Faroese Submitted Place Names

Faroese names are used on the Faroe Islands.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
ABKASIA (Country) Faroese
Faroese form of ABKHAZIA.
BRETLAND (Country) Icelandic, Faroese, Medieval English
Icelandic, Faroese and Old English form of BRITAIN (see also: UNITED KINGDOM).
BURUNDI (Country) Afrikaans, Albanian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Bosnian, Breton, Bulgarian, Burmese, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Faroese, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish, Ukrainian
The name of the Country in East Africa. Burundi, officially the Republic of Burundi, is a landlocked country in the African Great Lakes region of East Africa, bordered by Rwanda to the north, Tanzania to the east and south, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west.
EGYPTALAND (Country) Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese form of EGYPT.
FILIPSOYGGJAR (Country) Faroese
Faroese form of PHILIPPINES.
FØROYAR (Country) Faroese
Probably derived from Old Norse fær "sheep" and oyer, an archaic Faroese word meaning "islands".
GRAN CANARIA (Island) Spanish, English, Esperanto, Dutch, Welsh, Breton, Asturian, Aragonese, German, Estonian, Faroese, Galician, Croatian, Italian, Hungarian, Norwegian, Serbo-Croatian, Finnish, Swedish, Turkish, Icelandic, Czech, Polish, Romanian, Scots, Slovene
From Spanish gran "grande, great" and Canaria referring to the CANARY ISLANDS. Gran Canaria is the third largest and second most populous island of the Canary Islands.
GRØNLAND (Country) Danish, Norwegian, Faroese
Cognate of GRŒNLAND.
ÍSRAEL (Country) Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese form of ISRAEL.
KASAKSTAN (Country) Afrikaans, Icelandic, Faroese
Afrikaans, Icelandic and Faroese form of KAZAKHSTAN.
KEKENIA (Political Subdivision) Faroese
Faroese form of CHECHNYA.
LETTLAND (Country) Faroese, German, Icelandic, Swedish
Cognate of LATVIA.
LIBYA (Country) Northern African, Berber, Burmese, English, Faroese, Finnish, Hausa, Indonesian, Malay, Norwegian, Swahili, Tagalog, Turkish
From Arabic ليبيا‎ (Lībiyā) from Ancient Greek Λιβύη (Libúē), which is derived from Libu, the name of an ancient Berber tribe (attested as rbw in Egyptian)... [more]
NOREG (Country) Norwegian (Nynorsk), Faroese
Nynorsk and Faroese form of NORGE.
NOREGUR (Country) Icelandic, Faroese (Rare, Archaic)
Icelandic form of Norðvegr, the Old Norse form of NORWAY.
PÓLLAND (Country) Faroese, Icelandic
Faroese and Icelandic form of POLAND.
RIGA (Settlement) Afrikaans, Albanian, Armenian, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Faroese, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Persian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Turkmen, Urdu, Uyghur, Uzbek
From Latvian Rīga, origin disputed. It may be derived from Livonian ringa meaning "loop", referring to an ancient harbor formed by the tributary loop of the Daugava river, from Riege, the German name of the Rīdzene (a tributary of the Daugava), or from Latvian rija meaning "threshing barn"... [more]
SAHARA (Country & Region) Afrikaans, Armenian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Faroese, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hindi, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kannada, Korean, Kurdish, Macedonian, Malay, Malayalam, Marathi, Nepali, Norwegian, Polish, Punjabi, Romanian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tagalog, Telugu, Thai, Turkmen, Yiddish
Derived from Arabic صَحَارَى‎ (ṣaḥārā) meaning "deserts", the plural of صَحْرَاء (ṣaḥrāʾ) meaning "desert". This is the name of a desert in Northern Africa as well as a disputed territory and semi-independent state (Western Sahara).
SÁPMI (Region) Sami, Swedish, English, German, Breton, Faroese, Manx, Scots, Vietnamese
Perhaps ultimately derived from Proto-Balto-Slavic *źemē meaning "earth". Suomi, the Finnish name for Finland, is believed to be derived from the same root... [more]
STÓRABRETLAND (Country) Faroese
Faroese form of Great Britain, used as a name for UNITED KINGDOM.
TÓRSHAVN (Settlement) Faroese
Means "THOR's harbour" in Faroese. Tórshavn is the capital and largest city of the FAROE ISLANDS.
TURKMENISTAN (Country) Abkhaz, Afrikaans, Avar, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chuvash, Circassian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Faroese, Finnish, German, Indonesian, Italian, Lezgin, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Serbian, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Ukrainian
From Turkmen Türkmenistan, from the ethnic name Türkmen combined with the Persian suffix -ستان (-stan) meaning "land of". The ethnic name is believed by some to mean "resembling a Turk" or "co-Turk", from the name of the Turkic peoples combined with the Sogdian suffix -myn or -men... [more]
VILNIUS (Settlement) Lithuanian, Czech, Danish, English, Estonian, Faroese, French, German, Norwegian, Portuguese, Slovak, Swedish
Capital of LITHUANIA. Named after the Vilnia River whose name is derived from Lithuanian vilnis "wave".
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