an extinct Norse dialect, spoken until early modern times in the Shetland and Orkney Islands and in parts of northern Scotland.
noun, Scandinavian Mythology.
any of three goddesses of fate, the goddess of the past (Urd) the goddess of the present (Verdandi) and the goddess of the future (Skuld)
(Norse myth) any of the three virgin goddesses of fate, who predestine the lives of the gods and men
the medieval Norse language of the Orkneys, Shetlands, and parts of N Scotland. It was extinct by 1750
1770, from Old Norse norn (plural nornir), one of the female fates of Scandinavian mythology, related to Swedish dialectal norna “to warn, to communicate secretly,” perhaps ultimately imitative of low murmuring (cf. Middle High German narren “to growl, snarl”).
[nawr-nik-uh-teen] /nɔrˈnɪk əˌtin/ noun 1. an alkaloid, C 9 H 1 2 N 2 , extracted from tobacco and related to but having a lower toxicity: used as an agricultural and horticultural insecticide.
- Norodom sihanouk
[see-uh-noo k] /ˈsi əˌnʊk/ noun 1. Prince Norodom [nawr-uh-dom,, -duh m] /ˈnɔr əˌdɒm,, -dəm/ (Show IPA), 1922–2004, Cambodian statesman: premier 1952–60; chief of state 1960–70 and 1975–76. /ˌnɒrəˈdɒm ˈsiːənʊk/ noun 1. See Sihanouk /ˈsɪənʊk/ noun 1. King Norodom (ˌnɒrəˈdɒm). 1922–2012, Cambodian statesman; king of Cambodia (1941–55 and from 1993); prime minister (1955–60), after which he […]
[nawr-oh-vahy-ruh s] /ˈnɔr oʊˌvaɪ rəs/ noun, plural noroviruses 1. any of various single-stranded RNA viruses of the genus Norovirus, of the family Caliciviridae: the most common cause of epidemic viral gastroenteritis in humans. /ˈnɔːrəʊˌvaɪrəs/ noun 1. a virus which is a common cause of gastroenteritis
[nawr-plant] /ˈnɔrˌplænt/ Trademark. 1. a long-term contraceptive for women, usuually effective for 5 years, consisting of several small slow-release capsules of progestin implanted under the skin.