How to use adjectives in Faroese

How to use adjectives in Faroese

You want to learn how to use adjectives in Faroese? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Faroese lessons complete with useful examples. Big, small, happy, sad... we'll teach you all you need to know about Faroese adjectives.

Faroese adjectives

Adjectives are generally used to describe nouns. Adjectives come before the noun in Faroese as in English. Adjectives in Faroese agree with the noun they describe. This means that adjectives that describe a feminine noun have a special form.


tann sterki vindurin
the strong wind
tann mildi vindurin
the gentle wind
tann heiti vindurin
the warm wind
tann kaldi vindurin
the cold wind
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About Faroese

Faroese is a scandinavian language spoken by about 50,000 people on the Faroe Islands and roughly 15,000 people in Denmark. If you are planning on doing some travelling, learning Faroese would be a great way to make the most of your trip.

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Basic words and phrases in Faroese

Learn to get by in Faroese with these useful words and phrases. The phrases below will help you to greet people in Faroese, introduce yourself in Faroese and even hold a conversation in Faroese after you have met someone.

Eg eri ok.
I am fine.
Eg eri sjúkur.
I am sick.
Eg eri glaður.
I am happy.
Eg eri errin.
I am proud.
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If you want to go from beginner to fluent in Faroese in a reasonable amount of time, you'll need a proven study method and daily dedication. Our nine-step Faroese learning guide will show you how to teach yourself Faroese in a structured,effective way. The steps below will take you through the progression of skills needed to learn to speak, read and understand Faroese.

Step 7 : Adjectives in Faroese

Adjectives are used to describe nouns. To get started, we suggest you learn the three Faroese adjectives stór, smalt and gamalt (big, small, old). Using the nouns bók, stólur and hurð (book, chair, door) which you learned in Step 3, learn to use each adjective with each noun (the big book, the old chair, the small door). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about Faroese adjectives including useful examples. After you've learned to use the adjectives stór, smalt and gamalt with the nouns bók, stólur and hurð you can move on to Step 8 (Faroese Verbs).

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