Feminine

Danish Lesson 5 (Feminine and Clothes)

Duration: 30 mins

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The 5th Danish lesson teaches the use of the gender by creating the feminine from the masculine form. In addition to that, I included a vocabulary list about clothes and finally common phrases about origins. 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.

Feminine

Knowing how to derive the feminine from the masculine form is very useful. It can make it easy to have a conversation about family members, pets, or professions. An example would be: "man", "woman", "Cat (fem.)", "cat (masc.)" etc.

Below is a list of 12 masculine and feminine 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.

Masculine vs. Feminine in Danish

Feminine Danish Audio
Boydreng
Girlpige
ManMand
Womankvinde
Fatherfar
Mothermor
Brotherbror
Sistersøster
ActorSkuespiller
ActressSkuespiller(inde)
Cat (Masc.)Hankat
Cat (Fem.)Hunkat

Now we will try to implement some of the forms above into full Danish sentences. That way you will be able to use the word not only by itself but embedded in a structure.

Danish Gender in a Sentence

English Danish Audio
He is tallHan er høj
She is tallHun er høj
He is a short manHan er en lille mand
She is a short womanHun er en lille kvinde
He is GermanHan er tysker
She is GermanHun er tysker
Japanese men are friendlyJapanske mænd er venlige
Japanese women are friendlyJapanske kvinder er venlige

Questions?

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Vocabulary List about Clothes

Below is a list of 20 words related to clothes and wearable accessories. Memorizing them by heart can make it easy for you to shop for clothes and maybe get some good bargains.

Clothes List in Danish

Clothes Danish Audio
Beltbælte
Clothestøj
Coatfrakke
Dresskjole
GlassesBriller
Gloveshandsker
Hathat
Jacketjakke
Pants (Trousers)bukser
Ringring
Shirtskjorte
Shoessko
Sockssokker
Suitjakkesæt
Sweatertrøje
Tieslips
Umbrellaparaply
Underwearundertøj
Wallettegnebog
Watcharmbåndsur

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Daily Conversation in Danish

Finally, these are a couple of phrases used in conversations to express where you are from or where you live etc. For a complete list of commonly used sentences, please visit our Danish Phrases page.

Common Expressions in Danish

Do you like my dress?Kan du lide min kjole
I lost my socksjeg mistede mine sokker
It looks good on youDen er smuk på dig
She has a beautiful ringHun har en smuk ring
These pants (trousers) are longDisse bukser er for lange
These shoes are smallDisse sko er for små
Where are you from?Hvor kommer du fra?
I'm from the U.SJeg kommer fra U.S.A.
I'm AmericanJeg er amerikaner
Where do you live?Hvor bor du?
I live in the U.SJeg bor i U.S.A.
Do you like it here?Kan du lide at være her?

Fun Facts

Language Quote: It has been estimated that the number of actively spoken languages in the world today is about 6,000..

Congratulations! You finished your 5th lesson in Danish about masculine, feminine, and clothes. Are you ready for the next lesson? We recommend Danish Lesson 6. You can also simply click on one of the links below or go back to our Learn Danish homepage.

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