Learn Danish dating vocabulary
Most languages have some special words and phrases for dating ... and the Danish language is no exception. Admit it you are on this page for one of these two reasons. You either want to learn some "dating" Danish that you can actually apply to your everyday life, or you're just curious about "the sexy side" of Danish.
Either way we've got you covered. Check out a few possible and impossible Danish endearments or try out some Danish dating lingo for beginners.
WARNING: This post might make you feel slightly nauseous, due to its high content of cheesiness.
Dating lingo for beginners
Let's take it from the top, shall we? These are some of the most basic phrases we could come up with for dating or for trying to find a date. Enjoy!
Skal vi danse? … Shall we dance?
Har du lyst til…? … Do you want to…?
Jeg ringer til dig … I’ll call you…
Jeg elsker dig … I love you
Kommer du ofte her? ... Do you come here often?
How to say a hot babe or a stud
ATTENTION! Use these phrases wisely! They are definitely funny for Danish language learners, but they can be slightly offensive for the Danes. Context wise, remember to use them with the right people. Preferably strangers, or friends (as a fun remark only).
Dejlig steg … [Lovely roast] For all genders
Laber Larve … [Hot caterpillar] Only for women
Lækker sild … [Delicious herring] Only for women
Godt hug … [Good stroke/cut] Only for men
Frækkert .. [Naughty/saucy person] For all
Giving compliments is always a good idea. We are clearly suggesting some of the cheesiest ones. So, remember to not overdo it.
Hvor er du skøn … You are so lovely
Du er smuk … You are beautiful
Du er mit livs lys ... You are the light of my life
Du er sgu så sej … You’re so damn cool
Jeg er vild med dit smil … I am crazy about your smile
Du er den bedste … You are the best
Endearments in Danish
Most of you already know, that calling your significant other ’bae’ in Denmark won’t be popular. So what kind of pet names will work?
Skat … [My treasure] or skattemus, skatter
Pus … [Sweetie] or pusser, pusling
Mus … [Mouse] or sukkermus, honningmus
Sveske … [Prune] or sveskegøj, sveskemus
Puttegøj … [Silly person] or puttemus
Bamse … [Teddy bear]
Back to you
Do you know more Danish sayings and expressions that should definitely be added to this post about Danish dating lingo? Don't keep them to yourself and drop us a comment 🙂