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Gummi1984Sunday 12th of December 2004 07:49:48 PM
═slenska PHRASES 14 -
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Icelandic Phrase

POLITICS
Stjˇrnmßl

I'm interested in politics
╔g hef ßhuga ß stjˇrnmßlum (or pˇlitÝk)

I'm not interested in politics
╔g hef ekki ßhuga ß stjˇrnmßlum

What do you think about the government?
Hva­ finnst ■Úr um rÝkisstjˇrnina?

What do you think about the king/queen?
Hva­ finnst ■Úr um konunginn/drottninguna?

What do you think about the president?
Hva­ finnst ■Úr um forsetann?

What do you think about the prime minister?
Hva­ finnst ■Úr um forsŠtisrß­herrann?

What do you think about freedom of speech?
Hva­ finnst ■Úr um mßlfrelsi?

What do you think about the military?
Hva­ finnst ■Úr um herinn?

What do you think about democracy?
Hva­ finnst ■Úr um lř­rŠ­i?

What do you think about human rights?
Hva­ finnst ■Úr um mannrÚttindi?

What do you think about women's rights?
Hva­ finnst ■Úr um kvenrÚttindi?

What do you think about gays' rights?
Hva­ finnst ■Úr um rÚttindi samkynhneig­ra? (hřrs fˇlks?)

Are you a member of a political party?
Ertu me­limur Ý stjˇrnmßlaflokki?

When are the elections?
HvenŠr eru kosningarnar?

Whom did you vote for last time?
Hvern kaustu sÝ­ast? (kaust ■˙)

Whom will you vote for?
Hvern viltu kjˇsa? / Hvern muntu kjˇsa (vilt ■˙, munt ■˙)

I am...
╔g er...

a communist
komm˙nisti
a capitalist
kapÝtalisti
a democrat
demˇkrati
a christian democrat
kristinn demˇkrati
a republican
rep˙blikani
a leftist
vinstrisinni
a nationalist
■jˇ­ernissinni
a socialist
jafna­arma­ur
a libertarian
frjßlshyggjuma­ur
a fascist
fasisti

Notes:
konungur, kˇngur = king
fˇlk = people
hřr, samkynhneig­ur = gay
hommi = homosexual
lesbÝa = lesbian
kynvÝs, gagnkynhneig­ur = straight, heterosexual
kapÝtalisti, au­valdssinni, au­j÷fur = capitalist
demˇkrati, jafna­arma­ur, lř­rŠ­issinni = democrat
rep˙blikani, lř­veldissinni = republican