Danish Pronunciation

Learn how to pronounce Danish

Basics of Danish pronunciation and spelling

spelling pronunciation
c s after e, i, y
c k after a, u, o
d d at the beginning of a word, soft l or th after a vowel, silent if following or followed by a consonant
g g at the beginning of a word, i after an e, prolongs preceding vowel sound if followed by e, silent at the end of a word
ng ng
h h, silent before a consonant
j y
r r at the beginning of a word
v v at the beginning of a word, u after a vowel, w after a consonant
w v
z s



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