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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. A native of Norway.
  5. That branch of the Scandinavian language spoken in Norway.
  6. A native, or the language, of Norway.
  7. Pertaining to Norway, its language, or people.
  8. Pertaining to Norway.
  9. Belonging to Norway.
  10. Pert. to Norway.
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Quotes of norwegian

  1. We always had lutefisk for Christmas dinner, after which Dad read from the Norwegian Bible. – Peter Agre
  2. I think what I came through is great, but my son can take it to another level, not having to fight racism. His mother's a Norwegian and I'm mixed up four or five times, so he can face the world. – James Brown
  3. All Norwegian children learn to swim when they are very young because if you can't swim it is difficult to find a place to bathe. – Roald Dahl
  4. My father was a Norwegian who came from a small town near Oslo. He broke his arm at the elbow when he was 14, and they amputated it. – Roald Dahl
  5. Though my father was Norwegian he always wrote his diaries in perfect English. – Roald Dahl
  6. Well, the biggest Norwegian newspaper regarded this as an arrest, since they hadn't told us that they were coming and they brought me in. So the biggest Norwegian newspaper looked upon that as an arrest. – Jon Johansen
  7. I have worked in a very close and cordial way with Norwegian representatives at many international meetings, and the pleasure I felt at those associations was equaled only by the profit I always secured from them. – Lester B. Pearson
  8. As a cabin boy on a Norwegian sailing ship I earned five kronen a week in addition to my keep. – Fritz Sauckel
  9. People thought me a bit strange at first; a blond haired, blue -eyed Norwegian who sang Mexican folk songs, but I used it to my advantage and got a job. And so the music became my ticket to education. – David Soul
  10. A Shakespeare could have arisen only on English soil. In the same way, your great dramatists and poets express the nature and essence of the Norwegian people, but they also express that which is universally valid for all mankind. – Gustav Stresemann
  11. Ibsen was Norwegian by birth, but universal in spirit. – Liv Ullmann

Usage examples for norwegian

  1. 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
  2. A translation from the Norwegian by Joran Birkeland. – U.S. Copyright Renewals, 1968 July - December by U.S. Copyright Office
  3. 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
  4. Attack of British warships on German ship Paklas in Norwegian waters. – Germany, The Next Republic? by Carl W. Ackerman
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. I see her horrid Norwegian play has come to utter grief at the New Theatre. – Berenice by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  8. This was a place of strength in the Norwegian times, but is now only tenanted by a few wandering sheep, as are also Fladda and Bach, which last, from its singularly oval shape, has obtained from mariners the name of the Dutchman's Cap. –  by
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Captain Rannie, as he sat with the tiller in his hand and watched the young Norwegian pulling with all his might, felt extraordinarily proud. – Command by William McFee
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. She sat very stiff and silent as the soup was brought on by the Norwegian girl. – Rose of Dutcher's Coolly by Hamlin Garland
  15. No man had ever written the Norwegian language as this man wrote it. – Essays on Scandinavian Literature by Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen
  16. Mr Young is- Was, muttered the Norwegian – Steve Young by George Manville Fenn
  17. 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
  18. W'y, he cried, here's thet fool Norwegian goin' t' th' landin'. – The Plow-Woman by Eleanor Gates
  19. " 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
  20. 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