variants or Norskie or Norsky
plural Norskis or Norskies
: a Norwegian or Norwegian-American
used as a nickname

Word History


norskie, norsky from Norwegian norsk, adjective, Norwegian (from Old Norwegian, probably contraction of—assumed—Old Norwegian norrœnsk, from Old Norwegian norrœnn, adjective, Norwegian—akin to Old English northerne northern—+ -sk -ish, akin to Old English -isc -ish) + English -ie or -y; norski alteration of norskie, norsky

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“Norski.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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