Icelandic Adjectives

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Icelandic Adjectives

Learning the Icelandic Adjectives displayed below is vital to the language. Icelandic Adjectives are words that describe or modify another person or thing in the sentence.

Grammar Tips:

Adjectives are declined in agreement with nouns and follow similar patterns. Adjectives can be either definite or indefinite.

Góður nemandi (a good student)       vs. góði nemandinn (the good student)

Góð saga (a good story)                   vs. góða sagan (the good story)

Gott veður (good weather)                vs. góða veðrið (the good weather).

 

Adjectives compare: góður - betri - bestur (good - better - best).


Here are some examples:

English AdjectivesIcelandic Adjectives
adjectiveslýsingarorð
a green treegrænt tré
a tall buildinghá bygging
a very old manmjög gamall maður
the old red housegamla rauða húsið
a very nice friendmjög góður vinur

Notice the structure of the Adjectives in Icelandic.

List of Adjectives in Icelandic

Below is a list of the Adjectives, Colors, Shapes, Sizes in Icelandic placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Icelandic vocabulary.

English AdjectivesIcelandic Adjectives
colorslitir
blacksvartur
blueblár
brownbrúnn
graygrár
greengrænn
orangeappelsínugulur
purplefjólublátt
redrauður
whitehvítur
yellowgulur
sizesstærðir
bigstór
deepdjúpur
longlangur
narrowþröngur
shortStuttur
smalllítill
tallhár
thickþykkur
thinþunnur
widebreiður
shapesform
circularhringlaga
straightbeinn
squareferningur
triangularþríhyrningslaga
tastessmekkur
bitterbeiskur
freshferskur
saltysaltur
soursúr
spicysterkur
sweetsætur
qualitieseiginleikar
badslæmur
cleanhreinn
darkdökkur
difficulterfiður
dirtyóhreinn
dryþurr
easyauðvelt
emptytómur
expensivedýr
fastfljótur
foreignerlendur
fullfullur
goodgóður
hardharður
heavyþungur
inexpensiveódýrt
lightljós
localstaðbundinn
newnýtt
noisyhávær
oldgamall
powerfulöflugur
quietrólegur
correctRétt
slowhægur
softmjúkur
verymjög
weakveikburða
wetblautur
wrongrangt
youngung
quantitiesmagn
fewfáir
littlelítið
manymargir
muchmikið
parthluti
somesumir
a fewfáeinir
wholeheild

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