adj Danish; wk nom/acc pl þá \Deniscan the Danes, the Danish men

Old to modern English dictionary. 2013.

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  • Danish — /day nish/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to the Danes, their country, or their language. n. 2. a North Germanic language, the language of Denmark, closely related to Norwegian, Swedish, and Icelandic. Abbr.: Dan., Dan 3. (sometimes l.c.) See Danish… …   Universalium

  • Dana — The Dictionary of American Surnames describes this surname as being of English or French origins. This may well be true, certainly in its many forms it is recorded well recorded in England in charters from the earliest times, and in church… …   Surnames reference

  • Dench — This interesting and unusual name is of early medieval English origin, and is an ethnic surname given in the first instance to someone from Denmark. The name derives from the Middle English term dench, densch , Danish, a development of the Old… …   Surnames reference

  • Danish — O.E. Denisc people of Denmark (see DANE (Cf. Dane)); danish pastry is 1934; shortened form danish is from 1963 …   Etymology dictionary

  • Danish — [ deɪnɪʃ] adjective relating to Denmark or its people or language. noun the Scandinavian language spoken in Denmark. Origin OE Denisc, of Gmc origin …   English new terms dictionary

  • Danish — Dan•ish [[t]ˈdeɪ nɪʃ[/t]] adj. 1) peo of or pertaining to Denmark, the Danes, or the language Danish 2) peo the North Germanic language of the Danes. Abbr.: Dan 3) coo Danish pastry • Etymology: bef. 900; ME, alter. of Denish (by influence of Dan …   From formal English to slang

  • Danish — [dān′ish] adj. [ME < OE Denisc: see DANE] of Denmark or its people, language, or culture n. 1. the N Germanic language spoken in Denmark 2. [also d ] short for DANISH PASTRY …   English World dictionary

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