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Scandinavian (plural Scandinavians)
- Someone from Scandinavia.
- Of Scandinavia.
2013 June 8, “Obama goes troll-hunting”, in 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.
- (Of a language) Of the North Germanic family to which Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, and Faeroese belong.
of the North Germanic family of languages
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