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Icelandic is a fascinating language with roots dating back to Old Norse, the tongue of the Vikings. Despite the passage of centuries and the influence of modern technology and media, Icelandic has changed remarkably little from its ancient form. In fact, Icelanders today can still read and understand classic Old Norse sagas without much difficulty, a testament to the language's resilience. Another intriguing aspect of Icelandic is its inventive approach to new terminology. Instead of borrowing words from other languages, Iceland often creates new compound words or repurposes old terms. For instance, the Icelandic word for 'computer' is 'tölva,' which combines the words for 'number' and 'prophetess' or 'seeress.' This unique linguistic evolution, combined with Iceland's rich literary tradition, makes Icelandic a captivating subject for language enthusiasts.

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