Danish Numbers

by Christophe

Hi Charlie. Amazing descriptionon of Denmark. Very precise and accurate information. Even for a Dane, it's very interesting reading. A little comment about saying numbers backwards: It's actually not that unique for a germanic language. You do it exactly the same way in German and Dutch: e.g 21 in German: "einundzwanzig" and Dutch: "Eenentwintig", and it has even been done sometimes in good old English: "Sing a song of sixpence, a pocket full of rye. Four and twenty blackbirds, baked in a pie." What is more interesting is the way the tens from 50 to 90 are derived. That is AFAIK pretty unique. But of course not of that great interest if you simply want to learn to count.

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