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Archive for June, 2011

The Plural Plurals of Danish Posted by on Jun 30, 2011

Let’s break away from the outer world of danskhed (Danishness), and take a look at an essential part of any grammar: plurals. It’s inevitable that you’ll sooner or later want to refer to more than one of the same thing. The same can be said of this blog, where I cannot let every guest-starring Danish…

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Why Danish? Posted by on Jun 26, 2011

Why learn Danish? That is a question the Danes themselves in particular seem to be pondering. When you visit Denmark, you’ll discover that most Danes are very eager to practice their English skills with you! The foreigner who’s having a love affair with the Danish language can have a rather hard time informing everybody that…

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Sankthans: Denmark from the Fireside Posted by on Jun 24, 2011

Let’s start this plunge into Danish language & culture with two short words: øl and bål. The first one is very frequent, and you’ll hear it in any Danish bar and indeed most places where people socialize… If you thought ”beer”, you are absolutely right! The ø is the same as German and Swedish ’ö’, or French ’eu’…

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