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English adjective: Norse

1. Norse of or relating to Scandinavia or its peoples or cultures

SamplesNorse sagas.
Norse nomads.


2. Norse of or relating to Norway or its people or culture or language

SamplesNorwegian herring.


English noun: Norse

1. Norse (person) an inhabitant of Scandinavia

SynonymsNorthman, Scandinavian

Broader (hypernym)European

Narrower (hyponym)berserk, berserker, Viking

Member meronymScandinavia

2. Norse (person) a native or inhabitant of Norway

SynonymsNorseman, Norwegian

Broader (hypernym)European

Member meronymKingdom of Norway, Noreg, Norge, Norway

3. Norse (communication) the northern family of Germanic languages that are spoken in Scandinavia and Iceland

SynonymsNordic, North Germanic, North Germanic language, Scandinavian, Scandinavian language

Broader (hypernym)Germanic, Germanic language

Narrower (hyponym)Danish, Faeroese, Faroese, Icelandic, Norwegian, Swedish

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