Danish Negation

This is a lesson about negation in Danish. This includes words or expressions used to form a negative form as opposted to the affirmative. For example "I don't understand".

No: Nej
Nothing: Intet
Not yet: Ikke endnu
No one: ingen
No longer: ikke længere
Never: aldrig
Cannot: kan ikke
Should not: burde ikke

The below examples demonstrate how to use the negation form in a sentence. Don't be shy to use of these expressions if you don't know something.

We don't understand: vi forstår ikke
I do not speak Japanese: jeg taler ikke japansk
I cannot remember the word: jeg kan ikke huske ordet
You should not forget this word: du burde ikke glemme dette ord
No problem!: det er i orden!
I don't know!: jeg ved (det) ikke!
I'm not interested!: jeg er ikke interesseret
Don't worry!: Du skal ikke bekymre dig!
This is wrong: Dette er forkert
This is not correct: Dette er ikke rigtigt
No one here speaks Greek: Ingen her taler græsk
I'm not fluent in Italian yet: Jeg taler endnu ikke flydende italiensk

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