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Hei. Hello and welcome to Norwegian Survival Phrases brought to you by NorwegianClass101.com
This course is to sign to equip you with the language skills and knowledge to enable you to get the most out of your visit to Norway. You'll be surprised at how far a little Norwegian will go. Now, before we jump in, remember to stop by NorwegianClass101.com and there you'll find the accompanying pdf and additional info in the post. If you stop by, be sure to leave us a comment.
Norwegian Survival Phrases. Lesson 1.
How to say thank you in Norwegian.
Hello, hei. My name is Filip and I'll be your language teacher and cultural guide throughout this introductory course.
Wherever your destination may be, manners are a must! And in this respect, Norway is no different. So in our very first lesson, we'll be teaching you a simple phrase that is bound to come in handy throughout your trip to Norway. I can't stress this enough: a little bit of language can go a long way!
In Norwegian, "Thank you," is Takk. Takk. Let's break it down by syllable: takk. Now let's hear it one more time: takk. You can emphasize takk by adding mange in front, which literally means, "a lot." You could say mange takk, which would be equivalent to, "Thanks a lot," a more polite expression than just takk. Again, mange takk. Mange takk. Let's break it down by syllable: mange takk. now lets hear it once again: mange takk.
In Norwegian, there are other ways to express one's gratitude but they are all variations using takk, which is a verb, and adding other expressions like the adverb "thousand," can make the expression very formal like, "Thank you very much." There will be occasions where you will really want to show your appreciation and politeness. During occasions such as these you can use the number tusen and repeat it before adding takk. "Thank you very much" in Norwegian is tusen takk. tusen takk. Lets break it down by syllable: tusen takk. Now lets hear it one more time: tusen takk. The number tusen "thousand(s)," is used to make the phrase very formal. This is followed by takk, which literally means something like "(A) Thousand(s) of thanks." Now lets hear it one more time: tusen takk.
Okay, the closeout todays lesson, would like you to practice what you've just learned. I'll provide you with the equivalent of the phrase and you're responsible for shouting it aloud. You have a few seconds before I give you the answer. Sรฅ lykke til, which means good luck in Norwegian.
Thank you
Takk
Takk
Takk
Thanks a lot
Mange takk
Mange takk
Mange takk
Thank you very much
Tusen takk
Tusen takk
Tusen takk
Alright, that's going to do it for this lesson. Remember to stop by NorwegianClass101.com and pick up the accompanying pdf. If you stop by, be sure to leave us a comment.

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Welcome to Norwegian Survival Phrases!

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Hi Gralan,

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Tusen inmari takk ๐Ÿ‘

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Hi jerrybravo,

Thank you for joining us, great to hear you’re enjoying our website!

Hope you can reach your goal soon!

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jerrybravo
Friday at 10:10 am
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indeed this online learning from norwegian class 101 helps me a lot! eventhough i am just availing at the moment the free trial,
it gives me a birds eye view as to how it is important for me to learn the language as i plan to work in norway. (daghang salamat)
TUSEN TAKK!

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Hi Aisan,

Thank you for leaving the comment.
I am glad to hear that you are planning to visit the country! I hope you like the rest of our series. โค๏ธ๏ธ

If you have any questions, please let us know.
Cheers,
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aisan
Sunday at 9:23 pm
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hi im Norwegian but i left there when i was 2 and now i want to visit my country so i started learning Norsk so mange takk for your teaching โค๏ธ๏ธ

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Hi oussama Merhi,

Thank you for posting. Great! Happy Norwegian learning ๐Ÿ˜„

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oussama Merhi
Friday at 1:21 am
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I will start today my first lesson

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Hello Mark,

Thank YOU for your kind message. I am glad to hear that!

Feel free to let us know if you have any questions.

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Mark
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Great teaching!!!
Mange Takk
Tusen Takk

Mark Bjorndal