Faeroese(redirected from Faroese language)
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Variant of Faroese.
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1. (Placename) of, relating to, or characteristic of the Faeroes, their inhabitants, or their language
2. (Peoples) of, relating to, or characteristic of the Faeroes, their inhabitants, or their language
3. (Languages) of, relating to, or characteristic of the Faeroes, their inhabitants, or their language
4. (Languages) the chief language of the Faeroes, closely related to Icelandic, although they are not mutually intelligible
5. (Peoples) a native or inhabitant of the Faeroes
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or Far•o•ese(ˌfɛər oʊˈiz, -ˈis)
n., pl. -ese,
1. a native or inhabitant of the Faeroe Islands.
2. the North Germanic language of the Faeroese.adj.
3. of or pertaining to the Faeroe Islands, their inhabitants, or the language Faeroese.
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|Noun||1.||Faeroese - a Scandinavian language (closely related to Icelandic) that is spoken on the Faroe Islands|
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