Starting Danish

EVERYDAY  DANISH Danish is one of the hardest languages to learn!  Is it a fair statement? Is it true? Learning any new language can be difficult or easy? It depends upon how we learn and what kind of methods we apply to learn it ? Some Interesting Facts The Danish language is a northern Germanic language. The Danish alphabet has 29 letters and uses the basic 26-letter Latin alphabet plus the three additional letters Æ, Ø, Å. Danish is also known as a Scandinavian language. Danish has around 5.5 million speakers mainly in Denmark. Danish is also used by around 50,000 Danes in the northern part of Germany, where it enjoys the status of a minority language. Starting Danish lessons Let’s start with SOME EVERYDAY EXPRESSIONS IN DANISH

English Danish
Hello Goddag / Hej
Good evening Godaften
Goodbye Hej hej
See you later Vi ses senere
Yes Jo
No Nej
Excuse me! Undskyld  ?
Thanks Tak
Thanks a lot Mange tak
Thank you for your help Tak for hjœlpen
Don’t mention it Det var så lidt
Ok Okay, det er I orden
How much is it? Hvor meget koster det ?
Sorry! Undskyld
I don’t understand Jeg forstår det ikke
I get it Jeg har forstået
I don’t know Det ved jeg ikke
Forbidden Forbudt
Excuse me, where are the toilets? Undskyld, hvor finder jeg toiletterne  ?
Happy New Year! Godt nytår!
Happy birthday! Tillykke med fødselsdagen !
Happy holiday! God højtid
Congratulations! Tillykke!
                                                      Danish alphabet (dansk alfabet)
A a B b C c D d E e F f G g H h I i J j
a be se de e æf ge i jåd
K k L l M m N n O o P p Q q R r S s T t
æl æm æn o pe ku ær æs te
U u V v W w X x Y y Z z Æ æ Ø ø Å å  
u ve dobbelt- ve æks y sæt æ ø å
The letters C, Q, W, X and Z are only used in foreign loanwords


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