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Riksmål

[ riks-mawl; Norwegian reeks-mawl ]
/ ˈrɪks mɔl; Norwegian ˈriksˌmɔl /
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noun
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Formerly Riksmaal.

Origin of Riksmål

From Norwegian
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British Dictionary definitions for Riksmål

Riksmål
/ (Norwegian ˈriksmɔl) /

noun
a former name for Bokmål

Word Origin for Riksmål

literally: language of the kingdom
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