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Synonyms for Riksmal

in 1929 this dialect of Norwegian was officially renamed Bokmal

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In Europe for instance, there is a renaissance in local cultures the Scots now have their own parliament; in Switzerland, Romansch grows in importance with a thriving literature; and even in Norway, with its tiny population, Nynorsk and Samisk are official languages, as well as the orthodox Riksmal (AR September 2001).
Traditionally, to the south-east and Oslo, they speak Bokmal or Riksmal, the old official language inherited from the long and much-disliked Danish rule of the country.
His Nynorsk can be quite easily understood by people who were brought up to speak Riksmal but it is considerably different -- for instance, it has three noun genders instead of only two.