A diphthong is a complex speech sound or glide that begins with one vowel and gradually changes to another vowel within the same syllable. Did not understand what it means? Well, don’t worry, I didn’t either 🙂
What is important to understand the various sounds so that you can speak and understand these sounds like a Norwegian.
Below are the sounds you should be familiar with on your journey to learn Norwegian.
|ei||as the English word, “eye“|
|øy||a from “a book” followed by ee. “a-ee“|
|au||as the “ow” in the word, “towel”|
|ng||as the “ng” in the word, “ring”|
|gn||as the “n” in the word, “rain“|
|sk||as the “sh” in the word, “shout”|
|skj||as the “sh” in the word, “shout”|
|sj||as the “sh” in the word, “shout”|
|rs||as the “sh” in the word, “shout”|
|eg||as the English word, “eye“|
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