Glossary: Barnehage


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.


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


barnehage m (definite singular barnehagenindefinite plural barnehagardefinite plural barnehagane)

  1. kindergartennursery school


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