Icelandic Language Blog

Archive for August, 2012

Welcome home. Posted by on Aug 8, 2012

“Dömur mínar og herrar, velkomin heim.” The friendly voice of the announcement you hear soon as the plane lands on Iceland welcomes you first in Icelandic and then English, and listening to it carefully you may catch the small difference in the message. The English one welcomes you to Iceland, the Icelandic one – home…

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Parking like you just don’t care. Posted by on Aug 1, 2012

It’s again that time of the year when Iceland has relatively little snow. This ought to mean that certain things would not be very hard to accomplish, parking for example. However, there are always those to whom markings on the ground are but estimates that can either be ignored if necessary or used to one’s…

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