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^ abDouble ll is in most cases pronounced [tl̥], as if spelled tl.
^Hver is usually pronounced as "kver". [xʷ] is a part of a dialect from the Southern Region and is rare nowadays.
^Vowels are usually long if they are stressed and followed by no more than one consonant double consonant. Vowel length is not phonemic.
^ abcLong [ɛː, ɔː, œː] are most typically realized as smooth transitions from [ɪ, ʊ, ʏ] to [ɛː, ɔː, œː]. Thus, they are monophthongs phonologically and diphthongs phonetically (Árnason 2011:60, Gussmann 2011:71, 88).
^Sometimes transcribed as [øi], although that is not a part of the standard Icelandic IPA.
^Sometimes transcribed as [øiː], although that is not a part of the standard Icelandic IPA.