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Danish
dansk
Pronunciation[d̥anˀsɡ̊]
Native toDenmark, Greenland, Schleswig-Holstein (Germany)
Native speakers5.6 million  (2007)
Language family
Indo-European
Writing systemLatin script (Danish alphabet)
Danish Braille
Official status
Official language in Denmark
Flag of the Faroe Islands.svg

 European Union
Nordic Council


Minority language:[1]
 Germany
 Greenland
 Iceland
Regulated byDansk Sprognævn ("Danish Language Committee")
Language codes
ISO 639-1da
ISO 639-2dan
ISO 639-3dan
Linguasphere52-AAA-bf & -ca to -cj
Map of Danish dialects

File:Michael Noer - voice - da.flac Danish is the Germanic language spoken in Denmark, the Faroe Islands, and parts of Greenland and Germany (Southern Schleswig). Around 5.5 million people speak Danish. It is used as a second language in Greenland and the Faroe Islands. The Danish people, or Danes, call their language dansk.

Here are some simple words in Danish:

English Danish
Hello Hej
Goodbye Farvel
Thank you Tak
Where are you from ? Hvor kommer du fra?
With Med
I Jeg
Yes Ja
No Nej
Welcome Velkommen
am/are/is Er
English Engelsk
If Hvis
I love you Jeg elsker dig
Room Værelse
Copenhagen København
Bill Regning
Food Mad
Okay Okay
Umbrella Paraply
Where Hvor
Who Hvem
Which Hvilken/hvilket
The price Prisen
Where is Hvor er
Airport Lufthavn
Road Vej
Rooster Hane
Chicken Kylling
Fish Fisk
Vegetarian Vegetar
Compare Sammenligne
Train Tog

References




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