Definitions of norwegian

  1. of or relating to Scandinavia or its peoples or cultures; " Norse sagas"; " Norse nomads"
  2. a native or inhabitant of Norway
  3. a Scandinavian language that is spoken in Norway
  4. That branch of the Scandinavian language spoken in Norway.
  5. A native, or the language, of Norway.
  6. Pertaining to Norway, its language, or people.
  7. Pertaining to Norway.
  8. Belonging to Norway.
  9. Pert. to Norway.

Usage examples for norwegian

  1. Ibsen had no doubt heard how the wife of a well- known Norwegian composer, in a fit of raging jealousy excited by her husband's prolonged absence from home, burnt the manuscript of a symphony which he had just finished. – Hedda Gabler Play In Four Acts by Henrik Ibsen
  2. I see her horrid Norwegian play has come to utter grief at the New Theatre. – Berenice by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  3. No man had ever written the Norwegian language as this man wrote it. – Essays on Scandinavian Literature by Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen
  4. The British, Portuguese, Chinese, and Norwegian Consuls requested that non- combatants be allowed to occupy the town of Caney and railroad points, and asked until 10 o'clock of the next day for them to leave Santiago. – Our War with Spain for Cuba's Freedom by Trumbull White
  5. It belongs to all the books of the great Norwegian Bjorstjerne Bjornson, whose 'Arne, ' and whose 'Happy Boy, ' and whose 'Fisher Maiden' I read in this same fortunate sickness. – Literature and Life by William Dean Howells
  6. W'y, he cried, here's thet fool Norwegian goin' t' th' landin'. – The Plow-Woman by Eleanor Gates
  7. Mr Young is- Was, muttered the Norwegian. – Steve Young by George Manville Fenn
  8. Whether in honest truth he was a fisherman out for fishes who chose to fence with me, or whether in that cruise of his he landed up in a Norwegian bay, or thought better of it in Orkney, or went through the sea and through death to the place he desired, I have never known. – Hills and the Sea by H. Belloc
  9. It will be found that there is special mention made, in the chronicles of the ninth and tenth centuries, of forty- seven incursions into France of Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, and Irish pirates, all comprised under the name of Northmen; and, doubtless, many other incursions of less gravity have left no trace in history. – A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Volume I. of VI. by Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
  10. Attack of British warships on German ship Paklas in Norwegian waters. – Germany, The Next Republic? by Carl W. Ackerman
  11. A translation from the Norwegian by Joran Birkeland. – U.S. Copyright Renewals, 1968 July - December by U.S. Copyright Office
  12. In 1892 appeared his Conquest of Bread, in French, which has been translated into Dutch, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Norwegian, English. – Comrade Kropotkin by Victor Robinson
  13. " I wish we could have had the fight," said General Lambert, " the fight between little Norval and the gigantic Norwegian- that would have been rare sport: and you should write, Jack, and suggest it to Mr. Rich, the manager." – The Virginians by William Makepeace Thackeray
  14. Nor did she penetrate far enough inland to gain a satisfactory conception of the character of the Norwegian scenery. – Celebrated Women Travellers of the Nineteenth Century by W. H. Davenport Adams
  15. The third act of this opera represents both ships riding at anchor in a rocky bay, near which rises Daland's picturesque Norwegian cottage. – Stories of the Wagner Opera by H. A. Guerber
  16. The distance was three Norwegian miles, which are longer than the Swedish. – Letters written during a short residence in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark by Mary Wollstonecraft
  17. Its chief charm is the fresh breath it gives you of these beautiful Norwegian climes." – A Girl's Ride in Iceland by Ethel Brilliana Alec-Tweedie