Adverbs (atviksorð) are a class of words that don’t fit into the other categories of words. They describe for example when, how, or where things happen. Their form doesn’t change depending on what’s happening in the sentence.[a] Adverbs are commonly seen:
  • In questions:
    • Hvað (what), hver (when), hvenær (how)
  • Describing when something happens:
    • Núna (now), bráðum (soon)
  • Describing how something happens:
    • Vel (well), illa (badly), mjög (very)
  • Describing where something happens:
    • Heima (at home), úti (outside)
  • Others:
    • Já (yes), ekki (not)

Parts of speech: NounsPronounsAdjectivesVerbsAdverbsPrepositions • Conjuctions • Interjections