Good afternoon, everyone! Today I'd like to share a couple of common phrases and words that I learn in both Danish and Norwegian since I've become an international student in Denmark.
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Danish days of the week
Mandag = Monday
Tirsdag = Tuesday
Onsdag = Wednesday
Torsdag = Thursday
Fredag = Friday
Lørdag = Saturday
Søndag = Sunday
Norwegian common phrases
'Velkommen!' = 'Welcome!'
'Takk!' = 'Thanks!'
'Sees senere!' = 'See you later!'
'Ta det rolig.' = 'Take it easy.'
'Alt er bra.' = 'Everything's fine.'
'Jeg er/Jeg hetter [...]' = 'I am [...]'
'Mit navn er [...]' = 'My name is [...]'
'Gratulerer med dagen!' = 'Happy birthday!'
'God helg!' = 'Good weekend!'
'Beklager!' = 'Sorry!'
'Unnskyld meg.' = 'Excuse me.'
'Ha det bra/fint/godt!' = 'Goodbye!' (literally 'Have it good!')
'Ikke noe problem!' = 'No problem!'
Note: Some common phrases in Norwegian are very close or even identical to their Danish counterparts.