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  Norway - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Norwegians settled on Iceland, the Faroe Islands, Greenland and parts of the British Islands and attempted to settle at L'Anse aux Meadows in Newfoundland, Canada (perhaps the Vinland of The Saga of Eric the Red).
Norway is bounded for its entire length by seas of the North Atlantic Ocean: the North Sea to the southwest and its large inlet the Skagerrak to the south, the Norwegian Sea to the west, and the Barents Sea to the northeast.
Nevertheless, all of the Norwegian dialects are interintelligible.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Norway   (2498 words)

 Norwegian language, alphabet and pronunciation
Norwegian is a Germanic language with around 5 million speakers in Norway, Canada, Ecuador, Sweden, the UAE and the USA.
Early Norwegian literature, mainly poetry and historical prose, was written in West Norse and flourished between the 9th and the 14th centuries.
Norwegian continued to be spoken but Danish was used for officials purposes, as a literary language and in higher education.
www.omniglot.com /writing/norwegian.htm   (381 words)

Norwegian is the official language of Norway where it is spoken by 4,250,000 people.
Written Danish and Norwegian are particularly close, though the pronunciation of all three languages differs significantly.
Norwegian manuscripts in the new alphabet began to appear about a century later.
www.nvtc.gov /lotw/months/december/Norwegian.html   (574 words)

 CFA Breed Article: Norwegian Forest Cat
Although the Norwegian Forest Cat is a relatively new breed in the United States, it is a very old breed in Norway.
Norwegian Forest Cats were almost lost as a distinct breed through hybridization with the free-roaming domestic shorthairs in Norway.
Interest was aroused among Norwegian cat fanciers when they realized that they were in real danger of losing the breed; but World War II put a hold on their efforts.
www.cfainc.org /breeds/profiles/articles/norwegian.html   (1396 words)

 Vancouver Cruise Watch Alaska 2005 - Norwegian Cruise Line
Norwegian Cruise Line is known for its "freestyle" cruising concept which is proving popular with families and those who want a casual, cruise experience.
Norwegian Dream sails her first Alaska season in 2005 on innovative 10 and 11-night itineraries round-trip from Seattle, that combine a call at Anchorage (port of Seward or Whittier) with the Inside Passage.
Norwegian Dream is one of the smallest and oldest of the big ships at 50,760 and built in 1992 as the Dreamward.
www.susanmilne.com /reviews/ncl.htm   (870 words)

 Norwegian Translation - Translate Norwegian Language Translator
The Norwegian alphabet consists of 29 letters, the first 26 of which are the same as the Latin alphabet used in English.
Danish came to be the primary language of the Norwegian elite, although adoption was slower among the commoners.
Norwegians began to push for true independence by embracing democracy and attempting to act as a sovereign nation.
www.translation-services-usa.com /languages/norwegian.shtml   (1455 words)

 Språkrådet - Norwegian
The "parent language" of Norwegian is, as noted, customarily called Old Norse, a term which includes both Old Norwegian in a narrow sense (the language of Norway) and Old Icelandic.
In speech, Norwegian dialects were used, but in the cities, a Danish-based upper- class spoken variety gradually arose, especially for formal use, but it also strongly influenced everyday language.
There are four and a half million Norwegians today, and more than 95% of them use one of the varieties of Norwegian as their primary language (often a dialect for speech and one of the standards for writing) – the Sámi being the most important minority.
www.sprakrad.no /templates/Page.aspx?id=6811   (1519 words)

 Norwegian Department| St. Olaf College | Northfield, Minnesota, USA
Olaf is one of a few U.S colleges and universities where students can use Norwegian to complete their foreign language requirement — and beyond the requirement can study the language, literature, culture,and history of Norway in depth.
The study of Norwegian opens the door to another culture and another way of viewing the world and develops skills in communication, research, analytical thinking, and writing that are essential in a wide range of careers.
Norwegian also enables many students to explore their cultural heritage, and encourages contact with relatives and friends in Norway.
www.stolaf.edu /depts/norwegian   (240 words)

In reality, of course, the Norwegian Sky is home to a different crowd - smiling, boisterous Americans - who appreciate the understated, light-toned colors and pear-wood outlines, and generally un-Carnivalesque interiors of this ship just as much as any stereotypical North European would.
Meanwhile, the Norwegian Wind, which was renovated and "stretched" in 1998, features the traditional aft-pool-and-sundeck area, allowing passengers to lazily observe the ship's wake meander into the distance.
Aboard the Norwegian Sky, the long, narrow Horizons Restaurant which runs along the starboard side of the Atlantic Deck, succeeding wonderfully in capturing the Orient Express dining-car experience.
www.cruisemon.com /alaska2/shpgs/ALASK_NCL.html   (302 words)

 Introduction - Norwegian-American Immigration and Local History - Local History & Genealogy Reading Room (Library ...
Norwegian migration to North American began on July 4, 1825, with the sailing of the sloop Restauration from Stavanger bound for New York City.
From that beginning to the present, Norwegians and Norwegian Americans have scrupulously documented the migration movement, the lives of the immigrants, and the development of their settlements.
Norwegian Americans' pride in their considerable influence on American life has led to the publication of lists and entire dictionaries of biographical and genealogical information on thousands of individuals.
www.loc.gov /rr/genealogy/bib_guid/norway.html   (348 words)

Norwegian book, vintage but in very good condition," De Frigjorte Hender", understanding women's work after 1814.
This is a most beautiful basket but unsigned, however we believe the painter to be Gudrun Berg, who was born in Norway, however we are not positive.
This is a beautiful piece of Norwegian handwork, with cut out holes and embroidery and very, very lovely.
www.swedishcountry.com /norwegian.htm   (979 words)

 Online Resources for the Study of Norwegian: Dictionaries, Grammars, and Cultural Resources
From the source: "it is hard for foreigners to comprehend why Norwegians, who 150 years ago did not have a written language of their own and managed quite well with Danish, have, over the past 100 years, developed for good measure two Norwegian tongues.
The Norwegian Language Council is the Norwegian government's advisory body in matters pertaining to the Norwegian language.
Den norske ordboksserien LEXIN er laget for at det skal bli enklere for minoritetsspråklige som bor i Norge å lære seg norsk.
employees.csbsju.edu /tnichol/norwegian.html   (1885 words)

 BBC Education - Languages
Most closely related to Icelandic and Faroese, Norwegian hangs of the northern Germanic branch of the Indo-European family tree.
Norwegian is spoken in Norway, where it is the official language, and in parts of Denmark and Sweden.
Norwegian and Swedish are among the few European tonal languages, that is a language where the tone in a syllable of two otherwise identical words can change their meaning.
www.bbc.co.uk /languages/european_languages/languages/norwegian.shtml   (146 words)

 Norwegian language on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Norwegian is a daughter language of Old Norse (see Germanic languages ; Norse language).
Nynorsk, also known as landsmål [country language], stems from the native Norwegian dialects that evolved from Old Norse (uninfluenced by Danish), and it is therefore very different from bokmål.
Norwegian employs the Roman alphabet, which was introduced in Norway in the 11th cent.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/n/norwlang.asp   (651 words)

 Overview of the Norwegian Language to Help You Learn Norwegian
Nynorsk is a dialect that was formed in the mid-1800s from the rural dialects of Norwegian, in a conscious effort to separate the Norwegian language from Danish.
Norwegian, Swedish, and Danish are linguistically very closely related and are generally mutually intelligible.
The movement for the recognition of a Norwegian language separate from Danish and Swedish led to the consequent formation of nynorsk.
www.transparent.com /languagepages/norwegian/overview.htm   (653 words)

 Northern Waters - The Gold Scales
A study of the Havamal tells it is Norwegian, bits are found in Bergen excavations, the animals and scenery in it are Norwegian, not Icelandic, but it was preserved on Iceland, written in Norse.
HEIMSKRINGLA: The chronicle of Norwegian kings (Heimskringla), was written on Iceland before Iceland united with Norway in the 1200s.
Hence, that important work for Norwegian self-esteem is Icelandic, even though it tells of Norwegian people for most part.
oaks.nvg.org /pega18.html   (355 words)

 Norwegian Air Shuttle - Privacy policy
Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA(hereafter Norwegian) is committed to protecting your privacy.
Your information may be stored and processed in Norway or any other country in which Norwegian or its affiliates, subsidiaries or agents maintain facilities, and by using this site, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country.
Norwegian welcomes your comments regarding this privacy statement, please contact us by e-mail, or postal mail.
www.norwegian.no /sw7311.asp   (1310 words)

 Norwegian Translation Services - Norwegian Translator. Translate Norwegian to English
The Norwegian government and its agencies are mandated to produce 25% of the documents in 'Nynorsk', which is based on Norwegian rural dialects.
Experienced Norwegian translators are cognizant of the fact that there is a differentiation in the Norwegian language between the stock shares of public companies and the mutual funds shares.
Norwegian women are among the most beautiful women in the world.
www.translation-services-usa.com /norwegian.shtml   (478 words)

 Norwegian Cruises : Huge Discounts on Norwegian Vacations, Norwegian Travel
Norwegian is a global cruise company and industry innovator that operates a fleet of nine ships, sailing to more than 140 ports around the world.
NCL's new shining Star, Norwegian Cruise Line's Star, a $400 million supership, is the largest cruise ship ever to set sail in the islands of Hawaii, accommodating 2,200 passengers and 1,100 crew members.
This year Norwegian Cruise Line is rolling out the red carpet for her sister ship, Norwegian Dawn, the Star of the East Coast.
cruises.affordabletours.com /Norwegian_Cruises   (656 words)

 Norwegian   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
New Norwegian was created by the language scholar Ivar Aasen during the mid-19th century, primarily from the dialects of the western rural districts, in order to carry on the tradition of Old Norse.
The use of Dano-Norwegian is more widespread than that of New Norwegian; it is used in all national newspapers and in most of the literature.
Both of these mutually intelligible languages are used in government and education, and plans have been made to bring them closer together gradually into a common Norwegian language, Samnorsk, though resistance to these plans has been vigorous.
www.flw.com /languages/Norweigan.htm   (148 words)

 Concordia Language Village - norwegian
Norwegian is a native language for about 5 million people.
If you are looking for more than a weekend, but would still like a stimulating, supportive and relaxing atmosphere where you can learn Norwegian language, art, culture and music with like-minded people, try an elderhostel week for participants ages 55 and older.
Are you a Norwegian craftsman or rosemaling instructor?
clvweb.cord.edu /prweb/norwegian   (345 words)

 Norwegian Cheeses.co.uk // Home Page
Other Norwegian cheeses besides Jarlsberg are also available in the UK, with equally fine traditions and the same superior quality.
Ridder is a soft, creamy, surface ripened cheese with a strong aroma best served after dinner on the cheese board with summer berries.
All of these cheeses are made with pride by the TINE (pronounced ‘tea-na’) Group, a co-operative organisation owned by around 18,000 dairy farmers scattered throughout the entire length of Norway.
www.norwegiancheeses.co.uk   (213 words)

 Norwegian language
Norwegian language, member of the North Germanic, or Scandinavian, group of the Germanic subfamily of the
was introduced by him in 1853 as part of a nationalistic desire to have a purely Norwegian language for the country.
The German and Norwegian correspondences to the English construction type that's what(1).
www.infoplease.com /ce6/society/A0836049.html   (443 words)

 Discounts on travel reservations
Norwegian Cruise Line is proud to present Freestyle Cruising to all its valued guests.
Norwegian Cruise Line takes thousands of passengers on hundreds of cruises every year.
Norwegian Cruise Line sails the world, with voyages to Alaska, Bahamas, Bermuda, Canada, New England, Caribbean, Europe, Panama Canal and South America.
cruisenonstop.revelex.com /travel/cruise/vendor.rvlx?VendorID=5   (177 words)

 Norwegian Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A group of approximately 100 Norwegian news groups are available via e-mail.
This is especially handy for those that use an Internet server that doesn't subscribe to the Norwegian newsgroups or who only have email.
As to be expected, the messages in these newsgroups are largely in Norwegian.
www.montana.edu /sass/norway.htm   (262 words)

 Learn Norwegian Online - Write or Speak in Norwegian Language Exchange
Learn Norwegian online by practicing with a native speaker who is learning your language.
The type of exchange that is right for you depends on your proficiency level in Norwegian and your learning goals.
Hi my name is Trond and i live in Norway and i have a hobby in e-mail in english, i hope to improve my self in english.
www.mylanguageexchange.com /Learn/Norwegian.asp   (1054 words)

 Norwegian | Recipe*zaar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
When I was a little girl my grandfather, who was a full fledged Norwegian, used to make mashed potato donuts for us on those special times when we got to sleep over at my grandparent’s house.
Norwegian Rice Cream With Strawberry Sauce by Amis
This is from The Norwegian Kitchen and is being posted for the Zaar World Tour 2005.
www.recipezaar.com /r/246   (562 words)

 Yamada Language Center: Norwegian Language WWW guide
Norwegian is taught at the University of Oregon by the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures
BIBSYS: a shared library system for all Norwegian University Libraries, the National Library and a number of research libraries.
Norwegian Music Information Centre ("Norsk Musikinformasion") Includes catalogues of printed music, address guide to music in Norway, biographies of Norwegian composers, and articles on the Norwegian musical scene.
babel.uoregon.edu /yamada/guides/norwegian.html   (157 words)

 Norwegian Foods -- recipes and more
NORWEGIAN RECIPES —; "Martin's Magazine" instructs on the preparation of potato dumplings (kumle), lefse, fårikål (lamb and cabbage), kransekake (cake ring), and more.
There is a fascinating article on "The Norwegian Meals" telling what's eaten at what times of day.
NORWEGIAN CHRISTMAS DINNER — Provides recipes for comprised of "pinnekjøtt" (salted lamb ribs), mashed rutabaga, and rice cream; also tells how to prepare Christmas cookies.
www.lawzone.com /half-nor/food.htm   (657 words)

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