Bokmål

noun

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

Word History

Etymology

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bokm%C3%A5l. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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