Danish Verbs

Welcome to the 10th lesson about verbs in Danish. We will first learn about the present tense, followed by the past tense, and future tense. We will also analyze some grammar rules, and finally practice how to ask for direction in Danish.

Verbs are used to express an action (I swim) or a state of being (I am). The present tense in Danish conveys a situation or event in the present time. Here are some examples:

Present Tense
Danish
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
we speak Arabic
vi taler arabisk Audio
they speak Chinese
de taler kinesisk Audio

The past tense in Danish conveys a situation or event in the past time. Here are some examples:

Past Tense
Danish
I visited France
jeg besøgte frankrig Audio
you visited Italy
du har besøgt italien Audio
he visited Morocco
han besøgte marokko Audio
she visited China
hun besøgte kina Audio
we visited Mexico
vi besøgte mexico Audio
they visited Kenya
de besøgte kenya Audio

The future tense in Danish conveys a situation or event which is anticipated to happen in the future. Here are some examples:

Future Tense
Danish
I will drink milk
jeg vil drikke mælk Audio
you will drink coffee
du vil drikke kaffe Audio
he will drink tea
han vil drikke te Audio
she will drink water
hun vil drikke vand Audio
we will drink apple juice
vi vil drikke æblejuice Audio
they will drink tea
de vil drikke te Audio

Now let's take a break and refresh our vocabulary by learning the body parts.

ear
ear Audio
øre
eye
eye Audio
øje
mouth
mouth Audio
mund
nose
nose Audio
næse
hair
hair Audio
hår
face
face Audio
ansigt
head
head Audio
hoved
heart
heart Audio
hjerte
hand
hand Audio
hånd
fingers
fingers Audio
fingre
leg
leg Audio
ben
feet
feet Audio
fødder

Travel Phrases in Danish

Imagine yourself in some Danish speaking country. The following travel phrases are highly important and can help you avoid misunderstanding. Try to memorize them and practice!

English
Danish
Can you help me?
kan du hjælpe mig? Audio
Can I help you?
kan jeg hjælpe dig? Audio
Where is the airport?
hvor er lufthavnen? Audio
Go straight
gå lige ud Audio
Then
derefter Audio
Turn left
drej til venstre Audio
Turn right
drej til højre Audio

I hope this lesson about the verbs in Danish was not hard for you. If you have any question about this lesson please contact me here. Now it's time to check the next lesson below.

Danish Vocabulary   Danish Vocabulary

Danish Audio   Danish Audio



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