Languages Comparative Vocabulary: Parts of the Body

Learn parts of the body in German, Dutch, Swedish, and Danish


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English German Dutch Swedish Danish
ankle der Knöchel enkel fotled ankel
arm der Arm arm arm arm
artery die Schlagader slagader pulsåder  
back der Rücken rug rygg ryg
beard der Bart baard skägg (n) skæg (n)
belly der Bauch buik buk bug
bladder die Blase blaas blåsa blære
blood das Blut bloed (n) blod (n) blod (n)
body der Körper lichaam (n) kropp legeme (n)
bone der Knochen been (n) ben (n) knokkel
brain das Gehirn hersenen (pl.) hjärna hjerne
breast die Brust borst bröst  
breath der Atem adem ande aande
calf die Wade kuit vad læg
cheek die Wange wang kind kind
chest die Brust borst bröst (n) bryst (n)
chin das Kinn kin haka hage
cold die Erkältung verkoudheid förkylning forkølelse
cough der Husten hoest hosta hoste
disease die Krankheit ziekte sjukdom  
ear das Ohr oor (n) öra (n) øre (n)
elbow der Ellbogen elleboog armbåge albue
eye das Auge oog (n) öga (n) øje (n)
eyebrow die Augenbraue wenkbrauw ögonbryn (n) øjenbryn (n)
eyelid das Augenlid ooglid (n) ögonlock (n) øjenlaag (n)
face das Gesicht gezicht (n) ansikte (n) ansigt (n)
fever das Fieber koorts feber feber
finger der Finger vinger finger (n) finger
fist die Faust vuist knytnäve  
flesh das Fleisch vleesch (n) kött (n) kød (n)
foot der Fuss voet fot fod
forehead die Stirn voorhoofd (n) panna pande
gum das Zahnfleisch tandvleesch (n) tandkött (n) tandkød (n)
hair das Haar haar (n) hår (n) haar (n)
hand die Hand hand hand haand
head der Kopf hoofd (n) huvud (n) hoved (n)
headache die Kopfschmerzen hoofdpijn huvudvärk hovedpine
health das Gesundheit gezondheid hälsa  
heart das Herz hart (n) hjärta (n) hjerte (n)
heel die Ferse hiel häl hæl
hip die Hüfte heup höft hofte
intestine die Eingeweide ingewanden (pl.) inelvor (pl.) involde (pl.)
jaw der Kiefer kaak käft kæbe
kidney die Niere nier njure nyre
knee das Knie knie knä (n) knæ (n)
leg das Bein been (n) ben (n) ben (n)
lip die Lippe lip läpp læbe
liver die Leber lever lever lever
lung die Lunge long lunga lunge
moustache der Schnurrbart snor mustasch overskæg (n)
mouth der Mund mond mun mund
muscle der Muskel spier muskel muskel
nail der Nagel nagel nagel negl
neck der Hals hals / nek hals hals
nerve der Nerv zenuw nerv nerve
pain der Schmerz pijn smärta smerte
nose die Nase neus näsa næse
palm die Handfläche handpalm handflata  
pulse der Puls hartslag hjärtslag  
rib die Rippe rib revben (n) ribben (n)
shin das Schienbein scheen skenben  
shoulder die Schulter schouder skuldra skulder
skeleton das Skelett skelet skelett  
skin die Haut huid skinn (n) skind (n)
skull der Schädel schedel skalle  
sole die Fussohle voetzool fotsula fodsaal
spine das Rückgrat ruggegraat ryggrad rygrad
stomach der Magen maag mage mave
tear die Träne traan tår taare
temple der Tempel tempel tinning  
thigh der Schenkel dij lår (n) laar (n)
throat der Hals keel strupe strube
thumb der Daumen duim tumme tommelfinger
toe die Zehe teen taa
tongue die Zunge tong tunga tunge
tooth der Zahn tand tand tand
vein die Ader / die Vene ader åder  
wound die Wunde wond sår (n) saar (n)
waist die Taille middel (n) midja  
wrist das Handgelenk pols handled haandled (n)

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