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Do all Danish speak English?

A large majority (about 86%) of Danes also speak English as a second language; it is mandatory for Danish students to learn from the first grade in the public elementary schools (Danish: folkeskole), by far the most popular option in the country.

Q. Why is the Netherlands so low?

Low Countries, also called Benelux countries, coastal region of northwestern Europe, consisting of Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg. … The Low Countries are so called because much of their land along the North Sea coast and for some distance inland is either below sea level or just slightly above it.

Q. Are Danish Dutch?

People from The Netherlands are called Dutch. While it is acceptable to call a person from Denmark Danish, the correct term is Danes. The official language of The Netherlands is Dutch, while Denmark’s is Danish.

Q. Are Danish and Dutch the same?

If you live in the US and you don’t know much about European countries, you’re much more likely to be confused about these two words. Danish people come from Denmark, and they speak a language called Danish. Dutch people come from The Netherlands, and they speak Dutch.

Q. Where is Denmark language?

Danish language, Danish Dansk, the official language of Denmark, spoken there by more than five million people. It is also spoken in a few communities south of the German border; it is taught in the schools of the Faroe Islands, of Iceland, and of Greenland.

Q. Can Danes understand Swedes?

Danish is largely mutually intelligible with Norwegian and Swedish. Proficient speakers of any of the three languages can often understand the others fairly well, though studies have shown that speakers of Norwegian generally understand both Danish and Swedish far better than Swedes or Danes understand each other.

Q. Is Denmark better than Sweden?

Denmark has a more diverse economy, and have a better distribution compared to sweden. … Sweden in general has alot of big companies. Sweden is far bigger as country and some cities feel kind of remote. Denmark is much more compact which makes it easier to travel to and from differnet cities or to continental europe.

Q. Could Saxons and Danes understand each other?

Probably they could understand each other quite well, as the languages are very closely related, much closer back then than they are today. … Probably they could understand each other quite well, as the languages are very closely related, much closer back then than they are today.

Q. Are the Vikings and Saxons the same?

Both were Germanic groups who engaged in acts of piracy and conquest in the North-Sea in the Iron Age. The main difference was that the Saxons: … Came from the area south of Denmark, while the Vikings came from Denmark, Sweden and Norway (Jutes and Angles, allies of the Saxons came from Denmark though)

Q. What language do the Saxons speak in Vikings?

Old English

Q. Is the language in Vikings real?

On Vikings, I believe the producers have actually done their homework and let the actors (occasionally) speak real, reconstructed Old Norse. … However, the actor (Alexander Skarsgård) simply spoke his native tongue: MODERN SWEDISH! In reality, that language did not exist in Viking times, no more than Modern English.

Q. How do you say hi in Norse?

Originally a Norse greeting, “heil og sæl” had the form “heill ok sæll” when addressed to a man and “heil ok sæl” when addressed to a woman. Other versions were “ver heill ok sæll” (lit. be healthy and happy) and simply “heill” (lit. healthy).

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