Faroese

Faroese

[fair-oh-eez, -ees]
noun, plural Faroese, adjective

Origin:
1850–55; Faeroe (Islands) + -ese

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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

Faroese (ˌfɛərəʊˈiːz)
 
adj, —n
a variant spelling of Faeroese

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