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    (Original post by EvilSheep)
    Are you learning to speak Norwegian?? And if so, why?!? (Just curious)
    Jeg lærte litt Norsk i flere år siden (jeg har studert nordiske literaturvetenskap i Tyskland), men dessverre har jeg ikke brukt(?) det mye siden jeg kom til England. Så jeg kan ikke snakke eller skrive det så veldig godt, men jeg kan rett og slett lese tekster på Norsk, selv om det er vanskelig for meg å forstår folk som faktisk snakker Norsk.
    *realises she has probably already made about a dozen mistakes and decides to stop*
    Haven't I told you this already? Basically I'm not very good and I haven't really practised it much over the past five year, but I still love the language. Especially the northern dialects for some bizarre reason (I can't talk like that myself, though, because my teacher was from the south and had an Oslo-ish accent).
    This year I was thinking about joining the Scandinavian society here, actually, but from what I remember of their old term cards, most of their events involve alcohol and watching films in Swedish (unfortunately I don't drink, though and my Swedish is abominably bad - certainly not enough for a Bergmann film).
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    (Original post by hobnob)
    Jeg lærte litt Norsk i flere år siden (jeg har studert nordiske literaturvetenskap i Tyskland), men dessverre har jeg ikke brukt(?) det mye siden jeg kom til England. Så jeg kan ikke snakke eller skrive det så veldig godt, men jeg kan rett og slett lese tekster på Norsk, selv om det er vanskelig for meg å forstår folk som faktisk snakker Norsk.
    *realises she has probably already made about a dozen mistakes and decides to stop*
    Haven't I told you this already? Basically I'm not very good and I haven't really practised it much over the past five year, but I still love the language. Especially the northern dialects for some bizarre reason (I can't talk like that myself, though, because my teacher was from the south and had an Oslo-ish accent).
    This year I was thinking about joining the Scandinavian society here, actually, but from what I remember of their old term cards, most of their events involve alcohol and watching films in Swedish (unfortunately I don't drink, though and my Swedish is abominably bad - certainly not enough for a Bergmann film).
    Well, your Norwegian is certainly decent, and with a bit of practice should be up to scratch again.. HAve you told me this before?? Hmmm, not that I can recall :o:

    Northern dialects can be very nice, I agree.. I must say (as a Westerner(?)), I don't like the Oslo-area dialects much...
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    Well, your Norwegian is certainly decent, and with a bit of practice should be up to scratch again.. HAve you told me this before?? Hmmm, not that I can recall :o:
    *rummages through the archives*
    Here you go: http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/showthread.php?t=518242
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    And yes, I tend to remember lots of useless bits of information.:o:
    Northern dialects can be very nice, I agree.. I must say (as a Westerner(?)), I don't like the Oslo-area dialects much...
    That's quite a common thing, though, isn't it? Some of the people in my class went to Bergen on an exchange programme, and when they returned, they all talked with a different accent and kept complaining about how awful Oslo dialects sounded.
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    (Original post by hobnob)
    *rummages through the archives*
    Here you go: http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/showthread.php?t=518242
    Page 2.
    And yes, I tend to remember lots of useless bits of information.:o:

    That's quite a common thing, though, isn't it? Some of the people in my class went to Bergen on an exchange programme, and when they returned, they all talked with a different accent and kept complaining about how awful Oslo dialects sounded.

    Memory of a goldfish I have!!

    Well, the Bergen dialect is by far the coolest one :p: And yes, it is common for people from Bergen not to like the Eastern dialects...
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    wow, i haven't been in here for a while! and my norwegian isn't great and apparantly here in stavanger they talk differently as well! brilliant!
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    (Original post by croissantfever)
    wow, i haven't been in here for a while! and my norwegian isn't great and apparantly here in stavanger they talk differently as well! brilliant!
    It's not that different in Stavanger... It's like, there's so many different dialects in Norway, and not many speak textbook-language.. So it's going to differ from that most places..
    Stavanger has a cool dialect, they have softer consonants, eg. Ts often become Ds, and Ks often become Gs.. It's nice! Only problem is that it sounds a bit moany..
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    Tusen takk!
    You're very welcome
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    I'm here to help if anyone wants any help

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    Hei!

    Hvordan går det med deg? ØØhm, hvordan sier du "nothing" på norsk. F.eks Hei, okey?
    Ja, takk, og du?
    Jeppa. Alt er bra her.
    Et øyeblikk! (eller kanskje OST! er bedre)
    Ha?
    "Oh nothing".

    Heh heh, little dialogue but...ingenting is for someTHING isn't it or can I say that.

    Can anyone help me at all? Takk så mye Student Room venner!
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    And just looking at the loooong thread, I was in Reykjavík for 10 days just recently checking out my Icelandic skills and went on several tours. On the tours you could request a hearing guide which is basically an iPod with different languages and, on choosing Norwegian I think I really like the Bergen and Oslo accents the best. I understand the Oslo accent better because my Teach Yourself Norwegian was in the textbook Oslo accent...

    Just my two øre. :rolleyes:
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    (Original post by Coloringwiththerainbow)
    Hei!

    Hvordan går det med deg? ØØhm, hvordan sier du "nothing" på norsk. F.eks Hei, okey?
    Ja, takk, og du?
    Jeppa. Alt er bra her.
    Et øyeblikk! (eller kanskje OST! er bedre)
    Ha?
    "Oh nothing".

    Heh heh, little dialogue but...ingenting is for someTHING isn't it or can I say that.

    Can anyone help me at all? Takk så mye Student Room venner!
    OST???

    Ingenting means nothing. Ingen = none/no. Ting = thing.

    Btw, you wouldn't just say 'okey?'. You'd say 'alt okey?' At least imo.
    Me personally, I'd say reply with 'det går bra (med meg)' instead of 'alt er bra her.. '
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    (Original post by Coloringwiththerainbow)
    And just looking at the loooong thread, I was in Reykjavík for 10 days just recently checking out my Icelandic skills and went on several tours. On the tours you could request a hearing guide which is basically an iPod with different languages and, on choosing Norwegian I think I really like the Bergen and Oslo accents the best. I understand the Oslo accent better because my Teach Yourself Norwegian was in the textbook Oslo accent...

    Just my two øre. :rolleyes:

    The Bergen one is definitely the coolest one!! :yep:
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    (Original post by EvilSheep)
    OST???

    Ingenting means nothing. Ingen = none/no. Ting = thing.

    Btw, you wouldn't just say 'okey?'. You'd say 'alt okey?' At least imo.
    Me personally, I'd say reply with 'det går bra (med meg)' instead of 'alt er bra her.. '
    Hello,

    Well thank you for your help. That has furthered my Norwegian skills. So it's alright to say "ingenting" if you didn't want to or need to say anything further.

    Haha, randomly ost! I am not sure why I said it...

    Okay so you'd say det går bra, that's good stuff! My girlfriend is from Halden so I guess it's different by I like det går bra her because it sort of suits hvordan går det med deg?

    Cool.

    (P.S. Naturlighvis, Bergen er best)
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    (Original post by Coloringwiththerainbow)

    (P.S. Naturlighvis, Bergen er best)
    No h!!

    Happy that I can help
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    I signed up for the Scandinavian Society mailing list today - let's hope they'll have a few events this term which don't involve alcohol and/or Swedish films.
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    Hehe, let's hope that!! One of the events of the Nordic society here at Notts is a trip to Ikea.... Typical!! (I've already been there though!!) I haven't joined the Nordic society, simply because I get enough Norwegian/Swedish etc at home... (or on holidays!) So I don't feel the need to socialise with them here just because they are from a Nordic country..
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    (Original post by EvilSheep)
    Hehe, let's hope that!! One of the events of the Nordic society here at Notts is a trip to Ikea.... Typical!! (I've already been there though!!) I haven't joined the Nordic society, simply because I get enough Norwegian/Swedish etc at home... (or on holidays!) So I don't feel the need to socialise with them here just because they are from a Nordic country..
    Fair enough. I won't be joining the German society for the same reason.
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    Jeg taler ikke norsk, men jeg taler lidt dansk.

    Er det en dansk soceity?

    Tak skal du have!
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    (Original post by Tipareth)
    Jeg taler ikke norsk, men jeg taler lidt dansk.

    Er det en dansk soceity?

    Tak skal du have!

    Har ikke sett noe dansk society dessverre...
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    (Original post by EvilSheep)
    Har ikke sett noe dansk society dessverre...
    Ok, men tak alligevel

    Maaske jeg vil begynde en!
 
 
 
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