Norwegian

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Norwegian edition of Wiktionary

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EtymologyEdit

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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NounEdit

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, Bokmål and Nynorsk.

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AdjectiveEdit

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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See alsoEdit

  • Wiktionary’s coverage of Norwegian terms
  • Further readingEdit