A repertoire of helpful phrases in Danish, a North german language spoken mainly in Denmark, with recordings for most of them.

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Key come abbreviations: inf = informal, frm = formal.


Englishdansk (Danish)
Welcome Velkommen
Hello (General greeting) Hej (inf) Hej du (inf - used through close friends) Hejsa (inf) Halløj (inf) Goddag (frm)
Hello (on phone) Hallo
How room you? Hvordan går det? (inf) Hvordan har du det? (inf) Hvordan har De det? (frm)a
Reply come 'How room you?' Fint, tak. Hvad med dig?
What's her name? Hvad hedder du?
My surname is ... Jeg hedder ...
Where room you from? Hvor er du fra? Hvor kommer du fra?
I'm from ... Jeg er fra ... Jeg kommer fra ...
Pleased to meet you Rart at møde dig
Good morning (Morning greeting) God morgen
Good afternoon (Afternoon greeting) God eftermiddag
Good night (Evening greeting) God aften
Good night God nat
Goodbye (Parting phrases) Farvel (frm) Farvel så længe (Farewell so long) - frm Hej hej (inf) by means of ses (See you) Ha' en god dag (Have a an excellent day) Hav det godt (Have a good one) På gensyn (See friend later) Pas på destruction selv (Take treatment of yourself)
Good luck! Held og lykke!
Cheers! great Health! (Toasts offered when drinking) Skål! Bunden ns vejret eller resten i håret! (bottoms increase or the remainder in your hair) - only used with girlfriend when an extremely drunk
Have a pretty day Hav en god dag Fortsat god dag (Enjoy the remainder of your day)
Bon appetit / have actually a nice meal Vær så god! (sometimes claimed at the start of meals) Velbekomme! (said in ~ the end of meals)
Bon voyage / have actually a good journey God rejse!
Do girlfriend understand? Forstår du?
I understand Jeg forstår
I don't understand Det forstår jeg ikke
Yes Ja
No Nej
Maybe Måske
I don't know Jeg ved ikke
Please speak much more slowly Vil du tale lidt langsommere? Vil de være venlig at tale langsommere
Please say the again Kan du sige det igen? Kan de sige det igen?
Please compose it down Kan du skrive det ned, tak?
Do you speak English? Taler du engelsk?
Do you speak Danish? Taler du dansk? (inf)
Yes, a little(reply come 'Do friend speak ...?') Ja, en smule Ja, lidt
Do girlfriend speak a language other than Danish? Taler du et andet sprog end dansk?
Speak come me in Danish Du kan snakke dansk til mig (inf) Du kan story dansk med mig (inf) i kan snakke dansk til mig (frm) i kan story dansk med mig (frm)
How carry out you speak ... In Danish? Hvordan siger du ... På dansk?
Excuse me Undskyld mig!
How much is this? Hvad koster det? Hvor meget koster det?
Sorry Undskyld!
Please Hvis du vil være så venlig in ~ ... (If you will do it be for this reason kind, regarding ...)
Thank you Tak Mange tak Tusind tak (thousand thanks) Tak because that ... (thanks for ...)
Reply to say thanks to you Det var så lidt Ingen årsag
Where's the restroom / bathroom? Hvor er toilettet?
This gentleman will certainly pay for everything Denne herre betaler because that alt
This lady will certainly pay for everything Denne dame betaler for alt
Would you choose to dance v me? Vil du danse med mig?
Do girlfriend come right here often? Kommer du her ofte?
I miss you Jeg savner dig
I love you Jeg elsker dig
Get well soon God bedring
Go away! Gå væk!
Leave me alone! Lad mig være ns fred!
Call the police! Ring efter politiet!
Christmas greetings Glædelig jul
New Year greetings Godt nytår
Easter greetings God påske
Birthday greetings Tillykke med fødselsdagen
Congratulations! Tillykke!
One language is never enough Ét sprog er aldrig nok
My hovercraft is complete of eels Mit luftpudefartøj er fyldt med ål Min luftpudebåd er fyldt med ål

Notes (by Henrik Dalsager)

Please as a polite means of requesting assistance, or together a polite means of ending a sentence, that may have started neutrally, to administer a cultural gesture, does no exist in Danish.

Please offered as a analyzed phrase (Vær så venlig), and also applied seemingly in ~ random together a official phrase, is taken into consideration snobbish, and is frequently used together a method of hurrying world in a passive aggresive way.

There is no cultural need for such a word. Rather the dance have certain polite opening phrases, and also gestures, such as Hvis du vil være så venlig in ~ ...(If you’ll be for this reason kind, regarding ...).

It is polite simply to state the request, and then to speak tak (thanks).

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Other collections of Danish paragraph (some with audio) http://linguanaut.com/english_danish.htm http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/other/quickfix/danish.shtml http://www.speakdanish.dk/html/t_phrasebook.htm http://www.transparent.com/languagepages/Danish/DnPhrases.htm http://goscandinavia.about.com/od/knowledgesafety/a/danphrases.htm http://www.101languages.net/danish/basics.html http://www.denmarkfacts.com/learn_danish_online.html

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