Posted in Faroese, Germanic, Language Profiles, North Germanic

Faroese

faroese

Classification: Indo-European – Germanic – North Germanic – Western Scandinavian – Faroese

Number of speakers: 66,150 (Ethnologue)

Countries where it is spoken: Denmark

Varieties:

  • Northern Faroese
  • Central Faroese
  • Southern Faroese

Example:

Øl menniskju eru fødd fræls og jøvn til virðingar og mannarættindi. Tey hava skil og samvitsku og eiga at fara hvørt um annað í bróðuranda.

All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.

 

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