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[Norwegian : land, country (from Old Norse; see lendh- in Indo-European roots) + mål, speech (from Old Norse māl).]
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(Languages) another name for Nynorsk
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(ˈni nɔrsk, -noʊrsk; Norw. ˈnüˌnɔʃk)

a literary form of Norwegian devised in the 19th century, largely on the basis of W Norwegian dialects. Compare Bokmål.
[< Norwegian: literally, new Norwegian]
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Noun1.Landsmal - one of two official languages of Norway; based on rural dialects
Norwegian - a Scandinavian language that is spoken in Norway
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