An overview of the Norwegian dialects

In this video, you will learn about the main characteristics of the Norwegian dialects, including intonation, pronunction of "R" and much more.


Ever been confused by the unintelligible Norwegian dialects? In this video, you will learn about the four main dialects in Norwegian language, and how to recognise them.

  • The intonation
  • The way the "R" sound is pronounced
  • How to recognise the characteristics of the four main dialects

Norwegian dialects  

What is your experience with the Norwegian dialects? Tell me in the comment field below!  

Disclaimer: I am by no means an expert imitator of the dialects. So if any Norwegians are watching this, please do not be offended by any misrepresentations :)  

The video is part of the course Master the Stavanger dialect. If you are living the Stavanger region and struggle with the dialect there, then this online course is highly recommend. The course is suitable for B1-level students and above.

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