Definitions for nynorskˈni nɔrsk, -noʊrsk; Norw. ˈnüˌnɔʃk
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Ny•norskˈni nɔrsk, -noʊrsk; Norw. ˈnüˌnɔʃk(n.)
a literary form of Norwegian devised in the 19th century, largely on the basis of W Norwegian dialects.
Ref: Compare Bokmål.
Origin of Nynorsk:
< Norw: lit., new Norwegian
Nynorsk, New Norwegian, Landsmal, Landsmaal(noun)
one of two official languages of Norway; based on rural dialects
One of the two major written standards (language variants) of Norwegian.