of Norway or its people, language, or culture
Origin of Norwegianfrom 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)
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.
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.