Old Norse

Old Norse
Old Norse NOUN the North Germanic language of medieval Norway, Iceland, Denmark, and Sweden, from which the modern Scandinavian languages are derived.

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  • Old Norse alphabet — The Old Norse alphabet consists of 32 letters derived from the Latin alphabet: See also * Alphabets derived from the Latin * Old Norse orthography * Old Norse * Dalecarlian alphabet * Icelandic alphabet …   Wikipedia

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