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Icelandic: Grammar, Text and Glossary

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This classic book on the Icelandic language was written to aid the military, the businessman, the traveler, or any foreign resident in Iceland. Originally published in 1945, the grammar gives reliable information on pronunciation, inflexions, and syntax of the language. The texts are partly grammatical exercises for the beginner, partly colloquial dialogues, or description ...more
Paperback, 502 pages
Published December 31st 2000 by Johns Hopkins University Press (first published 1945)
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William Herschel
Jun 07, 2010 William Herschel rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Intermediate+ Icelandic
Shelves: own, iceland, nonfiction
I have been going through this book again and therefore feel obligated to type up something decent about it.

This book is very, very comprehensive. There are very few things I can not find an answer to in this book. The book goes into the utmost detail on everything there is to know about Icelandic and has therefore been very useful to me. I love looking through it and then walking away with knowledge of something I was previously confused with.

The book also features exercises, æfingar. Each less
David Rutland
out of date, but good reference grammar
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