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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.]


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


(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)]
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"
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


(= person) → Norvégien(ne) m/f
(= language) → norvégien m


Norweger(in) m(f)
(Ling) → Norwegisch nt


1. adjnorvegese
2. n (person) → norvegese m/f; (language) → norvegese m


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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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.
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
He gave place to a Norwegian sailor, who had lost half an ear in a drunken brawl, and who proved to be quarrelsome, cursing Jurgis because he moved in his bunk and caused the roaches to drop upon the lower one.
While the secret garden was coming alive and two children were coming alive with it, there was a man wandering about certain far-away beautiful places in the Norwegian fiords and the valleys and mountains of Switzerland and he was a man who for ten years had kept his mind filled with dark and heart-broken thinking.
The hall rung with acclamations, and cup and horn was filled to the Norwegian, who should be speedily in possession of his English territory.
A king sat in a little boat on one of those deep, still lakes that open like a bright eye in the midst of the Norwegian mountains.
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!
You will then be sure of having the finest Norwegian smoked sardines, packed in the purest olive oil.
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.
You may have read of the remarkable explorations of a Norwegian named Sigerson, but I am sure that it never occurred to you that you were receiving news of your friend.
The captain was a fishy-eyed Norwegian who somehow had fallen into possession of a complete Shakespeare, which he never read, and Martin had washed his clothes for him and in return been permitted access to the precious volumes.
Victor and Axel, a Swede and a Norwegian, and I planned to keep together.

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