Dancing in the Rain: A Day to Remember

Fluent Fiction – Norwegian
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Story Transcript:
Nb: Iselin var på vei hjem fra kafeen i Bergen sentrum.
En: Iselin was on her way home from the café in downtown Bergen.

Nb: Hun så opp på himmelen.
En: She looked up at the sky.

Nb: Det var blått så langt øyet kunne se.
En: It was blue as far as the eye could see.

Nb: Solen skinnet lyst.
En: The sun was shining brightly.

Nb: Ingrid, hennes gode venn, gikk ved siden av henne.
En: Ingrid, her good friend, walked beside her.

Nb: De lo og snakket.
En: They laughed and talked.

Nb: Lars, Iselins storebror, var også med dem.
En: Lars, Iselin’s older brother, was also with them.

Nb: De gikk gjennom markedsområdet.
En: They walked through the market area.

Nb: Det luktet fersk fisk og bakervarer.
En: It smelled of fresh fish and baked goods.

Nb: Det var mange folk rundt dem.
En: There were many people around them.

Nb: Noen kjøpte mat.
En: Some were buying food.

Nb: Andre bare gikk rundt og så.
En: Others were just walking around looking.

Nb: Det var veldig livlig.
En: It was very lively.

Nb: Plutselig begynte det å regne.
En: Suddenly, it started to rain.

Nb: Iselin så opp.
En: Iselin looked up.

Nb: Det begynte å bli mørkt.
En: It was starting to get dark.

Nb: Alle løp for å finne ly.
En: Everyone ran to find shelter.

Nb: Paraplyene kom ut.
En: Umbrellas came out.

Nb: Men Iselin, Ingrid, og Lars hadde ingen paraplyer.
En: But Iselin, Ingrid, and Lars didn’t have umbrellas.

Nb: De var våte fra topp til tå.
En: They were wet from head to toe.

Nb: Iselin var forvirret.
En: Iselin was confused.

Nb: Hun så på Lars.
En: She looked at Lars.

Nb: Han lo.
En: He laughed.

Nb: Ingrid begynte også å le.
En: Ingrid also started laughing.

Nb: De tre vennene begynte å danse i regnet.
En: The three friends began to dance in the rain.

Nb: De var ikke triste.
En: They were not sad.

Nb: De var lykkelige.
En: They were happy.

Nb: Regnet var en overraskelse, men en god en.
En: The rain was a surprise, but a good one.

Nb: Etter en stund stoppet regnet.
En: After a while, the rain stopped.

Nb: Himlen var blå igjen.
En: The sky was blue again.

Nb: Solen kom ut.
En: The sun came out.

Nb: De tre vennene var våte, men glade.
En: The three friends were wet but happy.

Nb: De lo og fortsatte hjem.
En: They laughed and continued on their way home.

Nb: Iselin, Ingrid, og Lars vil alltid huske den dagen.
En: Iselin, Ingrid, and Lars will always remember that day.

Nb: De lærte at det ikke alltid er dårlig å bli fanget i regnet.
En: They learned that it’s not always bad to get caught in the rain.

Nb: Ofte, er det bare et nytt eventyr.
En: Often, it’s just a new adventure.

Nb: Og de elsket eventyr.
En: And they loved adventures.

Nb: Det ble en fin dag.
En: It turned out to be a lovely day.

Nb: Fordi regnet kom og gikk.
En: Because the rain came and went.

Nb: Men minnene vil alltid bli.
En: But the memories will always remain.

Vocabulary Words:
hjem : home
kafe : café
himmel : sky
sol : sun
venn : friend
lo : laughed
snakket : talked
storebror : brother
markedsområde : market
luktet : smelled
folk : people
mat : food
regn : rain
mørkt : dark
ly : shelter
paraplyer : umbrellas
våte : wet
forvirret : confused
lo : laughed
danset : danced
lykkelig : happy
overraskelse : surprise
stoppet : stopped
blå : blue
eventyr : adventure
elsket : loved
huske : remember
dårlig : bad
minner : memories