danish


danish

adjective

  1. of or relating to the Danes, their country, or their language.

noun

  1. a North Germanic language, the language of Denmark, closely related to Norwegian, Swedish, and Icelandic.
  2. (sometimes lowercase) Danish pastry.

adjective

  1. of, relating to, or characteristic of Denmark, its people, or their language

noun

  1. the official language of Denmark, belonging to the North Germanic branch of the Indo-European family

Old English Denisc “people of Denmark” (see Dane); danish pastry is 1934; shortened form danish is from 1963.

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