Body Parts in Icelandic

We often don't realize it but being able to talk about and name parts of your body in a language like Icelandic is surprisingly important in everyday life. To help you with that, below we have put together a list of important body parts in Icelandic. For more vocabularies like that, take a look at our learning resources for Icelandic at the end of the page.
Important Body Parts in Icelandic
Parts of the Head in Icelandic
Organs in Icelandic

Important Body Parts in Icelandic

head in Icelandic(N) höfuð (höfuð - höfuðs - höfuð)
arm in Icelandic(M) handleggur (handleggur - handleggs - handleggir)
hand in Icelandic(F) hönd (hönd - handar - hendur)
leg in Icelandic(M) fótleggur (fótleggur - fótleggs - fótleggir)
knee in Icelandic(N) hné (hné - hnés - hné)
foot in Icelandic(M) fótur (fótur - fótar - fætur)
belly in Icelandic(M) kviður (kviður - kviðar - kviðir)
shoulder in Icelandic(F) öxl (öxl - axlar - axlir)
neck in Icelandic(M) háls (háls - háls - hálsar)
bottom in Icelandic(M) rass (rass - rass - rassar)
back in Icelandic(N) bak (bak - baks - bök)
finger in Icelandic(M) fingur (fingur - fingurs - fingur)
toe in Icelandic(F) tá (tá - táar - tær)

Parts of the Head in Icelandic

nose in Icelandic(N) nef (nef - nefs - nef)
eye in Icelandic(N) auga (auga - auga - augu)
ear in Icelandic(N) eyra (eyra - eyra - eyru)
mouth in Icelandic(M) munnur (munnur - munns - munnar)
lip in Icelandic(F) vör (vör - varar - varir)
hair in Icelandic(N) hár (hár - hárs - hár)
beard in Icelandic(N) skegg (skegg - skeggs - skegg)
cheek in Icelandic(F) kinn (kinn - kinnar - kinnar)
chin in Icelandic(F) haka (haka - höku - hökur)
tongue in Icelandic(F) tunga (tunga - tungu - tungur)

Organs in Icelandic

heart in Icelandic(N) hjarta (hjarta - hjarta - hjörtu)
lung in Icelandic(N) lunga (lunga - lunga - lungu)
liver in Icelandic(F) lifur (lifur - lifrar - lifrar)
kidney in Icelandic(N) nýra (nýra - nýra - nýru)
vein in Icelandic(F) æð (æð - æðar - æðar)
artery in Icelandic(F) slagæð (slagæð - slagæðar - slagæðar)
stomach in Icelandic(M) magi (magi - maga - magar)
intestine in Icelandic(M) þarmur (þarmur - þarms - þarmar)
bladder in Icelandic(F) þvagblaðra (þvagblaðra - þvagblöðru - þvagblöðrur)
brain in Icelandic(M) heili (heili - heila - heilar)
nerve in Icelandic(F) taug (taug - taugar - taugar)
pancreas in Icelandic(N) bris (bris - briss - bris)
gall bladder in Icelandic(F) gallblaðra (gallblaðra - gallblöðru - gallblöðrur)

Body Parts in Icelandic

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