norse

Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to Scandinavian countries, or to their peoples or languages.

Part of speech: noun

The Scandinavian languages, especially the Icelandic.

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Usage examples "norse":

  1. The Norse King smiled approvingly, and, turning to his chiefs, said drily: " That man was shorter than some of us, but he rode firm in his stirrups." - "Harold, Book 10. The Last Of The Saxon Kings", Edward Bulwer-Lytton.
  2. The elements they brought over were only what we had before- Keltic, Roman, German, and Norse. - "The Ethnology of the British Islands", Robert Gordon Latham.
  3. But in Old Norse, erfidhi means chiefly ploughing, and afterwards labor in general; and the same word in Anglo- Saxon, earfodh or earfedhe, is labor. - "Lectures on The Science of Language", Max Müller.