Scandinavian


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Scan·di·na·vi·an

 (skăn′də-nā′vē-ən, -nāv′yən)
adj.
Of or relating to Scandinavia or to its peoples, languages, or cultures.
n.
1.
a. A native or inhabitant of Scandinavia.
b. A person of Scandinavian ancestry.

Scandinavian

(ˌskændɪˈneɪvɪən)
adj
1. (Placename) of, relating to, or characteristic of Scandinavia, its inhabitants, or their languages
2. (Peoples) of, relating to, or characteristic of Scandinavia, its inhabitants, or their languages
3. (Languages) of, relating to, or characteristic of Scandinavia, its inhabitants, or their languages
n
4. (Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Scandinavia
5. (Languages) Also: Norse the northern group of Germanic languages, consisting of Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Icelandic, and Faeroese

Scan•di•na•vi•an

(ˌskæn dəˈneɪ vi ən)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to Scandinavia, its inhabitants, or their languages.
n.
2. a native or inhabitant of Scandinavia.
[1775–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Scandinavian - an inhabitant of ScandinaviaScandinavian - an inhabitant of Scandinavia  
Scandinavia - a group of culturally related countries in northern Europe; Finland and Iceland are sometimes considered Scandinavian
European - a native or inhabitant of Europe
Viking - any of the Scandinavian people who raided the coasts of Europe from the 8th to the 11th centuries
berserk, berserker - one of the ancient Norse warriors legendary for working themselves into a frenzy before a battle and fighting with reckless savagery and insane fury
2.Scandinavian - the northern family of Germanic languages that are spoken in Scandinavia and IcelandScandinavian - the northern family of Germanic languages that are spoken in Scandinavia and Iceland
Germanic, Germanic language - a branch of the Indo-European family of languages; members that are spoken currently fall into two major groups: Scandinavian and West Germanic
Danish - a Scandinavian language that is the official language of Denmark
Icelandic - a Scandinavian language that is the official language of Iceland
Norwegian - a Scandinavian language that is spoken in Norway
Swedish - a Scandinavian language that is the official language of Sweden and one of two official languages of Finland
Faeroese, Faroese - a Scandinavian language (closely related to Icelandic) that is spoken on the Faroe Islands
Adj.1.Scandinavian - of or relating to Scandinavia or its peoples or cultures; "Norse sagas"; "Norse nomads"
Translations
skandinávský
skandinavisk
skandinaavinen
skandinavski
スカンジナビアの
스칸디나비아의
skandinavisk
เกี่ยวกับดินแดนในยุโรปเหนือ
thuộc Scandinavia

Scandinavian

[ˌskændɪˈneɪvɪən]
A. ADJescandinavo
B. Nescandinavo/a m/f

Scandinavian

[ˌskændɪˈneɪviən]
adjscandinave
nScandinave mf

Scandinavian

nSkandinavier(in) m(f)

Scandinavian

[ˌskændɪˈneɪvɪən] adj & nscandinavo/a

Scandinavian

اسكندينافيّ skandinávský skandinavisk skandinavisch σκανδιναβικός escandinavo skandinaavinen scandinave skandinavski scandinavo スカンジナビアの 스칸디나비아의 Scandinavisch skandinavisk skandynawski escandinavo скандинавский skandinavisk เกี่ยวกับดินแดนในยุโรปเหนือ İskandinav thuộc Scandinavia 斯堪的纳维亚的
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The Bohemian and Scandinavian girls could not get positions as teachers, because they had had no opportunity to learn the language.
the Scandinavian Thor); but together with these some milder deities like the goddess of spring, Eostre, from whom our Easter is named.
The man addressed as Yonson, a man of the heavy Scandinavian type, ceased chafing me, and arose awkwardly to his feet.
He returned to the country, wandering from fair to fair, strumming his Scandinavian melodies, while his child, who never left his side, listened to him in esctasy or sang to his playing.
A London firm made arrangements by cable for an English edition, and hot-footed upon this came the news of French, German, and Scandinavian translations in progress.
The forecastle with bunk- space for twelve, bedded but eight Scandinavian seamen.
In the long lists by the Garonne on the landward side of the northern gate there had been many a strange combat, when the Teutonic knight, fresh from the conquest of the Prussian heathen, ran a course against the knight of Calatrava, hardened by continual struggle against the Moors, or cavaliers from Portugal broke a lance with Scandinavian warriors from the further shore of the great Northern Ocean.
Further, he had none of the awkwardness of the Scandinavian immigrant.
The newcomer was evidently of Scandinavian origin-- both his appearance and accent denoted that.
So that there are instances among them of men, who, named with Scripture names --a singularly common fashion on the island --and in childhood naturally imbibing the stately dramatic thee and thou of the Quaker idiom; still, from the audacious, daring, and boundless adventure of their subsequent lives, strangely blend with these unoutgrown peculiarities, a thousand bold dashes of character, not unworthy a Scandinavian sea-king, or a poetical Pagan Roman.
The black hollows between the trunks of the trees looked like bottomless, black caverns of that Scandinavian hell, a hell of incalculable cold.
At all events he was a Scandinavian of some sort, and a bloated monopolist to boot.

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