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p. {abbr} (page) :: s.
Pacific Ocean {prop} (the world's largest body of water) :: Stillehavet {n}
pacifier {n} (for a baby) :: sut {c}
package {n} (something which is packed) :: pakke
package {n} (act of packing) :: pakning
package {v} (to pack) :: pakke
packed lunch {n} (picnic meal) :: madpakke
packet {n} (small pack) :: pakke {c}
pack ice {n} (large consolidated mass of floating sea ice) :: pakis {c}
pact {n} (an agreement; a league; a compact; a covenant) :: pagt {c}
pad {v} (to stuff) SEE: stuff ::
paddle {n} (two-handed, single-bladed oar) :: paddel {c}, padle {c}, padleåre {c}
paddle {n} (double-bladed oar used for kayaking) :: pagaj {c}
paddleboat {n} (pedalo) SEE: pedalo ::
paddy {n} (wet land where rice grows) :: rismark {n}
paddy field {n} (field where rice is grown) SEE: paddy ::
paddy wagon {n} (a police van for transporting prisoners) :: salatfad {n}
padlock {n} (type of lock) :: hængelås {c}
paganism {n} (local religions practiced before the introduction of Christianity) :: hedenskab {n}
page {n} (boy child) SEE: boy ::
page {n} (one side of a leaf of a book) :: side {c}
pager {n} (device) :: personsøger {c}
pagoda {n} (a tiered tower with multiple eaves) :: pagode {c}
pail {n} (bucket) SEE: bucket ::
pain {n} (ache or bodily suffering) :: smerte
painful {adj} (causing pain) :: smertefuld, smertelig
paint {n} (substance) :: maling {c}, farve {c}
paint {v} (create an image) :: male
paintbrush {n} (thin brush) :: pensel {c}
painted dog {n} (Lycaon pictus) SEE: African hunting dog ::
painted hunting dog {n} (Lycaon pictus) SEE: African hunting dog ::
painted wolf {n} (Lycaon pictus) SEE: African hunting dog ::
painter {n} (artist) :: maler, kunstmaler
painter {n} (laborer) :: maler
painting {n} (an illustration or artwork using paint) :: maleri {n}
painting {n} (the action of applying paint) :: malerkunst {c}
painting {n} (artistic application of paint) :: malerkunst {c}
paint the town red {v} (party in a rowdy, wild manner) :: male byen rød
pair {n} (number of things resembling one another, or belonging together) SEE: set ::
pair {n} (two similar or identical things) :: par {n}
pair of compasses {n} (tool used to draw circles) :: passer {c}
pair of eyeglasses {n} (spectacles) SEE: spectacles ::
pair of glasses {n} (spectacles) SEE: spectacles ::
pair of scissors {n} (scissors) SEE: scissors ::
pair of specs {n} (spectacles) SEE: spectacles ::
pair of spectacles {n} (spectacles) SEE: spectacles ::
pairwise {adj} (occurring in pairs) :: parvis
pajamas {n} (clothes for wearing to bed and sleeping in) :: pyjamas {c}
Pakistan {prop} (country in South Asia) :: Pakistan
palace {n} (large, lavish residence) :: palads {n}
Palace of Westminster {prop} (building in London housing the House of Commons and House of Lords) :: Palace of Westminster
palatable {adj} (pleasing to the taste) :: velsmagende
palatable {adj} (tolerable, acceptable) :: spiselig, acceptabel
palatal {adj} ((phonetics) articulated at the hard palate) :: palatal
palatal {n} ((phonetics) palatal consonant) :: palatallyd {c}
Palau {prop} (Republic of Palau) :: Palau
palaver {n} (unnecessary talk, fuss) :: palaver {c}
palaver {n} (a meeting at which there is much talk) :: palaver {c}
pale {adj} (light in color) :: bleg, blegt
pale {v} (to become pale) :: blegne
paleface {n} (a white person of European descent, in the context of American Indians) :: blegfjæs {n}
paleness {n} (condition or degree of being pale or of lacking color) :: bleghed {c}
Paleolithic {n} (Old Stone Age) :: ældste stenalder
paleologism {n} (phrase that was coined in the past and now obsolete) :: paleologisme {c}
paleontology {n} (study of prehistoric forms of life) :: palæontologi {c}
Palestine {prop} (geographic region) :: Palæstina
Palestine {prop} (West Bank and Gaza Strip collectively) :: Palæstina
Palestine {prop} (historical: former British entity) :: Palæstina
Palestine {prop} (historical: former British Mandate) :: Palæstina
Palestinian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Palestine and/or the Palestinian people) :: palæstinensisk, palæstinsk
Palestinian {n} (inhabitant of Palestine or Arab of Palestinian descent) :: palæstinenser {c}
paletot {n} (A loose outer jacket, overcoat) :: frakke {n}
Palikir {prop} (The capital of Micronesia) :: Palikir
palindrome {n} (a sequence of units that reads the same forwards as backwards) :: palindrom
palladium {n} (chemical element) :: palladium
pallet {n} (a portable platform) :: palle
pallet jack {n} (manually operated device for lifting and moving pallets) :: palleløfter {c}
pallet truck {n} (manually operated device for lifting and moving pallets) SEE: pallet jack ::
pallid {adj} (appearing weak, pale or wan) :: bleg
pallium {n} (cerebral cortex) SEE: cerebral cortex ::
palm {n} (inner, concave part of hand) :: håndflade {c}
palm {n} (palm tree) SEE: palm tree ::
palmistry {n} (telling fortunes from the lines on the palms of the hand) :: håndlæsning {c}
Palm Sunday {n} (Sunday before Easter) :: palmesøndag {c}
palm tree {n} (tropical tree) :: palmetræ {n}, palme {c}
Pamphylia {prop} (region) :: Pamfylien
Panama {prop} (country) :: Panama
Panama City {prop} (capital of Panama) :: Panama City
pancake {n} (thin batter cake) :: pandekage {c}
Pancake Day {prop} (Shrove Tuesday) SEE: Shrove Tuesday ::
Pancake Tuesday {prop} (Shrove Tuesday) SEE: Shrove Tuesday ::
Panchen Lama {n} (second-highest ranking lama of the Gelug sect of Tibetan Buddhism) :: Panchen Lama
pancreas {n} (gland near the stomach) :: bugspytkirtel {c}
panda {n} (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) :: panda {m}, kæmpepanda {c}
panda {n} (red panda) SEE: red panda ::
panda bear {n} (panda) SEE: panda ::
pandeism {n} (belief combining elements of pantheism and deism) :: pandeisme
pandemic {n} (pandemic disease) :: pandemi {c}
Pandora {prop} (Character in Greek mythology) :: Pandora
panegyric {n} (praising speech or opus) :: lovtale
panegyrical {adj} (lavish with praise) :: panegyrisk
panentheism {n} (a doctrine that the universe is within God) :: panenteisme {c}
Panevėžys {prop} (city in Lithuania) :: Panevėžys
pan flute {n} (panpipes) SEE: panpipes ::
Pangaea {prop} (supercontinent prior to Triassic) :: Pangæa
panic {n} (overpowering fright) :: panik {c}
panic attack {n} (sudden period of intense anxiety) :: panikanfald {n}
pan pipes {n} (panpipes) SEE: panpipes ::
panpipes {n} (musical instrument) :: panfløjte {c}
pansexuality {n} (sexual orientation) :: panseksualitet, omniseksualitet
pant {n} (a pair of pants) SEE: pants ::
pantheism {n} (belief that the universe is divine) :: panteisme
panther {n} (big cat with black fur) :: panter {c}
panther {n} (big cat of genus Panthera) :: panter
panties {n} (short underpants for women or girls) :: trusser
pant leg {n} (either of the legs of a pair of pants) :: bukseben {n}
pants {n} (garment covering the body from the waist downwards) :: bukser {p}, buks {c}
panty {n} (panties) SEE: panties ::
pap {n} (porridge) SEE: porridge ::
Papal States {prop} (state) :: Kirkestaten
paparazzi {n} (paparazzo) SEE: paparazzo ::
paparazzo {n} (freelance photographer of celebrities) :: paparazzofotograf {c}
papaya {n} (fruit) :: papaja {c}
paper {n} (sheet material) :: papir
paper {n} (newspaper) SEE: newspaper ::
paper {n} (wallpaper) SEE: wallpaper ::
paper {v} (to document) SEE: document ::
paperboy {n} (male who delivers newspapers) :: avisdreng {c}
paper clip {n} (paper clip) :: clips {c}
paperless {adj} (without paper) :: papirløs
paperless {adj} (using information without paper) :: papirløs
paperless {adj} (without documentation of identity) :: papirløs
paper money {n} (banknotes) :: papirpenge {p}
paper towel {n} (sheet of absorbent paper) :: køkkenrulle
papier-mâché {n} (paper mixed with glue to create a sculptural object) :: papmaché {c}
paprika {n} (spice) :: paprika {c}
Papua New Guinea {prop} (country in Oceania) :: Papua Ny Guinea
parachute {n} (a device designed to control the fall of an object) :: faldskærm {c}
parade {n} (organized procession) :: parade, optog {n}
paradise {n} (heaven) :: paradis
paraffin {n} (kerosene) SEE: kerosene ::
paragraph {n} (passage in text) :: paragraf {c}
Paraguay {prop} (country in South America) :: Paraguay
parallax {n} :: parallakse
parallelepiped {n} (solid figure) :: parallelepipedum
parallel universe {n} (universe that exists separately alongside another universe) :: parallelunivers {n}, parallelt univers {n}
Paramaribo {prop} (capital of Suriname) :: Paramaribo
paramedic {n} (individual trained to stabilize people outside of hospital) :: paramediciner {c}
parametric equation {n} (equations that define coordinates of dependent variables of a curve or surface) :: parameterfremstilling {c}
paranoia {n} (A psychotic disorder characterized by delusions of persecution) :: paranoia
paranoid schizophrenia {n} (form of schizophrenia accompanied by delusions) :: paranoid skizofreni {c}
parapsychology {n} (study of that which cannot yet be explained) :: parapsykologi {c}
parasite {n} (useless person who always relies on other people's work and gives nothing back) :: parasit {m}
parataxis {n} (in grammar) :: paratakse {c}, sideordning {c}
parcel {n} (package wrapped for shipment) :: pakke {c}
pardon {interj} (interjection, request to repeat) :: hvadbehager, hvad, undskyld mig
pardon my French {v} (please excuse my swearing or bad language (idiomatic)) :: undskyld mit franske, undskyld sproget
parent {n} (person from whom one is descended) :: forælder {c}
parent {n} (source or origin of something) :: ophav
parental leave {n} (leave of absence for a parent to take care of a baby) :: barsel {c}
parenthesis {n} (either of a pair of brackets ( )) :: parentes {c}
parenthesis {n} (both round brackets) :: parentes {c}
parenthesis {n} ((mathematics, logic) brackets used to clarify expressions by grouping terms affected by a common operator) :: parentes {c}
parent-in-law {n} (mother-in-law or father-in-law) :: svigerforældre {p}
parents {n} (one's parents) :: forældre {c-p}
parfait {n} (an iced dessert) :: parfait {c}
Paris {prop} (capital of France) :: Paris {n}
parish {n} (part of a diocese) :: sogn
parish church {n} (religious centre of a parish) :: sognekirke {c}
parish register {n} (record book of a parish) :: kirkebog {c}
Parisian {n} (someone from Paris) :: pariser {c}, pariserinde {c} [female]
Parisian {adj} (of Paris) :: parisisk
park {n} (ground for recreation) :: park {c}
parking garage {n} (building) :: parkeringshus {n}, p-hus {n}
parking permit {n} (printed permission to park) :: parkeringstilladelse {c}, p-tilladelse {c}, p-licens {c}, beboerlicens {c} [for residents]
parliament {n} (institution with elected or appointed members) :: parlament, ting {n}
parochial {adj} (pertaining to a parish) :: sogne-
parochial {adj} (characterized by an unsophisticated focus on local concerns) :: provinsiel
parody {n} (expression making fun of something else) :: parodi
parody {v} (to make a parody of something) :: parodiere
paroemia {n} (proverb) SEE: proverb ::
parrot {n} (kind of bird) :: papegøje {c}
parrot {n} (puffin) SEE: puffin ::
parsimony {n} (great reluctance to spend money unnecessarily) :: sparsomhed
parsley {n} (herb) :: persille {c}
parsnip {n} (the plant Pastinaca sativa) :: pastinak {c}
part {n} (fraction of a whole ) :: del {c}
part {adj} (partial) SEE: partial ::
partial {adj} (existing in part) :: partiel
partial {adj} (biased) :: partisk
partial pressure {n} (pressure one component of a mixture of gases would contribute to the total pressure) :: partialtryk {n}
participate {v} (to join in, to take part, to involve oneself) :: deltage, participere
participation {n} (act of participating) :: deltagelse {c}
participatory democracy {n} (Political system) :: deltagelsesdemokrati {n}
participial {n} (participle) SEE: participle ::
participle {n} (verb form) :: participium {n}, tillægsform {c}
particle {n} (body with very small size) :: partikel {c}, lille del {c}
particle {n} (word) :: partikel {c}
particle {n} (elementary particle or subatomic particle) :: partikel {c}, elementarpartikel {c}
particle board {n} (structural material manufactured from wood particles) :: spånplade {c}
particle physics {n} (particle physics) :: partikelfysik, højenergifysik
partisan {n} (fervent supporter of a party) :: partisoldat {c}
partisan {n} (type of spear) :: partisan {c}
partiture {n} (score (music)) SEE: score ::
partner {n} (someone who is associated with another in a common activity or interest) :: partner
partner {n} (a member of a business or law partnership) :: partner, kompagnon
partner {n} (spouse, domestic, or romantic partner) :: partner
partner {n} (dancing partner) :: partner, kavaler
partner {n} (either member of a pair in a card game or sports team (1.4)) :: partner, medspiller
partner {v} (To make or be partner) :: slå sig sammen (become partners)
partner {v} (To work or perform as partner) :: samarbejde
partnership {n} (state of being associated with a partner) :: partnerskab
part of speech {n} (the function a word or phrase performs) :: ordklasse {c}
partridge {n} (any bird of the genera Perdix or Alectoris) :: agerhøne {c}
partridgeberry {n} (Vaccinium vitis-idaea) SEE: lingonberry ::
part-time {adj} (involving less than the normal time) :: deltids-
party {n} (social gathering) :: fest {c}
party {n} (political group) SEE: political party ::
party pooper {n} (one who dampens the fun of a group activity) SEE: spoilsport ::
par value {n} (face value) SEE: face value ::
pas de deux {n} (a dance performed by two dancers) :: pas de deux {c}
pasha {n} (title) :: pasha, sværmeri
pass {n} (password) SEE: password ::
pass away {v} (to die (euphemistic)) :: gå bort, sove ind
passbook {n} (booklet used to record bank transactions) :: bankbog
passenger {n} (one who rides or travels in a vehicle) :: passager {c}
passenger pigeon {n} (an extinct bird of the species Ectopistes migratorius) :: vandredue, amerikanske vandredue
passenger train {n} (type of train) :: persontog {n}
passer-by {n} (a person who is passing by) :: forbipasserende {c}
passionate {adj} (fired with intense feeling) :: lidenskabelig
pass on {v} (To die) SEE: die ::
passport {n} (official document) :: pas {n}
password {n} (word used to gain admittance) :: kodeord {n}, løsen {n}, feltråb {n}
password {n} (computing: string of characters known only to a user) :: kodeord {n}, adgangskode {c}, password {n}
past {adj} (ago) SEE: ago ::
past {n} (period of time that has already happened) :: fortid {c}
past {n} :: præteritum
pastiche {n} (work that imitates the work of a previous artist) :: pastiche {c}
pastiche {n} (musical medley) :: potpourri {n}
pastor {n} (shepherd) SEE: shepherd ::
past participle {n} (past participle) :: datids tillægsform {c}, kort tillægsform {c}
past perfect {n} (tense) :: førdatid {c}
pastry {n} (food group) :: bagværk {n}
patch {n} (figuratively: fit) SEE: fit ::
patch {n} (paltry fellow) SEE: fool ::
patch {n} (piece of cloth used to repair a garment) :: lap {c}
patch {n} (small piece of anything used to repair a breach) :: lap {c}
patch {n} (a small area, plot of land, or piece of ground) :: bed {n}, jordstykke {n}
patch file {n} (patch) SEE: patch ::
patella {n} (kneecap) SEE: kneecap ::
paternal aunt {n} (the sister of one's father) :: faster, tante [in-law]
paternal grandfather {n} (one's father's father) :: farfar {c}
paternal grandmother {n} (one's father's mother) :: farmor {c}
paternal uncle {n} (brother of one's father) :: farbror {c}, onkel {c}
paternoster {n} (a rosary) SEE: rosary ::
paternoster {n} (Lord's prayer) :: fadervor {n}
paternoster {n} (slow, continuously moving lift) :: paternosterelevator {c}
path {n} (a trail for the use of, or worn by, pedestrians) :: sti {c}, havegang {c}, passage {c}
path {n} (a course taken) :: retning {c}, vej {c}
path {n} (a metaphorical course) :: retning {c}, vej {c}
path {n} (a method or direction of proceeding) :: vej {c}
path {n} (computing: a specification for a location within a hierarchical or tree-like structure) :: sti {c}
path {n} (graph theory: a sequence of vertices from one vertex to another) :: vej {c}
pathetic {adj} (arousing pity, sympathy, or compassion) :: medynkvækkende, sørgelig, ynkelig
pathetic {adj} (arousing scorn or contempt) :: ynkelig, patetisk
pathological {adj} (pertaining to pathology) :: patologisk
pathological {adj} (relating to or caused by a physical or mental disorder) :: patologisk, sygelig
pathologize {v} (pathologize) :: sygeliggøre
pathos {n} (a writer or speaker's attempt to persuade an audience through appeals) :: patos {c}
patience {n} (quality of being patient) :: tålmod {n}, tålmodighed {c}
patience is a virtue {proverb} (it is better to be patient than impatient) :: tålmodighed er en dyd
patient {adj} (not losing one's temper while waiting) :: tålmodig
patient {n} (someone who receives treatment from a doctor) :: patient {c}
patient contact {n} (contact between a patient and a professional) :: patientkontakt {c}
patio {n} (a paved outside area, adjoining a house, used for dining or recreation) :: teresse
patio {n} (an inner courtyard typical of traditional Spanish houses) :: gårdhave
Patras {prop} (city of Greece) :: Patras
patriarchal {adj} (relating to patriarchy) :: patriakalsk
Patricia {prop} (female given name) :: Patricia
Patrick {prop} (given name) :: Patrick
patriot {n} (person who loves, supports and defends their country) :: patriot {c}
patriotic {adj} (inspired by patriotism) :: patriotisk
patriotism {n} (love of one's own country) :: patriotisme {c}
patrol {n} (going of the rounds) :: patrulje
patronising {adj} (offensively condescending) SEE: condescending ::
patronizing {adj} (offensively condescending) SEE: condescending ::
patron saint {n} (saint from whom a specific group claims special protection or prayer) :: skytshelgen {c}
patronymic {n} (a name from father's name) :: patronym {n}
paucal {adj} :: paucalis, fåtal
paucal {n} (in grammar: a language form referring to a few of something (three to around ten)) :: paucalis, fåtal
Paul {prop} (the Apostle) :: Paulus
Paul {prop} (male given name) :: Poul
Paula {prop} (female given name) :: Poula, Paula
Pauline {prop} (female given name) :: Pauline {c}
Paulson {prop} (surname meaning "son of Paul") :: Poulsen
pavement {n} (footpath) :: fortov {n}
pavement {n} (surface of road) :: vejbelægning {c}
paw {n} (soft foot of an animal) :: pote {c}
pawn {n} (chess piece) :: bonde {c}
pawn {n} (someone who is being manipulated) :: brik {c} [in someone's game]
pawn {n} (instance of pawning something) :: pantsætning {c}
pawn {n} (item sold to a pawn shop) :: pant {n}
pawn {n} ((rare) type of shop) :: pantelåner {c}
pawn {v} (give as security for loan) :: pantsætte
pawnbroker {n} (person who makes monetary loans at interest, taking personal property as security) :: pantelåner {c}
pawnshop {n} (business premises of a pawnbroker) :: pantelåner
pay {v} (to give money in exchange for goods or services) :: betale
pay {v} (to be profitable) :: betale sig
pay {n} (money given in return for work) :: betaling {c}
payday {n} (day on which an employee's salary is paid) :: lønningsdag
pay-off {n} (a payment) :: udbytte
pay-off {n} (a reward) :: belønning {n}
pay-off {n} (a bribe) :: bestikkelse
pea {n} (plant) :: ært {c}
pea {n} (edible seed) :: ært {c}
peace {n} (tranquility, quiet, harmony; absence of violence) :: fred {c}, ro {c}
peace {n} (state of mind) :: sindsro {c}, sjælefred {c}
peace {n} (state of being free from war) :: fred {c}
peaceable {adj} (in favour of peace) :: fredelig, fredsommelig
peaceable {adj} (characterized by peace) :: fredelig
peace of mind {n} (absence of mental stress) :: sindsro {c}
peace talks {n} (discussions between nation-states held to resolve conflict) :: fredsforhandling {c}
peacetime {n} (period of peace) :: fredstid {c}
peach {n} (tree) :: ferskentræ {n}
peach {n} (fruit) :: fersken {c}
peachtree {n} (peach) SEE: peach ::
peacock {n} (pheasant of one of the genera Pavo and Afropavo) :: påfugl {c}
peak hour {n} (rush hour) SEE: rush hour ::
peanut {n} (a legume resembling a nut) :: jordnød {c}, peanut {c}
peanut butter {n} (a spread made from ground peanuts) :: peanutbutter {n}, jordnøddesmør {n}
pear {n} (fruit) :: pære {c}
pearl {n} (light-colored tern) SEE: tern ::
pearl {n} (mother-of-pearl) SEE: mother-of-pearl ::
pearl {n} (rounded shelly concretion produced by certain mollusks) :: perle {c}
pearl {n} (figuratively: something precious) :: perle {c}
pearl {n} (brill) SEE: brill ::
pearl diver {n} (dishwasher) SEE: dishwasher ::
pearl necklace {n} (necklace made of pearls) :: perlehalskæde {c}
pearl of wisdom {n} (succinct, insightful saying, piece of advice, or moral precept) :: perle af visdom
peasant {n} (member of the agriculture low class) :: bonde {c}
peat {n} (soil) :: tørv
pebble {n} (stone) :: ral
PEBCAK {acronym} (PEBCAK) :: fejl 40
pechka {n} (Russian oven) SEE: Russian oven ::
pecker {n} (slang for penis) SEE: dick ::
pecker {n} (slang for woodpecker) SEE: woodpecker ::
pecker {n} (slang for courage) SEE: courage ::
peckerwood {n} (woodpecker) SEE: woodpecker ::
peckish {adj} (mildly hungry) :: brødflov, sulten
peckish {adj} (irritable) :: irritabel
pectin {n} (substance) :: pektin
pedagogue {n} (a teacher) :: pædagog
pedagogy {n} (profession of teaching) :: pædagogik {c}
pedal {n} (lever operated by one's foot) :: pedal {c}
pedalo {n} (small boat propelled by pedals) :: vandcykel {c}
pedant {n} (person overly concerned with formal rules and trivial points of learning) :: pedant
pederast {n} (practitioner of pederasty) :: pæderast {c}
pederasty {n} (pederasty) :: pæderasti {c}
pedestrian crossing {n} (place for pedestrians to cross a street) :: fodgængerovergang {c}
pediatrician {n} (physician who specialises in pediatrics) :: bornelaege
pedicure {n} (superficial cosmetic treatment of the feet and toenails) :: fodpleje
pedophile {n} (an adult who is sexually attracted to children) :: pædofil {c}
pedophilia {n} (sexual feeling or desire by adults towards children) :: pædofili {c}
pedophilic {adj} (of, relating to, or pertaining to pedophilia) :: pædofil
pee {v} (to urinate) :: tisse, pisse
pee {v} (to pass urine from the body) SEE: urinate ::
pee {n} (liquid excrement) SEE: urine ::
peel {v} (to remove skin) :: skrælle
peel {n} (skin of a fruit) :: skræl
pee-pee {n} (childish: urine) SEE: wee-wee ::
pee-pee {n} (childish: genitalia) SEE: wee-wee ::
peerless {adj} (without peer or equal) :: mageløs
peer review {n} (scholarly process) :: fagfællebedømmelse {c}
peer reviewed {adj} (having been subjected to peer review) :: fagfællebedømt
Peipus {prop} (lake in Estonia/Russia) :: Peipus
pejorative {adj} (disparaging, belittling or derogatory) :: nedsættende
Peking {prop} (Beijing) SEE: Beijing ::
Peleus {prop} (surname) :: Peleus
pelican {n} (any of various seabirds of the family Pelecanidae) :: pelikan {c}
Peloponnese {prop} (region of Greece) :: Peloponnes
pelvis {n} (bone) :: bækken {n}
pen {n} (wing) SEE: wing ::
pen {n} (writing tool) :: pen {c}
pen {n} (female swan) :: hunsvane {c}
penalty {n} (legal sentence) :: straf {c}
penalty {n} (penalty kick) SEE: penalty kick ::
penalty area {n} (area on a soccer pitch) :: straffesparksfelt {n}
penalty box {n} (penalty area) SEE: penalty area ::
penalty kick {n} ((soccer) a form of direct free kick) :: straffespark {n}
penalty shootout {n} (a series of penalty kicks) :: straffesparkskonkurrence {c}
pencil {n} (graphite writing-instrument) :: blyant {c}
pencil box {n} (container for stationery) SEE: pencil case ::
pencil case {n} (object purposed to contain stationery) :: pennalhus {n}, penalhus {n}
pencil pusher {n} (one who does office work) :: ni-til-femmer {c}
pencil sharpener {n} (a device used to sharpen pencils) :: blyantspidser {c}
pendant {n} (a piece of jewellery hung from a chain worn around the neck) :: vedhæng {n}
penfriend {n} (person with whom one exchanges letters) SEE: pen pal ::
penguin {n} (flightless sea bird) :: pingvin
penicillin {n} (penicillin) :: penicillin {c} {n}
peninsula {n} (a piece of land projecting into water) :: halvø {c}
penis {n} (male organ for copulation and urination) :: penis {c} [clinical], pik {c} [slang, pejorative], tissemand {c}, diller {c}, javert {c} [slang]
penis {n} (penis) SEE: member ::
penis envy {n} (unconscious desire) :: penismisundelse
Pennsylvania {prop} (US state) :: Pennsylvania, Pennsylvanien [archaic]
penny farthing {n} (bicycle) :: væltepeter
penny-farthing {n} (early bicycle having a large front wheel and much smaller rear one) :: væltepeter {c}
pen pal {n} (friend with whom one communicates using letters) :: penneven
pensioner {n} (someone who lives on a pension) :: pensionist {c}
pensive {adj} (having the appearance of thinking) :: eftertænksom, tankefuld
pensive {adj} (looking thoughtful or sad) :: eftertænksom, tungsindig
pentagon {n} (A polygon with five sides and five angles) :: pentagon {c}, femkant {c}
pentagram {n} (shape of five-pointed star) :: pentagram {n}
pentalingual {adj} (written in five languages) :: femsproget
pentalingual {adj} (able to use five languages) :: femsproget
Pentecost {prop} (Christian festival) :: pinse
Pentecostalism {n} (Christian religious movement) :: pinsebevægelse {c}
penultimate {adj} (next-to-last in a sequence) :: næstsidst
peony {n} (Paeonia genus of flowering plants) :: pæon
people {n} (a body of human beings; a group of two or more persons) :: folk {p}
people {n} (a group of persons forming or belonging to a particular nation etc.) :: folk {n}
people {n} (a group of persons regarded as being employees etc.) :: folk {n}
people {n} (a person's ancestors, relatives or family) :: slægt {c}
people's republic {n} (people's republic) :: folkerepublik {c}
People's Republic of China {prop} (official name of China) :: Folkerepublikken Kina
people who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones {proverb} (one shouldn't criticize others for having the same fault) :: kast ikke med sten hvis du selv bor i et glashus
pepper {n} (spice) :: peber {n}
pepper {n} (fruit of the capsicum) :: [spicy] chili, [mild] paprika
pepper mill {n} (a small handheld grinder) :: peberkværn {c}
peppermint {n} (herb) :: pebermynte {c}
peppermint {n} (confection) :: pebermynte {c}
pepper spray {n} (non-lethal riot-control agent) :: peberspray
pepperwort {n} (plant in the genus Lepidium) :: karse
Pepsi {prop} (the brand of drink) :: Pepsi
perambulator {n} (pram) SEE: pram ::
per capita {adj} (per person) :: per indbygger
perceive {v} (to understand) :: begribe
percent {n} (a part or other object per hundred) :: procent
percentage point {n} (unit of the difference of two percentages) :: procentpoint {n}
percussion {n} (medicine: tapping of the body) :: perkussion {c}
percussion {n} (music: section of percussion instruments) :: slagtøj {n}, percussion {c}
percussion cap {n} (metal cap on muzzleloading firearms) :: fænghætte {c}
perdition {n} (eternal damnation) :: evig fordømmelse
perdition {n} (absolute ruin) :: undergang {c}
peregrine falcon {n} (Falco peregrinus) :: vandrefalk {c}
perennial {adj} (lasting or remaining active throughout the year, or all the time) :: helårlig, evig
perennial {adj} ((of a plant) Having a life cycle of more than two years) :: flerårig
perennial {adj} (continuing without cessation or intermission; perpetual; permanent; unceasing; never failing) :: evig
perennial {adj} (enduring; lasting; timeless) :: evig
perennial {adj} (recurrent; appearing or recurring again and again) :: tilbagevendende
perestroika {prop} (reform in the Soviet Union in 1980s) :: perestrojka
perfect {adj} (fitting its definition precisely) :: perfekt
perfect crime {n} (undetected crime) :: perfekt forbrydelse {c}
perfectionist {n} (person who does not settle for anything that is not perfect) :: perfektionist {c}
perfectionist {adj} (inclined or related to perfectionism) :: perfektionistisk
perfectionistic {adj} (perfectionist) SEE: perfectionist ::
perfect tense {n} (verb form indicating that an action has been completed) :: førnutid {c}, perfektum
perforate {v} (to pierce or penetrate) :: perforere
perforation gauge {n} (device for measuring perforation) :: takkemåler
perforator {n} (hole punch) SEE: hole punch ::
perfume {n} (substance providing a pleasant smell) :: perfume
perfunctory {adj} (performed out of routine, with little care) :: skødesløs, overfladisk
perhaps {adv} (indicating a lack of certainty) :: måske
Pericles {prop} (Greek politician) :: Perikles {m}
peril {n} (a situation of serious danger) :: fare {c}
peril {n} (something that causes, contains, or presents danger) :: risiko {c}
perilous {adj} (dangerous, full of peril) :: farlig
perineum {n} (anatomical term) :: mellemkød {n}
period {interj} (and nothing else) :: punktum, basta [rare]
period {n} (division of school day) :: lektion, modul, time
period {n} (menstruation) SEE: menstruation ::
periodic {adj} (having repeated cycles) :: periodisk
periodic {adj} (occurring at regular intervals) :: periodisk
periodic {adj} (periodical) :: periodisk
periodical {n} (publication that appears at fixed intervals) :: periodikum {n}
periodically {adv} (in a regular, periodic manner) :: periodisk
peripatetic {n} (Aristotelian) SEE: Aristotelian ::
peripheral nervous system {n} (part of the nervous system which is not the central nervous system) :: det perifere nervesystem
periphery {n} (outside boundary, parts or surface) :: periferi, udkant
periscope {n} (viewing device) :: periskop {n}
peristalsis {n} (rhythmic contraction of the digestive tract) :: peristaltik
perjure {v} (knowingly make a false statement of witness) :: mened
perjury {n} (deliberate giving of false or misleading testimony under oath) :: mened {c}, falsk forklaring {c}
permanent {n} (hair treatment) :: permanent {c}
permanent residency {n} (visa status) :: permanent opholdstilladelse {c}
permanent wave {n} (series of waves in the hair) SEE: permanent ::
permanganate {n} (salt of permanganic acid) :: permanganat
permanganate {n} (potassium permanganate) :: kaliumpermanganat
per mille {n} (permille) SEE: permille ::
permille {n} (per thousand) :: promille {c}
permission {n} (authorisation) :: tilladelse {c}
permit {v} (allow (something) to happen) :: tillade
permittivity {n} (property of a dielectric medium) :: permittivitet {c}
pern {n} (honey buzzard) SEE: honey buzzard ::
peroxide {n} (hydrogen peroxide) SEE: hydrogen peroxide ::
perpetrate {v} (to be guilty of, or responsible for; to commit) :: begå
perpetrator {n} (one who perpetrates) :: gerningsmand {c}
perpetual {adj} (lasting forever) :: evig
perpetual {adj} (continuing uninterrupted) :: vedvarende, permanent
perpetual {adj} (flowering throughout the growing season) :: stedsegrøn [used with green plants; literally "ever green"]
perpetual motion machine {n} (hypothetical device) :: evighedsmaskine {c}
per se {adv} (by itself) :: i sig selv, som sådan, per se
Persephone {prop} (Greek goddess) :: Persefone
Persia {prop} (Iran) SEE: Iran ::
Persia {prop} (region of ancient Iran) :: Persien
Persian {prop} (the Persian language) :: persisk
Persian {n} (person from Persia) :: perser {c}
Persian {n} (Persian cat) :: perser {c}, angorakat {c}
Persian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Persia) :: persisk
Persian {adj} (of or pertaining to the Persian people) :: persisk
Persian {adj} (of or pertaining to the Persian language) :: persisk
Persian Gulf {prop} (gulf between Iran and the Arabian peninsula) :: Persiske Bugt
persimmon {n} (fruit) :: kaki
persnickety {adj} (Obsessive about mundane details, demanding for precision) :: pernittengrynet
person {n} (individual) :: person {c}
person {n} (specifically a human being, see also: human; human being; man) :: person {c}
person {n} (the physical body seen as distinct from the mind) :: legeme {n}
person {n} (any individual or formal organization with standing before the courts) :: person {c}
person {n} (linguistic category) :: person {c}
personal {adj} (of or pertaining to a particular person) :: personlig
personal computer {n} (small computer for use by one person at a time, see also: PC) :: personlig computer {c}
personality {n} (set of qualities that make a person distinct from other people) :: personlighed {c}
personality {n} (assumed role or manner of behavior) :: skikkelse {c}
personality {n} (celebrity) :: personlighed {c}
personality {n} (charisma) :: personlighed {c}, karisma {c}
personal pronoun {n} (part of speech) :: personligt pronomen {n}, personligt stedord {n}
persona non grata {n} (a person who is not welcome) :: persona non grata
personification {n} (person, thing or name typifying a certain quality or idea) :: personificering {c}
personification {n} (literary device) :: personificering {c}
personification {n} (artistic representation of an abstract quality as a human) :: personificering {c}
perspective {n} (view, vista or outlook) :: udsigt {c}, perspektiv {n}
perspective {adj} (of, in or relating to perspective) :: perspektivisk
perspicacious {adj} (showing keen insight) :: klarsynet
perspicacity {n} (Acute discernment or understanding; insight) :: skarpsindighed
perspiration {n} (sweat) SEE: sweat ::
perspire {v} (sweat) SEE: sweat ::
persuade {v} (convince) :: overbevise
pertussis {n} (whooping cough) SEE: whooping cough ::
Peru {prop} (country in South America) :: Peru
pervasive {adj} (manifested throughout) :: gennemtrængende
pervert {n} (sexually perverted person) :: perverst menneske
pest {n} (annoying creature) :: skadedyr
pest {n} (annoying person) :: plage, plageånd, pestilens
pesto {n} (an Italian sauce especially for pasta) :: pesto {c}
pet {n} (an animal kept as a companion) :: kæledyr {n}
pet {v} (fondle (an animal)) :: kæle
pet {v} (fondle (another person) amorously) :: kæle
peta- {prefix} (SI prefix) :: peta-
petameter {n} (SI unit of length equal to 1015 meters) :: petameter {c}
Peter {prop} (male given name) :: Peter, Peder, Per
Peter {prop} (the Apostle) :: Peter
Peter {prop} (one of the epistles of Peter) :: Petersbrev,
Peterson {prop} (surname meaning "son of Peter") :: Pedersen, Petersen
petite bourgeoisie {n} (petite bourgeoisie) :: småborgerskab {n}
petit mal {n} (form of epilepsy) :: petit mal {n}, absence {c}
pet name {n} (name of endearment) :: kælenavn {n}
Petrarchan sonnet {n} (type of sonnet) :: italienske sonet {c}
petrel {n} (Procellariiformes) :: stormfugl {c}
Petri dish {n} (dish used to culture bacteria) :: petriskål {c}
petrify {v} (to harden organic matter by depositing dissolved minerals) :: forstene
petrify {v} (to produce rigidity akin to stone) :: forstene
petrify {v} (to immobilize with fright) :: forstene
petroglyph {n} (a rock carving, especially one made in prehistoric times) :: helleristning {c}
Petrograd {prop} (city) :: Petrograd
petrol {n} (gasoline) SEE: gasoline ::
petroleum {n} (oil) SEE: oil ::
petrology {n} (the study of rock) :: petrologi {c}
petrol station {n} (gas station) SEE: gas station ::
pet shop {n} (shop) :: dyrehandel {c}, dyreforretning {c}
pettifogger {n} (Someone who quibbles) :: ordkløver {c}
petty {adj} (little, trifling, or inconsiderable, as a petty fault) :: ubetydelig
pew {n} (long bench in a church) :: kirkebænk {c}, kirkestol {c}
pewter {n} (alloy of tin, copper and antimony) :: tin
pewter {n} (items made of pewter) :: tintøj
pewterer {n} (a manufacturer of pewterware) :: kandestøber {c}
Phaistos {prop} (ancient Minoan city in southern Crete) :: Phaistos {m}
phalange {n} (phalanx) SEE: phalanx ::
phalanx {n} (ancient Greek military unit) :: falanks {c}
phalanx {n} (finger or toe bone) :: falanks {c}
phallic {adj} (having to do with the penis) :: fallisk
phallus {n} (penis) SEE: penis ::
phantom {n} (something having no physical reality) :: fantom {c}
Phantom {prop} (comic and its main character) :: Fantomet
pharaoh {n} (supreme ruler of ancient Egypt) :: farao {c}
Pharisee {n} (member of an ancient Jewish political party, social movement, etc) :: farisæer {c}
pharmaceutics {n} (pharmacy) SEE: pharmacy ::
pharmacist {n} (professional who dispenses prescription drugs) :: apoteker {c}, farmaceut {c}, farmakonom {c}
pharmacy {n} (a place where prescription drugs are dispensed) :: apotek {n}
Pharmageddon {prop} (Pharmageddon) :: Pharmageddon
pharynx {n} (part of alimentary canal) :: svælg {n}
pheasant {n} (bird of family Phasianidae, often hunted for food) :: fasan
phenomenon {n} (observable fact or occurrence) :: fænomen {n}, foreteelse {c}
phenylalanine {n} (amino acid; C9H11NO2) :: fenylalanin
pheromone {n} (chemical) :: feromon {n}
philander {n} (lover) SEE: lover ::
philanthropist {n} (person who loves mankind) :: filantrop {c}
philatelic {adj} (relating to stamp collecting) :: filatelistisk
philatelist {n} (a person who studies stamps) :: frimærkesamler, filatelist {c}
philately {n} (stamp collecting) :: filateli
philately {n} (the study of postage stamps, postal routes, postal history, etc.) :: filateli
-phile {suffix} (Forming nouns and adjectives denoting "friend") :: -fil
Philemon {prop} (book of the Bible) :: Filemon, Paulus' Brev til Filemon
Philemon {prop} (Male given name) :: Filemon
philia {n} (friendship) SEE: friendship ::
Philip {prop} (biblical persons) :: Filip
Philip {prop} (male given name) :: Filip
Philippa {prop} (female given name) :: Filippa
Philippians {prop} (book of the Bible) :: Filipperbrevet {n} [definite form]
Philippine {adj} (Filipino) SEE: Filipino ::
Philippine eagle {n} (species of eagle endemic to the Philippines) :: abeørn
Philippines {prop} (Republic of the Philippines) :: Filippinerne
philistine {n} (Philistine) SEE: Philistine ::
Philistine {n} (person from Philistia) :: filister
Philistine {n} (person lacking appreciation of culture) :: spidsborger
philology {n} (historical linguistics) :: filologi
philosopher's stone {n} (philosopher's stone) :: de vises sten
philosophy {n} (academic discipline) :: filosofi {c}
philosophy of science {n} (study of the assumptions, foundations, and implications of science) :: videnskabsfilosofi {c}
philtrum {n} (shallow groove running down the centre of the outer surface of the upper lip) :: philtrum {n}
Phineas {prop} (biblical character) SEE: Phinehas ::
Phinehas {prop} (biblical character) :: Pinehas
phlegmatic {adj} (not easily excited to action) :: flegmatisk
phlogosis {n} (phlogosis) :: phlogose
Phnom Penh {prop} (Capital city of Cambodia) :: Phnom Penh
-phobe {suffix} (used to form nouns denoting a person having a fear of a specific thing) :: -fob {c}
-phobe {suffix} (used to form nouns denoting a person who hates or despises a specific thing) :: -fob {c}
-phobia {suffix} (used to form nouns meaning fear) :: -fobi
-phobia {suffix} (used to form nouns meaning hate) :: -fobi
phobia {n} (irrational or obsessive fear or anxiety) :: fobi {c}
Phoebe {prop} (given name) :: Føbe
Phoenicia {prop} (land of the Phoenicians) :: Fønikien
phoenix {n} (mythological bird) :: føniks {c}
Phoenix {prop} (mythical firebird) :: Føniks {c}
Phoenix {prop} (constellation) :: Føniks
Phoenix {prop} (capital city of Arizona, United States) :: Phoenix
phone {v} (to call (someone) on the telephone) :: ringe
phone {n} (telephone) SEE: telephone ::
phone book {n} (telephone directory) SEE: telephone directory ::
phonebook {n} (telephone directory) SEE: telephone directory ::
phone booth {n} (telephone booth) SEE: telephone booth ::
phoneme {n} (indivisible unit of sound) :: fonem {n}
phone sex {n} (An erotic or sexual telephone conversation between two or more people) :: telefonsex
phonetic alphabet {n} (writing system) :: fonetisk alfabet
phonetic alphabet {n} (list of standard words) :: fonetisk alfabet
phonetics {n} (study of speech sounds and their representation by written symbols) :: fonetik {c}
phonograph {n} (archaic record player) SEE: gramophone ::
phonology {n} (subfield of linguistics concerned with the way sounds function in languages) :: fonologi {c}
phospholipid {n} (lipid consisting of a diglyceride combined with a phosphate group) :: fosfolipid {n}
phosphoric {adj} (pertaining to phosphorus) :: fosforholdig
phosphoric {adj} (resembling phosphorus) :: fosforlignende
phosphorous {adj} (of or pertaining to phosphorus) :: fosforholdig
phosphorous {adj} (resembling phosphorus) :: fosforlignende
phosphorous {adj} (of, relating to or containing trivalent phosphorus) :: fosforsyrlig
phosphorus {n} (element) :: fosfor {n}
photo {n} (photograph) :: foto, fotografi {n}, billede {n}
photochemical reaction {n} (chemical reaction) :: fotokemisk reaktion
photocopier {n} (machine which reproduces documents by photographing the original over a glass plate and printing duplicates) :: kopimaskine {c}, fotokopimaskine {c}
photocopy {n} (copy made using a photocopier) :: fotokopi
photocopy {v} (to make a copy using a photocopier) :: fotokopiere
photogenic {adj} (looking good when photographed) :: fotogen
photograph {n} (picture) :: fotografi {n}
photograph {v} (to take a photograph) :: fotografere
photographer {n} (one who takes photographs) :: fotograf {c}
photography {n} (art and technology of producing images on photosensitive surfaces) :: fotografi
photon {n} (quantum of light) :: foton {c}
photoshop {v} (to digitally edit a picture) :: fotomanipulere, photoshoppe
photosynthesis {n} (biological process) :: fotosyntese {c}
phrase {n} (short written or spoken expression) :: frase {c}, udtryk {n}
phrase book {n} (book of everyday expressions and vocabulary) :: parlør {m}
phrasebook {n} (book used to learn foreign language) SEE: phrase book ::
phraseology {n} (phrasebook) SEE: phrase book ::
phraseology {n} :: fraseologi
Phrygia {prop} (ancient kingdom) :: Frygien
phyllo {n} (type of dough) :: filo
phylum {n} ((biology, taxonomy) A rank in the classification of organisms, below kingdom and above class) :: række {c}
physical {adj} (having to do with the body) :: fysisk
physical culture {n} (bodybuilding) SEE: bodybuilding ::
physical education {n} (curriculum component) :: idræt
physicist {n} (person whose occupation specializes in the science of physics) :: fysiker {c}
physics {n} (branch of science) :: fysik {c}
physiognomy {n} (art or pseudoscience of deducing the character or personality from the bodily appearance) :: fysiognomi {c}, åsynskundskab {c}
pianist {n} (piano player) :: pianist
piano {n} (a keyboard musical instrument) :: klaver {n}
Picardy {prop} (region of France) :: Pikardiet
piccolo {n} (musical instrument) :: piccolofløjte {c}
pick {v} (to pick) SEE: choose ::
pick {v} (to grasp and pull with fingers) :: plukke
pick {n} (music: plectrum) SEE: plectrum ::
pick one's nose {v} (insert a finger into one's nostril) :: pille næse
pickpocket {n} (one who steals from the pocket of a passerby) :: lommetyv {c}
pick up {v} (to lift; to grasp and raise) :: samle, tage
pick-up line {n} (Vocal introduction intended to garner sexual interest from a stranger) :: scorereplik
picnic {n} (a meal eaten outdoors) :: picnic
picnic {n} (social gathering) :: skovtur {c}
pico- {prefix} (In the International System of Units and other metric systems of units, multiplying the unit to which it is attached by 10−12) :: pico-, piko-
pictogram {n} (picture that represents a word or an idea) :: piktogram {n}
picture {n} (representation of visible reality produced by drawing, etc) :: billede {n}
picture {n} (photograph) :: billede {n}, foto {n}, fotografi {n}
picture {n} (painting) SEE: painting ::
picture book {n} (a book for young children with illustrations) :: billedbog {c}
picture dictionary {n} (dictionary with pictures) :: billedordbog
picturesque {adj} (resembling a picture or painting) :: pittoresk, malerisk
pie {n} (type of pastry) :: tærte {c}
pie {n} (pizza) SEE: pizza ::
piece {n} (part of a larger whole) :: stykke {n}, del {c}
piece {n} (single item belonging to a class of similar items) :: stykke {n}
piece {n} (object played in a board game) :: brik {c}
piece {n} (small coin) :: mønt {c}, møntstykke {n}
piece {n} (artistic creation) :: stykke {n}
piece of furniture {n} (item of furniture) :: møbel {n}
pie in the sky {n} (fanciful notion) :: luftkastel {n}, luftsteg og vindfrikadeller
pier {n} (raised platform built from the shore out over water) :: mole {c}
pierogi {n} (dumpling) :: pirog
pig {n} (mammal of genus Sus) :: svin {n}, gris {c}
pig {n} (piglet) SEE: piglet ::
pig {n} (pork) SEE: pork ::
pigeon {n} (bird of the pigeon and dove family Columbidae) :: due {c}
pigeon racing {n} (pigeon racing, the sport of racing pigeons) :: duesport {c}, brevduesport {c}
piggy bank {n} (a small container to store small saved coins in) :: sparegris {c}
piglet {n} (young pig) :: pattegris
pigling {n} (piglet) SEE: piglet ::
pigpen {n} (pigsty) SEE: pigsty ::
pigpen {n} (something extremely dirty) :: svinesti {c}
pigsty {n} (enclosure where pigs are kept) :: svinesti {c}
pigsty {n} (dirty or very untidy place) :: svinesti {c}
pike {n} (weapon) :: pike {c}
pike {n} (any fish of the genus Esox) :: gedde {c}
pike-perch {n} (zander) SEE: zander ::
pile {n} (funeral pile) SEE: pyre ::
pilgrim {n} (traveler, especially to religious sites) :: pilgrim {c}
pill {n} (small object for swallowing) :: pille {c}, tablet {c}
pill {n} (the pill - functions as a contraceptive) :: pille {c}
pillory {n} (a framework on a post used as a means of punishment and humiliation) :: gabestok {c}
pillory {v} (put someone in a pillory) :: sætte i gabestokken
pillow {n} (soft cushion used to support the head in bed) :: hovedpude {c}
pillow case {n} (sheet for covering a pillow) :: pudebetræk {n}, pudevår {n}
pillowcase {n} (cover for pillows) SEE: pillow case ::
pillow fight {n} (a play fight that involves hitting others with pillows) :: pudekamp {c}
pillowslip {n} (pillow case) SEE: pillow case ::
pilot {n} (controller of aircraft) :: pilot
pilot whale {n} (either of two species of whale) :: grindehval {c}
Pilsen {prop} (city in the Czech Republic) :: Plzeň
pilsner {n} (pale, light beer) :: pilsner {c}
pimp {n} (prostitution solicitor) :: alfons
pimple {n} (inflamed spot on the surface of the skin) :: filipens, bums {c}
pin {n} (needle without an eye, used for fastening) :: knappenål
pin {n} (jewellery attached with a pin) SEE: brooch ::
pinch {v} (to squeeze a small amount of skin) :: knibe, nappe, nive, klemme
pinch {v} (to steal) :: hugge, negle, nuppe
pinch {v} (to arrest or capture) :: snuppe, tage
pinch {n} (action of squeezing a small amount of skin) :: knib {n}, nap {n}, niv {n}
pinch {n} (small amount of powder) :: drys {n}
pine {n} (tree of the genus Pinus) :: fyr
pine {n} (tree which resembles pine in some respect) :: grantræ
pineapple {n} (plant) :: ananas {c}
pineapple {n} (fruit) :: ananas
pinecone {n} (seed-bearing cone of a pine tree) :: fyrrekogle {c}
pine nut {n} (edible seeds of evergreen pine) :: pinjekerne {c}
pinenut {n} (edible seeds of evergreen pine) :: pinjekerne {c}
pine tree {n} (pine) SEE: pine ::
ping pong {n} (table tennis) SEE: table tennis ::
pink {n} (pale red colour) :: lyserød
pink {adj} (colored/coloured between red and white) :: lyserød
pinkie {n} (little finger) SEE: little finger ::
pinky {n} (little finger) SEE: little finger ::
Pinocchio {prop} (protagonist) :: Pinocchio {c}
Pinocchio {prop} (fairy tale) :: Pinocchio {c}
pintail {n} (Anas acuta) SEE: northern pintail ::
piñon {n} (pine nut) SEE: pine nut ::
pioneering {adj} (involving new ideas or methods) :: banebrydende
pious {adj} (of or pertaining to piety) :: ydmyg, from
pip {n} (seed) :: kerne {c} [apples, orange, pomegranate], sten {c} [peach, avocado]
pipe {n} (hollow tube) :: rør {n}
pipe {n} (smoking tool) SEE: tobacco pipe ::
pipe cleaner {n} (wire which is used to clean small crevices) :: piberenser {c}
pipe dream {n} (near impossibility) :: ønskedrøm {c}, luftkastel {n}
pipes of Pan {n} (panpipes) SEE: panpipes ::
pipit {n} (passerine bird from the genus Anthus) :: piber {c}
piracy {n} (robbery at sea) :: pirateri {n}, sørøveri {n}
piracy {n} (hijacking) :: kapring {c}
piracy {n} (unauthorized duplication) :: piratkopiering {c}
piranha {n} (South American fish) :: piratfisk {c}
pirate {n} (one who plunders at sea) :: sørøver {c}, pirat {c}
pirate {n} (one who breaks intellectual property laws) :: pirat {c}
pirate {v} (make and/or sell an illegal copy) :: piratkopiere
pirouette {n} (whirling or turning on the toes) :: piruet {c}
pirouette {n} (the whirling about of a horse) :: piruet {c}
piscatory {adj} (of, about, or pertaining to the act of fishing) :: [compounds] fiske-
Pisces {prop} (constellation) :: Fiskene
Pisces {prop} (astrological sign) :: Fiskene
Pisces {n} (Someone with a Pisces star sign) :: fisk {c}
Pisidia {prop} (region) :: Pisidien
pismire {n} (ant) SEE: ant ::
piss {n} (urine) :: pis
pisser {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet ::
pisser {n} (vulgar slang for toilet) SEE: shitter ::
pistachio {n} (fruit) :: pistacie
pistol {n} (handgun) :: pistol {c}
pit {n} (mine) SEE: mine ::
pit {n} (armpit) SEE: armpit ::
pitch-black {adj} (of the blackest black) :: kulsort, begsort
pitchfork {n} (farm tool with tines) :: høtyv {c}, fork {c}
pitfall {n} (potential problem, hazard, or danger) :: faldgrube {c}, fælde {c}
pith {n} (spinal cord; marrow) SEE: spinal cord ::
pixel {n} (one of the tiny dots that make up the representation of an image in a computer's memory) :: pixel
pizza {n} (baked Italian dish) :: pizza {c}
pizza parlor {n} (pizzeria) SEE: pizzeria ::
pizzeria {n} (outlet that primarily sells pizza) :: pizzeria {n}
place {n} (location, position) :: sted {n}
placename {n} (the name of a place) :: stednavn {n}
placenta {n} (anatomy: placenta) :: moderkage {c}
place of worship {n} (place where people can practise their faith) :: gudshus {n}
plagiarism {n} (copying of someone's ideas) :: plagiat {n}
plague {n} (specific disease "the Plague") :: pest {c}
plague {n} (widespread affliction, calamity) :: plage {c}, pestilens {c}
plain {adj} (of just one colour) :: ensfarvet
plain {n} (an expanse of land with relatively low relief) :: slette {c}
Planck's constant {n} (constant) :: Plancks konstant
plane {adj} (of a surface: flat or level.) :: plan
plane {n} (math: flat surface extending infinitely in all directions) :: plan {c}
plane {n} (level of existence) :: plan {n}
plane {n} (a tool) :: høvl {c}
plane {v} (to smooth with a plane) :: høvle
plane {n} (airplane) :: flyver {c}
plane {n} (deciduous tree) :: platan {c}
planet {n} (each of the seven major bodies which move relative to the fixed stars in the night sky) :: planet {c}
planet {n} (rocky or gaseous spherical bodies orbiting the Sun) :: planet {c}
planet {n} (similar body in orbit around a star) :: planet {c}
planetary nebula {n} (nebulosity) :: planetarisk tåge {c}
planetree {n} (plane) SEE: plane ::
planned obsolescence {n} (policy) :: planlagt forældelse
plant {n} (organism capable of photosynthesis) :: plante {c}
plant {n} (a small or herbaceous organism, rather than a tree) :: plante {c}
plant {n} (organism of the kingdom Plantae) :: plante {c}, vækst {c}
plant {n} (ecology: multicellular eukaryote that includes chloroplasts in its cells) :: plante {c}, vækst {c}
plant {v} (place in soil or other substrate in order that it may live and grow) :: , plante
plant {v} (to place (an object, or sometimes a person), often with the implication of intending deceit) :: placere, plante
plant {v} (to place or set something firmly or with conviction) :: plante
plant {n} (factory) SEE: factory ::
plantain {n} (small plant) :: vejbred {c}
plantation {n} (large farm) :: plantage {c}
plasma membrane {n} (cell membrane) SEE: cell membrane ::
plaster {n} (healing paste) :: salve {c}
plaster {n} (mixture for coating) :: puds {n}, gips {c}
plaster {n} (cast) :: gips {c}
plaster {v} (to cover with plaster) :: pudse, kalke, gipse
plaster {v} (to cover up, as with plaster) :: klistre, overklistre
plaster {n} (plaster of Paris) SEE: plaster of Paris ::
plaster cast {n} (healing aid) :: gipsbandage {c}
plaster of Paris {n} (hemihydrate of calcium sulfate) :: gips {c}
plastic {n} (synthetic thermoplastic polymer) :: plast {c}
plate {n} (Cockney rhyming slang: foot) SEE: foot ::
plate {n} (flat dish) :: tallerken
plate {n} (prize given to the winner in a contest) SEE: prize ::
platelet {n} (particle found in the blood of mammals) :: blodplade {c}
platform {n} :: perron {c}
platform game {n} (A video game characterized by jumping to and from suspended platforms or over obstacles) :: platformspil {n}
plating {n} (philately) :: pladning
platinum {n} (metal) :: platin {n}
platonic love {n} (intimate but non-sexual affection) :: platonisk kærlighed
platoon {n} (unit of 30-40 soldiers) :: deling {c}
platter {n} (a tray for serving food) :: fad {n}
platter {n} (part of a turntable on which a gramophone record rests) :: pladetallerken {c}, tallerken {c}
platypus {n} (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) :: næbdyr {n}
play {v} (act in a manner such that one has fun) :: lege
play {n} (playful activity) :: leg, spil
play {n} (theatrical performance) :: stykke, spil, skuespil {n}
player {n} (who plays any game) :: spiller {c}
player {n} (dramatic actor) :: skuespiller {c}
player {n} (who plays on a musical instrument) :: spillemand {c}, musiker {c}
player {n} (gambler) :: spiller {c}
playground {n} (large open space to play on, usually for children) :: legeplads {c}, åbent område {n}
playground {n} (small area for children) :: legeplads {c}, sandkasse {c}
playground {n} (space to do what one pleases) :: tumleplads {c}, sandkasse {c}
play house {n} (toy house for children to play in) SEE: Wendy house ::
play house {n} (toy house for dolls) SEE: doll's house ::
playhouse {n} (venue for performing plays) SEE: theater ::
playing card {n} (one of usually 52 rectangular pieces of card) :: spillekort {n}
play truant {v} (to be absent from school without permission) :: skulke, pjække
play with fire {v} (put oneself in a precarious situation) :: lege med ilden
playwright {n} (writer of plays for the theatre) :: dramatiker {c}
playwriter {n} (playwright) SEE: playwright ::
plaza {n} (a towns' public square) :: torv {n}
pleasant {adj} (giving pleasure; pleasing in manner) :: behagelig, rar
pleasantry {n} (courteous remark) :: elskværdighed {c}
please {adv} (interjection to make a polite request) :: vær så venlig, tak
please pass the salt {phrase} (please pass the salt) :: må jeg bede om saltet
please repeat after me {phrase} (phrase) :: gentag efter mig
please speak more slowly {phrase} (please speak more slowly) :: har du mulighed for at tale lidt langsommere?, tal langsommere [informal]
please turn left {phrase} (please turn left) :: drej venligst venstre
please turn right {phrase} (please turn right) :: drej venligst højre
plebiscite {n} (A referendum, especially one that concerns changes in sovereignty) :: folkeafstemning {c}
plectrum {n} (music: small piece for plucking strings) :: plekter
Pleiades {prop} (Greek mythology) :: Plejaderne
Pleiades {prop} (astronomy) :: Plejaderne
pleiochasium {n} (inflorescence with several buds) :: flerarmet kvast
pleonasm {n} (phrase involving pleonasm) :: pleonasme {c}, dobbeltkonfekt {c}
plethora {n} (excess, abundance) :: overflod {c}
pliers {n} (gripping tool which multiplies the strength of the user's hand) :: tang
plod {v} (to walk slowly) :: traske
plop {n} (A sound or action like liquid hitting a hard surface) :: dryp
plop {v} (Sounding of liquid) :: dryppe
plop {v} (Heavy landing) :: plumpe
plosive {n} (consonant) :: lukkelyd {c}, klusil {c}
plough {n} (device pulled through the ground) :: plov {c}
plough {v} (to use a plough on to prepare for planting) :: pløje
plough {v} (to use a plough) :: pløje
Plough {prop} (Big Dipper) SEE: Big Dipper ::
plow {n} (plough) SEE: plough ::
plow {v} (plough) SEE: plough ::
pluck {v} (to pull something sharply; to pull something out) :: plukke
plum {n} (the fruit) :: blomme
plum {n} (the tree) :: blomme, blommetræ
plum {n} (the colour) :: blommefarve
plum {n} (a desirable thing) :: lækkerbisken {c}
plum {adj} (colour) :: blommefarvet
plum {n} (raisin) SEE: raisin ::
plumage {n} (feathers) :: fjerdragt {c}
plumber {n} (one who fits, etc, pipes for water, gas or drainage) :: blikkenslager {c}
plum tree {n} (tree that bears plums) SEE: plum ::
plus {conj} (arithmetic: sum) :: og, plus
plus {conj} (in addition to) :: og, plus
Pluto {prop} (god) :: Pluto
Pluto {prop} (Kuiper belt object - a dwarf planet) :: Pluto
plutocracy {n} (government by the wealthy) :: plutokrati {n}, rigmandsvælde {c}
plutonium {n} (chemical element) :: plutonium {n}
plywood {n} (construction material) :: krydsfiner {m}
pneumatic drill {n} (pneumatic drill) SEE: jackhammer ::
pneumonia {n} (inflammation of the lungs) :: lungebetændelse {c}
poacher {n} (a person who trespasses in order to take game illegally) :: krybskytte {c}
pocket {n} (bag stitched to an item of clothing) :: lomme {c}
pocket flask {n} (pocket-size container for alcoholic beverages) SEE: hip flask ::
pocket money {n} (money given to a child) :: lommepenge {c-p}
pod {n} (seed case) :: bælg {c}
pod {n} (small vehicle) :: kapsel {c}
Podgorica {prop} (capital city of Montenegro) :: Podgorica
Podolia {prop} :: Podolien
poem {n} (literary piece written in verse) :: digt {n}
poem {n} (piece of writing in the tradition of poetry) :: digt {n}
poem {n} (piece of poetic writing) :: digt {n}
poet {n} (person who writes poems) :: digter {c}
poetry {n} (class of literature) :: poesi {c}, digtekunst {c}, lyrik {c}, digtning {c}
poet's daffodil {n} (species of daffodil) :: pinselilje {c}
poignant {adj} (sharp-pointed; keen) :: spids
poignant {adj} (incisive; penetrating) :: spydig
poignant {adj} (neat; eloquent; applicable; relevant) :: træffende
poignant {adj} (piercing) :: spiddende
poinsettia {n} (plant) :: julestjerne {c}
point {n} (particular moment in an event or occurrence) :: tidspunkt {n}
point {n} (opinion which adds to the discussion) :: pointe {c}
point {n} (geometry: zero-dimensional object) :: punkt {n}
point {n} (full stop) :: punktum {n}
point {n} (unit of scoring in a game or competition) :: point {n}
point {n} (arithmetic: decimal point (note: many languages use a comma (',') rather than a dot as a decimal point, and hence the translations into these languages reflect this.)) :: komma {n}
point {v} (to extend finger) :: pege
pointer {n} (advice) SEE: advice ::
point in time {n} (moment) :: tidspunkt {n}
point-set topology {n} (field of topology) :: punktmængdetopologi {c}
poison {n} (substance harmful to a living organism) :: gift
poison {v} (to use poison to kill or paralyse) :: forgifte
poison hemlock {n} (poisonous plant) SEE: hemlock ::
poisoning {n} (administration of a poison) :: forgiftning {c}
poisonous {adj} (containing sufficient poison to be dangerous) :: giftig
poke {n} (pokeweed) SEE: pokeweed ::
poke {n} (ice cream cone) SEE: ice cream cone ::
poker face {n} (impassive facial expression preventing determining whether one's actions in the game are the result of a quality hand or of bluffing) :: pokeransigt {n}, pokerfjæs {n}
poker face {n} (any similar expression preventing giving away one's motives etc.) :: pokeransigt {n}, pokerfjæs {n}
pokeweed {n} (Phytolacca americana) :: kermesbær {c}
Poland {prop} (European country) :: Polen
polar bear {n} (Ursus maritimus) :: isbjørn {c}
polar circle {n} (either of the two parallels of the Earth) :: polarcirkel {c}
polar cod {n} (Boreogadus saida) :: polartorsk
Polaris {prop} (star) :: Polarstjernen
polder {n} (area of ground reclaimed from a sea or lake by means of dikes) :: kog {c}
pole {n} (long and slender object) :: pæl {c}
pole {n} (extreme of an axis) :: pol
pole {n} (magnetic point) :: pol
Pole {n} (person from Poland) :: polak {c}
polecat {n} (Mustela putorius) :: ilder {c}
polemic {n} (argument or controversy) :: polemik {c}
pole vault {n} (jumping event where an athlete vaults over a high bar with the aid of a pole) :: stangspring {n}
police {n} (an organisation that enforces the law) :: politi {n}
policeman {n} (a member of a police force) :: politimand {m}
police officer {n} (an officer in a law enforcement agency) :: politibetjent {c}, politimand {m}, politikvinde {f}
police state {n} (nation whose government controls people by police) :: politistat {c}
police station {n} (building of police force) :: politistation {c}
policewoman {n} (a female police officer) :: politikvinde {f}
policy {n} (principle of conduct) :: politik {c}
policy {n} (law: insurance) SEE: insurance ::
policymaker {n} (one involved in the formulation of policies) :: beslutningstager {c}
polish {n} (substance used to polish) :: pudsecreme {c}, politur {c}
polish {n} (cleanliness; smoothness; shininess) :: glans {c}, glathed {c}
polish {n} (cleanliness in performance or presentation) :: elegance {c}, forfinelse {c}
polish {v} (make a surface smooth or shiny) :: polere, blanke, pudse (make shiny), glatte (make smooth)
polish {v} (to refine; improve imperfections from) :: forfine, pudse af
Polish {adj} (of Poland or its language) :: polsk
Polish {prop} (the language of Poland) :: polsk
polite {adj} (well-mannered) :: høflig
political {adj} (concerning or relating to politics) :: politisk
politically correct {adj} (avoiding offense, selectively) :: politisk korrekt
political machine {n} (political organization) :: politisk maskine {c}
political party {n} (political organization) :: parti {n}
political prisoner {n} (person) :: politisk fange
political science {n} (study of politics) :: politologi {c}
political scientist {n} (political science expert) :: politolog
politician {n} (one engaged in politics) :: politiker {c}
politics {n} (a methodology and activities associated with running a government) :: politik {c}
politology {n} (political science) SEE: political science ::
poll tax {n} (uniform tax per individual) :: kopskat {c} [historical]
pollution {n} (the contamination of the environment by harmful substances) :: forurening {c}
pollution {n} (something that pollutes; pollutant) :: forurening {c}
polonium {n} (chemical element) :: polonium {n}
Poltava {prop} (city) :: Poltava
poltroon {n} (an ignoble or arrant coward) :: kryster {c}, kujon {c}
poly- {prefix} (many) :: poly-
polyamory {n} (practices involving relationships with multiple partners) :: polyamory
polyethene {n} (polyethylene) SEE: polyethylene ::
polyethylene {n} (polyethylene) :: polyætylen {c} {n}
polygon {n} (plane figure bounded by straight edges) :: polygon
polyhedron {n} (geometry: solid figure) :: polyeder {n}
Polyhymnia {prop} (muse of sacred music) :: Polyhymnia
Polynesia {prop} (part of Oceania) :: Polynesien {p}
polynomial {n} (algebraic expression) :: polynomium {n}
polysynthetic {adj} (polysynthetic) :: polysyntetisk
polytheism {n} (belief in the existence of many gods) :: polyteisme
polytheistic {adj} (of or relating to polytheism) :: polyteistisk
polythene {n} (polyethylene) SEE: polyethylene ::
polyunsaturated {adj} (relating to long chain organic compounds) :: flerumættet
pomegranate {n} (shrub/tree) :: granatæble {n}
pomegranate {n} (fruit) :: granatæble {n}
pomelo {n} (grapefruit) SEE: grapefruit ::
pomelo {n} (large fruit of the C. maxima or grandis) :: pomelo, pompelmus
Pomerania {prop} (region of Europe on the southern shores of the Baltic Sea) :: Pommern
Pomerelia {prop} (historical region in Pomerania) :: Pommerellen
ponce {n} (pimp) SEE: pimp ::
pond {n} (small lake) :: dam {c}
ponderous {adj} (dense) SEE: dense ::
pond-skater {n} (any of various predatory insects) SEE: water strider ::
pony {n} (small horse) :: pony {c}
ponytail {n} (hairstyle) :: hestehale {c}
pooch {n} (slang: dog) :: hund {c}
poodle {n} (any of various breeds of poodle) :: puddel {c}, puddelhund {c}
poof {n} (The product of flatulence.) :: prut
Pooh {prop} (short for Winnie the Pooh) :: Plys
pool {n} (swimming pool) SEE: swimming pool ::
poop {n} (stern) SEE: stern ::
poor {adj} (with no possessions or money) :: fattig
poor {adj} (to be pitied) :: stakkels
poor as a church mouse {adj} (very poor) :: fattig som en kirkerotte
poorly {adj} (ill) SEE: ill ::
pop {v} (to hit) SEE: hit ::
popcorn {n} (a snack food made from corn kernels popped by dry heating) :: popcorn
pope {n} (head of the Roman Catholic Church) :: pave {c}
Popemobile {n} (any of various vehicles with bulletproof glass sides used to transport the Pope) :: pavemobil {c}
popinjay {n} (Picus viridis) SEE: green woodpecker ::
popinjay {n} (parrot) SEE: parrot ::
poplar {n} (any of various deciduous trees of the genus Populus) :: poppel {c}, poppeltræ {n}
poplit {n} (fossa at the back of the knee joint) :: knæhase {c}
popliteal fossa {n} (shallow depression located at the back of the knee joint) SEE: poplit ::
poppy {n} (plant) :: valmue {c}
poppyseed {n} (the seed of the poppy) :: birkes {n}
pop the question {v} (pop the question) :: kom med spørgsmålet
populace {n} (inhabitants of a nation) SEE: population ::
popular {adj} (of or pertaining to the common people) :: folkelig
popular {adj} (liked by many people) :: populær
popular opinion {n} (public opinion) SEE: public opinion ::
popular science {n} (interpretation of science) :: populærvidenskab {c}
popular science {n} (of, or having to do with popular science) :: populærvidenskabelig
populate {v} (to live in) :: befolke
population {n} (all people living within a political or geographical boundary) :: befolkning {c}
populism {n} (a political doctrine or philosophy) :: populisme {c}
populist {n} (person who advocates populism) :: populist {c}
populist {n} (politician who advocates policies just because they are popular) :: populist {c}
porbeagle {n} (Lamna nasus) :: sildehaj {c}
porcelain {n} (hard, white, translucent ceramic) :: porcelæn {n}
porcelain {n} (anything manufactured from this material) :: porcelæn
porcini {n} (mushroom, Boletus edulis) :: Karl Johan svamp {c}
porcupine {n} (large rodent) :: hulepindsvin {n}
pore {n} (a tiny opening in the skin) :: pore {c}
Pori {prop} (city in Finland) :: Pori
pork {n} (meat of a pig) :: svinekød {n}
pork rind {n} (food made from pork skin) :: flæskesvær {c}
porn {n} (pornography) :: porno {c}
porn {n} (pornography) SEE: pornography ::
porno {n} (pornography) :: porno
porno {n} (pornographic film) :: pornofilm {c}
pornographer {n} (person involved in creation or dissemination of pornography) :: pornograf {c}
pornographic {adj} (containing an explicit depiction of sexual activity) :: pornografisk
pornography {n} (depiction of sexual subject matter with prurient intent) :: pornografi {c}
porn star {n} (actor or actress famous for appearing in pornographic films) :: pornostjerne {c}
porosity {n} (state of being porous) :: porøsitet {c}
porous {adj} (full of tiny pores) :: porøs
porridge {n} (breakfast cereal dish, see also: oatmeal) :: grød
port {n} (dock or harbour) :: port {c}, havn
port {n} (left-hand side of a vessel when facing the front) :: bagbord
portable {adj} (able to be carried or moved) :: bærbar
Port-au-Prince {prop} (capital of Haiti) :: Port-au-Prince
portcullis {n} (gate in the form of a grating) :: faldgitter
Port Louis {prop} (The capital of Mauritius) :: Port Louis
portmanteau {n} (portmanteau word) SEE: portmanteau word ::
portmanteau word {n} (word which combines the meaning of two words) :: portmanteau {n}, portmanteau-ord {n}
Port Moresby {prop} (capital of Papua New Guinea) :: Port Moresby
Port of Spain {prop} (The capital of Trinidad and Tobago) :: Port-of-Spain
Porto-Novo {prop} (the official capital of Benin) :: Porto-Novo
portrait {n} (painting of a person) :: portræt {n}, [archaic] kontrafej {n}
Portugal {prop} (country) :: Portugal
Portuguese {adj} (of or relating to the region of Portugal) :: portugisisk
Portuguese {n} (person native to Portugal) :: portugiser {c}
Portuguese {prop} (the language) :: portugisisk
Portuguese man-of-war {n} (Physalia physalis) :: Portugisisk orlogsmand {c}
Portuguese Water Dog {n} (Portuguese Water Dog) :: portugisisk vandhund {c}
Port-Vila {prop} (The capital of Vanuatu) :: Port Vila
port wine {n} (A type of fortified wine traditionally made in Portugal) :: portvin {c}
position vector {n} (position vector) :: stedvektor {c}
positive {adj} (legal: formally laid down) :: positiv
positive {adj} (grammar: describing the primary sense) :: positiv
positive reinforcement {n} (giving of encouragement to a person who exhibits a particular behaviour) :: positiv forstærkning {c}
posse {n} (A criminal gang) :: bande {n}
possess {v} (to have; to have ownership of) :: besidde, eje
possess {v} (to take control of someone's body or mind) :: besætte
possessive {n} (possessive case) SEE: possessive case ::
possessive case {n} (case used to express direct possession) :: ejefald
possessive pronoun {n} (pronoun which expresses possession) :: possessivt pronomen {n}, possesivpronomen {n}, ejestedord {n}
possibility {n} (quality of being possible) :: mulighed {c}
possible {adj} (able but not certain to happen) :: mulig
possible {adj} (capable of being done or achieved; feasible) :: mulig
possibly {adv} (adverb indicating that an action may successfully be performed) :: muligvis, negated: umuligt
possibly {adv} (adverb indicating that a proposition may be true or false) SEE: perhaps ::
possum {n} (opossum) SEE: opossum ::
post {n} (goalpost (sports)) :: stolpe {c}, målstolpe {c}
post {n} (assigned station) :: post {c}
postage {n} (charge) :: porto {c}
postage {n} (postage stamp affixed as evidence of payment, see also: postage stamp) :: frankering
postage meter {n} (machine) :: frankeringsmaskine
postage stamp {n} (piece of paper indicating postage has been paid) :: frimærke {n}, mærke {n}
postage stamp {n} (small area) :: frimærke
postal code {n} (postcode) SEE: postcode ::
postalveolar {adj} (articulated with the tongue near or touching the back of the alveolar ridge) :: postalveolær
postalveolar {n} (any sound articulated with the tongue near or touching the back of the alveolar ridge) :: postalveolar {c}
post box {n} (box in which post can be left to be picked up) SEE: mailbox ::
postcard {n} (rectangular piece of thick paper to be mailed without an envelope) :: brevkort {n}, postkort {n}
postcode {n} (sequence of letters and/or numbers added to a postal address) :: postnummer
postfeminism {n} (range of viewpoints that position themselves as reactions to feminism) :: postfeminisme
posthumous {adj} (taking place after one's death) :: posthum
posthumous {adj} (in reference to a work, published after the author's death) :: posthum
post-it {n} (post-it note) SEE: post-it note ::
post-it note {n} (a small piece of paper with an adhesive strip on one side) :: post-it
postman {n} (mailman) SEE: mailman ::
postmark {n} (marking made by a postal service on a letter) :: poststempel
postmark {v} (to apply a postmark on) :: afstemple
postmodernism {n} (a style of art, literature, etc) :: postmodernisme
post office {n} (place) :: posthus {n}, postkontor
post office {n} (organization) :: postvæsen {n}
postpone {v} (to delay or put off an event) :: udsætte
post-traumatic stress disorder {n} (condition that develops following some stressful situation) :: posttraumatisk belastningsreaktion {c}
post-truth {adj} (post-truth) :: postfaktuel
postulate {n} (something assumed without proof as being self-evident or generally accepted) :: postulat, påstand
postwoman {n} (woman who delivers the post, woman who delivers the mail) :: postbud {n}, brevbærer {c}
pot {n} (vessel for cooking or storing food etc.) :: potte {c} [for plants], krukke {c}
pot {n} (marijuana) :: pot, græs
pot {n} (crucible) SEE: crucible ::
pot {n} (plaster cast) SEE: plaster cast ::
potassium {n} (the chemical element) :: kalium {n}
potassium chloride {n} (the salt KCl) :: kaliumchlorid
potassium nitrate {n} (potassium nitrate) :: kaliumnitrat {c} {n}, salpeter {c} {n}
potato {n} (plant tuber eaten as starchy vegetable) :: kartoffel {c}
potato chip {n} (potato crisp) SEE: potato crisp ::
potato crisp {n} (thin fried slice of potato) :: chips {c-p}, kartoffelchips {c-p}, franske kartofler {c-p}
Potemkin village {n} (any false construct devised to disguise a shortcoming or improve appearances) :: potemkinkulisse {c}
potentate {n} (a powerful leader) :: potentat {c}
potential difference {n} (difference in potential energy between two points) :: spændingsforskel {c}
potential energy {n} (energy possessed by an object because of its position) :: potentiel energi {c}
pothole {n} (pit in the bed of a stream) :: jættegryde {c}
pot plant {n} (plant growing in a flowerpot) :: potteplante {c}
potpourri {n} (a medley of songs or music) :: potpourri {n}
potpourri {n} (a mixture of dried fragrant plant material used to scent a room) :: potpourri {n}
potty {n} (bathroom) SEE: bathroom ::
potty {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet ::
potty {adj} (insane) SEE: insane ::
potty {n} (latrine) SEE: latrine ::
poultry {n} (meat) :: fjerkræ {n}
pound {n} (unit of mass (16 ounces avoirdupois)) :: pund {n}
pound {n} (unit of currency) :: pund {n}
pound {n} (place for the detention of stray animals) :: internat {n}, dyrehjem
pound cake {n} (dense yellow cake made from equal quantities of butter, eggs, flour and sugar) :: pund-til-pund-kage {c}
pound sterling {n} (currency of the UK) :: britiske pund, pund
pour {v} (to cause to flow in a stream) :: hælde
pour gasoline on the fire {v} (add fuel to the fire) SEE: add fuel to the fire ::
Po valley {prop} (large plain in northern Italy) :: Posletten {c}
powder {n} (fine particles of any dry substance) :: pulver {n}
powder {n} (gunpowder) SEE: gunpowder ::
powdered milk {n} (dairy product) SEE: milk powder ::
powdered sugar {n} (very finely ground sugar used in icings, etc) :: flormelis
powder keg {n} (barrel of gun powder) :: krudttønde {c}, tønde krudt {c}
powder keg {n} (volatile situation) :: krudttønde {c}
power {n} (capability or influence) :: magt {c}
power {n} (set theory: cardinality) SEE: cardinality ::
power board {n} (power strip) SEE: power strip ::
power strip {n} (block of electrical sockets) :: stikdåse {c}, multistikdåse {c}
power supply {n} (part of apparatus) :: strømforsyning
power vacuum {n} (lack of political authority) :: magtvakuum {n}
pox {n} (syphilis) SEE: syphilis ::
practice {n} (actual operation or experiment, in contrast to theory) :: praksis
practice makes perfect {proverb} (if one practices an activity enough, one will eventually master it) :: øvelse gør mester
practise {v} (to repeat an activity as a way of improving one's skill) :: øve, træne
practise {v} (to perform or observe in a habitual fashion) :: udøve
practise {v} :: øve, træne
pragmatic {adj} (practical) :: pragmatisk
Prague {prop} (capital of the Czech Republic) :: Prag
Praia {prop} (capital of Cape Verde) :: Praia
prairie {n} (An extensive area of relatively flat grassland) :: prærie {c}
praise {v} (to give praise to) :: rose
pram {n} (perambulator) :: barnevogn
prance {v} (of a horse) :: stejle
prance {v} (to strut) :: spankulere
praseodymium {n} (chemical element) :: praseodymium {n}
prattle {v} (to talk incessantly; to babble) :: plapre, pludre
prattle {n} (babble) :: pludren {c}
prawn {n} (large shrimp) :: reje {c}
praxis {n} (custom or established practice) :: praksis {c}
pray {v} (to petition a higher being) :: bede, tilbede
pray {v} (to beg humbly for aid) :: bede
pray {v} (to talk to God) :: bede
prayer {n} (practice of communicating with one's God) :: bøn {c}
prayer mat {n} (small rug on which Muslims kneel and prostrate to pray) SEE: prayer rug ::
prayer rug {n} (prayer mat) :: bedetæppe {n}
prayer wheel {n} (rotating cylinder containing prayers) :: bedemølle {c}
praying mantis {n} (any of various predatory insects of the Mantodea order) :: knæler {c}
preacher {n} (one who preaches) :: prædikant {m}
precariat {n} (sociological group) :: prekariat {n}
pre-Christian {adj} (before the arrival of Christianity) :: førkristen
precious {adv} (intensifier) SEE: very ::
precious {adj} (of high value or worth) :: dyrebar
precious metal {n} (metallic element with high economic value) :: ædelmetal {n}
precipitate {adj} (With a hasty impulse; hurried; headstrong) :: overilet
precipitate {n} (chemistry: solid that exits the liquid phase of a solution) :: bundfald {n}
precipitation {n} (weather: water falling from the atmosphere) :: nedbør {c}
precise {adj} (exact) :: præcis
precisely {adv} (in a precise manner) :: præcist
preclude {v} (rule out) :: udelukke, umuliggøre
pre-Columbian {adj} (before Christopher Columbus) :: præ-columbiansk
preconception {n} (prejudice) SEE: prejudice ::
predicative {adj} (used after a verb) :: prædikativ
pre-ejaculate {n} (pre-ejaculate) :: præejakulat {n}
preeminent {adj} (exceeding others in quality or rank) :: fremtrædende
prefabricated {adj} (manufactured in advance) :: præfabrikeret
prefer {v} (to favor) :: foretrække
prefix {n} (letters at the beginning of a word) :: præfiks {n}
pregnancy {n} (condition) :: graviditet {c}, svangerskab
pregnant {adj} (fertile) SEE: fertile ::
pregnant {adj} (carrying developing offspring within the body) :: gravid, [heavily pregnant] højgravid, drægtig
preheat {v} (to heat something in preparation for further action, especially cooking) :: forvarme
prejudice {n} (adverse judgement formed beforehand) :: fordom {c}
prejudice {n} (any preconceived opinion) :: fordom {c}
prejudice {n} (irrational hostile attitude) :: fordom {c}
prejudiced {adj} (having prejudices) :: fordomsfuld {c}, fordomsfulde {c-p}
prelate {n} (clergyman) :: prælat {c}
preliminary examination {n} (qualifying exam) :: realeksamen {c}, præliminæreksamen {c}
premarital {adj} (before one’s marriage) :: førægteskabelig
premier {n} (prime minister of a country) SEE: prime minister ::
prenuptial agreement {n} (document stating legal claims upon a divorce) :: ægtepagt
prep {n} (homework) SEE: homework ::
prep {n} (preparation) SEE: preparation ::
preparation {n} (act) :: forberedelse {c}, præparation {c}, tilberedning {c}
preparation {n} (substance) :: præparat {n}
prepare {v} (to make ready for a specific future purpose) :: berede
prepare {v} (to make ready for eating or drinking) :: tilberede
preposition {n} (grammar: a type of word like "of, from, for, by") :: forholdsord {n}, præposition {c}
prepositional phrase {n} (phrase containing both a preposition and its complement) :: præpositionsforbindelse {c}
prepuce {n} (foreskin of certain animals) SEE: sheath ::
prepuce {n} (prepuce / foreskin) :: forhud {c}
prerequisite {n} (Something that must be gained in order to gain something else) :: forudsætning {c}
prerogative {n} (right, generally) SEE: right ::
Presbyterian {adj} (relating to the Presbyterian Church) :: presbyteriansk
Presbyterian {n} (person belonging to the Presbyterian Church) :: presbyterianer {c}
Presbyterianism {n} (form of Protestantism) :: presbyterianisme {c}
presbytery {n} (chancel) SEE: chancel ::
prescription {n} (written order for the administration of a medicine) :: recept {c}
presence {n} (fact or condition of being present) :: tilstedeværelse {c}, nærværelse {c}, nærvær {n}
presence {n} (the state of being present with an object or person) :: nærvær {n}
present {n} (gift) SEE: gift ::
present participle {n} (verb form that indicates an ongoing action) :: præsens participium {n} {c}, lang tillægsform {c}
present perfect {n} (tense that expresses action in the past with consequences in the present time) :: førnutid {c}, perfektum {c} {n}
preservative {n} (any agent, natural or artificial that acts to preserve) :: konserveringsmiddel {n}
preserve {n} (nature preserve) :: naturreservat {n}
president {n} (the head of state of a republic) :: præsident {c}
presidential palace {n} (White House) SEE: White House ::
press {v} (to press) SEE: bear ::
Pressburg {prop} (Bratislava) SEE: Bratislava ::
press release {n} (official written media statement) :: pressemeddelelse {c}
prestige {n} (dignity, status, or esteem) :: anseelse {c}, prestige {c}
presuppose {v} (to assume some truth without proof) :: forudsætte
pretend {v} (to allege falsely) :: foregive
preterite {n} (preterite tense; simple past) :: præteritum, datid
pretext {n} (false, contrived or assumed purpose) :: påskud {n}
Pretoria {prop} (capital of South Africa) :: Pretoria
prettily {adv} (in a pretty manner) :: nydelig
pretty much {adv} (more or less) :: stort set
preunderstanding {n} (prior understanding) :: forforståelse {c}
prevention is better than cure {proverb} (It is better to prevent the creation of a problem than to have to deal with it afterwards.) :: det er bedre at forebygge end at helbrede
previous {adj} (prior) :: foregående, forrige
previously {adv} (at an earlier time) :: før
priapism {n} (medical condition) :: priapisme
price {n} (cost required to gain possession of something) :: pris {c}
price {n} (cost of an action or deed) :: pris {c}
price {v} (determine or put a price on something) :: prissætte, vurdere
price index {n} (statistical estimate) :: prisindeks
prick {n} ((slang) a penis) :: prik {n}
pride {n} (sense of one's own worth, and abhorrence of what is beneath or unworthy of one) :: stolthed {c}
priest {n} (clergyman) :: præst
priestess {n} (woman with religious duties) :: præstinde
primal scene {n} (in Freudian theory, the first time a child witnesses (and understands) its parents copulating) :: primalscene {m}
primary {adj} (that which is placed ahead of others) :: primær
primary school {n} (first formal, obligatory school) :: grundskole {c}, underskole {c}
prime {adj} (first in time, order, or sequence) :: første, tidligste
prime {adj} (first in excellence, quality, or value) :: førsteklasses
prime {adj} (mathematics: having no factors except itself and unity) :: primtal-
prime {adj} (first in importance, degree, or rank) :: primær, hoved-, vigtigste
prime {n} (earliest stage) :: begyndelse {c}
prime {n} (most active, thriving, or successful stage or period) :: blomstringstid {c}
prime {n} (algebra: prime element of a mathematical structure) :: [when an integer] primtal {n}
prime {v} (to prepare a mechanism) :: klargøre
prime minister {n} (chief member of the cabinet and head of the government) :: statsminister {c}, premierminister {c}
prime number {n} (natural number) :: primtal
primer {n} (small charge used to ignite gunpowder or other explosive) :: tændsats {c}
primordial soup {n} (state of the Earth's oceans at a very early time in the planet's history) :: ursuppe {c}
prince {n} (male ruler or head of a principality) :: prins {c}, fyrste {c}
prince {n} (son or male-line grandson of a reigning monarch) :: prins {c}
Prince Charles Foreland {prop} (island) :: Prins Karls Forland, Forlandet
Prince Charming {n} (the fictional character) :: prins på den hvide hest
Prince Charming {n} (romantically ideal man) :: prinsen på den hvide hest {c}, drømmeprins {c}
princely {adj} (relating to a prince) :: prinselig
princely {adj} (befitting to a prince) :: fyrstelig
Prince of Wales {prop} (royal title) :: prins af Wales {c}
princess {n} (female member of royal family) :: prinsesse
principle {n} (fundamental assumption) :: princip {n}
print {n} (fingerprint) SEE: fingerprint ::
print {n} (footprint) SEE: footprint ::
printer {n} (computing: device used to print text or images) :: printer
prior {adj} (former) SEE: former ::
prior {adv} (previously) SEE: previously ::
priority {n} (item's relative importance) :: prioritet {c}
priority {n} (goal of a person or an organisation) :: prioritet {c}
prise {n} (prize) SEE: prize ::
prism {n} (geometry: polyhedron with parallel ends of the same size and shape) :: prisme {n}
prism {n} (block used to split or reflect light) :: prisme {n} {c}
prison {n} (place of long-term confinement for those convicted of serious crimes) :: fængsel
prison {n} (confinement in a prison) :: fængslet
prison {v} (imprison) SEE: imprison ::
prisoner {n} (person incarcerated in a prison) :: fange {c}
Priština {prop} (city) :: Pristina
private {adj} (belonging to, concerning, or accessible only to an individual person or a specific group) :: personlig [individual person], privat
private {adj} (not accessible by the public) :: privat
private {adj} (not in governmental office or employment) :: privat
private {adj} (not publicly known; not open; secret) :: privat
private {adj} (protected from view or disturbance by others; secluded) :: privat, afsondret, isoleret
private {adj} (not traded by the public) :: privat
private {adj} (secretive; reserved) :: hemmelighedsfuld
private {n} (rank) :: menig
private life {n} (aspect of one's life that are personal) :: privatliv {n}
privet {interj} (hello) SEE: hello ::
privy {n} (lavatory or toilet) SEE: toilet ::
privy {n} (latrine) SEE: latrine ::
prize {n} (honor or reward striven for in a competitive contest) :: præmie
prizewinner {n} (winner of a prize) :: prisvinder {c}
Pärnu {prop} (city in Estonia) :: Pärnu
proactive {adj} (acting in advance) :: proaktiv
probably {adv} (in all likelihood) :: sandsynligvis
problem {n} (difficulty) :: problem {n}
problematic {adj} (posing a problem) :: problematisk
problematic {n} (problem in a particular field of study) :: problematik {c}
problematical {adj} (problematic) SEE: problematic ::
problematize {v} (to consider something as if it were a problem) :: problematisere
process {n} (series of events to produce a result) :: proces {c}, forløb {n}
procrastinate {v} (put off; delay something) :: udsætte, udskyde, forhale, forsinke
procrastination {n} (act of postponing, delaying or putting off) :: udsættelse {c}, overspringshandling {c}
procreate {v} (to procreate) SEE: beget ::
procreation {n} (the act of reproducing new individuals biologically) SEE: reproduction ::
procurement {n} (purchasing department of a company) :: indkøbsafdeling {c}
procurement {n} (act of procuring or obtaining) :: indkøb {n}, fremskaffelse {c}
procyonid {n} (any member of the Procyonidae family) :: halvbjørn {c}
prodigal {n} (prodigal) SEE: spendthrift ::
prodigal son {n} (one who returns) :: fortabte søn
prodigy {n} (amazing or marvellous thing) :: vidunder
production {n} (the act of producing) :: produktion {c}
profession {n} (occupation) :: erhverv, fag {n}
professor {n} (a higher ranking for a teacher or faculty member at a college or university) :: professor {c}
professorship {n} (the office of a professor) :: professorat {n}
profit {n} (total income or cash flow minus expenditures) :: gevinst {c}
profit sharing {n} (system to divide profit) :: overskudsdeling {c}
progeny {n} (offspring) :: afkom {n}
program {n} (set of structured activities) :: program
program {n} (software application) :: program {n}
programme {n} (programme) SEE: program ::
programming language {n} (code of reserved words and symbols) :: programmeringssprog {n}
progress {n} (a moving forward) :: fremskridt {n}
progress {n} (advance or growth of civilization) :: fremskridt {n}
prohibited {adj} (forbidden) SEE: forbidden ::
prohibition {n} (act of prohibiting) :: forbud {n}
prohibition {n} (law that prohibits something) :: forbud {n}
project {n} (planned endeavor) :: projekt
pro-Jew {n} (pro-Jew) :: jødeven {c}, jødeveninde {c}
prolific {adj} (Fertile, producing offspring or fruit in great abundance) :: frugtbar
prolific {adj} (Similarly producing results or works in abundance) :: produktiv
prolocutrix {n} (female prolocutor) SEE: spokeswoman ::
promethium {n} (chemical element) :: promethium {n}
promiscuous {adj} (made without careful choice; indiscriminate) :: promiskuøs
promiscuous {adj} (indiscriminate in choice of sexual partners) :: promiskuøs
promise {n} (vow) :: løfte {n}
promise {v} (to commit to something or action) :: love
promotion {n} (advancement in position) :: forfremmelse; in sports: oprykning
promotion {n} (dissemination of information) :: reklame, støtte
prompt {v} (to cause or lead to) :: forårsage
prong {n} (thin, pointed, projecting part) :: spids, tand
prong {n} (branch) :: gren
pronghorn {n} (North American mammal) :: gaffelbuk {c}
pronoun {n} (type of noun) :: pronomen, stedord
pronounce {v} (to pronounce) SEE: say ::
pronounce {v} (to sound out a word) :: udtale
pronounce {v} :: udtale
pronouncing dictionary {n} (dictionary that provides pronunciations of words) SEE: pronunciation dictionary ::
pronto {adv} (quickly) :: omgående, med det samme
pronunciation {n} (sound of a word) :: udtale {c}
pronunciation {n} (way in which words are pronounced) :: udtale
pronunciation dictionary {n} (dictionary that provides pronunciations of words) :: udtaleordbog {c}
proof {n} (any effort, process, or operation designed to establish or discover a fact or truth) :: bevis
proofreader {n} (person who proofreads) :: korrekturlæser {c}
proofreader {n} (person whose occupation is to proofread) :: korrekturlæser {c}
propeller {n} (mechanical device used to propel) :: propel
propelling pencil {n} (mechanical pencil) SEE: mechanical pencil ::
propenoic {adj} (acrylic) SEE: acrylic ::
propensity {n} (tendency) :: tilbøjelighed
proper fraction {n} (arithmetic: a vulgar fraction) :: ægte brøk
proper noun {n} (the name of a particular person, place, organization or other individual entity) :: proprium, egennavn
proper subset {n} (a set that is a subset of but not equal to another set) :: ægte delmængde {c}
property {n} (something owned) :: ejendom {c}, besiddelse {c}
property {n} (piece of real estate) :: ejendom {c}
property {n} (exclusive right of possessing, enjoying and disposing of a thing) :: ejendomsret {c}
property {n} (attribute or abstract quality associated with an object, individual or concept) :: egenskab {c}
property {n} (computing: an editable parameter associated with an application, or its value) :: egenskab {c} (property often used untranslated)
property law {n} (area of law concerned with property rights) :: ejendomsret {c}
property tax {n} (tax based on the value of property) :: ejendomsskat {c}
prophecy {n} (prediction) :: profeti {c}, spådom {c}
prophet {n} (one who speaks by divine inspiration) :: profet {c}
prophet {n} (one who foretells the future) :: profet {c}, spåmand {c} [male], spåkvinde {c} [female]
propose {v} (to suggest a plan or course of action) :: foreslå
propose {v} (to ask for one's hand in marriage) :: fri
proposition {n} (idea or plan offered) :: forslag {n}
proposition {n} (an assertion which is provably true, but not important enough to be a theorem) :: dom {c}
propriety {n} (fitness; the quality of being appropriate) :: rigtighed, ordentlighed
propriety {n} (correctness in behaviour and morals) :: sømmelighed
prosaic {adj} (pertaining to or having the characteristics of prose) :: prosaisk
prosaic {adj} (straightforward; matter-of-fact; lacking the feeling or elegance of poetry) :: prosaisk
prosaic {adj} (overly plain or simple, to the point of being boring; humdrum) :: prosaisk
pros and cons {n} (for and against) :: fordele & ulemper
proscenium {n} (modern theatre: stage area between the curtain and the orchestra) :: proscenium {n}
proscenium {n} (ancient theatre: stage area immediately in front of the scene building) :: proscenium {n}
prose {n} (written language not intended as poetry) :: prosa {c}
proselytize {v} (to convert to one’s own faith) :: omvende
proselytize {v} (to induce people to join a cause) :: missionere
prosody {n} (linguistics: study of rhythm and other attributes in speech) :: prosodi {c}
prospect {n} (position affording a fine view) SEE: lookout ::
prostate {n} (prostate gland) :: blærehalskirtel {c}
prostate gland {n} (prostate) SEE: prostate ::
prostitute {n} (promiscuous person) SEE: whore ::
prostitution {n} (having sex for profit) :: prostitution {c}
protactinium {n} (chemical element) :: protactinium {n}
protagonist {n} (main character) :: hovedperson {c}
protect {v} (to keep safe) :: beskytte
protection {n} (process of keeping safe) :: beskyttelse {c}
protectorate {n} (a protected autonomous state) :: protektorat {n}
protein {n} (biochemistry: complex molecule) :: protein {n}
protein {n} (class of food) :: protein {n}
Protestant {n} (someone who is a member of such a denomination) :: protestant {c}
Protestantism {n} (faith) :: protestantisme {c}
protist {n} (eukaryotic unicellular organisms) :: protist {c}
protocol {n} (rule, guideline etc which guides diplomatic behaviour) :: protokol
Proto-Germanic {prop} (hypothetical prehistoric ancestor language) SEE: Ur-Germanic ::
Proto-Indo-European {prop} (ancestor language of most European and Indian languages) :: protoindoeuropæisk, urindoeuropæisk
Proto-Indo-Germanic {prop} (Proto-Indo-European) SEE: Proto-Indo-European ::
proton {n} (positively charged nucleon) :: proton
Proto-Norse {prop} (Indo-European language) :: urnordisk {n}
Proto-Slavic {prop} (Proto-Slavic) :: urslavisk {n}
protractor {n} (a circular or semicircular tool for measuring angles) :: vinkelmåler
proud {adj} :: stolt
prove {v} (to demonstrate that something is true; to give proof for) :: bevise
proverb {n} (phrase expressing a basic truth) :: ordsprog {n}
Proverbs {prop} (book of the Bible) :: Ordsprogene {m-p}
provide {v} (to give what is needed or desired) :: forsørge
provide {v} (to establish as a previous condition) :: forudsætte
provide {v} (to give what is needed or desired) :: forsørge
provide {v} (to furnish (with)) :: forsyne
Providence {prop} (Divine will) :: Forsynet
Providence {prop} (Capital of Rhode Island) :: Providence
province {n} (a subdivision of government usually one step below the national level) :: provins {c}
provisional {adj} (temporary) :: provisorisk
provisional {n} (provisional postage stamp) :: provisorie
provost {n} (highest position in a monastery below an abbot) :: provst
proximate {adj} (close or closest; adjacent) :: nær
proximate cause {n} (event without which an injury would not have occurred) :: adækvans {c}
proximately {adv} (approximately) SEE: approximately ::
proximity {n} (closeness; the state of being near as in space, time, or relationship) :: nærhed {c}
proxy {n} (agent or substitute authorized to act for another person) :: fuldmægtig {m}
proxy server {n} (hardware server) :: proxyserver {n}
præstige {n} (Archaic spelling of prestige) SEE: prestige ::
prude {n} (A person who is or tries to be excessively proper) :: sippe {c}, snerpe {c}
prudery {n} (condition of being prudish; prudishness) :: sippethed {c}, snerperi {n}
prudish {adj} (exaggeratedly proper) :: sippet, snerpet
prudishness {n} (condition of being prudish; prudery) :: sippethed {c}, snerperi {n}
prune {n} (plum) SEE: plum ::
prune {n} (dried plum) :: sveske {c}
Prussia {prop} (geographical area) :: Preussen, Prøjsen
Prussia {prop} (former baltic country) :: Preussen, Prøjsen
Prussia {prop} (German province) :: Preussen, Prøjsen
Prussian {adj} (of Prussia) :: preussisk, prøjsisk
Prussian blue {n} (pigment) :: berlinerblåt
Prussian blue {n} (colour) :: berlinerblåt
psalm {n} (sacred song) :: salme {c}
psalm {n} (a hymn collected into one book of the Old Testament) :: salme {c}
Psalms {prop} (book of the Bible) :: Salmerne
pseudo- {prefix} (not genuine) :: pseudo-, skin-
pseudonym {n} (fictitious name) :: pseudonym
pseudoscientific {adj} (of, relating to, or employing pseudoscience) :: pseudovidenskabelig
psittacosis {n} (infection) :: psittacosis {c}, ornithosis {c}, papegøjesyge {c}
psychedelic {adj} (of, containing or generating hallucinations, etc.) :: psykedelisk
psychokinesis {n} (movement inanimate objects by the use of psychic power) :: psykokinese, telekinese
psychology {n} (study of the human mind) :: psykologi {c}
psychometry {n} (paranormal ability) :: psykometri, genstandslæsning
psychopath {n} (person with a personality disorder) :: psykopat {c}
psychosis {n} (mental disorder) :: psykose {c}
psychosocial {adj} (having both psychological and social aspects) :: psykosocial
psychosomatic {adj} (of physical effects with mental causes) :: psykosomatisk
psychotherapist {n} (who practices psychotherapy) :: psykoterapeut {c}
pâté {n} (finely-ground paste of meat, fish or vegetables) :: pate {c}, paté {c}, postej {c}
ptarmigan {n} (a small grouse, Lagopus) :: fjeldrype {c}
Ptolemaic {adj} (of, or pertaining to, Claudius Ptolemy) :: ptolemæisk
pub {n} (public house) :: kro {c}
puberty {n} (age at which a person is first capable of sexual reproduction) :: pubertet {c}
pubic hair {n} (collectively) :: kønshår {n}, kønsbehåring {c}
pubic louse {n} (crab louse) SEE: crab louse ::
pubis {n} (the pubic bone) :: skamben {n}, kønsben {n}
public {adj} (pertaining to people as a whole) :: offentlig
public good {n} (welfare of the people) :: fælles bedste {n}
public good {n} (good that is non-rivalrous and non-excludable) :: offentligt gode {n} [economics]
public house {n} (pub) SEE: pub ::
public opinion {n} (opinion of the public) :: offentlige mening {c}
public servant {n} (civil servant) SEE: civil servant ::
public transit {n} (public transport) SEE: public transport ::
public transport {n} (form of transport) :: kollektiv trafik {c}
public transportation {n} (public transport) SEE: public transport ::
pudding {n} (sausage made primarily from blood) :: blodbudding
pudding {n} (boiled or steamed cake or dessert) :: budding
pudding {n} (dessert similar to custard or mousse, containing a starchy thickening agent) :: budding {c}
pudding {n} (any dessert) SEE: dessert ::
puddle {n} (a small pool of water) :: pyt, pæl
Puerto Rican {n} (person from Puerto Rico) :: puertoricaner {c}
Puerto Rican {adj} (pertaining to Puerto Rico) :: puertorikansk
Puerto Rico {prop} (Caribbean Commonwealth) :: Puerto Rico
puff {n} (homosexual) SEE: poof ::
puffer {n} (blowfish) SEE: blowfish ::
pufferfish {n} (blowfish) SEE: blowfish ::
pufferfish {n} (a delicacy popular in Japan) :: kuglefisk
puffin {n} (seabird with a coloured beak) :: lunde {c}, søpapegøje {c}
puff pastry {n} (light, flaky pastry) :: butterdejskage {c} [cake], butterdej {c} [the pastry dough as an ingredient], smørdej {c} [the pastry dough as an ingredient]
pull {v} (transitive: apply force to (something) so it comes towards one) :: trække
pull {v} (intransitive: apply force such that an object comes toward the person or thing applying the force) :: trække
pull apart {v} (disassemble) SEE: disassemble ::
pullet {n} (spineless person) SEE: chicken ::
pull-up {n} (an exercise done for strengthening the arms and back) :: kropshævning {c}
pulmonary circulation {n} (part of blood circulation) :: det lille kredsløb {n}, lungekredsløbet {n}
pulpit {n} (raised platform in church) :: prædikestol {c}
pulsar {n} (rotating neutron star) :: pulsar {c}
puma {n} (Puma concolor) SEE: cougar ::
pumice {n} (pumice) :: pimpsten
pump {n} (trainer or sneaker) SEE: trainer ::
pump {n} (device for moving liquid or gas) :: pumpe {c}
pumpkin {n} (plant) :: græskar, græskarplante
pumpkin {n} (fruit of this plant) :: græskar
pump truck {n} (manually operated device for lifting and moving pallets) SEE: pallet jack ::
pun {n} (joke or type of wordplay) :: ordspil {n}
punch {v} (to herd cattle) SEE: herd ::
punch card {n} (card with have holes or notches used for storing data) :: hulkort {n}
punched card {n} (punch card, especially one that has had holes punched in it) :: hulkort
punching bag {n} (device used to practice punching) :: boksesæk {n}
punctuation {n} (set of symbols) :: tegnsætning {c}
punish {v} (to cause to suffer for crime or misconduct) :: straffe
punishment {n} (the act of punishing) :: straf
punishment {n} (penalty for wrongdoing) :: straf {c}
Puntland {prop} (region) :: Puntland {n}
puny {adj} (of inferior size) :: sølle
pupil {n} (learner) :: elev {c}
pupil {n} (the hole in the middle of the iris of the eye) :: pupil {c}
puppet {n} (movable model of a person or animal) :: marionet
puppet {n} (person or country controlled by another) :: marionet
puppet {n} (doll) SEE: doll ::
puppet government {n} (government which is de facto controlled by a foreign power) :: marionetregering {c}
puppy {n} (young dog) :: hvalp {c}
puppy fat {n} (natural fat of the body of a child) :: hvalpefedt {n}
purchasing power {n} (amount of goods and services that can be purchased with a unit of currency) :: købekraft {c}
purely imaginary number {n} (imaginary number) SEE: imaginary number ::
pure mathematics {n} (area of mathematics) :: ren matematik {c}
purgatory {n} (Purgatory) SEE: Purgatory ::
Purgatory {prop} (intermediate state after physical death) :: skærsild {c}
purlin {n} (longitudinal structural member of a roof) :: ås {c}
purple {n} (colour) :: lilla, violet, purpur
purple {adj} (colour) :: lilla
purple coral {n} (mushroom) :: purpurgrå køllesvamp
purple heron {n} (Ardea purpurea) :: purpurhejre {c}
purpose {n} (target) :: mål
purpose {n} (intention) :: mening, intention
purpose {n} (reason for doing something) :: grund
purposefully {adv} (on purpose) SEE: on purpose ::
purse {n} (small bag for carrying money) :: pengepung {c}, pung {c}
purse {n} (small bag for carrying personal items) :: håndtaske {c}
pursue {v} (to follow urgently) :: forfølge
pus {n} (fluid found in regions of infection) :: pus {n}, materie {c}
pusher {n} (drug dealer) :: pusher {c}
push scooter {n} (a child's foot-operated vehicle) SEE: scooter ::
pussy {n} (informal: affectionate term for a cat) :: mis, missekat
pussy {n} (slang: female genitalia) :: kusse, fisse [vulgar], tissekone [childish]
pussy {n} (informal: coward) :: tøsedreng
pussywhipped {adj} (submissive to or dominated by one's wife or other female partner) :: i sin hule hånd
put a foot wrong {v} (make a mistake) :: træde i spinaten (step into the spinach)
put all one's eggs in one basket {v} (to rely on a single source) :: sætte alt på ét kort, sætte alt på ét bræt
put away {v} (to kill someone) SEE: kill ::
put away {v} (to send (someone) to prison) SEE: imprison ::
put on {v} (to don clothing) :: iføre sig, tage på
put out {v} (extinguish) :: slukke
Putrajaya {prop} (administrative capital of Malaysia) :: Putrajaya
put something into perspective {v} (to compare with something similar) :: perspektivere
putt {v} (to lightly strike a golf ball with a putter) :: putte
putting green {n} (area on a golf course) :: green {c}
put to death {v} (to kill as punishment) SEE: execute ::
put up with {v} (to put up with) SEE: bear ::
puzzle {n} (crossword puzzle) SEE: crossword ::
puzzle {n} (jigsaw puzzle) SEE: jigsaw puzzle ::
pygmy {n} (a member of various African peoples) :: pygmæ {c}
Pyongyang {prop} (capital of North Korea) :: Pyongyang
pyramid {n} (ancient construction) :: pyramide {c}
pyramid {n} (construction) :: pyramide {c}
pyramid {n} (in geometry, a solid with triangular lateral faces and a polygonal base) :: pyramide {c}
pyre {n} (a funeral pile) :: ild
Pyrenees {prop} (the mountain range separating Spain from France) :: Pyrenæerne
pyrite {n} (mineral iron disulfide) :: pyrit {c}, svovlkis {c}
pyroclastic flow {n} (pyroclastic flow) :: pyroklastisk vulkanudbrud {c}
pyrotechnics {n} (firework) SEE: firework ::
Pyrrhic victory {n} (a costly victory) :: pyrrhussejr {c}
Pythagoras {prop} (Ancient Greek mathematician and philosopher) :: Pythagoras
python {n} (constricting snake) :: pyton {c}