Bokmål

noun
Bok·​mål | \ ˈbu̇k-ˌmȯl , ˈbōk- \

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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