IcelandicEdit

PrefixEdit

lang-

  1. by far, absolute
    Þú ert langbesti bróðir minn!
    You're my best brother ever!
    Rakel kom með langbesta svarið.
    Rakel's answer is by far the best.
  2. long
    Langkorna hrísgrjón.
    Long-grain rice.
  3. long, far, distant

Usage notesEdit

  • Writing compound terms prefixed with lang- as hyphenated is allowed (along with hálf-, jafn- and all-):[1]
    Þetta er lang-stærsti foss landsins.
    This is by far the largest waterfall in the country.

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ XIII. Bandstrik ("hyphens")