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From Medieval Latin Norvegia (from Old Norse Norvegr (Norway)) +‎ -an, with v replaced by w due to influence from earlier English Norwayan (Norwegian).

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Norwegian (countable and uncountable, plural Norwegians)

  1. A native of Norway.
  2. A kind of fishing boat on the Great Lakes of North America.
  3. (uncountable) The language of Norway, which has two official forms (written standards): Bokmål and Nynorsk.

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Norwegian (comparative more Norwegian, superlative most Norwegian)

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

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