What language is closest to Old Norse?

Every language is a mix of old and new features, and the Scandinavian languages are no exception. A linguist looks at some of the ways the Scandinavian languages differ in innovating new traits vs. conserving old traits.

English Words with Old Norse Origins

The North Germanic Languages of the Nordic Nations

Nynorsk and Bokmål: Why are there two ways to write Norwegian?

Scanian Dialect

The Norse Gods’ Names in the English Days of the Week

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