Glossary: Barnehage

Meaning

A barnehage is a kindergarten or day care. It’s the reason your Norwegian colleagues leave work so early, usually around 3 pm, so they can get there to pickup their kids.

Etymology

From barn (“child”) +‎ hage (“garden”), after German Kindergarten.

Noun

barnehage m (definite singular barnehagenindefinite plural barnehagardefinite plural barnehagane)

  1. kindergartennursery school

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