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Icelandic i/aɪsˈlændɪk/ (Icelandic: [íslenska] ( list...

wikipedia - 16 Jun 2018
Icelandic i/aɪsˈlændɪk/ (Icelandic: [íslenska] ( listen)) is a North Germanic language, the language of Iceland. It is an Indo-European language belonging to the North Germanic or Nordic branch of the Germanic languages. Historically, it was the westernmost of the Indo-European languages prior to the colonisation of the Americas. Icelandic, Faroese, Norn, and Western Norwegian formerly constituted West Nordic; Danish, Eastern Norwegian and Swedish constituted East Nordic. Modern Norwegian B
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Four Common Sayings for Icelandic Language Day

Guide to Iceland Now - 16 Nov 2018
Icelandic Language Day, or the Day of the Icelandic Tongue, is upon us. It is a day to reflect on the unique beauty of this ancient speech and ponder its future as ...
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Djammviskubit | Icelandic Language Lesson #02

Guide to Iceland Now - 07 Dec 2018
Pronunciation: Jam-whiss-ku-biid. Meaning: Partying-Bad-Conscience. There is a time in everyone's life when they've found themselves partying just a little too ...
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Ísbíltúr | Icelandic Language Lesson #01

Guide to Iceland Now - 23 Nov 2018
Pronunciation: Ees-Biel-Toor. Meaning: Ice cream Car Ride. One of the less obvious facts about this culture is that Icelanders are devoted to ice cream, ...
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Siri Threatens The Icelandic Language

Reykjavík Grapevine - 09 Jul 2018
As the Icelandic language faces tough competition from English influences, Icelandic authorities focus efforts on what needs to be done. reports that ...
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The strange reinvention of Icelandic

The Economist - 19 Dec 2017
IT IS hardly surprising that Icelanders have names for the many different fish that abound in their surrounding waters—the various types of cod, herring and so on ...
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Icelandic Language Fighting Extinction

Guide to Iceland Now - 03 Oct 2018
Spoken by fewer than 400,000 people worldwide, Icelandic, the official language of Iceland, is at risk of being overrun by English. Globalization has brought an ...
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Meet the longest word in Icelandic

Iceland Monitor - 15 Oct 2018
The longest word in Icelandic is Vaðlaheiðarvegavinnuverkfærageymsluskúrslyklakippuhringurinn. It's a composed word and means the key ring to the tool work ...
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Free Icelandic lessons online

Iceland Monitor - 22 May 2018
Icelandic Online is an Icelandic course which has proved extremely useful to students of Icelandic all around the world.
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English signs become the norm in Reykjavik

Iceland Monitor - 05 Jul 2018
Professor of Icelandic Eirikur Rognvaldsson says that English signs in the Reykjavik city centre are a part of a more extensive problem involving the Icelandic ...
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England To Blame For Icelandic Weather

Reykjavík Grapevine - 09 Jul 2018
The Icelandic weather continues to be bad as Iceland experiences its greyest and wettest summer since 1914. Icelandic meteorologist Trausti Jónsson blames ...
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This Week in Reykjavík | What to do!

Guide to Iceland Now - 19 Nov 2018
There's always something happening on the delightful and dynamic streets of Reykjavík, and this week is no exception. Here are a few things you can get up to ...
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A Century of Sovereignty: Looking Back

IcelandReview - 11 Dec 2018
December 1, 1918. Dagurinn. The day. So, read the headline in newspaper Morgunblaðið on December 1, 1918 – the day Iceland gained sovereignty. Despite ...
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Space habitats tested out in Iceland

Iceland Monitor - 17 Sep 2018
Many factors point to the most viable habitats for people on planets other than Earth being in underground caves. Company 4th Planet logistics have now been ...
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Reykjavík Pride Begins Today

IcelandReview - 07 Aug 2018
Pride Week celebrations were kicked off today at noon with the painting of a rainbow on Skólavörðustígur street in downtown Reykjavík. The first rollers were set ...
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US marines train in Iceland

Iceland Monitor - 18 Oct 2018
Armed marines from North Carolina are currently training in Keflavik in South Iceland. They are taking part in the Trident Juncture NATO practice.
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Reykjavik Pride in photos

Iceland Monitor - 11 Aug 2018
A great crowd of people have gathered in Reykjavik city centre to participate in the Reykjavik Pride parade and festivities.
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Experience the unique Icelandic horse

Iceland Monitor - 13 Oct 2018
Displaying incredible sturdiness, strength as well as beauty and temperament, these animals truly know how to survive in Iceland's most extreme conditions, ...
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5 tips for learning Icelandic

Iceland Monitor - 24 Mar 2016
Are you thinking about learning Icelandic – the mother tongue of some 300000 people on our island in the North Atlantic?
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Kælan Mikla in Hyde Park

Iceland Monitor - 06 Jul 2018
The Icelandic synth punk trio Kælan mikla will perform in Hyde Park, London, tomorrow, Saturday.
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Word Of The Issue: Utangátta

Reykjavík Grapevine - 03 Oct 2018
'Utangátta' has suddenly become a mystical word in Hollywood, thanks to Cary Fukunaga's hit Netflix series 'Maniac.' In episode nine, Jonah Hill's character, ...
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'Completely exhausted' waiting for solutions

Iceland Monitor - 23 Aug 2018
A lack of solutions in the Icelandic health care system for people with dementia is causing patients and their families unnecessary stress and limiting their quality ...

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