Faroese

[ fair-oh-eez, -ees ]
/ ˌfɛər oʊˈiz, -ˈis /

noun, plural Far·o·ese, adjective

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Origin of Faroese

First recorded in 1850–55; Faroe (Islands) + -ese

Definition for faroese (2 of 2)

Faeroese

or Far·o·ese

[ fair-oh-eez, -ees ]
/ ˌfɛər oʊˈiz, -ˈis /

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.

Origin of Faeroese

First recorded in 1850–55
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British Dictionary definitions for faroese (1 of 2)

Faroese
/ (ˌfɛərəʊˈiːz) /

adjective, noun

a variant spelling of Faeroese

British Dictionary definitions for faroese (2 of 2)

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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