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Old Norwegian writing traditions gradually died out in the 15th century after the union of Norway with Denmark and the removal of the central government to Copenhagen. Dano-Norwegian stems from the written Danish introduced during the union of Denmark and Norway (1380–1814).
When in 1814 Norway achieved independence, the linguistic union with Danish persisted, but educational problems due to the linguistic distance between Danish and spoken Norwegian and to sociopolitical considerations, as well as the ideology of “national Romanticism,” stimulated a search for a national standard language. In 1853 a young self-taught linguist of rural stock, Ivar Aasen, constructed a language norm primarily from the dialects of the western and central rural districts.
This standard continued the Old Norwegian tradition and was meant to eventually replace Danish. After long research and experimentation, he presented this New Norwegian norm (called Landsmål, but now officially Nynorsk) in a grammar, a dictionary, and numerous literary texts. New Norwegian was officially recognized as a second national language in 1885.
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