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100 Most Common Written Words in Danish Posted by on Oct 31, 2013

Is it possible to learn Danish in 3 months? The popular ”alternative life-style guru” Tim Ferriss thinks so. Well, if you spent 3 months doing nothing but studying grammar and going to Danish bars, then maybe… In my experience, though, a language is more like a tree that is gradually spreading its branches in your…

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If it’s a downer it’s an again’er! Posted by on Oct 11, 2013

The suffix -er makes magic in Danish as well as English. You just have at tænke, to think, and poof! you’re en tænker, a thinker. You want at flyve (to fly), and there you go: en flyver! Well, okay, that’s not a ”flier”, but an airplane… The last example is actually shortened from flyvemaskine – airplane…

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