Now you know how to talk about date and time in Danish, let’s continue with some more special occasions, holidays and how to wish people well in Danish.

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

Holidays & Good wishes in Danish

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Good wishes

All the best!De bedste ønskner!
Good luck!Held og lykke!
Happy birthday!Tillykke med fødselsdagen!
Merry Christmas!Glædelig jul!
Happy Easter!Glædelig påske!
Happy New Year!Godt nytår!
with all my heart / wholeheartedmed hele hjerten

Holidays & festive occasions

Christmas EveJuleaften
Easter holidaysPåskeferie
Pentecost / WhitsunPinse
New Year’s EveNytårsaften
New YearNytår
name daynavnedag
Valentine’s DayValentinsdag


(to) invite(at) invitere
(to) wish(at) ønske
(to) make a gift(at) forære
(to) get(at) få

Vocabulary & Phrases

party [Sg]fest
parties [Pl]fester
birthday partyFødselsdagsfest
invitation [Sg]invitation
invitations [Pl]invitationer
I invite you to the party!Jeg inviterer dig til festen!
wish [Sg]ønske
wishes [Pl]ønsker
What would you like? / What do you want?Hvad vil du have?
surprise [Sg]overraskelse
surprises [Pl]overraskelser
present / gift [Sg]gave
presents / gifts [Pl]gaver

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