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  Denmark - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Danish is recognised as a protected minority language in the Schleswig-Holstein region of Germany.
The Danish economy is highly unionized; 75% of its labour force [1] are members of a union in the Danish Confederation of Trade Unions.
Danish is spoken in the entire country, although a small group near the German border also speaks German.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Denmark   (1733 words)

 Learn to speak Danish
Danish is not a hard language to learn or speak, it only has one problem, you still have to look around finding someone who speaks it.
Danish is the official language of Denmark, Greenland and the Faeroe Islands.
Danish is a language of the Indo-European family, and it belongs to the North Germanic group together with Icelandic, Faroese, Norwegian and Swedish.
www.dkheadlines.com /learndanish.htm   (2258 words)

 DANISH.COM: Best of Breed Danish Furniture
The timeless allure of Danish design is due mostly to its simple lines, a deliberate lack of decoration, and a consistent pursuit of functionalism.
The use of organic materials is a natural offshoot of functionalism, and Danish designers were early masters in employing wood -- from rich mahogany to pale beech -- in their designs.
And Danish furniture - from Jacobsen's stylishly simple chairs to Wegner's rounded, organic ones - is still displayed in design showrooms across the globe as the ultimate image of modernity.
www.danish.com /html/furniture.html   (330 words)

Danish is the official language of Denmark where it is spoken by 5 million people.
In addition, there are about 50,000 Danish speakers in the portion of Germany bordering on Denmark, where it is officially recognized and protected as a minority language.
Danish is written using the Roman alphabet, with three additional letters.
www.nvtc.gov /lotw/months/december/Danish.html   (398 words)

Danish is spoken by about 5,3 million people in Denmark, the Faeroe Islands and in Greenland and by about 20,000 people just south of the German border.
The presence of Danish in Germany goes back to the time before 1864 when the area belonged to Denmark, and the Danish minority south of the German border is very keen on preserving the Danish language through cultural activities, a Danish political party and Danish schools.
Danish is a language of the Indo-European family, and it belongs to the North Germanic group together with Icelandic, Faroese, Norwegian (bokmål) and Swedish.
www.hum.uit.no /a/svenonius/lingua/flow/li/about/about_da.html   (1508 words)

 Danish language, alphabet and pronunciation
Danish is a North Germanic language with around 5.5 million speakers mainly in Denmark, but also in Greenland, Germany, Norway, Sweden, Canada, the UAE and the USA.
Danish was the official language of Norway until about 1830 and of Iceland until 1944.
Danish began to be used a literary languge during the 16th century.
www.omniglot.com /writing/danish.htm   (388 words)

 Danish Regions
Danish Regions was founded in 1913, and it employs approximately 200 persons.
In june 2004, the Danish government (the Liberal Party and the Conservative Party) and the Danish People’s Party came to agreement about a reform of the framework for public tasks and public service.
In October 2002, the Danish Government set up a Commission on Administrative Structure charged with the task of providing a technical and expert analysis to be used as a decision basis with respect to changes of the framework for the performance of public sector tasks.
www.arf.dk /English   (318 words)

 Danish Texans
Danish Texans, perhaps, are the best model of a small group going through the acculturation process—that is, becoming Texans and adding to the concept of what it is to be Texan.
Danish immigrants came for varied motives, but for most the reasons were land and economic prosperity.
Informal groups of Danish families settled in northern Lee County, known as "Little Denmark," as well as in Williamson County and in Rocky Hill near Fredericksburg, but the rural Wharton County colony of Danevang, the Danish Field, is the only coherent Danish colony in the state.
www.texancultures.utsa.edu /publications/texansoneandall/danish.htm   (426 words)

Danish is spoken by 5,000,000 in Denmark, where it is the official language.
The history of the Danish language may be divided into three main periods: Old Danish (800-1100), Middle Danish (1100-1500), and Modern Danish (from 1500).
Danish had virtually completed its grammatical development by the beginning of the 18th century, and it became a significant cultural and literary language.
www.flw.com /languages/danish.htm   (124 words)

The Danish have had the freedom to choose the religion of their choice since the mid-1800.
The livestock that is raised on the farms are hogs, dairy cattle and beef cattle.
Interesting highlights of the Danish culture are that some of the Danish sailors participated in the actions of the Vikings in about the year 800.
www.mnsu.edu /emuseum/cultural/oldworld/europe/danish.html   (926 words)

 Danish history (the s.c.nordic FAQ)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
First of all, the bombing of tivoli was a "Schalburgtage" committed by Danish Nazies not but the Germans, and it happenened after august 43, were the Danish government demissioned and the "peaceful" occupation and collaboration ended.
The Danish National bank then paid from the "clearing-account", which was then supposed to be repaid by the Germans, this however never happened (the account still amounts to several milliards in 1996).
A lot of the stories are inaccurate or untrue and tend to polish the Danish image, which in view of the Governments acts from April 9th 1940 to 29 August 1943 is deeply tarnished by a policy of collaboration with Nazi Germany.
www.lysator.liu.se /nordic/scn/faq33.html   (3499 words)

 Rules of Card games: Tarok (Danish)
The old Danish cards had no corner indices, but players have become so used to the modern French cards, that cards without corner markings are now considered too cumbersome for practical play.
With three kings and the fool, he declares "half kings" (halve konger) and mentions the suit in which he is missing the king.
Danish Tarok is a game for three players using the full 78 card pack.
www.pagat.com /tarot/dantarok.html   (4544 words)

 A Force More Powerful: Denmark 1940 - Living With the Enemy
To contest German dominion over Danish life, the country engages in a sudden renaissance of Danish culture and a swelling of national pride, manifesting itself in public songfests and a festival commemorating King Christian's birthday.
When the Danish government refuses direct orders to prohibit public meetings or impose curfews or press censorship on its own people, Germany puts it out of business and quickly places troops at railroad stations, power plants, factories, and other key facilities.
Later that fall, when the Germans try to deport Danish police officials whom they believe are turning a blind eye to sabotage and disorder, Copenhagen goes on strike again, joined this time by 58 other cities and towns.
www.pbs.org /weta/forcemorepowerful/denmark   (544 words)

 Solvang Visitors Bureau - Danish Heritage of Solvang   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Danish and Danish-American fraternal and social organizations are active in Solvang, including Danish Brotherhood and Sisterhood Lodges, Dania Men's and Ladies Lodges and a Solvang chapter of the Rebild National Park Society.
Danish Days, celebrated annually in September, is an important time of year in Solvang.
Danish folk dancing, entertainment, music, parades, displays and food are presented all weekend.
www.solvangusa.com /html/history.html   (433 words)

 DANISH.COM: Best of Breed Danish Products & Services
Danish furniture, Danish designs, and Danish inspirations all lead to the same thing: exquisite Danish furniture.
Offering an interesting mix of lively cities and rural countryside, Denmark will charm you with its ancient castles, music festivals, lively attractions, as well as with its creative, unconventional, and friendly population that embraces nearly all lifestyles and inclinations.
Danish pastry is more popular than French baguette in the US How to make the dough?
www.danish.com   (206 words)

 Danish Oil
Danish oil is unique because its high linseed oil content and its colorant (gilsonite) allow it to penetrate and color unlike pigmented stains.
Danish oil's best use is on oak where the walnut colors are carried deep into the grain and produce a look that pigments cannot match.
The linseed oil in Danish oil dries to a durable finish and can be used as a one-can finish; more coats help build durability.
www.rockler.com /findit.cfm?page=6320&sid=AF961   (220 words)

 The Danish Peace Academy: English Index
The Danish Peace Academy is an independent, non profit, low budget organization and educational site under development; produced by unpaid, voluntary learned specialists.
The work with the establishing of The Danish Peace Academy has been done with voluntary, unpaid workers and there is an on going process of quality processing of the documents in The Peace Academy.
The official Danish policy towards Disarmament, Land Mines, Chemical and Biological weapons is given as yearly instructions to the Danish diplomats at work at the UN General Assembly.
www.fredsakademiet.dk /faquk.htm   (1271 words)

 The Danish 1.54-m Telescope and DFOSC
The telescope is a Danish national facility, operated by ESO and under control of the 2p2 Telescope Team.
The Danish telescope was built by Grubb-Parsons, and has been in use at La Silla since 1979.
The Danish Faint Object Spectrograph and Camera (DFOSC) is a focal reducer type spectrograph/camera similar in concept and in layout to ESO's EFOSC1 and
www.ls.eso.org /lasilla/Telescopes/2p2T/D1p5M   (414 words)

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On September 28, 1943, Georg Ferdinand Duckwitz, a German diplomat, secretly informed the Danish resistance that the Nazis were planning to deport the Danish Jews.
Within a two-week period fishermen helped ferry 7,220 Danish Jews and 680 non-Jewish family members to safety across the narrow body of water separating Denmark from Sweden.
Almost 500 Danish Jews were deported to the Theresienstadt ghetto in Czechoslovakia.
www.ushmm.org /outreach/denmark.htm   (414 words)

 Danish article - Danish Danish pastry Danish language Norse language 3rd century 15th - What-Means.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Danish article - Danish Danish pastry Danish language Norse language 3rd century 15th - What-Means.com
If you followed a link here, you might want to go back and fix that link to point to the appropriate specific page.
Danish article - Danish definition - what means Danish
www.what-means.com /encyclopedia/Danish   (133 words)

 Amazon.com: Books: Berlitz Danish-English Dictionary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Danish: A Comprehensive Grammar (Routledge Grammars) by Robin Allan
The Danish-English section gives the reader what purports to be a "phonetic transcription," but instead of using the clear and unambiguous IPA, the editors have chosen to saddle the English speaker with a silly, dumbed-down homebrew of an approximate guide to pronunciation.
Danish orthography, like English orthography, can be tricky and misleading sometimes.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/2831563054?v=glance   (1187 words)

 Danish - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
"Danish tongue" is a synonym to the Old Norse language (3rd century - 15th century), spoken in all of Scandinavia
a belonging to the Danish nation (basically Danes in Denmark and Schleswig, but not on the autonomous Faroe Islands).
Hugo Language Course: Danish In Three Months (with Cassette)
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /danish.htm   (142 words)

 Denmark - an in-depth description of Denmark   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Denmark, a publication by The Royal Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs in cooperation with the editors of the Danish National Encyclopedia, gives an in-depth description of Denmark.
The chapters in Denmark are written by leading Danish experts.
This Internet version was made available in May 2003 and is based on the printed book Denmark, which was published in 2002.
www.um.dk /Publikationer/UM/English/Denmark/index.asp   (93 words)

 Danish American Heritage Society 4105 Stone Brooke Road Ames Iowa 50010 mailto
The Danish American Heritage Society was founded in 1977 to explore and record the history of Danish immigrants to North America.
The Danish American Heritage Society publishes twice yearly a journal of Danish American and Danish Canadian history and culture.
The Society announces the Edith and Arnold N. Bodtker Grant for Research or Internship in the Danish Immigrant Archives at Dana College and Grand View College and at The Danish Immigrant Museum, or for North American students, possibly in Denmark.
www.dana.edu /dahs   (669 words)

 Danish Museum Immigration, Culture Gifts Denmark Heritage
The Museum is dedicated to preserving the culture and history of Danish people who immigrated to America during the past century and a half.
The Danish Immigrant Museum is dedicated to preserving the culture and history of the Danish people who immigrated to America.
Extensive collections of artifacts, as well as special annual and traveling exhibits, are on display in a striking modern half-timbered building situated on a 30-acre site in the rolling hills of western Iowa.
dkmuseum.org   (343 words)

 Amazon.com: Books: Danish: A Comprehensive Grammar (Routledge Grammars)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Even my Danish friends wanted this book so they could understand their own grammar.
If you want to understand the language of Danish -- and Danes are sticklers for grammar, both Danish and English -- then you must have this book or a Danish nun as a teacher.
The terminology is "rather" British (see "copulative conjunctions"), yet it even instructs how to properly form colloquial sentences -- "so" colloquial that a Danish friend to whom I had written thought I must have made a mistake because the sentence structure I had used, as a beginner, seemed to arcanely correct.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0415082064?v=glance   (881 words)

 Yamada Language Center: Danish Language Web guide
Danish is taught at the University of Oregon by the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures.
Dansk OSS A FAQ for Danes abroad - in Danish.
Dansk for turister - Danish for tourists (by travlang.com)
babel.uoregon.edu /yamada/guides/danish.html   (85 words)

 Danish | Recipe*zaar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Danish Wilted Cabbage Salad With Bacon by Elmotoo
Danish Sausage, Egg and Potato Hash by bluemoon downunder
A Danish breakfast or brunch dish, adapted from a recipe on Australian chef Huey's website, and posted for the 2005 Zaar World Tour.
www.recipezaar.com /r/4   (626 words)

 Danish Translation - Translate Danish Language Translator
The Kingdom of Denmark is the smallest Nordic country, situated in Scandinavia, in northern Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea and the North Sea, on a peninsula and a number of islands north of Germany and Poland, southwest of Sweden and south of Norway.
The Danish liberal and national movement gained momentum in the 1830s, and after the European revolutions of 1848 Denmark became a constitutional monarchy in 1849.
After the Second War of Schleswig in 1864 Denmark was forced to cede Schleswig-Holstein to Prussia, in a defeat that left deep marks in the Danish national identity.
www.translation-services-usa.com /languages/danish.shtml   (434 words)

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