What is another word for northman?

3 synonyms found


[ nˈɔːθmən], [ nˈɔːθmən], [ n_ˈɔː_θ_m_ə_n]

Northman is a term used to describe people from the northern parts of Europe, especially Scandinavia. Synonyms for Northman include Norseman, Scandinavian, Viking, and Nordic. Norseman is derived from the Old Norse language and was used to describe the people who lived in Scandinavia during the Viking age. The term Scandinavian is commonly used to describe people from Denmark, Norway, and Sweden, while Nordic includes these countries along with Finland, Iceland, and the Faroe Islands. Viking is a term used to describe the warriors and sailors who raided and traded throughout Europe during the 8th to 11th century. These synonyms help us to understand the rich history and culture of the peoples of the North.

Related words: norseman, norwegian man, norwegian, norse, nordic man

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    Usage examples for Northman

    As it ceased, prelate and thegn raised their chief from the floor, and in imitation of the old custom of Teuton and northman-when the lord of their armaments was borne on shoulder and shield-Harold mounted a platform, and rose in full view of the crowd.
    "Harold, Book 10. The Last Of The Saxon Kings"
    Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    The rapturous fight with the elements, in which the northman lived and moved and had his being, gave him a strain of ruthless cruelty unlike anything in the more peaceful Anglo-Saxon character: his disregard of death for himself led to a certain callousness with regard to human life, and to a certain enjoyment in inflicting physical anguish.
    "Hero-Myths & Legends of the British Race"
    Maud Isabel Ebbutt
    And then the fierce northman joyously cried, "Now shall I possess lands, castle, and bride!"
    "Sintram and His Companions"
    Friedrich de la Motte Fouque Commentator: Charlotte M. Yonge

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