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.

1935–40; < Norwegian: book language Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To bokmal
World English Dictionary
Bokmål (Norwegian ˈbuːkmoːl)
Compare Nynorsk Also called: Dano-Norwegian, Formerly called: Riksmål one of the two official forms of written Norwegian, closely related to Danish
[Norwegian, literally: book language]

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Related Searches
Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature