Icelandic edit

Etymology edit

From hlaða niður (download) +‎ varp (cast).

Noun edit

hlaðvarp n (genitive singular hlaðvarps, nominative plural hlaðvörp)

  1. podcast

Usage notes edit

As of 2022, the term is still a relative neologism. While it is common in formal written language and amongst speakers who eschew foreignisms, the term podcast is more common in colloquial speech.

Declension edit

Synonyms edit

  • podcast (very common in colloquial speech)
  • poddið (slang)
  • netvarp (neologism used in the mid-2000s, no longer in use)

Further reading edit