11.4

11.4 At - om (that - if)

As described in Chapter 8, the subordinating conjunctions at and om are used to form indirect statements and questions.

At (statement):

De tror at han kommer til Gardermoen.
They think that he will come to Gardermoen.
Rykter sier at han er i Oslo.
Rumors say that he is in Oslo.

Om (question):

Dina spør om han kommer til Gardermoen.
Dina asks if he will come to Gardermoen.
Dina spør om han er i Oslo.
Dina asks if he is in Oslo.

Om is also used to express doubt:

Hun lurer på om han kommer.
She wonders if he will come.
Hun vet ikke om han kommer.
She doesn't know if he will come.
Hun er ikke sikker på om han kommer.
She is not sure if he will come.