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-s {suffix} (regular plurals of nouns) :: [Bokmål] -er; [Nynorsk] -er
Saami {prop} (Saami language) :: Samisk språk
Sabbath {n} (Jewish Saturday) :: [Bokmål] sabbat {m}; [Nynorsk] sabbat {m}
Sabbath {n} (Christian Sunday) :: [Bokmål] søndag {m}; [Nynorsk] sundag {m}, søndag {m}
Sabbath {n} (witches' Sabbath) :: [Bokmål] heksesabbat {m}; [Nynorsk] heksesabbat {m}
Sabbath-day {n} (Sabbath day, Sabbath-day, day of the Sabbath) :: [Bokmål] sabbatsdag {m}; [Nynorsk] sabbatsdag {m}
sabbatical {n} (extended period of leave) :: [Bokmål] sabbatsår {n}, hvileår {n}, kvileår {n}; [Nynorsk] sabbatsår {n}, kvileår {n}
saber {v} (sabre) SEE: sabre ::
saber-toothed tiger {n} (sabre-toothed tiger) SEE: sabre-toothed tiger ::
sabotage {n} :: sabotasje
saboteur {n} (a person who intentionally causes the destruction of property) :: [Bokmål] sabotør {m}
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}
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} (to plunder) :: plyndre
sack {v} :: sparke, kicke [slang]
sackbut {n} (brass instrument) :: [Bokmål] sackbut, barokktrombone; [Nynorsk] sackbut, barokktrombone
sacrament {n} (sacred act or ceremony) :: [Bokmål] sakrament {n}; [Nynorsk] sakrament {n}
sacred {adj} (made holy) :: hellig
sacrifice {v} (to offer as a gift to a deity) :: ofre
sacrifice {v} (to give away something valuable in order to gain something else of value) :: ofre
sacrifice {n} (something sacrificed) :: offer {n}
sacrosanct {adj} :: sakrosankt, fredlyst, hellig og ukrenkelig
sad {adj} (feeling sorrow) :: trist, lei seg
sad {adj} :: trist , rørende
Saïda {prop} (port city in Lebanon) SEE: Sidon ::
saddle {n} (seat on an animal) :: [Bokmål] sal {m}, sadel {m}; [Nynorsk] sal {m}
saddle {n} (seat on a bicycle etc) :: [Bokmål] sete {n}, sykkelsete {n}; [Nynorsk] sete {n}, sykkelsete {n}
saddle {v} (to put a saddle on) :: sale
saddlebag {n} (covered pouch) :: saltaske {f}, sykkelveske {f}
saddle point {n} (geometry) :: [Bokmål] sadelpunkt {n}
sadly {adv} (unfortunately) SEE: unfortunately ::
sadness {n} (state/emotion) :: melankoli {m}; [Bokmål] sorg {m} {f}, vemod {n}, tristhet {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] sorg {f}, vemod {n}
sad to say {adv} (unfortunately) SEE: unfortunately ::
safe {adj} (not in danger) :: sikker, trygg
safe {adj} (free from risk) :: sikker, trygg
safe {adj} (providing protection from danger) :: trygg
safe {adj} (properly secured) :: sikker
safe {n} (box in which valuables can be locked for safekeeping) :: safe {m}
safe and sound {adj} (having come to no harm) :: [Bokmål] helskinnet
safe-deposit box {n} (box for holding valuables safe) :: [Bokmål] bankboks {m}; [Nynorsk] bankboks {m}
safeguard {n} (something that serves as a guard or protection; a defense) :: sikring {m} {f}
safeguarding {n} (protection) :: [Bokmål] ivaretakelse {m}
safely {adv} (in a safe manner) :: trygt
safe room {n} :: sikkerhetsrom
safety {n} (condition or feeling of being safe) :: [Bokmål] sikkerhet {m} {f}, trygghet {m} {f}
safety {n} (mechanism to prevent accidental firing) :: [Bokmål] sikring {m}; [Nynorsk] sikring {f}
safety-conscious {adj} (aware of the need for safety) :: [Bokmål] sikkerhetsbevisst
safety glasses {n} (glasses for protecting the eyes) :: [Bokmål] vernebrille {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] vernebrille {f}
safety pin {n} (pin in the form of a clasp) :: [Bokmål] sikkerhetsnål {m} {f}
safety pin {n} (pin of a hand grenade) :: splint {m}
safety shoe {n} (shoe with reinforced toecap, see also: steel-toe boot) :: [Bokmål] vernesko {m}; [Nynorsk] vernesko {m}
saffron {n} (plant) :: [Bokmål] safrankrokus {m}; [Nynorsk] safrankrokus {m}
saffron {n} (spice) :: [Bokmål] safran {m}; [Nynorsk] safran {m}
saffron {n} (dye) :: [Bokmål] safran {m}; [Nynorsk] safran {m}
saffron {n} (colour) :: safran
sag {n} (difference in elevation) :: [Bokmål] høydeforskjell {m}
sage {adj} (wise) :: klok, vis
sage {n} (wise person) :: vismann {m}
sage {n} (plant) :: [Bokmål] salvie {m}; [Nynorsk] salvie {m} {f}
Sagittarius {prop} (constellation) :: Skytten
Sagittarius {prop} (astrological sign) :: Skytten {m}; [Bokmål] Skytten {m}
Sagittarius {n} (Someone with a Sagittarius star sign) :: skytte {m}
Sahara {prop} (desert) :: [Bokmål] Sahara {m}; [Nynorsk] Sahara {m}
said and done {adj} (agreed to and accomplished or finished) :: sagt og gjort
sail {n} (a piece of fabric attached to a boat) :: seil
sail {n} (a trip in a boat) :: seiltur
sail {v} (to ride in a boat, especially sailboat) :: seile
sail {v} (to move briskly and gracefully through the air) :: seile
sail {v} (to move briskly) :: seile
sailboat {n} (a boat propelled by a sail) :: kutter, seilbåt
sailing {n} (motion across water) :: [Bokmål] seilas {n}, seiltur {m}, seiling {m} {f}
sailing {n} (scheduled voyage) :: [Bokmål] seiling {m} {f}
sailing {adj} (travelling by ship) :: seilende
sailing ship {n} (type of ship) :: [Bokmål] seilskip {n}, seglskip {n}; [Nynorsk] seglskip {n}
sailing vessel {n} (sailing boat or sailing ship) :: [Bokmål] seilfartøy {n}; [Nynorsk] seglfartøy {n}
sailor {n} (worker on a ship) :: matros {m}, sjømann {m}
sailor {n} (person who sails as a sport) :: [Bokmål] seiler {m}, segler {m}; [Nynorsk] seglar {m}, siglar {m}
sailplane {n} (sailplane) SEE: glider ::
saint {n} (person proclaimed as saint) :: [Bokmål] helgen {m}, sankt; [Nynorsk] helgen {m}
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 {v} (formally recognize as a saint) :: kanonisere
Saint Barbara {prop} (saint) :: [Bokmål] Sankta Barbara {f}
Saint George {prop} (Patron saint of England and several other places) :: [Bokmål] Sankt Georg {m}, Sankt Jørgen {m}; [Nynorsk] den heilage Jørgen {m}, sankt Georg {m}
Saint Helena {prop} (island in the Atlantic Ocean) :: Sankt Helena, St. Helena
Saint John's bread {n} (carob) SEE: carob ::
Saint Kitts and Nevis {prop} (a country in the Caribbean) :: Saint Kitts og Nevis
Saint Lucia {prop} (country in the Caribbean) :: [Bokmål] Saint Lucia; [Nynorsk] Saint Lucia
Saint Mary {prop} (the mother of Jesus Christ) :: [Bokmål] Sankt Maria {f}; [Nynorsk] den heilage Maria {f}
Saint Nicholas {prop} (Santa Claus) SEE: Santa Claus ::
Saint Nicholas {prop} (4th-century Greek bishop, patron of children and marines) :: [Bokmål] Sankt Nikolas {m}; [Nynorsk] den heilage Nikolas {m}
Saint Petersburg {prop} (city) :: [Bokmål] St. Petersburg
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines {prop} (country in the Caribbean) :: [Bokmål] Saint Vincent og Grenadinene; [Nynorsk] Saint Vincent og Grenadinane
sake {n} :: skyld {f}
sake {n} (Japanese rice wine) :: sake {m}
sakura {n} (cherry) SEE: cherry ::
salad {n} (food) :: salat {m}
salami {n} (penis) SEE: penis ::
salami {n} (grand slam) SEE: grand slam ::
salary {n} (fixed amount of money paid on monthly or annual basis) :: [Bokmål] lønn {m} {f}
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}
sale {n} (act of putting up for auction to the highest bidder) :: auksjon {m}
saleable {adj} (suitable for sale) :: [Bokmål] salgbar
salesman {n} (man whose job it is to sell things) :: selger {m}
salient {n} (part of a fortification) :: [Bokmål] fremskutt del av front {m}
saline {n} (solution) SEE: saline solution ::
saline {adj} (salty) :: [Bokmål] saltholdig; [Nynorsk] salthaldig
salineness {n} (salineness) SEE: salinity ::
saline solution {n} (solution) :: saltløsning {c}
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}, laks {m}
salmon river {n} (river frequented by salmon) :: [Bokmål] lakseelv {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] lakseelv {f}
salmon trout {n} (rainbow trout) SEE: rainbow trout ::
salon {n} :: sal {m}
salt {n} (sodium chloride) :: salt {n}, bordsalt {n}
salt {n} (compound of an acid and a base) :: salt {n}
salt {n} (sailor) :: [Bokmål] sjøulk {m}
salt {adj} (salty) :: [Bokmål] salt, saltet; [Nynorsk] salt, salta
salt {adj} (saline) :: [Bokmål] saltholdig; [Nynorsk] salthaldig
salt {v} (to add salt to) :: salte
salt cod {n} (Cod that has been dried and salted) :: klippfisk {m}
saltpetre {n} (potassium nitrate) SEE: potassium nitrate ::
salt shaker {n} (a small container designed to hold salt and facilitate sprinkling) :: [Bokmål] saltbøsse {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] saltbøsse {f}, saltbørse {f}
salt water {n} (brine) SEE: brine ::
salt water {n} (any water containing dissolved salt) :: [Bokmål] saltvann {n}, saltvatn {n}; [Nynorsk] saltvatn {n}
salty {adj} :: salt
salty dog {n} (seadog) SEE: seadog ::
salubrious {adj} :: helsebringende
salute {n} :: hilsen {m}, honnør {m}
salute {v} :: hilse
Salvadoran {n} (a person from El Salvador) :: [Bokmål] salvadoraner {m}; [Nynorsk] salvadoran {m}, salvadoranar {m}
Salvadoran {adj} (of or pertaining to El Salvador) :: [Bokmål] salvadoransk; [Nynorsk] salvadoransk
Salvadorian {n} (Salvadoran) SEE: Salvadoran ::
Salvadorian {adj} (Salvadoran) SEE: Salvadoran ::
salvage {n} (the rescue of a ship, its crew or its cargo from a hazardous situation) :: [Bokmål] berging {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] berging {f}
salvage {n} :: berging {f} [1, 2, 4, 5] bergingslønn {f} [3]
salvage {v} :: redde, berge
salvation {n} (the process of being saved (religion)) :: frelse {m}
Salvation Army {prop} (Protestant Christian church and international charitable organization) :: [Bokmål] Frelsesarmeen {m}; [Nynorsk] Frelsesarmeen {m}
salve {n} (ointment, cream or balm) :: [Bokmål] salve {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] salve {m} {f}
samarium {n} (chemical element) :: samarium
same {adj} (not different as regards self; identical) :: [Bokmål] samme; [Nynorsk] same
same {adj} (similar, alike) :: [Bokmål] lignende, liknende; [Nynorsk] liknande
same {pron} (the identical thing) :: [Bokmål] samme; [Nynorsk] same
same {pron} (something similar, something of the identical type) :: [Bokmål] samme, lignende, liknende; [Nynorsk] same, liknande
same-sex {adj} (of or relating to homosexual men or women) :: [Bokmål] likekjønnet
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 {n} (member of indigenous people of Lapland) :: same {m}
Sami {prop} (any of the languages of the Sami) :: [Bokmål] samisk {m}; [Nynorsk] samisk {m}
Sami {adj} (relating to the Sami people or languages) :: [Bokmål] samisk; [Nynorsk] samisk
Samland {prop} (peninsula which juts into the Baltic) :: Samland
Samoa {prop} (Independent State of Samoa) :: [Bokmål] Samoa; [Nynorsk] Samoa
Samoan {n} (person) :: [Bokmål] samoaner {m}; [Nynorsk] samoanar {m}
Samoan {n} (Samoan language) :: [Bokmål] samoansk {m}; [Nynorsk] samoansk {m}
Samoan {adj} (of or pertaining to Samoa) :: [Bokmål] samoansk; [Nynorsk] samoansk
Samogitia {prop} (Samogitia) :: [Bokmål] Samogitia {f}; [Nynorsk] Samogitia {f}
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) :: [Bokmål] sampan {m}; [Nynorsk] sampan {m}
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
Samuel {prop} (book of the Bible) :: Samuel {m}
Samuel {prop} (biblical person) :: Samuel {m}
samurai {n} (feudal Japanese warrior) :: samurai {m}
sanctify {v} (to make holy) :: vigsle, helliggjøre
sanctify {v} (to purify) :: rense, tilgi
sanctify {v} (to endorse) :: velsigne
sanctimonious {adj} (making a show of being morally better than others, especially hypocritically) :: [Bokmål] skinnhellig; [Nynorsk] skinheilag
sanctimony {n} (a hypocritical form of excessive piety) :: [Bokmål] skinnhellighet {m} {f}
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
sanctity {n} (holiness) SEE: holiness ::
sanctuary {n} (place of safety or protection) :: tilfluktssted {n}
sanctuary {n} (area set aside for protection) :: reservat {n}
sanctuary {n} (state of being protected) :: asyl {n}, fristed {n}
sand {n} (finely ground rock) :: [Bokmål] sand {m}; [Nynorsk] sand {m}
sand {n} (beach) :: sandstrand, strand
sand {n} (colour) :: sandfarget
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}
sandblast {v} (to spray with sand) :: sandblåse
sandblasting {n} (the process) :: [Bokmål] sandblåsing {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] sandblåsing {f}
sandbox {n} :: sandkasse {m}
sand dune {n} (mound of windblown sand) :: [Bokmål] sanddyne {m}; [Nynorsk] sanddyne {f}
sander {n} (machine for sanding) :: slipemaskin {f}
sanding sheet {n} (sheet of sanding paper) :: slipeark
sandpaper {n} (paper coated with abrasive material) :: [Bokmål] sandpapir {n}; [Nynorsk] sandpapir {n}
sandpaper {n} (a sheet) :: sandpapir {n}, slipeark
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}
sandstorm {n} (strong wind carrying clouds of sand) :: [Bokmål] sandstorm {m}; [Nynorsk] sandstorm {m}
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
sangoma {n} (witch doctor) SEE: witch doctor ::
sanguine {adj} (warm; ardent) :: [Bokmål] sangvinsk; [Nynorsk] sangvinsk
sanguine {adj} (anticipating the best) :: optimistisk; [Bokmål] sangvinsk; [Nynorsk] sangvinsk
sanitary {adj} (of health) :: [Bokmål] sanitær; [Nynorsk] sanitær
sanitary {adj} (hygienic) :: [Bokmål] hygienisk, sanitær; [Nynorsk] hygienisk, sanitær
sanity {n} :: tilregnelighet, fornuft {m}
San Marino {prop} (Republic of San Marino) :: [Bokmål] San Marino; [Nynorsk] San Marino
San Marino {prop} (capital city) :: [Bokmål] San Marino; [Nynorsk] San Marino
sans {prep} (without) SEE: without ::
Sanskrit {n} (language) :: sanskrit
Santa {prop} (Santa Claus) SEE: Santa Claus ::
Santa Claus {prop} (fictional figure) :: julenissen
sap {n} (juice of plant) :: [Bokmål] [trees] sevje {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] [trees] sevje {f}
sap {n} (slang: saphead) :: tosk {m}
sapphire {n} (gem) :: safir {m}
sapphire {adj} (colour) :: safirblå
Sara {prop} (female given name) SEE: Sarah ::
Sarah {prop} (the wife of Abraham) :: Sara
Sarah {prop} (given name from Hebrew) :: Sara
sarcasm {n} (derision, facetiousness) :: sarkasme
sardine {n} (fish) :: [Bokmål] sardin {m}; [Nynorsk] sardin {m}
Sardinia {prop} (island of Italy) :: [Bokmål] Sardinia; [Nynorsk] Sardinia
Sardinian {prop} (language) :: sardisk {m} {n}
Sardinian {adj} (relating to Sardinia) :: [Bokmål] sardinsk; [Nynorsk] sardinsk
sardonic {adj} (scornfully mocking) :: bitter; [Bokmål] sardonisk
sarong {n} (garment made of printed cloth wrapped about the waist) :: sarong {m}
Satan {prop} (the Devil) :: Satan
Satanism {n} (devil worship) :: satanisme {m}
Satanism {n} (a religion founded by Anton Szandor LaVey) :: satanisme {m}
satchel {n} (bag or case with one or two shoulder straps) :: skulderveske, ransel
sate {v} (To satisfy; fill up) :: [Bokmål] mette, tilfredsstille
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 phone {n} (mobile telephone that connects to a satellite) :: [Bokmål] satellittelefon {m}; [Nynorsk] satellittelefon {m}
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
satisfy {v} (to satisfy) SEE: respond ::
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} (full; unable to hold or contain any more) :: mettet
saturated {adj} (soaked or drenched with moisture) :: mettet
saturated {adj} (of a solution: containing all the solute that can normally be dissolved) :: mettet
saturated {adj} (chemistry: having all available valence bonds filled) :: mettet
saturation {n} :: metning
Saturday {n} (day of the week) :: [Bokmål] lørdag {m}; [Nynorsk] laurdag {m}
Saturn {prop} (planet) :: Saturn {m}
Saturn {prop} (god) :: Saturn {m}
saturnine {adj} (gloomy, depressed, dull) :: [Bokmål] blytung, tung
sauce {n} (liquid condiment) :: [Bokmål] saus {m}; [Nynorsk] saus {m}
saucepan {n} (deep cooking vessel) :: kasserolle {m}, gryte {f}
saucer {n} (small dish) :: [Bokmål] tefat {n}, asjett {m} [small plate]; [Nynorsk] tefat {n}, asjett {m} [small plate]
saucer {n} (object shaped like a saucer) :: tallerken {m}
saucy {adj} (impertinent or disrespectful) :: frekk
saucy {adj} (impudently bold) :: frekk
saucy {adj} (mildly erotic) :: dristig
Saudi {prop} (Saudi Arabia) SEE: Saudi Arabia ::
Saudi {n} (person from Saudi Arabia) :: [Bokmål] saudier {m}, saudiaraber {m}; [Nynorsk] saudiar {m}, saudiarabar {m}
Saudi {adj} (pertaining to Saudi Arabia) :: [Bokmål] saudisk, saudiarabisk; [Nynorsk] saudisk, saudiarabisk
Saudi Arabia {prop} (country in the Middle East) :: [Bokmål] Saudi-Arabia; [Nynorsk] Saudi-Arabia
Saudi Arabian {n} (person from Saudi Arabia) :: [Bokmål] saudier {m}, saudiaraber {m}; [Nynorsk] saudiar {m}, saudiarabar {m}
Saudi Arabian {adj} (pertaining to Saudi Arabia) :: [Bokmål] saudisk, saudiarabisk; [Nynorsk] saudisk, saudiarabisk
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 {v} (stroll or walk at a leisurely pace) :: slentre
saunter {n} (a leisurely walk or stroll) :: spasertur {m}
sausage {n} (a food made of minced meat packed into a tubular casing) :: pølse {c}
sausage {n} (small, uncooked) :: pølse {c}, sosiss {m}
savage {adj} (wild, not cultivated) :: vill
savage {adj} (barbaric, not civilized) :: barbarisk
savage {adj} (fierce and ferocious) :: rasende
savage {adj} (brutal, vicious or merciless) :: brutal, grusom
savage {n} (uncivilized or feral person) :: villmann {m}
savage {v} (to criticise vehemently) :: slakte
savagery {n} (being savage) :: brutalitet {m}, villskap {m}
savagery {n} (act of cruelty) :: grusomhet {m}
savanna {n} (tropical grassland with scattered trees) :: savanne {m}
save {n} (block that prevents an opponent from scoring) :: redning
save {v} (to help someone to survive, or rescue someone) :: redde
save {v} (to store for future use) :: spare, lagre
save {v} (computing: to write a file to a storage medium) :: lagre
save {v} (to economize) :: spare
save {v} (to accumulate money) :: spare
save {prep} (except, with the exception of) :: unntatt
saving {n} (reduction in cost) :: økonomisering {c}; [Bokmål] besparelse {m}
savings bank {n} (financial institution) :: [Bokmål] sparebank {m}; [Nynorsk] sparebank {m}
savior {n} (a person who saves someone, rescues another from harm) :: [Bokmål] frelser {m}, frelserinne {f}, redningsmann {m}, redningskvinne {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] frelsar {m}, frelserinne {f}, redningsmann {m}, redningskvinne {f}
savour {n} (the specific taste or smell of something) :: aroma {m}, smak {m}, lukt {c}
savour {n} (a distinctive sensation) :: smak {m}, nytelse {m}
savour {v} (to possess a particular taste or smell, or a distinctive quality) :: smake
savour {v} (to appreciate, enjoy or relish something) :: nyte
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}
Saxon {n} (member of Saxon tribe) :: [Bokmål] sakser {m}; [Nynorsk] saksar {m}
Saxon {n} (native or inhabitant of Saxony) :: [Bokmål] sakser {m}; [Nynorsk] saksar {m}
Saxon {adj} (of Saxons, Saxony or Saxon language) :: [Bokmål] saksisk; [Nynorsk] saksisk
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 pronounce) :: [Bokmål] si, uttale; [Nynorsk] seia, seie
say {v} (to recite) :: [Bokmål] resitere, forrette
say {v} (to communicate verbally or in writing) :: [Bokmål] si; [Nynorsk] seia, seie
say {v} (to indicate in a written form) :: [Bokmål] si, opplyse, fortelle om, vise; [Nynorsk] seia, seie
say {v} (to have a common expression) :: [Bokmål] si, det sies
say {v} (to say) SEE: tell ::
say goodbye {v} (wish someone farewell upon their leaving) :: ta adjø, ta avskjed, ta farvel
scab {n} (scabies) SEE: scabies ::
scabies {n} (an infestation of parasitic mites, Sarcoptes scabiei) :: reveskabb
scaffold {n} (structure made of scaffolding for workers to stand on) :: stillas {n}
scaffold {n} (platform for executions) :: skafott {n}
scaffolder {n} (a person who erects and dismantles scaffolding) :: [Bokmål] stillasbygger {m}
scaffolding {n} (system of tubes or poles used to support people and material) :: [Bokmål] stillas {n}; [Nynorsk] stillas {n}
scale {n} (sequence for measurement) :: [Bokmål] skala {m}; [Nynorsk] skala {m}
scale {n} (size or scope) :: [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} (keratin pieces covering the skin of certain animals) :: [Bokmål] skjell {m} {f} {n}; [Nynorsk] skjel {f} {n}
scale {n} (mathematics: base for a numeral system) SEE: radix ::
scale {n} (ladder) SEE: ladder ::
scale {n} (device) SEE: scales ::
scale model {n} (three-dimensional copy or representation of something) :: skalamodell
scales {n} (device for weighing goods for sale) :: vekt {f}
scallion {n} (Allium fistulosum) :: vårløk
scallop {n} (mollusc) :: [Bokmål] musling {m}; [Nynorsk] musling {m}
scalp {n} (part of head where the hair grows) :: [Bokmål] hodebunn {m}
scalpel {n} (small straight knife) :: [Bokmål] skalpell {m}; [Nynorsk] 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 {n} (someone from Scandinavia) :: [Bokmål] skandinav {m}; [Nynorsk] skandinav {m}
Scandinavian {adj} (of Scandinavia) :: skandinavisk
Scandinavian Peninsula {prop} (peninsula in Northern Europe, see also: Scandinavia) :: Skandinavia
scandium {n} (chemical element) :: scandium
Scania {prop} (region of Sweden occupying the southernmost tip of the Scandinavian peninsula) :: [Bokmål] Skåne; [Nynorsk] Skåne
Scanian {n} (person) :: skåning {m}
Scanian {adj} (of Scania) :: skånsk
Scanian {adj} (of a Scanian, Scanian) :: skånsk
Scanian {prop} (dialect) :: skånsk {m}
scanner {n} (device which scans documents) :: [Bokmål] skanner {m}; [Nynorsk] skannar {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}
scapula {n} (large flat bone) SEE: shoulder blade ::
scar {n} (cliff) SEE: cliff ::
scar {n} (permanent mark on the skin) :: arr {n}
scarecrow {n} (an effigy made to scare the birds away) :: [Bokmål] fugleskremsel {n}; [Nynorsk] fugleskremsel {n}, fugleskremsle {f}, fugleskremme {f}
scared {adj} (afraid, frightened) :: redd, skremt
scaredy-cat {n} :: reddhare {m}
scarf {n} (long garment worn around the neck) :: skjerf {n}
scarlatina {n} (scarlet fever) SEE: scarlet fever ::
scarlet {n} (colour) :: skarlagen {n}
scarlet {adj} (colour) :: [Bokmål] skarlagenrød. skarlagensrød, skarlagen; [Nynorsk] skarlaksraud
scarlet fever {n} (streptococcal infection) :: [Bokmål] skarlagensfeber {m}; [Nynorsk] skarlaksfeber {m}
scatter {v} (to cause to separate) :: [Bokmål] spre; [Nynorsk] spreie
scatter {v} (to disperse) :: [Bokmål] spre; [Nynorsk] spreie
scatter {v} (to distribute loosely) :: strø
scatter {v} (physics: to deflect) :: [Bokmål] spre; [Nynorsk] spreie
scatterbrained {adj} (absent-minded) SEE: absent-minded ::
scavenger {n} (animal feeding on decaying matter) :: [Bokmål] åtseleter {m}; [Nynorsk] åtseletar {m}
scene {n} ((theater) the stage) SEE: stage ::
scene {n} (landscape, scenery) SEE: scenery ::
scenery {n} (view, natural features, landscape) :: landskap, scene
scenography {n} (design of theatrical sets) :: [Bokmål] scenografi {m}; [Nynorsk] scenografi {m}
scented {adj} (having a pleasant aroma) :: [Bokmål] parfymert; [Nynorsk] parfymert
sceptre {n} (ornamental staff) :: septer {m}
schadenfreude {n} (malicious enjoyment derived from observing someone else's misfortune) SEE: epicaricacy ::
schedule {n} (time-based plan of events) :: timeplan {m}
Scheherazade {prop} (female given name) :: [Bokmål] Sjeherasad {f}
Scheldt {prop} (river) :: Schelde; [Nynorsk] Schelde
schematic {adj} (represented simply) :: [Bokmål] skjematisk; [Nynorsk] skjematisk
schizoid {n} (someone with schizoid personality disorder) :: schizoid
schizoid personality disorder {n} (personality disorder) :: schizoid personlighetsforstyrrelse
schizophrenia {n} (mental disorder) :: [Bokmål] schizofreni {m}; [Nynorsk] schizofreni {m}
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
scholastic {n} (philosophy: member of scholasticism) :: [Bokmål] skolastiker {m}; [Nynorsk] skolastikar {m}
school {n} (a group of fish in body of water 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 department/institute at a college or university) :: fakultet {n}
school {n} ((collectively) the followers of 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}
schoolbook {n} (textbook used in school) :: [Bokmål] skolebok {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] skulebok {f}, skolebok {f}
school bus {n} (transport for schoolchildren) :: [Bokmål] skolebuss {m}; [Nynorsk] skolebuss {m}, skulebuss {m}
schoolchild {n} (young person attending school or of an age to attend school) :: [Bokmål] skolebarn {n}; [Nynorsk] skolebarn {n}, skulebarn {n}
schoolie {n} (schoolteacher) SEE: teacher ::
schooling {n} (institutional education) :: [Bokmål] skolegang {m}; [Nynorsk] skolegang {m}, skulegang {m}
schoolteacher {n} (schoolteacher) SEE: teacher ::
school trip {n} (journey by schoolchildren) :: [Bokmål] skoletur {m}; [Nynorsk] skoletur {m}, skuletur {m}
schooner {n} (sailing ship) :: [Bokmål] skonnert {m}; [Nynorsk] skonnert {m}
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} (particular discipline or branch of learning) :: [Bokmål] vitenskap {m}; [Nynorsk] vitskap {m}
science {n} (knowledge gained through study or practice) :: kunskap {c}
scientia potentia est {proverb} (knowledge is power) SEE: knowledge is power ::
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 the scientific method) :: [Bokmål] forsker {m}, vitenskapsmann {m}, vitenskapskvinne {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] forskar {m}, vitskapsmann {m}, vitskapskvinne {f}
Scientologist {n} (follower of Scientology) :: [Bokmål] scientolog {m}; [Nynorsk] scientolog {m}
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) :: skjenne på, skjelle
scolding {n} (succession of critical remarks) :: [Bokmål] kjeft {m}, skjennepreken {m}
scooter {n} (a child's foot-operated vehicle) :: sparkesykkel {m}, sparksykkel {m}
scooter {n} (motor-scooter) :: [Bokmål] scooter {m}, skuter {m}; [Nynorsk] scooter {m}, skuter {m}
scope {n} (device used in aiming a projectile) SEE: telescopic sight ::
score {v} (to score) SEE: strike ::
score {n} (number of points earned) :: poengsum {m}
score {n} (twenty, see also: twenty) :: [Bokmål] snes {n}; [Nynorsk] sneis {f} {n}, tjug {n}
score {n} (sheet music showing all parts) :: partitur {n}
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}
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 {n} (adhesive tape) SEE: adhesive tape ::
Scotch whisky {n} (alcoholic drink) :: [Bokmål] skotsk whisky {m}; [Nynorsk] skotsk whisky {m}
Scotland {prop} (country in northwest Europe to the north of England) :: Skottland
Scots {n} (Lowland Scots language) :: [Bokmål] skotsk {m}; [Nynorsk] skotsk {m}
Scots {adj} (Scottish) :: [Bokmål] skotsk; [Nynorsk] skotsk
Scots Gaelic {n} (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 {n} (dialect of English spoken in Scotland) :: skotsk engelsk {m}
Scottish Gaelic {n} (The Gaelic language of Scotland) :: skotsk-gælisk
scour {v} (to clean, polish, or wash something by rubbing and scrubbing it vigorously) :: skrubbe, skure
scour {v} (to search an area thoroughly) :: finkjemme
scourge {n} (persistent pest, illness, or source of trouble) :: [Bokmål] svøpe {m}
scourge {n} (a whip often of leather) :: [Bokmål] svøpe {m}
scrambled egg {n} (dish) :: [Bokmål] eggerøre {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] eggerøre {f}
scratch {n} (disruption or mark on a surface) :: risp {n}
scratch card {n} (lottery ticket) :: skrapelodd {n}
scrawny {adj} (Thin, malnourished and weak) :: tynn, radmager, skrinn/skrant, skranglet
scream {v} (to make the sound of a scream) :: skrike, hyle
scree {n} (loose stony debris on a slope) :: [Bokmål] ur {m} {f}, talus; [Nynorsk] ur {f}, steinrøys
screech owl {n} (Megascops) :: lundugle
screech owl {n} (Tyto alba) SEE: western barn owl ::
screen {n} (physical divider) :: [Bokmål] skjerm {m}; [Nynorsk] skjerm {m}
screen {n} (viewing area of electronic output device) :: [Bokmål] skjerm {m}; [Nynorsk] skjerm {m}
screen {n} (movie viewing area) :: [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}
screened cable {n} (cable with incorporated shield) :: [Bokmål] skjermet kabel {m}; [Nynorsk] skjerma kabel {m}
screen printing {n} (printing method) :: silketrykk, serigrafi
screenshot {n} (image of computer screen output) :: [Bokmål] skjermbilde {n}, skjermdump {m}; [Nynorsk] skjermbilete {n}, skjermbilde {n}
screenwriter {n} (one who writes for the screen) :: [Bokmål] manusforfatter {m}, filmforfatter {m}; [Nynorsk] manusforfattar {m}, filmforfattar {m}
screw {n} (fastener) :: skrue {m}
screw {n} (act of screwing) :: skruing {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} (tool) :: skrujern, skrutrekker
screwdriver {n} (drink) :: screwdriver {m}
screw thread {n} (helical ridge or groove) :: [Bokmål] gjenge {m} {n}; [Nynorsk] gjenge {n}
scrimmage {n} (practice game) SEE: exhibition game ::
script {n} (procedure or program in computing) :: [Bokmål] skript
Scripture {prop} (Bible) SEE: Bible ::
scriptwriter {n} (screenwriter) SEE: screenwriter ::
scrofulous {adj} (morally degenerate; corrupt) SEE: corrupt ::
scroll bar {n} (graphical widget) :: [Bokmål] rullefelt {n}
scrotum {n} (the bag of the skin and muscle that contains the testicles) :: [Bokmål] pung {m}, skrotum; [Nynorsk] pung {m}, skrotum
scrub {v} (to rub hard) :: skrubbe
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} (meticulous) :: [Bokmål] skrupuløs, nøye, grundig, omhyggelig
scrupulous {adj} (having scruples) :: [Bokmål] skrupuløs, samvittighetsfull
scrupulous {adj} (having principles) :: [Bokmål] skrupuløs, prinsippfast
scrutinise {v} (scrutinize) SEE: scrutinize ::
scrutinize {v} (to examine with great care) :: granske
scrutiny {n} (intense study) :: finlesing; [Bokmål] nøye undersøkelse
scull {n} (small boat) :: singelsculler
sculptor {n} (a person who sculpts) :: [Bokmål] skulptør {m}; [Nynorsk] skulptør {m}
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} (couch grass) SEE: couch grass ::
scythe {n} (farm tool) :: ljå {m}
Scythia {prop} (region of Central Eurasia) :: Skytia
sea {n} (body of water) :: [Bokmål] hav {n}, sjø {m}; [Nynorsk] hav {n}, sjø {m}
seabed {n} (floor or bottom of the sea or ocean) :: [Bokmål] havbunn {m}, sjøbunn; [Nynorsk] havbotn {m}
seabird {n} (any bird that spends most of its time in coastal waters) :: [Bokmål] sjøfugl {m}; [Nynorsk] sjøfugl {m}
sea bluebell {n} (Mertensia maritima) :: [Bokmål] østersurt {f}; [Nynorsk] østersurt {f}
seaborgium {n} (chemical element with atomic number 106) :: seaborgium
seadog {n} (sailor accustomed to the sea) :: [lit.: sea bear] sjøbjørn {c}
seafarer {n} (sailor) SEE: sailor ::
seafaring {adj} (fit to travel on the sea) SEE: seagoing ::
seafaring {adj} (following a life at sea) :: [Bokmål] sjøfarende; [Nynorsk] sjøfarande
seafood {n} (fish, shellfish, seaweed and other edible aquatic life) :: sjømat
seafront {n} (town waterfront) :: [Bokmål] sjøfront {m}; [Nynorsk] sjøfront {m}
seagoing {adj} (made for or used on the high seas) :: [Bokmål] sjøgående, havgående; [Nynorsk] sjøgåande, havgåande
seagrass {n} (grasslike marine plants) :: [Bokmål] sjøgress {n}
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 horse {n} (walrus) SEE: walrus ::
sea ice {n} (frozen seawater) :: [Bokmål] sjøis {m}; [Nynorsk] sjøis {m}
seal {n} (pinniped) :: sel {m}
seal {n} (stamp used to impress a design on a soft substance) :: [Bokmål] sigill
seal {n} (design or insignia associated with organization or official role) :: [Nynorsk] segl
seal {n} (something designed to prevent leaking) :: forsegling {m}
seal {n} (tight closure) :: segl {n}
sea legs {n} (ability to walk steadily aboard) :: [Bokmål] sjøbein {n}; [Nynorsk] sjøbein
sea lettuce {n} (seaweed of genus Ulva) :: [Bokmål] havsalat {m}; [Nynorsk] havsalat {m}
sea level {n} (nominal height of the surface of the oceans above which heights of geographical features and aircraft flight levels are measured) :: [Bokmål] havnivå {n}; [Nynorsk] havnivå {n}
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}, [seamen also] sjøfolk; [Nynorsk] sjømann {m}, [seamen also] sjøfolk
seamanship {n} (skill and knowledge used in handling a vessel) :: [Bokmål] sjømannskap {m} {n}; [Nynorsk] sjømannskap {m} {n}
seamless {adj} (Having no seams) :: [Bokmål] sømløs; [Nynorsk] saumlaus
sea monster {n} (large, aggressive creature in the sea) :: [Bokmål] sjøuhyre {n}, havmonster {n}; [Nynorsk] sjøuhyre {n}
seamster {n} (person who sews clothes) :: [Bokmål] syer {m}; [Nynorsk] syar {m}
seamstress {n} (a woman who sews clothes professionally) :: [Bokmål] syerske {m} {f}, sydame {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] syerske {f}, sydame {f}
Sea of Japan {prop} (the sea between Japan and the rest of Asia) :: Japanhavet {n}
sea otter {n} (Enhydra lutris) :: [Bokmål] havoter {m}; [Nynorsk] havoter {m}
sea-parrot {n} (puffin) SEE: puffin ::
seaplane {n} (an aircraft) :: [Bokmål] sjøfly {n}; [Nynorsk] sjøfly {n}
seaport {n} (town or harbour for seagoing ships) :: [Bokmål] havneby {m}; [Nynorsk] hamneby {m}
search {v} (to search) SEE: look ::
search {n} (an attempt to find something) :: [Bokmål] søk {n}, leting {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] søk {n}
search {v} (to look throughout (a place) for something) :: [Bokmål] søke, lete
search {v} ((followed by "for") to look thoroughly) :: lete
search engine {n} (application that searches for data) :: [Bokmål] søkemotor {m}; [Nynorsk] søkjemotor {m}
searchlight {n} (a light source that projects a bright beam of light in any direction) :: [Bokmål] søkelys {n}; [Nynorsk] søkelys {n}
sea salt {n} (salt prepared by evaporating sea water) :: [Bokmål] havsalt {n}, sjøsalt {n}; [Nynorsk] havsalt {n}, sjøsalt {n}
sea serpent {n} (sea monster) :: [Bokmål] sjøorm {m}; [Nynorsk] sjøorm {m}
seashell {n} (shell) :: [Bokmål] skjell
seasick {adj} (ill due to the motion of a ship at sea.) :: [Bokmål] sjøsyk, sjøsjuk; [Nynorsk] sjøsjuk
sea-sickness {n} (seasickness) SEE: seasickness ::
seasickness {n} (a feeling of nausea caused by the motion of a ship) :: [Bokmål] sjøsyke {m}, sjøsjuke {m}; [Nynorsk] sjøsjuke {m} {f}
seaside resort {n} (coastal holiday resort) :: [Bokmål] badeby {m}; [Nynorsk] badeby {m}
season {n} (quarter of a year) :: årstid {m} {f}, sesong {m}
season {n} (part of year with something special) :: sesong {m}, løpetid {m} {f} [mating season]
season {n} (a group of episodes) :: [Bokmål] sesong {m}; [Nynorsk] sesong {m}
season {v} (to flavour food) :: krydre, smaksette
season {v} (to become mature) :: modnes
season ticket {n} (ticket that is valid for all of the events in a series) :: [Bokmål] sesongkort {n}; [Nynorsk] sesongkort {n}
seat {n} (place in which to sit) :: sete
seat belt {n} (restraining belt) :: sikkerthetsbelt {n}; [Bokmål] bilbelte {n}, setebelte {n}; [Nynorsk] bilbelte {n}, setebelte {n}
seat of government {n} (the centre of authority to govern) :: [Bokmål] regjeringssete {n}; [Nynorsk] regjeringssete {n}
sea trout {n} (Salmo trutta morpha trutta) :: [Bokmål] sjøørret {m}, sjøaure {m}; [Nynorsk] sjøaure {m}
sea turtle {n} (any turtle that inhabits oceans) :: [Bokmål] havskilpadde {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] havskjelpadde {f}
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} (salt water of a sea or ocean) :: [Bokmål] sjøvann {n}, havvann {n}; [Nynorsk] havvatn {n}
seaweed {n} (marine plants and algae) :: [Bokmål] tang {m} {n}; [Nynorsk] tang {m} {n}
Sebastian {prop} (given name) :: Sebastian
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} (manufactured item that fails to meet quality control standards) :: feilvare {m}
second {n} (one-sixtieth of a minute; SI unit of time) :: sekund {n}
second {n} (unit of angular measure) :: sekund {n}
second {n} (short, indeterminate amount of time) :: sekund {n}, øyeblikk {n}
second {n} (attendant of a duel or boxing match standing in for a contestant) :: sekundant {m}
second {n} (one who agrees in addition) :: støtte
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 fiddle {n} (sidekick or subordinate; the role of such a person) :: [Bokmål] annenfiolin {m}, andrefiolin {m}
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 ::
secrecy {n} (concealment) :: [Bokmål] hemmelighet {m} {f}
secret {n} (knowledge that is hidden) :: [Bokmål] hemmelighet {m} {f}, løyndom {m}; [Nynorsk] løyndom {m}, hemmelegheit {f}
secret {adj} (being or kept hidden.) :: hemmelig, skjult
secretary {n} (person keeping records and handling clerical work) :: [Bokmål] sekretær {m}
Secretary of State {n} (government position) :: [Bokmål] [in US] utenriksminister {m}; [Nynorsk] [in US] utanriksminister {m}
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 {v} (to commit to mental hospital) :: tvangsinnlegge
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 anxiety or doubt; unafraid) :: sikker
secure {adj} (Firm and not likely to fail; stable) :: sikker
secure {adj} (Free from the risk of financial loss; reliable) :: sikker
securely {adv} (in a secure manner) :: sikkert
security {n} (condition of not being threatened) :: [Bokmål] sikkerhet {m} {f}
security {n} :: [1,4] sikkerhet {m}, [2] sikkerhetstjeneste {m}, [3] obligasjon {m}, [3] gjeldsbrev {n}
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
sedentary {adj} (not moving much; sitting around) :: [Bokmål] stillesittende
sediment {n} (collection of small particles) :: [Bokmål] sediment {n}; [Nynorsk] sediment {n}
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}
seeing-eye dog {n} (seeing-eye dog) SEE: guide dog ::
seek {v} (to try to find) :: [Bokmål] søke, lete
seeker {n} (One who seeks) :: søker
seel {v} (To blind) SEE: blind ::
seem {v} (to appear, to seem) SEE: look ::
seem {v} (to appear) :: [Bokmål] synes
seemingly {adv} (apparently) SEE: apparently ::
see off {v} (to defeat) SEE: defeat ::
see out {v} (to watch an activity develop to a conclusion) :: [Bokmål] anpasse en situasjon, avstemme, se ut
seesaw {n} (structure moving up and down, balanced in the middle) :: dumphuske {m}
seesaw {v} (to use a seesaw) :: dumpe
seesaw {v} (to fluctuate) :: svinge
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} (appear; be realised) :: [Bokmål] se dagens lys
see-through {adj} (transparent) SEE: transparent ::
segregate {v} (to separate) :: [Bokmål] segregere, [sexes] kjønnsdele; [Nynorsk] segregere, [sexes] kjønnsdele
segregation {n} (setting apart or separation) :: [Bokmål] [of sexes] kjønnsdeling {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] [of sexes] kjønnsdeling {f}
seine {n} (fishing net) :: [Bokmål] not {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] not {f}
seismograph {n} (instrument that detects and records earthquakes) :: [Bokmål] seismograf {m}; [Nynorsk] seismograf {m}
seismologist {n} (person who practices seismology) :: [Bokmål] seismolog {m}; [Nynorsk] seismolog {m}
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
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
selective breeding {n} (artificial selection) SEE: artificial selection ::
Selena {prop} (female given name) :: Celine {f}, Celina {f}
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, selvheftende
self-confidence {n} (state of being self-confident) :: [Bokmål] selvtillit {m} {f}, sjøltillit {m}; [Nynorsk] sjølvtillit {m} {f}
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-disciplined {adj} (having self-discipline) :: [Bokmål] selvdisiplinert
self-educated {adj} (having learned without the direction of a teacher) :: autodidakt {m}, selvlært {m}
self-esteem {n} (confidence in one's own worth) :: [Bokmål] selvfølelse {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-image {n} (way a person views themself) :: selvbilde
self-importance {n} (exaggerated estimate of one's own importance) :: [Bokmål] selvhøytidelighet {m} {f}
self-important {adj} (having too high an opinion of one's own importance) :: [Bokmål] selvhøytidelig
self-inflicted {adj} (Inflicted by oneself) :: [Bokmål] selvpåført
self-portrait {n} (portrait of the painter who painted it) :: [Bokmål] selvportrett {n}, sjølportrett {n}; [Nynorsk] sjølvportrett {n}
self-propelled {adj} (having its own means of propulsion) :: [Bokmål] selvgående; [Nynorsk] sjølvgåande
self-publish {v} (publish a work independently) :: [Bokmål] selvpublisere
self-righteous {adj} (piously self-assured and smugly moralistic) :: [Bokmål] selvrettferdig, fariseisk
self-service {n} (the practice of serving oneself) :: [Bokmål] [adjective] selvbetjent
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
sell-by date {n} (final date on which a product can be sold) :: [Bokmål] siste salgsdato {m}
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} (science of the meaning of words) :: semantikk {m}
semantics {n} (study of the relationship between words and their meanings) :: semantikk {m}
semantics {n} (individual meanings of words) :: semantikk {m}
semantics {n} :: semantikk {c}
semblance {n} (likeness, similarity) :: [Bokmål] likhet {m}
semen {n} (semen (fluid)) SEE: sperm ::
semen {n} (male reproductory fluid) :: sæd {m}
semi- {prefix} (half (prefix)) :: halv-
semiannual {adj} (half-yearly) :: halv årlig
semi-automatic {adj} (partially automatic) :: [Bokmål] halvautomatisk; [Nynorsk] halvautomatisk
semicircle {n} (half of a circle) :: [Bokmål] halvsirkel {m}; [Nynorsk] halvsirkel {m}
semicolon {n} (punctuation mark ';') :: semikolon {c}
semiconductor {n} (substance with electrical properties between conductor and insulator) :: [Bokmål] halvleder {m}
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}
semi-official {adj} (having some degree of official authority) :: offisiøs
semiprofessional {adj} (semiprofessional) SEE: semi-professional ::
semi-professional {adj} (semi-professional (both senses)) :: [Bokmål] halvprofesjonell; [Nynorsk] halvprofesjonell
semitone {n} (interval between adjacent keys) :: halvtone {m}
semi-trailer {n} (trailer without a front axle and with wheels only at the trailing end) :: [Bokmål] semitrailer {m}; [Nynorsk] semitrailer {m}
semi-trailer {n} (tractor-trailer or big rig) :: [Bokmål] semitrailer {m}; [Nynorsk] semitrailer {m}
semivowel {n} (sound in speech) :: [Nynorsk] halvvokal
semla {n} (Swedish pastry eaten on Shrove Tuesday) :: fastelavnsbolle {m}
senate {n} (the upper house in some bicameral legislative systems) :: senat
send {v} (make something go somewhere) :: sende
Seneca {n} (tribe) :: senecaene
Senegal {prop} (Republic of Senegal) :: Senegal
Senegalese {adj} (pertaining to Senegal) :: [Bokmål] senegalesisk; [Nynorsk] senegalesisk
Senegalese {n} (person from Senegal) :: [Bokmål] senegaleser {m}; [Nynorsk] senegalesar {m}
sensation {n} (physical feeling) :: [Bokmål] følelse {m}
sensation {n} (widespread excitement) :: [Bokmål] sensasjon {m}; [Nynorsk] sensasjon {m}
sensational {adj} (exceptionally great) :: [Bokmål] sensasjonell; [Nynorsk] sensasjonell
sense {n} (method to gather data) :: sens {m}
senseless {adj} (lacking meaning or purpose) :: [Bokmål] meningsløs, meiningslaus; [Nynorsk] meiningslaus
sensible {adj} (acting with or showing good judgement) :: [Bokmål] fornuftig; [Nynorsk] fornuftig
sensor {n} (device or organ that detects certain external stimuli) :: [Bokmål] sensor {m}; [Nynorsk] sensor {m}
sensory {adj} (of the senses or sensation) :: [Bokmål] sansemessig, sensorisk; [Nynorsk] sansemessig, sensorisk
sent {v} (past participle of "to send") :: sendt
sentence {n} (decision of a jury) :: [Bokmål] domsslutning {m}, dom {m}
sentence {n} (judicial order for punishment, conviction) :: dom {m}
sentence {n} (punishment imposed on a person convicted of a crime) :: straff {m}
sentence {n} (grammatically complete series of words consisting of a subject and predicate) :: setning {c}
sentence {v} (declare a sentence on a convicted person) :: dømme
sentient {adj} (conscious or aware) :: [Bokmål] sansende
sentimental {adj} (characterized by sentiment, sentimentality or excess emotion) :: [Bokmål] sentimental; [Nynorsk] sentimental
sentry-box {n} (booth for a sentry) :: skilderhus
Seoul {prop} (capital of South Korea) :: [Bokmål] Seoul {n}
separately {adv} (in a separate manner) :: særskilt
separatism {n} (separatism) :: [Bokmål] separatisme
separatist {n} (political separatist) :: [Bokmål] separatist {m}; [Nynorsk] separatist {m}
separatistic {adj} :: [Nynorsk] separatistisk
sepia {n} (cuttlefish) SEE: cuttlefish ::
September {prop} (ninth month of the Gregorian calendar) :: [Bokmål] september {m}; [Nynorsk] september {m}
septic tank {n} (watertight treatment system for domestic sewage) :: [Bokmål] septiktank {m}; [Nynorsk] septiktank {m}
septuagenarian {n} (One who is between the age of 70 and 79) :: [Bokmål] syttiåring {m}
Septuagint {prop} (an ancient translation of the Hebrew Bible into Greek) :: Septuaginta
sequel {n} (a narrative written after another narrative set in the same universe) :: [Bokmål] oppfølger {m}; [Nynorsk] oppfølgar {m}
sequence {n} (in mathematics, an ordered list of objects) :: [Bokmål] følge {m}
sequent {adj} (that comes after) SEE: subsequent ::
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, see also: Serbian) :: [Bokmål] serber {m}
Serbia {prop} (a country in southeastern Europe) :: [Bokmål] Serbia; [Nynorsk] Serbia
Serbia and Montenegro {prop} (former country on the Balkan Peninsula) :: Serbia og Montenegro
Serbian {n} (person from Serbia, see also: Serb) :: [Bokmål] serber {m}; [Nynorsk] serbar {m}
Serbian {n} (the standardized variety of Serbo-Croatian) :: [Bokmål] serbisk {m}; [Nynorsk] serbisk {m}
Serbian {adj} (pertaining to Serbia and Serbians) :: [Bokmål] serbisk; [Nynorsk] serbisk
Serbian {adj} (pertaining to the Serbian language) :: serbisk
Serbian {n} (Serb) SEE: Serb ::
Serbo-Croatian {n} (South Slavic language) :: [Bokmål] serbokroatisk {m} {n}; [Nynorsk] serbokroatisk {m}
Serbo-Croatian {adj} (pertaining to the Serbo-Croatian language) :: [Bokmål] serbokroatisk; [Nynorsk] serbokroatisk
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}
series {n} (television or radio program) :: [Bokmål] [TV] fjernsynsserie {m}; [Nynorsk] [TV] fjernsynsserie {m}
series {n} (in analysis: sum of the terms of a sequence) :: rekke {m} {f}
serif {adj} (short line in a font) :: serif
serigraphy {n} (printing method) SEE: screen printing ::
serious {adj} (important; weighty; not trifling; leaving no room for play) :: alvorlig, seriøs
seriously {adv} (speech-act) :: serr, seriøst
seriousness {n} (state of being serious) :: [Bokmål] alvor {n}, alvorlighet {m} {f}, seriøsitet {m}; [Nynorsk] alvor {n}, seriøsitet {m}
sermon {n} (religious discourse) :: [Bokmål] preken {m}; [Nynorsk] preike {f}
serous {adj} (containing, secreting, or resembling serum) :: serøs
serpent {n} :: slange
serve {v} (to work for) :: tjene
serve {v} (to bring food to) :: servere
server {n} (computing: a program which provides services to other programs or users) :: [Bokmål] tjener {m}
server {n} (computing: a computer dedicated to running server programs) :: [Bokmål] tjenermaskin {m}
server {n} :: tjener {m}
Servian {adj} (Serbian) SEE: Serbian ::
Servian {n} (Serbian) SEE: Serbian ::
Servian {prop} (Serbian) SEE: Serbian ::
service {n} (economics: work performed) :: [Bokmål] tjeneste; [Nynorsk] teneste
service {n} (state of being subordinate or employed) :: [Bokmål] tjeneste {m}; [Nynorsk] tenest {m}, teneste {f}
service {n} (set of dishes or utensils) :: [Bokmål] servise {n}
serviceberry {n} (plant) :: blåheggslekta
service provider {n} (company providing a service) :: [Bokmål] tjenesteyter {m}
service station {n} (gas station) SEE: gas station ::
service tree {n} (Sorbus domestica) :: edelrogn
service tree {n} (Sorbus torminalis) SEE: wild service tree ::
serviette {n} (napkin) SEE: napkin ::
set {v} (to put something down) :: putte, sette, plassere, stille
set {v} (to determine) :: bestemme, fastlegge
set {v} (to adjust) :: stille, justere
set {v} (to arrange with dishes and cutlery) :: dekke
set {v} (to introduce) :: introdusert
set {v} (to locate, to backdrop) :: sette, plassere
set {v} (to compile, to make (a crossword)) :: sette sammen
set {v} (to prepare (a stage or film set)) :: stille opp
set {v} (to solidify) :: stivne, størkne
set {v} (of a heavenly body: to disappear below the horizon) :: gå ned
set {v} (to sit) SEE: sit ::
set {n} (badger’s home) SEE: sett ::
set {n} (plural: set theory) SEE: set theory ::
set aside {v} (separate and reserve for a specific purpose) :: [Bokmål] tilsidesette
set aside {v} (declare something invalid) :: [Bokmål] tilsidesette
setback {n} (obstacle) :: [Bokmål] tilbakeslag {n}; [Nynorsk] tilbakeslag {n}
set forth {v} (to start) SEE: start ::
Seth {prop} (the third son of Adam and Eve) :: Set
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}
sett {n} (home of a badger) :: grevlinghi {n}
set theory {n} (mathematical theory of sets) :: mengdelære
setting {n} (placement of a control) :: [Bokmål] innstilling {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] innstilling {f}
settle {v} (to fix one's dwelling) :: [Bokmål] bosette
settlement {n} (community of people living together) :: [Bokmål] bosetning {m} {f}
settlement agreement {n} (agreement) :: forlik, forliksavtale
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 {num} (cardinal number 7) :: sju, syv
seven {n} (the figure seven) :: sjutall {n}, syvtall {n}
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}, sjuendedagsadventist {m}; [Nynorsk] sjuandedagsadventist {m}
seventieth {adj} (ordinal form of the number seventy (70)) :: [Bokmål] syttiende
seventy {num} (cardinal number) :: sytti
seventy-nine {num} (79) :: syttini
seventysomething {n} (septuagenarian) SEE: septuagenarian ::
several {determiner} (consisting of a number more than two, but not very many) :: [Bokmål] flere, fler
Sevettijärvi {prop} (village in Finland) :: Sevettijärvi; [Bokmål] Sevettijärvi; [Nynorsk] Sevettijärvi
Seville {prop} (city in Andalusia, Spain) :: [Bokmål] Sevilla {f}; [Nynorsk] Sevilla {f}
sew {v} ((transitive) use a needle) :: [Bokmål] sy; [Nynorsk] sy
sew {v} ((intransitive) 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}
sewing {n} (action of the verb to sew) :: [Bokmål] sying {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] sying {f}
sewing circle {n} (social meeting of women for sewing and talking) :: 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}
sexagenarian {adj} (in one's seventh decade) :: [Bokmål] sekstiårig, 60-årig; [Nynorsk] sekstiårig, 60-årig, sekstiårs
sexagenarian {n} (a person who is between the ages of 60 and 69) :: [Bokmål] sekstiåring {m}, 60-åring {m}; [Nynorsk] sekstiåring {m}, 60-åring {m}
sex economy {n} :: seksualøkonomi
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}; [Nynorsk] seksualforbrytar {m}
sexology {n} (study of sex and sexuality) :: sexologi {m}
sex position {n} (sex position) :: [Bokmål] samleiestilling {c}
sext {n} (noon) SEE: noon ::
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 frustration {n} (agitation felt by an individual whose sexual satisfaction is considerably less than desired) :: [Bokmål] seksuell frustrasjon {m}; [Nynorsk] seksuell frustrasjon {m}
sexual harassment {n} (sexual harassment) :: [Bokmål] seksuell trakassering {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] seksuell trakassering {f}
sexual intercourse {n} (sexual intercourse) SEE: intercourse ::
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} (in a sexual manner) :: [Bokmål] seksuelt; [Nynorsk] seksuelt
sexually {adv} (by means of intercourse) :: [Bokmål] seksuelt; [Nynorsk] seksuelt
sexually mature {adj} (able to reproduce) :: [Bokmål] kjønnsmoden; [Nynorsk] kjønnsmoden, kjønnsmogen
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
sexual selection {n} (type of natural selection) :: [Bokmål] seksuell seleksjon {m}, seksuelt utvalg {n}; [Nynorsk] seksuell seleksjon {m}, seksuelt utval {n}
sexy {adj} (having sexual appeal) :: sexy, kjønnslig, seksuell
Seychelles {prop} (country in East Africa) :: [Bokmål] Seychellene; [Nynorsk] Seychellane
Seychellois {n} (Someone from the Seychelles of Seychellois descent) :: [Bokmål] seycheller {m}
shackle {n} (restraint fit over an appendage) :: jern {n}
shackle {n} (a U-shaped piece of metal) :: [Bokmål] sjakkel {m}; [Nynorsk] sjakkel {m}
shadbush {n} (serviceberry) SEE: serviceberry ::
shade {n} (variety of color) :: [Bokmål] nyanse {m}; [Nynorsk] nyanse {m}
shadow {n} (dark image projected onto a surface) :: skygge {m}
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 {v} (to have sexual intercourse with) :: knulle
shag {n} (act of sexual intercourse) :: knull {n}
shah {n} (king of Persia) :: sjah
shahada {n} (Islamic declaration of belief) :: sjahádah, shahada, shahada, shahadah
shaheed {n} (martyr) SEE: martyr ::
shake {v} (transitive: to cause to move) :: riste
shake {v} (to move one's head from side to side) :: riste; [Bokmål] ryste
shake {v} (transitive: to disturb emotionally) :: [Bokmål] ryste
shake {v} (intransitive: to shake hands) :: handhilse; [Bokmål] håndhilse
shake {v} (intransitive: to dance) :: shake
shake {v} :: riste
shake {n} (beverage made of ice cream and carbonated drink) SEE: float ::
shake hands {v} (grasp another person's hands) :: [Bokmål] håndhilse, handhilse; [Nynorsk] handhelsa, handhelse
Shakespearean sonnet {n} (type of sonnet) :: engelsk sonett {m}
shale {n} (sedimentary rock) :: [Bokmål] leirskifer {m}; [Nynorsk] leirskifer {m}
shale gas {n} (natural gas) :: [Bokmål] skifergass {m}; [Nynorsk] skifergass {m}
shall {v} (indicating the simple future tense) :: skal
shall {v} (indicating determination or obligation) :: skulle
shall {v} (in questions to suggest a possible future action) :: skulle
shallot {n} (vegetable in the onion family) :: sjalottløk {m}
shallow {adj} (having little depth and significantly less deep than wide) :: [Bokmål] flat, lav, grunn; [Nynorsk] flat, lav, grunn
shallow {adj} (extending not far downward) :: [Bokmål] grunn; [Nynorsk] grunn
shallow {adj} (concerned mainly with superficial matters) :: [Bokmål] overfladisk, overflatisk; [Nynorsk] overflatisk
shallow {adj} (lacking interest or substance) :: [Bokmål] overfladisk, overflatisk; [Nynorsk] overflatisk
shame {n} (uncomfortable or painful feeling) :: skam
shame {n} (something to regret) :: [Bokmål] synd {m}; [Nynorsk] synd {f}
shameful {adj} (causing or meriting shame or disgrace) :: skamfull
shame on you {interj} (expression of disapproval) :: skam deg
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}
shape {n} (appearance or outline) :: [Bokmål] form {m} {f}
shapeshifter {n} (creature capable of changing its appearance) SEE: shape-shifter ::
shape-shifter {n} (a person who can transform) :: [Bokmål] hamløper {m}; [Nynorsk] hamløypar {m}
shard {n} (piece of glass or pottery) :: [Bokmål] skår {n}; [Nynorsk] skar {n}
share {n} (financial instrument) :: aksje {m}
share {v} (to give) :: dele
share {n} (plowshare) SEE: plowshare ::
share capital {n} (part of a company's capital) :: [Bokmål] aksjekapital {m}; [Nynorsk] aksjekapital {m}
shareholder {n} (one who owns shares of stock) :: aksjonær, aksjeeier
shareowner {n} (shareholder) SEE: shareholder ::
shari'a {n} (Islamic religious law) :: sharia
shark {n} (fish) :: [Bokmål] hai {m}; [Nynorsk] hai {m}
sharp {adj} (able to cut easily) :: skarp
sharp {adj} (intelligent) :: skarp, smart
sharp {adj} (pointed, able to pierce easily) :: spiss
sharp {adj} (of a note, played a semitone higher than usual) :: -iss
sharp {adj} (intense and sudden (of pain)) :: skarp
sharpen {v} (to make sharp) :: [Bokmål] skjerpe, kvesse, hvesse; [Nynorsk] skjerpe, kvesse
sharply {adv} (in a sharp manner) :: [Bokmål] skarpt
sharpness {n} (cutting ability of an edge) :: [Bokmål] skarphet {m} {f}
sharpness {n} (of an image) :: [Bokmål] skarphet {m} {f}
sharp-shinned hawk {n} (a small hawk) :: tverrhalehauk {m}
shashlik {n} (skewered dish) :: sjasjlyk
shave {v} (to remove hair from) :: [Bokmål] barbere, rake; [Nynorsk] barbera, raka
shave {v} :: barbere
shaver {n} (boy) SEE: boy ::
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}
she- {prefix} (the prefix she- for a female animal or a woman) :: [Bokmål] hunn, hun, hunn-, hun-; [Nynorsk] ho, ho-
shea butter {n} (fat extracted from the fruit of the shea tree) :: [Bokmål] sheasmør {n}
sheaf {n} (mathematical construct) :: knippe {n}
shear {v} (to cut) :: klippe
shear {v} (to remove the fleece from a sheep) :: klippe
shear {v} (to deform because of shearing forces) :: klippe
shear {n} (a cutting tool similar to scissors) :: bøylesaks {c}
shear {n} (the act of shearing, or something removed by shearing) :: klipp {m}
shear {n} (a force that produces a shearing strain) :: klipp {n}
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-bear {n} (a female bear) :: binne {f}
shebop {v} (masturbate) SEE: masturbate ::
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}
shed {v} (to part or divide) :: [Bokmål] skille
shed {v} (to cast off, to let fall, be divested of) :: [Bokmål] kvitte seg med [part with; dispose of; get rid of]
shed {v} (to pour; to make flow) :: [Bokmål] gyte, utgyte
shed {v} (to allow to flow or fall) :: [Bokmål] felle
shed {v} (to radiate, cast, give off) :: [Bokmål] kaste
shed {n} (temporary structure to shelter something) :: skur {m}
sheep {n} (animal) :: sau {m}, får {n}
sheepdog {n} (dog used for herding sheep) :: fårehund {c}
sheer {adj} (pure) SEE: pure ::
sheer {adj} (very thin or transparent) :: [Bokmål] gjennomskinnelig
sheer {adj} (straight up and down; vertical; perpendicular) :: [Bokmål] rett, vertikal, bratt
sheesh {interj} (An expression of exasperation) :: jøss, jøsses
sheet {n} (sheet of paper) :: papir; [Bokmål] ark {n}, blad {n}; [Nynorsk] ark {n}
sheet {n} (bedsheet) SEE: bedsheet ::
sheet of paper {n} (piece of loose paper) :: [Bokmål] papirark {n}; [Nynorsk] papirark {n}
sheik {n} (leader of an Arab village, family or small tribe) :: [Bokmål] sjeik {m}; [Nynorsk] sjeik {m}
sheik {n} (Islamic religious clergy) :: [Bokmål] sjeik {m}; [Nynorsk] sjeik {m}
shelf {n} (structure) :: [Bokmål] hylle {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] hylle {f}
shelf life {n} (the length of time a product will last without deteriorating) :: [Bokmål] holdbarhet {m} {f}, holdbarhetstid {m} {f}
shell {n} (hard calcareous or chitinous external covering of many invertebrates) :: skjell
shellfish {n} (aquatic food that has a shell) :: [Bokmål] skalldyr {n}; [Nynorsk] skaldyr {n}
shelter {n} (a refuge or other protection) :: ly
sheltered {adj} (protected from wind etc.) :: [Bokmål] beskyttet
shelve {v} (to set aside, quit, or halt) :: [Bokmål] skrinlegge, henlegge
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 ::
Shetlander {n} (person from the Shetland Islands) :: [Bokmål] shetlender {m}, shetlending {m}; [Nynorsk] shetlendar {m}, shetlending {m}, hjaltlending {m}
Shetland Islands {prop} (group of islands) :: [Bokmål] Shetlandsøyene; [Nynorsk] Shetlandsøyane, Shetlandsøyene
Shetland pony {n} (small horse) :: [Bokmål] shetlandsponni {m}; [Nynorsk] shetlandsponni {m}
she-wolf {n} (female wolf) :: [Bokmål] ulvinne {m} {f}, hunnulv {m}, vargtik {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] ulveho {f}, vargtik {f}
shield {n} (lavatory) SEE: toilet ::
shield {n} (outhouse) SEE: outhouse ::
shield {n} (armor) :: skjold {n}
shield {n} (anything that protects or defends) :: skjold, skjerm {m}, vern
shield {v} (to protect, to defend) :: skjerme, verne
shield {n} (toilet seat) SEE: toilet seat ::
shielded {adj} (provided with a shield) :: [Bokmål] skjermet
shielded {adj} (protected) :: [Bokmål] skjermet
shift {n} (type of women's undergarment) SEE: slip ::
shift {n} (change of workers) :: [Bokmål] skift {n}; [Nynorsk] skift {n}
shimmer {v} (to shine with a veiled light; to gleam faintly; to glisten; to glimmer) :: skimre, skimra
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 {v} (to emit light) :: lyse; [Bokmål] skinne; [Nynorsk] skine
shine {n} (slang: moonshine) SEE: moonshine ::
shine {n} (sunshine) SEE: sunshine ::
shiner {n} (black eye) SEE: black eye ::
shingles {n} (herpes zoster) :: helvetesild
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}
shipbuilding {n} (construction of ships) :: [Bokmål] skipsbygging {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] skipsbygging {f}
shipment {n} (load of goods) :: [Bokmål] forsendelse {m}
shipowner {n} (someone who owns a ship) :: [Bokmål] skipseier {m}, reder {m}, skipsreder {m}
shipping company {n} (company) :: [Bokmål] rederi {n}; [Nynorsk] reiarlag {n}
shipwreck {n} (A ship that has sunk or run aground so that it is no longer seaworthy.) :: [Bokmål] skipsvrak {n}; [Nynorsk] skipsvrak {n}
shipwreck {n} (An event where a ship sinks or runs aground.) :: [Bokmål] skipsvrak {n}; [Nynorsk] skipsvrak {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
shirk {v} (avoid a duty) :: skulke
shirt {n} (article of clothing) :: [Bokmål] skjorte {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] skjorte {f}
shit {n} :: dritt {m}, skitt {m}, avføring {m}, bæsj {m}, skit {m}, møkk {c}, ekskrement {n}, lort {m}
shit {n} (definite plural: diarrhea) :: diaré {m}
shit {n} (not anything, nothing) :: en dritt
shit {v} :: skite, bæsje
shit {interj} (expression of worry, failure) :: faen!
shit happens {phrase} (expression of acceptance of misfortune) SEE: such is life ::
shithole {n} (anus) SEE: asshole ::
shithole {n} (unpleasant person) SEE: asshole ::
shitter {n} (coarse slang for the anus) SEE: anus ::
shitty {adj} (drunk) SEE: drunk ::
shitty {adj} (high) SEE: high ::
Shlomo {prop} (given name) SEE: Solomon ::
Shoah {prop} (the systematic mass murder of 6 million Jews) SEE: Holocaust ::
shoal {n} (group of fish) SEE: school ::
shoal {n} (sandbank) :: sandbanke {m}
shock {n} (something surprising) :: [Bokmål] sjokk {n}; [Nynorsk] sjokk {n}
shock {n} (life-threatening medical emergency) :: [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} (protective covering for the foot) :: [Bokmål] sko {m}; [Nynorsk] sko {m}
shoe {v} (to put horseshoes on a horse) :: [Bokmål] sko; [Nynorsk] sko
shoe {n} (piece of metal designed to be attached to a horse’s foot) SEE: horseshoe ::
shoebox {n} (box in which shoes are sold) :: [Bokmål] skoeske {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] skoeske {f}
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}
shoe shop {n} (a shop that sells footwear and related items) :: [Bokmål] skobutikk {m}; [Nynorsk] skobutikk {m}
shoe store {n} (shoe shop) SEE: shoe shop ::
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 ::
shofar {n} (ram’s-horn trumpet) :: [Bokmål] sjofar {m}; [Nynorsk] sjofár {m}
shoo {interj} (go away) :: trekk unna
shoot {v} (to fire a shot) :: skyte
shoot {v} (to fire multiple shots) :: skyte
shoot {v} (to hit with a shot) :: skyte
shoot {n} (emerging stem and embryonic leaves of a new plant) :: [Bokmål] skudd {n}; [Nynorsk] skot {n}, skott {n}
shooting {n} (the sport or activity of firing a gun) :: [Bokmål] skyting {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] skyting {f}
shooting range {n} (a facility designed for firearms practice) :: skytebane
shooting star {n} (meteor) :: [Bokmål] stjerneskudd {n}, stjerneskott {n}
shoot oneself in the foot {v} (to act against one's own interest) :: skyte seg selv i foten
shoot oneself in the foot {v} :: skyte seg selv i foten
shoot one's mouth off {v} (make reckless or exaggerated statements) :: [Bokmål] prate dritt, preike skit
shoot the moon {v} (achieve the lowest or highest score possible) :: storeslem
shop {n} (establishment that sells goods) :: butikk {m}, forretning {m}; [Bokmål] butikk {m}; [Nynorsk] butikk {m}
shop {n} (a class taught typically in junior high school, teaching vocational skill) :: sløyd {m}
shop {v} (to visit shops) :: handle, shoppe
shop assistant {n} (shop employee) :: [Bokmål] ekspeditør {m}; [Nynorsk] ekspeditør {m}
shoplifter {n} (one who steals from shops) :: [Bokmål] butikktjuv {m}, butikktyv {m}; [Nynorsk] butikktjuv {m}
shoplifting {n} (action of the verb to shoplift) :: butikktyveri
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 bag {n} (strong bag for carrying purchases) :: [Bokmål] bærepose {m}
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 ::
shop window {n} (large window at the front of a shop) :: butikkvindu {n}
shore {n} (land adjoining a large body of water) :: [Bokmål] bredd
shoreline {n} (the divide between land and water) :: [Bokmål] strandlinje {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] strandlinje {f}, strandline {f}
shortage {n} (lack or deficiency) :: [Bokmål] mangel {m}, underskudd {n}; [Nynorsk] mangel {m}
shortcoming {n} (deficiency) :: [Bokmål] tilkortkommenhet {m} {f}, svakhet {m} {f}, brist {m}
shortcut {n} (path) :: [Bokmål] snarvei {m}
shortcut {n} (method) :: [Bokmål] snarvei {m}
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}
short seller {n} (A person or organization that participates in short selling) :: [Bokmål] shortselger {m}
short selling {n} (The practice of selling items or stock which one does not currently possess) :: [Bokmål] shortsalg {n}, shorting {m} {f}, shorthandel {m}
short-sighted {adj} (myopic) SEE: myopic ::
short-sightedness {n} (disorder of the vision) SEE: nearsightedness ::
short story {n} (work of fiction) :: [Bokmål] novelle {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] novelle {f}
short-tailed weasel {n} (Mustela erminea) SEE: ermine ::
Shoshone {prop} (Amerind people) :: shoshone
shot {n} (small metal balls used as ammunition) :: hagl {n}
shot across the bow {n} (warning) :: [Bokmål] skudd for baugen {n}
shotgun {n} (gun) :: hagle {c}
shot put {n} (athletics event) :: [Bokmål] kulestøt {n}; [Nynorsk] kulestøyt {m}
should {v} (expressing obligation) :: burde
should {v} (expressing likelihood) :: 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 bone {n} (shoulder blade) SEE: shoulder blade ::
shout {n} (a loud burst of voice) :: rop {m}
shout {v} (to utter a sudden and loud outcry) :: rope
shout {v} (to utter with a shout) :: rope
shout {v} (to enter a text message in upper case) :: 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 {v} (to display) :: vise
show {v} (to indicate (a fact) to be true) :: vise
show {n} (broadcast program(me)) :: show {m}, program {m}
showcase {n} (a setting for displaying something favorably) :: PR-jippo {n}
shower {n} (brief fall of rain) :: [Bokmål] byge {m} {f}, regnbyge {m} {f}
shower {n} (device for bathing) :: [Bokmål] dusj {m}; [Nynorsk] dusj {m}
shower {n} (instance of using of this device) :: [Bokmål] dusj {m}; [Nynorsk] dusj {m}
show of hands {n} (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
shredder {n} (machine) :: [Bokmål] makuleringsmaskin {m}; [Nynorsk] makuleringsmaskin {m} {f}
shrew {n} (mouselike animal) :: [Bokmål] spissmus {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] spissmus {f}, skjerd {m}
shrimp {n} (decapod crustacean) :: [Bokmål] reke {m} {f}
shrine {n} (a holy place dedicated to a specific figure of respect) :: skrin, helgenskrin
shrink {v} (transitive: to cause something to shrink) :: krympe
shrithe {v} (to go about, roam) SEE: roam ::
shrive {v} (confess) SEE: confess ::
shroom {n} (mushroom) SEE: mushroom ::
shroud {n} (dress for the dead) :: [Bokmål] svøp {n}, likskjorte {m} {f}, liksvøp {n}
shroud {n} (mast support) :: vant
Shrove Tuesday {n} (day before the beginning of Lent) :: [Bokmål] fetetirsdag {c}, feitetirsdag {c}, feittirsdag {c}, grautatirsdag {c}, hvitetirsdag {c}; [Nynorsk] feitetysdag {c}, feittysdag {c}
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
shut one's trap {v} (shut up) SEE: shut up ::
shutter {n} (protective panels over windows) :: [Bokmål] skodde {m}
shutter {n} (part of a camera) :: [Bokmål] lukker {m}; [Nynorsk] lukkar {m}
shutter speed {n} (time during which the shutter of a camera remains open) :: [Bokmål] lukkertid {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] lukkartid {f}
shuttle {n} (part of a loom) :: skyttel {m}
shuttle {n} (transport service) :: skytteltrafikk
shuttle bus {n} (transport service) :: [Bokmål] skyttelbuss {m}; [Nynorsk] skyttelbuss {m}
shuttlecock {n} (badminton ball) :: [Bokmål] fjærball {m}, høne {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] fjørball {m}, høne {f}
shut up {v} (close (a building) so that no one can enter) :: låse, låse av, stenge
shut up {v} (terminate (a business)) :: avslutte
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} (intransitive: to stop talking or making noise) :: ti stille, holde kjeft
shut up {v} (imperative: "Shut up!", see also: hold one's tongue) :: hold kjeft, hold tåta, kjeften, kjeft, hold munn, hold kjeft
shut up {v} ("I don't believe it!") :: det mener du ikke
shvitz {n} (sweat) SEE: sweat ::
shy {adj} (reserved) :: sjenert
shylock {v} (to lend at exorbitant rates) :: [Bokmål] ågre; [Nynorsk] ågre
shylock {n} (loan shark) SEE: loan shark ::
Siamese fighting fish {n} (a freshwater fish) :: siamesisk kampfisk
sib {n} (sibling) SEE: sibling ::
sib {n} (kinsman) SEE: kinsman ::
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) :: [Bokmål] siciliansk; [Nynorsk] siciliansk
Sicilian {prop} (language) :: siciliansk {m}
Sicilian {n} (person) :: [Bokmål] sicilianer {m}; [Nynorsk] sicilianar {m}
Sicilian {n} (chess opening) SEE: Sicilian Defence ::
Sicilian Defence {n} (chess opening) :: [Bokmål] siciliansk {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] siciliansk opning {f}
Sicily {prop} (island) :: [Bokmål] Sicilia {f}; [Nynorsk] Sicilia {f}
sick {n} (sick people) :: syke
sick {adj} (ill) SEE: ill ::
sickle {n} (agricultural implement) :: sigd {m}
sick leave {n} (a type of leave from work) :: [Bokmål] sykefravær {n}
sick man of Europe {prop} (Ottoman Empire) :: Europas syke mann
sickness {n} (the quality or state of being sick or diseased; illness; disease or malady) :: [Bokmål] sykdom {m}, sjukdom {m}; [Nynorsk] sjukdom {m}
side {n} (bounding straight edge of an object) :: side {m}, kant {m}
side {n} (flat surface of an object) :: side
side {n} (left or right half) :: side
side {n} (surface of a sheet of paper) :: 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} (group having a particular allegiance in a war) :: side {c}
side {n} (television channel) SEE: channel ::
sideboard {n} (sideburns) SEE: sideburns ::
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}
side by side {adv} (literally) :: [Bokmål] side om side, side ved side; [Nynorsk] side om side, side ved side
side cap {n} (military cap) :: båtlue
side effect {n} (unintended consequence of any action) :: bieffekt {m}
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}
sideproduct {n} (byproduct) SEE: byproduct ::
side street {n} (side street) :: [Bokmål] sidegate {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] sidegate {f}
sidewalk {n} (paved footpath) :: [Bokmål] fortau {n}; [Nynorsk] fortau {n}
sidewalk cafe {n} (an outdoor portion of a restaurant) :: [Bokmål] fortaukafé {m}, fortaukafe {m}, fortauskafé {m}, fortauskafe {m}; [Nynorsk] fortauskafé {m}, fortauskafe {m}
sideways {adv} (towards one side) :: [Bokmål] sidelengs, sideveis; [Nynorsk] sidelengs
siding {n} (side track) :: [Bokmål] sidespor {n}; [Nynorsk] sidespor {n}
Sidon {prop} (city state of Phoenicia) :: Sidon
siege {n} (lavatory) SEE: toilet ::
siege {n} (outhouse) SEE: outhouse ::
siege {n} (military blockade of settlement) :: [Bokmål] beleiring {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] omleiring {f}
siege {v} (besiege) SEE: besiege ::
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}, middagshvil {m}, middagskvil {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] siesta {m}, middagskvil {m}, middagskvild {f}
sieve {n} (device to separate larger and smaller objects) :: sikt {c}, såld {c}, sil {c}
sieve {v} :: sikte, sålde
Sif {prop} (wife of Thor) :: Siv
sift {v} (to examine (something) carefully) :: [Bokmål] gjennomgå
sifter {n} (tool for sifting) :: [Bokmål] sil {m}
sigh {n} (act of sighing) :: sukk {n}
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
sigh {v} (to exhale in sighs) :: sukke
sigh {v} (to express by sighs; to utter in or with sighs) :: sukke
sight {n} (something worth seeing) :: [Bokmål] severdighet {m} {f}, turistattraksjon {m}; [Nynorsk] turistattraksjon {m}
sight {n} (eyesight) SEE: eyesight ::
sightseeing {n} (tourism) :: [Bokmål] sightseeing {m}; [Nynorsk] sightseeing {f}
sight unseen {adj} (not seen beforehand) :: [Bokmål] usett; [Nynorsk] usett
sigil {n} (seal, signature or signet) :: segl {n}
sign {n} (visible indication) :: [Bokmål] tegn {n}; [Nynorsk] teikn {n}
sign {n} (flat object bearing a message) :: [Bokmål] skilt {n}; [Nynorsk] skilt {n}
sign {n} (math: positive or negative polarity) :: [Bokmål] fortegn {n}; [Nynorsk] forteikn {n}
sign {n} (linguistic unit in sign language) :: [Bokmål] tegn; [Nynorsk] teikn {n}
sign {n} (sign language in general[sign language, see also: ) :: [Bokmål] tegnspråk {n}; [Nynorsk] teiknspråk {n}
sign {n} (omen, see also: omen) :: [Bokmål] tegn {n}; [Nynorsk] teikn {n}
sign {n} (meaningful gesture) :: [Bokmål] tegn; [Nynorsk] teikn {n}
sign {n} (any of several specialized non-alphabetic symbols) :: [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} (sign made to give notice) :: [Bokmål] signal {n}; [Nynorsk] signal {n}
signal {n} (device to give indication) :: [Bokmål] signal {n}; [Nynorsk] signal {n}
signal {n} (telecommunication: electric or electromagnetic action that conveys information) :: [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}
significant wave height {n} (measure of wave height) :: [Bokmål] signifikant bølgehøyde {m}; [Nynorsk] signifikant bølgjehøgd {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 {n} (lack of any sound) :: ro {m}, taushet {m}, togn; [Bokmål] stillhet {m} {f}
silence {v} (to make something silent) :: roe
silence {interj} (be silent) :: stille!, hysj!
silencer {n} (attachment) :: [Bokmål] lyddemper {m}, (vehicles, boats) lydpotte {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] lyddempar {m}, (vehicles, boats) lydpotte {f}
silent {adj} (free from sound or noise; absolutely still; perfectly quiet) :: [Bokmål] lydløs
silent {adj} (not pronounced; having no sound; quiescent) :: stum
silent {adj} (to refrain from speaking) SEE: be silent ::
silently {adv} (in a silent manner; making no noise) :: stille; [Bokmål] lydløst
Silesia {prop} (region) :: [Bokmål] Schlesien {n}; [Nynorsk] Schlesien {n}
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) :: [Bokmål] silikat {n}; [Nynorsk] 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} (fiber) :: [Bokmål] silke {m}; [Nynorsk] silke {m}
silk {n} (fabric) :: [Bokmål] silke {m}; [Nynorsk] silke {m}
silk-screen printing {n} (screen printing) SEE: screen printing ::
silkworm {n} (caterpillar) :: silkeorm; [Bokmål] silkeorm {m}; [Nynorsk] silkeorm {m}
sill {n} (base of a window) :: vinduskarm {m}
silly {adj} (irresponsible, showing irresponsible behaviors) :: tullete, fjollete
silly season {n} (period when news media tend to place increased emphasis on reporting bizarre stories) :: [Bokmål] agurktid; [Nynorsk] agurktid
silo {n} (vertical building for storing grain) :: [Bokmål] silo {m}; [Nynorsk] silo {m}
silovik {n} (former member of the security services and the military, any power structure (Russia)) :: silovik
silt {n} (fine earth deposited by water) :: [Bokmål] silt {m}; [Nynorsk] silt {m}
silver {n} (metal) :: [Bokmål] sølv {n}; [Nynorsk] sylv {n}, sølv {n}
silver {n} (color/colour) :: sølv
silverfish {n} (type of bristletail) :: sølvkre
silver-grey {adj} (colour) :: [Bokmål] sølvgrå; [Nynorsk] sylvgrå, sølvgrå
silvern {adj} (made from silver) SEE: silver ::
silver nitrate {n} (silver salt of nitric acid, AgNO3) :: [Bokmål] sølvnitrat {n}; [Nynorsk] sølvnitrat {n}
silver paper {n} (aluminium foil) :: [Bokmål] sølvpapir {n}; [Nynorsk] sølvpapir {n}
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}
similarness {n} (similarity) SEE: similarity ::
simmer {v} ((intransitive) to cook or undergo heating slowly) :: [Bokmål] trekke
simmer {v} ((transitive) to cause to cook or undergo heating slowly) :: [Bokmål] trekke
Simon {prop} (biblical characters) :: Simon
Simon {prop} (male given name) :: Simon
Simon says {n} (children's game) :: Kongen befaler
simple past {n} (the simple past tense) :: [Bokmål] preteritum {n}; [Nynorsk] preteritum {n}
simplification {n} (act of simplifying) :: [Bokmål] forenkling {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] forenkling {f}
simplified {adj} (made simpler) :: [Bokmål] forenklet, forenkla; [Nynorsk] forenkla
Simplified Chinese {prop} (Chinese written using simplified characters) :: [Bokmål] forenklet kinesisk {m}, forenkla kinesisk {m}; [Nynorsk] forenkla kinesisk {m}
simplify {v} (to make simpler) :: [Bokmål] forenkle; [Nynorsk] forenkle, forenkla
simplify {v} (to become simpler) :: forenkles
simply {adv} (in a simple manner) :: rett og slett, ganske enkelt, intet mindre enn; [Bokmål] simpelthen
simultaneous {adj} (occurring at the same time) :: samtidig, samstundes
simultaneously {adv} (occurring at the same time) :: [Nynorsk] samstundes
sin {n} (violation of religious law) :: synd
sin {v} (to commit a sin) :: [Bokmål] synde
since {prep} (from (time)) :: siden
since {conj} (from the time that) :: siden
since {conj} (because) :: siden, fordi, da
sincere {adj} (earnest) :: oppriktig
sine {n} (trigonometric function) :: sinus {m}
sinew {n} (cord or tendon of the body) SEE: tendon ::
sinful {adj} (evil) SEE: evil ::
sinful {adj} (constituting sin) :: syndig
sing {v} (to produce harmonious sounds with one’s voice) :: synge; [Nynorsk] syngja
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 bed {n} (bed for one person) :: [Bokmål] enkeltseng {m} {f}
single celled {adj} (consisting of one cell) SEE: unicellular ::
single-lens reflex {n} (of a camera allowing one to view through the same lens used to take a photograph) :: [Bokmål] speilreflekskamera {n}
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}
singsong {n} (a piece of verse with a simple, song-like rhythm) :: allsang {m}
singsong {n} (an informal gathering at which songs are sung; a singing session) :: allsang {m}
singular {adj} (being only one of larger population) :: [Bokmål] enkelt; [Nynorsk] einskild, einstaka, enkelt
Sinhala {n} (language) SEE: Sinhalese ::
Sinhalese {adj} (of or pertaining to Sri Lanka) :: [Bokmål] singalesisk; [Nynorsk] singalesisk
Sinhalese {n} (Sinhalese person) :: [Bokmål] singaleser {m}; [Nynorsk] singalesar {m}
Sinhalese {n} (the language) :: [Bokmål] singalesisk {m}; [Nynorsk] singalesisk {m}
sinicization {n} (process of sinicising) :: sinifisering
sink {v} (descend into liquid, etc) :: synke
sink {v} (cause (ship, etc) to sink) :: senke
sink {n} (basin) :: [Bokmål] vask {m}, vaskekum {m}; [Nynorsk] vask {m}, vaskekum {m}
sink {n} (sinkhole) SEE: sinkhole ::
sinkhole {n} (geology: hole formed in soluble rock) :: [Bokmål] jordfallshull {n}, synkehull {n}
Sinosphere {n} (regions in East Asia influenced by Chinese culture) :: Sinosfæren
sinusitis {n} (inflammation) :: [Bokmål] bihulebetennelse {m}, biholebetennelse; [Nynorsk] bihólebetennelse {m}, biholebetennelse {m}
sir {n} (address to any male, especially if his name or proper address is unknown) :: [Bokmål] herre {m}
Sirius {prop} :: Hundestjernen
sirloin {n} (cut of beef) :: [Bokmål] ytrefilet {m}
sirup {n} (syrup) SEE: syrup ::
sissy {n} (a timid, unassertive or cowardly person) :: Pyse
sister {n} (woman or girl having the same parents) :: søster {c}, storesøster [elder], lillesøster [younger]
sister-in-law {n} (wife's sister) :: [Bokmål] svigerinne {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] svigerinne {f}, versyster {f}, versøster {f}
sister-in-law {n} (husband's sister) :: [Bokmål] svigerinne {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] svigerinne {f}, versyster {f}, versøster {f}
sister-in-law {n} (brother's wife) :: [Bokmål] svigerinne {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] svigerinne {f}, versyster {f}, versøster {f}
sister-in-law {n} (wife's brother's wife) :: [Bokmål] svigerinne {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] svigerinne {f}, versyster {f}, versøster {f}
sister-in-law {n} (husband's brother's wife) :: [Bokmål] svigerinne {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] svigerinne {f}, versyster {f}, versøster {f}
sister ship {n} (ship built to the same design) :: [Bokmål] søsterskip {n}; [Nynorsk] systerskip {n}, søsterskip {n}
sit {v} (of a person, be in a position in which the upper body is upright and the legs are supported) :: sitte
sit {v} (move oneself into such a position) :: sette seg
sit {v} (of an object: occupy a given position permanently) :: sitte
sit {v} :: sitte
site map {n} (webpage that lists the contents of a website) :: sideoversikt {m}, sidekart {n}
sitting room {n} (living room) SEE: living room ::
situated {adj} (located in a specific place) :: [Bokmål] beliggende
situation comedy {n} (episodic comedy television program, see also: sitcom) :: [Bokmål] situasjonskomedie {m}; [Nynorsk] situasjonskomedie {m}
six {num} (cardinal number) :: seks
six-pack {n} (set of six beverage cans) :: [Bokmål] sekspakning {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] sekspakning {f} {m}
sixteen {num} (cardinal number 16) :: seksten
sixteenth {num} (the ordinal form of the number sixteen) :: sekstende
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
sixtysomething {n} (sexagenarian) SEE: sexagenarian ::
size {n} (dimensions or magnitude of a thing) :: [Bokmål] størrelse {m}; [Nynorsk] størrelse {m}
size {n} (a specific set of dimensions for clothing) :: [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} (person who skates) :: [Bokmål] skøyteløper {m}
skater {n} (insect) SEE: water strider ::
skating rink {n} (frozen surface for skating) :: skøytebane {m}
skedaddle {v} (move or run away quickly) :: [Bokmål] stikke av, pigge av, stikke
skeeter {n} (mosquito) SEE: mosquito ::
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} (quick freehand drawing) :: [Bokmål] skisse
sketch {n} (brief musical, dramatic or literary work etc.) :: [Bokmål] sketsj {m}; [Nynorsk] sketsj {m}
sketch {n} (lookout) SEE: lookout ::
sketchy {adj} (Of questionable or doubtful quality) :: tvilsom
skewer {n} (pin used to secure food during cooking) :: [Bokmål] spyd {n}; [Nynorsk] spyd {n}
ski {n} (one of a pair of long flat runners designed for gliding over snow) :: [Bokmål] ski {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] ski {f}
ski {v} (to move on skis) :: gå på ski
skier {n} (someone who practices skiing) :: [Bokmål] skiløper {m}, skiløperske {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] skilaupar {m}, skiløpar {m}, skiløypar {m}
skiing {n} (sport or activity) :: [Bokmål] skiidrett {m}, skiløping {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] skiidrett {m}, skilauping {f}, skiløping {f}
skijoring {n} :: skikjøring
ski jump {n} (ramp) :: [Bokmål] hoppbakke {m}; [Nynorsk] hoppbakke {m}
ski jump {n} (course) :: [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}
skillet {n} (pan for frying) :: [Bokmål] stekepanne {m}, steikepanne {m} {f}
skim {v} (read quickly, skipping some detail) :: skumlese, skumme
skimble-skamble {adj} (confused, chaotic, disorderly) SEE: chaotic ::
skimmed milk {n} (skim milk) SEE: skim milk ::
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 protective of the body of a person or animal) :: hud {m}, skinn {n}, ham {m}
skin {n} (skin and fur of an animal used by humans) :: [Bokmål] skinn {n}; [Nynorsk] skinn {n}
skin {n} (rolling paper for cigarettes) :: [Bokmål] sigarettpapir {n}; [Nynorsk] sigarettpapir {n}
skin {n} :: [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}
skinny-dip {v} (swim in the nude) :: nakenbade
skip {v} (to omit or disregard intermediate items or stages) :: [Bokmål] hoppe over, droppe; utelate; [Nynorsk] hoppe over, droppe; utelate
skip {v} (not to attend) :: [Bokmål] droppe, skulke; [Nynorsk] droppe, skulke
skipper {n} (master of a ship) :: [Bokmål] kaptein {m}, skipper {m}; [Nynorsk] kaptein {m}, skipper {m}
skipper {n} (captain of sports team) :: [Bokmål] kaptein {m}; [Nynorsk] kaptein {m}
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 run {n} (trail or slope for skiing) :: [Bokmål] skiløype {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] skiløype {f}
ski slope {n} (slope for skiing) :: [Bokmål] skibakke {m}; [Nynorsk] skibakke {m}
ski tow {n} (type of ski lift) :: [Bokmål] skitrekk {n}; [Nynorsk] skitrekk {n}
ski track {n} (trail from/for skis) :: [Bokmål] skispor {n}, skiløype {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] skispor {n}, skiløype {f}
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 ::
skua {n} (predatory seabird of the family Stercorariidae) :: [Bokmål] jo {m}; [Nynorsk] jo {m}
skulduggery {n} (devious device or trick) :: [Bokmål] skurkestrek {m}; [Nynorsk] skurkestrek {m}
skull {n} (bones of the head: cranium and mandible) :: skalle {m}, skolt {m}, haus {m}; [Bokmål] hjerneskalle {m}, hodeskalle {m}; [Nynorsk] hovudskalle {m}, skult {m}
skull {n} (death's-head, skull) :: [Bokmål] dødninghode {n}, hodeskalle {m}; [Nynorsk] daudingskalle {m}, daudinghovud {n}
skullduggery {n} (deceptive activities) SEE: skulduggery ::
skunk {n} (animal) :: skunk {m}, stinkdyr {n}
sky {n} (atmosphere above a point) :: himmel {m}
sky {n} (specific view, condition) :: himmel {m}
sky {n} (heaven) :: himmel {m}
sky blue {adj} (light blue, see also: dark blue; blue) :: lyseblå
skyclad {adj} (nude) SEE: nude ::
sky-high {adj} (extremely tall) :: [Bokmål] skyhøy, skyhøg; [Nynorsk] skyhøg
sky-high {adj} (excessive, exorbitant) :: [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}
slacken {v} (to make less taut) SEE: loosen ::
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]
slalom {n} (sports) :: slalåm {m}
slalom {v} (to race in a slalom) :: kjøre slalåm, stå slalåm
slander {n} (false or unsupported spoken malicious statement) :: bakvaskelse {m}
slang {n} (cant) SEE: cant ::
slant {n} (typography: slash) SEE: slash ::
slap {n} (A blow dealt with the open hand) :: ørefik {m}, en over kjeften
slap {v} (to give a slap) :: fike, slå
slapdash {adj} (done hastily) :: forhasta
slash {n} (typography: / symbol) :: skråstrek {m}
slash and burn {n} (technique) :: [Nynorsk] bråtebruk
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 massacre people in large numbers) :: massakrere, slakte
slaughter {v} (to kill in a particularly brutal manner) :: 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 forced to perform sexual acts; nonconsensual sex slave) :: sexslave {m}, seksualslave {m}
slavedealing {n} (slave trade) SEE: slave trade ::
slave labour {n} (work performed by slaves) :: [Bokmål] slavearbeid {n}; [Nynorsk] slavearbeid {n}
slave labour {n} (hard work for meagre pay) :: [Bokmål] slavearbeid {n}; [Nynorsk] slavearbeid {n}
slavery {n} (institution or practice of owning human beings) :: [Bokmål] slaveri {n}
slavery {n} :: slaveri
slave trade {n} (traffic in slaves) :: [Bokmål] slavehandel {m}; [Nynorsk] slavehandel {m}
Slavic {adj} (of the Slavs, their culture or languages) :: slavisk
Slavonian grebe {n} (Podiceps auritus) :: [Bokmål] horndykker {m}
Slavonic {adj} (Slavic) SEE: Slavic ::
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 {v} (to rest in state of reduced consciousness) :: sove
sleep {n} (state of reduced consciousness) :: søvn {m}
sleeper {n} (railroad sleeping car) SEE: sleeping car ::
sleeper {n} (railroad tie) SEE: railroad tie ::
sleep in {v} (to sleep late) :: [Bokmål] oversove [sleep past one's customary or planned hour], sove ut [have a good, long sleep]
sleepiness {n} (property of being sleepy) :: [Bokmål] tretthet {m} {f}, trøtthet {m} {f}, søvnighet {m} {f}
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}
sleeping pill {n} (a pill having a soporific effect) :: [Bokmål] sovepille {m} {f}, sovetablett {m}; [Nynorsk] sovepille {f}, sovetablett {m}
sleepless {adj} (absence of sleep) :: [Bokmål] søvnløs
sleeplessness {n} (property of being sleepless) :: [Bokmål] søvnløshet {m} {f}
sleep mode {n} (state of a computer system) :: [Bokmål] dvalemodus {m}; [Nynorsk] dvalemodus {m}
sleep over {v} (to sleep over) :: natte over {m}, overnatte
sleepwalker {n} (somnambulist) SEE: somnambulist ::
sleepwear {n} (nightclothes) SEE: nightclothes ::
sleepy {adj} (feeling the need for sleep) :: trøtt, døsig, søvnig; [Bokmål] trett; [Nynorsk] søvnug
sleet {n} (mixture of rain and snow) :: [Bokmål] sludd {n}; [Nynorsk] sludd {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; [Nynorsk] ermelaus
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}
sleuth {n} (detective) :: detektiv {m}
slice {v} (to cut into slices) :: å skjære
slide {v} (to move in continuous contact with a surface) :: gli, skli
slide {v} (to lose balance) :: gli, skli
slide {v} (to pass along smoothly) :: gli
slide {n} (rubble, earth and stones moving down) :: ras {n}
slide {n} (valve in eg. a trombone) :: sleide {m}
slide fastener {n} (zip fastener) SEE: zip fastener ::
sliding door {n} (door) :: [Bokmål] skyvedør {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] skuvedør {f} skyvedør {f}
slim {adj} (slender) :: slank, tynn
slimy {adj} (like slime; glutinous) :: [Bokmål] slimet, slimete
slingshot {n} (Y-shaped stick) :: sprettert {m}; [Bokmål] sprettert {m}; [Nynorsk] 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
slip of the pen {n} (mistake in handwriting) :: [Bokmål] skrivefeil {m}; [Nynorsk] skrivefeil {m}
slipper {n} (low shoe usually worn indoors) :: [Bokmål] tøffel {m}; [Nynorsk] tøffel {m}
slippery {adj} (of a surface) :: [Bokmål] glatt; [Nynorsk] glatt
slippery {adj} (evasive; difficult to pin down) :: [Bokmål] glatt; [Nynorsk] glatt
slob {n} (lazy, slovenly person) :: slask
sloe {n} :: slåpetorn
sloe {n} (tree Prunus spinosa) SEE: blackthorn ::
slogan {n} (phrase associated with a product, used in advertising) :: [Bokmål] slagord {n}
sloop {n} (single-masted sailboat) :: [Bokmål] slupp {m}; [Nynorsk] slupp {m}
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 {n} (language of Slovakia) :: [Bokmål] slovakisk {m}; [Nynorsk] slovakisk {m}
Slovakia {prop} (Slovakia) :: [Bokmål] Slovakia; [Nynorsk] Slovakia
Slovene {adj} (adjective) :: [Bokmål] slovensk; [Nynorsk] slovensk
Slovene {n} (a person) :: [Bokmål] slovener {m}; [Nynorsk] sloven {m}, slovenar {m}
Slovene {n} (the language) :: [Bokmål] slovensk {m}; [Nynorsk] slovensk {m}
Slovenia {prop} (country in Europe) :: Slovenia
Slovenian {adj} (Slovene) SEE: Slovene ::
Slovenian {n} (language) SEE: Slovene ::
Slovenian {n} (person) SEE: Slovene ::
slow {adj} (not quick in motion) :: langsom {m} {f}, langsomt {n}, langsomme {p}
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 ::
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
slurp {v} (eat or drink noisily) :: [Bokmål] slurpe; [Nynorsk] slurpa
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}; [Bokmål] slut {m} {f} [neologism]
slutty {adj} (Of or resembling a slut) :: skjøgete
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 {v} (to strike a child as a form of discipline) SEE: spank ::
smack {n} ((slang) heroin) SEE: horse ::
small {adj} (not large) :: liten
small {adj} (young) :: liten, ung
small {adj} (minuscule or lowercase, referring to written letters) :: [Bokmål] liten; [Nynorsk] liten
small change {n} (a minor or insignificant amount of money) :: [Bokmål] småpenger {p}; [Nynorsk] småpengar {p}
smallest room {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet ::
small game {n} (small hunted animals) :: [Bokmål] småvilt {n}; [Nynorsk] småvilt {n}
smallholding {n} (a piece of land, smaller than a farm) :: [Bokmål] småbruk {n}; [Nynorsk] småbruk {n}
small of the back {n} (lumbar region of the back) :: korsrygg {m}
smallpox {n} (disease) :: [Bokmål] kopper {m-p}; [Nynorsk] koppar {m-p}
small talk {n} (idle conversation) :: [Bokmål] småprat {m} {n}; [Nynorsk] småprat {m} {n}
smart {adj} (exhibiting intellectual knowledge, such as that found in books) :: [Bokmål] smart, klok
smartphone {n} (electronic handheld device) :: smarttelefon {m}
smartwatch {n} (wristwatch) :: [Bokmål] smartklokke {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] smartklokke {f}
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]
smell a rat {v} (to sense something suspicious) :: [Bokmål] ane ugler i mosen
smelter {n} (place where smelting is done) :: [Bokmål] smelteverk {n}; [Nynorsk] smelteverk {n}
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} :: smiley, smilefjes
smith {n} (craftsperson who works metal, see also: blacksmith) :: smed {m}
Smith {prop} (surnames derived from the equivalents of “smith”) :: Smed
smithsonite {n} (mineral) :: smithsonitt, sinkspat
smithy {n} (forge) SEE: forge ::
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 ::
smoke detector {n} (device) :: [Bokmål] røykdetektor {m}, [smoke alarm] røykvarsler {m}; [Nynorsk] røykdetektor {m}, [smoke alarm] røykvarslar {m}
smoked salmon {n} (edible salmon that is cured by smoking) :: [Bokmål] røkelaks {m}
smoker {n} (person who smokes tobacco habitually) :: [Bokmål] røyker {m}, røker {m}; [Nynorsk] røykjar {m}
smoker {n} (apparatus for smoking food) :: røykeri {n}
smokestack {n} (a conduit or group of conduits atop a structure allowing smoke to flow out) SEE: chimney ::
smoking {n} (smoking of tobacco) :: [Bokmål] røyking {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] røyking {f}
smoking jacket {n} (men's jacket to be worn while smoking) :: [Bokmål] røykejakke {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] røykjejakke {f}
smoothly {adv} (in a smooth manner) :: [Bokmål] glatt; [Nynorsk] glatt
smorgasbord {n} (buffet with many small dishes, see also: buffet) :: koldtbord {n}, kaldtbord {n}
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}; [Nynorsk] smuglar {m}
smuggling {n} (an act of smuggling) :: [Bokmål] smugling {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] smugling {f}
smurf {n} (fictional character) :: smurf {c}
smut {n} (promiscuous woman) SEE: slut ::
smut {n} (soot) SEE: soot ::
Smyrna {prop} (city) :: Smyrna
snack {n} (a light meal) :: matbit
snag {n} (problem or difficulty) :: [Bokmål] ulempe
snail {n} (any animal of the class Gastropoda having a shell) :: [Bokmål] snegl {m}, snile {m}; [Nynorsk] snigel {m}
snail mail {n} (postal mail) :: [Bokmål] sneglepost {m}; [Nynorsk] sniglepost {m}
snail's pace {n} (A very slow pace) :: [Bokmål] sneglefart {m}
snake {n} (legless reptile) :: slange {m}, orm {m}
snake {n} (plumbing tool) :: stakefjær {c}
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 {v} (inform on) :: sladre
snitch {n} (informer, usually one who betrays his group) :: sladrehank
snivel {v} (to breathe heavily through the nose; to sniffle) :: snufse
snivel {v} (to whine or complain, whilst crying) :: klynke, bære seg, snufse, tute
snivel {n} (the act of snivelling) :: klynk {n}, snufs {n}, grining {c}, tuting {c}
snivel {n} (nasal mucus; snot) :: snørr {f} or {n}
Sněžka {prop} (mountain) :: Sněžka, Śnieżka
snore {v} (breathe during sleep with harsh noises) :: snorke
snorkel {v} (use a snorkel) :: snorkle
snot {n} (mucus) :: snørr {f} {n}
snot {n} (contemptible child) :: snørrunge {m}
snotty {adj} (dirtied with snot) :: snørret
snotty {adj} (ill-tempered, impertinent) :: [Bokmål] snørrhoven, nebbete
snout {n} (long, projecting nose, mouth, and jaw of a beast) :: tryne {n}; [Bokmål] snute {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] snute {m}
snow {n} (precipitation) :: [Bokmål] snø {m}, sne {m}; [Nynorsk] snø {m}
snow {n} (TV noise) :: snø
snow {n} (collective precipitation) :: snøfall {n}
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) :: [Bokmål] snøballkrig {m}, snøballkamp {m}; [Nynorsk] snøballkrig {m}, snøballkamp {m}
snow-blind {adj} (blinded by abundance of reflected light) :: [Bokmål] snøblind; [Nynorsk] 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}
snow-capped {adj} (covered with snow at the top) :: [Bokmål] snøkledd, snøkledt; [Nynorsk] snøkledd
snowclad {adj} (covered in snow) :: [Bokmål] snøkledd, snøkledt; [Nynorsk] snøkledd
snow cover {n} (snow cover) :: [Bokmål] snødekke {n}; [Nynorsk] snødekke {n}
snow-covered {adj} (covered with snow) :: [Bokmål] snøkledd, snøkledt; [Nynorsk] snøkledd
snowdrift {n} (bank of snow) :: [Bokmål] snøfonn {m} {f}, snødrive {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] snøfonn {f}, snødrive {f}
snowfall {n} (instance of falling of snow) :: [Bokmål] snøfall {n}; [Nynorsk] snøfall {n}
snowflake {n} (crystal) :: snøfnugg
snow-free {adj} (not covered by snow) :: [Bokmål] snøfri; [Nynorsk] snøfri
snow globe {n} (decorative object) :: [Bokmål] snøkule {m}
snow goose {n} (Chen caerulescens) :: [Bokmål] snøgås {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] snøgås {f}
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}, Snødronninga {f}, Snødronningen {f}; [Nynorsk] Snedronninga {f}, Snødronninga {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; [Nynorsk] Snøkvit
snowy {adj} (snow-covered) SEE: snow-covered ::
snuff {n} (fine-ground tobacco) :: [Bokmål] snus {m}; [Nynorsk] snus {m}
snuff {v} (extinguish candle or oil-lamp) :: slukke
snuffbox {n} (small box) :: [Bokmål] snusdåse {m}; [Nynorsk] snusdåse {m}
snus {n} (type of tobacco snuff) :: snus {m}
so {n} (sol) SEE: sol ::
so {conj} (in order that) ::
so {adv} (very) ::
so {adv} (to a particular extent) ::
so {adv} (in a particular manner) :: slik
soaked {adj} (drenched) :: [Bokmål] gjennomvåt; [Nynorsk] gjennomvåt
soaking wet {adj} (extremely wet) :: [Bokmål] klissvåt, gjennomvåt, søkkvåt; [Nynorsk] klissvåt, gjennomvåt, søkkvåt
soap {n} (soap opera) SEE: soap opera ::
soap {n} (substance) :: [Bokmål] såpe {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] såpe {f}
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, så får det bare være
sober {adj} (not drunk) :: [Bokmål] edru; [Nynorsk] edru
so-called {adj} (so named, but wrongly so) :: [Bokmål] såkalt
so-called {adj} (so named) :: [Bokmål] såkalt
soccer {n} (game) :: fotball {m}
soccer field {n} (a playing field on which the game of soccer is played) :: [Bokmål] fotballbane {m}; [Nynorsk] fotballbane {m} {f}
Sochi {prop} (city in Russia) :: Sotsji
social {n} (short for social security benefit) :: sosialen
social {adj} (extroverted or outgoing) :: sosial
social {adj} (relating to society) :: sosial
social anxiety {n} (social anxiety disorder) SEE: social anxiety disorder ::
social anxiety disorder {n} (the most common anxiety disorder) :: [Bokmål] sosial angstlidelse, sosial fobi
social class {n} (class of people) :: [Bokmål] samfunnsklasse {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] samfunnsklasse {m} {f}
social democracy {n} (moderate left-wing political philosophy) :: [Bokmål] sosialdemokrati {n}; [Nynorsk] sosialdemokrati {n}
socialism {n} (political philosophy of social and economic equality) :: [Bokmål] sosialisme {m}; [Nynorsk] sosialisme {m}
socialism {n} (group of socialist political philosophies) :: [Bokmål] sosialisme {m}; [Nynorsk] sosialisme {m}
socialism {n} (intermediate phase of social development) :: [Bokmål] sosialisme {m}; [Nynorsk] 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 network {n} (a network of personal or business contacts on the Internet) :: sosialt nettverk {n}
social phobia {n} (social anxiety disorder) SEE: social anxiety disorder ::
social psychology {n} (study) :: sosialpsykologi {m}
societal {adj} (societal) :: [Bokmål] samfunnsmessig
society {n} (group of people sharing culture) :: samfunn {n}
society {n} (group of persons who meet from time to time to engage in a common interest) :: [Bokmål] forening {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] foreining {f}
Socinian {adj} (pertaining to the Socinians) :: sociniansk {m}
socio- {prefix} (socio-) :: [Bokmål] sosio-; [Nynorsk] sosio-
socioeconomic {adj} (of or pertaining to social and economic factors) SEE: socio-economic ::
socio-economic {adj} (pertaining to a combination of social and economic factors) :: [Bokmål] sosioøkonomisk; [Nynorsk] sosioøkonomisk
sociolect {n} (variant of language used by a social group) :: [Bokmål] sosiolekt {m}; [Nynorsk] sosiolekt {m}
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}
sock {n} (covering for the foot) :: sokk {m}
sock {n} (sock puppet) SEE: sock puppet ::
socket {n} (mechanical opening) :: stikkontakt {m}, kontakt {m}
sock puppet {n} (simple puppet made from a sock) :: sokkedukke
Socrates {prop} (Greek philosopher) :: Sokrates
Socratic {adj} (characteristic of the philosopher Socrates) :: [Bokmål] sokratisk
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}
sodium {n} (reactive metal) :: [Bokmål] natrium {n}; [Nynorsk] natrium {n}
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}
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
so far so good {proverb} (up to this point, all is OK) :: [Bokmål] så langt, så godt; [Nynorsk] så langt, så godt
Sofia {prop} (the capital city of Bulgaria) :: [Bokmål] Sofia; [Nynorsk] Sofia
soft {adj} (foolish) SEE: foolish ::
soft {adj} (giving way under pressure) :: svak, myk
soft {adj} (of a cloth) :: myk
soft {adj} (gentle) :: forsiktig
soft {adj} (of a sound) :: myk
soft {adj} (lacking strength or resolve) :: svak
soft {adj} (of water) :: bløt
soft as silk {adj} (soft like silk) :: [Bokmål] silkemyk, silkemjuk; [Nynorsk] silkemjuk
soft-boiled {adj} (of an egg) :: [Bokmål] bløtkokt, blautkokt; [Nynorsk] blautkokt
softcore pornography {n} (form of pornography where the sexual acts are relatively unexplicit) :: [Bokmål] mykporno {m}
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 porn {n} (soft-core pornography) :: [Bokmål] mykporno {m}
soft serve {n} (frozen dessert) :: [Bokmål] softis {m}
software {n} (encoded computer instructions) :: programvare {m} {f}
Sogdiana {prop} (an ancient Iranian-speaking civilization) :: Sogdia
soil {n} (mixture of sand and organic material) :: [Bokmål] jord {m} {f}
soil {n} (mineral or organic material serving as a natural medium for the growth of land plants) :: jordsmonn {n}
soil stack {n} (drain-waste-vent system) :: [Bokmål] soilrør {n}
sol {n} (Martian solar day) :: marsdøgn {n} {n-p}
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}, solcellepanel {n}; [Nynorsk] solfangar {m}, solcellepanel {n}
solar system {n} (any collection of heavenly bodies orbiting a star) :: [Bokmål] solsystem {n}; [Nynorsk] solsystem {n}
solar system {prop} (Solar System) SEE: Solar System ::
Solar System {prop} (the Sun and all the heavenly bodies that orbit around it) :: [Bokmål] solsystem {n}; [Nynorsk] solsystem {n}
solar wind {n} (outflow of charged particles from the solar corona into space) :: solvind {m}
solder {n} (any of various alloys that are used to join small pieces of metal together) :: [Bokmål] loddemetall {n}, loddetråd; [Nynorsk] loddemetall {n}, loddetråd {m}
solder {v} (to join with solder) :: [Bokmål] lodde; [Nynorsk] lodde
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 the foot) :: [Bokmål] såle {m}, fotsåle {m}; [Nynorsk] sole {m}, fotsole {m}
sole {n} (bottom of a shoe or boot) :: [Bokmål] såle {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} (in the solid state) :: fast
solid {adj} (large, massive) :: solid, kraftig
solid {adj} (lacking holes or hollows) :: solid, massiv, kompakt
solid {adj} (extremely filling) :: solid
solid {adj} (strong, unyielding (as of foundations etc)) :: solid, kraftig
solid {adj} (lacking errors or inconsistencies) :: solid
solidarity {n} (unifying bond between individuals with common goal or enemy) :: [Bokmål] solidaritet {m}
solidus {n} (slash) SEE: slash ::
solipsism {n} (theory) :: [Bokmål] solipsisme {m}; [Nynorsk] solipsisme {m}
solitaire {n} (person who lives alone) SEE: solitary ::
solitaire {n} (patience) SEE: patience ::
solitary {adj} (single; individual; sole) :: [Bokmål] ensom
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}
solubility {n} (the condition of being soluble) :: [Bokmål] løselighet {m} {f}
solubility {n} ((chemistry) the amount of a substance that will dissolve in a given amount of a solvent) :: [Bokmål] løselighet {m} {f}
solution {n} (liquid mixture) :: [Bokmål] løsning {m} {f}
solution {n} (an act, plan or other means, used or proposed, to solve a problem.) :: [Bokmål] løsning {m} {f}, løysing {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] løysing {f}
solution {n} (answer to a problem (mathematics)) :: [Bokmål] løsning {m} {f}, løysing {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] løysing {f}
solve {v} (to find an answer or solution) :: [Bokmål] løse
solved {adj} (having a solution) :: løst
solvent {n} (liquid that dissolves a solid, liquid, or gaseous solute) :: løysemiddel {n}, solvent {m}; [Bokmål] løsemiddel {f}, løsningsmiddel {n}; [Nynorsk] løysingsmiddel {f} {n}
Somali {n} (a language) :: [Bokmål] somali {m}, somalisk {m}; [Nynorsk] somali {m}, somalisk {m}
Somali {n} (a person from Somalia or of Somali descent) :: [Bokmål] somalier {m}; [Nynorsk] somaliar {m}
Somali {adj} (pertaining to Somalia) :: [Bokmål] somalisk; [Nynorsk] somalisk
Somalia {prop} (country in the Horn of Africa) :: [Bokmål] Somalia; [Nynorsk] Somalia
Somalian {adj} (pertaining to Somalia) SEE: Somali ::
Somalian {n} (someone from Somalia) SEE: Somali ::
some {pron} (certain number) :: visse {p}; [Bokmål] noen; [Nynorsk] somme {p}, nokon
some {pron} (indefinite quantity or number) :: [Bokmål] noen; [Nynorsk] nokre
some {pron} (indefinite amount, part) :: som {m}, litt
some {determiner} (certain proportion of) :: [Bokmål] visse, noen; [Nynorsk] visse, nokre
some {determiner} (unspecified quantity or number of) :: [Bokmål] noen; [Nynorsk] nokre
some {determiner} (unspecified amount of) :: litt
some {determiner} :: noe (uncountable), noen (countable)
some {adv} (approximately, roughly) :: omtrent
someday {adv} (sometime; at some time in the future) :: [Bokmål] en dag, en eller annen dag
somehow {adv} (in one way or another; in some way not yet known or designated) :: eikorleis
someone {pron} (some person) :: [Bokmål] noen; [Nynorsk] nokon, einkvan
somersault {n} (the act of going head over heels) :: [Bokmål] salto {m}, saltomortale {m}; [Nynorsk] salto {m}, saltomortale {m}
something {pron} (unspecified object) :: [Bokmål] noe; [Nynorsk] noko, eitkvart
something {pron} (talent that is hard to pin down) :: noenting
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 ::
sometime {adv} (at an unstated or indefinite time in the future) :: [Bokmål] en eller annen gang, på et eller annet tidspunkt, før eller senere
sometimes {adv} (on certain occasions, but not always) :: stundom, av og til, tidvis
somewhat {pron} (something) SEE: something ::
somewhat {adv} (limited extent) :: noen lunde
somewhere else {adv} (in some other place) :: [Bokmål] annensteds, annetsteds; [Nynorsk] annanstad, annensted
sommelier {n} (wine steward / stewardess, wine waiter / waitress) :: vinkelner {m}
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}
sonata {n} (a musical composition for one or a few instruments) :: [Bokmål] sonate {m}; [Nynorsk] sonate {m}
song {n} (music with words) :: [Bokmål] sang {m}; [Nynorsk] song {m}
songbird {n} (bird) :: [Bokmål] sangfugl {m}, sanger {m}; [Nynorsk] songfugl {m}
songbook {n} (book) :: [Bokmål] sangbok {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] songbok {f}
Song of Solomon {prop} (book of the Bible) SEE: Song of Songs ::
Song of Songs {prop} (book of the Bible) :: Høgsongen {m}, Høysangen
song sparrow {n} (Melospiza melodia) :: sangspurv
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} (verse form consisting of fourteen lines) :: sonett; [Nynorsk] sonett
son of a bitch {n} (objectionable person) :: drittsekk {m}
Son of Man {prop} (Jesus Christ) :: [Bokmål] Menneskesønnen {m} [definite form]; [Nynorsk] Menneskesonen {m} [definite form]
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) :: [Bokmål] sot {m} {f} {n}; [Nynorsk] sot {f} {n}
soothe {v} (to calm or placate) :: berolige
soothsayer {n} (mantis or rearhorse) SEE: mantis ::
sop {n} (gravy) SEE: gravy ::
Sophia {prop} (female given name) :: Sofia {f}, Sofie {f}
sophisticated {adj} (having obtained worldly experience) :: [Bokmål] sofistikert; [Nynorsk] sofistikert
sophisticated {adj} (complicated, especially of technology) :: [Bokmål] sofistikert; [Nynorsk] sofistikert
sophisticated {adj} (appealing to the tastes of an intellectual) :: [Bokmål] sofistikert; [Nynorsk] sofistikert
Sophocles {prop} (Greek dramatic poet) :: Sofokles {m}
soprano {n} (pitch) :: [Bokmål] sopran {m}; [Nynorsk] sopran {m}
soprano {n} (person or instrument) :: [Bokmål] sopran {m}; [Nynorsk] sopran {m}
soprano saxophone {n} (saxophone smaller than alto) :: sopransaksofon
sorb {n} (wild service tree) SEE: wild service tree ::
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} (regretful for an action or grieved) :: lei
sorry {adj} (poor, regrettable) :: sørgelig
sorry {interj} (expression of regret or sorrow) :: [Bokmål] unnskyld, beklager; [Nynorsk] unnskyld, orsak
sorry {interj} (request to repeat) :: unnskyld
sorry I'm late {phrase} (sorry I'm late) :: [Bokmål] beklager, jeg er sen
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) :: [Bokmål] São Tomé og Príncipe; [Nynorsk] São Tomé og Príncipe
so to speak {adv} (in a manner of speaking) :: mer eller mindre; [Bokmål] så å si
soufflé {n} (baked dish) :: [Bokmål] sufflé {m}; [Nynorsk] sufflé {m}
soul {n} (the spirit or essence of a person that is believed to live on after the person’s death) :: sjel {m} {f}
soul {n} (soul music) :: [Bokmål] soul {m}
soulless {adj} (without a soul) :: [Bokmål] sjelløs; [Nynorsk] sjellaus
soul music {n} (music genre) :: [Bokmål] soul {m}
sound {adj} (healthy) :: sunn, frisk
sound {adj} (complete, solid, or secure) :: stødig
sound {adj} (UK, slang: good or a good thing) :: grei
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 {v} (to produce a sound) :: [Bokmål] lyde
sound {n} (long narrow inlet) :: [Bokmål] sund {n}; [Nynorsk] sund {n}
sound {n} (cuttlefish) SEE: cuttlefish ::
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
sound engineer {n} (one who practices sound engineering) :: [Bokmål] lydmester {m}
soundless {adj} (without sound) :: [Bokmål] lydlaus, lydløs; [Nynorsk] ljodlaus, lydlaus
soundlessly {adv} (soundlessly) :: [Bokmål] lydlaust, lydløst; [Nynorsk] ljodlaust, lydlaust
soundlessness {n} (state or condition of being without sound) :: [Bokmål] lydaushet {m} {f}, lydløshet {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] ljodlausheit {f}, lydlausheit {f}
soundly {adv} (in a thorough manner) :: [Bokmål] grundig; [Nynorsk] grundig
soundness {n} (the state or quality of being sound) :: [Nynorsk] heilskap {m}, traustleik {m}, rettkomenskap {m}, rettvise {f}
soundness {n} (the result or product of being sound) :: [Nynorsk] heilskap {m}, traustleik {m}, rettkomenskap {m}, rettvise {f}
sound post {n} (wooden rod inside a musical instrument) :: [Bokmål] lydpinne {?}, stemmestokk {m}
sound system {n} (electronic system that produces sound) :: [Bokmål] lydanlegg {n}; [Nynorsk] lydanlegg {n}
sound wave {n} (longitudinal wave of pressure transmitted through any plastic material) :: [Bokmål] lydbølge {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] lydbølgje {f}
soup {n} (dish) :: [Bokmål] suppe {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] suppe {f}
souped-up {adj} (drunk, intoxicated) SEE: drunk ::
souped-up {adj} (excited) SEE: excited ::
soupçon {n} (suspicion, suggestion) SEE: suspicion ::
sour {adj} (having an acidic, sharp or tangy taste) :: sur
source {n} (spring etc.) :: [Bokmål] utspring {n}; [Nynorsk] utspring {n}
source {n} ((computing) source code) SEE: source code ::
source code {n} (human-readable instructions in a programming language) :: [Bokmål] kildekode {m}; [Nynorsk] kjeldekode {m}
sour cream {n} (cream which has been treated with a benign bacterium) :: [Bokmål] rømme {m}; [Nynorsk] rømme {m}
sourdough {n} (dough) :: [Bokmål] surdeig {m}; [Nynorsk] 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 {n} (person) :: [Bokmål] sørafrikaner {m}; [Nynorsk] sørafrikan {m}, sørafrikanar {m}
South African {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to South Africa) :: [Bokmål] sørafrikansk; [Nynorsk] sørafrikansk
South African English {n} (English dialect of South Africa) :: [Bokmål] sørafrikansk engelsk
South Asia {prop} (South Asia) :: Sør-Asia
southeast {n} (compass point) :: [Bokmål] sørøst; [Nynorsk] søraust
Southeast Asia {prop} (a subregion of Asia) :: Sørøst-Asia
southeastern {adj} (southeastern) SEE: south-eastern ::
south-eastern {adj} (relating to the south-east) :: [Bokmål] sydøstlig, sørøstlig; [Nynorsk] søraustre
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 Ocean {prop} (the ocean surrounding Antarctica) :: [Bokmål] Sørishavet; [Nynorsk] Sørishavet
Southern Sami {adj} (relating to the Southern Sami people, culture and language) :: [Bokmål] sørsamisk, sydsamisk; [Nynorsk] sørsamisk
Southern Sami {prop} (language) :: [Bokmål] sørsamisk {m}, sydsamisk {m}; [Nynorsk] sørsamisk {m}
southernwood {n} (Artemisia abrotanum) :: abrodd {m}
South Korea {prop} (country in East Asia) :: Sør-Korea, Republikken Korea
South Korean {n} (person from or descended from South Korea) :: [Bokmål] sørkoreaner {m}; [Nynorsk] sørkorean {m}, sørkoreanar {m}
South Korean {adj} (of South Korea) :: [Bokmål] sørkoreansk; [Nynorsk] sørkoreansk
South Ossetia {prop} (South Ossetia) :: Sør-Ossetia
South Sea {prop} (Southern Ocean) SEE: Southern Ocean ::
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}
Southwark {prop} (borough of London) :: [Nynorsk] Sørverk {n}
southwest {n} (compass point) :: [Bokmål] sørvest; [Nynorsk] sørvest
southwester {n} (waterproof hat) SEE: sou'wester ::
South Yemen {prop} (country) :: Sør-Jemen
souvenir {n} (item of sentimental value to remember an event or location) :: [Bokmål] suvenir {m}; [Nynorsk] suvenir {m}
sou'wester {n} (waterproof hat) :: [Bokmål] sydvest {m}; [Nynorsk] sydvest {m}
sovereignty {n} (of a nation: the state of making laws and controlling resources without the coercion of other nations.) :: [Bokmål] suverenitet {m}; [Nynorsk] suverenitet {m}
Soviet Russia {prop} (Russia) SEE: Russia ::
Soviet Russia {prop} (Soviet Union) SEE: Soviet Union ::
Soviet Socialist Republic {prop} (any of the republics belonging to the former Soviet Union, see also: SSR) :: [Bokmål] sovjetrepublikk {m}; [Nynorsk] sovjetrepublikk {m}
Soviet Union {prop} (USSR, see also: Union of Soviet Socialist Republics; USSR) :: [Bokmål] Sovjetunionen; [Nynorsk] 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) ::
so what {interj} (reply of indifference) :: hva så?
soya bean {n} (soybean) SEE: soybean ::
soybean {n} (seed) :: [Bokmål] soyabønne {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] soyabønne {f}
soy milk {n} (a beverage made from soy beans) :: soyamelk {m} {f}
space {n} (while) SEE: while ::
space {n} (area beyond atmosphere of planets) :: [Bokmål] verdensrom {n}; [Nynorsk] verdsrom {n}
space {n} (bounded or specific physical extent) :: [Bokmål] plass {m}; [Nynorsk] plass {m}
space bar {n} (key) :: [Bokmål] mellomromstast {m}; [Nynorsk] mellomromstast {m}
spacecraft {n} (vehicle that travels through space) SEE: spaceship ::
space probe {n} (unmanned space vehicle designed to voyage beyond Earth's orbit) :: romsonde {m}
space-saving {adj} (anything which saves space) :: [Bokmål] plassbesparende
spaceship {n} (vehicle that flies through space) :: romskip {n}; romfartøy {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}
space-time {n} (spacetime) SEE: spacetime ::
spacetime {n} (four dimensional continuum) :: romtid
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 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}
spade {n} (a black person) :: [Bokmål] svarting {m}
spades {n} (spade) SEE: spade ::
spaghetti {n} (informally: any type of pasta) SEE: pasta ::
spaghetti {n} (pasta) :: [Bokmål] spagetti {m}; [Nynorsk] spagetti {m}
spaghetti western {n} (western film produced in Europe by an Italian company) :: spaghetti-western {m}
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 {v} (intransitive) :: sende søppelpost
spam {v} (transitive) :: sende søppelpost
span {n} (spread between supports) :: [Bokmål] spennvidde {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] spennvidd {f}, spennvidde {f}
spangled kookaburra {n} (Dacelo tyro) :: fregnekokaburra
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 {n} (Romance language of Spain and the Americas) :: [Bokmål] spansk {m}; [Nynorsk] spansk {m}
Spanish {n} (people of Spain, collectively) :: [Bokmål] spanjolene {p}
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}
spare part {n} (component kept in reserve) :: [Bokmål] reservedel {m}; [Nynorsk] reservedel {m}
spare time {n} (free time) SEE: free time ::
spark {n} (particle of glowing matter) :: [Bokmål] gnist {m}; [Nynorsk] gneiste {m}
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}
sparkler {n} (hand-held firework) :: [Bokmål] stjerneskudd {n}
sparkling {adj} (of an object) :: glitre
sparkling wine {n} (effervescent wine) :: [Bokmål] musserende vin {m}; [Nynorsk] musserande vin {m}
spark plug {n} (part of an internal combustion engine) :: tennplugg {c}
sparrow {n} :: spurv, gråspurv {m}
sparrow {n} (Passer domesticus) SEE: house sparrow ::
sparrow hawk {n} (Accipiter nisus) SEE: Eurasian sparrowhawk ::
sparrowhawk {n} (Eurasian sparrowhawk) SEE: Eurasian sparrowhawk ::
Sparta {prop} (ancient city-state in southern Greece) :: Sparta
Spartacus {prop} (Thracian name) :: Spartacus
spartan {adj} (austere, lacking luxury) :: [Bokmål] spartansk; [Nynorsk] spartansk
Spartan {adj} (spartan) SEE: spartan ::
Spartan {adj} (of Sparta) :: [Bokmål] spartansk; [Nynorsk] spartansk
spasm {n} (contraction of a muscle) :: [Bokmål] krampe {m}, spasme {m}; [Nynorsk] krampe {m}, spasme {m}
spat {n} (covering worn over a shoe) :: gamasje
spatial {adj} (pertaining to space) :: [Bokmål] romlig
spatula {n} (kitchen utensil for turning and lifting) :: stekespade
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 communicate with one's voice using words) :: snakke
speak {v} (to be able to communicate in a language) :: snakke
speaker {n} (loudspeaker) :: [Bokmål] høyttaler {m}, høytaler {m}, høgtaler {m}; [Nynorsk] høgtalar {m}
speaking in tongues {n} (speaking in tongues; glossolalia) :: [Bokmål] tungetale {m}, glossolali {m}; [Nynorsk] tungetale {m} {f}, glossolali {m}
speaking with tongues {n} (speaking in tongues) SEE: speaking in tongues ::
speak in tongues {v} (speak in a language unknown to the speaker) :: [Bokmål] tale i tunger, glossolalere; [Nynorsk] tale i tunger, glossolalere
speak of the devil {phrase} (expression used when a person mentioned in the current conversation happens to arrive) :: snakke om sola, når man snakker om sola
speak of the devil and he appears {proverb} (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) :: [Bokmål] spyd {n}; [Nynorsk] spyd {n}, spjut {n}
spear {n} :: spyd {n}
spear carrier {n} (person in a play or movie with a minimal part) SEE: walk-on ::
special {adj} (distinguished by a unique or unusual quality) :: spesiell
special {adj} (of particular interest or value; certain; dear; beloved; favored) :: spesiell
specialist {n} (expert) :: spesialist
specialist {n} (physician) :: spesialist
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}
speciesism {n} :: [Bokmål] artssjåvinisme {m}, spesiesisme {m}, artsisme {m}
specification {n} (explicit set of requirements) :: [Bokmål] spesifikasjon {m}; [Nynorsk] spesifikasjon {m}
spectacle {n} (optical instrument) SEE: spectacles ::
spectacles {n} (a pair of lenses set in a frame) :: briller {m-p}
spectacular {adj} (amazing or worthy of special attention) :: [Bokmål] spektakulær; [Nynorsk] spektakulær
spectator {n} (observer) :: [Bokmål] tilskuer {m}; [Nynorsk] tilskodar {m}
spectroscope {n} (optical instrument used for spectrographic analysis) :: [Bokmål] spektroskop {n}; [Nynorsk] spektroskop {n}
spectrum {n} (range of colors) :: [Bokmål] spektrum {n}, spekter {n}; [Nynorsk] spektrum {n}, spekter {n}
speculation {n} (process of thinking or meditation) :: [Bokmål] spekulasjon {m}; [Nynorsk] spekulasjon {m}
speculative {adj} (characterized by speculation; based on guessing or unfounded opinions) :: [Bokmål] spekulativ; [Nynorsk] spekulativ
speech {n} (dialect or language) SEE: dialect ::
speech {n} (vocal communication) :: tale {m}, stemme {m}
speech {n} (an oration, session of speaking) :: [Bokmål] tale {m}
speech balloon {n} (speech balloon) SEE: speech bubble ::
speech bubble {n} (rounded outline representing speech in a cartoon) :: [Bokmål] snakkeboble {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] snakkeboble {f}
speechless {adj} (not speaking; not knowing what to say) :: [Bokmål] målløs, mållaus; [Nynorsk] mållaus
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 {n} (photographic sensitivity to light) :: hastighet {m} {f}
speed {v} (to go fast) :: råkjøre
speed {v} (to exceed speed limit) :: råkjøre, kjøre over fartsgrensen, flå
speedboat {n} (fast boat) :: [Bokmål] speedbåt {m}; [Nynorsk] speedbåt {m}
speed of light {n} (the speed of electromagnetic radiation in a perfect vacuum) :: [Bokmål] lyshastighet {m} {f}, lysets hastighet {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] lysfart {m}, ljosfart {m}
speedometer {n} (a device that measures, and indicates the current speed of a vehicle) :: [Bokmål] fartsmåler {m}, speedometer {n}; [Nynorsk] fartsmålar {m}, speedometer {n}
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}
spelling pronunciation {n} (spelling pronunciation) :: [Bokmål] skriftspråksuttale {m}; [Nynorsk] skriftspråksuttale {m} {f}
spelt {n} (a type of wheat, Triticum aestivum spelta) :: spelt
spelunk {n} (cave, cavern, grotto) SEE: cave ::
spend {v} (to consume, to use up (time)) :: bruke
spend {v} :: bruke, tilbringe (only time)
spend {n} (expenditures) :: lommepenger {p}
sperm {n} (semen (fluid)) :: sperm {m}, sperma {m}, sæd {m}
sperm bank {n} (vulgar: vagina) SEE: cunt ::
sperm whale {n} (sperm whale) :: [Bokmål] spermhval {m}, kaskelott {m}; [Nynorsk] spermkval {m}
spew {n} (vomit) SEE: vomit ::
spew {n} (ejaculate) SEE: ejaculate ::
spheral {adj} (spherical) SEE: spherical ::
sphere {n} (mathematics: regular three-dimensional object) :: [Bokmål] sfære {m}, kule {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] sfære {m}, kule {f}
sphere {n} (spherical physical 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} (astronomy: apparent outer limit of space) SEE: celestial sphere ::
spherical {adj} (shaped like a sphere) :: [Bokmål] sfærisk; [Nynorsk] sfærisk
spherical {adj} (of or relating to a sphere or spheres) :: [Bokmål] sfærisk; [Nynorsk] sfærisk
sphinx {n} (mythology: creature with the head of a person and the body of an animal) :: sfinks
Sphinx {prop} (large monument in Egypt) :: Sfinksen
Sphinx {prop} (Greek mythological creature) :: sfinks {m}
spice {n} (Yorkshire dialect: sweets, candy) SEE: sweet ::
spice {n} (plant matter used to season or flavour food) :: krydder
spice {n} (any variety of spice) :: krydder {n}
spice {v} (to add spice or spices to) :: krydre
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}, kingelvev {m} {n}, edderkoppspinn {n}; [Nynorsk] spindelvev {m}, edderkoppnett {n}, kingelvev {m}, edderkoppspinn {n}
spigot {n} (faucet) SEE: tap ::
spigot {n} (a pin or peg used to stop the vent in a cask) :: svikk {m}
spigot {n} (the plug of a faucet or cock) :: tapp {m}, propp {m}
spill one's guts {v} (vomit) SEE: vomit ::
spin {v} (to turn around quickly) :: spinne
spin {v} (to make yarn) :: spinne
spin {v} (to make ball move sideways) :: spinne
spin {v} :: spinne, dreie, snurre
spin {n} (physics: quantum angular momentum) :: spinn {n}
spin {n} (rotation of a ball in motion) :: spinn
spin {n} (flight condition) :: spinn
spinach {n} (a particular edible plant, Spinacia oleracea) :: spinat
spinal column {n} (spinal column) SEE: vertebral column ::
spindle {n} (dragonfly) SEE: dragonfly ::
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}
spinnaker {n} (sail) :: [Bokmål] spinnaker {m}; [Nynorsk] spinnaker {m}
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} (offshoot) SEE: offshoot ::
spin-off {n} (by-product) SEE: by-product ::
spiny anteater {n} (common name for echidna) SEE: echidna ::
spiny dogfish {n} (Squalus acanthias) :: [Bokmål] pigghå {m}; [Nynorsk] pigghå {m}
spiral {n} (geometry) :: [Bokmål] spiral {m}; [Nynorsk] spiral {m}
spiral staircase {n} (type of staircase) :: [Bokmål] vindeltrapp {m} {f}, spiraltrapp {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] vindeltrapp {f}, spiraltrapp {f}
spire {n} (tapering architectural structure) :: [Bokmål] spir {m}; [Nynorsk] spir {m}
spirit {n} (soul) :: ånd {m}, sjel {f}
spirit {n} (alcohol) :: [Bokmål] sprit {m}; [Nynorsk] sprit {m}
spiritism {n} (Spiritism) SEE: Spiritism ::
Spiritism {prop} (philosophical doctrine) :: spiritisme
spirits {n} (strong alcoholic drink derived from fermentation and distillation) :: sprit
spiritual {adj} (of or pertaining to the spirit or the soul) :: åndelig, spirituell
spit {n} (a rod on which meat is grilled/broiled) :: [Bokmål] spidd {n}; [Nynorsk] spidd {n}
spit {v} (to evacuate saliva from the mouth) :: [Bokmål] spytte
spit {n} (saliva) :: [Bokmål] spytt {n}; [Nynorsk] spytt {n}
Spitsbergen {prop} (island) :: Spitsbergen
spleen {n} (organ) :: [Bokmål] milt {m}; [Nynorsk] milt {m}
splendid {adj} (illustrious; heroic; brilliant; celebrated) :: [Bokmål] glimrende
splice {v} (to unite in marriage) SEE: marry ::
splice {n} (junction or joining of ropes) :: spleis {m}
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}
spoiled {adj} (of a child) :: [Bokmål] bortskjemt
spoiler {n} (document, review or comment) :: [Bokmål] spoiler {m}
spoils of war {n} (profits extracted as the result of winning a war) :: [Bokmål] krigsbytte {n}; [Nynorsk] krigsbytte {n}
spoilsport {n} (someone who puts an end to harmless fun) :: [Bokmål] gledesdreper
spoilt {adj} (having lost its original value) :: [Bokmål] nedgradert
spoilt {adj} (of food: rendered unusable or inedible) :: [Bokmål] utgått, råtten
spoilt {adj} (of a child) :: [Bokmål] bortskjemt
spoke {n} (part of a wheel) :: trinn; [Bokmål] eike {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] eike {f}
spokesman {n} (one who speaks as the voice of a group of people) :: [Bokmål] talsmann {m}, talskvinne {m} {f}, talsperson {m}; [Nynorsk] talsmann {m}, talskvinne {f}, 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 cake {n} (type of soft cake made from flour, sugar, baking powder and eggs, with a spongy structure) :: [Bokmål] sukkerbrød {n}; [Nynorsk] sukkerbrød {n}
sponsor {n} (One that pays all or part of the cost of an event) :: [Bokmål] sponsor {m}; [Nynorsk] sponsor {m}
spontaneity {n} (the quality of being spontaneous) :: [Bokmål] spontanitet {m}; [Nynorsk] spontanitet {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} (scooped utensil for eating (or serving)) :: [Bokmål] skje {m} {f}, skei {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] skei {f}
sporadically {adv} (In an occasional, infrequent, or irregular manner) :: [Bokmål] sporadisk
sport {n} (any athletic activity that uses physical skills) :: [Bokmål] idrett {m}, sport {m}; [Nynorsk] idrett {m}, sport {m}
sporting {adj} (pertaining to sports) :: [Bokmål] idrettslig
sportive {adj} (playful, coltish) SEE: playful ::
sports car {n} (automobile designed for high speed) :: [Bokmål] sportsbil {m}; [Nynorsk] sportsbil {m}
sports hall {n} (building or room for indoor sports) :: [Bokmål] idrettshall {m}; [Nynorsk] idrettshall {m} {f}
sportsman {n} (male athlete) :: [Bokmål] idrettsmann {m}; [Nynorsk] idrettsmann {m}
spot {n} (stain) :: flekk
spot {n} (pimple, pustule) :: kvise
spot {n} (a round or irregular patch of a different color) :: flekk, prikk
spot {n} (location or area) :: sted {n}
spot {v} (see, pick out, notice or identify) :: oppdage, identifisere
spot {v} (loan money to somebody) :: låne
spotlight {n} (a bright lamp, especially one used to illuminate the center of attention on a stage) :: [Bokmål] søkelys {n}
spotlight {n} (the center of attention; the highlight or most important part) :: [Bokmål] søkelys {n}
spotted dragonet {n} (Callionymus maculatus) :: flekket fløjfisk, flekket fløyfisk
spouse {n} (person in a marriage or marital relationship) :: [Bokmål] ektefelle {m}, ektemake {m}; [Nynorsk] ektefelle {m}, ektemake {m}
sprachbund {n} (group of languages sharing areal features primarily due to language contact) :: [Bokmål] språkbunt {m} {f}, språkknippe; [Nynorsk] sprachbund
Sprachgefühl {n} (the instinctive or intuitive grasp of a language) :: språkøre {n}, språkfølelse {m}
sprat {n} (any of various small marine fish in the genus Sprattus) :: [Bokmål] brisling {m}; [Nynorsk] brisling {m}
spray {n} (commercial product) :: [Bokmål] spray {m}; [Nynorsk] spray {m}
spray paint {n} (paint applied in the form of a spray) :: [Bokmål] spraymaling {m} {f}
spread {v} (to smear, distribute in a thin layer) :: spre
spreader {n} (horizontal spar attached to the mast of a sailboat in order to extend the shrouds) :: salingshorn
spreadsheet {n} (computer simulation) :: [Bokmål] regneark {n}
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}
sprig {n} (brad) :: dykker {m}, dykkert {m}, stift {m}, trådstift {m}
spring {n} (first season) :: vår {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} (higher than average tide) SEE: spring tide ::
spring balance {n} (a device for measuring weight or force by the elasticity of a spiral spring) :: fjørvekt
springbok {n} (Antidorcas marsupialis) :: springbukk {m}
spring cleaning {n} (systematic cleaning at the end of winter) :: [Bokmål] vårrengjøring {m} {f}, vårreingjøring {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] vårreingjering {f}
spring equinox {n} (vernal equinox) SEE: vernal equinox ::
springer {n} (springbok) SEE: springbok ::
springlike {adj} (typical of spring) :: vårlig
spring tide {n} (tide which occurs when the moon is new or full) :: [Bokmål] springflo {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] springflod {f}
sprinkler {n} (irrigation device) :: [Bokmål] spreder {m}; [Nynorsk] spreiar {m}
sprinkler {n} (fire sprinkler) :: [Bokmål] sprinkler {m}; [Nynorsk] sprinklar {m}
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} (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}
spruce {n} (attributive: made of the wood of the spruce) :: [Bokmål] gran {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] gran {f}
spurdog {n} (spiny dogfish) SEE: spiny dogfish ::
spurious {adj} (false) :: falsk, uekte
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}
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
squad {n} (unit of tactical military personnel or police officers) :: [Bokmål] lag {n}; [Nynorsk] lag {n}
squadron {n} (army: body of cavalry) :: [Bokmål] skvadron {m}; [Nynorsk] skvadron {m}
squadron {n} (navy: detachment of vessels) :: [Bokmål] eskadre {f}; [Nynorsk] eskadre {f}
squadron {n} (air force: tactical unit of at least two flights) :: [Bokmål] skvadron {m}; [Nynorsk] skvadron {m}
square {n} (type of polygon) :: [Bokmål] kvadrat {n}; [Nynorsk] kvadrat {n}
square {n} (tool) :: [Bokmål] vinkelhake {m}; [Nynorsk] vinkelhake {m}
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} (the # symbol on a telephone) :: [Bokmål] firkanttast {m}; [Nynorsk] firkanttast {m}
square {adj} (shaped like a square) :: [Bokmål] kvadratisk, firkantet, firkanta; [Nynorsk] kvadratisk, firkanta
square {adj} (forming a right angle) :: [Bokmål] vinkelrett på; [Nynorsk] vinkelrett på
square {adj} (used in the names of units) :: [Bokmål] kvadrat-; [Nynorsk] kvadrat-
square {adj} (socially conventional) :: [Bokmål] firkantet, firkanta; [Nynorsk] firkanta
square {v} (to resolve, see also: resolve) :: [Bokmål] løse; [Nynorsk] løyse
square {v} (math: to multiply by itself) :: [Bokmål] kvadrere; [Nynorsk] kvadrere
square {n} (act quarrelling) SEE: quarrel ::
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} (The sport) :: [Bokmål] squash {m}, skvåsj {m}; [Nynorsk] squash {m}, skvåsj {m}
squash {n} (plant and its fruit of the genus Cucurbita) :: [Bokmål] squash {m}, skvåsj {m}; [Nynorsk] squash {m}, skvåsj {m}
squat {n} (position assumed by bending deeply at the knees while resting on one's feet) :: huk
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 {m}
squid {n} (sea animal) :: akkar {m}
squint {v} (to look with the eyes partly closed, as in bright sunlight) :: [Bokmål] myse, plire, glire; [Nynorsk] myse, plire, glire
squirm {v} (twist one’s body with snakelike motion) :: vri seg
squirm {v} (twist in discomfort, especially from shame or embarrassment) :: vri seg
squirm {v} (to evade a question, an interviewer etc.) :: vri seg unna
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) :: [Bokmål] Sri Lanka; [Nynorsk] Sri Lanka
Sri Lankan {n} (a person from Sri Lanka or of Sri Lankan descent) :: [Bokmål] srilanker {m}; [Nynorsk] srilankar {m}
Sri Lankan {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Sri Lanka or to the Sri Lankan people) :: [Bokmål] srilankisk; [Nynorsk] srilankisk
st {interj} (expressing a sudden desire for silence) :: hysj
stab {n} (act of stabbing) :: stikk {n}
stab {n} (wound made by stabbing) :: stikk {n}
stab {n} (pain inflicted on a person's feelings) :: stikk {n}
stab {n} (criticism) :: stikk {n}
stab {v} (To pierce or wound with pointed object) :: stikke
stab {v} (To cause a sharp painful sensation) :: stikke
stability {n} (condition of being stable) :: [Bokmål] stabilitet {m}; [Nynorsk] stabilitet {m}
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}
stable {adj} (relatively unchanging) :: stabil
stable boy {n} (boy or young man who attends in a stable) :: [Bokmål] stallgutt {m}
stack {n} (computing: data structure) :: stakk
stadium {n} (venue where sporting events are held) :: [Bokmål] stadion {n}; [Nynorsk] stadion {n}
staff {n} (long, straight, thick rod or stick) :: stav
staff {n} (employees of a business) :: personale; [Bokmål] ansatte
stag {n} (social event for a groom) SEE: bachelor party ::
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 do {n} (bachelor party) SEE: bachelor party ::
stage {n} (in theatre) :: scene
stage fright {n} (state of nervousness about performing) :: sceneskrekk
stagflation {n} (inflation accompanied by stagnant growth) :: [Bokmål] stagflasjon {m}; [Nynorsk] stagflasjon {m}
staging {n} (theater: performance of a play) :: [Bokmål] iscenesettelse {m}
stagnation {n} (inactivity) :: [Bokmål] stagnasjon {m}; [Nynorsk] stagnasjon {m}
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} (single step) :: trinn {n}
stair {n} (series of steps) :: trapp {m} {f}
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} (pointed long and slender piece of wood etc.) :: stake {m}, påle {m}
stake {n} (timber to which a martyr was affixed to be burned) :: påle {m}
stake {n} (share or interest in a business) :: aksje {m}
stake {n} (wager or pledge) :: interesse {m}, risiko {m}
Stalinism {n} (Communist philosophies espoused by Josef Stalin) :: stalinisme
Stalinist {adj} (of or relating to Stalinism) :: [Bokmål] stalinistisk; [Nynorsk] stalinistisk
Stalinist {n} (a person who accepts the philosophy of Stalinism) :: [Bokmål] stalinist {m}; [Nynorsk] stalinist {m}
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
stall {n} (compartment for a single animal in a stable or cattle shed) :: [Bokmål] bås {m}; [Nynorsk] bås {m}
stall {v} (To put (an animal etc) in a stall) :: [Bokmål] sette på stallen; [Nynorsk] sette på stallen, setje på stallen
stall {v} (To fatten) :: [Bokmål] fete opp; [Nynorsk] fete opp
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} (male horse kept primarily as a stud) :: [Bokmål] avlshingst {m}, stohingst {m}; [Nynorsk] avlshingst {m}, alshingst {m}, alehingst {m}, stohingst {m}
stallion {n} (very virile, sexually-inclined man) :: [Bokmål] grahest {m}; [Nynorsk] grahest {m}
stamina {n} (power of sustained exertion) :: [Bokmål] utholdenhet {m} {f}
stammer {v} (to stutter) :: [Bokmål] stamme; [Nynorsk] stamma
stamp {n} (indentation or imprint made by stamping) :: [Bokmål] stempel {n}; [Nynorsk] stempel {n}
stamp {n} (device for stamping designs) :: [Bokmål] stempel {n}; [Nynorsk] stempel {n}
stamp {n} (postage stamp) SEE: postage stamp ::
stamp collecting {n} (stamp hobby) SEE: philately ::
stamp collector {n} (person who collects stamps) :: [Bokmål] frimerkesamler {m}; [Nynorsk] frimerkesamlar {m}
stance {n} (manner, pose, or posture in which one stands) :: kroppsholdning {m}
stance {n} (opinion or point of view) :: standpunkt {n}
stand {v} (to support oneself on the feet in an erect position) :: stå
stand {v} (to rise to one’s feet) :: reise seg, stå opp
stand {v} (to remain motionless) :: stå, bli stående
stand {v} (to undergo; withstand; hold up) :: motstå
stand {v} (to tolerate) :: motstå, tåle
stand {v} (to place in an upright or standing position) :: reise opp
stand {v} :: stå
stand {n} (device to hold something upright or aloft) :: [Bokmål] stativ {n}; [Nynorsk] stativ {n}
stand {n} (small building or booth) :: [Bokmål] stand {m}; [Nynorsk] stand {m}
standard {n} (level of quality) :: [Bokmål] standard {m}
standard gauge {n} (track gauge) :: [Bokmål] normalspor {n}; [Nynorsk] normalspor {n}
Standard German {n} (Standard High German language) SEE: High German ::
standard of living {n} (relative measure of quality of life) :: [Bokmål] levestandard {m}; [Nynorsk] levestandard {m}
standard time {n} (synchronized clock time in each graphical locations) :: normaltid; [Nynorsk] normaltid
stand by {v} (to wait in expectation of some event) :: [Bokmål] være parat, være klar, følge med
stand by {v} (to remain loyal or faithful) :: [Bokmål] stå ved, stå fast ved
stand by {v} (to be ready to provide assistance) :: [Bokmål] stå bi
standing ovation {n} (enthusiastic applause) :: [Bokmål] stående applaus {m}; [Nynorsk] ståande applaus {m}
standings {n} (sports ranking) SEE: league table ::
stand on one's own two feet {v} (idiomatic: to be independent) :: [Bokmål] stå på egne bein, stå på egne ben; [Nynorsk] stå på eigne føter
stand-up bass {n} (instrument) SEE: double bass ::
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} (luminous celestial body) :: [Bokmål] stjerne {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] stjerne {f}
star {n} (celebrity) :: kjendis {m}; [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
starboard {n} (right hand side of a vessel) :: [Bokmål] styrbord; [Nynorsk] styrbord
starch {n} (substance) :: stivelse
star cluster {n} (group of stars) :: [Bokmål] stjernehop {m}; [Nynorsk] stjernehop {m}
stardust {n} (particles) :: [Bokmål] stjernestøv {n}; [Nynorsk] stjernestøv {n}
stare {v} (To look fixedly) :: [Bokmål] stirre, glo, glane; [Nynorsk] stire, glo, glane
starfish {n} (various echinoderms) :: sjøstjerne {c}
star fruit {n} (fruit) :: stjernefrukt
starling {n} (bird) :: [Bokmål] stær {m}; [Nynorsk] stare {m}, star {m}
Star of David {prop} (symbol of Jewish Community and Judaism) :: [Bokmål] Davidsstjerne {m}; [Nynorsk] Davidsstjerne {m}
starring {v} (present participle of "to star") SEE: star ::
star-studded {adj} (with celebrities) :: [Bokmål] stjernespekket
star-studded {adj} (with celestial stars) :: [Bokmål] stjernespekket
start {n} (sudden involuntary movement) :: [Bokmål] rykk {n}
start {n} (beginning point of a race) :: [Bokmål] opphav {n}
start {v} (to begin) :: begynne
starter {n} (person who starts a race) :: [Bokmål] starter {m}; [Nynorsk] startar {m}
starter {n} (electric motor that starts an internal-combustion engine) :: [Bokmål] startmotor {m}, starter {m}; [Nynorsk] startmotor {m}, startar {m}
starter {n} (first course of a meal) :: [Bokmål] forrett {m}; [Nynorsk] forrett {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} (first steps when commencing an activity) :: [Bokmål] utgangspunkt {n}; [Nynorsk] utgangspunkt {n}
starvation {n} (condition) :: [Bokmål] sult {m}; [Nynorsk] svolt {m}
stat {adv} (Immediately, now) :: øyeblikkelig,
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}
state {n} (a condition) :: tilstand
state capitalism {n} (form of capitalism) :: statskapitalisme {m}
state church {n} (church run by the state) :: [Bokmål] statskirke {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] statskyrkje {f}
statefunction {n} (wavefunction) SEE: wavefunction ::
statement {n} :: påstand {m}, ytring {c}
state-owned {adj} (owned by the government) :: [Bokmål] statseid
state religion {n} (religious body or creed officially endorsed by the state) :: [Bokmål] statsreligion {m}; [Nynorsk] statsreligion {m}
statesman {n} (man who is a leader in national or international affairs) :: [Bokmål] statsmann {m}; [Nynorsk] statsmann {m}
state visit {n} (formal visit) :: [Bokmål] statsbesøk {n}; [Nynorsk] statsbesøk {n}
static {adj} (Having no motion) :: [Bokmål] statisk; [Nynorsk] statisk
static electricity {n} (electrostatics) SEE: electrostatics ::
station {n} (place where a vehicle may stop) :: [Bokmål] stasjon {m}
station {v} (To put in place to perform a task) :: stasjonere
stationery {n} (writing materials) :: papirvarer
station wagon {n} (body style for cars) :: [Bokmål] stasjonsvogn {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] stasjonsvogn {f}
statistical analysis {n} (process) :: statistisk analyse {m}
statistics {n} (mathematical science) :: statistikk
statistics {n} (collection of measurements) :: statistikk
statue {n} (three-dimensional work of art) :: [Bokmål] statue {m}; [Nynorsk] statue {m}
statue {n} (portrait) SEE: portrait ::
statuette {n} (a small statue) :: [Bokmål] statuett {m}; [Nynorsk] statuett {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 {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] stavkyrkje {f}
stay {v} (to remain in a particular place) :: bli, forbli
stay {v} (to continue to have a particular quality) :: bli, forbli
stay {n} (period of time spent in a place) :: [Bokmål] opphold {n}
stay {n} :: stag
stay put {v} (to remain in one fixed place) :: [Bokmål] bli, bli rolig, bli der man er, holde seg i ro
steadfast {adj} (fixed or unchanging; steady) :: stødig
steadfast {adj} (firmly loyal or constant; unswerving) :: stødig, traust
steak {n} (slice of beef) :: steik, stek {m}; [Bokmål] biff {m}; [Nynorsk] biff {m}
steak {n} (slice of meat of other animals) :: steik, stek {m}
steal {v} (to illegally take possession of) :: [Bokmål] stjele; [Nynorsk] stele
steal {v} (to get or effect surreptitiously or artfully) :: stjele
steal {v} (to draw attention) :: stjele
steal {v} (to move silently) :: liste seg
steal {n} (merchandise available at a very attractive price) :: kupp {n}; [Bokmål] tyverikjøp {n}
steam {n} (steam-powered vehicle) SEE: steamer ::
steamboat {n} (vessel powered by steam) :: dampskip {n}
steam boiler {n} (boiler to produce steam) :: [Bokmål] dampkjele {m}; [Nynorsk] dampkjele {m}
steam engine {n} (piston engine driven by steam) :: [Bokmål] dampmaskin {m}; [Nynorsk] dampmaskin {m} {f}
steam engine {n} (steam locomotive) SEE: steam locomotive ::
steamer {n} (steamboat or steamship) :: [Bokmål] dampskip {n}, damper {m}; [Nynorsk] dampskip {n}
steam locomotive {n} (locomotive powered by steam) :: [Bokmål] damplokomotiv {n}; [Nynorsk] damplokomotiv {n}
steamship {n} (vessel propelled by steam) :: dampskip {n}
steam turbine {n} (system through which steam is passed) :: [Bokmål] dampturbin {m}; [Nynorsk] dampturbin {m}
stearin {n} (the triglyceride of stearic acid) :: [Bokmål] stearin {m}; [Nynorsk] stearin {m}
steel {n} (metal produced from iron) :: [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} (expensive) SEE: expensive ::
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}
Steller sea lion {n} (Eumetopias jubatus) :: stellersjøløve
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) :: [Bokmål] stamcelle {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] stamcelle {f}
stench {n} (a strong foul smell, a stink) :: [Bokmål] stank {m}; [Nynorsk] stank {m}
stencil {n} (utensil) :: [Bokmål] sjablong {m}; [Nynorsk] sjablong {m}
step- {prefix} (prefix used to indicate that the person being identified is not a blood relative) :: [Bokmål] ste-; [Nynorsk] ste-
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}
stepbrother {n} (son of one's stepfather or stepmother) :: [Bokmål] stebror {m}; [Nynorsk] stebror {m}
step by step {adv} (gradually) :: [Bokmål] trinn for trinn; [Nynorsk] trinn for trinn
stepdaughter {n} (daughter of one's spouse and not of oneself) :: [Bokmål] stedatter {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] stedotter {f}
step down {v} (to resign from office) :: [Bokmål] fratre
stepfather {n} (husband of one's biological mother, other than one's biological father) :: [Bokmål] stefar {m}; [Nynorsk] 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) :: [Bokmål] stemor {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] stemor {f}
steppe {n} (the grasslands of Eastern Europe and Asia) :: [Bokmål] steppe {m}; [Nynorsk] steppe {f}
stepsister {n} (daughter from the previous marriage of a stepparent) :: [Bokmål] stesøster {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] stesøster {f}, stesyster {f}
stepson {n} (son of one's spouse and not of oneself) :: [Bokmål] stesønn {m}; [Nynorsk] steson {m}
stereo {n} (device) :: [Bokmål] stereoanlegg {n}; [Nynorsk] stereoanlegg {n}
sterile {adj} (unable to reproduce) :: [Bokmål] steril; [Nynorsk] steril
sterile {adj} (germless) :: [Bokmål] steril; [Nynorsk] steril
stern {n} (the rear part or after end of a ship or vessel) :: akterende {m}; [Bokmål] akterstavn {m}, hekk {m}; [Nynorsk] hekk {m}
sternpost {n} (timber or bar at the stern of a vessel) :: [Bokmål] bakstevn {m}, bakstavn {m}; [Nynorsk] bakstamn {m}
stethoscope {n} (medical instrument) :: [Bokmål] stetoskop {n}; [Nynorsk] stetoskop {n}
stevedore {n} (dockworker involved in loading and unloading cargo) :: havnearbeider {m}, bryggesjauer {m}
steven {n} (voice) SEE: voice ::
steven {v} (to vote) SEE: vote ::
steven {n} (speech) SEE: speech ::
steven {n} (a promise) SEE: promise ::
steven {n} (a prayer) SEE: prayer ::
steven {v} (to utter) SEE: utter ::
Steven {prop} (male given name) SEE: Stephen ::
stew {n} (dish) :: [Bokmål] stuing {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] stuing {f}
steward {n} (ship's officer in charge of making dining arrangements and provisions) :: [Bokmål] stuert {m}; [Nynorsk] stuert {m}
stick {n} (twig or small branch) :: kvist {m}
stick {n} (long piece of wood) :: kjepp {m}
stick {n} (cane or walking stick) :: stokk {m}
stick {n} (hockey stick) :: hockeykølle {m}
stick {n} (gearstick, stickshift) :: girspak {m}
sticker {n} (adhesive label or decal) :: [Bokmål] klistremerke {n}; [Nynorsk] klistremerke {n}
sticker {n} (price tag) SEE: price tag ::
stick figure {n} (simple line drawing) :: strekfigur {m}
sticking plaster {n} (adhesive bandage) SEE: band-aid ::
stickler {n} (someone who insistently advocates for something) :: [Bokmål] pedant {m}, regelrytter {m}
stick note {n} (post-it note) SEE: post-it note ::
stick plaster {n} (sticking plaster) SEE: band-aid ::
sticky note {n} (post-it note) SEE: post-it note ::
sticky tape {n} (adhesive tape) SEE: adhesive tape ::
stiff {adj} (of an object, rigid, hard to bend, inflexible) :: [Bokmål] stiv; [Nynorsk] stiv
stiffness {n} (rigidity) :: [Bokmål] stivhet {m} {f}
stiffness {n} (muscular tension) :: [Bokmål] stivhet {m} {f}
stigmatize {v} (to characterize as disgraceful or ignominious) :: [Bokmål] stigmatisere; [Nynorsk] stigmatisere
stiletto {n} (awl) SEE: awl ::
still {adj} (not moving) :: stille
still {adv} (up to a time, as in the preceding time) :: [Bokmål] ennå, fremdeles, fortsatt; [Nynorsk] enno, ennå, framleis
still {adv} (to an even greater degree) :: [Bokmål] enda; [Nynorsk] endå, enda
still {adv} (nevertheless) :: likevel, enda
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} (pillar) :: [Bokmål] stylte {m}; [Nynorsk] stylte {f}
stilt {n} (crutch) SEE: crutch ::
stilted {adj} (stiff and artificially formal) :: oppstyltet
stimulation {n} (pushing or goading toward action) :: [Bokmål] stimulering {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] stimulering {f}
stimulation {n} (activity causing excitement or pleasure) :: [Bokmål] stimulering {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] stimulering {f}
sting {n} (bump on skin after having been stung) :: stikk {n}
sting {n} (bite or sting (by an insect)) :: stikk {n}
sting {v} (of an insect: to bite) :: stikke
sting {n} (pointed portion of an insect or arachnid used for attack) SEE: stinger ::
stinger {n} (pointed portion of an insect) :: brodd {m}
stinginess {n} (lack of generosity) :: gjerrighet
stingray {n} (venomous ray of the orders Rajiformes and Myliobatiformes) :: [Bokmål] piggrokke {m} {f}
stink {n} (strong bad smell) :: [Bokmål] stank {m}; [Nynorsk] stank {m}
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 disturb the relative position of the particles of) :: [Bokmål] røre; [Nynorsk] røre
stir {v} (to agitate the contents of) :: [Bokmål] røre; [Nynorsk] røre
stirrup {n} (stapes) SEE: stapes ::
stirrup {n} (footrest used by riders) :: [Bokmål] stigbøyle {m}; [Nynorsk] stigbøyel {m}
stirrup bone {n} (stapes) SEE: stapes ::
stir up {v} (to cause (trouble etc)) :: hisse opp, egge til opprør
stitch {v} (form stitches in) SEE: sew ::
stitch {v} (agriculture: to form land into ridges) SEE: plough ::
stitch {n} (furrow) SEE: furrow ::
St John's wort {n} (any plant of the genus Hypericum) :: johannesurt {m}
stoat {n} (stoat) SEE: ermine ::
stochastic {adj} (random) :: [Bokmål] stokastisk; [Nynorsk] stokastisk
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 {n} (finance: capital raised by a company) :: [Bokmål] aksje {m}; [Nynorsk] aksje {m}
stockbroker {n} (person who buys and sells shares) :: [Bokmål] aksjemegler {m}, aksjemekler {m}; [Nynorsk] aksjemeklar {m}
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) SEE: shareholder ::
Stockholm {prop} (capital of Sweden) :: [Bokmål] Stockholm; [Nynorsk] Stockholm
stocking {n} (garment (for translations of "sock", see sock)) :: strømpe {f}
stocking cap {n} (knitted woolen cap) SEE: beanie ::
stock market {n} (market for the trading of company stock) :: [Bokmål] aksjemarked {n}
stock market crash {n} (sudden dramatic decline of stock prices) :: [Bokmål] børskrakk {n}; [Nynorsk] børskrakk {n}
stoic {adj} (not affected by pain or distress) :: [Bokmål] stoisk; [Nynorsk] stoisk
stoic {adj} (not displaying any external signs of being affected by pain) :: [Bokmål] stoisk; [Nynorsk] stoisk
stoichiometry {n} (the study of the relationships of reactants and products in chemical reactions) :: [Bokmål] støkiometri {m}
stoker {n} (person who stokes) :: [Bokmål] fyrbøter {m}
stolen {adj} (that has been stolen) :: [Bokmål] stjålen
stolperstein {n} (small, cobblestone-sized memorial for an individual victim of Nazism) :: snublestein {m}
stoma {n} (botany: tiny pore in the epidermis of a leaf) :: [Bokmål] spalteåpning {m} {f}
stomach {n} (digestive organ) :: [Bokmål] mage {m}, magesekk {m}, mavesekk {m}; [Nynorsk] mage {m}, magesekk {m}
stomach {n} (belly) :: mage {m}, buk {m}
stomach {n} (appetite) SEE: appetite ::
stomach {n} (figuratively: desire, appetite) SEE: appetite ::
stompie {n} (cigarette butt) SEE: butt ::
stone {n} (substance) :: stein {m}; [Bokmål] sten {m}
stone {n} (small piece of stone) :: stein {m}; [Bokmål] sten {m}
stone {n} (gem stone) :: edelstein {m}
stone {n} (centre of some fruits) :: stein {m}
stone {v} (to kill) :: steine
stone {adj} (having the appearance of stone) :: steinaktig
Stone Age {prop} (prehistoric period) :: steinalderen, stenalderen
stone circle {n} (prehistoric monument) :: [Bokmål] steinsirkel {m}; [Nynorsk] steinsirkel {m}
stoned {adj} (drunk) SEE: drunk ::
stone deaf {adj} (utterly deaf) :: [Bokmål] stokk døv
stone's throw {n} (short distance) :: steinkast {n}
stone wall {n} (wall made from stone) :: [Bokmål] steinmur {m}, steinvegg {m}; [Nynorsk] steinmur {m}, steinvegg {m}
stonewall {n} (alternative form of stone wall) SEE: stone wall ::
stonework {n} (made of stone) :: [Bokmål] steinarbeid {n}; [Nynorsk] steinarbeid {n}
stony {adj} (broke) SEE: broke ::
stony {adj} (containing stones) :: [Bokmål] steinete; [Nynorsk] steinete
stool {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet ::
stool {n} (footstool) SEE: footstool ::
stool {n} (a seat) :: [Bokmål] krakk {m}, taburett {m}; [Nynorsk] krakk {m}, taburett {m}
stool {n} (chamber pot) SEE: chamber pot ::
stop {n} (place to get on and off mass transport) :: [Bokmål] holdeplass {m}, stoppested {n}; [Nynorsk] stoppestad {m}
stopcock {n} (main shutoff) :: [Bokmål] stoppekran {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] stoppekran {f}
stop the car {phrase} (stop the car) :: stopp bilen
stopwatch {n} (timepiece) :: [Bokmål] stoppeklokke {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] stoppeklokke {f}
storage {n} (place) :: lager {n}
storage {n} (computing) :: lager {n}
store {n} (in computing) SEE: memory ::
store {n} (shop) SEE: shop ::
store {n} (place where items may be kept) :: lager {n}
store {n} (supply held in storage) :: lager {n}, forråd {m}
store {v} (keep (something) while not in use) :: oppbevare
store {v} (computing: write (something) into memory or registers) :: lagre
store {v} (remain in good condition while stored) :: holde (seg)
storeroom {n} (room used for storage) :: [Bokmål] bod {m}, bu {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] bu {f}
storey {n} (floor, level) :: [Bokmål] etasje {m}; [Nynorsk] etasje {m}
stork {n} (large wading bird of the family Ciconiidae) :: [Bokmål] stork {m}; [Nynorsk] stork {m}
storm {n} (disturbed state of the atmosphere) :: [Bokmål] storm {m}
storm {n} (meteorology: wind scale for very strong wind) :: [Bokmål] storm {m}; [Nynorsk] storm {m}
storm {n} :: storm
storm petrel {n} (any of several small seabirds, of the family Hydrobatidae) :: havsvale
storm surge {n} (unusual rise in sea level) :: [Bokmål] stormflo {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] stormflod {f}
Storting {prop} (Norwegian parliament) :: [Bokmål] Stortinget; [Nynorsk] Stortinget
story {n} (lie) SEE: lie ::
story {n} (account of events) :: historie {m}
story {n} (storey) SEE: storey ::
storyteller {n} (person who relates stories to an audience) :: [Bokmål] forteller {m}
stove {n} (heater) :: [Bokmål] ovn {m}
stove {n} (device for heating food) :: [Bokmål] ovn {m}
stow {v} (to put something away in a compact and tidy manner) :: [Bokmål] stue
stowage {n} (place) :: [Bokmål] stuing {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] stuing {f}
stowaway {n} (person who hides on a ship, train, etc.) :: [Bokmål] blindpassasjer {m}
Stradivarius {n} (stringed instrument built by members of the Stradivari family) :: [Bokmål] stradivarius {m}; [Nynorsk] stradivarius {m}
straight {adj} (heterosexual) :: heterofil
strait {n} (narrow channel of water) :: sund, strede {n}, strete, kanal {m},
straitjacket {n} (a jacket-like garment) :: [Bokmål] tvangstrøye {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] tvangstrøye {f}
Strait of Gibraltar {prop} (Strait of Gibraltar) :: [Bokmål] Gibraltarstredet; [Nynorsk] Gibraltarsundet
Strait of Messina {prop} (narrow section of water between Sicily and mainland Italy) :: [Bokmål] Messinastredet {n}; [Nynorsk] Messinasundet {n}
Strait of Sicily {prop} (strait between Sicily and Tunisia) :: [Bokmål] Siciliastredet {n}; [Nynorsk] Siciliasundet {n}
strand {n} (beach) :: strand {m}
strandflat {n} (coastal landform) :: [Bokmål] strandflate; [Nynorsk] strandflate
strange {adj} (not normal) :: merkelig, sær, rar
strange {adj} (not yet part of one’s experience) :: ukjent; [Bokmål] uvant
strange {adj} (in quantum mechanics) :: sær
stranger {n} (outsider or foreigner, see also: foreigner) :: [Bokmål] utlending {m}; [Nynorsk] utlending {m}
strangles {n} (disease of horses) :: kverke {m}
strapless {adj} (without straps) :: [Bokmål] stroppeløs, stroppelaus; [Nynorsk] stroppelaus
stratagem {n} (tactic) :: list {c}, krigslist {c}
strategy {n} (science and art of military command) :: [Bokmål] strategi {m}; [Nynorsk] strategi {m}
strategy {n} (plan of action) :: [Bokmål] strategi {m}; [Nynorsk] strategi {m}
strategy {n} (art of using similar techniques in politics or business) :: [Bokmål] strategi {m}; [Nynorsk] strategi {m}
stratification {n} (categorization of people) :: stratifisering {m}
stratosphere {n} (region of the uppermost atmosphere) :: [Bokmål] stratosfære {m}; [Nynorsk] stratosfære {m}
straw {n} (dried stalks considered collectively) :: [Bokmål] strå {n}, halm {m}; [Nynorsk] halm {m}
straw {n} (drinking straw) SEE: drinking straw ::
strawberry {n} (fruit) :: [Bokmål] jordbær {n}; [Nynorsk] jordbær {n}
strawberry {n} (plant) :: jordbærplante {m}
strawberry {n} (colour) :: jordbærfarge
strawberry tree {n} (the European plant Arbutus unedo) :: jordbærtre {m}
stream {n} (small river) :: [Bokmål] å {m} {f}, bekk {m}; [Nynorsk] å {m} {f}, bekk {m}
streamlined {adj} (designed to offer little resistance to the flow of fluid; having sleek, graceful lines) :: [Nynorsk] straumlineforma
streamlined {adj} (having been made more simple and straight forward) :: [Nynorsk] straumlineforma
street {n} (paved part of road in a village or a town) :: [Bokmål] gate {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] gate {f}
street art {n} (visual art created in public space) :: [Bokmål] gatekunst {m}; [Nynorsk] gatekunst {m} {f}
street artist {n} (someone who produces art in public spaces) :: [Bokmål] gatekunstner {m}; [Nynorsk] gatekunstnar {m}
streetcar {n} (tram) SEE: tram ::
streetcleaner {n} (person) SEE: street sweeper ::
street lamp {n} (Streetlight) :: [Bokmål] gatelykt {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] gatelykt {f}
streetlight {n} (lamps set along a street) :: gatebelysning
street market {n} (outdoor market) :: [Bokmål] gatemarked {n}; [Nynorsk] gatemarknad {m}
street sign {n} (sign showing the name of a street) :: [Bokmål] gateskilt {n}; [Nynorsk] gateskilt {n}
street sweeper {n} (person who sweeps streets) :: [Bokmål] gatefeier {m}; [Nynorsk] gatefeiar {m}
street sweeper {n} (machine used to sweep streets) :: [Bokmål] feiemaskin; [Nynorsk] feiemaskin
strengthening {n} (process by which something is strengthened) :: [Bokmål] forsterkning {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] forsterkning {f}
stress {n} (on a syllable) SEE: accent ::
stressful {adj} (irritating; causing stress) :: [Bokmål] stressende
stretch mark {n} (stripes on the surface of the skin) :: [Bokmål] strekkmerke {n}; [Nynorsk] strekkmerke {n}
strew {v} (to distribute objects or pieces of something) :: strø
strife {n} (violent conflict) :: strid {m}
strike {v} (to delete) :: stryke
strike {v} (to hit) :: slå, ramme
strike {v} (to stop working to achieve better working conditions) :: streike
strike {v} (to impress, seem, appear) :: slå
strike {n} (work stoppage) :: streik {m}
striker {n} (footballer) :: [Bokmål] angriper {m}, spiss {m}; [Nynorsk] spiss {m}, angripar {m}
strike while the iron is hot {v} (act on an opportunity promptly) :: smi mens jernet er varmt
string {n} (long, thin structure made from twisted threads) :: streng
string {n} (computing: sequence of characters) :: [Bokmål] streng {m}; [Nynorsk] streng {m}
string bass {n} (instrument) SEE: double bass ::
string instrumentalist {n} (string instrumentalist) SEE: string player ::
string player {n} (string instrument player) :: [Bokmål] stryker {m}
string quartet {n} (group of four string players) :: [Bokmål] strykekvartett {m}; [Nynorsk] strykekvartett {m}
string quartet {n} (composition for four string players) :: [Bokmål] strykekvartett {m}; [Nynorsk] 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 land or material) :: [Bokmål] strimmel {m}, [land] stripe {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] strimmel {m}, [land] stripe {f}
strip {n} (short for landing strip, see also translations for landing strip) :: [Bokmål] stripe {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] stripe {f}
stripper {n} (one who removes their clothing in a sexually provocative manner) :: stripperske {f}; [Bokmål] stripper {m}; [Nynorsk] strippar {m}
striptease {n} (arousing act) :: striptease {m}
strive {v} (to try to achieve) :: streve
stroboscope {n} (instrument for studying or observing periodic movement by rendering a moving body visible only at regular intervals) :: [Bokmål] stroboskop {n}; [Nynorsk] stroboskop {n}
stroke {n} (blow) :: slag {n}
stroke {n} (single movement with a tool) :: slag {n}
stroke {n} (- golf: single act of striking the ball) :: slag {n}
stroke {n} (- tennis: single act of striking the ball) :: slag {n}
stroke {n} (- rowing: movement of an oar or paddle through water) :: tak {n}
stroke {n} (- act of striking with a weapon) :: slag {n}
stroke {n} (streak made with a brush) :: strøk {n}
stroke {n} (time when a clock strikes) :: slag {n}
stroke {n} (loss of brain function arising when the blood supply to the brain is suddenly interrupted) :: slag {n}
stroke {n} (- slash) SEE: slash ::
stroke {n} (appetite) SEE: appetite ::
stroke {n} (throb or beat of the heart) SEE: heartbeat ::
stroll {n} (wandering on foot) :: rusletur {m}, spasertur {m}
stroll {v} (wander on foot) :: rusle, slentre, spasere
stroller {n} (seat on wheels used to transport babies) :: vogn {m} {f}, barnevogn {m} {f}
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 ::
strontium {n} (chemical element) :: strontium
strophic {adj} (using or containing strophes) :: strofisk
struggle {n} (strife, effort) :: [Bokmål] kamp {m}, dragkamp {m}; [Nynorsk] kamp {m}, dragkamp {m}
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}
student {n} (person who studies a subject) :: [Bokmål] student {m}; [Nynorsk] student {m}
student {n} (person enrolled at a university) :: [Bokmål] student {m}; [Nynorsk] student {m}
student {n} (schoolchild, pupil, person attending school) SEE: schoolchild ::
study {v} (to revise/review materials) :: studere, lære
study {v} (to acquire knowledge) :: studere
study {n} (mental effort to acquire knowledge) :: [Bokmål] studium {n}, studie {m}; [Nynorsk] studium {n}, studie {m}
study {n} (room) :: arbeidsrom
study {n} (act of studying or examining) SEE: examination ::
stuff {n} (miscellaneous items; things) :: ting, saker {p}
stuff {n} (the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object) :: stoff {n}, materiale {n}
stuff {n} (substitution for trivial details) :: ting, saker
stuff {v} (to fill by crowding into) :: 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
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}
stunted {adj} (prevented from growing or developing) :: [Bokmål] kortvokst
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}
stutter {v} (to speak with spasmodic repetition) SEE: stammer ::
sty {n} (inflammation) SEE: stye ::
sty {n} (ladder) SEE: ladder ::
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 create or give a style) :: stilisere
style {v} (to call or give a name or title) :: tiltale
stylist {n} (hairdresser) SEE: hairdresser ::
stylus {n} (tool for writing on clay tablets) :: [Bokmål] stylus {m}; [Nynorsk] stylus {m}
stylus {n} (phonograph needle) :: [Bokmål] stift {m}; [Nynorsk] stift {m}
stylus {n} (pen for writing on touch-sensitive screen) :: [Bokmål] pekepenn {m}; [Nynorsk] peikepenn {m}
stylus {n} (tool for writing Braille) :: [Bokmål] pren {m}; [Nynorsk] pren {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
sub- {prefix} (under, beneath) :: [Bokmål] under-; [Nynorsk] under-
sub- {prefix} (subsidiary, secondary) :: [Bokmål] under-; [Nynorsk] under-
subcommittee {n} (committee within a committee) :: [Bokmål] underkomité {m}, underkomite {m}; [Nynorsk] underkomité {m}, underkomite {m}
subconsciously {adv} (below the level of 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
subgroup {n} (group within a larger group) :: [Bokmål] undergruppe {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] undergruppe {f}
subhuman {n} (untermensch) :: [Bokmål] undermenneske {n}; [Nynorsk] undermenneske {n}
subject {adj} (placed under the power of another) :: [Bokmål] underlagt
subjectivism {n} :: subjektivisme
subjugate {v} (to forcibly impose obedience or servitude) :: underkue, underlegge
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}
submerged {adj} (underwater) :: [Bokmål] neddykket
submersible {adj} (able to be submerged) :: [Bokmål] nedsenkbar
subproduct {n} (byproduct) SEE: byproduct ::
subscribe {v} (to sign up to receive a publication) :: [Bokmål] abonnere; [Nynorsk] abonnere
subscribe {v} (to pay for the provision of a service) :: [Bokmål] abonnere; [Nynorsk] abonere
subscribe {v} (to sign as token of consent or attestation) :: [Bokmål] underskrive, undertegne; [Nynorsk] underskrive, undertegne
subscriber {n} (a person who subscribes to a publication or a service) :: [Bokmål] abonnent {m}; [Nynorsk] abonnent {m}
subscript {n} (a type of lettering form) :: [Bokmål] senket skrift
subscription {n} (access to a resource for a period of time) :: [Bokmål] abonnement {n}; [Nynorsk] abonnement {n}
subsequent {adj} (following in time) :: [Bokmål] påfølgende
subsequently {adv} (subsequently) :: [Bokmål] deretter, senere
subsidiary {adj} (auxiliary or supplemental) :: subsidiær
subsistent {adj} (inherent) SEE: inherent ::
subspecies {n} (rank in the classification of organisms) :: [Bokmål] underart {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] underart {m} {f}
substance {n} (matter) :: substans {m}, masse {m}
substance {n} (essential part) :: substans {m}
substance {n} (material possessions) :: formue {m}
substance {n} (drugs) :: narkotika; [Bokmål] narkotika {n}, stoff {n}, substans {m}
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 {n} (noun) SEE: noun ::
substitute {v} (to substitute) SEE: replace ::
substrate {n} (the material or substance on which an enzyme acts) :: [Bokmål] substrat {n}; [Nynorsk] substrat {n}
substratum {n} (a layer that lies underneath another) :: [Bokmål] substrat {n}; [Nynorsk] substrat {n}
subtitle {n} (heading below a title) :: [Bokmål] undertittel {m}; [Nynorsk] undertittel {m}
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} (process) :: [Bokmål] subtraksjon {m}; [Nynorsk] subtraksjon {m}
subtraction {n} (calculation) :: [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}
subway {n} (underground railway) :: [Bokmål] tunnelbane {m}; [Nynorsk] tunnelbane {m}
subway {n} (underground walkway) :: [Bokmål] gangtunnel {m}; [Nynorsk] gangtunnel {m}
subzero {adj} (sub-zero) SEE: sub-zero ::
sub-zero {adj} ((of a temperature) below 0°C) :: minusgrader {m-p}
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
succession {n} (following in sequence) :: [Bokmål] suksesjon {m}; [Nynorsk] suksesjon {m}
successive {adj} (in a series) :: [Bokmål] suksessiv
successor {n} (person or thing that immediately follows another) :: [Bokmål] etterkommer {m}, etterfølger {m}, oppfølger {m}; [Nynorsk] etterkomar {m}, etterkommar {m}, etterfylgjar {m}, etterfølgar {m}, etterfølgjar {m}, oppfylgjar {m}, oppfølgar {m}, oppfølgjar {m}
success story {n} (anecdotal evidence) :: [Bokmål] suksesshistorie {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] suksesshistorie {f}
success story {n} (successful person or thing) :: [Bokmål] suksesshistorie {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] suksesshistorie {f}
succinct {adj} (brief and to the point) :: konsis
such as {prep} (for example) SEE: for example ::
such is life {phrase} (used to express the acceptance of misfortune) :: sånn er livet
suck {v} (to use the mouth to pull in (liquid etc)) :: suge
suck {v} (colloquial: term of general disparagement) :: suge
suck {n} (sycophant) SEE: sycophant ::
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) :: [Bokmål] Sudan; [Nynorsk] 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
sudorific {adj} (in a state of perspiration) SEE: sweaty ::
sue {v} (to file a legal action) :: [Bokmål] saksøke; [Nynorsk] saksøkje
Suez Canal {prop} (canal) :: Suezkanalen
suffer {v} (undergo hardship) :: lide
suffer {v} (feel pain) :: lide
suffer {v} (become worse) :: forverre
suffer {v} (endure, undergo) :: lide
suffer {v} (to suffer) SEE: endure ::
suffer from {v} (have a disease or condition) :: lide
suffering {n} (condition) :: [Bokmål] lidelse {m}; [Nynorsk] liding {f}
suffice {v} (be enough, sufficient, adequate) :: rekke; [Bokmål] holde; [Nynorsk] halde
suffix {n} (morpheme 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
suffragette {n} (female supporter of women's right to vote) :: [Bokmål] suffragette {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] suffragette {f}
suffragist {n} (suffragette) SEE: suffragette ::
sugar {n} (sucrose from sugar cane or sugar beet and used to sweeten food and drink) :: sukker {n}
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} (term of endearment) :: kjære {m}
sugar {n} :: sukker
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
sugarfree {adj} (sugar-free) SEE: sugar-free ::
sugar-free {adj} (not containing sugar) :: [Bokmål] sukkerfri; [Nynorsk] sukkerfri
sugar-loaf {n} (conical block of sugar) :: [Bokmål] sukkertopp {m}; [Nynorsk] sukkertopp {m}
Sugarloaf Mountain {prop} (rocky peak in Rio de Janeiro) :: [Bokmål] Sukkertoppen {m}; [Nynorsk] Sukkertoppen {m}
sugar-sweet {adj} (sweet like sugar) :: [Bokmål] sukkersøt; [Nynorsk] sukkersøt
suggest {v} (to imply but stop short of saying directly) :: [Bokmål] antyde; [Nynorsk] antyde
suggest {v} (to ask for without demanding) :: [Bokmål] foreslå; [Nynorsk] foreslå, føreslå
suggest {v} (to recommend) :: [Bokmål] foreslå
suggestion {n} (something suggested) :: forslag {n}
suicide {n} (instance of killing oneself) :: selvmord {n}
suicide {n} (person who has killed himself/herself, is killing (is attempting/has attempted to kill) himself/herself) :: 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} (set of clothes) :: [Bokmål] dress {m}, drakt {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] dress {m}
suit {n} (single garment that covers the whole body) :: [Bokmål] drakt {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] drakt {f}
suit {n} (card games: set of cards distinguished by color and emblems) :: [Bokmål] farge {n}; [Nynorsk] farge {n}, kortfarge {n}
suitcase {n} (large piece of luggage) :: koffert {m}
suite {n} (retinue or company of attendants) :: [Bokmål] suite {m}; [Nynorsk] suite {m}
suite {n} (group of connected rooms) :: [Bokmål] suite {m}; [Nynorsk] suite {m}
suite {n} (musical form pre-dating the sonata) :: [Bokmål] suite {m}; [Nynorsk] suite {m}
suite {n} (selection of music from a larger work) :: [Bokmål] suite {m}; [Nynorsk] suite {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} (sulky) SEE: sulky ::
sullen {adj} (dismal) :: muggen, utilfreds, trist
sultan {n} (ruler) :: [Bokmål] sultan {m}; [Nynorsk] sultan {m}
sultanate {n} (state ruled by a sultan) :: [Bokmål] sultanat {n}; [Nynorsk] sultanat {n}
sultry {adj} (hot and humid) :: lummer
sum {n} (quantity obtained by addition or aggregation) :: [Bokmål] sum {m}; [Nynorsk] sum {m}
sum {n} (arithmetic problem) :: sum
sum {n} (quantity of money) :: sum {m}
sum {n} (summary) SEE: summary ::
sum {n} (summit) SEE: summit ::
Sumerian {prop} (language) :: sumerisk språk
summary {n} (condensed presentation) :: resumé {n}; [Bokmål] oppsummering {m} {f}, sammendrag {n}; [Nynorsk] oppsummering {f}
summer {n} (hottest season) :: sommer; [Nynorsk] sommar, sumar
summer camp {n} (institution devoted to housing and entertaining children) :: sommerleir
summerlike {adj} (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}
summertime {n} (the period or season of summer) :: [Bokmål] sommertid {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] sommartid {f}
summit {n} (gathering of leaders) :: [Bokmål] toppmøte {n}; [Nynorsk] toppmøte {n}
summon {v} (to ask someone to come) :: tilkalle
sumo {n} (form of wrestling) :: [Bokmål] sumo {m}; [Nynorsk] sumo {m}
sun {prop} (the star around which the Earth revolves, see also: Sun) :: [Bokmål] sol {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] sol {f}
sun {n} (a star, especially when seen as the centre of any single solar system) :: sol
Sun {prop} (star) :: [Bokmål] Sol {m} {f}, Solen {m} {f} [definite]; [Nynorsk] Sola
sunbathing {n} (act of lying in the sun) :: [Bokmål] solbading {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] solbading {f}
Sunday {n} (day of the week) :: [Bokmål] søndag {m}; [Nynorsk] søndag {m}, sundag {m}
Sunday driver {n} (one who drives slowly) :: [Bokmål] søndagskjører {m}
sunderling {adv} (separately) SEE: separately ::
sundew {n} (group of insectivorous plants) :: soldogg
sundial {n} (device noting the time of day by the position of a shadow) :: [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}
sunflower seeds {n} (Seeds of sunflowers) :: [Bokmål] solsikkefrø {n} {p}; [Nynorsk] solsikkefrø {n} {p}
sunglasses {n} (tinted glasses worn to protect the eyes from the sun) :: solbriller
sunhat {n} (a hat to protect from the sun) :: [Bokmål] solhatt {m}; [Nynorsk] solhatt {m}
sunlight {n} (electromagnetic radiation given off by the sun) :: [Bokmål] sollys {n}; [Nynorsk] solljos {n}, sollys {n}
sun protection factor {n} (an indication of how long a sunscreen remains effective) :: [Bokmål] solfaktor {m}; [Nynorsk] solfaktor {m}
sunrise {n} (time of day) :: [Bokmål] soloppgang {m}, solrenning {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] soloppgang {m}, solrenning {f}
sunrise {n} (sky changing color) :: soloppgang {m}
sunroof {n} (opening in a vehicle roof) :: [Bokmål] takluke {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] takluke {f}
sunscreen {n} (cream that protects the skin from the sun) :: [Bokmål] solkrem {m}; [Nynorsk] solkrem {m}
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} (time of day) SEE: sunrise ::
sunup {n} (change in color of sky) SEE: sunrise ::
super {adj} (better than usual) :: super
supercilious {adj} (showing contemptuous indifference) :: hovmodig
supercilium {n} (arch of hair) SEE: eyebrow ::
superconductive {adj} (exhibiting or relating 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) :: [Bokmål] superellipse {m}; [Nynorsk] superellipse {m}
superfluous {adj} (excess of what is sufficient) :: [Bokmål] overflødig; [Nynorsk] overflødig
superglue {n} (very strong glue) :: [Bokmål] superlim {n}
superior {adj} (higher in rank or quality) :: [Bokmål] overlegen; [Nynorsk] overlegen
superiority {n} (the state of being superior) :: [Bokmål] overlegenhet {m} {f}
superlative {n} (highest degree of something) :: superlativ
superlative {n} (form of adjective expressing "most") :: superlativ {m}
superlative {n} (adjective used to praise) :: superlativ {n}
superlinear {adj} (describing a function that eventually grows faster than any linear one) :: superlineær
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} (extra or walk-on in a play or movie) SEE: walk-on ::
superpower {n} (sovereign state) :: [Bokmål] supermakt {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] supermakt {f}
superscript {n} (a type of lettering form) :: [Bokmål] hevet skrift
supersede {v} (Take the place of) :: avløse
supersonic {adj} (greater than the speed of sound) :: [Bokmål] supersonisk; [Nynorsk] supersonisk
superstition {n} (a belief that events may be influenced by one's behaviour in some magical or mystical way) :: overtru
superstitious {adj} (susceptible to superstitions) :: [Bokmål] overtroisk
superstructure {n} (nautical: structure above deck) :: [Bokmål] overbygg {n}, overbygning {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] overbygg {n}, overbygning {f}
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} (food before going to bed) :: kveldsmat {m}, nattmat {m} [very late]
supper {n} (dinner at night) :: aftensmat, kveldsmat {m}
supple {adj} (pliant, easy to bend) :: [Bokmål] bøyelig
supple {adj} (lithe and agile when moving and bending) :: [Bokmål] smidig
supple {adj} (compliant) :: [Bokmål] føyelig, bøyelig
supple {v} (to make or become supple) :: [Bokmål] mykne
supplement {n} (something added) :: [Bokmål] tillegg, supplement {n}; [Nynorsk] supplement {n}
supplement {n} (extension to a document or publication) :: [Bokmål] supplement {n}; [Nynorsk] supplement {n}
supplement {n} (additional section of a newspaper) :: [Bokmål] supplement {n}; [Nynorsk] supplement {n}
supplement {n} (vitamin, herbal extract, or chemical compound) :: [Bokmål] tilskudd, supplement {n}; [Nynorsk] supplement {n}
supplementary {adj} (additional) :: [Bokmål] supplerende
suppleness {n} (the quality of being supple) :: [Bokmål] smidighet {m} {f}
supply {n} (act of supplying) :: [Bokmål] forsyning {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] forsyning {f}
supply {n} (amount supplied) :: [Bokmål] forsyning {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] forsyning {f}
supply and demand {n} (economic model of pricing) :: [Bokmål] tilbud og etterspørsel
supply chain {n} (system of organisations, people, etc.) :: [Bokmål] leverandørkjede {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] leverandørkjede {f}
supply vessel {n} (ship used to transport supplies) :: [Bokmål] forsyningsskip {n}; [Nynorsk] forsyningsskip {n}
support {n} (something which supports) :: støtte
support {n} (financial or other help) :: bistand; [Bokmål] oppslutning {m} {f} [from people]; [Nynorsk] oppslutning {f} [from people]
suppose {v} (conclude; believe) :: anta, formode
suppose {v} (theorize; hypothesize) :: anta, forutsette
supposedly {adv} (as a matter of supposition) :: [Bokmål] visstnok, angivelig
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
sure {adj} (certain in one's knowledge or belief) :: [Bokmål] sikker
surely {adv} (without fail) :: sikkert
surely {adv} (certainly, undoubtedly) :: sikkert
surely {adv} (with confidence) :: trygt, sikkert
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 water {n} (water collecting on the ground or in a body of water) :: [Bokmål] overflatevann {n}
surgeon {n} (doctor who performs surgery) :: kirurg {m}
surgeonfish {n} (any of many brightly coloured fishes, of the family Acanthuridae) :: kirurgfisk
surgery {n} (procedure involving major incisions) :: operasjon {m}
surgery {n} (medical specialty) :: kirurgi {m}
Suriname {prop} (country) :: Surinam
Surinamese {n} (person from Suriname) :: [Bokmål] surinamer {m}; [Nynorsk] surinamar {m}
Surinamese {adj} (of, from or pertaining to Suriname) :: [Bokmål] surinamsk; [Nynorsk] surinamsk
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} (something not expected) :: [Bokmål] overraskelse {m}; [Nynorsk] overrasking
surprise {n} (attributively: that is unexpected) :: overrasknings- {m}, overraskelses-
surprise {n} (feeling that something unexpected has happened) :: overraskelse {m}
surprise {v} (cause (someone) to feel surprise) :: overraske
surprise {v} (do something to (a person) that they are not expecting, as a surprise) :: overraske
surprise {v} (to take unawares, to come on to something unexpectedly) :: [Bokmål] overrumple, overraske, ta på sengen
surprising {adj} (that is or are a surprise) :: [Bokmål] overraskende
surprisingly {adv} (in a way that causes surprise because it is unexpected, or unusual) :: [Bokmål] overraskende
surrealism {n} (artistic movement and aesthetic philosophy) :: surrealisme
surreptitious {adj} (stealthy, furtive, well hidden, covert) :: [Bokmål] skjult, dulgt, fordekt, hemmelig
surreptitiously {adv} (in a surreptitious manner) :: [Bokmål] i smug, i skjul, i løyndom
surrogacy {n} (surrogate motherhood) :: [Bokmål] surrogati {m}; [Nynorsk] surrogati {m}
surrogate mother {n} (woman who gives birth to a child not her own) :: [Bokmål] surrogatmor {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] surrogatmor {f}
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}
surveillance camera {n} (CCTV camera) :: overvåkningskamera
survey {n} (an examination) :: [Bokmål] undersøkelse {m}
survival of the fittest {n} (natural selection) :: den sterkeste overlever
survive {v} (person: continue to live) :: overleve; [Bokmål] overleve
survive {v} (object, concept: continue to exist) :: overleve
survive {v} (live longer than) :: overleve, leve lenger enn
survivor {n} (one who survives) :: overlever {m}
Susan {prop} (female given name) :: Susanne
Susanna {prop} (female given name) SEE: Susan ::
Susanna {prop} (biblical character) :: Susanna
sushi {n} (Japanese dish) :: [Bokmål] sushi
suspend {v} (To halt temporarily) :: suspendere
suspend {v} (To hang freely) :: henge
suspend {v} (To discontinue or interrupt a function, task, position, or event) :: avbryte
suspender {n} (an item used hold up trousers) :: [Bokmål] buksesele {m}; [Nynorsk] buksesele {m}
suspenders {n} (trouser supporter) SEE: suspender ::
suspenders {n} (stocking supporter) SEE: garter ::
suspension {n} (vehicle: system of springs and shock absorbers connected to the wheels in an automobile) :: [Bokmål] fjæring {m} {f}, hjuloppheng {n}; [Nynorsk] hjuloppheng {n}
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
suspiciously {adv} (In a manner suggesting suspicion) :: [Bokmål] mistenkelig
suspiciously {adv} (to a degree that makes one suspect something) :: [Bokmål] mistenkelig
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) :: [Bokmål] Svalbard; [Nynorsk] Svalbard
svarabhakti {n} (epenthesis of a vowel) :: [Bokmål] svarabhakti {m}; [Nynorsk] svarabhakti {m}
Swahili {n} (language) :: [Bokmål] swahili {m}; [Nynorsk] swahili {m}
swallow {v} (to cause to pass from the mouth into the stomach) :: [Bokmål] svelge; [Nynorsk] svelgje
swallow {v} (to take in, to consume) :: [Bokmål] sluke; [Nynorsk] sluke
swallow {v} (to make muscular contractions of the oesophagus) :: [Bokmål] svelge; [Nynorsk] svelgje
swallow {v} (to believe or accept) :: [Bokmål] sluke; [Nynorsk] sluke
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}
swamp {n} (type of wetland) :: [Bokmål] sump {m}, myr {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] sump {m}, myr {f}
swan {n} (waterfowl of the genus Cygnus) :: [Bokmål] svane {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] svane {f}
swanling {n} (baby swan, young swan) SEE: cygnet ::
swan song {n} (a final performance) :: [Bokmål] svanesang {m}; [Nynorsk] svanesong {m}
swarm {n} (large number of insects) :: [Bokmål] sverm {m}, bisverm {m}; [Nynorsk] sverm {m}, bisverm {m}
swarthy {adj} (dark) SEE: dark ::
swarthy {adj} (dark-skinned) SEE: dark-skinned ::
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}
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 {n} (person from Swaziland) :: [Bokmål] swazilender {m}, swazilending {m}; [Nynorsk] swazilendar {m}, swazilending {m}
Swazi {n} (person of Swazi descent) :: [Bokmål] swazi {m}; [Nynorsk] swazi {m}
Swazi {prop} (Bantu language) :: [Bokmål] swati {m}, swazi {m}; [Nynorsk] swati {m}, swazi {m}
Swazi {adj} (pertaining to Swaziland) :: [Bokmål] swazilandsk; [Nynorsk] swazilandsk
Swaziland {prop} (Kingdom of Swaziland) :: [Bokmål] Swaziland; [Nynorsk] Swaziland
swear {v} (to take an oath) :: [Bokmål] sverge; [Nynorsk] sverja, sverje
swear {v} (to curse, to use offensive language) :: [Bokmål] banne, sverge, sverte; [Nynorsk] banna, banne, sverta, sverte, sverja, sverje
swear word {n} (impolite or offensive taboo word) :: ed {m}, kraftuttrykk {n}; [Bokmål] kraftuttrykk {n}, banneord {n}; [Nynorsk] bannord {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
sweaty {adj} (covered in sweat) :: svettig
swede {n} (yellow root of Brassica napus) :: kålrot
swede {n} (plant) :: kålrot
swede {n} (turnip) SEE: turnip ::
Swede {n} (Swedish person) :: [Bokmål] svenske {m}; [Nynorsk] svenske {m}
Sweden {prop} (Scandinavian country) :: [Bokmål] Sverige {n}; [Nynorsk] Sverige {n}
Swedenborgianism {n} (Christian denomination influenced by Swedenborg) :: [Bokmål] swedenborgianisme {m}; [Nynorsk] swedenborgianisme {m}
Swedish {n} (language) :: [Bokmål] svensk {m}; [Nynorsk] svensk {m}
Swedish {adj} (of or pertaining to Sweden) :: [Bokmål] svensk; [Nynorsk] svensk
Swedish {adj} (of or pertaining to the Swedish language) :: [Bokmål] svensk; [Nynorsk] svensk
Swedophone {adj} (Swedish-speaking) :: [Bokmål] svenskspråklig, svensktalende; [Nynorsk] svensktalande, svenskspråkleg
sweet {adj} (having a pleasant taste) :: søt
sweet {adj} (having a taste of sugar) :: søt
sweet {adj} (containing a sweetening ingredient) :: sukkertilsatt
sweet {adj} (of a wine: retaining a portion of sugar) :: søt
sweet {adj} (not having a salty taste) :: (butter) usaltet, (water) fersk
sweet {adj} (having a pleasant smell) :: søtlig
sweet {adj} (not decaying, rancid, sour, spoiled, or stale) :: fersk
sweet {adj} (having a pleasant sound) :: vakker
sweet {adj} (having a pleasing disposition) :: snill, vennlig
sweet {adj} (having a helpful disposition) :: hjelpsom, vennlig
sweet {adj} (free from excessive unwanted substances) :: ren
sweet {n} (food eaten for dessert) SEE: dessert ::
sweet {n} (basic taste sensation induced by sugar) SEE: sweetness ::
sweet dreams {phrase} (sweet dreams) :: søte drømmer
sweetener {n} (food additive) :: [Bokmål] søtningsmiddel {n}, søtningsstoff {n}
sweetheart {n} (darling) SEE: darling ::
sweetie {n} (sweetheart) :: søtnos
sweetmeat {n} (sweet delicacy) :: søtsaker {p}
sweetness {n} (condition of being sweet or sugary) :: [Bokmål] sødme {m}; [Nynorsk] søtleik {m}
sweet pea {n} (flowering plant) :: [Bokmål] erteblomst {m}
sweet potato {n} (yam) SEE: yam ::
sweet potato {n} (tuber) :: søtpotet
sweets {n} (confectionery, candy) :: godteri {n-p}
sweetwater {n} (fresh water) SEE: fresh water ::
swell {v} (intransitive: to become bigger, especially due to being engorged) :: [Bokmål] svelle, svulme; [Nynorsk] svelle, svulme
swell {n} (series of waves) :: [Bokmål] dønning {m}; [Nynorsk] dønning {m}
swift {n} (bird) :: [Bokmål] seiler {m}; [Nynorsk] seglar {m}
swim {v} (move through water) :: [Bokmål] svømme; [Nynorsk] symja, symje, svømma
swim {n} (act or instance of swimming) :: [Bokmål] svømmetur {m}
swim cap {n} (cap worn by swimmers) :: [Bokmål] badehette {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] badehette {f}
swimmer {n} (one who swims) :: [Bokmål] svømmer {m}
swimming {n} (human activity of moving oneself through water) :: [Bokmål] svømming {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] symjing {f}
swimming costume {n} (garment for swimming) :: [Bokmål] badedrakt {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] badedrakt {f}
swimming goggles {n} (goggles for protecting the eyes in the water) :: [Bokmål] svømmebrille {m} {f}
swimming pool {n} (pool for swimming) :: [Bokmål] svømmebasseng {n}, [building] svømmehall {m}; [Nynorsk] symjebasseng {n}, svømmebasseng {n}, [building] svømmehall {m} {f}, symjehall {m} {f}
swimming trunks {n} (a pair of shorts or briefs worn for swimming or bathing) :: [Bokmål] badebukser {m-p} {f-p}; [Nynorsk] badebukse {f}
swimmist {n} (swimmer) SEE: swimmer ::
swimsuit {n} (tight-fitting garment worn for swimming) :: [Bokmål] badedrakt {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] badedrakt {f}
swimwear {n} (clothing for swimming) :: [Bokmål] badetøy {n}; [Nynorsk] badetøy {n}
swine {n} (pig) SEE: pig ::
swine flu {n} (influenza caused by orthomyxoviruses) :: svineinfluensa
swine influenza {n} (swine flu) SEE: swine flu ::
swing {v} (to ride on a swing) :: [Bokmål] huske, gynge, disse; [Nynorsk] huske, gynge, disse
swing {n} (hanging seat) :: [Bokmål] huske {m} {f}, gynge {m} {f}, disse {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] huske {f}, gynge {f}, disse {f}
swing bridge {n} (movable bridge) :: [Bokmål] svingbro {m} {f}, svingbru {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] svingbru {f}
swing state {n} (A state which may vote Democratic or Republican) :: [Bokmål] vippestat {m}; [Nynorsk] vippestat {m}
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 {adj} (of or pertaining to Swiss language(s) or Swiss dialect(s)) :: [Bokmål] sveitsisk; [Nynorsk] sveitsisk
Swiss {n} (Swiss person) :: [Bokmål] sveitser {m}; [Nynorsk] sveitsar {m}
Swiss chard {n} (chard) SEE: chard ::
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} (type of sponge cake roll) :: [Bokmål] rullekake {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] rullekake {f}
switch {n} (device to turn electric current on and off) :: [Bokmål] bryter {m}; [Nynorsk] brytar {m}
switch {n} (movable section of railroad track) :: [Bokmål] pens {m}, sporveksel {m}; [Nynorsk] pens {m}, sporveksel {m}
switch {n} (thin rod used as a whip) :: prylestokk {m}
switch {n} (command line notation) :: svitsj {m}
switch {n} (system allowing the interconnection of telephone lines) :: sentral {m}
switchblade {n} (a folding knife with a blade which opens automatically (under spring pressure) when a button is pressed) :: springkniv {m}
Switzerland {prop} (sovereign country) :: Sveits
swollen {adj} (distended) :: [Bokmål] svullen; [Nynorsk] svullen, svollen
sword {n} (weapon) :: [Bokmål] sverd {n}; [Nynorsk] sverd {n}
swordfish {n} (Xiphias gladius) :: sverdfisk
swordplay {n} (fighting with a sword) :: sverdkamp
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
syenite {n} (obsolete: granite) SEE: granite ::
syllabary {n} (system) :: [Bokmål] stavelsesskrift {m} {f}; [Nynorsk] stavingsskrift {f}
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}
symmetric {adj} (symmetrical) SEE: symmetrical ::
symmetrical {adj} (exhibiting symmetry) :: [Bokmål] symmetrisk; [Nynorsk] 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) :: [Bokmål] symfoni {m}; [Nynorsk] symfoni {m}
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 {v} (synchronize) SEE: synchronize ::
synchromesh {n} (system of synchronized transmission found in modern gearboxes) :: synkrongir {n}
synchromesh {n} (a device which functions like a synchronized transmission) :: synkronisering {c}
synchromesh {adj} (a device which functions like a synchronized transmission) :: synkronisert
synchronize {v} (cause two events to have coordinated timing) :: synkronisere
synchronous {adj} (at the same time) :: [Bokmål] synkron; [Nynorsk] synkron
synclinal {n} (synclinal fold) :: synklinal; [Nynorsk] synklinal
syncline {n} (concave upward fold) SEE: synclinal ::
syndicate {n} (group of individuals or companies) :: [Bokmål] syndikat {n}; [Nynorsk] syndikat {n}
syndrome {n} (recognizable pattern of symptoms or behaviours) :: [Bokmål] syndrom {n}; [Nynorsk] syndrom {n}
synergic {adj} (of or pertaining to synergy) :: [Bokmål] synergisk; [Nynorsk] synergisk
synergy {n} (behavior of a system that cannot be predicted by the behavior of its parts) :: synergi; [Bokmål] synergi {m}; [Nynorsk] synergi {m}
synonym {n} (word with same meaning as another) :: [Bokmål] synonym {n}, liketyding {m}; [Nynorsk] synonym {n}, liketyding {f}
synonymously {adv} (in a synonymous way) :: [Bokmål] synonymt
synoptic {adj} (of or relating to a synopsis) :: [Bokmål] synoptisk; [Nynorsk] synoptisk
synoptic {adj} (meteorology: obtained simultaneously over a wide area) :: [Bokmål] synoptisk; [Nynorsk] synoptisk
synoptic {adj} (Christianity: pertaining to the gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke) :: [Bokmål] synoptisk; [Nynorsk] synoptisk
syntactic {adj} (of, related to or connected with syntax) :: [Bokmål] syntaktisk; [Nynorsk] syntaktisk
syntactic sugar {n} :: [Bokmål] syntaktisk sukker {n}
syntax {n} (set of rules that govern how words are combined) :: [Bokmål] syntaks {m}; [Nynorsk] syntaks {m}
syntax {n} (formal rules of a computer language) :: [Bokmål] syntaks {m}; [Nynorsk] syntaks {m}
syntax {n} (study of the structure of phrases and sentences) :: [Bokmål] syntaks {m}; [Nynorsk] syntaks {m}
syntaxis {n} (syntax) SEE: syntax ::
synthesizer {n} (music: an electronic keyboard instrument) :: [Bokmål] fjøl {m} {f},
synthetic {adj} (artificial, not genuine) :: [Bokmål] syntetisk; [Nynorsk] syntetisk
syphilis {n} (sexual disease caused by Treponema pallidum) :: [Bokmål] syfilis {m}; [Nynorsk] syfilis {m}
Syracuse {prop} (city in New York state) :: Syracuse; [Nynorsk] Syracuse
Syria {prop} (country in the Middle East) :: [Bokmål] Syria; [Nynorsk] Syria
Syrian {n} (A person from Syria or of Syrian descent) :: [Bokmål] syrer {m}; [Nynorsk] syrar {m}
Syrian {adj} (Of, from, or pertaining to Syria, the Syrian people or the Syrian language) :: [Bokmål] syrisk; [Nynorsk] syrisk
syringe {n} (hypodermic syringe) :: [Bokmål] sprøyte {m} {f}
syrup {n} (liquid) :: [Bokmål] sirup {m}
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}