Apertium has moved from SourceForge to GitHub.
If you have any questions, please come and talk to us on #apertium on irc.freenode.net or contact the GitHub migration team.

User:Lakshya 2512

From Apertium
Jump to: navigation, search

Faroese


Faroese is a north Germanic language spoken mainly in Denmark. It is one of five languages descended from Old West Norse spoken in the Middle Ages, the others are : • Norwegian • Icelandic • Norn • Greenlandic norse

Contents

[edit] comparitive studies

[1]

[2]

[edit] translators

[3]

[4]


[edit] grammar

Main article: Faroese grammar

Faroese grammar is related and very similar to that of modern Icelandic and Old Norse. Faroese is an inflected language with three grammatical genders and four cases: nominative, accusative, dative and genitive.

Faroese Words and Phrases in comparison to other Germanic languages
Faroese Icelandic Norwegian (nynorsk) Norwegian (bokmål) English Frisian Danish Swedish German Dutch
Vælkomin Velkomin Velkomen Velkommen Welcome Wolkom Velkommen Välkommen Willkommen Welkom
Farvæl Far vel; Farðu heill Farvel Farvel Farewell Farwol Farvel Farväl Lebewohl Vaarwel
Hvussu eitur tú? Hvað heitir þú? Kva heiter du? Hva heter du? What is your name? Wat is dyn namme? Hvad hedder du? Vad heter du? Wie heißt Du? Hoe heet je?
Hvussu gongur? Hvernig gengur? Korleis gjeng / går det? Hvordan går det? How is it going? (How goes it?) Hoe giet it? Hvordan går det? Hur går det? Wie geht es? Hoe gaat het?
Hvussu gamal (m) / gomul (f) ert tú? Hversu gamall (m) / gömul (f) ert þú? Kor gamal er du? Hvor gammel er du? How old are you? Hoe âld bisto? Hvor gammel er du? Hur gammal är du? Wie alt bist Du? Hoe oud ben je?
Reytt / reyður / reyð Rautt / rauður / rauð Raud(t) Rød(t) Red Read Rød(t) Rött / Röd Rot Rood / Rode
Blátt/bláur/blá Blátt/blár/blá Blå(tt) Blå(tt) Blue Blau(e) Blå(t) Blå(tt) Blau Blauw(e)
Hvítt / hvítur / hvít Hvítt / hvítur / hvít Kvit(t) Hvit(t) White Wyt Hvid(t) Vit(t) Weiß Wit(te)

[edit] See also

[edit] Further reading

[edit] To learn Faroese as a language

  • Adams, Jonathan & Hjalmar P. Petersen. Faroese: A Language Course for beginners Grammar & Textbook. Tórshavn, 2009: Stiðin (704 p.) Template:ISBN
  • W. B. Lockwood: An Introduction to Modern Faroese. Tórshavn, 1977. (no ISBN, 244 pages, 4th printing 2002)
  • Michael Barnes: Faroese Language Studies Studia Nordica 5, Supplementum 30. Tórshavn, 2002. (239 pages) Template:ISBN
  • Höskuldur Thráinsson (Þráinsson), Hjalmar P. Petersen, Jógvan í Lon Jacobsen, Zakaris Svabo Hansen: Faroese. An Overview and Reference Grammar. Tórshavn, 2004. (500 pages) Template:ISBN
  • Richard Kölbl: Färöisch Wort für Wort. Bielefeld 2004 (in German)

[edit] Dictionaries

  • Johan Hendrik W. Poulsen: Føroysk orðabók. Tórshavn, 1998. (1483 pages) Template:ISBN (in Faroese)
  • Annfinnur í Skála / Jonhard Mikkelsen: Føroyskt / enskt – enskt / føroyskt, Vestmanna: Sprotin 2008. (Faroese–English / English–Faroese dictionary, 2 volumes)
  • Annfinnur í Skála: Donsk-føroysk orðabók. Tórshavn 1998. (1369 pages) Template:ISBN (Danish–Faroese dictionary)
  • M.A. Jacobsen, Chr. Matras: Føroysk–donsk orðabók. Tórshavn, 1961. (no ISBN, 521 pages, Faroese–Danish dictionary)
  • Hjalmar Petersen, Marius Staksberg: Donsk–Føroysk orðabók. Tórshavn, 1995. (879 p.) Template:ISBN (Danish–Faroese dictionary)
  • Eigil Lehmann: Føroysk–norsk orðabók. Tórshavn, 1987 (no ISBN, 388 p.) (Faroese–Norwegian dictionary)
  • Jón Hilmar Magnússon: Íslensk-færeysk orðabók. Reykjavík, 2005. (877 p.) Template:ISBN (Icelandic–Faroese dictionary)
  • Gianfranco Contri: Dizionario faroese-italiano = Føroysk-italsk orðabók. Tórshavn, 2004. (627 p.) Template:ISBN (Faroese–Italian dictionary)

[edit] Faroese Literature and Research

  • V.U. Hammershaimb: Færøsk Anthologi. Copenhagen 1891 (no ISBN, 2 volumes, 4th printing, Tórshavn 1991) (editorial comments in Danish)
  • Tórður Jóansson: English loanwords in Faroese. Tórshavn, 1997. (243 pages) Template:ISBN
  • Petersen, Hjalmar P. 2009. Gender Assignment in Modern Faroese. Hamborg. Kovac
  • Petersen, Hjalmar P. 2010. The Dynamics of Faroese-Danish Language Contact. Heidelberg. Winter
  • Faroese/German anthology "From Djurhuus to Poulsen – Faroese Poetry during 100 Years", academic advice: Turið Sigurðardóttir, linear translation: Inga Meincke (2007), ed. by Paul Alfred Kleinert

[edit] Other

[edit] References

Template:Reflist

[edit] External links

Template:InterWiki Template:Wiktionarycat Template:WikisourceWiki Template:Wikivoyage

Template:Faroe Islands topics Template:Germanic languages Template:Languages of Denmark

Template:Authority control

Personal tools