Learn More Norwegian Words For Things Around The House

Do you own your own house? Or you you stay in a rented one? Perhaps it is a large cottage. Or maybe it is a small apartment. Whether you are happy (or unhappy) with your house, here is a chance to cook up a conversation with your Norwegian friends.

We have already added a few Norwegian words for things around the house to our vocabulary. Go learn those and then come back here to learn some more.

Norwegian English
et søppelspann a garbage can
ei inngangsdør a front door
sengetøy bedding
tepper carpets
puter pillows
håndkler towels
gardiner curtains
bilder pictures
lamper lamps
ei stue a living room
et soverom a bedroom
et kjøkken a kitchen
et toalett a toilet
en enebolig a cottage
et rekkehus a row house
en leilighet an apartment
et gjerde a fence
en lekeplass a playground
en garasje a garage
ei takrenne a gutter
ei trapp a staircase
en garderobe a wardrobe
en ovn an oven
å eie to own
å leie to rent
å flytte to move


And now let’s set up some phrases to help you with your conversation.

Norwegian English
Jeg flytter til et nytt hus. I am moving to a new house.
Jeg eier en pen enebolig. I own a nice house.
Du kan leie et lite rekkehus. You can rent a small row house.
Huset mitt har to toaletter. My house has two toilets.
Gå ned trappa til kjøkkenet. Go down the stairs to the kitchen.
Jeg bor i en stor leilighet. I live in a big apartment.
Det har et soverom og et bad. It has a bedroom and a bathroom.