Prepostions governing the accusative:
- Ábeint / áraka = opposite (on the opposite side of)
(í)gjøgnum = through
hóast = in spite of
inntil = until
síðan(i) = since
um = about, around, during, across, via, etc
umframt = in addition to
vegna=on account of
Adverbs being used as prepostions that govern the accusative:
- innan = within (of time)
oman = down
uttan = without, except
uttan iva = without (a) doubt
Adverbs ending in –megin that govern the accusative when used as prepositions:
- báðumegin = on both sides of...
somumegin = on the same side of...
hinumegin = on the other side of...
hesumegin = on this side of...
hasumegin = on the opposite side of...
Prepositions governing the accusative and genitive:
- millum, ímillum = between, among
til = to, at
Prepositions governing the dative:
- aft(u)rat = in addition to
at = at, to
av = off from, of
frá = from
hjá = by, with, also used to express the genitive
móti, ímóti = towards, against
nærindis / nærhendis = near, close to, in the neighbourhood of
undan = from underneath, before (in the meaning of time)
úr = out of, from
viðvíkjandi = concerning, regarding
Prepositions governing both the accusative and dative:
- á = onto, on, on top of
eftir = after, according to, along, for
fyri = before, in front of
í = in, iundir[/i] = under, during
við = with, beside, etc.
yvir = over