12.3

12.3 Man (one)

Man is an indefinite pronoun. It is used to refer to people, but not to specific individuals:

Man spiser ribbe på julaften.
One eats ribs on Christmas Eve.
I Norge bruker man flagg på juletreet.
In Norway, one uses flags on the Christmas tree.

En is also often used in the same way:

En kan studere norsk på Internett.
One can study Norwegian on the Internet.

En kan studere norsk på Internett.