Faeroese
or Faroese noun (plural Faeroese or Faroese) Date: 1854 1. a member of the people inhabiting the Faeroes 2. the North Germanic language of the Faeroese people • Faeroese adjective

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  • Faeroese — [fer΄ō ēz′, fer΄ōēs′] n. pl. Faeroese 1. a person born or living in the Faeroe Islands 2. the North Germanic language spoken in the Faeroe Islands, related to Icelandic adj. of the Faeroe Islands or their people, language, or culture …   English World dictionary

  • Faeroese — Faer•o•ese or Faroese [[t]ˌfɛər oʊˈiz, ˈis[/t]] n. pl. ese, adj. 1) peo a native or inhabitant of the Faeroe Islands 2) peo the North Germanic language of the Faeroese 3) peo of or pertaining to the Faeroe Islands, their inhabitants, or the… …   From formal English to slang

  • Faeroese — /fɛəroʊˈiz/ (say fairroh eez) noun 1. (plural Faeroese) an inhabitant of the Faeroe Islands. 2. the Faeroese people collectively. 3. the language spoken there, closely related to Icelandic. –adjective 4. of or relating to the Faeroe Islands, the… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Faeroese — /fair oh eez , ees /, n., pl. Faeroese, adj. n. 1. a native or inhabitant of the Faeroe Islands. 2. the Scandinavian language spoken there. adj. 3. of or pertaining to the Faeroe Islands, its people, or their language. Also, Faroese. [1850 55] *… …   Universalium

  • Faeroese — adj. & n. (also Faroese) adj. of or relating to the Faeroes, an island group in the N. Atlantic between Norway and Iceland. n. (pl. same) 1 a native of the Faeroes; a person of Faeroese descent. 2 the Norse language of this people …   Useful english dictionary

  • Faeroese — n. Scandinavian language spoken on the Faroe Islands …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Faeroese — noun & adjective variant spelling of Faroese …   English new terms dictionary

  • faeroese — faero·ese …   English syllables

  • Viking — For other uses, see Viking (disambiguation). Danish seamen, painted mid twelfth century …   Wikipedia

  • Nólsoy —   Island   Location within the Faroe Islands …   Wikipedia

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