Icelandic place names and pronounciation

What’s in a Name? A lot of Icelandic names seem almost impossible for many foreigners to pronounce. But most place names are actually descriptive, i.e. they are often derived from multiple words that mean something.  So for instance, Reykjavik is a combination of reykja meaning smokey and vik meaning bay, so Reykjavik = Smokey Bay, […]

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