Faroese, also Faeroese
Faroese often also spelled Faeroese. is a West Nordic or West Scandinavian language spoken by 48,000 people in the Faroe Islands and about 12,000 Faroese in Denmark. It is one of three insular Scandinavian languages descended from the Old Norse language spoken in Scandinavia in the Viking Age, the others being Icelandic and the extinct Norn, which is thought to have been mutually intelligible with Faroese. (Ref: Wikipedia)
Faroese on whatamieating.com
To find foods and foods and food-related items in whatamieating.com in Faroese you may search by any of the following terms:
Faeroese Faro Faroe Faroese Foroyskt Iceland Icelander Icelandic Islands Nordic
These terms associated with languages are hidden behind the scenes as there is some crossover with other languages. The traveller in the Faroe Islands may not be precisely certain which language is in use, and can search using more general terms such as 'Nordic''.
You may use any of the above terms in any search you make using 'Translate from English' so that if you wish to search for a translation of herring, choose whichever of these language terms that you think is most appropriate, say:
'faeroese herring' and then click on 'Translate from English'
One of the problems of providing searches in a multilingual world-wide food dictionary is trying to help people reach the things they are searching for. People do not always know the precise language being used, so these more general searches such as 'Nordic' may help in a successful search.
Also included in the glossary are dishes from the cuisine of the region, cookery terms, cooking methods, drinks, food festivals, days of the week, months of the year etc.
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