Similarities Between Dutch and Danish



ander – andre – anderen – other
speler – spiller – Spieler – player
samen – sammen – zusammen – together
betalen – betale – bezahlen – to pay
stem – stemme – Stimme – voice
hoesten – hoste – Husten – cough
tellen – tælle – zählen – count
minst – mindst – mindestens – least
kijken – kigge/se – siehe – see
kennen – kende – kennen – know
hond – hund – Hund – dog
trap – trappe – Treppe – stairs

Thanks to wodanseye@Wodanseye·

A great example of how related Germanic people really are.

I like to mention, that Danish ladies are normally not that “dark”.

Proto-Germanic language

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English Words with Old Norse Origins

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Bornholmsk Dialect


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