Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or relating to Norway or its people, language, or culture.
  • noun A native or inhabitant of Norway.
  • noun A person of Norwegian ancestry.
  • noun Dano-Norwegian.
  • noun New Norwegian.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to Norway; belonging to, found in, or derived from Norway.
  • noun A native of Norway, a kingdom of Europe in the western part of the Scandinavian peninsula, which since 1814 has been united with Sweden under a common sovereign, but has a separate parliament and administration.
  • noun The language of Norway.
  • noun A kind of fishing-boat used on the Great Lakes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to Norway, its inhabitants, or its language.
  • proper noun A native of Norway.
  • proper noun That branch of the Scandinavian language spoken in Norway.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • proper noun The language of Norway.
  • noun A native of Norway.
  • adjective Of or pertaining to Norway (the country)
  • adjective Of or pertaining to the Norwegian people
  • adjective Of or pertaining to the Norwegian language

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Norway
  • adjective of or relating to Norway or its people or culture or language
  • noun a Scandinavian language that is spoken in Norway

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From Medieval Latin Norvegia, Norway (influenced by Norway), from Old Norse Norvegr : perhaps nordhr, north; see ner- in Indo-European roots + vegr, region; see wegh- in Indo-European roots.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Medieval Latin Norwegia + -ian.

Examples

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