Associations to the word «Scandinavian»

Wiktionary

SCANDINAVIAN, noun. Someone from Scandinavia.
SCANDINAVIAN, adjective. Of Scandinavia.
SCANDINAVIAN, adjective. (Of a language) Of the North Germanic family to which Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, and Faeroese belong.
SCANDINAVIAN DEFENCE, noun. A chess opening characterized by the moves 1.e4 d5, in which both the white king's pawn and the black queen's pawn advance two squares as the first moves.
SCANDINAVIAN PENINSULA, proper noun. A peninsula in Northern Europe, which today covers Norway, Sweden, and most of northern Finland
SCANDINAVIAN PENINSULA, proper noun. Alternative letter-case form of Scandinavian Peninsula

Dictionary definition

SCANDINAVIAN, noun. An inhabitant of Scandinavia.
SCANDINAVIAN, noun. The northern family of Germanic languages that are spoken in Scandinavia and Iceland.
SCANDINAVIAN, adjective. Of or relating to Scandinavia or its peoples or cultures; "Norse sagas"; "Norse nomads".

Wise words

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