What's New

⌘ small fix

Please let us know what you think about the new voice. You can mail us from within the app.

Version 1.4 Release notes:
⌘ This version provides additional offline voice technology as offered by iOS 7.
Older system still use the online speech technology.

App Description

Pocket Norsk is an original and user-friendly phrasebook developed by and for fans of the Norwegian language. This app includes many traditional and modern words, phrases and sayings for day to day use.
It's an ideal tool for travelers or emigrants in Norway.

Pocket Norsk distinguishes itself by a relaxed look and feel, modern and useful vocabulary and a very handy swipe-to-mark-as-favorite feature for quick retrieval for when it comes down to it.

Subjects:
⌘ Abbreviations
⌘ Activities
⌘ Alfabet
⌘ Ask for directions
⌘ Building blocks
⌘ Crashing
⌘ Eating & drinking
⌘ Expressions
⌘ Family
⌘ Flirting
⌘ Health
⌘ Holidays
⌘ Meeting
⌘ Money
⌘ Nature
⌘ Numbers
⌘ SOS
⌘ Sayings
⌘ Social Media
⌘ The weather
⌘ Time
⌘ Transport

The content was drafted by Elisabeth van der Meulen, a Norwegian who lived in the Netherlands for years, offering Norwegian courses under the name: Norwegian for all. (Noors voor iedereen)
You can alternate the source language between English and Dutch. The dutch origin of Pocket Norsk is the basis of this option and also explains the wooden shoe.

Text to Speech
As from iOS 7 text pronunciation is handled by the system. Additionally you can use a Text to Speech web service. Older system can use online speech technology or textual ('phonetic') pronunciation.

iPhone Screenshots

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Pocket Norsk | original Norwegian phrasebook screenshot 1 Pocket Norsk | original Norwegian phrasebook screenshot 2 Pocket Norsk | original Norwegian phrasebook screenshot 3 Pocket Norsk | original Norwegian phrasebook screenshot 4

iPad Screenshots

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Pocket Norsk | original Norwegian phrasebook screenshot 5 Pocket Norsk | original Norwegian phrasebook screenshot 6 Pocket Norsk | original Norwegian phrasebook screenshot 7 Pocket Norsk | original Norwegian phrasebook screenshot 8

App Changes

  • June 10, 2014 Initial release

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