Bokmål

noun
Bok·​mål | \ ˈbu̇k-ˌmȯl How to pronounce Bokmål (audio) , ˈbōk- How to pronounce Bokmål (audio) \

Definition of Bokmål

: a literary form of Norwegian developed by the gradual reform of written Danish — compare nynorsk

First Known Use of Bokmål

1931, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Bokmål

Norwegian, literally, book language

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“Bokmål.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bokm%C3%A5l. Accessed 19 Feb. 2020.

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