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Norse men

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English term or phrase:Norsemen
German translation:Wikinger
Entered by: Alexander Schleber
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01:03 Aug 20, 2001
English to German translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: Norse men
Could it be "Skandinavier"? Is that the plural word?
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Wikinger
Explanation:
Norsemen usually is a historical term that is applied as a group term to the Vikings.

"Skandinavier" is a correct pluiral in Gerlman, however it is the modern term for people from the North (Demark, Sweden, Norway, but usually not including Finland).

Norse actually comes from "Norge", which is the Norwegian name for Norway.

HTH
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Alexander Schleber
Belgium
Local time: 02:11
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Summary of answers provided
naNormannen
Roland Grefer
naWikinger
Alexander Schleber
nanordische Männer
Mats Wiman


  

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13 mins
nordische Männer


Explanation:
yes plural of Norse man=skandinavian/nordic man


Expression confusion:

Scandinavian (comprising Sweden, Norway and Denmark, e.g. Scandinavian Airlines System)

Nordic (comprising Scandinavia+Finland+Iceland)




    Native Scandinavian (Swede)
Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 02:11
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in pair: 711
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13 mins
Wikinger


Explanation:
Norsemen usually is a historical term that is applied as a group term to the Vikings.

"Skandinavier" is a correct pluiral in Gerlman, however it is the modern term for people from the North (Demark, Sweden, Norway, but usually not including Finland).

Norse actually comes from "Norge", which is the Norwegian name for Norway.

HTH


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Alexander Schleber
Belgium
Local time: 02:11
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
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9 hrs
Normannen


Explanation:
This is a name for the scandinavian vikings.


    Reference: http://www.comedix.de/lexikon/db/normanne.htm
Roland Grefer
Local time: 20:11
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 192
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