What does Norse mean?

Definitions for Norse
nɔrsNorse

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Scandinavian, Norse, Northmannoun

    an inhabitant of Scandinavia

  2. Norwegian, Norseman, Norsenoun

    a native or inhabitant of Norway

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

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

  4. Scandinavian, Norseadjective

    of or relating to Scandinavia or its peoples or cultures

    "Norse sagas"; "Norse nomads"

  5. Norwegian, Norseadjective

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

    "Norwegian herring"

Wiktionary

  1. Norseadjective

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

    Etymology: From Noorsch, now spelled Noors.

  2. Norseadjective

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

    Etymology: From Noorsch, now spelled Noors.

  3. Norsenoun

    A collective term for Scandinavian (historically Norwegian) people.

    Etymology: From Noorsch, now spelled Noors.

  4. Norsenoun

    Speakers of any of the North Germanic languages.

    Etymology: From Noorsch, now spelled Noors.

  5. Norsenoun

    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.

    Etymology: From Noorsch, now spelled Noors.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Norseadjective

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

    Etymology: [Dan. Norsk, fr. nord north. See North.]

  2. Norsenoun

    the Norse language

    Etymology: [Dan. Norsk, fr. nord north. See North.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Norse

    nors, adj. pertaining to ancient Scandinavia.—n. the language of ancient Scandinavia—also Old Norse.—n. Norse′man, a Scandinavian or Northman. [Ice. Norskr; Norw. Norsk.]

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Anagrams for Norse »

  1. noser, Rosen, snore

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Norse in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Norse in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Norse in a Sentence

  1. Martin Terman:

    In the Norse mythology Loki originally was on the side of the rest of the gods, helping them once or twice using a particularly nast forms of trickery. He was a cunning negotiator with a talent for technicalities. He was sort of the Norse equivalent of a lawyer, no doubt the reason they tied him down in a pit dripping acidic venom on him.

  2. Scott Sheppard:

    I was so thrilled with the amount of public engagement over the Jupiter moon-naming contest that we've decided to do another one to name these newly discovered Saturnian moons, this time, the moons must be named after giants from Norse, Gallic or Inuit mythology.

  3. Nicholas Saunders:

    The sword is especially unique as it is the only one discovered in 1,500 early medieval graves so far found in Prague Castle, perhaps Nicholas Saunders was a Slav from a neighboring region, who had mastered Old Norse as well as Slavonic, or perhaps Nicholas Saunders regarded Nicholas Saunders as a genuine Viking.

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