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Randers Ramblings Posted by on Oct 31, 2014

Randers [RANNors] is a by (town, city) in Nordøstjylland (North Eastern Jutland), between the cities of Århus and Aalborg. This efterår (Autumn/Fall), I got a bit of work up there. I must say I’ve fallen in love with the city! Randers lies next to Gudenåen, the only å (stream) in Denmark that’s wide enough to…

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Veries Posted by on Oct 27, 2014

To say something is ”very something”, the ordinary Danish word to use is meget: • Du ser meget glad og tilfreds ud. You look really happy and content. • Jeg er meget overrasket! I’m very surprised! This word sounds nothing like it’s written. It’s usually pronounced [maath], somehow rhyming with the first syllable of the…

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