Grammar

Verb Second – V2

Who's on first? Does this article finally answer the age-old question posed by Abbot and Costello back in 1938? No, obviously not, but it helps to learn about verb second word order!

Basic Word Order

Welcome to Icelandic 101, day 1 hour 0, square one, baby's first steps. Basic word order awaits!

Comparisons

Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? Learn about Icelandic comparisons!

Possession and Body Parts

Quick question: are you attached to your kidneys? Learn how to explain that to Icelandic organ harvesters!

Cases and Possession

Is this car-the his John's? Icelandic possession can sound like alphabet soup gone wrong, but you can master it!

Cases and Impersonal Verbs

Verbs that don't change, dative sickness, and the language police: Impersonal verbs are an interesting topic.

Cases and Motion

What do Elrond and The Lord of the Rings have to do with Icelandic? Virtually nothing, but they still make an appearance in this instalment of our series on cases.

Basic Word Order – V2

In Icelandic word order, everything revolves around this one principle: V2.

Cases and Prepositions

Cases are hard. We make them easier with this instalment in our series on Cases