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Languages: North Germanic languages

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The North Germanic languages make up one of the three branches of the Germanic languages. Derived from Proto-Norse and Old Norse, they are spoken in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, the Faroe Islands, Iceland and (to some extent) Greenland, as well as by a significant Swedish minority in Finland and by immigrant groups mainly in North America and Australia.


North-Germanic languages in WikiVerb

Old Norse languages

This map shows the geographic distribution of Old Norse languages around AD900.

Red: Old West Norse, light-red: Old East Norse, blue: Gothic, green: other Germanic languages


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