We’ll now learn talking about parts of the human body as well as some useful Danish words and phrases related to Health and Illnesses. Let’s hope you’ll never need them, but better be prepared than sorry as they say…

This lesson is part of the chapter “Learning Danish“.

Body & Health in Danish

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The Body

EnglishDanishPronunciation
(Audio)
body [Sg]
krop
bodies [Pl]
kroppe
head [Sg]
hovede
heads [Pl]
hoveder
face [Sg]
ansigt
faces [Pl]
ansigter
eye [Sg]
øje
eyes [Pl]
øjner
ear [Sg]
ør
ears [Pl]
ører
nose [Sg]
næse
noses [Pl]
næser
mouth [Sg]
mund
mouths [Pl]
munde
tongue [Sg]
tunge
tongues [Pl]
tunger
neck [Sg]
nakke
necks [Pl]
nakker
chest [Sg]
brystkrop
chests [Pl]
brystkropper
back / shoulder
ryg
skulder

stomach [Sg]
mave
stomachs [Pl]
maver
heart [Sg]
hjerte
hearts [Pl]
hjerter
arm [Sg]
arm
arms [Pl]
arme
elbow [Sg]
albue
elbows [Pl]
albuer
hand [Sg]
hånd
hands [Pl]
hænder
right hand
højre hånd
left hand
venstre hånd
finger [Sg]
finger
fingers [Pl]
finger
leg [Sg]
ben
legs [Pl]
ben
foot [Sg]
fod
feet [Pl]
fødder
skin
hud
hair
hår
tooth [Sg]
tand
teeth [Pl]
tænder
blood
blod

Health & Illnesses

EnglishDanishPronunciation
(Audio)
healthy
sund
ill / sick
syg
ache [Sg]
smerte
aches [Pl]
smerter
My [...] aches. / My [...] hurts.
Mine […] smerter.
Mine […] gør ondt.

My [...] ache. / My [...] hurt.
Min […] smerte.
Min […] gør ondt.

I have a stomach ache.
Jeg har ondt i maven
My legs hurt.
Mine ben gør ondt
doctor
læge
medical office / doctor’s surgery
lægeinstitution
chemist’s / drugstore
apotek
hospital
sygehus
illness / malady
sygdom

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