(Adverbs and Animals) Norwegian Grammar

In this 18th lesson we will explore the Norwegian adverbs, vocabulary list about animals and finally farewell phrases. We will be using both vocabulary and grammar to ensure that you know how to use the words when they are separate and when they are in a sentence. Going through the whole page should take about 30 min. Make sure to read the pronunciation and hear the audio as well. If you have any question about this course, Contact us from the page Norwegian Classes.


In addition to adjectives, adverbs are very essential. This includes adverbs of time “, frequency, manner and place. It can make it easy to have a conversation about different topics by simply knowing some key words such as “yesterday”, “always”, “quickly”, “here” etc. Adverbs can modify adjectives and verbs.

Below is a list of 30 adverbs that you might come across or use very often. The table contains 3 columns (English, Norwegian, and Audio). Make sure you repeat each word after hearing it by either clicking on the audio button or by reading the pronunciation. That should help with memorization as well as improving your pronunciation.

Adverbs List in Norwegian

Adverbs Norwegian Audio
Already allerede
Immediately umiddelbart
Last night går kveld
Later senere
Next week neste uke
Soon snart
Still fortsatt
This morning i morges
Today i dag
Tomorrow i morgen
Tonight i kveld
Yesterday i går
Yet ennå
Anywhere hvor som helst
Everywhere overalt
Here her
There der
Almost nesten
Alone alene
Carefully forsiktig
Quickly raskt
Really virkelig
Slowly sakte
Together sammen
Very veldig
Always alltid
Never aldri
Rarely sjelden
Sometimes noen ganger

Let’s put some of the adverbs above into full Norwegian sentences. That way you will be able to use the word not only by itself but embedded in a structure.

Norwegian Adverbs in a Sentence

English Norwegian Audio
Do you like it here? Trives du her?
See you later! Ser deg senere!
Thank you very much! Tusen takk!
I really like it! Jeg liker det kjempegodt!


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Vocabulary List about Animals

Here is a list of 25 words related to farm and wild animals as well as insects. If you can memorize them by heart, you will be able to talk about pets you have in the house or farm.

Animals List in Norwegian

Animals Norwegian Audio
Animal Dyr
Bear bjørn
Bird fugl
Butterfly Sommerfugl
Cat katt
Cow ku
Dog hund
Donkey esel
Eagle ørn
Elephant elefant
Farm Gård
Forest Skog
Goat geit
Horse hest
Insect Insekt
Lion løve
Monkey ape
Mosquito Mygg
Mouse mus
Rabbit kanin
Sheep (plural) Sauer
Snake slange
Spider Edderkopp
Tiger tiger


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Daily Conversation in Norwegian

Finally, a list of sentences If you simply want to ask a question, please vocabulary used in this lesson plus some bonus phrases. For a complete list of commonly used sentences, please visit our Norwegian Phrases page. Enjoy!

Common Expressions in Norwegian

English Norwegian Audio
Do you have any animals? Har du noen dyr?
Do you sell dog food? Selger dere hundemat?
I have a dog Jeg har en hund
Monkeys are funny Aper er morsomme
She likes cats Hun liker katter
Tigers are fast Tigere er raske
Bad Dårlig
Happy glad / lykkelig
Sad trist
Thank you! Takk!
You’re welcome! (in response to “thank you”) Ingen årsak / bare hyggelig
Have a nice day! Ha en fin dag!
Good night! God natt!
Have a good trip! God tur!
It was nice talking to you! Det var hyggelig å snakke med deg!

Fun Facts

Did you know? Commonly used adverbs constitute about 15% of sentences in Norwegian. That means they should not be ignored because sooner or later you will need to use them.

Congratulations! You finished your 18th lesson in Norwegian about adverbs, and animals. Are you ready for the next lesson? We recommend Norwegian Vocabulary. You can also simply click on one of the links below or go back to our Learn Norwegian homepage.