Norwegian definition by Webster's New World
Origin: ; from Midieval Latin Norwegia, Norway ; from Old Norse Norvegr plush -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)
Norwegian definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- a. A native or inhabitant of Norway.b. A person of Norwegian descent.
- a. Dano-Norwegian.b. New Norwegian.
Origin: From 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.