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About Everyday Danish Phrases in English For Travellers

Danish is regarded as a Beautiful language. This originally came from Denmark and yet spoken in several regions around the globe. Regions and states that speak Danish is composed of Belgium, Switzerland, Quebec, New Brunswick, Louisiana in North America; former Danish colonies in North Africa and West Africa; Haiti and Martinique in the Caribbean; Danish Guiana in South America; Tahiti and various other islands in Oceania. Learn More

Danish is definitely utilised as the language of worldwide diplomacy and interaction, and even though substituted usually by English since World War II, this remains socially necessary, needed by etiquette, for educated individuals world wide to receive some degree of basic Danish skill.

Learn to Speak Danish Language Phrases

Do you want to learn to converse in Danish language, when getting started? Or have to remember the Danish phrases you had mastered long time ago? From getting around on public transport to placing your order dinner in a good nearby restaurant in Denmark as well as any region where they communicate in the Danish Language, understand the important Danish phrases on this site to make your holiday far easier.

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Hello. Hallo (halo).
Hello. (informal) Hej (High).
How are you? Hvordan går det? (Vor-dan gore d)
Fine, thank you. Godt, tak (Got, tag).
That's enoughDet er nok (deh air knock)
What is your name? Hvad hedder du? (Vadh header doo)
My name is ______ . Jeg hedder ______ (Yay hedhuh).
Nice to meet you. Det var rart at møde dig (D' vahr rarht add murdhe dah-ee). Correct but normally people say: "Det var hyggeligt at møde dig".
Please. Vær så venlig (Ver saw venlee).
Thank you. Tak (Tahg).
You're welcome. Selv tak (seloo tahg).
Yes. Ja (Ya).
No. Nej (Nay).
Excuse me. (getting attention) Undskyld mig (On'skil ma'ee).
Excuse me. (begging pardon) Undskyld (On'skil).
I'm sorry. Det må du undskylde (Dee m'o doo on'skil'eh).
Goodbye Farvel (favel).
Goodbye (informal) Hej hej (High High).
I can't speak Danish [well]. Jeg taler ikke [godt] dansk (Ya'ee tailor 'eek'eh got dahnsk).
Do you speak English? Taler du engelsk? (Tailor doo eng'glsk)
Is there someone here who speaks English? Er der nogen her, der taler engelsk? (Air dah no'en heer, dah tailor eng'elsk)
Help! Hjælp! (Yelp)
Look out! Pas på! (Pass poh)
Good morning (before roughly 10-11am). Godmorgen (good' morgen).
Good morning (after 10-11am, but before noon) Godformiddag (good'formidhae).
Good evening. Godaften (good'hafden).
Good night. Godnat (good'hnad).
Good night (sleep well) Sov godt (saw'oo got).
I don't understand. jeg forstår ikke (Yaye for-store 'ee'eh).
Where is the toilet? Hvor er toilettet? (War ayer toiledet)

Select the links directly below to check out a number of useful Danish holiday phrases which are structured by category. For every travel phrase in Danish, you will find the actual English translation.

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