the newer of the two standard varieties of Norwegian, created in the mid-1800s and based on dialects of the language as spoken in rural areas
Origin of NynorskNorwegian from ny, new + norsk, Norwegian
See New Norwegian.
Origin of NynorskNorwegian ny new ( from Old Norse nér ; see span-new . ) norsk Norwegian ( from noregsk ) ( from Old NorseNōregr , Norway )
- One of the two major written standards (language variants) of Norwegian.
Norwegian nynorsk (“new Norwegian")