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p. {abbr} (page)  :: s.
Pacific Ocean {prop} (the world's largest body of water)  :: Stillehavet {n}
pacifier {n} (for a baby)  :: sut {c}
package {n} (something which is packed)  :: pakke
package {n} (act of packing)  :: pakning
package {v} (to pack)  :: pakke
packed lunch {n} (picnic meal)  :: madpakke
packet {n} (small pack)  :: pakke {c}
pack ice {n} (large consolidated mass of floating sea ice)  :: pakis {c}
pact {n} (an agreement; a league; a compact; a covenant)  :: pagt {c}
pad {v} (to stuff) SEE: stuff  ::
paddle {n} (two-handed, single-bladed oar)  :: paddel {c}, padle {c}, padleåre {c}
paddle {n} (double-bladed oar used for kayaking)  :: pagaj {c}
paddleboat {n} (pedalo) SEE: pedalo  ::
paddy {n} (wet land where rice grows)  :: rismark {n}
paddy field {n} (field where rice is grown) SEE: paddy  ::
paddy wagon {n} (a police van for transporting prisoners)  :: salatfad {n}
padlock {n} (type of lock)  :: hængelås {c}
paganism {n} (local religions practiced before the introduction of Christianity)  :: hedenskab {n}
page {n} (boy child) SEE: boy  ::
page {n} (one side of a leaf of a book)  :: side {c}
pageant {n} (beauty pageant) SEE: beauty pageant  ::
pager {n} (device)  :: personsøger {c}
pagoda {n} (a tiered tower with multiple eaves)  :: pagode {c}
pail {n} (bucket) SEE: bucket  ::
pain {n} (ache or bodily suffering)  :: smerte
painful {adj} (causing pain)  :: smertefuld, smertelig
paint {n} (substance)  :: maling {c}, farve {c}
paint {v} (create an image)  :: male
paintbrush {n} (thin brush)  :: pensel {c}
painted dog {n} (Lycaon pictus) SEE: African hunting dog  ::
painted hunting dog {n} (Lycaon pictus) SEE: African hunting dog  ::
painted wolf {n} (Lycaon pictus) SEE: African hunting dog  ::
painter {n} (artist)  :: maler, kunstmaler
painter {n} (laborer)  :: maler
painting {n} (an illustration or artwork using paint)  :: maleri {n}
painting {n} (the action of applying paint)  :: malerkunst {c}
painting {n} (artistic application of paint)  :: malerkunst {c}
paint the town red {v} (party in a rowdy, wild manner)  :: male byen rød
pair {n} (number of things resembling one another, or belonging together) SEE: set  ::
pair {n} (two similar or identical things)  :: par {n}
pair of binoculars {n} (binoculars) SEE: binoculars  ::
pair of compasses {n} (tool used to draw circles)  :: passer {c}
pair of eyeglasses {n} (spectacles) SEE: spectacles  ::
pair of glasses {n} (spectacles) SEE: spectacles  ::
pair of scissors {n} (scissors) SEE: scissors  ::
pair of specs {n} (spectacles) SEE: spectacles  ::
pair of spectacles {n} (spectacles) SEE: spectacles  ::
pairwise {adj} (occurring in pairs)  :: parvis
pajamas {n} (clothes for wearing to bed and sleeping in)  :: pyjamas {c}
Pakistan {prop} (country in South Asia)  :: Pakistan
palace {n} (large, lavish residence)  :: palads {n}
Palace of Westminster {prop} (building in London housing the House of Commons and House of Lords)  :: Palace of Westminster
palatable {adj} (pleasing to the taste)  :: velsmagende
palatable {adj} (tolerable, acceptable)  :: spiselig, acceptabel
palatal {adj} ((phonetics) articulated at the hard palate)  :: palatal
palatal {n} ((phonetics) palatal consonant)  :: palatallyd {c}
Palau {prop} (Republic of Palau)  :: Palau
palaver {n} (unnecessary talk, fuss)  :: palaver {c}
palaver {n} (a meeting at which there is much talk)  :: palaver {c}
pale {adj} (light in color)  :: bleg, blegt
pale {v} (to become pale)  :: blegne
paleface {n} (a white person of European descent, in the context of American Indians)  :: blegfjæs {n}
paleness {n} (condition or degree of being pale or of lacking color)  :: bleghed {c}
Paleolithic {n} (Old Stone Age)  :: ældste stenalder
paleologism {n} (phrase that was coined in the past and now obsolete)  :: paleologisme {c}
paleontology {n} (study of prehistoric forms of life)  :: palæontologi {c}
Palestine {prop} (geographic region)  :: Palæstina
Palestine {prop} (West Bank and Gaza Strip collectively)  :: Palæstina
Palestine {prop} (historical: former British entity)  :: Palæstina
Palestine {prop} (historical: former British Mandate)  :: Palæstina
Palestinian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Palestine and/or the Palestinian people)  :: palæstinensisk, palæstinsk
Palestinian {n} (inhabitant of Palestine or Arab of Palestinian descent)  :: palæstinenser {c}
paletot {n} (A loose outer jacket, overcoat)  :: frakke {n}
Palikir {prop} (The capital of Micronesia)  :: Palikir
palindrome {n} (a sequence of units that reads the same forwards as backwards)  :: palindrom
palladium {n} (chemical element)  :: palladium
pallet {n} (a portable platform)  :: palle
pallet jack {n} (manually operated device for lifting and moving pallets)  :: palleløfter {c}
pallet truck {n} (manually operated device for lifting and moving pallets) SEE: pallet jack  ::
pallid {adj} (appearing weak, pale or wan)  :: bleg
pallium {n} (cerebral cortex) SEE: cerebral cortex  ::
palm {n} (inner, concave part of hand)  :: håndflade {c}
palm {n} (palm tree) SEE: palm tree  ::
palmistry {n} (telling fortunes from the lines on the palms of the hand)  :: håndlæsning {c}
Palm Sunday {n} (Sunday before Easter)  :: palmesøndag {c}
palm tree {n} (tropical tree)  :: palmetræ {n}, palme {c}
Pamphylia {prop} (region)  :: Pamfylien
pan- {prefix} (a combining form meaning "all")  :: pan-, al-, fælles-
Panama {prop} (country)  :: Panama
Panama City {prop} (capital of Panama)  :: Panama City
pancake {n} (thin batter cake)  :: pandekage {c}
Pancake Day {prop} (Shrove Tuesday) SEE: Shrove Tuesday  ::
Pancake Tuesday {prop} (Shrove Tuesday) SEE: Shrove Tuesday  ::
Panchen Lama {n} (second-highest ranking lama of the Gelug sect of Tibetan Buddhism)  :: Panchen Lama
pancreas {n} (gland near the stomach)  :: bugspytkirtel {c}
panda {n} (Ailuropoda melanoleuca)  :: panda {m}, kæmpepanda {c}
panda {n} (red panda) SEE: red panda  ::
panda bear {n} (panda) SEE: panda  ::
pandeism {n} (belief combining elements of pantheism and deism)  :: pandeisme
pandemic {n} (pandemic disease)  :: pandemi {c}
Pandora {prop} (Character in Greek mythology)  :: Pandora
Pandora's box {n} (A source of unforeseen trouble.)  :: Pandoras æske {c}
panegyric {n} (praising speech or opus)  :: lovtale
panegyrical {adj} (lavish with praise)  :: panegyrisk
panentheism {n} (a doctrine that the universe is within God)  :: panenteisme {c}
Panevėžys {prop} (city in Lithuania)  :: Panevėžys
pan flute {n} (panpipes) SEE: panpipes  ::
Pangaea {prop} (supercontinent prior to Triassic)  :: Pangæa
panic {n} (overpowering fright)  :: panik {c}
panic attack {n} (sudden period of intense anxiety)  :: panikanfald {n}
pan pipes {n} (panpipes) SEE: panpipes  ::
panpipes {n} (musical instrument)  :: panfløjte {c}
pansexuality {n} (sexual orientation)  :: panseksualitet, omniseksualitet
pant {n} (a pair of pants) SEE: pants  ::
pantheism {n} (belief that the universe is divine)  :: panteisme
panther {n} (big cat with black fur)  :: panter {c}
panther {n} (big cat of genus Panthera)  :: panter
panties {n} (short underpants for women or girls)  :: trusser
pant leg {n} (either of the legs of a pair of pants)  :: bukseben {n}
pants {n} (garment covering the body from the waist downwards)  :: bukser {p}, buks {c}
panty {n} (panties) SEE: panties  ::
pap {n} (porridge) SEE: porridge  ::
Papal States {prop} (state)  :: Kirkestaten
paparazzi {n} (paparazzo) SEE: paparazzo  ::
paparazzo {n} (freelance photographer of celebrities)  :: paparazzofotograf {c}
papaya {n} (fruit)  :: papaja {c}
paper {n} (sheet material)  :: papir
paper {n} (newspaper) SEE: newspaper  ::
paper {n} (wallpaper) SEE: wallpaper  ::
paper {v} (to document) SEE: document  ::
paperboy {n} (male who delivers newspapers)  :: avisdreng {c}
paper clip {n} (paper clip)  :: clips {c}
paperless {adj} (without paper)  :: papirløs
paperless {adj} (using information without paper)  :: papirløs
paperless {adj} (without documentation of identity)  :: papirløs
paper money {n} (a form of banknotes)  :: papirpenge {p}
paper towel {n} (sheet of absorbent paper)  :: køkkenrulle
papier-mâché {n} (paper mixed with glue to create a sculptural object)  :: papmaché {c}
pappardelle {n} (broad form of fettuccine)  :: pappardelle
paprika {n} (spice)  :: paprika {c}
Papua New Guinea {prop} (country in Oceania)  :: Papua Ny Guinea
parachute {n} (a device designed to control the fall of an object)  :: faldskærm {c}
parade {n} (organized procession)  :: parade, optog {n}
paradise {n} (heaven)  :: paradis
paraffin {n} (kerosene) SEE: kerosene  ::
paragraph {n} (passage in text)  :: paragraf {c}
Paraguay {prop} (country in South America)  :: Paraguay
parallax {n}  :: parallakse
parallelepiped {n} (solid figure)  :: parallelepipedum
parallel import {n} (import without permission of the intellectual property owner)  :: parallelimport {c}
parallel universe {n} (universe that exists separately alongside another universe)  :: parallelunivers {n}, parallelt univers {n}
Paramaribo {prop} (capital of Suriname)  :: Paramaribo
paramedic {n} (individual trained to stabilize people outside of hospital)  :: paramediciner {c}
parametric equation {n} (equations that define coordinates of dependent variables of a curve or surface)  :: parameterfremstilling {c}
paranoia {n} (A psychotic disorder characterized by delusions of persecution)  :: paranoia
paranoid schizophrenia {n} (form of schizophrenia accompanied by delusions)  :: paranoid skizofreni {c}
parapsychology {n} (study of that which cannot yet be explained)  :: parapsykologi {c}
parasite {n} (useless person who always relies on other people's work and gives nothing back)  :: parasit {m}
parasite {n} ((generally undesirable) living organism that exists by stealing resources from another living organism)  :: parasit {c}
parataxis {n} (in grammar)  :: paratakse {c}, sideordning {c}
paratrooper {n} (soldier that parachutes from aircraft)  :: faldskærmssoldat {c}, faldskærmsjæger {c}
parcel {n} (package wrapped for shipment)  :: pakke {c}
pardon {interj} (interjection, request to repeat)  :: hvadbehager, hvad, undskyld mig
pardon my French {v} (please excuse my swearing or bad language (idiomatic))  :: undskyld mit franske, undskyld sproget
parent {n} (person from whom one is descended)  :: forælder {c}
parent {n} (source or origin of something)  :: ophav
parental leave {n} (leave of absence for a parent to take care of a baby)  :: barsel {c}
parenthesis {n} (either of a pair of brackets ( ))  :: parentes {c}
parenthesis {n} (both round brackets)  :: parentes {c}
parenthesis {n} ((mathematics, logic) brackets used to clarify expressions by grouping terms affected by a common operator)  :: parentes {c}
parent-in-law {n} (mother-in-law or father-in-law)  :: svigerforældre {p}
parents {n} (one's parents)  :: forældre {c-p}
parfait {n} (an iced dessert)  :: parfait {c}
Paris {prop} (capital of France)  :: Paris {n}
parish {n} (part of a diocese)  :: sogn
parish church {n} (church that serves as the religious centre of a parish)  :: sognekirke {c}
parish register {n} (record book of a parish)  :: kirkebog {c}
Parisian {n} (someone from Paris)  :: pariser {c}, pariserinde {c} [female]
Parisian {adj} (of Paris)  :: parisisk
park {n} (ground for recreation)  :: park {c}
parking garage {n} (building)  :: parkeringshus {n}, p-hus {n}
parking permit {n} (printed permission to park)  :: parkeringstilladelse {c}, p-tilladelse {c}, p-licens {c}, beboerlicens {c} [for residents]
parliament {n} (institution with elected or appointed members)  :: parlament, ting {n}
parochial {adj} (pertaining to a parish)  :: sogne-
parochial {adj} (characterized by an unsophisticated focus on local concerns)  :: provinsiel
parody {n} (expression making fun of something else)  :: parodi
parody {v} (to make a parody of something)  :: parodiere
paroemia {n} (proverb) SEE: proverb  ::
parrot {n} (kind of bird)  :: papegøje {c}
parrot {n} (puffin) SEE: puffin  ::
parsimony {n} (great reluctance to spend money unnecessarily)  :: sparsomhed
parsley {n} (herb)  :: persille {c}
parsnip {n} (the plant Pastinaca sativa)  :: pastinak {c}
part {n} (fraction of a whole )  :: del {c}
part {adj} (partial) SEE: partial  ::
partial {adj} (existing in part)  :: partiel
partial {adj} (biased)  :: partisk
partial pressure {n} (pressure one component of a mixture of gases would contribute to the total pressure)  :: partialtryk {n}
participate {v} (to join in, to take part, to involve oneself)  :: deltage, participere
participation {n} (act of participating)  :: deltagelse {c}
participatory democracy {n} (Political system)  :: deltagelsesdemokrati {n}
participial {n} (participle) SEE: participle  ::
participle {n} (verb form)  :: participium {n}, tillægsform {c}
particle {n} (body with very small size)  :: partikel {c}, lille del {c}
particle {n} (word)  :: partikel {c}
particle {n} (elementary particle or subatomic particle)  :: partikel {c}, elementarpartikel {c}
particle board {n} (structural material manufactured from wood particles)  :: spånplade {c}
particle physics {n} (particle physics)  :: partikelfysik, højenergifysik
particular {adj} (partial) SEE: partial  ::
partisan {n} (fervent supporter of a party)  :: partisoldat {c}
partisan {n} (type of spear)  :: partisan {c}
partiture {n} (score (music)) SEE: score  ::
partner {n} (someone who is associated with another in a common activity or interest)  :: partner {c}
partner {n} (a member of a business or law partnership)  :: partner, kompagnon
partner {n} (spouse, domestic, or romantic partner)  :: partner
partner {n} (dancing partner)  :: partner {c}, kavaler {c}
partner {n} (either member of a pair in a card game or sports team (1.4))  :: partner, medspiller
partner {v} (To make or be partner)  :: slå sig sammen (become partners)
partner {v} (To work or perform as partner)  :: samarbejde
partnership {n} (state of being associated with a partner)  :: partnerskab
part of speech {n} (the function a word or phrase performs)  :: ordklasse {c}
partridge {n} (any bird of the genera Perdix or Alectoris)  :: agerhøne {c}
partridgeberry {n} (Vaccinium vitis-idaea) SEE: lingonberry  ::
part-time {adj} (involving less than the normal time)  :: deltids-
party {n} (social gathering)  :: fest {c}
party {n} (political group) SEE: political party  ::
party member {n} (member of a political party)  :: partimedlem {n}, partisoldat {c} [hardworking member, lit. "party soldier"]
party pooper {n} (one who dampens the fun of a group activity) SEE: spoilsport  ::
par value {n} (face value) SEE: face value  ::
pas de deux {n} (a dance performed by two dancers)  :: pas de deux {c}
pasha {n} (title)  :: pasha, sværmeri
pass {n} (password) SEE: password  ::
pass away {v} (to die (euphemistic))  :: gå bort, sove ind
passbook {n} (booklet used to record bank transactions)  :: bankbog
passenger {n} (one who rides or travels in a vehicle)  :: passager {c}
passenger pigeon {n} (an extinct bird of the species Ectopistes migratorius)  :: vandredue, amerikanske vandredue
passenger train {n} (type of train)  :: persontog {n}
passer-by {n} (a person who is passing by)  :: forbipasserende {c}
passionate {adj} (fired with intense feeling)  :: lidenskabelig
pass on {v} (To die) SEE: die  ::
passport {n} (official document)  :: pas {n}
password {n} (word used to gain admittance)  :: kodeord {n}, løsen {n}, feltråb {n}
password {n} (computing: string of characters known only to a user)  :: kodeord {n}, adgangskode {c}, password {n}
past {adj} (ago) SEE: ago  ::
past {n} (period of time that has already happened)  :: fortid {c}
past {n}  :: præteritum
pastiche {n} (work that imitates the work of a previous artist)  :: pastiche {c}
pastiche {n} (musical medley)  :: potpourri {n}
pastor {n} (shepherd) SEE: shepherd  ::
past participle {n} (past participle)  :: datids tillægsform {c}, kort tillægsform {c}
past perfect {n} (tense)  :: førdatid {c}
pastry {n} (food group)  :: bagværk {n}
patch {n} (figuratively: fit) SEE: fit  ::
patch {n} (paltry fellow) SEE: fool  ::
patch {n} (piece of cloth used to repair a garment)  :: lap {c}
patch {n} (small piece of anything used to repair a breach)  :: lap {c}
patch {n} (a small area, plot of land, or piece of ground)  :: bed {n}, jordstykke {n}
patch file {n} (patch) SEE: patch  ::
patella {n} (kneecap) SEE: kneecap  ::
paternal aunt {n} (the sister of one's father)  :: faster {c} [blood paternal aunt], tante {c} [in-law paternal aunt / informal]
paternal grandfather {n} (one's father's father)  :: farfar {c}
paternal grandmother {n} (one's father's mother)  :: farmor {c}
paternal uncle {n} (brother of one's father)  :: farbror {c} [blood paternal uncle], onkel {c} [in-law paternal uncle / informal]
paternoster {n} (a rosary) SEE: rosary  ::
paternoster {n} (Lord's prayer)  :: fadervor {n}
paternoster {n} (slow, continuously moving lift)  :: paternosterelevator {c}
path {n} (a trail for the use of, or worn by, pedestrians)  :: sti {c}, havegang {c}, passage {c}
path {n} (a course taken)  :: retning {c}, vej {c}
path {n} (a metaphorical course)  :: retning {c}, vej {c}
path {n} (a method or direction of proceeding)  :: vej {c}
path {n} (computing: a specification for a location within a hierarchical or tree-like structure)  :: sti {c}
path {n} (graph theory: a sequence of vertices from one vertex to another)  :: vej {c}
pathetic {adj} (arousing pity, sympathy, or compassion)  :: medynkvækkende, sørgelig, ynkelig
pathetic {adj} (arousing scorn or contempt)  :: ynkelig, patetisk
pathological {adj} (pertaining to pathology)  :: patologisk
pathological {adj} (relating to or caused by a physical or mental disorder)  :: patologisk, sygelig
pathologize {v} (pathologize)  :: sygeliggøre
pathos {n} (a writer or speaker's attempt to persuade an audience through appeals)  :: patos {c}
patience {n} (quality of being patient)  :: tålmod {n}, tålmodighed {c}
patience is a virtue {proverb} (it is better to be patient than impatient)  :: tålmodighed er en dyd
patient {adj} (not losing one's temper while waiting)  :: tålmodig
patient {n} (someone who receives treatment from a doctor)  :: patient {c}
patient contact {n} (contact between a patient and a professional)  :: patientkontakt {c}
patio {n} (a paved outside area, adjoining a house, used for dining or recreation)  :: teresse
patio {n} (an inner courtyard typical of traditional Spanish houses)  :: gårdhave
Patras {prop} (city of Greece)  :: Patras
patriarchal {adj} (relating to patriarchy)  :: patriakalsk
Patricia {prop} (female given name)  :: Patricia
patrician {n} (member of Roman aristocracy)  :: patricier {c}
patrician {n} (nobleman)  :: patricier {c}
Patrick {prop} (given name)  :: Patrick
patriot {n} (person who loves, supports and defends their country)  :: patriot {c}
patriotic {adj} (inspired by patriotism)  :: patriotisk
patriotism {n} (love of one's own country)  :: patriotisme {c}
patrol {n} (going of the rounds)  :: patrulje
patronising {adj} (offensively condescending) SEE: condescending  ::
patronizing {adj} (offensively condescending) SEE: condescending  ::
patron saint {n} (saint from whom a specific group claims special protection or prayer)  :: skytshelgen {c}
patronymic {n} (a name from father's name)  :: patronym {n}
paucal {adj}  :: paucalis, fåtal
paucal {n} (in grammar: a language form referring to a few of something (three to around ten))  :: paucalis, fåtal
Paul {prop} (the Apostle)  :: Paulus
Paul {prop} (male given name)  :: Poul
Paula {prop} (female given name)  :: Poula, Paula
Pauline {prop} (female given name)  :: Pauline {c}
Paulson {prop} (surname meaning "son of Paul")  :: Poulsen
pavement {n} (footpath)  :: fortov {n}
pavement {n} (surface of road)  :: vejbelægning {c}
paw {n} (soft foot of an animal)  :: pote {c}
pawn {n} (chess piece)  :: bonde {c}
pawn {n} (someone who is being manipulated)  :: brik {c} [in someone's game]
pawn {n} (instance of pawning something)  :: pantsætning {c}
pawn {n} (item sold to a pawn shop)  :: pant {n}
pawn {n} ((rare) type of shop)  :: pantelåner {c}
pawn {v} (give as security for loan)  :: pantsætte
pawnbroker {n} (person who makes monetary loans at interest, taking personal property as security)  :: pantelåner {c}
pawnshop {n} (business premises of a pawnbroker)  :: pantelåner
pay {v} (to give money in exchange for goods or services)  :: betale
pay {v} (to be profitable)  :: betale sig
pay {n} (money given in return for work)  :: betaling {c}
payday {n} (day on which an employee's salary is paid)  :: lønningsdag
payment card {n} (card)  :: betalingskort {n}
pay-off {n} (a payment)  :: udbytte
pay-off {n} (a reward)  :: belønning {n}
pay-off {n} (a bribe)  :: bestikkelse
payphone {n} (a public telephone)  :: mønttelefon {c}
pea {n} (plant)  :: ært {c}
pea {n} (edible seed)  :: ært {c}
peace {n} (tranquility, quiet, harmony; absence of violence)  :: fred {c}, ro {c}
peace {n} (state of mind)  :: sindsro {c}, sjælefred {c}
peace {n} (state of being free from war)  :: fred {c}
peaceable {adj} (in favour of peace)  :: fredelig, fredsommelig
peaceable {adj} (characterized by peace)  :: fredelig
peace of mind {n} (absence of mental stress)  :: sindsro {c}
peace talks {n} (discussions between nation-states held to resolve conflict)  :: fredsforhandling {c}
peacetime {n} (period of peace)  :: fredstid {c}
peach {n} (tree)  :: ferskentræ {n}
peach {n} (fruit)  :: fersken {c}
peachtree {n} (peach) SEE: peach  ::
peacock {n} (pheasant of one of the genera Pavo and Afropavo)  :: påfugl {c}
peak hour {n} (rush hour) SEE: rush hour  ::
peanut {n} (a legume resembling a nut)  :: jordnød {c}, peanut {c}
peanut butter {n} (a spread made from ground peanuts)  :: peanutbutter {n}, jordnøddesmør {n}
pear {n} (fruit)  :: pære {c}
pearl {n} (light-colored tern) SEE: tern  ::
pearl {n} (mother-of-pearl) SEE: mother-of-pearl  ::
pearl {n} (rounded shelly concretion produced by certain mollusks)  :: perle {c}
pearl {n} (figuratively: something precious)  :: perle {c}
pearl {n} (brill) SEE: brill  ::
pearl diver {n} (person who dives for pearls)  :: perlefisker {c}, perledykker {c}
pearl diver {n} (dishwasher) SEE: dishwasher  ::
pearl necklace {n} (necklace made of pearls)  :: perlehalskæde {c}
pearl of wisdom {n} (succinct, insightful saying, piece of advice, or moral precept)  :: perle af visdom
peasant {n} (member of the agriculture low class)  :: bonde {c}
peat {n} (soil)  :: tørv
pebble {n} (stone)  :: ral
PEBCAK {acronym} (PEBCAK)  :: fejl 40
pechka {n} (Russian oven) SEE: Russian oven  ::
pecker {n} (slang for penis) SEE: dick  ::
pecker {n} (slang for woodpecker) SEE: woodpecker  ::
pecker {n} (slang for courage) SEE: courage  ::
peckerwood {n} (woodpecker) SEE: woodpecker  ::
pecking order {n} (The usually informal hierarchy of authority or command, often partial or approximate)  :: hakkeorden {c}
peckish {adj} (mildly hungry)  :: brødflov, sulten
peckish {adj} (irritable)  :: irritabel
pectin {n} (substance)  :: pektin
pedagogue {n} (a teacher)  :: pædagog
pedagogy {n} (profession of teaching)  :: pædagogik {c}
pedal {n} (lever operated by one's foot)  :: pedal {c}
pedalo {n} (small boat propelled by pedals)  :: vandcykel {c}
pedant {n} (person overly concerned with formal rules and trivial points of learning)  :: pedant
pederast {n} (practitioner of pederasty)  :: pæderast {c}
pederasty {n} (pederasty)  :: pæderasti {c}
pedestrian crossing {n} (place for pedestrians to cross a street)  :: fodgængerovergang {c}
pediatrician {n} (physician who specialises in pediatrics)  :: bornelaege
pedicure {n} (superficial cosmetic treatment of the feet and toenails)  :: fodpleje
pedophile {n} (an adult who is sexually attracted to children)  :: pædofil {c}
pedophilia {n} (sexual feeling or desire by adults towards children)  :: pædofili {c}
pedophilic {adj} (of, relating to, or pertaining to pedophilia)  :: pædofil
pee {v} (to urinate)  :: tisse, pisse
pee {v} (to pass urine from the body) SEE: urinate  ::
pee {n} (liquid excrement) SEE: urine  ::
peel {v} (to remove skin)  :: skrælle
peel {n} (skin of a fruit)  :: skræl
pee-pee {n} (childish: urine) SEE: wee-wee  ::
pee-pee {n} (childish: genitalia) SEE: wee-wee  ::
peerless {adj} (without peer or equal)  :: mageløs
peer review {n} (scholarly process)  :: fagfællebedømmelse {c}
peer reviewed {adj} (having been subjected to peer review)  :: fagfællebedømt
Peipus {prop} (lake in Estonia/Russia)  :: Peipus
pejorative {adj} (disparaging, belittling or derogatory)  :: nedsættende
Peking {prop} (Beijing) SEE: Beijing  ::
Peleus {prop} (surname)  :: Peleus
pelican {n} (any of various seabirds of the family Pelecanidae)  :: pelikan {c}
Peloponnese {prop} (region of Greece)  :: Peloponnes
pelvis {n} (bone)  :: bækken {n}
pen {n} (wing) SEE: wing  ::
pen {n} (writing tool)  :: pen {c}
pen {n} (female swan)  :: hunsvane {c}
penal code {n} (penal code) SEE: criminal code  ::
penalty {n} (legal sentence)  :: straf {c}
penalty {n} (penalty kick) SEE: penalty kick  ::
penalty area {n} (area on a soccer pitch)  :: straffesparksfelt {n}
penalty box {n} (penalty area) SEE: penalty area  ::
penalty kick {n} ((soccer) a form of direct free kick)  :: straffespark {n}
penalty shootout {n} (a series of penalty kicks)  :: straffesparkskonkurrence {c}
pencil {n} (graphite writing-instrument)  :: blyant {c}
pencil box {n} (container for stationery) SEE: pencil case  ::
pencil case {n} (object purposed to contain stationery)  :: pennalhus {n}, penalhus {n}
pencil pusher {n} (one who does office work)  :: ni-til-femmer {c}
pencil sharpener {n} (a device used to sharpen pencils)  :: blyantspidser {c}
pendant {n} (a piece of jewellery hung from a chain worn around the neck)  :: vedhæng {n}
penfriend {n} (person with whom one exchanges letters) SEE: pen pal  ::
penguin {n} (flightless sea bird)  :: pingvin
penicillin {n} (penicillin)  :: penicillin {c} {n}
peninsula {n} (piece of land projecting into water)  :: halvø {c}
penis {n} (male organ for copulation and urination)  :: penis {c} [clinical], pik {c} [slang, pejorative], tissemand {c}, diller {c}, javert {c} [slang]
penis {n} (penis) SEE: member  ::
penis envy {n} (unconscious desire)  :: penismisundelse
Pennsylvania {prop} (US state)  :: Pennsylvania, Pennsylvanien [archaic]
penny farthing {n} (bicycle)  :: væltepeter
pen pal {n} (friend with whom one communicates using letters)  :: penneven
pensioner {n} (someone who lives on a pension)  :: pensionist {c}
pensive {adj} (having the appearance of thinking)  :: eftertænksom, tankefuld
pensive {adj} (looking thoughtful or sad)  :: eftertænksom, tungsindig
pentagon {n} (A polygon with five sides and five angles)  :: pentagon {c}, femkant {c}
pentagram {n} (shape of five-pointed star)  :: pentagram {n}
pentalingual {adj} (written in five languages)  :: femsproget
pentalingual {adj} (able to use five languages)  :: femsproget
Pentecost {prop} (Christian festival)  :: pinse
Pentecostalism {n} (Christian religious movement)  :: pinsebevægelse {c}
penultimate {adj} (next-to-last in a sequence)  :: næstsidst
peony {n} (Paeonia genus of flowering plants)  :: pæon
people {n} (a body of human beings; a group of two or more persons)  :: folk {p}
people {n} (a group of persons forming or belonging to a particular nation etc.)  :: folk {n}
people {n} (a group of persons regarded as being employees etc.)  :: folk {n}
people {n} (a person's ancestors, relatives or family)  :: slægt {c}
People's Liberation Army {prop} (army branch)  :: Folkets Befrielseshær {c}
people smuggling {n} (smuggling of people) SEE: human smuggling  ::
people's republic {n} (people's republic)  :: folkerepublik {c}
People's Republic of China {prop} (official name of China)  :: Folkerepublikken Kina
people who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones {proverb} (one shouldn't criticize others for having the same fault)  :: kast ikke med sten hvis du selv bor i et glashus
pepper {n} (spice)  :: peber {n}
pepper {n} (fruit of the capsicum)  :: [spicy] chili, [mild] paprika
pepper mill {n} (a small handheld grinder)  :: peberkværn {c}
peppermint {n} (herb)  :: pebermynte {c}
peppermint {n} (confection)  :: pebermynte {c}
pepper spray {n} (non-lethal riot-control agent)  :: peberspray
pepperwort {n} (plant in the genus Lepidium)  :: karse
Pepsi {prop} (the brand of drink)  :: Pepsi
peptide bond {n} (amine bond)  :: peptidbinding {c}
perambulator {n} (pram) SEE: pram  ::
per capita {adj} (per person)  :: per indbygger
perceive {v} (to understand)  :: begribe
percent {n} (a part or other object per hundred)  :: procent
percentage point {n} (unit of the difference of two percentages)  :: procentpoint {n}
percussion {n} (medicine: tapping of the body)  :: perkussion {c}
percussion {n} (music: section of percussion instruments)  :: slagtøj {n}, percussion {c}
percussion cap {n} (metal cap on muzzleloading firearms)  :: fænghætte {c}
perdition {n} (eternal damnation)  :: evig fordømmelse
perdition {n} (absolute ruin)  :: undergang {c}
peregrine falcon {n} (Falco peregrinus)  :: vandrefalk {c}
perennial {adj} (lasting or remaining active throughout the year, or all the time)  :: helårlig, evig
perennial {adj} ((of a plant) Having a life cycle of more than two years)  :: flerårig
perennial {adj} (continuing without cessation or intermission; perpetual; permanent; unceasing; never failing)  :: evig
perennial {adj} (enduring; lasting; timeless)  :: evig
perennial {adj} (recurrent; appearing or recurring again and again)  :: tilbagevendende
perestroika {prop} (reform in the Soviet Union in 1980s)  :: perestrojka
perfect {adj} (fitting its definition precisely)  :: perfekt
perfect crime {n} (undetected crime)  :: perfekt forbrydelse {c}
perfectionist {n} (person who does not settle for anything that is not perfect)  :: perfektionist {c}
perfectionist {adj} (inclined or related to perfectionism)  :: perfektionistisk
perfectionistic {adj} (perfectionist) SEE: perfectionist  ::
perfect tense {n} (verb form indicating that an action has been completed)  :: førnutid {c}, perfektum
perforate {v} (to pierce or penetrate)  :: perforere
perforation gauge {n} (device for measuring perforation)  :: takkemåler
perforator {n} (hole punch) SEE: hole punch  ::
performance anxiety {n} (anxiety about performing in front of an audience) SEE: stage fright  ::
perfume {n} (substance providing a pleasant smell)  :: perfume
perfunctory {adj} (performed out of routine, with little care)  :: skødesløs, overfladisk
perhaps {adv} (indicating a lack of certainty)  :: måske
Pericles {prop} (Greek politician)  :: Perikles {m}
peril {n} (a situation of serious danger)  :: fare {c}
peril {n} (something that causes, contains, or presents danger)  :: risiko {c}
perilous {adj} (dangerous, full of peril)  :: farlig
perineum {n} (anatomical term)  :: mellemkød {n}
period {interj} (and nothing else)  :: punktum, basta [rare]
period {n} (division of school day)  :: lektion, modul, time
period {n} (menstruation) SEE: menstruation  ::
periodic {adj} (having repeated cycles)  :: periodisk
periodic {adj} (occurring at regular intervals)  :: periodisk
periodic {adj} (periodical)  :: periodisk
periodical {n} (publication that appears at fixed intervals)  :: periodikum {n}
periodically {adv} (in a regular, periodic manner)  :: periodisk
peripatetic {n} (Aristotelian) SEE: Aristotelian  ::
peripheral nervous system {n} (part of the nervous system which is not the central nervous system)  :: det perifere nervesystem
periphery {n} (outside boundary, parts or surface)  :: periferi, udkant
periscope {n} (viewing device)  :: periskop {n}
peristalsis {n} (rhythmic contraction of the digestive tract)  :: peristaltik
perjure {v} (knowingly make a false statement of witness)  :: mened
perjury {n} (deliberate giving of false or misleading testimony under oath)  :: mened {c}, falsk forklaring {c}
permanent {n} (hair treatment)  :: permanent {c}
permanent residency {n} (visa status)  :: permanent opholdstilladelse {c}
permanent wave {n} (series of waves in the hair) SEE: permanent  ::
permanganate {n} (salt of permanganic acid)  :: permanganat
permanganate {n} (potassium permanganate)  :: kaliumpermanganat
per mille {n} (permille) SEE: permille  ::
permille {n} (per thousand)  :: promille {c}
permission {n} (authorisation)  :: tilladelse {c}
permit {v} (allow (something) to happen)  :: tillade
permittivity {n} (property of a dielectric medium)  :: permittivitet {c}
pern {n} (honey buzzard) SEE: honey buzzard  ::
peroxide {n} (hydrogen peroxide) SEE: hydrogen peroxide  ::
perpetrate {v} (to be guilty of, or responsible for; to commit)  :: begå
perpetrator {n} (one who perpetrates)  :: gerningsmand {c}
perpetual {adj} (lasting forever)  :: evig
perpetual {adj} (continuing uninterrupted)  :: vedvarende, permanent
perpetual {adj} (flowering throughout the growing season)  :: stedsegrøn [used with green plants; literally "ever green"]
perpetual motion machine {n} (hypothetical device)  :: evighedsmaskine {c}
per se {adv} (by itself)  :: i sig selv, som sådan, per se
Persephone {prop} (Greek goddess)  :: Persefone
Persia {prop} (Iran) SEE: Iran  ::
Persia {prop} (region of ancient Iran)  :: Persien
Persian {prop} (the Persian language)  :: persisk
Persian {n} (person from Persia)  :: perser {c}
Persian {n} (Persian cat)  :: perser {c}, angorakat {c}
Persian {adj} (of, from, or pertaining to Persia)  :: persisk
Persian {adj} (of or pertaining to the Persian people)  :: persisk
Persian {adj} (of or pertaining to the Persian language)  :: persisk
Persian Gulf {prop} (gulf between Iran and the Arabian peninsula)  :: Persiske Bugt
persimmon {n} (fruit)  :: kaki
persnickety {adj} (Obsessive about mundane details, demanding for precision)  :: pernittengrynet
person {n} (individual)  :: person {c}
person {n} (specifically a human being, see also: human; human being; man)  :: person {c}
person {n} (the physical body seen as distinct from the mind)  :: legeme {n}
person {n} (any individual or formal organization with standing before the courts)  :: person {c}
person {n} (linguistic category)  :: person {c}
personal {adj} (of or pertaining to a particular person)  :: personlig
personal computer {n} (small computer for use by one person at a time, see also: PC)  :: personlig computer {c}
personality {n} (set of qualities that make a person distinct from other people)  :: personlighed {c}
personality {n} (assumed role or manner of behavior)  :: skikkelse {c}
personality {n} (celebrity)  :: personlighed {c}
personality {n} (charisma)  :: personlighed {c}, karisma {c}
personal pronoun {n} (part of speech)  :: personligt pronomen {n}, personligt stedord {n}
persona non grata {n} (a person who is not welcome)  :: persona non grata
personification {n} (person, thing or name typifying a certain quality or idea)  :: personificering {c}
personification {n} (literary device)  :: personificering {c}
personification {n} (artistic representation of an abstract quality as a human)  :: personificering {c}
perspective {n} (view, vista or outlook)  :: udsigt {c}, perspektiv {n}
perspective {adj} (of, in or relating to perspective)  :: perspektivisk
perspicacious {adj} (showing keen insight)  :: klarsynet
perspicacity {n} (Acute discernment or understanding; insight)  :: skarpsindighed
perspiration {n} (sweat) SEE: sweat  ::
perspire {v} (sweat) SEE: sweat  ::
persuade {v} (convince)  :: overbevise
pertussis {n} (whooping cough) SEE: whooping cough  ::
Peru {prop} (country in South America)  :: Peru
pervasive {adj} (manifested throughout)  :: gennemtrængende
pervert {n} (sexually perverted person)  :: perverst menneske
pest {n} (annoying creature)  :: skadedyr
pest {n} (annoying person)  :: plage, plageånd, pestilens
pesto {n} (an Italian sauce especially for pasta)  :: pesto {c}
pet {n} (an animal kept as a companion)  :: kæledyr {n}
pet {v} (fondle (an animal))  :: kæle
pet {v} (fondle (another person) amorously)  :: kæle
peta- {prefix} (SI prefix)  :: peta-
petameter {n} (SI unit of length equal to 1015 meters)  :: petameter {c}
Peter {prop} (male given name)  :: Peter, Peder, Per
Peter {prop} (the Apostle)  :: Peter
Peter {prop} (one of the epistles of Peter)  :: Petersbrev,
Peterson {prop} (surname meaning "son of Peter")  :: Pedersen, Petersen
petite bourgeoisie {n} (petite bourgeoisie)  :: småborgerskab {n}
petit mal {n} (form of epilepsy)  :: petit mal {n}, absence {c}
pet name {n} (name of endearment)  :: kælenavn {n}
Petrarchan sonnet {n} (type of sonnet)  :: italienske sonet {c}
petrel {n} (Procellariiformes)  :: stormfugl {c}
Petri dish {n} (dish used to culture bacteria)  :: petriskål {c}
petrify {v} (to harden organic matter by depositing dissolved minerals)  :: forstene
petrify {v} (to produce rigidity akin to stone)  :: forstene
petrify {v} (to immobilize with fright)  :: forstene
petroglyph {n} (a rock carving, especially one made in prehistoric times)  :: helleristning {c}
Petrograd {prop} (city)  :: Petrograd
petrol {n} (gasoline) SEE: gasoline  ::
petroleum {n} (oil) SEE: oil  ::
petrology {n} (the study of rock)  :: petrologi {c}
petrol station {n} (gas station) SEE: gas station  ::
pet shop {n} (shop)  :: dyrehandel {c}, dyreforretning {c}
pettifogger {n} (Someone who quibbles)  :: ordkløver {c}
petty {adj} (little, trifling, or inconsiderable, as a petty fault)  :: ubetydelig
pew {n} (long bench in a church)  :: kirkebænk {c}, kirkestol {c}
pewter {n} (alloy of tin, copper and antimony)  :: tin
pewter {n} (items made of pewter)  :: tintøj
pewterer {n} (a manufacturer of pewterware)  :: kandestøber {c}
Phaistos {prop} (ancient Minoan city in southern Crete)  :: Phaistos {m}
phalange {n} (phalanx) SEE: phalanx  ::
phalanx {n} (ancient Greek military unit)  :: falanks {c}
phalanx {n} (finger or toe bone)  :: falanks {c}
phallic {adj} (having to do with the penis)  :: fallisk
phallus {n} (penis) SEE: penis  ::
phantom {n} (something having no physical reality)  :: fantom {c}
Phantom {prop} (comic and its main character)  :: Fantomet
pharaoh {n} (supreme ruler of ancient Egypt)  :: farao {c}
Pharisee {n} (member of an ancient Jewish political party, social movement, etc)  :: farisæer {c}
pharmaceutics {n} (pharmacy) SEE: pharmacy  ::
pharmacist {n} (professional who dispenses prescription drugs)  :: apoteker {c}, farmaceut {c}, farmakonom {c}
pharmacy {n} (a place where prescription drugs are dispensed)  :: apotek {n}
Pharmageddon {prop} (Pharmageddon)  :: Pharmageddon
pharynx {n} (part of alimentary canal)  :: svælg {n}
pheasant {n} (bird of family Phasianidae, often hunted for food)  :: fasan
phenomenon {n} (observable fact or occurrence)  :: fænomen {n}, foreteelse {c}
phenylalanine {n} (amino acid; C9H11NO2)  :: fenylalanin
pheromone {n} (chemical)  :: feromon {n}
philander {n} (lover) SEE: lover  ::
philanthropist {n} (person who loves mankind)  :: filantrop {c}
philatelic {adj} (relating to stamp collecting)  :: filatelistisk
philatelist {n} (a person who studies stamps)  :: frimærkesamler, filatelist {c}
philately {n} (stamp collecting)  :: filateli
philately {n} (the study of postage stamps, postal routes, postal history, etc.)  :: filateli
-phile {suffix} (Forming nouns and adjectives denoting "friend")  :: -fil
Philemon {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: Filemon, Paulus' Brev til Filemon
Philemon {prop} (Male given name)  :: Filemon
philia {n} (friendship) SEE: friendship  ::
Philip {prop} (biblical persons)  :: Filip
Philip {prop} (male given name)  :: Filip
Philippa {prop} (female given name)  :: Filippa
Philippians {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: Filipperbrevet {n} [definite form]
Philippine {adj} (Filipino) SEE: Filipino  ::
Philippine eagle {n} (species of eagle endemic to the Philippines)  :: abeørn
Philippines {prop} (Republic of the Philippines)  :: Filippinerne
philistine {n} (Philistine) SEE: Philistine  ::
Philistine {n} (person from Philistia)  :: filister
Philistine {n} (person lacking appreciation of culture)  :: spidsborger
philology {n} (historical linguistics)  :: filologi
philosopher's stone {n} (philosopher's stone)  :: de vises sten
philosophy {n} (academic discipline)  :: filosofi {c}
philosophy of science {n} (study of the assumptions, foundations, and implications of science)  :: videnskabsfilosofi {c}
philtrum {n} (shallow groove running down the centre of the outer surface of the upper lip)  :: philtrum {n}
Phineas {prop} (biblical character) SEE: Phinehas  ::
Phinehas {prop} (biblical character)  :: Pinehas
phlegmatic {adj} (not easily excited to action)  :: flegmatisk
phlogosis {n} (phlogosis)  :: phlogose
Phnom Penh {prop} (Capital city of Cambodia)  :: Phnom Penh
-phobe {suffix} (used to form nouns denoting a person having a fear of a specific thing)  :: -fob {c}
-phobe {suffix} (used to form nouns denoting a person who hates or despises a specific thing)  :: -fob {c}
-phobia {suffix} (used to form nouns meaning fear)  :: -fobi
-phobia {suffix} (used to form nouns meaning hate)  :: -fobi
phobia {n} (irrational or obsessive fear or anxiety)  :: fobi {c}
phocomelia {n} (phocomelia)  :: fokomeli {c}
Phoebe {prop} (given name)  :: Føbe
Phoenicia {prop} (land of the Phoenicians)  :: Fønikien
phoenix {n} (mythological bird)  :: føniks {c}
Phoenix {prop} (mythical firebird)  :: Føniks {c}
Phoenix {prop} (constellation)  :: Føniks
Phoenix {prop} (capital city of Arizona, United States)  :: Phoenix
phone {v} (to call (someone) on the telephone)  :: ringe
phone {n} (telephone) SEE: telephone  ::
phone book {n} (telephone directory) SEE: telephone directory  ::
phonebook {n} (telephone directory) SEE: telephone directory  ::
phone booth {n} (telephone booth) SEE: telephone booth  ::
phoneme {n} (indivisible unit of sound)  :: fonem {n}
phone number {n} (telephone number) SEE: telephone number  ::
phone sex {n} (erotic or sexual telephone conversation between two or more people)  :: telefonsex
phonetic alphabet {n} (writing system)  :: fonetisk alfabet
phonetic alphabet {n} (list of standard words)  :: fonetisk alfabet
phonetics {n} (study of speech sounds and their representation by written symbols)  :: fonetik {c}
phonograph {n} (archaic record player) SEE: gramophone  ::
phonology {n} (subfield of linguistics concerned with the way sounds function in languages)  :: fonologi {c}
phospholipid {n} (lipid consisting of a diglyceride combined with a phosphate group)  :: fosfolipid {n}
phosphoric {adj} (pertaining to phosphorus)  :: fosforholdig
phosphoric {adj} (resembling phosphorus)  :: fosforlignende
phosphorous {adj} (of or pertaining to phosphorus)  :: fosforholdig
phosphorous {adj} (resembling phosphorus)  :: fosforlignende
phosphorous {adj} (of, relating to or containing trivalent phosphorus)  :: fosforsyrlig
phosphorus {n} (element)  :: fosfor {n}
photo {n} (photograph)  :: foto, fotografi {n}, billede {n}
photochemical reaction {n} (chemical reaction)  :: fotokemisk reaktion
photocopier {n} (machine which reproduces documents by photographing the original over a glass plate and printing duplicates)  :: kopimaskine {c}, fotokopimaskine {c}
photocopy {n} (copy made using a photocopier)  :: fotokopi
photocopy {v} (to make a copy using a photocopier)  :: fotokopiere
photogenic {adj} (looking good when photographed)  :: fotogen
photograph {n} (picture)  :: fotografi {n}
photograph {v} (to take a photograph)  :: fotografere
photographer {n} (one who takes photographs)  :: fotograf {c}
photography {n} (art and technology of producing images on photosensitive surfaces)  :: fotografi
photon {n} (quantum of light)  :: foton {c}
photoshop {v} (to digitally edit a picture)  :: fotomanipulere, photoshoppe
photosynthesis {n} (biological process)  :: fotosyntese {c}
phrase {n} (short written or spoken expression)  :: frase {c}, udtryk {n}
phrase book {n} (book of everyday expressions and vocabulary)  :: parlør {m}
phrasebook {n} (book used to learn foreign language) SEE: phrase book  ::
phraseology {n} (phrasebook) SEE: phrase book  ::
phraseology {n}  :: fraseologi
Phrygia {prop} (ancient kingdom)  :: Frygien
phyllo {n} (type of dough)  :: filo
phylum {n} ((biology, taxonomy) A rank in the classification of organisms, below kingdom and above class)  :: række {c}
physical {adj} (having to do with the body)  :: fysisk
physical culture {n} (bodybuilding) SEE: bodybuilding  ::
physical education {n} (curriculum component)  :: idræt
physician {n} (medical doctor)  :: læge {c}
physicist {n} (person whose occupation specializes in the science of physics)  :: fysiker {c}
physics {n} (branch of science)  :: fysik {c}
physiognomy {n} (art or pseudoscience of deducing the character or personality from the bodily appearance)  :: fysiognomi {c}, åsynskundskab {c}
pianist {n} (piano player)  :: pianist
piano {n} (a keyboard musical instrument)  :: klaver {n}
Picardy {prop} (region of France)  :: Pikardiet
piccolo {n} (musical instrument)  :: piccolofløjte {c}
pick {v} (to pick) SEE: choose  ::
pick {v} (to grasp and pull with fingers)  :: plukke
pick {n} (music: plectrum) SEE: plectrum  ::
pickaninny {n} (black child)  :: negerbarn {n}, negerdreng [male], niggerdreng [male, strongly derogatory]
pick one's nose {v} (insert a finger into one's nostril)  :: pille næse
pickpocket {n} (one who steals from the pocket of a passerby)  :: lommetyv {c}
pick up {v} (to lift; to grasp and raise)  :: samle, tage
pick-up line {n} (Vocal introduction intended to garner sexual interest from a stranger)  :: scorereplik
picnic {n} (a meal eaten outdoors)  :: picnic
picnic {n} (social gathering)  :: skovtur {c}
pico- {prefix} (In the International System of Units and other metric systems of units, multiplying the unit to which it is attached by 10−12)  :: pico-, piko-
pictogram {n} (picture that represents a word or an idea)  :: piktogram {n}
picture {n} (representation of visible reality produced by drawing, etc)  :: billede {n}
picture {n} (photograph)  :: billede {n}, foto {n}, fotografi {n}
picture {n} (painting) SEE: painting  ::
picture book {n} (a book for young children with illustrations)  :: billedbog {c}
picture dictionary {n} (dictionary with pictures)  :: billedordbog
picturesque {adj} (resembling a picture or painting)  :: pittoresk, malerisk
Pi Day {prop} (March 14th, an annual celebration of the mathematical constant π (pi))  :: Pi-dag {c}
pie {n} (type of pastry)  :: tærte {c}
pie {n} (pizza) SEE: pizza  ::
piece {n} (part of a larger whole)  :: stykke {n}, del {c}
piece {n} (single item belonging to a class of similar items)  :: stykke {n}
piece {n} (object played in a board game)  :: brik {c}
piece {n} (small coin)  :: mønt {c}, møntstykke {n}
piece {n} (artistic creation)  :: stykke {n}
piece of furniture {n} (item of furniture)  :: møbel {n}
pie in the sky {n} (fanciful notion)  :: luftkastel {n}, luftsteg og vindfrikadeller
pier {n} (raised platform built from the shore out over water)  :: mole {c}
pierogi {n} (dumpling)  :: pirog
pig {n} (mammal of genus Sus)  :: svin {n}, gris {c}
pig {n} (piglet) SEE: piglet  ::
pig {n} (pork) SEE: pork  ::
pigeon {n} (bird of the pigeon and dove family Columbidae)  :: due {c}
pigeon racing {n} (pigeon racing, the sport of racing pigeons)  :: duesport {c}, brevduesport {c}
piggy bank {n} (small container to store small saved coins in)  :: sparegris {c}
piglet {n} (young pig)  :: pattegris
pigling {n} (piglet) SEE: piglet  ::
pigpen {n} (pigsty) SEE: pigsty  ::
pigpen {n} (something extremely dirty)  :: svinesti {c}
pigsty {n} (enclosure where pigs are kept)  :: svinesti {c}
pigsty {n} (dirty or very untidy place)  :: svinesti {c}
pike {n} (weapon)  :: pike {c}
pike {n} (any fish of the genus Esox)  :: gedde {c}
pike-perch {n} (zander) SEE: zander  ::
pile {n} (funeral pile) SEE: pyre  ::
pilgrim {n} (traveler, especially to religious sites)  :: pilgrim {c}
pill {n} (small object for swallowing)  :: pille {c}, tablet {c}
pill {n} (the pill - functions as a contraceptive)  :: pille {c}
pillory {n} (a framework on a post used as a means of punishment and humiliation)  :: gabestok {c}
pillory {v} (put someone in a pillory)  :: sætte i gabestokken
pillow {n} (soft cushion used to support the head in bed)  :: hovedpude {c}
pillow case {n} (sheet for covering a pillow)  :: pudebetræk {n}, pudevår {n}
pillowcase {n} (cover for pillows) SEE: pillow case  ::
pillow fight {n} (a play fight that involves hitting others with pillows)  :: pudekamp {c}
pillowslip {n} (pillow case) SEE: pillow case  ::
pilot {n} (controller of aircraft)  :: pilot
pilot whale {n} (either of two species of whale)  :: grindehval {c}
Pilsen {prop} (city in the Czech Republic)  :: Plzeň
pilsner {n} (pale, light beer)  :: pilsner {c}
pimp {n} (prostitution solicitor)  :: alfons
pimple {n} (inflamed spot on the surface of the skin)  :: filipens, bums {c}
pin {n} (needle without an eye, used for fastening)  :: knappenål
pin {n} (jewellery attached with a pin) SEE: brooch  ::
pinch {v} (to squeeze a small amount of skin)  :: knibe, nappe, nive, klemme
pinch {v} (to steal)  :: hugge, negle, nuppe
pinch {v} (to arrest or capture)  :: snuppe, tage
pinch {n} (action of squeezing a small amount of skin)  :: knib {n}, nap {n}, niv {n}
pinch {n} (small amount of powder)  :: drys {n}
pine {n} (tree of the genus Pinus)  :: fyr
pine {n} (tree which resembles pine in some respect)  :: grantræ
pineapple {n} (plant)  :: ananas {c}
pineapple {n} (fruit)  :: ananas
pinecone {n} (seed-bearing cone of a pine tree)  :: fyrrekogle {c}
pine nut {n} (edible seeds of evergreen pine)  :: pinjekerne {c}
pinenut {n} (edible seeds of evergreen pine)  :: pinjekerne {c}
pine tree {n} (pine) SEE: pine  ::
ping pong {n} (table tennis) SEE: table tennis  ::
pink {n} (pale red colour)  :: lyserød
pink {adj} (colored/coloured between red and white)  :: lyserød
pinkie {n} (little finger) SEE: little finger  ::
pinky {n} (little finger) SEE: little finger  ::
Pinocchio {prop} (protagonist)  :: Pinocchio {c}
Pinocchio {prop} (fairy tale)  :: Pinocchio {c}
pintail {n} (Anas acuta) SEE: northern pintail  ::
piñon {n} (pine nut) SEE: pine nut  ::
pioneer {n} (one who goes before)  :: pioner {c}
pioneer {n} (soldier)  :: pioner {c}
pioneer {n} (member of a child organization in the Soviet bloc)  :: pioner {c}
pioneering {adj} (involving new ideas or methods)  :: banebrydende
pioneer species {n} (pioneer species)  :: pionerart {c}
pious {adj} (of or pertaining to piety)  :: ydmyg, from
pip {n} (seed)  :: kerne {c} [apples, orange, pomegranate], sten {c} [peach, avocado]
pipe {n} (hollow tube)  :: rør {n}
pipe {n} (smoking tool) SEE: tobacco pipe  ::
pipe cleaner {n} (wire which is used to clean small crevices)  :: piberenser {c}
pipe dream {n} (near impossibility)  :: ønskedrøm {c}, luftkastel {n}
pipes of Pan {n} (panpipes) SEE: panpipes  ::
pipit {n} (passerine bird from the genus Anthus)  :: piber {c}
piracy {n} (robbery at sea)  :: pirateri {n}, sørøveri {n}
piracy {n} (hijacking)  :: kapring {c}
piracy {n} (unauthorized duplication)  :: piratkopiering {c}
piranha {n} (South American fish)  :: piratfisk {c}
pirate {n} (one who plunders at sea)  :: sørøver {c}, pirat {c}
pirate {n} (one who breaks intellectual property laws)  :: pirat {c}
pirate {v} (make and/or sell an illegal copy)  :: piratkopiere
pirouette {n} (whirling or turning on the toes)  :: piruet {c}
pirouette {n} (the whirling about of a horse)  :: piruet {c}
piscatory {adj} (of, about, or pertaining to the act of fishing)  :: [compounds] fiske-
Pisces {prop} (constellation)  :: Fiskene
Pisces {prop} (astrological sign)  :: Fiskene
Pisces {n} (Someone with a Pisces star sign)  :: fisk {c}
Pisidia {prop} (region)  :: Pisidien
pismire {n} (ant) SEE: ant  ::
piss {n} (urine)  :: pis
pisser {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet  ::
pisser {n} (vulgar slang for toilet) SEE: shitter  ::
pistachio {n} (fruit)  :: pistacie
pistol {n} (handgun)  :: pistol {c}
pit {n} (mine) SEE: mine  ::
pit {n} (armpit) SEE: armpit  ::
pitch-black {adj} (of the blackest black)  :: kulsort, begsort
pitchfork {n} (farm tool with tines)  :: høtyv {c}, fork {c}
pitfall {n} (potential problem, hazard, or danger)  :: faldgrube {c}, fælde {c}
pith {n} (spinal cord; marrow) SEE: spinal cord  ::
pixel {n} (one of the tiny dots that make up the representation of an image in a computer's memory)  :: pixel
pizza {n} (baked Italian dish)  :: pizza {c}
pizza parlor {n} (pizzeria) SEE: pizzeria  ::
pizzeria {n} (outlet that primarily sells pizza)  :: pizzeria {n}
place {n} (location, position)  :: sted {n}
placename {n} (the name of a place)  :: stednavn {n}
placenta {n} (anatomy: placenta)  :: moderkage {c}
place of worship {n} (place where people can practise their faith)  :: gudshus {n}
place setting {n} (items arranged for a person at a dining table)  :: kuvert {c}
plagiarism {n} (copying of someone's ideas)  :: plagiat {n}
plague {n} (specific disease "the Plague")  :: pest {c}
plague {n} (widespread affliction, calamity)  :: plage {c}, pestilens {c}
plain {adj} (of just one colour)  :: ensfarvet
plain {n} (an expanse of land with relatively low relief)  :: slette {c}
Planck's constant {n} (constant)  :: Plancks konstant
plane {adj} (of a surface: flat or level.)  :: plan
plane {n} (math: flat surface extending infinitely in all directions)  :: plan {c}
plane {n} (level of existence)  :: plan {n}
plane {n} (a tool)  :: høvl {c}
plane {v} (to smooth with a plane)  :: høvle
plane {n} (airplane)  :: flyver {c}
plane {n} (deciduous tree)  :: platan {c}
planet {n} (each of the seven major bodies which move relative to the fixed stars in the night sky)  :: planet {c}
planet {n} (rocky or gaseous spherical bodies orbiting the Sun)  :: planet {c}
planet {n} (similar body in orbit around a star)  :: planet {c}
planetary nebula {n} (nebulosity)  :: planetarisk tåge {c}
planetree {n} (plane) SEE: plane  ::
planned economy {n} (economy in which government directly manages)  :: planøkonomi {c}
planned obsolescence {n} (policy)  :: planlagt forældelse
plant {n} (organism capable of photosynthesis)  :: plante {c}
plant {n} (a small or herbaceous organism, rather than a tree)  :: plante {c}
plant {n} (organism of the kingdom Plantae)  :: plante {c}, vækst {c}
plant {n} (ecology: multicellular eukaryote that includes chloroplasts in its cells)  :: plante {c}, vækst {c}
plant {v} (place in soil or other substrate in order that it may live and grow)  :: , plante
plant {v} (to place (an object, or sometimes a person), often with the implication of intending deceit)  :: placere, plante
plant {v} (to place or set something firmly or with conviction)  :: plante
plant {n} (factory) SEE: factory  ::
plantain {n} (small plant)  :: vejbred {c}
plantation {n} (large farm)  :: plantage {c}
plasma membrane {n} (cell membrane) SEE: cell membrane  ::
plaster {n} (healing paste)  :: salve {c}
plaster {n} (mixture for coating)  :: puds {n}, gips {c}
plaster {n} (cast)  :: gips {c}
plaster {v} (to cover with plaster)  :: pudse, kalke, gipse
plaster {v} (to cover up, as with plaster)  :: klistre, overklistre
plaster {n} (plaster of Paris) SEE: plaster of Paris  ::
plaster cast {n} (healing aid)  :: gipsbandage {c}
plaster of Paris {n} (hemihydrate of calcium sulfate)  :: gips {c}
plastic {n} (synthetic thermoplastic polymer)  :: plast {c}
plate {n} (Cockney rhyming slang: foot) SEE: foot  ::
plate {n} (flat dish)  :: tallerken
plate {n} (prize given to the winner in a contest) SEE: prize  ::
platelet {n} (particle found in the blood of mammals)  :: blodplade {c}
platform {n} (travel: raised structure for passengers)  :: platform {c}, perron {n}
platform {n}  :: perron {c}
platform game {n} (A video game characterized by jumping to and from suspended platforms or over obstacles)  :: platformspil {n}
plating {n} (philately)  :: pladning
platinum {n} (metal)  :: platin {n}
platinum {n} (recording that has achieved platinum sales)  :: platinplade {c}
platonic love {n} (intimate but non-sexual affection)  :: platonisk kærlighed
Platonism {prop} (phillosophy of Plato)  :: platonisme {c}
platoon {n} (unit of 30-40 soldiers)  :: deling {c}
platter {n} (a tray for serving food)  :: fad {n}
platter {n} (part of a turntable on which a gramophone record rests)  :: pladetallerken {c}, tallerken {c}
platypus {n} (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)  :: næbdyr {n}
play {v} (act in a manner such that one has fun)  :: lege
play {n} (playful activity)  :: leg, spil
play {n} (theatrical performance)  :: stykke, spil, skuespil {n}
player {n} (one who plays any game or sport)  :: spiller {c}
player {n} (dramatic actor)  :: skuespiller {c}
player {n} (one who plays a musical instrument)  :: spillemand {c}, musiker {c}
player {n} (gambler, see also: gambler)  :: spiller {c}
playground {n} (large open space to play on, usually for children)  :: legeplads {c}, åbent område {n}
playground {n} (small area for children)  :: legeplads {c}, sandkasse {c}
playground {n} (space to do what one pleases)  :: tumleplads {c}, sandkasse {c}
play house {n} (toy house for children to play in) SEE: Wendy house  ::
play house {n} (toy house for dolls) SEE: doll's house  ::
playhouse {n} (venue for performing plays) SEE: theater  ::
playing card {n} (one of usually 52 rectangular pieces of card)  :: spillekort {n}
play truant {v} (be absent from school without permission)  :: skulke, pjække
play with fire {v} (put oneself in a precarious situation)  :: lege med ilden
playwright {n} (writer of plays for the theatre)  :: dramatiker {c}
playwriter {n} (playwright) SEE: playwright  ::
plaza {n} (a towns' public square)  :: torv {n}
pleasant {adj} (giving pleasure; pleasing in manner)  :: behagelig, rar
pleasantry {n} (courteous remark)  :: elskværdighed {c}
please {adv} (interjection to make a polite request)  :: vær så venlig, tak
please pass the salt {phrase} (please pass the salt)  :: må jeg bede om saltet
please repeat after me {phrase} (phrase)  :: gentag efter mig
please speak more slowly {phrase} (please speak more slowly)  :: har du mulighed for at tale lidt langsommere?, tal langsommere [informal]
please turn left {phrase} (please turn left)  :: drej venligst venstre
please turn right {phrase} (please turn right)  :: drej venligst højre
plebiscite {n} (A referendum, especially one that concerns changes in sovereignty)  :: folkeafstemning {c}
plectrum {n} (music: small piece for plucking strings)  :: plekter
Pleiades {prop} (Greek mythology)  :: Plejaderne
Pleiades {prop} (astronomy)  :: Plejaderne
pleiochasium {n} (inflorescence with several buds)  :: flerarmet kvast
pleonasm {n} (phrase involving pleonasm)  :: pleonasme {c}, dobbeltkonfekt {c}
plethora {n} (excess, abundance)  :: overflod {c}
pliers {n} (gripping tool which multiplies the strength of the user's hand)  :: tang
plod {v} (to walk slowly)  :: traske
plop {n} (A sound or action like liquid hitting a hard surface)  :: dryp
plop {v} (Sounding of liquid)  :: dryppe
plop {v} (Heavy landing)  :: plumpe
plosive {n} (consonant)  :: lukkelyd {c}, klusil {c}
plough {n} (device pulled through the ground)  :: plov {c}
plough {v} (to use a plough on to prepare for planting)  :: pløje
plough {v} (to use a plough)  :: pløje
Plough {prop} (Big Dipper) SEE: Big Dipper  ::
plow {n} (plough) SEE: plough  ::
plow {v} (plough) SEE: plough  ::
pluck {v} (to pull something sharply; to pull something out)  :: plukke
plum {n} (the fruit)  :: blomme
plum {n} (the tree)  :: blomme, blommetræ
plum {n} (the colour)  :: blommefarve
plum {n} (a desirable thing)  :: lækkerbisken {c}
plum {adj} (colour)  :: blommefarvet
plum {n} (raisin) SEE: raisin  ::
plumage {n} (feathers)  :: fjerdragt {c}
plumber {n} (one who fits, etc, pipes for water, gas or drainage)  :: blikkenslager {c}
plum tree {n} (tree that bears plums) SEE: plum  ::
plus {conj} (arithmetic: sum)  :: og, plus
plus {conj} (in addition to)  :: og, plus
Pluto {prop} (god)  :: Pluto
Pluto {prop} (Kuiper belt object - a dwarf planet)  :: Pluto
plutocracy {n} (government by the wealthy)  :: plutokrati {n}, rigmandsvælde {c}
plutonium {n} (chemical element)  :: plutonium {n}
plywood {n} (construction material)  :: krydsfiner {m}
pneumatic drill {n} (pneumatic drill) SEE: jackhammer  ::
pneumonia {n} (inflammation of the lungs)  :: lungebetændelse {c}
poacher {n} (a person who trespasses in order to take game illegally)  :: krybskytte {c}
pocket {n} (bag stitched to an item of clothing)  :: lomme {c}
pocket flask {n} (pocket-size container for alcoholic beverages) SEE: hip flask  ::
pocket money {n} (money given to a child)  :: lommepenge {c-p}
pod {n} (seed case)  :: bælg {c}
pod {n} (small vehicle)  :: kapsel {c}
Podgorica {prop} (capital city of Montenegro)  :: Podgorica
Podolia {prop}  :: Podolien
poem {n} (literary piece written in verse)  :: digt {n}
poem {n} (piece of writing in the tradition of poetry)  :: digt {n}
poem {n} (piece of poetic writing)  :: digt {n}
poet {n} (person who writes poems)  :: digter {c}
poetry {n} (class of literature)  :: poesi {c}, digtekunst {c}, lyrik {c}, digtning {c}
poet's daffodil {n} (species of daffodil)  :: pinselilje {c}
poignant {adj} (sharp-pointed; keen)  :: spids
poignant {adj} (incisive; penetrating)  :: spydig
poignant {adj} (neat; eloquent; applicable; relevant)  :: træffende
poignant {adj} (piercing)  :: spiddende
poinsettia {n} (plant)  :: julestjerne {c}
point {n} (particular moment in an event or occurrence)  :: tidspunkt {n}
point {n} (opinion which adds to the discussion)  :: pointe {c}
point {n} (geometry: zero-dimensional object)  :: punkt {n}
point {n} (full stop)  :: punktum {n}
point {n} (unit of scoring in a game or competition)  :: point {n}
point {n} (arithmetic: decimal point (note: many languages use a comma (',') rather than a dot as a decimal point, and hence the translations into these languages reflect this.))  :: komma {n}
point {v} (to extend finger)  :: pege
pointer {n} (advice) SEE: advice  ::
point in time {n} (moment)  :: tidspunkt {n}
point-set topology {n} (field of topology)  :: punktmængdetopologi {c}
poison {n} (substance harmful to a living organism)  :: gift
poison {v} (to use poison to kill or paralyse)  :: forgifte
poison hemlock {n} (poisonous plant) SEE: hemlock  ::
poisoning {n} (administration of a poison)  :: forgiftning {c}
poisonous {adj} (containing sufficient poison to be dangerous)  :: giftig
poke {n} (pokeweed) SEE: pokeweed  ::
poke {n} (ice cream cone) SEE: ice cream cone  ::
poker face {n} (impassive facial expression preventing determining whether one's actions in the game are the result of a quality hand or of bluffing)  :: pokeransigt {n}, pokerfjæs {n}
poker face {n} (any similar expression preventing giving away one's motives etc.)  :: pokeransigt {n}, pokerfjæs {n}
pokeweed {n} (Phytolacca americana)  :: kermesbær {c}
Poland {prop} (European country)  :: Polen
polar bear {n} (Ursus maritimus)  :: isbjørn {c}
polar circle {n} (either of the two parallels of the Earth)  :: polarcirkel {c}
polar cod {n} (Boreogadus saida)  :: polartorsk
Polaris {prop} (star)  :: Polarstjernen
polder {n} (area of ground reclaimed from a sea or lake by means of dikes)  :: kog {c}
pole {n} (long and slender object)  :: pæl {c}
pole {n} (extreme of an axis)  :: pol
pole {n} (magnetic point)  :: pol
Pole {n} (person from Poland)  :: polak {c}
polecat {n} (Mustela putorius)  :: ilder {c}
polemic {n} (argument or controversy)  :: polemik {c}
pole vault {n} (jumping event where an athlete vaults over a high bar with the aid of a pole)  :: stangspring {n}
police {n} (an organisation that enforces the law)  :: politi {n}
police dog {n} (trained dog for police work)  :: politihund {c}
policeman {n} (a member of a police force)  :: politimand {c}
police officer {n} (an officer in a law enforcement agency)  :: politibetjent {c}, politimand {m}, politikvinde {f}
police state {n} (nation whose government controls people by police)  :: politistat {c}
police station {n} (building of police force)  :: politistation {c}
policewoman {n} (a female police officer)  :: politikvinde {c}
policy {n} (principle of conduct)  :: politik {c}
policy {n} (law: insurance) SEE: insurance  ::
policymaker {n} (one involved in the formulation of policies)  :: beslutningstager {c}
polish {n} (substance used to polish)  :: pudsecreme {c}, politur {c}
polish {n} (cleanliness; smoothness; shininess)  :: glans {c}, glathed {c}
polish {n} (cleanliness in performance or presentation)  :: elegance {c}, forfinelse {c}
polish {v} (make a surface smooth or shiny)  :: polere, blanke, pudse (make shiny), glatte (make smooth)
polish {v} (to refine; improve imperfections from)  :: forfine, pudse af
Polish {adj} (of Poland or its language)  :: polsk
Polish {prop} (the language of Poland)  :: polsk
polite {adj} (well-mannered)  :: høflig
political {adj} (concerning or relating to politics)  :: politisk
politically correct {adj} (avoiding offense, selectively)  :: politisk korrekt
political machine {n} (political organization)  :: politisk maskine {c}
political party {n} (political organization)  :: parti {n}, politisk parti {n}
political prisoner {n} (person)  :: politisk fange
political science {n} (study of politics)  :: politologi {c}
political scientist {n} (political science expert)  :: politolog
politician {n} (one engaged in politics)  :: politiker {c}
politics {n} (a methodology and activities associated with running a government)  :: politik {c}
politology {n} (political science) SEE: political science  ::
poll tax {n} (uniform tax per individual)  :: kopskat {c} [historical]
pollution {n} (the contamination of the environment by harmful substances)  :: forurening {c}
pollution {n} (something that pollutes; pollutant)  :: forurening {c}
polonium {n} (chemical element)  :: polonium {n}
Poltava {prop} (city)  :: Poltava
poltroon {n} (an ignoble or arrant coward)  :: kryster {c}, kujon {c}
poly- {prefix} (many)  :: poly-
polyamory {n} (practices involving relationships with multiple partners)  :: polyamory
polyethene {n} (polyethylene) SEE: polyethylene  ::
polyethylene {n} (polyethylene)  :: polyætylen {c} {n}
polygon {n} (plane figure bounded by straight edges)  :: polygon
polyhedron {n} (geometry: solid figure)  :: polyeder {n}
Polyhymnia {prop} (muse of sacred music)  :: Polyhymnia
Polynesia {prop} (part of Oceania)  :: Polynesien {p}
polynomial {n} (algebraic expression)  :: polynomium {n}
polysynthetic {adj} (polysynthetic)  :: polysyntetisk
polytheism {n} (belief in the existence of many gods)  :: polyteisme
polytheistic {adj} (of or relating to polytheism)  :: polyteistisk
polythene {n} (polyethylene) SEE: polyethylene  ::
polyunsaturated {adj} (relating to long chain organic compounds)  :: flerumættet
pomegranate {n} (shrub/tree)  :: granatæble {n}
pomegranate {n} (fruit)  :: granatæble {n}
pomelo {n} (grapefruit) SEE: grapefruit  ::
pomelo {n} (large fruit of the C. maxima or grandis)  :: pomelo, pompelmus
Pomerania {prop} (region of Europe on the southern shores of the Baltic Sea)  :: Pommern
Pomeranian {prop} (Kashubian) SEE: Kashubian  ::
Pomerelia {prop} (historical region in Pomerania)  :: Pommerellen
ponce {n} (pimp) SEE: pimp  ::
pond {n} (small lake)  :: dam {c}
ponderous {adj} (dense) SEE: dense  ::
pond-skater {n} (any of various predatory insects) SEE: water strider  ::
pony {n} (small horse)  :: pony {c}
ponytail {n} (hairstyle)  :: hestehale {c}
pooch {n} (slang: dog)  :: hund {c}
poodle {n} (any of various breeds of poodle)  :: puddel {c}, puddelhund {c}
poof {n} (The product of flatulence.)  :: prut
Pooh {prop} (short for Winnie the Pooh)  :: Plys
pool {n} (swimming pool) SEE: swimming pool  ::
poop {n} (stern) SEE: stern  ::
poor {adj} (with little or no possessions or money)  :: fattig
poor {adj} (to be pitied)  :: stakkels
poor {n} (those with no possessions)  :: fattige {c-p}, fattigfolk {p}
poor as a church mouse {adj} (very poor)  :: fattig som en kirkerotte
poorly {adj} (ill) SEE: ill  ::
pop {v} (to hit) SEE: hit  ::
popcorn {n} (a snack food made from corn kernels popped by dry heating)  :: popcorn
pope {n} (head of the Roman Catholic Church)  :: pave {c}
Popemobile {n} (any of various vehicles with bulletproof glass sides used to transport the Pope)  :: pavemobil {c}
popinjay {n} (Picus viridis) SEE: green woodpecker  ::
popinjay {n} (parrot) SEE: parrot  ::
poplar {n} (any of various deciduous trees of the genus Populus)  :: poppel {c}, poppeltræ {n}
poplit {n} (fossa at the back of the knee joint)  :: knæhase {c}
popliteal fossa {n} (shallow depression located at the back of the knee joint) SEE: poplit  ::
poppy {n} (plant)  :: valmue {c}
poppyseed {n} (the seed of the poppy)  :: birkes {n}
pop the question {v} (pop the question)  :: kom med spørgsmålet
populace {n} (inhabitants of a nation) SEE: population  ::
popular {adj} (of or pertaining to the common people)  :: folkelig
popular {adj} (liked by many people)  :: populær
popular opinion {n} (public opinion) SEE: public opinion  ::
popular science {n} (interpretation of science)  :: populærvidenskab {c}
popular science {n} (of, or having to do with popular science)  :: populærvidenskabelig
populate {v} (to live in)  :: befolke
population {n} (all people living within a political or geographical boundary)  :: befolkning {c}
populism {n} (a political doctrine or philosophy)  :: populisme {c}
populist {n} (person who advocates populism)  :: populist {c}
populist {n} (politician who advocates policies just because they are popular)  :: populist {c}
porbeagle {n} (a pelagic shark)  :: sildehaj {c}
porcelain {n} (hard, white, translucent ceramic)  :: porcelæn {n}
porcelain {n} (anything manufactured from this material)  :: porcelæn
porcini {n} (mushroom, Boletus edulis)  :: Karl Johan svamp {c}
porcupine {n} (large rodent)  :: hulepindsvin {n}, træpindsvin {n}
pore {n} (a tiny opening in the skin)  :: pore {c}
Pori {prop} (city in Finland)  :: Pori
pork {n} (meat of a pig)  :: svinekød {n}
pork rind {n} (food made from pork skin)  :: flæskesvær {c}
porn {n} (pornography)  :: porno {c}
porn {n} (pornography) SEE: pornography  ::
porno {n} (pornography)  :: porno
porno {n} (pornographic film)  :: pornofilm {c}
pornographer {n} (person involved in creation or dissemination of pornography)  :: pornograf {c}
pornographic {adj} (containing an explicit depiction of sexual activity)  :: pornografisk
pornography {n} (depiction of sexual subject matter with prurient intent)  :: pornografi {c}
porn star {n} (actor or actress famous for appearing in pornographic films)  :: pornostjerne {c}
porosity {n} (state of being porous)  :: porøsitet {c}
porous {adj} (full of tiny pores)  :: porøs
porridge {n} (breakfast cereal dish, see also: oatmeal)  :: grød
port {n} (dock or harbour)  :: port {c}, havn
port {n} (left-hand side of a vessel when facing the front)  :: bagbord
portable {adj} (able to be carried or moved)  :: bærbar
Port-au-Prince {prop} (capital of Haiti)  :: Port-au-Prince
portcullis {n} (gate in the form of a grating)  :: faldgitter
Port Louis {prop} (The capital of Mauritius)  :: Port Louis
portmanteau {n} (portmanteau word) SEE: portmanteau word  ::
portmanteau word {n} (word which combines the meaning of two words)  :: portmanteau {n}, portmanteau-ord {n}
Port Moresby {prop} (capital of Papua New Guinea)  :: Port Moresby
Port of Spain {prop} (The capital of Trinidad and Tobago)  :: Port-of-Spain
Porto-Novo {prop} (the official capital of Benin)  :: Porto-Novo
portrait {n} (painting of a person)  :: portræt {n}, [archaic] kontrafej {n}
Portugal {prop} (country)  :: Portugal
Portuguese {adj} (of or relating to the region of Portugal)  :: portugisisk
Portuguese {n} (person native to Portugal)  :: portugiser {c}
Portuguese {prop} (the language)  :: portugisisk
Portuguese man-of-war {n} (Physalia physalis)  :: Portugisisk orlogsmand {c}
Portuguese Water Dog {n} (Portuguese Water Dog)  :: portugisisk vandhund {c}
Port-Vila {prop} (The capital of Vanuatu)  :: Port Vila
port wine {n} (A type of fortified wine traditionally made in Portugal)  :: portvin {c}
position vector {n} (position vector)  :: stedvektor {c}
positive {adj} (legal: formally laid down)  :: positiv
positive {adj} (grammar: describing the primary sense)  :: positiv
positive reinforcement {n} (giving of encouragement to a person who exhibits a particular behaviour)  :: positiv forstærkning {c}
posse {n} (A criminal gang)  :: bande {n}
possess {v} (to have; to have ownership of)  :: besidde, eje
possess {v} (to take control of someone's body or mind)  :: besætte
possessive {n} (possessive case) SEE: possessive case  ::
possessive case {n} (case used to express direct possession)  :: ejefald
possessive pronoun {n} (pronoun which expresses possession)  :: possessivt pronomen {n}, possesivpronomen {n}, ejestedord {n}
possibility {n} (quality of being possible)  :: mulighed {c}
possible {adj} (able but not certain to happen)  :: mulig
possible {adj} (capable of being done or achieved; feasible)  :: mulig
possibly {adv} (adverb indicating that an action may successfully be performed)  :: muligvis, negated: umuligt
possibly {adv} (adverb indicating that a proposition may be true or false) SEE: perhaps  ::
possum {n} (opossum) SEE: opossum  ::
post {n} (goalpost (sports))  :: stolpe {c}, målstolpe {c}
post {n} (assigned station)  :: post {c}
postage {n} (charge)  :: porto {c}
postage {n} (postage stamp affixed as evidence of payment, see also: postage stamp)  :: frankering
postage meter {n} (machine)  :: frankeringsmaskine
postage stamp {n} (piece of paper indicating postage has been paid)  :: frimærke {n}, mærke {n}
postage stamp {n} (small area)  :: frimærke
postal code {n} (postcode) SEE: postcode  ::
postalveolar {adj} (articulated with the tongue near or touching the back of the alveolar ridge)  :: postalveolær
postalveolar {n} (any sound articulated with the tongue near or touching the back of the alveolar ridge)  :: postalveolar {c}
post box {n} (box in which post can be left to be picked up) SEE: mailbox  ::
postcard {n} (rectangular piece of thick paper to be mailed without an envelope)  :: brevkort {n}, postkort {n}
postcode {n} (sequence of letters and/or numbers added to a postal address)  :: postnummer
postfeminism {n} (range of viewpoints that position themselves as reactions to feminism)  :: postfeminisme
posthumous {adj} (taking place after one's death)  :: posthum
posthumous {adj} (in reference to a work, published after the author's death)  :: posthum
post-it {n} (post-it note) SEE: post-it note  ::
post-it note {n} (a small piece of paper with an adhesive strip on one side)  :: post-it
postman {n} (mailman) SEE: mailman  ::
postmark {n} (marking made by a postal service on a letter)  :: poststempel
postmark {v} (to apply a postmark on)  :: afstemple
postmodern {adj} (Of, relating to, or having the characteristics of postmodernism)  :: postmoderne
postmodernism {n} (a style of art, literature, etc)  :: postmodernisme
post office {n} (place)  :: posthus {n}, postkontor
post office {n} (organization)  :: postvæsen {n}
postpone {v} (to delay or put off an event)  :: udsætte
post-traumatic stress disorder {n} (condition that develops following some stressful situation)  :: posttraumatisk belastningsreaktion {c}
post-truth {adj} (post-truth)  :: postfaktuel
postulate {n} (something assumed without proof as being self-evident or generally accepted)  :: postulat, påstand
postwoman {n} (woman who delivers the post or mail)  :: postbud {n}, brevbærer {c}
pot {n} (vessel for cooking or storing food etc.)  :: potte {c} [for plants], krukke {c}
pot {n} (marijuana)  :: pot, græs
pot {n} (crucible) SEE: crucible  ::
pot {n} (plaster cast) SEE: plaster cast  ::
potassium {n} (the chemical element)  :: kalium {n}
potassium chloride {n} (the salt KCl)  :: kaliumchlorid
potassium nitrate {n} (potassium nitrate)  :: kaliumnitrat {c} {n}, salpeter {c} {n}
potato {n} (plant tuber eaten as starchy vegetable)  :: kartoffel {c}
potato chip {n} (potato crisp) SEE: potato crisp  ::
potato crisp {n} (thin fried slice of potato)  :: chips {c-p}, kartoffelchips {c-p}, franske kartofler {c-p}
Potemkin village {n} (any false construct devised to disguise a shortcoming or improve appearances)  :: potemkinkulisse {c}
potentate {n} (a powerful leader)  :: potentat {c}
potential difference {n} (difference in potential energy between two points)  :: spændingsforskel {c}
potential energy {n} (energy possessed by an object because of its position)  :: potentiel energi {c}
pothole {n} (pit in the bed of a stream)  :: jættegryde {c}
pot plant {n} (plant growing in a flowerpot)  :: potteplante {c}
potpourri {n} (a medley of songs or music)  :: potpourri {n}
potpourri {n} (a mixture of dried fragrant plant material used to scent a room)  :: potpourri {n}
potty {n} (bathroom) SEE: bathroom  ::
potty {n} (toilet) SEE: toilet  ::
potty {adj} (insane) SEE: insane  ::
potty {n} (latrine) SEE: latrine  ::
poultice {n} (A poultice or plaster)  :: grødomslag {c}
poultry {n} (meat)  :: fjerkræ {n}
pound {n} (unit of mass (16 ounces avoirdupois))  :: pund {n}
pound {n} (unit of currency)  :: pund {n}
pound {n} (place for the detention of stray animals)  :: internat {n}, dyrehjem
pound cake {n} (dense yellow cake made from equal quantities of butter, eggs, flour and sugar)  :: pund-til-pund-kage {c}
pound sterling {n} (currency of the UK)  :: britiske pund, pund
pour {v} (to cause to flow in a stream)  :: hælde
pour gasoline on the fire {v} (add fuel to the fire) SEE: add fuel to the fire  ::
Po valley {prop} (large plain in northern Italy)  :: Posletten {c}
powder {n} (fine particles of any dry substance)  :: pulver {n}
powder {n} (gunpowder) SEE: gunpowder  ::
powdered milk {n} (dairy product) SEE: milk powder  ::
powdered sugar {n} (very finely ground sugar used in icings, etc)  :: flormelis
powder keg {n} (barrel of gun powder)  :: krudttønde {c}, tønde krudt {c}
powder keg {n} (volatile situation)  :: krudttønde {c}
power {n} (capability or influence)  :: magt {c}
power {n} (set theory: cardinality) SEE: cardinality  ::
power board {n} (power strip) SEE: power strip  ::
power strip {n} (block of electrical sockets)  :: stikdåse {c}, multistikdåse {c}
power structure {n} (system)  :: magtstruktur {c}, magtapparat {n}
power supply {n} (part of apparatus)  :: strømforsyning
power vacuum {n} (lack of political authority)  :: magtvakuum {n}
pox {n} (syphilis) SEE: syphilis  ::
practice {n} (actual operation or experiment, in contrast to theory)  :: praksis
practice makes perfect {proverb} (if one practices an activity enough, one will eventually master it)  :: øvelse gør mester
practise {v} (to repeat an activity as a way of improving one's skill)  :: øve, træne
practise {v} (to perform or observe in a habitual fashion)  :: udøve
practise {v}  :: øve, træne
pragmatic {adj} (practical)  :: pragmatisk
Prague {prop} (capital of the Czech Republic)  :: Prag
Praia {prop} (capital of Cape Verde)  :: Praia
prairie {n} (An extensive area of relatively flat grassland)  :: prærie {c}
praise {v} (to give praise to)  :: rose
pram {n} (perambulator)  :: barnevogn
prance {v} (of a horse)  :: stejle
prance {v} (to strut)  :: spankulere
praseodymium {n} (chemical element)  :: praseodymium {n}
prattle {v} (to talk incessantly; to babble)  :: plapre, pludre
prattle {n} (babble)  :: pludren {c}
prawn {n} (large shrimp)  :: reje {c}
praxis {n} (custom or established practice)  :: praksis {c}
pray {v} (to petition a higher being)  :: bede, tilbede
pray {v} (to beg humbly for aid)  :: bede
pray {v} (to talk to God)  :: bede
prayer {n} (practice of communicating with one's God)  :: bøn {c}
prayer mat {n} (prayer rug) SEE: prayer rug  ::
prayer rug {n} (small rug on which Muslims kneel to pray)  :: bedetæppe {n}
prayer wheel {n} (rotating cylinder containing prayers)  :: bedemølle {c}
praying mantis {n} (any of various predatory insects of the Mantodea order)  :: knæler {c}
preacher {n} (one who preaches)  :: prædikant {m}
precariat {n} (sociological group)  :: prekariat {n}
pre-Christian {adj} (before the arrival of Christianity)  :: førkristen
precious {adv} (intensifier) SEE: very  ::
precious {adj} (of high value or worth)  :: dyrebar
precious metal {n} (metallic element with high economic value)  :: ædelmetal {n}
precipitate {adj} (With a hasty impulse; hurried; headstrong)  :: overilet
precipitate {n} (chemistry: solid that exits the liquid phase of a solution)  :: bundfald {n}
precipitation {n} (weather: water falling from the atmosphere)  :: nedbør {c}
precise {adj} (exact)  :: præcis
precisely {adv} (in a precise manner)  :: præcist
preclude {v} (rule out)  :: udelukke, umuliggøre
pre-Columbian {adj} (before Christopher Columbus)  :: præ-columbiansk
preconception {n} (prejudice) SEE: prejudice  ::
predicative {adj} (used after a verb)  :: prædikativ
pre-ejaculate {n} (pre-ejaculate)  :: præejakulat {n}
preeminent {adj} (exceeding others in quality or rank)  :: fremtrædende
prefabricated {adj} (manufactured in advance)  :: præfabrikeret
prefer {v} (to favor)  :: foretrække
prefix {n} (morpheme at the beginning of a word)  :: præfiks {n}
pregnancy {n} (condition)  :: graviditet {c}, svangerskab
pregnant {adj} (fertile) SEE: fertile  ::
pregnant {adj} (carrying developing offspring within the body)  :: gravid, [heavily pregnant] højgravid, drægtig
preheat {v} (to heat something in preparation for further action, especially cooking)  :: forvarme
prejudice {n} (adverse judgement formed beforehand)  :: fordom {c}
prejudice {n} (any preconceived opinion)  :: fordom {c}
prejudice {n} (irrational hostile attitude)  :: fordom {c}
prejudiced {adj} (having prejudices)  :: fordomsfuld {c}, fordomsfulde {c-p}
prelate {n} (clergyman)  :: prælat {c}
preliminary examination {n} (qualifying exam)  :: realeksamen {c}, præliminæreksamen {c}
premarital {adj} (before one’s marriage)  :: førægteskabelig
premier {n} (prime minister of a country) SEE: prime minister  ::
prenuptial agreement {n} (document stating legal claims upon a divorce)  :: ægtepagt
prep {n} (homework) SEE: homework  ::
prep {n} (preparation) SEE: preparation  ::
preparation {n} (act)  :: forberedelse {c}, præparation {c}, tilberedning {c}
preparation {n} (substance)  :: præparat {n}
prepare {v} (to make ready for a specific future purpose)  :: berede
prepare {v} (to make ready for eating or drinking)  :: tilberede
preposition {n} (grammar: a type of word like "of, from, for, by")  :: forholdsord {n}, præposition {c}
prepositional phrase {n} (phrase containing both a preposition and its complement)  :: præpositionsforbindelse {c}
prepuce {n} (foreskin of certain animals) SEE: sheath  ::
prepuce {n} (foreskin) SEE: foreskin  ::
prerequisite {n} (Something that must be gained in order to gain something else)  :: forudsætning {c}
prerogative {n} (right, generally) SEE: right  ::
prerogative {n} (hereditary or official right or privilege)  :: prærogativ {n}, privilegium {n}, privilegie {n}
prerogative {n} (right or power that is exclusive to a monarch etc.)  :: prærogativ {n} [constitutional law]
Presbyterian {adj} (relating to the Presbyterian Church)  :: presbyteriansk
Presbyterian {n} (person belonging to the Presbyterian Church)  :: presbyterianer {c}
Presbyterianism {n} (form of Protestantism)  :: presbyterianisme {c}
presbytery {n} (chancel) SEE: chancel  ::
prescription {n} (written order for the administration of a medicine)  :: recept {c}
presence {n} (fact or condition of being present)  :: tilstedeværelse {c}, nærværelse {c}, nærvær {n}
presence {n} (the state of being present with an object or person)  :: nærvær {n}
present {n} (gift) SEE: gift  ::
present participle {n} (verb form that indicates an ongoing action)  :: præsens participium {n} {c}, lang tillægsform {c}
present perfect {n} (tense that expresses action in the past with consequences in the present time)  :: førnutid {c}, perfektum {c} {n}
preservative {n} (any agent, natural or artificial that acts to preserve)  :: konserveringsmiddel {n}
preserve {n} (nature preserve)  :: naturreservat {n}
president {n} (the head of state of a republic)  :: præsident {c}
presidential palace {n} (White House) SEE: White House  ::
press {v} (to press) SEE: bear  ::
Pressburg {prop} (Bratislava) SEE: Bratislava  ::
press release {n} (official written media statement)  :: pressemeddelelse {c}
prestige {n} (dignity, status, or esteem)  :: anseelse {c}, prestige {c}
presuppose {v} (to assume some truth without proof)  :: forudsætte
pretend {v} (to allege falsely)  :: foregive
preterite {n} (preterite tense; simple past)  :: præteritum, datid
pretext {n} (false, contrived or assumed purpose)  :: påskud {n}
Pretoria {prop} (capital of South Africa)  :: Pretoria
prettily {adv} (in a pretty manner)  :: nydelig
pretty much {adv} (almost completely; very nearly; mostly)  :: stort set
preunderstanding {n} (prior understanding)  :: forforståelse {c}
prevention is better than cure {proverb} (It is better to prevent the creation of a problem than to have to deal with it afterwards.)  :: det er bedre at forebygge end at helbrede
previous {adj} (prior)  :: foregående, forrige
previously {adv} (at an earlier time)  :: før
priapism {n} (medical condition)  :: priapisme
price {n} (cost required to gain possession of something)  :: pris {c}
price {n} (cost of an action or deed)  :: pris {c}
price {v} (determine or put a price on something)  :: prissætte, vurdere
price index {n} (statistical estimate)  :: prisindeks
prick {n} ((slang) a penis)  :: prik {n}
pride {n} (sense of one's own worth, and abhorrence of what is beneath or unworthy of one)  :: stolthed {c}
priest {n} (clergyman (clergywoman, clergyperson))  :: præst {c}
priestess {n} (woman with religious duties)  :: præstinde
primal scene {n} (in Freudian theory, the first time a child witnesses (and understands) its parents copulating)  :: primalscene {m}
primary {adj} (that which is placed ahead of others)  :: primær
primary school {n} (first formal, obligatory school)  :: grundskole {c}, underskole {c}
prime {adj} (first in time, order, or sequence)  :: første, tidligste
prime {adj} (first in excellence, quality, or value)  :: førsteklasses
prime {adj} (mathematics: having no factors except itself and unity)  :: primtal-
prime {adj} (first in importance, degree, or rank)  :: primær, hoved-, vigtigste
prime {n} (earliest stage)  :: begyndelse {c}
prime {n} (most active, thriving, or successful stage or period)  :: blomstringstid {c}
prime {n} (algebra: prime element of a mathematical structure)  :: [when an integer] primtal {n}
prime {v} (to prepare a mechanism)  :: klargøre
prime minister {n} (chief member of the cabinet and head of the government)  :: statsminister {c}, premierminister {c}
prime number {n} (natural number)  :: primtal
primer {n} (small charge used to ignite gunpowder or other explosive)  :: tændsats {c}
primordial soup {n} (state of the Earth's oceans at a very early time in the planet's history)  :: ursuppe {c}
prince {n} (male ruler or head of a principality)  :: prins {c}, fyrste {c}
prince {n} (son or male-line grandson of a reigning monarch)  :: prins {c}
Prince Charles Foreland {prop} (island)  :: Prins Karls Forland, Forlandet
Prince Charming {n} (the fictional character)  :: prins på den hvide hest
Prince Charming {n} (romantically ideal man)  :: prinsen på den hvide hest {c}, drømmeprins {c}
princely {adj} (relating to a prince)  :: prinselig
princely {adj} (befitting to a prince)  :: fyrstelig
Prince of Wales {prop} (royal title)  :: prins af Wales {c}
princess {n} (female member of royal family)  :: prinsesse
principal {n} (essential point or rule) SEE: principle  ::
principality {n} (region)  :: fyrstedømme {n}
principle {n} (fundamental assumption)  :: princip {n}
print {n} (fingerprint) SEE: fingerprint  ::
print {n} (footprint) SEE: footprint  ::
printer {n} (computing: device used to print text or images)  :: printer
prior {adj} (former) SEE: former  ::
prior {adv} (previously) SEE: previously  ::
priority {n} (item's relative importance)  :: prioritet {c}
priority {n} (goal of a person or an organisation)  :: prioritet {c}
prise {n} (prize) SEE: prize  ::
prism {n} (geometry: polyhedron with parallel ends of the same size and shape)  :: prisme {n}
prism {n} (block used to split or reflect light)  :: prisme {n} {c}
prison {n} (place of long-term confinement for those convicted of serious crimes)  :: fængsel
prison {n} (confinement in a prison)  :: fængslet
prison {v} (imprison) SEE: imprison  ::
prisoner {n} (person incarcerated in a prison)  :: fange {c}
Priština {prop} (city)  :: Pristina
private {adj} (belonging to, concerning, or accessible only to an individual person or a specific group)  :: personlig [individual person], privat
private {adj} (not accessible by the public)  :: privat
private {adj} (not in governmental office or employment)  :: privat
private {adj} (not publicly known; not open; secret)  :: privat
private {adj} (protected from view or disturbance by others; secluded)  :: privat, afsondret, isoleret
private {adj} (not traded by the public)  :: privat
private {adj} (secretive; reserved)  :: hemmelighedsfuld
private {n} (rank)  :: menig
private law {n} (area of law)  :: civilret {n}, privatret {n}
private life {n} (aspect of one's life that are personal)  :: privatliv {n}
privet {interj} (hello) SEE: hello  ::
privy {n} (lavatory or toilet) SEE: toilet  ::
privy {n} (latrine) SEE: latrine  ::
prize {n} (honor or reward striven for in a competitive contest)  :: præmie
prizewinner {n} (winner of a prize)  :: prisvinder {c}
Pärnu {prop} (city in Estonia)  :: Pärnu
proactive {adj} (acting in advance)  :: proaktiv
probability density {n} (probability density function)  :: sandsynlighedstæthed {c}
probability density function {n} (function)  :: sandsynlighedstæthedsfunktion {c}
probably {adv} (in all likelihood)  :: sandsynligvis
problem {n} (difficulty)  :: problem {n}
problematic {adj} (posing a problem)  :: problematisk
problematic {n} (problem in a particular field of study)  :: problematik {c}
problematical {adj} (problematic) SEE: problematic  ::
problematize {v} (to consider something as if it were a problem)  :: problematisere
process {n} (series of events to produce a result)  :: proces {c}, forløb {n}
proclitic {n} (clitic which joins with the following word)  :: proklitikon {n}
procrastinate {v} (put off; delay something)  :: udsætte, udskyde, forhale, forsinke
procrastination {n} (act of postponing, delaying or putting off)  :: udsættelse {c}, overspringshandling {c}
procreate {v} (to procreate) SEE: beget  ::
procreation {n} (the act of reproducing new individuals biologically) SEE: reproduction  ::
procurement {n} (purchasing department of a company)  :: indkøbsafdeling {c}
procurement {n} (act of procuring or obtaining)  :: indkøb {n}, fremskaffelse {c}
procyonid {n} (any member of the Procyonidae family)  :: halvbjørn {c}
prodigal {n} (prodigal) SEE: spendthrift  ::
prodigal son {n} (one who returns)  :: fortabte søn
prodigy {n} (amazing or marvellous thing)  :: vidunder
production {n} (the act of producing)  :: produktion {c}
profession {n} (occupation)  :: erhverv, fag {n}
professor {n} (a higher ranking for a teacher or faculty member at a college or university)  :: professor {c}
professorship {n} (the office of a professor)  :: professorat {n}
profile {n} (reputation) SEE: reputation  ::
profit {n} (total income or cash flow minus expenditures)  :: gevinst {c}
profit sharing {n} (system to divide profit)  :: overskudsdeling {c}
progeny {n} (offspring)  :: afkom {n}
program {n} (set of structured activities)  :: program
program {n} (software application)  :: program {n}
programme {n} (programme) SEE: program  ::
programming language {n} (code of reserved words and symbols)  :: programmeringssprog {n}
progress {n} (a moving forward)  :: fremskridt {n}
progress {n} (advance or growth of civilization)  :: fremskridt {n}
prohibited {adj} (forbidden) SEE: forbidden  ::
prohibition {n} (act of prohibiting)  :: forbud {n}
prohibition {n} (law that prohibits something)  :: forbud {n}
project {n} (planned endeavor)  :: projekt
pro-Jew {n} (pro-Jew)  :: jødeven {c}, jødeveninde {c}
prolific {adj} (Fertile, producing offspring or fruit in great abundance)  :: frugtbar
prolific {adj} (Similarly producing results or works in abundance)  :: produktiv
prolocutrix {n} (female prolocutor) SEE: spokeswoman  ::
promethium {n} (chemical element)  :: promethium {n}
promiscuous {adj} (made without careful choice; indiscriminate)  :: promiskuøs
promiscuous {adj} (indiscriminate in choice of sexual partners)  :: promiskuøs
promise {n} (vow)  :: løfte {n}
promise {v} (to commit to something or action)  :: love
promotion {n} (advancement in position)  :: forfremmelse; in sports: oprykning
promotion {n} (dissemination of information)  :: reklame, støtte
prompt {v} (to cause or lead to)  :: forårsage
prong {n} (thin, pointed, projecting part)  :: spids, tand
prong {n} (branch)  :: gren
pronghorn {n} (North American mammal)  :: gaffelbuk {c}
pronoun {n} (type of noun)  :: pronomen, stedord
pronounce {v} (to pronounce) SEE: say  ::
pronounce {v} (to sound out a word)  :: udtale
pronounce {v}  :: udtale
pronouncing dictionary {n} (dictionary that provides pronunciations of words) SEE: pronunciation dictionary  ::
pronto {adv} (quickly)  :: omgående, med det samme
pronunciation {n} (sound of a word)  :: udtale {c}
pronunciation {n} (way in which words are pronounced)  :: udtale
pronunciation dictionary {n} (dictionary that provides pronunciations of words)  :: udtaleordbog {c}
proof {n} (any effort, process, or operation designed to establish or discover a fact or truth)  :: bevis
proofreader {n} (person who proofreads)  :: korrekturlæser {c}
proofreader {n} (person whose occupation is to proofread)  :: korrekturlæser {c}
propeller {n} (mechanical device used to propel)  :: propel
propelling pencil {n} (mechanical pencil) SEE: mechanical pencil  ::
propenoic {adj} (acrylic) SEE: acrylic  ::
propensity {n} (tendency)  :: tilbøjelighed
proper fraction {n} (arithmetic: a vulgar fraction)  :: ægte brøk
proper noun {n} (the name of a particular person, place, organization or other individual entity)  :: proprium, egennavn
proper subset {n} (a set that is a subset of but not equal to another set)  :: ægte delmængde {c}
property {n} (something owned)  :: ejendom {c}, besiddelse {c}
property {n} (piece of real estate)  :: ejendom {c}
property {n} (exclusive right of possessing, enjoying and disposing of a thing)  :: ejendomsret {c}
property {n} (attribute or abstract quality associated with an object, individual or concept)  :: egenskab {c}
property {n} (computing: an editable parameter associated with an application, or its value)  :: egenskab {c} (property often used untranslated)
property law {n} (area of law concerned with property rights)  :: ejendomsret {c}
property tax {n} (tax based on the value of property)  :: ejendomsskat {c}
prophecy {n} (prediction)  :: profeti {c}, spådom {c}
prophet {n} (one who speaks by divine inspiration)  :: profet {c}
prophet {n} (one who foretells the future)  :: profet {c}, spåmand {c} [male], spåkvinde {c} [female]
propose {v} (to suggest a plan or course of action)  :: foreslå
propose {v} (to ask for one's hand in marriage)  :: fri
proposition {n} (idea or plan offered)  :: forslag {n}
proposition {n} (an assertion which is provably true, but not important enough to be a theorem)  :: dom {c}
propriety {n} (fitness; the quality of being appropriate)  :: rigtighed, ordentlighed
propriety {n} (correctness in behaviour and morals)  :: sømmelighed
prosaic {adj} (pertaining to or having the characteristics of prose)  :: prosaisk
prosaic {adj} (straightforward; matter-of-fact; lacking the feeling or elegance of poetry)  :: prosaisk
prosaic {adj} (overly plain or simple, to the point of being boring; humdrum)  :: prosaisk
pros and cons {n} (for and against)  :: fordele & ulemper
proscenium {n} (modern theatre: stage area between the curtain and the orchestra)  :: proscenium {n}
proscenium {n} (ancient theatre: stage area immediately in front of the scene building)  :: proscenium {n}
prose {n} (written language not intended as poetry)  :: prosa {c}
prosecutor {n} (a person instituting criminal prosecution)  :: anklager {c}
proselytize {v} (to convert to one’s own faith)  :: omvende
proselytize {v} (to induce people to join a cause)  :: missionere
prosody {n} (linguistics: study of rhythm and other attributes in speech)  :: prosodi {c}
prospect {n} (position affording a fine view) SEE: lookout  ::
prostate {n} (prostate gland)  :: blærehalskirtel {c}
prostate gland {n} (prostate) SEE: prostate  ::
prostitute {n} (promiscuous person) SEE: whore  ::
prostitution {n} (having sex for profit)  :: prostitution {c}
protactinium {n} (chemical element)  :: protactinium {n}
protagonist {n} (main character)  :: hovedperson {c}
protect {v} (to keep safe)  :: beskytte
protection {n} (process of keeping safe)  :: beskyttelse {c}
protection money {n} (money regular interval, extorted by criminals threatening to cause harm)  :: beskyttelsespenge {p}
protectorate {n} (a protected autonomous state)  :: protektorat {n}
protein {n} (biochemistry: complex molecule)  :: protein {n}
protein {n} (class of food)  :: protein {n}
Protestant {n} (someone who is a member of such a denomination)  :: protestant {c}
Protestantism {n} (faith)  :: protestantisme {c}
protist {n} (eukaryotic unicellular organisms)  :: protist {c}
protocol {n} (rule, guideline etc which guides diplomatic behaviour)  :: protokol
Proto-Germanic {prop} (hypothetical prehistoric ancestor language) SEE: Ur-Germanic  ::
Proto-Indo-European {prop} (ancestor language of most European and Indian languages)  :: protoindoeuropæisk, urindoeuropæisk
Proto-Indo-Germanic {prop} (Proto-Indo-European) SEE: Proto-Indo-European  ::
proton {n} (positively charged nucleon)  :: proton
Proto-Norse {prop} (Indo-European language)  :: urnordisk {n}
Proto-Slavic {prop} (Proto-Slavic)  :: urslavisk {n}
protractor {n} (a circular or semicircular tool for measuring angles)  :: vinkelmåler
proud {adj}  :: stolt
prove {v} (to demonstrate that something is true; to give proof for)  :: bevise
provenance {n} (place or source of origin)  :: proveniens {c}, herkomst {c}
Provence {prop} (region in France)  :: Provence {n}
proverb {n} (phrase expressing a basic truth)  :: ordsprog {n}
Proverbs {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: Ordsprogene {m-p}
provide {v} (to give what is needed or desired)  :: forsørge
provide {v} (to establish as a previous condition)  :: forudsætte
provide {v} (to give what is needed or desired)  :: forsørge
provide {v} (to furnish (with))  :: forsyne
Providence {prop} (Divine will)  :: Forsynet
Providence {prop} (Capital of Rhode Island)  :: Providence
province {n} (a subdivision of government usually one step below the national level)  :: provins {c}
provisional {adj} (temporary)  :: provisorisk
provisional {n} (provisional postage stamp)  :: provisorie
provost {n} (highest position in a monastery below an abbot)  :: provst
proximate {adj} (close or closest; adjacent)  :: nær
proximate cause {n} (event without which an injury would not have occurred)  :: adækvans {c}
proximately {adv} (approximately) SEE: approximately  ::
proximity {n} (closeness; the state of being near as in space, time, or relationship)  :: nærhed {c}
proxy {n} (agent or substitute authorized to act for another person)  :: fuldmægtig {m}
proxy server {n} (hardware server)  :: proxyserver {n}
præstige {n} (Archaic spelling of prestige) SEE: prestige  ::
prude {n} (A person who is or tries to be excessively proper)  :: sippe {c}, snerpe {c}
prudery {n} (condition of being prudish; prudishness)  :: sippethed {c}, snerperi {n}
prudish {adj} (exaggeratedly proper)  :: sippet, snerpet
prudishness {n} (condition of being prudish; prudery)  :: sippethed {c}, snerperi {n}
prune {n} (plum) SEE: plum  ::
prune {n} (dried plum)  :: sveske {c}
Prussia {prop} (geographical area)  :: Preussen, Prøjsen
Prussia {prop} (former baltic country)  :: Preussen, Prøjsen
Prussia {prop} (German province)  :: Preussen, Prøjsen
Prussian {adj} (of Prussia)  :: preussisk, prøjsisk
Prussian blue {n} (pigment)  :: berlinerblåt
Prussian blue {n} (colour)  :: berlinerblåt
psalm {n} (sacred song)  :: salme {c}
psalm {n} (a hymn collected into one book of the Old Testament)  :: salme {c}
Psalms {prop} (book of the Bible)  :: Salmerne
pseudo- {prefix} (not genuine)  :: pseudo-, skin-
pseudonym {n} (fictitious name)  :: pseudonym
pseudoscientific {adj} (of, relating to, or employing pseudoscience)  :: pseudovidenskabelig
psittacosis {n} (infection)  :: psittacosis {c}, ornithosis {c}, papegøjesyge {c}
psychedelic {adj} (of, containing or generating hallucinations, etc.)  :: psykedelisk
psychokinesis {n} (movement inanimate objects by the use of psychic power)  :: psykokinese, telekinese
psychology {n} (study of the human mind)  :: psykologi {c}
psychometry {n} (paranormal ability)  :: psykometri, genstandslæsning
psychopath {n} (person with a personality disorder)  :: psykopat {c}
psychosis {n} (mental disorder)  :: psykose {c}
psychosocial {adj} (having both psychological and social aspects)  :: psykosocial
psychosomatic {adj} (of physical effects with mental causes)  :: psykosomatisk
psychotherapist {n} (who practices psychotherapy)  :: psykoterapeut {c}
pâté {n} (finely-ground paste of meat, fish or vegetables)  :: pate {c}, paté {c}, postej {c}
ptarmigan {n} (a small grouse, Lagopus)  :: fjeldrype {c}
Ptolemaic {adj} (of, or pertaining to, Claudius Ptolemy)  :: ptolemæisk
pub {n} (public house)  :: kro {c}
puberty {n} (age at which a person is first capable of sexual reproduction)  :: pubertet {c}
pubic hair {n} (collectively)  :: kønshår {n}, kønsbehåring {c}
pubic louse {n} (crab louse) SEE: crab louse  ::
pubis {n} (the pubic bone)  :: skamben {n}, kønsben {n}
public {adj} (pertaining to people as a whole)  :: offentlig
public good {n} (welfare of the people)  :: fælles bedste {n}
public good {n} (good that is non-rivalrous and non-excludable)  :: offentligt gode {n} [economics]
public house {n} (pub) SEE: pub  ::
public housing {n} (accommodation subsidised by the government for disadvantaged groups)  :: socialt boligbyggeri {n}
public opinion {n} (opinion of the public)  :: offentlige mening {c}
public property {n} (property owned by the state)  :: statslig ejendom {c}, offentlig ejendom {c} [term can also refer to public domain]
public servant {n} (civil servant) SEE: civil servant  ::
public transit {n} (public transport) SEE: public transport  ::
public transport {n} (form of transport)  :: kollektiv trafik {c}
public transportation {n} (public transport) SEE: public transport  ::
pudding {n} (sausage made primarily from blood)  :: blodbudding
pudding {n} (boiled or steamed cake or dessert)  :: budding
pudding {n} (dessert similar to custard or mousse, containing a starchy thickening agent)  :: budding {c}
pudding {n} (any dessert) SEE: dessert  ::
puddle {n} (a small pool of water)  :: pyt, pæl
Puerto Rican {n} (person from Puerto Rico)  :: puertoricaner {c}
Puerto Rican {adj} (pertaining to Puerto Rico)  :: puertorikansk
Puerto Rico {prop} (Caribbean Commonwealth)  :: Puerto Rico
puff {n} (homosexual) SEE: poof  ::
puffer {n} (blowfish) SEE: blowfish  ::
pufferfish {n} (blowfish) SEE: blowfish  ::
pufferfish {n} (a delicacy popular in Japan)  :: kuglefisk
puffin {n} (seabird with a coloured beak)  :: lunde {c}, søpapegøje {c}
puff pastry {n} (light, flaky pastry)  :: butterdejskage {c} [cake], butterdej {c} [the pastry dough as an ingredient], smørdej {c} [the pastry dough as an ingredient]
pull {v} (transitive: apply force to (something) so it comes towards one)  :: trække
pull {v} (intransitive: apply force such that an object comes toward the person or thing applying the force)  :: trække
pull apart {v} (disassemble) SEE: disassemble  ::
pullet {n} (spineless person) SEE: chicken  ::
pull-up {n} (an exercise done for strengthening the arms and back)  :: kropshævning {c}
pulmonary circulation {n} (part of blood circulation)  :: det lille kredsløb {n}, lungekredsløbet {n}
pulpit {n} (raised platform in church)  :: prædikestol {c}
pulsar {n} (rotating neutron star)  :: pulsar {c}
puma {n} (Puma concolor) SEE: cougar  ::
pumice {n} (pumice)  :: pimpsten
pump {n} (trainer or sneaker) SEE: trainer  ::
pump {n} (device for moving liquid or gas)  :: pumpe {c}
pumpkin {n} (plant)  :: græskar, græskarplante
pumpkin {n} (fruit of this plant)  :: græskar
pump truck {n} (manually operated device for lifting and moving pallets) SEE: pallet jack  ::
pun {n} (joke or type of wordplay)  :: ordspil {n}
punch {v} (to herd cattle) SEE: herd  ::
punch card {n} (card with have holes or notches used for storing data)  :: hulkort {n}
punched card {n} (punch card, especially one that has had holes punched in it)  :: hulkort
punching bag {n} (device used to practice punching)  :: boksesæk {n}
punctuation {n} (set of symbols)  :: tegnsætning {c}
punish {v} (to cause to suffer for crime or misconduct)  :: straffe
punishment {n} (the act of punishing)  :: straf
punishment {n} (penalty for wrongdoing)  :: straf {c}
Puntland {prop} (region)  :: Puntland {n}
puny {adj} (of inferior size)  :: sølle
pupa {n} (insect)  :: puppe {c}
pupil {n} (learner)  :: elev {c}
pupil {n} (the hole in the middle of the iris of the eye)  :: pupil {c}
puppet {n} (movable model of a person or animal)  :: marionet
puppet {n} (person or country controlled by another)  :: marionet
puppet {n} (doll) SEE: doll  ::
puppet government {n} (government which is de facto controlled by a foreign power)  :: marionetregering {c}
puppy {n} (young dog)  :: hvalp {c}
puppy fat {n} (natural fat of the body of a child)  :: hvalpefedt {n}
purchasing power {n} (amount of goods and services that can be purchased with a unit of currency)  :: købekraft {c}
purely imaginary number {n} (imaginary number) SEE: imaginary number  ::
pure mathematics {n} (area of mathematics)  :: ren matematik {c}
purgatory {n} (Purgatory) SEE: Purgatory  ::
Purgatory {prop} (intermediate state after physical death)  :: skærsild {c}
purlin {n} (longitudinal structural member of a roof)  :: ås {c}
purple {n} (colour)  :: lilla, violet, purpur
purple {adj} (colour)  :: lilla
purple coral {n} (mushroom)  :: purpurgrå køllesvamp
purple heron {n} (Ardea purpurea)  :: purpurhejre {c}
purpose {n} (target)  :: mål
purpose {n} (intention)  :: mening, intention
purpose {n} (reason for doing something)  :: grund
purposefully {adv} (on purpose) SEE: on purpose  ::
purse {n} (small bag for carrying money)  :: pengepung {c}, pung {c}
purse {n} (small bag for carrying personal items)  :: håndtaske {c}
pursue {v} (to follow urgently)  :: forfølge
pus {n} (fluid found in regions of infection)  :: pus {n}, materie {c}
pusher {n} (drug dealer)  :: pusher {c}
push scooter {n} (a child's foot-operated vehicle) SEE: scooter  ::
pussy {n} (informal: affectionate term for a cat)  :: mis, missekat
pussy {n} (slang: female genitalia)  :: kusse, fisse [vulgar], tissekone [childish]
pussy {n} (informal: coward)  :: tøsedreng
pussywhipped {adj} (submissive to or dominated by one's wife or other female partner)  :: i sin hule hånd
put a foot wrong {v} (make a mistake)  :: træde i spinaten (step into the spinach)
put all one's eggs in one basket {v} (to rely on a single source)  :: sætte alt på ét kort, sætte alt på ét bræt
put away {v} (to kill someone) SEE: kill  ::
put away {v} (to send (someone) to prison) SEE: imprison  ::
put on {v} (to don clothing)  :: iføre sig, tage på
put out {v} (extinguish)  :: slukke
Putrajaya {prop} (administrative capital of Malaysia)  :: Putrajaya
put something into perspective {v} (to compare with something similar)  :: perspektivere
putt {v} (to lightly strike a golf ball with a putter)  :: putte
putting green {n} (area on a golf course)  :: green {c}
put to death {v} (to kill as punishment) SEE: execute  ::
put up with {v} (to put up with) SEE: bear  ::
puzzle {n} (crossword puzzle) SEE: crossword  ::
puzzle {n} (anything difficult to understand or make sense of)  :: gåde {c}
puzzle {n} (jigsaw puzzle) SEE: jigsaw puzzle  ::
pygmy {n} (a member of various African peoples)  :: pygmæ {c}
Pyongyang {prop} (capital of North Korea)  :: Pyongyang
pyramid {n} (ancient construction)  :: pyramide {c}
pyramid {n} (construction)  :: pyramide {c}
pyramid {n} (in geometry, a solid with triangular lateral faces and a polygonal base)  :: pyramide {c}
pyre {n} (funeral pile)  :: ild
Pyrenees {prop} (the mountain range separating Spain from France)  :: Pyrenæerne
pyrite {n} (mineral iron disulfide)  :: pyrit {c}, svovlkis {c}
pyroclastic flow {n} (pyroclastic flow)  :: pyroklastisk vulkanudbrud {c}
pyrotechnics {n} (firework) SEE: firework  ::
Pyrrhic victory {n} (a costly victory)  :: pyrrhussejr {c}
Pythagoras {prop} (Ancient Greek mathematician and philosopher)  :: Pythagoras
python {n} (constricting snake)  :: pyton {c}