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Danish Language Danish Pronunciation: Alphabet and Pronunciation

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Danish Alphabet, IPA Pronuncation, Video, Virtual Keyboard...

Hello Polyglots,



In today's lesson, you will learn how to write the different letters of the Danish alphabet, how to pronounce these letters whether it is through the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA), or through a video with the pronunciation of the letters by a native speaker.


You will also find at the end of this lesson a virtual keyboard to be able to type each special character of this language.

Danish Alphabet[edit | edit source]

Danish Alphabet Majuscules and Minuscules[edit | edit source]

Majuscule forms (also called uppercase or capital letters)
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Æ Ø Å
Minuscule forms (also called lowercase or small letters)
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z æ ø å

Danish Alphabet and other languages Approximants[edit | edit source]

LETTER

IN DANISH

PRONUNCIATION

IN ENGLISH

PRONUNCIATION

PORTUGUESE

Å as (aw) in saw ô
ÅR as (aw) in saw ô
Æ as (e) in Element é
AND as (ed) in Ed éD
AG as (e) in Melbourne êe
AVE (subs)

AVE (verb)

as (ev) in Evanescence

as (e) in Element

év

é

ADS as (es) is escape ês
D (final) as (d) in end D (forte)
ET (inicio) as (it) in it ít
ET (final) as (u) in but â
EN (inicio) as (in) in inside ín
EN (final) as (ou) in you + n un
ER (final) as (u) in but â
EJ as (i) in I ái
HAVN as (ow) in how áu
H (antes de consoantes) no sound before consonant h será mudo
IG (tônica) as (i) in I ái
IG (atônica) as (i) in idiom i
IGE as (ee) in green ii
ND no sound for (d) at the end d será mudo
OG  as (ow) in bow ôo
R (no meio e após vogal) letter (r) longs the vowel before vogal será alongada
ULV no sound for (v) at the end v será mudo
Y letter (y) as the French word (tu) î (fechado)
ÆGE eh (long ee) êe
ØNNE eh + neh êene
ØN as (ou) in you + n ún
ØD long yy + D (strong) îîD
ØI as (oy) in Roy ói
ØR eh + uhr éar
ØJ as (i) in I ái
ØJE as (oy) in Roy ói

IPA[edit | edit source]

Letter A, a B, b C, c D, d E, e F, f G, g H, h I, i J, j K, k L, l M, m N, n O, o P, p Q, q R, r S, s T, t U, u V, v W, w X, x Y, y Z, z Æ, æ Ø, ø Å, å
Name /æːˀ/ /b̥eːˀ/ /seːˀ/ /d̥eːˀ/ /eːˀ/ /ef/ /ɡ̊eːˀ/ /hɔːˀ/ /iˀ/ /jʌð/ /kʰɔːˀ/ /el/ /em/ /en/ /oːˀ/ /pʰeːˀ/ /kʰuːˀ/ /æɐ̯/ /es/ /tˢeːˀ/ /uːˀ/ /ʋeːˀ/ /dʌb̥əlʋeːˀ/ /eɡ̊s/ /yːˀ/ /sɛd̥/ /ɛːˀ/ /øːˀ/ /ɔːˀ/

Videos - Danish Alphabet Pronunciation by a Native Speaker[edit | edit source]

Video 1[edit | edit source]

Video 2[edit | edit source]

Danish Online Virtual Keyboard[edit | edit source]

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