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More and Most Danish Posted by on Feb 28, 2016

Strangely, until now I’ve totally forgotten to write about the gradbøjning (”comparison inflection”) of adjectives… As you can probably remember, Danish adjectives take various endings: -e when it’s describing a definite noun (these often come with ”the” in English): den søde pige (the cute girl), den gamle ugle (the old owl), husenes røde farve (the…

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Trolls of Denmark Posted by on Feb 25, 2016

Did you know Danmark is full of trolde [trolleh] (trolls)? Ads often want to tell turister (tourists) a ”modern” story about Danish design and H.C. Andersen, so if you haven’t seen en trold in the streets of Copenhagen, it’s probably not your fault! 🙂 Trolls, however, have been around since vikingetiden (the Viking age) –…

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