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Icelandic

Icelandic is a language that retains many its archaic roots, more so than most. The prime difficultly for English-speakers is learning the inflection system and pronunciation. Try to pronounce: EYJARFJALLAJOKULL. Some parts of speech are impossible say without regularly hearing others say them correctly. Complex grammar rules are also an obstacle. Similar to Russian, Icelandic nouns have multiple cases and three genders. Verbs are also conjugated with numbers, tense, mood, voice, and person.