Tuesday, July 10, 2012

False friends in Dutch and Norwegian #2

If you don't know what a false friend is, you can check out my first post on the subject.

WARNING: Some of the words listed here may be offensive to some Dutch- or Norwegian-speakers. Read them at your own risk.

Word Dutch meaning Norwegian meaning
eieren eggs the owner
gammel flimsy old
glad slippery happy
uur/ur hour clock
horen hear the whore
pikken to steal the dick
ikke I, me (slang) not/don't
teen toe the tea
recept/resept recipe prescription
plas/plass puddle place

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