akkur

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Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

akkur m (genitive singular akkurs or akks, no plural)

  1. benefit, advantage
    Henni er enginn akkur í þessu.
    This is of no advantage to her.
    Það er lítill akkur í því að kaupa skjá þegar þú átt ekki einu sinni tölvu.
    There is little benefit in buying a monitor when you don't even own a computer.

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Usage notes[edit]

  • The term is either used with an r belonging to the stem (stofnlægur) or not.
  • May be used with enginn (no), lítill (little) and nokkur (some):
    Það er lítill akkur í þessu.
    There is little to be had from this.