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Learning Danish for Beginners – desuden

Mariane from Far Away Blogs have again formulated this post in my Learning Danish series. I appreciate her continuing wisdom and advice. A frequently used word in English and Danish: desuden – besides, moreover, in addition, furthermore. (Adverb) Pronounced with a soft, almost silent 'd' It is used in several ways: Synonyms:  derudover   desforuden… Continue reading Learning Danish for Beginners – desuden

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Learning Dansk – Extending your Danish Vocabulary for Beginners

This week I have the assistance of Mariane, over at the blog: Far Away  as a volunteer native Danish speaker, whose has provided some meticulous explanations and examples of this week's words. All credit goes to her for this week's examples. Her input and guidance is deeply appreciated.  I have learnt an abundance from Mariane… Continue reading Learning Dansk – Extending your Danish Vocabulary for Beginners

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Learning Danish – Common words

Bruge bruge/brug - to use. Det er skik og brug - (it is the custom). bruge op - (use up) smørret er brugt op - (the butter is finished). Hint: Pronounce 'br' at the back of the throat, almost like 'pu' in pull, or 'poo' in poor. Silent g. Burde burde- should, ought to. Skulle… Continue reading Learning Danish – Common words

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Learning Danish: forskrækket – frightened; spændende – exciting

  Dagens chok: Går lige om hjørnet på huset, og dér står et stort rådyr - jeg ved snart ikke, hvem der blev mest forskrækket. Today's shock: Going around the corner of the house, and there stands a large deer - I know soon not know who was most frightened Pronounciation tip:   lige - soft… Continue reading Learning Danish: forskrækket – frightened; spændende – exciting