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Norwegian-English Dictionary, Paperback / softback Book

Norwegian-English Dictionary Paperback / softback

Edited by Einar Haugen


For more than forty years, the Haugen Norwegian - English Dictionary has been regarded as the foremost resource for both learners and professionals using English and Norwegian.

With more than 60,000 entries, it is esteemed for its breadth, its copious grammatical detail, and its rich idiomatic examples.

In his introduction, Einar Haugen, a revered scholar and teacher of Norwegian to English speakers, provides a concise overview of the history of the language, presents the pronunciation of contemporary Norwegian, and introduces basic grammatical structures, including the inflection of nouns and adjectives and the declension of verbs.

This title features more than 60,000 Norwegian words and their English equivalents.

It includes more grammatical information than any other Norwegian - English dictionary.

Both Bokmal and Nynorsk are included. It covers phonemic transcriptions. It provides extensive coverage and explanation of Norwegian idioms and word usage, including examples from standard and archaic speech, dialects, proverbs, literature, and professional texts.

It contains common abbreviations, place names, proper names, and cultural references.

It presents extensive coverage of verb phrases.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 300 pages, illustrations
  • Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
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  • Category: Bilingual & multilingual dictionaries
  • ISBN: 9780299038748