Want To Learn Danish?
Denmark is located at the south of the Scandinavian region of Europe. Bordering with Germany as well as Sweden and Norway to the North. However, Denmark is composed of more than just the Jutland peninsula on mainland Europe. The Faroe Islands and Greenland are also part of the Kingdom of Denmark, operating as autonomous territories. So, whether you want to see the traditional architecture of Denmark or adventure across the less explored territories, learning Danish is really beneficial.
Danish is a Northern Germanic language closely related to the other Scandinavian languages to the extent that the languages are all mutually intelligible to some degree. It is most closely related to Swedish. It has over 6 million native speakers, mostly centered in Denmark. Danish uses the Dano-Norwegian alphabet which is based off the Latin alphabet, with a total of 27 characters.
There are two grammatical genders in Danish, which are common and neuter. Articles are split between definite and indefinite, though there are certain rules unique to Danish about when to use post positive or prepositive articles. Sentence structure in Danish is a bit complicated. It can be described as SVO, but due to the nature of verbs in the language, it is much more flexible.
If you learn Danish, you will open up opportunities to delve into a great culture across a diverse range of areas globally. Nordic countries are well worth visiting and Denmark is the perfect starting point. Norwegian and Swedish speakers will find that learning Danish is not too difficult due to being closely related. All in all, you wouldn’t go wrong with Danish.