eins og kunnugt er

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From eins og (like) + kunnugt, the neuter form of kunnugur (well-known) + er (is), the third person singular of vera (to be). Literally meaning "like is well-known".

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eins og kunnugt er

  1. (simile) as everybody knows, as is common knowledge
    • Icelandic Web of Science: Vísindavefurinn: Hvað er karrí? (“What is curry?”)
      Eins og kunnugt er einkennist indversk matargerðarlist af bragðmiklum mat sem velt hefur verið upp úr ríkulegri kryddblöndu.
      Indian cuisine is characterized as everybody knows by food with a strong taste, rolled in an ample mixture of spices.

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