Danish Vocabulary List: Family and friends

Danish Vocabulary: Family and friends

– Useful words you should know –


Want to learn the Danish language? Here’s a complete list of the most basic, common and useful words in Danish with their translation in English, on the topic of family and friends. Ideal to help you boost your Danish vocabulary!

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the great-grandfather Oldefar
the great grandmother Oldemor
the grandfather Bedstefaderen
the grandmother Bedstemoren
the grandson barnebarnet
the granddaughter barnebarnet
the grandchildren børnebørnene
the father Faderen
the mother moderen
the parents Forældrene
the child Barnet
the children Børnene
the son Sønnen
the daughter datteren
a baby en baby
a teenager en teenager
the adults De voksne
the brother broderen
the sister søsteren
half-brother halvbror
half-sister halvsøster
a twin en tvilling
the uncle Onklen
the aunt tanten
the cousin Fætteren
the cousin Fætteren
the nephew nevøen
the niece Niecen
a friend en ven
the boyfriend kæresten
the girlfriend Kæresten
the fiancé Den forlovede
the groom brudgommen
the husband manden
the wife Konen
the parents-in-law svigerforældrene
father-in-law svigerfar
the mother-in-law svigermor
the brother-in-law Svogeren
the sister-in-law Svigerinden
the son-in-law svigersønnen
the daughter-in-law svigerdatteren
a family member et familiemedlem
adopted adopteret
only son eneste søn

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