[ 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.
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
/ (ˌfɛərəʊˈiːz) /
of, relating to, or characteristic of the Faeroes, their inhabitants, or their language
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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