How To Talk About Your Feelings In Norwegian

Who knows? Maybe talking about your feelings in Norwegian will be easier than doing so in English.
January 27, 2020
How To Talk About Your Feelings In Norwegian

You’ve moved to northern Norway for a job, and your first winter is about to start. You’ve dealt with longer nights before, but nothing could prepare you for the almost complete lack of sun you’re facing for the next several months. Needless to say, you’re emotional and need someone to talk to. Fortunately, you studied how to talk about your feelings in Norwegian, so you’re all set to go!

This may sound silly, but being able to talk about your emotions is important. And to do that in another language, you need to study the vocab. We collected the basic terms for feelings in Norwegian to get you started on that road. And if you want to hear how they’re pronounced by a native speaker, just click the play button next to each of the terms.

Norwegian Emotions And Feelings Vocab

Norwegian Emotion Words

an emotion — en følelse

a mood — et humør

happy — lykkelig

sad — trist

excited — begeistret

a joy — en glede

a love — en kjærlighet

a hate — et hat

angry — sint

to feel — føle seg

a feeling — en følelse

a hope — et håp

depressed — deprimert

a sympathy — en medfølelse

lonely — ensom

satisfied — fornøyd

proud — stolt

disappointed — skuffet

upset — opprørt

to get over — glem det

Norwegian Sensation Words

a sensation — en fornemmelse

a pleasure — en glede

hunger — sult

thirst — tørst

a pain — en smerte

a surprise — en overraskelse

nervous — nervøs

tired — trøtt

a fear — redsel

to get bored — kjede seg

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Thomas Moore Devlin
Thomas grew up in suburban Massachusetts, and moved to New York City for college. He studied English literature and linguistics at New York University, but spent most of his time in college working for the student paper. Because of this, he has really hard opinions about AP Style. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and getting angry about things on Twitter. He's spent a lot of time trying to learn Spanish, and has learned a little German.
Thomas grew up in suburban Massachusetts, and moved to New York City for college. He studied English literature and linguistics at New York University, but spent most of his time in college working for the student paper. Because of this, he has really hard opinions about AP Style. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and getting angry about things on Twitter. He's spent a lot of time trying to learn Spanish, and has learned a little German.

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