Danish Alphabet

This page contains a table including the following: Danish alphabet, letters which help you pronounce the words in a given language, you will also learn about the different consonants and vowels, make sure to check out our phrases in Danish which can be found on the menu above.

Danish Alphabet


    

Letter Examples
 
Aa as in the word “ask”, or “able”
Bb same as in English
Cc like “s” before “i” or “e”, otherwise like "k” in Creole.
Dd same as in English. silent after l, n or r and before t or s.
Ee as in “elevated” , “a” before “g”
Ff same as in English
Gg like “i” after a vowel, like “s” in “pleasure” in some foreign words. Silent in “ig” at the end of a word.
Hh as in English like “Holiday”
Ii as in the word “ink”, never as in the word “island”
Jj like “y” as in “yes”.
Kk same as in English although rare.
Ll like “l” in “life”.
Mm same as in English
Nn same as in English
Oo same as in English “Old” never as in “Hot” which is pronounced somehow like {hat}
Pp ame as in English
Qq as in “kw”
Rr like the English in “brother” but rougher.
Ss same as in English
Tt same as “t”, sometimes as in “d”.
Uu as in the “ultra”, never as in the word “up” or “university”
Vv sounds like a “b”
Ww as in “v”.
Xx as “ks”.
Yy same as in English.
Zz as in “s”.
   
ch like “tsh”
ng as in the n of “new”
å like in “au” in taught
ø like “eu” or the letter “e” in French.
æ sound like “ey” in “ache”



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