Learn About Time Prepositions in Norwegian Part 1

Prepositions are something that tell us where one thing or person is in relation to another thing or person.

If you don’t know what prepositions in Norwegian are, you should begin by reading:

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

It’s time to begin learning about prepositions that tell something about the time. Let’s begin our learning with one of the commonly used prepositions for…siden.

This preposition is used to tell about something that has happened in the past and is no longer happening. Below are a few examples to make things clearer.

Norwegian English
Jeg var på kino for fem dager siden.
I was at the movies five days ago.
Jeg så henne for tre timer siden.
I saw her three hours ago.
Han var her for et øyeblikk siden.
He was here a moment ago.
De kom hit for en uke siden.
They had come here a week ago.
Hun kom hit for ett år siden.
She came here one year ago.
De var i London for fire uker siden.
They were in London four weeks ago.
For fem måneder siden var vi på hytta.
Five months ago we were at the cottage.

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