Definition of Faroese

1. Noun. A Scandinavian language (closely related to Icelandic) that is spoken on the Faroe Islands.




Definition of Faroese

1. n. sing. & pl. An inhabitant, or, collectively, inhabitants, of the Faroe islands.

Definition of Faroese

1. Adjective. of or pertaining to the Faroe Islands, Faroese people or the Faroese language ¹

2. Noun. A person from the Faroe Islands, Faroe Islander ¹

3. Proper noun. The language of the Faroe Islands, closely related to Icelandic, and more distantly to Danish, Norwegian, and Swedish ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Faroese

Faridabad
Faridpur District
Faries
Farley maidenhair
Farley maidenhair fern
Farm Credit System
Farmer
Farmer's lung
Farmer-Labor Party
Farmers
Farmington
Farnsworth-Munsell colour test
Faro
Faroe Islands
Faroes
Faroese
Faroish
Farouk I
Farquhar
Farquharson
Farr's law
Farragut
Farrant's mounting fluid
Farre's line
Farrell
Farsala
Farsi
Faruk I
Farvardin

Literary usage of Faroese

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1. History of America Before Columbus: According to Documents and Approved Authors by Peter De Roo (1900)
"Antonio Zeno completes the story of the faroese fisherman with a few more ... Antonio relates that the faroese fishermen were held in great esteem, ..."

2. Ancient Danish Ballads by Richard Chandler Alexander Prior (1860)
"The contest in riddles that wo find in Childe Norman may be well illustrated by a faroese ballad describing such a trial of wit between King ..."

3. A History of the County of Inverness (Mainland) by James Cameron Lees (1897)
"The existence of an Icelandic saga parallel to a faroese lay is not always decisive, however, as to the origin of the faroese lay in question. ..."

4. Drifting Round the World: A Boy's Adventure by Sea and Land by Charles Winslow Hall (1882)
"... of faroese architecture; although Watts did find time to remark, between numerous stumbles and ill-advised rushes down the numerous declivities, ..."

5. The Oxonian in Iceland; Or, Notes of Travel in that Island in the Summer of by Frederick Metcalfe (1861)
"... Waves—" She went down man and mouse"—Dining on the narrow gauge—The faroese judge—The Fauna of the Faroes—Pied Havens—How to subsist in a famine. ..."

6. The Oxonian in Iceland: With Glances at Icelandic Folk-lore and Sagas by Frederick Metcalfe (1867)
"... Waves—" She went down man and mouse"—Dining on the narrow gauge-—The faroese judge—The Fauna of the Faroes—Pied Havens—How to subsist in a famine. ..."

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