Icelandic Online Dictionary and Readings

Icelandic Online Dictionary and Readings is a free-access, Web-based resource developed by the University of Wisconsin-Madison which complements the University of Iceland's Internet course Icelandic Online and was developed side by side with it. The project as a whole consists of three parts: 1) Interactive lessons and exercises, equivalent to a one-semester, 3-credit University course in Beginning Modern Icelandic. 2) The unabridged content of the highly regarded 1989 Iðunn Íslensk-ensk orðabók (Concise Icelandic-English Dictionary), updated and expanded by one of the original editors, and incorporating the rich set of morphological data developed by Dictionary of the University of Iceland. 3) A set of readings in modern Icelandic life, literature and culture, selected to exemplify varying types of discourse and levels of difficulty.

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University of Wisconsin - Madison Libraries. Digital Content Group, and the University of Iceland.

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English, Icelandic

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E-Books and E-Texts, Reference Source

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