Welcome to the third Icelandic lesson about nouns. This time we will first learn about fruits and vegetables, followed by grammar rules, then food items, finally a conversation in Icelandic to help you practice your daily phrases.
In general nouns refer to a person, an object, or abstract ideas. For example: a fast runner the noun is [runner] because it refers to a person. The examples below use nouns in different ways and places to demonstrate how they behave in a sentence.
|Grammar + Rules - Icelandic|
|do you have milk?|
[verb + noun] ert þú með mjólk?
|I have milk and coffee|
[preposition + noun] ég hef mjólk og kaffi
|he has three apples|
[number + plural noun] hann hefur þrjú epli
|she only has one apple|
[number + singular noun] hún hefur aðeins eitt epli
|we live in a small house|
[adjective + noun] við búum í litlu húsi
|I like our breakfast|
[pronoun + noun] mér finnst morgunmaturinn okkar góður
The following are nouns of food items that you might be interested in learning and memorizing.
Now we finally reach the fun part, the practice of the daily conversations. These phrases are used to get to know new people, and break the ice.
|English - Icelandic|
|Do you speak (English/ Icelandic)? talarðu ensku/íslensku|
|Just a little bara lítið|
|I like Icelandic ég kann vel við íslensku|
|Can I practice with you? get ég æft mig með þér?|
|How old are you? hvað ertu gamall/gömul|
|I'm thirty three years old ég er 33 ára gamall|
|It was nice talking to you það var gaman að tala við þig!|
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