Danish | Phrases - Personal | Best Wishes

Best Wishes - Marriage

Congratulations. Wishing the both of you all the happiness in the world.
Tillykke. Vi ønsker jer begge to alt mulig glæde i verdenen.
Used when congratulating a recently-married couple
Congratulations and warm wishes to both of you on your wedding day.
Tillyke og varme ønsker til jer begge to på jeres bryllupsdag.
Used when congratulating a recently-married couple
Congratulations on tying the knot!
Tillykke med at I er blevet gift.
Informal, used when congratulating a recently married-couple that you know quite well
Congratulations on saying your "I do's"!
Tillykke med at I har sagt ja til hinanden!
Informal, used when congratulating a recently married-couple that you know quite well
Congratulations to the bride and groom on their happy union.
Tillykke til bruden og gommen og deres lykkelige ægteskab.
Used when congratulating a recently-married couple

Best Wishes - Engagement

Congratulations on your engagement!
Tillykke med jeres forlovelse.
Standard phrase used to congratulate someone on their engagement
Wishing both of you all the best on your engagement and everything lies ahead.
Jeg ønsker jer begge held og lykke med jeres forlovelse og alt hvad der ligger forude.
Used when congratulating a recently engaged-couple
Congratulations on your engagement. I hope you will both be very happy together.
Tillykke med jeres forlovelse. Jeg håber I begge vil være meget lykkelige sammen.
Used when congratulating a recently engaged-couple
Congratulations on your engagement. I hope you will make each other extremely happy.
Tillykke med jeres forlovelse. Jeg håber I vil gøre hinanden ovenud lykkelige.
Used when congratulating a recently engaged-couple
Congratulations on your engagement. Have you decided upon big day yet?
Tillykke med jeres forlovelse. Har I besluttet jer for en dato endnu?
Used when congratulating a recently engaged-couple who you know well, and to ask when the wedding will take place

Best Wishes - Birthdays and Anniversaries

Birthday greetings!
Fødselsdagshilsner!
General birthday wish, commonly found on birthday cards
Happy Birthday!
Tillykke med fødselsdagen!
General birthday wish, commonly found on birthday cards
Many happy returns!
Tillykke med dagen!
General birthday wish, commonly found on birthday cards
Wishing you every happiness on your special day.
Jeg ønsker dig al lykke på din specielle dag.
General birthday wish, commonly found on birthday cards
May all your wishes come true. Happy Birthday!
Må alle dine ønsker gå i opfyldelse. Tillykke med fødselsdagen!
General birthday wish, commonly found on birthday cards
Wishing you every happiness this special day brings. Have a wonderful birthday!
Jeg ønsker dig al den lykke denne specielle dag kan bringe. Have en vidunderlig fødselsdag!
General birthday wish, commonly found on birthday cards
Happy Anniversary!
Tillykke med jubilæet!
General anniversary wish, commonly found on anniversary cards
Happy…Anniversary!
Tillykke... bryllup!
Anniversary wish used when celebrating a specific anniversary (e.g. 25th silver anniversary, 40th ruby anniversary)
…years and still going strong. Have a great Anniversary!
... år og stadig i fuld vigør. Have et fantastisk jubilæum!
Used to emphasize the length of marriage and wish a happy anniversary
Congratulations on your Porcelain Wedding Anniversary!
Tillykke med Porcelænsbrylluppet!
Used to celebrate a 20th wedding anniversary
Congratulations on your Silver Wedding Anniversary!
Tillykke med Sølvbrylluppet!
Used to celebrate a 25th wedding anniversary
Congratulations on your Ruby Wedding Anniversary!
Tillykke med Rubinbrylluppet!
Used to celebrate a 40th wedding anniversary
Congratulations on your Pearl Wedding Anniversary!
Tillykke med Perlebrylluppet!
Used to celebrate a 30th wedding anniversary
Congratulations on your Coral Wedding Anniversary!
Tillykke med Koralbrylluppet!
Used to celebrate a 35th wedding anniversary
Congratulations on your Gold Wedding Anniversary!
Tillykke med Guldbrylluppet!
Used to celebrate a 50th wedding anniversary
Congratulations on your Diamond Wedding Anniversary!
Tillykke med Diamantbrylluppet!
Used to celebrate a 60th wedding anniversary

Best Wishes - Get well Wishes

Get well soon.
Bliv rask snart.
Standard get well wish, commonly found on cards
I hope you make a swift and speedy recovery.
Jeg håber du kommer dig hurtigt og snarligt.
Standard get well wish
We hope that you will be up and about in no time.
Vi håber du på benene igen snart.
Standard get well wish from more than one person
Thinking of you. May you feel better soon.
Tænker på dig. Håber du får det bedre snart.
Standard get well wish
From everybody at…, get well soon.
Fra alle på..., Få det bedre snart.
Get well wish from several people in an office or place of work
Get well soon. Everybody here is thinking of you.
Få det bedre snart. Alle tænker på dig her.
Get well wish from several people in an office or place of work

Best Wishes - General Congratulations

Congratulations on…
Tillykke med...
Standard congratulation sentence
I wish you the best of luck and every success in…
Jeg ønsker dig al held og lykke og succes i...
Used when wishing someone success in the future
I wish you every success in…
Jeg ønsker dig al succes i...
Used when wishing someone success in the future
We would like to send you our congratulations on…
Vi vil gerne ønske dig tillykke med...
Used when congratulating someone for doing a specific thing
Well done on…
Godt gået med....
Used when congratulating someone for doing a specific thing, less congratulatory
Congratulations on passing your driving test!
Tillykke med din bestået køreprøve!
Used when congratulating someone on passing their driving test
Well done. We knew you could do it.
Godt gået. Vi vidste du kunne gøre det.
Used when congratulating someone, usually a close friend or member of the family
Congrats!
Tillykke!
Informal, relatively uncommon, shorthand for congratulations and used when congratulating someone

Best Wishes - Academic Achievements

Congratulations on your graduation!
Tillykke med din dimission!
Used when congratulating someone for graduating from university
Congratulations on passing your exams!
Tillykke med beståelsen af eksamen!
Used when congratulating someone for passing their school exams
Who's a clever bunny then? Well done on acing your exam!
Hvem er en klog kanin? Topkarakter, godt gået.
Informal colloquial phrase, used when someone you know well does exceedingly well on an exam
Congratulations on getting your Masters and good luck in the world of work.
Tillykke med kandidaten og held og lykke i arbejdsverdenen.
Used when congratulating someone for completing their master's degree and wishing them luck in the future
Well done on your great exam results and all the best for the future.
Tillykke med de fantastiske eksamensresultater og held og lykke i fremtiden.
Used when congratulating someone for passing their school exams, but when unsure whether they plan to go to university or get a job
Congratulations on your exam results. Wishing you all the best for your future career.
Tillykke med eksamensresultaterne. Jeg ønsker dig held og lykke i din fremtidige karriere.
Used when congratulating someone for passing their school exams, and who you know is looking to get a job
Well done on getting into University. Have a great time!
Tillykke med universitetspladsen. Have det fantastisk!
Used when congratulating someone on getting a place at university

Best Wishes - Condolences

We are all deeply shocked to hear of the sudden death of…and we would like to offer our deepest sympathy.
Vi er alle dybt chokeret over at høre om... pludselige død og vi vil gerne vise vores dybeste sympati.
Used when consoling someone on the death of someone close to them. The death could have been expected or unexpected
We are so very sorry to hear about your loss.
Vi er så kede af at høre om dit tab.
Used when consoling someone on the death of someone close to them
I offer you my deepest condolences on this dark day.
Jeg byder dig min dybeste kondolencer på denne mørke dag.
Used when consoling someone on the death of someone close to them
We were disturbed and saddened by the untimely death of your son/daughter/husband/wife, … .
Vi var forstyrret og kede af at høre om din søns/datters/mands/kones alt for tidlig død,...
Used when consoling someone on the death of their son/daughter/husband/wife (includes the name of the deceased)
Please accept our deepest and most heartfelt condolences at this most challenging time.
Modtag venligst vores dybeste og mest dybtfølte kondolencer på dette vanskelige tidspunkt.
Used when consoling someone on the death of someone close to them
Our thoughts are with you and your family at this most difficult time of loss.
Vores tanker er med dig og din familie i denne svære tid.
Used when consoling someone on the death of someone close to them

Best Wishes - Career Achievements

We wish you the best of luck in your new job at…
Vi ønsker dig al held og lykke med dit nye arbejde hos...
Used when wishing someone success in a new job
From all at…, we wish you the best of luck in your new job.
Fra alle hos..., vi ønsker dig al held og lykke i dit nye arbejde.
Used when old colleagues wish someone success in a new job
We wish you the best of luck in your new position of…
Vi ønsker dig al held og lykke i din nye stilling som...
Used when old colleagues wish someone success in a new job position
We wish you every success for your latest career move.
Vi ønsker dig al succes i dit seneste karriere træk.
Used when old colleagues wish someone success in a new job
Congratulations on getting the job!
Tillykke med arbejdet!
Used when congratulating someone on getting a new, usually lucrative, job
Good luck on your first day at…
Held og lykke på din første dag hos...
Used when wishing someone a good first day at a new job

Best Wishes - Birth

We were delighted to hear of the birth of your new baby boy/girl. Congratulations.
Vi var henrykte over at høre om fødslen af jeres nye baby. Tillykke.
Used to congratulate a couple on the birth of their child
Congratulations on your new arrival!
Tillykke med jeres nyankomne!
Used to congratulate a couple on the birth of their child
For the new mother. Best wishes for you and your son/daughter.
Til den nye mor. De bedste ønsker til dig og din søn/datter.
Used to congratulate a woman on the birth of her child
Congratulations on the arrival of your new beautiful baby boy/girl!
Tillykke med ankomsten af jeres nye smukke baby!
Used to congratulate a couple on the birth of their child
To the very proud parents of… . Congratulations on your new arrival. I'm sure you will make wonderful parents.
Til de meget stolte forældre... . Tillykke med jeres nyankomne. Jeg er sikker på I vil være vidunderlige forældre.
Used to congratulate a couple on the birth of their child

Best Wishes - Thanks

Many thanks for…
Mange tak for...
Used as a general thank you message
I would like to thank you on behalf of my husband/wife and myself…
Jeg vil gerne takke dig på vegne af min mand/kone og mig selv...
Used when thanking someone on behalf of yourself and someone else
I really don't know how to thank you for…
Jeg ved virkelig ikke hvordan jeg skal takke dig for...
Used when you are very grateful to someone for doing something for you
As a small token of our gratitude…
Som et lille symbol på vores taknemmelighed...
Used when giving a gift to someone as a thank you
We would like to extend our warmest thanks to…for…
Vi vil gerne vise vores varmeste tak til... for...
Used when you are grateful to someone for doing something for you
We are very grateful to you for…
Vi er dig meget taknemmelige for at...
Used when you want to thank someone sincerely for doing something for you
Don't mention it. On the contrary: we should be thanking you!
Ingen årsag. Tværtimod: vi burde takke dig!
Used when someone thanks you for something, but what he / she did benefited you as well

Best Wishes - Season's Greetings

Season's greetings from…
Glædelig Jul fra...
Used in the US to celebrate Christmas and New Year
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
Glædelig Jul og Godt Nytår!
Used in the UK to celebrate Christmas and New Year
Happy Easter!
God Påske!
Used in Christian countries to celebrate Easter Sunday
Happy Thanksgiving!
Glædelig Thanksgiving!
Used in the US to celebrate Thanksgiving
Happy New Year!
Godt Nytår!
Used to celebrate the New Year
Happy Holidays!
God Jul og Godt Nytår!
Used in the US and Canada to celebrate holidays (especially used around Christmas/Hanukkah time)
Happy Hanukkah!
Glædelig Hanukkah!
Used to celebrate Hanukkah
Happy Diwali to you. May this Diwali be as bright as ever.
Glædelig Diwali til dig. Må denne Diwali være ligeså strålende som altid.
Used to celebrate Diwali
Merry Christmas! / Happy Christmas!
Glædelig Jul! / God Jul!
Used in Christian countries to celebrate Christmas
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
God Jul og et Godt Nytår!
Used in Christian countries to celebrate Christmas and New Year