bokmal

Bokmål

[book-mawl]
noun
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:
1935–40; < Norwegian: book language

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Bokmål (Norwegian ˈbuːkmoːl)
 
n
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]

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