Variant subtag proposal: Høgnorsk variety of Norwegian

John Cowan cowan at
Wed Jan 6 03:44:51 CET 2010

CE Whitehead scripsit:

> I personally would be fine with a comment that 'hognorsk' is closer
> to [nn] than to bokmal. and with info. about what dialects are most
> prevalent in 'hognorsk', in [nn], versus in 'bokmal'--in the comments
> on the 'hognorsk' variant--if that does not violate any tradition
> (obviously hognorsk is closer to [nn] since we chose the [nn] prefix).

We don't normally use such comments; in any case, 'hognorsk' is close to every
Norwegian dialect in its non-Danicized form.

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