What is difference of icelandic and Faroese?

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What is difference of icelandic and Faroese?

Postby Giselberga » 2018-04-27, 18:28

Icelandic and Faroese is similar
Why are Icelandic and Faroese different?

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Re: What is difference of icelandic and Faroese?

Postby Multiturquoise » 2018-08-29, 17:28

They both are descendants of Old Norse. The differences between these two languages are that Icelandic has ö, while Faroese has ø, and I think Faroese has more borrowed words (especially from Danish and English) than Icelandic. Icelandic is spoken in Iceland, while Faroese is spoken in the Faroe Islands, a dependency of Denmark.

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