How to conjugate a verb in Icelandic

How to conjugate a verb in Icelandic

You want to learn how to conjugate Icelandic verbs? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Icelandic lessons complete with useful examples. I speak, you speak, we all speak... we make learning Icelandic verbs fun.

Icelandic verb conjugation: I

Verbs are used to describe actions. Icelandic verbs are conjugated for each person. The conjugation typically consists of an ending placed on the verb stem. For the first person singular however, Icelandic verbs typically have no ending.


Ég vil bókina
I want the book
ég hleyp
I run
ég gleymi
I forget
ég drekk
I drink
ég fer út
I go out
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Basic words and phrases in Icelandic

Learn to get by in Icelandic with these useful words and phrases. We'll begin by learning some basic Icelandic phrases which you can use for everyday communication.

Velkomin !
Welcome !
Hvernig gengur ?
How are you doing ?
Er í lagi með þig ?
Are you okay ?
Allt er í lagi ?
Everything okay ?
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Step 8 : Icelandic verbs

Verbs are used to describe actions. There are 1000's of verbs that you can learn in Icelandic. A good approach would be to start out by learning just three Icelandic verbs by heart. We suggest you learn the Icelandic verbs að sjá, að langa í and að líka (see, want, like). Using the nouns bók, stóll and hurð (book, chair, door) which you learned in Step 3, learn to use each verb with each noun (I want the book, you see the chair, they like the door etc.). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about Icelandic verbs including useful examples. After you've learned using the three verbs að sjá, að langa í and að líka by heart you can move on to Step 9 (Icelandic possessive pronouns).

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