Pronunciation of the Norwegian C
The Norwegian C is mostly used in loanwords from english and is pronounced s in front of i,y, æ, ø and with few exeptions e. Like k in front of a, o, u and in front of consonants, except h.
(Don't bother so much about the rules, even I, that are native speaker, don't know them. I have the "feeling" about them, and that can you also get: with attentiveness and a good portion of listening and practicing. Become one with the language! Easy to say, but hard to do)
Ok, lets give some examples of the sound in words:
Words pronunced slowly part by part:
Example SentencesSentences read slowly: