Since I know that non-Danish often have issues when they try to figure out how some of the Danish royal names are pronounced – I pestered a Danish friend of mine, Stine, into helping me make an audio-file so you all could enjoy it.
Well, only that it’s not one audio file. We ended up making two. One for just the brief names, they are known as in every day conversations. And one for their full names.
With many thanks to Stine.
The short version – Danish Royal Names I: The Royal Twist.
Margrethe, Henrik, Frederik, Mary, Christian, Isabella, Joachim, Marie, Benedikte, Ingrid, Anne-Marie, Knud, Felix, Nikolai, Alexandra, Martin (Strictly not a royal, but we included so anyone curious could hear it.)
The long version – Danish Royal Names II: The Royal Twist.
Margrethe Alexandrine Þorhildur Ingrid, Benedikte Astrid Ingeborg Ingrid, Anne-Marie Dagmar Ingrid, Elisabeth Caroline-Mathilde Alexandrine Helena Olga Thyra Feodora Estrid Margarethe Désirée, Henrik, Frederik André Henrik Christian, Mary Elizabeth, Joachim Holger Valdemar Christian, Alexandra Christina, Marie Agathe Odile, Nikolai William Alexander Frederik, Felix Henrik Valdemar Christian, Christian Valdemar Henri John, Isabella Henrietta Ingrid Margrethe.