The English Language

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Icelandic Language Notes

Icelandic is an Indo-European language spoken in Iceland.

angling fishing From "angl", a fish hook
eider   A type of duck - its feathers are used for eiderdown.
geyser fountain  
narwhal   A type of whale.
Viking frequenter of sea inlets  

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