Pronunciation: (nôrs),[key] —adj. 1. of or pertaining to ancient Scandinavia, its inhabitants, or their language.
2. Norwegian (def. 1).
—n. 1. (used with a pl. v.) the Norwegians, esp. the ancient Norwegians.
2. (used with a pl. v.) the Northmen or ancient Scandinavians generally.
3. the Norwegian language, esp. in its older forms. Cf. Old Norse.