Norwegian



[nawr-wee-juh n] /nɔrˈwi dʒən/

adjective
1.
of or relating to , its inhabitants, or their language.
noun
2.
a native or inhabitant of .
3.
the language of , a Germanic language spoken in two different dialects known as Bokmål and Nynorsk.
Abbreviation: Norw.
/nɔːˈwiːdʒən/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or characteristic of Norway, its language, or its people
noun
2.
any of the various North Germanic languages of Norway See also Nynorsk, Bokmål Compare Norse
3.
a native, citizen, or inhabitant of Norway

c.1600 (n. and adj.), sometimes in early use Norvegian, from Medieval Latin Norvegia “Norway,” from Old Norse Norvegr (see Norway) + -ian.

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