Comparative

Danish Lesson 17 (Comparative and Shopping)

Duration: 30 mins

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This 17th lesson teaches the comparative form in Danish. In addition, I am including a vocabulary list about shopping and eating at a restaurant. I will try to give examples using both vocabulary and grammar. That way it will be easy for you to see the words when they are separate and when they are in a sentence. Going through the whole page should take about 30 min. Make sure to read the pronunciation and hear the audio as well. If you have any question about this course, please email me directly at Danish Classes.

Comparative

This lesson includes not only the comparative form but the superlative and the diminutive forms as well. That way you make comparisons, but also you can say what is better and what is worse.

Below is a list of 20 comparative forms that you might come across or use very often. The table contains 3 columns (English, Danish, and Audio). Make sure you repeat each word after hearing it by either clicking on the audio button or by reading the pronunciation. That should help with memorization as well as improving your pronunciation.

Comparative Form in Danish

Comparative Danish Audio
As... asligesåsom
Tallerhøjere
Shorterkortere
Youngeryngre
Olderældre
As tall as ligeså høj som
Taller thanhøjere end
Shorter thankortere end
More beautifulsmukkere
Less beautifulmindre smuk
Most beautifulsmukkest
Happylykkelig
Happierlykkeligere
Happiestlykkeligst
You are happyDu er lykkelig
You are as happy as MayaDu er ligeså lykkelig som Maya
You are happier than MayaDu er lykkeligere end Maya
You are the happiestDu er lykkeligst
Goodgod
Betterbedre
Bestbedst
Baddårlig
Worseværre
Worstværst

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Vocabulary List about Shopping

Below is a list of 18 words related to shopping such as in the supermarket. If you can memorize them by heart, you will be able to buy many food necessities from the supermarket or the shopping mall without a problem.

Shopping List in Danish

Shopping Danish Audio
Can you take less?Kan du klare dig med noget mindre?
Do you accept credit cards?Tager I imod kreditkort?
How much is this?Hvor meget koster dette?
I'm just lookingJeg kikker bare
Only cash please!Kun kontanter, desværre
This is too expensiveDette er for dyrt
Cafecafe
Cashkontanter
Cheapbilligt
Checkcheck
Cinemabiograf
Credit cardkreditkort
Expensivedyrt
Gas stationbenzinstation
Museummuseum
Parkingparkering
Pharmacyapotek
Supermarketsupermarked

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Vocabulary List about Restaurants

Below is a list of 30 words related to eating at a restaurant. Obviously, they will come in handy if you invite someone out to dinner or order something off the menu without a problem.

Restaurant Terms in Danish

Restaurant Danish Audio
I'm vegetarianJeg er vegetarianer
It is very delicious!Det smager rigtig lækkert!
May we have the check please!Må vi bede om regningen?
The bill please!Regning, tak!
Waiter / waitress!Tjener!
What do you recommend? (to eat)Hvad anbefaler du ?(at spise)
What's the name of this dish?Hvad hedder denne ret?
Where is there a good restaurant?Hvor ligger der en god restaurant?
A cup ofen kop
A glass ofet glas
Black peppersort peber
Breadbrød
Dessertdessert
Foodmad
Forkgaffel
Knifekniv
Menuspisekort
Napkinserviet
Platetallerken
Saladsalat
Saltsalt
Saltysalt
Soupsuppe
Spicykrydret
Spoonske
Sweetsød
Tablebord
Tip (money for the waiter)drikkepenge
Watervand

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Congratulations! You finished your 17th lesson in Danish about the comparative form, shopping and eating at a restaurant. Are you ready for the next lesson? We recommend Danish Lesson 18. You can also simply click on one of the links below or go back to our Learn Danish homepage.

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