Danish Grammar

The Danish grammar allows you to manipulate the vocabulary to obtain multiple forms of a word. The grammatical rules below are the most important in Danish and help connect words or shape the structure. We start with the prepositions:

And: og  Audio Under: under  Audio
Before: før  Audio After: efter  Audio
Inside: inde  Audio Outside: udenfor  Audio
With: med  Audio But: men  Audio
For: for  Audio From: fra  Audio
To: til  Audio In: i  Audio


Questions and Adverbs

To ask questions, use the following:

What?: hvad?  Audio Who?: hvem?  Audio
How?: hvordan?  Audio Why?: hvorfor?  Audio
Where?: hvor?  Audio

Some of the most important time adverbs:

Never: aldrig  Audio Rarely: sjældent  Audio
Sometimes: undertiden  Audio Usually: sædvanligvis  Audio
Always: altid  Audio Very: meget  Audio


Most commonly used pronouns in Danish:

I: jeg  Audio You: du  Audio
He: han  Audio She: hun  Audio
We: vi  Audio They: de  Audio

To express the possession of something [possessive form]:

My: min  Audio Your: deres  Audio
His: hans  Audio Her: hende  Audio
Our: vores  Audio Their: deres  Audio

Grammar in a sentence

Some random verbs to show how it's being used:

I speak English: jeg taler engelsk  Audio
You speak French: du taler fransk  Audio
He speaks German: han taler tysk  Audio
She speaks Italian: hun taler italiensk  Audio
I visited France: jeg besøgte frankrig  Audio
I will drink milk: jeg vil drikke mælk  Audio


Some extra grammatical structures:

I understand you: jeg forstår dig  Audio
I don't understand you: jeg forstår dig ikke  Audio
I don't speak French: jeg taler ikke fransk  Audio
This is my house: dette er mit hus  Audio
That restaurant is far: restauranten ligger langt herfra  Audio
No problem: ikke noget problem  Audio

The above Danish grammar can provide tools to use in coordination with the Danish vocabulary to obtain some popular Danish phrases.

Danish Phrases

Danish Vocabulary


Did you know? Grammar can help you increase your vocabulary dramatically. Grammar is like a tool which helps you manipulate words in a sentence by changing the shape and location of a word to create something new out of the old one.