Vocabulary of Faroese (føroyskt)

Nouns, definite articles, plurals
Adjectives masculine, feminine, neuter

1.    mother           mamma, mamman, mammur
2.    father           pápi, pápin, pápar
3.    sister           systir, systirin, systrar


Tí so elskaði Gud verðina, at hann gav son sín, hin einborna, fyri at
hvør tann, sum trýr á hann, ikki skal fortapast, men hava ævigt liv.


For God loved the world so much that he gave his only Son,
so that everyone who believes in him should not perish but have everlasting life.

The Bible, John, 3, 16

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1.    water           vatn, vatnið
2.    fire           eldur, eldurin, eldar
3.    sun           sól, sólin


Gev okkum í dag dagliga breyð okkara.

Give us today our daily bread.
The Bible, Matthew, 6, 11

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1.    cat           ketta, kettan, kettur
2.    dog           hundur, hundurin, hundar
3.    horse           hestur, hesturin, hestar


Upphavið til gleðiboðskapin um Jesus Krist, Guðs son.

The beginning of the good news of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.
The Bible, Mark, 1,1

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1.    white           hvítur, hvít, hvítt
2.    black           svartur, svørt, svart
3.    red           reyður, reyð, reytt


Sum tit vilja, at menniskju skulu gera móti tykkum,
so skulu eisini tit gera móti teimum.


Do to others as you would have them do to you.
The Bible, Luke, 6,31

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Ær faðir tín og móður tína og: Tú skalt elska næsta tín sum teg sjálvan.

Honour your father and mother; and love your neighbour as yourself.
The Bible, Matthew, 19,19

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