The 3rd lesson is about the plural in Danish and how to create it from the singular form. In addition, I will include a list of vocabulary about languages, nationalities, and countries. Finally, you will find some common everyday sentences. 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.
Knowing how to create the plural from the singular word can double the vocabulary you already know. It can make it easy to have a conversation about different topics by simply knowing some grammatical rules. For example how to change the word "book" to "books" or "woman" to "women".
Below is a list of singular words and their plural equivalent. I included examples about nature as well as about humans. 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.
Now we will try to implement some of the words above into full Danish sentences. That way you will be able to see how both forms are used when embedded in a structure.
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Below is a list of 50 words related to languages, nationalities, and countries. If you can memorize them by heart, you will be able to have a good conversation about how many languages you speak or where you came from.
|Brazilian (language)||brasiliansk (portugisisk)|
|Persian (language)||Persisk (Farsi)|
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Finally, a list of sentences about languages, nationalities, and countries plus some bonus phrases. For a complete list of commonly used sentences, please visit our Danish Phrases page. Enjoy!
|I don't speak Korean||Jeg taler ikke koreansk|
|I love the Japanese language||Jeg elsker det japanske sprog|
|I speak Italian||Jeg taler italiensk|
|I want to learn Spanish||Jeg vil gerne lære spansk|
|My mother tongue is German||Mit modersmål er tysk|
|Spanish is easy to learn||Spansk er nemt at lære|
|He has a Moroccan rug||Han har et marokkansk tæppe|
|I have an American car||Jeg har en amerikansk bil|
|I love French cheese||Jeg elsker fransk ost|
|I'm Italian||Jeg er italiener|
|My father is Greek||Min far er græker|
|My wife is Korean||Min kone er koreaner|
|Have you ever been to India?||Har du nogenside været i Indien?|
|I came from Spain||Jeg kom fra Spanien|
|I live in America||Jeg bor i Amerika|
|I want to go to Germany||Jeg vil gerne rejse til Tyskland|
|I was born in Italy||Jeg er født i Italien|
|Japan is a beautiful country||Japan er et smukt land|
|Long time no see||Det er længe siden vi mødtes|
|I missed you||Jeg har savnet dig|
|What's new?||Er der noget nyt?|
|Nothing new||Intet nyt|
|Make yourself at home!||Lad som du er hjemme!|
|Have a good trip||God rejse!|
Language Quote that by simply knowing how to form the plural, you can double the number of nouns in your vocabulary, without having to memorize all the plural form.
Congratulations! You finished your third lesson in Danish about singular, plural, languages, nationalities, and countries. Are you ready for the next lesson? We recommend Danish Lesson 4. You can also simply click on one of the links below or go back to our Learn Danish homepage.