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 (no͞o-nôrsk′, nü′nôshk′)
[Norwegian : ny, new (from Old Norse nȳr; see span-new) + norsk, Norwegian (from *noregsk, from Old Norse Nōregr, Norway).]


(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]


(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.Nynorsk - one of two official languages of Norway; based on rural dialects
Norwegian - a Scandinavian language that is spoken in Norway
novo norueguês
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28 and 75, settings of texts from Ivar Aasen's 1863 collection of Nynorsk poetry entitled Symra (The Anemone).
That the Swedish CEO argues that SVT delivers content of higher quality than its competitors in all respects, and the Norwegian CEO stresses that NRK is the only quality deliverer in the Norwegian language, can be interpreted in light of the fact that Norway's population is only half the size of Sweden's, as well as that Norway has two written languages: Norwegian Bokmal and Norwegian Nynorsk. Norwegian is a small language, and NRK is one of the few places in Norway where Norwegian Nynorsk is practiced orally, because the language was constructed as a written language based on a collection of dialects, as an alternative to Norwegian Bokmal, which was developed from Danish.
Nynorsk and Bokmal are the official written forms of which language?
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Languages: Bokmal Norwegian (official), Nynorsk Norwegian (official), small Sami- and Finnish-speaking minorities, English is widely spoken (Sami is official in six municipalities).
(1) Norway has two official written languages, Nynorsk and Bokmal, with the large majority of the population writing in Bokmal.
The other cultural cleavage, which centers around the issue of language, has left Norway with two official languages--the more Danish riksmal, spoken mainly in Oslo, and the multi-dialect nynorsk, compiled from many isolated rural speech habits.
Just as likely as it was for the conceptual artist Joseph Kosuth to be chosen to create the monument of Champollion, the Frenchman who solved the hieroglyphic code based on the Rosetta Stone, it was natural for Lislerud to be called upon during the search for an artist to create the memorial to Ivar Aasen, the father of Nynorsk, one of Norway's two official languages.