Nynorsk

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Ny·​norsk | \ nü-ˈnȯrsk How to pronounce Nynorsk (audio) , nyü-, nᵫ- How to pronounce Nynorsk (audio) \

Definition of Nynorsk

: a literary form of Norwegian based on the spoken dialects of Norway — compare bokmål

First Known Use of Nynorsk

1931, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Nynorsk

Norwegian, literally, new Norwegian

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