Scandinavian

Definitions of Scandinavian
  1. noun
    an inhabitant of Scandinavia
    synonyms: Norse, Northman
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    Viking
    any of the Scandinavian people who raided the coasts of Europe from the 8th to the 11th centuries
    berserk, berserker
    one of the ancient Norse warriors legendary for working themselves into a frenzy before a battle and fighting with reckless savagery and insane fury
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    European
    a native or inhabitant of Europe
  2. noun
    the northern family of Germanic languages that are spoken in Scandinavia and Iceland
    synonyms: Nordic, Norse, North Germanic, North Germanic language, Scandinavian language
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    Danish
    a Scandinavian language that is the official language of Denmark
    Icelandic
    a Scandinavian language that is the official language of Iceland
    Norwegian
    a Scandinavian language that is spoken in Norway
    Swedish
    a Scandinavian language that is the official language of Sweden and one of two official languages of Finland
    Faeroese, Faroese
    a Scandinavian language (closely related to Icelandic) that is spoken on the Faroe Islands
    Bokmaal, Bokmal, Dano-Norwegian
    book language; one of two official languages of Norway; closely related to Danish
    Landsmaal, Landsmal, New Norwegian, Nynorsk
    one of two official languages of Norway; based on rural dialects
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    Germanic, Germanic language
    a branch of the Indo-European family of languages; members that are spoken currently fall into two major groups: Scandinavian and West Germanic
  3. adjective
    of or relating to Scandinavia or its peoples or cultures
    synonyms: Norse
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