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Easily Made Adverbs Posted by on Feb 29, 2020

Quick learners will quickly learn: Just as adjectives describe nouns (slow + learner) adverbs describe verbs (slowly + learn). In English, most adverbs take the ending -ly. In Danish, it’s also relatively easy. (All right, as those word just showed, an adverb can also describe an adjective: relatively + hard…) 🙂 The rule of thumb…

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Feeling the Way of Words Posted by on Nov 30, 2015

Hello all you people who are brave and patient enough to delve into the mysteries of dansk! Some time ago I asked you for feedback on your learning difficulties, and a couple of great suggestions popped up (keep ’em coming!) One of you wrote: ”Do you have an idea how to obtain that feeling of…

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Danish summer phrases Posted by on Jul 31, 2015

Undervejs (On the way) Hej, kan du sige os hvor banegården ligger? (Hi, could you tell us where the central station is?) Vi leder efter et billigt hotel. (We’re looking for a cheap hotel.) Hvor ligger den nærmeste tankstation? (Where is the closest petrol station?) Hvor kan man leje cykler? (Where can you rent a…

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