Scandinavian language basics

Last Updated: 28th Feb 2012

<p>English is a very widely spoken and understood language throughout <a href="/contikipedia/articles/sweden">Sweden</a>, <a href="/contikipedia/articles/norway">Norway</a> and <a href="/contikipedia/articles/denmark">Denmark</a> while <a href="/contikipedia/articles/finland">Finland</a> is also officially bi-lingual with Swedish and Finnish as official languages.</p> <h2>Scandinavian language basics</h2> <table class="page"> <tr> <td><strong>English</strong> </td> <td> <strong>Finnish</strong> </td> <td> <strong>Swedish</strong> </td> <td> <strong>Norwegian</strong> </td> <td> <strong>Danish</strong></td> </tr> <tr> <td>Good Morning </td> <td> Hyvää päivää/Hei </td> <td> God dag </td> <td> God morgen </td> <td> Godmorgen</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Good Bye </td> <td> Näkemiin/Hei hei </td> <td> Hej då </td> <td> Hade </td> <td> Farvel/Hej</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Please </td> <td> Does not translate </td> <td> Does not translate </td> <td> Vær så snill </td> <td> Vær så venlig</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Thank You </td> <td> Kiitos </td> <td> Tack </td> <td> Tusen takk </td> <td> Tak</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Yes </td> <td> Kyllä </td> <td> Ja </td> <td> Ja </td> <td> Ja</td> </tr> <tr> <td>No </td> <td> Ei </td> <td> Nej </td> <td> Nei </td> <td> Nej</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Where is? </td> <td> Missä on </td> <td> Var är </td> <td> Hvar er </td> <td> Hvor er</td> </tr> <tr> <td>The toilet </td> <td> Toaletti </td> <td> Toaletten </td> <td> Toalettet </td> <td> Toilettet</td> </tr> <tr> <td>The bank </td> <td> Pankki </td> <td> Bank </td> <td> Bank </td> <td> Bank</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Post office </td> <td> Posti </td> <td> Postkontoret </td> <td> Postkontor </td> <td> posthus</td> </tr> <tr> <td>How much? </td> <td> Kuinka paljon? </td> <td> Vad kostar? </td> <td> Hvor mye koster? </td> <td> Hvad koster?</td> </tr> <tr> <td>The bill </td> <td> Lasku </td> <td> Notan </td> <td> Regningen </td> <td> Regning</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Ladies </td> <td> Naiset </td> <td> Damtoalett </td> <td> Damer </td> <td> Damer</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Gents </td> <td> Herrat/Miehet </td> <td> Herre </td> <td> Herrer </td> <td> Herrer</td> </tr> <tr> <td>One/two </td> <td> Yksi/kaksi </td> <td> En/två </td> <td> En/to </td> <td> En/to</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Three/four </td> <td> Kolme/neljä </td> <td> Tre/fyra </td> <td> Tre/fire </td> <td> Tre/fire</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Five/six </td> <td> Viisi/kuusi </td> <td> Fem/sex </td> <td> Fem/seks </td> <td> Fem/seks</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Seven/eight </td> <td> Seitsemän/kahdeksan </td> <td> Sju/åtta </td> <td> Syv/åtte </td> <td> Syv/otte</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Nine/ten </td> <td> Yhdeksän/kymmenen </td> <td> Nio/tio </td> <td> Ni/ti </td> <td> Ni/ti</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Open </td> <td> Auki/Avoinna </td> <td> öppen </td> <td> åpen </td> <td> åbn</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Closed </td> <td> Kiinni/Suljettu </td> <td> Sluten </td> <td> Sluttet </td> <td> Sluttene</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Hot </td> <td> Kuuma </td> <td> Het </td> <td> Het </td> <td> Het</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Cold </td> <td> Kylmettyminen </td> <td> Kall </td> <td> Kald </td> <td> Kild</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Water </td> <td> Vettä </td> <td> Watten </td> <td> Vann </td> <td> Vand</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Tea </td> <td> Teetä </td> <td> Te </td> <td> Te </td> <td> Te</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Coffee </td> <td> Kahvia </td> <td> Kaffe </td> <td> Kaffe </td> <td> Kaffe</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Beer </td> <td> Olutta </td> <td> öl </td> <td> øl </td> <td> øl</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Wine </td> <td> Viiniä </td> <td> Vin </td> <td> Vin </td> <td> Vin</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Excuse me (sorry) </td> <td> Anteeksi </td> <td> Förlåt </td> <td> Orsak meg </td> <td> Undskyld</td> </tr> <tr> <td>Cheers </td> <td> Kippis </td> <td> Skal </td> <td> Skal </td> <td> Skal</td> </tr> </table>