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Housing "Dictionary"

When you are searching for accommodation, you may have to look at ads written in Danish. Below you will find a translation into English of words commonly used in housing ads.

Danish English
Værelse Room
Lejlighed Apartment
Bofællesskab Shared flat
Klubværelse Room which is not part
of someone's private residence
Kollegium Hall of residence
Køkken Kitchen
Badeværelse Bathroom
Bad Bath/shower
Toilet Toilet
Stue Living room
Loft(rum) Attic
Kælder(rum) Basement
Sal/etage Floor
Stuen Ground floor
Gård Yard
Vaskemaskine Washing machine
Opvaskemaskine Dish washer
Varme Heating
El Electricity
Vand Water
Husleje/leje Rent
Månedlig/mdr. Monthly/per month
Depositum Deposit
Abonnement Subscription
Adgang til Access to
Dele/fælles Share(d)
Tilladt Permitted
Ikke tilladt Not permitted
Ledig(t) Available
Ikke-ryger Non-smoker
Ryger Smoker
Husdyr Pets