Danish (dansk)

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The Royal Danish Library in Copenhagen by Pudelek - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0

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Why learn Danish?

You can communicate in Danish. Adding Danish language skills to your business skills make you a more valuable an employee in the marketplace. Skills like problem solving, dealing with abstract concepts, are increased when you study Danish. Danish expand one's world view and limit the barriers between people: barriers cause distrust and fear.

How Long Does it Take to Learn Danish?

Danish is rated as a category 1 language by the Foreign Service Institute. It is considered very easy for English speakers to learn and takes an average of 24 weeks (or 600 class hours) to gain professional working proficiency.

Danish Alphabet & Pronunciation

A a
B b
C c
D d
E e
F f
G g
H h
I i
J j
K k
L l
M m
N n
O o
P p
Q q
R r
S s
T t
U u
V v
W w
X x
Y y
Z z
Æ æ
Ø ø
Å å

Basic Phrases in Danish

HelloHej
GoodbyeFarvel
YesJa
NoIngen
Excuse meUndskyld mig
PleaseVær venlig
Thank youTak skal du have
You are welcomeSelv tak
Do you speak englishTaler du engelsk?
Do you understandForstår du?
I understandJeg forstår
I do not understandJeg forstår ikke
How are youHvordan har du det?
Fine thanksFint tak!
What is your nameHvad hedder du?
My name isMit navn er
Pleased to meet youDet glæder mig at møde dig

Danish Grammar

Danish Nouns

ManMand
WomanKvinde
BoyDreng
GirlEn pige
CatKat
DogHund
FishFisk
WaterVand
MilkMælk
Eggæg
HouseHus
FlowerBlomst
TreeTræ
ShirtSkjorte
PantsBukser

Danish Adjectives

Colors in Danish

BlackSort
WhiteHvid
RedRød
OrangeOrange
YellowGul
GreenGrøn
BlueBlå
PurpleLilla
PinkLyserød
GrayGrå
BrownBrun

Numbers in Danish

ZeroNul
OneEn
TwoTo
ThreeTre
FourFire
FiveFem
SixSeks
SevenSyv
EightOtte
NineNi
TenTi
ElevenElleve
TwelveTolv
TwentyTyve
ThirtyTredive
FortyFyrre
FiftyHalvtreds
SixtyTres
SeventyHalvfjerds
EightyFirs
NinetyHalvfems
HundredHundrede
ThousandTusind

Danish Verbs

To beAt være
To haveAt have
To wantAt ville have
To needAt behøve
To helpAt hjælpe
To goAt gå
To comeAt komme
To eatAt spise
To drinkAt drikke
To speakAt tale

Building Simple Sentences

More Complex Danish Sentences

AndOg
OrEller
ButMen
BecauseFordi
WithMed
AlsoOgså
HoweverImidlertid
NeitherIngen af dem
NorHeller ikke
IfHvis
ThenDerefter

Useful Danish Vocabulary

Danish Questions

WhoHvem
WhatHvad
WhenHvornår
WhereHvor
WhyHvorfor
HowHvordan
How manyHvor mange
How muchHvor meget

Days of the Week in Danish

MondayMandag
TuesdayTirsdag
WednesdayOnsdag
ThursdayTorsdag
FridayFredag
SaturdayLørdag
SundaySøndag
YesterdayI går
TodayI dag
TomorrowI morgen

Months in Danish

JanuaryJanuar
FebruaryFebruar
MarchMarts
AprilApril
MayKan
JuneJuni
JulyJuli
AugustAugust
SeptemberSeptember
OctoberOktober
NovemberNovember
DecemberDecember

Seasons in Danish

WinterVinter
SpringForår
SummerSommer
AutumnEfterår

Telling Time in Danish

What time is itHvad er klokken?
HoursTimer
MinutesMinutter
SecondsSekunder
O clockKlokken
HalfHalvt
Quarter pastKvart over
BeforeFør
AfterEfter