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baa {interj} (cry of sheep)  :: mæh,
baa {v} (to make the cry of sheep)  :: bræge
Baba Yaga {prop} (hag who flies through the air in a mortar)  :: Baba Yaga
babble {n} (idle talk)  :: pladder, bavl {n}
babble {n} (inarticulate speech)  :: mumlen {c}, pludren {c}
babble {n} (the sound of flowing water)  :: pludren {c}
babble {v} (to utter words indistinctly)  :: pludre, mumle
babble {v} (to talk incoherently)  :: vrøvle, bavle
babble {v} (to talk much)  :: sludre, plapre, vrøvle, ævle
babble {v} (to make a continuous murmuring noise)  :: mumle
babble {v} (to utter in an indistinct or incoherent way)  :: vrøvle
babble {v} (to disclose by too free talk)  :: røbe
babby {n} (baby) SEE: baby  ::
babe {n} (baby or infant) SEE: baby  ::
babe {n} (darling) SEE: baby  ::
Babism {n} (19th century Persian pantheistical religious sect)  :: babisme {c}
baboon {n} (primate)  :: bavian {c}
babushka {n} (matryoshka) SEE: Russian doll  ::
baby {n} (very young human being)  :: spædbarn, baby
baby {n} (immature or infantile person)  :: pattebarn
baby blue {adj} (pale blue color)  :: babyblå
baby boom {n} (any increase in the birth rate)  :: babyboom {n}
baby bottle {n} (bottle with a teat)  :: sutteflaske {c}
baby carriage {n} (pram) SEE: pram  ::
baby corn {n} (young maize)  :: babymajs {c}
baby doll {n} (doll)  :: babydukke {c}
baby doll {n} (night-dress)  :: babydoll {c}
baby face {n} (face)  :: babyface {n}
babyface {n} (heroic character in wrestling)  :: babyface
baby food {n} (food designed for babies)  :: babymad {c}
baby hatch {n} (hatch for abandoned children)  :: babyluge {c}
Babylon {prop} (capital of Babylonia)  :: Babylon
Babylonian {adj} (of or pertaining to the kingdom of Babylonia)  :: babylonisk, babylonsk
Babylonian {n} (person from the kingdom of Babylonia)  :: babylonier {c}, babyloner {c}
baby massage {n} (massage therapy for infants) SEE: infant massage  ::
baby monitor {n} (Intercom system)  :: babyalarm {c}
baby pink {adj} (pale pink color)  :: babylyserød
baby powder {n} (astringent powder)  :: babypudder {n}
babysit {v} (To watch or tend someone else's child for a period of time, often for money)  :: babysitte
babysitter {n} (baby or child caretaker)  :: babysitter, barnepige, aftenvagt
babysitting {n} (work of a babysitter)  :: babysitning {c}, babysitting {c}
baby talk {n} (form of speech used when talking to babies)  :: babysnak {c}
baby tooth {n} (tooth which will be replaced) SEE: milk tooth  ::
baby weight {n} (weight of a baby at birth) SEE: birth weight  ::
baccalaureate {n} (bachelor's degree) SEE: bachelor's degree  ::
baccarat {n} (card game)  :: baccarat
bachelor {n} (unmarried man)  :: ungkarl {c}
bachelor {n} (bachelor's degree)  :: bachelor {c}, bachelorgrad {c}
bachelor {n} (person who has achieved bachelor's degree)  :: bachelor {c}
bachelor party {n} (party)  :: polterabend {c}
bachelor's degree {n} (first or lowest academic degree)  :: bachelor {c}, bachelorgrad {c}
back {adv} (to or in a previous condition or place)  :: tilbage
back {n} (the rear of body)  :: ryg {c}
back {n} (the reverse side)  :: bagside {c}
backbone {n} (series of vertebrae that encloses the spinal cord)  :: rygrad {c}
backbone {n} (any fundamental support, structure, or infrastructure)  :: fundament {n}, basis {c}
backbone {n} (courage, fortitude, or strength)  :: rygrad {c}
backbone {n} (backbone) SEE: spine  ::
backgammon {n} (board game)  :: backgammon {n}
background radiation {n} (ionizing radiation that is naturally present in the environment)  :: baggrundsstråling {c}
back matter {n} (parts of a book that appear after the text)  :: bagtekst
backpack {n} (worn on a person's back, e.g., for hiking)  :: rygsæk {c}
back seat {n} (seat)  :: bagsæde {n}
backside {n} (back side of something)  :: bagside
backside {n} (buttocks)  :: numse, bagdel
back vowel {n} (Any vowel sound produced in the back of the mouth)  :: bagtungevokal {c}
backward compatible {adj} (compatible with older systems)  :: baglæns kompatibel
bacon {n} (cut of meat)  :: flæsk {n}
bacteria {n} (bacteria)  :: bakterie
bacteriology {n} (scientific study of bacteria)  :: bakteriologi {c}
bacteriophage {n} (a virus that infects bacteria)  :: bakteriofag {c}
bacterium {n} (single celled organism with no nucleus or organelles)  :: bakterie
Bactria {prop} (Greek name for ancient country)  :: Baktrien
bad {adj} (not good)  :: dårlig
bad {adj} (seemingly non-appropriate, in manners)  :: dårlig
bad {adj} (not suitable or fitting)  :: dårlig
bad {adj} (tricky; stressful; unpleasant)  :: dårlig, ubehagelig
bad {adj} (evil, wicked)  :: ond, slet, slem
bad {adj} (faulty; not functional)  :: dårlig
bad {adj} (of breath: malodorous)  :: dårlig
bad {adv} (badly) SEE: badly  ::
bad breath {n} (unpleasant breath)  :: dårlig ånde {c}
baddie {n} (a person of bad character in a work of fiction)  :: skurk {c}
Baden {prop} (former state)  :: Baden
Baden-Württemberg {prop} (state of Germany)  :: Baden-Württemberg
badge {n} (distinctive mark)  :: mærke {n}, emblem {n}
badger {v} (fart) SEE: fart  ::
badger {n} (mammal)  :: grævling {c}
badlands {n} (arid terrain with severely eroded sedimentary rocks)  :: badland {n}
bad luck {n} (misfortune)  :: uheld {n}
badly {adv} (in a bad manner)  :: dårligt
badminton {n} (a racquet sport)  :: badminton {c}
badminton court {n} (indoor court)  :: badmintonbane {c}
badminton player {n} (a person who plays badminton)  :: badmintonspiller {c}
badware {n} (malware) SEE: malware  ::
bag {n} (flexible container)  :: pose, bærepose, sæk, taske
bag {n} (ugly woman)  :: sæk
bag {n} (suitcase) SEE: suitcase  ::
bag {n} (backpack) SEE: backpack  ::
bagel {n} (toroidal bread roll that is boiled and then baked)  :: bagel {c}
baggage {n} (luggage) SEE: luggage  ::
Baghdad {prop} (city)  :: Bagdad
bagpipe {n} (bagpipes) SEE: bagpipes  ::
bagpipes {n} (musical wind instrument)  :: sækkepibe
Bahamas {prop} (country in the Caribbean)  :: Bahamas
Bahrain {prop} (country in the Middle East)  :: Bahrain
Baikal {prop} (a large lake in Russia)  :: Bajkalsøen
bail {n} (security)  :: kaution {c}
bail {n} (release from imprisonment on payment of such money)  :: løsladelse mod kaution {c}
bail {n} (person providing such payment.)  :: kautionist {c}
bake {v} (to cook in an oven)  :: bage
bake {v} (to dry by heat)  :: tørre
bake {v} (to become baked)  :: bage
baked beans {n} (food)  :: hvide bønner i tomatsauce
baker {n} (person who bakes and sells bread, etc)  :: bager {c}
Baker {prop} (Occupational surname)  :: Bager
baker's {n} (bakery) SEE: bakery  ::
baker's dozen {n} (cousin) SEE: cousin  ::
bakery {n} (a shop in which bread and such is baked and sold)  :: bageri {n}
baking {n} (action in which something is baked)  :: bagning {c}
baking powder {n} (dry leavening agent used in baking)  :: bagepulver {n}
baking soda {n} (common name for sodium bicarbonate)  :: natron {n}
baklava {n} (sweet pastry)  :: baklava
Baku {prop} (the capital of Azerbaijan)  :: Baku
balaclava {n} (headgear)  :: elefanthue
balalaika {n} (Russian instrument)  :: balalajka
balance {n} (equilibrium)  :: balance {c}, ligevægt {c}
balance {n} (mental equilibrium)  :: ligevægt {c}
balance {n} (scales)  :: vægtskål {c}, vægt {c}
balance {n} (awareness of both viewpoints)  :: afvejning {c}
balance {n} (accounting: list of credits and debits)  :: balance {c}
balance {n} (difference between credit and debit of an account)  :: saldo {c}
balance {v} (to estimate) SEE: estimate  ::
balance {n} (astrology: Libra) SEE: Libra  ::
balance of power {n} (situation of equilibrium)  :: magtbalance {c}
balance sheet {n} (summary of assets, liabilities and equity)  :: balance {c}
balcony {n} (structure extending from a building)  :: altan {c}, balkon {c}
balcony {n} (structure overlooking a stage)  :: balkon {c}
bald {adj} (having no hair)  :: skaldet
bald {adj} ((of tyre) whose surface is worn away)  :: nedslidt
bald patch {n} (area of baldness)  :: måne {c}
bale {v} (to remove water from a boat) SEE: bail  ::
Balearic Islands {prop} (group of Mediterranean islands)  :: Baleariske Øer {c-p}
Bali {prop} (name of island)  :: Bali
Balkan {adj} (Of or relating to the Balkan Peninsula)  :: Balkan
Balkanian {adj} (Balkan) SEE: Balkan  ::
Balkanic {adj} (of or relating to Balkan peninsula) SEE: Balkan  ::
Balkan Peninsula {prop} (peninsula in southeastern Europe, see also: Balkans)  :: Balkanhalvøen {c} [definite form. The indefinite form is not used.], Balkan
Balkans {prop} (geographical region in the southeast of Europe, see also: Balkan Peninsula)  :: Balkan
ball {n} (object, generally spherical, used for playing games)  :: bold {c}, (hard) kugle
ball {n} (formal dance)  :: bal {n}
ballast {n} (heavy material placed in the hold of a vessel)  :: ballast
ball bearing {n} (bearing assembly with spherical balls)  :: kugleleje
ballet {n} (form of dance)  :: ballet {c}
ballet {n} (theatrical presentation)  :: ballet {c}
ball game {n} (game played with a ball)  :: boldspil {n}
ballistic missile {n} (missile)  :: ballistisk missil {n}
ball lightning {n} (a short-lived, glowing ball sometimes observed to float in the air)  :: kuglelyn
balloon {n} (inflatable object)  :: ballon
balloon {n} (child’s toy)  :: ballon
balloon {n} (inflatable object to transport people through the air)  :: luftballon
balloon {n} (sac inserted into part of the body)  :: ballon
balloon {n} (speech bubble) SEE: speech bubble  ::
balloonfish {n} (blowfish) SEE: blowfish  ::
ballot {n} (process of voting)  :: afstemning {c}
ball pen {n} (ballpoint pen) SEE: ballpoint pen  ::
ballpoint pen {n} (pen)  :: kuglepen {c}
balls {n} (follow the translations in the entry "ball") SEE: ball  ::
balm {n} (sweet-smelling oil or resin derived from some plants) SEE: balsam  ::
balm {n} (plant or tree yielding such substance) SEE: balsam  ::
balm {n} (soothing lotion) SEE: balsam  ::
balm {n} (figurative: something soothing) SEE: balsam  ::
balmy {adj} (soothing or fragrant)  :: balsamisk
balmy {adj} (mild and pleasant)  :: balsamisk
balsam {n} (soothing ointment)  :: balsam {c}
balsam {n} (flowering plant of the genus Impatiens)  :: balsamin
Baltic {prop} (Baltic Sea) SEE: Baltic Sea  ::
Baltic {adj} (of the Baltic region or sea)  :: Østersø- [in compound words], baltisk
Baltic {adj} (pertaining to the Baltic languages)  :: baltisk
Baltic {adj} (pertaining to the Balts)  :: baltisk
Baltic {prop} (Baltic region, Baltic states)  :: Baltikum
Baltic herring {n} (Clupea harengus membras)  :: østersøsild
Baltic Sea {prop} (a sea)  :: Østersøen
balun {n} (electronic device)  :: balun
balustrade {n} (row of balusters)  :: balustrade
Balzacian {adj} (of or pertaining to Honoré de Balzac or his writings)  :: balzaciansk, balzacsk
Bamako {prop} (capital of Mali)  :: Bamako
Bambara {prop} (language)  :: bambara
bamboo {n} (plant)  :: bambus {c}
Bamboo Curtain {prop} (political barrier between communist and capitalist in Asia)  :: Bambustæppet
ban {n} (prohibition)  :: forbud {n}
Banach space {n} (complete normed vector space)  :: Banachrum {n}
banana {n} (fruit)  :: banan {c}
banana peel {n} (outermost layer of the banana)  :: bananskræl {c}
banana republic {n} (country)  :: bananrepublik {c}, bananstat {c}
banana skin {n} (banana skin) SEE: banana peel  ::
band {n} (strip of material wrapped around things to hold them together)  :: band
bandage {n} (medical binding)  :: bandage {c}
bandage {v} (to apply a bandage to something)  :: forbinde
Bandar Seri Begawan {prop} (capital of Brunei)  :: Bandar Seri Begawan
bandicoot {n} (small Australian marsupial with a long snout)  :: punggrævling {c}
bandit {n} (one who robs others)  :: bandit {c}
bandog {n} (guard dog) SEE: guard dog  ::
bandwidth {n} (width of a frequency band)  :: båndbredde
bandwidth {n} (width of the smallest frequency band within which the signal can fit)  :: båndbredde
bandwidth {n} (measure of data flow rate in digital networks)  :: båndbredde
bandy {n} (winter sport played on ice)  :: bandy {c}
bane {v} (to (kill by) poison) SEE: poison  ::
bane {n} (killer) SEE: killer  ::
bane {n} (source of harm or ruin; affliction)  :: bane
bang {n} (A sudden percussive noise)  :: brag {n}, knald
bang {n} (A strike upon an object causing such a noise)  :: brag {n}, knald
bang {n} (An explosion)  :: brag {n}, knald
bang {n} (hair that hangs down over the forehead)  :: pandehår
bang {v} (to make sudden loud noises)  :: knalde, brage
bang {v} (slang: to engage in sexual intercourse)  :: knalde
bang {interj} (verbal percussive sound)  :: bang
banger {n} (cylinder) SEE: cylinder  ::
Bangkok {prop} (the capital of Thailand)  :: Bangkok
Bangla {prop} (Bengali) SEE: Bengali  ::
Bangladesh {prop} (country)  :: Bangladesh
Bangui {prop} (capital of the Central African Republic)  :: Bangui
banjo {n} (a musical instrument)  :: banjo
Banjul {prop} (capital of the Gambia)  :: Banjul
bank {n} (institution)  :: bank
bank {n} (branch office)  :: bank, bankfilial
bank {n} (storage for important goods)  :: -bank
bank {n} (edge of river or lake)  :: bred {c}
bank {n} (an underwater area of higher elevation, a sandbank)  :: banke
bank {n} (embankment, an earth slope)  :: vold
bank {n} (row or panel of items)  :: række, batteri
bankable {adj} (reliable) SEE: reliable  ::
bank account {n} (fund deposited by a customer for safekeeping in a bank)  :: bankkonto {c}
bank account {n} (bank statement) SEE: bank statement  ::
bank card {n} (card issued by a bank)  :: hævekort {n} [card which can only be used in the issuing bank]
bank machine {n} (automated teller machine) SEE: automated teller machine  ::
banknote {n} (paper currency)  :: pengeseddel {c}
bank robber {n} (one who robs or steals from a bank)  :: bankrøver {c}
bankrupt {adj} (having been legally declared insolvent)  :: bankerot, fallit, konkurs
bankruptcy {n} (legally declared or recognized condition of insolvency)  :: bankerot {c}, fallit {c}, konkurs {c}
bank statement {n} (statement of transactions and balances)  :: kontoudtog {n}, kontouddrag {n}, kontoudskrift {c}
banner {n} (flag)  :: banner
banner {n} (large sign)  :: banner
banner {n} (large piece of cloth with a device or motto borne in a procession)  :: banner
banner {n} (advertisement in a web page)  :: banner {c}, bannerreklame {c}
banner {n} (principal standard of a knight)  :: standart, rytterfane
banner {adj} (exceptional; very good)  :: fremragende
banquet {n} (a large celebratory meal; a feast)  :: middag, banket
baptise {v} (baptise) SEE: baptize  ::
baptism {n} (Christian sacrament)  :: dåb {c}
baptismal font {n} (a basin used for baptism)  :: døbefont {c}
baptize {v} (Perform the Christian sacrament of baptism)  :: døbe
bar {n} (vertical bar mark) SEE: pipe  ::
bar {n} (business licensed to sell intoxicating beverages)  :: bar {c}, kro {c}
bar {n} (counter of such a premises)  :: bar {c}, bardisk {c}
bar {n} (closet containing alcoholic beverages in a private house or a hotel room)  :: hjemmebar {c} [in a hotel room], barskab {n}
bar {n} (official order prohibiting some activity)  :: forbud {n}
bar {n} (sports: in high jump and pole vault)  :: barre {c}
bar {n} (unit of pressure)  :: bar {c}
bar {n} (music: section of a staff) SEE: measure  ::
bar {prep} (with the exception of) SEE: except  ::
barb {n} (beard or something that resembles a beard) SEE: beard  ::
Barbados {prop} (country in the Caribbean)  :: Barbados
Barbara {prop} (cognates and transliterations of female given name)  :: Barbara
Barbary lion {n} (Panthera leo leo)  :: Atlasløve
barbecue {n} (cooking instrument)  :: barbecue
barbecue sauce {n} (type of sauce)  :: barbecuesovs {c}
barbed wire {n} (twisted strands of steel wire)  :: pigtråd {c}
Barcelona {prop} (capital of Catalonia)  :: Barcelona
barcode {n} (set of machine-readable parallel bars)  :: stregkode
barcode reader {n} (electronic device)  :: stregkodelæser {c}, stregkodescanner {c}
barcode scanner {n} (barcode reader) SEE: barcode reader  ::
bare {adj} (naked, uncovered)  :: bar
barefoot {adj} (wearing nothing on the feet)  :: barfodet
barefoot {adv} (wearing nothing on the feet)  :: barfodet
barefooted {adj} (barefoot) SEE: barefoot  ::
barefooted {adv} (barefoot) SEE: barefoot  ::
Barents Region {prop} (the land along the coast of the Barents Sea)  :: Barents regionen
Barents Sea {prop} (part of the Arctic Ocean)  :: Barentshavet {n} [definite form]
barge {n} (flat-bottomed bulk carrier mainly for inland waters)  :: pram
baritone {n} (male voice)  :: baryton {c}
baritone {n} (person, instrument or group)  :: baryton {c}
baritone horn {n} (baritone horn) SEE: baritone  ::
barium {n} (chemical element)  :: barium
bark {v} (to make a loud noise (dogs))  :: , bjæffe
bark {v} (to make a clamor)  :: råbe op
bark {v} (to speak sharply)  :: råbe, bjæffe [slang]
bark {n} (short, loud, explosive utterance)  :: gøen {c}
bark {n} (exterior covering of a tree)  :: bark {c}
bark {v} (to strip the bark from, to peel)  :: afbarke
bark {v} (to abrade or rub off any outer covering from)  :: skrubbe
bark {v} (to cover or inclose with bark, or as with bark)  :: tække
bark {n} (small sailing vessel)  :: fartøj, bark
bark {n} (three-masted vessel, foremast and mainmast square-rigged, mizzenmast schooner-rigged)  :: bark
bark {v} (to girdle) SEE: girdle  ::
barley {n} (Hordeum vulgare or its grains)  :: byg {c}
barman {n} (bartender) SEE: bartender  ::
barn {n} (child) SEE: child  ::
barn {n} (building)  :: lade {c} [for storage], stald {c} [for animals]
barnacle {n} (barnacle goose) SEE: barnacle goose  ::
barnacle goose {n} (Branta leucopsis)  :: bramgås {c}
Barnaul {prop} (city in Russia)  :: Barnaul
barn owl {n} (An owl of the genus Tyto)  :: slørugle
barometer {n} (an instrument for measuring atmospheric pressure)  :: barometer {n}
baron {n} (male ruler of a barony)  :: baron {c}
baroness {n} (female ruler of a barony)  :: baronesse
barony {n} (a dominion ruled by a baron or baroness)  :: baroni {n}
baroscope {n} (barometer) SEE: barometer  ::
barquentine {n} (sailing vessel)  :: Barkentine
barracuda {n} (predatory competitor) SEE: shark  ::
barre chord {n} (a guitar chord)  :: barregreb
barrel {n} (round vessel made from staves bound with a hoop)  :: tønde {c}, fad {n}
barricade {n} (a barrier constructed across a road, especially as a military defence)  :: barrikade {c}
barrier {n} (structure that bars passage)  :: barriere {c}, afspærring {c}
barrier {n} (obstacle or impediment)  :: barriere {c}, forhindring {c}
barrier {n} (boundary or limit)  :: grænse {c}
barrow {n} (mound of earth and stones raised over a grave)  :: bjerg {n}
Barrow's goldeneye {n} (a duck in the goldeneye genus, Bucephala islandica)  :: islandsk hvinand {c}
bartender {n} (person who works in a bar)  :: bartender {c}, barmand {c} [male], barpige {c} [younger female]
barter {n} (exchange of goods or services)  :: byttehandel {c}, tuskhandel {c} [exchange without money]
Bartholomew {prop} (the Apostle)  :: Bartholomæus
basalt {n} (hard rock)  :: basalt
bascule bridge {n} (type of movable bridge)  :: klapbro {c}
base {n} (apron) SEE: apron  ::
baseball {n} (ball game)  :: baseball
based {adj} (founded on)  :: baseret
based {v} (being derived from)  :: baseret
basement {n} (floor below ground level)  :: kælder
Basenji {n} (Basenji)  :: basenji
bash {v} (collide) SEE: collide  ::
Bashkir {prop} (language)  :: basjkirsk
Bashkiria {prop} (Bashkortostan) SEE: Bashkortostan  ::
Bashkortostan {prop} (federal subject of Russia)  :: Basjkortostan, Basjkirien
basic {adj} (necessary, essential for life or some process)  :: basal, grundlæggende
basic {adj} (elementary, simple, merely functional)  :: basal, elementær
basic {adj} (chemistry: of a base)  :: basisk
basic income {n} (basic income)  :: borgerløn {c}
basic research {n} (type of research)  :: grundforskning {c}
basil {n} (plant)  :: basilikum {c}
basil {n} (herb)  :: basilikum {c}
basilean {n} (partisan of a king) SEE: royalist  ::
basilica {n} (Christian church building having a nave)  :: basilika {c}
basin {n} (bowl for washing)  :: bassin {n}
basin {n} (area of land that drains into a river)  :: afvandingsområde {n}
basis {n} (linearly independent set of vectors)  :: basis {c}
basket {n} (container)  :: kurv {c}
basket {n} (notional place to store items before ordering them online)  :: indkøbskurv
basket {n} (basketball: hoop from which a net is suspended)  :: kurv, ring
basket {n} (basketball: act of putting the ball through the basket)  :: scoring
basketball {n} (the sport)  :: basketball {c}
basketball {n} (the ball used in the sport)  :: basketball {c}
basketball hoop {n} (a hoop use in basketball)  :: basketballkurv {c}, basketkurv {c}
basketball player {n} (person who plays basketball)  :: basketballspiller {c}
basketmaker {n} (person who weaves baskets)  :: kurvemager
basking shark {n} (Cetorhinus maximus)  :: brugde {c}
Basque {prop} (language)  :: baskisk
Basque {n} (member of a people)  :: basker {c}
Basque {adj} (relative to the Basque people or their language)  :: baskisk
Basque Country {prop} (geographical region in Spain and France)  :: Baskerlandet
Basque Country {prop} (the region where the Basque language is spoken)  :: Baskerlandet
Basque Country {prop} (autonomous community within Spain)  :: Baskerlandet
Basseterre {prop} (capital of Saint Kitts and Nevis)  :: Basseterre
bass guitar {n} (stringed musical instrument)  :: basguitar
bassoon {n} (musical instrument in the woodwind family)  :: fagot {c}
bassoonist {n} (person who plays the bassoon)  :: fagottist
bastard {n} (person born to unmarried parents)  :: bastard {c}, uægte barn {n}
bastard {n} (contemptible etc. person)  :: røvhul {n}
bastille {n} (prison) SEE: prison  ::
bastille {n} (fortress) SEE: fortress  ::
bat {n} (small flying mammal)  :: flagermus {c}
bate {v} (masturbate) SEE: masturbate  ::
bath {n} (tub)  :: badekar {n}
bath {v} (To wash a person or animal in a bath)  :: bade
bathe {n} (act of bathing)  :: bad {n}
bathe {v} (to sunbathe) SEE: sunbathe  ::
bathing suit {n} (tight fitting garment for swimming) SEE: swimsuit  ::
bathing trunks {n} (pair of shorts or briefs) SEE: swimming trunks  ::
bath mat {n} (mat used next to a bathtub)  :: bademåtte {c}
bathrobe {n} (terrycloth robe)  :: badekåbe {c}
bathroom {n} (a room with a bathtub)  :: badeværelse {c}
bathroom {n} (room with a toilet) SEE: toilet  ::
Bathsheba {prop} (biblical character)  :: Batseba {c}
bathtub {n} (large container in which a person may bathe)  :: badekar {n}
batik {n} (A method of dyeing fabric)  :: batik
baton {n} (military staff of office)  :: stav {c}, embedsstav {c}, marskalstav {c} [of a marshal]
baton {n} (music: conductor's stick)  :: taktstok {c}, dirigentstok {c}
baton {n} (sports: object transferred by relay runners)  :: stafet {c}
baton {n} (club of the police)  :: politistav {c}, knippel {c}
battering ram {n} (type of siege engine used to smash gates and walls)  :: rambuk {c}
battery {n} (device storing electricity)  :: batteri {n}
battery {n} (legal: act of unlawful violence)  :: legemsbeskadigelse {c}, legemskrænkelse {n}
battery {n} (coordinated group of artillery)  :: batteri {n}
battery {n} (array of similar things)  :: batteri {n}
battery hen {n} (hen kept in small cage)  :: burhøne {c}
battle {n} (general action, fight, or encounter; a combat)  :: slag {n}
battle {n} (struggle; a contest; as, the battle of life)  :: kamp {c}
battle-ax {n} (battle axe) SEE: battle axe  ::
battle axe {n} (electric guitar) SEE: electric guitar  ::
battle axe {n} (ancient military weapon)  :: stridsøkse {c}
battle cry {n} (something the troops yell out when going to war or battle)  :: kampråb {n}, krigsråb {n}
Battle of Britain {prop} (series of air engagements between the British Royal Air Force and the German Luftwaffe during World War II)  :: slaget om England {n}
battle of the sexes {n} (persistent state of opposition between males and females)  :: kønskamp {c}, kønskrig {c}
battle of the sexes {n} (any competition between males and females)  :: kønskamp {c}, kønskrig {c}
battleship {n} (warship)  :: slagskib {n}
battleship {n} (guessing game)  :: sænke slagskibe
bauxite {n} (ore)  :: bauxit {c}
Bavaria {prop} (state)  :: Bayern
bay {n} (body of water)  :: bugt {c}
Bay of Bengal {prop} (Large bay in the northeastern Indian Ocean)  :: Bengalske Bugt
Bay of Biscay {prop} (gulf)  :: Biscayen, Biscayabugten
Bay of Mecklenburg {prop} (bay in the Baltic Sea)  :: Mecklenburg bugt
bayonet {n} (weapon)  :: bajonet {c}
bazaar {n} (marketplace)  :: basar
BBC {prop} (British Broadcasting Corporation)  :: BBC
be {v} (occupy a place)  :: være
be {v} (occur, take place)  :: finde sted, ske
be {v} (exist)  :: være, være til
be {v} (elliptical form of "be here", or similar)  :: være, være her
be {v} (used to indicate that the subject and object are the same)  :: være
be {v} (used to indicate that the values on either side of an equation are the same)  :: være, være lig med
be {v} (used to indicate that the subject plays the role of the predicate nominal)  :: være
be {v} (used to connect a noun to an adjective that describes it)  :: være
be {v} (used to indicate that the subject has the qualities described by a noun or noun phrase)  :: være
be {v} (used to form the passive voice)  :: blive
be {v} (used to form the continuous forms of various tenses)  :: Not used in Danish
be {v} ((archaic) used to form the perfect aspect with certain intransitive verbs)  :: være
be {v} (used to form future tenses, especially the future subjunctive)  :: ville
be {v} (used to indicate weather, air quality, or the like)  :: være
be able to {v} (have ability to)  :: kunne
beach {n} (sandy shore)  :: strand {c}
beachhead {n} (area of hostile territory)  :: brohoved {n}
beachhead {n} (initial success)  :: brohoved {n}
bead tree {n} (Melia azedarach)  :: paternostertræ
beak {n} (structure projecting from a bird's face)  :: næb
beaker {n} (flat-bottomed vessel)  :: bægerglas
beam {n} (principal horizontal beam in a building)  :: bjælke {c}, drager {c}
beam {v} (to emit light)  :: stråle
bean {n} (seed)  :: bønne {c}, bønner {p}
bean goose {n} (Anser fabalis)  :: sædgås {c}
beanlike {adj} (having the nature of a bean)  :: bønneagtig
beany {adj} (beanlike) SEE: beanlike  ::
bear {v} (to give birth) SEE: give birth  ::
bear {n} (large mammal of family Ursidae)  :: bjørn {c}
bearberry {n} (the genus Arctostaphylos)  :: melbærris
bearberry {n} (the species Arctostaphylos uva-ursi)  :: hede-melbærris
bearcat {n} (red panda) SEE: red panda  ::
bearcat {n} (giant panda) SEE: giant panda  ::
bear cub {n} (young bear)  :: bjørneunge {c}
beard {n} (facial hair)  :: skæg {n}
bearded {adj} (having a beard)  :: skægget
bearded tit {n} (Panurus biarmicus)  :: skægmejse {c}
bearded vulture {n} (vulture) SEE: lammergeier  ::
bear garlic {n} (ramsons) SEE: ramsons  ::
bear hug {n} (any especially large hug, usually friendly)  :: bamseknus
bearing {n} (mechanical device)  :: leje
bearing {n} (nautical sense)  :: pejling {c}
beau {n} (boyfriend) SEE: boyfriend  ::
Beaufort scale {prop} (measure for the intensity of the wind)  :: Beaufort-skalaen {c}
beautiful {adj} (possessing charm and attractive)  :: smuk
beauty {n} (quality of pleasing appearance)  :: skønhed {c}
beauty {n} (beautiful female)  :: skønhed {c}
beauty contest {n} (beauty pageant) SEE: beauty pageant  ::
beauty is in the eye of the beholder {proverb} (people have different ideas of what is beautiful)  :: skønhed ligger i øjet der ser
beauty is only skin deep {proverb} (a person's character is more important than their outward appearance)  :: skønhed kommer indefra
beauty pageant {n} (competition on attractiveness)  :: skønhedskonkurrence {c}
beauty parlor {n} (salon with hairdressers and beauticians)  :: skønhedssalon {c}
beauty queen {n} (winner of a beauty contest)  :: skønhedsdronning {c}
beauty salon {n} (beauty salon) SEE: beauty parlor  ::
beauty spot {n} (birthmark) SEE: mole  ::
beaver {n} (aquatic rodent)  :: bæver
beaver {n} (coarse slang: pubic hair/vulva of a woman)  :: mis {c}
be born {v} (to come into existence through birth)  :: blive født
be bothered {v} (have enthusiasm)  :: gide
be called {v} (to have a specific name)  :: hedde
because {adv} (on account)  :: på grund af
because {conj} (by or for the cause that; on this account that; for the reason that)  :: fordi
because of {prep} (on account of, by reason of, for the purpose of)  :: på grund af
Bechuanaland {prop} (former name for Botswana)  :: Bechuanaland, Protektoratet Bechuanaland
beck and call {n} (summons and control, in a position as an attendant or servant)  :: hoppe og springe for en, stå på pinde for en
become {v} (to begin to be)  :: blive
become {v} (to look attractive on, be suitable for)  :: passe godt
bed {n} (piece of furniture)  :: seng {c}
bed {n} (garden plot)  :: bed {n}
bed {n} (shaped piece of timber to hold a cask clear) SEE: pallet  ::
bed and breakfast {n} (guesthouse providing breakfast)  :: bed and breakfast {c}
bedbug {n} (small nocturnal insect)  :: væggelus {c}
bedclothes {n} (sheets, blankets, quilts or other coverings used on a bed)  :: sengetøj {n}
bedcover {n} (decorative cover for a bed) SEE: bedspread  ::
bedding {n} (bedlinen)  :: sengetøj {n}
bedlam {n} (place or situation of chaos)  :: galehus {n}
bedlinen {n} (cloth items used to make up a bed)  :: sengelinned {n}, sengetøj {n}
bedouin {n} (desert-dweller)  :: beduin {c}
bedrock {n} (underground solid rock)  :: klippe {c}
bedroom {n} (room in a house where a bed is kept for sleeping)  :: soveværelse {n}
bedsheet {n} (a sheet, a piece of cloth cut and finished as bedlinen)  :: lagen {n}
bedside table {n} (nightstand) SEE: nightstand  ::
bedspread {n} (topmost covering of a bed)  :: sengetæppe {n}
bedtime {n} (time when one goes to bed to sleep)  :: sengetid {c}
bee {n} (insect)  :: bi {c}
beech {n} (tree of Fagus family)  :: bøg {c}, bøgetræ {n}
bee-eater {n} (bird in the family Meropidae)  :: biæder {c}
beef {n} (cow, bull) SEE: cow  ::
beef {n} (meat)  :: oksekød {n}
beefy {adj} (muscular) SEE: muscular  ::
beehive {n} (home of bees)  :: bikube {c}
beekeeper {n} (someone who keeps bees)  :: biavler {c}
beer {n} (alcoholic drink made of malt)  :: øl {c}
beer {n} (glass of beer)  :: øl {c}
beer belly {n} (protruding abdomen)  :: ølmave {c}, ølvom {c}
beer bottle {n} (a bottle designed to contain beer)  :: ølflaske {c}
beer can {n} (can containing beer)  :: øldåse {c}
beer gut {n} (beer belly) SEE: beer belly  ::
beestings {n} (first milk drawn from an animal) SEE: colostrum  ::
beeswax {n} (wax secreted by bees)  :: bivoks
beet {n} (Beta vulgaris)  :: bede {c}
beetle {n} (insect)  :: bille {c}
beetroot {n} (a normally deep red coloured cultivar of the beet)  :: rødbede {c}
beet sugar {n} (sugar made from sugar beet)  :: roesukker {n}
before {prep} (earlier than in time)  :: før
before {prep} (in front of in space)  :: foran
before {prep} (in front of according to an ordering system)  :: før, inden
before {adv} (at an earlier time)  :: før, tidligere
before {adv} (in advance)  :: forud
before {conj} (in advance of the time when)  :: før, inden
before {conj} (rather or sooner than)  :: hellere
beforehand {adv} (at an earlier time)  :: på forhånd, i forvejen
before long {prep} (soon) SEE: soon  ::
beg {v} (to request the help of someone, ask for money)  :: tigge
beg {v} (to supplicate, to plead with someone for help)  :: bede, bønfalde
beget {v} (to cause, to produce)  :: afføde, skabe
beget {v} (to procreate)  :: [dated] avle
beggar {n} (person who begs)  :: tigger {c}, tiggerske {c} [female], betler {c}, betlerske {c} [female]
begin {v} (to start, to initiate or take the first step into something.)  :: begynde
behavior {n} (way matter or systems behave)  :: opførsel {c}
behaviour {n} (behavior) SEE: behavior  ::
behead {v} (to remove the head)  :: halshugge
beheadal {n} (beheading) SEE: beheading  ::
beheading {n} (an instance of beheading)  :: halshugning {c}
behest {n} (promise) SEE: promise  ::
behind {prep} (at the back of)  :: bag ved
behind {prep} (to the back of)  :: bag ved, bagefter
behind {prep} (after, time- or motion-wise)  :: bagefter, efter
behind {prep} (in support of)  :: bag
behind {adv} (at the back part; in the rear)  :: bagud
behind {adv} (toward the back part or rear; backward)  :: tilbage
behind {adv} (overdue)  :: bagefter
behind {adv} (slow; of a watch or clock)  :: bagefter, forsinket
behind {adv} (existing afterwards)  :: tilbage
behind {n} (rear, back-end)  :: bagside {c}
behind {n} (butt, buttocks)  :: bagdel {c}, rumpe {c}
behind the scenes {prep} (in secret; out of public view)  :: bag kulisserne
beige {n} (colour)  :: beige
Beijing {prop} (capital of China)  :: Beijing, Peking [uncommon]
being {n} (a living creature)  :: væsen
being {n} (the state or fact of existence)  :: opstå
Beirut {prop} (capital of Lebanon)  :: Beirut
Belarus {prop} (country)  :: Hviderusland
Belarusian {adj} (pertaining to Belarus)  :: hviderussisk
Belarusian {prop} (language)  :: hviderusser {c}
belemnite {n} (a member of the extinct order Belemnitida)  :: blemnit {c}, vættelys {n} [fossil remain of a belemnite arm, resembling a short candle]
Belgian {n} (Belgian, person from Belgium)  :: belgier {c}
Belgian {adj} (of or pertaining to Belgium)  :: belgisk
Belgian {adj} (of or pertaining to Belgians or Belgian people)  :: belgisk
Belgian Sheepdog {n} (Umbrella term for the four Belgian sheepdog variants)  :: belgisk hyrdehund {c}
Belgium {prop} (country in Europe)  :: Belgien
Belgorod {prop} (a city in Russia)  :: Belgorod
Belgrade {prop} (capital of Serbia)  :: Beograd, Belgrad [very archaic]
belief {n} (mental acceptance of a claim as truth)  :: tro {c}
believable {adj} (capable of being believed; credible)  :: trolig, troværdig
believe {v} (to accept that someone is telling the truth (object: person))  :: tro
believe {v} (to accept as true)  :: tro
believe {v} (to consider likely)  :: tro, mene
believe {v} (to have religious faith; to believe in a greater truth)  :: tro
Belize {prop} (country)  :: Belize
Belize City {prop} (Belize City)  :: Belize City
bell {n} (percussive instrument)  :: klokke {c}
bell {n} (nautical: any of a series of strokes struck to indicate time)  :: glas {c}
belladonna {n} (a plant, Atropa belladonna) SEE: deadly nightshade  ::
bellboy {n} (A male worker, usually at a hotel, who carries luggage and runs errands)  :: piccolo {c}
bellflower {n} (plant of genus Campanula)  :: klokkeblomst {c}
bellflower {n} (flower)  :: klokkeblomst {c}
bellicist {n} (warmonger) SEE: warmonger  ::
bellicose {adj} (warlike in nature)  :: krigerisk
bellow {n} (the deep roar of a large animal, or any similar loud noise)  :: brøl {n}
bellow {v} (to make a noise like the deep roar of a large animal)  :: brøle
bellow {v} (to shout or scream in a deep voice)  :: brøle, larme
bellows {n} (air blower)  :: blæsebælg {c}
bell pepper {n} (spicy-sweet vegetable)  :: peberfrugt {c}, peber {c}
bell ringer {n} (bell ringer)  :: klokker {c}
belly {n} (abdomen)  :: bug {c}, mave {c}
bellyache {n} (pain in the belly, stomach, or abdomen)  :: mavepine {c}
bellybutton {n} (the navel or umbilicus) SEE: navel  ::
belly dancer {n} (person who performs belly dances)  :: mavedanser {c}
Belmopan {prop} (Belmopan)  :: Belmopan
belong {v} (have its proper place)  :: have sin plads, passe, tilhøre
belong {v} (be accepted in a group)  :: høre hjemme
belong {v} (be the property of)  :: tilhøre, høre til
belong {v} (be the guardian, spouse or partner of)  :: henhøre (under)
belong {v} (set theory: be an element of)  :: tilhøre
belt {n} (band worn around the waist)  :: livrem {c}, bælte {n}
belt {n} (band used for safety purposes)  :: sikkerhedssele {c}
belt {n} (band used in a machine to help transfer motion or power)  :: drivrem {c}
belt {n} (powerful blow)  :: slag {c}, kæberasler {c}
belt {n} (geographical region)  :: bælte {n}, område {n}, region {c}
belt {v} (surround)  :: omringe, omgive
belt out {v} (belt out)  :: skråle
beluga {n} (cetacean, Delphinapterus leucas)  :: hvidhval {c}
belvedere {n} (raised structure offering a pleasant view of the surrounding area)  :: udsigtstårn {n}
bench {n} (long seat)  :: bænk {c}
benchlet {n} (stool) SEE: stool  ::
Benedict {prop} (male given name)  :: Bent
Benedicta {prop} (feminine form of Benedict)  :: Benedikte
beneficial {adj} (helpful or good to something or someone)  :: gavnlig
benefit {n} (advantage, help or aid)  :: hjælp
Bengal {prop} (region in South Asia)  :: Bengalen
Bengali {adj} (of or pertaining to Bengal)  :: bengalsk
Bengali {n} (person from Bengal)  :: bengaler {c}
Bengali {prop} (language)  :: bengali
Bengal tiger {n} (Panthera tigris tigris)  :: Bengalsk tiger
Benghazi {prop} (Benghazi, Libya)  :: Benghazi
Benin {prop} (country)  :: Benin
Benjamin {prop} (the youngest son of Jacob)  :: Benjamin
Benjamin {prop} (male given name)  :: Benjamin
be prepared {phrase} (motto)  :: vær beredt
be quiet {interj} (remain silent) SEE: silence  ::
bereave {v} (To take away someone or something important or close)  :: berøve
beriberi {n} (pathology: ailment caused by deficiency of vitamin B)  :: beriberi
Bering Sea {prop} (sea)  :: Beringshavet
Bering Strait {prop} (strait between Russia and Alaska)  :: Beringstrædet
berkelium {n} (transuranic chemical element)  :: berkelium
Berlin {prop} (capital city of Germany)  :: Berlin
Berliner {n} (native or inhabitant of Berlin)  :: berliner {c}
Berliner {n} (doughnut)  :: berliner {c}, berlinerpfannkuchen {c}
Berlin Wall {prop} (wall that parted Berlin)  :: Berlinmuren {c}
Bermuda {prop} (island group)  :: Bermuda
Bern {prop} (city)  :: Bern
berry {n} (small fruit)  :: bær {n}
berry sugar {n} (caster sugar) SEE: caster sugar  ::
berserk {n} (a crazed Norse warrior who fought in a frenzy)  :: bersærk {c}
Bertha {prop} (female given name)  :: Bertha
Bertram {prop} (male given name)  :: Bertram
beryl {n} (gem)  :: beryl {c}
beryllium {n} (chemical element)  :: beryllium
beseech {v} (to beg)  :: bønfalde
be sick {v} (vomit) SEE: vomit  ::
besiege {v} (to surround with armed forces)  :: belejre
be silent {v} (refrain from speaking)  :: tie
Bessarabia {prop} (region)  :: Bessarabien
best {adj} (superlative of the adjective good)  :: bedst
bestial {adj} (beast-like)  :: bestialsk, dyrisk
best man {n} (primary attendant to the groom)  :: forlover {c}
best regards {n} (polite closing of a letter)  :: med venlig hilsen
bet {n} (a wager)  :: væddemål {n}
bet {v} (To stake or pledge upon the outcome of an event)  :: vædde
beta {n} (letter of the Greek alphabet)  :: beta {n}
beta blocker {n} (blocking agent)  :: betablokker {c}
beta particle {n} (energetic electron or positron)  :: betapartikel {c}
Bethlehem {prop} (City)  :: Betlehem
betray {v} (to deliver into the hands of an enemy)  :: forråde
betrayal {n} (treason) SEE: treason  ::
betrayer {n} (someone who betrays)  :: angiver, forræder
better {adj} (comparative of the adjectives good or well)  :: bedre
better {adv} (comparative form of the adverb well)  :: bedre
better an egg today than a hen tomorrow {proverb} (a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush) SEE: a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush  ::
better half {n} (spouse or lover)  :: bedre halvdel {c}
better late than never {adv} (it’s better to do something late, than to never do it at all)  :: bedre sent end aldrig
Betti number {n} (number associated with a topological space and dimension)  :: Bettital {n}
between {prep} (in the position or interval that separates two things)  :: mellem
between {prep} (shared in confidence by)  :: mellem, imellem
between {prep} (in transit from one to the other)  :: mellem
between {prep} (combined by effort or ownership)  :: tilsammen (adverb), ved fælles hjælp (by combined forces), i forening
between {prep} (one of, representing a choice)  :: mellem
between a rock and a hard place {prep} (having the choice between two unpleasant options)  :: (valge) mellem pest og kolera ((choose) between plague and cholera)
betwixt {prep} (between, specifically between two things)  :: imellem
beverage {n} (drink)  :: drik
bewitched {adj} (Under a spell; entranced)  :: forhekset
beyond {prep} (beyond) SEE: above  ::
beyond {n} (unknown) SEE: unknown  ::
beyond {prep} (on the far side of)  :: hinsides
beyond {n} (afterlife) SEE: afterlife  ::
beyond a reasonable doubt {prep} (legal standard)  :: hinsides rimelig tvivl
Bharat {prop} (India) SEE: India  ::
Bhutan {prop} (Himalayan country)  :: Bhutan
Biafra {prop} (a short-lived secessionist state in southern Nigeria in the late 1960s)  :: Biafra
bias {n} (inclination towards something; predisposition, partiality)  :: partiskhed {c}, slagside {c}, forudindtagethed {c}
biased {adj} (exhibiting bias; prejudiced)  :: tilbøjelig
biathlon {n} (winter sport)  :: skiskydning {c}
bib {n} (item of clothing for babies)  :: hagesmæk {c}, savlesmæk {c}
Bible {prop} (Christian holy book)  :: bibel {c}
biblical {adj} (Of or relating to the Bible)  :: bibelsk
bibliography {n} (section of a written work)  :: bibliografi {c}
bibliophage {n} (person who loves books) SEE: bookworm  ::
bichon {n} (bichon)  :: bichon
bicker {v} (to quarrel in a tiresome manner)  :: skændes, mundhugges
bicycle {n} (vehicle)  :: cykel {c}
bicycle helmet {n} (helmet worn while riding a bicycle)  :: cykelhjelm {c}
bicycle path {n} (segregated path for the use of bicycles)  :: cykelsti {c}
bicycle pump {n} (bicycle pump)  :: cykelpumpe {c}
bicycle tire {n}  :: cykeldæk {c}
bicyclist {n} (rider of bicycle) SEE: cyclist  ::
bid {v} (intransitive: to make an offer)  :: byde
bid {n} (offer at an auction)  :: bud
bidet {n} (low-mounted plumbing fixture for cleaning the genitalia and anus)  :: bidet {c}
bidirectional {adj} (moving in two directions)  :: bidirektional, toretnings-
bidirectional {adj} (operating in two directions)  :: bidirektional, toretnings-
big {adj} (of a great size, see also: large)  :: stor
bigamy {n} (state of having two spouses simultaneously)  :: bigami
Big Bang {prop} (cosmic event)  :: Big Bang
big brother {n} (a sibling's older brother) SEE: older brother  ::
Big Dipper {prop} (bright circumpolar asterism of the northern sky)  :: Karlsvognen {c}
bigger {adj} (comparative of big)  :: større
bighorn sheep {n} (a North American wild sheep)  :: bighornfår {n}, tykhornsfår {n}
Big Mac {n} (burger)  :: Big Mac
bigoted {adj} (being a bigot)  :: snæversynet, fordomsfuld
big sister {n} (a sibling's older sister) SEE: older sister  ::
big toe {n} (largest of the toes of the foot of a human)  :: storetå
big wheel {n} (Ferris wheel) SEE: Ferris wheel  ::
bijective {adj} (both injective and surjective)  :: bijektiv
bike path {n} (bicycle path) SEE: bicycle path  ::
biker {n} (person whose lifestyle is centered on motorcycles)  :: rocker
biker {n} (person who rides a bicycle) SEE: cyclist  ::
bikini {n} (bathing suit)  :: bikini {c}
bilberry {n} (type of blueberry from the cowberry family)  :: blåbær
bildungsroman {n} (a type of novel)  :: dannelsesroman {c}
bile {n} (secretion produced by the liver)  :: galde {c}
bile {n} (bitterness of temper; ill humour)  :: galde {c}
bilingual {adj} (speaking two languages)  :: tosproget, tvesproget
bilingual {adj} (written in two languages)  :: tosproget, tvesproget
bilingual dictionary {n} (translation dictionary) SEE: translation dictionary  ::
bill {n} (bird's beak)  :: næb
bill {n} (piece of paper money) SEE: banknote  ::
billfold {n} (wallet) SEE: wallet  ::
billiards {n} (a cue sport)  :: billard {c}
billiard table {n} (table used for playing billiards etc.)  :: billardbord {n}, billard {n}
billion {num} (a thousand million; 1,000,000,000; a milliard)  :: milliard {c}
billion {num} (a million million; 1,000,000,000,000)  :: billion {c}
billy goat {n} (male goat)  :: buk {c}, gedebuk {c}
binary {adj} (on or off)  :: binær
binary star {n} (stellar system in which two stars orbit their center of mass)  :: dobbeltstjerne
binary star system {n} (binary star) SEE: binary star  ::
binary system {n} (astronomy: system of two celestial objects) SEE: binary star  ::
bind {v} (transitive to tie or fasten tightly together, with a cord, band, ligature, chain, etc.)  :: binde
binge eating disorder {n} (medical disorder)  :: nervøs tvangsspisning
bingo {n} (game of chance)  :: bingospil
binky {n} (pacifier) SEE: pacifier  ::
binoculars {n} (hand-held device for looking at a distance)  :: kikkert {c}
binomial coefficient {n} (binomial coefficient)  :: binomialkoefficient {c}
bioaccumulation {n} (the process by which substances accumulate in the tissues of living organisms)  :: bioakkumulation {c}
biochemist {n} (A chemist whose speciality is biochemistry)  :: biokemiker
biochemistry {n} (the chemistry of those compounds that occur in living organisms, and the processes that occur in their metabolism and catabolism)  :: biokemi
biofuel {n} (biofuel)  :: biobrændsel
biography {n} (personal life story)  :: biografi {c}
biological {n} (of biology)  :: biologisk
biology {n} (study of living matter)  :: biologi
biome {n} (biological community)  :: biom {n}
biomedical {adj} (pertaining to biomedicine)  :: biomedicinsk
biomedicine {n} (a branch of medical science)  :: biomedicin
biometric {adj} (of, pertaining to or using biometrics)  :: biometrisk
biomolecule {n} (molecules)  :: biomolekyle {n}
biophysics {n} (science)  :: biofysik {c}
biopsy {n} (removal and examination of a sample of tissue for diagnostic purposes)  :: biopsi {c}
biotic {adj} (of, pertaining to, or produced by life or living organisms)  :: biotisk
bipartite {adj} (graph theory)  :: todelt
bipolar {adj} (involving both poles)  :: bipolar, bipolær
bipolar disorder {n} (psychiatric diagnostic category)  :: bipolær affektiv sindslidelse
birch {n} (tree)  :: birk
birch {n} (wood)  :: birk
bird {n} (animal)  :: fugl {c}
bird cherry {n} (Prunus padus)  :: hæg
bird cherry {n} (berry)  :: hæggebær {n}, hægebær {n}
birdhouse {n} (aviary) SEE: aviary  ::
birdie {n} (badminton: shuttlecock) SEE: shuttlecock  ::
birdie {n} (bird, birdling)  :: fugleunge {c}
birdie {n} (golf: completion of a hole one stroke below par)  :: birdie {c}
birdie {n} (rude gesture with the middle finger)  :: finger {c}, fuck-finger {c}
birdlime {n} (serving of a prison sentence) SEE: time  ::
bird of paradise {n} (bird)  :: paradisfugl {c}
bird of passage {n} (bird) SEE: migrant  ::
bird of prey {n} (carnivorous bird)  :: rovfugl
bird's-eye view {n} (view from directly or high above)  :: fugleperspektiv {n}
birdsong {n} (musical sound made by a bird)  :: fuglesang {c}, sang {c}
biro {n} (ballpoint pen) SEE: ballpoint pen  ::
Birobidzhan {prop} (city in Russia)  :: Birobidzjan
birth certificate {n} (official document certifying the details of a person's birth)  :: fødselsattest {c}
birthdate {n} (date of birth) SEE: date of birth  ::
birthday {n} (anniversary)  :: fødselsdag {c}
birthday {n} (date of birth)  :: fødselsdag {c}
birthday cake {n} (a cake made to celebrate a birthday)  :: fødselsdagskage {c}
birthday card {n} (greeting card)  :: fødselsdagskort {n}
birthday party {n} (a party held to celebrate a birthday)  :: fødselsdagsfest {c}
birthday suit {n} (nakedness)  :: adamskostume {n}, evakostume {n}
birthmark {n} (a mark on the skin formed before birth)  :: modermærke {n}
birthplace {n} (location)  :: fødested {n}
birth weight {n} (weight of a baby at birth)  :: fødselsvægt {c}
Biscay {prop} (Bay of Biscay) SEE: Bay of Biscay  ::
biscuit {n} (small, flat baked good, see also: cookie)  :: kiks {c}
bisexual {adj} (hermaphrodite) SEE: hermaphrodite  ::
Bishkek {prop} (capital of Kyrgyzstan)  :: Bisjkek
bishop {n} (church official, supervisor of priests and congregations)  :: biskop {c}, bisp {c}
bishop {n} (chess piece)  :: løber {c}
bishopric {n} (diocese)  :: bispedømme {c}, stift {n}, bispesæde {n}
bismuth {n} (chemical element)  :: vismuth {n}
Bissau {prop} (capital of Guinea-Bissau)  :: Bissau
bissextile {n} (leap year) SEE: leap year  ::
bistro {n} (small restaurant)  :: bistro {c}
bistro {n} (small bar)  :: bistro {c}
bit {n} (coin) SEE: coin  ::
bit by bit {adv} (small amount at a time)  :: lidt efter lidt, peu à peu
bitch {n} (female canine)  :: tæve {c} (dog)
bitch {n} (disagreeable, aggressive person, usually female)  :: kælling
bite {v} (to cut off a piece by clamping the teeth)  :: bide
bite {v} (to attack with the teeth)  :: bide
bite {n} (act of biting)  :: bid {n}
bite {n} (wound left behind after having been bitten)  :: bid {n}
bite {n} (mouthful)  :: bid {c}
bite-sized {adj} (small enough to be eaten in one bite)  :: mundret
bite the dust {v} (to die)  :: bide i graesset
Bithynia {prop} (ancient region)  :: Bithynien
Bitola {prop} (city)  :: Bitola
bitter {adj} (having an acrid taste)  :: bitter
bitter {adj} (harsh, piercing or stinging)  :: bidende
bitter {adj} (hateful or hostile)  :: bitter
bitter {adj} (cynical and resentful)  :: bitter, forbitret
bitter {n} (liquid or powder used in mixed drinks or as tonic)  :: bitter
bitter {n} (type of beer)  :: bitter
bittercress {n} (plant of Cardamine)  :: karse {c}
bittern {n} (bird of the subfamily Botaurinae)  :: rørdrum
bitter orange {n} (tree)  :: pomeranstræ
bitter orange {n} (fruit)  :: pomerans {c}
bitters {n} (beverage)  :: bitter {c}
bittersweet {n} (the bittersweet nightshade, Solanum dulcamara)  :: Bittersød Natskygge
bivouac {n} (encampment for the night, usually without tents or covering)  :: bivuak {c}
biweekly {adj} (occurring every two weeks)  :: hver anden uge
bizarre {adj} (strangely unconventional)  :: bizar
Bjarmaland {prop} (historical territory)  :: Bjarmeland
blab {n} (gossip) SEE: gossip  ::
blabber {v} (to let out a secret)  :: indvie
blabber {n} (A person who blabs)  :: sladrehank {c}
black {adj} (absorbing all light)  :: sort
black {n} (colour/color)  :: sort
black {n} (person)  :: neger {m}
black alder {n} (Alnus glutinosa tree)  :: rødel {c}, rød-el {c}
black bag {n} (plastic bag for the disposal of household waste) SEE: garbage bag  ::
Blackbeard {prop} (pirate's name)  :: Sortskæg
blackberry {n} (shrub)  :: brombær {n}
blackberry {n} (fruit)  :: brombær {n}
blackberry {n} (blackcurrant) SEE: blackcurrant  ::
blackbird {n} (Turdus merula: blackbird)  :: solsort {c}
blackboard {n} (a surface that can be written upon with chalk)  :: tavle {c}
blackcap {n} (Sylvia atricapilla)  :: munk {c}
black coffee {n} (coffee served without cream or milk)  :: sort kaffe
blackcurrant {n} (berry)  :: solbær
Black Death {prop} (14th century pandemic outbreak)  :: den sorte død
Black Ditch {prop} (Taiwan Strait) SEE: Taiwan Strait  ::
black elder {n} (Sambucus nigra) SEE: elder  ::
black eye {n} (bruised eye)  :: blåt øje, sæbeøje {n}
Black Forest {prop} (German forest and mountain range)  :: Schwarzwald {c}
Black Forest gâteau {n} (type of gâteau originating in the Black Forest region of Germany)  :: Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte
black grouse {n} (Lyrurus tetrix)  :: urfugl {c}
black guillemot {n} (black guillemot)  :: tejst {c}
black-headed gull {n} (Chroicocephalus ridibundus)  :: hættemåge
black hole {n} (celestial body)  :: sort hul
black humor {n} (subgenre of comedy)  :: sort humor {c}
black lead {n} (graphite) SEE: graphite  ::
blackleg {n} (scab) SEE: scab  ::
blackmail {n} (payment of money exacted by means of intimidation)  :: afpresning {c}, pengeafpresning {c}
blackmail {v} (to extort money)  :: afpresse
blackmailer {n} (someone who blackmails)  :: afpresser {c}, pengeafpresser {c} [for money]
Black Maria {n} (a police van for transporting prisoners)  :: salatfad {n}
black mulberry {n} (tree)  :: sort morbær
black mulberry {n} (fruit)  :: morbær
black-necked grebe {n} (black-necked grebe)  :: sorthalset lappedykker {c}
black powder {n} (simple form of gunpowder)  :: sortkrudt {n}
black pudding {n} (a sausage)  :: blodpølse {c}
black rhinoceros {n} (Diceros bicornis)  :: sort næsehorn
Black Sea {prop} (an inland sea between southeastern Europe and Asia Minor)  :: Sortehavet {n} [definite form. The indefinite form is not used.]
black sheep {n} (disliked person)  :: sort får {n}
blackshirt {n} (member of a fascist party) SEE: fascist  ::
blackshirt {n} (uniformed Italian fascist, member of a paramilitary wing of the party)  :: sortskjorte {c}
blacksmith {n} (iron forger, see also: smith)  :: smed {c}
black-tailed godwit {n} (Limosa limosa)  :: stor kobbersneppe {c}
black-throated diver {n} (Gavia arctica)  :: sortstrubet lom {c}
black-throated loon {n} (black-throated diver) SEE: black-throated diver  ::
black vulture {n} (Coragyps atratus)  :: ravnegrib {c}
black vulture {n} (Aegypius monachus) SEE: Eurasian black vulture  ::
black widow {n} (species of venomous spider)  :: sort enke {c}
black woodpecker {n} (Dryocopus martius)  :: sortspætte {c}
bladder {n} (flexible sac in zoology)  :: blære {c}
bladder {n} (urinary bladder) SEE: urinary bladder  ::
bladder cherry {n} (plant having a bright paper-like covering)  :: jødekirsebær {n}
Blagoveshchensk {prop} (city in Siberia)  :: Blagovesjtjensk
blame {v} (place blame upon)  :: skylde, bebrejde, dadle
blame {n} (responsibility) SEE: responsibility  ::
bland {adj} (Having a soothing effect; not irritating or stimulating)  :: sød {c}
blank {adj} (without color)  :: farveløs, tom, blank
blank {adj} (free from writing, printing or marks)  :: tom, hvid, ubeskrevet
blank {n} (simulation cartridge)  :: løs patron {c}
blank {n} (void space on a paper)  :: tom plads {c}
blank {n} (space to be filled in on a form or template)  :: rubrik {c}
blank {n} (piece of metal)  :: råemne {n}
blank {n} (piece or division of a piece)  :: blanko-
blank {n} (space character)  :: mellemrum {n}
blank {v} (to make void)  :: strege
blanket {n} (fabric)  :: tæppe {n}
blaspheme {v} (to speak against God or religious doctrine)  :: bespotte
blasphemous {adj} (lacking piety or respect for the sacred)  :: blasfemisk
blasphemy {n} (Irreverence toward something sacred)  :: blasfemi {c}
blast {n} (explosion)  :: eksplosion {c}, sprængning {c}
blast {n} (loud, sudden sound)  :: brag {n}
blather {v} (to talk rapidly without making much sense)  :: skvadre, jappe, pludre
bleach {v} (to treat with bleach)  :: blege
bleach {n} (chemical)  :: blegemiddel {n}
bleat {n} (cry of a sheep or a goat)  :: mæh
bleat {v} (to make the cry of a sheep or goat)  :: bræge, mæe
bleed {v} (lose blood)  :: bløde
bleed {n} (incident of bleeding)  :: blødning {c}
bleed out {v} (die due to excess bloodloss)  :: forbløde
bleed to death {v} (to die from loss of blood) SEE: bleed out  ::
blender {n} (machine)  :: blender
bless {v} (confer blessing on)  :: velsigne, [archaic] signe
bless you {interj} (said to somebody who has sneezed)  :: prosit
bless you {interj} (short for "God bless you") SEE: God bless you  ::
blind {adj} (unable to see)  :: blind
blind {n} (covering for a window)  :: gardin {n}, rullegardin {n}
blind {v} (make temporarily or permanently blind)  :: blænde
blind alley {n} (street that leads nowhere) SEE: dead end  ::
blind tiger {n} (speakeasy) SEE: speakeasy  ::
blister {n} (bubble on the skin)  :: vable, blære
blitzkrieg {n} (fast military offensive)  :: blitzkrig {c}, lynkrig {c}
blizzard {n} (severe snowstorm)  :: snestorm {c}
block {n} (distance from one street to another)  :: karré {c}, karre {c}
block {v} (to prevent passing)  :: spærre, blokere
block {n} (stupid fellow) SEE: blockhead  ::
blockade {n} (the isolation of something)  :: blokade {c}
blockage {n} (State of being blocked)  :: forstoppelse {c}
block and tackle {n} (system of several pulleys)  :: talje {c}
blockhead {n} (stupid person)  :: dosmer {c}
Bloemfontein {prop} (city)  :: Bloemfontein
blog {n} (a personal or corporate website)  :: blog {c}
blog {v} (to contribute to a blog)  :: blogge
bloke {n} (man)  :: fyr {m}
blond {n} (fair-haired person)  :: lyshåret; blond, blondine
blonde {n} (blond) SEE: blond  ::
blonde {adj} (blond) SEE: blond  ::
blood {n} (vital liquid flowing in animal bodies)  :: blod {n}
blood {n} (family relationship due to birth, e.g. between siblings)  :: blod {n}
blood {n} (blood test or blood sample)  :: blodprøve {c}
blood bank {n} (place where human blood or blood plasma is typed and stored)  :: blodbank {c}
bloodbath {n} (indiscriminate killing or slaughter)  :: blodbad {n}
blood cell {n} (any of the cells normally found in the blood)  :: blodcelle {c}, blodlegeme {n}
blood clot {n}  :: blodprop {c}
blood corpuscle {n} (blood cell) SEE: blood cell  ::
blood donor {n} (person who donates blood)  :: bloddonor {c}
blood group {n} (blood type) SEE: blood type  ::
bloodhound {n} (dog)  :: blodhund {c}
blood is thicker than water {proverb} (relationships are stronger within the family)  :: blod er tykkere end vand
bloodletting {n} (ancient medical practice)  :: åreladning {c}
bloodletting {n} (large amount of blood likely to be spilled through violence)  :: blodsudgydelse {c}, åreladning {c}
bloodlust {n} (the desire for bloodshed)  :: blodtørst {c}
blood orange {n} (type of orange)  :: blodappelsin
blood pressure {n} (pressure exerted by the blood against the walls of the arteries and veins)  :: blodtryk {n}
blood pudding {n} (blood sausage) SEE: blood sausage  ::
blood red {adj} (of a deep vivid red colour)  :: blodrød
bloodroot {n} (plant)  :: blodurt
blood sausage {n} (type of sausage)  :: blodpølse {c}, blodpudding {c}
bloodsucker {n} (vampire) SEE: vampire  ::
bloodsucker {n} (parasite) SEE: parasite  ::
bloodthirsty {adj} (eager to resort to violence)  :: blodtørstig
blood type {n} (blood classification)  :: blodtype
blood vessel {n} (component of the circulatory system that carries blood)  :: blodåre {c}
bloody {adj} (covered in blood)  :: blodig
bloody {adj} (characterised by great bloodshed)  :: blodig
bloody {adj} (intensifier)  :: blodig
bloody hell {interj} (expression of dismay)  :: for fanden, hold da kæft
bloom {n} (flower) SEE: flower  ::
blot {n} (blemish, spot or stain)  :: plet {c}, klat {c} [ink]
blot {n} (stain on someone's reputation or character)  :: plet {c} [on honour]
blotter {n} (piece of blotting paper) SEE: blotting paper  ::
blotting paper {n} (absorbent paper used to dry ink)  :: trækpapir {n}, klatpapir {n}
blow {v} (to produce an air current)  :: blæse, puste
blow {v} (to propel by an air current)  :: blæse, puste
blow {v} (to be propelled by an air current)  :: blæse
blow {n} (cocaine) SEE: snow  ::
blow-dryer {n} (an electrical device used for drying hair) SEE: hairdryer  ::
blower {n} (telephone) SEE: telephone  ::
blowfish {n} (any species of fish of the family Tetraodontidae that have the ability to inflate themselves to a globe)  :: kuglefisk
blow up {v} (to explode (transitive))  :: sprænge i luften
blow up {v} (to explode (intransitive))  :: springe i luften, eksplodere
blow up {v} (to enlarge)  :: forstørre
blue {n} (sky, literally or figuratively) SEE: sky  ::
blue {adj} (blue-colored)  :: blå
blue {n} (colour)  :: blå
blueberry {n} (fruit)  :: blåbær {n}
blueberry {n} (plant)  :: blåbær {n}
blue-black {n} (very dark blue)  :: blåsort
blue-black {n} (black with bluish highlights)  :: blåsort
bluebottle {n} (cornflower) SEE: cornflower  ::
blue cheese {n} (kind of cheese with bluish mold)  :: blåskimmelost {c}
blue-eyed {adj} (having blue eyes)  :: blåøjet
blue mussel {n} (Mytilus edulis)  :: blåmusling {c}
blue screen {n} (blue screen of death) SEE: blue screen of death  ::
blue screen of death {n} (screen indicating a system error)  :: BSOD, blå skærm, blå skærm af død
bluestone {n} (limestone) SEE: limestone  ::
bluestone {n} (basalt) SEE: basalt  ::
bluethroat {n} (bird)  :: blåhals {c}
blue tit {n} (bird)  :: blåmejse {c}
Bluetooth {prop} (personal area wireless network)  :: Blåtand, Bluetooth
blue whale {n} (a whale, Balaenoptera musculus)  :: blåhval {c}
blunderbuss {n} (old style of firearm with a distinctive large opening at the muzzle)  :: espingol {c}
blunt {adj} (having a thick edge or point, not sharp)  :: sløv
blunt {adj} (dull in understanding; slow of discernment)  :: sløv
blunt instrument {n} (object lacking sharp surfaces used to cause injury)  :: stump genstand {c}
blush {n} (makeup)  :: rouge {c}
boa {n} (snake)  :: boa {c}
boa {n} (scarf)  :: boa {c}
boa constrictor {n} (snake)  :: kongeboa {c}
boar {n} (wild boar) SEE: wild boar  ::
boar {n} (male pig)  :: orne, galt [castrated]
board game {n} (game played on a board)  :: brætspil {n}
boarding pass {n} (a document to board a plane, ship, etc.)  :: boardingpas, boardingkort
boarding school {n} (school which provides board and lodging)  :: kostskole {c}
boast {n} (brag)  :: pral {n}
boast {v} (to brag; to talk loudly in praise of oneself)  :: prale
boat {n} (water craft)  :: båd {c}, skib {n}
boathouse {n} (building for boats)  :: bådehus {n}, bådeskur {n}
boat shed {n} (boathouse) SEE: boathouse  ::
boatyard {n} (shipyard) SEE: shipyard  ::
bob {n} (curtsey) SEE: curtsey  ::
bobbin {n} (spool around which wire is coiled)  :: spole {c}, kniplepind {c} [relating to the making of bobbin lace]
bobbin {n} (small spool in a sewing machine)  :: spole {c}
Boche {n} (German) SEE: German  ::
bodkin {n} (dagger) SEE: dagger  ::
body {n} (physical structure of a human or animal)  :: krop {c}
body {n} (corpse)  :: lig {n}
bodybuilder {n} (a person who uses diet and exercise to build an aesthetically muscular physique)  :: bodybuilder
bodybuilding {n} (sport of muscle development)  :: bodybuilding
bodyguard {n} (person responsible for protecting an individual)  :: livvagt {c}
body language {n} (non-verbal communication)  :: kropssprog {n}
body odour {n} (unpleasant smell on a perons's body)  :: kropslugt {c}
Boeotia {prop} (a district in Greece)  :: Bøotien
bog {n} (expanse of marshland)  :: mose, sump
bog {n} (coarse slang for toilet) SEE: shitter  ::
bog bilberry {n} (shrub)  :: mose-bølle
bogey {n} (booger) SEE: booger  ::
bogeyman {n} (menacing, ghost-like monster in children's stories)  :: bussemand {c}, bøhmand {c}
bogeyman {n} (any make-believe threat)  :: bussemand {c}, bøhmand {c}
bogie {n} (cigarette) SEE: cigarette  ::
bogie {n} (ghost) SEE: ghost  ::
bogie {n} (booger) SEE: booger  ::
Bogotá {prop} (Bogota) SEE: Bogota  ::
Bogota {prop} (capital of Colombia)  :: Bogotá
bogue {n} (Boops boops)  :: okseøjefisk {c}
Bohemia {prop} (The region of the Czech Republic)  :: Bøhmen {n}
bohemian {n} (unconventional person)  :: boheme {c}
Bohemian {n} (native or resident of Bohemia)  :: bøhmer {c}
bohemium {n} (rhenium) SEE: rhenium  ::
bohrium {n} (chemical element)  :: bohrium
boiled {adj} (angry) SEE: angry  ::
boiled {adj} (drunk) SEE: drunk  ::
boiled egg {n} (boiled egg (generic))  :: kogt æg
boiled sweet {n} (hard sweet) SEE: hard candy  ::
bokeh {n} (subjective aesthetic quality of out-of-focus areas of an image)  :: bokeh
Bokmål {prop} (language)  :: bokmål {n}
bold {adj} (courageous, daring)  :: modig, tapper
bold {adj} (having thicker strokes than the ordinary form of the typeface)  :: fed
bolide {n} (fireball)  :: ildkugle {c}
Bolivia {prop} (country in South America)  :: Bolivia
bollard {n} (post to secure mooring lines)  :: pullert {c}
bollard {n} (post preventing vehicles from entering pedestrian area)  :: pullert {c}
bollock {n} ((vulgar, slang) testicle)  :: nosse {c}
bollocks {n} (testicles)  :: nosser {c-p}
Bolshevik {n} (Bolshevik)  :: bolsjevik {c}
Bolshevism {n} (Communist political ideology)  :: bolsjevisme {c}
bolster {n} (a large cushion or pillow)  :: bolster
bomb {n} (device filled with explosives)  :: bombe {c}
bomb {v} (attack with bombs)  :: bombe
bomb {n} (success) SEE: success  ::
bomb calorimeter {n} (bomb calorimeter)  :: bombekalorimeter {n}
Bonaire {prop} (island)  :: Bonaire
bon appétit {interj} (used to wish someone enjoyment of the meal they are about to eat)  :: velbekomme, god appetit
bone {n} (component of a skeleton)  :: knogle {c}, ben {n}
bone china {n} (type of porcelain)  :: benporcelæn {n}
bone marrow {n} (bone marrow)  :: knoglemarv, marv {c}
boner {n} (who bones)  :: udbener {c}
boner {n} (erect penis)  :: boner {c}, stivert {c}, stådreng {c}
boner {n} (rigid state of penis or clitoris) SEE: erection  ::
Boniface {prop} (male given name) SEE: Bonifatius  ::
Bonifatius {prop} (male given name)  :: Bonifatius
bonjour {interj} (hello) SEE: hello  ::
bonnet {n} (type of women's and children's hat)  :: kyse {c}
bonnie {adj} (Gay; merry; frolicsome; cheerful; blithe)  :: frejdig
bonobo {n} (pygmy chimpanzee)  :: bonobo {c}, dværgchimpanse {c}
bonsai {interj} (a miniaturized tree or plant)  :: bonsai {c}, bonsaitræ {n}
bonsai {interj} (the art of growing miniaturized trees or plants)  :: bonsai {c}
bon vivant {n} (person who enjoys the good things in life, especially good food and drink)  :: levemand {c}
bon voyage {interj} (wish of good journey)  :: god rejse
boob {n} (breast (colloquial))  :: babs {c}
booger {n} (a piece of solid or semi-solid mucus)  :: bussemand {c}
book {n} (collection of sheets of paper bound together containing printed or written material)  :: bog {c}
book {n} (convenient collection of small paper items, such as stamps)  :: album {n}
book {n} (major division of a published work, larger than a chapter)  :: bind {n}
book {v} (to reserve)  :: reservere
book {v} (to write down, register, record)  :: nedskrive, notere
bookbinder {n} (person whose profession is binding books)  :: bogbinder {c}
bookcase {n} (furniture displaying books)  :: bogreol
bookend {n} (object designed to keep books upright)  :: bogstøtte {c}
bookkeeper {n} (person responsible for keeping records)  :: bogholder {c}
bookmark {n} (strip used to mark a place in a book)  :: bogmærke {n}
bookmark {n} (record of the address of a file or page)  :: bogmærke {n}
bookmobile {n} (bookmobile)  :: bogbus {c}
bookrack {n} (rack for books) SEE: bookshelf  ::
bookseller {n} (person)  :: boghandler {c}
bookseller {n} (business)  :: boghandel {c}
bookshelf {n} (shelf for storing books)  :: bogreol {c}
bookshop {n} (shop that sells books)  :: boghandel {c}
bookstore {n} (bookshop) SEE: bookshop  ::
bookworm {n} (avid reader)  :: bogorm {c}
boomerang {n} (flat curved airfoil)  :: boomerang {c}
boot {n} (heavy shoe that covers part of the leg)  :: støvle {c}
boot {n} (kick) SEE: kick  ::
boot {n} (luggage storage compartment of a sedan/saloon style car) SEE: trunk  ::
bootblack {n} (shoeshiner) SEE: shoeshiner  ::
Bordeaux {prop} (a city in France)  :: Bordeaux
bordello {n} (brothel) SEE: brothel  ::
border {n} (the line or frontier area separating regions)  :: grænse {c}
border {v} ((transitive) to put a border on something)  :: begrænse
border {v} ((transitive) to lie on, or adjacent to a border)  :: grænse
border guard {n} (person)  :: grænsevagt {c}, grænsegendarm {c} [historical]
bore {v} (to make a hole)  :: bore
bore {v} (to inspire boredom)  :: kede
bored {adj} (suffering from boredom)  :: kede
boredom {n} (state of being bored)  :: kedsomhed {c}
boring {adj} (inciting boredom)  :: kedelig
born {v} (be born) SEE: be born  ::
Bornholm {prop} (Danish island in the Baltic Sea)  :: Bornholm {c}
Bornholmsk {prop} (the Danish dialect or language)  :: bornholmsk
boro {v} (borrow) SEE: borrow  ::
boron {n} (chemical element)  :: bor
borough {n} (administrative district)  :: borg {c}
borrow {v} (receive temporarily)  :: låne
borrowing {n} (loanword) SEE: loanword  ::
borscht {n} (beetroot soup)  :: borsjtj {c}
Bose-Einstein condensate {n} (gaseous superfluid)  :: Bose-Einstein-kondensat {n}
Bosnia {prop} (northern part of the country of Bosnia and Herzegovina, a geographic and historical entity)  :: Bosnien
Bosnia {prop} (short for 'Bosnia and Herzegovina')  :: Bosnien
Bosnia and Herzegovina {prop} (country on the Balkan peninsula)  :: Bosnien-Hercegovina, Bosnien og Hercegovina
Bosnian {n} (the people)  :: bosnier, bosniere {p}
Bosnian {prop} (the standardized variety of Serbo-Croatian)  :: bosnisk
Bosphorus {prop} (a strait that passes through Istanbul)  :: Bosporus, Bosporusstrædet {n} [definite form]
Boston {prop} (place name)  :: Boston
bot {n} (robot) SEE: robot  ::
botanic {adj} (pertaining to botany) SEE: botanical  ::
botanical {adj} (Of or pertaining to botany)  :: botanisk
botanist {n} (a person engaged in botany)  :: botaniker {c}
botanize {v} (do the work of a botanist)  :: botanisere
botany {n} (scientific study of plants)  :: botanik
botfly {n} (insect)  :: bremse {c}, brems {c}, hestebremse {c}
both {determiner} (each of two; one and the other)  :: begge
both {conj} (both...and...)  :: både...og...
Bothnian Sea {prop} (southern part of the Gulf of Bothnia)  :: Bottenhavet {n}
Botswana {prop} (Republic of Botswana)  :: Botswana
bottle {n} (container)  :: flaske {c}
bottle {n} (contents of such a container)  :: flaske {c}
bottle {n} (container with a rubber nipple) SEE: baby bottle  ::
bottleneck {n} (neck of a bottle)  :: flaskehals {c}
bottleneck {n} (narrowing of the road, especially resulting in a delay)  :: flaskehals {c}
bottle opener {n} (device to open bottles)  :: flaskeåbner {c}, øloplukker
bottom {n} (abyss) SEE: abyss  ::
bottom {n} (lowest part)  :: bund
bottom {n} (gay sexual slang: penetrated partner in sex)  :: passiv
bottomless {adj} (having no bottom)  :: bundløs
bottomless {adj} (extremely deep)  :: bundløs
botulism {n} (medical condition)  :: botulisme {c}, pølseforgiftning {c}
bough {n} (tree branch)  :: gren {c}
bouillon {n} (a clear seasoned broth)  :: bouillon {c}
boulder {n} (large mass of stone)  :: kampesten
boulevard {n} (broad, landscaped thoroughfare)  :: boulevard {c}
bouncer {n} (member of security personnel)  :: dørvogter {c}
bound {adj} (constrained by something, or constrained to something)  :: begrænset
boundary {n} ((topology) the set of points in the closure, not belonging to the interior)  :: rand {c}
boundary condition {n} (boundary condition)  :: randbetingelse {c}
bounty {n} (generosity) SEE: generosity  ::
bouquet {n} (bunch of flowers)  :: buket {c}
bouquet {n} (scent of wine)  :: bouquet {c}
bourdon {n} (bumblebee) SEE: bumblebee  ::
bourgeois {adj} (of or relating to the middle class)  :: borgerlig
bourse {n} (stock exchange) SEE: stock exchange  ::
bovine spongiform encephalopathy {n} (bovine spongiform encephalopathy)  :: kogalskab {c}, bse {c}
bow {n} (weapon used for shooting arrows)  :: bue {c}
bow {n} (bend in a rod or planar surface)  :: bue {c}
bow {n} (rod used for playing stringed instruments)  :: bue {c}
bow {n} (type of knot with two loops)  :: sløjfe {c}
bow {v} (to play music on using a bow)  :: stryge
bow {v} (to become bent)  :: bue
bow {v} (to bend a thing)  :: bøje
bow {v} (to bend oneself as a gesture of respect or deference)  :: bukke, bøje sig
bow {n} (gesture made by bending forward at the waist)  :: buk {n}
bow {n} (front of a boat or ship)  :: bov {c}
bowhead {n} (Balaena mysticetus)  :: grønlandshval {c}
bowhead whale {n} (a whale, Balaena mysticetus) SEE: bowhead  ::
bowling alley {n} (a building which contains bowling lanes)  :: bowlinghal
bowman {n} (archer) SEE: archer  ::
bowtie {n} (necktie shaped like a bow)  :: sløjfe {c}, butterfly {c}
box {n} (cuboid container)  :: kasse {c}, æske {c}, boks {c}, skrin {n}
box {n} (compartment to sit in)  :: loge {c}
box {n} (small rectangular shelter)  :: skilderhus {n}, jagthytte {c}
box {n} (driver’s seat on a coach)  :: kuskesæde {n}, buk {c}
box {n} (coarse slang: the vagina)  :: dåse {c}
box {n} (slang: with "the": television)  :: kassen {c}
box {n} (cricket: hard protector for the genitals)  :: skridtbeskytter {c}
box {n} (engineering: cylindrical casing)  :: bøsning {c}, kasse {c}
box {v} (place inside a box)  :: lægge i en æske, pakke i en æske, kasse
box {n} (any of various evergreen shrubs or trees)  :: buksbom {c}
box {n} (blow with the fist)  :: bokseslag {n}
box {v} (strike with the fists)  :: slå
box {v} (fight against (a person) in a boxing match)  :: bokse (med)
box {v} (intransitive: participate in boxing)  :: bokse
boxcar {n} (enclosed railroad freight car)  :: godsvogn {c}
boxful {n} (as much as a box will hold)  :: æske {c}
boxing {n} (the sport of boxing)  :: boksning
Boxing Day {n} (Boxing Day)  :: anden juledag
boy {n} (young male)  :: dreng {c}
boy {n} (male of any age, used as a friendly diminutive)  :: knægt {c}
boy {n} (adult male found attractive)  :: fyr {c}
boy {n} (male friend)  :: drengene {c-p}
boy {interj} (surprise or pleasure)  :: mand!
boycott {v} (to abstain from dealing with a person or organisation as a protest)  :: boykotte
boycott {n} (the act of boycotting)  :: boykot {c}
boyfriend {n} (male partner in a romantic relationship)  :: kæreste
bra {n} (brassiere)  :: brystholder, bh {c}, (underwired bra) bøjle-bh {c}
brace {n} (system to correct crooked teeth) SEE: braces  ::
brace {n} (curly bracket) SEE: curly bracket  ::
bracelet {n} (a band or chain worn around the wrist as jewelry or an ornament)  :: armbånd {n}
braces {n} (handcuffs) SEE: handcuffs  ::
braces {n} (device for straightening teeth)  :: tandbøjle
brachium {n} (upper arm) SEE: upper arm  ::
bracket {n} (item attached to a wall to hold up a shelf)  :: hyldeknægt {c}, hyldebærer {c}
bracket {n} (engineering: intermediate object that connects a smaller part to a larger part)  :: konsol {c} [architecture]
bracket {n} (generically any of "(", ")", "[", "]", "{", "}", "<" and ">")  :: parentes {c}
brackish {adj} (slightly salty)  :: brak, [brackish water] brakt vand, brakvand {n}
brag {v} (to boast)  :: prale
brag {n} (boast) SEE: boast  ::
braid {n} (weave of three or more strands)  :: fletning {c}
braille {n} (system of writing using raised dots)  :: punktskrift {c}
brain {n} (organ)  :: hjerne {c}
brain cell {n} (cell in brain)  :: hjernecelle {c}
brain-dead {adj} (in medicine: having cessation of brain activity)  :: hjernedød
brain-dead {adj} (colloquially: having no useful thoughts)  :: hjernedød, åndssvag
brain death {n} (irreversible cessation of brain activity)  :: hjernedød {c}
brained {adj} (having a particular kind of brain, figurative)  :: hjernet
brain stem {n} (part of the brain that connects the spinal cord to the forebrain and cerebrum)  :: hjernestamme {c}
brainstorm {n} (brainstorming) SEE: brainstorming  ::
brainstorming {n} (method of problem solving)  :: brainstorming {c}, brainstorm {c}
brainwash {n} (effect upon one's memory, belief or ideas)  :: hjernevask {c}
brain-washing {n} (form of indoctrination)  :: hjernevask {c}
brake {n} (device used to slow or stop a vehicle)  :: bremse {c}
brake {n} (something that slows or stops an action)  :: bremse {c}
brambling {n} (bird)  :: kvækerfinke
branch {n} (woody part of a tree arising from the trunk)  :: gren {c}
branch {n} (location of an organization with several locations)  :: filial {c}
brand {n} (mark made by burning)  :: brændemærke {c}
brand {n} (name, symbol, logo)  :: mærke {n}, varemærke {n}
brand {n} (a specific product, service, or provider so distinguished)  :: kvalitet {c}
brand {n}  :: kvalitet {c}
brand {v} (burn the flesh)  :: brændemærke
brand {v} (mark with proof of ownership)  :: brændemærke
brand {v} (impress on the memory or senses)  :: indprente
brand {v} (stigmatize)  :: stemple
brand new {adj} (utterly new)  :: splinterny
Brasília {prop} (The capital of Brazil)  :: Brasilia
brass {n} (alloy of copper and zinc)  :: messing {c}
brassiere {n} (bra) SEE: bra  ::
brass knuckles {n} (weapon which reinforces the fist)  :: knojern {n}
brat {n} (a selfish, spoiled, or unruly child)  :: unge, møgunge
Bratislava {prop} (The capital of Slovakia)  :: Bratislava
Braunschweig {prop} (Brunswick) SEE: Brunswick  ::
brave {adj} (strong in the face of fear)  :: modig
bravery {n} (being brave)  :: mod {n}, tapperhed {c}
bravo {interj} (interjection)  :: bravo
brawny {adj} (characterized by brawn)  :: kraftig, muskuløs
brazen bull {n} (ancient torture device consisting of a hollow brass bull where victims were imprisoned and burned to death)  :: messingoksen {c}
Brazil {prop} (Portuguese-speaking country in South America)  :: Brasilien
Brazilian {n} (person from Brazil)  :: brasilianer {c}
Brazilian {adj} (pertaining to Brazil)  :: brasiliansk
brazil nut {n} (tree)  :: paranød {c}
brazil nut {n} (nut)  :: paranød {c}
Brazzaville {prop} (the capital of the Republic of the Congo)  :: Brazzaville
breach of contract {n} (failure to perform)  :: kontraktbrud {n}
bread {n} (baked dough made from cereals)  :: brød {n}
bread {v} (to bread)  :: panere
breadbasket {n} (stomach) SEE: stomach  ::
breadbasket {n} (basket for storing or carrying bread)  :: brødkurv {c}
breadbasket {n} (food bowl) SEE: food bowl  ::
breadfruit {n} (tree)  :: brødfrugttræ {n}
breadfruit {n} (fruit)  :: brødfrugt {c}
breadmaker {n} (baker) SEE: baker  ::
bread roll {n} (round piece of bread)  :: rundstykke {n}
breadstick {n} (slander loaf of crisp bread)  :: brødstang {c}
break {v} (intransitive: to separate into (to end up in) two or more pieces)  :: gå i stykker, gå itu
break {v} (transitive: to separate into (to cause to end up in) two or more pieces)  :: sønderslå, ødelægge, smadre, knuse
break {v} (intransitive, of a bone: to crack)  :: brække
break {v} (transitive: to cause (a bone) to crack)  :: brække
break {v} (to divide (money) into smaller units)  :: veksle, dele
break {v} (to ruin financially)  :: ruinere
break {v} (transitive: to do that which is forbidden by (something))  :: bryde, krænke [violate]
break {v} (gaming: to design or make a powerful, unbalancing but legal move)  :: ødelægge
break {v} (intransitive: to stop functioning properly or altogether)  :: bryde sammen, gå i stykker, gå itu
break {v} (transitive: to cause to stop functioning)  :: ødelægge, smadre
break {v} (to interrupt or cease one's work or occupation temporarily)  :: holde pause, pause
break {v} (to win a game as receiver in tennis)  :: bryde
break {v}  :: knække, knuse
breakable {adj} (fragile) SEE: fragile  ::
breakable {adj} (able to be broken)  :: skrøbelig
break a leg {interj} (expression of best wishes to a performer)  :: knæk og bræk!, pøj, pøj!
break down {v} (to cease to function)  :: bryde sammen, gå itu, gå i stykker
break down {v} (to become unstable or collapse, mentally or otherwise)  :: bryde sammen, kollapse, gå ned
break down {v} (to become weak and ineffective)  :: bryde sammen, nedbryde
break down {v} (to decay)  :: nedbryde
break down {v} (to digest)  :: nedbryde
breakfast {n} (first meal of the day)  :: morgenmad {c}
breakfast meeting {n}  :: morgenmadsmøde {n}
break-in {n} (the act of entering with the intent to steal)  :: indbrud {n}
breakthrough {n} (military advance)  :: gennembrud {n}
breakthrough {n} (major progress)  :: gennembrud {n}
breakthrough {n} ((engineering) penetration of a physical barrier)  :: gennembrud {n}
break up {v} (to end a relationship)  :: gå fra hinanden, slå op
breakwater {n} (construction in or around a harbour)  :: mole {c}
bream {n} (Abramis brama)  :: brasen {c}
breast {n} (female organ)  :: bryst {n}
breastfeed {v} (feed a baby milk via the breasts)  :: amme
breast implant {n} (medical prosthesis)  :: brystimplantat {n}
breast milk {n} (milk produced by humans)  :: modermælk, [rare] brystmælk
breathe {v} (to draw air in and out)  :: ånde, trække vejret
breathlessness {n} (difficult respiration) SEE: shortness of breath  ::
breathtakingly {adv} (in a breathtaking manner)  :: betagende, fascinerende
breed {v} (to sexually produce offspring)  :: avle, reproducere [humans], forplante sig [humans]
breed {v} (of animals, to mate)  :: avle
breed {v} (to keep animals and have them reproduce)  :: avle
breed {v} (to arrange mating of animals)  :: avle
breed {v} (to propagate or grow plants)  :: avle [fruit], dyrke [grain]
breed {v} (to take care of in infancy and through childhood)  :: opfostre
breed {v} (to yield or result in)  :: avle
breed {n} (all animals or plants of the same species or subspecies)  :: race {c} (of animals), sort {c} (of plants)
breed {n} (race or lineage)  :: race {c}, sort {c} (of plants)
breeding {n} (copulation) SEE: sexual intercourse  ::
breeding-ground {n} (place where animals breed)  :: legeplads {c}
breeze {n} (a light, gentle wind)  :: brise {c}
breezefly {n} (horsefly) SEE: horsefly  ::
Bremen {prop} (state)  :: Bremen
Bremen {prop} (city)  :: Bremen
brent goose {n} (Small member of the goose family)  :: mørkbuget knortegås {c}
Breslau {prop} (Wroclaw) SEE: Wroclaw  ::
Brest {prop} (A city in Brittany)  :: Brest
Brest {prop} (A city in Belarus)  :: Brest
brethren {n} (the body of members)  :: broder {c}
Breton {prop} (the language)  :: bretonsk
breviary {n} (a book containing prayers and hymns)  :: breviar
brew {n} (beer) SEE: beer  ::
brew {v}  :: brygge
brew {n} (hill) SEE: hill  ::
brewer {n} (someone who brews)  :: brygger {c}
brewery {n} (building where beer is produced)  :: bryggeri
Brexit {prop} (withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the EU)  :: Brexit
bribe {n} (inducement to dishonesty)  :: bestikkelse
bribe {v} (to give a bribe)  :: bestikke
brick {n} (hardened block used for building)  :: mursten {c}
brick {n} (a building material)  :: mursten {c}
brick {n} (term for a helpful, reliable person)  :: sveske {c}, knag {c}
brick {adj} (made of brick(s))  :: murstens-
bricklayer {n} (craftsman)  :: murer {c}
bridal couple {n} (bride and bridegroom)  :: brudepar {n}
bride {n} (bride)  :: brud {c}
bridegroom {n} (bridegroom, groom)  :: brudgom {c}
bride price {n} (sum paid to the family of the bride)  :: brudepris {c}
bridesmaid {n} (woman who attends the bride at a wedding ceremony)  :: brudepige {c}
bridge {n} (construction or natural feature that spans a divide)  :: bro {c}
bridge {n} (bony ridge of the nose)  :: næseben {n}
bridge {n} (replacement for teeth)  :: bro {c}
bridge {n} (nautical)  :: bro {c}
bridge {n} (piece on string instruments)  :: stol {c}
bridge {n} (card game)  :: bridge
Bridget {prop} (female given name)  :: Birgitte
Bridgetown {prop} (capital of Barbados)  :: Bridgetown
bridle {n} (headgear for horse)  :: bidsel {c}
brief {adj} (of short duration)  :: kort
brief {adj} (concise)  :: kortfattet
briefcase {n} (case used for carrying documents)  :: portefølje {c}
brigand {n} (bandit)  :: røver {c}
bright {adj} (visually dazzling, luminous, radiant)  :: lys, funklende, klar
bright {adj} (intelligent)  :: opvakt, kvik
bright {adj} (vivid)  :: munter, livlig
bright {adj} (happy)  :: munter
Brighton {prop} (town in East Sussex)  :: Brighton
brill {n} (Scophthalmus rhombus)  :: slethvar {c}
brimstone {n} (sulfur) SEE: sulfur  ::
brimstone {n} (butterfly species)  :: citronsommerfugl
brine {n} (salt water)  :: saltlage {c}
brine {n} (the sea or ocean)  :: havvand {n}, saltvand {n}
bring {v} (to transport toward somebody/somewhere)  :: bringe
bring owls to Athens {v} (to undertake a pointless venture) SEE: carry coals to Newcastle  ::
brinjal {n} (an aubergine) SEE: eggplant  ::
brink {n} (edge)  :: kant, rand
briny {n} (sea) SEE: sea  ::
briquet {n} (small brick)  :: briket {c}
bristle {n} (stiff or coarse hair)  :: børste {c}
bristle {n} (hair or straw of a brush, broom etc.)  :: børste {c}, børstehår {n}
Brit {n} (British person) SEE: Briton  ::
Britain {prop} (United Kingdom) SEE: United Kingdom  ::
Britain {prop} (Brittany) SEE: Brittany  ::
britches {n} (pants) SEE: pants  ::
British {prop} (citizens or inhabitants of Britain)  :: brite {c}
British {prop} (the citizens or inhabitants of the UK)  :: brite {c}
British {prop} (history: ancient inhabitants of the southern part of Britain)  :: brite {c}
British {prop} (the British English language)  :: britisk engelsk
British {adj} (of Britain)  :: britisk
British Columbia {prop} (province of Canada)  :: Britisk Columbia
British Empire {prop} (empire)  :: det britiske imperium {n}
British English {prop} (English language as in Britain, especially in England)  :: britisk engelsk
British Isles {prop} (group of islands)  :: Britiske Øer {c-p}
British Virgin Islands {prop} (British overseas territory)  :: Britiske Jomfruøer {c-p}
Briton {n} (inhabitant of Great Britain)  :: brite
Brittany {prop} (region of North West France)  :: Bretagne
brittle {adj} (able to break or snap easily under stress or pressure)  :: skøre
Brno {prop} (city in Czech Republic)  :: Brno
bro {n} (a male sibling) SEE: brother  ::
broach {n} (brooch) SEE: brooch  ::
broad {adj} (wide) SEE: wide  ::
broad {n} (whore) SEE: whore  ::
broadband {n} (high-capacity internet connection)  :: bredbånd
broadside {n} (printed lyrics)  :: skillingsvise {c}
broccoli {n} (plant Brassica oleracea var. italica)  :: broccoli {c}
brochure {n} (booklet of printed informational matter)  :: brochure
broken {adj} (fragmented)  :: brækket, knust
broken {adj} (having the bone in pieces, fractured)  :: brækket
broken {adj} (of a line: dashed)  :: stiplet
broken {adj} (not working properly)  :: defekt
broken {adj} (completely defeated and dispirited)  :: knust
broken {adj} (poorly spoken)  :: gebrokken [language very poorly spoken]
broken {adj} (having no money)  :: fallit, flad [person, informal]
broken {adj} (disconnected)  :: afbrudt
broker {n} (mediator between a buyer and seller)  :: mægler {c}
broker {n} (stockbroker)  :: børsmægler {c}
bromine {n} (nonmetallic chemical element)  :: brom
bromomethane {n} (methyl bromide)  :: methylbromid, brommethan
bronchitis {n} (inflammation of the lungs)  :: bronkitis
bronze {v} (to tan) SEE: tan  ::
bronze {n} (alloy)  :: bronze
bronze {n} (colour)  :: bronze {c}
bronze {n} (work of art made of bronze)  :: [rare] bronze {c}
bronze {adj} (made of bronze)  :: bronze-
bronze {adj} (having a bronze colour)  :: bronzefarvet
bronze {v} (to plate with bronze)  :: bronzere
bronze {v} (to color bronze)  :: bronzere
Bronze Age {prop} (archaeology)  :: Bronzealder {c}
brooch {n} (jewellery with pin)  :: broche {c}
brood {n} (the young of certain animals)  :: kuld {n}
brook {n} (a small stream)  :: bæk {c}
broom {n} (domestic utensil)  :: kost {c}
broomstick {n} (the handle of a broom)  :: kosteskaft {n}
brothel {n} (house of prostitution)  :: bordel, horehus {n}
brother {n} (male sibling)  :: broder {c}, bror {c}
brother {n} (male having parents in common)  :: broder {c}, bror {c}
brotherhood {n} (state of being brothers or a brother)  :: broderskab {n}
brother-in-law {n} (one's husband's brother)  :: svoger {c}
brother-in-law {n} (one's wife's brother)  :: svoger {c}
brother-in-law {n} (one's sister's husband)  :: svoger {c}
brother-in-law {n} (one's husband's sister's husband)  :: svoger {c}
brother-in-law {n} (one's wife's sister's husband)  :: svoger {c}
brow {n} (forehead) SEE: forehead  ::
brow {n} (eyebrow) SEE: eyebrow  ::
brown {n} (colour)  :: brun
brown {adj} (having a brown colour)  :: brun
brown {v} (to become brown)  :: brune
brown {v} (to cook until brown)  :: brune
brown {v} (to tan) SEE: tan  ::
brown bear {n} (Ursus arctos)  :: brun bjørn {c}
brown coal {n} (lignite) SEE: lignite  ::
brown dwarf {n} (starlike object)  :: brun dværg
Brownian motion {n} (random motion of particles suspended in a fluid)  :: brownsk bevægelse
brownnose {v} (fawn) SEE: fawn  ::
brown rice {n} (unpolished rice)  :: brune ris {c-p}
Brownshirt {n} (a uniformed member of the Nazi party)  :: brunskjorte {c}
brown sugar {n} (partially refined sugar)  :: farin
brown sugar {n} (refined sugar with molasses)  :: farin
browse {v} (scan, casually look through)  :: skimme [very quickly], gennemse [thoroughly], bladre [books or documents], ose [in a shop]
browse {v} (navigate through hyperlinked documents)  :: browse
browser {n} (web browser) SEE: web browser  ::
Brunei {prop} (a country in Southeast Asia)  :: Brunei {n}
brunette {adj} (Of a woman having brown or black hair)  :: mørkhåret
brunette {n} (A girl or woman with brown or black hair)  :: brunette {c}
brunion {n} (nectarine) SEE: nectarine  ::
Bruno {prop} (male given name)  :: Bruno {c}
Brunswick {prop} (Braunschweig, Germany)  :: Braunschweig, Brunsvig [historiographic]
brush {n} (implement)  :: børste {c}
brush {n} (act of brushing)  :: børste
brush {v} (to clean (with a brush))  :: børste
brushmaker {n} (a person who makes brushes)  :: børstenbinder
brusque {adj} (rudely abrupt, unfriendly)  :: brysk
Brussels {prop} (capital of Belgium)  :: Bruxelles, Bryssel [uncommon]
Brussels lace {n} (a type of lace originating in the Brussels area)  :: brysselerknipling {c}
Brussels sprout {n} (vegetable)  :: rosenkål {c}
brute {n} (animal destitute of human reason)  :: udyr {n}, bæst {n}
brutish {adj} (Of, or in the manner of a brute)  :: dyrisk
brutish {adj} (Bestial; lacking human sensibility)  :: brutal
Bryansk {prop} (city in Russia)  :: Brjansk
bête noire {n} (an anathema)  :: banemand
bubble {n} (Greek) SEE: Greek  ::
bubble {n} (spherically contained volume of air or other gas)  :: boble
bubble {v} (to rise up in bubbles)  :: boble
bubble {v} (to cry, weep) SEE: weep  ::
bubble {v} (to cheat, delude) SEE: cheat  ::
bubble level {n} (tool) SEE: spirit level  ::
bubonic plague {n} (disease caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis)  :: byldepest {c}
Bucephalus {prop} (the warhorse of Alexander the Great)  :: Bukephalos
Bucharest {prop} (The capital of Romania)  :: Bukarest
buck {n} (ram) SEE: ram  ::
bucket {n} (container)  :: spand {c}
Buckingham Palace {prop} (the official London residence of the British monarch)  :: Buckingham Palace
buckle {n} (belt clasp)  :: spænde {n}
buck's party {n} (bachelor party) SEE: bachelor party  ::
buckwheat {n} (fruit of this plant as cereal)  :: boghvede {c}
Budapest {prop} (the capital city of Hungary)  :: Budapest
Buddha {n} (Buddha)  :: Buddha {c}
Buddhism {n} (religion and philosophy)  :: buddhisme {c}
Buddhist {adj} (of, relating to, or practicing Buddhism)  :: buddhistisk
Buddhist {adj} (of, relating to a Buddhist, Buddhists)  :: buddhistisk
Buddhist {n} (practitioner of Buddhism)  :: buddhist
Buddhistic {adj} (of, relating to Buddhism)  :: buddhistisk
budgerigar {n} (species of parakeet)  :: undulat
budget {n} (amount of money or resources)  :: budget {n}
Buenos Aires {prop} (capital of Argentina)  :: Buenos Aires
buffalo {n} (Old World mammals)  :: bøffel {c}
buffalo {n} (North American bison)  :: bison {c}
buffalo {v} (hunt buffalo)  :: jage bøfler, gå på jagt (gå på bøffeljagt)
buffalo {v} (outwit, confuse)  :: forvirre, bringe ud af det, sætte til vægs
buffer {n} (solution to stabilize pH)  :: puffer {c}, buffer {c}
buffer solution {n} (buffer solution)  :: pufferopløsning
bug {n} (a colloquial name for insect)  :: insekt {n}, kryb {n}
bugger {n} (heretic) SEE: heretic  ::
build {v} ((transitive) to form by combining materials or parts)  :: bygge
builder {n} (a bodybuilder) SEE: bodybuilder  ::
building {n} (act or process of building)  :: byggeri, opførelse (af en bygning)
building {n} (closed structure with walls and a roof)  :: bygning
building site {n} (place where a building is located, under construction, or will be erected)  :: byggeplads
built-in {adj} (constructed as a non-detachable part)  :: indbygget
Bujumbura {prop} (capital of Burundi)  :: Bujumbura
bulb {n} (light bulb) SEE: light bulb  ::
Bulgaria {prop} (country)  :: Bulgarien
Bulgarian {adj} (relating to Bulgaria, its people or the Bulgarian language)  :: bulgarsk, bulgarskt {n}
Bulgarian {n} (native of Bulgaria)  :: Bulgarer, Bulgarere {p}
Bulgarian {prop} (language)  :: bulgarsk
bull {n} (uncastrated adult male bovine)  :: tyr {m}
bull {n} (adult male animal)  :: han {c} (noun)
bull {n} (large, strong man)  :: tyr {m}
bull {n} (finance: investor who buys in anticipation of a rise in prices)  :: haussespekulant, haussist
bull {n} (slang: policeman)  :: strisser
bullcrap {n} (bullshit) SEE: bullshit  ::
bulldozer {n} (tractor)  :: bulldozer
bullet {n} (projectile)  :: kugle {c}, projektil {n}
bullet {n} (typography: printed symbol in the form of a solid circle)  :: bullet {c}, punkttegn {n}
bullfinch {n} (Pyrrhula pyrrhula)  :: dompap {c}
bullshit {n} (deceitful statements, etc)  :: pis {n}
bully {n} (pimp) SEE: pimp  ::
bully {n} (person who is cruel to others)  :: bølle, tyran
bully {v} (to intimidate)  :: herse med, mobbe
bully {v} (act aggressively towards)  :: tyrannisere
bully {adj} (very good; excellent)  :: fin, udmærket
bully {interj} (well done!)  :: fint, udmærket
bulwark {n} (a defensive wall or rampart)  :: bolværk {n}
bulwark {n} (a defense or safeguard)  :: bolværk {n}
bulwark {n} (a breakwater)  :: bølgebryder {c}
bumblebee {n} (genus of bee)  :: humlebi
bumfodder {n} (toilet paper) SEE: toilet paper  ::
bumfuck {v} (sodomize) SEE: assfuck  ::
bumfuck {n} (assfuck) SEE: assfuck  ::
bun {n} (newbie) SEE: newbie  ::
bun {n} (A small bread roll, often sweetened or spiced)  :: bolle {c}
bung {n} (bribe) SEE: bribe  ::
bungalow {n} (small house or cottage)  :: bungalow
bunk bed {n} (two or more beds fixed on top of one another)  :: køje {c}
bunkbed {n} (bunk bed) SEE: bunk bed  ::
buoy {n} (nautical: a moored float)  :: bøje {c}
buoyance {n} (buoyancy) SEE: buoyancy  ::
buoyancy {n} (physics: upward force on an immersed body)  :: opdrift {c}
bupkis {n} (absolutely nothing)  :: bar røv at trutte i {c}
burden {n} (heavy load)  :: byrde {c}, læs {n}
burden {n} (responsibility, onus)  :: belastning {c}, last {c}, byrde {c}
burden of proof {n} (duty of a party in a legal proceeding)  :: bevisbyrde {c}
burden of proof {n} (obligation of the person making a claim to provide evidence for their position)  :: bevisbyrde {c}
burdock {n} (any of the species of biennial thistles in the genus Arctium)  :: burre
bureau {n} (for the collection and provision of information)  :: bureau
bureau {n} (office (room)) SEE: office  ::
bureaucracy {n} (system of administration)  :: bureaukrati
bureaucrat {n} (An official in a bureaucracy)  :: bureaukrat
bureaucratic {adj} (of or pertaining to bureaucracy)  :: bureaukratisk
bureau de change {n} (a place where foreign currency can be exchanged)  :: vekselbureau
burette {n} (glass tube with fine gradations and a stopcock used for titration, etc.)  :: burette {c}
burger {n} (informal: hamburger)  :: burger {c}
-burger {suffix} (suffix used to make names for hamburger-like dishes)  :: -burger {c}
burger bar {n} (fast-food restaurant primarily selling hamburgers)  :: burger-bar {c}, burgerbar {c}
burglary {n} (the crime of breaking into)  :: indbrud
Burgundy {prop} (region)  :: Bourgogne [modern area and as wine region], Burgund [historiographic]
Burgundy {prop} (medieval duchy in France and the Netherlands)  :: Burgund
Burgundy {n} (wine)  :: bourgogne {c}, bourgognevin {c}
burka {n} (female garment that covers the whole body)  :: burka {c}
Burkina Faso {prop} (country)  :: Burkina Faso
burlesque {n} (variety adult entertainment show)  :: varieté {c}
Burma {prop} (Southeast Asian country (former name), see also: Myanmar)  :: Burma, Myanmar
Burmese {adj} (Of, from, or pertaining to Burma)  :: burmesisk
Burmese {n} (a person from Myanmar or of Burmese descent)  :: burmeser {c}
Burmese {n} (cat)  :: burmeser {c}, burmeserkat {c}
Burmese {prop} (language)  :: burmesisk
Burmese {prop} (script)  :: burmesisk
burn {n} (physical injury)  :: brandsår, forbrænding
burn {n} (act of burning something)  :: afbrænding {c}
burn {v} (be consumed by fire)  :: brænde, brænde op
burn {v} (feel hot)  :: brænde
burn {n} (stream)  :: bæk, strøm
burned {v} (past participle of to burn)  :: brændt
burn one's bridges {v} (burn one's bridges)  :: [to burn all bridges] brænde alle broer, [to break all bridges] bryde alle broer, [to burn all bridges behind oneself] brænde alle broer bag sig, [to break all bridges behind oneself] bryde alle broer bag sig
burocracy {n} (structure and regulations in place to control activity)  :: bureaukrati
burocratic {adj} (of or pertaining to bureaucracy)  :: bureaukratisk
burp {n} (a softer belch)  :: bøvs {n} {c}
burp {v} (to emit a burp)  :: bøvse
burqa {n} (burka) SEE: burka  ::
burrow {n} (A tunnel or hole)  :: jordhule {c}
Burundi {prop} (a country in Eastern Africa)  :: Burundi
bury {v} (inter a corpse in a grave or tomb)  :: begrave
Buryat {n} (language)  :: burjatisk
Buryatia {prop} (Buryatia, Russia)  :: Burjatien
bus {n} (vehicle)  :: bus {c}
bus {n} (electrical conductor)  :: bus {c}
bus {n} (medical slang: ambulance) SEE: ambulance  ::
bus driver {n} (driver of a bus)  :: buschauffør {c}
bush {n} (category of woody plant)  :: busk
business {n} (commercial enterprise or establishment)  :: forretning {c}
business {n} (occupation, work or trade of a person)  :: branche {c}
business {n} (commercial, industrial or professional activity)  :: forretning {c}
business card {n} (small card)  :: visitkort {n}
businessman {n} (a man in business, one who works at a commercial institution)  :: forretningsmand {c}
business trip {n} (business trip)  :: handelsrejse {c}
bus lane {n} (lane for bus)  :: busbane {c}
bus route {n} (set route of bus service)  :: buslinje {c}, busrute {c}
bus stop {n} (a stop for public transport buses)  :: busstoppested {n}, stoppested {n}
bust {n} (sculptural portrayal of a person's head and shoulders)  :: buste {c}
bustard {n} (any of several birds of the family Otididae)  :: trappe {c}
busty {adj} (having large breasts)  :: store bryster
busy {adj} (doing a great deal)  :: travl
but {conj} (except)  :: undtagen, uden
but {conj} (rather)  :: men
but {conj} (although)  :: men
butch {n} (masculine lesbian)  :: betonlebbe {c}
butcher {n} (a person who prepares and sells meat)  :: slagter
butchery {n} (abattoir) SEE: abattoir  ::
butt {n} (buttocks)  :: røv {m}
butt {n} (remnant of a smoked cigarette or cigar)  :: skod {n}
butte {n} (hill)  :: butte {c}
butter {n} (soft foodstuff made from milk)  :: smør {n}
butter {v} (to spread butter on, see also: spread; butter)  :: smøre brødet
buttercup {n} (flower of the genus Narcissus) SEE: daffodil  ::
butterfly {n} (insect)  :: sommerfugl {c}, sommerflue [North Jutland], skurvefugl [South Jutland]
butterfly effect {n} (technical notion of sensitive dependence on initial conditions in chaos theory)  :: sommerfugleeffekt {c}
butterfly knife {n} (folding pocket knife)  :: butterflykniv {c}
butterfly nut {n} (butterfly nut) SEE: wing nut  ::
buttermilk {n} (traditional buttermilk)  :: kærnemælk {c}
buttfuck {v} (sodomize) SEE: assfuck  ::
butthole {n} (anus) SEE: anus  ::
butt-naked {adj} (naked) SEE: naked  ::
buttock {n} (each of the two large fleshy halves of the posterior part of the body)  :: balde {c}, balle {c}
button {n} (knob or small disc serving as a fastener)  :: knap {c}
button {n} (a mechanical device meant to be pressed with a finger)  :: knap {c}
button {v} (to fasten with a button)  :: knappe
buttonhole {n} (hole for a button)  :: knaphul {n}
buttonhole {n} (flower worn in the buttonhole for decoration)  :: knaphulsblomst {c}
buy {v} (to obtain something with money)  :: købe
buying power {n} (purchasing power) SEE: purchasing power  ::
buzzard {n} (bird of the genus Buteo)  :: musvåge
buzzard {n} (scavenging bird) SEE: vulture  ::
buzzword {n} (word drawn from or imitative of technical jargon)  :: modeord {n}
by {prep} (near, or next to)  :: ved
by {prep} (not later than)  :: ved (ved 10-tiden), omkring (omkring kl. 10)
by {prep} (indication of passive voice)  :: af
by {prep} (indicates creator of a work)  :: af
by {prep} (indicates a means)  :: ved, ved at
by {prep} (indicates a rule followed)  :: efter
by {prep} (indicating amount of progression)  :: med
by {prep} (steady progression)  :: efter
by {adv} (along a path)  :: forbi
by and by {adv} (soon) SEE: soon  ::
Byblos {prop} (port city in Lebanon)  :: Byblos
Bydgoszcz {prop} (a city in Poland)  :: Bydgoszcz
by dint of {prep} (because of) SEE: because of  ::
bye {interj} (short for goodbye)  :: farvel
by ear {prep} (using principally sound)  :: efter gehør
Byelorussian SSR {prop} (Soviet republic)  :: Hviderussiske SSR {c}, Hviderussiske Socialistiske Sovjetrepublik {c}
by foot {adv} (on foot) SEE: on foot  ::
by heart {prep} (knowing completely)  :: udenad
by hook or by crook {prep} (by any means possible)  :: koste hvad det vil [no matter the cost], med hiv og sving [by a great effort]
byname {n} (nickname)  :: tilnavn {n}
bypass {n} (road)  :: omfartsvej {c}
byre {n} (a barn, especially one used for keeping cattle)  :: stald {c}
by the Grace of God {prep} (By divine right)  :: af Guds nåde
by the time {prep} (when) SEE: when  ::
by the way {prep} (incidentally)  :: for resten, forresten
by virtue of {prep} (because of)  :: i kraft af
Byzantine {adj} (of or pertaining to Byzantium)  :: byzantinsk
Byzantine {adj} (belonging to the civilisation of the Eastern-Roman empire)  :: byzantinsk
Byzantine {adj} (overly complex or intricate)  :: byzantinsk
Byzantine {n} (native of Byzantine Empire)  :: byzantiner {c}
Byzantine Empire {prop} (an ancient Greek-speaking empire of Eastern Europe)  :: Byzantinske Rige {n}, Østromerske Rige {n}
Byzantium {prop} (Byzantine Empire) SEE: Byzantine Empire  ::
Byzantium {prop} (ancient Greek city)  :: Byzans