Norsk Engelsk Ordbok

Front Cover
Einar Haugen
Univ of Wisconsin Press, May 15, 1974 - Foreign Language Study - 504 pages
5 Reviews

For more than forty years, the Haugen Norwegian–English Dictionary has been regarded as the foremost resource for both learners and professionals using English and Norwegian. With more than 60,000 entries, it is esteemed for its breadth, its copious grammatical detail, and its rich idiomatic examples. In his introduction, Einar Haugen, a revered scholar and teacher of Norwegian to English speakers, provides a concise overview of the history of the language, presents the pronunciation of contemporary Norwegian, and introduces basic grammatical structures, including the inflection of nouns and adjectives and the declension of verbs.


What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
4 stars
3 stars
2 stars
1 star

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - fundevogel - LibraryThing

Do people review dictionaries? Whatever. This one's really good. It's got a pretty solid size to it, unlike so many translating dictionaries so it's pretty rare that the Norsk word you're looking up ... Read full review

NorwegianEnglish dictionary

User Review  - andreand -

Very good resource but need a magnifying glass to read it. Excellent price and service from Was recommended to me by a Norwegian language teacher I would recommend it to others. Read full review


Staff NorwegianEnglish Dictionary
Reference Bibliography
NorwegianEnglish Dictionary
Additions and Corrections

Other editions - View all

About the author (1974)

Einar Haugen (1906 1994) was the Victor S. Thomas Professor of Scandinavian and Linguistics at Harvard University and professor of Scandinavian studies and linguistics for many decades at the University of Wisconsin.

Bibliographic information