Norwegian 101

0
null
1
en
2
to
3
tre
4
fire
5
fem
6
seks
7
sju, syv
8
åtte
9
ni
10
ti
11
elleve
12
tolv
13
tretten
14
fjorten
15
femten
16
seksten (seis-ten)
17
sytten (søtt-en)
18
atten
19
nitten
20
tjue (shoe-e)
*Note* Used in new counting system (see below).

20
tyve

21 & Above

Numbers larger than twenty can be written several ways in Norwegian. Sometimes each word is written separately. Sometimes hyphens are used. And sometimes, the whole number is written as one large word. There are two ways of counting from 21-99.

New Counting System

The new counting is what most people use nowadays. It is also probably advisable for people not very familiar with Norwegian to learn this way first.
21
tjue en (kju-e en)
22
tjue to
23
tjue tre

Old Counting System

The old counting system is slightly more illogical, but still quite a few people use it. It's popularity increases with the age of the speaker. Most people will probably revert to the new counting system if they realize the speaker is not fluent in Norwegian, but here it is for completeness.
21
en og tyve (en å tyv-e)
22
to og tyve (to å tyv-e)
23
tre og tyve

Regardless of System

30
tretti
40
førti
50
femti
60
seksti
70
sytti
80
åtti
90
nitti
100
(ett) hundre
121
(ett) hundre og 21 (100 å 21)
200
to hundre
300
tre hundre
1000
ett tusen
1021
ett tusen og 21 (ett tu-sen å 21)
1100
ett tusen ett hundre (ett tu-sen ett hun-dre)
1121
ett tusen ett hundre og 21
2000
to-tusen
1000000
en million (en milli-on)
number _____ (train, bus, etc.)
nummer _____ (tog, buss, etc) (nomm-er)
half
halv (hall)
less
mindre (minn-dre)
more
mer

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