Associations to the word «Norse»


NORSE, adjective. Of, or relating to the people, language and culture of Scandinavia.
NORSE, adjective. Of, or relating to the North Germanic group of languages.
NORSE, proper noun. A collective term for Scandinavian (historically Norwegian) people.
NORSE, proper noun. Speakers of any of the North Germanic languages.
NORSE, proper noun. The ancient language spoken by Vikings, from which modern Scandinavian languages are derived. Icelandic is the most closely related modern version, having changed little due to Iceland's linguistic isolation.
NORSE, noun. (US printing) (rare) (dated) A size of type between Saxon and excelsior, 2½-point type.
NORSE TRADITION, proper noun. (paganism) The religion of Heathenry, a modern faith inspired by the ancient pagan beliefs of the Germanic tribes, Anglo-Saxons and Norse peoples.

Dictionary definition

NORSE, noun. An inhabitant of Scandinavia.
NORSE, noun. A native or inhabitant of Norway.
NORSE, noun. The northern family of Germanic languages that are spoken in Scandinavia and Iceland.
NORSE, adjective. Of or relating to Scandinavia or its peoples or cultures; "Norse sagas"; "Norse nomads".
NORSE, adjective. Of or relating to Norway or its people or culture or language; "Norwegian herring".

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