danish living

Præpositioner/Forholdsord

The following words are prepositions in danish:

i;
in (ex. “in England” = i England")
inside (ex. “inside London” = “inde i London”)
at (ex. “he is at school” = “han er i skolen”)

på;
on (ex. “on the ground/floor/wall/ceiling/coast/beach/chair/table” = “på jorden/gulvet/væggen/loftet/kysten/stranden/stolen/bordet”)
at (ex. “he is at the school” = “han er på skolen”)

til;
to (ex. “tied to a post” = “bundet til en pæl”)
for (ex. “here is a letter for you” = “her er et brev til dig”)

fra;
from (ex. “it is from him” = “det er fra ham”)
off (ex. “keep your fingers off that book!” = “hold dine fingre fra den bog!”)
out of (ex. “like something out of Hemingway” = “ligesom noget fra Hemingway”)

over;
over (ex. “hold an umbrella over your head” = “hold en paraply over dit hoved”)
above (ex. “the stars above us” = “stjernerne er over os”)
beyond (ex. “far beyond his expectations” = langt over hans forventninger")
across (ex. “walk across the lawn” = “går over plænen”)

under;
under (ex. “under the bed” = “under sengen”)
underneath (ex. “it’s underneath one’s jacket” = “den er under ens jakke”)
below (ex. “below the level of the sea” = “under havet overflade)
during ( ex. “during my stay in London” = “under mit ophold i London)

ved;
at (ex. "at the next station” = “ved den næste station”)
by (ex. “sit by the fire” = “sidde ved ilden”)
on (ex. “their house is right on the sea” = “deres hus er lige ved havet”)

for;
for (ex. “I will do it for you” = “jeg vil gøre det for dig” or “it was a pleasure for me” = “det var en fornøjelse for mig”)
of (ex. “the goal of his journey” = “målet for hans rejse”)
to (ex. “he was like a father to me” = “han var som en far for mig”)
on (ex. “he shut the door on me” = “han lukker døren for mig”)
from (ex. “they hid it from me” = “de gemte det for mig”)
before (ex. “she held her hand before her eyes” = “hun holdt sine hænder for sine øjne”)
in favor of (ex. “I am in favour of organic farming” = “jeg er for økologisk landbrug”)

efter;
after ( ex. “she followed on after” = “hun fulgte efter”)
afterwards (ex. “shortly afterwards” = “kort efter”)
later (ex. “three days later” = “tre dage efter”)

om;
round (ex. “it is just round the corner” = “det er lige om hjørnet”)
about (ex. “with a sash about her waist” = “med et skærf om hendes liv”)
of (ex. “what are you talking of?” = “hvad snakker du om?”)
on (ex. “a book on gardening” = “en bog om havebrug”)
a (ex. “once a month” = “en gang om måneden”)
in (ex. “in the evening” = “om aftenen”)

med;
with (ex. “he said it with a smile” = “han sagde det med et smil”)
by (ex. “divide by five” = “dividere med fem”)
on (ex. “he was not on the train” = “han var ikke med toget”)
in (ex. “he said it in a friendly voice” = “han sagde det med en venlig stemme”)
of (ex. “a week of snow” = “en uge med sne”)
including (ex. “there’ll be ten of us, including your brother and sister” = “der vil være ti af os, med din bror og søster”)

af;
of (ex. “the best of his three novels” = “de bedste af hans tre romaner” or “a product of good quality” = “et produkt af god kvalitet” or “a wall of clay” = “en væg af ler” or “an outburst of joy” = “et udbrud af glæde”)
by (ex. “we were surrounded by friends” = “vi var omringet af venner”)
off (ex. “she fell off her bike” = “hun faldt af sin cykel”)
out of (ex. “he did it out of jealousy” = “han gjorde det af jealousi”)
from (ex. “I don’t play to win, but from an interest in the game” = “jeg spiller ikke for at vinde, men af en interesse for spillet” or “her eyes were red from crying” = “hendes øjne var røde af at græde”)
with (ex. “our boots were grey with dust” = “vores støvler var grå af støv”)
on (ex. “they got high on cocaine” = “de blev høje af kokain”)
for (ex. “that’s not bad at all for a beginner” = “det var ikke dårligt overhovedet af en begynder”)

ad;
by (ex. “by that road” = “hen ad vejen” or “laugh at” = “grine ad”)
at (ex. “come in at the door” = “kom ind ad døren”)
by (ex. “enter by the door” = “gå ind ad døren”)
through (ex. “come in through the door” = “kom ind ad døren”)

hos;
with (ex. “I am staying with friends” = “jeg opholder mig hos venner”)
at (ex. “I lived at my uncle’s” = “jeg boede hos min onkel”)
from (ex. “the book is obtainable from all booksellers” = “bogen er opnåelig hos alle bodhandlere”)
by (ex. “come and sit by me” = “kom og sid hos mig”)
on, about (ex. “I had no money on/about me” = “jeg havde ingen penge hos mig”)
in (ex. “anaemia is more common in women” = “anæmi er mere normalt hos kvinder”)

gennem;
through (ex. “I am going through” = “jeg går igennem”)

mod;
against (ex. “manuals is obtainable against payment” = “manualer er opnåelige mod betaling”)
on (ex. “the terrorists attacks on the US on September 11, 2001” = “terroristerne angriber mod USA den 11 September, 2001”)
opposite (ex. “in the opposite direction” = “i den modsatte retning”)
to (ex. “our son-in-law is good to our daughter and their two children” = “vores svigersøn er god mid vores datter og deres to børn”)
pointing towards , facing , to , towards , at (ex. “the town is pointing towards the mountains” = “byen er rettet mod bjergene”)

bag;
behind (ex. “it is behind me” = “den er bag ved mig”)

foran;
in front of (ex. “the car was parked in front of the house” = “bilen var parkeret foran huset”)
before (ex. “the food was set before her” = “maden var sat foran hende”)
ahead of (ex. “he got ahead of the others” = “han kom foran de andre”)
op on (ex. “they are 10 points up on of the others” = “de er 10 point foran de andre”)

forbi;
past, by (ex. “they ran past/by” = “de lov forbi”)
over (ex. “the rain is over” = “regnen er forbi”)
at an end (ex. “the war was at an end” = “krigen var forbi”)
finished (ex. “the war was over but not finished” = “krigen var ovre men ikke forbi”)

før;
earlier (ex. “I’ll get up earlier tomorrow” = “jeg vil stå op før i morgen”)
before (ex. “I have been here before” = “jeg har været her før”)
earlier [on] (ex. “as I said earlier” = “som jeg sagde før”)
just now (ex. “but you said just now that …” = “men du sagde lige før at …”)
formerly (ex. “formerly he worked for another firm” = “før arbejdede han for et andet firma”)
used to (ex. “he used to work for another firm” = “han arbejdede før for et andet firma”)

inden;
before (ex. “before April the first” = “inden den første april”)
by (ex. “you must be here by Monday” = “du må være her inden mandag”)
within (ex. “within an hour” = “inden en time”)

langs;
along (ex. “we walk along the road” = “vi går langs vejen”)

mellem;
between (ex. “we are between the cars” = “vi er mellem bilerne”)

omkring;
about, round, around (ex. “the world about/around us” = “verden er omkring os” or “we sit round the table” = “vi sidder omkring bordet”)

uden;
without (ex. “without his help” = “uden hans hjælp”)


These were the prepositions! I hope this was understandable and useful!

Denmark/Norway - June 5th

I’m in the midst of exams, but I had to write a silly little something for Denmark’s birthday! Glædelig grundlovsdag, Danmark!

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“What exactly do you want for your birthday?” It was the question Norway threw at him one late Wednesday, pressed against him on the sofa with his head against the other nation’s thigh. He was stroking the seam of Denmark’s jeans- and, nose buried in his book and reading glasses perched on the bridge of his nose, Denmark didn’t hesitate to reply.

“Contact lenses.”

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Films: Tip 3

The first list of transgender films with trans women on them. If looking for more stuff to watch, check out my other film tips too.

The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994)
Two drag performers and a transgender woman travel across the desert to perform their unique style of cabaret.

Boy Meets Girl (2014)
Ricky, a 21-year-old transgender young woman living in Virginia, dreams of becoming a designer in New York.

Beautiful Boxer (2004)
Bio-pic of transgender Muay Thai boxer Parinya Charoenphol who pursued the sport to pay for her sex change operation.

Breakfast on Pluto (2005)
As a baby, Patrick is left by his mother on the steps of the rectory in their small Irish town. He’s discovered by Father Liam, coincidentally his real father, and placed in an abusive foster home. By the time he’s a teen, Patrick identifies himself as transgendered, renames himself Kitten and sets out for London with a rock group in hopes of finding his mother. Along the way he works variously as a magician’s assistant, a prostitute and a dancer.

The Danish Girl (2015)
A fictitious love story loosely inspired by the lives of Danish artists Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener. Lili and Gerda’s marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili’s groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer.

Different for Girls (1996)
Kim Foyle (Steven Mackintosh) is a postoperative transvestite who values her well-structured lifestyle. That routine, however, is disturbed when a car accident reintroduces Kim to Paul Prentice (Rupert Graves). As youngsters in Catholic school, they excelled in making trouble, a talent Paul never outgrew. Paul does not recognize Kim as his childhood pal, and she does not remind him, fearing rejection. However, a budding romance between them is complicated when Paul realizes who Kim used to be.

Flawless (1999)
An ultraconservative police officer suffers a debilitating stroke and is assigned to a rehabilitative program that includes singing lessons - with the drag queen next door.

A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story (2006)
The true story of Gwen Araujo, a young trans woman who was brutally murdered by four men in 2002.

Gun Hill Road (2011)
An ex-con returns home to the Bronx after three years in prison to discover his wife estranged and his child exploring a gender transformation that will put the fragile bonds of their family to the test.

Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001)
A transgender punk-rock girl from East Berlin tours the U.S. with her band as she tells her life story and follows the former lover/band-mate who stole her songs.

Laurence Anyways (2012)
A drama that charts ten years in the relationship of a male-to-female transsexual’s relationship with her lover.

My Life in Pink (1997)
Tells the story of Ludovic, a child who is seen by family and community as a boy, but consistently communicates being a girl.

Normal (2003)
A Midwestern husband and father announces his plan to have a sex change operation.

Red Without Blue (2007)
The intimate bond between two identical twin brothers is challenged when one decides to transition from male to female; this is the story of their evolving relationship, and the resurrection of their family from a darker past.

A Soap (2006)
32 year old Charlotte could have it all, but she doesn’t want it. After moving out of her boyfriend’s apartment, she becomes the upstairs neighbor of Veronica, who is in the process of transitioning from male to female.

Soldier’s Girl (2003)
The true story of Soldier’s Girl, which takes place in Fort Campbell, KY, tells the heart-wrenching story of the life and tragic death of soldier Barry Winchell. His love for Calpernia Addams, a beautiful transgendered nightclub performer was misunderstood by fellow soldiers and eventually leads to his brutal death.

Transamerica (2005)
Right in the midst of important changes in her life, Bree Osborne learns that she fathered a son, Toby, 17 years ago. Bailing him out of jail in New York, Bree poses as a Christian missionary. She plans to take Toby to his stepfather’s house, but when she learns that the stepfather sexually abused the boy, Bree brings her son back to Los Angeles with her. As Toby begins to fall for Bree, she must find a way to reveal who she really is.