Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to Iceland or its people, language, or culture.
  • n. The North Germanic language of Iceland.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A North Germanic language, the national tongue of Iceland.
  • adj. Of or relating to the North Germanic language spoken in Iceland.
  • adj. Of or relating to the natives or inhabitants of Iceland.
  • adj. Of, relating to, or originating from Iceland.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to Iceland; relating to, or resembling, the Icelanders.
  • n. The language of the Icelanders. It is one of the Scandinavian group, and is more nearly allied to the Old Norse than any other language now spoken.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to Iceland, a large island belonging to Denmark, in the northernmost part of the Atlantic ocean, east of Greenland.
  • n. The language of the Icelanders or of their literature.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a Scandinavian language that is the official language of Iceland
  • adj. of or relating to Iceland or its people or culture and language

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Examples

  • It was defined as killing which was orchestrated according to the requirements in Icelandic law for carrying on a feud.

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  • Thanks to a certain Icelandic eruption, volcanoes got a bad rap earlier this year.

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  • Plaid Cymru economics adviser Eurfyl ap Gwilym has taken issue with Welsh Secretary Paul Murphy, who had suggested the Assembly Government might be responsible for compensating councils if they lost money invested in Icelandic banks.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • I brought copies of a bunch of my Spanish-language children's books with me, should those be of interest to anyone, especially LA AVENTURA DE CECILIA Y EL DRAGÓN (the one that just was published in Icelandic!), MANUAL PRÁCTICO PARA VIAJAR EN OVNI, and MI GATA EUREKA.

    Breakfast in Bed

  • The skyr was then strained through fabric to remove the whey, called "mysa" in Icelandic, a by-product that Icelanders used as a thirst-quenching drink.

    In: Icelandic Yogurt

  • "I think this is the biggest moment in Icelandic sport history," Grimsson said.

    Iceland eyes gold medal in handball

  • I got lost with Eyja but after looking it up, it seems to be “island” Not Island, as in “Iceland” in Icelandic, but the English word.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Eyjafjallajoekull

  • The argument that local authorities could not possibly have known that keeping their reserves in Icelandic banks was risky is becoming harder and harder to defend.

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  • The Audit Commission had money invested in Icelandic banks

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • So the financial geniuses at the Guardian were advising people to put their money in Icelandic banks almost to the end ...

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