1) (when; while: I met John as I was coming home; We'll be able to talk as we go.) þegar, um leið og, meðan2) (because: As I am leaving tomorrow, I've bought you a present.) þar eð, af því að3) (in the same way that: If you are not sure how to behave, do as I do.) eins og4) (used to introduce a statement of what the speaker knows or believes to be the case: As you know, I'll be leaving tomorrow.) eins og5) (though: Old as I am, I can still fight; Much as I want to, I cannot go.) eins, enda þótt (að)6) (used to refer to something which has already been stated and apply it to another person: Tom is English, as are Dick and Harry.) eins (og)2. adverb(used in comparisons, eg the first as in the following example: The bread was as hard as a brick.) eins3. preposition1) (used in comparisons, eg the second as in the following example: The bread was as hard as a brick.) og2) (like: He was dressed as a woman.) eins og3) (with certain verbs eg regard, treat, describe, accept: I am regarded by some people as a bit of a fool; He treats the children as adults.) sem, eins og4) (in the position of: He is greatly respected both as a person and as a politician.) sem•- as for- as if / as though
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English-Icelandic dictionary. 2013.