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baa {interj} (cry of sheep) :: mæh,
baa {v} (to make the cry of sheep) :: bræge
Baba Yaga {prop} (hag who flies through the air in a mortar) :: Baba Yaga
babble {n} (idle talk) :: pladder, bavl {n}
babble {n} (inarticulate speech) :: mumlen {c}, pludren {c}
babble {n} (the sound of flowing water) :: pludren {c}
babble {v} (to utter words indistinctly) :: pludre, mumle
babble {v} (to talk incoherently) :: vrøvle, bavle
babble {v} (to talk much) :: sludre, plapre, vrøvle, ævle
babble {v} (to make a continuous murmuring noise) :: mumle
babble {v} (to utter in an indistinct or incoherent way) :: vrøvle
babble {v} (to disclose by too free talk) :: røbe
babby {n} (baby) SEE: baby ::
babe {n} (baby or infant) SEE: baby ::
babe {n} (darling) SEE: baby ::
baboon {n} (primate) :: bavian {c}
babushka {n} (matryoshka) SEE: Russian doll ::
baby {n} (very young human being) :: spædbarn, baby
baby {n} (immature or infantile person) :: pattebarn
baby blue {adj} (pale blue color) :: babyblå
baby boom {n} (any increase in the birth rate) :: babyboom {n}
baby bottle {n} (bottle with a teat) :: sutteflaske {c}
baby carriage {n} (pram) SEE: pram ::
baby corn {n} (young maize) :: babymajs {c}
baby doll {n} (doll) :: babydukke {c}
baby doll {n} (night-dress) :: babydoll {c}
baby face {n} (face) :: babyface {n}
babyface {n} (heroic character in wrestling) :: babyface
baby food {n} (food designed for babies) :: babymad {c}
baby hatch {n} (hatch for abandoned children) :: babyluge {c}
Babylon {prop} (capital of Babylonia) :: Babylon
Babylonian {adj} (of or pertaining to the kingdom of Babylonia) :: babylonisk, babylonsk
Babylonian {n} (person from the kingdom of Babylonia) :: babylonier {c}, babyloner {c}
baby massage {n} (massage therapy for infants) SEE: infant massage ::
baby monitor {n} (Intercom system) :: babyalarm {c}
baby pink {adj} (pale pink color) :: babylyserød
baby powder {n} (astringent powder) :: babypudder {n}
babysit {v} (To watch or tend someone else's child for a period of time, often for money) :: babysitte
babysitter {n} (baby or child caretaker) :: babysitter, barnepige, aftenvagt
babysitting {n} (work of a babysitter) :: babysitning {c}, babysitting {c}
baby talk {n} (form of speech used when talking to babies) :: babysnak {c}
baby tooth {n} (tooth which will be replaced) SEE: milk tooth ::
baccalaureate {n} (bachelor's degree) SEE: bachelor's degree ::
baccarat {n} (card game) :: baccarat
bachelor {n} (unmarried man) :: ungkarl {c}
bachelor {n} (bachelor's degree) :: bachelor {c}, bachelorgrad {c}
bachelor {n} (person who has achieved bachelor's degree) :: bachelor {c}
bachelor party {n} (party) :: polterabend {c}
bachelor's degree {n} (first or lowest academic degree) :: bachelor {c}, bachelorgrad {c}
back {adv} (to or in a previous condition or place) :: tilbage
back {n} (the rear of body) :: ryg {c}
back {n} (the reverse side) :: bagside {c}
backbone {n} (series of vertebrae that encloses the spinal cord) :: rygrad {c}
backbone {n} (any fundamental support, structure, or infrastructure) :: fundament {n}, basis {c}
backbone {n} (courage, fortitude, or strength) :: rygrad {c}
backbone {n} (backbone) SEE: spine ::
backgammon {n} (board game) :: backgammon {n}
back matter {n} (parts of a book that appear after the text) :: bagtekst
backpack {n} (worn on a person's back, e.g., for hiking) :: rygsæk {c}
back seat {n} (seat) :: bagsæde {n}
backside {n} (back side of something) :: bagside
backside {n} (buttocks) :: numse, bagdel
back vowel {n} (Any vowel sound produced in the back of the mouth) :: bagtungevokal {c}
backward compatible {adj} (compatible with older systems) :: baglæns kompatibel
bacon {n} (cut of meat) :: flæsk {n}
bacteria {n} (bacteria) :: bakterie
bacteriology {n} (scientific study of bacteria) :: bakteriologi {c}
bacteriophage {n} (a virus that infects bacteria) :: bakteriofag {c}
bacterium {n} (single celled organism with no nucleus or organelles) :: bakterie
Bactria {prop} (Greek name for ancient country) :: Baktrien
bad {adj} (not good) :: dårlig
bad {adj} (seemingly non-appropriate, in manners) :: dårlig
bad {adj} (not suitable or fitting) :: dårlig
bad {adj} (tricky; stressful; unpleasant) :: dårlig, ubehagelig
bad {adj} (evil, wicked) :: ond, slet, slem
bad {adj} (faulty; not functional) :: dårlig
bad {adj} (of breath: malodorous) :: dårlig
bad {adv} (badly) SEE: badly ::
bad breath {n} (unpleasant breath) :: dårlig ånde {c}
baddie {n} (a person of bad character in a work of fiction) :: skurk {c}
Baden {prop} (former state) :: Baden
Baden-Württemberg {prop} (state of Germany) :: Baden-Württemberg
badge {n} (distinctive mark) :: mærke {n}, emblem {n}
badger {v} (fart) SEE: fart ::
badger {n} (mammal) :: grævling {c}
badlands {n} (arid terrain with severely eroded sedimentary rocks) :: badland {n}
bad luck {n} (misfortune) :: uheld {n}
badly {adv} (in a bad manner) :: dårligt
badminton {n} (a racquet sport) :: badminton {c}
badminton court {n} (indoor court) :: badmintonbane {c}
badminton player {n} (a person who plays badminton) :: badmintonspiller {c}
badware {n} (malware) SEE: malware ::
bag {n} (flexible container) :: pose, bærepose, sæk, taske
bag {n} (ugly woman) :: sæk
bag {n} (suitcase) SEE: suitcase ::
bag {n} (backpack) SEE: backpack ::
bagel {n} (toroidal bread roll that is boiled and then baked) :: bagel {c}
baggage {n} (luggage) SEE: luggage ::
Baghdad {prop} (city) :: Bagdad
bagpipe {n} (bagpipes) SEE: bagpipes ::
bagpipes {n} (musical wind instrument) :: sækkepibe
Bahamas {prop} (country in the Caribbean) :: Bahamas
Bahrain {prop} (country in the Middle East) :: Bahrain
Baikal {prop} (a large lake in Russia) :: Bajkalsøen
bail {n} (security) :: kaution {c}
bail {n} (release from imprisonment on payment of such money) :: løsladelse mod kaution {c}
bail {n} (person providing such payment.) :: kautionist {c}
bake {v} (to cook in an oven) :: bage
bake {v} (to dry by heat) :: tørre
bake {v} (to become baked) :: bage
baked beans {n} (food) :: hvide bønner i tomatsauce
baker {n} (person who bakes and sells bread, etc) :: bager {c}
Baker {prop} (Occupational surname) :: Bager
baker's {n} (bakery) SEE: bakery ::
baker's dozen {n} (cousin) SEE: cousin ::
bakery {n} (a shop in which bread and such is baked and sold) :: bageri {n}
baking {n} (action in which something is baked) :: bagning {c}
baking powder {n} (dry leavening agent used in baking) :: bagepulver {n}
baking soda {n} (common name for sodium bicarbonate) :: natron {n}
baklava {n} (sweet pastry) :: baklava
Baku {prop} (the capital of Azerbaijan) :: Baku
balaclava {n} (headgear) :: elefanthue
balalaika {n} (Russian instrument) :: balalajka
balance {v} (to estimate) SEE: estimate ::
balance {n} (astrology: Libra) SEE: Libra ::
balance of power {n} (situation of equilibrium) :: magtbalance {c}
balcony {n} (structure extending from a building) :: altan, balkon
bald {adj} (having no hair) :: skaldet
bald {adj} ((of tyre) whose surface is worn away) :: nedslidt
bald patch {n} (area of baldness) :: måne {c}
bale {v} (to remove water from a boat) SEE: bail ::
Balearic Islands {prop} (group of Mediterranean islands) :: Baleariske Øer {c-p}
Bali {prop} (name of island) :: Bali
Balkan {adj} (Of or relating to the Balkan Peninsula) :: Balkan
Balkanian {adj} (Balkan) SEE: Balkan ::
Balkanic {adj} (of or relating to Balkan peninsula) SEE: Balkan ::
Balkan Peninsula {prop} (peninsula in southeastern Europe, see also: Balkans) :: Balkanhalvøen {c} [definite form. The indefinite form is not used.], Balkan
Balkans {prop} (geographical region in the southeast of Europe, see also: Balkan Peninsula) :: Balkan
ball {n} (object, generally spherical, used for playing games) :: bold {c}, (hard) kugle
ball {n} (formal dance) :: bal {n}
ballast {n} (heavy material placed in the hold of a vessel) :: ballast
ball bearing {n} (bearing assembly with spherical balls) :: kugleleje
ballet {n} (form of dance) :: ballet {c}
ballet {n} (theatrical presentation) :: ballet {c}
ballistic missile {n} (missile) :: ballistisk missil {n}
ball lightning {n} (a short-lived, glowing ball sometimes observed to float in the air) :: kuglelyn
balloon {n} (inflatable object) :: ballon
balloon {n} (child’s toy) :: ballon
balloon {n} (inflatable object to transport people through the air) :: luftballon
balloon {n} (sac inserted into part of the body) :: ballon
balloon {n} (speech bubble) SEE: speech bubble ::
balloonfish {n} (blowfish) SEE: blowfish ::
ballot {n} (process of voting) :: afstemning {c}
ball pen {n} (ballpoint pen) SEE: ballpoint pen ::
ballpoint pen {n} (pen) :: kuglepen {c}
balls {n} (follow the translations in the entry "ball") SEE: ball ::
balm {n} (sweet-smelling oil or resin derived from some plants) SEE: balsam ::
balm {n} (plant or tree yielding such substance) SEE: balsam ::
balm {n} (soothing lotion) SEE: balsam ::
balm {n} (figurative: something soothing) SEE: balsam ::
balmy {adj} (soothing or fragrant) :: balsamisk
balmy {adj} (mild and pleasant) :: balsamisk
balsam {n} (soothing ointment) :: balsam {c}
balsam {n} (flowering plant of the genus Impatiens) :: balsamin
Baltic {prop} (Baltic Sea) SEE: Baltic Sea ::
Baltic {adj} (of the Baltic region or sea) :: Østersø- [in compound words], baltisk
Baltic {adj} (pertaining to the Baltic languages) :: baltisk
Baltic {adj} (pertaining to the Balts) :: baltisk
Baltic {prop} (Baltic region, Baltic states) :: Baltikum
Baltic herring {n} (Clupea harengus membras) :: østersøsild
Baltic Sea {prop} (a sea) :: Østersøen
balun {n} (electronic device) :: balun
balustrade {n} (row of balusters) :: balustrade
Balzacian {adj} (of or pertaining to Honoré de Balzac or his writings) :: balzaciansk, balzacsk
Bamako {prop} (capital of Mali) :: Bamako
Bambara {prop} (language) :: bambara
bamboo {n} (plant) :: bambus {c}
Bamboo Curtain {prop} (political barrier between communist and capitalist in Asia) :: Bambustæppet
ban {n} (prohibition) :: forbud {n}
banana {n} (fruit) :: banan {c}
banana peel {n} (outermost layer of the banana) :: bananskræl {c}
banana republic {n} (country) :: bananrepublik {c}, bananstat {c}
banana skin {n} (banana skin) SEE: banana peel ::
band {n} (strip of material wrapped around things to hold them together) :: band
bandage {n} (medical binding) :: bandage {c}
bandage {v} (to apply a bandage to something) :: forbinde
Bandar Seri Begawan {prop} (capital of Brunei) :: Bandar Seri Begawan
bandicoot {n} (small Australian marsupial with a long snout) :: punggrævling {c}
bandit {n} (one who robs others) :: bandit {c}
bandwidth {n} (width of a frequency band) :: båndbredde
bandwidth {n} (width of the smallest frequency band within which the signal can fit) :: båndbredde
bandwidth {n} (measure of data flow rate in digital networks) :: båndbredde
bandy {n} (winter sport played on ice) :: bandy {c}
bane {v} (to (kill by) poison) SEE: poison ::
bane {n} (killer) SEE: killer ::
bane {n} (source of harm or ruin; affliction) :: bane
bang {n} (A sudden percussive noise) :: brag {n}, knald
bang {n} (A strike upon an object causing such a noise) :: brag {n}, knald
bang {n} (An explosion) :: brag {n}, knald
bang {n} (hair that hangs down over the forehead) :: pandehår
bang {v} (to make sudden loud noises) :: knalde, brage
bang {v} (slang: to engage in sexual intercourse) :: knalde
bang {interj} (verbal percussive sound) :: bang
banger {n} (cylinder) SEE: cylinder ::
Bangkok {prop} (the capital of Thailand) :: Bangkok
Bangladesh {prop} (country) :: Bangladesh
Bangui {prop} (capital of the Central African Republic) :: Bangui
banjo {n} (a musical instrument) :: banjo
Banjul {prop} (capital of the Gambia) :: Banjul
bank {n} (institution) :: bank
bank {n} (branch office) :: bank, bankfilial
bank {n} (storage for important goods) :: -bank
bank {n} (edge of river or lake) :: bred {c}
bank {n} (an underwater area of higher elevation, a sandbank) :: banke
bank {n} (embankment, an earth slope) :: vold
bank {n} (row or panel of items) :: række, batteri
bankable {adj} (reliable) SEE: reliable ::
bank account {n} (fund deposited by a customer for safekeeping in a bank) :: bankkonto {c}
bank card {n} (card issued by a bank) :: hævekort {n} [card which can only be used in the issuing bank]
bank machine {n} (automated teller machine) SEE: automated teller machine ::
banknote {n} (paper currency) :: pengeseddel {c}
bankrupt {adj} (having been legally declared insolvent) :: bankerot, fallit, konkurs
bankruptcy {n} (legally declared or recognized condition of insolvency) :: bankerot {c}, fallit {c}, konkurs {c}
bank statement {n} (statement of transactions and balances) :: kontoudtog {n}, kontouddrag {n}, kontoudskrift {c}
banner {n} (flag) :: banner
banner {n} (large sign) :: banner
banner {n} (large piece of cloth with a device or motto borne in a procession) :: banner
banner {n} (advertisement in a web page) :: banner {c}, bannerreklame {c}
banner {n} (principal standard of a knight) :: standart, rytterfane
banner {adj} (exceptional; very good) :: fremragende
banquet {n} (a large celebratory meal; a feast) :: middag, banket
baptise {v} (baptise) SEE: baptize ::
baptism {n} (Christian sacrament) :: dåb {c}
baptismal font {n} (a basin used for baptism) :: døbefont {c}
baptize {v} (Perform the Christian sacrament of baptism) :: døbe
bar {n} (vertical bar mark) SEE: pipe ::
bar {n} (business licensed to sell intoxicating beverages) :: bar {c}, kro {c}
bar {n} (counter of such a premises) :: bar {c}, bardisk {c}
bar {n} (closet containing alcoholic beverages in a private house or a hotel room) :: hjemmebar {c} [in a hotel room], barskab {n}
bar {n} (official order prohibiting some activity) :: forbud {n}
bar {n} (sports: in high jump and pole vault) :: barre {c}
bar {n} (unit of pressure) :: bar {c}
bar {n} (music: section of a staff) SEE: measure ::
bar {prep} (with the exception of) SEE: except ::
barb {n} (beard or something that resembles a beard) SEE: beard ::
Barbados {prop} (country in the Caribbean) :: Barbados
Barbara {prop} (cognates and transliterations of female given name) :: Barbara
Barbary lion {n} (Panthera leo leo) :: Atlasløve
barbecue {n} (cooking instrument) :: barbecue
barbecue sauce {n} (type of sauce) :: barbecuesovs {c}
barbed wire {n} (twisted strands of steel wire) :: pigtråd {c}
Barcelona {prop} (capital of Catalonia) :: Barcelona
barcode {n} (set of machine-readable parallel bars) :: stregkode
barcode reader {n} (electronic device) :: stregkodelæser {c}, stregkodescanner {c}
barcode scanner {n} (barcode reader) SEE: barcode reader ::
bare {adj} (naked, uncovered) :: bar
barefoot {adj} (wearing nothing on the feet) :: barfodet
barefoot {adv} (wearing nothing on the feet) :: barfodet
barefooted {adj} (barefoot) SEE: barefoot ::
barefooted {adv} (barefoot) SEE: barefoot ::
Barents Region {prop} (the land along the coast of the Barents Sea) :: Barents regionen
Barents Sea {prop} (part of the Arctic Ocean) :: Barentshavet {n} [definite form]
barge {n} (flat-bottomed bulk carrier mainly for inland waters) :: pram
baritone {n} (male voice) :: baryton {c}
baritone {n} (person, instrument or group) :: baryton {c}
baritone horn {n} (baritone horn) SEE: baritone ::
barium {n} (chemical element) :: barium
bark {v} (to make a loud noise (dogs)) :: , bjæffe
bark {v} (to make a clamor) :: råbe op
bark {v} (to speak sharply) :: råbe, bjæffe [slang]
bark {n} (short, loud, explosive utterance) :: gøen {c}
bark {n} (exterior covering of a tree) :: bark {c}
bark {v} (to strip the bark from, to peel) :: afbarke
bark {v} (to abrade or rub off any outer covering from) :: skrubbe
bark {v} (to cover or inclose with bark, or as with bark) :: tække
bark {n} (small sailing vessel) :: fartøj, bark
bark {n} (three-masted vessel, foremast and mainmast square-rigged, mizzenmast schooner-rigged) :: bark
bark {v} (to girdle) SEE: girdle ::
barley {n} (Hordeum vulgare or its grains) :: byg {c}
barman {n} (bartender) SEE: bartender ::
barn {n} (child) SEE: child ::
barn {n} (building) :: lade {c} [for storage], stald {c} [for animals]
barnacle {n} (barnacle goose) SEE: barnacle goose ::
barnacle goose {n} (Branta leucopsis) :: bramgås {c}
Barnaul {prop} (city in Russia) :: Barnaul
barn owl {n} (An owl of the genus Tyto) :: slørugle
barometer {n} (an instrument for measuring atmospheric pressure) :: barometer {n}
baron {n} (male ruler of a barony) :: baron {c}
baroness {n} (female ruler of a barony) :: baronesse
barony {n} (a dominion ruled by a baron or baroness) :: baroni {n}
baroscope {n} (barometer) SEE: barometer ::
barquentine {n} (sailing vessel) :: Barkentine
barracuda {n} (predatory competitor) SEE: shark ::
barre chord {n} (a guitar chord) :: barregreb
barrel {n} (round vessel made from staves bound with a hoop) :: tønde {c}, fad {n}
barricade {n} (a barrier constructed across a road, especially as a military defence) :: barrikade {c}
barrier {n} (structure that bars passage) :: barriere {c}, afspærring {c}
barrier {n} (obstacle or impediment) :: barriere {c}, forhindring {c}
barrier {n} (boundary or limit) :: grænse {c}
barrow {n} (mound of earth and stones raised over a grave) :: bjerg {n}
Barrow's goldeneye {n} (a duck in the goldeneye genus, Bucephala islandica) :: islandsk hvinand {c}
bartender {n} (person who works in a bar) :: bartender {c}, barmand {c} [male], barpige {c} [younger female]
barter {n} (exchange of goods or services) :: byttehandel {c}, tuskhandel {c} [exchange without money]
Bartholomew {prop} (the Apostle) :: Bartholomæus
basalt {n} (hard rock) :: basalt
bascule bridge {n} (type of movable bridge) :: klapbro {c}
base {n} (apron) SEE: apron ::
baseball {n} (ball game) :: baseball
based {adj} (founded on) :: baseret
based {v} (being derived from) :: baseret
basement {n} (floor below ground level) :: kælder
Basenji {n} (Basenji) :: basenji
bash {v} (collide) SEE: collide ::
Bashkir {prop} (language) :: basjkirsk
Bashkiria {prop} (Bashkortostan) SEE: Bashkortostan ::
Bashkortostan {prop} (federal subject of Russia) :: Basjkortostan, Basjkirien
basic {adj} (necessary, essential for life or some process) :: basal, grundlæggende
basic {adj} (elementary, simple, merely functional) :: basal, elementær
basic {adj} (chemistry: of a base) :: basisk
basic income {n} (basic income) :: borgerløn {c}
basic research {n} (type of research) :: grundforskning {c}
basil {n} (plant) :: basilikum {c}
basil {n} (herb) :: basilikum {c}
basilean {n} (partisan of a king) SEE: royalist ::
basilica {n} (Christian church building having a nave) :: basilika {c}
basin {n} (bowl for washing) :: bassin {n}
basin {n} (area of land that drains into a river) :: afvandingsområde {n}
basis {n} (linearly independent set of vectors) :: basis {c}
basket {n} (container) :: kurv {c}
basket {n} (notional place to store items before ordering them online) :: indkøbskurv
basket {n} (basketball: hoop from which a net is suspended) :: kurv, ring
basket {n} (basketball: act of putting the ball through the basket) :: scoring
basketball {n} (the sport) :: basketball {c}
basketball {n} (the ball used in the sport) :: basketball {c}
basketball hoop {n} (a hoop use in basketball) :: basketballkurv {c}, basketkurv {c}
basketball player {n} (person who plays basketball) :: basketballspiller {c}
basketmaker {n} (person who weaves baskets) :: kurvemager
basking shark {n} (Cetorhinus maximus) :: brugde {c}
Basque {prop} (language) :: baskisk
Basque {n} (member of a people) :: basker {c}
Basque {adj} (relative to the Basque people or their language) :: baskisk
Basque Country {prop} (geographical region in Spain and France) :: Baskerlandet
Basque Country {prop} (the region where the Basque language is spoken) :: Baskerlandet
Basque Country {prop} (autonomous community within Spain) :: Baskerlandet
Basseterre {prop} (capital of Saint Kitts and Nevis) :: Basseterre
bass guitar {n} (stringed musical instrument) :: basguitar
bassoon {n} (musical instrument in the woodwind family) :: fagot {c}
bassoonist {n} (person who plays the bassoon) :: fagottist
bastard {n} (person born to unmarried parents) :: bastard {c}, uægte barn {n}
bastard {n} (contemptible etc. person) :: røvhul {n}
bastille {n} (prison) SEE: prison ::
bastille {n} (fortress) SEE: fortress ::
bat {n} (small flying mammal) :: flagermus {c}
bate {v} (masturbate) SEE: masturbate ::
bath {n} (tub) :: badekar {n}
bath {v} (To wash a person or animal in a bath) :: bade
bathe {n} (act of bathing) :: bad {n}
bathe {v} (to sunbathe) SEE: sunbathe ::
bathing suit {n} (tight fitting garment for swimming) SEE: swimsuit ::
bathing trunks {n} (pair of shorts or briefs) SEE: swimming trunks ::
bathrobe {n} (terrycloth robe) :: badekåbe {c}
bathroom {n} (a room with a bathtub) :: badeværelse {c}
bathroom {n} (room with a toilet) SEE: toilet ::
Bathsheba {prop} (biblical character) :: Batseba {c}
bathtub {n} (large container in which a person may bathe) :: badekar {n}
batik {n} (A method of dyeing fabric) :: batik
baton {n} (military staff of office) :: stav {c}, embedsstav {c}, marskalstav {c} [of a marshal]
baton {n} (music: conductor's stick) :: taktstok {c}, dirigentstok {c}
baton {n} (sports: object transferred by relay runners) :: stafet {c}
baton {n} (club of the police) :: politistav {c}, knippel {c}
battering ram {n} (type of siege engine used to smash gates and walls) :: rambuk {c}
battery {n} (device storing electricity) :: batteri {n}
battery {n} (legal: act of unlawful violence) :: legemsbeskadigelse {c}, legemskrænkelse {n}
battery {n} (coordinated group of artillery) :: batteri {n}
battery {n} (array of similar things) :: batteri {n}
battery hen {n} (hen kept in small cage) :: burhøne {c}
battle {n} (general action, fight, or encounter; a combat) :: slag {n}
battle {n} (struggle; a contest; as, the battle of life) :: kamp {c}
battle-ax {n} (battle axe) SEE: battle axe ::
battle axe {n} (electric guitar) SEE: electric guitar ::
battle axe {n} (ancient military weapon) :: stridsøkse {c}
battle cry {n} (something the troops yell out when going to war or battle) :: kampråb {n}, krigsråb {n}
battle of the sexes {n} (persistent state of opposition between males and females) :: kønskamp {c}, kønskrig {c}
battle of the sexes {n} (any competition between males and females) :: kønskamp {c}, kønskrig {c}
battleship {n} (warship) :: slagskib {n}
bauxite {n} (ore) :: bauxit {c}
Bavaria {prop} (state) :: Bayern
bay {n} (body of water) :: bugt {c}
Bay of Bengal {prop} (Large bay in the northeastern Indian Ocean) :: Bengalske Bugt
Bay of Biscay {prop} (gulf) :: Biscayen, Biscayabugten
Bay of Mecklenburg {prop} (bay in the Baltic Sea) :: Mecklenburg bugt
bayonet {n} (weapon) :: bajonet {c}
bazaar {n} (marketplace) :: basar
be {v} (occupy a place) :: være
be {v} (occur, take place) :: finde sted, ske
be {v} (exist) :: være, være til
be {v} (elliptical form of "be here", or similar) :: være, være her
be {v} (used to indicate that the subject and object are the same) :: være
be {v} (used to indicate that the values on either side of an equation are the same) :: være, være lig med
be {v} (used to indicate that the subject plays the role of the predicate nominal) :: være
be {v} (used to connect a noun to an adjective that describes it) :: være
be {v} (used to indicate that the subject has the qualities described by a noun or noun phrase) :: være
be {v} (used to form the passive voice) :: blive
be {v} (used to form the continuous forms of various tenses) :: Not used in Danish
be {v} ((archaic) used to form the perfect aspect with certain intransitive verbs) :: være
be {v} (used to form future tenses, especially the future subjunctive) :: ville
be {v} (used to indicate weather, air quality, or the like) :: være
be able to {v} (have ability to) :: kunne
beach {n} (sandy shore) :: strand {c}
bead tree {n} (Melia azedarach) :: paternostertræ
beak {n} (structure projecting from a bird's face) :: næb
beaker {n} (flat-bottomed vessel) :: bægerglas
beam {n} (principal horizontal beam in a building) :: bjælke {c}, drager {c}
beam {v} (to emit light) :: stråle
bean {n} (seed) :: bønne {c}, bønner {p}
bean goose {n} (Anser fabalis) :: sædgås {c}
beanlike {adj} (having the nature of a bean) :: bønneagtig
beany {adj} (beanlike) SEE: beanlike ::
bear {v} (to give birth) SEE: give birth ::
bear {n} (large mammal of family Ursidae) :: bjørn {c}
bearberry {n} (the genus Arctostaphylos) :: melbærris
bearberry {n} (the species Arctostaphylos uva-ursi) :: hede-melbærris
bearcat {n} (red panda) SEE: red panda ::
bearcat {n} (giant panda) SEE: giant panda ::
bear cub {n} (young bear) :: bjørneunge {c}
beard {n} (facial hair) :: skæg {n}
bearded {adj} (having a beard) :: skægget
bearded tit {n} (Panurus biarmicus) :: skægmejse {c}
bearded vulture {n} (vulture) SEE: lammergeier ::
bear garlic {n} (ramsons) SEE: ramsons ::
bear hug {n} (any especially large hug, usually friendly) :: bamseknus
bearing {n} (mechanical device) :: leje
bearing {n} (nautical sense) :: pejling {c}
beau {n} (boyfriend) SEE: boyfriend ::
Beaufort scale {prop} (measure for the intensity of the wind) :: Beaufort-skalaen {c}
beautiful {adj} (possessing charm and attractive) :: smuk
beauty {n} (quality of pleasing appearance) :: skønhed {c}
beauty {n} (beautiful female) :: skønhed {c}
beauty is in the eye of the beholder {proverb} (people have different ideas of what is beautiful) :: skønhed ligger i øjet der ser
beauty is only skin deep {proverb} (a person's character is more important than their outward appearance) :: skønhed kommer indefra
beauty parlor {n} (salon with hairdressers and beauticians) :: skønhedssalon {c}
beauty salon {n} (beauty salon) SEE: beauty parlor ::
beauty spot {n} (birthmark) SEE: mole ::
beaver {n} (aquatic rodent) :: bæver
beaver {n} (coarse slang: pubic hair/vulva of a woman) :: mis {c}
be born {v} (to come into existence through birth) :: blive født
be bothered {v} (have enthusiasm) :: gide
be called {v} (to have a specific name) :: hedde
because {adv} (on account) :: på grund af
because {conj} (by or for the cause that; on this account that; for the reason that) :: fordi
because of {prep} (on account of, by reason of, for the purpose of) :: på grund af
Bechuanaland {prop} (former name for Botswana) :: Bechuanaland, Protektoratet Bechuanaland
beck and call {n} (summons and control, in a position as an attendant or servant) :: hoppe og springe for en, stå på pinde for en
become {v} (to begin to be) :: blive
become {v} (to look attractive on, be suitable for) :: passe godt
bed {n} (piece of furniture) :: seng {c}
bed {n} (garden plot) :: bed {n}
bed {n} (shaped piece of timber to hold a cask clear) SEE: pallet ::
bed and breakfast {n} (guesthouse providing breakfast) :: bed and breakfast {c}
bedbug {n} (small nocturnal insect) :: væggelus {c}
bedclothes {n} (sheets, blankets, quilts or other coverings used on a bed) :: sengetøj {n}
bedcover {n} (decorative cover for a bed) SEE: bedspread ::
bedding {n} (bedlinen) :: sengetøj {n}
bedlam {n} (place or situation of chaos) :: galehus {n}
bedlinen {n} (cloth items used to make up a bed) :: sengelinned {n}, sengetøj {n}
bedouin {n} (desert-dweller) :: beduin {c}
bedrock {n} (underground solid rock) :: klippe {c}
bedroom {n} (room in a house where a bed is kept for sleeping) :: soveværelse {n}
bedsheet {n} (a sheet, a piece of cloth cut and finished as bedlinen) :: lagen {n}
bedspread {n} (topmost covering of a bed) :: sengetæppe {n}
bedtime {n} (time when one goes to bed to sleep) :: sengetid {c}
bee {n} (insect) :: bi {c}
beech {n} (tree of Fagus family) :: bøg {c}, bøgetræ {n}
bee-eater {n} (bird in the family Meropidae) :: biæder {c}
beef {n} (cow, bull) SEE: cow ::
beef {n} (meat) :: oksekød {n}
beefy {adj} (muscular) SEE: muscular ::
beehive {n} (home of bees) :: bikube {c}
beekeeper {n} (someone who keeps bees) :: biavler {c}
beer {n} (alcoholic drink made of malt) :: øl {c}
beer {n} (glass of beer) :: øl {c}
beer belly {n} (protruding abdomen) :: ølmave {c}, ølvom {c}
beer can {n} (can containing beer) :: øldåse {c}
beer gut {n} (beer belly) SEE: beer belly ::
beestings {n} (first milk drawn from an animal) SEE: colostrum ::
beeswax {n} (wax secreted by bees) :: bivoks
beet {n} (Beta vulgaris) :: bede {c}
beetle {n} (insect) :: bille {c}
beetroot {n} (a normally deep red coloured cultivar of the beet) :: rødbede {c}
beet sugar {n} (sugar made from sugar beet) :: roesukker {n}
before {prep} (earlier than in time) :: før
before {prep} (in front of in space) :: foran
before {prep} (in front of according to an ordering system) :: før, inden
before {adv} (at an earlier time) :: før, tidligere
before {adv} (in advance) :: forud
before {conj} (in advance of the time when) :: før, inden
before {conj} (rather or sooner than) :: hellere
beforehand {adv} (at an earlier time) :: på forhånd, i forvejen
before long {prep} (soon) SEE: soon ::
beg {v} (to request the help of someone, ask for money) :: tigge
beg {v} (to supplicate, to plead with someone for help) :: bede, bønfalde
beget {v} (to cause, to produce) :: afføde, skabe
beget {v} (to procreate) :: [dated] avle
beggar {n} (person who begs) :: tigger {c}
begin {v} (to start, to initiate or take the first step into something.) :: begynde
behaviour {n} (the way matter moves or acts) :: opførsel {c}
behead {v} (to remove the head) :: halshugge
beheadal {n} (beheading) SEE: beheading ::
beheading {n} (an instance of beheading) :: halshugning {c}
behind {prep} (at the back of) :: bag ved
behind {prep} (to the back of) :: bag ved, bagefter
behind {prep} (after, time- or motion-wise) :: bagefter, efter
behind {prep} (in support of) :: bag
behind {adv} (at the back part; in the rear) :: bagud
behind {adv} (toward the back part or rear; backward) :: tilbage
behind {adv} (overdue) :: bagefter
behind {adv} (slow; of a watch or clock) :: bagefter, forsinket
behind {adv} (existing afterwards) :: tilbage
behind {n} (rear, back-end) :: bagside {c}
behind {n} (butt, buttocks) :: bagdel {c}, rumpe {c}
behind the scenes {prep} (in secret; out of public view) :: bag kulisserne
beige {n} (colour) :: beige
Beijing {prop} (capital of China) :: Beijing, Peking [uncommon]
being {n} (a living creature) :: væsen
being {n} (the state or fact of existence) :: opstå
Beirut {prop} (capital of Lebanon) :: Beirut
Belarus {prop} (country) :: Hviderusland
Belarusian {adj} (pertaining to Belarus) :: hviderussisk
Belarusian {prop} (language) :: hviderusser {c}
belemnite {n} (a member of the extinct order Belemnitida) :: blemnit {c}, vættelys {n} [fossil remain of a belemnite arm, resembling a short candle]
Belgian {n} (Belgian, person from Belgium) :: belgier {c}
Belgian {adj} (of or pertaining to Belgium) :: belgisk
Belgian {adj} (of or pertaining to Belgians or Belgian people) :: belgisk
Belgian Sheepdog {n} (Umbrella term for the four Belgian sheepdog variants) :: belgisk hyrdehund {c}
Belgium {prop} (country in Europe) :: Belgien
Belgorod {prop} (a city in Russia) :: Belgorod
Belgrade {prop} (capital of Serbia) :: Beograd, Belgrad [very archaic]
belief {n} (mental acceptance of a claim as truth) :: tro {c}
believable {adj} (capable of being believed; credible) :: trolig, troværdig
believe {v} (to accept that someone is telling the truth (object: person)) :: tro
believe {v} (to accept as true) :: tro
believe {v} (to consider likely) :: tro, mene
believe {v} (to have religious faith; to believe in a greater truth) :: tro
Belize {prop} (country) :: Belize
Belize City {prop} (Belize City) :: Belize City
bell {n} (percussive instrument) :: klokke {c}
bell {n} (nautical: any of a series of strokes struck to indicate time) :: glas {c}
belladonna {n} (a plant, Atropa belladonna) SEE: deadly nightshade ::
bellboy {n} (A male worker, usually at a hotel, who carries luggage and runs errands) :: piccolo {c}
bellicose {adj} (warlike in nature) :: krigerisk
bellow {n} (the deep roar of a large animal, or any similar loud noise) :: brøl {n}
bellow {v} (to make a noise like the deep roar of a large animal) :: brøle
bellow {v} (to shout or scream in a deep voice) :: brøle, larme
bellows {n} (air blower) :: blæsebælg {c}
bell pepper {n} (spicy-sweet vegetable) :: peberfrugt {c}, peber {c}
bell ringer {n} (bell ringer) :: klokker {c}
belly {n} (abdomen) :: bug {c}, mave {c}
bellyache {n} (pain in the belly, stomach, or abdomen) :: mavepine {c}
bellybutton {n} (the navel or umbilicus) SEE: navel ::
Belmopan {prop} (Belmopan) :: Belmopan
belong {v} (have its proper place) :: have sin plads, passe, tilhøre
belong {v} (be accepted in a group) :: høre hjemme
belong {v} (be the property of) :: tilhøre, høre til
belong {v} (be the guardian, spouse or partner of) :: henhøre (under)
belong {v} (set theory: be an element of) :: tilhøre
belt {n} (band worn around the waist) :: livrem {c}, bælte {n}
belt {n} (band used for safety purposes) :: sikkerhedssele {c}
belt {n} (band used in a machine to help transfer motion or power) :: drivrem {c}
belt {n} (powerful blow) :: slag {c}, kæberasler {c}
belt {n} (geographical region) :: bælte {n}, område {n}, region {c}
belt {v} (surround) :: omringe, omgive
belt out {v} (belt out) :: skråle
beluga {n} (cetacean, Delphinapterus leucas) :: hvidhval {c}
belvedere {n} (raised structure offering a pleasant view of the surrounding area) :: udsigtstårn {n}
bench {n} (long seat) :: bænk {c}
benchlet {n} (stool) SEE: stool ::
Benedict {prop} (male given name) :: Bent
Benedicta {prop} (feminine form of Benedict) :: Benedikte
beneficial {adj} (helpful or good to something or someone) :: gavnlig
benefit {n} (advantage, help or aid) :: hjælp
Bengal {prop} (region in South Asia) :: Bengalen
Bengal tiger {n} (Panthera tigris tigris) :: Bengalsk tiger
Benghazi {prop} (Benghazi, Libya) :: Benghazi
Benin {prop} (country) :: Benin
Benjamin {prop} (the youngest son of Jacob) :: Benjamin
Benjamin {prop} (male given name) :: Benjamin
be prepared {phrase} (motto) :: vær beredt
be quiet {interj} (remain silent) SEE: silence ::
bereave {v} (To take away someone or something important or close) :: berøve
beriberi {n} (pathology: ailment caused by deficiency of vitamin B) :: beriberi
Bering Sea {prop} (sea) :: Beringshavet
Bering Strait {prop} (strait between Russia and Alaska) :: Beringstrædet
berkelium {n} (transuranic chemical element) :: berkelium
Berlin {prop} (capital city of Germany) :: Berlin
Berliner {n} (native or inhabitant of Berlin) :: berliner {c}
Berliner {n} (doughnut) :: berliner {c}, berlinerpfannkuchen {c}
Berlin Wall {prop} (wall that parted Berlin) :: Berlinmuren {c}
Bermuda {prop} (island group) :: Bermuda
Bern {prop} (city) :: Bern
berry {n} (small fruit) :: bær {n}
berry sugar {n} (caster sugar) SEE: caster sugar ::
berserk {n} (a crazed Norse warrior who fought in a frenzy) :: bersærk {c}
Bertha {prop} (female given name) :: Bertha
Bertram {prop} (male given name) :: Bertram
beryl {n} (gem) :: beryl {c}
beryllium {n} (chemical element) :: beryllium
beseech {v} (to beg) :: bønfalde
be sick {v} (vomit) SEE: vomit ::
besiege {v} (to surround with armed forces) :: belejre
be silent {v} (refrain from speaking) :: tie
Bessarabia {prop} (region) :: Bessarabien
best {adj} (superlative of the adjective good) :: bedst
bestial {adj} (beast-like) :: bestialsk, dyrisk
best man {n} (primary attendant to the groom) :: forlover {c}
best regards {n} (polite closing of a letter) :: med venlig hilsen
bet {n} (a wager) :: væddemål {n}
bet {v} (To stake or pledge upon the outcome of an event) :: vædde
beta {n} (letter of the Greek alphabet) :: beta {n}
beta blocker {n} (blocking agent) :: betablokker {c}
beta particle {n} (energetic electron or positron) :: Beta-partikel
Bethlehem {prop} (City) :: Betlehem
betray {v} (to deliver into the hands of an enemy) :: forråde
betrayal {n} (treason) SEE: treason ::
betrayer {n} (someone who betrays) :: angiver, forræder
better {adj} (comparative of the adjectives good or well) :: bedre
better {adv} (comparative form of the adverb well) :: bedre
better an egg today than a hen tomorrow {proverb} (a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush) SEE: a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush ::
better half {n} (spouse or lover) :: bedre halvdel {c}
better late than never {adv} (it’s better to do something late, than to never do it at all) :: bedre sent end aldrig
Betti number {n} (number associated with a topological space and dimension) :: Bettital {n}
between {prep} (in the position or interval that separates two things) :: mellem
between {prep} (shared in confidence by) :: mellem, imellem
between {prep} (in transit from one to the other) :: mellem
between {prep} (combined by effort or ownership) :: tilsammen (adverb), ved fælles hjælp (by combined forces), i forening
between {prep} (one of, representing a choice) :: mellem
between a rock and a hard place {prep} (between a rock and a hard place) :: (vælge mellem) pest og kolera ((choose between) plague and cholera)
betwixt {prep} (between, specifically between two things) :: imellem
beverage {n} (a drink) :: drik
bewitched {adj} (Under a spell; entranced) :: forhekset
beyond {prep} (beyond) SEE: above ::
beyond {n} (unknown) SEE: unknown ::
beyond {prep} (on the far side of) :: hinsides
beyond {n} (afterlife) SEE: afterlife ::
beyond a reasonable doubt {prep} (legal standard) :: hinsides rimelig tvivl
Bharat {prop} (India) SEE: India ::
Bhutan {prop} (Himalayan country) :: Bhutan
Biafra {prop} (a short-lived secessionist state in southern Nigeria in the late 1960s) :: Biafra
bias {n} (inclination towards something; predisposition, partiality) :: partiskhed {c}, slagside {c}, forudindtagethed {c}
biased {adj} (exhibiting bias; prejudiced) :: tilbøjelig
biathlon {n} (winter sport) :: skiskydning {c}
bib {n} (item of clothing for babies) :: hagesmæk {c}, savlesmæk {c}
Bible {prop} (Christian holy book) :: bibel {c}
bibliography {n} (section of a written work) :: bibliografi {c}
bibliophage {n} (person who loves books) SEE: bookworm ::
bichon {n} (bichon) :: bichon
bicker {v} (to quarrel in a tiresome manner) :: skændes, mundhugges
bicycle {n} (vehicle) :: cykel {c}
bicycle helmet {n} (helmet worn while riding a bicycle) :: cykelhjelm {c}
bicycle path {n} (segregated path for the use of bicycles) :: cykelsti {c}
bicycle pump {n} (bicycle pump) :: cykelpumpe {c}
bicycle tire {n} :: cykeldæk {c}
bicyclist {n} (rider of bicycle) SEE: cyclist ::
bid {v} (intransitive: to make an offer) :: byde
bid {n} (offer at an auction) :: bud
bidet {n} (low-mounted plumbing fixture for cleaning the genitalia and anus) :: bidet {c}
bidirectional {adj} (moving in two directions) :: bidirektional, toretnings-
bidirectional {adj} (operating in two directions) :: bidirektional, toretnings-
big {adj} (of a great size, see also: large) :: stor
bigamy {n} (state of having two spouses simultaneously) :: bigami
Big Bang {prop} (cosmic event) :: Big Bang
big brother {n} (a sibling's older brother) SEE: older brother ::
Big Dipper {prop} (bright circumpolar asterism of the northern sky) :: Karlsvognen {c}
bigger {adj} (comparative of big) :: større
bighorn sheep {n} (a North American wild sheep) :: bighornfår {n}, tykhornsfår {n}
Big Mac {n} (burger) :: Big Mac
bigoted {adj} (being a bigot) :: snæversynet, fordomsfuld
big sister {n} (a sibling's older sister) SEE: older sister ::
big toe {n} (largest of the toes of the foot of a human) :: storetå
big wheel {n} (Ferris wheel) SEE: Ferris wheel ::
bijective {adj} (both injective and surjective) :: bijektiv
bike path {n} (bicycle path) SEE: bicycle path ::
biker {n} (person whose lifestyle is centered on motorcycles) :: rocker
biker {n} (person who rides a bicycle) SEE: cyclist ::
bikini {n} (bathing suit) :: bikini {c}
bilberry {n} (type of blueberry from the cowberry family) :: blåbær
bildungsroman {n} (a type of novel) :: dannelsesroman {c}
bile {n} (secretion produced by the liver) :: galde {c}
bile {n} (bitterness of temper; ill humour) :: galde {c}
bilingual {adj} (speaking two languages) :: tosproget, tvesproget
bilingual {adj} (written in two languages) :: tosproget, tvesproget
bill {n} (bird's beak) :: næb
bill {n} (piece of paper money) SEE: banknote ::
billfold {n} (wallet) SEE: wallet ::
billiards {n} (a cue sport) :: billard {c}
billiard table {n} (table used for playing billiards etc.) :: billardbord {n}, billard {n}
billion {num} (a thousand million; 1,000,000,000; a milliard) :: milliard {c}
billion {num} (a million million; 1,000,000,000,000) :: billion {c}
billy goat {n} (male goat) :: buk {c}, gedebuk {c}
binary {adj} (on or off) :: binær
binary star {n} (stellar system in which two stars orbit their center of mass) :: dobbeltstjerne
binary star system {n} (binary star) SEE: binary star ::
binary system {n} (astronomy: system of two celestial objects) SEE: binary star ::
bind {v} (transitive to tie or fasten tightly together, with a cord, band, ligature, chain, etc.) :: binde
binge eating disorder {n} (medical disorder) :: nervøs tvangsspisning
bingo {n} (game of chance) :: bingospil
binky {n} (pacifier) SEE: pacifier ::
binoculars {n} (hand-held device for looking at a distance) :: kikkert {c}
bioaccumulation {n} (the process by which substances accumulate in the tissues of living organisms) :: bioakkumulation {c}
biochemist {n} (A chemist whose speciality is biochemistry) :: biokemiker
biochemistry {n} (the chemistry of those compounds that occur in living organisms, and the processes that occur in their metabolism and catabolism) :: biokemi
biofuel {n} (biofuel) :: biobrændsel
biography {n} (personal life story) :: biografi {c}
biological {adj} (of biology) :: biologisk
biology {n} (study of living matter) :: biologi
biome {n} (biological community) :: biom {n}
biomedical {adj} (pertaining to biomedicine) :: biomedicinsk
biomedicine {n} (a branch of medical science) :: biomedicin
biometric {adj} (of, pertaining to or using biometrics) :: biometrisk
biomolecule {n} (molecules) :: biomolekyle {n}
biophysics {n} (science) :: biofysik {c}
biopsy {n} (removal and examination of a sample of tissue for diagnostic purposes) :: biopsi {c}
biotic {adj} (of, pertaining to, or produced by life or living organisms) :: biotisk
bipartite {adj} (graph theory) :: todelt
bipolar {adj} (involving both poles) :: bipolar, bipolær
bipolar disorder {n} (psychiatric diagnostic category) :: bipolær affektiv sindslidelse
birch {n} (tree) :: birk
birch {n} (wood) :: birk
bird {n} (animal) :: fugl {c}
bird cherry {n} (Prunus padus) :: hæg
bird cherry {n} (a berry from Prunus padus) :: hæggebær {n}, hægebær {n}
birdhouse {n} (aviary) SEE: aviary ::
birdie {n} (badminton: shuttlecock) SEE: shuttlecock ::
birdie {n} (bird, birdling) :: fugleunge {c}
birdie {n} (golf: completion of a hole one stroke below par) :: birdie {c}
birdie {n} (rude gesture with the middle finger) :: finger {c}, fuck-finger {c}
birdlime {n} (serving of a prison sentence) SEE: time ::
bird of paradise {n} (bird) :: paradisfugl {c}
bird of passage {n} (bird) SEE: migrant ::
bird's-eye view {n} (view from directly or high above) :: fugleperspektiv {n}
birdsong {n} (musical sound made by a bird) :: fuglesang {c}, sang {c}
biro {n} (ballpoint pen) SEE: ballpoint pen ::
Birobidzhan {prop} (city in Russia) :: Birobidzjan
birth certificate {n} (official document certifying the details of a person's birth) :: fødselsattest {c}
birthdate {n} (date of birth) SEE: date of birth ::
birthday {n} (anniversary) :: fødselsdag {c}
birthday {n} (date of birth) :: fødselsdag {c}
birthday cake {n} (a cake made to celebrate a birthday) :: fødselsdagskage {c}
birthday card {n} (greeting card) :: fødselsdagskort {n}
birthday party {n} (a party held to celebrate a birthday) :: fødselsdagsfest {c}
birthday suit {n} (nakedness) :: adamskostume {n}, evakostume {n}
birthmark {n} (a mark on the skin formed before birth) :: modermærke {n}
Biscay {prop} (Bay of Biscay) SEE: Bay of Biscay ::
biscuit {n} (small, flat baked good, see also: cookie) :: kiks {c}
bisexual {adj} (hermaphrodite) SEE: hermaphrodite ::
Bishkek {prop} (capital of Kyrgyzstan) :: Bisjkek
bishop {n} (church official, supervisor of priests and congregations) :: biskop {c}, bisp {c}
bishop {n} (chess piece) :: løber {c}
bishopric {n} (diocese) :: bispedømme {c}, stift {n}, bispesæde {n}
bismuth {n} (chemical element) :: vismuth {n}
Bissau {prop} (capital of Guinea-Bissau) :: Bissau
bissextile {n} (leap year) SEE: leap year ::
bistro {n} (small restaurant) :: bistro {c}
bistro {n} (small bar) :: bistro {c}
bit {n} (coin) SEE: coin ::
bit by bit {adv} (small amount at a time) :: lidt efter lidt, peu à peu
bitch {n} (female canine) :: tæve {c} (dog)
bitch {n} (disagreeable, aggressive person, usually female) :: kælling
bitch {n} (playful variation on dog (sense "man")) SEE: dog ::
bite {v} (to cut off a piece by clamping the teeth) :: bide
bite {v} (to attack with the teeth) :: bide
bite {n} (act of biting) :: bid {n}
bite {n} (wound left behind after having been bitten) :: bid {n}
bite {n} (mouthful) :: bid {c}
bite-sized {adj} (small enough to be eaten in one bite) :: mundret
bite the dust {v} (to die) :: bide i graesset
Bithynia {prop} (ancient region) :: Bithynien
Bitola {prop} (city) :: Bitola
bitter {adj} (having an acrid taste) :: bitter
bitter {adj} (harsh, piercing or stinging) :: bidende
bitter {adj} (hateful or hostile) :: bitter
bitter {adj} (cynical and resentful) :: bitter, forbitret
bitter {n} (liquid or powder used in mixed drinks or as tonic) :: bitter
bitter {n} (type of beer) :: bitter
bittercress {n} (plant of Cardamine) :: karse {c}
bittern {n} (bird of the subfamily Botaurinae) :: rørdrum
bitter orange {n} (tree) :: pomeranstræ
bitter orange {n} (fruit) :: pomerans {c}
bitters {n} (beverage) :: bitter {c}
bittersweet {n} (the bittersweet nightshade, Solanum dulcamara) :: Bittersød Natskygge
bivouac {n} (encampment for the night, usually without tents or covering) :: bivuak {c}
biweekly {adj} (occurring every two weeks) :: hver anden uge
bizarre {adj} (strangely unconventional) :: bizar
Bjarmaland {prop} (historical territory) :: Bjarmeland
blab {n} (gossip) SEE: gossip ::
blabber {v} (to let out a secret) :: indvie
blabber {n} (A person who blabs) :: sladrehank {c}
black {adj} (absorbing all light) :: sort
black {n} (colour/color) :: sort
black {n} (person) :: neger {m}
black bag {n} (plastic bag for the disposal of household waste) SEE: garbage bag ::
blackberry {n} (shrub) :: brombær {n}
blackberry {n} (fruit) :: brombær {n}
blackberry {n} (blackcurrant) SEE: blackcurrant ::
blackbird {n} (Turdus merula: blackbird) :: solsort {c}
blackboard {n} (a surface that can be written upon with chalk) :: tavle {c}
blackcap {n} (Sylvia atricapilla) :: munk {c}
black coffee {n} (coffee served without cream or milk) :: sort kaffe
blackcurrant {n} (berry) :: solbær
Black Death {prop} (the Black Death) :: den sorte død
Black Ditch {prop} (Taiwan Strait) SEE: Taiwan Strait ::
black elder {n} (Sambucus nigra) SEE: elder ::
black eye {n} (bruised eye) :: blåt øje, sæbeøje {n}
Black Forest {prop} (German forest and mountain range) :: Schwarzwald {c}
Black Forest gâteau {n} (type of gâteau originating in the Black Forest region of Germany) :: Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte
black grouse {n} (Lyrurus tetrix) :: urfugl {c}
black guillemot {n} (black guillemot) :: tejst {c}
black-headed gull {n} (Chroicocephalus ridibundus) :: hættemåge
black hole {n} (celestial body) :: sort hul
black humor {n} (subgenre of comedy) :: sort humor {c}
black lead {n} (graphite) SEE: graphite ::
blackleg {n} (scab) :: skruebrækker
blackmail {n} (payment of money exacted by means of intimidation) :: afpresning {c}, pengeafpresning {c}
blackmail {v} (to extort money) :: afpresse
Black Maria {n} (a police van for transporting prisoners) :: salatfad {n}
black mulberry {n} (tree) :: sort morbær
black mulberry {n} (fruit) :: morbær
black-necked grebe {n} (black-necked grebe) :: sorthalset lappedykker {c}
black powder {n} (simple form of gunpowder) :: sortkrudt {n}
black pudding {n} (a sausage) :: blodpølse {c}
black rhinoceros {n} (Diceros bicornis) :: sort næsehorn
Black Sea {prop} (an inland sea between southeastern Europe and Asia Minor) :: Sortehavet {n} [definite form. The indefinite form is not used.]
black sheep {n} (disliked person) :: sort får {n}
blackshirt {n} (member of a fascist party) SEE: fascist ::
blackshirt {n} (uniformed Italian fascist, member of a paramilitary wing of the party) :: sortskjorte {c}
blacksmith {n} (iron forger, see also: smith) :: smed {c}
black-tailed godwit {n} (Limosa limosa) :: stor kobbersneppe {c}
black-throated diver {n} (Gavia arctica) :: sortstrubet lom {c}
black-throated loon {n} (black-throated diver) SEE: black-throated diver ::
black vulture {n} (Coragyps atratus) :: ravnegrib {c}
black vulture {n} (Aegypius monachus) SEE: Eurasian black vulture ::
black widow {n} (species of venomous spider) :: sort enke {c}
black woodpecker {n} (Dryocopus martius) :: sortspætte {c}
bladder {n} (flexible sac in zoology) :: blære {c}
bladder {n} (urinary bladder) SEE: urinary bladder ::
Blagoveshchensk {prop} (city in Siberia) :: Blagovesjtjensk
blame {v} (place blame upon) :: skylde, bebrejde, dadle
blame {n} (responsibility) SEE: responsibility ::
bland {adj} (Having a soothing effect; not irritating or stimulating) :: sød {c}
blank {adj} (without color) :: farveløs, tom, blank
blank {adj} (free from writing, printing or marks) :: tom, hvid, ubeskrevet
blank {n} (simulation cartridge) :: løs patron {c}
blank {n} (void space on a paper) :: tom plads {c}
blank {n} (space to be filled in on a form or template) :: rubrik {c}
blank {n} (piece of metal) :: råemne {n}
blank {n} (piece or division of a piece) :: blanko-
blank {n} (space character) :: mellemrum {n}
blank {v} (to make void) :: strege
blanket {n} (fabric) :: tæppe {n}
blaspheme {v} (to speak against God or religious doctrine) :: bespotte
blasphemous {adj} (lacking piety or respect for the sacred) :: blasfemisk
blasphemy {n} (Irreverence toward something sacred) :: blasfemi {c}
blast {n} (explosion) :: eksplosion {c}, sprængning {c}
blast {n} (loud, sudden sound) :: brag {n}
blather {v} (to talk rapidly without making much sense) :: skvadre, jappe, pludre
bleach {v} (to treat with bleach) :: blege
bleach {n} (chemical) :: blegemiddel {n}
bleed {v} (lose blood) :: bløde
bleed {n} (incident of bleeding) :: blødning {c}
blender {n} (machine) :: blender
bless {v} (confer blessing on) :: velsigne, [archaic] signe
bless you {interj} (said to somebody who has sneezed) :: prosit
bless you {interj} (short for "God bless you") SEE: God bless you ::
blind {adj} (unable to see) :: blind
blind {n} (covering for a window) :: gardin {n}, rullegardin {n}
blind {v} (make temporarily or permanently blind) :: blænde
blind alley {n} (street that leads nowhere) SEE: dead end ::
blind tiger {n} (speakeasy) SEE: speakeasy ::
blister {n} (bubble on the skin) :: vable, blære
blitzkrieg {n} (fast military offensive) :: blitzkrig {c}, lynkrig {c}
blizzard {n} (severe snowstorm) :: snestorm {c}
block {n} (distance from one street to another) :: karré {c}, karre {c}
block {v} (to prevent passing) :: spærre, blokere
block {n} (stupid fellow) SEE: blockhead ::
blockade {n} (the isolation of something) :: blokade {c}
blockage {n} (State of being blocked) :: forstoppelse {c}
block and tackle {n} (system of several pulleys) :: talje {c}
blockhead {n} (stupid person) :: dosmer {c}
Bloemfontein {prop} (city) :: Bloemfontein
blog {n} (a personal or corporate website) :: blog {c}
blog {v} (to contribute to a blog) :: blogge
bloke {n} (man) :: fyr {m}
blond {n} (fair-haired person) :: lyshåret; blond, blondine
blonde {n} (blond) SEE: blond ::
blonde {adj} (blond) SEE: blond ::
blood {n} (vital liquid flowing in animal bodies) :: blod {n}
blood {n} (family relationship due to birth, e.g. between siblings) :: blod {n}
blood {n} (blood test or blood sample) :: blodprøve {c}
blood bank {n} (place where human blood or blood plasma is typed and stored) :: blodbank {c}
bloodbath {n} (indiscriminate killing or slaughter) :: blodbad {n}
blood cell {n} (any of the cells normally found in the blood) :: blodcelle {c}, blodlegeme {n}
blood clot {n} (thrombus) SEE: thrombus ::
blood corpuscle {n} (blood cell) SEE: blood cell ::
blood donor {n} (person who donates blood) :: bloddonor {c}
blood group {n} (blood type) SEE: blood type ::
bloodhound {n} (dog) :: blodhund {c}
blood is thicker than water {proverb} (relationships are stronger within the family) :: blod er tykkere end vand
bloodletting {n} (ancient medical practice) :: åreladning {c}
bloodletting {n} (large amount of blood likely to be spilled through violence) :: blodsudgydelse {c}, åreladning {c}
bloodlust {n} (the desire for bloodshed) :: blodtørst {c}
blood orange {n} (type of orange) :: blodappelsin
blood pressure {n} (pressure exerted by the blood against the walls of the arteries and veins) :: blodtryk {n}
blood pudding {n} (blood sausage) SEE: blood sausage ::
blood red {adj} (of a deep vivid red colour) :: blodrød
bloodroot {n} (plant) :: blodurt
blood sausage {n} (type of sausage) :: blodpølse {c}
bloodsucker {n} (vampire) SEE: vampire ::
bloodsucker {n} (parasite) SEE: parasite ::
bloodthirsty {adj} (eager to resort to violence) :: blodtørstig
blood type {n} (blood classification) :: blodtype
blood vessel {n} (component of the circulatory system that carries blood) :: blodåre {c}
bloody {adj} (covered in blood) :: blodig
bloody {adj} (characterised by great bloodshed) :: blodig
bloody {adj} (intensifier) :: blodig
bloody hell {interj} (expression of dismay) :: for fanden, hold da kæft
bloom {n} (flower) SEE: flower ::
blow {v} (to produce an air current) :: blæse, puste
blow {v} (to propel by an air current) :: blæse, puste
blow {v} (to be propelled by an air current) :: blæse
blow {n} (cocaine) SEE: snow ::
blow-dryer {n} (an electrical device used for drying hair) SEE: hairdryer ::
blower {n} (telephone) SEE: telephone ::
blowfish {n} (any species of fish of the family Tetraodontidae that have the ability to inflate themselves to a globe) :: kuglefisk
blow up {v} (to explode (transitive)) :: sprænge i luften
blow up {v} (to explode (intransitive)) :: springe i luften, eksplodere
blow up {v} (to enlarge) :: forstørre
blue {n} (sky, literally or figuratively) SEE: sky ::
blue {adj} (blue-colored) :: blå
blue {n} (colour) :: blå
blueberry {n} (fruit) :: blåbær {n}
blueberry {n} (plant) :: blåbær {n}
blue-black {n} (very dark blue) :: blåsort
blue-black {n} (black with bluish highlights) :: blåsort
bluebottle {n} (cornflower) SEE: cornflower ::
blue cheese {n} (kind of cheese with bluish mold) :: blåskimmelost {c}
blue-eyed {adj} (having blue eyes) :: blåøjet
blue mussel {n} (Mytilus edulis) :: blåmusling {c}
blue screen {n} (blue screen of death) SEE: blue screen of death ::
blue screen of death {n} (screen indicating a system error) :: BSOD, blå skærm, blå skærm af død
bluestone {n} (limestone) SEE: limestone ::
bluestone {n} (basalt) SEE: basalt ::
bluethroat {n} (bird) :: blåhals {c}
blue tit {n} (bird) :: blåmejse {c}
Bluetooth {prop} (personal area wireless network) :: Blåtand, Bluetooth
blue whale {n} (a whale, Balaenoptera musculus) :: blåhval {c}
blunderbuss {n} (old style of firearm with a distinctive large opening at the muzzle) :: espingol {c}
blunt {adj} (having a thick edge or point, not sharp) :: sløv
blunt {adj} (dull in understanding; slow of discernment) :: sløv
blunt instrument {n} (object lacking sharp surfaces used to cause injury) :: stump genstand {c}
blush {n} (makeup) :: rouge {c}
boa {n} (snake) :: boa {c}
boa {n} (scarf) :: boa {c}
boa constrictor {n} (snake) :: kongeboa {c}
boar {n} (wild boar) SEE: wild boar ::
boar {n} (male pig) :: orne, galt [castrated]
board game {n} (game played on a board) :: brætspil {n}
boarding pass {n} (a document to board a plane, ship, etc.) :: boardingpas, boardingkort
boarding school {n} (school which provides board and lodging) :: kostskole {c}
boast {n} (brag) :: pral {n}
boast {v} (to brag; to talk loudly in praise of oneself) :: prale
boat {n} (water craft) :: båd {c}, skib {n}
boathouse {n} (building for boats) :: bådehus {n}, bådeskur {n}
boat shed {n} (boathouse) SEE: boathouse ::
bob {n} (curtsey) SEE: curtsey ::
bobbin {n} (spool around which wire is coiled) :: spole {c}, kniplepind {c} [relating to the making of bobbin lace]
bobbin {n} (small spool in a sewing machine) :: spole {c}
Boche {n} (German) SEE: German ::
bodkin {n} (dagger) SEE: dagger ::
body {n} (physical structure of a human or animal) :: krop {c}
body {n} (corpse) :: lig {n}
bodybuilder {n} (a person who uses diet and exercise to build an aesthetically muscular physique) :: bodybuilder
bodybuilding {n} (sport of muscle development) :: bodybuilding
bodyguard {n} (person responsible for protecting an individual) :: livvagt {c}
body language {n} (non-verbal communication) :: kropssprog {n}
body odour {n} (unpleasant smell on a perons's body) :: kropslugt {c}
Boeotia {prop} (a district in Greece) :: Bøotien
bog {n} (expanse of marshland) :: mose, sump
bog {n} (coarse slang for toilet) SEE: shitter ::
bog bilberry {n} (shrub) :: mose-bølle
bogey {n} (booger) SEE: booger ::
bogeyman {n} (menacing, ghost-like monster in children's stories) :: bussemand {c}, bøhmand {c}
bogeyman {n} (any make-believe threat) :: bussemand {c}, bøhmand {c}
bogie {n} (cigarette) SEE: cigarette ::
bogie {n} (ghost) SEE: ghost ::
bogie {n} (booger) SEE: booger ::
Bogotá {prop} (Bogota) SEE: Bogota ::
Bogota {prop} (capital of Colombia) :: Bogotá
bogue {n} (Boops boops) :: okseøjefisk {c}
Bohemia {prop} (The region of the Czech Republic) :: Bøhmen {n}
bohemian {n} (unconventional person) :: boheme {c}
Bohemian {n} (native or resident of Bohemia) :: bøhmer {c}
bohemium {n} (rhenium) SEE: rhenium ::
bohrium {n} (chemical element) :: bohrium
boiled {adj} (angry) SEE: angry ::
boiled {adj} (drunk) SEE: drunk ::
boiled egg {n} (boiled egg (generic)) :: kogt æg
boiled sweet {n} (hard sweet) SEE: hard candy ::
Bokmål {prop} (language) :: bokmål {n}
bold {adj} (courageous, daring) :: modig, tapper
bold {adj} (having thicker strokes than the ordinary form of the typeface) :: fed
bolide {n} (fireball) :: ildkugle {c}
Bolivia {prop} (country in South America) :: Bolivia
bollard {n} (post to secure mooring lines) :: pullert {c}
bollard {n} (post preventing vehicles from entering pedestrian area) :: pullert {c}
bollock {n} ((vulgar, slang) testicle) :: nosse {c}
bollocks {n} (testicles) :: nosser {c-p}
Bolshevik {n} (Bolshevik) :: bolsjevik {c}
Bolshevism {n} :: bolsjevisme {c}
bolster {n} (a large cushion or pillow) :: bolster
bomb {n} (device filled with explosives) :: bombe {c}
bomb {v} (attack with bombs) :: bombe
bomb {n} (success) SEE: success ::
bomb calorimeter {n} (bomb calorimeter) :: bombekalorimeter {n}
Bonaire {prop} (island) :: Bonaire
bon appétit {interj} (used to wish someone enjoyment of the meal they are about to eat) :: velbekomme, god appetit
bone {n} (component of a skeleton) :: knogle {c}, ben {n}
bone china {n} (type of porcelain) :: benporcelæn {n}
bone marrow {n} (bone marrow) :: knoglemarv
boner {n} (who bones) :: udbener {c}
boner {n} (erect penis) :: boner {c}, stivert {c}, stådreng {c}
boner {n} (rigid state of penis or clitoris) SEE: erection ::
Boniface {prop} (male given name) SEE: Bonifatius ::
Bonifatius {prop} (male given name) :: Bonifatius
bonjour {interj} (hello) SEE: hello ::
bonnet {n} (type of women's and children's hat) :: kyse {c}
bonnie {adj} (Gay; merry; frolicsome; cheerful; blithe) :: frejdig
bonobo {n} (pygmy chimpanzee) :: bonobo {c}, dværgchimpanse {c}
bonsai {interj} (a miniaturized tree or plant) :: bonsai {c}, bonsaitræ {n}
bonsai {interj} (the art of growing miniaturized trees or plants) :: bonsai {c}
bon vivant {n} (person who enjoys the good things in life, especially good food and drink) :: levemand {c}
bon voyage {interj} (wish of good journey) :: god rejse
boob {n} (breast (colloquial)) :: babs {c}
booger {n} (a piece of solid or semi-solid mucus) :: bussemand {c}
book {n} (collection of sheets of paper bound together containing printed or written material) :: bog {c}
book {n} (convenient collection of small paper items, such as stamps) :: album {n}
book {n} (major division of a published work, larger than a chapter) :: bind {n}
book {v} (to reserve) :: reservere
book {v} (to write down, register, record) :: nedskrive, notere
bookbinder {n} (person whose profession is binding books) :: bogbinder {c}
bookcase {n} (furniture displaying books) :: bogreol
bookend {n} (object designed to keep books upright) :: bogstøtte {c}
bookkeeper {n} (person responsible for keeping records) :: bogholder {c}
bookmark {n} (strip used to mark a place in a book) :: bogmærke {n}
bookmark {n} (record of the address of a file or page) :: bogmærke {n}
bookmobile {n} (bookmobile) :: bogbus {c}
bookseller {n} (person) :: boghandler {c}
bookseller {n} (business) :: boghandel {c}
bookshop {n} (shop that sells books) :: boghandel {c}
bookstore {n} (bookshop) SEE: bookshop ::
bookworm {n} (avid reader) :: bogorm {c}
boomerang {n} (flat curved airfoil) :: boomerang {c}
boot {n} (heavy shoe that covers part of the leg) :: støvle {c}
boot {n} (kick) SEE: kick ::
boot {n} (luggage storage compartment of a sedan/saloon style car) SEE: trunk ::
bootblack {n} (shoeshiner) SEE: shoeshiner ::
Bordeaux {prop} (a city in France) :: Bordeaux
bordello {n} (brothel) SEE: brothel ::
border {n} (the line or frontier area separating regions) :: grænse {c}
border {v} ((transitive) to put a border on something) :: begrænse
border {v} ((transitive) to lie on, or adjacent to a border) :: grænse
bore {v} (to make a hole) :: bore
bore {v} (to inspire boredom) :: kede
bored {adj} (suffering from boredom) :: kede
boredom {n} (state of being bored) :: kedsomhed {c}
boring {adj} (inciting boredom) :: kedelig
born {v} (be born) SEE: be born ::
Bornholm {prop} (Danish island in the Baltic Sea) :: Bornholm {c}
Bornholmsk {prop} (the Danish dialect or language) :: bornholmsk
boro {v} (borrow) SEE: borrow ::
boron {n} (chemical element) :: bor
borough {n} (administrative district) :: borg {c}
borrow {v} (receive temporarily) :: låne
borrowing {n} (loanword) SEE: loanword ::
borscht {n} (beetroot soup) :: borsjtj {c}
Bose-Einstein condensate {n} (gaseous superfluid) :: Bose-Einstein-kondensat {n}
Bosnia {prop} (northern part of the country of Bosnia and Herzegovina, a geographic and historical entity) :: Bosnien
Bosnia {prop} (short for 'Bosnia and Herzegovina') :: Bosnien
Bosnia and Herzegovina {prop} (country on the Balkan peninsula) :: Bosnien-Hercegovina, Bosnien og Hercegovina
Bosnian {n} (the people) :: bosnier, bosniere {p}
Bosnian {prop} (the standardized variety of Serbo-Croatian) :: bosnisk
Bosphorus {prop} (a strait that passes through Istanbul) :: Bosporus, Bosporusstrædet {n} [definite form]
Boston {prop} (place name) :: Boston
bot {n} (robot) SEE: robot ::
botanic {adj} (pertaining to botany) SEE: botanical ::
botanical {adj} (Of or pertaining to botany) :: botanisk
botanist {n} (a person engaged in botany) :: botaniker {c}
botanize {v} (do the work of a botanist) :: botanisere
botany {n} (scientific study of plants) :: botanik
botfly {n} (insect) :: bremse {c}, brems {c}, hestebremse {c}
both {determiner} (each of two; one and the other) :: begge
both {conj} (both...and...) :: både...og...
Bothnian Sea {prop} (southern part of the Gulf of Bothnia) :: Bottenhavet {n}
Botswana {prop} (Republic of Botswana) :: Botswana
bottle {n} (container) :: flaske {c}
bottle {n} (contents of such a container) :: flaske {c}
bottle {n} (container with a rubber nipple) SEE: baby bottle ::
bottleneck {n} (neck of a bottle) :: flaskehals {c}
bottleneck {n} (narrowing of the road, especially resulting in a delay) :: flaskehals {c}
bottle opener {n} (device to open bottles) :: flaskeåbner {c}, øloplukker
bottom {n} (abyss) SEE: abyss ::
bottom {n} (lowest part) :: bund
bottom {n} (gay sexual slang: penetrated partner in sex) :: passiv
bottomless {adj} (having no bottom) :: bundløs
bottomless {adj} (extremely deep) :: bundløs
botulism {n} (medical condition) :: botulisme {c}, pølseforgiftning {c}
bough {n} (tree branch) :: gren {c}
bouillon {n} (a clear seasoned broth) :: bouillon {c}
boulder {n} (large mass of stone) :: kampesten
boulevard {n} (broad, landscaped thoroughfare) :: boulevard {c}
bouncer {n} (member of security personnel) :: dørvogter {c}
bound {adj} (constrained by something, or constrained to something) :: begrænset
boundary {n} ((topology) the set of points in the closure, not belonging to the interior) :: rand {c}
bounty {n} (generosity) SEE: generosity ::
bouquet {n} (bunch of flowers) :: buket {c}
bouquet {n} (scent of wine) :: bouquet {c}
bourdon {n} (bumblebee) SEE: bumblebee ::
bourse {n} (stock exchange) SEE: stock exchange ::
bovine spongiform encephalopathy {n} (bovine spongiform encephalopathy) :: kogalskab {c}, bse {c}
bow {n} (weapon used for shooting arrows) :: bue {c}
bow {n} (bend in a rod or planar surface) :: bue {c}
bow {n} (rod used for playing stringed instruments) :: bue {c}
bow {n} (type of knot with two loops) :: sløjfe {c}
bow {v} (to play music on using a bow) :: stryge
bow {v} (to become bent) :: bue
bow {v} (to bend a thing) :: bøje
bow {v} (to bend oneself as a gesture of respect or deference) :: bukke, bøje sig
bow {n} (gesture made by bending forward at the waist) :: buk {n}
bow {n} (front of a boat or ship) :: bov {c}
bowhead {n} (Balaena mysticetus) :: grønlandshval {c}
bowhead whale {n} (a whale, Balaena mysticetus) SEE: bowhead ::
bowling alley {n} (a building which contains bowling lanes) :: bowlinghal
bowman {n} (archer) SEE: archer ::
bowtie {n} (necktie shaped like a bow) :: sløjfe {c}, butterfly {c}
box {n} (cuboid container) :: kasse {c}, æske {c}, boks {c}, skrin {n}
box {n} (compartment to sit in) :: loge {c}
box {n} (small rectangular shelter) :: skilderhus {n}, jagthytte {c}
box {n} (driver’s seat on a coach) :: kuskesæde {n}, buk {c}
box {n} (coarse slang: the vagina) :: dåse {c}
box {n} (slang: with "the": television) :: kassen {c}
box {n} (cricket: hard protector for the genitals) :: skridtbeskytter {c}
box {n} (engineering: cylindrical casing) :: bøsning {c}, kasse {c}
box {v} (place inside a box) :: lægge i en æske, pakke i en æske, kasse
box {n} (any of various evergreen shrubs or trees) :: buksbom {c}
box {n} (blow with the fist) :: bokseslag {n}
box {v} (strike with the fists) :: slå
box {v} (fight against (a person) in a boxing match) :: bokse (med)
box {v} (intransitive: participate in boxing) :: bokse
boxcar {n} (enclosed railroad freight car) :: godsvogn {c}
boxful {n} (as much as a box will hold) :: æske {c}
boxing {n} (the sport of boxing) :: boksning
Boxing Day {n} (Boxing Day) :: anden juledag
boy {n} (young male) :: dreng {c}
boy {n} (male of any age, used as a friendly diminutive) :: knægt {c}
boy {n} (adult male found attractive) :: fyr {c}
boy {n} (male friend) :: drengene {c-p}
boy {interj} (surprise or pleasure) :: mand!
boycott {v} (to abstain from dealing with a person or organisation as a protest) :: boykotte
boycott {n} (the act of boycotting) :: boykot {c}
boyfriend {n} (male partner in a romantic relationship) :: kæreste
bra {n} (brassiere) :: brystholder, bh {c}, (underwired bra) bøjle-bh {c}
brace {n} (system to correct crooked teeth) SEE: braces ::
brace {n} (curly bracket) SEE: curly bracket ::
bracelet {n} (a band or chain worn around the wrist as jewelry or an ornament) :: armbånd {n}
braces {n} (handcuffs) SEE: handcuffs ::
braces {n} (device for straightening teeth) :: tandbøjle
brachium {n} (upper arm) SEE: upper arm ::
bracket {n} (item attached to a wall to hold up a shelf) :: hyldeknægt {c}, hyldebærer {c}
bracket {n} (engineering: intermediate object that connects a smaller part to a larger part) :: konsol {c} [architecture]
bracket {n} (generically any of "(", ")", "[", "]", "{", "}", "<" and ">") :: parentes {c}
brackish {adj} (slightly salty) :: brak, [brackish water] brakt vand, brakvand {n}
brag {v} (to boast) :: prale
brag {n} (boast) SEE: boast ::
braid {n} (weave of three or more strands) :: fletning {c}
braille {n} (system of writing using raised dots) :: punktskrift {c}
brain {n} (organ) :: hjerne {c}
brain cell {n} (cell in brain) :: hjernecelle {c}
brain-dead {adj} (in medicine: having cessation of brain activity) :: hjernedød
brain-dead {adj} (colloquially: having no useful thoughts) :: hjernedød, åndssvag
brain death {n} (irreversible cessation of brain activity) :: hjernedød {c}
brained {adj} (having a particular kind of brain, figurative) :: hjernet
brain stem {n} (part of the brain that connects the spinal cord to the forebrain and cerebrum) :: hjernestamme {c}
brainstorm {n} (brainstorming) SEE: brainstorming ::
brainstorming {n} (method of problem solving) :: brainstorming {c}, brainstorm {c}
brainwash {n} (effect upon one's memory, belief or ideas) :: hjernevask {c}
brain-washing {n} (form of indoctrination) :: hjernevask {c}
brake {n} (device used to slow or stop a vehicle) :: bremse {c}
brake {n} (something that slows or stops an action) :: bremse {c}
brambling {n} (bird) :: kvækerfinke
branch {n} (woody part of a tree arising from the trunk) :: gren {c}
branch {n} (location of an organization with several locations) :: filial {c}
brand {n} (mark made by burning) :: brændemærke {c}
brand {n} (name, symbol, logo) :: mærke {n}, varemærke {n}
brand {n} (a specific product, service, or provider so distinguished) :: kvalitet {c}
brand {n} :: kvalitet {c}
brand {v} (burn the flesh) :: brændemærke
brand {v} (mark with proof of ownership) :: brændemærke
brand {v} (impress on the memory or senses) :: indprente
brand {v} (stigmatize) :: stemple
brand new {adj} (utterly new) :: splinterny
Brasília {prop} (The capital of Brazil) :: Brasilia
brass {n} (alloy of copper and zinc) :: messing {c}
brassiere {n} (bra) SEE: bra ::
brass knuckles {n} (weapon which reinforces the fist) :: knojern {n}
brat {n} (a selfish, spoiled, or unruly child) :: unge, møgunge
Bratislava {prop} (The capital of Slovakia) :: Bratislava
Braunschweig {prop} (Brunswick) SEE: Brunswick ::
brave {adj} (strong in the face of fear) :: modig
bravery {n} (being brave) :: mod {n}, tapperhed {c}
bravo {interj} (interjection) :: bravo
brawny {adj} (characterized by brawn) :: kraftig, muskuløs
brazen bull {n} (ancient torture device consisting of a hollow brass bull where victims were imprisoned and burned to death) :: messingoksen {c}
Brazil {prop} (Portuguese-speaking country in South America) :: Brasilien
Brazilian {n} (person from Brazil) :: brasilianer {c}
Brazilian {adj} (pertaining to Brazil) :: brasiliansk
brazil nut {n} (tree) :: paranød {c}
brazil nut {n} (nut) :: paranød {c}
Brazzaville {prop} (the capital of the Republic of the Congo) :: Brazzaville
breach of contract {n} (failure to perform) :: kontraktbrud {n}
bread {n} (baked dough made from cereals) :: brød {n}
bread {v} (to bread) :: panere
bread basket {n} (food bowl) SEE: food bowl ::
breadbasket {n} (stomach) SEE: stomach ::
breadfruit {n} (tree) :: brødfrugttræ {n}
breadfruit {n} (fruit) :: brødfrugt {c}
breadmaker {n} (baker) SEE: baker ::
bread roll {n} (round piece of bread) :: rundstykke {n}
breadstick {n} (slander loaf of crisp bread) :: brødstang {c}
break {v} (intransitive: to separate into (to end up in) two or more pieces) :: gå i stykker, gå itu
break {v} (transitive: to separate into (to cause to end up in) two or more pieces) :: sønderslå, ødelægge, smadre, knuse
break {v} (intransitive, of a bone: to crack) :: brække
break {v} (transitive: to cause (a bone) to crack) :: brække
break {v} (to divide (money) into smaller units) :: veksle, dele
break {v} (to ruin financially) :: ruinere
break {v} (transitive: to do that which is forbidden by (something)) :: bryde, krænke [violate]
break {v} (gaming: to design or make a powerful, unbalancing but legal move) :: ødelægge
break {v} (intransitive: to stop functioning properly or altogether) :: bryde sammen, gå i stykker, gå itu
break {v} (transitive: to cause to stop functioning) :: ødelægge, smadre
break {v} (to interrupt or cease one's work or occupation temporarily) :: holde pause, pause
break {v} (to win a game as receiver in tennis) :: bryde
break {v} :: knække, knuse
breakable {adj} (fragile) SEE: fragile ::
breakable {adj} (able to be broken) :: skrøbelig
break a leg {interj} (expression of best wishes to a performer) :: knæk og bræk!, pøj, pøj!
break down {v} (to cease to function) :: bryde sammen, gå itu, gå i stykker
break down {v} (to become unstable or collapse, mentally or otherwise) :: bryde sammen, kollapse, gå ned
break down {v} (to become weak and ineffective) :: bryde sammen, nedbryde
break down {v} (to decay) :: nedbryde
break down {v} (to digest) :: nedbryde
breakfast {n} (first meal of the day) :: morgenmad {c}
breakfast meeting {n} :: morgenmadsmøde {n}
break-in {n} (the act of entering with the intent to steal) :: indbrud {n}
break up {v} (to end a relationship) :: gå fra hinanden, slå op
breakwater {n} (construction in or around a harbour) :: mole {c}
bream {n} (Abramis brama) :: brasen {c}
breast {n} (female organ) :: bryst {n}
breastfeed {v} (feed a baby milk via the breasts) :: amme
breast implant {n} (medical prosthesis) :: brystimplantat {n}
breast milk {n} (milk produced by humans) :: modermælk, [rare] brystmælk
breathe {v} (to draw air in and out) :: ånde, trække vejret
breathlessness {n} (difficult respiration) SEE: shortness of breath ::
breathtakingly {adv} (in a breathtaking manner) :: betagende, fascinerende
breed {n} (all animals or plants of the same species or subspecies) :: race {c} (of animals), sort {c} (of plants)
breed {n} (race or lineage) :: race {c}, sort {c} (of plants)
breeding {n} (copulation) SEE: sexual intercourse ::
breeze {n} (a light, gentle wind) :: brise {c}
breezefly {n} (horsefly) SEE: horsefly ::
Bremen {prop} (state) :: Bremen
Bremen {prop} (city) :: Bremen
brent goose {n} (Small member of the goose family) :: mørkbuget knortegås {c}
Breslau {prop} (Wroclaw) SEE: Wroclaw ::
Brest {prop} (A city in Brittany) :: Brest
Brest {prop} (A city in Belarus) :: Brest
brethren {n} (the body of members) :: broder {c}
Breton {prop} (the language) :: bretonsk
breviary {n} (a book containing prayers and hymns) :: breviar
brew {n} (beer) SEE: beer ::
brew {v} :: brygge
brew {n} (hill) SEE: hill ::
brewer {n} (someone who brews) :: brygger {c}
brewery {n} (building where beer is produced) :: bryggeri
Brexit {prop} (withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the EU) :: Brexit
bribe {n} (inducement to dishonesty) :: bestikkelse
bribe {v} (to give a bribe) :: bestikke
brick {n} (hardened block used for building) :: mursten {c}
brick {n} (a building material) :: mursten {c}
brick {n} (term for a helpful, reliable person) :: sveske {c}, knag {c}
brick {adj} (made of brick(s)) :: murstens-
bricklayer {n} (craftsman) :: murer {c}
bridal couple {n} (bride and bridegroom) :: brudepar {n}
bride {n} (bride) :: brud {c}
bridegroom {n} (bridegroom, groom) :: brudgom {c}
bride price {n} (sum paid to the family of the bride) :: brudepris {c}
bridesmaid {n} (woman who attends the bride at a wedding ceremony) :: brudepige {c}
bridge {n} (construction or natural feature that spans a divide) :: bro {c}
bridge {n} (bony ridge of the nose) :: næseben {n}
bridge {n} (replacement for teeth) :: bro {c}
bridge {n} (nautical) :: bro {c}
bridge {n} (piece on string instruments) :: stol {c}
bridge {n} (card game) :: bridge
Bridget {prop} (female given name) :: Birgitte
Bridgetown {prop} (capital of Barbados) :: Bridgetown
bridle {n} (headgear for horse) :: bidsel {c}
brief {adj} (of short duration) :: kort
brief {adj} (concise) :: kortfattet
briefcase {n} (case used for carrying documents) :: portefølje {c}
brigand {n} (bandit) :: røver {c}
bright {adj} (visually dazzling, luminous, radiant) :: lys, funklende, klar
bright {adj} (intelligent) :: opvakt, kvik
bright {adj} (vivid) :: munter, livlig
bright {adj} (happy) :: munter
Brighton {prop} (town in East Sussex) :: Brighton
brill {n} (Scophthalmus rhombus) :: slethvar {c}
brimstone {n} (sulfur) SEE: sulfur ::
brimstone {n} (butterfly species) :: citronsommerfugl
brine {n} (salt water) :: saltlage {c}
brine {n} (the sea or ocean) :: havvand {n}, saltvand {n}
bring {v} (to transport toward somebody/somewhere) :: bringe
bring owls to Athens {v} (to undertake a pointless venture) SEE: carry coals to Newcastle ::
brinjal {n} (an aubergine) SEE: eggplant ::
brink {n} (edge) :: kant, rand
briny {n} (sea) SEE: sea ::
bristle {n} (stiff or coarse hair) :: børste {c}
bristle {n} (hair or straw of a brush, broom etc.) :: børste {c}, børstehår {n}
Brit {n} (British person) SEE: Briton ::
Britain {prop} (United Kingdom) SEE: United Kingdom ::
Britain {prop} (Brittany) SEE: Brittany ::
britches {n} (pants) SEE: pants ::
British {prop} (citizens or inhabitants of Britain) :: brite {c}
British {prop} (the citizens or inhabitants of the UK) :: brite {c}
British {prop} (history: ancient inhabitants of the southern part of Britain) :: brite {c}
British {prop} (the British English language) :: britisk engelsk
British {adj} (of Britain) :: britisk
British Columbia {prop} (Province in western Canada) :: Britisk Columbia
British Empire {prop} (the United Kingdom together with its dominions, colonies, dependencies, trust territories and protectorates) :: det britiske imperium {n}
British English {prop} (English language as in Britain, especially in England) :: britisk engelsk
British Isles {prop} (group of islands) :: Britiske Øer {c-p}
British Virgin Islands {prop} (a British overseas territory in the Caribbean) :: Britiske Jomfruøer {c-p}
Briton {n} (inhabitant of Great Britain) :: brite
Brittany {prop} (region of North West France) :: Bretagne
brittle {adj} (able to break or snap easily under stress or pressure) :: skøre
Brno {prop} (city in Czech Republic) :: Brno
bro {n} (a male sibling) SEE: brother ::
broach {n} (brooch) SEE: brooch ::
broad {adj} (wide) SEE: wide ::
broad {n} (whore) SEE: whore ::
broadband {n} (high-capacity internet connection) :: bredbånd
broadside {n} (printed lyrics) :: skillingsvise {c}
broccoli {n} (plant Brassica oleracea var. italica) :: broccoli {c}
brochure {n} (booklet of printed informational matter) :: brochure
broken {adj} (fragmented) :: brækket, knust
broken {adj} (having the bone in pieces, fractured) :: brækket
broken {adj} (of a line: dashed) :: stiplet
broken {adj} (not working properly) :: defekt
broken {adj} (completely defeated and dispirited) :: knust
broken {adj} (poorly spoken) :: gebrokken [language very poorly spoken]
broken {adj} (having no money) :: fallit, flad [person, informal]
broken {adj} (disconnected) :: afbrudt
broker {n} (mediator between a buyer and seller) :: mægler {c}
broker {n} (stockbroker) :: børsmægler {c}
bromine {n} (nonmetallic chemical element) :: brom
bromomethane {n} (methyl bromide) :: methylbromid, brommethan
bronchitis {n} (inflammation of the lungs) :: bronkitis
bronze {v} (to tan) SEE: tan ::
bronze {n} (alloy) :: bronze
bronze {n} (colour) :: bronze {c}
bronze {n} (work of art made of bronze) :: [rare] bronze {c}
bronze {adj} (made of bronze) :: bronze-
bronze {adj} (having a bronze colour) :: bronzefarvet
bronze {v} (to plate with bronze) :: bronzere
bronze {v} (to color bronze) :: bronzere
Bronze Age {prop} (archaeology) :: Bronzealder {c}
brooch {n} (jewellery with pin) :: broche {c}
brood {n} (the young of certain animals) :: kuld {n}
brook {n} (a small stream) :: bæk {c}
broom {n} (domestic utensil) :: kost {c}
broomstick {n} (the handle of a broom) :: kosteskaft {n}
brothel {n} (house of prostitution) :: bordel, horehus {n}
brother {n} (male sibling) :: broder {c}, bror {c}
brother {n} (male having parents in common) :: broder {c}, bror {c}
brotherhood {n} (state of being brothers or a brother) :: broderskab {n}
brother-in-law {n} (one's husband's brother) :: svoger {c}
brother-in-law {n} (one's wife's brother) :: svoger {c}
brother-in-law {n} (one's sister's husband) :: svoger {c}
brother-in-law {n} (one's husband's sister's husband) :: svoger {c}
brother-in-law {n} (one's wife's sister's husband) :: svoger {c}
brow {n} (forehead) SEE: forehead ::
brow {n} (eyebrow) SEE: eyebrow ::
brown {n} (colour) :: brun
brown {adj} (having a brown colour) :: brun
brown {v} (to become brown) :: brune
brown {v} (to cook until brown) :: brune
brown {v} (to tan) SEE: tan ::
brown bear {n} (Ursus arctos) :: brun bjørn {c}
brown coal {n} (lignite) SEE: lignite ::
brown dwarf {n} (starlike object) :: brun dværg
Brownian motion {n} (random motion of particles suspended in a fluid) :: brownsk bevægelse
brownnose {v} (fawn) SEE: fawn ::
brown rice {n} (unpolished rice) :: brune ris {c-p}
brown sugar {n} (partially refined sugar) :: farin
brown sugar {n} (refined sugar with molasses) :: farin
browse {v} (scan, casually look through) :: skimme [very quickly], gennemse [thoroughly], bladre [books or documents], ose [in a shop]
browse {v} (navigate through hyperlinked documents) :: browse
browser {n} (web browser) SEE: web browser ::
Brunei {prop} (a country in Southeast Asia) :: Brunei {n}
brunette {adj} (Of a woman having brown or black hair) :: mørkhåret
brunette {n} (A girl or woman with brown or black hair) :: brunette {c}
brunion {n} (nectarine) SEE: nectarine ::
Bruno {prop} (male given name) :: Bruno {c}
Brunswick {prop} (Braunschweig, Germany) :: Braunschweig, Brunsvig [historiographic]
brush {n} (implement) :: børste {c}
brush {n} (act of brushing) :: børste
brush {v} (to clean (with a brush)) :: børste
brushmaker {n} (a person who makes brushes) :: børstenbinder
brusque {adj} (rudely abrupt, unfriendly) :: brysk
Brussels {prop} (capital of Belgium) :: Bruxelles, Bryssel [uncommon]
Brussels lace {n} (a type of lace originating in the Brussels area) :: brysselerknipling {c}
Brussels sprout {n} (vegetable) :: rosenkål {c}
brute {n} (animal destitute of human reason) :: udyr {n}, bæst {n}
brutish {adj} (Of, or in the manner of a brute) :: dyrisk
brutish {adj} (Bestial; lacking human sensibility) :: brutal
Bryansk {prop} (city in Russia) :: Brjansk
bête noire {n} (an anathema) :: banemand
bubble {n} (Greek) SEE: Greek ::
bubble {n} (spherically contained volume of air or other gas) :: boble
bubble {v} (to rise up in bubbles) :: boble
bubble {v} (to cry, weep) SEE: weep ::
bubble {v} (to cheat, delude) SEE: cheat ::
bubble level {n} (tool) SEE: spirit level ::
bubonic plague {n} (disease caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis) :: byldepest {c}
Bucharest {prop} (The capital of Romania) :: Bukarest
buck {n} (ram) SEE: ram ::
bucket {n} (container) :: spand {c}
Buckingham Palace {prop} (the official London residence of the British monarch) :: Buckingham Palace
buckle {n} (belt clasp) :: spænde {n}
buck's party {n} (bachelor party) SEE: bachelor party ::
buckwheat {n} (fruit of this plant as cereal) :: boghvede {c}
Budapest {prop} (the capital city of Hungary) :: Budapest
Buddha {n} (Buddha) :: Buddha {c}
Buddhism {n} (religion and philosophy) :: buddhisme {c}
Buddhist {adj} (of, relating to, or practicing Buddhism) :: buddhistisk
Buddhist {adj} (of, relating to a Buddhist, Buddhists) :: buddhistisk
Buddhist {n} (practitioner of Buddhism) :: buddhist
Buddhistic {adj} (of, relating to Buddhism) :: buddhistisk
budgerigar {n} (species of parakeet) :: undulat
budget {n} (amount of money or resources) :: budget {n}
Buenos Aires {prop} (capital of Argentina) :: Buenos Aires
buffalo {n} (Old World mammals) :: bøffel {c}
buffalo {n} (North American bison) :: bison {c}
buffalo {v} (hunt buffalo) :: jage bøfler, gå på jagt (gå på bøffeljagt)
buffalo {v} (outwit, confuse) :: forvirre, bringe ud af det, sætte til vægs
buffer {n} (solution to stabilize pH) :: puffer {c}, buffer {c}
buffer solution {n} (buffer solution) :: pufferopløsning
bug {n} (a colloquial name for insect) :: insekt {n}, kryb {n}
bugger {n} (heretic) SEE: heretic ::
build {v} ((transitive) to form by combining materials or parts) :: bygge
builder {n} (a bodybuilder) SEE: bodybuilder ::
building {n} (act or process of building) :: byggeri, opførelse (af en bygning)
building {n} (closed structure with walls and a roof) :: bygning
building site {n} (place where a building is located, under construction, or will be erected) :: byggeplads
built-in {adj} (constructed as a non-detachable part) :: indbygget
Bujumbura {prop} (capital of Burundi) :: Bujumbura
bulb {n} (light bulb) SEE: light bulb ::
Bulgaria {prop} (country) :: Bulgarien
Bulgarian {adj} (relating to Bulgaria, its people or the Bulgarian language) :: bulgarsk, bulgarskt {n}
Bulgarian {n} (native of Bulgaria) :: Bulgarer, Bulgarere {p}
Bulgarian {prop} (language) :: bulgarsk
bull {n} (uncastrated adult male bovine) :: tyr {m}
bull {n} (adult male animal) :: han {c} (noun)
bull {n} (large, strong man) :: tyr {m}
bull {n} (finance: investor who buys in anticipation of a rise in prices) :: haussespekulant, haussist
bull {n} (slang: policeman) :: strisser
bullcrap {n} (bullshit) SEE: bullshit ::
bulldozer {n} (tractor) :: bulldozer
bullet {n} (projectile) :: kugle {c}, projektil {n}
bullet {n} (typography: printed symbol in the form of a solid circle) :: bullet {c}, punkttegn {n}
bullfinch {n} (Pyrrhula pyrrhula) :: dompap {c}
bullshit {n} (deceitful statements, etc) :: pis {n}
bully {n} (pimp) SEE: pimp ::
bully {n} (person who is cruel to others) :: bølle, tyran
bully {v} (to intimidate) :: herse med, mobbe
bully {v} (act aggressively towards) :: tyrannisere
bully {adj} (very good; excellent) :: fin, udmærket
bully {interj} (well done!) :: fint, udmærket
bulwark {n} (a defensive wall or rampart) :: bolværk {n}
bulwark {n} (a defense or safeguard) :: bolværk {n}
bulwark {n} (a breakwater) :: bølgebryder {c}
bumblebee {n} (genus of bee) :: humlebi
bumfodder {n} (toilet paper) SEE: toilet paper ::
bumfuck {v} (sodomize) SEE: assfuck ::
bumfuck {n} (assfuck) SEE: assfuck ::
bun {n} (newbie) SEE: newbie ::
bun {n} (A small bread roll, often sweetened or spiced) :: bolle {c}
bung {n} (bribe) SEE: bribe ::
bungalow {n} (small house or cottage) :: bungalow
bunk bed {n} (two or more beds fixed on top of one another) :: køje {c}
bunkbed {n} (bunk bed) SEE: bunk bed ::
buoy {n} (nautical: a moored float) :: bøje {c}
buoyance {n} (buoyancy) SEE: buoyancy ::
buoyancy {n} (physics: upward force on an immersed body) :: opdrift {c}
bupkis {n} (absolutely nothing) :: bar røv at trutte i {c}
burden {n} (heavy load) :: byrde {c}, læs {n}
burden {n} (responsibility, onus) :: belastning {c}, last {c}, byrde {c}
burden of proof {n} (duty of a party in a legal proceeding) :: bevisbyrde {c}
burden of proof {n} (obligation of the person making a claim to provide evidence for their position) :: bevisbyrde {c}
burdock {n} (any of the species of biennial thistles in the genus Arctium) :: burre
bureau {n} (for the collection and provision of information) :: bureau
bureau {n} (office (room)) SEE: office ::
bureaucracy {n} (system of administration) :: bureaukrati
bureaucrat {n} (An official in a bureaucracy) :: bureaukrat
bureaucratic {adj} (of or pertaining to bureaucracy) :: bureaukratisk
bureau de change {n} (a place where foreign currency can be exchanged) :: vekselbureau
burette {n} (glass tube with fine gradations and a stopcock used for titration, etc.) :: burette {c}
burger {n} (informal: hamburger) :: burger {c}
-burger {suffix} (suffix used to make names for hamburger-like dishes) :: -burger {c}
burger bar {n} (fast-food restaurant primarily selling hamburgers) :: burger-bar {c}, burgerbar {c}
burglary {n} (the crime of breaking into) :: indbrud
Burgundy {prop} (region) :: Bourgogne [modern area and as wine region], Burgund [historiographic]
Burgundy {prop} (medieval duchy in France and the Netherlands) :: Burgund
Burgundy {n} (wine) :: bourgogne {c}, bourgognevin {c}
burka {n} (female garment that covers the whole body) :: burka {c}
Burkina Faso {prop} (country) :: Burkina Faso
burlesque {n} (variety adult entertainment show) :: varieté {c}
Burma {prop} (Southeast Asian country (former name), see also: Myanmar) :: Burma, Myanmar
Burmese {adj} (Of, from, or pertaining to Burma) :: burmesisk
Burmese {n} (a person from Myanmar or of Burmese descent) :: burmeser {c}
Burmese {n} (cat) :: burmeser {c}, burmeserkat {c}
Burmese {prop} (language) :: burmesisk
Burmese {prop} (script) :: burmesisk
burn {n} (physical injury) :: brandsår, forbrænding
burn {n} (act of burning something) :: afbrænding {c}
burn {v} (be consumed by fire) :: brænde, brænde op
burn {v} (feel hot) :: brænde
burn {n} (stream) :: bæk, strøm
burned {v} (past participle of to burn) :: brændt
burn one's bridges {v} (burn one's bridges) :: [to burn all bridges] brænde alle broer, [to break all bridges] bryde alle broer, [to burn all bridges behind oneself] brænde alle broer bag sig, [to break all bridges behind oneself] bryde alle broer bag sig
burocracy {n} (structure and regulations in place to control activity) :: bureaukrati
burocratic {adj} (of or pertaining to bureaucracy) :: bureaukratisk
burp {n} (a softer belch) :: bøvs {n} {c}
burp {v} (to emit a burp) :: bøvse
burqa {n} (burka) SEE: burka ::
burrow {n} (A tunnel or hole) :: jordhule {c}
Burundi {prop} (a country in Eastern Africa) :: Burundi
bury {v} (inter a corpse in a grave or tomb) :: begrave
Buryat {n} (language) :: burjatisk
Buryatia {prop} (Buryatia, Russia) :: Burjatien
bus {n} (vehicle) :: bus {c}
bus {n} (electrical conductor) :: bus {c}
bus {n} (medical slang: ambulance) SEE: ambulance ::
bus driver {n} (driver of a bus) :: buschauffør {c}
bush {n} (category of woody plant) :: busk
business {n} (commercial enterprise or establishment) :: forretning {c}
business {n} (occupation, work or trade of a person) :: branche {c}
business {n} (commercial, industrial or professional activity) :: forretning {c}
business card {n} (small card) :: visitkort {n}
businessman {n} (a man in business, one who works at a commercial institution) :: forretningsmand {c}
business trip {n} (business trip) :: handelsrejse {c}
bus lane {n} (lane for bus) :: busbane {c}
bus route {n} (set route of bus service) :: buslinje {c}, busrute {c}
bus stop {n} (a stop for public transport buses) :: busstoppested {n}, stoppested {n}
bust {n} (sculptural portrayal of a person's head and shoulders) :: buste {c}
bustard {n} (any of several birds of the family Otididae) :: trappe {c}
busty {adj} (having large breasts) :: store bryster
busy {adj} (doing a great deal) :: travl
but {conj} (except) :: undtagen, uden
but {conj} (rather) :: men
but {conj} (although) :: men
butcher {n} (a person who prepares and sells meat) :: slagter
butchery {n} (abattoir) SEE: abattoir ::
butt {n} (buttocks) :: røv {m}
butt {n} (remnant of a smoked cigarette or cigar) :: skod {n}
butte {n} (hill) :: butte {c}
butter {n} (soft foodstuff made from milk) :: smør {n}
butter {v} (to spread butter on, see also: spread; butter) :: smøre brødet
buttercup {n} (flower of the genus Narcissus) SEE: daffodil ::
butterfly {n} (insect) :: sommerfugl {c}, sommerflue [North Jutland], skurvefugl [South Jutland]
butterfly effect {n} (technical notion of sensitive dependence on initial conditions in chaos theory) :: sommerfugleeffekt {c}
butterfly knife {n} (folding pocket knife) :: butterflykniv {c}
butterfly nut {n} (butterfly nut) SEE: wing nut ::
buttermilk {n} (traditional buttermilk) :: kærnemælk {c}
buttfuck {v} (sodomize) SEE: assfuck ::
butthole {n} (anus) SEE: anus ::
butt-naked {adj} (naked) SEE: naked ::
buttock {n} (each of the two large fleshy halves of the posterior part of the body) :: balde {c}, balle {c}
button {n} (knob or small disc serving as a fastener) :: knap {c}
button {n} (a mechanical device meant to be pressed with a finger) :: knap {c}
button {v} (to fasten with a button) :: knappe
buttonhole {n} (hole for a button) :: knaphul {n}
buttonhole {n} (flower worn in the buttonhole for decoration) :: knaphulsblomst {c}
buy {v} (to obtain something with money) :: købe
buying power {n} (purchasing power) SEE: purchasing power ::
buzzard {n} (bird of the genus Buteo) :: musvåge
buzzard {n} (scavenging bird) SEE: vulture ::
buzzword {n} (word drawn from or imitative of technical jargon) :: modeord {n}
by {prep} (near, or next to) :: ved
by {prep} (not later than) :: ved (ved 10-tiden), omkring (omkring kl. 10)
by {prep} (indication of passive voice) :: af
by {prep} (indicates creator of a work) :: af
by {prep} (indicates a means) :: ved, ved at
by {prep} (indicates a rule followed) :: efter
by {prep} (indicating amount of progression) :: med
by {prep} (steady progression) :: efter
by {adv} (along a path) :: forbi
by and by {adv} (soon) SEE: soon ::
Byblos {prop} (port city in Lebanon) :: Byblos
Bydgoszcz {prop} (a city in Poland) :: Bydgoszcz
by dint of {prep} (because of) SEE: because of ::
bye {interj} (short for goodbye) :: farvel
by ear {prep} (using principally sound) :: efter gehør
Byelorussian SSR {prop} (Soviet republic) :: Hviderussiske SSR, Hviderussiske Socialistiske Sovjertrepublik
by foot {adv} (on foot) SEE: on foot ::
by heart {prep} (knowing completely) :: udenad
by hook or by crook {prep} (by any means possible) :: koste hvad det vil [no matter the cost], med hiv og sving [by a great effort]
byname {n} (nickname) :: tilnavn {n}
bypass {n} (road) :: omfartsvej {c}
byre {n} (a barn, especially one used for keeping cattle) :: stald {c}
by the Grace of God {prep} (By divine right) :: af Guds nåde
by the time {prep} (when) SEE: when ::
by the way {prep} (incidentally) :: for resten, forresten
by virtue of {prep} (because of) :: i kraft af
Byzantine {adj} (of or pertaining to Byzantium) :: byzantinsk
Byzantine {adj} (belonging to the civilisation of the Eastern-Roman empire) :: byzantinsk
Byzantine {adj} (overly complex or intricate) :: byzantinsk
Byzantine {n} (native of Byzantine Empire) :: byzantiner {c}
Byzantine Empire {prop} (an ancient Greek-speaking empire of Eastern Europe) :: Byzantinske Rige {n}, Østromerske Rige {n}
Byzantium {prop} (Byzantine Empire) SEE: Byzantine Empire ::
Byzantium {prop} (ancient Greek city) :: Byzans