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Icelandic leid

North Germanic leid

Icelandic (íslenska) is a Germanic leid that's spak in the island kintra o Iceland. It's the offeecial leid o Iceland an is sib tae the Faroese leid. Icelandic haes juist 32 letters o the Laitin alphabet.

Pronunciation ['i:s(t)lɛnska]
Native tae Iceland
Native speakers
330,000 (2013)[1]
Early forms
Latin (Icelandic alphabet)
Icelandic Braille
Offeecial status
Offeecial leid in
Regulatit bi Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies
Leid codes
ISO 639-1 is
ISO 639-2 ice (B)
isl (T)
ISO 639-3 isl
Glottolog icel1247[2]
Linguasphere 52-AAA-aa
Idioma islandés.PNG
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Thae letters o the Icelandic alphabet is

a á b d ð e é f g h i í j k l m n o ó p r s t u ú v x y ý þ æ ö

  1. 97% of a population of 325,000 + 15,000 native Icelandic speakers outside Iceland
  2. Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Icelandic". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.