Learn to Tell About Yourself in Norwegian

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You learnt how to introduce yourself in Norwegian. So you go to a pub in Oslo and you meet this nice Norwegian girl and introduce yourself. Now what? Fear not and keep learning. Here are a few simple sentences to add to your conversation.

Norwegian English
 Jeg heter Kevin Rodrigues.
My name is Kevin Rodrigues.
 Jeg kommer fra India.
I come from India.
 Jeg bor i Oslo.
I live in Oslo.
 Jeg er 30 år.
I am 30 years old.
 Jeg er enslig/gift.
I am single / married.
 Jeg har ikke barn/Jeg har ett barn.
I have no children / I have one child.
 Jeg har en katt.
I have a cat.
 Den heter Tom.
 It’s called Tom.

You can then further the conversation with your female friend by asking her some questions. Remember that you learn Norwegian question words.

Norwegian English
 Hva heter du?
What is your name?
 Hvor kommer du fra?
Where do you come from?
 Hvor bor du?
Where do you live?
 Hvor gammel er du?
How old are you?
 Er du gift?
Are you married?
 Har du barn?
Do you have children?
 Har du telefon?
Do you have a telephone?

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10 thoughts on “Learn to Tell About Yourself in Norwegian

  1. For the translation of “Er du gift?”, you typed “Er you married?”. Please correct it. Love your blog, by the way.

    • I would like to go to —> Jeg vil gjerne dra til/Jeg vil gjerne reise til/Jeg vil gjerne gå til
      Can I visit you? —> Kan jeg besøke deg?

  2. love your blog! These translations are really great 🙂 I’ve been searching for a really good website to teach me fluent Norwegian as I want to move to Bergen with my partner and my best guy friend in a few years 🙂 if you know any other great websites (other than yours) or books or anything that helps, suggestions would be amazing 🙂 thanks 🙂

  3. Hello there! Could you help me with “I live in X city which is close to Y city” and explain it in Norwegian?
    By the way your blog is awesome! You’re doing a great job!

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