Meaning of Bokmål in English:


Pronunciation /ˈbuːkmɔːl/


mass noun
  • One of two standard forms of the Norwegian language, a modified form of Danish.

    • ‘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’.