höfuðborg

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From höfuð (main, chief) + borg (a city).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhœːvʏðˌpɔrk/

Noun[edit]

höfuðborg f (genitive singular höfuðborgar, nominative plural höfuðborgir)

  1. capital, main city
    Reykjavík er höfuðborg Íslands.
    Reykjavík is the capital of Iceland.

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