Old Norse

Old Norse
noun
the extinct Germanic language of medieval Scandinavia and Iceland from about to 700 to 1350
Hypernyms: ↑Germanic, ↑Germanic language
Hyponyms: ↑Old Icelandic

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noun
Usage: capitalized O&N
: the North Germanic language of the Scandinavian peoples prior to about A.D. 1350; specifically : the western branch of Old Norse including Old Norwegian and Old Icelandic — see indo-european languages table

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the Germanic language of medieval Scandinavia. Abbr.: ON
[1835-45]

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Old Norse see ↑Norse
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Old Norse,
1. the Scandinavian language from the Viking period to about 1300.
2. the Icelandic language in the Middle Ages; Old Icelandic. Abbr: ON (no periods).

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n. the North Germanic (Scandinavian) language of medieval Norway, Iceland, Denmark, and Sweden up to the 14th century, from which the modern Scandinavian languages are derived. See also Old Icelandic

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ˌOld ˈNorse 7 [Old Norse] noun uncountable
the language of Norway, Iceland, Denmark and Sweden until the 14th century

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