Icelandic Vocabulary

If you're trying to learn Icelandic Vocabulary you will find some useful resources including a course about vocabulary and expressions... to help you with your Icelandic grammar. Try to concentrate on the lesson and notice the pattern that occurs each time the word changes its place. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Icelandic. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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Icelandic Vocabulary

Learning the Icelandic Vocabulary displayed below is vital to the language. Icelandic vocabulary is the set of words you should be familiar with. A vocabulary usually grows and evolves with age, and serves as a useful and fundamental tool for communication and acquiring knowledge. Here are some examples:

English VocabularyIcelandic Vocabulary
VocabularyOrðaforði
CountriesLönd
AustraliaÁstralía
CambodiaKambódía
CanadaKanada
ChinaKína
EgyptEgyptaland
EnglandEngland
FranceFrakkland
GermanyÞýskaland
GreeceGrikkland
IndiaIndland
IndonesiaIndónesía
ItalyÍtalía
JapanJapan
MexicoMexíkó
MoroccoMarokkó
PeruPerú
SpainSpánn
ThailandTaíland
USABandaríkin
LanguagesTungumál
Arabicarabíska
Chinesekínverska
Englishenska
Frenchfranska
Germanþýska
Greekgríska
Hebrewhebreska
Hindihindú
Italianítalska
Japanesejapanska
Koreankóreska
Latinlatína
Russianrússneska
Spanishspænska
Urduurdú
DaysDagar
Mondaymánudagur
Tuesdayþriðjudagur
Wednesdaymiðvikudagur
Thursdayfimmtudagur
Fridayföstudagur
Saturdaylaugardagur
Sundaysunnudagur
timetími
hourklukkustund
minutemínúta
secondsekúnda

List of Vocabulary in Icelandic

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

English VocabularyIcelandic Vocabulary
Vocabulary
colorslitir
blacksvartur
blueblár
brownbrúnn
graygrár
greengrænn
orangeappelsínugulur
purplefjólublátt
redrauður
whitehvítur
yellowgulur
sizesstærðir
bigstór
deepdjúpur
longlangur
narrowþröngur
shortStuttur
smalllítill
tallhár
thickþykkur
thinþunnur
widebreiður
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
foodmatur
almondsmöndlur
breadbrauð
breakfastmorgunmatur
buttersmjör
candynammi
cheeseostur
chickenkjúklingur
cuminbroddkúmen
desserteftirréttur
dinnerkvöldmatur
fishfiskur
fruitávöxtur
ice creamís
lamblambakjöt
lemonsítróna
lunchhádegismatur
mealmáltíð
meatkjöt
ovenofn
pepperpipar
plantsplanta
porksvínakjöt
saladSalat
saltsalt
sandwichsamloka
sausagepylsa
soupSúpa
sugarsykur
supperkvöldmatur
turkeykalkúnn
appleepli
bananabanani
orangesappelsínur
peachesferskja
peanutjarðhneta
pearsperur
pineappleananas
grapesvínber
strawberriesjarðarber
vegetablesgrænmeti
carrotgulrót
cornmaís
cucumberagúrka
garlichvítlaukur
lettucesalat
olivesólífur
onionslaukur
pepperspaprika
potatoeskartöflur
pumpkingrasker
beansbaunir
tomatoestómatar
alligatorkrókódíll
alligatorskrókódílar
bearbjörn
bearsbirnir
birdfugl
birdsfuglar
bullnaut
bullsnaut
catköttur
catskettir
cowkýr
cowskýr
deerhjörtur
many deermargir hirtir
doghundur
dogshundar
donkeyasni
donkeysasnar
eagleörn
eaglesernir
elephantfíll
elephantsfílar
giraffegíraffi
giraffesgíraffar
goatgeit
goatsgeitur
horsehestur
horseshestar
lionljón
lionsljón
monkeyapi
monkeysapar
mousemús
micemýs
rabbitkanína
rabbitskanínur
snakesnákur
snakessnákar
tigerTígrisdýr
tigerstígrisdýr
wolfúlfur
wolvesúlfar
objectsHlutir
bathroomBaðherbergi
bedrúm
bedroomsvefnherbergi
ceilingloft
chairstóll
clothesföt
coatfrakki
cupbolli
deskskrifborð
dresskjóll
floorgólf
forkgaffall
furniturehúsgögn
glassglas
hathattur
househús
inkblek
jacketjakki
kitchenEldhús
knifehnífur
lamplampi
letterbréf
mapkort
newspaperDagblað
notebookminnisbók
pantsbuxur
paperpappír
penpenni
pencilblýantur
pharmacyApótek
picturemynd
platediskur
refrigeratorísskápur
restaurantveitingahús
roofþak
roomHerbergi
ruggólfmotta
scissorsskæri
shampoosjampó
shirtskyrta
shoesskór
soapsápa
sockssokkar
spoonskeið
tableborð
toiletsalerni
toothbrushtannbursti
toothpastetannkrem
towelhandklæði
umbrellaregnhlíf
underwearnærföt
wallveggur
walletveski
windowgluggi
telephoneSími
thisþetta
thatþetta/það
theseþessi/þessir/þessar
thoseþessa
QuestionsSpurningar
how?hvernig?
what?hvað?
who?Hver?
why?hvers vegna?
where?hvar?
different objectsmismunandi hlutir
artlist
bankbanki
beachströnd
bookbók
by bicycleá hjóli
by busmeð rútu
by carmeð bíl
by trainmeð lest
cafekaffihús
countryland
deserteyðimörk
dictionaryorðabók
earthJörðin
flowersblóm
footballFótbolti
forestskógur
gameleikur
gardengarður
geographylandafræði
historySaga
househús
islandeyja
lakevatn
libraryBókasafn
mathstærðfræði
moontungl
mountainfjall
moviesbíó
musictónlist
oceanhaf
officeskrifstofa
on footgangandi
playerleikmaður
riverá
sciencevísindi
seasjór
skyhiminn
soccerknattspyrna
starsstjörnur
supermarketstórmarkaður
swimming poolsundlaug
theaterleikhús
treetré
weatherveður
bad weatherslæmt veður
cloudyskýjað
coldkuldi
coolsvalt
foggyþoka
hotheitt
nice weatherágætis veður
pouringhellirigning
rainregn
rainingrigning
snowsnjór
snowingsnjókoma
iceís
sunnysólríkt
windyvindasamt
springvor
summersumar
autumnhaust
winterVetur
peopleFólk
auntfrænka
babybarn
brotherbróðir
cousinfrændi
daughterdóttir
dentisttannlæknir
doctorlæknir
fatherFaðir
grandfatherafi
grandmotheramma
husbandeiginmaður
motherMóðir
nephewFrændi
niecefrænka
nursehjúkrunarfræðingur
policemanLögreglumaður
postmanbréfberi
professorprófessor
sonsonur
teacherkennari
uncleFrændi
wifeeiginkona

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