Language

Oslo’s Old Norse Meadows

Oslo from above: The Norwegian capital has not always been densely populated, something that the district names indicate. (Photo: Anette Broteng Christiansen / ThorNews)   In the early days, Norwegian syllable “-vin” meant “natural meadows” and the former peasant district… Read More ›

40 Synonyms for “Man”

Bjørn Sundquist in the role as “grinebiter” in “Jernanger” (The Storm in My Heart) by Pål Jackman. Earlier, ThorNews has published the article “40 Synonyms for Woman” to show that the Norwegian language is richer and more nuanced than even… Read More ›

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