What does Nordic mean?

Definitions for Nordic
ˈnɔr dɪknordic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Scandinavian, Scandinavian language, Nordic, Norse, North Germanic, North Germanic languageadjective

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

  2. Nordicadjective

    of or relating to or constituting the Scandinavian group of languages

    "Nordic languages have a gender system"

  3. Nordicadjective

    relating to Germany and Scandinavia

    "Hitler wanted Nordic people to rule Europe"

  4. nordicadjective

    resembling peoples of Scandinavia


  1. Nordicnoun

    A person of Scandinavian descent or having features typical of Scandinavian people.

  2. Nordicadjective

    Of or relating to the Nordic countries.

  3. Nordicadjective

    Of or relating to the light colouring and tall stature of Nordic peoples.

  4. Nordicadjective

    Of or relating to the family of North Germanic languages.

  5. Nordicadjective

    Of or relating to cross-country skiing or ski jumping. (Compare alpine.)

  6. nordicadjective

    Of or relating to cross-country skiing (Compare alpine).

  7. Etymology: Unknown, possibly from the French word nord or the Dutch noord, both of which are used to refer to the Northward direction. Compare to Old English norþ, the Proto-Germanic *nurþan, *nurþran (“north”), and to the Proto-Indo-European *ner- (“lower, bottom; to sink, shrivel").

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Nordic in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Nordic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Nordic in a Sentence

  1. Jim Mattis:

    Norway's leadership in the Nordic region and especially up in the Arctic where you serve as NATO's sentinel ... You are definitely contributing beyond your weight class.

  2. Gert Tinggaard:

    The Nordic welfare state works due to trust. You have to trust that people work and pay taxes when they are able to do so, the second condition is that you also have to trust the politicians.

  3. Sondre Lund:

    We have a lot of mountains, and this is just a small mountaintop, it's such a small thing, but such a big thing also. All the Nordic countries have great relations, this is just a part of that.

  4. Petter Stordalen:

    The focus on sustainability permeates what we do in Nordic Choice.

  5. Norwegian Foreign Minister Anniken Huitfeld:

    We don’t know what Turkey really means but from (the) Norwegian perspective, we are 100% behind Finland and Sweden if they decide to apply for membership in NATO, this will also strengthen the Nordic cooperation because we chose differently after World War 2, so I think that this is a historic moment right now.

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