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Expressing the Five Senses In Icelandic Posted by on Feb 28, 2018

In Icelandic, the “five senses” are called “skilningarvitin fimm,” which is, lovely enough, “the understanding/perception senses”.   The five senses are unchanged in Icelandic (although one might argue that the natives have a flair for seeing those pesky elves we talked about). They are: SjĆ³nskyn – Sight Heyrnarskyn – Hearing, auditory Snertiskyn – Touch Efnaskyn…

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