Improve your Danish dating vocabulary
Most languages have some special words and phrases for dating ... And the Danish language is no exception. 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.
LEVEL 1: Dating lingo for beginners
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?]
LEVEL 2: How to say a hot babe or a stud
ATTENTION! Use these phrases wisely! They are definitely funny for Danish language learners. Context wise, they need to be said to the right people. Preferably strangers or friends (as a fun remark only).
Dejlig steg … [Lovely roast] You can use this one for both women and men
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 both women and men
LEVEL 3: Give compliments
Giving compliments is always a good idea. We are obviously suggesting you some of the cheesiest ones. So, remember to not overdo it.
Hvor er du skøn … [How lovely you are]
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]
Du er den bedste … [You are the best]
Jeg er vild med dit smil … [I am crazy about your smile]
LEVEL 4: 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] Variations: skattemus, skatter
Pus … [Sweetie] Variations: pusser or pusling
Mus … [Mouse] Variations: sukkermus, puttemus, honningmus
Sveske … [Prune] Variations: sveskegøj, sveskemus
Puttegøj … [Silly preson]
Bamse … [Teddy bear]
Do you know more Danish sayings and expressions to extend the Danish dating lingo? Don't keep them to yourself and drop us a comment 🙂