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I was reading a book about danish grammar and I started now studying verbs.
I saw that these two verbs mean play. What's the difference?
Lege is more for when kids play.
Gider du lege? (Do you want to play?)
Gå ud og leg! (go out and play!)
Spille is more for playing games.
Gider du at spille et videospil? (do you want to play a video game?)
Skal vi spille monopoly? (do you want to play monopoly)
This is what i think is the difference ;)
I am from the Faroe Islands, but i speak Danish fluently :)
"lege" means to play, play together as kids do, and play with something that is related to kids, such as dolls. If you use "lege" then it think of it as "play with"
"spille" is used for games and activities (lad os spille fodbold = let's play football)
So "lege" is mostly used by kids or when you play with an object, while "spille" is the more commonly used expression as it refers to an activity, or games.