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Most adjectives add a t when used with with t-nouns, for example dejligt vejr. Some also have different forms when used with plural nouns. In other words, the adjectives take the gender and number of their noun.

Useful modifiers (special adverbs) are meget (very), særlig (particularly), ikke særlig (not especially), for (too), nok (enough)

Here are a few example:

flot splendid, lavish, handsome (man), beautiful (women)
dejlig delightful
hyggelig comfortable, cosy
god good
dygtig good, capable, efficient
dårlig bad, ill
sød sweet (taste), sweet (person, thing), pretty, cute
sur sour (taste), sour (person), annoyed
bitter bitter

syg sick
bedre better
syglig sickly
sund healthy

lille (pl. små) small
stor large, big, great

lidt a little
meget much, a lot of

kold cold
kølig cool, chilly; cool, stylish
tag det køligt keep your cool!
lun warm, mild, comfortable
lunken lukewarm
warm hot

selvfølgelig natural, obvious, inevitable
overraskende surprising

let light, easy, slight
nem easy, handy. det er nemt gjort
svær difficult, heavy, severe. Dansk er svært, bogen er svær at læse
vanskelig difficult, inconvenient, complex

billig inexpensive, cheap
dyr dear

åben open
lukket closed, reserved, secretive

rolig quiet, tranquil, calm, still
lav low, shallow
høj high, tall, loud
lydt poorly sound-proofed, you can hear every sound in this place

egen own, private
fælles common, shared, joint

hurtig quick, fast, prompt
langsom slow

tidlig early
sildig late

sen late, belated, show, tardy
tom empty, blank
fuld full

kort short
lang long, high, tall

først first
anden second
sids't (sees'd) last
den sidste the last
næste next

nordlig northern
sydlig southern
vestlig western
østlig eastern

optaget busy, tied up, occupied
faglig professional, technical
normal normal
ydre outer, outside, exterior, external
tilfreds contented, satisfied
utilfreds discontented, dissatisfied

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