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|Pronunciation||[ˈnyːnɔʂk] or [ˈnyːnɔʁsk]|
|Writing system||Latin (Norwegian alphabet)|
|Official language in|| Norway|
|Regulated by||Norwegian Language Council|
|Linguasphere||52-AAA-ba to -be|
Nynorsk (New Norwegian) is one of the two official written standards of Norwegian; the other is Bokmål. It is based on Norwegian dialects and was created by Ivar Aasen during the 19th century as a Norwegian alternative to Danish upon which it is based. Danish was then often written in Norway.