Languages similar to or like Danish language
North Germanic language spoken by about six million people, principally in Denmark, Greenland and in the region of Southern Schleswig in northern Germany, where it has minority language status. Wikipedia
North Germanic language spoken natively by 10 million people, predominantly in Sweden (as the sole official language) and in parts of Finland, where it has equal legal standing with Finnish. Largely mutually intelligible with Norwegian and Danish, although the degree of mutual intelligibility is largely dependent on the dialect and accent of the speaker. Wikipedia
North Germanic language spoken mainly in Norway, where it is an official language. Along with Swedish and Danish, Norwegian forms a dialect continuum of more or less mutually intelligible local and regional varieties; some Norwegian and Swedish dialects, in particular, are very close. Wikipedia
The North Germanic languages make up one of the three branches of the Germanic languages—a sub-family of the Indo-European languages—along with the West Germanic languages and the extinct East Germanic languages. Also referred to as the "Nordic languages", a direct translation of the most common term used among Danish, Faroese, Icelandic, Norwegian, and Swedish scholars and laypeople. Wikipedia
West Germanic language spoken by about 24 million people as a first language and 5 million people as a second language, constituting the majority of people in the Netherlands and Belgium (as one of three official languages). Third most widely spoken Germanic language, after its close relatives English and German. Wikipedia
Sentences forDanish language
- The official language of Sweden is Swedish, a North Germanic language, related and very similar to Danish and Norwegian, but differing in pronunciation and orthography.
- Denmark also has close ties to its Scandinavian neighbours linguistically, with the Danish language being partially mutually intelligible with both Norwegian and Swedish.
- The League also brought a certain measure of influence from Danish (at the time much more similar than today's language).
- It also contains close similarities in vocabulary to Danish, Norwegian, and Swedish, although these belong to the North Germanic group.
- After the Danish conquest in 1219, the town became known in the German, Swedish and Danish languages as Reval (Revalia).
- In addition, the Norwegian languages share mutual intelligibility with Danish and Swedish.
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