How to form the plural in Icelandic

How to form the plural in Icelandic

You want to learn how to use the plural in Icelandic? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Icelandic lessons complete with useful examples. Apples, houses, books... we'll teach you everything you need to know about the plural in Icelandic.

Icelandic nouns - plural

The plural is used, in general, to talk about more than one object. Examples in English would be 'dogs', 'cats', 'houses' and 'children'. The plural in Icelandic is generally formed by means of a structural change to the noun.

Examples

hurðir
doors
strákar
boys
stelpur
girls
konur
women
hús
houses
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Icelandic as a language is of great interest to linguists. If you are planning on doing some travelling, learning Icelandic would be a great way to make the most of your trip.

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Step 5 : The plural in Icelandic

The plural is important in Icelandic when you need to talk about more than one thing. Using the nouns bók, stóll and hurð (book, chair, door) which you learned in Step 3, learn the plural of each of these words by heart. The plural forms are bækur, stólar and hurðir. Now learn how to use each of these Icelandic plural nouns with the definite article. The nouns together with the definite article are bækurnar, stólarnir and hurðirnar (the books, the chairs, the doors). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about the Icelandic plural including useful examples. After you've learned the plural of bók, stóll and hurð, you can move on to Step 6 (Icelandic demonstrative pronouns).

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