Before we take a deep dive into Icelandic conversations, let’s get some basics down. This lesson will teach you how to say hello, goodbye, see you tomorrow and other useful phrases in Icelandic.

This lesson is part of the chapter “Learning Icelandic“.

Basic Words & Phrases: Saying Hello and Goodbye


Good morning! / Good Day!
Góðan daginn!
Good evening!
Gott kvöld!
Good night!
Góða nótt!
Welcome! (informal)
Velkominn! (m), Velkomin! (f), Velkomið! (n)
Welcome! (formal)
Velkomin! [3]
Welcome back!
Velkomin aftur!


Vertu sæll! (m), Vertu sæl! (f)
Sleep well!
Sofðu vel!
So long!
See you tomorrow!
Sjáumst á morgun!
Get out of here!


1 For a crowd of people

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