Norwegianized English Words
English is the world’s first truly global language, spoken in more places and by more people than any other language in history. In a global context, Norwegian is – obscure….
Here is a selection of words that either have same origin as or are borrowed from English language. Noticing these similarities can help you learn and understand Norwegian a little faster.
Same words and same meaning:
under “d” is silent
On the other hand, when you come across a Norwegian word that look similar to English, it may have a completely different meaning. These are called homonyms.
Here are some examples:
Arrangement – event
Art – species
Trøkk – punch or push
Gift – married or poison
Roman – novel
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