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Norn

1
Norse myth any of the three virgin goddesses of fate, who predestine the lives of the gods and men

Norn

2
the medieval Norse language of the Orkneys, Shetlands, and parts of N Scotland. It was extinct by 1750
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The features of Norn grammar were very similar to the other Scandinavian languages.
Now Creatures is on its third manifestation and a healthy "breeding ground" has been established online, where fans can bring their own Norn creations and exchange them.
One needs a multiplex consciousness to follow this story, since Comet Jo also becomes Norn, the old man who gave him the message to carry in the first place.
The SteelSeries QcK Guild Wars 2 Logo Edition features the red, white, and black dragon logo while the SteelSeries QcK Guild Wars 2 Logan Edition and the SteelSeries QcK Guild Wars 2 Eir Edition each feature an image of the iconic human and norn heroes from the game.
In South Belfast, Windsor Park became the most Norn Iron thing since Catchphrase began.
A number of people greeted the former Taoiseach warmly, but others including party members Norn Barron and Liz Roche criticised his presence.
The Orkneys and Shetlands - some of whose inhabitants still do not consider themselves as Scottish even today - used to speak Norn, a language of Scandinavian origin, whereas the border lands between England and Scotland used Lallans, or if you like, Lowland Scottish - an English dialect.
Remarkably, it was not until the 1950s that A F Albert's Norn achieved three consecutive wins (1952-1954) with five wins in total over 22 seasons, less the years of World War II.
After that, she quickly gained the confidence and support of the company and went on to understudy an array of major roles, including the title role in Verdi's Luisa Miller, Elisabeth in Don Carlos, Marguerite in Faust, Gutrune and the Third Norn in Gotterdammerung, Gerhilde and Grimgerde in Die Walkure, and Micaela in Carmen.
Recent engagements include singing Leonore Fidelio and Second Norn at the Royal Opera House, Irene Theodora in Strasbourg, Second Norn, Madam Larina and Marcellina at ENO, Third Lady at ENO and at the Royal Opera House, Meg Page The Merry Wives of Windsor, Mab The Fair Maid of Perth and Mrs Noye Noye's Fludde at Buxton, Roxanna Panufnik's The Hare and the Tortoise with City of London Sinfonia and Auntie Peter Grimes at Opera North.
A bid of NZ$150,000 (pounds 58,223) from Worldwide Bloodstock secured the September- born son of the stakes-placed Clay Hero mare Go Norn.