Norwegian version of this page

Dictionaries, word and frequency lists

Image may contain: Text, Font, Logo, Line.

Academic wordlist – bokmål

Academic wordlist – Bokmål (AKA-list) is a list containing 750 words.

Academic words are those words that you need to know independently of genre if you want to take full advantage of teaching and textbooks above school level, and to write academic texts.

Read more about the list and the project "Language Use in Nordic Academic Settings"



The Mandarin Audio Idiolect Dictionary (MAID) is a comprehensive ca. 2000-hour long audio dictionary of the language of a Manchu speaker of the Peking Chinese dialect.

Read more

Search on MAID


Norwegian Romani Dictionary
Dictionary with more than 3000 words and phrases in Romani collected by Jakob Wiedner

in connection with Wiedner's PhD project.

Go to the dictionary

Read more about the PhD project


Dialect wordlists from the LIA project

Search or look at wordlists from more than hundred Norwegian Dialects.

Go to the wordlists


Frequency lists

The Text Laboratory can offer various kinds of frequency lists from spoken and written language corpora. The lists can be used for research. Some lists are available via this page. If you need other kinds of frequency lists, please contact the Text Laboratory.

To access the  last two frequency lists you need a user name and password.


Character frequencies in Norwegian

This list of character frequencies in Norwegian is generated from NoWaC. The list is sorted by descending frequency and includes all characters that appear in the corpus. Uppercase and lowercase characters are merged. The characters are listed with absolute frequency and with percentage in brackets.
Download the character frequency list

Published Jan. 10, 2011 3:14 PM - Last modified Apr. 15, 2021 10:35 AM