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MarjaSaturday 12th of March 2005 08:41:51 PM
FAROESE Basic Phrases - Here's some basic Faroese phrases for you to get your teeth into :)

Format
English Phrase
Faroese phrase [English transcription]

Hello
Hall [HAH-LOH]
Hey [HAH-Y]

Good day
Gan dag(in) [GOH-AHN DA(YIN)]

Good morning
Gan morgun [GOH-AHN MOR-GUN]

Good afternoon
Gan dag(in) [GOH-AHN DA(YIN)]

Good evening
Gott kvld [GOTT KVERLD]

Good night
Ga ntt [GOH-AH NOTT]

Goodbye
Farvl [FOR-VAL]

See you later
Vit sggjast [VEET SOOI-DJAHST]


Yes
Ja [YA]

No
Nei [NAI]

Maybe
Kanska [KAHN-SKAH]


Please
Geri so vl [DJEHR-I SO VAL]

Thank you
Takk [TAHK]

Many thanks
Tsund takk [TOO-SUN TAHK]

You're welcome/That's fine
Onki at takka fyri [ON-CHI AH TAHK-KAH FI-RI]


Excuse me!
Orsaka! [OR-SA-KAH]

Sorry (excuse me, forgive me)
Umskylda [UM-SHIL-DAH]
Orsaki meg [OR-SAK-I-MEH]


How are you?
Hvussu hevur t ta? [KVUS-SEH HEH-VUR TOO TA]

Well thanks
Gott takk [GOTT TAHK]


NB. Transcriptions based on British accent.