spjaldanna á milli

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Icelandic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From spjaldanna (of the book covers), the plural genitive with an definite article of the word spjald (a cover of a book) and á milli (between), meaning to "between the covers".

Verb[edit]

spjaldanna á milli

  1. (idiomatic) to from cover to cover
    Lesa bók spjaldanna á milli.
    To read a book from cover to cover.
    Ég er ekki kristinn en ég las alla Biblíuna spjaldanna á milli.
    I'm not a Christian but I read the entire Bible from cover to cover.