrød, loppefarget, mørk purpurrød, rødbrun
puce {n} (colour)  :: dypt rødt {n}, ildrødt {n}, loppefarge {m}, mørkt purpurrødt {n}, rødbrunt {n}
Pucikwar {prop} (A-Pucikwar) SEE: A-Pucikwar  ::
pudding {n} (any dessert) SEE: dessert  ::
pudding {n} (sausage made primarily from blood)  :: blodpudding
puddle {n} (a small pool of water)  :: sølepytt {m}
pudenda {n} (genitalia) SEE: genitalia  ::
Puerto Rican {adj} (pertaining to Puerto Rico)  :: [Bokmål] puertoricansk, puertorikansk; [Nynorsk] puertoricansk, puertorikansk
Puerto Rican {n} (person from Puerto Rico)  :: [Bokmål] puertoricaner {m}, puertorikaner {m}; [Nynorsk] puertorican {m}, puertoricanar {m}, puertorikan {m}, puertorikanar {m}
puff {n} (homosexual) SEE: poof  ::
puff {v} (pant) SEE: pant  ::
puffer {n} (blowfish) SEE: blowfish  ::
pufferfish {n} (blowfish) SEE: blowfish  ::
puffin {n} (seabird with a coloured beak)  :: [Bokmål] lunde
puke {v} (to vomit)  :: spy, kaste opp, elge, mate fiskene
pull {v} (do, perform)  :: gjennomføre
pull {v} (remove (something) from circulation)  :: trekke, trekke tilbake
pull {v} (transitive: apply force to (something) so it comes towards one)  :: trekke, dra
pull apart {v} (disassemble) SEE: disassemble  ::
pullet {n} (spineless person) SEE: chicken  ::
pulmonary {adj} (related to lungs)  :: lunge-
pulsar {n} (rotating neutron star)  :: pulsar {m}
pulse {n} (regular beat caused by the heart)  :: puls
pulverize {v} (pulverise) SEE: pulverise  ::
pumice {n} (pumice)  :: pimpstein
pump {n} (trainer or sneaker) SEE: trainer and sneaker  ::
pumpkin {n}  :: gresskar
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
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}
Punic {adj} (Carthaginian) SEE: Carthaginian  ::
punish {v} (to cause great harm to)  :: skade
punish {v} (to cause to suffer for crime or misconduct)  :: straffe
punk {n} (a person of that movement, a punk rocker)  :: pønker {m}, punker {m}
punk {n} (prostitute) SEE: prostitute  ::
punk {n} (the music of the punk movement)  :: pønk {m}, punk {m}
pup {n} (young dog, etc.)  :: [Bokmål] valp {m}; [Nynorsk] kvalp {m}, kvelp {m}
pupil {n} (student)  :: elev {m}
pupil {n} (the hole in the middle of the iris of the eye)  :: pupill {m}
puppet {n} (doll) SEE: doll  ::
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"]
Puppis {prop} (constellation)  :: [Bokmål] Akterstavnen; [Nynorsk] Akterstemnen
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} (acquisition of lands or tenements by other means than descent or inheritance)  :: overdragelse {m}, ervervelse {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} (the act or process of seeking and obtaining something)  :: kjøp {n}, anskaffelse {m}
purchase {v} (to obtain by any outlay, as of labor, danger or sacrifice)  :: sikre seg, erverve, kjøpe seg
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
pure {adj} (free of flaws or imperfections)  :: pur, ren
pure {adj} (free of foreign material or pollutants)  :: [Bokmål] ren, rein; [Nynorsk] rein
purée {n} (food that has been ground into a thick liquid)  :: [Bokmål] puré {m}; [Nynorsk] puré {m}
puree {n} (purée) SEE: purée  ::
purely imaginary number {n} (imaginary number) SEE: imaginary number  ::
pure mathematics {n} (area of mathematics)  :: ren matematikk {m}
purgatory {n} (stage of the afterlife in Catholic theology)  :: skjærsilden, purgatoriet
purge {n} (forcible removal of undesirable people from political activity, etc.)  :: utrenskning {m} {f}
purge {v} (to clean thoroughly; to cleanse; to rid of impurities)  :: rense
purge {v} (to clear of a charge, suspicion, or imputation)  :: renvaske
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
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 milkweed {n} (Asclepias cordifolia) SEE: heartleaf milkweed  ::
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
purveyor {n} (supplier) SEE: supplier  ::
Pusan {prop} (Busan) SEE: Busan  ::
push {v} (transitive: apply a force to (an object) so that it moves away)  :: dytte, skubbe
pushpin {n} (thumbtack) SEE: thumbtack  ::
push scooter {n} (a child's foot-operated vehicle) SEE: scooter  ::
pushup {n} (push-up) SEE: push-up  ::
pussy {adj} (containing pus)  :: pussfylt
pussy {n} (informal: affectionate term for a cat)  :: pus {m}, kattepus {m}, pusekatt {m}
pussy {n} (informal: coward)  :: pyse {c}, kylling {m}, jente {f}
pussy {n} (slang: female genitalia)  :: fitte {c}, kuse {c}, mus {c}
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
putative {adj} (commonly believed or deemed to be the case)  :: antatt, formentlig, formodet
put in motion {v} (set in motion) SEE: set in motion  ::
put off {v} (to delay)  :: [Bokmål] utsette; [Nynorsk] utsetje, utsette
Putonghua {prop} (Chinese) SEE: Chinese  ::
Putonghua {prop} (Guoyu) SEE: Guoyu  ::
Putonghua {prop} (Mandarin) SEE: Mandarin  ::
put out {adj} (taking offense)  :: satt ut
put out {v} (extinguish)  :: slokke, slukke
put out {v} (place outside or eject)  :: sette ut, slippe ut
put out {v} (produce)  :: lage, produsere
putting green {n} (area on a golf course)  :: [Bokmål] green {m}; [Nynorsk] green {m}
put to death {v} (to kill as punishment) SEE: execute  ::
put to sleep {v} (to help someone to bed) SEE: put to bed  ::
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  ::
puukko {n} (a type of sharp, pointed knife of Nordic heritage)  :: [Bokmål] tollekniv {m}
puzzle {n} (crossword puzzle) SEE: crossword  ::
puzzle {n} (jigsaw puzzle) SEE: jigsaw puzzle  ::
PVC {initialism} ((organic compound) polyvinyl chloride) SEE: polyvinyl chloride  ::
pylon {n} (obelisk) SEE: obelisk  ::
pylon {n} (traffic cone) SEE: traffic cone  ::
pyometra {n} (pyometra)  :: pyometra, livmorinfeksjon
Pyongyang {prop} (capital of North Korea)  :: Pyongyang
pyorrhœa {n} (pyorrhea) SEE: pyorrhea  ::
pyorrhoea {n} (pyorrhea) SEE: pyorrhea  ::
pyramid {n} (pyramid scheme) SEE: pyramid scheme  ::
pyramidology {n} (study of pyramids, but from a supernatural or new-age perspective)  :: pyramidologi {m}
pyramid scheme {n} (illicit money-making scheme)  :: pyramidespill {n}
Pyrenees {prop} (the mountain range separating Spain from France)  :: Pyreneene
pyroclastic flow {n} (pyroclastic flow)  :: pyroklastisk strøm
pyrotechnics {n} (art and technology of fireworks)  :: pyroteknikk
pyrotechnics {n} (firework) SEE: firework  ::
Pyrrhic victory {n} (a costly victory)  :: [Bokmål] pyrrhosseier {m}; [Nynorsk] pyrrhossiger {m}
Pythagoras {prop} (Ancient Greek mathematician and philosopher)  :: Pythagoras
pythoness {n} (Pythoness) SEE: Pythoness  ::