Norwegian Gender

This page discusses the gender in Norwegian. Below is a list of masculine (man) and feminine (woman) words. We picked the most popular ones.

Boy: gutt
Girl: jente
Man: mann
Woman: kvinne
Father: far
Mother: mor
Brother: bror
Sister: søster
Actor: Skuespiller
Actress: Skuespillerinne
Cat (m): Hankatt
Cat (f): Hunkatt

These examples show a sentence with both genders (masculine or feminine). The list includes the use of nouns, adjectives and pronouns.

He is tall: Han er høy
She is tall: Hun er kort
He is a short man: Han er en kort mann
She is a short woman: Hun er en kort kvinne
He is German: Han er tysk
She is German: Hun er tysk
Japanese men are friendly: Japanske menn er vennlige
Japanese women are friendly: Japanske kvinner er vennlige

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