Introduction to the parts of speech (ordklasser).

Topic Progress:

  • Nouns (Substantiver):

–           A living thing. For example; a man (en  mand)  

–          A thing. For example; a table (et  bord)

–          A concept. For example;  feeling (følelse), development (udvikling) or

–          A name. For example;  Ali , Aisha

  • Verbs (Verber) :

–          Word expressing an action, a condition or a change.

For example. run (løber), feel (føler), become (bliver)

  • Pronouns (Pronominer)

–          Words used as replacements for things, person (s) or sentences.

For example. Who has seen my book? (Hvem har set min bog? ) I can not find it (Jeg kan ikke finde den)

  • Adjectives (Adjektiver)

–          Words that describe or characterize nouns or similar expressions,

  1. High (høj), low(lav),  green (grøn), sweet(sød),  fast(hurtig), economical(økonomisk).
  • Adverbs (Adverbier)

–          Words that describe verbs, adjectives, other adverbs, or entire sentences.

It denotes the place , time, manner or degree (De betegner sted, tid, måde eller grad).

In Danish adverbs can be divided into 4 groups:

o   Interrogative adverbs (spørgende adverbier). For example; when will you eat? (Hvornår spiser du ?)

o   End adverbs (Slut-Aadverbier ). For example; The cat has run away ( Katten er løbet væk )

o   Central adverbs (Central-adverbier). For example; He is always angry (Han er altid sur.)

o   Degree-adverbs (Grad-adverbier). For example; He is quite happy (Han er ret sur.)

  •         Preposition (Præpositioner)

–          Prepositions are words that place the action in time and space, for something. This thing, which  can be a noun or a pronoun always comes after preposition; For example.

On the table (på bordet), under the car (under bilen), on time (til  tiden), through it (gennem det).

  • Conjunctions (Konjunktioner)

–          words, connecting two (or more) words, incomplete  or complete sentences,

 For example. And ( og),  but (men), or (eller), when (da), if ( hvis).

  • Numeric (Talord)
    • words indicating the number or number in the sequence,
    • for example.
    • For example; seven (syv), fifteen (femten), første (first), tyvende (twentieth).