Danish Phrases

Danish Phrases

If you're trying to learn Danish Phrases which is also called Dansk, check our courses about phrases and daily 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 Phrases

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

Danish phrases are a group of words functioning as a single unit in the syntax of a sentence. Here are some examples:

English PhrasesDanish Phrases
Phrases
helloHej
byebye
congratulationsTillykke
sorryked
reallyvirkelig

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

List of Phrases in Danish

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

English PhrasesDanish Phrases
a green treeet grønt træ
a tall buildingen høj bygning
a very old manen meget gammel mand
the old red housedet gamle røde hus
a very nice frienden meget dejlig ven
I read a book sometimesJeg læste en bog tider
I will never smokeJeg vil aldrig ryge
are you alone?er du alene?
my carmin bil
green cargrøn bil
three carstre biler
car garagebil garage
outside the caruden for bilen
my bookmin bog
my booksmine bøger
our daughtervores datter
our daughtersvores døtre
I'm coldJeg er kold
we're coldvi er kolde
his chickenshans kyllinger
their chickenderes kylling
he is happyhan er glad
she is happyhun er glad
he is Americanhan er amerikansk
she is Americanhun er amerikansk
I can accept thatJeg kan acceptere, at
she added itHun tilføjede det
we admit itvi indrømme det
they advised himde rådede ham
I can agree with thatJeg er enig med, at
she allows ithun gør det
we announce itvi annoncere det
I can apologizeJeg kan undskylde
she appears todayhun ser ud i dag
they arranged thatDe aftalte, at
I can arrive tomorrowJeg kan ankomme i morgen
she can ask himhun kan spørge ham
she attaches thathun lægger, at
we attack themvi angribe dem
they avoid herde undgår hende
I can bake itJeg kan bage det
she is like himhun er ligesom ham
we beat itvi fik det
they became happyde blev glade
I can begin thatJeg kan begynde at
we borrowed moneyVi lånte penge
they breathe airde indånder luft
I can bring itJeg kan bringe den
I can build thatJeg kan bygge, at
she buys foodhun køber mad
we calculate itberegner vi det
they carry itde udfører det
they don't cheatde ikke snyder
she chooses himhun vælger ham
we close itvi lukke den
he comes herehan kommer her
I can compare thatJeg kan sammenligne det
she competes with mehun konkurrerer med mig
we complain about itvi klager over det
they continued readingde fortsatte med at læse
he cried about thatråbte han om, at
I can decide nowJeg kan beslutte nu
she described it to mehun beskrev det for mig
we disagree about itvi er uenige om det
they disappeared quicklyforsvandt de hurtigt
I discovered thatJeg opdagede, at
she dislikes thathun ikke kan lide at
we do itvi gør det
they dream about itde drømmer om det
I earnedJeg tjente
he eats a lothan spiser en masse
we enjoyed thatvi har haft, at
they entered herede ind her
he escaped thathan undslap at
I can explain thatJeg kan forklare, at
she feels that toohun føler, at alt for
we fled from thereVi flygtede derfra
they will fly tomorrowde vil flyve i morgen
I can follow youJeg kan følge dig
she forgot mehun glemte mig
we forgive himvi tilgive ham
I can give her thatJeg kan give hende, at
she goes therehun går der
we greeted themVi hilste dem
I hate thatJeg hader at
I can hear itJeg kan høre det
she imagine thathun forestille sig, at
we invited themvi inviteret dem
I know himJeg kender ham
she learned ithun lært det
we leave nowvi forlader nu
they lied about himde løj om ham
I can listen to thatJeg kan lytte til, at
she lost thathun tabte,
we made it yesterdayvi gjorde det i går
they met himde mødte ham
I misspell thatJeg staver at
I always prayJeg har altid bede
she prefers thathun foretrækker at
we protected themvi beskyttede dem
they will punish herde vil straffe hende
I can put it thereJeg kan sige det der
she will read ithun vil læse den
we received thatvi modtog, at
they refuse to talkde nægter at tale
I remember thatJeg kan huske, at
she repeats thathun gentager, at
we see itvi ser det
they sell itde sælger det
I sent that yesterdayJeg sendte i går
he shaved his beardhan barberede sit skæg
it shrunk quicklydet skrumpet hurtigt
we will sing itVi vil synge det
they sat therede sad der
I can speak itJeg kan tale det
she spends moneyhun bruger penge
we suffered from thatvi lidt af, at
they suggest thatde tyder på, at
I surprised himJeg overraskede ham
she took thatHun tog at
we teach itvi lærer det
they told usde fortalte os
she thanked himhun takkede ham
I can think about itJeg kan tænke over det
she threw ithun kastede det
we understand thatvi forstår, at
they want thatde ønsker at
I can wear itJeg kan bære det
she writes thathun skriver, at
we talk about itvi taler om det
they have itde har det
I watched itJeg iagttog det
I will talk about itJeg vil tale om det
he bought that yesterdayhan købte, at i går
we finished itVi afsluttede det
inside the houseinde i huset
outside the caruden for bilen
with memed mig
without himuden ham
under the tableunder bordet
after tomorrowefter i morgen
before sunsetfør solnedgang
but I'm busymen jeg har travlt
he is not herehan er ikke her
that is not my bookdet er ikke min bog
do not enterkommer ikke ind
where is he?hvor er han?
what is this?hvad er det?
why are you sad?hvorfor er du trist?
how do you want to pay?hvordan vil du betale?
can I come?kan jeg komme?
is he sleeping?er han sove?
do you know me?kender du mig?
do you have my book?har du min bog?
how big is it?hvor stor er den?
can I help you?kan jeg hjælpe dig?
can you help me?kan du hjælpe mig?
do you speak English?taler du engelsk?
how far is this?hvor langt er det?
what time is it?hvad er klokken?
how much is this?hvor meget er det?
what is your name?hvad er dit navn?
where do you live?hvor bor du?

Phrases and daily expressions have a very important role in Danish, therefore they need very special attention. Once you're done with the Dansk Phrases, 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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