Category page: language and words

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.