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Icelandic

A language of Iceland

ISO 639-3isl

Population  230,000 in Iceland (1980 WA). Population total all countries: 238,050.
Region  Also in Canada, United States.
Alternate names   Íslenska
Dialects  No appreciable dialect differences (Nida 1972). Not inherently intelligible with Faroese [fao].
Classification  Indo-European, Germanic, North, West Scandinavian
Language use  National language.
Language development  Fully developed. Bible: 1584–1981.
Writing system  Latin script.
Comments  SVO.
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