Copyright Dr. L.
Kip Wheeler 1998-2018. Permission is granted for non-profit,
educational, and student reproduction. Last updated April 24, 2018. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Please
e-mail corrections, suggestions, or comments to help me improve this
site. Click here
for credits, thanks,
and additional copyright information.
This map shows the regions
of the world where Norwegian is commonly spoken (red circle).
Norwegian descends from Old Norse. It is closely related to
Icelandic and Faroese.
It is somewhat more distantly related to Danish
and Swedish. It descends
from the North Germanic sub-branch of the Germanic branch of
|Daniel M. Short originally created this
map and the other Indo-European language charts for his website at http://www.danshort.com/.
I reproduce these images here with the author's permission, but they are
copyrighted by Daniel Short as of 2002. These charts should not be reproduced
or reused without Mr. Short's approval. You may contact him at email@example.com
for more information. These images are not public domain.