100 Basic Icelandic Vocabularies

We believe in learning the most important vocabularies first to start off your learning journey on the right foot. The list below contains 100 of the most frequently used Icelandic vocabularies. For more vocabularies like that, check out our yellow vocabulary book towards the end of this page.

EnglishIcelandic
Iég
youþú
hehann
shehún
itþað
wevið
youþið
theyþeir
whathvað
whohver
wherehvar
whyafhverju
howhvernig
whichhvor
whenhvenær
thenþá
ifef
reallyí alvöru
buten
becauseaf því að
notekki
thisþetta
thatþað
allallt
oreða
andog
to knowað vita (veit - vissi - vissu - vitað)
to thinkað hugsa (hugsaði)
to comeað koma (kemur - kom - komu - komið)
to putað setja (setti - sett)
to takeað taka (tekur - tók - tóku - tekið)
to findað finna (fann - fundu - fundið)
to listenað hlusta (hlustaði)
to workað vinna (vann - unnu - unnið)
to talkað tala (talaði)
to giveað gefa (gaf - gáfu - gefið)
to likeað líka (líkaði)
to helpað hjálpa (hjálpaði)
to loveað elska (elskaði)
to callað hringja (hringdi - hringt)
to waitað bíða (beið - biðu - beðið)
0núll
1einn
2tveir
3þrír
4fjórir
5fimm
6sex
7sjö
8átta
9níu
10tíu
11ellefu
12tólf
13þrettán
14fjórtán
15fimmtán
16sextán
17sautján
18átján
19nítján
20tuttugu
newnýtt (nýr - ný - nýtt)
oldgamalt (gamall - gömul - gamalt)
fewfáir (fáir - fáar - fá)
manymargir (margir - margar - mörg)
wrongrangt (rangur - röng - rangt)
correctrétt (réttur - rétt - rétt)
badvondur (vondur - vond - vont)
goodgóður (góður - góð - gott)
happyhamingjusamur (hamingjusamur - hamingjusöm - hamingjusamt)
shortstuttur (stuttur - stutt - stutt)
longlangur (langur - löng - langt)
smalllítill (lítill - lítil - lítið)
bigstór (stór - stór - stórt)
thereþar
herehér
righthægri
leftvinstri
beautifulfallegur (fallegur - falleg - fallegt)
youngungur (ungur - ung - ungt)
oldgamall (gamall - gömul - gamalt)
hellohalló
okallt í lagi
of courseauðvitað
bye byebæ bæ
good byebless
excuse meafsakið
sorryfyrirgefðu
thank youþakka þér
pleasevinsamlegast
nownúna
hour(F) klukkustund (klukkustund - klukkustundar - klukkustundir)
minute(F) mínúta (mínúta - mínútu - mínútur)
second(F) sekúnda (sekúnda - sekúndu - sekúndur)
day(M) dagur (dagur - dags - dagar)
week(F) vika (vika - viku - vikur)
month(M) mánuður (mánuður - mánaðar - mánuðir)
year(N) ár (ár - árs - ár)
evening(N) kvöld (kvöld - kvölds - kvöld)
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Learn Icelandic - Quick / Easy / Efficient

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Icelandic Vocabulary Book

Icelandic Vocabulary Book

This Icelandic vocabulary book contains more than 3000 words and phrases and is organized by topic to make it easier for you to pick what to learn first. It is well suited for learners of all levels who are looking for an extensive resource to improve their vocabulary or are interested in learning vocabularies in one particular area of interest.

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