Faeroese

Faeroese

[fair-oh-eez, -ees]
noun, plural Faeroese.
1.
a native or inhabitant of the Faeroe Islands.
2.
the Scandinavian language spoken there.
adjective
3.
of or pertaining to the Faeroe Islands, its people, or their language.
Also, Faroese.


Origin:
1850–55

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Faeroese or Faroese (ˌfɛərəʊˈiːz)
 
adj
1.  of, relating to, or characteristic of the Faeroes, their inhabitants, or their language
 
n , -ese
2.  the chief language of the Faeroes, closely related to Icelandic, although they are not mutually intelligible
3.  a native or inhabitant of the Faeroes
 
Faroese or Faroese
 
adj
 
n

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