It is good to know that Denmark is such a popular country to visit - Have a
good time to everyone who is going there.
Here is a few words so you can get by:
Hello = hej / dav / go'dav
2 beers = 2 Tuborg
Cheers = Skaal (double aa, pronounced like O in OH)
Shall we dance = skal vi danse
My name is: = mit navn er: ---
I'm hungry = jeg er sulten
I am sorry, I stood on your big toe = Undskyld, men jeg stod paa din
Old Danish Custom = gammel dansk skik (usually nothing on the sort, but
polite foreigners always fall for this expression, and you can do anything
to them) :>)
Lesson one of Pia Walker's on-line Danish for Dancers' courses.
----- Original Message -----
From: Seonaid Mairi Gent <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Saturday, August 12, 2000 4:12 PM
Subject: Re: Off topic - Danish Folk Dance
Bryan McAlister wrote: > > Have just returned from a great trip to Aalborg, with lots of > traditional tunes and a few of the dances. Does any one know of a > source (in English) of instructions for Danish Folk Dances? > Bryan McAlister B Arch RIBA ARIAS
It might be an idea to get in touch with some of the folk from
Kirkliston,as I know they have links with a Danish group.
Alternatively, some folks from Dunedin are going to Denmark the weekend
after next, so I could always ask them to pick up something for you.