Faroese/Chapter Six

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Chapter Six - Time[edit]

Many of the following examples are taken from the German language guide by Richard Kölbl: Färöisch Wort für Wort. Bielefeld, 2004.

now - nú ( noo )

early - árla ( aur-la )

later - eftir ( eft-ir )

before - fyrr ( feer )

morning - morgun ( morg-un )

afternoon - seinnapartur ( sayn-a-part-ur )

evening - kvøld ( kvuhld )

night - nátt ( nott )

Clock Time[edit]

The Faroe Islands use the 24hr clock format like most of Europe.

one o'clock AM - klukkan er eitt (kluk-an er aytt)

two o'clock AM - klukkan er tvey (kluk-an er tvuee)

noon - á miðdegi (o mi-de-ee)

one o'clock PM - klukkan er trettan (kluk-an er tret-an)

two o'clock PM - klukkan er fjúrtan (kluk-an er fyoor-tan)

midnight - midnátt (mid-nott)