Icelandic

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A language of Iceland

Alternate Names
Íslenska
Population

230,000 in Iceland (1980). Population total all countries: 243,840.

Location

Also in Canada, Denmark, United States.

Language Status

1 (National). De facto national language.

Dialects

No appreciable dialect differences (Nida 1972). Not inherently intelligible with Faroese [fao].

Typology

SVO

Language Development
Fully developed. Bible: 1584–1981.
Writing
Latin script.