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Icelandic alphabet and characters
The Icelandic alphabet should display only the following characters. If your document is not showing correctly, then first check that the encoding for that program and font supports Germanic languages.
Icelandic grammar rules
Icelandic is an inflected language with many analytical forms. There are three grammatical genders: masculine, feminine or neuter. There are four cases: nominative, accusative, dative and genitive.
Icelandic formatting rules
|First day of the week||Sunday|
|Working days||Monday to Friday|
|Short date format||d.M.yyyy, as well as d/M yyyy|
|e.g. 24.3.2016 or 24/3 2016|
|Long date format||d. MMMM yyyy|
|e.g. 24. mars 2016|
Icelandic capitalisation usage
- People’s and product names.
- Geographical names (of countries, counties/states, cities etc.).
- Headings/titles: only the first word is capitalised unless a proper noun is featured.
- The basic practise is to follow English capitalisation for bulleted items and sentences after a colon.
Solutions for Icelandic
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