Danish Past

This is a list of verbs in the past tense in Danish. First let's start with the raw format before conjugating the verbs to the past form. Make sure to compare this table and the one below it.

To see: At se
To write: At skrive
To love: At elske
To give: At give
To play: At lege
To read: At læse
To understand: At forstå
To have: At have
To know: At vide
To learn: At lære
To think: At tænke
To work: At arbejde
To speak: At tale
To drive: At køre
To smile: At smile
To find: At finde

These samples show how the verbs above are conjugated in the past tense in a sentence which includes all the object pronouns (I, you, she...).

I saw you: Jeg så sig
I wrote with a pen: Jeg skrev med en pen
You loved apples: Du elskede æbler
You gave money: Du gav penge
You played tennis: Du spillede tennis
He read (past) a book: Han læste en bog
He understood me: Han forstod mig
She had a cat: Hun havde en kat
She knew my friend: Hun kendte min ven
We wanted to learn: Vi ville gerne lære
We thought Spanish is easy: Vi syntes spansk var nemt
You (plural) worked here: I arbejdede her
You (plural) spoke French: I talte fransk
They drove a car: De kørte en bil
They smiled: De smilede

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