Landsmal


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one of two official languages of Norway

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Landsmal is the written Norwegian language established in the nineteenth century by Ivar Aasen as an alternative to the Dano-Norwegian, or riksmal, that was prevalent in the country.
Svenska Landsmal och Svenskt Folkliv 118(321), 1-10.
In the 1840s an alternative written language called landsmal, later renamed nynorsk (literally "new Norwegian"), was constructed, based on Norwegian regional dialects.