Samples of Viking language

8 year old Gisli from Reykjavik, Iceland
talks to you in his native language,
the genuine language of the Vikings.
Listen to what he says:
I'm a Viking from Iceland
╔g er vÝkingur frß ═slandi.

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Iceland is an island
═sland er eyja.

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The vikings travelled a lot
VÝkingar fer­u­ust miki­.

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Greetings from Iceland
Kve­a frß ═slandi.

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One, two, three, four
Einn, tveir, ŮrÝr, fjˇrir.

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Good night
Gˇ­a nˇtt.

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Do you want to know more?

If you are British, German, Dutch or Scandinavian, you have just heard examples not only of Icelandic, but also of a language very similar to your forefather's! If you want to know more about Iceland and their language, nearly all Icelandic schools are on the Internet and The Viking Network has members there who have info-sheets ready about Icelandic Viking history.

 
- 14. august 2004 -