Danish Negation

If you're trying to learn Danish Negation which is also called Dansk, check our courses about Negation and negative expressions... to help you with your Danish grammar. Try to concentrate on the lesson and notice the pattern that occurs each time the word changes its place. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Danish. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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Danish Negation

Learning the Danish Negation is very important because its structure is used in every day conversation. The more you master it the more you get closer to mastering the Danish language. But first we need to know what the role of Negation is in the structure of the grammar in Danish.

Danish negation is the process that turns an affirmative statement (I am happy) into its opposite denial (I am not happy). Here are some examples:

English NegationDanish Negation
NegationNegation
he is not herehan er ikke her
that is not my bookdet er ikke min bog
do not enterkommer ikke ind

Notice the structure of the Negation in Danish.

List of Negation in Danish

Below is a list of the Negation and negative expressions in Danish placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Danish vocabulary.

English NegationDanish Negation
I don't speakJeg taler ikke
I don't writeJeg skriver ikke
I don't driveJeg ved ikke køre
I don't loveJeg elsker ikke
I don't giveJeg giver ikke
I don't smileJeg ved ikke smile
I don't takeJeg tager ikke
he doesn't speakhan taler ikke
he doesn't writehan skriver ikke
he doesn't drivehan ikke køre
he doesn't lovehan elsker ikke
he doesn't givehan giver ikke
he doesn't smilehan ikke smile
he doesn't takehan tager ikke
we don't speakvi taler ikke
we don't writevi ikke skrive
we don't drivevi ikke køre
we don't lovevi elsker ikke
we don't givevi giver ikke
we don't smilevi ikke smile
we don't takevi tager ikke imod

Negation and negative expressions have a very important role in Danish. Once you're done with the Dansk Negation, you might want to check the rest of our Danish lessons here: Learn Danish. Don't forget to bookmark this page.


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