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Kipe | Norwegian word of the day | Norway

Kipe | Norwegian word of the day | Norway

A kipe is a tall, woven basket, often made of twigs from the birch tree. It was carried on the back, and typically used when carrying loads in a landscape full of steep fields and paths.

Budrått | Norwegian word of the day | Norway

Budrått | Norwegian word of the day | Norway

Budrått is a Norwegian noun that means the output of milk products on a farm – such as cheese and butter. The word is often associated with what was produced during the summer on the seasonal mountain or forest pasture farm – the seter.

Kantslått | Norwegian word of the day | Norway

Kantslått | Norwegian word of the day | Norway

Kantslått is a Norwegian noun that means (1) the grass that is cut along the edges of a field, a road, etc. or (2) the actual process of cutting this grass. Traditionally, the grass was used as animal fodder.

Oslo | is the capital city of Norway

Oslo | is the capital city of Norway

Oslo is the capital city of Norway. It was founded in AD 1048 by the Viking king Harald Hardråde. Historically, the city is also known as Christiania or Kristiania.

Facts | the 5 largest lakes | Norway

Facts | the 5 largest lakes | Norway

Norway is a land of water, with almost 1 million lakes and ponds of all sizes. Join us in exploring the 5 largest of her lakes, and some more Norway facts.