Norwegian

[ nawr-wee-juh n ]
/ nɔrˈwi dʒən /

adjective

of or relating to Norway, its inhabitants, or their language.

noun

a native or inhabitant of Norway.
the language of Norway, a Germanic language spoken in two different dialects known as Bokmål and Nynorsk. Abbreviation: Norw

Origin of Norwegian

1595–1605; earlier Norvegian < Medieval Latin Norvegi(a) Norway + -an

Related forms

pro-Nor·we·gian, adjective, nounpseu·do-Nor·we·gian, adjective, noun
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Norwegian

/ (nɔːˈwiːdʒən) /

adjective

of, relating to, or characteristic of Norway, its language, or its people

noun

any of the various North Germanic languages of NorwaySee also Nynorsk, Bokmål Compare Norse
a native, citizen, or inhabitant of Norway
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