Languages of Norway

Languages of Norway

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. There are a large number of languages spoken in Norway. Of these, the Norwegian language is the most widely spoken and the main official language of the country. The most widely spoken language in Norway is Norwegian. It is a North Germanic language, closely related to Swedish and Danish, all linguistic descendants of Old Norse. Norwegian is used by some 95% of the population as a first language. The language has two separate written standards: Nynorsk and Bokm l, both of which are official. Known as Spr kstriden in Norwegian, the Norwegian language struggle is a movement rooted in both Norwegian nationalism and the 400 years of Danish rule in Norway. The koin known as Dano-Norwegian which developed in Norwegian cities was the result of Danish replacing Norwegian as the language of the elite in that country.show more

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  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 200g
  • Claud Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136774968
  • 9786136774961