besti vinur mannsins

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From besti, the weak nominative singular masculine form of bestur (best), the superlative of góður (good) + vinur (friend) + mannsins (of the man), the genitive singular with a definite article of maður (man). Literally meaning "the best friend of man" or "man's best friend".

Noun[edit]

besti vinur mannsins m (genitive singular besta vinar mannsins, nominative plural bestu vinir mannsins)

  1. a man's best friend, a sobriquet for a dog