Norse definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or relating to medieval Scandinavia or its individuals, languages, or cultures.
    • Of or concerning Norway or its individuals, language, or tradition.
    • Of, regarding, or becoming the branch for the North Germanic languages that includes Norwegian, Icelandic, and Faroese.
    • Of, or regarding the folks, language and culture of Scandinavia.
    • Of, or concerning the North Germanic set of languages.
    • Of or pertaining to ancient Scandinavia, or even to the language spoken by its inhabitants.
    • of or concerning Norway or its people or tradition or language
    • of or concerning Scandinavia or its peoples or countries
  • noun:
    • The people of Scandinavia; the Scandinavians.
    • individuals of Norway; the Norwegians.
    • Speakers of Norwegian, Icelandic, and Faroese.
    • See North Germanic.
    • Any of the western Scandinavian languages, specifically Norwegian.
    • The language of North—that is, of Norway, Iceland, etc.
    • a native or inhabitant of Norway
    • an inhabitant of Scandinavia
    • the northern group of Germanic languages being talked in Scandinavia and Iceland
  • proper-noun:
    • A collective term for Scandinavian (typically Norwegian) individuals.
    • Speakers of every of this North Germanic languages.
    • The old language talked by Vikings, from where contemporary Scandinavian languages tend to be derived. Icelandic is one of closely related contemporary version, having changed little as a result of Iceland's linguistic separation.
    • The Norse language.
  • others:
    • Of or pertaining to the North—that is, to Norway, Sweden, and Denmark, and their dependencies, including Iceland, etc., comprehended under the name of Scandinavia; pertaining to the language of Scandinavia.

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