Origin of Norwegian; from Medieval Latin Norwegia, Norway ; from Old Norse Norvegr + -an
- a person born or living in Norway
- either of two official forms of the North Germanic language spoken in Norway, “Book Language” (see Bokmål) and “New Norwegian” (see Nynorsk)
- a. A native or inhabitant of Norway.b. A person of Norwegian ancestry.
- a. Dano-Norwegian.b. New Norwegian.
Origin of NorwegianFrom Medieval Latin Norvegia, Norway (influenced by Norway), from Old Norse Norvegr : perhaps nordhr, north; see ner-1 in Indo-European roots + vegr, region; see wegh- in Indo-European roots.