What does Scandinavian mean?

Definitions for Scandinavianˌskæn dəˈneɪ vi ən

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Scandinavian, Norse, Northman(noun)

    an inhabitant of Scandinavia

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

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

  3. Scandinavian, Norse(adj)

    of or relating to Scandinavia or its peoples or cultures

    "Norse sagas"; "Norse nomads"


  1. Scandinavian(Noun)

    Someone from Scandinavia.

  2. Scandinavian(Adjective)

    Of Scandinavia.

  3. Scandinavian(Adjective)

    (Of a language) Of the North Germanic family to which Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, and Faeroese belong.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scandinavian(adj)

    of or pertaining to Scandinavia, that is, Sweden, Norway, and Denmark

  2. Scandinavian(noun)

    a native or inhabitant of Scandinavia

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Scandinavian

    skan-di-nā′vi-an, adj. of Scandinavia, the peninsula divided into Norway and Sweden, but, in a historical sense, applying also to Denmark and Iceland.—n. a native of Scandinavia. [L. Scandinavia, Scandia.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Scandinavian in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Scandinavian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Your mind is your spirit; do not seek any other hidden soul inside you! All is in the brain! The depiction of a spirit rising to the sky is no more real than a medieval Scandinavian fairytales!

  2. Bohuslav Ilavsky:

    I have always leaned left, admired Scandinavian countries, voted for Smer in last election - but I won't support them this time, fico's welfare packages are pure populism, but he hasn't delivered on his promises to make real change.

  3. Martine Gosselink:

    For instance, many Dutch people don't understand why Eskimo is an offensive term, but it is, and indigenous people don't like to be called that way, also Lapland [the northern Scandinavian region populated by the Sami people] is an offensive term, but not many people know it.

  4. Gert Tinggard Svendsen:

    Trust is the foundation for Scandinavian openness about taxes, the welfare systems we have in Norway, Sweden and Denmark are basically a collective insurance ... you trust that all the other people will work and pay taxes. That trust in other people gets an extreme expression in the publication of taxes.

  5. Albert Einstein:

    As long as Nazi violence was unleashed only, or mainly, against the Jews, the rest of the world looked on passively and even treaties and agreements were made with the patently criminal government of the Third Reich.... The doors of Palestine were closed to Jewish immigrants, and no country could be found that would admit those forsaken people. They were left to perish like their brothers and sisters in the occupied countries. We shall never forget the heroic efforts of the small countries, of the Scandinavian, the Dutch, the Swiss nations, and of individuals in the occupied part of Europe who did all in their power to protect Jewish lives.

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