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Lesson 7 - Going to the Doctor
What is it?

Modal verbs are verbs that express will, wish, determination etc. like: I really should go to work.

kunnebe able to
gram
to be able to
burdeought to
gram
to do what is right
skulleshall
gram
duty / ordered to / future tense
turdedare
gram
courage
villewill
gram
to express will / future tense
måttemay
gram
necessity / to be allowed
The Examples
Kunne
Kan du komme i morgen?Can you come tomorrow?
(show note..) to be able to
Kunne* jeg få den?Could I have it?
(show note..) to ask permission to do something
Burde
pJeg burde** gå i skole i morgenI should go to school tomorrow
(show note..) to do what is right
Skulle
Du skal vaske op i aftenYou are doing the dishes tonight
(show note..) future tense
Du skal vaske op i aftenYou have to do the dishes tonight
(show note..) duty
Turde
Jeg tør ikke gøre detI don't dare do it / I'm afraid to do it
(show note..) courage
Ville
Jeg vil købe ind i morgenI'll do the shopping tomorrow
(show note..) future tense
Jeg vil ikke medI don't want to come
(show note..) expressing will
Måtte
Må jeg godt få den?Can I have that? / Am I allowed to have that?
(show note..) to be allowed to
pDu må bare gøre det igenYou just have to do it again
(show note..) necessity

* Kunne in past tense takes a different meaning. In this Subjunctive Mood you ask permission for something in a polite way, just as in English Could I have.... See more examples in Ordering Food.

**Notice the use of past tense in burde even though we're referring to the future. Read more about the Subjunctive Mood here.

Read more about the Future Tense here.