Norn

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse norn.

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Baldr's Death by Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg, 1817. The three Norns and the tree Yggdrasil can be seen in the background.

Noun[edit]

Norn (plural Norns)

  1. (Norse mythology) Any of the three goddesses of fate or destiny.
Synonyms[edit]
  • (goddess of fate or destiny): Fate (Greek mythology)
Meronyms[edit]
  • Urd (“Fate” or “Past”)
  • Verdandi (“Happening” or “Present”)
  • Skuld (“Debt” or “Future”)
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Etymology 2[edit]

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Ultimately from Old Norse norrǿnn (northern, Norse)

Proper noun[edit]

Norn

  1. An extinct North Germanic language once spoken on the Shetland and Orkney Islands.
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Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Norrene.

Adjective[edit]

Norn

  1. Related or pertaining to Norway; Norwegian

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