Reykjavík

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Icelandic Reykjavík (bay of smokes).

Alternative forms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Reykjavík

  1. The capital of Iceland

Translations[edit]


Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Icelandic Reykjavík (bay of smokes).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Reykjavík m

  1. Reykjavik (the capital of Iceland)

Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Icelandic Reykjavík (bay of smokes).

Proper noun[edit]

Reykjavík

  1. Reykjavik (capital of Iceland):

Finnish[edit]

Finnish Wikipedia has an article on:

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Proper noun[edit]

Reykjavík

  1. Alternative spelling of Reykjavik. (Capital of Iceland)

Declension[edit]


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Icelandic Reykjavík (bay of smokes).

Proper noun[edit]

Reykjavík

  1. Reykjavik

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈreiːcaˌviːk]

Proper noun[edit]

Reykjavík f

  1. Reykjavik

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Proper noun[edit]

Reykjavík f

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

Descendants[edit]