Phrases Pronunciation English
Finnmark er det nordligste fylket i Norge. Feenn-mahrk aer deht noor-leek-steh feel-keh ee nohr-geh Finnmark is the northernmost county in Norway.
Mange samer, en etnisk minoritetsgruppe, bor her. mahn-geh sah-mehr ehn eht-neesk mee-noo-ree-tehts-grew-peh boor haer Many Samis, an ethnic minority group, live here.
De har bodd i de nordlige delene av Norge, Sverige, Finland og Russland i over 2000 år. dee hahr boodd ee dee noor-lee-eh deh-leh-neh ahv nohr-geh svaer-ee-eh feenn-lahnn oh rewss-lahnn ee oh-vehr too tew-sehn ohr They have lived in the northern parts of Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Russia for more than 2000 years.
Opprinnelig var samene nomader og drev reindrift. oopp-reen-neh-lee vahr sah-meh-neh noo-mah-dehr oh drehv rain-dreeft Originally the Samis were nomads and made their living from reindeer.
Nå finner du samer i de fleste yrker. noh feen-nehr doo sah-mehr ee dee fleh-steh eer-kehr Now you find Samis in most professions.
Mange mennesker i Finnmark lever av fiske. mahn-geh mehn-nes-kehr ee feenn-mahrk leh-vehr ahv fees-keh Many people in Finnmark make their living from fishing.
Finnmark er også et viktig turistmål. feenn-mahrk aer oh-soh ehtt veek-tee tew-reest-mohl Finnmark is also an important goal for tourists.
Nordkapp, et av de nordligste punkt i Europa, ligger her. nohr-kahpp ehtt ahv dee noor-leek-teh poonkt ee ew-roo-pah leeg-gehr haer The North Cape, one of the northern-most points in Europe, is located here.
For noen år siden ble et flott turistsenter åpnet der--på 71 grader 10 minutes minutter nord. fohr noo-ehn ohr see-dehn bleh ehtt flohtt tew-reest-sehn-tehr ohp-neht daer poh suht-tee-ehn grah-dehr tee mee-new-tehr noor A few years back a great tourist center opened there--at 71 degrees 10 north.
Det aller nordligste punkt er Knivskjellodden på 71 grader 11 minutter nord. deh ahl-lehr noor-leek-steh poonkt aer kohneev-shehll-ohd-dehn poh suht-tee-ehn grah-dehr ehll-veh meenewt-ehr noor The most northern point is Knivskjellodden located at 71 degrees 11 minutes north.
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