Phrasebook

Greetings and wishes



Dav Hi
Davs Hi (more common in Jutland)
Det er dejligt endelig at møde dig It's nice to finally meet you
Det er godt at se dig igen It's good to see you again
Det er godt at se dig It's good to see you
Det går fint It's going fine
Det går godt It's going well
Det går ikke så godt It's not going too well
Det går ok It's going OK
Du må have en dejlig rejse Have a nice trip (You must have a nice trip)
Du må hilse dem Say hi to them (You must greet them)
Du må hygge dig Enjoy yourself (You must enjoy yourself)
Er du frisk? * Are you refreshed? (Are you fresh?). A common remark when meeting someone early in the morning
Farvel Goodbye
Går det godt? Is it going well?
Glædelig jul Merry Christmas
God aften Good evening
God arbejdslyst * Enjoy your work, Have fun. Said to someone when they have work to do
God ferie Enjoy your holiday (Good holiday)
God morgen Good morning
God nat Good night
God tur Have a good trip
God weekend Have a good weekend
Goddag Good day
Godt nytår Happy new year
Har du sovet godt? Have you slept well?
Hav det godt Take care (Have it good)
Hej Hi (note the glottal stop)
Hej hej Bye
Held og lykke Good luck (Luck and happiness)
Hils bedstemor mange gange Say hi to grandma (Greet grandma many times)
Hils derhjemme * Say hi at home (Greet at home)
Hun har det godt She's doing well (She has it well)
Hva så? What's up?
Hvordan har du det? How are you doing? (How do you have it?)
Hvordan har du haft det siden sidst? How have you been? (How have you had it since the last time?)
Hyg dig Enjoy yourself
Jeg er nødt til at gå I need to go
Jeg går i seng I'm off to bed
Jeg hedder John I'm John
Jeg kunne næsten ikke genkende dig I hardly recognised you (I could almost not know you)
Jeg må videre I have to go (I must further)
Jeg skal hilse fra mor I should say hi from mom
Jeg skal hjem I must go home, I'm going home
Jeg smutter igen I'm off (I'm leaving again) ( at smutte is slang, but is used by everyone)
Jeg smutter nu I'm leaving now
Kærlig hilsen Loving greetings
Kom godt hjem Get home safely
Kom indenfor Come inside
Måske ses vi en anden gang Maybe we'll meet another time
Mange hilsner Greetings (Many greetings)
Mange knus fra dit barnebarn Many hugs from your grandchild
gensyn See you later (A bit more formal)
Pas på dig selv Take care (of yourself)
Sådan nogenlunde Not too bad, So-so
Sov godt Sleep well
Tillykke med fødselsdagen Happy birthday (Congratulations with the birthday)
Tillykke Congratulations!
Velkommen Welcome
Vi håber du har det godt We hope you're doing well
Vi har det godt We're doing well
Vi ses i morgen See you tomorrow
Vi ses klokken syv See you at seven
Vi ses om lidt See you shortly
Vi ses snart See you soon
Vi ses See you
Vi snakkes ved Talk to you later, We'll talk later