Nynorsk

noun

Ny·​norsk nü-ˈnȯrsk How to pronounce Nynorsk (audio)
nyü-,
nᵫ- How to pronounce Nynorsk (audio)
: a literary form of Norwegian based on the spoken dialects of Norway compare bokmål

Word History

Etymology

Norwegian, literally, new Norwegian

First Known Use

1931, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Nynorsk was in 1931

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Cite this Entry

“Nynorsk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Nynorsk. Accessed 8 Feb. 2023.

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