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Faeroese

or Far·o·ese

[ fair-oh-eez, -ees ]
/ ˌfɛər oʊˈiz, -ˈis /
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noun, plural Faer·o·ese.
a native or inhabitant of the Faeroe Islands.
the Scandinavian language spoken there.
adjective
of or relating to the Faeroe Islands, its people, or their language.
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Origin of Faeroese

First recorded in 1850–55

Words nearby Faeroese

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British Dictionary definitions for Faeroese

Faeroese

Faroese

/ (ˌfɛərəʊˈiːz) /

adjective
of, relating to, or characteristic of the Faeroes, their inhabitants, or their language
noun
the chief language of the Faeroes, closely related to Icelandic, although they are not mutually intelligible
plural -ese a native or inhabitant of the Faeroes
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