IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From auga (eye) +‎ blik (twinkle). Compare Danish øjeblik, Swedish ögonblick, Dutch ogenblik, German Augenblick, Yiddish אויגנבליק(oygnblik), and English eyeblink.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

augnablik n (genitive singular augnabliks, nominative plural augnablik)

  1. blink of an eye, moment, second, jiffy
    Nennirðu bíða í augnablik? Ég er í símanum.
    Could you wait just a moment? I’m on the phone.

DeclensionEdit