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An official literary form of Norwegian based on written Danish. Also called Bokmål, Riksmål.
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(Languages) another name for Bokmål
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(ˈbʊk mɔl)

a literary form of Norwegian that combines Danish grammatical norms and features of local Norwegian vernaculars. Compare Nynorsk.
[1935–40; < Norwegian: book language]
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Noun1.Dano-Norwegian - book language; one of two official languages of Norway; closely related to Danish
Norwegian - a Scandinavian language that is spoken in Norway
Riksmaal, Riksmal - in 1929 this dialect of Norwegian was officially renamed Bokmal
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In particular, he looks at claims for ancient constitutions in Dano-Norwegian historical writing, and in debates over agricultural reforms in Norway and Denmark.
Delius's travels are well accounted for, and Boyle spends a fair amount of ink on minute details in Dano-Norwegian orthography regarding names and places.
The dates in the volumes, as well as the languages (primarily Danish and Dano-Norwegian), raised a number of questions about the relationship between these specific materials and binder's volumes more broadly.