Definitions for Norsenɔrs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Norsenɔrs(adj.)

  1. of or pertaining to medieval Scandinavia, its inhabitants, or their speech.

    Category: Peoples

  2. (n.)(used with a pl. v.) the inhabitants of medieval Scandinavia; the Norsemen.

    Category: Peoples

  3. Category: Peoples

    Ref: Old Norse.

Origin of Norse:

1590–1600; perh. < D noorsch,noordnorth

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Scandinavian, Norse, Northman(noun)

    an inhabitant of Scandinavia

  2. Norwegian, Norseman, Norse(noun)

    a native or inhabitant of Norway

  3. Scandinavian, Scandinavian language, Nordic, Norse, North Germanic, North Germanic language(adj)

    the northern family of Germanic languages that are spoken in Scandinavia and Iceland

  4. Scandinavian, Norse(adj)

    of or relating to Scandinavia or its peoples or cultures

    "Norse sagas"; "Norse nomads"

  5. Norwegian, Norse(adj)

    of or relating to Norway or its people or culture or language

    "Norwegian herring"

Wiktionary

  1. Norse(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to the people, language and culture of Scandinavia.

  2. Norse(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to the North Germanic group of languages.

  3. Norse(ProperNoun)

    A collective term for Scandinavian (historically Norwegian) people.

  4. Norse(ProperNoun)

    Speakers of any of the North Germanic languages.

  5. Norse(ProperNoun)

    The ancient language spoken by Vikings, from which modern Scandinavian languages are derived. Icelandic is the most closely related modern version, having changed little due to Iceland's linguistic isolation.

  6. Origin: From Noorsch, now spelled Noors.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Norse(adj)

    of or pertaining to ancient Scandinavia, or to the language spoken by its inhabitants

  2. Norse(noun)

    the Norse language

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