Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “Danish”

See all translations

Danish

adjective uk   /ˈdeɪ.nɪʃ/ us  
belonging to or relating to Denmark, its people, or its language

Danish

noun uk   /ˈdeɪ.nɪʃ/ us  
[U] the main language spoken in Denmark [C] a Danish pastry
Compare
Translations of “Danish”
in Korean 덴마크의…
in Arabic دِنماركي…
in Portuguese dinamarquês…
in Catalan danès…
in Japanese デンマークの, デンマーク人の…
in Italian danese…
in Chinese (Traditional) 丹麥的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 丹麦的…
(Definition of Danish from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of Danish?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

luck

the force that causes things, especially good things, to happen to you by chance and not as a result of your own efforts or abilities

Word of the Day

A certain je ne sais quoi: French words and phrases used in English

by Liz Walter,
January 21, 2015
It is an odd irony that the more sophisticated your use of English is, the more likely you are to use French words and phrases. Or, to be more accurate, ones you know to be French – words such as ballet, au pair, abattoir, fiancé, café, and restaurant are so entrenched in

Read More 

micro pig noun

January 26, 2015
an extremely small pig, bred to be a pet Micro pigs have become popular pets recently, with famous owners including Victoria Beckham, Paris Hilton and Olympic diver, Tom Daley.

Read More