Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions 


Icelandic words explained 

Selected Icelandic words explained in various languages. 


Languages:   English  Polish  Spanish  Thai  Russian  Croatian

The dictionaries define and explainin the meaning of Icelandic words in six different languaes.


The dictionaries contain explanations of 1,071 words. All words and explanations have been translated into six languages. In the foreign languages, an Icelandic and English explanation appears alongside a definition of each of the other languages.


The word definitions were prepared in collaboration of Fjölmenningarsetur (MCC), Fjölmenning ehf. and the University Dictionary.


The University’s Dictionary prepared the explanations, thus ensuring that the explanations meet the strictest requirements regarding quality and presentation.

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