Danish Sounds

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Danish Sounds

 

the system of sounds between the Scandinavian Peninsula and Jutland, including the Lille Belt, Store Belt, Øresund, Kattegat, and Skagerrak. The narrowest distances across the sounds are (respectively) 0.5 km, 3.7 km, 10.5 km, 60 km, and 110 km. The Danish sounds are the basic sea routes between the ports of the Baltic Sea and other world ports.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Because of the discrepancy between the Danish writing system and Danish sounds, IPA transcriptions are helpful for both native and non-native speakers.
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