Scandinavian language

Definitions of Scandinavian language
  1. noun
    the northern family of Germanic languages that are spoken in Scandinavia and Iceland
    synonyms: Nordic, Norse, North Germanic, North Germanic language, Scandinavian
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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
    type of:
    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
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