Danish Directions

These are expressions used when giving or getting directions in Danish. Very useful when trying to find your way around or when lost.

Excuse me! (to ask someone): Undskyld!
Can you show me?: Kan du vise mig?
I'm lost: Jeg er faret vild
I'm not from here: Jeg kommer ikke herfra
Can I help you?: Må jeg hjælpe dig?
Can you help me?: Kan du hjælpe mig?
It's near here: Det er i nærheden
It's far from here: Det er langt væk
Go straight: Gå lige ud
Turn left: Drej til venstre
Turn right: Drej til højre
One moment please!: Lige et øjeblik!
Come with me!: Kom med mig!
How can I get to the museum? : Hvordan kommer jeg til museet?
How long does it take to get there?: Hvor lang tid tager det at komme derhen?
Downtown (city center): Centrum

The following are words which might be used alone or in combination with other words to ask or give directions.

Near: Nær
Far: Langt væk (fjernt)
Right: Højre
Left: Venstre
Straight: Lige ud
There: der
Here: her
To walk: At gå
To drive: At køre
To turn: At dreje
Traffic light: Trafiksignal

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