Holidays & Good wishes in Icelandic

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Now you know how to talk about date and time in Icelandic, let’s continue with some more special occasions, holidays and how to wish people well in Icelandic.

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

Holidays & Good wishes in Icelandic

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Good wishes

EnglishIcelandicPronunciation
(Audio)
All the best!
Bestu kveðjur!
Congratulations!
Til hamingju!
Good luck!
Gangi þér vel!
Happy birthday!
Til hamingju með afmælið!
Merry Christmas!
Gleðileg jól!
Happy Easter!
Gleðilega páska!
Happy New Year!
Gleðilegt nýtt ár!
with all my heart / wholehearted
innilega

Holidays & festive occasions

EnglishIcelandicPronunciation
(Audio)
birthday
afmæli
Christmas
jól
Yule
jól
Christmas Eve
aðfangadagur
Easter
páskar
Easter holidays
páskafrí
Pentecost / Whitsun
Hvítasunna
New Year’s Eve
gamlárskvöld
New Year
nýár
wedding
brúðkaup
gifting

name day
nafnadagur
Valentine’s Day
Valentínusardagur
anniversary
afmæli

Verbs

EnglishIcelandicPronunciation
(Audio)
(to) invite
(að) bjóða
(to) wish
(að) óska
(to) make a gift
(að) búa til gjöf
(to) get
(að) fá

Vocabulary & Phrases

EnglishIcelandicPronunciation
(Audio)
party [Sg]
partí
veisla

parties [Pl]
partí
veislur

birthday party
afmælisveisla
invitation [Sg]
boð
invitations [Pl]
boð
I invite you to the party!
Ég býð þér í veisluna!
wish [Sg]
ósk
wishes [Pl]
óskir
What would you like? / What do you want?
Hvað langar þig í?
surprise [Sg]
óvæntur glaðningur
surprises [Pl]
óvæntir glaðningar
present / gift [Sg]
gjöf
presents / gifts [Pl]
gjafir

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