Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See New Norwegian.

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  • proper n. One of the two major written standards (language variants) of Norwegian.

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  • n. one of two official languages of Norway; based on rural dialects

Etymologies

Norwegian : ny, new (from Old Norse nȳr; see span-new) + norsk, Norwegian (from *noregsk, from Old Norse Nōregr, Norway).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Norwegian nynorsk ("new Norwegian") (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • I can't remember my best friend's birthday, but I can remember obscure burlesque musical numbers in Nynorsk after fifteen years.

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  • The actual level of popularity of Nynorsk might give us a clue.

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