What does Norwegian mean?

Definitions for Norwegian
nɔrˈwi dʒənNor·we·gian

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Norwegian.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Norwegian, Norseman, Norsenoun

    a native or inhabitant of Norway

  2. Norwegianadjective

    a Scandinavian language that is spoken in Norway

  3. Norwegian, Norseadjective

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

    "Norwegian herring"


  1. Norwegiannoun

    A native of Norway.

  2. Norwegianadjective

    Of or pertaining to Norway (the country)

  3. Norwegianadjective

    Of or pertaining to the Norwegian people

  4. Norwegianadjective

    Of or pertaining to the Norwegian language

  5. Norwegiannoun

    The language of Norway.

  6. Etymology: From Norwegia + -ian.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Norwegianadjective

    of or pertaining to Norway, its inhabitants, or its language

  2. Norwegiannoun

    a native of Norway

  3. Norwegiannoun

    that branch of the Scandinavian language spoken in Norway

  4. Etymology: [Cf. Icel. Noregr, Norvegr, Norway. See North, and Way.]


  1. Norwegian

    The Norwegian goat breed from Norway is used for the production of milk and meat.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Norwegian

    nor-wē′ji-an, adj. pertaining to Norway—(Shak.) Norwē′yan.—n. a native of Norway: a kind of fishing-boat on the Great Lakes.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Norwegian in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Norwegian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Norwegian in a Sentence

  1. Chief Executive Jacob Schram:

    In the coming months, I look forward to working together with my dedicated colleagues on the ground and in the air to position Norwegian for a profitable and sustainable future in international aviation.

  2. Kristin Bergtora Sandvik:

    Obviously this has been extremely trying for survivors, the bereaved and Norwegian society as a whole.

  3. John Kavulich:

    Optically, not having Carnival, Norwegian and Royal Caribbean in the marketplace will recreate negative perceptions about Cuba.

  4. Sebastian Coe:

    To regain membership to the IAAF the new federation would have to fulfil a list of criteria, an inspection team will be led by Independent Chair Rune Andersen, an independent international anti-doping expert (Norwegian) and three members of the IAAF Council who will be appointed in the next few days.

  5. Chief Executive Stéphane Boujnah:

    Euronext looks forward to supporting the Norwegian financial and business community, to working constructively with all key constituents and stakeholders to further drive the success of Oslo Børs VPS.

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