Danish

adjective
Dan·​ish | \ˈdā-nish \

Definition of Danish 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: of, relating to, or characteristic of Denmark, the Danes, or the Danish language

Danish

noun

Definition of Danish (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : the Germanic language of the Danes

2 plural Danish : a piece of Danish pastry

Examples of Danish in a Sentence

Adjective

She knows a few Danish phrases.

Noun

We had cheese Danish for breakfast.

First Known Use of Danish

Adjective

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Noun

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of Danish was in the 14th century

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Danish

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of Danish

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to Denmark, its people, or their language

Danish

noun

English Language Learners Definition of Danish (Entry 2 of 2)

: the language of the Danes

Danish

adjective
Dan·​ish | \ˈdā-nish \

Kids Definition of Danish

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: belonging to or relating to Denmark, the Danes, or the Danish language

Danish

noun

Kids Definition of Danish (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : the language of the Danes

2 : a piece of Danish pastry

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