Nynorsk(redirected from Neonorwegian)
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See New Norwegian.
[Norwegian : ny, new (from Old Norse nȳr; see span-new) + norsk, Norwegian (from *noregsk, from Old Norse Nōregr, Norway).]
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Nynorsk(Norwegian ˈnyːnɔːsk; English ˈniːnɔːsk)
(Languages) 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
[Norwegian: new Norse]
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Ny•norsk(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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