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Danish is a Northern Germanic language that can be traced back to Old Norse. Northern Germanic languages share a lot of similarities with each other but each has its own peculiarities to learn as well. As you start to speak this language with uTalk you’ll get a real sense for the musicality and rhythm of how it sounds. Enjoy!§

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Where Is It Spoken?

Denmark

Faroe Islands

Greenland

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Number Of Speakers

5,500,000

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Germanic

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Fun facts about Danish

'Hej' is used to greet people, and 'hej hej' to say goodbye. Simple!

The Danish counting system gets complicated after 50 as you need to start using fractions - for example 50 is halvtreds, short for 'two and a half time twenty'.

Danish has something known as a creaky vowel sound, in which a syllable can be split into a section with a high pitch and one with a low pitch.

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