Norn

Norn may refer to:

  • The Norn language, an extinct North Germanic language that was spoken on Shetland and Orkney
  • The Norns, beings from Norse mythology
  • Norn iron works, an old industrial community in Sweden where iron ore was excavated
  • Norns, a fictional race in Tad Williams' Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn fantasy series
  • Norns, main species in the Creatures artificial-life simulation series
  • Norns, a race in the MMORPG Guild Wars
  • Mey Norn, Cambodian politician
  • norn, independent pop band

Other articles related to "norn":

Tuf Voyaging - A Beast For Norn
... Tuf is approached by Herold Norn, Senior Beastmaster of the Norn House of Lyronica ... The House of Norn requests beasts for gladiatorial fighting in Lyronica's Bronze Arena ... new Lyronican habitat) for the House of Norn ...
Walter Sutherland (Norn)
... was reported to be the last native speaker of Norn, a Germanic language which had once been spoken throughout Shetland, Orkney and Caithness ... been merely the last native speaker of Norn on Unst ... Some unnamed Norn-speakers of Foula were reported by Jakob Jakobsen to have survived much later than the middle of the 19th century ...
Shetlandic Language - Modern Use
... Most of the use of Norn/Norse in modern day Shetland and Orkney is purely ceremonial, and mostly in Old Norse, for example the Shetland motto, which is Með lögum skal ... Another example of the use of Norse/Norn in the Northern Isles can be found in the names of ferries NorthLink Ferries has ships named MV Hamnavoe (after the ... Norn words are still used to describe many of the colour and pattern variations in the native sheep of Shetland and Orkney, which survive as the Shetland and North Ronaldsay breeds ...
Languages Of Scotland - Germanic Languages - Norn Language
... Norn is an extinct North Germanic, West Scandinavian, language that was spoken on Shetland and Orkney, off the north coast of mainland Scotland, and in Caithness ... Norn evolved from the Old Norse that was widely spoken in the Hebrides, Orkney, Shetland and the west coast of the mainland during the Viking occupation from the 8th ... Norn persisted well into the 19th century, as the Faroese linguist Jakob Jakobsen wrote "As late as 1894, there were people in Foula who could repeat sentences ...