Definition of Bokmål in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbo͝okmôl/


One of two standard forms of the Norwegian language, a modified form of Danish. See Norwegian.
Example sentences
  • When this project is finished, it would of course lead to mass migration from MS Office to OpenOffice in Norwegian schools, since they are by law required to favour educational tools which are provided in both Nynorsk and Bokmål.


From Norwegian bok 'book' + mål 'language'.

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Syllabification: Bok·mål

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