Scandinavian

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Scandinavia +‎ -an

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌskændɪˈneɪviən/
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Noun[edit]

Scandinavian (plural Scandinavians)

  1. Someone from Scandinavia.

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Adjective[edit]

Scandinavian (comparative more Scandinavian, superlative most Scandinavian)

  1. Of Scandinavia.
    • 2013 June 8, “Obama goes troll-hunting”, The Economist, volume 407, number 8839, page 55: 
      The solitary, lumbering trolls of Scandinavian mythology would sometimes be turned to stone by exposure to sunlight. Barack Obama is hoping that several measures announced on June 4th will have a similarly paralysing effect on their modern incarnation, the patent troll.
  2. (Of a language) Of the North Germanic family to which Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, and Faeroese belong.

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