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- DescriptionFor 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 uns and adjectives and the declension of verbs. This title features more than 60,000 Norwegian words and their English equivalents. It includes more grammatical information than any other Norwegian - English dictionary. Both Bokmal and Nyrsk are included. It covers phonemic transcriptions. It provides extensive coverage and explanation of Norwegian idioms and word usage, including examples from standard and archaic speech, dialects, proverbs, literature, and professional texts. It contains common abbreviations, place names, proper names, and cultural references. It presents extensive coverage of verb phrases.
- Author BiographyEinar Haugen (1906 - 1994) was the Victor S. Thomas Professor of Scandinavian and Linguistics at Harvard University and professor of Scandinavian studies and linguistics at the University of Wisconsin.
- PublisherUniversity of Wisconsin Press
- Date of Publication30/09/1974
- LanguageEnglish & Norwegian
- SubjectBilingual Dictionaries
- Place of PublicationWisconsin
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of Wisconsin Press
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight685 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine25 mm
- Edited byEinar Haugen
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