How to form the plural in Danish

How to form the plural in Danish

You want to learn how to use the plural in Danish? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Danish lessons complete with useful examples. Apples, houses, books... we'll teach you everything you need to know about the plural in Danish.

Danish nouns - plural

The plural is used, in general, to talk about more than one object. Examples in English would be 'dogs', 'cats', 'houses' and 'children'. The are several ways to form the plural in Danish. The most common way to form the plural is to add '-er' to the end of the word. Other common ways to form the plural are to add '-e' or '-r' to the end of the word.


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Step 5 : The plural in Danish

The plural is important in Danish when you need to talk about more than one thing. Using the nouns bog, stol and dør (book, chair, door) which you learned in Step 3, learn the plural of each of these words by heart. The plural forms are bøger, stole and døre. Now learn how to use each of these Danish plural nouns with the definite article. The nouns together with the definite article are bøgerne, stolene and dørene (the books, the chairs, the doors). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about the Danish plural including useful examples. After you've learned the plural of bog, stol and dør, you can move on to Step 6 (Danish demonstrative pronouns).

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