Norwegian Pronouns

This is a list of pronouns in Norwegian. This includes subject, object, and the possessive. These are used on a daily basis, so don't skip this lesson. We start with the object pronouns such as "I, you, her ..."

I: jeg
You: du
He: han
She: hun
We: vi
You (pl.): dere
They: de

Here are samples to demonstrate how the object pronoun is used in a sentence.

I love you: Jeg elsker deg
She is beautiful: Hun er vakker
We are happy: Vi er lykkelige
They are dancing: De danser

Now we look into the subject pronoun such as "me, him, us, them ...".

Me: meg
You: deg
Him: ham
Her: henne
Us: oss
You (pl.): dere
Them: dem

These are examples to demonstrate how the subject pronoun is used in a sentence.

Give me your phone number: Gi meg ditt telefonnummer
I can give you my email: Jeg kan gi deg min e-post-adresse
Tell him to call me: Be han ringe meg
Can you call us?: Kan du ringe oss?

We reach now the possessive adjective part, used to refer to thing we possess. Examples: "my, our, their ...".

My: min
Your: din
His: hans
Her: hennes
Our: vår
Your (pl.): deres
Their: deres

Here are samples to demonstrate how the possessive adjective is used.

My phone number is . . .: Mitt telefonnummer er ..
His email is . . .: Hans e-post er ..
Our dream is to visit Spain: Vår drøm er å besøke Spania
Their country is beautiful: Landet deres er vakkert

This is the possessive pronoun. Used as an alternative to the possessive adjectives above. Instead of saying "It is my dog" you can say "It is mine".

Mine: mine
Yours: dine
His: hans
Hers: hennes
Ours: våre
Yours (pl.): Deres
Theirs: deres

These are some examples of the possessive pronoun in a sentence.

The book is mine: Boken er min
Is this pen yours?: Er denne pennen din?
The shoes are hers: Skoene er hennes
Victory is ours: Seieren er vår

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