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dab {n} (fingerprint) SEE: fingerprint  ::
dacryocystitis {n} (infection)  :: tárapokabólga {f}
daddy {n} (father)  :: pabbi
daddy longlegs {n} (cranefly) SEE: cranefly  ::
daffodil {n} (flower)  :: páskalilja {f}
dagger {n} (a stabbing weapon)  :: rýtingur {m}
daily {adj} (that occurs every day)  :: daglegur {m}
daily bread {n} (things needed to sustain physical life)  :: daglegt brauð {n}
daily bread {n} (things needed to sustain spiritual life)  :: daglegt brauð {n}
dairy {n} (place, where milk is processed)  :: mjólkurbú {n}
dairy {n} (shop selling dairy products)  :: mjólkurbúð {f}
dairy {n} (products produced from milk)  :: mjólkurafurðir {f}
dairy product {n} (foodstuff made from milk)  :: mjólkurvara {f}
daisy {n} (Bellis perennis)  :: fagurfífill {m}
dale {n} (valley)  :: dalur {m}
Dalmatia {prop} (region in Croatia)  :: Dalmatía {f}
Dalmatian {adj} (relating to Dalmatia or its people)  :: dalmatískur
Dalmatian {n} (person from Dalmatia)  :: Dalmatíumaður {m}
Dalmatian {n} (breed of dog)  :: dalmatíuhundur {m}
Dalmatian {prop} (Extinct Romance language of Croatia.)  :: dalmatíska {f}
dam {n} (structure placed across a flowing body of water)  :: stífla {f}
Damian {prop} (male given name)  :: Damjan
damp {n} (Moisture)  :: raki {m}
dance {n} (movements to music)  :: dans {m}
dance {v} (move rhythmically to music)  :: dansa
dancer {n} (person who dances)  :: dansari {m}
dandelion {n} (plant, wild flower of the genus Taraxacum)  :: fífill {m}
dandruff {n} (skin flakes)  :: flasa {f}
Dane {n} (person from Denmark or of Danish descent)  :: Dani {m}
Danelaw {prop} (part of Great Britain)  :: Danalög {n-p}
danger {n} (exposure to liable harm)  :: hætta {f}, háski {m}, voði {m}
danger {n}  :: hætta
dangerous {adj} (full of danger)  :: hættulegur
Danish {prop} (language)  :: danska {f}
Danish {adj} (of Denmark)  :: danskur
Danish {n} (native of Denmark) SEE: Dane  ::
Danish crow {n} (hooded crow) SEE: hooded crow  ::
danse macabre {n} (a conventional subject of artistic painting or drawing)  :: dauðadans
Danube {prop} (river of Europe that flows to the Black Sea)  :: Dóná {f}
dark {adj} (having an absolute or relative lack of light)  :: dökkur, dimmur
darken {v} (to make dark(er) in colour)  :: dekkja
darken {v} (to become dark(er) in colour)  :: dökkna
dark horse {n} (possessor of unexpected talents or favorable characteristics)  :: [to be a dark horse] leyna á sér
dark matter {n} (particles of matter that cannot be detected by their radiation)  :: hulduefni
darkness {n} (state of being dark)  :: myrkur {n}, dimma {f}, nifl {n}, ljósleysa {f}
darknet {n} (the network)  :: huldunet {n}
dark-skinned {adj} (having dark skin)  :: hörundsdökkur
darling {n} (person who is dear to one)  :: elskan
darling {adj} (dear, cherished)  :: kær {m}, ástkær {m}
Darth Vader {prop} (Malevolent individual)  :: Svarthöfði {m}
data {n} (information)  :: gögn {n-p}
databank {n} (database) SEE: database  ::
database {n} (collection of information)  :: gagnagrunnur {m}
database {n}  :: gagnagrunnur
data type {n} (classification or category of data)  :: gagnatag {n}, gagnagerð {f}
date {n} (fruit of the date palm)  :: daðla {f}
date {n} (that which specifies the time of writing, inscription etc.)  :: dagsetning {f}
date {n} (point of time at which a transaction or event takes place)  :: dagsetning {f}
date {n} (pre-arranged social meeting)  :: stefnumót {n}
date {n} (meeting with a lover or potential lover; a person so met)  :: stefnumót {n}
date {n} (date palm) SEE: date palm  ::
date of birth {n} (birthday) SEE: birthday  ::
date palm {n} (Phoenix dactylifera)  :: döðlupálmi
date tree {n} (date palm) SEE: date palm  ::
dative {adj} (grammar: noting the case of noun which expresses indirect object)  :: þágufalls-
dative {n} (dative case) SEE: dative case  ::
dative case {n} (case used to express direction towards an indirect object)  :: þágufall {n}
daughter {n} (female offspring)  :: dóttir
daughter-in-law {n} (wife of one's child)  :: tengdadóttir {f}
David {prop} (male given name)  :: Davíð
daw {n} (Coloeus monedula) SEE: jackdaw  ::
daw {v} (dawn) SEE: dawn  ::
dawn {v} (to begin to brighten with daylight)  :: daga, birta af degi
dawn {n} (morning twilight period)  :: dögun {f}, dagrenning {f}, morgunsár {n}, afturelding {f}
dawn {n} (rising of the sun)  :: sólarupprás {f}, sólris {n}, sólaruppkoma {n}
dawn {n} (time)  :: dögun {f}
dawn {n} (beginning)  :: dögun {f}
day {n} (period of 24 hours)  :: dagur {m}
day before yesterday {n} (day before yesterday - translation entry)  :: fyrradagur, fyrridagur
day before yesterday {adv} (on the day before yesterday - translation entry)  :: í fyrradag
daybook {n} (A daily chronicle; a diary) SEE: diary  ::
daydream {n} (a spontaneous and fanciful series of thoughts)  :: dagdraumur {m}, dagdreymi {n}
deacon {n} (lay leader of a Protestant congregation)  :: djákni
dead {adj} (no longer alive)  :: dauður, dáinn, látinn
dead {n} (those who have died)  :: dánu {n}
dead as a dodo {adj} (unquestionably dead)  :: steindauður {m}
dead as a doornail {adj} (unquestionably dead)  :: steindauður
dead calm {n} (condition of a flat sea without waves)  :: dauðalogn {m}
dead end {n} (street or path that goes nowhere)  :: botnlangi {m}, blindgata {f}, botngata {f}
dead-end {n} (road with no exit) SEE: dead end  ::
dead ice {n} (former glacier ice that is no longer connected to the active glacier)  :: dauðís
dead meat {n}  :: dauðans matur
dead or alive {adj} (wanted poster term)  :: dauður eða lifandi; lífs eða liðinn {m}
Dead Sea {prop} (lake in the Middle East)  :: Dauðahaf
deaf {adj} (unable to hear)  :: daufur
dealer {n} (one who peddles illicit drugs, especially to teenagers)  :: díler {m}, eiturlyfjasali {m}
dear {adj} (loved; lovable)  :: kær
dear {adj} (high in price; expensive)  :: dýr {m} {f}, dýrt {n}
death {n} (cessation of life)  :: dauði {m}, andlát {n}, fráfall {n}
Death {prop} (the personification of death)  :: Dauðinn
death erection {n} (post-mortem priapism)  :: dauðaholdris
deathlore {n} (study of human aspects of death)  :: dauðafræði {f}
death penalty {n} (state punishment of death)  :: dauðarefsing {f}
death sentence {n} (sentence)  :: dauðadómur {m}
debauch {n} (orgy) SEE: orgy  ::
debilitate {v} (to make feeble; to weaken)  :: veikja
debone {v} (remove the bones from something)  :: úrbeina
debtor {n} (a person or firm that owes money)  :: skuldari {m}, skuldunautur {m}
debug {v} (to search for malfunctioning elements)  :: [to comb] kemba, [to delouse] kemba
debugger {n} (computer program)  :: kembiforrit {n}
decade {n} (a period of ten years)  :: áratugur {m}
decadent {adj} (characterized by moral or cultural decline)  :: hnignandi, hrörnandi, spilltur, úrkynjaður
Decalogue {prop} (the Ten Commandments) SEE: Ten Commandments  ::
decathlon {n} (athletic contest)  :: tugþraut {f}
deceive {v} (trick or mislead)  :: blekkja
December {prop} (twelfth month of the Gregorian calendar)  :: desember {m}, desembermánuður {m}
decent {adj} (fair; good enough; okay)  :: viðeigandi
deception {n} (instance of actions fabricated to mislead)  :: blekking {f}
decide {v} (to resolve or settle)  :: ákveða
deciduous tooth {n} (baby tooth) SEE: milk tooth  ::
deciliter {n} (decilitre) SEE: decilitre  ::
decilitre {n} (a unit of volume, decilitre)  :: desilítri {m}
decimal fraction {n} (fractional part of a decimal number)  :: tugabrot {n}
decimal system {n} (numerical system of counting in tens)  :: tugakerfi {n}
decimate {v} (to collect or pay a tithe) SEE: tithe  ::
decipher {v} (to decode or decrypt a code or cipher)  :: dulráða
decipherment {n} (the analysis of documents written in ancient languages)  :: dulráðning {f}, ráðning {f}
decision {n} (choice or judgement)  :: ákvörðun {f}
decision {n} (result arrived at by the judges)  :: úrskurður {m}
deckhand {n} (a member of the crew)  :: háseti {m}
declaration of war {n} (a formal announcement by an entity that it is in a state of war with another entity)  :: Stríðsyfirlýsing {f}
declension {n} (way of categorizing)  :: fallbeyging {f}, beyging falla {f}
declination {n} (declension) SEE: declension  ::
decompress {v} (To restore compressed data to its normal size)  :: afþjappa
decorticate {v} (peel or remove the bark, husk or outer layer from something)  :: afhýða
decrepit {adj} (weakened or worn out)  :: farlama, örvasa, hrumur
dee {n} (name of the letter D, d)  ::
deed {n} (action)  :: dáð {f}
deep down {adv} (Fundamentally, in essence)  :: inn við beinið, undirniðri
deep freeze {n} (freezer) SEE: freezer  ::
deeply {adv} (at depth)  :: djúpt
deeply {adv} (to a deep extent)  :: djúpt
deeply {adv} (profoundly)  :: djúpt
deer {n} (animal of the family Cervidae)  :: hjörtur (krónhjörtur), rádýr {n}
defamatory {adj} (damaging to someone's reputation)  :: ærumeiðandi
defeat {v} (to overcome in battle or contest)  :: sigra, vinna
defeat {n} (the act of defeating or being defeated)  :: ósigur {m}, tap {n}
defeatist {n} (someone who advocates defeatism, or has such an attitude)  :: uppgjafarsinni {m}
defence {n} (defence) SEE: defense  ::
defend {v} (ward off attacks from)  :: verja
defender {n} (sports term)  :: varnarmaður {m}
defenestrate {v} (eject from a window)  :: henda út um glugga
defense {n} (action of protecting from attack)  :: vörn {f}
defenselessness {n} (vulnerability)  :: varnarleysi {n}
defibrillator {n} (device)  :: hjartastillir {m}
definite {adj}  :: ákveðinn {m}, ákv. {m}
definite article {n} (article introducing a noun and specifying it as the particular noun considered)  :: ákveðinn greinir {m}, ákv. gr. {m}
definitely {adv} (without question and beyond doubt)  :: eflaust {n}
definiteness {n} (the state or quality of being definite)  :: ákveðni {f}
deflower {v} (to take the virginity of a woman or girl)  :: afmeyja
defragmentation {n} (action of defragmenting)  :: samstykkjun {f}
degauss {v} (reduce a magnetic field)  :: afsegulmagna, upphefja segulkraft
dehumanize {v} (to take away humanity)  :: [make inhuman] gera ómennskan {m}, [make an insensible beast] gera að tilfinningalausri skepnu {f}
deification {n} (Act of deifying)  :: dýrkun {f}
Dei gratia {adv} (by the Grace of God) SEE: by the Grace of God  ::
deionization {n} (use of ion exchange to remove ionic substances from a solution)  :: afjónun {f}
deionize {v} (remove ions)  :: afjóna
deionized {adj} (that has been prepared by deionization)  :: afjónaður {m}
delay {n} (period of time before an event occurs)  :: töf {f}
delete {v} (to delete) SEE: strike  ::
deletion {n} (the act of deleting)  :: eyðing {f}
deliberately {adv} (intentionally)  :: viljandi, vísvitandi, af ásettu ráði, af yfirlögðu ráði
deliberately {adv} (slowly and carefully)  :: yfirvegað, rólega
delicious {adj} (pleasing to taste)  :: bragðgóður, ljúffengur
dell {n} (valley) SEE: valley  ::
delta {n} (fourth letter of modern Greek alphabet)  :: delta {n}
delta {n}  :: delta {n} , ós {m} , árós {m}
delve {v} (to dig in the ground)  :: grafa (með skóflu, with a shovel), moka
delve {v} (to search carefully for information)  :: rannsaka, kanna
demand {v} (to request forcefully)  :: heimta, krefja, útheimta
demarcate {v} (mark the limits or boundaries of something)  :: afmarka
demersal {adj} (living near the bottom of a body of water)  :: botnlægur {m}
democracy {n} (rule by the people)  :: lýðræði {n}
democracy {n} (government under the rule of its people)  :: lýðræði
Democratic Republic of the Congo {prop} (large central African nation, formerly called Zaire)  :: Lýðræðislega Lýðveldið Kongó {n}
demonstrative {n} (demonstrative pronoun) SEE: demonstrative pronoun  ::
demonstrative {n} (demonstrative adjective) SEE: demonstrative adjective  ::
demonstrative {adj} ((grammar) that specifies the thing or person referred to)  :: ábendingar-
demonstrative adjective {n} (type of adjective)  :: hliðstætt ábendingarfornafn {n}
demonstrative pronoun {n} (pronoun which replaces a noun)  :: ábendingarfornafn {n}, sérstætt ábendingarfornafn {n}
demonstrator {n} (forefinger) SEE: forefinger  ::
dendr- {prefix} (Used to form words concerning trees or branching)  :: trjáhringja-
dendrogram {n} (tree-like diagram used to show the ancestors and descendent of species)  :: greinarit {n}
denigration {n} (blackening or defamation)  :: ófræging {f}, mannorðsspjöll {n}
denim {n} (textile with diagonal pattern)  :: dením {n}
Denmark {prop} (country in Western Europe)  :: Danmörk {f}
denominator {n} (The number or expression written below the line in a fraction)  :: nefnari {m}
denotational semantics {n} (an approach to formalizing the meanings of programming languages)  :: stærðfræðileg merkingarfræði {f}
de novo {adv} (anew) SEE: anew  ::
dental {adj} (of or concerning the teeth)  :: tann-
dental {adj} (phonetics)  :: tannmæltur
dental calculus {n} (crust on the teeth)  :: tannsteinn {m}
dental floss {n} (cord of thin filaments used to clean the areas between the teeth)  :: tannþráður {m}
denture {n} (set of teeth, the teeth viewed as a unit)  :: falskar tennur {f-p}
denture {n} (complete replacement of all teeth in a mouth)  :: falskar tennur {f-p}
deny {v} (disallow) SEE: forbid  ::
deodorant {n} (odor-controlling cosmetic for the underarm)  :: svitalyktareyðir {m}
deontology {n} (Ethical study of duties, obligations, and rights)  :: skyldufræði {f}
deoxyribonucleic acid {n} (deoxyribonucleic acid)  :: deoxýríbósakjarnsýra {f}
departure {n} (the act of departing)  :: brottför {f}
dependent clause {n} (subordinate clause) SEE: subordinate clause  ::
depilation {n} (epilation) SEE: epilation  ::
depilatory {adj} (that removes hair)  :: [of or pertaining to depilation] háreyðingar-
depilatory {n} (preparation that removes hair from the body)  :: [depilatory product] háreyðingarvara {f}
depleted uranium {n} (uranium that contains reduced U-235)  :: sneytt úran {n}, rýrt úran {n}
deponent {n} (a deponent verb)  :: aflagssögn {f}, deponenssögn {f}
deposition {n} (transformation of gas into solid)  :: hélun {f}
depression {n} (psychology: state of mind)  :: þunglyndi {n}
depression {n} (economics: period of major economic contraction)  :: Kreppa {f}
depth-first search {n} (algorithm where one starts at the root and explores as far as possible down before going up)  :: lóðleit {f}, dýptarleit {f}
Derek {prop} (given name)  :: Diðrik, Þiðrik
derisive {adj} (expressing or characterized by derision; mocking)  :: háðslegur
derivative {n} (in analysis: function) SEE: derived function  ::
derived function {n} (calculus: a function)  :: afleiða {f}
dermatologist {n} (one who is skilled, professes or practices dermatology)  :: húðsjúkdómafræðingur {m}
dermatology {n} (the study of the skin and its diseases)  :: húðsjúkdómafræði {f}
derring-do {n} (valiant deeds in desperate times)  :: þrekvirki {n}
descendant {n} (one who is the progeny of someone)  :: afkomandi {m}, niðji {m}
descendant {n} (later evolutionary type)  :: afkomandi {m}
describe {v} (to represent in words)  :: lýsa
description word {n} (adjective) SEE: adjective  ::
descry {v} (see) SEE: see  ::
desecrate {v} (to profane or violate sacredness)  :: vanhelga
desert {n} (barren area)  :: eyðimörk {f}
desert island {n} (an uninhabited island)  :: eyðiey {f}, eyðieyja {f}
design {n} (plan)  :: hönnun {f}
design {v} (to plan an artwork etc.)  :: hanna
designation {n} (distinguishing mark or name)  :: heiti
desire {v} (desire) SEE: want  ::
desire {n} (something wished for)  :: löngun {f}
desk {n} (table for writing and reading)  :: skrifborð {n}
desktop {n} (a desktop computer)  :: borðtölva {f}
desktop {n} (on-screen background)  :: skjáborð {n}
desktop computer {n} (a computer of a size designed to be used on a desk)  :: borðtölva {f}
desktop picture {n} (picture)  :: skjáborðsmynd {f}
desperate {adj}  :: Örvæntingafullur
despite {prep} (in spite of)  :: þrátt fyrir
despondent {adj} (in low spirits from loss of hope or courage)  :: krumpinn
dessert {n} (sweet confection served as the last course of a meal)  :: eftirréttur {m}
destination {n} (the place set for the end of a journey, or to which something is sent)  :: áfangastaður {m}
destiny {n} (predetermined condition; fate; fixed order of things)  :: örlög {n-p}
destroy {v} (to damage beyond use or repair)  :: eyðileggja, rústa, skemma
destruction {n} (act of destroying)  :: eyðilegging {f}
destruction {n} (results of a destructive event)  :: eyðilegging {f}
detail {n} (something small enough to escape casual notice)  :: smáatriði {n}
detain {v} (to detain) SEE: hold  ::
detect {v} (to detect) SEE: notice  ::
determinant {n} (in mathematical sense)  :: ákveða {f}
determine {v} (to set the limits of)  :: ákveða
determine {v} (to ascertain definitely)  :: ákveða
determined {adj} (decided or resolute)  :: staðráðinn
deterministic {adj} (computing, having each stage depend only on the immediately previous state)  :: löggengur {m}
detritivore {n} (organism that feeds on detritus)  :: grotætur
deuce {n} (playing card)  :: tvistur {m}
deuterium {n} (isotope of hydrogen, see also: heavy hydrogen)  :: tvívetni {n}, þungt vetni {n}, þungavetni {n}
develop {v} (to progress)  :: þróa
devil {n} (a creature of hell)  :: djöfull {m}, fjandi {m}, skratti {m}, ári {m}, fjári {m}
devil {n} (the devil: the chief devil)  :: djöfullinn {m}, andskotinn {m}, fjandinn {m}, skrattinn {m}, kölski {m}, fjárinn {m}, satan {m}
devil {n} (wicked or naughty person)  :: andskoti {m}, fjandi {m}, djöfull {m}, skratti {m}
devil {v} (annoy or bother)  :: djöflast í, plága, þjá
dew {n} (moisture in the air that settles on plants, etc)  :: dögg {f}
dewlap {n} (pendulous skin under neck)  :: hes {n}
dew point {n} (temperature)  :: daggarmark {n}
diabetes {n}  :: sykursýki {f}
diacritic {n} (diacritical mark) SEE: diacritical mark  ::
diacritical mark {n} (symbol)  :: komma {f}
diaeresis {n} (diacritic placed over a vowel letter)  :: tvídepill {m}
diagnosis {n} (identification of the nature and cause of an illness)  :: greining {f}, sjúkdómsgreining {f}
diagonal matrix {n} (type of matrix)  :: hornalínufylki {n}
dial {n} (sundial) SEE: sundial  ::
dialect {n} (variety of a language)  :: mállýska {f}
dialectology {n} (the study of dialects)  :: mállýskufræði {f}
dialog {n} (conversation or other discourse between individuals)  :: samtal {n}
dialogue {n} (conversation or other discourse between individuals)  :: samtal {n}
diameter {n} (line)  :: þvermál {n}
diamond {n} (rhombus) SEE: rhombus  ::
diamond {n} (uncountable: mineral)  :: demantur {n}
diamond {n} (gemstone)  :: demantur {m}
diamond {n} (card games: card of the diamonds suit)  :: tígull {m}
diaper {n} (absorbent garment worn by a baby, or by someone who is incontinent)  :: bleia {f}, bleyja {f}
diarrhea {n} (medical condition)  :: niðurgangur {m}, [informal] drulla {f}
diary {n} (daily log of experiences)  :: dagbók {f}
diatomic {adj} (consisting of two atoms)  :: tvíatóma
dibs {n} (a claim to the right to use or enjoy something exclusively or before anyone else)  :: pant
dice {n} (polyhedron used in games of chance) SEE: die  ::
dichasium {n} (cymose inflorescence)  :: kvíslskúfur {m}
dick {n} (slang: penis)  :: typpi {n}, drjóli {m}, göndull {m}
dicotyledon {n} (in botany)  :: tvíkímblöðungar
dictation {n} (the process of speaking for someone else to write down the words)  :: upplestur {m}
dictator {n} (totalitarian leader of a dictatorship)  :: einræðiherra {m}
dictatorship {n} (a government led by a dictator)  :: einræði {m}
dictionary {n} (publication that explains the meanings of an ordered list of words)  :: orðabók {f}
die {v} (to stop living)  :: deyja, drepast, andast, sálast, týna lífinu, skylja við, látast, láta lífið, lognast út af, falla frá, fara yfrum, verða bráðkvaddur
die {n} (polyhedron used in games of chance)  :: teningur {m}
die hard {v} (be slow in changing)  :: vera lífseigur {m}
die out {v} (to become extinct)  :: deyja út
dieresis {n} (diacritic) SEE: diaeresis  ::
dietitian {n} (person who studies or practices dietetics)  :: næringarfræðingur {m}
diffeomorphic {adj} (mathematics: having a diffeomorphism)  :: deildamóta {m}, diffurmóta {m}
diffeomorphism {n} (mathematics: differentiable homeomorphism between differentiable manifolds)  :: deildamótun {f}, diffurmótun {f}
differentiable {adj} (having a derivative)  :: diffranlegur {m}, deildanlegur {m}
differential {n} (differential gear) SEE: differential gear  ::
differential calculus {n} (calculus that deals with instantaneous rates of change)  :: deildareikningur {m}, diffurreikningur {m}
differential gear {n} (differential gear)  :: mismunadrif {n}, mismunadrifshjól {n}
difficult {adj} (hard, not easy)  :: erfiður
digestion {n} (process in gastrointestinal tract)  :: melting {f}
digger {n} (spade (playing card)) SEE: spade  ::
digit {n} (numeral)  :: tala, tölustafur
dignity {n} (quality or state)  :: virðuleiki {m}, reisn {f}
dilation {n} (delay) SEE: delay  ::
dilemma {n} (circumstance in which a choice must be made between two alternatives)  :: valkreppa {f}
dill {n} (fool) SEE: fool  ::
dilute {v} (to add more of a solvent to a solution; especially to add more water)  :: þynna
dilute {v} (to weaken)  :: veikja, þynna
dilute {adj} (having a low concentration)  :: þynntur {m}, þynnt {f} {n}
dilute {adj} (weak)  :: veikur
dimensional {adj} (having a stated number of dimensions)  :: -vídd {f}, -víður, -víddar-
diminutive {n} (grammar: word form expressing smallness)  :: [diminutive suffix] smækkunarending {f}
dimorphism {n} (biology: occurrence of two distinct forms of any part)  :: tvíbreytni {f}
dimorphism {n} (biology: occurrence in an animal species of two distinct types of individual)  :: tvíbreytni {f}
dimorphism {n} (geology: property of existing in two distinct crystalline forms)  :: tvíbreytni {f}
dimple {n} (skin depression, especially at corners of the mouth)  :: spékoppur {n}
ding-a-ling {n} (dick) SEE: dick  ::
dinghy {n} (small boat)  :: julla
dingleberry {n} (cranberry) SEE: cranberry  ::
dining room {n} (room, in a home or hotel, where meals are eaten)  :: borðstofa {f}
dinner {n} (main meal of the day)  :: kvöldmatur {m}
dinner table {n} (table on which dinner is served)  :: matarborð {n}
dinosaur {n} (extinct reptile)  :: risaeðla {f}
diocese {n} (region administered by a bishop)  :: biskupsdæmi {n}
diode {n} (electronic device)  :: díóða {f}, tvistur {m}, tvískauta rör {n}, tvískauti {m}
diopter {n} (speculum) SEE: speculum  ::
diphthong {n} (complex vowel sound)  :: tvíhljóð {n}, tvíhljóði {m}
diploid {adj} (of a cell, having a pair of each type of chromosome)  :: tvílitna
diplomat {n} (person who is accredited to represent a government)  :: diplómat {m}
diplomat {n}  :: diplómati
diplomatic mission {n} (group of people)  :: sendiráð {n}
diplomatist {n} (diplomat) SEE: diplomat  ::
direction {n} (indication of the point toward which an object is moving)  :: átt {f}, stefna {f}
directions {n} (direction) SEE: direction  ::
directly {adv} (immediately) SEE: immediately  ::
direct object {n} (the noun a verb is directly acting upon)  :: beint andlag {n}
director {n} (supervisor, manager, see also: film director)  :: leikstjóri {m}
dire wolf {n} (extinct canine)  :: gramúlfur {m} - ógnarúlfur {m}
dirigible {n} (a self-propelled airship that can be steered)  :: loftskip {n}
dirty {adj} (covered with or containing dirt)  :: óhreinn
dis {v} (diss) SEE: diss  ::
dis {n} (diss) SEE: diss  ::
disaccharide {n} (a sugar consisting of two monosaccharides)  :: tvísykra {f}
disallow {v} (to refuse to allow) SEE: forbid  ::
disappear {v} (to vanish)  :: hverfa
disappointment {n} (emotion)  :: vonbrigði {n-p}
disapprove {v} (to refuse to approve) SEE: reject  ::
disarm {v} (to deprive of arms)  :: afvopna
disc {n} (disk) SEE: disk  ::
discalced {adj} (shoeless)  :: berfættur {m}
Disciple {n} (one of the twelve disciples of Jesus)  :: lærisveinn {m}
disco {n} (discotheque)  :: diskó {n}, diskótek {n}
disco {n} (type of music)  :: diskó {n}
disco ball {n} (mirrored sphere)  :: diskókúla {f}
discontent {n} (a discontented person)  :: einhver sem er óánægður {m}, einhver sem er óánægð {f}, eitthvað sem er óánægt, eitthvert sem er óánægt {n}, uppreisnarseggur {m}
discontent {n} (dissatisfaction) SEE: dissatisfaction  ::
discontention {n} (discontent) SEE: discontent  ::
discotheque {n} (nightclub)  :: diskótek {n}
discount {n} (reduction in price)  :: afsláttur {m}
discourteous {adj} (impolite)  :: ókurteis {m} {f}, ókurteist {n}
discrepancy {n} (inconsistency)  :: misræmi {n}, ósamræmi {n}
discrete mathematics {n} (mathematical field)  :: strjál stærðfræði {f}
discrete topology {n} (topology on a set consisting of all subsets of that set)  :: sundurlaust grannmynstur {n}, strjált grannmynstur {n}
discrete variable {n} (variable)  :: strjál breyta {f}
discretionary {adj} (available at one's discretion)  :: geðþótta-, [chosen at will] valinn að vild {m}, [of one's own accord] að eigin ákvörðun
discretization {n} (act of discretizing)  :: strjálun {f}
discretize {v} (convert continuous space into discrete space)  :: strjála
discrimination {n} (distinct treatment on the basis of prejudice)  :: mismunun {f}
discus throw {n} (athletic event where a discus is thrown)  :: kringlukast {n}
disease {n} (an abnormal condition of the body causing discomfort or dysfunction)  :: sjúkdómur, sýki, mein
disembowel {v} (to take or let out the bowels)  :: aflima
disgrace {n} (condition of being out of favor)  :: óvirðing {f}
disguise {n} (attire to hide/assume an identity)  :: dulargervi {n}, dulbúningur {m}
disguise {n} (that which masks what's beneath)  :: dulargervi {n}, dulbúningur {m}
disguise {n} (act of disguising)  :: dulbúningur {m}
disgusting {adj} (repulsive, distasteful)  :: viðbjóðslegur, ógeðslegur
dish {n} (vessel for holding/serving food)  :: diskur {m}
dish {n} (specific type of food)  :: réttur {m}, matarréttur {m}
dishwasher {n} (machine)  :: uppþvottavél {f}
dishwasher {n} (person)  :: uppvaskari {m}
disjoint {adj} (having no members in common)  :: sundurlægur {m}, óskaraður {m}
disjunction {n} (logic)  :: eðun {f}
disjunctive {n} (disjunction) SEE: disjunction  ::
disk {n} (a thin, flat, circular plate)  :: diskur {m}
disobedient {adj} (not obedient)  :: óhlýðinn
disorder {n} (absence of order)  :: ringulreið {f}, glundroði {m}
disorder {n} (physical or psychical malfunction)  :: röskun {f}, kvilli {m}
disorient {v} (to cause to lose orientation or direction)  :: rugla, rugla í ríminu, gera ringlaðan, láta tapa áttum, villa um fyrir, slá út af laginu, gera áttavilltan
disorientate {v} (to cause to lose orientation or direction)  :: rugla í ríminu, gera ringlaðan, láta tapa áttum, gera áttavilltan
dispirited {adj} (without spirit) SEE: despondent  ::
displacement {n} (physics: vector quantity which denotes distance with a directional component)  :: tilfærsla {f}
diss {v} (to put someone down or show verbal disrespect)  :: abbast, abbast upp á, dissa [slang]
diss {n} (insult or put-down)  :: diss {n}
dissatisfaction {n} (unhappiness or discontent)  :: óánægja {f}
dissect {v} (to study a dead animal's anatomy by cutting it apart)  :: kryfja
dissipated {adj} (wasteful of health or possessions in the pursuit of pleasure)  :: uppurinn {m}, eyddur {m}, sóaður {m}
distaff {adj} (of, relating to, or characteristic of women)  :: kven-
distance {n} (amount of space between two points)  :: fjarlægð
distant {adj} (far off)  :: fjarlægur {m}
distress {n} ((cause of) discomfort)  :: óþægindi {n}
distress {n} (serious danger)  :: {f}, stórhætta {f}
distribute {v} (to divide into portions and dispense)  :: deila út, útdeila, úthluta
distribute {v} (to supply to retail outlets)  :: dreifa
distribute {v} (to deliver or pass out)  :: útbýta, dreifa
distribute {v} (to scatter or spread)  :: dreifa
distribute {v} (to apportion)  :: dreifa
distribute {v} (to classify or separate into categories)  :: skipta, flokka
distributive {adj} (math: property of functions)  :: dreifinn {m}
distributivity {n} (fact of being distributive)  :: dreifni {f}
ditch {n} (trench)  :: skurður {m}, síki {n}, díki {n}, gröftur {m}, gröf {f}
ditransitive verb {n} (verb that requires a direct object and an indirect object)  :: tvígild áhrifssögn {f}, tveggja andlaga sögn {f}
ditto {adv} (likewise) SEE: likewise  ::
diurnal {adj} (happening during daylight; primarily active during the day)  :: dagdýr
diver {n} (someone who dives)  :: kafari {m}
diverse {adj} (different)  :: fjölbreyttur, margvíslegur
diversity {n} (quality of being diverse; difference)  :: fjölbreytni
divest {v} (undress) SEE: undress  ::
divide {v} (split into two or more parts)  :: hluta
divide and conquer {v} (Divide and conquer)  :: deila og drottna
divide and rule {v} (Divide and conquer)  :: deila og drottna
dividend {n} (arithmetic: a number or expression)  :: deilistofn {m}
divine service {n} (a service of public Christian worship)  :: guðsþjónusta {f}
diving board {n} (springboard) SEE: springboard  ::
divisibility {n} (property of being divisible)  :: deilanleiki {m}
divisible {adj} (capable of being divided)  :: deilanlegur {m}
divisible {adj} (of an integer, that when divided leaves no remainder)  :: deilanlegur {m}
division {n} (arithmetic: process of dividing a number by another)  :: deiling {f}
division {n} (biology: taxonomic classification of plants)  :: skipting {f}
division sign {n} (Symbol)  :: deilingarmerki {n}
divisor {n} (arithmetic: a number or expression)  :: deilir {m}
divorce {n} (legal dissolution of a marriage)  :: skilnaður {m}
divorcée {n} (a divorced woman)  :: fráskilin kona {f}
divorcee {n} (a person divorced)  :: fráskilinn karlmaður {m}
divvy up {v} (divide) SEE: divide  ::
Djibouti {prop} (Republic of Djibouti)  :: Djíbútí {n}
déjà vu {n} (Something which one has or suspects to have seen or experienced before)  :: déjà vu
DNA {phrase} (abbreviation of deoxyribonucleic acid (see deoxyribonucleic acid for full forms))  :: DNA {n} DKS {n}
do {v} (perform, execute)  :: gera, gjöra
doable {adj} (possible to do) SEE: feasible  ::
docent {n} (teacher or lecturer in university)  :: dósent {m}
doctor {n} (physician)  :: læknir {m}
doctor {n} (person who has attained a doctorate)  :: læknir {m}, doktor {m}
doctor {n} (veterinarian) SEE: veterinarian  ::
doctorate {n} (highest degree awarded by a university faculty)  :: doktorsgráða {f}
doctor's office {n} (clinic of a doctor)  :: læknastofa {f}
document {n} (original or official paper)  :: skjal {n}
documentary {adj} (of, related to or based on documents/that serves to document something)  :: heimilda-
documentary {n} (documentary film)  :: heimildamynd {f}
documentation {n} (documents that explain the operation of a particular machine or software program)  :: hjálparskjöl
dodo {n} (Raphus cucullatus)  :: dúdúfugl {m}
dog {n} (animal)  :: hundur {m}
dogfish {n} (bowfin) SEE: bowfin  ::
dogfish {n} (small sharks of the Scyliorhinidae, Dalatiidae and Squalidae families)  :: háfur {m}
doggerel {adj} (of a crude or irregular construction)  :: illa kveðinn {m}, stirðkveðinn {m}
doggerel {adj} (comic or humorous verse)  :: [of humorous style and irregular construction] kímilegur í stíl og óreglulegur að formi til
doggerel {n} (doggerel poem or verse)  :: leirburður {m}, hnoð {n}, leirrensli {n}, lélegur kveðskapur {m}, lélegur skáldskapur {m}, vondur kveðskapur {m}
doghouse {n} (kennel) SEE: kennel  ::
dog shit {n} (deceitful statements, etc) SEE: bullshit  ::
dog shit {n} (fecal matter produced by a dog)  :: hundaskítur {m}
dogshit {n} (dog excrement) SEE: dog shit  ::
doldrums {n} (part of the ocean near the equator, abounding in calms which prevent sailing progress)  :: kyrrabelti {n}
dole {n} (unemployment benefit)  :: atvinnuleysisbætur {f-p}
doll {n} (a toy in the form of a human)  :: dúkka {f}, brúða {f}
dollhouse {n} (miniature house for dolls) SEE: doll's house  ::
doll's house {n} (miniature house for dolls)  :: dúkkuhús {n}
dolphin {n} (aquatic mammal)  :: höfrungur
domain {n} ((mathematics) the set on which a function is defined)  :: formengi {n}, frámengi {n}, skilgreiningarmengi {n}, óðal {n}
domestic violence {n} (violence committed in a domestic setting)  :: heimilisofbeldi {n}
don {n} (professor) SEE: professor  ::
Donald Duck {prop} (one of the Disney characters)  :: Andrés Önd {m}
donkey {n} (a domestic animal, see also: ass)  :: asni
Don Quixote {prop} (the protagonist of a famous Spanish novel)  :: Don Kíkóti {m}
don't {v} (do not)  :: ekki + infinitive
don't count your chickens before they're hatched {proverb} (don't count on things if you don't have them yet)  :: [count one's chickens before they're hatched] hrósa happi of snemma, [the cabbage isn't in the mouth though it is in the ladle] ekki er sopið kálið þótt í ausuna sé komið, [the cabbage isn't in the mouth though it is in the ladle] ekki er sopið kálið þó í ausuna sé komið, [the bird shall be caught before it's cooked] fyrr skal fuglinn veiddur en steiktur
don't let the door hit you on the way out {phrase} (good riddance) SEE: good riddance  ::
don't look a gift horse in the mouth {proverb} (a phrase referring to unappreciatively questioning of a gift or handout too closely)  :: ekki vera vanþakklátur
don't mention it {phrase} (it is too trivial to warrant thanks)  :: ekki minnast á það, ekki að nefna það
donut {n} (deep-fried piece of dough) SEE: doughnut  ::
doomsday {n}  :: Dómsdagur
door {n} (portal of entry into a building, room or vehicle)  :: dyr, hurð {f}
do-or-die {adj} (desperate effort)  :: duga eða drepast
door handle {n} (mechanism used to open or close a door)  :: húnn {m}
doorhandle {n} (door handle) SEE: door handle  ::
doorknob {n} (circular device attached to a door, the rotation of which permits the unlatching of a door)  :: húnn {m}
dormer {n} (dormer-window) SEE: dormer-window  ::
dormer-window {n} (upright window in a roof)  :: kvistgluggi {m}
dormitory {n} (room for sleeping)  :: svefnsalur {m}, [usually for students] heimavist {f}, kojuherbergi {n}
dormitory {n} (building or part thereof)  :: heimavist {f}
dormouse {n} (rodent)  :: heslimús
dorsal fin {n} (fin on a marine animal's back)  :: bakuggi {m}
DOS {prop} (Disk Operating System)  :: diskstýrikerfi {n}
dot {n} (small spot or mark)  :: punktur {m}
dot {n} (diacritical mark)  :: depill {m}
do the trick {v} ((idiomatic) to work)  :: duga, nægja
dot product {n} (scalar product) SEE: scalar product  ::
double bed {n} (a bed designed for two adults)  :: hjónarúm, tvíbreitt rúm {n}
double bogey {n} (score)  :: skrambi {m}
double chin {n} (a layer of fat under the chin)  :: undirhaka {f}
double-dealer {n} (one who double deals)  :: tvöfaldur í roðinu {m}
double-edged sword {n} (idiomatic)  :: tvíeggjað sverð {n}
double negative {n} (phrase in which there are two negative words)  :: tvöföld neitun {f}
double room {n} (a hotel room with one double bed)  :: hjónaherbergi {n}, herbergi með tvíbreiðu rúmi {n}
double-u {n} (name of the letter W, w)  :: tvöfalt vaff
doubt {n} (uncertainty)  :: efasemd {f}, vafi {m}, efi {m}
dough {n} (mix of flour and other ingredients)  :: deig {n}
doughnut {n} (deep-fried piece of dough or batter)  :: kleinuhringur {m}
dove {n} (bird of the family Columbidae)  :: dúfa {f}
dowel {n}  :: pinni {m}, láspinni, blindingur {m}, blindnagli {m}, blindingi {m}, [wood dowel] tréblindingi {m}, [wooden dowel] trétappi {m}
downcast {adj} (feeling despondent)  :: gneypur
downhill {adj} (easy) SEE: easy  ::
downing {n} (defeat) SEE: defeat  ::
download {n} (file transfer to the local computer)  :: niðurhal {n}
download {v} (to transfer data from a remote computer to a local one)  :: niðurhala, hlaða niður
down-to-earth {adj} (practical; realistic)  :: jarðbundinn {m}
downtown {n} (either the lower, or the business center of a city or town)  :: miðborg {f}, miðbær {m}
do you speak English {phrase} (do you speak English? (English specifically))  :: talar þú ensku
do you speak English {phrase} (do you speak...? (fill with the name of the current foreign language))  :: talar þú íslensku?
dozen {n} (twelve)  :: tylft {f}, dúsin {n}, dúsín {f}
draft {n} (depth of water needed to float ship)  :: djúprista {f}
drag {n} (street) SEE: street  ::
dragon {n} (mythical creature)  :: dreki {m}, lindormur {m}
dragoon {n} (horse soldier)  :: dragóni {m}
drag queen {n} (male who dresses up in women's clothing)  :: dragdrottning {f}, kjólasveinn {m}
drain {n} (conduit for liquids)  :: ræsi
dramatist {n} (playwright) SEE: playwright  ::
drape {n} (curtain, drapery) SEE: curtain  ::
draughts {n} (game for two players)  :: dammur {m}, dammtafl {n}
draw {v} (to produce a picture)  :: teikna
draw {v} (to cause) SEE: cause  ::
draw {v} (to disembowel) SEE: disembowel  ::
drawbridge {n} (bridge which can be raised)  :: vindubrú {f}
drawer {n} (open-topped box in a cabinet used for storing)  :: skúffa {f}
drawers {n} (plural of drawer) SEE: drawer  ::
dream {n} (imaginary events seen while sleeping)  :: draumur {m}
dream {v} (see imaginary events while sleeping)  :: dreyma
dream {v} (daydream) SEE: daydream  ::
dreamer {n} (ladybird) SEE: ladybird  ::
dreamish {adj} (resembling a dream) SEE: dreamlike  ::
dreamlessness {n} (lack of dreams)  :: draumleysi {n}
dreamlike {adj} (like something from a dream)  :: draumkenndur, draumi líkur, dreymandi
dreamy {adj} (resembling a dream) SEE: dreamlike  ::
dreary {adj} (drab)  :: drungalegur
dregs {n} (settled sediment)  :: dreggjar {m-p}, botnfall {n}
dregs {n} (the worst and lowest)  :: sori {m}, úrhrak {n}
drenched {adj} (completely wet; sodden)  :: holdvotur
dress {n} (garment)  :: kjóll {m}
dress {n} (apparel)  :: klæðnaður {m}, fatnaður, föt {n-p}
dress {v} (to clothe (something or somebody))  :: klæða
dress {v} (to clothe oneself)  :: klæða sig
dressing-down {n} (reprimand) SEE: reprimand  ::
drift {n} (shallow place in a river) SEE: ford  ::
driftwood {n} (floating piece of wood)  :: rekaviður {m}
drill {v} (to make a hole)  :: bora
drill {n} (tool)  :: bor {m}
drink {v} (consume liquid through the mouth)  :: drekka
drink {v} (consume alcoholic beverages)  :: drekka
drink {n} (served beverage)  :: drykkur {m}
drink {n} (served alcoholic beverage)  :: drykkur {m}
drink-driving {n} (drink-driving) SEE: drunk driving  ::
drinking game {n} (game involving drinking)  :: drykkjuleikur {m}
drinking straw {n} (a long plastic or paper tube through which a drink is drunk)  :: drykkjarrör {n}, rör {n}
drinking water {n} (water for humans)  :: drykkjarvatn {n}
drive {v} (operate (a wheeled motorized vehicle))  :: aka
drive {v} (to travel by operating a motorized vehicle)  :: keyra
driver {n} (person who drives a motorized vehicle, such as a car or a bus)  :: ökumaður {m}, bílstjóri {m}
driver {n} (program acting as interface between an application and hardware)  :: rekill {m}
driver's licence {n} (document) SEE: driver's license  ::
driver's license {n} (documenting permitting this person to drive)  :: ökuskírteini {n}, ökuleyfi {n}, [have a driver's license] hafa bílpróf
driving licence {n} (document) SEE: driver's license  ::
drizzle {n} (light rain)  :: úði {m}
dromedary {n} (Camelus dromedarius, the single-humped camel)  :: drómedari {m}
drop {n} (small mass of liquid)  :: dropi {m}
drop {v} (to allow to fall from one's grasp)  :: detta
drop in the bucket {n} (an effort or action having very little influence, especially as compared to a huge problem)  :: dropi í hafið
drop in the ocean {n} (drop in the bucket) SEE: drop in the bucket  ::
droplet {n} (very small drop)  :: dropi {m}, smádropi {m}, smádropi {m}
drought {n} (a period of unusually low rain fall)  :: þurrkar {m}
drown one's sorrows {v} (to drink alcohol heavily to deal with miserable feelings)  :: drekkja sorgum sínum
drowsiness {n} (State of being drowsy)  :: höfgi {m}
drug {n} (substance used as a medical treatment) SEE: medicine  ::
drug {n} (psychoactive substance ingested for recreational use, especially illegal and addictive one)  :: eiturlyf {n}, fíkniefni {n}
drug dealer {n} (person who illegally sells drugs)  :: eiturlyfjasali {m}, díler {m}
drugstore {n} (pharmacy) SEE: pharmacy  ::
drum {n} (musical instrument)  :: tromma {f}
drum {n} (hollow, cylindrical object)  :: tromla {f}
drum {v} (to beat a drum)  :: tromma
drum {v} (to beat with a rapid succession of strokes)  :: tromma
drum {v} (to review to establish memorization)  :: berja
drummer {n} (one who plays the drums)  :: trommuleikari {m}, trommari {m}
drumstick {n} (stick used to play drums)  :: trommukjuði {m}
drunk {adj} (intoxicated after drinking too much alcohol)  :: fullur {m}, drukkinn {m}
drunkard {n} (person who is habitually drunk) SEE: drunk  ::
drunk driving {n} (the act of driving under the influence of alcohol)  :: ölvunarakstur {m}
drunkenness {n} (state of being drunk)  :: ölvun {f}, drykkjuskapur {m}, óregla {f}, ölæði {n}, drykkjuskapur {m}, óregla {f}, ölæði {n}
drunkness {n} (drunkenness) SEE: drunkenness  ::
dry {adj} (free from liquid or moisture)  :: þurr
dry {v} (to become dry)  :: þorna
dry {v} (to make dry)  :: þurrka
drydock {n} (dock that can be drained of water)  :: þurrkví {f}
dryer {n} (household appliance for drying clothing)  :: þurrkari {m}
dry ice {n} (carbon dioxide frozen in the solid state)  :: þurrís {m}, kolsýruís {m}, kolsýrusnjór {m}
Dubai {prop} (one of the emirates of the United Arab Emirates)  :: Dúbæ
Dublin {prop} (the capital of the Republic of Ireland)  :: Dyflinn {f}
duchess {n}  :: hertogaynja {f}
duchy {n} (a dominion or region ruled by a duke or duchess)  :: hertogadæmi {n}
duck {n} (aquatic bird of the family Anatidae)  :: önd {f}, aliönd {f} [domesticated]
Duckburg {prop} (fictional city where Donald Duck lives)  :: Andabær {m}
duckface {n} (facial expression)  :: öndlit {n}
duckling {n} (young duck)  :: andarungi {m}
duck soup {n} (something which is easy) SEE: piece of cake  ::
ductus deferens {n} (vas deferens) SEE: vas deferens  ::
dude {n} (colloquial: man)  :: gaur {m}
dude {n} (colloquial: term of address for a young man)  :: gaur {m}
dudette {n} (female equivalent of dude)  :: gella {f}
due process {n} (legal concept)  :: sanngjörn málsmeðferð {f}, tilhlýðileg málsmeðferð {f}
duke {n} (male ruler of a duchy)  :: hertogi {m}
duke {n} (male holder of a dukedom)  :: hertogi {m}
dulcour {n} (sweetness; dulcitude; suavitude) SEE: sweetness  ::
dulse {n} (reddish brown seaweed that is eaten)  :: söl {n}
dumbledore {n} (beetle) SEE: beetle  ::
dumbledore {n} (bumblebee) SEE: bumblebee  ::
dumbledore {n} (dandelion) SEE: dandelion  ::
dummy {n} (pacifier) SEE: pacifier  ::
dun {n} (colour)  :: grámórautt {n}
dunce {n} (One backward in book learning)  :: tossi {m}
dung {n} (manure)  :: mykja {f}
dungeon {n} (underground prison or vault)  :: dýflissa {f}
duo {n} (twosome, especially musicians)  :: dúó {n}, par {n}
duologue {n} (conversation between two persons)  :: tvítal {n}
Durex {prop} (condom) SEE: condom  ::
durian {n} (fruit)  :: dáraaldin {m}
dusk {n} (period of time at the end of day when sun is below the horizon but before full onset of night)  :: ljósaskipti {f}, húm {m}, rökkur {n}
dusk {v} (to grow dusk)  :: rökkva, húma, dimma
dusky {adj} (dark-skinned) SEE: dark-skinned  ::
dust {n} (fine, dry particles)  :: ryk {n}, duft {n}
dust jacket {n} (detachable protective cover of a book)  :: kápa {f}
dustman {n} (garbage collector) SEE: garbage collector  ::
Dutch {adj} (of the Netherlands, people, or language)  :: hollenskur {m}, niðurlenskur {m}
Dutch {prop} (the Dutch language)  :: hollenska
Dutch {prop} (people from the Netherlands)  :: Hollendingur {m}
Dutch clover {n} (Trifolium repens) SEE: white clover  ::
Dutchman {n} (a Dutch man)  :: Hollendingur {m}, Niðurlendingur {m}
Dutchwoman {n} (a Dutch woman)  :: [not gender specific] Hollendingur {m}
duty {n} (that which one is morally or legally obligated to do)  :: kvöð {f}, skylda {f}
duvet {n} (quilt)  :: sæng {f}
dwarf {n} (being from folklore, underground dwelling nature spirit)  :: dvergur {m}
dwarf {n} (small person)  :: dvergur {m}
dwarf birch {n} (dwarf birch)  :: fjalldrapi {m}, drapi {m}, hrís {n}
dwindle {v} ((intransitive) to decrease, shrink, vanish)  :: dvína
dyadic {adj} (pertaining to the number two)  :: tvíunda-
dyadic operation {n} (two-operand operation) SEE: binary operation  ::
dye {n} (die) SEE: die  ::
dye {n} (a colourant, especially one that has an affinity to the substrate to which it is applied)  :: litur {m}, litarefni {n}
dye {v} (to colour with dye)  :: lita
dyed {adj} (colored with dye)  :: litað
dyke {n} (ditch) SEE: ditch  ::
dynamic {adj} (computing: happening at runtime instead of at compile time)  :: kviklegur {m}, kvik-
dynasty {n} (A series of rulers or dynasts from one family)  :: konungsætt {f}, keisaraætt {f}
dyscalculia {n} (pathology: difficulty with numbers)  :: talnablinda {f}, reikniblinda {f}
dyslalia {n} (difficulty in talking due to a structural abnormality)  :: mállýti {n}
dyslexia {n} (learning disability)  :: lesblinda {f}
dyslexic {adj} (of or pertaining to dyslexia)  :: lesblindu-
dyslexic {adj} (having dyslexia)  :: lesblindur
dyslexic {n} (a person who has dyslexia)  :: lesblindur (adjective)
dysostosis {n} (disorder of the development of bone)  :: beinarýrð {f}
dysprosium {n} (chemical element)  :: dysprósín