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Peter fra LAWednesday 20th of October 2004 05:01:23 PM
Norsk PHRASES 05 -
Under Construction

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Format Used:
English Phrase
Norwegian Phrase /American-English Transcription/

COMPUTERS & INTERNET
Datamaskiner & internett

Do you have a computer?
Har du en datamaskin? /HAHR DEW EHN DAH-TAH-MAHS-KEEN/

The hard drive is full
Harddisken er full /HAHRD-DEES-KEHN AR FEWL/

Do you have a modem?
Har du modem? /HAHR DEW MOO-DEHM/

Do you have an internet connection?
Er du koblet til internett? /AR DEW KOO-BLEHT TEEL EEN-TEHR-NEHT/

Can I send an email?
Kan jeg sende e-post? /KAHN YAI SEHN-DEH EH POOST/

Can I read my email?
Kan jeg lese e-posten min? /KAHN YAI LEH-SEH EH POOS-TEHN MEEN/

Can I print something?
Kan jeg skrive ut noe? /KAHN YAI SKREE-VEH EWT NOO-EH/

Can I scan something?
Kan jeg skanne noe? /KAHN YAI SKAHN-NEH NOO-EH/

My computer crashed
Datamaskinen min krasjet /DAH-TAH-MAHS-KEEN-EHN MEEN KRAHS-YEHT/

You need to reboot
Du m starte maskinen p nytt /DEW MOH STAHR-TEH MAHS-KEEN-EHN POH NEET/

Can I install ...... ?
Kan jeg installere ....? /KAHN YAI EENS-TAHL-LEH-REH/

What's your email address?
Hva er epostadressen din? /VAH AR EH-POOS-TAH-DREHS-SEHN DEEN/

My email adress is ......
Min epostadresse er ...... /MEEN EH-POOS-TAH-DREHS-SEH AR/

Do you have a homepage?
Har du en hjemmeside? /HAHR DEW EHN HYEHM-MEH-SEE-DEH/

What's the address?
Hva er adressen? /VAH AR AH-DREHS-SEHN/

Notes:
When starting out you will frequently notice that the letters d, g, and h are often silent in Norwegian:

Land (English meaning: Land) [Phonetic: /LAHN/]
Viktig (English meaning: Important) [Phonetic: /VEEK-TEE/, to my ear the K is rather soft and I sometimes hear it as if it is /VEEG-TEE/]
Hva (English menaing: What) [Phonetic: /VAH/]

Each vowel (a, e, i, o, u, y, , , ) in a stressed syllable is either long (about three times longer than you are in the habit of holding it) or very short.