of or relating to Iceland, its inhabitants, or their language.
the language of Iceland, a North Germanic language. Abbreviation: Icel.
- an·ti-Ice·lan·dic, adjective
- pro-Ice·lan·dic, adjective
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How to use Icelandic in a sentence
Encouraged by the results of the trial, many Icelandic workplaces have embraced shorter hours, with 86 percent of the working population either working shorter hours already or on contracts that will phase in the reduction in the coming years.
He said he hasn’t seen the movie yet, but loves the song, which includes a few lyrics in Icelandic.
Although skyr is sold as Icelandic yogurt alongside the global representation of yogurt varieties in the dairy case, Icelanders consider it a cheese.This one-bowl cheesecake is light as a cloud, but still rich and creamy | Ellie Krieger | March 25, 2021 | Washington Post
Now for a sweater to be called an “Icelandic lopapeysa” it must be hand-knit in Iceland with wool from Icelandic sheep.Sweater weather transports this writer to places like Scotland, Ireland and Norway | Karen Gardiner | December 17, 2020 | Washington Post
During this climate anomaly, the Icelandic low-pressure system really became prominent and stayed over Europe for longer.A climate anomaly may have worsened the 1918 pandemic and WWI | Kate Baggaley | September 25, 2020 | Popular-Science
Buy a pair of these and traipse around a big city center or off road through the Icelandic countryside.The Daily Beast’s 2014 Holiday Gift Guide: For the Anthony Bourdain in Your Life | Allison McNearney | November 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The government-supported Icelandic Literary Fund supports publishers, translators, and writers.
Arnaldur Indridason, an Icelandic crime writer, has been translated into twenty languages.
She worked with Eliza Reid, a Canadian based in the Icelandic capital, to set up the gathering.
It was Independent People, by Nobel laureate Haldor Laxness, that put modern Icelandic literature on the global map.
All that is known of the early voyages of the Northmen, is contained in the old Icelandic Sagas.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 5 | Hubert Howe Bancroft
Angerboda, the Icelandic hag, is also a storm demon, but represents the east wind.Myths of Babylonia and Assyria | Donald A. Mackenzie
The Icelandic saga-men never weary, though modern readers do, of legal details.
But, in any case, one Icelandic house of the tenth or eleventh century might differ from another in certain details.
As examples we turn to the parallel afforded by the Icelandic sagas and their pictures of houses of the eleventh century B.C.
British Dictionary definitions for Icelandic
of, relating to, or characteristic of Iceland, its people, or their language
the official language of Iceland, belonging to the North Germanic branch of the Indo-European family: See also Old Icelandic
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