Learn About Question Pronouns in Norwegian

We have been learning about pronouns since a few of the last posts. If you are unfamiliar with pronouns, it would help to read:

  1. Learn About Pronouns in Norwegian Part 1
  2. Learn About Pronouns in Norwegian Part 2
  3. Learn About Pronouns in Norwegian Part 3
  4. Learn About Pronouns in Norwegian Part 4
  5. Learn About Pronouns in Norwegian Part 5

This post mentions some of the question pronouns in Norwegian.

Hvem(Who) is used with people. Hva(What) cannot be used with people.

Hvilken/hvilket/hvilke(Which) is used with people and things.

Below are some examples that should make the things clearer.

Norwegian English
Hvem er det?
Who is it?
Hvem snakker du til?
Who are you speaking to?
Hvem vil du besøke?
Who will you visit?
 Hvem eier dette huset?
Who owns this house?
Hva sier du?
What did you say?
Hva tenker du på?
What are you thinking about?
Hva vil du gjøre?
What will you do?
Hvilken buss skal vi ta?
Which bus shall we take?
Hvilken veske liker du?
Which purse do you like?
Hvilket hus bor du i?
Which house do you live in?
Hvilke bøker liker du?
Which books do you like?

There is one more type of question that is commonly used in Norwegian, Hva slags (What kind of).

Norwegian English
Hva slags bøker liker du?
What kind of books do you like?
Hva slags filmer liker du?
What kind of films do you like?
Hva slags mat spiser du?
What kind of food do you eat?

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