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## What do numbers look like in Danish?

After twenty you read the numbers ‘backwards’, so instead of saying twenty one you say: one-and-twenty. Instead of saying fifty six you say: six-and-fifty.

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Counting in Danish.

1 | EN |
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5 | FEM |

6 | SEKS |

7 | SYV |

8 | OTTE |

## How do Danish numbers work?

Danish numbering rules

From thirteen to nineteen, the numbers are formed from the matching unit digits, adding a form of the word for ten (ten) at the end: tretten [13], fjorten [14], femten [15], seksten [16], sytten [17], atten [18], and nitten [19].

## Why are Danish numbers so weird?

One such subject is counting in Danish numbers, because Danes count in something called vigesimal – which is basically counting in twenties rather than tens (not dissimilar to the French). … Swedish and Norwegian follows a logic structure of counting: 10 in Swedish is Tio. Twenty is Tjugo.

## How do you write thousands in Danish?

Anna: Okay, in Danish “thousand” is “tusind”. To say multiples of a thousand, add one of the numbers from 1 to 9 before “tusind”. The rule is the same as with “hundred”. So one thousand is “et tusind” and so on.

## How many digits are in a Denmark phone number?

Denmark generally uses an eight-digit closed telephone numbering plan. Subscriber numbers are portable with respect to provider and geography, i.e. fixed line numbers can be ported to any physical address in Denmark.