(Imperative and Places) Norwegian Grammar

This 16th lesson teaches the Norwegian imperative form. In addition you will find a vocabulary list about places and household objects. I will try to give examples using both vocabulary and grammar. That way it will be easy for you to see 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.


Knowing the imperative form in Norwegian is a powerful skill. It can make it easy to ask someone to do something, and clarify what you want done.

Below is a list of 20 imperative forms and expressions 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.

The Imperative in Norwegian

Imperative Norwegian Audio
Go! Gå!
Stop! Stopp!
Don’t Go! Ikke gå!
Stay! Bli!
Leave! Stikk!
Come here! Kom her!
Go there! Gå dit!
Enter (the room)! Stig på!
Speak! Snakk!
Be quiet! Vær stille!
Turn right Sving til høyre
Turn left Sving til venstre
Go straight Rett fram
Wait! Vent!
Let’s go! La oss gå!
Be careful! Vær forsiktig!
Sit down! Sitt ned!
Let me show you! La meg vise deg
Listen! Hør / Lytt
Write it down! Skriv det ned!


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Vocabulary List about Places

Below is a list of 20 words about different places. Useful when talking about going somewhere.

Places in Norwegian

Places Norwegian Audio
Bank bank
Beach strand
Desert ørken
Earth jord
Forest skog
Garden hage
Hospital sykehus
Island øy
Lake innsjø
Moon måne
Mountain fjell
River elv
Sea sjø
Sky himmel
Stars Stjerner
Sun Sol
I can see the stars Jeg kan se stjernene
I want to go to the beach Jeg vil gå på stranden
The moon is full tonight Det er fullmåne i kveld
This is a beautiful garden Dette er en vakker hage

Vocabulary List about Household Terms

Below is a list of 26 words about different household terms, including rooms, kitchen appliances … etc.

Places in Norwegian

Household Norwegian Audio
Bed seng
Bedroom soverom
Carpet teppe
Ceiling tak
Chair stol
Computer Datamaskin
Desk skrivepult
Door Dør
Furniture møbler
House hus
Kitchen kjøkken
Refrigerator kjøleskap
Roof tak
Room rom
Stove Komfyr
Table bord
Television tv
Toilet toalett
Wall vegg
Window vindu


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Daily Conversation in Norwegian

Finally, here are some common expressions used to offer good wishes to someone. For a complete list of commonly used sentences, please visit our Norwegian Phrases page. Enjoy!

Common Expressions in Norwegian

English Norwegian Audio
Can you close the door? Kan du lukke døren?
Can you open the window? Kan du åpne vinduet?
I need to use the computer Jeg trenger å bruke datamaskinen
I need to use the toilet Jeg må bruke toalettet
I’m watching television Jeg ser på TV
This room is very big Dette rommet er veldig stort
Holiday Wishes God ferie
Good luck! Lykke til!
Happy birthday! Gratulerer med dagen!
Happy new year! Godt nyttår!
Merry Christmas! God jul!
Congratulations! Gratulerer!
Enjoy! (before eating) Velbekommen
Bless you (when sneezing) Prosit
Best wishes! De beste ønsker!

Fun Facts

Language Quote: ❝Language is the road map of a culture. It tells you where its people come from and where they are going.❞ ‒Rita Mae Brown

Congratulations! You finished your 16th lesson in Norwegian about the imperative form, places and household items. Are you ready for the next lesson? We recommend Norwegian Lesson 17. You can also simply click on one of the links below or go back to our Learn Norwegian homepage.