Danish Numbers

Danish Numbers

If you're trying to learn Danish Numbers which is also called Dansk, check our courses about Cardinal Numbers and Ordinal Numbers... 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 Numbers

Learning the Danish Numbers 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 Numbers is in the structure of the grammar in Danish.

Danish cardinal number convey the "how many" they're also known as "counting numbers," because they show quantity. Here are some examples:

English NumbersDanish Numbers
numbersnumre
oneen
twoto
threetre
fourfire
fivefem
sixseks
sevensyv
eightotte
nineni
tenti
elevenelleve
twelvetolv
thirteentretten
fourteenfjorten
fifteenfemten
sixteenseksten
seventeensytten
eighteenatten
nineteennitten
twentytyve
hundredhundred
one thousanden thousand
millionmillion

As you can see from the example above, the structure of the Numbers in Danish has a logical pattern. Locate the Numbers above and see how it works with the rest of the sentence in Dansk.

List of Ordinal Numbers in Danish

Danish Ordinal numbers tell the order of things in a set: first, second, third, etc. Ordinal numbers do not show quantity. They only show rank or position. Below is a list of the Cardinal Numbers and Ordinal Numbers in Danish. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Danish vocabulary.

English NumbersDanish Numbers
Ordinal Numbers
firstførste
secondsekund
thirdtredje
fourthfjerde
fifthfemte
sixthsjette
seventhsyvende
eighthottende
ninthniende
tenthtiende
eleventhellevte
twelfthtolvte
thirteenthtrettende
fourteenthfjortende
fifteenthfemtende
sixteenthsekstende
seventeenthsyttende
eighteenthattende
nineteenthnittende
twentiethtyvende
oncegang
twiceto gange

Cardinal Numbers and Ordinal Numbers have a very important role in Danish, therefore they need very special attention. Once you're done with the Dansk Numbers, 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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