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New Norse

noun
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Nynorsk

[nee-nawrsk, -nohrsk; Norwegian ny-nawshk] /ˈni nɔrsk, -noʊrsk; Norwegian ˈnüˌnɔʃk/
noun
1.
a literary language based on western Norwegian dialects and Old Norse and in 1885 adopted as one of the two official languages of Norway.
Also called Landsmål, New Norse.
Compare Bokmål.
Origin of Nynorsk
< Norwegian: literally, new Norwegian
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Nynorsk

/Norwegian ˈnyːnɔːsk; English ˈniːnɔːsk/
noun
1.
one of the two mutually intelligible official forms of written Norwegian: it also exists in spoken form and is derived from the dialect of W and N Norway Also called Landsmål Compare Bokmål
Word Origin
Norwegian: new Norse
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