- the subbranch of Germanic that includes the languages of Scandinavia and Iceland.
Origin of North Germanic
First recorded in 1925–30
Also called Scandinavian.
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- a subbranch of the Germanic languages that consists of Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Icelandic, and their associated dialectsSee also Old Norse