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In a few days the Norwegian broadcasting corporation received more than 800 proposals for new koronaord.
But which is best?
Vote for your favorittord
Koronafast Koronerulling Koronasveis Søringkarantene Karantrene Hytteskam Flysavn Sjokkdigitalisering Joggeskam Show result Again in the glossary
do the words come to be? Not everyone, thinks Sturla Berg-Olsen, in Norwegian language council.
most of The words that were formed spontaneously, will probably disappear quickly again. It is difficult to predict, according to Berg-Olsen.
People’s tip to cope with everyday life
– What the crisis we are in will be called in the time comes, we can’t be totally sure. But “koronakrisa” and “koronapandemien” are good candidates. The name of this crisis will attach in the same manner as the financial crisis, oljekrisa and died of Spanish flu.
Norwegian language council think “smittekurve” will be included in the dictionaries as a result of the pandemic.
FLYSAVN? Norwegian-fly standing on the ground at Stavanger airport.
Photo: Carina Johansen / NTB Scanpix
Here are some of the other words we received:
Skamstring (Shame by to stock up)
In these koronatider
Wuhan-shake – greet with legs
Koronarussen (Russekullet that gets showed, cancelled)
More about koronaviruset StatusRåd and infoØkonomiSpør NRK Status NorgeSist updated: 12.04.20206446Smittet215Innlagt128Dødestatus for Norway