Numbers in Danish

How to count in Danish (dansk), a North Germanic language spoken mainly in Denmark.

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Numeral Cardinal Ordinal
0 nul  
1 en, et første
2 to anden
3 tre tredje
4 fire fjerde
5 fem femte
6 seks sjette
7 syv syvende
8 otte ottende
9 ni niende
10 ti tiende
11 elleve ellevte
12 tolv tolvte
13 tretten trettende
14 fjorten fjortende
15 femten femtende
16 seksten sekstende
17 sytten syttende
18 atten attende
19 nitten nittende
20 tyve tyvende
21 enogtyve  
22 toogtyve  
23 treogtyve  
24 fireogtyve  
25 femogtyve  
26 seksogtyve  
27 syvogtyve  
28 otteogtyve  
29 niogtyve  
30 tredive tredivte
40 fyrre fyrrende
50 halvtreds [(3-½) x 20] halvtredsindstyvende
60 tres [3 x 20] tresindstyvende
70 halvfjerds [(4-½) x 20] halvfjerdsende
80 firs [4 x 20] firsende
90 halvfems [(5-½) x 20] halvfemsende
100 et hundrede  
200 tohundrede  
300 trehundrede  
1,000 tusind  
2,000 totusinde  
1 million en million  
1 billion en milliard  
1 trillion en billion  
half en halv  
third en tredjedel  
quarter en kvart  

Corrections by Carl Avlund

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Information about counting in Danish

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