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Danish to English Poetry & Literature Translation Glossary

Danish term English translation
alvor serious, real
Entered by: Paul Larkin
delt navnet split the name
en kunde engang ønskede skrevet ind a customer once wanted inscribed
fandens karl quite the stud
fine anmeldelser good / favourable reviews
forkætrede much despised, frowned upon, maligned
glædens land Land of Milk and Honey/Promised Land
hilsen til fremtiden greeting to the future
Entered by: Ciarán Rooney
Husmoder the lady of the house
Entered by: Diarmuid Kennan
koste rundt med nogen ordere somebody about
luksusdyr creature of comforts
lyse af shone/shined through
Entered by: Lise Leavitt
med meget fine anmeldelser with very good reviews
mot de evige strande towards the eternal shores
overtydelig overly forceful
på gulvet the lowest person on the totem pole; the man in the street; the blue collars
punktroman punktroman (or pointillist novel)
pusseløjerlig quirky
rammende pointedly /incisive / aptly
rundet af folkedybet shaped by poverty
Skarp pen Sharp pen
skilt i fire Dele separated/split into four parts
skrøbelige kar weak vessels
Slægtens Offer Sacrificed for the clan (see other answers + comments)
Entered by: Christine Andersen
spasserhat wanker
Entered by: Maria Rosich Andreu
stoflighed textural effect
trakasserier struggles/pressures
Entered by: Michele Fauble
Trækkene var åbne. her/his face was sincere / frank / candid
udtilbens make a nuisance of oneself
Vil jeg efterlade min ægtefælle i den bolig, vi bor i nu? Should I leave my spouse in the home in which we now live?
zir adornment (pynt)
Entered by: Susanne Rosenberg

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