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Before visiting Scandinavia, is it better to learn one Scandinavian language to fluency or a smattering of all three?

Context I have live in Norway (a few months shy of a year) and, before that, lived for almost a year in Denmark. I have visited Sweden, though at that time I only had mostly forgotten school Swedish ...
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Can I read nynorsk due to learning bokmål?

The short answer is that if you are fluent/advanced in Norwegian and can read Bokmål, then you will be able to read Nynorsk without much trouble. In the situation that you are an intermediate reader ...
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Acquiring mathematics vocabulary in Norwegian

The store norske leksikon has many, mostly fairly short, articles on mathematics: https://snl.no/.taxonomy/39 . They are essentially explanations of the meanings of the words with some historical ...
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Acquiring mathematics vocabulary in Norwegian

Here are several resources for mathematics in Norwegian: Norwegian math vocabulary list (the closest to what you want) A short word list but contains example sentences You can buy professional math ...
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Can you point me to any good resources for learning Sognamål Norwegian?

I tried looking for resources for the dialect in general, but quick online searches did not give anything particularly useful. I would thus recommend starting by learning Norwegian (nynorsk and ...
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Graded readers for Norwegian?

The closest thing I have been able to find is the Norwegisches Lesebuch. Lesestücke in der norwegischen Reichssprache, edited by J. C. Poestion in ... 1902. Since copyright on this book has expired, ...
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Specific techniques for learning Danish and Norwegian at the same time

In my experience, it is better to reach at least B2 in one language before attempting one of its close relatives. For example, my Spanish and Mandarin have reached a point where I can dabble in French ...
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Predicting language interference between Danish and Norwegian

Although I am a language learner rather than a native speaker of Danish and Norwegian, I can confidently put forward that there shouldn't be too much interference due to some evidences I have ...
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Should I start studying Norwegian when living in Denmark and about to move to Norway?

Cost is one of the obvious differences. But again, for some people (time-rich and money-poor) 3000 for such course is a significant expense. For others, it might be a smart investment to be able to ...
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