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.
and Bokmal are the official written forms of which language?
and Bokmal are the official written ANSWERS: 1 Sophie Tucker; 2 The crow; 3 Norwegian; 4 Pilgrim's Progress, by John Bunyan; 5 Switzerland and Italy; 6 North Dakota (Bismarck); 7 Keith Fletcher; 8 Clockmaking; 9 Midnight in Paris; 10 Veal in a ragout or stew of white sauce.
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.