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Of or relating to Denmark, the Danes, their language, or their culture.
1. The North Germanic language of the Danes.
2. pl. Danish or Dan·ish·es A Danish pastry.

[Middle English, alteration (influenced by Old Norse Danr, Dane) of Denish, from Old English Denisc, from Dene, the Danes.]
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1. (Placename) of, relating to, or characteristic of Denmark, its people, or their language
2. (Languages) of, relating to, or characteristic of Denmark, its people, or their language
3. (Peoples) of, relating to, or characteristic of Denmark, its people, or their language
(Languages) the official language of Denmark, belonging to the North Germanic branch of the Indo-European family
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(ˈdeɪ nɪʃ)

1. of or pertaining to Denmark, the Danes, or the language Danish.
2. the North Germanic language of the Danes. Abbr.: Dan
[before 900; Middle English, alter. of Denish (by influence of Dan Dane), Old English Denisc < Germanic *danisk-]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.danish - a Scandinavian language that is the official language of DenmarkDanish - a Scandinavian language that is the official language of Denmark
Nordic, North Germanic, North Germanic language, Scandinavian language, Scandinavian, Norse - the northern family of Germanic languages that are spoken in Scandinavia and Iceland
2.danish - light sweet yeast-raised roll usually filled with fruits or cheesedanish - light sweet yeast-raised roll usually filled with fruits or cheese
coffee roll, sweet roll - any of numerous yeast-raised sweet rolls with our without raisins or nuts or spices or a glaze
Adj.1.Danish - of or relating to or characteristic of Denmark or the Danes or their language ; "Danish furniture"
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dánskýdánštinadánský jazyk
thuộc nước/người/tiếng Đan Mạchtiếng Đan Mạch


A. N
1. (Ling) → danés m
2. the Danishlos daneses
3. (esp US) = Danish pastry
B. ADJdanés, dinamarqués
C. CPD Danish blue (cheese) Nqueso m azul danés
Danish pastry N bollo de masa de hojaldre con pasas, manzana o crema
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(= language) → danois m
= Danish pastryDanish blue n (= cheese) → bleu m du DanemarkDanish pastry Danish n (with raisins)pain m aux raisins
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n (= language)Dänisch nt; the Danish pl (= people)die Dänen
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1. adjdanese
2. n (language) → danese m
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اللغة الدانمركية, دَانْـمَرْكِيّ dánský, dánština dansk Dänisch Δανικά, δανικός danés tanska, tanskalainen danois Danac, danski danese デンマークの, デンマーク語 덴마크어, 덴마크의 Deens dansk duński, język duński dinamarquês датский, датский язык dansk, danska เกี่ยวกับชาวเดนมาร์ก, ภาษาเดนมาร์ก Danimarka, Danimarka dili thuộc nước/người/tiếng Đan Mạch, tiếng Đan Mạch 丹麦的, 丹麦语
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References in classic literature ?
Since historical times the land we now call England has been conquered three times, for we need hardly count the Danish Invasion.
The whole of the Danish nobility were in attendance; consisting of a noble boy in the wash-leather boots of a gigantic ancestor, a venerable Peer with a dirty face who seemed to have risen from the people late in life, and the Danish chivalry with a comb in its hair and a pair of white silk legs, and presenting on the whole a feminine appearance.
To this end, Communists of various nationalities have assembled in London, and sketched the following Manifesto, to be published in the English, French, German, Italian, Flemish and Danish languages.
Madler's "Map of the Moon." Within, down it sunk perpendicularly into a caldron, about a Danish mile in depth; while below lay a town, whose appearance we can, in some measure, realize to ourselves by beating the white of an egg in a glass Of water.
In old Norse times, the thrones of the sea-loving Danish kings were fabricated, saith tradition, of the tusks of the narwhale.
It may have been carried to England in the form of ballads by the Anglo-Saxons; or it may be Scandinavian material, later brought in by Danish or Norwegian pirates.
And even in the days of Banks and Solander, Cooke's naturalists, we find a Danish member of the Academy of Sciences setting down certain Iceland Whales (reydan-siskur, or Wrinkled Bellies) at one hundred and twenty yards; that is, three hundred and sixty feet.
In August the Harlings' Danish cook had to leave them.
That is the actual phrase used by the Vienna cabinet," said the Danish charge d'affaires.
The night will soon fall; this forest is most wild and lonely; strange noises are often heard therein after sunset; wolves haunt these glades, and Danish warriors infest the country; worse things are talked of; you might chance to hear, as it were, a child cry, and on opening the door to afford it succour, a greet black bull, or a shadowy goblin dog, might rush over the threshold; or, more awful still, if something flapped, as with wings, against the lattice, and then a raven or a white dove flew in and settled on the hearth, such a visitor would be a sure sign of misfortune to the house; therefore, heed my advice, and lift the latchet for nothing.
In addition to these--and they were all on deck, chattering and piping in queer, almost elfish, falsetto voices--were the two white men, Captain Van Horn and his Danish mate, Borckman, making a total of seventy-nine souls.
I remember, somewhere, sitting in a circle with Japanese fishermen, Kanaka boat-steerers from our own vessels, and a young Danish sailor fresh from cowboying in the Argentine and with a penchant for native customs and ceremonials.

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