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Saami {prop} (Saami language)  :: Samisk språk
Sabbath {prop} (Biblical seventh day)  :: [Bokmål] sabbat {m}; [Nynorsk] sabbat {m}
Sabbath {prop} (Sunday)  :: [Bokmål] søndag {m}; [Nynorsk] sundag {m}, søndag {m}
Sabbath {prop} (witches' Sabbath)  :: [Bokmål] heksesabbat {m}; [Nynorsk] heksesabbat {m}
sabbatical {n} (extended period of leave)  :: sabbatsår {n}
saber {n} (sabre) SEE: sabre  ::
saber-toothed tiger {n} (sabre-toothed tiger) SEE: sabre-toothed tiger  ::
sabotage {n}  :: sabotasje
sabre {n} (light sword, sharp along the front edge, part of the back edge, and at the point)  :: sabel {m}
sabre {n} (modern fencing sword modeled after the sabre)  :: sabel {m}
sabre-toothed tiger {n} (prehistoric cat)  :: sabeltanntiger {m}, sabeltannkatt {m}
sac fungus {n} (fungus of the phylum Ascomycota) SEE: ascomycete  ::
sack {n} (bag for commodities or items)  :: [Bokmål] sekk {m}, pose {m}; [Nynorsk] sekk {m}, pose {m}
sack {n} (informal: dismissal from employment)  :: sparken
sack {v}  :: sparke, kicke [slang]
sack {v} (to plunder)  :: plyndre
sacrament {n} (sacred act or ceremony)  :: sakrament {n}
sacred {adj} (made holy)  :: hellig
sacred baboon {n} (Papio hamadryas) SEE: hamadryas  ::
sacredize {v} (to make sacred) SEE: sacralize  ::
sacred way {n} (spirit way) SEE: spirit way  ::
sacrifice {n} (something sacrificed)  :: offer {n}
sacrifice {v} (to give away something valuable in order to gain something else of value)  :: ofre
sacrifice {v} (to offer as a gift to a deity)  :: ofre
sacrosanct {adj}  :: sakrosankt, fredlyst, hellig og ukrenkelig
sad {adj} (dialect: soggy) SEE: soggy  ::
sad {adj} (feeling sorrow)  :: trist, lei seg
sad {adj}  :: trist , rørende
Saïda {prop} (port city in Lebanon) SEE: Sidon  ::
saddle {n} (seat on a bicycle etc)  :: [Bokmål] sete {n}, sykkelsete {n}; [Nynorsk] sete {n}, sykkelsete {n}
saddle {n} (seat on an animal)  :: [Bokmål] sal {m}, sadel {m}; [Nynorsk] sal {m}
saddle {v} (to put a saddle on)  :: sale
saddlebag {n} (covered pouch)  :: saltaske {f}, sykkelveske {f}
saddlemaker {n} (saddler) SEE: saddler  ::
sadly {adv} (unfortunately) SEE: unfortunately  ::
sadness {n} (state/emotion)  :: sorg {m}, melankoli {m}
sad to say {adv} (unfortunately) SEE: unfortunately  ::
safe {adj} (free from risk)  :: sikker, trygg
safe {adj} (not in danger)  :: sikker, trygg
safe {adj} (properly secured)  :: sikker
safe {adj} (providing protection from danger)  :: trygg
safe {n} (box in which valuables can be locked for safekeeping)  :: safe {m}
safeguard {n} (something that serves as a guard or protection; a defense)  :: sikring {m} {f}
safely {adv} (in a safe manner)  :: trygt
safety {n} (condition or feeling of being safe)  :: [Bokmål] sikkerhet {m} {f}
safety {n}  :: trygghet , sikring {m}
safety belt {n} (seat belt) SEE: seat belt  ::
safety-conscious {adj} (aware of the need for safety)  :: [Bokmål] sikkerhetsbevisst
safety pin {n} (pin, in the form of a clasp)  :: [Bokmål] sikkerhetsnål {m} {f}
safety pin {n} (pin of a hand grenade)  :: splint {m}
saffron {n} (colour)  :: safran
saffron {n} (dye)  :: [Bokmål] safran {m}; [Nynorsk] safran {m}
saffron {n} (plant)  :: [Bokmål] safrankrokus {m}; [Nynorsk] safrankrokus {m}
saffron {n} (spice)  :: [Bokmål] safran {m}; [Nynorsk] safran {m}
sage {adj} (wise)  :: klok, vis
sage {n} (wise person)  :: vismann {m}
Sagittarius {n} (Someone with a Sagittarius star sign)  :: skytte {m}
Sagittarius {prop} (astrological sign)  :: Skytten {m}; [Bokmål] Skytten {m}
Sagittarius {prop} (constellation)  :: Skytten
Sahara {prop} (desert)  :: Sahara {m}
said and done {adj} (agreed to and accomplished or finished)  :: sagt og gjort
Saigon {prop} (Ho Chi Minh City) SEE: Ho Chi Minh City  ::
sail {n} (a piece of fabric attached to a boat)  :: seil
sail {n} (a trip in a boat)  :: seiltur
sail {n} (sailfish) SEE: sailfish  ::
sail {v} (to move briskly and gracefully through the air)  :: seile
sail {v} (to move briskly)  :: seile
sail {v} (to ride in a boat, especially sailboat)  :: seile
sailboat {n} (a boat propelled by a sail)  :: kutter, seilbåt
sailing {adj} (travelling by ship)  :: seilende
sailing {n} (motion across water)  :: seilas {n}, seiltur {m}
sailing ship {n} (type of ship)  :: seilskip {n}
sailor {n} (person who sails as a sport)  :: [Bokmål] seiler {m}, segler {m}; [Nynorsk] seglar {m}, siglar {m}
sailor {n} (worker on a ship)  :: matros {m}, sjømann {m}
sailplane {n} (sailplane) SEE: glider  ::
saint {n} ((figuratively) a person with positive qualities)  :: [Bokmål] helgen {m}; [Nynorsk] helgen {m}
saint {n} (one who is sanctified or made holy)  :: [Bokmål] helgen {m}; [Nynorsk] helgen {m}
saint {n} (person proclaimed as saint)  :: [Bokmål] helgen {m}, sankt; [Nynorsk] helgen {m}
saint {v} (formally recognize as a saint)  :: kanonisere
Saint Helena {prop} (island, United Kingdom overseas territory in the Atlantic Ocean)  :: Sankt Helena, St. Helena
Saint Kitts and Nevis {prop} (a country in the Caribbean)  :: Saint Kitts og Nevis
Saint Lucia {prop} (country in the Caribbean)  :: Saint Lucia
Saint Nicholas {prop} (Santa Claus) SEE: Santa Claus  ::
saintpaulia {n} (African violet) SEE: African violet  ::
Saint Petersburg {prop} (city)  :: [Bokmål] St. Petersburg
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines {prop} (country in the Caribbean)  :: Saint Vincent og Grenadinene
sake {n} (Japanese rice wine)  :: sake {m}
sake {n}  :: skyld {f}
sakura {n} (cherry blossom) SEE: cherry blossom  ::
sakura {n} (cherry) SEE: cherry  ::
sakura {n} (cherry tree) SEE: cherry tree  ::
salad {n} (a food made primarily of a mixture of raw ingredients, typically vegetables)  :: salat {m}
salary {n} (fixed amount of money paid on monthly or annual basis)  :: lønn {c}
sale {n} (act of putting up for auction to the highest bidder)  :: auksjon {m}
sale {n} (exchange of goods or services for currency or credit)  :: [Bokmål] salg {n}
sale {n} (sale of goods at reduced prices)  :: [Bokmål] salg {n}
salesman {n} (man whose job it is to sell things)  :: selger {m}
saline {adj} (salty)  :: [Bokmål] saltholdig; [Nynorsk] salthaldig
saline {n} (solution)  :: saltløsning {c}
salineness {n} (salineness) SEE: salinity  ::
salinity {n} (quality of being saline)  :: [Bokmål] saltholdighet {m} {f}, salinitet {m}
saliva {n} (liquid secreted into the mouth)  :: spytt {n}
sally {n} (willow) SEE: willow  ::
salmon {n} (fish)  :: laksfisk {m}
salmon trout {n} (rainbow trout) SEE: rainbow trout  ::
salon {n}  :: sal {m}
saloon {n} (sedan) SEE: sedan  ::
salpinx {n} (Fallopian tube) SEE: Fallopian tube  ::
salt {adj} (saline)  :: saltholdig
salt {adj} (salty)  :: salt
salt {n} (compound of an acid and a base)  :: salt {n}
salt {n} (salt marsh) SEE: salt marsh  ::
salt {n} (sodium chloride)  :: salt {n}, bordsalt {n}
salt {v} (to add salt to)  :: salte
salt cod {n} (Cod that has been dried and salted)  :: klippfisk {m}
salting {n} (salt marsh) SEE: salt marsh  ::
saltire {n} (Saint Andrew's cross) SEE: Saint Andrew's cross  ::
saltpetre {n} (potassium nitrate)  :: [Bokmål] salpeter {m}; [Nynorsk] salpeter {m}
salt water {n} (any water containing dissolved salt)  :: [Bokmål] saltvann {n}, saltvatn {n}; [Nynorsk] saltvatn {n}
salt water {n} (brine) SEE: brine  ::
salty {adj}  :: salt
salty dog {n} (seadog) SEE: seadog  ::
salubrious {adj}  :: helsebringende
salute {n}  :: hilsen {m}, honnør {m}
salute {v}  :: hilse
Salvadoran {adj} (of or pertaining to El Salvador)  :: [Bokmål] salvadoransk; [Nynorsk] salvadoransk
Salvadoran {n} (a person from El Salvador)  :: [Bokmål] salvadoraner {m}; [Nynorsk] salvadoran {m}, salvadoranar {m}
Salvadorian {adj} (Salvadoran) SEE: Salvadoran  ::
Salvadorian {n} (Salvadoran) SEE: Salvadoran  ::
salvage {n}  :: berging {f} , bergingslønn {f}
salvage {v}  :: redde, berge
salvation {n} (the process of being saved (religion))  :: frelse {m}
Salvation Army {prop} (protestant Christian charitable and evangelical organization)  :: [Bokmål] Frelsesarmeen; [Nynorsk] Frelsesarmeen
samarium {n} (chemical element)  :: samarium
same {adj} (not different as regards self; identical)  :: samme
same {adj} (similar, alike)  :: lignende
same {pron} (something similar, something of the identical type)  :: samme, lignende
same {pron} (the identical thing)  :: samme
same-sex marriage {n} (gay marriage) SEE: gay marriage  ::
same to you {phrase} (I wish to you what you have just wished to me)  :: i like måte
Sami {adj} (relating to the Sami people or languages)  :: [Bokmål] samisk; [Nynorsk] samisk
Sami {n} (member of indigenous people of Lapland)  :: same {m}
Sami {prop} (any of the languages of the Sami)  :: [Bokmål] samisk {m}; [Nynorsk] samisk {m}
samisen {n} (shamisen) SEE: shamisen  ::
Samland {prop} (peninsula which juts into the Baltic)  :: Samland
samlaw {n} (pedicab) SEE: pedicab  ::
Samoa {prop} (Independent State of Samoa)  :: Samoa
Samoan {adj} (of or pertaining to Samoa)  :: [Bokmål] samoansk; [Nynorsk] samoansk
Samoan {n} (person)  :: [Bokmål] samoaner {m}; [Nynorsk] samoanar {m}
Samoan {prop} (Samoan language)  :: [Bokmål] samoansk {m}; [Nynorsk] samoansk {m}
Samogitian {adj} (Of, from, or pertaining to the region of Samogitia, or its people)  :: samogitisk
Samogitian {prop} (Baltic language spoken in Samogitia)  :: samogitisk
samogon {n} (moonshine) SEE: moonshine  ::
Samos {prop}  :: Samos
Samosata {prop} (city in Commagene)  :: Samosata
samovar {n} (metal urn with a spigot, for boiling water for making tea)  :: samovar
sampan {n} (Chinese boat)  :: sampan
sample {n} (part taken for inspection)  :: prøve {m} , sample {n} , eksempel {n}
sample {v} (to take or to test a sample or samples of)  :: ta prøve av
Samson {prop} (Israelite judge)  :: Samson
Samuel {prop} (male given name)  :: Samuel
samurai {n} (feudal Japanese warrior)  :: samurai {m}
sanctify {v} (to endorse)  :: velsigne
sanctify {v} (to make holy)  :: vigsle, helliggjøre
sanctify {v} (to purify)  :: rense, tilgi
sanctimonious {adj} (making a show of being morally better than others, especially hypocritically)  :: [Bokmål] skinnhellig; [Nynorsk] skinheilag
sanction {n} (approval, by an authority, that makes something valid)  :: godkjennelse {m}, tillatelse {m}
sanction {n} (penalty, coercive measure)  :: sanksjon {m}
sanction {n} (stipulation specifying the above)  :: sanksjon {m}
sanction {v} (to give authorization or approval to)  :: godkjenne, tillate
sanction {v} (to penalize a state, especially for violating international law)  :: sanksjonere, straffe
sanctuary {n} (area set aside for protection)  :: reservat {n}
sanctuary {n} (place of safety or protection)  :: tilfluktssted {n}
sanctuary {n} (state of being protected)  :: asyl {n}, fristed {n}
sand {n} (beach)  :: sandstrand, strand
sand {n} (colour)  :: sandfarget
sand {n} (finely ground rock)  :: [Bokmål] sand {m}; [Nynorsk] sand {m}
sandal {n} (sandalwood) SEE: sandalwood  ::
sandal {n} (type of footwear)  :: [Bokmål] sandal {m}; [Nynorsk] sandal {m}
sandbag {n} (a bag filled with sand)  :: [Bokmål] sandsekk {m}; [Nynorsk] sandsekk {m}
sandbank {n} (ridge of sand)  :: [Bokmål] sandbanke {m}; [Nynorsk] sandbanke {m}
sandbathe {v} (to take a sand bath) SEE: dustbathe  ::
sandblast {v} (to spray with sand)  :: sandblåse
sandbox {n}  :: sandkasse {m}
sand dune {n} (mound of windblown sand)  :: [Bokmål] sanddyne {m}; [Nynorsk] sanddyne {f}
sander {n} (machine for sanding)  :: slipemaskin {f}
sandhopper {n} (sand flea) SEE: sand flea  ::
sanding sheet {n} (sheet of sanding paper)  :: slipeark
sandpaper {n} (a sheet)  :: sandpapir {n}, slipeark
sandpaper {n} (paper coated with abrasive material)  :: [Bokmål] sandpapir {n}; [Nynorsk] sandpapir {n}
sandpaper {v} (to polish or grind a surface)  :: slipe
sandpit {n} (children's play area)  :: sandkasse {f}
sandstone {n} (sand/clay sedimentary rock)  :: [Bokmål] sandstein {m}; [Nynorsk] sandstein {m}
sandwich {n} (open sandwich) SEE: open sandwich  ::
sandwich {n} (snack consisting of two slices of bread)  :: sandwich, smørbrød
sandy {adj} (sand-coloured)  :: sandfarget
sane {adj} (mentally healthy)  :: tilregnelig, fornuftig
sangfroid {n} (composure, self-possession or imperturbability)  :: kaldblodig, uberørt
sanguine {adj} (anticipating the best)  :: optimistisk; [Bokmål] sangvinsk; [Nynorsk] sangvinsk
sanguine {adj} (warm; ardent)  :: [Bokmål] sangvinsk; [Nynorsk] sangvinsk
sanitary {adj} (hygienic)  :: hygienisk
sanitary {adj} (of health)  :: sanitær
sanitary towel {n} (pad of cotton) SEE: sanitary napkin  ::
sanity {n}  :: tilregnelighet, fornuft {m}
San José {prop} (A city in California, USA) SEE: San Jose  ::
San Marino {prop} (capital city)  :: San Marino
San Marino {prop} (Republic of San Marino)  :: San Marino
sans {prep} (without)  :: uten
Sanskrit {prop} (language)  :: sanskrit
Santa {prop} (Santa Claus) SEE: Santa Claus  ::
Santa Claus {prop} (fictional figure)  :: julenissen
Santiago de Chile {prop} (Santiago) SEE: Santiago  ::
sap {n} (juice of plant)  :: [Bokmål] [trees] sevje {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] [trees] sevje {f}
sap {n} (slang: saphead)  :: tosk {m}
Sapphic {adj} (sapphic) SEE: sapphic  ::
sapphire {adj} (colour)  :: safirblå
sapphire {n} (gem)  :: safir {m}
Sara {prop} (female given name) SEE: Sarah  ::
Sarah {prop} (given name from Hebrew)  :: Sara
sarcasm {n} (derision, facetiousness)  :: sarkasme
sardine {n} (fish)  :: [Bokmål] sardin {m}; [Nynorsk] sardin {m}
Sardinian {prop} (language)  :: sardisk {m} {n}
sardonic {adj} (scornfully mocking)  :: bitter
sarong {n} (garment made of printed cloth wrapped about the waist)  :: sarong {m}
Satan {prop} (the Devil)  :: Satan
satanical {adj} (satanic) SEE: satanic  ::
Satanism {n} (a religion founded by Anton Szandor LaVey)  :: satanisme {m}
Satanism {n} (devil worship)  :: satanisme {m}
satchel {n} (bag or case with one or two shoulder straps)  :: skulderveske, ransel
satellite {n} (man-made apparatus designed to be placed in orbit around a celestial body)  :: satelitt
satellite dish {n} (parabolic antenna)  :: [Bokmål] parabolantenne {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] parabolantenne {f}
satellite town {n} (self-contained town near a metropolis)  :: [Bokmål] drabantby {m}; [Nynorsk] drabantby {m}
satiate {v}  :: tilfredsstille, mette
satire {n} (literary technique)  :: satire {m}
satiric {adj} (satirical) SEE: satirical  ::
satirical {adj} (of or pertaining to satire)  :: satirisk
satisfaction {n}  :: tilfredsstillelse {m} , oppreisning
satisfactory {adj} (adequate or sufficient)  :: [Bokmål] tilfredsstillende, tilstrekkelig, fyllestgjørende, fullgod
satisfied {adj} (in a state of satisfaction)  :: tilfreds, fornøyd, mett
satisfy {v} (to meet needs, to fulfill)  :: tilfredsstille
saturate {v} (to become penetrated or soaked)  :: gjennomvæte
saturate {v} (to cause a substance to become inert by chemical combination with all that it can hold)  :: mette
saturated {adj} (chemistry: having all available valence bonds filled)  :: mettet
saturated {adj} (full; unable to hold or contain any more)  :: mettet
saturated {adj} (of a solution: containing all the solute that can normally be dissolved)  :: mettet
saturated {adj} (soaked or drenched with moisture)  :: mettet
saturation {n}  :: metning
Saturday {n} (day of the week)  :: [Bokmål] lørdag {m}; [Nynorsk] laurdag {m}
Saturn {prop} (god)  :: Saturn {m}
Saturn {prop} (planet)  :: Saturn {m}
saturnism {n} (lead poisoning) SEE: plumbism  ::
sauce {n} (liquid condiment)  :: [Bokmål] saus {m}; [Nynorsk] saus {m}
saucepan {n} (deep cooking vessel)  :: kasserolle {m}, gryte {f}
saucer {n} (object shaped like a saucer)  :: tallerken {m}
saucer {n} (small dish)  :: [Bokmål] tefat {n}, (small plate) asjett {m}; [Nynorsk] tefat {n}, (small plate) asjett {m}
saucy {adj} (impertinent or disrespectful)  :: frekk
saucy {adj} (impudently bold)  :: frekk
saucy {adj} (mildly erotic)  :: dristig
Saudi {adj} (pertaining to Saudi Arabia)  :: [Bokmål] saudisk, saudiarabisk; [Nynorsk] saudisk, saudiarabisk
Saudi {n} (person from Saudi Arabia)  :: [Bokmål] saudier {m}, saudiaraber {m}; [Nynorsk] saudiar {m}, saudiarabar {m}
Saudi Arabia {prop} (country in the Middle East)  :: Saudi-Arabia
Saudi Arabian {adj} (pertaining to Saudi Arabia)  :: [Bokmål] saudisk, saudiarabisk; [Nynorsk] saudisk, saudiarabisk
Saudi Arabian {n} (person from Saudi Arabia)  :: [Bokmål] saudier {m}, saudiaraber {m}; [Nynorsk] saudiar {m}, saudiarabar {m}
sauerkraut {n} (a dish made by fermenting finely chopped cabbage)  :: [Bokmål] surkål {m}; [Nynorsk] surkål {m}
Saul {prop} (first king of Israel)  :: Saul
Saul {prop} (original name of Paul)  :: Saulus
sauna {n} (sauna room or house)  :: badstue {f}
saunter {n} (a leisurely walk or stroll)  :: spasertur {m}
saunter {v} (stroll or walk at a leisurely pace)  :: slentre
sausage {n} (for slicing)  :: pølse {c}
sausage {n} (small, uncooked)  :: pølse {c}, sosiss {m}
savage {adj} (Barbaric, not civilized)  :: barbarisk
savage {adj} (Brutal, vicious or merciless)  :: brutal, grusom
savage {adj} (Fierce and ferocious)  :: rasende
savage {adj} (Wild, not cultivated)  :: vill
savage {n} (uncivilized or feral person)  :: villmann {m}
savage {v} (To criticise vehemently)  :: slakte
savagery {n} (Act of cruelty)  :: grusomhet {m}
savagery {n} (Being savage)  :: villskap {m}
savagery {n} (Savage or brutal behaviour)  :: brutalitet {m}
savanna {n} (tropical grassland with scattered trees)  :: savanne {m}
savannah {n} (savanna) SEE: savanna  ::
save {n} (block that prevents an opponent from scoring)  :: redning
save {prep} (except, with the exception of)  :: unntatt
save {v} (accumulate money)  :: spare
save {v} (economize)  :: spare
save {v} (store for future use)  :: spare, lagre
save {v} (to help someone to survive)  :: redde
save {v} (to write a file to a disk)  :: lagre
saving {n} (reduction in cost)  :: besparelse {m}, økonomisering {c}
saving {n} (something that is saved)  :: besparelser {m}
savior {n} (a person who rescues another from harm)  :: redningsmann {m}; [Bokmål] frelser {m}; [Nynorsk] frelsar {m}
savor {n} (a distinctive sensation)  :: smak {m}, nytelse {m}
savor {n} (the specific taste or smell of something)  :: aroma {m}, smak {m}, lukt {c}
savor {v} (to appreciate, enjoy or relish something)  :: nyte
savor {v} (to possess a particular taste or smell, or a distinctive quality)  :: smake
savour {v} (savour) SEE: savor  ::
Savoy {n} (Savoy cabbage) SEE: Savoy cabbage  ::
saw {n} (musical saw) SEE: musical saw  ::
saw {n} (sawtooth wave) SEE: sawtooth  ::
saw {n} (tool)  :: [Bokmål] sag {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] sag {f}
saw {v} (cut with a saw)  :: sage
sawdust {n} (dust created by sawing)  :: sagmugg {m} {n}; [Bokmål] sagflis {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] sagflis {f}
sawmill {n} (machine, building or company)  :: sagbruk {n}, sag {m} {f}
sawtooth {n} (sawtooth wave) SEE: sawtooth wave  ::
Saxony {prop} (state)  :: Sachsen
saxophone {n} (a musical instrument of the woodwind family)  :: [Bokmål] saksofon {m}; [Nynorsk] saksofon {m}
saxophonist {n} (person who plays or practices with the saxophone)  :: [Bokmål] saksofonist {m}; [Nynorsk] saksofonist {m}
say {v} (to communicate verbally or in writing)  :: [Bokmål] si; [Nynorsk] seia, seie
say {v} (to indicate in a written form)  :: [Bokmål] si; [Nynorsk] seia, seie
say {v} (to pronounce)  :: [Bokmål] si; [Nynorsk] seia, seie
say goodbye {v} (wish someone farewell upon their leaving)  :: ta adjø, ta avskjed, ta farvel
scab {n} (mange) SEE: mange  ::
scab {n} (scabies) SEE: scabies  ::
scab {n} (strikebreaker) SEE: strikebreaker  ::
scabies {n} (an infestation of parasitic mites, Sarcoptes scabiei)  :: reveskabb
scaffold {n} (platform for executions)  :: skafott {n}
scaffold {n} (structure made of scaffolding, for workers to stand on while working on a building)  :: stillas {n}
scaffolding {n} (system of tubes or poles used to support people and material)  :: stillas {n}
scale {n} (assigning a magnitude)  :: [Bokmål] skala {m}; [Nynorsk] skala {m}
scale {n} (device)  :: vekt {f}
scale {n} (keratin pieces covering the skin of certain animals)  :: [Bokmål] skjell {m} {f} {n}; [Nynorsk] skjel {f} {n}
scale {n} (limescale) SEE: limescale  ::
scale {n} (ordered numerical sequence)  :: [Bokmål] skala {m}; [Nynorsk] skala {m}
scale {n} (ratio of distances)  :: [Bokmål] skala {m}; [Nynorsk] skala {m}
scale {n} (series of notes)  :: [Bokmål] skala {m}; [Nynorsk] skala {m}
scale {n} (size or scope)  :: [Bokmål] skala {m}; [Nynorsk] skala {m}
scale model {n} (three-dimensional copy or representation of something)  :: skalamodell
scales {n} (device for weighing goods for sale)  :: vekt {f}
scalp {n} (bed of shellfish) SEE: scaup  ::
scalp {n} (part of head where the hair grows)  :: [Bokmål] hodebunn {m}
scalpel {n} (small straight knife)  :: skalpell {m}
scaly anteater {n} (pangolin) SEE: pangolin  ::
scam {n} (fraudulent deal)  :: bondefangeri
Scandinavia {prop} (Denmark, Norway, and Sweden)  :: Skandinavia
Scandinavia {prop} (Scandinavian Peninsula) SEE: Scandinavian Peninsula  ::
Scandinavian {adj} (of Scandinavia)  :: skandinavisk
Scandinavian {n} (someone from Scandinavia)  :: [Bokmål] skandinav {m}; [Nynorsk] skandinav {m}
Scandinavian Peninsula {prop} (peninsula in Northern Europe, see also: Scandinavia)  :: Skandinavia
scandium {n} (chemical element)  :: scandium
Scanian {adj} (of a Scanian, Scanian)  :: skånsk
Scanian {adj} (of Scania)  :: skånsk
Scanian {prop} (dialect)  :: skånsk {m}
Scanian {prop} (person)  :: skåning {m}
scapegoat {n} (a goat imbued with the sins of the people)  :: syndebukk {m}
scapegoat {n} (someone punished for someone else's error(s))  :: syndebukk {m}
scaphoid {n} (scaphoid bone) SEE: scaphoid bone  ::
scapula {n} (large flat bone) SEE: shoulder blade  ::
scar {n} (a permanent mark on the skin sometimes caused by the healing of a wound)  :: arr {n}
scarecrow {n} (an effigy made to scare the birds away)  :: [Bokmål] fugleskremsel {n}; [Nynorsk] fugleskremsel {n}, fugleskremsle {f}
scared {adj} (afraid, frightened)  :: redd
scared shitless {adj} (terrified) SEE: scared stiff  ::
scarf {n} (headscarf) SEE: headscarf  ::
scarf {n} (long garment worn around the neck)  :: skjerf {n}
scarlatina {n} (scarlet fever) SEE: scarlet fever  ::
scarlet {adj} (colour)  :: skarlagen
scarlet {n} (colour)  :: skarlagen {n}
scarlet fever {n} (streptococcal infection)  :: [Bokmål] skarlagensfeber {m}
scatter {v} (physics: to deflect)  :: [Bokmål] spre; [Nynorsk] spreie
scatter {v} (to cause to separate)  :: [Bokmål] spre; [Nynorsk] spreie
scatter {v} (to disperse)  :: [Bokmål] spre; [Nynorsk] spreie
scatter {v} (to distribute loosely)  :: strø
scatterbrained {adj} (absent-minded) SEE: absent-minded  ::
scavenger {n} (animal feeding on decaying matter)  :: [Bokmål] åtseleter {m}; [Nynorsk] åtseletar {m}
scene {n} (landscape, scenery) SEE: scenery  ::
scene {n} ((theater) the stage) SEE: stage  ::
sceptic {n} (sceptic) SEE: skeptic  ::
sceptre {n} (ornamental staff)  :: septer {m}
schadenfreude {n} (malicious enjoyment derived from observing someone else's misfortune)  :: skadefryd {m}
schedule {n} (time-based plan of events)  :: timeplan {m}
Scheldt {prop} (river)  :: Schelde; [Nynorsk] Schelde
schematic {adj} (represented simply)  :: [Bokmål] skjematisk; [Nynorsk] skjematisk
schistous {adj} (schistose) SEE: schistose  ::
schizophrenia {n} (illness)  :: [Bokmål] schizofreni {m}; [Nynorsk] schizofreni {m}
schmo {n} (schmuck) SEE: schmuck  ::
schnoz {n} (schnozzle) SEE: schnozzle  ::
schnoz {n} (schnozzle) SEE: schnozzle  ::
scholarship {n} (study allowance)  :: [Bokmål] stipend {n}, stipendium {n}; [Nynorsk] stipend {n}
scholar's mate {n} (checkmate which occurs after the moves 1.e4 e5 2.Qh5 Nc6 3.Bc4 Nf6 4.Qxf7#)  :: skolematten
school {n} (a department/institute at a college or university)  :: fakultet {n}
school {n} (a group of fish etc.)  :: [Bokmål] stim {m}, flokk {m} [e.g. of dolphins]; [Nynorsk] stim {m}, flokk {m} [e.g. of dolphins]
school {n} (an institution dedicated to teaching and learning)  :: skole {m}
school {n} (a particular doctrine)  :: skole {m}
school {v} (educate, teach, or train)  :: skole, skolere, lære opp, utdanne
schoolbag {n} (satchel)  :: [Bokmål] skoleveske {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] skoleveske {f}, skuleveske {f}
school band {n} (a musical ensemble associated with a school)  :: skolekorps {n}
schoolchild {n} (young person attending school or of an age to attend school)  :: [Bokmål] skolebarn {n}; [Nynorsk] skolebarn {n}, skulebarn {n}
school crossing attendant {n} (crossing attendant) SEE: crossing guard, lollipop man, lollipop lady  ::
schoolie {n} (schoolteacher) SEE: teacher  ::
school sores {n} (impetigo) SEE: impetigo  ::
schoolteacher {n} (schoolteacher) SEE: teacher  ::
schooner {n} (sailing ship)  :: skonnert
Schrödinger's cat {prop} (thought experiment)  :: Schrödingers katt
science {n} (collective discipline of learning acquired through the scientific method)  :: [Bokmål] vitenskap {m}; [Nynorsk] vitskap {m}
science {n} (knowledge gained through study or practice)  :: kunskap {c}
science {n} (particular discipline or branch of learning)  :: [Bokmål] vitenskap {m}; [Nynorsk] vitskap {m}
scientific {adj} (of or having to do with science)  :: [Bokmål] vitenskapelig
scientifically {adv} (methodically) SEE: methodically  ::
scientificity {n} (quality or state of being scientific)  :: [Bokmål] vitenskaplighet {f} {m}; [Nynorsk] vitskaplegheit {f}
scientist {n} (one whose activities make use of scientific method)  :: [Bokmål] forsker, vitenskapsmann; [Nynorsk] forskar, vitskapsmann
scion {n} (descendant)  :: etterkommer {m}
scion {n} ((detached) shoot or twig)  :: podekvist {m}, skudd {n}
scion {n} (heir to a throne)  :: ætling {m}
scissor {v} (to cut using scissors)  :: klippe
scissors {n} (tool used for cutting)  :: [Bokmål] saks {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] saks {f}
sclerosis {n} (abnormal hardening of body tissues)  :: [Bokmål] sklerose {m}; [Nynorsk] sklerose {m}
scold {v} (rebuke) SEE: rebuke  ::
scooter {n} (a child's foot-operated vehicle)  :: sparkesykkel {m}, sparksykkel {m}
scooter {n} (motor-scooter)  :: moped {m}, scooter
score {n} (musical composition in a format indicating how the composition is to be played)  :: partitur {n}
score {n} (number of points earned)  :: poengsum {m}
score {n} (twenty, see also: twenty)  :: [Bokmål] snes {n}; [Nynorsk] sneis {f} {n}, tjug {n}
scorer {n} (scorekeeper) SEE: scorekeeper  ::
Scorpio {prop} (astrological sign)  :: Skorpionen {m}
Scorpio {prop} (constellation) SEE: Scorpius  ::
scorpion {n} (any of various arachnids of the order Scorpiones)  :: skorpion {m}
Scorpius {prop} (astrological sign) SEE: Scorpio  ::
Scorpius {prop} (constellation)  :: Skorpionen {m}
scorzonera {n} (black salsify) SEE: black salsify  ::
Scot {n} (a person born in or native to Scotland)  :: skotte {m}
Scotch {n} (uncountable: whisky made in Scotland)  :: [Bokmål] skotsk whisky {m}; [Nynorsk] skotsk whisky {m}
Scotch crow {n} (hooded crow) SEE: hooded crow  ::
Scotch tape {prop} (adhesive tape) SEE: adhesive tape  ::
Scotch whisky {n} (alcoholic drink)  :: [Bokmål] skotsk whisky {m}; [Nynorsk] skotsk whisky {m}
scotfree {adv} (scot-free) SEE: scot-free  ::
Scotland {prop} (country in northwest Europe to the north of England)  :: Skottland
Scots {adj} (Scottish)  :: [Bokmål] skotsk; [Nynorsk] skotsk
Scots {prop} (Lowland Scots language)  :: [Bokmål] skotsk {m}; [Nynorsk] skotsk {m}
Scots Gaelic {prop} (Scottish Gaelic) SEE: Scottish Gaelic  ::
Scotsman {n} (a man from Scotland)  :: skotte {m}
Scottish {adj} (of a person)  :: [Bokmål] skotsk; [Nynorsk] skotsk
Scottish {adj} (of a thing or concept)  :: [Bokmål] skotsk; [Nynorsk] skotsk
Scottish English {prop} (dialect of English spoken in Scotland)  :: skotsk engelsk {m}
Scottish Gaelic {prop} (The Gaelic language of Scotland)  :: skotsk-gælisk
scour {v} (to clean, polish, or wash something by scrubbing it vigorously)  :: skrubbe, skure
scour {v} (to search an area thoroughly)  :: finkjemme
scourge {n} (a persistent pest, illness, or source of trouble)  :: [Bokmål] svøpe {m}
scourge {n} (a whip often of leather)  :: [Bokmål] svøpe {m}
scouring pad {n} (abrasive pad) SEE: scourer  ::
scrabble {v} (to scribble) SEE: scribble  ::
scrambled egg {n} (dish)  :: eggerøre {f}
scrapheap {n} (junkyard) SEE: junkyard  ::
scratch {n} (disruption or mark on a surface)  :: risp {n}
scratch card {n} (lottery ticket)  :: skrapelodd {n}
scratch together {v} (collect small amounts) SEE: scrape together  ::
scrawny {adj} (Thin, malnourished and weak)  :: tynn, radmager, skrinn/skrant, skranglet
scream {v} (to make the sound of a scream)  :: skrike, hyle
screech owl {n} (Megascops)  :: lundugle
screech owl {n} (Tyto alba)  :: tårnugle
screen {n} (informational viewing area)  :: [Bokmål] skjerm {m}; [Nynorsk] skjerm {m}
screen {n} (physical divider)  :: [Bokmål] skjerm {m}; [Nynorsk] skjerm {m}
screen {n} (viewing area of a movie)  :: [Bokmål] skjerm {m}, lerret {n}; [Nynorsk] skjerm {m}, lerret {n}, lereft {n}
screencap {n} (screenshot) SEE: screenshot  ::
screen capture {n} (picture or image captured from a computer screen; a screenshot)  :: skjermskudd {n}, skjermutklipp {n}, skjermutskrift {m}
screenshot {n} (image of computer screen output)  :: [Bokmål] skjermbilde {n}, skjermdump {m}; [Nynorsk] skjermbilete {n}, skjermbilde {n}
screw {n} (act of screwing)  :: skruing {m}
screw {n} (Archimedes screw) SEE: Archimedes screw  ::
screw {n} (backspin) SEE: backspin  ::
screw {n} (fastener)  :: skrue {m}
screw {v} (to connect or assemble pieces using a screw)  :: [Bokmål] skru
screw cap {n} (cap of a bottle or jar which screws onto the threaded lip of the container)  :: [Bokmål] skrukork {m}; [Nynorsk] skrukork {m}
screwdriver {n} (drink)  :: screwdriver {m}
screwdriver {n} (tool)  :: skrujern, skrutrekker
script {n} (procedure or program in computing)  :: [Bokmål] skript
Scripture {n} (Bible) SEE: Bible  ::
Scripture {n} (Edda) SEE: Edda  ::
Scripture {n} (Koran) SEE: Koran  ::
Scripture {n} (Tanakh) SEE: Tanakh  ::
scriptwriter {n} (screenwriter) SEE: screenwriter  ::
scrofulous {adj} (corrupt) SEE: corrupt  ::
scrounge {n} (scrounger) SEE: scrounger  ::
scrub {n} (cancellation) SEE: cancellation  ::
scrub {v} (to rub hard)  :: skrubbe
scrummage {n} (rugby formation of all forwards) SEE: scrum  ::
scrummaging machine {n} (scrum machine) SEE: scrum machine  ::
scrump {v} (to steal fruit, especially apples, from a garden or orchard)  :: gå på slang/epleslang
scruple {n} (hesitation from the difficulty of determining what is right)  :: [Bokmål] skruppel {m}
scrupulous {adj} (having principles)  :: [Bokmål] skrupuløs, prinsippfast
scrupulous {adj} (having scruples)  :: [Bokmål] skrupuløs, samvittighetsfull
scrupulous {adj} (meticulous)  :: [Bokmål] skrupuløs, nøye, grundig, omhyggelig
scrutinise {v} (scrutinize) SEE: scrutinize  ::
scrutinize {v} (to examine with great care)  :: granske
scrutiny {n} (intense study)  :: finlesing; [Bokmål] nøye undersøkelse
scrutny {n} (scrutiny) SEE: scrutiny  ::
scrutore {n} (escritoire) SEE: escritoire  ::
scull {n} (small boat)  :: singelsculler
Sculptor {prop} (constellation)  :: [Bokmål] Billedhuggeren; [Nynorsk] Bilethoggaren, Bildehoggaren
sculpture {n} (art of sculpting)  :: [Bokmål] skulptur {m}; [Nynorsk] skulptur {m}
sculpture {n} (work of art created by sculpting)  :: [Bokmål] skulptur {m}; [Nynorsk] skulptur {m}
scumbag {n} (condom) SEE: condom  ::
scurvy {n} (deficiency of vitamin C)  :: [Bokmål] skjørbuk {m}; [Nynorsk] skjørbuk {m}
scutch grass {n} (Bermuda grass) SEE: Bermuda grass  ::
scythe {n} (farm tool)  :: ljå {m}
Scythia {prop} (region of Central Eurasia)  :: Skytia
Sczedrzik {prop} (Szczedrzyk) SEE: Szczedrzyk  ::
sea {n} (body of water)  :: [Bokmål] hav {n}, sjø {m}; [Nynorsk] hav {n}, sjø {m}
seabird {n} (any bird that spends most of its time in coastal waters)  :: [Bokmål] sjøfugl {m}; [Nynorsk] sjøfugl {m}
seaborgium {n} (chemical element with atomic number 106)  :: seaborgium
seadog {n} (dogfish) SEE: dogfish  ::
seadog {n} (sailor accustomed to the sea)  :: [lit.: sea bear] sjøbjørn {c}
sea eagle {n} (Haliaeetus albicilla) SEE: white-tailed eagle  ::
seafarer {n} (sailor) SEE: sailor  ::
seafaring {adj} (fit to travel on the sea) SEE: seagoing  ::
seafood {n} (fish, shellfish, seaweed and other edible aquatic life)  :: sjømat
seagoing {adj} (made for or used on the high seas)  :: [Bokmål] sjøgående
sea green {adj} (of a bluish green colour)  :: [Bokmål] sjøgrønn
seagull {n} (bird of the family Laridae)  :: [Bokmål] måke {f} {m}, måse {m}; [Nynorsk] måke {f} {m}, måse {m}
sea ice {n} (frozen seawater)  :: [Bokmål] sjøis {m}; [Nynorsk] sjøis {m}
seal {n} (pattern, design)  :: [Nynorsk] segl
seal {n} (pinniped)  :: sel {m}
seal {n} (security against leakage)  :: segl {n}
seal {n} (something designed to prevent liquids or gasses from leaking)  :: forsegling {m}
sea leopard {n} (Hydrurga leptonyx) SEE: leopard seal  ::
sea lettuce {n} (beach cabbage) SEE: beach cabbage  ::
sea lettuce {n} (sand lettuce) SEE: sand lettuce  ::
sea lettuce {n} (slender sea lettuce) SEE: slender sea lettuce  ::
sea lion {n} (member of the Otariidae family)  :: [Bokmål] sjøløve {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] sjøløve {f}
seam {n} (folded back and stitched piece of fabric)  :: [Bokmål] søm {m}; [Nynorsk] saum {m}
seaman {n} (mariner or sailor)  :: [Bokmål] sjømann {m}; [Nynorsk] sjømann {m}
seamanship {n} (skill and knowledge used in handling a vessel)  :: [Bokmål] sjømannskap {m} {n}; [Nynorsk] sjømannskap {m} {n}
sea oats {n} (Chasmanthium latifolium) SEE: river oats  ::
Sea of Japan {prop} (Asian sea)  :: Japanhavet
sea-parrot {n} (puffin) SEE: puffin  ::
seaplane {n} (an aircraft)  :: sjøfly {n}
search {n} (an attempt to find something)  :: [Bokmål] søken {m} {c}
search {v} ((followed by "for") to look thoroughly)  :: lete
search {v} (to look throughout (a place) for something)  :: [Bokmål] søke, lete
search engine {n} (application that searches for data)  :: [Bokmål] søkemotor {m}; [Nynorsk] søkjemotor {m}
sea salt {n} (salt prepared by evaporating sea water)  :: [Bokmål] havsalt {n}, sjøsalt {n}; [Nynorsk] havsalt {n}, sjøsalt {n}
sea serpent {n} (sea monster)  :: sjøorm {m}
seashell {n} (shell)  :: [Bokmål] skjell
seashore {n} (foreshore) SEE: foreshore  ::
sea-sickness {n} (seasickness) SEE: seasickness  ::
seaside resort {n} (coastal holiday resort)  :: [Bokmål] badeby {m}; [Nynorsk] badeby {m}
season {n} (part of year with something special)  :: sesong {m}, løpetid {m} {f} [mating season]
season {n} (quarter of a year)  :: årstid {m} {f}, sesong {m}
season {v} (to become mature)  :: modnes
season {v} (to flavour food)  :: krydre, smaksette
season ticket {n} (ticket that is valid for all of the events in a series)  :: [Bokmål] sesongkort {n}; [Nynorsk] sesongkort {n}
seat belt {n} (restraining belt)  :: [Bokmål] bilbelte {n}, setebelte {n}; [Nynorsk] bilbelte {n}, setebelte {n}
sea trout {n} (Salmo trutta morpha trutta)  :: sjøaure; [Bokmål] sjøørret
sea urchin {n} (any of many marine echinoderms of the class Echinoidea)  :: kråkebolle {m}; [Bokmål] sjøpiggsvin {n}, sjøpinnsvin {n}, kråkebolle {m}; [Nynorsk] sjøpiggsvin {n}, kråkebolle {m}
seawater {n} (saltwater of a sea or ocean)  :: [Bokmål] sjøvann {n}, havvann {n}
Sebastian {prop} (given name)  :: Sebastian
secateurs {n} (pruning shears) SEE: pruning shears  ::
secession {n} (The act of seceding)  :: [Bokmål] løsrivelse {m}
second {adj} (second (numeral))  :: andre
second {adj} (that which comes after the first)  :: andre {n}
second {n} (attendant of a duel or boxing match standing in for a contestant)  :: sekundant {m}
second {n} (manufactured item that fails to meet quality control standards)  :: feilvare {m}
second {n} (one who agrees in addition)  :: støtte
second {n} (short, indeterminate amount of time)  :: sekund {n}, øyeblikk {n}
second {n} (SI unit of time)  :: sekund {n}
second {n} (unit of angular measure)  :: sekund {n}
secondary smoking {n} (passive smoking) SEE: passive smoking  ::
second cousin {n} (grandnephew or grandniece of a grandparent)  :: tremenning {m}, nestsyskenbarn {n}
second fiddle {n} (music: fiddle part in harmony to the first fiddle)  :: annenfiolin {m}, andrefiolin {m}
second fiddle {n} (music: person playing second fiddle)  :: annenfiolin {m}, andrefiolin {m}
second-half {n} (second half) SEE: second half  ::
second hand {adj} (secondhand) SEE: secondhand  ::
second hand {n} (the hand or pointer that shows the number of seconds that have passed)  :: [Bokmål] sekundviser {m}; [Nynorsk] sekundvisar {m}
second-hand smoke {n} (smoke from cigarettes, that any person including non-smokers could breathe in)  :: passiv røyking {m} {f}
second language {n} (language spoken other than the mother tongue)  :: [Bokmål] andrespråk {n}; [Nynorsk] andrespråk {n}
second last {adj} (penultimate) SEE: penultimate  ::
second lieutenant {n} (the rank below a lieutenant)  :: fenrik {m}; sekondløytnant {m} (dated)
second person {n} (the form of a verb used when the subject of a sentence is the audience)  :: andre person
second-person {adj} (in the second person)  :: andre person
second to last {adj} (penultimate) SEE: penultimate  ::
Second World War {prop} (World War II) SEE: World War II  ::
secret {adj} (being or kept hidden.)  :: hemmelig, skjult
secret {n} (knowledge that is hidden)  :: [Bokmål] hemmelighet {m} {f}, løyndom {m}; [Nynorsk] løyndom {m}, hemmelegheit {f}
secretion {n} (secreted substance)  :: [Bokmål] sekret {n}; [Nynorsk] sekret {n}
secretive {adj} (having an inclination to secrecy)  :: [Bokmål] hemmelighetsfull
sect {n} (religious movement)  :: sekt {m}
sectarian {adj} (of, or relating to a sect)  :: [Bokmål] sekterisk; [Nynorsk] sekterisk
section {n} (image that shows an object as if cut along a plane) SEE: cross-section  ::
section {v} (to commit to mental hospital)  :: tvangsinnlegge
secure {adj} (Firm and not likely to fail; stable)  :: sikker
secure {adj} (free from anxiety or doubt; unafraid)  :: sikker
secure {adj} (free from attack or danger; protected)  :: sikker
secure {adj} (free from the danger of theft; safe)  :: sikker
secure {adj} (free from the risk of eavesdropping, interception or discovery; secret)  :: sikker
secure {adj} (Free from the risk of financial loss; reliable)  :: sikker
securely {adv} (in a secure manner)  :: sikkert
security {n}  :: [1,4] sikkerhet {m}, [2] sikkerhetstjeneste {m}, [3] obligasjon {m}, [3] gjeldsbrev {n}
security {n} (condition of not being threatened)  :: [Bokmål] sikkerhet {m} {f}
Security Council {prop} (UN Security Council) SEE: UN Security Council  ::
security guard {n} (person employed to provided security)  :: [Bokmål] sikkerhetsvakt {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] sikkerheitsvakt {f}
sedentary {adj} (not moving, not migratory)  :: stillesittende
sedimentary {adj} (composed of sediment)  :: [Bokmål] sedimentær; [Nynorsk] sedimentær
sedimentary rock {n} (one of the major groups of rock that makes up the crust of the Earth)  :: sedimentær bergart, avsetningsbergarter
Sedna {prop} (planetoid)  :: Sedna
see {v} (perceive with the eyes)  :: [Bokmål] se; [Nynorsk] sjå
see {v} (understand)  :: skjønne, forstå
seed {n} (fertilized grain)  :: [Bokmål] frø {n}; [Nynorsk] frø {n}
seed grain {n} (seed corn) SEE: seed corn  ::
seeing-eye dog {n} (seeing-eye dog) SEE: guide dog  ::
seek {v} (to try to find)  :: [Bokmål] søke, lete
seel {v} (To blind) SEE: blind  ::
seem {v} (to appear)  :: [Bokmål] synes
seemingly {adv} (apparently) SEE: apparently  ::
see off {v} (to defeat) SEE: defeat  ::
seesaw {n} (structure)  :: dumphuske {m}
seesaw {v} (to fluctuate)  :: svinge
seesaw {v} (to use a seesaw)  :: dumpe
see the forest for the trees {v} (to be overwhelmed by detail to the point where it obscures the overall situation)  :: ikke se skogen for bare trær
see the light of day {v}  :: [Bokmål] se dagens lys
see-through {adj} (translucent) SEE: translucent  ::
see-through {adj} (transparent) SEE: transparent  ::
see ya {interj} (see you) SEE: see you  ::
segment {n} (circular segment) SEE: circular segment  ::
segment {n} (line segment) SEE: line segment  ::
segregate {v} (to separate)  :: segregere
seine {n} (fishing net)  :: [Bokmål] not {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] not {f}
seismologic {adj} (relating to the field of seismology) SEE: seismological  ::
seismology {n} (the study of the vibration of the Earth's interior)  :: [Bokmål] seismologi {m}; [Nynorsk] seismologi {m}
sei whale {n} (whale of the rorqual family)  :: seihval {m}
seize {v} (grab)  :: gripe
seize {v} (take advantage)  :: gripe
seize the day {v} (enjoy the present)  :: gripe dagen
seizure {n} (act of taking possession, as by force or right of law)  :: inndragning {m}
seizure {n} (sudden attack or convulsion)  :: krampe {m} {f}; [Bokmål] anfall {n}; [Nynorsk] anfall {n}
seizure {n} (sudden onset of pain or emotion)  :: [Bokmål] smerteanfall {n}; [Nynorsk] smerteåtak
sejunct {adj} (separate) SEE: separate  ::
seldom {adv} (infrequently, rarely)  :: [Bokmål] sjelden; [Nynorsk] sjeldan
selection {n} (process or act of selecting)  :: [Bokmål] utvalg {n}, utvelgelse {m}; [Nynorsk] utval {n}
selection {n} (something selected)  :: [Bokmål] utvalg {n}; [Nynorsk] utval {n}
selection {n} (variety of items taken from a larger collection)  :: [Bokmål] utvalg {n}; [Nynorsk] utval {n}
selective {adj} (of or pertaining to the process of selection)  :: [Bokmål] selektiv; [Nynorsk] selektiv
Selenite {n} (inhabitant of the Moon) SEE: Lunarian  ::
selenium {n} (chemical element)  :: selen
selenology {n} (the study of the moon and several satellites)  :: selenologi {m}
self {n} (individual person as the object of his own reflective consciousness)  :: selv
self-adhesive {adj} (adhesive)  :: [Bokmål] selvklebende
self-contradictory {adj} (statements that contradict themselves)  :: [Bokmål] selvmotsigende
self-control {n} (ability to control one's desires and impulses)  :: selvkontroll {m}
self-criticism {n} (criticism of oneself)  :: [Bokmål] selvkritikk {m}
self-determination {n} (political independence of a people)  :: [Bokmål] selvbestemmelse {m}, sjølbestemmelse {m}
self-educated {adj} (having learned without the direction of a teacher)  :: autodidakt {m}, selvlært {m}
self-examination {n} (examination of oneself)  :: [Bokmål] egenundersøkelse {m}, selvundersøkelse {m}
self-government {n} (self-government)  :: [Bokmål] selvstyre {n}
self-harm {n} (deliberate injuring of one's body)  :: [Bokmål] selvskading {m} {f}
selfie {n} (photographic self-portrait)  :: [Bokmål] selfie {m}; [Nynorsk] selfie {m}, sjølvi
self pollination {n} (self pollination) SEE: self-pollination  ::
self-portrait {n} (portrait of the painter who painted it)  :: [Bokmål] selvportrett {n}, sjølportrett {n}; [Nynorsk] sjølvportrett {n}
self-sufficient {adj} (able to provide for oneself independently of others)  :: [Bokmål] selvberget, selvforsørgende
self-sufficient {adj} (too confident)  :: [Bokmål] innbilsk, selvopptatt
self-taught {adj} (educated by oneself) SEE: self-educated  ::
sell {v} (to agree to transfer goods or provide services)  :: selge
sell {v} (to be sold)  :: få solgt, bli solgt
seller {n} (someone who sells)  :: [Bokmål] selger {m}, selgerinne {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] seljar {m}, seljarinne {f}
sellotape {n} (adhesive tape) SEE: adhesive tape  ::
Sellotape {n} (adhesive tape) SEE: adhesive tape  ::
Selma {prop} (female given name)  :: Selma
semantics {n} (individual meanings of words)  :: semantikk {m}
semantics {n} (science of the meaning of words)  :: semantikk {m}
semantics {n}  :: semantikk {c}
semantics {n} (study of the relationship between words and their meanings)  :: semantikk {m}
semblance {n} (likeness, similarity)  :: [Bokmål] likhet {m}
semen {n} (male reproductory fluid)  :: sæd {m}
semi- {prefix} (half (prefix))  :: halv-
semiacetal {n} (hemiacetal) SEE: hemiacetal  ::
semiannual {adj} (half-yearly)  :: halv årlig
semi-automatic {adj} (partially automatic)  :: [Bokmål] halvautomatisk; [Nynorsk] halvautomatisk
semicolon {n} (punctuation mark ';')  :: semikolon {c}
semiconductor {n} (substance with electrical properties)  :: [Bokmål] halvleder {m}
semigroud {n} (semiheap) SEE: semiheap  ::
seminar {n} (class held for advanced studies)  :: [Bokmål] seminar {n}; [Nynorsk] seminar {n}
seminar {n} (meeting held for the exchange of useful information)  :: [Bokmål] seminar {n}; [Nynorsk] seminar {n}
seminude {adj} (half-naked) SEE: half-naked  ::
semi-nude {adj} (seminude) SEE: seminude  ::
semi-official {adj} (having some degree of official authority)  :: offisiøs
semi-professional {adj} (semi-professional (both senses))  :: [Bokmål] halvprofesjonell; [Nynorsk] halvprofesjonell
semiprofessional {adj} (semiprofessional) SEE: semi-professional  ::
semitone {n} (interval between adjacent keys)  :: halvtone {m}
semivowel {n} (sound in speech)  :: [Nynorsk] halvvokal
semla {n} (pastry)  :: fastelavnsbolle
senate {n} (the upper house in some bicameral legislative systems)  :: senat
send {v} (make something go somewhere)  :: sende
Seneca {prop} (tribe)  :: senecaene
Senegal {prop} (Republic of Senegal)  :: Senegal
Senegalese {adj} (pertaining to Senegal)  :: [Bokmål] senegalsk; [Nynorsk] senegalsk
Senegalese {n} (person from Senegal)  :: [Bokmål] senegaleser {m}; [Nynorsk] senegalesar {m}
sense {n} (method to gather data)  :: sens {m}
sensible {adj} (acting with or showing good judgement)  :: [Bokmål] fornuftig; [Nynorsk] fornuftig
sent {v} (past participle of "to send")  :: sendt
sentence {n} (decision of a jury)  :: [Bokmål] domsslutning {m}, dom {m}
sentence {n} (grammatically complete series of words consisting of a subject and predicate)  :: setning {c}
sentence {n} (judicial order for punishment, conviction)  :: dom {m}
sentence {n} (punishment imposed on a person convicted of a crime)  :: straff {m}
sentence {v} (declare a sentence on a convicted person)  :: dømme
sentient {adj} (conscious or aware)  :: [Bokmål] sansende
sentry-box {n} (booth)  :: skilderhus
Seoul {prop} (capital of South Korea)  :: [Bokmål] Seoul
separately {adv} (in a separate manner)  :: særskilt
September {prop} (ninth month of the Gregorian calendar)  :: september
septic tank {n} (slang: Yank) SEE: Yank  ::
Septuagint {prop} (an ancient translation of the Hebrew Bible into Greek)  :: Septuaginta
sequent {adj} (that comes after) SEE: subsequent  ::
sequent {adj} (that follows on) SEE: consequent  ::
sequester {v} (to separate from all external influence)  :: sekvestrere
sequin {n} (sparkling spangle used for decoration of ornate clothing:)  :: [Bokmål] paljett {m}, paljetter {p}; [Nynorsk] paljett {m}, paljettar {p}
seraph {n} (highest order of angels)  :: seraf
Serb {n} (person of Serb descent)  :: [Bokmål] serber {m}
Serbia and Montenegro {prop} (former country on the Balkan Peninsula)  :: Serbia og Montenegro
Serbian {adj} (pertaining to Serbia and Serbians)  :: [Bokmål] serbisk; [Nynorsk] serbisk
Serbian {adj} (pertaining to the Serbian language)  :: serbisk
Serbian {n} (person from Serbia; see also Serb#Translations, see also: Serb)  :: [Bokmål] serber {m}; [Nynorsk] serbar {m}
Serbian {n} (Serb) SEE: Serb  ::
Serbian {prop} (the standardized variety of Serbo-Croatian)  :: [Bokmål] serbisk {m}; [Nynorsk] serbisk {m}
serf {n} (semifree peasant)  :: [Bokmål] leilending {m}, livegen; [Nynorsk] leiglending {m}, liveigen
serfdom {n} (feudal system)  :: livegenskap
sergeant {n} (non-commissioned officer rank)  :: [Bokmål] sersjant {m}; [Nynorsk] sersjant {m}
seric {adj} (made of silk) SEE: silken  ::
series {n} (in analysis: sum of the terms of a sequence)  :: rekke {m} {f}
serif {n} (short line in a font)  :: serif
serigraphy {n} (screen printing) SEE: screen printing  ::
serious {adj} (important; weighty; not trifling; leaving no room for play)  :: alvorlig, seriøs
seriousness {n} (state of being serious)  :: [Bokmål] alvor {n}, alvorlighet {m} {f}, seriøsitet {m}; [Nynorsk] alvor {n}, seriøsitet {m}
serous {adj} (containing, secreting, or resembling serum)  :: serøs
serpent {n}  :: slange
Serpentarius {prop} (Ophiuchus) SEE: Ophiuchus  ::
serum {n} (blood serum containing antibodies) SEE: antiserum  ::
serve {n} (AUS: portion of food) SEE: serving  ::
server {n} (computing: a program which provides services to other programs or users)  :: [Bokmål] tjener {m}
server {n}  :: tjener {m}
serve time {v} (to be in prison) SEE: do time  ::
Servian {adj} (Serbian) SEE: Serbian  ::
Servian {n} (Serbian) SEE: Serbian  ::
service {n} (economics: work performed)  :: [Bokmål] tjeneste; [Nynorsk] teneste
service station {n} (gas station) SEE: gas station  ::
serviette {n} (napkin) SEE: napkin  ::
sesterce {n} (sestertius) SEE: sestertius  ::
set {n} (badger’s home) SEE: sett  ::
set {n} (plural: set theory) SEE: set theory  ::
set {v} (of a heavenly body: to disappear below the horizon)  :: gå ned
set {v} (to adjust)  :: stille, justere
set {v} (to arrange with dishes and cutlery)  :: dekke
set {v} (to compile, to make (a crossword))  :: sette sammen
set {v} (to determine)  :: bestemme, fastlegge
set {v} (to introduce)  :: introdusert
set {v} (to locate, to backdrop)  :: sette, plassere
set {v} (to prepare (a stage or film set))  :: stille opp
set {v} (to put something down)  :: putte, sette, plassere, stille
set {v} (to sit) SEE: sit  ::
set {v} (to solidify)  :: stivne, størkne
Seth {prop} (the third son of Adam and Eve)  :: Set
set list {n} (setlist) SEE: setlist  ::
set off {v} (To offset) SEE: offset  ::
set square {n} (flat triangular piece of plastic or other material used in technical drawing)  :: [Bokmål] vinkelhake {m}; [Nynorsk] vinkelhake {m}
Setswana {prop} (Tswana) SEE: Tswana  ::
sett {n} (home of a badger)  :: grevlinghi {n}
set-theoretic difference {n} (set-theoretic difference) SEE: relative complement  ::
set theory {n} (mathematical theory of sets)  :: mengdelære
settlement agreement {n}  :: forlik
settler {n} (someone who settles in a new location, especially one who makes a previously uninhabited place his home)  :: [Bokmål] nybygger {m}; [Nynorsk] nybyggjar {m}
Sevastopol {prop} (city)  :: [Bokmål] Sevastopol
seven {n} (the figure seven)  :: sjutall {n}, syvtall {n}
seven {num} (cardinal number 7)  :: sju, syv
seven deadly sins {n} (the cardinal sins)  :: syv dødssynder {p}
sevennight {n} (period of seven consecutive days and nights) SEE: week  ::
seventeen {num} (cardinal number)  :: sytten
seventeenth {num} (ordinal number)  :: syttende
seventh {adj} (ordinal form of the number seven)  :: (abbreviation 7.); [Bokmål] sjuende, syvende; [Nynorsk] sjuande
Seventh-day Adventist {n} (member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church)  :: [Bokmål] syvendedagsadventist {m}
seventieth {adj} (ordinal form of the number seventy (70))  :: [Bokmål] syttiende
seventy {num} (cardinal number)  :: sytti
seventy-nine {num} (79)  :: syttini
several {determiner} (consisting of a number more than two, but not very many)  :: [Bokmål] flere, fler
severance {n} (severance payment) SEE: severance pay  ::
severance payment {n} (money paid to employee in case of layoff) SEE: severance pay  ::
Sevettijärvi {prop} (village in Finland)  :: Sevettijärvi; [Bokmål] Sevettijärvi; [Nynorsk] Sevettijärvi
sew {v} ((intransitive) use a needle)  :: [Bokmål] sy; [Nynorsk] sy
sew {v} ((transitive) use a needle)  :: [Bokmål] sy; [Nynorsk] sy
sewer {n} (pipes used to remove human waste and to provide drainage)  :: [Bokmål] kloakk {m}; [Nynorsk] kloakk {m}
sewerage {n} (sewage) SEE: sewage  ::
sewing circle {n} (social meeting of women)  :: syklubb {m}
sewing machine {n} (device)  :: [Bokmål] symaskin {m}; [Nynorsk] symaskin {m} {f}
sex {n} (act of sexual intercourse)  :: [Bokmål] sex {m}, samleie {n}; [Nynorsk] sex {m}, samlege {f}, samleie {n}
sex {n} (gender (female or male))  :: kjønn {n}
sex economy {n}  :: seksualøkonomi
sex gland {n} (gland in which sex cells are produced) SEE: gonad  ::
sexism {n} (gender discrimination or dislike)  :: [Bokmål] sexisme {m}
sexless {adj} (not having gender)  :: [Bokmål] kjønnsløs, kjønnslaus; [Nynorsk] kjønnslaus
sex life {n} (part of a person's life that is directly concerned with sexual activity)  :: sexliv {n}
sex offender {n} (somebody who has committed a crime of a sexual nature)  :: sexforbryter {m}
sexology {n} (The study of sex and sexuality)  :: sexologi {m}
sex position {n} (sex position)  :: [Bokmål] samleiestilling {c}
sextant {n} (navigational instrument)  :: [Bokmål] sekstant {m}; [Nynorsk] sekstant {m}
sexton {n} (church official)  :: [Bokmål] klokker {m}, sakristan {m}; [Nynorsk] klokkar {m}
sex toy {n} (sex aid)  :: sexleketøy {n}
sextuplet {n} (one of six born together)  :: [Bokmål] seksling {m}; [Nynorsk] seksling {m}
sexual {adj} (of or relating to having sex)  :: [Bokmål] seksuell; [Nynorsk] seksuell
sexual {adj} (of or relating to sexuality)  :: [Bokmål] seksuell; [Nynorsk] seksuell
sexual act {n} (sex act) SEE: sex act  ::
sexual intercourse {n} (sexual interaction)  :: kjønnslig omgang {m}, samleie {n}
sexuality {n} (sexual orientation) SEE: sexual orientation  ::
sexuality {n} (that which is characterized or distinguished by sex)  :: [Bokmål] seksualitet {m}; [Nynorsk] seksualitet {m}
sexually {adv} (by means of intercourse)  :: [Bokmål] seksuelt; [Nynorsk] seksuelt
sexually {adv} (in a sexual manner)  :: [Bokmål] seksuelt; [Nynorsk] seksuelt
sexual orientation {n} (sexual orientation)  :: seksuell orientering
sexual reproduction {n} (process whereby a new organism created by combining the genetic material of two organisms)  :: kjønnet formering, seksuell reproduksjon
sexy {adj} (having sexual appeal)  :: sexy, kjønnslig, seksuell
Seychelles {prop} (country in East Africa)  :: Seychellene
Seychellois {n} (Someone from the Seychelles of Seychellois descent)  :: [Bokmål] seycheller {m}
shackle {n} (restraint fit over an appendage)  :: jern {n}
shackle {n} (stubble) SEE: stubble  ::
shadbush {n} (serviceberry) SEE: serviceberry  ::
shadow {n} (dark image projected onto a surface)  :: skygge {m}
shadow-box {n} (diorama) SEE: diorama  ::
shadowbox {n} (diorama) SEE: diorama  ::
shadow-box {v} (shadowbox) SEE: shadowbox  ::
Shadow Cabinet {n} (a senior group of opposition politicians who shadow the members of the government)  :: [Bokmål] skyggekabinett {n}, skyggeregjering {m} {f}
shaft {n} (long passage sunk into the earth)  :: [Bokmål] sjakt {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] sjakt {f}
shaft {n} (vertical passage housing a lift)  :: [Bokmål] sjakt {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] sjakt {f}
shag {n} (act of sexual intercourse)  :: knull {n}
shag {v} (to have sexual intercourse with)  :: knulle
shah {n} (king of Persia)  :: sjah
shahada {n} (Islamic declaration of belief)  :: sjahádah, shahada, shahada, shahadah
shaheed {n} (martyr) SEE: martyr  ::
shake {n} (beverage made of ice cream and carbonated drink) SEE: float  ::
shake {v} (intransitive: to dance)  :: shake
shake {v} (intransitive: to shake hands)  :: handhilse; [Bokmål] håndhilse
shake {v}  :: riste
shake {v} (to move one's head from side to side)  :: riste; [Bokmål] ryste
shake {v} (transitive: to cause to move)  :: riste
shake {v} (transitive: to disturb emotionally)  :: [Bokmål] ryste
shake hands {v} (grasp another person's hands)  :: [Bokmål] håndhilse, handhilse; [Nynorsk] handhelsa, handhelse
shale {n} (sedimentary rock)  :: [Bokmål] leirskifer {m}; [Nynorsk] leirskifer {m}
shale gas {n} (natural gas)  :: [Bokmål] skifergass {m}; [Nynorsk] skifergass {m}
shall {v} (indicating determination or obligation)  :: skulle
shall {v} (indicating the simple future tense)  :: skal
shall {v} (in questions to suggest a possible future action)  :: skulle
shallot {n} (vegetable in the onion family)  :: sjalottløk {m}
shallow {adj} (concerned mainly with superficial matters)  :: [Bokmål] overfladisk, overflatisk; [Nynorsk] overflatisk
shallow {adj} (extending not far downward)  :: [Bokmål] grunn; [Nynorsk] grunn
shallow {adj} (having little depth and significantly less deep than wide)  :: [Bokmål] flat, lav, grunn; [Nynorsk] flat, lav, grunn
shallow {adj} (lacking interest or substance)  :: [Bokmål] overfladisk, overflatisk; [Nynorsk] overflatisk
shame {n} (something to regret)  :: [Bokmål] synd {m}; [Nynorsk] synd {f}
shame {n} (uncomfortable or painful feeling)  :: skam
shameful {adj} (causing or meriting shame or disgrace)  :: skamfull
shaming {n} (the activity of shaming)  :: [Bokmål] skampåføring {c}
shampoo {n} (product for washing the hair or other fibres)  :: [Bokmål] sjampo {m}
shamrock {n} (any of several small plants, forms of clover) SEE: clover  ::
shank {n} (lower part of the leg)  :: legg {m}
shaowei {n} (siu mei) SEE: siu mei  ::
shape {n} (appearance or outline)  :: [Bokmål] form {m} {f}
shaped {adj} (Hyponyms) SEE: -shaped  ::
shapeshifter {n} (A creature capable of changing its appearance)  :: [Bokmål] hamløper {m}; [Nynorsk] hamløypar {m}
sharaga {n} (sharashka) SEE: sharashka  ::
sharbat {n} (sherbet) SEE: sherbet  ::
shard {n} (piece)  :: [Bokmål] skår {n}; [Nynorsk] skar {n}
share {n} (financial instrument)  :: aksje {m}
share {n} (plowshare) SEE: plowshare  ::
shareholder {n} (one who owns shares of stock)  :: aksjonær, aksjeeier
shari'a {n} (Islamic religious law)  :: sharia
shark {n} (scaleless cartilaginous fish)  :: [Bokmål] hai {m}; [Nynorsk] hai {m}
sharp {adj} (able to cut easily)  :: skarp
sharp {adj} (intelligent)  :: skarp, smart
sharp {adj} (intense and sudden (of pain))  :: skarp
sharp {adj} (of a note, played a semitone higher than usual)  :: -iss
sharp {adj} (pointed, able to pierce easily)  :: spiss
sharpen {v} (to make sharp)  :: [Bokmål] skjerpe, kvesse, hvesse; [Nynorsk] skjerpe, kvesse
sharp-shinned hawk {n} (a small hawk)  :: tverrhalehauk {m}
shashlik {n} (skewered dish)  :: sjasjlyk
shave {v}  :: barbere
shaver {n} (barber) SEE: barber  ::
shaver {n} (boy) SEE: boy  ::
shaver {n} (pillager) SEE: pillager  ::
shaver {n} (sharper) SEE: sharper  ::
shaving foam {n} (product used for shaving)  :: [Bokmål] barberskum {n}; [Nynorsk] barberskum {n}
shaw {n} (thicket) SEE: thicket  ::
shawl {n} (a square piece of cloth worn as a covering for the head, neck, and shoulders)  :: [Bokmål] sjal {n}; [Nynorsk] sjal {n}
shchi {n} (a type of Russian soup)  :: sjtsji
she {pron} (person)  :: hun {f}
shea butter {n} (fat extracted from the fruit of the shea tree)  :: [Bokmål] sheasmør {n}
sheaf {n} (mathematical construct)  :: knippe {n}
sheaf {n} (sheave) SEE: sheave  ::
shear {n} (a cutting tool similar to scissors)  :: bøylesaks {c}
shear {n} (a force that produces a shearing strain)  :: klipp {n}
shear {n} (the act of shearing, or something removed by shearing)  :: klipp {m}
shear {v} (to cut)  :: klippe
shear {v} (to deform because of shearing forces)  :: klippe
shear {v} (to remove the fleece from a sheep)  :: klippe
sheath {n} (condom) SEE: condom  ::
sheath {n} (scabbard)  :: slire {m} {f}, skjede {m}
sheathe {v} (to put something, such as a knife, into a sheath)  :: stikke i sliren
she-cat {n} (a female cat)  :: [Bokmål] hunnkatt {m}, hunkatt {m}, katte {f} {m}, kjette {f} {m}; [Nynorsk] hokatt {f}, katte {f}, katta {f}, kjette {f}
sheep {n} (animal)  :: sau {m}, får {n}
sheepdog {n} (dog used for herding sheep)  :: fårehund {c}
sheepherder {n} (shepherd) SEE: shepherd  ::
sheer {adj} (pure; unmixed)  :: [Bokmål] ren, ublandet; [Nynorsk] rein, ublanda
sheer {adj} (straight up and down; vertical; perpendicular)  :: [Bokmål] rett, vertikal, bratt
sheer {adj} (very thin or transparent)  :: [Bokmål] gjennomskinnelig
sheesh {interj} (An expression of exasperation)  :: jøss, jøsses
sheet {n} (bedsheet) SEE: bedsheet  ::
sheet {n} (sheet of paper)  :: papir; [Bokmål] ark {n}; [Nynorsk] ark {n}
sheet of paper {n} (piece of loose paper)  :: [Bokmål] papirark {n}; [Nynorsk] papirark {n}
sheik {n} (Islamic religious clergy)  :: [Bokmål] sjeik {m}; [Nynorsk] sjeik {m}
sheik {n} (leader of an Arab village, family or small tribe)  :: [Bokmål] sjeik {m}; [Nynorsk] sjeik {m}
shekel {n} (sheqel) SEE: sheqel  ::
shelf {n} (structure)  :: [Bokmål] hylle {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] hylle {f}
shellfish {n} (aquatic food that has a shell)  :: [Bokmål] skalldyr {n}; [Nynorsk] skaldyr {n}
shelter {n} (a refuge or other protection)  :: ly
shelve {v} (to store, set aside, quit, or halt)  :: henlegge {c-p}
shenanigan {n} (shenanigans) SEE: shenanigans  ::
Sheremetyevo {prop} (airport in Russia)  :: Sjeremetjevo
sheriff {n} (all meanings)  :: sheriff {m}, lensmann {m}
she-tiger {n} (tigress) SEE: tigress  ::
Shetland {prop} (Shetland Islands) SEE: Shetland Islands  ::
Shetland Islands {prop} (group of islands)  :: [Bokmål] Shetlandsøyene; [Nynorsk] Shetlandsøyane, Shetlandsøyene
shield {n} (anything that protects or defends)  :: skjold, skjerm {m}, vern
shield {n} (armor)  :: skjold {n}
shield {v} (to protect, to defend)  :: skjerme, verne
shift {n} (type of women's undergarment) SEE: slip  ::
Shiite {n} (Shi'a) SEE: Shi'a  ::
shimmer {v} (to shine with a veiled light; to gleam faintly; to glisten; to glimmer)  :: skimre, skimra
Shimon {prop} (male given name) SEE: Simeon  ::
Shimshon {prop} (given name) SEE: Samson  ::
shin {n} (front part of the leg below the knee)  :: [Bokmål] skinneben {n}, skinnebein, tibia; [Nynorsk] skinnebein {n}, tibia
shinbone {n} (inner bone of the hind limb below the knee)  :: skinneben
shine {n} (shoeshine) SEE: shoeshine  ::
shine {n} (slang: moonshine) SEE: moonshine  ::
shine {n} (sunshine) SEE: sunshine  ::
shiner {n} (black eye) SEE: black eye  ::
shingles {n} (herpes zoster)  :: helvetesild
shinkansen {n} (bullet train) SEE: bullet train  ::
Shintoism {prop} (Shinto) SEE: Shinto  ::
shiny cowbird {n} (shiny cowbird)  :: [Bokmål] silketrupial
ship {n} (large water vessel)  :: [Bokmål] skip {n}; [Nynorsk] skip {n}
-ship {suffix} (Property or state of being)  :: [Bokmål] -skap {m} {n}
shipping company {n} (company)  :: [Bokmål] rederi {n}; [Nynorsk] reiarlag {n}
shipyard {n} (place to build and repair ships)  :: [Bokmål] verft {n}, skipsverft {n}; [Nynorsk] verft {n}, skipsverft {n}
Shiraz {n} (variety of black grape)  :: Syrah
shirt {n} (article of clothing)  :: [Bokmål] skjorte {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] skjorte {f}
shit {interj} (expression of worry, failure)  :: faen
shit {n} (definite plural: diarrhea)  :: diaré {m}
shit {n} (not anything, nothing)  :: en dritt
shit {n} (solid excretory product evacuated from the bowel)  :: dritt {m}, skitt {m}, avføring {m}, bæsj {m}, skit {m}, møkk {c}, ekskrement {n}, lort {m}
shit ass {n} (shitass) SEE: shitass  ::
shit happens {phrase} (expression of acceptance of misfortune) SEE: such is life  ::
shitter {n} (anus (vulgar)) SEE: ass  ::
shive {n} (shiva) SEE: shiva  ::
Shlomo {prop} (given name) SEE: Solomon  ::
Shoah {prop} (the systematic mass murder of 6 million Jews) SEE: Holocaust  ::
shoal {n} (group of fish)  :: [Bokmål] stim {m} {n}, fiskestim {m} {n}; [Nynorsk] stim {m}, fiskestim {m}
shoal {n} (sandbank)  :: sandbanke {m}
shock {n} (arrangement of sheaves for drying) SEE: stook  ::
shock {n} (life-threatening medical emergency)  :: [Bokmål] sjokk {n}; [Nynorsk] sjokk {n}
shock {n} (something surprising)  :: [Bokmål] sjokk {n}; [Nynorsk] sjokk {n}
shock absorber {n} (device to absorb shocks)  :: [Bokmål] støtdemper {m}, støytdemper {m}; [Nynorsk] støytdempar {m}
shock wave {n} (A powerful compression wave)  :: [Bokmål] sjokkbølge {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] sjokkbølgje {f}, sjokkbylgje {f}
shoddy {adj} (of poor quality)  :: slurvet, slurvete (not about objects)
shoe {n} (piece of metal designed to be attached to a horse’s foot) SEE: horseshoe  ::
shoe {n} (protective covering for the foot)  :: [Bokmål] sko {m}; [Nynorsk] sko {m}
shoe {v} (to put horseshoes on a horse)  :: sko
shoeblack {n} (shoeshiner) SEE: shoeshiner  ::
shoehorn {n} (tool used to assist the foot)  :: [Bokmål] skohorn {n}; [Nynorsk] skohorn {n}
shoelace {n} (for fastening a shoe)  :: skolisse {f}
shoemaker {n} (a person who makes shoes)  :: [Bokmål] skomaker {m}; [Nynorsk] skomakar {m}
shoe polish {n} (product used to make shoes shine)  :: [Bokmål] skokrem {m}; [Nynorsk] skokrem {m}
shoeshine boy {n} (shoeshiner) SEE: shoeshiner  ::
shoeshine girl {n} (shoeshiner) SEE: shoeshiner  ::
shoe shop {n} (a shop that sells footwear and related items)  :: [Bokmål] skobutikk {m}; [Nynorsk] skobutikk {m}
shoe tree {n} (device to preserve the shape of a shoe)  :: [Bokmål] skoblokk {m}
shoetree {n} (device to preserve the shape of a shoe) SEE: shoe tree  ::
shoo {v} (usher) SEE: usher  ::
shoot {v} (to fire a shot)  :: skyte
shoot {v} (to fire multiple shots)  :: skyte
shoot {v} (to hit with a shot)  :: skyte
shooting {n} (the sport or activity of firing a gun)  :: [Bokmål] skyting {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] skyting {f}
shooting star {n} (meteor)  :: [Bokmål] stjerneskudd {n}, stjerneskott {n}
shoot oneself in the foot {v}  :: skyte seg selv i foten
shoot oneself in the foot {v} (to act against one's own interest)  :: skyte seg selv i foten
shoot the moon {v} (to achieve the lowest score possible)  :: storeslem
shoot the shit {v} (chat casually) SEE: shoot the breeze  ::
shop {n} (a class taught typically in junior high school, teaching vocational skill)  :: sløyd {m}
shop {n} (establishment that sells goods)  :: butikk {m}, forretning {m}
shop {v} (to digitally edit a picture or photograph) SEE: photoshop  ::
shop {v} (to visit shops)  :: handle, shoppe
shoppe {n} (shop) SEE: shop  ::
shopping {n} (activity of buying)  :: shopping {m}, handling {m}
shopping {n} (things bought)  :: varer {m-p}, matvarer {m-p}
shopping center {n} (shopping centre) SEE: shopping centre  ::
shopping centre {n} (large retail outlet)  :: kjøpesenter {n}
shopping list {n} (list of items that need to be bought)  :: handleliste {m} {f}
shopping mall {n} (shopping centre) SEE: shopping centre  ::
shopping trolley {n} (shopping cart) SEE: shopping cart  ::
shop window {n} (large window at the front of a shop)  :: butikkvindu {n}
shore {n} (land adjoining a large body of water)  :: [Bokmål] bredd
shore {v} (support) SEE: shore up  ::
shore bird {n} (shorebird) SEE: shorebird  ::
shore pine {n} (lodgepole pine) SEE: lodgepole pine  ::
short {v} (shortchange) SEE: shortchange  ::
shortcut {n} (keyboard shortcut) SEE: keyboard shortcut  ::
short-lived {adj} (not existent for very long)  :: [Bokmål] kortlivet; [Nynorsk] kortliva
shortness of breath {n} (dyspnea)  :: [Bokmål] åndenød; [Nynorsk] andenød, andenaud
short of {phrase} (except) SEE: except  ::
shorts {n} (pants worn primarily in the summer that do not go lower than the knees)  :: [Bokmål] kortbukse {m} {f}, shorts {m}; [Nynorsk] kortbukse {f}, shorts {m}
shorts {n} (plural of short) SEE: short  ::
short-sighted {adj} (myopic) SEE: myopic  ::
short story {n} (work of fiction)  :: [Bokmål] novelle {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] novelle {f}
Shoshone {prop} (Amerind people)  :: shoshone
shot {n} (small metal balls used as ammunition)  :: hagl {n}
shotgun {n} (gun)  :: hagle {c}
should {v} (expressing likelihood)  :: burde
should {v} (expressing obligation)  :: burde
should {v} (If; in case of)  :: skulle
shoulder {n} (joint between arm and torso)  :: [Bokmål] skulder {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] skulder {f}
shoulder bag {n} (bag suspended from the shoulder)  :: [Bokmål] skulderveske {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] skulderveske {f}
shoulder blade {n} (bone)  :: skapula {m}; [Bokmål] skulderblad {n}; [Nynorsk] skulderblad {n}
shoulder joint {n} (glenohumeral joint) SEE: glenohumeral joint  ::
shoulder pole {n} (carrying pole) SEE: carrying pole  ::
shout {n} (a loud burst of voice)  :: rop {m}
shout {v} (to enter a text message in upper case)  :: rope
shout {v} (to utter a sudden and loud outcry)  :: rope
shout {v} (to utter with a shout)  :: rope
shovel {n} (spade) SEE: spade  ::
shovel {n} (tool for moving portions of material)  :: [Bokmål] skuffe {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] skuffe {f}
shovel {v} (to move materials with a shovel)  :: [Bokmål] skuffe, måke (snow); [Nynorsk] skuffe, moke (snow)
show {n} (broadcast program(me))  :: show {m}, program {m}
show {v} (to display)  :: vise
show {v} (to indicate (a fact) to be true)  :: vise
showcase {n} (a setting for displaying something favorably)  :: PR-jippo {n}
shower {n} (baby shower) SEE: baby shower  ::
shower {n} (bridal shower) SEE: bridal shower  ::
shower {n} (brief fall of rain)  :: dusj {m}
shower {n} (device for bathing)  :: dusj
showman {n} (person who produces or presents shows as a profession) SEE: impresario  ::
show of hands {n} (A vote by raising a hand)  :: [Bokmål] handsopprekking {m} {f}, handsopprekning {m} {f}, håndsopprekking {m} {f}, håndsopprekning {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] handsopprekking {f}
show one's true colors {v} (to reveal how one really is)  :: vise sin sanne natur, stikke hestehoven fram
shrapnel {n} (loose change) SEE: loose change  ::
shredder {n} (machine that tears up objects into smaller pieces)  :: [Bokmål] makuleringsmaskin {m}; [Nynorsk] makuleringsmaskin {m} {f}
shrew {n} (mouselike animal)  :: spissmus {c}
shrimp {n} (decapod crustacean)  :: [Bokmål] reke {m} {f}
shrine {n} (a holy place dedicated to a specific figure of respect)  :: skrin, helgenskrin
shrine {v} (enshrine) SEE: enshrine  ::
shrink {v} (transitive: to cause something to shrink)  :: krympe
shrive {v} (confess) SEE: confess  ::
shroud {n} (dress for the dead)  :: [Bokmål] svøp {n}, likskjorte {m} {f}, liksvøp {n}
shroud {n} (mast support)  :: vant
shrub {n} (woody plant)  :: busk {m}
shudder {n}  :: skrekkblandet fryd
shufti {n} (glance) SEE: glance  ::
shun {v} (to avoid)  :: unngå, sky
shut {v} (to close)  :: [Bokmål] stenge
shutter {n} (part of a camera)  :: [Bokmål] lukker {m}; [Nynorsk] lukkar {m}
shuttle {n} (part of a loom)  :: skyttel {m}
shuttle {n} (transport service)  :: skytteltrafikk
shuttlecock {n} (badminton ball)  :: [Bokmål] fjærball {m}; [Nynorsk] fjørball {m}
shut up {v} (close (a building) so that no one can enter)  :: låse, låse av, stenge
shut up {v} (enclose (a person, animal or thing) in a room or other place so that it cannot leave)  :: låse inn
shut up {v} ("I don't believe it!")  :: det mener du ikke
shut up {v} (imperative: "Shut up!")  :: hold kjeft, hold tåta, kjeften, kjeft, hold munn, hold kjeft
shut up {v} (intransitive: to stop talking or making noise)  :: ti stille, holde kjeft
shut up {v} (terminate (a business))  :: avslutte
shvitz {n} (sweat) SEE: sweat  ::
shy {adj} (reserved)  :: sjenert
shy {v} (to avoid due to timidness or caution) SEE: shy away  ::
shylock {n} (loan shark) SEE: loan shark  ::
shylock {v} (to lend at exorbitant rates)  :: [Bokmål] ågre; [Nynorsk] ågre
Siamese fighting fish {n} (a freshwater fish)  :: siamesisk kampfisk
sib {n} (kindred) SEE: kindred  ::
sib {n} (kinsman) SEE: kinsman  ::
sib {n} (sibling) SEE: sibling  ::
Siberia {prop} (region of Russia)  :: Sibir
Siberian {adj} (from, of or pertaining to Siberia)  :: [Bokmål] sibirsk; [Nynorsk] sibirsk
Siberian Husky {n} (Siberian Husky dog)  :: sibirsk husky
sibilant {n} (phonetics: a hissing sound)  :: [Bokmål] hvislelyd {m}, sibilant {m}; [Nynorsk] kvislelyd {m}, sibilant {m}
sibling {n} (person who shares same parents)  :: søsken {n}
Sicilian {adj} (relating to Sicily or its inhabitants)  :: siciliansk
Sicilian {n} (chess opening) SEE: Sicilian Defence  ::
Sicilian {prop} (language)  :: siciliansk {m}
Sicilian Defence {n} (chess opening)  :: [Bokmål] siciliansk {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] siciliansk opning {f}
Sicily {prop} (island)  :: Sicilia
sick {adj} (ill) SEE: ill  ::
sick {n} (sick people)  :: syke
sick and tired {adj} (frustrated and annoyed) SEE: fed up  ::
sickle {n} (agricultural implement)  :: sigd {m}
sick leave {n} (a type of leave from work)  :: [Bokmål] sykefravær {n}
sickle cell anaemia {n} (sickle cell anaemia) SEE: sickle-cell anemia  ::
sickle-cell anaemia {n} (sickle-cell anaemia) SEE: sickle-cell anemia  ::
sickle-cell disease {n} (sickle-cell disease) SEE: sickle-cell anemia  ::
side {n} (bounding straight edge of an object)  :: side {m}, kant {m}
side {n} (flat surface of an object)  :: side
side {n} (group having a particular allegiance in a war)  :: side {c}
side {n} (left or right half)  :: side
side {n} (region in a specified position with respect to something)  :: side
side {n} (set of opponents in a game)  :: lag {n}
side {n} (side dish) SEE: side dish  ::
side {n} (surface of a sheet of paper)  :: side
side {n} (television channel) SEE: channel  ::
sideburn {n} (sideburns) SEE: sideburns  ::
sideburns {n} (facial hair reaching from the top of the head down the side of the face to the side of the chin)  :: kinnskjegg {n}
sidedish {n} (side dish) SEE: side dish  ::
side effect {n} (medicine: an adverse effect)  :: [Bokmål] bivirkning {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] biverknad {m}
sideline {n} (sports: side boundary of a playing field)  :: [Bokmål] sidelinje {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] sidelinje {f}, sideline {f}
side order {n} (accompaniment to main course) SEE: side dish  ::
sideproduct {n} (byproduct) SEE: byproduct  ::
side-straddle hop {n} (jumping jack) SEE: jumping jack  ::
sidewalk {n} (paved footpath)  :: [Bokmål] fortau {n}; [Nynorsk] fortau {n}
sidewards {adj} (sideward) SEE: sideward  ::
sidewards {adv} (sideward) SEE: sideward  ::
siding {n} (side track)  :: [Bokmål] sidespor {n}; [Nynorsk] sidespor {n}
Sidon {prop} (city state of Phoenicia)  :: Sidon
siege {n} (military blockade of settlement)  :: beleiring {m}
siege {v} (to assault with the intent of conquering by force or attrition)  :: beleire
Sierra Leone {prop} (Republic of Sierra Leone)  :: Sierra Leone
Sierra Leonean {adj} (from or of Sierra Leone)  :: [Bokmål] sierraleonsk; [Nynorsk] sierraleonsk
Sierra Leonean {n} (someone from Sierra Leone)  :: [Bokmål] sierraleoner {m}; [Nynorsk] sierraleonar {m}
siesta {n} (an afternoon nap)  :: [Bokmål] siesta {m}; [Nynorsk] siesta {m}
sieve {n} (device to separate larger objects)  :: sikt {c}, såld {c}, sil {c}
sieve {v}  :: sikte, sålde
Sif {prop} (wife of Thor)  :: Siv
sigh {n} (act of sighing)  :: sukk {n}
sigh {v} (to exhale in sighs)  :: sukke
sigh {v} (to express by sighs; to utter in or with sighs)  :: sukke
sigh {v} (to inhale a larger quantity of air than usual, and immediately expel it)  :: sukke
sigh {v} (to make a sound like sighing)  :: sukke
sight {n} (eyesight) SEE: eyesight  ::
sight unseen {adj} (not seen beforehand)  :: [Bokmål] usett; [Nynorsk] usett
sigil {n} (seal, signature or signet)  :: segl {n}
sign {n} (any of several specialized non-alphabetic symbols)  :: [Bokmål] tegn {n}; [Nynorsk] teikn {n}
sign {n} (astrological sign)  :: [Bokmål] tegn {n}, stjernetegn {n}; [Nynorsk] teikn {n}, stjerneteikn {n}
sign {n} (flat object bearing a message)  :: [Bokmål] skilt {n}; [Nynorsk] skilt {n}
sign {n} (linguistic unit in sign language)  :: [Bokmål] tegn; [Nynorsk] teikn {n}
sign {n} (meaningful gesture)  :: [Bokmål] tegn; [Nynorsk] teikn {n}
sign {n} (omen)  :: [Bokmål] tegn {n}; [Nynorsk] teikn {n}
sign {n} (positive or negative polarity)  :: [Bokmål] fortegn {n}; [Nynorsk] forteikn {n}
sign {n} (sign language in general)  :: [Bokmål] tegnspråk {n}; [Nynorsk] teiknspråk {n}
sign {n} (traffic sign)  :: [Bokmål] skilt; [Nynorsk] skilt {n}
sign {n} (visible indication)  :: [Bokmål] tegn {n}; [Nynorsk] teikn {n}
sign {v} (to make (a document) official by writing one's signature)  :: [Bokmål] skrive under; [Nynorsk] skrive under
sign {v} (to write one's signature on a document)  :: [Bokmål] signere, skrive under; [Nynorsk] signere, skrive under
sign {v} (to write one's signature somewhere)  :: [Bokmål] signere; [Nynorsk] signere
signal {n} (device to give indication)  :: [Bokmål] signal {n}; [Nynorsk] signal {n}
signal {n} (electric or electromagnetic action that conveys information)  :: [Bokmål] signal {n}; [Nynorsk] signal {n}
signal {n} (indication)  :: [Bokmål] signal {n}; [Nynorsk] signal {n}
signature {n} (person’s autograph name)  :: underskrift {f}, signatur {m}
significantly {adv} (in a significant manner: notably)  :: [Bokmål] betydelig, påtagelig, markant
significant other {n} (romantic partner, regardless of marital status)  :: [Bokmål] signifikant andre {m} {f}
sign in {v} (log in) SEE: log in  ::
sign language {n} (sign language)  :: [Bokmål] tegnspråk {n}; [Nynorsk] teiknspråk {n}
sign up {v}  :: melde på
Sigrid {prop} (female given name)  :: Sigrid
Sigurd {prop} (the hero of the Volsungasaga)  :: Sigurd
silence {interj} (common imperative instructing the addressed to remain silent)  :: stille!, hysj!
silence {n} (lack of any sound)  :: ro {m}, taushet {m}, togn; [Bokmål] stillhet {m} {f}
silence {v} (To make something silent)  :: roe
silencer {n} (attachment)  :: [Bokmål] lyddemper {m}, (vehicles, boats) lydpotte {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] lyddempar {m}, (vehicles, boats) lydpotte {f}
silent {adj} (not pronounced; having no sound; quiescent)  :: stum
silently {adv} (in a silent manner; making no noise)  :: stille
silent miscarriage {n} (missed abortion) SEE: missed abortion  ::
silhouette {n} (representation of the outlines of an object filled in with a black color)  :: [Bokmål] silhuett {m}; [Nynorsk] silhuett {m}
silicate {n} (salt or mineral)  :: silikat {n}
silicic acid {n} (any of a range of hydrates of silica)  :: kiselsyre {m} {f}
silicon {n} (non-metallic element)  :: [Bokmål] silisium {n}; [Nynorsk] silisium {n}
silicone {n} (any of a class of inert compounds of silicon)  :: [Bokmål] silikon {n}; [Nynorsk] silikon {n}
silk {n} (fabric)  :: [Bokmål] silke {m}; [Nynorsk] silke {m}
silk {n} (fiber)  :: [Bokmål] silke {m}; [Nynorsk] silke {m}
silk-screen printing {n} (screen printing) SEE: screen printing  ::
silkworm {n} (caterpillar)  :: silkeorm
sill {n} (base of a window)  :: vinduskarm {m}
silly {adj} (irresponsible, showing irresponsible behaviors)  :: tullete, fjollete
silver {n} (metal)  :: sølv
silver ball {n} (pinball) SEE: pinball  ::
silverfish {n} (type of bristletail)  :: sølvkre
silverware {n} (anything made from silver)  :: [Bokmål] sølvtøy {n}; [Nynorsk] sylvtøy {n}, sølvtøy {n}
silverweed {n} (plant)  :: gåsemure
Silvia {prop} (female given name)  :: Sylvia
silviculture {n} (forestry)  :: [Bokmål] skogbruk {n}
similar {adj} (Having traits or characteristics in common; alike, comparable)  :: [Bokmål] lignende, liknende; [Nynorsk] liknande
similarity {n} (closeness)  :: [Bokmål] likhet {m} {f}
simmer {v} ((intransitive) to cook or undergo heating slowly)  :: [Bokmål] trekke; [Bokmål] trekke
simmer {v} ((transitive) to cause to cook or undergo heating slowly)  :: [Bokmål] trekke; [Bokmål] trekke
Simon {prop} (biblical characters)  :: Simon
Simon {prop} (male given name)  :: Simon
Simon says {n} (children's game)  :: Kongen befaler
simplified {adj} (made simpler)  :: [Bokmål] forenklet, forenkla; [Nynorsk] forenkla
simplify {v} (to become simpler)  :: forenkles
simplify {v} (to make simpler)  :: [Bokmål] forenkle; [Nynorsk] forenkle, forenkla
simply {adv} (in a simple manner)  :: rett og slett, ganske enkelt, intet mindre enn
simultaneous {adj} (at the same time)  :: samtidig, samstundes
simultaneous {n} (simultaneous interpretation) SEE: simultaneous interpretation  ::
simultaneous interpreting {n} (simultaneous interpretation) SEE: simultaneous interpretation  ::
simultaneously {adv} (occurring at the same time)  :: [Nynorsk] samstundes
sin {n} (violation of religious law)  :: synd
since {conj} (because)  :: siden, fordi, da
since {conj} (from the time that)  :: siden
since {prep} (from (time))  :: siden
sincereness {n} (sincerity) SEE: sincerity  ::
sine {n} (trigonometric function)  :: sinus {m}
sinew {n} (tendon) SEE: tendon  ::
sinful {adj} (evil) SEE: evil  ::
sinful {adj} (of or relating to sin)  :: syndig
sing {v} (to produce harmonious sounds with one’s voice)  :: synge
Singapore {prop} (Republic of Singapore)  :: Singapore
Singaporean {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Singapore)  :: [Bokmål] singaporsk; [Nynorsk] singaporsk
Singaporean {n} (a person from Singapore)  :: [Bokmål] singaporer {m}; [Nynorsk] singaporar {m}
singe {v} (to burn slightly)  :: svi
singer {n} (person who sings)  :: [Bokmål] sanger {m}, sangerinne {m} {f} [female]; [Nynorsk] songar {m}, songarinne {f} [female]
singeress {n} (songstress) SEE: songstress  ::
singing voice {n} (quality of voice when singing)  :: [Bokmål] sangstemme {m}; [Nynorsk] songrøyst {f}, songstemme {f}
single {n} (45 RPM vinyl record)  :: [Bokmål] singel {m}, single {m}, singelplate {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] singel {m}, single {m}, singelplate {f}
single {n} (one-way ticket) SEE: one-way ticket  ::
single {v} (farming: to thin out) SEE: thin out  ::
single bed {n} (bed for one person)  :: [Bokmål] enkeltseng {m} {f}
single celled {adj} (consisting of one cell) SEE: unicellular  ::
single mother {n} (a woman raising a child on her own)  :: [Bokmål] alenemor {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] aleinemor {f}, åleinemor {f}
single parent {n} (only parent bringing up a child)  :: [Bokmål] aleneforelder {m}, aleineforelder {m}; [Nynorsk] aleineforelder {m}, åleineforelder {m}
singles {n} (sports: game between two individuals)  :: [Bokmål] singel {m}, single {m}; [Nynorsk] singel {m}, single {m}
single ticket {n} (one-way ticket) SEE: one-way ticket  ::
singsong {n} (an informal gathering at which songs are sung; a singing session)  :: allsang {m}
singsong {n} (a piece of verse with a simple, song-like rhythm)  :: allsang {m}
singular {adj} (being only one of larger population)  :: [Bokmål] enkelt; [Nynorsk] einskild, einstaka, enkelt
Sinhala {prop} (Sinhalese) SEE: Sinhalese  ::
sinicization {n} (process of sinicising)  :: sinifisering
sink {n} (basin)  :: vask
sink {n} (sinkhole) SEE: sinkhole  ::
sink {v} (cause (ship, etc) to sink)  :: senke
sink {v} (descend into liquid, etc)  :: synke
sinker {n} (sinker nail) SEE: sinker nail  ::
sinkhole {n} (geology: hole formed in soluble rock)  :: [Bokmål] jordfallshull {n}, synkehull {n}
Sinkiang {prop} (Xinjiang) SEE: Xinjiang  ::
sinology {n} (Chinese studies) SEE: Chinese studies  ::
Sino-Xenic {adj} (Sino-Japanese) SEE: Sino-Japanese  ::
Sino-Xenic {adj} (Sino-Korean) SEE: Sino-Korean  ::
Sino-Xenic {adj} (Sino-Vietnamese) SEE: Sino-Vietnamese  ::
sinusoid {adj} (sinusoidal) SEE: sinusoidal  ::
sir {n} (address to any male, especially if his name or proper address is unknown)  :: [Bokmål] herre {m}
sirensong {n} (siren song) SEE: siren song  ::
Sirius {prop}  :: Hundestjernen
sirup {n} (syrup) SEE: syrup  ::
siskin {n} (small European finch) SEE: Eurasian siskin  ::
sissy {n} (a timid, unassertive or cowardly person)  :: Pyse
sissy {n} (sister) SEE: sis  ::
sister {n} (woman or girl having the same parents)  :: søster {c}, storesøster [elder], lillesøster [younger]
sister-in-law {n} (brother's wife)  :: svigerinne {f}
sister-in-law {n} (husband's brother's wife)  :: svigerinne {f}
sister-in-law {n} (husband's sister)  :: svigerinne {f}
sister-in-law {n} (wife's brother's wife)  :: svigerinne {f}
sister-in-law {n} (wife's sister)  :: svigerinne {f}
sit {v} (move oneself into such a position)  :: sette seg
sit {v} (of an object: occupy a given position permanently)  :: sitte
sit {v} (of a person, be in a position in which the upper body is upright and the legs are supported)  :: sitte
sit {v}  :: sitte
site map {n} (webpage that lists the contents of a website)  :: sideoversikt {m}, sidekart {n}
sit on it {v} (sit on) SEE: sit on  ::
sitting room {n} (living room) SEE: living room  ::
situation comedy {n} (episodic comedy television program, see also: sitcom)  :: [Bokmål] situasjonskomedie {m}; [Nynorsk] situasjonskomedie {m}
six {num} (cardinal number)  :: seks
sixteen {num} (cardinal number 16)  :: seksten
sixteenth {num} (the ordinal form of the number sixteen)  :: sekstende
sixteenth note {n} (sixteenth note) SEE: semiquaver  ::
sixth {adj} (ordinal form of the number six)  :: sjette
sixth {n} (one of six equal parts of a whole)  :: [Bokmål] seksdel {m}, sjettedel {m}; [Nynorsk] seksdel {m}, sjettedel {m}
sixth sense {n} (extrasensory perception)  :: sjette sans {m}
sixtieth {adj} (the ordinal form of the number sixty)  :: [Bokmål] sekstiende
sixty {num} (cardinal number)  :: seksti
sixty-five {num} (cardinal number)  :: sekstifem
sixty-nine {n} (cardinal number)  :: niogseksti
sixty-six {num} (cardinal number)  :: sekstiseks
sizable {adj} (sizeable) SEE: sizeable  ::
size {n} (a specific set of dimensions for clothing)  :: [Bokmål] størrelse {m}; [Nynorsk] størrelse {m}
size {n} (assize) SEE: assize  ::
size {n} (dimensions or magnitude of a thing)  :: [Bokmål] størrelse {m}; [Nynorsk] størrelse {m}
skald {n} (a Nordic poet of the Viking Age)  :: skald
skate {n} (ice skate or roller skate)  :: [Bokmål] skøyte {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] skøyte {f}, skeise {f}
skateboard {n} (platform on wheels)  :: rullebrett
skater {n} (insect) SEE: water strider  ::
skater {n} (person who skates)  :: [Bokmål] skøyteløper {m}
skating rink {n} (frozen surface for skating)  :: skøytebane {m}
skeeter {n} (mosquito) SEE: mosquito  ::
skein {n} (winning streak) SEE: winning streak  ::
skeleton {n} (system that provides support to an organism)  :: [Bokmål] skjelett {n}; [Nynorsk] skjelett {n}
skeleton key {n} (a key that opens a range of locks)  :: [Bokmål] universalnøkkel {m}; [Nynorsk] universalnykel {m}, universalnøkkel {m}
skeptical {adj} (having, or expressing doubt)  :: [Bokmål] skeptisk; [Nynorsk] skeptisk
skeptical {adj} (related to skepticism)  :: [Bokmål] skeptisk; [Nynorsk] skeptisk
skepticism {n} (general disposition to doubt)  :: skeptisisme
skerry {n} (small rocky island)  :: [Bokmål] skjær {n}; [Nynorsk] skjer {n}
sketch {n} (lookout) SEE: lookout  ::
sketch {n} (short musical, dramatic or literary work or idea)  :: [Bokmål] sketsj {m}; [Nynorsk] sketsj {m}
sketchy {adj} (Of questionable or doubtful quality)  :: tvilsom
ski {n} (one of a pair of long flat runners designed for gliding over snow)  :: [Bokmål] ski {c}; [Nynorsk] ski
ski {v} (to move on skis)  :: gå på ski
skiascope {n} (retinoscope) SEE: retinoscope  ::
skier {n} (someone who practices skiing)  :: [Bokmål] skiløper {m}
ski jump {n} (course)  :: [Bokmål] hoppbakke {m}; [Nynorsk] hoppbakke {m}
ski jump {n} (ramp)  :: [Bokmål] hoppbakke {m}; [Nynorsk] hoppbakke {m}
ski jumper {n} (someone who competes in ski jumping)  :: [Bokmål] skihopper {m}; [Nynorsk] skihoppar {m}
ski jumping {n} (a winter sport)  :: [Bokmål] skihopping {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] skihopping {f}
skill {n} (capacity to do something well)  :: [Bokmål] dugleik {m}, dyktighet {m} {f}, evne {m} {f}, ferdighet {m} {f}, talent {n}; [Nynorsk] dugleik {m}, dyktigheit {f}, evne {f}, ferdigheit {f}, talent {n}
skim {v} (read quickly, skipping some detail)  :: skumlese
skim milk {n} (milk with removed cream)  :: [Bokmål] skummet melk {m} {f}, skumma melk {m} {f}, skumma mjølk {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] skumma mjølk {f}
skimp {v} (to make insufficient allowance for; to scant; to scrimp)  :: spinke, knipe
skimp {v} (to save; to be parsimonious or stingy)  :: spinke
skin {n} (outer covering of the body of a person or animal)  :: hud {m}, skinn {n}, ham {m}
skin {n} (rolling paper for cigarettes)  :: [Bokmål] sigarettpapir {n}; [Nynorsk] sigarettpapir {n}
skin {n} (skin of an animal used by humans)  :: [Bokmål] skinn {n}; [Nynorsk] skinn {n}
skin {n} (the outer protective layer of any plant or animal)  :: [Bokmål] skinn {n}; [Nynorsk] skinn {n}
skin {v} (to injure the skin of)  :: [Bokmål] skrubbe; [Nynorsk] skrubbe
skin {v} (to remove the skin of)  :: [Bokmål] flå; [Nynorsk] flå
skin cancer {n} (malignant growth on the skin)  :: [Bokmål] hudkreft {m}; [Nynorsk] hudkreft {m}
skin mag {n} (skin magazine) SEE: skin magazine  ::
skinny-dip {v} (swim in the nude)  :: nakenbade
skip {v} (not to attend)  :: [Bokmål] droppe, skulke; [Nynorsk] droppe, skulke
skip {v} (to omit or disregard intermediate items or stages)  :: [Bokmål] hoppe over, droppe; utelate; [Nynorsk] hoppe over, droppe; utelate
skipper {n} (captain of sports team)  :: [Bokmål] kaptein {m}; [Nynorsk] kaptein {m}
skipper {n} (master of a ship)  :: [Bokmål] kaptein {m}, skipper {m}; [Nynorsk] kaptein {m}, skipper {m}
skip rope {n} (rope used) SEE: skipping rope  ::
skip rope {v} (to jump over a rope) SEE: jump rope  ::
ski resort {n} (resort for skiers)  :: [Bokmål] skisted {n}
skirt {n} (clothing)  :: skjørt {n}
skirt {n} (part of dress)  :: skjørt {n}
skirt {n}  :: skjørt
skirt chaser {n} (man who seeks out female companionship)  :: [Bokmål] skjørtejeger {m}; [Nynorsk] skjørtejeger {m}
skirting board {n} (panel between floor and interior wall)  :: golvlist {c}
ski slope {n} (slope for skiing)  :: [Bokmål] skibakke {m}; [Nynorsk] skibakke {m}
skitrack {n} (ski track) SEE: ski track  ::
skive {v} (To slack off)  :: [Bokmål] skulke; [Nynorsk] skulke
Skolt Sami {prop} (language)  :: skoltesamisk {c}
Skopje {prop} (Macedonia) SEE: Macedonia  ::
Skopostheorie {n} (idea that translating and interpreting should take into account function) SEE: Skopos theory  ::
skua {n} (predatory seabird of the family Stercorariidae)  :: jo {c}; [Nynorsk] jo {m}
skull {n} (cranium)  :: skalle {m}
skull {n} (death's-head, skull)  :: [Bokmål] dødninghode {n}
skullduggery {n} (deceptive activities) SEE: skulduggery  ::
skunk {n} (animal)  :: skunk {m}, stinkdyr {n}
skunk {n} (skunkweed) SEE: marijuana  ::
sky {n} (atmosphere above a point)  :: himmel {m}
sky {n} (heaven)  :: himmel {m}
sky {n} (specific view, condition)  :: himmel {m}
skyclad {adj} (nude) SEE: nude  ::
sky-high {adj} (at a very high level)  :: [Bokmål] skyhøy, skyhøg; [Nynorsk] skyhøg
sky-high {adj} (excessive, exorbitant)  :: [Bokmål] skyhøy, skyhøg; [Nynorsk] skyhøg
sky-high {adj} (extremely tall)  :: [Bokmål] skyhøy, skyhøg; [Nynorsk] skyhøg
skylight {n} (opening in the roof)  :: [Bokmål] takvindu {n}
skyline {n} (horizon) SEE: horizon  ::
skyrocket {n} (pocket) SEE: pocket  ::
skyscraper {n} (tall building)  :: skyskraper
slab {n} (paving stone)  :: steinhelle {f}
slag off {v} (to talk insultingly to or about someone or something)  :: slenge dritt til/om
slake {v} (To satisfy thirst)  :: [Bokmål] slukke tørsten [literally, figuratively]
slaked lime {n} (calcium hydroxide) SEE: calcium hydroxide  ::
slalom {n} (sports)  :: slalåm {m}
slalom {v} (to race in a slalom)  :: kjøre slalåm, stå slalåm
slalomist {n} (slalomer) SEE: slalomer  ::
slam {n} (poetry slam) SEE: poetry slam  ::
slander {n} (false and malicious statement)  :: bakvaskelse {m}
slang {n} (cant) SEE: cant  ::
slang {n} (jargon) SEE: jargon  ::
slap {n} (A blow.)  :: ørefik {m}, en over kjeften
slap {v} (to give a slap)  :: fike, slå
slapdash {adj} (done hastily)  :: forhasta
slap someone five {v} (give someone five) SEE: give someone five  ::
slash {n} (slash fiction) SEE: slash fiction  ::
slash {n} (symbol)  :: skråstrek {m}
slate {n} (rock)  :: skifer {m}, skiferstein {m}
slattern {n} (prostitute) SEE: prostitute  ::
slattern {n} (slut) SEE: slut  ::
slaughter {v} (to butcher animals, generally for food (also kosher and halal rituals))  :: slakte
slaughter {v} (to kill in a particularly brutal manner)  :: slakte
slaughter {v} (to massacre people in large numbers)  :: massakrere, slakte
slaughterhouse {n} (abattoir) SEE: abattoir  ::
Slav {n} (a member of a group of peoples in Eastern Europe speaking a Slavic language)  :: slav
slave {n} (person owned by another)  :: [Bokmål] slave {m}, slavinne {m} {f}, trell {m}, trellkvinne {m} {f}, trælkvinne {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] slave {m}, slavinne {f}, træl {m}, trælkvinne {f}
slave {n} (person who is forced to perform sexual acts)  :: sexslave {m}, seksualslave {m}
slave-girl {n} (sex slave) SEE: sex slave  ::
slave labour {n} (hard work for meagre pay)  :: [Bokmål] slavearbeid {n}; [Nynorsk] slavearbeid {n}
slave labour {n} (work performed by slaves)  :: [Bokmål] slavearbeid {n}; [Nynorsk] slavearbeid {n}
slavery {n}  :: slaveri
Slavic {adj} (of the Slavs, their culture or languages)  :: slavisk
Slavistics {n} (Slavic studies) SEE: Slavic studies  ::
Slavonian grebe {n} (Podiceps auritus)  :: [Bokmål] horndykker {m}
Slavonic {adj} (Slavic) SEE: Slavic  ::
Slavonic studies {n} (Slavic studies) SEE: Slavic studies  ::
Slavyansk {prop} (Slovyansk) SEE: Slovyansk  ::
sled {n} (sledge) SEE: sledge  ::
sledge {n} (sledgehammer) SEE: sledgehammer  ::
sledge {n} (sleigh or sled)  :: [Bokmål] kjelke {m}, slede; [Nynorsk] kjelke {m}
sledgehammer {n} (kind of hammer)  :: [Bokmål] slegge {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] sleggje {f}
sleep {n} (state of reduced consciousness)  :: søvn {m}
sleep {v} (to rest in state of reduced consciousness)  :: sove
sleeper {n} (horizontal wooden or concrete structural member supporting railway lines)  :: sville {m}
sleeper {n} (railroad sleeping car) SEE: sleeping car  ::
sleepiness {n} (property of being sleepy)  :: [Bokmål] tretthet {m} {f}, trøtthet {m} {f}, søvnighet {m} {f}
sleeping {adj} (asleep) SEE: asleep  ::
sleeping bag {n} (padded or insulated bag)  :: [Bokmål] sovepose {m}; [Nynorsk] sovepose {m}
Sleeping Beauty {prop} (fairy tale)  :: Tornerose
Sleeping Beauty {prop} (main character in this story)  :: Tornerose
sleeping car {n} (a railroad car with sleeping facilities for passengers travelling overnight.)  :: [Bokmål] sovevogn {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] sovevogn {f}
sleepless {adj} (absence of sleep)  :: [Bokmål] søvnløs
sleep start {n} (hypnic jerk) SEE: hypnic jerk  ::
sleep twitch {n} (hypnic jerk) SEE: hypnic jerk  ::
sleepwalk {v} (somnambulate) SEE: somnambulate  ::
sleepwalker {n} (somnambulist) SEE: somnambulist  ::
sleepy {adj} (feeling the need for sleep)  :: trøtt, døsig, søvnig; [Bokmål] trett; [Nynorsk] søvnug
sleepy head {n} (a sleepy person) SEE: sleepyhead  ::
sleepyhead {n} (ruddy duck) SEE: ruddy duck  ::
sleet {n} (mixture of rain and snow)  :: sludd {n}; [Nynorsk] slut {n}
sleet {v} (to be in a state in which sleet is falling)  :: sluddvær {n}
sleeve {n} (part of a garment that covers the arm)  :: [Bokmål] erme {n}; [Nynorsk] erm {f}, erme {n}
sleeveless {adj} (of a garment, having no sleeves)  :: [Bokmål] ermeløs
sleigh {adj} (sly) SEE: sly  ::
sleigh {n} (vehicle on runners) SEE: sledge  ::
sleight of hand {n} (skill)  :: fingerferdighet {m}
sleuth {n} (bloodhound)  :: [Bokmål] blodhund {m}; [Nynorsk] blodhund {m}
slice {v} (to cut into slices)  :: å skjære
slicer {n} (slicing cucumber) SEE: slicing cucumber  ::
slide {n} (rubble, earth and stones moving down)  :: ras {n}
slide {n} (valve in eg. a trombone)  :: sleide {m}
slide {v} (to lose balance)  :: gli, skli
slide {v} (to move in continuous contact with a surface)  :: gli, skli
slide {v} (to move with low friction)  :: gli
slide fastener {n} (zip fastener) SEE: zip fastener  ::
slide fastener {n} (zip fastener) SEE: zip fastener  ::
sliding door {n} (door)  :: [Bokmål] skyvedør {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] skuvedør {f} skyvedør {f}
slimy {adj} (like slime; glutinous)  :: [Bokmål] slimet, slimete
slingshot {n} (Y-shaped stick)  :: sprettert {m}
Slinky {n} (Toy spring)  :: trappetroll {n}
slip {n} (nautical: space for a ship to moor) SEE: berth  ::
slip {v} (to lose one's traction)  :: skli, gli
slipper {n} (low shoe usually worn indoors)  :: [Bokmål] tøffel {m}; [Nynorsk] tøffel {m}
slipper animalcule {n} (paramecium) SEE: paramecium  ::
slipstick {n} (slide rule) SEE: slide rule  ::
slob {n} (lazy, slovenly person)  :: slask
sloe {n}  :: slåpetorn
sloe {n} (tree Prunus spinosa) SEE: blackthorn  ::
sloop {n} (single-masted sailboat)  :: slupp
sloop {n}  :: slupp
slope {n} (area of ground that tends evenly upward or downward)  :: skråning {f}, bakke {m}, oppoverbakke {m}, nedoverbakke {m}
slope {n} (degree to which a surface tends upward or downward)  :: stigning {m}, helling {f}
slosh {v} (of a liquid, to shift chaotically; to splash noisily)  :: skvalpe, skvulpe, plaske
sloth {n} (laziness)  :: latskap {m}, lediggang {m}
sloth {n} (mammal)  :: [Bokmål] dovendyr {n}; [Nynorsk] dovendyr {n}
slot machine {n} (vending machine) SEE: vending machine  ::
slough {n} (muddy or marshy area)  :: myr {m} {f}, gjørmehull {n}
Slovak {adj} (of Slovakia or its language)  :: [Bokmål] slovakisk; [Nynorsk] slovakisk
Slovak {n} (native of Slovakia)  :: [Bokmål] slovak {m}; [Nynorsk] slovak {m}
Slovak {prop} (language of Slovakia)  :: [Bokmål] slovakisk {m}; [Nynorsk] slovakisk {m}
Slovakia {prop} (Slovakia)  :: Slovakia
Slovene {adj} (adjective)  :: [Bokmål] slovensk; [Nynorsk] slovensk
Slovene {n} (a person)  :: [Bokmål] slovener {m}; [Nynorsk] sloven {m}, slovenar {m}
Slovene {prop} (the language)  :: [Bokmål] slovensk {m}; [Nynorsk] slovensk {m}
Slovenia {prop} (country in Europe)  :: Slovenia
Slovenian {adj} (Slovene) SEE: Slovene  ::
Slovenian {n} (Slovene) SEE: Slovene  ::
Slovenian {prop} (Slovene) SEE: Slovene  ::
slow {adj} (not quick in motion)  :: langsom {m} {f}, langsomt {n}, langsomme {p}
slowcoach {n} (plodder) SEE: plodder  ::
slowly {adv} (At a slow pace)  :: sakte, langsomt
slowness {n} (quality of being slow)  :: langsomhet
slowworm {n} (Anguis fragilis)  :: [Bokmål] stålorm {m}; [Nynorsk] stålorm {m}
sluff {n} (slough) SEE: slough  ::
sluff {v} (slough) SEE: slough  ::
slug {n} (lazy person) SEE: sluggard  ::
sluice {n} (passage for water)  :: sluse {m} {f}
slum {n} (dilapidated neighborhood)  :: slum {m}
slumber {n} (a very light state of sleep)  :: slumre, dorme
slumber {v} (to be inactive or negligent)  :: sløve
Slurpee {n} (flavored shaved ice served as a drink) SEE: slush  ::
slush {n} (half-melted snow)  :: slaps {n}; [Bokmål] sørpe {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] sørpe {f}
slushie {n} (flavored shaved ice served as a drink) SEE: slush  ::
Slush Puppie {n} (slush) SEE: slush  ::
slushy {n} (flavored shaved ice served as a drink) SEE: slush  ::
slut {n} (prostitute) SEE: whore  ::
slut {n} (sexually promiscuous woman)  :: ludder {n}, tøs {f}
sly {adj} (artfully cunning; secretly mischievous; wily)  :: slu, sleip
sly {adj} (dexterous in performing an action, so as to escape notice; nimble)  :: slu
sly {adj} (done with, and marked by, artful and dexterous secrecy)  :: slu, listig
sly as a fox {adj} (very sly)  :: slu som en rev
smack {n} ((slang) heroin) SEE: horse  ::
small {adj} (not large)  :: liten
small {adj} (young)  :: liten, ung
small-eared galago {n} (Otolemur garnettii) SEE: northern greater galago  ::
small of the back {n} (lumbar region of the back)  :: korsrygg {m}
small potatoes {n} (small fry) SEE: small fry  ::
smallpox {n} (disease)  :: [Bokmål] kopper {m-p}; [Nynorsk] koppar {m-p}
small talk {n} (idle conversation)  :: [Bokmål] småprat {m} {n}; [Nynorsk] småprat {m} {n}
smalltown {n} (small town) SEE: small town  ::
smaragdine {n} (emerald) SEE: emerald  ::
smart {adj} (exhibiting intellectual knowledge, such as that found in books)  :: [Bokmål] smart, klok
smart ass {n} (one promoting his own personality, wishes or views) SEE: smartass  ::
smartphone {n} (electronic handheld device)  :: smarttelefon {m}
smear {n} (Pap smear) SEE: Pap smear  ::
smell {n} (sensation)  :: [Bokmål] lukt {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] lukt {f}
smell {n} (sense of smell)  :: [Bokmål] luktesans {m}; [Nynorsk] luktesans {m}
smell {v} (sense with nose)  :: lukte
smell {v} (to have a particular smell, whether good or bad; if descriptive, followed by "like" or "of")  :: lukte, stinke [unpleasant]
smelt {n} (production of metal, especially iron, from ore) SEE: smelting  ::
smetana {n} (type of soured cream)  :: smetana
smew {n} (Mergus albellus)  :: lappfiskand
smile {n} (a happy face expression using mouth, but without producing voice)  :: smil {n}
smiley {n} (emoticon) SEE: emoticon  ::
smiley {n}  :: smiley, smilefjes
smith {n} (craftsperson who works metal)  :: smed {m}
smithy {n} (forge) SEE: forge  ::
smoke {n} (baseball slang:fastball) SEE: fastball  ::
smoke {n} (visible particles and vapour given off by burning material)  :: røyk {m}
smoke {v} (to inhale and exhale smoke from a burning cigarette)  :: [Bokmål] røyke
smoke alarm {n} (smoke detector) SEE: smoke detector  ::
smoker {n} (apparatus for smoking food)  :: røykeri {n}
smoker {n} (bee smoker) SEE: bee smoker  ::
smoker {n} (person who smokes tobacco habitually)  :: [Bokmål] røyker {m}, røker {m}; [Nynorsk] røykjar {m}
smoker {n} (smoking car) SEE: smoking car  ::
smokestack {n} (a conduit or group of conduits atop a structure allowing smoke to flow out) SEE: chimney  ::
smoking {n} (smoking of tobacco)  :: røyking {f}; [Nynorsk] røyking {f}
smoking jacket {n} (men's jacket to be worn while smoking)  :: [Bokmål] røykejakke {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] røykjejakke {f}
smug {adj} (irritatingly pleased with oneself; self-satisfied)  :: selvgod
smuggle {v} (to import or export, illicitly or by stealth, without paying lawful customs charges or duties)  :: [Bokmål] smugle
smuggler {n} (One who smuggles things)  :: [Bokmål] smugler {m}
smurf {n} (fictional character)  :: smurf {c}
smut {n} (promiscuous woman) SEE: slut  ::
smut {n} (soot) SEE: soot  ::
Smyrna {prop} (city)  :: Smyrna
snag {n} (problem or difficulty)  :: [Bokmål] ulempe
snagging list {n} (list of construction problems) SEE: punch list  ::
snail {n} (any animal of the class Gastropoda having a shell)  :: [Bokmål] snegl {m}, snile {m}; [Nynorsk] snigel {m}
snake {n} (legless reptile)  :: slange {m}, orm {m}
snake {n} (plumbing tool)  :: stakefjær {c}
snake hawk {n} (laughing falcon) SEE: laughing falcon  ::
snaky {adj} (twisty) SEE: twisty  ::
snare drum {n} (tubular drum)  :: [Bokmål] skarptromme {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] skarptromme {f}
sneak {n} (a cheat; con artist; trickster)  :: snik {m}
sneak {v} (to creep)  :: snike
sneaker {n} (leisure shoes, often worn for sports; trainers)  :: joggesko {m}
sneaking suspicion {n} (premonition, or hunch; belief based on very little evidence)  :: [Bokmål] snikende mistanke
sneer {v} (raise a corner of the upper lip slightly in scorn)  :: hånflire
sneeze {v} (expel air as a reflex)  :: [Bokmål] nyse
snippet {n} (a tiny piece or part)  :: snutt {m}
snitch {n} (informer, usually one who betrays his group)  :: sladrehank
snitch {v} (inform on)  :: sladre
snivel {n} (nasal mucus; snot)  :: snørr {f} or {n}
snivel {n} (the act of snivelling)  :: klynk {n}, snufs {n}, grining {c}, tuting {c}
snivel {v} (to breathe heavily through the nose; to sniffle)  :: snufse
snivel {v} (to whine or complain, whilst crying)  :: klynke, bære seg, snufse, tute
Sněžka {prop} (mountain)  :: Sněžka, Śnieżka
snood {n} (hairnet) SEE: hairnet  ::
snood {n} (neckwarmer) SEE: neckwarmer  ::
snoot {n} (slang: human nose) SEE: schnozzle  ::
snore {v} (breathe during sleep with harsh noises)  :: snorke
snot {n} (contemptible child)  :: snørrunge {m}
snot {n} (mucus)  :: snørr {f} {n}
snotty {adj} (dirtied with snot)  :: snørret
snotty {adj} (ill-tempered, impertinent)  :: snørrhoven
snout {n} (long, projecting nose, mouth, and jaw of a beast)  :: tryne {n}
snout moth {n} (eggar) SEE: eggar  ::
snow {n} (collective precipitation)  :: snøfall {n}
snow {n} (precipitation)  :: [Bokmål] snø {m}, sne {m}; [Nynorsk] snø {m}
snow {n} (TV noise)  :: snø
snow {v} (have snow fall from the sky)  :: [Bokmål] snø; [Nynorsk] snøe, snø
snowball {n} (ball of snow)  :: [Bokmål] snøball {m}; [Nynorsk] snøball {m}
snowball fight {n} (play fight)  :: snøballkrig
snow-blind {adj} (blinded by abundance of reflected light)  :: [Bokmål] snøblind
snow blindness {n} (condition of the eyes caused by exposure to UV rays)  :: [Bokmål] snøblindhet {m} {f}
snowblower {n} (a device for clearing a path or road of snow)  :: [Bokmål] snøfreser {m}; [Nynorsk] snøfresar {m}
snowboard {n} (board)  :: [Bokmål] snøbrett {n}; [Nynorsk] snøbrett {n}
snowboarder {n} (someone who snowboards)  :: [Bokmål] snøbrettkjører {m}
snowfall {n} (instance of falling of snow)  :: [Bokmål] snøfall {n}; [Nynorsk] snøfall {n}
snowflake {n} (crystal)  :: snøfnugg
snow fox {n} (arctic fox) SEE: arctic fox  ::
snow globe {n} (decorative object)  :: [Bokmål] snøkule {m}
snow leopard {n} (a large feline mammal, Uncia uncia)  :: snøleopard
snowman {n} (figure made of snow)  :: [Bokmål] snømann {m}; [Nynorsk] snømann {m}
snowmobile {n} (vehicle)  :: [Bokmål] snøscooter {m}, scooter {m}, snøskuter {m}, skuter {m}; [Nynorsk] snøscooter {m}, scooter {m}, snøskuter {m}, skuter {m}
Snow Queen {prop} (fairy tale character with power over snow and ice)  :: [Bokmål] Snedronninga {f}, Snedronningen {m}; [Nynorsk] Snedronninga {f}
snow shed {n} (protective structure)  :: [Bokmål] snøoverbygg {n}; [Nynorsk] snøoverbygg {n}
snow shovel {n} (a shovel designed specifically for the shovelling of snow)  :: [Bokmål] snømåke {m} {f}, snøskuffe {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] snømoke {f}, snøskuffe {f}
snowstorm {n} (bad weather involving blowing winds and snow)  :: snøstorm
snow-white {adj} (as white as snow)  :: [Bokmål] snøhvit
Snow White {prop} (character from Snow White (Schneewittchen))  :: [Bokmål] Snøhvit
snuff {n} (fine-ground tobacco)  :: snus {m-p}
snuff {v} (extinguish candle or oil-lamp)  :: slukke
snus {n} (type of tobacco snuff)  :: snus {m}
so {adv} (in a particular manner)  :: slik
so {adv} (to a particular extent)  ::
so {adv} (very)  ::
so {conj} (in order that)  ::
so {n} (sol) SEE: sol  ::
soaking wet {adj} (extremely wet)  :: [Bokmål] klissvåt; [Nynorsk] klissvåt
soap {n} (soap opera) SEE: soap opera  ::
soap {n} (substance)  :: såpe, såpa
soapbox {n} (soapbox car) SEE: soapbox car  ::
soap dish {n} (a container for soap)  :: [Bokmål] såpeskål {m} {f}
soap opera {n} (television serial)  :: [Bokmål] såpeopera {m}; [Nynorsk] såpeopera {m}
sobbing {n} (action of the verb "to sob")  :: snufsing {m}
so be it {phrase} (indication of acceptance)  :: [Bokmål] sånn er det bare
sober {adj} (not drunk)  :: edru
soccer {n} (game)  :: fotball {m}
Sochi {prop} (city in Russia)  :: Sotsji
social {adj} (extroverted or outgoing)  :: sosial
social {adj} (relating to society)  :: sosial
social {n} (short for social security benefit)  :: sosialen
social anxiety {n} (social anxiety disorder) SEE: social anxiety disorder  ::
social anxiety disorder {n} (the most common anxiety disorder)  :: [Bokmål] sosial angstlidelse, sosial fobi
socialism {n} (group of socialist political philosophies)  :: sosialisme {m}
socialism {n} (intermediate phase of social development)  :: sosialisme {m}
socialism {n} (political philosophy of social and economic equality)  :: sosialisme {m}
socialist {adj} (of, promoting, practicing, or characteristic of socialism)  :: [Bokmål] sosialistisk; [Nynorsk] sosialistisk
socialist {n} (one who practices or advocates socialism)  :: [Bokmål] sosialist {m}; [Nynorsk] sosialist {m}
social phobia {n} (social anxiety disorder) SEE: social anxiety disorder  ::
social psychology {n}  :: sosialpsykologi {m}
society {n} (group of people sharing culture)  :: samfunn {n}
society {n} (high society) SEE: high society  ::
Socinian {adj} (pertaining to the Socinians)  :: sociniansk {m}
socioeconomic {adj} (of or pertaining to social and economic factors) SEE: socio-economic  ::
sociologist {n} (scientist studying the field of sociology)  :: [Bokmål] sosiolog {m}; [Nynorsk] sosiolog {m}
sociology {n} (study of society, human social interactions, etc.)  :: [Bokmål] sosiologi {m}; [Nynorsk] sosiologi {m}
sociopolitical {adj} (socio-political) SEE: socio-political  ::
sock {n} (covering for the foot)  :: sokk {m}
sock {n} (gun sock) SEE: gun sock  ::
sock {n} (sock puppet) SEE: sock puppet  ::
sock puppet {n} (simple puppet made from a sock)  :: sokkedukke
Socrates {prop} (Greek philosopher)  :: Sokrates
soda {n} (carbonated water)  :: [Bokmål] kullsyreholdig mineralvann {n}, sodavann {n}, soda {n}, selters {m}; [Nynorsk] kolsyrehaldig mineralvatn {n}, sodavatn {n}, soda {m}, selters {m}
soda {n} (sweet, carbonated drink)  :: [Bokmål] brus {m}; [Nynorsk] brus {m}
sodality {n} (companionship) SEE: companionship  ::
sodium {n} (a reactive metal)  :: natrium; [Nynorsk] natrium
sodium benzoate {n} (the sodium salt of benzoic acid)  :: natriumbenzoat
sodium chloride {n} (chemical term for table salt; NaCl)  :: [Bokmål] natriumklorid {n}; [Nynorsk] natriumklorid {n}
sodium hydrogen carbonate {n} (NaHCO3) SEE: sodium bicarbonate  ::
sodium lamp {n} (sodium vapor lamp) SEE: sodium vapor lamp  ::
sodomy {n} (sex held to be unnatural)  :: [bestiality] sodomi
sofa {n} (upholstered seat)  :: sofa
so far {adv} (until now; previously; yet)  :: [Bokmål] hittil, så langt; [Nynorsk] hittil, så langt
Sofia {prop} (the capital city of Bulgaria)  :: Sofia
soft {adj} (foolish) SEE: foolish  ::
soft {adj} (gentle)  :: forsiktig
soft {adj} (giving way under pressure)  :: svak
soft {adj} (lacking strength or resolve)  :: svak
soft {adj} (of a cloth)  :: myk
soft {adj} (of a sound)  :: myk
soft {adj} (of water)  :: bløt
soft chancre {n} (chancroid) SEE: chancroid  ::
soft drink {n} (sweet, non-alcoholic carbonated beverage)  :: brus {m}
soften {v} ((transitive) To make something soft or softer)  :: bløtgjøre
softhearted {adj} (easily moved to sorrow)  :: bløthjertet
soft paraffin {n} (petroleum jelly) SEE: petroleum jelly  ::
soft porn {n} (soft-core pornography)  :: [Bokmål] mykporno {m}
soft roe {n} (milt) SEE: milt  ::
soft serve {n} (frozen dessert)  :: [Bokmål] softis {m}
soft soap {n} (soft-soap) SEE: soft-soap  ::
soft spot {n} (fontanelle) SEE: fontanelle  ::
software {n} (encoded computer instructions)  :: programvare {m} {f}
Sogdiana {prop} (an ancient Iranian-speaking civilization)  :: Sogdia
soil {n} (mineral or organic material serving as a natural medium for the growth of land plants)  :: jordsmonn {n}
soil {n} (mixture of sand and organic material)  :: [Bokmål] jord {m} {f}
soil {v} (to defecate into one's clothing) SEE: soil oneself  ::
soil stack {n} (drain-waste-vent system)  :: [Bokmål] soilrør {n}
solace {n} (consolation)  :: trøst
solace {n} (source of comfort)  :: trøst
solar cell {n} (semiconductor device)  :: [Bokmål] solcelle {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] solcelle {f}
solar eclipse {n} (when the Moon passes between the Earth and the sun)  :: [Bokmål] solformørkelse {m}; [Nynorsk] solformørking {f}
solar energy {n} (energy from the sun)  :: [Bokmål] solenergi {m}; [Nynorsk] solenergi {m}
solar mass {n} (unit)  :: solmasse {m}
solar panel {n} (array of connected solar cells)  :: [Bokmål] solfanger {m}; [Nynorsk] solfangar {m}
solar system {n} (any collection of heavenly bodies orbiting a star)  :: solsystem {n}
solar system {prop} (Solar System) SEE: Solar System  ::
solar wind {n} (outflow of charged particles from the solar corona into space)  :: solvind {m}
soldering iron {n} (tool)  :: loddebolt {c}
soldier {n} (member of an army)  :: [Bokmål] soldat {m}, (child soldier) barnesoldat {m}; [Nynorsk] soldat {m}, (child soldier) barnesoldat {m}
sold out {adj} (completely sold)  :: [Bokmål] utsolgt
sole {adj} (only)  :: eneste
sole {adj} (unmarried; widowed)  :: singel, enslig
sole {n} (bottom of a shoe or boot)  :: [Bokmål] såle {m}; [Nynorsk] sole {m}
sole {n} (bottom of the foot)  :: [Bokmål] såle {m}, fotsåle {m}; [Nynorsk] sole {m}
sole {n} (fish)  :: sjøtunge {f}
sole {v} (put a sole on (a shoe or boot))  :: såle
solely {adv} (exclusively)  :: bare
solid {adj} (extremely filling)  :: solid
solid {adj} (in the solid state)  :: fast
solid {adj} (lacking errors or inconsistencies)  :: solid
solid {adj} (lacking holes or hollows)  :: solid, massiv, kompakt
solid {adj} (large, massive)  :: solid, kraftig
solid {adj} (strong, unyielding (as of foundations etc))  :: solid, kraftig
solitaire {n} (patience) SEE: patience  ::
solitaire {n} (person who lives alone) SEE: solitary  ::
solitary {n} (solitary confinement) SEE: solitary confinement  ::
solitude {n} (state of being alone)  :: ensomhet {c}
soloist {n} (a person who performs a solo)  :: [Bokmål] solist {m}; [Nynorsk] solist {m}
Solomon {prop} (king of Israel)  :: Salomo
Solomon Islander {n} (Somebody from The Solomon Islands)  :: [Bokmål] salomoner {m}; [Nynorsk] salomonar {m}
Solomon Islands {prop} (A country in Melanesia)  :: Salomonøyene
so long as {phrase} (as long as) SEE: as long as  ::
solstice {n} (point where the earth stands at the extreme of its ellipsis around the sun)  :: [Bokmål] solverv {n}; [Nynorsk] solkverv {m}
solve {v} (to find an answer or solution)  :: [Bokmål] løse
Somali {adj} (pertaining to Somalia)  :: [Bokmål] somalisk; [Nynorsk] somalisk
Somali {n} (a person)  :: [Bokmål] somalier {m}; [Nynorsk] somaliar {m}
Somali {prop} (a language)  :: [Bokmål] somali {m}, somalisk {m}; [Nynorsk] somali {m}, somalisk {m}
Somalia {prop} (country in the Horn of Africa)  :: Somalia
some {determiner} (certain proportion of)  :: noen
some {determiner}  :: noe (uncountable), noen (countable)
some {determiner} (unspecified quantity or number of)  :: noen
some {pron} (certain number)  :: enkelte {p}, visse {p}; [Bokmål] noen; [Nynorsk] somme {p}
someone {pron} (some person)  :: noen
somersault {n} (the act of going head over heels)  :: [Bokmål] salto {m}, saltomortale {m}; [Nynorsk] salto {m}, saltomortale {m}
something {pron} (talent that is hard to pin down)  :: noenting
something {pron} (unspecified object)  :: noe
something is rotten in the state of Denmark {phrase} (Hamlet quotation, used in other contexts to mean "something is not right.")  :: det er noe råttent i kongeriket Danmark
sometime {adv} (obsolete: sometimes) SEE: sometimes  ::
sometimes {adv} (on certain occasions, but not always)  :: av og til, tidvis; [Bokmål] noen ganger
somewhat {adv} (limited extent)  :: noen lunde
somewhat {pron} (something) SEE: something  ::
somewhere else {adv} (in some other place)  :: [Bokmål] annensteds, annetsteds; [Nynorsk] annenstad, annensted
sommelier {n} (wine steward)  :: vinkelner {m}
somnambulation {n} (sleepwalking) SEE: sleepwalking  ::
somnambulist {n} (a sleepwalker)  :: [Bokmål] søvngjenger {m}
son {n} (a male person in relation to his parents)  :: sønn {m}; [Nynorsk] son {m}
son {n}  :: sønn {m}
song {n} (music with words)  :: [Bokmål] sang {m}; [Nynorsk] song {m}
song {n} (sound of a bird) SEE: birdsong  ::
songbird {n} (bird)  :: [Bokmål] sangfugl {m}, sanger {m}; [Nynorsk] songfugl {m}
Song of Solomon {prop} (book of the Bible) SEE: Song of Songs  ::
Song of Songs {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: Høgsongen {m}
songstress {n} (a female singer)  :: [Bokmål] sangerinne {m} {f}
son-in-law {n} (son-in-law)  :: måg; [Bokmål] svigersønn {m}; [Nynorsk] svigerson {m}
sonnet {n} (sonnet, a type of poem)  :: sonett; [Nynorsk] sonett
son of a bitch {n} (objectionable person)  :: drittsekk {m}
sonogram {n} (spectrogram) SEE: spectrogram  ::
sonometer {n} (audiometer) SEE: audiometer  ::
sonorous {adj} (capable of giving out a deep resonant sound)  :: sonor
sonorous {adj} (full of sound and rich, as in language or verse)  :: sonor
Sonya {prop} (female given name)  :: Sonja
soon {adv} (within a short time)  :: snart
sooner or later {adv} (set phrase; eventually)  :: [Bokmål] før eller senere, før eller seinere, før eller siden; [Nynorsk] før eller seinare
soot {n} (Fine black or dull brown particles)  :: sot {c}/{n}
soothe {v} (to calm or placate)  :: berolige
sop {n} (easily frightened person) SEE: milksop  ::
sop {n} (gravy) SEE: gravy  ::
Sophia {prop} (female given name)  :: Sofia {f}, Sofie {f}
sophisticated {adj} (appealing to the tastes of an intellectual)  :: [Bokmål] sofistikert; [Nynorsk] sofistikert
sophisticated {adj} (complicated, especially of technology)  :: [Bokmål] sofistikert; [Nynorsk] sofistikert
sophisticated {adj} (having obtained worldly experience)  :: [Bokmål] sofistikert; [Nynorsk] sofistikert
Sophocles {prop} (Greek dramatic poet)  :: Sofokles {m}
soprano {n} (person or instrument)  :: [Bokmål] sopran {m}; [Nynorsk] sopran {m}
soprano {n} (pitch)  :: [Bokmål] sopran {m}; [Nynorsk] sopran {m}
Sorbian {prop} (language)  :: sorbisk
sorbic acid {n} (sorbic acid)  :: [Bokmål] sorbinsyre {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] sorbinsyre {f}
sore {adj} (annoyed) SEE: annoyed  ::
sorghum {n} (cereal)  :: durra
sorrel {n} (plant)  :: engsyre
sorrow {n} (unhappiness)  :: [Bokmål] sorg {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] sorg {f}
sorry {adj} (poor, regrettable)  :: sørgelig
sorry {adj} (regretful for an action or grieved)  :: lei
sorry {interj} (expression of regret or sorrow)  :: unnskyld, beklager
sorry {interj} (request to repeat)  :: unnskyld
sort {n} (type)  :: [Bokmål] slags, sort {m}; [Nynorsk] slags {m} {f} {n}, sort {m}
sort {v} (arrange in order)  :: sortere
sorta {adv} ((colloquially) sort of; quite)  :: på en måte, liksom
so-so {adj} (neither good nor bad)  :: passe
São Toméan {adj} (Of, or pertaining to, São Tomé and Principe or its peoples)  :: [Bokmål] saotomesisk; [Nynorsk] saotomesisk
São Toméan {n} (citizen of São Tomé and Principe or of São Toméan descent)  :: [Bokmål] saotomeser {m}; [Nynorsk] saotomesar {m}
São Tomé and Príncipe {prop} (Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe)  :: São Tomé og Príncipe
Sãotomense {prop} (Forro) SEE: Forro  ::
so to speak {adv} (in a manner of speaking)  :: [Bokmål] så å si
sotto {adj} (music, informal: sotto voce (adjective)) SEE: sotto voce  ::
sotto {adv} (music, informal: sotto voce (adverb)) SEE: sotto voce  ::
soufflé {n} (baked dish)  :: [Bokmål] sufflé {m}; [Nynorsk] sufflé {m}
sought-after {adj} (sought-after) SEE: in demand  ::
soul {n} (soul music)  :: [Bokmål] soul {m}
soul {n} (the spirit or essence of a person that is believed to live on after the person’s death)  :: sjel {m} {f}
soulless {adj} (without a soul)  :: [Bokmål] sjelløs; [Nynorsk] sjellaus
sound {adj} (complete, solid, or secure)  :: stødig
sound {adj} (healthy)  :: sunn, frisk
sound {adj} (sound asleep) SEE: sound asleep  ::
sound {adj} (UK, slang: good or a good thing)  :: grei
sound {n} (air bladder) SEE: swim bladder  ::
sound {n} (cuttlefish) SEE: cuttlefish  ::
sound {n} (long narrow inlet)  :: sund {n}
sound {n} (sensation perceived by the ear)  :: lyd {m}; [Nynorsk] lyd {m}, ljod {m} {n}
sound {n} (vibration capable of causing this)  :: lyd {m}; [Nynorsk] lyd {m}, ljod {m} {n}
Sound {prop} (strait that separates Zealand from Scania)  :: Øresund {n}
sound barrier {n} (drag and other effects of approaching the speed of sound)  :: [Bokmål] lydmur {m}; [Nynorsk] lydmur {m}
sound card {n} (a computer hardware device used for generating and capturing sounds)  :: lydkort
soundly {adv} (in a thorough manner)  :: [Bokmål] grundig; [Nynorsk] grundig
soundness {n} (the result or product of being sound)  :: [Nynorsk] heilskap {m}, traustleik {m}, rettkomenskap {m}, rettvise {f}
soundness {n} (the state or quality of being sound)  :: [Nynorsk] heilskap {m}, traustleik {m}, rettkomenskap {m}, rettvise {f}
sound wave {n} (longitudinal wave of pressure transmitted through any plastic material)  :: [Bokmål] lydbølge {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] lydbølgje {f}
soup {n} (dish)  :: suppe {m} {f}
soupçon {n} (suspicion, suggestion) SEE: suspicion  ::
soupçon {n} (very small amount) SEE: modicum  ::
soupspoon {n} (soupspoonful) SEE: soupspoonful  ::
sour {adj} (having an acidic, sharp or tangy taste)  :: sur
source {n} ((computing) source code) SEE: source code  ::
source {n} (spring etc.)  :: [Bokmål] utspring {n}; [Nynorsk] utspring {n}
source code {n} (human-readable instructions in a programming language)  :: [Bokmål] kildekode; [Nynorsk] kjeldekode
sour cream {n} (cream which has been treated with a benign bacterium)  :: rømme {m}
sourdough {n} (dough)  :: surdeig {m}
south {n} (compass point)  :: [Bokmål] sør, syd; [Nynorsk] sør
South Africa {prop} (country)  :: Sør-Afrika, Republikken Sør-Afrika; [Nynorsk] Sør-Afrika
South African {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to South Africa)  :: [Bokmål] sørafrikansk; [Nynorsk] sørafrikansk
South African {n} (person)  :: [Bokmål] sørafrikaner {m}; [Nynorsk] sørafrikan {m}, sørafrikanar {m}
South African English {prop} (English dialect of South Africa)  :: [Bokmål] sørafrikansk engelsk
South American squirrel monkey {n} (Saimiri sciureus) SEE: common squirrel monkey  ::
South Asia {prop} (South Asia)  :: Sør-Asia
southeast {n} (compass point)  :: [Bokmål] sørøst; [Nynorsk] søraust
Southeast Asia {prop} (a subregion of Asia)  :: Sørøst-Asia
Southerner {n} (someone from the south of a region) SEE: southerner  ::
Southern Europe {prop} (Southern Europe)  :: Syd-Europa
southern lights {n} (the aurora of the southern hemisphere)  :: sørlys {n}
southernmost {adj} (farthest south)  :: [Bokmål] sørligste, sydligste
Southern Sami {prop} (language)  :: sørsamisk {c}
Southern Sesotho {prop} (Sotho) SEE: Sotho  ::
South Korea {prop} (country in East Asia)  :: Sør-Korea, Republikken Korea
South Korean {adj} (of South Korea)  :: [Bokmål] sørkoreansk; [Nynorsk] sørkoreansk
South Korean {n} (person from or descended from South Korea)  :: [Bokmål] sørkoreaner {m}; [Nynorsk] sørkorean {m}, sørkoreanar {m}
South Ossetia {prop} (South Ossetia)  :: Sør-Ossetia
south-southeast {n} (compass point)  :: [Bokmål] sør-sørøst; [Nynorsk] sør-søraust
south-southwest {n} (compass point)  :: [Bokmål] sør-sørvest; [Nynorsk] sør-sørvest
South Sudan {prop} (country in Africa)  :: Sør-Sudan
South Sudanese {adj} (Of, from, or pertaining to the country of South Sudan or the South Sudanese people)  :: [Bokmål] sørsudansk; [Nynorsk] sørsudansk
South Sudanese {n} (A person from South Sudan or of South Sudanese descent)  :: [Bokmål] sørsudaner {m}; [Nynorsk] sørsudanar {m}
southwest {n} (compass point)  :: [Bokmål] sørvest; [Nynorsk] sørvest
South Yemen {prop} (country)  :: Sør-Jemen
souvenir {n} (item of sentimental value to remember an event or location)  :: [Bokmål] suvenir {m}; [Nynorsk] suvenir {m}
Soviet {prop} (soviet) SEE: soviet  ::
Soviet Russia {prop} (Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic) SEE: Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic  ::
Soviet Russia {prop} (Russia) SEE: Russia  ::
Soviet Russia {prop} (Soviet Union) SEE: Soviet Union  ::
Soviet Union {prop} (USSR, see also: Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, see also: USSR)  :: Sovjetunionen
sow {n} (female pig)  :: [Bokmål] purke {f} {m}, sugge {f} {m}, hunngris {m}, hunnsvin {n}; [Nynorsk] purke {f}, purka {f} [by-form], sugge {f}, hogris {m}, hosvin {n}
sow {v} (disperse seeds)  ::
soy {n} (soy sauce) SEE: soy sauce  ::
soy milk {n} (a beverage made from soy beans)  :: soyamelk {m} {f}
space {n} (area beyond atmosphere of planets)  :: [Bokmål] verdensrom {n}; [Nynorsk] verdsrom {n}
space {n} (while) SEE: while  ::
space bar {n} (key)  :: [Bokmål] mellomromstast {m}; [Nynorsk] mellomromstast {m}
spacecraft {n} (vehicle that travels through space)  :: romskip
space probe {n} (unmanned space vehicle designed to voyage beyond Earth orbit)  :: romsonde {m}
space-saving {adj} (anything which saves space)  :: [Bokmål] plassbesparende
spaceship {n} (vehicle that flies through space)  :: romskip {n}
space shuttle {n} (vehicle capable of travelling repeatedly btw Earth and outer space)  :: romferge; [Nynorsk] romferje
space station {n} (crewed artificial satellite)  :: [Bokmål] romstasjon {m}; [Nynorsk] romstasjon {m}
spacetime {n} (four dimensional continuum)  :: romtid
space-time {n} (spacetime) SEE: spacetime  ::
spacious {adj} (having much space; roomy)  :: rommelig, romslig
spackle {n} (plastic paste for filling cracks and holes)  :: sparkel {m}, sparkelmasse {m}
spackle {v} (fill cracks or holes with a spackle)  :: sparkle
spade {n} (a black person)  :: [Bokmål] svarting {m}
spade {n} (a garden tool with a handle and a flat blade for digging)  :: spade {m}
spade {n} (one of the black suits in a deck of cards)  :: spar {m}
spades {n} (spade) SEE: spade  ::
spaghetti {n} (informally: any type of pasta) SEE: pasta  ::
spaghetti {n} (spaghetti code) SEE: spaghetti code  ::
Spain {prop} (country in Europe)  :: Spania
spallation {n} (physics: nuclear reaction in which a nucleus fragments into many nucleons)  :: spallasjon {m}
spam {n} (unsolicited bulk electronic messages)  :: søppelpost {m}
spam {n} (unsolicited electronic message sent in bulk)  :: søppelpost {m}
spam {v} (intransitive)  :: sende søppelpost
spam {v} (transitive)  :: sende søppelpost
Spaniard {n} (somebody from Spain)  :: [Bokmål] spanjol {m}, spanier {m}; [Nynorsk] spanjol {m}, spaniar {m}
Spanish {adj} (of or pertaining to Spain)  :: [Bokmål] spansk; [Nynorsk] spansk
Spanish {prop} (Romance language of Spain and the Americas)  :: [Bokmål] spansk {m}; [Nynorsk] spansk {m}
Spanish Water Dog {n} (Spanish Water Dog)  :: spansk vannhund
spank {v} (to smack or slap a person's buttocks, with the bare hand or other object.)  :: daske
spanner {n} (hand tool for adjusting nuts and bolts)  :: skiftenøkkel {m}; [Bokmål] fastnøkkel {m}
spanworm {n} (measuring worm) SEE: measuring worm  ::
spar {n} (rafter of a roof) SEE: rafter  ::
spare part {n} (component kept in reserve)  :: [Bokmål] reservedel {m}; [Nynorsk] reservedel {m}
spare time {n} (free time) SEE: free time  ::
spare tire {n} (extra tire) SEE: spare tyre  ::
spare tire {n} (fat around midsection) SEE: spare tyre  ::
spare wheel {n} (extra wheel) SEE: spare tyre  ::
spark {n} (burst of electrical discharge)  :: [Bokmål] gnist {m}; [Nynorsk] gneiste {m}
spark {n} (figurative: small amount of something, which has the potential to become something greater)  :: [Bokmål] gnist {m}; [Nynorsk] gneiste {m}
spark {n} (informal: ship's radio operator)  :: gnist {m}
spark {n} (particle of glowing matter)  :: [Bokmål] gnist {m}; [Nynorsk] gneiste {m}
sparkler {n} (hand-held firework)  :: [Bokmål] stjerneskudd {n}
sparkling {adj} (of an object)  :: glitre
sparkling wine {n} (wine)  :: [Bokmål] musserende vin {m}; [Nynorsk] musserande vin {m}
spark plug {n} (device that forms a high-voltage spark for fuel ignition)  :: tennplugg {c}
sparrow {n} (Passer domesticus) SEE: house sparrow  ::
sparrow {n}  :: spurv, gråspurv {m}
sparrow hawk {n} (Accipiter nisus) SEE: Eurasian sparrowhawk  ::
sparrow hawk {n} (Falco sparverius) SEE: American kestrel  ::
sparrowhawk {n} (Eurasian sparrowhawk) SEE: Eurasian sparrowhawk  ::
Sparta {prop} (ancient city-state in southern Greece)  :: Sparta
spartan {adj} (austere, lacking luxury)  :: [Bokmål] spartansk; [Nynorsk] spartansk
Spartan {adj} (of Sparta)  :: [Bokmål] spartansk; [Nynorsk] spartansk
Spartan {adj} (spartan) SEE: spartan  ::
spasm {n} (contraction of a muscle)  :: krampe {m} {f}
spat {n} (covering or decorative covering worn over a shoe)  :: gamasje
spatial {adj} (pertaining to space)  :: [Bokmål] romlig
spawn {n} (the numerous eggs of an aquatic organism)  :: [Bokmål] togn {m} {f}
spawner {n} (female fish)  :: [Bokmål] hunnfisk {m}; [Nynorsk] hofisk {m}
speak {v} (to be able to communicate in a language)  :: snakke
speak {v} (to communicate with one's voice using words)  :: snakke
speaker {n} (loudspeaker)  :: [Bokmål] høyttaler {m}, høytaler {m}, høgtaler {m}; [Nynorsk] høgtalar {m}
speaking {adj} (eloquent) SEE: eloquent  ::
speak of the devil and he appears {phrase} (expression used when a person mentioned in the current conversation happens to arrive)  :: når man snakker om sola, så skinner den
spear {n} (long stick with a sharp tip)  :: spyd {n}, spjut {n}
spear {n}  :: spyd {n}
spear carrier {n} (person in a play or movie with a minimal part) SEE: walk-on  ::
spearcaster {n} (athlete who throws spears) SEE: javelin thrower  ::
spearthrower {n} (atlatl) SEE: atlatl  ::
special {adj} (distinguished by a unique or unusual quality)  :: spesiell
special {adj} (of particular interest or value; certain; dear; beloved; favored)  :: spesiell
special interest group {n} (advocacy group) SEE: advocacy group  ::
specialist {n} (expert)  :: spesialist
specialist {n} (physician)  :: spesialist
specialty {n} (particularity) SEE: particularity  ::
specialty {n} (that in which one specializes)  :: spesialitet
species {n} (group of plants or animals having similar appearance)  :: [Bokmål] art {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] art {m} {f}
species {n} (rank in a taxonomic classification)  :: [Bokmål] art {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] art {m} {f}
specification {n} (explicit set of requirements)  :: [Bokmål] spesifikasjon {m}; [Nynorsk] spesifikasjon {m}
specificness {n} (specificity) SEE: specificity  ::
spectacle {n} (optical instrument) SEE: spectacles  ::
spectacled {adj} (wearing spectacles) SEE: bespectacled  ::
spectacles {n} (a pair of lenses set in a frame)  :: briller {m-p}
spectacles {n} (plural of spectacle) SEE: spectacle  ::
spectacular {adj} (amazing or worthy of special attention)  :: [Bokmål] spektakulær; [Nynorsk] spektakulær
spectator {n} (observer)  :: tilskuer {f}
speech {n} (a dialect or language) SEE: dialect, language  ::
speech {n} (an oration, session of speaking)  :: [Bokmål] tale {m}
speech {n} (vocal communication)  :: tale {m}, stemme {m}
speech balloon {n} (speech balloon) SEE: speech bubble  ::
speechless {adj} (not speaking; not knowing what to say)  :: [Bokmål] målløs, mållaus; [Nynorsk] mållaus
speed {n} (luck, success, prosperity) SEE: luck, success, prosperity  ::
speed {n} (photographic sensitivity to light)  :: hastighet {m} {f}
speed {n} (rapidity)  :: [Bokmål] fart {m} {f}, hastighet {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] hastigheit {f}
speed {n} (rate of motion)  :: [Bokmål] hastighet {m} {f}, fart {m} {f}, hurtighet {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] hastigheit {f}
speed {v} (to exceed speed limit)  :: råkjøre, kjøre over fartsgrensen, flå
speed {v} (to go fast)  :: råkjøre
speed skating {n} (The sport of racing around an oval course on ice skates)  :: hurtigløp på skøyter
spell {n} (magical incantation)  :: trylleformel {m}, formel {m}, besvergelse {m}
spell {v} (to compose a word)  :: stave
spellbound {adj} (fascinated by something; entranced as if by a spell)  :: trollbundet
spelling {n} (manner of spelling of words)  :: [Bokmål] stavemåte {m}; [Nynorsk] stavemåte {m}
spelt {n} (a type of wheat, Triticum aestivum spelta)  :: spelt
spelunk {n} (cave, cavern, grotto) SEE: cave  ::
spend {n} (expenditures)  :: lommepenger {p}
spend {v}  :: bruke, tilbringe (only time)
spend {v} (to consume, to use up (time))  :: bruke
sperm {n} (semen (fluid))  :: sperm {m}, sperma {m}, sæd {m}
sperm bank {n} (vulgar: vagina) SEE: cunt  ::
sperm whale {n} (sperm whale)  :: spermhval {m}, kaskelott {m}
spew {n} (ejaculate) SEE: ejaculate  ::
spew {n} (vomit) SEE: vomit  ::
sphene {n} (titanite) SEE: titanite  ::
sphenoid {n} (sphenoid bone) SEE: sphenoid bone  ::
spheral {adj} (spherical) SEE: spherical  ::
sphere {n} (astronomy: apparent outer limit of space) SEE: celestial sphere  ::
sphere {n} (mathematics: regular three-dimensional object)  :: [Bokmål] sfære {m}, kule {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] sfære {m}, kule {f}
sphere {n} (region in which something or someone is active)  :: [Bokmål] sfære {m}; [Nynorsk] sfære {m}
sphere {n} (spherical physical object)  :: [Bokmål] sfære {m}, kule {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] sfære {m}, kule {f}
spherical {adj} (of or relating to a sphere or spheres)  :: [Bokmål] sfærisk; [Nynorsk] sfærisk
spherical {adj} (shaped like a sphere)  :: [Bokmål] sfærisk; [Nynorsk] sfærisk
sphincteric {adj} (sphincteral) SEE: sphincteral  ::
sphinx {n} (mythology: creature with the head of a person and the body of an animal)  :: sfinks
Sphinx {prop} (Greek mythological creature)  :: sfinks {m}
Sphinx {prop} (large monument in Egypt)  :: Sfinksen
spice {n} (any variety of spice)  :: krydder {n}
spice {n} (plant matter used to season or flavour food)  :: krydder
spice {n} (Yorkshire dialect: sweets, candy) SEE: sweets, candy  ::
spice {v} (to add spice or spices to)  :: krydre
spicewood {n} (spicebush) SEE: spicebush  ::
spider {n} (arthropod)  :: [Bokmål] edderkopp {m}; [Nynorsk] edderkopp {m}
spider hole {n} (hole in the ground) SEE: foxhole  ::
spiderweb {n} (net-like construct of a spider)  :: [Bokmål] spindelvev {m} {n}, edderkoppnett {n}; [Nynorsk] spindelvev {m}
spiderwood {n} (neinei) SEE: neinei  ::
spigot {n} (a pin or peg used to stop the vent in a cask)  :: svikk {m}
spigot {n} (faucet) SEE: tap  ::
spigot {n} (the plug of a faucet or cock)  :: tapp {m}, propp {m}
spill one's guts {v} (vomit) SEE: vomit  ::
spin {n} (flight condition)  :: spinn
spin {n} (physics: quantum angular momentum)  :: spinn {n}
spin {n} (rotation of a ball in motion)  :: spinn
spin {v}  :: spinne, dreie, snurre
spin {v} (to make the ball move sideways)  :: spinne
spin {v} (to make yarn)  :: spinne
spin {v} (to turn around quickly)  :: spinne
spinach {n} (a particular edible plant, Spinacia oleracea)  :: spinat
spinal column {n} (spinal column) SEE: vertebral column  ::
spindle {n} (rod in spinning and winding thread)  :: [Bokmål] spindel {m}
spine {n} (backbone)  :: [Bokmål] ryggrad {m} {f}, ryggsøyle {m} {f}, virvelsøyle {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] ryggrad {f}, ryggsøyle {f}, virvelsøyle {f}
spine {n} (bound edge of a book)  :: rygg {m}
spine {n} (metaphor for courage or assertiveness)  :: ryggrad {m}
spine pig {n} (porcupine) SEE: porcupine  ::
spinet {n} (short, compact harpsichord)  :: spinett {n}
spinning top {n} (a toy)  :: [Bokmål] snurrebass {m}; [Nynorsk] snurrebass {m}, snurrebasse {m}
spinning wheel {n} (device for spinning thread with a wheel and a spindle)  :: rokk {m}, spinnerokk {m}, spinnrokk {m}, hjulrokk {m}
spin-off {n} (by-product) SEE: by-product  ::
spin-off {n} (offshoot) SEE: offshoot  ::
spiny anteater {n} (common name for echidna) SEE: echidna  ::
spiny dogfish {n} (Squalus acanthias)  :: [Bokmål] pigghå {m}; [Nynorsk] pigghå {m}
spiral of Archimedes {n} (Archimedean spiral) SEE: Archimedean spiral  ::
spiral staircase {n} (A staircase in the form of a helix)  :: [Bokmål] vindeltrapp {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] vindeltrapp {f}
spire {n} (tapering architectural structure)  :: [Bokmål] spir {m}; [Nynorsk] spir {m}
spirit {n} (alcohol)  :: sprit {p}
spirit {n} (soul)  :: ånd {m}, sjel {f}
Spiritism {prop} (a philosophical doctrine)  :: spiritisme
spirit path {n} (spirit way) SEE: spirit way  ::
spirit road {n} (spirit way) SEE: spirit way  ::
spirits {n} (strong alcoholic drink derived from fermentation and distillation)  :: sprit
spiritual {adj} (of or pertaining to the spirit or the soul)  :: åndelig, spirituell
spiritus asper {n} (Ancient Greek diacritical mark) SEE: rough breathing  ::
spiritus lenis {n} (Ancient Greek diacritical mark) SEE: smooth breathing  ::
spit {n} (a rod on which meat is grilled/broiled)  :: [Bokmål] spidd {n}; [Nynorsk] spidd {n}
spit {n} (saliva)  :: [Bokmål] spytt {n}; [Nynorsk] spytt {n}
spit {v} (to evacuate saliva from the mouth)  :: [Bokmål] spytte
Spitsbergen {prop} (island)  :: Spitsbergen
spitter {n} (baseball sense) SEE: spitball  ::
spleen {n} (organ)  :: [Bokmål] milt {m}; [Nynorsk] milt {m}
splice {n} (junction or joining of ropes)  :: spleis {m}
splice {v} (to unite in marriage) SEE: marry  ::
splice {v} (to unite ropes by interweaving the strands)  :: spleise
spline {n} (flexible strip)  :: rilinjal {m}
spline {n} (smooth mathematical curve)  :: rikurve {m}, rifunksjon {m}
splint {n} (narrow strip of wood)  :: [Bokmål] splint {m}, flis {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] splint {m}, flis {f}
split {n} (baseball pitch) SEE: split-finger fastball  ::
spoiled {adj} (spoilt) SEE: spoilt  ::
spoiler {n} (document, review or comment)  :: [Bokmål] spoiler {m}
spoilsport {n} (someone who puts an end to harmless fun)  :: [Bokmål] gledesdreper
spoke {n} (part of a wheel)  :: trinn, eike
spokesman {n} (one who speaks as the voice of a group of people)  :: talsmann {m}, talsperson {m}
spondyle {n} (joint of the backbone) SEE: vertebra  ::
sponge {n} (marine invertebrate)  :: svamp {m}
sponge {n} (piece of porous material used for washing)  :: svamp {m}
sponge {n} (sponge cake) SEE: sponge cake  ::
sponge {n} (sponge pudding) SEE: sponge pudding  ::
spongecake {n} (cake which has a firm yet well aerated structure) SEE: sponge cake  ::
sponsor {n} (One that pays all or part of the cost of an event)  :: [Bokmål] sponsor {m}; [Nynorsk] sponsor {m}
spontaneous {adj} (random) SEE: random  ::
spontaneous {adj} (self generated; happening without any apparent external cause)  :: [Bokmål] spontan; [Nynorsk] spontan
spontaneous {adj} (sudden, without warning)  :: [Bokmål] plutselig {m} {f} {n}; [Nynorsk] plutseleg {m} {f} {n}
spoon {n} (measure that will fit into a spoon) SEE: spoonful  ::
spoon {n} (scooped utensil for eating (or serving))  :: [Bokmål] skje {m} {f}, skei {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] skei {f}
spoonbill {n} (paddlefish) SEE: paddlefish  ::
sporange {n} (sporangium) SEE: sporangium  ::
sport {n} (any athletic activity that uses physical skills)  :: [Bokmål] sport; [Nynorsk] idrett
sport acrobatics {n} (acrobatic gymnastics) SEE: acrobatic gymnastics  ::
sports car {n} (automobile designed for high speed)  :: [Bokmål] sportsbil {m}; [Nynorsk] sportsbil {m}
sportsman {n} (male athlete)  :: [Bokmål] idrettsmann {m}; [Nynorsk] idrettsmann {m}
sportswriter {n} (journalist who specializes in sports) SEE: sports writer  ::
spot {n} (a round or irregular patch of a different color)  :: flekk, prikk
spot {n} (location or area)  :: sted {n}
spot {n} (pimple, pustule)  :: kvise
spot {n} (stain)  :: flekk
spot {v} (loan money to somebody)  :: låne
spot {v} (see, pick out, notice or identify)  :: oppdage, identifisere
spotted dog {n} (Lycaon pictus) SEE: African hunting dog  ::
spotted dragonet {n} (Callionymus maculatus)  :: flekket fløjfisk, flekket fløyfisk
spouse {n} (husband or wife)  :: ektefelle {m}, ektemake {m}
spouse {v} (to get married to) SEE: espouse  ::
Sprachgefühl {n} (the instinctive or intuitive grasp of a language)  :: språkøre {n}, språkfølelse {m}
spray can {n} (pressurized canister) SEE: aerosol can  ::
sprayhood {n} (companionway cover) SEE: dodger  ::
spread {n} (arbitrage transaction) SEE: arbitrage  ::
spreader {n} (horizontal spar attached to the mast of a sailboat in order to extend the shrouds)  :: salingshorn
spreadsheet {n} (A computer simulation of such a system of recording tabular data, with totals and other formulae calculated automatically)  :: regneark {n}
sprig {n} (brad)  :: dykker {m}, dykkert {m}, stift {m}, trådstift {m}
sprig {n} (small shoot or twig)  :: kvist {m}, dusk {m} (of parsely), liten grein {c}, bukett {m} (single part of a cauliflower)
sprig {n} (youth)  :: jypling {m}, oppkomling {m}, spire {m}
spring {n} (device made of flexible material)  :: [Bokmål] fjær {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] fjør {f}
spring {n} (erection of the penis) SEE: erection  ::
spring {n} (first season)  :: vår {m}
springbok {n} (Antidorcas marsupialis)  :: springbukk {m}
spring equinox {n} (vernal equinox) SEE: vernal equinox  ::
springer {n} (springbok) SEE: springbok  ::
springer {n} (springer spaniel) SEE: springer spaniel  ::
springer {n} (springing cow) SEE: springing cow  ::
springer {n} (spring salmon) SEE: spring salmon  ::
springlike {adj} (typical of spring)  :: vårlig
spring roll {n} (egg roll) SEE: egg roll  ::
sprint {n} (burst of speed or activity)  :: [Bokmål] spurt {m}; [Nynorsk] spurt {m}
sprint {v} (To run etc at top speed for a short period)  :: [Bokmål] spurte; [Nynorsk] spurte
sprite {n} (the green woodpecker, or yaffle) SEE: green woodpecker  ::
sprocket {n} (toothed wheel)  :: [Bokmål] drev {n}; [Nynorsk] drev {n}
sprout {n} (Brussels sprout) SEE: Brussels sprout  ::
spruce {n} (attributive: made of the wood of the spruce)  :: [Bokmål] gran {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] gran {f}
spruce {n} (tree from the genus Picea)  :: [Bokmål] gran {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] gran {f}
spruce {n} (wood of a spruce)  :: [Bokmål] gran {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] gran {f}
spurdog {n} (spiny dogfish) SEE: spiny dogfish  ::
spurious {adj} (false)  :: falsk, uekte
spur on {v} (spur) SEE: spur  ::
sputnik {n} (a Soviet robotic space satellite)  :: [Bokmål] sputnik
spy {n} (person who secretly watches)  :: [Bokmål] spion {m}; [Nynorsk] spion {m}
spy {v} (to act as a spy)  :: spionere
spy {v} (to spot at a distance)  :: få øye på
spyglass {n} (binoculars) SEE: binoculars  ::
spying {n} (espionage) SEE: espionage  ::
spyware {n} (program)  :: spionprogramvare, spionvare {m}
Spy Wednesday {n} (Holy Wednesday) SEE: Holy Wednesday  ::
SQL {n} (SQL)  :: SQL {n}
squabble {n} (minor fight or argument)  :: [Bokmål] kjekling {c}; [Nynorsk] kjekling {f}
squabble {v} (participate in a minor fight or argument)  :: kjekle
squall {n} (squall line, multicell line or part of a squall line) SEE: squall line  ::
square {adj} (fair) SEE: fair  ::
square {adj} (forming a right angle)  :: [Bokmål] vinkelrett på; [Nynorsk] vinkelrett på
square {adj} (shaped like a square)  :: [Bokmål] kvadratisk, firkantet, firkanta; [Nynorsk] kvadratisk, firkanta
square {adj} (socially conventional)  :: [Bokmål] firkantet, firkanta; [Nynorsk] firkanta
square {adj} (used in the names of units)  :: [Bokmål] kvadrat-; [Nynorsk] kvadrat-
square {n} (act quarrelling) SEE: quarrel  ::
square {n} (astrology) SEE: quadrate  ::
square {n} (mortarboard) SEE: mortarboard  ::
square {n} (open space in a town)  :: [Bokmål] torg {n}, plass {m}; [Nynorsk] torg {n}, plass {m}
square {n} (second power)  :: [Bokmål] kvadrat {m}; [Nynorsk] kvadrat {m}
square {n} (square meal) SEE: square meal  ::
square {n} (the # symbol on a telephone)  :: [Bokmål] firkanttast {m}; [Nynorsk] firkanttast {m}
square {n} (tool)  :: [Bokmål] vinkelhake {m}; [Nynorsk] vinkelhake {m}
square {n} (type of polygon)  :: [Bokmål] kvadrat {n}; [Nynorsk] kvadrat {n}
square {v} (math: to multiply by itself)  :: [Bokmål] kvadrere; [Nynorsk] kvadrere
square {v} (to resolve, see also: resolve)  :: [Bokmål] løse; [Nynorsk] løyse
square {v} (to take opposing sides) SEE: quarrel  ::
square bracket {n} (symbol [ or ])  :: hakeparentes {m}
square kilometer {n} (square kilometre) SEE: square kilometre  ::
square kilometre {n} (standard unit of area)  :: [Bokmål] kvadratkilometer {m}; [Nynorsk] kvadratkilometer {m}
square metre {n} (standard unit of area)  :: [Bokmål] kvadratmeter {m}; [Nynorsk] kvadratmeter {m}
square root {n} (number)  :: kvadratrot
squash {n} (plant and its fruit of the genus Cucurbita)  :: [Bokmål] squash {m}, skvåsj {m}; [Nynorsk] squash {m}, skvåsj {m}
squash {n} (soft drink) SEE: cordial  ::
squash {n} (The sport)  :: [Bokmål] squash {m}, skvåsj {m}; [Nynorsk] squash {m}, skvåsj {m}
squat cage {n} (power rack) SEE: power rack  ::
squeaky clean {adj} (very clean)  :: gullende ren
squeamish {adj} (easily bothered or upset; tending to be nauseous or nervous)  :: pysete
squeegee {n} (tool used for cleaning glass)  :: [Bokmål] nal {m}; [Nynorsk] nal
squid {n} (sea animal)  :: akkar {m}
squint {n} (hagioscope) SEE: hagioscope  ::
squint {v} (to look with the eyes partly closed, as in bright sunlight)  :: [Bokmål] myse, plire, glire; [Nynorsk] myse, plire, glire
squirm {v} (to evade a question, an interviewer etc.)  :: vri seg unna
squirm {v} (twist in discomfort, especially from shame or embarrassment)  :: vri seg
squirm {v} (twist one’s body with snakelike motion)  :: vri seg
squirrel {n} (rodent)  :: [Bokmål] ekorn {m} {n}; [Nynorsk] ekorn {n}, ikorn {n}
Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte {prop} (the administrative capital of Sri Lanka)  :: Kotte
Sri Lanka {prop} (a country in South Asia)  :: Sri Lanka
Sri Lankan {adj} (Of, from, or pertaining to Sri Lanka or to the Sri Lankan people)  :: [Bokmål] srilankisk; [Nynorsk] srilankisk
Sri Lankan {n} (A person from Sri Lanka or of Sri Lankan descent)  :: [Bokmål] srilanker {m}; [Nynorsk] srilankar {m}
st {interj} (expressing a sudden desire for silence)  :: hysj
St. {n} (St.) SEE: St  ::
stab {n} (act of stabbing)  :: stikk {n}
stab {n} (criticism)  :: stikk {n}
stab {n} (pain inflicted on a person's feelings)  :: stikk {n}
stab {n} (wound made by stabbing)  :: stikk {n}
stab {v} (To cause a sharp painful sensation)  :: stikke
stab {v} (To pierce or wound with pointed object)  :: stikke
stability {n} (condition of being stable)  :: [Bokmål] stabilitet {m}; [Nynorsk] stabilitet {m}
stable {adj} (relatively unchanging)  :: stabil
stable {n} (building for animals with hoofs)  :: stall {m}
stable {n} (building for horses)  :: stall {m}
stable {n} (stable for oxen, cows, cattle)  :: fjøs {n}
stack {n} (computing: data structure)  :: stakk
stadium {n} (venue where sporting events are held)  :: [Bokmål] stadion {n}; [Nynorsk] stadion {n}
staff {n} (employees of a business)  :: personale
staff {n} (long, straight stick)  :: stav
stag {n} (adult male deer)  :: hjort, kronhjort
stag {n} (one who applies for shares with a view to sell immediately at a premium)  :: emisjonsjobber {m}, oppkjøper {m}
stag {n} (social event for a groom)  :: utdrikkingslag {n}
staggered {adj} (astonished) SEE: astonished  ::
stag party {n} (bachelor party) SEE: bachelor party  ::
stain {v} (to taint or tarnish someone's character or reputation)  :: sverte
stained glass {n} (coloured glass)  :: glassmaleri
stainless {n} (stainless steel) SEE: stainless steel  ::
stainless steel {n} (corrosion-free alloy)  :: [Bokmål] rustfritt stål {n}; [Nynorsk] rustfritt stål {n}
stair {n} (series of steps)  :: trapp {m} {f}
stair {n} (single step)  :: trinn {n}
staircase {n} (stairway)  :: [Bokmål] trapp {m}; [Nynorsk] trapp {f}
stairs {n} (contiguous set of steps)  :: trapp {m} {f}
stairwell {n} (a shaft in a multi-story building enclosing a stairway or staircase)  :: [Bokmål] trappeoppgang {m}; [Nynorsk] trappeoppgang {m}
stake {n} (piece of wood)  :: stake {m}, påle {m}
stake {n} (share or interest in a business)  :: aksje {m}
stake {n} (timber to which a martyr was affixed to be burned)  :: påle {m}
stake {n} (wager or pledge)  :: interesse {m}, risiko {m}
Stalinism {n} (Communist philosophies espoused by Josef Stalin)  :: stalinisme
stalk {n} (petiole, pedicel, or peduncle of a plant) SEE: petiole, pedicel, peduncle  ::
stalk {n} (stem or main axis of a plant)  :: [Bokmål] stengel {m}; [Nynorsk] stengel {m}
stalk {v}  :: stilk
stalker {n} (a person who secretly follows someone, sometimes with unlawful intentions)  :: stalker
stallion {n} (male horse kept primarily as a stud)  :: [Bokmål] avlshingst {m}, stohingst {m}; [Nynorsk] avlshingst {m}, alshingst {m}, alehingst {m}, stohingst {m}
stallion {n} (uncastrated male horse)  :: [Bokmål] hingst {m}, grahest {m}, hest {m}, (ukastrert) hannhest {m}; [Nynorsk] hingst {m}, grahest {m}, hest {m}, (ukastrert) hannhest {m}
stallion {n} (very virile, sexy or horny man)  :: [Bokmål] grahest {m}; [Nynorsk] grahest {m}
stamina {n} (power of sustained exertion)  :: [Bokmål] utholdenhet {m} {f}
stammerer {n} (stutterer) SEE: stutterer  ::
stamp {n} (postage stamp) SEE: postage stamp  ::
stamp-collecting {n} (stamp hobby) SEE: philately  ::
stance {n} (manner, posture, or pose in which one stands)  :: kroppsholdning {m}
stance {n} (opinion or point of view)  :: standpunkt {n}
stand {n} (grandstand) SEE: grandstand  ::
stand {n}  :: stativ
stand {v}  :: stå
stand {v} (to place in an upright or standing position)  :: reise opp
stand {v} (to remain motionless)  :: stå, bli stående
stand {v} (to rise to one’s feet)  :: reise seg, stå opp
stand {v} (to support oneself on the feet in an erect position)  :: stå
stand {v} (to tolerate)  :: motstå, tåle
stand {v} (to undergo; withstand; hold up)  :: motstå
standard gauge {n} (track gauge)  :: [Bokmål] normalspor {n}; [Nynorsk] normalspor {n}
standardize {v} (standardise) SEE: standardise  ::
standard of living {n} (a relative measure of the quality of life of a person or group has)  :: [Bokmål] levestandard {m}; [Nynorsk] levestandard {m}
standard time {n} (synchronized clock time in each graphical locations)  :: normaltid; [Nynorsk] normaltid
standing ovation {n} (enthusiastic applause)  :: [Bokmål] stående applaus {m}; [Nynorsk] ståande applaus {m}
stand-up bass {n} (instrument) SEE: double bass  ::
Stanley knife {n} (utility knife) SEE: utility knife  ::
stanza {n} (a unit of a poem)  :: [Bokmål] strofe {m}; [Nynorsk] strofe {f}
stapes {n} (bone in the middle ear)  :: stigbøyle {f}
staple {n} (U-shaped metal fastener)  :: [Bokmål] krampe {m}; [Nynorsk] krampe {m}
stapler {n} (device which binds together paper)  :: stiftemaskin {m}
star {n} (celebrity)  :: kjendis {m}; [Bokmål] stjerne {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] stjerne {f}
star {n} (luminous celestial body)  :: [Bokmål] stjerne {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] stjerne {f}
star {n} (quality rating symbol)  :: [Bokmål] stjerne {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] stjerne {f}
star anise {n} (a plant, Illicium verum)  :: stjerneanis
starch {n} (substance)  :: stivelse
star cluster {n} (group of stars)  :: stjernehop {m}
stare {v} (To look fixedly)  :: stare
starfish {n} (various echinoderms)  :: sjøstjerne {c}
star fruit {n} (fruit)  :: stjernefrukt
starling {n} (bird)  :: [Bokmål] stær {m}; [Nynorsk] stare {m}, star {m}
starring {v} (present participle of "to star") SEE: star  ::
starry sturgeon {n} (Acipenser stellatus) SEE: sevruga  ::
start {v} (to begin)  :: begynne
starter {n} (electric motor that starts an internal-combustion engine)  :: [Bokmål] startmotor {m}; [Nynorsk] startmotor {m}
starter motor {n} (starter motor) SEE: starter  ::
starting point {n} (place where a journey starts)  :: [Bokmål] utgangspunkt {n}; [Nynorsk] utgangspunkt {n}
starting point {n} (subject matter to commence an activity)  :: [Bokmål] utgangspunkt {n}; [Nynorsk] utgangspunkt {n}
starvation {n} (condition)  :: [Bokmål] sult {m}; [Nynorsk] svolt {m}
stat {adv} (Immediately, now)  :: øyeblikkelig,
state {n} (a condition)  :: tilstand
state {n} (any sovereign polity)  :: [Bokmål] stat {m}; [Nynorsk] stat {m}
state {n} (a political division of a federation retaining a degree of autonomy)  :: [Bokmål] stat {m}, delstat {m}; [Nynorsk] stat {m}, delstat {m}
statecraft {n} (statesmanship) SEE: statesmanship  ::
statefunction {n} (wavefunction) SEE: wavefunction  ::
statement {n}  :: påstand {m}, ytring {c}
statesman {n} (man who is a leader in national or international affairs)  :: [Bokmål] statsmann {m}; [Nynorsk] statsmann {m}
static electricity {n} (electrostatics) SEE: electrostatics  ::
station {n} (Australia: very large livestock farm) SEE: ranch  ::
station {n} (place where a vehicle may stop)  :: [Bokmål] stasjon {m}
station {v} (To put in place to perform a task)  :: stasjonere
stationary bicycle {n} (exercise bicycle) SEE: exercise bicycle  ::
station wagon {n} (body style for cars)  :: [Bokmål] stasjonsvogn {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] stasjonsvogn {f}
statist {n} (statistician) SEE: statistician  ::
statistic {adj} (statistical) SEE: statistical  ::
statistical analysis {n} (process)  :: statistisk analyse {m}
statistics {n} (collection of measurements)  :: statistikk
statistics {n} (mathematical science)  :: statistikk
statue {n} (three-dimensional work of art)  :: [Bokmål] statue {m}; [Nynorsk] statue {m}
status {n} (person’s position or standing)  :: status {m}
status symbol {n} (visible sign of status or wealth)  :: [Bokmål] statussymbol {n}; [Nynorsk] statussymbol {n}
Stavanger {prop} (city in Norway)  :: Stavanger
stave {n} (walking stick)  :: [Bokmål] stav {m}
stave church {n} (wooden church of a medieval type)  :: [Bokmål] stavkirke {f}; [Nynorsk] stavkyrkje {f}
stay {n} (supporting rope or wire)  :: stag
stay {v} (To continue to have a particular quality)  :: bli, forbli
stay {v} (To remain in a particular place)  :: bli, forbli
steadfast {adj} (firmly loyal or constant; unswerving)  :: stødig, traust
steadfast {adj} (fixed or unchanging; steady)  :: stødig
steak {n} (slice of beef)  :: steik, stek {m}
steak {n} (slice of meat of other animals)  :: steik, stek {m}
steal {n} (merchandise available at a very attractive price)  :: kupp {n}; [Bokmål] tyverikjøp {n}
steal {v} (to draw attention)  :: stjele
steal {v} (to get or effect surreptitiously or artfully)  :: stjele
steal {v} (to illegally take possession of)  :: [Bokmål] stjele; [Nynorsk] stele
steal {v} (to move silently)  :: liste seg
steamboat {n} (vessel powered by steam)  :: dampskip {n}
steam engine {n} (steam locomotive) SEE: steam locomotive  ::
steamer {n} (steamship or steamboat)  :: dampskip {n}
steamship {n} (vessel propelled by steam)  :: dampskip {n}
stearin {n} (the triglyceride of stearic acid)  :: [Bokmål] stearin {m}; [Nynorsk] stearin {m}
steel {n} (metal)  :: [Bokmål] stål {n}; [Nynorsk] stål {n}
steel oneself {v} (concentrate in preparation for a rigorous task)  :: [Bokmål] stålsette seg
steel wool {n} (fine strips of steel)  :: [Bokmål] stålull {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] stålull {f}
steelworks {n} (place where steel is manufactured and/or shaped)  :: [Bokmål] stålverk {n}; [Nynorsk] stålverk {n}
steep {adj} (near-vertical)  :: bratt
steeple {n} (spire) SEE: spire  ::
steering {n} (related to controlling direction)  :: [Bokmål] styring {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] styring {f}
steering column {n} (column in a vehicle)  :: [Bokmål] rattstamme {m}; [Nynorsk] rattstamme {m} {f}
St. Elmo's fire {n} (electrical discharge)  :: Sankt Elms ild
stem {n} (botany: above-ground stalk of a vascular plant)  :: [Bokmål] stengel {m}; [Nynorsk] stengel {m}
stem {n} (nautical: forward vertical extension of the keel)  :: [Nynorsk] framstamn {m}
stem {v} (to be caused)  :: [Bokmål] forårsake
stem cell {n} (primal undifferentiated cell)  :: stamcelle
steno {n} (stenographer) SEE: stenographer  ::
step {n} (pace)  :: [Bokmål] skritt {n}
step {n} (space passed over by one movement of the foot in walking or running)  :: skritt {n}, steg {n}
step by step {adv} (gradually)  :: [Bokmål] trinn for trinn; [Nynorsk] trinn for trinn
stepfather {n} (husband of one's biological mother, other than one's biological father)  :: stefar {m}
Stephen {prop} (biblical martyr)  :: Stefanus
Stephen {prop} (male given name)  :: Stefan
step ladder {n} (ladder with steps or treads instead of rungs)  :: gardintrapp {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] gardintrapp {f}
stepmother {n} (wife of one's biological father, not one's biological mother)  :: stemor {f}
steppe {n} (the grasslands of Eastern Europe and Asia)  :: [Bokmål] steppe {m}; [Nynorsk] steppe {f}
stereo {n} (device)  :: [Bokmål] stereoanlegg {n}; [Nynorsk] stereoanlegg {n}
stern {n} (black tern) SEE: black tern  ::
stern {n} (the rear part or after end of a ship or vessel)  :: akterende {m}; [Bokmål] akterstavn {m}
sternpost {n} (timber or bar at the stern of a vessel)  :: [Bokmål] bakstevn {m}, bakstavn {m}; [Nynorsk] bakstamn {m}
sternum {n} (breastbone) SEE: breastbone  ::
Stettin {prop} (Szczecin) SEE: Szczecin  ::
stevedore {n} (dockworker involved in loading and unloading cargo)  :: havnearbeider {m}, bryggesjauer {m}
steven {n} (a prayer) SEE: prayer  ::
steven {n} (a promise) SEE: promise  ::
steven {n} (clamor) SEE: clamor  ::
steven {n} (command) SEE: command  ::
steven {n} (speech) SEE: speech  ::
steven {n} (tune) SEE: tune  ::
steven {n} (voice) SEE: voice  ::
steven {v} (to bespeak) SEE: bespeak  ::
steven {v} (to call out) SEE: call out  ::
steven {v} (to speak up (for)) SEE: speak up  ::
steven {v} (to utter) SEE: utter  ::
steven {v} (to vote) SEE: vote  ::
Steven {prop} (male given name) SEE: Stephen  ::
steward {n} (flight attendant) SEE: flight attendant  ::
stick {n} (cane or walking stick)  :: stokk {m}
stick {n} (gearstick, stickshift)  :: girspak {m}
stick {n} (hockey stick)  :: hockeykølle {m}
stick {n} (long piece of wood)  :: kjepp {m}
stick {n} (twig or small branch)  :: kvist {m}
stick {v} (to tolerate, endure, stick with) SEE: stick with  ::
sticker {n} (price tag) SEE: price tag  ::
stick figure {n} (simple drawing)  :: strekfigur {m}
sticking plaster {n} (adhesive bandage) SEE: band-aid  ::
stickler {n} (one who is extremely fussy or particular for something)  :: [Bokmål] pedant {m}, regelrytter {m}
stick note {n} (post-it note) SEE: post-it note  ::
stick out {v} (to persist) SEE: stick it out  ::
stickpin {n} (pin to hold necktie) SEE: tie clip  ::
sticky note {n} (post-it note) SEE: post-it note  ::
sticky rice {n} (glutinous rice) SEE: glutinous rice  ::
sticky tape {n} (adhesive tape) SEE: adhesive tape  ::
stigmatize {v} (to characterize as disgraceful or ignominious)  :: [Bokmål] stigmatisere; [Nynorsk] stigmatisere
stiletto {n} (awl) SEE: awl  ::
stiletto {n} (rapier) SEE: rapier  ::
still {adj} (not moving)  :: stille
still {adv} (nevertheless)  :: likevel, enda
still {adv} (to an even greater degree)  :: [Bokmål] enda; [Nynorsk] endå, enda
still {adv} (up to a time, as in the preceding time)  :: [Bokmål] ennå, fremdeles; [Nynorsk] enno, ennå, framleis
still {n} (a device for distilling liquids)  :: destillasjonsapparat {n}
still {v} (to calm down)  :: roe, stille (archaic)
stillbirth {n} (birth of a dead fetus)  :: [Bokmål] dødfødsel {m}; [Nynorsk] dødfødsel {m}
stillborn {adj} (dead at birth)  :: dødfødt
stillborn {adj} (ignored, without influence, unsuccessful, abortive)  :: dødfødt
still life {n} (work of art)  :: [Bokmål] stilleben {n}; [Nynorsk] stilleben {n}
stilt {n} (crutch) SEE: crutch  ::
stilted {adj} (stiff and artificially formal)  :: oppstyltet
sting {n} (bite or sting (by an insect))  :: stikk {n}
sting {n} (bump on skin after having been stung)  :: stikk {n}
sting {n} (pointed portion of an insect or arachnid used for attack) SEE: stinger  ::
sting {v} (of an insect: to bite)  :: stikke
stinger {n} (pointed portion of an insect)  :: brodd {m}
stinginess {n} (lack of generosity)  :: gjerrighet
stingray {n} (fish)  :: [Bokmål] piggrokker
stinkbird {n} (hoatzin) SEE: hoatzin  ::
stinkhorn {n} (fungus)  :: stanksopp
stipulate {v} (to require as a condition of a contract or agreement)  :: [Bokmål] stipulere; [Nynorsk] stipulere
stipule {n} (basal appendage)  :: [Bokmål] øreblad {n}, stipel; [Nynorsk] øyreblad {n}, stipel
stir {v} (to agitate the contents of)  :: [Bokmål] røre; [Nynorsk] røre
stir {v} (to disturb the relative position of the particles of)  :: [Bokmål] røre; [Nynorsk] røre
stirrup {n} (footrest)  :: [Bokmål] stigbøyle {m}; [Nynorsk] stigbøyel {m}
stirrup {n} (stapes) SEE: stapes  ::
stirrup bone {n} (stapes) SEE: stapes  ::
stir up {v} (to cause (trouble etc))  :: hisse opp, egge til opprør
stitch {n} (furrow) SEE: furrow  ::
stitch {v} (agriculture: to form land into ridges) SEE: plough/plow  ::
stitch {v} (form stitches in) SEE: sew  ::
stitch {v} (unite by stitches) SEE: sew together  ::
stoat {n} (stoat) SEE: ermine  ::
stock {n} (finance: capital raised by a company)  :: [Bokmål] aksje {m}; [Nynorsk] aksje {m}
stock {n} (rolling stock) SEE: rolling stock  ::
stock {n} (store of goods for sale)  :: [Bokmål] lager {n}; [Nynorsk] lager {n}
stock {n} (supply of anything ready for use)  :: [Bokmål] lager {n}; [Nynorsk] lager {n}
stock cube {n} (vegetable, meat or seasonings in a cube shape)  :: [Bokmål] buljongterning {m}; [Nynorsk] buljongterning {m}
stock exchange {n} (building and the associated organization)  :: [Bokmål] børs {m}; [Nynorsk] børs {m}
stockfish {n} (cured fish)  :: [Bokmål] tørrfisk {m}; [Nynorsk] tørrfisk {m}
stockholder {n} (one who owns stock)  :: aksjonær {m}
Stockholm {prop} (capital of Sweden)  :: Stockholm
stocking {n} (garment (for translations of "sock", see sock))  :: strømpe {f}
stoic {adj}  :: stoisk
stoichiometry {n} (the study of the relationships of reactants and products in chemical reactions)  :: [Bokmål] støkiometri {m}
stoker {n} (poker) SEE: poker  ::
stomach {n} (appetite) SEE: appetite  ::
stomach {n} (belly)  :: mage {m}, buk {m}
stomach {n} (digestive organ)  :: [Bokmål] mage {m}, magesekk {m}, mavesekk {m}; [Nynorsk] mage {m}, magesekk {m}
stomach {n} (figuratively: desire, appetite) SEE: appetite  ::
stomach {n} (pride, haughtiness) SEE: haughtiness  ::
stompie {n} (cigarette butt) SEE: butt  ::
stone {adj} (having the appearance of stone)  :: steinaktig
stone {n} (centre of some fruits)  :: stein {m}
stone {n} (gem stone)  :: edelstein {m}
stone {n} (small piece of stone)  :: stein {m}; [Bokmål] sten {m}
stone {n} (substance)  :: stein {m}; [Bokmål] sten {m}
stone {v} (to kill)  :: steine
Stone Age {prop} (prehistoric period)  :: steinalderen, stenalderen
stoned {adj} (drunk) SEE: drunk  ::
stone marten {n} (Martes foina) SEE: beech marten  ::
stone's throw {n} (short distance)  :: steinkast {n}
stone wall {n} (wall made from stone)  :: [Bokmål] steinmur {m}; [Nynorsk] steinmur {m}
stoning {n} (lapidation) SEE: lapidation  ::
stooge {n} (straight man) SEE: straight man  ::
stool {n} (a seat)  :: [Bokmål] krakk {m}; [Nynorsk] krakk {m}
stool {n} (footstool) SEE: footstool  ::
stop {n} (consonant sound) SEE: plosive  ::
stop {n} (place to get on and off line buses or trams)  :: [Bokmål] holdeplass
stopcock {n} (main shutoff)  :: [Bokmål] stoppekran {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] stoppekran {f}
stopwatch {n} (timepiece)  :: [Bokmål] stoppeklokke {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] stoppeklokke {f}
storage {n} (computing)  :: lager {n}
storage {n} (place)  :: lager {n}
store {n} (in computing) SEE: memory  ::
store {n} (place where items may be kept)  :: lager {n}
store {n} (shop) SEE: shop  ::
store {n} (supply held in storage)  :: lager {n}, forråd {m}
store {v} (computing: write (something) into memory or registers)  :: lagre
store {v} (keep (something) while not in use)  :: oppbevare
store {v} (remain in good condition while stored)  :: holde (seg)
storeman {n} (warehouseman) SEE: warehouseman  ::
storeroom {n} (room used for storage)  :: [Bokmål] bod {m}, bu {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] bu {f}
storey {n} (floor)  :: [Bokmål] etasje {m}; [Nynorsk] etasje {m}
stork {n} (large wading bird)  :: [Bokmål] stork {m}; [Nynorsk] stork {m}
storm {n} (meteorology: wind scale for very strong wind)  :: [Bokmål] storm {m}; [Nynorsk] storm {m}
storm {n}  :: storm {m}
storm in a teacup {n} (tempest in a teapot) SEE: tempest in a teapot  ::
storm petrel {n} (any of several small seabirds, of the family Hydrobatidae)  :: havsvale
storm sewer {n} (structure for channeling surface runoff) SEE: storm drain  ::
story {n} (account of events)  :: historie {m}
story {n} (lie) SEE: lie  ::
story {n} (storey) SEE: storey  ::
storyteller {n} (person who relates stories to an audience)  :: [Bokmål] forteller {m}
stout {adj} (obstinate) SEE: obstinate  ::
stove {n} (device for heating food)  :: [Bokmål] ovn {m}
stove {n} (heated greenhouse) SEE: hothouse  ::
stove {n} (heater)  :: [Bokmål] ovn {m}
stovepipe hat {n} (stovepipe hat) SEE: top hat  ::
stow {v} (to put something away in a compact and tidy manner)  :: [Bokmål] stue
stowaway {n} (person who hides on a ship, train, etc.)  :: [Bokmål] blindpassasjer {m}
straight {n} (heterosexual) SEE: heterosexual  ::
straight away {adv} (very soon; immediately) SEE: right away  ::
strait {n} (narrow channel of water)  :: sund, strede {n}, strete, kanal {m},
straitjacket {n} (a jacket-like garment)  :: [Bokmål] tvangstrøye {m} {m-d}; [Nynorsk] tvangstrøye {f}
Strait of Gibraltar {prop} (Strait of Gibraltar)  :: [Bokmål] Gibraltarstredet; [Nynorsk] Gibraltarsundet
Strait of Messina {prop} (narrow section of water between the eastern tip of Sicily and the southern tip of mainland Italy)  :: [Bokmål] Messinastredet {n}; [Nynorsk] Messinasundet {n}
strand {n} (beach)  :: strand {m}
strange {adj} (in quantum mechanics)  :: sær
strange {adj} (not normal)  :: merkelig, sær, rar
strange {adj} (not yet part of one’s experience)  :: ukjent
strapless {adj} (without straps)  :: [Bokmål] stroppeløs, stroppelaus; [Nynorsk] stroppelaus
stratagem {n} (tactic)  :: list {c}, krigslist {c}
strategical {adj} (strategic) SEE: strategic  ::
Strategic Defense Initiative {prop} (Star Wars) SEE: Star Wars  ::
strategy {n} (art of using similar techniques in politics or business)  :: [Bokmål] strategi {m}; [Nynorsk] strategi {m}
strategy {n} (plan of action)  :: [Bokmål] strategi {m}; [Nynorsk] strategi {m}
strategy {n} (science and art of military command)  :: [Bokmål] strategi {m}; [Nynorsk] strategi {m}
stratosphere {n} (region of the uppermost atmosphere)  :: [Bokmål] stratosfære {m}; [Nynorsk] stratosfære {m}
straw {n} (a dried stalk of a cereal plant)  :: halm
straw {n} (dried stalks considered collectively)  :: [Bokmål] strå {n}
straw {n} (drinking straw) SEE: drinking straw  ::
strawberry {n} (colour)  :: jordbærfarge
strawberry {n} (fruit)  :: [Bokmål] jordbær {n}; [Nynorsk] jordbær {n}
strawberry {n} (plant)  :: jordbærplante {m}
strawberry tree {n} (the European plant Arbutus unedo)  :: jordbærtre {m}
strayed {adj} (Who has lost his way) SEE: stray  ::
stream {n} (small river)  :: [Bokmål] å {m} {f}, bekk {m}; [Nynorsk] å {m} {f}, bekk {m}
street {n} (paved part of road in a village or a town)  :: [Bokmål] gate {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] gate {f}
streetcar {n} (tram) SEE: tram  ::
street child {n} (street urchin) SEE: street urchin  ::
streetlight {n} (lamps set along a street)  :: gatebelysning
strength tester {n} (high striker) SEE: high striker  ::
stress {n} (on a syllable) SEE: accent  ::
strew {v} (to distribute objects or pieces of something)  :: strø
strife {n} (violent conflict)  :: strid {m}
strike {n} (work stoppage)  :: streik {m}
strike {v} (to delete)  :: stryke
strike {v} (to hit)  :: slå, ramme
strike {v} (to impress, seem, appear)  :: slå
strike {v} (to stop working to achieve better working conditions)  :: streike
striker {n} (footballer)  :: [Bokmål] angriper {m}, spiss {m}; [Nynorsk] spiss {m}, angripar {m}
strike through {v} (to partly obliterate by drawing a line over) SEE: cross out  ::
strike while the iron is hot {v} (act on an opportunity promptly)  :: smi mens jernet er varmt
string {n} (computing: sequence of characters)  :: [Bokmål] streng {m}; [Nynorsk] streng {m}
string {n} (long, thin structure made from twisted threads)  :: streng
string {n} (stringed instrument) SEE: stringed instrument  ::
string bass {n} (instrument) SEE: double bass  ::
string instrument {n} (musical instrument that produces sound by strings) SEE: stringed instrument  ::
string quartet {n} (composition for four string players)  :: strykekvartett {m}
string quartet {n} (group of four string players)  :: strykekvartett {m}
string theory {n} (candidate unified theory of all physical forces and particles)  :: [Bokmål] strengteori; [Nynorsk] strengeteori
string trimmer {n} (garden implement)  :: [Bokmål] gresstrimmer {m}
strip {n} (long, thin piece of material)  :: [Bokmål] strimmel {m}; [Nynorsk] strimmel {m}
strip {n} (strip steak) SEE: strip steak  ::
striped alder {n} (American winterberry) SEE: American winterberry  ::
stripper {n} (one who removes their clothing in a sexually provocative manner)  :: stripper {m}, stripperske {f}
striptease {n} (arousing act)  :: striptease {m}
stripy {adj} (striped) SEE: striped  ::
strive {v} (to try to achieve)  :: streve
stroke {n} (act of striking with a weapon)  :: slag {n}
stroke {n} (blow)  :: slag {n}
stroke {n} (golf: single act of striking the ball)  :: slag {n}
stroke {n} (loss of brain function arising when the blood supply to the brain is suddenly interrupted)  :: slag {n}
stroke {n} (rowing: movement of an oar or paddle through water)  :: tak {n}
stroke {n} (single movement with a tool)  :: slag {n}
stroke {n} (streak made with a brush)  :: strøk {n}
stroke {n} (tennis: single act of striking the ball)  :: slag {n}
stroke {n} (time when a clock strikes)  :: slag {n}
stroll {n} (wandering on foot)  :: rusletur {m}, spasertur {m}
stroll {v} (wander on foot)  :: rusle, slentre, spasere
strong {adj} (capable of producing great physical force)  :: [Bokmål] sterk
strong as an ox {adj} (very strong and powerful)  :: sterk som en bjørn, sterk som en okse
strongbox {n} (sturdy box with a lock) SEE: safe  ::
strongman game {n} (high striker) SEE: high striker  ::
strong point {n} (excellent characteristic or ability) SEE: forte  ::
strontium {n} (chemical element)  :: strontium
strop {n} (bad mood) SEE: bad mood  ::
strophic {adj} (using or containing strophes)  :: strofisk
struggle {n} (strife, effort)  :: kjempe, streve
struggle {v} (to strive, to labour in difficulty, to fight)  :: slåss, kjempe, slite streve
stubborn {adj} (refusing to move or change one's opinion)  :: sta, vrangvillig
stud {n} (animal breeding place)  :: stutteri {n}
stud {n} (type of poker) SEE: stud poker  ::
student {n} (person enrolled at a university)  :: student {m}
student {n} (person who studies an academic subject)  :: student
student {n} (schoolchild) SEE: schoolchild  ::
study {n} (examination) SEE: examination  ::
study {n} (mental effort to acquire knowledge)  :: studium {n}
study {v} (to acquire knowledge)  :: studere
study {v} (to revise/review materials)  :: studere, lære
stuff {n} (miscellaneous items; things)  :: ting, saker {p}
stuff {n} (substitution for trivial details)  :: ting, saker
stuff {n} (the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object)  :: stoff {n}, materiale {n}
stuff {v} (to fill (something) up in a compressed manner)  :: stappe, fylle
stuffed animal {n} (a toy animal stuffed with straw, beans, cotton or other similar materials.)  :: [Bokmål] bamse {m}, kosedyr {n}, tøydyr {n}; [Nynorsk] kosedyr {n}
stumble across {v} (to come across by accident; to discover by accident)  :: snuble over
stumble on {v} (to come across by accident; to discover by accident)  :: snuble over
stumble upon {v} (to come across by accident; to discover by accident)  :: snuble over
stumbling-block {n} (stumbling block) SEE: stumbling block  ::
stump {n} (remains of something that has been cut off)  :: [Bokmål] stump {m}
stun {v} (to incapacitate)  :: svimeslå, lamslå, lamme
stunt {n} (dangerous feat)  :: [Bokmål] stunt {n}; [Nynorsk] stunt {n}
stuntman {n} (one who performs stunts)  :: [Bokmål] stuntmann {m}; [Nynorsk] stuntmann {m}
stupid {adj} (lacking in intelligence)  :: dum
sturgeon {n} (fish of family Acipenseridae)  :: stør {m}
sty {n} (inflammation) SEE: stye  ::
sty {n} (ladder) SEE: ladder  ::
sty {v} (to rise up) SEE: ascend  ::
stye {n} (bacterial infection of the eyelash or eyelid)  :: byggkorn
style {n} (manner of doing things)  :: stil
style {n} (term to address a person)  :: tiltaleform {m}
style {v} (to call or give a name or title)  :: tiltale
style {v} (to create or give a style)  :: stilisere
stylist {n} (designer) SEE: designer  ::
stylist {n} (hairdresser) SEE: hairdresser  ::
stylus {n} (pen for writing on touch-sensitive screen)  :: [Bokmål] pekepenn {m}; [Nynorsk] peikepenn {m}
stylus {n} (phonograph needle)  :: [Bokmål] stift {m}; [Nynorsk] stift {m}
stylus {n} (tool for writing Braille)  :: [Bokmål] pren {m}; [Nynorsk] pren {m}
stylus {n} (tool for writing on clay tablets)  :: [Bokmål] stylus {m}; [Nynorsk] stylus {m}
stymie {v} (to thwart or stump)  :: [Bokmål] dekke, sette i en vanskelig stilling; [Nynorsk] dekkje, setje i ei vanskeleg stilling
Styx {prop} (river of the underworld)  :: Styx
subcommittee {n} (committee within a committee)  :: [Bokmål] underkomité {m}, underkomite {m}; [Nynorsk] underkomité {m}, underkomite {m}
subconsciously {adv} (in a manner that lacks conscious awareness)  :: underbevisst
subcontinent {n} (large landmass)  :: [Bokmål] subkontinent {n}; [Nynorsk] subkontinent {n}
subculture {n} (portion of a culture distinguished by its customs or other features)  :: [Bokmål] subkultur {m}, delkultur {m}; [Nynorsk] subkultur {m}, delkultur {m}
subcutaneous {adj} (Pertaining to the fatty layer under the skin)  :: [Bokmål] subkutan; [Nynorsk] subkutan
subjectivism {n}  :: subjektivisme
subjugate {v} (to forcibly impose obedience or servitude)  :: underkue
subjunctive {n} (subjunctive mood) SEE: subjunctive mood  ::
subjunctive mode {n} (subjunctive mood) SEE: subjunctive mood  ::
subjunctive mood {n} (subjunctive mood)  :: konjunktiv {m}
submarine {n} (undersea boat)  :: [Bokmål] ubåt {m}, undervannsbåt {m}; [Nynorsk] ubåt {m}, undervassbåt {m}
submarine sandwich {n} (sub) SEE: sub  ::
submersible {adj} (able to be submerged)  :: [Bokmål] nedsenkbar
subnormal {adj} (computing theory: denormal) SEE: denormal  ::
subproduct {n} (byproduct) SEE: byproduct  ::
subscribe {v} (to sign up to receive a publication)  :: [Bokmål] abonnere; [Nynorsk] abonnere
subscribe {v} (to write underneath)  :: [Bokmål] underskrive, undertegne; [Nynorsk] underskrive, undertegne
subscriber {n} (a person who subscribes to a publication or a service)  :: [Bokmål] abonnent {m}; [Nynorsk] abonnent {m}
subscription {n} (access to a resource for a period of time)  :: [Bokmål] abonnement {n}; [Nynorsk] abonnement {n}
subsequent {adj} (following in time)  :: [Bokmål] påfølgende
subsidiary {adj} (auxiliary or supplemental)  :: subsidiær
subsistent {adj} (inherent) SEE: inherent  ::
subspecies {n} (rank in taxonomy)  :: [Bokmål] underart {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] underart {m} {f}
substance {n} (drugs)  :: narkotika; [Bokmål] narkotika {n}, stoff {n}, substans {m}
substance {n} (essential part)  :: substans {m}
substance {n} (material possessions)  :: formue {m}
substance {n} (matter)  :: substans {m}, masse {m}
substance {n} (theology: hypostasis) SEE: hypostasis  ::
substance abuse {n} (overindulgence in a drug)  :: rusmisbruk {m} {n}
substantial {adj}  :: vesentlig
substantially {adv} (in a strong substantial manner; considerably)  :: i alt vesentligt, vesentligen
substantially {adv} (to a great extent; in essence; essentially)  :: i alt vesentligt, vesentligen
substantive {adj} (substantival) SEE: substantival  ::
substitute teacher {n} (supply teacher) SEE: supply teacher  ::
substitution {n} (substitute) SEE: substitute  ::
subterraneous {adj} (subterranean) SEE: subterranean  ::
subtitle {n} (textual versions of the dialog in films)  :: [Bokmål] undertekst {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] undertekst {m} {f}
subtract {v} (to remove or reduce)  :: subtrahere, trekke fra
subtraction {n} (calculation)  :: [Bokmål] subtraksjon {m}; [Nynorsk] subtraksjon {m}
subtraction {n} (process)  :: [Bokmål] subtraksjon {m}; [Nynorsk] subtraksjon {m}
subtropical {adj} (further from the equator than the tropical regions)  :: [Bokmål] subtropisk; [Nynorsk] subtropisk
suburb {n} (area on the periphery of a city or large town)  :: forstad {m}
subvention {n} (subsidy) SEE: subsidy  ::
subvertisement {n} (piece of subvertising) SEE: subvert  ::
sub-zero {adj} ((of a temperature) below 0°C)  :: minusgrader {m-p}
subzero {adj} (sub-zero) SEE: sub-zero  ::
success {n} (achievement of one's aim or goal)  :: [Bokmål] suksess {m}; [Nynorsk] suksess {m}
success {n} (person who achieves his or her goals)  :: [Bokmål] suksess {m}; [Nynorsk] suksess {m}
successful {adj} (resulting in success)  :: [Bokmål] vellykket; [Nynorsk] vellukka
successive {adj} (in a series)  :: [Bokmål] suksessiv
successor {n} (person or thing that immediately follows another)  :: [Bokmål] etterkommer {m}
succinct {adj} (brief and to the point)  :: konsis
succuba {n} (a female demon or fiend) SEE: succubus  ::
such as {prep} (for example) SEE: for example  ::
such is life {phrase} (used to express the acceptance of misfortune)  :: sånn er livet
suck {n} (sycophant) SEE: sycophant  ::
suck {v} (colloquial: term of general disparagement)  :: suge
suck {v} (to use the mouth to pull in (liquid etc))  :: suge
sucker {n} (lollipop) SEE: lollipop  ::
sucrose {n} (a disaccharide)  :: sukrose
suction {n} (the process of creating an imbalance in pressure to draw matter from one place to another)  :: suging
suction cup {n} (cup using suction as an adhesive)  :: [Bokmål] sugekopp {m}; [Nynorsk] sugekopp {m}
Sudan {prop} (Republic of Sudan)  :: Sudan
Sudanese {adj} (Of, from, or pertaining to the country of Sudan, the Sudanese people or the Sudanese language)  :: [Bokmål] sudansk; [Nynorsk] sudansk
Sudanese {n} (person from Sudan or of Sudanese descent)  :: [Bokmål] sudaner {m}; [Nynorsk] sudanar {m}
sudden {n} (surprise) SEE: surprise  ::
Sudetenland {prop} (region in Czechia)  :: Sudetenland, Sudetttyskland
sue {v} (to file a legal action)  :: saksøke
Suez Canal {prop} (canal)  :: Suezkanalen
suffer {v} (To become worse)  :: forverre
suffer {v} (To endure, undergo)  :: lide
suffer {v} (to feel pain)  :: lide
suffer {v} (to have a disease or condition)  :: lide
suffer {v} (to undergo hardship)  :: lide
suffering {n} (condition)  :: [Bokmål] lidelse {m}; [Nynorsk] liding {f}
suffice {v} (be enough, sufficient, adequate)  :: rekke; [Bokmål] holde; [Nynorsk] halde
suffix {n} (letters or sounds added at the end of a word to modify the word's meaning)  :: [Bokmål] suffiks {n}; [Nynorsk] suffiks {n}
suffix {v} (append (something) to the end of something else)  :: suffigere
suffragist {n} (suffragette) SEE: suffragette  ::
sugar {n} (any of a series of carbohydrates used by organisms to store energy)  :: sukker {n}
sugar {n} (generic term for sucrose, glucose, fructose, etc)  :: sukker {n}
sugar {n} (sucrose from sugar cane or sugar beet and used to sweeten food and drink)  :: sukker {n}
sugar {n}  :: sukker
sugar {n} (term of endearment)  :: kjære {m}
sugar beet {n} (type of beet)  :: [Bokmål] sukkerbete {m} {f}, sukkerroe {m}; [Nynorsk] sukkerbete {m} {f}, sukkerroe {m} {f}
sugar cane {n} (species of grass whose sap is a source of sugar)  :: [Bokmål] sukkerrør {n}; [Nynorsk] sukkerrøyr {n}
sugarcoat {v} (give a falsely pleasant appearance)  :: rosemale
sugar-free {adj} (not containing sugar)  :: [Bokmål] sukkerfri; [Nynorsk] sukkerfri
sugarfree {adj} (sugar-free) SEE: sugar-free  ::
sugar-loaf {n} (conical block of sugar)  :: [Bokmål] sukkertopp {m}; [Nynorsk] sukkertopp {m}
sugar pea {n} (mangetout) SEE: mangetout  ::
suggest {v} (to ask for without demanding)  :: [Bokmål] foreslå; [Nynorsk] foreslå, føreslå
suggest {v} (to imply but stop short of saying directly)  :: [Bokmål] antyde; [Nynorsk] antyde
suggestion {n} (something suggested)  :: forslag {n}
suggillation {n} (livor mortis) SEE: livor mortis  ::
suicide {n} (instance of killing oneself)  :: selvmord {n}
suicide {n} (person killing oneself)  :: selvmord {n}, selvmordsoffer {n}
suicide bomber {n} (one who carries explosives)  :: [Bokmål] selvmordsbomber {m}, sjølmordsbomber {m}; [Nynorsk] sjølvmordsbombar {m}
suicide victim {n} (a person who has committed suicide)  :: selvmordsoffer {n}
suit {n} (card games: set of cards distinguished by color and emblems)  :: [Bokmål] farge {n}; [Nynorsk] farge {n}, kortfarge {n}
suit {n} (pursuit, chase) SEE: pursuit  ::
suit {n} (suit of clothes)  :: [Bokmål] dress {m}; [Nynorsk] dress {m}
suitcase {n} (large piece of luggage)  :: koffert {m}
sulfur {n} (element)  :: svovel {m}
sulfur mustard {n} (mustard gas) SEE: mustard gas  ::
sulky {adj} (gloomy)  :: sur
sulky {n} (two-wheeled cart)  :: sulky {m}
sullen {adj} (dismal)  :: muggen, utilfreds, trist
sulphur dioxide {n} (the compound SO2) SEE: sulfur dioxide  ::
sulphurous acid {n} (sulphurous acid) SEE: sulfurous acid  ::
sulphur tuft {n} (Hypholoma/Naematoloma fasciculare) SEE: sulfur tuft  ::
sultan {n} (ruler)  :: [Bokmål] sultan {m}; [Nynorsk] sultan {m}
sultry {adj} (hot and humid)  :: lummer
sum {n} (arithmetic problem)  :: sum
sum {n} (quantity obtained by addition or aggregation)  :: [Bokmål] sum {m}; [Nynorsk] sum {m}
sum {n} (quantity of money)  :: sum {m}
sum {n} (summary) SEE: summary  ::
sum {n} (summit) SEE: summit  ::
sum {v} (give a summary of) SEE: summarize  ::
Sumerian {prop} (language)  :: sumerisk språk
summarise {v} (summarise) SEE: summarize  ::
summary {n} (condensed presentation)  :: sammendrag {n}, resumé {n}
summer {n} (hottest season)  :: sommer; [Nynorsk] sommar, sumar
summerlike {adj} (of a day or the weather, resembling or characteristic of summer.)  :: sommerlig
summer solstice {n} (the moment when the hemisphere is most inclined toward the sun)  :: [Bokmål] sommersolverv {n}; [Nynorsk] sumarsolkverv {m}, sommarsolkverv {m}
summer time {n} (daylight saving time) SEE: daylight saving time  ::
summon {v} (to ask someone to come)  :: tilkalle
sumo {n} (form of wrestling)  :: [Bokmål] sumo {m}; [Nynorsk] sumo {m}
sum up {v} (sum up) SEE: summarize  ::
sun {n} (a star, especially when seen as the centre of any single solar system)  :: sol
sun {prop} (the star around which the Earth revolves)  :: [Bokmål] sol {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] sol {f}
Sun {prop} (star)  :: [Bokmål] Sol {m} {f}, Solen {m} {f} [definite]; [Nynorsk] Sola
sunbed {n} (tanning device) SEE: tanning bed  ::
sunblock {n} (sunscreen) SEE: sunscreen  ::
Sunday {n} (day of the week)  :: søndag
Sunday driver {n} (one who drives slowly)  :: [Bokmål] søndagskjører {m}
sunderling {adv} (separately) SEE: separately  ::
sundew {n} (group of insectivorous plants)  :: soldogg
sundial {n} (simple timekeeping device which makes use of sunlight)  :: [Bokmål] solur {n}; [Nynorsk] solur {n}
sundown {n} (sunset) SEE: sunset  ::
sunfish {n} (fish of the family Molidae)  :: månefisk, klumpfisk
sunflower {n} (flower)  :: solsikke {n}
sunglasses {n} (tinted glasses worn to protect the eyes from the sun)  :: solbriller
sunlight {n} (electromagnetic radiation given off by the sun)  :: [Bokmål] sollys {n}; [Nynorsk] solljos {n}, sollys {n}
Sunnite {n} (Sunni) SEE: Sunni  ::
sunrise {n} (sky changing color)  :: soloppgang {m}
sunrise {n} (time of day)  :: [Bokmål] soloppgang {m}; [Nynorsk] soloppgang {m}
sunrose {n} (rockrose) SEE: rockrose  ::
sunset {n} (time of day)  :: solnedgang {m}
sunshade {n} (something to keep the sun off)  :: [Bokmål] solskjerm {m}; [Nynorsk] solskjerm {m}
sunshine {n} (direct rays of the sun)  :: [Bokmål] solskinn {n}; [Nynorsk] solskin {n}
sunshine {n} (location on which the sun's rays fall)  :: [Bokmål] sol {m}, solskinn {n}
sunspot {n} (region on the sun's surface)  :: solflekk {m}
suntanned {adj} (having a suntan) SEE: tanned  ::
sunup {n} (change in color of sky) SEE: sunrise  ::
sunup {n} (time of day) SEE: sunrise  ::
supercalifragilisticexpialidocious {adj} (supercalifragilisticexpialidocious)  :: superoptikjempefantafenomenalistisk, superkallifragilistiskekspialidarisk
supercilious {adj} (showing contemptuous indifference)  :: hovmodig
superconductive {adj} (pertaining to superconductivity)  :: [Bokmål] superledende
superconductor {n} (a substance)  :: [Bokmål] superleder {m}, supraleder {m}; [Nynorsk] superleiar {m}, supraleiar {m}
supercontinent {n} (very large continent in the Earth's past)  :: superkontinent {c}
superellipse {n} (a type of closed curve)  :: superellipse {m}
superfluous {adj} (excess of what is sufficient)  :: [Bokmål] overflødig; [Nynorsk] overflødig
superfluousness {n} (superfluity) SEE: superfluity  ::
superglue {n} (very strong glue)  :: [Bokmål] superlim {n}
superior {adj} (higher in rank or quality)  :: overlegen
superlative {n} (adjective used to praise)  :: superlativ {n}
superlative {n} (form of adjective expressing "most")  :: superlativ {m}
superlative {n} (highest degree of something)  :: superlativ
supermajority {n} (qualified majority) SEE: qualified majority  ::
Superman {prop} (a fictional character with superhuman powers)  :: Supermann
supermarket {n} (store)  :: [Bokmål] supermarked
supermodel {n} (famous fashion model)  :: supermodell
supernal {adj} (pertaining to heaven or to the sky)  :: hinsides, overjordisk, som kommer fra det høye, guddommelig, himmelsk
supernatural {adj} (above nature)  :: [Bokmål] overnaturlig; [Nynorsk] overnaturleg
supernova {n} (exploding star)  :: [Bokmål] supernova; [Nynorsk] supernova
supernumerary {n} (person in a play or movie with a minimal part) SEE: walk-on  ::
superpower {n} (sovereign state)  :: [Bokmål] supermakt {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] supermakt {f}
supersede {v} (Take the place of)  :: avløse
supersonic {adj} (greater than the speed of sound)  :: [Bokmål] supersonisk; [Nynorsk] supersonisk
supersonic {adj} (ultrasonic) SEE: ultrasonic  ::
superstition {n} (a set of beliefs that future events may be influenced by one's behaviour in some magical or mystical way)  :: overtru
supervisor {n} (a person with the official task of overseeing the work of a person or group etc.)  :: [Bokmål] oppsynsmann {m}; [Nynorsk] oppsynsmann {m}
supper {n} (dinner at night)  :: aftensmat, kveldsmat {m}
supper {n} (food before going to bed)  :: kveldsmat {m}, nattmat {m} [very late]
supper hour {n} (all senses) SEE: dinnertime  ::
suppertime {n} (all senses) SEE: dinnertime  ::
supple {adj} (compliant)  :: [Bokmål] føyelig, bøyelig
supple {adj} (lithe and agile when moving and bending)  :: [Bokmål] smidig
supple {adj} (pliant, easy to bend)  :: [Bokmål] bøyelig
supple {v} (to make or become supple)  :: [Bokmål] mykne
supplementary {adj} (additional)  :: [Bokmål] supplerende
supply and demand {n} (economic model of pricing)  :: [Bokmål] tilbud og etterspørsel
support {n} (financial or other help)  :: bistand
support {n} (something which supports)  :: støtte
suppose {v} (conclude; believe)  :: anta, formode
suppose {v} (theorize; hypothesize)  :: anta, forutsette
suppression order {n} (gag order) SEE: gag order  ::
supreme court {n} (court of law representing the highest legal authority within a jurisdiction)  :: [Bokmål] høyesterett {m}, høgsterett {m}; [Nynorsk] høgsterett {m}
Supreme Leader {n} (head of state of Iran)  :: Øverste leder
sura {n} (chapter of the Qur'an)  :: [Bokmål] sura; [Nynorsk] sura
surely {adv} (certainly, undoubtedly)  :: sikkert
surely {adv} (with confidence)  :: trygt, sikkert
surely {adv} (without fail)  :: sikkert
surety {n} (certainty) SEE: certainty  ::
surface {n} (up-side of a flat object)  :: [Bokmål] overflate {f} {m}, [of a road] dekke {n}; [Nynorsk] overflate {f}, [of a road] dekke {n}
surface car {n} (streetcar) SEE: streetcar  ::
surface water {n} (water collecting on the ground or in a body of water)  :: [Bokmål] overflatevann {n}
surf riding {n} (surfing) SEE: surfing  ::
surgeon {n} (doctor who performs surgery)  :: kirurg {m}
surgery {n} (medical specialty)  :: kirurgi {m}
surgery {n} (procedure involving major incisions)  :: operasjon {m}
surge suppressor {n} (surge protector) SEE: surge protector  ::
Suriname {prop} (country)  :: Surinam
Surinamese {adj} (of, from or pertaining to Suriname)  :: [Bokmål] surinamsk; [Nynorsk] surinamsk
Surinamese {n} (person from Suriname)  :: [Bokmål] surinamer {m}; [Nynorsk] surinamar {m}
surjective {adj} (of, relating, or being a surjection)  :: [Bokmål] surjektiv; [Nynorsk] surjektiv
surmount {v} (to get over; to overcome)  :: overvinne
surname {n} (name that indicates family)  :: [Bokmål] navn {n}, etternavn {n}, familienavn {n}, slektsnavn {n}; [Nynorsk] namn {n}, etternamn {n}, familienamn {n}, slektsnamn {n}
surpass {v} (to exceed)  :: [Bokmål] overgå; [Nynorsk] overgå
surplus {adj} (being a surplus)  :: [Bokmål] overflødig; [Nynorsk] overflødig
surprise {n} (attributively: that is unexpected )  :: overrasknings- {m}, overraskelses-
surprise {n} (feeling that something unexpected has happened)  :: overraskelse {m}
surprise {n} (something not expected)  :: [Bokmål] overraskelse {m}; [Nynorsk] overrasking
surprise {v} (cause (someone) to feel surprise)  :: overraske
surprise {v} (do something to (a person) that they are not expecting, as a surprise)  :: overraske
surrealism {n} (artistic movement and aesthetic philosophy)  :: surrealisme
surreptitious {adj} (stealthy, furtive, well hidden, covert)  :: [Bokmål] skjult, dulgt
surrounding {adj} (which surrounds something)  :: [Bokmål] omkringliggende
surroundings {n} (area surrounding someone or something)  :: [Bokmål] omgivelser {m-p}
surveillance {n} (observation of individuals or groups of individuals)  :: [Bokmål] oppsikt {m}, overvåking {m-f}, overvåkning {m-f}
survey {n} (an examination)  :: [Bokmål] undersøkelse {m}
survival of the fittest {n} (natural selection)  :: den sterkeste overlever
survive {v} (live longer than)  :: overleve, leve lenger enn
survive {v} (object, concept: continue to exist)  :: overleve
survive {v} (person: continue to live)  :: overleve; [Bokmål] overleve
survivor {n} (one who survives)  :: overlever {m}
Susan {prop} (female given name)  :: Susanne
Susanna {prop} (biblical character)  :: Susanna
Susanna {prop} (female given name) SEE: Susan  ::
sushi {n} (Japanese dish)  :: [Bokmål] sushi
suspend {v} (To discontinue or interrupt a function, task, position, or event)  :: avbryte
suspend {v} (To halt temporarily)  :: suspendere
suspend {v} (To hang freely)  :: henge
suspenders {n} (stocking supporter) SEE: garter  ::
suspenders {n} (trouser supporter) SEE: suspender  ::
suspension bridge {n} (bridge where the deck or roadway is suspended from cables)  :: [Bokmål] hengebro {m} {f}, hengebru {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] hengebru {f}, hengjebru {f}
suspicion {n} (act of suspecting something or someone, especially of something wrong)  :: mistanke {m}
suspicion {n} (condition of being suspected)  :: mistanke {m}
suspicion {n} (slight indication)  :: mistanke {m}
suspicious {adj} (arousing suspicion)  :: [Bokmål] mistenkelig; [Nynorsk] mistenkjeleg
suspicious {adj} (distrustful)  :: [Bokmål] mistenksom; [Nynorsk] mistenksam
sustain {v} (to maintain something)  :: [Bokmål] opprettholde
sustainability {n} (ability to sustain something)  :: [Bokmål] bærekraft {f} {c}; [Nynorsk] berekraft {f}
sustainability {n} (ecological sense)  :: [Bokmål] bærekraft {m} {f}
sustainable {adj} (able to be sustained)  :: bærekraftig
sustainable {adj} (able to be sustained: environmental term)  :: bærekraftig
sutra {n} (a rule or thesis in Sanskrit grammar or Hindu law or philosophy)  :: sutra {m}
sutra {n} (a scriptural narrative)  :: sutra {m}
Svalbard {prop} (islands north east of Greenland)  :: Svalbard
svarabhakti {n} (epenthesis of a vowel)  :: svarabhakti; [Bokmål] svarabhakti; [Nynorsk] svarabhakti
swag {n} (SWAG) SEE: SWAG  ::
swallow {n} (a chasm or abyss)  :: [Bokmål] avgrunn {m}, svelg {n}; [Nynorsk] avgrunn {m}, svelg {n}
swallow {n} (amount swallowed)  :: [Bokmål] svelg {m}; [Nynorsk] svelg {m}
swallow {n} (bird)  :: [Bokmål] svale {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] svale {f}
swallow {v} (to believe or accept)  :: [Bokmål] sluke; [Nynorsk] sluke
swallow {v} (to cause to pass from the mouth into the stomach)  :: [Bokmål] svelge; [Nynorsk] svelgje
swallow {v} (to make muscular contractions of the oesophagus)  :: [Bokmål] svelge; [Nynorsk] svelgje
swallow {v} (to take in, to consume)  :: [Bokmål] sluke; [Nynorsk] sluke
swamp {n} (type of wetland)  :: sump {m}
swamp holly {n} (American winterberry) SEE: American winterberry  ::
swan {n} (waterfowl of the genus Cygnus)  :: [Bokmål] svane {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] svane {f}
swanling {n} (baby swan, young swan) SEE: cygnet  ::
swarm spore {n} (zoospore) SEE: zoospore  ::
swarthy {adj} (dark) SEE: dark  ::
swarthy {adj} (dark-skinned) SEE: dark-skinned  ::
swarthy {adj} (dusky) SEE: dusky  ::
swarthy {adj} (tawny) SEE: tawny  ::
swastika {n} (a cross with arms of equal length all bent halfway along at a 90° angle)  :: [Bokmål] hakekors {n}, svastika {m}; [Nynorsk] hakekors {n}, hakekross {m}, svastika {m}
swathe {n} (swath) SEE: swath  ::
sway {n} (The act of swaying; a swaying motion; a swing or sweep of a weapon)  :: [Bokmål] svai {m}
sway {v} (to move or swing from side to side; or backward and forward; to rock)  :: [Bokmål] svaie
sway {v} (to move or wield with the hand)  :: [Bokmål] svinge
Swazi {adj} (pertaining to Swaziland)  :: [Bokmål] swazilandsk; [Nynorsk] swazilandsk
Swazi {n} (a person from Swaziland)  :: [Bokmål] swazilender {m}, swazilending {m}; [Nynorsk] swazilendar {m}, swazilending {m}
Swazi {n} (a person of the Swazi tribe)  :: [Bokmål] swazi {m}; [Nynorsk] swazi {m}
Swazi {prop} (Swati language)  :: swati; [Bokmål] swati {m}, swazi {m}; [Nynorsk] swati {m}, swazi {m}
Swaziland {prop} (Kingdom of Swaziland)  :: Swaziland
swear {v} (to curse, to use offensive language)  :: [Bokmål] banne, sverge, sverte; [Nynorsk] banna, banne, sverta, sverte, sverja, sverje
swear {v} (to take an oath)  :: [Bokmål] sverge; [Nynorsk] sverja, sverje
swear word {n} (impolite or offensive taboo word)  :: bannord {n}, ed {m}, kraftuttrykk {n}
sweat {n} (fluid that exits the body through pores)  :: [Bokmål] svette {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] sveitte {m}
sweat {v} (to emit sweat)  :: svette
sweater {n} (similar garment worn for warmth)  :: [Bokmål] genser {m}; [Nynorsk] genser {m}
sweating {n} (bodily process)  :: [Bokmål] transpirasjon; [Nynorsk] transpirasjon
sweat like a pig {v} (sweat profusely)  :: svette som en gris
swede {n} (plant)  :: kålrot
swede {n} (turnip) SEE: turnip  ::
swede {n} (yellow root of Brassica napus)  :: kålrot
Swede {n} (Swedish person)  :: [Bokmål] svenske {m}; [Nynorsk] svenske {m}
Sweden {prop} (Scandinavian country)  :: Sverige; [Nynorsk] Sverige {n}
Swedish {adj} (of or pertaining to Sweden)  :: [Bokmål] svensk; [Nynorsk] svensk
Swedish {adj} (of or pertaining to the Swedish language)  :: [Bokmål] svensk; [Nynorsk] svensk
Swedish {prop} (language)  :: [Bokmål] svensk {m}; [Nynorsk] svensk {m}
sweep {n} (chimney sweep) SEE: chimney sweep  ::
sweet {adj} (containing a sweetening ingredient)  :: sukkertilsatt
sweet {adj} (free from excessive unwanted substances)  :: ren
sweet {adj} (having a helpful disposition)  :: hjelpsom, vennlig
sweet {adj} (having a pleasant smell)  :: søtlig
sweet {adj} (having a pleasant sound)  :: vakker
sweet {adj} (having a pleasant taste)  :: søt
sweet {adj} (having a pleasing disposition)  :: snill, vennlig
sweet {adj} (having a taste of sugar)  :: søt
sweet {adj} (not decaying, rancid, sour, spoiled, or stale)  :: fersk
sweet {adj} (not having a salty taste)  :: (butter) usaltet, (water) fersk
sweet {adj} (of a wine: retaining a portion of sugar)  :: søt
sweet {n} (basic taste sensation induced by sugar) SEE: sweetness  ::
sweet {n} (food eaten for dessert) SEE: dessert  ::
sweet {n} (sweetheart) SEE: sweetheart  ::
sweet dreams {n} (sweet dreams)  :: søte drømmer
sweetener {n} (food additive)  :: søtningsmiddel
sweet gale {n} (Myrica gale) SEE: gale#Etymology 3  ::
sweetheart {n} (darling) SEE: darling  ::
sweetie {n} (sweetheart)  :: søtnos
sweetmeat {n} (sweet delicacy)  :: søtsaker {p}
sweet potato {n} (tuber)  :: søtpotet
sweet potato {n} (yam) SEE: yam  ::
sweets {n} (confectionery, candy)  :: godteri {n-p}
swell {n} (series of waves)  :: dønning
swell {v} (intransitive: to become bigger, especially due to being engorged)  :: [Bokmål] svelle, svulme; [Nynorsk] svelle, svulme
swift {n} (bird)  :: [Bokmål] seiler {m}; [Nynorsk] seglar {m}
swiftness {n} (state of being swift) SEE: quickness  ::
swim {n} (act or instance of swimming)  :: [Bokmål] svømmetur {m}
swim {v} (move through water)  :: bade, svømme
swim cap {n} (cap worn by swimmers)  :: [Bokmål] badehette {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] badehette {f}
swimmer {n} (one who swims)  :: [Bokmål] svømmer {m}
swimming pool {n} (pool for swimming)  :: svømmebasseng, basseng
swimming trunks {n} (a pair of shorts or briefs worn for swimming or bathing)  :: badebukser {m-p} {f-p}; [Nynorsk] badebukse {f}
swimmist {n} (swimmer) SEE: swimmer  ::
swimsuit {n} (tight-fitting garment worn for swimming)  :: badedrakt {c}
swine {n} (pig) SEE: pig  ::
swine flu {n} (influenza caused by orthomyxoviruses)  :: svineinfluensa
swine influenza {n} (swine flu) SEE: swine flu  ::
swing {n} (hanging seat)  :: [Bokmål] huske {m} {f}, gynge {m} {f}, disse {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] huske {f}, gynge {f}, disse {f}
swing {v} (to ride on a swing)  :: [Bokmål] huske, gynge, disse; [Nynorsk] huske, gynge, disse
swing state {n} (A state which may vote Democratic or Republican)  :: [Bokmål] vippestat {m}; [Nynorsk] vippestat {m}
Swiss {adj} (of or pertaining to Swiss language(s) or Swiss dialect(s))  :: [Bokmål] sveitsisk; [Nynorsk] sveitsisk
Swiss {adj} (of or pertaining to Switzerland)  :: [Bokmål] sveitsisk; [Nynorsk] sveitsisk
Swiss {adj} (of or pertaining to the Swiss people)  :: [Bokmål] sveitsisk; [Nynorsk] sveitsisk
Swiss {n} (Swiss person)  :: [Bokmål] sveitser {m}; [Nynorsk] sveitsar {m}
Swiss cheese {n} (cheese with holes)  :: [Bokmål] sveitserost {m}; [Nynorsk] sveitserost {m}
Swiss franc {n} (currency of Switzerland)  :: [Bokmål] sveitserfranc {m}, sveitsisk franc {m}; [Nynorsk] sveitserfranc {m}
Swiss roll {n} (a type of sponge cake roll)  :: [Bokmål] rullekake {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] rullekake {f}
switch {n} (command line notation)  :: svitsj {m}
switch {n} (device to turn electric current on and off)  :: bryter {m}
switch {n} (movable section of railroad track)  :: pens {m}
switch {n} (system allowing the interconnection of telephone lines)  :: sentral {m}
switch {n} (thin rod used as a whip)  :: prylestokk {m}
Switzerland {prop} (sovereign country)  :: Sveits
swoon {n} (infatuation) SEE: infatuation  ::
sword {n} (weapon)  :: [Bokmål] sverd {n}; [Nynorsk] sverd {n}
swordfish {n} (Xiphias gladius)  :: sverdfisk
Sybil {prop} (female given name) SEE: Sibyl  ::
sycamore {n} (sycamore maple) SEE: sycamore maple  ::
sycamore maple {n} (Acer pseudoplatanus)  :: platanlønn {m}
sycophant {n} (one who uses compliments to gain self-serving favor or advantage from another person.)  :: spyttslikker {m}, spyttsleiker
Sydney {prop} (language) SEE: Dharuk  ::
syllabary {n} (system)  :: [Bokmål] stavelsesskrift {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] stavingsskrift {f}
syllabize {v} (syllabify) SEE: syllabify  ::
syllable {n} (unit of speech)  :: [Bokmål] stavelse {m}, staving {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] staving {f}
symbiogenesis {n} (merging of organisms to form a new organism)  :: symbiogenese
symbol {n} (character or glyph)  :: [Bokmål] symbol {n}; [Nynorsk] symbol {n}
symbol {n} (object meant to represent another)  :: [Bokmål] symbol {n}; [Nynorsk] symbol {n}
symbol {n} (summary of a dogmatic statement of faith)  :: [Bokmål] symbol {n}; [Nynorsk] symbol {n}
symbol {v} (symbolize) SEE: symbolize  ::
symmetric {adj} (symmetrical) SEE: symmetrical  ::
symmetrical {adj} (exhibiting symmetry)  :: symmetrisk
symmetry {n} (correspondence on either side of a dividing line, plane, center or axis)  :: [Bokmål] symmetri {m}; [Nynorsk] symmetri {m}
symphony {n} (piece of orchestral music)  :: symfoni {c}
symptom {n} (something that indicates a disease or disorder)  :: [Bokmål] symptom {n}; [Nynorsk] symptom {n}
synagogue {n} (place)  :: [Bokmål] synagoge {m}; [Nynorsk] synagoge {m} {f}
sync {n} (synchronization) SEE: synchronization  ::
sync {v} (synchronize) SEE: synchronize  ::
synchromesh {adj} (a device which functions like a synchronized transmission)  :: synkronisert
synchromesh {n} (a device which functions like a synchronized transmission)  :: synkronisering {c}
synchromesh {n} (system of synchronized transmission found in modern gearboxes)  :: synkrongir {n}
synchronisation {n} (synchronisation) SEE: synchronization  ::
synchrony {n} (synchronicity) SEE: synchronicity  ::
synclinal {n} (synclinal fold)  :: synklinal; [Nynorsk] synklinal
syncline {n} (concave upward fold) SEE: synclinal  ::
syndrome {n} (recognizable pattern of symptoms or behaviours)  :: syndrom
synergy {n} (behavior of a system that cannot be predicted by the behavior of its parts)  :: synergi
syngas {n} (synthesis gas) SEE: synthesis gas  ::
synoptic {adj} (Christianity: pertaining to the gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke)  :: [Bokmål] synoptisk; [Nynorsk] synoptisk
synoptic {adj} (meteorology: obtained simultaneously over a wide area)  :: [Bokmål] synoptisk; [Nynorsk] synoptisk
synoptic {adj} (of or relating to a synopsis)  :: [Bokmål] synoptisk; [Nynorsk] synoptisk
syntagmatarchy {n} (square formation of 256 soldiers) SEE: syntagma  ::
syntaxis {n} (syntax) SEE: syntax  ::
syntaxis {n} (syntaxy) SEE: syntaxy  ::
synthetic {adj} (Artificial, not genuine)  :: [Bokmål] syntetisk; [Nynorsk] syntetisk
syphilis {n} (sexual disease caused by Treponema pallidum)  :: [Bokmål] syfilis {m}; [Nynorsk] syfilis {m}
Syria {prop} (country in the Middle East)  :: Syria
Syrian {adj} (Of, from, or pertaining to Syria, the Syrian people or the Syrian language)  :: [Bokmål] syrisk; [Nynorsk] syrisk
Syrian {n} (A person from Syria or of Syrian descent)  :: [Bokmål] syrer {m}; [Nynorsk] syrar {m}
syringe {n} (hypodermic syringe)  :: [Bokmål] sprøyte {m} {f}
syrinx {n} (panpipes) SEE: panpipes  ::
system {n} (collection of organized things; whole composed of relationships among its members)  :: [Bokmål] system {n}; [Nynorsk] system {n}
systemic circulation {n} (part of blood circulation)  :: [Bokmål] store kretsløp {n}