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köttur m ( kattar, kettir)

cat
hann fer í kringum ţađ eins og ~ í kringum heitan graut
he is beating around the bush
hún leikur sér ađ honum eins og ~ ađ mús
she is playing cat and mouse with him, she's playing hard to get
hann er ~ liđugur
he is as agile as a cat
vera eins og grár ~ e-s stađar
be a frequent visitor somewhere, be always hanging around the place
fara í hund og kött
go haywire
kaupa köttinn í sekknum
be sold a pig in a poke
ekki upp í nös á ketti
insufficient (not enough to fill a cat's nostril)

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