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Reykjavík

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English

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:is language|Template:lang:is]][[Category:Template:lang:is derivations]] Reykjavík (bay of smokes).

Alternative spellings

Proper noun

Singular
Reykjavík

Plural
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Reykjavík

  1. The capital of Iceland

Translations


Estonian

Etymology

From the [[w:Template:lang:is language|Template:lang:is]][[Category:et:Template:lang:is derivations]] Reykjavík (bay of smokes).

Proper noun

Reykjavík

  1. Reykjavik (capital of Iceland):

French

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:is language|Template:lang:is]][[Category:fr:Template:lang:is derivations]] Reykjavík (bay of smokes).

Proper noun

Reykjavík

  1. Reykjavik

Icelandic

Etymology

Literally “bay of smokes”, from Old Norse Reykjavík, from reykir, plural of reykr (smoke) (the plural form is widely used in Icelandic placenames) + vík (bay).

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [ˈreiːcaˌviːk]

Proper noun

Reykjavík f. [[Category:Template:lang:is proper nouns|Reykjavík]]

  1. Reykjavik

Old Norse

Etymology

From reykir, plural of reykr (smoke) + vík (bay).

Proper noun

Reykjavík f.

  1. Reykjavik (referring to the bay between Seltjarnarnes and the mouth of the Elliðaár and the farm nearby where Ingólfr Arnarson lived)

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