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GOT IT
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Lesson 2 - Directions
Apologies
UndskyldSorry
Undskyld migExcuse me
Thank you
TakThank you / Please
(show note..) There is no equivalent to please but 'tak' is often used instead
Mange takMany thanks
Tusind takThousand thanks
Tak for mad!Thank you for the meal
(show note..) [lit: thanks for food]
Your welcome
Det var så lidt!Your welcome
(show note..) [lit: it was so little]
Selv tak!Your welcome
(show note..) Reciprocating a thank you, as in 'no, please, thank you!'
VelbekommenYour welcome
Declining
Nej takNo thank you
Nej. Ellers takNo. But thank you
Accepting
Ja takYes please
Asking for something
Må jeg bede om..Can I please have..
VærsågodHere you are
(show note..) [lit: be so good]
Så gerneYes, of course
(show note..) [lit: so like]
Trouble hearing/understanding
Undskyld. Hvad sagde du?Sorry. What did you say?
Unskyld. Jeg forstår ikkeSorry. I don't understand

There is no Danish equivalent to the English word 'please' instead Danes use Tak! (Thanks!) or ..bede om.. (..may I have..) or Undskyld (pardon/excuse me/sorry) all depending on the circumstances.