Norwegian Negation

If you're trying to learn Norwegian Negation you will find some useful resources including a course about Negation and negative expressions... to help you with your Norwegian grammar. Try to concentrate on the lesson and notice the pattern that occurs each time the word changes its place. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Norwegian. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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Norwegian Negation

Learning the Norwegian Negation displayed below is vital to the language. Norwegian negation is the process that turns an affirmative statement (I am happy) into its opposite denial (I am not happy). Here are some examples:

English NegationNorwegian Negation
NegationNegasjon
he is not hereHan er ikke her
that is not my bookdet er ikke min bok
do not enterikke kom inn

Notice the structure of the Negation in Norwegian.

List of Negation in Norwegian

Below is a list of the Negation and negative expressions in Norwegian placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Norwegian vocabulary.

English NegationNorwegian Negation
I don't speakJeg snakker ikke
I don't writeJeg skriver ikke
I don't driveJeg kjører ikke
I don't loveJeg elsker ikke
I don't giveJeg gir ikke
I don't smileJeg smiler ikke
I don't takeJeg tar ikke
he doesn't speakHan snakker ikke
he doesn't writeHan skriver ikke
he doesn't drivehan kjører ikke
he doesn't loveHan elsker ikke
he doesn't giveHan gir ikke
he doesn't smilehan smiler ikke
he doesn't takeHan tar ikke
we don't speakvi snakker ikke
we don't writevi skriver ikke
we don't drivevi kjører ikke
we don't lovevi elsker ikke
we don't giveVi gir ikke
we don't smilevi smiler ikke
we don't takeVi tar ikke

Negation and negative expressions have a very important role in Norwegian. Once you're done with Norwegian Negation, you might want to check the rest of our Norwegian lessons here: Learn Norwegian. Don't forget to bookmark this page.


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