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Danish language

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The area where Danish is spoken

Danish (Dansk) is a North Germanic language, spoken largely in Denmark (including the Faroe Islands (Færøerne)). 5.5 million people speak this language. Danish is also a recognized minority language in Greenland and the German state Schleswig-Holstein. The official language of Danish Deaf community is Danish Sign Language (Dansk Tegnsprog/DTS), which originated from French Sign Language (Langue des signes Française/LSF).

List of authors and poets in this language[edit | edit source]