Meiri Hlutar Bílsins (Vocabulary for 6/17/2002)


Here are some more car-related words.

blöndungur - carburator
bulla - piston
deilir - distributor
grein - manifold
hitaliði - thermostat
innsprautunarspíss - fuel injector
kambás - camshaft
kasthjól - flywheel
kerti - spark plug
kælivifta - cooling fan
loftsía - air filter
olíusía - oil filter
rafali - generator
rafgeymir - battery
riðstraumsrafali - alternator
slanga - hose
stimpilhringur - piston ring
sveifarás - crankshaft
sveifarhús - crankcase
vatnsdæla - water pump
ventill - valve
þétti - gasket

I've also seen 'batterí' for battery, but I'm not sure which sense of 'battery.'

These words are from the Icelandic Word Bank: http://www.ismal.hi.is/ob/index.en.html.

Jon

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