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Bokmål

[boo k-mawl] /ˈbʊk mɔl/
noun
1.
a literary form of Norwegian, derived from the Danish writing of urban Norwegians: one of the two official forms of written Norwegian.
Also called Dano-Norwegian, Riksmål.
Compare Nynorsk.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; < Norwegian: book language
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Bokmål

/Norwegian ˈbuːkmoːl/
noun
1.
one of the two official forms of written Norwegian, closely related to Danish Also called Dano-Norwegian Formerly called Riksmål Compare Nynorsk
Word Origin
Norwegian, literally: book language
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