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

[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.]
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1. (Placename) of, relating to, or characteristic of Norway, its language, or its people
2. (Languages) of, relating to, or characteristic of Norway, its language, or its people
3. (Peoples) of, relating to, or characteristic of Norway, its language, or its people
4. (Languages) any of the various North Germanic languages of Norway. See also Nynorsk, Bokmål Compare Norse
5. (Peoples) a native, citizen, or inhabitant of Norway
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(nɔrˈwi dʒən)

1. a native or inhabitant of Norway.
2. the North Germanic language of Norway.
3. of or pertaining to Norway, its inhabitants, or their language.
[1595–1605; < Medieval Latin Norvegi(a)]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.norwegian - a native or inhabitant of NorwayNorwegian - a native or inhabitant of Norway  
Kingdom of Norway, Noreg, Norge, Norway - a constitutional monarchy in northern Europe on the western side of the Scandinavian Peninsula; achieved independence from Sweden in 1905
European - a native or inhabitant of Europe
2.Norwegian - a Scandinavian language that is spoken in Norway
Nordic, North Germanic, North Germanic language, Scandinavian language, Scandinavian, Norse - the northern family of Germanic languages that are spoken in Scandinavia and Iceland
Bokmaal, Bokmal, Dano-Norwegian - book language; one of two official languages of Norway; closely related to Danish
Landsmaal, Landsmal, New Norwegian, Nynorsk - one of two official languages of Norway; based on rural dialects
Adj.1.Norwegian - of or relating to Norway or its people or culture or language; "Norwegian herring"
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norjanorjalainennorjan kieli
노르웨이 사람노르웨이어노르웨이의
người Nauythuộc nước/người/tiếng Nauytiếng Nauy


A. ADJnoruego
B. N
1. (= person) → noruego/a m/f
2. (Ling) → noruego m
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(= person) → Norvégien(ne) m/f
(= language) → norvégien m
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Norweger(in) m(f)
(Ling) → Norwegisch nt
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1. adjnorvegese
2. n (person) → norvegese m/f; (language) → norvegese m
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الْلٌغةُ الْنَّروِيجِيَةُ, نَرْوِيجِيّ, نَروِيجِيُّ Nor, norský, norština nordmand, norsk Norweger, Norwegisch Νορβηγικά, νορβηγικός, Νορβηγός noruego norja, norjalainen norvégien norveški, Norvežanin norvegese ノルウェーの, ノルウェー人, ノルウェー語 노르웨이 사람, 노르웨이어, 노르웨이의 Noor, Noors nordmann, norsk język norweski, Norweg, norweski norueguês норвежец, норвежский, норвежский язык norrman, norsk, norska เกี่ยวกับนอร์เวย์, ชาวนอร์เวย์, ภาษานอร์เวย์ Norveç, Norveççe, Norveçli người Nauy, thuộc nước/người/tiếng Nauy, tiếng Nauy 挪威人, 挪威的, 挪威语
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``The hall rung with acclamations, and cup and horn was filled to the Norwegian, who should be speedily in possession of his English territory.''
Who would have thought that Harold, within a few brief days, would himself possess no more of his kingdom, than the share which he allotted in his wrath to the Norwegian invader?
``Yes,'' said Cedric, half speaking to himself, and half addressing himself to Athelstane, ``it was in this very hall that my father feasted with Torquil Wolfganger, when he entertained the valiant and unfortunate Harold, then advancing against the Norwegians, who had united themselves to the rebel Tosti.
Who, but no less a prince than Alfred the Great, who, with his own royal pen, took down the words from Other, the Norwegian whale-hunter of those times!
I had been told that ours was the only wooden house west of Black Hawk--until you came to the Norwegian settlement, where there were several.
What an uproar was that of the waters broken on the sharp rocks at the bottom, where the hardest bodies are crushed, and trees worn away, "with all the fur rubbed off," according to the Norwegian phrase!
D'Arnot knew a few words of Norwegian, Russian, Greek, and also had a smattering of the language of one of the West Coast negro tribes--the man denied them all.
Victor and Axel, a Swede and a Norwegian, and I planned to keep together.
It was the 'Afraja' of Theodore Mugge, a story of life in Norway during the last century, and I remember it as a very lovely story indeed, with honest studies of character among the Norwegians, and a tender pathos in the fate of the little Lap heroine Gula, who was perhaps sufficiently romanced.
For some reason or other the Norwegians do not like to send their money to Sweden.
They encountered --sometimes in whole villages--Chinese, Japanese, Italians, Portuguese, Swiss, Hindus, Koreans, Norwegians, Danes, French, Armenians, Slavs, almost every nationality save American.
Norwegian carried more than 3.5 million passengers in August.

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