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

Word History


Norwegian, literally, book language

First Known Use

1931, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Bokmål was in 1931

Dictionary Entries Near Bokmål

Cite this Entry

“Bokmål.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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