Danish | Phrases - Travel | General

General - Essentials

Può aiutarmi?
Kan du hjælpe mig, tak?
Asking for help
Parla inglese?
Snakker du engelsk?
Asking if a person speaks English
Parla _[lingua]_?
snakker du _[language]_?
Asking if a person speaks a certain language
Non parlo _[lingua]_.
Jeg snakker ikke_[language]_.
Clarifying that you don't speak a certain language
Non capisco.
Jeg forstår det ikke
Explaining that you don't understand

General - Conversation

Standard greeting
Informal greeting
Buon giorno!
Greeting used in the morning
Buona sera!
Greeting used in the evening
Buona notte!
Greeting used when leaving in the evening/night or before going to bed
Come va?
Hvordan har du det?
Polite small talk enquiring about the other person's well-being
Bene, grazie.
Godt, tak.
Polite reply to 'How are you?'
Come ti chiami?
Hvad er dit navn?
Asking the other person's name
Mi chiamo _____.
Mit navn er ___.
Telling someone your name
Da dove vieni?
Hvor kommer du fra?
Asking about someone's origin
Vengo da ____.
Jeg er fra___.
Answering about your origin
Quanti anni hai?
Hvor gammel er du?
Asking about someone's age
Ho ____ anni.
Jeg er___år gammel.
Answering about your age
Positive reply
Negative reply
Per favore
Vær så venlig at
Filler word to add polite touch
Ecco qui!
Used when giving something to someone
Thanking someone
Grazie mille.
Mange tak.
Thanking someone very warmly
Det var så lidt.
Politely replying to a 'thank you'
Mi dispiace.
Det er jeg ked af.
Apologizing for something
Mi scusi.
Undskyld mig.
Getting the attention of someone
Det er okay.
Replying to an apology if you accept it
Nessun problema.
Det er ikke noget problem.
Replying to an apology if you accept it
Pas på!
Making someone aware of a danger
Ho fame.
Jeg er sulten.
Used when feeling hungry
Ho sete.
Jeg er tørstig.
Used when feeling thirsty
Sono stanco.
Jeg er træt.
Used when feeling tired
Mi sento poco bene.
Jeg er syg.
Used when feeling sick
Non lo so.
Det ved jeg ikke.
You don't know the answer to a question
E' stato un piacere conoscerti.
Det var godt at møde dig.
Polite good-bye phrase after first meeting
Saying farewell

General - Complaints

Vorrei fare un reclamo.
Jeg vil gerne lave en klage.
Polite way of starting your complaint
Chi è il responsabile qui?
Hvem har ansvaret her?
Finding out who is responsible
E' davvero inammissibile!
Dette er fuldstændigt uacceptebelt!
Strongly expressing your dissatisfaction
Rivoglio indietro i miei soldi!
Jeg vil have mine penge tilbage!
Asking for a refund
Stiamo aspettando da più di un'ora.
Vi har ventet i over en time.
Complaining about long waiting times

General - Swearing

Questo cibo è una merda!
Maden smager af lort!
Rude way of showing displeasure with your food
Questa bibita sa di piscia!
Drinken smager af pis!
Rude way of showing displeasure with a drink
Questo posto è un cesso!
Dette sted er lorte sted!
Rude way of showing displeasure with an establishment
Questa macchina è un rottame!
Denne bil er et vrag!
Rude way of showing displeasure with a car
Il servizio fa cagare!
Servicen stinker!
Rude way of showing displeasure with the service
Ci hanno pelato per bene!
Dette er totalt snyd!
Rudely complaining about a high price
Det er noget vrøvl!
Rude way of showing disbelief in something someone said
Sei un cretino!
Du er en dum idiot!
Insulting a person by criticizing his/her intelligence
Non sai un cazzo!
Du ved ikke en skid!
Insulting a person by criticizing his/her knowledge
Levati dalle palle!
Rudely telling a person to leave immediately
Vediamocela fuori!
Lad os ordne det her udenfor!
Asking a person to fight outside of an establishment