Danish
dansk
Codex Holmiensis CE 1350.jpg
The first page of the Jutlandic Law originally from 1241 in Codex Holmiensis, copied in 1350.
The first sentence is: "Mæth logh skal land byggas"
Modern orthography: "Med lov skal land bygges"
English translation: "With law shall a country be built"
Pronounce [ˈtænˀsk]
Country
Ethnicity Danes
Speakers
6.0 million (2019)
Family
Early Forms
Dialects
Writing
Latin script:
Dano-Norwegian alphabet
Danish orthography
Danish Braille
AreaAlso in Canada, Germany, Greenland, Norway, Sweden, United Arab Emirates, United States.
Language Sites
ISO 639-1 da
ISO 639-2 dan
ISO 639-3 Either:
dan – Insular Danish
jut – Jutlandic
Glottolog dani1285  Danish
juti1236  Jutish
Idioma danés.PNG
The Danish-speaking world:
  regions where Danish is the language of the majority
  regions where Danish is the language of a significant minority
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