Definition of Proto-Norse

1. Noun. The Germanic language of Scandinavia up until about 700.

Generic synonyms: Germanic, Germanic Language



Definition of Proto-Norse

1. Proper noun. An Indo-European language spoken in Scandinavia that is thought to have evolved from Proto-Germanic over the first centuries AD. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Proto-Norse

Proto-Indo-European
Proto-Indo-Europeans
Proto-Indo-Germanic
Proto-Indo-Iranian
Proto-Indo-Iranians
Proto-Indo European
Proto-Inupik
Proto-Iranian
Proto-Iranians
Proto-Italic
Proto-Japonic
Proto-Kartvelian
Proto-Malayic
Proto-Malayo-Polynesian
Proto-Mon-Khmer
Proto-Norse (current term)
Proto-Oceanic
Proto-Polynesian
Proto-Romance
Proto-Semitic
Proto-Sino-Tibetan
Proto-Slavic
Proto-Turkic
Proto-Uralic
Proto-Vietic
Proto-Yeniseian
Proto-Yeniseians
Protoctista
Protogreek
Prototheria

Literary usage of Proto-Norse

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1. The Dative of Agency: A Chapter of Indo-European Case-syntax by Alexander Green (1913)
"... To reduce the oldest of the former to Proto-Norse forms would disturb their metric arrangement.1 In fact, ..."

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