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