fordanskning

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

fordanske (make Danish) +‎ -ning

Noun[edit]

fordanskning c (singular definite fordanskningen, plural indefinite fordanskninger)

  1. (archaic) A translation into Danish.
    • 1823, Saga om Kong Didrik af Bern og hans kaemper: efter islandske haandskrifter fordansket, page 650
      Af Sagaens tredie Fortælling, Velents Saga, har man en skjön Fordanskning af Professor Oehlenschläger, ...
      Of the third tale of the saga, Velent's saga, there is a wonderful translation into Danish by professor Oehlenschläger, ...
  2. (linguistics) A loanword in Danish that has been modified in spelling or pronunciation to better fit Danish phonemics.
    • 1986, Ugeskrift for la ger
      Eksempler på nye fordanskninger er kamuflage, kommuniké, krebinet, majonæse, resurse, trubadur, odør.
      Examples of new Danishifications [for lack of better term, ed.] are kamuflage, kommuniké, krebinet, majonæse, resurse, trubadur, odør.
    • 2010, Henrik Galberg Jacobsen, Ret og skrift: Direktiver, aktører, normer →ISBN
      Af ændringer i enkeltord er der som i 1955-ordbogen eksempler på såvel fordanskninger som det modsatte.
      Of changes in individual words, there are, as in the dictionary from 1955, examples of Danishifications as well as the opposite.
  3. The act of producing any of these.

Declension[edit]