Norse meaning

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Of or relating to medieval Scandinavia or its peoples, languages, or cultures.
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Of or relating to Norway or its people, language, or culture.
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Of, relating to, or being the branch of the North Germanic languages that includes Norwegian, Icelandic, and Faroese.
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Scandinavian; specif., medieval Scandinavian.
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West Scandinavian (Norwegian, Icelandic, and Faeroese)
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The Scandinavian group of languages.
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The West Scandinavian group of languages.
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the Norse
  • the people of Scandinavia
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

the Norse

Origin of norse

  • Probably Dutch Noorsch Scandinavian from Middle Dutch Noortsch from nort north ner-1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition