A Bilingual Academic Word List: The Merging of a Norwegian and a Swedish List

  • Sofie Johansson ILOS, University of Oslo
  • Kristin Hagen
  • Janne Bondi Johannessen


This paper describes the work and methods used to compile monolingual Norwegian and Swedish academic word lists as well as a merged Norwegian-Swedish list. The resulting list is discussed with respect to similarities and especially differences between the two languages, in terms of concepts such as cognates, false friends and remote friends.

Author Biography

Sofie Johansson, ILOS, University of Oslo
Researcher, Russian linguistics