Norwegian Verbs

If you're trying to learn Norwegian Verbs you will find some useful resources including a course about Verbs in the present past and future tense... 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 Verbs

Learning the Norwegian Verbs displayed below is vital to the language. Norwegian verbs are words that convey action (bring, read, walk, run), or a state of being (exist, stand). In most languages a verb may agree with the person, gender, and/or number of some of its arguments, such as its subject, or object. Here are some examples:

English VerbsNorwegian Verbs
VerbsVerb
PastFortid
I spokeJeg snakket
I wroteJeg skrev
I droveJeg kjørte
I lovedJeg elsket
I gaveJeg ga
I smiledJeg smilte
I tookJeg tok
he spokeHan snakket
he wrotehan skrev
he droveHan kjørte
he lovedHan elsket
he gaveHan ga
he smiledHan smilte
he tookhan tok
we spokevi snakket
we wrotevi skrev
we drovevi kjørte
we lovedvi elsket
we gaveVi ga
we smiledvi smilte
we tookvi tok
FutureFremtid
I will speakJeg kommer til å snakke
I will writeJeg vil skrive
I will driveJeg vil kjøre
I will loveJeg vil elske
I will giveJeg vil gi
I will smileJeg vil smile
I will takeJeg vil ta
he will speakhan vil snakke
he will writehan vil skrive
he will drivehan vil drive
he will lovehan vil elske
he will giveHan vil gi
he will smilehan vil smile
he will takehan vil ta
we will speakvi vil snakke
we will writeVi vil skrive
we will driveVi vil kjøre
we will lovevi vil elske
we will givevi vil gi
we will smilevil vi smile
we will takevil vi ta
PresentNåtid
I speakJeg snakker
I writeJeg skriver
I driveJeg kjører
I loveJeg elsker
I giveJeg gir
I smileJeg smiler
I takeJeg tar
he speakshan snakker
he writeshan skriver
he driveshan kjører
he loveshan elsker
he givesHan gir
he smileshan smiler
he takesHan tar
we speakvi snakker
we writevi skriver
we drivevi kjører
we lovevi elsker
we givevi gir
we smilevi smile
we takevi tar

Notice the structure of the Verbs in Norwegian.

List of Verbs in Norwegian

Below is a list of the conjugated Verbs in the present past and future in Norwegian placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Norwegian vocabulary.

English VerbsNorwegian Verbs
I can accept thatdet kan jeg akseptere
she added ithun la det til
we admit itvi innrømmer det
they advised himDe rådet ham
I can agree with thatDet kan jeg være enig i
she allows ithun tillater det
we announce itvi kunngjør det
I can apologizeJeg kan be om unnskyldning
she appears todayhun vises dag/hun kommer frem i dag
they arranged thatDe sørget for at
I can arrive tomorrowJeg kan komme i morgen
she can ask himhun kan spørre ham
she attaches thatHun fester det, hun legger det til
we attack themvi angriper dem
they avoid herde unngår henne
I can bake itJeg kan bake den
she is like himHun er som ham
we beat itvi slo den
they became happyde ble lykkelige
I can begin thatJeg kan begynne på det
we borrowed moneyvi lånte penger
they breathe airDe puster luft
I can bring itJeg kan ta den med
I can build thatdet kan jeg bygge
she buys foodhun kjøper mat
we calculate itvi beregner det
they carry itde bærer det
they don't cheatde jukser ikke
she chooses himhun velger ham
we close itvi lukker den
he comes herehan kommer hit
I can compare thatJeg kan sammenligne det
she competes with meHun konkurrerer med meg
we complain about itVi klager om det
they continued readingDe fortsatte å lese
he cried about thathan gråt på grunn av det
I can decide nowJeg kan bestemme nå
she described it to meHun beskrev den til meg
we disagree about itvi er uenige om det
they disappeared quicklyDe forsvant raskt
I discovered thatJeg oppdaget at
she dislikes thatHun misliker at
we do itvi gjøre det
they dream about itde drømmer om det
I earnedjeg tjente
he eats a lothan spiser mye
we enjoyed thatvi likte det
they entered herede kom inn her
he escaped thatdet rømte han fra / de slapp han unna
I can explain thatJeg kan forklare det
she feels that toohun føler det også
we fled from therevi flyktet derfra
they will fly tomorrowde kommer til å fly i morgen
I can follow youJeg kan følge deg
she forgot meHun glemte meg
we forgive himvi tilgir ham
I can give her thatJeg kan gi henne den
she goes therehun går der
we greeted themvi hilste på dem
I hate thatJeg hater det
I can hear itJeg kan høre det
she imagine thatinn forestiller seg det / hun innbiller seg det
we invited themvi inviterte dem
I know himJeg kjenner ham
she learned itHun lærte det
we leave nowvi går nå / vi reiser nå
they lied about himDe løy om ham
I can listen to thatJeg kan lytt til det
she lost thatHun mistet det
we made it yesterdayvi gjorde det i går
they met himde møtte ham
I misspell thatJeg feilstaver det
I always prayJeg ber alltid
she prefers thatHun foretrekker det
we protected themvi beskyttet dem
they will punish herde kommer til å straffe henne
I can put it thereJeg kan sette den der
she will read ithun kommer til å lese det
we received thatvi mottok det
they refuse to talkde nekter å snakke
I remember thatJeg husker at
she repeats thatHun gjentar det
we see itvi ser det
they sell itde selger det
I sent that yesterdayjeg sendte det i går
he shaved his beardHan barberte skjegget
it shrunk quicklyden krympet fort
we will sing itvi kommer til å synge den
they sat thereDe satt der
I can speak itJeg kan snakke det
she spends moneyhun bruker penger
we suffered from thatVi led av at
they suggest thatDe foreslår at
I surprised himJeg overrasket ham
she took thathun tok det
we teach itVi underviser det
they told usDe fortalte oss
she thanked himHun takket ham
I can think about itJeg kan tenke på det
she threw ithun kastet det
we understand thatvi forstår det
they want thatde vil ha det
I can wear itJeg kan bruke den
she writes thatHun skriver at
we talk about itvi snakker om det
they have itde har det
I watched itJeg så det
I will talk about itJeg vil snakke om det
he bought that yesterdayHan kjøpte den i går
we finished itvi har gjort det ferdig / vi er ferdige med den

Verbs in the present past and future tense have a very important role in Norwegian. Once you're done with Norwegian Verbs, 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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