AskDefine | Define Norwegian

Dictionary Definition

Norwegian adj : of or relating to Norway or its people or culture or language; "Norwegian herring" [syn: Norse]

Noun

1 a native or inhabitant of Norway [syn: Norseman, Norse]
2 a Scandinavian language that is spoken in Norway

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Etymology

From Norwegia + -ian.

Pronunciation

  • a RP /nɔːˈwiː.dʒən/
  • a US /nɔːrˈwiː.dʒən/
  • Rhymes with: -iːdʒən

Proper noun

  1. The language of Norway.

Translations

language of Norway

Noun

  1. A native of Norway.

Translations

native of Norway

Adjective

  1. Of or pertaining to Norway (the country) or Norwegian (the language)

Translations

of or pertaining to Norway or Norwegian

External links

Extensive Definition

Norwegian (sometimes seen in older texts as Norweyan) may refer to:

See also

Norwegian in German: Norwegisch
Norwegian in Italian: Norvegese
Norwegian in Norwegian: Norsk
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