Family and relationships

Here are some useful Danish phrases for discussing family and relationships. Learn how to talk about brothers and sisters, children, and other family members, as well as describe your personal status.

har du nogle brødre eller søstre?do you have any brothers or sisters?
ja, jeg har ...yes, I've got ...
... brødre og ... søstre... brothers and ... sisters
nej, jeg er enebarnno, I'm an only child
har du en kæreste?do you have a boyfriend/girlfriend?
er du gift?are you married?
er du single?are you single?
er du sammen med nogen?are you seeing anyone?
jeg er...I'm ...
singlesingle
forlovetengaged
giftmarried
skiltdivorced
separeretseparated
enkea widow
enkemanda widower
jeg er sammen med enI'm seeing someone
har du børn?do you have any children?
ja, jeg har...yes, I've got ...
en dreng og en pigea boy and a girl
en lille babya young baby
tre børnthree kids
jeg har ingen børnI don't have any children
har du kæledyr?have you got any pets?
jeg har...I've got ...
en hund og to kattea dog and two cats
en labradora Labrador
hvor bor dine forældre?where do your parents live?
hvad laver dine forældre?what do your parents do?