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Meira um sagnorðum - More about verbs

As you may have noticed, verbs in Icelandic don’t always conjugate in the same way. The most common verb endings are -a, -ar, -ar, -um, -ið 365 kata lagi


Að tala - to speak

Once you’ve introduced yourself, and used the Icelandic you already have, your new acquaintance may want to know if they can continue speaking to you in Icelandic – or switch to another language. 279 kata lagi


Grace and Favor or Like

The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.

-Walt Disney

favorite (noun): a person or thing that is liked more than others. 380 kata lagi

No-one should be going it alone

Faith requires that we do something. Faith is a verb. Even the common term “walking in faith” denotes some kind of action on our part. Faith is not a feeling. 344 kata lagi




  1. To pass off as genuine, valuable, or worthy.
  2. To impose something unwanted upon another by coercion or trickery.
  1. Those crooks tried to foist these pale imitation as the real paintings.
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Yes, ‘quoth’ is a verb, but it’s so much more fun to say than ‘quote’. Just think of it as an imperative, if you must. 75 kata lagi


Grammar Nazi Mondays 07-27-15 - Back to Basics

Grammar Nazi Mondays (because everyone hates all three and misery loves company). Today’s propaganda: The Basics.

We learned a lot of things in elementary school. 780 kata lagi