Bokmål(redirected from Norwegian (bokmål) language)
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(Languages) one of the two official forms of written Norwegian, closely related to Danish. Also called: Dano-Norwegian Formerly called: Riksmål Compare Nynorsk
[Norwegian, literally: book language]
a literary form of Norwegian that combines Danish grammatical norms and features of local Norwegian vernaculars. Compare Nynorsk.
[1935–40; < Norwegian: book language]