Old Icelandic


: the Icelandic language as spoken or written from the settlement of Iceland in the second half of the ninth century to about 1500

Word History

First Known Use

1770, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Old Icelandic was in 1770

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Cite this Entry

“Old Icelandic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Old%20Icelandic. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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