Bokmål

[ book-mawl ]

noun
  1. a literary form of Norwegian, derived from the Danish writing of urban Norwegians: one of the two official forms of written Norwegian.

Origin of Bokmål

1
1935–40; <Norwegian: book language

Words Nearby Bokmål

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British Dictionary definitions for Bokmål

Bokmål

/ (Norwegian ˈbuːkmoːl) /


noun
  1. one of the two official forms of written Norwegian, closely related to Danish: Also called: Dano-Norwegian Formerly called: Riksmål Compare Nynorsk

Origin of Bokmål

1
Norwegian, literally: book language

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