Type Country
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. DEHN-mahrk  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From Danish Danmark, derived from the ethnic name Dane, which is possibly from Germanic den meaning "low ground", combined with mark meaning "borderland". This is the name of a country in northern Europe.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesDenemarke(Afrikaans) Danmark(Danish) Denemarken(Dutch) Danemark(French) Dänemark(German) Danmörk(Icelandic) Danimarca(Italian) Danmark(Norwegian) Danmǫrk(Old Norse) Dinamarca(Portuguese) Dinamarca(Spanish) Danmark(Swedish)
User SubmissionDénmark


Entry updated February 28, 2019